Charlotte lawyer pleads guilty to fraud

Demetrius Rainer was accused of being the closing attorney for a mortgage fraud cell operating in Mecklenburg and Union counties
By admin | January 7, 2009

Inauguration to close many bridges into D.C.

All Potomac bridge crossings from Virginia into D.C. will be closed to personal vehicles on Inauguration Day and a large portion of downtown will be off-limits too
By admin | January 7, 2009

Two injured in random west Charlotte shootings

The victims were shot in the legs as they walked in the Brookhill area off Remount Road. Police were looking for two men in a green Mazda.
By admin | January 6, 2009

Preaching the virtues of a healthy diet

Denise Hairston says fatty foods, too much salt and sugar are killing black Americans. Her message: A healthy, meat-free diet can be tasty, too
By admin | January 5, 2009

Just call me butter, ’cause I’m on a roll


Jemal is perfect in his NFL post-season picks. He also has some thoughts about this past weekend
By admin | January 5, 2009

The inauguration can wait


Obama's work starts now, and Washington is ready
By admin | January 5, 2009

Nick Mackey faces misdemeanor charge

The charge is related to a July judgment against Mackey's law firm for unpaid rent, attorneys fees, interest and other costs that now total $101,402
By admin | January 3, 2009

Playoff picks: Four more shots at perfection


A lesser sports writer might boast after so closely calling last week's Panthers-Saints games. But I'm nothing if not modest
By admin | January 3, 2009

Black history unfolds in Colorado

In the same grand chambers where the Ku Klux Klan once held sway, two black men will assume the most powerful positions in the Colorado General Assembly
By admin | January 3, 2009

Apartheid foe Helen Suzman dies at 91

Suzman was one of the few white South African lawmakers to fight against the injustices of racist rule
By admin | January 2, 2009