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The Charlotte Housing Authority estimates 10,000 people applied Monday for the Section 8 subsidized housing wait list – so many that it briefly swamped the website. The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is helping applicants use library computers to fill out applications this week at www.charlottewaitlist.org. Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. Friday. The last time the agency opened the list in 2007, more than 10,000 applied in five days. Called Housing Choice Voucher, the program offers federal rent subsidies to low-income people.

Brad Cooper, the father of two accused of killing his wife and dumping her body near their Cary home in 2008, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Wake County Superior Court on Monday.

A Brevard woman has pleaded guilty to felony hit-and-run and misdemeanor death by motor vehicle in the 2013 death of a Wilmington cyclist.

A father in Lincoln County was arrested after his three-month-old child was taken to the hospital with a broken femur.

The shots were heard Monday morning and are believed to have come from a handgun, police say. The vehicle in question is a gray or gold color with only one functioning head light.

The DOT is shifting traffic on the inner loop of I-485 between Rea and Johnston roads from midnight to 6 a.m. Traffic will move to the new inside lanes so crews can continue paving operations.

Bank theft was reported about 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart in the 7700 block of North Tryon Street, police said.

Felicia Cousar of Rock Hill is accused of stabbing her boyfriend in the elbow Saturday morning after finding another woman’s phone number in his phone. She turned herself into police that afternoon.

Rescue crews were called early Monday afternoon to the Catawba River after a report that a boat had overturned.

A multi-vehicle wreck involving a tractor-trailer has brought travel to a crawl Monday morning on the inner loop of Interstate 485 in southern Mecklenburg County.

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