An outside investigation found no “direct evidence” that the Charlotte Fire Department retaliated against former fire investigator Crystal Eschert, who complained about the quality of renovations of a city building on North Graham Street.
A woman died Tuesday morning after a man she was in a relationship with kicked in the front door of her east Charlotte home, assaulted her and then set the house on fire, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. The man died later at a hospital.
The arguments offered the first public indication of where the justices stand in the dispute over whether states can continue defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman, or whether the Constitution gives gay and lesbian couples the right to marry.
The SEC is investigating whether the bank is in compliance with a 1972 rule that mandates financial firms set aside enough liquid assets that, in the event of a crisis, it can repay to customers readily.