Police, prosecutors and elected officials spoke with Charlotte residents on Saturday about ways to encourage better interaction with the public and law enforcement in light of recent incidents resulting in the deaths of black men at the hands of officers.
For two women who wore POW-MIA bracelets with the names of two soldiers in the same helicopter that landed burning in 1970, last week’s return of the remains of Bunyan Price Jr. are drawing emotional connections.
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is about a generational transfer in more ways than one. Set 30 years after the events in "Return of the Jedi" and coming to theaters just over 30 years after the film first debuted, that idea remained top of mind for the film's brand new production design team, fans learned at Star Wars Celebration on Saturday.
“Walkability” and “mixed use” are hot buzzwords right now in development, as urban planners look to cut down on sprawl, long commutes and the big roadways that dominate much of suburbia. But in a city like Charlotte that loves its cars, is overcoming “Big Asphalt” – the term some urban planners are using for the sprawl mindset – a realistic goal?
Zack Hodges is looking forward to the NFL draft after a successful football career at Harvard. Hodges, who’s projected as a mid- to late-round prospect, says he’ll think of his mom when he hears his named called.