This site on Rea Road near Interstate 485, home to a shuttered Applebee's, highlights a debate about whether suburban development should always be built around cars. There's a controversy over whether to allow a hotel to be built there and whether the area will ever become pedestrian friendly.
Davie HinshawThe Charlotte Observer
Rea Road Hotel site controversy
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911 call audio: You hear her tell him to put the gun down. Seconds after police arrive - gunshots.
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President Trump in his first speech to the United Nations referred to North Korea leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man," and said the United States, if forced to defend itself and its allies, is "willing and able" to take military action.
Warning: Graphic violence audio content. This is the edited audio from a 911 call between Rueben Galindo and Charlotte Mecklenburg Police dispatch on Sept. 6, 2017. The entire 911 call released by CMPD lasted 11:17. Prior to this call, Galindo called 911 and spoke to a dispatcher through an interpreter for nearly 15 minutes, saying he had been drinking and wanted to turn himself in.
94yr. old veteran and Charlotte native Chuck Richardson was thrilled to take a ride in an historic B-17 bomber like the one he flew in during the war in 1944 in England.
The restored flying museum is at the Concord Regional Airport through Sunday. Public flights and ground tours will be available on Saturday and Sunday, September 16-17. Flights are 10a.m. to 2p.m. every hour on the hour. Ground tours are from 2:30p.m. to 5:30p.m. Anyone seeking info can call (918)-340-0243 or visit www.libertyfoundation.org.
Just days before he died in 1980, a new film says, Hollywood actor Steve McQueen – star of “Bullitt” and “The Great Escape” – had a secret meeting with Charlotte-born evangelist Billy Graham to talk about his late-in-life conversion to Christianity.
Actor Steve McQueen, who personified cool during his nearly two decades as a Hollywood superstar, retreated from the glamor and excesses of the movie scene late in his short life and embraced Christianity. When he died at age 50, McQueen was clutching a Bible – one given to him by Billy Graham.