With the arrival of Charlotte’s severe storm season, emergency officials this week urged residents and businesses to prepare now for tornadoes, floods and hurricanes that are no stranger to the region.
The truck driver involved in an accident north of Wilmington on Saturday that killed a Charlotte 2-year-old has been charged with a second count of misdemeanor death by vehicle after the family's newborn baby also died.
A pastor at a South Carolina church who was shot by deputies at a Lancaster business after what they are calling a domestic situation died at the hospital, according to the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED).
Akshra Paimagan, a sixth-grader at Randolph Middle School, made it to the semi-finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, where she tied for 39th place. The experience was both exciting and nerve-wracking for Akshra and her family.
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A man was fatally shot Thursday afternoon after threatening and pointing a gun at deputies who responded to a dispute between him and his estranged wife at a Lancaster store. The deputies were placed on administrative leave with pay while the State Law Enforcement Division investigates.
The county budget that County Manager Dena Diorio recommended Thursday won’t raise property taxes, but also doesn’t fund a 2 percent county raise for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees or a summer literacy initiative championed by Superintendent Ann Clark.
The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees voted 10-3 Thursday to rename Saunders Hall “Carolina Hall,” stripping the name of William Saunders, who was purported to be a member of the Ku Klux Klan in the 19th century.
Naquan Curry, a Charlotte teenager who had been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Glenn Gullette, a former professional boxer on his way to church, pleaded guilty to a series of lesser charges Thursday. If convicted, Curry would have spent the rest of his life behind bars. Instead, under a plea agreement with the Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Office, the 16-year-old faces a prison sentence of at least 15 years.
Of the 850 teams competing in the Odyssey of the Mind World Finals at Michigan State University May 20-23, Charlotte teams placed in the top 10 in their divisions six times with Carmel Middle School taking two of those honors.