Charlotte Uprising activists call for the resignation of Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts and Police Chief Kerr Putney as turmoil over the police department’s fatal shooting of Keith Scott enters its second week.
Sen. Richard Burr, who wants to repeal Obamacare, says insurers are proposing 19 percent to 25 percent rate hikes for North Carolinian participants in 2017, and contends the president’s signature health program “is imploding.”
Eleven people were arrested late Sunday and early Monday in connection with protests staged in uptown Charlotte, including three from out of state. The protests were in connection with the shooting of an African American suspect last week by a Charlotte Mecklenburg police officer.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police did not capture key video footage of last week’s fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott because a responding officer apparently didn’t turn on his body camera until after police had already shot the victim – a violation of department policy.
Golf legend Arnold Palmer died Sunday in Pittsburgh at the age of 87. Charlotte members of “Arnie’s Army” are undoubtedly aware of his imact on the Queen City -- I was not until I researched this blog post! Take a minute to read below, then enjoy some great photos of “The King” in the Queen City.
Players say there's been a lot of talk in the Panthers locker room about how best to show a sign of unity against discrimination in light of Keith Lamont Scott’s death. But there’s not yet a consensus on how best to act, safety Tre Boston says.
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released body and dash-cam videos of the fatal police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott on Saturday after days of mounting public pressure. In a press conference, Chief Kerr Putney said while the videos show no “absolute, definitive visual evidence" that the 43-year-old black man had a gun in his hand, other evidence from the scene does prove it.