Yency Contreras entered the United States illegally when he was 17 from Honduras and spent more than four months in a juvenile detention center – but today he is an officer in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.
Customers enjoy brunch at 5Church restaurant uptown on Sunday. Senate Bill 155, also known as the "Brunch Bill," would allow restaurants to serve alcohol before noon if it passes. Charlotte restaurants like 5Church could see higher volumes of customers before noon along with higher check balances from ordering alcohol.
The Charlotte region’s latest bear sighting happened Wednesday in Hickory, where a bear staked out a cozy spot atop a tree behind one of downtown’s busiest liquor stores. WBTV's Steve Ohnesorge reports from Hickory.
Duke Energy and a Charlotte developer have filed preliminary plans with the city of Charlotte for a new office tower on a piece of land it bought last month for $27.5 million. Alex Kormann The Charlotte Observer
The Matthews Sportsplex's second phase of construction was unveiled this past Saturday with a Charlotte Independence game. The additional construction added more fields, a championship field with 2,500 spectator seats, walking and cross country trails, a playground and restrooms. With the expansion, the site can also host a variety of high level events.
American Airlines flight attendant Brian Lindsay was one of thousands who reported health issues after the company switched their uniforms last fall. Employees have reported that the uniform caused health problems, ranging from skin reactions to respiratory issues to thyroid problems.
Harris Teeter welcome shoppers to its new Sedgefield Shopping Center location on Tuesday, June 20 at 5 p.m. as the company celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and Taste of Teeter sampling event.