Charlotte City Attorney Bob Hagemann (center) speaks with Mayor Jennifer Roberts (left) and Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles. The city has appealed the verdict in the Crystal Eschert whistleblower case.
Charlotte City Attorney Bob Hagemann (center) speaks with Mayor Jennifer Roberts (left) and Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles. The city has appealed the verdict in the Crystal Eschert whistleblower case. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
Charlotte City Attorney Bob Hagemann (center) speaks with Mayor Jennifer Roberts (left) and Mayor Pro Tem Vi Lyles. The city has appealed the verdict in the Crystal Eschert whistleblower case. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com

City Council backs appeal in high-profile whistleblower lawsuit

September 22, 2017 01:36 PM