The Charlotte Checkers defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3-2 to take a 1-0 lead in first round action of the American Hockey League playoffs at Bojangles' Coliseum in Charlotte, NC on Friday, April 21, 2018.
Scenes from Wednesday's Charlotte Checkers - Bridgeport Sound Tigers game at Bojangles’ Coliseum. The AHL team played without fans due to dangerous driving conditions caused by snow left by Winter Storm Inga.
Kyle Hagel, the enforcer for the Charlotte Checkers hockey team, is fighting to increase literacy at McClintock Middle School through his Stick to Reading program and more recently a book club for boys.
The BOOM festival in Plaza Midwood is Charlotte's annual showcase of contemporary and experimental art, featuring a unique coalition of artists, volunteers, nonprofits, and local businesses and organizations transforming how art is made and shared
Watch a time-lapse of NC State's Will Wilson sliding safely into home after tagging up on a sacrifice fly in the victory over Duke Saturday, April 21, 2018. Wilson was originally called out but it was overturned on replay.
On Saturday, April 21 the Humane Society held its annual Pet Palooza Festival & Walk for the Animals event at Independence Park, featuring a 2K pet walk, a vendor fair, dog yoga, an agility ring, splash pool activities, live music, and more
Charlotte, North Carolina based Wachovia was sold to Wells Fargo 10 years ago at the peak of the 2008 economic recession. With the major banking business now facing its own financial struggles, people wonder if Wachovia could have survived.
The Centers for Disease Control's Wednesday update on the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak says the sick count has added 18 people since Friday, for a total of 53 in 16 states. And there's a high hospitalization rate.
Tornadoes, toppled trees and ripped apart homes, businesses and an elementary school in Greensboro and Reidsville, NC Sunday, April 15, 2018. Duke Energy crews were working Monday to restore electric service to more than 31,000 customers.