In 2007, the city of Charlotte struck a deal with Pappas Properties to build affordable housing next to the Scaleybark light-rail station. Nearly 11 years and $2 million from the Housing Trust Fund later, the apartments haven’t been built.
North Carolina officials asked to look into prison reform are focusing on low salaries and vacant positions in the wake of the escape attempt at Pasquotank Correctional Institution and other prison violence.
Charlotte's $1.1 billion light rail extension of the Lynx Blue Line opened Friday. This extension spans 9.3 miles from uptown to the UNC Charlotte campus, and is the most expensive public works project in the city's history.
Investigators are working around the clock to learn why a 51-year-old man with no known ties to terrorism drove a flaming minivan loaded with propane tanks through a major Northern California Air Force base.
Thousands of Croatian far-right supporters are marching in downtown Zagreb to protest an international convention they say indirectly legalizes gay marriages and gives rights to a transgender population.
Syrian state media is reporting that some 7,000 members of a rebel group and their relatives are getting ready to leave eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus to opposition-held areas north of the country.
President Donald Trump met with some of the nation's top law enforcement officials to speak out against so-called sanctuary cities on March 20, 2018. At the meeting, Rep. Martha McSally, (R) Arizona, noted that Arizona doesn't have sanctuary cities.