Mayor Vi Lyles speaks about the possibility of the Republican National Convention coming to Charlotte at a meeting of the Democratic Women of Mecklenburg Wednesday at AME Little Rock Mount Zion church in First Ward.
U.S. Congressman Ralph Norman defended taking out a gun at a meeting with constituents last week. Norman said he didn't break any laws. Officials from the S.C. Democratic Party said they have asked the state law enforcement division to investigate.
9th Congressional district candidates Dan McCready and Christian Cano started the evening off with a bang on Thursday, April 5, 2018 during the Black Political Caucus of Charlotte-Mecklenburg candidate primary forum.
It didn't take long for 9th Congressional district candidates Dan McCready and Christian Cano to go after one another on Thursday, April 5, 2018 during the 2018 Candidate Primary Forum in Charlotte, NC.
Ninth Congressional district candidate Christian Cano added to the tension with his opponent Dan McCready on Thursday, April 5, 2018 when he restated his earlier statements attacking McCready following the Charlottesville, Va. tragedy.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released body camera videos from a 2017 non-fatal officer-involved shooting in north Charlotte. Police said Jonathan Autry held a pregnant woman at gunpoint and officers shot him as she crawled to safety.
Kaleia Martin, a 24-year-old recent graduate with a master's degree in social work from UNC Chapel Hill, says she has to live with her parents because she cannot find suitable affordable housing, even with a roommate.
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.
In the wake of the Parkland school shooting, President Trump has pointed to a common explanation for the violence: video games. But two decades after the Columbine shooting. research has rejected the hypothesis.
Democrat Conor Lamb is declaring victory in a southwestern Pennsylvania congressional election that is rocking the political landscape. Unofficial returns show Lamb with a narrow lead over Republican Rick Saccone as absentee ballots are counted.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., received applause as he spoke during a hearing on gun violence and school safety on March 14, 2018. He called out lawmakers for their "weak responses" after the Parkland, Florida school shooting and their fears of the NRA. "
1n 2016 Mark Harris lost to Robert Pittenger by 134 votes in the race to be the U.S. Representative in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District. This year Harris trails Pittenger by about 30 points in the polls.