Charlotte

CMPD officer who fatally struck pedestrian now faces more severe charge

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer who struck and killed a man in July has been indicted by a grand jury for involuntary manslaughter, documents …

Policing

Nearly 4,000 south Charlotte residents without power

Updated:Thursday, December 14 2017 5:41 AM EST2017-12-14 10:41:58 GMT<p>According to the Duke Power outage map, the outages are affecting customers who …

North Carolina

Shocking video shows local Waffle...

In a matter of seconds, a Waffle House cook was down the floor with a gun pointed his head. The waitress was forced to fork over whatever cash was in …

Crime

Water main break shuts down lanes of Myers Park road Thursday morning

A road near the Myers Park neighborhood of south Charlotte is shut down Thursday morning due to a water main break. According to …

North Carolina

World is fired up about Packers QB Aaron Rodgers’ return. So why aren’t the Panthers?

No disrespect to the future Hall-of-Famer they’re facing Sunday, but the Carolina Panthers aren’t getting all worked up about the return of Green Bay …

Aaron Rodgers

From homeless to honor grad:...

Precious Sidbury's life is a textbook example of perseverance.

HBCUs

Charlotte’s Good Fellows draws record crowd – raising $5,600 per minute for the needy

The century-old Charlotte brotherhood known as The Good Fellows set an attendance record Wednesday, when members of the all-male club gathered to …

North Carolina

Stranger left a holiday card on one deputy’s car. An entire agency says ‘thank you.’

An anonymous Charlottean left a holiday card on a Mecklenburg County deputy’s patrol car this week, and it apparently touched the entire …

North Carolina

Wrestler Ric Flair starts his own YouTube channel for “stylin’ and profilin’”

Wresting icon Ric Flair is continuing his rebound from a near-death hospitalization this summer with the creation of his own YouTube channel “Nature …

Ric Flair

Brutal first half dooms Charlotte Hornets. The 3-point stats really pop out.

Dwight Howard reminded one of his former teams how good he can still be, but otherwise the Charlotte Hornets had no chance Wednesday.<p>The Rockets went …

Basketball

Democrats walk out in protest after Republicans snub Roy Cooper

As North Carolina lawmakers debate whether to change how judges are picked, all the Democrats on a key committee protested Wednesday by walking out …

Government

9 Holiday Scams To Watch Out For In NC: Christmas 2017

Authorities are warning residents of fake charities, gift card theft and other holiday 2017 scams.<p>CHARLOTTE, NC — Ah, the joy of the holidays. From …

Identity Theft

New law makes it difficult for civilians to create arrest warrants

Loading...<p><b>CHARLOTTE, N.C.</b> - The legislature made it more difficult starting Dec. 1 for civilians to take out warrants against each other.<p>The problem …

North Carolina

Police Still Trying To Identify Circle K Armed Robbery Suspect

1/4<p>2/4<p>3/4<p>4/4<p>CHARLOTTE, NC–Detectives are requesting assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for robbing a convenient store.<p>Around 9:05 Sunday …

Crime

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Wednesday Night In North Carolina

The Geminid meteor shower is usually impressive, and will peak early Thursday morning. Will the skies clear so N.C. can see it?<p>The annual Geminid …

Astronomy

Mecklenburg Co. leaders to receive server hacking update Tuesday

Loading...<p><b>MECKLENBURG CO., N.C.</b> - Mecklenburg County leaders will receive an update Tuesday afternoon on the hacking attack on the county’s servers …

Security

Dave Gettleman is up for another GM job. Should man who cleaned up his mess be, too?

Ex-Panthers general manger Dave Gettleman’s name has surfaced again for the first time since owner Jerry Richardson unceremoniously dumped him in …

North Carolina

200 Teddy Bears Delivered To Levine Children's Hospital

200 pediatric cancer patients in Charlotte received "Hope" bears Tuesday, donated by Extended Stay America. Here's how you can help, too.<p>CHARLOTTE, …

North Carolina

Family of slain prison sergeant sues inmate accused of killing her

The family of a slain Bertie Correctional officer is suing the inmate accused of killing her.<p>The lawsuit, filed last week by the father of Sgt. …

Crime

White Christmas 2017: Here Are The Chances For Charlotte

Forecasters have predicted how likely your dreams are to come true.<p>CHARLOTTE, NC – Did the snow last weekend have you dreaming of a white Christmas? …

North Carolina

Mecklenburg County Courthouse Evacuated For Bomb Threat

A bomb threat for the courthouse in uptown prompted a building-wide evacuation midday Tuesday.<p>CHARLOTTE, NC -- A bomb threat prompted a building-wide …

North Carolina

9 Restaurants Open Christmas Day in Charlotte

Dinner reservations for Christmas Day 2017 at Charlotte area restaurants are filling up fast.<p>CHARLOTTE, NC — No way around it, the Christmas holiday …

North Carolina

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers updates his status for game vs. Panthers – on Instagram

Sunday’s Panthers-Packers game got a lot more interesting on Tuesday night.<p>Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers posted on his Instagram account late …

Aaron Rodgers

Mixed doubles gives curling more Olympic time to shine

A day and a half before the torch is lit and more than 12 hours before any Olympian slips into a ski or skate, the 2018 Winter Games officially will …

Curling

How long will Hornets’ Cody Zeller be out following surgery?

Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller had successful surgery Tuesday to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee, the team announced.<p>The Hornets did …

Basketball

Tuesday’s Boys HS Roundup: Gaston Day slams Zion Williamson-less Spartanburg Day

Elevator<p>↑<b>Charlotte Latin:</b> the Hawks beat Christ The King 65-25 to win their third straight game and improve to 4-4. Jack Felkner (13 points, eight …

College Basketball

Hornets center Dwight Howard will come up big in Houston, but is that enough?

Five fearless predictions for Wednesday’s Charlotte Hornets game against the Houston Rockets:<p>1. Dwight Howard will come up big.<p>Hornets center Dwight …

Basketball

Auburn prof and Kenny Chesney sparked Cam Newton’s new diversity intiative in Charlotte

When Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to Auburn to finish his degree a few years ago, a sociology professor began her first class by …

Cam Newton

Carolina Panther Among Celebrities Supporting Bullied Teen

Panther placekicker Graham Gano offered support for the teen who said bullies poured milk on him, put ham down his clothes.<p>A mom's heartbreaking …

North Carolina

Fleeing Driver Smashes Utility Pole, Snarls Traffic In Matthews

A driver suspected of traveling more than 100 mph smashed into a car, kept going before hitting a utility pole Monday morning.<p>CHARLOTTE, NC -- A …

North Carolina