Local News Stories

Sealed Air to Move Global Headquarters to Charlotte

A record-breaking business deal about a year in the making was made official. It will likely mean hundreds of new jobs. And it also sends a clear political message about North Carolina's business prowess. Read More »

The Watch with Will Kennedy - CMPD Partners with Social Site

CMPD and a company called Nextdoor are working together, using social media to create stronger and safer neighborhoods. Read More »

NC DOT Defends I-77 Toll Lane

Officials say the hot lane would not only ease congestion, but could indirectly create as many as 20,000 jobs over the next few years. Read More »

Judge Rejects Union County Redistricting Lawsuit

Wednesday, a judge threw out the injunction filed by upset parents who wanted to stop the redistricting process in Union County schools. Read More »

Third Accuser Testifies in Goins Sex Abuse Trial

Wednesday, one of Goins' former wrestlers testified about his close relationship with the coach. He said it became routine for the two to have sex in a school locker room. Read More »

Fire Crews Working 2-Alarm Business Fire in North Charlotte

Multiple fire crews are on the scene of a 2-alarm business fire in north Charlotte. Read More »

Man Clinging To Trunk On I-77 Arrested After Three-Hour Standoff

Rakeen Leverett who was recorded clinging to the trunk of a car and speeding down I-77 in South Charlotte, is in jail this morning after a three-hour standoff with police. Read More »

Couple Arrested After Stealing From Metal Recycling Facility In Stanly County

Christopher Talero, 27, and Heather Stacey, 40, were arrested on Friday and charged with felony larceny after stealing from a metal recycling facility on July 9 and 10. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots July, 22nd

Check out the mugshots from Tuesday, July 22nd.

Chikungunya Case in Cabarrus County

North Carolina is up to ten confirmed cases of Chikungunya, with the first infected Cabarrus County resident bringing it back from the Caribbean. Read More »

Bill Capping Sales Tax Rate Heads to NC Senate

A plan to cap North Carolina's sales tax rate at 2.5 percent is headed to the full Senate. If it passes, it could impact raises for teachers in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Read More »

Sealed Air Corp Bringing New Jobs To Charlotte

North Carolina has convinced Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. to move nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area. Read More »

FAA Bans Flights To Israel After Rocket Attack Near Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration has banned US carriers from flying to Israel for at least 24 hours after a rocket attack near the airport in Tel Aviv. Read More »

New Report: No Evidence of Russian Involvement in Malaysia Airlines Crash

US intelligence officials say there is no direct evidence to show Russia provided the missile. Meantime, the black boxes from Flight 17 are now in the hands of Malaysian officials. Read More »

Over 200 High-Paying IT Jobs Coming to Charlotte

Spectra Group, based in New Jersey, is opening an office in the BB&T Center. The average salary is nearly $85,000. Read More »