Local News Stories

Power Outages Close Two Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Two elementary schools had to close due to power outages in Charlotte. Read More »

City Council Approves Property Tax Hike

The City of Charlotte is closing in on a solution for a $22 million budget deficit, and it comes with a property tax increase. Read More »

DA Backs Up Decision to Clear Officers Who Killed Three

District Attorney takes community questions after deciding not to charge officers in three cases. Read More »

County Manager: CMS May Have to Look to State for Proposed Budget

Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio presents her budget to the Board of Commissioners Thursday, including a recommendation on what CMS should get. Read More »

Judge Denies Bond For Suspected Gang Members

Several suspected gang members of the notorious MS-13 gang will remain in jail. Read More »

Date Set In Murder-For-Hire Trial

A trial date is set for a Mecklenburg County school nurse supervisor accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband. Read More »

Residents Given Week Notice to Vacate University City Apartments

People who live at an apartment complex in University City have one week to move out. Read More »

Divers Recover Body of Missing Swimmer At Latta Plantation

Dive team members have recovered the body of a missing swimmer. Read More »

Picture of Marine and Bride Praying Before Wedding Goes Viral

Picture of Marine and Bride Praying Before Wedding Goes Viral Read More »

Senior Prank Leads To South Iredell High School Being Evacuated

Police say a senior prank ended with a local high school be evacuated after a school resource officer heard a beeping noise inside a locker. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots May 25th

Check out the Charlotte area mugshots from May 25th.

Passenger Killed, Driver Charged In Northeast Charlotte Wreck

Police say a man is facing charges after his passenger died in a car crash early Tuesday morning in northeast Charlotte. Read More »

Speed Limit Increase This Week On I-485

The speed limit is increasing this week on Charlotte's I-485 Outer Loop. The N.C. D.O.T says it will raise the speed limit to 70 miles per hour. Read More »

Steve Smith Hosts 2nd Annual Lace Up Son 5K

Lace up son! Former Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith joined hundreds in Matthews Monday morning for the Second Annual Lace Up Son Family 5K. Read More »

Charlotte Remembers Our Fallen Heroes

East Charlotte residents gathered for a Service of Remembrance at Sharon Memorial Park. Organizers say they hope to give people a deeper appreciation for military heroes. Read More »