Local News Stories

Sex Offender Arrested Again After 15 Years in Prison

A neighborhood is fighting to remove a transitional home for sex offenders days after police arrested one of the convicts for the second time. Read More »

Charlotte Islamic Leaders Respond To Franklin Graham

Islamic leaders in Charlotte respond to Franklin Graham's controversial Facebook comments about Muslims. Read More »

Police Search for Missing Lincolnton Teen

No one has seen 16-year-old Aniya Weeks since she left school last Friday. Investigators think she may be somewhere in Lincoln County or the Charlotte area. Read More »

Supreme Court to Decide Same-Sex Couples' Right to Marry

The Supreme Court says it will decide whether same-sex couples nationwide have a right to marry under the Constitution. Read More »

Drivers Frustrated with Unused Lane on I-485

WCCB Charlotte has learned that no matter how bad the backups get on the outer belt, the North Carolina Department of Transportation doesn't plan to use the extra space for at least five years. Read More »

Students at UNC Charlotte Hold Round Table Discussion on Ferguson Events

Students at UNC Charlotte gave Charlotte police an earful about the recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots January 15th

Check out the mugshots from Thursday, January 15th.

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The City of Charlotte paid tribute to the civil rights leader with a wreath laying ceremony at the MLK statue in Marshall Park Thursday. Dr. King would have been 86 years old. Read More »

City Leaders Hesitant On Amateur Sports Complex Decision

With a struggling NASCAR Hall of Fame and the loss of Chiquita, is Charlotte ready to take on another expensive gamble? Read More »

The Watch with Will Kennedy: Property Protection

CMPD wants to make sure you're prepared for a break-in. Documenting serial numbers and identifying marks, and keeping this information handy. Read More »

UPDATE: New Insight into Bus Crash that Injured 28 Students

A court date has been set for the driver of the school bus that flipped in Gastonia Wednesday afternoon. Read More »

Franklin Graham Weighs in on Duke's Muslim Call to Prayer Decision

The school was going to allow the 3-minute chant to go out from its chapel bell tower. Some criticized the plan, including evangelist Franklin Graham. Read More »

Ikea Recalls Baby Mattresses in US Citing Entrapment Risk

Furniture retailer Ikea says it's recalling 169,000 baby crib mattresses in the U.S. and Canada after receiving two reports of infants getting trapped between the mattress and the end panels. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots January 14th

Check out the mugshots from Wednesday, January 14th.

Gold Line Construction Delayed

You'll have to wait longer to ride the streetcar from Uptown to Elizabeth. The first phase of the Gold Line was supposed to open in March, but construction fell off track because of scheduling issues. Read More »