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Fourth ward neighbors say loiterers have driven children out of playground
Some neighbors think it's time parents take back the park, as a community.
Published 5:37 AM at 5:37 AM
Charlotte dad says rescue group wrongfully gave away daughter’s lost dog
A Charlotte dad says just days after bulldog Zeus was reported missing, a local group advertised the dog as adoptable on its Facebook page. He's now trying to get it back.
Published February 18, 2019 at 11:02 PM
All-Star crowd helps food truck business during slow season
These business owners are hoping the added customers can launch into something big for them. Some traveled more than two hours for the opportunity.
Published February 15, 2019 at 10:47 PM
Clear bags required for nighttime light rail travel this weekend
As the NBA All-Star weekend approaches, so do the thousands of extra visitors headed to Uptown, and that’ll mean extra security for those who travel through the area.
Published February 14, 2019 at 11:39 PM
Charlotte teens continue safety conversations year after Parkland school shooting
Some young activists can’t vote – not yet. So, they’ve used their voices before local leaders, encouraging further safety measures.
Published February 13, 2019 at 11:30 PM
CMPD grant request sparks heated city council discussion on immigration enforcement
Though CMPD continues to deny it has any coordination with ICE, some members of city council question their relationship.
Published February 11, 2019 at 11:43 PM
Local businesses using CBD react to new NC restrictions
It’s the new restriction on CBD food and drink that might impact businesses the most. Sales reps say CBD-infused products you consume have been hot ticket items.
Published February 8, 2019 at 11:45 PM
How a discriminatory housing rule is still printed in Mecklenburg County’s books
A deed restriction reads that no one of any race, other than Caucasian, can use or occupy any building in particular neighborhoods, unless they’re a domestic servant.
Published February 7, 2019 at 11:30 PM
Someone is trying to steal money from small businesses
A scammer is targeting this group, and almost got money from a Charlotte woman.
Published February 6, 2019 at 11:17 PM
Small local businesses help transform Uptown for All-Star weekend
Preparation for many of those starts now, and it’s benefiting even small local businesses.
Published February 5, 2019 at 7:14 PM
Charlotte man who says he was hit by drunk driver wants answers
The man says he prays for the other driver, but he’d also like to see him held accountable. He says he’s called CMPD nearly every day since January 13th, trying to get answers.
Published February 5, 2019 at 12:31 AM
Food truck recovered after reported stolen from young Charlotte entrepreneurs
Three men in Charlotte recently built a business from nothing, and just about all of it lived within 20 feet of trailer.
Published February 1, 2019 at 11:53 PM
Ballantyne thieves bust into front door in broad daylight
Around 11:30 a.m., it was bright and sunny. One group of thieves took this as their time to rob someone right out of their front door. A neighbor's security camera was rolling.
Published January 30, 2019 at 11:23 PM
Some call for higher security in this Uptown parking garage
Many people in the Charlotte area head into parking garages where they live, work, or spend time on weekends.
Published January 29, 2019 at 11:19 PM
You got your property value assessment, what comes next?
Across Mecklenburg County, property owners are either opening up mail, or logging on, to catch their new property values.
Published January 25, 2019 at 12:05 AM
‘Her light never dims’: Mom of 19-year-old killed at Fort Mill Peach Stand one year later
It has been one year since Karson Whitesell was killed while working at The Peach Stand in Fort Mill.
Published January 23, 2019 at 11:19 PM
Companies’ branding on delivered packages could be signal to thieves
In Uptown Charlotte, one homeowner says a thief was so bold as to tear open a delivered package, steal what’s inside, and leave the packaging behind.
Published January 22, 2019 at 11:21 PM
Some Indian Trail drivers want more enforcement of new traffic pattern
The change that no longer allows drivers to turn left from Highway 74 onto Unionville-Indian Trail Road in Indian Trail is causing confusion.
Published January 21, 2019 at 11:17 PM
Indian Trail mom opens “Rage Room” where you can break stuff to relieve stress
It's a different kind of “breaking” news. This one is literally about breaking things, only no one is calling the police.
Published January 19, 2019 at 12:07 AM
Local nonprofits, small businesses benefit from Netflix-watchers “Tidying Up”
A Netflix series is causing people to purge their homes, and local businesses and nonprofits say they may be reaping the benefits of all this closet cleaning.
Published January 18, 2019 at 12:16 AM
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