Community leaders are calling on some people to help find solutions to stop the shootings and killings in Charlotte. The focus starts with the youth, specifically in Black neighborhoods because a lot of the times, it’s boys and young men who are either dying or doing the killings in the community.
Beatties Ford Road is getting new artwork on the street. The artists behind the mural say the inspiration for the painting sparked after last Sunday’s shooting. Four people died and several others were hurt.
Plans are being made to make sure that the shooting on Beatties Ford Road from over the weekend never happens again. Different community groups throughout Charlotte say no one else has to die to get this done.
Several Charlotte attorneys believe some Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officers are violating the rights of protesters. They claim officers are scaring protesters with threats to keep them off the streets.
One holiday that probably wasn’t highlighted much in your History classes, is now getting extra attention this year. Juneteenth is a day to remember and celebrate the day when slavery ended for all Black Americans.
Heat continues to burn CPI Security after its CEO’s anti-protest comments in an email were made public over the weekend. Big partners have pulled support, ended sponsorships and the CEO voluntarily resigned Monday from the CMPD Police Foundation.
As we keep you updated on what’s happening with protests throughout uptown, there is a bigger picture to report. The reason why protests are happening, the message hoping to come out of them, and the heaviness it is leaving around our entire community.
First responders help those in trouble.They get called to a scene, handle that call, and then it’s off to the next one. Rarely do those calls come full circle. Rarely do rescuers get to know how things ultimately turn out.
We don’t often get a chance to say this, but if you see people dressing up as fairies and running through neighborhoods, there’s a reason. They’re being spotted in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, and Gaston counties.
Restaurant owners continue to say your safety is their top priority as they get ready for the chance to re-open in North Carolina. When that happens, there’s one restaurant that’s doing something many of us have never seen before to protect you.
Governor Roy Cooper is making moves, so your kids aren’t falling behind in online classes at home. It’s been highlighted how a lack of internet is a problem for some families within the Charlotte Mecklenburg School District.
These past few weeks have highlighted the importance of a strong internet connection. Whether it’s to work at home or your kids go to school. There is a growing digital divide in our area and it’s becoming more apparent in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
You won’t be able to go to all your favorite businesses come May 8th. Some business owners say they are not feeling pressured to open right away, even if they’ve suffered some financial losses throughout this pandemic.
Documenting your time during this pandemic could hold great value years from now. Historians believe so and that’s why they’re asking you to save any notes, pictures, or videos capturing what life is like for us right now.