The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation will conduct an independent review of CMPD procedures after 50 complaints were filed against the department over incidents during Tuesday night protests in Charlotte.
Charlotte City Attorney Patrick Baker said that the city is still planning to host the Republican National Convention despite comments made by President Donald Trump on Twitter that republicans would be seeking another state to host the convention.
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.
Two churches are coming together once again to address the racial divide in America. Independence Hill Baptist Church is a predominately white church. Jonahville AME Zion Church is a predominately black church.
Soon after a 7 p.m. curfew went into effect in the city of Birmingham Monday night, demolition crews arrived at the 52-foot-tall Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Linn Park and began work to remove the structure from where it stood since 1905.
Dr. Houlihan says graduations will be held the week of June 22. He says locations and rain dates are expected to be announced by the end of the week. Dr. Houlihan says they are also working on audio and live streaming capabilities for anyone who wishes to watch remotely.
Throughout the peaceful protests over the last several days, you might have seen a few officers in the crowd. But they’re not there to control the protesters or direct traffic. Instead they’re all about conversations.They call themselves the Constructive Conversation Team.
State health officials are urging residents to be vigilant in practicing social distancing and wearing masks to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 amid public health experts’ concerns over the recent rise in COVID-19 data trends in South Carolina.
Arlington County has pulled its officers out of the District of Columbia after they helped clear peaceful protesters from a park so that President Donald Trump could have a photo opportunity outside the White House.
With violent protests erupting across the country almost nightly, some are wondering whether the unrest could be a preview of what’s to come on the streets of Charlotte if the city ends up hosting the Republican National Convention.
Almost immediately after sharing his post, he got a response - someone offered to walk with him. Then more replies started coming in, one after another. In all, about 75 people stepped up to walk with him.
Hundreds gathered in Chester, S.C., to condemn police brutality and encourage love to be the driving force at protests in response to the death of George Floyd, an African American man who was killed by police.
Under his watch, former CMPD Chief Rodney Monroe instituted a policy to deescalate, diffuse and disarm. However, departmental rules according to Monroe didn’t always stamp out an officer’s personal biases.
New emails obtained by WBTV show the Republican majority on the Council of State objected to an order issued in mid-March by Governor Roy Cooper closing bars and restaurants to in-person dining. Council members had less than one hour to weigh in on the proposal.
Charlotte Community leaders are speaking out about what changes have been made since the last time large protests happened in Charlotte. Four years ago people took to the streets to voice their frustrations over the police shooting and killing Keith Lamont Scott.
When a group comprising several dozen interfaith clergy and faith leaders in Charlotte started making plans for a virtual vigil to mark the more than 100,000 lives lost in the U.S. to COVID-19, the pandemic was by far the event causing the largest number of Americans the greatest amount of distress