The new second-in-command of the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte outlined a plan to reporters Monday morning to increase transparency surrounding how the local church handles cases in which priests and other clergy are accused of sex abuse.
A week after residents of the west Charlotte complex were told that they must leave within months or even weeks, tenants and housing advocates are raising concerns that without adequate time and resources, people will end up homeless.
Last week Philip Dubois announced he will retire at the end of next school year, on June 30, 2020. He sat down to talk with WBTV exclusively about his expectations for the future, and some of the highlights and horrific acts he has handled throughout his long career.
Court documents show that Daunte Johnson was arrested several times in Mecklenburg County. Most recently, he was arrested for violating a domestic violence protective order. In 2015 and 2016, he was arrested for assault on a female charges which were both filed by his girlfriend at the time.
Jerome Sonny Davis, Jr, 27, is charged with murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied property inflicting serious bodily injury in connection to the death of 23-year-old Khira Bernetta Denise Ruth McKinley.
Two judges, a police chief, an assistant public defender, and a district attorney, plus the community they serve, were all under one roof Thursday night to talk about rising violent crime in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County.