Charlotte Mecklenburg police officers made another pitch for raises at the city council meeting Monday night. They packed the council chamber and addressed council members during the meeting's public comment session.
Charlotte city council member Lawana Mayfield says she made a mistake sharing a Facebook post that suggested September 11 was a conspiracy. But she didn’t definitively say whether she believes planes hijacked by terrorists brought down the World Trade Center.
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a Charlotte man's lawsuit that challenged North Carolina's "winner-take-all" electoral vote system. The court upheld a lower court's dismissal of the federal suit by retired Charlotte lawyer Ronald Calvin Williams.
State judges ruled Friday that primary elections in four Wake County legislative districts can go forward next month, despite a challenge to the boundaries that were redrawn over the past year. The three-judge panel at Wake County Superior Court in Raleigh said that with candidate filing complete and the election just a few weeks away, it was too late to halt the vote.