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CMPD Female Recruits Down
12:00 pm
Mon February 4, 2008

CMPD Female Recruits Down

(2/4/08) Female recruits on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police force were down six percent last year compared to the two previous years. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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LYNX Fare Enforcement
12:00 pm
Mon February 4, 2008

LYNX Fare Enforcement

(2/4/08) Charlotte Transit officials begin a one-week fare enforcement blitz on LYNX today. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Mackey's Election Overturned
12:00 pm
Mon February 4, 2008

Mackey's Election Overturned

A state Democratic review council has overturned the results of a party vote that put attorney Nick Mackey on course to be the next Mecklenburg County Sheriff. What became apparent during Saturday's 13-hour hearing were several divides within the local Democratic party. WFAE's Lisa Miller has this report.

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Rev. Al Sharpton Speaks to Rally
12:00 pm
Mon February 4, 2008

Rev. Al Sharpton Speaks to Rally

The racially-charged controversy over the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's race reached new heights Thursday night when Reverend Al Sharpton led an emotional rally at the Greater Sinai Baptist Church in Charlotte. WFAE's Julie Rose filed this report.

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The Truth Behind Double Dipping
12:00 pm
Mon February 4, 2008

The Truth Behind Double Dipping

As you made your way through various dips during Superbowl parties Sunday, you may have thought about the hygienic aspect of sharing common snacks. Some Clemson University students decided to look into the "double dip" phenomenon. WFAE's Simone Orendain spoke with Science and Nutrition Professor Paul Dawson about what his students found in a recent study.

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No Forced Teacher Transfers at CMS
12:00 pm
Thu January 31, 2008

No Forced Teacher Transfers at CMS

(1/31/08) Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools has turned to faculty to learn what would entice experienced teachers to struggling schools. WFAE's Simone Orendain reports.

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Vice President Cheney Speaks in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Thu January 31, 2008

Vice President Cheney Speaks in Charlotte

(1/31/08) Vice President Dick Cheney chose Charlotte as the site for his follow-up speech to the State of the Union Address. Speaking to an audience of bankers and business people, Cheney reiterated the President's messages on the economy and the war on terror. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Cheney to Visit Charlotte
12:00 pm
Wed January 30, 2008

Cheney to Visit Charlotte

(1/30/08) The Vice President of the United States will be in Charlotte tomorrow morning speaking to an exclusive group of business people and local officials. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Gang Violence Down, Membership Up in Charlotte
12:00 pm
Wed January 30, 2008

Gang Violence Down, Membership Up in Charlotte

Gang-related crime in Charlotte dropped 21 percent in 2007, compared to the previous year. WFAE's Julie Rose reports.

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Charlotte City Council Annual Retreat
12:00 pm
Wed January 30, 2008

Charlotte City Council Annual Retreat

Charlotte City Council members are headed to Greensboro for their annual retreat. They'll be drawing up a strategic plan for how the city should deal with such areas as community safety, transportation, and economic development. Phil Boyle is a consultant who regularly works with government bodies on creating such plans. He'll be acting as a facilitator throughout the three-day retreat. WFAE's Lisa Miller spoke with Boyle about the retreat and his line of work.

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