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The Republican National Committee has officially chosen Charlotte as its host city for its 2020 national convention today in Austin, Texas.

A motel near uptown where many low-income families lived is finally being demolished after the city deemed it unsafe. A city official told the Charlotte Observer, crews have begun tearing down the Airport Parkway Inn and Suites on Wilkinson Boulevard.

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State and federal health officials want to test whether neighbors of a chemical company near Fayetteville are carrying little-understood industrial compounds in their bodies.

Police are investigating a shooting overnight in northwest Charlotte in which three teenagers were injured.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found shot dead near East 16th Street and the Little Sugar Creek Greenway Monday morning.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

One person was shot and killed overnight in southwest Charlotte and police have charged a 17-year-old with murder.

A 6-year-old girl was shot in the leg Saturday night in north Charlotte, during a drive-by shooting says CMPD. She’s being treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

Charlotte Mecklenburg Government Center
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Charlotte city council members will hold a special meeting Monday afternoon to “consider taking action” regarding hosting the 2020 Republican National Convention.

Victims of the Ponzi scheme run by Charlotte businessman Rick Siskey will split $10 million under a plan approved in federal bankruptcy court this week.

Patrick Graham
Charlotte Works

The former head of two Charlotte non-profits, Patrick Graham, has been found not guilty on charges of assaulting a female. Graham most recently led Charlotte Works, a group which promotes workforce development, and before that the Urban League of Central Carolinas.