An 18-year-old was shot and killed in the Steele Creek area Sunday night. CMPD was investigating a shooting at a home on Carolina Forest Road around 10:30pm, when they heard shots close by and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. 

Charlotte city councilwoman LaWana Mayfield joined Charlotte Talks' Mike Collins on May 22 to discuss her recent controversial comments on social media.
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Charlotte City Councilwoman LaWana Mayfield posted a strong message on Twitter Thursday for people who have been criticizing her for recent tweets regarding Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers. Her response follows public comments by wives of CMPD officers denouncing Mayfield.


Huntersville, Cornelius, Matthews, and Mint Hill could operate their own charter schools under a bill that received tentative approval in the state Senate Thursday.

Two Boone residents were killed after their home collapsed as a result of Subtropical Storm Alberto.
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Heavy rainfall from Subtropical Storm Alberto is the cause of two more deaths as two Boone residents were killed after a mudslide triggered a gas leak that leveled their home.

Gov. Roy Cooper will declare a state of emergency for western North Carolina because of severe weather caused by Alberto, according to a statement released Wednesday.

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Two South Carolina journalists were killed when a tree fell on their SUV Monday.

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Republican state lawmakers have released their proposed adjustments to the current two-year North Carolina budget.

Chimney Rock State National Park

Chimney Rock State Park in Rutherford County is closed because of a collapsed retaining wall, according to the park website.

A high school player from Charlotte collapsed and died Saturday night during a youth basketball league game in Virginia. 

Police are searching for a man they believe gunned down a Charlotte woman near uptown earlier this week.