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58 min ago | Examiner.com
On November 23, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested Jonathan Rubio, 28, after he reportedly raped a 13-year-old girl the night before.
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7 hrs ago | WBTV
The Mecklenburg County Health Department is now accepting appointments to assist residents in registration for the Affordable Care Act , also referred to as Obamacare.
11 hrs ago | Business Journal
The Charlotte area's unemployment level was 7.5 percent in October, falling near the national average for the first time in years.
Charlotte leaders launched a new 911 system designed to keep you safe during an emergency.
City and county officials across Mecklenburg County announced a new countywide mass notification system to be used during emergencies and times of crisis.
Bags full of groceries surround Monique Butler as she waits for her ride home. The mother of two is visiting the Loaves and Fishes food pantry in Uptown, which First Presbyterian Church folded into its campus years ago, because she's run out of options.
Fifth grade students line up to change classes at River Gate Elementary in south Charlotte Tuesday, November 12, 2013.
That moniker oversimplifies a complicated topic: What's an appropriate investment of local tax dollars? To what extent should Charlotte and Mecklenburg County be tending to the basics like sidewalks versus amenities that help make the city attractive to would-be employers and residents? Over the years, public investment has helped pay for things ... (more)
Charlotte's proposed $20 million endowment to house and stabilize homeless families is closer to a reality this week, thanks to a $1 million donation from Howard Levine, CEO of Family Dollar.
The public is invited to the Medicaid Reform Advisory Group's first meeting Dec. 5, 2013.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has scheduled open houses and public hearings Dec. 9-11 regarding the proposed Monroe Connector/Bypass, a new location roadway from Interstate 485 in Mecklenburg County to U.S. 74 near Marshville in Union County.
This sweepstakes parlor at the Woodlawn Business Center on the corner of Old Pineville Road and Woodlawn Road is closed.