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Residents Asked To Monitor Tree Health, Report Issues
MyersParkTreesSummer storms taking down trees and limbs in record numbers Violent summer storms over the past two weeks have generated a record-breaking 512 service requests to Charlotte Landscape Management for downed tree and limb removal. Crews have been working around the clock to clear roads, with priority placed on major thoroughfares and access points for […]

Google Fiber Starts Accepting Signups In Charlotte
GoogleFiberVanMary Ellen Player, City Manager of Google Fiber Charlotte, made the following announcement July 12: “From the day we announced our plans to come to Charlotte, residents and businesses across the city have embraced the possibilities of high-speed, abundant connectivity. Charlotte is already a hub for business and ingenuity—and superfast Internet has the potential to […]

Chopt Creative Salad Company Introduces New Local Summer Menu
Green Market Grain BowlChopt Creative Salad Company, the pioneering salad destination with 39 locations throughout the US, is excited to announce a variety of menu changes, including the launch of three new seasonal salads featuring local North Carolina purveyors as part of its ongoing Destination series; plus several new additions to the beloved Chopt menus across the country. […]

CATS Launches Real-Time Mobile App
CATSbusThe Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) has released a new Ride CATS mobile app. The app provides customers with real-time arrival information through GPS technology located on all buses and trains. Through the app, customers have the ability to view real-time information for near-by route stops, save most frequently used stops for quick access, and […]

Mecklenburg’s McKenzie Faggart Crowned Miss North Carolina 2016
McKenzieFaggartMiss Mecklenburg County, McKenzie Faggart, was crowned Miss North Carolina 2016 June 25 in Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium. Faggart’s year of service will take her to every corner of the state and she will represent North Carolina at Miss America in September. Miss North Carolina 2016, a Concord native, is a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. For […]

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Billy Graham Rapid Response Team heads to Munich to offer support
An international coalition of crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team is heading to German...

Victims identified in murder-attempted suicide in east Charlotte
A woman was found dead with knife wounds in an east Charlotte apartment complex around 3 a.m. on Sunday.Detectives wi...

High speed chase ends in deadly wreck in Gastonia
The Gastonia Police Department Traffic Enforcement Bureau is investigating after a man accused of trying to rob a Tar...

CMPD officers play sports, donate basketball hoop to neighborhood kids
A simple surprise for kids living in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Charlotte has parents and neighbors thanking...

Beating the Heat: Tips on how to stay cool during this heat
It's another hot one in Charlotte."This summer is really, really hot," Jutin Shiah said.Which had many at Romare Bear...

Local muslim returns from the RNC
A local Muslim went to the Republican National Convention this week to spread a positive message of Islam.Rose Hamid ...

One-on-one with CMPD Chief Kerr Putney
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney spoke one-on-one with FOX 46 Charlotte for the first time since police...

All-Star Game leaving Charlotte cripples local business
It's been one day since the NBA announced they're pulling the All-Star Game from Charlotte.Everyone is starting to ge...

Man accused of intentionally hitting police cruiser
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Authorities in Wilmington man have arrested a man who they say intentionally backed into a po...

NC woman charged with neglecting dozens of animals
RAEFORD, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say a woman has been charged with neglect after about 100 animals were found in poor...

Engine problem prompts flight diversion to Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Authorities say a flight headed to New York from North Carolina was diverted to Richmond, Virgin...

Woman plummets to death from North Carolina waterfall
LAKE TOXAWAY, N.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a woman plunged 160 feet to her death from a waterfall ...

CMPD search for missing 21-year-old woman
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing 21-year-old woman. ...

Former headmaster accused of embezzling $9 million from church, school
The former headmaster of a Huntersville area parochial school is facing federal charges for embezzling nearly $9 mill...

Charlotte among first cities to get new All Star Trek programming on the H&I T...
The new Heroes & Icons TV Network, also known as H&I and available locally on broadcast TV channel 46.3, and on Time W...

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Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year
The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing "killer" video ...

Two dead in Fort Mill crash
According South Carolina Highway Patrol, a car and SUV collided at approximately 6:40 p.m. on Altura Road in Fort Mil...

Wasserman Schultz to step down as DNC chair in wake of leaked emails
Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will neither preside nor speak at the convention af...

Driver not wearing seat belt in fatal York County crash
According to South Carolina Highway Patrol, the wreck happened on Beersheba Road near the North Carolina and South Ca...

Depression. Drugs. Alcohol. Tourette’s. And at 35, another Olympics.
Anthony Ervin moved to Charlotte three months ago to try to add to one of the strangest and most successful comebacks...

Woman ID'd, found dead in east Charlotte murder-attempted suicide
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were called to Woodbend Drive around 3 a.m. Sunday.

Woman killed, 2 others injured in Germany machete attack
Another grisly attack in Germany has left one dead and two injured in Stuttgart.

July's Survivor of the Month: Leah Caldwell
Leah is a mother to twin girls, a wife, and an Exceptional Children teacher with Lincoln County Schools.

Rough outing for Kannapolis based Formula One team in Hungary
Expectations for a potential point scoring finish were dashed quickly for the Kannapolis based Haas F1 team during Su...

CMPD officers set up new basketball hoop, connect with northwest Charlotte ne...
New playground equipment, backpacks and pizza were a way for law enforcement to help improve relations in the neighbo...

Police chase ends in fatal wreck in Gastonia
Two vehicles were involved in the wreck on Franklin Boulevard and New Hope Road in Gastonia.

BLOG: What is corn sweat?
Have you heard about the “heat dome” in place across part of the country?