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CATS bus driver terminated after shooting at passenger

Charlotte Area Transportation Systems (CATS) announced it has terminated a bus operator follow a shooting that occurred on bus 1030, Route 56.  On May 18, two men — driver David Fullard and passenger Omarri Shariff Tobias — got into an altercation that resulted in gunfire when Tobias asked to get off between stops near Steele

New exhibit looks through a Black woman’s lens

A photo series debuting at The Light Factory this weekend will feature the work of seven Black female photographers.  The exhibit, “Black Gaze: Through a Woman’s Eyes,” is the culmination of almost a year’s work from a mentorship headed by photographer Titus Heagins. The 10-month commitment, comprised of workshops and group meetings, is intended to

Summer safety: what the experts say

For many people, summer is a welcome season. The warmer weather and increased daylight offer a chance to get active outdoors and spend more time in the sun. But summer habits can also pose certain risks to well-being, like heat-related illnesses, overexposure to the sun and drowning. QCity Metro spoke with three wellness experts across

Officers acted appropriately in an officer-involved shooting last year

Close to a year later, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department released body camera footage from an officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of an armed supect. Following an investigation, the department said officers acted appropriately during the incident. The video, dated Sunday, June 26, 2022, shows Kevin Boston holding a gun and walking away from officers

Human remains found near Steele Creek woods

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police officers found human remains near Steele Creek woods on Saturday afternoon. According to a statement from CMPD, shortly before 1:00 p.m., officers responded to a check the welfare call in the 6600 block of Dupont Drive. When officers got there, they found the remains of a man near the woods. Police said

Electric vehicle manufacturer chooses Charlotte for new HQ

Electric vehicle charging unit manufacturer alpitronic America, Inc. chose Mecklenburg County for its new headquarters. The company will invest $9.3 million in a facility off Westpark Drive and bring 300 jobs to the Queen City. Why it matters: The majority of the new jobs will be product developers, engineers, and service technicians, with an average

New home for Black-owned beauty supply shop

Nearing its third anniversary, Arkay, one of few Black-owned beauty supply stores in Charlotte, is moving to a new address that the owner says will be great for business.  Arkay recently signed a 61-month lease at JW Clay Station. The owner says the area will offer more foot traffic to the store.  Though the store

Six and 12-year-old involved in armed robbery in Steele Creek

An armed robbery involving two juveniles, ages 6 and 12, is under investigation by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. According to a statement by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department, at approximately 8 a.m., officers responded to an armed robbery call for service in the 2100 block of Diamond Creek Circle.   When officers got there, they met