Charlotte News

Syndicate content charlotte - Google News
Google News
Updated: 5 years 3 weeks ago

Severe thunderstorms move into Charlotte area - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 23:48

Severe thunderstorms move into Charlotte area
Charlotte Observer
A pedestrian walks along Tryon St. in Charlotte, NC on Thursday, June 13, 2013 as a line of powerful thunderstorms moved into the Charlotte, NC area during rush hour. The storms are responsible for widespread damage. Before 5 p.m. Duke Energy reported ...

Rock Hill man convicted in 2011 murder of Charlotte businessman - News Talk 94.3 WRHI

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 22:07

The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

Rock Hill man convicted in 2011 murder of Charlotte businessman
News Talk 94.3 WRHI
A Jury Thursday convicted and sentenced a Rock Hill man in the murder of a hospital executive in two years ago in Southpark. Prosecutors successfully proved Chauncey Sterling shot and killed Bob Barber as he was walking home from a coffee shop off ...
Man found guilty of murder in Southpark fatal shooting, robbery - WBTV 3 News ...WBTV

all 9 news articles »

JPMorgan Chase looks to be Charlotte player 'for the next 50 years or more' - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 22:03

JPMorgan Chase looks to be Charlotte player 'for the next 50 years or more'
Charlotte Observer
Only in Charlotte would the largest bank in the country consider itself an upstart newcomer. But that's almost exactly how JPMorgan Chase's commercial banking CEO Doug Petno talks about his bank's expansion into the market over the last few months.

After boom, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County turn to taxes - Charlotte Observer

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 07:04

After boom, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County turn to taxes
Charlotte Observer
A city of Charlotte property tax hike and one proposed by Mecklenburg County this week suggest the area's largest local governments can no longer rely on explosive growth and annexation for balanced budgets. For a generation or more, the city of ...

and more »

SWAT team called after man barricades himself inside West Charlotte apartment - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 17:34

SWAT team called after man barricades himself inside West Charlotte apartment
Charlotte Observer
A man barricaded himself inside a west Charlotte apartment Wednesday afternoon before ultimately surrendering to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's SWAT team. Officers stopped short of calling the incident a hostage situation, although the ...
1 shot outside at east Charlotte apartment complexWCNC
Man taken into custody after SWAT situation in west CharlotteWSOC Charlotte
Man arrested after SWAT situationWBTV

all 5 news articles »

Man charged in 5 Charlotte armed robberies - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 17:30

Man charged in 5 Charlotte armed robberies
Charlotte Observer
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say Moussa Moctor Diallo, 31, first robbed the Hollywood Beauty Supply in the 2500 block of Little Rock Road on May 23. Diallo threatened the employees with a knife and took off in a grey Jeep Cherokee, according to police.

and more »

S. Charlotte intersection blocked for gas leak - WCNC

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 16:08

S. Charlotte intersection blocked for gas leak
WCNC
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Charlotte Fire Department's Haz-Mat team responded to a natural gas leak on Wednesday morning. Authorities say the breach happened near the intersection of Cameron Valley Parkway and Coltsgate Road around 11:30 in south ...
Natural gas leak near SouthParkCharlotte Observer

all 3 news articles »

Charlotte Police Ate $31878.39 Worth of Arby's During DNC - Washington Free Beacon

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 15:47

WFAE

Charlotte Police Ate $31878.39 Worth of Arby's During DNC
Washington Free Beacon
Tasked with securing the city of Charlotte for the Democratic National Convention, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police spent almost $50 million last year, the Charlotte Observer reported Tuesday. The expense report is mostly what one would expect ...
Report: Charlotte excelled in security during DNCWRAL.com
Report details Charlotte's DNC hits and missesNews & Observer
How Charlotte police spent a $50M grant for the DNCCharlotte Business Journal (blog)
WCNC -Charlotte Observer
all 12 news articles »

Knicks links: Patrick Ewing joining forces with Michael Jordan in Charlotte? - The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 13:16

7Online.com

Knicks links: Patrick Ewing joining forces with Michael Jordan in Charlotte?
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Besides Patrick Ewing joining Steve Clifford's staff in Charlotte, Michael Malone, who got his start on Jeff Van Gundy's staff, was recently hired as Kings head coach and then hired former Knicks player Chris Jent as his assistant. Ewing has been very ...
Ewing To Join Bobcats' Coaching StaffESPN
Patrick Ewing joins Charlotte Bobcats coaching staff7Online.com
Source: Patrick Ewing to be added to Charlotte Bobcats staffCharlotte Observer
New York Daily News -UPI.com (blog) -The Inquisitr
all 58 news articles »

90-degree weather expected today in Charlotte - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 12:58

90-degree weather expected today in Charlotte
Charlotte Observer
The official forecast in Charlotte for this afternoon calls for mostly sunny skies, but the Weather Service's John Tomko says there's a fly in the ointment. He says one of the computer models, the North American, indicates a thunderstorm cluster will ...
Temperatures expected to reach the 90s todayWCNC

all 2 news articles »

Report: Fewer Charlotte homes underwater - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 12:05

Report: Fewer Charlotte homes underwater
Charlotte Observer
A report released Wednesday shows that 13 percent of Charlotte-area homeowners were “underwater,” meaning they owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth, in the first quarter. It's a decline from 17.6 percent in the fourth quarter of last ...

and more »

Charlotte Chamber 'disappointed' with handling of airport authority push - Charlotte Observer

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 23:36

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Chamber 'disappointed' with handling of airport authority push
Charlotte Observer
The Charlotte Chamber said in a message to city and state leaders that it is “disappointed” with how the push to establish a new, regional airport authority was started and has been handled. The business group called on leaders to reach consensus on ...
Charlotte Chamber 'disappointed' over CLT feudCharlotte Business Journal (blog)
Charlotte chamber urges city, state leaders to come together in airport fightWSOC Charlotte
Charlotte City Council votes to 'vigorously' oppose airport transferWCNC
WFAE
all 6 news articles »

Charlotte's Mike McGuire promoted within Grant Thornton - Charlotte Observer

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 23:21

Charlotte's Mike McGuire promoted within Grant Thornton
Charlotte Observer
Mike McGuire, an executive with Grant Thornton LLP in Charlotte for 11 years, on Tuesday was named the company's national managing partner of operations – a role equivalent to chief operating officer at one of the world's largest accounting firms.

and more »

UNC Charlotte names Jerry Richardson Stadium - Panthers.com

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 19:49

Panthers.com

UNC Charlotte names Jerry Richardson Stadium
Panthers.com
"This donation comes from the generous heart of a man who values where he came from and wants to help others get to where they're going," UNC Charlotte Director of Athletics Judy Rose said. "Jerry Richardson, by no means, needed to make this donation.
Charlotte 49ers to play in Jerry Richardson StadiumCharlotte Observer
First-year program Charlotte names new stadium in honor of donor RichardsonNCAA.com
Charlotte offers example of more public stadium moneyCharlotte Business Journal (blog)
GiveMeSport -WCNC
all 22 news articles »

Man arrested after body found inside car in east Charlotte - WBTV

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 17:14

WCNC

Man arrested after body found inside car in east Charlotte
WBTV
31 people are in trouble with the law after a three day prostitution sting in Richmond. Police told NBC12 they targeted specific areas where residents and business owners complained about the illegal activity.More >> ...
Police arrest man in Charlotte apartment homicideCharlotte Observer
Update | Suspect arrested for east Charlotte homicideWCNC
Charlotte police probe apartment shooting deathWRAL.com
CBS Local -WSOC Charlotte
all 47 news articles »

Bosh Trade Wouldn't Make Sense For Charlotte Or Miami - CBS Local

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 17:00

News & Observer

Bosh Trade Wouldn't Make Sense For Charlotte Or Miami
CBS Local
I was a little shocked when I read a recent headline from Sports Illustrated suggesting the Bobcats were interested in flipping their 4th pick in the upcoming draft for Chris Bosh. When I clicked on the link, it referenced a piece from Boston Globe ...
Report: Bobcats could target Miami Heat's Chris Bosh in trade for No. 4 pickSI.com
Charlotte Bobcats acquiring Miami Heat's Chris Bosh would make little senseNews & Observer
Charlotte Bobcats Reportedly Might Attempt to Trade For Chris Bosh This ...SLAM Online
Complex.com -FanSided -FanIQ
all 60 news articles »

Levine Children's Hospital recognized in five specialties - Charlotte Business Journal

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 16:31

Levine Children's Hospital recognized in five specialties
Charlotte Business Journal
Levine Children's Hospital in Charlotte has been named one of the nation's Best Children's Hospitals in five pediatric specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report. That report highlights the top 50 hospitals nationwide across 10 pediatric ...

and more »

Charlotte offers example of more public stadium money - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 14:15

Charlotte offers example of more public stadium money
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
Throughout the negotiations, Ganis told the Charlotte Business Journal teams in larger markets receive much smaller taxpayer subsidies. The reasons are obvious, he said. Cities such as New York, San Francisco and Chicago have more people, more ...
Charlotte 49ers to play in Jerry Richardson Stadium, school announcesCharlotte Observer
Charlotte 49ers unveil Jerry Richardson StadiumWSOC Charlotte
UNCC Football Stadium Named “Jerry Richardson Stadium”CBS Local
Pick Axe Digest
all 7 news articles »

DC74-Packard Place ink deal on data-center partnership - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 13:39

DC74-Packard Place ink deal on data-center partnership
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
Located near Charlotte Douglas International Airport, DC74 usually furnishes the Internet connection, space in a building and uninterruptible power for clients to install their own servers. Ken Elkins covers manufacturing, international business and ...

Duke Energy wants to change latest NC rate proposal - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 13:39

Duke Energy wants to change latest NC rate proposal
Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
Duke Energy Carolinas proposal on industrial rates would marginally reduce rate hikes to other customers in is current rate case. John Downey: Senior Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal: Email | Twitter | Google+. Duke Energy (NYSE:DUK) Carolinas ...

and more »