Where is Jim Cantore as NC braces for snowstorm? Here’s what we know.

Uh, oh. Is Jim Cantore in North Carolina ahead of a potentially crippling snow and ice storm? For 35 years, the Weather Channel meteorologist has served as a harbinger of … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

750,000 in the Carolinas could lose power in ice storm Sunday, Duke Energy warns

The Charlotte area faces seven to eight hours of unrelenting freezing rain on Sunday, enough to topple large tree branches onto power lines, a National Weather Service meteorologist said Saturday. … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

NC deputies fatally shoot man holding women hostage, sheriff says. In-law found dead

Caldwell County sheriff’s deputies fatally shot a man they say held two women hostage after the man killed his brother-in-law, authorities said. Deputies shot 56-year-old Troy Lee Carter after he … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

How to keep up with Charlotte road conditions, closures and more amid winter storm

A winter storm expected to hit the Charlotte area over the weekend is forecast to bring snow and ice to the region with the potential to cause road closures and … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

How to watch the Harvey B. Gantt Center MLK Day event as festivities go ‘fully virtual’

A winter weather system that’s expected to bring snow, ice and low temperatures to the Charlotte area and an ongoing pandemic are forcing one Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Winter weather is coming in Charlotte. How to heat and power your home safely

With a winter storm system expected to bring snow, ice and freezing temperatures to the Charlotte area, folks will be looking to stay warm, even if they lose power or … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Charlotte forecast: Freezing rain, 4 to 6 inches of snow, wind gusts, lows in the 20s

Charlotte remains on track to get the worst part of a winter storm this weekend: Wind gusts near 30 mph, a thick layer of sleet, snow and ice, and days … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Charlotte woman found shot to death in a Tennessee rental cabin, sheriff’s office says

A Charlotte woman was found shot to death in a rental cabin in Tennessee this week, officials said. Around 8:30 a.m. Monday, the Sevier County Sheriff’s Office received a call … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Jail officer fired for providing contraband to an inmate, Mecklenburg sheriff says

A Mecklenburg County jail officer was fired Wednesday after warrants were issued for his arrest for giving and selling tobacco products, a cellphone and alcohol to an inmate, the Sheriff’s … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

These are the six ways to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Charlotte

On Monday, the country will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the minister and activist who helped lead the Civil Rights Movement in America. While … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Have trouble paying rent? Here’s how to get assistance in Charlotte

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and rising rental rates, many Charlotte renters have struggled to make payments. For those who need help, there are multiple organizations in the Charlotte area that … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

CPCC lifts ‘shelter in place’ order as police end search on main campus, school says

Central Piedmont Community College ordered students and staff on its main campus near uptown Charlotte to shelter in place Wednesday afternoon as police searched for a suspect. The order, issued … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Chance of ‘wintry mix’ for Charlotte area grows to 80% for Sunday. Here’s the latest

Chances of a classic winter storm reaching the Charlotte area this weekend continue to grow, with the National Weather Service now calling for an 80% chance of rain, sleet and … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Why is the mail running slow? This is what’s behind Charlotte delivery delays

If you’ve made the trek to the mailbox for an expected package or letter recently only to be disappointed, you’re not alone. Many around the country have voiced frustration with … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Mecklenburg County makes $2 million in grants available to at-risk youth programs

To help reduce and prevent youth crime, Mecklenburg County’s Juvenile Crime Prevention Council will be allocating over $2 million in funding to local at-risk youth programs for fiscal year 2022-23. … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Strong storm system could bring weekend snow to Charlotte region, forecasters say

The National Weather Service says the Charlotte region could see its first snow accumulations over the weekend. Chances are greatest Saturday into Sunday as a strong storm system moves in … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Charlotte City Councilman Braxton Winston subject of criminal summons

Charlotte City Councilman Braxton Winston is the subject of a criminal summons, ordering him to appear in court over a complaint for assault on a female. The summons was issued … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Crime declined in 2021, but juvenile violence remains a focus this year, CMPD chief says

While homicides and violence declined overall last year in the Charlotte area, guns continued to get into the hands of “far too many” teenagers, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings said … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Bon Jovi sets 2022 Charlotte and Raleigh tour dates. Here’s when, where to get tickets

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Bon Jovi is hitting the road in 2022, and Charlotte and Raleigh are among its stops, the band announced Friday. The tour will … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Police investigate report of gun at Charlotte-Mecklenburg school bus stop

Amid a fight involving two students on a school bus, a woman reportedly brought a gun to a bus stop on Thursday afternoon, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg School officials. The altercation … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Former NFL star Clinton Portis, who lives near Charlotte, sentenced in fraud case

During his long and lucrative NFL career, Clinton Portis earned more than $380,500 a game carrying the football. Now the Fort Mill, S.C., resident and all-time Washington football great is … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Video shows NC man choking woman with shoelace at Miami airport bus stop, police say

Police arrested a Charlotte-area man who they say appears in a video trying to strangle a woman with a shoelace at a bus stop at Miami International Airport last weekend. … Click to Continue » Top Featured Tags: – North Carolina NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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