community

Monroe domestic violence shelter needs your donations

According to a 2020 study conducted by The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, domestic violence reports have risen during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Carolinas are no exception. “If you want a tangible visible display of resilience and the human spirit you will find it here,” Jessie Lindberg, the executive director of Turning Point, a 42-bed domestic violence shelter in Union County, said.…
coronavirus

Tracking coronavirus data: Carolinas outbreak map

Use the maps below to see where all of the cases of the coronavirus in North and South Carolina have been reported so far. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At WCNC Charlotte, we are focusing our coronavirus coverage on facts, not fear. We aim to give our viewers the information they need from officials to best protect themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.…
crime

2 dead, 1 injured in south Charlotte triple shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two people are dead and another person was injured after a triple shooting overnight. CMPD said it happened near the 7500 block of Kings Ridge Drive in south Charlotte. Police said they responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call just after midnight Monday.…
crime

18-year-old killed in east Charlotte homicide

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide in east Charlotte. The investigation is taking place in the 7000 block of Delta Lake Drive, which is just off East W.T. Harris Boulevard. Police responded to the area shortly before 5 p.m.…
crime

North Carolina police find suspicious devices near church

BREVARD, N.C. — Police in North Carolina evacuated local businesses after they found several suspected incendiary devices near a Baptist church and a county building. Police in Brevard said they received a call at about 10:30 a.m. Sunday for a report of the suspected devices in the area of East Morgan street and Gaston streets. …