Charlotte Articles

Miley Cyrus Postpones US Tour Dates Due to Illness

Miley Cyrus officially postponed the remaining dates on the U.S. leg of her Bangerz tour on Friday. The announcement on Cyrus’ website read as follows: “All remaining U.S. dates on the Miley Cyrus Bangerz tour have been postponed. Miley is …

Charlotte Mayor Resigns; Accused of Taking Bribes

Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, who had been in office only six months, resigned Wednesday effective immediately, just hours after he was arrested and accused of taking more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as real estate developers …

911 Call in Jonathan Ferrell Murder Released
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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police department has released the audio recording of Saturday morning’s 911 call that led to the fatal shooting of Jonathan Ferrell. The bizarre series of events that sparked the infamous 911 call has caused a nationwide outrage. Ferrell …

Randall Kerrick: NC Police Officer Charged with Manslaughter
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Around 2:30 AM Saturday, 24 year old Jonathan Ferrell approached the nearest house and started knocking on the door “viciously”. Ferrell had wrecked approximately .5 miles down the road and stopped at the nearest house to ask for help. The …

Patrick Ewing Signs on as Charlotte Bobcats Assistant Coach

The Charlotte Bobcats this week hired legendary NBA star Patrick Ewing as an assistant coach. According to the Charlotte Observer, the NBA team has hired Ewing to serve as “top” assistant to head coach Steve Clifford. His title will be …

Facebook Postings Land Teachers In Hot Water
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Half a dozen teachers in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district face disciplinary action and firings for posting derogatory comments about students on Facebook.

Four of the teachers have been disciplined for posts involving "poor judgment and bad taste," spokeswoman Nora Carr told the Charlotte Observer.