The city of Charlotte cut down the bradford pear trees along the median leading into the Wellington subdivision off Prosperity Church Road. The work began earlier this week. Debbie Ward a resident was disappointed when she returned Thursday evening to see the median bare except for a few limbs.
Five years ago, CMS embarked on a $19 million plan to fortify schools after the shooting at Sandy Hook. Now Superintendent Clayton Wilcox, who has held the top job less than a year, is reviewing everything from physical security to safety protocols. He convened principals Wednesday to talk about safety.
Media and visitors file into the grounds of The Billy Graham Library on Wednesday morning after the announcement of the funeral passing of Rev. Billy Graham. David T. Foster III - firstname.lastname@example.org
Davidson College graduate Mbye Njie shares how and why he came up the app that aims to keep both drivers and police safe during stops. The smartphone app enables drivers who are pulled over or anyone else to record police actions and read briefs about their rights. With just a couple taps on the phone screen, video begins recording, local defense attorneys are just a speed dial away and an automatic text is sent to up to five pre-determined, trusted contacts. The text will say you've been stopped by police and give your coordinates.
CBS News anchor and 60 Minutes correspondent Dan Rather talks with students and guests at Belk Chapel on the campus of Queens University of Charlotte during a student-led discussion sponsored by The Learning Society of Queens
House Speaker Tim Moore announced Tuesday that he’s forming a new school safety committee that will be charged with developing recommendations for how to improve safety in the state’s schools. During a press conference Tuesday in Shelby, Moore said that the committee will look at a myriad of issues, with arming teachers as a possibility after getting feedback from school districts and law enforcement.
North Carolina’s new prisons chief Reuben Young told the Observer he wants stiffer criminal penalties for inmates who assault correctional officers. The proposal comes after attacks at Bertie and Pasquotank prisons killed five employees in 2017.