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28November 2022

When immigrant children reach this NC teacher’s classroom, they find belonging

Emily Francis had been there. She was a 15-year-old immigrant from Guatemala in 1994 when...

28November 2022

Here are the latest donors to the Charlotte Observer’s Empty Stocking Fund

The Charlotte Observer has sponsored the Empty Stocking Fund since about 1920. All of the...

28November 2022

Chester hospital fills empty wing with S.C. prisoners. Sheriff says community is safe

An empty wing of the Chester Medical Center will be filled with prison inmates. Chester...

27November 2022

One killed late Saturday in west Charlotte shooting, CMPD says

A person was killed in a shooting late Saturday near South Tryon Street in Charlotte,...

27November 2022

For Jason Myers’ family, his funeral is a time to mourn and a time to celebrate

Jason Myers was the tooth fairy. He was the tickle monster. He was the dessert...

26November 2022

A person was shot in Charlotte on Saturday, has life-threatening injuries, MEDIC says

A person was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a shooting in Charlotte early Saturday, MEDIC...

26November 2022

Officials reveal the suspected cause of a crash-landing at an NC airport on Friday

A pilot survived a crash-landing of a single-engine plane Friday at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport, a...

25November 2022

‘They think we’re crazy:’ Charlotte shoppers say Black Friday tradition worth it

Rain didn’t stop some Charlotte shoppers from heading out early for the official holiday shopping...

25November 2022

‘Everybody deserves dignity’: Charlotte Rescue Mission offers safe space on Thanksgiving

As the warm scent of turkey, mashed potatoes and cornbread rose through the halls, volunteers...

24November 2022

WBTV meteorologist’s wife says Jason was ‘bighearted, gracious.’ Funeral services set.

A visitation and funeral has been announced for WBTV meteorologist Jason Myers. The visitation and...

24November 2022

Raleigh didn’t heed vehicle, driver screening guidance before deadly Christmas parade

After a train slammed into a Texas veterans’ parade in 2012, killing four people and...

24November 2022

‘He always made you feel safe.’ WBTV helicopter pilot Chip Tayag ‘loved what he did’

Chip Tayag will forever be remembered as a hero, said his friends, colleagues and those...

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