Matthews, NC


CMPD investigating homicide in west Charlotte

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2 juveniles charged with 1st-degree murder in deadly SW Charlotte shooting

Two juveniles have been charged with first-degree murder in a deadly shooting that occurred in southwest Charlotte last week, CMPD said. QCNEWS.COM. 2 juveniles charged with 1st-degree murder in deadly …. Two juveniles have been charged with first-degree murder in a deadly shooting that occurred in southwest Charlotte last week,...

One Person Hurt After Shooting On Dr. Carver Road

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Medic says one person was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The shooting happened just after 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the 2500 block of Dr. Carver Road, located in West Charlotte. Police have not yet said what led up to the shooting or...

Matthews mayor is recovering from COVID-19

MATTHEWS – Mayor John Higdon is recovering from COVID-19 and hopes to return from isolation in time to enjoy some of the town’s holiday programming. Higdon was not at town hall Nov. 28 for the commissioners meeting but he did attend virtually. “The reason I’m not with you...

Former police officer offers community patrols in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said it is experiencing a higher volume of 9-1-1 calls. The department says a staff shortage is making it hard to answer all those calls quickly. However, a community patrol officer is taking some load off the agency by providing security for...

First Alert on Wednesday due to storms before cold temps ending the week

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Rain impacts likely for the Wednesday morning commute. Much colder temperatures move in to end the work week. After a dry and sunny day, rain chances are back in the forecast and will be climbing through the overnight period. A First Alert Weather Day is in place for your Wednesday morning commute! Although it won’t be raining all day, prepare for heavy rain at times early Wednesday morning and even a few rumbles of thunder. By mid-morning, the heaviest of the rain will have shifted east and we will gradually dry and clear out from there... Temperatures will start in the 50s and make it into the mid to upper 60s by Wednesday afternoon.

Heavy downpours, fog, gusty winds moving in late Tuesday into Wednesday

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Rain will move in late tonight through Wednesday morning with heavy downpours at times, areas of fog, and gusty winds. First Alert Weather Day Wednesday: Wet and windy morning. Thursday: Dry, much cooler. We’ll be dry, mostly sunny, and mild for today with high temperatures in...

June Hood Selected As Grand Marshal For Christmas Parade

MINT HILL, NC – The Town of Mint Hill is pleased to announce that June Simpson will serve as the Grand Marshal for this year’s Christmas Parade. June Carolyn Simpson was born in what is now Mint Hill in 1934. Her ancestors arrived in Mecklenburg County in the 1740s and 1750s. She grew up in a large household made up of her single mother Mattie Simpson and five of Mattie’s brothers and sisters. June was the only child born to any of them. “I knew that they all wanted me to succeed and prosper and that my achievement was always important to them,” says Simpson. “So I was always an overachiever, trying to please a lot of people.”