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Nathan Morabito

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Charlotte, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Nathan:

Affordable Housing Crisis: Nashville's shipping container apartments could be inspiration for Charlotte

A Nashville developer is using a surplus of shipping containers to build affordable housing units. Some advocates in Charlotte are pushing for similar action. → Read More

After questionable billing, Charlotte auditors now reviewing other bills from contractor

City of Charlotte auditors have previously questioned millions in possible overbilling by contractor HNTB. Now they're reviewing other bills for the same practices. → Read More

CMS assistant teacher accused of bruising child with autism

A Charlotte grandmother is outraged after a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools teacher assistant alleged hurt a 6-year-old child with autism. → Read More

DEA: Drug cartel activity on the rise in the Charlotte area

Drug Enforcement Administration agents say meth is king. They call Charlotte a cartel transshipment location due to its booming population and network of highways. → Read More

Charlotte-area nursing homes flagged for past abuse and neglect

The federal government is now using a new alert system to help warn people about nursing homes with histories of past abuse and neglect. → Read More

Are the luggage scales at Charlotte Douglas International Airport accurate?

State inspectors visit every airport annually to make sure the scales aren't cheating customers or airlines. They recently flagged six scales at Charlotte Douglas. → Read More

City Council approves funds to add hundreds of lights to Billy Graham Parkway

The Charlotte City Council will invest an estimated $1.8 million to install 359 lights on Billy Graham Parkway between I-85 and South Tryon Street. → Read More

CMS principal on questionable graduation: "It sounds like something unethical"

East Meck's principal is heard on a recording sharing his concerns. An educator says unearned diplomas are also a problem at South Meck. → Read More

Principal knew about questionable credit recovery program

East Mecklenburg High School principal in Charlotte heard on recording discussing questionable diplomas handed out to students. → Read More

Many city cameras that help Charlotte police solve crimes are broken

The City of Charlotte is pledging to repair all of its cameras before the Republican National Convention later this year. Work orders show dozens of them don't work. → Read More

State superintendent calls for higher credit recovery standards

Mark Johnson's words follow our questions about Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' reliance on credit recovery for some failing seniors just days before graduation. → Read More

CMS teacher upset over 'infuriating and heartbreaking' credit recovery program that lets failing students graduate

While most seniors put in hard work to graduate, educators told WCNC Charlotte some CMS high schools give some kids a last-second advantage to get their diplomas. → Read More

Mom hopes bus stop fight serves as lesson to other parents

The brutal brawl involved bleach and a stun gun. One of the girls suffered an eye injury as a result. The mom said there were warning signs the night before. → Read More

Hundreds of lights are out on Charlotte-area interstates. NCDOT is hoping to fix that.

NCDOT has spent years trying to get a handle on the problem, but thanks to a recently awarded contract, the state hopes the future will be much brighter. → Read More

Charlotte-area nanny pleads guilty to misdemeanor child abuse

A Charlotte-area nanny pleaded guilty Monday to misdemeanor child abuse after a family’s camera filmed the woman violently shaking a baby last year. → Read More

Most guns found at Charlotte airport were loaded, half had chambered rounds

New TSA records show agents confiscated 74 guns from passengers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in 2019. Half of them had a bullet in the chamber. → Read More

Advocate wants former Belmont Abbey priest named as child sexual abuser

Father Timothy Kelly, named in a sex abuse lawsuit out of New York last year, worked at Belmont Abbey from 1989 to 1991. → Read More

UNC Charlotte equips classrooms with lockdown kits

It took a month longer than UNC Charlotte hoped, but the university announced Monday most main campus classrooms and teaching laboratories now have lockdown kits. → Read More

CMPD to expand oversight of body camera failures

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department was the subject of increased scrutiny last year after an officer failed to wear his body camera during a fatal shooting. → Read More

'Thousands of different threats from thousands of different people'

In the midst of international concern, state records show agents in NC investigated more suspicious behavior tips last year than any of the 5 years before. → Read More