Jesse Pierre, NBC Charlotte

Jesse Pierre

NBC Charlotte

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Jesse:

Weather-related cancelations and 2 guns found at TSA checkpoints cause chaos and delays at CLT airport

A surge of delayed travelers, combined with the discovery of two weapons at screening checkpoints Tuesday, caused delays for passengers at Charlotte-Douglas airport. → Read More

'The food, the music

The holiday commemorates Mexico’s army defeating the French Empire in 1862 during the Battle of Puebla. → Read More

North Carolina is ranked the 18th-friendliest state for bicyclists. Advocates say there's still room for improvement

Cyclists in the Carolinas say it's time to make sure both states protect riders on two wheels. → Read More

'Suicide is not a personal character flaw. It is a global health crisis'

Fonda Bryant nearly died 27 years ago. On Saturday, she will walk 27 miles and invites you to join her. → Read More

'A man of high integrity' | CMS welcomes interim Superintendent Hugh Hattabaugh back on campus Monday

He rejoins the district at a critical time when academic performance and low tests scores are a big concern. → Read More

Ground broken on new affordable housing project in Hidden Valley community

A new 51-unit, four-story apartment building aims to ensure more people can afford to live in Charlotte. → Read More

'This could have been prevented' | Students frustrated after car break-ins on UNC Charlotte campus

During the last six months, 17 incidents were reported. In 2021, more than 40 break-ins were called in. → Read More

'I'm getting a second chance at life' | Hickory man encourages more people to sign up as organ donors after he finally gets a kidney transplant

Marvin Hector thought he'd be on dialysis for the rest of his life. After a successful transplant, he's urging others to consider becoming organ donors. → Read More

'I was just having a hard time getting into a place' | Charlotte mom shares the struggle of finding safe housing as local groups seek solutions

One woman who spoke to WCNC Charlotte said she had to make tough choices for her and her children. → Read More

'It's going to create more affordable housing unit rentals and homeownership opportunities'

Charlotte City Council is expected to look at seven different proposals on Monday. → Read More

Spring Break fever in full swing as families hit the road

Families are finding ways to stay frugal, but one mom in the Charlotte area admits she's not exactly excited about fuel costs. → Read More

Mortgage relief open to residents in Mecklenburg County

This relief is available to households in the unincorporated areas of Mecklenburg County plus Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville. → Read More

Krzyzewski K-O'd: North Carolina takes down Duke 81-77

It was the first time Duke and UNC clashed in the Final Four in their history. On Saturday, Coach K left the court without a ticket to the championship. → Read More

'I'm broken' | Russian family seeks political asylum as Ukraine crisis draws on

The family chose to leave after they criticized the actions of Russian leaders. They say their actions had police looking at them. → Read More

'It’s a feeling of security' | Charlotte organization helps prevent foreclosures and keep families in their homes

Community Link tells us that more than 95% of the foreclosure cases they have worked on have been turned around. → Read More

CATS asking for input from riders as it works to improve transit experience

The project is collecting public comments until the end of March. → Read More

Ukrainian mother making Charlotte home amid war

An immigration activist, who is also Ukrainian, is helping the family adjust to life in the U.S. → Read More

Bracelets supporting Ukraine relief for sale in Davidson; how you can help

As Russia's attacks on Kyiv and Ukraine continue, a group in Davidson says they felt compelled to do something for those with nowhere to go. → Read More

CMS families share thoughts about district adopting mask-optional policy

CMS updated its mask policy and will allow masks to be optional for students and staff in all of its facilities and on its school buses. → Read More

People in Davidson rally in support of Ukrainians

Sunday's event featured guest speakers and prepared remarks from U.S. Congresswoman Alma Adams. → Read More