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Past articles by Mark:

ROBBERY AT ARBORETUM: Armed robbers terrorize employees at store in The Arboretum

Armed robbers terrorized workers Tuesday night at the New South Kitchen & Bar in the Arboretum Shopping Center off Providence Road. → Read More

TRAFFICKED ATHLETES: 'I had lost all hope': Charlotte athlete shares story of being human trafficking victim

Foreign athletes are being lured thousands of miles away from their homes to play sports in Charlotte. → Read More

CMPD BODY CAM FOOTAGE: New CMPD campaign aims to help public understand body cam footage policy

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police launched a new campaign on Wednesday to help the public understand why the department does not release body camera video after deadly police shootings. → Read More

AFFORDABLE HOUSING: Charlotte City Council approves 7 affordable housing projects to help combat crisis

City leaders are trying to add more options because Charlotte needs 30,000 more affordable units. → Read More

CMS BUDGET: Parents will have chance to chime in on $1.6B budget at CMS public hearing

Parents plan to tell the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board what they think about next year's budget Tuesday evening at a public hearing. → Read More

Prosecutors: Charlotte-based debt collection agency scammed thousands out of millions

A trial started Monday for two suspects accused of using high pressure scare tactics to trick thousands of people out of millions of dollars. → Read More

VOLUNTEERS BUILD NEW PLAYGROUND: Volunteers rally in rain to build new playground for west Charlotte school

A new playground is giving students at a Title 1 school in west Charlotte a new reason to be proud. → Read More

CHARLOTTE DOUGLAS AIRPORT DROP OFF: New drop-off zone opens at Charlotte-Douglas after years of construction

The new drop-off zone at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport is finally open after four years of construction. → Read More

HAWTHORNE LANE BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION: Elizabeth neighbors exhausted after latest bridge construction delay

Elizabeth neighborhood residents may already be sick of the construction on the Hawthorne Lane Bridge, but the problems there are getting worse. → Read More

CHARLOTTE MURDERS HOMICIDES: 34 homicides in 93 days: CMPD to share city's 2019 crime stats

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department will share the city's crime stats for the first three months of this year on Wednesday morning. → Read More

INNOVATION BARN: New development to turn Charlotte's trash to treasure

Charlotte is a city built on banks but city leaders believe it can become the first place in the country to build its economy around trash. → Read More

AIRPORT WORKER PROTEST: Union workers at Charlotte Douglas protest as negotiations with American Airlines stall

Many workers who load bags, stock food and drinks and fix planes at Charlotte Douglas protested outside the airport on Thursday. → Read More

OPIOID BILL: New bill would give harsher punishments to dealers who sell drugs that kill users

Lawmakers are expected to file a bill in Raleigh Wednesday morning that would give harsher penalties to drug dealers when their clients die from using their products. → Read More

KANNAPOLIS DOWNTOWN VIDA: Kannapolis breaks ground on sprawling new downtown district, VIDA

All the entertainment options you would expect in a dense, urban setting are now going into one of Charlotte's most suburban places: Kannapolis. → Read More

I-77 TOLL LANES: Local lawmakers to announce proposal for I-77 toll lane 'relief'

Lawmakers against the Interstate 77 project plan to unveil a new bill Monday morning that they believe will address concerns about the toll lanes. → Read More

CRIME IN PARK SOUTH STATION: Families on edge after alarming nights of gunfire in south Charlotte

Families say the quiet, gated Park South Station neighborhood has been rattled by gunfire two nights this week. → Read More

CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY LANDFILL: Garbage flying out of dump trucks near landfill in Concord turning area into 'trash alley'

A Concord councilman said there is so much litter outside the Charlotte Motor Speedway he is going to start calling Highway 29 "trash alley." → Read More

EXTORTION CASE: Man accused of trying to extort former employer by releasing customers' private information

A man accused of trying to extort his former employer by threatening to release thousands of people's personal and private information stood before a federal court judge for the first time on Monday morning. → Read More

CHARLOTTE MOSQUE SECURITY: Charlotte mosques increase security following New Zealand terrorist attacks

There will be extra security at Charlotte mosques during Friday afternoon prayer services after the terror attacks in New Zealand. → Read More

DISABILIT RIGHTS AND E-SCOOTERS: Charlotte disability rights advocates push to make sidewalks safer with e-scooters

People who are blind or in wheelchairs are struggling to use sidewalks in many of Charlotte's busiest neighborhoods because they're blocked with electric scooters. → Read More