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Past articles by Steve:

2020 Census being printed without citizenship question

Trump administration attorneys notified parties in lawsuits challenging the question that the printing of the hundreds of millions of documents for the 2020 counts had started, said Kristen Clarke, executive director of the National Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. → Read More

Babe Ruth jersey expected to fetch record $4.5 million at summer auction

A rare Babe Ruth jersey could set a world record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. → Read More

5 inmates cut fence to escape Nash County jail, sheriff’s office says

Nash County deputies are actively searching around Nashville after five inmates cut through a fence Monday and escaped. → Read More

WBTV reporter talks about the family experience of enduring suic

In his case, unseen and unexpected hardship followed the loss of his life. → Read More

Local barber school adds mental health course to its curriculum

Critical lessons are now delivered to students on the career path of becoming barbers and hairstylists. → Read More

Council members respond to peer's questioning authenticity of 9-

The conspiracy theory connected to 9-11 involving Charlotte City councilwoman Lawana Mayfield is propelling Charlotte into the national spotlight. → Read More

911 call details scene of Gaston County double homicide, victims

According to Gastonia police, a man and woman were both found dead inside a home on Mary Avenue around 4:16 p.m. A double-homicide investigation is underway. → Read More

Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor at U.S. Capitol following ceremo

At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, members of the public will have a chance to pay their final respects before, on Thursday morning, Graham’s body will be returned to Charlotte in preparation for Friday’s ser... → Read More

Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre: 50 years later

After the shooting stopped, three students would be dead and more than two dozen wounded in a tragic event known as the Orangeburg Massacre. → Read More

Man found dead with gunshot wound on northeast Charlotte trail I

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say the man's body was found in the 9100 block of Newell Baptist Church Road, near Newell Park. → Read More

Could Carolinas be in the hunt with a domed stadium with new NFL

In talking NFL owners, Sabates says going after this team means enduring a lengthy process and facing the reality that his isn't the only group after the big ticket franchise. → Read More

Uptown businesses welcome return of ACC Championship game

In 2016, the ACC Championship was pulled from Charlotte because of fallout connected to HB2, and uptown restaurants felt the effect. → Read More

Mayoral candidates express concern over rain on election day

A record number turned out at the polls days before Tuesday's general election. → Read More

'Dark money' having a role in Charlotte mayoral race

Democrat Vi Lyles and Republican Kenny Smith, both candidates in Charlotte's mayoral race, have purchased TV ads, but they're not the only ones spending cash with local media. → Read More

VanLandingham owners seeking permission for wrecking ball

Admirers of Charlotte's VanLandingham Estate call it a neighborhood gem for the Plaza Midwood Community, but the big green building is causing owner of 19 years, Billy Maddalon → Read More

Long-time Charlotte record store calling it quits

Thousands of people pass by the store at the corner of Monroe Road and Sharon Amity Lane during rush hour, but the days for the record store are numbered. → Read More

NASCAR champs weigh in on pro sports protests

On Monday, Dale Earnhart Jr tweeted, in part, “All Americans R granted rights 2 peaceful protests." → Read More

Charlotte firefighters heading back from Texas with eyes on Irma

The word from out-of-state decision makers: Thanks for the help, but go home and take care of your own state, because Hurricane Irma could be headed your way. → Read More

Unclaimed horses being housed as Charlotte firefighters ponder n

Abandoned by their owners when heavy rains came near the gulf coast, they were scared and stranded in high-standing water. → Read More

Charlotte firefighters, churches helping with Harvey recovery in

For those who have been stranded on their roofs, extra eyes in the sky are making a difference, and some of those high above in Texas are on loan from the Charlotte Fire Department. → Read More