A new book tracks how a Charlotte, North Carolina, high school went from an integration success story to the city’s most isolated and impoverished school.
Compared to kids elsewhere in the country, poor children in Charlotte and other Southern cities have the lowest odds of making it to the top income bracket. Why?
“Riots occur because these police killings just keep happening, no matter how many peaceful marches happen. It is, in every sense, maddening.”
A North Carolina startup thinks its desalination device can solve water crises in coastal communities, on islands, and after disasters.
“I thought it was a plane exploding at first,” says a witness.
Charlotte's NASCAR Hall of Fame crashed hard. As the city preps for an $18 million debt-forgiveness vote, homeowners wonder where their bailouts are.
Two maps and six charts take sprawl rankings to another level.
Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday by FBI agents, and accused of taking $48,000 in bribes from undercover agents.
In the era of Google Fiber, there's more reason than ever to confront America's digital divide.
This monstrous weather system is set to make history with the potential to knock out power for a week.
Miami Beach and Minneapolis are neck-and-neck for "most entertaining" mayoral campaign season.
The "Truth About Transit" campaign offers an easy visual way to dispel popular myths.
A vast new national study showing how income mobility dramatically varies by city.
Welcome to your demographic future, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Finally, a replacement for Ray LaHood.
The mayor's ambitious redevelopment plan faces steep hurdles in gaining support from a politically divided city.
The U.S. financial meltdown, coupled with a major education crisis, left the city reeling.
Despite recession-era setbacks, the city is celebrated as a success story. Can it stay that way?
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The city has plenty of experience putting on the NFL's big event. But hosting a convention will be something different.