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Emily Harris

Charlotte protesters demand mayor's resignation over black man's slaying

Sep 27 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Dozens of protesters took their fight for racial equality in policing to the heart of Charlotte's power structure on Monday, demanding the resignations of the mayor, police chief, and lawmakers in the wake of the police slaying of a black man.

Former Charlotte, N.C., mayor gets 44 months in prison for corruption

Oct 14 2014

CHARLOTTE N.C. A former mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, was sentenced on Tuesday to nearly four years in U.S. prison after admitting to using public positions in the state's largest city for personal financial gain, including taking at least $50,000 in bribes.

Former mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, admits to bribery scheme

Jun 03 2014

CHARLOTTE N.C. The former mayor of Charlotte pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that brought his arrest and resignation after a brief stint as the elected leader of North Carolina's largest city.

Former mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, admits to taking bribes

Jun 03 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 3 The former Charlotte mayor pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that brought his arrest and resignation after a brief stint as the elected leader of North Carolina's largest city.

Clergy sue North Carolina over same-sex weddings, cite religious freedom

Apr 28 2014

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina A coalition of clergy members is challenging North Carolina's ban on same-sex marriages, filing the first lawsuit to claim such laws violate their religious freedom guaranteed by the U.S. constitution.

North Carolina mayor resigns; arrested on corruption charges

Mar 26 2014

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina The mayor of North Carolina's largest city resigned Wednesday after prosecutors said he had been arrested on federal public corruption charges that include accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents.

North Carolina mayor arrested on federal public corruption charges

Mar 26 2014

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina The mayor of North Carolina's largest city was arrested on Wednesday on federal public corruption charges that include accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents, a U.S. attorney's office said.

Wrongful death suit filed in case of unarmed man killed by N.C. officer

Jan 14 2014

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina A North Carolina police officer used excessive force when he shot an unarmed former college football player 10 times, the deceased man's family charged on Tuesday in a lawsuit they say is their best chance to shed light on his death.

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