While overall crime rates have remained relatively flat this year, one crime concern is still a priority for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police. Officers are encountering alarming numbers of children ages 12, 13, 14, and 15 who are in possession of guns. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools campuses have found at least 25 guns this school year alone. Officials are urging […]
A new tool is entering the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System to help students and staff report safety and crime concerns. The “Say Something” app allows users to submit anonymous concerns to officials. Staff and students are currently being trained on how to use the app. Officials say this will help those who are afraid to speak […]
School should be a safe place for our children. Recent increases in violence on school campuses in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County has pushed the community to demand change. Several parents, community leaders and students spoke with school board members last Tuesday about the recent gun violence on CMS campuses. Superintendent Earnest Winston and board members […]
As parents, we want to ensure that our children are safe while attending school. For students at West Charlotte High School, they have taken matters into their own hands to express their concerns about recent violence and guns being brought into Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. Students organized a peaceful protest this morning raising awareness of violence in […]
I think I saw this one coming. The Chinese American Civil Rights Coalition is suing Trump! They believe that he caused a lot of harm and perpetuated hate against Asian Americans by referring to COVID -19, while he was in office, as the “China or Chinese virus,” “Wuhan virus” and “Kung Flu.” They believe the […]
Daily Dilemma Question: If a woman hits a man, is it okay for a man to hit her back?
The recent string of shootings, suicide attempts, and violent events has caused major concern with the Facebook Live element. Many people are debating whether Facebook Live should be disarmed to avoid the instant gratification of attention that’s causing people to do crazy things?
A Chicago teen has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl that was streamed on Facebook Live.
According to police officials, there were 27 shootings that left 12 individuals dead and 48 others wounded.
A Brooklyn Assemblywoman was arrested this weekend after her 12-year-old son told authorities she hit him with a broomstick.
UPDATE: 1:00 PM EST Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards condemned the shooting, calling it an “unspeakable and unjustified attack.” “Rest assured, every resource available to the State of Louisiana will be used to ensure the perpetrators are swiftly brought to justice,” he said. https://twitter.com/LouisianaGov/status/754708841460137984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Several police officers were shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday morning, the […]
On Thursday, 5 officers were fatally shot, while 6 people were injured at a protest over two recent fatal police shootings. Images reminiscent of the '60s have flooded the nation, as we endured a week of unfiltered violence.