Myers Park High School Principal Mark Bosco stepped down as the school’s top administrator Wednesday. He has been reassigned to an administrative role within CMS. The move comes after Bosco was suspended in early August as the district investigated Bosco's handling of reported rapes and sexual assaults at the school.
Court cases across North Carolina are backed up, especially in criminal court. In Mecklenburg County, things are even more delayed, as judicial officials put off resuming in-person trials as other counties re-open their doors.
The WBTV Investigates team found several other customers who also had issues with the contractor and all of them claim they found him from online websites connecting consumers with contractors, raising questions about how the websites operate.
A N.C. House committee held a hearing on problems that have led to a massive liquor shortage in the state. The hearing was announced days after a WBTV investigation found the issues were tied to a new state contract that started over the summer. Lawmakers said Wednesday's hearing left them with more questions than answers.
North Carolina and South Carolina are each facing a severe shortage of inpatient beds to treat mentally ill kids and teens. As a result, some children are going without the treatment they need and others, in crisis, are spending days or weeks in the emergency room waiting for a bed to open up.
Records provided to WBTV from an Atrium employee show that on numerous occasions there have been shortages of registered nurses and healthcare technicians across virtually all departments at the CMC, including critical care.
A task force formed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to evaluate how the district handles reports of sexual violence and other discrimination is operating in secret, with district leaders refusing to share details of who is on the task force or what work the group is doing.
Mecklenburg County District Attorney Spencer Merriweather said he will not order an outside review of reported rapes and sexual assaults at Myers Park High School by the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation, despite a half-dozen women saying police did not thoroughly investigate their cases.
The chairman of the N.C. ABC Commission resigned on Friday. His resignation comes as the state grapples with liquor shortages, sparked in part by supply chain issues but also a new state contract that has led to delayed and missing liquor shipments to local ABC boards across the state.
The N.C. Office of the State Treasurer says its office has had hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of checks flagged as suspicious that were written as part of the HOPE program, intended to help pay people's rent to keep them in their homes.
The mother of an 18-month-old boy called police after her son came home from daycare with bruises all over his body. She called police but now the worried mother is questioning how police and prosecutors handled the investigation.
Hospitals said patients are getting sick faster and staying sick longer, extending inpatient and ICU stays across the state. The result: more hospitals are reporting critical shortages of staff to serve people in need of medical care.
The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services cited a camp that offers wilderness therapy to children and teens for violating state regulations following an inspection in late June. Prior to it's June inspection, the last time regulators had visited Trails Carolina was March 2019.
WBTV has filed a lawsuit against Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, members of the school board, Superintendent Earnest Winston and General Counsel Andre Mayes seeking records related to the district’s handling of reports of rape and sexual assault at Myers Park High School.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is refusing to answer questions over its handling of reported rapes and sexual assaults at Myers Park High School. A former CMPD school resource officer testified that a department lawyer told him a woman couldn't be raped if she'd previously had sex with the person. But the lawyer says she never gave that advice.
A school bus fire in the Iredell-Statesville School District prompted officials there to pull other buses off the road over a safety concern, which they believe is linked to a known mechanical problem with the bus's engine. Despite that, North Carolina education leaders say they have no responsibility to warn other districts.
Shelby Police Department officers repeatedly punched an unarmed, mentally ill man in the head while try to arrest him during an incident in late May. The police department tried to claim one video of the incident didn't exist.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg school board got a presentation late Tuesday night on the district’s policies surrounding a federal law that regulates how schools handle reports of sexual violence and harassment. But the presentation, and questions from board members, focused on educating students how to report.
Members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education have stayed silent in the wake of a WBTV investigation that found the district failed to record reported rapes and sexual assaults at schools across the district.
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education does not have an accurate record of the number of rapes and sexual assaults reported on its campuses for the past decade, a WBTV investigation has found. According to the district's data, just two students reported being raped on campus in the past decade.
Financial records shared by city staffers during a Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority board meeting show that the capacity to take on debt for major stadium construction is somewhat limited by other projects the city has already financed.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Earnest Winston sat down with WBTV in an exclusive interview to address reports of rape and sexual assault at Myers Park High School. It's the first time Winston has spoken on the subject since WBTV's first investigation aired in early June.
Some members of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education spoke out for the first time Tuesday night about reported rapes and sexual assaults at Myers Park High School. It's the first response from any CMS leader since WBTV's investigation into reported rape and sexual assaults at the school.