Charlotte native Walter Hood was recently named a MacArthur Fellow — an award known as the “genius” grant — for his work revitalizing neglected urban spaces.
More people were killed in car crashes last year, according to recent data, continuing an upward trend. But it's the rising rate of pedestrian deaths that is particularly alarming.
Weeks after a North Carolina police beating became public, new footage is revealing what was said in the aftermath of the black pedestrian being punched and choked by the white officer.
The Triad Metropolitan area is expected to see its population grow by nearly 10 percent over the next two decades.