Man accused of deadly shooting dies in county jail

Man accused of deadly shooting dies in county jail

Paul Clark Williams, 55, was being held n the Mecklenburg jail, charged with the Oct. 15 shooting death of 44-year-old Jestine Anita Clyburn in northeast Charlotte.

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Morning Brew: 5 things to start your week

Morning Brew: 5 things to start your week

Here are some of the things we think you should know about this week.

What's happening: Charlotte

Health
How a positive relationship can affect your health

How a positive relationship can affect your health

CLOSING THE GAP

Research shows that people who are in a positive relationship tend to live longer than those who aren't. Find out why.

Living
Addicted to acting

Addicted to acting

Nine-year-old actress and model Cameron Mills of Rock Hill was signed by an agent at age 4. In her latest adventure, she landed a minor role in the movie "Addicted."

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20-year-old woman arrested in clothing store robbery

Police on Monday arrested the first of two female suspects wanted in connection with the robbery of a clothing store in southwest Charlotte.

News
5 questions for Tom Hanchett

5 questions for Tom Hanchett

As the Levine Museum of the New South prepares to open a photo exhibition documenting the 1965 voting rights march from Selma to Montgomery, we spoke with museum historian Tom Hanchett.

Health
Dr. Thaddeus John Bell: Qcitymetro's new contributor

Dr. Thaddeus John Bell: Qcitymetro's new contributor

Each Wednesday, Qcitymetro will publish an audio message by Dr. Thaddeus John Bell, who is working to improve the health of African Americans and others in historically underserved communities.

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PNC gives $1 million to help preschool children build their vocabularies

PNC gives $1 million to help preschool children build their vocabularies

PNC Bank will give $1 million to help preschool children in two Charlotte communities build their vocabularies, part of its national “Grow Up Great” campaign to prepare children for school.

Living
An act of supreme cowardice

An act of supreme cowardice

COMMENTARY

By failing to issue an up or down ruling on gay marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court is ducking one of its most basic responsibilities.

News
Livingstone College men's backtball team picked to win Southern Division

Livingstone was predicted to finish No. 1 in the men’s Southern Division, well ahead of Johnson C. Smith at No. 4. The JCSU women were predicted to finish No. 3 in their division.

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Man dies in father-son shooting

A 56-year-old man died early Saturday after he was shot by his son at a home in south Charlotte, according to police.

News
22 year old killed in crash while fleeing officers

A 22-year-old man died Saturday after he crashed a 1996 Jaguar XJ-6 while being pursued by deputies with the Cabarrus County Sheriff's Office.

Faith
At a south Charlotte church, a candid discussion about race

At a south Charlotte church, a candid discussion about race

At Park Road Baptist Church in south Charlotte, a group of predominately white residents -- men, women and teens – gathered for a candid discussion about race and the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.

Events
Faith
Wrestling with God

Wrestling with God

It’s funny how we sometimes find ourselves in a wrestling match with God, rejecting His plan and mistakenly believing we know what's best.

Health
Let's show support for women who battle breast cancer

Let's show support for women who battle breast cancer

Although the disease may not touch you personally, breast cancer affects African American women more severely than it does other race, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

News
44 months for Patrick Cannon: A fair sentence that sends a clear message

44 months for Patrick Cannon: A fair sentence that sends a clear message

COMMENTARY

In sentencing former Mayor Patrick Cannon to 44 months in prison, U.S. District Judge Frank Whitney struck the right balance between punishment, deterrence and judicial discretion.

News
Saturday shooting leaves 1 dead

Police said the shooting occurred Saturday morning in the 300 block of Hovis Road, just west of Rozzells Ferry Road and Brookshire Freeway.

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William Wilson goes from NASCAR pit road to penthouse

William Wilson goes from NASCAR pit road to penthouse

Fifteen years ago, William Wilson was jacking up tires and filling gas tanks as one of a few African-Americans on NASCAR pit crews. Today he's a high-end clothier known to celebrities and racing winners.

Health
JCSU campus will go tobacco-free

Starting January 1, Johnson C. Smith University will ban all tobacco products on the west Charlotte campus and on all university-owned and -operated properties.

Faith
Be grateful for the blessings of life

Be grateful for the blessings of life

MONDAY MEDITATION

When I look back over my life, I will never be able to say “thank you” enough for all the goodness I have been blessed to receive.

Living
Scene at the Route 29 Seafood Festival

Scene at the Route 29 Seafood Festival

Scene at the Route 29 Seafood Festival in Concord, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. In addition to a seafood competition, the daylong event included music by R&B groups Con Funk Shun, Cherelle, Howard Hewitt, and  Keith Washington.

Living
Charlotte gives birth to a new jazz festival

Charlotte gives birth to a new jazz festival

With the kickoff this weekend of the Charlotte Classic Jazz Festival, the city's arts community will take a first step toward building what some hope will be a truly regional music event.

Living
Talking fashion with Frederick Jabber

Talking fashion with Frederick Jabber

Frederick Jabber moved to Charlotte last month to opened an Ike Behar men's clothing store at Phillips Place. Qcitymetro caught up with him this week for a Q&A.

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