On the Town with Toni

On the Town with Toni

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out Toni Baker-Tyson's weekly entertainment picks. It's fun for grown folks.

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1 dead in Sunday shooting

Police are investigating a Sunday afternoon shooting in northeast Charlotte that left one man dead and a suspect detained for questioning.

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CMPD officer charged with DWI

CMPD officer charged with DWI

The 27-year-veteran, identified as Richard Andringa, was responding to a reported crash early Friday when his CMPD cruiser struck the wheel of a truck on North Tryon Street.

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Community forum to focuse on young black males

Educating and preparing black males for college and beyond will be the topic of a half-day forum Saturday co-sponsored by "My Brother's Keeper."

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Autopsy sheds little light on Bobbi Kristina's death

Autopsy sheds little light on Bobbi Kristina's death

An initial autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown on Monday found no significant injuries and no obvious underlying cause of death for the daughter of the late singer Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.

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Is William Barber the new moral voice of America?

Is William Barber the new moral voice of America?

In a recent AP article, the North Carolina civil rights leader says he is an unlikely choice by God to lead the Moral Monday movement, which has spread beyond its roots in Raleigh to other states.

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A family reaches back to reclaim its history

A family reaches back to reclaim its history

At the Blackwell family reunion held this year in Charlotte, members gathered around a large family tree that traces an ancestor back to Africa in 1735.

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Death of woman in Texas jail consistent with suicide: Prosecutor

Death of woman in Texas jail consistent with suicide: Prosecutor

Evidence from an autopsy on Sandra Bland, the black woman found hanging dead in a Texas jail days after a traffic stop, supports the medical examiner's initial ruling of suicide, a county prosecutor told reporters on Thursday.

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Charleston church shooting suspect to face federal hate crime charges

Charleston church shooting suspect to face federal hate crime charges

If convicted, Dylann Roof, accused in the racially motivated killing of nine black worshipers inside Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, could face the death penalty.

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1 dead in shooting near West Charlotte High

According to an initial police report, the victim was found fatally wounded behind a home on Botany Street around 4:40 a.m. Wednesday.

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Flag dispute triggers clashes in S.C. capitol

Flag dispute triggers clashes in S.C. capitol

At least five people were arrested Saturday as white-supremacist and African-American groups clashed outside the South Carolina State House, where the Confederate battle flag was removed earlier this month.

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Police make push to teach about use of force

Police make push to teach about use of force

Police in Charlotte and around the nation are making an effort to teach communities about the split-second decisions officers have to make before pulling out their weapons.

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After recent arson, Briar Creek church benefits from online fundraiser

After recent arson, Briar Creek church benefits from online fundraiser

The east Charlotte church sustained significant damage after an intentionally set fire from June 24 destroyed its education building and interfered with the church’s summer day camp.

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2 dead in unrelated killings

2 dead in unrelated killings

Homicide detectives were called to investigate two unrelated killings early Wednesday -- one in West Charlotte, the other near uptown in the Cherry community.

Events
Faith
Stop sitting on you gift

Stop sitting on you gift

We are born to bear fruit, but when we sit on our gifts, we are missing an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.

News

University of Cincinnati officer indicted for killing black driver

University of Cincinnati officer indicted for killing black driver

A grand jury in Hamilton County voted to indict officer Ray Tensing in the killing of Samuel DuBose, who was shot in the head during a stop near the campus on July 19.

Faith
Helping Charlotte talk about race

Helping Charlotte talk about race

Danny Trapp, a Presbyterian minister who leads MeckMin, has drawn hundreds to his weekly event where ordinary residents get to express their feelings about race.

News
Obama says he's a good president...and could win a third term

Obama says he's a good president...and could win a third term

Reflects on the ending of his own presidency, President Barack Obama called on Africa's leaders to peacefully leave office when their terms expire.

Living
Scene at the Hair Games

Scene at the Hair Games

For the third year, two local entrepreneurs hosted a competition for hair stylists that included a bit of the theater.

Living

5 Things to Start Your Week

5 Things to Start Your Week

It's shaping up to be another busy week in the Queen City. Here are five thing happening this week that we think you should know about.

Living
Blumenthal looks to inspire Freedom School students by letting them experience live theater

Blumenthal looks to inspire Freedom School students by letting them experience live theater

At a recent matinee performance of "Annie" at Belk Theater, 1,100 Freedom School students got to experience a Broadway-style musical -- some for the first time.

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Obama dines with family members in Nairobi, Kenya

Obama dines with family members in Nairobi, Kenya

After arrving in Kenya late Friday, President Barack Obama dined with his step grandmother, his sister and other extended family members.

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CMS teacher will use $25,000 winnings to help financially struggling dance students

CMS teacher will use $25,000 winnings to help financially struggling dance students

Chandra McCloud-Glover, a teacher at Northwest School of the Arts, initially wanted to win money for a down payment on a house. Her plans changed after she heard from some of her students.

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Charlotte group celebrates 10 years of black, gay pride

Charlotte group celebrates 10 years of black, gay pride

The group Charlotte Black Gay Pride recently celebrated its 10th anniversary with a four-day event that attracted more than 17,000 people. Qcitymetro talks with the organization's chairwoman.

Health
Study: Sudden cardiac arrest more likely in African Americans

Black participants in the new study were more likely to suffer cardiac arrest, and at a younger age, relative to their white counterparts.

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Qcity Voices: Rev. Phillip Davis reflects on the Randall Kerrick trial

Qcity Voices: Rev. Phillip Davis reflects on the Randall Kerrick trial

Hours before jury selection was set to start in the manslaughter trial of CMPD officer Randall Kerrick, Bishop Phillip M. Davis of Nations Ford Community Church made his way to Marshall Park in uptown Charlotte to pray.

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Scene at the 2015 Gray Classic Women's Empowerment Brunch

Scene at the 2015 Gray Classic Women's Empowerment Brunch

More than 400 women attended the annual Women's Empowerment Brunch on Saturday, which was part of the 2015 Gray Classic, hosted by Herb and Felicia Gray.

Living
Armed men rob Chris Brown's home in LA when singer not there

Armed men rob Chris Brown's home in LA when singer not there

Three armed men broke into the Los Angeles home of rhythm and blues star Chris Brown on Wednesday, ordering a relative of Brown into a closet

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