The report considered different levels and combinations of data to formulate the ranking: the city’s crime rates, economy, and the frequency of mass shootings were all heavily factored in.

Former Charlotte Mayor and NC Governor Pat McCrory joins Good Morning BT with Bo Thompson & Beth Troutman, asserting that Manhattan district attorney Alvin Bragg's prosecution of former President Donald Trump actually benefits Trump politically, and that Democrats caused North Carolina House of Representatives member Tricia Cotham to switch her political party affiliation from Democrat to Republican.

To celebrate the first full year of "Good Morning BT" on the air, here is a highlight reel of Bo & Beth's favorite moments.

WBTV Chief Meteorologist Al Conklin joins Good Morning BT with Bo Thompson, Beth Troutman and Jim Szoke in the studio to talk about his Severe Weather Special, but Bo, Beth and Jim have other plans as they congratulate Al and celebrate his three decades forecasting the weather at WBTV. Al talks about how weather forecasting and the weather itself has changed over the years and gives a preview of WBTV's upcoming Severe Weather Special. 

The new plan comes after several malls shooting over the past three months. These measures will be enforced as soon as April.

If you plan on enjoying Uptown or South End this weekend, keep in mind you will now have to pay for street parking. Starting this weekend, you will no longer be able to park for free on Saturdays on the street in Uptown and South End. Metered parking in both zones will cost money starting […]

New tenants are expected to move into the Queen City Quarter, previously named The Epicentre. The Epicentre was known for its nightlife scene but became a ghost town at the cost of the COVID-19 pandemic. The property went through foreclosure before real estate investment firm CBRE bought it out last year. The new managers gave […]

Math enthusiasts know March 14 to be National PI Day, but pastry and pizza fans are thinking of a different kind of pie (with an e). National PI Day The day recognizes the mathematical constant known as pi and also known as 3.14 Google Trends recently shared the most-searched pies in each U.S. state. According […]

A rule requiring all high school athletes to compete exclusively on teams that are “consistent with the gender on the student’s birth certificate” was approved by the Union County Board of Education on Tuesday with a unanimous vote. IN DETAIL: The full Union County Public School Extracurricular Activities and Interscholastic Athletics policy manual  The new […]

Charlotte FC defender tragically dies following a boating accident in south Florida early Thursday morning, the soccer club confirmed. According to Miami Herald, 25-year-old Anton Walkes died Thursday after a Wednesday crash on waters near Miami Marine Stadium. The Miami news outlet reports, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said Walkes was found unconscious after […]