A father’s pain: Two men speak out after losing their only sons in Beatties Ford Road shooting

Both men are asking witnesses to come forward and tell the police what they saw.
By Glenn Burkins | July 8, 2020

N.C. reports 2,000-plus new Covid-19 cases in a single day, a state record

State health officials warn residents celebrating the Fourth of July to wear face coverings, avoid crowds and wash hands often.
By Glenn Burkins | July 4, 2020

Exit interview: Some parting thoughts from Kerr Putney

The former CMPD chief said true police reform would require greater investments in the lives of Black and Latino youths.
By Glenn Burkins | July 2, 2020

CMPD: 2 dead, 1 injured in shootings late Monday

On Tuckaseegee Road, two people were found shot inside a business, one fatally.
By Glenn Burkins | June 30, 2020

CMPD’s incoming chief says changes in policing are ‘inevitable’

Johnny Jennings, who takes over leadership from Chief Kerr Putney on Wednesday, said he wants to collaborate with Charlotte communities.
By Glenn Burkins | June 29, 2020

‘Beauty for ashes’: Artists seek to honor 4 who died in Beatties Ford Road shooting

Community advocates say the violence that left four dead will not deter efforts to improve the lives of residents and business owners along the corridor
By Glenn Burkins | June 28, 2020

On Beatties Ford Road, shooters used handguns and assault-style rifles

Officers recovered 181 shell casings at the scene of Monday morning's carnage, CMPD officials said.
By Glenn Burkins | June 24, 2020

Mayor Vi Lyles wants a statewide requirement for protective face coverings

In a series of tweets Tuesday, the Charlotte mayor said she has asked Gov. Roy Cooper to implement just such a requirement.
By Glenn Burkins | June 24, 2020

3 dead, 11 injured after shooting erupts at block party in northwest Charlotte

According to the police, at least 100 rounds were fired into a crowd of around 400 people.
By Glenn Burkins | June 22, 2020

Thomas Davis pledges $100,000 so that fathers in Mecklenburg jail can be home for Father’s Day

As Black people, "we've all had our traumatic experiences," the former Carolina Panthers linebacker said during a panel discussion on police violence and social justice.
By Glenn Burkins | June 20, 2020