Crime

CMPD: Woman dies after she was shot near uptown

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a fatal shooting that was reported early Monday on N. Tryon Street, just beyond the uptown […]

Police: man shot and killed in southeast Charlotte

CMPD is investigating a deadly shooting that was reported early today in southeast Charlotte. The shooting was reported just before […]

Police: 17-year-old killed early Sunday

CMPD identified Charlotte’s latest homicide victim as a 17-year-old boy who was shot outside a convenience store early Sunday. At […]

Northlake Mall shut down after shots fired

Authorities shut down Northlake Mall late Saturday after shots were reported outside the mall. Police arrested a 17-year-old male and […]

Police arrest 14-year-old boy for making threats against fellow student

CMPD arrested a 14-year-old boy Saturday and charged him with making threats against another student at Druid Hills Elementary School. […]

44 arrested in “coordinated takedown” aimed at violent crimes, guns and drugs

The arrests were part of the federal government’s Project Safe Neighborhoods and involved federal, state and local law enforcement teams.

CMPD looks for sexual assault suspect

A woman told police a man pushed her against a wall and forcibly fondled her.

24-year-old man shot, killed in northwest Charlotte

Matthew Duke Gibbons, 25, was shot and killed late Thursday in northwest Charlotte. The shooting was reported to CMPD at […]

Suspect charged with assaulting woman, 94, and daughter, 72

Tai’Quan Rodgers, 23, has been arrested and charged with assaulting a 94-year-old woman and then sexually assaulting the woman’s 72-year […]

16-year-old boy is Charlotte’s latest homicide victim

Police said the teen has stepped outside his home around midnight Saturday before his family heard gunshots.

News & Buzz

Gantt Center gets $100,000 gift from Day Runner, a black-owned startup

Gantt Center officials said the money will be used to expand programming, especially programming that benefits children.

Entertainment

A peek inside Firehouse Bar & Lounge, soon to be Charlotte’s newest hot spot

Owner Clarence Boston said he hopes the lounge, located near Bank of America Stadium, will attract young professionals of all...

Voices

I can’t keep rolling my eyes at today’s headlines; it’s starting to hurt

Is it just me, or is the constant drum beat of social media starting to make us loopy?

Health

Everyone’s a winner at the Sorority Greek Health Olympics

Last week I sprinted to the finish line of a wellness project I had been working on since January –...

Faith

Churches must do more to promote health and healing, says World Council of Churches official

Dr. Mwai Makoka, in Charlotte to study Mecklenburg County's Village HeartBEAT program, said the church must “embrace a new paradigm”...

People

Women must be agents for change, says international humanitarian Tererai Trent

It all starts, she said, when women discover what fuels their individual passions for change.

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