Crime

Police make arrest in killing of victim found by jogger

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police today arrested a man suspected in the June 21 killing of Jose Mario Chicas, whose body was found […]

16-year-old boy charged with murder

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murder following a deadly shooting Monday afternoon in north Charlotte. CMPD identified […]

Police arrest 2 teens suspected in fatal shooting

The victim, 26-year-old Eskinder Dawit Asefaw, died Saturday at Carolinas Medical Center hours after he was found shot inside a car in east Charlotte.

Police charge fourth teen with robbery and killing of woman in southeast Charlotte

The youngest suspect charged in the case is a 15-year-old male juvenile, whose name was withheld because of his age.

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.

News & Buzz

Police: 12-year-old boy struck by bullet while waiting for school bus

A 12-year-old boy waiting for a school bus was struck by a bullet Thursday morning during a shooting in northeast...

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

From parenthood to eroticism: 5 spoken-word artists showcasing Charlotte’s poetry scene

Once an underground society for Charlotte’s creatives and those who love them, the city’s poetry community — and popularity —...

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9.22
Piedmont Pottery & Pickin’
9.22
The Black Mecca
9.22
“What A Difference A Day Makes” Stageplay
9.22
54th Annual Festival in the Park
9.22
Speed Dating (Nat’l Singles Day)