CMPD sergeant, four officers ‘cited for termination’ relating to an in-custody death

CMPD Police Chief Johnny Jennings publicly announced the recommendations Friday, following an investigation into the death of Harold Easter in January.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 18, 2020

CMPD and community members partner to promote gun safety

CMPD purchased 800 gun locks to be distributed by local nonprofits with hopes of curbing gun violence.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 16, 2020

Father charged after 2-year-old son finds gun, fatally shoots himself

According to a police report, the 24-year-old father was a convicted felon and not allowed to own a gun.
By Glenn Burkins | August 17, 2020

Gun owner charged after child’s accidental shooting in west Charlotte

The child, age 2, was listed in stable condition.
By Glenn Burkins | August 13, 2020

How Covid-19 has upended criminal prosecutions in Mecklenburg County

Because of the pandemic, District Attorney Spencer Merriweather’s team of prosecutors has not convened a jury trial since March 13.
By Glenn Burkins | August 6, 2020

CMPD officer on unpaid leave after he was arrested in Union County

The officer was charged with driving while impaired and carrying a concealed weapon.
By Glenn Burkins | July 27, 2020

Police: Shooting leaves 1 dead in southeast Charlotte

Victim was identified as a 52-year-old man.
By Olivia Todd | July 6, 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

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

Police: Woman stabbed to death in southeast Charlotte

A man who was at the scene when officers arrived has been charged with murder.
By Glenn Burkins | June 17, 2020