As homicides spike in Charlotte, CMPD says it’s time to ‘de-escalate’

Eleven people were killed in the first 27 days of 2019 — nearly double the number for the same period last year.

Charlotte records its third homicide in 2 days — a man killed outside a convenience store

Police late Sunday were investigating a fatal shooting outside a convenience store in northeast Charlotte – the city’s third homicide […]

Police charge woman, 20, in killing of 63-year-old woman found shot in car

Update: Sunday, January 27, 2019 Police arrested a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of murder after a 63-year-old woman was found […]

Police identify 27-year-old woman was victim killed in domestic dispute

UPDATE: Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have identified the victim in this case as Tulvel Denise McDougald, 27. Anyone with information is asked to […]

Worker fatally shot inside east Charlotte business

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating after a man was fatally shot inside an east Charlotte business early Monday. Authorities identified the […]

Police make arrest in 1995 rape case using DNA, federal grant

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police used DNA and a federal grant to make an arrest in a sexual assault case dating back more […]

Man shot and killed at Smokey Joe’s Cafe in east Charlotte

Update: CMPD has charged Jamie Lord Harris with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in the death […]

#SouthParkSusan Surrenders

The search has ended for a Charlotte woman whose racially charged rant toward two black women went viral. Susan Westwood, […]

Family of Butler High School shooting victim denies bullying claims

The family of 16-year-old Bobby McKeithen addressed the media Tuesday morning, a day after the teen was killed in a […]

News & Buzz

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

People

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

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Hop Culture x Resident Culture Present: Juicy Brews March Madness
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Women: Movers of The Movement
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Chip and Dip Day @ Charlotte Regional Farmers Market
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Pop-up Village for Ashley Park and Movement School
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Knights Fest