Pizza-delivery worker shoots 3 robbery suspects; all survive

Police said the gun used by the suspects turned out to be a toy, painted black.
By Glenn Burkins | January 22, 2020

3 teens charged with shooting, robbery during drug deal

The victim was a 17-year-old juvenile who was shot and struck on the head.
By Qcitymetro Staff | January 20, 2020

Police: 15-year-old boy arrested, charged with robbing convenience store

Police said the suspect fired "numerous rounds" while robbing the store. An employee inside was injured.
By Glenn Burkins | January 13, 2020

What grade would you give Mecklenburg County’s criminal justice system?

Starting this year, the three main crime-fighting branches -- cops, courts and local prosecutors -- will issue themselves a quarterly report card.
By Glenn Burkins | January 13, 2020

Sandwich shop owner killed outside NoDa business he ran with twin brother

Police said Scott Brooks was starting his work day when he was confronted by an assailant outside of Brooks' Sandwich House in NoDa.
By Glenn Burkins | December 9, 2019

Police charge two children, 11 and 12, with involuntary manslaughter

Police said three children were fighting near a roadway just before an 11-year-old boy entered the roadway and was struck by a car.
By Glenn Burkins | December 7, 2019

Police make arrest following Friday night killing in southeast Charlotte

A 32-year-old man was in custody Saturday, charged in a deadly shooting in southeast Charlotte. Authorities identified the victim as […]
By Qcitymetro Staff | December 1, 2019

Woman charged with killing daughter Thanksgiving night

The suspect, Elvira Elizabeth Alexander, was charged with second-degree murder and possession of stolen property.
By Glenn Burkins | November 29, 2019

With University City shooting, Charlotte reaches 100 criminal homicides in 2019

At least 11 other people have been killed this year in cases where police and prosecutors ruled the killings to be legally justified.
By Glenn Burkins | November 26, 2019

Police: Arcade employee fatally wounded in east Charlotte

The killing was the city's 99th criminal homicide of 2019.
By Glenn Burkins | November 26, 2019