Crime

Police search for suspect after woman killed in Charlotte’s Steele Creek community

Police believe the suspect might be traveling with his 18-year-old son and three-year-old daughter, both of whom he took from the crime scene.

“SouthPark Susan” sentenced to probation and meetings to analyze white privilege

Susan Westwood pled guilty to charges on Wednesday and will not face jail time. She was dubbed “SouthPark Susan” after video of her harassing two Black women went viral.

CMPD increases patrols at bus stops after eight reports of man exposing himself to girls

On Monday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said it’s investigating several reports of a man exposing himself to girls between the ages of 8 and 18.

Police: 2 killed in separate incidents on Saturday, including a woman fatally stabbed

A 20-year-old man was arrested Sunday and charged with fatally stabbing a 19-year-old woman in east Charlotte. The killing was […]

UNC Charlotte chancellor names victims in campus shooting

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip Dubois revealed that Ellis Parlier, 19, of Midland, and Riley Howell, 21, of Waynesville, were killed in Tuesday’s shooting.

CMPD bodycam video shows fatal shooting of Danquirs Franklin

Video footage was released following a Mecklenburg County judge’s orders. City leaders addressed the community ahead of the video’s release.

Judge orders release of CMPD video involving Danquirs Franklin in fatal police-involved shooting

CMPD bodycam footage from last month’s deadly police shooting will be released Monday.

CMPD: 2019 homicides up dramatically compared to last year

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police investigated 23 more homicides than this time last year, according to first-quarter crime statistics.

Police charge 3 with murder after woman drove into crossfire and was killed

The shooting happened near a busy intersection just north of uptown Charlotte as workers were heading home.

CMPD Chief Putney faces angry residents, some supporters, following fatal police shooting

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney addressed residents at a community meeting at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church on Thursday.

News & Buzz

What’s Happening, CLT: Our curated list of weekend events

There's plenty to do in Charlotte, so get out this weekend and have some fun.

Entertainment

What’s Happening, CLT: Our curated list of weekend events

There's plenty to do in Charlotte, so get out this weekend and have some fun.

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

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Black Girls RUN! brings Sweat With Your Sole conference to Charlotte

The three-day conference will gather a nationwide community of runners to encourage a healthy lifestyle for women.

Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

People

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Celebrating Charlotte’s oldest citizen

Hester McCardell Ford was born in 1904. On Thursday, the 115-year-old was recognized as Charlotte's oldest person.

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Free Comedy Night at Pilot Brewing
8.27
Take It To The Hill
8.28
WFAE’s “Charlotte Talks” Hosts Forum for At-Large City Council Candidates
8.28
Dementia Education Conference
8.29
Carolina Panthers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (Preseason)