Crime

Police: Woman shot in Charlotte by boyfriend who later shoots himself

As of early Tuesday, the victim and the suspect were both being treated at area hospitals.

Police: Dispute led to deadly shooting in uptown Charlotte

CMPD officials said a group of young people had gathered at an uptown apartment complex to celebrate the end of school when someone opened fire.

“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.

One person shot at Concord Mills movie theater

Officials said the shooting incident resulted from an argument over seating inside of the AMC movie theater in Concord Mills Mall.

2 killed in Charlotte in weekend violence

Two people were killed in Charlotte in separate incidents over the weekend — one a 28-year-old man who died in […]

Police make arrest in 2008 quadruple homicide

The four victims were all found dead inside an apartment in southwest Charlotte.

CMPD: Ballantyne shooter dies from self-inflicted gunshot after killing 2

Police today released new details about the weekend shooting in Ballantyne that has now claimed three lives, including that of […]

News & Buzz

Police: Two teens killed in unrelated shootings over weekend

In one incident, police said a 16-year-old boy was shot as he drove away from a house party in north...

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Oct. 11-13 weekend guide

What’s Happening, Charlotte? Saturday will be beautiful with a daytime high in the mid 80s and lows around 60. On...

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

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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Faith

United House of Prayer to host centennial celebration in Charlotte

The Charlotte celebration is expected to draw members and church leaders nationwide, including the church’s current leader, Bishop C. M....

People

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Women’s Business Center of Charlotte leader breaks down the numbers for women-owned businesses

Natalie Williams shares the data on women-owned businesses and what it means for Charlotte's Black women entrepreneurs.

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