Crime

CMPD: Robbery suspect in critical condition after confrontation with store employees

The incident happened late Thursday when two men tried to rob a cellphone store in southwest Charlotte.

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 […]

Suspect and victim identified in Butler High School shooting

Jatwan Craig Cuffie is charged with first-degree murder in classmate’s death. CMS superintendent implies bullying was a factor.

Police make arrest in killing of victim found by jogger

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police today arrested a man suspected in the June 21 killing of Jose Mario Chicas, whose body was found […]

Police search for shooter after victim found dead in roadway

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are trying to determine who shot and killed a man late Sunday in southwest Charlotte. The shooting was […]

Woman found dead in motel; police charge boyfriend with murder

A 41-year-old man was charged with murder after police found a woman unresponsive inside a motel room in southwest Charlotte. […]

CMPD: Woman dies after she was shot near uptown

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating a fatal shooting that was reported early Monday on N. Tryon Street, just beyond the uptown […]

News & Buzz

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“Camp Cradle” offers teen offenders chance to be active outside of jail

Camp Cradle allows 16- and 17-year-olds at Detention Center North to participate in outdoor recreation for the first time in...

Entertainment

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Carolina Black Music Month: Fantasia

Multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Fantasia (Barrino) Taylor first captured America’s attention in 2004 as Season 3 winner of “American Idol.”...

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

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

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

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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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Carolina Black Music Month: Fantasia

Multiplatinum Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Fantasia (Barrino) Taylor first captured America’s attention in 2004 as Season 3 winner of “American Idol.”...

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