Crime

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 […]

CMPD officer arrested on suspicion of shoplifting from supermarket

According to the department’s public information office, the patrol officer is suspected in seven instances of shoplifting from a Harris-Teeter store in SouthPark.

16-year-old boy charged with murder

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murder following a deadly shooting Monday afternoon in north Charlotte. CMPD identified […]

Police arrest 2 teens suspected in fatal shooting

The victim, 26-year-old Eskinder Dawit Asefaw, died Saturday at Carolinas Medical Center hours after he was found shot inside a car in east Charlotte.

Police charge fourth teen with robbery and killing of woman in southeast Charlotte

The youngest suspect charged in the case is a 15-year-old male juvenile, whose name was withheld because of his age.

Police: man shot and killed in southeast Charlotte

CMPD is investigating a deadly shooting that was reported early today in southeast Charlotte. The shooting was reported just before […]

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