Crime

Police: Car crash leads to fatal shooting in northeast Charlotte

A man was shot and killed in northeast Charlotte late Wednesday after a traffic collision led to a confrontation, Charlotte-Mecklenburg […]

1 dead, 3 injured in University-area shooting in Charlotte

A 19-year-old man was killed and three other people were injured early Saturday when someone opened fire outside a University-area […]

Police: man found with fatal gunshot wound inside car that crashed

A man died early Tuesday after he was found with a gunshot wound inside a car that crashed in the […]

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.

Police: 1 teen killed, 1 teen wounded while robbing convenience store in west Charlotte

Police said the teens were shot by a customer who was in the store and had also been robbed by the teens.

Second suspect arrested in deadly Steak ‘n Shake shooting

A Charlotte woman was charged with murder following a robbery and shooting that killed a Steak ‘n Shake employee and […]

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.

News & Buzz

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Ron Rivera out as Panthers head coach

Panthers owner David Tepper said removing Rivera was the best decision for the team's long-term success.

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Dec. 6-8 weekend guide

Check out some events happening in Charlotte this weekend.

Voices

Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End

Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage...

Health

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“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic...

Faith

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a...

People

Q&A with J.C. Watts Jr., co-founder of Black News Channel

The former congressman and star athlete discusses the network's delayed launch and the intersection of sports and social consciousness.

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