Crime

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 […]

Man killed in north Charlotte. Was it a crime or self-defense?

Mecklenburg County prosecutors will review a Friday evening homicide to determine whether a crime was committed. Shortly after 8 p.m., […]

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 […]

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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