Crime

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 […]

#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. […]

News & Buzz

The Mecklenburg Sales & Use Tax Referendum Will Transform Our County

Transformational – that’s what the upcoming November 5th Referendum will mean for Mecklenburg County. When people ask me why I’m supporting...

Entertainment

Mint Museum launches new series with live entertainment

The free, weekly series kicks off tonight with live jazz and a panel discussion featuring South Carolina artist Leo Twiggs.

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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Former TV anchor Delano Little and team to open The Public House uptown

Delano Little spent nearly 30 years on TV. His latest venture dips into Charlotte’s food and music scene with an...

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