Police make arrest following Friday night killing in southeast Charlotte

A 32-year-old man was in custody Saturday, charged in a deadly shooting in southeast Charlotte. Authorities identified the victim as […]
By QCity Metro Staff | December 1, 2019

Woman charged with killing daughter Thanksgiving night

The suspect, Elvira Elizabeth Alexander, was charged with second-degree murder and possession of stolen property.
By Glenn Burkins | November 29, 2019

With University City shooting, Charlotte reaches 100 criminal homicides in 2019

At least 11 other people have been killed this year in cases where police and prosecutors ruled the killings to be legally justified.
By Glenn Burkins | November 26, 2019

Police: Arcade employee fatally wounded in east Charlotte

The killing was the city's 99th criminal homicide of 2019.
By Glenn Burkins | November 26, 2019

Killing but no homicide

Not every Charlotte killing is counted as a homicide. As the city's official homicide count inches toward 100 for 2019, learn how CMPD decides.
By Glenn Burkins | November 20, 2019

Victims call police to report robbers stole their weed

What’s a person to do when armed robbers burst in and steal your weed? You call CMPD, of course. On […]
By QCity Metro Staff | October 17, 2019

Police: Two teens killed in unrelated shootings over weekend

In one incident, police said a 16-year-old boy was shot as he drove away from a house party in north Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | October 14, 2019

Police: CEO shot in uptown Charlotte dies

The Sanford-based company that Holaday cofounded called his death "senseless and tragic."
By Glenn Burkins | October 6, 2019

Police: CEO shot in uptown Charlotte dies; company calls death ‘senseless and tragic’

At a press conference Tuesday, Capt. Julie Barry said the shooting was the latest example of teens seeking to settle petty disagreement with guns.
By Glenn Burkins | October 1, 2019

Father and son, both employed by local government, charged with stealing patio furniture

A father and son – both employees of local government – were arrested last week and charged with stealing patio […]
By Glenn Burkins | September 25, 2019