3 killed in Charlotte shootings during holiday weekend

Police also arrested a 15-year-old girl suspected in a previous killing.
By Glenn Burkins | November 30, 2020

JCSU partners with CMPD, other agencies to increase safety surrounding campus

Joint plan includes increased security and surveillance to reduce criminal activity in the area. Agencies will also collaborate to provide resources for homeless neighbors.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 23, 2020

Mecklenburg DA announces changes to deal with backlogged cases

As jury trials resume in North Carolina, Spencer B. Merriweather III said his office will focus on prosecuting violent crimes, not simple drug possession.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 18, 2020

CMPD releases video from June shooting on Beatties Ford Road, pleas for public’s help

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are looking for two men seen firing guns in a video from the June 22 shooting along Beatties Ford Road.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 13, 2020

Fatal shooting in northeast Charlotte marks city’s 100th homicide

The milestone is just shy of last year’s 107 homicides. Charlotte City Council recently adopted the SAFE Plan to address, in part, public safety and policing.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 28, 2020

Police Reports: 1 dead in Charlotte shooting outside of uptown

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police recorded the city’s 99th homicide of 2020 Tuesday night when they found a man fatally shot in the Belmont neighborhood.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 27, 2020

Police Reports: 1 dead in University City shooting; officers shot at in NoDa; 2 teens charged with murder

As of early Saturday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police had reported 98 illegal killings in the city so far this year.
By Glenn Burkins | October 24, 2020

2 dead in east Charlotte shooting

The incident happened Monday in the 2100 block of Kilborne Drive.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 19, 2020

Fatal shooting in uptown Charlotte is city’s latest homicide

A man was killed overnight near the intersection of North College Street and East 12th Street.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 16, 2020

CMPD requests community’s help as homicide count reaches 94

After three homicides within a 12-hour timespan, CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings stresses community assistance in solving active homicide investigations.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 14, 2020