Mount Holly police officer, 25, killed during encounter with suspect

The 24-year-old suspect was wounded during an exchange of gunfire. He was released from a hospital and charged with murder.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 11, 2020

1 dead, 1 injured in northeast Charlotte shooting

The Thursday morning incident marks Charlotte’s 110th homicide of 2020.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 10, 2020

3 injured in triple shooting in west Charlotte

CMPD is investigating a triple shooting that happened Monday evening on West Boulevard near Remount Road.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 8, 2020

CMPD officers wounds man suspected of robbing convenience store

The incident happened early Sunday near Charlotte's Steele Creek community.
By Glenn Burkins | December 7, 2020

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