Crime

44 arrested in “coordinated takedown” aimed at violent crimes, guns and drugs

The arrests were part of the federal government’s Project Safe Neighborhoods and involved federal, state and local law enforcement teams.

CMPD looks for sexual assault suspect

A woman told police a man pushed her against a wall and forcibly fondled her.

24-year-old man shot, killed in northwest Charlotte

Matthew Duke Gibbons, 25, was shot and killed late Thursday in northwest Charlotte. The shooting was reported to CMPD at […]

Suspect charged with assaulting woman, 94, and daughter, 72

Tai’Quan Rodgers, 23, has been arrested and charged with assaulting a 94-year-old woman and then sexually assaulting the woman’s 72-year […]

16-year-old boy is Charlotte’s latest homicide victim

Police said the teen has stepped outside his home around midnight Saturday before his family heard gunshots.

Homicide suspect shot dead after he ‘ambushed’ officers at CMPD headquarters

The suspect was wanted in the killing of a 23-year-old woman who was shot hours earlier in west Charlotte.

Mother and 4-year-old struck by gunfire New Year’s Day

A woman and her 4-year-old child where injured New Year’s Day when they were struck by a bullet while walking […]

CMPD officer wounds suspect who rammed cop cars

A 30-year-old man was recovering early Thursday after he was shot by a CMPD officer during a encounter in southeast […]

Police arrest 2 suspected of killing 7-Eleven clerk

Police arrested the men Tuesday and charged them in Dec. 9 the killing of 55-year-old Khaled Mohamad Elmerkabaoui.

Police report killing in northwest Charlotte

CMPD is investigating a deadly shooting that happened overnight in northwest Charlotte. On Thursday at 9:35 p.m., police were dispatched […]

Police identify victims, shooter, in deadly domestic incident

Police say a 37-year-old man killed his wife and mother and wounded his 12-year-old daughter before taking his own life.

7-Eleven worker shot and killed in Southwest Charlotte

A 7-Eleven worker was shot and killed early Saturday while on duty inside a store in southwest Charlotte. Customers entering […]

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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