A father’s pain: Two men speak out after losing their only sons in Beatties Ford Road shooting

Both men are asking witnesses to come forward and tell the police what they saw.
By Glenn Burkins | July 8, 2020

Police: Shooting leaves 1 dead in southeast Charlotte

Victim was identified as a 52-year-old man.
By Olivia Todd | July 6, 2020

Exit interview: Some parting thoughts from Kerr Putney

The former CMPD chief said true police reform would require greater investments in the lives of Black and Latino youths.
By Glenn Burkins | July 2, 2020

CMPD: 2 dead, 1 injured in shootings late Monday

On Tuckaseegee Road, two people were found shot inside a business, one fatally.
By Glenn Burkins | June 30, 2020

CMPD’s incoming chief says changes in policing are ‘inevitable’

Johnny Jennings, who takes over leadership from Chief Kerr Putney on Wednesday, said he wants to collaborate with Charlotte communities.
By Glenn Burkins | June 29, 2020

CMPD Chief Kerr Putney to retire July 1

Putney will step down early, citing scaled-back version of GOP convention.
By Kallan Louis | June 23, 2020

Police: Woman stabbed to death in southeast Charlotte

A man who was at the scene when officers arrived has been charged with murder.
By Glenn Burkins | June 17, 2020

Analysis | Defunding CMPD and reactions from city council

Voices from the June 8 city council vote to withhold funding for tear gas purchases.
By Glenn Burkins | June 9, 2020

Mecklenburg Sheriff Garry McFadden says he’s drafting a ‘duty to intervene’ policy

The policy, he said, would require Mecklenburg’s deputy sheriffs to act if they see another deputy committing an unlawful act.
By Glenn Burkins | June 4, 2020

‘Disturbing’ and ‘heartbreaking’: Charlotte’s incoming police chief weighs in on George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis

As Charlotte saw its fourth day of demonstrations, marchers took their cause to some of the city's most affluent neighborhoods.
By Glenn Burkins | June 2, 2020