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

How George Floyd’s death inspired 2 former police officers to rejoin CMPD

While residents protested the death of unarmed Black people, two men returned to their duty as officers to help bridge a divided community.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 13, 2020

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police investigate two homicides less than an hour apart

Police reported that both male victims were pronounced dead from apparent gunshot wounds at separate scenes.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 12, 2020

CMPD: Violent crime has increased, minors continue to be both victims and suspects

CPMD released its third-quarter crime statistics on Wednesday that showed declining rates in crime overall, but an increase in violent crimes.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 7, 2020

‘I’m going to die’: CMPD releases video footage of events leading to Harold Easter’s in-custody death

Seventeen video clips made public Thursday document Harold Easter's arrest and detention earlier this year.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 1, 2020

CMPD sergeant, officers cited in Harold Easter’s death resign ahead of video release

The five CMPD employees were cited for termination. A civil service board would've determined if they were to be fired.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 30, 2020

CMPD will no longer use tear gas to disperse large crowds, won’t pursue no-knock warrants

CMPD Chief Johnny Jennings made the announcement during Tuesday's safe communities committee meeting.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 29, 2020

Gunfire claims life of teen in northeast Charlotte

Teen pronounced dead at the scene Sunday night from apparent gunshot wound.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 28, 2020

No criminal charges for CMPD officers connected to Harold Easter’s death, Meck DA says

District Attorney's report says the state couldn't prove involuntary manslaughter charges beyond a reasonable doubt.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 21, 2020