Too much togetherness, perhaps?

In Charlotte-Mecklenburg, police calls related to domestic disturbances rose 18 percent last month as more folks stayed home to avoid the coronavirus.
By Glenn Burkins | April 2, 2020

Police identify homicide victim in Monday shooting

A second man was shot during the incident in northeast Charlotte and was expected to survive.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 17, 2020

6 days, 7 deaths: Charlotte homicide detectives have been busy

Within the last week, five people were shot to death, and two others were found dead in a creek bed near McAlpine Creek Park.
By Qcitymetro Staff | March 5, 2020

Police: 2 killed in separate shootings in southwest Charlotte

CMPD had not announced an arrest in either shooting.
By Qcitymetro Staff | February 16, 2020

Man convicted of killing newspaper delivery driver gets life in prison

The verdict and sentence came nearly three years after the killing of Walter “Wes” Edwin Scott Jr. in uptown Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | February 10, 2020

Mecklenburg D.A. will put more resources into prosecuting violent crimes

The shift comes as Charlotte looks back on a year that saw a rise in violent crimes in 2019, including 107 criminal homicides -- one of its highest homicide counts on record.
By Glenn Burkins | February 3, 2020

Pizza-delivery worker shoots 3 robbery suspects; all survive

Police said the gun used by the suspects turned out to be a toy, painted black.
By Glenn Burkins | January 22, 2020

3 teens charged with shooting, robbery during drug deal

The victim was a 17-year-old juvenile who was shot and struck on the head.
By Qcitymetro Staff | January 20, 2020

Police: 15-year-old boy arrested, charged with robbing convenience store

Police said the suspect fired "numerous rounds" while robbing the store. An employee inside was injured.
By Glenn Burkins | January 13, 2020

Man sentenced to life in prison for raping wife, murdering her parents

Prosecutors initially said they'd seek the death penalty but agreed to accept his guilty plea in exchange for life in prison.
By Glenn Burkins | December 12, 2019