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