CMPD pledges to hire more women; reports third-quarter drop in crime

Chief Johnny Jennings said he wants CMPD staff to be "reflective" of the community.
By Jalon Hill | October 14, 2021

As youth violence escalates, commissioner Vilma Leake calls for intervention

If they have no education, she said, "they have no future."
By Jalon Hill | September 22, 2021

CMS responds to social media threats following off-campus shootings

Superintendent Earnest Winston said the district had implemented additional security measures to keep students safe.
By Jalon Hill | September 10, 2021

Police say high school students may have carried out deadly shooting that killed 3-year-old boy

More than 150 bullets were fired toward the house where Asiah Figueroa was sleeping.
By Jalon Hill | September 9, 2021

Child killed when shot were fired into Charlotte home

More than 80 rounds were fired toward the home, according to CMPD.
By Glenn Burkins | September 8, 2021

Police investigate three homicides over Labor Day weekend

Victims included a 15-year-old boy and a 29-year-old woman.
By Glenn Burkins | September 8, 2021

Man sentenced to 54 years in prison for statutory rape

A jury deliberated for less than 20 minutes before finding the defendant guilty of multiple sex crimes.
By Jalon Hill | September 1, 2021

Two suspects facing a murder charge in Atlanta were captured in Charlotte

CMPD made the arrests late Tuesday at a south Charlotte gas station.
By Glenn Burkins | July 21, 2021

Duke Energy worker shot; Crime Stoppers reward at $50,000

The shooting was reported June 18 in the 4100 block of The Plaza.
By QCity Metro | June 21, 2021

Rock Hill man charged in fatal hit-and-run in uptown Charlotte

A Charlotte lawyer representing the defendant cautioned against a rush to judgment.
By Glenn Burkins | April 20, 2021