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
Sandwich shop owner killed outside NoDa business he ran with twin brother
Police said Scott Brooks was starting his work day when he was confronted by an assailant outside of Brooks' Sandwich House in NoDa.
By Glenn Burkins | December 9, 2019
Police make arrest following Friday night killing in southeast Charlotte
A 32-year-old man was in custody Saturday, charged in a deadly shooting in southeast Charlotte. Authorities identified the victim as […]
By Qcitymetro Staff | December 1, 2019
Woman charged with killing daughter Thanksgiving night
The suspect, Elvira Elizabeth Alexander, was charged with second-degree murder and possession of stolen property.
By Glenn Burkins | November 29, 2019
Kerr Putney: To reduce crime in Charlotte, invest more in the lives of young people
The Charlotte-Mecklenburg police chief said local nonprofits working to guide the lives of young people need sustained support from Charlotte's public and private sectors.
By Glenn Burkins | November 27, 2019
With University City shooting, Charlotte reaches 100 criminal homicides in 2019
At least 11 other people have been killed this year in cases where police and prosecutors ruled the killings to be legally justified.
By Glenn Burkins | November 26, 2019
Killing but no homicide
Not every Charlotte killing is counted as a homicide. As the city's official homicide count inches toward 100 for 2019, learn how CMPD decides.
By Glenn Burkins | November 20, 2019
Police arrest man suspected in killing of convenience-store clerk
Within hours of the June 3 shooting, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the shooter’s arrest. The FBI offered an additional $10,000.
By Glenn Burkins | September 23, 2019
Man gets life in prison for 2017 stabbing death in Hidden Valley
A 33-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison without parole after a jury found him guilty of killing a […]
By Glenn Burkins | September 18, 2019