Police: Two teens killed in unrelated shootings over weekend

In one incident, police said a 16-year-old boy was shot as he drove away from a house party in north Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | October 14, 2019

Charlotte records its third homicide in 2 days — a man killed outside a convenience store

Police late Sunday were investigating a fatal shooting outside a convenience store in northeast Charlotte – the city’s third homicide […]
By QCity Metro Staff | January 27, 2019

Police charge fourth teen with robbery and killing of woman in southeast Charlotte

The youngest suspect charged in the case is a 15-year-old male juvenile, whose name was withheld because of his age.
By Glenn Burkins | April 9, 2018

Police: Woman killed in north Charlotte during robbery

A 36-year-old woman was shot and killed during a robbery early Tuesday in north Charlotte. At 6:15 a.m., police responded […]
By Evan Moore | April 6, 2018

Police: 17-year-old killed early Sunday

CMPD identified Charlotte’s latest homicide victim as a 17-year-old boy who was shot outside a convenience store early Sunday. At […]
By QCity Metro | March 4, 2018

2 dead in separate shootings; in both cases, victim and shooter knew one another

Both homicides were reported within a 12-hour span near the city's Derita neighborhood, just north of uptown.
By Glenn Burkins | June 5, 2017

Police investigate Charlotte’s 31st homicide of 2017

The shooting was reported early Tuesday in the Washington Heights area off Brookshire Freeway.
By QCity Metro | May 16, 2017

11-year-old girl found safe in D.C. after grandparents killed in Charlotte home

CMPD said the girl's uncle, 36-year-old Curtis Atkinson Jr., will be charged with two counts of murder in the death of his parents, who were also the child's grandparents.
By Glenn Burkins | April 3, 2017

CMPD: Crime up 10 percent in Charlotte-Mecklenburg in 2015

As Charlotte-Mecklenburg police prepare to ask City Council for more officers, Chief Kerr Putney on Wednesday released numbers showing a significant rise in crime over the past year.
By By Joe Marusak, The Charlotte Observer | January 28, 2016