Latest Charlotte police shooting News

FILE - In this  Jan. 8, 2020, file photo, protesters of President Donald Trump's military action in Iraq gather across the Chicago River from the Trump Tower in Chicago. Three years after Trump took office and millions of people swarmed to the Women’s March in Washington and companion marches across the country, these typically modest protests are often the most visible sign of today’s Trump resistance. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Anti-Trump protests have shrunk. What’s it mean for 2020?

Jan. 18, 2020 12:19 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Days after President Donald Trump killed an Iranian general and said he was sending more soldiers to the Middle East, about 100 protesters stood on a pedestrian bridge over Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive with an illuminated sign that read “No War in Iran.” Some 200 people...

1 killed, 2 wounded in early morning Charlotte shooting

Jan. 16, 2020 7:55 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and two others wounded. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said that they found the dead man inside of a vehicle and found the two other wounded men nearby early Thursday morning. They had received...

Charlotte homicide rate hits 14-year high

Jan. 15, 2020 8:56 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — New data shows North Carolina's largest city suffered its highest rate of homicides last year in more than a decade. Charlotte's 2019 rate of 11.6 homicides per 100,000 people surpassed each year's since 2005, according to crime data detailed by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police...

In this 2007 photo, Ronnie Long stands in a hallway at the Albemarle Correctional Institution in Albemarle, east of Charlotte, N.C. Attorneys for Long, a North Carolina man who says he's innocent of a 1976 rape, are planning to request a hearing before the full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a three-judge panel refused to reopen the case. (Peter Weinberger/The Charlotte Observer via AP)

Innocence claim in 1976 rape may continue in appeals court

Jan. 13, 2020 6:26 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for a North Carolina man who says he’s innocent of a 1976 rape are planning to request a hearing before the full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after a three-judge panel refused to reopen the case. The Charlotte Observer reported that the 4th U.S. Court of...

Teen arrested after shots fired during armed robbery

Jan. 13, 2020 2:31 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old faces multiple charges in an armed robbery in North Carolina in which he “shot numerous times,” according to police. The teenager fired shots inside a gas station where he demanded property from an employee early Sunday, according to a news release on...

Three more arrested in shooting involving off-duty officer

Jan. 11, 2020 5:06 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say they have arrested three additional suspects in an incident in which an off-duty police officer shot and wounded a teenager who attempted to rob her and her husband. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police arrested 19-year-old Edwin Herrera and 27-year-old Devin...

Police post video of suspects in restaurant co-owner's death

Jan. 9, 2020 8:06 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Surveillance video shows one of the suspects wanted in the shooting death of a North Carolina restaurant's co-owner armed with a gun and dressed in a hoodie and gloves. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police released the video Wednesday to ask for the public's help in the search for two men...

Toronto Raptors forward Serge Ibaka, right, shoots over Charlotte Hornets forward P.J. Washington during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020. Toronto won 112-110 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Davis, Ibaka lead Raptors past Hornets in OT, 112-110

Jan. 8, 2020 11:00 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Every now and again, Terence Davis reminds himself that 30 NBA teams passed on him in the 2019 draft. Wednesday was one of those nights. Davis made the most of his first NBA start with 23 points and 11 rebounds, Serge Ibaka made two free throws with 5.1 seconds left in overtime and...

FILE - In this May 3, 2019 file photo taken from video people pay respects at a make shift memorial set up on the steps of the Kennedy Building on the campus of UNC Charlotte in the aftermath of a deadly classroom shooting in the building days earlier.  A committee formed in the wake of the shooting on the North Carolina college campus last April has proposed a $1 million memorial to honor the victims. The commission at UNC Charlotte recommended creating a “significant, focal memorial and commemorative space” in Belk Plaza, between the front of the Kennedy building, where the shooting occurred, and a recently completed ellipse and fountain, The Charlotte Observer reported.  (David T. Foster III/The Charlotte Observer via AP, File)

Memorial proposed for N Carolina college shooting victims

Jan. 8, 2020 1:36 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A committee formed in the wake of a shooting on a North Carolina college campus last April has proposed a $1 million memorial to honor the victims. The commission at UNC Charlotte recommended creating a “significant, focal memorial and commemorative space” in Belk...

Police: 1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting in North Carolina

Jan. 8, 2020 6:54 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city that recorded more that 100 homicides last year has launched an investigation into its first homicide of 2020. Two males were found shot inside a home early Wednesday morning, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said. One man was pronounced dead at the scene. The...