Latest Charlotte police shooting News

Police tape is seen near the scene of a shooting early Monday, June 22, 2020 in Charlotte, North Carolina, that resulted in two deaths and several more people wounded or injured. Police say a shooting in North Carolina's largest city has left two people dead and multiple others wounded, while several others were hit by vehicles at the scene. (AP Photo/Sarah Blake Morgan)

3 dead, 6 wounded in shooting at North Carolina block party

Jun. 22, 2020 7:19 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three people were killed and six others were wounded early Monday when multiple people fired into a crowd at an impromptu celebration in North Carolina, police said. Five others were hit by vehicles. The shooting happened at an impromptu block party in Charlotte that was a...

McCaffrey, Thompson look to unite Charlotte through sports

Jun. 22, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers All-Pro running back Christian McCaffrey is partnering with linebacker Shaq Thompson in an effort to unite the Charlotte community through sports programs for underserved youth through the “22 Together” program. They say their goal is to use sports as a vehicle...

A 1970's-era poster of activist Angela Davis hangs at a boarded up and closed Seattle police precinct Sunday, June 21, 2020, in Seattle, where streets are blocked off in what has been named the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest zone. Police pulled back from several blocks of the city's Capitol Hill neighborhood near the Police Department's East Precinct building earlier in the month after clashes with people protesting the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

The Latest: Police: 2 dead, 7 wounded in N Carolina shooting

Jun. 22, 2020 6:03 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — TOP OF THE HOUR: — North Carolina shooting leaves 2 dead, 7 wounded — Seattle police say person wounded in 2nd shooting in less than 48 hours — NYC officer suspended without pay for ‘apparent chokehold.’ — Spanish missionary statue in Los Angeles...

Police say 2 dead, 7 wounded in Charlotte, North Carolina, shooting and 5 hit by cars afterward

Jun. 22, 2020 4:22 AM EDT
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say 2 dead, 7 wounded in Charlotte, North Carolina, shooting and 5 hit by cars afterward.
FILE - In this June 10, 2020, file photo, driver Bubba Wallace waits for the start of a NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Martinsville, Va. Bubba Wallace now counts Spike Lee and Demi Lovato – his admitted celebrity crush – as those loudly in his corner since he’s become the leader of NASCAR’s push for change. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

AP Interview: NASCAR'S Bubba Wallace finds voice

Jun. 15, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bubba Wallace can count Spike Lee and Demi Lovato in his corner since he became the leader of NASCAR’s push for change. Where he has failed to find support is from corporate America. Wallace is the only black full-time driver at NASCAR's top level and has had to scrap for...

FILE - In this July 10, 2018, file photo, a statue of former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson stands outside an entrance to Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C. The statue of former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson was removed from in front of the team's stadium, Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

Statue of ex-Panthers owner removed from outside stadium

Jun. 10, 2020 5:33 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A statue of former Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, who was accused in 2017 of making sexually suggestive comments to women and a racial slur directed at a black team scout, was lifted from its pedestal outside the team's stadium and taken away Wednesday. “We were...

George Floyd's funeral procession arrives at Houston Memorial Gardens cemetery, Tuesday, June 9, 2020, in Pearland, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

The Latest: George Floyd's casket taken inside mausoleum

Jun. 9, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

TOP OF THE HOUR: — `He is going to change the world’: Funeral held for George Floyd. — New York passes bill to unveil police discipline records. — Officials back off removing temporary fencing at White House. — Portland mayor to redirect $7 million from police budget to other...

N. Carolina officer 'assaulted in broad daylight' at protest

Jun. 8, 2020 10:14 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer who has met with and walked with demonstrators a number of times was involved in a scuffle Monday afternoon with protesters a day after he'd had another tense interaction. Video shows CMPD Captain Brad Koch surrounded by chanting protesters...

FILE - In this June 3, 2020, file photo, Atlanta Police Officer J. Coleman, left, and protester Elijah Raffington, of Sandy Springs, fist bump in a symbolic gesture of solidarity outside the CNN Center at Olympic Park, in Atlanta. George Floyd, a black man, died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on May 25 and his death sparked protests. Black officers find themselves torn between two worlds when it comes to the protests against police brutality happening around the U.S. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

Black cops feel pain of Floyd's death, duty to their uniform

Jun. 5, 2020 9:39 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Black police officers find themselves torn between two worlds: They feel the pain of seeing yet another black man killed at the hands of fellow officers, yet they must also try to keep the peace during angry protests fueled by that death. Those feelings, familiar to many blacks in law...

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo, former NBA player Michael Jordan reacts while speaking during a celebration of life for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in Los Angeles. Jordan is

Jordan giving $100 million for racial equality, justice

Jun. 5, 2020 7:17 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand are giving $100 million to organizations dedicated to promoting racial equality and social justice. In a joint statement Friday on social media, Jordan and the Jordan Brand said money will be paid over 10 years with the goal of “ensuring...