Crime

Four high school students chased by homeowner during Mint Hill break-in

Investigators say it is unclear whether the alleged burglars left school to commit the crime or if they never went to school, but said it appears they were not armed at any time.

Former Hickory officer faces jury in Federal trial

Matthews Police investigating break-ins at Sycamore Commons shopping center

Neighbor spotted burglars breaking into car in southeast Charlotte

Authorities: 3 in custody after NC trooper shot in Wilson County

Truck carrying $10 million worth of liquid meth seized by investigators in Georgia

NC State Highway Patrol trooper shot in Wilson County, officials say

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  Licensed clinicians to respond with CMPD on calls involving people in crisis

Deputies: Man shoots roommate in hand during argument over loud music

Man shot in southeast Charlotte store dies at hospital

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper charged, has bail set at $5 million

Convicted child killer murdered by cellmate in OK prison, officials say

Person shot, killed at Carolina Place Mall identified as 24-year-old man

Lincoln Co. pair sentenced to prison in child sex assault case

Douglas Glenn Queen Jr, 29, of Maiden, pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree statutory sex offense, indecent liberties with a child and felony child abuse. The charges stem from a case involving a toddler that was first reported in September, 2018.

Man charged with murder after other man found shot to death behind recreation center

On Friday, police said 21-year-old Anonio Green Collins had been arrested and charged with murder in Shakier Henderson’s death.

  Man found dead in Charlotte home, homicide investigation underway

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened in the 3000 block of Forestbrook Drive.

Man accused of beating girlfriend’s daughter to death for spilling juice on Xbox

The man is accused of shaking and beating the 4-year-old, including kicking her down a hallway, as punishment for spilling the juice.

  Man who left 2 pounds of marijuana in Uber arrested by undercover officer while trying to retrieve it

House set on fire in Gastonia, no injuries

Survivor of human trafficking shares her story to raise awareness

Looking back one year after CMPD officers ambushed at headquarters

Judge allows state to seek death penalty against suspect accused of shooting Trooper Kevin Conner

Matthews police searching for two armed robbers

Rock Hill police searching for second person in armed robbery

A man was robbed at gunpoint of his book bag Wednesday evening in Rock Hill.

Teen charged in Huntersville crash that killed one person, two dogs

A teen is being charged with involuntary manslaughter after a fatal crash in Huntersville just days after Christmas.

Missing Virginia teen located; abduction suspect in custody

Madeline Faith Serria Wells, who is known as Maddy, was last seen Jan. 9 in Grundy.

Couple arrested after squatting in multi-million dollar mansion, claim allegiance to ‘Moorish Nation’

A couple in Davidson is now facing charges after police say they found them squatting in a multi-million dollar mansion that’s owned by the current mayor’s late parents.

Suspects plead guilty in robbery and murder of east Charlotte mother

On the morning of April 3rd, 2018 a group of young people decided it was evidently fun to ride around in a stolen vehicle and try to rob people.

Rock Hill man back in jail after second drug bust in a few months

A York County judge sent a Rock Hill man back to jail until his trial after agents with the York County multijurisdictional drug unit found high quantities of dangerous drugs at his home in a high-end Rock Hill neighborhood.

  Person shot in east Charlotte dies at hospital 3 days later

Police say one person was found with a gunshot wound and taken to the hospital by MEDIC.

Men charged with trafficking as LSD, marijuana, ecstasy, AK-47s seized from homes

During the search, agents recovered 1,257 hits of suspected LSD, 169 suspected Ecstasy pills, 35 grams of suspected Marijuana, mushrooms containing suspected Psilocybin, multiple items of drug paraphernalia including bongs, pipes, grinders, and scales, an AK 47 rifle and $1,387 cash.

Cop found missing teen, then raped and impregnated her. Now, family is suing.

The officer found the teen and then began showing up at her house late at night, bringing her candy and giving her rides in his patrol car.

Missing boy, 6, found alive in crawl space of Missouri attic; mother, boyfriend arrested

The boy’s father went to pick him up from his mother’s house in August, but the two and her boyfriend were nowhere to be found.

Mother charged with abuse after putting baby inside freezer, deputies say

A baby is reported to be safe after his mother allegedly placed him inside a stranger’s unused freezer then hid in a crawl space.

Crime Stoppers: Police looking for Boost Mobile Bandit

Police are looking for the man who robbed a Boost Mobile store in east Charlotte.

Mother desperate for return of 15-year-old daughter who left with 22-year-old boyfriend

Keiry Nalleli Serrano was last seen Sunday evening at her home on Whisperwhood Drive in Salisbury. She is believed to be with her boyfriend, 22-year-old Eduardo Carlos Mendez.

Three illegal immigrants, including one MS-13 gang member, arrested for trafficking meth

A joint investigation by Gaston County Police and local, state and federal agencies led to the arrest of three individuals in possession of $200,000 worth of methamphetamine.

Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run near Plaza Midwood on Central Ave.

Police are searching for a driver who hit a pedestrian on Central Ave. near Kilborne Dr. and the Darby Acres Shopping Center around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening.

Gastonia self-defense instructor shares advice to protect yourself as sexual assault suspect still on the loose

This comes after police in Gastonia say they are still searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman at the Georgetown Woods apartment complex on East Hudson Blvd.

Judge refuses to set bond for SC mom in baby’s death, orders mental evaluation

A judge did not set a bond for the SC mom and ordered a mental evaluation before setting a bond.

CMPD Cold Case Unit make arrest in 1995 sex assault case

The CMPD Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit has arrested a man in connection with a sex assault case stemming from a crime that was committed in 1995.

Naked woman charged with assault, breaking and entering in Iredell Co.

A person driving down Redeemed Road called police after noticing a naked female hiding near the roadway.

Man arrested after allegedly stealing $10 million winning lottery ticket from roommate

The lottery winner shared his good news with his two roommates, but when he couldn’t collect, he suspected one of them had stolen the ticket and reported it to police.

Mother charged after son’s body found encased in concrete in Denver storage unit

The boy's mother was charged with abuse of a corpse in what sources say was an attempt to hide evidence.

Man wanted for breaking into Gastonia apartment, sexually assaulting woman

Gastonia police are asking for the public’s help identifying a burglar with the help of a sketch in a burglary and sexual assault case.

  Charlotte man helps catch suspect during police chase

Not one scratch is on Stewart McKibben. He says he’s had years of training to learn how to defend himself, but never thought he’d ever have to use it.

Juvenile daughters charged with fatally stabbing, shooting mother at Mississippi home

A 32-year-old Pike County woman was found unresponsive in the front yard of her home around 11:42 p.m. Friday.

Woman pleads guilty to helping man who shot deputy, receives 32-51 month sentence

A woman who was charged as an accessory after the fact of an assault with a deadly weapon in a case where a Caldwell County Deputy was seriously wounded pleaded guilty on Monday.

Two wanted for armed robbery of Statesville business

The Statesville Police Department is asking for help from the public in identifying two men responsible for an armed robbery at a local store on Monday evening.

Bus stop shooting seriously injures student, sends ‘kids running everywhere'

Police said a series of shots were fired after a large group of children exited the bus. “At that point there were kids running everywhere,” CMPD said.

Parents of boy who died of carbon monoxide in Boone hotel settle claim against state

In January 2018, Jeffrey’s parents signed off on a $12 million settlement of their wrongful-death lawsuit against the Best Western chain and the management of the Boone facility.

He confessed to cops on the street in DC, then NC police found wife’s body, they say

a man walked up to police officers in downtown Washington DC and confessed to killing a woman in North Carolina

Man accused of bringing date to condo with woman he allegedly killed in basement

The suspect faces various charges, including first-degree intentional homicide, hiding a corpse and identity theft.

Man caught on camera licking doorbell, prowling outside CA home for 3 hours

Police say the suspect could face misdemeanor charges for petty theft and prowling.

Deputies searching for mother, 5 children said to be living in filthy shed

The Colleton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a mother and five children after discovering a dirty shed where the children’s father said they all lived part of the time.

Cyntoia Brown granted clemency, set for release in August

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has granted executive clemency to Cyntoia Brown, commuting her life sentence to supervised release later this year.

Police: Man wanted for assaulting officer during checkpoint in Belmont

According to the Belmont Police Department, officers are looking for a male subject by the name of Harley Davidson Williamson.

Man accused of shooting neighbor’s dogs, killing one in Iredell Co.

Fred Thomas Wright was arrested and charged with two counts of felony cruelty to animals. He was released from the Iredell County Detention Center on a written promise to appear in court.

CMPD: Man wanted in fatal September shooting turns self in

CMPD investigates south Charlotte shooting death.

Police: Florida substitute teacher purposely put human fecal matter in Sarasota park pavilion to ruin girl’s birthday party

Police first learned of the incident on December 1, when a call came in around 6:30am from a witness who had seen a woman in rubber gloves and a face mask putting human fecal matter on top of seven tables and two grills at Urfer Park on Honore Avenue in Sarasota.

Man accused of kidnapping pregnant woman at gunpoint arrested

The incident happened at a home on the 800 block of Pardue Street in Lancaster when police say Frederickeon “Buddy” Lamar Twitty went inside “armed with a handgun and forcibly removed his pregnant girlfriend... by grabbing her around the neck.”

‘It was like the things you see on TV, but you never expect to be in the middle of it:’ Columbia City Councilman witnesses Rosewood Drive Shooting

"Stay calm" and "get down" were the words from a local city leader, warning people to seek shelter as they witnessed a deadly shooting nearby the restaurant they were eating at Saturday afternoon.

Parents arrested after 1-year-old girl’s body found buried in NM backyard

The case began in December when the girl’s father allegedly told his mother he drowned the 1-year-old in the bathtub apartment.

Man charged with murder in shooting of 7-year-old Houston girl; race not believed to be factor

A manhunt began after the Dec. 30 murder of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was fatally shot when a suspect opened fire on her family’s car.

Multiple robberies spark concern for residents in popular Charlotte neighborhood

Plaza Midwood neighbors are concerned about an uptick in crime in the area -- and the data shows they have reason.

Marijuana, heroin, money, guns seized in multiple traffic stops in Union County

According to the Union County Sheriff’s Office, the narcotics unit wrapped up the first week of the 2019 with a productive Friday.

Man arrested on felony drug charges after fleeing from police

Catawba County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a man on Sunday afternoon following a chase that took place throughout Maiden and Newton.

Woman hit by two cars, killed in bizarre accident in southwest Charlotte

The woman was identified as 22-year-old Breondra Rychelle Newman who was walking down a street after waiting for a car to be towed.

Mother accused of forcing 8-year-old daughter to help in plot to poison husband with antifreeze

Prosecutors say the woman’s husband was not hurt because each time he allegedly drank the antifreeze, he noticed a chemical taste and spat out the drink.

2 arrested after 4 people flee stolen car in Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers caught two out of four people who were in a stolen 2004 Ford Explorer and ran from the vehicle on Moncure Drive.

ALERT: Scammers call residents about ‘gag order breach’ in York County

According to the York County Sheriff’s Office, officials have recently taken calls from citizens saying they were called by a deputy who told them they were in trouble for talking about a case where there is a court gag order.

CMPD: Man wanted for multiple crimes, cutting off monitoring device

According to the CMPD, 43-year-old Antonio Terry Wilson (also known as Anthony Terry Williams) is wanted for felony breaking and entering, larceny after break-in, felony larceny, possession of burglary tools, damage to property and interfering with an electronic monitoring device.

Sheriff’s office: Pit bull shot as an act of defense, axe injury still under investigation

A pit bull has died after fighting for his life after being found critically injured in Mississippi County, Missouri.

Woman arrested for attempting to steal rent checks with glue trap

A woman now faces burglary charges after attempting to steal rent checks from an apartment complex.

CMPD searching for individual wanted on breaking-and-entering charges

Police are asking for public assistance in finding a Charlotte teen who has cut off an electronic monitoring device meant to track his location while awaiting pending criminal charges.

Charlotte karate instructor stops attempted kidnapping when woman runs into studio

CMPD has arrested a man who attempted to force a woman into his car in north Charlotte on Thursday evening around 8:45 p.m.

Man stabbed multiple times in Catawba County

According to the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened on on Edna Street in Catawba as deputies responded to a report of a stabbing around 11 p.m.

Man arrested for shooting man after argument in Burke County

The victim, according to officials, was seriously hurt but is still alive. The shooter was taken into custody.

3 arrested for deadly shooting at public park in Cabarrus County

The shooting happened at the Harrisburg Park on Sims Parkway.

Police arrest teen who was shot while running online selling scam

Mint Hill Police have arrested a teenager involved in a gaming console selling scam that resulted in him being shot by a victim that he had attempted to rob.

Statesville Police arrest man for armed robbery charges

Police have arrested a man and charged him in connection with multiple robberies that occurred around Statesville on Dec. 28 and on Jan. 1.