Crime

  Crime Stoppers: Police looking for group of thieves that stole ATM from store

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are trying to identify the group of people who stole an ATM from the inside of a convenience store after hours.

  Man arrested for shooting 16-year-old near south Charlotte apartment complex

CMPD catches suspect breaking into vehicles in south Charlotte

Drugs found, men arrested with stolen car possibly connected to thefts from a dozen cars in Charlotte

  Man arrested six years after deadly Caldwell County crash

  CMPD talking about the opioid epidemic during Bridging the Difference conversation

Man who stabbed, killed cousin sentenced to 6-9 years in prison

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Lawsuit filed against former Town of Landis leaders accused of stealing more than $25,000 from payroll account

  La. woman facing murder charge after admitting to giving her toddler drugs daily for several months

High school evacuated due to bomb threat in Cabarrus County

  Former Rep. Rodney Moore, indicted in campaign finance probe, turns self in to police

  Suspect flees scene after shooting man following argument in east Charlotte

NC man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teen girl during sleepover

Man arrested in Lenoir after police find multiple different narcotics in vehicle

Lenoir Police found drugs worth in excess of $5,400 in the vehicle of a man driving just outside of Downtown.

Person injured during stabbing in north Charlotte

Officials have not said what events led up to the stabbing or if a suspect is in custody.

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

It took the jury two hours to find the man guilty of multiple charges in the 2016 death of a 10-month-old girl.

  Neighbors react to deadly shooting at northeast Charlotte apartment complex

Police have officially identified the man who died after a shooting at a northeast Charlotte apartment complex Monday night.

  Man accused of placing hidden camera in tanning bed room at Planet Fitness

  Suspects detained after high-speed chase weaves in and out of northeast Charlotte traffic for miles

  ‘It’s about privilege’: Meck sheriff writing tickets in a wealthy area causes backlash

  Homicide investigation opened after man dies in shooting at apartments in University City

  Gun recovered after shootout in northwest Charlotte, police searching for shooters

Man arrested again, accused of robbing southeast Charlotte business

  Was vigilante justice behind the fatal shooting of carjacking suspect?

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police say they’re still piecing together the fatal shooting of a carjacking suspect in a parking lot on West Trade Street.

He killed a woman while driving in 2017. This weekend, he was charged with DWI.

This weekend, two years after he ran a red light and killed a woman with his car while she was crossing a street in South End, 27-year-old Jeffery LaForce was charged with driving while impaired.

  Suspect on-the-run after robbing Cornelius gas station

Cornelius Police are asking for public assistance in identifying an armed robber who struck a Circle K in Cornelius on Sunday night.

Mecklenburg County has a new bail policy. But does it go too far — or not far enough?

He had been accused of misusing a relative’s credit card, spending a few dollars on a minor purchase.

  Arrest made in killing of suspected carjacker

A carjacking in uptown Charlotte left one man dead and another person shaken following a shooting.

  Trio charged in deaths of two men found in Alexander Co. home

Robert Bryan Hoover, 36 , and Adam Thomas Morgan, 20, were both charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Brandy Lynn Miller, 28, is charged with two counts of accessory after the fact.

  Women accused of pepper spraying employees, stealing from Dick’s Sporting Goods

The women reportedly pepper sprayed two employees, then stole various articles of women’s clothing.

  2 arrested after woman assaults deputy serving warrants at Lincoln County home

Officials say two people were arrested after a woman assaulted a deputy who was trying to serve felony arrest warrants in western Lincoln County Friday.

  Sheriff: NC man wanted in wife’s killing captured in Arizona

Authorities say 57-year-old Lynn Keel had been on the run for days, was arrested near Tucson, Arizona for the murder of his wife, Diana Keel.

14-year-old girl found safe after she was reported missing in Gaston County

Alexis Rae Hurley, 14, was found safe Sunday.

  Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

An off-duty public works employee found what is believed to be the toddler's body inside a blanket off the shoulder of the highway.

  Domestic argument leads to overnight shooting in University area

An argument between a man and woman in north Charlotte Friday night resulted in one person being shot and a suspect detained.

  Suspect in custody following Alexander County double murder

A man described on Friday as ‘armed and dangerous’ is now in custody after being located hiding out in an Alexander County house by police Saturday morning.

  NC House bill would require sheriffs cooperate with ICE on immigration detainers

Recently some sheriffs, like Garry McFadden in Mecklenburg County, ended their voluntary cooperation with ICE’s 287g program - meaning they no longer check inmates’ immigration status. Some lawmakers have a problem with that.

  Teenage defendant denied bond in double homicide case

A Rock Hill judge denied bond to a 16-year-old boy accused of murdering two young men on a residential street in Rock Hill on February 26.

1 stabbed, officers attacked by inmates in separate incidents at Alexander Correctional Institution

According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, the officer was stabbed by an inmate at the prison during a cell search around 9:30 a.m.

  Women attacked at 2 different popular locations in Charlotte within 48 hours

Over the last 48 hours, detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department have responded to two separate incidents where women were targeted during brazen crimes.

  Schools placed on lockdown after man shoots into home in Lancaster County

According to the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, 21-year-old Leonard Asante’ Shropshire, Jr. was charged with four counts of attempted murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime, and possession of a stolen pistol.

  2 women robbed at gunpoint at McAlpine Creek Park

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened at the park on Monroe Road around 2 p.m.

  Ex-officer accused lying about stolen cruiser turns self in

Hickory Police have drawn up warrants against a former Statesville Police officer accusing him of filing a false police report and obstruction and delay.

4 detained, driver flees after ALE agents pull over stolen vehicle in Hickory

According to officials, the incident happened on Highway 70 near the Hickory Plaza Shopping Center.

  2 accused of sexually assaulting woman jogger near light rail

Police say the two men approached a woman who was jogging near the light rail on Bland Street Wednesday around 7 p.m. The two men reportedly sexually assaulted the woman.

Person reportedly stabbed during armed robbery in south Charlotte

The incident happened around 4:45 p.m. on Flagstaff Lane, which is off of Tyvola Road near South Boulevard.

NC bill would require local sheriffs cooperate with ICE detainers

Along with compelling sheriffs to honor and fulfill ICE detainer requests, the bill also makes it unlawful for any county to prohibit ICE officials from performing duties in local facilities.

Sheriff: Burglar caught inside beauty salon years after conviction for robbing one

Around 12:55 a.m. Thursday, deputies noticed a vehicle at the salon and saw a broken window on the front of the business. They say 46-year-old Philip Todd Stroud was still inside.

Man found dead on living room floor in Chesterfield Co, three suspects in custody

Officials say an investigation has revealed the shooting occurred during an argument.

  Woman crashes vehicle while transporting stabbing victim to hospital

The passenger had been cut and stabbed during an altercation at Tropix Bar and Lounge on North Tryon around 1:30 a.m.

  Crime Stoppers: Police looking for man who stole prescription pills from west Charlotte CVS

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are trying to find the man who robbed a CVS Pharmacy at gunpoint and got away with thousands of dollars worth of prescription drugs.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

  Safe Alliance offers new 24/7 help line for parent support in Charlotte

There’s a phone number that victims of domestic violence can call for help. Sexual assault victims can also call the same number at Safe Alliance in Charlotte.

  Man arrested after firing gun during road rage incident on Independence Boulevard

A man is in custody after shooting and striking another vehicle on US-74 Wednesday morning in what police describe as a ‘road rage incident’.

Multiple Union County businesses broken into during overnight smash-and-grab spree

Several businesses in Indian Trail are dealing with damages after an overnight spree of break-ins in which the thieves used rocks to smash through the glass storefronts.

Man wanted for three Rowan County armed robberies in one day

The robber is described by deputies as a white male in his early 20s. He has a slim build and clean-cut, dark hair. He was wearing a Converse track suit with a hood and had a red bandanna covering his face.

  Father accused of taking AK-47 to FL school after son said teacher ‘slammed him’

The father reportedly told police he didn’t intend to hurt anyone with the gun, saying he carries it for protection and forgot he had it on him.

  Newborn left to die in 1981 identified by DNA; mother charged in South Dakota

After 38 years, police used DNA tests and genealogy to help arrest the suspected mother of a newborn left to die on the side of a South Dakota road.

Alexander County man found not guilty in 2016 fatal self-defense shooting

An Alexander County man charged with first-degree murder has been found not guilty by a jury following nearly three years of legal proceedings.

  N.C. Hate Crime bill proposing to expand protections to LGBT community

A state representative from Charlotte is co-sponsoring a bill to expand the scope and punishment of hate crimes.

  Man accused of holding 4-year-old underwater as punishment turns self in

Officials are searching for a suspect wanted for repeatedly abusing a four-year-old boy in Rowan County.

Lincoln County narcotics sting leads to arrest, seizure of over $150K in methamphetamine

Over four pounds of methamphetamine have been seized by officials as part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in North and South Carolina.

Man who allegedly threatened Google arrested in California

The YouTuber allegedly drove across the country in order to confront Google officials, telling police he’d get violent if the visit didn’t go well.

  ‘It’s just an evil act’: Nearly a dozen headstones vandalized at Shelby cemetery

Crews are in the middle of trying to repair or replace the 10 headstones that were ruined.

  Man wanted for armed robbery of Wells Fargo in Ballantyne

The robbery happened around 2:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo on Conlan Circle, near Johnston Road.

  Monroe police chase ends with rollover crash on I-485 in south Charlotte

Monroe police tried to pull over a silver Nissan with a false license plate, but the car didn’t stop.

  “Get down,” robber calls out to customers inside bank near UNCC campus before shots fired by guard

UNCC Police have issued a notice to individuals on campus that an armed robber is on the loose and may be headed toward the school’s campus.

Lincoln County police chase ends in suspect’s arrest on drug charges

A police chase that spanned several miles took place in Lincoln County Saturday evening after a suspect with multiple arrest orders was observed in a behaving suspiciously in a Walmart parking lot.

Report: Man arrested after woman walks in on him molesting girl

Rowan County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man accused of committing repeated sex crimes against a 7-year-old girl he was an acquaintance of.

Man wanted in Iredell County shooting arrested in Virginia

Joshua David Dalton was taken into custody in Floyd County on outstanding warrants Wednesday.

Young girl found dead inside duffel bag near California trail identified

The search for the girl’s identity began after her body was found partially concealed in a black duffel bag and dumped down an embankment.

Man found guilty in adopted son’s murder inspired by Oscar-winning movie ‘Manchester by the Sea’

The main character in "Manchester by the Sea" learns he cannot be prosecuted for killing his children, following an accidental house fire.

  Person seriously injured in shooting in east Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on East WT Harris Boulevard around 8 p.m.

  Man identified in fatal apartment shooting, woman charged with murder

Police say the man was shot in a “domestic-related” incident and say the woman and man knew each other.

  Local gun store offers safety advice after toddler gets grazed with a bullet

When it comes to your gun and the safety of your family – it's something you don’t want to take a chance on by leaving it out and unsecured.

  Man killed in west Charlotte identified, homicide investigation underway

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Tuckaseegee Road.

  Armed robbery reported at Arby’s in southeast Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Monroe Road.

  Man wanted for robbing ALDI store at gunpoint in Indian Trail

The man, armed with a handgun, led employees to the safe where he robbed the store of an undetermined amount of cash.

  Brothers, ages 3 and 19, grazed by bullet in accidental shooting near hotel in north Charlotte

Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call at the scene where they found a 19-year-old young man and a 3-year-old boy with non-life-threatening graze wounds from a gun at the hotel.

  Man’s situation raises question of what to do if you believe there’s an error in a police report

Man’s situation raises question of what to do if you believe there’s an error in a police report.

Man charged with murder 3+ years after shooting at Statesville house party

Two brothers - Leon Tremaine Bradshaw and Deleon Dalton - were both shot during a reported fight during a party at the home.