Crime

Person shot, seriously injured in north Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on University City Boulevard around 9:30 p.m.

Birmingham man accused of reaching out to convicted 9/11 terrorist may have tipped off FBI

Third person charged with murder in January shooting death of woman in Charlotte

  RCSD issues Stop Work Order for club posing as a restaurant, operating as a ‘sexually explicit’ business

Rowan man pleads guilty as accessory in murder of 8-week-old boy

Calls for action in wake of 9-year-old’s shooting death in NC

  Man robs, fires shot inside CVS in Charlotte

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  New information released in killing of NC teen at father’s home

  Woman found guilty in death of 3-year-old Lancaster Co girl, sentenced to life in prison

Warrant: NC man stole $23K in jewelry, then dropped wallet outside store

  Latest shooting into homes have neighbors concerned, police say gun violence on the rise

Teen charged for fatal shooting in Shelby

  Police, school district alerted to concerns with Lincolnton principal a decade before arrest for sex crimes, records show

NC nurse arrested, charged with sex offense and kidnapping

WakeMed confirmed that James Christopher Webb, 59, of Louisburg is employed by the hospital and was working at the time of the arrest.

  Man arrested after fleeing police on I-77 in Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened when a license plate reader hit was called in on a suspect’s car.

$15K ring stolen from hotel room in Boone

The victim, who was staying at the hotel, reported that a white gold diamond ring was stolen from the room that she was staying in. She reported the value of the ring to be $15,500.

  Gunshots fired into homes in east Charlotte have neighbors concerned for their safety

Officers spent Thursday canvassing the areas and passing out flyers trying to gather more information about the shootings.

ICE arrests fugitive on rape charges in NC after prior release in Mecklenburg County

  Person shot in hip during fight in uptown Charlotte

In a split-second, a CMPD officer shot my husband and saved my life

’He made a choice that made our lives a miserable mess’: Man pleads guilty to 2018 motel shooting

Man accused of pepper spraying clerks, cook at Waffle House, pet store in SC

Now-former school employee accused of sending nude pics to student, attempted indecent liberties

2 teens injured in shooting in Fort Mill

According to the Fort Mill Police Department, officers received several calls from residents on Forest Ridge Drive, reporting gunshots around 8:15 p.m.

  Crime Stoppers: Police searching for man who stole hundreds of dollars worth of cigarrettes from west Charlotte store

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are searching for the man responsible for stealing hundreds of dollars worth of cigarettes from a west Charlotte gas station.

  Charlotte man says he used words to help stop man from running from police

For this Charlotte man, he is now glad that the other man seemed to heed his words, in that moment.

Panthers’ Cox cited for speeding, marijuana after camp ends

North Carolina Highway Patrol cited Carolina Panthers defensive end Bryan Cox Jr. for speeding, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia on the final day of the team’s training camp.

  Man shot, killed at apartment complex in southeast Charlotte

The shooting happened just after 5 p.m. at an apartment complex on Calibre Crossing Drive, off of Causeway Drive just off Independence Boulevard.

  Sandy Hook parent wants gun violence considered a public health crisis

More than 250 mass shootings have happened in America so far this year. That number is causing some to believe that gun violence should be considered a public health crisis.

19-year-old shot in leg during argument in west Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklneburg Police Department, the incident happened near Plato Circle and Seymour Drive

  CMPD on gun violence: ‘This is not just a police problem, it’s a community problem’

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police announced a new task force Wednesday that will specifically focus on the people pulling the triggers of guns during violent crimes.

Man pleads guilty to five bank robberies in NC

The man faces a maximum penalty on the robbery counts of not more than 25 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000, or both.

Person seriously injured in reported stabbing in Matthews

The incident happened after 3 p.m. on Woodway Hills Drive, which is off of E. Independence Boulevard.

  One injured in officer-involved shooting near Gastonia restaurant

According to Gaston Communications, the incident happened at the Buffalo Wild Wings off Cox Road in Gastonia.

15-year-old charged with rape in two home break-in cases

A teenager has been charged in connection with two sexual assault cases that CMPD said could potentially be related to two other incidents.

Law enforcement video related to Gaston Co. chase that left one dead, one injured to be released

A superior court judge has ruled that law enforcement video will be released related to a July police chase in Gaston County that left one dead and another seriously injured.

RCSD: Operation nets nearly 20 arrests after suspects solicited for sex on internet

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department, along with several law enforcement agencies, have made several arrests as part of Operation: Relentless Guardian.

Juvenile charged after West Iredell High School shooting threat

A 14-year-old is charged by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office after threats of gun violence at school.

  CMPD: Woman killed was 24 weeks pregnant, search continues for suspected killer

A man accused of killing a pregnant woman then abducting two children is still being sought on multiple charges.

  Suspect chased down, struck by customer’s vehicle after armed robbery

Andrew Michael Davis, 22, robbed a Shop and Save #3 Convenience Store in Morganton before being chased and hit by a customers vehicle.

Woman arrested for leaving kids in car, a week after mother charged with murder for leaving girl in car

Investigators have arrested a woman for leaving two kids in a car, a week after authorities say the woman’s mother was arrested on murder charges for deliberately leaving a disabled child in a vehicle.

Two charged in sexual assault case involving 10-year-old girl

Two people have been charged in connection to the alleged sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl.

Man arrested on multiple child sex offense charges

Deputies charged Roger Ray Hollar, from Alexander County, with numerous counts of sex offenses on Monday.

  3 dead, 1 injured in shooting at apartment complex in Hickory

According to officials, the incident happened on 17th Avenue NE near the intersection with 3rd Street Drive NE around 9 p.m.

Woman charged after firing shots at police during hours-long standoff in Gaston Co.

According to the Gaston County Police Department, the incident happened on Mayberry Road.

  Daughter of Alexander County triple murder victim speaks

Investigators have been following every lead, trying to find the body of Maria Calderon.

  String of home break-ins and sexual assaults may be connected, police say

Charlotte police are investigating a string of sexual assaults and home break-ins they say may be connected.

Man charged with assault on detention employee in Alexander Co.

Officials say 29-year-old Damon Edward Lowe was arrested and charged with resisting arrest and assault on a detention employee causing serious injury.

  Person killed outside apartment in east Charlotte, teen charged

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Amity Pointe Road around 8:30 p.m.

  Woman dies six days after being struck in hit-and-run on The Plaza

A woman who was struck by a car in a hit-and-run in Charlotte in early August died at the hospital six days after the incident.

Mother accused of leaving 5-year-old child with landscaper in Conway

The mother of a 5-year-old child who was left with a landscaper Thursday night in Conway is in police custody, according to authorities.

Feds investigate drug trafficking organization that used mail employees to ship drugs and money

Federal authorities are investigating a drug trafficking organization in the Lowcountry that’s using the mail system to distribute cocaine, marijuana and drug money, according to a search warrant application.

  Family of slain teen seeking justice through court

Family members were in tears leaving the courtroom, embracing as they walked away.

  Man charged after ramming deputy’s car, crashing into tow truck in Mt. Pleasant chase

According to the Stanly County Sheriff’s Office, the chase started in Stanly County and ended in Cabarrus County.

  Exclusive: Teacher says active shooter training saved her life in deadly officer-involved shooting after domestic incident

Active shooter training is something a lot of people understandably want right now, but for one Charlotte teacher, the active shooter training she had before, she says is what helped save her life.

Man charged for shooting in east Charlotte

Officers responded to an assault with a deadly weapon call for service on Eastcrest Drive on March 27 at 10 p.m.

Police investigating armed robbery at Conover convenience store

The Catawba County Sheriff’s office is currently searching for a suspect who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint early Friday morning.

  Sheriff: Convicted felon speeds through license check, runs from police with child in car

Deputies began following the vehicle but quickly stopped following it for safety reasons when they realized there was a small child - unrestrained - inside.

  Armed customer shoots robbery suspects at Charlotte gas station, 1 dead

At some point, police say that customer, who had a concealed carry permit, felt his life was in danger when he pulled out his gun and shot both suspects.

Coroner releases cause of death for S.C. mother, 5-year-old remains missing

The coroner has released the cause of death for a 29-year-old mother of three from Sumter who was found dead in her apartment Monday.

  Man shot, killed inside apartment in northeast Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Ventura Way Drive at the Somerset Apartments around 9 p.m.

  16-year-old accused of having weapon of mass destruction, also suspected in series of shootings in Shelby

Authorities found a handgun, AR-15 rifle and a sawed off shotgun. The shotgun qualified as a weapon of mass destruction.

  FTC warns of new Social Security robocall scam, even more prevalent than IRS scam

Scammers target you by calling your phone through a robocall and claim your Social Security number (SSN) has been suspended because of suspicious activity, or because it’s been involved in a crime.

  CMPD unsure how to prevent online rental scams until there’s a victim

Real estate agent asks who investigates online fraud after her complaint fell on deaf ears.

  16-year-old charged in fatal shooting of man outside motel in southwest Charlotte

The incident happened on July 24, before 5:30 p.m. on Nations Ford Road, near Farmhurst Drive and I-77.

  ’He would have murdered me and my child.’ Ex-girlfriend of accused SC killer describes years of abuse

The ex-girlfriend of Daunte Johnson is telling her story after she says she survived years of abuse. Most recently Daunte Johnson is accused of killing South Carolina mom Sharee Bradley and her 5-year-old daughter Navaeh Adams earlier this week.

  Bond denied for Clover man accused of shooting stranger, sparking manhunt

A York County judge denied bond for a Clover man accused of shooting at two people, kidnapping a woman, and leading deputies on a chase through two states last year.

  Man shot, killed in west Charlotte identified

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on West Boulevard.

11 arrested in undercover human-trafficking investigation in NC

Authorities arrested 11 people Saturday in connection with a human-trafficking investigation in Fayetteville, according to a press release from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office.

  Person seriously injured in shooting in east Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, the incident happened on Fortune Street.

  York Co. CBD shops toss tens of thousands of dollars in product before midnight deadline

They learned Tuesday they had one day to get rid of CBD flower, which has now been deemed illegal there.

Lowcountry man found guilty of raping, impregnating 10-year-old girl

Officials with the Fourteenth Circuit Solicitor’s Office announced that 37-year-old Tony Orlanda Singleton of Estill was found guilty of first-degree criminal sexual assault with a minor under the age of 11.

  Crime Stoppers: Detectives searching for persons of interest in homicide case

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are searching for three persons of interest in connection to a homicide investigation.

Bond denied for S.C. man accused of woman’s murder, child’s disappearance

Daunte Johnson, 28, is charged with one count of murder in death of Sharee Bradley, 29, after investigators found her body in her apartment Monday night.

  Officials: Bodies found believed to be suspects in brutal killing of Charlotte woman, boyfriend

Two teenagers wanted in the killings of Charlotte resident Chynna Deese and her Australian boyfriend, Lucas Fowler, in Canada, have been found dead

  Death of 3-month-old baby in Rock Hill under investigation

Police initially responded to assist EMS with a medical call for an unconscious 3-month old who was not breathing.

Police respond to report of multiple suspicious packages in southwest Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, officers were called to Bridal Veil Drive.

  Alabama woman fought off suspect using hot grease, police say

Decatur police say a woman there used hot grease to fight off a man charged with burglary and domestic violence.

  ‘We keep hope that perhaps she’s still alive’: Search for missing 5-year-old S.C. girl enters third day

The search for a missing 5-year-old girl who has not been seen since her mother was found dead continues into its third day.

18-year-old accused of robbing couple at gunpoint in Charlotte

Police have charged an 18-year-old for his alleged involvement in an armed robbery in Charlotte Tuesday.

Suspect wanted for stealing at least 30 model flying helicopters from NC storage unit

A suspect is wanted for stealing at least 30 model flying helicopters from a storage unit in McDowell County, North Carolina.