Local News Stories

Man: CMPD 'Unarrested' Me after Confrontation with Officer

The Charlotte chapter of the NAACP will hold a news conference to discuss what they call the "questionable behavior" of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer. Read More »

$23,000 Worth of Heroin Seized in Family Neighborhood

Police investigated the home for a month before the bust. They arrested Kent Hayes, Donald Maechtle, Alex Reyes, and Jose Sanchez. Read More »

Teen Sues DMV After Being Told to Remove Makeup

The suit claims DMV employees forced Chase to remove the makeup, citing a policy that bans license photos when people alter their appearance on purpose. Read More »

Suspects Allegedly Used Craigslist to Lure Victims

CMPD says Chris Bennett, Tadarian Lindsey, and Deonte Stitt assaulted and robbed at least three people over the last two weeks. Read More »

United Way Kicks Off Ambitious Fundraising Campaign

UWCC President Jane McIntyre kicked off her last fundraising campaign Tuesday with a $150,000 donation from Chiquita. Read More »

Another SIM Missionary Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola

Officials say another SIM missionary doctor has tested positive for Ebola. Read More »

Infant, Woman Critically Injured In Northeast Charlotte Wreck

Police are investigating a wreck that critically injured a three-year-old child and a woman in northeast Charlotte Monday morning. Read More »

Rock Climber Injured In Fall

A rock climber has serious injuries after a fall at Crowders Mountain State Park on Monday. Read More »

Labor Day Mugshots For Mecklenburg County

Check out the Charlotte area mugshots from Labor Day.

Hickory Teen Dies in Car Crash; Driver Charged

Classmates are mourning a Hickory teen killed in a car crash Sunday night. The driver of the SUV the two were in has been charged in connection with his death. Read More »

Protecting Your Private Pics

The FBI is now investigating that massive hack into the online accounts of dozens of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence. We found out there are some simple steps you can take to better protect yourself. Read More »

Commissioners Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Smoking Ban

Mecklenburg Co. residents have their only chance to tell Commissioners what they think about the proposal Tuesday night. Read More »

Hundreds Rally For Higher Minimum Wage

Moral Monday on Labor Day has minimum wage at the forefront. Hundreds of people showed up in Uptown Charlotte calling for a rise in North Carolina's minimum wage. Read More »

Mother Sends Message to Son on the Run

Deqwon Blackmon's mother is making a plea for her son to turn himself in to the Lancaster Detention Center after he escaped deputies Friday afternoon. Read More »

Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In to Police

Jerecos Byers turned himself in to Gastonia police Monday afternoon. He's accused of shooting his cousin. Read More »