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Keith Lamont Scott Shooting Local Officers Voice Their Opinion It's A Goôd Shoot

CMPD Officers tell CP Tuesday's unfortunate encounter with Keith Scott was a "good shoot" a term meaning officers where within their right to use deadly force. Based on water cooler conversations and the same video footage availableShow More Summary

VIDEO: Police footage of Keith Lamont Scott's shooting released

CMPD this afternoon released footage from a body camera and a dashboard camera that caught parts of an incident on Tuesday that ended with a police officer shooting and killing Keith Lamont Scott.  While the body camera footage, from...Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Saturday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 24, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • International Festival at UNC-Charlotte • Stand Against HB2 - North Carolina Musicians...Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Friday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 23, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Dirty Dancing at Ovens Auditorium • Opening reception for Charlotte’s Road to Revolution...Show More Summary

SLIDESHOW: Third night of protests remains relatively peaceful

Hundreds of protesters, some from cities as far as Chicago, New York and Toronto, came together in Uptown Charlotte last night to march through the city asking for the release of body camera and dashboard camera footage of Keith Lamont...Show More Summary

Zombies Protesting In Charlotte

Antonio Burris It is hard not to judge, but what sort of idiot would take to the streets crowded with 100s of police officers while "riding dirty" with a pocket full of heroin? Apparently quite a few didn't think anything of it. But,...Show More Summary

NBC News releases footage of Keith Lamont Scott's shooting

A video released by NBC News this afternoon reportedly filmed by Keith Lamont Scott's wife shows the moments leading up to and following Scott's shooting at the hands of CMPD officers. The video is rolling at the moment Scott is shot, but does not capture the shooting on screen.  …

In Case You Missed It Keith Scott's Troubled Past

From The Christan Times: The friends and family of Keith Lamont Scott, the African-American Charlotte man shot and killed by police this week, portray him as a “family man” and “likable.” However, new details are emerging about Scott’s...Show More Summary

Chief Putney and Mayor Roberts speak on last night's protests, today's preparations

Mayor Jennifer Roberts and CMPD Chief Kerr Putney held another press conference this morning following a night of peaceful protests that ended in violence and destruction of property in Uptown. Following that press conference, leaders...Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Thursday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 22, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Soigné: Tephra Vegan Pop-up Dinner at The Art Of Vape • Dirty Art Club at Snug Harbor •...Show More Summary

Nothing Says Long Hot Summer Like A Race Riot Except....

Call it what you like, a gathering, protest, unrest, riot, or "race riot". A prefect storm of conditions came together to give Charlotte its first all out riot in, well actually Charlotte's first real riot ever. Think about that, first...Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Wednesday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 21, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Built to Spill at Neighborhood Theatre • Charlotte Independence Fan Appreciation Night at Abari • The Cult at The Fillmore • Saturday Night Fever at Theatre Charlotte • Sevendust at Amos' Southend …

Press conferences held in response to last night's unrest

Charlotte officials and community leaders held two separate press conferences this morning in response to the unrest that followed the shooting death of Keith Lamont Scott by a police officer in northeast Charlotte yesterday afternoon. The...Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Tuesday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 20, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour with Puff Daddy and more at Time Warner Cable Arena • Crafty...Show More Summary

Lunch Break: (9/20/16) Virginia man misunderstands right to bear arms

Trafficking has long plagued the Carolinas, but it was a less than conventional form of the crime that caught the attention of the U.S. Department of Justice and resulted in federal charges being filed in Asheville’s U.S. District Court on Monday. The crime?…

Today's Top 5: Sunday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 18, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Arc Iris at The Evening Muse • Festival of India in Uptown • Schoolboy Q at The Fillmore • 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche at Warehouse PAC • SCarowinds at Carowinds …

Today's Top 5: Saturday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 17, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Shakespeare in the PARKing Lot presents Comedy of Errors at NoDa Brewing Company • Soul Junction at Johnson C. Show More Summary

Idiots Among Us - Neighborhood Morons Clueless About Storm Drains And Dog Poop

I live among idiots - You would think owning a nice home in a nice crime free neighborhood would put some distance between you and the morons that plague the world. Wrong! They are your neighbors wherever you live. I love dogs, I know most of my neighbors by their dogs. Show More Summary

Today's Top 5: Friday

Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 16, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Reception for Heightened Perspectives I exhibit at UNC-Charlotte Center City building •...Show More Summary

Lunch Break (9/16/16): Missing girl found safe; homicide in north Charlotte; volunteers to build Hope Haven playground

Detectives with CMPD are investigating a homicide that took place this morning in northeast Charlotte. Officers responded to an assault call on Hubbard Road at 10:22 a.m. and found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to a release.…

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