Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney is going to be more transparent regarding police video and ask for independent review of department. Putney has been under intense pressure following the officer-involved fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott a couple of weeks ago. After finally succumbing to pressure, Putney released more footage from the Sept. 20 shooting […]

Calling him ‘bruh’ and ‘big man,’ Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police worked to save Keith Lamont Scott after Officer Brentley Vinson fatally shot Scott on Sept. 20 at his apartment complex in North Charlotte. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! On the 16-minute body camera, the opening scenes were previously released. In the remaining footage, officers work to cover […]

Bishop T.D. Jakes was in our city yesterday to tape an upcoming episode for The T.D. Jakes Show that will focus in on recent shooting incidences in both Charlotte and Tulsa, OK. Jakes visited the neighborhood off Old Concord Road where Keith Scott was shot and killed by police and spoke with Urban League president Patrick Graham.  The episode “Conversation […]

Rakeyia Scott, the wife of Keith L. Scott, the man who was fatally shot by CMPD, has released cellphone footage of the shooting.   Click here to see the video via the New York Times website.

Updated 12:23: Bank of America employees who work Uptown were told not to report to work on Thursday. CATS has suspended service Uptown. Updated: 11:18 p.m. Gov. McCorey has declared a state of emergency. McCrorey has initiated efforts to deploy the National Guard in Charlotte upon request of CMPD Police Chief Kerr Putney. At least […]

Charlotte City Mayor Jennifer Roberts and other city leaders spoke this morning a a press conference following a night of unrest in Charlotte. Police Chief Kerr Putney, indicated that officers told Keith Lamont Scott to drop his gun several times before they shot and killed him. Putney reports that Scott did not comply and instead emerged from […]