Charlotte police shooting

Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) drives past Phoenix Suns' Deandre Ayton (22) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
January 19, 2019 - 7:49 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 21 points, Jeremy Lamb hit three-points and had 18 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Phoenix Suns 135-115 on Saturday for their third straight victory. Charlotte shot 54.5 percent from the field and made 16 of 34 3-point attempts in the wire-to-...
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January 17, 2019 - 10:58 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities believe a suspect in a pair of armed robberies was armed with a knife when a police officer shot and killed him in the parking lot of a North Carolina shopping center. Lt. Brad Koch of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department said Thursday that investigators...
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January 16, 2019 - 8:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say a suspect in a pair of armed robberies has been shot and killed by an officer. Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told reporters that police on Wednesday afternoon spotted a car believed to have been involved in two armed robberies...
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January 12, 2019 - 2:54 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Lowe's Cos. is seeking to keep secret some of its documents in a discrimination case filed by an African-American ex-executive who says the home improvement chain unfairly fired him. Michael Jones was chief custom officer until 2016 for the Mooresville, North Carolina-based...
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January 05, 2019 - 3:39 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Emergency call recordings from a fatal North Carolina house fire include a panicked neighbor telling authorities that children were inside. The fire on Wednesday in Charlotte killed two children and seriously hurt five other people who suffered burns or smoke inhalation. The...
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December 30, 2018 - 12:59 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Police say a man was shot and killed while standing in the patio area of a North Carolina bar. The Charlotte Observer reports the man was pronounced dead at the scene of Saturday night's shooting at Smokey Joe's Cafe in Charlotte. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police didn't...
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Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) celebrates after making a basket against the Brooklyn Nets during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Friday, Dec. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
December 28, 2018 - 9:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 29 points and made seven 3-pointers, Tony Parker had 17 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter and the Charlotte Hornets avenged a double-overtime loss to the Brooklyn Nets earlier this week with a 100-87 victory on Friday night. Jeremy Lamb added 19...
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Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) drives against Cleveland Cavaliers' Alec Burks (10) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
December 19, 2018 - 9:40 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker had 30 points and six assists to help the Charlotte Hornets rally for a 110-99 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. Walker was coming off a season-low four points in Saturday's 128-100 home loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in which he shot 2 for...
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Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) drives against Charlotte Hornets guard Jeremy Lamb in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
December 15, 2018 - 10:22 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Luke Walton was surprised to hear that LeBron James and Lonzo Ball were only the second Lakers teammates to record a triple-double in the same game. "I know it's not easy. There have been a lot of good players in Lakers history and I figured Walton and Kobe (Bryant) would...
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Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan, center, shouts at an official in the final seconds of the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Officials ruled the Hornets had six players on the floor in the final second of the game, giving one free throw to Detroit. The Hornets won 108-107. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
December 13, 2018 - 1:14 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets owner Michael Jordan said it was "tap of endearment." After watching a bizarre ending to the Hornets' win against Detroit on Wednesday, a bewildered Jordan lightly smacked the back of second-year guard Malik Monk's head in closing seconds of the game. Jordan told The...
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