January 1, 2016 6:23 PM

Homicides in Charlotte rise to a 6-year high

62 people killed last year represented a nearly 50 percent increase over 2014; other major cities have also seen spikes

High-poverty parts of the city’s urban core continued to account for a disproportionate number of slayings

Police chief asking council for more officers; mayor plans youth summit in March

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