FBI joins search for missing nonverbal 6-year-old boy

According to the Gastonia Police Department, officials are searching for 6-year-old Maddox Ritch at Rankin Lake Park off of Highway 321.
  Epicentre evacuated following bomb threat early Sunday

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Bengals join Panthers in wearing ‘One Carolina’ stickers

The Bengals, like the Panthers, will wear stickers that read “One Carolina” on the back of their helmets for Sunday’s game in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Community rededicates memorial to students killed in car crash 23 years ago

Laura Barnette and Mandi Meador were killed in a motor vehicle crash in 1995 and are members of the “Angels of ’97.”

Mobile hospital deployed after Florence helps new mom deliver baby

On Friday, the team helped to deliver a baby. Baby girl Murphy was born weighing 6 pounds 15 ounces.

Death investigation underway in Rock Hill

Man's body found in Rock Hill backyard.

Fire damages two homes in Concord

Fire damages two homes in Concord.
  Soldier returns from Florence relief, finds house ransacked
  Small town hit by Hurricane Matthew underwater again
  Florence partly to blame for dismissal of driver’s DWI charge in Gaston County

NATIONAL HEADLINES

Kirk weakens to tropical depression; Leslie forms
Firefighters wash dead fish off stretch of NC highway
NC woman arrested after sheltering animals

Bill Cosby to be sentenced on sexual assault charges this week

The actor and comedian was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault.

‘Most amazing act of patriotism’: Boy lies on ground to protect American flag

A parent says three elementary school students were having a hard time folding the flag, so one of them lay down to keep it from touching the ground.

SPORTS

49ers take defending champs to five in 3-2 road loss

Three Niners recorded double-digit kills led by a new career high 15 from Jocelyn Stoner and 15 from Reeana Richardson.

Appalachian State gets back to work Saturday in their home opener

Hounds sign Osika, Withers, Hooper to one-year extension

Ryan Newman announces 2018 season will be his last with RCR

Ryan Newman will not return to Richard Childress Racing next year.