FIRST ALERT: Tornado Warning issued for some, Tornado Watch issued for entire area

Severe weather moved into our area Friday afternoon, bringing heavy rain, damaging winds and the possibility of tornadoes to the entire WBTV viewing area.

  Dingo grabs toddler, dad fights pack to save him

The father ran outside and fought off several dingoes to rescue his son.
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  Storms batter South, kill 2 in Mississippi, 1 in Alabama

Strong storms again roared across the South on Thursday, killing two Mississippi drivers and a woman in Alabama while leaving more than 100,000 people without power across Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas.

TOP STORIES

  Two killed in fiery crash during police pursuit involving stolen vehicle on I-77

  CMPD’s Bridging the Difference conversation aiming to build a positive future for young people

  Drivers ignore ‘no turn’ signs at Mint Hill intersection, neighbors report regular crashes

  CMPD files motion to release full video of deadly officer-involved shooting

  Use of shoulder lanes viewed as option for I-77 congestion relief

As the I-77 Toll Lane Project nears completion, there is momentum on a plan to help alleviate some of the traffic for drivers during peak traffic times.
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  Hurricane Michael upgraded to a Category 5 at time of landfall in Florida

Michael is the first hurricane to make landfall in the United States as a category 5 since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and only the fourth on record.

Shooting leads to 8 arrests on assault, weapons, drug charges in Lancaster County

  CMPD ordered to explain withholding of full Franklin shooting video to judge

Fundraiser for black churches destroyed by arson surpasses $2 million

  Gov. Cooper vetoes ‘born-alive’ abortion bill passed by NCGA

  Lane restrictions removed on I-277 after bridge work construction along highway

  Person injured during shooting in north Charlotte

  Hazmat called after two men found dead inside Iredell County home

  Impairment suspected in fatal pedestrian, train collision

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  House subpoena for Mueller report escalates investigation

"It now falls to Congress to determine the full scope of that alleged misconduct and to decide what steps we must take going forward," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. He expects the Justice Department to comply by May 1.

SPORTS

  Major League Soccer expands again, opening door for Charlotte and David Tepper

Major League Soccer officials announced this week that the league will expand to 30 teams in the coming years, opening the door for a potential bid from Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper.

Five-run first propels Knights to 5-4 win on Wednesday

A five-run first inning propelled the Charlotte Knights to a 5-4 victory over the Gwinnett Stripers on Wednesday night in game three of their four-game series from Coolray Field in Lawrenceville, GA.

MORE TOP STORIES

  Charlotte family witnessed massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral: ‘I can’t believe we were there’

  Family pleads for answers two months after son killed in Charlotte

19-year-old reported missing in Lincoln County found safe

  ’Oh my God, is she going to be OK?” A Black Maternal Health Success Story

  MISSING: Non-verbal man with autism last seen at school in north Charlotte

Spencer Stratton, 35, was last seen around 3:18 p.m. Tuesday at his school, Life Span, on Kalynne Street near Lakewood Park. Officials say Stratton has been diagnosed with autism and is non-verbal.
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In old blog post, Facebook updates ‘millions’ of Instagram passwords compromised

Facebook announced a security flaw affecting millions of Instagram users under the cover of one of the year's biggest news days.

Panthers to play in London, NFL releases full 2019 season schedule

  Governor Cooper announces 1,200 new jobs at online pet supply retailer in Rowan County

  Caldwell job fair has companies competing for workers

  Spring is here, and that means snakes could be lurking. Here’s what you should know