Sighting of kidnapped NC teen reported in Charlotte, FBI investigating accuracy

TODAY'S HEADLINES

Mother arrested after two-year-old son tests positive for meth

The alleged incident happened on August 7 but was reported nearly a month later, on October 9.

Rowan County signs agreement for water/sewer extension, Kannapolis to sign at next meeting

Rowan County signs agreement for water/sewer extension, Kannapolis to sign at next meeting

Three displaced after fire destroys Salisbury home

Fire destroyed a mobile home in Rowan County on Wednesday morning, leaving a family of three without a home.

  Person hit, killed by train in Kannapolis

The deadly incident happened around 11:45 a.m. near the intersection of Ridge Avenue and D Street.

  DMV Commissioner uses inflated numbers in presentation on long wait times to lawmakers

North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles Commissioner Torre Jessup included data in a presentation to state lawmakers on Thursday that included numbers sharply higher than the numbers in the same data set provided to WBTV by the DMV just a month earlier.

NATIONAL HEADLINES

US officials report a record number of tick diseases

Health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases _ more than 59,000 _ were reported last year.

White House says it has 'broad discretion' on press access

President Donald Trump's administration claims it has "broad discretion" to regulate access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta's "hard pass."

SPORTS

  Winthrop wins their home opener in record fashion over Pfeiffer

Home opener for the Winthrop Eagles and they rocked the Pfeiffer Falcons 134-99 in Rock Hill on Tuesday night.

Carolina Panthers move on from the bad loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers

What do you do after getting hammered 52-21 in your last game? “We’re continuing to look at the film, but hitting the reset button at the same time,” said Carolina Panthers defensive end Wes Horton.