Pilot dead, missing plane from Statesville Airport found crashed in Rowan County

At 8 p.m., officials confirmed the plane was found crashed on Cool Springs Road, just north of Woodleaf in Rowan County.

  Part of Generation X? You might need an MMR booster shot

Nearly two decades ago, the measles was declared eliminated in the United States, but there has been a recent upsurge of cases – including adults who thought they were already protected.
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  Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman to block subpoena of financial records

Rep. Elijah Cummings issued the subpoena earlier this month to Mazars USA, an accountant for the president and Trump Organization.


  Mecklenburg County offers ‘fun, affordable’ child care option for May 1 teachers march

  Multiple inmates injured after prison yard fight in Salisbury, facility on lockdown

Police investigating arson at severely damaged home in Gastonia

  Cleanup continues after EF-1 Tornado in Alexander County on Friday

  Crucial weeks ahead for NC ‘Raise the Age’ implementation

On Dec. 1, 2019, North Carolina will become the final state to implement “Raise the Age” legislation. It will make it where the criminal justice system treats 16 and 17-year-olds as juveniles for a majority of the crimes that are committed.
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Warren unveils $640 billion college debt forgiveness plan

Among Warren's other proposals is elimination of tuition and fees for two- and four-year public college degree programs, as well as a $100 billion investment in Pell Grants, a federal aid program that requires no payback.

Man wanted for homicide in D.C. could be in the Carolinas

  Police searching for Salisbury man accused of shooting man while children played nearby

Student who vanished near ASU still missing 3 years later

Sinkhole forces road closure in uptown Charlotte

  Second officer in Franklin shooting has string of suspensions, records show

  Teens killed, identified in fiery crash during police pursuit involving stolen vehicle on I-77

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s mother dies after battle with cancer

Two arrested for allegedly targeting Myrtle Beach motel with Molotov cocktail

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  'Hiding in plain sight’: Investigators release new sketch, video in case of 2 Indiana girls killed in 2017

Indiana State Police on Monday released a new suspect sketch, new video and new audio related to the slaying of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams, who were killed during a hiking trip.


Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in the third period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Monday night to force Game 7 in their first-round playoff series

Checkers Fall In Game 2 As Bruins Even Series

After taking a high-scoring opening contest, the Checkers dropped a tightly contested Game 2 by a 4-2 score.


Banking competition ramps up in Charlotte as another major bank plans to debut branches

  Tornadoes confirmed by NWS crews after surveying damage left by severe weather in the Carolinas

  Deputies searching for missing York County teen

  Despite wet travel weather, Kamala Harris makes it to town hall event at Winthrop University

  FIRST ALERT: Strong storms rip through WBTV viewing 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.
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  New York outbreaks drive US measles count up to 626

That is already the most since 2014, when 667 were reported for the whole year. The most before that was 963 cases in 1994.

86-year-old woman killed in crash in Catawba County

  Man dead after crash involving van, truck on Highway 5 in Lancaster County

  Attorney, mother of SC 5th grader conducting independent investigation into her death

SLED: SC inmate sexually assaulted, strangled and tied victim’s feet together