CMS to hold “Teach-In” instead of makeup day at Butler High School

As Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools issued makeup days for snow days across the district, they announced a day to make up for the classes missed at Butler High School.

  Bones found in family home ID’d as father missing for decades

Trump’s 10 terrorists: The evolution of a statistic

Trump’s payment explanations shift as legal exposure grows

Boy, 11, changes last name from ‘Trump’ due to bullying

Would-be burglar rescued after getting stuck in restaurant grease vent for 2 days

Citation issued to construction company after worker’s fatal fall

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  This Santa will Facetime your kids

WBTV’s Steve Crump opens up about his battle with cancer

Massive sinkhole continues to grow in Denver

Potential new election for District 9 could cost Mecklenburg County $500,000

Woman charged with 2nd degree murder, DWI in deadly Charlotte crash

Harding University High School thinks CMS is leaving them behind

  State BOE expands election investigation, asks for extension

WBTV Investigates has uncovered the North Carolina State Board of Elections is widening its election fraud investigation in Bladen County.

Should someone else - not CMPD - enforce the noise ordinance?

Pick any area in Charlotte and chances are you hear some kind of noise. Day and night. And residents are not keeping quiet about it.

David Tepper steps up Panthers infrastructure and development moves

Tepper also hired Panthers team president Tom Glick in August. Both positions will be key to the capital and infrastructural development of the organization, as well as the brand expansion of the Panthers. Such development will likely include both North and South.

Toledo mother, children claim to be ambushed by three people leaving Michael’s Crafts Monday afternoon

A woman's advice for all moms out there is to be vigilant. Keep your head up. And your eyes open.

Netflix: What’s coming and going in January

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen gets 3 years in prison

2 doctors’ photos play role in sexual abuse claims involving hundreds of victims

Suspect threatened victim with BB gun at Rowan Co. gas station

Here’s how to get tickets for NBA All-Star weekend events in Charlotte

Toddler shot baby in face while couple showered, police said

Most drug overdoses involve fentanyl, CDC finds

The study found illicit drugs like fentanyl, heroin and cocaine were the leading causes of unintentional overdoses, and prescription drugs were more likely to be involved in suicidal overdoses.

Spencer Town Board approves resolution opposing the closure of North Rowan High

Spencer Town Board approves resolution opposing the closure of North Rowan High

Woman found dead on FL interstate; family alleges date left her for dead

Authorities said the woman's body had been struck by several cars while lying in the roadway. It is unknown how she died.

Arctic Express coming to South Rowan Regional Library

Arctic Express coming to South Rowan Regional Library

Two earthquakes rattle Tennessee, felt in western North Carolina

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck eastern Tennessee and could be felt in parts of North Carolina.

Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Multiple potential contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are elevating the issue of voting rights as they prepare to launch campaigns. They're vowing to oppose Republican-backed efforts to require identification to vote, reinstate protections eliminated by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling

  Forming an CMS Equity Committee is still up in the air

Charlotte Mecklenburg School Board (CMS) spent a lot of time talking about equity at its Tuesday night meeting.

UNCC staff says figure hanging from noose on campus part of class project

UNC Charlotte is looking into an incident where a figure hanging from a noose was spotted on campus.

Major fire causes $1 million in damages at 237-year-old historic Fort Mill church

Construction on the building that caught fire Sunday began early in the spring of 1881. The building was completed by fall of 1881 and the first service was held.

CMS announces make-up dates for days missed due to inclement weather

On Tuesday evening, CMS released the scheduled make-up dates for days that were missed due to inclement weather so far in the school year.

Man pleads guilty to killing teenage Peach Stand employee, father calls it a ‘nightmare’

After shooting Karson Whitesell, Christopher Mendez said to her while she was lying on the ground, “See what happens when you don’t look at people with kind eyes?"

North Charleston church volunteer expected to have another bond hearing Wednesday on new charges

A former volunteer at NewSpring church in North Charleston is now facing additional counts of sexual exploitation charges.

Debate about whether Charlotte city manager should be able to spend up to $500K without council consent

Charlotte City Council will soon vote on a resolution that is recommending giving the city manager the authority to award contracts up to $500,000 without getting consent from council members

Trump threatens gov’t shutdown in heated meeting with Dem leaders over border wall

Trump conferred Tuesday at the White House with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer ahead of a Dec. 21 deadline to shut down a range of government agencies.

Volunteer group offers help to drivers stuck in the snow after winter storm

A group of volunteers in the counties west of Charlotte have banded together to offer help to members of the public who may have run into car trouble due to winter weather.

Republicans propose new board of elections bill

Senior Republicans in the North Carolina legislature are now backing a bill that would keep the North Carolina State Board of Elections intact for the near future.

Local retail shops happy to be open and busy after snow storm

Local retail shops happy to be open and busy after snow storm

New $17 million, multi-use facility coming to Kannapolis

The 300,000 square foot facility, being built by Triliad Development Inc., is going up on Kannapolis Parkway near Stewart-Haas Racing and NC 73, close to the new Kannapolis Amazon Distribution Facility.

Two children, 9 and 7, stable following dog attack; female victim identified

An elderly female was killed and two children were badly injured as the result of a pit bull attack in Robeson County, according to Sheriff Burnis Wilkins.

Overnight freeze causing trouble for drivers on rural roads

Overnight freeze causing trouble for drivers on rural roads

Deadline for ACA healthcare enrollment is Friday

The Affordable Care Act enrollment period runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15. People who need coverage should go to healthcare.gov to examine their healthcare options.

‘White people are the best’: Columbia student’s racist tirade captured on video

In a racially charged rant, the Columbia sophomore harasses and shouts white supremacist ideologies at a group of primarily minority students.

  Skiers hit slopes at Appalachian Ski Mountain after winter storm

Watauga County got hit with almost two feet of snow in the course of just a couple of days. It might cause trouble on the roads but one thing it doesn’t hurt are the ski slopes.

Sex offenders added to Rowan Sheriff’s Most Wanted list

Sex offenders added to Rowan Sheriff’s Most Wanted list

Search intensifies for woman who disappeared in Colorado on Thanksgiving

Kelsey Berreth made a trip to a Safeway grocery store near Woodland Park, CO, on Thanksgiving Day. She hasn’t been seen since a short time later.

Football player, 16, accused of fatally stabbing classmate pregnant with his baby

The 17-year-old victim’s body was recovered from a dumpster hours after an alleged fight with the suspect over the pregnancy.

Charlotte crews cautious of overnight ice during effort to clear downed trees

In addition to black ice, another weather-related concern for the Mecklenburg County are is downed trees.

Black ice poses biggest threat, State of Emergency remains in effect

The North Carolina governor confirmed two deaths as a result of the winter storm

CMS announces closings, delays as Charlotte dries out from winter storm

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will operate on a two-hour delay Tuesday, the district announced Monday afternoon, following a days-long winter storm.

Man accused of kidnapping, murdering Hania Aguilar also facing rape charge from 2016 incident

The man accused of kidnapping and murdering 13-year-old Hania Aguilar made his first court appearance in Lumberton Monday.

Winter storm damages marinas around Lake Norman

Several local marinas were heavily damaged by the winter storm that rolled through the Carolina’s this weekend.

CMS deals with winter weather

Students and staff will head back on a two-hour delay Tuesday. A winter storm forced the district to close Monday.

Mississippi mother horrified after toddler attacked at daycare

Latoye Sutter got a message no mother wants to get while at work away from her child. Thursday, Sutter received a text at 9:03 p.m. stating that her son had been scratched in the face by another child. But it wasn’t the text that sent her heart racing.

Driver killed after tree falls on moving vehicle in Matthews

Officers responded to the area in reference to a report of a tree that had fallen onto a vehicle and determined that the vehicle was headed east on E. John St. when a tree fell on the car just before the intersection of Charles Buckley Way.

Arena collapse kills horses during winter storm

The incident happened at Sunnyside Farms Arena on Tryon Courthouse Road as a winter storm blew through.

Trump’s troubled White House in search of new chief of staff

Trump's top pick for the job, Nick Ayers, is out of the running and Trump is now soliciting input on at least four individuals, including Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney and Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the chair of the conservative House Freedom Caucus.

HS football coach suspended over assault charges ahead of championship game

Charlotte Catholic High School assistant varsity football coach Frank Garcia was suspended of his coaching duties following assault charges.

Charlotte retailer agrees to multimillion-dollar settlement over discrimination claims

harlotte-based women’s fashion retailer Cato Corporation has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Com­mission, the agency said Monday, after a “nationwide, systemic investigation” uncovered discrimination against pregnant employees and workers with disabilit

Organization ‘discouraged’ at event meant to rebuild relationships with law enforcement

“The event was meant to begin to rebuild relationships between the immigrant community and law enforcement, instead ICE’s actions discouraged immigrants from engaging with elected and public officials,” the organization said.

Student accused of threatening to ‘blow up’ school

Joshua Branch of North Gaston High School wrote “This school is going to blow up in the month of December,” police say. Branch reportedly wrote the threat in a bathroom.

NC National Guard soldiers pull ambulance from snowbank, transport infant in 12″ of snow

Soldiers with the North Carolina National Guard have been busy during the winter storm that rolled through the state this weekend.

3 carnival workers charged in killings of Kansas couple

The Kansas Attorney General says 52-year-old Kimberly Younger, of McIntosh, Florida; 54-year-old Michael Fowler Jr., of Sarasota, Florida; and 35-year-old Rusty Frasier, of Aransas Pass, Texas, are jailed on $1 million bond in Arkansas while awaiting extradition to Kansas.

5 children killed in Youngstown house fire

The ages of the children are 9, 3 ,2, and 1-year-old twins.

House fire kills 5 children, injures mother in OH

Youngstown Fire Capt. Kurt Wright says the first floor of the house was engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Wright says three children were ages 9, 3 and 2 and the other two were 1-year-old twins.

American Airlines cancels thousands of flights due to winter storm

The airline says the storm is impacting its operation and they have a team of meteorologists closely monitoring the track of the storm.

Former Miss Kentucky allegedly sent topless photos to 15-year-old student

The boy’s parents found the photo of the teacher on his phone and reported it to authorities, police said. She had been his teacher when he was in middle school.

Three found dead in home with elevated levels of carbon monoxide

Three people were found dead in a York County home Monday morning.

Hazardous conditions on roads, bridges and sidewalks prompts CMS to close school Monday

CMS will advise families, students, staff and the community of the school schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 11, through direct phone calls, social media, the CMS website and area media outlets.

How much snow fell in your area? Here’s a county-by-county look of the Charlotte region.

Sleet, ice and downed trees are creating problems across the Charlotte area Sunday, while heavy snow and sleet have blanketed areas north of Mecklenburg County.

First Alert Day: Winter Storm Warning extended through noon Monday

Temperatures have been a huge player in this winter game. That continues to be the case. We have been between 32° and 34° all day… and we won’t likely stay far from that range all night either. The good news is that we aren’t looking at a deep freeze overnight to cause a lot of black ice.

Stolen vehicle crashes into tree, rolls over in southeast Charlotte

A stolen vehicle crashed into a tree and rolled over in southeast Charlotte Monday morning.

Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

Hundreds of young demonstrators are planning to turn out Monday on Capitol Hill to push Democrats on a package of ambitious environmental goals — including a nationwide transition to 100 percent power from renewable sources within as little as 10 years — that's collectively dubbed the Green New Deal

Bikers make Christmas special for Nazareth Child & Family Connection

Bikers may Christmas special for Nazareth Child & Family Connection

Philadelphia officer, artist honors slain Lumberton teen

Tokens of love and affection continue to pour in from around the nation in support of the Aguilar family in the aftermath of the 13-year-old’s kidnapping and murder.Philadelphia artist Jonny Castro crafted his unique tribute to the Aguilar family, writing in a post Saturday that arrangements are be

NC National Guard pulls ambulance out of snowy ditch in Morganton

According to Chesterfield Fire Rescue, the incident happened on Piney Road in Morganton.

Hickory battles slushy side roads ahead of Monday work day

Private plows across the area work late into the night, and neighbors shovel side streets.

Busy day for tow truck operators during winter storm

Snow and icy conditions blanketed the area Sunday, and tow trucks were busy over picking up cars that got into trouble on the roads.

Winter storm blast leaves 49,000+ without power in Meck County

Communities across North Carolina are seeing the effects of a winter storm that brought rain, sleet and snow to the area beginning Saturday night.