Robbery suspect shot by police at Family Dollar in west Charlotte

Police have not made many details available, but confirmed that the robbery suspect was shot and that the officer involved was not injured.

  Steve Carell, ‘Office’ creator to reunite for Netflix series ‘Space Force’

Sears staves off liquidation; stores to stay open, reports say

809 Foundation to carry on Detective Mike Doty legacy

Concord’s dormant Philip Morris plant to be demolished

Father of autistic 7-year-old allegedly assaulted by school bus driver says driver should be fired

Trump feels shutdown pressure from economists, Nancy Pelosi

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Alexa to speak more naturally with new technology

Body of missing 85-year-old Chesterfield County man found

Teen charged in baseball bat beating, robbery in south Charlotte

Today is National Nothing Day

3 children left alone escape house fire in Gastonia

One Year Later: Remembering Detective Mike Doty

Bank of America posts record profit with totals not seen since before the recession

Bank of America said it made its highest annual profit in more than a decade.

School lunches shrink as one NC school district feels heat from government shutdown

The district announced that lunch menus “have been revised to a minimum level to conserve food and funding” starting Jan. 21.

Long list of crimes result in Rowan County’s man conviction as habitual felon

Long list of crimes result in Rowan County’s man conviction as habitual felon

Driver escapes seconds before train crashes into car

The driver, 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara, was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing. She was apparently disoriented and had trouble getting out of the car as the train approached.

  Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

Livingstone business professor honored for leadership and research at Las Vegas conference

Attorney general nominee Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

Manufacturing jobs ‘practically limitless’ in Rowan and Cabarrus?

After a young man, 23, died in a car accident, his kidney donation saved his father’s life

Woman fights ticket for honking at officer

  Thousands of gallons of brine used to prepare for winter weather in the foothills

Burke County prepares for winter weather, hope for ice to be limited in storm.

$150M construction project in popular Charlotte neighborhood delayed

Gold Line street car construction in Plaza Midwood neighborhood delayed due to contractor error.

FDA recalls several brands of dry dog food following toxicity reports

The FDA has recalled several brands of dry dog food, and is alerting dog owners and veterinary professionals alike.

Four high school students chased by homeowner during Mint Hill break-in

Investigators say it is unclear whether the alleged burglars left school to commit the crime or if they never went to school, but said it appears they were not armed at any time.

SC lawmakers introduce medical marijuana bill to the Statehouse Tuesday

Lawmakers will meet to discuss medical marijuana in the Palmetto State on Tuesday.

Skeletal remains found near Lake Norman in Iredell County

The remains were found in a wooded area off Bridgewater Lane, which is off of Williamson Road between Lake Norman and I-77.

  Local man with traumatic brain injury disappears at NC beach

Paul Milton Simms, 23, went missing while visiting Sunset Beach, NC, with family. Officials say he could possibly be trying to make his way back to Hiddenite in Alexander County, or he could be heading to Oak Island, NC, or Myrtle Beach, SC.

Gaston County Police searching for duo who attacked teen driver

A 19-year-old was followed to his home and attacked by two strangers in Gaston County. He thinks it’s because of his race, but after a second teen was targeted, police say there may be something else behind the attacks.

WBTV Investigates questions why credit freeze didn’t help ID theft victim

WBTV Investigates questions why credit freeze didn’t help ID theft victim.

Charlotte neighborhood has gone since before Christmas without trash pickup

Some in the neighborhood pay quarterly for pickup, but it has been more than three weeks since the company has come by.

NC Superintendent wants to remove standardized testing from schools across state

“We are testing students too much," says North Carolina Superintendent, Mark Johnson.

CMPD tracking how often officers pull their firearms

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police (CMPD) say the public only hears when officers shoot someone. The department wants to know how often officers remove their firearms or point their weapons at someone.

Charlotte doctors prepare for peak flu season, send help to GA

The doctors expect flu cases to peak in two to three weeks, and will get more resources for their virtual visits then, to handle the influx.

Trump’s AG nominee Barr backs Mueller probe, supports border ‘barrier’

Nominee William Barr is expected to be confirmed, unless there is a major surprise during the hearing. It would be his second stint as attorney general.

Clemson Tigers greeted with fast food feast during White House visit Monday

The Clemson Tigers continue their National Championship celebration today with a visit to the white house.

Fight at NC mall ends with man punching an 11-year-old girl in the face, video shows

Video of the altercation has been viewed thousands of times on YouTube, drawing outrage against the man and some criticism of a group of teens who appeared early on to be taunting him.

Salisbury City Council apologizes for past racial injustice, discrimination

‘Resolution on Reconciliation’ could be taken up by Salisbury City Council

Shutdown standoff: Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump's demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen, including those in districts where Trump is popular.

Mass overdose possibly fueled by fentanyl kills 1, sickens about a dozen

Having so many lives on the line strained city resources, officials said. It was like nothing they'd ever experienced.

Neighbor spotted burglars breaking into car in southeast Charlotte

Two people were charged after being accused of breaking into a car in southeast Charlotte early Tuesday morning.

Facility where vegetative woman gave birth launches internal review

Hacienda Healthcare picked a former prosecutor to lead the review into the incident. The facility is also being investigated by the state regulatory and law enforcement agencies.

Rowan Co. deputies searching for man accused of identity theft

A man is accused of compromising a victim’s credit card, driver’s license and personal information to open up numerous accounts and purchase items.

  Democrats consider subpoena for interpreter of Trump-Putin meeting

The official said Trump even confiscated his interpreter’s notes after talks with Putin in Germany in 2017 and reportedly told the interpreter to keep quiet about what was said in the room.

Judge orders Trump administration to remove citizenship question from 2020 census

The administration is expected to quickly file an appeal.

3 deputies shot while serving warrant in TX

The deputies were serving the warrant at about 9:30 p.m. Monday when a suspect inside opened fire. All three deputies were listed in fair condition.

Netflix to raise prices on all its subscription plans

Its most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11. That option offers high-definition streaming on up to two different internet-connected devices simultaneously. Even at the higher price, that plan is still a few dollars cheaper than HBO, whose streaming service charges $15

Scam calls being made, caller claims to be with Salisbury Fire Department

Scam calls being made, caller claims to be with Salisbury Fire Department

Three companies to invest more than $70 million for affordable housing in Charlotte area

Ally Financial, Bank of America and Barings announced Tuesday that they would invest a combined $70.75 million to help with affordable housing in the Charlotte area.

Police: Teacher reported seeing school bus driver strike student

Police: Teacher reported seeing school bus driver strike student

‘Is this the best a man can get?’: New Gillette ad challenges men to ‘be better’

Company officials say they have no plans to pull the ad in the face of some negative reaction.

“A 10 isn’t enough”: UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi stuns judges with perfect floor routine

With a huge smile on her face, 21-year-old Ohashi wowed judges with a flurry of flips and dance moves in her routine at the Collegiate Challenge in Anaheim, California. The UCLA senior, who was an internet sensation last year for her Jackson-inspired performance, danced this time to the King of Pop’

What you might not know about the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ on its 10th anniversary

On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 took off from LaGuardia Airport with 150 passengers and five crew members on board.

Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at age 97

Known for her smile and raspy voice, actress Carol Channing spent most of her career on stage in such musicals as "Hello, Dolly!" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."

Registration now open for Jiggy with the Piggy in Kannapolis

Registration now open for Jiggy with the Piggy in Kannapolis

Authorities: 3 in custody after NC trooper shot in Wilson County

Authorities said that three people are in custody after a North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper was shot on Monday.

SC bill would prohibit sex offenders from working, volunteering around kids

Right now, registered sex offenders are allowed to work and volunteer around kids, but a South Carolina bill introduced last week in the State House of Representatives could change that.

New e-scooter regulations approved in Charlotte

E-scooter regulations pass in Charlotte.

Kings Mountain father says he paid thousands for service dog, never received dog or refund

A Kings Mountain father claims he paid thousands of dollars for service dog and never received the dog or a refund of his money.

  Missing 23-year-old Lincoln County man has been located

Trevor Alan Drennen, 23 of Arden Drive in Lincolnton, was reported missing Monday.

NC State Highway Patrol trooper shot in Wilson County, officials say

The trooper's white cruiser, which was still at the scene as of 7 p.m., appeared to have 12 bullet holes in the windshield and major front-end damage.

Charleston Co. Republican Party passes resolution to support medical marijuana

Doctors in South Carolina may soon be able to write a prescription for medical marijuana.On Tuesday, the Compassionate Care Act will be introduced in the State House.

Charlotte Hornets add perks to make for a more inclusive arena ahead of All-Star Game

Ahead of the NBA All-Star Game next month, the Charlotte Hornets have added two in-arena amenities that they say will help cater to fans who are breastfeeding and fans who have sensory sensitivities.

Long-time K-9 deputy injured in York County shooting returns to work

The York County Sheriff’s Office tweeted Sgt. Randy Clinton’s return to the force with a picture of him reuniting with his trusty K-9, Gabby.

Licensed clinicians to respond with CMPD on calls involving people in crisis

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police will have some help when they respond to calls involving people with mental illness or substance abuse.

‘Vision Zero’ plan proposes speeding cameras in Charlotte, looks to end traffic deaths by 2030

We are two weeks into 2019 and Charlotte has already seen three pedestrian traffic deaths, according to CMPD.

NC issues February SNAP benefits early due to government shutdown

The shutdown has not slowed down all government benefits. Anyone who is expecting to get food through assistance programs can rest assure that you will be covered for the month of February.

Charlotte woman says portable shower will provide dignity, opportunity for homeless neighbors

For one Charlotte woman, an idea to help people who are homeless is turning into big change.

Investigators: Massive fire at old factory in Lenoir was sparked by torch

The fire happened at the old Broyhill occasional plant, which has been closed for many years.

McCready, NCSBE ask for judge to deny Harris’ petition in NC09 case

Democrat Dan McCready and the North Carolina State Board of Elections both want a judge to deny Republican Mark Harris' petition to certify the 9th Congressional District race and declare him the winner.

UNC Chancellor Folt to step down, approves removal of ‘Silent Sam’ base

She will step down following graduation at the end of the academic year.

Catawba College to Host community reading of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing”

Catawba College to Host community reading of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing”

Woodleaf BP robbed by man with shotgun

Woodleaf BP robbed by man with shotgun

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church becomes Wealth Building Center for community

Pastors and community leaders gathered Monday at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church to come up with a plan to promote financial literacy with neighbors and parishioners.

Deputies: Man shoots roommate in hand during argument over loud music

Detectives arrived at the scene and learned that the two men had gotten into an argument because one of the roommates was playing his music too loudly.

Man shot in southeast Charlotte store dies at hospital

The shooting happened just before 11 a.m. on the 3100 block of N. Sharon Amity Road, near the intersection with Albemarle Road.

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper charged, has bail set at $5 million

Investigators say Jake Patterson went to great lengths to conceal any evidence from police, including disengaging the dome light of his car and shaving his head.

Sergeant lets boy sit in patrol car, gives him new teddy bear

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office posted the moment on Facebook Monday afternoon.

Parents charged with manslaughter after 3-year-old girl with 17-pound tumor dies

Henry Clarence Lilly III, 49, and Bonnie Beth Mills-Lilly, 42, were arrested and charged Jan. 10 with first degree-manslaughter.