Crime Stoppers: Police looking for group of thieves that stole ATM from store

  Neighbor offers helping hand after boy injured in NC lawnmower accident

  New NC bill would update sexual assault laws prompted by Charlotte woman’s experience

  No injuries reported after massive fire breaks out on Lake Wylie

  Expect ‘more visible’ presence for Meck Sheriff’s Office after Cornelius speed stops

World Meteorological Organization retires storm names Florence and Michael

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Person shot, injured while working on crane tower in Lincoln County

Kannapolis Jazz Series announced

  Man arrested for shooting 16-year-old near south Charlotte apartment complex

Man charged with assaulting girlfriend’s 7-year-old son

  Reporter Notebook: Tensions run high around ‘Fame’ statue

  First responders open up about need for more diversity in the workplace

  Historian explains significance of Brooklyn Village amid multi-million reconstruction plan

There’s been some back and forth when it comes to the Brooklyn Village project in Uptown Charlotte. BK Partners, who is the developer, wants to give Second Ward a face lift, but there are many here in our community who would rather preserve the area because there is so much history tied to the land.

CMPD catches suspect breaking into vehicles in south Charlotte

A pair of vehicular breaking-and-entering cases resulted in an arrest early Wednesday after police found a suspect crouched down in the seat of one of the cars.

Drugs found, men arrested with stolen car possibly connected to thefts from a dozen cars in Charlotte

According to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, detectives charged 24-year-old Cameron Torrence and 19-year-old Javiere Green for their involvement in the crimes.

  Man arrested six years after deadly Caldwell County crash

A man responsible for killing another driver in a 2013 wreck in Caldwell County has been arrested after six years of authorities searching to find him.

  CMPD talking about the opioid epidemic during Bridging the Difference conversation

Man who stabbed, killed cousin sentenced to 6-9 years in prison

Lawsuit filed against former Town of Landis leaders accused of stealing more than $25,000 from payroll account

  Financial assistance for Atrium patient stripped without notice

  La. woman facing murder charge after admitting to giving her toddler drugs daily for several months

Car slams into bus with 40 middle schoolers on board at railroad crossing

High school evacuated due to bomb threat in Cabarrus County

According to authorities, Hickory Ridge High School, in Harrisburg, was evacuated Wednesday afternoon because of the bomb threat.

  Former Rep. Rodney Moore, indicted in campaign finance probe, turns self in to police

Former State Representative Rodney Moore was indicted by a Mecklenburg County grand Jury Monday on nine felony charges related to the filing of false campaign finance disclosure reports.

  Carolina Panthers move could impact local housing market in SC

Local leaders in South Carolina have said the potential move of the Carolina Panthers’ team operations to the Palmetto State could transform the region. Local real estate agents say residents in York and Lancaster counties might feel the impact too.

  Rocky River Elementary earns Leader in Me Lighthouse Status, World-Class title

The Leader In Me program isn’t just teaching leadership skills at Rocky River Elementary school—it’s about life skills too.

  Suspect flees scene after shooting man following argument in east Charlotte

An argument at an apartment complex off of W.T. Harris Boulevard resulted in a shooting that left one man injured and the shooter on-the-loose after fleeing the scene on foot.

Wilmington bulldog named Cadbury’s newest bunny

Wilmington’s own Henri the English bulldog has been named the new Cadbury bunny.

  'Bill & Ted 3′ is a real thing! Excellent!

Bill S. Preston, Esq. (Alex Winters) and Ted “Theodore” Logan (Keanu Reeves) will be making another totally radical movie called “Bill & Ted Face the Music.” It’s slated for release in 2020.

NC middle schooler saves teacher from choking

Zoe McLain said she was in class at West Edgecombe Middle School last Wednesday when it happened. While her classmates ran to get help, she said she knew just what to do.

Which NC city ranked highest among the 100 ‘fattest’ places in US? It wasn’t Raleigh

A just-released list of the 100 “Fattest Cities in America” is not kind to the Carolinas, unless you live in Raleigh.

NC man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teen girl during sleepover

A Carolina Beach man is headed to prison after he admitted to sexually assaulting a teenage girl during a sleepover with his daughter in 2017.

Man arrested in Lenoir after police find multiple different narcotics in vehicle

Lenoir Police found drugs worth in excess of $5,400 in the vehicle of a man driving just outside of Downtown.

911 call released in attempted carjacking that turned deadly

It started early Saturday morning. Police say the carjacking victim called 911. Sources say that man also told other people in the parking lot what had happened to him.

  Local activist teaches children about homelessness with new book

More than a decade ago Kathy Izard quit her job in Charlotte to devote her time to helping the homeless. Now she’s taking a new approach to solving the problem, by getting the next generation involved.

  Person seriously injured after armored truck crashes into Charlotte river

An armored truck crashed into a creek in north Charlotte Wednesday morning seriously injuring one person.

  Mom throws kids from third story of building to save them from fire

Trapped inside on the burning third story was O'Sheana Harrison and her kids, all under the age of 3. Four Des Moines officers are being hailed as heroes for their efforts to save the family.

Body of accused killer’s first wife could be exhumed

Elizabeth Bess Keel died at the same Nash County home where Lynn lived with Diana. Elizabeth Keel died on Jan. 1, 2006. CBS 17 was told she slipped on the outside steps of her home. Investigators said she hit her head and died. She was only 42-years-old.

  Wednesday is the last supermoon of 2019, and actually it’s a super worm moon

It's the vernal equinox, a super worm moon - so much happening in the night skies on Wednesday.

After 7 years, family reunited with dog thought dead

A South Carolina family has been reunited with a dog they long thought was dead

Legislators disagree on the need to change NC’s voter ID law to help college students vote

Only five of 17 UNC system schools had their student IDs approved for voting

Dairy Queen offering free ice cream cone to celebrate first day of spring

Dairy Queen is offering customers one free small vanilla soft-serve cone on Wednesday to celebrate the first official day of spring.

House fire in Salisbury displaces five

Five people were displaced after fire damaged a home in Salisbury on Wednesday morning.

Person injured during stabbing in north Charlotte

Officials have not said what events led up to the stabbing or if a suspect is in custody.

  Confederate monument in Salisbury defaced for second time in 7 months

The Confederate monument in downtown Salisbury has been splashed with white paint for the second time in the last seven months.

  West Virginia man found guilty in infant’s rape, murder; jury recommends no mercy

It took the jury two hours to find the man guilty of multiple charges in the 2016 death of a 10-month-old girl.

  New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

The first funerals came five days after a white supremacist methodically gunned down 50 worshippers at two mosques — a massacre that he broadcast live on Facebook.

  Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets

The deal helps Disney further control TV shows and movies from start to finish - from creating the programs to distributing them though television channels, movie theaters and streaming services.

  Neighbors react to deadly shooting at northeast Charlotte apartment complex

Police have officially identified the man who died after a shooting at a northeast Charlotte apartment complex Monday night.

  Lincoln County 8-year-old suffers severe injuries after falling from mower

An 8-year-old boy has been airlifted to a Charlotte hospital after falling from a mower that was being ridden by his mother.

  FDA approves first postpartum depression drug for mothers

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday that it has approved the first-ever postpartum depression drug for mothers.

  Lawmakers moving quickly to lure Panthers to South Carolina

South Carolina lawmakers are working quickly to pass legislation that would incentivize professional sports teams to set up shop in the Palmetto State.

Firefighters battle blaze at east Charlotte residence

Charlotte Fire worked to put out a blaze on Tuesday afternoon that damaged a home near the Plaza Midwood community.

  Mom, two children treated after flames engulf SC home

Everyone inside the home was able to escape before the fire department arrived on the scene.

  PORTAL building on UNC Charlotte campus provides space, growth for local and international businesses

“The building itself really serves as the front door for the university and our business partners here," says interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development at UNC Charlotte, Rick Tankersley.

  Man accused of placing hidden camera in tanning bed room at Planet Fitness

The woman who filed the report, Holly Morrow, says she noticed a small device with a blinking blue light on the wall and a camera lens as she was entering the tanning bed at the gym.

  NC DOT: “Don’t take photos on railroad tracks”

State transportation officials have a public service announcement (PSA) for people, especially students, who like to take photos on rail tracks. The message: don’t do it.

  Ski season winding down, long time instructor honored

It was bound to happen sooner or later and this year, insofar as the ski industry, later is the key word.

Robert Pittenger retracts criticism of Dan Bishop after Bishop threatens to sue

Former U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger retracted emailed comments about fellow Republican Dan Bishop — and acknowledged the comments were false — Tuesday night after Bishop threatened to sue.

  Suspects detained after high-speed chase weaves in and out of northeast Charlotte traffic for miles

A high speed chase that began in east Charlotte on Tuesday afternoon continued on for miles as the suspects weaved around traffic around the city before ultimately being detained off The Plaza.

Muslim holiday approved as Wake County school leaders OK 2020-21 school calendars

Another day scheduled for a teacher workday in 2020 is Tuesday, November 3, which is the date of the Presidential election. Some lawmakers want general elections to become federal holidays.

  VIDEO: SC teen thought to never talk again speaks for first time in nearly 2 years

Doctors didn’t think he’d live... and if he did by some chance survive, they didn’t think he’d ever walk or speak again. Now 21 months later, not only is Jackson walking on his own - he sounded out his first words since the 2017 crash.

  AL legislator wants drug testing for SNAP recipients

A state representative from Jackson County wants to deny food stamps or SNAP benefits to anyone who fails a drug test.

Driver killed after car strikes Kannapolis fire truck, injuring four firefighters

A car collided with a Kannapolis Fire Department engine on Tuesday afternoon, damaging both vehicles and leaving passengers in need of treatment at a local hospital.

  ‘It’s about privilege’: Meck sheriff writing tickets in a wealthy area causes backlash

Residents in Cornelius were surprised last month on a Sunday afternoon to see a dozen Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office deputies writing tickets on Jetton Road.

  Homicide investigation opened after man dies in shooting at apartments in University City

An altercation between two individuals turned violent on Monday night in front of a popular apartment complex near UNC-Charlotte.

Felony case dropped by Chesterfield amid white nationalist investigation

The officer has been accused of being involved with Identity Evropa, which has been designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Concord names new Solid Waste Director

Robin Barham will be the City of Concord’s next Solid Waste Director, effective May 1. Her new role builds on 12 years as Concord’s Budget and Performance Manager. She succeeds recently retired Solid Waste Director Brian Moore.

School bus carrying 40 SC students catches fire during field trip; no one injured

A school bus carrying over 40 children and chaperones caught fire during a field trip this afternoon, according to officials with Richland School District Two.

Patriots owner Robert Kraft offered a plea deal in prostitution case - with a catch

Prosecutors offered Kraft, along with others a plea deal, but they must concede they would've been found guilty.

Mother accused of allowing man to sexually assault 5-year-old for $400

Authorities arrested a 36-year-old Texas woman who has been accused of permitting a 62-year-old man to sexually assault her 5-year-old daughter for $400.

Man says he saw cougar deemed ‘extinct’ in NC - and others say they’ve seen it, too

Instead of being mocked, the post was met with comment after comment from people who say they’ve also seen what they believed is a cougar in the region.

Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal, AP source says

If the terms of the contract are finalized as it stands, it would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history

  NC Special Olympic athletes collecting hardware at 2019 World Games

25-year-old Bryan Henry, who swims year-round with the Raleigh Area Masters, has already won gold medals in the 100m butterfly and 200m individual medley.

  Police activity forces school lockdown in northwest Charlotte

Thomasboro Academy was put on lockdown before noon, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools confirms.

  Man accused of forcing boy into woods, touching him inappropriately

A 12-year-old told police he escaped after he was approached by 22-year-old Animir Roberts on a trail off Tuckaseegee Road, forced into the woods and inappropriately touched.

  ‘Toy Story 4’ full trailer is out and teaching us about friendship all over again

Get your tissues, even the trailer is tugging on our heart strings.

Break-ins reported at restaurants, businesses in Charlotte, Concord, Kannapolis and Salisbury

Police in Salisbury, Charlotte, Concord, and Kannapolis are investigating a string of break-ins that they believe might be related.

  Death investigation underway in east Charlotte

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say they were called to assist Medic at an area on Albemarle Road near Nathaneal Greene Lane, where one person was pronounced dead.

Weapons charges for twin brothers accused of breaking into church

More charges have been filed against twin brothers accused of breaking into a Rowan County church in October.