Catawba County

Fire damages two homes in Concord

Fire damages two homes in Concord.

Man wanted after armed robbery at Cubbard Express in Hickory

The robbery happened around 11:30 p.m. at the Cubbard Express on the 900 block of 16th Street NE.

Burke Co. police arrest man after 25-mile motorcycle chase

Burke County police arrest man following 25-mile motorcycle chase.

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Haylea Salamon selected as a Top 30 finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year

In addition to her academic prowess, Salamon was exceptional on the track, earning SAC Female Field Athlete of the Year honors in 2015 and 2016. She won three SAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships in the discus while placing in the top 10 in the shot put, javelin and hammer throw all four years.

Man arrested after 50 lbs of meth found in vehicle in Catawba County

Christopher Bryan Salvador Marinez was arrested and charged with two felony counts of trafficking methamphetamine. Officials say he was also wanted on separate charges in another state.

Crews respond after tree falls on house in Conover

Fire crews said they were responding to a structural collapse with a tree on a house.

Police seek suspects in Catawba County armed robberies

Surveillance video does not help in identifying who the crook or crooks were. Investigators are asking the public to look at surveillance video to see if they recognize the person's walk and mannerisms.

Gas grill caused deadly Hickory fire

The body of 63-year-old Gary Michael Martin was found on the second floor of the home, the fire marshal said.

Vaping device explodes in face, man flown to hospital in Catawba County

The vaping device exploded in a man's face, leaving serious facial injuries.

Wood chips spilled across NC 16 in Catawba County, road closed for hours

The wreck happened just before 2 p.m. at the intersection of NC 16 and NC 10 near Newton.

'Dangerous' gunman accused in deadly Catawba Co. shooting captured

The shooting happened just after 10 p.m. at a home on Curlee Road.

Skunk tests positive for rabies in Catawba County's sixth case of the year

A skunk tested positive for rabies in Catawba County on Sunday, marking the county's sixth case this year.

Ex-girlfriend of Jason Reid preparing lawsuit against county over GPS tracking device

Reid was indicted in June on two felony charges and three misdemeanors stemming from the allegations he used a GPS tracking device from the sheriff's office to keep tabs on his ex-girlfriend.

Multiple crews battle house fire in Catawba County

Conover Fire said they were assisting the St. Stephens Fire Department to control the fire in the residential area.

Former Catawba Co Sheriff captain indicted on multiple charges

Former Catawba County Sheriff's Office Captain Jason Reid has been indicted on multiple charges following a months-long investigation by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation.

Man accused of beating girlfriend for hours, keeping her 'prisoner' for days

Police say a woman went into the police department lobby around 3:40 a.m. Monday, saying she just escaped from her boyfriend, who had "kept her prisoner" and assaulted her for several days.

296 Lenoir-Rhyne University student-athletes named to the 2017-18 Athletic Director's Honor Roll

Lenoir-Rhyne also led the South Atlantic Conference with 198 student-athletes on the Commissioner's honor roll as announced last week.

Severe storms bring down trees, cause power outages in several counties

Thousands are without power after strong storms swept through the WBTV viewing area late Thursday night.

Man accused of holding girlfriend against her will, assaulting her faces several charges

A man who was wanted for allegedly holding his girlfriend against her will and repeatedly assaulting her inside a Catawba County home for several days has been arrested.

Skunk tests positive for rabies in Catawba County's fourth case of the year

Two dogs came in contact with the skunk in Maiden Thursday.

Wanted man accused of assaulting, holding girlfriend against her will in Catawba Co. home

The victim told deputies that Shook reportedly held her against her will inside a home on Viewpoint Road for three days.