There are several shelters opening up across much of the Carolinas and the WBTV-viewing area as hundreds of thousands of people evacuate the North Carolina and South Carolina coast ahead of Hurricane Florence.
In May, the officer was seriously injured when his own father, Roger Self, drove a vehicle into the restaurant where the Self family had been dining. Josh’s sister, Kate Self and wife, Amanda Self, were killed in the incident.
As representatives for CATS were at the drawing board working to find new light rail routes to expand, city leaders in Belmont say they reached out to CATS because they wanted to be part of the system's growth.
The parents say they were contacted in April by police, who were investigating reports that their daughter had been assaulted by her special needs teacher at Kiser Elementary School in Stanley, NC, on at least two occasions.
Gastonia Police Department is searching for a man responsible for waving a firearm at hospital security Monday morning. According to officials, they received a call around 9:30 a.m. that the person waved the firearm at Caromont Medical Center security and drove off.
The lawsuit, which is seeking damages in "an amount to exceed $25,000," alleges that not only did William McCullen kill Jordyn, but that the murder was caused in part by negligence on the part of the girl's mother, Jaylene Dumont.
McCullen is accused of beating and killing 3-year-old Jordyn Dumont, the daughter of his live-in girlfriend. Dumont's body was found buried in a wooded area not too far from the couple's Gaston County home.
Officials in Gaston County are asking for help searching for a man accused of robbing a Walgreens Pharmacy Friday. According to the Gastonia Police Department's Facebook page, a man walked into the store located in the 2500 block of E. Franklin Boulevard around 6:43 p.m.
A train hit and killed a man in Gaston County Saturday night. The incident happened on Mayflower Avenue in Cramerton around 10:15 p.m. Officials say the railroad company called 911. The victim's name has not been released.