Iredell County

  VIDEO: NC man records gibbon on the loose in Zootastic Park

The video shows several staff members trying to wrangle the slippery primate in several locations as guests looked on.

Crews work for hours to control garage fire in Iredell County

  Suspect in custody following Alexander County double murder

  Injuries reported, highway closed after propane truck overturns in Mooresville

  Break-in reported, guns stolen from Mooresville shooting range

Sheriff: Burglar caught inside beauty salon years after conviction for robbing one

Child pornography images, videos uploaded to Dropbox lead to man’s arrest

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Man wanted in Iredell County shooting arrested in Virginia

  81-year-old man killed in two-car crash in Iredell County

Man charged with murder 3+ years after shooting at Statesville house party

Man accused of attempting to run over wife with car

Two charged with breaking into Iredell County church

Iredell County woman accused of raping child

Pair arrested on meth charges after routine traffic stop in Iredell Co.

A routine traffic stop on the Wilkesboro Highway at Isaac Rd. led to two men being taken into custody for various charges involving methamphetamine.

Woman killed, two others injured in Iredell County crash

The two-vehicle wreck happened around 8:30 a.m. on Jennings Road near Olin Road in Olin.

  Sleet stacks up in northern Iredell County, causes two-hour delay for schools

Sleet stacks up in northern Iredell County, causes two-hour delay for schools

Man arrested on child rape charges

A report was filed in October alleging that Jacinto sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl. Detectives were told that Jacinto may be traveling to Mexico. He was arrested Thursday by border security agents while attempting to cross back into the U.S. from Mexico, deputies say.

Iredell Sheriff puts new dog to work

Statesville man charged with statutory rape

Body of missing, wanted man found in wooded area in Iredell County

  Church ‘total loss’ after massive fire engulfs building

Teen grazed with bullet on back of the head, police investigating

  Four arrested following overnight Mooresville home invasion, shooting

  Deputies: Man tracked after stealing Firestick, using it to watch Netflix on victim’s account

Officials say 19-year-old Jakob Treston Parsons broke into a person’s home on Ashbrook Road in November and took an Amazon Firestick and two guns.

  Spike in flu cases forces visitor restrictions at Iredell hospital

Iredell Memorial Hospital says more than 50 influenza cases have been reported at the hospital in the past six days. Children 17 and under are asked to only visit the hospital if they are receiving medical attention.

Statesville robbery suspect arrested in Texas

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred in Statesville on Wednesday evening in which an individual robbed a local business of cash and goods.

  Motorcyclist killed after crashing into boat trailer near Statesville

According to North Carolina Highway Patrol, the accident happened northwest of Statesville on Old Mountain Road near Alpine Circle and Street Rod Loop.

  Local agencies raid illegal strip club in Iredell County

Law enforcement officers seized spirituous liquor, malt beverages and marijuana. Multiple weapons were present in the club.

Man convicted in 2016 fatal hit and run in Statesville

On July 4, 2016, police responded to a hit and run near the intersection of West Garner Bagnal Boulevard and Buffalo Shoals Road that resulted in the victim's death.

2 arrested after man reportedly shoots mother’s boyfriend in Statesville

Police say two men were arrested Friday after one of the men shot his mother’s boyfriend in Statesville.

Man reported missing by family, wanted by Iredell Co. Sheriff’s Office

Benny Dean Randolph II, 29, was reported missing on Jan. 18 by his sister. The sister told officials she had last seen Randolph two days earlier near the woods behind their home on Twisted Oak Lane in Statesville.

Son, caretaker accused of assaulting mother at Iredell Co. home

An elderly woman says her son and caretaker assaulted her in the home where they both live together.

Statesville man who disappeared July 2018, still missing in 2019

Statesville Police say it’s been six months since 53-year-old Marty Teague went missing from his Simonton Road residence. Teague was last seen around noon on July 24, 2018.

  NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski unveils new ‘revolutionary’ manufacturing operation

NASCAR’s Brad Keselowski unveils new ‘revolutionary’ manufacturing operation

  ‘Living miracles’: Formerly conjoined NC twins making significant strides after life-threatening surgery

"You never know - the impossible might be possible. My girls are living proof of that. They are living miracles.”

Inmate charged after detention officers suffer leg fracture, thumb injury in altercation

During the altercation two detention officers were injured. One suffered a fractured bone in his leg and the other suffered a thumb injury.

  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.

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.

Man accused of shooting neighbor’s dogs, killing one in Iredell Co.

Fred Thomas Wright was arrested and charged with two counts of felony cruelty to animals. He was released from the Iredell County Detention Center on a written promise to appear in court.

  Jeep strikes, kills woman walking on road in Iredell County

According to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the incident happened on NC 150 in Iredell County around 6:20 a.m. Sunday.

  Lowe’s announces a major restructuring that involves adding and slashing jobs

In a statement, Lowe’s said it is discontinuing its project specialist interiors program, which employs workers responsible for overseeing every phase of complex home projects such as kitchen remodels.

Statesville Police arrest man for armed robbery charges

Police have arrested a man and charged him in connection with multiple robberies that occurred around Statesville on Dec. 28 and on Jan. 1.

  Gas leak closes highway in Mooresville

According to the Mooresville Fire Department, Medical Park Road and Charlotte Highway (Highway 21) were shut down because of the gas leak.

  Former Iredell-Statesville teacher arrested, violates probation of sexual assault case

The boy was not her student, but recently detectives discovered she allegedly tried to reach out to the 15-year-old victim again, this time by email, which violated her probation.

Man charged with communicating threats of mass violence at a middle school

A man called and spoke with school staff at West Iredell Middle School about an incident he perceived as bullying.

Iredell police investigating residential break-ins

Detectives with the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in identifying two individuals wanted for breaking into a pair of homes on Wednesday, Dec. 12.

  New updates announced for I-77 Express project

I-77 Mobility Partners, the group responsible for completing the 26-mile I-77 corridor from I-277 in Charlotte to Exit 36 in Mooresville, has released updates involving the scheduled opening of the roadway.

New data released, investigation continues into high rate of thyroid cancer in Iredell County

New data from the North Carolina Central Cancer Registry (NCCCR) confirms there is a higher rate of thyroid cancer diagnoses in the southwestern and southeastern parts of Iredell County compared to the state overall during the 2015-2016 time period.

  Lake Norman High School using bottled water after tests show elevated level of contaminant in water

Lake Norman using bottled water after tests show elevated level of contaminant in water

  Lots of melting snow and heavy rain raise flooding threat in Iredell County

Lots of melting snow and heavy rain raise flooding threat in Iredell County

  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.

Contract awarded for next phase of I-40/I-77 improvements in Iredell Co.

A $260.3 million dollar contract has been issued to a Cheshire, CT. construction company to begin a new phase in improvements for the I-40/I-77 interchange.

  Deputy-involved shooting suspect: ‘I should have just shot her’

A deputy knocked on the door, and officials say a person inside the home answered the door with a gun pointed at the deputy.

  10+ bullet holes visible in U-Haul truck after officer-involved shooting in Iredell County

Police are investigating a shooting between a Mooresville Police officer and suspect early Monday morning.

Crews control large building fire in Iredell County

Firefighters said they worked to establish a water supply and shuttle tankers until the fire was under control around 4:30 a.m.

’Where inspiration was born and football lives’ local youth football team gets invitation from Pro Football Hall of Fame

A director came to watch the teams play their last regular season game before playoffs and presented three of the PowerHouse teams with a personal invitation to the Pro Football Hall of Fame World Youth Football Championship.

Bomb squad called to check suspicious item at Mooresville hotel

Officials say the suspicious item was found at a Hampton Inn in Mooresville.

  Statesville daycare worker accused of assaulting baby with special needs

The incident happened at Future Generations Daycare on Buffalo Shoals Road in Statesville.

NCSHP investigates fatal crash in Iredell Co.

A man was killed in a car crash Friday morning in Iredell County.

One killed in Mooresville crash

The crash happened around 7 a.m. on Cornelius Road, between Interstate 77 and Highway 21. Mooresville police say at least one person was killed in the single-vehicle accident.

  Silver Alert issued for missing teen in Iredell County

Sydney Elizabeth Morrison, 15, was last seen on the 170 block of Wood Acre Drive in Mooresville. A Silver Alert was issued for her Monday afternoon.

Missing Iredell County sex offender found in Texas

A Silver Alert has been issued for a Statesville man who was last seen at Aurora Assisted Living in Statesville, NC.

Fatal motorcycle crash in Iredell County

Law enforcement has confirmed that a motorcycle accident took place in Iredell County this afternoon.

  Triathlete plans fundraising Ironman race at Lake Norman, after storm cancels Wilmington and Panama City events

Triathlete plans fundraising Ironman race at Lake Norman, after storm cancels Wilmington and Panama City events

  More than 900k power outages restored in the Carolinas

In addition to having no lights or a way to cook, many students in the Charlotte area were out of class due to Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools being out of power.

Investigators charge Statesville man with over 50 sex offense counts

Investigators got warrants on 52-year-old Clinton Wayne Weber for over 50 sex offense charges Thursday night.

  Iredell man killed in freak accident identified, family thanks community for support

Brian, a veteran and former law enforcement officer, had a passion for public safety. He was a frequent contributor to Iredell Firewire – a home grown social media source filled with local reports across the county.

  500k lost power as TS Storm Michael moved through the Carolinas

Most of the damage done to power lines was due to downed trees, which officials say all came on very quickly after Tropical Storm Michael’s winds whipped through our area.

  More than 35,000 homes without power in aftermath of TS Michael

Tropical Storm Michael brought heavy rain and winds to much of North Carolina Thursday, leaving a number of downed trees and powerlines across Charlotte and the surrounding region.

  One killed when tree falls on car in Iredell Co. as Michael moves through

One person was killed when a tree fell onto a vehicle in Statesville as Tropical Storm Michael moved through our area Thursday.

Tree worker killed in Iredell County

Iredell County Communications says the deadly incident happened in the 100 block of Creekside Drive in Statesville.

Fatal accident overnight in Iredell County

Multiple fatalities in Iredell County accident

Man arrested after police chase ends with crash in downtown Statesville

Man arrested in Statesville after police chase.

  Teen fashion designer selected to debut his collection during Fashion Week

The 16-year-old Mooresville teen has been drawing and painting since he was old enough to hold a paintbrush.

Jet skis collide on Lake Norman, injuries reported

According to North Carolina Wildlife, the call came in between 4:30 and 5 p.m about an incident on Lake Norman near Windemere Isle Road in Statesville.

  Here’s how much it will cost to use the I-77 toll lanes when they open this year

I-77 Mobility Partners revealed prices for the tolls earlier this month, when the private company was required to hold a public hearing on the tolls. Although I-77 Mobility Partners collected public feedback, it’s not required to adjust rates in response.

  Iredell man arrested for firearm, theft charges

Iredell County man arrested for firearm, theft charges.

Vehicle goes into Catawba River

Iredell 911 says a truck driver was traveling on Interstate 40 near the Catawba/Iredell County line when they noticed a vehicle sticking out of the river.

  Counties across WBTV-viewing area declare State of Emergency

The hurricane is expected to bring heavy rainfall and winds in the Carolinas over the weekend and into next week.

Iredell County declares State of Emergency ahead of Florence

The declaration makes the county eligible for federal funding to deal with any damage brought about by Hurricane Florence.

  Thousands of NC linemen await deployment for Hurricane Florence

Once the storm passes, they will be moving that power is out and that their expertise is needed to get the lights back on, working in very difficult conditions.