Union County

  Driver injured when dump truck overturns in Indian Trail

The crash happened before 4:30 p.m. on Indian Trail Fairview Road between Faith Church Road and N. Rocky River Road.

  Crews pull car out of pond in Union County water rescue

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Man ‘viciously’ attacked by two pitbulls inside Indian Trail home

Elementary school traffic director hit by truck, suffers three broken ribs

UCPS hopes academic achievement continues at Walter Bickett Elementary School

Union County Commissioners ready to vote on resolution concerning Dist. 9 race

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Child sex assault suspect wanted in Union County

77-year-old woman killed in car crash in Union County

One killed in Union County crash

Marshville community holds parade for child battling illness

Father of 1-year-old boy killed in Florence flood waters speaks for first time

Woman, service dog injured in alleged Indian Trail dog attack

Students plan to honor Union County teacher fighting cancer

A beloved teacher with a big battle.

WBTV sits down one-on-one with Congressman Elect Mark Harris

After his opponent, Dan McCready, officially conceded on Wednesday, Mark Harris says he’s feeling rested and ready to take on his new role in congress.

  VIDEO: Vehicle collides with patrol car in crash involving 18-wheeler on Highway 601

Two Union County deputies were injured during a car crash Wednesday morning

Arrests made in Firehouse Subs robberies

Firehouse sub employee arrested in connection with store robberies.

  Charges filed against mother of 1-year-old who drowned in Florence flood waters

Arrests made after Union County police search for armed robbery suspects

Death investigation underway in Indian Trail

22 Union County co-workers win $1 million Mega Millions prize

Hamilton star returns to Union County high school to mentor students

$1.5 billion Mega-Million ticket sold in South Carolina, $1 million sold in Monroe, NC

  Body found in soybean field identified as missing Union Co. man

Melton, also known as “Snoopy,” was last seen on August 10, according to detectives, but was reported missing September 3.

Deputies trying to identify man accused of inappropriate touching at Indian Trail Walmart

Deputies from the Union County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man accused of inappropriately touching two teenage girls at the Walmart in Indian Trail.

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.

Body found behind Piedmont High School football stadium identified

Students at Piedmont High School in Union County found a man's body behind the football stadium Friday morning.

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.

  Michael gives Union Co. neighbors ‘deja vu’ weeks after Florence

Families who just finished cleaning up after Florence are now starting the process all over again after Michael.

Union Co. residents wary of more potential flooding from Michael

Sheriff’s deputies are ready with barricades like the ones used back in September. They are hoping drivers will mind those markers, after the area lost two people to flooding in the last storm.

Person killed in Union County crash

The wreck happened around 4 p.m. on the 1400 block of Landsford Road near Marshville.

Business owners “united for change” in downtown Monroe

Business owners "united for change" in downtown Monroe

Reward offered for missing Union Co. man last seen in early August

Deputies say 33-year-old Carl Dewayne Melton, who goes by “Snoopy,” was last seen on August 10 in the area of Griffith Road and NC 200. However, he wasn’t reported missing until September 3.

Flood-ridden counties urge residents to get wells tested, offer free service

Flood-ridden counties urge residents to get wells tested, offer free service

Local farmers suffer crop loss after Florence

Local farmers suffer crop loss after Florence.

Body of baby swept away in floodwaters recovered

The rescue operation began around 8:30 p.m. on the 7700 block of NC 218 East in New Salem.

Police seek assistance finding burnout driver in church parking lot

Union County police seek help identifying dangerous driver caught on film on Monday afternoon.

Local schools announce plans to resume classes this week

Charlotte-area schools prepare to resume schedules following Hurricane Florence.

Man’s body recovered in floodwaters in Union County

Union County Sheriff’s Office says the body of a man was recovered next to a car after being trapped in the area of Landsford Road and Camden Road in Marshville.

Shelters open across the Carolinas for Hurricane Florence evacuees

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.

28 roads remain closed in Union County after flooded conditions

Union County Emergency Management, issued a curfew for all of Union County from 7 p.m. on Sunday until 7 a.m. on Monday due to the severe weather conditions in the county.

Damage, flooding left behind after Florence dumps rain across WBTV viewing area

There were reports of damage, power outages and downed trees in multiple areas in and around Charlotte throughout the day.

Union County Public Schools cancels class Monday due to Florence impacts

The district made the announcement around noon Sunday, saying they assessed the county and decided to cancel class as a result of Florence, which left areas flooded, trees down and thousands without power.

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.

Animals recovered, one still missing as crates fall out on road during Wilmington to Charlotte transport

The Carolina Waterfowl Rescue says several animals are possibly still in their crates on the side of the road or have been hit and they need some people in the area to go search.

Monroe ranch welcomes Florence evacuees and their horses

They find comfort in knowing they’ve saved their horses, families, the most important things that cannot be replaced.

Mecklenburg deputy arrested, charged with driving impaired in Union County

Officials say just after midnight on Friday, The Union County Sheriff’s Office charged DeWayne Huggins with impaired driving and carrying a concealed handgun.

Deputies: 12-year-old gave two guns to other students, traded one for metallic knuckles

A 12-year-old student was found with a loaded firearm at a Union County middle school.

Stranded, neglected horse forms bond with golden retriever at NC rescue shelter

Even though Sammy was scared and in need of lots of rehab, Molly went right up and gently introduced herself to make him feel welcome.

Woman involved in police chase and crash facing several more charges

Investigators say unopened boxes of DeWalt power tools and a Milwaukee M18 fuel combo kit were inside the vehicle. They say she stole the items from at least two NC Home Depot stores.

Teen arrested for robbing 9-year-old's lemonade stand at gunpoint

According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, the teen was identified through security camera footage at a location nearby the initial robbery.

Woman crashes in police pursuit with unsecured children in car

A person police say was wanted on several warrants crashed in Union County Tuesday after being followed by a police helicopter from Charlotte.

Man found dead inside burning Union County home

The fire happened around 7 p.m. at a home on the 200 block of Gatewood Lane in Weddington.

Deputies: Teen robs 9-year-old boy's lemonade stand at gunpoint

Deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery involving a 9-year-old boy selling lemonade.

Man shot in head, seriously injured in Monroe

Upon arrival, officers found a 32-year-old man lying face down in the road with a gunshot wound to the head.

Elite Traffic Unit in Union County reaches 1,000 DWI charges

The number of DWI charges filed by the five person unit has continued to increase over the first three years.

Waxhaw neighbors report money missing from mailed cards and envelopes

Cash, gift cards, even sports tickets – all, somehow, gone from mailboxes in the Silver Creek neighborhood.

$25,000 reward being offered for info in fatal hit-and-run

Authorities say someone hit 53-year-old Jeffrey S. Masingill on Rocky River Road near Newtown Road in Monroe and took off.

Person ejected, killed in car crash in Union County

One person was killed in a car crash in Union County Monday afternoon. The crash happened in the 6400 block of Smith Town in Marshville at 2:20 p.m. Officials say the car was found in a corn maze. The female victim was ejected from the car during the crash, officials confirmed.

'Armed and dangerous' men wanted in Union County fatal shooting

Police are currently looking for 23-year-old Demaurea Leon Grant along with three more men for questioning in connection with the homicide.

  Man dies after being taken to jail in Union County

Monroe Police brought 29-year-old Dustin Kemp Medlin into the jail Sunday around 1:45 a.m. on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Body found in cornfield after crash in Union County

According to officials, the incident happened on Philadelphia Church Road.

More school choice coming to Union County Public Schools

Parents will be able to pick any school for their kids to attend as long as it is on the superintendent's list and the student population is less than 90 percent of the capacity.

Man accused of shooting son during domestic dispute in Union County

Deputies say the 38-year-old victim and his wife were in a domestic situation when the victim's father intervened.

Bicyclist dies from injuries in Union County hit-and-run

Officials said the bicyclist was airlifted to a hospital.

Police rescue kittens from drain pipe in Waxhaw

When the kittens ended up stuck in a drain pipe, officers showed up to help.

Union County teen recovering, looking for person responsible in hit-and-run

Right now, the teen says he's focused on healing and finding who hit him, but soon enough he'll be back on the road.

Residents reminded to lock car doors after string of thefts in Union County

Authorities want residents to be aware that locking car doors is important when it comes to protecting valuable items.

Union County man accused of possessing child porn

Alexander Vandertoorn, 19, is accused of having at least 120 images and videos of child pornography uploaded to a Dropbox account.

Man killed in Union County crash ID'd

The wreck happened just before 2:48 p.m. on Providence Road South near Cane Creek Road in Waxhaw.

State official: Marvin Village shutdown ‘abdication of responsibilities’ by board

In the letter sent Monday, the village was told it is in violation of a state law that requires local municipalities to pass a budget or an interim budget.

Three firefighters injured when fire truck overturns in Union County

The crash happened around 4:30 p.m. on the 2200 block of Wesley Chapel Road.

Car chase ends with arrests of men accused of phone store armed robbery

According to the Union County Sheriff's Office, William Lester McVay III, 23 and Keonte Raysor, 22 of Charlotte will face multiple charges in the incident.

Four teens facing charges following police chase through Union, Mecklenburg counties

Four teens are in custody in connection with an armed robbery that led into a police chase through Union and Mecklenburg counties Wednesday.

Four in custody following police chase through Union, Mecklenburg counties

Two men are in custody after leading officers on a chase in Union County Wednesday afternoon.

Superstreet intersections popping up along US-74

'Superstreets' are a type of intersection where side street traffic is redirected from going straight through or left at a divided highway intersection.

Car crashes into home in Union County

According to the Union County Highway Patrol, the incident happened around 7:30 a.m. at a home on Highway 601 near Lawyers Road.

Detectives seize gun, stolen motorcycle, $500,000 from Union Co. home

Officials located and seized a suitcase containing more than $500,000, a 9 mm handgun, suppressor and a stolen motorcycle.

No worship zone? Trump vows help for churches like this one suing North Carolina city

Even the Bible Belt is a tough climate for some churches, says a lawyer for a small Baptist congregation in North Carolina.

Crash shuts down Union County road

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, a crash closed Morgan Mill Road in both directions near Baucom Deese Road in Monroe. The wreck happened around 8 a.m.