A messy, raw cold front of rain, snow and sleet moved across the WBTV viewing area Friday morning, leading North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to declare a State of Emergency by Friday afternoon.More >> A messy, raw cold front of rain, snow and sleet moved across the WBTV viewing area Friday morning, leading North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory to declare a State of Emergency by Friday afternoon.More >> Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said the incident appears to be a hit and run, and that the Major Crash Unit is investigating.More >> Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said the incident appears to be a hit and run, and that the Major Crash Unit is investigating.More >> AMAZING NEW FEATURE! Click here to get closing info for a SPECIFIC organization directly to your mobile device! Weather Code requests are being handled on a first-come, first-serve basis. We areMore >> Click here for school or business closings due to inclement weather.More >> A school bus from Rowan-Salisbury Schools hit an icy spot Friday morning and slid down an embankment. The driver of the school bus told WBTV's David Whisenant that the bus had three students on boardMore >> A school bus from Rowan-Salisbury Schools hit an icy spot Friday morning and slid down an embankment.More >> A Fort Mill mom wants to send a message to parents after she caught her 15-year-old daughter having sex with a man who she met on a popular social media site. The man claimed to be a teenager. The motherMore >> A Fort Mill mom wants to send a message to parents after she caught her 15-year-old daughter having sex with a man who she met on a popular social media site.More >>
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Get news stories via RSS.More >> Get news stories via RSS.More >> Get sports stories via RSS.More >> Get sports stories via RSS.More >> Add headlines to your RSS news readerMore >> A large group of fishermen, environmentalists and concerned citizens gathered beside a shrimp boat dock in Biloxi on Wednesday to remember the victims of the BP oil rig explosion, and lament the ongoing impact of that disaster which happened one year ago.More >> One year after the BP oil spill in the Gulf, tourism related businesses on the Mississippi Gulf Coast are still struggling to recover their losses. Most business owners are cautiously optimistic that things will be better this year, but they know nothing is certain.More >> Louis Skrmetta is hoping for a busy summer season for Ship Island Excursions. Opening day, the family ferry business took more than 500 visitors to the island. That's good news, since last year his business was down by about 60 percent because of the oil spill.More >> The director of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality says she's pleased with the response and clean-up of the oil on this week's one year anniversary of the BP oil spill. Trudy Fisher says the biggest challenge still remaining is perception.More >> Just one day before the one year anniversary of the Gulf oil spill, NOAA announced that the last area of federal waters has reopened to fishing. The last 1,041 square miles of Gulf waters immediately surrounding the Deepwater Horizon wellhead is now open to commercial and recreational fishing.More >> Clean-up crews contracted by BP are making progress clearing the tar balls and waste oil from Cat Island. The oil giant recently purchased a portion of the island from private owners.More >> Many individuals and businesses along the Mississippi Gulf Coast continue to wait for final payments for costs and damages as a result of the BP oil spill. AJ Giardina spoke with a few individuals who say the Gulf Coast Claims Facility is using delay tactics in sending out checks.More >> Removing all the oil from Mississippi's barrier islands is a bit like chasing a moving target. As soon as one section of beach is cleaned, the dynamics of wind and waves take over, shifting sand to reveal new sections of tar balls and oil patties.More >> Use the numbers below to contact the Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center on matters regarding the oil slick in Gulf of Mexico: Report oiled shoreline or request volunteer information:More >>