Friday, March 7 2014 9:04 AM EST2014-03-07 14:04:41 GMT
The possibility of another round of winter weather is in the forecast over the next 48 hours. WBTV Meteorologist Al Conklin says we'll see thickening clouds on Thursday, but it will remain rain free forMore >>
A messy, raw cold front of rain, snow and sleet is making its way across the WBTV viewing area this morning.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 >>
Friday, March 7 2014 8:44 AM EST2014-03-07 13:44:19 GMT
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 >>
Wednesday, March 5 2014 11:37 PM EST2014-03-06 04:37:30 GMT
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 >>
Investigators in Lincoln County say an elderly couple was reading their Bible when a masked man broke into their home and stole their medication.
According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, the home invasion happened along the 3500 block of Goodson Road on Wednesday afternoon around 12:30 p.m.
911 operators say they got a call that a male dressed in all black, wearing a ski mask, ski suit, gloves and ski boots brandishing a handgun entered the residence. The suspect, described as slender-built, demanded money and prescription medication.
According to investigators, the male victim was reading his Bible when the suspect came into the house and pointed the gun at him.
The masked gunman then ran to a section of the house, where the medication was kept, grabbed a bottle of prescription medication and ran from the back of the residence into a wooded area.
As he was running from the home, the woman yelled that he "should be reading the Bible instead of committing crimes," the report states.
"The gunman told the couple not the call the police for 15 minutes or he would come back and kill them," Criminal Investigations Division Lt. Tim Johnson said. "They waited and called family members before calling 911. That gave the suspect a 30 minute head-start on the officers."
Deputies began searching the area and checked a barn in the 2500 block of Ivey Church Road but did not locate the suspect.
A tracking dog from the North Carolina Department of Corrections was also used in the search. The canine tracked to a driveway on Ivey Church Road where it appears a vehicle was parked.
"If you have a burglar alarm in your home you should activate it even in the daytime. It's sad, but in today's society it is not always safe to be in your own home with doors unlocked or open," Lt. Johnson also said. "In this case the alarm was not set and the suspect entered through an unlocked door."
Woman throws hot grease on group, 8 injured Police: Three men tie up couple with vacuum cord, ransack house Investigators: Elementary school t-shirt seen in child porn, teacher charged Mom said manMore>>