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Happening today: President Obama in NC
President Barack Obama has Carolina on his mind this morning. In a matter of hours he will be in the Raleigh area. What is the trip for? What will he be talking about in his speech? WBTV Astrid Martinez is live with the latest details.
We have been hearing from the family of Jonathan Ferrell, the unarmed man shot by a Charlotte Mecklenburg police office last September. We have new details this morning on the civil suit they filed. Make sure you're watching at 5:30. In that block, we'll have Chief Rodney Monroe's response to being named in the suit on camera response...
A hot topic: A federal judge strikes down Oklahoma's ban on same-sex marriages. Details on what that means for homosexual couples who want to marry.
Plus! Getting help stopping a water leak was harder than one local resident thought. So he called on See, Click, Fix.
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According to Gaston County Communications, the wreck happened on Dallas Cherryville Highway at Mauney Road near Prices Arena.More >>
The accident happened on Kool Springs Drive at True Light Church Road, which is just off of Lawyers Road.More >>
WBTV went out around the city and asked residents about their concerns, and if they could ask the Chief of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police anything - what would they ask?More >>
"This critical stretch of highway connects Gastonia to other cities and towns in Gaston County and serves as a vital corridor for commuters within the Charlotte metropolitan area," NCDOT says of the nearly 10-mile stretch.More >>
Raymond Lawrence Johnson, 67, was last seen on the 5200 block of Monroe Road in southeast Charlotte. Officials said Johnson is believed to be suffering from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.More >>