FLIGHT DIVERTED: A Charlotte-bound flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Indianapolis Tuesday night and a Carolina Panther may have been on the plane.
According to American Airlines, Flight 1277 from Chicago O'Hare to Charlotte was diverted Tuesday night after an indicator light came on about a possible mechanical issue.
During the time the plane was on the ground in Indianapolis, Carolina Panthers cornerback Charles Tillman posted a video on Twitter with the caption "Hopefully this will be my first and only emergency landing."
HOSPITAL LOCKED DOWN: A Gaston County hospital was on lockdown early Wednesday morning after a shooting in the area.
Gastonia Police say the lockdown at Caramount Medical Center was the result of a shooting from Tuesday night.
It was a precaution as the victim was being transported there. The lockdown was later lifted.
FIRE STATION CLOSED: The Providence Volunteer Fire Station in Weddington is now officially closed.
This has been a controversial issue for people who received emergency services from the department.
WBTV's Ashton Pellom is LIVE with reaction from firefighters about the closure.
IN JESUS' NAME?: The prayer battle in Rowan County is taking another turn.
The County is appealing a ruling that said commissioners cannot open public meetings with prayer to a specific religion.
Read more about the case here.