Hi everyone, this is Paul Cameron at my desk in the WBTV Newsroom.
A cruise ship got caught in terrible wind and waves—some 40’ tall. It was rocked, damaged and some passengers suffered injury. That ship is back in port tonight and we’re talking with a couple from Statesville who says it was a terrifying ordeal and can’t wait to get home.
And the field shrinks again. Christie and Carly are dropping out of the GOP presidential sweepstakes. Governor Chris Christie and businesswoman Carly Fiorina both pulled less than 5% in the New Hampshire primary this week. Today, the rest of the field spent hours and hours stumping all across the Palmetto state. The South Carolina Republican primary is one week from Saturday, the Democratic primary is a week later.
For the first time in Charlotte Hornets history, the organization is offering loyalty pricing. They’re giving fans a chance to buy season tickets for next year at this year’s current price. Our reporter Coleen Harry is asking fans if it’s worth it.
In case you haven’t noticed, it’s cold and getting much colder tonight and tomorrow. Wind chills in the upper elevations are in the 15 below zero range tonight. We won’t see that kind of arctic air, but meteorologist Eric Thomas says Charlotte will see the teens for the next few nights.
Please join Eric, Molly Grantham, Delano Little and me for WBTV News at 11:00!
As Carolina looks to rebound from a loss in Week 6 to Philadelphia, a long week has allowed the Panthers to focus on a few key phases of their game. Most importantly, Carolina wants to fix its run game.More >>
We have issued a First Alert Day for Monday. A cold front is moving towards us as we speak. You can and should still enjoy your weekend though. Sunday will still be nice – maybe just a few more clouds than we had on Saturday. Highs will still be above average, in the mid 70s.More >>
A pedestrian was killed early Sunday morning while crossing I-77 east, South Carolina Highway Patrol says.More >>
Dalton Edwards funeral service is tomorrow. Sunday, 3pm. West Iredell High School?. The school asked if I'd relay that there will be a designated area where friends can hang photos they bring (preferably with a note or favorite memory of Dalton for the family pre-written on the back). The photos and notes will be collected after the celebration and given to the family. I also talked with Dalton's family yesterday to ...More >>
Dalton Edwards funeral service is Sunday at 3 p.m. at West Iredell High School.More >>
Dozens are still displaced from their homes after an apartment unit caught fire on the Catawba Indian Reservation in York County Friday evening.More >>