You should only be calling 911 when you need help with a serious situation or in an emergency. Charlotte Mecklenburg police say some people have been abusing the 911 system as either a game or to scare someone by having officers show up.
Nearly 43 million people are expected to be on the road this Memorial Day weekend according to Triple AAA. Some drivers who are heading to the coast are doing what they can to get to the beach as fast as possible using the Monroe Expressway.
A York County judge is denying bond for a man he believes to an extreme danger to our community. Tyler Terry, who’s charged with sexually assaulting a student at Winthrop University, has already spent about 100 days in jail according to officials.
If you’ve found that owning a home or renting an apartment is cheaper in Gaston County than living in Charlotte – you are not alone. As more people move outside the limits of the Queen City, hospitals in Gaston are dealing with overcrowding from time to time.
Every year our police officers and sheriff’s deputies get together during police week to honor the heroes who risked it all while in the line of duty. This year’s annual meetup in Cleveland County was a bit more special for some as a new memorial was unveiled Friday morning.
Experts say the physical stress of blocking and tackling can compare to the force of multiple car crashes at one time. Players say the hard hitting is just part of the game, which brings concerns for concussions and other head injuries.
A Charlotte family says they’re one step closer to closure and justice now that their daughter’s accused killer is finally getting his day in court. Investigators say 14-year-old Taylor Smith was shot and killed because of 20-year-old Darvon Fletcher, who was 18 at the time of the murder.
The same officers who watch your kids at school will be watching you this summer at the lake. School resource officers, or SROs, in Lincoln County are going to be monitoring Lake Norman once school lets out for the summer.
A man who shot a Cleveland County deputy in the face and in the leg is looking at spending nearly 30 years in prison. Dakota Greene who is 24-years-old, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to shooting Deputy Tim Sims last August.
There’s a goat in Gaston County making a name for himself on social media, you might have even seen some of his videos on Facebook. With such a large following, you’d think he’d be a dancing goat or be able to perform some kind of trick, but that’s not it. Billy Gotti the Goat, makes people happy.
There’s a growing problem across our area and in some instances it’s been caught on camera. On surveillance video from one church in Shelby, there are two thieves who slide under some vans and officials say they’re going after the catalytic converters.
We could see more students applying to historically Black colleges in our area – and many believe its because of Beyoncé. The singer just released a documentary on Netflix about her debut at last year’s Coachella festival and how HBCUs were the inspiration behind her performance.
A Gaston County organization that devotes time and resources into its kids has been set back. This is after someone stole the catalytic converters off some vans that The Boys and Girls Club use every day.
We’ll have to wait nearly two months before we find out if a Gaston County man, who’s serving a life sentence for murder, will be released from prison or get a new trial thanks to a new hearing. Mark Carver was convicted of killing UNC Charlotte student Ira Yarmolenko. Investigators said Carver stra
It’s the day Mark Carver, his family, and many through our area have been waiting for. Carver who was convicted for the 2008 murder of a UNC Charlotte student, along the Catawba River, finall took the stand. He’s fighting to either have the charges against him dropped or be granted a new trial.