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More people moving to NC than ever before, report says
When it came to moving in 2019, North Carolina had it’s fair share of new tenants.
Published January 11, 2020 at 4:23 PM
Cabarrus Co. man sentenced to 138 months for drug offense
A resident of Kannapolis, North Carolina was sentenced today in Greensboro federal court for possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.
Published January 10, 2020 at 5:15 PM
Woman hit, killed by train in Gaston Co.
One person is dead after being hit by a train in Gaston County Friday.
Published January 10, 2020 at 4:53 PM
Gaston Co. confirms second rabies case of 2020
Gaston County officials confirm their second rabies case of 2020.
Published January 10, 2020 at 12:01 PM
One person dead, 1 injured in large Cleveland Co. campground fire
Firefighters responded to a large campground fire at Cedar Park Sunday morning.
Published December 30, 2019 at 12:03 AM
Man dies by suicide after killing former girlfriend in Lancaster Co.
Lancaster County deputies are investigating after a murder-suicide in the Rich Hill area Saturday night.
Published December 10, 2019 at 5:12 PM
Police: 5 teens stole car with child inside in northeast Charlotte
Police are searching for two additional suspects after five teens stole a vehicle with a child inside, Sunday.
Published December 9, 2019 at 12:06 AM
Concord Police create new task force to combat impaired driving
Concord Police have created a DWI task force with hopes of deterring the majority of impaired drivers.
Published November 24, 2019 at 7:25 PM
One dead after overnight crash on W.T. Harris Blvd
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police are investigating a crash that left one man dead early Saturday morning.
Published November 23, 2019 at 11:36 PM
Man charged after overnight homicide in north Charlotte
One woman is dead after an overnight shooting on Reagan Drive early Sunday morning.
Published November 17, 2019 at 4:08 PM
Fire blazes through woods and property in Lincoln Co.
Lincoln Co. emergency officials responded to a large fire Sunday afternoon off of Wildale Lane, next to Carpenters Lake.
Published November 17, 2019 at 3:21 PM
Van filled with Catawba College students flips on way to Panthers game
A van filled with Catawba College students flipped over while en-route to Charlotte for the Panthers game on Sunday.
Published November 4, 2019 at 4:35 PM
UNCC recognizes first responders after April school shooting
Charlotte 49ers Football recognized first responders who flooded UNC Charlotte’s campus in response to April's active shooter incident.
Published October 27, 2019 at 4:46 PM
Gastonia teens run stop sign, T-boned by off-duty deputy
Two teenagers in a Jeep were T-boned by an off-duty deputy after running a stop sign in Charlotte.
Published October 26, 2019 at 9:40 PM
16-year-old missing from Gaston County reportedly located
Gaston County Police are reporting that they found a missing teen who had last been seen earlier in the week.
Published October 19, 2019 at 10:31 PM
New York woman ‘killed’ $102K of student loans in 6 years, celebrates with cemetery photo-shoot
Over the course of 6 years Mandy Velez managed to pay off all her loans plus the accumulated interested - a whopping $102,000.
Published October 19, 2019 at 2:45 PM
Hwy 321 shut down after diesel truck crash in Lincoln Co., 1 patient transported
Highway patrol responded to an overturned diesel truck on Highway 321 early Saturday morning.
Published October 19, 2019 at 12:06 PM
Two deadly house fires in Charlotte within hours of each other, CFD warning about fire safety as cooler temps arrive
After one fatal fire in East Charlotte overnight, Charlotte Fire Department responded to another fatal fire in West Charlotte.
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Published October 18, 2019 at 4:41 PM
House fire in Concord closes road, creates detour to Elementary school
Concord Fire Department responded to a two-story house fire off Winecoff School Rd, near Winecoff Elementary School, Friday morning.
Published October 18, 2019 at 10:24 AM
Deputies search for suspect after Lancaster shooting
One Lancaster man has died after a shooting that occurred around 7 p.m. yesterday.
Published October 18, 2019 at 8:17 AM
CMS Teacher of the Year stars in nationwide commercial
Kimberly Tuttle is the 2019 CMS Teacher of the Year!
Published October 13, 2019 at 5:51 PM
Waxhaw Elementary principal arrested for simple assault
Waxhaw Elementary School principal Yubely Zolke was arrested on Friday for simple assault.
Published October 13, 2019 at 11:46 AM
NC Highway Patrol investigates fatal hit and run
The North Carolina Sate High Patrol responded to a fatal hit and run on I-77 South Saturday morning.
Published September 29, 2019 at 4:16 PM
Police: 3 charged with murder in connection to fatal shooting in May
A man was found with gunshot wounds after a fatal shooting on May 6 in east Charlotte - 2 have now been charged with his murder.
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Published September 28, 2019 at 11:51 AM
Man shot, killed near Music Factory, search for gunman continues
One man has been pronounced deceased on Monday after being shot near The Music Factory early Sunday morning.
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Published September 23, 2019 at 9:15 PM
WBTV staff picks: book edition
National read a book day is September 6 - WBTV staff gives you some of their recommendations!
Published September 6, 2019 at 1:02 PM
Suspect accidentally messages deputy, tries to sell drugs
Two men were arrested Tuesday after one accidentally messaged a deputy on Facebook trying to sell drugs.
Published September 4, 2019 at 5:42 PM
Charlotte resident abandons sailing trip, bracing for Hurricane Dorian’s impact on St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Much of Puerto Rico missed the brunt of Dorian as it passed slightly to the east, directly over St. Croix and St. Thomas - only 14 miles to the left of where he was posted on St. John.
Published August 30, 2019 at 4:14 PM
1 dead, 5 injured after DWI crash on East Independence Blvd.
The Charlotte Mecklenberg Police Department responded to a deadly two-vehicle crash on on East Independence Blvd. early Sunday morning.
Published August 28, 2019 at 5:55 PM
Second rabies case confirmed in Caldwell County
Caldwell County confirmed their second rabies case of the year on August 23.
Published August 23, 2019 at 5:29 PM
Shepherd lifts Charlotte past W. Kentucky on late shot
Davidson knocks off Rhode Island in overtime, 77-75
Luwawu-Cabarrot scores 21 as Nets defeat Hornets 115-86
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Stanley shoots Duke past Hokies
Forrest fills stat line leading Appalachian St. past Troy