Kristi O'Connor

Kristi O'Connor

News Reporter

Charlotte, NC

Kristi O'Connor reports out of WBTV's South Carolina bureau and anchors WBTV Saturday Morning.


Recent Articles by Kristi

Person rescued from two-story home that caught on fire Sunday morning

  Newly approved drug saves local woman fighting metastatic breast cancer

  N.C.’s Phase 2.5 allows for outdoor visitation at nursing homes

  Death of ’Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman shines light on important of colon cancer screening

  Approximately 14 people potentially exposed after two RNC Charlotte attendees tested positive for COVID-19

  Scaled-down RNC gives glimpse of what future group gatherings could look like

  Delegates respond to criticism after some seen not wearing masks at RNC

  CMPD investigates east Charlotte homicide Sunday morning

  RNC delegates arrive in Charlotte, health leaders and local businesses prepare for Monday

  RNC delegates isolate, take home COVID-19 tests before travel to Charlotte

  Car vs. tree closes portion of Beatties Ford Rd. in Huntersville Sunday morning

  NC families prepare for a school year unlike any before

Atrium Health sports medicine specialists weigh in on the return to sports

  Year-Up Charlotte connects graduates to high-quality jobs despite hardships of pandemic

  ‘Hanging on by a thread’; Several local businesses crippled by five-week Phase 2 extension in N.C.

  CMPD chief announces policy changes following community feedback, calls for police reform

’Armed and dangerous’ man wanted after victim found dead outside Lancaster home

  Some COVID-19 patients still regaining strength months after returning negative test result

  Camino Community Center expands services, helping LatinX community during pandemic

  Tryon Medical Partners enrolls participants in Phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

  Dozens of CMS student-athletes push district officials to allow sports in 2020-2021

  Cleveland Co. nurse returns home after 13 weeks at NYC hospital

  Gaston County health officials ask public to remain vigilant as COVID-19 trends increase

  Charlotte sisters write book about COVID-19 survivors during North Carolina ‘Stay-at-Home’ order

  Mecklenburg Co. health leaders not concerned by hospitalization capacity despite state’s worry

  Test result turnaround times delayed; State leaders express concern over Charlotte hospital capacity

  Mint Hill nurse returns home after 103-day deployment in NYC

  Latin American Coalition of Charlotte awarded $100K grant to slow spread of COVID-19 in Latinx Community

  Charlotte hospital systems see increase in children testing positive for COVID-19

  COVID-19 continues to rapidly spread in the Latinx Community in Charlotte and statewide