Paige Pauroso is happy to call Charlotte her new home. She joined the WBTV team in June of 2019.
She graduated from Elon University with a broadcast journalism degree and a week later started work as an MMJ in Lubbock, TX where she reported on a series of high profile investigations, court cases and even chased tornadoes. That’s where she became a college sports fan, and now cheers on Texas Tech. Wreck ‘em!
In her time in Lubbock, Paige quickly became the senior reporter and weekend anchor. The one thing she loves about this job is that every day is a new story and new people to meet. Paige is an MMJ, which stands for multimedia journalist. This means Paige interviews, shoots, writes, and edits her own stories every day.
Paige calls Virginia home but she has family members from Kings Mountain and ancestors who fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain during the Revolutionary War.
In her free time, Paige likes taking her rescue pup Nelly on walks and spending time with friends.
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he City of Charlotte responded to the ongoing controvery surrounding Chief Putney’s retirement plans that include him retiring at the end of the year, and then coming back in March to serve as Chief through the RNC before stepping down again.
Police are looking for a second man accused of attacking a woman in broad daylight Sunday afternoon on the Mallard Creek Greenway in the University City area. Although police don’t think they are attacked, this is the second sexual assault to happen on the greenway in two months so police are now ad
The suspects in the most dangerous cases get put on an electronic monitor and are told they aren’t allowed to go to certain areas where the survivor lives or works. If they do, police get a notification on their phone almost immediately.
Antonio Jennings, 37, was one of two people arrested earlier in 2019 in connection to a 2013 murder where a pregnant teen was shot to death while she was sleeping. Jennings’ bond was set at $50,000, whereas the other suspect bond was set at $750,000.
This new bill would clearly make it legal for federal, state and local authorities to maintain custody of illegal immigrants, who were previously arrested on other charges, for up to 48 hours, even if they previously met their conditons of release.
Two employees at a popular Charlotte bar, outraged after they say they were wrongfully put into handcuffs by police while doing their jobs. The incident happened at Fitzgerald’s on East 5th Street in Uptown. The employees say they were at the bar after hours, which is common, but things took a turn
For the first time, Chief Putney publicly addressed the controversy over his recently announced retirement plans. He said his plan is still to retire and he will adjust if needed after the attorneys from the city and the state are done discussing if his retirement plan is legal.
The Charlotte Department of Transportation announced at Monday’s city council meeting they will add two major improvements to the intersection at Eastway Drive and E. Sugar Creek Road following a pedestrian accident that killed a student crossing the street. Israel Plyler died in September after cro
This weekend proved to be a violent one in the City of Charlotte. The homicide number is now 85 in the city. That’s after a violent weekend with several shootings, two of which were deadly. The victims in those shootings were both teenagers.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are searching for a group of people they say robbed two teenagers at gunpoint this week across from their high schools. Reports also show the next day another teenager was robbed while waiting for his sibling at a bus stop in North Charlotte.
The North Carolina state treasurer says the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Chief’s plan to retire, and then return to work just a few months later is against the law. Chief Kerr Putney had planned on coming back for a few months to help the city through the Republican National Convention.
This week, the City of Charlotte announced Chief Kerr Putney with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department would retire at the end of this year. But as part of his unconventional retirement, the city also announced he would be hired back in March to serve as chief through the RNC.
Charlotte’s Thursday shooting happened at 4:41 p.m. That next Friday, schools kids were being dropped off at a bus stop for the weekend across the street, just feet away from the shooting happened one day prior. Neighbors and parents now concerned for their safety in the area.
A new bond was set for Cameron Holden, 16, accused of shooting and killing another 16-year-old while he was sleeping. The bond was set at $90,000. If he makes that bail, he will be on house arrest until his trial. In the bond hearing, we also learned new details about the s
When Hurricane Dorian started a path toward the North Carolina coast, many families packed up their belongings and boarded up their houses. Other families though had to worry about their farms, and the dozens of horses that go with it.
After officials with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission found the body of a missing swimmer on Lake Norman, they’re urging boaters to properly secure life jackets while boating. The incident occurred after a 22-year-old man jumped from a rented boat he was on along with nine other peo
If you’ve ever been somewhere during a hurricane, it’s likely the Waffle House stayed open. It’s been a part of the the company’s history since Hurricane Hugo hit Charleston in 1989 and they’ve been working to remain open everyday since.
CMPD says the vacancies aren’t impacting police work, but does put a strain on the department and the officers. Because of the vacancies, officers are working long shifts and time off isn’t as readily approved putting a strain on mental and physical health.