Steve Ohnesorge

Steve Ohnesorge

Bureau Reporter

Charlotte, NC

Steve started as a photographer at WBTV in 1975, leaving for CBS (New York) in 1980. He returned from New York a year later and in 1981, started the Morganton-based newsroom.

Recent Articles by Steve

  Crews preparing as bitter cold heads to the N.C. mountains, bringing possible snow

  Husband admits to stabbing, killing wife in 911 call

  Daughter of victim in N.C. mass murder still waiting for closure

  Hunters find missing truck, burned remains of 3 people linked to NC ‘mass murder’

  Storm rolls through Burke County and Foothills, causing accidents and downing trees

  Rain coming just in time for some cattle farmers

  Mountains having an unusually long Fall color season

  Man pleads guilty to killing Shelby officer, avoids death penalty

  Fall colors stymied by weather but finally starting

  Dry pastures forcing use of winter feed to keep cattle alive

  Investigators still asking for public’s help in ‘suspicious’ fire at Balls Creek Campground

  Helicopter with giant saw used for tree trimming in prep for winter

  Trial of man accused of killing Shelby police officer could last months

  Farmers feeling effects of drought in the Carolinas

  Bears on the move in N.C., mountain leaf-lookers warned to be on lookout

  City of Hickory breaks ground for City Walk, cuts ribbon for downtown renovations

  Abnormally dry conditions have firefighters worried about a repeat of 2016

  Break-in near Burke County schools leads to lockdown and arrest

  Good Samaritans to the rescue in I-40 breakdown and fire

  Father accused of killing 2-month-old son appears before a judge in Morganton

  Governor Cooper urges business leaders to join him in his battle with lawmakers

  Students put up massive 9/11 memorial in Caldwell County

Missing man, who prompted search in Burke Co., found after spending two nights in shed

Health Care Tech charged and fired after allegedly helping accused felon escape from Broughton Hospital

  Glancing blow by Dorian leaves spotty damage behind on Oak Island

  Conditions deteriorating as Dorian makes it way to the Carolinas, flooding a major concern

  Crowds expected along Wilson Creek for the holiday weekend as county puts out a warning

  Hickory says downtown project will be complete next week

  Video of deputy punching man during arrest sparks investigation in Burke County

  Massive Bigfoot statue stolen from business in N.C. mountains