Lincoln Co. deputy off the job after WBTV investigation into assault on teen

A Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy left the sheriff’s office following a WBTV investigation into the deputy’s use of force on a 16-year-old outside an emergency room.

  Video shows teen assaulted by Atrium security, Lincoln Co. sheriff’s deputy outside ER

Jessica Long took her 16-year-old son to the emergency room at Atrium Health – Lincolnton because she was worried he was having a mental health emergency. Instead of getting treatment, he was violently assaulted by hospital security guards and a Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy.

  Schools in Kannapolis try fighting the flu with smart thermometer

Some schools are using new technology to help keep track of the germs your kids are exposed to while in class. It’s called a smart thermometer.

CDC confirms 14th coronavirus case in U.S.

The CDC on Wednesday confirmed that another person who had been evacuated from Wuhan, China, has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the country to 14.

DPH: About 200 travelers in Ga. are self-monitoring for novel coronavirus after returning from China

The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed about 200 people in the state are self-monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Mecklenburg County

Officials say a raccoon has tested positive for rabies in Mecklenburg County, the first confirmed rabies case of 2020.

  Atrium doctor discusses risk level for coronavirus in Mecklenburg County

While four people are being monitored in Mecklenburg County for the coronavirus, there have been no confirmed cases in the county, or any part of North Carolina.

4-year-old dies from flu after members of anti-vax Facebook group advise his mom to use thyme and elderberries instead of Tamiflu

Just days after a 4-year-old boy's death, questions are swirling about whether more could have been done to save him amid reports that his mother followed misguided advice from members of an online anti-vaccine group.

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Family, friends searching for missing Cordova woman

Family, friends, and police are trying to find a missing Cordova woman.