Life-saving bone marrow transplants haven't always been at our disposal in Charlotte, but now it is at the Levine Cancer Institute. WBTV's Christine Sperow is shedding light on the fact that, for certain people, finding a donor that is a full match is literally a race against time.
On Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1, an interactive demonstration will temporarily transform a section of Union Street S near Gianni’s Trattoria and Cabarrus Creamery (16 and 21 Union Street S) to demonstrate new streetscape design ideas.
Lance Fenderson, a junior at Davidson Day, was injured during a lacrosse game earlier this month. Fenderson’s soccer coach said the teen collided with another player during the game and suffered a severe spinal cord injury.
We’re heading into the hot summer months when thousands will take solace from the heat in cool lakes and pools. But officials are stressing that water safety skills should be something you make sure you take with you.
During a City of Charlotte budget briefing Wednesday Councilman Braxton Winston requested the city manager raise city council and the mayor’s salaries in the FY2020 budget proposal. Council members Matt Newton and LaWana Mayfield asked city staff about cutting $1 million in police training.
Mecklenburg County has 7 splash grounds in all, five will open this weekend. Ahead of that, testing is required and we uncovered records showing nearly all of those opening this weekend had violations.
A copy of the search warrant executed on the Chester County Sheriff’s Office in late April obtained by WBTV is providing new details about the federal investigation that led to the indictment of now-suspended Sheriff Alex Underwood, his chief deputy and a lieutenant at the agency.
A York County judge is denying bond for a man he believes to an extreme danger to our community. Tyler Terry, who’s charged with sexually assaulting a student at Winthrop University, has already spent about 100 days in jail according to officials.
Brianna Lewis, the woman accused of killing her 11-month-old baby girl and hiding her in a diaper box in a wooded area of Chesterfield County before telling authorities the infant was kidnapped, is expected to ask a judge for bond Wednesday.
Starbucks stores in New York City allegedly placed pest-control products spewing toxic vapors near bagels, pastries and coffee drinks to control fruit flies and other insects, endangering the health of its employees and customers, claim two lawsuits filed Tuesday.
The Mustang Owner’s Museum, located one mile north of Charlotte Motor Speedway, is now open. The Museum will be open Monday-Saturday from 10-5PM and Sunday 12- 5PM. General admission is $10 per person, with children 15 and under free.
An important town hall meeting for veterans will be held soon in Salisbury.The meeting will take place at the Salisbury VA Medical Center, 1601 Brenner Ave., in Building 6 on Thursday, May 30, from 6 - 7 p.m.
The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series is gearing up for a busy Memorial Day weekend. The inaugural doubleheader United Rentals Patriot Nationals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be on Friday, May 24, and Saturday, May 25.
If you’ve found that owning a home or renting an apartment is cheaper in Gaston County than living in Charlotte – you are not alone. As more people move outside the limits of the Queen City, hospitals in Gaston are dealing with overcrowding from time to time.
Administrators at Ohio State University should release the names of all coaches, trainers and personnel who knew of but failed to act on complaints about a now-dead team doctor who sexually abused male students for nearly two decades, said attorneys for some of the victims.
The city may not have an ordinance right now, but with phase 2 of that uptown cycle track and this growing issue, CMPD is working with city leaders to create a city ordinance that would provide further language on what you can and cannot do inside of a bike lane, which could mean more citations.
A senior VA leader-turned-whistleblower is breaking his silence for the first time to detail the way he says his case has been mishandled, as the VA office responsible for investigating whistleblower complaints is investigated itself by the agency’s internal watchdog.
S.C. state lawmakers officially passed the incentive package Monday after ironing out minor tweaks to the bill last week, and after a spirited debate earlier this month over the deal’s projected economic benefits.
The Office of Inspector General for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development is conducting a review of North Carolina’s agency that distributes federal aid money intended to help rebuild from hurricanes.
Officials say they received a call around 4:30 a.m. that a boat capsized off the Kevin Loftin boat launch and that three adults and a child were in the water. Four people were aboard the boat but only three people made it to shore, officials say, “one did not.”
“Rami Alramadhan asked us to let you know he recently had surgery, and is healing and doing great,” UNC Charlotte posted on Twitter Monday. “Please continue to keep him, Drew, Sean and Emily in your thoughts.”