CMS Board Chairperson reflects on her time on the board

Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) Board Chairperson Mary McCray is reflecting on her time while on the school board. She has been board chairperson since 2011.

Chester County Sheriff’s deputies and employees honored for military service

S.C. man charged with shooting into two houses

Drugs, stolen guns seized during Charlotte traffic stop

Man accused in North Carolina double homicide on the run

  UPS driver charged in fatal crash on Burke County interstate

Chase ends with man crashing in to house in western Rowan County

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Strange lights seen over Phoenix

Concord man held on $150,000 bond for impaired driving crash

Longtime Cabarrus Active Living and Parks director honored

One of a kind plant-based food pilot plant opens its doors at NC Research Campus

  Several area school districts close as wintry blast moves through

  Family of Lincoln County man killed in deputy-involved shooting has questions about incident

  High school diplomas awarded to 3 war veterans

“I’ll be proud of it. I’ll mount it on the wall,” one says; “I never thought I would get one,” says another

Report: Berkeley County man killed wife, stepdaughter after discovering text messages

Authorities have identified a woman and her pregnant daughter who investigators say were stabbed to death by the woman’s husband in Berkeley County.

Myrtle Beach police locate man who went to work, never came home

Myrtle Beach police have located a man who didn’t return home from work on Friday.

  Pedestrian struck, seriously hurt in north Charlotte

A pedestrian suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle in north Charlotte Thursday night.

  Veterans find community, comfort and the help they need transitioning from military service to civilian life

South Carolina lawmakers considering bill that would exempt military retirees from paying state income taxes

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

  Neighbors say they’d been calling police about the South Charlotte house where two people were killed

  Shooting victim pronounced dead in hallway of uptown Charlotte apartments

  First Alert: Wintry blast moves through parts of NC

  Police searching for suspects on foot near Matthews following vehicle pursuit

The Matthews Police Department has confirmed that they are currently working with officials from Union County, Stallings and CMPD to locate a suspect who was involved in a vehicle pursuit with police on Monday afternoon.

  Man wanted in Ballantyne murder also being sought for girlfriend’s killing in S.C.

A man police believe killed another man in a Ballantyne community last week was already on the run after he was accused of killing his girlfriend in Lancaster, S.C.

Vietnam and World War Memorial dedicated at City Park in Salisbury

The new Vietnam and World Wars Memorial at the City Park in Salisbury was dedicated on Monday.

  NCDPS: Juveniles who escaped from N.C. development center may be in Hickory area

Officials with the North Carolina Department of Public Safety (NCDPS) believe two boys who escaped a local juvenile corrections facility may be in the Hickory area.

  Homicide detectives investigating man’s death near South End

CMPD is currently looking into a person’s death on a residential street in west Charlotte.

New light show at SC State Fairgrounds to celebrate the holiday season

Carolina Lights will allow families to drive through the displays in the comfort of their warm cars.

Search continues for missing kayaker last seen fishing near Horry County boat landing

Horry County police are searching for a man they say has been missing since Thursday.

  Veteran forced to wait weeks with infection despite new VA program promising faster outside care

A local veteran was forced two wait roughly two months to be seen by a specialist paid for by the VA, despite the implementation of a new program meant to speed veteran’s access to outside care when the VA is unable to see them quickly.

  Man wanted for murder after man found dead in Ballantyne home

Police are searching for a man wanted in connection to a homicide in Ballantyne.

Sarasota woman accused of killing her mother by using combination of sedatives, painkillers

Josephine Scheid, 36, was arrested Thursday at her home on Trails Drive on a warrant for first degree murder out of Cape May County, New Jersey. Prosecutors allege Scheid killed her mother, Gabrielle Michaelis, using a lethal amount of sedatives and painkillers in order to benefit financially.

Strange UFO-shaped hole appears in the clouds, but alien landing not likely in NC

Images showing a mysterious circular gap that appeared in the clouds over a North Carolina highway have ignited a scramble for explanations on social media, including the possibility it was created by a UFO.

Beloved ‘Oak City Kitty’ dies shortly after retirement

A N.C. cat who has garnered loads of love, among its thousands of Instagram followers, has died.

  Fort Mill honors veterans through annual celebration at Veterans Park

As the country paused to honor our nation’s veterans today, so did the Town of Fort Mill.

Giant American flag draped over North America’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge

A massive American flag has been drape over North America’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge in Gatlinburg to thank veterans for their “sacrifice, service, and time given to this great country.”

Man charged with murder of man found dead in backyard of Charlotte home

A man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to a man who was found dead with a gunshot wound in the backyard of a home in north Charlotte in late October.

‘I about fell over’: N.C. Army veteran wins $276,688 Cash 5 jackpot

Ernest Dodson of Greensboro plans to use his $276,688 Cash 5 jackpot winnings to pay off all his debts — and get a new big-screen television.

  WBTV partners with Toys for Tots for the 2019 Holiday season

WBTV is proud to partner with Operation Toys for Tots with Sharonview Federal Credit Union for the 2019 Holiday season. The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is to help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America’s less fortunate children.

Marine deserter accused of murder may be ‘armed and dangerous,’ NC police say

A Marine who deserted his post at Camp Lejeune last month is now accused of murder in Virginia, according to police and the Associated Press.

Work underway to set up Speedway Christmas for the Holidays

Race fans are accustomed to visiting Charlotte Motor Speedway for a race under the lights. Beginning Nov. 22, however, the lights will take center stage at America’s Home for Racing.

Deals, discounts available to veterans on Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day, a holiday aimed at honoring those men and women who have defended our country in the Armed Forces.

  88-year-old missing Charlotte woman found

An 88-year-old woman reported missing in north Charlotte Monday morning has been found and taken in for medical attention, Charlotte-Meckenburg police say.

  4 kilos of cocaine, $9,000 in cash seized in Union County drug bust

Deputies uncovered large amounts of drugs and cash during a search of a mobile home in Union County on Friday.

Brad Sweet wins first World of Outlaws championship

Brad Sweet beat 10-time and reigning Series champion Donny Schatz by four-points — the closest championship finish in the history of the World of Outlaws.

  CMPD: Two people killed overnight in south Charlotte shooting

Two people have been killed in a shooting in south Charlotte early Saturday morning, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

East Texas woman credits “country living” to 100-year-long life

Elma Mikel celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday.

  Dominion Energy’s VC Summer Nuclear Plant in S.C. shut down due to leak

Dominion Energy’s VC Summer Nuclear Plant has been temporarily shut down after a small leak in the reactor coolant system was discovered.

  Man charged with unwanted sexual contact with passenger aboard Charlotte flight

A man whose actions forced an American Airlines flight from Charlotte to Utah to land in Oklahoma is now facing criminal sexual misconduct charges involving a female passenger.

Police looking for suspects in gas station robbery

Police in South Carolina are looking for two people accused of robbing a gas station.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren visits South Carolina ahead of February primary

Warren says she is working around the clock to meet voters face to face ahead of the South Carolina democratic presidential primary in February.

Silver Alert canceled for 16-year-old mom, infant baby

A 16-year-old girl and her infant daughter are missing, and the N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for their whereabouts.

SC sheriff arrested on domestic violence charge

The sheriff of Colleton County was booked into the county detention center Saturday on a domestic violence charge.

  Huntersville officials responding to fatal accident on I-77 N

Huntersville Fire has confirmed that a person was killed in an accident on I-77 N on Saturday evening.

Police searching for suspect following domestic violence incident in west Charlotte

An incident at a residence in west Charlotte on Saturday left one person with minor injuries and police searching for the individual believed to be responsible.

Transgender woman was asked for ID to vote in Mecklenburg. Why activists are worried.

Transgender advocates are fearful that a new state law requiring North Carolina voters to provide photo ID at the polls in 2020 will lead to discrimination — and potentially, disenfranchisement — against people who are gender nonconforming.

Putting up Christmas decorations early can make you a happier person, experts say

Putting up your Christmas decorations early can make you happier through the holidays, experts say.

  Deputies: Man killed in deputy-involved shooting after threatening, firing shots at officials

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a deputy shot and killed a reportedly suicidal man on Friday evening.

Stolen gun found in car at Union County football game

A 15-year-old boy was arrested Friday after deputies reportedly found a stolen handgun inside a car at a Union County football game.

Molly’s Kids: Indian Land mother donates her kidney to her son. Both doing well.

Jeff Brown and his wife Erin have waited over two years to give this update: Their son, Lukas, just received a new kidney. Mom Erin was the donor.

Minivan left parked in middle of I-77 traffic was a trap set by robber, police say

Landis Darnell Glaspy, 48, snatched a woman out of the first vehicle that stopped on Monday and then drove off in her car, according to a press release. It happened on Interstate 77, about 65 miles north of Charlotte, officials said.

Historic Excelsior Club under contract again after other efforts have fallen through

After the fate of the Excelsior Club was up in the air for months, the historic landmark is under contract again, the broker for the property said Friday.

MLS commissioner speaks on potential of Charlotte landing a professional soccer team

MLS commissioner Don Garber spoke about Charlotte’s push for an MLS team Friday night.

  Kannapolis mother arrested, boyfriend wanted for child abuse charges

The mother of a four-year-old child in Kannapolis has been arrested, and her significant other is wanted, after an investigation determined that her child had received multiple serious injuries as a result of abuse.

Man accused of dragging motorcyclist down road with truck in Rock Hill, then leaving scene

An investigation determined that Brian Jon Waters was driving the 1997 Toyota truck involved in the hit-and-run. Detectives issued an arrest warrant for leaving the scene of an accident with personal injury on Waters.

3 cut, 1 stabbed by man at NC movie theater, officials say

Four people suffered cuts or puncture wounds when a man pulled out a knife during an argument at a movie theater in Cary Friday night, officials said.

CMPD searching for suspect wanted on armed robbery, kidnapping charges

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a woman who is charged with a number of different crimes and has allowed her electronic monitoring device to die.

  Suspect arrested after armed robbery in Matthews shopping center

A woman has been arrested and charged with robbing a victim in the parking lot in front of a Harris Teeter in Matthews.

  NC teachers back governor’s choice to veto pay-raise bills

Friday, Cooper called for teachers to demand negotiations on what he calls a “real” pay raise for educators, and for legislators to propose one.

Several Chesterfield Co. deputies under investigation for misconduct allegations

Chesterfield County Sheriff James Dixon requested SLED to investigate the allegations of misconduct made against several deputies within the department.

  More than 1K people turn out to join Greta Thunberg in Charlotte climate strike

Thunberg, who has nearly 3 million followers on Twitter, has gotten attention for mobilizing a global youth movement against climate change and Friday she will stand beside 14-year-old Mary Ellis Stevens.

  Greta Thunberg joins local student for youth-led climate strike in Charlotte

Thunberg, who has nearly 3 million followers on Twitter, has gotten attention for mobilizing a global youth movement against climate change and Friday she will stand beside 14-year-old Mary Ellis Stevens.

Suspect in Aniah Blanchard disappearance to be brought to Alabama

Ibraheem Yazeed is being transported back to Alabama after appearing in an Escambia County, Florida courtroom Friday afternoon.

Two sentenced to federal prison for drug conspiracy in Rowan County

A Rowan County man and a resident of Cartersville, Georgia, were each sentenced to prison for acts committed in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Salisbury, announced Matthew G.T. Martin, United States Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina.

CMPD searching for wanted robbery suspect

Police want the public’s help finding a man charged in connection to an armed robbery.

  SC man at center of 2018 manhunt sentenced to 8 years in prison

A man who was arrested in 2018 for attempted murder following a manhunt that crossed state lines was sentenced in a York County courtroom on Friday.

Wilmington man had PCP in his system when he hit car carrying family in 2015

A Wilmington man who caused a serious three car crash was sentenced to up to 5 years in prison this week.

  Three charged in 2016 killing of Waxhaw teacher

Elementary school teacher 33-year-old Ruijuan Guo was leaving a concert with her fiancé and now-deceased Louis Henry (“Joe”) Fuqua when she was shot in the head during an armed robbery, police say.

York County officials locate parents after finding toddler walking along rural road

The York County Sheriff’s Office has located the parents of a 2-year-old who had been previously found walking along a rural road in Smyrna, accompanied by two dogs.

Two arrested in Rowan County for multiple drug trafficking charges

Two men have been taken into custody and charged with trafficking large quantities of methamphetamine and heroin in the Town of Spencer.