Couple who vanished during California getaway found alive

  6-month-old missing boy from Matthews found dead in Charlotte cemetery

Cincinnati girl battling stage-4 brain cancer wants to spread hope, positivity

Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks on buses

Bernie Sanders holding Myrtle Beach rally ahead of SC primary

This brewery in NoDa is closing its doors. Here’s what we know.

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Greg Olsen on Charlotte being “home,” his charity and why he’s joining the Seahawks

N.C. 3rd grader wins $1,000 scholarship for cabbage plant

A local crisis hotline slashed more than half its staff. Now, dispatches can take hours

Kannapolis Mayor Hinnant selected to serve on Advisory Committee

Rowan County road closing for culvert replacement

Two arrested after car connected to missing Tenn. girl found in NC

Affidavit: Man arrested for cutting off puppy’s ears

A Memphis man is accused of animal cruelty after cutting off a puppy’s ears.

  Friends plead for driver to come forward in deadly east Charlotte hit-and-run

Friends of a man killed in an east Charlotte hit-and-run earlier this month are asking that the driver responsible for the incident come forward.

7 arrested in connection to prostitution investigation at Myrtle Beach gentleman’s club

Myrtle Beach police arrested seven people Friday following allegations that a local gentleman’s club operated as a brothel.

Cameras could be placed in special education classrooms at parent’s request under proposed bill

Louisiana House Bill 138 provides that cameras that record audio and video be placed in classrooms where a majority of students receive special education for at least 50 percent of their instructional time.

Man shot in own Charlotte apartment by intruder

  Someone tried to kidnap 10-year-old in east Charlotte, police say

  CMS survey asks students about sexual orientation and gender identity

  Dorian Harper, convicted in 2013 Union Co. child abuse case, released from prison

Inmate confesses to beating two child molesters to death in prison

Baby born in Birmingham on 02/20/20 at 2:20!

Public memorial service held of Faye Marie Swetlik

Faye’s family wants everyone to wear bright colors, especially pink and purple, to honor Faye’s bright and bubbly spirit.

Body of Mississippi soldier to return home Saturday

Cpl. Zachary Austin Holloway will be escorted to Laurel where he will be laid to rest next week.

  Snowfall below normal but winter tourism up, say officials

Thursday’s four-inch snowfall was among the deepest so far. Even so, skiers and other tourists have flocked to the mountains on weekends this winter.

  Morganton man reacts to wife’s arrest in 21-year-old murder

21 years after a newborn baby was discovered beaten, in a bag on the side of the road, deputies have now arrested the baby’s mother.

4 injured, part of I-485 Outer closes due to multi-vehicle crash

Four people were injured and part of I-485 Outer was closed due to a multi-vehicle crash on the highway Friday afternoon.

  Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion in settlement with feds over ‘staggering’ illegal conduct

Federal prosecutors and the SEC announced a settlement with Wells Fargo for $3 billion Friday, closing the long-running federal probes into the bank’s sham sales practices.

  Man charged in hit-and-run death of bicyclist in east Charlotte

A man has been charged in an east Charlotte hit-and-run that left a bicyclist dead late Monday night.

  York County nonprofit feels loss of Earth Fare stores closing

In addition to jobs lost, nonprofits that received support from Earth Fare are also feeling the impact of the store’s closure.

67-year-old woman reported missing in York County, S.C.

Tamara D. Thompson was last seen on Feb. 17 at 5:30 a.m. on Kingsburry Road in York.

  Inmate, serving 25 years for 2017 Charlotte murder, dies after fight at N.C. prison

Officials say 23-year-old Andre A. Young-Johnson, an inmate at Maury Correctional Institution, died from injuries sustained in a fight with another offender.

Appeals court keeps block on Mississippi 6-week abortion ban

A federal appeals court is keeping a block on a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions as early as six weeks - when many women may not even know they are pregnant.

Supreme Oreos are selling on eBay for over $10,000

Oreo's latest collaboration with streetwear brand Supreme isn't such a sweet deal. Supreme's designer Oreos launched in New York City Thursday, and they're already selling on eBay for more than $10,000.

Driver accused of striking Charleston school crossing guard receives PR bond

The driver accused of striking a school crossing guard in Charleston and driving had a bond hearing Friday morning.

21 years later, NC detectives close case of ‘Baby Michael’

On March 3, 1999, a baby less than 24 hours old was found beaten to death in a plastic bag along Canady Pond Road in southern Cumberland County.

TBI releases new information on vehicle possibly connected to Amber Alert for missing toddler

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has uncovered new information regarding an Amber Alert that was issued Wednesday for a 15-month-old girl out of Sullivan County.

Person killed in fiery crash on I-20 was teacher at Benedict College

Investigators said a semi and sedan were going the same direction on the interstate when the driver of the car lost control.

Resident’s tip helps officials locate missing Charlotte man

A 77-year-old man with cognitive issues who was reported missing Friday morning has been found, police say, thanks to a community member’s tip.

North Carolina schools chief: People want Common Core gone

North Carolina's schools superintendent says survey results show people in the state want the public education standards known as "Common Core" eliminated.

  Remembering Rev. Billy Graham: A look back at the life of ‘America’s Pastor’

Reverend William Franklin “Billy” Graham Jr was laid to rest on February 21, 2018 next to his beloved wife, Ruth Graham, in Charlotte.

  No injuries in commercial car business fire

The fire broke out at a building on Mount Holly Road, where smoke and flames could be seen pouring from the roof.

  Temperatures cool below freezing overnight leaving potential for icy roads

As subfreezing air rolls in behind this snow, the leftover water on the roadways may freeze in spots creating hazardous driving conditions.

  Teens accused of cyberbullying girl with special needs now facing criminal charges

"It’s not a joke. It’s not a game. Real people are harmed. Families are hurt.”

  Rate Discrimination: Some insurance companies give better rates for customers with certain jobs, education

Drivers with less education or jobs that typically pay less may face higher car insurance rates, according to an industry insider.

Shaker Heights man posing as Uber driver arrested for rape

Shaker Heights man posing as Uber driver arrested for rape

  Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools closed, other districts delay or close after Thursday’s winter weather

Local school districts are starting to announce delays and closings Friday due to conditions from winter weather in the area Thursday.

6 displaced after Hickory fire

One person suffered minor burns in the blaze at the 340 block of 4th Street Southeast.

Lifesavers, survivors honored Thursday at 7th annual Hearts & Heroes in Cabarrus

While many avoided the snow, nearly 300 people convened Thursday for the Cabarrus County EMS Hearts & Heroes event.

Duke CTSI doubles space at NC Research Campus for Translational Population Health Research Center, home of MURDOCK Study

With a grateful nod to the past and a bright eye on the future, the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) officially opened its expansion Wednesday on the North Carolina Research Campus.

  Artist who created age progression photo of missing Asha Degree explains process

A forensic artist with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is the person who envisions what a missing child would look like today by creating age-progression photos.

New shops coming to Concord Mills

Concord Mills, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in North Carolina, announced that New Balance and Versona are joining the center this spring, according to a press release.

Mom, 2 year old fled east Charlotte Walmart as armed person prompted evacuation

A reported gunman inside an east Charlotte Walmart sent dozens of scared shoppers scrambling Tuesday morning and by Thursday police said they have not located the person suspected of pulling out a gun.

Woman fatally struck by NYX float identified

The accident happened around 8 p.m. on Feb. 19 near the intersection of Magazine Street and Valence Street.

  Iconic Civil Rights leader speaks to students at Salisbury High

One of the iconic figures of the Civil Rights movement spent some time in Salisbury on Thursday, talking to high school students about his experiences in the 1960’s and following.

  Five Charlotte murder cases from 2019 dismissed, thrown out due to lacking, incorrect evidence

In three of those cases, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police arrested the wrong person and the case was dismissed after prosecutors reviewed additional evidence, raising questions about the evidence work leading up to filing murder charges.

Missing Clemson University student found dead in Tenn.

Deputies said they found the body of John Andrew Martin Jr., 21, along with his car in Sevier County.

  Bank robbery suspect arrested after leading deputies on highway chase from Union Co.

A bank robbery suspect is now in custody after leading deputies on a highway chase from Union County Thursday.

  Deputies arrest driver accused of striking school crossing guard and driving off

Deputies have arrested a driver accused of striking a school crossing guard in Charleston and driving off.

Student found with BB gun at Butler High School

A student was found with a BB gun at Butler High School Thursday.

North Carolina health officials report 11 new flu deaths

North Carolina health officials say 11 more people died of complications from the flu last week, including a victim between the ages of 5 and 17 years old.

N.C. soldiers return home from sudden Middle East deployment

By the end of the weekend, nearly 800 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division’s Immediate Response Force are slated to have returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Inmate missing after being mistakenly released from Gaston County Jail

The missing inmate is 35-year-old Kyle Auten.

Charlotte man arrested on sex trafficking, child porn charges

A bill of indictment was unsealed for a Charlotte man charged with sex trafficking a minor and producing child pornography.

  WWII veteran carried to seat at Trump rally in Phoenix

Trump supporters held up Ervin Julian, a 100-year-old World War II veteran, and carried to him to his seat.

The Weeknd coming to Charlotte in July on ‘After Hours’ world tour

Grammy-winning singer The Weeknd has announced that he will be coming to Charlotte in July as part of his ‘After Hours’ world tour.

Road rage in Walmart parking lot lands man in jail

Salisbury Police who were responding to a larceny call at Walmart had to intervene in another matter when they saw a man driving a car that appeared to be chasing a man driving a pickup truck through the parking lot.

TBI issues Amber Alert for east Tennessee infant last seen in December

TBI said 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell was last seen Dec. 26, 2019. She was not reported missing until Feb. 18.

Earth Fare sets store closing dates as details emerge on what led to its demise

As Earth Fare stores in the Charlotte area prepare to close their doors next week and lay off hundreds of workers, bankruptcy court documents reveal what led to the filing and what will happen next.

Protective dog follows lost boy in woods, refuses to let anyone near, Florida cops say

A loyal family dog is credited with keeping a lost 3 year old safe in the woods of northern Florida on Tuesday — even to the point of confronting strangers who tried approaching the boy, deputies say.

Record year for North Carolina Transportation Museum in Spencer

In 2019, the N.C. Transportation Museum achieved record attendance for the third consecutive year, providing an even greater positive economic impact to the surrounding region than ever before, according to a news release.

Jeff Corley named City of Concord Water Resources Director

Jeff Corley’s promotion to Water Resources Director was announced by City Manager Lloyd Payne this week.

  First Alert: Rain, sleet and snow in the forecast

A Winter Weather Advisory is out for the entire WBTV area today as a storm approaches from the west.

  School districts announce Thursday closings, early dismissal due to expected winter weather

Multiple local school districts are announcing closings due to winter weather expected in the WBTV viewing area Thursday.

  In case you haven’t heard – snow hits Thursday

If the snow falls heavily enough, it won’t surprise me to see a quick inch – or more in some spots – to show up on your deck railing or the patio furniture.

Man, woman found dead in murder-suicide at Rock Hill home

The incident happened at a home on Eden Terrace around 8 p.m.

  The relaunch of My Brother’s Keeper CLT Mecklenburg

The program My Brother's Keeper Charlotte Mecklenburg has relaunched and leaders are saying it's no longer business as usual. The program started in Charlotte back in 2015.

  Armed suspect, connected to murder, hospitalized after SWAT situation in Chester County

Officials say a suspect, connected to a murder in Chester County, is now in the hospital after a SWAT situation Wednesday.

  CMS dismissing early, cancels after-school activities Thursday due to expected winter weather

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools are canceling all after-school activities for Thursday, Feb. 20, as winter weather is expected to impact the Charlotte area Thursday.

  Man found guilty, sentenced to life in prison for murder of 2-year-old in Gaston Co.

Court officials say a man was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison for the 2017 murder of a 2-year-old in Gaston County.