A backlog of child support cases at the Mecklenburg County courthouse has left hundreds of families in limbo. The courthouse claims it has nothing to do with the backlog, but the child support enforcement office says it can only schedule appointments allowed by the courts.
Although the findings clear any councilmember of direct violations of the city’s ethics guidelines, the review made several recommendations, many of which have been the center of a years-long WBTV investigation into city council ethics.
A WBTV Investigation finds that proposed sidewalks stay on the waiting list for decades and that the rankings for those projects are updated so infrequently they often don’t reflect the changing landscape of communities.
Most of us go to the doctor or a hospital for treatment and pay the bill and figure it’s all taken care of. However, a Charlotte man tonight wants to know why over a year and a half after he paid his bill, a second bill arrived.
Two crime reduction units within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are stopping, searching and arresting Black people at a disproportionate rate. Data shows 92% of people arrested by the two units in a 12-month period were Black.
There have been dozens of cases across the state of people skipping the line and getting the COVID-19 vaccine earlier than they were supposed to. The line skipping comes as many North Carolinians 65 and older still wait to be inoculated.
The N.C. HOPE Grant program has only spent $42 million of $160 million set aside to help people pay their rent and utility bills. State officials have approved a total of $120 million in grant awards but cannot explain why it's taking so long to get checks cut.
A computer program built by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is being blamed by hospitals and health departments across the state as a reason why COVID-19 vaccine distribution is moving slowly. The state has spent $7 million on the system, when the government version was free.
When you require surgery or hospitalization, most of us look for an in network hospital covered by our insurance. An Indian Trail woman says she followed all the rules and went to an in network hospital - only to be hit with a huge bill.
The N.C. Watchdog Reporting Network surveyed local health departments across the state to find out why North Carolina has ranked near the bottom of states in administering the COVID-19 vaccine. We found a lack of manpower, technical problems and logistical hurdles.
A Matthews man was arrested in Washington, D.C. Wednesday as part of the violent group of pro-Trump supporters that stormed the United States Capitol, causing chaos and bloodshed. He's one of seven arrested on Wednesday with North Carolina ties.
Atrium Health is scheduling non-critical employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, despite state regulations aimed at ensuring those who interact with COVID-19 patients and the elderly are inoculated first.
A North Carolina accounting firm has come under fire from the state board that licenses certified public accountants for its practice of providing financial consulting and auditing services to the same clients.
As jobless North Carolinians start running out of their state unemployment benefits, more of them are starting to apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. Some of those people tell WBTV they’ve been waiting on a determination for their claims for months.
She was quoted a price for a surgical procedure but got a bill for thousands of dollars more months later! A Charlotte woman has spent the past six months trying to get her bill straightened out but is getting nowhere.
As the first doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine arrives in North Carolina, the hospitals charged with administering the vaccine have provided few specific details about how the first doses will be distributed.
New video obtained by WBTV shows deputies working at the Lincoln County courthouse restraining and trying to handcuff a 19-year-old who was having an apparent seizure. The teen suffered a broken wrist, in addition to being treated for altered mental state and a seizure.
If you’re a utility customer at Duke Energy, it could be a pricey holiday season if you’re not careful.The company is reporting more than 25,000 customer scam attempts this year – the highest year on record.
Emails obtained by WBTV show top regulators at N.C. Department of Health and Human Services helped Cardinal Innovations respond to concerns from Mecklenburg County and sent Cardinal an advanced copy of a response letter to the county, to which Cardinal suggested edits.
Surgeons in our area are bracing for cutbacks in payment from the federal government, they say, could impact the care you receive. This comes as the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid prepare to implement a massive cut in reimbursement rates nationwide.
Thousands of North Carolinians have been forced from their homes this year, despite a pair of orders from the Governor banning evictions Leegraciea Lewis, who was forced from her apartment and is now living in an extended stay hotel, is one of them.
An ongoing lawsuit stemming from the disappearance and death of a Cleveland County woman in 2008 is highlighting the regulatory failures of N.C. DHHS to keep seniors and those with cognitive disabilities safe.
The North Carolina State Board of Elections said Friday it was reviewing video taken inside the Anson County Board of Elections building showing people voting.The video, which was first published by WBTV on Thursday.
Video obtained by WBTV shows the husband of a candidate for local office in Anson County repeatedly escorting voters into cast their ballot. The video surfaced after county elections officials denied any existed for more than two weeks and after some video was deleted.
A memo from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings says the City of Charlotte spent approximately $17 million on the Republican National Convention. The memo does not provide any details on how the money was spent but does include a timeline for releasing more information.