Iredell County

  Man charged with murder, child abuse in death of toddler in Statesville

A man has been charged in connection with the September death of a 2-year-old child in Statesville.

  Fatal crash involving tractor-trailer shuts down interstate in Iredell County

  Statesville City Council reaches agreement to keep large American flag flying at Gander RV

Local law enforcement officers sport pink badges for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Recently-retired Mooresville K-9 officer Baks passes away

  Iredell County homeowner holds intruder at gunpoint after break-in

  Iredell-Statesville Schools postpone, cancel, or move after school outdoor activities due to heat

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  Friends hope for justice after hit and run claims life of 29-year-old in Iredell County

Deputies sport pink badges for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Homeowner holds burglar at gunpoint, deputies link him to two other B&E’s

  Mooresville man hospitalized after complications from vaping

  Lowe’s sending supplies to the coast in preparation for Hurricane Dorian

  N.C. rescue opens temporary shelter for hurricane animals

  Missing man’s Jeep found one year after disappearance from Statesville

Marty Teague, 53, went missing from his Statesville home in July, 2018.

Three Rivers Land Trust awarded $944,200 to conserve two farms in Davie and Iredell counties

The Salisbury-based Three Rivers Land Trust has announced the recent awarding of two grants from the North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund totaling $944,200 to conserve two farms in Davie and Iredell Counties.

  Gander RV company sends message to city of Statesville with TV ad about American flag

The commercial showed veterans who work for the company raising a big American flag, like the one in Statesville.

  Suspect arrested for stealing weapons, other materials from local police cars

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations has reported an arrest made in a case involving five different breaking and entering incidents involving local law enforcement vehicles.

  Storms cause significant damage in Statesville; emergency responders also affected

  Six people facing charges after 70+ guns stolen from NC pawn shop

  Teen charged in death of Mooresville High School student athlete

  Homes damaged after storms cause downed trees, power outages in Iredell County

  Fans in Mooresville grateful that Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and family are safe

  Mooresville race fans relieved that Dale Earnhardt Jr., family survived crash

Juvenile charged after West Iredell High School shooting threat

A 14-year-old is charged by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office after threats of gun violence at school.

Crews battle house fire in Mooresville

According to Iredell Communications, the incident happened at a home on Savannah Crossing Drive around 3:30 p.m.

  Sheriff: Convicted felon speeds through license check, runs from police with child in car

Deputies began following the vehicle but quickly stopped following it for safety reasons when they realized there was a small child - unrestrained - inside.

  Part of man’s leg amputated after being struck by boat on Lake Norman

According to Iredell Communications, the incident happened on Lake Norman near Brick Kiln Way in Iredell County.

  Mooresville students head back to school early this year

Students and staff in Mooresville started class earlier than usual this year, but school leaders think the new schedule will benefit students.

  Mooresville High School student athlete dies after on-campus accident

School officials say they are grieving the loss and to help students and staff deal with the loss, the district will be offering additional counseling services for both students and staff as they begin the new school year.

  More than 15 agencies respond to blaze at Statesville asphalt plant

According to Iredell Communications, the incident happened at Maymead Inc. on Bostian Bridge Road off of Buffalo Shoals Road about two miles southeast of downtown Statesville.

Mooresville announces new town manager

According to the Town of Mooresville, Mayor Miles Atkins announced that Randy Hemann has been selected as Mooresville’s new town manager.

3 wanted in alleged assault, robbery in Statesville

Both victims told police they were at an apartment on Valley Street, visiting with friends when about six unknown males came through the front door, severely assaulting and robbing them.

  Major washout may force couple out of home in Statesville

The homeowners say rain caused the washout that could eventually take the house.

  Statesville man helps shape new rules for NC distilleries

A new law that North Carolina craft distillery owners call a “game-changer” was signed by the governor in Raleigh Monday.

Armed robbery suspect wanted in Huntersville

The Huntersville Police Department is actively looking for a suspect believed to be involved in an armed robbery that took place in Huntersville on July 24.

Man arrested, charged with robbing Fifth Third Bank in Mooresville

A day after robbing a bank in Mooresville, a suspect believed to be responsible for the crime has been taken into custody.

  Man on the run after bank robbery in Mooresville

A man is being sought in connection to a reported bank robbery in Mooresville Tuesday morning.

  Statesville mother charged in death of 4-month-old son

Erika Renee Altamirano, 34, was arrested on charges of felony second-degree murder and felony child abuse in the death of baby son.

Man arrested after masked suspects break into Statesville home, rob and tie-up family

A suspect has been brought into custody by the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office following a home invasion in Statesville early Sunday morning.

Man reported missing in Statesville

Statesville police say 57-year-old Jose Gaspar was last seen Friday, July 5 on Oakland Avenue.

Statesville Police searching for masked bank robbery suspects

The Statesville Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating two suspects who robbed a local bank on Monday afternoon.

19-year-old woman reported missing in Statesville found safe

Nia Cupp was reported missing July 1 after last being seen on June 29 in Statesville.

  Mooresville residence sustains heavy damage in fire

A house in Mooresville on Friday reportedly experienced heavy damages after a fire left the property ablaze.

  Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen surprises boaters on Lake Norman with gifts

Olsen surprised boaters with safety gear and life jackets from Academy Sports + Outdoors and Onyx.

Governor signs state disaster declaration for Catawba, Mecklenburg and surrounding counties

Governor Roy Cooper announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration has granted his request for a disaster declaration for Mecklenburg County and Catawba County, and the contiguous counties of Alexander, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, and Union.

  NC girl missing more than two weeks found safe

The Statesville Police Department said Friday that a missing girl who was last seen more than two weeks ago was found safe.

  Residents react to Lowe’s tech jobs added to Charlotte instead of Mooresville

County leaders say it's a win-win for the Charlotte region, others wish Lowe's would have added the jobs in Mooresville.

Sex offender, out on bond for allegedly selling drugs from home, arrested again for selling drugs from home

Juwan Anthony Hester, 34, is charged with felony maintaining a dwelling, vehicle or place for controlled substances, and felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

  6 injured, 4 children in critical condition after crash involving semi-truck in Statesville

Officials say a car carrying five small children pulled out into the intersection in front of a semi-truck. All occupants of the car were taken to local area hospitals.

  Statesville City Council votes against change to flag ordinance as debate over giant American flag continues

The Statesville City Council has voted against changes to a flag ordinance Monday night as the debate over a giant American flag Gander RV on I-77 continues.

  Acting police chief appointed as investigation into Mooresville PD continues

Interim Town Manager Ryan Rase announced Monday that Ron Campurciani has been appointed Acting Police Chief, effective immediately, as an investigation continues into the Mooresville Police Department.

Iredell County officials searching for breaking-and-entering suspects

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is asking for public assistance in identifying three individuals they believe to be responsible for breaking and entering multiple vehicles at a local wedding venue.

Man wanted in Cabarrus and Rowan counties captured in Iredell

A man wanted in Cabarrus and Rowan counties was apprehended by deputies in Iredell County.

  Tiger cub at Zootastic Park named in honor of fallen Mooresville officer

A 7-week-old tiger cub, that was just introduced to the public last week, has officially been named after fallen Mooresville police officer Jordan Sheldon.

  Statesville Planning Board approves flag size change recommendation after lawsuit over giant American flag

The Statesville Planning Board approved a recommendation Monday to increase the size of flags allowed in certain areas.

Man on Iredell County ‘Most Wanted’ list arrested following ATV chase with deputies

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man wanted for ‘numerous’ different charges following a pursuit that took them off the roads and into trails in the woods.

Iredell deputies looking for Cleveland man in theft of dirt bikes, four wheelers

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Joshua Rick Bass, 32, of Oswalt Amity Road in Cleveland.

  Store manager fired after deputy picking up engagement ring turned away over service weapon

An Iredell County deputy attempting to pick up a pre-purchased engagement ring from a Kay Jewelers Tuesday was turned away because his uniform, which contained a service weapon, didn’t meet store policy, officials say.

  Person killed in crash involving motorcycle in Iredell County

According to North Carolina State Highway Patrol, the incident happened near Highway 3 and Johnson Dairy Road.

Officials looking for woman accused of stealing checks from business in Iredell Co.

Officials are looking for a woman who is accused of breaking into a business and stealing checks in Iredell County.

  Mooresville police chief, captain placed on administrative leave with pay

Town of Mooresville officials also say this action is solely a personnel matter and was not based on any allegation or suspicion of criminal activity.

  Sergeant raises $12K for family of fallen Officer Jordan Sheldon

A sergeant in Lincoln County raised $12,000 and presented a check to the mother and brother of fallen Mooresville Police Officer Jordan Sheldon Monday afternoon.

Illegal immigrant found in possession of $400k worth of cocaine in Iredell County traffic stop

A traffic stop on I-77 turned into a major drug bust for deputies in Iredell County on Friday evening after the driver was found to have nearly 9 pounds of cocaine in his vehicle.

  Silver Alert cancelled after Mooresville man found in Tennessee

A Silver Alert that had been issued by the Mooresville Police Department on Saturday evening has been cancelled.

  Statesville expected to reach resolution to allow massive American flag to continue flying

Statesville’s Mayor has asked the Statesville Planning Department to draft a text amendment that would allow a large flag displayed at Gander RV on I-77 to continue flying.

  Power restored to thousands after car crashes into pole in Statesville

Officials say the incident caused about 1,500 customers to be without power.

50-year-old woman killed in crash in Iredell County

The wreck happened just after noon on Old Mountain Road near Old Miller Road in Shiloh.

  Statesville files lawsuit over business’s massive American flag, CEO challenges rule

A petition drive has started and the company has vowed on Facebook that when it comes to the request to take the flag down, “We won’t do it.”

  Two wounded after shooting at Mooresville residence

Two men are being treated for injuries following an altercation at a home in Mooresville on Monday afternoon.

  Mooresville community honors veterans at Field of Flags ceremony

The town of Mooresville, with the support of sponsor the Mooresville—Lake Norman Exchange Club, hosted the Field of Flags ceremony on Monday in the lot adjacent to the Lowe’s YMCA.

  One-year-old killed, others injured in Iredell County golf cart accident

Three adults and four children were in a golf cart when the cart hit a pothole, causing a steering malfunction and the golf cart to overturn on Pintail Run Lane near Mooresville.

Statesville police cancel Silver Alert for missing woman

The Statesville Police Department is asking for public assistance in locating a woman seen off of Monroe Street near Salisbury Road in Statesville.

Deputies looking for semi-truck seen leaving with stolen trailer in Iredell County

At 3:13 a.m. on Sunday, a red or orange semi-truck with an unidentified emblem pulled into the parking lot, hooked up to the trailer and left the scene.

  Crews battle two-alarm fire at two-story home in Mooresville

According to the Town of Mooresville, the incident happened on South Main Street.

Suspects charged with neglect after children found in home with drugs

The children ages 3 months and 1 year old were inside the home during the search.

  Mooresville singer writes song to highlight community in wake of officer’s death

A Mooresville singer has written a song to highlight community in wake of a police officer's death.

  Pedestrian struck, killed on I-77 in Statesville

A pedestrian was struck, and killed on Interstate 77, partially closing the highway in Statesville Wednesday night.

2 firefighters injured, 8 displaced, including children, after fire at apartment complex in Statesville

Officials say two firefighters were injured, while six adults and two children were displaced after a fire at an apartment complex in Statesville Wednesday morning.

Caldwell Co. man accused of sexually assaulting 4-year-old girl in Iredell Co.

John David Mecimore Jr was arrested in Caldwell County and charged with two counts of felony indecent liberties with a child.

  Threat prompts increased police presence at Mooresville schools

Mooresville police say they worked with Mooresville Graded School District to investigate a social media threat and “address it accordingly.”

Men sentenced to 10-plus years in prison for 2018 Fiesta Rodeo shooting in Statesville

According to the Statesville Police Department, 20-year-old Jadakiss Ja’Wade Morrison, 20, and 18-year-old Jaquez Towayne Gaines, 18, each pleaded guilty to three counts of attempted first degree murder before a Superior Court Judge last week.