Iredell County

Iredell Health System vaccinates more than 2,600, more planned in coming weeks

Many of those have already received their second dose and an additional 1,300 are slated to be vaccinated between Wednesday and Saturday.

Iredell County man charged with statutory rape of child 15 or younger

Iredell deputies investigating after Statesville man shot

Iredell County man stops for energy drink and salad, takes home $100,000 win

High school science teacher charged with indecent liberties with a student in Iredell Co.

Iredell-Statesville Schools ESL program receives donation

Union Grove police investigating armed robbery

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Silver Alert canceled for missing 76-year-old man in Statesville

  Troutman man says collection agencies are hounding him to pay off his dead wife’s credit card debt

Couple accused of using meth, marijuana around newborn in Mooresville

N.C. man arrested on sex offense charges involving child

  Woman pulled from Iredell County house fire

Statesville sheet metal business creating “Personal Protection Guards” in effort to help businesses

  Help is available for Statesville residents facing power disconnections

Statesville residents have help available to pay power bills

Armed man found shot near wrecked car in Iredell County

The man was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

  Trials in gyms, cases delayed: With NC pandemic logjam, justice ‘slow as molasses’

Court cases across North Carolina are in flux, after more than eight months with limited function. As a result, district attorneys are having to make tough decisions on how to handle criminal cases.

Two dead from possible carbon monoxide poisoning in RV in Iredell County

Iredell County officials responded around 4:30 a.m. to an RV in the 900 block of Mocksville Highway in Cool Springs.

Retired police K-9 passes away after 9 years of service with Statesville PD

Iredell Co. woman accused of sex offenses with juvenile

Two killed after vehicle hydroplanes, crashes into Jeep in Iredell County

Wanted Cleveland, N.C. man accused of drugging, beating and sexually assaulting woman he bonded out of jail

  2 trapped inside RV after crashing into downed tree in Iredell County

  Mail carrier OK after tree falls on truck during Thursday deliveries

Iredell-Statesville Schools to go virtual on Friday after storm damage, power outages

School officials say the decision was made because of power outages and road conditions.

Statesville man arrested for selling ‘crack’ cocaine, other drugs

Statesville man was arrested after police searched his home and found drugs he was accused of selling.

Deputies: Man assaults, ties up family members, leads police on chase in stolen car in Iredell Co.

Deputies say a man assaulted and tied up three of his relatives in Iredell County then later led police of a chase in a stolen car in Charlotte.

1 person found dead inside camper fire in Iredell County

One person has died after a camper caught fire in the Love Valley community of Iredell County Sunday afternoon.

Three Rivers Land Trust hosts inaugural Outdoor Challenge

Three Rivers Land Trust announces Outdoor Challenge

Man arrested after 14 pounds of marijuana found in vehicle, gets $75,000 bond

A man was arrested after 14 pounds of marijuana was found in a vehicle in Iredell County and got a $75,000 bond.

United States Department of Agricultural awards $750,000 to Three Rivers Land Trust to conserve Iredell County farm

Salisbury-based Three Rivers Land Trust (TRLT) has announced recent funding in the amount of $750,000 that has been awarded to protect an Iredell County Farm

  $5K reward offered for arrest of person who left cat mutilated in neighborhood Mooresville park

Animal rescue workers say a feral cat was recently mutilated at Bellingham Park in Mooresville. His injuries so severe, the animal had to be put down.

  Cop handcuffed and taunted 7-year-old autistic student after he spat at school

The mother’s lawsuit accuses the defendants of constitutional violations, negligence, reckless and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and assault and battery.

Man facing murder charges after Statesville man assaulted, dies

A man is facing murder charges after a Statesville man died Friday morning.

  Carrigan Farms opens limited capacity pumpkin picking and haunted trails

Carrigan Farms in Mooresville opens pumpkin picking and haunted trails this week.

Woman charged with indecent liberties with a minor in Iredell Co.

Based on all the evidence gathered in this investigation, authorities received an arrest warrant on Hillary Jean Griffin for felony indecent liberties with a minor.

Man charged with several statutory sex crimes involving child in Statesville

A man has been charged with several statutory sex crimes involving a child in Statesville.

Iredell-Statesville Schools PreK-5 to return five days a week on Oct. 5

Iredell-Statesville Schools plan to have elementary school students back in the classroom full-time on October 5.

Man accused of multiple sexual assaults, kidnapping in Iredell County

Based on evidence, and statements gathered in the investigation, detectives were able to obtain arrest warrants on Rohit Patel for two separate counts of misdemeanor sexual battery, and one count of felony second degree kidnapping.

Silver Alert issued for missing 75-year-old Mooresville man last seen Sunday

Officials say George Henry Thompson is believed to be suffering from dementia or another cognitive impairment.

  Reward of up to $10K being offered for information on shooting range burglary

Someone broke into an indoor shooting range in Iredell County and stole multiple firearms, officials say. A reward of up to $10,00 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest in the case.

Former detention officer involved in deadly shooting in Iredell County

Officials say a former detention officer was involved in a deadly shooting in Iredell County Monday.

  Lake patrol officers say Lake Norman has busiest summer, Labor Day holiday in years

Iredell County Sheriff’s lake patrol officers say this year is busier than ever, likely because people have been cooped up indoors and are ready to have some socially distanced fun outside.

  One person killed, another injured in Mooresville car crash

Police say a truck crashed into a power pole off Oak Tree Road. One person died in the crash.

  Two killed in crash involving tractor-trailer in Statesville

Two people were killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer Thursday evening in Statesville.

Lightning strikes four Mooresville homes, sparks fire during Monday’s storms

Mooresville Fire-Rescue says the first three calls came in “quick succession and only minutes apart."

  Iredell Co. teacher charged with taking indecent liberties with student

Investigators say a parent found inappropriate communications between their child and the 30-year-old teacher.

Police discover more than 300 grams of meth during suspicious call

A Virginia man was arrested in Statesville Thursday after police discovered more than 300 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in his car.

Schools in Union and Iredell report COVID-19 cases during 1st week of school

School officials in Union and Iredell counties have reported COVID-19 cases during the first week of in-person instruction for students and teachers.

COVID-19 case reported at high school in Iredell County

A student or employee has tested positive for COVID-19 at a high school in Iredell County, officials say.

  Iredell-Statesville Schools administrators look into concerns raised by teachers over facilities cleanliness

A group of teachers in one local school system says they don’t feel safe in class and that school leaders have not kept promises when it comes to cleaning classrooms and providing supplies needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

  Person tests positive for COVID-19 at elementary school in Iredell County

The positive test came back from a person at Lake Norman Elementary School.

  Man shot and killed at homeless camp in Statesville

Statesville Police Department responded to a call for shots fired in area of car wash off I-40 exit 148 on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 2:50 p.m.

Two Pennsylvania men arrested for drug trafficking during traffic stop in Iredell County

Lance Abram and Emanuel Abram were taken into custody without incident.

  Iredell-Statesville middle school reports COVID-19 case; 7th grade class to start with remote learning

Officials have not said if the case was a student or employee at Third Creek Middle School.

Update: Reward offered for information on missing Mooresville teen

According to the Mooresville Police Department, Selena Crawley was last seen about 4 p.m. Aug. 12 in the back yard of her home in the Morrison Plantation subdivision.

  1 dead, 2 injured after car crashes into tree in Statesville

While investigating a shooting, police came across a wreck around 7:30 p.m. in the 1200 block of Fourth Street.

Iredell Co. man charged with kidnapping after woman, baby found hiding in woods

A 29-year-old Iredell County man is facing multiple charges in a kidnapping case.

  Tractor-trailer overturns, catches fire along I-40 in Iredell County

A tractor-trailer carrying empty tubes of toothpaste overturned and caught fire Monday night along I-40 eastbound in Iredell County, closing the roadway into Tuesday morning.

  Missing man found dead in area of Lake Norman in Iredell County

The body of 50-year-old Curtis Allen Wuellner was located in a heavily wooded area about a mile from the home.

  Mooresville teen scammed out of $2,000 given new jet ski by Lake Norman club

After seeing 16-year-old Keith Hanson’s story, the Lake Norman Jet Ski Club wanted to help him out.

Overturned tractor-trailer closes I-77 South in Iredell County

The interstate, just south of the I-40 interchange, at Exit 51-B, will remain closed until 5 p.m., according to troopers.

‘Thank you.’ Charlotte radio host gives heartfelt update after daughter killed in crash

A popular Charlotte radio host gave a heartfelt update and thanked supporters just over a week after his daughter was killed in a crash in Mooresville.

  Some Statesville firefighters upset city pay increase did not apply to them

Some firefighters in Statesville are questioning a measure passed by the Statesville City Council on Monday.

Football practice canceled for week after HS player tests positive for COVID-19 in Iredell Co.

Football practice has been canceled for a week after a player tested positive for coronavirus at a high school in Iredell County.

  Police: Officers fatally shoot armed man while responding to domestic incident in Mooresville

Police say they were at a home in the area in reference to a domestic assault incident on Sunday Aug. 2, at 9:30 p.m.

  Charlotte radio host ‘grateful for the outpouring of support’ after daughter’s death

In a Facebook post, a Charlotte radio host thanked the The Ace & TJ Show family “for the outpouring of support”’ after the death of Ace’s daughter in a single-car crash in Mooresville.

Driver found dead in flipped truck under I-77 bridge identified as missing NC woman

A driver found dead in an Iredell County crash, which troopers believed may have happened weeks ago, has been identified as a 41-year-old missing woman.

  ‘A heart wrenching blow’: Daughter of Charlotte radio host killed in Mooresville crash

The daughter of a popular Charlotte radio host was killed in a crash in Mooresville early Wednesday morning.

  Police investigate homicide after Statesville man shot, crashed car

Police say 39-year-old Courtney Deshawn Bradshaw, from Statesville, died at the scene from apparent gunshot wounds.

15-month-old boy drowns in swimming pool in Iredell County

The incident happened on the 1000 Block of Sharon School Road near New Sterling Road.

  Troutman family mourns loss of 53-year-old wife, mother to COVID-19

The family of Astrid Donahue says she died just days ago from the virus.

Boaters rescue pilot and passenger after amphibious plane crashes into Lake Norman

The plane was partially submerged when boaters came to the rescue, a news release said.

  Woman seriously injured in I-40 wreck that blocked traffic for hours

A wreck on the Catawba River bridge on Interstate 40 Thursday morning left a woman hurt and backed up eastbound traffic for miles.

Georgia man arrested on felony charges during Iredell County traffic stop

On Tuesday, Iredell County deputies assigned to the Interstate Criminal Enforcement (ICE) Team (ICE) conducted a traffic stop on a New Mexico registered 2020 Toyota Camry.

Rescue groups take 46 beagles from Mooresville home

Two rescue groups have worked together to retrieve 46 beagles from a home where a man said he had become overwhelmed trying to take care of the dogs.

  COVID-19 ‘clusters’ reported at childcare facility, high school in Iredell County

The report came Friday, just days after NCDHHS Secretery Mandy Cohen announced the state would begin reporting coronavirus “clusters,” which are considered five or more cases.

  Man killed in crash while reportedly fleeing police in Statesville

The incident happened around 1:36 p.m. when an officer on Brevard Street saw a driver passing him at high speeds in the opposite direction.

Statesville police investigating after fatal shooting of alleged trespasser

Police say a woman shot an alleged trespasser Monday morning in the 900 block of Adams Street,

  Bear scales tall tree in Mooresville after being hit by vehicle

At one point the bear stood up and started walking toward the base of the tree. Nervous onlookers took a few steps back until the bear settled down on a nearby branch.

2-month-old infant killed in Statesville wreck

The incident occurred around 5:15 p.m. on the 1200 block of Museum Road, where a vehicle reportedly drove left of center into oncoming traffic.

Man found dead in Iredell Co. home, homicide investigation underway

The 35-year-old victim was found in a home on Damron Lane in Harmony.