Iredell County

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

A day after that frightening plane crash involving Dale Earnhardt Jr and his family, many of his fans are expressing gratitude that no one was hurt.

Crews battle house fire in Mooresville

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

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

  Mooresville students head back to school early this year

  Mooresville High School student athlete dies after on-campus accident

  More than 15 agencies respond to blaze at Statesville asphalt plant

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Mooresville announces new town manager

3 wanted in alleged assault, robbery in Statesville

  Major washout may force couple out of home in Statesville

  Statesville man helps shape new rules for NC distilleries

Armed robbery suspect wanted in Huntersville

Man arrested, charged with robbing Fifth Third Bank in Mooresville

  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

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

  Mooresville residence sustains heavy damage in fire

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

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

  NC girl missing more than two weeks 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.

  Procession for fallen Mooresville officer Jordan Sheldon stretched for 14 miles

A funeral procession for fallen Mooresville Police Officer Jordan Sheldon stretched for at least 14 miles as it made it’s way up Interstate 77 to the Mooresville Police Department Friday.

  Mooresville locals, retired first responders honor fallen officer Jordan Sheldon as procession moves through

Matteo and his mom,Tati, live in Mooresville. They both made a sign that reads “Thank You Officer Sheldon” and decorated it with paw prints to honor Sheldon who worked alongside his K-9 Ramon.

Woman accused of assaulting disabled clients at Iredell County group home

The victims, ages 20, 16 and 20, are all mentally and physically disabled.

Police officer rear-ends car in Statesville, driver taken to hospital

Statesville police say an officer, distracted by another vehicle, ran into the back of another driver’s car Wednesday.

  Thousands gather as Town of Mooresville holds celebration of life for Officer Jordan Sheldon

Thousands of people gathered Wednesday night as the Town of Mooresville held a celebration of life for Officer Jordan Sheldon, who was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop in Mooresville this past weekend.

  Officer Sheldon remembered through Adopt A Cop organization

While fallen Mooresville Police officer Jordan Sheldon will undoubtedly be remembered for his police work in the city he served, some will cherish the work he did off the beat.

  “It was always his dream,” friends remember fallen Mooresville Police Officer as fulfilling a lifelong goal prior to untimely death

People who knew Officer Jordan Sheldon beyond just the uniform he wore are speaking after his untimely death.

  ’I will never forget him,’ She only met Officer Jordan Sheldon once, but once was enough

On Thursday evening, Mooresville Police Officer Jordan Sheldon pulled into a BP gas station to fill up. While there, he met a woman that was passing through and that woman says the conversation they had will stick with her forever.

Man accused of violently assaulting man in Iredell County

According to the Iredell County Sheriff's Office, 27-year-old Brent Dingess was charged with one count of felony assault inflicting serious injury.

  Officials: Massive fire at Iredell Co. warehouse ‘likely’ arson

Officials said that four people were seen running away from the building as the fire started.

  Deputies searching for robbers accused of breaking into multiple ‘unlocked cars’

Deputies are working to identify robbers who broke into several cars in Iredell County Wednesday.

  Celebration of Life service scheduled for Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s mom in Mooresville

Family and close friends of Brenda Jackson will pay their respects from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 29, at Heritage House at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory in Mooresville. Family and close friends are then invited to a private Celebration of Life memorial service from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, als

Census numbers show significant growth in Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Iredell, steady gain in Rowan

The U.S. Census Bureau has released county population estimates for 2018, showing that numbers for Rowan County continue to creep upward, while in Cabarrus, the numbers show a big gain.

  Community supports former Iredell Co. Sheriff’s deputy’s MS treatments

The unconventional treatment proved to be somewhat of a miracle for this former deputy. He's now overdue for a second treatment, which he'll need to keep this progress moving forward.

14-year-old accused of setting trash can on fire at high school in Iredell County

When the officials arrived in the area, they discovered the hallway filling with smoke. The fire department was called to respond to the high school and the fire was contained to a trash can in the bathroom.

  Hazmat called after two men found dead inside Iredell County home

The victims were found just after 12 p.m. at a home on Devon Forest Drive, which is off of West Park Avenue near Magla Park.

  Gas prices stable, but up for the Easter weekend

Experts say the rising gas prices now are due to refinery issues, sanctions on oil from Iran and Venezuela, and cutbacks from OPEC that are affecting the global price.

NC man charged with seven felony sex crimes involving minor

The victim told investigators that he had sexually assaulted her multiple times between September 2014 and September 2017.

Pair arrested, drugs and money seized following Iredell County drug bust

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office has taken two people into custody after a routine home search led to the discovery of drugs, paraphernalia and nearly $7,000 in cash.

15-year-old charged, accused of threatening to shoot people at high school in Iredell County

According to the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, a parent of a student at West Iredell High School, told deputies about a threat overheard at the school. The teen allegedly said he was going to shoot people at the school.

Silver Alert cancelled for woman last seen at Iredell Co. church

The woman was reported missing after she was last seen at Calvary Baptist Church on Indian Hill Road in Union Grove.

Suspects robbed victim before pushing him out of a car in Iredell Co.

They were headed towards a home in Mooresville when one of the suspects allegedly pulled into a parking lot where the victim was robbed.

Four accused of breaking into numerous vehicles in Mooresville neighborhood

Four people have been charged in a vehicle break-in case that happened early Thursday morning. Police say multiple vehicles were broken into around 1:16 a.m. in a subdivision off Waterlynn Road.