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HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL: Talented Mooresville looks to keep historic progress going

As a freshman, Jentri Meadows saw a bright future for Mooresville’s softball program. “We had the talent,” said Meadows, now a senior captain on the 2019 squad. “We just had to figure out how to put it all together.”


Charlotte Talks: Cornelius Neighborhood Smithville Fights for Revitalization

The Smithville neighborhood in Cornelius is one of the oldest black neighborhoods in the county. Created in 1908, it was settled by descendants of slaves. The population there is declining, and revitalization attempts have been slow, but that may be about to change. We talk about why and what activi


Kannapolis man gets at least 7 years prison as habitual felon

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Jason Howard Milam of Kannapolis was convicted this week in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court of felony possession of a firearm by convicted felon, two counts of felony attempted trafficking in opium/heroin, felony possession with intent to sell or deliver heroin, felony


Court rules that 2 amendments placed on North Carolina ballots were unconstitutional, including requiring ID to vote

WAKE COUNTY, N.C. – The Wake County Superior Court ruled late Friday that two amendments placed on North Carolina ballots were unconstitutional. One of the amendments would have imposed a photo ID requirement to vote and the other would have lowered the state income tax.


$1.95M Buys Waterfront Cornelius Home Comes With Pool, Boat Slip

CORNELIUS, NC -- A well-appointed waterfront estate home is on the market in Cornelius for $1,950,000. This four-bedroom home boasts more than 5,000 square-feet of living space filled with heaps of natural light, a remodeled gourmet kitchen, outdoor entertaining space, salt water pool, a private flo


North Carolina doctor gets 3 years for trading drugs for sex

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina doctor has been sentenced to three years in federal prison for giving female patients drugs such as Percocet and Clonazepam in exchange for sex.


Check Out These 23 New Job Openings In Lake Norman Area

MOORESVILLE, NC—Businesses across the region are looking for new employees, and Patch and Zip Recruiter have listed numerous openings on our searchable jobs board. Here are recent job postings in the Lake Norman region including Mooresville, Davidson, Cornelius and Huntersville. Click on the job tit


Man shot near hotel in north Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A man was rushed to the hospital after being shot near a hotel in north Charlotte Friday evening, according to officials. The shooting happened just before 7 p.m. very close to the Royal Inn on Reagan Drive, which runs parallel to I-85 near W. Sugar Creek Road. Medic said the


Rockslide closes I-40 in western North Carolina

A Friday evening rockslide on Interstate 40 in North Carolina has closed the roadway in both directions. The North Carolina Department of Transportation announced the closure on its Twitter page on Friday night.


One person dead in northeast Charlotte shooting Saturday morning, police say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is currently investigating a homicide in northeast Charlotte that happened early Saturday morning. According to police, the incident happened in the 200 block of Matheson Avenue in the Metro Division.


Cocaine Trafficking, Concealed Gun Arrest Made In Cornelius

CORNELIUS, NC — Cornelius police have charged a 36-year-old man with a list of drug-related offenses, including trafficking cocaine, the police department said Wednesday. According to CPD's arrest blotter, Damion Lamont Forney was arrested Feb. 14 in the 20000 block of West Catawba Avenue. In additi


Search underway for woman believed to have been kidnapped after shooting, house fire in North Carolina

HICKORY, N.C. — Deputies said they are searching for a 22-year-old woman they believe was kidnapped following a shooting and house fire in Catawba County Friday afternoon. Officials told WSOC that the suspect Derek Moser was last seen in the area of Pinebark Court in Newton. Authorities identified t


Cornelius leaders question traffic operation conducted by Mecklenburg County deputies

CORNELIUS, N.C. - Mecklenburg county deputies recently set up a speed trap in Cornelius that has some town leaders asking questions. Deputies wrote about two dozen tickets within two hours on a half-mile stretch of Jetton Road Sunday afternoon.


Brick thrown off North Carolina overpass, shattering woman’s windshield, ‘I could’ve been killed’

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — The Fayetteville Police Department is investigating two reports of objects being thrown off overpasses onto cars below. WTVD reported that the first report happened Feb. 17 around 4 p.m. Drivers on Highway 87 said three young men were on the Arsenal Street pedestrian bridge hold


CMPD investigating after man found shot to death on side of road

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating after a man was found shot to death on the side of a road in Noda. [ALSO READ: 15-year-old boy found shot in north Charlotte, police say]


Charlotte neighbors find pile of dozens of dead coyotes behind subdivision

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Mark Liebner says Thursday afternoon when a neighbor asked him if he wanted to see something “really crazy”, he took him up on the offer and walked into the wooded area behind their McCarron Way subdivision.


North Carolina student dies following complications from the flu

RALEIGH, N.C. — Raleigh student Skyler McCardle died following severe complications from the flu on Friday, according WTVD, citing an online health journal posted by family. McCardle was a student at GRACE Christian School in Raleigh and was diagnosed with the flu last Friday, according to Eric Brad


Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with soliciting prostitution in Florida human trafficking bust

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been charged in connection with a prostitution sting in Florida, WFXT reported. The charge follows a series of raids involving at least eight massage parlors on the east coast of Florida.


North Carolina Man Sentenced To 40 Years For 2014 killing Of Roommate In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS — A North Carolina man who confessed to killing his roommate more than four years ago has been handed a 40-year prison sentence with credit for time already served, Department of Justice Public Media Officer announced Friday.


‘I had no idea I was the first Black female. They didn’t tell me, I didn’t ask.’ Charlotte woman reflects on being city’s first Black female TV reporter

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - In 1975, Debbie Mann Gibbs became the -- first black woman TV news reporter in Charlotte at WBTV. The idea of women, let alone woman of color, in television news was still new.