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Teens charged in brutal NC high school brawl caught on camera
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. -- A teenager is recovering in Gaston County after being beaten up at school. The fight was all caught on camera and spread across social media that day. NBC Charlotte's Rachel Lundberg spoke with the family of the 16-year-old recovering, who told her the teen suffered a concussi
Woman charged in Gaston County attempted robbery
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV Web Staff) - A Gaston County woman accused of attempting to rob a Gaston County convenience store Wednesday was arrested and charged.Deputies say the attempted robbery happened around 2:30 p.m. at Lynn’s Stop and Shop in the 5100 block of E NC 27 Hwy.Crystal Faith Lincoln, 35 of
Ole Mean Carrie Buck: Goodbye to Davidson
Editor’s note: The following is a chapter from the manuscript titled “Ole Mean Carrie Buck,” written by Thomas Buxton of Columbia, S.C. The manuscript is based on interviews with his mother, Carrie Miller Buxton, about her life in Blowing Rock in the middle of the 20th century.At the end of my 12th
Custom Wheels Stolen From Mooresville Business: Sheriff
MOORESVILLE, NC — Iredell County's sheriff is asking for the public's help following a robbery at a Mooresville business Friday night. According to Sheriff Darren Campbell, the thieves pulled off the Oct. 12 heist of two sets of custom wheels in the late night hours at Brad's Golf Carts and Utility
NORTH CAROLINA TROOPER STABBED: North Carolina state trooper stabbed in shoulder after chase
The car didn't stop, and eventually swerved into one of the patrol cars before backing into another. The statement says Moreno then fled on foot, and troopers gave chase. Authorities say he stabbed one of the troopers as they tried to arrest him.
Sheriff: Woman hit repo man with shovel, attacked deputies
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.- A North Carolina woman is accused of using a shovel to clobber a man trying to repossess a vehicle, and then attacking responding deputies.
Woman shot and killed in east Charlotte; police searching for gunman
Charlotte, N.C. - The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is currently searching for the person accused of shooting and killing a woman in east Charlotte last Wednesday night. According to police, the shooting happened in the 3100 block of Central Avenue at around 11:00 p.m. Wednesday night. Po
Fight breaks out in locker room at Stuart Cramer High, two students arrested
GASTON COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A Gaston county family is upset and searching for answers after a boy was beat up inside a locker room at Stuart Cramer High School. It's believed that the fight started because of something that was posted on Snapchat. Witnesses told WBTV the student who appeared to have
Man returns to gym after being banned and charged with stealing from tip jar
ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A Rowan County man was charged on Wednesday with stealing tips from a tip jar at a local gym.According to the report, Andy Mark Kepley, 60, of Sherrills Ford Road, took money from a tip jar on the counter at The Forum on S. Main Street.Kepley was banned from the gym, but ac
Atlantic 10 men’s basketball preseason poll released: Where was Davidson picked?
The Davidson Wildcats are past the point of sneaking up on opponents in the Atlantic 10 Conference in men’s basketball. That was driven home last season as Davidson won its first conference tournament title in the Atlantic 10.With that as a back drop, the Wildcats were picked to finish third here Th
CHARLOTTE WOMAN MURDERED: Woman found shot to death in east Charlotte; no arrests made
CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Police are investigating after a woman was found shot to death overnight in east Charlotte.[IMAGES: Woman shot to death in east Charlotte]Officers were called around 11:20 p.m. to the scene at Eastcrest Drive and Central Avenue and found a woman who had been shot.We first updated WS
USDA LAZY 5 RANCH WELFARE VIOLATIONS: Federal government accuses Lazy 5 Ranch owner of dozens of animal welfare violations
MOORESVILLE, N.C.- The federal government has cited a Mooresville exotic animal park with dozens of violations for failing to properly care for several of its animals, according to theStatesville Record and Landmark.
Woman Selling Furniture Accidentally Posts X-Rated Pic - WCCB Charlotte
The woman was topless when she took a photo of two dressers she wanted to get rid of.She uploaded the picture and never noticed her own bare breasts in the mirror.She found out when a stranger sent her a message, writing: ‘I don’t mean to be rude but I thought I’d let you know … it seems there are s
Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking charges on man with extensive criminal record
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A traffic stop by Salisbury Police led to the arrest of a man wanted on outstanding warrants, as well as a new charge for drug trafficking.According to the report, officers stopped the Chevrolet being driven by Amarillo Deshaun Bryant, 36, of Lafayette Street, on Tuesday after
Gaston County Antifa Planning Rally This Weekend
“We will protest in front of Gander Mtn in Gastonia on Saturday October 20th at 10:00 am. You will stand down! We have brothers from at least ten states coming here. On the agenda is getting a petition to remove that Nazi statue at the Gaston County Courthouse and recruiting new members,”the post no
Feds target Lazy 5 Ranch
The U.S. Department of Agriculture filed an administrative complaint last month citing the owner of Lazy 5 Ranch, Henry Hampton, with more than 50 violations of the Animal Welfare Act.
Fatal motorcycle crash in Iredell County
IREDELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - Law enforcement has confirmed that a motorcycle accident took place in Iredell County this afternoon.Officers are currently on the scene off of the 400 block of Mountain View Rd.The crash is still under investigation and no further information has been released at this ti
Charlotte spent millions on low-income housing, but poor people can’t afford it
Over the last 16 years, the city of Charlotte has spent or committed $124 million to affordable housing. Next month, city leaders will ask voters for $50 million more. But the money hasn’t helped people like Curtis Simpson.
Anonymous tip, surrender leads to robbery arrests
At around 10 a.m., the Statesville Police Department organized with the Mocksville Police Department, Davie County Sheriff’s Office and the N.C. State Bureau of Investigation.
What happened to Maddox Ritch? Still no cause of death nearly a month later
GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - Many unanswered questions remain in the death of Maddox Ritch. The disappearance of the six-year-old in Gaston County grabbed national attention last month. Saturday marks one month since the boy with autism was reported missing at Rankin Lake Park. His body was found a few day