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Three people injured after crash in Gaston County
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A crash in Gaston County left three people injured Monday morning. The accident happened shortly after 8 a.m. near the intersection of Union Road and Beaty Road.
Coyote Caught On Camera Near Uptown Charlotte: Watch Video
CHARLOTTE, NC — A pack of coyotes caught on a security camera near uptown Charlotte is putting a whole new spin on the concept of nightlife in the city's center. The group of animals — believed to be as many as four — was spotted roaming around the yard of a South End home around 4:30 a.m. Dec. 17.
Celebration Of Life Service Held For Murdered Mooresville Teacher at Davidson College Campus
The Iredell County teacher- Patrick Braxton-Andrew- whose body was recovered in Mexico- has been laid to rest. His funeral was held on Saturday. His family wanted the day to be a celebration of life and held services at the Davidson College campus.
Man Charged With Stealing Bikes From Family At Iredell Rest Area
MOORESVILLE, NC — A Florida man has been charged with robbery following an incident at a North Iredell County interstate rest area where a woman alleges he stole her family's bicycles while they used the restroom, then hit her in the face when she attempted to prevent him from leaving the parking lo
Suspect charged with robbing Burger King, Taco Bell for bail money
A Concord woman was arrested in connection with two armed robberies in Newton and Hickory over the weekend, according to a press release from the Newton Police Department. Ashley Elizabeth Riser, 45, is charged with two felony counts of robbery with a dangerous weapon. She was issued a $40,000 secur
Teacher killed in Mexico laid to rest in Davidson
A Mooresville teacher whose body was found in Mexico last month was laid to rest in Davidson on Saturday. Patrick Braxton-Andrew disappeared in October following a walk in the small hiking village of Urique. He was expected to meet his brother, Kerry, in Mexico City, but he never showed.
Gaston County firefighters flood department with Toys for Tots donations
GASTONIA, NC (WBTV) - With Christmas around the corner, some parents are worried that there won’t be any presents underneath the Christmas tree for their kids to open on that special morning. We’re in the season of giving, and because Toys for Tots donations have flooded the fire departments in Gast
Man sentenced with kidnapping, rape
A Union County man received about eight to 15 years in prison for spiking a woman’s drink before he took her to a friend’s house in Concord and raped her. Rafael Alfredo Pabon was sentenced Friday, Dec. 14, in Cabarrus County Superior Court. Jurors found him guilty of second-degree rape and first-de
5 New Davidson Area Houses For Sale
DAVIDSON, NC — Looking for a new home nearby, but tired of seeing the same old listings every time you search online? You've come to the right place! To keep you in the game, we've got an up-to-date batch of five new listings nearby.
Wrestling: Dec. 18 roundup
Central Davidson was third in its own Jerry Hampton tournament on Saturday. Uwharrie Charter won the tournament and Trinity was second. South Davidson's Mason Hulin (138 pounds), North Davidson's Carlos Mize (152) and North Davidson's Shawn Tibet (182) won their weight classes.
Iredell County man sentenced to life for murder, kidnapping
IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. - Gary Love has been convicted of murder after abusing a young teen he held captive and killing her mother in Iredell County on Dec. 26, 2016. “I have trouble coming up with the right words to describe the seriousness of the crime the man committed,” Iredell County Maj. Andy Pot
Davidson Weather: Vast Improvement For The Work Week
DAVIDSON, NC — Clear, sunny skies will hold off gloomy, cold winter weather a few more days in Mooresville as this week will be filled with plenty of sunshine. Until Thursday, when rain moves back into the region, that is. The dreary weather won't stick around for too long, and the weekend will be o
Cornelius: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
CORNELIUS, NC — On the hunt for a new home nearby, but tired of looking through the same old real-estate listings every time you search online? Not to worry! To keep you up to date, we've compiled a fresh batch of five new listings nearby.
Brightest Comet Of 2018 Streaking Toward Davidson, Cornelius
DAVIDSON, NC — Most comets — about a dozen a year — pass Earth without notice, but the brightest of 2018 is headed toward Davidson and Cornelius. Comet 46P/Wirtanen will come within 7 million miles of Earth on Sunday, Dec. 16, and, at least theoretically, will be visible without binoculars or a tele
Homicide investigation underway after body found in south Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are conducting a homicide investigation after a person was found dead from a gunshot wound in south Charlotte Monday.
North Carolina Preparing For Possible Marijuana Legalization
The Ashville City Council has just approved a measure to make room for future marijuana sales by ordering the construction of additional space in it’s ABC warehouse for legal marijuana storage.
Woman pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in brutal killing of her niece
Alisha Carlisle has pleaded guilty in the killing of her 15-month-old niece. WBTV reported that Carlisle pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court on Friday, Dec. 14 after being arrested for the death of Malaya Heun that happened in 2014.
Search On For Suspect Behind Shooting Of Woman, 5-Year-Old Child
CHARLOTTE, NC — Charlotte police are searching for the suspect behind a shooting in a south Charlotte home before dawn Sunday that left a mother and 5-year-old child with gunshot wounds.
North Carolina school system tests positive for lead at its oldest schools
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tests show water fixtures at 41 of Charlotte-Mecklenburg 89 oldest schools had unsafe levels of lead, and officials say those fixtures have been removed, blocked off or filtered as soon as the high levels were detected.
Man shot and killed in south Charlotte
Police in south Charlotte are investigating after a person was found shot to death Monday morning. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police were called to the Retreat apartment complex off Fishers Pond Drive near Pineville-Matthews Road around 11:26 a.m. One person was found dead at the scene.