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Lincoln County Man Charged With Abusing Toddler

LINCOLNTON, N.C. — A Lincoln County man has been charged with abusing a toddler after bruises were found on the child’s face and neck. Lincoln County Sheriff’s detectives began investigating reports of child abuse, after a 2-year-old was taken to Atrium Healthcare Hospital in Lincolnton, on January


North Carolina Winter Weather: Should You Warm Up Your Car?

CHARLOTTE, NC — Brutally cold Arctic air is headed toward North Carolina this weekend — expect an overnight low in the low 20s on Sunday night and Monday night — so it's time to renew the debate over whether you should start your car to warm it up before you start your commute or school run.


4 arrested after man killed during an armed robbery in a Charlotte home, police say

Police arrested four suspects in connection with the killing of a 38-year-old man during an armed robbery in a Charlotte home. Jermaine Moore was pronounced dead by Medic last Saturday morning in a home in the 3000 block of Forestbrook Drive, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said in a news release. That


2020 will be a hot election year in North Carolina. Candidates are already lining up.

The new year is barely two weeks old. So why are so many candidates kicking off their campaigns for next year?. Candidates already are off and running in elections that won’t take place for more than a year. They’re raising money, looking for staff and drumming up support.


Lincoln County man sentenced in child sexual assault case

LINCOLNTON – A Lincoln County man has been sentenced to a lengthy prison term in connection with a child sexual assault case reported in September 2018. Douglas Glenn Queen Jr., 29, of Koliha Lane in Maiden was in court Jan. 9 facing charges of first-degree statutory sex offense, indecent liberties


5 things to know about MLK Day in Lincoln County

The Coalition is a nonprofit community service organization first formed at Providence Baptist Church in Lincolnton. Since then, the Coalition has worked to enhance and instill community pride through the promotion of programs and activities, while helping children and families in a spiritual and ed


Teen charged with murder days after man found dead in Charlotte apartment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old woman with murder. Kaila Robinson was charged with murder and armed robbery. She was booked Thursday night into the Mecklenburg County Jail and will make her first court appearance Friday afternoon.


MLK Jr. Day Events Across North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorates the birth of the icon who would have turned 90 years old on January 15. Many people around the nation choose to celebrate the observed holiday by helping others in their communities. If you are looking to participate in any MLK Jr. Day events


NASCAR Hall of Famer Glen Wood dies at 93

(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - NASCAR Hall of Famer Glen Wood, who founded Wood Brothers Racing in 1953, has died. He was 93. Wood Brothers Racing made the announcement of Wood's passing Friday on social media:


Wayne Selden Jr., Trey Lyles, wayne selden jr., trey lyles

El alero de los Nuggets de Denver Trey Lyles deja atrás al alero de los Bulls de Chicago Wayne Selden Jr. en la primera mitad del juego del jueves 17 de enero de 2019 en Denver. (AP Foto/David Zalubowski)


Remains found near grocery store spotlight missing persons cases

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As officials work to identify skeletal remains found near a grocery store in Mooresville this week, thousands of parents are holding their breath, possibly awaiting word about their missing child.


Deputies: Inmate escapes detention center in North Carolina

TAYLORSVILLE, N.C. — Deputies in North Carolina are searching for aninmate who escaped from the Alexander County Detention Center on Thursday evening. Officers said the inmate, identified as Jason Mullen, who is from the Statesville area, may have stolen a car from the Catawba Valley Community Colle


Marley The Bloodhound, Drone Help Nab Escapee In Iredell: Sheriff

MOORESVILLE, NC — An escaped inmate on the run from Alexander County was found in Iredell County early Friday morning, thanks in part to "Marley" the bloodhound and a drone, Sheriff Darren Campbell said Friday.


Restaurant Week 2019: 4 Restaurants To Try In Mooresville

MOORESVILLE, NC — Have you wanted to try a new restaurant but need a little push? Charlotte Restaurant Week encourages eating local, with area eateries offering special menus at fixed prices.


Gastonia Police Release Surveillance Video Of Possible Suspect In Burglary, Sex Assault Case

Gastonia Police have released a surveillance video possibly showing the suspect wanted in connection to a January 2nd burglary and sexual assault. The video was taken at the Quail Woods Apartments, police say, which is near the Georgetown Woods Apartments where the crimes occurred. The suspect was r


14-year-old arrested after stealing car from library parking lot, leading police on chase

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A 14-year-old was arrested and charged after stealing a car that was left running at a southeast Charlotte library. Police said the teenager jumped into the car in the parking lot of the Charlotte Regional Library on Conference Drive around 11:20 a.m. Friday.


FBI searching for ‘traveling bandit’ believed to have robbed 7 banks, including 1 in North Carolina

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking for a bank robber who has robbed at least seven banks across the country, according to a news release. Investigators have dubbed him the “traveling bandit” based on the great distances he has covered committing the robberies.


Mooresville schools hosting event to educate parents about vaping dangers

MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Vaping is a growing problem among teenagers, especially in schools. According to a recent study from the University of Michigan, one in five high schoolers reported vaping nicotine in the months of November and December 2018. Experts say the spike in use is most likely because e-


Inmate charged with assaulting Iredell County Detention officers

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - An inmate is facing additional charges after injuring two detention officers at the Iredell County Detention Center over the weekend, authorities said.


NC pastor reflects on being attacked by suspect later killed by police officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Pastor Larry James can preach the gospel and, if needed, can pack a punch to save his life. Wednesday afternoon in Charlotte he did both. “I wasn’t angry,” said Pastor Larry James. “I wasn’t really fearful.”