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Fatal crash shuts down I-85 south in Gastonia

GASTON COUNTY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- Interstate 85 southbound in Gastonia is shut down due to a fatal crash, according to North Carolina Highway Patrol.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-11-15 22:39:00

Worker at Gastonia Olive Garden diagnosed with tuberculosis

GASTONIA, N.C.- An employee at the Olive Garden in Gastonia has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, according to a news release from the restaurant.

WSOC-TV - 2018-11-16 20:16:22

BUS STOP MOVED: Grandmother pushing for dangerous Gaston County bus stop to be moved

GASTON COUNTY, N.C.- A driver slid off a slick highway Thursday morning and flipped across a patch of grass, where a school bus stop is located.

WSOC-TV - 2018-11-15 23:38:06

One Dead After Driver Gets On I-85 Going Wrong Way - WCCB Charlotte

KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC — Troopers say one person has died and another is seriously injured following an accident on I-85 south near Kings Mountain.Around 5pm Thursday afternoon, the NC Highway Patrol said a driver got on I-85 south near MM 10 heading north. The driver then ran into an oncoming vehicle.T

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-11-15 23:18:20

MISSING GASTON COUNTY MAN: CMPD investigating after family members report Gaston County man missing

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department Missing Person Unit is investigating the disappearance of a Gaston County man after his family said he never returned home.[RELATED: Body of missing Caldwell County man found in woods]Family members reported 47-year-old Matthew Coleman missing Tuesday afte

WSOC-TV - 2018-11-15 13:56:46

Crime spree of restaurant break-ins in Gaston County and Lincolnton

The thieves used a large rock or cinder block to smash glass doors of the restaurants. Lincolnton Police say three people broke into two restaurants, starting around 2:30 a.m. Detectives say the culprits didn’t take anything from El Ra Mexican Restaurant, but at Panda, the bandits swiped the cash re

WBTV - 2018-11-14 23:00:00

Missing Gastonia 3-year-old found after Amber Alert issued, abductor faces several charges

Police believe that 57-year-old Maurice Knox abducted 3-year-old Destiny Boykins, who is his daughter, from the Hudson Woods apartment complex off E Hudson Blvd in Gastonia.


Arrest made in shooting at York County Publix parking lot

The shooting happened on Thursday, Nov. 15. According to the York County Sheriff's Office, Carlton Dijion Means, of Union, South Carolina, fired one gunshot into the air.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-11-16 18:26:00

Police: Impaired father accused of kidnapping Gastonia toddler in custody after crash in Charlotte

An Amber Alert was issued for Destiny Boykins Sunday morning after police said she was taken from a Gastonia apartment by 57-year-old Maurice Knox. Knox is facing charges of DWI, three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, two counts of felony serious injury by motor vehicle, felony flee to elude


T-Bones On The Lake To Close, New Concept In The Works - WCCB Charlotte

LAKE WYLIE, S.C. — T-Bones on the Lake has been a staple in Lake Wylie for decades. Now, the owners say they are in a purchase agreement with Bottle Cap Group.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-11-15 16:17:50

Clover schools, police investigate ‘threatening’ social media post

“Law enforcement fully investigated and, following its investigation, notified school district officials that there is no threat to any CSD school,” reads a statement from district. “Social media has a wide reach. Therefore, when the district is alerted of any potential threats, we take action becau

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-11-15 12:59:00

Suspect Arrested, Child Safe After Gastonia Abduction Triggers Amber Alert - WCCB Charlotte

“You know, I have a daughter of my own, and that really kind of touches home, you know,” says Gastonia resident Glenn Parker.


CMPD looking for missing Gaston County man

CMPD responded to a call around 2:09 p.m., on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 from out of town family members of Coleman.

WCNC - 2018-11-15 00:40:28

Emergency crews investigating after pedestrian hit, killed by train in Kannapolis

KANNAPOLIS, N.C.- Emergency crews in Kannapolis are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train Wednesday afternoon.The incident happened just after 12 p.m., near the intersection of Ridge Avenue and D Street.[ALSO READ: Man hit, killed by train while crossing tracks in Gastoni


This Charlotte-area gas station is giving out free gas for 2 hours Thursday

CONCORD, N.C. — How does a free tank of gas sound? Pretty sweet, right?One Charlotte-area gas station is giving away thousands of dollars' worth of fuel for two hours Thursday. The Mobil gas station on Bruton Smith Boulevard, just off Exit 49 in Concord near Concord Mills will have free gas from 9 a

WCNC - 2018-11-15 12:10:59

CHARLOTTE DEATH INVESTIGATION: Death investigation underway after man found dead inside car in east Charlotte

ofCHARLOTTE, N.C.- Police are working to figure out how a man died after he was found inside his car Wednesday night in east Charlotte.Officers responded to Roseview Lane off Eastway Drive around 11 p.m. after family members found the man and called 911.[ALSO READ: Arrest made in 21-year-old cold ca

WSOC-TV - 2018-11-15 09:59:20

Warrants detail violent confrontation between police, AMBER Alert suspect

That day, Maurice Knox's ex-girlfriend filed a domestic violence protection order against him. Among the allegations, she wrote that Knox beat her, threatened to harm her and their daughter, and, as she was driving to the police station to file the report, followed her in his car and told her she wo


BELMONT STORE BREAK-INS: Police investigating after several Gaston County businesses broken into overnight

GASTON COUNTY, N.C.- Police in Gaston County are working to figure out if several overnight business break-ins are connected.Channel 9 crews spotted damage around 4 a.m. at The String Bean and Johnny B's Pizza. The businesses share a building next to each other on North Main Street in Belmont.Someon


AMBER ALERT | 3-Year-Old Destiny Boykins Abducted From Apartment in Gastonia: Police

GASTONIA, N.C. (WFMY) - Police say 3-year-old Destiny Boykins was taken from an apartment complex on Hudson Blvd. in Gastonia, prompting an Amber Alert to be issued Sunday morning. Destiny was last seen wearing a lavender top with dots and pink trim around the neck and purple pajama pants with anima


Rock Hill Police investigating allegations that charter school student sent social media threats

Rock Hill Police are investigating allegations that a charter school student sent threats on social media to “kill” 10 other students, according to published reports.The incident at York Preparatory School remains under investigation. School officials declined to comment specifically on the threats,