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3-month-old child dies after tree falls on home in Gaston County

DALLAS, N.C. – A 3-month-old child has died after a tree fell on a mobile home in Gaston County on Sunday.WJZYreportedthat the Gaston County Commission were notified of the tragedy at about 4 p.m. It happened at Moses Court in Dallas.The name of the victim has not been released.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-09-16 22:00:21

Man Arrested In Connection To Armed Robbery, Shooting In South Charlotte Overnight - WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Police are investigating an armed robbery and shooting that occurred in South Charlotte overnight.Officers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department were called around 1:30 a.m. to 201 S. College St. and arrested 22-year-old Reggie Pettus after they say he robbed a man and f

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-09-18 11:39:40

2 men, bystander shot at 7-Eleven gas station following argument

According to police, three men began arguing in a McDonald's parking lot located at 1201 W. Sugar Creek Road shortly before midnight Monday, and continued as they walked over to a convenience store at the Shell gas station located at 1125 W Sugar Creek Road.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-09-18 12:01:00

PeeDee River Rising, Threatening Cheraw - WCCB Charlotte

“If they tell you to go, get out and go. Don’t stay because there’s a chance you could be killed in it,” said Shelby Winburn.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-09-18 02:15:22

VIDEO: NC family speaks after baby killed when tree falls on mobile home

"The tree had divided us," Kade's father, Olen Gill, said. "So I am in the kitchen. She [Kade’s mother] is in the living room on the couch. I had to come out and rip the air conditioner out of the window, and that's when we handed him through the window."

CBS17 - 2018-09-17 15:54:27

Man shot, killed in car in south Charlotte parking lot

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to Detective Echols, the lead detective assigned to the case, or another homicide detective. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-09-18 02:50:00

Florence Aftermath: Recovering From The Hurricane And Ways You Can Help - WCCB Charlotte

In Wilmington, one road was open, at least briefly, and big military trucks and helicopters were able to bring in supplies to stranded residents.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-09-18 12:38:38

Charlotte mom traumatized after child swept away in floodwaters

The Charlotte mom was on her way with her son, Kaiden Lee Welch, to his great-grandmother's house in Wadesboro when authorities say she drove around traffic barrels on Highway 218 that authorities placed there after Richardson creek overflowed and covered the road.

WCNC - 2018-09-17 22:09:17

MAN KILLED IN CHARLOTTE: Man killed at southwest Charlotte apartment complex

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A man was killed Monday night on Beacon Ridge Road off of South Boulevard just south of Tyvola Road, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

WSOC-TV - 2018-09-18 00:52:39

CMPD arrest suspect in armed robbery near Charlotte Epicenter

ofCHARLOTTE, N.C.- Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are investigating an armed robbery near the Epicenter in uptown.The incident happened around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday on south College Street.Police said an adult male victim was outside the Carolina Ale House when a male suspect robbed him of his personal be

WSOC-TV - 2018-09-18 08:50:48

Police: 3-year-old girl, woman shot in east Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- A 3-year-old girl and a woman were rushed to the hospital following a shooting at an apartment overnight in east Charlotte, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-09-17 08:59:00

Tropical Storm Florence Latest Information - WCCB Charlotte

Don’t get bogged down on categories. Florence has battered the east coast since yesterday. Heavy rain and major storm surge will continue through the day today. Highest storm surge total of 10.1ft out of Morehead City. Coastal flooding has also reached catastrophic levels with 50″ of rainfall in les


Search Underway For Two Men Involved In Kings Mountain Armed Robbery - WCCB Charlotte

The first suspect is described as a black male approximately 6″ tall. He is said to be wearing dark clothing and a ski mask covering his face. The second suspect is described as a black male approximately 5′ 7″ tall. He is said to be wearing dark clothing and a white bandana over his nose and lower


Damage in Charlotte, surrounding areas as Florence moves through Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - On Saturday, rain and wind swept through Charlotte and surrounding areas as Florence continued to move across the Carolinas.There were reports of damage, power outages and downed trees in multiple areas in and around Charlotte throughout the day.WBTV has crews reporting in man


Caldwell County firefighter injured while removing tree

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - A Caldwell County firefighter was injured today while attempting to remove a tree from a roadway.The firefighter was struck in the head while moving the tree at 9:13 a.m. The individual was rendered unconscious for several minutes, as a result. The other firefighters on the sc

WBTV - 2018-09-16 19:03:00

Pictures show before and after flooding in North Carolina

The town is about 40 miles north of hard-hit New Bern, N.C. and 130 miles north of Wilmington, where Hurricane Florence made landfall as a Category 1 storm early Friday morning.


Record Rainfall Totals Rising, As Are River Levels In Carolinas

CHARLOTTE, NC—At 5 a.m. Sunday, the National Hurricane Center delivered its final missive about what now is called Tropical Depression Florence before officially handing tracking duties to local jurisdictions under the National Weather Service's umbrella. It dutifully trotted out rainfall totals so

PATCH - 2018-09-16 14:58:42

Florence brings heavy rain to the Charlotte metro area

With this slow movement, bands of heavy rain will be with us through Sunday evening. Sunday night as the heaviest rains begin to abate in the Charlotte area, the rain will intensify in the foothills and the mountains.


Gaston County shelter opens, people prepare for Florence

Scott Loudermelt, president of the Red Cross Blue Ridge/Piedmont chapter, said people seeking shelter only need to bring bedding, medications, important ID papers and if they have a child, a favorite stuffed animal.


FLORENCE UPDATES: Florence topples trees, knocks out power around Charlotte region

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- As Florence begins to make an impact in the Charlotte region, we will keep you updated on roads closed by downed trees and what neighborhoods are experiencing power outages.