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14 Violations Found In This Huntersville Restaurant Kitchen

HUNTERSVILLE, NC — Recent kitchen inspections at two Charlotte-area restaurants resulted in their health ratings dropping to a "B" after numerous health code violations, ranging from a sewer backup in a chicken thawing sink to an employee preparing food after handling money without washing their han


Dangerous debris found scattered along stretch of I-77

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. - Channel 9 found nuts, bolts and other dangerous debris left along a stretch of Interstate 77 on Tuesday. It’s just the latest in a series of safety complaints and comes a day after we reported about hundreds of new issues in the I-77 construction zone.


Child Car Seat Check Set For April 24 In Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE, NC — Children are precious cargo and it's important to make sure car seats are properly installed. Huntersville Police Department is offering parents an opportunity to make sure their car seats are properly installed Wednesday as part of a year-long series of community events offering


Special bond: Photo captures dog’s ‘goodbye’ to owner

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (WBTV) - A moment displaying the bond between a man and his dog was captured at a funeral home in Huntersville. The photo, taken by a 12-year-old girl, shows a dog leaning over his owner’s casket. The image was posted on Huntersville’s James Funeral Home page.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Police: Pedestrian hit by car in south Charlotte; driver fled on foot

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are searching for a suspect they said hit a pedestrian with a car in south Charlotte and ran from the scene. [ALSO READ: Police arrest driver they say ran from deadly crash scene in west Charlotte]


Rustic Roots opens on South Main Street

After traveling up and down North Carolina in his food truck from Concord and Huntersville to High Point and Winston-Salem, Mike Morefield has turned in his four wheels and transformed his business into a cozy small town restaurant.


Tide uncovers shipwreck on North Carolina beach

SURF CITY, N.C -- Every now and again you might get lucky and find a nice seashell or something cool on the beach. But visitors in North Carolina got a nice surprise as the tide uncovered wreckage from a 100-year-old shipwreck!


Police: Men found dead in Mooresville home may have overdosed

Drugs may have been involved in the deaths of two men who were found in a Mooresville home April 17, police say. “While this is still an active death investigation, we are looking at the case as a possible overdose,” Mooresville Police Department Maj. Major Ron Chilton said Tuesday. “No foul play is


Police didn't release 9 minutes of bodycam video of the Charlotte police shooting. A judge will change that

(CNN) — A body camera caught the moment when a Charlotte, North Carolina, officer fatally shot Danquirs Franklin, recording a total of 11 minutes, but only a portion of the footage has been made public.


North Carolina Highway Patrol unveils 2 new helicopters

RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) — The North Carolina Highway Patrol has unveiled two new law enforcement helicopters. The patrol says in a news release that the Bell helicopters will significantly boost the organization’s ability to promote public safety and complete live-saving missions. They will be used in ad


Food Lion Donates 25,000 pounds of food to Huntersville food pantry

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Eight Food Lion employees spent Tuesday afternoon unloading 25,000 pounds of food into the Hearts & Hands Food Pantry in Huntersville. The volunteers were working hard, hardly minding the workload.


U.S. Marshals arrest accused Nashville gas station murderer in North Carolina

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Deputy U.S. Marshals captured accused Nashville murderer Leroy Topp, Jr. in North Carolina on Tuesday. Topp is suspected of shooting Carlos Logan, 34, on Thursday morning at a Shell gas station at Harding Place in Nashville. Investigators believe an argument sparked betwe


Man found with missing girl at NC campground sentenced to 58 years in prison

HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) - A Tennessee man who was captured in 2016 in North Carolina with a girl he kidnapped from Missouri has been sentenced to more than 58 years in prison on child sex crimes related to the kidnapping.


Cornelius Police warn of 'big winner' phone scam

CORNELIUS, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - They may say you're the big winner, but you could end up losing a lot of money instead. The Cornelius Police Department says it's seeing a jump in the number of complaints about this scam, particularly from elderly victims.


Sheriff K9 'Odin' struck with over 200 quills during pursuit

COOS COUNTY, OR (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - K9 Odin is recovering in an animal hospital after being struck with more than 200 quills from a porcupine while tracking a wanted man Saturday near Coos Bay, Ore., deputies said.


Lincoln County road shut down as officials investigate fatal crash

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. - Investigators confirmed they were investigating a fatal crash in Lincoln County Tuesday afternoon. Officials responded to the scene along Startown Road near Eva Court before 3 p.m.


1 killed, 1 injured in separate North Carolina plane crashes

One pilot is dead and a second pilot is hospitalized following separate plane crashes in North Carolina. The Record & Landmark reports Statesville Regional Airport Manager John Ferguson says the plane, which was based in Statesville, crashed in Rowan County on Monday.


I Was Given a Yugo and Drove It From New York to North Carolina Without Dying Even Once

“Why do you love this kind of thing so much?” That’s what my wife asked me, more bemused than angry, as she rode with me in a rattly, crappy but scrappy 1991 Yugo, as I marveled at the crude hole hacked into the hard plastic dashboard.


North Carolina museum announces birth of 6 red wolf pups for third year in a row

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — For the third straight year, a North Carolina museum is announcing the birth of red wolf pups. The Museum of Life and Science in Durham says on its webpage that a litter of six red wolf pups was born on Monday. It's the fifth time in 26 years that red wolves at the museum gave bi