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Kannapolis crackdown on drivers passing stopped school buses
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - Kannapolis police have launched a major operation to make sure children are safe on school buses. Police are following buses to watch for drivers who are breaking the law.
Kannapolis City Council member receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine
Kannapolis City Council member Doug Wilson was honored with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine at the city’s recent council meeting. The Order of the Long Leaf Pine is one of the highest honors a citizen of North Carolina can receive. Wilson was honored for his volunteer work with numerous organization
Kannapolis Christmas holiday closing information
KANNAPOLIS – All City of Kannapolis offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24, Tuesday, December 25 and Wednesday, Dec. 26, in observance of the Christmas holiday. There will be no garbage and recycling collection service on Christmas Day. Collection will be delayed one day the week of Christmas. Th
5 fire departments respond to blaze that shut down Cabarrus County road
CABARRUS COUNTY, N.C. - Fire officials worked to put out a blaze that shut down a Cabarrus County road early Tuesday morning. ['I have a heavy heart': Mount Holly church to honor pastor who died after house fire]
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.
Marlowe to perform National Anthem at tonight's Panthers game
Now that he isn’t on NBC’s The Voice anymore, Kameron Marlowe has time for other things; like singing the National Anthem at the Carolina Panthers game. Marlowe, the Kannapolis native and A.L. Brown graduate who made it through several rounds on The Voice, announced he is singing the National Anthem
Cabarrus County Restaurant Health Inspection Report (11/16/18-12/15/18)
Our restaurant rundown from the last 30 days, November 16, 2018 - December 15, 2018. Our top three performers are first, followed by the bottom three. Bold comments denote critical violations.
21-Year-Old Dies One Day Before Birthday in North Carolina Crash
A 21-year-old North Carolina man died just one day before his 22nd birthday in a car crash in Charlotte. Darian Goolsby crashed on I-485 between South Boulevard and I-77. The single-vehicle crash happened after his 2013 Hyundai hydroplaned and struck the concrete median wall separating lanes on the
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
24th Annual Cops & Kids
The North Carolina Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 64 sponsored its 24th Annual Cops & Kids (formerly Shop with a Cop) Christmas shopping event on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at the Walmart Supercenter in Kannapolis.
School bus driver dies from medical condition while driving bus
A school bus driver passed away while transporting students to school in China Grove Monday morning. WBTV reported the crash happened a little after 7 a.m. at the intersection of N. Main Street and Highway 152.
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
School bus with students on board crashes into pole, shuts down road in China Grove
CHINA GROVE, N.C. - Rowan County officials said a school bus with students on board crashed into a pole Monday morning in China Grove. [RELATED: Man hit by school bus with students on board in east Charlotte]
Local Family Shares Story of Daughter’s Rare Medical Diagnosis
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – She moves quickly and quietly in her kitchen, drawing medicine into syringes and crushing pills. She could probably do this in her sleep. Taylor Chapman has quickly become an expert in her daughter’s medical care. She was the first one to know something about her baby girl, Berkle
NC aunt pleads guilty to lesser charge in toddler's brutal beating death
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. (WBTV) - The woman charged in what police called the brutal beating death of 15-month-old Malaya Heun has now pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in the case. Alisha Carlisle pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter on Friday in Rowan County Criminal Superior Court, according to R
Crash involving school bus shuts down China Grove road
A section of North Main Street in China Grove is closed after a crash involving a school bus, police said. The Rowan County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash in the 600 block of North Main Street a few minutes before 7 a.m. Monday. Rowan County dispatch confirmed to NBC Charlotte that the accide
Kannapolis Train Station improvement project completed
KANNAPOLIS – The City of Kannapolis and the North Carolina Rail Division have collaborated to complete improvements at the Kannapolis Train Station on Main Street. Wayfinding and parking signage, awnings, planters with trees and a beautiful clock have been added to the train station facility.
Contractor dies after being trapped between plates on railroad tracks
SPENCER, NC (WBTV) - A contractor died after being trapped between two metal plates on railroad tracks in Rowan County Saturday. According to police, officers are investigating a death on the railroad tracks in Spencer.
Family displaced after tree falls on home in Rowan County
ROWAN COUNTY, N.C. - Officials said two adults and three children have been displaced after a tree fell on a house in Rowan County. It happened just after 7 a.m. Saturday at the home on Ferrell Lane in Salisbury.
Kannapolis 15-year-old kills 140-class buck
Syrus Dellinger of Kannapolis, N.C. killed his best deer ever on Nov. 11 when he shot a 10-point buck that’s been gross green-scored at 140 inches. When the young hunter took to the woods that evening, he was in good company. Branson Clement, who had killed a giant buck a couple of weeks earlier, jo