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WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Drug And Weapon Charges Filed Following Traffic Stop

29-year-old Steven Daniel Harrison and 26-year-old Nicole Danielle Hester, both of Connelly Springs, were arrested Friday (October 19) by Lincoln County Sheriff's Officers. Harrison is charged with two felony counts of possession of a firearm by a felon and one felony count each of possession of a s

WHKY.COM - 2018-10-23 11:02:00

Company couldn't cut disabled worker's benefits, so it 'went rogue' and had him arrested, lawyer says | Charlotte Observer

Company couldn't cut disabled worker's benefits, so it 'went rogue' and had him arrested, lawyer says In 2003, after Mario Seguro-Suarez fell 18 feet head-first onto the concrete floor of his Lincolnton workplace, his employer and its insurance carrier acknowledged that his disabling brain injury qu

CHARLOTTEOBSERVER.COM - 2018-10-23 13:53:00

Lincolnton Fire Department to add staff

The Lincolnton Fire Department, according to a press release from the city, was recently presented with a $244,457 Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA). U.S. Rep. Patrick McHenry visited the station recently and pres


Hickory man faces 18 charges, $1 million bond; he was arrested in Alexander County

Tony Wayne Smith, 30 of Hickory was arrested Monday. He is charged with nine counts of statutory sex offense with a child, eight counts of indecent liberties and one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Smith is in jail under a $1 million bond.

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-10-23 15:04:00

Deer crashes into Gastonia nursing home

A deer crashed into a Gastonia nursing home Friday causing some frantic moments. No one was injured.

WCNC - 2018-10-23 21:12:57

Traffic Stop Drug Arrest; Seizure Of Cash & Firearms - Lincoln Herald

Deputies discovered the driver, Nicole Danielle Hester, 26, of Connelly Springs, NC, was driving on a revoked license and placed her in custody.

LINCOLNHERALD.NET - 2018-10-23 13:43:00

Trump Supporters Tricked Into Showing Up To Protest A Fake Antifa Rally

After viewing a Facebook post for what turned out to be afake Antifa event, dozens ofTrump supportersand Confederate sympathizers in North Carolinashowed up to “defend” a shopping center from Antifa on Saturday. According to theGaston Gazettethe Antifa rally never happened and the whole thing was pr

WOKESLOTH.COM - 2018-10-23 18:28:48

10 Arrested On Drug Charges: Mooresville Police Blotter

Arrest ChargeDescription of IncidentOfficerDrugs - Misd Poss Sch VISeagro, Joushua Wayne (B M, 22) Arrest on chrg of Drugs - Misd Poss Sch Vi (M), at E Iredell Av, Mooresville, on 10/15/2018.EWHITMAN, R.L.Drugs - Felony Poss Sch IICaldwell, Santario Myron (B M, 25) Arrest on chrg of Drugs - Felony P

PATCH - 2018-10-23 15:13:02

26-year-old pregnant Gaston County woman fighting for her life

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Savanna Sigmon is 5-months pregnant with her first child. Two weeks ago, this Gaston County woman’s life was turned upside down.While at church in Stanley, Savanna suffered a major brain bleed. She was fine that Sunday morning, helping out in the nursery, then started complain

WBTV - 2018-10-22 18:03:00

Second suspect arrested in killing of Trooper Kevin Conner in Columbus County

Conner stopped a white GMC pickup that was speeding on U.S. Highway 701 south of Whiteville. The truck pulled over near the intersection with Sellers Town Road, and when Conner approached the vehicle, someone inside fired multiple shots, hitting Conner in the face and the torso, authorities said.

WCNC - 2018-10-23 14:32:12

Father of Maddox Ritch defends himself on social media

Gastonia, N.C. (WCNC) - Nearly a month after six-year-old Maddox Ritch was reported missing, his father, Ian Ritch, once again broke his silence on social media.

WCNC - 2018-10-22 22:55:15

Union County Farmer Finds Decomposed Body While Harvesting Soy Beans

MONROE, NC - A death investigation is underway in Union County after a farmer discovered a decomposing body in his field. The body was found at a farm on McManus Road at Lathan Road around 4pm on Monday. The Union County Sheriff's Office says the farmer was harvesting soy beans with a combine when h

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-10-22 21:43:10

FATAL NORTH CAROLINA CRASH: Firefighters say one killed, another flown to hospital after car crashes into tree

*Update* Lower Rocky River Rd, 1 patient has been removed and is being transported to the landing zone. 2nd occupant of vehicle is deceased,@NCSHPreporting Lower Rocky River to be closed at least 2 hours. All Harrisburg units still working assisting@StoreFd— Harrisburg Fire (@HarrisburgFire)October

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-22 10:02:50

Man arrested in connection with Lincolnton kidnapping case

Reginald Aaron Ballard, 42, has been charged with felony 1st degree kidnapping, felonious restraint, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault by pointing a gun and communicating threats.


Crash kills one person, injures another in Cabarrus County

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - One person was killed and another victim was injured during a crash in Cabarrus County Monday morning.The crash happened in the 10000 block of Lower Rocky River Road around 5:30 a.m.The second victim was airlifted and transported to the hospital for medical treatment.According

WBTV - 2018-10-22 10:11:00

Five things to do this weekend (Oct. 19-21)

Find the Friday night lights for high school football this weekend. A trio of Burke County teams will play at home tonight. In the Northwestern 3A/4A Conference, Freedom will carry a seven-game winning streak into a matchup with West Caldwell. In the Northwestern Foothills 2A Athletic Conference, Ea


Former Carolina Panther Rae Carruth released from prison

CLINTON, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - Former Carolina Panthers player Rae Carruth, who was convicted of hiring a hitman to kill his pregnant girlfriend in 1999, is out of prison. Cherica Adams was eight months pregnant with their son when she was shot in a drive-by shooting on Rea Road. Carruth and his lawyer

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-10-22 15:06:00

WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Child Sex Charges Filed Against Hickory Man

36-year-old Randy Eugene Dula of Section House Road in Hickory was arrested Sunday (October 21) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged with first degree sex offense with a child, felony rape of a child, indecent liberties with a child, and felony probation violation. Dula was incarcerate

WHKY.COM - 2018-10-22 05:56:00

The federal government targets local animal park. A fatal accident. A story of kindness. Catch up on the news

The federal government is accusing Mooresville exotic animal park Lazy 5 Ranch of failing to properly care for several of its animals. The U.S. Department of Agriculture filed an administrative complaint last month citing the owner of Lazy 5 Ranch, Henry Hampton, with more than 50 violations of the


HURRICANE MICHAEL RELIEF: 'Lincolnton is a city of doers': Local ice cream shop travels to serve displaced hurricane victims

"It’s worse than you can imagine. Pitch black at night, curfews, long lines for food and desperate people. I couldn’t be happier to be here to serve on behalf of North Carolina," read one post on the Downtown Dairy Treats Facebook page.