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Emergency crews respond to aircraft accident in Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, NC- Emergency crews are responding to an accident involving an aircraft Sunday afternoon.The incident took place at Wilgrove Airport Hangar, on Parkton Rd in Charlotte.Medic says no one has been transported at this time.Stay with Fox 46 for developing details.
State officials share reuse possibilities for old Broughton Hospital buildings
State officials have said there is interest in reusing the current Broughton Hospital property and buildings once the new hospital opens. A public-private partnership was proposed two years ago to reuse state land in Morganton for education, housing and hospitality. The North Carolina School of Scie
TRAFFIC ALERT: I-26 Westbound closed 1 mile east of Exit 33
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —On Sunday morning, I-26 Westbound is closed one mile east of Exit 33/Brevard Road after a multi-vehicle wreck.Travelers should avoid the area. There is a detour in place:Travelers must take NC-146, Exit 37 and turn right. Continue on NC-146 East to US-25 and turn left. Contin
New Salvation Army location has Grand Opening
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UPDATE | Man wanted for assaulting deputy turns himself in
Erik Rashad Holloway, 24, of Hendersonville, is wanted for assault with a deadly weapon on a government official; resist, delay or obstruct an officer; careless and reckless driving and driving while license revoked. (Photo credit: Buncombe County Sheriff's Office)
6-year-old girl shot in the leg has serious injuries
Photo: Google MapsCHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are investigating a shooting Saturday evening that sent a 6-year-old girl to the hospital with serious injuries.Police say the shooting occurred in the 6300 block of Sunstone Dr. around 7:30 p.m. Medic says the child was sh
Car dealership removes Native American statue after 50 years
Pat Grimes, owner of Harry's, said he received offers to buy the statue but felt that the museum was best for it.
Caldwell County Couple Charged With Trafficking Meth - WCCB Charlotte
On July 12th, 2018, following a month long investigation, authorities executed a search warrant at the residence located at 1711 NW Poplar Street Apartment 1 in Lenoir, North Carolina.
Couple charged with meth trafficking
Jeffrey Boyd Crosby, 28, of 1711 N.W. Poplar St., Apt. 1, in Lenoir, was charged with one felony count each of trafficking methamphetamine by possession, possession of a weapon of mass destruction and maintaining a dwelling to keep or store a controlled substance, according to a release from the Cal
Marion, McDowell County to co-own Drexel site
MCDOWELL COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) —McDowell County commissioners have agreed to accept the donation of the old Drexel Furniture Plant site.The city of Marion and the county will split ownership of the site.Each are committing $125,000 toward cleanup of the site. The state is contributing $800,000.The own
Authorities seize $18,000 in drugs, 2 arrested in Lenoir
Sarah Deanne Russell, 31, and Jeffrey Boyd Crosby, 28, were arrested and charged with several felonies, according to a press release from the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office.
Woman charged for alleged role in selling pot near WMS
A woman is facing multiple felonies for allegedly facilitating the sale marijuana to an eighth grader near Waynesville Middle School.Dusty Michelle Forney, 36, was originally charged in the alleged incident back on February, but her case was bumped up to Superior Court on Monday afternoon when a Hay
Hickory Police search for "Suspender Swindlers"
HICKORY, NC (FOX 46 WJZY)- Hickory Police need your help to get results and catch a criminal.They’re searching for a wanted duo tonight that we're calling the "Suspender Swindlers."Hickory Police say they stole from a car in the Food Lion parking lot off Springs Rd.
Report: Man caught stripping parts from bulldozer
Detective Paul Alkire of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged John Mark Jenkins, 27, who is listed as homeless, with breaking and entering, larceny and damage to property.
Interstate 26 shut down near North State of Franklin of Franklin Road due to police activity
Interstate 26 is shut down, according to Johnson City Police. Right now, we know that police are routing traffic off 1-26 near North State of Franklin Road.
Former firefighter, 27, Black Mountain resident, accused of child sex offenses
David Branden Wilson, 27, is charged with statutory rape of child older than 11 years and younger than 16 years; statutory sex offense; and indecent liberties with a child.
Partial roof collapse in downtown Hickory; building declared unsafe
Hickory officials declared a downtown building unsafe, closing the offices of two businesses, when a portion of the building roof collapsed.
Police: Nebo suspects threw stolen goods out of moving car
Erin Marie Watson, 19, of 38 Wheeler Drive in Nebo, was sitting in the passenger seat when officers pulled a vehicle over after responding to a larceny call at Walmart, an arrest report said. She allegedly opened the car door and threw out some of the items two others were accused of stealing.
Crime roundup (July 1-4)
»Stacey Antoine Gaines, 35, of 1 Terraine Lane, in Asheville, was charged with one misdemeanor count each of driving while impaired, failure to obey traffic officer and expired registration. He was granted a custody release and a trial date was set for Aug. 22.
High-speed pursuit ends in fiery crash
Deputy Jason Cook of the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office charged Edgar Robert Acuna Torres, 45, of 611 Green St. Loop in Marion, with fleeing to elude arrest, hit and run, no operator’s license and possession of drug paraphernalia.