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Farmer discovers decomposed body in Union Co. soybean field
UNION COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - The Union County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a decomposed body was found in a Union County soybean field this afternoon.The field is located off of McManus Road near Latham Road by Monroe, NC.Investigators have arrived at the scene and it is reportedly too early to
UNION COUNTY BODY: Death investigation underway in Union County field
UNION COUNTY, N.C.- Officials confirmed they’re conducting a death investigation after a body was found on a Union County farm.Investigators were called to the scene along McManus Road.Chopper 9 SkyZoom was overhead as investigators began a death investigation after a body was found in a field in Un
Monroe Announces Closing Date For Several Area Lakes - WCCB Charlotte
MONROE, NC — The City of Monroe Water Resources Department has announced the closing date for Lake Lee, Lake Monroe, and Lake Twitty. Oct. 31 will be the last day of fishing and boating for the season.
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
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.
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
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
Farmer driving harvester uncovers body between rows of soybeans, NC deputies say
A farmer harvesting his crop just east of Charlotte in Union County made a grisly discovery:A body was decomposing among the rows of soybeans, reports WCCB.The farmer, who was not identified, was operating a combine harvesting machine at about 4 p.m. Monday when he spotted the body below, said the s
Wrestling Icon Ric Flair, Daughter Face $5.5 Million Defamation Lawsuit
Wrestling legend Ric Flair and his daughter Charlotte Flair, also a wrestling star, are facing a $5.5 million lawsuit over comments made in the book they wrote together. The defamation lawsuit was filed by Charlotte Flair's ex-husband Riki Paul Johnson earlier this month in Mecklenburg County. In th
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
Cheraw man killed in Sunday morning wreck
CHERAW, SC (WMBF) - A man was killed Sunday after driving off the side of Highway 52 just outside of Cheraw and striking a ditch. Chesterfield County Coroner has identified the driver as 45-year-old Christopher Lemonte Cue of Cheraw. According to the SCHP, Cue was not wearing his seatbelt at the ti
Over 60 Arrested In Iredell County's Largest Ever Drug Roundup
IREDELL COUNTY, NC - On Monday, teams of Iredell County Sheriff's Deputies fanned out across the county to arrest over 60 wanted suspects as part of "Operation Autumn Sweep." For months the Iredell County Sheriff's Narcotics Investigations Unit had gathered information and surveillance on suspects b
Panthers use furious 4th quarter comeback to beat Eagles, 21-17
Newton's 18-yard touchdown strike to Devin Funchess got Carolina within a field goal, 17-14, with just over four minutes remaining in the game.
Coroner IDs 25-year-old West Columbia woman as victim in fatal shooting near Farrow Road
The Richland County Coroner has identified the female victim who died following a shooting Saturday morning. Twenty-five-year-old Jerri Lynn Sigmon of West Columbia died from a gunshot wound to the head. She was transported from the scene to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital where she died
Eric Reid, Malcolm Jenkins have to be separated before Panthers-Eagles game
Something is bothering Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid, and he wasted no time sharing his feelings with several Philadelphia Eagles players. Reid had to be separated from Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins before kickoff on Sunday when the two exchanged words at midfield after the captains meeting. Be
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RAE CARRUTH STORY: Former Panther to be released from prison Monday
When he left prison, Carruth was given a copy of his release papers, his social security card, birth certificate, community resources information, and a pharmacy discount card.
Shootings Leave Two Dead In Charlotte Friday Night
Police in Charlotte are investigating two fatal shootings that occured within hours of each other Friday night, leaving two men dead. Credit Nick de la Canal / WFAE The first was reported at 8:54 p.m. in east Charlotte off Independence Boulevard. Officers were called to an apartment on Snow Lane, wh
STUDENT CHOKED BY TEACHER: North Carolina parents upset when daughter says she was choked by teacher
“It's hard to trust someone,” Kazari's mother, Laquinda Turner, said. “I gave you my trust with my child. You took your anger out on her for whatever reason.”
Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run in east Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 WJZY) - A pedestrian was struck and killed in east Charlotte Friday night according to CMPD. The accident occurred on the 8800 block of Lawyers Road just before 10:00p.m. Police say a driver hit a man as he was walking in the direction of traffic going toward Meadow Glen Drive