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Man Injured After Jet Ski Explodes On Lake Norman - WCCB Charlotte

MOORESVILLE, NC — A man was injured Tuesday evening when his jet ski exploded on Lake Norman.Officials with NC Wildlife say the man was floating on his jet ski when it exploded. The 59-year-old man has been taken to the hospital for treatment.NC Wildlife says they are investigating the incident, but

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-06-19 22:30:11

INVASIVE WEED:New concerns toxic weed that causes burns, blindness could spread to Carolinas

MINT HILL, N.C.- Giant Hogweed is a voracious plant, and there are new concerns it could spread to North Carolina.

WSOC-TV - 2018-06-19 21:25:04

CMPD: Argument leads to shots being fired in northeast Charlotte

RIGHT NOW: Police are investigating after multiple shots were fired in a parking lot at an apartment complex on Ginger Lane in NE CLT. As a result of the shooting, 1 car and 2 occupied apartments were shot into. No injuries reported. No arrests have been made.pic.twitter.com/dYAwULHULu— Ruby Durham

WCNC - 2018-06-20 10:02:27

Mystery cat confusing neighbors in Union County

“We heard thuds going through the forest and we thought, oh it’s a deer. I turned around and I saw the deer but wasn’t expecting this humongous black cat chasing after it,” says Bex Lobb.

WCNC - 2018-06-19 00:23:43

Man Stabbed In Uptown And Sent To Hospital - WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A man was stabbed in north Charlotte early Tuesday morning.Police were called around 1:30 a.m. to North Smith Street and West 6th Street where they located a man with a stab wound and a female with lacerations to the face.Both were transported to CMC Main.Police are still investiga

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-06-19 10:39:38

Two Arrested On Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop In Iredell County - WCCB Charlotte

STATESVILLE, NC — A man and woman from Olin, North Carolina are facing multiple charges after deputies found drugs and paraphernalia during a traffic stop Saturday.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-06-19 21:46:33

Hornets Agree To Trade Dwight Howard To Nets For Timofey Mozgov - WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte Hornets have agreed to trade Dwight Howard to the Brooklyn Nets for center Timofey Mozgov, two future second-round draft picks and cash, according to reports.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-06-20 15:05:18

Is this uptown Charlotte's best rooftop bar?

And according to entertainment, food and travel website Thrillist, the Queen City is home to one of the best rooftop bars in the U.S.

WSOC-TV - 2018-06-20 14:21:55

Correctional employee seriously injured after being assaulted by inmates at Central Prison

The incident is under internal investigation and local law enforcement, as well as the State Bureau of Investigation, was contacted. DPS is cooperating with law enforcement and will pursue criminal prosecution against any inmate involved in the assault.

WCNC - 2018-06-19 18:29:40

Woman cited at North Carolina airport for breaking window

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Police in North Carolina says they cited a woman who broke a window after becoming upset over a flight being canceled.Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said 24-year-old Kathy Irene Albright broke the window near a valet parking station at Charlotte Douglas International Airport lat

WNCT - 2018-06-19 18:05:09

Matthews, N.C., man killed in motorcycle wreck in Indian Land

A North Carolina man was killed after an Indian Land wreck Saturday morning.The incident happened at 8:27 a.m. June 16 at S.C. 160 and Calvin Hall Road, less than two miles east of Fort Mill. According to the South Carolina Highway Patrol, the man killed was a 53-year-old from Matthews, N.C.The man


Woman cited for breaking window at Charlotte Douglas

NEWSWoman cited for breaking window at Charlotte DouglasAfter reviewing surveillance video and speaking with witnesses, Kathy Irene Albright, 24, was cited for damage to property.

WCNC - 2018-06-19 19:59:59

Students and Faculty from Providence Day School Injured in Deadly Bus Crash - WCCB Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC – We’re learning more about a deadly bus crash in Argentina – involving students and faculty from Providence Day School. A person not associated with the school died.The school says several students were injured along with two faculty chaperones. Pictures posted on social media show th

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-06-19 02:52:11

Wanted By CMPD: Marquan Phillips Jones - WCCB Charlotte

Marquan Jones is charged with multiple counts of Breaking and Entering Motor Vehicle, Felony Larceny, Assault on a Female, False Imprisonment, Common Law Robbery, Damage to Property, and Interfering with an Electronic Device.

WCCBCHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-06-19 01:01:08

Serious Crash Has All Lanes Blocked On I-77 NB In Rock Hill After Dave Lyle Blvd - WCCB Charlotte

ROCK HILL, S.C. — A major crash has left major traffic backups on I-77NB after Dave Lyle Blvd at Exit 79.All lanes are blocked. Serious injuries have been reported.Expect heavy delays.Drivers are asked to consider taking South Anderson Road and then onto Cherry Road as an alternate route. This route


CHARLOTTE SINKHOLE: Water main break, possible sinkhole shut down road in southeast Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Police had to close a section of Sardis Road in southeast Charlotte Monday morning because of a water main break which may have also created a sinkhole.Sardis Road between Brackenbury Lane and Morning Dale Road is blocked, and authorities said drivers should use Monroe Road as an al

WSOC-TV - 2018-06-18 19:49:51

Parking Attendant Says She Was Beaten And Body Slammed On The Job

“She was cussing and stuff like that,” the woman told WCNC. “She was like, ‘Why can’t I pay you, why can’t you help me?’”

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-06-19 11:52:27

Woman found dead after Burke County deputies respond to assault call

According to the Burke County Sheriff's Office, a 63-year-old woman is dead after deputies were dispatched to an assault call Sunday evening.Authorities report a family member called dispatch to report an assault in Connelly Springs. When officials arrived they found Robin Berry Teague dead inside h


Missing Concord Woman Found Dead in Charlotte: Police

CONCORD, N.C. -- Police say they found the body of a missing Concord woman in Charlotte Sunday.According to Concord Police, 25-year-old Taylor Medley's body was recovered by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police near Keaton Avenue in north Charlotte.Medley was reported missing on Thursday. Concord Police sai


DAYS INN CHARLOTTE SHOOTING: Man critically injured in shooting at north Charlotte Days Inn

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- A man is in critical condition after being shot at a motel in north Charlotte overnight.Channel 9 was the first crew on the scene at the Days Inn on West Sugar Creek Road, near Interstate 85.Police said they responded to the motel just after midnight and found the victim. He was ser