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Police: Men found dead in Mooresville home may have overdosed

Drugs may have been involved in the deaths of two men who were found in a Mooresville home April 17, police say. “While this is still an active death investigation, we are looking at the case as a possible overdose,” Mooresville Police Department Maj. Major Ron Chilton said Tuesday. “No foul play is


Iredell County mom asks for clothing donations after massive fire destroys home

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - An Iredell County mother is asking for clothing donations for her children after her home went up in flames while she was at work on Tuesday.


Iredell County Sheriff’s Office Asking For Assistance Locating Larceny Suspsect

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — The Iredell County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance locating a larceny suspect. Authorities say Michael Dwaine Davis, 45, is wanted for Felony Breaking or Entering a building and Felony Larceny After Breaking and or Entering.


Race City Festival 2019 In Mooresville: When, Where

MOORESVILLE, NC — The Race City Festival, which lures about 15,000 visitors to downtown Mooresville each year, is set to take place Saturday, May 11. This year marks the 36th year for the annual event, which is sponsored by the Mooresville-South Iredell Chamber of Commerce. It will be held along Mai


Person hit by car, seriously injured in south Charlotte, driver flees on foot

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - One person suffered serious injuries after being hit by a car in south Charlotte Tuesday night. According to Medic, the incident happened near the intersection of South Boulevard and East Carson Boulevard.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Tide uncovers shipwreck on North Carolina beach

SURF CITY, N.C -- Every now and again you might get lucky and find a nice seashell or something cool on the beach. But visitors in North Carolina got a nice surprise as the tide uncovered wreckage from a 100-year-old shipwreck!


1 killed, 1 injured in separate North Carolina plane crashes

One pilot is dead and a second pilot is hospitalized following separate plane crashes in North Carolina. The Record & Landmark reports Statesville Regional Airport Manager John Ferguson says the plane, which was based in Statesville, crashed in Rowan County on Monday.


Community supports former Iredell Co. Sheriff’s deputy’s MS treatments

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Chris Snow is a doer. “If I can’t do something, it tears me apart,” he says. But a Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis has slowed him down in a major way.


Dangerous debris found scattered along stretch of I-77

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. - Channel 9 found nuts, bolts and other dangerous debris left along a stretch of Interstate 77 on Tuesday. It’s just the latest in a series of safety complaints and comes a day after we reported about hundreds of new issues in the I-77 construction zone.


Iredell County restaurant inspections: April 7-13

North Carolina Public health restaurant and food-stand inspections in Iredell County, April 7-13. Cracker Barrel-Mooresville, 123 Regency Center Drive, Mooresville, 96.50/A. Dixie’s Fish & Chicken, 504 N. Main St., Troutman, 95/A.


NTSB handling investigation of fatal plane crash in Rowan County; flight originated at Statesville airport

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board and Federal Aviation Administration will be leading the investigation into a Statesville flight that ended in a fatal crash Monday.


Man found with missing girl at NC campground sentenced to 58 years in prison

HENDERSON COUNTY, N.C. (WSPA) - A Tennessee man who was captured in 2016 in North Carolina with a girl he kidnapped from Missouri has been sentenced to more than 58 years in prison on child sex crimes related to the kidnapping.


Lincoln County road shut down as officials investigate fatal crash

LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. - Investigators confirmed they were investigating a fatal crash in Lincoln County Tuesday afternoon. Officials responded to the scene along Startown Road near Eva Court before 3 p.m.


U.S. Marshals arrest accused Nashville gas station murderer in North Carolina

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WZTV) — Deputy U.S. Marshals captured accused Nashville murderer Leroy Topp, Jr. in North Carolina on Tuesday. Topp is suspected of shooting Carlos Logan, 34, on Thursday morning at a Shell gas station at Harding Place in Nashville. Investigators believe an argument sparked betwe


Child Car Seat Check Set For April 24 In Huntersville

HUNTERSVILLE, NC — Children are precious cargo and it's important to make sure car seats are properly installed. Huntersville Police Department is offering parents an opportunity to make sure their car seats are properly installed Wednesday as part of a year-long series of community events offering


Man survives being hit by train, but no one knows who he is

ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - A man was fortunate that he survived literally being run over by a train, but at this point, no one knows who the man is. On Friday morning, Rowan deputies and emergency responders were called to 1500 Pinnacle Way Drive in the Landis area. A man who had been lying between t


Blotter: Man reports theft from vehicle

A Woodleaf man reported Friday that two of his vehicles were entered and someone stole items from inside while they were parked at his home in the 1200 block of Old Oak Lane. The man reported to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office that the theft occurred between 11:30 p.m. Thursday and 8:45 a.m. Frida


Mooresville man attempts to set world record - for four-leaf clovers - on Earth Day

Spending your Monday morning looking for peculiar plants doesn’t exactly come off as appealing for most people. But Fred Reissman has some big goals in mind. He claims he’s broken the Guinness World Record for most four-leaf clovers picked in eight hours. His original goal was to beat most four-leaf


I Was Given a Yugo and Drove It From New York to North Carolina Without Dying Even Once

“Why do you love this kind of thing so much?” That’s what my wife asked me, more bemused than angry, as she rode with me in a rattly, crappy but scrappy 1991 Yugo, as I marveled at the crude hole hacked into the hard plastic dashboard.