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Burke County school locked down after shot fired
CONNELLY SPRINGS, NC- Three men were arrested Wednesday morning after a shot was fired near a Burke County elementary school.Channel 9's Dave Faherty is on the scene. He'll have the latest developments in a live report at noonIcard Elementary in Connelly Springs was put under lockdown after the men
WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Morganton Man Arrested In Catawba County On Theft Indictments
33-year-old Gary Allen Hutchinson of Tallent Road in Morganton was arrested today (May 23) by Catawba County Sheriff's Officers. He's charged on bills of indictment with three counts of felony larceny along with single counts of larceny by anti inventory device, habitual larceny, breaking and enteri
Three arrested for bringing gun onto school property
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Three people, including two teens and a 33-year-old, were taken to jail after police said they were spotted on school property with a shotgun.
UPDATE: Bonds set for suspects caught with gun on school campus
Douglas Shuford, 18, of Connelly Springs, was charged with misdemeanor counts of violating a domestic order by having a loaded gun, possession of a firearm on educational property and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to a press release from BCSO.
Bridge fire shuts down Highway 127 at Catawba, Alexander County line
CATAWBA COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -The bridge on Highway 127 at the Catawba County/Alexander County line was shut down Wednesday morning.The highway is closed in both directions due to a fire on the bridge, the Hickory Fire Department tweeted.The bridge on Hwy 127 North between Catawba County and Alexander
Catawba County Restaurant Inspection Scores, May 15-21
The highest:Oakwood Elementary, 366 4th Street NW, Hickory and Viewmont Elementary, 21 16th Avenue NW , Hickory cafeterias each scored 99.5/A.
Mortimer Campground, Roads Temporarily Closed Due to Flood Damage
NEBO, NC (May 23, 2018)…Mortimer Campground in the Wilson Creek area of Caldwell County on the Pisgah National Forest’s Grandfather Ranger District is temporarily closed due to flood damage.
Man accused of carrying loaded shotgun across NC elementary school campus
Icard Elementary School was put on lockdown after three "suspicious individuals" were spotted walking across the school's campus. The sheriff says one of the men, who was carrying a loaded shotgun, fired the weapon off school grounds.
BREAKING: Three charged after bringing gun onto school campus
Douglas Shuford, 18, of Connelly Springs, was arrested for violating a domestic order by having a loaded gun. He also will be charged with having a gun on the property of a school, according to Sheriff Steve Whisenant.
Two-car collision results in minor injuries
Daphne Ann Diehl, 53, of Fairview, N.C., was charged for running a stop sign at the intersection of Bouchelle and East Meeting streets and colliding with another vehicle, said Public Safety Officer M. Gates.
WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Morganton Man Arrested in Hickory on Outstanding Warrants from Gaston County
Pacsay was arrested when Hickory Police saw a vehicle in the parking lot at a sweepstakes business on 12th Avenue N.E. (Springs Road) in Hickory. During the incident, Pacsay gave false identification to Officers. Once his identity was established, he was arrested on six outstanding warrants from Gas
Thirsty thief steals beer, ends up in prison
Howard Lesley Redmon, 43, committed crimes in five separate incidents from July 2015 to October 2017 at a grocery store and two convenience stores, according to a press release from 25th District Attorney David Learner’s office.
Physician in residency charged with DWI
A Morganton man, who was an internal medicine resident at Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge in Morganton , was charged for multiple crimes including driving while impaired.
UPDATE: Highway 127 bridge reopens after fire
Reporter Max Seng was able to get close enough to the Hwy. 127 bridge this morning to see the smoke from a fire on the two-lane bridge that connects Alexander and Catawba counties.The bridge connecting Catawba and Alexander counties has reopened after a fire closed it Wednesday morning, according to
Newton-Conover Schools to drop valedictorian honor
Originally, it went to the valedictorian and salutatorian at both Discovery and Newton-Conover High Schools. Last year the scholarships were worth approximately $4,800 each.
Ice Unit nabs drug traffickers
LENOIR, NC (May 17, 2018)…Sheriff Alan C. Jones has announced on May 16, 2018, Narcotic Agents with the Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office assisted Probation/Parole Officers in a search of a residence located at 5005 Cross Street in Granite Falls. The tenants,Lonnie Dale Love, age 45 andLisa Bryant M
Father arrested after crashing into restaurant, killing deputy daughter
Families were sitting down for a comfortable lunch when chaos ensued Sunday afternoon at the Gaston County restaurant. Two people died and others were injured when a man drove his Jeep into the Surf and Turf Lodge just after noon. Police said the driver of the SUV, Roger Self, was taken into custody
WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio - Valdese Man Charged With Stolen Vehicle Offense In Catawba County
24-year-old Jonathan Kyle Barus of Pyatte Street in Valdese was arrested Sunday (May 20) by Long View Police Officers. He's charged with felony possession of a stolen motor vehicle along with misdemeanor counts of possession of stolen goods and possession of drug paraphernalia. Barus was detained in
US 221 closed 'indefinitely' between Blowing Rock and Linville
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Mother charged in crash that killed Iredell girl
A Statesville mother who was driving Thursday night when her car collided with another, resulting in the death of her daughter, has been charged, officials say.