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Woman charged in Gaston County attempted robbery

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV Web Staff) - A Gaston County woman accused of attempting to rob a Gaston County convenience store Wednesday was arrested and charged.Deputies say the attempted robbery happened around 2:30 p.m. at Lynn’s Stop and Shop in the 5100 block of E NC 27 Hwy.Crystal Faith Lincoln, 35 of

WBTV - 2018-10-18 16:02:00

Man accused of murder in 2017 shooting death of woman in Gaffney

that Drenika Lanette Hopper, 20, of Carrollton, Ga., was shot in the head on Morris Drive back in January of 2017.

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-17 19:42:04

Shelby company low bidder for Blacksburg sewer pump station expansion project | The Gaffney Ledger

Blacksburg could complete a sewer pump station expansion for $100,000 under budget if the low bidder is chosen for the infrastructure project. Shelby, N.C.-based Two Brothers Utilities submitted the low bid of $379,938 when Blacksburg town officials held a bid opening last week to increase the capac


Victim's family 'relieved' by murder arrest in Cherokee Co.

GAFFNEY, SC (WSPA) - An Upstate mother was in tears over her daughter's death. "I just miss my baby. I just miss her," said Latoria Dowdle. "She was a loving daughter." More than 21 months after her daughter Drenika Hopper was shot dead, a suspect has been charged with her killing. "I've been waiti

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-18 09:38:26

What happened to Maddox Ritch? Still no cause of death nearly a month later

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. - Many unanswered questions remain in the death of Maddox Ritch. The disappearance of the six-year-old in Gaston County grabbed national attention last month. Saturday marks one month since the boy with autism was reported missing at Rankin Lake Park. His body was found a few day

WCNC - 2018-10-18 00:23:00

NORTH CAROLINA WENDY'S CHUBBY: Gastonia Wendy's worker who put 'Chubby' on customer receipt fired

GASTONIA, N.C.- A franchise owner of a North Carolina Wendy's says an employee who called a customer "Chubby" on an order has been fired.The Carolina Restaurant Group issued a statement Tuesday that said they apologized to customer Jimmy Shue and terminated the employee, whose identity hasn't been r

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-17 10:45:22

Barricade situation prompts SWAT response in southeast Charlotte

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools also announced that they would not be dropping students off at the apartment complex this afternoon, and instead will keep them at their schools where parents can pick them up, or wait for buses to make rounds around 5:30 p.m.

FOX46CHARLOTTE.COM - 2018-10-18 16:45:00

Gaston County Antifa Planning Rally This Weekend

“We will protest in front of Gander Mtn in Gastonia on Saturday October 20th at 10:00 am. You will stand down! We have brothers from at least ten states coming here. On the agenda is getting a petition to remove that Nazi statue at the Gaston County Courthouse and recruiting new members,”the post no

CHARLOTTE STORIES - 2018-10-17 12:59:16

NORTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY PATROL TROOPER SHOT KILLED: NC state trooper shot, killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody

COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C.- A North Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was shot and killed early Wednesday while conducting a traffic stop in the southeastern part of the state, according to the Department of Public Safety.

WSOC-TV - 2018-10-17 16:50:36

Three charged in West Lincoln break-ins

A Maiden man was has been charged in connection with two break-ins in western Lincoln CountyNathaniel Rolland Gilbo, 30, was arrested on Oct. 8 and charged with breaking into homes on Willis Road and Philadelphia Church Road.The break-in on Willis Road was reported on Aug. 1, when the occupant of a

LINCOLNTIMESNEWS.COM - 2018-10-17 15:31:00

SCEM: Deputies searching for missing 11-year-old boy in Boiling Springs

BOILING SPRINGS, SC (FOX Carolina)-Spartanburg County Emergency Management says deputies and other response agencies are searching for a missing 11-year-old boy.SCEM said James Biggerstaff was last seen off Evergreen Street in Boiling Springs, SC.

FOX CAROLINA - 2018-10-17 03:17:00

Wendy’s worker fired after North Carolina man called ‘Chubby’ on receipt

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. — A Wendy’s worker was fired after a North Carolina man said he was hurt and embarrassed when his name was noted as “Chubby” on his order receipt,WSOCreports.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-17 15:14:28

Bond denied for man accused of stabbing SC Trooper in Cherokee Co.

Marcus Pack Moreno, 34, of Stanley, NC has been charged with two counts of attempted murder, resisting arrest with a deadly weapon and attempted escape, according to jail records.

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-17 15:51:57

Trooper stabbed scuffling with suspect | The Gaffney Ledger

A South Carolina state trooper was stabbed in the shoulder but luckily sustained non-life threatening injuries while attempting to take a North Carolina man into custody following a Monday night chase in Gaffney. Marcus Pack Moreno, 34, of Stanley, was booked into the Cherokee County Detention Cente

GAFFNEY LEDGER - 2018-10-17 06:07:00

Boy found asleep on bus after hours-long search in Spartanburg Co.

The agency said in a Facebook post that multiple search teams and K9s, as well as a drone equipped with an infrared camera, were used to search for the boy.

WSPA.COM - 2018-10-17 10:56:07

GASTONIA DEADLY HIT-AND-RUN: Family wants answers after deadly hit-and-run in west Gastonia

GASTONIA, N.C.- Police in Gastonia said that, one morning three weeks ago, someone hit and killed Darrell Kendrick who was walking on Jenkins Dairy Road.


Lincoln County man arrested in connection to kidnapping, attempted robbery

Reginald Aaron Ballard, 42, has been charged with first degree kidnapping, felonious restraint, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault by pointing a gun and communicating threats.


Cleveland County man injured after getting shot by his own booby-trap

JUST IN: a 68-year-old man is seriously injured after Cleveland Co deputies say he got shot by his own booby trap. Deputies say he booby-trapped a back door with a shotgun, but around 11:30 am, he opened the door to feed some squirrels. The shotgun went off and hit his arm.pic.twitter.com/DCDfNqdgmr


OFF DUTY OFFICER SPOTS SUSPECT WALKING DOWN STREET: Off-duty officer spots kidnapping suspect walking down street in Gastonia

Deputies said Reginald Aaron Ballard, 42, eluded officers in September after he kidnapped a Lincolnton woman and forced her to drive to a bank and attempt to withdraw $5,000.


Gastonia Wendy's worker calls customer 'Chubby' on receipt

It wasn’t the food that spoiled his experience, but a word that was typed on his receipt, shaming him for his weight.