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Police: Statesville woman threw Molotov cocktail at neighbor's house

A Statesville woman is facing an arson charge after she was accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at her neighbor's house, igniting a fire on the porch. April Morrison McGriff, 44, allegedly threw the makeshift fire starter at a home Wednesday in the 1100 block of Fourth Street, according to the St

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-03-16 12:58:00

Authorities release name of Iredell man killed in crash

The man who died last week when his taxi struck another car head-on on Old Mountain Road was John Eric Hannon of Troutman, according to the crash report. Hannon's age was redacted from the report filed by the N.C. Highway Patrol. Trooper B. Jolly said a northbound taxi crossed the center line and cr

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-03-16 17:46:00

Police respond to reported stabbing in Statesville

A man had minor injuries Friday morning after he was stabbed, the Statesville Police Department said. Police responded to 100 block of Garfield Street around 9 a.m. Capt. M. Gentle said he doesn't expect the injury to be life-threatening. The victim was transported to a hospital. "As stabbings go, i

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-03-16 14:05:00

Catawba County Crime Watch: March 9 to March 16

All individuals mentioned are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Individuals charged this week, but not pictured: Gary Dustin Letterman, 30, of Newton, was charged with one felony count each of breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering and possession of stolen goods. He

HICKORY DAILY RECORD - 2018-03-16 15:53:00

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

PHOTOS: Iredell mugshots, March 8-14

Iredell mugshots: Top bond amounts, March 8-14. Click on the arrow to scroll through the photos. Sponsored by Ashley Cannon, Attorney At Law, PLLC Joshua Rick Bass, 31, of Stikeleather Road, Stony Point, parole violation and interfering with an electronic monitoring device, no bond, Iredell County S

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-03-15 16:01:00

Iredell-Statesville Schools to take closer look at weather policies

Three days after students and teachers were released during the brunt of Monday's snowstorm, the Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education discussed the decision to send students home early and promised to look at the procedures in place that led to the decision. After noting the number of pare

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-03-16 13:45:00

Murder suspect arrested in Gatlinburg

A man accused of killing a mother of two in 2016 was captured after being stopped fora broken headlight. Antarious Qaushard Byers, 24, of Pleasant Hill Church Road, Shelby, was picked up nearly 200 miles away on Saturday, March 3, in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Hewas pulled overby United States Park Rang

GASTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-15 21:36:21

Police: Woman swapped barcodes to steal chicken wrap, ice cream and a Coke.

HICKORY- Hickory Police charged a Morganton woman with larceny for switching bar codes on several food items at the Walmart on U.S. Hwy 70 SE on Tuesday. Julianna Marie Webb, 33, was charged with one felony count of larceny by anti-inventory device and one misdemeanor count of larceny of a merchant


Vehicle fire shuts down lane on I-77 in Iredell County

A vehicle fire shut down a lane on Interstate 77 in Iredell County Thursday morning. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the incident happened around 6:40 a.m. on I-77 near mile marker 47 in Troutman. The vehicle fire shut down a northbound lane. The lane is expected to r

WBTV - 2018-03-15 10:58:59

Statesville woman charged with arson

A Statesville woman appeared in Catawba County District Court on Tuesday on arson charges. Nora Mize Hill, 37, was charged with one felony count of second-degree arson and one misdemeanor count of resisting a public officer after a fire on 18th Street Place SW on Monday afternoon. Hickory Fire Depar


Third teen arrested in deadly Rowan County shooting

A 17-year-old who was wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in Rowan County has been arrested Thursday morning. Xavier Dionne Lowe was wanted in the shooting death of 24-year-old Kornell Cook. The fatal shooting happened in August 2017 at an apartment complex on Williams Road, between Standis

WBTV - 2018-03-15 13:01:36

Over 11 pounds of marijuana seized, trafficking is charged

A Taylorsville man and woman face multiple charges following a large drug bust in northern Alexander County this past week. On Friday, March 9, 2018, the Alexander County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Division arrested and charged Jose Martires Canales, Jr., age 24, and Kaslyn Elizabeth Wallace, age 22


PHOTO: Statesville Woman's Club, Cloverleaf Elementary honor Dr. Seuss

For the eighth year, the GFWC-NC Statesville Woman's Club partnered with Cloverleaf Elementary School in hosting the Read Across America event in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday. Members of the GFWC-NC Statesville Woman's Club, staff from the school, and guests from the community attended the event. In

STATESVILLE RECORD & LANDMARK - 2018-03-15 14:46:00

Autopsy: No foul play in Iredell fatal crash

A year after a Stony Point man driving on Highway 70 crashed into a tree and died, his autopsy found no evidence that he was attacked before his death. It was a heartbreaking development for family members who have long claimed Jerry Gale "Tray" Bare III, 23, was assaulted in his pickup truck and wa