Local News Stories

Power Restored to 2500 After Matthews-area Outage

Power outages, pushing hundreds of Charlotte-area families outside in the heat of the day. A busted transformer left more than 2500 people without power or AC. Read More »

Apartment Security Guard Attempting To Stop A Suspect Charged After Shots Were Fired

Reports of a man smashing in a car window at a University area apartment complex led the to the arrest of the suspect and the area security guard. Read More »

Duke Energy: Mechanical Issue Causes 2,500 Power Outages In Matthews

Duke Energy says a transformer issue is to blame for leaving 2,500 residents without power Sunday evening. Read More »

Missing 20-Year-Old Woman Found At Neighbor's House

Police found 20-year-old Jakeisha Flowe at a neighbor's house after she was reported missing Saturday just after 11 p.m. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots August 30th

Check out the mugshots from Saturday, August 30th.

Mathews Alive Festival | PHOTOS

Check out these photos from the Mathews Alive Festival.

Lancaster Neighbors Take Extra Precautions After Shooting Suspect Escapes

Neighbors want to know how an attempted murder suspect, on his way to jail, slipped away so easily. Read More »

Iron Station Man Jailed After Multiple Sex Offense Charges Involving Juvenile Relative

Edward Hicks, 33, was arrested and placed in jail Friday for sex offense charges involving a juvenile relative. Read More »

20-Year-Old Going Into Navy Killed In Car Crash

Caleb Reid, 20, was killed in a single car crash on McCoy Road just after 2 a.m. Saturday. Read More »

Detectives Use Social Media To Help Locate Lancaster Escape Suspect

A manhunt is underway for Deqwon Blackmon who police say escaped from custody Friday after being arrested for a shooting. Read More »

Union Co. Parents Speak Out About Redistricting Roll-Out

Union County parents lost the redistricting fight. Now they're losing their tempers. Social media exploded this week with horror stories of kids sitting on the floor in classrooms and more than hour-long drop-off lines. Read More »

Sunday School Worker Facing Child Abuse Charges

The Alexander County Sheriff's Office isn't yet revealing the name of the church where investigators believe a Taylorsville woman sexually abused a four year old. Read More »

Illegal Dumping Turns Creek Milky White

Illegal chemicals, dumped into a Charlotte creek, turning the water a milky white. Read More »

Thomas Davis Teams Up with Classroom Central to Give Back

Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis used his day off after Thursday night's win against the Steelers to give back to the community. Read More »

Second Teen Hit Crossing Beatties Ford Road

Two West Charlotte High School students have been hit crossing the same road in less than a week. Read More »