Local News Stories

The Militarization of Local Police: Guns & Grenades

Local agencies have obtained military gear under a federal program. WCCB Charlotte investigates what's called "1033" and why North Carolina has been suspended from participating. Read More »

Panthers Hardy on Paid Leave

The Panthers are putting star defensive end Greg Hardy on the bench, bowing to intense pressure to take a stand on domestic violence. Read More »

Family: Children Hid From Gunmen Who Killed Father

Police are still searching for two men who they say shot and killed a man during a home invasion Wednesday morning. Read More »

New Crosswalk Dedicated in Student's Honor

A Charlotte mother gets emotional after cutting the ribbon for a new crosswalk and sidewalk where her daughter was killed two years ago. Read More »

Man Accused of Raping Child to Face Judge

A Charlotte man will face a judge tomorrow, charged with repeatedly raping a child in Lincolnton. Read More »

Two Arrested in Gastonia Home Invasions

They are accused of three home invasions in 30 minutes, starting around midnight Monday. Read More »

Man buried in trench collapse found dead

Search crews have located the body of a man buried during a trench collapse in Alexander County. Read More »

Preliminary Autopsy Information Released In Anna Smith Case

Police have released preliminary autopsy information in reference to the death of Appalachian State student Anna Smith. Read More »

Police Searching For Missing Charlotte Teen

Police need help locating a missing Charlotte teenager. Read More »

WCCB Night at The Haunted Mill, Saturday, September 20th

WCCB Night At The Haunted Mill In Belmont

Be sure to head out to The Haunted Mill in Belmont for WCCB Night this Saturday!! Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots September 17th

Check out the mugshots from Tuesday, September 17th.

Students, Parents Concerned About 'Growing' Gang At Local School

Students and parents are living in fear of what they say is a growing, violent gang inside a local high school. School officials are denying their claims, even though police identified two gangs as being involved in a massive brawl at the school. Read More »

Missing Lincoln County Teen Found Safe

The search for a missing 16-year-old girl from Lincolnton is nearly day five. Read More »

Firefighters Work To Put Out House Fire In Southwest Charlotte

A house fire showing smoke and flames broke out just before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 2600 block of Mason Mill Place. Read More »

Woman Dies After Car Crashes, Catches Fire

A car crash that caught fire on Brief Road at Blaydon road happened just before 6:30 a.m. Wednesday. Read More »