Local News Stories

Police: Mother Says She Buried Newborn to Hide Pregnancy

Police have arrested a Rock Hill mother after they say she admitted to burying her newborn in her back yard. Read More »

David Gettleman: Countdown To Training Camp

In an exclusive interview, Panthers GM Dave Gettleman says last years run to the playoffs, fueled by seven rookie starters and their veteran mentors, was not a mirage. Read More »

YMCA Director Laces Up to Save Lives

A local YMCA director is lacing up his running shoes in an effort to make sure more kids learn to swim. Read More »

Kerrick Trial: Opening Statements Set For Monday

Opening statements should start Monday in the criminal trial for CMPD Officer Wes Kerrick. He's charged with voluntary manslaughter in the 2013 shooting death of Jonathan Ferrell. Read More »

Firefighters Letting Landfill Fire Burn Itself Out

It took seven fire departments two hours to contain the blaze at the Burke County landfill on Marsh Trail. Read More »

CMPD To Host Church Safety Seminar

The deaths of nine people at a church in Charleston has led to an increase in police patrols around local houses of worship. CMPD is holding a free church safety seminar on Friday. Read More »

Subcontractor Responsible For 7-Foot Hole That Trapped Man

Charlotte Area Transit officials say a subcontractor is responsible for digging a hole a man fell into near construction for the Blue Line Extension. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots July 28th

Check out the mugshots from Tuesday, July 28th.

GoFundMe Account Set Up For Officer Wes Kerrick Raises Over $10K In 6 Days

A GoFundMe account set up to support Officer Wes Kerrick and his family has received over $12,500 in donations. Read More »

Providence VFD Ends Operations, Continues Legal Fight

On Tuesday at midnight, the American flag will be lowered and fire trucks will leave the Providence Volunteer Fire Department for a final time. Read More »

Miles Makes Panthers Move-In Easy Task

Veteran equipment manager discusses behind the scene tasks to get Carolina Panthers ready for camp on Friday in Spartanburg. Read More »

Man Rescued After Falling Into A Seven Foot Hole

Charlotte Fire Department responded to a "confined space rescue" call just before 7:30 this morning in the University area. Read More »

Catawba County Family Victims of 'Swatting'

Terrifying moments for a local family after a prank call leads a SWAT team to show up at their front door. Police call the prank swatting. Investigators are still trying to trace where the call came from. Read More »

Kerrick Trial: Final Juror Seated

The 12th juror was seated Tuesday; four alternates are still needed. As WCCB Charlotte's Amy Cowman reports, emotions are running high for all those involved. Read More »

Prayer Problems Continue in Rowan County

County Commissioners have formally filed a request for an appeal after a federal court ruled the way they prayed before meetings were discriminatory. Read More »

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