Local News Stories

Slowpoke Drivers Could Get A Ticket

NC Senator Jeff Tarte is sponsoring a slowpoke bill, that would make it illegal to drive in the passing lane at less than the speed limit. Read More »

Wanda Sue Larson Accepts Plea Deal in Child Abuse Case

A former Union County DSS Supervisor pleads guilty to child abuse. Now Wanda Sue Larson could be out of prison within days. Read More »

Child Abuse Case Leads To DSS Overhaul

The Wanda Sue Larson child abuse case led to a complete overhaul of the Union County DSS program. Read More »

Ron Rivera Stresses Importance Of Hiring Veterans

The workshop's goal is to educate companies about the experience veterans can bring to the job. Read More »

Bessemer City Athletic Director Arrested For Having Inappropriate Relationship With Student

A Bessemer City High School athletic director accused of kissing and fondling a female student is in jail.

Officer Shot In Head While Serving Warrant

Officer James Holland and two other officers were trying to serve a bench warrant when they say 51-year-old William Kernan opened fire. Read More »

CMPD Body Cameras Expected To Ship In Second Quarter Of 2015

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has ordered the 1,400 body cameras approved for purchase by the Charlotte City Council. Read More »

Bees Swarm A Car In Bank Parking Lot Near Uptown

A man walks out of a bank in Charlotte to find part of a car covered with bees!! Read More »

Gaston County Woman Surrenders To Face Child Abuse Charges

A Gaston County woman, who was wanted in connection with an investigation from earlier this month, has turned herself in to face charges of child abuse. Read More »

Two Huntersville Schools Placed On Lockdown Following Threat

Barnette Elementary in Huntersville was placed on lockdown at 11:15 am because of a telephone threat. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots March 30th

Check out the Charlotte area mugshots from March 30th.

Charlotte Business Owners Speak Out For, Against 'Religious Freedom' Bill

Major backlash Monday over 'Religious Freedom' legislation circulating in several states, including in North Carolina. Governor Pat Mccrory spoke out against the proposed legislation. Read More »

Man Charged in Shooting Death of Anson Co. Sheriff's Granddaughter

A man charged in the shooting death of the Anson County Sheriff's granddaughter is expected to answer to his charges in court tomorrow. Read More »

Students Recognized in 'Do The Write Thing Essay Challenge'

MPD is working with local middle schoolers to reduce youth violence in the Queen City. Read More »

Two Charged In Hudson Murder

An autopsy is being conducted after deputies found the body of 34-year-old Marcus Devlin Saturday night in his home on Free Mason Road in Hudson. Read More »