Local News Stories

Activists Light Domestic Violence Memorial Tree

Monday night, dozens of people honored the victims of domestic violence murders in North Carolina with a special Christmas tree lighting in Uptown Charlotte. Read More »

Officials: Inmate escapes from work assignment in Ashe County

The Department of Public Safety and local law enforcement are searching for an inmate from Wilkes Correctional Center, who walked away from an outside work assignment in Ashe County. Read More »

Suspect Identified After Providence High Social Media Threats

Concerned parents kept nearly half of the students home from Providence High School Monday. Read More »

Shooting Victim in Critical Condition

35-year-old William Washington is locked up, charged with attempted first-degree murder. Police say he shot his son's mother at a home Monday morning, then took off with their 3-year-old child. Read More »

Mecklenburg County Mugshots December 14, 2014

Check out the Charlotte area mugshots from December 14, 2014.

Earthquake Shakes Caldwell County

An earthquake shook Caldwell County Monday morning. Read More »

Waiting Child: Elijah

The sky's the limit when it comes to this week's Waiting Child. He's smart, plays many instruments and and hopes to change the world when he gets older.

Rally Held in Support of Nativity Display in Dallas, NC

In downtown Dallas, people huddled around a live nativity Saturday night, signing hymns and rallying in support of a display now removed. Read More »

War on Gangs: A Prayer Service In Chester County

Prayers and a call for help as families fight back against gang violence. Neighbors in Chester say they're being terrorized in their own homes. Read More »

Increased Patrols After Violent Threats Against Providence High Students

Tonight, police are already stepping up security and parents are sending out warnings on social media. Read More »

UNC Charlotte Dismisses 5 Baseball Players

Five UNC Charlotte baseball players have been dismissed from the team, as the school continues to look into hazing allegations. Read More »

Mother of Fired Salisbury Officer: He Didn't Do Anything but Voice His Opinion

Controversy is brewing in Salisbury after the Chief of Police fired an officer Friday over a Facebook post. Read More »

Senator Kay Hagan Says Goodbye to Fellow Senators

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan said goodbye Friday night to fellow Senators and supporters. She was defeated in the November midterm elections by Republican and former North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis. Read More »

IRS Phone Scam Targets More Than a Thousand Victims

The IRS wants local tax payers to know they will never ask for credit or debit information over the phone, nor will they threaten to arrest you if you don't pay. Read More »

Salisbury Police Officer Fired For Facebook Comment

Officials say a Salisbury Police officer has been fired for making an inappropriate comment on Facebook. Read More »