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Celebrate International Bacon Day on Monday
Monday is International Bacon Day. To celebrate, we had John and Robin Ficara from MOOYAH Burgers, Fries and Shakes to stop by WBTV News Sunday Morning.They talked about about sauce and topping combinations to really pack a flavorful punch for your next bacon-centric burger.For more information on the restaurant, click here.
Suspect search after alleged assault in Iredell County
Statesville police are looking for a man they say assaulted another person in Iredell County.The incident happened Saturday night around 10:30 p.m. at a home on North Patterson Street in Statesville.Police say James Hyde walked up to the victim, Larry Culler, during a game of cards.We're told the two got into an argument -- leading to Hyde pulling out a box cutter and striking Culler on the arm. Culler was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. If you know where H...
Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy
Investigators were trying to determine Sunday what may have motivated a 30-year-old man accused of ambushing a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy filling his patrol car with gas in what authorities believe was...
Man dies after fall from deck at Braves game
Atlanta police said no foul play was suspected in a man's fatal fall from an upper deck during an Atlanta Braves game.
Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison
An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for broadcasting "false news," sparking an international outcry and underlining how authorities are trampling over free...
Charlotte pastor found dead inside Union Co. home
Bishop Phillip Davis, who served as the senior pastor at Nation’s Ford Community Church, was the victim of an accidental shooting, according to sources.
Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking
The CEO of the company that runs adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.
Appeals court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal
A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans.
Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case
Thai authorities arrested a foreign man they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine...
Two Lincoln County men arrested for trafficking meth
Ronald Scronce, 59, of Lincolnton and Scotty Crouse, 41, of Lincolnton have each been charged with one felony count of trafficking methamphetamine by transport and trafficking methamphetamine by possession.
Charlotte?s PTAs: A stark gap in money, services
Schools in Charlotte’s affluent areas routinely raise hundreds of thousands of dollars each year from involved parents. About two dozen of the city’s schools, most of them low-income, don’t even have a PTA.
Forty-five feet down, uptown?s newest office tower is going up
Since developer Spectrum Properties and general contractor Balfour Beatty cut holes in the construction wall surrounding the 300 South Tryon office tower site, peering into the ever-deepening pit has become something of a pastime for uptown workers on lunch breaks and schoolkids on field trips.