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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.

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Union County declares stage 3 water restrictions
Union County officials declared the stage three shortages when a truck involved in an accident spilled some fuel into...

Savannah State Student Shot and Killed Honored at Local Football Game
The brother of the late Christopher Starks honors his brother's legacy on the field he loved.Uncle, Pastor Collier St...

Brady throws 2 INTs, 1 TD, Patriots beat Panthers 17-16
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Tom Brady overcame two early interceptions to lead his first touchdown drive of the preseason...

Churches open doors after AG decision
Little Rock AME Zion and Greenville Memorial AME Zion churches opened their doors for the community to express themse...

North Carolina social media sensation joins 'Dancing with the Stars'
A well known North Carolina teen announced Thursday he will be on the next season of "Dancing with the Stars."

Hayes...

Fugitive Mother on the Run, Warrant Issued
Michael Hambrick said looking for his missing 2 1/2-year-old son has been the toughest thing he has had to do. Hambri...

CMS Teacher Assistants Out of a Job Next Friday
In just one week hundreds of teacher assistants in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will be out of a job. Their employme...

Child Falls in Hole at Park
A Newton County mother is speaking out about safety at public parks after her child fell into a septic tank hole. It ...

Md. police officer helps homeless mom, daughter
A Prince George's County police officer opened up his heart and his wallet to help a mother and her 1-year-old daught...

CMPD Officer Randall Kerrick won't face Retrial
CMPD officer Randall Kerrick will not face a retrial for voluntary manslaughter, according to the North Carolina Atto...

Manassas teen sentenced to 11 years for ISIS recruiting
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Associated PressALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A northern Virginia teenager was sentenced Friday to more t...

School board member calls parents "belligerent losers" and compares to Fergus...
Parents in Union County say there's no doubt Board of Education member Kevin Stewart is passionate about his position...

CMPD searching for bank robber
CMPD is asking for your help identifying a suspect involved in a bank robbery in Charlotte's Dilworth neighborhood th...

On-air shooting prompts mental health conversations with Charlotte experts
The disturbing murders of the journalists live on-air have spawned several conversations about mental health issues.
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New attraction at Carowinds to make a big splash
A new attraction is making a big splash at Carowinds.

The largest waterpark in the Carolinas will be added to the a...


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Economy, jobs, taxes among hot topics for Charlotte mayoral field
From the mistrial in the case of a Charlotte policeman shooting an unarmed black man to toll roads and affordable hou...

Southern Co. to be partner on Atlantic Coast Pipeline with Duke Energy, Piedmont
Southern Cos.' proposed $12 billion purchase of AGL Resources makes the Georgia-based power company (NYSE:SO) a partn...

TV and a phone with better camera? Apple sends invites to its annual Septembe...
It?s now official that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will host its next special event Sept. 9, and it could include an upd...

Amelie's cooking up more expansion plans?
Amelie?s French Bakery & Cafe is poised for growth. The popular Charlotte eatery has some opportunities in the pipel...

Beacon signs Lowe's, JD North America at north Charlotte industrial park
Beacon Partners has signed a couple of sizeable leases at its InnerLoop North industrial project in north Charlotte. ...

Longtime Carolinian promoted to lead Wells Fargo's commercial banking in the ...
Suzanne Morrison has lived in the Carolinas for over 30 years. She?s also been with Wells Fargo (and before that Wach...