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Power outages in West Charlotte after a morning accident
An accident in West Charlotte knocks out power Saturday morning.Charlotte Mecklenburg Police tell WBTV two cars were involved in a crash on the corner of Morehead Street and Freedom Drive just after 6 a.m.It appears one of the vehicles ended up hitting a power pole and brought it down.Police are still investigating but they believe alcohol is involved. No word on injuries.Duke Energy says the power outages run from Morehead Street all the way to Wilkinson Boulevard. They say power won't be fu...

Deadly shooting investigation in West Charlotte
An investigation is underway after a deadly shooting in West Charlotte.It happened just after midnight on Elon Drive.Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police tell us that at one point someone was holed up in a house and wouldn't come out.We saw police eventually handcuff two people who walked out of the house and two others near the scene.We don't know if those people are connected to the shooting.

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response
President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science - not fear - as it responds to Ebola.

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win...

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist
Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Women on front lines in Syria, Iraq against IS
Just over a year ago, Afshin Kobani was a teacher. Now, the Kurdish Syrian woman has traded the classroom for the front lines in the battle for Kobani, a town besieged by fighters from the Islamic State extremist group.

Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt
A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted...

Product comparisons with the WBTV Jr. consumer reporter
Junior Consumer Reporter, Jared Goodman, stopped by WBTV News Saturday Morning to discuss product packaging and introduce our viewers to his new baby sister, Ella!For more information visit http://herecomestheshrink.com/

Goblin, Ghosts and Ghoul Workout
Fitness Coach Nettie Reeves stopped by WBTV News Saturday Morning to share her ?Goblin, Ghosts and Ghoul Workout?.Can you run from goblins?Band Runs pack a powerful aerobic and strength punch! Place a band around your partner's waist. Hold on to the band and pull your partner as your partner runs.Can you catch a ghost?Form a circle with leader in the middle. Choose a heavier ball. All squat and throw the ball to the leader. All squat in between throws and catches.Can you act like a ghoul?Lyin...

Holiday fun at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
There are a lot of events coming up at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia!, including Reptile Rendezvous and Lights Before Christmas. For more information visit riverbanks.org

Recipe: Goat cheese stuffed golden beet
Chef Brian Mottola of e2 Emeril's stopped by WBTV News Saturday Morning to share his recipe for ?Goat cheese stuffed golden beet."

Washington school gunman was homecoming prince
Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago.

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

Royals edge Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead
All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting.

A bittersweet Homecoming for Bunker Hill High School
The past month has been a difficult one for the Bunker Hill Bears. In just three weeks, the student body lost three of their own, suddenly and tragically.Friday night, the student body celebrated the annual Homecoming game, but not without stopping to remember Justin Turner, Alec Sigmon and Austin Hedrick.Before kickoff, family and friends released hundreds of balloons in memory of the three lives that ended to soon.For Sydnie Ammons, the night was bittersweet. Ammons was the girlfriend of Ju...

Family has questions after couple shot in Lake Wylie home
According to the York County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to a home along the 5000 block of Tioga Road. When deputies arrived they found two people who had died from apparent gunshot wounds.

News From WCNC TV

Paintings on rocks in national parks: Art or vandalism? (Oct 25, 2014 09:34)
An unknown author once said, "The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearra...

President Obama hugs Ebola survivor to quell fears (Oct 25, 2014 03:54)
Ever since Ebola made landfall in the U.S., the Obama administration and health professionals hav...

President Obama hugs Ebola survivor to quell fears (Oct 25, 2014 03:54)
Ever since Ebola made landfall in the U.S., the Obama administration and health professionals hav...

Grand jury indicts group accused of robbing sandwich shops (Oct 24, 2014 22:05)
A grand jury just filed a bill of indictment against a group accused of going on a crime spree. &...

3K gallons of wastewater spills into Charlotte creek, officials say (Oct 24, 2014 22:00)
Nearly 3,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was dumped into a creek in northeast Charlotte. Char...

Rock Hill police arrest 5 for possessing heroin (Oct 24, 2014 21:18)
Rock Hill officers said they arrested five people outside Academy Sports with several grams of he...

Man attacked, robbed by assailants posing as stranded motorists (Oct 24, 2014 21:08)
A Charlotte father was attacked and robbed when he tried to help a stranded driver in south Charl...

Over 100k vote early on first day in Mecklenburg Co. (Oct 24, 2014 19:46)
Mecklenburg County appears to like early voting. First-day totals equaled the numbers compiled in...

Over 100k vote early on first day in NC (Oct 24, 2014 19:46)
Mecklenburg County appears to like early voting. First-day totals equaled the numbers compiled in...

Officials: ‘Security issue’ onboard U.S. Airway flight in Charlotte (Oct 24, 2014 18:57)
Officials said they interviewed passengers Friday onboard a U.S. Airway flight after a 'security ...

Student: Lunch lady heroically stopped the shooter (Oct 24, 2014 18:38)
A shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday afternoon left one victim and the gunman him...

Student: Female school employee heroically stopped the shooter (Oct 24, 2014 18:38)
A shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday afternoon left one victim and the gunman him...

Student: Female school employee heroically stopped the shooter (Oct 24, 2014 18:38)
A shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday afternoon left one victim and the gunman him...

Student: Female teacher heroically stopped the shooter (Oct 24, 2014 18:38)
A shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday afternoon left one victim and the gunman him...

Parents question fundraiser money going to schools (Oct 24, 2014 18:10)
Several area parents contacted Eyewitness News expressing concern over how much money donated at ...

Police: Three teens, 12-year-old arrested for attempted robbery (Oct 24, 2014 17:29)
Three Charlotte teenagers were arrested by CMPD after an attempted robbery in east Charlotte.&nbs...

Sheriff: Work-release program benefits community (Oct 24, 2014 16:33)
Providing jobs for inmates is the goal for the Mecklenburg County work-release program that aims ...

Hospital allegedly kicks out mom for breast-feeding (Oct 24, 2014 15:15)
A routine visit to the pediatrician ended with mother and infant being escorted from the hospital...

Gunshots reported at Seattle-area high school (Oct 24, 2014 14:24)
There is a large police response at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the Seattle area where stu...

Gunshots reported at Seattle-area high school; 4 possible victims (Oct 24, 2014 14:24)
There is a large police response at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in the Seattle area where stu...

Police: Student shooter at Seattle-area high school is dead (Oct 24, 2014 14:24)
Police in Washington state say a shooter is dead after attack at a high school north of Seattle. ...

Seattle-area school shooting: 2 dead including student shooter (Oct 24, 2014 14:24)
Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the...

Woman gains 50 pounds on purpose to prove point (Oct 24, 2014 13:47)
British television personality Katie Hopkins is stirring up controversy after gaining 50 pounds o...

Woman gains 50 pounds on purpose to prove point (Oct 24, 2014 13:47)
British television personality Katie Hopkins is stirring up controversy after gaining 50 pounds o...

Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles (Oct 24, 2014 12:54)
Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become di...

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Post office plan to deliver groceries gets green light
The United States Postal Service knows a thing or two about delivering the mail, but they haven't been quite so good at turning a profit. Fortunately, the agency's got a plan to help turn things ar...

Paintings on rocks in national parks: Art or vandalism?
An unknown author once said, "The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.”  And that's similar to the purpose of national parks in the U.S. — conserving ...

President Obama hugs Ebola survivor to quell fears
Ever since Ebola made landfall in the U.S., the Obama administration and health professionals have been trying to curb fears about Ebola — most of them stemming from misinformation.  Maybe that’s ...

Grand jury indicts group accused of robbing sandwich shops
A grand jury just filed a bill of indictment against a group accused of going on a crime spree.
 
Investigators said Dashawn Hunt and two others terrorized two sandwich shops and the employees insi...

3K gallons of wastewater spills into Charlotte creek, officials say
Nearly 3,000 gallons of untreated wastewater was dumped into a creek in northeast Charlotte.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg utilities said it happened near Equipment Drive in Doby Creek.

Officials said th...

Rock Hill police arrest 5 for possessing heroin
Rock Hill officers said they arrested five people outside Academy Sports with several grams of heroin and marijuana inside a car.

Police were responding to a report of intoxicated people Thursday ...

Man attacked, robbed by assailants posing as stranded motorists
A Charlotte father was attacked and robbed when he tried to help a stranded driver in south Charlotte and the assailants are still on the loose.
 
The victim told Channel 9 he saw a car with its ha...

Over 100k vote early on first day in NC
Mecklenburg County appears to like early voting. First-day totals equaled the numbers compiled in the first four days of early voting in 2010. Early voting: What you need to know Lines and strong...

Officials: ?Security issue? onboard U.S. Airway flight in Charlotte
There was a security scare aboard a U.S. Airways plane Friday at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

“There were people crying,” passenger Megan Wiora said. “There were people praying.”

...

Student: Female teacher heroically stopped the shooter
A shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School Friday afternoon left one victim and the gunman himself dead. Four other victims were hospitalized with gunshot wounds. The student shooter was allege...

Parents question fundraiser money going to schools
Several area parents contacted Eyewitness News expressing concern over how much money donated at school fundraisers actually goes to the schools.
 
The parents were critical of "Boosterthon." The c...

Police: Three teens, 12-year-old arrested for attempted robbery
Three Charlotte teenagers were arrested by CMPD after an attempted robbery in east Charlotte.  Police said the young men were 14 years old, and a fourth boy arrested was just 12 years old.

Officers...

Sheriff: Work-release program benefits community
Providing jobs for inmates is the goal for the Mecklenburg County work-release program that aims to turn former criminals into working citizens. Channel 9 talked with an inmate who went through th...

Hospital allegedly kicks out mom for breast-feeding
A routine visit to the pediatrician ended with mother and infant being escorted from the hospital by a security officer. The alleged violation? Mother Erin Varghese was breast-feeding her baby in ...

Seattle-area school shooting: 2 dead including student shooter
Police in Washington state say one person was killed in a high school shooting in addition to the lone student gunman. Police said they are confident there was just one shooter involved. The gunma...