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Ebola survivor Nancy Writebol talks to WBTV
Nancy Writebol and her husband David sat down with WBTV to talk about what they've endured the past few months since her sudden diagnosis.

Clemson student dies after fall from Carnival cruise ship
Clemson University released a statement on Tuesday announcing the death of a student who fell from a Carnival cruise ship, according to police in South Florida.

Report: Juvenile accused in school shooting involved in stabbing last year
Albemarle Police Chief William Halliburton says a juvenile is in custody after allegedly shooting 16-year-old Bernard Miller Tuesday morning at Albemarle High School.

Despite concerns, University City day care stayed open after infant death
After a 4-month-old baby died last year at a University City day care center, state officials grew so concerned they drafted a letter saying they would shut down the business. Workers at Chesterbrook

Fed questions BofA on tax strategy for hedge funds
Bank of America has been questioned by U.S. regulators over a strategy that helps hedge funds and other large clients reduce their taxes on dividend payments. In the strategy, known as "dividend arbitrage,"

Statesville dentist bridges gap between family, work
Four weeks pregnant and overseeing a busy dental practice, Amanda Kotis knew she faced a tough decision. She had just bought her first dental practice, once owned by a dentist who ran it for 47 years.

Is Kidd-Gilchrist?s shot fixed? ?Well, it?s going in a lot more?
The question comes up weekly, daily, almost hourly whenever the Charlotte Hornets are discussed: Will small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist ever have a reliable jump shot? Kidd-Gilchrist, a third-season

Hong Kong chief says voting beats watching TV
Hong Kong's embattled leader attended a flag-raising ceremony Wednesday to mark China's National Day after refusing to meet pro-democracy demonstrators despite their threats to expand the street protests that have...

Pat McCrory names coal ash commission members
Gov. Pat McCrory has named a UNC Chapel Hill finance professor to chair the new Coal Ash Management Commission, created by state legislators last month. McCrory allowed the compromise bill that created

Family Dollar tells employees work on Dollar Tree deal is proceeding
Family Dollar said in an email to its employees Tuesday that it's proceeding with its plan to be acquired by Dollar Tree, even while rival Dollar General seeks to break up the deal and acquire Family Dollar

Bank of America releases debit cards with microchips
Bank of America said it plans this week to begin issuing customers new debit cards embedded with microchips designed to better protect consumers from fraud. In an announcement Tuesday, the Charlotte-based

Man falls 25 ft through storm grate in east Charlotte
Officials at the scene told WBTV that the man, whose name has not been released, was looking at two vehicles for sale at Sailboat Bay Apartments when he fell 25 feet through the grate.

Suspect accused in AR realtor killing pleads not guilty
A man suspected in murder of a real estate agent, pleaded not guilty in an Arkansas courtroom and told reporters that he "wants it to be over."


Biggest project of its kind in Charlotte to restore stream
Walk along the trails at Reedy Creek Park and you'll find a beautiful natural setting. Look closer, and you'll also find eroding creek beds, failing creek banks, and bridges in need of repair. Charlotte-Mecklenburg

State says Concrete Roses STEM Academy used money for car payments
Founder Dr. Cedric Stone sent a letter to staff Monday night informing them he had three options he would explore to pay the teachers.

Report: Obama rode elevator with armed man
President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a violation of Secret Service security protocols, according to published reports.

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Bullet narrowly misses woman while sleeping (Sep 30, 2014 23:18)
A 61-year-old woman in east Charlotte said she was sleeping when a bullet went flying through her...

Girl claims brother had altercation with school shooting suspect (Sep 30, 2014 23:03)
Channel 9 learned the suspect in the shooting at Albermarle High School may have been involved in...

Man falls 20 feet into manhole in east Charlotte (Sep 30, 2014 21:34)
A man was looking at a car for sale parked in front of the Apartments of Sailboat Bay Tuesday nig...

Man falls 25 feet into manhole in east Charlotte (Sep 30, 2014 21:34)
A man was looking at a car for sale parked in front of the Apartments of Sailboat Bay Tuesday nig...

Cornelius implements 911 texting service (Sep 30, 2014 21:06)
Cornelius residents and visitors can now text 911 in emergency situations, but they have to have ...

Report: Armed contractor with criminal record was on elevator with Obama at CDC (Sep 30, 2014 18:14)
The Washington Post is reporting a Secret Service team violated protocol when an armed secur...

Parent says school bus stop not safe because no crosswalk (Sep 30, 2014 17:38)
The parent of a student who attends Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools contacted Channel 9 about the b...

Officials: Man makes death threat in court (Sep 30, 2014 17:33)
A man on trial on domestic abuse charges was arrested when police said he whispered a death threa...

YMCA janitor sent to prison for videotaping women in shower (Sep 30, 2014 17:20)
John Eddy, 60, was the first person many people saw when he unlocked the doors of the Lake Wylie ...

Reports: 1st case of Ebola diagnosed in U.S. (Sep 30, 2014 16:57)
Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tes...

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US (Sep 30, 2014 16:57)
Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tes...

Charlotte Ebola survivor hopes to raise awareness of disease (Sep 30, 2014 16:54)
There's hope coming out of the Ebola hot zone: The Centers for Disease Control says the outbreak ...

Judge to hear arguments in airport lawsuit (Sep 30, 2014 16:33)
It now appears the next best chance for a resolution of the ongoing dispute over control at Charl...

Police have persons of interest in 2008 Catawba Co. killing (Sep 30, 2014 15:45)
Police in Long View in Catawba County said Tuesday they have persons of interest in the shooting ...

Fate of Penguin Drive-In site remains unclear (Sep 30, 2014 15:16)
The Penguin Drive-In, an iconic Plaza Midwood restaurant, is not serving customers while the owne...

Therapy dog visits 13-year-old hit at crosswalk (Sep 30, 2014 15:08)
The 13-year-old boy who was run over by a driver in a crosswalk is still recovering, his mother s...

Student injured after Louisville school shooting (Sep 30, 2014 14:07)
Louisville police confirmed to local media sources that a student suffered non life-threatening i...

Student injured after Louisville school shooting (Sep 30, 2014 14:07)
Louisville police confirmed to local media sources that a student suffered non life-threatening i...

CMPD: Man dies in industrial accident in northeast Charlotte (Sep 30, 2014 13:16)
A person died Tuesday in the 600 block of East Sugar Creek Road in an industrial accident, accord...

Fishing line strung across Walmart toy aisle sends 1-year-old girl to ER (Sep 30, 2014 10:47)
A 1-year-old girl suffered a neck injury at an Oklahoma Walmart after running into a fishing line...

Instagram artist creates surreal photos using only his iPhone (Sep 30, 2014 09:50)
Robert Jahns' Instagram account shows how technology and art can be combined to create breathtaki...

Social media updates: Police say 1 shot at Albemarle High School (Sep 30, 2014 09:01)
Police in Albemarle were responding to a shooting at Albemarle High School early Tuesday morning....

Police: 1 shot at Albemarle High School; 1 in custody (Sep 30, 2014 07:46)
Police in Albemarle were responding to a shooting at Albemarle High School early Tuesday morning....

Police: 1 shot at NC high school; 1 in custody (Sep 30, 2014 07:46)
Police in Albemarle were responding to a shooting at Albemarle High School early Tuesday morning....

Police: Student at NC high school; person in custody (Sep 30, 2014 07:46)
Police in Albemarle were responding to a shooting at Albemarle High School early Tuesday morning....

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Bullet narrowly misses woman while sleeping
A 61-year-old woman in east Charlotte said she was sleeping when a bullet went flying through her bedroom just feet from her head. It only took one bullet to rattle her world and her neighborhood....

Girl claims brother had altercation with school shooting suspect
Channel 9 learned the suspect in the shooting at Albermarle High School may have been involved in another violent crime last year at another school.
 
Jailyn Goins said she will never forget what h...

Man falls 25 feet into manhole in east Charlotte
A man was looking at a car for sale parked in front of the Apartments of Sailboat Bay Tuesday night when he fell into a 25-foot manhole that had a loose cover, officials said. The manhole was off ...

Cornelius implements 911 texting service
Cornelius residents and visitors can now text 911 in emergency situations, but they have to have Verizon, Sprint or AT&T service and be near a Cornelius phone tower. Officials said the text-to-911 ...

Report: Armed contractor with criminal record was on elevator with Obama at CDC
The Washington Post is reporting a Secret Service team violated protocol when an armed security contractor, who was later found to have three prior convictions for violent offenses, was allowed on ...

Parent says school bus stop not safe because no crosswalk
The parent of a student who attends Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools contacted Channel 9 about the bus stop where her daughter gets picked up for school each day. She says the stop on Idlewild Road at...

Officials: Man makes death threat in court
A man on trial on domestic abuse charges was arrested when police said he whispered a death threat to his accuser in the courtroom.
 
The victim said Tyrone Smith said he would kill her if she didn...

YMCA janitor sent to prison for videotaping women in shower
John Eddy, 60, was the first person many people saw when he unlocked the doors of the Lake Wylie YMCA and let them in at 4:30 a.m. None of them had any idea he was also filming them going to the ba...

Officials confirm first Ebola case diagnosed in US
A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday. Official...

Charlotte Ebola survivor hopes to raise awareness of disease
There's hope coming out of the Ebola hot zone: The Centers for Disease Control says the outbreak in Nigeria may be contained.
                               
The deadly disease continues to spread ...

Judge to hear arguments in airport lawsuit
It now appears the next best chance for a resolution of the ongoing dispute over control at Charlotte's airport may rest with a Mecklenburg County judge.
 
Judge Robert Ervin is scheduled to hear a...

Police have persons of interest in 2008 Catawba Co. killing
Police in Long View in Catawba County said Tuesday they have persons of interest in the shooting death of Eddie Greene – a homicide that occurred in 2008.
 
“This is his business card," Wilma Yount...

Fate of Penguin Drive-In site remains unclear
The Penguin Drive-In, an iconic Plaza Midwood restaurant, is not serving customers while the owner goes through bankruptcy, but Channel 9 learned what could happen to the business.
 
The owner file...

Therapy dog visits 13-year-old hit at crosswalk
The 13-year-old boy who was run over by a driver in a crosswalk is still recovering, his mother said.

IMAGES: Teen hit by van leaving football game recovering

Jacob Mooney's mother told Channel 9 doc...

Student injured after Louisville school shooting
Louisville police confirmed to local media sources that a student suffered non life-threatening injuries in a shooting at a Louisville high school According to the Louisville Courier-Journal, disp...