Charlotte Area News

Charlotte NC TV News Stations

Subscribe To Our Email Update
News From WBTV
WBTV - News

Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting
One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Friday, raising to four the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago.

Maiden Police investigate tampered Halloween candy
The Maiden Police Department says a small razor blade was reportedly found partially embedded in a small candy bar Friday night. Although no one was injured, Police are taking the matter very seriously.Police say parents checking their children's Halloween candy reportedly found the small metallic blade inside the wrapper of a "Twix Mini" candy bar. They say the Halloween candy was received by a small child while Trick-or-Treating in the Maiden area.The Maiden Police Department would like to ...

Reports: 3 trick-or-treaters killed in California hit-and-run
A vehicle reportedly struck the girls while they were walking in a crosswalk.

Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight
A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel...

West Charlotte honors Coach Mo Collins with moving tribute
Friday night was about more than football at West Charlotte High School as the Lions honored their beloved coach, Mo Collins. The 38-year old died of an unexpected illness last week.The college and NFL football star had just recently come back to coach at his alma-mater. Although, he held the position for less than a year, the impact he made was apparent.?The young men you see behind us, he really took them in under his wing and developed them into great young men," Principal John Wall said.A...

Boone prepares for busy weekend and snow
In Boone the temperature dropped about ten degrees between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm, and a cold rain moved in at around 3:00 pm.

Dollar General extends Family Dollar takeover offer
Family Dollar shareholders are set to vote on the Dollar Tree deal Dec. 11 in Charlotte. Dollar General is urging shareholders to vote the deal down and instead sell their shares into its tender offer.

Teacher turnover dips slightly at CMS
A total of 1,300 of the district's 8,586 teachers left their jobs in the 2013-14 school year ? a 15.1 percent turnover rate. 

NAACP asks for investigation in burning of Huntersville political sign
A home security video caught a white man on Tuesday burning a sign supporting U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan.

Same-sex ruling shakes up Charlotte churches
All this change and resistance to change have spawned a host of reactions in Charlotte-area houses of worship, including acceptance, uncertainty and defiance.

2 Teens to be tried as adults in fatal shooting of former boxer
According to state law, judges must transfer juveniles to Superior Court if they find probable cause that juveniles 13 or older have committed Class A felonies. 

Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy should be allowed to play, coach Ron Rivera says
Under the NFL's revamped domestic violence policy, instituted after Hardy was charged in May, first-time offenders receive a six-game suspension without pay.

Carolina Panthers? Cam Newton shoulders blame for loss to Saints
Newton, a two-time Pro Bowler usually misses high when he misses, and in Thursday night's 28-10 loss to the Saints, that happened often.

APNewsBreak: Judge orders release of jailed Marine
A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.

Senate candidate Thom Tillis thanks volunteers getting out the vote
Thom Tillis and the Republican Party have set up call centers all over the state that they call "victory centers."

Former President Clinton to stump for Hagan in Raleigh
Raleigh's Broughton High School will offer the afternoon backdrop for Clinton and Hagan's visit. Hagan is tied in recent polls against North Carolina Speaker Thom Tillis.

News From WCNC TV

Maiden police: Razor blade found in Halloween candy (Nov 1, 2014 00:30)
Police in Maiden were investigating after parents of a trick-or-treater said they found a razor b...

Officials: Duplex fire may have started in kitchen (Oct 31, 2014 22:57)
Officials believe food left unattended on a stove caused a fire Friday night at a duplex in north...

Death of student prompts community to push for crosswalk (Oct 31, 2014 22:49)
There's a new push to protect other children days after a middle school student was hit and kille...

POLICE: Teen hit by car expected to be OK (Oct 31, 2014 21:08)
A teen was sent to the hospital after he was hit by a car at a busy north Charlotte intersection,...

Forensics lead to arrest of Monroe man (Oct 31, 2014 20:07)
Indian Trail police said they have linked a Monroe man to several break-ins using fingerprints, b...

TSA agents confiscate passenger’s cane sword (Oct 31, 2014 19:40)
Transportation Security Administration agents at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport said...

Texas woman accused of sexually assaulting husband’s friend (Oct 31, 2014 19:37)
A Texas woman has been charged with burglary with intent to cause sexual assault after police sai...

Videographer says he caught illegal activity at polls (Oct 31, 2014 19:11)
A firestorm is erupting over several videos taken at Charlotte polling sites. A national videogra...

Mom can't visit children she drove into ocean (Oct 31, 2014 18:56)
(AP) A judge says the South Carolina woman accused of trying to kill her three children by drivin...

Gastonia man recovering after being hit in head with neighbor's machete (Oct 31, 2014 17:17)
A Gastonia man has gashes in his head and needed stitches after he said his next door neighbor at...

Gastonia man needed stitches after hit with neighbor's machete (Oct 31, 2014 17:17)
A Gastonia man has gashes in his head and needed stitches after he said his next door neighbor at...

Teacher accused of using hot sauce to discipline autistic student (Oct 31, 2014 17:16)
She just took it upon herself to do what she wanted to do to my child and I'm very disgusted with...

Rivera: Hardy should be allowed to play if trial pushed back (Oct 31, 2014 17:16)
Carolina Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera addressed reports Friday that defensive end, Greg Hardy's...

Halftime dedication set for coach Mo Collins (Oct 31, 2014 16:53)
West Charlotte High School will honor beloved football coach Mo Collins, who was a former Oakland...

Halftime dedication set for West Charlotte football coach Mo Collins (Oct 31, 2014 16:53)
West Charlotte High School will honor beloved football coach Mo Collins, who was a former Oakland...

West Charlotte HS remembers coach Collins (Oct 31, 2014 16:53)
As West Charlotte High School took the field Friday there was an empty spot on the sidelines. But...

4th Meck Co. sheriff in past 30 years to be elected next week (Oct 31, 2014 16:50)
There’s about to be a new sheriff in town. Since 1982 Mecklenburg County has had only three...

Experts say women voters could decide NC Senate battle (Oct 31, 2014 16:39)
The Senate race between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis has been one of the most heated in the country ...

Monroe man accused of stealing thousands in food stamps (Oct 31, 2014 16:25)
A Union County man is facing fraud charges after investigators said he stole tens of thousands of...

Monroe man accused of stealing $32K in food stamp benefits (Oct 31, 2014 16:25)
A Union County man is facing fraud charges after investigators said he stole tens of thousands of...

Retailers, websites declare ‘Black Friday’ a month early (Oct 31, 2014 16:19)
Stores and websites are declaring a new Black Friday moving up the traditional kickoff to holiday...

Latest social media reports on the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crash (Oct 31, 2014 15:16)
A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded after taking off on a test flight in Southern Cal...

Gas falling under $3 nationwide: What to know (Oct 31, 2014 12:46)
For the first time in nearly four years, the national average for a gallon of gas is at $3.  ...

MONDAY: 9 Investigates: Texas schools targeting NC teachers (Oct 31, 2014 12:37)
Your child's favorite teacher may be on his or her way out of Charlotte. “I’m doing t...

Reports: Google fined $2,000 for catching woman's cleavage in Street View (Oct 31, 2014 11:06)
Google's Street View is one of the key features that separated it from other map services. Detail...

News From WSOC-TV
MedleyStory
MedleyStory

Maiden police: Razor blade found in Halloween candy
Police in Maiden were investigating after parents of a trick-or-treater said they found a razor blade partially embedded in a small candy bar Friday night.

The child was no hurt but police said they...

Officials: Duplex fire may have started in kitchen
Officials believe food left unattended on a stove caused a fire Friday night at a duplex in northwest Charlotte. Multiple fire crews responded to the home on Faraday Street. They removed the refr...

Death of student prompts community to push for crosswalk
There's a new push to protect other children days after a middle school student was hit and killed outside his Gastonia school. ARTICLE: 14-year-old boy dies after being hit by car Community memb...

POLICE: Teen hit by car expected to be OK
A teen was sent to the hospital after he was hit by a car at a busy north Charlotte intersection, according to police.
 
The accident happened at about 6:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Beatt...

Forensics lead to arrest of Monroe man
Indian Trail police said they have linked a Monroe man to several break-ins using fingerprints, blood and shoe impressions left at the scene.

Police said Jeffrey Bird broke into four businesses ...

TSA agents confiscate passenger?s cane sword
Transportation Security Administration agents at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport said a passenger was carrying a cane sword. Authorities confiscated the 13-inch sword earlier this week...

Texas woman accused of sexually assaulting husband?s friend
A Texas woman has been charged with burglary with intent to cause sexual assault after police said she broke into the home of her husband’s friend and tried to perform sexual acts on him on Monday....

Videographer says he caught illegal activity at polls
A firestorm is erupting over several videos taken at Charlotte polling sites. A national videographer claims the videos show campaign workers breaking the law by encouraging undocumented immigrants...

Mom can't visit children she drove into ocean
(AP) A judge says the South Carolina woman accused of trying to kill her three children by driving her minivan into the Atlantic Ocean off Daytona Beach can send them pre-printed cards. But Circui...

Gastonia man needed stitches after hit with neighbor's machete
A Gastonia man has gashes in his head and needed stitches after he said his next door neighbor attacked him with a machete two days ago.

Chad Morgan said the man, Walter Preslar, grabbed him, pulled...

Teacher accused of using hot sauce to discipline autistic student
A mother is calling for a teacher to be fired after the way she said her son was disciplined.
 
The mother told Channel 9 a teacher used hot sauce on her son to prevent him from touching his nose i...

Rivera: Hardy should be allowed to play if trial pushed back
Carolina Panthers Head Coach Ron Rivera addressed reports Friday that defensive end Greg Hardy's appeal won't be heard until after the season.

Hardy appealed for a jury trial after a judge convi...

West Charlotte HS remembers coach Collins
As West Charlotte High School took the field Friday there was an empty spot on the sidelines. But everywhere else you looked, the late former head coach Mo Collins was there. ARTCILE: Students, te...

4th Meck Co. sheriff in past 30 years to be elected next week
There’s about to be a new sheriff in town.

Since 1982 Mecklenburg County has had only three sheriffs. This year, with Chipp Bailey retiring from office, either Democrat Irwin Carmichael or Republica...

Experts say women voters could decide NC Senate battle
The Senate race between Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis has been one of the most heated in the country this election season.

With just four days left, some political analysts believe its women voters wh...