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World markets drop after bleak Chinese industry report
More signs of weakness in China's economy are sending global stock markets sharply lower.
Kentucky clerk still won't issue same-sex marriage licenses
A county clerk in Kentucky has again refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, invoking her religious beliefs and "God's authority" - this time in defiance of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her.
DA to release info in crash that killed Charlotte pastor's newborn, toddler
More information is expected to come out in the fatal crash that claimed the life of a newborn and toddler in late May on Highway 17.
10 Things to Know for Today
By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
Man charged with attempting to meet 14-year-old in Boone for sex
A 28-year-old man is charged after police say he drove across the country in an attempt to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex.
East Charlotte storage building fire intentionally set
Around 40 firefighters responded to the fire just before midnight at Workman Installation Services on Cherry Tripp Drive, off of Village Lake Drive at Independence Boulevard.
Frozen corn recalled due to potential listeria contamination
Bonduelle USA distributed 9,335 cases of corn potentially contaminated with listeria monocytogenes to stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi and Louisiana.
Procession to honor fallen firefighter today
Lt. Chris Phillips, a firefighter for the Locke and Churchland Fire Departments, will be honored today with a procession through downtown Salisbury and a special service on the campus of Catawba College at the Omwake-Dearborn Chapel.
Local entrepreneur gets help from Rowan Cabarrus Community College
From Rowan-Cabarrus Community College: Rowan-Cabarrus Community College is offering numerous seminars this fall for local small business owners through the Small Business Center. Seminars are provided free-of-charge and open to the public.Local residents like Kelli Swick, entrepreneur and owner of Queen of Oats, have found success through the Small Business Center. Swick started the business just two years ago and has been on a whirlwind of success since. She was named a finalist in th...
Basic computer and tablet classes offered at Rowan Public Library
Rowan Public Library offers free, monthly computer classes on beginning to advanced topics. Copyright 2015 WBTV. All rights reserved.
Hurricane Fred breaks Atlantic record
Fred developed and strengthened off the west coast of Africa on Sunday and reached hurricane strength in the early hours Monday.
Man arrested after SWAT situation in Gaston County
The incident began just before 4 p.m. when officers got a call about a possible suspect with a weapon in the 2500 block of Linwood Road in Gastonia.