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I have been working in television for 15 exciting years! I got my start in Chicago – my hometown - as an intern on the “Jerry Springer Show” and as guest co-host on “Face to Face: The Vernon Jarrett Show” (WLS TV).  More>>

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  • Touched by Angels: One Woman Sees Spirits & Predicts the Future

    Touched by Angels: One Woman Sees Spirits & Predicts the Future

    Touched by Angels: One Woman Sees Spirits & Predicts the Future

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:12:10 GMT
    New Age Spirituality takes on many forms: intuition, tarot, meditation, psychic ability. There is a woman in Charlotte who some say can do it all. They call her the Queen of Intuitives. She says she can see spirits and predict the future.
    They call her the Queen of Intuitives. She says she can see spirits and predict the future.
  • Buddhism Slowly Spreads Across the Carolinas

    Buddhism Slowly Spreads Across the Carolinas

    Buddhism Slowly Spreads Across the Carolinas

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-08-14 20:49:53 GMT
    Buddhism is slowly growing across the Carolinas. It's a religion grounded in peaceful meditation. Now, the religion is starting to make noise in Charlotte, an emerging fixture in this City of Churches. The Charlotte True Buddha Temple offers a traditional style of Buddhism.  The Temple is seeking new, young members.  The Vajradhara Buddhist Center in Uptown offers meditation classes and more.  A diverse group of patrons finds this modern spin on Buddhism alluring.
    Buddhism is slowly growing across the Carolinas. It's a religion grounded in peaceful meditation. Now, the religion is starting to make noise in Charlotte, an emerging fixture in this City of Churches. The Charlotte True Buddha Temple offers a traditional style of Buddhism.  The Temple is seeking new, young members.  The Vajradhara Buddhist Center in Uptown offers meditation classes and more.  A diverse group of patrons finds this modern spin on Buddhism alluring.
  • Charlotte Knights' Baseball Chapel: Faith on the Field

    Charlotte Knights' Baseball Chapel: Faith on the Field

    Charlotte Knights' Baseball Chapel: Faith on the Field

    Friday, August 8 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-08 19:45:59 GMT
    Charlotte Knights Chaplain Frank Cantadore helps the players keep their feet on the ground.
    Charlotte Knights Chaplain Frank Cantadore helps the players keep their feet on the ground.
  • A Charlotte Church Sends a Message: "We Are Our Brothers' Keeper"

    A Charlotte Church Sends a Message: "We Are Our Brothers' Keeper"

    A Charlotte Church Sends a Message: "We Are Our Brothers' Keeper"

    Wednesday, August 6 2014 9:22 AM EDT2014-08-06 13:22:42 GMT
    Are you one of those worshippers who listens with great intent on Sunday mornings? There is a church in Charlotte where the members are putting the word into action every day of the week. Friendship Baptist Church is active in providing outreach to Charlotte area homeless families and to families on the other side of the globe.
    Are you one of those worshippers who listens with great intent on Sunday mornings? There is a church in Charlotte where the members are putting the word into action every day of the week. Friendship Baptist Church is active in providing outreach to Charlotte area homeless families and to families on the other side of the globe.
  • Behind Bars and Down on My Knees: A Charlotte Woman Finds her Faith in Prison

    Behind Bars and Down on My Knees: A Charlotte Woman Finds her Faith in Prison

    Behind Bars and Down on My Knees: A Charlotte Woman Finds her Faith in Prison

    Monday, August 4 2014 10:54 AM EDT2014-08-04 14:54:57 GMT
    Annetta Mitchell, a mother of one and grandmother of one, says her prison cell at the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women was the site of her spiritual awakening. "I do remember telling God, if you’ll just get me through this, just get me through this.” With the help of the Center for Community Transitions, Annetta savors the small joys of life in the outside world. Chaplain Maddox of the Mecklenburg County Jail has seen this before.
    Annetta Mitchell, a mother of one and grandmother of one, says her prison cell at the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women was the site of her spiritual awakening. "I do remember telling God, if you’ll just get me through this, just get me through this.” With the help of the Center for Community Transitions, Annetta savors the small joys of life in the outside world. Chaplain Maddox of the Mecklenburg County Jail has seen this before.
  • Sex Trafficking: What role does faith play in the solution?

    Sex Trafficking: What role does faith play in the solution?

    Sex Trafficking: What role does faith play in the solution?

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:51:36 GMT
    Human trafficking, is growing in North Carolina – ranked tenth in the nation - and young girls are targets. The average age of a victim in the United States : 12 to 14 years old. On Eagles Wings Ministries provides a safe haven for young girls and women, ages 12 to 21. What role does faith play in helping victims heal?
    Human trafficking, is growing in North Carolina – ranked tenth in the nation - and young girls are targets. The average age of a victim in the United States : 12 to 14 years old. On Eagles Wings Ministries provides a safe haven for young girls and women, ages 12 to 21. What role does faith play in helping victims heal?
  • One Woman Dynamo: Lawyer-Comedian-Pastor Takes Charlotte

    One Woman Dynamo: Lawyer-Comedian-Pastor Takes Charlotte

    One Woman Dynamo: Lawyer-Comedian-Pastor Takes Charlotte

    Sunday, July 27 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-07-28 00:54:34 GMT
    Some call Susan Sparks a modern day dynamo. She was a lawyer who became a comedian, and then a minister. This weekend, she graced the stage in Charlotte, performing before a crowd of nearly two thousand at the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.  Her story will astound you.
    Some call Susan Sparks a modern day dynamo. She was a lawyer who became a comedian, and then a minister. This weekend, she graced the stage in Charlotte, performing before a crowd of nearly two thousand at the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America.  Her story will astound you.
  • Lutheran Women on a Mission in the QC

    Lutheran Women on a Mission in the QC

    Lutheran Women on a Mission in the QC

    Friday, July 25 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-25 22:16:52 GMT
    She’s the first of her kind: Elizabeth Eaton is the first woman Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. She's in the QC with 2,000 women of the ELCA church.  They're on a mission to make a difference in Charlotte and around the world.
    She’s the first of her kind: Elizabeth Eaton is the first woman Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. She's in the QC with 2,000 women of the ELCA church.  They're on a mission to make a difference in Charlotte and around the world.
  • Young, Single & Pregnant: Florence Crittenton, a Refuge

    Young, Single & Pregnant: Florence Crittenton, a Refuge

    Young, Single & Pregnant: Florence Crittenton, a Refuge

    Thursday, July 17 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-07-18 01:52:58 GMT
    When you turn on the tube, it appears teen pregnancy is popular, a hip new trend! While teen pregnancy numbers have been trending downward since 1990, teen pregnancy is still serious business, Charlotte mom, Michelle Cade is a success story: a college graduate, a flourishing mother of five. But at 17, she was pregnant and afraid. With the support of family, Michelle has found her way; she is building a career in public relations and guiding her children down a successful path.
    When you turn on the tube, it appears teen pregnancy is popular, a hip new trend! While teen pregnancy numbers have been trending downward since 1990, teen pregnancy is still serious business.  Florence Crittenton Services can help.
  • Debbie Allen's Musical Hits Charlotte

    Debbie Allen's Musical Hits Charlotte

    Debbie Allen's Musical Hits Charlotte

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:38 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:38:28 GMT
    Debbie Allen's Hit Musical, Brothers of the Knight hits the Charlotte Stage this week. The show features five dancers from the Charlotte area, including Bailey Greemon of Fort Mill and Chloe Allen, an eleven year old who attends Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School in Charlotte. Both Bailey and Chloe have been dancing since they were in preschool. Bailey says, "It has been breath-taking. I mean, it is such an incredible experience to be working with Debbie Allen and Norm Nixon and touring acro...
    Debbie Allen's Hit Musical, Brothers of the Knight hits the Charlotte Stage this week. The show features five dancers from the Charlotte area, including Bailey Greemon of Fort Mill and Chloe Allen, an eleven year old who attends Holy Trinity Catholic Middle School in Charlotte. Both Bailey and Chloe have been dancing since they were in preschool. Bailey says, "It has been breath-taking. I mean, it is such an incredible experience to be working with Debbie Allen and Norm Nixon and touring acro...
  • Homeless Population Growing in the Region

    Homeless Population Growing in the Region

    Homeless Population Growing in the Region

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:26:50 GMT
    On a typical night in Charlotte, dozens of homeless populate the benches in Uptown. Many of those who reside there, like Brandy – a mother of two with one on the way – say the homeless shelters are full.
    On a typical night in Charlotte, dozens of homeless populate the benches in Uptown. Many of those who reside there, like Brandy – a mother of two with one on the way – say the homeless shelters are full.
  • Source: Smith confessed to Tanner murder

    Source: Smith confessed to Tanner murder

    Friday, July 4 2014 9:17 PM EDT2014-07-05 01:17:54 GMT
    A close source to the investigation reveals that Smith confessed to killing the Guilford County teacher.
    A close source to the investigation reveals that Smith confessed to killing the Guilford County teacher.
  • Mad Dash for Fireworks

    Mad Dash for Fireworks

    Mad Dash for Fireworks

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-07-03 02:00:29 GMT
    It’s the countdown to the 4th of July. Folks from North Carolina are making the mad dash to South Carolina in droves, with hopes of scooping up fireworks for the holiday. The only problem is most fireworks – like fire crackers – are illegal in North Carolina. That is not stopping shoppers from taking the risk. Gastonia Fire Inspector, Chris Stowe wants to remind North Carolina residents that fireworks can be dangerous. “No, it's not safe at all. It can be classified as fun, but not safe. O...
    It’s the countdown to the 4th of July. Folks from North Carolina are making the mad dash to South Carolina in droves, with hopes of scooping up fireworks for the holiday. The only problem is most fireworks – like fire crackers – are illegal in North Carolina. That is not stopping shoppers from taking the risk. Gastonia Fire Inspector, Chris Stowe wants to remind North Carolina residents that fireworks can be dangerous. “No, it's not safe at all. It can be classified as fun, but not safe. O...
  • Food Babe Stops By My Fox Carolinas Live

    Food Babe Stops By My Fox Carolinas Live

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 8:24 PM EDT2014-07-03 00:24:56 GMT
    Food Babe stopped by the My Fox Carolinas studio to talk about her latest campaign.
    Food Babe stopped by the My Fox Carolinas studio to talk about her latest campaign.
  • Dozens Of Snakes Stolen From Gastonia Reptile Store

    Dozens Of Snakes Stolen From Gastonia Reptile Store

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-07-02 01:48:46 GMT
    Gastonia police are looking for a man who stole multiple snakes from Reptile Passion Sunday morning.
    Gastonia police are looking for a man who stole multiple snakes from Reptile Passion Sunday morning.
  • Russian Young Professionals Tour Charlotte

    Russian Young Professionals Tour Charlotte

    Russian Young Professionals Tour Charlotte

    Thursday, June 12 2014 4:25 PM EDT2014-06-12 20:25:25 GMT
    Charlotte is quickly becoming an international city. This week, a delegation of young Russian professionals is meeting with Charlotte leaders and touring the city. The International House of Charlotte is organizing the Queen City tour. The goal of the trip is for the young Russian delegates to learn the ins and outs of Charlotte business and political practices, lessons they can take back to Russia.The Open World Program out of the U.S. State Department is sponsoring the trip.
    Charlotte is quickly becoming an international city. This week, a delegation of young Russian professionals is meeting with Charlotte leaders and touring the city. The International House of Charlotte is organizing the Queen City tour. The goal of the trip is for the young Russian delegates to learn the ins and outs of Charlotte business and political practices, lessons they can take back to Russia.The Open World Program out of the U.S. State Department is sponsoring the trip.
  • The Debate: Fracking in North Carolina

    The Debate: Fracking in North Carolina

    Thursday, May 29 2014 7:43 PM EDT2014-05-29 23:43:18 GMT
    Right now, fracking is forbidden in North Carolina, but state Republican policymakers are working hard to change that. 
    Right now, fracking is forbidden in North Carolina, but state Republican policymakers are working hard to change that. 
  • Genius Ballerinas: Three Generations

    Genius Ballerinas: Three Generations

    Genius Ballerinas: Three Generations

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 5:20 PM EDT2014-05-28 21:20:47 GMT
    On every block,resides a genius. But on one block in Charlotte's Cotswold neighborhood, there are three genius ballerinas whose grace on stage transcends time, and takes us across continents.
    On every block,resides a genius. But on one block in Charlotte's Cotswold neighborhood, there are three genius ballerinas whose grace on stage transcends time, and takes us across continents.
  • Nigeria Crisis Triggers Memories for Local Genocide Survivor

    Nigeria Crisis Triggers Memories for Local Genocide Survivor

    Nigeria Crisis Triggers Memories for Local Genocide Survivor

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 3:28 PM EDT2014-05-21 19:28:01 GMT
    Johnson C. Smith University senior, Umuhire Ntabana - a Rwanda Genocide survivor - is struck by recent events out of Nigeria. More than 200 school girls are still missing; they were abducted by Islamic extremist, Boko Haram, more than a month ago. The United States has sent drones and a spy plane to fly 24 hours a day to provide surveillance. The saga triggers memories for Umuhire.
    Johnson C. Smith University senior, Umuhire Ntabana - a Rwanda Genocide survivor - is struck by recent events out of Nigeria. More than 200 school girls are still missing; they were abducted by Islamic extremist, Boko Haram, more than a month ago. The United States has sent drones and a spy plane to fly 24 hours a day to provide surveillance. The saga triggers memories for Umuhire.
  • The String Bean Cuisine on My Fox Carolinas

    The String Bean Cuisine on My Fox Carolinas

    The String Bean Cuisine on My Fox Carolinas

    Saturday, May 17 2014 6:07 PM EDT2014-05-17 22:07:56 GMT
    Chefs from the award-winning String Bean restaurant in Belmont share top secret recipes on My Fox Carolinas.. Owner-Chef Chad Hutcheson and Chef Alex East prepare delicious bacon wrapped jalapenos, a recipe the chefs encourage viewers to try at home. The award-winning chefs also shared an original recipe for a restaurant specialty, a Cheerwine BBQ Sundae. The My Fox Carolinas crew - including Nick and Cheryl - could not get enough. The dish includes layers of pulled pork, baked beans, a layer...
    Chefs from the award-winning String Bean restaurant in Belmont share top secret recipes on My Fox Carolinas.. Owner-Chef Chad Hutcheson and Chef Alex East prepare delicious bacon wrapped jalapenos, a recipe the chefs encourage viewers to try at home. The award-winning chefs also shared an original recipe for a restaurant specialty, a Cheerwine BBQ Sundae. The My Fox Carolinas crew - including Nick and Cheryl - could not get enough. The dish includes layers of pulled pork, baked beans, a layer...
  • Are Internet Fast Lanes on the Way?

    Are Internet Fast Lanes on the Way?

    Are Internet Fast Lanes on the Way?

    Friday, May 16 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-05-16 19:06:58 GMT
    The way you experience news may be changing. In a 3-2 vote this week, the Federal Communications Commission opened the door for possible internet fast lanes that would turn the internet into a pay for priority proposition. Those with deep pockets could pay for premium service. The FCC's vote veils an objective to incentivize broadband companies to upgrade services. Jim Van Fleet, a technology expert at Charlotte's Packard Place, says big companies like AT T, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable ...
    The way you experience news may be changing. In a 3-2 vote this week, the Federal Communications Commission opened the door for possible internet fast lanes that would turn the internet into a pay for priority proposition. Those with deep pockets could pay for premium service. The FCC's vote veils an objective to incentivize broadband companies to upgrade services. Jim Van Fleet, a technology expert at Charlotte's Packard Place, says big companies like AT T, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable ...
  • Is Your Food Killing You? Food Babe Breaks It Down!

    Is Your Food Killing You? Food Babe Breaks It Down!

    Is Your Food Killing You? Food Babe Breaks It Down!

    Friday, May 9 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-05-10 03:16:46 GMT
    Vani Hari, creator of foodbabe.com, stopped by our My Fox Carolinas studios to break down the surprising chemicals found in our food. If you eat breakfast cereal, candy, chips, or pizza you may be jeopardizing your health. Let's not forget the dangerous hormones in milk or the chemicals in soda. Many of the chemicals are linked to Cancer in rats. Vani, also known as Food Babe, says many of the chemicals the FDA allows in food in the U.S. are banned in countries outside the U.S.
    Vani Hari, creator of foodbabe.com, stopped by our My Fox Carolinas studios to break down the surprising chemicals found in our food. If you eat breakfast cereal, candy, chips, or pizza you may be jeopardizing your health. Let's not forget the dangerous hormones in milk or the chemicals in soda. Many of the chemicals are linked to Cancer in rats. Vani, also known as Food Babe, says many of the chemicals the FDA allows in food in the U.S. are banned in countries outside the U.S.
  • Charlotte Public Housing Authority Celebrates 75 Years of Service

    Charlotte Family Uses Public Houses as Step Up

    Charlotte Family Uses Public Houses as Step Up

    Friday, May 9 2014 8:56 PM EDT2014-05-10 00:56:44 GMT
    The Ohin family, originally from Togo West Africa, lives in a spacious three bedroom two and a half bath town house in West Charlotte. The neighborhood is tree-lined and the homes rise up, Bungalow style, with sprawling yards filled with children at play. This is not the public housing community of generations ago. As the Charlotte Public Housing Authority commemorates 75 years of service, the Ohin family extends a big thank you to the CHA.
    The Ohin family, originally from Togo West Africa, lives in a spacious three bedroom two and a half bath town house in West Charlotte. The neighborhood is tree-lined and the homes rise up, Bungalow style, with sprawling yards filled with children at play. This is not the public housing community of generations ago. As the Charlotte Public Housing Authority commemorates 75 years of service, the Ohin family extends a big thank you to the CHA.
  • Gastonia Approves $100,000 to Study Traffic Snarl

    Gastonia Approves $100,000 to Study Traffic Snarl

    Gastonia Approves $100,000 to Study Traffic Snarl

    Tuesday, May 6 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-05-07 02:53:49 GMT
    Drivers say they are sick and tired of the traffic jams along I-85 and Cox Rd. in Gastonia and I-85 in Main street in Lowell. Tuesday night, Gastonia City Council voted unanimously to use $100,000 in funding for a traffic study; the funds are provided by the Gaston, Lincoln, Cleveland Metropolitan Planning Organization. The study will search for a solution to the traffic snarls that worsen during rush hour.
    Drivers say they are sick and tired of the traffic jams along I-85 and Cox Rd. in Gastonia and I-85 in Main street in Lowell. Tuesday night, Gastonia City Council voted unanimously to use $100,000 in funding for a traffic study; the funds are provided by the Gaston, Lincoln, Cleveland Metropolitan Planning Organization. The study will search for a solution to the traffic snarls that worsen during rush hour.
  • Mother of Five Reaches a Milestone

    Mother of Five Reaches a Milestone

    Mother of Five Reaches a Milestone

    Sunday, May 4 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-05-05 03:52:41 GMT
    In August 2010, Detroit native Michelle Cade made one of the most gutsy decisions of her life. She packed up her five kids, loaded a van in Detroit, and drove half-way across the country, landing in Charlotte: 1500 bucks in her pocket and a prayer in her heart. “The first year, I cried every day. That was the first time, honestly, I didn’t have a plan.”
    In August 2010, Detroit native Michelle Cade made one of the most gutsy decisions of her life. She packed up her five kids, loaded a van in Detroit, and drove half-way across the country, landing in Charlotte: 1500 bucks in her pocket and a prayer in her heart. “The first year, I cried every day. That was the first time, honestly, I didn’t have a plan.”
  • Meet Mark Harris

    Meet Mark Harris

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 11:19 AM EDT2014-04-30 15:19:49 GMT
    Mark Harris is Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Charlotte. He entered the political realm in 2011 and became a founding member of “Vote for Marriage NC” where he raised funds and campaigned for the North Carolina Marriage Protection Amendment.
    Mark Harris is Senior Pastor of the First Baptist Church in Charlotte. He entered the political realm in 2011 and became a founding member of “Vote for Marriage NC” where he raised funds and campaigned for the North Carolina Marriage Protection Amendment.
  • NC Republican Senate Candidates Debate

    NC Republican Senate Candidates Debate

    NC Republican Senate Candidates Debate

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 5:00 PM EDT2014-04-22 21:00:20 GMT
    Republican U.S. senate candidates are taking it to the stage Tuesday night in a public debate held at Davidson College.
    Republican U.S. senate candidates are taking it to the stage Tuesday night in a public debate held at Davidson College.
  • TMZ Sports on My Fox Carolinas

    TMZ Sports on My Fox Carolinas

    TMZ Sports on My Fox Carolinas

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:26:47 GMT
    Every Friday on My Fox Carolinas, we invite Van Lathan with TMZ Sports to our studios via satellite. This Friday, Van highlighted three stories from TMZ Sports. The first one is about boxer Manny Pacquiao who went on a major shopping spree this week to celebrate a recent win. Manny dropped $20,000 on clothes for friends and members of his staff. TMZ sports caught up with him in Los Angeles. What a generous guy!Van also told us about Lamar Odom's move to the New York Knicks. Actor and Knicks ...
    Every Friday on My Fox Carolinas, we invite Van Lathan with TMZ Sports to our studios via satellite. This Friday, Van highlighted three stories from TMZ Sports. The first one is about boxer Manny Pacquiao who went on a major shopping spree this week to celebrate a recent win. Manny dropped $20,000 on clothes for friends and members of his staff. TMZ sports caught up with him in Los Angeles. What a generous guy!Van also told us about Lamar Odom's move to the New York Knicks. Actor and Knicks ...
  • Mystery Woman Comes Forward in Cannon Investigation

    Mystery Woman Comes Forward in Cannon Investigation

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:01:15 GMT
    People are talking about the mystery woman in the Patrick Cannon criminal investigation. One sentence in the search warrant affidavit told of an email from a “campaign aide”, who we now know to be Amani Abdul.
    People are talking about the mystery woman in the Patrick Cannon criminal investigation. One sentence in the search warrant affidavit told of an email from a “campaign aide”, who we now know to be Amani Abdul.
  • Gaston County Teens Make Birthday Donation

    Gaston County Teens Make Birthday Donation

    Gaston County Teens Make Birthday Donation

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 02:31:51 GMT
    Teens in Gaston County discovera great reward in giving. Twins Camille and Claire Weiss, along with their pal Lucas Larrazabal wanted to usher in their 13th birthday in an unusual and extraordinary way. They decided to make a special request on the party invitation for their joint 13th birthday celebration. Camille says it was a moment of inspiration. "We put on our invitation, 'in lieu of gifts, bring food for the animal shelter.' Their guests showed up with arm loads of dog and cat food.
    Teens in Gaston County discovera great reward in giving. Twins Camille and Claire Weiss, along with their pal Lucas Larrazabal wanted to usher in their 13th birthday in an unusual and extraordinary way. They decided to make a special request on the party invitation for their joint 13th birthday celebration. Camille says it was a moment of inspiration. "We put on our invitation, 'in lieu of gifts, bring food for the animal shelter.' Their guests showed up with arm loads of dog and cat food.
  • GAY MARRIED COUPLES FACE TAX COMPLICATIONS

    Gay Married Couples face Tax Complications

    Gay Married Couples face Tax Complications

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:34 AM EDT2014-04-16 13:34:17 GMT
    Tax day has come and gone. Still, it's an annul event that comes with its share of anxiety for many filers throughout the Carolinas. This year, for married gay coupes in North and South Carolina, tax day came with an extra hitch.For the first time in the Carolinas, married gay couples could file federal taxes jointly, but because gay marriage is not legal in either state, gay married couples had to file state taxes as individuals.
    Tax day has come and gone. Still, it's an annul event that comes with its share of anxiety for many filers throughout the Carolinas. This year, for married gay coupes in North and South Carolina, tax day came with an extra hitch.For the first time in the Carolinas, married gay couples could file federal taxes jointly, but because gay marriage is not legal in either state, gay married couples had to file state taxes as individuals.
  • Cell Tower Rescue

    Cell Tower Rescue

    Cell Tower Rescue

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-04-11 03:20:50 GMT
    It was an incredible scene Thursday evening along the 3800 block of Shamrock Drive in East Charlotte. A workman was stuck dangling from a cell phone tower by his harness. Charlotte Fire Department got the call just after 5 PM and raced to the scene.
    It was an incredible scene Thursday evening along the 3800 block of Shamrock Drive in East Charlotte. A workman was stuck dangling from a cell phone tower by his harness. Charlotte Fire Department got the call just after 5 PM and raced to the scene.
  • CMS Transgender Rally

    CMS Transgender Rally

    CMS Transgender Rally

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 4:31 PM EDT2014-04-09 20:31:03 GMT
    Students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools gathered outside the Government Center Tuesday evening to voice concerns over transgender student rights.
    Students from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools gathered outside the Government Center Tuesday evening to voice concerns over transgender student rights.
  • NCDOT Mandates Back Up Cameras On 2018 And Beyond Cars

    NCDOT Mandates Back Up Cameras On 2018 And Beyond Cars

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 9:33 AM EDT2014-04-02 13:33:58 GMT
    The Department of Transportation announced that by May 2018, all new cars, SUVs, mini-vans and pick- up trucks, 10,000 pounds or less, will be required to have back up cameras. Expert, Sue Ariemma, Vice President of kidsandcars.org says the cameras will save thousands of lives.
    The Department of Transportation announced that by May 2018, all new cars, SUVs, mini-vans and pick- up trucks, 10,000 pounds or less, will be required to have back up cameras. Expert, Sue Ariemma, Vice President of kidsandcars.org says the cameras will save thousands of lives.
  • Students sound off on Cannon arrest and resignation via Google Hangout

    Students sound off on Cannon arrest and resignation via Google Hangout

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-03-28 02:56:51 GMT
    Both Jeremiah Chapman and Lillian Mayer say they were surprised to hear the news about Patrick Cannons arrest on Wednesday.
    Both Jeremiah Chapman and Lillian Mayer say they were surprised to hear the news about Patrick Cannons arrest on Wednesday.
  • UNC Charlotte Student Fights Cancer and Inspires Others

    UNC Charlotte Student Fights Cancer and Inspires Others

    UNC Charlotte Student Fights Cancer and Inspires Others

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-03-26 03:27:56 GMT
    Imagine if you were a 19 year old freshman, just beginning your professional journey, and then you get diagnosed with cancer. That's what happened to Jacob Skrutowski, a student at UNC Charlotte.
    Imagine if you were a 19 year old freshman, just beginning your professional journey, and then you get diagnosed with cancer. That's what happened to Jacob Skrutowski, a student at UNC Charlotte.
  • US Airways Machinists Threatening to Strike

    US Airways Machinists Threatening to Strike

    US Airways Machinists Threatening to Strike

    Friday, March 21 2014 4:34 PM EDT2014-03-21 20:34:32 GMT
    On the heels of the merger between U.S. Airways and American Airlines, machinists of US Airways are threatening to strike. This could affect local workers and travelers.
    On the heels of the merger between U.S. Airways and American Airlines, machinists of US Airways are threatening to strike. This could affect local workers and travelers.
  • A Different Kind of Doll

    A Different Kind of Doll

    A doll manufacturer says he has created a new role model for young girls, with a doll that looks more like a normal girl. Senior Digital Journalist Cheryl Brayboy looks at what is being called an alternative to Barbie.
    A doll manufacturer says he has created a new role model for young girls, with a doll that looks more like a normal girl. Senior Digital Journalist Cheryl Brayboy looks at what is being called an alternative to Barbie.
  • My Fox Carolinas Speaks to Father of Workout Baby: The Lilly Ann Workout

    My Fox Carolinas Speaks to Father of Workout Baby: The Lilly Ann Workout

    Wednesday, March 5 2014 10:20 AM EST2014-03-05 15:20:09 GMT
    My Fox Carolinas speaks with Michael Stansbury, the father of Lilly Ann - the workout baby. He gives insight as to how his baby girl began working out.
    My Fox Carolinas speaks with Michael Stansbury, the father of Lilly Ann - the workout baby. He gives insight as to how his baby girl began working out.
  • Cheryl Brayboy Speaks with Local Ukrainian About the Unrest in His Country

    Cheryl Brayboy Speaks with Local Ukrainian About the Unrest in His Country

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:42 PM EST2014-03-01 03:42:26 GMT
    Cheryl Brayboy speaks with local Ukrainian about the turmoil in his country and the concern expressed by President Obama.
    Cheryl Brayboy speaks with local Ukrainian about the turmoil in his country and the concern expressed by President Obama.
  • Fans Take Over Uptown Charlotte For CIAA

    Fans Take Over Uptown Charlotte For CIAA

    Friday, February 28 2014 2:26 PM EST2014-02-28 19:26:29 GMT
    Dressed to impress and ready to spend: thousands of CIAA basketball fans strolled the corridors of the Time Warner Cable Arena Thursday.
    Dressed to impress and ready to spend: thousands of CIAA basketball fans strolled the corridors of the Time Warner Cable Arena Thursday.
  • Snow Plow Gets Stuck in My Fox Carolinas Parking Lot

    Snow Plow Gets Stuck in My Fox Carolinas Parking Lot

    Thursday, February 13 2014 9:29 AM EST2014-02-13 14:29:31 GMT
    A snow plow sent to assist My Fox Carolinas' employees get out of the parking lot, gets stuck in the slush.
    A snow plow sent to assist My Fox Carolinas' employees get out of the parking lot, gets stuck in the slush.
  • Moments With Martin

    Moments With Martin

    Leader in the Charlotte Arts & Culture scene reminisces about friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Leader in the Charlotte Arts & Culture scene reminisces about friendship with Martin Luther King, Jr.


  • MyFoxCarolinas Boy Scouts Debate

    MyFoxCarolinas Boy Scouts Debate

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    Watch as our experts debate the change in Boy Scouts policy that allows openly gay members for the first time in the organization's history.
    Watch as our experts debate the change in Boy Scouts policy that allows openly gay members for the first time in the organization's history.
  • My Fox Carolinas Debate: Should North Carolina Legalize Weed?

    My Fox Carolinas Debate: Should North Carolina Legalize Weed?

    Wednesday, January 22 2014 4:30 PM EST2014-01-22 21:30:15 GMT
    Several states have already legalized medicinal marijuana. Colorado recently legalized recreational use of the drug in January. Should North Carolina look into it? We’ll look at it from both sides for our in-house debate.
    Several states have already legalized medicinal marijuana. Colorado recently legalized recreational use of the drug in January. Should North Carolina look into it? We’ll look at it from both sides for our in-house debate.
  • Artistic Genius at 71 Years Old

    Artistic Genius at 71 Years Old

    Artistic Genius at 71 Years Old

    Sunday, June 22 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-06-22 05:17:54 GMT
    You may call Nellie Ashford a prodigy, but she didn't discover her talent until her 50s. "I have a grandson who was in elementary school at the time. We started doodling together." The gifted Charlotte artist is now 71 years old, and she's going strong, producing between 100 and 200 pieces a year.Nellie calls her style collage, though some call it folk art. She uses paint, and anything else that helps bring history to life: tattered clothing, quilts, feed bags from th old farm. "I use sand so...
    You may call Nellie Ashford a prodigy, but she didn't discover her talent until her 50s. "I have a grandson who was in elementary school at the time. We started doodling together." The gifted Charlotte artist is now 71 years old, and she's going strong, producing between 100 and 200 pieces a year.Nellie calls her style collage, though some call it folk art. She uses paint, and anything else that helps bring history to life: tattered clothing, quilts, feed bags from th old farm. "I use sand so...
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