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  • CMPD Helicopter Watching Out From Above

    CMPD Helicopter Watching Out From Above

    Friday, August 8 2014 9:28 AM EDT2014-08-08 13:28:41 GMT
    Though they might not always be visible, CMPD is watching you from the sky.
    Though they might not always be visible, CMPD is watching you from the sky.
  • University City Construction Troubles

    University City Construction Troubles

    Thursday, July 31 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-31 22:16:33 GMT
    After the light rail expansion in the South End region, economic development exploded.
    After the light rail expansion in the South End region, economic development exploded.
  • New Tethering Rules in Kannapolis

    New Tethering Rules in Kannapolis

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 15:18:22 GMT
    If you chain your dog outside and you live in Kannapolis, there are new regulations being put in place to ensure your pup is safe when you leave the yard.
    If you chain your dog outside and you live in Kannapolis, there are new regulations being put in place to ensure your pup is safe when you leave the yard.
  • Seacrest Studios Celebrates 1 Year

    Seacrest Studios Celebrates 1 Year

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:00:07 GMT
    It’s been one year since Ryan Seacrest opened up his 5th “Seacrest Studios” in Charlotte.
    It’s been one year since Ryan Seacrest opened up his 5th “Seacrest Studios” in Charlotte.
  • Latin American Coalition Advocate Released from Detention

    Latin American Coalition Advocate Released from Detention

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:03:10 GMT
    Rausel Arista, an undocumented immigrant and father of two was detained Monday while flying back to Charlotte from Buffalo.
    Rausel Arista, an undocumented immigrant and father of two was detained Monday while flying back to Charlotte from Buffalo.
  • Artspace Gets Push Back

    Artspace Gets Push Back

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:52:26 GMT
    You might remember a story we brought you a few weeks ago about "The Hive," an art incubator part of a larger revitalization of downtown Gastonia,
    You might remember a story we brought you a few weeks ago about "The Hive," an art incubator part of a larger revitalization of downtown Gastonia,
  • Latin American Coalition Advocate Detained

    Latin American Coalition Advocate Detained

    Monday, July 21 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:05:20 GMT
    Rausel Arista was detained this morning while attempting to board a flight to Charlotte from Buffalo.
    Rausel Arista was detained this morning while attempting to board a flight to Charlotte from Buffalo.
  • Plaza Midwood Moms Determined To Stop Fast Drivers

    Plaza Midwood Moms Determined To Stop Fast Drivers

    Sunday, July 20 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-07-20 12:17:12 GMT
    People who live on Ivey Drive and Morningside Drive in Plaza Midwood are sick of cars speeding down their streets.
    People who live on Ivey Drive and Morningside Drive in Plaza Midwood are sick of cars speeding down their streets.
  • Kings Mountain Casino Update

    Kings Mountain Casino Update

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:00:42 GMT
    A casino might soon be within driving distance of the Charlotte area. But the people of Kings Mountain aren’t sold on the casino just yet.
    A casino might soon be within driving distance of the Charlotte area. But the people of Kings Mountain aren’t sold on the casino just yet.
  • Grandma Scam

    Grandma Scam

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-07-17 02:57:53 GMT
    The US Senate Special Committee on Aging held a meeting today about scams, one in particular focuses on grandparents.
    The US Senate Special Committee on Aging held a meeting today about scams, one in particular focuses on grandparents.
  • Freedom on the Lake

    Freedom on the Lake

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:45:23 GMT
    Out on the open water, it's a chance to be free."You start thinking everything's over life's over and you're just stuck with your disability," says waterskierr Robbie Parks.That's where ASAP- or Adaptive Sports and Adventure Program- comes in.The free program offers 17 different sports to disabled people. The program meets twice a week for up to four hours each time. Those who attend range from first-timers to competitiveskierss.Ariella Barker had neveskieded before and was scared to try it o...
    Out on the open water, it's a chance to be free."You start thinking everything's over life's over and you're just stuck with your disability," says waterskierr Robbie Parks.That's where ASAP- or Adaptive Sports and Adventure Program- comes in.The free program offers 17 different sports to disabled people. The program meets twice a week for up to four hours each time. Those who attend range from first-timers to competitiveskierss.Ariella Barker had neveskieded before and was scared to try it o...
  • Greek Fraternities, Sororities Come Together To Remember Tanner

    Greek Fraternities, Sororities Come Together To Remember Tanner

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 11:15 PM EDT2014-07-10 03:15:06 GMT
    The event focused on domestic violence and preventing incidents like Tanner's death from happening.
    The event focused on domestic violence and preventing incidents like Tanner's death from happening.
  • Hot Car Safety

    Hot Car Safety

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-07-09 02:50:14 GMT
    As of Monday, 15 children have died this summer from being left in a hot car.
    As of Monday, 15 children have died this summer from being left in a hot car.
  • The New Vet Problem

    The New Vet Problem

    Monday, July 7 2014 10:18 PM EDT2014-07-08 02:18:09 GMT
    Troops are beginning to come home, but their elder veterans say they aren't joining their organizations.
    Troops are beginning to come home, but their elder veterans say they aren't joining their organizations.
  • Matthews Rallies Around Mother of 5, Triple Amputee

    Matthews Rallies Around Mother of 5, Triple Amputee

    Thursday, May 29 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-05-30 01:57:12 GMT
    The Matthews community is rallying around Kristan Seaford this weekend with a 5k race and one-mile walk. The mother of five lost three limbs after the flu nearly claimed her life.
    The Matthews community is rallying around Kristan Seaford this weekend with a 5k race and one-mile walk. The mother of five lost three limbs after the flu nearly claimed her life.
  • Musicians Protest US Airways Rule on Tarmac

    Musicians Protest US Airways Rule on Tarmac

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-05-29 02:31:28 GMT
    Violinists Zach De Pue, violin and Nick Kendall of the band Time for Three were booked on a US Airways flight leaving Charlotte. According to the YouTube video posted by Kendall, flight staff told the musicians they couldn't carry on their violins.
    Violinists Zach De Pue and Nick Kendall of the band Time for Three were booked on a US Airways flight leaving Charlotte. According to the YouTube video posted by Kendall, flight staff told the musicians they couldn't carry on their violins.
  • Crowders Mountain Considers Building Trail

    Crowders Mountain Considers Building Trail

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-05-28 03:34:24 GMT
    Crowders Mountain is looking for a $100,000 grant to build an ADA approved trail. The meeting to gain support from the Gaston County Board of Commissioners is tonight.
    Crowders Mountain is looking for a $100,000 grant to build an ADA approved trail. The meeting to gain support from the Gaston County Board of Commissioners is tonight.
  • Speed Street to Start Thursday

    Speed Street to Start Thursday

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-05-22 03:51:36 GMT
    Before the checkered flag is waved on Sunday, expect hundreds of thousands of people to walk across Uptown's checkered crosswalk.Speed Street is here for the next three days. It is the 20th year of the festival.There will be food and fun, and best of all, it's free. It will all be cleaned up by Saturday night because festival management wants to make sure the focus is on the race by Sunday.CMPD reminds you to take careful precautions over the weekend,"Hide your bag. Always take your keys. Loc...
    Before the checkered flag is waved on Sunday, expect hundreds of thousands of people to walk across Uptown's checkered crosswalk.Speed Street is here for the next three days. It is the 20th year of the festival.There will be food and fun, and best of all, it's free. It will all be cleaned up by Saturday night because festival management wants to make sure the focus is on the race by Sunday.CMPD reminds you to take careful precautions over the weekend,"Hide your bag. Always take your keys. Loc...
  • Former NFL Players File Lawsuit

    Former NFL Players File Lawsuit

    Wednesday, May 21 2014 2:22 PM EDT2014-05-21 18:22:53 GMT
    Joe DeLammaleire says playing through the pain was the culture when he wasin the NFL." It was so open nobody knew it was wrong," he says. "They used to have a big sign above the whirlpool 'you cant make the club in the tub'."He says it was fear of getting fired that kept players on the field. Now, former players like Joe have filed a lawsuit in San Francisco against the league. They say the league offered painkillers instead of having the players sit out.Eight players, three from the 1985 cha...
    Joe DeLammaleire says playing through the pain was the culture when he wasin the NFL." It was so open nobody knew it was wrong," he says. "They used to have a big sign above the whirlpool 'you cant make the club in the tub'."He says it was fear of getting fired that kept players on the field. Now, former players like Joe have filed a lawsuit in San Francisco against the league. They say the league offered painkillers instead of having the players sit out.Eight players, three from the 1985 cha...
  • Kayakers vs. Boaters on the Catawba

    Kayakers vs. Boaters on the Catawba

    Monday, May 19 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-05-20 03:40:31 GMT
    Tensions were high at Monday's Lake Wylie Marine Commission meeting. Gaston and Mecklenburg counties were set to make a recommendation as to how to deal with kayakers and boaters on the Catawba River, but could not come to a consensus.Many boaters want to make the river more like the roads, and keep kayakers on the shoulder.Boater owners say its dangerous when kayakers paddle thru the center of the lake. But kayaking experts say that inexperienced kayakers don't necessarily know when they are...
    Tensions were high at Monday's Lake Wylie Marine Commission meeting. Gaston and Mecklenburg counties were set to make a recommendation as to how to deal with kayakers and boaters on the Catawba River, but could not come to a consensus.Many boaters want to make the river more like the roads, and keep kayakers on the shoulder.Boater owners say its dangerous when kayakers paddle thru the center of the lake. But kayaking experts say that inexperienced kayakers don't necessarily know when they are...
  • Texting 911 for Emergencies

    Texting 911 for Emergencies

    Monday, May 19 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-05-20 03:35:17 GMT
    911 texting
    911 texting
  • Former NYC Firefighter Reflects on 9/11 Museum Opening

    Former NYC Firefighter Reflects on 9/11 Museum Opening

    Friday, May 16 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-05-16 15:54:35 GMT
    A former NYC firefighter remembers 9/11 as the Memorial Museum opens.
    A former NYC firefighter remembers 9/11 as the Memorial Museum opens.
  • Science Olympiad Team Heads to Nationals

    Science Olympiad Team Heads to Nationals

    Thursday, May 15 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-05-15 17:28:52 GMT
    The most competitive team at Piedmont IB Middle School isn't on a field.
    The most competitive team at Piedmont IB Middle School isn't on a field.
  • Killer Shampoo

    Killer Shampoo

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-05-08 02:26:00 GMT

    When you wash your hair, you think you are cleaning it, but you may be harming your health down the road.

    When you wash your hair, you think you are cleaning it, but you may be harming your health down the road.

  • Melanoma Monday

    Melanoma Monday

    Monday, May 5 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-05-06 02:53:39 GMT
    One sunburn, one session the tanning bed, that's all it takes.
    One sunburn, one session the tanning bed, that's all it takes.
  • GED Goes Digital

    GED Goes Digital

    Friday, May 2 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-05-03 00:39:08 GMT

    The GED test has gone digital.

    The GED test has gone digital.

  • Food Truck Proposal Decision Tonight

    Food Truck Proposal Decision Tonight

    Wednesday, April 30 2014 4:26 PM EDT2014-04-30 20:26:14 GMT
    A decision will be made tonight regarding food trucks in Charlotte.
    A decision will be made tonight regarding food trucks in Charlotte.
  • Extra Subsidies End Soon for Day Care

    Extra Subsidies End Soon for Day Care

    Monday, April 28 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-04-29 03:04:18 GMT
    North Carolina had a surplus last year and decided to give the money back to counties for child care. Now that money has run out.
    North Carolina had a surplus last year and decided to give the money back to counties for child care. Now that money has run out.
  • Charlotte Tops List of Cities for Dog Lovers

    Charlotte Tops List of Cities for Dog Lovers

    Friday, April 25 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-04-26 02:46:32 GMT
    The Queen City is near the top of another new list; this time for furry friends. Charlotte was ranked thefourtht best city for dog lovers.In the last five years, Charlotte, mainly South End has become more pet friendly."A few years ago it was a NC Dept of Agriculture law that you couldn't bring your dog into restaurants, and now that's changed," says Meredith Thompson, owner of Canine Cafe.And Blaire Bryant says it's because of Charlotte transplants. He's noticed that people who move here bri...
    The Queen City is near the top of another new list; this time for furry friends. Charlotte was ranked thefourtht best city for dog lovers.In the last five years, Charlotte, mainly South End has become more pet friendly."A few years ago it was a NC Dept of Agriculture law that you couldn't bring your dog into restaurants, and now that's changed," says Meredith Thompson, owner of Canine Cafe.And Blaire Bryant says it's because of Charlotte transplants. He's noticed that people who move here bri...
  • Shelby Transitional Group Denied Neighborhood Home

    Shelby Transitional Group Denied Neighborhood Home

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:53:25 GMT
    Shelby
    Shelby
  • First Model for Mustang Remembers Car's Legacy

    First Model for Mustang Remembers Car's Legacy

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-04-23 03:09:13 GMT
    It's been 50 years since the legendary Mustang's first hit the road, and its first poster model lives right in Gastonia.Charlotte Corbett was working at her first job as a Secretary at the Ford Motor Plant in Ohio.The plant photographer asked her to pose with the new Mustang."He took me down to the garage where they had the car all covered up except for the hood and took the pictures," Corbett said of the experience.They never showed her what the full car looked like. The company was extremel...
    It's been 50 years since the legendary Mustang's first hit the road, and its first poster model lives right in Gastonia.Charlotte Corbett was working at her first job as a Secretary at the Ford Motor Plant in Ohio.The plant photographer asked her to pose with the new Mustang."He took me down to the garage where they had the car all covered up except for the hood and took the pictures," Corbett said of the experience.They never showed her what the full car looked like. The company was extremel...
  • Sidewalk Construction Begins on West Tyvola Road

    Sidewalk Construction Begins on West Tyvola Road

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:19:33 GMT
    sidewalk
    sidewalk
  • Mazda Issues a Recall on SUVs

    Mazda Issues a Recall on SUVs

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-19 02:35:04 GMT
    Mazda issued a recall today on 109,000 Tributes from 2001- 2004.
    Mazda issued a recall today on 109,000 Tributes from 2001- 2004.
  • Michaels Credit Card Info Breached: Local Stores Affected

    Michaels Credit Card Info Breached: Local Stores Affected

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:35:04 GMT
    Shoppers at Michaels stores should check their credit card statements carefully. The craft store giant announced today that it has experienced a data breach.
    Shoppers at Michaels stores should check their credit card statements carefully. The craft store giant announced today that it has experienced a data breach.
  • Cleveland County Animal Control Makes Changes

    Cleveland County Animal Control Makes Changes

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:39:44 GMT

    Cleveland County Animal Control is making some changes to help get animals out of the shelter and into a loving home.

    Cleveland County Animal Control is making some changes to help get animals out of the shelter and into a loving home.

  • Shooting At Walmart In Belmont

    Shooting At Walmart In Belmont

    Friday, April 11 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-04-12 02:28:06 GMT

    Police responded to a shooting in the Walmart parking lot in Belmont this afternoon. They say it was a jewelry sale gone wrong.

    Police responded to a shooting in the Walmart parking lot in Belmont this afternoon. They say it was a jewelry sale gone wrong.

  • Miley Cyrus Calls In From Twerk

    Miley Cyrus Calls In From Twerk

    Friday, April 11 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-04-11 22:10:38 GMT
    Pop sensation Miley Cyrus's Monday night show at Time Warner Cable Arena has been canceled.
    Pop sensation Miley Cyrus's Monday night show at Time Warner Cable Arena has been canceled.
  • People Spending Less on Prom

    People Spending Less on Prom

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:40 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:40:45 GMT

    Prom spending is decreasing from last year. Visa has released their prom spending numbers and purchases have decreased 14% to $978 this year.

    Prom spending is decreasing from last year. Visa has released their prom spending numbers and purchases have decreased 14% to $978 this year.

  • Teen Sexting Could Mean Legal Trouble

    Teen Sexting Could Mean Legal Trouble

    Thursday, April 10 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-04-10 14:56:50 GMT
    Sexting has become the norm in high schools.While many teens are concerned with being embarrassed in front of their classmates, they don't realize they could actually be breaking the law.
    Sexting has become the norm in high schools.While many teens are concerned with being embarrassed in front of their classmates, they don't realize they could actually be breaking the law.
  • Miley Cyrus Cancels Concert

    Miley Cyrus Cancels Concert

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-04-08 02:32:46 GMT
    Miley Cyrus canceled her concert tonight because she has the flu. Fans waited outside thirty minutes longer than they were supposed to; doors were supposed to open at 6. At 6:30, Time Warner Cable Arena staff came outside and told fans that Cyrus had justcanceledd the concert. This is the first time Cyrus has been in Charlotte since 2009, when she performed as Hannah Montana. The concert will not be rescheduled. The concert set for tomorrow, April 8th is still set to go on in Raleigh. Arena s...
    Miley Cyrus canceled her concert tonight because she has the flu. Fans waited outside thirty minutes longer than they were supposed to; doors were supposed to open at 6. At 6:30, Time Warner Cable Arena staff came outside and told fans that Cyrus had justcanceledd the concert. This is the first time Cyrus has been in Charlotte since 2009, when she performed as Hannah Montana. The concert will not be rescheduled. The concert set for tomorrow, April 8th is still set to go on in Raleigh. Arena s...
  • Ending Texting and Driving

    Ending Texting and Driving

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:55:54 GMT
    A national campaign will launch Monday to stop texting and driving.
    A national campaign will launch Monday to stop texting and driving.
  • Gaston County Schools Implement New Security Measures

    Gaston County Schools Implement New Security Measures

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:23 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:23:28 GMT
    Gaston County has implemented new security measures in all of its 56 schools.
    Gaston County has implemented new security measures in all of its 56 schools.
  • Customers got more than BBQ at a Mount Holly Restaurant

    Customers got more than BBQ at a Mount Holly Restaurant

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 7:50 AM EDT2014-04-02 11:50:33 GMT
    A fire started at Billy's Barbeque Family Restaurant Tuesday during the lunch rush.
    A fire started at Billy's Barbeque Family Restaurant Tuesday during the lunch rush.
  • GM Adds More Models to Recall

    GM Adds More Models to Recall

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-01 03:03:18 GMT
    A key part supplier says GM's standards were not up to par leading up to the recall.Federal regulators investigating the GM ignition switch recall of more than two million cars now say GM approved the design of the faulty part.According to auto part supplier Delphi, before GM gave the design its stamp of approval, testing suggested the part was "still well below GM's original specifications."CEO Mary Barra will head to testify before Congress tomorrow. Some say there are models that should ha...
    A key part supplier says GM's standards were not up to par leading up to the recall.Federal regulators investigating the GM ignition switch recall of more than two million cars now say GM approved the design of the faulty part.According to auto part supplier Delphi, before GM gave the design its stamp of approval, testing suggested the part was "still well below GM's original specifications."CEO Mary Barra will head to testify before Congress tomorrow. Some say there are models that should ha...
  • GM recalls two more models

    GM recalls two more models

    Monday, March 31 2014 11:22 AM EDT2014-03-31 15:22:51 GMT
    It's a long list that spans multiple companies:Chevy, GMC, Cadillac, Pontiac.They have all seen issues with some models… some that date back ten years…GM announced it will recall 172,000 Chevrolet Cruzes. This will only include the 2013- 2014 models with the 1.4-liter turbo engine."80 percent buy the traditional one not the turbo," said Ty Lewis, who is a Sales Manager in Rock Hill.GM also recalled almost 500,000 late model pick up trucks and SUVs, saying leaks in a transmission oil cooling l...
    It's a long list that spans multiple companies:Chevy, GMC, Cadillac, Pontiac.They have all seen issues with some models… some that date back ten years…GM announced it will recall 172,000 Chevrolet Cruzes. This will only include the 2013- 2014 models with the 1.4-liter turbo engine."80 percent buy the traditional one not the turbo," said Ty Lewis, who is a Sales Manager in Rock Hill.GM also recalled almost 500,000 late model pick up trucks and SUVs, saying leaks in a transmission oil cooling l...
  • BBQ Fundraiser for Kilah Davenport

    BBQ Fundraiser for Kilah Davenport

    Saturday, March 22 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-03-23 03:16:51 GMT
    What started out as a barbecue fundraiser for Kilah Davenport quickly turned into a celebration of her life.Hundreds of people showed up today to honor the little girl who died unexpectedly just nine days ago.Family and friends were there, but strangers also felt compelled to pay tribute to the four year old."There was a couple who came out to visit with us today who met Kilah two weeks ago in k-mart," her grandmother said.Though tears were shed, Kilah's family wanted this to be a happy occas...
    What started out as a barbecue fundraiser for Kilah Davenport quickly turned into a celebration of her life.Hundreds of people showed up today to honor the little girl who died unexpectedly just nine days ago.Family and friends were there, but strangers also felt compelled to pay tribute to the four year old."There was a couple who came out to visit with us today who met Kilah two weeks ago in k-mart," her grandmother said.Though tears were shed, Kilah's family wanted this to be a happy occas...
  • Relative Recognizes South End Cemetery

    Relative Recognizes South End Cemetery

    Thursday, March 20 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-03-21 01:33:25 GMT

    A relative has come forward now that a cemetery has been discovered in South End. She says her great grandmother is buried in one of the six plots found.

    A relative has come forward now that a cemetery has been discovered in South End. She says her great grandmother is buried in one of the six plots found.

  • Cemetery Discovered in South End

    Cemetery Discovered in South End

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-03-20 03:16:16 GMT
    The contractors of a booming community in Charlotte were sick of putting up with some ugly brush that had gotten far too high next to their land, so they called Eugene Bradley with the city of Charlotte.And when workers cleaned up the area, they discovered six unmarked graves belonging to slaves.It's an unexpected find, in an area full of new properties. But not much can be done until the city locates the land-owner…The land likely belongs to one of two families. The graves were discovered at...
    The contractors of a booming community in Charlotte were sick of putting up with some ugly brush that had gotten far too high next to their land, so they called Eugene Bradley with the city of Charlotte.And when workers cleaned up the area, they discovered six unmarked graves belonging to slaves.It's an unexpected find, in an area full of new properties. But not much can be done until the city locates the land-owner…The land likely belongs to one of two families. The graves were discovered at...
  • Extreme Firefighter Training

    Extreme Firefighter Training

    Thursday, March 13 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-03-14 02:34:17 GMT
    We think of firefighters as the people who are there to save us and often forget that they sometimes need to be rescued themselves. Gaston College hosts firefighters from across North Carolina twice a year to teach firefighters what to do when things go wrong. The week long program is all simulation based. But you can't just sign up; they've got a one-year waiting list. Each simulation is based on a situation where a firefighter was killed or injured. Many firefighters get disoriented and ha...
    We think of firefighters as the people who are there to save us and often forget that they sometimes need to be rescued themselves. Gaston College hosts firefighters from across North Carolina twice a year to teach firefighters what to do when things go wrong. The week long program is all simulation based. But you can't just sign up; they've got a one-year waiting list. Each simulation is based on a situation where a firefighter was killed or injured. Many firefighters get disoriented and ha...
  • Dashcam Footage Released of Deputy Who Shot Dog

    Dashcam Footage Released of Deputy Who Shot Dog

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-03-13 02:44:32 GMT
    One week later the dirt is still fresh on the shovel and the pain is palpable. Renee McGlone has barely been home since her dog, Scarlett was shot and killed just seven days ago by a York County Deputy. This dash cam video released today shows Renee's house, but there isn't a clear view of the back yard, but you can hear what happened. Deputies say Scarlett came out of her dog house and charged the deputy. Renee disagrees, but the sheriff stands behind his deputy. "The officer said I didn't h...
    One week later the dirt is still fresh on the shovel and the pain is palpable. Renee McGlone has barely been home since her dog, Scarlett was shot and killed just seven days ago by a York County Deputy. This dash cam video released today shows Renee's house, but there isn't a clear view of the back yard, but you can hear what happened. Deputies say Scarlett came out of her dog house and charged the deputy. Renee disagrees, but the sheriff stands behind his deputy. "The officer said I didn't h...
  • Chiquita Incentives In Jeopardy

    Chiquita Incentives In Jeopardy

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 10:20 PM EDT2014-03-12 02:20:48 GMT
    Chiquita executives say the majority of incentives they are eligible for have yet to be paid.
    Chiquita executives say the majority of incentives they are eligible for have yet to be paid.
  • Student Publishes Book After 50 Years

    Student Publishes Book After 50 Years

    Friday, March 7 2014 10:54 PM EST2014-03-08 03:54:15 GMT
    It has taken five decades to finish, but Peggy Baumgardner is finally making her dream of publishing her own book come true.
    It has taken five decades to finish, but Peggy Baumgardner is finally making her dream of publishing her own book come true.
  • Deputy Shoots Dog

    Deputy Shoots Dog

    Thursday, March 6 2014 10:46 PM EST2014-03-07 03:46:59 GMT
    Woman dealing with dog being killed by deputy.
    Woman dealing with dog being killed by deputy.
  • DMV Makes Changes to Shorten Wait Time

    DMV Makes Changes to Shorten Wait Time

    Friday, February 28 2014 9:19 PM EST2014-03-01 02:19:47 GMT
    When you go to the DMV you can expect to be there for a while. The DMV has taken note and is looking to make some changes.
    When you go to the DMV you can expect to be there for a while. The DMV has taken note and is looking to make some changes.
  • Elderly Lincolnton NC Shooting Victim is Recovering

    Elderly Lincolnton NC Shooting Victim is Recovering

    Thursday, February 27 2014 10:29 PM EST2014-02-28 03:29:25 GMT
    Bobby Canipe has been transferred out of ICU and is recovering.
    Bobby Canipe has been transferred out of ICU and is recovering.
  • Prices Rise As CIAA Tournament Lifts Off

    Prices Rise As CIAA Tournament Lifts Off

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 8:55 PM EST2014-02-26 01:55:26 GMT
    Business plan on making a lot of money off of the CIAA Tournament crowds.
    Business plan on making a lot of money off of the CIAA Tournament crowds.
  • Utility Company In Hot Water With EPA

    Utility Company In Hot Water With EPA

    Thursday, February 20 2014 10:56 PM EST2014-02-21 03:56:27 GMT
    The EPA has issued a notice of violation to Tega Cay Utilities Incorporated stating the spills have dumped almost 450,000 gallons of untreated sewage into people's yards.
    The EPA has issued a notice of violation to Tega Cay Utilities Incorporated stating the spills have dumped almost 450,000 gallons of untreated sewage into people's yards.
  • CMPD Officer Charged With Taking Lewd Pictures

    CMPD Officer Charged With Taking Lewd Pictures

    Thursday, February 20 2014 7:27 PM EST2014-02-21 00:27:54 GMT
    Police say Thomas Allen took photographs of four girls while they were doing sit-ups, pushups and running.
    Police say Thomas Allen took photographs of four girls while they were doing sit-ups, pushups and running.
  • Butler High School Sanitizes Avenue Q

    Butler High School Sanitizes Avenue Q

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 11:04 PM EST2014-02-19 04:04:04 GMT
    Butler High puts a new spin on this risque musical.
    Butler High puts a new spin this risque musical.
  • Mount Holly: A Magnet For Retirees

    Mount Holly: A Magnet For Retirees

    Monday, February 17 2014 11:18 PM EST2014-02-18 04:18:07 GMT
    People in the Carolinas might be surprised to find out that a popular retirement destination is right in their own backyard.
    People in the Carolinas might be surprised to find out that a popular retirement destination is right in their own backyard.
  • Keeping Guns Locked As Well As Loaded

    Keeping Guns Locked As Well As Loaded

    Monday, February 10 2014 10:21 PM EST2014-02-11 03:21:31 GMT
    Shelby shooting incident involving toddlers brings personal gun control into focus.
    Shelby shooting incident involving toddlers brings personal gun control into focus.
  • Local Woman Shares Wedding Day With Over 2000 Brides

    Local Woman Shares Wedding Day With Over 2000 Brides

    Saturday, February 8 2014 12:19 PM EST2014-02-08 17:19:14 GMT
    It's a religion, begun 60 years ago in South Korea by Reverend Sun Myung Moon. Moons followers are sometimes called "Moonies." They prefer the title "Unificationist."
    It's a religion, begun 60 years ago in South Korea by Reverend Sun Myung Moon. Moons followers are sometimes called "Moonies." They prefer the title "Unificationist."
  • Former Union County DSS Supervisor Indicted

    Former Union County DSS Supervisor Indicted

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 6:46 PM EST2014-02-04 23:46:17 GMT
    Wanda Sue Larson was formally indicted today on the child abuse charges against her. Larson seemed dazed as she waited to for the charges to be read, cuffed the entire time.
    Wanda Sue Larson was formally indicted today on the child abuse charges against her. Larson seemed dazed as she waited to for the charges to be read, cuffed the entire time.
  • Free Tax Assistance Available

    Free Tax Assistance Available

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 6:14 PM EST2014-02-04 23:14:58 GMT
    Free tax assistance is available...if you know where to look for it.
    Free tax assistance is available...if you know where to look for it.
  • Maintaining Your Garden In The Cold

    Maintaining Your Garden In The Cold

    Tuesday, January 28 2014 11:40 PM EST2014-01-29 04:40:39 GMT
    Peter Grimaldi is in charge of the plants on the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens' 400 acres. He says placement is key to keeping plants alive. Those "sensitive" plants - and that's most of them - are kept in greenhouses like this.
    Peter Grimaldi is in charge of the plants on the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens' 400 acres. He says placement is key to keeping plants alive. Those "sensitive" plants - and that's most of them - are kept in greenhouses like this.
  • Thrifting For School Programs

    Thrifting For School Programs

    Saturday, January 25 2014 7:42 PM EST2014-01-26 00:42:17 GMT
    It’s an unlikely way to support area schools, but inside this little yellow building are hundreds of pieces of clothing to be sold. This thrift store project has been put together by communities, unlike most non-profits that usually live off grants.
    It’s an unlikely way to support area schools, but inside this little yellow building are hundreds of pieces of clothing to be sold. This thrift store project has been put together by communities, unlike most non-profits that usually live off grants.
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