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Wounded Army veteran, family receives new home

Wounded Army veteran, family receives new homeArmy Staff Sergeant Anthony "Tony" Feaster, along with his wife, Tanika, and children received the keys to a new home from Operation Finally Home Tuesday.
  • Local
  • 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
NASCAR

Did Jimmie Johnson allow teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win at Talladega?

Did Jimmie Johnson allow teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win at Talladega?'That's the most ridiculous thing ever,' says six-time NASCAR champion in response to fans
  • NASCAR
  • 55 minutes ago
Gastonia

Gaston Commissioners rescind health insurance perk

Gaston Commissioners rescind health insurance perkAfter nearly a week of stinging criticism, Gaston County Commissioners Tuesday voted to rescind a controversial resolution allowing them to purchase taxpayer funded health insurance even after they leave office.
  • Gastonia
  • 3 hours, 54 minutes ago
Local

Welcoming fur babies into foster care

Welcoming fur babies into foster careThere was a different kind of "baby shower" celebrated in Charlotte on Tuesday, as Animal Care and Control enters their busy season, they hosted a party to collect donations for their new fur-babies entering foster care. What better party favors than kittens...
  • Local
  • 11 minutes ago
Crime

Police: Man stole kayaks, tried to sell them back to victim

Police: Man stole kayaks, tried to sell them back to victimPolice say a Fort Lawn man took off with three kayaks from a neighbors property and then later tried selling them back to the original owner. Social media helped nab the alleged crook.
  • Crime
  • 1 hour, 45 minutes ago
Sports

Stephen Curry will get a Wheaties box

Stephen Curry will get a Wheaties boxStephen Curry has made it.
  • Sports
  • 1 hour, 33 minutes ago
Local

More deer expected in backyards, by roads in NC

More deer expected in backyards, by roads in NCResidents in North Carolina can expect more deer visiting flower beds, dining in vegetable gardens and wandering along roads this spring and summer.
  • Local
  • 1 hour, 55 minutes ago
Traffic

CMS driver suspended pending bus crash investigation

CMS driver suspended pending bus crash investigationNo students were injured after a school bus collided with a car in northwest Charlotte on Tuesday morning.
  • Traffic
  • 2 hours, 35 minutes ago
Crime

Monroe Police investigate fatal shooting

Monroe Police investigate fatal shootingMonroe Police are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old man.
  • Crime
  • 6 hours, 48 minutes ago
Food

Try a drink other than a margarita on Cinco de Mayo

Try a drink other than a margarita on Cinco de MayoCinco de Mayo is here and when it comes to festivities, many might think about margaritas, chips and salsa and a sombrero.
  • Food
  • 3 hours, 51 minutes ago
Elections

Mike Huckabee joins GOP presidential race

Mike Huckabee joins GOP presidential raceFormer Arkansas governor vows to take on Clintons, Democrats in 2016 race.
  • Elections
  • 5 hours, 41 minutes ago
Health

10-year-old rape victim denied abortion

10-year-old rape victim denied abortionThe girl is 10 years old, 22 weeks pregnant with the child of the stepfather who raped and impregnated her even after he was reported to social services.
  • Health
  • 5 hours, 51 minutes ago
Regional

Cops: Student spit and put window cleaner in roommates' food

Cops: Student spit and put window cleaner in roommates' foodCops: Student spit and put window cleaner in roommates' food
  • Regional
  • 7 hours, 22 minutes ago
Entertainment

Matthews native Brooklyn Decker expecting first child

Matthews native Brooklyn Decker expecting first childMatthews native Brooklyn Decker expecting first child
  • Entertainment
  • 7 hours, 34 minutes ago
Nation

Islamic State claims responsibility for Texas attack

Islamic State claims responsibility for Texas attackAn audio statement on the group's Al Bayan radio station Tuesday said that "two soldiers of the caliphate" carried out the attack, the AP said.
  • Nation
  • 10 hours, 38 minutes ago
People

Princess Charlotte meets the queen

Princess Charlotte meets the queenQueen Elizabeth II meets baby Princess Charlotte as dad officially registers her birth.
  • People
  • 5 hours, 46 minutes ago
Politics

A look at proposal to fix Charlotte's $22M budget gap

A look at proposal to fix Charlotte's $22M budget gapCharlotte's city manager unveiled a plan to cover a $22 million budget gap on Monday night. It doesn't call for layoffs but it does call for a tax hike.
  • Politics
  • 19 hours, 5 minutes ago
Regional

NC father admits killing 1-year-old with kitchen knife

NC father admits killing 1-year-old with kitchen knifeThe Onslow County Sheriff says the father of an infant who died over the weekend has admitted to killing the child with a kitchen knife.
  • Regional
  • 7 hours, 16 minutes ago
Technology

Putting keys in freezer could prevent car break-ins

Putting keys in freezer could prevent car break-insThere's a break-in method that might make you rethink where you leave your keys, even when they're inside your home.
  • Technology
  • 19 hours, 2 minutes ago
Politics

Judge rules against prayer before Rowan Co. Commission meetings

Judge rules against prayer before Rowan Co. Commission meetingsA federal court ruled Monday that the Rowan County Board of Commissioners violated the Constitution by adopting what the ACLU calls a coercive prayer practice.
  • Politics
  • 1 day, 3 hours ago
Gastonia

County commissioner wants taxpayer help in adopting children

County commissioner wants taxpayer help in adopting childrenThe Chairman of the Gaston County Commission is asking taxpayers to help pay some of the costs as he and his family attempt to adopt three small children.
  • Gastonia
  • 1 day, 1 hour ago
Sports

Young Stephen Curry gets airplane ride from Muggsy

Young Stephen Curry gets airplane ride from MuggsySteph Curry get airplane ride from Muggsy
  • Sports
  • 8 hours, 16 minutes ago
Local

Reward offered after dog decapitated in Gaston

Reward offered after dog decapitated in GastonThere's now a reward in a disturbing case of animal cruelty in Gaston County.
  • Local
  • 21 hours, 37 minutes ago
Health

How to get a better night's sleep

How to get a better night's sleepYour parents may have been on to something when they repeatedly told you to "clean your room" and to "make your bed."
  • Health
  • 20 hours, 8 minutes ago
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