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Neima Abdulahi joined My Fox Carolinas in July 2013 as a Digital Journalist. She was the first reporter hired for the news department, arriving six months before the start-up station would launch a newscast. She has watched the station unfold into the newsroom of the future that it is today. More>>

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  • Cornelius Community Pleas for Sidewalk

    Cornelius Community Pleas for Sidewalk

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:55:31 GMT
    Torrence Chapel Road in Cornelius, next to West Catawba Avenue is the center of an issue going on in a residential community. People who live on the road are requesting the city to create a sidewalk for safety purposes.The road narrows one mile from the highway intersection and the main sidewalk disappears around Country Club Drive.
    Torrence Chapel Road in Cornelius, next to West Catawba Avenue is the center of an issue going on in a residential community. People who live on the road are requesting the city to create a sidewalk for safety purposes.The road narrows one mile from the highway intersection and the main sidewalk disappears around Country Club Drive.
  • Salisbury's Growing Vandalism Problem

    Salisbury's Growing Vandalism Problem

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:28 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:28:39 GMT
    The Salisbury Police Department says vandalism is a growing issue throughout the city in Salisbury.Police say vandals are writing the words such as “pretzel”, “promo”, and “juice box” all over private residential areas and businesses. Recently, vandals are also “slap tagging,” which is the use of stencils to draw faces and write words.
    The Salisbury Police Department says vandalism is a growing issue throughout the city in Salisbury.Police say vandals are writing the words such as “pretzel”, “promo”, and “juice box” all over private residential areas and businesses. Recently, vandals are also “slap tagging,” which is the use of stencils to draw faces and write words.
  • Rock Hill Hosts Cycling Competition

    Rock Hill Hosts Cycling Competition

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-08-16 02:29:11 GMT
    Rock Hill is hosting the Elite Track National Championships, part of the USA Cycling National Championships. The events are scheduled from August 12 to August 17.The competition is taking place at Giordana Veladrome. The facility opened in 2012, attracting cycling competitions and outdoor events.
    Rock Hill is hosting the Elite Track National Championships, part of the USA Cycling National Championships. The events are scheduled from August 12 to August 17.The competition is taking place at Giordana Veladrome. The facility opened in 2012, attracting cycling competitions and outdoor events.
  • National Moment of Silence: Charlotte Joins Rally Against Police Brutality

    National Moment of Silence: Charlotte Joins Rally Against Police Brutality

    Friday, August 15 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-08-15 18:17:20 GMT
    Charlotte rallies around victims of police brutality.
    Charlotte rallies around victims of police brutality.
  • Need For (Less) Speed

    Need For (Less) Speed

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-08-14 00:14:53 GMT
    The speed limit sign on Crater Street is 35 mph, while all the other roads in the residential neighborhood is 25 mph.
    The speed limit sign on Crater Street is 35 mph, while all the other roads in the residential neighborhood is 25 mph.
  • Salisbury’s West End Community Meeting

    Salisbury’s West End Community Meeting

    Monday, August 11 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-08-11 22:24:31 GMT
    The meeting will be aimed to helping restore hope and pride back to the community.
    The meeting will be aimed to helping restore hope and pride back to the community.
  • A Tailor-Made Dream

    A Tailor-Made Dream

    Friday, August 8 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-08-09 02:29:13 GMT
    Four decades in to his dream business, Salim Merchant learned that in life things come and go. But what sticks around is what's invisible to the naked eye – passion.
    Four decades in to owning his dream business, Salim Merchant learned that in life things come and go. But what sticks around is what's invisible to the naked eye – passion.
  • DA's Office Celebrates 'National Night Out' Program

    DA's Office Celebrates 'National Night Out' Program

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 8:04 PM EDT2014-08-06 00:04:59 GMT
    The purpose of the program is to build a relationship with the community and promote neighborhood unity as a tactic for crime prevention.
    The purpose of the program is to build a relationship with the community and promote neighborhood unity as a tactic for crime prevention.
  • Property near Bank of America Stadium for Sale

    Property near Bank of America Stadium for Sale

    Monday, August 4 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-08-05 02:57:38 GMT
    Two acres of land between South Mint Street and West Morehead are for sale for roughly $11 million by Whiteside Industrial Properties.
    Two acres of land between South Mint Street and West Morehead are for sale for roughly $11 million by Whiteside Industrial Properties.
  • Ebola Scare, Fear of Outbreak Spreading

    Ebola Scare, Fear of Outbreak Spreading

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:00:16 GMT
    This is the biggest Ebola outbreak in history, with the World Health Organization confirming it has claimed more than 700 lives. Samaritan’s Purse released a statement that the two Americans who contracted the illness are currently in Liberia.
    This is the biggest Ebola outbreak in history, with the World Health Organization confirming it has claimed more than 700 lives. Samaritan’s Purse released a statement that the two Americans who contracted the illness are currently in Liberia.
  • Bald Eagle Released into the Wild

    Bald Eagle Released into the Wild

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:26 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:26:40 GMT
    A huge crowd came out to the McGuire Nuclear Station's Energy Explorium in Huntersville to watch a rehabilitated bald eagle be released back into nature.
    A huge crowd came out to the McGuire Nuclear Station's Energy Explorium in Huntersville to watch a rehabilitated bald eagle be released back into nature.
  • Salisbury's Nightcrawlers Walk to End Violence

    Salisbury's Nightcrawlers Walk to End Violence

    Monday, July 14 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-07-14 14:20:54 GMT
    Salisbury’s West End community is dealing with gang violence and crime activity, which is plaguing the area.“The Nightcrawlers” are a group of activists who are on a mission to change lives in the streets.
    Salisbury’s West End community is dealing with gang violence and crime activity, which is plaguing the area.“The Nightcrawlers” are a group of activists who are on a mission to change lives in the streets.
  • "Nightcrawlers" in Salisbury (Preview Video)

    "Nightcrawlers" in Salisbury (Preview Video)

    Sunday, July 13 2014 6:48 PM EDT2014-07-13 22:48:02 GMT
    "The Nightcrawlers" in Salisbury are on a mission to change lives in the West End community. Gang violence and crime is a trend in the area. The crawlers walk at night out in the streets, healing with the strongest weapon they have - prayer. The full story will air tomorrow on FOX46 Carolinas, but here is a quick preview.
    "The Nightcrawlers" in Salisbury are on a mission to change lives in the West End community. Gang violence and crime is a trend in the area. The crawlers walk at night out in the streets, healing with the strongest weapon they have - prayer. The full story will air tomorrow on FOX46 Carolinas, but here is a quick preview.
  • Muslims Worldwide Fast for Ramadan

    Muslims Worldwide Fast for Ramadan

    Monday, July 7 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-07-07 18:04:57 GMT

    The Islamic holy month of Ramadan has already started. It will last for 30 days starting from June 29. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. This means no eating or drinking during sunlight hours. They gather at mosques to pray and mentally dedicate themselves to the purpose of the fast – to cleanse the soul and get closer to their faith.

    The Islamic holy month of Ramadan has already started. It will last for 30 days starting from June 29. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset. This means no eating or drinking during sunlight hours. They gather at mosques to pray and mentally dedicate themselves to the purpose of the fast – to cleanse the soul and get closer to their faith.

  • Red Cross Preparing for Tropical Storm Arthur in the Carolinas

    Red Cross Preparing for Tropical Storm Arthur in the Carolinas

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 4:02 PM EDT2014-07-02 20:02:02 GMT
    The American Red Cross is preparing for the first tropical storm of the year. A hurricane watch has been issued the Carolina coasts as well.The Red Cross says preparing means getting ready for anything that may happen. They sent out a list of items to have in an emergency kit in case disaster hits.
    The American Red Cross is preparing for the first tropical storm of the year. A hurricane watch has been issued the Carolina coasts as well.The Red Cross says preparing means getting ready for anything that may happen. They sent out a list of items to have in an emergency kit in case disaster hits.
  • Angelo Grayson Smith Jr. Questioned by CMPD

    Angelo Grayson Smith Jr. Questioned by CMPD

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 1:47 PM EDT2014-07-01 17:47:30 GMT
    Charlotte Mecklenburg police spent the morning interviewing Angelo Grayson Smith Junior, the boyfriend of missing teacher Bianca Tanner.
    Charlotte Mecklenburg police spent the morning interviewing Angelo Grayson Smith Junior, the boyfriend of missing teacher Bianca Tanner.
  • CMPD Cold Case Detective Retires, Still Attached to Homicide Cases

    CMPD Cold Case Detective Retires, Still Attached to Homicide Cases

    Thursday, June 26 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-06-26 15:39:59 GMT
    The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department’s Cold Case Unit will be losing an experienced detective to retirement this week. Detective David Phillips started working as an officer in 1985. He spent his entire career serving the Charlotte community. Phillips says he joined the Cold Case Unit to help families find answers to cases that have been forgotten.
    The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department’s Cold Case Unit will be losing an experienced detective to retirement this week. Detective David Phillips started working as an officer in 1985. He spent his entire career serving the Charlotte community. Phillips says he joined the Cold Case Unit to help families find answers to cases that have been forgotten.
  • Charlotte's Web: Teaching Boys How To Be Men

    Charlotte's Web: Teaching Boys How To Be Men

    Sunday, June 15 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-06-15 23:49:19 GMT
    A small church right off of West Sugar Creek Road has a remarkable story of turning boys into men. God’s Healing Hands Ministry had a Father’s Day event where community members came out to hear a message of what it means to be a father – to nurture, care, love, and provide for your family. Darrell Anderson, the senior pastor of the church, says he didn’t have a father growing up, but his community embraced him and provided him the mentorship he needed to become the man he is today.
    A small church right off of West Sugar Creek Road has a remarkable story of turning boys into men. God’s Healing Hands Ministry had a Father’s Day event where community members came out to hear a message of what it means to be a father – to nurture, care, love, and provide for your family. Darrell Anderson, the senior pastor of the church, says he didn’t have a father growing up, but his community embraced him and provided him the mentorship he needed to become the man he is today.
  • Charlotte's Web: Hundred-Year-Old Family Business Rooted in Community

    Charlotte's Web: Hundred-Year-Old Family Business Rooted in Community

    Friday, May 30 2014 3:15 PM EDT2014-05-30 19:15:25 GMT
    The Davis General Store has been in the family since 1890 and Silas Davis hopes it’ll continue to last for years to come. The challenge is finding the next person to carry on the family business.
    The Davis General Store has been in the family since 1890 and Silas Davis hopes it’ll continue to last for years to come. The challenge is finding the next person to carry on the family business.
  • Remembering Maya Angelou: Thoughts from her former assistant

    Remembering Maya Angelou: Thoughts from her former assistant

    Wednesday, May 28 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-05-29 00:51:44 GMT
    Defoy Glenn says Maya Angelou's legacy will be cherished for hundreds of years to come .Although he lives in Charlotte now, he stayed by Angelou's side for 25 years as her personal assistant.
    Defoy Glenn says Maya Angelou's legacy will be cherished for hundreds of years to come .Although he lives in Charlotte now, he stayed by Angelou's side for 25 years as her personal assistant.
  • Teen Pursues ROTC Dream Despite Challenges

    Teen Pursues ROTC Dream Despite Challenges

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 9:49 PM EDT2014-05-28 01:49:01 GMT
    Gayle Mobley is a senior at West Charlotte High School. He’s excited about graduation in a few weeks. He plans on continuing his love for the JROTC by attending West Point. But it hasn’t been an easy road to get there. .
    Gayle Mobley is a senior at West Charlotte High School. He’s excited about graduation in a few weeks. He plans on continuing his love for the JROTC by attending West Point. But it hasn’t been an easy road to get there. .
  • Volunteers Help Build Home for Local Veteran

    Volunteers Help Build Home for Local Veteran

    Monday, May 26 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-05-26 22:08:53 GMT
    Habitat for Humanity started building a home for a local veteran today. Gary Randolph woke up early with his grandchildren to help construct his future home with volunteers made up of veterans in the area. Randolph served in the U.S navy from 1972 to 1975.
    Habitat for Humanity started building a home for a local veteran today. Gary Randolph woke up early with his grandchildren to help construct his future home with volunteers made up of veterans in the area. Randolph served in the U.S navy from 1972 to 1975.
  • Loved Ones Remember Their Vets

    Loved Ones Remember Their Vets

    Monday, May 26 2014 12:48 PM EDT2014-05-26 16:48:13 GMT
    Ellen Kiser is visiting the grave of her husband, a WWII veteran. She's leaving flowers on her husband's grave sight and fixing it up at the Forest Lawn Cemetery. She said it doesn't get easier, but she appreciates his legacy and the legacy of so many veterans being honored today
    Ellen Kiser is visiting the grave of her husband, a WWII veteran. She's leaving flowers on her husband's grave sight and fixing it up at the Forest Lawn Cemetery. She said it doesn't get easier, but she appreciates his legacy and the legacy of so many veterans being honored today
  • House Majority Leader Cantor Visits Siemens, Talks about "SKILLS Act"

    House Majority Leader Cantor Visits Siemens, Talks about "SKILLS Act"

    Friday, May 23 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-05-23 21:14:14 GMT
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor stopped by the Siemens Charlotte Energy Hub today to tour the place and talk about his support of the Skills Act. It would provide federal workforce programs and serve as a job training system for college students. Right now Siemens has an apprenticeship program with Central Piedmont Community College where students get the training they need for the jobs they want. Representative Cantor met with some of the students and spoke highly of the program.
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor stopped by the Siemens Charlotte Energy Hub today to tour the place and talk about his support of the Skills Act. It would provide federal workforce programs and serve as a job training system for college students. Right now Siemens has an apprenticeship program with Central Piedmont Community College where students get the training they need for the jobs they want. Representative Cantor met with some of the students and spoke highly of the program.

  • Cold Case: Lottie Mae Webb Killed in 2000

    Cold Case: Lottie Mae Webb Killed in 2000

    Thursday, May 22 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-05-22 23:34:37 GMT
    Lottie Mae Webb was 67 years old living on Ridge Avenue by herself when she was stabbed to death. It happened on January 7, 2000. She lived in the front unit of the duplex. Detective David Phillips with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department’s cold case unit says they responded to a call that afternoon.
    Lottie Mae Webb was 67 years old living on Ridge Avenue by herself when she was stabbed to death. It happened on January 7, 2000. She lived in the front unit of the duplex. Detective David Phillips with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department’s cold case unit says they responded to a call that afternoon.

  • CMPD Special Olympics Torch Run

    CMPD Special Olympics Torch Run

    Thursday, May 22 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-05-22 17:35:05 GMT
    The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department officers traded in their bulletproof vests for running shoes, properly equipped to fight a cause. They ran in the Special Olympics Torch Run. This is happening in cities all over the country this month to kick off the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. CMPD did their part in the Charlotte leg in a thirteen mile run.
    The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department officers traded in their bulletproof vests for running shoes, properly equipped to fight a cause. They ran in the Special Olympics Torch Run. This is happening in cities all over the country this month to kick off the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games. CMPD did their part in the Charlotte leg in a thirteen mile run.
  • 1985 Homicide Cleared by CMPD Cold Case Unit

    1985 Homicide Cleared by CMPD Cold Case Unit

    Thursday, May 15 2014 11:04 PM EDT2014-05-16 03:04:16 GMT
    The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department's Cold Case Unit made an arrest on May 15th for a homicide case that happened 29 years ago. On April 26, 1985, there was an apartment fire at 1721 East 7th Street. When firefighters arrived at the scene to put out the fire, they discovered there was a victim inside one of the burned apartments.
    The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department's Cold Case Unit made an arrest on May 15th for a homicide case that happened 29 years ago. On April 26, 1985, there was an apartment fire at 1721 East 7th Street. When firefighters arrived at the scene to put out the fire, they discovered there was a victim inside one of the burned apartments.
  • Immigrant Welcome Centers at Laundromats

    Immigrant Welcome Centers at Laundromats

    Wednesday, May 14 2014 11:00 PM EDT2014-05-15 03:00:54 GMT
    The Latin American Coalition is proposing using laundromats on Central Avenue as welcome centers for immigrants. Armando Bellmas, communications director at the Latin American Coalition says the purpose is to go where the people are and bring them the resources they need."There's all these laundromats and people waiting outside.
    The Latin American Coalition is proposing using laundromats on Central Avenue as welcome centers for immigrants. Armando Bellmas, communications director at the Latin American Coalition says the purpose is to go where the people are and bring them the resources they need."There's all these laundromats and people waiting outside.
  • Charlotte Airport Presents Cab Selection Process to City Council

    Charlotte Airport Presents Cab Selection Process to City Council

    Monday, May 12 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-05-13 03:37:05 GMT
    The Charlotte Douglas International Airport discussed the controversial cab contracts at the Charlotte City Council meeting tonight. The controversy comes from there being 12 taxi companies at the Airport in 2011 being reduced to only three. People are also wondering if this has any ties to the former Mayor Patrick cannon’s allegations.
    The Charlotte Douglas International Airport discussed the controversial cab contracts at the Charlotte City Council meeting tonight. The controversy comes from there being 12 taxi companies at the Airport in 2011 being reduced to only three. People are also wondering if this has any ties to the former Mayor Patrick cannon’s allegations.
  • Hate Mail Sent to Hispanic Organization

    Hate Mail Sent to Hispanic Organization

    Friday, May 9 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-05-10 00:49:14 GMT
    The Latin American Coalition is receiving hate mails that use derogatory words for Hispanics, other minorities, and even children of immigrants, calling them anchor babies. They shared these letters with us, to show people just how hurtful they can be for an entire community.
    The Latin American Coalition is receiving hate mails that use derogatory words for Hispanics, other minorities, and even children of immigrants, calling them anchor babies. They shared these letters with us, to show people just how hurtful they can be for an entire community.

  • Small Town NFL Prospect Remains Hopeful

    Small Town NFL Prospect Remains Hopeful

    Thursday, May 8 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-05-09 02:45:53 GMT
    A.J. Blue, senior running back at UNC-Chapel Hill, has always had dreams of playing in the NFL. For a small-town boy from Dallas, North Carolina, he’s already making his hometown proud. Blue’s mother, Theresa Adams, says it wasn’t an easy road, but he was always willing to give it his all at North Gaston High School.
    A.J. Blue, senior running back at UNC-Chapel Hill, has always had dreams of playing in the NFL. For a small-town boy from Dallas, North Carolina, he’s already making his hometown proud. Blue’s mother, Theresa Adams, says it wasn’t an easy road, but he was always willing to give it his all at North Gaston High School.

  • Congressman, Survivors Discuss Human Trafficking Issue in Charlotte

    Congressman, Survivors Discuss Human Trafficking Issue in Charlotte

    Wednesday, May 7 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-05-08 01:23:25 GMT
    Many people might think that slavery is something of the past, but there is a modern day version of it that exists right in the Queen City. North Carolina is ranked as one of ten states in the country with the most human trafficking activity. Congressman Robert Pittenger, along with three survivors, stopped by our studio to talk about the issue.
    Many people might think that slavery is something of the past, but there is a modern day version of it that exists right in the Queen City. North Carolina is ranked as one of ten states in the country with the most human trafficking activity. Congressman Robert Pittenger, along with three survivors, stopped by our studio to talk about the issue.
  • Realtor Gets Scammed, House "For Sale" Wrongly Listed as "For Rent"

    Realtor Gets Scammed, House "For Sale" Wrongly Listed as "For Rent"

    Monday, May 5 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-05-06 03:16:55 GMT
    Daniel Papandrea, a Charlotte realtor for sixteen years, had a house up for sale. But somehow, the home ended up on many websites under the “for rent” category.“My gut reaction was, ‘You made a mistake. This can’t be. It’s not for rent. Excuse me. Where did you come up with this idea that it’s for rent?’” he said.
    Daniel Papandrea, a Charlotte realtor for sixteen years, had a house up for sale. But somehow, the home ended up on many websites under the “for rent” category.“My gut reaction was, ‘You made a mistake. This can’t be. It’s not for rent. Excuse me. Where did you come up with this idea that it’s for rent?’” he said.
  • Woman Discovers Key to Happiness

    Woman Discovers Key to Happiness

    Friday, May 2 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-05-03 02:49:38 GMT
    Judy Flowers just turned 60 years old. The words faith, love and hope are mounted on her living room wall. They accurately represent the journey she’s been through over the years. “Always look for the positive because as bad as it seems, there’s a ray of sunshine out there. As long as you have hope, tomorrow will be better,” she said. But tomorrow wasn’t always guaranteed. She reflects on her younger years filled with loneliness and isolation.
    Judy Flowers just turned 60 years old. The words faith, love and hope are mounted on her living room wall. They accurately represent the journey she’s been through over the years. “Always look for the positive because as bad as it seems, there’s a ray of sunshine out there. As long as you have hope, tomorrow will be better,” she said. But tomorrow wasn’t always guaranteed. She reflects on her younger years filled with loneliness and isolation.
  • Shoppers Prep for Severe Weather

    Shoppers Prep for Severe Weather

    Tuesday, April 29 2014 9:56 PM EDT2014-04-30 01:56:27 GMT
    With extreme weather headed to the Carolinas, people were scrambling to the nearest stores today, making last minute purchases just in case it hits.
    With extreme weather headed to the Carolinas, people were scrambling to the nearest stores today, making last minute purchases just in case it hits.
  • Cold Case: 17-Year-Old Killed in 2008

    Cold Case: 17-Year-Old Killed in 2008

    Monday, April 28 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-04-29 02:56:43 GMT
    The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department's Cold Case Unit is reviewing the Marquiese Thompson homicide case, which happened on December 8, 2008. He was just 17 years old. He was walking home to get a ride to basketball practice when he was shot and killed between the intersection of Weststone Drive and Westridge Drive. Investigators say it happened around 6:30 PM.
    The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department's Cold Case Unit is reviewing the Marquiese Thompson homicide case, which happened on December 8, 2008. He was just 17 years old. He was walking home to get a ride to basketball practice when he was shot and killed between the intersection of Weststone Drive and Westridge Drive. Investigators say it happened around 6:30 PM.
  • UPDATE: SWAT Team Standoff Ends in East Charlotte, Man Charged

    UPDATE: SWAT Team Standoff Ends in East Charlotte, Man Charged

    Saturday, April 26 2014 4:44 PM EDT2014-04-26 20:44:22 GMT
    Police are out in force near the Eastway Drive and Central Avenue intersection. They received a report of shots fired at a business in the area.
    CMPD and the SWAT team responded to a business shooting that happened at 2900 Eastway Drive. They received a report of shots fired at a business in the area.
  • Investigators Exhume Body in Cleveland County

    Investigators Exhume Body in Cleveland County

    Thursday, April 24 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-04-25 00:10:17 GMT
    The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office and the State Bureau of Investigations exhumed the body of Judith McMurry today from Rose Hill Cemetery in Fallston. They are searching for new evidence that could help solve the 21 year old case. McMurry was killed in 1993. Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman says there’s hope for finding the person responsible for her death. He also said there’s a person of interest. Law enforcement is not going public with that name yet.
    The Cleveland County Sheriff’s Office and the State Bureau of Investigations exhumed the body of Judith McMurry today from Rose Hill Cemetery in Fallston. They are searching for new evidence that could help solve the 21 year old case. McMurry was killed in 1993. Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman says there’s hope for finding the person responsible for her death. He also said there’s a person of interest. Law enforcement is not going public with that name yet.
  • District Attorney's Office Designs Waiting Room for Kids

    District Attorney's Office Designs Waiting Room for Kids

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 10:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 02:53:34 GMT
    The Mecklenburg County’s District Attorney’s office is working with Pat’s Place, a child advocacy group in Charlotte to transform one of their waiting rooms for children. Having to testify can be a daunting and overwhelming experience for anyone. Imagine what it might feel like for a child, whether they’re a victim or a witness to a crime.
    The Mecklenburg County’s District Attorney’s office is working with Pat’s Place, a child advocacy group in Charlotte to transform one of their waiting rooms for children. Having to testify can be a daunting and overwhelming experience for anyone. Imagine what it might feel like for a child, whether they’re a victim or a witness to a crime.
  • Dropout Rates Down in Rowan-Salisbury School System

    Dropout Rates Down in Rowan-Salisbury School System

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:51:27 GMT
    The Salisbury community says the key to keeping kids in the classroom is mentorship.
    The Salisbury community says the key to keeping kids in the classroom is mentorship.
  • McCrory to Tackle Coal Ash

    McCrory to Tackle Coal Ash

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 1:02 PM EDT2014-04-22 17:02:56 GMT
    Gov. Pat McCrory is launching an initiative to address coal ash ponds.
    Gov. Pat McCrory is launching an initiative to address coal ash ponds.
  • Disabled Cornelius Man Upset With Carowinds' Policy

    Disabled Cornelius Man Upset With Carowinds' Policy

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:34:07 GMT
    Price went to the amusement park with his children on April 5th, where he had what he calls "a horrible experience."
    Price went to the amusement park with his children on April 5th, where he had what he calls "a horrible experience."
  • Runners Race For Boston Victims

    Runners Race For Boston Victims

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:26 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:26:54 GMT
    Two Charlotte runners say they will make their way to Boston on Monday to run for the victims of the bombing and to support a friend who knew the struggle first hand.
    Two Charlotte runners say they will make their way to Boston on Monday to run for the victims of the bombing and to support a friend who knew the struggle first hand.
  • Inspiration Behind Archery Hobby

    Inspiration Behind Archery Hobby

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:20 AM EDT2014-04-14 14:20:08 GMT
    Carroll Walsh goes by the name Blue, but he has a personality quite opposite of that. He says archery comes down to concentration, patience, and discipline. Those are qualities he learned in the 1970's when he joined the Marines.
    Carroll Walsh goes by the name Blue, but he has a personality quite opposite of that. He says archery comes down to concentration, patience, and discipline. Those are qualities he learned in the 1970's when he joined the Marines.
  • I-77 Toll Lanes Plan

    I-77 Toll Lanes Plan

    Friday, April 11 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-04-12 03:13:37 GMT
    North Carolina Department of Transportation announced today that they will move forward with plans of adding toll lanes on I-77.They’re working on a plan to expand the highway for 26 miles, from Exit 11 to Exit 36.
    North Carolina Department of Transportation announced today that they will move forward with plans of adding toll lanes on I-77.They’re working on a plan to expand the highway for 26 miles, from Exit 11 to Exit 36.
  • Charlotte Knights Right Move for Charlotte?

    Charlotte Knights Right Move for Charlotte?

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-04-10 03:22:52 GMT
    Charlotte Attorney Jerry Reese says the Queen City is big enough to have a major league baseball team. He filed seven lawsuits to stop the new uptown baseball stadium from being built.
    Charlotte Attorney Jerry Reese says the Queen City is big enough to have a major league baseball team. He filed seven lawsuits to stop the new uptown baseball stadium from being built.
  • High School Students Experience Mock Crime Scene

    High School Students Experience Mock Crime Scene

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:34:20 GMT
    High school students at the Community School of Davidson participated in a mock crime scene led by CMPD and homicide prosecutors.The scenes had a mannequin to represent a victim, ketchup for blood, and cilantro for marijuana. The students learned from crime scene investigators and from prosecutors about how crime scene evidence is collected and preserved.
    High school students at the Community School of Davidson participated in a mock crime scene led by CMPD and homicide prosecutors.The scenes had a mannequin to represent a victim, ketchup for blood, and cilantro for marijuana. The students learned from crime scene investigators and from prosecutors about how crime scene evidence is collected and preserved.
  • Father of Hit-And-Run Victim Makes Plea

    Father of Hit-And-Run Victim Makes Plea

    Thursday, April 3 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-04-04 02:41:06 GMT
    A father in Mint Hill says he never imagined he would outlive his son. But that became the case two years ago when Jeffrey Hardin was struck by a car and left for dead. Charles Hardin says talking to us is his last plea to find out who took his son’s life.It happened on August 16, 2012 on Lebanon Road. Jeffrey Hardin was walking home that night when he became a victim of a hit-and-run.
    A father in Mint Hill says he never imagined he would outlive his son. But that became the case two years ago when Jeffrey Hardin was struck by a car and left for dead. Charles Hardin says talking to us is his last plea to find out who took his son’s life.It happened on August 16, 2012 on Lebanon Road. Jeffrey Hardin was walking home that night when he became a victim of a hit-and-run.
  • Charlotte City Council Looks to Improve Code of Ethics

    Charlotte City Council Looks to Improve Code of Ethics

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:54 PM EDT2014-04-03 02:54:02 GMT
    Charlotte city council members are looking to improve the Code of Ethics document for the mayor and city council members. The federal charges brought against former mayor Patrick Cannon made council members revisit the five-page loosely-written ethics code, on whether it holds elected officials accountable on anything that can happen. The document was last updated in 2010, and vaguely outlines the code of ethics for the mayor and city council.
    Charlotte city council members are looking to improve the Code of Ethics document for the mayor and city council members. The federal charges brought against former mayor Patrick Cannon made council members revisit the five-page loosely-written ethics code, on whether it holds elected officials accountable on anything that can happen. The document was last updated in 2010, and vaguely outlines the code of ethics for the mayor and city council.
  • NCDOT Considers Taxing Drivers By The Mile

    NCDOT Considers Taxing Drivers By The Mile

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:28:48 GMT
    North Carolina Department of Transportation will consider taxing drivers by the mile instead of by gallon. This is in attempt to boost the transportation revenue.The state's department of transportation has received the recommendation and will review it at a committee meeting Wednesday in Raleigh.
    North Carolina Department of Transportation will consider taxing drivers by the mile instead of by gallon. This is in attempt to boost the transportation revenue.The state's department of transportation has received the recommendation and will review it at a committee meeting Wednesday in Raleigh.
  • Charlotte Mayor Candidate Jennifer Roberts

    Charlotte Mayor Candidate Jennifer Roberts

    Friday, March 28 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-03-29 02:12:55 GMT
    The Charlotte City Council members are going to decide on who becomes the next mayor of the city. Council member Claire Fallon said at least four people have expressed interest in filling that seat. One of the hopefuls is Jennifer Roberts.Roberts is a former Mecklenburg County commissioner of eight years.
    The Charlotte City Council members are going to decide on who becomes the next mayor of the city. Council member Claire Fallon said at least four people have expressed interest in filling that seat. One of the hopefuls is Jennifer Roberts.Roberts is a former Mecklenburg County commissioner of eight years.
  • Cold Case Files: Eugene Blackmon

    Cold Case Files: Eugene Blackmon

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 10:58 PM EDT2014-03-26 02:58:09 GMT
    The CMPD Cold Case Unit wants your help in solving this case. Eugene Blackmon was shot and killed in Charlotte on August 28, 2007. It happed on Dunbrook Lane in a pathway behind a house. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
    The CMPD Cold Case Unit wants your help in solving this case. Eugene Blackmon was shot and killed in Charlotte on August 28, 2007. It happed on Dunbrook Lane in a pathway behind a house. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
  • Domestic Violence Shelter Seeks Support

    Domestic Violence Shelter Seeks Support

    Sunday, March 23 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-03-23 19:41:35 GMT
    Amy's House in Lincolnton is a safe haven for women and children who are domestic violence survivors. Manya Heard is a shelter manager and says this place heals the open wounds caused by abuse.
    Amy's House in Lincolnton is a safe haven for women and children who are domestic violence survivors. Manya Heard is a shelter manager and says this place heals the open wounds caused by abuse.
  • Mint Hill Little League Baseball Season

    Mint Hill Little League Baseball Season

    Friday, March 21 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-03-22 02:49:06 GMT
    Today marked the opening of Mint Hill's little league baseball season. All the players showed up excited to play their heart out on the diamond.It's a sport that brings the community together.
    Today marked the opening of Mint Hill's little league baseball season. All the players showed up excited to play their heart out on the diamond.It's a sport that brings the community together.
  • Changes to Shelby Intersection Congestion Problem

    Changes to Shelby Intersection Congestion Problem

    Wednesday, March 19 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-03-20 02:42:10 GMT
    Shelby city officials and NC Department of Transportation are working together to tackle a traffic issue that's been in the area for more than ten years. Between Marion Street and Cherryville Road is the largest interstate congestion in the city.
    Shelby city officials and NC Department of Transportation are working together to tackle a traffic issue that's been in the area for more than ten years. Between Marion Street and Cherryville Road is the largest interstate congestion in the city.
  • Low Volunteer Numbers Impact Hospice Patients

    Low Volunteer Numbers Impact Hospice Patients

    Thursday, March 13 2014 9:52 PM EDT2014-03-14 01:52:01 GMT
    A lack of volunteers at a local hospice is keeping Bill Stroud and other patients from the social interaction they crave.
    A lack of volunteers at a local hospice is keeping Bill Stroud and other patients from the social interaction they crave.
  • Unsolved Crash Mystery Close to Home

    Unsolved Crash Mystery Close to Home

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-03-13 03:09:02 GMT
    Ken Fortenberry was just six years old when his father went missing after taking a flight departing from San Francisco. The date was November 8, 1957. William Fortenberry was on a pan american airliner, along with 43 others headed toward Honolulu. What happened after is what he has been trying to figure out most of his life. It’s one of few unsolved crashes of American aviation history.
    Ken Fortenberry was just six years old when his father went missing after taking a flight departing from San Francisco. The date was November 8, 1957. William Fortenberry was on a pan american airliner, along with 43 others headed toward Honolulu. What happened after is what he has been trying to figure out most of his life. It’s one of few unsolved crashes of American aviation history.
  • UNCC Muslim Students Request Prayer Space

    UNCC Muslim Students Request Prayer Space

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 11:30 PM EDT2014-03-12 03:30:43 GMT
    UNCC has about thirty registered spiritual organizations on campus. One of them, the Muslim Student Association, is requesting a designated prayer space from the university. The school is saying that is not a priority.
    UNCC has about thirty registered spiritual organizations on campus. One of them, the Muslim Student Association, is requesting a designated prayer space from the university. The school is saying that is not a priority.
  • Vintage Video Games Make Comeback

    Vintage Video Games Make Comeback

    Monday, March 10 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-03-11 02:40:08 GMT
    Retro Reboot is an 80's baby's paradise.
    Retro Reboot is an 80's baby's paradise.

  • Pushed to the Edge by Bullies

    Pushed to the Edge by Bullies

    Thursday, March 6 2014 6:10 PM EST2014-03-06 23:10:29 GMT
    Michael, an 11-year-old from Raleigh, attempted suicide because he was being bullied at his school for liking the character My Little Pony. His mother Theresa brought him to Levine Children's Hospital last week. He is in critical condition with a severe brain injury. His mother remains hopeful that her son will recover, no matter how long it takes.
    Michael, an 11-year-old from Raleigh, attempted suicide because he was being bullied at his school for liking the character My Little Pony. His mother Theresa brought him to Levine Children's Hospital last week. He is in critical condition with a severe brain injury. His mother remains hopeful that her son will recover, no matter how long it takes.
  • Waxhaw Local Wins an Oscar

    Waxhaw Local Wins an Oscar

    Monday, March 3 2014 10:56 PM EST2014-03-04 03:56:40 GMT
    Kristen Anderson-Lopez took home an Oscar for Best Original Song. Her father John Anderson in Waxhaw says he's very proud of his little girl.
    Kristen Anderson-Lopez took home an Oscar for Best Original Song. Her father John Anderson in Waxhaw says he's very proud of his little girl.
  • Inside Look: CMPD Cold Case Review Team

    Inside Look: CMPD Cold Case Review Team

    Thursday, February 27 2014 11:01 PM EST2014-02-28 04:01:59 GMT
    The CMPD Cold Case Unit has a review team made up of volunteers. They work long hours to help solve cases. So far, the team has reviewed 135 homicide cases, cleared 38and made 23 arrests.
    The CMPD Cold Case Unit has a review team made up of volunteers. They work long hours to help solve cases. So far, the team has reviewed 135 homicide cases, cleared 38and made 23 arrests.
  • Charlotte Woman Traces Family History

    Charlotte Woman Traces Family History

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 10:54 PM EST2014-02-27 03:54:49 GMT
    A local woman in Charlotte used genetic geneology to track back her family heritage. The results she found was shocking and life changing.
    A local woman in Charlotte used genetic geneology to track back her family heritage. The results she found was shocking and life changing.
  • CMS: No Make Up For Feb. 13-14

    CMS: No Make Up For Feb. 13-14

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 11:38 PM EST2014-02-26 04:38:23 GMT
    The final recommendation for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School systems is to not require make up days for Feb 13-14.
    The final recommendation for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School systems is to not require make up days for Feb 13-14.
  • Missing Road Signs In Lincoln County

    Missing Road Signs In Lincoln County

    Saturday, February 22 2014 12:43 AM EST2014-02-22 05:43:38 GMT
    If you're looking for a sign in Lincoln County, there's a chance you won't see one. The county is experiencing a rash of road sign thefts.
    If you're looking for a sign in Lincoln County, there's a chance you won't see one. The county is experiencing a rash of road sign thefts.
  • Cold Case Files: Victim Shot In Driveway In 2008

    Cold Case Files: Victim Shot In Driveway In 2008

    Thursday, February 20 2014 10:35 PM EST2014-02-21 03:35:33 GMT
    The victim was hit multiple times in the driveway in June 2008.
    The victim was hit multiple times in the driveway in June 2008.
  • Southern Spring Home and Garden Show Starts This Weekend

    Southern Spring Home and Garden Show Starts This Weekend

    Thursday, February 20 2014 8:51 PM EST2014-02-21 01:51:59 GMT
    The event will be February 21-23, and Feb 28 – March 2.
    The event will be February 21-23, and Feb 28 – March 2.
  • Flu Fears Ban Kids From Hospital

    Flu Fears Ban Kids From Hospital

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 10:25 PM EST2014-02-19 03:25:04 GMT
    A local hospital is banning children under the age of 13 from visiting patients because they could be carriers of the illness.
    A local hospital is banning children under the age of 13 from visiting patients because they could be carriers of the illness.
  • Protesters Compare Rowan County Animal Gassing To Nazis

    Protesters Compare Rowan County Animal Gassing To Nazis

    Monday, February 17 2014 11:09 PM EST2014-02-18 04:09:47 GMT
    Protesters didn't hold any punches in criticism of Rowan County's animal euthanization methods.
    Protesters didn't hold any punches in criticism of Rowan County's animal euthanization methods.
  • Former Football Player Joins NASCAR Pit Crew

    Former Football Player Joins NASCAR Pit Crew

    Saturday, February 15 2014 2:07 PM EST2014-02-15 19:07:21 GMT
    Ricky Rozier has been playing football most of his life. After his dreams of being in the NFL came to an end, it wasn’t over for him. He still craved the competition drive. That inspired him to try out to be on Kurt Busch’s pit crew.
    Ricky Rozier has been playing football most of his life. After his dreams of being in the NFL came to an end, it wasn’t over for him. He still craved the competition drive. That inspired him to try out to be on Kurt Busch’s pit crew.
  • University Area Reacts To Snow

    University Area Reacts To Snow

    Thursday, February 13 2014 11:07 PM EST2014-02-14 04:07:29 GMT
    This major winter weather event has been accumulating all day and the snow finally stopped. The conditions on the road are not the safest. People in the University Area were stuck without a car due to the lack of plow machines to clear their neighborhoods.
    This major winter weather event has been accumulating all day and the snow finally stopped. The conditions on the road are not the safest. People in the University Area were stuck without a car due to the lack of plow machines to clear their neighborhoods.
  • Local Business Works Through The Snow

    Local Business Works Through The Snow

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 10:41 PM EST2014-02-13 03:41:03 GMT
    Many restaurants and stores closed on Wednesday due to the winter weather conditions. But one Charlotte pizzeria took advantage of the bad weather.
    Many restaurants and stores closed on Wednesday due to the winter weather conditions. But one Charlotte pizzeria took advantage of the bad weather.
  • NC DOT Bracing For Impending Winter Event

    NC DOT Bracing For Impending Winter Event

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 9:12 PM EST2014-02-12 02:12:55 GMT
    Preparations for Wednesday's storm began early Tuesday morning.
    Preparations for Wednesday's storm began early Tuesday morning.
  • Davidson Fire Department Running On Fumes

    Davidson Fire Department Running On Fumes

    Monday, February 10 2014 10:33 PM EST2014-02-11 03:33:14 GMT
    A lack of resources is making it difficult for the Davidson Fire Department to do its job.
    A lack of resources is making it difficult for the Davidson Fire Department to do its job.
  • National Teen Dating Violence Month

    National Teen Dating Violence Month

    Saturday, February 8 2014 3:59 PM EST2014-02-08 20:59:23 GMT
    Harding University High School is bringing awareness to National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. CMPD’s Domestic Violence Unit collaborated with the student leaders to bring awareness to teen dating violence.
    Harding University High School is bringing awareness to National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month. CMPD’s Domestic Violence Unit collaborated with the student leaders to bring awareness to teen dating violence.
  • Super Bowl Bittersweet For Panthers Fans

    Super Bowl Bittersweet For Panthers Fans

    Sunday, February 2 2014 11:07 PM EST2014-02-03 04:07:10 GMT
    Many Panthers fans watched Super Bowl XLVIII with thoughts of what might have been.
    Many Panthers fans watched Super Bowl XLVIII with thoughts of what might have been.
  • Statesville Shelter Extending Hand Up To Homeless

    Statesville Shelter Extending Hand Up To Homeless

    Thursday, January 23 2014 12:28 AM EST2014-01-23 05:28:34 GMT
    Fifth Street Ministries in Statesville is hoping to help ease the burden on those without homes.
    Fifth Street Ministries in Statesville is hoping to help ease the burden on those without homes.
  • Dilworth Hotel Proposal

    Dilworth Hotel Proposal

    Tuesday, January 21 2014 11:23 PM EST2014-01-22 04:23:23 GMT
    Between Worthington and Cleveland Ave in Dilworth is a proposal that has this neighborhood talking. A proposal to build a six-story hotel in this residential area. To do that, the developer would need to change the zoning and that's what was brought before the Charlotte-Mecklenburg City Council Tuesday night.
    Between Worthington and Cleveland Ave in Dilworth is a proposal that has this neighborhood talking. A proposal to build a six-story hotel in this residential area. To do that, the developer would need to change the zoning and that's what was brought before the Charlotte-Mecklenburg City Council Tuesday night.
  • Behind The Scenes With Charlotte's Cold Case Unit

    Behind The Scenes With Charlotte's Cold Case Unit

    Monday, January 13 2014 10:58 PM EST2014-01-14 03:58:39 GMT
    Detective David Phillips with the CMPD Cold Case Unit says that since the unit started in 2003, they have reviewed 134 cases, cleared 38, made 23 arrests associated with those cases.
    Detective David Phillips with the CMPD Cold Case Unit says that since the unit started in 2003, they have reviewed 134 cases, cleared 38, made 23 arrests associated with those cases.
  • Blood Is Running Thin In The Carolinas

    Blood Is Running Thin In The Carolinas

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 10:13 PM EST2014-02-06 03:13:40 GMT
    The Red Cross says the recent winter weather across the country has left it in desperate need of blood. Now they are short 25 thousand units of blood. Two thousand of those units are needed in the Carolinas. The pain of the needle is nothing compared to the pain a person feels when they're options become limited.
    The Red Cross says the recent winter weather across the country has left it in desperate need of blood. Now they are short 25 thousand units of blood. Two thousand of those units are needed in the Carolinas. The pain of the needle is nothing compared to the pain a person feels when they're options become limited.
  • American Flag Drive In Salisbury

    American Flag Drive In Salisbury

    Thursday, February 6 2014 10:56 PM EST2014-02-07 03:56:59 GMT
    Powles Funeral Home and Carolina Cremation in Salisbury are collaborating with Uncle Buck’s All American Pub and Grill for an American flag drive. Collecting the flags will help pay a final tribute to local veterans in the area.
    Powles Funeral Home and Carolina Cremation in Salisbury are collaborating with Uncle Buck’s All American Pub and Grill for an American flag drive. Collecting the flags will help pay a final tribute to local veterans in the area.
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