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Mint Hill mom searches for motorcycle-riding stranger who saved choking son
A Mint Hill mom says a stranger is to thank for saving her little boy.
Published June 14, 2019 at 11:38 PM
Salisbury teen invents special bra for women after breast surgery
A teen in Salisbury is working to make life less painful for women battling breast cancer.
Published June 8, 2019 at 12:28 AM
Charlotte barbershop raises funds to pay off EMHS seniors’ school fees, so they can graduate
The barbershop owner learned 14 seniors there had unpaid fees with the school – a total of $4,500, which, per CMS policy, prevents all 14 from graduating.
Published May 28, 2019 at 11:15 PM
10-year-old Alexander Co. boy bitten by venomous snake
Thursday night, a 10-year-old Alexander County boy was bitten by a poisonous snake outside his home – a Copperhead.
Published May 24, 2019 at 11:34 PM
North Carolina class teaches kids as young as six how to use guns
The children spend four hours, both in classroom time, and shooting.
Published May 21, 2019 at 1:24 AM
Police: NC man accused of locking young girls in basement, treating one as sex slave
Cleveland County Court documents state a man kept two girls under 15-years-old in a basement and sexually assaulted one of the girls for over a month.
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Published March 26, 2019 at 4:23 PM
New NC bill could allow more children to use CBD oils
Right now, a small group of children in North Carolina can use CBD legally. A newly reintroduced bill aims to make that group much broader.
Published March 13, 2019 at 11:26 PM
Experts say hole under Charlotte couple’s home likely old mine shaft to gold
The city skyline view from Ashley Weidner’s back porch is her dream. But now, a large hole inside the home's basement has become somewhat of a nightmare.
Published February 21, 2019 at 11:39 PM
New ban on bump stocks to require owners to return product in 90 days
Federal regulation came down Tuesday - a ban on bump stocks, more than a year after someone used them to fire rounds into a Las Vegas concert crowd, killing 58 people.
Published December 18, 2018 at 11:47 PM
UNCC staff says figure hanging from noose on campus part of class project
UNC Charlotte is looking into an incident where a figure hanging from a noose was spotted on campus.
Published December 11, 2018 at 11:49 PM
“Our tears are your tears.” Maddox Ritch’s family thanks community at visitation
Due to the outpouring of support from the community, two visitation locations are being set up for Maddox - one at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home in Huntersville and another at Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home in Gastonia.
Published October 4, 2018 at 10:10 PM
Soldier returns from Florence relief, finds house ransacked
National Guardsman Luis Ocampo was working in New Bern for 10 days, assisting with Hurricane Florence relief, where he only got a few hours of sleep per night.
Published September 22, 2018 at 1:02 AM
New ordinance could ban drinking at public boat landings
Authorities: 3 taken to hospital following crash in Awendaw area
Live 5 Web Staff
Berkeley Co. special election Tuesday set to fill late councilman’s seat
Live 5 Web Staff
RiverDogs Rolled by Braves in Series Opener
Lowcountry MLB MiLB Update (6/24)