• Man taken into custody after chase, standoff on I-77 posted 6 hours ago

    Man taken into custody after chase, standoff on I-77

    Posted: Jul 31, 2014 4:48 PM EST Updated: Jul 31, 2014 7:29 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email IREDELL COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – A man was taken into custody Thursday after a chase that ended with a standoff on I-77 in Iredell County. The incident happened after a reported chase involving a dump truck […]

  • “Known runner” makes a run for it, doesn’t get far posted 6 hours ago

    "Known runner" makes a run for it, doesn't get far

    Posted: Jul 31, 2014 1:19 PM EST Updated: Jul 31, 2014 1:20 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A man with a criminal history who police say is a “known runner” when it appears he’s about to get caught, didn’t get away this time, according to a report […]

  • Jamie Parsons on parents’ arrest: ‘Momma knew they were coming’ posted 14 hours ago

    Jamie Parsons on parents' arrest: 'Momma knew they were coming'

      Posted: Jul 30, 2014 9:48 AM EST Updated: Jul 30, 2014 10:33 PM EST By Chris Dyches – email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The adoptive parents of Erica Parsons appeared before a federal judge on Wednesday afternoon, hours after they were arrested on dozens of fraud charges. Casey and Sandy Parsons were arrested at […]

  • A big honor for Catawba College from Forbes posted 14 hours ago

    A big honor for Catawba College from Forbes

      Posted: Jul 31, 2014 7:25 AM EST Updated: Jul 31, 2014 7:26 AM EST SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – For the fourth consecutive year, Catawba College is included in Forbes’ “America’s Top Colleges,” according to a press release provided to WBTV. Catawba is one of only 20 North Carolina public and private institutions included in […]

  • Rockwell man sentenced to life in prison, other local men also sentenced posted 14 hours ago

    Rockwell man sentenced to life in prison, other local men also sentenced

    Posted: Jul 31, 2014 7:18 AM EST Updated: Jul 31, 2014 7:18 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Rockwell man will serve life in prison on drug charges after being sentenced in federal court.  Several other local men were also sentenced, according to a press release provided […]

  • Investigators increase reward in Erica Parsons case posted 1 day ago

    Investigators increase reward in Erica Parsons case

    Posted: Jul 30, 2014 4:11 PM EST Updated: Jul 30, 2014 4:11 PM EST By Chris Dyches – email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A year after a Rowan County teenager was reported missing by her brother, investigators say the reward for information has been increased. Wednesday afternoon the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office announced that the […]

  • Parents of Erica Parsons get $25K bond, attorneys after fraud arrest posted 1 day ago

    Posted: Jul 30, 2014 9:48 AM EST Updated: Jul 30, 2014 4:00 PM EST By Chris Dyches – email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The adoptive parents of Erica Parsons appeared before a federal judge on Wednesday afternoon, hours after they were arrested on dozens of fraud charges. Casey and Sandy Parsons were arrested at their […]

  • State officials: Patient at Charlotte hospital did not have Ebola posted 1 day ago

    State officials: Patient at Charlotte hospital did not have Ebola

    Posted: Jul 30, 2014 11:24 AM EST Updated: Jul 30, 2014 2:56 PM EST By Chris Dyches – email CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A section of the emergency room at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte is back open after temporarily being blocked while a patient was being tested.  State officials have said that person did […]

  • Officials: Suspicious package found at Charlotte airport posted 1 day ago

    Officials: Suspicious package found at Charlotte airport

    Posted: Jul 30, 2014 2:49 PM EST Updated: Jul 30, 2014 3:49 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Emergency crews responded to Charlotte-Douglas Airport on Wednesday after a suspicious package was found. The package was found just before 2 p.m. in a secured baggage processing area and was removed for inspection, […]

  • Emergency room of Charlotte hospital fully reopens after patient tested posted 2 days ago

    Emergency room of Charlotte hospital fully reopens after patient tested

       Posted: Jul 30, 2014 11:24 AM EST Updated: Jul 30, 2014 12:17 PM EST By Chris Dyches – email CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A section of the emergency room at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte is back open after temporarily being blocked while a patient was being tested. According to officials, a patient arrived […]