• Officials: Charlotte Fire Captain resigns, admitted stealing meds from patient during call posted 19 hours ago

    Officials: Charlotte Fire Captain resigns, admitted stealing meds from patient during call

    Posted: Aug 29, 2014 3:18 PM EST Updated: Aug 29, 2014 4:47 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A Captain with the Charlotte Fire Department was arrested on Friday after police say he stole prescription drugs from a patient while assisting Medic with a call. Charlie David Morris Jr, […]

  • Man found hiding in Charlotte home months after escaping Salisbury Police posted 20 hours ago

    Man found hiding in Charlotte home months after escaping Salisbury Police

    Posted: Aug 29, 2014 12:43 PM EST Updated: Aug 29, 2014 12:43 PM EST By Chris Dyches – email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – One of Rowan County’s Most Wanted was arrested in Charlotte nearly two months after he jumped the fence at the magistrate’s office in Salisbury and ran. Jameel Kenneth Stephens-Maddox, 21, was found […]

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        CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV)  In February we began investigating CBD oils, a strain of medical marijuana shown to have great results with people battling epilepsy. In early July, Governor Pat McCrory signed a bill making the medicine legal in North Carolina. The bill becomes law October 1st. A month out from that deadline, we’ve […]

  • Veteran reunited with soldier he saved in Afghanistan at Salisbury VA posted 2 days ago

    Veteran reunited with soldier he saved in Afghanistan at Salisbury VA

            Posted: Aug 28, 2014 7:56 AM EST Updated: Aug 28, 2014 7:56 AM EST -Salisbury, NC (WBTV) – The following story was written by Cameran Richardson for the American Legion website as part of the 96th Annual Convention going on this week in Charlotte.  This story deals with an unexpected reunion […]

  • Man jumps into woman’s car, makes her drive, steals her money but gives her $5 for gas posted 2 days ago

    Man jumps into woman's car, makes her drive, steals her money but gives her $5 for gas

    Posted: Aug 28, 2014 9:39 AM EST Updated: Aug 28, 2014 10:12 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A local woman, four months pregnant, was traumatized when a man ran into traffic on Statesville Boulevard Wednesday night, jumped into her car and made her drive away. “It really […]

  • Former Concord youth pastor sent to prison for molesting boys in his care posted 2 days ago

    Former Concord youth pastor sent to prison for molesting boys in his care

    Posted: Aug 28, 2014 5:56 PM EST Updated: Aug 28, 2014 5:56 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email CONCORD, NC (WBTV) – A former youth pastor in Charlotte and Concord pleaded guilty today to taking indecent liberties with young boys who were in his care. Judge Erwin Spainhour sentenced Bobby Price to […]

  • Novant Health Rowan Medical now a teaching hospital posted 2 days ago

    Novant Health Rowan Medical now a teaching hospital

    Posted: Aug 28, 2014 7:00 AM EST Updated: Aug 28, 2014 7:00 AM EST  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) Novant Health Rowan Medical Center and Campbell University’s Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine announced today an agreement that will establish Rowan Medical Center as a teaching hospital for the school’s medical students. The clinical partnership will […]

  • FIRE & EMERGENCY TRAINING FACILITY HOLDS FIRST TRAINING posted 3 days ago

    FIRE & EMERGENCY TRAINING FACILITY HOLDS FIRST TRAINING

        Wednesday, August 27, 2014 SALISBURY, N.C. — Fires are burning at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College – but it’s nothing to worry about, it’s just the College’s new Fire & Emergency Training Facility in action. Earlier this summer, the facility held its first training with approximately sixty firefighters from Rowan and Cabarrus counties. The first […]

  • Reporter Notebook: remembering “Big D” posted 3 days ago

    Reporter Notebook: remembering "Big D"

    Posted: Aug 27, 2014 7:51 AM EST Updated: Aug 27, 2014 8:14 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – I didn’t know Darrell “Big D” Misenheimer as well as many in the community, but when I heard that he died in a single vehicle accident on Sherrills Ford Road […]

  • Convicted felon in Gold Hill now faces drugs, weapons charges posted 3 days ago

    Convicted felon in Gold Hill now faces drugs, weapons charges

      Posted: Aug 27, 2014 7:24 AM EST Updated: Aug 27, 2014 7:30 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A convicted felon living in Gold Hill now faces new charges for weapons and drugs, and had a loaded gun in his easy chair when approached by deputies, according […]