• Report: Dad punches coach after softball player mocks teen’s cancer posted 2 hours ago

    Report: Dad punches coach after softball player mocks teen's cancer

    SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Rowan County man is facing charges after police say he was involved in a fight at a softball game after someone mocked his daughter’s cancer. Posted: Jul 28, 2014 12:20 PM EST Updated: Jul 28, 2014 12:20 PM EST By Chris Dyches – email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Rowan […]

  • Rowan Co. Sheriff cancels Erica Parsons presser slated for today posted 2 hours ago

    Rowan Co. Sheriff cancels Erica Parsons presser slated for today

    Posted: Jul 29, 2014 7:00 AM EST Updated: Jul 29, 2014 8:37 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A scheduled update on the case of missing teenager Erica Parsons has been canceled by the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office. MORE  Brother of missing teen, Erica Parsons, sorry investigation ‘got […]

  • Two charged in car break-ins, and for stealing puppies posted 16 hours ago

    SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) –   Posted: Jul 28, 2014 3:09 PM EST Updated: Jul 28, 2014 3:18 PM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email Two teens have been charged with multiple break-ins in the south Rowan area, and one of the cases involves puppies being stolen. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office began investigating […]

  • Sheriff to hold press conference on Erica Parsons case posted 16 hours ago

    Sheriff to hold press conference on Erica Parsons case

    Posted: Jul 28, 2014 7:11 AM EST Updated: Jul 28, 2014 7:12 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Rowan County Sheriff Kevin Auten is holding a press conference on Tuesday to take questions from reporters on the case of Erica Parsons. Parsons, 15, was reported missing from her […]

  • Deputies: Duo arrested on drug charges after trying to run from traffic stop posted 16 hours ago

    Deputies: Duo arrested on drug charges after trying to run from traffic stop

    Mathew Walter Robertson, 28                               Brandon Keith Moody, 32 Posted: Jul 28, 2014 4:33 PM EST Updated: Jul 28, 2014 4:33 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Two men were arrested after on drug charges after they tried to run from their vehicle when deputies pulled them over, according […]

  • Man targeted in house shooting now faces weapons charges posted 2 days ago

    Man targeted in house shooting now faces weapons charges

    Posted: Jul 26, 2014 7:34 AM EST Updated: Jul 26, 2014 11:03 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – One of six people who survived being inside a Salisbury home that was shot nine times last week is now facing weapons charges. Salisbury police arrested Alex Lynch after searching […]

  • Man’s elusive move to avoid checkpoint ends with drug charges posted 4 days ago

    Man's elusive move to avoid checkpoint ends with drug charges

    Posted: Jul 25, 2014 10:15 AM EST Updated: Jul 25, 2014 10:19 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Police say a Salisbury man made it a little too obvious that he was trying to avoid a traffic checkpoint that police had set up Thursday night at the intersection […]

  • Moped Fatality Driver still Unidentified posted 4 days ago

    Moped Fatality Driver still Unidentified

        Posted: Jul 25, 2014 10:27 AM EST Updated: Jul 25, 2014 10:29 AM EST By David Whisenant – bio | email SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – The Highway Patrol is requesting help to identify the man who was killed in a traffic accident on Highway 70 west of Salisbury Thursday night. Trooper S.L. Herrin […]

  • Teacher, scout leader faces new charges after 4th sex abuse victim comes forward, officials say posted 4 days ago

    Teacher, scout leader faces new charges after 4th sex abuse victim comes forward, officials say

    Posted: Jul 24, 2014 4:09 PM EST Updated: Jul 24, 2014 4:56 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff – email CHINA GROVE, NC (WBTV) – A Rowan County teacher and scout leader is facing new child sex charges after a fourth alleged victim came forward, according to investigators. Jim Barringer III, 51, was arrested on July 16 and […]

  • Breaking News – Salisbury posted 4 days ago

    Breaking News - Salisbury

    Warrants: Former teacher, Boy Scout leader admitted to touching boys ‘to make them feel good’   Search warrants released Friday in Rowan County show that a popular former teacher, coach and Scoutmaster admitted to investigators that he had molested young boys on Boy Scout camping trips and at a church sleepover.