• Child released from hospital after falling from parade float in Rowan Co posted 4 hours ago

    Posted: Nov 25, 2014 5:27 PM EST Updated: Nov 26, 2014 10:03 AM EST By WBTV Web Staff CHINA GROVE, NC (WBTV) – A young boy was released from the hospital after he fell off a parade float in Rowan County on Tuesday. The incident happened on the 500 block of South Main Street during […]

  • Convicted murderer arrested for drug trafficking posted 4 hours ago

    Convicted murderer arrested for drug trafficking

      Posted: Nov 26, 2014 2:56 PM EST Updated: Nov 26, 2014 3:48 PM EST By WBTV Web Staff SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A convicted murderer was arrested Friday on drug trafficking charges in Salisbury. Police say Henry Herman Blankenship was arrested on South Main Street after selling 150 pills of oxycodone to an undercover […]

  • Woman charged for identity theft, drug conspiracy posted 4 hours ago

    Woman charged for identity theft, drug conspiracy

    Posted: Nov 26, 2014 4:31 PM EST Updated: Nov 26, 2014 4:31 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A tax preparer working in Kannapolis has now been jailed on charges of identity theft and drug conspiracy.On Wednesday, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Kannapolis Police Department, arrested Sherry Ann (Shinn) […]

  • Daughter charged with neglecting elderly mother after stroke posted 2 days ago

    Daughter charged with neglecting elderly mother after stroke

        Posted: Nov 25, 2014 12:25 PM EST Updated: Nov 25, 2014 3:54 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – A Salisbury woman has been charged with the neglect of her own mother after the woman suffered a stroke but did not receive care for several days, according to police. “I didn’t […]

  • Child taken to hospital after falling from parade float in Rowan Co Posted: Nov 25, 2014 5:27 PM EST Updated: Nov 25, 2014 5:27 PM EST posted 2 days ago

    Child taken to hospital after falling from parade float in Rowan Co Posted: Nov 25, 2014 5:27 PM EST Updated: Nov 25, 2014 5:27 PM EST

    By WBTV Web Staff CHINA GROVE, NC (WBTV) – A child was taken to the hospital after falling off a parade float in Rowan County Tuesday. The incident happened on the 500 block of South Main Street during the Southern Rowan Christmas Parade in China Grove just after 5 p.m. Officials said the child, whose […]

  • Sheriff: Man wanted, accused of physical abuse of two month old arrested in Swannanoa posted 3 days ago

    Sheriff: Man wanted, accused of physical abuse of two month old arrested in Swannanoa

    Posted: Nov 21, 2014 9:21 PM EST Updated: Nov 24, 2014 2:39 PM EST          By David Whisenant  SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Investigators in Rowan County have now arrested the  man accused of abusing a two month old child. Last month the Rowan Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division and the Department of Social Services began an investigation […]

  • Empty Stocking Fund provides help in Cabarrus and Rowan posted 3 days ago

    Empty Stocking Fund provides help in Cabarrus and Rowan

      Posted: Nov 24, 2014 7:47 AM EST Updated: Nov 24, 2014 7:47 AM EST KANNAPOLIS, NC (WBTV) – Each winter, families in our community struggle to heat their homes and provide Christmas gifts for their children. For more than 70 years, the Empty Stocking Fund has helped ease some of that struggle. Organized by […]

  • Duke denies Rowan Co. community’s water tainted by coal ash posted 3 days ago

    Duke denies Rowan Co. community's water tainted by coal ash

        Posted: Nov 20, 2014 2:49 PM EST Updated: Nov 24, 2014 12:01 AM EST by Jonathan Rodriguez, WNCN News DUKEVILLE, N.C. – Call it simple southern hospitality. If you come to visit the Thomases, you’re going to get offered something to drink. But a glass of water won’t be coming from their tap. […]

  • North Rowan High School student’s car stolen from school parking lot posted 3 days ago

    Posted: Nov 23, 2014 8:00 PM EST Updated: Nov 24, 2014 6:26 AM EST By Astrid Martinez ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – A North Rowan High School senior says his car was stolen from the school’s parking lot. Luke Miller waited his whole young life for this moment “Once I started having my license and […]

  • Sheriff: Man wanted, accused of physical abuse of two month old posted 5 days ago

    Sheriff: Man wanted, accused of physical abuse of two month old

            Posted: Nov 21, 2014 9:21 PM EST Updated: Nov 21, 2014 9:24 PM EST By David Whisenant SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) – Investigators in Rowan County are searching for man accused of abusing a two month old child. Last month the Rowan Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division and the Department of Social Services […]