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  1. Man flees North Carolina court during statutory rape trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WLOS

    Localized heavy amounts of rain could cause flash flooding. Be prepared to move to higher ground if a Flash Flood Warning is issued for your location or area.


  2. North Carolina Senate gives initial OK to $2B bond proposalRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2015 | WLOS

    What's being billed as a consensus $2 billion borrowing proposal between North Carolina legislative leaders has received strong initial support from the Senate. Senators voted 46-2 Wednesday for the debt package, in which nearly $1.3 billion would be set aside for construction on 14 University of North Carolina campuses and for all community colleges.


  3. Senate OKs updated $2B bond package with March referendumRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | WLOS

    An updated $2 billion bond proposal would allocate more proceeds to University of North Carolina projects and parks but slightly less to community colleges and infrastructure loans. The measure approved Tuesday evening by the Senate Finance Committee also would hold the statewide referendum on the borrowing in March, in keeping with the date the House sought.


  4. Teen dies after being kicked in head by her father's horseRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2015 | WLOS

    A 15-year-old North Carolina girl has died after being kicked in the head by her father's horse over the weekend. Officials with Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte told local news outlets that Destiny Stafford died early Monday from the injuries suffered in the Saturday accident.


  5. Man shot to death at Gastonia barRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | WLOS

    Thirty-three-year-old Corrie Derel Odems has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder. He's being held in the Gaston County jail.


  6. Private-school voucher program on hold for NC Supreme CourtRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | WLOS

    A program that uses taxpayer money for private and religious school tuition faces a second straight year of uncertainty until North Carolina's Supreme Court decides whether it's legal. The Supreme Court on Thursday did not include its decision on whether the voucher program can continue.


  7. North Carolina GOP elects 1st black chairmanRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | WLOS

    The North Carolina Republican Party has elected its first black chairman in an upset victory over the candidate backed by Gov. Pat McCrory and other top leaders in the GOP establishment. Hasan Harnett of Cabarrus County won Saturday's vote of Republican activists over Craig Collins of Gastonia.


  8. Speeches, chairman's election on tap for NC Gop conventionRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2015 | WLOS

    Gov. Pat McCrory is on the ballot next year, and he'll seek to energize their Republican base heading into 2016 at the North Carolina GOP convention. Party business Saturday also includes picking a successor to Chairman Claude Pope.


  9. Gaston train service deal signed; passenger service possibleRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | WLOS

    The North Carolina Board of Transportation has formally approved a lease agreement for rail service on the agency's Piedmont & Northern rail corridor in Gaston County. The Charlotte Observer reported that under terms of the agreement, Iowa Pacific's Piedmont Railway subsidiary will operate, maintain and market freight service on the 13-mile rail line serving Mount Holly, Belmont, Ranlo, Lowell and Gastonia.


  10. Page with offensive word removed from Gaston school yearbookRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | WLOS

    School administrators have removed a page containing an offensive song title from the yearbook for the Highland School of Technology in Gastonia. The Gaston Gazette reported that the racially-charged word in the social media feature section of the yearbook prompted the decision to remove the page.


  11. 3 dead in Gaston County shootingsRead the original story

    May 19, 2015 | WLOS

    The man and woman shot at the home died at the scene. The man suspected of shooting them died at a Gastonia hospital several hours later.


  12. Police say woman planted cricket in food to get free mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | WLOS

    Take shelter inside a sturdy building. Storms capable of damaging wind and hail.


  13. Fake GoFundMe accounts rob family trying bury 4-year-old sonRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | WLOS

    The grieving family of a 4-year-old North Carolina boy who drowned says fake fundraising accounts have robbed them of money to bury him. WCNC-TV reports Austin West drowned April 4 in a pool in Gastonia.


  14. NC high school athletic director accused of sex with studentRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | WLOS

    Gaston County police told local media outlets that 34-year-old Brandon Samuel Scott of Gastonia was arrested Monday and charged with taking indecent liberties with a student. It was not clear if he has an attorney to comment on the charge.


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