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  1. Police: Suspect who fired at officers at mall hurt in fallRead the original story

    Monday Jan 25 | WLOS

    Police in Gastonia say a man who fired a shot at police trying to arrest him at a shopping mall fell 25 feet to the ground after jumping over a retaining wall. Sgt. Keith McCabe said officers went to Eastridge Mall after someone reported seeing their stolen car there.


  2. Gaston County Sheriff, Chief Deputy injured in car wreckRead the original story

    Friday Jan 15 | WLOS

    Gaston County Sheriff Alan Cloninger is expected to recover after authorities say his unmarked patrol cruiser was rear-ended by a woman who's suspected of having been a drunk driver. Cloninger tells WBTV-TV that he suffered a minor concussion Thursday afternoon when his car was struck while he was stopped at a red light on Gastonia-Bessemer City Highway, near Interstate 85. Chief Deputy Kim Johnson, who was also in the car, says she sprained her shoulder.


  3. North Carolina GOP backs Woodhouse, stop Lewis complaintRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | WLOS

    North Carolina Republican activists have stopped an effort to try to remove a key legislator from a national party office. They've also backed the state GOP's new executive director.


  4. Motorist charged in hit-and-run death of 21-month-old girlRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | WLOS

    Police in Gastonia say a woman is facing charges in the hit-and-run death of a 21-month-old girl. A statement from police on Friday said 46-year-old Donna Jane Hayes is charged with felony hit and run and misdemeanor death.


  5. N Carolina governor's candidate Spaulding touring GastoniaRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | WLOS

    A candidate for North Carolina governor is trying to attract voters west of Charlotte ahead of the March primary in 10 weeks. Durham attorney Ken Spaulding planned to visit Gastonia on Tuesday.


  6. Warnings, watches cancelled as NC rains taper offRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | WLOS

    Forecasters say showers are beginning to taper off in North Carolina after earlier heavy rains prompted the opening of emergency shelters and some evacuations. Early Thursday, the National Weather Service said light rain would continue in parts of central North Carolina but that a flood watch for the area had been cancelled.


  7. Severe weather in Carolinas forces some from homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | WLOS

    Moderate to heavy rain on what is already saturated ground will cause more flooding near and along creeks, streams and rivers, as well as low-lying spots. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Flash floods in the Carolinas have prompted the opening of an emergency shelter and the evacuation of some homes with the help of firefighters.


  8. Intruder shot in Gaston County home invasionRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | WLOS

    Multiple media outlets reported that someone broke into a home around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and confronted the homeowner with a gun. During the struggle, a shot was fired.


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

    Nov 17, 2015 | 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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.


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