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  1. Condition improving for woman injured in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WSOCTV

    It is truly a day of thanks for Peggy Chapman. Two days ago, her 85-year-old grandmother survived at her Gastonia home.

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  2. Neighbor runs into burning home, rescues womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WSOCTV

    Neighbors said they tried to rescue a woman from her burning home this afternoon in Gastonia. That woman is being treated at a burn center Tuesday night.

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  3. 75-year-old grandmother thwarts would-be robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WSOCTV

    When Nancy Stowe saw robbers beating her grandson and son at the gas station, she jumped into action, just as she had many times before. The 75-year-old woman is being credited for scaring the robbers off before they could do additional damage during an attempted robbery that happened Thursday night outside a gas station off Highway 321 in south Gastonia.

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  4. 75-year-old grandmother chases off would-be robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | WSOCTV

    When Nancy Stowe saw robbers beat her grandson and son, she jumped into action. "I said 'Leave and I mean right now,'" Nancy told Channel 9. The 75-year-old woman is being credited for scaring the robbers off before they could do additional damage.

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  5. Gastonia company fined $50K for safety issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WSOCTV

    A Gastonia company has been fined more than $50,000 after an employee was killed earlier this year. Officials said Powder Coating Services on Shannon Bradley Road had several safety issues that put employees at risk.

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  6. Death of student prompts community to push for crosswalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | WSOCTV

    There's a new push to protect other children days after a middle school student was hit and killed outside his Gastonia school. Community members created a petition to build a crosswalk at New Hope Road and North Avenue.

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  7. Gastonia woman uses Facebook to track down thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | WSOCTV

    Video from a security camera shows a man going to Charlotte Cline's car on South Weldon Street and walking away with her purse.

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  8. Witnesses describe tragic Gastonia wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Gastonia police are still investigating a serious crash after a 74-year-old woman died days later. The other driver involved is accused of driving through a stop sign on Saturday.

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  9. Police: Armed and dangerous man spotted in GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Police said a wanted man considered armed and dangerous was spotted in Gastonia. Harry Allison is wanted for a shooting in Clover and is accused of attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

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  10. Gaston Co. man arrested, charged in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Law enforcement officials in Gaston County arrested a man they said was suspected of being involved in a child porn case Thursday morning. The FBI, Gastonia police and Mount Holly police executed a search warrant at an apartment on Belmont-Mount Holly Road and after completing their search arrested 39-year-old Jason Clemmer.

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  11. Motorcyclist suffers severe injures in rear-end collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WSOCTV

    A motorcycle struck the rear end of a vehicle Wednesday at about 6:20 p.m. on South York Road near Bush Street in Gastonia, according to police. The driver of the motorcycle, Dennis Vernon Conner, 50, was ejected from his motorcycle after striking the 2014 Toyota Corolla driven by Ricky Rankin, 36, of Gastonia, who was stopped making a left turn onto Bush Street, police said.

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  12. Water to be shut off at Gastonia apartment complex for outstanding billRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Residents have three weeks before the city turns off the water at their Gastonia apartment complex. City officials said the Beaver Brook Apartment Complex on Sims Circle hasn't paid the bill in weeks.

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  13. Officials: Man makes death threat in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | WSOCTV

    A man on trial on domestic abuse charges was arrested when police said he whispered a death threat to his accuser in the courtroom. The victim said Tyrone Smith said he would kill her if she didn't walk out of court.

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  14. Dispatchers: Woman holds gunman at bay until police arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Gaston County dispatchers said a 69-year old woman's brave actions may have saved her life as she secretly called 911 when she came face-to-face with a suspected gunman in her home. Police said the woman's neighbor came into her Gastonia home and held her at gunpoint.

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  15. Officer stuck with needle during drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | WSOCTV

    A man is facing several charges, including assault on a government official, after a Gastonia police officer was stuck with a hypodermic drug needle that was in the man's pocket. The officer was patting down Joseph Wilson during a drug arrest at a fast-food restaurant Sunday night.

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  16. Gastonia school on lockdown as police search for man spotted stealing from mailboxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | WSOCTV

    An elementary school in Gastonia was placed on lockdown while police searched for a man they said was spotted stealing items from mailboxes in the area before running away from officers. Gastonia police spotted the man before 11 a.m. near Chapel Grove Road and said they saw him removing things from mailboxes.

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  17. Investigators: Cat caused fire that gutted Gastonia homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Firefighters said a cat is to blame for a fire that gutted a home in Gastonia early Thursday morning. Crews were called to a house in the 400 block of North Modena Street shortly before 5 a.m. Nobody was hurt in the fire and officials don't believe anyone was home when it started, but said a cat knocked over a candle, starting the blaze.

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  18. Police investigating 2 home invasions, robbery in GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Michael Weaver said Monday night someone knocked on his door on Ransom Street in Gastonia claiming to have car trouble and needed a phone. He said as soon as his fiancA e opened the door "and it was this, gun right to the head," he said.

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  19. Police investigating 2 home invasions, robbery in GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Police in Gastonia are investigating a series of robberies overnight. Officers told Channel 9 that the first crime was a home invasion on Ransom Street just after midnight.

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  20. Firefighters battle fire on Gastonia church busRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | WSOCTV

    Gastonia firefighters had to battle a fire that broke out on a church bus Monday night. Officials said it happened off Webb Street.

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