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  1. Gastonia fire displaces 3, causes $50,000 in damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | WSOCTV

    Three people escaped a Gastonia house fire Saturday morning, Gastonia Fire Department said. Firefighters arrived around 6:45 a.m. to a fire at a one-story house that had been converted into two apartments.


  2. Police: Man arrested after brutally attacking victim with brickRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WSOCTV

    A Gastonia man has been arrested and charged with beating a man with a brick and leading Belmont police on a K-9 pursuit. Officers were dispatched to Park Street to investigate a hit-and-run.


  3. Woman accused of setting fire that killed 2 preparing for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | WSOCTV

    It has been more than two years since a deadly house fire killed a Gastonia couple. Now, Channel 9 has learned the suspect, Christa Smith, is preparing to stand trial.


  4. Police looking for man using stolen credit cardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | WSOCTV

    The Gaston County Police Department is looking for a man they say stole a credit card from a vehicle at a park. Police said the man stole the card from a vehicle on April 1 at Biggerstaff Park in Dallas.


  5. Gaston Co. elementary school off lockdown after arrest madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Gastonia police arrested two men they said robbed an elderly man with a knife in his home. The robbery occurred at the Linwood Terrace Apartments on Conrad Avenue.


  6. Gastonia police arrest two men in credit card fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Gastonia police arrested Jason Johnson, 29, and Isiah Keller, 20, after they tried to make a purchase at a GameStop on East Franklin Boulevard.


  7. Habitual flasher arrested for indecent exposure in GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WSOCTV

    A man who has been arrested at least a dozen times in the past three years now faces new charges Thursday morning. Police told Channel 9 Dea Williams -- who is a sex offender -- exposed himself to a woman at a retail shopping center on Myrtle School Road in Gastonia and was arrested Wednesday.


  8. DASHCAM: Car with child inside slams into median, mother chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Dashcam video caught a woman losing control on Interstate 85 in Gaston County and crashing right into the median after the driver claimed she was being chased by police officers. Lt. Jimmy Lunsford was headed to work at the Ranlo Police Department Friday when he saw the out-of-control car in Belmont.


  9. Action 9: Woman accused of practicing real estate after losing licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | WSOCTV

    A local business owner is accused of practicing real estate without a license after she was ordered not to do so. The state is investigating Cynthia "Cindy" Carswell, owner of Walkwell Homes in Gastonia.


  10. Officials: Car hits Pilates studio in GastoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | WSOCTV

    A car crashed into a Pilates studio Wednesday morning, according to Gastonia Fire Department. IMAGES: Car runs into Pilates studio in Gastonia The crash happened after 10:30 a.m. on South New Hope Road in Gastonia.


  11. Gaston County schools approve 2 new schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WSOCTV

    The Gaston County Board of Education approved building two new schools Monday night. Board members approved building a new elementary school in west Gastonia.


  12. Gastonia police discover drugs, guns in car during traffic stoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Gastonia police arrested two people on drug and firearm-related charges during a traffic stop Friday. Police said that an officer stopped a car on North New Hope Road in Gastonia for an expired registration for failure to pay taxes.


  13. Sheriff's Office seeks to identify man possibly involved in robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | WSOCTV

    The Cleveland County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man associated with the Bloods Gang. The man goes by Billy Cinco and is often seen in the Shelby, Gastonia and Charlotte area, officials said.


  14. Officials: 2 injured after head-on Collison in Gaston CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Two people were taken to the hospital after a utility truck and an SUV collided head on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. It happened on Union Road in Gastonia.


  15. PHOTOS: Gaston County family escapes house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WSOCTV

    A Gaston County family is getting help from the Red Cross after a fire caused significant damage to their home.


  16. Investigators release 911 call in officer-involved shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WSOCTV

    The State Bureau of Investigations is now looking into the shooting death of a Gastonia woman. Authorities said Gastonia Police Officer LaDoniqua Neely shot and killed 43-year-old Betty Sexton at her home on Union Road.


  17. Fire department provides advice for warming home after chimney fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Sunday morning, Gastonia firefighters arrived at Clouse Street to put out a house fire. The firefighters saw smoke coming out of the roof of a one-story house around 8:50 a.m. The fire department said the fire began when gaps in the flue of the chimney let flammable materials spread to the walls and into the home's attic.


  18. 9 Investigates: Immigrants using marriage to cheat systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Valentine's Day has many thinking about love and romance, but all too often, with love comes broken hearts -- and sometimes broken laws. Marriage fraud is the most common shortcut to U.S. citizenship, and Channel 9 reporter Mark Becker spoke with a local woman who learned that the hard way.


  19. Objects thrown from bridge, hit car; Police investigateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Police in Gastonia are looking for someone who threw a rock off a bridge over Interstate 85 south. The incident happened Tuesday near Exit 19 just before 7:30 p.m. The victim wasn't hurt, but he spoke to Eyewitness News about the moments he called terrifying.


  20. Sewer line backup sends Gastonia Pre-K students homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WSOCTV

    Classrooms in a Gastonia school are being cleaned, after a back-up in a sewer line. Teachers at Rhyne Elementary School discovered the problem in bathrooms of five classrooms Tuesday morning.


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