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  1. Silver Alert issued for missing Burke County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    According to the Burke County Sheriff's Office, 47-year-old Shawn Russ Barlow was last seen at McAlpine Adult Care on Kathy Road in Morganton. Police said that Barlow suffers from dementia or some other cognitive impairment.

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  2. Sheriff's office searching for missing childRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 13 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Investigators said Haylee Lasha Jones ran away from home on April 10. She was last seen on Conley Road in Morganton wearing a red t-shirt, blue jeans and a ball cap. Jones is 5'3", 198 lbs.

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  3. Man, woman accused of numerous break-ins in Burke Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 6 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Authorities are looking for a man and a woman accused of breaking into homes, vehicles, businesses, even a church in Burke County. The sheriff's office said warrants have been issued for 27-year-old Emily Katherine Garrison and 27-year-old Kendrick Schwarting.

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  4. Man charged with murder of his neighbor in MorgantonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 27 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Around 7 p.m. Sunday, officers were called to 607 Valdese Ave. Apt. B-307. The body of 57-year-old Hubert Roland Hunter Jr. was found inside the home.

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  5. Charlotte may see up to an inch of snow Sunday nightRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Don't pack up those coats just yet! Charlotte and surrounding areas may be in for some winter weather late Sunday into early next week. "We've got the potential, and I say potential , of winter weather this weekend," First Warn Storm Team Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich.

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  6. Some areas could get up to a quarter inch of ice Sunday Some areas...Read the original story

    Feb 2, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    While the North Carolina mountains are feeling the effects of wintry weather, the rest of the Piedmont, including Charlotte, will need to prepare for an icy start to Super Bowl Sunday. Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich is tracking a storm system that will move into the area overnight Saturday into Sunday morning.

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  7. Up to 5 inches of snow possible in Charlotte WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2018 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    NBC Charlotte's viewing area saw its first snowfall of 2018 Wednesday morning as an arctic front delivered winter weather to the region. The mountains and foothills in both Carolinas woke up to some snow early Wednesday, with some areas seeing over an inch by 6 a.m. Scotty Powell from Morganton is posting pics of about 1" of snow already! Slow and steady on the roads.

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  8. Crime 6 mins ago 9:38 a.m.Officials: Suspect claims deadly Burke Co. shooting was in self defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Deputies were called to Shady Acres Mobile Home Park in Morganton around 1:20 a.m. Thursday morning. When they arrived, deputies found 46-year-old Vernon Eugene Dale dead from an apparent gunshot wound to the head.

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  9. News 3 mins ago 12:09 p.m.Missing AL boys found safe in NCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Police in Alabama said four young brothers who had been missing since December 8 have been found safe in North Carolina. Authorities in Arab said the boys' non-custodial parents turned themselves into police in Morganton on Monday night.

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  10. Traffic 58 mins ago 4:14 p.m.4-year-old dies, 6 others hospitalized after crash in Burke CountyRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Police say they've found no evidence of alcohol, drugs, or distracted driving. They say it appears to be a tragic case of human error.

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  11. Man on the run, woman arrested in connection with first-degree kidnapping Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Deputies responded to a possible kidnapping call at the Timmermill Mobile Home Park on U.S. 18/64 in Morganton Monday. After speaking with witnesses and retrieving video footage, deputies issued arrest warrants were for two people may be in connection to the kidnapping of Taylor Kirby.

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  12. Crime 14 mins ago 2:40 p.m.Man found shot to death in Morganton homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    BURKE COUNTY, N.C. Deputies in Burke County are investigating after a man was found shot to death inside a Morganton home Wednesday. According to the Burke County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a reported breaking and entering in the 6000 block of Gold Mine Road a little after 7:30 a.m. When police arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

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  13. Crimestoppers 9 mins ago 8:55 a.m.70-year-old man charged for sexually assaulting minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    The Burke County Sheriff's Office said they and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security executed a search warrant on the 5100 block of Beech Bluff Drive in Morganton on Thursday. During the search, the authorities said information was gathered that led to the arrest of John Arthur Coburn.

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  14. Crime 12 mins ago 8:59 p.m.Liquor still, 140 gallons of mash seized in Burke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    BURKE COUNTY, N.C. A fully functional liquor still and over 140 gallons of mash were seized in Burke County this week. According to the Burke County Sheriff's Office, narcotics investigators received a tip of a working still on Old Highway 18. North Carolina ALE agents as well as deputies went to a location on Douglas Fox Road in Morganton and found a 30-gallon steel in operation.

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  15. Crime 2 mins ago 8:33 p.m.Accused gunman sought in Morganton shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    According to the Burke County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a reported shooting on Denton's Chapel Road in Morganton around 6 p.m. Police said the victim was airlifted to a Charlotte hospital from Morganton after the shooting.

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  16. Burke Co. SWAT situation interrupted twice by curious neighbor, suspecta Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Authorities are continuing their search for a man after he allegedly shot an acquaintance in the stomach Monday, prompting a SWAT standoff that was interrupted by a curious neighbor. The Burke County Sheriff's Office was called to a dead end road in the South Mountains around 11:30 a.m. Sunday where they found 43-year-old Andrew Jackson.

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  17. Hickory 11 mins ago 12:02 a.m.1 dead after deputy-involved shooting in Burke CountyRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Deputies responded to a call from a residence on Pritchard Drive off Highway 70 near Morganton.

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  18. Crime 14 mins ago 11:54 p.m.Pepper spray at Newton Soldier Reunion Parade leads to arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    Civil War re-enactors were pepper-sprayed at the event, which was a look back at the past, but also a reminder of the present day conflict. Police say a man was arrested in Newton, after he targeted Confederate re-enactors with pepper spray.

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  19. Silver Alert issued for endangered Burke Co. man Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    BURKE COUNTY, N.C. Officials in Burke County are asking for the public's help locating an elderly man that suffers from dementia. According to the N.C. Center for Missing Persons, a Silver Alert was issued for 73-year-old Jerry Lynn Clark.

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  20. 19-year-old Morganton mother dies in speedy crash Read Story Nick KurtzRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | WCNC-TV Charlotte

    A 19-year-old mother is dead Wednesday after a single vehicle crash in Morganton that may have involved reckless driving and speeding, according to the North Carolina Highway Patrol. Chelsea Buchanan, who is confirmed to have a two-year-old child, was coming out of a Morganton cul-de-sac on N. Providence Road in Burke County when she sped around the turn and hit a tree off the right side of the road.

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