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Students sickened at Charlotte middle school from heat
According to a parent at McClintock Middle School, nearly 20 students got sick Thursday afternoon because it was hot inside the school.
Kelly: No use of US military to enforce immigration
Mexico's mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown are looming over a gathering of U.S. and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors.
More lawmakers join push for proposed legislation that would repeal HB2
New legislation, filed Wednesday, in the North Carolina House of Representatives, is gaining additional bipartisan support as it seeks to repeal the state's controversial House Bill 2.
'Real men provide' billboard provokes debate, protest
A business owner is organizing a protest against the sign she calls 'misogynistic and outdated.'
Rowan EDC gets land off I-85 for development
In a move praised by Rowan County Commission Chairman Greg Edds, the Rowan Economic Development Commission announced that it had secured an option of forty acres of land just off Interstate 85.
22-year-old charged in killing of East Meck HS student
Allen, 18, was shot and killed at a house party in the 400 block of Kelford Lane Monday night.
Salisbury police identify new person of interest in Oakwood Avenue homicide
A second person of interest has been identified by Salisbury Police related to the homicide involving Demareo Bost.
Men wanted in multiple Charlotte convenience store robberies
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police believe the robbers are working together and targeting cigarettes and cash during the robberies.
Lincoln County man accused of child sex assault
Phillip Wayne Vrchota, 34 of Lincolnton, has been charged with felony taking indecent liberties with a minor.
East Rowan student charged with assaulting teacher
A student at East Rowan High School was suspended given a citation for assaulting a teacher this week. According to the report at the Rowan Sheriff's Office, ERHS student Anterrio Reed was in In-School Suspension on Monday.
Memorial service to be held this afternoon for longtime Clemson athletics leader
The Anderson County Sheriff's Office confirmed the large search for a missing Easley man ended tragically.
Homeowner: Man held gun to sleeping child's head, kidnapped woman
"He got her and he's pulling the trigger... 'pow, pow, pow... Get in the car'."