YORK, Pa. (AP) — The Atlantic League plans to resume play with a 120-game schedule for each team starting May 27 after missing the 2020 season due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Minor league baseball will continue in Charleston, West Virginia, as part of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say that an “armed” female has been shot and seriously hurt by an officer who was responding to a call about a drug overdose.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Police unlawfully obtained evidence of drugs, a gun and counterfeit money at a North Carolina home because officers took a late-night shortcut through the suspect's yard,...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A grand jury in North Carolina has indicted a man accused of fatally shooting a police officer who was responding to a call.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Six people, including two police officers, were shot during a nightclub brawl in North Carolina.
The shooting erupted Thursday night at Remedies Nightclub in Gastonia...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two people who attended President Donald Trump's rally last week in Gastonia, North Carolina, have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an announcement from the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local):
President Donald Trump is keeping up a public feud with “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl,...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris will visit North Carolina on Wednesday, almost a week after canceling a visit due to COVID-19 cases among a staffer...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina State Highway Patrol trooper is accused of stealing $5,000 worth of exercise equipment from a gym before it reopened to the public amid the coronavirus...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A man trying to elude capture led police officers on a chase that included three crashes, a stolen police car and an officer being dragged with his own vehicle, authorities...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — One person has died and five others were injured after a shooting at a block party in North Carolina.
Gastonia Police said they were called to the scene on Earl Lane...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The chairman of the board of a North Carolina health care system has resigned after reports about his social media posts, including one in which he called stay-at-home orders...
As North Carolina businesses sit idle during the COVID-19 pandemic, business owners sit anxiously and wonder when — or if — they'll get back to work.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina textile company is organizing a national effort to produce up to 10 million face masks per week for healthcare workers as they treat coronavirus...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a North Carolina woman is facing felony charges after two pedestrians were struck and killed.
Gastonia police say the incident happened shortly after 2...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The FBI is asking the public's help in catching a so-called “bad wig bandit” who's been robbing banks in North Carolina.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say a woman was arrested after police found her taking a nighttime walk in freezing temperatures with her unclothed baby, a 16-month-old infant...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A police officer in North Carolina was wounded when multiple shots were fired during an FBI raid.
The Charlotte Observer reports that the officer suffered...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina arrested a man who they say stripped naked at a church and punched a church member in the head.
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A North Carolina truck driver has been sentenced to a year in jail for the crash death of a 14-year-old girl in Nebraska.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with stealing an ambulance from a hospital parking bay and leading police on a high-speed chase.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police say a North Carolina man was killed when his SUV crashed into an animal hospital.
Gastonia police told news sources 28-year-old Jonathan Wilson of Dallas was...
KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — A North Carolina truck driver accused in the crash death of a 14-year-old girl in Nebraska has taken a plea deal.
The Kearney Hub reports that 39-year-old Drew Davis, of...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A visitor to Darrell Garver's home in west Gastonia is faced with an immediate choice: A taste of his remarkable music or a sampling from his treasure trove of...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities are investigating the death of an inmate in the Gaston County Jail.
The Gaston County Sheriff's Office said jail personnel tried CPR on the...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A 12-year-old North Carolina boy is dead after falling from a rock climbing wall at a trampoline park.
Gaston County Police told news outlets that 12-year-old Matthew...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A 12-year-old boy who fell from a rock climbing wall at a North Carolina trampoline park has died.
News outlets report Altitude Trampoline Park in Gastonia closed...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who received a life sentence for murder in 2011 is no longer behind bars.
News outlets report 51-year-old Mark Carver left the Gaston County Jail...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a cross was set on fire at a predominantly white church where a black pastor was scheduled to appear for a revival next month.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say two people are charged in the death of a woman whose body was found inside a vehicle submerged in a river.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — When James Glenn Baker was first diagnosed as being "mentally retarded," his parents were told he was uneducable. About two decades later, Baker -- who often goes by Glenn --...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who awoke to a stun gun and baseball bat beating in 2016 has testified that his attackers took his $42,000 prosthetic leg as a trophy instead of cutting...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A new DNA test will take place in the case of a Gaston County man convicted of killing a North Carolina college student in 2008.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina mom is suing an elementary school where she says her 6-year-old was injured by another student during recess.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are investigating an alleged scam that used email to impersonate pastors.
Venture Church pastor Chris Mintz tells the Gaston Gazette that...
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — More than 100 North Carolina National Guardsmen are returning home after serving in Kuwait, Iraq and Syria.
The National Guard said in a news release that members of the 878th Engineer Company will return home Friday at Bethlehem Church in Gastonia.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A Bessemer City seamstress has teamed with Gaston College to design a prototype flame-retardant U.S. Army uniform.
Known as "The Squirrel Lady" around town — due to her affinity for the woodland creatures, which she raises in her backyard — Linda Thompson threaded her beginnings as a seamstress in her teens. She considers herself "just a country girl hillbilly" who started sewing by hand and made her first housecoat when she was 15 years old.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A woman who made news for giving birth to a North Carolina county's first baby of 2019 in a moving car is accused of running a methamphetamine trafficking operation out of that same vehicle.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Officials say a working smoke alarm helped saved three children found alone at a North Carolina home that caught fire.
Fire officials say a 14-year-old, a child a little younger, and an infant were at the Gastonia home when a fire started on a stovetop early Wednesday morning. News outlets report the children escaped without injury, but a dog in the home died as a result of the blaze.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Many know Walker Reid III as the mayor of Gastonia, but he's also a member of one of the most well-known R&B bands in the area. In what spare time he has, Reid is the manager and a singer of Image which for the third year, will take part in the Gtownsound Rhythm & Blues Concert.
The concert will bring together The Fabulous Flares, The Counts, and Image, performing in front of Gtownsound.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — An inmate at a North Carolina jail is accused of punching a deputy sheriff and damaging a correctional officer's property in separate incidents.
Citing an arrest warrant, the Gaston Gazette reports 22-year-old Michael Caleb Pace hit a deputy who was trying to "control a disruptive inmate" Sunday at the Gaston County jail. The deputy was hit in his cheek and forehead.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police are investigating after a man accused of shoplifting ran over another customer.
The Gaston Gazette reports that the situation unfolded at a Dollar Tree store in Gastonia on Wednesday when a cashier noticed a man with items hidden under his shirt. Cashier Joyce Boyce said the man was trying to leave in his car when he backed over another customer.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina police are investigating after a man was found with a gunshot wound in a mall parking lot as shoppers were coming back with holiday returns.
Gastonia Police Department spokeswoman Donna Lahser said in a news release that a shooting was reported around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the parking lot of Eastridge Mall.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have accused a North Carolina pastor of multiple child sex offenses which investigators say occurred on church grounds and at private residences.
News outlets report Gaston County police said 61-year-old Jerry Lewis Friday is charged with multiple counts of indecent liberties with a child and misdemeanor sexual battery. Friday is also accused of giving pornography to a minor.
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — The makers of Moonpie have sent condolences to a North Carolina man who lost his horse of the same name in a shooting.
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GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A 6-year-old boy who went missing after running off in a North Carolina park died of accidental drowning, according to an autopsy released Thursday.
A state medical examiner's report found the cause of death for Maddox Ritch was consistent with drowning, according to a Gastonia Police Department news release. The department quoted the autopsy as saying the evidence "gives no indication ... other than an accidental drowning."
GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they have apprehended a man recently released from prison and who was wanted in a shooting death during a car theft on Thanksgiving.
Gastonia police said on their Facebook page 19-year-old Jeremy Austin Smith was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon.