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  1. Police say woman planted cricket in food to get free mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | WLOS

    Take shelter inside a sturdy building. Storms capable of damaging wind and hail.

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  2. Fake GoFundMe accounts rob family trying bury 4-year-old sonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WLOS

    The grieving family of a 4-year-old North Carolina boy who drowned says fake fundraising accounts have robbed them of money to bury him. WCNC-TV reports Austin West drowned April 4 in a pool in Gastonia.

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  3. NC high school athletic director accused of sex with studentRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | WLOS

    Gaston County police told local media outlets that 34-year-old Brandon Samuel Scott of Gastonia was arrested Monday and charged with taking indecent liberties with a student. It was not clear if he has an attorney to comment on the charge.

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  4. 77-year-old woman stabbed to death in Lincoln CountyRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | WLOS

    Lincoln County officials have released the name of a 77-year-old woman who was found stabbed to death in her home. The sheriff's office said the woman's son-in-law went by the home around 1:30 p.m. Sunday to take out the trash and noticed the door to her mobile home was open.

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  5. Woman shot to death by Gastonia policeRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | WLOS

    The State Bureau of Investigation is reviewing the shooting. Their report will be given to the Gaston County District Attorney, who will decide if the shooting was justified.

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  6. Authorities investigate after NC officer shoots man in homeRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 | WLOS

    The State Bureau of Investigation is investigating after an elderly Gastonia man was shot and killed by a police officer checking on his welfare. Police Chief Robert Helton told area media outlets Sunday that 74-year-old James Howard Allen was shot and killed Saturday night.

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  7. Man shot 5 times by police sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2015 | WLOS

    Winter Weather Advisory until 10 A.M. Tuesday for Buncombe, Graham, Clay, Cherokee, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Swain, Yancey, Mitchell and Avery counties. Black ice, blowing snow & gusty winds will make travel challenging.

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  8. Gastonia officer shoots, injures man attacking store clerkRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | WLOS

    Police tell local media outlets that Detective Jeff Wooten was inside the store at around 10:30 Saturday night when he saw someone attacking the clerk with a knife. The man was seriously injured and was taken to a hospital.

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  9. 15 hurt when school bus overturns in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WLOS

    A school bus carrying 45 students from a North Carolina middle school overturned Wednesday on a two-lane road, injuring 15 of the children, authorities said. None of the injuries appeared serious.

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  10. 15 hurt when school bus overturns in North CarolinaRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WLOS

    Officials say a school bus carrying a driver and 45 students from a North Carolina middle school has overturned, injuring 15 of the children. Gaston County Schools spokesman Todd Hagans said the N.C. Highway Patrol determined that a compartment door above the driver fell open, creating a distraction before the accident Wednesday afternoon.

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  11. North Carolina Senate names committee chairs, assignmentsRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | WLOS

    Some second-term lawmakers are committee leaders for the first time in the North Carolina Senate, but the chamber's most powerful panels will be chaired by familiar faces for the next two years. The Senate released Wednesday its committee assignments.

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  12. Mom, newborn die after Gaston County wreckRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | WLOS

    Multiple media outlets reported that 24-year-old Rebecca Hodge Williams of Kings Mountain died after the wreck Tuesday morning. Her baby son was delivered through a cesarean at a hospital in Gastonia.

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  13. Gastonia man scares off thieves with gun on walkerRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2014 | WLOS

    A 68-year-old Gastonia man says he scared off two men in ski masks trying to break in his home with his gun he can keep on his walker. And then he taped a note to his door saying if they try to break in his house again, he will be waiting on them.

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  14. Gastonia man scares off thieves with gun on walkerRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | WLOS

    A 68-year-old Gastonia man says he scared off two men in ski masks trying to break in his home with his gun he can keep on his walker. And then he taped a note to his door saying if they try to break in his house again, he will be waiting on them.

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  15. Woman gets breastfeeding complaint in GastoniaRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | WLOS

    Karissa Riddle told The Gaston Gazette she was in Qdoba Mexican Grill at Gaston Mall on Tuesday when an employee told her to cover herself because of complaints. Riddle said she told the employee state law allows her to breastfeed her child.

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  16. NC man sentenced for killing ex-wife's new husbandRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | WLOS

    The Gaston Gazette reported that 58-year-old Steve Todd Neely Sr. pleaded guilty Tuesday in Gastonia to second-degree murder. The plea came a week before he was to go on trial on a murder charge in the death of 49-year-old David Colbert.

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  17. Funeral set for Lake Wylie shooting victimsRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | WLOS

    Local media outlets report the services for 63-year-old Doug London and his 61-year-old wife Debbie will be held in Gastonia, North Carolina on Wednesday. The York County Sheriff's Office is not commenting on whether the killings are linked to an incident in which Doug London shot one of three men trying to rob the couple's mattress store in Charlotte last May. ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- A new effort to bolster change at the Asheville Police Department will involve a special team.

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  18. Best law, military snipers to compete in GastoniaRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | WLOS

    Teams from 13 states and Canada are looking to improve their skills and capture honors during a competition in North Carolina. The Gastonia Police Department is hosting the 2014 Sniper Conference beginning Wednesday at the Gastonia Police Firearms and Tactical Training Center.

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