Davidson police are making a new plea for help finding evidence to solve an 18-month-old murder case. North Mecklenburg Crime Stoppers are offering a $1,000 reward as police continue investigating the mysterious death of 41-year-old Sarah Long in July 2014.
A federal jury in Charlotte has ruled against a New York man who sued Davidson police over his 2011 arrest on I-77 near Exit 30. Richard Hagins had claimed Davidson officers used excessive force and falsely arrested him.
Veteran NASCAR announcer Barney Hall has died. The North Carolina native helped shape auto racing broadcasting over the past half-century as NASCAR grew into a nationwide sport. Here’s my audio report for WFAE.
What a treat it was to cover Sunday night’s NFC Championship Game at Bank of America Stadium, where the Carolina Panthers beat the Arizona Cardinals, 49-15. The win means the Panthers will face the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl, on Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, CA.
Photos from around downtown, after snow fell overnight. The snow turned to freezing rain and sleet and officials say conditions could get worse. They’re advising folks to stay off the roads unless it’s an emergency. Schools and many government offices are closed. And American Airlines canceled all its flights today at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. … More Snow day in Davidson
Duke Energy hasn’t built a new nuclear power plant since 1987. But nuclear is an important part of the company’s energy mix, helping to reduce the company’s reliance on carbon fuels. And after a long hiatus, the company could soon get approval for a new nuclear plant in South Carolina. Here’s my report from WFAE. … More Duke expects approval this year for new nuclear plant in SC | WFAE
As we start 2016, a new exhibit is up at Davidson Town Hall. It’s a time capsule put together by students in the fourth grade literacy class of Pam Brunschwyler and Colleen Thrailkill in 2007.
Here’s a story I produced over the holidays looking at the I-77 toll lanes issue and upcoming elections in 2016. Will anti-toll sentiment affect the vote for governor or statehouse, as it did in Huntersville in November?