Mark joined WBTV in December 2013. Before becoming Managing Editor and Digital Content Manager, he excelled at covering breaking news for WBTV This Morning and filling in as an Anchor in the Alert Center, on WBTV News at Noon, and Morning Break.
Country singer Darius Rucker’s 10th annual “Darius & Friends” benefit concert raised $425,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Nashville this past week, bringing his total raised for the organization to $2 million over the last 10 years.
The bill outlines the registration fees to be used by the Department of Transportation “for bicycle safety related projects, including bicycle 13 lanes, signage, safety education, and bicycle helmet grants for minors.”
Harris, who was the unofficial winner of the 9th District election in November, made the announcement just days after a four-day hearing into alleged election fraud held by the North Carolina State Board of Elections.
The court hearing was continued after the defense asked the judge for more time to look over new evidence. The defense attorney also mentioned the possibility of further examining body camera video from the night of the incident.
When Customs and Border Protection further inspected the strawberry shipment, officers discovered 350 packages of alleged methamphetamine concealed within the trailer. In total, 906 pounds of methamphetamine was seized from the shipment.
Snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 11 inches with a light glaze of ice are possible, according to the NWS. WBTV’s team of meteorologists are forecasting very similar numbers across the viewing area as of Thursday afternoon.
Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore is heading to North Carolina to cover the winter storm that he says will “will come in like a hammer” this weekend. Cantore confirmed he’s traveling to Asheville in tweets he responded to on Friday.
Three Republican Senators from North Carolina are calling on Governor Roy Cooper to create a bipartisan task force to investigate voting irregularities spanning multiple election cycles, including the 2016 gubernatorial election.
After WBTV shared his story back in October, Shue’s story went viral. On Friday, Shue got a visit from family members of former Eagles player and NFL Hall of Famer Reggie White who gave him some goodies.
According to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Boykins is a 3-year-old African American female, approximately 3 feet 10 inches tall, weighing 30 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.
Former UNC Charlotte soccer coach Bob Warming identified Sayoc as a former walk-on player on the 1983 soccer team. The suspect, Cesar Sayoc Jr., has been charged with five federal crimes that could put him away for up to 58 years.