Amanda Foster, WIS News 10

Amanda Foster

WIS News 10

Charlotte, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Amanda:

Man who worked as Santa in Fort Mill believes negative feedback driven by color of his skin

Tony Harkey is getting ready for a new gig this holiday season, setting out his pants, his boots, his coat and his glasses. → Read More

Professor, marine, security guard among 10 arrested in York Co. child exploitation operation

10 potential child predators are under arrest, after what the York County sheriff is calling a “significant operation.” → Read More

‘Big’ basketball tournament headed to Charlotte in 2021

Tuesday, the Big South conference, which is headquartered in Charlotte, announced it would be bringing its tournaments to Charlotte from 2021 to 2023, at a press conference at Bojangles Coliseum. → Read More

Mint Hill woman collecting 100-plus sleeping bags, blankets for homeless in freezing temperatures

She is showing that you do not have to be a county leader or a local shelter to help the homeless community when temperatures dip to freezing. → Read More

Police: Man hides in Ga. Costco overnight, steals nearly $14K in jewelry

Deputies said the man hid behind a large display sign for nearly five hours, then waited for the store to clear out and close. → Read More

Charlotte dance program teaching children with disabilities encourages inclusion

Within the walls of Miss Donna’s School of Dance, program “A Chance to Dance” gives kids with disabilities an outlet. → Read More

This Charlotte carpenter builds a whole new front to his house each year for Halloween

It is frightening, and it is festive. But it is not the average decorated house. → Read More

Parents of children with cancer concerned over drug shortage

Vincristine is a widely used drug for most childhood cancer patients, like Easton. → Read More

Man reunites with off-duty firefighter who saved his life at Charlotte concert

Jeff says after this whole experience, he is heading to a CPR class himself, so he could potentially pay it forward. → Read More

Appeal filed for ‘Making a Murderer’ figure Steven Avery

The case became an international cause celebre after the release of Netflix docu-series "Making a Murderer." → Read More

Gastonia woman’s social media post about stranger’s act of kindness goes viral

When her tire blew on the freeway, she wasn't sure what to do. Then a complete stranger went above and beyond to help. → Read More

Gastonia woman’s social media post about stranger’s act of kindness goes viral

When her tire blew on the freeway, she wasn't sure what to do. Then a complete stranger went above and beyond to help. → Read More

Jacksonville native sets out on spacewalk

A NASA astronaut from the east is suiting up this morning for the second of five planned spacewalks this month. → Read More

Sex offender arrested in peeping Tom case, police still searching for second peeper

A neighbor saw a man peeking in her back bedroom window in the middle of the night, then looking back at security video, saw another, different man, doing the same the night before. → Read More

Senators warn of foreign social media meddling in US vote

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday to warn the public about efforts by foreign governments to interfere in U.S. elections. → Read More

’There’s nobody driving that car’; Charlotte woman tells story of emergency on I-77

“I see this terrified little boy, he was seven, eight years old, kind of jumping. I don’t know if he was trying to wake her up, just kind of jumping up and down and trying to wake her up, I think. And that’s when I realized, oh my gosh, there’s nobody driving that car.” → Read More

Iowa State fan’s beer money plea earns children’s hospital a cool $1 million so far

On an ESPN College Game Day’ broadcast, Carson King held up a sign saying “Busch Light supply needs replenished” and included his Venmo username. → Read More

Why this thrift store hires only young adults living with disabilities

“The excitement and the joy that they get from accomplishing things is really, really incredible,” Groner says. → Read More

Dutch men who wanted Area 51 video get jail for trespass

Two Dutch tourists who told authorities they wanted to take video of Area 51 have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor trespass and illegal parking following their arrests at a different secure U.S. government site in Nevada. → Read More

Study finds air pollution reaches placenta during pregnancy

A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus. → Read More