Alex Giles, WBTV News

Alex Giles

WBTV News

Charlotte, NC, United States

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Recent articles by Alex:

Now showing: The return of the drive-in

These days, because the coronavirus and social distancing shut down nearly all indoor entertainment, going to a drive-in may be just the ticket. → Read More

Durham police apologize for guns drawn mistakenly at teen

A police chief in North Carolina has apologized for an incident where officers wrongly detained a 15-year-old boy. → Read More

Mail-in ballots sent to Trump, First Lady in Florida

Both previously voted by mail in the presidential preference primary last March. → Read More

‘I’d love to see ABC, ALE, CMPD start enforcing more’: Local bar owner sounds off on new alcohol mandate

Because of Mecklenburg County’s latest alcohol proclamation, bar owner Stefan Huebner has trimmed hours at his unique, private club known as Dot Dot Dot. → Read More

Soccer fan gets new Charlotte FC logo tattooed on leg

He explained that he views the new franchise as an opportunity to unify different groups of people. → Read More

Police looking for suspects from separate crimes at the same east Charlotte shopping center

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are asking for the public’s help identifying suspects involved two different incidents that took place within a week’s time at the same Charlotte shopping center. → Read More

Local group calling for Confederate monument in Cornelius to be removed

Members of Unity in Community, a local group that works to build relationships and improve race relations in northern Mecklenburg County, are calling for a Confederate monument outside of a local church to be removed. → Read More

Crime Stoppers: Husband pleads for help after wife killed in hit-and-run in Charlotte

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are asking the public for help in finding the driver responsible for a deadly hit-and-run. → Read More

Free coronavirus testing being launched in Gaston County

Starting Monday, there will be new spots to get tested for the coronavirus in Gaston County and the testing is free. → Read More

California wine community donates more than 500 cases to medical workers

It began with a request for one case of wine to thank front line COVID-19 medical workers at a local hospital. → Read More

Man dead following robbery attempt at CVS in Matthews

A Charlotte man killed following an alleged robbery attempt at a CVS Pharmacy in Matthews Thursday night has been identified by police as 25-year-old Karreim LaFrank Houser. → Read More

Lincoln County woman speaks about experience under lockdown in Italy

Rebecca Ross, a Lincoln County resident and graduate of Western Carolina University, spoke about her experience under lockdown in Italy. → Read More

North Carolina OB/GYN tests positive for COVID-19; last saw patients on Friday

An OB/GYN in Moore County, North Carolina has tested positive for coronavirus, according to a news release. → Read More

Crime Stoppers: Police trying to identify two people wanted for McDonald’s theft

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are trying to identify two individuals wanted for stealing over $1000 from a McDonald’s restaurant in Charlotte. → Read More

Nearly 75 price-gouging complaints in NC, mostly on groceries, sanitizer and fuel, officials say

Nearly half of all price-gouging complaints have been about “groceries” in general. → Read More

Crime Stoppers: Police trying to identify man who robbed Captain D’s at gunpoint

Detectives from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are working to identify a man responsible for robbing a fast food restaurant on Freedom Drive. → Read More

Ryan Newman receives standing ovation during return visit to shop

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman received a standing ovation Wednesday after returning to the shop following a horrific crash during the final lap of the Daytona 500. → Read More

Ryan Newman receives standing ovation during return visit to shop

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman received a standing ovation Wednesday after returning to the shop following a horrific crash during the final lap of the Daytona 500. → Read More

Ryan Newman receives standing ovation during return visit to shop

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman received a standing ovation Wednesday after returning to the shop following a horrific crash during the final lap of the Daytona 500. → Read More

’Fully alert and waking.’ Ryan Newman shares hospital photo with daughters after Daytona 500 crash

Roush Fenway posted a photo of Newman with his two daughters - smiles on all three faces. → Read More