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Past articles by Brody:

Panthers fans turn homes into team sanctuaries

Charlotte has a lot of loyal fans, but perhaps few fans are as hardcore as Moses Halterman and Tim Henderson. → Read More

Severe weather possible during Wednesday’s Belk Bowl

Currently, there is chance of rain and thunderstorms in the forecast. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Bank of America Stadium. → Read More

New law could make it easier to buy handguns in North Carolina

House Bill 562, which was signed into law and went into effect Monday, limits the background checks sheriffs can conduct on those applying for a pistol purchase permit. → Read More

'Carter the Monkey' to get new home in Texas

Carter’s story began back on March 25, when he escaped the confines of his cage in the Carolina Medical Center- University parking lot. → Read More

Panthers: Security will be heightened at Sunday's game

Sunday’s game against the Washington Redskins will be the Panthers’ first home game since the terror attacks in Paris. → Read More

Student: Sharing nude photos is an 'everyday thing'

Warrants show that someone used an Instagram account to target current and former students at Hough High School in Cornelius. It is not clear how many girls actually handed over nude photos. → Read More

Flood Warning issued through 7 p.m. in Charlotte area

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Advisory for the area, in effect through 11:45 a.m. → Read More

Lincoln County Animal Services trying to avoid euthanizing dozen

Director David Workman said the shelter currently has 175 cats and 60 dogs. Capacity for cats, Workman said, is approximately 100. → Read More

Gaston County teacher resigns over talks of misconduct

Gaston County Police told WBTV that they are currently investigating "employee misconduct" at South Point High School. Investigators did not go into greater details. → Read More

Charlotte police cracking down on liquor houses

CMPD leaders say they have identified an emerging trend of violent activity associated with these establishments. → Read More

Bank of America shareholders vote to allow Moynihan to remain ch

At the special meeting, the company announced preliminary results of the shareholder vote. Approximately 63 percent of shares voted were cast in favor of the proposal. → Read More

Thousands to flock to uptown Charlotte for Gamecocks, Tar Heels

At 6 p.m., the North Carolina Tar Heels take on the South Carolina Gamecocks at Bank of America Stadium. The ACC-SEC showdown will thrust Charlotte into the national spotlight. → Read More

Charlotte lands more college football match ups ahead of Thursda

The start of the college football season kicks off Thursday night in uptown Charlotte and just ahead of the national spotlight, sports officials in town have announced plans for more college football. → Read More

State rests case in Randall 'Wes' Kerrick trial

The last witness was Captain Mike Campagna, who said Tuesday that he does not think officer Randal “Wes” Kerrick was in compliance with CMPD policy when he shot Jonathan Ferrell. → Read More

Gold Cup soccer grabs the spotlight in Charlotte

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Charlotte-based Electrolux helps families beat summer heat

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Echo, bait dog left for dead, gets second chance at life

Police say Echo was dumped on a road in Matthews, after being used as a bait dog in a dog fighting ring. → Read More

Echo, bait dog left for dead, gets second chance at life

Police say Echo was dumped on a road in Matthews, after being used as a bait dog in a dog fighting ring. → Read More

Alleged kidnapping victim: He needs to suffer like he made me su

An alleged kidnapping victim and her father are using their case to promote domestic violence awareness. According to police, Just Lee Pruner, 24, held Heather Hall against her w → Read More

NC band Delta Rae growing in popularity

Delta Rae's unique sound combines family harmony with southern flare. WBTV caught up with the North Carolina band last week before their concert in Charlotte.. → Read More