Kristi O'Connor, WBTV News

Kristi O'Connor

WBTV News

Charlotte, NC, United States

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Recent:
  • WBTV News
Past:
  • WALB News 10
  • WMBFNews.com
  • WIS News 10
  • NBC12 WWBT Richmond
  • WBRC FOX6 News
  • KCRG
  • Region 8 News
  • FOX Carolina News

Recent articles by Kristi:

CMPD investigates east Charlotte homicide Sunday morning

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a homicide in east Charlotte. → Read More

NBA player and N.C. native Brandon Ingram donating shoes to hospital employees

Officials say Brandon Ingram, who plays for the New Orleans Pelicans, is footing the bill for 982 pairs of Adidas shoes for staff at UNC Lenoir Health Care in Kinston. → Read More

Cleveland Co. nurse returns home after 13 weeks at NYC hospital

A nurse from Shelby, North Carolina just returned home after serving at a New York City hospital for the last 13 weeks. → Read More

Mint Hill nurse returns home after 103-day deployment in NYC

A Mint Hill woman recently returned home after spending 103-days on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic in New York. → Read More

COVID-19 continues to rapidly spread in the Latinx Community in Charlotte and statewide

The COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting the Latinx community in North Carolina. → Read More

What to expect when a COVID-19 contact tracer calls you

The Mecklenburg County Health Department has struggled to get through to some people who may have been exposed to the coronavirus. → Read More

Police investigating after man severely injured from being hit by Confederate monument in Virginia

A man is fighting for his life after he was hit in the head by a Confederate monument in Portsmouth on Wednesday night. → Read More

Protesters add George Floyd plaque to NC Confederate statue

The plaque covers the words “To our Confederate dead,” and says “In honor of George Floyd.” → Read More

Stanly Co. woman turns her late twins’ bibs and onesies into masks for NICU families

Nine months ago, Samantha Crump delivered her twin boys, Eli and Will, 12 weeks early. → Read More

York County paramedic welcomed home after surviving serious case of COVID-19

First responders and members of the community celebrated as a paramedic with Piedmont Medical Center EMS was discharged from rehab after a serious bout with COVID-19. → Read More

York County paramedic welcomed home after surviving serious case of COVID-19

First responders and members of the community celebrated as a paramedic with Piedmont Medical Center EMS was discharged from rehab after a serious bout with COVID-19. → Read More

Novant Health reopens physician’s offices for in-person appointments Monday

Novant Health is reopening its physician’s offices for in-person appointments Monday, May 4. → Read More

‘The sheer size of it!’ Man reaches for hose, realizes it’s very big snake in NC yard

The incident has earned the Huntersville family a level of respect on social media, after they shared photos on a Snake Identification Facebook page with 170,000 members. → Read More

Levine Cancer Institute COVID-19 preparation guidelines published in medical journal for cancer centers to replicate

Atrium Health’s Levine Cancer Institute developed its own plan to prepare its healthcare facility for the coronavirus pandemic and now, it’s guidelines are being shared with cancer centers across the country. → Read More

Volunteer pilots fly COVID-19 test samples to lab in Charlotte

Volunteer pilots are transporting dozens of COVID-19 test samples from Georgia to labs in Charlotte for testing. → Read More

North Carolina removes red tape for retired nurses and graduates to get licensed

According to the North Carolina Board of Nursing, there are more than 162,000 registered nurses and licensed practical nurses in the state. To ensure there are enough nurses on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, the state is removing some red tape to beef up its numbers. → Read More

Pedestrian hit and killed near I-85 in Belmont

Belmont Police are investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed near I-85 late Saturday night. → Read More

CMPD investigates deadly hit-and-run crash in west Charlotte

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is investigating a deadly hit-and-run crash that happened early Sunday morning in West Charlotte. → Read More

Cancer families struggle to find medical masks amid coronavirus outbreak

Medical masks are in high demand due to the coronavirus outbreak. The shortage is causing a panic among families who have children that rely on them to stay healthy. → Read More

Another case of coronavirus confirmed in Northern California

Residents in Northern California are at the epicenter of what officials are calling a turning point in the spread of the highly contagious coronavirus in the U.S. → Read More