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Charlotte firefighters put out large home blaze

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Firefighters extinguished a large house fire on Sunday morning in west Charlotte.  The fire broke out at a home on Bullard St., where 30 Charlotte firefighters controlled the flames in 23 minutes.  One patient was evaluated and released by EMS. …
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When to expect the worst of the heat

With heat indices in the low-mid 100s Sunday, here is what you need to know to stay Weather Aware. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The WCNC Charlotte Weather Team wants you to be Weather Aware because of the dangerous heat in the Carolinas beginning this weekend.…
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Person shot in Uptown Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — One person is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a shooting in Uptown Charlotte, Sunday morning. The shooting happened overnight on E. 5th Street, according to Medic.  The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has not released any information about this shooting as of Sunday morning. …
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Missing teen reported in Matthews

MATTHEWS, N.C. — Citizens are asked to be on the lookout for a missing teen in the Matthews area. The Matthews Police Department said 16-year-old Jahamya Ivelisse Herndon went missing from her home on Reverdy Lane around 9:30 a.m. Saturday morning.…
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Body of man found in NC lake

An investigation is underway after officials said park visitors found the body of Presley Junior Jaynes. MORGANTON, N.C. — An investigation is underway after visitors found the body of a man floating in Lake James, according to the Burke County Sheriff’s Office. …
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Ways to save money and beat the heat, according to Duke Energy

As potentially dangerous heat rocks the Charlotte area, a utility company says there are ways to keep cool while saving money. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — As the Charlotte area is blasted by high temperatures this weekend, a spokesperson for Duke Energy tells WCNC Charlotte there are quite a few ways to keep cool while keeping the power bill down. …