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Gaston County Teenager Facing Attempted Murder Charge

GASTON COUNTY, N.C. – A Gastonia teenager faces an attempted first-degree murder charge after a shooting early Friday that left a man injured. Isiah Harper, 16, is accused of shooting a 28-year-old man. Police were called out to the victim’s home …Read More

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Gastonia Hosts Southeast's Largest 4th Of July Festival

GASTONIA, N.C. – Gastonia’s annual Red, White and Freedom Festival is up and running this afternoon despite some off and on rain showers.  It’s  a full day of rides, vendors, contests, LIVE music, car show, fireworks and much MORE!  Located around …Read More

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Woman Attempting To Steal Cell Phones Bites Security Guard

GASTONIA, N.C. – An Asheville woman is accused of trying to steal cell phones with two accomplices, also from Asheville and biting a security guard at a Gastonia Target on Tuesday, according to police. Gastonia police said three women tried …Read More

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Handicapped Man Assaulted; Arrest Made

GASTONIA, N.C. – Police say a Gastonia man assaulted a handicapped man then fled and struggled with officers Monday. According to arrest records, Terence La’Var Stevens, 20, punched a 50-year-old man. The man had a bad knee and hip and …Read More

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Man Hit By Suspect's Car After His Dogs Were Taken From His Car

GASTONIA, N.C. – A Gaffney man was struck by a vehicle after a family stole his two pit bulls. According to a police report, Terry McDaniel was at a Gastonia Texaco station on Cox Road when a woman and her two …Read More

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Gaston County Man Charged With Statutory Rape

GASTONIA, N.C. – Johnny Lee Seaman III, 26, of Gastonia was charged with three counts of indecent liberties with a minor and three counts of statutory rape Friday. According to police records, Seaman allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old girl …Read More

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Woman Facing Larceny Charges After Shoplifting Fixodent, Breathe Right Strips and Glade Deodorizer

SHELBY, N.C. – A woman was arrested after stealing more than $300 worth of items from Dollar General and CVS in Shelby, according to warrants. Carolyn Renee Jordan, 35, of Gastonia, was charged with misdemeanor larceny and two counts of …Read More

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Extremely Intoxicated Man Tried To Stop A School Bus, Arrest Made

GASTONIA, N.C. – Gaston County police arrested a man Wednesday morning who had reportedly been threatening residents in a community south of Gastonia. Police began receiving calls around 6:45 this morning that an armed man was knocking on doors and …Read More

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Gastonia Man Arrested After Soliciting Undercover Police Officer For Sex

GASTONIA, N.C. – Gastonia Police arrested a man Sunday night for prostitution assisting/promoting. Joseph Kyle Morgan, 28, from Gastonia, was arrested around 9:oo p.m. Sunday evening.   Mr. Morgan is accused of asking an undercover officer how much it would …Read More

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Man ID'd In Crash That Set A Gas Pump On Fire

GASTONIA, N.C. – Gastonia Police have identified the man they say crashed into a gas pump and started a fire at a gas station in Gastonia on Monday. Police have identified Anthony Dion Thompson as the driver.  The are are …Read More

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Dallas Man Arrested and Charged with Bank Robbery

GASTONIA, N.C. – Surveillance footage from First National Bank led Gastonia police to a Dallas man who robbed the bank two weeks ago. Gastonia police say Dallas man, Anthony Steven Hedgepath, 28, walked into the New Hope Road bank around …Read More

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High Speed Chase After Armed Robbery Lands a Gastonia Man In Jail

GASTONIA, N.C. – Gastonia police say a man robbed a Gastonia fast-food restaurant with a semi-automatic gun on Saturday, and then led officers on a high-speed chase traveling in the wrong direction on I-85. We told you yesterday about a …Read More

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