The Defenders: NC lawmakers trying to toughen texting and driving laws

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — North Carolina lawmakers are drafting new legislation that would require drivers to be hands-free on their cell phones. It comes after our Defenders team revealed the legal obstacles which make it harder for police to prove someone is texting and driving. State Senator Jeff Tarte is taking action. He told NBC Charlotte […]

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Controversial housing development proposed in Gaston County

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Some Gaston County homeowners are not happy about a development proposal for 1,500 new homes in the area. “Right where we are the houses will be developed just 50 feet from here," said Zach Hooper, a Cramerton Community Committee member and local real estate agent. Neighbors say that 50 feet from […]

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CBD dispensary opens in Charlotte despite stigma, setbacks

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – A first-of-its-kind shop in Charlotte is booming with business – but you might not even understand what it is or how it works. It’s a CBD dispensary, selling things including oils and edibles, all from a strain of the marijuana plant – but none of it can get you high. “It […]

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