Gaston County

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NC Court: Mom Can’t Sue Death Examiner On Findings

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court says a mourning mother can’t sue a Gaston County medical examiner for negligence because she can’t show the doctor had any duty to her. A three-judge […]


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Dad: 5-Year-Old Suspended For Making Gun Gesture With Hand

A 5-year-old boy was suspended from school after making a gun gesture with his hand on the playground.


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Woman Accused Of Shooting Children

Arrest warrants show a Gaston County woman held a gun to her teen daughter’s head before shooting and wounding the girl and a sibling.


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Dozens Gather For Memorial Service For 144 Geese Euthanized By County

Dozens of people have gathered in a Gaston County park for a memorial service for 144 Canadian geese that were euthanized by county workers worried they had become a health hazard.


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Gaston County Criticized For Euthanizing Geese

Gaston County is getting plenty of criticism from those upset by the county’s decision to euthanize 144 Canada geese at a park.


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SWAT Standoff Leads To Arrest After Suspect Exchanges Fire With Gaston Police

(CBS Charlotte) — A man has been taken into custody after Gaston Police officers and SWAT members were dispatched to a home in Gaston County last night. The incident occurred shortly after 8 p.m. near […]

CBS Charlotte–06/10/2013

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62-Year-Old Woman Dies In Fire At Her Belmont Home

BELMONT, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 62-year-old woman has been killed in a fire at her Gaston County home. Firefighters said the blaze was reported around 7 a.m. Sunday and burned the home in […]

CBS Charlotte–05/26/2013

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School Bus Driver Charged With Having Sex With Two Students

A school bus driver in Gaston County has been charged with having sex with two students.


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North Carolina Principal Resigns For Suspending Student Who Called Teacher ‘Cute’

The principal of a Gaston County school where a 9-year-old boy was suspended for sexual harassment submitted his resignation Tuesday, saying he wasn’t given a chance to apologize.



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