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Arrest warrant says Robert Kemp killed the child "by giving him a bear hug, squeezing the victim so tight that the victim stopped breathing as a result."(Getty Images)

Former NC Wrestling Coach Convicted On Sex Charges

A Gaston County jury has found a former high school wrestling coach guilty of sex charges involving former team members.

08/13/2014

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Burglar Breaks Into Gastonia House By Digging Through Floor

The Gastonia Police Department is investigating a bizarre burglary that took place on Thursday.

04/05/2014

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Labor And DWI? Local Woman Goes Into Labor During Court Appearance For DWI

Pregnant Gastonia woman goes into labor while in court for DWI charge.

04/01/2014

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Woman Shoved From Truck, Run Over In Gastonia

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Investigators say a 29-year-old man shoved a woman out of his truck at a gas station in Gastonia and then ran her over. Authorities say the truck’s back tire rolled over […]

02/22/2014

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Man Arrested In Gastonia Kidnappings

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — A man has been arrested in one of three kidnappings in Gastonia since Saturday. Twenty-one-year-old Reginald Tyrone Rice Jr. of the Gaston County town of Dallas has been charged in the […]

CBS Charlotte–09/19/2013

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Police Say Gastonia Man Dismembered Murder Victim

GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have charged a Gastonia man with first-degree murder after they say he beat another man to death and dismembered him with a hacksaw. According to investigators, 33-year-old Brian Scott Hord […]

08/28/2013

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