Gastonia news

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.


File photo of a crime scene. (Photo by Larry W. Smith/Getty Images)

Burglar Breaks Into Gastonia House By Digging Through Floor

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


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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.


File photo of an ambulance. (Credit: Kent Nishimura/Getty Images)

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 […]


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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 […]

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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 […]



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