It was the first time the recommendations were being presented, and board members themselves expressed frustration over just getting the 42 page project packet last night. continue reading ›
Amy Cowman joined WCCB Charlotte as a Freelance Reporter in July, 2015. Amy worked on our Kerrick Trial Team, inside the courtroom everyday reporting on daily testimony throughout the former CMPD officer’s trial leading up to the verdict. Amy reports on the daily news impacting the Charlotte area for WCCB News at 10.
Before joining WCCB, Amy worked as the Weekend Morning Anchor/ Reporter for NBC Charlotte from February, 2010 to July of 2015.
She’s thrilled to be working in news in her hometown where her entire family still lives. Amy graduated from Charlotte Catholic High school.
Before returning to Charlotte, Amy worked at WHBQ in Memphis as a reporter and fill-in anchor. While in Memphis, Amy traveled to Eastern Tennessee to report on the coal ash spill that led to Senate hearings on the TVA. She also reported on the rigors of the Memphis Police Academy, including firearms training and being pepper-sprayed. She got the chance to interview such musical legends as BB King.
Before Memphis, Amy worked as the morning anchor at WAGT in Augusta, Ga., where she got the opportunity to report on The Masters and play Augusta National twice. Amy began her career at CNN en Espanol. She then transferred to CNN, where she worked her way up to package producer for Wolf Blitzer Reports.
Amy is fluent in Spanish and looks forward to using her Spanish to report on the issues surrounding the growing Hispanic community in Charlotte.
When she’s not working, Amy enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing golf, traveling and running. She completed her second half-marathon in December 2010 in Charlotte.
Sparks flew between County Commissioners Tuesday night after hiring a consulting company to look into the Health Department. Some commissioners feel the group doesn't represent the diverse community that it serves. continue reading ›
A major break in the murder investigation of a 14-year old boy. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police have arrested two people for killing Anthony Frazier. We've learned one of the suspects was already in jail on burglary charges. continue reading ›
Growing crime concerns after a violent 24 hours in the Queen City. A shoot out in the middle of the day in West Charlotte Friday and a shooting inside a busy restaurant in university city Thursday night. continue reading ›
Charlotte's police chief and elected officials are all speaking out after Charlotte has seen double the amount of homicides from last year this time to now. Wednesday the city's 26th and 27th victims were killed. continue reading ›
An East Charlotte man accused of killing his parents and kidnapping his niece will be back in Charlotte soon. Curtis Atkinson Junior waived extradition in a Washington, DC court a day after his niece called 9-1-1 from his car. continue reading ›
Many who come here call the park a hidden gem off highway 73, but when you enter it's very clear who it's dedicated to. continue reading ›
Over a year after being signed into law Governor Roy Cooper signed a new bill repealing House Bill Two, but not without some compromise. Many say the new bill still doesn't offer equal protections. continue reading ›
Another major mess up at the Health Department could cost the county thousands of dollars in federal HIPAA fines. The County Health Department released the private information of as many as 1200 patients. continue reading ›