Neighbors say they never suspected trouble at the home where a double murder took place Thursday morning. 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.
Dozens of families still living in a Red Cross shelter more than a week after fire destroyed their apartments. The Red Cross says it can't find homes for the victims because Charlotte has a shortage of affordable housing. continue reading ›
New parks, bike lanes and street crossings are all part of a plan to make South End a safer community. City leaders unveiled the South End Vision Plan Tuesday night at Triple C Brewery. continue reading ›
Supporters of President Trump packed tonight's Charlotte City Council meeting to protest recent comments by Democrat Councilwoman Dimple Ajmera. continue reading ›
Dozens of families still homeless after a man is charged with intentionally setting their apartment complex on fire. The community is rallying together to get the victims back on their feet. Donations have been pouring in for food and clothing, now agencies say they need more long term help. continue reading ›
Soccer fans and community leaders rallied for Major League Soccer in Uptown Charlotte. The question remains will city leaders approve funds for a new stadium. This after both the city and county cancelled meetings with MLS during their day visit. continue reading ›
Gastonia Police are searching for a 4th murder suspect after putting three men behind bars for the city's 4th murder this year. It was a violent night in Gastonia as police also responded to a stabbing nearby. continue reading ›
Major League Soccer officials are coming to Charlotte next Tuesday to check out the city but there's one group of leaders they won't meet. County Commissioners offered to host a public meeting but MLS said, no thank you. continue reading ›
A CMPD officer is charged accused of speeding, 100 miles per hour when he hit and killed a man crossing a Charlotte street. Chief Kerr Putney says it was a tough decision but the right one. Officer Phillip Barker is out of jail on unpaid leave. continue reading ›