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Those closest to the rising Pigeon River took steps to minimize the blow Thursday afternoon.

A retired FBI agent tells people not to ignore certain types of posts, especially from children or young adults.

Democrats and Republicans say they hope to find agreement on legislation that could help reduce the number of mass shootings in the United States.

Two people charged in a homicide investigation are back in Macon County after being arrested in Georgia. Authorities say Christopher Shields & Jessica Smith are also facing additional charges.

Authorities say the 78-year-old woman was killed when a tree fell on her Gaffney home. The victim's daughter was rescued from the debris and taken to the hospital.

One individual gave News 13 their lease renewal offer in Arden. The increase on a new yearly lease was $200. Without signing a new lease, the month-to-month increase was $900.

11-year old Miah Cerrillo said the gunman looked her teacher in the eye, said "goodnight," and shot and killed her. The whole class was watching. Then he started killing Miah's friends.

Lasheika Marie Ziglar, 29, was arrested and charged with one felony count of making a false report concerning mass violence on educational property.


Local organization "Help Asheville Bears" is offering a $5,000 reward for information on whoever put a 'Trump 2020' sticker on this black bear's collar, spotted in North Asheville. Full story: (Photos by Sheila Chapman)

A Texas man who admitted on social media he breached the U.S. Capitol also urged the assassination of Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Often misinterpreted as Mexico's equivalent of Halloween, the two-day Nov. 1-2 Day of the Dead is a celebration to welcome and commune with the dead, not fear their return or revive old hatreds.

Johnny Depp's defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard entered its fourth week in a Virginia court on Tuesday.

JUST IN: A letter sent on Saturday, Jan. 9, to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, signed by N.C. District 11 leaders of the Democratic Party, lists examples they say are grounds for Rep. Cawthorn's expulsion from Congress.

Officials confirm Congressman Cawthorn has been charged with speeding, driving left of center and driving while license revoked over the course of the past five months.

Rep. Cawthorn is paid a $175,000 salary each year by taxpayers, to vote on national issues and contribute his part in making laws. News 13's Ty Russell takes a look at Cawthorn's voting & attendance record & what it means for WNC.