Allison Latos

Allison Latos joined the Eyewitness News team in May 2011 as anchor/reporter. She is the co-anchor of "Channel 9 Eyewitness News Daybreak" on WSOC-TV from 430 a.m. to 7 a.m., “Eyewitness News This Morning” on TV64 from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., and “Eyewitness News Midday” on WSOC-TV. Before coming to Channel 9, Allison was an anchor at WTOV in Steubenville, OH.

While at WTOV one of her investigative reports brought to light the heroin epidemic in the area that was not previously at the forefront and was the subject of a public awareness special. In 2010 Allison covered the weeklong trial of a local police chief involved in the Sarah Jessica Parker surrogate scandal.

A native of Wheeling, West Virginia, Allison attended West Virginia University where she graduated summa cum laude as an honors scholar. She loves traveling, cooking, exercising, trying new restaurants, and spending time with family and friends.

Latest from Allison Latos

Attorney for victim in school shooting investigates possible civil case

Exactly one week after an Albemarle High School student opened fire on a classmate shooting him twice right outside the school, the victim's attorney spoke to Channel 9 about his condition and claims he bullied the suspected shooter.   Bernard Miller is still in the hospital in very serious condition, ...

United Way employee accused of stealing from nonprofit

A United Way employee is accused of stealing from the nonprofit.   After 90 to 120 days, Charlotte Douglas International Airport gives lost and found items to the United Way so the agency can distribute them to local charities.   But instead, police said Jerry Smothers took thousands of dollars ...

Woman talks about her treatment for stage 3 breast cancer

Oct. 1 is the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Mary Geneva Brackett’s life changed forever in 2009. At 28, she felt a lump in her left breast. She worked in the banking industry. “At the time, Wells Fargo had acquired Wachovia (bank), and I ignored it (the lump) for ...

Former CFD captain faces felony drug charge

A former Charlotte Fire Department captain accused of stealing painkillers from a disabled man is facing a new charge. ARTICLE: Fire Dept. captain accused of stealing meds while on duty Channel 9 was the only news crew at the Iredell County Magistrate Office Wednesday when Charlie Morris turned himself in ...

Fate of Penguin Drive-In site remains unclear

The Penguin Drive-In, an iconic Plaza Midwood restaurant, is not serving customers while the owner goes through bankruptcy, but Channel 9 learned what could happen to the business.   The owner filed for bankruptcy in August to avoid eviction.   Owner Lisa Ballentine met with creditors who are owed hundreds ...

Second doctor faces charges in Rowan Co. pain pill ring

A Rowan County pain pill plot thickens as another doctor faces a criminal charge.   Dr. Cheryl Navarro-McGuinness walked silently into the Rowan County Magistrate's Office with her attorney by her side to turn herself in on a felony charge Wednesday.   She's the second doctor accused in pain pill ...

American Airlines flights to Europe from Charlotte could be cut

Flights from Charlotte Douglas Airport could be slashed after a disappointing summer season for US Airways.   Aviation expert Michael Lowrey told Channel 9 many seats from the Queen City to Europe this summer were empty.   “The numbers this summer for US Airways and American Airlines are weak,” he ...

$475K settlement reached in Sheriff’s Office sexual harassment lawsuit

Two women dropped a sexual harassment lawsuit against the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday. Suzanne Wick and Lisa Mangiardi’s attorney said the Sheriff’s Office will pay $475,000 to settle the suit over Deputy Ben Jenkins, who targeted them while investigating their domestic violence cases. Their attorney told Channel 9 ...

Organization concerned over field trip near Duke Energy coal ash pond

Waterkeeper Alliance environmentalists took aerial pictures of Duke Energy's Buck Steam station and coal ash ponds in Salisbury and Donna Lisenby said they made a shocking discovery -- a Rowan-Salisbury school bus parked on the property.   “I immediately said, ‘Oh my God, are there kids here?’ My heart started ...

Legal decision could impact zoning across city

Legal decision could impact zoning across city

Myers Park homeowners' legal battle didn't stop construction of the Queens University parking deck but attorney Ken Davies said their win in the North Carolina Court of Appeals stops the school from getting bigger. "They are now over the limit," said Davies. "Now they're not going to have to remove ...

 
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