Missing toddler's father speaks about disappearance; Double digit lead in NC governor's poll

Good morning! It's Christine Nelson writing you this email from my desk in the newsroom. Here's a look at some of the top stories we're covering on WBTV News This Morning on this Wednesday, January 18.

Rain is going to affect you getting out the door and could cause some trouble on your commute this morning. Tune in for the most reliable, live updates every 10 minutes in your First Alert Traffic reports.

Amir Jennings, the missing South Carolina toddler is still no where to be found! We'll tell you what his father, who is speaking for the first time since the child's disappearance, is saying about one of the allegations against his family.

Making, or at least thinking about, your vacation plans this year? If cruising is your thing, the disaster on the Costa Concordia in Italy certainly has your attention. WBTV's Derrick Rose digs deeper into safety rules aboard ships.

Plus... what's behind the internet blackout? We'll explain.

See you on the air!