LIVE: A car loses control and crashes into a Charlotte home; Doctor: Obese should pay more for healthcare

Good Monday morning! It's February 27. This is Christine Nelson with your first look at what we're covering on WBTV News This Morning at 4:30 a.m.!

WBTV's Cam Man Ron Lee jumped on this story as soon as he heard it on the scanners. He'll show us the aftermath after a car loses control and crashes into a home in Charlotte.

A local doctor talks to us about the obesity epidemic in this country. You'll also hear his take on how to handle the issue: The obese should pay more for healthcare. Do you agree? Disagree? WBTV's Kristen Hampton got the interview. She'll be live with the story.

Plus, this JUST IN to the newsroom this morning. There have been arrests for an assassination plot against Russian President Vladimir Putin.

We'll see you on the air!