DEVELOPING: Man accused of kidnapping niece arrested in another state

Good morning! It's Monday, May 7. This is Christine Nelson in the newsroom right now sending you an email on the stories we're covering on WBTV News This Morning at 4:30 a.m.

DEVELOPING: We're following the overnight development of the 12-year-old who was kidnapped in Charlotte, authorities say, by her own uncle. WBTV found out he has been arrested and we have his picture. We'll tell you where he was caught and detail how he pulled off the alleged crime.

Also, we have video of the American taken hostage by Al Qaeda. He's pleading for the Obama administration to meet the terrorists' demands.

Plus, Churchill Downs is of course known for the Kentucky Derby. We'll tell you what police recently discovered there that has launched a criminal investigation.

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