Closing Arguments In Edwards Trial

Good morning to you on this Thursday, May 17, 2012, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting for you this morning!  Be sure to join us from 4:30 to 7 AM this morning for the area's best newscast.

The possibility of scattered thunderstorms in the area exists this morning.  Al Conklin's working in the First Alert Weather Center right now...putting together your morning forecast.

Closing arguments are expected today...and jury deliberations could get underway the campaign finance trial of John Edwards.  We'll have more on what's expected in court today, as well as give you details of what happened as the defense wrapped up its case.

A disturbing story in the Charlotte Mecklenburg School system...reports of sexual violence are on the rise.  Most of the cases happening in middle schools.

Good news for air travelers this morning...checkpoint C at Charlotte Douglas International Airport is reopening after undergoing renovations.  There were plenty of backups while it was closed...some folks had to wait in security lines more than an hour.

Christine Nelson has an all-new See, Click, Fix investigation for you this morning...the story of a storm water drain that many think is putting the public, especially children, at risk.

And another story, all-new for the morning show, from Kristen Hampton.  It's that time of year when pests abound!  She'll have great information on how to take care of yourself and your family.

Those stories and so much more, including Tonya Rivens with your First Alert Traffic, coming up when you join us from 4:30 to 7 AM today!  See you then!