Car hits 9th grader on curb

Hello again everyone, it's Paul Cameron in the WBTV newsroom.

Tonight at 5:00PM—a freshman at East Mecklenburg High, standing on the curb, gets clipped by an out-of-control driver this afternoon.  The 15-year old will live, but not without a broken bone and head injuries.  We'll tell you why the driver lost control.

What's a museum to do when hordes of out-of-town protestors could gain entry to the priceless and irreplaceable items on display?   Tonight, we're asking Charlotte's museums how they're planning to protect themselves during the Democratic Convention when delegates and protestors could be elbow to elbow.

A dozen horses seized by officials after complaints the owner was neglecting them.  The owner disagrees.  We'll show you the pictures of what appear to be very skinny animals.

The first grocery store of its kind in Charlotte is about to close its doors for good.  Why the original Harris-Teeter is going away.

Trending on Investigators from the Environmental Protection Agency say 47 residential wells are contaminated with cobalt. Click here for the full story.

Join Maureen O'Boyle, Eric Thomas, Delano Little and me for WBTV News at 5:00 Tonight!