Surprise Choice For Bobcats Head Coach

Good morning on this Tuesday, June 19, 2012, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.

A lot of news to tell you about this morning...including more on the new coach of the Charlotte Bobcats.  A bit of a surprise to Mike Dunlap, an assistant at St. John's, was not one of the team's three finalists.  We'll have a live report.

Charlotte city council has held its first meeting since rejecting a one-point-nine-seven billion dollar budget plan...we'll have details on what happened.

The family of a mother accused of starving her 16-year-old daughter to death is speaking out.

How about this...the naughtiest dog in America lives in South Carolina!  You'll want to hear more about that!

A local teacher who was suspended for yelling at a student about President now back at work.

Deliberations could begin as early as Thursday in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation trial.  Defense testimony began Monday with character witnesses who defended the reputation of the former Penn State assistant football coach.

Plus...South Carolina in the College World Series.  Not a good night for the Gamecocks, as their NCAA record winning streak comes to an end.  But...the team is still in the running for a third consecutive championship.'s going to be getting much hotter in the area!  We'll have your complete First Alert Weather forecast details.

All that and so much more!  Be sure to join us for Charlotte's BEST morning newscast...4:30 to 7 AM.  See you then!