Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 14 August 2012, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.
We have a lot of news that happened overnight to tell you about when you join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM. A 12 to 14 year old child has been shot and killed in west Charlotte...and police are now looking for the gunman. Cam Man Ron Lee was on the scene minutes after the shooting and will join us live with more details.
We're following a story of a terrible accident in Cleveland County...two motorcyclists have been killed after hitting an SUV along highway 18 in Fallston, just north of Shelby.
Today, members of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners are expected to introduce a measure for the first time about CMS and undocumented students. Some people are calling the idea "ridiculous". We'll tell you what's happening.
In College Station, Texas...near the campus of Texas A&M University, three people, including a member of a law enforcement team, have been killed in a shootout. Several others were wounded.
Astrid Martinez, the newest member of the WBTV News morning team, has a compelling story you don't want to miss...new safety measures being installed in cars may make you safer, but could be putting emergency workers in danger. Astrid will have all the details.
Plus...we'll update you on the condition of the Reverend Billy Graham, who remains in an Asheville hospital this morning.
Also...we've learned two players for the Carolina Panthers suffered concussions in Saturday's game against the Houston Texans.