Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 28 August 2012, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.
A lot of news to tell you about this morning...be sure to join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.
A prayer service will be held later this morning at West Rowan High School, following a wreck that killed two students yesterday on the first day of class. 15-year old Terry Johnson and 16-year old Cody Rives died in the single vehicle wreck.
Big news out at Charlotte Douglas International Airport...a new runway at the airport that will allow three planes to simultaneously take off and land at the same time. Cam Man Ron Lee joins us live from the airport with more details.
All eyes are on Tropical Storm Isaac this morning as forecasters are trying to determine whether the storm will become a massive rain machine...or a destructive hurricane. Predictions call for Isaac to intensify, possibly into a Category 2 hurricane, with winds of about 100 mph by early tomorrow. Al Conklin's tracking Isaac's path in the First Alert Weather Center.
It's the second day of school for thousands of local students today. We'll take a look back at first day glitches.
And speaking of schools, Astrid Martinez will join us live with a look at local school lunches. Just how healthy are they? And what changes are being made to make sure your children get a good lunch? It's a story you don't want to miss!
A magnitude-4 point 2 earthquake rattled communities 100 miles east of San Diego last night. That coming after a series of earthquakes on Sunday in California that caused power outages and pushed 20 mobiles homes at a trailer park off their foundations.
And in sports...we'll have the latest on cuts made to the Carolina Panthers roster...as well as other NFL teams. Plus...find out why NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is going to be driving a tank at Charlotte Motor Speedway today!