More Rain Expected

Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 18 September 2012, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.

Be sure to join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM today for the Carolinas' best morning newscast.  Our big story today...the weather.  More rain is expected today.  That follows a day of rain Monday that led to flooding and other issues...including several water rescues.  Cam Man Ron Lee has been checking areas throughout the night...he'll keep us updated in a live report, while meteorologist Kelly Franson will have your First Alert Weather forecast.

The so-called "Frankenstein" burglar is scheduled to appear in court on robbery charges today...a day after he was in court on auto theft charges.

Astrid Martinez has a compelling, all-new story in a live report...she's taking a look at the growing diversity in our local suburbs.  You don't want to miss this one!

This morning...Republican Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney is on the defensive about a new video.  You'll hear what he has to say as we have new information on Campaign 2012.

Speaking of politics...gubernatorial candidates Walter Dalton and Pat McCrory will both be in Charlotte today...both speaking at the same event.

In Lebanon...the leader of the country's powerful Hezbollah Islamic militant group is calling for sustained protests against that anti-Islam movie.  Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah says the U.S. must ban the movie and have it removed from the Internet.

A big night in the Denver Broncos traveled to Atlanta to take on the Falcons.  Just wait until you hear what quarterback Peyton Manning did in the first quarter!

And while we're talking about Atlanta...we'll have highlights from the Braves matchup with the Miami Marlins.

All that and so much more...when you join us for WBTV News This Morning from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.