Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 9 October 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...as there is a lot happening to tell you about.
Cam Man Ron Lee is live with the story of a chase for two suspects that went from Gaston County into Mecklenburg County. The chase ended when the suspects' car wrecked in a wooded area. Police say they ran from the scene but were later captured.
A major national story we're following this morning with new information coming in overnight. Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky faces sentencing today, but still says he's innocent of the child sex abuse. He called a Pennsylvania radio station last night to claim his innocence again...you'll hear what he had to say.
Astrid Martinez has an all-new story for the morning show...about a woman fighting a rare genetic disorder that threatens her life. Astrid has details of what she's facing...and what's being done to keep her alive.
North Korea has delivered a new warning to the U-S, South Korea, Japan and Guam. We have more details on the growing tension in the area.
We'll have the latest on a 12-year-old Gaston County boy who's being treated for E. Coli in the ICU at Carolinas Medical Center.
Another chilly start to the day in our area...and there's been rain. But how about this...snow has been falling not too far from here...in the Appalachian Mountains...at least at one ski resort. Al Conklin will have your complete First Alert Weather forecast.
Plus...great sports action from the NFL and MLB! The Houston Texans put their perfect record on the line as they went up against the New York Jets last night...we'll have highlights of the game that saw a 100-yard kickoff return for a touch down!