Child Thrown From Van Following Chase

Good morning to you on this Thursday, 11 October 2012, from the WBTV News morning team... John Carter reporting for you this morning.

A lot of news to tell you about this be sure to join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.

LIVE...Cam Man Ron Lee has the story of a high speed chase through southwest Charlotte that ended when a van crashed into a church!  Two people were thrown from the vehicle...including a two-year-old child.  Ron has details of how the chase began...and what's happening now.

In Gaston officials say there are now four cases of E-Coli related illnesses and they fear there could soon be more.  Officials believe the cases could be connected to the Cleveland County Fair.

We'll tell you about the memorial service held in Charlotte for 23-year-old Jonathan Dailey, whose body was found in a river in Boston earlier this week.

Sad news out of the world of sports...former NFL great, television and movie actor Alex Karras has died at the age of 77.

LIVE...Astrid Martinez has an all-new story looking ahead to tonight's vice-presidential debate!  She's been talking to local folks about the debate's impact on the presidential race.  You'll hear some very interesting comments.

Also all-new this morning...our latest See, Click, Fix investigation.  Christine Nelson has information about a dangerous intersection. was a big night in sports and the Major League Baseball playoffs!  We had two games end in walkoff runs (one of them went 12 innings)...and one game in a major blowout!  We've got highlights.

And another crisp start to the's chilly out there!  We'll have complete details in your First Alert Weather Forecast!!

All that and so much more...coming your way this morning from 4:30 to 7:00 AM...hope you can join us!