Good morning to you on this Monday, 15 October 2012, from the WBTV News morning team... John Carter reporting to you this morning.
Hope you had a good weekend. We have a lot of news to tell you about as we begin the new work week...be sure to join us this morning from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.
Breaking News Alert: Cam Man Ron Lee is reporting live this morning...as police in east Charlotte say they're searching for searching for the person who opened fire inside an apartment building-- leaving one man dead-- at the bottom of a stairwell.
The Catawba County sheriff's office confirms it is looking for two high school students who've gone missing. The two students attend Bandys High School. We're talking to family members who say they're worried.
We're staying on top of a serious health alert in our area. An e-coli outbreak linked to the Cleveland County fair has now lead to one death and 20 other people becoming sick.
A man is charged with careless and reckless driving this morning following a wreck in Gaston County that has left two people in critical condition.
Plus...Astrid Martinez joins us live with a special story that every woman should see. October is Domestic Violence Awareness month...Astrid talks to one local woman who was threatened and abused by the person she loved most. Find out what happened in this compelling story.
The cleanup continues at Charlotte Motor Speedway this morning following this weekend's Bank of America 500. We'll tell you how many tons of trash was left over!
Plus...highlights from NFL action and the Major League Baseball playoffs!
And...you may want to have your umbrella handy this morning. Find out how much rain we can expect in your First Alert Weather forecast.
All that and so much more...plus follow me on Facebook at: John Carter WBTV (be sure to LIKE the page)...and Twitter: @johncarterwbtv
Join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM...see you then!
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say the 911 call came in around 2:21 a.m. about a shooting in the parking lot of the South 21, located in the 3100 block of E. Independence Boulevard.More >>
It happened just before 5 a.m. in an apartment parking lot located in the 600 block of Archdale Drive.More >>
According to PIO Mark Simmons, there was a family displaced on Stonewall Avenue after a tree fell on their home. Another tree fell onto Oakland Avenue, and a third was split down the middle on Myrtle Drive.More >>
Thousands of residents in Mecklenburg, Iredell and Union counties are without power Sunday afternoon after strong storms swept through the area.More >>