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Breaking News: Break-in At Home Of Police Detective

Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 18 December 2012, from the WBTV News Morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.  Be sure to turn on your television right now, as we have a lot of news to bring you from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.

BREAKING NEWS:  Cam Man Ron Lee will be live from north Charlotte...where someone tried to break into the home of a Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police detective.   We're told the detective fire a gun at the person.

Students in Newtown, Connecticut will return to class today for the first time since Friday's terrible school massacre.  However, students from Sandy Hook Elementary, where the shootings took place, will not go back yet.  A former middle school is being readied for their return.  We'll have more details on the latest from Newtown, including information on the first funerals that were held Monday...and the funerals scheduled to be held today.

Charlotte Mecklenburg Police held a vigil for the victims of Newtown last night...and among those in attendance, a man who once attended Sandy Hook Elementary.  You'll hear what he has to say.

In the wake of the school shooting, Dick's Sporting Goods is pulling certain kinds of semi-automatic rifles off its shelves nationwide.

Later today...Mecklenburg County Commissioners will find out more about the complicated revaluation review in Mecklenburg County.

The city of Charlotte has named an interim city manager.

Retiring North Carolina congresswoman Sue Myrick is being honored for her work against terrorism.

Astrid Martinez has an all new story for the morning show...about more and more students who are choosing not to go to college.  That could be a very risky move.  Astrid takes a look at what that could mean for their future. 

A big game for the New York Jets last night as they try to keep their playoff hopes alive.  But chances are, the chant of "Tebow, Tebow, Tebow" is being heard in New York this morning.  We'll have highlights of the Jets game against Tennessee.

Some clouds out there to start our day today...but we should see sunny skies later on.  Al Conklin has your First Alert Weather forecast.

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

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