Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 19 February 2013, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.
It's time to turn on your television...we have a lot of news to tell you about from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.
We are live with Cam Man Ron Lee...who has been following the story of an unusual traffic stop. Troopers stopped a pickup truck on I-77 in Charlotte...being driven by an 11-year-old!
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory delivers his first State of the State address...and says he's "...already stepped on some toes on the left and right." We'll have more on his speech and what it means for the future of North Carolina.
A chilling story regarding the Connecticut school shooting...law enforcement sources tell CBS News the young man who killed 20 students and six teachers was trying to top the death toll from a shooting in Norway in July 2011. Anders Brevik is accused of killing 77 people in that attack.
Ongoing talk of gun control is driving up business at local gun shops. People are coming to Charlotte from out of state looking for ammunition...as it is running low in some areas of the country.
Olympian Oscar Pistorius has now been charged with premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend, 29-year-old Reeva Steenkamp.
A plan to build a truck stop along I-40 in Statesville met with a lot of opposition at a meeting last night...we'll tell you what happened.
Astrid Martinez joins us live with an important story this morning...if you use the bus in Charlotte, you may soon notice changes to the schedule on your route.
Plus...we'll tell you about a young man who's trying to raise a million dollars for charity. Find out why he's heading to Antarctica next week.