Good morning to you on this Thursday, 4 April 2013, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning! Is your television on yet? Be sure to tune in to WBTV News This Morning from 4:30 to 7:00 AM...as there is a lot to tell you about.
Cam Man Ron Lee will be live with new details about a wreck in East Charlotte that has left one person dead and three others hurt. It happened along Pence Road.
One person is in the hospital this morning, after being hit by a car along South Boulevard and Bland Street.
More tension this morning over the situation in North Korea. Overnight, North Korea leaders authorized the use of nuclear weapons to attack U-S forces. South Korea says it's prepared to fight a missile launch. U-S Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has shifted the nation's anti-missile defense system to Guam.
There is heightened security at Fort Knox in Kentucky this morning...as authorities search for the person who shot and killed an army civilian employee.
Results in overnight...Connecticut lawmakers have approved wide-ranging legislation in response to last year's deadly school shooting in Newtown. They include a ban on the sales of large-capacity ammunition magazines and more than 100 weapons that previously had been legal.
Four men accused of teaming up to rob three area businesses will head to court today.
A very interesting, all-new story from Astrid Martinez this morning...about the growing popularity of on-line dating! She talks to a relationship expert who has advice for singles looking to spruce up their online profile.
Grab your umbrella!! You're going to need it later today as rain is about to hit the area. Al Conklin will have complete details in your First Alert Weather forecast.
And good news for Charlotte Bobcats fans...the team got its latest win last night!
All that and so much more...when you join us from 4:30 to 7:00 this morning! Hope to see you then!
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