Plane Lands On Busy Highway 321; Zimmerman Juror Speaks Out

Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 16 July 2013 from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.  Be sure to tune in from 4:30 to 7:00 AM for the area's best morning newscast!

We're going to bring you a wild story this morning!  Imagine driving along one of the busiest highways in the area...and seeing a plane land on the highway right in front of you!  It happened along highway 321 in Caldwell County.  Our Cam Man Ron Lee will be live with complete details.

More than a hundred people arrested following the latest Moral Monday protests in Raleigh.

A final vote that would have given the state control of Charlotte-Douglas International Airport was postponed last night because of conversations between house republicans and the city of Charlotte.

House republican Ruth Samuelson tells WBTV News the controversial abortion bill may show up this morning on the Senate docket.

A juror in the George Zimmerman trial is speaking out.  She says jurors did not believe race played a factor in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

Meanwhile...more people took to the streets in Los Angeles and Oakland California to protest the Zimmerman acquittal.  It turned violent in Los Angeles...when some protesters began running through the streets attacking and businesses.

Some positive news about singer Randy Travis as he is being treated for a stroke and heart issues at a Texas hospital.

We have an all-new, must-see story for you this morning.  A local teenager is showing she's not too young to make a positive difference in the lives of others, as she gives back to the community.  Astrid Martinez will be live to tell us the story you don't want to miss.

It appears we're going to hit 90 degrees today for the first time this July...and there's little chance of rain.  We'll have your complete First Alert Weather forecast.

The MLB All-Star game is tonight!

We have all that and so much be sure to join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM!  And remember, Christine Nelson and I are on Facebook and Twitter all morning long, with lots of news and behind-the-scenes information and photos!  Check out my Twitter page at:  @johncarterwbtv  See you later this morning!