BREAKING: Compromise Charlotte airport bill passes in early morning hours

Good morning it's Christine Nelson. It's Friday, July 26. Here is a look at what's happening now. WBTV News This Morning is on from 4:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.


Just a few hours ago, members of the state House, then the Senate, approved a so-called compromise bill. It is now law but there is a twist: the city of Charlotte will still have some control of the airport. WBTV's Astrid Martinez has details on the House/Senate vote that happened in the overnight hours while you were sleeping.

*We also have the latest on the abortion and voter ID bill that also passed in Raleigh. Both topics putting North Carolina in the national headlines recently.

LIVE: We're also following an officer-involved shooting in Union County that turned deadly. Authorities were answering a domestic-related call. WBTV's Cam Man Ron Lee has live details on what went down.

SouthPark Mall has seen its share of issues when severe weather has come through. WBTV continued to get answers on the latest roof collapse from earlier this week. Officials finally answered our questions on whether the roof is structurally sound.

We're also letting you know about the big fundraiser along Charlotte's booty loop this weekend!

See you on the air!