More Rain Forecast; Man Shot In Attempted Robbery

RAIN is on the way today!  Be sure to turn on your television to WBTV to get the very latest.

Good morning to you on this Wednesday, 31 July 2013, from the WBTV News morning team... John Carter reporting to you this morning.  Be sure to join us on the air from 4:30 to 5:00 AM.

Yes...more rain is in our forecast today.  A chance of scattered thunderstorms later this afternoon.  You'll get the best, most complete and accurate forecast from meteorologist Al Conklin.

The big question about the much impact is it going to have on the area...will it cause more flooding in areas already hit hard by flooding?  Cam Man Ron Lee will be reporting live on that aspect of the story.

Police are looking for a shooter right now after a man was shot during an attempted armed robbery in north Charlotte.  It happened late last night at the Shell gas station near Reagan Drive.  The victim is in serious condition.

Traffic issues along Carowinds Boulevard in south Charlotte this morning! The 14000 block is closed. The problem was caused by a water main break on Monday.  Crews had hoped to have the road open by yesterday morning, but haven't been able to complete their work.  We'll have alternate routes...and any other traffic problems...from the First Alert Traffic Center.

The woman accused of killing former York mayor Melvin Roberts will be in court today.

A sentencing hearing begins today for U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who's been convicted of espionage and a host of other charges for giving secrets to WikiLeaks.

Health officials say they may have found the source of a stomach bug that's sickened more than 350 people in 15 states.

How fast can you lose weight?  How about a couple of inches off your waistline...during your lunch break?   Astrid Martinez will be live with an all-new story on a Charlotte doctor who promises to make those trouble spots disappear!

The South Carolina Aquarium is releasing three sea turtles after their treatment at the aquarium's hospital.  The three are to be released today on the beach at the Isle of Palms.

The Charlotte Bobcats have announced they've re-signed shooting guard Gerald Henderson.  A person familiar with the situation had said the deal is worth $18 million over three seasons with a player option for the third season.

All that and so much more...when you join us from 4:30 to 7:00 this morning for WBTV News This Morning.  And I'll also be on Facebook and Twitter with more information and behind-the-scenes tidbits during the show!  See you then!