Hello. It's Christine Nelson in the WBTV newsroom letting you know we're live on the air now! John Carter and Al Conklin are getting you caught up on news and weather right now for your early risers. Tonya Rivens and I will join them at 5 a.m.
Our top story this morning - there are more developments in the fatal officer-involved in Charlotte that has since made national headlines. Family members of the victims and now the NAACP will be holding a news conference later this morning. We also have info on where the Charlotte officer who fatally shot the unarmed man is right now. WBTV's Cam Man Ron Lee has live reports throughout the morning with the latest details.
Also, a prayer rally will be held in downtown Salisbury today. It's all because of the controversy of prayer at county commission meetings. It's expected to draw thousands.
There are as many as a thousand people waiting to be rescued still from deadly flooding in Colorado. We have details on the massive efforts that are planned to get people to safety.
Plus... Panthers... Powerball...
We also have your first alert weather and traffic every 10 minutes! See you on the air!