Mother: "I shouldn't be burying my son. My son should be burying me"

Hello. It's Wednesday, September 18. This is Christine Nelson. I went through the rundown and wanted to give you a heads up on the stories we're covering on WBTV News This Morning. We're live on air and streaming on the web from 4:30-7 a.m.

The mother of Jon Ferrell, the man shot and killed by a Charlotte police officer, had many words for how she and her family is coping with the loss of her son. She has more to say since Monday's press conference. And you'll hear it on WBTV News. That story will air at 5:02.

OVERNIGHT: We have dramatic video of a fire that erupted in Charlotte's University area. There were two people inside the home at the time.

Also, a local woman in scheduled to be in court. She's accused of killing her grandson.

We're live on the air right now! Early risers: John Carter and Al Conklin are getting you caught up on news and weather from 4:30-5 a.m. Tonya Rivens and I will join them at 5.