Body Found In Apartment; Runoff Election Today

Good morning on this Tuesday, 8 October 2013, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning as we prepare to bring you the area's best newscast from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.  Be sure to turn on your television so you don't miss a minute!

You may want to consider taking a light jacket or sweater with you when you head out the door this morning...the high today will only reach into the lower 60s...and we're also looking at a chance of rain!  You won't want to miss Al Conklin's First Alert Weather forecast...the most complete forecast you'll get in the morning.

Cam Man Ron Lee will be live from north Charlotte...where police have found the body of a man in an apartment.  He's been working with police throughout the morning to get more details on what happened.

Funeral services will be held today for one of the victims of that terrible bus crash in Tennessee involving members of a Statesville church.

Authorities in Catawba County are looking for a missing woman right now...she's been identified as 36-year-old Jennifer Wynn.

U.S. authorities are on their way to interrogate a Libyan man accused in the 1998 double U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.  Abu Anas al-Libi is being held on the USS San Antonio in the Mediterranean after being captured by U.S. forces in Libya last weekend.

The latest on the government shutdown...Democrats controlling the Senate are planning to try to pass a stand-alone measure to increase the government's borrowing cap, challenging Republicans to a filibuster showdown.

Astrid Martinez has an important all-new story for the morning that you don't want to miss.  According to new research out of Chapel Hill…certain ethnic groups still believe they are not considered at risk for skin cancer and that can lead to serious problems.

The new $100 bill debuts today!

It's election day in Charlotte...two runoff primaries for Charlotte City Council are being held in District 2 and District 4.

South Carolina officials are meeting today to talk about a new effort to combat prescprescription drug abuse in the state.

In sports...with time running out, the New York Jets kick a field goal to beat the Atlanta Falcons in NFL action.

All this and so much more when you join us this morning from 4:30 to 7:00...hope to see you then!!