Good afternoon, Maureen O'Boyle here in the WBTV Newsroom where we are working on our 5:00 broadcast.
More victims of coach who posed as girl for nude male photos possible
Michael Osborne is a former worker and volunteer coach with Cabarrus County Schools. Tonight he's accused of posing as a girl on facebook to get teenage boys to send him nude photos. So far seven victims have been identified, but our reporter Brody O'Connell is talking to investigators who believe that number could grow.
Hold the Phone- LITERALLY!
A recent spike in cell phone thefts means you'd better keep close watch on your mobile device. Almost 2,900 phones were stolen so far this year. Criminals are snatching phones from unsuspecting victims all over town. We've found some of the places where your phone is most at risk.
Certain treats could make your pet sick, even die
Our reporter Melissa Hankins knows about this first hand. Her adorable pooch Sammy became very ill recently and vets believe treats from China could be the cause. We're on Your Side with what you need to look out for so your pet doesn't become sick while you try to show it love!
Turn up the heat
Eric Thomas is tracking your weekend forecast. How the Football Friday Night games will fare weather-wise? He's got your 7-Day First Alert Forecast.