Citizens Review Board Changes; Mayoral Debate

Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 29 October 2013, from the WBTV News Morning team!  John Carter reporting to you this morning...and I invite you to turn your television on now as we have a lot of news to bring you this morning from 4:30 to 7 AM!

The Citizens Review Board is our top story this morning.  A Charlotte City Council committee is recommending changes in how the board operates.  Our Cam Man, Ron Lee, will have details in a live report from police headquarters.

It's one week until election day...and Charlotte's mayoral candidates met for a debate last night.

Today marks one year since super storm Sandy battered the east coast, killing 147 people. Sandy caused an estimated 50-billion dollars in damage.

A man accused of stabbing his wife several times - at their home in Monroe - is scheduled to be in court today.

The ride operator charged in last week's accident at the North Carolina State Fair remains in jail this morning after a judge refused to reduce his $225-thousand bail.

Sports this morning!  The Red Sox are now up 3 games to 2 against the St. Louis Cardinals after winning game five of the World Series last night.  And in NFL action...the Seattle Seahawks beat the St. Louis Rams.

We have cloudy skies to start our day...but that's going to change.  Meteorologist Al Conklin says we can expect sunny skies and no chance of rain later today...with highs in the 70s.  Be sure to stay tuned for his First Alert Weather forecast.

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