Happy Halloween! It's Thursday, 31 October 2013. John Carter of the WBTV News morning team reporting to you this morning. Is your television on? Be sure to tune in this morning from 4:30 to 7AM for the area's best morning newscast. We'll help you get your day off to a better start.
Cam Man Ron Lee is going to be live from Gaston County...he's there right now, gathering information at a crime scene. It isn't clear exactly what's happened...but he'll have plenty of details by the time we go on at 4:30.
A body was found inside a mobile home in Burke County after firefighters responded to a fire at the home. Investigators have not yet released the person's identity.
A hearing is going to be held today on whether to release police dash cam video of a fatal officer-involved shooting in Charlotte.
They've won several Word Series titles...but for the first time in 95 years, since Babe Ruth played for the team, the Boston Red Sox have won a World Series title at home. The Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6 to 1 in game six of the series...taking the series 4 games to 2.
We're looking at mostly cloudy skies in the area today...with highs in the mid-70s...and a chance of rain. Will that rain impact your trick-or-treating later this evening? You can get that answer and more in Al Conklin's First Alert Weather forecast.
All that and so much more when you us from 4:30 to 7AM. Make your morning better...be sure to watch WBTV News This Morning with Christine Nelson, Al Conklin, Sammi Jo Francis and me!
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