It's a bit chilly out there as we begin this Thursday, 21 November 2013! Good morning to you from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning. Hope to see you this morning from 4:30 to 7 AM for the best, most comprehensive look at news happening in our world today.
Here's a brief look at just some of the stories we're following for you this morning:
Cam Man Ron Lee will be live with the story of a carjacking in east Charlotte...all while a small child sat in the back seat. One person was shot before the vehicle was taken. Right now, police are looking for the carjackers.
A two year old is in the hospital in Shelby right now...being treated for smoke inhalation following a fire overnight.
A meeting is going to be held today for residents concerned about the wildfire in the Linville Gorge area of Burke County. Meanwhile...the fire continues to burn. Firefighters set a fire to 100 acres in the area yesterday as part of their control efforts.
Pakistani officials say a suspected U.S. drone has killed six people in northwest Pakistan, and at least two of those killed were Afghan militants.
Illinois has become the 16th state to allow same-sex marriages.
This morning, police in Rock Hill are looking for two men wanted in a deadly shooting at an apartment complex.
There will be a job fair today...involving companies looking to hire service men and women.
The state's highest civilian honor will be presented to six North Carolinians today for their outstanding service in sciencee, fine arts, literature and public service.
Kemba Walker scored a season-high 31 points and the Charlotte Bobcats handed the turnover-prone Brooklyn Nets their sixth loss in their past seven games. The Bobcats get the 95-91 win.
We start the day with cloudy skies...and cool temperatures. There's also a chance of rain today. Al Conklin will have complete details in your First Alert Weather forecast.
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