Hi everyone, this is Paul Cameron in the WBTV Newsroom.
Tonight at 11:00-- we're exploring Nelson Mandela's direct effect on Charlotte. We're talking to people he influenced from thousands of miles away.
We're also hearing from state leaders about luring a new Boeing manufacturing plant and 8,000 jobs to Charlotte. The competition is stiff-- 14 other cities are trying to do the same thing. What does one lawmaker think about recruiting the aviation giant?
We've learned tonight a 23-year old kid from Matthews is who police say used a shotgun to try and rob a CVS Pharmacy in Denver. Tyler Cameron Kennedy is accused of firing his gun at police. They returned fire and hit the mark. Kennedy is in the hospital tonight facing serious charges.
'Tis the season for crime. There's been a rash of thefts as people get distracted by the holiday hustle and bustle. Brigida Mack is talking with police who have a specific warning for mall shoppers.
And Molly Grantham revisits a community marching band that has been inundated with requests for appearances ever since her story first aired. The Drills of Hope are keeping kids occupied and off the streets, away from trouble.