How can anybody in their right mind hurt an innocent child?-- that's the question Kannapolis neighbors are asking tonight after a 15-month old baby girl dies from severe injuries. Hello everyone, this is Paul Cameron in the WBTV Newsroom. A heartbreaking story that has people upset. Police are upset, too. They are questioning everyone around the child. So far, no arrests.
In Charlotte, there is hurt and anger over a grand jury's decision not to indict CMPD Officer Randall Kerrick after he shot an unarmed man ten times, killing him. Kerrick is white and his victim, Jonathan Ferrell, is black. A rally is planned today even though the state Attorney General plans to resubmit the same voluntary manslaughter charges to a new grand jury next week. We'll listen in to the protest.
Hooded, Halloween masks and well-choreographed precision-- a two-man team of crooks knock off a convenience store and I've got the exclusive video tonight in my weekly Crime Stoppers report.
Another child dies from complications of the flu. That ups the number of North Carolina flu deaths to 28 people.