Good morning. This is Christine Nelson checking in. Today is Monday, April 14. I wanted you to get a first look at the stories making headlines this morning. John Carter is back from vacation and will be joining me, Ashley Batey and Sammi Jo Frances for all your news, weather and traffic headlines.
NEW: The man accused of killing three people at two Kansas City Jewish sites is a well-known white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan leader of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Cross goes by Glenn Miller and Frazier Glenn Miller. A man and his 14-year-old grandson were shot to death in the parking lot behind the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City. Then, just a few blocks away, a young woman was shot and killed at a Jewish retirement community. We have more details on Miller's background during the news this morning.
RIGHT NOW: Detectives are investigating how a little boy in West Charlotte accidentally shot himself inside a home.
HAPPENING TODAY: Three suspects in a shooting in a Gaston County Wal-mart parking lot are expected in court today.
Plus...Charlotte's new mayor will preside over his first city council meeting today. We have a look ahead on what's on the agenda.
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