Good morning! It's Wednesday, April 16. This is Christine Nelson. Hope you're opening this email is one of the first things you're doing as you wake up. I'm about to give you a quick summary of the stories we're covering on WBTV News This Morning from 4:30-9 a.m. I know you're busy so I'll try to make this quick.
Parents will be getting a letter from Cleveland County Schools today. It's about a teacher behaving badly. Caron Blanton was arrested for allegedly sending sexually explicit videos and pictures of herself to two of her middle school students. We'll tell you what's next for Blanton in the legal process.
We noticed Charlotte on the Associated Press wires this morning. It's because the city found out how much it's going to clean up PCB's illegally dumped in the sewer system. We'll share that seven-digit figure with you.
Also, the adoptive family of missing Rowan County teenager Erica Parsons will no longer get to care for their two youngest children. We'll tell you what one of our sources revealed to us.
We're also following a breaking story: Officials in South Korea say nearly 300 people are still missing following the sinking of a ferry off the country's southern coast.
See you on air!