Today: Man suspected of killing girlfriend goes to court

Hello! I hope you had a nice holiday weekend celebrates moms! This is Christine Nelson on this Monday, May 12. There is a lot of news to cover this morning. Let our award winning team get your morning started. We're live on the air now until 9 a.m. with the best look at the news of the day, weather and traffic updates!

What a heartbreaking story to talk about this morning. Later today a man, accused of killing his 17-year-old girlfriend, will face a judge in Cleveland County. We're digging deeper into what led up to the death of Hannah Bickley. She was supposed to graduate in just a few weeks when she was shot and killed over the weekend! Police in Shelby say the boyfriend has already tried to lie his way through this. We have WBTV's Mark Davenport on this story right now getting us the details from investigators.

NEW: There will be hundred of people marching in Charlotte today. They will be speaking out on behalf of the unemployed. They'll be calling on city officials to help the long-term so? WBTV's Astrid Martinez is finding out exactly what's being asked from the government. She is live this morning with details.

He's calling it a "terrible mistake." Those are the words from L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Today an interview he did with CNN will be released. Plus, the fight his wife intends to put up when it comes to the ownership of the team.

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