Good morning on this Friday, 23 May 2014 - Kristen Miranda with you this morning - filling in for Christine who is a little under the weather.
So much to tell you about when you turn on the TV this morning.
A developing story overnight - the investigation into the death of a person walking along a highway in Caldwell County.
A little boy trying his hardest to recover in the hospital this morning - after police say his mom and her boyfriend abused him. Our Astrid Martinez on that story - she tells us how the department of social services is responding to allegations that it didn't do enough to protect that boy.
There are some purse snatchers on the loose - we'll tell you where - and how they're getting away with the crime.
If you are hopping a flight this morning from Charlotte Douglas - parking and getting to the terminal might be a hassle. We're going to look at some of the problems caused by construction and shifting traffic patterns at the airport.
We're looking ahead to new developments in the case of a former Cleveland county teacher's assistant accused of assaulting a special needs student.
Another step toward legalizing medical marijuana in North Carolina....
And new developments in the effort to keep the film industry booming in our state.
John and Al are kicking things off at 4:30 this morning and the rest of us will join them at 5. We'll see you then!
Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a toddler who was found walking alone at a park right outside of uptown Charlotte Sunday morning.More >>
The owner of Storm, an English golden retriever, knows he's loyal and caring, but on Sunday morning, Storm really surprised him.More >>
Burke County EMS tweeted that the accident occurred around 9:50 a.m. on Interstate 40 at mile marker 115.More >>
The single-vehicle wreck occurred in the 2300 block of Sam Newell Road near Rice Road. Matthews Fire and EMS tweeted about the crash shortly before 11 a.m.More >>
A teen was killed and another person was airlifted to the hospital when an SUV struck a four-wheeler in Burke County Saturday.More >>