Good morning! It's Christine Nelson on this Monday, June 9. I'm hoping this is the first email you're reading as you're waking up this morning. Just wanted to let you know we're live on the air now getting you caught up on some big stories making headlines right now. Turn your TV on and let us get your morning started on the right foot!
ALERT: Bold robber on the loose
We really need you to pay attention to your televisions for this story. That's because we have some pretty good pictures of a man who robbed a Walgreen's in Salisbury at gunpoint. At one point officials were concerned people were held hostage inside. We'll tell you what happened and our Astrid Martinez has latest on the search to find this bold robber!
LIVE: Teen killed days before graduation
A tragic accident to tell you about and the backstory is even more sad. An 18-year-old Gaston County high school student is killed in a one-car wreck. What's worse, she was days away from graduating. Our Mark Davenport is on the scene to walk us through exactly what happened.
Got a student loan or a child in college who does? We'll tell you about President Obama repayment proposal that will give students some breathing room to pay back federal loans.
NEW: Charlotte's most famous Bachelorette is reportedly off the market! Details on the surprise wedding in South Carolina.
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Charlotte-Mecklenburg police say it happened around 9:08 a.m. outside the center, in the 2500 block of E Independence Boulevard.More >>
Vurnel Smith Jr., 40, is being sought after 65-year-old Jacquline Gordon-White died at a north Charlotte home and a man was later found dead in a trunk.More >>
From the North Carolina Research Campus: Standard Process is ushering in a new era of innovation with the opening of the Standard Process Center of Excellence at the North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, North Carolina and by announcing a new leadership team, board and plans for growth, according to a news release from the NCRC.More >>
A woman visiting the probation office ended up going back to jail on drug charges. According to the report, Shawna Marie Dickinson, 40, of Carolina Boulevard, went to the probation office on Thursday.More >>
A spokesperson for the North Carolina Department of Labor says that the “KMG Fire Ball” ride operated at a fair in Charlotte approximately two months before the deadly incident in Ohio.More >>