Flood Advisory In Effect; Salisbury Shooting Death

Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 24 June 2014, from the WBTV News morning team...John Carter reporting to you this morning.  We hope you'll join us from 4:30 to 9 AM this morning for the area's only Emmy award-winning newscast.

FLOOD ADVISORY:  A flood advisory is in effect for Avery County until 6 AM.  We'll have more on that...as well as your complete First Alert Weather forecast, from Al Conklin...Charlotte's most experienced morning meteorologist.

LIVE:  We'll be live from Rowan County.  An investigation is underway following the shooting death of a man in Salisbury.

Invesitgators are trying to determine who set fire to a playground in a northeast Charlotte neighborhood.  The playground was destroyed...damage estimated at $30,000.

This morning...police are trying find and arrest the boyfriend of Bianca Tanner, the missing second grade teacher from Charlotte.  If you can help locate the boyfriend, police want you to call them.

A man wanted in connection with a high speed chase in Catawba County...has been arrested at a motel in Boone.  We'll have more on the late night arrest.

Primary runoff elections are being held in seven sates today, including South Carolina.

The crisis in Iraq:  Secretary of State John Kerry is back in Iraq for a second day today, hoping that support from the autonomous Kurdish region will force Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to cede more power to Sunni and Kurdish minorities and avoid a civil war.

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to appear in a Boston court today for a hearing in the 2012 drive-by slayings of two men.

Two universities in the nation's capital have agreed to a major energy deal to buy more than half their power from three new solar power farms planned in North Carolina.

We have those stories...and so much more, including your First Alert Traffic, when you join us from 4:30 to 7 AM on WBTV...then from 7 to 9 AM on the Bounce channel.  We hope you'll join us!  And remember, Christine Nelson and I will be on Facebook and Twitter throughout the morning, so log in as well.