Good morning to you on this Thursday, 26 June 2014, from the WBTV News morning team... John Carter reporting to you this morning. We hope you'll go ahead and turn on your television now and join us from 4:30 to 9 AM on WBTV and the Bounce channel. We've got a lot to tell you about this morning.
Police have made an arrest following a homicide in West Charlotte. Officers have arrested 26 year old Wisezah Buckman. They say he shot and killed 36 year old Thurmont Davis on Wilkinson Boulevard.
The U.S.-led international coalition in Afghanistan says one of its service members has been killed in an attack in the country's south. NATO says the soldier died as a result of an enemy forces attack Wednesday.
The Rowan-Salisbury school system is expected to make a big announcement today. We'll tell you about a meeting that's being held this morning where the announcement will be made.
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer is on paid administrative leave this morning...charged with DWI.
This morning we've learned that a convicted sex offender that investigators say was behind a child pornography ring in North Carolina was not on the sex offender registry.
The NC House has passed legislation allowing drivers to renew their licenses without standing in line at the DMV. To renew remotely, the person would need a valid drivers' license issued after they turned 18, and had the previous renewal occur in person.
We'll tell you about a big job fair being held today in Burke County...more than 70 employers are looking to hire.
Get ready for another hot day...we could hit the 90s today following a brief reprieve! Al Conklin will have complete details!
And if you're looking to cool off...we're going to tell you about a huge event being held in the mountains this weekend featuring a CMA Vocal Group of the Year...followed by a major fireworks show! I'll be there to emcee the show...which kicks off the Appalachian Summer Festival!