Good morning! It's Christine Nelson. Today is Wednesday, July 2. As you're waking up this morning I want you to know the news making headlines. We've been gathering new information while you were sleeping. WBTV News This Morning is live now until 9 a.m. on WBTV and Bounce TV.
Person of interest in Bianca Tanner case
Can you guess who it is? The person who was the last to see Bianca alive. Charlotte Mecklenburg police continues to question Angelo Grayson Smith, Jr., Bianca's boyfriend. WBTV's Astrid Martinez will tell you why police are calling him a person of interest. Plus she will look ahead to what will happen at his court appearance today in Mecklenburg County.
VIDEO ALERT: We have video of a dramatic rescue in Burke County. A teenager had to be rescued from a waterfall. Sky 3 captured the tense moments.
Prepping for Tropical Storm Arthur. Looking at this morning's forecast track, the storm could very well hit the Carolinas. Meterologist Kelly Franson is on your side. She's tracking Arthur's every move. The National Weather Service will give her an update at 5 a.m. so make sure you're watching then if you have holiday plans.
What a bummer. The U.S. Soccer team is eliminated from the World Cup. They have won over new soccer fans in a big way. We'll show you how.