BREAKING OVERNIGHT NEWS ALERT: Police in Salisbury are looking for a shooter right now after a man was shot and killed on East Fisher Street just before one this morning. The dead man has been identified as 23 year old Marquis Antonio Feamster. We'll be LIVE from Salisbury with all-new details.
Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 8 July 2014, from the WBTV News morning show team... John Carter reporting to you this morning. Turn on your television and join us from 4:30 to 9 AM this morning for Charlotte's only Emmy award-winning newscast. We have a lot to tell you about this morning.
LIVE: Two men are recovering this morning after they were shot on Deerwood road...that's not far off Moores Chapel Road...in west Mecklenburg County. Witnesses told police the shots were fired out of a car that had several people inside. We'll be live with the latest details.
The medical examiner now confirms a body found in southwest Charlotte is that of Bianca Tanner...the teacher who'd been missing for more than three weeks. Angelo Grayson Smith Junior was charged with murder after the body was found last Thursday. He made his first court appearance on that charge yesterday. A judge set a bond hearing for July 16th.
The search continues this morning for a missing Gastonia woman. Amy Arrington's husband says they were at Myrtle beach this weekend when she went into the water and never returned. But we are learning...there is more to this story.
We'll tell you what happened at a public information meeting held in Cornelius last night about the proposed toll lanes on I-77. A lot of angry people left the meeting.
In the world of entertainment...production of the new Star Wars movie is on hold as star Harrison Ford recovers from a broken leg.
Donald Sterling has been ordered to appear this afternoon at a hearing in his challenge to his estranged wife's $2 billion deal to sell the Los Angeles Clippers. Sterling skipped yesterday's opening of the case in a Los Angeles courtroom.
Plus...Kristen Miranda will be working out of ALERT CENTER to bring us up to the minute video and information on local stories as well as stories from around the world. No other news station can bring you information faster and more complete than Kristen.
And it's going to be a very hot day today...up around 93 degrees. Al Conklin will have complete details in your First Alert Weather forecast. You don't want to miss it. And Sammi Jo Francis will have your First Alert Traffic.