Hello everyone, this is Paul Cameron in the WBTV Newsroom. Did you get soaked by today's rain? Get ready for more tomorrow. Eric Thomas says this could be a very stormy week. He'll have the latest in his First Alert Forecast at 11:00.
President Obama asks, "What do they have to hide?" in response to Russian separatists blocking international access to the Malaysia Airlines crash site. Malaysia's Prime Minister then worked a deal with a rebel leader to allow investigators in to retrieve the voice and data recorders. Many of the human remains are now being moved by refrigerated boxcar to the Netherlands, where the flight originated.
Texas Governor Rick Perry says the feds aren't doing it, so he's sending 1,000 members of the National Guard to the Mexican border to stem the flow of unaccompanied children into the US. The governor says he "will not stand idly by while our citizens are under assault and little children of central America are held in squalor."
An active civil rights advocate, who has lived illegally in Charlotte for 15 years, is behind bars tonight. The reason? He is not a U-S citizen. Border Patrol arrested Rausel Arista in a New York airport today.
Arista's friends staged a vigil tonight in Charlotte, saying he is the father of two children here and should be allowed to stay. Chances are, say officials, he will be deported back to Mexico.