Hi everyone, this is Paul Cameron in the WBTV Newsroom. Charlotte missionary and Ebola virus victim Nancy Writebol is on a plane tonight, headed from Liberia in West Africa to Atlanta, Georgia. That's where doctors believe they can better treat Writebol's condition. We're told her appetite has increased and has improved since last week. We'll have the latest at 11:00.
Parents of a four-week old Statesville infant who died in a hot car, were arrested today. They're charged with voluntary manslaughter and felony child abuse.
In Newton, Sharman Odom was arraigned on charges he murdered school guidance counselor Maggie Daniels. We found out she was strangled. Police believe Odom was following Daniels for weeks. They lived in the same apartment complex and there were signs of a struggle in her unit when police found the body.
We also met Odom's mother Darlene, who slapped a reporter's microphone, shoved a photographer, then rammed Steve Ohnesorge's camera into his face causing a cut under his eye. She was arrested and charged with 3 counts of assault and given a $4,500 bond.
A flight attendant on a plane headed from Ft. Lauderdale to Asheville was injured when the jet hit turbulence. It fell thousands of feet. The flight made an emergency landing and the flight attendant was hospitalized with a head injury.