Hello. It's Christine Nelson in the WBTV newsroom saying good morning on this Wednesday, August 13. Below is a quick look at the stories we're covering on WBTV News This Morning. We're live on the air now until 9 a.m. on WBTV and Bounce TV.
Reaction to guilty verdict is coach's sex abuse trial
We've been following the Gary Goins trial for weeks and now that it has ended we're getting reaction from both sides. Goins was found guilty of 17 of the 22 charges against him for sexually abusing some of the former high school wrestlers he coached in Gaston County. WBTV's Mark Davenport will have details in a live report, and more on how long Goins has been sentenced to prison.
VIDEO ALERT: You have to see the amount of flooding three inches of rain caused in the Raleigh area. What is the weather going to bring this morning as you wake up? You can depend on the most experienced meteorologist Al Conklin to give you the accurate forecast.
Also, a confirmed case of the mosquito-borne virus Chikungunya has been confirmed in Iredell County.
Plus, there is also news breaking on the wires in the morning. Kristen Miranda will be checking in regularly from the Alert Center with breaking news as it comes down.
See you on air!