Hello and Happy Friday! It's Christine Nelson doing my daily check-in with you! Today is August 29. Here is a first look at the stories making headlines when you turn on WBTV News This Morning. We're live from 4:30-9:00 a.m. on WBTV and Bounce TV.
HAPPENING TODAY: More details will be released again today in the murder of Maggie Daniels. She's the Discovery High School guidance counselor who was discovered dead in her Newton apartment. The evidence we should get will give some insight into why the district attorney will be seeking the death penalty. WBTV's Mark Davenport will be live with more details.
BREAKING: We're learning of a small plane that crashed in the central part of North Carolina. New information has just come in on injuries and where the plane was flying from.
NEW: Would you be frustrated taking your child to school and it took you over one hour to drive a couple miles? That's what Union County parents are complaining about and they're blaming the controversial school redistricting plan. WBTV's Ashton Pellom is investigating. It's a brand new story you haven't seen yet on WBTV.
WBTV EXCLUSIVE: The girlfriend of the man accused of shooting at two Charlotte police officers and a 10-year-old girl is speaking only to WBTV about what happened. Brandon Brewer was taken into custody after the incident. You'll hear his girlfriend say what she believes set Brewer off.
South Carolina Gamecocks fans are waking up disappointed this morning. We'll recap the first SEC matchup of the season and look ahead to the big college games you'll see this weekend.
See you on air!