Fatal Crash In Union County; Contentious BOCC

Good morning to you on this Tuesday, 2 December 2014, from the WBTV News morning team!  John Carter reporting to you this morning.

A lot of news to tell you about this morning...so be sure to tune in to WBTV from 4:30 to 9 AM to help you get your day started off with the best and most complete information about what's going on in your world!

We'll be LIVE from Union County where one person has been killed in a wreck along highway 84 near Monroe.  It happened while you were asleep.

Clearly, there is already a sense of divisiveness on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners.  That follows last night's meeting where the new board was sworn in and a chairman chosen.  You'll hear from commissioners in a LIVE report.

We're working to get you more information about an officer involved shooting in Charlotte.  The shooting happened last night on Rosecroft Drive near Rose Terrace Court. We're told police officers were trying to serve a warrant on a person when that man fired at the officers. Those officers fired back, shooting the man.

We'll tell you about a Crime Alert out of Concord where police are looking for the robber who wore a big wig while stealing from a restaurant.  Plus...a Crime Alert out of Gastonia...police are asking for your help finding two men who shoplifted from a Belk store over the weekend.

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is will appear before the House Homeland Security Committee today to defend President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration. 

The N.C. Highway Patrol says 17 people were killed on state roads during the Thanksgiving holiday period. According to the patrol, there were 11 fatal accidents from the period beginning at 6 p.m. last Wednesday and ending at midnight Sunday.

Monday Night Football:  The Miami Dolphins beat the New York Jets 16 - 13.

It's 51 degrees in Charlotte as I write this note...and cloudy!  There is a slight chance of rain today and the high should reach around 57 degrees.  We'll have complete details in your First Alert Weather forecast.

All those stories and so much more...including Kristen Miranda in the Alert Center...when you join us for WBTV News This Morning from 4:30 to 7 AM on WBTV...then from 7 to 9 AM on the Bounce Channel.  Hope to see you then!