Foul play suspected in search for missing man

Good morning!  It is Thursday, September 3rd, 2015.  Kristen Miranda in for John Carter today and there is much news to talk about...

Right now, an intense search is underway for evidence in the investigation into what happened to a missing man in east Charlotte.  Investigators think foul play may have been involved.  Our Ashton Pellom will have live reports.

A shooting investigation is underway right now in Rowan County where one person was killed and several others injured.

A tragic story we reported to you earlier this week...the death of a girl in Chesterfield County...could bring change to a road outside her elementary school where she died.

Looking ahead, early voting for Charlotte's primaries starts day after candidates for mayor took the stage in a debate.  We'll show you what you may have missed.

And we are live at Bank of America Stadium this morning as the college football season kicks off.  ACC versus SEC...UNC versus USC...we'll look ahead to the matchup.  Plus, if you need an excuse to get out of work so you can get to the won't want to miss the last five minutes of our newscast.

Mark Davenport is in the Alert Center following breaking news...Chris Larson is watching the roads from the First Alert Traffic Center....and Christine Sperow and Al Conklin are getting ready to start things off at 4:30am.

I hope you'll join us when you wake up!