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Two men arrested following armed carjacking, high-speed police chase in Charlotte - LIVE report on WBTV


Good morning to you on this Thursday, 4 February 2016, from the WBTV News morning team…John Carter reporting to you this morning.  We have a lot to tell you about this morning when you join us from 4:30 to 9 a.m.

Two men were arrested following a car jacking and high-speed police chase that ended in west Charlotte. Police say the men carjacked a vehicle at gunpoint and led officers on a 100-mph chase. The chase came to an end on Nobles Avenue where the men jumped out and led officers on a brief foot chase.

Ashton Pellom will have more details in a LIVE report. 

LIVE from San Francisco! We are now just three days away from the Super Bowl and we’ve got all the information you want on what’s happening with the Panthers as they prepare to take on the Denver Broncos. 

Our Kristen Hampton is part of our team of WBTV reporters who are covering the Panthers in California…and she’ll join us LIVE this morning with the latest.

There is a new push to keep Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools superintendent Ann Clark on the job. Her contract ends in July... but a decision is expected to be made Tuesday on whether or not to extend it. Our Ashton Pellom is looking into this story and will have more for you in a LIVE report.

We're getting a better look at some of the damage done by an E-F-zero tornado in South Carolina. The tornado tossed cars, shattered windows and ripped the roof off a business. No one was hurt.

What about the weather in our area today following intense storms yesterday?  It’s 56 degrees in Charlotte now and we’ve got cloudy skies. We’ll be in the upper 50s today and there’s a chance of rain. 

Al Conklin is the most experienced morning meteorologist…and he’ll have your complete First Alert Weather forecast.

Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and the Charlotte Hornets rallied in the second half to beat the Eastern Conference-leading Cleveland Cavaliers 106-97 last night.

You’ve told us you want news first…when it’s happening.  And that’s exactly what Kristen Miranda brings you out of the Alert Center.  She’s monitoring multiple news sources for you and will bring us all new developments from around the world.  No other station brings you news faster.

Chris Larson is working out of the First Alert Traffic Center this morning and will help you plan your morning commute.

All that and so much more when you join us from 4:30 to 7 a.m. on WBTV…then we’re LIVE from 7 to 9 a.m. on the Bounce channel with some terrific guests, live in studio.

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