Good morning everyone. Hope you had a great weekend! It's Christine Sperow. Today is Monday, March 20. Here is a first look at the stories making headlines right now on WBTV News This Morning from 4:30-9:00 a.m. on WBTV and Bounce TV.
LIVE: We're finding out more on how the victims are doing who were stabbed outside a Charlotte hookah lounge. It happened in the University City area. Five people were stabbed. WBTV's Micah Smith has more Charlotte police's efforts to find the person responsible.
MARCH MADNESS: The celebrations continue in South Carolina this morning after the Gamecock's win over Duke in the NCAA Tournament. I know Blue Devils fans, this was a tough one. This game was a tale of two halves. We have highlights and reaction from coming in still this morning. Plus, see how the Tar Heels fended off a pesky Arkansas team to make it to the Sweet 16.
TODAY: The confirmation hearings for Neil Gorsuch begin today, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee.
Tonight Huntersville leaders will vote on a resolution that would reject a two million dollar rail line study in North Mecklenburg County. But we're learning city leaders are apprehensive about the study. We'll tell you why.
SPRING IS HERE! The season officially starts in less than two hours! Who's ready for some warmer weather?? Meteorologist Al Conklin will tell you how soon the season will make its return!
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Gaston County Sheriff Alan Cloninger delivered a message to the community at the beginning of Tuesday night’s meeting of the Gaston County Commissioners. The message came in response to what happened Sunday afternoon in Bessemer City. One of Cloninger’s deputies, Katelyn Self, was killed when a car driven by her father plowed into the Surf and Turf Lodge. The deputy’s brother, Gaston County Police officer Josh Self, was seriously injured in the incident.More >>
Gaston County Sheriff Alan Cloninger delivered a message to the community at the beginning of Tuesday night’s meeting of the Gaston County Commissioners.More >>
Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio released her proposed $1.7 billion budget Tuesday morning before a packed chamber. It is $25 million more than last year’s budget. It also includes a property tax increase of three-fourths of a cent. This means for a single family home worth $250,000, a homeowner will pay $18.75 more a year or $1.50 more a month.More >>
Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio released her proposed $1.7 billion budget Tuesday morning before a packed chamber. It is $25 million more than last year’s budget. It also includes a property tax increase of three-fourths of a cent.More >>
Police have arrested a woman wanted on multiple charges in Charlotte after officials say she cut off her electronic monitoring device on Wednesday.More >>
Bokhari rode along with officers in the city Friday night for a first-hand look at day-to-day life on the job.More >>
Each change had a goal or purpose to try to prevent injuries to the players. Without going into extreme detail, I can give you the desired effects that the league is hoping for with just a few of the featured changes.More >>