Good morning everyone. This is Christine Sperow. Today is Friday, April 21. Here is a first look at the stories we're following now on WBTV News This Morning. We're live from 4:30-9:00 a.m. on WBTV and Bounce TV.
FRANCE LATEST: We're following the newest developments from overnight in the France terror attack. The suspect in the case has now been identified as 39-year-old Karim Cheurfi. Overnight they raided the suspect's home so things are still developing. WBTV's Kristen Miranda will have breaking developments in the Alert Center, so you don't have to wait to get the information.
Pharmacies are the latest target of thieves lately. Right now, Charlotte Mecklenburg police are searching for two men who they think are behind at least six robberies in the area. WBTV's Micah Smith got her hands on pictures of the suspects. Watch for her live report at 5 a.m.
We know the safety of your family is important to you. So we're digging deeper into the story about the impact of Mecklenburg County's decision to terminate it's contract with Charlotte police. The decision means tens of thousands of people won't be protected by CMPD.
Two Mooresville sisters killed right before Easter during a trip to the Grand Canyon will be laid to rest tomorrow.
SouthPark Mall is taking action after a woman was sucker punched and robbed in the parking lot of the popular mall. We'll tell you about the security measures mall officials say are in place to make sure you feel safe shopping there.
A missing teenager from Tennessee is expected to fly home from California later today. We're talking about the nationwide search for 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas who officials say was taken by 50-year-old Tad Cummins.
WEATHER CHANGES: Guess what? We're not seeing the fog and rain that have been starting our day the last two mornings. Weather changes are coming again though and the timing of it will impact your weekend. WBTV Meteorologist Al Conklin has details. Watch for his forecasts on air.
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On Friday, deputies were called to the 170 block of Lyerly Pond Road, which is off of Faith Road, after 53-year-old Shelia Godfrey was found deceased.More >>
The parents of a six-month-old that died in the hospital Saturday could possibly be facing murder charges after allegedly abusing the baby.More >>
Thursday is the NFL Draft and another day to put last year's 6-10 season behind the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers pick #8 in the first round and own 4 of the top 98 picks.More >>
The family will be provided financial assistance for food, clothing and personal hygiene items, the Red Cross said.More >>
About 200 people gathered in Marshall Park Saturday for a second rally in as many weeks in support of policies to protect the environment.More >>