New Details On Deadly School Shooting

Good morning to you on this Thursday, 15 February 2018, from the WBTV News morning team.  John Carter reporting to you this morning.  We invite you to join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM for the area’s best, most accurate, factual and compelling morning newscast.

We have NEW information on the terrible school shooting in Florida that has left at least 17 dead.  A law enforcement official says the former student suspected in the killing posted “very, very disturbing” material on social media before the deadly shooting rampage.

What is being done in our local school systems to prepare for this kind of danger?  Our Micah Smith is working on that story right now and will have more in a LIVE report.

A man accused of abducting a four-year-old girl from South Carolina is in custody this morning.  Heidi Todd was found safe in Riverside, Alabama last night.  The suspect was arrested in Mississippi following a chase.

This morning, three people face murder charges in connection a kidnapping in Burke County, even though a body has yet to be found.

Police are frustrated as Rock Hill has seen a tremendous spike in car break-ins…64 since January 1st.  Our Caroline Hicks is putting together this story and will have more details in a LIVE report.

I've got an important health story you need to see this morning, especially if you are a woman. Heart disease is the number one killer of women. I'm talking to a woman who is alive today because of a heart procedure she had. I also talk to a leading cardiologist about heart disease and research happening here in Charlotte. February is Heart Month.

We’ll have complete Olympics coverage as well this morning.  Find out which country is leading in the medal count…and who’s the latest to win gold!

Kristen Miranda is in the Alert Center, where she’ll be monitoring multiple news sources to bring you BREAKING NEWS and news just in…locally and from around the world.

A big warm up today…and sunshine?! Meteorologist Al Conklin will have your complete and most accurate forecast.

Chris Larson is in the First Alert Traffic Center and will be monitoring traffic conditions across the area.

All that and more when you join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM.  Hope to see you then!