Good morning to you!  It’s Tuesday, 3 July 2018.  Hope your day is off to a good start!  John Carter of WBTV News This Morning reporting to you this morning.  Our team invites you to join us from 4:30 to 7:00 AM for the area’s best, most accurate, factual and compelling morning newscast.

As we start the morning, Steele Creek Road at Westinghouse Boulevard in Charlotte’s Steele Creek area is closed due to a fuel spill from a two-vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer.  We’ll keep you posted on the progress to clear the scene.

One person has been sent to the hospital following a shooting in northwest Charlotte.  It happened on Effingham Road.  There was another shooting on the same road just yesterday.

We have new information this morning about a pedestrian who was hit and killed on a busy road in east Charlotte.  The driver was arrested and has been charged with misdemeanor death by vehicle.

Our Micah Smith will be live…as we learn more about the source of an illness that sent more than 30 people to the hospital following a birthday party in east Charlotte.

Funeral services will be held today for Deven Sawyer, the 17-year-old Providence Day student who lost his life in a bus crash in Argentina.

A former 5th grade Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools teacher has pleaded guilty to indecent liberties with children.

A Charlotte City Council member says it’s “all but guaranteed” the city will be selected to host the 2020 Republican National Convention.  The official announcement is expected to come in about two weeks.

Thai authorities say they are committed to "100 percent safety" when they consider how to extract a youth soccer team from the partially flooded cave where they were found on the 10th day of a desperate search.

Kristen Miranda will be LIVE in the Alert Center this morning…monitoring multiple news sources to bring you BREAKING NEWS and news just in…locally and from around the world.

Meteorologist Chris Larson will have your CERTIFIED MOST ACCURATE forecast.

Plus…we’ll be keeping a close eye on traffic conditions for you.

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