Good morning to you!  It’s Friday, 6 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.

We’re following breaking news this morning:  An investigation underway after a house fire in south Charlotte.  WBTV’s Caroline Hicks will be LIVE with more on how local firefighters have been very busy in the last 24 hours.

It is a First Alert Day today…a change coming in our forecast.  We’re tracking a chance of showers and thunderstorms which could impact your afternoon.  Meteorologist Chris Larson will have complete details in your CERTIFIED MOST ACCURATE FORECAST!

We have details about the funeral services for a volunteer firefighter killed in a crash in Rowan County on the fourth of July.

We’ll tell you about improvements to an intersection in Charlotte that’s called the city’s worst.

Concerns about the Republican National Convention should Charlotte be named the host city.  We’ll have a LIVE report on how some city council members are opposing it.

New tariffs go into effect today on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports.

The latest on the decision by Scott Pruitt to resign as chief of the Environmental Protection Agency.

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.

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!