Good morning to you!  It’s Thursday, 12 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 from overnight.  Police are investigating after one person was shot in a northeast Charlotte neighborhood.  Our Caroline Hicks is talking with investigators right now and will have more details in a LIVE report.

A former Charlotte middle school security guard is accused of multiple sex crimes involving a 13-year-old student…he’s scheduled to be in court today.

A Rowan County man charged in the murder of a 25-year-old woman is now also charged with the murder of the victim’s unborn child.

We have the latest on the possibility of the Republican National Convention coming to Charlotte.

A manhunt is underway out of Kings Mountain for a man considered armed and dangerous.  Police say he hurt four employees during an armed robbery at the Smoke Shop on York Road.

Investigators in Rowan County are working to find the person(s) who vandalized a Kannapolis church.

We’re going to give you a look at the new concourse at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.  The new concourse has nine additional gates.

Tuition at the University of South Carolina is going up.  We’ll break down the upcoming costs.

One of the rescuers involved in the rescue of those soccer team players in Thailand…is a South Carolina native.  We’ll have more about Major Charles Hodges.

The founder of Papa John’s Pizza has resigned as chairman of the board…hours after he apologized for using a racial slur.

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 Al Conklin has your certified most accurate weather forecast.

Plus…Chris Larson will 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!