Good morning to you!  It’s Thursday, 19 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:  Two people shot during an attempted home invasion in northwest Charlotte.  Caroline Hicks has the latest in a LIVE report.

All new details on the Republican National Convention coming to Charlotte in 2020.

We have the latest on a bad situation in Iredell County…one deputy killed and another on administrative leave after the two were involved in a crash.  Our Micah Smith will be LIVE with details.

One of three men charged in connection with a deadly shooting in Charlotte’s University City area is scheduled to be in court today.

More than 120 firefighters battled a massive fire at a salvage yard in East Spencer.  We have video from the scene.

And today is a big day…tickets for the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway start at 6 AM this morning!  It’s your chance to win a $400,000 home…but more importantly, help children who are dealing with cancer.  We’ll be LIVE with folks in the phone bank…and show you the car you could possibly win in addition to the home!

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!