BREAKING: Deputy shot in face in Cleveland County

Hello and good morning. It's Christine Sperow in the WBTV newsroom. Today is Wednesday, August 15. Here is a look at the stories we're following. Turn on WBTV News This Morning as soon as you wake up so we can get the morning started together!

BREAKING NEWS: A man has been arrested, accused of shooting a deputy in Cleveland County. It happened along Highway 74 in front of KM Auto Brokers just east of Shelby last night. We're expecting a press conference to happen in the 5 a.m. hour. WBTV's Caroline Hicks has been getting new information. We're learning what transpired before shots were fired.

We're working to learn the identity of a body pulled from Lake Norman, after crews spent hours searching the water near Mooresville.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools is detailing its plan to protect your kids after drinking water at dozens of schools tested positive for lead.

What do you think? Gaston County leaders are hoping to team up with CATS for a brand-new light rail line to Uptown Charlotte that will help get rid of some of the congestion on the roads.

Prayers offered this morning for a football quarterback at Independence High School. Sixteen-year-old Davyne Simpson was found unconscious over the weekend and is now in a medically-induced coma.

WEATHER CHANGES: It's HUMID outside! Currently many neighborhoods are in the low 70s. As we get further into the week, rain chances go up. Meteorologist Al Conklin is giving the forecast now.

Tune in!

Christine