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here is chris, first alert traffic. >> chris: traffic sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. we're going to start with a scene of that breaking news we told you about at the top of the show. traveling north tryon, this is at east craighead, you're going to find a heavy police presence. we'll have more coming up. not seeing any major slow-downs around the area. as we look live i-77 woodlawn road, northbound traffic is light, southbound traffic certainly picking up a bit this morning but most of the major highways are continuing to run in the green so 85, 77, 485 looking okay this morning. as we head up in the university city area, a head's up that tonight starting at 10:00 p.m., university city boulevard at north tryon will be closed down overnight for lynx blue line construction, university point over to ikea is the alternate around that scene. that is a check of traffic, john, over to you. >> john: thanks, chris. get over to brody o'connell. >> christine: getting details first in the alert center of this breaking investigation
>> brody: let's take you back to tryon square shopping center, the active investigation right now. we have a crew at the scene giving me 9th-by-minute updates. this is pieces of papers officers laid down, waiting to get crime scene markers. they think it is shell casings linked to the shooting they are investigating. getting word cmpd telling our crew at the scene there are multiple scenes they are investigating. cars could be involved in this, they could be looking into and searching at this hour. also at tryon square as you can see, they are gathering evidence and they will be looking into how many shots were fired. details we are trying to get confirmed right now. early on when this first came out we were told there was one person shot with non-life threatening injuries, this again on tryon, right across from the 7-eleven if you know where that is in the tryon square shopping center and we will keep you updated throughout the morning with more updates coming your way, john and christine, back to you.
2016, one day left until north carolina's primary election and today, three presidential candidates will visit our area trying to sway voters. wbtv's mark davenport is on your side with the preview. >> reporter: today is very important, nearly 24 hours until polls open up across our state. we'll have both the front runners back in north carolina today, also see bernie sanders as well. let's get you over to the schedules right now earliest event to donald trump in hickory at lenoir-rhyne university scheduled forward 10:00 a.m. time. doors open at 7:00 a.m. the campaign expects 1400 seats to be filled with spillover in the town hall-style event. next up, bernie sanders, holding a rally at 4:30 at pnc music pavilion, second stop in north carolina. in less than a week. he was in raleigh friday. hillary clinton will make an appearance at grady cole center after 9:00 tonight, doors open
generating good paying jobs and second visit in a week. she was in durham thursday. in the recent high point university poll, trump and clinton have commanding leads. they polled 1600 people, came up with these responses clinton 60% of the poll, trump nearly 40% of the poll. we'll watch it all for you here on wbtv, we'll be attending all the events as well for the candidates stopping in our state today. mark davenport, wbtv on your side. >> christine: we're expecting to see extra security at lenoir-rhyne today. many concerned about safety surrounding the donald trump rally in hickory. following the incidents at other recent rallies. on friday, trump cancelled an event in chicago, when fights broke out before the rally began. then saturday, trump looked startle when a man tried to rush the stage during a rally in ohio. yesterday, protests continued
policepolice used pepper spray to control the crowds. >> john: another candidate stopped in concord. ted cruz spoke at the zmax dragway emphasized stance on constitutional freedoms and jobs and national security. >> we're going to repeal obama care, pass the flat tax, pull back the regulation, the economy will explode, we'll see millions of new jobs, trillions of new federal revenue and we will use that revenue to rebuild this military. >> both cruz and those in attendance brought up donald trump. >> i was all on board for trump then i -- the more i learned about him, the less i like him. >> i have been at two trump twice. i think more republicans need to join in denouncing trump. >> cruz's final message to voters he is it only republican candidate to beat trump over and over again. >> christine: early voting for
this morning we're seeing the record final tallies from mecklenburg county. more than 55,000 votes were cast at early voting sites and nearly 1500 absentee ballots approved, more than 56,000 ballots total. remember, polls open at 6:30 tomorrow morning. stay with wbtv for continuing coverage of campaign 2016. we'll be at campaign events today and tomorrow we will have complete live coverage of the primaries. >> john: also happening today the north carolina department of environmental quality will host a public meeting in cleveland county to discussion issues concerning the coal ash basins. will focus on the recent proposal to rank the two duke energy inactive coal ash basins at the cliffside power plant a low priority.
kilah davenport died from injuries she suffered at the hands of an abusive stepfather. friends and families released balloon in her honor. the family finds strength in the cocounity and mission to fight child abuse. >> child abuse can happen to anyone. 100% preventable, that is what we want to get that message out is that it is preventible. >> kilah's birthday is coming up. they are if planning a fund-raiser on april 2nd, the day before her birthday, she would be seven years old. still plenty ahead on wbtv news this morning. >> john: with filings set to begin for the congressional races in north carolina this week, congresswoman alma adams stops in charlotte. you'll hear what she has to say. and before we go to commercial break, a quick check of the temperatures, 61 degrees in charlotte, we have 65 in
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products that claim to do that. >> christine: emory university hospital says a physician's assistant who was working in tog togo has a fever, spread by rats. similar symptoms to ebola. the patient is now at emory university serious communicable diseases unit. >> john: a man in hickory arrested for charges of attempted murder. officials say madison edward merola shot a woman after a fight yesterday morning. police found her after she was shot at third street northwest and first avenue northwest. >> christine: a man charged with beating his daughter to death will go on trial in mecklenburg county today. investigators say 29-year-old todd boderick killed his six month old daughter four years ago. officer says they were called to
tuckaseegee road where they found keyoni not breathing. they believe she was repeatedly abused. boderick is expected to represent himself after firing his attorney. the mother is also charged with murder in the case. >> john: a new trial over general motors faulty ignition switch is scheduled to begin today. the trial in a man hat han manhattan court may aid in the settlement of hundreds of lawsuits. an accident left a man and woman injured. an earlier trial was dismissed. >> christine: congresswoman alma adams will head back to washington d.c., was by a church yesterday. she announced she will be moving to charlotte with her congressionallecongressional district moving to mecklenburg county. arrest in 2014 to represent a 12th district that stretched from charlotte to greensboro. she is excited to learn more
>> i'm just looking forward to getting to know people that i don't know. and getting to get out to some of the sites, there is a lot going on here, a lot of activities, so i hope to have time to do some of that. >> filing for the congressional primaries begins this week. >> john: you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. it is 13 after 6:00, here is al conklin. >> al: we have a dense fog advisory from north of charlotte that runs until 10:00 this morning but be mindful around the metro area and points south and eastward, we have pockets of dense fog, you'll run in this early this morning. one of the locations is boone, very poor visibility, this is from resortcams.com, that is king street looking down from right in front of the mass general stores, you can see very poor visibility. zero visibility up there this morning. this afternoon, not fog but a risk for thunderstorms and high temperature of 66. right now, no more than 50/50
storms could be on the strong side. 61 in charlotte, with fog. 46 in boone. everybody else around 60. hickory running cooler at 53 degrees. tracking our next round of rain, rain from yesterday is now moving away, you can see back to the west the next batch will be coming in for late this afternoon and this evening. we'll keep an eye on it but right now once we get rid of the fog should be dry for the midday hours, 62 this morning. in the 70s this afternoon and then late this afternoon, getting up close to 80. be mindful, while dealing with the fog this morning, potential for strong thunderstorms this afternoon, dry air is forecast to come in aloft, that is a signal for hail, so i'll be watching that plus the potential for wind, the tornado threat is very low this afternoon. these will be strong storms. i'll show you when the storms get in here in a couple minutes. right now 6:14, check in with chris, first alert traffic. >> chris: traffic sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. our eye on north tryon at
expect you will find heavy police presence, no delays showing up right now along north tryon. here's a live look at 277, the john belk, coming toward you down to the south, northbound traffic moving up toward bank of america stadium, no problems there. let's look at our mapping system, in to center city around the perimeter of 277, no problems, charlotte hornets tonight though, 7:00 p.m., taking on the dallas mavericks. 485, 77, 85 all of those continuing to run in the green. we're beginning to see delays building, 51 and 16 around the arboretum area. that is a check of the morning travels, christine, to you. >> christine: the yale basketball team making their first ncaa appearance since 1962. >> john: will their season be overshadowed by sexual conduct allegations? that is coming up on "cbs this morning" at 7:00. >> christine: we take a closer look at ncaa bracket and where the teams from north carolina if
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tips off tomorrow night. duke will get things started against unc wilmington. that game is thursday at 12:15, right here on wbtv. unc got the top seed in the east bracket, take on the winner of florida gulf coast and fairley dixon. unc asheville will play brooklyn. controversy surrounding the release of the brackets. find out more, brody o'connell is live in the alert center. >> brody: boy, has this been a talker over the past 12 hours. i wonder how many of you at home found out during the selection show or how many of you saw it on the leaked bracket? maybe you didn't hear about it there was a bracket that leaked before the selection show was finished. espn has a great article talking about not only the controversy
and talked about south carolina head coach frank martin, mentioned he was sitting in his team's locker room watching the show like so many people when his phone rings and he finds out guess what? you didn't make to it march madness you're not dancing. he was unhappy about that, obviously, he voiced displeasure on twitter finding out in the manner and scrolling through the article you can find on espn.com, it mentions cbs spokesperson not commenting on the leaked bracket. comment. now the ncaa you should know this, they were investigating the situation, they want t know howto knowhow all this happened. i'm sure you have your favorite, i don't know maybe you saw that happening yesterday. >> christine: i did, i was watching 30 minutes in the show on twitter and going wait a minute. this is the whole bracket. >> al: i couldn't believe that. >> christine: how does that happen?
carolina, but john, like you said, every year. >> john: there is a question who didn't get it and who did. every year. >> al: let's get you out there, look at our temperature, welcome to march, holy smokes, 70s and low 80s friday and saturday after starting off cloudy, rebounded very nicely in the afternoon. yesterday, 79, despite fact we had several rounds of showers. the showers have moved out and skies cleared, that allowed fog to develop, boone, morganton, shelby, hickory, statesville down to lancaster and albermarle, zero visibility right now. use caution here, this is statesville cloverleaf elementary school you can see what i'm talk about the staff coming in the parking lot within the next half hour, students thereafter, please be mindful as you head out the door for work and school to use caution. that is our hd tower cam, we can see a thing, we're in the fog,
humidity level sky high, 97% as we speak this morning. low clouds, 46 in boone, everybody else much milder, 50s and 60s. 54 lincolnton, 61 concord, 62 rock hill, 55 statesville, 59 salisbury. out the door this morning, dense fog at the bus stop but not rain, 62 degrees. heading home from work and school, warm up, getting up to 80, but by late this afternoon and this evening, storms approach from the west, may not be in charlotte yet at 4:00, this is the batch we're watching but again, these are the -- that is the next weather maker, get rid of the fog, partly sunny and showers and storm late this afternoon. here is futurecast this morning, stop this at 8:00, we have the fog, fog lifts mid-day, partly sunny skies, might be a stray shower at 4:00, better opportunity i think comes as we go deeper through the afternoon and look at 8:00, whole area covered with rain and some of this is potentially going to be strong. there is a slight risk for the entire wbtv viewing area of
going to break, the last hit i had i'm concerned potential of hail and damaging wind. some of the key parameters indicate that hail could be an issue, tornadoes probably a very low threat. we'll keep you posted on any watches and warnings. here what is futurecast suggests, showers and storms, the front moves through, high pressure build in tomorrow. partly sunny wednesday, next front brings us potential of showers north of town wednesday, late in the day in early thursday. otherwise, unfortunately, the rain chances go up again going in the upcoming weekend. not set in stone yet, mixed messages on the model but tracking much cooler weather and wet weather potentially this weekend. 80 today, sunshine tomorrow, 82 and 75 thursday and gets cooler going in the weekend. here is chris, first alert traffic, you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. on wbtv news this morning. >> chris: traffic sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. let's get you out the door a live look, i-77, west boulevard
running along smoothly, no significant delays as of yet. in center city, 277, john belk over to the brookshire in the green, 77 north and southbound past center city also running in the green this morning. looking at the overall commute, major interstates, no significant problems, as of yet, we'll keep an eye on that. this is a head's up tonight, university city boulevard, closing down at north tryon that is tonight at 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. closed during the overnight for lynx blue line construction, university point boulevard, ikea is the alternate around that. coming up from rock hill, 21 minute, 66 miles an hour. concord to center city, 18 minute commute, lake norman south at 16 minutes, 64-miles-per-hour. that is traffic, christine. >> christine: we watch breaking news happening right now. >> john: police investigating a shooting in north charlotte, this is a live look at the scene on north tryon at craighead, mark davenport was the first reporter on the scene, he will join us live after the break.
this morning, it is 6:26. >> christine: breaking news in north charlotte, if you're just joining us, you're looking live at an active police investigation in charlotte where one person was shot and injured. this is north tryon street here, the tryon square shopping center if you're familiar with that area. north tryon and craighead road. we have a live report in minutes. >> john: charlotte city council set to vote on several big topics, on your side with a look ahead to tonight's meeting. >> christine: brody o'connell hard at work in the alert center getting you details first as news is breaking. people gathering in hickory for donald trump rally later this morning.
>> christine: i'm christine sperow. glad you're watching this morning. start with a look at first alert weather, so you're prepared for changes later today. >> al: low clouds, dense fog this morning. that won't last all day, obviously, later this afternoon, potential for thunderstorms. zero visibility, shelby, albermarle and lancaster, five miles in charlotte, use caution, we have the dense fog advisory for most of the area north and west of town that runs until 10:00 this morning. in town though, decent visibility but you will run in pockets of fog outside the advisory, use caution. for today, current temperature in charlotte, 61, headed for 80 this afternoon, storms will approach the area by late in the day, may not be here at 4:00, will be on the prowl. big reality check coming our way, chris, weekend obviously looks a lot cooler, likely below average going in this coming weekend, something haven't talk about in quite some time.
>> al: i don't either, but it is reality. >> chris: traffic is a reality. first alert traffic sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. you're looking live independence expressway to 277, no significant problems early this morning. trying to keep you ahead of the morning traffic. drive times, matthews in center city, on independence, 14 minutes, 45 miles an hour, average speed providence road from the arboretum area, 18 minute commute, concord to center city running 19 minutes at 67 miles an hour. looking at the mapping system most of the major highways across the charlotte area continuing to run in the green this morning. looks like we have a new accident along independence after the albermarle split, likely up toward briar creek, we'll check on that and coming up in a few minutes. a head's up of the crime scene along north tryon and east craighead at the intersection, crime scene is on the outbound side there, expect that you will find police presence in and
that is a check of traffic, you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. >> christine: now back to that breaking news in north charlotte as details come in to wbtv. police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured, it happened at north tryon street and craighead road. wbtv's mark davenport was first to break this story on social media, he was first at the scene and mark, you got a head start being there first, getting details from police so, what can you tell us? >> reporter: christine, i can tell you i spoke to a sergeant a few minutes ago we were the first ones to talk to him as well. he told us how all this started unfolding this morning. a car showed up at cmpd headquarters that was shot into. they told officers at cmpd headquarter there's was an issue further up north, when officer started making their way up here they found this scene behind me at tryon square like we have been talking about all morning long. right now csi teams are on the scene, showed up if within the
evidence markers on the ground. behind this shopping center, there is another road behind the shopping center where police found a man who called police from a house behind the shopping center. he was shot so they went back there as well they are investigating three different areas right now and this is the one that is the most active at this point in time. the man shot was shot in the leg, taken to the hospital, we're told non-life threatening injuries, but in this shopping center i asked why here, what happened this morning, they were saying the last couple nights this club in the back of the shopping center, the s & ago g social club. there was a crowd in the parking lot and that is when shots were fired. there is probably 10 or 11 evidence markers on the ground in the parking lot here and i know at least eight are shell casings. that is what we know right now, we'll get you more information when we get it on the scene.
>> john: 6:34, let's go to brody o'connell. >> christine: in the alert center getting headlines just in. >> brody: donald trump is one of several candidates making a stop in north carolina ahead tomorrow's big primary day. he will be at lenoir-rhyne university talking at pe monroe auditorium at 10:00 a.m., doors open at 7:00 a.m. we're seeing protesters out there. you're seeing a lot of people in line just going there to see the donald himself, not to protest, there have been pictures of protesters gathering with signs outside the event. in fact we talk to one person there on scene who said well, they had a message for the people who might be coming to protest today. >> if you disagree with trump you can do so respectively but do it in a way you don't cross any boundaries. do it in a way respectful, the people coming to protest inside is disgusting, very unfortunate. >> you've seen this story unfold
now with just the gatherings becoming little unruly at times. lenoir-rhyne university said they will hold an interfaith service after donald trump's appearance for everybody on campus. john and christine, back to you. >> john: looking ahead figures to be another busy night for charlotte city council. they are scheduled to vote on several issues including how to develop part of charlotte's eastland mall property. council could sell 11 acres to the school board to so a new elementary school can be built after previous plans for movie studio, park and recreational completion failed. two other big money projects are on the block, council members could vote on whether they will spend $2 million on renovations to discovery place. it would create two science and engineering labs plus upgrade the current 3d theater. also may vote to spend a million dollar on traffic control equipment.
that monitor traffic for signal changes in the city. this would replace and upgrade parts of the old system. >> christine: more than 20 people hurt in a series of wrecks that involved more than 100 vehicles in central north carolina. troopers say the crashes shut down part of interstate 40 in alamance county yesterday evening. rain and wet roads were to blame for many of those crashes. the road reopened just after 11:00 last night. >> john: also new in this half hour, armed man surrenders to police after a seven hour stand off in fayetteville. what led him to surrender may surprise you. it all started when the man tried breaking in a home was chase aid way by a homeowner. the man broke in another home where he barricaded himself inside. he demanded a pack of cigarettes and a turkey sandwich and the items were given to him, he was
darryl hester facing a list of charges. >> christine: a live look now at your commute, these are 16 cameras we watch for you each and every morning just to get you around the problem spots and traffic moving smoothly on the interstates this morning. 77, 485, 85, we can look at secondary roads as well and right now about to head out the door, we're giving you thumb's up, traffic is moving smoothly. let's go to meteorologist al conklin who has a look at first alert weather now. >> al: biggest issue is dense about. dense fog advisory in effect until 10:00 for most of the area. this does not technically include charlotte. our visibility is not bad but south and east of town, poor visibility albermarle, lancaster, use caution early on this morning. you know this guy, that is our big catch who is that? yeah, well, trout fishing a week-and-a-half agoing with my good friends mike verdi and steve wilson. they told me do not give out our spot, so we caught that fish in
that is all we'll say. fishing season looking good. next couple days, we have the showers and storms today, then tomorrow we improve big time up to 81. wednesday looking at another frontal system heading in the area, high temperature, 82. mark my words, we will be dramatically cooler toward the weekend. i'll break that down in the seven day forecast. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. >> christine: next on wbtv news this morning, are you taking supplements in preparation of getting pregnant? right after the break, stay with us, we're on your side looking into whether it is safe. >> john: first, a look at what is coming up tonight on cbs and
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>> john: rowing is being called the next big thing in fitness, gives a high cardio, low impact work out, many people are getting on board. >> spin out there, cardiovascular yoga, for me the perfect combo of strength and cardio- is rowing. >>
total body work out that is low in impact. you won't put a lot of strain on your joints, you're not jumping around. >> health experts say cardio and strength training are the two best ways to stay in shape. rowing work out strengthens upper back counter acting the time spent hunched over computer screens. >> christine: that does look like a work out. >> al: row, row, row your boat. start the motor. good exercise, i'm sure. biggest issue, dense fog, zero visibility boone, morganton,
albermarle, statesville, a mile over toward gastonia and down in lancaster, really thick fog out there, use caution this morning. we have a dense fog advisory until 10:00. north and west of charlotte. albermarle over toward rock hill, parts of lancaster county you're deal with the fog, just use caution. no rain, rain for last night pushed away, skies cleared, that allowed the fog to develop, now tracking wet weather showers and thunderstorms moving through huntsville, nashville, this will be moving east as we go through time. our chances for rain going up but will be late in the day for most of us. i'll show you that on futurecast. you can see it here this morning we have the low clouds and fog, that is 8:00, midday we break it out, sunshine, that warms us to near 80, couple showers trying to pop off at 4:00, much better chance through the afternoon and in the evening hours of showers and potentially strong
watches or a warning or two. seven day forecast, we're very warm for the next several days, as far as today goes, 80 degrees, 50% chance of a shower is back end-loaded. by 4:00 the rain may not be here just yet but by the evening potentially could be looking at severe weather. i don't think tornadoes but wind and hail, that could be a big issue for us as we go in the afternoon. late afternoon and in the evening hours. tomorrow at 81 degrees, a lot of sunshine, high pressure will build in behind it. our futurecast, showers and storms, 8:00. tomorrow morning the front is long gone, big area of high pressure builds in tuesday. another front comes in on wednesday, i don't think we will get a lot of rain out of this one, a small chance of showers, from late wednesday on in to thursday. by friday, what is this, temperatures are going down, 69 degrees, that is still above average this time of the year, but as we head in the weekend, we're a little bit below average and our rain chances
the models are are not totally lined in on what day it will be. we're going with the idea both saturday and sunday will feature some rain and much cooler temperatures so enjoy the warm weather the next couple days, still very much unseasonably warm. let's check in with chris, first alert traffic. >> chris: first alert traffic is sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. we'll start up on north tryon street, we have the crime scene at the corner of north tryon and east craighead, you will find police presence there, not seeing significant delays in or outbound along north tryon, i-77 at the rest area, no problems this morning. take a check of the drive times, coming in from lake norman, 18 minutes, average speed is 55 miles an hour. we're beginning to see the slower moving traffic from davidson to catawba avenue up to huntersville and sam furr down to gilead road this morning. charlotte commute quite a bit of green but beginning to see slow
northbound this morning, there again is your live look at the rest area, volume of traffic certainly heavier. you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. >> christine: there are growing number of products on the market that claim to help make it easier for women to get pregnant. sold over-the-counter and online. do they work and pose any dangers? kristen miranda consults experts all new this this half hour. >> reporter: she that and kyle barlow are ready to make an addition to the family after two years of trying -- >> i'm willing to try anything, anything that can help us get pregnant. >> sheena hoped to improve odds with fertility supplements. packed with amino acids, among other ingredient. manufacturers say designed to promote conception. dr. amos helped to create products, he claims the
count and thin cervical mucous. >> many women saying they were trying to get pregnant, they saw doctors, couldn't get pregnant. after they took our fertility products, either for men and for woman they do get pregnant much faster than they expected. >> you can get them online and some drugstores. but the chief medical advisor for american pregnancy association says he doesn't believe they will be offer in your ob or gyn offices any time soon. >> we don't have those kind of studies to prove these supplements actually do what they claim to do. most doctors want to wait for more robust studies to confirm the things really do help before they offer them to the patients. >> there is a lack of studies pertaining to amin that acid supplements for women and effect on getting pregnant, some benefits are clear the doctor says, since they include prenatal vitamins.
before you get pregnant will improve your chances to get pregnant but also will will -- >> the doctor cautions about their contribution in getting pregnant. >> for most women they do not need the supplements, i think most women can get pregnant without any of these amino acid supplements. >> the priority should be on healthy eating, another life style choices and vitamin focused on one key ingredient. >> the most important thing you should take trying to get pregnant is pre-natal vitamin with folic acid, start taking it one month before starting to conceive. >> they are saving up for in vitro but saving for other options. >> it is not as simple as i thought it would be. >> kristen miranda, wbtv on your side. >> the company stressed these are not intend forward infertility issues, they are meant to be taken by couples
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first semester, i had straight a's. second semester, straight a's. when i looked at this report card and i thought, "what gave me such a low assessment of myself that i thought i wouldn't succeed here?" then i decided then and there that i was going to be a teacher so that any kid who came through my classroom would not walk away from my classroom not understanding his or her potential the way i did. i saw that photograph of bernie sanders chained to a black woman protesting segregation in the 1960s. that photograph tells me more about his willingness to fight for the rights of all people than anything any politician has ever said.
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following breaking news in north charlotte, a live look at north tryon and craighead road. police investigating a shooting. one of three different scenes police are investigating. one person suffered non-life threatening injuries and there is no word on any arrests yet. campaign 2016 heats up today. three presidential candidates make stops in our area. people are lining up ahead of donald trump's rally at lenoir-rhyne university in hickory. show you the scene at lenoir-rhyne where trump will be appearing at 10:00 this morning. bernie sanders will be holding a rally at 4:30 at pnc music pavilion in the university city area. hillary clinton is going to be making an appearance in the queen city at grady cole center after 9:00 tonight. >> christine: you're never more than seven minutes away from weather and traffic on wbtv news this morning. let's check in back in with meteorologist al conklin. >> al: christine, zero visibility from boone to morganton, shelby, hickory, statesville, one mile gastonia, zero visibility albermarle, mile
morning. dense fog advisory for most of the area until 10:00, once that burns off we should have partly sunny skies for the midday before showers and storms approach from the west, late this afternoon, 4:00, rain may not quite be in charlotte yet but knocking on the door. certainly i'm tracking this storm across tennessee right now, that will be heading in our direction, we'll be dry until very late in the day and showers and storms coming back in the forecast. seven day planner get the rain late today in the evening, clear overnight. tomorrow lots of sunshine, temperatures to stay in the 80s the next couple days, much cooler going in the upcoming weekend, highs in the 60s. dense fog in boone, likely fog in your neighborhood as well. here is chris, first alert traffic. >> chris: al, thank you, first alert traffic this morning is sponsored by toyota of north charlotte. start with an accident on albermarle road at central avenue, you will find inbound delays from that accident scene
i-77, slow downs 77 southbound through center city and northbound coming across 485. also an accident out on albermarle road at 485. that is a check of traffic, christine, back over to you. >> christine: brody o'connell back with three big stories to watch. >> brody: 20 people injured after a train derailed in kansas. this happened around 1:00 this morning our time. >> four people have died in weekend flooding in the south, specifically louisiana and texas seeing the brunt of the storm system. >> a big talker yesterday, ncaa bracket, always exciting when they are announced, it got fully announced. ncaa is investigating. >> christine: it is that time of year, time for high school prom. >> john: one student in north myrtle beach got creative. he made a sign and each is a
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for all and not just the powerful few. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is monday, march 14th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." an amtrak train derails overnight in kansas.
>> chaos and clashes at donald trump's campaign event. the democratic candidates accuse trump of insightciting the vlsiolence. >> cbs news reveals lavish spending and how wounded warrior projects is moving on. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener" your world in 90 seconds. >> one stopped me. you're right. what is going on? is there any blood? i shine it on my face and it was bloody. >> a train derailment leaves dozensed injured. >> the train was bound to chicago. >> he has said to people basically beat up the protesters and beat up the hecklers and i'll pay your legal bills. >> donald trump is literally inciting violence with his supporters. >> he is encouraging violence and chaos to get both.