5 things to know for Tuesday

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Coal ash spill

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.

Charlotte City Council delays vote to select new mayor
Channel 9 was inside Monday night's Charlotte City Council meeting when leaders made a swift call not to name a replacement for Patrick Cannon. Full story here.

 


Duke Energy to begin coal ash cleanup today
Duke Energy will begin the long process Tuesday of removing the toxic sludge that spilled into the Dan River. Read more here.

 

 

Temps in the 80s are no April Fools' Day joke
The Metro area can expect afternoon sunshine with highs around 80 degrees. This is the first time we have seen 80 degrees since October 11 of last year -- 172 days. Full forecast here.

 

Community works to fulfill wish list for teen fighting brain cancer
The community is rallying behind an Iredell County seventh grader who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer. Matthew Bailey was asked to come up with a top 10 list of things he wants to do. Take a look at the list and story here.

 

CMPD: 3 teens involved in deadly crime spree
Charlotte Mecklenburg Police are questioning a teenager allegedly involved in a violent crime spree early Sunday that ended with one man dead in his driveway. Read more here.