5 things you need to know Thursday, November 9, 2017

1. Drizzle and light rain lingers over the Queen City

Thursday would be a good day to stay home and hide under the covers if you can. The morning commute could get messy, with chilly and damp conditions settling in the region.

But things are looking up Friday. Click here for your First Warn Forecast.

2. 10 years later: Detectives continue following leads on the Kyle Fleischmann case

November 9 is a somber anniversary for the mysterious disappearance of a young man.

Thursday marks 10 years since anyone has heard from Kyle Fleischmann. The 24-year-old was last seen on surveillance video walking alone after police say he left a group of friends in uptown Charlotte.

Click here for Kyle’s grieving father's thoughts about the cold case.

3. Retired Navy vet charged with kidnapping, murdering Ashanti Billie

An arrest has been made in connection with the disappearance and murder of a Virginia Beach teenager.

On Wednesday, the Department of Justice said 45-year-old Eric Brown was in custody, charged with kidnapping. Detectives with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department’s Homicide Unit have also charged him with murder. 

Click here to learn more about Brown's ties to the Queen City.

4. Trump gets down to business in China

Seeking to make deals with the United States' biggest economic competitor, President Trump asked China Thursday to change trade policies and urged them to force North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

Click here to read the full story.

5. Fa-la-la-latte: Starbucks BOGO holiday drinks are here

'Tis the season for Peppermint Mochas and Gingerbread Lattes. Starbucks is running a buy-one-get-one-free deal starting Thursday. 

For every holiday beverage you buy between 2:00 and 5:00 p.m. at any participating chain, you get a second one on the house.

Click here for the list of eligible beverages.

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