Five things you need to know Tuesday

Some light rain will move through the Charlotte area Tuesday morning after strong storms dumped heavy rain overnight.

1. Citizens Review Board to hear Keith Scott case Tuesday

A critical hearing in the Keith Scott shooting case is set to take center stage Tuesday.

The Citizens Review Board, or CRB, is made up of 11 members; six white and five black members. They are everyday people, selected by either the mayor, city council or the city manager. They will hear from key witnesses, including the officer who shot and killed Scott last September.

"Ultimately, the board's authority is to make a recommendation to the Chief of Police," said CRB Attorney Julian Wright.

2. Man claims to have found Bigfoot in North Carolina

There's a man in the Carolinas who is getting a lot of attention after claiming to see Bigfoot.

John Bruner told NBC Charlotte that he spotted Bigfoot during the past weekend.

"We made eye contact for about five to 10 seconds," Bruner said.

Click here to learn more about Bruner's alleged eyewitness account. 

3. Vicious brawl breaks out over ref's call at Charlotte soccer game

Gruesome pictures are coming to light after a vicious brawl broke out in the middle of a soccer game.

Karin Villeda showed NBC Charlotte her significant injuries. She says she was brutally attacked right in front of her four-year-old son; all because someone didn’t like the referee’s decision.

“The girl kicked me twice with her cleats on my face,” says Villeda. “They kicked me on my chest.”

The teenager then allegedly assaulted Villeda’s aunt, who was involved in the play. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police said they have identified other suspects in the case but the victims would have to get warrants from a magistrate before additional charges are filed. 

4. VERIFY: iPhone virus warning messages

Maybe you've seen it. A message on your cell phone or tablet warning you that the device has been infected by a virus. But is it legit? 

“There's a virus and there's a pop-up and they're two different things” said Sayed Ahmed, an Apple-certified technician and co-founder of ITechShark. “But the common issue that happens on a daily basis are the pop-ups and it's pretty common now. We get pretty much one customer a day with that issue."

Ahmed says the message is annoying, but otherwise harmless as long as you don't follow the instructions.

One dead giveaway the pop-up is a spoof, he says, are spelling and grammar mistakes, like forgetting to pluralize the word “virus.”

5. Quail Hollow transforms into major venue for PGA Championship

Since opening in 1961, Quail Hollow has seen a number of improvements over the years. But nothing quite like the transformation fans will see as the course hosts its first ever major event this weekend. 

Golf course architect Tom Fazio helped perfect the new layout, which included combining the first two holes to make for an even tougher challenge right from the opening tee. 

"They're faced with quite a test, quite an opening hole," said Quail Hollow Superintendent Keith Wood. "They better be on the money when they get started."

And the PGA pros aren't the only ones that will need to be ready. Local businesses are ramping up their preparation as the event is expected to bring in excess of $100 million to the Charlotte area. With spectators from around the world flocking to the Queen City for the final major of the PGA season, it's going to be a whole new ballgame compared to the typical Wells Fargo Open crowds. 

"It's gonna be great business," said J. Sam Daniels, owner of J. Sam's in SouthPark. "All of us are counting on this for our bottom line."

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