This program is 28 minutes long
(New York: Paula Ferris) The death and wounding in Webster, New York, of firefighters in an arson ambush shooting by William Spengler reported; scenes and animation shown of the fire with police scanner audio played. [Webster police Chief Gerald PICKERING- names those killed.] [Webster resident Jerry LUPIEN- responds to the violence.]
(Studio: Dan Harris) Live discussion held with WHAM affiliate reporter Alexis Arnold about the shooting of firemen. [ARNOLD - talks about the firefighters shot.]
(Chicago: Alex Perez) The nightmare weather across the nation during the Christmas holidays featured; scenes shown from airports; statistics on travel cited. [In the Chicago airport, traveler Brielle GAGERMAN, DAUGHTER; in California airport, MAN - comment on the stress.] [AAA Michael GREEN- comments on the extent of travel.]
(Studio: Dan Harris, Lee Goldberg) The three winter storms previewed and discussed; weather maps shown.
(Seattle: Neil Karlinsky) Klugman's career in television reviewed; clips shown from "The Odd Couple" and "Quincy."
(New York: Linsey Davis) A special night for the families of the victims of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, and from the victims of Hurricane Sandy reviewed; scenes and photos shown of memorials, donations in Newtown and New York. [Hurricane Sandy victim Desiree ABENANTE, GIRL - react to the surprise.]
(New York: John Schriffen) The mad dash for Christmas shopping and deals the day after Christmas featured; scenes shown of the shoppers on the street; details given about specific items on sale. [Several SHOPPERS, NPD Group chief industry analyst Marshal COHEN- comment.]
(New York: Sharyn Alfonsi) What kids are asking for for Christmas in their "Dear Santa" letters examined; scenes shown of kids singing. [Operation Santa chief elf Peter FONTANA, WOMAN - read letters.] [Operation Santa shopper Ben APPEL- shows presents.] [Two KIDS - talk Santa.]