This program is 29 minutes long
(Los Angeles airport: Will Carr) The midair scare on a Delta plane due to turbulence reviewed; route map & inside of plane shown with pilot-tower audio played. The possible stormy weather connection to the incident discussed.
(Chicago: Alex Perez) The exclusive ABC News interview with "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett about the hate crime attack on him in Chicago featured; surveillance video shown; details given about the police investigation. [With Robin Roberts, SMOLLETT - offerd views on the surveillance video images of the suspects.] [Feb. 1, Chicago police Supt. Eddie JOHNSON - says he is a victim; explains his reaction to the truth being doubted.] The question about his phone records discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Further coverage of the interview on "Good Morning America" noted.
(New York: Eva Pilgrim) The friendly fire incident in New York City in which two detectives were shot with Brian Simmonsen dying & Matthew Gorman wounded at a robbery site reviewed; scenes shown from the store with audio played; details given about the suspect Christopher Ransom. [NYPD Cmsnr. James O'NEILL, NYPD Chief Terrence MONAHAN- comment on the death of Simmonsen.] The rarity of friendly fire incidents in the NYPD discussed.
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The spying charges against Air Force counterintelligence specialist Monica Witt, who defected to Iran after releasing classified Pentagon information, reviewed; her texts quoted. [Retired USMC Col. Stephen GANYARD- says she blew the cover of counterintelligence colleagues.]
(Eastern Syria: James Longman) The fighting in Syria between US-backed Kurdish forces & ISIS featured; scenes shown of an ISIS attack in the last ISIS-held village & a refugee camp; details given about the status of the caliphate.
(New York: Gio Benitez) The fire scare inside a Delta plane's cabin in New York City when a battery pack ignited featured; scenes shown of the fire; details given about lithium battery fires.