This program is 29 minutes long
(Chicago: Eva Pilgrim) The criminal investigation in Chicago of "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett with police now making him a suspect in the alleged hate crime attack examined; surveillance video of the Nigerian brothers involved in the staged plot shown; details given from the statement from Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi about accountability & of Smollett's past lies to police. [Feb. 14, with Robin Roberts, SMOLLETT - comments on "the truth" & the MAGA letter.] A defense from brother Jocquis Smollett quoted. The grand jury that could bring felony charges against Smollett discussed.
(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The FBI's foiling of a major domestic terrorism attack plotted by Coast Guard Lt. Paul Hasson featured; his arsenal shown; details given of his hit list of names of prominent people, including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi & others & about the questions he asked Google. How the Coast Guard tipped off the FBI to investigate discussed.
(New York airport: Gio Benitez) A new dangerous winter storm hitting the Northeast featured; scenes shown of snow in Maryland, Washington, DC, Kansas, Nebraska with car crashes, flooding in the South. [New Jersey Governor Phil MURPHY- offers words of caution.] [In Virginia, ABC's Stephanie RAMOS - shows the snow.] [At the Washington airport, ABC's David KERLEY - cites flight cancellations.] [Nebraska state trooper Charlie COOK- shows snowy. icy roads.]
(Studio: David Muir; Ft. Lee, New Jersey: Ginger Zee) Two storms discussed; weather maps tracking the storm shown.
(Eastern Syria: James Longman) The message from President Trump's administration to the ISIS bride Hoda Muthana seeking to come home from Syria to the US featured; Trump tweet quoted; details given about claims she is not a US citizen. [MUTHANA - expresses remorse for being part of ISIS.] The decision by Britain to revoke the citiZenship of ISIS bride Shamima Begum noted. The issue of where captured ISIS fighter should be prosecuted with legal battles brewing discussed.
(White House: Cecilia Vega) The response from President Trump about how much of special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller's report will be released with Attorney General William Barr to make the decision examined. [TRUMP - says it will be up to the attorney general.] [Jan. 15, at confirmation hearings, BARR - says his goal is transparency.] What former acting FBI dr. Andrew McCabe is saying about his decision to launch a counter-investigation into Trump noted. [McCABE - says Trump could be a Russian asset.] [TRUMP - suggests McCabe is making a fool out of himself: a disgrace.] The options for Barr in making the report public discussed.
(Miami Beach: Victor Oquendo) The manhunt in Florida for the man who opened fire on a Miami street reported; scenes shown of the gunman firing a shot on Saturday night; details given about his later shooting episode.
(Denver: Kayna Whitworth) The chilling details of the case of the Colorado woman, Kelsey Berreth, who disappeared on Thanksgiving & is presumed murdered by her fiance Patrick Frazee, featured; details given about evidence of him bludgeoning her to death with a bat. [Deputy D.A. Jennifer VIEHMAN- says Kaylee was there when her mother was murdered & mistress Krystal Kenney cleaned the blood.]
(Los Angeles: Marci Gonzalez) The arrest of James Neal in the cold case 1973 murder of Linda O'Keefe in Newport Beach, California, due to DNA research on Family Tree featured; scenes shown. [Newport Beach police dept. Chief Jon LEWIS- says generations of police worked on this case.] [Orange County D.A. Todd SPITZER- talks about the DNA.]