This program is 28 minutes long
(Washington: Kyra Phillips) The guilty plea by neo-Nazi James Fields to federal charges for his action in Charlottesville, Virginia, examined; scenes shown of Fields ramming his car into the crowd of counterprotesters killing Heather Heyer. [ - explains the deal.] The backlash to comments from President Trump noted. [August 15, 2017, TRUMP - says there was blame on both sides.] [Heyer's MOTHER - speaks about the civil rights battle.] The FBI note of an increase in hate crimes in the US & the likely sentence for Fields discussed.
(New York: Gio Benitez) The guilty plea from Jake Patterson, who kidnapped Wisconsin teenager Jayme Closs & killed her parents, featured; scenes shown from court; details given about the conditions Closs faced as a captive & Patterson's motivation. The possible prison sentence for Patterson discussed.
(Chicago: Alex Perez) The fallout from the dismissal of all charges against actor Jussie Smollett for faking a hate crime attack in Chicago featured; details given about the police want. [Cook County state's attorney Kim FOXX- explains the decision in the case where victim went to suspect.] [Mayor Rahm EMANUEL - questions the story.] [On ABC. Smollett attorney Tina GLANDIAN- says the brothers are lying.] The FBI review of the decision to drop the charges discussed.
(Seattle: Washington: David Kerley) The pitch from Boeing to get the grounded 737 Max & planes back in the air examined; details given about the software upgrade following the two crashes; scenes shown from a flight simulator & the planes stored in Washington state. [Boeing vice president Mike SINNETT- calls the 737 a safe airplane.] [Transportation Department inspector general Calvin SCOVEL- says the FAA has authority over the planes.] The timetable for training pilots in the new safety features discussed.
(Los Angeles: Matt Gutman) The raid by police in February on an Arizona home after a doctor called child services over a baby with a fever featured; surveillance video of the raid shown; details given of the police actions at the home & the conditions inside. [Mother Sarah BECK - defends her decision no to go to the ER.]
(White House: Jonathan Karl) The moves by President Trump to terminate Obamacare with opposition from within the party & the administration examined; details given of the threat to Americans' insurance with current coverage statistics cited. [TRUMP - says he understands health care so the Republicans will be the party of great health care: we will have a plan far better than Obamacare.] [Senator Susan COLLINS- says we need ideas first.] [Senator Joe MANCHIN- calls it ridiculous.] The questions about Trump's timing after the Mueller report with concerns about the decision among his key allies discussed.
(Washington: Terry Moran) The outrage over the call from President Trump's administration led by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to slash government funding for the Special Olympics featured; details given about yhe history of the Special Olympics. [Representative Barbara LEE- calls the decision appalling.] [In response to question from Representative Mark Pocan, DeVOS - says it is a budget move.] Budget statistics cited. The Congressional support for Special Olympics funding discussed.
(New York: Linsey Davis) The death of a South Carolina figth grade student, Raniya Wright, after a classroom fight with another girl featured; scenes shown of Forest Hills Elementary School.
(Atlanta: Steve Osunsami) The military honors for Iraq war hero Travis Atkins, who died in 2007 from an IED while saving others, featured; scenes shown of the ceremonies. [Son Trevor OLIVER - speaks about his father.] [Father Jack ATKINS- describes what happened.]