This program is 28 minutes long
(Studio: Erielle Reshef) The rescue of four tourist hostages in Burkina Faso reviewed; details given about the American woman remaining anonymous; scenes shown of the two French & the Korean hostages thanking the soldiers killed in the operation; details given of the US State Department advisory about the Benin wildlife park where the kidnapping took place. [Retired USMC Col. Stephen GANYARD@- says the kidnappers moved across the desert.] The timing of the rescue operation & lack of details about the American discussed.
(New York: Diane Macedo) The arrest of pilot Christian Martin for November 2015 cold case murders of three people in Kentucky featured; details given about the crime of murder in a burned vehicle & in a house & of Martin's 2016 military conviction. [Kentucky attorney general Andy BESHEAR@- announces the indictment; adds son Matt Phillips kept the case alive.] A statement from the families of the victims discussed,
(La Portae Texas: Zachary Kiesch) A chemical spill in a Houston channel after a barge collided with a ship featured; scenes shown of the ships, the reforomate toxic leak; details given about air & water pollution concerns. [WTRK anchor Art RASCON@- comments on the barge.] [WOMAN - reacts.] [Coast Guard Capt. Kevin ODITT@- says we will investigate & clean up the environment.] The impact of bad weather on the cleanup process discussed.
(Studio: Rob Marciano) The Gulf coast flooding featured; scenes shown of the train wreck, lightning in Houston, flooding in Louisiana. The forecast for the East coast discussed; weather maps shown.
(White House Kyra Phillips) The refusal from former White House counsel Don McGahn when requested to state President Trump did not obstruct justice examined; McGahn attorney William Burck@ quoted; details given about citations in the report from special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller from McGahn, who said Trump asked him to fire Mueller. [Aug. 2017, TRUMP - denies considering firing Mueller.] [April 16, TRUMP - denies telling McGahn to fire Mueller.] The House deadline for McGahn to testify discussed.
(Washington: Lana Zak) The reversal of Trump attorney former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani's plans to travel to Ukraine seeking evidence against presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden examined; details given about Biden, his son Hunter & his company. [GIULIANI - explains his decision.] [Representative Adam SCHIFF, Senator Elizabeth WARREN - criticize the investigation to affect an election.] A statement from President Trump about investigating Biden quoted.
(Studio: Tom Llamas) Further coverage on :This Week: noted.
(Los Angeles: Marci Gonzalez) A police shootout during a chase at an intersection in Los Angeles with an accused killer reviewed; scenes shown from the city streets. [Witness Valerie LOPEZ@- describes what happened.] [Downey police Lt. Kathleen MENDOZA@- comments on the case.] What happened to the shooter & the driver noted.