This program is 29 minutes long
(New York: Rob Marciano) A wall of severe storms moving across the country with snow in the West, tornadoes in the central states with another system coming featured; weather maps shown.
(Capitol Hill: Mary Bruce) The passage in Missouri of a restrictive law banning abortion the day after a similar bill in Alabama reviewed; details given of the specifics of the bills; scenes shown of a debate over "rape." [Missouri Governor Mike PARSON% says he will be honored to sign.] [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI - worries about a dismantling of Roe v. Wade.] [Representative Kevin McCARTHY@- says there should be exceptions.] [Alabama state representative Terri COLLINS@- says the goal is get Roe turned over.] [On CBN, evangelist Pat ROBERTSON - says it is an extreme law: not the right one for the Supreme Court.] The view of some conservatives questioning this extreme Alabama law discussed.
(Chicago: Alex Perez) The theft of an unborn baby from a pregnant teen, Marlen Ochoa-Lopez%, who was murdered before the baby was taken, featured; scenes shown from Chicago where Clarisa & Desiree Figueroa & Piotr Bobak@ were arrested on murder charges. [Police Supt. Eddie JOHNSON@- calls it "disguising."] [Crying WOMAN - reacts.]
(Houston: Marcus Moore) The Houston police case in which Clarence Evans was mistakenly identified as a sought felon from Louisiana reviewed; scenes shown of Evans & the police, who identified him as "Quentin." [EVANS@- reacts to what happened with the police.] The police explanation for how the case was handled noted.
(Washington: Martha Raddatz) What President Trump said about whether we are going to war with Iran featured. [TRUMP - says "I hope not" about war with Iran.] Details given about the meeting of national intelligence dir. Dan Coats with some senators about Iran & the intelligence finding s about Iranian missiles. How Trump is hoping Iranians will meet with the US discussed.
(Prestonburg, Kentucky: T.J. Holmes) The miracle rescue in Kentucky of toddler Kenneth Howard% after he was found on a cliff after being lost for three days featured; scenes shown of the "mountain" boy after he was found. [Prestonburg fire dept. Chief Michael BROWN@, Michael TUSSEY@- say he chugged Gatorade after we found him.]
(Arizona border: Dan Harris) A American sting operation against smuggling drugs on the US-Mexico border with ICE agents posing as members of the Sinaloa drug cartel featured; scenes shown from an Indian reservation in the Arizona desert with drug suspects arrested & from Mexico where migrants are paid to carry drugs to the reservation; drug seizure statistics cited.
(Studio: David Muir, Dan Harris) The convergence of poverty, drugs & the cartels along the border discussed.
(Studio: David Muir) Further coverage from the front lines on the border on "Nightline" noted.
(Los Angeles: Matt Gutman) The search in Maui for missing hiker Amanda Eller%, who disappeared on Wednesday, featured; surveillance video from a store on Maui shown. [Father John ELLER@, friend Sarah HAYES@- comment on the ongoing search.] [Boyfriend Benjamin KONKOL@- comments on the search & taking a lie detector test.] [Father John ELLER@- comments.]
(Studio: David Muir) The story of Lynn Ray meeting her birth mother, Elizabeth Poland?, 70 years later featured; family photos & their meeting in Youngsville, Louisiana, shown.