This program is about 1 hour long
(Columbia County, Florida: John Zarrella) The fire around Lake City, Florida, featured; scenes shown of flames, thick smoke, the closed highway. [Firefighter Ashley SPILLERS- describes the situation.] [Florida Highway Patrol Maj. Rick CARPENTER- says traveling is tough.]
(Studio: Rick Sanchez) The battle to contain the fire on Catalina Island off California reviewed; scenes shown. [Homeowner Brad WILSON- comments.]
(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The magnitude of the fire in Florida and the weather conditions featured; maps shown; iReport image from Sam Lapidus shown. Concern about an endangered species of woodpecker and other wildlife noted.
(Baghdad: Arwa Damon) The desperate search in Iraq for 3 missing US soldiers featured; scenes shown from the site of the ambush; details recalled of another incident last June, when 2 US soldiers were kidnapped and killed in the same area of the “triangle of death.” [Multinational force-Iraq spokesman Maj. Gen. William CALDWELL- describes what happened in the attack near Mahmudiyah and the response.]
(Studio: Rick Sanchez) Earlier interview held with CNN military analyst retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Don Shepperd about the disappearance of the soldiers. [Voice of SHEPPERD – says we can expect the worst; outlines how the men are trained to react.]
(Studio: Rick Sanchez) The CNN special “Month of Mayhem” previewed.
(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The weather forecast in the fire zone in Florida and Georgia featured; maps shown.
(Jersey City, New Jersey: Allan Chernoff) The outrage of La Shawn McCoy, whose 2-year-old son was murdered by his father, Curtis Williams, featured; courtroom scenes shown; details given about Williams’s story that he lost the boy in Newark, New Jersey, in 1989 and the plea deal which allowed him to go free. [In court, McCOY – speaks of her pain; rails at Williams.] [Assistant prosecutor Deborah SIMON- comments on making a deal with the devil.] [New Jersey superior court Judge Peter VAZQUEZ- comments on the arrangement.] [Defense attorney Jeffrey JABLONSKI- says justice has been done.]
(New York: Jeanne Moos) An altercation during a Boston Pops concert featured; scenes shown of the fistfight at the concert and a brawl among lawmakers in Taiwan. [Boston brawl participant Matthew ELLINGER- explains what happened.]