This program is about 1 hour long
(Durham, North Carolina: Marianne Silber) The day’s developments in the case reviewed; details given on district attorney Mike Nifong’s denial that he hid DNA evidence that could help the defense reviewed; courtroom sketches shown. [NIFONG- says all the information was available.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Continuing coverage previewed; photos shown of Collin Finnerty, Reade Seligmann, and David Evans.
(Renton, Washington: William La Jeunesse) The impact of the storm in Renton, Washington, reviewed; details given on the 3 deaths blamed on the storm; scenes shown of destroyed homes. [WOMAN - describes what happened.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The record rainfall in Seattle cited; scenes shown of cars surrounded by water underneath a bridge.
(Fox Weather Center: Rick Reichmuth) The storm reviewed; weather maps and data shown on screen; national forecast given.
(Mt. Hood: Dan Springer) The rescuers’ use of a military C-130 Hercules plane to search for the climbers featured; details given on the weekend search plans; excerpts of the film “Vertical Limit” shown. [BERNARD- comments on the worsening weather conditions.] [Missing climber’s brother Frank JAMES- comments.]
(Washington: Major Garrett) Senator Tim Johnson’s medical condition following brain surgery and the political implications of his health reviewed. [Senator Tom CARPER- talks about Johnson’s progress.] [Former Senator Tom DASCHLE- comments.]
(Denver: Carol McKinley) The arrest of nearly 1300 people across 6 states during an ICE raid on illegal immigrants at Swift and Co. meatpacking plants reviewed; details given on the complaints that the raids violated the workers’ civil rights. [Avon, Colorado, detective Paul ARNOLD- talks about how authorities will deal with the suspects.] [Confianza/Latino Pastors’ Butch MONTOYA- says we demand an investigation; comments on the detainees.]
(Washington: Malini Bawa) The new rail security plan featured; details given on the requirements for a reduction in stand-still time and stricter inspections for trains with hazardous materials. [CHERTOFF- outlines the plan.]
(Dearborn, Michigan: Jeff Goldblatt) The controversy in Dearborn, Michigan, over Comerica bank’s decision to close the accounts of the Life for Relief and Development charity and the claims that the bank was racially profiling against Arab-American Muslims examined; details given on the federal agents’ raid on the charity, the discrimination lawsuit against the bank; statement from Comerica Corporate Communications’ Kathy Pitton quoted on screen. [Life’s Ihsan ALKHATIB- says it’s harder to raise money.] [MAN – comments on the problems the ordeal has caused for the organization.] [Wayne State University’s Robert SEDLER- comments.]