This program is about 1 hour long
(Union, Missouri: Theresa Woodard) The police’s discovery of the boys and the investigation into their disappearance featured; scenes shown of police searching vehicles.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Devlin’s previous conviction as a sex offender noted.
(Durham, North Carolina: Marianne Silber) The day’s developments in the case reviewed; details given on Nifong’s request, what will happen next, Nifong’s meeting yesterday with the accuser, the defense attorney’s attempt to have the photo lineup thrown out and changes in the accuser’s story.
(Studio: Shepard Smith, Megyn Kelly) Nifong’s recusal and the possible reasons why the remaining charges have not been dropped discussed.
(Pentagon: Mike Emanuel) The attack by the Greek leftist group Revolutionary Struggle examined; details given on the government’s response; scenes shown from outside the embassy. [REIS- says there is no justification.]
(Los Angeles: Adam Housley) The plane crash featured; details given on witness accounts; scenes shown of the charred remains and firefighters. [Pilot Jeff VAN DEATON- describes what happened.]
(White House: Bret Baier) Reactions to President Bush’s new Iraq plan, which includes a US troop surge, featured; details given on Defense Secretary Robert Gates’ appearance in front of a Senate committee. [GATES- says we should know within months whether the operation is being successful and Iraqis are fulfilling military commitments.] Democrats’ and Republicans’ skepticism that Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki will make the necessary changes noted. [Senators Susan COLLINS, Carl LEVIN- criticize the plan.] [Secretary of State Condoleezza RICE- says Iraqis hope to be in control by November and then US forces may be reduced.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The US-led raid on an Iranian government building in Irbil, Iraq, in which they detained 5 Iranians suspected in attacks against Iraqis, reported; scenes shown from within the raided building.
(New York: Erik Liljegren) The discovery in Missouri of 2 missing boys, William “Ben” Ownby, who disappeared this week, and Shawn Hornbeck, who disappeared in 2002, featured; details given on the rescue; scenes shown of the boys with police. [Franklin County prosecutor Robert PARKS- states the charges against kidnapping suspect Michael Devlin.] [Sheriff Gary TOELKE- comments.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith, Erik Liljegren) The reunion between the boys and their families discussed.
(Fox Weather Center: Chris Knowles) The storm system featured; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Scenes shown of an out-of-control SUV driving over black ice in Wood Village, Oregon.
(Washington: Major Garrett) The passing of a bill in the House requiring the government to negotiate with drugs companies about the cost of Medicare drugs, despite a promised veto from President Bush, examined. [Representatives John DINGELL, Phil GINGREY- state their opinions.] [AARP’s Bill NOVELLI- says we need to make the program better.] [Heritage Foundation’s Robert MOFFIT- criticizes Congress.]
(Washington: Brian Wilson) Republicans’ claims that American Samoa was left out of the minimum wage increase bill because Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was lobbied by Del Monte examined. [PELOSI- says she’s asked that all territories have to comply.] [Citizens Against Government Waste Thomas SCHATZ- says there must be a reason why the territory would be excluded.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The Senate’s passing of a bill to deny Congressional pensions to members convicted of white collar crimes noted.
(Los Angeles: Jonathan Hunt) California company Bearsaver’s development of a trash can that can withstand grizzly bears featured; Bearsaver footage shown of bears testing a prototype. [Grizzly Wolf Discovery Center Libby SCOTT- explains the bear’s addiction to trash.] [Bearsaver’s Steve THOMPSON- comments.]