This program is about 1 hour long
(Fox Weather Center: Janice Dean) The storm system featured; national forecast given; weather maps and data shown on screen.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The impact of a tornado in Dumas, Arkansas, updated; aerial scenes shown of destroyed homes.
(Washington: Jim Angle) The dismissal of a juror in the trial of former White House aide Lewis "Scooter" Libby featured; statement from Judge Reggie Walton quoted on screen; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy shown. [White collar defense attorney Solomon WISENBERG, former federal prosecutor Victoria TOENSING- comment on the judge’s decision.]
(Ft. Lauderdale, Florida: Phil Keating) The day’s developments in the battle over Anna Nicole Smith’s burial reviewed; details given on the stay issued by the Florida court; scenes shown from outside the courthouse; Judge Larry Seidlin’s denial of the stay outlined on screen. [Virgie Arthur’s lawyer Roberta MANDEL- comments.]
(Studio: Shepard Smith) The offer from CBS for Judge Seidlin to become a legal commentator cited.
(White House: Bret Baier) Cheney’s message to Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf about terrorists along the Afghanistan border examined; scenes from Islamabad and map shown; details given on the emergence of Al Qaeda in Waziristan and the warning that military aid to Pakistan may be cut off. [State Department spokesman Sean McCORMACK- says there is more to be done.] [Pakistani Ambassador to US Mahmud Ali DURRANI- states his opinion on the option to cut aid.]
(Miami: Steve Harrigan) The manhunt for kidnapping suspect Vicente Ignacio Beltran-Moreno, who is accused of abducting teenager Clay Moore in Florida, reviewed; scenes of Moore outside a car, police trucks, and pictures of the suspect shown. [Manatee County Sheriff Charlie WELLS- talks about Moore.]
(New York: Erik Liljegren) Filmmaker James Cameron’s controversial documentary “The Lost Tomb of Jesus,” which examines the possible burial site of Jesus Christ and Mary Magdalene, reviewed; excerpts from the Discovery Channel film shown. [CAMERON- comments on the archaeological evidence.] [Biblical anthropologist Joe ZIAS, professor of religious studies Jodi MAGNESS- criticize the presentation of the case.]
(Bahamas: Todd Connor) The day’s developments in the battle over custody of Anna Nicole Smith’s baby daughter Dannielynn between Smith’s mother Virgie Arthur, ex-boyfriend Larry Birkhead and partner Howard K. Stern featured; scenes shown from outside the Nassau courthouse. [Birkhead’s lawyer Deborah OPRI- comments on the birth certificate and DNA test.] The hearing over ownership of Stern’s current residence noted.
(Near Bakubah, Iraq: Clarissa Ward) The uncovering of a stockpile of weapons in a Shiite village north of Baghdad examined; scenes shown of the rockets, mortars, PVC parts.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) Report introduced.
(Washington: Major Garrett) Senate Democrats’ attempts to redefine the Iraq war strategy and authorization reviewed; details given on the funding issue. [Senator Carl LEVIN- says we are trying to change the policy.] [Speaker of the House Nancy PELOSI- says the authorization could be more focused.] [President BUSH – warns against leaving Iraq.] [Senator John CORNYN- offers his opinion.]
(Mt. Clemens, Michigan: Jeff Goldblatt) The ongoing search for missing Michigan woman Tara Lynn Grant reviewed; details given on the investigation and her husband Stephen Grant’s claims about her disappearance; family pictures and scenes shown of Stephen being followed by the press; excerpt of e-mail from Stephen to an ex-girlfriend quoted on screen.
(Sasabe, Mexico: Adam Housley) The fighting along the US-Mexico border between Mexican drug cartels and human smugglers examined; scenes shown from Arizona and Sasabe, Mexico. [US Border Patrol Jim HAWKINS- describes the situation.] [Pima County Sheriff’s Department Lt. Michael O’CONNOR- talks about the spreading problem.]