Two journalist of CBS affiliate WDBJ7 killed in attack in Virginia

Two journalist of CBS affiliate WDBJ7 killed in attack in Virginia

Two employees of CBS affiliate WDBJ7 were killed this morning in a gun attack at Bridgewater Plaza, Virgina.

It happened during a live broadcast around 6:45 a.m.

Police are looking for a suspect who apparently opened fire on WDBJ7 photographer Adam Ward and WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker.

Adam was 27-years-old, while Alison just turned 24.

A third victim, who was being interviewed at the time of the shooting, was shot in the back and is in hospital.

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said on radio the suspect is a former “disgruntled employee” of WDBJ.

He said the suspect’s arrest was “imminent” and police were chasing him on Interstate 64. “They are right behind him,” he said. “They have the licence plate.”

Updated: Wednesday 26 August 2015
NBC sack Today host Matt Lauer over sex allegation

Matt Lauer – the host of morning news programme ‘Today’ – has been fired by NBC over an allegation of sexual misconduct. “On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behaviour in the workplace by Matt Lauer,” said NBC….

Sam Kiley joins CNN as senior International correspondent

CNN has appointed Sky News’ foreign affairs editor, Sam Kiley, as senior International correspondent. Sam – who joined Sky News from the Times newspaper in 2010 – will be based at CNN’s Middle East hub in Abu Dhabi. “CNN is the world’s most watched news…

Roger Ailes, founder of Fox News, dies at the age of 77

Roger Ailes – who built Fox News into a money-making ratings powerhouse – has died at the age of 77. “I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes, passed away this morning,” his wife, Elizabeth, said in a statement. “Roger…