Hello everyone, this is Paul Cameron at my desk in the WBTV Newsroom.
At 5:00 tonight, the autopsy and toxicology reports are just in for the unarmed man shot dead by a CMPD officer. The state medical examiner says Jonathan Ferrell had no illegal drugs in his system. His blood alcohol content was .06%-- which is under the .08% the state considers the threshold for a DWI. Our reporter Pamela Escobar is digging into what this all means.
We have just learned the name of a man police say killed a TSA agent at Los Angeles International Airport. 23-year old Paul Ciancia is accused of killing the agent and wounding others with an assault rifle. Ciancia was wounded in the gun battle. We'll get the latest.
Anson County police were busy disposing of old dynamite sticks found in a barn. We're told there's nothing suspicious as many farmers used to use dynamite to clear tree stumps from their fields.
A crook in Missouri used one of those scanner apps on his cell phone to stay a step ahead of police. The cops finally caught up with him, but the chief is now concerned other criminals may want to use the scanner apps to their advantage.
Weatherwise, we escaped the rain on Halloween and it looks like the storms have passed just in time for tonight's Football Friday night games. Delano tells me he's got 20 games the FFN crew will cover.