Man robs and briefly kidnaps NBC affiliate reporter at gunpoint

September 4, 2019
A reporter for NBC Right Now in Kennewick, Washington, was robbed and briefly kidnapped at gunpoint while covering a local teachers strike on Aug. 27, 2019.An undisclosed reporter had set up her video camera in the parking lot of the Kennewick School District ahead of a planned teachers strike, YakTriNews reported. At around 5:45 a.m., as she was sitting in her news vehicle waiting for the rally to begin, a man got into the backseat of her car, pointed a …

Toledo news crew shot at, no injuries but damage to news vehicle

July 17, 2019
While returning from a news event, a WTVG 13abc news crew van was shot at on July 13, 2019 in Toledo, Ohio.13abc reported that the crew was heading back to the station at around 8:30 p.m. following an event at the Toledo Museum of Art when multiple shots were fired at the station’s vehicle.Investigative reporter Shaun Hegarty posted a photo of the damage to the vehicle to Twitter following the incident.
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