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May 8th, 2009
09:45 PM ET

Live Blog from the Anchor Desk 05/08/09

Tonight, we'll have the latest on the Wesleyan University student shot and killed by an alleged stalker. Tonight the suspected gunman is being held on $15 million dollars bail. We're learning more about his life and the alleged threats he put on paper.

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soundoff (273 Responses)
  1. Albert

    Holler? haha .... that was good!

    May 8, 2009 at 10:59 pm |
  2. starr formerly known as vincent

    Thank you Anderson & ALL of 360 Team (& Erica) too for a terrific week of reporting. & Good night to you all too, have a great weekend!

    Good night fellow bloggers – and to all of your who are Mother's, Happy Mother's day on Sunday.

    Special thanks to David G. – who so many bloggers have already noted, provides us with level headed analysis and really did keep the ligh of hopet alive during the Bush years.

    Still not convinced that Putin is a "good guy".

    May 8, 2009 at 10:59 pm |
  3. Dagmawi

    Did Anderson just say "Holla"?!

    May 8, 2009 at 10:59 pm |
  4. David, Indiana

    Gov. Putin getting singing lessons...

    Did you say Holla Anderson?

    Dow up triple digits today!

    Great weekend everyone. Good night Isabel. Good night everyone!

    May 8, 2009 at 10:59 pm |
  5. Rebekah

    goodnite Anderson, Erica, and everybody! i hope everyone has a great weekend!!!

    see everyone back here on Monday night!! =]

    May 8, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  6. Isabel

    Good night, Anderson and Erica!!

    Good night, friends, bloggers!

    Congratulations to all mothers!
    Happy Mother’s Day!

    May 8, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  7. Dodie from Irvine, CA

    Fire in Santa Barbara is very sad. With the topography, makes it dangerous too
    Good nite all!!! have a wonderful weekend

    May 8, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  8. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    Have a wonderful weekend everyone especially on Sunday! Do something nice for mom which is always.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  9. Megan Dresslar - Shoreline, WA

    Good night Anderson, Erica, David G, Edurrado (Ed Henry) and my friend twitter/facebook bloggers!!!!!!!
    Have a great night and sleep tight everyone!!!! 😀
    See you on Monday night!
    Day of the shot with Funny man to be singer, if Simon will choose Russian Pres. Cool shot!!!! Can he sing????
    Anderson,
    Have a great night, good sleep at home after work!!!! See you tomorrow night!!! Have a plenty sleep! 😀

    May 8, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  10. Kevin Polite

    What does anyone in this country need with a gun.I'm sick and tired of these people screaming about don't take my gun.People do not need to hunt for food anymore,hell we have plenty of supermarkets.Hunting is not a sport,the animal can't defend themselves.So where is the sport in that.But plenty of innocent people are dying on daily basis from guns.And who needs a AK-47? It's made to kill people,point blank.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  11. Maren in Oregon

    I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend! Happy Mother's Day to Erica, and to the wonderful mothers of everyone else! Good night Anderson.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  12. Heather - Spokane, WA

    The softer side of Putin. Have a great weekend everyone and Anderson, I hope your mom has a great mother's day.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:58 pm |
  13. Isabel

    Good night, Anderson and Erica!!

    Good night, friends, bloggers!

    Congratulations to all mothers!
    Happy Mother’s Day!

    David, Indiana
    Is your birthday 10th of May?
    Happy birthday! I hope you have in your life all good.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:57 pm |
  14. Chris Sosa - Boston, MA

    That man should never, ever be allowed to utter a note again. "Not so bad"? Always said you were a nice guy, Anderson, but apparently you're a saint.

    Have a great weekend everyone!

    May 8, 2009 at 10:57 pm |
  15. Rikki, Fargo, ND

    I'm not sure Simon would let him through!....

    Good night Anderson and fellow bloggers! Have a great weekend All!

    Happy Birthday Mr. Gergen! Have a great day!

    Happy Mother's Day Erica and all the mama's out there! 🙂 Have a great one!

    May 8, 2009 at 10:57 pm |
  16. Lori from IL

    re: The Shot - who told these people they could sign? I can only imagine Simon's critique!

    May 8, 2009 at 10:57 pm |
  17. angel manners

    What is on that girls jacket?

    May 8, 2009 at 10:57 pm |
  18. Miss J

    Happy Mother's Day to all and to all a good night.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:56 pm |
  19. gayle mccauley Malden,Mass.

    Goodnight everyone.Peace to all of you and yours.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:56 pm |
  20. David, Indiana

    Anderson, good pt, that violence in cities is something people assume is normal but is not. Tio Hardman makes a good pt too, that kids in Chicago on defense.

    Happy Mothers Day Erica and all Moms on the blog tonight!

    30, 000 people evacuated in CA, hope they can get back to their homes soon.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:56 pm |
  21. vanessa from silver spring, MD

    Goodnight All. Have a nice wknd.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:56 pm |
  22. Dulcie - Denver

    From what I heard on the show, handguns are already illegal in Chicago. Illinois in general also has some restrictions in place. Also, kids can't buy guns legally.

    Guns are also stolen and passed around. Goodness only knows where they're getting AK-47s. They're really not all that common. It's not like you can buy one at the local Walmart.

    May 8, 2009 at 10:56 pm |
  23. Lori from IL

    Good night Anderson, Erica and Fellow Bloggers -

    Hope all the mothers on the blog have a Happy Mother's Day -

    Interesting segments tonight, Anderson and Team 360 -

    Enjoyed the chat, Fellow Bloggers -

    Until Monday.......

    May 8, 2009 at 10:55 pm |
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