GMA: Explosives Found In Florida Dorm
Good Morning America reported March 18 2013 that a bag of explosives was found in a University of Central Florida dormitory after the death of a student who apparently committed suicide. The bomb squad is now trying to remove them. An assault weapon was also found in the room.
GMA: New York Stop & Frisk Law Challenged
In New York, a major trial is starting in a federal court over the city’s “Stop & Frisk” law which allows police officers to stop, question and sometimes frisk people on the street, which critics say unfairly targets minorities. City officials say that it has helped to reduce gun violence.
GMA: Corporate Jet Crashes Into Homes
In South Bend, Indiana, a private plane crashed into three homes, killing two people on board. The pilot reported electrical problems.
GMA: Tone-Loc Health Scare
Rapper Tone-Loc collapsed while performing in Iowa. Fans were asked to leave, but he refused to go to the hospital. The rapper, famous for his hit “Funky Cold Medina,” has a history of seizures.
GMA: Dan Stevens Showing Off New Look
Dan Stevens from Downton Abbey has a new slimmed-down look. The actor lost about 10 pounds and has been seen without his trademark blonde hair, instead sporting black hair and a beard. The actor reportedly has the new look for a movie where he plays a heroin trafficker.
GMA: Josh, Lara and Sam Hosted GLAAD Media Awards
Josh Elliott, Lara Spencer and Sam Champion hosted the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards, which celebrate the fair representation of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. Over 1500 people attended the night, including Madonna, who showed up in a Boy Scout uniform and spoke out about the Boy Scouts’ treatment of homosexuality.
GMA: Stacey Kiebler & George Clooney Not Splitting
Stacey Kiebler and George Clooney shot down rumors of a split when they were seen in Berlin holding hands. George Clooney was in Berlin filming a new film alongside Matt Damon.
GMA: Sam Champion Says Naked During Weather
Lara Spencer showed a clip of Sam Champion misspeaking during his weather forecast. Instead of saying, “That’s the weather around the nation,” Sam Champion accidentally said, “That’s the weather around the naked.” Spencer and Champion joked that this may be a new segment called “Monday Food For Thought. I wonder if that means more showing of this particular clip or other clips of the anchors misspeaking.