5:22 p.m. ET: On the first stop of his tour through the swing states, “Nightline” anchor Bill Weir goes to Virginia where he talks to residents about why their state is important in the presidential election. Watch the full story TONIGHT:
Bill even took the time to jam with a bluegrass band:
3:04 p.m. ET: State prosecutors today charged Penn State’s former president with perjury and child endangerment, accusing him of overseeing a cover-up that allowed convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky to prey on nearly a dozen children for years.
2:47 p.m. ET: “Nightline” anchor Terry Moran tweeted:
12:22 p.m. ET: SANDY LATEST: New Jersey and New York, struggling to recover from the wreckage of Sandy, were staggered today by a gas shortage and an overwhelmed transit system as more victims of the deadly storm were found.
Four bodies were located on Staten Island, New York City’s smallest borough and the one most exposed to the water. Two of the bodies were boys, aged 2 and 4, who were ripped from their mother’s arms as she tried to carry them away from their car which had become trapped in flood waters.
10:11 a.m. ET: “Nightline’s” incredible footage of Sandy’s wrath in Staten Island:
And the Rockaways: