Maurice DuBois will anchor a primetime special from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York Saturday, July 9 at at 10 p.m. ET/PT, featuring extensive original reporting from CBS News correspondents on the ground in Dallas and around the country.
The special, produced by the team at the award-winning "48 Hours," is part of CBS News' ongoing coverage of the events in Dallas, where five officers were shot and killed and seven others wounded by sniper fire during a protest Thursday night against recent deadly police shootings.
Scott Pelley anchored an extended one-hour live edition of the "CBS Evening News" on Friday from Dallas. Pelley also led "CBS This Morning's expanded three-hours of coverage from Dallas Friday morning.
CBS News' coverage of the tragedy began Thursday night on CBSN, the 24/7 digital streaming news service, with Elaine Quijano reporting just after 10:01 p.m. that there was violence at a protest in Dallas. Those reports soon escalated with Manuel Bojorguez and Omar Villafranca reporting live from Dallas overnight. On Friday, CBSN's around-the-clock coverage continued with Anne Marie Green, Jeff Glor, Jamie Yuccas and Reena Ninan anchoring from New York with reports from CBS News correspondents around the country.