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NY TV news anchor Rob Morrison arrested, accused of choking wife

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Rob Morrison, an anchor for WCBS-TV in New York, was charged with attempting to strangle his wife after a weekend incident at their home in Connecticut, the station confirmed Monday.

Morrison, 44, of Darien, Conn., faces charges of second-degree strangulation, second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct in the incident early Sunday, the station reported. He is accused of attempting to choke his wife, Ashley Morrison, a reporter for CBS MoneyWatch. Ashley Morrison didn’t need medical treatment, but she had red marks on her neck, police said.

Rob Morrison was free Monday on $100,000 bond and is due in court Tuesday, NBC Connecticut reported. WCBS said it would have no comment beyond its news report.

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  1. Diann

    February 19th, 2013

    Here’s a little inside baseball:

    Television news is written in the present tense to make every story seem immediate. So, this headline should be:

    “A TV News Anchor is Behind Bars Today After Trying to strangle His Wife.”

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  2. Dan Ryan Galt

    February 19th, 2013

    “Yeah, I did it, and I’ll do it again.”

    Judging from his mug shot, either he doesn’t understand the seriousness of his crime or he finally did what he wanted to do for years.

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  3. Corona

    February 19th, 2013

    Tex Antoine got gypped.

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  4. McFartus Spontaneous

    February 19th, 2013

    Rob Morrison – “Well, I couldn’t kick her lovers ass cause he’s a guy, so I beat her up & choked her instead.”

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  5. Maudie N Mandeville

    February 19th, 2013

    Liberal girly men call it ‘My big hug’.

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  6. Cynic

    February 19th, 2013

    He didn’t use a gun and he’s a liberal, so there’s no story here…just move along…nothing to see…

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  7. Ya sure

    February 19th, 2013

    Upholding the high moral standards of a CBS “journalist”.

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  8. Dano

    February 19th, 2013

    The guy is an obvious DOUCHE! The expression on his face screams ELITIST!

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