Investigation launched after news channel airs 13 seconds of porn during weather 1 month ago

Investigation launched after news channel airs 13 seconds of porn during weather

The incident occurred during the 6pm weather forecast.

A police investigation has been launched after an American news channel aired 13 seconds of porn in the background screen during a weather report.

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KREM, a news outlet affiliated with CBS in Spokane, Washington aired explicit footage during meteorologist Michelle Boss' 6pm report on Saturday, Indy 100 reports.

It is not yet known if Boss was aware of what was happening on the screen behind her, but in any case she delivered the report as normal.

The channel has since issued an apology, and pledged that it would not happen again.

In a statement, they said: "Those of us here at KREM 2 want to apologise for something that happened in our 6 p.m. newscast tonight.

"An inappropriate video aired in the first part of the show. We are diligently working to make sure something like this doesn’t happen again."

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The Spokane Police Department Special Victims Unit are now investigating the circumstances regarding the video.

In a statement, they said: "Around 6:30 PM on Sunday SPD began to receive calls regarding what was described as a pornographic or explicit image appearing during a television weather forecast.

"It was a short video segment, generally described as a small portion of the screen, showing a separate image from the newscast of what appeared to be a possibly pornographic or explicit image.

"The Spokane Police Department's Special Victims Unit (SVU) and Technical Assistance Response Unit (TARU), responded to the local station to conduct an investigation as to how the image appeared and where it came from. The stations personnel are cooperating fully with SPD in the attempt to determine what happened."

They added: "At the time of this release, the investigation is ongoing and no culpability of any kind has been determined."

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