Woman With a Gun Walks Into TV Station’s Studio, Forcing Newscast to Go Off the Air

Dec 22, 2010  •  Post A Comment

WSOC-TV, an ABC-affiliated station in Charlotte, North Carolina, had its 5 p.m. newscast forced off the air for almost an hour after a woman walked into the studios and put a gun to her head, reports the Charlotte Observer.

Anchor Natalie Pasquarella twice heard her producer yelling into her earpiece to get off the air, when she said, "We’ll be right back." The station then aired a series of commercials and then the screen went black.

A distraught woman, identified by police as Wendy Cosby Naidas, 51, had entered the studios moments earlier with the gun and said she wanted to talk. The standoff lasted until just before 6 p.m., when police persuaded her to surrender. Officers said her gun wasn’t loaded, and no one was injured at the studio.

The article says that reporters and other staff from the station began using cell phones and laptops to post updates and pictures on Twitter and the station’s Website while they were off the air.


  1. Amazing freakin blog here. I almost cried while reading it!

  2. Love the blog here. Nice colors. I am definitely staying tuned to this one. Hope to see more.

  3. I agree with your thoughts here and I really love your blog! I’ve bookmarked it so that I can come back & read more in the future.

  4. I love your blog.. very nice colors & theme. Did you create this website yourself or did you hire someone to do it for you? Plz reply back as I’m looking to create my own blog and would like to know wheere u got this from. thanks

  5. I couldn’t have explained the topic better myself.

  6. Wow, amazing blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you make blogging look easy.

  7. Kudos to you! This is a really good blog here and I love your style of writing. How did you get so good at blogging?

  8. Hey how are you doing? I just wanted to stop by and say that it’s been a pleasure reading your blog. I have bookmarked your website so that I can come back & read more in the future as well. plz do keep up the quality writing

  9. Interesting layout on your blog. I really enjoyed reading it and also I will be back to read more in the future.

  10. This is good info! Where else can if ind out more?? Who runs this joint too? Keep up the good work 🙂

Leave a Reply to Seo Services Cancel Reply

Email (will not be published)