Live Coverage Of The Paris Attacks


According to France 24 News in Paris there have been at least four different sites in the city tonight in what looks like a well organized terrorist attack. There are at least 40 people dead and nearly 100 people are being held in a concert hall in central Paris.

French police officials and witnesses have reported an explosion in a bar near a Paris stadium, a shootout outside three Paris restaurants and a hostage situation in a concert hall, leaving at least 30 dead.

Meanwhile, in the United States the Department of Homeland Security said it is closely monitoring the events in Paris said there was no specific or credible threat to the United States. DHS said its in contact with its counterparts in the area and “will not hesitate to adjust our security posture, as appropriate, to protect the American people.”

Attacks have been taking place in the first, tenth, and the eleventh arrondissement’s some of Paris busiest area’s in the city.


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Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.