Chicago ABC station WLS issued an on-air apology last night after using a McDonald’s restaurant over-the-shoulder graphic to illustrate a story on Laquan McDonald, the 17-year-old killed by police in 2014:
June was relatively quiet for local TV news apologies, at least compared with the previous disastrous month. Still, there's plenty of war-related doozies as well as the usual collection of misidentified criminals, innocent businesses targeted as dangerous or fake, and pit bull panic.
We Regret The Error is our monthly look at local news mistakes and the subsequent boilerplate apologies. Spy a blunder on your local news? Let us know.
We Regret The Error is a monthly feature in which we compile TV news mistakes and the subsequent boilerplate apologies. Here's everything we could find from the month of April.