Sam Ford is a general assignment reporter for ABC7/WJLA-TV. He joined the station's team in 1987.
Previously, Sam spent nine years as a correspondent for CBS News. During his tenure at the network, Sam was stationed at CBS bureaus in New York, Atlanta, and Washington.
Prior to CBS, he reported to WCCO-TV in Minneapolis, Minnesota. After earning a Bachelor of Science in journalism from the University of Kansas, Sam attended graduate school for journalism at the University of Minnesota.
He is married to free-lance reporter Gloria Murray, with whom he has a son and daughter.
District health officials are concerned, following the death of six infants in the last week. Currently, there is an average of six infant deaths per month in the city.
A District of Columbia judge has declared that a 50-year-old man is innocent of a 1982 rape and slaying that put him in prison for 25 years.
A staff member for Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa) was arrested Friday after carrying a handgun into the Cannon House Office building. Ryan Shucard faced a judge Saturday and has been released until an August hearing.