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Rob Morrison Resigns From WCBS

New York anchor departs following arrest for domestic dispute 2/20/2013 12:57:19 PM Eastern

Rob Morrison has resigned his position as a WCBS New York
news anchor, effective immediately.

Morrison was arrested Feb. 17 and charged with
"strangulation, threatening and disorderly conduct" in a dispute with
his wife, Ashley, a CBS MoneyWatch reporter, at their Connecticut home.

"My family is my first and only priority right now and
I have informed CBS 2 management that I need to put all of my time and energy
into making sure that I do what's best for my wife and my son," he said in
a statement. "I very much appreciate the opportunity that CBS 2 has given
me and I thank them for accepting my decision."

Morrison joined WCBS in 2009 and anchored the morning and
noon news.

 

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