Most Active Stories
- Coleman Barks, Interpreter of Sufi Poet Rumi, Is Coming (Back) To Chattanooga
- Celebration of Southern Literature: Jill McCorkle on 'Life After Life' And Death
- WTCI's 'Underground Revealed' Debuts
- Celebration of Southern Literature: A Chat with 'The Joker' Himself, Andrew Hudgins
- In Rural Virginia, Truckers Can Stop For Coffee And A Physical
Around the Nation
Montana TV Station Warns Of Attacking Zombies
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.
KRTV viewers in Great Falls, Montana were interrupted by a bizarre emergency message yesterday: Zombies On The Attack.
(SOUNDBITE OF EMERGENCY MESSAGE)
UNIDENTIFIED MAN: The bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living...
MONTAGNE: The Great Falls Tribune reports several people called the local police station wondering if there really were zombies on the loose. Of course it was a hoax. KRTV apologized, saying someone hacked into the Emergency Alert System.
It is MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.