Friday September 9, 2011 Happening Now

Another packed show.. with a plethora of developing stories!

There are "credible" threats against NYC and DC. Catherine Herridge reporting the threats could involve car bombs in a plot timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Extra security already visible on the streets. of NYC. The threats being described as specific and credible but not confirmed.

The President travels to Richmond, VA today to push his new jobs plan. He'll speak live at 11:35 on the economy and jobs. We will likely need to take some of the comments. The President's plan calls for spending some $450 billion and includes extending a payroll tax and offers new tax cuts for employers.

1135EDT -- POTUS delivers remarks on the economy/jobs at the University of Richmond. LIVE

100,000 people evacuated from their homes in the Northeast.. More flooding expected.

Firefighters in Texas bringing in the big guns. They are planning a huge aerial assault on the Bastrop fire today. We're getting new video and images of the more than 1400 homes destroyed.

A major power outage turns out the lights for as many as five million people in CA, AZ and Mexico. Crews working overnight to restore power.

Clint Henderson is the Executive Producer for “Happening Now” and an avid traveler. Follow his adventures on Twitter, ClintPHenderson, and Instagram, clintpage1.