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this is not good, people. >> aircraft intrusion. a man with a message for congress is arrested after he flies a tiny helicopter after the white house and lands steps from the u.s. capitol, raising new questions about security in washington, d.c. guilty of murder in the first degree. >> the fall of a football star is complete. former new england patriot aaron hernandez begins a life sentence in prison after he's convicted of murder. it's a miracle that she's alive. >> caught on camera a terrifying moment a monster wave sweeps a sightseer into the ocean.
and the last strut. gisele bundchen makes her final trip down the catwalk, retiring from the runway after a to-year modeling career. captioning funded by cbs retiring from modding after a 20-year career captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, april 16th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. doug didn't intend to fly above the most restricted space in the world, but even though he posted his plans on the internet, he flew undetected onto the lawn of the west u.s. capitol. he took off from his small helicopter about 80 miles from capitol hill yesterday. hi approached the capitol from the west flying right over the national mall. hughes says he was trying to draw attention to campaign finance corruption. this morning authorities are trying to figure out how he got so far without being stopped.
edward lawrence is in washington. good morning, edward. >> good morning, anne-marie. on the entire 80-mile trip no adar picked up the gyro helicopter. the u.s. military is looking into why this morning. police surrounded and arrested douglas mark hughes shortly after he landed his gyrocopter on the lawn of the u.s. capitol wednesday. the 61-year-old mailman is expected to make his first appearance in court today. the question is how was he able to get into some of the most restricted airspace without being seen. >> reporter: witnesses say they saw hughes take off from the gettysburg airport in pennsylvania. >> crazy. >> man. >> that guy had to be nuts to do something like that. >> reporter: hughes was able to fly past the white house and the washington monument before landing on capitol hill. but even if authorities had spotted hues they may not have been able to take him down before he landed. >> i don't think there would have been anything warranted. to take him out of the sky would
have created more problems than it would have been solved. >> reporter: hughes had been planning his flight for more than two years. law enforcement wonders why he wasn't stopped before he took off. he was interviewed about his plans in 2013. hughes talked about it with friends. he even made this video for "the tampa bay times." >> i'm going to violate the no-fly zone nonviolently for nobody to get hurt and i'm going to land on the capitol mall. >> reporter: hughes was delivering 530 letters to congress urging them to take up finance campaign reform. many have not received the letters yet. all of those letters had the proper postage. anne-marie? >> edward lawrence in washington. thank you, edward. this morning there are red flag warnings meaning critical fire conditions exist in southern california. the fire in rialto broke out last night. firefighters battled heavy winds
trying to get the fire under control. there are a number of buildings in the area, but so far no damage has been reported. and there has been another deadly shooting of an unarmed man by police officers, this time in houston. it happened following a high-speed chase. the officers believed the suspect was reaching for a weapon, but no gun was found. tim wetzel of our houston station khou says the chase began when police tried to pull the drive over for suspicious activity. >> reporter: a traffic stop led to an intense chaotic chase that went for miles. the driver weaved in and out of traffic. when the police put out stop sticks, he went around them. he slammed into a woman's car. then seconds later, he crashed into an suv. from air 11 it looked like the driver was about to get up. then police say he went back in to reach for something and that's when two officers opened fire. >> fearing for their lives that this suspect was reaching for a weapon, two officers did discharge their weapon at the vehicle, striking the suspect and killing him.
>> reporter: friends and family identify the driver as 41-year-old trey sheppard. >> you know. it hurts. he was a good person who did not deserve to be laid out here like that. >> reporter: sh is his cousin. she watched the chase on live tv. >> this is something that happened to a good person. he's a hard-working man, has four children has two jobs, and is a barber. >> reporter: he said he had a child in the car and threatened to hurt the cops if they kept following. there was no child. they believed that, afraid to shoot. >> hoping the police would work with him to back off so he could have a peaceful surrender to save his life. >> that was khou's tim wetzel reporting. sheppard died at the scene. two schools where the chase ended were locked down for about 30 minutes.
a michigan officer who was seen in a video beating a suspect after he was pulled over in suburban detroit has been fired. dash cam video from the inkster police captured the incident in january. floyd dent the suspect, is black, the two police officers are white. dent was thrown to the ground and repeatedly punched. police say he resisted arrest and had cocaine in his car. accident says police planted the coke. accident is dent is due back in court april 29th. the jurors who convicted former new england patriots' football star guilty. he immediately began serving a life sentence with no chance of parole. he's locked up in a maximum security prison just miles from gillette stadium where he starred on the field. anna werner reports. >> guilty of murder in the first degree. >> reporter: aaron hernandez's mother and fiancee hugged each other and subbed.
after the verdict was read. jurors took seven days to find hernandez guilty of murdering his friend odin lloyd in 2013. lloyd's body was found in an industrial park less than a mile from hernandez's home. he had been shot six times. bristol county district attorney thomas quinn. >> aaron hernandez may have been a well known new england patriots football player, however, in the end, the jury found that he was just a man who commit add brutal murder. >> reporter: hernandez was a rising star for the new england patriots with a $40 million contract, but was dropped from the team after being arrested. most was circumstantial, but there was a lot of it. in text messages hernandez urged lloyd to meet him the night he was killed. a neighbor's surveillance camera captured lloyd getting into a car that prosecutors say was driven by hernandez.
surveillance video from hernandez's own home showing him holding something resembling a gun before he was killed. there was also a video showing his girlfriend removing a box. hernandez told her to get rid of it. >> reporter: odin lloyd's mother ursula lloyd spoke after the verdict. >> he was my strength. i love him dearly. >> reporter: anna werner, cbs news, new york. well this morning a six-figure reward is being offered for help in solving a 2008 bombing in new york's times square. the explosion targeted a military recruitment station. no one was injured in the blast. officials say several persons of interest have been identified but they are asking the public for help coming up on the "morning news" now, on the table, a woman protesting the european central bank disrupts a news conference. and later record-breaking
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a massive marine helicopter gave beachgoers a surprise. the ch-53 super stallion made an emergency landing in california on wednesday. a low oil pressure light went on in in the cockpit. no one was hurt. later the 100-foot chopper litted off. on the "cbs moneywatch" now, general motors is protected from pricey lawsuits and a confetti protest against the head of the central european bank. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. a federal judge ruled a bankruptcy in 2009 shields general motors from death and injury claims tied to faulty ignition switches. they can cause cars to stall
unexpected unexpectedly. they're tied to 140 deaths. it was argued gm misled the court because it knew about the ignition problem. it's estimated the ruling protects gm from up to $10 billion billion. the price of oil hit its highest level this year. the dow finished 70 points higher yesterday. the s&p was up 10 points and the nasdaq gain third degree 3 points. shares of etsy began trading on the nasdaq today. it raised $267 million. esty sold 16.7 million shares at $16 apiece. breaking from tradition it said it planned to sell 5% of its shares to individual shares on esty's website. the fight for $15 million
campaign planned demonstrations in more than 230 cities and college campuses yesterday. fast food workers were joined by airport workers, mcdonald's workers and walmart workers. two weeks ago mcdonald's said it was increasing pay for workers at company-owned stores. >> retail store target settles a data breach. the massive pre-christmas data breach of 2013 compromised 40 million credit and debit credit card accounts. the settlement will go into effect if 90% of the issuers who accept the offer by may 20. and a woman is arrested for glitter bombing the head of the european european central bank. mario draghi was briefing journalists when a woman jumped on the taper and threw paper and confetti at him. she sought to end the ecb dictator shift. draghi was not hurt.
some blame the ecb for the hardship. anne-marie? >> looks like more confetti and glitter. glitter is bad news. he's be watched that out of his hair for days. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, jill. straight ahead, how a new dad is getting ready to raise quintuplet daughters. and swept away. a woman is swept off a cliff by a giant wave. we'll tell you how she was able to survive. >> announcer: this portion of thbs thbs "cbs morning news" is sponsored by vagisil, the experts in intimate health. vagisil. intimate health. r intimate health experts. many wrinkle creams come with high hopes, but hope... doesn't work on wrinkles. clinically proven neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair with the fastest retinol formula available, it works on fine lines and even deep wrinkles.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. this morning a texas couple who made history is coming to terms with their big new responsibility. they are the parents of the first surviving all-female quintuplets born in the u.s. kevin reece of our hewn ouston affiliate khou has their story. >> reporter: this the sonogram that told adam and danielle busby that their lives were about to change the first picture of their five little girls. danielle would carry them for 28 weeks, two days. >> now that they're all here, this is crazy. it's just crazy. it's just little ol' us.
>> reporter: the girls weighed between 2 and 2.5 pounds each on april 8th. they're all doing well. it took two weeks to come up with enough names, and two of the five are identical twins. >> the two are ava lane and olivia marie, hazel grace, parker kate, and riley paige. >> reporter: they were conceived by insemination. they knew the risk for multiples, but then their 4-year-old daughter blake was conceived through the same method too. >> i'm overjoyed by it. it's awesome. what a legacy we're going to have. >> reporter: this is the first set of quintuplets since 1969. >> it took me a couple of days like, wow, those are ours, like, you know. i know i have six daughters right now, and i have a joy for kids, but never in my life did i ever think i would have six kids much less six girls.
>> reporter: a number and a reality check for a young dad looking ahead to a future of suiters, proms, and weddings. >> i've go tot stay lean and mean and look intimidating. >> he's certainly outnumbered. that was kevin reese of our affiliate khou. doctors say that it only took four minutes to deliver all five girls. well, a tourist in ireland is recovering this morning after barely surviving an encounter with the sea. the young woman was standing on a rock outcropping taking pictures. she had come to admire a natural rectangular pool at the bottom of the cliffs and that's when a witness's camera captures a massive wave sweeping her away. two people rescued her. she suffered a broken ankle and cuts and bruises but otherwise, she's okay. when we return a supermodel swan song. gisele bundchen walks her final
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. all of major league baseball honored an icon wednesday on the 68th anniversary of jackie robinson breaking baseball's color barrier. every player wore robinson's 42. his 92-year-old widow rachel taking part in the ceremony at dodger stadium along with robinson cano who was named for the baseball pioneer. in the game they would top the mariners, 5-2. and the puck drops on the nhl playoffs. the nashville predators take a 3-0 lead over chicago in their series opener, but the blackhawks erased a three-goal deficit, sending the game into double overtime.
that's when chicago completes the comeback. marian hossa back to the line. keith duncan keith scores. duncan keith, the overtime winner and chicago comes back from 3-0 down. >> duncan keith's goal gives the blackhawks a 4-3 win in game one. and the regular nba season comes to a close last night. the new orleans pelicans led by anthony davis and his 31 points beat san antonio, 108-103. the victory clinches the last playoff spot in the western conference in new orleans. they will face the top seeded golden state warriors in the first round of the postseason. and finally the world's highest paid supermodel is calling it quits after 20 years. gist el bundchen appeared in what she says is her final nation show last night in her nay active brazil. she models an orange and white sun dress as her husband tom brady watched from the front row.
♪ boston paused wednesday afternoon to mark the second anniversary of the marathon bombings. silence fell at city hall and at fenway park at 2:49, the time the first bomb went off. three people were killed and 260 wounded in the bombings. don dahler met a couple whose lives changed forever. >> reporter: in april 2013 jessica kensky and patrick downes had been married seven months when they stopped to watch the marathon. the first bomb destroyed both of their left legs and badly damaged her right. it would be two weeks before they saw each other again.
in the hospital the couple was visited by a group of marines, including b.j. ganham. >> we just went into the hospital rooms and just asked if they wanted us to come in. immediately there was an instant connection. >> and so all of a sudden i see these big strong not so good-looking guys walk into my hospital room and all of them have got prosthetics. in that short time i had been in the hospital i had crossed off all these things in my life that i wasn't going to be able to do anymore, running climbing biking. >> reporter: they were members of the semper fi fund an organization for disabled vets. >> they didn't have to keep coming back. they didn't have to give us hand bikes but they came and gave us so much of a piece of them that will forever be a part of our experience. >> reporter: kensky made the agonizing decision to have her second leg amputated and isn't ready to talk on camera yet. but she did testify in
tsarnaev's trial, telling the jury the amputations were especially difficult because i wanted to paint my toenails, put my feet in the sand. >> the feet aren't there anymore and so we have to find other ways to make her feel beautiful, make her feel special, make her feel like a woman. >> maybe we should let her paint your toenails. >> well that has actually been put on the table once before. >> two years on now, did this experience strain the marriage or strengthen it? >> i think it's done a lot of both. we've been able to find strength in our moments of weakness. >> reporter: when you look at that now famous photo, do you still see yourself in that picture? >> oh, yeah. you can see the sass on jess's face. >> reporter: but it's photo that best defines the couple now, crossing the finish line at last year's marathon together. don dahler, cbs news, boson. well coming up after your local news on "cbs morning
news," details on the first new drug for heart failure in almost a decade. we'll hear from dr. tara narula. plus, the creator of "the sopranos," david chase, sheds light on the finale of the hit show. and we catch up with country music star dierks bentley who's nominated for seven ac m's sunday. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
taking a live look at the golden gate bridge, it is thursday, april 16, i'm brian hackney in for frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. >> here's roberta with the weather. >> i'm looking that it's a quiet morning. i was a bad girl last night. >> you were? >> i was. >> went to the warriors game? >> yes. >> what made last night any different than any other night? [ laughter ] heading out the door, it is a quiet start to your day. currently, temperatures are in the 40s and in the 50s. winds are under 10 miles per hour. take a look at today's daytime highs near or record warmth 71 in pacifica to 86 in cloverdale. the full forecast is straight ahead. >> thank you, roberta. out the door a lot of overnight roadwork. they cleared the full freeway closure 880 in old. we'll talk more about that plus a check of your bay area bridges coming up. two people are dead after a crash in east san jose. it happened