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a tense night no baltimore gives way to calm. protesters and police stare down over a mandatory curfew put in place following violent demonstrations this week. >> i grabbed caleb's hair and he squeezed my hand and i told him that i loved him and that i would take care of our baby if he didn't make it. >> dramatic testimony as the first witnesses take the stand in the trial of the accused movie theater shooter, james holmes. high school hero. the teacher that stopped a school shooting. what gave him the courage to take down an armed student. >> i saw kids fleeing. it fired me up to do something and i did it.
tough love. a mother seen forcing her son from the front lines of the protests talks to cbs news. >> that's my only son. at the end of the day, i don't want him to be a freddie gray. this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, april 29, 2015. good morning i'm alison harmelin in for anne-marie green. for the most part, all was quiet in baltimore, overnight. the first time a citywide curfew was imposed. the curfew went into effect at 10:00 p.m. during the first hour, police used smoke canisters and pepper balls to dispurse a few hundred defiance protesters. 2,000 national guardsmen and 1,000 police were on the streets to control the racially charged violence triggered by the death of freddie gray.
edward launs lawrence is in baltimore with more. >> reporter: the streets are quiet in baltimore. the police are talking to anybody breaking curfew in the area, which is what happened to these folks. police are taking the curfew very seriously. the national guards troops and humvees are patrolling the empty streets of baltimore. >> cities are safe. the city is stable. we hope to maintain it that way. >> reporter: shortly before 10:00 p.m. tuesday, police in riot gear backed by members moved in on crowds of peaceful protesters and instructed them to go home after the curfew took effect. defiant protesters squared off with police throwing bottles and rocks. the police made about ten arrests. the situation on the ground is a far cry from 24 hours ago when looting, rioting overshadowed the calls for justice for freddie gray. >> he died a week after being
taken into custody. many activists believe the tragedy highlights ongoing issues between law enforcement and the communities they serve. >> it's important for us to establish a national standard for use of excessive force. we can't have ferguson and baltimore happening again and again. >> reporter: results of an investigation into gray's death are due by friday. anyone on the streets was questioned by police, then dealt with. >> edward lawrence in baltimore, thank you. president obama condemned the violence in baltimore and called it a slow rolling crisis. speaking at the white house yesterday, the president said in order to solve the problem, the country as a whole, as to decide this is important. >> you don't just pay attention when a young man gets shot or has his spine snapped. we are paying attention all the time because we consider those
kids our kids and we think they are important and shouldn't be living in poverty and violence. >> a baltimore mother captured on video hitting her son on monday to keep him from hitting the streets is being praised. she's called a no-tolerant mom. she let her son know how she felt. >> i can see the objects thrown at the police. i was in awe like, oh, my god. this is happening with me. lo and behold, i turn around and look in the crowd and my son is coming across the street with this hoodie on and a mask. at that point, i lost it. he gave me eye contact. at that point, not thinking about cameras or anything like that. that's my only son. at the end of the day, i don't want him to be a freddie gray. to stand-up there and vandalize police officers.
that's not justice. that's not what -- i'm a single mom. i have six children. i just choose not to live like that no more. i don't want that to happen. >> she says she was angry when she saw her son. he said when he saw her, he knew he was in trouble. coming up on "cbs this morning," for from her as she joins us in studio 57. this afternoon, the baltimore orioles will play but no fans will be allowed in the park. the game is closed to the public for security reasons. this is the first time fans are excludeed from a baseball game. a man was shot and injured amid protests in ferguson missouri, tuesday night. dozens of people gathered in a town that's been a focal point of protests since police killed michael brown last summer. one person is in custody. it's not sure if it was related to the protest. the los angeles sheriff's
department agreed to settle long standing cases including allegations of civil rights abuse cases. they found a pattern discrimination between blacks and hispanics including stops, searches and excessive force. the sheriff's department admitted no wrong doing, but agreed to pay $700,000 to those harmed in the violations. the death toll in nepal passed 5,000. police say more than 10,000 are injured and search crews have yet to hit hard hit remote villages. victims are still being pulled from the rubble. yesterday, a man was rescueed from a collapsed building in kathmandu. he was buried 82 hours and had given up hope. all the mountain climbers have been rescued. >> oh, my gosh. getting on a helicopter to kathmandu. >> lisa from coronado, california found out her son, spencer, survived the avalanche
at the everest base camp. 18 climbers were killed there. the supreme court is set to decide on same-sex marriage. for two and a half hours they heard arguments of an historic case. as jan crawford reports, justices appear deeply divided, theout come is uncertain. >> reporter: recognizing the gravity of their decision, the justice's are caution of changing the long held definition of marriage. >> it's been with us since milenia. it's difficult for the court to say we know better. >> reporter: they said the court should stay out of it. john roberts said same-sex legal could harden opposition. >> no more debate. closing the debate can close minds. >> reporter: the shift in public opinion has been dramatic. same-sex marriage is now legal in 37 states.
it's unclear from the arguments whether the court will make it legal nationwide. liberal justices suggested the constitution require same-sex couples be treated equal as hetero sexual couples. jus till stephen breyer. >> many gay children want to have children and they do. >> reporter: that point seemed to resinate with kennedy, the pivotal vote on gay cases. he took issue with a lawyer opposing to same-sex marriage. >> you had a premise that only opposite-sex couples can have a bonding with a child. that is interesting. it's a wrong premise. >> reporter: even chief justice roberts sent mixed signals. >> if sue loves joe and tom loves joe, sue can marry him. why isn't that a straight forward question of sexual discrimination?
>> reporter: the court could take an incremental step. if a state is only going to allow traditional marriage it must recognize same-sex marriages performed in states where it's legal. cbs news confirmed senator bernie sanders plans to run for the democratic nomination. that would make the vermont liberal the first candidate to challenge hillary clinton in the primary. he will launch his campaign in the coming weeks. coming up on the morning news, heart breaking testimony. survivors of the colorado shooting tell their stories in the murder trial of james holmes. an emergency landing. what caused tense moments on this plane. this is the "cbs morning news." this is the "cbs morning news." can i at least put my shoes on? if your bladder is calling the shots ... you may have a medical condition called overactive bladder ... ...or oab you've got to be kidding me. i've had enough! it's time to talk to the doctor. ask your doctor how myrbetriq may help treat... ...oab symptoms of urgency frequency,
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immediately evacuated the plane. >> get out. >> the plane operated by republic airways was headed from raleigh, north carolina to newark. emergency crews showered the engine with foam. it landed safely. one passenger was taken to the hospital with chest pains. jurors in the colorado trial became emotional tuesday as survivors described the carnage. accused gunman james holmes pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity that left 12 dead and 70 injures. omar villafranca la freezing rain ka reports. >> reporter: kay ty described what happened. >> i saw blood pouring from his face and i knew he had been shot in the head. >> reporter: she was nine months pregnant and had to make a quick decision to run to safety, leaving him behind. >> i grabbed caleb's hand and he squeezed my hand.
i told him i loved him and that i would take care of our baby, if he didn't make it. >> reporter: she gave birth to her son while her husband underwent brain surgery. caleb is confined to a wheelchair. he answered questions in a barely audible voice. >> are you maried to katie medley. >> reporter: defense attorneys say james holmes essentially admitted to killing 12 people and wounding 70 others. jurors will decide if holmes will be executed, spend life in prison or in a mental facility. holmes swivelled in his chair. prosecutors played a desperate 911 call to the jury. her friend jesse died in the shooting. >> come get us out of here, please. >> the police just hauling people into their cars because there weren't enough ambulances.
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on the "cbs moneywatch," a twitter leak sends a company's stock diving. shelling out more money for mothers day? jill wagner has more on that. >> twitter stocks tanked after quarterly earnings were leaked. the numbers were leaked an hour before the market closed. twitter revenue rose but missed analysts expectations. shares plunged 18% by the time markets closed. the earnings information was tweeted by a company that hunts for earnings releases at past internet addresses. wall street is waiting to see if the feds decide to raise interest rates. stocks ended mostly higher. the dow rose 72 points, nasdaq finished four points lower
in part because apple fell over $2 a share. the national football league has given up tax exempt status. one result the league will not have to make public commissioner roger goodell's compensation, about $35 million in 2013. the nfl held tax exempt status since the 1940s. individual teams do not have tax exempt status. the nfl has $10 billion in annual revenues. mother's day is a week from sunday. americans will spend more on moms this year than last. according to a survey, they will spend $10 per mom more, averaging $172 per shopper. 67% will buy flowers, cards and clothing off the gift list. americans will spend $3.8 billion on brunch and other special activities. alison? >> brunch lasts for like an hour and jewelry lasts forever. a tip for dads out there, right? >> hope your kids are watching. >> exactly.
jill wagner, thanks. arizona diamondbacks pitcher ar which i bradley escaped serious injury after getting hit in the face with a line drive. >> oh man. oh, boy. >> bradley was down as they attended to him. 22-year-old rookie walked off the field while arizona was finishing a 12-5 win over colorado, bradley was in the hospital. he posted a picture of his swollen right cheek on twitter thanking fans for support. the defending champion spurs are one step closer to the nba playoffs. san antonio gets 21 points from tim duncan. the break of elimination with 111-107 win. the spurs lead the series, three games to two. game six is tomorrow night in san antonio. the countdown is on to the most lucrative boxing max in history. manny pacquiao and floyd mayweather rallied tuesday.
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here is a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. the white house hosted japan's prime minister in a state dinner last night. president obama and the first lady welcomed shinzo abe and his wife. p president toasted the u.s. relationship with japan over a cup of sake. after dinner, the cast of jersey boys performed songs from the musical popular in japan.
eighth graders are struggling to master american history, civics and geography. results from the nation's report card changed little in the four years since the task. 18% scored solid or better. 1% scored at advanced level. organizers say the results demand, quote, immediate action. the hero teacher in washington state who interrupted a campus shooting is speaking out about the ordeal. >> i saw kids fleeing. it kind of fired me up a little bit to do something and i did it. >> he jumped into action when he heard the shots at the high school about 60 miles from seattle. his quick moves may have saved the gunman's life. school police officer says he was close to taking a shot. >> i saw a weapon. he fired it, already. my first thought was, keep him from firing it again. >> the 16-year-old accused in the shooting made a court appearance tuesday.
no one was hit by the gunfire. he will undergo a mental health evaluation. coming up after your local news and "cbs this morning," comedian john oliver joins us in the studio. i'm alison harmelin, "cbs morning news." incredible! i've been claritin clear for ten days. when your allergy symptoms start, doctors recommend taking one claritin every day of your allergy season for continuous relief. with powerful 24-hour, non-drowsy claritin live claritin clear. every day. feel secure in your dentures... feel free to be yourself all day. just switch from denture paste to sea-bond denture adhesive seals.
♪ the man who sang the kingsmen iconic hit, "louie louie" died in oregon. he was incoe hernt. they investigated whether the song was obscene. he quit the band months later after a falling out. the song was popular for decades. he was 71 years old. cyber security experts are warning parents about a growing problem. hackers that take over baby cameras. danielle nottingham has tips to keep your family safe. >> reporter: megan knew something was wrong when her
baby monitor camera was moving and she wasn't watching it. >> i yelled quit watching me. i didn't know what to do. >> reporter: it was hacked. hackers have tools to search the entire internet for cameras on a wireless network. >> they might go to the manual and typically use the default log-in. 95% of the cameras on the market have vulnerabilities out of the box. >> reporter: once hackers gain access, they can remotely move your web cam, record audio and video and even talk to you. it happened to ashley stanley. she heard a voice commenting on the dirty diaper she was changing on baby sammy. >> i was freaked out like someone hacked into the camera. he said, oh, you should password protect your camera. >> reporter: security experts say there are simple ways to protect your system from hackers. one thing, change your password.
last year, hackers got access to thousands of web cams and baby monitors and live streamed the video on a russian website. many of the hacked cams were left in their default settings with weak passwords. >> as soon as you get it home and connected to the network, change your default passwords, then go online an download any software updates that need to be applied as well. >> reporter: he says only connect the devices you need to the web cam to minimize your exposure to hackers. danielle nottingham, cbs news, san francisco. coming up, more on the overnight developments on the protests in baltimore. jessie is on the scene. plus we talk to manny pacquiao and floyd mayweather on their upcoming fight. comedian john oliver joins us in the studio. finally, fans waiting for the royal baby to arrive got a
special delivery on tuesday. the duke and duchess of cambridge sent pastries to the die hards waiting outside. some have camped there for more than a week. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm alison harmelin have a great day. thankswatching. i'm alison harmelin have a great day.
the road and haze. >> a little dewy. >> fog, a little moisture. >> dirt on the camera. something. >> it's something. [ laughter ] >> we are going to get to the bottom of it. >> we are. good morning, everyone. it is wednesday, april 29. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. happy "hump day," everybody. time to rise and shine at this wonderful hour of 4:30. we have the gang in today. roberta is going to tell us about another hot one on tap today. >> i vote on 2 and 3. a little haze and dirt on the camera. that's what's working this morning. we have fog and low clouds. we are into the 40s and 50s. today warmer than yesterday. 60 to 80. the full forecast straight ahead but first here's liz. >> thank you. out the door here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. you know, they are in the clearing process right now with a two-car rash. it's on the flat section of the span blocking the slow lane for now but i know chp is out there with