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it is the rainy season. a beautiful shot right there. cbs this morning is coming up, next. in the west. it's monday, january 14th, 2019. welcome to "cbs this morning." the man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old jayme closs and killing her parents faces his first court hearing today. gayle is in jayme's hometown of barron, wisconsin. >> jayme's cousin and two of her aunts tell us how they're so proud of jayme's escape and how she's doing. plus, elizabeth smart who was once held captive for nine months, talks with us about the challenges jayme still has to face. a powerful snowstorm is blamed for at least nine deaths and widespread power outages across the country. we look at conditions this
morning in the hard hit midwest and mid-atlantic region. the country's second largest school district is going on strike. hear from los angeles teachers who say cutbacks have gone too far. and the superintendant who agrees with the teacher's demands. plus, musician dave matthews talks about his band's record breaking success and giving back millions to the city where they got their musical start. but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> most of the nation waking up from a big storm. >> it's very slippery. >> the snow just will not stop. >> millions dig out after a deadly winter storm. >> the storm causing power outages, traffic accidents and travel delays. >> the president lashing out about two blockbuster nrts havi russia. >> have you ever worked for russia, mr. president? >> it' the most insulting article i've ever had written. >> the partial government shwn is nts 24th >> growing abom
food safety to airport security. >> the wisconsin teen who survive lead it months in captivity is said to be in good spirits. >> such an overwhelming amazing happy ending to such a horrible beginning. >> 30,000 public school teachers will go on strike in los angeles after failing to reach a new contract deal. >> all that. >> intercepted. >> the defending super bowl champion eagles. >> brady and the pats move on to their eighth straight conference championship game. >> touchdown number three. >> and all that matters. >> and the critics choice is -- >> the critics have spoken and they handed out awards. ♪ >> on "cbs this morning." >> a toddler is getting lots of attention after her parents posted a video of her meeting her new baby brother. >> want to give him a kiss, sweetie? >> just an unblinking stare.
>> i'm not ready to share my parents. >> whatever it is, get it off of me. and put your attention right back on me. >> she's, like, i didn't ask for you. >> oh, her face. >> she just does not know what to think about this. over it. >> oh, that's good. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> that was one of those tell us how you really feel moments, right? >> made me laugh so hard. when you meet a sibling sometimes, the reaction of the other one, not impressed. >> my parents told my older brother i was a gift and he said, great, send it back. >> fortunately, they have many years to bond. welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle, as you see, is in wisconsin to cover the remarkable safe return of 13-year-old jayme closs to her family. we begin with a deadly winter storm that slammed a huge
swath of the country from the midwest to the reco the massive storm is now blamed for at least nine deaths over the weekend. nearly 120,000 people across governors in north carolina and virginia declared states of emergency. kris van cleave is on the road in ash burn, virginia, just outside washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. parts of ash burn got up to 11 inches of snow, more than 20,000 people are waking up an across virginia without power on a frigid morning. take a look at the road. side streets are covered in snow and ice. that's making driving treacherous. schools are closed. federal workers were told to stay home. government is shut down. the massive winter storm stretched more than 1,400 miles and spread havoc across roadways throughout the midwest. in parts of missouri, more than 20 inches fell. >> i got in as far as i could
often the road and that was it. >> reporter: drivers caught in the snow and ice were stranded for hours with missouri police responding to more than 900 crashes over the weekend. >> then' keep up. >> reporter: four people died on missouri roads including dionne and olivia phillipings. she drifted into the path of an oncoming vehicle. in wilson, kansas, tow truck drivers were pulling cars off the side of interstate 70. in indiana, i-65 looked like a semiparking lot after a crash shut down part of freeway for hours. the storm caused travel chaos at airports across the nation too. on friday this plane slid off the runway in columbia, missouri, as it was taxiing to the gate. no one was hurt. more than a hundred flights were canceled. thousands more delayed because of whiteout conditions. the effects could be felt as far south as north carolina where ice brought down trees and power lines. in the nation's capital, the
worst winter storm here since 2016. now that people are starting to dig out, the real concern is the really cold weather. that means the roads will continue to freeze, making driving treacherous. because there will be a layer of ice. that's why schools are going to be remaining closed. there's potential for another winter storm coming through this region by the weekend. >> all right, everybody be careful out there. as we head into a new workweek, the 24 day partial government shutdown drags on. it is now the large nest u.s. history. a new cbs news poll shows 7 in 10 americansre worried about the impact on the economy. economists say it can cause $1 billion to $2 billion of lost output for the week. nearly half in that poll blame the shutdown on the president. paula reid is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: just moments ago, the president said he would not declare a national emergency. he wants a deal before he will
reopen the federal government. so far, erejecthe's rejected ev proposal, including some from his own party. lindsey graham said he urged the president to open the government for three weeks and then possibly declare a national emergency if no compromise could be reached. but the president refused. over the weekend, republicans expressed outrage as roughly 30 democratic lawmakers traveled to puerto rico to see the musical hamilton and tour hurricane recovery efforts. this widely shared photo showed senator men nen doendez at the . they both still insist a deal is possible if the president gives way on funding for a wall. meanwhile, some government workers have officially miss thread first paycheck. tsa says it is seeing a sharp increase in the number of absences compared to this time last year but they insist
security standards have not been compromised. the president continues to tell advisers he believes they can still win the shutdown because it keeps the focus on border security. john. >> paula, one of those controversies the president addressed is the "washington post" report the president has taken extraordinary measures to conceal details of his conversations with russian president vladimir putin. how is washington responding to that report? >> john, today, coccngress cong lawyers will get together to decide whether they should subpoena an interpreter who was present during the meeting between trump and putin. "the washington post" reporting president trump took notes away from that interpreter and concealed the details of what happened in that meeting from members even of his own administration. it was a one-two punch. "the new york times" reported after the president fired former fbi director james comey in 2017, law enforcement officials became so concerned with the president's behavior, the fbi opened a counterintelligence
investigation into the the presiden asked about this and heenier harked for weekeked news interview and couldn't directly answer the question. we continue to wait for a final report from special counsel robert mueller and republicans are beginning to think it may be more damaging than they previously appreciated, john. >> paula reid for us at the white house, thank you. the only suspect in the kidnapping of 13-year-old jayme closs is scheduled to make his first court appearance today in northern wisconsin. jayme is now home with her family. she managed to escape on thursday with help from a woman walking her dog. we'll hear from that good samaritan in our next half hour. jake thomas patterson is accused of abducting jayme and murdering her parents. that was last october. authorities say he had no apparent connections with the family before the killing. this video shows part of the
living room at patterson's home with scattered books and a small christmas tree. gayle king is there reporting in barron, wisconsin. where she spoke to three of her relatives about the moment they learned she'd been rescued. it is their first television interview since they've been reunited with jayme. gayle, good morning. >> good morning, norah. as you can imagine, we were so excited to talk to them yesterday. it really was a very exciting conversation for all of us who got to meet the closs family. i want to set the scene. we are in the lobby of the justice center. i want to give you an idea about what happens here. 50 feet to my right is the dispatch center. that's where the 911 call came in the night that jayme's parents were shot and killed. 50 feet to my left is the jail. that is where jake patterson is sitting in a cell all along. above me is the courtroom where he will appear later today. a lot happens in this building. this is a big day for jake
patterson. but he is not the topic of conversation today. it is still about jayme closs. any have a #they say, #j-amazing. i like that. they never game up hope, but like the rest of the country, they're still in shock. only on "cbs this morning," closs's cousin, lyndsey smith and two of her aunts describe how they're helping this little 13-year-old girl heal by giving her all the love she needs. they also told us about what it's like to finally have her home. >> i have to pinch myself. i woke up this morning and finally -- like i don't have that pit in the bottom of my stomach anymore. >> such an overwhelming amazing happy ending to such a horrible beginning. >> i still feel a little in shock. i just want to go over there every day to my mom's house and see jayme. >> yes. >> amazing to see her home. >> because your mom is the legal guardian now.
>> yes. >> jayme's your cousin, sort of now like a sister to you. >> my new little sister. i actually told my mom, my mom through all this -- >> smiling -- >> no, my mom is -- her heart has been just broken since jayme was gone. now i told her i get my mom back. you are happy again. you are -- it's just the best thing i've ever seen. >> tell us how she's doing, guys and how you're handling and preparing her. how is she doing? >> right now, the first step, surrounding her by love, making sure she's safe. she feels safe. she's doing pretty well. i spent the afternoon there yesterday. we had her smiling, laughing. going through things in her room. >> how wnswers to all the quests that so many people have? and yourself included? >> in due time. we have to take little steps. jayme, when she's ready to talk, she will. >> nobody in the family is
asking her how -- what happened -- >> no. >> all of the experts say you have to let them talk. i just wonder as family members, there would be so much i would want to know. >> i know, you just want to know. but no, they're saying just let it come out. if she wants to be happy, let her be happy. if she wants to be sad, let her be sad. if she wants to be silly, let her be silly. let her call the shots. >> tell us how you each heard the news that she was okay. >> my dad called my neighbor. she came screaming in my door. sue, sue, they found jayme. >> are you surprise ed by the strength? we keep hearing her described as shy and quiet. >> i am. >> you are? >> i am. i think i wanted to express to her immediately and we all do is the pride we have in her for doing this, for getting out, for making it, for the power that she has. she took the power away from this man. that she did this.
i mean, it's just incredible. i mean, the strength that this little girl has and the pride we have in her for it. instantly what i thought. >> i think there was the power of god behind it. all these people and information. the prayers that were sent. >> there are grown people i think that would have been paralyzed in fear. >> to survive it and to get out of it and to beat him at his own game and just survive and get out of there. i mean, wow. >> wow. we're all saying wow about jayme closs. now that she's safe with her loved ones, the family says they can all begin the process of grieving for jayme's parents, james and denise. they said they sort of put that on the back burner. they haven't had a chance to really digest that yet. we'll have more next hour, including why they will appear
at the suspect's court appearance later on today. the suspect is jake patterson. arrested just minutes after jayme was found. the 21-year-old man is due to be charged later today with two counts of homicide and one count of kidnapping. jamie yuccas is right outside the barron county justice center. good morning to you. >> good morning, gayle. we spent time in gordon, wisconsin, which is where jayme closs was allegedly held inside a remote cabin for 88 days. not only were those people in the small town shocked when jayme re-emerged, but they also were stunned to learn the suspect was right in their backyard. >> i did not know he was my neighbor. >> reporter:stinkasika sk called 911 when jayme closs showed up at her home. when she said it was patterson, she remembered his name. >> i kind of remember him living in gordon when he was a kid. i didn't know he lived on this street. >> you had never seen him kind of walking the neighborhood or
driving around and go, oh, that used to be my student? >> no. >> kasinskas teaches at the middle school where patterson and his siblings attended. what kind of student? >> really smart, really quiet. i don't remember him having a ton of friends in his friend group but he had friends. i don't remember him being in trouble or anything like that. >> reporter: investigators say they do not know patterson's not imand they don't believe the 21-year-old knew the closses prior to the murders. the sheriff's office says patterson shaved his head to avoid aleaving any dna at the crime scene. the home where patterson allegedly held jayme was last known to be owned by his father. these photos reportedly show the basement. there's a bed with self-stuvera stuffed animals and in another room, a couch and a tv. >> a tragic situation from every
perspective. >> reporter: his defense attorney says they cannot disclose if he's confessed but they are hopeful he will be treated fairly in court. >> a whole lot of feeling needs to go on in community from every perspective. >> reporter: patterson's attorneys tell us they want him to appear in court instead of by video. investigators say he has no criminal background and my sources tell me he's cooperating with the investigation. >> all right, jayme, thanks. sheriff chris fitzgerald led the search for jayme and the investigation into the murder of her parents. we spoke with fitzgerald a few moments ago. when i saw you last night, you were on your way to the closs family home and you said you were excited but wurpyou were a little nervous. >> just because -- seeing jayme for the first time and what we worked so hard for, what this community and the whole nation has worked so hard for and what jayme has showed us.
the will to survive and the will to escape. >> what can you tell us about patterson? we've heard from two very reliable sources he has, in fact, confessed, and that he is speaking. what can you tell us? >> i can't comment on mr. patterson at all. that's part of our active investigation in this case and remains very fluid and active at this time. >> are the sources correct? can you say that? >> i can't comment anything on mr. patterson. >> are you pretty confident there's no one else involved in this case? >> yes, from what i've been told by my team, both the fbi, dci, state patrol, that he acted alone. >> you have a 13-year-old and 16-year-old. >> that's correct. >> most police officers are just the facts, nothing but the facts. we've seen such a human side of you. i remember at the first press conference, you said your knees buckled. what has this meant for you personally? >> it's taken its toll. it's been hard. there's been a lot of extra hugs at home. it's emotional. we're a small-town community.
we work together. this community showed its support for jayme in this case. now jayme showed us, the world, to survive. she's a hero. no queion about it. >> we're so glad she's home. thank you so much for taking the time. you got a busy day today. >> thank you. >> a lot of people praising sheriff fitzgerald. he's well liked here. in our next half hour, we'll hear from the woman who brought jayme to safety. right now, let's go back to new york. >> extraordinary, all those details, gayle, thank you so much. and one of the few people who might know what jayme closs is going through is elizabeth smart. she was kidnapped in 2002. she was held for nine months. in our next hour, we'll hear from smart and how closs can good monday morning to you. get ready for a wet week ahead with scattered showers. here's
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." at least the planes are landing at reagan national. that's a change. here are three things you should know this morning -- secretary of state mike pompeo met with king salman and crown prince mohammed bin salman in riyadh today to talk about multiple crises in the middle east. they agreed on the importance of de-escalating yemen's civil war. they also discussed the investigation into the murder of "washington post" contributor jamal khashoggi in a saudi consulate in turkey. pompeo told reporters the king and crown prince acknowledged everyone involved in khashoggi's murder needs to be held accountable. a federal judge in
california partially blocked trump administration birth-control coverage rules. they weret today in and washington, d.c. the rules would weaken the affordable care act contraceptive mandate. the trump administration wants to allow more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for women on moral or religious grounds. and the nooefl confirmed marine five will headline this year's super bowl -- confirmed maroon five will headline this year's super bowl. big boi and outcast will also perform. there will be a $500,000 joint donation to the social justice dream corp. several decided ton perform supporting colin kaepernick and those protesting social injustice. the game will air where -- dun, dun, dun, cbs, this year,
january 30th. and see the super bowl on february 3rd here on cbs. the patriots play the chiefs next sunday. i think everybody knows where my loyalty lies. >> nah. >> first with cbs, second with the patriots. >> yes. >> good football this weekend. really good football. >> it was. let's go back to gayle in barron, wisconsin, where she's been covering the return of jayme closs and so many good interviews and stories there. gayle? >> reporter: but can you get the camera on me for a second? i want to talk to norah. norah, the patriots, do you think they're going to the super bowl -- i ask this only because the kansas city chiefs are favored. i'm just saying. >> i think -- >> reporter: don't want to be debbie downer. >> i think the patriots showed yesterday that they should never be underestimated, period, end of story. >> reporter: okay. all right, she says with no bias. norah, you are right, we are here in barron county, wisconsin. i am so excited to be here. i'm standing next to the tree of hope. why is this important?
this tree was put up in the lobby by court employees, and peter's going to show you from the very top, let's pan on down. yme retd i lob until s e werey peopledhe w actually go to be here. so now the thinking is that she's back, and she's safe and sound. their hope is that she will come and see this tree in person. we will see. when jayme escaped on thursday, she had no idea where she was or what she was waiting for outside her home where she was being held in gordon, wisconsin. luckily, very luckily, she saw a former social worker, jeanne nutter walking her dog henry. gordon said -- nutter said it's a safe place and she sometimes doesn't take her cell phone and lock doors. when she saw jayme, they called
law enforcement. she shares the frightening details. >> i was at the end of my driveway. i saw a young woman who appeared to be in distress. she was probably about 10 or 12 feet from me saying, i need help. all i knew is whoever this child is, she's in trouble. >> reporter: what did you see that made you think she was in trouble? >> because it was 19 or 20 degrees outside, and she only had a sweatshirt on. and maybe some black leggings. i thought she was in her slippers. so i figured she left wherever she had been in a hurry. you know, a lot of things went through my head. so i quickened my pace and got to her, and she just sort of fell into my and said, "i'm jayme." i said, "i know." >> reporter: did you recognize her right away? >> right away because her my cps brain clicked in. what was going through my head is i know your circumstances, i know what happened to you, i s.
my only responsibility is to get you to a safe place. >> reporter: why didn't you take her to your house? >> it's too close to where the alleged perpetrator lives. it's only -- actually his property touches the back of our land. >> reporter: at the time you didn't know that was the perpetrator. >> she told me that's where she had come from. >> reporter: okay. >> this happened so quickly. in my mind, i'm like, don't take her there. it's you and henry. you only have one door. it faces the woods. you don't see the road. >> reporter: did you know the patterson family? >> no. i knew where it was. and she pointed to it because you can sort of see it from where we were. >> reporter: she named him right then? >> yes, right away. >> reporter: she knew exactly where it was because it butts against your property. you were thinking if he's following her, it's just the three of you. henry, you, and jayme. >> yeah. no way out if he's at the back door. that was going through my head. she needs to be in a safe place. your cabin isn't safe. i didn't want her to know i
thought my place wast safe because i wanted her to be calm. i said safety, safety, safety. that's what we're trained in social work. get kids safe, ask questions later. i -- i practiced all my skills. talk softly, don't ask her any questions. there are only a couple of questions i asked her. first of all, where did you come from, she told me. i said, is he home, and she said no. i said, is he in a car? she said, yes. i said, what color is it? because i want -- if we ran into the car, i wanted to have some other plan in my head. >> reporter: it's that quick thinking that helped bring jayme home to a family overcome with gratitude. nutter and jayme's aunt lynn met for the first time on sunday. >> my god. you're just -- i just wanted to meet you so much. it's just amazing. you could have set or done anything, and you did everything so right. >> reporter: and you got to meet the family?
>> it was wonderful. i can only imagine what they have been through. honestly, i feel privileged that i had this little piece of, you know, the puzzle of finding jayme. >> really she is a hero because she escaped. really she ran into you first, and thank goodness that you are a good person. how do you process that for your own role in this? >> that was my job that day was to dust off -- off your child protection skills and get this child to safety. i wanted her to know that she's going to be okay. no matter what i did, that kid is going to be safe. >> reporter: nutter said one piece of advice she can give -- when you see someone in need, do something. she said that she just felt blessed to see that her actions helped jayme return to her family and start her journey to heal. in our next half hour, we'll have more of our interview with jayme's aunts and cousin, plus we'll hear from some of the people in barron who are celebrating her safe return. right now let's go back to new york. and norah, i can't say enough -- bravo, bravo, bravo, about
jeanne nutter. she went to another house before she went to the final house. there was nobody home. she didn't want to alarm jayme. she kept telling headquarters you're safe, you're safe, i got you, don't worry. we will be okay. she wanted to reassure her that she was close. she was only an hour from home because she thought that that would be comforting to jayme. imagine, jayme has no idea where she is. and jeanne nutter is the first to tell her, you're still in wisconsin, not too far from your house. i can't say enough about the person that jeanne nutter is. >> she's a social worker, had been trained in this. as elizabeth said, a miracle in many ways. great interview. thousands of teachers in los angeles are on strike today for the first time in three decades. ahead, what's at stake for the nation's second-largest school district where classes are as large as 50 students. imagine that. and if you're on the go, subscribe to our podcast. you can hear the top stories and what's happening in your world in less than 20 minutes.
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contract talks. the strike in the nation's second-largest school district affects more than 1,000 schools and more than 600,000 students. a funding battle between school kid is to get a chance, every public school needs more funding. >> we are more convinced than ever that the district won't move without a strike. >> reporter: the los angeles teachers union is trading chalkboards for street signs
today. after more than a year of failed negotiations with the l.a. unified school district. >> i came to l.a. unified in the late '90s when there was class-size reduction and classes were one to 20. now my classes are double. it's hard to breathe. hard to breathe in a class that size let alone teach. >> reporter: noriko nakada hasn't received a raise in years. but she says what's hardest is watching students suffer. >> we have teachers on wednesday. if you don't get sick on wednesday, you're out of luck. >> reporter: 80% of students qualify as low income, yet california's public school funding lags behind the national average and way behind similar states like new york. los angeles unified school superintendent austin beutner. is there not a crisis with classrooms as large as 50 students? >> absolutely, it's a state crisis. not a local crisis. 90% of the funding comes at the state level. >> reporter: while beutner has
failed to reach a deal with teachers, he agrees with their demands. if money were no object, would you give the teachers what they're asking for? >> and more. and more. absolutely. >> reporter: what you're saying is that you agree more funds need to be provided. the state's not giving them. why aren't you on the picket line? >> i'm doing my work. i don't think closing our schools, putting our kids in jeopardy, depriving them of the learning that they need is the best path to get more resources. maybe that's just where we digs agree. >> reporter: beutner says the teachers' demands for a 6.5% pay raise, new caps on classroom size, and more funding for librarians, nurses, and counselors would bankrupt the district. >> our children aren't commodities. they're kids who need a good education. >> reporter: parents joanna belson and jeannie turbo not only support the strike, they plan to keep their kids home in solidarity there's not enough
money. >> that's absolutely right. thank you very much. up next, a look at this morning's other headlines including how nfl history was made by an official who broke through a decades' good monday morning to you. get ready for a wet week ahead . right now we are looking at scattered showers with off and on light rain for your monday. the stronger storms system will be wednesday into thursday. friday and saturday we catch a break with another system sunday.
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's monday, january 14th, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning. "ahead, family members who are taking care of jayme closs talked to us about the man accused of kidnapping the 13-year-old. plus, elizabeth smart survived nine months in captivity. she tells us what it takes for a teenager to survive and escape that kind of ordeal, but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. the deadly winter storm that slammed a huge swath of the country brought some places to a standstill. >> side streets are covered in snow and ice. that's making driving treacherous. schools are closed. >> the president said he'll not declare a national emergency. he wants a deal before he will reopen the federal government.
>> jayme closs' family members say they never gave up hope that she would be found, but like the rest of the country they are really getting in shock. >> for getting out and making it and the power that she has. she took the power away from this man. >> not only were the people in the small town shocked when jayme re--emerged but they were also stunned to learn the suspect was right in their backyard. >> jayme showed us the will to survive. she's the hero. there's no question about it. ♪ >> snoop dropping the puck like it's hot, also hitting the play-by-play booth. >> hockey 101 with snoop dogg. >> let's go. snoop dogg in the house. let me see some. >> i love that. he should do it every time. >> go get it, dion. move, dion. get out the way. >> you better explain that.
>> be careful putting me on tv. >> doing play-by-play and giving fighting advice. >> got into it there. >> i'm john dickerson with norah o'donnell and bianna golodryga and gayle king is in wisconsin and we'll go to her in a moment. the longest u.s. government shutdown is entering its 24th day. no meetings are scheduled between president trump and congressional democrats on funding for his proposed border wall. >> over the weekend, the president rd decla national emergency to secs a recent cbs news poll found two-thirds of americans do not support declaring a national emergency. 800,000 federal workers are furloughed or working without pay. the man accused of kidnapping 13-year-old jayme closs and killing her parents is scheduled for the first court appearance today.
21-year-old james patterson will be charged with two counts of homicide and one of kidnapping this. messy home was cluttered with books. jayme was found on thursday by a woman walking her dog about an hour norse of barron, wisconsin, her hometown. she had been missing for 88 days. gayle is in barron where she spoke to members of jayme's family who are taking care of her, and, boy, i bet, gael, they are hugging her ever so tightly this morning. >> reporter: hugs that they don't ever want to let go. i'm standing in front of the deal where the past four days and nights jake patterson has sat in a cell all by himself. i saw a sheriff's deputy who said he's seen him, not spoken to him. what does he look like and how is he feeling? all i can tell you he looks like his mug shot, expressionless with no emotion. contrast that to the closs family. a lot of emotion there from the people who love jayme closs. they say she has been laughing, yes, laughing, and talking a lot they say, but they don't know
much about what happened to her while she was held captive for 88 days. so we spoke with two of jayme's aunts. aunt saw allard and saw closs and her cousin lindsey smith who calls jayme of her new little sister. jayme's family says why they are going to court to see jake patterson later today and why they have handled the grief of losing jayme's parents. >> i look at all three of you sitting here today because as exciting and exhilarating as this is, there's also another painful part, that your brother-in-law, your sister, your aunt is no longer with us. how do you handle those two thoughts at the same time? >> we have back burnered their death. >> we have. >> kind of how i've done it in my head. it's like they were murdered, and it was shocking and horrible and hideous, but we didn't know -- we had litirl ate couldn'td. we kind of said, okay, as horrible as that is we've to the to put it here and we've got to find her and we're going to get
her and that's partly why we didn't quit looking for her because for them, too, it was like we will find her, you know. >> there's a lot of questions, the big q target? what is it from a picture? did he see her somewhere in public? >> yeah. how did you choose her and why? >> was she your obsession? where did this come from? >> the other thing that's so troubling is that he had no connection to the family. >> right. >> and i'm sure you've all racked your brains about it. did anybody know this guy? >> yeah, yeah, there's nothing. >> mr. patterson will making his first appearance in court. do you all plan to go there? >> i'll be there. >> why do you want to be there? >> justice for denise and jim. >> and for jaemy. >> i'll make s i'll b at see him for the first time? >> i'm sure anger, disgust. i want him to know that he
messed with us as a good wins a him. >> lindsay, you work in the prison whereby he -- >> i work in the jail, yes. >> where he's being held? >> yes. >> why you seen him? >> i have not, and i have talked to the sheriff, my jail captain, and they are doing what they can, and i will not deal with him. i can't. >> what has touched you most about the outpouring, because i would emergency people all around the country are reaching out to you? >> i cannot believe all the things people want to do. like the message that i got wondering if we had some of denise and james' clothes that they can get because they want to make jayme a quilt. >> hairdressers that we know have offered bring jayme in whenever you need, to you know. we'll clear out the salon. we'll do her hair and do her
nails. >> after hours. >> we'll do her -- i mean, people are just giving and giving and giving. it's just incredible. >> you know, the family members told us the first thing they wanted to do to prepare for jayme's homecoming is get her room ready. they got her a new board, a headboard with shelves, they said, because they knew she would like that. her favorite color is blue so her room is blue and butterflies. jayme closs loves butterflies which symbolizes rebirth. support, as you would expect, has poured in from all around the country but this tight-knit community of barron, wisconsin is banding together to welcome jayme back. signs and billboards on churches and back say welcome home, jayme, praise god. we spoke to several people here to get their reaction on the improbable return and find out how the community rallied when she disappeared. >> why did you participate in the search, bob?
>> felt like i needed to do something to try to help. it was so tragic and sad. it was just a small community, and those people -- most people know each other. we've only lived here two years, but we're part of the community now, and it was just heartbreaking. >> did you think it would turn out this way, lisa? >> you know, i didn't know. i hoped. we hoped and we prayed for jayme. we hoped. but how do you know? it was so bizarre and so scary and very scary. >> what are you thinking? what do you have to say? >> well, being born and raised in the area, it was pretty scary, you know. things like that don't happen around here. i'm thankful that everybody game together nationwide everywhere, and, yeah, it was scary. it could be anybody's child. anybody's parents. it was really scary. i am so thankful she's home. my whole family started crying. it was like the best news ever. >> a lot of people started crying, and you're right, debra,
best news every. our society has changed. three friends of jayme's family talk about banding together and using social media to encourage the search to keep her in the public eye. these three ladies never ever gave up. right now let's send it back to new york and the studio. >> they never gave up, gael, and the town never gave up either, people coming together in search for jayme, and obviously we got such great news with her return. jayme closs has -- >> bianna? >> yeah, yeah, gael. >> can i just say this. one of the best things i heard was from the driver dave who has been driving us around. he's been great. i said did you think it would turn out this way? he said in my brain no, and in my heart yes, and i like to think that the heart always wins. >> the heart always wins and everyone's heart is beating a by the harder and faster today with news that jayme is home. thank you. >> jayme closs has an offer of
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♪ welcome back. gayle is with us again from barron, wisconsin, where she's covering the dramatic return of jayme closs. few people will ever be able to understand what jayme is going through right now and what she has to contend with in the days to come. someone who can understand is elizabeth smart. in 2002, 14-year-ol vea from her home in salt married couple in their home for
nine months before being rescued. smart is now a child safety activist and joins us this morning from park city, utah. elizabeth, good morning. >> good morning. >> it's so good to see you. and jayme's family is telling us that she's doing as well as can be expected. based on your experience, what are some of the emotions that she may be feeling right now? >> well, right now is a very sensitive, very important time for her to sort of rebuild those connections with her family. i mean, her family's been torn apart in such a brutal way that -- now it's just vital that she has that time with her family to reconnect, to rebuild that foundation. to have that support so that she can move forward. so that she can move with her life. >> it's incredible to hear some of the details that are just coming out about jayme. she's just 13. what does it take mentally and emotionally to try and escape the person who is holding you
calehateen through and how she's able to escape. and she's truly a hero. >> i know that the sheriff told us that you've reached out to him and reached out to the closs family, as well. they were all very glad to hear from you. what did you want to say to them? >> i want them to know that anything i can do, i am more than happy to help them. and i admire them all and feel like everyone loves and supports them and wants to help them in every way we can. and at the same time, i think it's really important that we all give them the space and the privacy that they need to -- to rebuild their foundation right now. >> one thing that you said that really struck them was that jayme is not going to be the same person, that she is different now, and that she has to start her life anew. i also remember something you said that your mother said to you when you returned home. can you share it, please, with the audience. >> absolutely. my mother told me after i returned that what these people had done was terrible, and there
weren't words strong enough to describe how wicked and evil they are. they had stolen nine months of my life that i would never get back. the best punishment i could give them was to be happy. was to move forward. i think in jayme's case the same is true. she will not be able to go back to who she was before she was kidnapped. she will never be able to just return to life before. but that doesn't mean that this -- that what's happened needs to destroy her future or needs to define her future. >> and elizabeth, as with in your case, this has brought the community together. what can those around jayme do now to make sure that they treat her in a way that's respectable, that's respected, and that she feels confident in moving forward and not bad the way you sometimes were made to feel? >> i think it's really important -- and as with any victim, to really think about the way that you speak to victims. if you ask questions, really
think about what you're saying because for years when other people would ask me, oh, you were brought down in public before -- and why didn't you run, and why didn't you scream -- for years, my brain didn't actually hear that question. w "why didn't you," i heard, "you should have" which made me feel guilty, which made me feel like i didn't do enough to survive. in fact, i'm not ashamed of anything i did because ultimately i survived, and i'm here today. the same is true of each and every victim. >> you say that even making small choices for jayme is important for her recovery. why is that? >> well, i was kidnapped, i didn't get to decide when or what i ate or drank or where -- where i slept or what i was able to wear. all those decisions were made for me. i felt like i was completely powerless. and so when i came home, having the ability to make choices again, even small choices like what cereal i ate for breakfast
or what shoes i'm going to wear that day, those -- that was a big deal for me because i was so meith jayme jae in person, but said, if she wants space and sht is completely fine. i will never, never presume to push myself upon anyone. >> so much wisdom. so much that you've already shared with us and i know can help her. we thank you very much for joining us this morning. elizabeth smart, thank you. >> thank you. >> the family is hoping that that meeting does occur. a small group of women banded together to help keep the focus bringing jayme closs home. ahead and only here on "cbs this morning," they talk about creating a powerful symbol of hope and how they kept thoughts focused on a positive outcome. we'll be right back. -crafted, with 100% clean ingredients. just a few good reasons to give into your cravings.
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into the city. it looks like traffic is light as you head through there. a few brake lights through the toll plaza but overall it has been an easy right as you were between 80 and the one-to-one. on the bridge we are seeing a 20 minute drive time and a live look at the bay bridge where traffic is busy. >> we are tracking light to moderate rain this morning on the doppler and you can see the activity lighting up the radar screen. let's zoom into the north bay from santa rosa, you are getting light rain and in these areas you can see the showers pushing from hayward and union city down through fremont and mountain view. we have moderate rain pushing right across san jose this morning. we are looking at scattered showers as we head through the rest of the day with widespread light rain tomorrow.
♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. the "wall street journal" reports california's largest utility, pg&e, announced today it is preparing to enter bankruptcy protection. the announcement comes a day after the company's ceo said she was stepping down. pg&e faces potentially billions of dollars in liability costs. they stem from the role its equipment may have played in starting devastating wildfires over the past two years in northern california. in a statement, pg&e said it remained committed to providing safe natural gas and electric service to customers. "the new york times" reports the trump administration order requires hospitals to be transparent and post all prices
to give consumers information about what things cost, but it may take a brain surgeon to decipher them. descriptions for medical services are often written in technical language and shorthand. the paper also found the listed prices may be way off. insurance companies usually negotiate much lower prices and uninsured patients often qualify for discounts. dnn c tie b actresat last choice awards. lady gaga won for her performance in "a star is born" and close for her role in "the wife." >> i am so thrilled it's a tie! i can't tell you! because i was thinking that, you know, the world kind of pits us against each other in this profession, and i know from all the women in this category -- >> lady gaga also took home an award for best song for "shallow." 13-year-old jayme closs was missing for nearly three months after she was taken from her wisconsin home in october. the people close to her say they never gave up hope, even if they
feared the worst. jennifer halvorson, melissa salmonson are family friends who wanted to help in any way they could. gayle spoke with them in an interview only on "cbs this morning." i can't wait to see this. >> i can't wait for you to see this, bianna. i love these women. these women you're about to meet only met in person just hours before we sat down for this interview. over the last three months, they were responsible for creating social media and a facebook page to support the search for jayme. together, they never, ever, ever lost sight of the goal of bringing her home. they say with persistence and community. you're not long-term friends, but you came together to do this because what? >> to get jayme -- >> family -- >> same mission, to get jayme home and be positive and focus on prayers. >> this page started with this lantern. >> yes, literally with this one lantern. >> were you selling them or
making it just for people to have? >> at that moment, i made three and i was going to give them away. and she texted me back and said that could be a fund-raiser. and i was like, you're right, it could. and she said, you know, to light the way home for jayme. >> light the way home. >> i said, oh, my gosh, you just named the fund-raiser. >> ding, ding, ding. >> it just clicked. >> you had a strategy, jennifer. >> i did. >> what was it? >> looking in the past, everybody who i've seen who's been a missing child, you tend to see the same picture kind of repetitively shared. and i thought, people almost become immune to it because they've seen it before and scroll past. my thought or concept was to do a new picture of jayme every day and crop or do different angles. >> like what? >> for example, one was all side profiles of injuryjayme, so shoe be in a car and they see her from that angle, they'd be familiar. and one was from elizabeth smart's situation. when she was taken in public, all you saw was the eye shot. >> only her eyes.
so you did an eye shot. and you all had the rule, no negativity. what did that mean, melissa? because you wanted this to be a place of what? >> positivity, prayer, hope. >> hope. >> bringing jayme home. that was the goal. >> you all knew the family. you all knew -- >> yes. >> -- the family, but you didn't know each other. >> correct. >> that's what i think makes this so extraordinary. >> the family brought us together, which is the whole community, really. >> did you all really believe she was going to be found? this is not how most of these stories turn out. >> my kids went to the same daycare with jayme for a lot of years and i spent a lot of time watching her grow. and even from a distance, i love her. so, they're just -- it wasn't an option. >> the big question everybody wants to know is why. this guy had no connection to this family at all. and that to me is what makes it so frightening. >> yeah. >> we do not know the answer to that question. we may never know. i'm just glad that they caught him. >> me, too. >> i have no doubt that justice will be served, and i think the family will find the closure
that they need from all this, and i just have no doubt that jayhe's going to -- she can't help but be successful with the strength that family has. >> i think she will, yes. >> then the strength she displayed, and you put those two qualities of strength together, i think they're going to be unstoppable. >> here's your town, the town of barron, a little over 3,000. it never left the front page here. >> right. >> right. >> you know? and that's in part because of what you all did. >> the thing about our community and about this family is how you see them or how we talk about them isn't because of what's happened. >> no. >> this is how they've been from the beginning of time. we're just saying it out loud now because, and somebody's interested in hearing about it because of what's happened to jayme. we've had tragedy before, and every time we've pulled together as a community in doing something. so, this isn't the first time that great things have come out of barron county. >> and how has it affected you each personally? >> ooh. makes you hug your kids a little tighter, you know? makes you grateful for the things you have and for the
people that are in your life, and it lets you know to never give up hope. >> yeah. >> miracles do happen, and we witnessed one. >> it happened here. >> it happened here to someone we knew andonk me, i've always, of course, had the belief in power of prayer, but for me, it's changed me in the sense that i feel that i was able to share that with so many people, and that i haven't experienced before, where there's such a mass of people praying to get that miracle. and i think the world can share that. >> as tragic as this whole thing is, it's brought to light for me just what human kindness can do. and it's not a dollar value. it's not a specific action. it's just a touch of human kindness. and i'm blown away by that. >> i'm blown away by it, too. we could all use a little more human kindness. these three friends of the closs family also told us how perfect it is that jayme would be staying with her aunt jennifer, who is now going to be her
guardian. they say the two were incredibly close before jayme disappeared. that's because jennifer smith, by the way, ran a daycare center in her home for over 20 years. a lot of people in the town know jennifer smith. she is highly regarded and really loved in this community, and jayme spent 11 years being r daycare center. so, she and her aunt jennifer, the whole family is very close, but they say she and jennifer have a very special bond. john, back to you in the studio. >> thank you, gayle. seems like there are so many people in this story who seem perfectly equipped to handle this kind of a tragedy. >> it's great that these strangers amongst themselves were brought together by a family, right, that they were all close with. >> now it's like they've written the book for the next community that might have to go through something like this. >> but you're right, gayle, kindness, more kindness. and now this. dave matthews is refleblcting o nearly 30 years of success in the music business. ahead, how the band is bringing
♪ the dave matthews band, with music like the song "satellite," is among one of the world's most successful groups in popular music. their first new album in six years, "come tomorrow" was released last june, a record-setting seventh in a row to debut at number one. but for all of its fame, the dave matthews band hasn't
forgotten the city of charlottesville, virginia, where it all began. we met up with dave matthews there recently to see how the band is giving back to the city. [ cheering ] >> tell me about the joy of playing music. explain the joy to me. where is it? >> something that when it' perfect, it's like -- ♪ it's like being lifted out of your body, like you're not there anymore. and it's so -- it feels so good. ♪ >> reporter: no matter how loud the crowd cheers, something about playing in charlottesville, virginia, keeps dave matthews grounded. what's it like coming to play here? >> it's always harder to play at home. the weird thing, always with a homecoming, it's always joyful, but you always want to do better. i wrote a lot of my songs in that pink warehouse. is it pink? what color is that?
peach? >> reporter: yeah, it's pink. though matthews now lives out west, he says his roots remain here. ♪ where his eponymous band began its report ascent to the top of the billboard charts in the early 1990s. >> i couldn't have begged to have a greater experience than to play in this band in my life. i want some other experiences, but i don't feel like i'm entitled to them, because, geez, how can this happen to one person? ♪ on the sidewalk, people in every direction ♪ >> reporter: blessed with fame but also generosity, the dave matthews band has made a habit of sharing its good fortune. you've given away like more than $40 million, like -- >> what? [ laughter ] what? put an end to that immediately! here is crescent halls. >> reporter: the band recently committed $5 million to reimagine public housing in charlottesville, beginning with a complete renovation of this residential apartment building
downtown. >> things are falling apart. elevators don't work. it's amazing that you can be in the middle of everything and still be neglected. >> reporter: you talked about feeling roots in charlottesville. you bounced around a lot before that. >> my father and mother are south african. my dad was a physicist, and he did research at uva. he passed away when i was a kid. and then we went back to south africa for the support of family that was there. >> reporter: matthews went to high school there while the segregationist apartheid was still in place. >> then when i finished high school, i got my call-up papers to join the military there, and i thought, that's not something i'm desperate to do. and so, i moved back to the states. but when i came back to america, i suddenly just, i, it just like, everywhere i looked i knew there was racism. and it was sort of amazing, but it hit me in the face at one time. >> in the name of the
commonwealth, you are commanded to immediately disperse. >> reporter: charlottesville was hit in the face in august of 2017 with the white supremacists. how did that make you feel as somebody who has -- who put down roots in charlottesville? >> i don't know if it's an irony, but i was in south africa, and i was with family there. and -- excuse me. and my friend, brian, found me and said, "i think i've just witnessed a murder. i think i've just witnessed a hate crime." it's very hard when you look at destruction a beautiful possibility, and it just broke my heart to see it happen. but i do think that maybe we can make some beautiful progress.
thank you very much. >> reporter: that progress for matthews started with a concert for charlottesville in 2017. >> charlottesville's a place full of hope. >> reporter: which featured performances from justin timberlake, pharrell, and ariana grande. >> and then the cherry on top of all cherries, stevie wonder showed up. ♪ very superstitious >> it was the most amazing concert. and we said, what are we going to do? and, well, let's do something real. >> reporter: for the band, that meant expanding opportunity. in addition to repairing this apartment building, they plan to replace every public housing unit in the city of charlottesville, all 376 of them. >> we are hoping that it's going to jazz people. >> reporter: it is a transformative effort residents joynsonndud olive have been pushing for for nearly 20 years. >> it would take all of this area. >> reporter: they showed us the first soon-to-be site of public housing in a generation. so, is this a turning point? >> i'm going to say yes.
yes, i think this is the turning point. >> but just to have someone come in and say what can we do to help? >> the inequities and the lack of access that some people experience in this town, like in every town, seems like something that should be remedied, and we are fortunate enough to be able to at least push it in the right direction. >> reporter: so, when the buildings are built here and people are living here and it's the grand opening day, what's that party going to look like? >> oh, i'm going to dance like hell. >> oh, yeah, we're going to celebrate. >> we're going to celebrate. >> we're going to celebrate. >> we're going to celebrate that. >> yeah, yeah. >> will you need musical accompaniment? >> yes. oh, yes. >> reporter: so, i booked you a gig. >> oh, good. >> reporter: of course, getting a date won't be easy. loyal fans have kept the dave matthews band on the road pretty much since their first gig in charlottesville nearly three decades ago. are you going to be touring until they take your boots off? >> i don't know. i have no idea.
i dream about going and living in a hut in kenya and growing my facial hair. but i feel very grateful for being able to make a noise with people that want to make a noise because it's a beautiful opportunity. thank you, everybody. thank you very, very much. [ cheers and applause ] >> he is such a great guy. my gosh. >> yeah. >> think of what he's going to do. >> yeah, he feels that in his bones. you can see it. and audrey oliver and joy johnson aren't bad, either. shout-out to joe long who produced it and brian cunningham and lauren honeymeyer and our own resident dave matthews aficionado, adam. >> i'm right up there with that, let me say. i knew there was a reason i'm a fan. i listened to them throughout college and i love stories like this. >> well, this gives us all reason to believe in this
ad-lib first -- >> you're live. >> people are still marving over the strength and courage of jayme closs. and one of the women who worked on the social media campaign told me this, and i think this stands out to me -- she said, "loud doesn't always mean strong, and quiet doesn't always mean weak." now the healing process for jayme closs can begin. what she knows is that she's going the love of her family and the love of the nation cheering her on. we should mention as we stand in front of this tree of hope over 400,000 children in the country are still missing. that's according to the latest
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