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oh, yeah, yeah city. i'm jeff glor. searching for answers. the suspected gunman, an uber driver. we'll hear from one of his passengers. >> finally once he came to a stop. i jumped out of the car and ran away. >> also tonight the new state of play in the race for president, following the first contest in the south and west. >> usa! >> usa! >> why is the st. louis arch diocese urging churches to cut ties with the girl scouts? when a sight seeing helicopter crashed in hawaii -- this couple came to the rescue. >> the lady started yelling, "please help my son. he is only 15 years old. please get him out." >> announcer: this is the "cbs
welcome. i'm jeff glor. six dead. two others including a 14-year-old girl are hurt following a series of shootings in michigan. a gunman opened fire saturday night at three separate locations in kalmazoo, the suspect in custody, 45-year-old, jason dalton, a driver for the car service uber. one of dalton's passengers said he was acting unstable before the shootings. anna werner is in kalamazoo. >> he started driving really erratically. we were running stop signs. >> reporter: matt millen says his uber driver yesterday afternoon were out of control. >> driving throughed means, driving through the lawn. speeding along. finally once he came to a stop, i jumped out of the car and ran away. >> reporter: police say hours later that same man, jason brian dalton began a series of random shootings. the first victim unidentified woman at meadows town homes on the outskirts of kalmazoo, shot multiple times and expected to
approximately, four hours later, eight miles away, richard smith and 17-year-old son tyler were fatally shot looking at cars at the sealy ford kia dealership. 15 minutes later, five people gunned down in their vehicles in the parking lot of a cracker barrel restaurant along interstate 94. among the victims, mary lou nye, 62, mary jo nye, 60. dorothy brown, 74. barbara hawthorne, 68. a 14-year-old passenger remains in grave condition. it was just after midnight when a senior sheriff's deputy spotted the 45-year-old's car leaving the parking lot of of a downtown kalmazoo bar. dalton surrendered without a fight. >> there is no connection between the three different sets of victims to each other or any of the victims to mr. dalton.
at random. uber's chief security officer, joe sullivan released this statement. we are horrified and heartbroken at the senseless violence in kalamazoo, michigan. our hearts and prayers with the families of the victims of this devastating crime and those recovering from injuries. dalton is married with children. chad landon is his neighbor. >> he mainly stuck to himself. played music all night long. listened to music. you know, always banging. but never a concern that anything like this would happen. >> reporter: dalton expected to be arraigned tomorrow and face six counts of murder, two attempted murder, eight counts felony use of a firearm. jeff. >> anna werner, thank you very much. campaign 2016. donald trump's victory in south carolina, the primary there, gives him a commanding lead in the early delegate count. but with more than 1,200 delegates needed for the republican nomination.
on the democratic side. hillary clinton's big night in nevada put her a quarter of way toward her party's nomination. we have both races covered, beginning with major investigate and gop. >> when you win it is beautiful. we will never, ever, forget south carolina. >> on this night in south carolina, we took the first step forward in the beginning of a new american century. >> friends, once again, we have made history. >> reporter: as donald trump loves to say there is only one winner. for the first time he told supporters he could see the finish line. >> let's put this thing away. >> on "face the nation." trump dialed expectations back slightly. >> i am leading. we have a long way to go. >> marco rubio said the anti-trump vote matters more. >> 70% said they're not voting for donald trump. >> republicans watching hillary clinton's victory in nevada. are looking for a general election match up they can win. >> we want someone who can beat
donald, sadly polling shows doesn't. trump, cruz, rubio all have the money and organization to carry on. ruby never has come close to winning. cruz has lost two straight after victory in iowa. soon it will not be enough just to slow trump down. >> i am suspending my campaign. jeb bush finished fourth and broke. bush and allies spent more than $120 million never finished in the running and collected a paltry three delegates. john kasich helped drive bush out of the race, hopes to persuade voters he deserves a longer look. >> we have risen in the national polls. we are still strong. we have good grassroots. everybody just hang on. things are going to settle down. >> the campaign now heads to nevada which holds caucuses tuesday. a week after that, march 1,
will be awarded. >> major, thank you. for democrats, the road to super tuesday runs through south carolina next weekend. here's nancy cordes. >> we just won nevada! >> reporter: clinton headed for houston, texas one of a dozen states that will vote super tuesday, march 1. on face the nation, disappointed sanders tried to put his loss in context. >> weep lost in nevada by five points. a month ago we were 25 points behind. >> reporter: for clinton, a 4 hour blitz of the vegas strip >> yep, take that inside. >> reporter: she won the state's- most populous county by 10 points. >> final count, 190 for secretary clinton. and 81 people in the preference group for senator sanders. >> luisa morales is a maid the caesar's palace.
>> why? >> she is intelligent. so beautiful human. >> reporter: women, older voters and african-americans were key to clinton's victory. >> hillary! >> feel the bern. >> younger voters went once again for sanders. you need help right now with the debt you already have. clinton made this appeal to new graduates in her victory speech. that's why i have a plan. to cut your interest rates and cap payments so you never have >> sanders insists he will bounce back with wins on super tuesday. in oklahoma, colorado, minnesota, and his home state of vermont. >> we are going to see the results of one of the great political upsets in the history of the united states. >> but first he will have to make up ground here in south carolina which holds its
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the south pacific nation of fiji recovering from one of the biggest storms ever recorded in the southern hemisphere. cyclone winston had wind up to 177 miles an hour. so far at least ten deaths reported. communications are still down. and rescue workers have yet to search the rubble of many destroyed homes. nearly 130 people were killed in a series of bombings in syria. the attacks in neighborhood in damascus and homs and came as secretary of state john kerry announced preliminary elizabeth palmer is in damascus. >> reporter: in the early
car bombs ripped through a residential neighborhood in homs. this is a pro-assad area, the attack was clearly anti-government and isis has claimed responsibility. a few hours later in suburban damascus several more bombs went off. and isis says it planted them too. friday's cease-fire deadline proposed by the united states and russia came and went with no pause in the fighting. though all sides say they're still willing to negotiate a temporary truce. this weekend, president bashar al-assad said it publicly in an interview. but he doesn't trust the opposition fighters to lay done their arms and they certainly don't trust him. so the war grinds on. around syria's biggest city aleppo, russian planes and the syrian army are battling together in a huge offensive
opposition supply lines. at the moment, they're winning. one more reason the syrian government may be dragging its heels on a truce. but the pressure jeff is building. president obama's expected to speak with russian president vladamir putin in the coming some kind of pause in this war. >> liz, thank you. the dalai lama had reassuring words for followers speaking in minneapolis. despite undergoing treatment for a prostate condition at mayo clinic. the dalai lama is 80 years old. >> catholic diocese asked pastors to cut ties with girl scout troops. the church says it's concerned about the scouts positions on social issues. here's jamie yukes. >> reporter: for almost 100 years, the girl scouts of missouri and arch diocese of st. louis have partnered in leadership programs for young women. today, nearly 4,000 scouts meet in st. louis parishes.
disbanded catholic committee on girl scouts because of ongoing concerns that the organization exhibits a troubling pattern of behavior increasingly incompatible with our catholic values. >> things like abortion advocacy with their groups -- >> brian miller -- >> push for things like values, same-sex marriage or transgender issue keeps coming up. that is something with our catholic faith. as we try to educate our youth, obviously, there is a bit of a conflict there. >> reporter: in the letter the archbishop says girl scouts promote role models in conflict, gloria steinam and betty friedan. reaction came fast. one woman said as a catholic, i am disgusted by the archbishop's letter. i hope the parish will continue girl scouts. another wrote -- amen. thank you, archbishop carlson. on the church's on line question and answer section there is a
cookies. the response -- each person must act in accord with their conscience. the girl scouts of eastern missouri says on its website it val use its long standing partnerships with religious organizations and remains committed to being an inclusive group. bonnie bartakowski, the ceo. >> we work to build girls of courage, confidence and character who truly make our world a better place. >> reporter: jeff, the archbishop does not call for a ban on girl scouts. he is creating a catholic committee for girls formation that will promote catholic values and leadership. >> jamie, than you. up next here, the police unions calling for a beyonce boycott. and an historic photo finish at the daytona 500.
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concerts over what they say is a dangerous message. jericka duncan has this story. okay, lady now let's get in formation >> reporter: because beyonce and her dancers danced in tribute to the black panther party known for confrontations with police, some law enforcement officials say the mega star is out of line. take what's mine >> reporter: javier ortiz is with the miami fraternal order of police. >> we are not going to put up with her anti-police message. i work hard >> reporter: parts of her music video, a young black boy puts his hand up in front of police. the words stop shooting us appear graffiti. and now, some police union heads are calling on officers to refuse to work beyonce's concerts for her upcoming world tour. which is sold out in 16 cities. the president of nashville's fraternal order of police said we ask officers to refuse to
who promote a false narrative of law enforcement attacks on black citizens. new york sergeant's association, as a celebrity figure, beyonce should take greater responsibility in her divisive actions that further complicate relationships between communities of color and the members of law enforcement. but they are not suggesting a boycott. >> tampa's police department made light of the controversy with this tweet. that says, officers have been in formation for days, signing up to keep the beehive save. last october, director quinton tarantino condemned police brutality saying he was on the side of the murdered. the nypd took offense and encouraged people to boycott the hateful eight. jeff, that movie ended up grossing more than $131 million worldwide. >> jericka, thank you. after 500 miles decided by
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>> they begin to expand and absorb fluid and put pressure at site of the bleeding. >> reporter: he works for called exstat. meant to absorb blood and exert pressure on trauma wound. to stop bleeding. the fda cleared it for military use in 2014 and u.s. special operations purchased hundreds. >> they couldn't get bleeding to stop in his leg and used the >> reporter: a combat medic with special operations. sims says it is a tough art to pack a wound using traditional method to stop the bleeding. >> it might take you four, five minutes to get the wound taken care of. with exstat it takes 10, 20 seconds to get all the dressing in place. in december of last year the fda during events like san bernardino, and other mass shootings. in addition to natural disasters
saved to stop bleeding scan be spent assessing other vitals. if it just increases survival by a couple percent and you expand to civilian population talking thousand of people that don't bleed to death that would have bled to death. >> reporter: exstat costs several hundred per applicator, a price the company starts reducing after roll out this month. demarco morgan, cbs news, new york. a mega bus ride went terribly wrong outside of chicago. the back of the bus caught fire and appears part of it exploded. it was all documented on twitter by "the new york times" frugal traveler lucas peterson. nobody was hurt. several passengers reported losing their belongings. still ahead, tourists who
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you may have seen the dramatic video of a sightseeing helicopter crashing last week in hawaii. we are hearing from the people who witnessed the crash but also raced to the rescue. here's chris martinez. >> reporter: the video captures the moment a tourist helicopter plunged from the sky. what it doesn't show is the daring rescue that came after sean winrick put down his camera. >> bunch of people jumped in the water. we tried to help the survivors.
valerio, he and his family were planning to visit the pearl harbor bar memorial when he witnessed the crash and instinct took over. >> ran in with my clothes. swam out as fast as i could to the helicopter. valerio found a woman. as he swam with her to shore. the lady started yelling, "please help my son. he is only 15 years old. he is stuck in the helicopter. please get him out." >> reporter: he says the teen was still strapped in his seat as the the helicopter began sinking. it took rescuers nearly ten minutes to free the boy and bring him to shore where valerio's wife, a critical care nurse was waiting. >> we need to do what we can for this young boy. >> we were all strangers to one another. we didn't know each other. but everybody collectively was able to work really well with one another. >> reporter: the pilot and family of four canadian tourists all survived. as for valerio's family they never made it to the memorial. but their two sons got a valuable lesson about bravery and courage. >> makes me feel very proud that i know now that they could do
york city, i'm jeff glor. >> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." welcome to the "cbs overnight news," i'm jeff glor. presidential campaign trail tomorrow in nevada which hold republican party caucuses. saturday's democratic caucuses saw hillary clinton beat back a challenge. from bernie sanders. clinton got 53% to sander's 47%. for the republicans, saturday's prmary in north carolina gave primary in south carolina gave donald trump another win. trump garnered 33% of the vote. marco rubio and ted cruz, second and third respectively. jeb bush finished disappointing fourth and left the race. >> every day americans test the boundaries of freedom and achieve more than what they could have ever dreamed. but over the last seven years, our nation's bright light has become little more than a