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thousands rescued from deadly floods. by air, by boat, and raw courage. at least 7,000 are saved as floodwaters rise in the deep south. >> also tonight, wildfires, cars an california's air dangerous to breathe. >> this is the police. you need to leave the area. >> in milwaukee, a night of rage after police shoot and kill a young black man they say was armed and refusing to drop his weapon. >> ryan lochte and three other american swimmers robbed in rio. >> and the muslim-american olympian hoping to be a game changer outside of her sport. >> we are in this time where
know, speaking out against muslims. ? ? welcome to the "cbs overnight news." three people are dead as floodwaters continue to rise to historic levels in the deep south. rescue crews have saved the lives of at least 7,000 people and their pets. since thursday, parts of louisiana have been hit with more than 30 inches of in heavy rain continues to swamp some areas as creeks and rivers spill onto roads and highways. omar vichllafranca. >> reporter: floodwaters continue to immerse baton rouge. here the crew from a coast guard helicopter pulled three stranded residents from a roof. >> do you have something? >> yeah. >> a search crew on this boat came across a car. pulling this woman and her dog
>> i got the dog! >> nearly 2,000 national guard troops have been assisting louisiana residents this weekend. according to officials, floodwaters killed three people, damaged more than 2,000 homes. stranded countless animals. 5,000 people are currently in shelters. volunteers jeremiah johnson and henry dufrance say they rescued 150 people with their bet and truck because it was the right thing to do. >> people are going to ask, why >> just what we do as a community. we help each other out, you know. i would expect somebody to do it for me and my family. why i do it. >> louisiana is resilient. we have strong, faithful people here. i am extremely encouraged by the amount of cooperation we have gotten from people. we see folks who are truly being neighbors to one another. >> reporter: louisiana governor john bell edwards toured the damage and says some areas have become islands. >> it makes it very difficult for people to get out.
difficult for first responders and sometimes to get in. so, we are asking everyone to be patient. surely, the waters are going to recede over time. so, everyone please -- just be very cautious out there. >> more than 1,000 people were stranded on interstate 12 overnight. elaine, first responders are using helicopters to drop food and water to those people. >> omar villafranca reporting, omar, thank you. other parts of the country are dealing with dangerous heat and humidity. the national forecast from pamela gardner at wvz in boston. pamela. >> elaine from west coast to east coast dealing with hot temperature thousands. through monday at least. heat advisories are posted. right around the los angeles area. excessive heat warnings in effect from philadelphia all the way to even boston the heat advisory in effect as well. monday's high temperatures out west. los angeles, 98.
here in the east, also dealing with humidity levels. temperatures, low to mid 90s. also with the humidity factored in, heat index around 100 to 105. rainfall also tracking what is going on in louisiana. devastating rain totals. right outside of baton rouge, watson, flood watches and warnings in effect through sunday in louisiana. also through tuesday as the same system tracks through the ohio potential. that center of low pressure starts to move through missouri and up through the ohio valley into indiana by tuesday morning where we could see anywhere from 2 to 5 inches of additional rainfall. >> pamela gardner. pamela, thank you so much. in west extreme heat combined with thick smoke from wildfires and air pollution from millions of cars is making the air in some places dangerous to breathe. here is mireya villarreal. >> reporter: back in the '80s,
part of the los angeles skyline as the hollywood sign. today, while l.a. county's air quality has improved, health officials say pollution kills 1,300 people a year making it the deadliest air in the country. according to a new study, that number is more than triple the number of air pollution related deaths in new york and twice the total in texas. lead author kevin cromar. >> we see the annual number of excess deaths is quantitatively similar from alcohol related traffic fatalities. >> reporter: in california heavy traffic, industrial commerce, lack of rain, and wildfires are all to blame. >> bad air -- high levels of pollution become deadly to a society because chronically people are ingesting these particulate molecules. >> reporter: dr. anthony cardillo, e.r. doctor and has seen a rise in patients suffering from pollution. you don't need to be a medical