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? it's tuesday, december 6th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." bucket by bucket, warehouse where at least three dozen people died in a massive fire. this morning, authorities are mulling murder charges. >> charges could be murder, all the way to involuntary manslaughter. and mistrial in the case of a white cop caught on camera shooting and killing an unarmed black man. this morning, the victim's mother says her fight is far from over.
ded by cbs good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, prosecutors say murder charges are possible in the open warehouse fire that killed at least 36 people. the cause of friday night's fire during a dance party remains under investigation. recovery efforts at the warehouse have resumed. overnight, a massive piece of machinery moved into pl caving in on search teams. edward lawrence is in oakland. edward, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. at this point, we know that city building inspectors have been to this warehouse five times over the past three years. at this point, we have the large machinery, heavy cranes here, they are trying to remove part of the wall that was leaning to
mourners gathered inside the ghostship warehouse lighting candles and offering hugs of the victims. >> i'm only 15 and i don't know what they're going through but i can feel for them. >> a lot of artists and a lot of people who have been pushing and pushing at the wrong place at exactly the right time. >> reporter: fire officials have gone through roughly three quarters of the building retrieving at least 36 bodies so far. ey with federal investigators to preserve evidence as part of a criminal investigation. >> the range of charges could be murder all the way to involuntary manslaughter. there may be other charges, if the evidence presents that. >> reporter: authorities say they still don't know what caused the fire that engulfed the illegal lived work space friday night but they say they know where it started. >> the two areas that we need to
this area here and this back wall where we suspect the origin of the fire. >> reporter: the two story building which had no sprinklers or fire alarms was used as a dance place that night. shelly mack called it a death trap. >> reporter: the city reviewing complaints of a possible code violation. the building's owner is likely to face many questions as the investigation unfolds. has not spoken publicly about the situation yet. district attorney says that investigators have talked with several people connected with this warehouse. but won't say with whom. anne-marie. >> edward lawrence in oakland. thank you so much, edward. well, south carolina prosecutors plan to retrial a former charleston police officef an unarmed black motorist. a mistrial was declared yet in
dominated by graphic video. don champion has our report. >> i'm not sad. >> reporter: walter scott's mother stood strong monday after a mistrial against the indication of a former north charlton police officer who killed her son. >> god is my friend. he is a just star. and injustice will not prevail. >> reporter: michael slager was scott getting shot as he ran away from slager. slager testified that he feared for his life. >> took flight on the ground. mr. scott was coming after me. >> reporter: a mistrial after a juror sent the judge a letter saying, quote, in good conscious, he could thought consider a guilty charge. >> i'm not angry with the judge, i'm disappointed in the juror
oath that he would make a decision. >> reporter: the jury deliberated for almost 22 hours. the county prosecutor said that she will try the case again and slager faces a civil trial next year. justin bamberg represents scott's family. >> i don't think questions of fact were issues with this jury. i think there were issues with their interpretation of the law. >> reporter: slager's defense attorney has not commented on the mistrial. don championbs charleston, south carolina. a north carolina man was arrested as he attempted to investigate pizza gate. he was arrested after firing one round inside of a washington, d.c. pizza parlor. pizza gate a fake news story alleges that it was part of a child sex ring involving hillary clinton.
>> we actually want to see say that lives were impacted. >> pizza gate had been pushed by the son of donald trump's national security adviser. after welsh's arrest sunday michael g. flynn tweeted in part until pizza gate is proven to to be false, it will remain a democrats questioning his qualifications. carson has no experience in running a government. house speaker nancy pelosi called carson disturbingly unqualified. mr. trump had a guest. former vice president al gore. gore said they had a very productive conversation. the trump transition team said
in this country have been president or vice president of the united states. so, obviously, it would be a conversation, you know, of folks who really breathe the verified air. >> today, mr. trump continues his thank you tour with a stop in fayetteville, north carolina. biden in 2020. well, it's not clear if he was serious, when asked about his plans for the future, vice president joe biden said with to run for 2020 for president. asked if he was joking, biden replied i'm not committing not to run. biden will be 78 shortly after the 2020 election. nearly four weeks after the election, north carolina's governor pat mccrory ceded as governor.
restrooms and restaurants cost the state millions of dollars in spending. after delaying the dat cota access pipeline demonstrators say they are staying put. >> what happens next, we wait and stand our ground. we'll keep fighting for the water and keep fighting for mother earth. >> hundreds are battling hazardous conditions, heavy snow, icy the trump administration said it will review the decision to reroute the pipeline and demonstrators say they'll wait until they get an answer. >> fact that our future is being put at risk with a president who wants to continue to frac and open up coal mines. and the fact that enough people stand up and say that, no, this isn't what we want, that you can stop it. >> protesters say the pipeline poses a threat to drinking water
an off-duty sheriff's deputy died and two people were hurt when a pair plunged into a sinkhole filled with water. is the 20-foot hole, the deputy's car went into 12 feet of water. a passer by rescued a stranded man. utility workers say a sewer line ruptured during a heavy storm. and a little snow caused a slow motion pileup five cars, two buses, a pickup and a police car all crashed. police say no one was hurt, though. coming up on the "morning news," bill cosby suffers a legal setback. cosby loses a pretrial decision in his sexual abuse case. and emotional moment, we'll tell you what caused canada's prime minister to cry.
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when i met mr. prime minister that woman he said welcome home. >> canadian prime minister justin trudeau was moved to tears when he met face-to-face with syrian refugees. earlier this week the prime minister welcomed to canada greeting them with hugs, supplies and the government promise of assistance for one year. >> watching you and your walking towards me was a moment in which i understood just the kinds of things that we can do as a country. and that i get to help this country do. >> canada has welcomed more than 25,000 syrian refugees in the last year. well, bill cosby loses a pretrial decision. and the first lady of missouri is a victim of a crime. those are some the headlines on the morning news stand.
greitens was robbed at gunpoint. she was not hurt. "the washington post" reports that damaging statements bill cosby made ten years ago may be used during his sexual assault trial. when he was deposed in his civil case in 2005 cosby admitted giving young girls drugs before having sex. he was ask, quaaludes was it in your mind that you were going to use these quaaludes for young women with which you wanted to have sex with? cosby said yes. shinzo abe will be the first president of japan to visit pearl harbor. they will remember japan's
word who will read it. dylan has said he can't make it to stockholm to pick up his literary prize. still to come, taking the hablg out of grocery shopping, amazon opens a realtor where customers can skip the wait at the check-out line. coming up on "look! famous people!" we catch flo, the progressive girl, at the supermarket buying cheese. scandal alert! flo likes dairy?! woman: busted! [ laughter ] right afterwards we caught her riding shotgun with a mystery man. oh, yeah! [ indistinct shouting ] is this your chauffeur? what?! no, i was just showing him how easy it is to save with snapshot from progressive. you just plug it in and it gives you a rate based on your driving. does she have insurance for being boring? [ light laughter ] laugh bigger. [ laughter ]
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the san francisco homemade famous by "full house" now belongs to the creator of the show. and neighbors are not happy about it. they fear jeff franklin will rent it to tourists. franklin bought the tanner house for 4 million bucks. on the "cbs moneywatch" amazon opens a grocery store and questions about uber tracking riders. hena daniels has that and more. good morning. >> good morning. stocks on wall street and dow closed at a record high. oil reached its highest level since july 201516. the dow jones rose 15 points. and the nasdaq added 53 points. uber is taking heat for the latest update on its app.
dropped off. uber said the site location data will only be collected for five minutes after the end of the trip. uber says this will improve customer service. facebook is investing $20 million to help create affordable house. in sill loicon valley. facebook is partnering with local community groups. the silicon valley tech boom has driven up housing costs it difficult for families to live. the median price was over $950,000 last year. and at a new amazon grocery store there's no checkout. customers just grab and go. the test store is in downtown seattle. the survey is called amazon go. customers tap their cell phone at a turn style when they enter the store which connects them to their amazon prime account. sensors then track the comes
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model with down syndrome. asher nash is modeling outfits from oshkosh b'gosh. his mother landed the contract while campaigning for social media in a controversial ad. well, this probably is not the time of day you want to hear me nalging you about how you need to get more sleep but for drivers, safety experts say it's a life or death issue. >> reporter: a tired driver can dashboard videos like this. in this one, the driver drifts and rear ends another car. for karen roberts, falling asleep at the wheel ended much worse. >> all it takes is a second and you just nod off. >> reporter: in 1988, roberts was a 21-year-old nurse working a double shift on christmas night. on the way home, she dozed off and smashed into another vehicle. the other driver had minor
traumatic brain injury. >> i had to learn and talk and feed myself and dress myself and everything. >> reporter: a new report from aaa show drivers who miss between one to two hours of the recommended seven hours of sleep a night nearly double their risk for a crash. aaa's jake nelson say 1 in 3 americans admit to driving when they've had a hard time keeping their eyes open. >> whether get only four to five hours of sleep a the odds of getting into a car crash are the same as driving legally drunk. >> the less sleep you get the higher the risk? >> absolutely. that's the first time we understand that risk to now. >> that's why i want to be here today so you can hear my story so you guys can learn. >> reporter: roberts still suffers from double vision and headaches but considers herself lucky because her mistake could
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weather coming in. here's meteorologist melissa nord. >> we have a yellow weather alert today. it's going to be a chilly, raw, damp day. for the morning commute, the showers are starting to arrive. by the afternoon and the evening commute, we will see widespread cold rain. it is going to be one of those days that you need the umbrella and need to keep your wusa 9 app on hand. you can see first alert doppler t and here is where the shower activity is just to the south. this continues throughout the morning. as we get past the morning rush, towards -- towards 8:00, 9:00, it's going to be cold and we could sleet as well. topping out in the low and mid- 40s. not the best day for the roads either with that rain moving in. yeah, won't be. and we have a new serious accident. just happened at 4:16.
passing by connecticut avenue, 27 to, watch out -- 270, watch out, it's right here. i will watch. that and also some sort of activity on north capitol street impacting both the northbound and southbound lanes. delays mostly in the northbound lanes passing by w street. and two areas of construction on 95, taking 95 from maryland, the southbound lane, passing by 212 before you hit the beltway, there's construction delays, mike and jan. >> thank you so much. a look at headlines across the country right now. in missouri, the governor-elect says his wife was robbed at gun point last night. he released a statement on his facebook page. he says that the future first lady of missouri is safe but shaken. the armed robbery happened not too far from their home. police are investigating. the brother of an unarmed black motorist who was shot by
forgive the former police officer. the statement came after a judge declared a mistrial because the jury had deadlocked. he said he could for -- he couldn't forgive him until after justice was done. a pennsylvania judge ruled the damaging testimony bill cosby gave in a lawsuit can be used at his criminal sex assault trial. in a deposition, cosby acknowledged that he had given before what he called consensual sexual encountiers -- encounters. and that's a quick look at what's going on. >> tuesday is here and the news at 4:30 starts right now. it is elevenly shaping up to be a cold -- it is definitely shaping up to be a cold, rainy, yucky day.
i'm mike hydeck. >> and i'm jan jeffcoat. let's go straight to meteorologist melissa nord with a check of the rainy weather moving in. >> it is going to be arriving throughout the morning hours to pin point thing, what we are expecting what to happen, this morning the rain arrives from south pushing up to the north. not necessarily right now but as we get towards 8:00, 9:00, d.c. is going to be wet at that point. and there will be sleet mixing in, especially far west of town and north and also the potomac. temperatures in the low to mid- 40s at best. and in terms of total rain, going to end up with .50 to an inch of rainfall. certainly going to be slowing down your activities and causing a damp feeling outside today. here's first alert live doppler. a lot of this not quite reaching the ground yet. we have dry air.
hour, all of the rain to the south of i-95 along 95 rather continues to push up to the north. so we will check out the full seven-day forecast coming up. for the most part, this morning, starting out calm. we have one accident on the outer loop of the beltway. some construction going on as well. mentioned this the last time, hitting the beltway, 95 southbound in maryland, you will see construction. and north of there but it's you head northbound this time. the plan on taking 95 -- this time. so plan on taking 95 this time. so no delays north. connecticut, 270, the accident happened just about 15 minutes ago now. mike and jan, right now, things look okay on the outer loop. >> thank you. what? cellphone underground? yep, metro wants you back. they are trying to get ridership up again.