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1936, to marry the love of his lif life. let's hope that isn't in this baby's future. thank you and i will see you next week. m hello, everyone. welcome to the cnn "newsroom." i'm fredericka whitfield. a look at top stories this hour. the bodies of three women are found in east cleveland, the victims of a possible serial killer and how the women were discovered and suspect now in custody. two terrifying accidents on an amusement park on the same day, one a deadly fall from a roller coaster in texas and how to keep your next trip to the park a safe one. phil mickelson, golf's comeback kid. his unbelievable performance at
the british open straight ahead. but, first, our top story, a gruesome discovery near cleveland. police find the bodies of three women wrapped in plastic bags and decomposing. it started friday with a foul odor that led east cleveland police to the first body in a garage. yesterday, police found two more, one in the basement of an abandoned house and the other in a field. officers are searching today to see if they can find more clues. they do have a man in custody but have not charged him yet. alina cho is following this story. you just speak to the mayor of cleveland. what was said? >> i just got off the phone and the camera. he did not mince words. the mayor called these murders atrocious and nothing short of neighborhood terrorism. he said there was some great panic in this small community when word started to spread this had happened. let me tell you exactly what we know at this early hour so far.
over the course of two day, this weekend, friday and saturday, police in east cleveland found the bodies of three women all believed to be african-american, all found within 200 feet of one another and all of the bodies wrapped in 4 to 5 layers of black trash bags. to the victims have not yet been identified. the mayor says it appears all three were killed in a span of just ten days. police have in custody, 35-year-old michael madison, man convicted of attempted rape in 2001 and is still a registered sex offender. we are also told by the mayor that madison was inspired by another serial killer named anthony sowell, also known as the cleveland strangler. this is a man, convicted back in 2011, of killing 11 women in the cleveland area. here's what mayor norton said about that. watch.
>> this is a sick individual, who appears to have been influenced by another sick individual. it's absolutely horrible. it's atrocious. again, we believe that this individual that we're dealing with killed three women in a span of about 10 days. that is insane. we know if he had been out for one more hour, there's no telling what would have happened. >> alina, given that, how fearful is the mayor they might find even more bodies? >> i have to tell you, he's concerned. he hopes and prays there aren't more victims but also said this is a sick individual. it is entirely possible we will find more bodies. one thing i should tell you this has ral there ied community in a major way. we are told 100 community volunteers have fanned out and are searching the area right now possibly for more victims but the hope is they won't find any.
>> horrible situation. thanks so much. keep us posted throughout the afternoon. on to milwaukee now, health officials say a week long heat wave may have claimed two more lives. according to our affiliate, a 69-year-old man died friday after being rushed to the hospital with a body temperature of 102 degrees. a 64-year-old woman also died inside her sweltering home. officials say all the windows were closed because her family feared shootings in the neighborhood. the heat related death toll in milwaukee now stands at five. in ohio, an ef-1 tornado ripped the walls off the gym in the town of pepper pike. the winds reached 110 miles an hour before dawn yesterday and no one was hurt. firefighters south of los angeles are making progress on a wildfire that has already destroyed at least six homes. according to our afailiat, the
mountain fire is contained at 49%. it has burned over 27,000 acre, putting the cost of the fire at $19 million. an official says he expects the fire to be fully contained by friday. >> there is a slight chance of thunderstorms through early next week which could change things on the fire. estimated full containment date on the fire is july 26th. >> evacuation orders were lifted in several nearby communities just a short time ago. phil mickelson won the open in scotland today. he shot an amazing 66, to charge through the field in the final round. this is mickelson's fifth major title. cnn sports reporter, rachel nichols, joining me live from north caroli new york. rachel, phil mickelson has won
majors before. there was something different, more special about today's win. >> reporter: very special for phil mickelson. he said he never thought he would win a british open and instead did it on one of the toughest courses in the world playing one of the best rounds of golf he's ever played. it was special even for casual golf fans. phil is a golfer that reels people in, his family a big part and we saw his amy's very public battle with breast cancer and the hug at the end as they gathered around. there's the way mickelson attacked a golf course. he's so brave and sometimes that bravery is spectacular and sometimes translates into foolishness, always exciting. this is a guy whose nim make is "phil the thrill." >> that was so nice that moment. it doesn't matter who wins. people still want to talk about
tiger woods. he started the day in second place and the expectation was he might win the first major in a long time. anything about what happened to him? >> when he talked afternoon ward, he said he was struggling to read the speed of the greens. what he didn't talk about afterwards was his confidence. that's the real question everybody has. he's playing pretty good golf overall. in major tournaments, we've seen his scores trend worse from early rounds to late rounds and not something we ever really saw with tiger woods before. he won 14 majors and seemed invincible so long and now it's been five years since he won a major tournament. that pressure builds every time he steps out for the next one and the next one is next month in rochester, new york and we'll see if he can break back through then. >> we haven't seen the kind of
confidence tiger used to exude four or five years ago but doesn't it seem the past tournaments he seems to be exhibiting a return to that real bravado on the course? am i read doing much into it? i try to play psychologist now and then. >> you're doing real well. i don't know you've had tiger on the couch. he's had injuries he's gotten over and seen him get back in that conference zone of winning tournaments. he won a lot of tournaments this year but majors are still a struggle. majors are majors for reason, a big deal on the hardest courses playing against the best. psychologically, it is difficult. we'll have to see if this experience is something he can learn from or break through next morning at the pga championship. that's his last shot before the calendar rolls turnover 2014 and no majors. well, our congrat goss out to phil mickelson.
people always seems to root for him. seems like a nice family guy. people grimace when he doesn't win and comes this close and something happens and now everybody can celebrate with him. thank you. appreciate. i a veteran lawmaker says he will introduce a bill to end racial profiling? can it pass congress? i'm talking to our chief political correspondent, candy crowley. plus, a gay couple takes a drastic step to pay an inheritance tax. after 45 years together, they're redefining their relationship. engineer: uh geico's discounts could save you hundreds of "doll-ars." it sounds like you're saying "dollus." dollus. engineeif you could accentuate the "r" sound of "dollars." are...are... are... engineer: are... arrrrrr. arrrrr. someone bring me an eye patch, i feel like a bloomin' pirate.
this week a veteran member of congress is proposing legislation to help end racial profiling, this on the heels of the george zimmerman verdict and a weekend of rallies in honor of trayvon martin and the president revealing his own experiences being racially profiled. detroit congressman john conyers told me why he's reintroducing his bill. >> well, i think we need a federal statement on this and i'm so glad you have brought this up and emphasized it. it's critical because it's a common factor of young afterm h
african-american growing up. this will help review and down play this tactic. >> cnn's candy crowley is our chief political correspondent and host state of the union. what is the likeliood that this bill will have new traction, especially in the spirit of what we've seen in the last week? >> i think it's pretty clear it has new traction. the question is whether it will ever get passed. as the president noted, most laws dealing with criminality and police tactic, et cetera, et cetera, are done at the state and local level. traction and passing are two different things. definitely traction. on know today, i had a woman named cheryl i fell, the president of the naacp legal defense and education fund. take a listen. >> what this verdict does is it takes a very particular issue that african-americans for a long time have had with law enforcement, the issue of racial
profiling. now, because of the stand your go around law, because of our gun soaked society, concealed weapons laws. we're now saying average citizens like george zimmerman that have a fear in our racially anxious society a young teenager as a threat can kill that teenager and kill that teenager with impunity. >> very strong thoughts coming from her there. really in harmony, that really was the spirit of your discussion with so many. many on your panel ask whether is it the place of the president to try to enwhd what problems might exist or racial profile. the president himself said he's relying on churches and athletes and corporate groups to pick up the baton on this. >> really and truly, some of the best solutions always do come from the go around up, not from the top down. i think that's what president
obama is talking about. he didn't say he wouldn't continue to try to lead or have discussions about it. the federal government is limited what it can do about local laws and local police. >> we're also many in the world of journalism and beyond are mourning the loss of helen thomas. you had some very strong thoughts about the loss of helen thomas, someone who really has been a beacon in journalism, someone who represented really the fortitude of women among the white house press core. >> first of all, just forget she worked as a journalist into her 80s. this is a woman who covered john f. kennedy and every president since then. if you google her and look it up, she has the first woman to do this, first woman to be a chief white house correspondent for a wire service. she busted through the all male clubs in washington, press clubs
and other institutions. she was dogged, she was fierce. she was controversial, particularly toward the end of her career. in fact, her career was ended by some controversial statements about israel and jews. the fact is she was one fierce reporter. >> she was indeed. thank you for helping us remember her and bringing us up to date on political and drive ing news a force. public support for same sex marriage is growing. the vast majority of states still ban the practice either by constituti constitutional amendment or state law. some same sex couples aren't waiting for a change in law to get some change rights heterosexual couples enjoy. here's cnn's sara gannon. >> reporter: don't be fooled by the supreme court's decision to throw out the defense of marriage act. >> doma is dead.
>> reporter: hundreds of thousands of gay couples still can't get the benefits of being married in their home state. john and gregory, a couple in pennsylvania, are among them. they found a creative loophole. john, age 65, adopted gregory, age 73. >> we have a great house. nice property. and we've built that together and enjoy it together. >> reporter: state law in pennsylvania says when one of them die, the other would have to pay a steep 15% inheritance tax to be able to keep all of those things. they've been together 45 years and didn't think that was fair. >> to have to pay inheritance tax on something that is already really yours somehow just doesn't pass the smell test. >> reporter: attorney marianne rudebush hit the books looking for options and came up with adoption. >> the judge said, absolutely. there's no legal reason i should
not approve this and signed the adoption papers and said cross-examination, it's a boy. >> i've heard of situation, on more than one occasion sadly, one part of the couple has died, they've been locked out of a home. >> reporter: ted mar tictin is exquisite equality pennsylvania and understands why they did it. >> a state like pennsylvania still one of the only states where you can fire someone for being go or evict them for public accommodation. you have to be smart. >> reporter: for this couple, it was a last resort. they didn't want to leave the state where they've lived their whole lives but they don't believe they will live to see same sex marriage legalized in pennsylvania. >> it's sad we can't call it a marriage in the commonwealth of pennsylvania but it a really amazing relationship. >> reporter: this isn't for everyone and it won't work in every state. new york has denied these kind of requests for adult adoptions. in this case, it worked because
one of the partners, his biological parent, was already dead. there's also the question of incest, could they be charged? the attorney for these men advised them she didn't think they would be acting as the bedroom police. >> thanks. appreciate it. everyone is watching and waiting for -- you guessed it. buckingham palace, waiting for the news about the royal baby and queen elizabeth is especially impatient apparently. we'll take you there next. the first time i saw a sony 4k tv, it was like opening my eyes. it's four times the detail of hd. colors become richer. details become clearer. which for a filmmaker, changes everything. because now there are no more barriers between the world that i see and the ones i can show you.
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unconscious after having his head hit and thrown from the boat. the rafter was okay, just a little dazed. the man who saved him said he's been on the river for 25 years and this is first time he had to make a rescue like that. thank goodness the two came together like that. brace yourself. a guy on a memorial was trying out a new helmet camera. maybe he got a little too focused on the camera. look what happened. all that caught on tape. his bike slammed into the back of a car at almost 70 miles an hour. the rider was actually thrown off the motorcycle onto the hood of the car. incredibly he only walked away with only minor bumps and bruises and no further explanation. close call. >> okay. so royal watchers aren't the only ones anxiously awaiting the arrival of the royal baby.
queen elizabeth is as as well. guess what, she is scheduled to vacation in scotland in just five days and she's made it very clear she'd like the baby to be born before she leaves. cnn royal commentator, katie nichol joining us live in front of buckingham palace. the queen is not serious, right? she's not trying to ex spodo it things because she has vacation? >> reporter: i think she probably is quite serious. holiday is very important to the queen. she has been working incredibly hard. lots of engagements. there's a festival at buckingham palace a week or so ago. she looks forward to the retreat. it really is the focal point of her year. she loves her grand children and children to come up and stay with her. everyone is invited to come stay with the queen and the duke of edinboro and doesn't want to push this holiday back. i suspect if the babies not born
by the end of the week, my bet is she is heading to scotland and hoping her great-grandchild might make a visit to the scottish highlands. >> i guess she could take a quick chopper back and everything will be okay. meantime, do we know where the duchess of cambridge is right now? >> reporter: we're told towards the end of last week she was with her family. it's been incredibly hot here. the family home is beautiful. there's a swimming pool, lots of space and she wouldn't have lifted a finger. her mom would have been there to do everything. we understand both her and william have come back to london not far from where we are at buckingham palace and both wanted to be close to the hospital. had they stayed in bucklebury, they had a contingency plan but they will have their own private
ward at the wing and the obstetricians and everyone is on call for the arrival and we're told they're safely at kensington palace. >> it sounds like everybody was premature thinking the baby would have arrived last week and any minute now and maybe the couple has known all along it's maybe now to happen now she's back at kensington palace given the commute and how long it takes. maybe their calendar is different from the public's calendar? >> reporter: very possible. when kate gave the biggest clue date about the engagement that she said would be in the middle of july. many pregnant women have had a due date and been two weeks later. it happens with a number of first babies and there's an old way of way of's tale what they do to speed up labor.
and maybe she will be spiking the curry to bring on labor. let's hope it's sooner rather than later and it will be very hot again and very tough on her when she's this pregnant. >> you're right. that happened with my firstborn, born ten days lake and maybe they can get things moving faster. i don't know how effective that is. we'll be happy and welcome little baby when it arrives on it's own time. thank you for keeping us posted at buckingham palace where fans will learn outside the palace about the baby's birth. back to this country -- not really, oversea, a young woman going beyond her disabilities. she won't let blindness stop her. she reads braille with her lips. her inspiring story next. our average class size is only 14 students. our financial tools help you make smart choices
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in the cabinet today, israel could be considering reviving peace talks with palestinians and considering borders laid down in a 1967 u.n. resolution. in milwaukee, a week long heat wave may have claimed two more lives according to affiliate wisn, a 69-year-old man rushed to hospital with a body temperature of 102 degrees and a woman died inside her sweltering home. the death toll in milwaukee now stands at five. now hong kong, where a blind student who can't read braille with her fingers, has achieved something astonishing. she aced her congress entrance exams by reading braille in a different and rather extraordinary way. >> reporter: meet a 20-year-old
student in hong kong. on the surface she appears like any other young person who just completed her exams. mandy, as known to her friends is different. mandy is blind and deaf. her challenges don't end there. unlike other visually and hearing-impaired people, mandy can't read braille with her fingertips. >> i discovered i had weak sensitivity in my fingers which makes reading much more difficult than other blind students. i tried many other methods but i could only resort to using my lips. >> reporter: it's a method mandy admit is uncommon and a way that worked for her. it worked well, so well she finished high school with top marks excel ing the region's highly competitive hong kong government exams. few during the exam process, i
felt rather stressful because with all my difficulties, i had to spend a double amount of time to finish every task my classmates had to finish. when i received the exam results i was really astonished and excited when i heard that my results in some of the subjects far from my own expectations. >> reporter: mandy achieved the highest score in chinese, english, liberal study, not to mention exemplary scores in english and chinese literature which involved listening tests she wasn't required to do but still wanted to prove she could handle. extraordinary for a young girl who has lived with the disabilities since she was a baby and in a society that still
judges imperfections. mandy hopes to study translation at the society of hong kong and now wants to enjoy her summer liq any other young person who just finished a stress fful tim. cnn, hong kong. >> an incredible inspiration there. two terrifying accidents at an amusement park. what you can do to make sure you and your family stay safe. up next in the cnn "newsroom." i'm tony siragusa and i'm training guys who leak a little,
so far authorities say there was no sign of foul play or criminality. witnesses arriving on the texas giant with her said the woman didn't feel safe before the ride. >> she goes up like this. when it drops to come down, that's when it released and she just tumbled. it didn't hit me until we got back down to the bottom and i said, like, she was no bigger than i was. like that could have been me. i lost it. >> they were screaming when they came back and trying to get out of the restraint and screaming, my mom, my mom, we've got to get my mom. she's gone. >> very sad. i feel horrible for the family. >> wow. seven people suffered minor injuries at the cedar point amusement park in ohio. in this situation, the boat they were riding in, the rapids ride rolled backward while going up a lift hill. the two separate incidents now raising questions how safe are amusement park rides. let's bring in amusement ride
and device safety consultant, william avery. good to see you. two accidents in one day, how worrisome is this to you? >> it's always worrisome when you have an accident. nobody wants to have that kind of experience, especially on an amusement park. it's not anticipated or expected. certainly not a part of having fun for the day. >> not at all. a witness saying the woman who died in texas told a park employee she felt her restraint was not tightened properly. how does any know or is it common knowledge for those familiar with rides, what is considered a secured safety restraint or not? >> well, specifically what common knowledge is for the average ride er, but as a gener rule, it needs to fit snugly near your waistline, above the top of your thighs so it can hold the passenger in regardless
of what kind of forces are applied. and where they're applied on the human body. >> this particular roller coaster, we're looking at pictures of it now, the texas giant is what it's called. it's an old roller coaster but was renovated. how does an investigator go about trying to determine whether this was a technical problem, whether there was human error involved? what? >> generally speaking, you're going to take several different steps. you will look at the operations of it and the human factor, humanport part of the equation. was there an error or omission made by the operator in operations. you want to make sure the operating mechanism and device was operating as it was supposed to be operating. you can always look at the bigger scope of things for the design of the ride.
you also want to take into account the rider themselves. what was their posture, profile, that sort of thing, and how did they fit into the riding compartment and how did the restraint work with the size individual that was involved. >> then a couple things. is there generally any kind of fine print on, you know, your ticket stub or something that says you are doing this at your own risk and if not, what can we as park-goers do to insure our safety? >> one of the things you can do, like this lady did, is ask a question. unfortunately perhaps it wasn't taken far enough or understood or appreciated by the ride operator to go a little further and go, ma'am, i'm sorry you're uncomfortable or you don't feel safe in this particular situation and take whatever necessary steps they may do to
make the individual feel safe before they took the ride. you can always look at the operators if you don't feel comfortable with their answers. you have the right to say, i choose now not to ride. i don't want to get on this ride. look at those kind of things, condition of the ride, a general overview and make sure you yourself feel comfortable with what it is you you are fixing to do or whatever type of ride you will be on. >> our hearts go out to the family members involved in these two separate incidents. thanks, william avery, for your time. >> you're welcome. on to music and beyond, how this man resonates across generations. mick jagger. he's been rocking 50 years and doesn't seem to be slowing down. ♪ ♪
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released their first full studio album as ozzie as the front man since 1978. it's been a long time. it jumped to number one on the "billboard" charts, a first ever for this band. and a rock'n roll legend is about to celebrate the big 7-0. ♪ ♪ go, mick, with forever moves, rolling somebody "rolling stone jagger turning 70 years old and that was over 30 years ago when it was released and one could argue he doesn't look or act that different. a contributing editor of rolling stone magazine. the name rolling stone magazine and the name rolling stone, the band were both coincidentally named after a muddy waters song
but no connection other than that? >> absolutely. the magazine has been covering the band almost since the beginning. we started up in 1967. certainly, since that time. >> wow. that's fantastic. what have you observed about the rolling stones in general but mick jagger specifically over the years? you have interviewed that group, at least a dozen times but what is it about them that they seem to defy age in a way, whether it be in their performance, the songs, all of that continues to resonate. it all seems so timeless. >> i think one of the things about it, they've committed to being the band they are. i think jagger went through a period of just almost feeling like the rolling stones were played out or something. i think at this point he knows his legacy and his reputation rests on being the lead singer of the rolling stones. once he's in there, the band is in there fully. their shows have just been incredible. i think that's part of it, just
believing in what they're doing. >> those shows are incredible. i've seen a few of the rolling stones concerts. i'm telling you, it's jaw dropping the kind of energy that they have as a team, the kind of energy that man has as an individual. it seems they get better with time. they don't seem to lose any steps at all. >> well, it's interesting, jagger in particular, he's someone who -- jagger has taken vocal lessons to learn how to pro-serve his voice. >> really? >> his father was a physical education expert. jagger has always taken care of himself. whatever excesses he's indulged in over the years, he was never somebody that was, you know, kind of enamored of the edge and the early death and all that business. he was always somebody who wanted to stick around. >> wow. >> so does it seem as though there is a commitment that they as a group, he as individual, really will stick around, will continue to perform as long as they can? >> i think that they're taking
the steps. certainly, he is taking the steps he needs to take to be able to continue to do that. he's ultimately -- jagger is ultimately a pragmatist. he's not going to get on stage if he can't do it to a level that he believes he should be able to. i saw a show a few weeks ago. it was really inspiring. he loves it. he loves his life and loves performing. >> i can look at that montage of those images over and over again. incredible. incredibly photogenic. there is a story behind his chiselled looks, his fitness on stage and their music. thanks so much, anthony and being with us and paying tribute. and big old happy birthday to mick if you're watching. >> i automat'm sure he will hav time. >> mick jagger celebrating the big 70 this week. another woman you never heard of is actually turning 30 this week and she is celebrating
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30 acts of kindness. that's how one atlanta woman plans to celebrate her 30th birthday. it's a milestone she never thought she'd live to see. >> reporter: on an ordinary weekday afternoon in atlanta, lorraine frank did something extraordinary. >> i wanted to give y'all these sunflowers. i wanted to give these to y'all. >> this is me, doing one of my random acts of kindness. number 18. >> reporter: frank has cancer and for nearly ten years she battled reoccurring hodgkin's lymphoma. >> i don't know why i had hodgkin's four times or why i beat it four times but i need to do what is in my power to make
the world a happier or better place. >> reporter: diagnosed in college, the never thought she would see her 30th birthday and she committed a facebook campaign to commit 30 acts of random kindness. >> it reach ed more than i ever thought it would. >> reporter: her goal is simple, make strangers smile. it is strangers around the world who made her smile. >> over 12,000 people have been invited. almost 1,000 are accepted and doing the act. >> reporter: this is people that don't even know you that are latching on to this? >> yeah. obviously, it's overwhelming but in such a great way. just bought lunch at chick-fil-a for someone i don't know. >> you just got one. what does that one say? >> brought donuts to a friend an lls supporter at his office. >> this is every few minutes. you're getting another one here already. >> i want to do other things and move on from lauraine, cancer
girl. i want to be the spread the love girl or traveling girl. i wanted to include y'all. i just dropped off some duval bags i had laying around at my office and hope the kids can put to some good use. >> reporter: she's not yet cancer-free yet frank does not like to think of herself sick and through her cancer treatments she wears a wig and says her friends don't either. >> i want to have non-cancer problems. my friends, cancer was my main obstacle and hoping to have regular normal obstacles in my 30s. >> reporter: you want normal drama? >> i want normal drama. i will be 30, so old. >> reporter: considering her journey to get here, being old is a label frank would be happy toi live with. cnn, atlanta. a long-time congressman and
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and tiger woods slipped to tie for sixth place seeking his 15th title. the world has a new king. former crown prince philippe was sworn in today. and the 79-year-old king gave up the throne after a 50-year-old re reign and said his health won't let him exercise his duties correctly. congressman lewis at co comic-con, there with a book he wrote himself. it is a convention of sci-fi and comic culture. everybody is waiting for word on the baby. even the queen is getting a little bit impatient. we're on watch as well in our 4:00 eastern hour. i'm fredericka whitfield. thank you for watching this hour. up next, your money focuses on
racial and economic inequality in america. >> poverty and dysfunction we see in those communities can be traced to a very difficult history. >> reverend jesse jackson joins christine romans on "your money" which starts right now. protests in streets of america crying out against racial inequality away from the courtroom. there can be no debate. racial inequality exists. african-americans lag far behind whites. the u.s. is a country where the unemployment rate for black americans has long been double the rate for whites. 43% of african-american households own their own home. compare that with 73% for white house holds. the only color that should matter when it comes to money is