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doesn't done, he will not be the last. we're keeping them honest with a 360 investigation. how does one of the most physically fit presidents wake up one day with heart trouble. dr. sanjay gupta is here with more. we start with an unusual and traumatizing murder trials in a very long time. the defendant, u.s. army psychiatrist nadidal hasan wentn a rampage three weeks before he was scheduled to deploy to afghanistan walking into a troop processing center. he says he did it for alah. he admits this by the way but legally cannot plead guilty soft today in opening statements on day one of his court marshall acting in his own defense, if you want to call that, he made a case for the prosecution and that only begins to cover the
strangeness of these proceeds. as for how traumatizing it will be, he'll question some of the very people he shot and on top of that, get this, he's still pulling down a paycheck from the army. he's earned hundreds of thousands of dollars while awaiting trial. we'll explore that in a moment. first covering the court marshall, ed, you were there in court today. take us inside. what was it like? >> reporter: anderson, in many ways it was intense. many anticipated to see how he would act. the prosecutors started with a vivid picture methodically going through the steps he took in the massacre and it was very powerful and pointing at many times, the skraecreams of a pret victim screaming my baby, my
baby and the screams went silent when she died. the brief moments when this massacre took place. >> and i know has san gave a statement today. what does he look like? does he have a beard in court? >> reporter: he does. military officials are being very strict what kind of access we can see of major hasan. there is seating lotteried off every day but movements are not allowed to be photographed in fort hood. he's brought in on a helicopter and being kept in jail. we're not able to photograph or even look at that helicopter taking off from the army post here. so he is in a wheelchair. he is paralyzed from the waste down. he's very subdued and it's almost like there is two different things going on in the courtroom. prosecutors fighting for the death penalty in this case, and
major hasan fighting his own war, to justify the killings of fellow soldiers and wounding more than 30the others. >> it's amazing he can question the very people that she shot, and he offered to plead guilty to the prosecutors and judge. his offers were denied. can you explain why? >> reporter: those are the rules of the code of military justice. when someone is eligible for the death penalty, that is what prosecutors are pursuing in this case, the defendant is not allowed to plead not guilty. they have to put on a not guilty defense, but it was really strange. the judge started off the day by saying that major nidal hasan pleaded guilty and not an hour later you saw him in the courtroom clapping he was the shooter and the evidence will clearly point to all of that n. many ways it was sure refwas su. he doesn't seem wanting to plead
innocence but explain what he did. >> how long is this expected to go on for? >> reporter: many thought it could take months but they went through close to a dozen witnesses today. despite the way he's handling his own defense, they seem -- the prosecution seems to be just going on as -- and they will put out everything. i would not be surprised if you hear from virtually every witness that was inside the room where the shooting started. you will hear all of that. they will continue to go on as if major hasan were putting on a worthy defense. so -- major hasan didn't cross examine but had a couple questions throughout the day. the story you might not know about or like if you do, all this time while awaiting trial major hasan has been drawing a paycheck, more than a quarter million so far. that's the way the system works. because the federal government for a number of reasons refused
to classified the massacre as an act of terrorism. shooting survivors can't take advantage of badly needed services or receive military honors. the critics say it's failing to work for those who truly need it. randi kaye is "keeping them honest". >> reporter: ten minutes, to kill 13 people and injure more than 30. november 5th, 2009 at fort hood soldier readiness center. the chaos captured in this video obtained by abc. sean manning on fox news. >> i remember shooting as fast as he could possibly shoot. >> reporter: he fired more than 100 rounds from two pistols. hours later, the president made this promise to the victims. >> as commander in chief, there's no greater honor but also no greater responsibility for me than to make sure that
the extraordinary men and women in uniform are properly cared for. >> reporter: nearly four years later, survivors feel cast aside and they still wonder how the u.s. government could label this workplace violence instead of combat related terrorism. that designation means the victims have lower priority access to medical care, and fewer financial benefits than those whose injuries are labeled combat related. army specialist logan burnet was shot three times during the attack. he spoke to kxas. >> the day that came out was the day the government looked at every single one of the victims of the fort hood shooting and spit in our faces. >> reporter: sergeant sean manning has lost tens of thousands of dollars in benefits. >> i was shot by a terrorist, and they don't want to call it an act of terrorism and deem my injuries combat related. i think it's ridiculous.
>> reporter: civilian police officer sergeant kimberly munly helped end the attack by shooting him four times. honored for her bravery at the state of the union a couple months later but now she tells abc she feels betrayed by the president. >> if i were to see him again, again, it's not about me but i would just beg him to please take care of them. >> reporter: why not classified the shooting at fort hood as a terrorist attack? hasan may not have been able to receive a fair trial had the u.s. indirectly declared him a terrorist and could open the deal for an appeal but an attorney representing 150 victims in a civil suit against the department of defense disagrees. he said at the time the u.s. government was looking to close guantanamo bay, so the idea of a
terrorist attack by a u.s. soldier who is muslim wasn't optimal. witnesses say hasan shouted god is great in arabic before opening fair and hasan said he acted to help defend the taliban. that, lawyers for the victims, say is proof of a terror attack. they also point to the fbi's disclosure that it enter superintendent -- intercepted communications between hasan and someone in yemen. he's still on the military's payroll being paid more than $300,000 since the shooting. the army can't stop paying him unless he's found guilty. randi kaye, cnn new york. dig deeper on that now with frank wolf and retired sergeant howard ray. wolf is co-sponsoring
legislation. sergeant ray was in the line of fire at fort hood that day and saved many. congressman wolf, you introduced two bills related to this case. the second of which deals with his salary. a lot of people are stunned to learn he's received around $300,000 in pay since the 2009 shooting. what would your bills do? >> the bill would put the money in escrow for anyone charged like this and if they were found innocent they would receive the money. if they were guilty, they would not get the money because you should not be paying somebody, particularly in a case like this being involved in an act of terror. >> sergeant ray, do you agree, do you think this guy hasan should be getting his salary? >> absolutely. when we have a capital offense like this, you know, that pay should be suspended. there is no reason, especially in a case like this, where there is really insure mountable
evidence before the case started, the pay should absolutely be with drawn or at least held on to until the case is over. >> and sergeant, also, viewers will be surprised to find out that the victims aren't eligible for purple hearts and can't receive the benefits that come along with that. >> absolutely. and of course, a lot of that has to deal with the classification of this terrorist act. the department of the defense said this was just a mere workplace violence and, you know, i've heard that they site the reason for a fair trial as their reason for doing that. i don't think that's true at all. when we look at all the evidence presented, even to this point, it's very clear and even through the words of the individual himself, this indeed was a terrorist act. it should be classified as such. so individuals like myself or others are not prevented from getting the treatment, medical care and purple hearts that they
deserve. >> congressman, i want to play something homeland security john brennan said in 2011. let's play that. >> it's al qaeda's adhere rans, individuals with little or no dialect or physical contact with al qaeda engaged in or facilitated terrorist activities here in the united states. these misguided vinces are spurred on by the likes of al qaeda's leaders in yemen who speak english and preach violence in videos over the internet. we seen the tragic results with the murder in arkansas two years ago and the attack on the servicemen and women in fort hood. >> congressman, he's now the head of the cia. do you think politics is at play here in terms of not declaring this an act of terrorism and rather workplace violence because the pentagon is saying that it might -- by declaring
act of terrorism before the trial, it may make the trial difficult because he could claim he can't get a fair trial. >> that's ridiculous. mr. lighter, who is head of the counterterrorism center, initially called this an act of terror. this was a political disdecision my committee funds the fbi. the fbi was told to use criminal statut statutes, not criminal. he hollered when he shout and alaqui was killed by this administration by a drone missile. a drone missile killed him is actually an american citizen there are connections with regard to alaqui and the major. the fact is if you read the book "dirty war" his father and mother wanted him to meet with their son the major because they thought he was drifting.
this was a terrorist act, clearly, so i think there was politics involved in it. >> sergeant ray, i mean, you know better than anybody, you have no doubt this was a t terrorist incident. >> absolutely and to call it anything else would be criminal. >> detailed a number of warning signs about hasan. what lessons do you think can be learned from this case to prevent another tragedy like this? >> well, the military and department of defense should not be politically correct. i talked to doctors that practiced with the major. they say he was advising downmen and women who served in the military in afghanistan and iraq to turn themselves in as war criminals. the military and department of defense knew this person was being radicalized. he was at walter reed and they knew it. but i think they were very politically correct. if you even remember when this
act took place, the head of the army made some very strange political correct statements. so when you see something like this, you got to deal with it when you see it. >> yeah, that will stun a lot of people tonight. congressman wolf and sergeant ray, good to have you. >> thanks. >> tweet with us at anderson cooper on twitter. an interview with bradley manning's father. i speak to him about his son leaking 750,000 pages of videos and documents. what does he say to those who call his son a traitor. the python that killed two young brothers just four and six years old. oh, he's a fighter alright. since aflac is helping with his expenses while he can't work, he can focus on his recovery. he doesn't have to worry so much about his mortgage, groceries, or even gas bills. kick! kick... feel it! feel it! feel it! nice work!
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the sentencing phase of bradley manning's trial is in the second week. a military judge consolidated some of the private criminal convictions, reducing the maximum prison sentence to 90 years instead of 136 years. he was convicted of stealing and leaking 750,000 pages of classified documents and videos to wikileaks. he was acquitted of some of the most serious charges but found guilty of violating the espionage act. to brian manning he's a son whose in deep trouble. they haven't talked in months. bradley manning dropped his dad from the visiting list in confinement. in the first interview since the court marshall began brian manning made it clear he's not given up on his son. here is my interview. when you heard the news of your son's conviction, 20 counts, what went through your mind? >> relieved to know he had taken that one charge out that --
>> the aiding the enemy charge? >> yeah, i was a little relieved about that but i still did the math in my head and said well, if he was sentenced to all the other crimes, he would still be, you know, he would be 90 to 100 years old before he ever say the light of day and it was -- it kind of upsetting and frightening, you know, that your son is being accused of these horrible breaches of security. >> early on, i know you were defending your son saying you believe he's innocent, that he is a scraapegoat. did you still believe he didn't leak classified documents? >> in my heart i believe that. >> you believe he's innocent. >> right and logistically, i can't understand because knowing the computer as well as i do, how you can get that much data
out of a room with three other people in there, you know, sitting in close proximity where everybody can see what everybody is doing, it's -- i can't understand how that could be done. >> so you think he's being setup? >> well, there was an altercation, i guess, where he struck one -- >> his superiors. >> one of the people he worked with. >> right. >> so after that, the relationship between, i think it was three other people really soured. so i don't know if somebody tried to turn the table on him or whatever. >> he said to the court, i mean, he confessed that he did leak to wikileaks and said to the court that he wanted to quote spark a domestic debate on the role of the military and our foreign policy in general. >> yeah, i think he was grand standing. he was used to running his life on his own. he was a man of the house, and
he had problems adjusting to that. so i feel part of that was -- he had a lot of pride. >> there are some people who believe your son is a hero for what he says he did. when you hear that, what do you think? >> well, you know, i get a sert -- certain amount of pride when they said he's nominated for the noble prize and comments about supporting him. >> i'm trying to see where you are on this because on the one hand you say there's no justification for leaking classified information, and the other hand, when you hear people call him a hero it gives you a sense of pride. >> right, and you have to separate those because, i mean, i never since day one of when i was in the military with a
clearance, to this day i have never said a single word of what i did. >> right. >> you know, and that's going back a long ways. and i wouldn't -- i wouldn't -- i wish he had the char racket tr to say that way. >> so if he did leak the information that would be wrong. >> i do. to me it's my country, as well. and and leaking information that's going to damage my country and the soldiers in our military, you know, that would be very upsetting. >> if you were able to talk freely with him, what would you say to him? >> i would basically tell him, you know, right off the bat that he had no excuse whatsoever for allegedly releasing that information. >> is there any message you want to get across to him?
>> i'd like to, you know, just right before we ended our visit, it was always i love you, son and he said love you, dad. i still love my son. >> i'm so sorry we're meeting under these circumstances but appreciate you talking to me. >> okay. >> bradley manning's father. coming up next, we've seen him bike, run, he works out more than most of us. he's also recovering tonight from heart surgery. president bush's story could be your story no matter how healthy he is. the life saving information tonight. later how he tackled this gunman. ld you go? man: 'oh i can't go tonight' woman: 'i can't.' hero : that's what expedia asked me. host: book the flight but you have to go right now. hero: (laughs) and i just go? this is for real right? this is for real? i always said one day i'd go to china,
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tonight former president george w. bush is said to be recouping well after having a stint. president clinton who had the same procedure in 2010 reached out to mr. bush today. doctors found the block cage yesterday during the annual physical. president bush is known as a fitness buff and worked out regularly two his two terms in office. dr. sanjay gupta joins me now. what do we know? >> he's 67 years old and we're told it happened on a routine
physical exam. they gave no indication there was problems ahead of time and that's an important point, which we'll talk about. something during the exam related them, some cause for concern and that led to the placement of this stint. i think we have an animation to show what that is, basically. essentially you're trying to unblock an artery and put a catheter up into the artery and unblock it with a balloon but ultimately put this stint in place, a metal scaffolding. sometimes the stints will release medication, as well, to keep the blood vessel open. >> i seen studies, i think, that these are kind of -- people say they are overused, they don't actually reduce heart death by any amount. >> if you look at the specific question do people live longer with stints? you're probably right. i don't think there is evidence to say people live longer. part of it is people may live a higher quality of life, not have
chest pain of symptoms associated with heart disease. but what is interesting is typically the stints are reserved for people actually having an active problem in the throws of a heart attack of having significant symptoms and again, when you read this release from president bush's office said it was a are you teen physical. in that case you're absolutery right, there is not a lot of evidence to show it works well on people just because. >> you and i talk art heart disease all the time because we have positive family histories. i don't understand. you assume president bush has been getting regular checkups and the latest heart scans and ct scans you and i have had. how can they suddenly discover wait, there is now have block cage we need a stint? isn't that something you can track with a regular checkup? >> you could and we had the same discussion with president clinton -- >> your arty doesn't suddenly get blocked, does it. >> unless you do certain tests
like angiograms, you may not know. can they run? can they go up a flight of stair s without shortness of breath. he may have been doing fine in that stuff and recently started to have problems as the artery became progressively more blocked. it doesn't happen overnight but the symptoms from it can happen much more quickly or suddenly. >> how common is it for someone his age to have a block cage like this? >> it's common. if you think about it we develop stuff from a young age and teenagers developing fatly streaks in his blood vessels. this is the biggest killer of men and women alike. if you look at people in his age range, probably about half of them have some significant degree of athrosclorosis. thanks. >> you got it. >> an exclusive 360
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welcome back. if you've been following our keeping them honest reporting over the years, you know we do more than point out when the government fails to do it's job, we also identify the people that are responsible so everyone can hold them accountable. that's no more important than public safety. when the system fails, lives can be lost. how the parole system is failing in california. convicted sex offenders are arrested and spend less than 24 hours in jail. you may ask why? a new law addressing over crowding statewide but as drew griffin found out in this report, that law is costing lives, "keeping them honest". >> reporter: it's early, parole agents arresting 41-year-old jack turner described by ageblts
as someone with an extensive history of sexual violence. tonight, though, his only problem is the gps monitoring ankle bracelet he's required to wear has run out of power. it's a parole violation, not an actual crime, but he's tracked down, found on the streets of stockton by agents that know his hang outs, taken to a jail and less than 20 hours later, not even a full day behind bars, jack turner is let out. >> put your left foot out. >> reporter: he may be a sexual offender and have a dangerous past, but turner knows violating parole in the state of california means almost nothing to him. how many times do you think you've gone through this parole violation procedure? >> last week, this week, last week, the week before that, probably before that. so they know me real well here, so i'm always -- >> reporter: is it always the
same, come in, spend a night, come out. >> come in, spend the night, cop out. >> reporter: in stockton, california, this convicted sex offender has no real incentive to follow any rules of his parole, which is why parole supervisor susan cane is trying to sound the alarm and speaking out against the state's wishes saying she believes the public is not safe. she says she's speaking out for herself personality and not the department of corrections. >> in all my years of law enforcement, over 30 years, i for the first time feel at a total loss, that i can honestly say we do our job. we do the very best job that we can, but we can't protect the community with this. we can't protect them from these sex offenders because they get out of jail the next day. >> reporter: how did this happen? two words, prison overcrowding. there is simply not enough room to keep people in jail.
the state of california tried to solve it's own prison overcrowding by passing a bill called ab 109, backed by the governor jerry brown. it called for a realignment of where criminals serve time, low-level offenders and especially parole violators would no longer come to state prisons. they would instead go to county jails but in san jakeem county, they are in order to control the overcrowding. according to the sheriff, the state dumped it's problem on the county, and the county is now dumping criminals on the streets. so no matter what the state or the governor says are the county's duties in terms of handling these parole violators, you just have no room? >> the overcrowding situation is such that we can't afford -- we can't keep them here because of the court orders, so we have to follow the court order.
>> reporter: in this county it's judge richard g uruiliani. he released four inmates on the day we met him, ten before. amazingly, he admits shouldn't be on the streets. are you comfortable with who is being released? >> i'm not comfortable releasing anybody. i think it's a -- it's an unfortunate reality, and we do the best that we can by prioritizing the people we do release. >> reporter: parole violators like jack turner who have not commented a new crime are the first to go usually. parolees, especially sexual predators know they can get away with almost anything. >> i even had a parolee who was upset last week because we arrested him for being around minors when he's a child molester. he said you can do whatever you want for me, i'll be in jail one night and when i get out i'm doing what i want and i'll make
your life miserable. >> reporter: this is a child molester? >> yes. >> reporter: this past february this convicted sexual offender was picked up by stockton police, not knowing what to do, police brought the homeless man to the home of his grandmother rachel russell. it was february th. >> what is your emergency? >> the police just brought this boy sydney jerome to my house an hour ago and told him not to go back out anymore and they would leave him alone. he sneaked out again and now he's tearing up my property and my car. >> reporter: was she scared of him? >> yes, she was. >> reporter: his uncle says his mother was the only person in the family who still held out any hope for his nephew, but in february he began to frighten his own grandmother. on february 14th he was arrested yet again, the 16th time for violating his parole. he had cut off his gps ankle
bracelet. to steven russell, it was a relief. >> you guys thought he was in prison? >> yeah, he was -- he was in jail and he had a violation of parole. failure to register as a sex offender, he kept taking the tracking device, removing the tracking device, so when he was picked up, we knew he was going to get some time and so, there was a big relief. >> reporter: the relief was short-lived. his 16th parole violation was considered not enough to hold him in a crowded jail. judge guilani made the decision and for the 16th time he was released. and what happened after that? >> he went over to my mother's house and killed her. he killed her, and he left her body in the backyard in a wheelbarrow. he raped her. he murdered her, and he robbed her. >> reporter: the state department of corrections says
overall, it's new policy is working well, but it's second in command says perhaps the judge was at fault for releasing him. >> i do, you know, consider the judge's position on this and not knowing i wouldn't second guess all the difficult decisions he has to make, but there were perhaps characteristics and abs buttes about that particular case or individual that should have been given more consideration and weight in the determination. >> reporter: steven russell found his mother in the backyard, police found him on the streets. he has been charged with murder and rape and technically his 17th parole violation. he's entered a plea of not guilty. >> that was drew griffin reporting. jerry brown, california's governor has to say to this. he's not talking to drew and the department of corrections did, telling drew the real issue is judges needing to do a better job determining who does and doesn't get out. drew spoke with parole officers
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there is breaking news tonight out of southern california in the disappearance of two children. isha has the details. >> breaking news, dramatic plea from the father of two missing children. reaching out to the man suspected in the disappearance of ethan and hanna, ages 8 and 16 and suspected of the murder of her mother and fire at the home. the mother's body was found. a statewide amber alert went out. a short time again mr. anderson spoke out. >> jim, i can't fathom what you were thinking. the damage is done. i'm begging you to let my daughter go. you've taken everything else. hanna, we all love you very much. if you have a chance, you take it. you run. you'll be found.
>> mr. anderson did not mention his son, the sheriff's department officials saying they remain hopeful, he, too, is alive. a manhunt underway for james dimago, a friend of the murdered women. two men being held for tackling the alleged shooter in a pennsylvania town hall meeting. the suspect was angry with local officials. his home was condemned and purchased by the township. three men were killed in the shooting monday night. several other were wounded. the pennsylvania girl who under went lung transplants in june is up and walking with the help of a therapist and a walker. sar sarah's quest prompted for a change in policy. she turns 11 tomorrow. happy birthday. new details about a deadly python attack at a sleep over. heart breaking story.
6-year-old and his 4-year-old brother went to bed at afriend's apartment and were found dead the next morning. authorities believe a 100-pound python killed them after escaping through the cage and going through the ceiling. a host of ocean mysteries on abc joins me now. so jeff, what do you make of this? does it make sense a snake could do something like this? >> well, anderson, you can't forget what these snakes are. some of the most powerful predators on the planet and if you don't respect them and give them the space they need, they can be dangerous, and this is not the first time a human being has been killed by an after can rock python. with that said, this is incredibly, incredibly rare. humans are not the target pray for snakes like this. >> humans aren't on their food chain? >> no, not at all. this is an animal eating everything from large reptiles to about lope. they are big enough, especially a snake this size that's
somewhere between 10 and 15 feet in length weighing well over 100 pounds, this is a creature strong enough. it's strong and big enough to dispatch and swallow a small antelope. the price we can pay when we're not careful keeps these animals in a captive environment. >> some experts said the snake might have been snooked when it happened upon the kids and clung to them. do you think that's a possibility? >> no, that's not how they operate. they use a process of constriction as a way to kill their pray and basically, they are latching on with laser sharp teeth. they coil around their pray and as they inhale and tighten muscles along the sides of their body, the pray they are eating, in this case, the tragic death of these poor kids, they no longer have the ability to inhale. and rarely is it a defensive mechanism. what is unusual, though, is i've
heard reports that they weren't seeing lots of bite marks on the kids. typically they latch on and construct but not impossible for them to initiate the constriction. >> this may be a dumb question but if someone encounters a snake like this, what is the best thing to do? >> well, you know, try to not get entangled in the coils. this area in canada where it happened, it's actually illegal to keep this species of python and the reason why is because of tragic accidents like this. >> as -- if you were struggling, that allows the snake to contract even tighter, correct? >> absolutely. struggling, pushing away from that animal does not cause it to uncoil. in fact, you know, it will be surging with energy and that predatory reaction is in play and the more you struggle, the tighter it gets. the best thing to do, relax, get to the head and unravel the snake. the muscles that this creature uses to kill it's pray are in
the side of it's body. so if you push against it just the right way you can unravel it like a coil or spring. but if you're a little kid, you just don't have that information. >> just unthinkable. jeff, good talking to you. thanks. >> thanks, arou thanks, anderso >> we'll be right back. ering. ♪ come to the golden opportunity sales event to experience the precision handling of the lexus performance vehicles, including the gs and all-new is. ♪ this is the pursuit of perfection. ♪ it's been that way since the day you met. but your erectile dysfunction - it could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet
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tonight we have a story from georgia where a man went to mcdonalds and placed a standard to go order. chicken sapd witch, fries and seven double cheeseburgers but they only gave him six double cheeseburgers so he went back to rem dedy the situation. >> she was trying to get an attitude saying i'm going to call the police. >> that's right. it's been awhile since we had a good 911 call, right? >> i'm up here at the mcelderry done noolds up here and i ordered like, uh, seven burgers and i went to my vehicle, right, and i came back in and they took a burger from me. i told them they did was six burgers. they won't give me my burger. >> yeah, so the police weren't loving it at all. they actually arrest that gentleman charged him with abusing the 911 system and he had to spend the night in jail. he says he didn't know he was misusing 911 but that he did learn a lesson.
>> i would like to say check your food before you leave. always be careful when you go buy food anywhere you go. >> it's very true. clearly he's not been watching "the ridiculist" however because we've been over this. it bears repeating, do not call 911 if you're short a double cheese burger. any sandwich based situation is not an emergency. >> i'm at grateful deli and i specifically asked for little turkey and little hum and a lot of cheese and a lot of mayo and they are giving me a hard time. i was wondering if you could stop by. i was just wondering if you could just just -- >> you're calling 911 because you don't like the way they are making your sandwich? >> exactly. >> so then don't buy it. >> yeah. good advice, huh?
>> not an emergency, also, varying interpretations of the phrase all you can eat. >> what do you need the police department for? >> well, i'm eating at this restaurant, all you can eat fish. >> uh-huh. >> i just asked for some more fish. they gave me four pieces. >> okay. >> and they refuse to give me any more fish and it's on the sign in the front of the building all you can eat friday fish fry. >> and most of all, if you remember nothing else, if you and your spouse decide to make a bach of pot brownies, whatever happens next does not constitute an emergency. >> i think we're dying. >> how much did you guys have? >> i don't know. we made brownies and i think we're dead. i really do. time is going by, really, really, really slow. >> what's the score on the red wings game? >> if you can say i think we're dead. chances are, you're not dead. so next time you need a hockey score, there is not enough mayo
on your turkey sandwich or have a burger emergency, remember, there is no such thing and do not call 911. call us, we're in the book under ridiculist. look us up. that does it for us. see you again at 11:00 tonight. another edition of 360. another edition of 360. piers morgan live starts now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com this is percent morgis "pie" a super star's child in dangerer his son almost drowned today and he's in the hospital. it wasn't his fault. details on that. an escaped python kills two sleeping children. how did it happen snn why did it happen? should these deadly snakes ever be let out of zoos? we'll ask experts. a former gunman terp rises the courtroom. you won't believe what he said. is football ready for her. sarah