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witnesses an execution that they feel is going to somehow make them feel better about the child or husband or grandmother they lost, and then it's over too fast, too little, too whatever because it can't bring your child back. it can't bring your spouse back, and it becomes very unsatisfying. so it doesn't provide the healing that you hoped. >> pretty incredible answer >> pretty incredible answer there from susan sore ran done. -- captions by vitac -- >> tonight the drug fie -- violence so many central american kids are fleeing. >> a dire warning from israel and hamas leaders, you target us, we'll target your airliners. it's a slam dunk for his home state and rebound for lebron james. >> we begin with thousands of kids in limbo here in the united states and more coming every
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single day. in a moment, reporting you won't see anywhere else from deep in southern mexico tonight in the middle of the human wave of kids and adults rolling north from guatemala, honduras el salvador but first, the reception they are getting when they come here. the secretary of homeland security visited the boarder. jay johnson, the guy in the white shirt had a message for anyone trying to enter the country illegally, he said we'll send you back. unmexican undocumented kid haves not sent back. administration wants more money for the judges to hear cases. however, many immigrants never go before a judge. they are sent on their way with summons to appear and many never do which may explain why bus loads sparked angry protest at receiving centers in the southwest. more on that right now from our randi kaye. >> we want. >> justice. >> reporter: in league city,
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texas, they are fighting mad using their voice and vote to tell the federal government don't even think about it. while there is no plan to bring any children who have illegally crossed the boarder to this community, the sit advertise counsel voted on the issue anyway, passing a city ordinance this week banning the processing and detention of undocumented immigrants. the message, they are not welcome here. >> we have veterans that are homeless that can't even get medical care, but we're going to house these people on a military basis and it just makes me sick. >> reporter: one city council member even suggesting the federal government is secretly finding shelters for the tens of thousands of central american immigrants. >> if they are going behind the backs of local authorities to establish detention centers in communities about our size, we have to be proactive. we have to plan for this. >> reporter: and they are not just planning in texas. in marietta, california where
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i'm gran immigrants arrived, protesters blocked the road way. >> you're obstructing the road way. >> reporter: the protesters chant go back home. the buses turned around carrying 140 undocumented women and children to another community hoping to find a different response. >> usa! >> reporter: perhaps they should try heading north to michigan where the wolverine human services center is offering to take in some of the children crossing the boarder. they are looking to house 60 to 120 boys ages 12 to 17. even here, though, that news doesn't sit well with residents. >> if you don't stand for something, you're going to fall for anything. >> i love everybody, i'm a christian but the bible tells me to obey man's laws and the law says you must come to our country legally. i love these people and have
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compassion for them but we do not need hem here taking our money, services and children's time. >> reporter: no doubt it will get uglier before it gets better as many on this side of the boarder worry about their jobs, their children and continue to associate the influx of helpless immigrant children with drugs. >> it's going to be easy for the cartel to come in and set up operations here. >> reporter: randi kaye, cnn new york. a lot of reporting on this tonight. let's dig deeper with the former los angeles mayor. when you see that, what do you think? >> it breaks your heart. the role of a leader is to be a uniter, not polarize people. roll up your sleeves and try to fix this problem and this is a problem of huge proportions. it's a crisis, humanitarian crisis. >> were you surprised the buses turned around?
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>> i was. i was criticized. i welcomed a million immigrants. four days later when the kids closed down freeways, i arrested them. you can't close down roads that way and stop the federal government from doing their job. i'm surprised that we just turned those buses around in the way they did. >> how do you see this crisis? i mean, on the one hand you can say it's an immigration crisis, that it clearly, anyone can understand protests of people concerned about resources. on the other hand in other countries, you look at the refugees coming from syria and we expect jordan and turkey to take care of those people, some people would look at this as a refugee crisis. >> look, the crime rate in san padro honduras is anywhere from six to ten times greater than the crime rate of chicago, as an example. there is a crisis going on in
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these countries in honduras and guatemala and el salvador and we got to address that crisis. my former czar for dealing with prevention, intervention with gangs was working with u.s. aid to address the gang problem that's an epidemic there. >> you see the reason many of these kids are coming as legitimate? they are legitimately fearful for their lives in the countries they are living? they are not just coming to look for a better life? >> everything i understand, many of these kids are fleeing that crime wave, that situation, some of them are targeted for murder and assassination. there are others that may becoming in, as some have said. that's why we do have to have the resources to be able to look at each one of these cases to make sure these people have
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representation to make sure that we're evaluating each case carefully. so i don't support the notion we should expedite the deportation of the people. that's not the answer. >> you don't think the 2008 law that gives special treatment to those from central america shouldn't be appealed or altered? >> not yet. if it is, it has to provide protection for due process for these kids. many are children. some of them are trying to reunite with their families, and it seems to me that we should treat this more carefully than we have. we should stop the political football, if you will, you know, and on both sides. >> it sounds like also you're saying, i mean, a key component is dealing with the root problem in honduras, in el salvador and guatemala with the violence, doing something to help in that situation. >> senator bill nelson talked
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about the role, the impact of sequester on drug efforts, on fighting these cartels in those areas. there is no question that we're going to have to put resources to address this crisis. it's origin. not just at the boarder. so the notion that the national guard or just beefing up the boarder is going to solve the problem. these people aren't being apprehended. they are giving up. they are walking into boarder patrol stations and saying take me. >> to somebody who says look, there are kids in chicago who are living in violence and under threat every day from gun violence and getting killed in huge numbers. you know, resources should be used to help kids here at home rather than we can't take care of all the world's kids, can we? >> we can't and we do have to address the crisis in our cities, the gang violence, the
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crime, victimizes young people, people of color in poor communities but that's not excuse for doing nothing here. we have to address this crisis, just as you said. turkey is taking syrian refugees. lebanon is taking on those refugees. italy is taking on african refuge refugees. america has to address this in a humane way and a way that understands. it's a complicated issue. it shouldn't be poll lit sized. i support immigration reform. that won't fix this problem now. >> yeah. >> this problem needs resources. it needs focussed -- >> and it's not going away. >> comprehensive effort. >> it's not going away any time soon. >> mr. mayor, great to have you on. >> appreciate it. thanks very much. set your dvr and watch 360 any time you want. the breaking news out of israel.
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the warning for anyone flying in and out of the country and we'll take you south of the border to central america to see how kids are coming up here. more on that ahead. we'll be right back. i make a lot of purchases for my business.
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we're talking about kids in limbo here and across mexico to get here. gary tuchman spent time with people on the road fleeing, he's been reporting from mexico's southern boarder where law enforcement seems to exist in name and uniform only. >> i want to give you an idea how open this is. there are police here. there are police all over here and nobody minds people are going across the river from guatemala into mexico. you can see this family of three, a mother, father, little boy that told me they are ready to go on the raft. they are made of huge inner tubes and going from guatemala into mexico and hoping to get
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into the united states. >> gary tuchman joins us. where are you joining us from tonight and what did you see today? >> reporter: right now, anderson, we're in guatemala just a few hundred feet behind me is the boarder station in the nation of mexico. what we saw today is interesting. to get across the boarder from guatemala to mexico, they swim, walk through the river and pay the equivalent of $1.30. things get serious into mexico behind me. right away when you get there, there is a big mural that says coyote path and there is a picture of a coyote, they are referring to the human smugglers known as coyotes. that's how they meet up with coyotes who will help them the rest of the way, it's 1600 miles from here to arizona to help them get here. to cross the river from guatemala to mexico $1.30, to get a coyote, $3,000 a head. that's where the serious business starts.
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we met children, mothers, migrants trying to go to a pretty big city in the southern tip of mexico. they go there because there are shelters, there are churches, there is food, there is aid for people who are planning the trip. and no one cast judgements here in guatemala and southern mexico. everybody know there is are migrants everywhere. it's not a secret who what is going on. we saw lots of people preparing their journeys. many have been there before and kicked out multiple times. we spoke to one man that's been kicked out of the u.s. and mexico four times. >> one woman i heard stopped to give birth, tell us about that. >> reporter: right, there was a catholic church in the mexican town behind us, it's a clinic for people that have been seriously hurt. there are many people that's
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been injured on the beast, that's the freight train that get injumped and sent to the clinic but we saw a mother and her six-day-old baby. she was trying to get to the united states but had to stop because she was nine months pregnant. there was her daughter and her daughter's child. the four of them were in the clinic, waiting until the baby gets bigger and all four of them, including the baby will continue the journey and they want to try to get to the united states, also. >> remarkable reporting. thanks so much. joining us now is sonia, prize winning author of enrique's journey. she went back to bare witness to an 11-year-old boy's attempt, christian is his name to escape not poverty but violence. she's seen three killed in front of him.
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he saw a man shot three years ago, still remembers the plums the man was holding rolling down the street coated in blood. christian's story runs in this sunday's new york times. an extraordinary article. i just tweeted it out. thank you for being with us. your article which i just read about life for these kids in honduras is truly eye opening, whatever you think about what should happen to these kids here in the united states, it is truly extraordinary what these kids are facing, the violence they are facing in their communities in honduras, you say elementary schools there are run by drug lords in some cases. at one school, i'm going to show pictures you took of students there, traffickers recruit kids inside the school to distribute drugs. >> that's right. i mean, there has been a huge shift in the decade since i went to this neighborhood. the drugs that used to run up
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the caribbean corridor, you know, we put billions of dollars to stop the drugs moving from colombia to the united states in this way. so the traffickers have simply rerouteed to honduras and about four and five planes now land in honduras with this cocaine heading north. and these narco cartels have really established an enormous grip on some neighborhoods and these children are their foot soldiers and a lot of schools are battle grounds and they want to recruit these children like christian to work for them, to rob, to extort people in the neighborhood and ultimately to become hit men and work for them in that way. you see children as young as six years old in christian's school being pressured to use marijuana and crack and christian was asked when he was 11 years old, you will use marijuana and crack, the attempt is to hook them with that and get them
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hooked on these drugs and then working for them and many of them are threatened with their lives and so many of these kids have been threatened several times and that's why i really see these children as refugees. i believe that unlawful immigrants should be deported to their home countries but this is a very different migration. these children are fleeing for their lives. they are refugees and we should be treating them as refugees and opening refugee centers and dealing with their cases in this way. like we ask other countries to do. >> i mean, one of the things that sort of really opened my eyes about your article, not just kids being caught in the cross fire but being targeted specifically being raped, killed, being murdered, every kid that you talked to seem to have known multiple people, many other kid whose had already been killed. so when you talk about this as a refugee crisis, you use it in the way you say look, there is
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syrian refugees fleeing violence and war in syria who are in jordan, turkey and elsewhere and we expect jordan and turkey to take care of them. you're comparing it basically to a similar situation here. >> absolutely. i mean, what i saw in this neighborhood where the boy i wrote about in my book grew up, the pressures these children face to join up and work with the narco traffickers is no different than what many child soldiers face in bosnia. and so i believe that our country should take a compassion et and humane approach. i think many americans distinguish between someone who comes here as an economic migrant fleeing poverty. i talked to many children, one boy carlos, i endured enormous poverty. he slept outside for a year when he was seven years old. he eats one out of every three
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days. you know, he's worked in a dump since he was seven years old and just faced enormous hardship, but it was the pressure from the cartels that pressure they tried to rape him, they tried to force him to use crack. they try to force him to be a hit man. that is what is convincing him to leave. it's not the poverty. i think many americans would say let's send economic migrants back to the home countries but we're compassion et towards people fleeing for their lives and we asked other countries to be compassionate. >> you're advocating for refugee camps where due process rights and judges hear cases and are trained to talk to kids but this current thing of sort of sending kids around the country, that's not something you think really is feasible? >> well, i think what americans don't like is that these children are coming and they are
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being processed and they are being released and many of them, you know, they don't show up to immigration court hearings and blend into the wood work. what i'm saying is let's take a humane but practical approach, set up refugee camps, bring judges to adjudicate and bring in judges that know child sensitive interviewing techniques and let's give these kids attorneys because you can't ask them to go before an immigration judge and get full due process if they don't have an attorney by their side. we are currently propping up five-year-olds, seven-year-olds in immigration courts and if you're a murderer in this country, you're entitled to public defender but for f you're an immigrant, you're not entitled to any kind of government-funded legal representation. so i think if you want due process, you've got to give that child an attorney and let them see, are they really a refugee?
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do they qualify under our laws? if they do, let them in and if they are an economic migrant don't let them in. don't release them to blend into the wood work, which is what bothers people and if they don't qualify, send them back. >> just briefly, to those who say look, there are kids as i said, there are kids in detroit, chicago who are getting, you know, under threat from gangs, and we're not able to take care of those kids, why should we -- you know, can we take care of the world's kids? >> we can take care of all of them. we've taken fewer refugees. the ceiling is 70,000 and we don't accept that many. i'm merely saying let's consider going back to pre 9/11 levels and we signed conventions saying
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we'll treat people who are refugees in this way and we expect other countries to behave humanely towards immigrants. i think this is not how a great country treats children who are fleeing for their lives. >> sonia, again, the article is in sunday's paper. i tweeted it out a few minutes ago because i think it's an extraordinary piece. just the description of these kids' lives in honduras is eye opening. i appreciate you being on. it's "the new york times" website, thank you so much. as always, you can find out more on this story and others on hamas warning it will target the airport outside tell vooef with rockets. and lebron james, why he left and what made him come back. what am i thinking about? foreign markets. asian debt that recognizes
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. breaking news, hamas militants plan to target airports. that came as they pounded gaza with air strikes. they won't consider a seize fire until rockets from gaza controlled by hamas stops. take a look. >> reporter: you can hear the sirens have just gone off. we're being told to get to a shelter. we're running.
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so now we just wait for the all clear. hopefully that will happen shortly. >> military says 570 rocket haves been fired from gaza, one hit a gas station today. three people were reportedly hurt. so far no israeli haves been killed. a much different story in ga sast. oc hundred haves been wounded, hospitals overwhelmed. ben wedeman is in gaza city and wolf blitzer. wolf you were near the boarder. you had to take cover. this new threat against the airport, are the rockets really that, i mean, does hamas have rockets they are actually able to aim that effectively? >> i don't think they can aim that effectively but clearly reach the airport from gaza. they have gone further north
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into tel aviv. they can really reach that area, but they are not very effective. they are not very precision, if you will, they could get lucky, though. it's one of the reason why pilots flying commercial aircraft into the airport have a little bit new procedure they have been doing to make sure everyone is safe. but there is a potential out there for a problem. >> and ben, more air strikes in gaza today. what's the latest there tonight? >> well, what we've been hearing is fairly steady naval bombardment to the north of here and we just heard on the hamas security radio that they are seeing a large amount of white smoke in the northern boarder. now we don't know exactly what that is but certainly much of the focus of israel's activity in the north has been in the north and that would be a
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possible area for a ground operation, if that were to take place but what we saw really is some sort of, we were going from house to house that had been destroyed in israeli air strikes this afternoon. one of them had been hit by a rocket and a four-year-old boy had his -- half of his head blown off. apart parently in that case thed not receive the phone call warning the family to move away. what happened is many people in the area told us we're getting out of here. it's getting too dangerous. >> there have been more than 800 wounded, 100 people have been killed so far. in terms of the medical situation, i mean, what is it like on the ground for people there? >> well, what you're seeing is almost sort of every two or three blocks, there are ambulances ready to go if
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something happens. but they have very limited medical facilities here, which are strained in the best of times but at the moment, really the doctors are overwhelmed, and it's not -- it's -- our figure is it's more than 500 wounded at this point, but because of sort of the extend of the israeli air strikes, often times there are air strikes, not on hospitals but close enough for instance to the european hospital now down near raffa that had windows broken out. so there is a variety of stresses and some ambulance drivers have been wounded, as well. so the medical system is in the best of times in bad shape here. now it's close to breaking. >> nearly 500, more than 500, not 800. wolf a rocket was fired into northern israel today. what more do we know about this? >> israelis responded with
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artillery shells and ended at least for now. they are worried there could be a two-front war, rockets from south and rockets from the north. right now they don't anticipate that could happen but that's something they have to worry about. my own sense based on my conversations, if the military were to move on the ground with tanks, armored personnel carriers, infantry going, not only would there be more causalities, by the way, but that could spark support for hamas for the palestinians from lebanon even from elsewhere on the west bank. so this crisis as bad as it is now, anderson, could easily escalate. >> wolf blitzer, appreciate you being with us. more than 570 rockets have been fired this week. many have been intercepted by the iron dome. that's what they call the country's missile defense
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system, can knock missiles out of the air in seconds. they began the iron dome in 2007. tom foreman shows us how the system works. >> reporter: just as hamas expanded the range of the rockets, so, too, has israel improved the iron dome system. they are claiming they are 90% successful in neutralizing the threat and affecting places like jerusalem. so how is this working? three key steps and we start with detection. every time any sort of rocket rises up out of gaza, high tech cameras and radar systems and computers start tracking them. figuring out how big they are, how fast they are traveling and most importantly where they are going because simultaneously analysis and targeting begins. if these computers determine that a rocket is headed off into the sea for example or going
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into a rural place where nobody is going to be heard, they just let them go but if it spots a rocket out here headed toward a place where people might be involv involved, then those same computers entered the destruction mode and that means these battery of missiles out there to fire and these missiles are guided from the ground electronically on board to get as close as they can, each carries some 24 pounds of high explosive, even though they are ten feet long and then they blow up blowing up everything in th air space. this is not cheap. the united states subsidized the program to the tune of about $235 million, and each of these defensive rockets cost about $62,000, but the clear goal here is to expand, expand, expand this system because the israelis and americans clearly feel iron
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dome built big enough could offer defense for much more robust missile attacks for much biggeren m enemies. they are celebrating in cleveland, doing cartwheels in the streets after lebron james' big announcement. and john walsh joins us, why he's renewing his on air fight against crime. doing it here on cnn. of the services your vehicle needs. so prepare your car for any road trip by taking it to an expert ford technician. because no matter your destination good maintenance helps you save at the pump. get our multi-point inspection with a synthetic blend oil change, tire rotation, brake inspection and more for $29.95 or less. get a complete vehicle checkup only at your ford dealer.
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the nation's wait is over, lebron games is coming home, two national championships, the free agent is returning to cleveland
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joining the cavaliers once again. unlike the journey south it was low key except for the celebration in cleveland. we'll take you there in a moment but first, here is martin savidge. >> i hope he never wins anything in miami. >> reporter: four years ago cleveland's anger at lebron james spilled out into the streets. after seven seasons at the city's favorite, it's known as the decision that rocked cavalier's fans. >> i'm going to take my talents to south beach and join the miami heat. >> reporter: a few days later in miami, lebron was given a hero's welcome. and had some predictions for how many championships he would help win for miami. the feat he failed to do in cleveland. >> not three, not four, not five, not six, not seven. we believe we can win multiple championships. >> reporter: the owner channels the rage of his team's fan base
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in a letter called lebron's move heartless and callous and a betrayal. that went beyond lebron's time with the team. he was one of them, born and raised in akron. he was so dominant in high school, that sports illustrated dubbed him the chosen one. >> simply put, dan, lebron james is the best high school basketball player i've seen. >> reporter: espn made the move of televising his high school basketball games. he was the first player chosen on ice. >> the cavaliers select lebron james. >> reporter: and it seemed like fate when he was picked by the cleveland cavaliers. his last four seasons with the miami heat have helped cement his legacy as the dominant player of his era, the heat have reached the fines every year and won two championships.
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but with the heat's loss in the finals this year, and some of his key teammates past their primes, there were hints that james was eyeing a return to cleveland. he held the league on edge, and in cleveland, it was deja vu all over again, but this time the chosen one would return. writing in sports illustrated, no northeast ohio knottnothing given, everything is earned. you work for what you have. i'm ready to accept the challenge. i'm coming home. >> martin savidge joins us from cleveland. as a cleveland native, you felt four years ago when lebron left overnight. has it once again overnight gone the other way from villain back to hero? >> reporter: oh, yeah. i should point out that the reason people here were so upset was that he's family. so when he left, it's kind of like a family member leaving. like family, you forgive, you forget, and that is clearly what
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has happened and now, they are ready to forget everything in the past and cheer nothing but the future and here with my friends -- [ cheers ] >> reporter: since it's the last of the day, calling it quits and join them celebrating. >> do we know how big is the deal? how much money is he going to make? >> reporter: one more time. >> how much money is he going to make? how big a deal is this? >> reporter: you know, the exact finances haven't been put out there. it's been talked about something like 20 some, 22 million maybe per year. people talk about here not so much how much he'll get paid. how much it means to the local economy. it was estimated when he left, it was $250 million a year that walked with him due to lost business, ticket sales and that. he means a lot to this city, some of it, of course, is by the heart, some of it is by the wallet. everything is done back in time
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for him to do. >> martin savidge, have a great night. thanks so much. john walsh on his return to cnn, tv here on cnn. what continues to drive him. we'll be right back. you never know what might be out there. the ambulance racing by you. the ambulance chaser... chasing the ambulance. a rollerblader with headphones who's oblivious to everything. the cab driver who's checking out the rollerblader. it's 360 degrees of chaos out there. but with driver-assist technology, including a blind spot system and a rear-view camera, the ford fusion will help tell you when it's coming. ♪
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>> tonight's american journey began with the murder of a six-year-old boy. adam's father is john walsh, the host of "america's most wanted." 33 years ago life as he knew it was shattered. >> reporter: john walsh then 36 years old had a great life, successful hotel developer he lived in south florida with his wife and a six-year-old son named adam but that summer, tragedy changed his life
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forever. reeve had taken adam to the local shopping mall and left him alone to look at video games. >> she said i'll go over two isles away and pay for the lamp. stay here. she came back four minutes later and he was gone. >> reporter: adam's disappearance started a frantic search but there was no sign of the missing boy. >> i'll never forget the first night we had searchers and i was so naive i thought back, this has to be parents that lost their child to a drunk driver or maybe a woman who had miscarriage, who would take a six-year-old boy. >> reporter: walsh went on a national media campaign begging for help. >> the contributions just for the reward fund are well over $120,000. >> reporter: 16 days after adam went missing, walsh was in new york for an appearance for "good morning america" the severed head of a little boy was found. >> i trashed that hotel room. i don't even remember it. i broke everything in the room,
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and the security came in, and calmed me down. they brought a doctor. i said i have to do the toughest thing i have ever had to do. i got to call my wife. >> reporter: adam's body wasn't found, neither was his killer. >> everything was falling apart, couldn't work, lost 20 pounds. >> reporter: walsh went to speak with the medical examiner to make sure he didn't die in vein. he said the best advice. he started adam walsh child resource center that merged with the national center for missing and exploited children and in 1988 he started his own television show, "america's most wanted." the show put the spotlight on fugitives on the run and enlisted the public's help in catching them. >> in july 1990 rusty garrett. >> reporter: after 23 years on the air, the show and walsh contributed to the capture of more than 1,000 criminals,
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including the high profile capture of elizabeth smart's captors. walsh always kept the hope his own son's killer would be found and brought to justice. he always suspected otis tool was responsible for his son adam's death. tool died in prison while serving a life sentence but it wasn't until 2008, near he three decades after adam was murdered, police finally named tool as the likely killer. >> for 27 years we've been asking who could take a six-year-old boy and murder him and decapitate him, who? we needed to know. we needed to know. and today we know. >> reporter: walsh and his wife had three more children after adam and stayed together despite many hard years of emotional turmoil. their work kept them strong in
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audition to his television shows, walsh lobbied for victim's rights and tougher laws for sex offenders. it's a crusade for this grieving flat there lasted more than 30 years and continues to this day. >> he's a remarkable man. john is part of the cnn family. "the hunt" with john walsh premieres this sunday night. i want to talk about your new program. what made you decide to get back into "the hunt". >> you know, i had 25 great years on fox and on "america's most wanted" and i think the public, the worldwide public allowed me to do incredible things. >> the number of people you apprehended. >> close to 1300 in 45 countries, 17 off the ten most wanted list alone, multiple off the marshalls 15 most wanted, i think close to 40 people and the biggest thing, the thing i'm most proud of is that we recovered 61 missing children alive, elizabeth smart being
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probably the most -- >> she credits you with a lot. >> they said the guy they had mistakenly accused and died of a heart attack in jail was the final guy and we never stopped doing the story and her mom and dad never gave up looking for her. i had the great run, but "the hunt" is going to be beautifully shot, big emphasis on the victims. people will look at it and say this could happen to me. >> you really see the impact on the victims. >> the collateral damage. the first guy, shane miller, convicted felon, not supposed to own a gun, history of domestic abused, married a wonderful woman and had two little girls and decided she's had enough like so many. we're the domestic homicide capital of the world. he murders her and shoots in the face his five-year-old and eight-year-old daughter. you know how much i hate people that hurt children, okay? they start a manhunt.
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they go this guy is dangerous, police say he's our guy. biggest manhunt in northern california history. they find a bunker that he has 46 automatic weapons, serious assault rifles and 100,000 rounds of ammunition. so now they say we not only got a child murderer, we got a murderer of his wife and we have a nut case able to buy or acquire assault weapons and stash them for a run. so i looked at that case and went got to be the first case. got to be the guyme. the whole two towns are paralyzed with fear. if you kill a child, you'll kill anybody. >> this is something which, you were still as passionate if not more so than ever. >> i spent that year off looking around, raising money for the national center for missing and exploded children, and i would look at my facebook page and i would look at different things and people went like, you know
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the fbi and marshalls want you to saddle back up. you caught more guys than any fbi agent in the history of the country. anderson, somebody knows where this guy is, that big hot spotlight on cnn and the hunt will be on him and i hope we catch him in two minutes. >> i'm glad you saddled up, thank you. >> you're the guy that told me i should be on cnn, thank you. >> again "the hunt with john walsh" premieres this sunday at 9:00 p.m. eastern. we'll be right back. i make a lot of purchases for my business. and i get a lot in return with ink plus from chase. like 50,000 bonus points when i spent $5,000 in the first 3 months after i opened my account. and i earn 5 times the rewards on internet, phone services and at office supply stores. with ink plus i can choose how to redeem my points. travel, gift cards, even cash back.
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time now for "the ridiculist." we're adding sneaky sneaks. slitting all up in your grill tonight. let me take you to alabama where a construction worker made a
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discovery in a bathroom. this creeps me out. when you talk about unwanted discoveries in bathrooms, something long and dark and in a toilet, there are no good options. >> i looked in the bathroom and saw a snake in the commode. i thought it was a joke. i pulled the door up and said wow. >> you said it, pal, wow. what is a person to do, call the police, of course. >> said i don't think y'all know what you're getting into. i said i think we do. what do you have? i don't think you understand how big this is. okay. i have a picture of it. i said by all means, let us see. it was so much bigger in person, definitely. [ laughter ] >> sometimes just bigger in person. the snake is bigger in person than they look in a photograph or pet store. anyway, that officer was actually the one who stepped up and removed the snake. apparently her male colleagues and the construction workers just looked on.
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>> she crazy. i said lord have mercy. >> now -- [ laughter ] >> i don't think she is crazy. i think the word is she's brave and that's something i can appreciate because i am nothing if not brave around snakes. >> you just want to reach in, be careful. >> no, no, there is no way i'll reach into a bag of snakes. >> hold your handout, hold your hand out. both hands. >> okay. >> didn't you used to have a gardener snake? >> yes that was a long time ago. >> let him go -- >> what are you doing. >> this is a good sport. >> maybe i'm scared of snakes. i'm working on it. i have a sponsor, someone helping me with my fear. >> i have had it with these mother [ bleep ] snakes on this mother [ bleep ] plane. >> it's a classic, but look, i'm just glad i wasn't the lady in santa fe driving around when her engine stopped working. there was a seven-foot python
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there and luckily there was a by stander around to help. >> i hate seeing a woman stuck on the side of the road looking right at me, flicked it's tongue and creeped me out. >> a police officer helped me out in this situation. the by stander is a little wary. >> have a tendency to pop my hood. >> sometimes you got to pop your own hood. i don't know what that means. just, you know, just doesn't sound right, though. don't pop your hood on the side of the road. that's my advice. for the people and snakes, everyone is fine, one snake was released. other was turned over to animal control and tonight they are curled up warm somewhere on "the ridiculist." that does it for us. see you at 11:00 p.m. for another edition of "360." another edition of "360." the six tties starts now.