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and ran away. >> glor: also tonight, the new state of play in the race for president following the first contest in the south and west. >> u.s.a.! >> glor: why is the st. louisr: archdiocese urging churches to cut ties with the girl scouts?ti and, when a sightseeing helicopter crashed in hawaii, this couple came to the rescue. >> the lady started yelling please, help my son. he's only 15 years old, please get him out.'s captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> glor: good evening, i'm jeff glor. this is the western edition of the broadcast. at least six are dead, two others including a 14 year old girl are hurt following a series of shootings in michigan. a gunman opened fire last night at three separate locations in kalamazoo. the suspect now in custody is 45 year old jason dalton. a driver for the car service uber.
he was acting unstable hours before the shootings.rs anna werner is in kalamazoo. >> he started driving really erratically. we were running stop signs.y. >> reporter: matt mellen says his uber driver was out of control. >> we were kind of driving through medians, driving through the lawn, speeding along and a then finally once he came to a stop, i jumped out of the car and ran away. >> reporter: police say just hours later, that same man jason brian dalton began a series of random shootings. the first victim was an unidentified woman at the meadows townhomes on theom outskirts of kalamazoo were shot multiple times and is expected to survive. approximately four hours later and eight miles away, 53 year old richard smith and his 17 year old son tyler were fatally shot while looking at cars at the seely ford kia dealership. 15 minutes later, five people were gunned down in their vehicles in the parking lot of aot cracker barrel restaurant alongacke
among the victims there were mary lou nye, 62. mary jo nye, 60, dorothy brown, 74, and barbara hawthorne, 68. a 14 year old passenger in oneng of the vehicles remains in grave condition. it was just after midnight when c a senior sheriff's deputy spotted the 45 year old's car leaving the parking lot of a downtown kalamazoo bar. dalton surrendered without a fight. >> that we have a suspect in custody is a testament to the work of these people here in this room. their departments and the many officers that serve this community. >> reporter: cbs news has learned that law enforcement has multiple crime scene surveillance videos, some described as graphic and disgusting. >> there is no connection that we're aware of between the three different sets of victims to each other or any of the victims to mr. dalton.
-- at random. >> reporter: uber's chief. security officer joe sullivan released this statement.an dalton is married with children. chad landon is his neighbor. >> he mainly stuck to himself. he played music all night long, listened to music. there is always banging butu never a concern that anything like this would happen. >> reporter: dalton is expected to be arraigned tomorrow and a face six counts of murder, two of attempted murder and eight counts of felony use of a firearm, jeff? >> glor: anna werner, thank you. now campaign 2016. donald trump's victory in south carolina, the primary there gives him a commanding lead ind the early delegate count but with more than 1,200 delegates needed for the republicans nomination, there is a long way to go.
clinton's big night in nevada a put her almost a quarter of the way toward her party's nomination. we have both races covered beginning with major garrett and the g.o.p. >> when you win it's beautiful. >> we will never, ever forget south carolina. >> on this night in south carolina, we took the first step forward in the beginning of aan new american century. >> friends, once again, we have made history. >> reporter: as donald trump loves to say, there's only one winner. for the first time his supporters he could see the finish line. >> let's put this thing away. >> on "face the nation," trump dialed expectations back, slightly. >> i don't want to say it'sig mine, certainly i'm leading, there is no question about that. but we've got a long way to go.t >> reporter: marco rubio said the anti-trump vote matters more than the trump vote. >> over 70% of republicanslt nationally have basically said we're not voting for donald trump. >> ted cruz said on "face the nation" republicans watching hillary clinton's victory in
election matchup they can win. >> we want someone who can beat w hillary and i beat hillary and donald sadly the polling shows doesn't. >> reporter: trump, cruz and rubio all have the money and organization to carry on.n. but rubio's never come close to winning and cruz has lost two straight after his victory in iowa. soon it will not be enough just to slow trump down. >> i am suspending my campaign.spen >> reporter: jeb bush finished fourth and broke. bush and his allies spent more than $120 million and never n finished in the running and collected a paltry three delegates. john kasich helped drive bushpe out of the race and hopes to persuade voters he now deserves a longer look. >> we have risen in the national polls.en we're still strong. we've got good grass roots and everybody just hang on. things are going to settle down. a >> reporter: the campaign now heads to nevada which holds caucuses tuesday. jeff, a week after that, the biggest day on the g.o.p. nomination calendar, the march 1st super tuesday primariese
delegates will be awarded. >> glor: major, thank you very much.na n for democrats the road to super tuesday runs through south carolina next weekend. here's nancy cordes. >> we just won nevada! >> reporter: a victorious >> clinton headed straight for houston, texas, one of a dozen o states that will vote on super tuesday, march 1st. >> something really special is happening here. >> reporter: on "face the nation," a disappointed sanders tried to put his loss in context. >> we lost yesterday in nevada by five points. a month ago we were 25 points behind. >> reporter: for clinton, a 48n, hour blitz of the vegas strip paid off. she won the state's most populous county by ten points.oi >> final count, 190 for secretary clinton-- and 81 people in the preference group for senator sanders.r >> reporter: louisa marale is a maid at caesar's palace.
clinton. >> reporter: why? >> because she is beautiful human. >> reporter: women, older voters and african americans were all key to clinton's victory.ns >> hillary! >> reporter: but younger voters... >> feel the bern! >> reporter: ...once again went overwhelmingly for sanders.or >> you need help right now with the debt you already have. >> reporter: clinton made this appeal to new graduates in her victory speech. >> that's why i have a plan to cut your interest rates and cap payments so you never have to pay more than you can afford. >> reporter: sanders insists he'll bounce back with wins on super tuesday in oklahoma, colorado, minnesota and his home state of vermont. >> we're going to see the
of the united states. >> reporter: but first he will have to make up ground here in south carolina which holds its democratic primary next weekend. several thousand people have come out here in greenville, south carolina tonight to hear sanders speak.caro and he has got the entire state to himself today because hillary clinton is fundraising in california. >> glor: nancy cordes, thank you.lo the south pacific nation of fiji is recovering from one of theover biggest storms ever recorded in the southern hemisphere. cyclone winston with winds of up to 177 miles an hour, so far atr, least ten deaths have been f reported. communications are still downre s and rescue workers have yet to r search the rubble of many t destroyed homes. nearly 130 people were killed today in a series of bombings in syria. the attacks in neighborhoods in the cities of damascus and homs. and it came as secretary of state john kerry announced ary preliminary ceasefire. a
>> reporter: in the early r afternoon, explosions from two car bombs ripped through abs residential neighborhood in homs. this is a pro-assad area so thessad attack was clearly anti- government.ar and isis has claimed responsibility. a few hours later in suburbaner damascus, several more bombs went off. and isis says it planted them too. friday's ceasefire deadlineid proposed by the united states and russia came and went with no pause in the fighting. though all sides say they're still willing to negotiate a temporary truce. this weekend president basharst al-assad said it publicly in an interview. but he doesn't trust the opposition fighters to lay downound their arms. and they certainly don't trust him. so the war grinds on. around syria's biggest city aleppo, russian planes and the
together in a huge offensive designed to cut off the opposition supply lines. at the moment they're winning, one more reason the syrian m government may be dragging its heels on a truce. but the pressure jeff is building. president obama is expected to speak with russian president vladimir putin in the coming days to try and hammer out details of some kind of pause in this war. >> glor: liz, thank you. the dalai lama had some reassuring words for his followers today, speaking inis minneapolis, he said he is inn good health after a prostate treatment at the mayo clinic last month. he is 80 years old. the catholic archdiocese of st. louis has issued a letter asking pastors to cut ties with local girl scout troops. the church says it is concerned about the scout's positions onut social issues, here's jamie m yuccas. >> reporter: for almost arc hundred years the girl scouts of l eastern missouri and archdiocese of st. louis have partnered in
women. today nearly 4,000 scouts meet in st. louis parishes. but this week the archbishop disbanded the catholic committee on girl scouts because of ongoing concerns that the organization exhibits a increasingly incompatible with our catholic values. with the. >> reporter: brian miller with the catholic youth apostolate in st. louis. >> values of same-sex marriage. or the transgender issue keeps coming up, something with our catholic faith, there is a conflict there. >> reporter: in the letter the archbishop says girl scouts the promote role models in conflict with catholic values such as gloria steinem and betty friedan.te reaction on social media to theda archbishop came fast. one woman says as a catholic i am disgusted by the archbishop's letter.hb i hope my parish decides to le continue girl scouts.in
thank you archbishop carlson. on the church's online question and answer section, there is a post asking, "can i still buy girl scout cookies?" the response, each person must act in accord with their conscience. the girl scouts of easterns missouri says on its websites on that it values its long-standing partnerships with religiousg organizations and remains committed to being an inclusive group. bonnie barczykowski is the c.e.o.ar >> we can build girls ofo. courage, confidence and character who truly make our world a better place. >> reporter: jeff, the. archbishop does not call for a ban on girl scouts. instead he is creating a catholic committee for girlss cr formation that will promotemitt catholic values and leadership. >> glor: jamie, thank you. up next, the police unions t calling for a beyonce boycott. and, a historic photo finish at
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on officers to boycott her concerts over what they say is a dangerous message. jericka duncan has this story. >> reporter: because beyonce and her dancers dressed in tribute to the black panther party known for its confrontations with police, some law enforcement officials say the mega star is out of line. javier ortiz is with the miami fraternal order of police. >> we're not going to put up with her anti-police message. >> i work hard . >> reporter: in parts of her music video, a young black boy puts his hands up in front of police. the words "stop shooting us"ot appear in graffiti. and now some police union heads are calling on officers to refuse to work beyonce's concerts for her upcoming world tour which is sold out in 16 cities. the president of nashville's fraternal order of police said,
support the works of artists who promote a false narrative of law enforcement attacks on black citizens." new york sergeant's benevolent association tells cbs news, "as a celebrity figure beyonce should take greater responsibility in her divisive actions that further complicate relationships between communities of color and thegu members of law enforcement." but they are not suggesting a boycott. tampa's police department made light of the controversy with this tweet that says, officers have been in formation for days, signing up to keep the beehive safe. last october director quentin tarantino walked with protesters to condemn police brutality saying he was on the side of the murdered. the nypd took offense and encouraged people to boycott "the hateful eight," but that movie ended up grossing more than $131 million worldwide. >> glor: jericka, thank you very much. after 500 miles it was decided
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>> glor: finally tonight, you may have seen that dramatic video of a sightseeing helicopter crashing last week in hawaii, now we're hearing from the people who not onlyo witnessed the crash but raced to the rescue. here's chris martinez. >> reporter: this video capturess the moment a tourist helicopter plunged from the sky. what it doesn't show is the daring rescue that came after shawn winrich put down his camera. >> a bunch of people jumped in the water and tried to help the survivors. >> reporter: among the rescuers, 57-year-old navy veteran juan valerio, he and his family were planning to visit the pearl
took over. >> i ran in with all my clothes and swam out to the helicopter. >> reporter: he found a woman and as he swam with her... >> she started yelling, "please help my son, he's only 15 years s old, he's stuck in the helicopter. please get him out." >> reporter: he says that teen was still strapped in his seatl as the helicopter began sinking. it took rescuers nearly 10 minutes to free the boy andrl bring him to shore. where valerio's wife alicia, a critical care nurse was waiting. >> we need to do what we can for this young boy. >> we were all strangers to one another. we didn't know each other but everybody collectively was able to work really well with one another >> reporter: the pilot and the family of four canadian tourists all survived. as for valerio's family, they never made it to the pearl harbor memorial, but their two sons got a valuable lesson about bravery and courage.
that, i could do that. anything that happens, any >> reporter: chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. >> glor: that is the "cbs evening news" tonight. later on cbs, "60 minutes." and first thing tomorrow, "cbs this morning." m i'm jeff glor in new york. good night.ff captioning sponsored by cbs media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.orgby media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.orga crash in the valley takes the life of a bicyclist and authorities say alcohol is to blame. how members of the cycling community are reacting to this tragedy. heating up on the campaign trail. the crucial role... our state is playing on the road to the white house this weekend.// now, nevada's first choice for
edition > good evening. thanks for joining us. a bicyclist is dead and a pedestrian injured in two separated crashes involving suspected drunk drivers. both wrecks happened during the early morning hours... just 30 minutes apart. karen castro is live at saints rose parkway and the i-15... where the bicyclist was killed in a collision with an a-t-v. karen? ((karen castro)) nhp says the atv should have never been on the street... and the driver of the off-road vehicle should have never been driving drunk. but now, a bicyclist, who was playing by the rules, is dead as a result. (( )) ((karen castro)) a 59-year-old bicyclist was killed early sunday morning on saint rose parkway near the i-15... a popular spot for avid riders. ((wesley hollero - bicyclist: this probably the most focused we can get as far as training outdoors in a long distance straight line through saint
hollero is among the bicyclist who frequent the area... often riding along the bike trails. but sometimes, his triathlon training takes him to the streets. ((wesley hollero - bicyclist: there's been quite a few close calls only we can do is stay on the right side, stay away form debris or anything that goes in the bike path.)) ((karen castro)) n-h-p says the victim was riding on the far right side of the road and wearing safety gear. however, it wasn't enough to stop a man illegally driving an atv on the street from killing him. investigators believe he was drunk and walked away with minor injuries. ((trooper chelsea stuenkel - nhp: we just can't remind people enough to not drive impaired.)) ((karen castro)) just half an hour later, metro was called out to investigate another crash involving a drunk driver who took off, leaving a pedestrian hanging on to life. richard strader - metro pd: there was a witness, a civilian, who followed the driver until police caught up to them on the north east side of town. the driver was stopped by police, was impaired.)) ((karen maryland parkway and charleston... where police believe the pedestrian was jaywalking.