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welcome back. the controversial hillary clinton's private e-mail server while she was secretary of state continues to dog her on the campaign trail. a top congressional republican is calling for a federal investigation into thousand of e-mails that were deleted by a denver tech firm hosting her server deletions came after congress issued a for mall order to preserve such records. the person who performed the purge could face federal charges of obstruction of justice. clinton dismissed it all as politically motivated. >> because, you know, the fbi resolved all of this. their report answered all the questions.
i believe i created so many jobs in the conspiracy theory machine factory. >> cbs news elections director, anthony salvanto discussed the state of the presidential race on cbs this morning. >> 63 days and counting what do numbers tell you as we sit here today. >> clinton is leading, where it counts. see national polls bounce around. if you look state-by-state and the election is won story of the summer that in all the states where we thought the race might be close, we have seen her take a lead. sometimes in single digits. sometimes in double digits. what that does, makes donald trump's road a little bit harder and put some states. hear a lot about ohio, of course, florida. he has got to win those states. em off.s got to start picking >> anthony, the way you have this. likely, 341 electoral votes for hillary clinton need 270 to win. suggests a blowout. >> it does at this point. it is not over. it does. even the case now, where we have
republican states. places like georgia, places like arizona. don't vote democratic started to get close. clinton is within striking distance there. >> what is the ballot implication? >> in poll after poll. senate races. people say, that they think that their republican senate candidate is a different kind of republican from donald trump. so right now, we don't see trump being that much of a drag on a lot of the senate candidates. >> we have seen donald trump spend the last two weeks trying to clarify his immigration plan. just again, saying, some undocumented immigrants may be able to stay. where do you see his polling among hispanic voters. how does that affect some of the battleground states? >> what it has done? he is not doing well with hispanic voters. what that has done, cut him off on the map we were talking about. nevada. colorado. hurting him in florida too. >> arizona, surprised arizona has one of the highest hispanic
hispanic voters are more motivated to vote in the election than they have been in the past. that's hurting him. voting for clinton. having said that, with regard to immigration, his base, likes his policies on it. but when you look at the folks who aren't with him. they don't like his policies. >> explain what he has to do to win if he can? >> it is not in graduation. people that don't like his policies are already against him. e better in fact in many cases better than hillary clinton is on the economy. i would not be surprised. probably looking at the seam numbers we are. if he starts talking about that, because he has got a little bit of an edge there, on fixing the economy. over hillary clinton which is in fact not good news for clinton. democrats lead on that metric. >> which is what his paid media strategy is. paid ads about the economy. what he is doing interviews on, immigration. >> steps on his message. >> yeah, yeah.
both such high negatives. >> literally, no. we have not. but that introduces uncertainty into the race, gail. you look at this big lead. but it is fragile. it's fragile because you have, a front-runner who is unpopular. you have of a front-runner who 38% of her voters say they are voting for hillary clinton. just to oppose donald trump. be an affirmative choice. nobody says who are you voting against this year? who are you voting for? >> now believe it or not, it is the golden anniversary of star trek, star ship enterprise and crew set off on the five year mission 50 years ago this week. vinita nair looks back at how it changed television and american culture. >> to boldly go where no man has gone before. >> reporter: 50 years ago this week, the "starship enterprise" flew into our living rooms for the first time. the original ran for three
and was canceled. the science fiction drama built a cult following on syndicated television. and by the end of the 1970s, became a full-fledged cultural phenomenon. beam us up. in large part because of the willingness to tackle moral and social issues confronting the u.s. at the time. including william shatner, leonard nimoy, and george take stayed intact as star trek crossed to the silver screen. six movies featuring kirk, spock, and scotty followed. as did a number of television spinoffs. and a 21st century hollywood reboot with a cast not even born
>> magnify. >> the franchise generated untold billions of dollars in ticket sales, merchandise and memorabilia. much of it spent by star trek's loyal fan base. the most ardent became known as trekkies. >> get a life, will you, peo >> reporter: while trekkies have sometimes been derided. >> i mean, for crying out loud. it's just a tv show. >> reporter: they have been the ones to bring the vision of star trek into the realm of reality. trekkies launched a successful write-in campaign to name nasa's first space shuttle after star ship enterprise. many real life space travelers credit the show for inspiring them to chart their own course to the stars. including mae jemison, the first
one of the first programs that had everybody, all kind of ethnic groups together from the united states. >> years later, jemison's story became full circle, she be cape the first astronaut to appear in a star trek tv show. >> next transport window. >> now star trek could be inspiring the next generation of innovators. a new series, star trek discovery debuts january, cbs all access. proof that 50 years later the in a world that's trying to turn you into someone new... ...one hair color wants to help you keep on being you. nice'n easy. we only make the most real natural looking color. so even in revealing sunlight, it doesn't look like hair color at all. it looks like, it's a hundred percent you.
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try to be more positive. more enthusiastic. >> want to go down and do laundry now. >> more like these guys. >> bring your dirties. >> there we go. ha-ha-ha. >> they love laundry. >> which way to the machines. >> they can't wait to wash. >> what's best for permanent press? >> you want to do this one, mark. >> they are members of the washing machine collectors club. >> so exciting. like christmas morning. >> really? >> is this your treasure trove down here. >> yes, my treasure trove. >> come on in, bill. top loader. 57 speed queen. dual-matic. washer/dryer.
>> john charles was the founder of the group in 1994. >> how many members at that point? >> we had six i think. >> up 3,000 members worldwide. >> 3,000 washing machine collectors. >> oh, yeah. >> a staggering, stom might say eir laundry from as far away as canada and nebraska. >> i love the sound this one makes. >> to play with the 22 working machine in john's basement. i thought i was the only person crazy for appliances like this. and come to find out. when i came across the club. oh my god there is more people like me. it was really nice. >> this is the rinsing action for you. >> they have personalities. >> there is the burping action. >> i have been fascinated with the machines. >> this is sleek.
>> but this combo is a favorite. >> wow. >> a pounder. >> 1957, blackstone, b 250 in charcoal with distinctive and excellent control towers. >> looks like it is going to take off. >> yeah, 1100 rpm, fastest for a that's pretty..ieved the only 38, bendex.'s other treasure, >> like a lifetime moment. >> which always draws a crowd. >> they look to watch. >> and watch. and watch. everybody has their most favorite part of the cycle. everybody is different. >> i like the drama of spin. to me that is dramatic. i like that. it's drama. washer. drama. >> much better color than the gold the. >> between load.
chat. debate. >> in the 60s. >> debate. two dozen machines in my collection. >> compare collections. >> how many machines do you have? >> near 200. >> 16 washers. 14 dryers. >> paul from canada collects but one color. >> turquoise my color. that's my handle in the club. turquoise dude. >> what draws seemingly normal people -- >> to collect big old appliances. and do their laundry in other people's basements. we'll let cal from maryland answer that. >> i have a good friend who is a child psychologist. she has been studying this sort of passively. >> does she think it is a syndrome of some kind, something that can be treated? [ laughter ] >> we all know it can't. >> not to worry. >> paul? >> bill has coffee on his shirt. >> yeah. >> thank you. >> oh, no. >> there will always be load and
right now police in oregon are asking for the public's help in finding a group of vandals who destroyed a thousand-year-old rock structure. a tourist caught them in the act on his cell phone outside portland. ben tracy has their story. >> reporter: a rock formation standing for thousand of years, gone in mere moments. a seven second video posted on line shows three people toppling a popular sandstone pedestal at the cape kiwanda state park. cell phone video shot by david
>> they're not going to push down a huge rock. you see in my footage that they just topple the rock over. >> the iconic piece of sandstone known as the duckbill. it was about, 7 feet tall and 7 to 10 feet wide on top. though fenced off long been a destination for nature lovers and nature photographers. >> made me upset. everybody knows that rock. just like breaks my heart. so mpe around the rock. >> state officials first thought it collapsed due to erosion late last week. >> if there are crime here that would be up to the state police to decide to what they are and how to pursue them. >> wiggle it. >> vandalism in state parks is not new. two men were given probation in order to pay fines and restitution totaling more than 2,000 for destroying this utah rock formation in 2013. actress vanessa hudgens was
red rock wall in arizona. the oregon sandstone pedestal stood in a dangerous part of the nature area. at least six people including three teenagers fell to their deaths off the cliffs including two drownings in the past two years. >> our first concern is that making sure people are safe. and then, second, what who need to do with people to be clearer with pe a behavior in a park. >> the photographer who confronted the vandals who claim the formation was a safety hazard. he doesn't buy it. >> for them to have the intention of knocking over the rock for sole purpose of being vandals makes me upset.
the candidates come out swinging. >> once again, donald trump is totally unfit and unqualified to be our president. >> putin looks at hillary clinton and he smiles. >> as the fall campaign begins, we will size t the battleground states. >> also tonight, a confession in the abduction and murder of an 11-year-old, 27 years ago. >> incredibly painful to know his last days, last hours, last minutes. >> a sexual harassment suit, against fox's rogerailes is
million. and the rebirth of the centerpiece of american freedom. ? ? with labor day over, hillary clinton and donald trump went to work on each other. we have reached the starting line in what is now a nine-week race for the white house. and with time running short, the candidates pulled no punches. we begin with major garrett covering the trump campaign since the democratic national convention and national poll gives donald trump a narrow 2 point lead over hillary clinton. something the poll conscious nominee noticed during a stop in virginia beach. >> good psychology, you know. good psychology. i know that for a fact because, people that didn't call me yesterday, they're calling me today. so that's, the way life works, right? but, i think we are doing very well. >> reporter: while trump has
and clinton retains important polling and organizational advantages in battleground states. clinton state-by-state leads give her an edge according to cbs projections. in the pursuit of the 270 electoral votes required to win the presidency. trump's campaign unveiled a list of nearly 90 generals and admirals endorsing his candidacy and the promise of more military spending. these are our fighters, these are our fighting generals, and, and -- they're actually a lot >> reporter: trump kept up his criticism of clinton's regard as secretary of state. asserting adversaries like russia neither respect nor fear her. >> hillary likes to play tough with russia. putin looks at her and he laughs. okay. he laughs. trump's effort to win points on national security were undercut by a cold rebuke from the editorial pages of the "dallas morning news" which endorsed every republican nominee since
republican nominee for whom all principles are negotiable it said. donald trump is not qualified to serve as president and does not deserve your vote. trump's campaign had no reaction to the editorial. republicans who backed clinton said it was noteworthy in the list of military endorsers of trump, not one was former chairman or vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and not one is a former combat commander. >> major garrett reporting. nancy cordes covering clinton campaign. >> his whole campaign has been one long insult to all those who worn the uniform. >> clinton argued trump its too undisciplined to be diplomat in chief. >> won't give him stairs. >> she noted reaction after chinese officials failed to provide air force one with the proper set of stairs this weekend. >> if that were me, i'd say, you
the doors, let's get out of here. >> clinton said that would have been immature. >> you don't get in a snit and stay on your plane and go home because your security and their security are scuffling over what stairs are going to be put up. >> clinton took questions for a second straight day today. about debate prep and about her relationship with the clinton foundation as secretary of state. >> let's not pretend there were conflicts us not. >> with congress back in session after seven weeks off, republicans are renewing their calls for more criminal investigations. i think she misled me. >> texas senator jon corwyn wants the attorney general to apin the a special prosecutor. even he admitted the evidence is lacking. >> nobody is claiming there was a quid pro quo, in other word, that clinton foundation, that, that she did things officially, in return for support for the clinton foundation.
of interest issues where the appearance of impropriety undermining public's confidence in the integrity of their government is so important to maintain. and avoid those conflicts of interest. >> corwyn said clinton violated a promise to him before she was confirmed that there would be no overlap between the state department and clinton foundation. clinton argued republicans are an endless fishing expedition even after the state department and fbi determined there was wrongdoing. nancy cordes, cbs news, tampa. nationwide polls show that the race is tight. but the election is not decided by the national popular vote. the only thing that counts is the battle for key states that add up to 270 electoral votes. and that race is not close. anthony salvanto, cbs news director. what are you seeing? >> scott, this is a
hillary clinton build polling lead in battleground state after battleground state. some slight. depicted here in lagt blue. but some of them sizable depicted here in darker blue with double digit lead. but a lead is a lead. and all of that adds up to, if the election were held today, a sizable electoral vote advantage for hillary clinton, far more than the 270 that she would need. in fact, it's so large, that if she were to, say like ohio or florida, and still win the other states in which she has a lead, she would still get elected. >> what could change before election day? >> a lot, scott. two months to go. and we have never seen a front-runner with unfavorable ratings as high as hillary clintons. that introduces some uncertainty into the race. also, many of her voters, tell us, that they are with her only to oppose donald trump. so she has an enthusiasm gap to
in the next two months if she is going to turn those polling leads into real votes. >> anthony salvanto, thank you. >> hermine, former hurricane, still kicking up surf in the atlantic after killing three people in the south over labor day weekend to. day the storm brought rain and high wind to long island, and southern new england. hermine is expected to dissipate in the next 24 hours. hurricane newton slammed into mexico's baja peninsula earlier today with 90 mile tourists were stranded in the resort town of cabo san lucas, streets flooded and the power went out. tonight newton is weakening, it heads north. remnants should hit arizona tomorrow.
on its first day back from summer break, the senate did not approve new funding to fight the zika virus today. seven new infections are being reported in the miami area. now, a total of 56 transmitted by mosquitoes traced to two ne beach. david begnaud reports, florida is attacking mosquitoes on the ground and from the air. >> reporter: specialized turbine trucks, buzzing like lawn mowers circled miami beach at 2:00 a.m. this morning, spraying bti, natural bacteria that slowly kills mosquito larvae. over the weekend, 19 traps on miami beach showed increase in mosquitoes the to combat the rising numbers.
aerial spraying will begin thursday morning using the controversial insecticide. the mayor of miami beach >> we had initially heard aerial spraying was not possible because of high buildings and wind pattern. what changed? >> i heard the same thing. supposedly the cdc has decided that it is appropriate. and they have made that call along with the governor. >> reporter: a neurotoxin, banned in the european union. the u.s. environmental protection agency says it has been usede without posing risks to people. but spraying is not sitting well with miami city beach commissioner mike greco. >> i'm not willing to take it lying down. >> to sue to stop it? >> if we can do it. >> his facebook page, in the undated with angry residents opposed. he would rather take his chances with zika. >> the impact of the disease is relatively low. when, you know, the solution
>> reporter: it was sprayed last week in south carolina after four travel related zika cases were reported there. a beekeeper who didn't know spraying was planned, lost 2.5 million bees. she says killed by the toxin. >> back here in miami beach the decision to use is supported by the cdc and surgeon general of florida. as a precaution they will do the spraying at 5:00 in the morning before students go to school. >> david chicago is suffering through its bloodiest summer in decade. over the weekend, 65 people were shot, 13 killed. today, the police superintendent said he is doing all he can to fight gang violence but said, it's not a police issue. it's a society issue. dean reynolds is there. >> the 65 people shot in chicago over the labor day holiday
shot in the abdomen. a pastor shot in the face. an 80-year-old man shot in the head. as well as several teenagers. a weekend so bloody it surpassed earlier holiday carnage on memorial day and the fourth of july. the victims were found on sidewalks, in driveways, on street corners, and in city parks. pat, she didn't want to give her last name, was an eyewitness. >> i just basically saw a guy drive up in a nice juch jumped out. started shooting. he took off. >> a victim was murdered as he was driving. another as he walked his dog. >> i'm frustrated. the city should be frustrated. frustrated that the people who commit these crimes just don't care who their actions affect. >> chicago police superintendent eddie johnson said there was a surge in violence from sunday to
gang repry sisals. most offenders between 15-24 years old. johnson said his officers need help. >> we need the people in the community to do the right thing. as long as they stay silent. the people committing these acts feel empowered to continue doing it. >> reporter: repeat offenders continue to be a huge problem. last week, chicago police made 77 arrests, in an offensive against gang members. 57 of those arrested, had records. and 10, scott, were on parole. >> dean reynolds in chicago tonight for us. dean, thank you. >> well, a month after fox news chief roger ailes was forced out in a sexual harassment scandal, a lawsuit against him and the company by former anchor gretchen carlson has been settled. vinita nair. >> roger ailes denies allegations against him.
century fox had this to say -- >> gretchen carlson said she is grateful for the reported $20 million settlement and thanked her supporters saying, all women deserve a dignified and respectful work place in which talent, hard work and loyalty are recognized, revered and rewarded. the lawsuit filed two months ago alleged carlson was fired be advances and come plaend about severe, pervasive sexual harassment, ailes resigned as ceo, two weeks after carlson filed the lawsuit. attorney bob fitzpatrick has been following the case and special is in work place harassment cases. >> the amount of money is a very healthy message not only to fox, to change the alleged culture that exists there, but it is
employers. >> reporter: at the time of his resignation, ailes reportedly received $40 million payout. scott, how much will come out of his pocket versus, 21st century fox. a pennsylvania judge ordered comedian bill cosby to stand trial for sexual assault next june. cosby who is 79 is charged with drugging and assaulting a woman in his home in 2004. consensu consensual. prosecutors say 13 women are willing to testify cosby attacked them too. but the judge has not said whether he will allow that? >> coming up. nearly three decades later. a courtroom confession solves the murder of a young boy. and later, the first americans get a look at the newly renovated capitol rotunda. to win at the olympic games, allyson felix needs to...
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>> reporter: after ten minutes of court proceedings today the prosecutor turned and asked 53-year-old, danny heinrich did you kidnap, sexually assault and murder jacob wetterling. he responded calmly, yes, i did. jacob's parent, jerry and patty wetterling sat in front of the courtroom and listened to all the details of the final moment of their son's life on october 22nd, heinrich detailed he drove down a dead end road and noticed three young boys playing with a flashlight. he approached them and ordered them into a saint joseph minnesota ditch. he told two boys to run away. heinrich handcuffed jacob and put him in the passenger seat. jacob asked what did i do wrong? he took him to a remote location. told him to undress. then sexually assaulted him. heinrich said he saw a police car patrolling and got scared.
his pocket. told the court. clicked once and the bullet didn't enter the chamber. he shot again. that's's when jacob fell to the ground >> i want to say, jacob, i am so sorry. incredibly painful to know his last days, last hours, last minutes. we love you, jacob. we will continue to fight. our hearts are hurting. for us, jacob was alive. until we found -- until we found >> local state and federal prosecutors started working together in 2015. when jared scheerl asked investigators to reopen his sexual assault case for the same year in cold spring. investigatored fund a sweatshirt that tied heinrich to the assault and searched his home and discovered child pornography. heinrich could face 20 years in
won't he face murder charges? prosecutors say, that the wetterling family as well as the citizens of the state of minnesota were so desperate for answers after 27 years, that they took the unprecedented step of offering a plea deal. so that everyone could begin to heal once jacob's remains were found. >> and he is to be charged on the child pornography case? thanks very much, jamie yuccas reporting tonight. still ahead, the hunt for
she was the founding mother of modern conservatism, phyllis schlafly died yesterday of cancer. a gop delegate for donald trump was best known for leading the fight against the equal rights amendment in the 70s. she called feminists "bitter women seeking a constitutional cure for their personal problems." phyllis schlafly was >> police chase in phoenix ended in gunfire and played out on live tv. the driver in the dark suv was wanted for bank robbery. penned in by unmarked police vehicles. the officers jumped out, shots were fired, the suspect was killed. two other suspects had been arrested earlier. when a fragile rock formation on the oregon coast collapsed last week, the ocean was the leading suspect.
into heaven. this time-lapse video shows the start, a year ago, of the scaffolding and drapery that were used to restore the iron work install lighting and repaint the fading fresco. >> this is all original. all 150 years old. >> yes it is. >> reporter: the head of the project, steven aires, architect of the capitol. he took us up the dome for "60 minutes" before the work began. >> this is the top. >> it is the top. >> what a beautiful view. >> the dome was built of the high tech material of the 160s. cast iron. but 150 years later, pieces were falling. and there were more than 1,300 cracks. >> it looked magnificent and beautiful from the ground. but when you got up close there is rust all over it.
80-pound pieces of decoration and, ornamentation. >> the dome was covered in scaffolding and the cracks were sown together. the remainder of the scaffold to be removed by inauguration day this january. construction of the dome was interrupted during the civil war. but when the contractor decide to to finish it any way. president lincoln said when the people see the dome going on. they'll know the union is meant to go on. and that's the "cbs overnight news" for this wednesday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news and of course, cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new
captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, september 7th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." for the first time ever, donald trump and hillary clinton will be on the same stage, taking questions from veterans. the military battle both campaigns are waging before tonight's showdown. miami is taking its fight to the air, spraying a powerful and controversial chemical in hopes of stopping zika spread, but people living under the spray are concerned it's killing more than mosquitoes. itt tech is closing every campus across the country. what it means for current students and those with massive
when a retired usc fighter carries a stranger's injured child two miles down a mountain. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning, hillary clinton and donald trump are gearing up for tonight's national security forum. they will appear back-to-back, but on the same stage. had some thoughts on his opponent's appearance as it relates to international affairs. >> i just don't think she is has a presidential look. you need a presidential look. you have to get the job done. i think if she went to mexico, she would have a total failure. >> reporter: trump says clinton lacks the look, but "the dallas morning news" says trump lacks republican values and that is why the paper won'ting endorsing
trump doesn't reflect yls in the past and we are certain he shouldn't reflect the gop of the future. it breaks the paper's streak of backing every republican candidate, dating back to nixon in 1978. >> reporter: the latest national poll gives republican donald trump a two-point lead over his democratic rival hillary clinton. >> good psychology. i know thator people that didn't call me yesterday, they are calling me today. >> reporter: trump rallied a crowd in north carolina, saying if elected he would give a command to his top generals. >> they will have 30 days to submit to the oval office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating isis. >> reporter: trump's camp unveiled a list of 88 retired military brass backing him for president. clinton said. >> i think we are up to 89, but
>> reporter: trump and clinton, again, called each other ub qualified for the white house. clinton said she is the best candidate to protect the country and the american troops. >> his whole campaign has been one long insult to all those who have worn the uniform. >> reporter: in a new ad, clinton tried to drive home that very point, hitting trump on his past remarks on the military. >> i know more about isis than the generals do. john mccain, a war hero? he's not a war hero. he is a war captu captured. i like people that weren't captured, okay. >> reporter: clinton has built up a lead in many battleground states. >> if the election were held today, hillary clinton would be in position to get more than the 270 electorate votes that she would need. >> reporter: both candidates are set to appear at a forum on a
the "uss intrepid." in laos this morning, president obama pledged 90 million dollars to clean up bombs dropped by the united states during the vietnam war. the president toured a museum. some 20,000 people from laos have been killed or wounded since the war ended by about 80 million unexploded bombs. during the vietnam war, laos became the most heavily bombed country in the united states says all of the 1.7 billion dollars owed to iran in a decades old arbitration case has been paid in cash. 1.3 billion more than in cash was handed over earlier this year. the initial 400 million was delivered in january on the same day that iran agreed to release prisoners. some call that ransom. the administration admits the
guard harassed a u.s. navy ship in the persian gulf. one came within 100 yards, forcing the american ship to change course. back in this country. the fight against zika pit another road block, 1.1 billion dollar zika funding package was blocked by senate democrats yesterday. democrats oppose the bill to money for planned parenthood. sne the lead is banned in europe and some residents say they would rather take their chances with the virus. >> the impact of the disease is relatively low and when, you know, the solution could be just as bad as the problem. >> the world health official now says men and women returning from zika-infected areas should practice safe sex for six
face murder charges after admitting he abducted, sexually assaulted and kid 11-year-old jacob wetterling nearly 30 years ago. his detailed and killing admission was part after plea deal that is expected to put him behind bars for decades. jamie yuccas reports. >> reporter: after only ten minutes of court proceedings, the prosecutor turned and asked 53-year-old danny heinrich, did you kidnap, sexually assault and murder jacob wetterling. i did. jacob's parents sat in the front of the courtroom and listened all of the details of the final moments of their son's life on october 22nd, 1989. heinrich detailed how he drove down a dead-end road and noticed three young boys playing with a flashlight. he preached them and ordered
told two to run away. he put jason to the front seat and undressed him and sexually assaulted him. heinrich said he saw a nearby police car patrolling and got scared so he pulled his revolver out of his pocket. he clicked the gun once and a bullet didn't enter out of the chairman and so he shot again and j >> i would like to know jacob's last hours, last minutes. >> reporter: heinrich could face up to 20 years in prison but the big question why wouldn't he face a murder charge? it turns out after 27 years of waiting for answers, the wetterling's offered to a plea deal an extraordinary and unprecedented measure so they would finally start to heal. the for-profit college itt tech is closing all of its 130