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>> rose: tonight, another deadly school shooting. iris time, a student opens fire in a high school in a suburb of seattle. ben tracy has the latest on the casualties and the shooter. new york and new jersey impose a quarantine on health care workers arriving from west africa after a new york doctor catches ebola. reports from dr. jon lapook and jericka duncan. >> pelley: tonight from dallas, we will have the first interview with the nurses who tried to save the life of the first ebola victim. >> we offered him words of encouragement. we let him know we're here and whatever you need, we'll get it. >> rose: and steve hartman on the road with a basketball player chasing her dream. her teammates are betting she'll catch it. captioning sponsored by cbs
this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. this is our western edition. good evening. i'm charlie rose. scott is on assignment for "60 minutes." he'll be reporting for us from dallas in just a few minutes, but we're beginning tonight as we have all too many times-- with a shooting at an american school. a student opened fire inside his high school in marysville, washington, just outside seattle. police say he killed at least one of his classmates and wounded four others before killing himself. more now from ben tracy. >> information of a possible shooting at the high school, the cafeteria. >> reporter: the shooting was reported just before 10:40 this morning. students were seen running out of maryville's pill chuck high school, many with their hands in the air. the shooting happened in the school cafeteria. the shooter was holding what witnesses say was a handgun. he shot five people. jerricha roettgen was there.
>> he was pulling the gun and shooting everyone, and there was blood everywhere and some got on other girls' faces and stuff. >> reporter: the gunman was jaylen fryberg, a freshman at se school, and seen here holding a rifle he got as a birthday present. during the shooting, police say he was dressed in all black. police commander robb lamoureaux. >> we are confident there was only one shooter and he is deceased. we have officers on scene that are clearing all of the buildings on campus to make sure there is no longer an active threat. >> reporter: several ambulances lined up outside of the school. four students were rushed to local hospitals, three of them with critical head wounds. joanne roberts is chief medical officer at providence hospital. >> we had dreaded this day in this community, but we were prepared to handle these kids when they came here. >> reporter: law enforcement told parents to stay away from the school. students were bussed to a nearby church, where they were reunited with their families. now, students say the shooter
r s well known. he was a member of the football team, and had been named homecoming prince this year. charlie, the f.b.i. and the a.t.f. are on the scene. they will help the local police with their investigation. >> rose: breaking news tonight in northern california in a search for a man wanted in the shooting three deputies. >> reporter: two officers have been killed and one other wounded. also a civilian was wounded in the shooting spree. the gunman now in custody, car jacked multiple vehicles and led police across sacramento county and placer counties. all started early friday when a sacramento deputy was shot in the forehead at point blank range as he checked out a suspicious vehicle in a motel parking lot. the gunman then fled, stole a car, shooting the driver in the process. police say the suspect, who appeared to be armed with a rifle and pies tom, then stole a second vehicle and a short time later two other deputies were
shot in auburn, california, that is in neighboring placer county. the suspect now identified as 34-year-old marcelo marquez. the motive in the series of attacks is unknown. late today, the faa closed the airspace over auburn to accommodate police helicopters and s.w.a.t. teams began ground searches. the suspect was apprehended inside a house. charlie? >> rose: police called a hatchet assault on officers a terrorist attack by a home-grown radical. surveillance video shows the assailant bearing the weapon yesterday as he approached the cops. commissioner william bratton says zale thompson was a recent convert to islam who browsed the internet for information about terror groups. >> we at this time believe he acted alone. we would describe him as self- radicalized. the investigation is hoping to determine as quickly as possible if there were any other actions that he was engaged in with others that might indicate a continuing threat.
>> rose: zale chopped at two of the officers. one is in critical condition with a head wound. two other officers shot zale dead. governors from new york and new jersey took the extraordinary step today of ordering a quarantine of anyone flying into those states from west africa if they had had contact with an ebola patient. this follows the announcement last night that a new york city doctor who returned from guinea after treating ebola patients there now has the disease. now more from jericka duncan. >> reporter: craig spencer posted on facebook he was off to guinea with doctors without borders. the 33-year-old worked with ebola patients there for three weeks. guinea was the first place in west africa where the outbreak was identified. spencer left that country on fttober 14, traveled to brussels, and arrived in new york city on october 17. from that point forward, the doctor self-monitored, taking his temperature twice a day. on tuesday the 21st, he started
to feel fatigued, but visited friends and traveled throughout the city. he went to a meatball restaurant in downtown manhattan and had coffee at a popular outdoor park. on wednesday the 22nd, he ran three miles in his neighborhood, and that evening, took the subway from his apartment in harlem to a bowling alley in brooklyn. after bowling with his fiancee and two friends, he then took an uber car service home. the next morning, between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m., spencer developed a fever of 100.3 and contacted health officials. thursday afternoon, ambulance crews rushed him to bellevue hospital, a scene captured by the "new york post." the hospital is a designated ebola treatment center. new york city mayor bill de blasio: >> in the last few weeks, the protocols have improved greatly. the ability to address the situation has improved greatly. and you see-- and i think just looking at the juxtaposition of what happened in dallas versus here-- it's an entirely different situation when you're prepared. >> reporter: health officials
are in the process of testing and decontaminating the doctor's apartment. we reached one of his neighbors by phone this afternoon. >> reporter: now, all of the businesses that dr. spencer visited have been determined as safe, according to health officials. and in addition to those mandatory quarantines in new york and new jersey, new national protocols take effect monday. anyone traveling from sierra leone, guinea, or liberia into the united states must self- monitor for fever for 21 days. and, charlie, a designated daalth official will be in contact with those travelers daily. >> rose: thanks, jericka. dr. jon lapook is here. jon, new york and new jersey have talked about mandatory quarantining for people arriving
from west africa who have had contact with ebola patients. but what about the rest of the country? >> reporter: well, the other states may decide to follow suit. but i just spoke to the c.d.c., and they're coming up with their own revised guidelines. and their concern is they want to be able to strike the right balance. on the one hand, they want to protect the general public, but on the other hand, they don't want to do anything to impede our ability to respond to the outbreak in west africa. for example, if you tell a health care worker, when you come back, you're going to be quarantined for 21 days, they may decide "i'm not going over." >> rose: people are still concerned as they read all these things about how they may contract the disease. what are doctors telling you to reassure them that it requires some contact with body fluids? >> reporter: well, i came across a study that i found very reassuring and that i'm telling people now. it was about a previous outbreak of ebola in africa, the same strain as now, and they looked at 78 household contacts of people with ebola, people who lived in the same house as somebody with ebola but they didn't touch them. and of the 78 people, nobody--
nobody-- came down with ebola. they were living in the same house. so for the person who is worried they're going to touch the subway seat next to them and pick it up, this should be very reassuring. >> rose: we'll have the latest on ebola this sunday on "face the nation." i'll be sitting in for bob schieffer. our guests will include anthony fauci of the national institutes of health. scott pelley talked with some of the nurses who first treated ebola in this country. scott joins us now from dallas. >> charlie, we spoke to four nurses here at texas health presbyterian hospital, an intensive care nurse by the name of john mulligan, and seddia rose. you said before you put your protective gear on, you gathered yourself together. what were you telling yourself? >> as i was-- i was very frightened. i was.
but... and i just dried my tears, rolled down my sleeves, so to speak, and went on about my night. >> pelley: eric duncan came into the hospital september 25 with a low-grade fever and was sent home. but three days later, he was back with a temperature of 103. nurse john mulligan treated duncan in his final hours in intensive care. >> by the time he had-- i saw him on october 1, his nausea and vomiting had pretty much subsided. that aspect of it was over. he had a rectal tube in place, so he didn't-- he had gotten so weak, he couldn't get up to the commodes anymore. so that was to help contain all of this very infectious body fluids that we were dealing with. on the first day, he didn't say much. he-- he was-- you could look in his eyes and tell he just didn't feel good. and we offered him words of
encouragement. we let him know that we're here. whatever you need, let us know, and we'll get it. and we held his hand. and talked to him, and comforted him, because his family couldn't be there. i mean, you can't take that risk with this type of disease of veposing, you know, loved ones. as much as you want them there, it's just not a possibility. >> pelley: duncan died ten days after he was admitted. a few days after that, nurse nina pham became ill, followed by nurse amber vinson. but both of those nurses have recovered. >> rose: scott, what is the reaction from the community to the nursing staff? >> pelley: charlie, it's interesting. many, many dozens of people treated eric duncan here at the hospital, and they're running into some problems in the community. pp talked to one nurse who said her dental appointment was canceled. her dentist said, "come see me in december."
another nurse said her niece had been kicked out of school. so there's a great deal of concern. the gestation period of the virus is 21 days, so it will be after that period of time that things begin to settle down again. >> rose: thank you, scott. you can see more of scott's interview with the nurses this sunday on "60 minutes." two nurses who caught ebola from duncan are now free of the virus. today, nina pham was released from the national institutes of health center in maryland and says she feels blessed. she later got a hug from president obama in the oval office and he thanked her for her service. u.s. and allied forces carried out a dozen air strikes today against isis targets in northern iraq. the u.s. military has said retaking the city will be a crucial item to defeating isis. doing so will require ground troops. holly williams met some iraqis you who have answered the calls. >> reporter: these policemen have volunteered to fight isis. they're nearly all from mosul,
iraq's second biggest city, captured by the islamic militants in june. "isis doesn't frighten us," said edo hassan edo, a police sergeant from a village outside mosul. "our homes are gone and our holy sites are destroyed. we have nothing left to lose." they're determined, but most have no experience fighting a war. in contrast, the isis fighters they plan to take on are battle- hardened and fanatical. iraq's vice president, osama al- nujaifi, came to rally the troops. they received guns and training from baghdad, but so far, they haven't arrived. >> will fight with them when they start to fight. >> reporter: you're going to go into mosul with them. >> yes, myself. >> reporter: with a gun? >> yes, of course.
>> reporter: a mile away, we found more men signing up, most of them sunni muslims, which is crucial. mosul is a mainly sunni muslim city, and isis was welcomed by some locals who were angry with iraq's government, which is irminated by shiite muslims. pe vice president told us only a sunni-led fighting force can win hearts and minds in mosul. >> now, after isis destroyed our mosque and killed people, many people, majority of mosul people, against them now. >> reporter: the reason policemen are being used is the iraqi military ran away when isis seized mosul in june. despite billions of dollars in american equipment and training. charlie, the vice president told us the policemen are urgently needed for the task of retaking mosul. but that what iraq really needs is a new army. >> rose: holly williams in erbil, thank you. there is breaking news in the case of hannah graham, the college student who went missing. and a sky diver dives faster
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richmond medical examiner confirmed the remains were those of hannah graham. earlier in the day, police took her parents to visit the abandoned property near charlottesville where the body was found, just 11 miles from where the 18-year-old was last seen nearly six weeks ago. in a statement, john and sue graham thanked law enforcement, friends, and strangers who helped in the search. the focus turns now to the suspect in custody and charged with her abduction, 32-year-old jesse matthew. since graham went missing, he's been connected to other cases across the state, including the 2009 disappearance of 20-year- old student morgan harrington. her body was discovered just five miles from where graham's remains were found. matthew once lived with his mother nearby. matthew has also been indicted on charges of attempted murder in fairfax, virginia.
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never, never, never." this week, steve hartman met a young student who is teaching that same lesson by example "on the road." >> reporter: a lot of kids live for basketball. but for 19-year-old lauren hill, who started playing in sixth grade and immediately fell in love with the game. she is literally living for basketball. >> she's chasing a dream and she wants people to see that, that they can do that. >> reporter: her dad, brent, and her mom, lisa, say, over the years, lauren has thrown herself into a lot of different things. >> 110%, no matter what it is. >> that's the way she's always done it. >> reporter: but they've never seen her commit to anything like she has with basketball this ghar, playing on a team, even though she has a brain tumor the size of a lemon and growing daily. her cancer is terminal. when it was diagnosed about a year ago, she had one question for her doctors: >> can i still play basketball? >> reporter: that was your question. >> i wanted to wear that jersey and feel like a super hero again
because that's what i feel when i put on the jersey, and that number. >> reporter: 22-- everyone where she lives near cincinnati, ohio, knows that number. everyone at mount st. joseph university where she's a freshman knows of her incredible commitment to this team. the girl has just weeks to live, but she still gets up at 5:30 a.m. for basketball practice. she can't even do most of the drills anymore, but she still tries. >> because i feel like i'd be a quitter. and i don't like being called a quitter. i've got to be here with my team. >> reporter: her attitude is remarkable. the only tears we ever saw were of joy when she read about all the people supporting her favorite charity called, "the cure starts now." curing pediatric brain cancer is one of her two top priorities. the other is simply to live long enough to play in her first college game. >> and we'll let her play the game that she loves.
that's lauren. she wants to play this game. >> reporter: coach dan benjamin says their first game is a week from sunday. normally, about 50 people would attend, but he said this one is already sold out-- 10,000 tickets gone in an hour. how do you imagine that game? >> we got to-- my staff and i have a play put together. we're calling it "lauren's lay- up" and the crowd going crazy. >> reporter: sounds like a good plan. >> i think so, too. >> reporter: and so, with any luck, it looks like america's about to get a new super hero. steve hartman, "on the road," in >> rose: an amazing woman. that is the cbs evening news. scott will be along on sunday on "60 minutes." i'm charlie rose. i'll see you on "face the nation." thank you, good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. intense northern california manhunt has fina end. two deputies killed a third shot and wounded and the gunman takes off. but now, an intense northern california manhunt has finally come to an end. good evening, i'm veronica de la cruz. >> i'm ken bastida. we'll have more on how the officers tracked down that suspect in just a moment but first, new at 6:00, an explosive admission from some police about steal nude pictures from women they pull over and making a game of it. elizabeth cook is in our newsroom tonight with just how widespread it is. >> reporter: chp officer sean harrington of martinez confessed to stealing explicit photos from a dui suspect's phone and says he forwarded those images to at least two other chp officers. according to court documents
obtained by the "contra costa times," harrington told investigators stealing secret pictures has been going on years in the chp, stretching all the to los angeles. harrington called the photo stealing a game and said he had done the same thing to female arrestees a half a dozen times in it the last several years. text messages obtained by the "contra costa times" also show the kind of exchanges going on. in one exchange involving harrington and another officer, harrington says just rerun a favor down the road, buddy, smiley face. no charges have been filed against the officer yet but a decision will be made next week. a cop killer on the loose for hours was finally taken down by authorities in placer county. the suspect burst open fire on a deputy in sacramento and then took off to placer county shooting two more deputies and a bystander. da lin joins us live in