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and, of course, "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm omar villafranca. captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, august 8th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." first funerals. some of the first victims will be laid to rest. the day after president trump visited grieving communities in dayton and el paso. a crime spree of robbeies and stabbings have left some dead in southern california. severe weather strikes several states. and real-life hero actor danny
trejo jumps into action saving a baby in a trapped car. >> i feel great. i feel great that the lord put do what i did, that's all. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. anne-marie green is off. i'm brook silva-braga. the first funerals will be held today for some of the victims in the mass shootings in dayton and el paso. yesterday the president and first lady traveled to el paso as well as dayton, ohio, where 31 people were killed over the weekend. reaction to the president's visit was mixed with protesters and some supporters in both cities. laura podesta has more on those visits. good morning. >> good morning. as you know, it's known that our nation's leaders to go to the grounds of mas
show solidarity and strength with the community, but as you mentioned, president trump's visits to el paso and dayton was not welcomed by all. he spent wednesday as comforter in chief. >> we met with numerous people. we met with also the doctors, the nurses, the medical staff. they have done an incredible job. >> he made back-to-back visits to hospitals in dayton, ohio, and el paso, texas, cities still reeling from mass shootings this past weekend. >> i wanted to come and thank you because you're very special people. >> reaction to the president's visit was mixed. protesters chanted outside the hospitals in el paso and dayton. >> i find it difficult to believe the president comes in here to play the part of sympathizers when in reality at his rallies he'ss as ucommun >> both sides have used strong rhetoric. both sides need to get together and have a conversation.
>> both sides want action on gun control. >> not inaction in the face of violence and intolerance will find us and it did, and it took the lives of our fellow el pasoans. >> do i think we're going to see another mass shooting tomorrow or friday? probably. because washington will not move. >> reporter: ohio senator sherrod brown said he asked president trump to call on senate republicans to take action on guns. earlier in the day on his way out of the white house, the president told reporters there's, quote, great appetite for background checks. and president trump was active on social media throughout the day yesterday, mixing in tweets of support with attacks on democrats including ohio senator sherrod brown and former vice president joe biden. and cbs news confirms the el paso shooting suspect's mother called police weeks before the shooting because she was concerned about her son owning an ault rifle. brook? >> okay. questions to be answered about that.
laura podesta in new york. thank you so much. turning now to southern california where a 33-year-old man is in custody this morning after a series of stabbings and robberies that left four people dead and two others injured. the bloody rampage started yesterday in garden grove, southeast of los angeles, and ended in santa ana. the first of the attacks occurred at an apartment complex. one person was fatally stabbed there and another critically wounded who also later died. several other robberies and stabbings took place over a span of about two hours before the suspect was apprehended. one man who survived was stabbed in the back and face at a gas station. the witness described what happened. >> he stabbed him right here and like shanked him right through his nose. >> police say the suspect was full of anger. they did not offer a motive. i.c.e. agents carried out the largest workplace sweep in a single state for undocumented immigrants in u.s. history. yesterday about 680 workers were rounded up at seven food
processing plants in six cities in mississippi. omar villafranca has details. >> reporter: the sting was the largest single-state workplace raid in a single day. more than 650 special agents conducted raids at food processing plants, arresting the majority latino work force and several employers. before their hands were tied, migrants were told to place their personal belongings in bags. one of the locations targeted was pekoe foods, which has 3,600 employees in mississippi. it's the eighth largest poultry producer in the country. at a press conference michael hurst put businesses that break the law on notice. >> for those who use illegal aliens for competitive advantage or to make a quick buck, if we
find that you've violated federal criminal law, we're coming after you. >> reporter: back in 2008, i.c.e. raided a different mississippi plant. patricia ice. >> what does this do to the families that's not at the plant? >> it's devastating. children may go home and find that their parents aren't there. >> immigration officials say the migrants will be sent to a facility in louisiana for further processing. patricia ice says some of the immigrants could be deported. others could enter the long immigration process. wicked weather gripped several parts of the country yesterday. in new jersey, severe storms triggered a tornado. the national weather service says it touched down in springfield. it had winds at 70 miles an hour. it triggered flash floods and toppled trees. in virginia, bolts of lightning
gripped the sky as damaging winds and heavy rain soaked the area. in wisconsin flooding damaged homes and thousands lost power. wind gusts caused power lines to snap and trees to topple. lightning reportedly triggered a fire that's grown 21,000 acres on a native american reservation, home to popular tourists. in puerto rico, wanda vazquez was sworn in yesterday. there were accusations of corruption and controversial chat messages involving the previous governor. vazquez is only the second woman to hold the office. coming up on the "morning news," new details in the case of a montana man who attacked a teenager after he refused to take off his hat during the "national anthem." and grim discovery.
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the fda is ramping up its investigation of a possible connection between e-cigarettes and users having seizures. the agency says it's received 127 reports of people having seizures possibly related to ecig writs going back to 2010. the fda first announced the investigation in april. it says it's unclear if e-cigarettes cause the seizures. in canada, apparent suspects have been found dead. and two suspects have been found dead. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the "missourian" reports a
montana man who attacked a 13-year-old boy after he refused to take off his hat during the "national anthem" is defending himself by saying president trump's rhetoric encouraged him to do it. 39-year-old kirk broadway is accused of grabbing the boy by the throat and slamming him to the ground. the boy suffered a track tured skull and concussion. his attorney says his traumatic brain injury years ago, he says, also contributed to the attack. police in canada say they believe they found the bodies of two teenage murder suspects. they're suspected of killing an american woman and her australian boyfriend. the couple was found shot to death in northern british columbia last month. another man was shot and killed four days later. the bodies of the teenagers were found in dense brush yesterday more t2, the crimes. the father of one of the suspects talked about his son. >> a normal child doesn't travel across the country killing people. >> an autopsy is scheduled to confirm the identity of the bodies. "variety" reports fox
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>> i'm trying. i couldn't reach it. i couldn't reach it. the little girl on the other side said i got it, i got it. she pushed the button. i pulled the little boy out and was holding him and she went to the grandma. >> the girl's grandma also went to the car. the boy was freed by firefighters. the boy's mom thanked trejo and the other bystander. good for them. still ahead, backlash against two popular fitness clubs. why they're calling for the boycott of equinox and soulcycle. the boycott of equinox and soulcycle. a lot will happen in your life.
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york stock exchange with that and more. good morning again, wendy. good morning, brooks. the stocks staged a major turnaround with major benchmarks with sharp losses early in the session. the dow ended down 22 point, the s&p 500 added 2 points, and the nasdaq rose 29 points. earnings continue to roll in. latest reports will roll out earlier today. earnings reports include uber, kraft heinz, viacom, cbs, amc entertainment and norwegian. customers are threatening to boycott equinox and soulcycle fitness chains after news that the chairman of their parent company will hold a fund-raiser for president trump. the "washington post" hosted billionaire steve ross will host a fund-raiser at his home in the hamptons tomorrow. both chains reported on twitter they do not support the fund-raiser. some high-profile lgbtq
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managed better. >> tiger woods will tee off today in the northern trust golf tournament in northern new jersey. he gave an exclusive interview to dana jacobson from "cbs this morning." he opened up about his remarkable come back after four back surgeries. h win at this year's masters tournament gave him a chance to share it with his two children, 12-year-old samantha and 10-year-old charlie. >> i am just dad. that's all they know. i'm dad. they associated golf with pain. and, you know, that was -- that still is one of the tougher things that they're both excited i'm playing again but also, you okay, dad? that kind of thing. they remember those times when dad couldn't get off the couch. >> woods says he's thankful to once again be playing the game he loves. and ahead on "cbs this morning, much more from dana's
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our top story this morning, the first funerals for some of the victims in the mass shootings in texas will take place today. yesterday president trump visited el paso and dayton, ohio, where 31 people were killed last weekend. both cities are calling for action on gun control. police are investigating why a 33-year-old man killed four people and injured others in a series of robberies and stabbings in southern california. the spree began yesterday and continued for about two hours before the suspect was apprehended. the two injured are expected to survive. 50 years ago this week
actress sharon tate was murdered along with four friends in her los angeles home. the killings were among seven carried out in the city over two nights by followers of charles manson. chris martinez looks back at the murders that shocked hollywood and the country. >> you learn how to handle it better. >> reporter: 50 years later debra tate is still haunted by the brutal killing of her big sister sharon. >> it never goes away, and the grief never goes away, but you do learn to cope better. >> good-bye, mother, i'll wire you the money first thing in the morning. good-bye. >> reporter: sharon tate was a rising star and nearly nine months pregnant when she was viciously murdered along with four friends in august of 1969 by so-called members of the manson family. today the house on cielo drive no longer stands, but the
fascination with her murder remains. "variety" magazine angela jackson says from books to tv series to films, tate's life and death have become something of a pop culture phenomenon. the actress is being portrayed in no less than three movies this year, the last by margo robby in "once upon a time in hollywood. kwds famous, and to have this darkness come in with manson and his followers really keeps people interested. >> charles manson and his followers were convicted of the murders in 1971 and while two of them, including manson, died behind bars, the rest remain in prison. sharon's sister works to ensure they stay there through her website noparoleformansonfamily.com. i forgave them years ago, but do i trust them? never. you can't trust. >> it's a fight she says she'll forever carry on for her sister.
chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. coming up a bit later on "cbs this morning," an inside look at the fbi's new look at the use-of-force training they hope to implement in departments nationwide. plus details on the lawsuit filed against a fertility center by an ohio man who allegedly found out one of his kids is not biologically his through a home dna test. and in our series "a more perfect union," we'll meet a young journalist who is taking the world by storm. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks so much for watching. hope to see you back here tomorrow. i'm brook silva-braga. have a great thursday. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
sfo. we're liking it. it is august 8th i'm michelle griego. >> good morning i'm kenny choi and those temperatures don't lie. it is feeling cool once again across the bay. you can see the clouds in the sky looking at the bay bridge. looking at below average temps as we go through day. we will have clearing. 77 san jose. looking at 68 in oakland. 64 in san francisco. and 64 pacifica. we'll talk about what you can expect as we head through the rest of the workweek and into the weekend with the big cooldown in store for us tracking this upper level low. details on how that will affect our weather coming up. we are already starting off already with the delays. those of you coming out of