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the search expands. the massive manhunt for two escapes inmates now includes the state of vermont as authorities say athey may have gotten help from a woman employed there. a native dies in syria while battling the terror group. >> my understanding is he was motivated by what he saw on tv and it spurring him into action. >> it's coming up the second floor, it's so high up? and desperate calls for help. 911 recordings are released from last month's deadly floods in texas. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, june 11th
2015. good morning. i'm alison harmelin in for anne-marie green. this morning the search for two escaped convicts has increased. hundreds of officers are searching for the pair but six days into the search officials still have no real idea where they are or what they're doing. don champion has the latest. >> reporter: you're aware of the escapees from vermont, right? authorities in vermont pounded the pavement wednesday night handing out "wanted" posters. >> reporter: and searching camp grounds for richard matt and david sweat. >> we've had plenty of peach approach us that we don't know. it's just what you do in the camp ground. >> reporter: the hunt has grown across state lines and has grown more intense. >> they're killers, they're murderers. there's no reason to believe they wouldn't do it again. >> reporter: investigators have
expanded their search to the borders of vermont. >> we have information that suggests that they thought that new york was going to be hot, vermont would be cooler in terms of law enforcement. >> reporter: cbs news has learned that joyce mitchell an employee at the facility was allegedly supposed to pick up the prisoners when they broke out. instead she sought treatment for a panic attack. so far she's not been named a suspect. don champion cbs news essex, new york. this morning we've learned of increasing activity. don champion is there right now. he joins us on the phone. what can you tell us? >> good morning. we're told there is come pleased presence in the town of
cadyville, which is near where the prison is. they've been told to lock their doors and turn on their interior lights. alison that in terms of the search they're not take any chances when it comes to finding the dangerous men. >> don champion helded to the scene. thank you again this morning. >> an american fighting isis in syria has been killed. he traveled a few years ago to join kurdish forces to fight islamic militants. mark albert joins us. good morning, mark. >> good morning, alison. he is apparently the first u.s. citizen to die fighting with kurdish forces in their battle against isis screamists. broomfield was killed on june 3rd. a spokesman said he join them in
late february under an assumed name. he report lid died near a border town. kurdish fighters have been able to blunt the isis expanse. the state department has confirmed broomfield's death. >>s out of respect for mr. broomfield's family, i don't have any detail proes provide at this point. >> reporter: those who knew broomfield say he had no military background but was inspired. >> my understanding is he was motivated by what he saw on tv and it drew him into action. it says a lot for someone to be motivated to get behind a cause like that and try to do something. >> reporter: a woman believed to be broomfield's sister shared her final exchange with him on her facebook page. in a series of text messages broomfield said he did not expect anyone to understand why he went to the middle east and in his last message told her "i got this."
a british citizen, an zranl, australian, and a german woman have also died with the kurds. the u.s. does not support american citizens going the middle east to fight with any group. alison? >> mark albert in washington. thank you, mark. the united states is upping the anteiantieante in the fighting of isis. that is seen as a critical element in the battle against isis in iraq. parts of the midwest and southeast face a threat of severe threat of weather today. thunderstorms are possible from the central plains to the great lakes. they could bring large hail and damaging winds. storms are also in the forecast for florida. residents in northern florida are cleaning up storm damage this morning. a tornado slammed into buildings near the community of elgin
wednesday. it tore into a metal building and spread debris across a potato field. there are no reports of injuries. a camera from cbs afull yacht wpec cap sturs a scary scene? florida. a pair of apparent strikes on a utility pole apparently lighten up the road for drivers. safety investigators say the engineer was not using his cell phone to talk or text just before the train jumped the tracks. the train was traveling at 106 miles per hour in a 50-mile-per-hour zone. eight people were kill and 50 people injured. now to the investigation of the murder of a wealthy family and their housekeeper. a baseball bat with what appears to be covered in blood was recovered at the mansion. it was found in the bedroom. one victim had apparent head
trauma. suspect dareon wint was arrested. eric casebolt apologized for his actions in texas. earlier he responded to two suicide calls and let his emotions get the better of him. >> the nature of these two suicide calls took an emotional toll on eric casebolt. >> they said stress is not an adequate defense. activists want charges brought against casebolt. a man described ed witness testified she described him as bright and shy. >> told him from the start it would be a casual relationship and i did not really feel much
closer with him so i wanted to break up with him. >> prosecutors contend their breakup was a catalyst for the attack that killed 12 people. coming up on the "morning news," calls for help. authorities release a desperate 911 call from flood victims in texas trapped in their homes by rising waters. this is the "cbs morning news." c white toothpaste goes beyond surface stains to whiten over 3 shades. in fact, it whitens more than the leading express whitening strip. it's your smile bff. whiten more just by brushing. people with type 2 diabetes come from all walks of life. if you have high blood sugar ask your doctor about farxiga. it's a different kind of medicine that works by removing some sugar from your body. along with diet and exercise farxiga helps lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. with one pill a day,
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families visiting wimberley from corpus christi reached out for help. >> what is your name? >> laura, l-a-u-r-a, mccomb, m-c-c-o-m-b. >> reporter: she describes the water. >> it's coming up to the second floor. it's coming high up. >> don't go to the attic so you don't get stuck. >> reporter: laura and others were staying in the house. about 15 minutes after her call a man who doesn't identify himself makes another phone call to emergency dispatchers. >> reporter: a few minutes later at 11:29, a third call is made. a woman can barely be heard telling emergency workers the house is down, they're floating. the next call made to 911 a man
staying nearby sees a house floating down the river with a person inside. >> it stopped a good 25 30 feet right now. >> reporter: people skl for help with evacuations describing roads watched out, seeing vehicles in the water. it shows how overwhelmed rescue crews became as the rain would not let up. >> that's ktiv's matt reporting. body were recovered. one of the victims laura mccomb. the bodies of james and his dog were inside the car. the electric door locks became disabled. police think rogers didn't know how to manually locked them. temperatures inside the car could have soared to 120 degrees.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. i'm coming. cameras capture a near disaster for a pair of base jumpers. they planned a tentative jump at arizona's superstition mountains but hundreds of feet above the ground their parachutes get tangled. somehow one of the man manages to get his free and his chute catches into a rock. the second man glides to the ground below. both men escaped without serious injury. on the "cbs moneywatch," pay raise for minimum wage workers in l.a. and a throwback for pepsi. wendy gillette is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, wwendy.
>> good morning, alison. in what may be a push toward the greek crisis talks were held chld greece has three weeks to conclude a deal before its bailout deal expires. meanwhile standard & poor's has downgraded it to junk. the dow rallies for 236 points its biggest one-day gain in more than a month. the s&p climbed 25 points and the nasdaq composite finished 62 points high jeer also of note on wall street, stocks of net flooks soared to a new high after shareholders cleared the way for a new stock split. netflix rose $25 a share. it's nearly doubled in price. the los angeles city council gave final approval to raising the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour. the bill is expected to be signed into law saturday.
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investigating a literary whodunit. a copy of e l james' "fifty shades of grey" novel has been stolen. they're concerned the highly anticipated novel will be leaked. the story details the story of billionaire christian grey. game four last night. tampa bay ties it up. alex kill horn is left in front of the net, but in the third brandon saad puts them ahead for good. it gives the blackhawks a 2-1 win. more importantly it ties the series up at two games apiece and friday night is saturday night in tampa. minnesota twins outfielder toreii hunter has an wish the ump. he ee about to get tossed out. first hunter's manager gets ejected and then he rips off his
head gear and throws it on the field and takes his gloves. and then he takes off his jersey leaving it for fans to pick up. they lose, -2. just because you're the hero of the super bowl doesn't mean you'll pick up a paycheck. you remember butler. he found himself benched during all of the team's practices last month. according to the "boston herald" he was held out because he was late to the first practice when he was late due to flight issues. it seems he couldn't be kept out of belichick's doghouse. last night's big winners of the country music awards. i'm alison harmelin. you this is "cbs morning news."
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a team from seaworld helped a group rescue a group of live sharks from the water. a truck crashed when a tire blew out. the accident damaged an aquarium tank killing one of the sharks. the other four were oklahoma. they kaid them into a waiting truck to continue the trip. here's another top story. the search for two escaped murderers has expanded into vermont. they've been missing since saturday. investigators say the pair talked about going to vermont before their escape. and an american fighting isis militants in syria has been killed. keith broomfield was from massachusetts. he traveled to syria a few months ago to join kurdish forces to battle islamic
militants. it's believed he's the first american to join the kurds to fight the islamic militants. >> in medical news a clear study shows a clear link between some possible drugs. >> peter suffers with heart burn and aunt acids. he takes taking ppis to bring back the symptoms. >> there was a day in particular i felt a lot of discomfort in my chest. >> reporter: now a new large study from a hospital shows that people who take ppis may be more prone to heart attacks. >> proon the pump inhibitors increase the risk of heart attack in the general population by about 20%. ppis can affect the teflon like
lining of blood vessels. >> if you're taking this medicine, i wouldn't panic, but what i would do is reassess whether you need to be on it or whether you can tape it off or have it be tapered off. >> researches found aunt acids found h 2 blockers did not have heart risks. those include pep sid and zan tack. pete 'eers daut peter's doctor was moving him to another. >> there's a lot of heart problems historically in my family, so that's a big issue for me. >> reporter: researchers stress it can be useful when used in the short term. brian webb for cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the u.s. stepping up the fight against isis. we'll talk with general ray odierno and why the do not call registry no longer works. and we'll show you all the big winners of last night's
eyewitness news begins with breaking news a teenage girl vanishes in the woods and police are searching for chestnut hill area trying to find her. good morning it is thursday june 11th aim quarter von tiehl. i'm natasha brown in for ukee washington. federal investigators say engineer on the derailed amtrak train was not calling or texting on his cell phone but they have more questions about what happened. time to mourn local county community grieves after a tragedy involving a husband and wife pastor team. more on that coming up but first lets get our forecast and we could be at the beginning of the heat wave. >> i think so. >> this is dreaded day right kate. >> yes, it depend on who you ask because bot