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you the news continues, for others you can check back captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, september 22nd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." don't throw anything! >> a second night of violence in charlotte. protesters confront police and break window and block roads. the governor declares a state of emergency and calls in the national guard. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm meg oliver in for anne-marie green. the national guard is now trying to restore order in charlotte after a second straight night of protests over
the killing of a black man by police. north carolina's governor declared a state of emergency after demonstrations turned violent. one person is in critical condition this morning after being shot by another civilian. protesters were also seen looting stores and breaking windows. don champion is in charlotte. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, meg. as you drive around this part of charlotte, the aftermath of the second night of violence is clear. take a look behind me. shattered window and damaged buildings like this line this entire block here and even at this hour, there are heavily armed officers here trying to keep order. the chaos in charlotte stretched well into the overnight hours, as protesters faced off with heavily armed officers. tear gas filled the air and at least one flash exploded, as officers moved in to clear the
streets. the scene played out as anger over the deadly police shooting of keith scott spilled on the streets for a second night. some demonstrators were arrested peacefully but damages to businesses and stores in charlotte's vibrant uptown area mounted and windows were smashed even at the sports arena. >> justice has to justify everything. if you give the black man justice according to the laws of the land, there would be no need for. >> reporter: at one point, a man shot in the head by another civilian drawing raw protest from this protester. >> we came out here for peace. this is not how we succeed. i was wiping off his blood. i was sitting right next to him and no life in his eyes gentleman the different narratives of what led of to keith scott's death on tuesday. >> i want people to make sure that our investigation is thorough and transparent. >> reporter: police say the 43-year-old ignored repeated demands when they asked him to
drop a gun at this apartment complex but family members insist he was holding a book, not a weapon. at last check, we were told the three civilians were being treated at a local hospital. we also know that four officers were hurt during the violence last night. meg, we should also mention that what the city did confirm that the mayor here will be watching dash cam video from the shooting tuesday sometime today. >> don champion in charlotte for us, thank you so much. recent police shootings of black men became a top agenda on the presidential campaign trail. donald trump and hillary clinton yesterday both decried the killings in oklahoma and north carolina as senseless tragedies. >> we have two more names to add to a list of african-americans killed by police officers in these encounters. it's unbearable. >> that man was hands up. that man went to the car hands
up. put his hand on the car. to me, it looked like he did everything he is supposed to do. >> appearing yesterday at a predominantly black church in cleveland, trump said stop fricking would reduce the crimes in city. the phase was ruled out in new york after successful legal challenges republican coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk with cbs news political director john dickerson about their strategies. investigators are uncovering more evidence linking ahmad rahami to a bombing saturday in new york and new jersey and they are looking for two people who may have unwittingly diffused an explosive device. kenneth craig reports. >> reporter: the chairman of the house homeland security committee held up a copy of a bloody page from bombing suspect ahmad rahami's journal during
hearings on domestic terror. >> gunshots to your police. death to your oppression. >> reporter: rahami is faces ten federal charges, including bombing a public place. >> in the near future, it is our intention to bring the defendant to federal district court for the southern district of new york, which has jurisdiction over the manhattan neighborhood where more than 30 innocent people were wounded and countless others were gravely endangered by his bombs. >> reporter: prosecutors say they also found video that shows rahami setting off what appears to be a pipe bomb in his backyard here in elizabeth, new jersey, earlier this month. investigators say it may have been practiced for saturday's attacks in manhattan and the jersey shore. the fbi also asked for help wednesday locating two people shown a surveillance video apparently removing an unexploded pressure cooker from a piece of luggage saturday, just a few blocks from where the other bomb detonated.
>> we have no reason to believe they are connected. that's why i've said, i can't stress enough, they are witnesses at this time. >> reporter: authorities say the men took the suitcase. investigators want it back for evidence. kenneth craig, cbs news, elizabeth, new jersey. emergency crews hope to get the electricity back on today in puerto rico. the eyelid's 3.5 million people were plunged into darkness overnight. a fire yesterday at a power plant blacked out the entire territory. schools are closed and hospitals are cancelling nonurgent procedures. the governor froze food and gasoline prices to prevent gouging. rebel-held areas in aleppo, syria, were held overnight. yesterday, syrian opposition forces in the city came under heavy fire from government artillery. secretary of state john kerry wants all aircraft grounded over war-torn areas so aid can be delivered. the u.s. and russia are still blaming each other for the
attack on a convoy that killed 20 humanitarian workers monday. u.s. forces in iraq may have been exposed to a toxic chemical during an isis attack. a shell that landed tuesday on an air base south of mosul is being tested for a mustard agent. one of two field tests showed low levels of the chemical. no u.s. troops showed any symptoms of exposure. lawmakers say mylan's ceo was less than honest as she was questioned about the soaring cost of epipens but heather breshch made one thing clear yesterday on capitol hill. the list price of the allergy saving treatment will not be lowered. vinita nir reports. >> you put it out of reach for the average consumer. >> reporter: mylan ceo heather bresch faced backlashing. >> i wish we could have anticipated this. >> you never anticipated it.
you raised the price. what did you think was going to happen? >> reporter: since 2009 the price of epipens have slowly increased from 100 to a two-pack to more than $600. the 46-year-old tried to defend the spike by saying the company only makes $100 for every two-pack after costs. committee chairman, republican jason chaffetz. >> when the juice is a hundred and they are selling it for 600, there is some room for some pocket. >> reporter: mylan has been the center of public excrete knee since failing to rising costs. it has announced a 300 generic version for the drug. for this family, their pharmacy bill for two kids was cut in half for the coupon. >> but it wasn't quite what we were looking for from the company. we were just hoping they would lower the overall price. >> reporter: lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree. democratic congressman elijah
cummings. >> i'm concerned that this is a rope a dope strategy. after mylan takes their money, they will laugh all the way to the bank. >> reporter: an fda official also testified during the hearing. congressmen want to know why it takes so long for new drugs to be approved, arguing the hurdles are blocking competition. vinita nair, cbs news, new york. coming up on the "morning news." a disturbing health trend. xptant mothers are dying in this country at an increased rate. we will find out why. this is the "cbs morning news." ended up together. that's just what happens when cats call the shots. new friskies tender and crunchy combo. tasty textures cats gotta have. friskies. for cats. by cats. knows how it feels to see your numbers go up,tes despite your best efforts. but what if you could turn things around?
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room for growth. >> we judge that the increasing has strengthened but decided for the time being to wait for evidence for future progress toward our objectives. >> experts predict the fed will increase rates by a quarter point in december. the markets reacted favorably to the fed's decision ending the day with solid gains. the dow added 163 points and s&p up 23 points higher and the nasdaq added 53. the man in charge of the irs said he did not lie to investigators looking into why the agency subjected tea party groups to extra scrutiny. john koskinnen defended him yesterday amid efforts to impeach him. he testified in 2014 no documents were destroyed since the investigation began. it later turned out thousands of e-mails were mistakely deleted. gasoline is flowing again through a pipeline that shut
down earlier this month and caused shortages throughout the southeast. the pipeline closed after 250 gallons leaked out in alabama. the resulting shortage caused gas prices to spike in the carolinas, alabama, georgia, tennessee, and virginia. it will still take a feud before all gas stations are resupplied. blue bell creameries is recalling certain ice cream that it sold in the south due to possible listeria contamination. the company's chocolate chip cookie dough and cookie two-step made in its alabama planted are affected. no illness have been reported. last year, blue bell recalled all of its products due to listeria contamination. meg? >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. we will take you back to south carolina where protesters clashed the streets overnigt.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. now another look at this morning's top stories. north carolina's governor declared a state of emergency after a second straight night of violence protests in charlotte. don champion is there on the ground. don, good morning again. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, meg. the chaos here in charlotte certainly stretched well into the early morning hours here, even at this hour, there are heavily armed officers lining some streets here, trying to maintain order. as you walk around uptown, which is essentially charlotte's downtown area, you see scenes like this behind me. shattered glass and damaged buildings up and down this area. we do know there were some
reports of lootering last night. also we do know that three civilians were hospitalized, one of them is in critical condition after he was shot in the head. also this morning, we are learning that four officers were hurt on this, the second night of violence in the wake of the controversial police shooting of a black man here. we do know that the governor has declared a state of emergency here and has called in the national guard to try to keep the peace. meg? >> don, as you know, two very different accounts. what happened in the shooting death of keith scott. the family said he was holding a book while waiting for his children to get off the school bus. pl police saying that he had a gun. when are we going to see that video? we know the mayor is going to see it later today, is that right? >> yeah. that is the big question right now. last night, the city did confirm that the mayor will be watching, viewing some dash camera video from the shooting on tuesday. yesterday, we did learn from the police chief here that the
officer who did open fire was not wearing a body camera, but there were other officers at the scene who were wearing body cameras and there is also dash camera video, so the police chief, yesterday, did say he had no -- he did not intend on releasing that video. we will certainly see what will happen next after the mayor views that video again sometime today. >> don champion in charlotte for us, this morning. investigators in new york are looking for two people who made off saturday with a suitcase that contained a bomb. police want to study the suitcase as they gather more evidence against ahmad rahami, the suspect in last saturday's new york and new jersey bombings. he is recovering from gunshot wounds. more rain is on the way today for parts of virginia, hit hard by storms. in virginia beach, streets flooded, stranding cars as drivers tried to plow through the deep water. more than a foot of rain has fallen in some areas as what is
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a vigil in tulsa last night calling for unity following the deadly police shooting of terence crutcher. hundreds packed the metropolitan baptist church to honor crutcher who has shot last week. the mayor and other city leaders attended. they issued the address of police violence against the black community. meanwhile, a program in chicago is kamed aimed at fodde relations between police and people. >> we need you to clear out the area. >> why? >> we got a few complaints. >> reporter: the adults in blue shirts are actually police but on this day, they pretended to be teenagers. and these teens acted as police. when backup arrives, one officer
draws his weapon. this role playing exercise was used at a the goal is for students and police to learn from each other. >> it was very helpful and to actually get that experience and that perspective. >> reporter: seniors rodney jackson, kiera jefferson and two others. >> i love the role playing. >> reporter: why? >> it shows us the everyday life in little scenes. >> you have your own perception of it, but once with you get tha other perception, you kind of see how it plays hand in hand and what it's like. to have a phone this close to your face while you're trying to talk to somebody, it's not your ideal way to handle it. >> reporter: south holland police chief gregory baker said he became an officer after his friend was gunned down by police. >> we protect, we serve.
but the part that's is not mentioned a lot is we care. 99% of the police officers are out here, got into this job because they care about people and that is what it's all about. >> reporter: chicago police officer sana sanders. >> everyone is not against the police, just like the police are not all against the community. people really do still want that partnership. they want to feel safe. >> reporter: overall, did this need to happen? >> yes. >> yes. >> change has to start somewhere and i think this is a good place to start. >> reporter: with the conversation to avoid confrontation. jericka duncan, cbs news, chicago. there is a new incident involving a duck tour vehicle in boston. the fourth so far this year. a camera aboard the amphibious vehicle shows a woman apparently walking into the street without looking, right into its path. she suffered a minor leg injury. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will speak with john miller,
new york city's deputy police commissioner, for intelligence and counterterrorism for the latest on the bombing investigation. plus, comedian john oliver of "last week tonight" joins us in the studio. and a preview of "thursday night football"! we will talk with cbs news sport lead announcer jim nantz. that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm meg oliver. have a great day.
breaking news overnight a second night of ununrest in charlotte, north carolina and national guard is being called n dramatic move by governor and how one person was left seriously hurt. a main line convenient stories shut down police say overnight after a violent robbery. we will show you where it all happen and let you know how badly police say the robber left the store clerk. >> donald trump makes a campaign stop in the delaware valley, findings of new national pole of likely voters as we get closer to the first presidential debate. it is thursday september 22nd i'm jim donovan. i'm brooke thomas. fall arrives in just a few hours. >> people were out enjoying last night of