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alabama's, his sure-fire game winner sails wide right. no overtime needed. with 15 seconds to go, the quarterback fires two passes setting up chase mcgraph. the knuckleball is good. the sea of orange now storming the field 52-49 the final. tennessee's first win over alabama in 15 seasons. the 52 points, that was the most given up the by the tide since 1907. down come the goal posts and the fans take these things on a journey. they go through the tunnel, out of the stadium, into the streets of knockville, and eventually into the tennessee river for the best victory bash you could get. how about this, the syracuse orange beating nc state.
you were like 1 year old at the time. >> coy, you are trolling me. i was hoping we would get syracuse orange highlights, we got the wrong orange, the tennessee volunteers. >> this is the longest tease ever. next week. >> next week against clemson. >> you got it. >> we better win. i don't want highlights of a loss. thank you so much. the next hour of "new day" starts right now. good morning and welcome to your "new day." i'm boris sanchez >> good morning. i'm amara walker. this morning an alleged serial kill killer is off the streets. >> the suspect's reign of terror in our community has come to an end. >> how police were able to track him down as they say he was on the hunt for his next victim. plus, the rising cost of inflation. how the skyrocketing price of all the essentials is pushing more people to seek help and how the organizations tasked with helping them are now straining.
new york city has seen a surge of migrants in recent months. how the city is handling the influx and how they're hoping the federal government will step in. the mighty mississippi running dry, as water levels plunge to their lowest level in two decades. "new day" starts right now . sunday, october 16th. we're grateful you're starting this week with us. thanks so much for being with us. good morning. >> hi, boris. it's good to be with you. >> yeah. we begin this morning with relief for some neighbors in stockton, california, after police arrested a man they say was on a mission to kill. >> six men were killed and a woman injured in a series of shootings over the past year that left stockton on edge.
investigators believe this arrest prevented what would have been another killing. cnn's camilla bernal with more. >> reporter: amara and boris, we have been following this story for days, and now authorities say they believe they have their suspect. this is 43-year-old wesley brownlee of stockton, and what authorities are saying is that they were able to arrest this man thanks to two things -- the first being the tips and the help from the community, and the second being old-fashioned police work. they say they were able to zero in one on one possible suspect thanks to all of these tips, and they began following this man trying to figure out exactly where he was going, trying to see if there were any patterns to all of this. the chief of police in stockton saying this man was on a mission to kill. saturday around 2:00 in the morning they were following him. they say he left his house, he was in dark areas, going to parks, stopping, looking around,
and then moving again, and they decided to arrest him. they say that he was wearing all black, that he had a mask around his neck, and also that they found a gun. he was carrying a gun. here now is what the mayor of stockton, kevin lincoln, is saying about all of this. >> we will use every resource at our disposal to make sure the people of our city are protected, it feels safe, and that no parent has to worry about taking their kids to a park, that nobody would have to worry about looking over their shoulder when they go to the grocery store, and that our unhoused population here in the city of stockton will be able to rest a little bit easier tonight, as we take the next steps towards getting them help in healing in their life. >> reporter: and authorities say they will announce the charges
on tuesday when this man is first set to appear in court. in terms of the motive, the chief of police still saying they do not know and do not have a motive. amara and boris? >> camilla, thank you. >> stockton's mayor says hundreds of tips have poured in from members of the public and that information was crucial in making his arrest. last hour i spoke with a former nypd detective about the importance of getting help from the community. >> this was a case that brought together by literally old-school police tactics, right. in today's day where we have electronic means and dna, which may play a part in this case at some point, it's the piecing together of critical pieces of information, getting feedback from the community which in many, many ways in all parts of the country, that's how crimes
are solved is when something happens, the police put information out there, they put out basically a lifeline, and then the community responds. based on the tips that are given by the public, days that people see someone like this, the way that they're acting, what they're wearing and so forth, these little crumbs of information, by themselves don't necessarily mean all that much, but when you start to connect the dots it starts to add up to areas they can concentrate on. descriptions of people that they are given that they can look at based on what they look like, based on what they're wearing. that's exactly what happened here. >> so the midterm elections are a bit over three weeks away, and all over the map candidates are ligament the campaign trail trying to energize their supporters. in pennsylvania lieutenant governor fetterman received a
rally in wallingford. >> in the high stakes u.s. senate race in georgia, herschel walker was back on the campaign trail yesterday after his debate with senator raphael warnock. georgia is one of the key races that could determine who gets control of congress. democrats are bringing out the heavy hitters as they try to hang on to control. former president barack obama plans to campaign in georgia and michigan in the final weeks before election day. first on cnn, president joe biden plans to keep the focus on abortion rights in a speech just three weeks before election day. >> the president set to speak at a democratic national committee event on tuesday. he's hoping the abortion issue will galvanize voters ahead of the midterms. let's take you to wilmington, delaware, where president biden is spending the day and jasmine wright joins us live. the president focusing on the issue of abortion rights, but poll after poll indicates that
the top issue for voters in this election cycle is the economy and inflation. >> reporter: yeah, boris. those two things, the economy and inflation, are going to be what president has to confront this week. a busy week ahead of him campaigning for democrats before the midterm elections. on thursday we will see him in pennsylvania for a finance event for john fetterman. we just talked about that senate candidate. but on tuesday, of course, it's going to be that big speech. this will be the fourth or fifth big speech on abortion. the president has given since roe v. wade was overturned. he and the white house are hoping it brings democrats to the table, to the voter booths, trying to get them energized for the democratic party ahead of the midterm elections. that doesn't exactly jive with what we are seeing that americans truly, truly care about on the ground. a recent cnn poll shows that the economy remains the central focus for voters with 90% of
registered voters saying it was extremely or very important to their vote. fewer than 72% said abortion was as important. this is a lot of the place where this administration is putting their eggs in a basket. asked about the u.s. dollar and the strength of the u.s. dollar on saturday in portland, the president said that he wasn't concerned about it and said he was concerned about foreign countries and their economic policies. of course we're not exactly sure how that sentiment jives with american voters as they feel the tightness in their wallets. >> the president also spoke about the january 6th committee recently. what is he saying about that? >> yeah. it was the most definitive comments on the january 6th hearing so far. the president and the white house has tried to maintain some distance from it, saying that they don't want to look like they're interfering with the department of justice, with their own separate inquiry into it, saying they want to be
distinct from their predecessor's. the president sounded off yesterday at an ice cream shop in portland, and he had to say this. pay special attention to what he says when he says about whether or not the case was made. >> the testimony and the video are actually devastating, and i've been going out of my way not to comment and see what happens, but i think it's been devastating. i mean the case has been made, it seems to me, fairly overwhelming. >> reporter: so there you heard the president using that devastating word to talk about it. now he declined to go any further, but he also mentioned to reporters there that he had not had any conversations with attorney general merrick garland about this at all. >> all right. jazz min wright, thank you so
much. some new data is showing just how bad inflation is getting. according to the consumer price index, food prices in the united states are up more than 11% compared to september of last year. >> wow. with prices rising at a historic rate, more and more americans are turning to food pantries to feed their families. cnn's nadia romero visited one atlanta church that has served more than a million people in need since the early days of the pandemic. >> reporter: hundreds of families lined up for help. >> how are you doing? >> reporter: some of them for hours before this drive-through food pantry started at new birth mission nary baptist church in a suburb of atlanta over the weekend. >> you have absolutely no idea how many people are suffering in silence, having no clue as to how they're going to feed and take care of their families. >> reporter: every saturday since january 2020, back then, just 30 cars per week, but now,
up to 3,000 cars a week. the pandemic and rising inflation providing a one-two punch on people's wallets. >> it is a pandemic and everything is going up. >> double and triple. i paid 85 cents a dozen for eggs and now they're $3. it's crazy. >> ridiculous and also you go in the supermarket and things get expensive. >> reporter: food prices more than alarming, especially for families living paycheck to paycheck. last month the bureau of labor statistics showing how much staple goods will cost you this year compared to 2021. bread jumped 16%, milk up 17%, flour 23% more expensive and egg prices with the most dramatic increase up nearly 40%. inflation a big talking point on the campaign trail as we near the midterm elections.
>> how to budget in a way that doesn't run away and create run away inflation. >> the out-of-control inflation. >> inflation is a global problem. >> reporter: off the campaign trail and back to the food line, priscilla ward and her sister getting the surprise of a lifetime. the sisters are the 1 millionth family who came through since january 2020. ward and her sister will take home healthy produce, small appliances and a $1,000 cash prize for helping the church hit this mark. ward says she has several growing grandchildren she helps feed. >> and they walk in the door, grandma, i'm hungry. i said, let me see what grandma got. they say, you always have something. >> reporter: for her sister it's been a rough last few years. >> i had cancer twice, colon cancer, breast cancer. i'm a cancer survivor. right now god brought me through a whole lot. >> reporter: tears and cheers as these two special recipients and
others in line get the help they need from this church in partners like world vision. >> my grandmother taught me a principle that when it's family, it's not charity. >> reporter: nadia row mira, cnn, georgia. >> just heartbreaking hearing the stories and look, there's more bad news because the cost of heat is likely to soar this winter and that is according to a forecast from the energy information administration, the eia. based on current estimates, heating a home with natural gas will cost about $200 more on average during the coming months. with electric heating expected to jump 10% this year or around $123. here with me now to discuss this further is mark wolfe, the executive director of the national energy assistance directors association. mark, a pleasure to have you on. good morning. what is behind the rise in heating prices this year? >> there are a number of reasons
that are causing heating prices to go up this year, especially for natural gas. one, we export. there's a war in the ukraine. and russia is threatening to shut off sales of natural gas to germany. they're looking for every possible way to buy natural gas. second, a very hot summer. electric companies use natural gas to produce electricity. they drew down their reserves, so we're going into the winter with very tight markets and very high prices >> i mean, this is going to be a very tough winter for so many families, especially those who are already struggling day to day as you heard there from the report from nadia romero. they're struggling to get basic things like eggs and milk in the fringe. now natural gas is a 28% increase. this is going to hit american families really hard. >> not just families with natural gas, higher electric price, much higher heating oil
prices. across the board, on average about 17% more, so it's about $200 a family. but that depends where you live. in the northeast it will be more. in the west it will be high. we're looking at very high costs. there are two factors to the costs, there's the amount you use, but temperature. all signs right now point to a much colder winter. it's going to be tough for family, not just the poorest families in the country but low and middle income families. there are about 20 million households right now behind on their energy bills. going into the winter already behind on their bills facing much higher bills. so it's going to be very tough. >> is there any help out there then for the 20 million families struggling to pay their bills? >> yeah. the federal home -- the federal loan low income assistance programs provides help. it helps about 6 million a year. congress added a billion dollars to the program as part of the last continuing resolution. they'll revisit that in december. i'm hoping congress adds more funding because families aren't
getting hit just by high energy bills, but this is on top of high food bills. we haven't seen basic expenses go up this much in a long time. these are the highest prices we've seen in 10, maybe 15 years. you have to remember about just two years ago, the cost to heat a home with natural gas was only about $500. i'm sorry, this winter it could be as much as $1,000. that will go higher if it's colder. we're entering a period where prices just might not be affordable. that's also being driven by the war in the ukraine. there are lots of factors going on that will make this winter very expensive for all families across the country. >> are there any tips you can give on how people can in the short term, you know, try to bring down the costs during the cold winter months? >> yeah. that's a good question. i mean in the short run, what you can do is think of every possible way to use less energy. we can't do anything about the price. the prices are set nationally or globally. the kinds of things that i would do right now is first, have your
furnace tuned up. change the furnace filter. secondly, install a programmable thermostat if you don't have one and turn it down at night. if you can turn your thermostat down by even 5 degrees, that can save 10% on heating costs. the most important thing is that if you don't think you can afford the cost of energy this winter, apply for the low-income energy assistance program. together with the extra billion dollars congress provided will have about $5 billion to help families this winter. it's very important to apply for funds if you need them. this is going to be a very tough winter. >> makes me worry for so many of the vulnerable people, including the elderly, but some good advice there. mark, thank you for joining us this morning. >> thank you. still ahead on "new day," police are working to identify the bodies of four men pulled from a river in oklahoma. what we know about the case and what led officers there in the
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is why it is taking some time. authorities were led to that river because someone reported seeing something suspicious in the river. when officers went there, they were able to find and recover these bodies. here is how the police chief described it. >> all four bodies were submerged in water for what appears to be an extended period of time, and therefore, identification will be a little bit of a challenge. i don't know that the four bodies that we've recovered are those men. i do suspect foul play in the discovery of the four bodies, what led to them being there. >> reporter: until we get official confirmation from the medical examiner's office, authorities are treating this as two separate cases -- the case of the bodies that were found in the river and then the other case which is the four missing. these were four friends all between the ages of 29 and 32. they were hanging out together sunday night. they all had their bikes, bikes that, by the way, have not been
found, and at least two of them had a cell phone. police officers tracked the cell phone data that led them to two different junkyards. we know that one of them was about five miles away from the river where these bodies were found, so officers were not planning on searching the area near the river. this was not in the path of the cell phone data. look, whether they treat it as one case, two cases or they eventually connect the dots, there are still a lot of questions. we want to know what happened on sunday night, how did these bodies end up in the river? are there other people involved in all of this? questions we continue to ask authorities. amara and boris? >> yeah. so many suspicious circumstances there. thank you. officials in new york are taking steps to deal with the influx of migrants as you may know, including the opening of a new migrant center by the end of this month. >> it is intended to be a temporary solution to a problem that is likely not going away
any time soon. cnn's gloria passmeano has a look at the facility. >> reporter: randall's island is the place that new york city has resorted to in order to put up these tent structures, and we have been watching the progress unfold over the last several days. we were here earlier this week watching the tents first go up, now we can see there's been a lot of work done and we saw several workers putting in the cots and beds and pillows and blankets that migrants who come through here will be able to have when they arrive. there's also several mobile bathrooms and showers and laundry units that are here on the site. this place is designed to only house 500 single adults, and it's supposed to be a temporary solution for what the mayor has described as a crisis. over the last several months the city has processed 19,400 migrants through its department of homeless services and the
mayor saying that the city is running out of space. this is supposed to be a temporary solution. it will house 500 single adults for what is supposed to be only a couple days. now when it comes to families, they will be housed at a hotel in midtown, up to 200 families will be housed there, as they get connected to services and legal resources and figure out what they're doing as they go through this asylum process. some of them will stay here in new york. others may want to go elsewhere. as i said, the mayor has described this as a crisis. he has asked for federal help and there there's no clear indication that's going to happen so far. he expects the numbers to continue to increase and migrants to continue to come into the city, so this is just one of the temporary solutions that the city has come up with as they continue to grapple with the influx of migrants into the city.
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attacks don't have any military value. >> reporter: this has been a familiar theme throughout this war when it comes to russian targeting. you've seen the ukrainians really making huge efforts to retake land in the east and southern parts of the country, and the russians have been largely responding by air, through missile attacks and through drone attacks. the most recent missile attacks, according to the ukrainians, was on two schools in the zaporizhzhia region, two schools and two villages in the zaporizhzhia region. nobody was hurt, but pictures from the scene shows parts of those buildings are absolutely flattened, completely to the ground. the city of zaporizhzhia has been absolutely pounded as of late by russian strikes, by drones, and by missiles, the most recent was just yaez kamikaze drone attack damaged structure. those drones are lethal because they can loiter in the sky before picking out their precise target. in the russian occupied city of donestk, though, the ukrainians
have done some damage it seems. the russian city officials there say that the ukrainian shelling damaging the city administration building. you can see pictures there. black smoke rising from the site of that building. they say that four people were killed. the reason that people were even unde inside that building at the time, as they say, people are working in that city around the clock, given the war effort. >> scott, russia is also reporting an attack on its military training center where they say 11 recruits were killed. what more do we know? >> so this is russian territory belogorod region, north of the kharkiv region of ukraine and a pretty big military town. obviously soldiers are being trained up there to head to the front lines in ukraine. as we understand from local officials and also from russian media, at the time, these were russian troops who were doing an exercise involving shooting. you can imagine the chaos here, russian troops doing what's
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look at all the barges out there, but they're really having to deal with very limited areas along the mississippi where those barges can go through. look at this, you can see the bottom along long stretches of the mississippi river. that was just one spot. look at all of these brown dots. they indicate certain points along the mississippi river basin where that water has now met low water thresholds. some of them you're talking extreme low levels. these three spots on the left-hand side here have broken new records, all-time low levels. these two spots here on the right including the one in memphis are within their top five lowest and those numbers are going to keep coming down as we go through the rest of the week. this is a look at tower rock. this is normally what's looks like, surrounded by water. the only way you could normally access tower rock is by boat. this is now what it looks like. look at all of that water that has receded. you can now go to tower rock by jumping from one of the smaller stones and rocks and make it all
the way over with completely dry feet. part of that problem is just that expanding drought that we've seen across much of the central portion of the country. 133 million people live in these drought stricken areas across the u.s. 99% of oklahoma is even under severe drought. now we're starting to see more of that begin to spread off to the east and that includes that mississippi river basin. one thing to note, we've got a little bit of rain in the forecast, but not really around that target point that we've been looking at. when you look at the long-term forecast, boris and am mara, we're expecting below average rainfall. >> the pictures just say it all. it's terrible. >> allison chinchar from the weather center, thank you so much. extreme weather caused by climate change is also disrupting school systems nationwide. in lee county, florida, three badly damaged school districts are still closed weeks after hurricane ian hit the state. >> as you might recall, lee county was one of the hardest hit areas by that monster storm.
as cnn's rene marsh explains, this is just one example of how the climate crisis is impacting education. >> oh, my goodness gracious. >> reporter: melissa wright sees the destruction at her 10-year-old son zain's school for the first time. >> that's the sign he stands under for the first day of school each rear. >> reporter: one block from the ocean, hurricane ian's winds tore down walls and approached the top of the school doors, destroying nearly everything inside. >> losing that school is probably what i've cried about the most. >> reporter: it's been more than two weeks and the entire lee county school district remains shut down. >> we do have schools that remain in a high needs category suffering significant damage. >> he already said this year was tougher for him than most so i am worried for him falling behind. >> reporter: the climate crisis
disrupting schools nationwide for months and in some cases years. in california, wildfires have been the leading cause of school closures, from 2018 to 2019, a record 2,295 schools closed. last year, in louisiana, hurricane ida, a devastating category 4 storm, ripped off roofs and destroyed schools. more than a year later, two schools close to 900 students are still inoperable. in tennessee 17 inches of rain fell. more than a year later, some students are using an auditorium with partitions for classrooms. a government study found that since 2017, more than 300 declared major disasters have occurred all 50 states and u.s. territories with devastating effects on k through 12 schools, including trauma and mental health issues, loss of instructional time and financial
strain. something waive early, tennessee, schools know well. after the flood there, students test scores lagged behind the rest of the state. >> some of our staff and teachers lost their homes, they lost their loved ones, they lost, you know, their classrooms, so mentally wise, that has put a toll on them. >> reporter: as schools struggle to recuperate from extreme weather, experts say they must better understand their future risk and rebuild more resilient structures. >> our public schools right now, they received a d-plus on america's infrastructure report card. >> wow. >> reporter: until then, when extreme weather strikes, all that is lost will undoubtedly also include quality instructional time in school. >> extreme weather has already had a multifaceted impact on america's schools. several school systems tell me the mental health of students and teachers who are coping with personal losses as they try to resume learning is a major issue. supply chain issues have made
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other victims. >> the details are really incredible. that was just the start of her day. when she went to get checked out at the hospital, she was in labor, and the crash had actually repositioned her baby in the womb. joining us now is megan warfield. a pleasure to see you. first of all, congratulations, because you have since had your baby, less than two weeks ago. first off, how are you and baby doing? >> good, good. she's adjusting well. >> and, if you could, walk us through what was going through your mind when all of this was happening. you're a volunteer firefighter. you're obviously juggling a lot, nine months pregnant, and then suddenly this happens. what's going through your mind? >> honestly, it was just first
instinct of what to do when you see something like that happen. i've been on administrative duty my entire pregnancy down at the fire rescue academy. so i guess it was a little bit of wanting to get back out there. >> i'm just watching that picture of you where you're crouched down. i remember when i was nine months pregnant, i could barely even touch the floor. that was pretty amazing in itself. while you were helping tend to this person -- first of all, how was this person doing and were you feeling anything going on inside of you? >> i didn't feel anything at that time. i think the adrenaline was taking over everything. as far as she goes, hold her in place until different apparatuses showed up. our volunteer company got there quickly and took over. >> there was a point that you were going into labor, right,
when you were on that scene? >> after everything was said and done, i was standing there with my boyfriend and started to feel some cramping and started to get real shaky. he was like, you need to go get checked out. got down to the hospital, a couple hours and then basically all the contractions started and i had them all through out the night. that next morning they said we're going take you back and you're going to meet your daughter a couple weeks early. >> this was no fender-bender either. i want to point out in those pictures, that car is completely flipped over in case somehow you hadn't noticed. what did your fellow firefighters say when all this was happening? did anybody try to stop you? >> nobody was there yet. i was first on scene because i was involved in the crash. when i got out of my vehicle, i kind of just had to figure out what to do to get everybody there. i had somebody call 911.
then the police showed up and i asked them if they could do a couple things. they helped out with traffic and everything. and then when the additional resources got there, the fire department and all that, they kind of took over and i removed myself from everything. >> when your daughter -- by the way, her name is charlotte. great name choice. >> thank you. >> when she's a little older, what kind of stories are you going to tell her? >> oh, lord. i'm just going to show her everything online and let her watch. she's now been on tv. it will be neat for her. >> she is so cute. look at these beautiful pictures. she's, what, two weeks old now? >> yes, just about. >> well, what an amazing story that you have to tell. just incredible that your instincts kicked in and you were ready to help despite you being the one who was so pregnant. incredible ending.
so glad to see you and baby are healthy. thank you for joining us, megan. megan warfield. >> thank you. >> thanks, megan. we have a quick programming note. don't forget to tune into the cnn original series, the myrrh documents, empire of influence. here's a preview. >> the kind of control over what people were consuming and watching an believing that was really important to him. and also $1.6 billion in profit. that was significant. >> sky in lots of ways is james murdock's baby at this point. >> if he can pull off the deal, that means it's a smooth transition really into his father's chair. >> james then is very much acting as if he's going to be the one. word starts circulating that he's even building his own shadow executive team that he can install at the top of the company. >> the murdochs empire of
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