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i'm elaine quijano. captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's monday, march 12th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." we've got an engine failure over the east river. a helicopter crashes into new york city's east river killing five people on board. the pilot is the only survivor. the president releases a new plan to cut down on school shootings. and millions of americans are waking up with a headache and alarming bank notifications
after a night of drinking. they're not being swindled out of cash. they're shopping under the influence. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, all fight passengers were killed when a sightseeing helicopter crashed in new york city's east river. the pilot was the only one to escape. the passengers never had a chance. the helicopter hit the water, overturned, and quickly sank. hena doba is here in new york with the latest. hena, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. witnesses say they say the propellers stop midair before the helicopter just dropped. investigators are trying to figure out just what went wrong. this is cell phone video showing the moment a helicopter being used for a photo shoot crashed into new york city's east river. police say two people were pronounced dead at the scene. three others were taken to the
hospital in critical condition. later died. the sixth person, the pilot, is the sole survivor. rescuers say he managed to free himself and was picked up by a tugboat. >> someone was on top of the helicopter waving his arms and screaming for help. >> reporter: you can hear the pilot on the distress call saying "mayday." a few seconds later he used the words "engine failure." >> i saw the propellers stop, but it looked almost like it was supposed to land, like it was making an emergency water landing, but within literally a minute it was completely submerged. >> reporter: firefighters say the chopper went down in nearly 50 feet of water and frigid temperatures contributed to a very challenging rescue. >> one of the most difficult parts of operation, we're told, the five people besides the pilot were all tightly
harnessed. the harnesses had to be cut and removed in order to get these folks off of the helicopter which was upside down at the time and completely submerged. >> reporter: the ntsb has yet to determine what exactly caused the crash. the helicopter was owned by liberty. it has been involved in two other crash since 2007. the recent in 2009 killed nine people. we also just learned that the pilot has been treated and released from the hospital. anne-marie. >> hena doba here in new york. thank you so much, hena. well, no date has been set, but trump administration officials say they expect the first ever meeting between the president of the united states and the leader of north korea to take place. kim jong-un's promise not to resume testing of weapons or missiles, the administration says no other conditions will be imposed on the north prior to the meeting.
as err rol barnett reports, despite the obvious pitfalls, the president is optimistic. >> i think they want to do something. i think they want to make peace. i think it's time. >> reporter: president trump delivered a free will speech in pennsylvania, imploring supporters to give a chance to a dictator he previously referred to as little rocket man. >> south korea came to my office after having gone to north korea and seeing kim jong-un. no. it's very positive. >> reporter: deputy press secretary raj shah says this administration stance has had an effect. >> our policy is pressure. it's pressure from around the world. these have had an impact. it's impacted kim jong-un's behavior. >> we got more than any previous administration. >> reporter: cia director mike
pompeo has gotten progress, but has agreed to verifiable denuclearization soon. >> where the regime sits today with their capacity to reach the united states. >> there's no one in the administration who has face-to-face experience talking to north koreans. >> reporter: joe witt is a state department veteran who has negotiated with the north. >> what is your biggest advice? >> meet to people who have face-to-face experience talking to the north koreans. don't rely on people who are just reading briefing papers. >> reporter: beyond north korean talks, newly announced tariffs, and legal questions surrounding president trump's involvement with a porch star, they're rallying and the campaign slogan would be updated to keep america great! errol barnett, cbs news, the white house. well, a gun control plan released by the white house late yesterday is being penned by gun control advocates.
the plan does not call for an increase to the minimum age to buy assault weapons or for comprehensive background checks, things the president has seen to endorse. education secretary betsy devos will head a commission to provide recommendations to the president. mr. trump is calling for court orders that allow guns to be removed from individuals deemed to be a threat to themselves or others. an improving criminal background check system, and for congress to pass the stop school violence act, a violence prevention school program. they want firearms training for school personnel, the expansion of mental health programs, and a review of the fbi tip line. a north carolina man is due in court today for an arrest. he was taken into custody late friday. 61-year-old michael hand was taken into custody on friday. he's being held without bond. tracy gilpin, then 15 years old was missing in october 1986. her body was found on october opz
22nd in plymouth, massachusetts. an autopsy determined she had been killed by a massive skull fracture. she was the sister of a state police officer. and this morning a winter storm watch is posted from virginia to maine. gusting winds, flooding, and snow are forecast. new england is expected to be hit the hardest. some areas there have yet to recover from the first storm. >> it's been traumatic, it really has. i was hoping it was going to go south of us. what's frustrating is the wind. the wind reminds you. the waves can come back around. i lived here for 18 years, never had a problem until the last storm and now you feel a little bit of unease every time you hear another one come. >> the storm is expected to ramp up tonight into tomorrow morning. other areas including boston could see another 8 inches of snow.
as expected chinese lawmakers voted to abolish presidential term limits. that means xi jinping can rule indefinitely. coming up on the "morning news," fertility clinic malfunctions. the latest failure that may have resulted in thousands of eggs being damaged and rocket to mars. elon musk announces a daring plan for next year. this is the "cbs morning news." orning news." rprising facts about type 2 diabetes. so you have type 2 diabetes, right? yeah. yes i do. okay so you diet, you exercise, you manage your a1c? that's the plan. what about your heart? what do you mean my heart? the truth is, type 2 diabetes can make you twice as likely to die from a cardiovascular event, like a heart attack or stroke. and with heart disease, your risk is even higher. but wait, there's good news for adults who have type 2 diabetes and heart disease. jardiance is the only type 2 diabetes pill with a lifesaving cardiovascular benefit. jardiance is proven to both significantly reduce the chance of dying from a cardiovascular event
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freezing failure at a fertility clinic, and controversial comments from russia's president vladimir putin. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "time" reports russian president vladimir putin is being criticized for insinuating jews and other minority groups could be behind the russian interference. in an interview putin says he doesn't care about alleged russian interference because the actions weren't connected to his government. he also said those responsible may be jews or ukrainians with russian citizenship. the antidefamation league said putin is giving new life to anti-semitic stereotypes. the "los angeles times" reports a man who killed three americans said he returned from afghanistan traumatized. after a standoff with police, albert wong and three hostages
were found dead friday in the napa valley facility. his former guardian said he knew his time in afghanistan had affected him. she said ptsd affected his ability to adjust to everyday life. california's "mercury news" says a freezer malfunction at a san francisco fertility clinic may have damaged thousands of frozen eggs and embryos. the clinic acknowledged yesterday some 400 patients had been told about the liquid nitrogen failure on march 4th. it comes days after they said a refrigerator malfunction may have damaged more than 2,000 frozen eggs and embryos. "the hollywood reporter" says the church of scientology is poised to launch a tv network. a twigle handle website and app appeared yesterday airing scientology tv. it will be available on several platforms starting tonight. no word on the programming it will offer. still ahead, "black panther" sees plenty of green. it continues to make big money against stiff competition at the box office. it continues to make big money against stiff competition at the box office.
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game friday night. as a student is going for a slam dunk, another student pushes him with both hands into the padded upright. the player who was pushed left the game briefly and returned. the player who pushed him was issued a foul but was not ejected. we now know the 68 schools that will be taking part in march madness. the ncaa bauble tournament teams were announced yesterday. some teams couldn't hold back their excitement when they found out they were headed to the big dance. those were the players for tcu and loyola-chicago, reacting to the news that they were chosen. it's the first trip in 33 years for loyola chicago and the first in 20 years for tcu. the tournament gets under way on tuesday. on the "cbs moneywatch," "black panther" has staying power, and a bold plan by spacex. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that
and more. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. well, stocks are indicating a higher open this morning following a solid week due in part to friday's stronger than expected jobs report. the february report is expected to keep the federal reserve on track to gradually increase interest rates and suggests officials don't have to worry that the economy is overheating. take a look at the numbers. the dow finished 795 points on the week. the s&p 500 gained 95 points and the nasdaq added nearly 301 points next week. elon musk says the company plans to launch an unmanned mission to mars early next year. at a south by southwest auction, musk said the human landings could happen by 2024. he said the boosters on spacex
are reusable holding down the costs. meanwhile a startup electric scooter sharing service in los angeles raised $100 million to fund its expansion. bird rides was launched just six months ago and plans to expand to 50 new markets this year. it's an app-based rental that makes it available for customers to pick up and drop off. they have an electric motor that can go up to 15 miles an hour. customers are charged by the minute. and "black panther" continues to dominate at the box office. "black panther" took in an estimated $41 million over the weekend and is now the seventh highest grossing domestic release ever with $562 million in ticket sales. "a wrinkle in time" took second and "strangers prey the night" came in third place. anne-marie. >> diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you, diane. thank you. still to come, shopping while drunk. how hitting the internet after a few drinks is costing americans tens of millions of dollars. few drinks is costing americans
tens of millions of dollars. strong chemo can put you at risk of serious infection, which could lead to hospitalizations. in a key study, neulasta reduced the risk of infection from 17% to 1%, a 94% decrease. applied the day of chemo, neulasta onpro is designed to deliver neulasta the next day, so you can stay home. neulasta is for certain cancer patients receiving strong chemotherapy. do not take neulasta if you're allergic to neulasta or neupogen (filgrastim). ruptured spleen, sometimes fatal as well as serious lung problems, allergic reactions, kidney injuries, and capillary leak syndrome have occurred. report abdominal or shoulder tip pain, trouble breathing or allergic reactions to your doctor right away. in patients with sickle cell disorders, serious, sometimes fatal crises can occur. the most common side effect is bone and muscle ache. so why go back there? if you'd rather be home, ask your doctor about neulasta onpro. what led up to the deadly interaction...
plus: new details on a possible motive in the shooting at a north bay veterans center... hear from people who came face-to-face with the gunman. and a bay area fertility clinic admits to a big problem potentially affecting hundreds of women... join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:30. good morning. it's monday, march 12th.
here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. 24 years after the murder of nicole brown simpson and ron goldman, we're getting a chance to hear o.j. simpson's hypothetical account of what might have happened. the 2006 previously en interview aired on fox last night. >> i know the facts better than anyone. this is one story the whole world got wrong. >> simpson was acquitted of the murders. the 2006 interview between simpson and publicist judith regan never aired because of public criticism. the show's executive producer says simpson's description of what might have happened is suspicious. >> when she asked him about the
bloody clothes, he said, i do remember them, i do remember those, putting them in the bag. i do remember leaving my wallet. hypothetically i could have put the clothes. he kind of goes in and out of his tenses. >> the interview was originally done as part of a promotion for simps simpson's book, "if i did it." you've heard the term "shop till you drop," and now it takes on a whole new meaning. millions of americans are shopping while drinking. meg oliver reports. >> reporter: have a couple of drinks and hop on the internet. what could go wrong. >> reporter: nick says he was drunk when he bought these googlies for his car. he posted the best online purchase i've made yet. >> it comes in the mail and you're like, i don't quite remember what i ordered and then it hits you. >> reporter: in a new survey from finder.com, 68 million people admitted to drunk shopping, racking up about $447
per person, double the amount from the previous year. >> we do spend a lot of money while we're drunk. the problem is actually totaling over $30 billion. >> $30 billion. >> $30 billion. >> on spontaneous purchases. >> exactly. >> reporter: food is the top purchase followed by shoes and clothes, but social media is filled with questionable drinking decisions like this person who accidentally bought 100 top hats per fehr ped toad. ian stratford admits to being under the influence when he bought a t-shirt of a sloth. and this man proudly posted the hot pink outfit he ordered after a few rounds. >> it's easier to dry after a few rounds? >> yeah, definitely. >> reporter: the study finds men are more likely than women to do it. >> you're in a good mood and it may seem like you need this at the moment and you're like, oh, and the next day, you're like you don't need it. >> reporter: making those heated
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our top stories this morning, a chartered helicopter crashed in new york city's east river last night, killing the five passengers on board. the pilot was the only person aboard able to escape. the helicopter flipped upside down after hitting the water. the passengers had to be cut from their safety harnesses. the ntsb is investigating. >> and president trump says he thinks north korea wants to make peace. mr. trump was discussing a potential upcoming meeting with north korean leader kim jong-un. kim promised not to resume testing of atomic weapons or missiles. people in southwestern pennsylvania vote tomorrow when a special house election. polls suggested the race is an
additional tossup when president trump won in 2016. tony dokoupil reports. >> get out on tuesday, vote for rick saccone, and we can leave right now. >> reporter: president trump traveled to moon township, pennsylvania, last knight outside of pittsburgh to rally for state representative republican rick saccone. saccone has been struggling to lock up the special election in a district trump won by over 20 points in 2016. the seat in play was held by tim murphy until he resigned after he encouraged his mistress to have an abortion. >> people agree we have to do the job, get the job done. >> reporter: democrat conor lamb is challenged saccone. should lamb win, it could indicate what lies in store for republicans in this year's midterm elections. >> we are the united states of
america. >> reporter: former vice president joe biden came to the district to campaign for lam. >> he believes in hard work. he believes in labor. >> reporter: with thousands of steelworkers living in the 18th district, recent tariffs on steel and aluminum have played a major part in both campaigns. lamb and caccone support the tariffs. >> i don't think everybody can say they support everybody's values, but by and large, i'm with the president and i'm with rick saccone. >> reporter: tony dokoupil, cbs news, new york. coming up, image manipulation may be creating a false reality. we'll look at what's pop and how some experts are trying to control it. plus arianna huffington joins us in the studio on strategies to get enough sleep so you can maximize your productivity. and -- >> reporter: we're in british
columbia where he's about to drop explosives out of this helicopter to make it safer for skiers below. we'll explain how it all works coming up on "cbs this morning." that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
>> it really did feel like summer and spring yesterday. >> a beautiful day, nice and sunny and warm. that's all about to change. the weather is. here is the fog rolling over the golden gate bridge. this is a different angle of the bridge. that will be a tough drive. not all of the bay area is covered in fog, we see along the coast right now. a foggy start with clouds building this afternoon. the rain starts tonight. most likely after the afternoon commute. we will stay wet through friday. wet and windy weather on its way. a traffic alert in effect for drivers making their way through oakland. this is 880 near the colosseum. you can see all the brake lights at the top of the screen. that is due to some power lines that came down in the roadway. chp has shut down both directions of 880 at 23rd and the backup