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maneuver, she had trained in cpr, cbs news. new york. it's wednesday, april 13th, 2022. this is the "cbs morning news." >> it was like a scary moment. everyone was packed that that little station getting out. it was very scary. >> new york city subway attack. a gunman opens fire at unsuspecting passengers during morning rush hour. the large manhunt and the reward to find him. breaking overnight, texas twister. nearly two dozen people injured after a powerful storm causes widespread damage near austin. 40-year high. from gas to groceries, inflation hits levels not seen since 1981. will it get even worse? well, good morning, and good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green.
this morning a massive manhunt continues in new york city for the gunman who set off smoke grenades and opened fire in a subway train in brooklyn. the attack happened during yesterday morning's rush hour. police say ten people were shot, five were in critical conditioi but are expected to survive. others suffered smoke inhalation or were injured in the panicked rush. a $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest. and investigators are searching for 62-year-old frank james who they say is a person of interest. they are combing through his social media activity including videos threatening to kill people that police call concerning. witnesses describe the shooter as a dark skinned man in an orange vest who put on a gas mask before he opened fire. naomi ruchim is just outside the subway station in brooklyn where the attack took place. good morning. >> reporter: anne-marie, good morning. the ma who they're only calling a
person of interest right now still has not been located. despite those horrific images from the scene yesterday, no one was killed. commuters are preparing for a tense morning bracing for what might come just one day after a mass shooting during the morning rush. police are looking for frank james who they say is a person of interest in the investigation of yesterday's shooting in a brooklyn train station. >> recovered at that scene was a glock 17 .9 millimeter handgun. >> reporter: also recovered a key that led them to this nearby u-haul which investigators say the 62-year-old had rented in philadelphia. >> we are endeavoring to locate him to determine his connection to the subway shooting if any. >> reporter: the attack happened during the morning rush hour with commuters trapped inside a subway car, a man in a gas mask detonated smoke bombs and unloaded 33 shots hitting ten people. good samaritans put pressure on
wounds and stayed with the injured until help arrived. >> coming up the stairs, i saw maybe a 16-year-old that was shot in the knee. you can clearly the bullet. >> reporter: hampering the investigation, officials say the atteto reteve ttbad. at the whatever video that's possible -- >> reporter: new york mayor eric adams at home with covid-19 vowed to find the person responsible. james posted often on youtube. police called the videos concerning. >> mentions homelessness, he mentions new york, and he does mention mayor adams. as a result of that, an abundance of caution we're going to tighten the mayor's security detail. >> reporter: police don't have any information yet about the gunman's motivation. and police believe the shooter's gun jammed, perhaps preventing even more bloodshed. new york's mayor is considering
any potential changes to subway security including possibly adding metal detectors. anne-marie? >> naomi ruchim in brooklyn, new york. thank you very much. and ahead on "cbs mornings," we'll be speaking with janno lieber, the ceo of the metropolitan transportation authority, about why security cameras were not working at the subway station yesterday. breaking overnight now, widespread damage is being reported in central texas after several tornadoes touched down there. at least 23 people were hurt in the salado area north? of boston when a tornado tore through. it was on the ground for several miles. several homes were destroyed or damaged. officials in bell county said deputies helped rescue people. there was also a report of a tornado touching down near ft. hood. also breaking overnight, police in southern california are searching for a suspect who opened fire in a shopping mall. a 9-year-old girl was shot several times at the mall in victorville, about 80 miles northeast of los angeles.
authorities say she was taken to the hospital in stable condition. stores were locked down, and customers sheltered in place. investigators say the shooter acted alone and fled the scene. the cost of living in the u.s. has gone up yet again. inflation is now at its highest level in 40 years. natalie brand reports, though, that americans may seem some -- see some relief soon at least at the gas pump. >> reporter: at the cash register, the gas pump, and pretty much everywhere, americans are paying more. >> wow. it's increased a lot. the meat, the chicken. >> reporter: a government report out tuesday shows consumer prices jumped 8.5% in march, the fastest inflation rate since 1981, easily erasing most wage increases. >> when you put together food, energy, and shelter you can imagine that americans in the lower third of the earnings >> rorter:arch ilatibeing presr
numbers were the first to show the full surge in gasoline prices following russia's invasion of ukraine. fuel costs have been rising steadily amid supply chain snags as the u.s. emerges from the pandemic. >> i do expect that improvement will happen in the months ahead as oil companies continue to increase output. >> reporter: president biden has another plan to try to help drive down fuel costs, allowing the sale of the gas that uses a 15% ethanol blend through the the sale of this e-15 gasoline is usually prohibited in the warmer months due to emissions concerns. >> e-15 is about ten cents a gallon cheaper than e-10. some gas stations offer an even bigger discount than that. >> reporter: pressure is on the federal reserve to tame inflation without stifling growth. >> we're looking at the feds raising the rates a full percentage point, maybe more toward the end of the year.
>> reporter: economists say the march report could be the peak for inflation but caution the right back down will be a slow one. natalie brand, cbs news, the white house. turning now to the war in ukraine, and for the first time president biden referred to the russian invasion as a genocide. speaking in iowa yesterday, mr. biden suggested russian president vladimir putin is a dictator and accused him of trying to wipe out the idea of even being a ukrainian. >> coming out of literally the horrible things that the russians have done in ukraine. and we're only going to learn more and more about the devastation. >> ukraine says more than 720 people were killed in bucha and other key suburbs that were occupied by russian troops. more than 200 people are still missing. after withdrawing from the area, russian forces are now focusing on the eastern donbas region. ukrainian defense officials say russia has almost completed its deployment in the eastern part
of the country, and putin is vowing that the russian offensive would continue until its goals are fulfilled and said the military campaign is going as planned despite stiff ukrainian resistance and heavy losses. oklahoma now has the toughest abortion law in the country. republican governor kevin stitt signed a bill into law making it a felony to perform an abortion at any stage of pregnancy. the only exception is to save the life of the mother. anyone convicted of performing an abortion could face up to ten years in prison and $100,000 fine. the law goes into effect in august. abortion rights advocates say that it is certain to face a legal challenge. and coming up, caught on video -- a teacher jumps into action just in time after a student chokes in the classroom. and remembering gilbert gottfried. fellow entertainers share stories about working with the late comedian. this is the "cbs morning news." this is the "cbs morning news."
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a california woman is set to be arraigned today after agreeing to a plea deal and admitting that she faked her own kidnapping more than five years ago. the disappearance of 39-year-old sherri papini set off a three-week search until she resurfaced along a highway on thanksgiving day in 2016. she was found battered with bindings on her wrists. prosecutors say she did it to cover up an affair and caused her own injuries. a third grade teacher is being called a hero, and a new york state official is accused of bribery. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "the new york times" reports new york state democratic lieutenant governor brian benjamin resigned after being arrested in an alleged campaign finance scheme. amin wkeoverno kathy ul to serve as lieutenant governor last year after she replaced andrew cuomo when he resigned. benjamin is accused of obtaining illegal campaign contributions
when he was a state senator in exchange for directing state funds to a real estate developer's charity. he's also accused of lying to state investigators. >> we allege that benjamin repeatedly lied on the vetting forms that he filled out before he was appointed lieutenant governor. that's a cover-up. >> benjamin, whose name is on the ballot in this year's election, pleaded not guilty to the charges. "usa today" reports lawmakers say the nfl's washington commanders may have broken financial laws. the house oversight committee announced it has evidence that the team and its owner, daniel snyder, withheld or concealed ticket revenue from visiting teams as well as refundable ticket deposits from season tickethoders. the commanders have denied any suggestion of financial impropriety. the findings were part of an investigation into allegations of a toxic work environment within the organization. the "newark star ledger"
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on the cbs "money watch," there's new trouble with elon musk's twitter investment, and singer billie eilish puts her own spin on air force one sneakers. diane king hall is in new york with those stories and more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. stock futures are pointing to a higher open this morning, and earnings season kicks off today with some big names reporting first-quarter results including jpmorgan chase, the nation's biggest bank, and delta airlines. yesterday the dow lost 87 points after the latest reading on inflation. the nasdaq fell 40, and the s&p 500 was down 15. elon musk is being sued by a twitter shareholder. the lawsuit alleges musk delayed disclosing his purchase of twitter shares so he could buy more at lower prices. musk disclosed his 9.2% stake in twitter in april. under sec rules he was supposed to have made the disclosure by march 24th. the lawsuit is seeking damages. there's no comment on the suit from musk.
lululemon is expanding its resale program to the company's almost 400 u.s. stores and on line. the high-end athleisure company will allow customers to trade in gently used items for a gift card. the used clothing will be resold as part of the effort to go green and keep clothing out of landfills. from athleisure to sneakers, billie eilish has partnered with nike for an environmentally friendly air force one sneaker. the nike air force one billie features 80% recyced materials and incorporates the singer's oversized style. eilish tweeted out this video of her wearing the new kicks and matching mushroom colored sweats. they'll be available by nike on april 25th. the cost, $170. look, i love air force ones, they are iconic, as we talked about. but why does it seem like everything from the '90s i
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go to takeahealthystand.org here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ well the comedy world has lost a unique voice. standup actor gilbert gottfried died after a long illness. he was 67. gottfried was known for his raw scorched voice and often crude material. in 1980 he was a cast member on "saturday night live." he was also the voice of the parrot lago in "aladdin." he co-hosted "the gilbert gottfried's amazing colossal" podcast, and friends are reacting on social media. jon stewart said opening for gilbert gottfried was one of the great thrills of my early standup life. he could leave you gasping for
breath, just indescribably unusually hilarious. and judd apatow said he was also the sweetest man. his podcast is a comedy treasure. what a terrible loss. fans of the show "stranger things" got a taste of the upcoming season. >> a war is coming. i'm afraid your friends at hawkins are very much in the eye of the storm. >> that's the first trailer for seson four. it will premiere on may 27th. producers have already announced that "stranger things" will end after season five. and major league baseball history was made last night. alyssa nakken became the first woman to coach on the field in a regular season game. she coached first base for the san francisco giants in the third inning after the current first base coach was evicted. they beat the padres 13-2. and pulitzer-prize winning
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-- a manhunt continues in new york city for the gunman who set off smoke grenades and opened fire in a subway train in brooklyn. police say ten people were shot, five were in critical condition but expected to survive. investigators are searching for 62-year-old frank james who they say is a person of interest. they're looking at youtube videos he posted that police cll concerning. and widespread damage is reported in central texas after several tornadoes touched down. at least 23 people were hurt in salado, an area north of austin, when a tornado tore through. it was reportedly on the ground for seven miles. several homes were destroyed or damaged.
opening statements got under way in johnny depp's defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife amber heard. the "pirates of the caribbean" actor is suing her for $50 million. matthew force explains. >> reporter: actor johnny depp smiled and waved as he entered the courthouse for his defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife amber heard. the star is suing heard for $50 million claiming she defamed whim when she wrote a post referring to herself as a public figure of domestic abuse. >> the allegations will show that the false allegations had a significant impact on mr. depp's family and his ability to work. >> reporter: lawyers for the actress point out that the article did not mention the superstar by name and claimed everything she wrote was true. >> mr. depp will have to prove that the words miss heard used were about him and that they were false. and he can't do that. he can't come close to doing that. >> reporter: the actors met
while making a movie in 2011 and married four years later. heard filed for divorce in 2016. another of heard's lawyers detailed the domestic abuse allegations. >> started hitting amber. h took her -- grabbed the cell phone from her, wound it up, and bashed it into her face. >> reporter: lawyers for the three-time academy award nominee say the trial is about clearing depp's name. >> a kind soul who hasn't ever and would never raise a hand to a woman. >> reporter: the trial is being held in fairfax, virginia, where "the washington post" computer servers are located. it is expected to last about six weeks. math you torres, cbs news, fairfax, virginia. coming up on "cbs mornings," the latest on the new york city subway shooting. we'll hear from the ceo of the metropolitan transportation authority on what's being done to keep commuters safe. plus, former astronaut scott kelly stops by the times square studio with his new book for graduates called "ready for launch."