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2015. good morning, i'm lauren lyster in for anne-marie green. we begin with another winter storm a lot of wary americans hope is the season's last hoo-rah. it's from the texas border to new england. icy rain, snow and sleet fell overnight. states of emergency in alabama, mississippi, new jersey and west virginia, where nearly half a million customers are wout power this morning. central kentucky is feeling the effect. heavy snowfall is making for dangerous travel conditions in the lexington area. the temperature there is expected to be around 1 degree. because of the weather, 2300 flights have been canceled most in washington, dallas and northeast. don champion is in new york where the snow is starting to fall. don, good morning.
>> reporter: good morning, lauren. it's starting to fall and change over in the past hour or so. people in two dozen states are under winter weather alerts. the storm makes for dangerous commutes from dallas to the boston area. plows hit the road in west virginia overnight as snow quickly accumulated on the ground. just yesterday, parts of the state had flooded roads and mudslides after heavy downpours. up to a foot of snow expected today, officials issued a state of emergency. >> i have never seen it like this. >> reporter: there's a similar soggy story playing out in parts of kentucky. >> i hope the snow moves in quicker than they anticipate to slow down the water flow. >> reporter: it could be winter's final punch of the season expected to bring snow and ice in texas. >> try to plan the flattest route with the fewest turns and the fewest areas where you could get in trouble. >> travel in arkansas could be so tricky, police plan to use
military hummers to get around. >> gives us the dimension to be able to serve the community and get places where we may not be able to get normally when the conditions like this get bad up there. >> cities like washington, d.c. and philadelphia could get six inches of snow. in new york city, people could see four inches. in boston, if more than two inches fall, it could become the snowiest winter in the city. >> you don't want to give up in 23rd hour. the last mile before the marathon. we can take a little more. >> reporter: what could certainly be light at the end of this snowy tunnel. the deputy director at the climate prediction center expects temperatures to be considerably warmer in the country over the course of the an ex few weeks. looking forward to that. >> don champion in new york, thank you. eric fisher of wbc says more cold air is following the latest winter blast. >> we have been watching the
arctic air drive southward. big temperature changes overnight. places that were in the 80s like jackson, birmingham area atlanta, falling to the 20s and 30s. by thursday night, teens and 20s over a huge area. winter is coming back. along that boundary is where we are tracking the rain ice and snow moving eastward for thursday. significant totals from new york philly and d.c. wrapping up as snow leaves virginia beach area. south side of the ohio valley, the snow has been coming down we could see double digit snow. four to five inches in new york city and totals in d.c. and richmond. on top of it, we have seen rain and rivers running high in kentucky and west virginia. be careful of swift moving water. we have seen wild weather the last couple weeks there. the cold this morning, some record lows possible. we will do it again on friday morning. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news. the american ambassador for
south korea is hospitalize zed this morning
after a knife attack in seoul. he was slashed in the face and wrist wednesday. it happened as he prepared for a lecture on peace. blood was splattered on his face, hands and tie. witnesses say the attacker screamed demand for korean unification. the suspect is in custody. he's a former naval intelligence officer who served in iraq and afghanistan. hillary clinton tweeted she wants the public to see her e-mails and asked the state department to release them. this follows word that a house committee subpoenaed the e-mails as the uproar of using private e-mail simmered. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, hi. >> reporter: good morning. the clinton tweet says the state department will review her e-mails for release as soon as possible. angry critics want answers. they say the private e-mail system she used allowed her to
avoid scrutiny. news that clinton used
a private e-mail account while secretary of state triggered a controversy. she used a private server at her home to store the core spon dance. clinton turned over 55,000 e-mails to the state department. trey gowdy on libya in 2012. >> i believe they have provided everything they have but whether the 55,000 is the entire universe or half the universe, how would we know? >> reporter: the subpoenas issued by the republican controlled house committee investigating benghazi seek all communications of former secretary of state, hillary clinton, related to libya and letters sent to internet firms informing them of their legal obligation to protect documents. four americans, including chris stevens were killed in the attack on the u.s. post. a clinton spokesman says she
complied with the letter and the spirit of the law. she is not the first high ranking official to use private e-mail for government business. the state department says she met existing laws. >> when she was secretary, a, there was not a prohibition or a time requirement for when personal e-mails or documents had to be preserved as part of the record. >> reporter: now, dowdy says within two weeks he needs all the relevant documents or a very good explanation of why they are delayed. republicans have been looking very, very closely at the actions surrounding the benghazi attack. this controversy could set up a legal clash between gop lawmakers and the presumptive democratic candidate. >> thanks. testimony resumes in the boston marathon bombing trial. baren rand mcwatters lost her
leg in the attack. she watched her close friend die on the pavement next to her. she very slowly said her legs hurt. we held hands and shortly after that, her hand went limp in mine and she never spoke after that. kris van cleave has more. >> reporter: jurors watch grizzly videos after the boston marathon bombing. the discurbing images show the victims lying on the ground as people try to stop the bleeding. the man who shot the video said he smelled a mixture of gun powder and burned flesh. accused bomber tsarnaev has no reaction during opening arguments. the blast killed three and injured more than 260. he's charged with the shooting death of an m.i.t. police officer. defense attorney judy clark conceded, it was him that participated in the attacks, but his older brother, tamerlan shot
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here is a look at today's forecast in cities around the country. untry. on the cbs moneywatch, mcdonald's changes its chicken and a challenge to uber's clean up fee. we are live at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> stocks on wall street are looking to recover after a down day yesterday. the dough jones lost 106 points s&p 500 nine lower. the nasdaq fell 12 points.
the ceo of exxon mobile expects oil prices to remain low for two years. rex says expanded global supplies and weak economic growth in asia and europe should keep crude at $55 a barrel. the price of oil plunged because production out paced consumption. etsy is going public. in a filing they said they are looking to raise $100 million in the first public stock offering. etsy had 1.5 million sellers last year and 20 million buyers. mcdonalds is setting new standards for chicken and milk. the fast food b giant says they will require their chicken supplier to stop using antibiotics within two years and no longer serve milk from cows treated with a growth hormone. public health officials say anti biotics used to raise chicken can lead to a drug resistant
germs. a trial over "blurred lines" resumes today in los angeles. ferrell williams says he did not top pi work by the late marvin gaye's 1977 hit, "got to give it up". "blurred lines" earned $16 million in rofits. uber is erasing a $100 clean up surcharge it gave to a passenger. a california woman discovered the charge after taking a $7 ride to a friend's home. they applied the cleaning fee used for events such as vomiting or pet accidents. the seat got wet because it was raining. lauren? >> at least they got it back. wendy gillette at the new york stock change. thank you. when we return snow shoveling fight. two neighbors that got into a heated dispute over clearing a sidewalk.
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ound the country. an ohio man's effort to help a neighbor turned into a confrontation over snow removal outside cleveland. police arrested 69-year-old larry myers. he's accused of assaulting the good samaritan. tiffani tucker of woio shows us the shoveling dispute. >> he came outside yelling, what are you doing, this and that. >> when i specifically told him, i don't need you to shovel my section of the sidewalk. >> reporter: a snowy mess. two neighbors get into it over shoveling. will says he was trying to do a good deed for a disabled neighbor by shoveling snow off the driveway and sidewalk. it ended by getting pushed and shoved in the face by his elderly neighbor.
>> i threw him off me. i kept doing what i was doing. he walked away and started blowing the snow on me. >> reporter: it happened sunday on east overlook drive. another neighbor snapped these photos of the incident. >> he says what are you going to do about it? i grabbed him by his coat like this. i said i'm telling you again, don't touch my sidewalk. >> reporter: he says he started snow blowing his driveway and warned him to move. >> i'll be damned if i'm going to clean my sidewalk and bust my rear end to keep my sidewalk clean when we have officials in this city that don't practice what they preach. >> reporter: they admit they have had issues with each other for years. sunday's snowy fight may have been the breaking point. he says myers blew the snow he shovelled back on to the sidewalk. >> this was over snow. in the fall, it's over leaves. it's just constant.
>> that's tiffani tucker of our cleveland affiliate, woio. in sports, alex rodriguez stepped into the batter's box for the first time in nearly a year and a half. [ cheers and applause ] >> fans at the spring training complex in tampa cheering rodriguez for his yearlong suspension for violating the major league baseball's drug policy. he rewards fans with a hit. the phillys top the yankees, 3-1. peyton manning is taking less money to return to the broncos in 2015. he will play but accepting a $4 million pay cut to help denver with the salary cap. manning can make the money back through incentives. speaking of nfl, the dallas cowboys quarterback, tony romo spotted at duke's basketball game. the third ranked blue devils had no problems beating lake forest,
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finally, 17 years since frank sinatra died. now, as the centennial of his birth approaches, his work is going on display in new york. anthony mason has more. ♪ let's take it nice and easy ♪ >> reporter: the life of the most celebrated singer is being celebrated at the new york public library and performing arts. old blue eyes grammys are here and his oscar. this week, his family saw it for the first time. what do we have here in this case? this is you, nancy. >> that's me. >> reporter: frank's daughter nancy sinatra and graund daughter. >> reporter: how do you feel about the excitement of the centennial? >> don't you think grandpa would be thrilled? >> i think he would be humbled. he would be amazed. >> reporter: the family lent some of their photos to the exhibit. early photos, young frank's first hoboken id card.
they wanted fans to see the human side of sinatra. >> he played the ukelele. i don't know how many people know that. >> that's how he romanced my mother. >> exactly. >> always had that ukelele with a hat on. >> that's one of my favorite photographs of him. >> reporter: this is young frank age 9 or 10. >> told the future. >> reporter: there was something about the way he wore his hat. >> as frank would say, the attitude is all in the angle. >> reporter: sinatra was noon for his swagger, but it all came back to the music. ♪ it was a very good year ♪ >> he's known as the voice and boy did he have a great one. his ability to phrase. his ability to wrap a lyric around a mel di line. that's what sinatra is about. >> reporter: he was the envy of his peers. he comes around once in a
mine is brian hackney. frank's off today. it is 29 minutes after 4:00 and we're off to a nice start, miss g? >> yes. we have this area of high pressure building into the state of california and the end relative humidity, we are in a dry weather pattern and the temperatures will only increase into the weekend. right now 39 in fairfield, 40 livermore. later today numbers in the 60s low 70s. >> just one minor accident to report eastbound 24 at the caldecott. roadwork on the westbound side. police are searching for the gunman involved in a rolling shootout that closed two lanes of an east bay freeway. yesterday near the broadway exit. it involved two cars, a car was found riddled with half