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gunmen open fire in a dallas suburb outside a contest of the best cartoon for the prophet muhammad. tensions ease in baltimore as the curfew is lifted and the national guard begins to withdraw. and the name game. what will the newest member of britain's royal family be named? captioning funded by cbs d by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, may 4th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning law enforcement officials in texas are trying to identify two gunmen who opened fire outside a contest for the best cartoon of the prophet muhammad. the contest was held in the dallas suburb of garland.
the gunmen were shot and killed by police after they wounded a security guard. when the gunmen opened fire last night, there were about 75 people inside the curtis caldwell center. the gunmen started shooting just as the event was ending. police say they had not received any credible threats beforehand but they were prepared for something like this. >> i don't know anything so far as any conversations that took place. the only things that we know right now is that they drove up, got out, and opened fire on the security officer. >> the contest was hosted by a group called american freedom defense initiative known for buying advertising space across the u.s. criticizing islam. the winner gets $10,000 for the best cartoon. cartoons of muhammad are insulting to many muslims and have sparked violence around the world. in january, 12 people were killed when a gunman attacked a
newspaper office in paris after the paper published cartoons of muhammad. the next month there was another deadly shooting in denmark at an event for an artist who drew a caricature of muhammad. pamela gellar president of the afdi said the cartoon contest was about making a stand for free speech. >> this incident proves just how violent the war is on freedom, and it's here. it's not just paris and copenhagen. it's here. the war is here. are we going to stand up to freedom or submit to savagery? >> the policemen are searching the gunmen's car for a possible bomb. there is no indication that anyone else was involved. this morning baltimore residents are waking up to a city returning to normal. the mayor lifted the curfew sunday, six days after riots sparked by the death of freddie gray and the governor began withdrawing national guard troops, but there are new calls for social justice.
brook silva-braga is in baltimore. brook, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. it's been a quiet night, really a pleasant night for the first time. for the first time cars on the streets, pedestrians on the sidewalk, and the hope that the woeft of the unrest may be over. the city's mayor lifted a mandatory curfew. >> we'll get through this and do it as one baltimore. >> reporter: earlier in the day national guard troops in the area to enforce the curfew began pulling out as tensions over the death of freddie gray began to subside. >> we're going to continue to keep officers deployed in areas where there's a potential for concern, where we have had previous incidents of violence. >> reporter: in the last week authorities say nearly 500 people were arrested and more than 100 officers were injured during riots and row tests. about 200 businesses were looted and millions of dollars in losses to businesses.
>> mom and pop stores need your help. >> reporter: even as the mood on the streets begins to turn to normal many residents say what counts as normal in baltimore is the real problem. >> we had a formal policing where people suspected of minor offenses were using major uses of force often lethal. and so that's what we have to focus on here. >> reporter: gray died after suffering a severe spinal injury while in police custody on april 12th. the six officers involved are facing criminal charges and are expected in court at the end of the month. the governor said it won't be lifted until the national guard pull out. anne-marie. >> brook silva-braga in baltimore. thank you, brook. a man who shot and killed a suspect did the right thing.
they say the 31-year-old heard a woman scream saturday outside a grocery store in oram of south lake city. she was being pulled from her suv. he confronted the man who was not armed. police say the man has a concealed weapons permit and likely won't face charges. >> this morning at least 20 police officers in israel are injured following clashes sunday. thousands from the jewish ethiopian community are upset. some threw rocks and bottles at officers in riot gear. they used stun guns. this morning the death toll from the earthquake in nepal is more than 7,200. a new problem is preventing those from reaching aid. millions of cargo planes have been blocked from landing because of damage to the main airport's runway. seth doane is in kathmandu and shows us the dire need of those remote areas. >> reporter: by helicopter we saw just how remote some of these villages are.
we're traveling with the head of united nation world food program as she surveyed the complicated area. >> eight of the highest peaks in the world are nepal so you have a terrain that makes it very difficult to reach population. >> reporter: here they delivered more than 4,000 pounds of rice to hard-hit gorca, but landing on tough terrain can prove difficult, and with the monsoon season approaching, aid relief workers say it's a race against time. earlier this week we visited rural areas just a few hours from kathmandu and found no relief had arrived. when you see people saying we're not getting the aid, you're in charge. is that a failure? >> it's not a failure. it says we have work to do. it says that that person you talk to.
that talked to, yes, they may not have received but there is another person in a town over who probably did. >> reporter: getting that aid on its way starts here. >> we're constantly every day into the night, we're moving stock here. >> reporter: we were shown the food storage program facility next to kathmandu airport with its range of relief supplies. >> medical shelter, food, water and sanitation equipment. it's everything you would need in those first few moments of the disaster. >> reporter: so far they've dispatched food for 250,000 people, but their goal is to feed 1.4 million. the challenge now is reaching them. seth doane cbs news kathmandu nepal. thousands of migrants trying to cross the mediterranean sea are safe this morning after being rescued by the coast guard over the weekend. an italian coast guard ship carried over 900 people docked in sicily overnight.
allen pizzey shows us the risk they're taking for a shot at al better life. >> reporter: casted adrift they're in the waters, this is the illegal migrant version of a luxury cruise. luxury because the seas were calm and the italian navy was on hand to rescue them. over the course of the weekend described as very busy due in part to smugglers taking advantage of the good weather, some 5,800 people and counting including women and children have been saved. by ten italian vessels for private boats under french ship. a single packed boat load of migrants can earn the smugglers as much as $90,000 with minimal overhead and little fear of being caught or punished. two were picked up by the italians and migrants told of being brutalized while they waited for their place on a boat. in libya we were beaten and humiliated, this man said. in libya, life is hard. nearly 2,000 migrants are
believed to have died since crossing since january, but as many as 200,000 are expected to try to make the trip this year. most end up on the italian islands of lampedusa or sicily but want to move on. european countries have been unable to agree on rules and quotas for accepting them and migrants are too desperate to care. allen pizzey cbs news, rome. this morning britain's royal family is getting to know its newest member. the second child of prince william and the duchess of cambridge is just 2 days old, but we still don't know what they're calling the young princess. susan mcginnis is in london. susan, good morning. >> reporter: anne-marie, good morning. there's been a lash rush of last-minute betting on what this little princess is called but it won't be long before we find out what they named their little princess.
it all happened so quickly. kate gave birth after three hours of labor. she and prince william left the hospital with their daughter just nine hours after she was born, but the duke and duchess of cambridge are taking their time revealing the name of their new princess. one newspaper dubbed her sleeping cutie but london shops keep riding on the name. >> they keep saying charlotte and alice. i love both of those names. >> reporter: the princess will be little sister to prince orange. prince william and kate and their two children will soon leave their home at kensington palace and leash for their country estate two hours from london. they're expected to stay out of the public eye for several weeks. they'll live in their ten-bedroom estate. will and kate's kensington neighbors say they'll miss having them in london. >> we would see william driving his range rover. we will miss them. but, of course, they'll be coming down here off and on. >> reporter: celebrations will
continue this afternoon when the queen's soldiers fire royal gun salutes in honor of the new princess. charlotte, alice, and elizabeth are among the most possible picks here in london although many people anne-marie, want to see diana as part of the name. >> i think i'd go for alice if i had to pick. susan mcginnis in london. thanks. republican primary voters have another choice this morning. retired neurosurgeon ben carson said he will seek the gop nogs. the rising conservative star has never run for public office. he plan as formal announcement today in detroit. and coming up on the "morning news" now, california quakes. earthquakes rattle parts of the state leaving thousands shaken. this is the "cbs morning news." state leaving thousands shaken. this is the "cbs morning news."
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residents in both northern and southern california were rattled by two separate earthquakes. a magnitude 3.8 earthquake jolted the los angeles area sunday morning. the second quake measuring 3.6 hit in the bay area of concord. there were no reports of damage or injuries. >> on the "cbs moneywatch" now, a possible new deal for time warner, and superheroes soar to the top of the box office. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. asian financial markets were mostly higher from stimulus promises from china. hong kong's hang seng gained a fraction. south korea's kospi added half a percent. tokyo's nikkei is closed. here on wall street today, investors will be watching more earnings reports including comcast and data on march factory orders. the dow lost 60 points last week. the s&p fell 9 points. the nasdaq dropped 50 points. a big cable tv merger could be in the worjs again. charter communications, the
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a motorcyclist is recovering today after being rescued from underneath a vehicle in california. the biker was hit by a car and he was thrown underneath a moving pickup truck friday. witnesses said the man was dragged about 15 yards before traffic slowed down and people were able to help. >> i walk up to the guy, put one knee down, i can see he's kind of groggy. everybody gets out. we're trying to figure out how to help him out. do we lift the car up do we use jacks? they used a jack from another car stopped on the freeway. they lift the pickup truck high enough to lift him out. the man who was in full protective gear only suffered minor injuries. john kerry was in nairobi, kenya, to visit an elephant orphanage. he used his smartphone to take a picture of the baby elephant.
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a new york city police officer remains in the hospital in critical condition this morning. 25-year-old brian mooar was shot in the head saturday night. he had been in plain clothes when he tried to question a suspect. the gunman demetrius blackwell was arraigned on attempted murder charges sunday. he was convicted in 2001 of an attempted murder charge. last week the justice department announced a $20 million program to help police departments around the country buy body cameras for officers. minneapolis has already invested more than a million dollars in cameras, but as vinita nair reports, there's more to these programs than simply pressing "record." >> in order to turn them on, we just simply push the lever down.
>> reporter: officer brandon bartholomew is one of 36 officers testing the new camera for the minneapolis police department. >> you get comfortable with the camera being there. the training is on the job. >> reporter: as many as 4,000 police departments nationwide are using body cameras. while they reduce the numbers of excessive use of force, they also present a new set of challenges. >> when you can turn these cameras on and off, how long you have to keep the video, who has access to it. so there's a lot of things still up in the air that we are absolutely going to need public input on. >> reporter: deputy chief travis glampe says several hours of video. they will store all body camera video for a minimum of one year. cost isn't the only issue. retaining video for that long raises privacy concerns. >> every time we have a request
for the videotape, are those public not public? >> reporter: the department is facing 30 lawsuits alleging excessive force that date back a number of years. in 2012 when the chief took over, there were more than 1,400 incidents reviewed by internal affairs. the chief said that number dropped to 934 in 2013 because of her emphasis on community policing. she hopes the cameras will build even more trust with the community. the department is going ahead with the plans to outfit most of its officers with cameras by the end of this year. >> go back to your car -- >> reporter: even though the rules are still being written. vinita nair, cbs news, new york. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the latest on the shooting in garland, texas. we'll be live from the scene. plus, more on the growing field of republican presidential
candidates. we'll talk with political director john dickerson. and christian walker, the son of legendary football player her ng his mark her shall walker, is telling us how he's leaving his mark on the field. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. i'm anne-marie green. thanks for watching. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
it's monday! we're feeling it this morning, may 4th! [ laughter ] >> some so much more than others. >> yeah! >> i'm frank! good morning! >> good morning, everybody. you feel more than some others? >> i was in vegas. it was fun. road trip. 24 hours. >> bike trip. [ laughter ] >> good morning, everybody. no matter what you did this past weekend, this is what you can expect. we have plenty of cloud cover for the coast through the bay through our inland areas. numbers are in the 40s and 50s. and later today, we'll have clearing to the beaches with highs in the 50s and 60s, even a few 70s. the full forecast ahead. but here's liz. out the door, i think everyone is slow to go this morning. there's very few incidents. and our road work is very minimal as well. so there is a little bit of road work on southbound 880