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>> he's like i'll doing it. just give me a minute. >> that is it for kpix 5 news at 3:00. "cbs evening news" is next. captioning sponsored by cbs >> o'donnell: tonight we have several big headlines as we come on the air, america's battle over abortion rights and the breaking news, multiple fatalities after a train going from los angeles to chicago derails with 243 passengers on board. train cars topple over in missouri after colliding with a truck. we're tracking the fast-moving developments about those who are hurt and trapped inside. the abortion rights fight in a. a count divided. we're in states where trigger laws are banning abortions. and in states welcoming a wave of patients. >> illinois is an oasis in a vast abortion des ns,ew evidee leads to a surprise january 6th hearing tomorrow.
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the war in ukraine russian missiles hit a crowded shopping mall, possibly over a thousand people inside. the fear tonight of a rising civilian death toll. >> the hunger crisis in south sudan. we met this mother who walked for more than a month to get food for her eight month old. so he so weak he can barely eat, reports tonight in depth on the risk of starvation for millions. >> tonight's other top headlines, new video tonight of wnba brittney griner after 130 days in russian detention. and a terrifying moment in colombia, the deadly collapse killing at least four including a one-year old. and we'll end tonight with the hertz warming story of a 7 year old cancer patient's dream come true. >> this is the cbs evening news with norah o'donnell. reporting from the nation's capitol. >> good evening and thank you for joining us on this busy
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monday night. we begin tonight with breaking news, an horrific scene from america's heartland. an amtrak train knocked on its side in a missouri, corn field. at least three people were killed and there are reports of numerous injuries. officials say the train traveling from los angeles to chicago with more th passengers and crew on board partially derailed after hitting a truck at a cro ouri, rur town less th c psh does not appear to have been a factor. the wreck comes weeks after the biden administration announced more than $250 million in grants to improve the infrastructure of the world's largest and most extensive rail system. cbs news transportation correspondent errol barnett has the latest. >> there are several injuries, there is a male subject trapped in the bathroom. we know of one female under the train. >> urgent calms of the
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derailment near mendon, missouri indicated several passengers were hurt. >> multiple fatalities, injuries, requesting all available units. >> then rob nighting gayle was inside one of the turned over train cars recording the disorienting aftermath, after being checked on by a crew member he captured this view of the wreckage. >> we hit a truck, someone was crossing. the tracks. >> amtrak says approximately 243 passengers and 12 crew were on board when the train barreled into the truck. >> it is very unfortunate any time you have a derailment of a train and multiple cars strks not a good day. >> the train had approximately eight cars including a baggage car. seven cars have derailed. there are multiple injuries and twonhe tck.aes >> this comes after an amtrak passenger train struck a car on a rail crossing in northern california sunday. and in september, three
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passengers were killed when eight cars went off the tracks in montana. >> now late tonight the ntsb says it is sending a 14 member go team to missouri to determine what went wrong. investigators will look into the train's break braking system, its forward facing cameras and event data recorder that pix up all sorts of components from the moving train like how quickly the emergency horn was activated that plus interviews with passengers like rob will eventually help determine what lead to this. >> o'donnell: horrific scene, errol barnett, thank you. all right, tonight the fallout from the supreme court ruling about abortion rights is groaing. this after three straight days of protests across america. the ruling has lft some legal confusion. there is also a surge in demand for over-the-counter emergency contraceptive pills forcing retailers like wal-mart and cvs. >> from new york to los angeles, protestors took to the streets.
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with angry crowds swearing off with jubilant supporters over the historic ruling that ends a constitutional right to abortion and allows states to decide whether or not to ban it. >> largely peaceful there were scattered ep soasd of vandalism, and another attack on an antiabortion pregnancy center like this one in virginia. with the ruling at least eight states have made abortion illegal and more than a dooz more expected to ban or severely restrict it. but abortion rights supporters and conservative states are not giving up the legal fight. in louisiana abortions resumed after a state court judge temporarily blocked louisiana's trigger law. in others abortion rights groups are arguing their state constitutions give more protection than the federal constitution and contain a right to an abortion.■ >> carry gal away of planned parenthood utah. >> a woman no longer has bodily autonomy to make decisions about her reproductive health care. the state's politicians have
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that authority, over her body. and that doesn't jieb with the utah constitution. >> abortion rights opponents having triumphs in a 49 year bat toll overturn roe also are looking to what is next. >> republican governors like south dakota kristi noem say they are committed to help women with more support and new programs while also working to implement other restrictions likes banning women from getting abortion pills through the mail. in south dakota we already had a bill-passed that said on telemedicine abortion we don't believe it should be available because it is a dangerous situation for those individuals without being medically supervised by a physician. >> vice president harris said the white house will fight those efforts. >> we will do everything within our power as an administration through the executive branch to ensure that women have access to the medication they need. >> and tonight as state court
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judge has temporarily blocked utah's trigger ban under its state constitution. and we can expect to see more of these battles as state courts and legislatures take up this issue and decide what the right to abortion is going to look like in their state. norah. >> o'donnell: the fight is not over, jan crawford, thank you very much. well now to a closer look at the growing divide over abortion rights where states have become the new front lines. the last abortion center in mississippi has ten days before it has to close its doors but in states like illinois, clinics are expecting an influx of patients from neighboring states banning the procedure.s's ds rel report from one of those surge states in a moment but first caitlin huey burns is in jackson, mississippi. good evening, caitlin. >> good evening, norah. this clinic behind me is going to shut down in just ten days. and volunteers over the weekend saw an influx of patients more than double the amount they usually do wince it closes the next closest clinic will be over
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400 miles away. >> the countdown son at mississippi only abortion provider, the clinic known as the pink house is adding more patients before shuttering next week. dorinda hancock has volunteered for over a decade. >> we'll never hide in the shadows again. sorry. and it we will fight until the last day. >> the college clinic is at the center of it the case that overturned roe v. wade a decision cam cheened by governor reeves. >> and we fight this battle, a battle who we have been fighting for almost 50 years. >> but some health care professionals across the magazine nolia state are concerned the already strained health-care system isn't prepared for what is next. >> the governor claim that we are movek toward pros-life phase two, what does pro-life phase 2 look like. >> gety israel, a c.e.o. of sisters in birth, the nonprofit community health organization serves pregnant women in
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jackson. >> mississippi is one of the top four states with the highest rates of young women who are uninsured. the same young women who don't have access to reproductive care. namely contra ception. >> in the mississippi delta one of the poorest regions in the nation, entire counties are without an obstetrician. audreyana lewis shoalts a certified nurse mid wife travels two hours to see patients. she says expectant mothers often rely on hospitals over an hour away. >> sometimes you have patients that deliver on the side of the road and they because they can't make it to the hospital in time. >> and soon more women will be bringing pregnancies to term. >> are you prepared for an influx of women coming to you. >> no, no. >> now that dn. >> i'm understaffed,underresourced, i'm not prepared but they are already coming. they are already coming. >> i am adriana deez in illinois d dsh diaz in illinois preparing for an influx of patients.
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>> illinois is an o a says. >> planned parenthood of illi.e. jennifer welsh said they are expecting 30,000 additional patients a year, since friday's decision demand for abortion services has increased in illinois which is surrounded by states that restrict abortion access. that is why planned parenthood built new health centers near wisconsin and indiana and expanded telehealth visit force medical abortion pill. >> planned parenthood of illinois is here to serve patients from any state because abortion is legal here in illinois. >> i would say that illinois is a haven surrounded by states that recognize that preborn babies are fully human at conception. >> amy-- fighting against illinois becoming a so called abortion destination. >> the governor pritzker is basically rolled out the welcome mat for women from other states to come here for abortion.
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>> but volunteers like lore which the midwest access coalition are working to ensure the road is clear for women seeking abortions here. >> and this is different than anything i've done before because it is so personal. it's one-on-one, it's taking my time to actually be with one person, and hel gethere they need to go. and back home again. >> they give rides to women to abortion clinics, at times from out of state and are preparing to get busier. >> the people i drive have the need to have someone help them. they are alone. >> the midwest access coalition says their daily call volume has more than doubled since friday's decision. now it is legal to cross state lines for health services but in missouri which borders illinois, a lawmaker there has introduced a proposal allowing private citizens to sue those who help women get abortions out of state, norah? >> adriana diaz, thank you very
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much. >> there was another major decision from the supreme court involving prayer and school. in a 6-3 sloat the court ruled in favor of a former high school football coach who lost his job after praying on the field with students after games. the coach sued his washington state school district claiming it violated his constitutional rights. the latest ruling from the conservative majority court further narrows the separation between church and state. >> mystery surrounds a surprise january 6th hearing announced just today. the committee says the hearing duled r tuesy afternoon will present recently obtained evidence. raising the expectations of new. cbs's robert costa is here with the latest. everybody wants to know, who is the surprise witness. >> this was a surprise announcement, the committee has been looking for more information, gathering new evidence, pushing witnesses to share more and they have something so urgent they believe they need to have a hearing tomorrow. we know they have been engaged in discussions with ginni thom a
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the spouse of supreme court justice clarence thomas about her efforts to overturn the 2020 election. we also know they have been pouring over previously unseen footage from documentary filmmaker alexander holder who was here just at this table last week but we don't know who the star witness will be. we do know according to a source close to the committee the person who testifies tomorrow will shine a very bright light on what happened in and around the capital attack. >> robert costa, thank you. >> and robert costa will be with us for our special coverage of the hearing tomorrow at 1 p.m. eastern. we'll see you then. >> let's turn overseas now and the war in ukraine where more than a dozen civilians are dead and dozens more hurt. after russian forces domed a crowded shopping mall in the central city of creme en-- kremenchuk, ramy inocencio is there. >> thick black smoke bill owed from the shopping center in the kremenchuk this afternoon. the handiwork of russian
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missiles. but inside a man yelled to someone to follow him to safety while outside firefighters battled the flames and the wounded were loaded into ambulances. just a day ago residentses of ukraine's capitol of kyiv watched as a barrage of rush arne rockets glided over buildings hitting a kindergarten playground and this apartment complex. six people were hurt including this 7 year old girl and her russian mother. her father died. >> against the latest back drop of russia fourth month old war in ukraine leaders in the g7 countries meeting in the german alps pledged even more retribution against the kremlin. while nato, its leaders meeting later this week in spain said it would increase the more than 300,000 of high readiness troop, part of its biggest defense overall since the cold war and as ukraine's president volodymyr zelenskyy called for yet more modern and effective defenses from the international
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community. some have started to arrive, these destroyed russian military trucks near the char hiv front line are thought to be from the first strike of u.s. supplied guided rocket systems known as himars that made their way into ukraine just days ago. but not in time to turn the tide for the eastern city of severodonetsk, ukraine ordered a retreat over the weekend handing the city to russian forces. app here in the capitol those recent rocket attack, the first in three weeks are a reminder that even though they become rare, the city of 3 million people is still very much within reach of russia's military at any time. norah? >> ramy inocencio, thank you very much. >> at the g7 sum knit germany world leaders are warning the war in ukraine is forcing up to 50 million people around the world into chronic hunger. as russian troops block block crucial wheat and grain supplies from being chipped. debra patta reports on the cries fris south sudan one of the most
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high risk countries in the world. >> unprecedented flooded for nearly three years, millions in this african nation were already starving. then came russia's war in ukraine and a crisis became a catastrophe. sucking funding from the world's program and forcing drastic cuts. we're heading off to the worst hit area in south sudan where there are children in desperate need of aid and if they don't get it they could be within day days of dying, famine stock this village, mothers bring their he mace yaited babies to see nutrition ill-- are-- nutritionst mona shaikh. >> she is already in the red, she is severely mall nourished. >>. >> nearly two but hasn't learned to walk. she just isn't strong enough to support her own weight. >> she is in a very situation, if they gets one bought bout of
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diarrhea or malaria, i'm afraid any child like that, you are very close to losing them, within days. >> nyanjima gatlak walked for over a month to get food for her 8 month baby, so weak he can barely eat and with funding challenges this u.n. organization has had to cut rations by as much as half. nyabany kong is feeling the effects. >> i last eight two weeks ago, she says. now her family of five survives on rations for two. her mother-in-law is wasting away. and nyabany is deeply worried about her ten month old baby child. >> is your child getting enough to eat. >> no, she said. i don't have enough breast milk to feed her. she has already lost one child to hunger and is determined not to let her baby girl go the same way. >> and the war in ukraine has
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diverted so much funding away from the world's food program that it has been forced to suspend aid to nearly a third of the 6.2 million people that it already feeds here, norah? >> debra patta, thank you for being there. >> still ahead on tonight's cbs evening news, wnba superstar brittney griner in handcuffs in a court room, they details and later terrifying video of a deadly collapse at a bull fight. . just didn't feel like things were as sharp as i knew they once were. i heard about prevagen and then i started taking it about two years now. started noticing things a little sharper, a little clearer. i feel like it's kept me on my game. i'm able to remember things. i'd say give it a try. prevagen. healthier brain. better life. there's a monster problem and our hero needs solutions. so she starts a miro to brainstorm.
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evening news, i'm nor >> announcer: tenant troubles spill into the open. >> judge judy: how many times were the police called to the home? >> at least two or three. >> it was 10 times that the police have been called about my house. >> announcer: and the landlord loses sleep. >> they had multiple violent >> before i went to prison jude here. i just don't have time to go there. >> announcer: "judge judy." you are about to enter the courtroom you are about to enter the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. captions paid for by cbs television distribution 21-year-old kiana fisher is suing her ex-landlord, 24-year-old emmily miller, for vandalizing and stealing her property. >> byrd: order! all rise! this is case number 370 on the calendar in the matter of fisher vs. miller. >> judge judy: thank you.
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>> byrd: you're welcome, judge. the parties have been sworn in. you may be seated. folks, have a seat. >> judge judy: are you nicholas? >> yes, ma'am. >> judge judy: okay. why don't you stand up with ms. fisher, please. ms. fisher, you and your boyfriend rented a room from ms. miller. >> yes, your honor. >> judge judy: how did you find the room? >> nicholas' friend is a co-worker of emmily's -- or was a co-worker of emmily's. and that's how we found out that she was renting out her room for rent. >> judge judy: and when did you move into the room? >> the beginning of april. >> judge judy: how much was the room? >> $650 a month. >> judge judy: where were you working? >> i was actually working from home. i owned my own business, so i was just -- >> judge judy: what kind of business? >> i was selling glass art online. >> judge judy: and what kind of work were you doing, nicholas? >> i'm unemployed at the moment. but my mom does own a grooming shop, and i'd help out over there en she i'm waiting fosurgery for my shoulder -- both sho they're both damaged. >> judge judy: ms. fisher, you stayed until what date in the room?


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