CBS Evening News for Thursday, May 01, 2014
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(Manaynuk, Pennsylvania: Don Dahler) The flooding in the Northeast featured; scenes shown of cars and a bus almost underwater, rescues in Philadelphia, and a mudslide in New York City. [Philadelphia resident Sarah FRIEDRICH, Queens, New York resident Regina SCAMMON- comment.] [Philadelphia Mayor Michael NUTTER- notes the level of the Schuylkill River is higher than it was during Hurricanes Irene & Sandy.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Video of a road collapsing onto train tracks in Baltimore shown.
(Pensacola, Florida: Mark Strassmann) The deadly explosion of a jailhouse after stormwater flooded the area of the jail’s natural gas lines in Pensacola, Florida reviewed; surveillance camera video shown; scenes shown from the site. [Sheriff David MORGAN - describes what happened.] [Inmate’s Kevin Johnson’s mother Sheila TRAVIS- comments.] The status of 3 missing inmates discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Rancho Cucamonga, California: Bigad Shaban) The battle against the wildfire threatening homes near Los Angeles reviewed; scenes shown of firefighters building containment lines; details given about the impact of the winds. [Fire Capt. Louis DELLA ROSA, firefighter Liz BROWN- comment.]
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