This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Jericka DUncan) The admission by the FBI that flawed hair sample testimony was given for two decades in which forensic test results were overstated in favor of prosecution examined; statistics on the cases from the 1970s to 1999 cited; Justice Department quoted. [Innocence Project co-founder Peter NEUFELD%- reacts to the exaggerated testimony.] [Connecticut Senator Richard BLUMENTHAL - asks why it was permitted to continue.]
(Boston: Don Dahler) The penalty phase in the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev% for the Boston Marathon bombing previewed; courtroom sketches shown. CBS News poll findings on Tsarnaev & the death penalty cited. [Former police commissioner Ed DAVIS - says there could be a death penalty finding.] The essay from the family of victim Martin Richard asking the death penalty be removed quoted.[Victim Patrick DOWNS - wants this over.]
(Studio: Eric Fisher) The severe storms weather system forecast; weather maps shown.
(Rome: Allen Pizzey) The search for migrants lost in the Mediterranean Sea after a fishing boat capsized after it left Libya featured; scenes from the sea shown; details given about conditions on immigrant smuggling ships, the call from Pope Francis for help for refugees & a possible blockade of Libyan ports. [MAN - comments.]
(cairo: Alex Ortiz) A new ISIS video claiming to show the mass execution of Ethiopian Christians in Libya examined; ISIS video shown; details given about other mass executions in Africa.
(Washington: Mark Albert) The mysterious death of Freddie Gray from Baltimore, who was critically injured in police custody, examined; video of Gray being restrained & a protest on Saturday shown.. [Mayor Stephanie RAWLINGS- BLAKE, police commissioner ANthony BASS - promise accountability.]
(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Carter Evans) The changing location of "the blob" of water in the Pacific Ocean that is linked to the drought in California examined; scenes shown of a wildfire near Los Angeles. [NASA climatologist Josh WILLIS - talks about the blob of warm water in the Pacific & the prospectsfor Nino.]
(New York: Christine Johnson) Rising country singing star Jessica Lynn, who is an Italian from Brooklyn, profiled; performance scenes shown. [Father Peter CALAMERA%- talks about his daughter.] [LYNN - talks about her unique background & her tour schedule.] [Former music executive Al SMITH - comments on the vehicles for presentation in music