This program is 29 minutes long
(Los Angeles: Carter Evans) The reaction to the NBA’s decision reviewed; responses from Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, former player Earvin Magic Johnson and current player LeBron James quoted. [Former player/NBA Players Assn. Kevin JOHNSON, Players Assn. Roger MASON – assess the decision.] Plans for a protest before tonight’s game noted.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Support from the owners of the Houston Rockets, the Chicago Bulls and Sacramento Kings for forcing Sterling to sell noted. Live discussion held with CBS Sports correspondent James Brown about Silver’s decision. [BROWN – describes what would have happened if Silver had not acted; comments on Silver’s personal apology.]
(Bessemer, Alabama: Vicente Arenas) The storm damage in the South featured; scenes shown from Jefferson County, Alabama, Louisville, Mississippi and the emergency operations center in Birmingham; photos shown of University of Alabama swimmer John Servati, who died; time lapse satellite image shown. [Kimberly, Alabama fire Chief Brian GOBER- comments.] The rainfall amount in Mobile, Alabama noted.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Boston: Eric Fisher) The weather forecast presented; maps shown.
(Kennesaw, Georgia: Mark Strassmann) The shooting at a FedEx facility in Kennesaw, Georgia by employee Geddy Kramer reviewed; statement from the gunman’s family quoted. [Package handler Liza AIKEN-describes what happened.] [Dr. Michael NITZKEN- says we were well prepared.]
(Donetsk, Ukraine: Holly Williams) The crisis in Ukraine updated; scenes shown of pro-Russian separatists seizing a government building in Luhansk, trampling a Ukrainian flag and raising a Russian one; details given about the assassination attempt targeting Kharkiv Mayor Hennadiy Kernes and the attack on peaceful pro-government protestors in Donetsk. [Pro-government activist Dmytro TKACHENKO- comments on the weakness of the Ukrainian army.] The condemnation of the police in eastern Ukraine by acting Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov noted.
(Supreme Court: Jan Crawford) The Supreme Court case to decide whether police can search cell phones when making an arrest examined; courtroom sketches by William Hennessy shown; Fourth Amendment and arguments from Justices Elena Kagan, Antonin Scalia and Anthony Kennedy quoted.
(Vilonia, Arkansas: Dean Reynolds) The determination of the Shannon family to rebuild their home in Vilonia featured. scenes shown of the debris. [Dicky & Mary Jane SHANNON – comment.]