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th they're cheaper than the fallen stars yet the numbers are going to come down these people are like moths to flame. i like to say there is always a bull market somewhere and i promise to find it here for you on "mad money. i'm jim cramer see you monday the"the news with shepard smith starts now starts right now hurricane ian comes ashore in south carolina. the havoc wreaked as florida continues to assess the damage and search for the missing i'm shepard smith. this is the news on cnbc >> center of hurricane ian is approaching the coast of south carolina i ask people don't quit yet because it's still coming. >> now we are feeling the impact in north carolina. we're seeing significant rainfall. >> the situation in florida is likely to rank among the worst in the nation's histories. >> venice beach shredded
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this cluster of homes burned by a knocked down power line. >> it's too sad to talk about it >> in southwest florida, there's rescue making sure people are okay there's been really a herculean effort. >> my grandma's house what destroyed. these were houses i lived in my whole life. >> see where we can go from here >> also tonight, the world reacts to vladimir putin's land grab while president zelenskyy takes action of his own. murder charges in the stabbing death of a new york city paramedic how the 24-year veteran is being remembered plus, the miami dolphins under new scrutiny after their quarterback suffers a concussion >> announcer: live from cnbc, the facts, the truth, "the news with shepard smith." good evening hurricane ian spreading its misery to the carolinas after making a third and final
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landfill in the united states. ian stormed ashore again just after 2:00 eastern this afternoon as a powerful category 1 storm with what the hurricane center called life-threatening storm surge and maximum sustained winds of 85 miles an hour in georgetown, south carolina it's a historic waterfront community between myrtle beach and charleston this was the scene on pawleys island right near landfill firefighters using a high water truck to rescue stranded residents after quick rising waters swamped the streets we'll take you to south carolina in a moment. but in southwest florida, they're still digging out and coming to grips with the catastrophic widespread devastation. this is fort myers beach today the scale of destruction is staggering a popular beach town turned into a wasteland. homes and buildings gone at least 21 people now confirmed dead as of late today across the
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state. that number expected to rise more than 1.5 million floridians still have no power. this is video of people stepping up and helping firefighters pull a man out of a collapsed home in fort myers beach the area known as times square was a fixture on that beach. the before on the left here, a place that was home to live music, shops and restaurants, the after on the right wiped off the face of the earth. the fort myers beach pier obliterated. and here's the before and after in an area around a well-known resort popular with spring breakers it is the blue building on the left there it is standing but nearly everything around it leveled there have been more than 700 rescues and they're ongoing now. the hurricane ravaged island of sanibel cut off. the only way to reach survivors is by boat or helicopter
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this is coast guard aircrew rescuing people along with their cats from a flooded mobile home park and this is the coast guard rescuing a survivor who rode out the hurricane in a boat. the storm surge left him hopelessly stuck and stranded in the middle of mangroves near sanibel. news team coverage again tonight. meteorologist adam del rosso with the latest track and perry with stories and shomari stone and it hit near myrtle beach, south carolina >> reporter: it's an example of ian's powerful winds anchored 12 miles away and the strong winds pushed it here luckily they say no one was injured and no one was on the boat at the time now, rescues were made here earlier and these are images of myrtle beach fire crews rescuing four people who were trapped on
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the second floor of this building about 20 miles south of here, a pier at pawleys island collapsed and a number of private docks destroyed. many residents unable to reach their homes after roads flooded over and shut down the island access now, despite the damage, some locals here tell me pawleys island, myrtle beach and charleston dodged a bullet there were no evacuation orders but there are a number of road closures, some downed power lines and flooded streets. charleston, another low-lying area affected by the storm their downtown seeing flooding as well. we're told there are nearly 200,000 households without power in the state but officials say they expect it to be restored quickly. now, for the most part the people here say they are ready to clean up and move on and, shep, the mayor of charleston said as soon as the storm is passing he's sending rescue teams to help those in fort
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myers. he says his community is praying for southwest florida. >> all in this together. shomari stone, thanks. adam, that storm surge, wow. and just relentless, this ian. >> yeah, it's because winds were able to strengthen back up as the center of circulation was over the atlantic waters but now that it's inland, we are going to see this storm meet its demise thankfully but still very large. the widespread stead rain from columbia, south carolina, all the way up toward the jersey shore and even though the precipitation is a little more spotty along the coasts of north carolina, within some of these bands that we've seen making their way onshore there can be some embedded tornadoes that we'll need to watch out for as we head through the evening hours dealing with the heavy rainfall along the carolina coast already between 3 and 6 inches of rain have fallen some of these numbers are going to continue to go up as we head into the overnight hours but the
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worst of the storm was at landfill shutes folly island, 92 miles per hour winyah bay, closer to where it made landfill had a gust of 87 miles per hour fort sumter 82 miles an hour pushing the water on shore leading to the storm surge flooding we head through the overnight hours and weekend. the storm will continue to move inland which will allow it to lose the wind intensity, however, there's still going to be some heavy rain in fact, two areas we'll watch through the mountains of virginia and west virginia as we head into our saturday morning and even along the mid-atlantic coast and into southern new england we're going to have heavy rain to start off our weekend. we're talking 1 to 2 inches of rainfall from boston to new york city d.c., 2 to 4 inches for us even into asheville, north carolina, but the heaviest amounts from southeast virginia along the coast of north carolina back toward charleston, 4 to 8 inches expected, in terms of gusty winds through this evening and into tonight even inland through
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the mountains of north carolina, we're going to be watching for gusts 40 to 60 miles per hour, raleigh and around the triad we'll have to watch out for those too as stronger winds ease back up. new york city, one to two inches of rainfall. that will continue even as we head through the first part of our sunday so looking soggy as we head into the weekend. >> adam, thank you. lucky to be alive. that's what we're hearing again and again from people who dhoez not to evacuate. some of southwest florida's hard it hit regions and perry made his way to one of those today. san carlos island, a small community on the way to fort myers beach. perry is live with us. you heard from survivors today tell us. >> reporter: so it seems there was this belief the storm wasn't going to be bad. that's why they stayed it wasn't until the water started to rise they realized how bad it was we keep seeing boats in places where boats aren't supposed to be and saw one in a tree earlier today and the one behind us is
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at a gas station on san carlos island we met a man 77 years old. he tells us he was physically holding on to stay alive leonard's mobile home on san carlos island is drenched. his furniture flipped over and shoes just won't dry have you lost everything >> no. i still have my life. >> reporter: leonard says when hurricane ian hit the island he opened his door to escape you but the water was too high >> this big stuff of stuff here -- >> he saw this fiberglass staircase floating by and grabbed on letting the water take him how long were you floating in the water? >> about i would say about 3 1/2 hour. >> 3 half h-- 3 1/2 hours what's going on through your mind. >> hold on. >> reporter: he changed his grip from the stairs to the top of a trailer waiting for the water to recede and his toes to curl in
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mud. here on the docks of the island we can see how strong the storm surge was during the hurricane we have these fishing boats, they are massive they were once in the water. now they're on land. there are dozens of them here. cars weave around boats, clothes dry on string, these men say they feel left behind. >> right now we need, you know, for anything you know, like food, you know, water and we try to survive. >> reporter: bob says he was trapped in his apartment banging on the ceiling a neighbor shattered his window with a hammer to get him to higher ground. his arms are purple from being pulled out communication is still cut off have you heard anything about sanibel island >> no. i -- >> the causeway is gone in parts. >> they can't even get over there. >> no, they can only get -- helicopter >> no, i didn't know that. wow.
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i'm lucky to be alive. >> reporter: leonard says he's lucky to have found that staircase. leonard, what do you think about life after what you just went through? >> it's beautiful, but to me you need to think a little more ahead of time, don't wait to see what happens when you hear something don't even worry about it. go on your way >> reporter: and for the people who are still there on the island, this debate now happens, do they leave, go to a shelter, stay safe or do they stay where they are and protect what they have they are hearing stories of looting. we haven't seen it personally but hearing stories of looting powerful stories at that so they want to stay where they are and protect whatever they do have, shep. >> just a long road ahead. perry, any time line on how long power -- i don't know what they would connect to on fort myers
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beach but how are they coming with the power >> reporter: well, even on the island we were at today, i mean, you have boats that are still blocking streets, driving down the road it's like a switch back on a mountain but instead of hills, you are dodging boats, i mean, we are seeing some power companies that are now driving around, whatever they are driving around, we see police escorting them to make sure they can go wherever they have to but numbers from the governor two hours ago, statewide numbers, took a statewide glance at this. 85% of customers statewide, he says, have power, but here in lee county there are two separate power companies, so together in lee county one of the hardest hit areas those two together say 77% of people do not have power right now, shep >> perry rustom. our coverage continues and crews still trying to reach people stranded and assess the damage the fort myers fire chief joins
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us with an update. plus, new before and after images showing just how deeply ian has scarred southwest florida. i have moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. now, there's skyrizi. ♪things are getting clearer♪ ♪i feel free to bare my skin♪ ♪yeah, that's all me♪ ♪nothing and me go hand in hand♪ ♪nothing on my skin♪ ♪that's my new plan♪ ♪nothing is everything♪ achieve clearer skin with skyrizi. 3 out of 4 people achieved 90% clearer skin at 4 months. in another study, most people had 90% clearer skin, even at 4 years. and skyrizi is just 4 doses a year, after 2 starter doses. ♪it's my moment, so i just gotta say♪ ♪nothing is everything♪ serious allergic reactions and an increased risk of infections, or a lower ability to fight them, may occur.
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coast, look at these arerials flagler county between orlando and jacksonville entire neighborhoods still underwater meteorologists say ian dumped more than a foot of rain on the orlando area and much more in isolated areas that caused a nearby river to overflow into the streets. nbc's jesse kirsch in orlando where many people are still flooded out of their homes. >> reporter: tonight ian's trail of destruction in florida stretches from coast to coast. in orlando emergency evacuations continued into this morning. people were carried to boats outside of their nursing home and shuttled to safety with many still in their wheelchairs >> is there anybody in there >> reporter: video just released showing sheriff's deputies using rope to form a human chain and rescue a woman whose car was swept away by strong currents. today more than 100 miles from
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landfill entire florida communities remain underwater. residents are navigating some streets by boat. in this orlando neighborhood even though it hasn't rained all day, the streets are still submerged as residents return to see what's left. >> it was like the entire world came crashing down on us we worked hard to have it and now it's gone. >> reporter: angela, sara and meredith are grateful to be alive. that's their home. do you think there's any chance you could still live there >> no. >> when the water is gone it will take so much land with it it won't be safe. >> reporter: it's not safe to get a closer look. literally right now there is an alligator right in front of us so you dr. to keep waiting to get in there. >> reporter: a reminder of what people can't see in the water in addition to downed power lines after hurricanes or tropical storms, wildlife like alligators and snakes can wash into communities. communities already dealing with so much. jesse kirsch, nbc news, orlando. later we'll hear from
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someone with the cajun navy coordinating search efforts in teams all across florida first, though, a new york city paramedic coming back from lunch stabbed and killed in what police call a random attack. what we're learning about the suspect, plus how new york's first responders are mourning the loss of their beloved colleague and longtime emt and political fallout after a prisoner escape in nevada. one man out of a job plus, how close cops say they came to losing the convicted killer penal f gd.ottilyoroo
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♪ first responders in new york city remembering and honoring a life of service today. purple and black bunting draped outside ems station 49 in queens that's where lieutenant alison russo-elling served before she was brutally murdered while on duty just yesterday. a woman who put her own life on the line to save others for 25 years. the city's acting fire commissioner says russo-elling bravely ran into the twin towers on september the 11th, 2001 to save lives after the terrorists attacked our nation. today her colleagues described her as a selfless friend who was like a mother hen to everybody in the station house >> she was such a great person
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a heart of gold. she was here for the whole station. she made sure that we were all okay if we all know alison, she was full of spunk. full of spunk, made sure everybody was going home safe. >> lieutenant russo-elling as they knew her on duty near her station house yesterday when a man suddenly attacked her from behind the acting fire chief says the suspect stabbed her again and again in a barbaric and unprovoked attack. local reporting from nbc 4 new york and their reporter miles miller >> this event has cut deep into our souls and has rippled to the first responder communities across the nation. we are heartbroken and we are very angry >> fdny lieutenant alison
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russo-elling raced to calls as a member of fdny ems remembered as a 9/11 first responder, a great partner and mentor their hero >> she was there for me at a time what i was at my most vulnerable she put her arm around me and said everything was going to be okay unfortunately, i didn't have that capability yesterday. >> reporter: russo was killed when police say 34-year-old peter zazofolis jumped on top of her and stabbed her 20 times steps from her station house he has a documented history of schizophrenia. when he was last hospitalized he was transported by members of russo's ems station. >> it's a tremendous loss that we will feel for a very long time to come it is very sad that the department has to go through this over again. >> reporter: members of ems forced to relive the painful
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nightmare of emtyadira's death killed five years ago by a man who stole her ambulance after years of waiting, he was just found fit to stand trial the chief of ems offering this call to all new yorkers. >> we need the city to stand up for all of our first responders who serve you and your families so selflessly, unselfishly and so giving. please remember lieutenant alison russo and her family in your prayers and in your thoughts, but mostly in your action >> reporter: for the news i'm miles miller >> the miami dolphins are under fire after their concussed quarterback is carted off the field. just days after a hit that left him stumbling on the turf, today the team addressing the concern as the players union promises
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action a ceremony in russia as vladimir putin claims four areas of ukraine the concerns of escalation as he once again brings up nuclear weapons, plus -- >> i am 67 lived here five years and now it's gone. it's underwater. >> hurricane ian coverage continues. we're live in southwest florida with the stories of ordinary people coming to help those still trapped by water and debris as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news on cnbc ulcerative colitis. so i'm taking zeposia, a once-daily pill. because i won't let uc stop me from being me. zeposia can help people with uc achieve and maintain remission. and it's the first and only s1p receptor modulator approved for uc. ♪♪ don't take zeposia if you've had a heart attack, chest pain, stroke or mini-stroke, heart failure in the last 6 months, irregular or abnormal heartbeat,
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is the nfl doing enough to protect its players? does it care about its players the question many fans, athletes and health experts are asking after a terrifying moment last night during the dolphins/bengals game. the miami quarterback, tua tagovailoa, carted off the field on a stretcher after taking a vicious hit. that one he slammed his head on the turf and appeared to lose consciousness. tua stayed down for more than seven minutes. look at this very concerning, his hands frozen in front of his face, fingers twisted and bent the doctors say that can happen when somebody suffers traumatic brain injury medics rushed tua to a hospital for tests and doctors released him just hours later in a tweet today, tagovailoa wrote, he's feeling much better and focused on recovering. this afternoon, the dolphins
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head coach mike mcdaniel told reporters the quarterback flew home with the team last night and appeared to be in good spirits. >> he was honest about the fact that he had a headache, but he was -- his personality was definitely normal tua. talking to him this morning, i think he's still feeling some of those headaches. >> tagovailoa is now in the league's concussion protocol with questions about why he wasn't last week because what makes last night's incident even worse is that it came just four days after tua took another hard hit to the head that one happened on sunday against the bills. see here he'll fall backwards, boom, then hit his head on the turf then he gets up and watch this, his legs just appear to like buckle underneath him. he missed just three snaps, returned to the game after the halftime tua and the dolphins blamed the stumble on a back injury that's what they said. today coach mcdaniel defended
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how the team handled that situation. >> he was evaluated for having a head injury and he did not have one. every person in this building had 100% the correct process, diligence. it is clear, contrite and not something that is negotiable >> well, earlier this week the league's vice president of communications said he is confident the dolphins followed concussion protocol. but after the game last night, the nfl players association wrote in a tweet, it's investigating whether the team broke any safety rules and if you have a phone,you ca see that everyone who has the ability to type is now complaining about all of this. and we're also learning the association could be considering legal action rd could go to nbc sports the head of the nfl players association reportedly sent a message last night to amazon broadcasters, it said, we insisted on these rules to avoid
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exactly this scenario. we will pursue every legal option, including making referrals against the doctors to licensing agencies and the team that is obligated to keep our players safe i'm shepard smith on cnbc. it's the bottom of the hour. time for the top of the news hurricane ian now downgraded to a post tropical cyclone as it moves across the carolinas but the danger is nowhere near done. the latest update from the national hurricane center shows the storm northwest of myrtle beach, maximum sustained winds still at 70 miles an hour. the system threatening to cause more historic and life-threatening flooding as it wreaks havoc on the southeastern united states for a third day in a row. this storm surge in garden city just south of myrtle beach, the ocean coming right into the street there forecasters warning some areas
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could get up to a foot of rain they say the threat of flooding in some areas will continue through next week including in florida where folks are returning home to absolute devastation. this on sanibel island in lee county, homes destroyed. a roof on the ground officials say crews used choppers to rescue dozens of people from the island but they're far from the only people helping out cnbc's valerie castro is live for us in fort myers tonight valerie. >> reporter: shep, there is so much destruction here in lee county that it's a slow going process to help everyone in need it's taking official agencies and everyday people to work these rescue efforts the efforts to rescue those stranded by hurricane ian are not over yet residents from sanibel island left cut off when the causeway collapsed finally arriving on the mainland after a traumatizing experience. >> i can't imagine what it's like really going through a true war, so that was -- it was a
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nightmare. i have still got the shakes. >> reporter: elaine and bill coleman regretting the decision to have stayed >> we thought we were going to die. we could have left it was so stupid >> what was it like while you were there >> what happened is we were in our neighbor's house across the way and what happened, we watched the water come up and come up and come up. >> was i getting upset, yes, my chest was starting to tighten. we watched the water come up five, six feet. >> reporter: the couple rescued by a volunteer citizen and veteran jeff pursley >> we came up from the keys just to help out. >> what does it look like? >> a lot of damage, water damage, wind damage as well. it's pretty bad. >> reporter: on sanibel the coast guard is conducting official search and rescue operations finding those with no way out. in other areas the help is coming from people with high clearance vehicles driving around neighborhoods in search of those left behind.
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[ speaking non-english ] i asked this driver what he was doing, he says, just helping people who need help in many neighborhoods the water has receded enough that residents have been able to start the cleanup process but then there are other places like this, this is iona west of downtown fort myers. this is at least a mile inland from the gulf and there's still so much water. that water yet to reveal the true number of casualties. >> let me paint the picture for you. the water was up over the rooftop, right, but we had a rescue swimmer swim down into it and can identify it appeared to be human remains >> reporter: the help needed here on such a massive scale, it will take every helping hand >> they need a lot of help yeah it's our turn to help now because we've had our own hurricanes and people come to help us, so it's our turn. >> reporter: and even though the floodwaters are beginning to
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recede it's still a very dire situation on sanibel island. that woman we spoke to who was rescued said last night when she was in her home a fire broke out at a building close by so still actively dangerous conditions that these first responders are having to deal with, shep. >> really incredible you know, i'm curious, when they rescue them in the helicopters or whatever way from sanibel or captiva or pine island, where do they take them what's waiting for them? >> reporter: well, shep, today we were near the marina where they were bringing people in by boat and noticed there really weren't a lot of official resources there. there was a bus there for people that needed help with transportation but we ran into a woman who's a nurse and she said she noticed people were coming off in need of minor medical attention, cuts and scrapes, that sort of thing and so she's been stationed there and there was another emt there. they've just been volunteering their time to help people once they get off the island, shep. >> you know, over time decades of covering these things we often reach a point in these
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situations where frustration gets really high, and people get chippy with each other i'm just wondering what the general mood is there now and how people are really hanging on >> reporter: shep, i think the thing that's keeping everyone in a positive spirit is seeing that there are so many people willing to chip in and help. that couple was so grateful to that captain who went out and helped rescue them the people in the neighborhoods, they're just thankful someone is there to help them get belongings in the house when it's surrounded by water so the community effort is really keeping everyone in an uplifted mood. >> love hearing that story and the drive up from key west, floridians all in this together. valerie, thank you so much. help pouring in as she mentioned from all across the country including from a renowned volunteer group in louisiana that i first met during hurricane katrina, in fact, that's when they were born they're known as the united cajun navy these days, the group started during katrina back in
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2005, also played a key role in recovery efforts after harvey in 2017 down in the houston area. remember the one that just rained for days? governor ron desantis welcomed the members and described them as battle hardened right now they're coordinating search and rescue missions across hard-hit areas. brian is with us now he's the cajun navy's vice president and spokesman. great to see you again and to see the amazing work that you guys do. what are you seeing on the ground here, brian what kind of needs are people faced with and what's the general sense of things? >> well, first of all, shep, great to see you we haven't seen you since you were on another network. appreciate you bringing us with you and wish you success in your new gig. you know, we are seeing -- i almost hesitate to ever compare other disasters to katrina because everybody knows what that was and being from new orleans, i know what that was but, shep, i got to tell you, i've been often referring to
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this as a katrina-like disaster. it's that bad. once the comms get re-established and people get pictures and videos out others will see and really not looking forward to when officials can give us the official death toll count because i know it's going to be heartbreaking. but, you know, we're doing what we do. like, you know every hurricane i've been involved in especially in louisiana we've always had people from the state of florida show up and help us so it's nothing for us to jet over there and help them. we've done a lot of rescues, extractions and now we're starting to coordinate with our warehouse and start sending logistics and trucks of ice and water and food and clothing and everything else that we usually bring that all our amazing partners in our network always chip in and help out and want to try to make this as comfortable a transition as possible for the victims of this hurricane. >> been kind of worried about people on the barrier islands because i keep hearing one
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victim after another saying we don't have any food. we don't have any water. there was a man on in one of our stories just about 15 minutes ago who said, i don't have anything to eat. i don't have any water are those sorts of things making their way out there yet and who -- how does that happen? >> there are a lot of officials that are starting to set up what i'll call ferry operations out to these barrier islands i got to admit i didn't know how many tens of thousands people lived on the barrier islands. >> it's wild and hundreds and hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of them didn't go anywhere they stayed right there and a lot of them died doing it. >> they didn't think it would affect them but nevertheless, you know, they do have needs we have enough -- i'll say we have a bunch of volunteers with boats, you know, we had a local floridian, very successful business family that asked us, you know, how many airboats do we have. i think we have two. we'll buy you another one so a lot of outpouring like that and
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we have experienced boat captains that are going to be going out there and trying to help people and my understanding there's going to be larger vessels coming in that will be able to take high capacity loads to and from those aisles within the next few days and we're going to be there for that. >> have you been to pine island or captiva or sanibel or any of them >> i've been to pine island. not recently, but i have not been to captiva and sanibel. i did get satellite photos and some recon photos from our drone team and it looks like the windward sides of those islands took the brunt i was surprised to see how many roofs were still intact but could see a lot of deinstruction around them. >> there certainly is in pine island more of a middle class community. the buildings are older, so they're not built up to the codes that maybe they would be on sanibel i'm speaking in general terms. a lot of nice middle class folks who make a life there and we know hundreds and hundreds of them didn't leave. and looking at the destruction on that island, i'm pretty
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terrified that lee county is releasing no information about casualties, but eventually they'll have to and it's just horrifying. >> you covered enough to know the truth of what i'm about to say. i hate to be one of those guys but it's always the folks that have the least that suffer the most in these things and, you know, again, that's the gap we try to fill and hopefully we can touch as many people as possible. >> if people want to help you because you're doing great work, what do they do? >> www.unitedcajun volunteer sign-up form and donation form and find us on the big social media at unitedcajunnavy. only organization many to operate in florida besides others trying to piggyback on us so make sure you find the right one united cajun navy. >> you were still a ragtag bunch -- >> we still are. do i look fancy. >> you had a lot of good folks with great heart good to see you again. >> thanks, shep. last night we told you about
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a group of missing cuban migrants whose boat sank near the florida keys just before ian made landfill in southwest florida, today the coast guard reported crews did recover a body and they're still searching for 17 others. officials say they've rescued a total of nine migrants so far from the boat. this was the scene yesterday as a helicopter team searched the area it comes as the coast guard reports it repatriated 120 migrants to cuba today, in other words, sent them back home officials released this footage of some of them as they attempted to reach land in the united states. they all arrived by boat off florida's coast. in a statement a coast guard captain said in part, taking to the sea in any -- any time carries significant risk taking to the sea during a hurricane is flat out reckless protests are erupting in cuba as most of the island is still in the dark tonight. hundreds of cubans took to the streets in havana last evening demanding the government restore the power. it comes after hurricane ian
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knocked out the island's entire electric grid on tuesday coming up here you'll see the fires lighting up the streets in havana the only light visible in so many places. power is reportedly back in a few parts of the island but a london based internet monitoring firm reports online access is almost completely unavailable. all across cuba. these people banging on pots and pans to protest the blackout for many of them they say their main concern right now is food spoiling their refrigerators obviously don't work cuban authorities say the storm killed at least three people, thousands of others left homeless now local officials say only 10% of the 2 million people or so in havana had power as of yesterday. more on ian coming but first it was supposed to be a humanitarian convoy. dozens of civilian cars and trucks bringing supplies to family members in russian occupied territory and then,
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vladimir putin tined treaties today to illegally annex four regions in ukraine. it marks the biggest land grab in europe since world war ii and a sharp and dramatic escalation in russia's invasion of ukraine. today putin held an elaborate signing ceremony at the st. george hall of the grand kremlin palace, held hands with the leaders he installed in then nexted regions and chants, russia, russia putin then spoke to hundreds of russian lawmakers and governors, he was belligerent the russian leader vowed to protect the newly absorbed regions of ukraine by all
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available means. he said the u.s. poses a larger threat, a larger nuclear threat to the world than russia does. he referenced america's use of nukes in hiroshima and nagasaki and called them precedent setting. he also accused the west of plotting to destroy russia [ speaking non-english ] >> they don't want freedom for us they want to see us as a colony. they don't want equal cooperation but robbery. they want to see us not as a free society but as a crowd of soulless slaves for them >> free society. of course, putin didn't provide any evidence to support any of that the russian leader also urged ukrainian officials to sit down for peace talks but he insisted he will not discuss handing back the annexed territories. they're russian forever, he said in response the ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy said that he will not negotiate with putin instead he held his own signing ceremony in kyiv where he formally applied for nato
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membership it's a largely symbolic move because it would require unanimous agreement from all nato countries, the u.s. also responded to putin's illegal land grab. today the biden administration imposed new sanctions on russia. they include the new targets include more than a thousand people and firms connected to russia's invasion. in a statement today, president biden wrote in part, russia is violating international law, trampling on the united nations charter, and showing its contempt for peaceful nations everywhere meantime, ukrainian officials say, a russian missile hit a convoy of civilian cars in zaporizhzhia today they report that attack killed at least 30 people and hurt dozens more. our folks were there international coverage now from our sister network sky news and their correspondent alex crawford in zaporizhzhia a warning, this video is graphic and disturbing >> reporter: this attack was so sudden and so deadly, many of
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the civilian victims died where they were. an elderly man's hand is frozen on his steering wheel. his body slumped across the passenger seat others still packed in their cars, their bodies covered with sheets by those who found them young women slaughtered before they'd even had time to run to safety this was an aid convoy, medics amongst them who were on their way to help those trapped or trying to flee an area just a few kilometers away and already seized by russian troops body bag after body bag was loaded on to a succession of ambulances we counted 15 bodies just while we were here several of these vehicles still have the bodies of the victims inside them or at least four just in that one vehicle alone, another two here and this was clearly a line of civilian cars. we spot olga trying to find her
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parents who are both doctors and were in the convoy all she knows is her father is here somewhere what's happened to them? >> probably i don't know what. she was injured and he tried to save her life for an hour. i don't know actually what happened exactly >> reporter: when she finds him he's distraught. her mother hasn't made it. the two were reduced to saying their final good-byes amidst the investigation in the car park. the attacks have been condemned by the ukrainians who say russia is deliberately targeting civilians. >> we should -- we should punish putin for this >> thank you, sir. >> reporter: this is seen in ukraine as retaliatory action taken by an enemy on the back foot in the battlefield and threatening worse to come. for the news, i'm alex crawford in zaporizhzhia, ukraine >> alex, thanks so much. hurricane ian coverage continues. the storm now losing some steam but still a real threat after raging through cuba, florida and
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update on a convicted killer in nevada who escaped from prison but the escape went unnoticed for days before authorities caught him the head of the nevada department of corrections has now resigned the governor has today announced that he's out. the governor says six corrections officers are on administrative leave and learned more about the inmates' escape plans. police released this body cam video of his capture you can see he was wearing a baseball cap and backpack when cops approached him.
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they say he was just moments away from getting on a shuttle bus to tijuana, mexico a september not to remember. that's what is topping cnbc's "on the money. the markets closing out an ugly month. down 500 on the day, its worst september in 20 year, s&p down 55, 9% on the month and nasdaq down 162 more than 10% in september the government shutdown averted for now. today the house passed a stopgap funding measure mostly along party lines. one that will keep the federal government open for business until at least mid.without the action they would have had to shut down midnight tonight and next steps president biden's desk he's expected to sign the bill before the deadline. and tesla's a.i. day is here it's elon musk's second annual showcase of the company's artificial intelligence achievements the star of the show, look at this
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optimus. the first prototype of musk's vision of an automated labor force. the bot stands 5'8" and he says it's, quote, intended to be friendly, unquote. if optimus works and doesn't attempt to overpower the audience, production could start as early as next year. hurricane ian leaving behind a path of destruction. today president biden spoke at the white house. >> we're just beginning to see the scale ofthat destruction it's likely to rank among the worst of the nation's history. you have all seen it on television homes and property wiped out it's going to take months, years to rebuild. >> years after one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the united states. perry russom is with us again in fort myers what kind of help are you seeing arriving there does fema have a big presence yet? >> reporter: well, i haven't seen fema once
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i'm not saying they're not here. i just have not seen them anywhere we have gone so far but seeing more first responders arriving from different parts of florida. we are seeing utility trucks that are arriving, mass convoy they all appear to be from florida all with florida plates coming here and when they are driving through, you have police that are essentially blocking traffic to make sure these people can get where they need to go as quickly as possible but, on san carlos island which is just about 20 minutes down the road from where we are, we're hearing people say don't forget us. they need clothes and water. they're not asking for power they're asking for clothes and water. we haven't seen a single pallet of water for those people. there must be hundreds of people that are living over there, they are mobile homes, they are trailer park-like facilities they are decimated and they are staying there because these are people who cannot afford to leave. these are people who are staying where they are in the dark, no
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food or water to protect whatever they have because they're hearing stories of looting and say we need basic things, food and water things they have not seen, shep. >> just a few seconds left, perry. what's the situation with cell service? >> reporter: cell service is getting better it's getting better further away from the water it's creeping toward where some of these destruction zones are but have to put up the cell towers that will take time probably over the weekend next few days after that. >> can roam from network to network. if you have at&t and there's a verizon signal it'll jump over there at no cost which i guess the companies did today. perry, do you and val and all of our teams down there, thank you so much. hurricane ian's devastation far and wide from the caribbean to florida and now the carolinas. here's a look at how it all unfolded and the destruction that storm has left behind >> reporter: authorities in cuba are now assessing the damage left by hurricane ian. >> we have the province of
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500,000 people they did get a category 3, 129-mile-per-hour wind. >> hurricane ian is now making landfill in southwest florida with winds of 155 miles per hour and that is just shy of a category 5 storm of this magnitude will produce catastrophic flooding and life-threatening storm surge >> this may be the best depiction i have ever seen of what storm surge actually looks and feels like. >> we're getting hammered right now. these are some of the strongest winds that we've seen. >> president biden making it official, declaring a major disaster in the state of florida. >> it was so much worse than we expected so much worse than we thought could ever happen. >> lots and lots of damage it will take years to recover. >> it was scary. it was the worst feeling in the world. we felt helpless. >> i'm ready to move i'm ready to get rid of boats.
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i don't even want to see water again. >> i think i've lost everything i own and i'm trying to be brave. >> this could be the deadliest hurricane in florida's history. >> it's terrible it's heartbreaking and everybody -- you sit there and talk to them and everybody's lost somebody. >> it's difficult. >> we never thought that this would happen to us >> senior citizens were evacuated from floodwaters some describe it up to waist high. >> it's going to be a long road. it definitely is going to be a long road. >> we're committed to restoring the infrastructure as needed that is not going to be an overnight task >> i guess all we do is put everything back together and try again. >> hurricane ian is going to be a storm that we talk about for decades. >> well, we've just gotten an update on ian's position
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they're calling it a post tropical cyclone the 8:00 update from the national hurricane center has the minimum pressure coming up which means it's not as strong but the maximum winds still 60 miles an hour with higher gusts. the storm moving to the north at 15 miles an hour you can see the track there expecting rain from new york and through new england throughout the weekend as this storm finally rains itself out two years ago today, september the 30th, 2020, this newscast debuted on cnbc the mission, facts, truth, news, no panels, no opinion, no pundits. we've stayed true to that. we thank you for being here through these two years with us. and we hope you'll be back tomorrow night for athnoer edition, monday night. cnbc's closed tomorrow
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