The trial of the men accused of killing a young American in Greece is set to begin Friday. Only on "CBS This Morning," Bakari Henderson's parents speak out as they prepare to face their son's alleged killers. A mob chased the 22-year-old down the street last year and beat him to death on the island of Zakynthos. Michelle Miller reports.
California police are trying a unique tactic to catch a dangerous murder suspect. Newport Beach police announced Wednesday they're releasing a six-part podcast centered on Peter Chadwick. The wealthy businessman is charged with murdering his wife of 21 years, then running away. Tony Dokoupil reports.
The Senate Judiciary Committee's chairman says Christine Blasey Ford must decide by Friday morning if she'll testify about her sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Ford wants the FBI to investigate her claim before testifying. President Trump told reporters Wednesday the allegations are "hard" to imagine. Nancy Cordes reports.
The U.S. incarcerates more of its citizens than any other nation in the world, according to the latest government data. In 2016, about 2 million people were in jails and prisons. That's compared to less than 200,000 in 1972. The Equal Justice Initiative is a non-profit organization that provides legal representation for inmates, and works to end mass incarceration. Founder and executive director Bryan Stevenson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss why he decided to turn his 2014 bestseller, "Just Mercy," into a book for young adult readers.
Elizabeth Smart says she believes Wanda Barzee being released from prison is still a "danger." The now 30-year-old was abducted in 2002 by Brian David Mitchell and Barzee. They held Smart captive for nine months before they were captured and convicted. Barzee is set to be released from prison today. Only on "CBS This Morning," Smart spoke to Gayle King about Barzee's release.
A homeless man has been charged with the murder of Celia Barquin Arozamena, a college golf star in Iowa. Police say the Iowa State University student and the European Ladies Amateur Champion was killed in broad daylight by a random act of violence on Monday. Her death marks the second high-profile murder of a college student in the state this year. Dean Reynolds reports.