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St. Louis officer shoots, kills man wielding knife

(CNN) -- A police officer was involved in a shooting in St. Louis on Tuesday, and a man was pronounced dead in the incident, authorities said.

The Chief of Police for the Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis, Missouri, tweeted that no officers were injured.

"Officer involved shooting in the sixth district. Suspect brandished knife at @slmpd officers," wrote Chief Sam Dotson.

Capt. Garon Mosby, with the St. Louis Fire Department, said a male subject was pronounced dead.

It was not immediately clear whether the officer killed him. The investigation is ongoing.

The shooting took place not far from Ferguson, Missouri, where the death of teenager Michael Brown has touched off violent nightly protests.

Gov. Perry to surrender this afternoon

AUSTIN - Texas Governor Rick Perry will surrender at about 4:45 p.m. Tuesday in Austin following his indictment last Friday on charges of abuse of power.

Click here to read the indictment.

According to Governor Perry's lead attorney, Tony Buzbee, Perry will say make a few statements to reporters before he goes in and again when he comes out of the Criminal Justice Center. 

Sheriff's deputies will take his mug shot and fingerprints.  

"This is a complete waste of time and money, but he will do everything everyone else would have to do (in this situation.)," says Buzbee.

 

(Friday) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.

The Republican governor is accused of abusing his official powers by publicly promising to veto $7.5 million for the state public integrity unit at the Travis County District Attorney's office. He was indicted by an Austin grand jury Friday.

Perry said he'd veto the funding if the district attorney, Rosemary Lehmberg, didn't resign. Lehmberg had recently been convicted of drunken driving. The state's Public Integrity Unit operates out of her office. When Lehmberg refused, Perry carried out his veto, drawing an ethics complaint.

Perry is the first Texas governor indicted in nearly a century.

He's leaving office in January, but he's a possible 2016 presidential run.

Johnny Manziel says obscene gesture toward Redkins shows lapse of judgment

LANDOVER, Md. (CBS) -- If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job.

If the choice is based on maturity, the hot-shot rookie's obscene gesture lost him some ground to the nondescript sixth-year veteran.

Manziel raised his middle finger toward the opponents' bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter of Monday night's 24-23 loss to the Washington Redskins. Truth be told, it was one of the few times a Browns QB actually found his intended target.

"It does not sit well," Cleveland coach Mike Pettine said. "It's disappointing, because what we talk about is being poised and being focused. ... That's a big part of all football players, especially the quarterback."

"I get words exchanged throughout the entirety of the game, every game, week after week, and I should've been smarter," Manziel said. "It was a 'Monday Night Football' game, and cameras were probably solid on me, and I just need to be smarter about that.

"It's there, and it's present every game, and I just need to let it slide off my back and go to the next play."

CBSSports.com NFL writer Will Brinson says any number of things could have triggered Manziel's obscene gesture.

"Perhaps (Manziel) was mad at his offensive line for sending him scrambling like a chicken with his head cut off. Maybe he was mad at the playcall. Maybe a member of the Redskins was smack talking him. Maybe he's just sick of Brian Hoyer," Brinson writes.

Meanwhile, Pettine needs to pick a starting quarterback. The performances were so unspectacular that the coach suggested he might audible from his previously stated plan of announcing his regular-season starter on Tuesday.

"All the options are still on the table," Pettine said.

Hoyer started Monday night and completed 2 of 6 passes for 16 yards. His self-assessment: "It probably couldn't have been any worse. It's disappointing. It was embarrassing."

Manziel, the No. 22 pick in the NFL draft, was 7 for 16 for 65 yards and a touchdown. Of his series early in the game, he said: "I really tried to force everything and not let it fly like I should have. I need to get better at that and throw the dang ball."

Those stats, as mediocre as they are, were padded by series against the Redskins' backups. In the first quarter - when Washington's starters were in the game - Manziel was 2 for 7 for 29 yards, and Hoyer was 0 for 2.

"They both missed some throws," Pettine said.

If there's any hint as to which way Pettine is leaning, it's worth noting that Hoyer started for the second consecutive game and played mostly with the first-team offense. Manziel was sent out with the reserves to play in the second half.

Manziel took advantage by leading a 16-play, 68-yard drive capped by an 8-yard pass to Dion Lewis for Cleveland's first touchdown.

But the six points were overshadowed by the one finger.

"A lot of people just scream out things that are very, very disrespectful," Browns cornerback Joe Haden said. "He's just got to zone it out."

1 missing, 3 rescued when shrimp boat overturns

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard says three crew members have been rescued from an overturned shrimp boat and it will resume a search for a missing man.

A Coast Guard spokeswoman says the boat capsized Monday afternoon in the Cedar Bayou Channel, sending four people into the water. Rescue crews suspended their search for the fourth person Monday night and will resume it Tuesday morning.

A Port of Houston Fireboat crew rescued two people who were stranded on top of the boat and a woman trapped under it.

It's unclear how the boat named Mr. Anthony overturned. Authorities haven't identified the crew members.

New clashes between police, protestors in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (CBS) -- The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters collided again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by a white police officer.

Protesters filled the streets after nightfall Monday, and officers trying to enforce tighter restrictions at times used bullhorns to order them to disperse. Police deployed noisemakers and armored vehicles to push demonstrators back. Officers fired tear gas and flash grenades.

Capt. Ron Johnson of the Missouri Highway Patrol, who is in charge of security in Ferguson, said rocks, bottles and Molotov cocktails were thrown from the crowd and that some officers had come under heavy gunfire.

He said officers didn't fire any shots.

Two small fires were reported, one in a store and the other in a vacant home.

Johnson commended the conduct of the officers, saying they "acted with restraint and calm despite pockets of disorder and coming under violent attack on several occasions."

Citing "a dangerous dynamic in the night" that he said "allows a small number of violent agitators to hide in the crowd and then attempt to create chaos," Johnson urged protesters with peaceful intent to demonstrate during the daytime hours. He blamed the violence on "a tiny minority of lawbreakers."

Schools in Ferguson will be closed at least the rest of this week, district officials announced.

Demonstrators no longer faced the neighborhood's midnight-to-5 a.m. curfew, but police told protesters they could not gather in a single spot and had to keep moving. After the streets had been mostly cleared, authorities ordered reporters to leave as well, citing the risk from gunfire that had been reported.

Johnson said members of the media had to be asked repeatedly to return to the sidewalks and that it was a matter of safety. He said in some cases it was not immediately clear who was a reporter but that once it was established, police acted properly.

The latest clashes came after a day in which a pathologist hired by the Brown family said the 18-year-old suffered a bullet wound to his right arm that may indicate his hands were up or his back was turned. But the pathologist said the team that examined Brown cannot be sure yet exactly how the wounds were inflicted until they have more information.

Witnesses have said Brown's hands were above his head when he was repeatedly shot by an officer Aug. 9.

The independent autopsy determined that Brown was shot at least six times, including twice in the head, the family's lawyers and hired pathologists said.

The St. Louis County medical examiner's autopsy found that Brown was shot six to eight times in the head and chest, office administrator Suzanne McCune said Monday. But she declined to comment further, saying the full findings were not expected for about two weeks.

A grand jury could begin hearing evidence Wednesday to determine whether the officer, Darren Wilson, should be charged in Brown's death, said Ed Magee, spokesman for St. Louis County's prosecuting attorney.

A third and final autopsy was performed Monday for the Justice Department by one of the military's most experienced medical examiners, Attorney General Eric Holder said.

Holder was scheduled to travel to Ferguson later this week to meet with FBI and other officials carrying out an independent federal investigation into Brown's death.

The Justice Department has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to Brown's death, from the independent autopsy to dozens of FBI agents combing Ferguson for witnesses to the shooting.

In Washington, President Obama said the vast majority of protesters in Ferguson were peaceful, but warned that a small minority was undermining justice. Mr. Obama said overcoming the mistrust endemic between many communities and their local police would require Americans to "listen and not just shout."

Obama said he also spoke to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon about his deployment of the National Guard in Ferguson and urged the governor to ensure the Guard was used in a limited way.

Brown family attorney Benjamin Crump said Brown's parents wanted the additional autopsy because they feared results of the county's examination could be biased. Crump declined to release copies of the report.

"They could not trust what was going to be put in the reports about the tragic execution of their child," he said during Monday's news conference with Parcells and Baden, who has testified in several high-profile cases, including the O.J. Simpson murder trial.

The second autopsy, Crump said, "verifies that the witness accounts were true: that he was shot multiple times."

Forensic pathologist Shawn Parcells, who assisted former New York City chief medical examiner Dr. Michael Baden during the private autopsy, said a bullet grazed Brown's right arm. He said the wound indicates Brown may have had his back to the shooter, or he could have been facing the shooter with his hands above his head or in a defensive position across his chest or face.

"We don't know," Parcells said. "We still have to look at the other (elements) of this investigation before we start piecing things together."

Baden said one of the bullets entered the top of Brown's skull, suggesting his head was bent forward when he suffered that fatal injury. The hired pathologists said Brown, who also was shot four times in the right arm, could have survived the other bullet wounds.

Baden also said there was no gunpowder residue on Brown's body, indicating he was not shot at close range. However, Baden said he did not have access to Brown's clothing, and that it was possible the residue could be on the clothing.

Crump also noted that Brown had abrasions on his face from where he fell to the ground, but there was "otherwise no evidence of a struggle."

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