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of the moment and to stand your ground he had a right to defend himself. >> she believes it was as chairman screaming for help on the 911 calls and she has no doubt that he feared for his life. the emotional aftermath the acquittal. critics of the verdict of staged peaceful protest across the country. protesters at the justice department called for federal hate crime charges against zimmerman. the killing was call tragic and unnecessary but signaled charges are unlikely because proving it was racially motivated is very difficult. here in chicago tonight people are protesting the verdict by marching in black and its sweatshirt's like the one trayvon martin was wearing the night he was killed.
>> this march began and moved it north to king high school. this group was made up of mostly african-americans of various ages. it seemed to grow in size as it moved through the streets. this is about the george zimmerman verdict after being found not guilty in the death of trayvon martin. this march past five blocks away from
president obama is home >> everybody feels the same way right now. >> by marching for my people by a margin for everybody. we want the violence to end. >> this is a time to think about what it is we can do with our brains. not with our fists think about the history that has brought you this far. >> and this demonstration is one of many that happened across the country. there is another rally
that is happening tomorrow night. >> we would like to hear from you. give us a text message and we will have the results later on. johnny borizov is going to prison forever. three life sentences handed down to the man who plotted to murder his former girlfriend's family bank noted a friend into pulling the trigger . >> the sentence handed down was no surprise but still be a motion inside the courtroom was palpable. it started with the woman who lost the most in the slayings. she lost her mother and father and brother all at the hands of the man with whom
she shares a child. cameras capture the emotion on video. >> the murders have put a hole in my heart i could never be filled. >> her words were lost in tears as she replied a terrific night in 2010 that changed her life forever. she lost her father, her mother, and her brother. that night she listened to fear and outside of her closet door. >> i can have flashbacks of myself fighting in my closet being fearful of whether or not i would be killed as i hear my family screaming for their lives outside my door. >> the mentally ill man who pulled the trigger pled guilty to the murder charges but it was the victim's former boyfriend johnny borizov who ordered the hits. the two were
in the middle of a custody battle. johnny borizov offered no apology or a motion in his role in the murders. in a statement he told the court room he will perfect his innocence until his last breath. >> it was difficult but i feel that she knows how he is and i was still disappointed that she did not ... >> we've peeled the justice system has failed and we will continue to defend johnny borizov until he comes home. >> johnny borizov received three life sentences and is not eligible for parole. >> it is a sentence that this
defendant has truly earned and deserved. >> they said they lost something they have not lost anything they can still see their son but i cannot see my son, looking at a grave. >> a gunman in the case is scheduled to be sentenced in august. he pled guilty but claims to be mentally ill he looks at a minimum of 45 years in prison. >> a political bombshell illinois attorney general lisa madigan will seek reelection choosing not to run for governor. many thought she would give the governor a run for his money in the primary election. lisa madigan is not running mostly because her father is a speaker of the house and she believes the governor and a house speaker from the same
family is not a good idea. >> was a shock? >> i think it was a surprise to many. she helped build up the speculation by saying she was interested in the office. you have a domino effect. there are a number of people looking at these lower offices. >> do you think her decision was based on the fact that her father has taken a lot of heat for being in the office for four years. and the most recent scandal in which he was pushing for someone who contributed to
his political fund to get a raise. is it possible that this stuff was riding on the wall? >> there has always been the issue of the conflict of interest with lisa madigan and are father as the most powerful democrat in the state. in her statement she said she would never run to gov. wilder father is speaker of the house. this would be an all out fight not about lisa madigan but about her father. >> you start monday with kirk
dillard announcing his nomination. this is very good news for bill daley. there is no doubt about it now that it will be a fight in the democratic primary side. >> many people speculated that she is not as ambitious as her father and perhaps is comfortable being the most popular politician in the state of illinois. she has young children it would be a tough road for anybody maybe she was not up for it. >> look at the state of the state right now with all the problems. it is not a pleasant
time to be governor there are not a lot of letters you can pull to make illinois significantly better at this point. there's no saying that lisa madigan will not look at all this later on down the line. there is also speculation she might be interested in the illinois supreme court. >> kirk dillard lost the republican nomination in 2010 by the slimmest margin today he made it official that he is running again. >> i believe i have a unique set of credentials and i believe i'm the solution not the problem. i will run and run well and that will govern with a proven track record of being a problem
solver. >> he ripped the governor during his announcement for lacking in leadership and called illinois current state and embarrassment. is expected to get the endorsement from his old boss gov. jim edgar. >> when ellen i gov. out of prison one more to go. he has until the end of the day to appeal his 2011 conviction on corruption charges has been serving a 14 year prison term. former gov. george ryan was released. a plot to set up a homemade bomb at an indiana county fair to night two teenagers are facing charges. an explosion at the home of a missing woman what police believe it may have been a cover up. a small child buried alive under the sand for 11 hours.
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>> police said the gas line at the home had been tampered with the suspect is hospitalized with burns over 70 percent of his body. >> police released information about two teenagers involved in a foiled a bomb plot at a county fair. >> it was thursday night thousands of people were at the county fair including to 60 year-old with a backpack with a homemade explosive device. they plan to set it off near a carnival ride. there is no indication this is a terrorism plot. >> it definitely within your killed someone. >> the plan was foiled plot to tipsters one who called 911 and another to give a description of the teenagers.
>> he decided to intervene and help this individual out by getting involved with the police. >> the bomb squad to the device apart. another 16 year old was arrested for manufacturing the device. the other team is charged with possession of the device. >> this is a peaceful small town but it is hard to visualize that this can happen. >> the manager of the fare is grateful for what could have happened but did not. >> this could have been a
complete disaster a lot of people could have been hurt or lost their lives. they got the job done and we are very thankful for them. >> officials say next year they will take eight from look at the security plan for the fair. the best thing they can do is to be ready to react. >> it child buried under several feet of sand for hours coming up the remarkable recovery. plus how eating fish can help reduce stress for and expecting mother.
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smart phones and a slew of apps for photo editing. people have many options to share their vacations and engage in friendly competition through social media. >> it is huge and chicago there are so many photographers that support each other but at the same time the kind of compete. >> we obtained permission for these guys to explore an abandoned apartment building and the old chicago post office. their photographs from this adventure have drawn hundreds of lakikes. seeking out urban decay often involves trespassing. >> getting in and trying to get
in is definitely part of the rosush. >> in december a man actually died from try to take pictures from the roof of the chicago intercontinental hotel after falling down a smokestack. small people thrive on this edgy hobby they are always careful and respectful. >> we do not go there to damage anything which is one to explore. if someone tells me to leave or that it is trespassing it is fine and i will leave. >> there is something cool about urban decay in that it was once beautiful or functional and now it is wasting away. >> because images are so easily
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>> he was trapped under 11 ft. of sand for more than three hours. the family had just gotten to the indiana dunes friday afternoon. >> he went down standing straight up. he did not fall on his back or side he was upright and kept going down. >> his father could hear his son be need to send. >> he was yelling and he could hear him. >> doctors get that first call about the emergency are bound for friday afternoon. the next call was around 8 that night. it was surprised how well he was doing giving how long he was buried under the sand. for now
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>> the home-run derby taking place tonight in new york and yoenis cespedes got off to a hot start pounding out 17 home runs in the first-round. he is in a role in the finals. moments ago he has just won the home-run derby in a final round playoff with bryce harper. when chicago reporters last had contact with derrick rose in miami it was pretty much a given he would play the season opener this fall today during an event in spain he told reporters he is 100 percent physically and emotionally and confirmed he will be ready when the season
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