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on the defense, attorneys for two local brothers begin building their case in the
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assault trial. >> what one of the werdesheim's said on the stand. hearing from one of the brothers charged with beating an african american teenager. he testifies about what he said happened in court. eliyahu werdesheim has -- eliyahu werdesheim has been on the stand this morning. >> reporter: good afternoon. e eliyahu werdesheim has never denied hitting corey but he said it happened in self-defense. that is exactly what he's saying on the stand. the 24-year-old student started testifying at 9 o'clock this morning, painting an opposite picture of what the state did in its case. he said he was responding for a call to a jewish watch group. he said the victim was peering into houses. the teen became upset
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and grabbed a wooden plank with nails. he said he got out of his car to try to calm him down but the teen started running after him. he said on the stand, quote, he was on mier very, very quick -- on me very, very quickly. i deflected his right hand with my left hand. i hit him with my right hand. it's different from what prosecutors say. they said they profiled him, got out of the car, pinned him to the ground and beat him repeededly. right now the load prosecutor is cross examining werdesheim. we could have a verdict as early as this afternoon or tomorrow. we're live at the courthouse. >> thank you. both brothers face multiple charges including assault and false imprisonment.
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lawyers are heading back to court, today the prosecution plans to build their case against julius henson. they plan to call rhonda russell the woman who recorded the calls. henson is accused of election fraud. he claims he's been persecuted because he worked for republicans. police released the chilling 911 tapes from a social service worker made just moments after a mother stabs her baby in the head. >> she's in our conference room. she was having a visit with the mother and she stabbed the baby. >> how old is the child? >> an infant can you get here quickly. >> police say the social worker made that call after 29 neerld tenisha thomas is to bed -- 29-year-old tenisha thomas stabbed her daughter. she said
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expected to recover. we are learning mb about breaking -- more about breaking news at this time yesterday. emergency repairs will close down parts of the jfx. >> get ready, a bigger headache on the jones falls express way is coming. starting tomorrow night road crews will close all northbound lanes from 10:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. only one southbound lane will be opened and it too could completely be closed in the future. right now one lane on each side of i-83 remains closed around 28th treat. this started after -- 28th street. this started after an inspection reported clogged pipes under ground. >> without the repairs the leaking pipes would cause a huge and dangerous sink hole.
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profes tos at john -- profes tos at -- from ors at john hopkins is doing a secret service course. the training comes after several agents were fired for hiring pros cutes in low -- prostitutes in columbia. atten event this afternoon -- at an event this afternoon newt gingrich plans to drop out of the presidential race. the announcement puts mitt romney one step closer to the republican domination. >> newt gingrich is calling it quits. at an event this afternoon he plans to officially end his presidential campaign. the former house speaker released a video for supporters on his website tuesday. >> i want to take this opportunity to give you an insider advance notice that on wednesday, i'll be officialing
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suspending the campaign as part of a precedent. >> he scaled back his campaign after a series of primary losses. he vowed to stay in the race until conventions but doe neighs dried up. >> i'm announcing my candidacy for president of the united states. >> he gotoff -- he got off to a rocky start. most of his staff quit immediately over differences about how to run the campaign. he battled back with a surprise win in south carolina. he couldn't keep up with mitt romney's campaign spending and me formed poorly in the larger primary states. >> he will make the announcement here in virginia. he said expected to endorse romney. >> during the race he attacked romney. >> massachusetts moderate who created romney care. >> president obama's campaign is trying to take advantage of those attacks in a new video.
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>> as a man who wants to run for president who can't be honest with the american people >> he said he will help the republicans continue to defeat president obama in november. >> only ron paul remains in the race against the presumed nominee. unlike yesterday the rain hasn't cleared up. take a live look outside right now. we still have low over cast, a low ceiling out there. warm and humid. we have complete coverage for you. marty bass in the out book. good afternoon bern debt. >> good afternoon. a sereies of fronts coming through the area with varying chances for scattered scatter showers around -- scattered showers around thunderstorms. look -- and thunderstorms. look to our west, this is part of the front moving in our direction.
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you see a few showers near cumberland, it's part of a front that's moving our way. it's a chance for some of these to become strong this afternoon. earlier today this is what we dealt with, the batch of showers and thunderstorms moving through. it's 63 in baltimore. we're going to see the numbers go up this afternoon. here is marty. >> good afternoon. it's interesting, there is a nice warm flow trying to make it into the area. we're getting that cooler moist flow off the ocean. look up and you can see the net result. understand there's a warm pool of air, 74 kcmo, memphis 81. let's take a look. tomorrow we still have these two
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contrary flows. we're still going to be in an area of disturbed weather. we could see that warm cool envelope shipt shift -- shift over the next 24 hours. the details on the weekend shortly. >> -- a win for the oriels last night. show walter just need one victory the reach 1,000 for his career heading into last night's game against the yankees. his players delivered. they won 7-1 givesing -- giving him win number 1,000. after tonight's game in new york, the road trip continues the boston. saturday's game is at 1:00 and sunday's game is at 1:30 live here on wjz 13.
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still to come, a hit and run caught on video. what happened and why some say the driver should not be charged. >> months after a florida college dies in a hazing incident police are filing charges. >> your complete first warning forecast is still coming up. every day potentially harmful germs
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its cloudy out there and 63 degrees. the forecast is coming up. the manhunt for a florida man who killed his family is over. kevin satterf ie ld shot his wife, pregnant daughter and her boyfriend and took off to louisiana. police arrested him in a motel room. in florida prosecutors are preparing to announce criminal charges in the hazing death of a band member. prosecutors have prepared five suspect cases against the suspects who beat robert champion. the death prompted the school to suspend
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all band events. you're about to get a new looking at philadelphia's deadly duck boat accident. this shows the disabled landing craft boat. a barge collides with it. seconds before the impact the duck boat operator jumps off. two of the passengers died. >> every parent wants to know why their child died . secondly they want to it never happen again. >> the captain was sentenced to a year in federal prison. a hit and run or self-defense. that's the question before authorities in canada. the car keeps ongoing. witnesses say the people had been attacking the vehicle after the driver told them not to slam his door.
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the driver is facing aggravated assault charges. police are expected to charge the riders. howard county, maryland remains the best of counties in this country. it's declared the healthiest county in maryland and now the richest. it is one of the five wealthiest counties in the country. still ahead on wjz, a lot of clouds over head and keep those umbrella's within arms reach. >> first let's take a look at midday's stocks followed by last night's mega millions numbers. ,copd makes it hard to breathe,
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down to the south. here is the next round from the northwest. it could build into a stronger thunderstorm as we head through the afternoon hours. the storm prediction center has highlighted our area under a slight risk for the strong or severe storms. if anything happens we will keep you updated on that. this eastern wind is protecting us from storm strong -- strong storms because it's keeping our temperatures down. we're going to be in for some warm air and showers and thunderstorms that moves on top of us. when the sun breaks out it's going to be warm. we have this round today. we have another round tomorrow. we think tomorrow afternoon a little bit of sunshine breaking through. we're getting closer to 80. after that the temperatures go up once again. the bay temperature is now up to
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60. we're going to keep temperatures down in the city. inland those numbers will going up. tonight we're going to 58, another warm and muggy one. tomorrow up to 80 and the chance for a shower or thunderstorm. >> hot. thank you. still to come, why we researchers say the first test of a beeb's baby -- baby's live could be the most important. >> here are the top stories on wjz.com at this hour. for instant updates on all today's news and the weather, log onto wjz.com. ,,
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in today's wjz health watch, whether you're a slacker or go getter could depend on the chemicals your brain releases. people who release dope mean into the part of the brain that influences reward were willing to work harder. slackers had a high dopamene in the part that influences emotion. a major new study suggests newborn babies should be
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immediately screened for heart defects. a test called a pulse test is a accurate and cost effecttive screening tool for heart defect. the condition can be fatal if it's not treated right away. >> check back in today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00 and we will bring you the latest on the testimony today from werdesheim brothers. the shock ing plot by terrorists to blow up a bridge in cleveland. >> please stay with us, your five day forecast is next. ,,,,,,
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we have some showers around thunderstorms today. >> here is more on that with marty. >> the weekend is looking good. almost like a summertime pop up chance thunderstorm friday and saturday. there will be a greater chance saturday night. clear out sunday and monday. it's amazing to say the first week in may temperature will drop back to the mid 70s. i'll throw it back inside. >> not far away. >> don't miss tonight's prime time cbs line up. 10 o'clock the original csi followed by
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