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wide array of diverse talent? >> i don't know. i have to say, baltimore is a pretty basic place. you know. it is the kind of place with basements. i often used to think one of the reasons "the wire" in the end worked was because baltimore was like so many other places like st. louis or cleveland. craig: or even glasgow. i always thought it was like glasgow. >> it is very much like glasgow. i've been to glasgow. it very much reminded me of baltimore. craig: they have the same kind of -- the same drug problem for a long time. >> the political corruption. you'd do fine in baltimore. craig: i have been to baltimore a couple of times. did great. >> did you have your bail ney taped to your chest? craig: when i was a kid growing up, there was a lot of these underpasses on to the freeways. they built these kind of places. we used to always carry a milk
bottle when we went through in case anyone attacked you you could smash them with a milk bottle. it was hilarious. >> the building block of comedy. craig: it was great. "the wire". the post industrial, i met a guy, let's call him a entrepreneur in moscow, who was a big fan of "the wire" he said it was just like moscow. he said because capitalism cannot really exist effectively unless there is a reasonably honest police force. if the corruption gets too high, the caply. cannot exist. it happened in a lot of post industrial cities and it happened in moscow after the fall of the soviet union. >> that is interesting. i think we're in a situation now where capital is having its way.
labor has been really distinguished over the last 34 years. craig: you're not a republican are you? [laughter] >> i'm a little to the left of the democratic party. craig: yeah. yeah. >> somebody's got to -- craig: mouth organ, awkward pause or big cash prize? you got to go for the big cash prize. >> i'll go for the big cash prize. craig: really? great. what time is it, shadoe stevens? >> it's time for the big cash prize! [applause] >> 8:50. craig: if you include the chocolate dollar, slightly fingered. if you can answer one question. are you ready? ice slant in the north atlantic. its capital city is reykjavik. in the original comic book, what was the name of superman's pet monkey. was it d,?
>> how did we get from reykjavik to the question? craig: just one of those vampire with laugh things going on i guess. >> you are an enigma wrapped in a riddle. are there other choices besides d? craig: sure, but they are wroing. >> i'm going to go with d. craig: the correct answer. ♪ >> y'all can't be playing your instruments out here without a permit. >> you can't stop us from singing, right? we can sing in the streets, right? no. why? apparently my debit card is.
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. this is 9news now. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [ cheers and applause ] >> the parties faithful asking president obama to lead this nation for another four years and president obama asked the country for a chance to do just that, accepting the nomination for a second term in the white
house. >> did tonight's speech convince voters he's the right guy for the job in 2012. gary nurenberg joins us. >> reporter: much of this day was spent dedicated to veterans and the military who said they did not receive enough respect at the republican convention last week. we have highlights and full remarks of the president's comment on wusa9.com. but in his remarks, the president said the country had made much progress and disaster facing the country four years ago said it will take years more to fix and argued that he is best suited to finish the job. he was introduced by the first lady. >> barack obama. [ cheers and applause ]. >> reporter: the choice, he says, is a choice. >> and on every issue, the choice you face won't be just between two candidates for the party. it will be a choice between two different paths for america. a choice between two fundamentally different visions for the future. >> reporter: and charting the future, he said, may require less news from the past.
>> and the kind of bold persistent experimentation that franklin roosevelt pursued during the only crisis worse than this one. and, by the way, those of us who carry on his party's legacy should remember that not every problem can be remedied with another government program or dictate from washington. >> reporter: the president listed goals in his speech, if not a detailed plan, to reduce the deficit by more than $4 trillion. create a million new manufacturing jobs by the end of 2016, double exports by the end of 2014, cut net oil imports in half by 2012. cut the growth of college tuition in half. recruit 100,000 math and science teachers over the next 10 years. train 2 million workers for jobs at community colleges. and a distinction he wants clear. >> i refuse to ask middle class families to give up their deductions for owning a home or raising their kids just to pay for another millionaire's tax cuts. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: the vice president said the country is getting
better because of his job. >> because of the decision he has made and the incredible spend to the american people, america has turned the corner. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: earlier in the night, mr. biden heard his son formally nominate for vice president. >> my father, my hero, joe biden. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: another emotional moment. >> and to the republic for which you stand, one nation, under god, undivisible, with liberty and justice for all. [ cheers and applause ]. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: wounded former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> barack obama is the kind of leader my father wrote about in profiles and courage. >> reporter: 2004 nominee john
carey on foreign policy. >> ask osama bin laden if he is better off now than he was four years ago. >> reporter: well, conventions over. game on. effective speeches, if anyone was paying attention. last night's speech by bill clinton, cnn's coverage was tied by the learning show here comes honey boo boo. both candidates will spend the next two months to get the undecided to pay attention. >> let's hope that happens, gary. there's a lot at stake. last week we invited a group to watch mitt romney's address. tonight we invited republicans to our studios. still ahead, they weigh in on the president's speech. well, one republican who did not plan on watching tonight's speech, mitt romney. he spent the day up in new hampshire surprising a group of veterans who work on the phones for him. >> these veterans are not happen and they're working to make -- happy and they're working to
make sure the public knows the president didn't keep his promise. >> i want this path instead of that path. i want the opportunities with society with the safety net, the pack of prosperity. >> well, tomorrow both mitt romney and president obama will be campaigning in new hampshire. new tonight at 11:00, police opened fire sending one person to the hospital. it happened in district heights maryland at county road and fosner street. matt jablow was there and he talks about how the shooting unfolded. >> reporter: police have not given out much information so far, but here is what we know. it happened right around 6:00. a police involved shooting that ended with one man, not a police officer, in the hospital. apparently with a gunshot wound. his condition is not known right now. we also don't know exactly what led to the shooting. a neighbor told me what she saw
and heard. >> and i was in the house and i heard two gunshots. my husband was already outside and i ran outside to see what happened and i saw like from what he told me it was a police officer firing -- they were firing back and forth and a police car -- another police car came from back up, and i saw three or four police coming out. >> reporter: once again, one man is in the hospital with a gunshot wound after a police involved shooting here in district heights. we do not know the man's condition nor do we know exactly what led to the shooting. just as soon as we have any more information, we will be sure to pass it along. derek and anita. >> thank you, matt. well, also new tonight at 11:00, a daring armed robbery at a church, and it's all caught on camera. and now police are looking for the public's help to find the gun toting robber. ken molestina is live with the images that were caught. ken, what do you see? >> this was both. it was daring and it's up to
congregation shocked. it happened on the first of the month and now police are releasing video. >> reporter: the crook cam was rolling outside stevens street northwest. the man with the backpack is the 26-year-old victim. the suspect runs behind him, up the steps and right into the church. >> it's a terrible thing to happen at the church. >> reporter: the thug made off with the man's bag, money, wallet and smart phone. but not before ordering the victim to the ground and pointing his gun at him and at least one other person inside according to police. >> it's a disgrace. i can't believe that somebody would do something like that. >> reporter: now investigators are hoping the public recognizes this young arms robber and turns him in. meanwhile, parisianers are left unrattled. >> we have to be desperate, you know, hurting people to do something like that. >> thankfully no shots were
fired and no one was hurt. the cops are offering $10,000 of reward money to anyone who can help him catch this guy. if you have any details, call the police. an 84-year-old woman beaten, robbed, left on the floor of her apartment for more than 24 hours. she only got help when a neighbor heard her crying out. now, this all happened last february in suitland and tonight we can tell you police have caught somebody. his name rodney william blanton. he's 56 years old. how did they find him? the bitten bit her attacker on the hand in that struggle and police say from a drop of blood, the dna led them to their man. another nice spot in prince george's county now under lock and key closed by the county as part of its crusade against what it considers nuisance nights clubs. the target this time, the rendezvous banquet hall. the permit that allows large gatherings has run out and a
recent assault call here got their attention. >> we have had fights and different things of that nature. calls for service for us. >> now, this is the latest shut down since the passage last year of prince george's county dance hall bill that is going to close clubs where violence is a issue. drew peterson is headed to prison. today he was found guilty of murdering his third wife. crowds outside the courthouse cheered after the verdict was announced this afternoon. kathleen savio's body was found in her bathtub in 2004. her death was issued an accident. it was reclassified after peterson's fourth wife disappeared in 2007. authorities presumed stacy peterson is dead. her body has never been found. >> it's the first step to put away. maybe somebody will come forward that maybe knows something about my sister and they feel safe now that they've come forward now
that he's put away. >> drew peterson facing up to 60 years when he's sentenced. we have breaking news for you out of a high school in hyattsville. according to the washington post, five football players have been yanked from the program. according to one of the parents, players hired prostitutes from a call service in north carolina. some even engaged in sex at a teen hotel. all this following the team's season opening victory last night. well, a heated night on the field between the nationals and at cubs. a pitch aimed right at bryce harper and it emptied both dugouts. we'll have the rest. what happens when you have an angry, vengeful ex? just ask that guy. the stunt that ended with the fbi pulling their guns on him on a plane. we're looking at a little fog developing overnight. here is the wakeup weather. it will be a dry commute. even dry in fredericksburg tomorrow. in the 70s by 7:00. and then 9:00, 76-83. we'll come back and talk about
a birth here in washington dc. an elderly man passed away and he is now one of the 87 people killed this year by the disease. now, one way to protect yourself from west nile, you have to stop those mosquitoes and that can mean removing the standing water from around your home because that is their breeding ground. well, home from the hospital tonight, an elderly woman attacked by a beaver that was sick with rabies. the beaver from hell is what she calls it. 83-year-old lillian peterson was bitten tuesday night while she was out taking her usual slim in lake bar crawl in falls church. >> i kept aiming at his eyes thinking that if i knocked his eyes out he wouldn't be able to see. all i wanted to do is get rid of the [ bleep ] and that was it. >> it was pretty tough out there. in fact, lillian says if it wasn't for a friend of hers who was right nearby and came to her
rescue with an orr to beat her down, she might not be alive. she's facing several more rounds of painful rabies shot. as for the beaver, it's gone on to beaver heaven. they did kill it. but just the same, lillian says she is never going in that lake again. >> what an experience. new tonight at 11:00, how far would you go to get a former lover in trouble? well, one woman went way, way too far and now she's facing federal charges. it all started when authorities say a call was made that somebody on a u.s. airways flight from philly to dallas had explosives. the pilot told everyone there was a mechanical problem and then turned the plane around. that's when fbi agents got on the plane and pulled christopher shell off. >> they pulled their ooze ees out and pistols and came to the passenger and said don't move, stay put, and they took him off the plane. >> he just acted stunned. he just said what -- you know, what the bleep is going on.
but he was not nervous. >> well, here is what was going on. shell was the target of an apparent hoax. cbs news as learned his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend wanted to make his life miserable. it looks like they did that and it was caused as a major headaches for themselves. both of them are being questioned by federal authorities over this hoax. do you have a need for speed? head on down to texas. it will soon be home to a stretch of highway with the highest speed limit in the nation. it will be 85 miles an hour. is it safe? >> of course it's not safe. but if you want to go 85, you're not thinking about being safe. >> have you ever been through texas? if you don't go 85, you'll never be seen again. >> you mean you'll never make it across the street. >> that means for a speed camera, it's 9 a. [