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Apr 10, 2011 11:00pm EDT
pivotal day in court. former university of virginia lacrosse player george hugely has his hearing tomorrow. more than 20 witnesses have been subpoenaed. hugely will appear via video conference. >> reporter: prosecutors say that hugely killed the woman in her off campus apartment. the hearing has been moved to a courtroom that can fit 200 people because a very large turnout is expected. >> an attack at a convenience store leaves a young man tonight, fighting for his life. the 23-year-old victim was stabbed several times, police say as he walked into the store early this morning. at last check, that man was in critical condition. detectives detectives said they have made some arrests. >> murder at the barber shop. killers caught on tape. police say technology helped them quickly solve a crime and now the mayor wants more money for that. >> reporter: dwight taylor getting a a hair cut when two men walked into the barber shop and opened fire. a reliable within was perch above the crime scene. >> when the suspects fled, they were seen on cameras, a short time later, caught by baltimore
CBS
Mar 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >>> actor george clooney may be called as a witness in the prostitution case against italy's premier broloscoi is accused of paying a teenager for sex. the 17-year-old known as ruby said clooney and his girlfriend attended parties at the villa. the trial begins next week. >>> sex discrimination at the workplace before the supreme court as wal-mart moves to block a massive lawsuit. the company has a policy of pay -- the woman in the case says the company has a policy of paying men more than women. a decision is expected by this summer. if the lawsuit goes forward, it could include 1.6 million women. >>> as susan collin reports, they don't agree with the man's tactics but they do agree with his decisions. >> reporter: walter wrote governor o'malley because he says that illegal immigrants shutdown his business. he wrote quote, i would put my hands around your neck. >> reporter: avett is back on trial after an earlier conviction is overturned. more than a dozen supporters are by his side. people who believe the state has hurt taxpayers but giving benefits to those who don't pay t
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
gerald arpino is a b-rated choreographer and george balanchine is "a." woman: what gerry arpino did was he took the classical vocabulary and he then stretched it in a way which was very american and very modern, to be more exaggerated to be faster to be more dynamic. it was really trying to find a way to hold onto that tradition of classical ballet but to give it that modern american sensibility. kisselgoff: the thing is that, he choreographed for the moment. he was of his time. some works died very soon, but some did not. weiss: gerry was an eclectic choreographer. he didn't really have one style. at that time, ballet was the conservatory and i think by breaking out of that, he probably threatened some people, and also, frankly, there were moments when he went overboard. mckenzie: i always had a love/hate relationship with gerry in the studio. in retrospect, he broke down a "holier-than-thou" approach to ballet that i had. he said, "come on, baby, you can't be precious about this. you've just got to get down, get physical," you know. and i wasn't particularly amused by being challenged
CBS
Nov 19, 2010 11:00pm EST
women around the country. earlier this month in prince george's county, a woman was sentenced to 25 years in prison for trying to cut a baby from another woman's womb. >>> actor wesley snipes is ordered into federal custody after a judge refuses to grant him a new trial on tax related crimes. snipes was convicted in 2008 of willfully failing to file his income tax returns. he was free on bond during the appeal. but the actor will begin serving his three year prison sentence. he had just started filming a new movie. >>> she likes the movie 40-year- old virgin but doesn't like american idol. and she just might make a run at the next presidency race. >> i'm looking to whether it's a good thing. >> if she ran for president, could you beat barack obama? >> i believe so. >> she of course is sarah palin. the former governor of alaska is releasing a new book. the book officially debuted tuesday but exerts were leaked today. >>> it caused a buzz at the world cup but it will be silenced for tomorrow's yale game. the vuvuzela's have been banned. one student says he is now stuck with 700 vuvuze
CBS
Dec 16, 2009 11:00pm EST
george's county. >> next thing we see is a jeep ranger coming out across all three lanes on fire and smashed up. >> reporter: 30-year-old john brown and evan warner are roommates. they live in glen burney and were heading to their construction jobs when the chaos erupted. >> first i tried the doors, but they were crushed. >> reporter: maryland state police have identified the driver of the jeep as 27-year- old vanessa laneris of college park. her jeep became engulfed in fire. this is evan warner's jeep. it's identical to the one vanessa was driving when she was hit on the capital beltway. remember, her doors were crushed, but because evan has a jeep, he knew exactly how to get inside. he and other rescuers went in through this canvas top. >> trying to fit her through the little hole out of the top, luke you said, it was very difficult. >> reporter: they got her out. a frightening beginning to the day, but a good ending. >> be glad that she's alive. i'm just happy everything's fine, she's going to spend christmas with her kids. she can walk. the doctors were doing the tickle thing on
CBS
Apr 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
martin. >> today we filed an information charging george zimmerman with murder in the first degree. >> reporter: the 28-year-old zimmerman turned himself in to authorities and was arrested. zimmerman had been free during questioning. he said he shot the teen in self-defense. >> murder in the second degree. >> reporter: trayvon's parents watched the announcement with their attorneys in washington, d.c. they said it's a first step on a long road toward justice. >> we wanted nothing more, nothing less, we just wanted an arrest and we got it. and i say thank you. >> reporter: zimmerman will make his first court appearance in seminole county. >> i think anyone who would be charged with second degree murder should be scared. >> reporter: sanford's mayor is calling for healing. and florida stand your ground law which allows deadly force in self-defense. trayvon's father says, his work is not done. >> we will continue to walk, we will march and march and march until the right thing is done. >> reporter: zimmerman is expected to plead not guilty. in sanford florida, pinkston, wjz. >> we wil
CBS
Jul 22, 2010 11:00pm EDT
prince george's county after two people drown in a backyard pool. a 12-year-old was spotted motionless in a neighbor's pool. the body of the 12-year-old's 54-year-old uncle was found along with them. they believe he died trying to save the child. >>> a maryland court awards $70,000 to a woman that lost her home. tonight she is warning other homeowners to be on guard. >> reporter: susan spicer works 50 to 60 hours a week at a diner, it's a far cry from the retirement she had been planning for herself until a few years ago. that's what caused her house that she had been paying on mostly all her life. since she paid mostly cash, she had a small mortgage. when susan fell on hard times, she turned to royal financial services for help. >> he told me don't let it go to fore closure, he was going to save me. to sign the house over to him and pay to him for one year. then he was going to sign it over to him. within that year, he sold the house from under me. >> reporter: susan took the owens company to court and won thanks to this, maryland's foreclosure protection act. wjz has tried to reach t
CBS
Nov 28, 2010 11:00pm EST
del has made the semieligibility list. along with deanne sanders and shannon sharp. and george young. on the field a playoff atmosphere, downtown in the purple palace where the birds fight an unblemished record at home. joe flack oh, 289 today -- flacco, a lot today. late second quarter, same score following, flacco second touchdown to derrick mason, touchdown, 17-3, purple birds which became the halftime score. ravens winning 17-10. >> [ background noise ] >> huge when they came through. i am so happy for them. >> we just got to continue to fight and continue to claw and, you know, we got to continue to execute not just for half but for the whole game. >> elsewhere in buffalo today, steelers linebacker james harrison leading with his helmet. about to get fined more money. can you believe the bills and steelers in overtime? can you believe johnson dropping a game winning touchdown pass? his fifth drop of the day. steelers get a fcc and escape -- field goal and escape buffalo with a victory. still in their first place with the ravens who whom they visit here in baltimore next sunday.
CBS
Aug 5, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. 75,000 people are without power in prince george's and montgomery counties. but these storms could bring cooler weather? >> it's going to bring cooler weather. around the city we really just saw a few drops of rain, that's about it. just mostly to the south of us. lots of trees and wires down there as well. around the region right now, skies are partly cloudy right now with no clouds around. take a look at temperatures around the region. 77, still rather mild but it will be drying out and cooling down over the next couple of days. winds southwest at 10. they'll be shifting to the northwest by tomorrow. that will bring in a new drier air mass. down to 68 in oakland, 78 in cumberland. most of the region saw thunderstorms, in the central and lower eastern shore very heavy wind gusts and rain damage as well. that's all moved to the east, pretty much gone now. it's kind of a reenforcing shot of weather. it's going to get here overnight into tomorrow afternoon. by tomorrow afternoon, the humidity will start coming down. you will feel the difference, it won't be as sticky or uncomfortable
CBS
Nov 16, 2010 11:00pm EST
from both her and her husband. reports from prince george's federal courthouse, mike hellgren. >> stay with wjz for complete coverage of these arrests. go to wjz.com. >>> highway workers make a gruesome discovery along interstate 70, human remains inside a cardboard box. the box was sitting on the side of the woods. it appears to be an adult but they do not yet know the person's identity. the medical examiner is trying to figure out how this person died. >>> a happy ending to a bizarre robbery. live reptiles vanished from a baltimore center in two separate break-ins. weijia jiang explains how police tracked them down. >> reporter: a rapidly unfolding robbery investigation led police to this townhome on the 5,000 home of west baltimore. investigators say a couple who lives there called 911 after they went home to discover 10 exotic animals inside. the very ones reported stolen from the kerry murray center located just a mile away. >> it's like a movie. you have everybody standing at their doorstep watching as they transported things like it's confidential. >> they need specific
CBS
Oct 8, 2013 11:00pm EDT
but there are shiny new coins to honor the baby prince george. the commemorative coins include the prince's grandmother queen elizabeth on one side. lilies and cherubs on the other side. >> she's the only,,,,,,,, pumpkin's back at dunkin'? now you tell me. try the new pumpkin pie donut or any of our other many pumpkin treats today. when ouwe got a subaru.s born, it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no! saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) the two-thousand-fourteen subaru forester. (girl) what? (announcer) built to be there for your family. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. . >>> coming up next on the late show with david letter mon, seth myers. >> thanks for watching. good night. see you tomorrow.
CBS
Jul 28, 2010 11:00pm EDT
scandal at george washington elementary. >>> new immigration laws has been delta powerful -- dealt a powerful blow. >>> many key pieces of the immigration law have been put on hold just hours before it takes effect. u.s. federal judge susan boll ton ruled they tread too far on federal responsibility. they require a police officer to determine the immigration status they have pulled over for another reason. she also blocked the section requiring immigrants to carry their papers all the time and the part that makes illegal workers to. >> today's ruling is victorious first step. >> reporter: but arizona's governor january brewer who signed the law says the battle is far from over. >> we are going to continue to request that we get heard on this and that the citizens of arizona are protected. >> reporter: the ruling sets out what could be a lengthy legal battle that could reach the highest court in the lands. it's a victory for the obama administration. the justice department was one of several suits to file -- it has drawn from both sides of the border. held a protest before the decisio
CBS
Dec 1, 2009 11:00pm EST
officers. >>> an iraqi journal ist who threw his shoe at former president george bush became a target himself. he was almost hit by a flying shoe. the shoe appeared to be thrown by another iraqi man who was escorted from the building. he was released from jail in september, became a hero to many in the arab war for his protest in president bush's final visit. >>> and president obama went prime time tonight to defend his strategy. standing in front of an audience, he spoke about his plan. >> to prevent its capacity to threaten america in the future. but it will be clear to the afghan government and more clear to the afghan people. that they will ultimately be responsible for their own people. >> some republicans warn that sends the enemy a message to simply wait it out. the price tag for this war, $75 million a year. >>> tiger woods will face a ticket charge. >> shp is in the process of issuing a uniform traffic citation to mr. woods. >> reporter: his neighbors had something to say. they were the ones who called 911 after woods crashed his car into a fire hydrant saturday mornin
CBS
Oct 1, 2010 11:00pm EDT
say took her life. george hughley who played for the men's lacrosse team was love's exboyfriend. he remains in jail awaiting trail. we're live in townsend tonight, weijia jiang, eyewitness news. >>> thank you, weijia jiang. to learn how to donate to the foundation, go to wjz.com. >>> the u.s. senate for disease control says 36% of men who have men in baltimore are infected. you can read more in tomorrow's baltimore sun. >>> president obama is right hand man is stepping down tonight. emmanuel is stepping down to run for mayor in his hometown of chicago. the move comes a month before the critical midterm elections. the president named pete ross as the temporary possibly permanent replacement. >>> certainly won't be a cake walk for ravens fans are expecting a win on sunday when they take on the dreaded pittsburgh steelers and as jessica cartalia reports, for one company it's always game time. keeping fans happy with ravens cakes. >> ravens fans can have their cake and eat it too. >> i cut out the ravens logo to size and rolled out some fondant pieces in different colors. >> reporter: s
CBS
May 20, 2011 11:00pm EDT
the bus. now he's attacking one of the kids. >> reporter: four prince george's county school children were hurt when an american bulldog followed them to the bus stop and attacked them. police were forced to shoot the dog, they still are looking for the owner. >>> a soon to be high school grad is killed in a horrible school bus accident. kai jackson explains the car that crashed was stolen. >> reporter: that's right, vic. city police continue their investigation into this fatal crash while family members prepare to say goodbye. lashanda miller was days away from two big comes of age events, her prom and graduation from high school. sadly the 17-year-old died saturday night after a car accident in a rain slick road. >> she was smart, intelligent. words can't explain it. >> reporter: on friday, family and friends visit and keep vigil outside of lashonda's home. neighbors are stunned that the young mother of a 17 -month-old is gone. >> you just have to trust the lord for this time because we cannot understand why such things happen but he's able to strengthen up and take us through these
CBS
Sep 30, 2009 11:00pm EDT
and 216 in prince georges county. >>> in a few hours the pilot hailed as a national hero will once again take to the skies. we're talking about chelsey sullenberger, and he'll be flying the exact same route that he did back in january when he was forced to land on the hudson river. tomorrow he'll take off from laguardia and head towards charlotte, north carolina, and he'll have the same copilot. >>> corporate role model michael vick signed a major endorsement deal. >>> what the fbi says about newly released surveillance tape about the oklahoma city bombing. >>> new inspections show advanced deterioration on bridges across the susquehanna. >>> will the weekend be wet or dry? i'm bob turk. i'll have the complete forecast come you want next -- up next. >>> now, complete coverage continues, with denise koch and sports with mark viviano, on >>> it is 51 degrees and clear. the fbi responds to an allegation that they doctored surveillance video from the 1985 oklahoma city bombing. the bureau says they did not edit the tapes which shows people running out of nearby buildings, and attorneys
CBS
Jun 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
from anne arundel, montgomery, prince georges and baltimore counties. >> our current law in maryland has always been one man and one woman as we know it. we're just saying let's keep with that. >> reporter: but dale needs voters to show up to the polls to overturn the law already signed by the governor. supporters of same-sex marriage already gearing up for a fight in november. >> we hired 15 staff, more on the way. >> reporter: phárd -- marylanders for equality say they support same-sex marriage by 57%. >> we support that maryland could be the first to win this at the ballot. >> reporter: same-sex marriage has been defeated in all 32 states where it's gone to the voters. >> 32-0 is kind of a record on this. >> reporter: for both sides, this is just the start to a very long campaign. >> both sides tell me they plan to be very visibility over the next six months. reporting live, megan mccorkel. >>> and jerry sandusky admits showering with boys, but insists he never sexually abused the ten accusers. at least some of those boys are expected to face sandusky in court and testify against
CBS
May 7, 2010 11:00pm EDT
make sense of it. >> reporter: george hughley from a privileged background is charged with love's murder. police arrested him within hours of finding love's beaten body in a pool of blood inside her college apartment in charlottesville. police are investigating hughley's troubled past and drugs. >> he didn't even know he had been tased that night. he did not remember at all. i cannot understand how you do not remember being tased. >> reporter: hughley beat up a teammate for kissing love. >> it hit so close to home, because it really could have been anybody. >> the whole family loved to laugh. and it's going to be a long time till they can laugh again. >> reporter: police are also investigating using love's computer to gain more insight into the couples relationship. hughley's lawyer say it was an accident. reporting live, kelly mcpherson, wjz action news. >>> now a funeral mass is scheduled for 15: for 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning at the cathedral of the queen. >>> another bomb scare at time square. it turned out to be a water cooler filled with water. >>> there are conflicts repor
CBS
Feb 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
? >> she said yes to her boyfriend, george. do it live, do it with a cup cake, and do it on your knees. she'll say yes. >> always works, i guess. >>> coming up, an important warning for women. the danger in your lipstick and how it could make you sick. >>> we're talking a matter of centimeters and this could have been a whole different story. >> close call for a police officer. the unlikely item on his uniform that saved his life. >>> complete first warning forecast is coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is 44 degrees, the complete forecast is coming up. black ice and foggy conditions are being blamed for a large number of serious accidents across oklahoma. several vehicles lost control and slid off the road. police say they responded to 72 accidents within a four-hour period. about a third of them involved injuries. >>> the funer service for whitney houston will be private and personal. hundreds of tributes to houston adorned the church in newark. no public memorial service is planned. she passed away on saturday at a bevly hills hotel. >>> a bullet went through the driver's side
CBS
Jan 31, 2012 11:00pm EST
walker's car. >>> an arrest in the murder of a well-known community activity prince george's county police say linwood johnson confessed today to killing lenny harris. harris' body was found last week. he was an act visit in the community. they say the two men knew each other and johnson says robbery was the motive. >>> new information from jfk's assassination on that day has just been released to the public. we're hearing long lost audio tapes from air force one. >> reporter: these tapes really catapult listeners back into time. on them we hear lindon johnson consoling john kennedy's mother after the assassination as johnson himself assumes the presidency. the just released tapes kept for year by john f. kennedy military aide recorded as they brought the president's body back to washington. >> we have reports quoting that the president is dead, that he died about 35 minutes ago. >> reporter: lindon johnson newly appointed as president of the united states and his wife attempted to console president kennedy's mother. >> i wish there was something i could do. i want to tell you we are griev
CBS
Jan 13, 2011 11:00pm EST
: justin's murder one of 13 in prince george's county in just 11 days. a crime spike so severe the county says it's bringing dozens of additional local, state and local officers to assist in the murder investigation. justin's mother says she's planning a funeral and clearing her son's name. >> i want my son vindicated. i want an apology from the county. >>> a maryland man jumps from a second floor window as he says his son opened fire on the family. it happened in fredrick's county. john ming lee shot his mother and 18-year-old sister. that is when his father escaped out the window. investigators say lee took off in his car, crashed and then shot himself and died. police do not know what sparked the violence. >>> a city police officer and a semi profootball player died in a hail of gunfire outside a local club. all of the bullets came from police officers. tonight the community is demanding answers, wjz is live at city police headquarters, kelly mcpherson explains some are calling for drastic changes, kelly. >> denise, this group is asking for a lot. including the registration nati
CBS
Jun 3, 2011 11:00pm EDT
their loved ones are dead. found in a prince george's county park. anneta white and her baby had been missing since monday. >> reporter: on friday police charged d.c. police officer richmond phillips with first degree murder. she believed phillips was her baby's father. >> she said, i'm going to take gwenetta to meet her father for the first time. and she was so happy. >> he has not called her in a year. the baby will be one. he has not called her. why he called her the day before they were supposed to go for a hearing on child support. i don't know. >> reporter: it's possible that she died from exposure of extreme heat for several days. >> reporter: phillips is married and has at least one child with his wife. the cause of death for the baby is still unclear. once that is determined, additional charges could be filed, exposure to the extreme heat is still a possibility. reporting live, kelly mcpherson, eyewitness news. >>> phillip social security being held without bond. >>> baltimore police need your help finding a little boy missing from his family. take a look at this photo. this
CBS
Aug 20, 2010 11:00pm EDT
prince george's county in february. a student was left unsupervised with wheeling for an hour on the day of the murder. that is against policy. investigators won't say if that student is the same teen accused of the murder. >>> you can run but you cannot hide. not for long. and tonight fugitives nicknamed the modern day bonnie and clyde are in custody. they now face a long list of charges. >> reporter: they call themselves bonnie and clyde but the two appeared exhausted as they walked into a courtroom on friday. they heard a list of charges against them. both were asked some routine, yet difficult to answer questions. >> are you on drugs. >> i don't have any. >> at the department of constructions -- >> yeah, i guess that would be it. >> reporter: he escaped his last known address, the department of corrections. the two other escapees were captured within days. but mccluskey and welsh went on a multi state crime spree. despite 700 leads, they remained at large until thursday night when they were finally found, welsh reached for her gun but then dropped it. mcclusky said he had a gun i
CBS
Jun 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
trial of george zimmerman. >> in my account, do i have at least $100? >> there's like $8. >> total, everything, how much are we looking at? >> like $155. >> he and his wife can be heard talking in code about the money. more than $100,000 raised for his defense. at his bond hearing, she testified the couple was broke. a new bond hearing is set for next week. >>> a north carolina woman allegedly throws hot grease on to a group of people. police say the woman tossed the grease from a pot in her apartment and walked away. the burn victims were rushed to the hospital. >> anybody who would do that to children, to an individual period couldn't be in their right mind. >> police arrested regina terry. she's facing assault with a deadly weapon. >>> a man caught on camera defacing a masterpiece at a houston museum. a bullfighter killing a bull on top of the woman in a are red armchair. he has not been identified. they're working to repair the work. no word on what motivated the attack. >>> a black bear attacks a woman in new hampshire. now she owes her life to her very brave pet dog. the bear
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Feb 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
suicide. >>> prince georges county taking aim at gun shows the county cancelled all gun shows because of proposals to change state and weapons laws. they want to see what new gun regulations may pass. >>> martin o'malley,'s gun ban is one of the most controversial items for debate. >> reporter: aurora colorado triggers a call for action. >> we are not doing enough. america, we are not doing enough. >> reporter: new town connecticut the call gets louder. >> these are weapons of war. they belong on our battlefield not on our streets. >> reporter: gun owners strike back, worried their right to own weapons is being attacked. >> i don't believe you can truly satisfy the people anti gun until there are none around. >> reporter: they are a part of every day life for tracy and her family. several times a week they practice firing their ar-15 and other guns. >> what do you like about firing the ar-15. >> it is smooth, just fun to shoot. something we do as a family. we shoot together. >> reporter: tracy and other gun enthusiasts are on edge. >> maryland is supposed to be the free state. if this bi
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Feb 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
for her murder. more on what is ahead for george hugely. >> reporter: the painstaking process of selecting the jury that will ultimately be asked to decide if this was a premed dated murder or -- >> just 22 years old when she died. killed at the hands of her boyfriend. a crush of media descending on the college town where his murder trial is about to get underway. >> >> the university of virginia lacrosse players were having the problem with the relationship just before love's death. hugely admitted that he kicked her door down and shook her as her head repeatedly hit the wall. but his defense team said he did not mean to kill her. >> he only learned she had died when he was told that by the police. >> his teammates will say the same thing. >> the prosecution's case is solid. >> reporter: the defense will try to counter the medical examiner's findings by saying prescription drugs found in her system killed her. >> trying to show she drank too much that night or drinks too much generally. they will probably put her a little bit on trial by showing that her her condition that she c
CBS
Sep 4, 2011 11:00pm EDT
dangerous a job those crews have. a worker in prince george's county electrocuted by a power line while trimming branches from a storm damaged tree. >> >> an update on a serious accident. we first brought you this as breaking news. a car nearly hit several pedestrians on route 3 near johns hopkins road, after that close call, several people were struck when they got out of their vehicles. a 30-year-old man was flown to shock trauma with injuries. a 15-year-old girl was hospitalized with serious injuries at last report >>> >> a young boy was hurt after he was hurt on a ride at a state fair. the nine-year-old apparently tried to get off the small swing ride while the ride was still moving. he was taken to children's hospital at johns hopkins, we'll update you on this information as soon as it becomes available >> chances you a lot of you winding down your holiday weekend. tonight, triple a said the drive might be a little quicker than last year, but it could cost you more money. labor day weekend, one of the busiest travel times of the year, 600 thousand marylanders were prepared to take
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Apr 18, 2010 11:00pm EDT
april 27th. the governor will make his first campaign stops in prince georges and montgomery counties next week. this is from the last election, the video you are looking at there. expected to face ehrlich in november. it's a rematch of the 2006 race. >>> taxes are going to be a hot issue. some businesss are making their own tax cuts this week. tim williams reports how 60 shops with going sales tax free. >> reporter: being called baltimore's week of unofficial tax free shopping. >> it's kinds of exciting. it's after everybody has done taxes. retail therapy might be nice. >> reporter: 60 retailers in and around downtown, will offer 6% or more off purchases through next sunday. >> lits offset whatever sales tax you pay. here at be dazzled on charles street, shoppers like lo is and this student group were educated on the bargains. this tax free retail week has pro purposes. >>> one two introduce shoppers to unique small businesss and two, to stimulate the city's economy. merchants suggest shoppers use the free charm city circulator shuttle. 7 days a week, ever ten minutes, 80 st
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Jul 24, 2011 11:00pm EDT
george's count y the little baby was last seen wearing nothing more than a diaper. >> >> hopefully, new information comes forward, thank you, derrick. >> >> if you have seen the child or jenay boosesser, you are asked to give baltimore city police a call immediately. >> >> runs of people living in the waterville farms neighborhood lost power on friday, right in the peak of the heat wave and had no air conditioning, temperatures rose above 90 degrees inside of their home. neighbors tell us the problems with their power are happening over and over again. >> the most frustrating part is we can't seem to get a correct answer or a definitive answer from bg and e on exactly what they are doing and what they plan to to to keep this interest happening again. >> reporter: we talked to bg and e and they said they plan to invest more than $5 million to fix the neighborhood problem. >> >> bg and e is reviewing their peak reward program. the power company turned off thousands of customers air conditioners, when the temperatures topped triple digits. bge now says the program prevented more than
CBS
Jul 12, 2011 11:00pm EDT
of the country and world economy to the last minute. >>> and michelle obama, former president george w. bush and several former first ladies were among those individuals paying tribute to ford. ford's body will be flown to michigan tomorrow for another me memorial. >>> everything went as planned tonight in a outer space walk. atlantis is set to return to earth next thursday. >> we'll be watching for sure. >>> coming up on wjz eyewitness news. a controversial plan to tackle the obesity problem. the drastic steps doctors want to take to help overweight children. >>> at that crucial moment, he comes into realization of what's going on. >>> she said her husband deserved it. the cruel attack that woman is accused of committing and what she did next is just as shocking. >>> growing scandal at a popular rock climbing school. i'm derek valcourt, why yet another coach has been arrested coming up on eyewitness news. >>> cooler and drier days ahead. i'm bob turk, i'll have your complete forewarn forecast coming up next. ,,,, ♪ whoa, whoa! 10:00 and 2:00, buddy. eyes on the road, right? hands
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Dec 8, 2011 11:00pm EST
george's county but are looking for spiderman. these are photos of the criminal wearing the mask and sweater. he entered the bb and t bank in fort washington yesterday afternoon and passed a teller a note demanding money and flashed a handgun, got the money and left the bank. >>> beltway drivers pay attention. another work zone speed camera isaed to your dealy commute. wj -- is being added to your daily commute. you could get nailed without knowing it. kai. >> reporter: that's right. drivers will have a brief grace period shortly after that, the fines will start. they are set up in construction zones. and if you blink you might miss them. but zoom past one of the state's speed cameras and chances are it saw you and took a picture. >> i've had tickets and rightfully so they were mine i owned them. i earned them i should say. >> reporter: now, the state highway administration says it will start monitoring another area with the speed camera. it will be on the inner loop of i-695 at frederick road war new overpass is being constructed. -- where a new overpass is being constructed. critic
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Oct 9, 2013 11:00pm EDT
serious charge than that, and a reduction in pay. >> thank you. in january, 41-year-old george lezero, jr. also died while doing maintenance work at the super pond. >>> repairs continue on a large broken water main in baltimore county. public works crews are still working to fix the 24-inch water main. officials say some residents may notice a discoloration in the water. >>> one of maryland's top cardiologists is in court today accused of performing unnecessary surgery on hundreds of patients. he's being sued by a high- profile patient who says he cost him millions of dollars in business deals. he takes the stand in his own defense. >> reporter: expanding clogged arteries with stints saves lives. the lawsuits hit in 2009 when the old st. joseph's hospital notified a number of the patients their stints may not have been necessary. >> he said it was 90%. after they reviewed everything, it was 10%. >> reporter: the percentages refer to blockages in blood vessels. he was sued for inflating those numbers, settled 200 cases out of court, and has lost his license to practice. now he's on the
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Mar 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: they not only want the arrest of george zimmerman, they want a repeal of the stand your law ground. it allows citizens to use force, even deadly force in self-defense. >> this law is encouraging people to be vigilantes. >> reporter: martin's father says all the more reason to arrest his son's killer. >> we're not asking for an eye for an eye, we're asking for justice, justice, justice. >> reporter: a special state prosecutor will oversee the case. >> martin was recently suspended from school after traces of marijuana were found in his backpack. we are live downtown with a huge show of support for martin in baltimore. >> reporter: florida is more than 800 miles from maryland. reaction to this story has made a national story a local issue. the streets of downtown baltimore are flooded with people on monday. sky high chopper 13 is overhead as the nationwide protest comes to maryland. they are citizens and activists speaking out about the killing last month of unarmed teen trayvon martin in sanford, florida. >> we can exert pressure on the system to make change in florida. >
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Dec 30, 2009 11:00pm EST
courthouse the suspected bank robber george fill pes shot a deputy and stabbed another and he was awaiting hearing when he took the gun from one of the deputies. both officers were in stable condition and phillips is charged with one count i've tempted murderer. >>> jurors who found mayor dixon guilty are called back to testify about their communications outside of the courtroom. wj-z investigates and mime mike hellgren reports on what's at stake for the mayor's future as it hangs in the balance. >> reporter: the mayor's high stakes legal battle has her defense team judging the jury. claiming five of the jurors who found the mayor guilty of embezzling gift cards when communicating on facebook outside the jury room and that tainted the verdict so badly that the judge should order a new trial. lawyers will question them accept pretly under oath next week. legal analyst warren brown. >> not whether they were discussing christmas or how long this is taking or how is your family, but the evidence and critiquing the evidence and the witness outsighted jury room that's what the judge is
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Jan 21, 2011 11:00pm EST
at prince george county got a square today. a woman who lost control of her car slammed into a restaurant. police are beginning to investigation. >>> baltimore city police are still looking for a suspect connected to a hit and run. john jarboe is accused of a hit and run. police are also looking for jarboe's red 2009 nissan altima, anyone with information is asked to call police. >>> carlina white became suspicious of anne petway when she couldn't provide her with a birth certificate. petway now lives in raleigh but police say she is on a run. neighbors cannot believe she is involved in a 23-year-old kidnapping case. >> we came here to do better looking for a job. i mean, it really surprised me to even hear those allegations against her. >> police say petway is on probation for an attempted embezzlement conviction. as for carlina white she solved her own case by going through a website of kidnapped children. >>> and watch closely, bill clinton walked on stage with children. and watch to his left, a girl just passed out. >> give her a hand, it's hot up here. >>> and birds that d
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Aug 31, 2010 11:15pm EDT
george's county cops suspended, for the beating of a college park student caught on camera by another student. the riot after the duke game this year is easy to remember, but many are coming together this week to try to move past the memories. >> no one wants that kind of reputation because that's not what we are. that's just a small clip of something that happened. >> we had issues after the last duke game here, we want to be the people who when there's trouble, they run to not from. >> reporter: through a community wide celebration planned by the city, students and both police departments are coming together. >> a feeling of understanding from the police that they are not just here to enforce the law but also here to be a part of the community. >> reporter: leaders say they are planning changes beyond the welcome back party. for this year's duke game or any other big celebration, the new chief of police at the university is going to do at least two things differently. ask the fire department to hose down any dumpsters to avoid fires. and ask bars or alcohol stores to not sell anythi
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Apr 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
captured video of it. it was a frightening seen in prince george's county. directly in the path was andrew's base. and the person behind the camera capturing the scene. >> the sirens came on about 20 minutes before the storm happened. >> reporter: it knocked down trees and blew debris. >> how often do you get a twister in dc. i just wanted to be a part of it and get it captured. >> reporter: that same system damaged homes and property in virginia. mujioski says despite the danger, he wouldn't hesitate to do it again. back to you denise. >> thank you very much kai. >>> wills and kate yesterday. the duke and duchess. a much different story here earlier as the world watched prince william and catherine. >> reporter: a late night toast for the royal couple from well wishers outside of buckingham palace. >> what's your wish for the royal couple? >> just to live happily ever after. >> reporter: prince harry's all night afterparty for the newlyweds. there's even talk of a british breakfast being served up at 6:00 a.m. for the die hards. it was a flawless wedding day. the bride wore alexand
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Aug 6, 2009 11:00pm EDT
objective is to be real and to learn to be emotional. >> in the video, it shooter george soudini talks about his efforts to attract we haven't he details everything from reading certain books to how he decorated his apartment to impress potential girlfriends. police say he targeted a female workout class because he was angry with women. meanwhile a candlelight vigil was held to remember the three women who lost their lives. >>> a day for the history books. sonia sotomayor wins her confirmation becoming the first hispanic and only the third woman to serve on the u.s. supreme court. this is video of sotomayor walk vought the new york city courthouse minutes after she was confirmed as the country's next court justice. in all, 68 senators, including maryland's barbara mikulski and ben cardin voted aye this afternoon. she will be sworn in as the 111th court justice this saturday. >>> and the senate vowed to refuel the popular cash for clunkers programs. the infusion of $2 billion comes just in time for dealerships and customers. >> reporter: with a little help from uncle sam, jeer and
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May 29, 2010 11:00pm EDT
she was leaving the station in green belt, prince george's county when it happened. the teen says the mandatoried to talk to her then followed her away from the station and attacked her. police rate now are looking for a man in his 30s with awe snake tattoo on his left arm. >>> a baltimore firehouse was infested with birds and shut down. now one year later, it is back open. tonight, mike schuh reports how residents took action to put the fireworks back without tax dollars. >> reporter: 10 years ago, the waverly firehouse opened. age has taken its toll over a year ago. it closed for renovations. >> one, two, three. ♪ [music] ♪ >> reporter: now it's time to party in waverly. >> welcome to the wonderful waverly community. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: the community helped to keep the station open. city money renovated here, but neighbors bought the kitchen equipment. >> because government cannot do everything. they're at the top but they can't come down and do everything. >> reporter: joyce carter and her grandkids raised money. >> by himself, he raised about $250. he was
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Mar 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
family believes there is no difference. she lost her daughter nearly two years ago on the george washington parkway in virginia. this week, roberta faced the driver in court as the judge sentenced 23-year-old maria espinosa to a two-year jail term. >> every day, it seems like i'm waking up in a nightmare that really didn't happen, and then have i to deal with that it really did happen and try to get through the day. >> reporter: prosecutors proved espinosa was behind the wheel of this suv in the early morning hours of october 13, 2009. she had a blood alcohol level twice the legal limit. espinosa lost control of the vehicle, it slammed into a guardrail, split in half and killed ashley on the spot. d.c. united soccer player charlie davies was in the car, too. the trio had just left a washington nightclub. the roberto family asked for the maximum penalty against espinosa but the judge sentenced her to half. >> i believe that the judge, in spite of what others may have said, did not feel that this was typical of her character. >> reporter: the roberta family says no amount of money
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Feb 1, 2011 11:00pm EST
safeway. >> the st. george's county police department is putting an extra 100 officers on crowd control on top of the campus place, the state troopers who will also be on hand. >> illegal catch of rockfish was pulled out of the east bay and immediately seized by the police. poachers anchored a 900-yard gillnet off bloody point last night. police staked out the scene but when no one showed up they pulled in the net. it took the officers seven hours to unload all of the fish. the catch will be sold or donated to shelters. >>> well, baltimore city's summer school program is seeing major success. it could be a model for the rest of the country. more than 16,000 students enrolled in summer learning last year, up from just 3,000 the year before. city school statistics show elementary schoolers improved their language arts and math tests from the beginning of the summer to the end. and 60% of middle schoolers retained or gained skills. >>> good for those who need a little extra help now and then. >> if they make it summer i would go to school right now. >> right. [ laughter ] >> snow p
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Dec 24, 2011 11:00pm EST
really works. where's my stubbs? i had a very valuable original painting by george stubbs just there. well, that really didn't work. we thought it might, 'cause it was a horse, but it wasn't a pink horse. i want it back in this room, now. right. break the news gently. what else has been going on? oh, nothing much. so no more shocks and surprises? none whatsoever. good. apart from the fact it turns out our vicar is gay. i beg your pardon? oh, she tried to deny it, but you'd have to be an idiot not to add two and two together and get, um... four. four. that's right. gentlemen, i've called you here early to deal with a rather important matter. it transpires that our vicar is, well...gay. i know what an old-fashioned and traditional village we are, and i think i can guess your reaction. good old vicar! best news i've had since they made having sex with animals legal again. they haven't. really? oh, that's not good. so wait a minute, am i to understand that no one is the slightest bit concerned? no--no--no--no--no, we've always had lesbians in this village. mrs. cropley was a lesbian. bef
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Apr 15, 2010 11:00pm EDT
year. >>> four prince george's county police officers are now suspended for that video tape beating of a college student. this is just the latest incident that has people questioning the actions of prince george's county police officers. tonight, mike hellgren investigates. >> reporter: before this video of officers beating a university of maryland student sparked nationwide outrage. police including this taped beating of an unarmed man during a traffic stop wjz showed you last year. >> just give me the ticket, sir. >> reporter: he settled with the county last month for $122,000. a s.w.a.t. team raided the home of mayor kelvo who did nothing illegal. police shot and killed his two black labs. kalvo has seen the video at the center of the latest debate. >> it's not just those involved but the unwillingness of those who witnessed what happened did not come forward earlier. >> reporter: the chief claims that these are isolated incidents. >> i think there's a lot of questions right now about whether justice is taking place day in and day out in prince georges county. >> reporter: the ju
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Feb 8, 2012 11:00pm EST
they drank the night of the death. it's no excuse for first degree murder. george is paying very close attention to the precedings inside the courtroom. at one point love's older sister was called to the witness stand. on her way up there she looked directly at george and two of them locked eyes and it was an uncomfortable moment inside the courtroom. the testimony will continue tomorrow. >> stay with wjz and wjz.com for complete coverage of the murder trial. we'll remain on the scene. >> desperate 911 calls and the moments before watching a state man attack his young sons and then blow up the house. tonight emergency -- >> reporter: these calls are a sad and chilling account as two young brothers are killed by their father. a social worker was the first person to alert police something was wrong as josh powell's home. >> i'm on a supervised visitation and something weird has happened. >> reporter: she says the kids were one step ahead of her when powell slammed the door in her face. >> how long will it be? >> we have to respond to life threatening situations first. >> this could be li
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Apr 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
reviewing the video. wjz stays on this story, mike hellgren has new reaction. >> reporter: prince george's county police have still not identified all the police officers involved in this student apparent beating which has drawn outrage including from that family's family. >> my own flesh and blood getting wacked there. >> i was there with my girlfriend, just seeing the police getting beat up. i have never seen a video that was that clear. >> reporter: the video shows mccanna empty-handed with his hand up. an officer starts to beat him with a baton, another officer comes in and beats him on the head. he suffered a concussion. the police chief says he was outraged. the incident unfolded during tense moments after maryland defeated duke in basketball. these are pickturetures of mccanna following the beating. he needed stitching on his head. >> we will do the right thing, we will take the appropriate action. >> reporter: an investigation is underway focusing on the officers involved. >> assault with intent to maim, both of which are felonies in the state of maryland. >> reporter: police have
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Apr 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
announcement in the next 72 hours. the nation is waiting to see if he'll charge against george zimmerman. this, as we hear from zimmerman for the first time about the controversial shooting, randall pinkston has new information from sanford, florida. >> reporter: attorneys quake, sonar, and hallneuro, are all giving up. >> we've had contact every day. we lost contact. he's gone on his own. >> reporter: the two lawyers say the neighborhood watch volunteer who said he shot trayvon martin in self-defense ignored their phone calls and legal advice. >> we had contact as of sunday. he has not returned phone calls, text messages, or e- mails. >> reporter: george zimmerman set up a web site called thereal therealgeorgezimmerman. >> you can't imagine what it's like. he said, i'm just going to take care of this myself. >> reporter: this dramatic shift comes a day after angela cory announced she would decide herself whether to bring charges against martin. they worked to set up a meeting between zimmerman and the investigators, but they were surprised to learn this afternoon that zimmerma
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Jun 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. georgian then burst -- george anthony burst into tears as he was asked about his suicide attempt. he told the court after the. >> i told them not to worry. i wanted to -- i needed at that time to go and be with caylee. >> george anthony also denied the defense's accusation that he abused his daughter. casey anthony is charged with killing her daughter. she faces the death penalty. >>> a shocking result when a woman attacked police with her breast milk. she is a 2nd and 3rd grade teacher. police say they approached her during a domestic dispute and that's when she exposed her breast and sprayed them. she faces several charges. >>> a man dies in police custody after he's tased in montgomery county. a growing number of taser related deaths in maryland. >> moments after this car smashed into a barrier late tuesday night police say the driver lost his mind. >> he became agitated and began assaulting the fire rescue personnel. >> reporter: says police fired a taser and the driver died. 40 years old, had a long history of drug and traffic violations. police found a bottle of pcp, a drug inside h
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Apr 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
flush tax. >>> tragedy in prince george's county. a young boy is dead after accidentally shooting himself. the 6-year-old shot himself this afternoon in the clinton home where he lived with his great grandmother. he found the gun in a backpack. detectives are talking to the gun's owner to decide if he'll face charges. >>> george zimmerman, the man who killed a florida teen will not be charged with first degree murder. the nation waits to see if he'll face other charges in the death. wjz is live and we have details of the newest twist in the trayvon martin case and the rallies in maryland tonight. >> reporter: they will not send it to a grand jury to decide. from the night it happened, more questions than answers swirled around the shooting death of trayvon martin killed while walking home by a florida neighborhood watch member. it's now certain the shooter will not face first degree murder. it takes a grand jury to bring that charge, and the prosecutor is not taking the case to that jury. >> i think if the public would be patient, they would understand this is a very complicated a
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Oct 22, 2013 11:00pm EDT
confrontation. we're live and kai jackson has the manhunt underway. >> reporter: prince george's point's police is looking for a murder suspect and as they do the family of the victims say their loved one stood up to the robber and is a hero. >> as you see, he comes in, jumps over the counter. >> reporter: prince george's county's police show video after armed robbery in an oxon hill hotel, that resulted in the murder of 27-year-old hotel employee jessie chavez. >> he heard a woman screaming for help and he came out to intervene. >> reporter: it happened at 10:00 monday night in austin hill. surveillance individual know shows a male suspect entering the hotel and jumping the counter. that man armed with a gun force add 22-year-old female clerk to hand over the hotel's cash drawer. >> and he heard the screams from our female victim that actually was accosted and robbed. and he intervened and he was at the door between the suspect and the suspect being able to get outside the to the vehicle. >> reporter: jesse chavez did something heroic. he struggled with the gunman and was shot a
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Feb 14, 2011 11:00pm EST
. >> reporter: a new indictment reveals the dirty details that could put george county executive behind bars for more than 100 years. >> we hold people accountable for the crimes that occurred and therefore not only do we punish them for what they have done but hopefully we establish a meaningful deterrent. >> reporter: accuse him of taking -- >> we want to insure that the americans including our public officials pay their fair share. >> reporter: some of the most dam damning evidence involves conversations with his wife. tear it up, that's the only thing you have to do said the former county executive. do you have the cash down in the basement, too, his wife says. yes, okay, i >> all crime leaves traces. it leaves evidence for people who know where to look and that evidence festers. >> reporter: also charged howard county business own owner who lives in this mansion. i tried to pay. >> and jack johnson has said he is innocent of all the charges contained in this 31 page indictment. reporting from green belt prince george's county, mike hellgren. >>> was an executive for 8 years [ that
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