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Feb 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
george spend decades in prison. wjz live. adam in virginia. >> reporter: that sentence was just handed down a short time ago. george could be in prison until he is 50 years old and just moments ago attorneys on both sides walked out making their first public comments since the trial began. >> george convicted of second degree murder dodges the worst punishment but could face up to 26 years in prison. they ruled the lacrosse player beat his girl friend, love, to death in her apartment in may may 20/10. hughly was obsessed after learning she had slept with another lacrosse player. >> there are no winners in this case. there's nothing but loss everywhere. our hearts go out to the love family. they've suffered enormously. they could have been more helpful throughout the process of preparing and presenting the case. >> in court hughly showed no emotion during the verdict but started to weep before the sentencing phrase. the mother, sharon, told the jury every year that goes by i feel i'm forgetting pieces. his father didn't show up. instead, hughly's lawyers pled to the jury to spare his se
CBS
Feb 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> the next step for george hughly. he will more than likely spend the next two and a half decades in prison for killing love. they recommend he be sentenced to 26 years. the judge can either accept that sentence or reduce it. jessica has reaction of the verdict from love's hometown. >> reporter: college students react. >> i think he deserved what he got. it's tragic. it's hard to think about. >> reporter: yardly love's mother and sister gave this statement. it is truly devastating to wake up each day and realize she is no longer here. her contagious smile, kind spirit and gentle touch has left this world. we know heaven has an angel like no other. we will perform works of kindness in her name. sadly, she says domestic violence cases on college campuses are all too familiar. >> many college campuses have places for young people to go when involved in this kind of relationship. >> where love attended high school issued this statement. yardly will always be one of our girls and no, we will never fill the void left by her death, we pray that those whose lives have been altered may find p
CBS
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
CBS
Aug 23, 2013 11:00pm EDT
... break's over, george. ed, you just tell that customer we padded her bill? ...and 55. thanks for playing pennsylvania power lotto today. benefits to public school... get out of here. talking to you, ed. you can stick it where the sun don't shine, tommy, 'cause i quit! (laughing) (cheering) look at this! (cheering and applause) how long you playing the lotto, ed? well, since my sister pam was old enough to buy me a ticket. hey, ed! what are you planning on doing with the eight million? what do you think? i'm gonna spend it! (applause and whooping) oh, yeah. well, detective strickland just caught that double over in point breeze. i'll call you later. look like you could use a few winks, walt. too many open jobs, lil. hoping you might be able to take one off my plate. heard one might be thawing out? auto mechanic named ed dubinski got popped in fishtown on his way back from the swiftmart. way back to where? working late in the garage. shooter took his wallet. robbery gone bad. what we thought. thing is, dubinski wasn't just any grease monkey. he won eight million in the lottery six
CBS
Jul 16, 2009 11:00pm EDT
road in prince george's county. we want to underscore, prince george's county police were not involved in this shooting. that needs to be said. nevertheless, there was a police-involved shooting in prince george's county. it claimed several victims including a 12-year-old girl. shots are fired around 7:00 thursday night at the gates of cipriano apartments. police say it began with an argument inside the apartment of an off-duty police officer with ft. myers in northern virginia. >> during the argument, the off- duty officer left the apartment in an attempt to call for assistance. at that point, the roommate was able to locate the officer's off-duty weapon and subsequently ran out into the parking lot and began randomly firing the we haven't. >> reporter: police say an off- duty u.s. capitol police officer just happened to be driving through the complex, saw the commotion, and confronted the suspect with the weapon. >> the u.s. capitol officer observed the suspect in the parking lot firing the weapon. at that point, the off-duty united states capitol police officer engaged the suspect i
CBS
Jul 14, 2013 11:00pm EDT
action after a not guilty in the george zimmerman case. the response from the attorneys and what's next. >>> good evening. that's what people are talking tonight. george zimmerman may be a free man but people across the country are protesting his acquittal. wjz we have complete coverage. rochelle ritchie is live with local rallies in baltimore but let's start in sanford, florida with the latest reaction to the not guilty verdict. >> trayvon, trayvon! >> reporter: thousands of people across the country hit the streets to show they're not happy george zimmerman was acquitted. >> we're disappointed with the verdict. >> reporter: from the east coast. >> what do we want? >> justice! >> reporter: to the west coast, peaceful protesters voiced their opinions. >> we came out because right now we're still empty handed. >> not guilty. >> reporter: a jury found the neighborhood watchman not guilty in the shooting death of trayvon martin. many who live here in sanford were trying to move on. >> we went to court and he was proven not guilty. >> reporter: zimmerman is a freeman but his brother an
CBS
Dec 23, 2011 11:00pm EST
the time because john and i are working on something together and john did leather heads with george and john's 6' and quite an athlete but george is very, very, very serious about basketball. >> rose: and about winning how was he as a director? i know you haven't been directed by him. >> phenomenal, if you look at what he's done it's fantastic. >> rose: do you want to do that? >> oh, yeah, yeah. that's what john and i are working on. we'vwritten something i'm going to direct next year. definitely. george... george is a... it's incredible, actually, what he's done with kind of coming from e.r., from being the handsome guy on "e.r." and he was just smart enough to know "if i just get my foot in the door." if you look at where his career is now versus where it was 15 years ago, it's remarkable what he's done. but it's because he's believably talented and he's so much more talented than ople realize. >> rose: that's ma what actors tell me about his directing. >> well, yeah, he has such a beautiful touch. just a great, great director. but he's very smart. he's seen every movie, read ever
CBS
Mar 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. surveillance video shows george zimmerman the night he shot trayvon martin. his lawyer claims he acted in self-defense. george's father told a florida tv station the teenager quote continued to beat george and at some point, george pulled his pistol and did what he did. but the martin family attorney says the video shows no evidence of injury to zimmerman. after police questioned him, they let him go. [ applause ] >> reporter: at the morgan rally, students dawned orange xs. >> this could be anybody. it could be you next, it could be you next. so it's who's next? we're all a target. >> reporter: they say they hope to spread the message that the 17-year-old won't be forgotten. >> as many trayvon martin situations that don't even get recognized that happens every day in any community, any state. >> reporter: now, florida police continue to examine that surveillance video and 911 calls. they say the investigation could take weeks. reporting live in northeast baltimore for wjz eyewitness news. >> thank you. zimmerman claims he was following martin because he looked suspicious. >>> a b
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
heartbreaking story. in prince george's county, police were just beginning their investigation. as they do, life inside this home is slowly being released. it's a horrifying crime that happened tuesday in fort washington. police were called to the home of the toddler after the girl's foster father called 911. she was taken to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead. >> an autopsy confirmed the child died of blunt force trauma. >> reporter: the child has been identified. in a twist, a 12-year-old boy living in the home with her has been charged with second degree murder accused of beating her to death. >> probable cause to charge the boy based on interviews conducted with the family. >> reporter: the boy has been remanded to the youth facility in prince george's county. >> the 2-year-old was a foster child and the 12-year-old was a biological child of this family. >> reporter: prince george's county police say thereby discussions whether or not this 12-year-old boy could be charged as an adult. since he's a minor, his name is not being released. >> two other biological childr
CBS
Jun 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
from hartford to howard to prince george's to queen ann's county. carol county had two tornadoes and montgomery county had three tornado touch downs. the one at bwi marshall is not officially confirmed as far as intensity. with the other 10 tornadoes, we have everything from ef-0 to ef-1 intensity ranging. that means that winds could have topped 100 miles an hour. that's the latest. >> stay with wjz for first warning weather coverage to find updates and live doppler radar any time. >>> breaking news in southeast baltimore. three people are shot. it happened about an hour ago. homicide detectives are on the scene. we have a crew there and we're working to get more information about the victims. there's a man hunt in northeast baltimore for a gunman who killed a popular restaurant owner. he was shot several times this morning on belair road. detectives think the shooter may have been looking for money. >>> an 11-year-old boy dies accidentally shot while playing with a gun. police say his 8-year-old brother fired the weapon. we talk with the family about an investigation. >> reporter: w
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 11:00pm EST
connected -- with a show called "great lady," choreographed by george balanchine a russian émigré ballet-maker currently working on broadway. the new chorus boy went on to two more musicals where he was joined by other unemployed ballet dancers. man: nora kaye and jerry, and alicia alonso, too, were in a musical called "stars in your eyes." they were in the chorus, tapping away behind ethel merman. and they went on into ballet theatre, and then i began to watch ballet theatre the first season and i fell in love with it and i thought, "god, what a wonderful place to be." so i auditioned and got into it. narrator: founded in 1940, ballet theatre was the first large-scale american ballet company, dancing contemporary works as well as the traditional russian-influenced repertory. from the beginning it was a touring company, with a touring company's camaraderie. robbins: it was a great school for me to be able to go from rehearsal to rehearsal in the same day and work with different choreographers. narrator: agnes de mille creator of the high-spirited "rodeo," gave the young robbins th
CBS
Apr 18, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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CBS
Jun 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
journey we have all been on! back in 2002 george w george took jodi and david to write a great show about the first white dj in memphis to put black music in the middle of the radio and look what happened. we have so many people to thank. all of the producers you rorke on my world. also i want to thank those four regional theatres who made this possible, theatre works in palo aalto, california, north shore music theatre, la jolla playhouse and the fifth avenue in seattle. you allowed us to do our work and we got it done, baby, we got it done! >> to be fair, no, we're going to keep talking. >> here's the tony winner once again from "memphis", okay, oh, crap, what am i doing. they're going to perform again because they just won. (cheers and applause) ♪ make it ♪ come in with your ♪ even ♪ you need it ♪ your rock 'n' ♪ and if you listen to the beat and hear what's in your soul ♪ you'll never let anyone steal your rock and roll. ♪ captioning made possible by cadillac, proud sponsor of the 2010 tony awards. and cbs. captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
CBS
Mar 16, 2011 11:00pm EDT
, his car or a working cell phone. spoke with george delaney's parents and about investigators about the strange disappearance. >> reporter: his car was discovered abandoned in a ditch and he wasn't reported missing until two days later. but there weren't reports of him trying to take out money. >> reporter: say their 21-year- old son was struggling in his new political science major. >> he needed his father. >> reporter: so he drove to up state new york to have a talk on thursday. george decided not to drop out. both apartments -- parents talked to them and then his phone started. >> sure he's got my 8-year-old car, but where is my son. his roommate said he was going out for a few minutes and he never came back. >> reporter: his car was found on the way from rochester to here. but he hasn't used his atm card or his cell phone since then. it's as if he's vanished. >> reporter: george, contact us. >> reporter: spent 9 hours searching the area. a witness reported to have seen a white truck pulled over to help the college student. that's the last sighting. >> they think he decided he ne
CBS
May 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
today. >>> breaking news in prince george county. five children rushed to a hospital after being hit by a suv. a woman accidentally hit the gas and ran over the children. police are interviewing her now. the children range in age from 1.5 to 11 years old. >>> the victim of another crash in serious condition tonight. near route 450 in annapolis anne arundel county police tell us a truck tried to change lane. one of the drivers was flown to the hospital. >>> a lockdown on campus of umbc when student was seen with a gun. >> reporter: police swarmed around a umbc apartment after a female student called 911. >> it was not a threat. >> reporter: the campus police chief immediately sent out text messages to all students. >> police in area and walker avenue report a man with gun stay inside. >> reporter: when police arrived they found a car and inside the gun they were looking for. the man and woman identified could not be found. as police begin searching for the suspect, cell phone text messages warned students who were not yet on campus to delay their arrival and warn those already her
CBS
Mar 7, 2011 11:00pm EST
first rapes he's accused of took place in prince george's county. >> it was news to my ears to hear that he had been arrested. >> reporter: thomas will face five life sentences if convicted for the halloween of 2009 attacks on two teenage girls, he's accused of dragging into the woods and raping at gunpoint. >> this case concerned me almost as much as the dc sniper case did. >> reporter: thomas was an unemployed truck driver who was living in this connecticut home with his girlfriend and a son. thomas followed thomas and pulled his dna out of a discarded cigarette butt that matched some of the rapes. derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >>> the tip that led police to arrest thomas came from the prince george's crime solvers. >>> the head of the police homicide division is suspended after his cruiser is found abandoned near interstate 95. police say major terrance mcclarney left his city issued car southbound at route 32 after he lost control and veered off the road. state police found the unmarked vehicle with minor damage and traced it back to major mcclarney. he is suspended, pend
CBS
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
CBS
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
CBS
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
CBS
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
CBS
Jan 11, 2011 11:00pm EST
investigation within the next three weeks. >>> prince george's county police are investigating their 11th murder in as many days as this latest victim is the university of maryland student. police say the student was shot to death in the 8800 block of 38th avenue just before noon. a man in a black ski mask was seen running from the scene. police believe the incident may be drug related. >>> well for the second time in two months, a stash of illegal drugs is found here in baltimore on board, royal caribbean's enchantment of the sea's cruise ship. drug sniffing dogs led them to more than $100,000 of cocaine in a locker. three workers on the same ship were arrested at the port of baltimore charged with conspiring to smuggle drugs into the country. no one has been arrested in this case yet. >>> dr. cosby spoke to raise funds. raleigh served as chief of s taff. >>> black and purple against black and gold. the ravens are on the road to the super bowl. >>> we are inching closer to this weekend's match up between the steelers and the fanned are pumped. web hosted his weekly radio show. and t
CBS
Nov 14, 2011 11:00pm EST
. >> reporter: police tracked coleman to a house at prince george's county where he came out with an ak47 and shot an officer in the face. that officer is expected to make a full recovery. >> he's just letting off round after round with the ak. >> reporter: investigators say the shooting was not random. the violence comes just before the start of the holiday shopping season and as concerns are building over security, with the new casino set to open in a few moments. it's expected to draw thousands of customers to the area. police tell wjz tips from witnesses led them to coleman. the victims were 25 and 30 years old both were from prince georges county. at arundel mill, mike hellgren, wjz news. >>> prince george's county police have identified the six officers involved in the shooting, one of them corporal phillip foster was injured in that gunfire. >>> caught in the act, just released wiretaps reveal former councilwoman johnson and county executive jack johnson as they frankicly decide to hide $80,000 cash. >> what do you want me to do with this money? what do you want me to do. >> put it in
CBS
May 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
evening everyone and thanks for joining us. 17 year old trevaughn martin was shot by george zimmerman in florida and tonight his mother comes to baltimore to talk about his death. >> reporter: she got a warm welcome and staling ovation when pastors introduced her as the mother of the new civil rights movement but it was a title and a role to she never wanted. trevaughn martin's mother overwhelmed by support. >> it's so easy for me to cry every day but i can't. i have work to do. >> reporter: she spoke to the baltimore congregation nearly three months after the death of her son. george zimmerman now faces trial for the killing. >> my heart is filled right now to see you and see baltimore and know your pastor standing behind me. >> reporter: the founder spent weeks at fulton's side following the death of her son and helped channel the outrage into protest rallies and this one in baltimore. >> it's just overwhelming just to see how many people is effected. >> reporter: the coworkers donated 34 weeks to allow her to receive a pay check while dealing with the tragedy. >> we couldn't think of
CBS
Jun 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
revokes george zimmermann's jail. find out why. >>> and a bizarre break in. what police say this woman does inside the homes of strangers. you might be saying she could come to my place. that's coming up. . >> now that the stormy weather is gone. much cooler air settling in. we'll have your forecast coming up on eyewitness news. . >> complete coverage continues with adam may and meteorologist bernadette woods and sports with stan. at bank of america, we're lending and investing in the people and communities who call baltimore home. from funding to help a local business expand their operations... to financing for an organization which provides affordable housing for artists... and partnering with a local hospital to help expand patient care. because the more we do in baltimore, the more we help make opportunity possible. and enjoying it less and less? upgrade to verizon fios tv, internet and phone for just $89.99 a month guaranteed for two years with a two-year agreement. this is a limited time offer, so don't wait. get fios at this great low price. act now and you'll get $250 bac
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Oct 9, 2009 11:00pm EDT
say george will be charged as a juvenile not adult. george is accused of punching jones off a bicycle and received a head injury. >> my nephew died from it. it was a death that was involved. he should be sent to adult prison. >> if george was tried as an adult, he could have faced 10 years in prison. but as a juvenile, the stiffest sentence is to be held in confinement until he's 20 years old. >>> maryland remains on the front line of the battle. researchers here played a major roll in developing the vaccine. >> given the fact that this is a young person's flu. given the fact that kids are enormously potent carriers of any germs. we needed it to get to schools. >> you want to hold my hands while i do it. >> reporter: with that, wilmore elementary became the first school to distribute it to students. >> the worse phrase in all of medicine is it's just the flu. because this virus can put you flat on your back. >> we've seen superintendentsings school board members, everybody realizing that if we want students to be safe, we have to be part of the answer. >> reporter: each admini
CBS
Jun 29, 2012 11:00pm EDT
enough was done and they're requesting that the u.s. department of justice review the case. >>> george zimmerman's father takes to the stand as he fights for bail. bigad shaban reports. >> reporter: george zimmerman may have to spend another weekend in jail. the judge is considering whether to reinstate his bond after zimmerman and his wife held back on the money they collected in online donations. >> they're dealing with the fallout. >> reporter: prosecutors want zimmerman to stay behind bars. he faces murder charges for the death of trayvon martin. >> this defendant was doing that. >> reporter: there were details of the night martin died. >> gunshots. >> reporter: attorneys played a 9-1-1 call that captured part of zimmerman's struggle with martin. several of martin's family members shook their heads as they heard the shot that took the teen's life. >> it was very tough and emotional for them to sit through, but they thought it was important that they're here on behalf of their son because he's not here to tell you his version of what happened. >> reporter: zimmerman's father took th
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 11:00pm EST
as he issues a challenge to prince george's county executive days before they meet up in a regional rivalry, next. >>> mild air headed our way. complete forecast coming up next. >>> it is partly cloudy, 31 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete fore cost is coming up. >>> panic in the streets of buenes aires. people tried to cover their mouths as they walked outside. office workers wore gas masks. the sulfur-like odor came from a container fire. it was only mildly toxic and posed no major health risk. >>> subway and train service was suspended because of that cloud. >>> the officer was standing outside his parked vehicle as a truck headed right toward him. the driver crashed into a support cable and stopped just short of hitting the police car. investigators say the woman had a combination of medication and controlled substances in her system. >>> computer software billionaire john mcafee is hospitalized in guatemala. he's wanted for questioning in regarding the killing of a neighbor. he sold his antivirus in the 1990s. he moved three years ago where he's clashed with n
CBS
Nov 4, 2010 11:00pm EDT
you can, 4-1/2 billion years ago. >> no, can't do it. >>> former president's all time low. george w. bush reveals what he says was the worse moment of his presidency and it's not what you expect. >>> and we have a cool weekend headed our way. i'm bob turk, i'll have your complete weather forecast coming up next. >>> the yardley love tragedy. the harassment and the abuse, what's being done to stop dating violence, next. ,,,,,, [ male announcer ] baltimore. a city that's been inspiring ideas and innovation since 1729. at bank of america, we live, work and help serve the community here through hundreds of branches and atms. every day, we're working to help set opportunity in motion. from supporting the university of maryland medical center... to the restoration of the hippodrome theater and american brewery building. because when you're giving, lending and investing in more communities across the country, more opportunities happen. >> it is 48 degrees and cloudy. as if an earthquake and cholera outbreak is not enough, haiti is now bracing for tropical storm thomas. thomas is packing wi
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Oct 29, 2010 11:00pm EDT
brought out 219,000 people. a 6.3% of eligible voters. prince george's county saw the most early voters with baltimore county behind. of course wjz is your home for complete coverage of campaign 2010. tuesday night, count on wjz toe bring you the latest reports plus live reaction from the candidates. >>> a new push from baltimore's major to bring new life to the city's problematic vacant buildings. the city is going to offer a $5,000 tax credit for those who buy and fix up broken homes. it would fund about 100 homes. >>> imagine driving down i95 and seeing a car coming right at you. it happened on the packed interstate in philadelphia. one driver caught it all on his cell phone. manuel gallegos reports. >> reporter: cell phone video caught a station wagon driving northbound on i95 against traffic. tim flemings shot the void owe including the sounds of cars crashing to avoid a head on collision. >> the female driver wasn't speeding going 45 to 50 miles per hour. >> it was crazy, i'm going 95 north and she's going 95 month 95 north but on the southbound. >> reporter: fleming says he waive
CBS
Jul 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
murdering trayvon martin as randal pinkston report, george zimmerman reached out to martin's family in his first interview since posting bond a second time. >> i just think it's a tragic situation. >> reporter: george zimmerman says his tragic confrontation didn't take long before martin started throwing punches. zimmerman recounted how martin approached him shortly after martin called police about a suspicious person last february. >> he asked me why what my problem was. i looked up and punched me and broke my nose. >> reporter: the neighborhood watch captain has been freed but not seen since posting $1 million bond. zimmerman claims the unarmed teen attacked him while he was patrolling a gated community. mr tin's family alleges zimmerman shot their son because he was black. zimmerman said he felt his life was in danger. >> he said you're going to die tonight [ bleep ], and took one hand off of my mouth and i felt it going down my chest to my belt enemy holster. >> reporter: george zimmerman also apologized to martin's parents, and saying that though childless himself, he understan
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Oct 17, 2013 11:00pm EDT
our website, wbal-tv.com. >> i'm george lettis. coming up, why day care centers across howard county are on high alert. >> newly released video of the moment the mall in kenya came .nder attack a closer look at frightening images. >> associated with the cold front. how this impact the seven-day forecast coming up. >> new video has emerged of the moment that the militants attacked the mall in kenya. you can see people running and diving for cover as the gunman begins to open fire on the crowd. the somali militant group al- shabaab has claimed the sponsor ability. thieves and grab purse are back to work at howard county and this time the targets are moms at daycare. george lettis is live in ellicott city with an explanation. >> they believe they are the same thieves involved months ago in this area and they are taking advantage of the 60 seconds or so that moms use to get on the car into the daycare to drop off their kids. >> i have twins. >> the taj is like so many of us with a career and kids in daycare. >> i get them in as quick as possible and leave because i have to be to work out
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Feb 24, 2012 11:00pm EST
out with our verdict, we'll find -- we're not afraid to look at george and look at him, and i think that's because i was confident that what we did was right. >> in recommending a sentence, jurors did believe george hughly would be a threat to society in the future because of his excessive drinking. back to you. >> thank you. do not contact the love family or hughly himself. >>> several firefighters heard on the job. something went wrong and seven members of the department suffered injuries, most of them serious. you can see a huge number of emergency vehicles on that strait. we'll bring you more information on this developing story as we get it. >>> the nightmare unfolded just days ago. a case of road rage that included a bloody stabbing, a crash, and a frightening brawl. now the man who is stabbed is facing charging and a story to eyewitness news. michael has the exclusive. >> reporter: the frightening road rage attack stunned those who watched it on the highway. that stabbing was a local football coach, jeffrey. police just released this picture of him. his new wife watched every
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Jul 23, 2009 11:00pm EDT
is live. that man, george spying, spoke exclusively to kelly mcpherson. >> reporter: it's been years for this man fighting with the mdta dealing with depression and tough finances, and tonight he finally gets an apology that he says is long overdue. a bomb threat e-mailed to bwi airport in october 2006 changed this baltimore county jazz composer's life forever, starting with wrongful arrest. >> the lead guy says, you can make this either hard or easy on yourself. did you send bomb threats to the airport? and i said, i don't know what you're talking about. >> reporter: hours later the mdta announced they had found their guy. >> it's extremely serious. it takes resources away from what we should be doing, which is protecting the airport. >> reporter: he says he learned two weeks after the threats at the airport that he was cleared of all charges, but it took until now, two-and-a-half years later, for the mdta to apologize. he says he still hasn't received his settlement money. >> there's a difference between an honest mistake, which happens sometimes with the police, as opposed t
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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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Feb 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
with the jury. wrapped up the case of a murder trial. george hughly is accused of murder. adam may has the latest. >> reporter: a wide range of emotions. the prosecutor broke down in tears as he revisited the final moments of his life. george hughly looked a little nervous. he was fidgeting as yardly's final moments of life were discussed in closing arguments. in the off campus apartment when hughly kicked in her door. imagine what that was like. she's freaked out, in the corner of her bed, trying to get away. love couldn't scream because hughly covered her mouth and showed the beaten face autopsy. you could hear crying in the courtroom. even the prosecutor broke down in tears how she was found face down in her bed. he took the computer with the threatening message. when hughly threw the computer in the dumpster, it proves intent of murder. he said it was not an accident. defense attorneys painted a much different version of the events. in closing arguments, the death was accidental, involuntary manslaughter. they said, you get what you get. he's a boy athlete. a medical expert said lo
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May 27, 2010 11:00pm EDT
exposed this scandal. >> reporter: george washington elementary had some of the highest test scores in the city receiving a coveted blue ribbon award and praise from the first lady. >> at george washington elementary teachers refuse to let their students become statistics. >> reporter: that's why the allegations that teachers were cheating to raise test scores was a scandal. >> don't even think of it. >> reporter: parent harding was the whistle blower after several students told her an administrator was cheating. >> our students are the ones that are really suffering in this ordeal. >> reporter: it took years, but the final report came out that she was right. investigators poured through tests, a high number of erased answered, even the suspicious direction of the erasers. >> no teacher, no principal can make the allegations, we didn't know how serious this was. >> reporter: the city school's ceo asked for and got the teaching license revoked for the principal susan bridges who previously spoke to wjz about her school's performance. >> the students are comfortable here, they like being
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Jan 29, 2013 11:00pm EST
. we're watching this guy at a bottom. >> rose: one one clude with george saunders his book is called the "tenth of december" and this is what the "new york times" said the best book you'll read this year george saunders "tenth of december." >> at certain critical points i was sort of encouraged by my life to go for the harder effect which is often the more luminous effect or the kind of vigor effect. it's hard to explain but something about the life seep into the stories. when i got into a critical point where maybe 15 years ago i would prefer the dark sword. now i'm a point i would feel like is there a way to credit some of the positive in my life. >> rose: bradley cooper and george saunders, next. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: bradley cooper is here, millions know him from his movies or people's magazine sexist man alive but if you play closer attention you've seen his talent as a actor this season in "silver linings playbook" nominated as are for an oscar at best actor. here's a look at his performance. >>
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Feb 15, 2012 11:00pm EST
rests in the george hughly trial. his former teammates testified against him. wjz is following every development from the courthouse. >> reporter: one by one the former teammates took the stand to testify against their old friend, george. they told jurors he was drunk, spilling wine, stumbling and urinating in public. player kenneth gave him a cold stare in court before testifying love was one of his best friends. he says he seemed strange and had a change of demeanor after visiting love's apartment and i asked him what was wrong and he said nothing was wrong. i asked two more times and got no response. they also told jurors they caught him lying about his where abouts that night and seen him walk in his bathroom and strip down to his boxer shorts before disappearing to his room for the night. >> they're aware the defense is going to say he was so drunk he didn't know what he was doing but the fact he was aware he'd been involved in a homicide and lied to his roommates about what had taken place. >> reporter: a few other female students were also called to testify that they received
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Feb 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
. you'd have to share a bath. nooo. oh, uh audrey called. ( low ) i'll handle it. george has left her again. oh, no. now, we've got one on the first floor one right up at the top. shall i deal with this, basil? i'm dealing with it, dear. no, that's all right. you wanted two singles? i said i'd deal with it. mind sharing a bathroom? i was here first. it's my turn now. i fought the korean war, you know? i killed four men. he was in the catering corps he used to poison them. ( knock knock ) yes? who is it? - it's manuel. - what do you want? can i go now? i thought you'd gone. - ¿qué? - i thought you'd gone. no, i turned it off. what? it was about so high. no. i said, i thought a creduto-- it doesn't matter. - ¿qué? - it doesn't matter. oh, you think i gone. - yes. - no, no, i go now. - wonderful. - what? is okay? - it's okay. - thank you. ( knock knock ) yes? before i go... what is it? is my birthday. yes, i know! "i want to thank you for beautiful present." oh, yes. fine. "and for your much kindness to me since i come here." not at all. my pleasure. "since coming here from spain, le
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Jun 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
teenager trayvon martin is back behind bars tonight. randall pinkston reports from sanford that george zimmerman turned himself in this afternoon. >> reporter: shortly before 2:00 p.m., george zimmerman walked back into police custody ordered by a judge to turn himself in. zimmerman accused in the shooting death of 17 year old trayvon martin earlier this year was in hiding with his family in april after posting bail $450,000. zimmerman attorney mark o'mara. >> he's worried about his family, wife, everybody in hiding because of the enormous anger and frustration and hatred from this case. >> they believe he and his wife shellly lied about their bail. >> he came back to obtain the benefits of a lower bond for circumstances based upon those material falsehoods. >> to my knowledge -- >> at the bond hearing in april, shelly said they had illegal ones. o'mara said the judge may not agree the a new bail hearing. >> it's a credibility question. now the credibility has been attacked. he has to rehabilitate it and that's up to him. >> reporter: he plans to file far new bond hearing. randall pink
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Jun 14, 2010 11:00pm EDT
george's officer but the case was dropped. >>> police are investigating the murder of a census worker in southeast baltimore. 23-year-old spencer williams was shot in his car last week. it then crashed into a street sign. police say they don't believe that his killing was connected to his job, but he was killed on the job. >>> the president is seeing firsthand the impact from the worse oil spill in the nation's history. we look under water at the still leaking well. british petroleum hopes to capture more of the leaking oil as the company moves a new rig into place. terrell brown reports from alabama. >> reporter: president obama got up close and personal with the oil catastrophe in the gulf of mexico monday. on his fourth trip to the region. >> we are going to do everything we can 24/7 to make sure the communities get back on their feet. in the end, i am confident that we are going to be able to leave the gulf coast in better shape than it was before. >> reporter: the rosy position, came after spending the day with local politicians and folks trying to save their gulf. at a me
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Jan 14, 2011 11:00pm EST
call from prince george's schools informing him schools were opening late because of the snow. and titus said he already knew that, and he was thinking. >> maybe they are treating me the way they would have me treat them. maybe they are following the golden rule. if they can send a robo call, maybe i can too. >> reporter: this is the robo call he sent the school superintendent and members of the school board at 4:30 a.m. >> they do a good job, it's not like we're out to get revenge on them. we're just, hey guys that was really dumb. >> reporter: for now aaron titus says he's planning to put his phone on do not disturb for the next few nights. >> reporter: the prince george's school district says the call should not have been placed at 4:30 a.m. that was a mistake and they said it will never happen again. >> or else. >>> a scare for justin beiber. the heartthrob rushed to the hospital. just minutes away we'll tell you what happened. >>> a fiery highway crash and you will not believe the chain of events caught on tape. >>> do you check your horoscope today? if you did you probably re
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Apr 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
for george zimmerman. >>> i'm vic carter, here's what people are talking about tonight. george zimmerman explains why he pulled the trigger on trayvon martin. in the courtroom with wjz. >> reporter: took the witness stand to make his first public statement about shooting trayvon martin to death. an apology to martin's parents. >> i wanted to say i am sorry for the loss of your son. i did not know if he was armed or not. >> reporter: referencing to being in an age close to own contradicts what he said in february. >> how old would you say he was? >> reporter: undermines that zimmerman was the aggressor. >> you never started the fight? >> no. >> reporter: bail conditions require zimmerman to report to authorities every three days and to wear an ankle bracelet with gps that can monitor his every move. the attorney for martin's parents say they're outraged. >> zimmerman's parents only have to put up $15,000 and would give their lives to get trayvon back. >> reporter: asking the client awaits trial out of state. >> there are a lot of angry or high emotions that exist and i'm just --
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Jan 24, 2011 11:00pm EST
george's county s.w.a.t. team broke into custom's house. custom and his mother interrogated them for hours and killed his two labs. >> it's not good law enforcement, not invest investigating things. to rush in with s.w.a.t. and make s.w.a.t. your investigation. >> reporter: law enforcement refused to apologize at the time. >> our investigators went in and showed both restraint and compassion. >> by settling we are able to be more precise in getting good reforms. had we gone to court, we may have in fact, gotten more money at the end of the day, but i don't think prince george's county would have gotten anything for it. >> reporter: with the new administration he's legally demanding change for the treatment of animals, no nonsense warrants and the s.w.a.t. team. he is looking into department practices. reporting live, kelly mcpherson, eyewitness news. >> thank you, kelly. the settlement will be finalized by the end of february. >>> tomorrow president obama makes his state of the union address and they're looking to break lines. i will lead complete coverage from washington for tom
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Mar 8, 2011 11:00pm EST
president george bush lived on south charles street for two years before moving to new york. >>> a talented baltimore city class has gone viral. students created a rap song about msa tests to make sure their classmates do their bests. weijia jiang has more on the internet sensation. >> reporter: at george washington elementary on baltimore. >> use part of the story on your answer. >> reporter: every morning mr. mccross delivers a message over the intercom system. and the song is going viral. in 2008, a state investigation found the school's msa booklets were extensively tampered, to get past the scannal, he asked the teacher to come up with this music. >> i knew in baltimore we like rap music, i chose the most popular song at the time. >> reporter: through the tune of black and yellow, the students rap about getting got sleep and breakfast. >> it feels like you wrote a famous song. >> reporter: the principal says the colleagues from across the state are calling and asking her for the school's version of the song so they can learn it too. >> students have three days of msa testing l
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Oct 14, 2009 11:00pm EDT
investigating what led to the collision. >>> a horrible accident on the george washington parkway leaves the familiar lave young baltimore county woman grieving. tonight derek valcourt speaks with the victim's brother. >> reporter: 22-year-old ashley roberta died tuesday morning when the suv she was riding in crashed on the george washington memorial parkway in virginia. the suv was ripped into two pieces taking two tow trucks to haul it away. news heart breaking to her family including her younger brother 18-year-old michael roberta. >> i can't believe it, still, you know. she is great girl she was a great girl. >> reporter: ashley was a graduate of the university of maryland who planned on attending law school and graduated from mercy high school and has many friends in the baltimore area. >> she is like real confident. every job she went for she got it and she had a bunchch friends and was hilarious and is beautiful you know. she was a beautiful girl. >> reporter: another passenger in the suv u.s. national team soccer star charlie davies who was in the washington, d.c. yeah in
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Nov 1, 2010 11:00pm EDT
their friends to get out and vote tomorrow. from democrats in prince georges county. >> the only great governor in the state of maryland. [applause]. >> reporter: to republicans in baltimore county, the race of two governs is not slowing down with less than 24 hours to go. >> and we have a lot of volunteers working on phone banks. we have a lot of people going door to door, not just in the city but in baltimore county, prince georges, montgomery, we're hoping for a turnout everywhere. >> it's not a predictor of how you vote, republicans do win races here so the key to this race as it was from day 1 when you guys asked me 9 months ago right outside this building is cross over democrats coming over to erlich and we feel good about that. >> reporter: polls show o'malley ahead by 10% and neither candidate is letting up on his opponent. >> we've had to endure a lot of stuff in this campaign, crazy negative ads from march. on our radio show, that was crazy. >> it's about who's on your side. in the last four years, anthony and i have been on your side in a big way, taking on banks and mortgag
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Dec 12, 2009 11:00pm EST
-salem state. home of earl the pearl. in college park on december 22nd, elsewhere, george washington colonial, josh brown can't get it to go down. his teammate goes up strong. later, sean polk from outside the ark. the colonials with help from joseph. it was a whirling dervish. george washington wins 73-69. morgan was the winner today. coppin losing to virginia and marymount wins. >> thank you, stan. still to come, sweet tooth get into the holiday spirit. >>> an artist in illinois decides to create his own industry, completely out of a unique material. it is made entirely of recycled glass. the artist says it took him just one week to create the 20 foot holiday treasure. the glass is melted down then molded to the tree. all of the glass with a was donated by residents and businesses. >>> culinary students in texas come together not to show off their baking skills so much but their building skills. students competed to see who could make the best village out of ginger bread and candy. the colorful houses are made from gumdrops, frosting and of course, gingerbread. many students did sa
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