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Aug 6, 2010 11:00pm EDT
bodies were discovered in river dale prince george's county. they were found in a home that is overflowing with rotting garbage. the crime scene is proving to be a unique challenge for investigators, weijia jiang. >> it was devastating to see the decay the victims lived and died in. investigators still investigating this scene, and they are also trying to pin down a motive for the murder. >> reporter: police find two women in their 30s, a 3-year- old girl and a 5-year-old boy shot to death inside a makeshift apartment on top of a garage. an unthinkable amount of garbage spills out from both dwellings which police say are infested with rodents and mold. and they also say there's no running water. >> the scene is horrific, there's a lot of garbage, a lot of debris, a lot of what appears to be human feces in containers. >> reporter: the scene was so filthy, health officials had to be brought in to make sure it was safe to go in. >> you never know what you're going to find. >> reporter: police will not confirm how many people lived here but they are investigating several people of
Jul 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
what god george zimmerman is worshiping. there's no way the god i serve has in his plans for george to murder my son. >> zimmerman the fatal confrontation started when the 17-year-old approached him and started throwing punches. >>> tonight as crews continue to fix a major water main break downtown, new problems are facetion the aging water supply system. >> reporter: the break of a 133-year-old water main turned light street into a river shutting it down for three weeks for repairs. they knew the main was at risk but with little money and others classified as high risk, it hadn't been replaced. they're calling on congress for help. >> what's happening in baltimore, maryland, is happening in every one of our states. this is not a one-state problem. this is a national problem. and i can tell you, people are outraged. >> reporter: baltimore city's crumbling system supplies the entire region including baltimore county and hartford county. many fear it is still not enough to keep up with the aging system. >> testified that she would like to see some sort of a trust fund established. thi
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
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
Apr 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
closely linked by national media outlets to trayvon martin's in florida. george zimmerman is charged with the 17-year-old's murder, accused of racially profiling martin. during pretrial hearing, the victim said he was cornered, slam to the ground, and beaten. the trial is scheduled to begin on wednesday morning at 9:00. we'll be here, bringing you the latest. reporting at the courthouse, wjz eyewitness news. >> now the brothers' lawyer asked for a judge and not jury to try the case, claiming it would be difficult to find an impartial jury. >>> someone tries to hide some drugs and tweet sweet cash. the drugs were found after the flight arrive from el salvador. the drugs are worth $130,000 and the woman said she didn't know drugs were in her item. >>> a relative found five victims this morning at the house in prince georges county. three family members and two borders died. firefighters blame their deaths on a faulty furnace. they believe the gas leaked out of a broken exhaust pipe as temperatures overnight. >>> mitt romney easily win primaries, solidifying his position as the
Apr 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. stay with us. to find forecast updates log onto >>> still behind bars, george zimmerman remains locked up tonight one day after he is granted bail. randall pinkston reports his attorney hopes to have him out soon. >> reporter: george zimmerman is still in the jail but he first must post bail. >> $150,000 is a lot of collateral. >> finding a place for zimmerman and his family while he awaits trial. >> we have a lot of concerns about security. >> he is accused of murdering martin. they rushed to the courthouse after the judge granted bail. they are not happy with the decision, but they are being patient. >> at this point they want the legal process to play out and so do many residents in sanford. they want this case unwanted national attention to be resolved. >> i'm looking forward to a conclusion of this and for sanford to get back on track. >> there is still some tension here. terry jones, the florida pastor who gained note righty. >> maybe the plaque and community can stand together for justice. >> sanford citizens do not want violence here. >> if there is an outbreak,
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
Feb 10, 2012 11:00pm EST
: leaving the courtroom in tears today. former university of virginia player george admitted he wrestled with and shoved yardly love but never punched or strangled her. this played for jurors inside the district court. the footage was recorded hours after the body was discovered in may of 2010. hooley talked to police about the on again, off again relationship but didn't inflict lethal injury. told her, quote, she's dead. the expletive, is she dead? because you killed her. she responded, she's dead? she's dead? she's dead? how? how? how? i didn't even expletive hit her. sobbed as that tape was playing. showing jurors a giant hole that allegedly kicked through to get in the room the night she died. the police testified that he quickly changed from a person of interest in the murder to primary suspect because of bruised knuckles and a fresh cut on his arm. jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. >>> stay with wjz as this murder trial continues. we'll bring you the latest from the courtroom on tv and online on >>> baltimore police back down. a new rule means officers cannot stop ci
May 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. george huguely is charged with her murder. her body discovered in her apartment monday. >> i have a daughter going off to college. lots of things race through your head. there's nothing positive out of this other than possibly teaching moments for your own child. >> how a young woman could face such danger is on the minds of many today. love's death, even touching hearts of those passing by the cathedral today. >> i just think the wholening is so trag -- whole thing is so tragic. 22 years old, killed in such a manner. i'm bawling my eyes out. i don't even know the girl. but the casket out with all of the flowers, very sad. very sad. >> reporter: many students or graduates of notre dame prep are there to remember their alum. also teammates of yeardley love. and university students and graduates. >> just trying to make some sense of it all, i guess. i graduated from the university in 1975. it just really seemed to hit me hard, the senselessness, the incomp hencibility. just so many aspects, i think, have overwhelmed people. >> reporter: and wjz's media partner, the baltimore sun is re
Feb 25, 2010 11:00pm EST
partially unclothed in prince george's county. weeling learned at courtland place where neighbors were saddened to her of her death. >> someone who's trying to give back to the community like that, it's almost unfair. >> reporter: the suspect's age only 13 could be a big factor in this case because under maryland law, once a juvenile is charged with a crime, prosecutors have only 60 days to bring the case to a trial. the prosecutors say in this case, they won't file charges until the police investigation is complete and all of the evidence is ready to go. derek calcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >>> prosecutors indicate they may try the 13-year-old as an adult. >>> the body of actor andrew koenig was found. he was 41 years old. his father reported that koenig took his own life. >>> madoff's daughter has changed her surname. she is also seeking a name change for their two small children. >>> a winter storm off the atlantic coast has many people running inside. if they like these conditions, there will probably be a few more days like it until we say goodbye to winter. >> i assume they have
Feb 16, 2010 11:00pm EST
george's county rescuers lowers himself 25 feet into a sewer to rescue a stranded pup. the rescue department sent us these pictures pictures. the five-year-old chow-lab mix is now at a shelter and the rescuers has a friend for life. >> any time you get out of a sewer i'm sure it's a big day. >> a 3,000-year-old mystery issoeverred. we now know how egypted most famous emperor died. >>> and video released of john f. kennedy, where it has been held all these years. >>> i'm bob turk and i have a complete look at your forecast. i've had asthma for 12 years. 6 years. i've had asthma forever. i never knew why my asthma symptoms kept coming back... ...kept coming back... ...or that i could help prevent them in the first place. the problem was that my controller medicine... ...was treating only 1 main cause of asthma symptoms. but there are 2. airway constriction. and inflammation. unlike most controllers, advair treats both main causes. advair treats both main causes. and that helps prevent symptoms in the first place. (announcer) advair contains salmeterol. salmeterol may increase the ch
Mar 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
through his gated community when george zimmerman gunned him down. zimmerman claims he shot the unarmed teen in defense. but a 911 caller said she could hear the panic screams. >> is it a male or female. >> it sounds like a male. >> and you don't know why? >> i don't know why. i think they're yelling help but i don't know why. >> reporter: police have not charged zimmerman. the fbi has just opened their investigation into the shooting. >>> a skilled hot air balloon pilot loses his life while trying to save his passengers. the body of edward bestena was found miles from where high winds took his balloon. as he wrestled with the craft he ordered passengers to perish into safety. those men later said had they not jumped they would have been killed. >>> officer gene cassidy finds his fellow cops are still by his side. >>> 25 years ago officer gene cassidy was shot fighting crime on the streets of the western district. he survived and thrived as a teacher in the police academy. even though a bullet to the face took his eyesight. years later cassidy finds his life is on the line again. >> jus
Jan 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
the ravens game. she's a former ravens cheer leader. her boyfriend? george clooney gave her a hard time for taking so long to pull off her dazzling look. >> she did have the baltimore ravens game on the whole time she was getting ready. >> you can watch the afc championship game live right here 3:00 sunday. >>> coming up, more troubles for o.j . simpson. the major financial failure. >>> cops confront an angry crowd. what happened next that's upsetting so many people. >>> it's something i needed to do to save my life. >> a revolutionary procedure saves a maryland man's life and he's only the second person in the world to have it done. more on his amazing medical journey. >>> much warmer tuesday on tap. i'll give you your complete forecast coming up next. >>> it is 38 degrees with light rain in central maryland right now. an explosion levels part of a condominium complex in new york. police say a contractor ruptured a gas main this afternoon. no one was inside the building at the time. two firefighters were seriously hurt with possible burns and smoke inhalation. two construction wor
Feb 9, 2010 11:00pm EST
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Mar 15, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. former prince george's -- jack johnson ended his term on the shadow of an fbi raid and indictment when he said i'm innocent of the charges. tuesday he struck to the -- >> i don't even recognize the person that's being charged in these indictments. >> reporter: the feds have more than a year's worth of wiretap conversations, but it's the recorded call between johnson and his wife leslie, a new council member, that caught the attention. johnson asked his wife about a $100,000 check that agents say was a bribe payment from a developer. she says over the phone, do you want me to put it down the toilet. he says, yes, flush that. and leslie johnson stuck nearly $80,000 cash into her bra. >> we know they've had a five or six year head start on us. we're going to attack the wiretaps and all of the information. >> i'm just flabbergasted. >>> an officer and accomplice are facing new charges this week. they were named in the corruption probe, but now they face extortion. they're linked to the owners of a liquor store chain. they transported -- from virginia tax freebie paying off police officers. th
May 2, 2011 11:00pm EDT
prince george's county maryland caught on video. the record set last week was more than double the previous record set back in 1974. >>> fists fly, knives were drawn at a family carnival. two people were stabbed and cameras were rolling. wjz was live where it happened near the square mall. the changes the carnal is not making, kelly mcpherson has the story. >> reporter: this carnival has been here at the parking lot for five years. and now owners have to step up security after two people were stabbed. thousands of young men are beating on, hitting on and even stomping on each other. the melee forced the family event to shut down. >> it depends on what time of day. if you go early, you take the little kids to go to the ride. in the evening it's an outlet for teenagers. >> it looked like they were throwing things and fighting all over the place. i saw the police came and maced everybody. that's sad when you can't even take your family out and enjoy a nice carnival. >> reporter: in the end two young men were stabbed. four arrested. >> at this time, our investigators continue to work o
Mar 4, 2011 11:00pm EST
carter said she received the assurances she was after, but prince george's delegate tiffany austin did not. she introduced an amendment to make this a civil union bill rather than a marriage bill and got shot down in the process. >> to tell us that we are not allowed to amend something if we earnestly believe that it's wrong, is wrong. >> this was a cocamaley to lead off. and the senate eliminated that and i thought that's great, they did half the work. >> reporter: calling the vote civil merit would confuse voters at the ballot box. they say the title makes it sound more like a contract rather than what it actually does which is change the definition of marriage from one man one woman to two people in a couple. >> to claim that the voters are going to be confused by either the title to this bill or that a fraud is being committed is enough to make a cat laugh. >> reporter: so same-sex marriage passes the committee 12-10 and delaware loop is grateful. >> an amazing statement i guess that i am just so happy that we'll be able to get this to the floor. >> reporter: the full house gets re
May 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
former president's blood. the auctions claims the vial of dry blood was taken from george washington hospital after the 1981 assassination attempt. the ronald reagan foundation is threatening legal action. they want the vial handed over to them. >>> an incredible baby story. most moms and dads would probably say their children are miracles but we have the story of one birth that really was almost inconceivable. >> reporter: a first birthday party, something so common place, it's easy to take for granted. but the odds for this were downright a miracle. her parents, jason and jennifer, were high school sweat hearts. their dream was to some day start a family. >> we knew we wanted to have kids. >> reporter: they tried for two years, but jennifer never got pregnant. when her doctor suggested that jason have his fertility checked, they weren't prepared for the bad news. >> it was devastating when i found out that i had no sperm present in my sample. it was as if somebody punched you in the chest. >> reporter: but jennifer refused to give up. that led them here to the cleveland clinic. spe
Jul 18, 2009 11:00pm EDT
seeing president george herbert walker bush make a jump just a few weeks ago on his 80th birthday. she figured if he did it, she could, too. you go, girl. (announcer) tired of nighttime breathing problems? (sniffy/congested noises) ("whish, whish") here's the solution. (applause) is it a bandage you ask? no! it's famous, drug free breathe right. (squeaky noise) ingenious flexible strips that fit your nose to gently open your nasal passages... (free air/deep breath) ...for up to 31% more airflow. (female) wow! (announcer) you'll breathe better so you'll sleep better! small strip. big relief. bright idea! breathe better. sleep better. breathe right. >>> that is our report for tonight. be sure sure to watch eyewitness news morning edition. starting at 8:00 a.m. for bob and stan, i'm denise koch. thanks for watching. csi new york is next. enjoy tomorrow. it's going to be a beautiful day. good night. larry dunby: the topic on every new yorker's mind?
Oct 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
happened early this morning along the george washington parkway. ashley roberta, charlie davis and a third person were riding in the car when the driver somehow lost control. the car was sheered in half. the driver has not been named daviss is listed in serious condition tonight. >>> the teenager who took part in the killing of two 17-year- olds was sentenced to 40 years today. witnesses say bryan scott became upset when he heard the sentence and told his lawyer he wanted a new trial. prosecutors say scott helped kaheem taylor kidnap the boy and girl. taylor was given two life sentences. >>> today a critical hurdle was cleared in the president's mission to pass sweeping health care reform. a key senate committee voted to pass a 10 year health care plan. democrats say the legislation is aimed at extending coverage to millions of the americans. holding down costs and improving health care for all. more republican senator olympia snow of maine broke with her own party to vote yes. senate leaders are unhappy with the plan. no word when the bill will come before the full senate. >>> the h1n1 vi
Oct 17, 2009 11:00pm EDT
broke out at around 9 a.m. in the apartments in green belt. prince george's county police official say numerous residents were rescued after being trapped-side. nine people were transported to hospitals with various injuries. and the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> baltimore city police investigating a rollover accident happened around five this evening right in front of the kennedy institute on green spring the car land on its roof and was flipped over and towed a-- towed away. it's unclear what injuries the occupant suffer if any. cause of the car crash is uncleared but appears weather could have banish eu. >>> we really cannot complain too much about the weather if you look at the neighbors to the north with dealing with. look here. we are talking about snow and mid-october. and it's not that far away. the higher parts of central pennsylvania and southern new york received up to 6 inches of snow. meanwhile in our area, it was just another soggy day. the rain has been coming down pretty much knop stone the last couple days and in fact let's look live outside right
Sep 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
fumble in the end zone. george johnson jumps on it for the score. terps had five turnovers and a 34-13 loss. host clemson next saturday. at the state capitol navy quarterback ricky dobbs for four touchdowns as the mid-ship men beat western kentucky 38-22. navy improves to 2-2. baltimore for local college action. morgan state hosts towson. the second quarter it was clicking with a 26 yard touchdown. the tigers did have their chances but three costly turn over helped the bears beat the tigers for the first time since 2003, 12-9 is the final. at home with johns hopkins striking up a tunas bluejays dance all over moravian. the bluejays improved to 3-1. 2-0 in the centennial conference with a 27-0 win. >>> tomorrow on wjz check out the raven play host to the cleveland browns in the divisional match up on wjz and our exclusive coverage starts at 1:00 p.m. >>> a cloudy and rain night in cleveland for the orioles. it was bottom of the 9th, johnny peralta singled to center. indians walk off with a 9-# win. the sure bet o's have lost nine in a row. >>> a day for celebration at laurel park as the
Apr 9, 2011 11:00pm EDT
barber shop. we're still working to find out how that man is doing tonight. >>> a prince georges county convenience store is set on fire to hide a murder. when crews put out the fire in bladens last night, they found the body of a richard nann inside. it looks like he was killed first then someone set the fire to destroy the evidence. >> this is a tragic incident in itself. this victim was a long time community owner in this area, well liked by the surrounding businesses and members of the community. >> and this isn't the first tragedy at the store. one of the owner's relatives was killed there during a robbery several years ago. >>> now at 11:00, an accident involving a city police car. witnesses tell us the officer ran a red light then his cruiser slammed into a van. the van flipped over several times. we're still working to find out how the people involved in the crash are doing tonight. >>> a rare appearance by moammar khadafy as the battle for libya rages on. people greeted khadafy can cheers as he visited schools in tripoli. also today, rebels held on to a key city after fi
Feb 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
family including both former president's are targets of a hacker. one shows george bush during a recent stay. the hacker gained material through bush family and friends. he identified himself as someone targeted by the government for a long time. >>> the man behind the amish beard cutting attacks in ohio joe, sentenced to 15 years in -- ohio, sentenced to 15 years in prison. he said he did not run a cult. 15 of his family were also convicted and will serve between 1 and 7 years the attacks were pros cuted as a hate crime. >>> food safety officials in the uk are ordering testing of all beef products after food produced by a company was found to contain as much as 100% horse meat. the company says they have corrected the food supply problem, last month beef patties sold to burger king in europe were found to have traces of horse meat. >>> sunday, lands on the one year anniversary of the death of whitney houston. stars are still traumatized. >> reporter: whitney houston died 24 hours before the grammy awards. the show must go on and almost everyone in the music industry will never f
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
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