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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
Nov 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
in need. >> reporter: more us aid is coming. the george washington strike group is on its way from hong kong. help is arriving from around the world, including a fundraising effort in baltimore county. >> you feel helpless. you cannot control what's happening. you can only control what you can do. >> reporter: expert sas one of the best ways to help is through donations. but again, in the past, they've warned only donate through approved charitable organizations like the red cross. back to you. >> thank you. and, of course, you can help the victims of typhoon haiyan. call 877-help crs or log on at >>> it has happened again, another victim targeted for their cell phone. it is part of a nationwide epidemic of smart phone thefts. wjz is live tonight, and meghan mccorkell has more on why thieves could be after your phone. >> reporter: denise, according to the fcc, one out of three robberies here in the united states now involves cell phones and the thieves are getting more and more violent. a tousen university student viciously stabbed multiple times last week, and police
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
Mar 31, 2010 11:00pm EDT
way into prince george's county. they crashed behind me and four officers were hurt in that wreck. two men and a 14-year-old male have been arrested and charged with murder. the multiple crime scenes are an example of how violence can quickly spread. >> in the end if this comes out to be some sort of gang retaliation, shame on all of us. >> reporter: the adult suspects a 26-year-old nathanal similars and 20-year-old orlando carter. right now the juvenile is not being named, police are looking for more suspects, back to you. >>> dc police officers said they saw the suspects throw an ak37 from the fleeing van. >>> pleaded guilty to stealing $100,000 worth of diesel fuel from the city. reportedly stole it and then resold it. the city may have lost up to one million dollars in the scheme. >>> it's an effort that's considered vital to this state and the city. making sure that everyone is counted for the 2010 census. it's a matter that has a major financial impact for maryland. kelly mcpherson explains the new actions being made by city and county leaders. kelly. >> reporter: vic, this is th
May 16, 2012 11:00pm EDT
shooting. medical records could help george zimmerman. >> reporter: new details emerging about the struggle between george zimmerman and trayvon martin that ended with the unarmed teen's death from a single gunshot wants last february. zimmerman is charged with second-degree murder. he said he fires in self- defense. new evidence includes state crime analysis of his close, including gunpowder residue suggesting he and zimmerman were just inches apart. there are also two surveillance videos, one from the convenience store martin visited before the shooting, the other from the clubhouse of the gated community where he died. a source told cbs news and unreleased please report noted zimmerman sweatshirt had grass stains and was wet on the back and zimmerman's medical report from the day after the shooting lists a broken nose, two black eyes, and a cut on the back of his head. internet -- injuries not apparent in this police video taken minutes after the shooting. a family attorney says she's not convinced. >> i'm not saying he didn't have the broken nose. i'm saying this was documented
Sep 9, 2010 11:00pm EDT
>> reporter: mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> no trial date has been set, but a judge from george county will hear the case. >>> two marylanders are hospitalized after catching legionela a potentially deadly bacteria. legionela bacteria can lead to legion era disease. as a precaution, the county health department placed water restrictions at the center. >>> shifting into reverse, tonight promising news about the safety of our highways as the number of traffic deaths falls to levels we haven't seen since the 50s. wjz is live tonight, kai jackson explains that the -- the good news comes with bad news as well. >> reporter: tonight marylanders are being warned and reminded to stay safe and alert behind the wheel. traffic fatalities are down nationwide. that's good news for those who drive. >> i think that's terrific. it means some kind of progress is being made. maybe law enforcement. >> reporter: the driving fatality rate the lowest it's been since 1950. fatalities are down 7.4% since 2009. >> it's stepped up enforcement, good media and education campaign, it's personal responsibility of dr
Dec 6, 2009 11:00pm EST
kentucky on saturday afternoon. and in one other game it was george washington over navy in the be b n t classic. that's sports. >> still to come a fine wine can be hard to come by but that was not the case in a surprise find in paris. you know why i sell tools? tools are uncomplicated? nothing complicated about a pair of 10 inch hose clamp pliers. you know what's complicated? shipping. shipping's complicated. not really. with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service shipping is easy. if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. that's not complicated. come on. how about...a handshake. alright. priority mail flat rate boxes only from the postal service. a simpler way to ship. . >>> this next story shows how cleaning out your closet can be very beneficial. a winely in paris discovered wines that date back to 1582. they found three bottles of cognac they are said to be valued at $742 each. the total sale is expected to bring in around 1.5 million u. s. bucks. >>> a few thousand more children will get to open presents from santa thanks to toys for tot
Jan 12, 2012 11:00pm EST
eyewitness news three students in the same class at george washington elementary in southwest baltimore contracted scarlet fever, a hail contagious bacterial infection. it prompted the school system to send this letter to parents and guardians. >> if we hear that a case of scarlet fever even happened is that unusual? >> no, absolutely not. it's actually common with this time of the year we're seeing multiple kids with sore throats, strep throat, and or scarlet fever. >> reporter: scarlet fever is a rash caused by the strep to caucus bacteria. symptoms include rash on the neck and chest, high fever, sore throat, and swollen he glands. doctors say scarlet fever is actually strep throat with a fever and the rash. >> when you have strep throat, you basically have the strep, the bacteria in your throat, and sometimes the bacteria produces some toxins in the body that will trigger this rash on the skin, then we just call it scarlet fever. >> the bacteria is spread from person to person contact, and by respiratory secessions like sneezing or coughing. doctors say while scarlet fever is highly
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
Jul 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
] >>> for almost an entire day, the emergency workers in prince george's county had difficulty communicating. an agitator with a stolen fire department radio kept polluting the airwaves with his chatter, taunts, and music. [ indiscernible ] >> i'll pick you up here now -- [ indiscernible ] >> hay asked him to stop. >> police even tried to meet up with the rogue radio operator, but addresses he gave only led to a left-winger wild goose chase. [ indiscernible ] >> they say despite the interference no one's safety was compromised and emergency crews were able to respond to each call for help. the county is implementing a new digital radio system next year which will allow the dispatchers to block rogue signals. >>> a spokesperson for the baltimore city police has suspended -- denied sending a nude picture of a woman it a tv station. officer troy harris was reportedly trying to email a mug shot of a suspect but mistakenly attached a picture of a naked woman. that picture was saved to the hard drive of his city-issued computer. harris is a nine-year veteran of the department. the department decli
May 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
local organizations to raise money and register new mentors. phasen and his partner median george willbourn spoke about why they are on this crew said. >> you are saving the kids from their own parents. some of the parents aren't doing a wonderful job, as we all know. >> organizations, these organizations have been successful with these kids for years. >> baltimore is the 5 city in their tour, which started. >>> a signature part of movie history is for sale in iowa. the actual field of dreams from the 1989 film is being listed. the price? $5.4 million. universal built the baseball diamond on the farm of don an becky landing. the couple maintained it and watched it become a tourist attraction. the 193-acre site includes a house, a concession stand and, of course, that mystical cornfield. >>> the orioles sent a pitcher to the mound that not only throws lightning, but will tell you how it's created. >> meteorologist sam fireball williams got struck off the first pitch before the o's game with seattle. he get it to home plate with a little bounce. sam, bob and bernadette were hosting
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
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 >>> 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
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
Aug 7, 2010 11:00pm EDT
george's county. detectives found their bodies friday in river dale. dale ballard. the suspects are connected to the victim for the sale of marijuana. the victims are now identified as a 3-year-old, 4-year-old, mother and their aunt all shot to death. >>> turning now to afghanistan where ten medical aid workers were gunned down in cold blood. six of them were americans. the taliban took responsibility for the slaying claiming the christian aid group was a spy mission. the mission ourries went from village to village to treat hundreds of people for eye disorders and illnesses. >>> elena kagan is now the newest member of the supreme court. she was sworn in this afternoon. terrell brown reports on details from the ceremony. >> i, elena kagan, do solemnly swear. >> reporter: elena kagan was sworn in saturday as the 112th supreme court justice, the fourth woman ever to serve on the bench. >> congratulations. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: in the room were friends, family members and colleagues, including the two other women she'll begin serving with in october. justices ruth bader
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
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
Jun 19, 2010 11:00pm EDT
a prince george's county restaurant last week. brown's incredible legacy touched many people. >> reporter: it was said at his funeral that he knew law enforcement alone was not enough to solve crime. on his own time, he formed a mentoring group for young people. ♪ [music] ♪ those who knew the slain trooper said he gave back to his community. wesley brown's life is celebrated, though he died a violent death. >> he did more with 24 years than some people do with 60. . he changed so many lives so fast. >> reporter: he was shot last week working a second security job at applebee's restaurant. an angry patron removed by brown came back and shot him. hundreds of police officers honored the trooper. >> i was not privileged enough to have gotten to know wesley brown in life, but i wish i had. through his actions, service, and good works, he embodied all of the goodness. >> reporter: at 21, brown formed a mentoring group to give support and friendship to younger men. >> wesley introduced me to some of the most amazing people i could meet. now i have a family here. i am no longer a
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
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
Aug 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
the tenth family pet shot or killed by prince george's sheriff's deputies since 2004. >>> we're learning of medical medics that were gunned down. tonight we know that one of the victims was a minnesota nurse. he earned his degree right here in baltimore at john hopkins university. tonight terrell brown has the very latest. >> reporter: in cabul, investigators identified the workers killed. investigators say the workers were killed execution style as they were getting ready to leave work. >>> his wife libby says he felt this was his calling. >> you would want me to see it, he's just an ordinary christian doing what god wanted him to do. he was bringing care to afghanistan. >>> dr. thomas grant, also dead. he quit his practice in colorado to help impoverished children. >> he was a very kind person. >> reporter: and glen lack who helped victims of hurricane katrina and rita. the taliban took responsibility for the attack. clinton called the attack, a dispickable act of violence. >> he gave his life in afghanistan, and that's where he was called to as a family and that's where he wi
Jul 18, 2010 11:00pm EDT
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Mar 26, 2011 11:00pm EDT
ferraro lost the election to ronald reagan and george h.w. bush in a landslide that november. she never again held public office, losing bids for the senate in 1992 and '98. she was diagnosed with multiple my loma in 1998 and underwent treatment for years. recently, the cancer caused severe complications. doctors say she was surrounded by family when she passed away. geraldine ferraro was 75 years old. alexis christoforous, wjz "eyewitness news." >> and maryland senator mikulski called ferraro a path- breaking figure. she paved the way for millions of women across the country. >>> it was a working weekend in the maryland house of delegates where lawmakers approved a plan to let you now buy wine and have it shipped to your home. another bill passed that bans companies from using your credit score when you are looking for a job. the governor still has to sign both pieces of legislation. >>> a safety sweep. baltimore city firefighters are trying to prevent people from dying in fires. firefighters went door-to-door installing fire alarms. they picked this neighborhood because a man died in
Nov 20, 2010 11:00pm EST
families. >>> baltimore count yip and prince george's county hosted the adoption ceremonies today. >>> it was an adoption of a different kind in baltimore as well. the adopted turkey event gives complete meals across the citypton was started by a baltimore father and his family 12 years ago. this year, they hope to help more than 17,000 people enjoy a good thanksgiving meal. yes, if you haven't planned your menu yet, that is right around the corner. >>> we have a lot under to report minutes ahead on wjz including an unwanted breast exam. a flight attendant outraged with security. >>> catholics and condoms. the pope's flip-flop regarding safe sex. >>> and new threats against bristol palin on the set of a popular tv show. >>> i'm mike schuh on the east side building more than just a garden on building patterson park. >>> i'm tim williams in for bernadette woods. a little chilly now. how does the holiday week shape up? the answer in the complete updated first warning forecast is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's 45 degrees and partly cloud write in central maryland right now. the complete
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