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Jan 11, 2017 5:00am EST
. joes taking on george mason. a little over two minutes left , in the game and hawks down by one, it is brendan kas bar strong to the basket. st. joes up by one. patriots respond, otis livingston with the hand in his face, he knocks down a three, george mason they are a winner 75-67. >>> with so much skilled big man and so many minutes to go around brett brown has had the task of figuring out who plays and who toss than the. right now reshawn holmes and jahlil oak for are odd men out , sixers at practice yesterday big ja working hard at winning his term again. third pick in the 2015 draft has been a dnp over last two games but says he will be fine >> it is an unfortunate situation. i'm now the person who is sitting out. obviously it is in the where i want to be, i know i'm not that type of layer for dnp but that is what it is right now. coach brown has been a phenomenal communicator with me and i know in the long runny will be fine. >> so while gentleman league sits out joel embiid is making his case for nba all-star game to give the campaign a boost innings isers are offering shirley t
CBS
Jul 16, 2015 5:00am EDT
shooting. >> well, former president george hw bush is waking up in the hospital in maine this morning after falling down in his home. the forty-first president broke and bone in his neck after yesterday's fall. now his spokesmen tweeted that bush is fine but he will to have wear a neck brace. bush has ought form of parkinson's that requires him to use a execute tore get around. at 91 years old he is the oldest living former president. >>> happening today, new jersey governor chris christie is focusing on criminal justice during a visit to camden. he will reportedly call forgiving non-violent drug offenders a better shot at rebuilding their lives while keeping violent criminals off the the street. christie will visit hope hall that has a correctional treatment program for adult male offenders. >>> reforming the criminal justice system was a ongoing theme at 106th annual naacp convention here in philadelphia it wrapped up yesterday with remarks from u.s. attorney general loretta lynch. she too addressed the criminal justice system, also speaking former president bill clinton. he spoke a
CBS
Jan 29, 2010 5:00pm EST
no time in talking about killing george tiller. rotor admitted to killing the doctor, but he said he did so to prevent abortions. >> reporter: scott rotor admitted he killed dr. george tiller. but the wichita jury had to decide, was it murder? >> we, the jury, find scott rotor guilty of first-degree murder. >> reporter: no emotion was shown as the verdict was read. last may, rotor walked into a sunday church service and shot tiller in the head. >> someone just walked into our church and shot someone. >> somebody shot someone? >> yes. dr. george tiller was shot. >> i did what i thought was needed to be done to protect the children. i shot him. >> reporter: after the verdict, prosecutors told the jury, they had to convict rotor. >> this is a man, who given the opportunity would probably do it again. >> reporter: tiller's family issued a statement. we hope that george can be remembered for his legacy of service to women, the help he provided for those who needed it, and the love and happiness he provided us as a husband, father, and grandfather. >> reporter: defense attorneys were count
CBS
Apr 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
, though, just before 4:00. investigators say no one was hurt. >>> prince george's county police, still under fire for a brutal attack for a university of maryland student. video of that attack has sparked outrage. and tonight, two more officers have been suspended. but this is not the first time the department has been caught in controversy. wjz investigates. mike hellgren is live at the county police headquarters, with more on the department's pass. >> reporter: kai, we just learned about those two suspension. those are all with pay. >> reporter: before this video of officers beating a university of maryland student sparks nationwide outrage. rinse george -- prince george's county police face a string of high-profile charms. -- charges. >> somebody is trying to kill me. >> get on the ground! >> reporter: including this taped beating of an unarmed man during a traffic stop wjz showed you last year. >> give me. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: he settled with the county last month for more than $125,000. and in 2008, a prince george's s.w.a.t. team raided the home of berwyn heights may
CBS
Feb 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
testimony today in the trial of george huguely. police describe evidence of a violent encounter between the final couple. adam may stays on the story, where moments later the medical examiner explains how yeardley love died. >> reporter: that medical examiner is still on the stand. based on those results, he is presenting a laundry list of injuries that came here to study and ended up in a body bag. medical experts and police paint a picture of a violent struggle between former uva lacrosse players george huguely and yeardley love. in court, the court heard the medical examiner describe the injuries. the doctor also testified love had bruises to her hand, forearms, buttox and arms. love also suffered hemorrhaging in the neck, an indication that pressure could have cut off her circulation. earlier, the defense testified that george huguely had bruises on his knuckles. defense attorneys questioning police about huguely's injuries are eluding that some of the injuries may have been caused by lacrosse. when prosecutors firsthanded the copy of those autopsy photos to the defense team. you ca
CBS
Jun 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
neighborhood. for more information you can log on to our website. >> the wife of george zimmerman is being charged with lying to a judge. prosecutors say that shelly zimmerman lied about her finances during a bond hearing for her husband. george zimmerman was granted $150,000 bond for a hearing and released. the judge revoked the bond after state's attorney says the couple lied about how much money they raised from a website. george zimmerman pleaded not guilty in a shooting. >>> live in the news room with more on a bizarre case. >> reporter: can explosion came from land triggering a rescue effort. two calls came within five minutes using the same radio transmitter the coast guard is offering a reward leading to an arrest. >> they're making a false distress call. there's a maximum penalty and reimbursement to the coast guard for the coast of the search. >> a huge wild fire in colorado continues to burn out of control. firefighters are battling a -- by plane and air. >> reporter: a massive blanket of smoke stretches for miles across colorado. the flames continue to spread. more than 43,000
CBS
May 27, 2010 5:00pm EDT
schools is at the center of a cheating scandal tonight. george washington elementary was praised by the white house, and in the end, test tampering cost the principal her career. wjz is live at the school. mike is there. he breaks down how investigators exposed the story. >> reporter: kai, it was eraser marks on tests, thousands of suspicious ones that revealed the truth, and the whistle blower, a parent, believes the head of city schools should take more accountability. 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 someone was cheating to raise the standardized test scores were so shocking. >> actually, it was some of the children who came to me and brought the concern to me. >> reporter: this parent said they told her the principal was helping them complete tests. harding went straight to the heads of city and state schools. >> this went on for a ye
CBS
Jan 18, 2017 5:00pm EST
. >>> it has been about a month since the death of singer george michael and new we are hearing from his childhood best friend, he talks about michael's demons and questions he wants answered >>> a georgia man is facing charges tonight after his two unleashed pit bulls mixes mauled two children on their way to the school bus. this is the suspect cameron tucker, police say his dogs attacked two children in at the plant, five-year old siray sanders was found unresponsive by neighbors and is hospitalized, six year-old logan brots is also in the hospital. his hotter discovered him on the ground. >> we heard screaming from the house, and everybody came around, and i saw the one child, laying on the ground, and everybody still trying to find the other kids. >> atlanta police shoot and injured one of the two dogs involved in the attack, both are now in the custody of animal control, authorities say it is possible a third dog may have been also involved. >>> authorities want the courts to deny bond for suspect in the shooting of an orlando police officer. forty-one year-old markeith lloyd was ta
CBS
Jan 19, 2017 5:00am EST
presidential correspondence coming up after "eyewitness news" on cbs this morning. >>> george hw bush and first lady barbara bush remain in the hospital. nine two-year old former president went the two hospital on saturday for respiratory issues. yesterday he went in intensive care to address a problem stemming from pneumonia, first lady barbara bush now 91 went the two same hospital yesterday for fatigue and coughing. the a family spokesmen says that the the first lady's problems are in the serious. >>> the man accused of killing an orlando police officer is expected to appear in front of the judge later today. forty-one year-old markeith lloyd ace accused of shooting lieutenant deborah clayton in a wal-mart parking lot last week. meantime florida officials say president-elect donald trump has reach out to clayton's house want. their conversation was described as brief, touching and private conversation between two husbands. lloyd is accused in the death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend. >>> closer to home, 20 year-old drexel student joseph rose liz will appear the in the center ci
CBS
Jan 19, 2017 5:00pm EST
nominees that the president wants. >> reporter: and you work for george w. bush, you have been inside an administration, and how critical are these next 100 days for them. >> they are extremely chris will california. the president, there is a lot of contempt for this president still out there. so, we have seen it locally in philadelphia with our members of the congress boycotting this election. i think first 100 days are still people unfortunately not rooting for the president. it its time for the president to get some easy, early wins in the first 100 days and prove to america and some of the detractors he can deliver for the entire nation and not just those that voted for him. >> that would be your add rise >> absolutely. >> you have done inaugural events before in the past how did this measure up in terms of the the crowd size, events what do you think. >> well, i'm very excited about the events that are starting tonight, obviously, you know, we have seen so much activity around town. is there so many people that have come in. i think that we're expecting huge crowd tomorrow, and i th
CBS
Mar 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to fight the charges and remain in office. >>> tonight, there is new surveillance video of george zimmerman being taken to the police station, right after he shot and killed trayvon martin in florida. the video is igniting a new debate over this neighborhood tragedy. >> reporter: this video shows george zimmerman, the night he shot trayvon martin. zimmerman's lawyer says his client acted in self-defense because he was attacked by the teenager and had his nose broken. but the martin family's attorney says the video shows no evidence of that. >> thank god for surveillance video because obviously there was a conspiracy to cover up the truth and sweep trayvon martin's death under the rug. >> reporter: in the police report, officers did write that zimmerman's nose was bloody. after interviewing neighborhood watch in the area, authorities let him go. that decision continues to stir protest around the country and the national media are now camped out in sanford, covering the story around the clock. >> reporter: sanford police are warning reporters they could be arrested for stalking, if
CBS
Jun 18, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, former penn state assistant george anderson. he said he and other coaches were around. he testified he didn't consider it inappropriate. a lawyer for one of the accusers says it doesn't seem like a strong defense to him. >> to persuade someone that mr. sandusky did was right by trying to establish that well people shower all the time, i don't think takes you very far. >> reporter: sandusky is charged with 51 counts of sexually abusing 10 boys on penn state's campus and his home. he met most of his accusers through his charity for at risk children. the judge told jurors it looks like the defense and prosecution will have everything wrapped up by wednesday with closing argumenting and jury deliberations starting tuesday. the defense may call sandusky's wife dotty and members of joe paterno's family and one of the last to testify may be sandusky himself. >> the lawyer has to see where things stand. >> reporter: the prosecution wrapped up its case with the mother of a boy sandusky is accused of raping. he testified her son had behavior problems after spending time with sandusky. she als
CBS
Feb 22, 2012 5:00pm EST
, about 40 feet away, george huguely, is sitting in a small holding cell, waiting to find out his punishment. >> reporter: george huguely walked into court for deliberation day, his fate hanging in the balance. his pants oversized. a drastic change in appearance for the lacrosse player who is accused of fatally beating his girlfriendiard low -- girlfriend, yeardley love, from cockeysville. sandness -- sadness in love's mother, who broke down many times during testimony. and strong empathy from the prosecutor, dave chapman, who actually cried during closing arguments saturday. he wants jurors to convict huguely of first- or second- degree murder. >> not a slam-dunk case for the commonwealth. >> it is very difficult to read the fays of a juror. the jurors all have that poker face on them. they don't betray their emotions. >> reporter: defense attorneys argue their client didn't mean to kill yashedly -- yeardley love. and they hope jurors come back with a manslaughter conviction. they also call the this doctor to cast a shadow of doubt over the cause of death. >> and again, how do yo
CBS
Jan 28, 2010 5:00pm EST
kill late-term abortion provider, dr. george tiller. >> why did you kill him? >> if someone did not stop him, they were going to continue to die. the babies were going to continue to die. >> reporter: rotor said he was trying to save lives. it was a sunday morning last may, when rotor walked into a wichita church, put a pistol to tiller's head and pulled the trigger. >> somebody came and some shot someone in our church. >> somebody shot someone. >> yes. dr. george tiller. >> reporter: rotor showed little emotion as he answered questions about abortion and those who perform them. >> what are you feelings on abortion. sphrz from conception forward, it is murder. >> i will not allow this courtroom to turn into a forum or referendum or a debate on abortions. >> reporter: a murder conviction could put rotor in prison for life. a manslaughter conviction would mean about five years. if the judge allows jurors to consider the manslaughter charge, prosecutors fear it may encourage other abortion rights opponents to use violence. the case could go to the jury by the weekend. >>> the testimony
CBS
Apr 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
angela quarry is expected to press state charges against george zimmerman. the volunteer neighborhood watch captain who said he shot the unarmed 17-year-old in self- defense. the martin family has been calling on prosecutors to charge zimmerman with murder. >> for the last 44 days, it has been a nightmare. and this is coming from a mother's perspective. >> reporter: martin's parents spoke in washington, d.c., where civil rights leaders met with u.s. attorney general eric holder. he says the justice department is looking into possible federal civil rights charges. >> that at every level of today's justice department, preventing and combatting youth violence and victimization is and will continue to be a top priority. >> reporter: police here in sanford are taking steps to keep the peace. once the prosecutor makes her announcement. >> reporter: zimmerman is going to have to figure out his legal defense. the two attorneys representing him quit yesterday after he stopped talking to them. in sanford, florida, randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> zimmerman's former attorneys say they a
CBS
Nov 24, 2016 5:00am EST
lady handlers of the curious george balloon because i was very far away. maybe that curious george but i stand corrected these are the tweetie bird ladies, you guys. so what brings you out so early in the morning. this is the first year for you. >> this is first year that we are in the parade but certainly not the first year watching the parade. i grew up watching it. i grew up in south philadelphia. we would walk up, you know, to market street every year and watch santa climb up the fireman's ladder at gymballs and that is the official start of the christmas. it is a really special time, special memory and then as our children's were growing up and as you can see, we're grown up, she actually got an e-mail a couple months ago and asked me if i, she said mom, didn't you want to be a balloon handler in the balloon and i said yes. she said well, i just got an e-mail asking yes, do it. she signed us up. here we are. so yes, making new memories now. >> reporter: so, how much training have you under gone for this? >> well, not too much training, we did all have to go down to channel 6a
CBS
Dec 26, 2016 5:00am EST
british pop soup after star george michael. >> that of course was michael's 1984 hit wake me up before you go-go, with the group wham. michael manager said the singer died of heart fame your on christmas morning, george michael was 53. >> and, an update now on star wars actress carrie fisher. her mother, debbie reynolds, tweeted her daughter was this stable condition. also frank dollars france and prayers for good wishes, after reportedly suffered heart attack from london to los angeles friday night. besides her role as princess lay a, star wars fisher also known for her memoirs, such as wishful drinking. >> back here at home police trying to figure out what sparked second floor house fire in delaware county. the fire department responds today call on marlboro lane just before 2:00 p.m. it caused extensive damage. >> in the crawlspace of the attic and the second floor. so once it gets in the walls, we have to try to find it before it gets too extensive. >> and firefighters were able to put out the flames before it reached the first floor. no one was hurt. >> for look at newspape
CBS
Feb 23, 2012 5:00pm EST
fate. >> reporter: right before that verdict was read, george huguely made the sign of the cross. and hours later, when he found out he could be let out of prison when he was 50 years old, he put his hands over his face and started to weep. the former lacrosse player found guilty of second-degree murder could serve 26 years in prison. >> there is definitely this unresolved tension about it. >> i think that it's fair. >> i think second-degree murder fair was pretty fair. >> reporter: the verdict came after nine hours of deliberations. jurors did not believe huguely planned to kill his ex- girlfriend yeardley love. but they also didn't think it was an accident. instead, they ruled the beating death in her off-campus apartment in may 2010 was an intentional disregard for human life. love's mother and sister from cockeysville moved many to tears when they testified during sentencing. lexy love said, quote, i never wanted something so bad in my life than i have to see yeardley's face again of. >> there are no winners in this case. there's nothing but loss everywhere. our hearts go out
CBS
Apr 22, 2016 5:00pm EDT
served in the clinton and george w. bush administrations we asked him about police and community relations, something that has been strained recently across the country. >> the good cops don't want dirty cops because it gives everybody else a bad name and it is probably true in every other profession, doctor nurse, teacher, you name i had. we have a responsibility and a obligation not only to protect and serve but to honor the civil rights and civil liberties and to be the protect or of those, for all of the citizens. >> reporter: but in the end john morganelli democratic district attorney in northampton county since 1992 says it is all about experience. he claims the most experience in the race. >> i have done 251st-degree murder cases, to verdict and i have taken off the street some of pennsylvania's most dangerous criminals. itch's asking voters to look at my record as a real prosecutor in the courtroom doing murder cases, doing investigating in the grand jury. >> reporter: all five men plan to crisscross pennsylvania through the election on tuesday. david spunt for cbs-3 "eye
CBS
Jun 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
in the newsroom with more on the violence. >> the shooting unfolded in a prince george's county neighborhood. the police cruiser's windows were shattered by bullets in lanham. a detective went to the area to interview a person of interest in an attempted abduction but when he arrived the man fired several shots so the detective returned fire. the suspect was found dead in the road, the detective was not hurt. >>> new calls for action in baltimore county after a taken dies in an altercation with an off-duty police officer. wjz investigates live at randall town high where a vigil will get underway in just hours. mike. >> reporter: mary, this is where 17-year-old christopher brown went to school and where loved ones will gather in prayer tonight amid questions over his final moments alive and the role of officers when they're off-duty. more than one week after teenager christopher brown died, no one has been arrested or charged. police say brown was killed after an altercation with off- duty baltimore county police officer james laborde, leaving his family outraged. >> it's still u
CBS
Oct 23, 2013 5:00pm EDT
sixth maryland casino in prince george's county. >>> if you're waiting for someone to get home from work, let's check on the roads with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. >>> well, a lot of act 50 out there. watch for delays from timonium to belfast. average speed only about 25 miles an hour. west side inner loop, stop and go past liberty road. northbound 95. delays from 32 to 100. then a couple of new accidents that have popped up. 25 northbounda at 70. north point boulevard at east baltimore street. let's now take a live look. you can see, we still vay lot of traffic out there, on the beltway, inner and outer loop, around security boulevard. and we'll take a live look west of york road. this traffic report is brought to you by pnc bank. see your business cash flow in a whole new way. go to pnc.com/cash flow insight. >>> tonight is a one-dog night. >> it will be a little chilly, compared to what we would normal he expect. west winds feeling like 45 out. if you're addressed to go out, don't dress for 42, dress for 45. come back and look at chilly temps after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Dec 7, 2015 5:00am EST
planes, george acbs correspondent brian web report. >> president jimmy carter broke the news at sunday bible study. told crowd of 200 people quote when i went in this week, they didn't find anything at all. carter announced last sum their melanoma had spread from his liver to four spots on his brain. he said his fate was in the hand of god. >> i'm expect if ily at ease with that. >> the 91 year old continued volunteer work, building home, for habitat for humanity, after treatment began in august. an mri test showed the cancer was responding to treatment. >> on sunday, carter confirmed in a statement, his most recent brain scan did not reveal any signs of the original cancer spot nor any new ones. the former president, said, he would continue to receive regular doses of a new treatment that helps the bod he i's immune system fight cancer. brian web, for cbs news, new york. >>> five americans known for their contributions to the arts recognize the kennedy center honors. late show host, steven colbert, hosed the gala for the second time. >> before we go on, avenue quick announcement. the
CBS
Apr 25, 2016 5:00pm EDT
take a while. >> that is very nice. >>> coming up, why young prince george sent a tweet to president obama. we have that and more when w >>> well, britain's prince george, is quite the fashion icon that bathrobe he wore, while greeting president obama last week, well, it is already sold out. how about that. >> um-hmm. >> these are photos that everybody saw and talk b they set off fashion frenzy. you can see little george in his little robe, with his parents, prince william and kate. young royal tweeted a big thank you to america's first family for rocking horse he is riding there. they sent that to him when he was born. >> you knew robe thing would be sold out. >> when he came out with the robe with the little name on it. >> so cute. >> i got the to get one. does it come in big guys sizes. >> that is ball erstad us right there when you have the president in your room. >> yes, that is right. >> nice to see. thank you you for the horse. >> thanks for the horse. >> kate has our temperatures, it is a beautiful day. >> beautiful, if you like it in the 80's, tomorrow it will not
CBS
Jun 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
were caught doing on the job. >> george zimmerman repairs for another -- prepares for another bail hearing. will the judge allow him to go free again. >> what do you love about baltimore? that's what one organization is asking and the uncensored view is being put up on social media. i'm mike schuh, the story next. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> it is 5:30, 95 degrees and sunny. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. here are some stories people are talking at tonight. it takes something really big to change a skyline. that's exactly what's happening to the port of baltimore. alex reports four cranes that barely fit under the bay and key bridges are about to climb higher. >> using a tug boat two with years ago -- 2 years ago the governor announced the port of baltimore will be growing to grow jobs. >> it's going to support 2,700 permanent jobs to handle the increased container traffic. >> last week the steel backbone barely fit under the bay bridge. four big cranes built in china on the way to handle a new generation of gigantic cargo ships. >> that puts the port of baltimore
CBS
Nov 10, 2016 5:00am EST
of the time out paul george find room and he knocks it down. they are tied at 109. they helped to overtime. they can win it there, right? 1:30 left, sergio rodriguez loses it, paul george flushes it, sixers lose another winnable game 122-115. they are zero ape seven. they will play indiana tomorrow night. >>> at four and four eagles can ill afford to lose the remaining eight contests of the season. bad news they finished out with three more divisional games, three games against teams that made playoffs a year ago and this year a match up with the league's best offense. carson wentz and bird will take on the atlanta falcons sunday at one looking to break a two game losing streak. they are in last place in the nfc east so there is little margin for error and they know now is the time to turn it around. positive news as bird look to stop falcons high flying attack, defensive tackle will bennie logan will return sunday after missing three games with the the groin injury. he was knocked out of the game against washington, back in week number five. >>> so eagles need a win, sixers need
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Nov 12, 2010 5:00pm EST
his home in handcuffs. tonight, prince george's county executive and his wife facing charges. alexalex demetrick is in greenbelt with the latest. >> reporter: just a few minutes ago, the judge announced the charges against p.g. county executive jack johnson and his wife leslie. each face two counts of violating federal law. the first count is tampering with a witness. the second count is destruction or falsification of evidence in a federal investigation. if convicted, these charges carry maximum punishments of 20 years in prison, and a $250,000 fine. johnson and his wife were taken into custody earlier today. we are still await thing -- awaiting confirmation. but there are reports that johnson has been the target of an investigation for the last two years. the fbi has searched their homes and johnson's office. more details are still unfolding upstairs in federal court. and we'll bring them as soon as woo can. again, two counts of violating federal law for jack johnson and his wife, leslie johnson. he is just finishing up eight years and his wife was just elected to county co
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Aug 24, 2010 5:00pm EDT
hit by a dodge ram pickup truck. taken to prince george's medical county. he is now listed in severe condition. the driver was not hurt. >>> new word about the economy after another disappointing report about the housing market. vic has more. >> responding almost instantly of news. the national association of realtors says sales hit their lowest levels since 1995. home sales have tumbled since a home buyer tax credit expired. the dow jones industrials average, briefly dipped below 10,000. at the end of the day, the dow is down 134. and the s&p and nasdaq also lost ground. experts say the nation's high unemployment rate of 9.5%, is also keeping sales down. >>> recently, banks have also been selective in giving loans, which could be freezing out many potential buyers. >>> a major announcement from the u.s. department of education today that affects maryland in a very big way. our state is named as a race to the top grant winner and will spend $3.4 billion with washington, d.c. and 8 other states. -- will split this with washington, d.c. and eight other states. >> reporter: 35 states ac
CBS
Jun 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
trooper brown was ambushed outside this prince georges county applebee's friday. that's where he was working off- duty security. early in the evening, security cameras show him escorting 27- year-old cyril williams out of the restaurant. >> believe we have arrested all the principal suspects and that the motive was mr. williams was upset that he was kicked out of the restaurant. nothing more, nothing less. >> reporter: court papers obtained by wjz reveal the alleged accomplice anthony milton confessed, but police are not saying who pulled the trigger. there's a growing memorial outside the trooper's home. >> one of the most nicest persons you'll ever meet. >> reporter: this cousin says he's glad that the police worked so hard to make the arrests. both suspects have prior rap shoots. we asked governor o'malley for his reaction. >> we need to continue to work and honor their sacrifice by improving our criminal justice system every day. there's no way to make sense of this particular incident. >> that was adam may reporting for us. police and brown's family have announced plans for
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Feb 21, 2017 5:00pm EST
news" first he settled town and thousand babies. >> we are hearing from actor george clooney for the first time since we learn his wife, amal, is pregnant with twins coming up in the next half an hour. >>> pro sorts is about winning but for one philly, accepting failure has changed his career , up next, extraordinary story of michael saunders, we will be >>> it was just a sight i wouldn't wish on anyone. >> a mother watched in horror as her baby struggled to breathe, but this story has a happy ending. you this it this at 6:00 meet the philadelphia police officers who saved jason's life ape hear about the new bond formed between a thankful family and these brothers in blue. >>> don bell joins with us sports and we're getting to know a little something about the new comer, special story. >> little import from toronto, if stuff. >> batting average, fielding position in the grand scheme of life, just numbers. but for phillies outfielder michael saunders, family is thumb one. the leslie van arsdal has shore. >> reporter: michael saunders just may be the power hitter till is have been look
CBS
Jan 13, 2017 5:00am EST
governor christie of failing to act to re-open the lanes on the george washington bridge. they were ordered closed in a alleged political revenge plot for not endorsing the governor back in 2013. two of christie's former aides were convicted for their role in the plot. >> governor christie former runningmate has thrown her hat into the ring to be new jersey's next governor. lieutenant governor kim guy danno filed paperwork with the garden state yesterday to run in the republican primary. she is new jersey's first lieutenant governor and was elected along with christie back in 2009, and re-elect in the 2013. the primary is june 6th. >> y? new jersey now, a welcome improvement for atlantic city casinos with their first revenue increase in ten years. new jersey gambling regulators released the casino's earnings yesterday. casinos won 2.6 billion from gamblers in 2016, increasing 1.5% from just a year earlier. internet gambling also played a part. rising to nearly $197 million up more than 32%. the last time ac's casino revenue went up, was back in 2006. >> people in the midwest are due
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Oct 19, 2009 5:00pm EDT
- involved shooting in prince george's county. it's the third one to happen in the college park area, in as many days. and this time, it's fatal. >> this is the scene of the crime of college park 7 eleven. police george's county police officers say a man walked into the store sunday afternoon and announced a robbery. >> he locked the door behind him. so as we were setting up our perimeter and waiting for our conflict negotiation team to come out, he suddenly came out of the establishment, with the knives. we released the k-9 in an attempt to disarm him. but he continued at the officers. we have several officers fired shot and hit him. >> reporter: it was the suspect, not the employees, who called 911. >> while he was in the store, he actually called 911 himself. i guess when he saw us setting up outside, he said that he wasn't going to be taken alive, that officers were going to have to do what they had to do. he was also shirtless. it's possible he may have been under the influence of something. we don't know. that would be part of the investigation. >> reporter: the officers involv
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Apr 14, 2010 5:00pm EDT
now come forward to police internal affairs here in prince george's county. >> reporter: the fbi is now investigating the beating of 21- year-old university of maryland student john mckenna. this video, obtained by wjz has sparked outrage across the country, and among top elected leaders. >> we can't have any tolerance for police brutality. and at the same time, there is a process that needs to be going through here. >> reporter: the tape, shot by another student, after a rowdy basketball victory celebration, shows mckenna skipping toward police. three officers rushed toward hip, repeatedly hitting his leg -- head, torso, and legs. mckenna's grandfather wants swift action taken. >> they should go to jail. my opinion is either assault with intent to murder or assault with intent to maim, both of which are felonies in the state of maryland. >> reporter: he's also concerned about mounted national park police officers who did not stop the beating. >> they have an absolute responsibility to do something. >> as far as beating, if you want to call it beating, i have no comment, i cannot sp
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Jul 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
prince george's county, a 12-year-old boy is charged with the beating death of a 4- year-old girl. the medical examiner says the little girl died if blunt force trauma. the 12-year-old suspect is being held at the chelten ham youth facility. >>> the neighborhood watch volunteer, accused of murdering a florida teenager, trayvon martin, could soon go free. randall pink ston reports for wjz. a judge has granted george zimmerman bail for a second time. >> reporter: a judge set bail for george zimmerman at $1 million. that's a lot more than the $150,000 bond he was released on in april. but the judge revoked that bond last month, after prosecutors said zimmerman and his wife misled the court about their finances. the couple didn't tell the court they had collected more than $100,000 in online donations. zimmerman's attorney said last week, he is hoping those who donated will reach into their pocket again. >> it's going to take a lot of money to get them out of bond and a lot of money to put up a good defense for them. >> reporter: the judge wrote that zimmerman's actions might have sug
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Sep 17, 2009 5:00pm EDT
george washington hospital for elective back surgery. the idea is pinched nerves along the spine. a common cause of back pain in older adults. mr. cheney is 68 years old and has a history of heart trouble, having suffered his 40 heart attack in august 2000. >>> a missile defense system would provide more defense. but as karen brown reports, critics are calling it a wrong- head headed policy that weakens our national security. >> reporter: president obama is pulling the plug on a bush-era missile defense plan and launching his own. >> it is more comprehensive than the previous program. it deploys capabilities that are proven and cost effective. >> former president george w. bush wanted to guard against the threat from iran. placing interceptors in the czech republic. something russia never liked. and relations between moscow soured. >> president obama's announcement comes just ahead of the russian president's visit here to the u.n. general assembly. and it could raise more support for the u.s. in its fight against the taliban and iran's nuclear ambitions. >> reporter: defense secreta
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Aug 31, 2010 5:00pm EDT
george's county -- prince george's county. all of these counties have very, very important graces. and we have a tendency sometimes to get that the pri -- forget that the primary is as important as the general. >> reporter: and every vote counts, which is why there is gung ho support. >> this is still new to people as i encounter them on the street. and all of us have been having conversations going door to door, about the nuances of early vote. >> reporter: early voting starts in maryland, friday, september 3rd. each will have one to five locations to choose from. there will be five locations each in baltimore city and count i, anne arundel, prince george's, and montgomery county. the majority of counties will each have one. marylanders voted for the idea in 2008. >> people would say, i don't have time. make it easier. get rid of their excuses so they can do it. >> there's not going to be a whole lot of people. >> now, people will really have no excuse for not voting. you can vote six days before the election. i think it's worked very well in 32 other states. >> reporter: it may
CBS
Jul 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
trayvon martin wore the night he was shot and killed by neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman. the photos are just some of the evidence being released to others by the prosecutors. mark straus ford reports for wjz from sanford, florida. >> includes granny images and bloodstained shirts with a bullet hole. another shows fragments from the fatal bullet. also, transfers. then a lead investigator with sanford police. he told agents, george zimmerman followed martin, based on his attire, because of the hoody, and not skin color. high said zimmerman's story seemed scripted. they told the fbi, zimmerman had no racial tragics. -- prejudices. >> we don't know if he's a racist or not. >> benjamin crump is a lawyer for sebrinna fulton. trevon martin's mother. >> all we know is that for some reason, he profiled trayvon martin as a criminal. and the only thing he knew about him was he was a young black man, walking with a hoody. nothing more. >> reporter: zimmerman was suspicious of martin. in the years before the shooting, zimmerman called six times to report suspicious activity. in one r
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Jun 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
for people who sweat too much. >>> revealing testimony of george zimmerman's bond hearing. will the judge allow him to get out of jail? >>> amateur musicians get the opportunity of a lifetime. i'm jessica kartalija. i'll explain next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> it's just before 5:30. 100 degrees and partly sunny. good evening. thank you for staying with wjz eyewitness news. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. maryland deals with a dangerous heat wave that will last for days. it's not a good time for yard work in bel air. this man is on the grueling task of mowing his front lawn. as the mercury hits 100 degrees in some parts of the state. people are staying hydrated at a barbecue in west baltimore and finding a shady spot to enjoy their food. these can quickly cause problems for anyone spending time outside. >>> and there's little relief in the forecast, unfortunately. right now, a heat advisory remains in effect across maryland. wjz is tracking the temperatures with extensive first warning weather coverage. let's check in with meteorologist tim williams and bob tur
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Jul 18, 2014 5:00pm EDT
didn't even get close. buba watson could not name one. >> rory mcilroy said george lucas. just for your information, guys it is john, paul, george and ringo. >> george harrison, not george lucas. >>> members of the philadelphia orchestra, no doubt have no problem naming the beatles. next week the philadelphians will orchestrate two performances of a beatles tribute show, the classical mystery tour at the kimmel center. >> in eye on the arts, pat ciarrocchi has story of two artist whose typically play beethoven but they are ready for the beatles. >> ♪ >> reporter: they look kind of like john, paul, george and ringo but will sound as close as you can get. >> literally they are playing transcriptions of what the beatles did. >> classical twist, in orchestration by the philadelphia orchestra. >> ♪ >> we actually get a the lieutenant of inspiration, musical inspiration, spiritual inspiration, from groups like the beatles. >> if i had chance to sing along. >> reporter: don who plays, wanted to be ringo as a kid. >> i was, you know, whacking the cardboard boxes, you know, just to try
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Dec 27, 2016 5:00am EST
has to meet with the school officials to explain his side. last saturday, george tweeted: all i want for christmas is white genocide. he told the associated press the message was meant to be satirical, mocking what he called the imaginary concept of white genocide, which he says, was invented by white supremecist. >>> in a statement, drexel he will university says while the university recognizes the right of it faculty to freely express their thoughts and finance in public debate, the professor comments are utterly reprehensible, deeply disturbing, and do not in anyway reflect the values of the university. the university is taking this situation very seriously. the protest or react today drexel's statement saying it sends a chilling message. he also says he's received hundreds of death threats since his original post. >>> well, a pod cast sparks a back and forth between our current president and our president-elect. that is after president obama says he's confident he would have won the presidency again. mr. trump was quick to disagree, roxannea has the latest from new york. >>
CBS
Dec 6, 2011 5:00pm EST
headed to federal prison. mike hellgren reports from prince george's county on the fate of former county executive and state's attorney jack johnson. >> reporter: johnson will get more than seven years in prison. his lawyers called that a death sentence. >> reporter: johnson, once the leader of maryland's second largest county, sold has office, accepting bribes from developers, prosecutors say worth more than $1 million and then laughing off the investigation. >> you know, able to bring somebody like me down, they brag their whole career. you know, our jobs. >> reporter: but he was not laughing in federal court when a judge ordered him to pay $100,000, seized his classic 1953 mercedes like this one, and sentenced him to seven years and three months in federal prison. >> corruption was so brazen, the people would assume that it's fiction. butun fortunately, it's reality. >> reporter: his lawyers begged the court for mercy, saying johnson now suffers from parkinsons disease and is close to being confined to a wheelchair. but video showed him playing golf after that. the judge said,
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Sep 26, 2013 5:00pm EDT
the people of prince george's county. his message about obama care. wjz eyewitness news at 6:00 starts now. >>> i'm dick carter. here's what people are talking about tonight. >>> we want to update breaking news. horrific multivehicle crash shuts down i-83 over the maryland line. sky 13 is over the scene. it happened on northbound 83 in pennsylvania eight miles over the maryland line. a number of vehicles are involved. magan is close to the scene and
CBS
Mar 30, 2011 5:00pm EDT
of millions to be used in educating. >> this will be money back to prince george's county, so it's huge. considering the fact that we're looking at transportation cuts. we're looking at teacher layoffs. so this is an important part of getting the money back to our county. >> reporter: managers worry customers will go somewhere else when it comes to big purchases. >> it is only an hour away. and for 9%, people will travel. >> reporter: and the bill goes to the house of delegates sometime next week. it already has a lot of support in that chamber. live in fells point, adam may, wjz eyewitness news. >> some senate republicans who voted against the bill say the education funding should be spread equally across the entire state. >> reporter: baltimore city will add dozens more speed cameras and continue road paving fire house closure. tonight, mike hellgren reports on what the mayor has on the balance of the city's budget. and who is getting the pay raise. >> reporter: baltimore's mayor proposes filling 300 vacant police officer positions and keeping the budget safety intact. but you'll
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Dec 27, 2016 5:00pm EST
, and just two years later george lucas cast her in star wars. >> after that blockbuster came empire strikes back in 1980. >> it looks like i'm stuck here. >> reporter: return of the jedi in 1983. fisher was also a author semi ought bee graph california novel post card from the edge her struggles with addiction and difficult relationship with her famous mother. >> you are jealous because i can drink and you cannot take drugs any longer. >> reporter: best seller became film starring shirley maclean and merrill streep, seven more books followed most recently this year princess di ary, and memoirs based on fisher's tiery while filming the star wars thrilling. she wrote been an affair with co-star harrison ford. the two once again pared up on the silver screen for 2015 film star wars the force awakens. fisher is repricing her role aspirin -- as, princess, alongside a other former cast mates. she had one daughter, actress billy lord, fisher was an advocate for mental health issues, openly seeking about her own battle with bipolar disorder. >> i was a kiddy used to say i would just love to
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Sep 16, 2014 5:00pm EDT
. >>> okay, trend to go day a life saving surgery, for gold fish. >> wow. >> george the gold fish developed a large growth on his head and having trouble eating and moving around. the his owners had him check out and they were told george had a brain tumor. the owners were given a choice either operator put the fish to sleep. they considered george a part of their family. >> just as important really, i mean, a lot of fish to their upon. they are boot if to sit and watch. >> george is back and doing very well and the vet says, get this, he could live another 20 plus years. >> wow. >> there you go. >> if you stick your hand in the air long enough someone may give you a high five. film maker in new york ran around the city giving unsuspecting people trying to hail a cab a high five. that had to be interesting. twenty-four year-old wasn't sure how people would react to the stunt but by looking at the video some people were amused, some maybe not so. >>> take a look at this pampered pooch, this dog in spain is taking full advantage of a few minutes of luxury, leaning into that, as the
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Oct 1, 2009 5:00pm EDT
mobile camera units at highway construction sites in prince george's and baltimore counties. pat warren reports, it's a pilot program that could be throughout the state. >> reporter: a speed camera pilot program is in effect to help safeguard construction workers like lori moser's husband rick. >> as he was working on the left-hand side, in the safety area, along the ranch, he was struck by a negligent driver. >> reporter: he was hit by a speeding car. >> reporter: speed was a factor. when he was hit, he was hit from behind. he didn't see it coming. and he was thrown 175 feet. >> reporter: the state highway administration is putting cameras here at the construction site on i-95 at prince george's county. cameras will also be used to clock speed on i-95 in whitemarsh. and here at 695 in charles street. there will be plenty of signs posted. >> reporter: by the time they get to the camera, they should know that there's automated enforcement. and should have a good idea that they need to slow down. >> reporter: the penalty is a $40 fine. cameras are legal in school zones. and at state highw
CBS
Jul 23, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. and highlights from chicago. i'll show you a perfect game. >>> and oriole relief pitcher george sherrill hears the rumors he could be traded. i'll speak with him when eyewitness news continues. >>> there is baseball. outside of baltimore. we hear the orioles talk about the importance of pitching. we see it at its best here in chicago. we say nobody is perfect. but we say it is possible for a pitcher. still, a perfect game has been thrown 18 times in major league history. history made in chicago today. with some drama. white sox lefty mark buehrle. every batter retires going into the 9th inning. deep drive. left center. duane to the fence. leaps up and robs the home run. another look. preserves the perfect game and check out the reactions from the pitcher mark buehrle. thank you very much. the chicago crowd anticipates the final two outs. there's the last of them. ground ball to short. that will be a 5-0, white sox win. and a perfect game for mark buehrle. his second major league no- hitter. he threw one against texas two years ago. but get this. burly got a congratulatory call f
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Apr 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
chief bill lee. lee was criticized for not guilty initially charging george zimmerman in the trayvon martin shooting. lee stepped down temporarily but issued his resignation today. it's unclear if lee will keep his position, zimmerman was released in bail today. >>> the charles family is being kept away from their home. >> reporter: isabel celis put their daughter to bed. suspicious circumstances were seen around an entry point. the parents of little isabel say they last saw her when they put her to bed on friday. the parents have been cooperating. back to you. >> police say they originally thought the child may have wandered off but that theory no longer holds. >>> the renewed search for clues in a 33-year-old missing child case in new york city comes up empty. police say the excavation of a manhattan basement yields it no obvious human remains and little forensic evidence. they were hoping for a case in the 1989 disappearance of a 6- year-old boy. the work space was once the work space for a man who was friendly with the child. >>> investigators say a 12th member of the mil
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Jul 21, 2014 5:00pm EDT
you inside the royal celebration for prince george, kathy? >>> in weather there is a a few extra clouds out there but guy in other steamy storm he weather before the break for the the weekend. we will take a look at that for the seven sometimes, caring for your neighbors means going the extra mile. when our patient, susan, mentioned her dad couldn't make it in to pearle vision to get his eyes checked... we went to him. and we realized, if he had trouble getting new glasses... he probably wasn't the only one. to us, eye care is about living dr. pearles legacy. building a trusting relationship with the person behind the eyes. this is genuine eye care, right in your neighborhood. this is pearle vision. >>> it now costs more to fly, thanks to higher tsa fees. the higher security fees were approved by congress, late last year to help balance the federal budget. the size of the fee depend on a traveler's itinerary, those booking non-stop flights will see some of the biggest price hikes. >>> well, pop star beyonce may not be a member of the rock and roll hall of fame but her outfits are
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Nov 10, 2010 5:00pm EST
baltimore attorney or the prince george's county, city state's attorney for filing criminal charges. back to you. >> all right, derek, thank you. >>> we have not been able to reach joe or his attorney for comment today. >>> near miss. a bomb shipped from yemen to the u.s. would have exploded over the east coast. that's what authorities-- if authorities had never found it. charlie d'agata works for wjz, with more on forensics. >> reporter: british police say an air mail bomb from yemen was designed to explode over the united states. investigators say the device exploded was diffused with just three hours to spare. it was hidden in a printer cartridge and packed on a plane, bound for chicago. >> reporter: forensics teams from scotland yard say they had determined if the bomb had exploded, it would have been 10:30 a.m. british time. that was 5:30 in the morning on the east coast. >> reporter: the plane would have been over the eastern sea board of the u.s. investigators think al qaeda is responsible for the bomb found in britain and another found in dubai. saudi-born ibrahim hassan allah sir
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Jun 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
victim. >>> and george zimmerman back in jail, now he's fighting for a new bond hearing. will he get another chance at freedom. >>> this 90-year-old woman wakes up with a flashlight at his face. burglars targeting the elderly in this peaceful neighborhood. that's coming up. >>> we had beautiful weather to start the week. don't miss the weather forecast with bob. ,,,, you know what's exciting? graduation. when i look up into my students' faces, i see pride. you know, i have done something worthwhile. when i earned my doctorate that pride, that was on my face. i am jocelyn taylor, i'm committed to making a difference in people's lives and i am a phoenix. enroll in the program that's right for you. at phoenix.edu/maryland >>> it's partly sunny, 71 degrees in central maryland right now. the pleat forewarning weather is -pl -- coming up. some scary moments for elderly women. they wake up to find men standing over their bed, shining flashlights over their head. >> the motive here appears to be robbery. they don't understand this whole thing with the flashlight. >> i was just amazed. >> rep
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