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Jun 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
rays. we're live, ken molestina, 9news now. >>> the results are in, and george allen wins the race to be the nominee for the u.s. senate. he is trying to reclaim the seat he lost in '06. he will face off against tim kaine in the polls in november and web is not seeking reelection. >>> in the democratic primary for virginia's 8th district, and in the race for alexandria council, timothy la vanne will be the name. >>> and in a race for greater complications, eric cantor crewed to an easy win -- cruised to an easy win. and you can find all of the local election results at wusa9.com. you can also see them at the bottom of your screen. >>> well, tomorrow morning the dc council is scheduled to pick a new chairman to replace kwame brown. the new chairman will hold the job until a special election is held in november. at least two council members have served notice that they plan to run for the council chair seat in november. that's vincent orange and phil mendelson. if we had council members name cheech and shawn, shops could be selling medical marijuana in dc in a few weeks. today the distr
CBS
Jul 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
days ago in prince george's county. >> his initial owner was driving down the road, through him out inside a garbage bag on top of the road. this good samaritan was coming by, saw hershey trying to get out of the bag with a leg sticking out of it. >> reporter: the doctor said the puppy issued only a few injuries and he came to gaithersburg in montgomery county because prince george's county animal control does not take pit bull. >> pit bulls, overall, i don't think should be called dangerous dogs. >> reporter: the next step is finding a permanent home for hershey which should not be hard. pit bull mixes like hershey would likely have an extremely difficult time getting adopted if a ruling by maryland's highest court that pit bulls are inherently dangerous dogs is not overturned on appeal. >> it could affect caring for them. it could affect ownership. it's going to affect a lot of things going across the board for not just the pits but a lot of dogs that are similar to pits. >> reporter: if you have any information about the person who tossed hershey out of the car last week, you're
CBS
Jul 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
? >> they are now east of town producing some very heavy rains in essentially prince george's county. let me show you live radar. the red indicates the heavy rainfall. rainfall rates of about an inch per hour. we can see to the west, your showers and thunderstorms are over, the back edge of the shower activity, back toward frederick and leesburg and loudoun county. one little kind of trailing thunderstorm here is still on the west side of 95. that's going to roll across into the -- across the river into charles county in the next hour but we'll zoom in and focus on this area of storms. it's a pretty heavy area of storms. this is what prompted all the flood warnings. most of the counties in the metro area under a flash flood warning until 1:30. don't cross a flooded street. look at the heavy rain from bowie, back down to -- essentially upper marlboro, into clinton, ride 50, out to annapolis, eventually toward the basement we'll put this into motion over the next hour. they essential move due east, a little south of due east. but shady side, calvert, st. mary's will get hammered. the g
CBS
Jan 27, 2012 1:35am EST
the prince georges county community. it involves a man named robbie white. he died back in 2008 under a mysterous circumstance, inside a county jail cell. dead just 48 hours after he was arrested for allegedly killing a police officer. a former corrections officer at the jail is now charged in connection with white's death. matt joins us live from upper marlboro with the latest on this case. matt? >> reporter: anita, a man accused of killing a cop dies at the prince georges county jail. that was nearly four years ago. tonight a former corrections officer is under arrest. >> on june 27, 2008, 19-year- old ronnie white was arrested for the hit and run death of prince georges county police officer richard finley, a death that sparked an outpouring of grief and anger. >> just hard to take in. >> two days later, white was found unresponsive in his cell, but the prince georges county jail and was pronounced dead an hour later after being taken to the hospital. >> he was murdered. >> that was the attorney for ronnie white's family speak a few years ago. the medical examiner in fact did
CBS
Dec 5, 2010 11:00pm EST
joining us this sunday night. there will be joy and pain for prince george's county residents in the morning. the inauguration of their new county executive will be crowned by the recent arrest of the departing jack johnson and his wife who is joining the county council. this scene continues to play in the minds of prince george's county residents. with but weeks to go before his term ended county executive jack johnson is arrested along with his wife lesli for their alleged roles in county corruption. >> i cannot go into these allegations because my lawyers would kill me if i do. let me say that i'm innocent of these charges. >> reporter: lesli johnson will be sworn many tomorrow as a new member of the prince george's county council. her presence could overshadow the fact that for the first time women will make up a majority of the nine-member legislative body. there has been an attempt to block her swearing in when she allegedly tried to stuff 80 thousand dollars in her bra and flushing a $100,000 check down the family toilet. >> right now i feel like -- i understand him well. i do
CBS
Sep 14, 2012 1:35am EDT
. >>> the search for answers goes on tonight in the case of a prince george's county teenager gunned down tuesday simply walking his way to school. now, why the police investigation continues, tonight so does the grieving. and matt jablow joins us now from police headquarters with the latest on both. matt. >> reporter: at this point police say they simply don't know who killed marckel ross, and marckel's friends say they simply don't know who could possibly have wanted him killed. >> i'm getting emotional about it. >> reporter: two days after 18-year-old marckel ross was shot to death on the way to school in capitol heights, police say they still have no suspects or possible motives in the case. >> the investigation is really early. >> reporter: while marckel's grieving friends say they still can't believe he's gone. >> i love him to death. >> reporter: a junior at central high school, marckel was fondly remembered this evening at a candlelight vigil. >> thank you for the right of brother marckel. >> reporter: at the scene of his murder where friends described him as a wonderful person bu
CBS
Apr 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
about why they believe the shooter, george zimmerman, the teen's killer, should be arrested. >> talk about this most unfortunate tragedy. >> reporter: the mayor led a group of demonstrators in old town's market square tonight. those in attendance wore hoodies and echoed the sentiments we've been hearing for weeks. they all want what they're calling just for trayvon. >> the outcries happening a lot, specifically because he's an african-american. >> reporter: while the u.s. justice department investigates what exactly happened the night george zimmerman shot the teen, these demonstrators aren't holding back on their speculations. >> racial profiling, stereotyping is something that happens all over the country. >> reporter: at the center of tonight's rally were two specific demands, that zimmerman be arrested for shooting trayvon and that the so-called standard ground law in florida be reviewed. it was back in late february that martin was killed and now his politicians continue to come out of the woodwork to champion the justice for trayvon cause. many of the same elected leaders are b
CBS
Jul 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. it happened on tuesday. prince george's county police made the announcement today. kim molostino is live tonight at headquarters. investigators are just trying to make sense of it. ken? >> reporter: absolutely tragic information we learned. the name of this two-year-old victim is ania batchor. the name of her foster brother is not being released because of his age. a family home turned murder scene. it was inside a house here in the 1800 block of taylor avenue on wednesday that frantic 911 call went out to ania batchor. >> the father performed cpr, but the child was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. >> reporter: the suspect according to police is her would be 12-year-old foster brother. little ania lived with her foster parents. the foster parents told police they weren't home and had left all the children under the supervision of a 15-year-old sibling. >> at this point, he is being charged as a juvenile. that could change. >> reporter: the 12-year-old boy is facing a second degree murder charge and has been taken away and placed in a facility. investigators say this isn't
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 1:35am EDT
? >> she's my aunt. >> katie couric is your aunt? >> i'm kidding. hi, george. craig: george? he called you george. geoff: how dare you! craig: he called you george. paul, how can you call him george? geoff: i don't need to take that from you, frank. craig: do you ever do that? >> what? craig: you know what i mean. >> all the time. craig: what does it say? >> strength, conquers tears. right, geoff? geoff: yeah, whatever, man. craig: he is pretty mad at you. >> all right. we'll work through it. craig: you can have a celebrity feud. there can be a magazine article about how you two hate each other. geoff: yeah, i'm real worked up. i won't say a word to you. craig: say good night. i'll see you november 1. >> good night, guys. i'll see you november 1. >>> hurricane sandy pounding jamaica and now tropical storm warnings have been issued for florida. mission one for us here keeping you safe. therefore we will track sandy until we know for sure you are in the clear. could come up the coast and smack us across the face. >> i will tell you what. it could come up the coast but what we are concern
CBS
Feb 27, 2010 11:00pm EST
week. >>> charlotte at george washington, colonial looking for a win on home coming night. second half, george washington rolling up 11. tony taylor three of his game high 16 here as george washington beats charlotte 75- 70. third straight win at home. they've won four of their last five. >>> at the verizon center all the facilities were operating there just fine. it was the home team however that was the problem. in a georgetown season punctuated by huge wins and upsets the hoyas were on the disappointing end tonight of that spectrum. jt3's squad hosting. first half, irish already up five. jackson misses the three. carlton scott there for the put- back. notre dame up four at the half. the hoyas would rally. thompson here for three. georgetown pulls within four but there would be no comeback today. ben hansbrough here, yes, big brother is named tyler, 13th- ranked georgetown falls 78-64. in other big east action, cincinnati at west virginia. mountaineers up four but darrell bryant is going to feed wellington smith. this would be an exclamation point. west virginia beats cincinnati. mou
CBS
Mar 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
>>> hello, i'm bruce johnson and we begin tonight with a father's loss. a prince george's county man is talking to 9news now about his 16-year-old son. one of the victims of last week's shooting inside that ohio high school. matt jablow tells us tonight timothy hewlin describes his son as a fun loving man who was taken far too soon. >> it was touching. >> reporter: hyattsville resident timothy hewlin says the last time he saw his son demetrius was last year in ohio. >> hung out, had some lunch. >> reporter: that would be the last time he would ever see demetrius. >> he was a really outgoing, well-mannered kid. >> reporter: he was one of three students from chardon high school in ohio who were shot to death last monday allegedly by 17-year-old t. j. lane. a student at a school for at risk kids who prosecutors say randomly chose his victims. >> when i got that phone call last monday, it was -- devastating. >> reporter: according to timothy, demetrius has lived in ohio with his mother since he was a little boy. despite that they had a great relationship he said. traveled all over th
CBS
Oct 16, 2009 11:00pm EDT
saw the graphic ending. prince george's county police spokes american says the officer -- spokesperson says the officer working security detail approached the woman outside. he suspected shoplifting. when the women drove off, the officer tried to stop them. >> somehow or another his arm gotten tangled in the window and -- got entangled in the window and the suspect tried to drive off with the officer hanging on. it's at that time he managed to pull out his weapon firing several wounds. >> reporter: both women suffered gunshot wounds and did not get away. >> they were putting one on a back board and then the other one was laying with their hands back here. we couldn't tell if they were cuffed or if that's just how she was laying. >> reporter: the prince george's county police department is investigating the vieolent ordeal. many people are trying to make sense of the incident. we are asking the question for you tonight. in the meantime, the prince george's county police department says the man who was hit, the police officer and the two women who were shot, are recoverin
CBS
Apr 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
>>> for the first time, america hears george zimmerman's side. we'll show you his apology to trayvon's parents and look at what's next. >>> plus, topper is tracking storms, including a nor easter headed our way. >> this sentence sends a message that the lives of our three children are meaningless. >> three young people were killed by a drunk driver. why the judges cut the sentence in half today. >> this is 9news now. >> white hot anger. that's the only way to describe parents reaction after a drunk driver convicted of killing their children had his sentence reduced by half. >> spoke with some of those parents who were not shy on unloading on the parents. >> a three-judge panel looked over that original 20 year sentence. kevin coffee and his attorneys argued it was too stiff of a penalty and they won it. that victory wasn't celebrated by everyone. >> by slashing that sentence and, that's what generates the culture of recklessness. that's what propagates and perpetuates this feeling of entitlement. >> his son was killed in the wreck that kevin coffee admitted causing. coffee wa
CBS
Jul 13, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. prince george's county prosecutors say thieves climbed up power poles, 70-80 feet up, to get at the copper wire at the very top. this at the new amtrak station. the thieves actually have to get in between other wires that carry enough electricity to literally fry you up into a side of bacon. >> well, it's incredible. i mean, we have a lot of thefts of copper and other scrap metals, we have people taking air conditioner cores out. very expensive items. but to see somebody climb a 70-foot pole, we haven't seen that before. >> two men are charged in the case. the men sold the copper wire to a scrap metal dealer and they pocketed only a few hundred bucks. however, it could cost amtrak half a million dollars to fix it. of. >>> up next, a drug taken by millions of people around the world now gets a critical second look from the fda. is it dangerous enough to pull off the market? brett. >>> anita, he was one of the most controversial owners in the history of sports, but also one of the most successful. george steinbrenner passes away on the day of baseball's biggest annual celebration.
CBS
Feb 9, 2011 11:00pm EST
the suspect after spotting the stolen van in prince georges county. >>> well new york congress member christopher lee resigned tonight after he sent a shirtless picture of himself to a woman he was flirting with on craig's list. >> the married congressman told her he was divorced and the lobbies at last check and gary still has his shirt on as he was preparing our report. gary? >> reporter: i noted no disappointment in your voice but the congressman wanted to get lucky anita, instead, he got caught. >> two constituents in western new york, he presented this image, their 46 year old congressman doing congressional things. to the woman he met online, the married father of one presented this image, shirtless and ready for fun. it started last month when a woman went on craigs list and posted in the woman looking for men category, will some men prove to me not all men look like toads? i promise not to disappoint, signed christopher lee. are you divorced she writes? yes, one child. you? lee responded? she went online and busted him and veteran capital hill reporter dave mcconnell. >> these
CBS
Jan 1, 2012 1:35am EST
they are located in prince georges county. right near the montgomery county line. >> mike manages the h and m store in prince georges county. many of his customers comes from the district. customers shop in his store to avoid paying it. >> i asked the customer, is that a lot for you? yeah. >> the idea is not blown away. if people want a cleaner environment, the 5 cents is worth it. in montgomery county, 9news now. >> the county says the 5-cent tax should generate more than $1 million per year. you'll also be paying more to drive some area roads in the new year. the charge at the main plaza on the dulles toll road is going up a quarter to $1.50. totals will stay at 75 cents. the increase is supposed to be going toward the construction of the dulles metro rail project. >>> and in maryland, time for larger vehicles to pay more on major state bridges. starting tomorrow, tractor trailers will pay $24, and $36 on i-95. rates for cars went up in november. there will be another toll hike for all vehicles coming in july 2013. >>> the redskins will end their season on the first day of the n
CBS
Apr 26, 2010 11:00pm EDT
, a group of prince george's county residents gave a peaceful protest this afternoon. they're upset. the county police arrested a woman and then turned her over to federal immigration officers for possible deportation. the group is not happy. the county has ended in such a clob rit. >>> another strong day with tornado warnings earlier. let's check in with devon lucie with your full forecast. >> it looks like this is one last round of storms in washington. washington and just a little south where we have the last of the thunderstorms. a little bit of shower activity. let's take a closer look into the heart of washington, the district, where we have the showers through most of this right now. there it is, we have showers through the entire district. and we go towards fairfax county, some heavier rain as we head down 95 towards lornton and i want to include the folks down south. down towards the northern neck. and this is the area that we saw the tornado warning earlier in the day. in fact, let's go to our weather computer. i want to put this in motion. right there. this particular sto
CBS
Oct 31, 2009 11:00pm EDT
? prince george's county police want to talk to them in connection with a shooting just before 2:30 this morning in the 5700 block of marl borough pike. the police found the victims suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper body. the three men are described as persons of interest in the case. anyone with information should contact the prince george's county police. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is in israel tonight. earlier in the day, secretary clinton met with mahmud abad. leaders say they are likely to resume negotiations if israel doesn't begin rebuild jewish settlements. palestinians hope that east jerusalem will be their future capital. >>> people through stones at soldiers to protest olive trees that were cut down in an act of vandalism by israeli settlers. >>> quite a different scene in california where a tree trimmer was caught high above the ground holding on for dear life. a neighbor heard something unusual in the palm trees above. >> first i was trying to figure out where he was at because he was high in the story and you couldn't see anything but the tree swaying.
CBS
Sep 24, 2011 1:35am EDT
young, and scamming people out of money. stefan pitman was arrested today by prince georges county police. ken explains why he is now being charged with fraud. >> the swagger and smooth talk his victims claim he has was clearly gone on friday afternoon after 33-year-old stefan pitman walked into a pg county police station in handcuffs. he was arrested in temple hills for a warrant out of d.c. >> he is charged with first- degree fraud and it's our understanding through a 28-year- old woman who lives in the district that this gentleman, mr. pitman, was posing as the nfl quarterback, vince young. >> prince georges county police -- investigators say he led his victim to believe he was philadelphia eagles quarterback, vince young, and the money was going to his children's charity. >> he said that he needed money to help d.c. area children buy things like hula hoops and bikes. he convinced her to give him a fair amount of money. >> they were alerted to pitman after the football player's agent reported him as an imposter going around town posing as the pro quarterback. in some cases, he s
CBS
Aug 21, 2012 1:35am EDT
of a young prince george's county cop. prince george's county hospital center was emotional today after one of their own was killed in the line of duty. >> it just shows the courage and the dedication of these officers. >> reporter: it happened right around 1:00 this afternoon when two prince george's county cops riding in the same cruiser spotted two men in a car. the suspects and an attempted theft at a gas station earlier on in the day. >> the transmission of the location to the dispatcher. >> reporter: according to the police chief, the officers started pursuing the suspect's car, southbound on i-95. when for some reason right around here, the police car swerved off the road and slammed into a ditch. >> this is a very sad day. >> reporter: the officer who was driving was identified late tonight. as the 23-year-old morris, a two-year veteran with the police department and a member of the department's explore program as a teenager, pronounced dead at the hospital, shortly after arriving. >> he loved this department and what he did for a living. >> reporter: the other officer joi
CBS
Sep 14, 2011 1:35am EDT
. >>> well, new at 11:00, the investigation into a dead body found in a car in prince george's is now being handed over to the dc police. prince george's county police found the body of ant wayne henderson inside a car back on august 31st. now, at the time, it was in the 800-block of balsom street place in capitol heights, but now somebody called henderson in dc and then moved the body to maryland. if you have any information on this one, call the tips line 1-888-919-crime. >>> on the brink and there is nothing they can do. homeowners paralyzed by a huge sinkhole poised to swallow their homes at any second. our ken molestina is live in stafford to explain. ken. >> reporter: well, the neighbors tell me the sinkhole opened up a couple of days ago and it's just getting bigger and bigger. look behind me. here is what it looks like right now. officials have taped the area off. they fenced it off. the stafford county fire marshal has deemed it unsafe, and now there is some speculation by neighbors whether this was a manmade problem or if it really was mother nature all by itself. sky9 was a
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 1:35am EST
tonight. a prince george's county sheriff's deputy shoots and kills a man and neighbors say it happened right in front of his mother. this happened this evening along 6 third avenue in east riverdale. we're at the scene. debora, what can you tell us so far? >> reporter: well, anita, i can tell you that what started out at 7:30 tonight as a sheriff's deputy trying to serve a protective order at this house behind me ended up, neighbors say, with a mom watching her son die. listen to how this all went down. >> a deputy sheriff with the prince george's county office responded to 6312 63rd to serve a protective order. >> reporter: that man was identified only as frank. they say frank's mom opened the door. >> while he was in the home, a male subject appeared from the rear of the house displaying a firearm. >> reporter: that's when captain nancy rigly says the deputy sheriff shot the 39-year-old man. >> i hear the ambulance. >> reporter: frank died at the hospital. >> he was a problem with police before. >> reporter: the deputy sheriff wasn't hurt. he's now on temporary administrative duty. >
CBS
Jun 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
apartment in prince george's county. as surae chinn reports, the woman says she's lucky to be alive. >> reporter: it is quite remarkable when you look at these pictures and hear her story that she's able to talk to us about it. the car slammed right into her room where she was asleep. michelle woke up to a car in her bedroom. >> somebody help me, call 911. i thought i was dead. >> reporter: paramedics gingerly wheeled her out of a riverdale apartment and down the steps, her entire body aching and her head pounding. this is the car that crashed into the apartment building. right now it eats parked outside of michelle's bedroom. she describes how the car landed basically on top of her. >> it was a car tire on my hand. i started screaming. >> reporter: you felt the car tire? >> yes, on my hand. boom. then i lift up my hand, there my hand, the tire was there, still rolling. >> reporter: police are investigating what made the driver lose control. a woman in that car was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >> i didn't know when will be my last tomorrow. >> reporter: "i don't know w
CBS
Oct 18, 2012 1:35am EDT
. >>> well, tonight we have news about george mcgovern. he is no longer responsive and is nearing the end. he was a democratic presidential nominee who lost to president nixon back in 1972. before that, he served more than two decades in congress. george mcgovern, 90 years old. >>> a judge has thrown out the most serious charge leveled against the pair of prince george's county cops now accused of beating a student at the university of maryland. now off the books that first degree assault charge the judge said there is not enough evidence for it but still facing the officers charges of second degree assault and misconduct in office. all this stemming from an incident caught on tape in 2010 when reginald baker and james harrison arrested a maryland student who was celebrating a basketball win over duke. >>> well, a judge has set the date for what could turn out to be one of the most closely watched trials in american history. it's the murder trial of george zimmerman, the man who shot trayvon martin. that trial date is set for june 10th of next year. now, zimmerman was on patrol as a n
CBS
Apr 10, 2012 1:35am EDT
loaded handgun make for a tragic combination today in prince george's county. >> police say what ended up happening was an accident with the worst possible consequences. matt jablow joins us live from clinton with the details. matt? >> reporter: police describe it as an almost unthinkable nightmare and based on what we now know happened here today, it would be awfully hard to disagree. >> i didn't know it was a shooting at the time. >> reporter: he says he was on his computer when he heard the sound of a woman screaming right across the street. >> the lady came out that owned the house and she was yelling and carrying on and then i heard sirens. >> reporter: it was around 3:00 this afternoon when according to police, a 6-year-old boy who lives with his great- grandmother in a two-story house found a gunin a backpack in the house and accidentally shot himself. the little boy was rushed to a local hospital, but tragically, was pronounced dead shortly after he arrived. >> this is every parent's worst nightmare. >> reporter: according to police, the gun belonged to a 20-year-old man
CBS
Feb 24, 2011 11:00pm EST
agent accused of a drunk driving crash that killed a prince george's county man two weeks ago. >> the fbi says that agent has been fired and the family is now investigating whether or not he may have broken even more laws than first suspected. in a story you'll find only on 9, gary nurenberg brings us up-to-date. >> reporter: 18-year-old lawrence garner juns killed. >> a drunk fbi agent killed my son. >> reporter: witnesses say junior garner puld out on the road when an fbi agent in the wrong lane slammed into him in this lane and pushed this car all the way down to this sign before it came to rest. police say speed and alcohol were factors. that fbi agent has now been fired. >> he was not representing the standards of what most americans believe the fbi stands for. >> reporter: lawrence's father told 9news now that is good news because a guy that is it that irresponsible doesn't deserve to hold a job of that caliber. it's not going to bring my son back. i'm glad he lost his job. in addition to allegations of drunk driving by the agent. >> we believe that he did not have a choice. >>
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May 4, 2010 11:00pm EDT
22-year-old george huguely has been in police custody. brittany morehouse joins us live now in charlottesville where students at uva are still trying to cope with the heart-breaking crime. >> reporter: derek, it is finals week here at the university of virginia. but even if it wasn't, you would be hard pressed to find any student who wants to talk on camera about this. that's because as one young lady puts it, she says this is a serious problem. abuse against women. and that proved true weeks ago when they take back the night many people showed up to share their stories. now they're learning more about another violent incident in george huguely's past and that's when he was arrested for pub lib intoxication. -- public intoxication. it was in november of 2008 and the senior had to be shocked with a stun gun and the police officer with the levelling ton police officer says -- lexington police officer says he became abusive. >> reporter: tonight violence plays on the md as they study for finals, they take a moment to light canned follows for yeardley love. one senior explains why
CBS
Jan 25, 2011 1:35am EST
now crews in prince george's county have just wrapped up work for the night on a water main break this size, 54 inches across. >> take a look. this is a live picture. that is where they spent the day trying to stop it. it will take several days to get everything back to normal. we checked but the washington suburban sanitary commission says they still don't know what caused the break, but it did dump 50 million gallons of water pretty much everywhere. take a look at the scene. look at that. it looks like a river running down the street. flipped over cars like toys. it devoured the pavement and it literally gutted several building. nine businesses, in fact, right near the break have been condemned, including a church. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. >> it's literally destroyed. there's debris everywhere. the walls are blown out it looks like. there's mud everywhere. the whole church is just destroyed. >> now, the interloop of the beltway is also back up and running tonight. the break caused traffic backups for hours this morning as the water just rushed out on to the highway. and, of course,
CBS
Jan 2, 2010 11:00pm EST
the kings a 2-1 lead and that is your final. >>> college hoops. old dominion and george mason were tied at 28. luke hancock firing the three at the buzzer. and how about that bounce? the patriots were up just three at the break. in the second half mason now down one here but hancock the alley-oop to mike morrison. george mason winning 71-55. patriots are 7-6 this season. a local affair down in foggy bottom. howard at george washington. rolling. nice move. layup. game high 18 for him. george washington winning by 18. 81-63. >>> virginia tech taking on seaton hall in the cancun governor's cup. overtime. layup. 41 points. then with the hokeys lead down to 2 manny atkins on the break and with the finish virginia tech winning 103-94. hokies 12-1 this season. papa john's dot com bowl. best catch of 2010 i'm crowning it. with the understanding everyone we are just two days into the year. >> right. >> do you think the redskins are excited about going cross- country to play the hottest team in football right now? >> i think the hottest team in football will lay off a little bit. they are re
CBS
Feb 19, 2011 11:00pm EST
for nearly four hours after the fire jumped into the median. prince george's county firefighters were battling that blaze and several others prompting the fire chief to call in every available worker. >>> in clinton, maryland, an entire neighborhood was threatened when flames came too close for comfort on many houses. this happened in wind brook subdivision. the fire damaged 20 structures including at least four homes, some she said and barns. 120 firefighters were called to the scene to contain the flames. fortunately no reports of any injuries. >>> strong winds caused the national christmas tree to come tumbling down across from the white house today. until this morning, that tree had been positioned there since 1978. christmastime, you'll recall, the president flipped a switch and illuminated the 30-foot tall colorado spruce. the 47-year-old tree just couldn't stand up to today's winds. wind caused a house fire in college park also, today. residents managed to get out of their home in the 8400 block of potomac avenue safely. by the time firefighters arrived the structure was heavil
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Dec 7, 2011 1:35am EST
day for politics in maryland and dc today. the headline, former prince george's county jack johnson will be off to federal prison to serve a lengthy sentence. matt jablow has all of the sorted details. >> reporter: it was a bad day for good government here in the washington area. >> your thoughts on the sentence? >> reporter: first former prince george's county executive jack johnson was sentenced to seven years in prison for accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribe money and then urging his life lesli in a famous wire tapped phone conversation to literally cover some of it up. >> put it in your panties and walk out of the house. >> reporter: a few hours later and a few miles to the north in baltimore, a top aid to former maryland governor bob urlich was convicted of trying to avoid the robocall last year. also today ironically the dc city council several members of which are now being investigated for possible corruption. preliminary approved a new ethics bill. >> today was a horrendous day. >> reporter: strong ethics laws are only the beginning. that broader election la
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Feb 12, 2012 1:35am EST
settlement plan approved this week. most of the state's foreclosures located in prince georges and baltimore counties. >> it's terrific that we're able to actually help people with the settlement. this isn't going to solve everyone's problems. but it is a step toward helping people. >> the mortgage settlement program is just getting started, but is expected to run for the next three years. >> one of the world's best selling artists for more than a decade. grammy award winner, whitney houston is dead at the age of 48. she died while a guest at the beverly hilton hotel. outside the beverly hills hilton in los angeles. what is the latest tonight? >> reporter: bruce, good evening to you. as you mentioned on the eve of one of the the biggest nights in music. whitney houston, a six-time grammy award winner herself is dead at the age of 48. we spoke to lieutenant with the beverly hills police department who said it was hotel staff who called 911 early this afternoon after being notified by someone in whitney's party that something was wrong. she was supposed to attend a pregrammy party. i
CBS
Nov 17, 2011 11:00pm EST
in prince george's county. busy intersection and home to one of 2100 key run red light cameras. -- county run red light cameras. it's hoping to catch you in the act. >> i saw the flash behind me and a couple weeks later i got a ticket in the mail. >> reporter: he was busted but according to him he didn't do anything wrong. >> i stopped. >> reporter: the snapshot taken by the camera shows he stopped between a crosswalk and a white line. that white line is known as a stop bar. and according to principals george's county police -- prince george's county police, that's where he should have come to a halt. >> he is clearly over the line. >> reporter: triple a officials say that isn't a justified ticket because the crosswalk should be the stopping point. >> what the municipality did is even to expand the crosswalk to entrap people. >> reporter: according to triple a, this area right here is the crosswalk. >> they claim the loophole that prince george's county is using incorporates all of this area up to that white line where the car is stopped as a crosswalk. according to them, that
CBS
Feb 22, 2012 11:00pm EST
. >> george is withdrawing from the university of virginia and remains in the custody of the authorities. >> today george huguely wept in court. >>> this is 9news now. >> nearly two years after the murder that shocked uva and the whole nation, a guilty verdict for george huguely the fifth. jurors convicted him of second degree murder in the death of his former girlfriend yeardley love. >> just a few minutes ago, they recommended a sentence 25 years on the second degree murder charge and one year for grand larceny. we have team coverage on the story. let's start with bruce leshan who is still at his post outside the courthouse in charlottesville tonight. bruce. >> reporter: yes, anita, a night filled with sadness. sadness all around as the prosecutors said. the night nearly two years ago when yeardley love was killed, the jury now holding george huguely responsible for that. and tonight where this young man was sentenced, a sentence that may keep him in prison until 50 years old. his family, his young cousin coming out of the courtroom in tears. clearly in shock by the verdict
CBS
Aug 6, 2010 11:00pm EDT
debris. after the prince george's county police chief called the scene a landfill in a house. only on 9, brittany morehouse spoke with one of the victim's best friends and joins us live. brittany. >> reporter: well, the man who owned this house was a native man who came here with his wife to raise his four sons and three daughters. seven children. he passed a couple of years ago and the family since moved to silver spring. and since that time, they couldn't decide whether they wanted to sell the house. in the meantime, one of his daughters would come by here periodically to take care of the place, so i'm told, and it was that daughter who was found dead inside this garage. >> when i opened the door for them the mother was coming up the driveway and she said, oh, the expression like she wanted to pass. so i had to run and grab her and hold her and pull her against me. >> reporter: sherrill describes the first reaction of a mother who just discovered her daughter, two grandchildren and her son's girlfriend were killed. their bodies found above the garage of this house near riverdale
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 10:55pm EST
senator george allen defeated today. tim kaine is the winner. it has been a long, hard campaign. >> it is a very closely watched senate race in the country. they are going to be replacing jim webb. we have been watching this all night long. >>> we will win this election. we will finish what we started to 2008 and remind the world why the united states of america is the greatest nation on earth. >> this is about america, the can you be the we love. it is in trouble. it needs our help. we are going to take it back and make sure is that america remains the hope. >> a challenger aim to go stop him. it's been a long road for him. >> if you think the government is bed holden-- >> speeches. >> it took the president 14 days. >> he did call it an act of terror. >> i am sorry, i-- >> they had spins. >> turn out to vote for me. >> and now finally the voting by us and our neighbors to choose a president. >>> this is 9 news now. good evening on this election neat. what seems like the longness next is all but done. it really looks like president obama is going for a second term. here is a look at th
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Feb 26, 2011 1:35am EST
is reporting 817 without power and prince george's county has 755 outages. >>> in northern virginia dominion power has more than 8400 customers in the dark tonight. bge reporting more than 6900 still in the dark. seems many people have to spend the weekend cleaning up from the storm damage while others are happy to get home after roadblocks showed up during the rush hour tonight. we go live to ken with what it looked like. >> reporter: looked crazy everywhere you looked around the washington area. the winds may be gone for now but not before it left behind a trail of destruction. take a look at this massive tree. this will answer any of the questions about how strong the wind was today. now neighbors in this bethesda neighborhood and throughout washington are left dusting themselves off from today's rattling winds. in most cases it came quick but fierce. winds uprooted this massive pine tree and sent it crashing right back onto its lawn and this bethesda neighborhood, same thing. >> all of a sudden driving up the hill you have driven up a hundred times and there is a big old tree si
CBS
Nov 9, 2010 11:00pm EST
question claims made by former president george bush. in his new book, mr. bush says he personally approved the use of water boarding, simulated drowning during an interrogation of 9/11 mastermind. that controversial technique helped prevent attacks at london's airport and the central banking district in london as well as attacks here in the united states. >> i will tell you this, using those techniques save lives. my job was to protect america. and i did. >> water boarding is banned in britain. critics there say it rarely leads to useful information. president obama has now outlaud it in this country. >>> was it a bird, a plane, a missile? whatever it came from, it did not represent threat to this country. there was no launch by any foreign military, but you can see the trail that missile left. sort of a vapor trail up in the sky. however, nobody has been able to explain what that vapor is or exactly what caused it. >>> a startling number here. 300,000 children, 300,000 in the u.s. are at risk of being lured into the sex trafficking trade every year. and it's happening right here as well i
CBS
Aug 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, it is that time. summer is sever for kids in prince george's county. the first day of school begins tomorrow morning and with that, drivers need to be extra careful with more cars and buses on the road and kids at the bus stop. parents you'll also want to double check your child's bus stop location. it may have changed this year after prince george's county schools announced they were streamlining the bus routes in an effort to save the school system roughly $5 million. the money will be put back into the classrooms and the changes include the maximum walking distance is now half a mile between residences and bus stops. walk zones have been adjusted at approximately 24 schools and in some cases, middle and high schoolers will share bus rides. a common practice in some neighboring districts. >>> so, what will the weather be like at the bus stop? will we need our umbrella? over to anny hong in the weather center. anny? >> they will probably need the umbrellas for tomorrow. the rain boots not expecting a very stormy day or widespread showers and maybe those can stay at home but definit
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Feb 5, 2012 1:35am EST
. florida state holds on 58-55. >>> george mason in the first place fight with old dominion today, down 6. brian pearson says fear the beard and fear me. old school 3-point play. pearson had 17 and 10. the bank was open late. stewart, corey edwards, i should say off the glass. 3-pointer. george mason wins 54-50. >>> u. mass.at george washington. u. mass wins. >>> nfl handing out big awards today. terrell suggs earning defensive player of the year. he had 14 sacks and 70 tackles. aaron rogers was named mvp beating out drew brees. the season comes to an end tomorrow. superbowl xlvi. giants packers, rematch week 6. the giants won that one 24-20. also a rematch of super bowl xlii. the outcome tomorrow, who knows? we do know the quarterbacks willplay a major role. >> i haven't been in an nfl for eight years. you realize how rare it is to get here, how special it is, what a great opportunity this is. you don't want to let these opportunities slip away. >> last year, i was rehabbing my footin costa rica watching the game on an illegal superbowl website. now i'm actually playing in the game. so
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Feb 6, 2011 1:35am EST
, security concerns for former president george w. bush to scrap plans to travel to switzerland. who's threatening the 43rd commander-in-chief. >>> we're tracking a winter storm that could arrive in our area >>> packers are targeting wall street. the fbi and secret service are trying to find the hackers who have been tapping into the nasdaq computer network over the past year. government official says they are looking into a range of possible motives for the cyber attacks from financial gain to a national security threat. the hackers have reportedly not compromised trading. >>> former president george w. bush's trip to geneva, switzerland is off because of security concerns of the he was supposed to speak at a dinner for . the human rights group are asking swiss prosecutors to criminally investigate president bush over his admission that he authorized waterboarding of terrorism suspects. >>> tomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of ronald reagan's birthday. the 40th leader of the country is being remembered with celebrations across america. he served two terms in the white house beginni
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Feb 19, 2012 11:00pm EST
the fire. >>> also on prince george's county police looking for a 21- year-old man who fled the scene after losing control of his suv and slamming into a tree. one of his passengers, an 18- year-old woman, was killed in the accident. her parents are hoping the driver will be behind bars, as matt jablo reports. >> reporter: tami holland says her 18-year-old daughter, taisha williams was an incredible young daughter with a 1-year-old son, a loving family. >> she was very family oriented. >> reporter: and a future as bright as her smile. >> she wanted to do hair. >> reporter: her future is no more. >> that was my baby. >> reporter: it happened right around 1:30 saturday morning. that's when the suv that she wasriding in with three friends slammed into a tree in prince george's county. she was pronounced dead at a local hospital while the two other passengers suffered only minor injuries. the driver took off immediately after the accident. tonight police are still looking for him. police have not released the driver's name. her parents say they know him only as d.j. her parents also
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Apr 29, 2011 11:00pm EDT
george's county after finding a man's lifeless body out in the mid of the street. >> and tonight's homicide adds to the disturbing number of deaths in the county this year. ken molestina is joining us now. >> reporter: 35 murders, derek and anita. tonight's murder makes this the 35th one so far this year. that is compared to 26 murders at about this same time last year. right now behind my shoulders, two police cars sitting behind where it happened today. according to cops, a man was shot outside the clothing store on the 3200-block of branch avenue at about 3:30 this afternoon. police investigators say the man who they have not been able to identify yet died at a nearby hospital shortly after he was shot in broad daylight. right now it's unclear how many shots were fired or who fired them. police say the manhunt is on at this hour for the killer or killers who are on the loose tonight. >> we do have -- still have police out canvassing the area. police and detectives are out canvassing the area. and as always, we want our citizens to notify crime solvers if they know anything. >> r
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Oct 28, 2011 1:35am EDT
george's county. but is being treated in the district which makes the bureaucracy seemingly unsurementable. the hospital says he needs to be somewhere else and has gone to court to force social services agency to take him off their hands. >> the clinical team has come to the conclusion the child did not need to be in a closed psychiatric unit which is the most restrictive setting for any child. and i think it's unfortunate for the child because if the child stays beyond the time where the child really needs that level of service, the child does get demorelized. it's a set back. if he's being taken care of in the district, how do we nav gait and how do we -- navigate and how do we access resources to take the best care of the child. this is not the only 10-year-old. there are many children in this situation. >> reporter: maybe some good here. >> and i'm really optimistic that this will get people around the table and say next time we have a child like this, how are we going to act differently. and so let's be optimistic about it and move forward. >> is this boy going to be ok
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