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May 4, 2010 9:00am EDT
ugly. 22-year-old george huguely, a star lacrosse player is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of his former girlfriend, yeardley love. she had been dating huguely on and off for the last year and a half. they made a striking pair. the perfect, all american couple. high performing athletes. in one of the top college lacrosse programs in the country. in the early morning hours of monday morning, police responded to a 911 call from this apartment. just three blocks away from campus where love lived with two other girls. her roommates discovered her laying in the bed unresponsive. by the time police arrived, love was dead. >> there were obvious physical injuries to her body. >> despite the fact no murder weapon was found, police honed in on george huguely right away and charged him with first- degree murder. described by some students as popular and gregarious. other sources tell abc2 news, the lacrosse midfielder had a bad temper and problems with alcohol. in fact, huguely had been convicted in the past of public intoxication in virginia. the close knit campus is stunned. >
ABC
Aug 5, 2009 9:00am EDT
correspondent, george stephanopoulos, though. george, we did hear a north korean statement that said, a personal message was delivered from the obama administration. does there a message, even a message of thank you for the release? >> nothing from president obama. the white house jumped on that. i was actually e-mailing a top white house official, when that north korean report crossed the line. and this person was insisting that is simply not the case. no message from president obama was delivered. president clinton delivered his own personal messages of thanks and congratulations. although, he didn't repeat the apology that secretary clinton had given for the journalists crossing the border a few weeks ago. and president clinton also, as martha was just saying, gave his own views on the nuclear situation. and made it pretty clear to the north, consequences would be if they didn't come around and rejoin the six-party talks, as opposed to direct negotiations with the united states. but every, single white house official i talked to was adamant about this. no message whatsoever, from pre
ABC
Jan 14, 2011 9:00am EST
george's community college psychology professorp and a sports fan also. and it's amazing the rituals that fans go through. why we get so emotional over games and that was a question we posted on facebook. we will get your thoughts. why you get so worked up and what you do before a game and diane fills us in on the deal with that. >>> last week we had elise talk about great healthy breakfast. coming up today, we will move into the lunches and she will have ideas for you. wonderful headlighty tips for good lunches that will fill you up and not fill you up with negative things. she is standing by in the kitchen. >> she has great tips. and aileen gabbey has a pet up for adoption. and today it's sugar bear and we have a makeup with sugar bear. he is a stray. four years old and when he he went into the maryland spca, that's what he looked like. a little hairy. >> yeah. >> now up for adoption. really nice dog. and sweet as can be. so it will be great in someone's home. we will introduce you to sugar bear. >>> and we are asking about sports rit yowls and this rivalry between the steelers and rave
ABC
Jul 12, 2010 9:00am EDT
edition. here's george. you're the house manager for the boys home. >> yes i am. i've been house manager at boys home for at least the last three to four years. >> reporter: you've watched these kids grow haven't you? >> absolutely from 12 to right now, 18 when they go off to college. >> reporter: what a difference this'll be for the girls across the street. >> absolutely. i grew up in this city. to be able to come back and contribute to working with youth and to really make our dream come true at boys home to bringing girls home to baltimore. >> reporter: c'mon over here, meet jillian. say hello to george. >> you can kiss her on the cheek, go ahead. >> all right, all right, hello jillian, what have you been doing since you got here? >> good looks and charm got us to the state that it's at right now. chris is the builder. they make colossal success. we're here for a good reasons. we're building a home for girls hope. we have boys hope. i think they're doing great progress, you know, i think that if you are a skilled trade and want to come down here and have fun and contribute, you can, i
ABC
May 25, 2010 9:00am EDT
underdog found herself in the judge's tie for first place. abc2 news george pinocchio takes a look back at the first night of the finale. >> i have never been humbled but i am humbled to be in the finale. >> reporter: he says he and his celebrity partner erin have put their hearts and souls into this competition. after scoring 29 out of 30 for the samba and then 26 for a freestyle with a routine that included a bed, they might as well be jumping up and down on it after tying for first place. >> i have driven him nuts all these weeks. just criticizing myself and being debbie downer here. i want to walk away and be like, yes, i'm so happy. >> reporter: tied withic dole coal and -- nicole and derek. they came back with triple 9s for a freestyle number one judge called dazzling. whether or not they win the trophy they do feel victorious at their accomplish metropolitans over the past several weeks. >> i feel like we already won. just to be enjoying this moment and, like, i'm so proud of every single dance we did. we did the best, like, we came here to like a bright light and i don't kn
ABC
May 28, 2010 9:00am EDT
elementary school. >> reporter: george washington elementary has been the pride of baltimore. the school has been recognized for making huge strides, improving test scores among students led to a national blue ribbon of excellence award in 2007. the school even welcomed then- first lady laura bush for a special visit in 2005. susan burgess was the principal. >> nice to have her come here and vies you the us and our -- visit us and our program. we're proud of what we do here. >> reporter: burgess' license was recently revoked after an investigation revealed extensive cheating on msa tests in 2007. this chart shows students scored 100% in reading and almost 99% in math. according to this report, turns out thousands of test responses had been erased and corrected. >> somebody got far too smart for their own good in terms of what happened here because they felt they could get away with it in part because i believe they had been getting away with it for a while. >> this is a tragedy for this school, for this community. >> reporter: the investigation began when a parent complained about allega
ABC
Jul 15, 2010 9:00am EDT
for all of this and jamie, i know you know george, he's a producer of the show. how is it going? >> good. we have sunshine, i couldn't be happier. the skies are blue and as you can see behind us, we have a lot of volunteers out here. the site is busy. it's starting it look like a house, which has given us a big relief. >> what can you tell us? there's so much that kept secret about the house. what can you tell us about it? >> it is a combination, we are trying to design it as a combination of the old baltimore with a flair of modern. it is representing the past and the future. and inside it's going to be really spectacular. there are a lot of secret passages, if you will. so we have a grand dining room with a cathedral ceiling inside. there's a lot of surprises. i can't give away too much, though. >> please tell me if this is one of those things you can't give away. we were talking about it and you cater the rooms to fit the personality of a child or parent, but this is different because they are students here. how do you do that? >> what we are doing, we are going to make it so
ABC
May 21, 2010 9:00am EDT
legitimate because clients agreed to pay them. attorney george richie wouldn't tell us anything else. >> we expect him to be exonerated and until then we don't have any further comment. >> reporter: many submits affidavits and some testified against him, although he said he would have a harder find try a harder time trying to find him outside of court. >> i would probably punch him in the face. >> joce is here to talk about the story. that's unbelievable. $4,000 for a charge for a lock. >> right. and the first thing comes to people that says break a window. but these people didn't know what they had to be charged in advance. they couldn't get an estimate and they tried and would make repeated questions and take their stuff to his truck and wouldn't get it back and he would walk out with the bill and they would be stuck with it. and the last question the attorney asked in this case is if you would have known your bill would have been $1,800 and $1,700 and what would you have done? they would have broken a window. >> that would have been much cheaper. and where is he right now? >> well the ca
ABC
Aug 31, 2010 9:00am EDT
tiffany's. now tiffany's and company is coming to the towson town center. how are you, george? >> doing well. >> you'll be friends with him soon, he's the general manager how did towson land tiffany's? >> etc. actually the perfect d it's actually the perfect spot for us to be. we're here to serve the customers. the closest location, if you go down tysons corner, i was in philadelphia for the last three years. we're excited to be in the new wing. >> you're from baltimore? >> born and raised in baltimore. >> you used to go to towson when they have beefsteak charlie's? >> i'm familiar. >> you can get news the door for how much? i can spend how much? >> tiffany's really has something for everybody. we have things starting at $50 to $100. we have silver jewelry items starting at around $100. then going up to jewelry that can be up to $100,000. we can bring things into our new location that is millions of dollars. >> we're not going there yet. let's look at some of these. >> first, as far as the tiffany box, i think everybody knows that, women love it. there's really no other experience like
ABC
Mar 8, 2010 9:00am EST
? >> chris time. >> and george clooney. >> he always looks great, but i didn't like his hair. >> my husband said, see, see, his hair is growing out. >> he still looks great. >> thanks for coming in. >> its locate located in south 83. prom dresses are coming. >> all right. thank you for coming in. >> thank you. >> jamie. what do you think? >> i love it. very good job. we continue to get your 2 cents in here about last week's announcement about the closed schools. here's what more had to say. they said they should close all schools and see how fast they come to help. and jimmy says, what is a fiscally responsible oregonation supposed to do with million of dollars lost. we want 2 cents of closing in area, and log on to www.abc2news.com and scroll down to right hand side of the page, and we'll share some of their comments throughout this news cast. and remember that important meeting tonight at 7:00. >> thank you. still ahead at 9, why do drug companies send out different pills in similar looking dollars. how simple changes could present medical mistakes. we'll tell you all about when w
ABC
Dec 10, 2009 9:00am EST
like the star of the show. you're very graceful. tell us your name. >> i'm brigitte. i go to george washington carver center for arts technology. >> how long have you been dancing? >> since i was four. >> the nutcracker is a great show. >> i've been dancing it since i was their size. >> can't wait to see you dancing. where do you go to school? how old are you? >> i go to bren mar. i'm 8 years old. i've been dancing two years. >> do you want to say hi to your friends at school. >> hi! >> what's your teacher's name? >> ms. mills. >> okay, you guys take it away, we'll tell you where to see the show when we come back. ♪ >> wow! [applause] >> when you watch that, how proud are you? >> i'm very proud. >> c'mon in. how do you guys feel? good? >> little tired. >> i imagine. it's hard to talk after that. you guys look great. tell them where they can see the show. >> at the gordan center in owings mills. >> okay, can we put the information on the screen? the date is december uh 11th, 12th and 13th. >> december 12th 7:30, december 13th 3:00. >> we'll put that on our website. how do you feel?
ABC
Jan 28, 2010 9:00am EST
south of the track. snow and ice near george fa and looks like over to perhaps richmond and these are places that are in the zone to get to a foot of snow out of the storm. now our forecast models themselves are highlighted and we'll watch the development of the storm through the day tomorrow. it will be across the plains. stay just south of st. louis and indianapolis and have the problem here just south of baltimore and dc. it could get clipped with light snow and most of the snow is just to the south. a slight adjustment. 48-degree force the day. we're expecting 19 tonight. want to show you we head out. back with more in a moment. >>> how does it sound. a top firm 5 ambitious associates. and good looking people. sounds juicy. and we have two of the actors here this morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> how are you. >> i'm fine. >> how are you guys. >> great, excellent. >> how fun is the show? is it -- i guess walk people through it if they have not seen it. what is it like? >> thank you. what is it like. >> it is fun and we're dealing with, you know some serious cases. it is
ABC
Jun 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
what george just wrote in. obama and company have proven promises are made to be broken and broken. it seems that politicians would rather ask for forgiveness than seek permission. and amy just wrote this in, here's what amy said, no, they are going to lie anyway. if you want to share your two cents, log on to wmar facebook fan page. we'll share more of your comments on good morning maryland at 9:00. all right, we have a health alert for you this morning. major medical news to tell you about. the start of a revolution in the heart failure. heart failure is the country's fastest growing cause of going to the hospital. john has more on the breakthrough that could bring that number down. >> it's no bigger than a paper clip, but scrowled a huge impact on the 1.1 million americans hospitalized each year with heart failure. >> i think it's a grand slam. it has been a decade since we've seen a trial this positive. >> the device is a tiny sensor implanted through a catheter. the implant procedure takes just seven minutes. the patient passes a wand over his chest, collecting data. that data
ABC
Apr 22, 2010 9:00am EDT
curious george so you want track by one of my favorite, jack johnson, reduce, reuse, recycle. the three r's. three is the magic number. >> jackson son jack -- jack johnson is going to be here. i have tickets. >> very good. >> very exciting. >> listen, joe biden is coming up a at 11:00 on the view. >> this ought to be interesting. >> so the vice president, what year, dave, was he last on? 2007 when he was on a book tour talking about his book. it is red, white and the view with political going ons on the view. >> it is going to be interesting hearing what he has to say. the ladies are asking some really good questions i'm sure. >> that's it for us on good morning maryland at 9:00. >> don't forget. rachel ray is up next. now pay just $99.99 a month for verizon fios tv, internet and phone -- guaranteed for two years! it's an amazing offer that could save you hundreds of dollars. call now to lock in this guaranteed low price for two years. with 100% true fiber optics to your home, fios delivers the future and gives you more of what cable doesn't. the best channel lineup and more hd. america
ABC
Apr 12, 2011 9:00am EDT
came flying off. george has the highlights from last night's competition. [ music ] ♪ >> reporter: they were waltzing around the dance floor but after a slick move, she realized her shoe had slid off her foot. >> no one's shoes come off it's like stupid. >> reporter: she still got a 22 from the judges with kind words for her muse callet. >> how are they going to say to a person who falls down and shoes come off? they have to find something phrase other than you idiot. what are you doing on this show? >> reporter: she landed in 7th place with the judges but still only 4 points out of first. that honor goes to chelsea and mark who got a season high 26 for their waltz. >> we still didn't note moves. i was messing up. so this was the most terrified i've been going into a routine. >> reporter: one point behind ralph and karenna tied for second. and hines ward and kim johnson. >> you should see what is going to happen god's willing we will have something special. >> she believe more in me than myself. every week it's like oh here we go. >> you incredible. >> reporter: with 23 points a t
ABC
Nov 2, 2009 9:00am EST
waiting for george clinton and the all stars. >> instead of sweating to the olddies, we'll be dancing with the oldies. >> when the tickets used to cost one -- 1.50. >> justin timberlake comes in at must be six. >>> we have a new member of our news team. take a look at dillon. she's delia goncalves new daughter. there she is. she gave birth on november 1 new testament -- november 1st. >> she's beautiful. >> 7 pounds, ten ounces, and 20 inches long. so they're doing great. congratulations to them. she's such a commutey. -- cutie. >> you're next. >> i keep checking the phone. we've had a couple in the building here. it's exciting. >> all the kids knocking on the doors and tell me about this howard county dentist. >> there's this dentist and she wants to save your children's teeth and help the troops at the same time. a dentist in hour county collecting your candy and paying you for it. she pays you a dollar per pound and takes the halloween candy and sends to the troopsover seas to thank them for their horde work. -- hard work. >> we're not just sending the candies, we're saving lives. t
ABC
Aug 13, 2010 9:00am EDT
news george stephanopoulos. >> do you like green eggs and ham? >> reporter: of course you know the story, sam i am, encouraging, begging his unnamed put-upon friend to try, just try green eggs and ham. seen here in a 1973 cartoon. >> i do not like green eggs and ham. >> the seuss classic published in 1960 came from a bet between the author and his editor. could dr. seuss, using just 50 words, write an entertaining and intelligent children's book? in a word, yes. seuss won the bet, $1 for each word. since then it has become one of the best selling of all times readily presidents. >> would you like them here or there. >> heisman winners. >> i would not like them anywhere. >> reporter: and hall of famers. >> i do not like them -- >> sam i am. >> reporter: the book with jesse jackson's famous recitation on ""saturday night live." >> i will not eat them in the rain, i will not eat them on a train. >> reporter: you can check out the web site for green eggs and ham recipes on the food network or not. it's been turned into a kid's musical. ♪ [music] ♪ >> reporter: and a pop song. >> yo
ABC
Nov 9, 2009 9:00am EST
. he chose the shots, said let's put this together. we worked with george dover at adventure productions in baltimore, kept it local. i think they did a fabulous job. i am so honored. >> you should be. stressproject.org, what is that? >> a service i'm involved with, it's a psychologist, veterans qualify, they can get six free treatments for anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder and finding the treatments are really very effective. you can pass the link to your friends, any veterans you know. just pass it along. >> you are something. spirit of 76, spirit of' 09. i see an academy award in your future. way to go. great work. >> thank you. we're very pleased. >> again, we're going to chase everybody to the web site. see it in its entirety. you'll make people cry. >> a little. a little. it's to take the opportunity to just reflect, be thankful, pass it on and let somebody else be thankful. >>> that music is beautiful. gorgeous. if you have not gone outside yet, it's lovely out there. there's a live picture of the inner harbor now at 9:19. however, if you're headed to th
ABC
Apr 29, 2010 9:00am EDT
? >> yes. >> where are you going to school next year? >> george washington. >> virginia tech. >> northeastern university. >> not too shabby. you guys -- no one else is going with you. >> just us three. >> what did the school say when you came up with this idea. most intern at tv stations, work with mom and dad. >> at first they were really wondering what the purpose was but once we went through and explained it all they were ecstatic >> you live with cf. >> yes. >> tell me what it is like. >> every day -- cystic fibrosis is one to have most common genetic diseases effects 30,000 americans it produces a thick mucus around the pancreas and lungs make it i have difficult to swallow and digest. >> this is a great project. will you guys come back in, take a lot of pictures. >> absolutely. >> will you show us your road trip? great. good luck to you my friend you have great friends here. jake way to go. >> thank you. >> you are going to sore man. wait until you go to college and present this. what do colleges say when you present this saying we are taking this road trip. you were al
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 9:00am EDT
but george takes a look at who may be taking their dancing shoes off and headed home. [ music ] >> reporter: chris yairk joe -- gashing joe and cheryl and then romeo and his partner matchedthem. hines ward and kim johnson quick stepping to 23 out of 30 tying for first place with the judges on monday night. >> our goal is to beat last week. our biggest competition is ourselves. and i mean i can't even describe how much fun it's this week. >> this is like learning a new sport and i want to have a positive mind frame and give 110%. that's what i did. she told me -- she is whopping me. >> my job is not to let her down. she has been doing it a long time. we go as far as i go. it's her job. >> you won't head me down. >> reporter: next last week's top scorer ralph macchio. >> we didn't take easy way out. it was complicated choreography and i think can't we and she said no you can do it. >> no. no. >> reporter: this week's 5th place finisher finished with a not so quickies. what's the story there? >> i rarely am in this position without kissing, so, it seems like the thing to do. >> r
ABC
May 11, 2011 9:00am EDT
week six. but now it's week 8 and it was a tough season. george minimum okayo tells us it ended for the competition's youngest star ruers for star anding ator romeo, the dancing is done. he is the 7th star this season to get the dancing with the stars ax. >> i am sorry i couldn't win the thing for herism wanted to do it for her this year. it's one of the things, the competition this year is competitive and anybody can go at any given mom. and tonight it was us. >> reporter: romeo and his partner chelsea did make it to the top of the judge's leader board with a waltz. romeo came in season 12 after originally saying yes, much earlier. >> i think everybody happens for a reason and she was the perfect fit. i believe we made ma'amic dancing. >> he was just a great example of somebody who can come in and remain to themselves and it's a blast. >> reporter: the final four couples are already thinking about next week's semifinals. and the three dances will being doing including something now. >> winner takes all cha-cha and you will get extra points if you win. you want to win because it hel
ABC
Aug 30, 2010 9:00am EDT
nowhere though. here we go, george pinocchio on hand when the emmys were handed out. >> the emmy goes to "modern family." >> reporter: it's about an extended and very modern family, won emmy for best comedy series in its first year out. also took home the comedy writing award. "mad men" won its third best drama series award in a row. the series set in the world of 1960s advertising also earned an emmy for writing. the world war ii mini series "the pacific" won best mini series. tom hanks served as its executive producer. >> we're not engineers. we're artists. we're people that essentially build a campfire, hang around and we can keep you entertained for 10 hours. that's what we do. >> reporter: in the lead acting categories, there's a returning victor. "breaking bad"'s bryan cranston eshedz his third emmy. >> i feel glutton nows, it's more than i can take in. >> reporter: easy falco -- edie falco has won in "the sopranos" before. but she was shocked to win for "nurse jackie." >> i women i was up against, are funny talented comedians. so yes, i'm shocked. i'm not playing coy here or anyth
ABC
Jul 8, 2009 9:00am EDT
george's county serving as co-host. the race is every three years and usually makes at least one stop in a u.s. port. it would be great if you were here. the last visit was in baltimore in 2006 and 250,000 people flocked to the inner harbor to see the spectacular boats. this year boston hosted the eight-month race. justin? >>> did you notice all the race footage was stormy? lightning, rain, big waves. we hope to have much better weather in safe harbor if that's the case when it comes back to town. this is the time of year when overnight temperatures could stay in the mid-70s. it could be stifling hot. here we are into the 9:00 hour, back to 70 degrees. serious lease, this has been an impressive relief on a lot of our utility bills. something to be grateful for. and we're looking at 49% humidity, north wind at 8 miles per hour. an absolutely pleasant day setting up. 73 degrees in easton. 68 back towards hagerstown. oakland in garrett county, they are at 59 degrees with the temperatures slowly starting to respond to that sunshine but it is about that northerly wind, it is about that air
ABC
Apr 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
. montgomery and prince george's county he'll win pretty big. it's all about turnout. can you get your vote out? the last time that the democrats -- the democrats were really anxious to vote, iraq, spending scandals and republican sex candles on capitol hill, the momentum was with the democrats. this time not so much. there's been and add verse reaction to the spending and the health care bill. so we'll see why maryland is. maryland is a more moderate state, as you know. it's not the most liberal state in the country. but it is the most democratic state in the country and that registration makes it difficult for the candidates. >> everybody walks in and they go hoop and holler. and the popularity is clear. they love you. but they have a tough time voting for you because you're a republican. they will go down to the party line. how do you overcome that. they like you but they don't like your party. >> i got a lot of letters after the campaign. i got thousands of letters after the campaign. and a lot of them were along the liens i like what you did. they would name specific issues. but d
ABC
Sep 9, 2009 9:00am EDT
. >> you had george strait, brad paisley, keith urban, kenny chesney. what do you get from them when you see them on stage? >> it's awesome. to be honest with you, every time i've seen a concert from one of those guys i stole something from it i want to use in my show. i would say something and go i'm going to do that. yeah, those guys are great. >> what are you going to wear for the k -- cma? >> basically what i am now. >> here he is, darius rucker. again you're her september 27th at meri weather post pavilion. what are you opening with? >> probably with "forever" but it will be a great show, i promise that. >> good luck to you. >> thank you. >> cma awards coming up hosted by brad paisley and carrie underwood. that is wednesday night november 11th, 8:00 p.m. right here on abc2. we'll be right back. explain. oh yea, well for 6 months, customers get all three: fios tv, internet and phone for just $79.99 a month. oh, all right, see... you're just moving your fingers aren't you? i've gotta cut my nails. (announcer) now get three amazing fios services for the price of two. tv, internet,
ABC
Aug 10, 2009 9:00am EDT
. >> good morning. >> reporter: but research shows that george castanza has the right idea. >> ask him. if we can only take that 10 to 15 minutes and respect that period we will be much more productive, much more efficient, much more effective. >> reporter: at one company, they enforce a need-to-nap policy and provide a fully equipped nap room. the company says naps can even improve safety for employees that operate heavy machinery. do you ever sleep? >> you get up and try to run out before the boss sees you. >> reporter: for those without the luxury of a napping nook, youtube abounds with videos of workers catching their zs at their desks, even in bathrooms. >> wake up, palmer. >> what? >> you're fired. >> what? >> for sleeping on the job. >> reporter: assuming you don't fall asleep at the controls of a nuclear power plant a short snooze can go a long way. albert einstein, winston churchill and thomas edison all regular nappers. so is the cfo. >> i'm definitely recharged after, i fully endorse it and i look forward to it. >> reporter: i tried it myself. in the interest of research of cour
ABC
Jul 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
2003. however, students in baltimore city and prince george's county have lagged behind the rest of the state. >>> maryland's highest court doesn't want anything to do with the dispute over a laurel racing rejected slot machine bid. the court of appeals says it's in the question for the state board. laurel racing wants its slot machine bid reinstated even though it didn't put up the $20 million license fee. the high court ruled yesterday that the state board of contracts appeals has the jurisdiction over the matters first and it's too soon for the courts to get involved right now. >>> the maryland transportation administration now withdrawing a request to install audio and video surveillance equipment on buses as well as trains. this equipment would record conversations of passengers and employees. and would be part of the mta's ongoing effort to cut down on criminal activity. on the board of public transportation. however, the mta has withdrawn a letter to the attorney saying that the matter should be reviewed at the department level before they seek any legal advice. >>> let's look at
ABC
Oct 19, 2010 9:00am EDT
, keith. >> oh. >> uncle george ensighted us down so we will have a table and i will hey, get off the stage. ceremonies at michael's 8th avenue. he is going to be very honored tomorrow night. >> congratulations to everybody who is going in. >>> the charm city roller girls close out the 2010 home season. on elwood in canton is the place to be. double-header 6 p.m. the doors open. general admission tickets $10 but if your child is under 12 it's 5 bucks. and if you want more information go to charm city roller girls.com. >> buzzy, cut your speeds 30 seconds. if you have an event you want to us mention, e-mail us. you can e-mail us or send them to morning show at wmar.com. we will be right back. [ male announcer ] are you paying more and more for cable and enjoying it less and less? stop paying for second best. upgrade to verizon fios and get tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for a year. call now and we'll include this unbeatable bonus: over 110 premium channels including starz, showtime, hbo and more -- free for 3 months. and there's no term contract required. if you don't l
ABC
Jun 6, 2011 9:00am EDT
the program is dr. george dover the head of johns hopkins children's center. thanks for coming. >> >> a delight especially with the very special program. it's wonderful program to -- whoa take it for granted that reading is something you do for children. but we have learned now actually through this program how very important it is that children actually start off better in school when they are read to and they recognize things much quicker. and their adjustments as far as socially are concerned are much better if parents simply just read to them. >> i imagine too confidence it gives them? >> well, the interesting thing is books are a way for them to imagine and the first books of course are story books that parents will read and it's not for them to learn how to read but for hem to begin to use their -- them to begin to use their imagination and associate things with pictures they see. this program has been a phenomenal program. it buys books brand new books, and pediatricians now are writing prescriptions you know, read to your child two hours a day. >> that's great. >> and w
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Apr 26, 2010 9:00am EDT
minutes. he later died. would you walk past someone who needs help or is in trouble? george wrote -- do the people know he was in trouble or did he appear to be just another person drunk and passed out on the side of the sidewalk? i can't count the number of people i see a week in baltimore. if you want to share your two cents on today's hot topic log on to our fan page at facebook.com. where you'll find the story, place your comment there. and we'll share some of your other comments coming up shortly on "good morning maryland" at 9:00. >>> let's look at the cell phones. they are more than just making calls. they can browse the internet, access programs like facebook. and practically mini computers. but now you can manage your money on the fly. experts say mobile banking is finally coming into its own. joce sterman takes a look at the possibilities and the limitations. >> reporter: carol cane is a busy lady so she depends on her phone to keep her finances in order. >> i can pay bills. can i transfer funds. i can check balance. so allows me a lot of flexibility. displerks her cell phone
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Oct 20, 2010 9:00am EDT
also very grateful for the experience. and i will be back in the audience george i will be here. >> reporter: so we had to say bye to florence. but we will say hello, to rock and roll next week on dancing with the stars. in los angeles for abc news. >> i am sad to see her g i thought she looked beautiful and great. >> great job. >> she is so grateful. >> who's next now? >> i don't know. it's surprise week after week. >> kurt warner is hanging in there not even in the bottom has he been in the bottom three yet? a no. >> it's football guys. >> athletes. >> all right. we will do this again tomorrow. >> i think so. >> you up for it. >> yeah. >> let's do it. >> we will do it. >> see you tomorrow.
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Sep 16, 2009 9:00am EDT
holies, as secret as this inshent fraternity is, the masons take pride in their history. george washington was a member. the first of 14 presidents to belong as well as countless other influential men. >> one, two, three, four, five, six, seven of the supreme court justice is were free masons that year. >> wow. >> perfect fodder for an author obsessed by secret symbols and powerful conspiracies. >> now, dan brown, author of "the da vinci code" uncovers the most shocking secret of all. right in washington, dc. >> reporter: the masons admit they are a little anxious about getting the dan brown treatment. >> we don't know whether to batten down the hatches or open the doors and say come in. >> reporter: even before the book came out entrepreneurs have been angling the cash in. >> we think there will be a boom in tourism from people incredibly curious about massonic influence in america. >> reporter: author dan geffler is planning a dan brown walking tour. the washington monument, with cryptic markings made by masons. >> all these famous landmarks in washington are really a secret c
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Aug 25, 2009 9:00am EDT
prince george's county fire department spokesmen tell us that the officer was not in his vehicle when his patrol vehicle was hit from behind. he has gone to the hospital. we understand he's in serious condition. the accident took place between route 197 at powder mill road and right now all southbound lanes of route 295 have been shut down. it is causing a backup, as far north as the baltimore city beltway. that is 17 miles. that is a stretch. police say not to expect the lanes to open for a few more hours. again, avoid the area, please. >>> anne arundel county police are right now trying to find a pair of bank robbers. let's put them up on the screen. they say a woman walked into the pnc bank in crofton, grabbed a deposit slip, looked around and then left. moments later a man walks in, gave the teller that same slip, demanding money. so if you have any information that may help police id the pair or know where they are you're asked to call a robbery unit now at 410-222-3465. >>> that watermain break in downtown baltimore we've been telling you about could take nearly a week to fix. t
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Jun 13, 2011 9:00am EDT
went into the kitchen to put the tastes to the test. >> reporter: george washington liked cherries not just cherry trees. bill clinton loved a big mac and hefty william taft ate, well, just about anything. today the new national archives exhibit on americans and food reveals details about theculinary preserves of our presidents. eisenhower was i did voted to vegetable soup. queen elizabeth sent a recipe for scones with anote she wrote i generally put in less flour and milk but use the other ingredients as stated. >> reporter: that's part of the exhibit with presidential favorites like john conditioned yea fish chowder and lyndon johnson's chili. >> we need the tomatoes. >> reporter: we set out to make lbj chili and world a famous chef to help prepare it. >> not that much has changed roar also whipped up another dish -- >> reporter: he also whipped up another dish ham shortcake wouldn't first meals promoted by the government back in 1946 as part of the national school lunch act. >> you will love this. you will love this>> reporter: i know. >> what do you think? >> reporter: as for the c
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Jun 11, 2010 9:00am EDT
prince george's county overnight. trooper wesley brown was working security at the applebee's in forestville. he escorted a rowdy customer from the restaurant who was arguing about his bill. later that night, as the trooper was leaving, the customer shot brown in the parking lot. governor o'malley is at the scene and says "there's no way to make sense of a murder like this of a dedicated 24-year-old trooper out doing his job and out there on the streets for us. brown was assigned to the forestville barracks and was recently engaged to be married. >>> now to our hot topic. i know a number of our veterans are laid to rest at the arlington national cemetery. this is as disturbing as it gets. we're now finding out that hundreds of those buried at arlington have been misidentified or even misplaced. can you imagine the reaction from families thinking this historic site could foul up their final resting place? here's abc's david curly. >> reporter: on america's most sacred land, the resting place of war heroes, management has been dysfunctional, even disgraceful. the army investigation
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Feb 19, 2010 9:00am EST
new york. and if anyone's ever been to new york and you cut across the george washington bridge it's right there, absolutely. manhattan was sold there. so the show comes next week and i'm real excited by it because i read all about it. i haven't seen it. it's all about family, friends and food. we're browning some chicken nor dish. they serve this all across the hispanic world. this is a show about hispanics and family and friends. we take the chicken off after we browned it. we'll add our peppers, mixed peppers, onions, our celery. we're gonna sautee that up right there. >> all right. you want mae to do anything? >> stand there and look pretty. >> i can't compete with the food. this is way better. >> this is all ground up as you see right here. you asked me about as far as food goes at the hippodrome. >> i wanted to ask you about that because i don't think a lot of people know that you guys have food there. >> absolutely. if you have a top level banquet, we just were named best place to have a wedding in maryland. >> really? >> really exciting. we have a restaurant. let me tell you
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May 6, 2010 9:00am EDT
with sending her back. this is the history of george ugley >> thousands turned out to a vigil the same day her body came back to maryland. >> she didn't deserve to be attacked and beaten. >> her exboyfriend and alleged killer now sits in an isolated cell 23 hours a day as new details emerge about the violent crime. a police search of his apartment turned up a lacrosse t-shirt with a red stain. the investigation is also shedding new light on his privileged pass. he appeared to be the all- american athlete, an honor student. >> that wasn't george that night. that was somebody that had taken over. >> but we uncover another side. violent behavior surrounding a public intoxication arrest in 2008. >> we did end up at the ground at one point. stop resisting. >> officer rebecca was forced to use a taser on him after he threatened her "i'll kill you i'll kill all of you all." >> he became more aggressive and physical toward me. >> former fbi profile said his star athlete status may have helped shape who he is. >> they almost feel like they are royalty. the problem with that is they never develo
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Sep 29, 2009 9:00am EDT
than a year ago when trooper 2 crashed in prince george's county near andrews air force base four people died bringing scrutiny up against maryland's medevac system which is generally regarded as one of the country's best air medical services. of course there are still many painful questions for the families of the victims. questions that they are determined to get answers to. abc2 news investigator brian kuebler continues his series "after the crash" with one family's crusade in the wake of their loss. >> reporter: ashley younger was relentlessly optimistic, but she was about to leave her mark. >> the friends she met. >> reporter: the frostburg freshman's optimism only dimmed by her mother's, eager to see what this remarkable young woman would accomplish. >> she was on her way. on a roll. she worked a parttime job, she was a volunteer at the hospital in alexandria. she was on her way. >> reporter: ashley's life took a deadly detour. she was one of five aboard trooper 2 while her friend jordan wells survived, ashley and her aspirations of being an accountant died in a twisted pile
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Apr 27, 2010 9:00am EDT
. the cocaine with george bush at camp david, important to know. about our future president. oprah, you have to read all 500 pages, jamie. >> we just look through the baltimore section. >> the this is an important part of her life. baltimore. this is where she grew up. this is where she fell in love. this is the city that gave her her start. >> that's where richard sher comes in. he's here in our studio. after the commercial break we're going to bring him on and you will chat. he is mentioned in the book. >> he is. i took his -- i wasn't able to interview richard but i did a lot of research on richard. and his relationship with oprah. >> before we go -- i know we all want to hear about that, i am curious, as journalists everything depends on your sources and you have to go for somebody who is credible. has there been a point in any of the books where you thought i'm not you using this quote because it's not reliable? >> i'll tell you something -- i would never use information given by a drug addict or a felon. there is -- i did have hesitation in this particular book because oprah
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Jul 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
quickly because the rain is coming. i just felt something. we have george and dave from the show, extreme makeover home edition, george is the executive producer of the show. have you ever had your back up a wet wall like this? >> we have had it up against the wall a few times. that's what we do on the show. we put ourselves out there and try to pull off the impossible every week. guys like dave are the specialists at getting this done. >> reporter: dave, you have not slept since you got here. >> that's right. i have been here since sunday, and i haven't left. >> reporter: when is the reveal going to happen? >> that's still up in the air. we have a ton of trades out here. we need more people, we need a lot of help. we need electricians framers, siders, brick masons, and we need drywallers tonight. so we still need a lot of help. we're pushing forward and trying to do the best we can. >> reporter: take a look at this sheet here. rattle off what you have been given out today? >> constant notes and schedule schedules and plans and working with guys. we have project managers that are working
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Nov 4, 2010 9:00am EDT
/11, katrina, sending troops to war? martha has the word of george walker bush. how about that well written book. >> not much to say. we will get to that story in a bit and it's our hot topic so let's get your two cents on it. we will work out the technical glitch and figure out what it is and get your two cents but again, we have posted it on wmar facebook fan page. watch the story and if you are watching at home, you will want to see it about head to our wm-ar facebook fan page and leave your comments so we can share the comments. some of you are weighing in about this. basically let me paraphrase what it's about. one of the things that was mentioned in an interview george bush said kanya west his remarks about him being racist really hurt him. and was one of the biggest disappointments in his presidency. so, you guys are weighing in so let's hear what you have to say. put that back up. doug writes in that it's itcally a bizarre response from a man who spend most his eight years in office in a state of unconsciousness. >>> so that's what some of you are saying. but we want to hear
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Jun 7, 2011 9:00am EDT
them. >> reporter: angel and her husband made room for allen cocoa and george. george is 84 years old and a veteran of three wars. >> when i find it -- finally finished i moved back up here and saved up my money and finally got enough money together for three years and i built my house out there. >> reporter: he is paralyzed from the waist down. when it was time to evacuate the alpine area thursday night, that's the perfect story of people helping people. >> beautiful couple in the forest service. they agreed to load my wheelchair into the back of the pickup and take it out to the main road so that she and her husband could pick it up. >> reporter: every day he is checking the fire's path waiting to see if his home is still there. >> traveled the whole world and traveled all over my life and there's nothing i want better than to stay where i finally found a place to live. >> george says he is thankful to god and the firefighters for saving his home thus far. news time 9:14. and this day in history, june 7th, 1942, the battle of midway. one the most decisive u.s. investigate ris in the
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Sep 24, 2009 9:00am EDT
defeat in stride. george has all the highlights from the first elimination night of the season's "dancing with the stars." >> i hope i don't have to go back to my day job tomorrow. >> reporter: ashley hamilton didn't make it as far as his dad george did when he danced but made it on the show and considers that a victory in itself. now it's back to the standup stage. >> i allow to you make fun of me, too. >> i think people were laughing more when i was dancing. am i a dance/comedy act? >> reporter: macy gray was the first female star to get eliminated, on a short list of celebrities over the years who wouldn't or couldn't talk to the press after getting the boot. >> i think it's, you know, human nature. it's hard to control your phoenix sometimes. sometimes you need time by yourself. >> reporter: 14 teams now remain in the competition. one with a pain in the neck. >> you're going to dance with broken neck? >> we're not pulling out. this is serious we're going to find out tomorrow -- or we're done. >> it's a muscle tear, big deal. we'll take some drugs. >> reporter: the dansz teams
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Jan 18, 2010 9:00am EST
george clooney will be in l.a. you can watch it here on abc2 coming up on friday. >> also, there's a telethon set up in conjunction with scripps and the american red cross. it will be tomorrow from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. our phones will be staffed with some of the folks from the red cross so you can call in and give donations then. you don't have to wait to tomorrow to do that. we've set up a complete haiti earthquake web page where you can get the latest, the stories, everything that is going on, as well as details in to how you can help. it's on-line at abc2news.com. >>> dr. martin luther king jr. saw people in need just like those in haiti all across parts of the world and it's that message that is being felt today. more than 40 years after his death. today's the federal holiday to honor the life and legacy of dr. king. millions across the country are reflecting on what he did for the civil rights movement. his actual birthday, was this past weekend, when he would have been 81 years old. here's some of the events today, starting about an hour from now, from 10:00 a.m. to noon baltimore
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Sep 23, 2010 9:00am EDT
maryland," after this. >>> we are truly honored to have dr. george ca bone. for 20 years he has cared for those with down's syndrome. he is the director of the down's syndrome clinic at kennedy kreiger institute. we had monica last year, she was a great ambassador. how did you get into down's syndrome? >> well, as you may know, down's syndrome is a remarkably common conditioned. affects about 1 in 800 births around the world. as someone with pediatric training and training in neuroscience and development, down's syndrome presented a lot of the right kinds of questions and challenges for me. as an academic person. and the parents and the families are absolutely remarkable, and extremely remarkable to work with. >> are there more george ca bones coming up through the ranks? >> there are a few. we need to train the scientists and healthcare providers on i want level disability. >>> true or false, children with down's syndrome will never be independent? >> that's false. i think time and experience has taught us so many of tease kids grow up to be very independent, and at least semiindepen
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May 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
the couples. all of that and three dances for each of those group led to nice highlights. george pennacchio was there and has the story. >> reporter: chelsea and mark started strong with 28 out of 30 for the argentine tango. they returned with the first perfect score of the season triple 10s for the romba and 15 extra points in a winner take all cha-cha. they were solidly in first place. >> you do have that fear that if this doesn't pay off, like what else can i do? what else are we going to do? we can't rehearse more. and it was really nice to have them say you did it. you pulled it off. >> reporter: hines ward and kym johnson lost the winner take all cha-cha and managed a perfect score for the argentine tango and came back with another 10-10-10 for salsa. all this after a fallen rehearsal friday that sent kym to the hospital with a serious neck injury. >> i didn't care about the score tonight i was just in the moment of dancing with kym again because that could have been taken away you know. and i don't think i could have lived with that consciously you know having that on my m
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Sep 17, 2010 9:00am EDT
. >> reporter: i remember coming back here with george wycoff the mayor hanging on. look what you've done to the place. >> i know george well. i tried to pick up from where he was and make it a better downtown and better city. i believe because of him and because of a lot of people all around it is. >> reporter: you know what, you go up and down. there's no "for rent." it's all filled. you've got restaurants and dinings outside on main street. >> ten years ago when i was elected, we had 26 open spaces down here, 50 fronts. because of ed and a lot of people that worked hard on it, you know, we have some that are open today but they are turning over. that's good to see. >> reporter: look at this. i want to show you. what's this restaurant in the corner? >> it's called the prime meridian sushi bar. people ask me where's a good place to eat? i say every place. >> reporter: you can't beat it. >> there's outdoor dining. people enjoy the whole feeling of downtown. this is everybody's living room. come experience it. >> reporter: ed grew up here and you went to lasalle high school. >> lasalle high s
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Feb 21, 2011 9:00am EST
. kids with serious medical needs. dr. george dover director of the johns hopkins children's center. joe joe and regan warfield are in and guys this is something you are a part of every year. and never seems to get old. >> it doesn't. this year it's only three days rather than four. so we have a sense of urgency. wednesday, thursday and friday 24 year -- this year. >> were did it change to three as opposed to four. >> i think the ecomony has been tough, but i think the real issue is that there's so much turnout for this occasions and the stations have been generous we think we can do it in three days. >> this has been four days and used to start on a thursday and sunday. this year wednesday to friday. in the past, there was a lot of times being spent here some 100 hours no sleep. >> when we got it underway it was 106 hours straight. >> how was that? did the hair start to crawl or what? >> it was difficult. >> we were on the radio side so we didn't have to look good next. >> plane because 106 hours is a long, long time. >> you know, we just gut it out. you power through it after a wh
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Oct 14, 2010 9:00am EDT
. did you hear about george clooney doing charitable work in the suddenan and an elderly woman spit on him yesterday. but in the sadan it's sign of respect and love for george clooney. he didn't know what was going on. also there's an english town tweeting today. the police chief wants the politician to see what officers deal with daily. so every call every call is being tweeted today to see what they go through on a daily basis. just found out the lincoln center now has bed bugs. they found them somewhere in one of the dressing rooms. and did you hear from travel and leisure magazine the bay bridge is one of the scariest bridges in the world? ranking with up bamboo bridges in vietnam and pakistan and 7 mile bridge that goes to key west. bay bridge. what he dangerous is the two- way traffic at night. that's tough on the bay bridge. right? am i right? yes. let's go to our hot topic here today and, of course, it's what happened yesterday on your tv set. last night, shortly before nine our time, the 33rd and final miner emerged from the chilean copper mind over 22 hours after the first mi
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Aug 24, 2009 9:00am EDT
episode about the tripp family in prince george's county. they work, with three young sons, they run a church ministry for children using their own money buses kids to fun activity. the entire family is in disneyland now. the episode will air on abc2 sometime in november. >>> there's no doubt about it. these are tough times. we all have questions about our finances as well as investment. >> coming up. we have two of the best financial experts. dale horn and carl delmont, to answer your investment, savings and mortgage questions. >> more and more banks are failingerry week in our country. we take to you one bank that is succeeding even without an atm. >>> and we're getting everybody back to school, one woman in cecil county is trying to do her part to help those in need. now she's sending out donations across the country. from her home. explain. oh yea, well for 6 months, customers get all three: fios tv, internet and phone for just $79.99 a month. oh, alright, see... you're just moving your fingers, aren't you? i gotta cut my nails. (announcer) now get three amazing fios services for t
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