tv Eyewitness News Morning Weekend CBS November 13, 2010 6:00am-8:00am EST
coming up next, a pizza shop owner is shot. and a county executive tells his wife to stuff thousands of dollars into her bra. it's part of an fbi investigation. the most important two miles of railroad on the east coast and why the mayor needed to see it with her own two eyes. and taking a live look outside, it's a chilly start to the day and plenty of sunshine
will warm things up. tim williams has the details in the first warning doppler first warning weatherforecast. eyewitness news starts right now. good morning, and welcome to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. >> and i'm tim williams. temperatures are chilly, in the 30s. if you're out and about, you'll need to warm up and warm yourself up. >> yes. >> and it's a clear day, starting out, the horizon is bright and we're looking at a nice start. first warning doppler weather radar showing a different story. high pressure is in control. all up and down the eastern sea board and that's the case throughout the rest of the weekend. out to the west, we have a slow
moving system that eventually gets here and we're talking about the beginning of the week. we'll start to see clouds and rain. we're looking at that ever mooing into the region by, well, we'll say monday evening. >> and the forecast looks like temperatures in the 30s and we'll get to 66 degrees and sunshine and blue skies and overnight lows in the chilly 30s. we'll have the forecast coming up. and checks and cash is stuffed in underwear. that's part of a phone conversation that jack johnson had with his wife when the fbi knocked on their front door. >> reporter: good morning, the federal affidavit show that is the johnsons were investigated from taking bribes from
developers and they were charged with destroying evidence in an fbi investigation going on for years. >> reporter: the raid of jack johnson and his wife signals the years of covert investigating in prince county. >> the arrests were dick dayed by the defendants -- dictated by the defendants. >> reporter: first, friday morning, the feds interrepresented a meeting between the county executive and a developer. the developer handed over $15,000 in exchange for johnson's favor. and johnson says that the money was for a going away party and then the wiretap recorded a phone call. they were talking about a $100,000 check from the same developer as the feds knocked on the door. leslie says, what do you want me to do with it.
jack said, for it -- tear it and she said, down the toilet and he said yes. they talked about getting rid of $80,000 of cash. he said, put it in your bra, i don't know what to do. >> i said earlier when the facts are revealed, i'm convinced without a shadow of a doubt that i am going to be vindicated. >> reporter: the johnson's home and the office are two of the 13 places that the fbi raided friday. it's part of a probe that we don't know how big it could get. >> if you have information regarding a pay to play scheme in this county or state, it's far better for you to talk to us now than for us to knock on your door. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney couldn't say if they'll face
more charges or who else could be involved in this corruption probe, but he promised we'll learn the names of more defendants and more charges in this investigation. reporting from greenbelt, i'm kelly mcpherson. both johnsons face a number of federal charges. stay with us for the information on the arrest of jack johnson. we're following a story where the police are looking for armed suspects and a deadly robbery adeputy. the robbers burst into the mr. wing's pizza in glen burnie and one of the suspects opened fire. >> a person not an employee was inside at the time and during the confrontation, that person
was shot. >> reporter: the 20-year-old later died at the hospital. and a 7-year-old dies after he's hit by a car in north east baltimore. it happened yesterday near kristen park. there he was crossing the street with others and a car struck him. investigators believe it was pedestrian error and the driver never saw the boy. and in south west baltimore, a fundraiser for the teen victims of a crash on halloween. it killed two 17-year-olds and an 18-year-old. and the other driver ran the red light behind the wheel of a stolen car. an armed bandit robs the essex campus. kai jackson spoke to students not alerted of the potential danger.
>> reporter: the probably happened thursday evening at the baltimore county campus. officers say a student leaving class heading to her car was approached by a man she didn't know and was robbed. >> the suspect placed a hard object in the back of the victim and the victim believed that to be a gun and the victim gave the suspect her money and her wallet. >> reporter: the suspect fled, he got the victim's attention by yelling, hey, tiger. and at that point, he pushed the victim against her car and put something in her back. >> i think it's scary since it's armed robbery, who knew where he was? >> i've never seen security at night and to call if we wanted an escort. >> reporter: and the students say that the faculty members were notified and apparently, the students weren't.
that, they say is unacceptable. >> i don't think that's fair. if one should know, they all should know. >> reporter: the students want campus alerts and a greater sense of security. >> i think it's crazy how we have all of the security guards and not one was in site when this happened. baltimore county police have no information that would point to a crime problem. and the president is on the final stop on his trip overseas. he's in japan. he left a meeting without striking a deal on a free trade agreement. the things won't get easier. next week, he sits down with the republicans to talk tax cuts. >> i think that extending the tax rates and making them permanent will reduce the
uncertainty and help small businesses to create jobs again. >> my help is that somewhere in between there, we can find a solution. >> and if no deal is reached, taxes may go up. and a maryland congressman will fill a powerful role in the house. and majority leaderhoyier will be the majority whip. he'll be second in command to nancy pelosi. and the railroad tunnel that runs underneath baltimore city is a cause for concern for the past decade, now, cfx unveiled a safer tunnel. mike schuh has more. >> reporter: the rail tunnel runs from the stadiums underhoward street, up to mt.
vernon. nine years ago, a derailment starts a fire that burns for five days and east coast rail traffic is snarl and the city learns about the dragon waiting to erupt under the streets. since thin -- since then, they've created a plan and five miles of rail are replaced and will continue to be every ten years. and instead of each quarter, the tunnel will get a computerized inspection each month. they'll make a walking inspection each week and improve the danes. drains. >> we're confident we can prevent safety issues. >> reporter: and today, the mayor was taken on a tour to point out what the rail line is doing. >> i think it was important for me to lay eyes on this corridor. >> reporter: and the
improvements are more than important. for years, the cfx and city has a contention relationship. once this was settled, the relationship suddenly thawed. >> it may have been bad in the past, we're in a different time now. >> reporter: back to you on tv hill now. the fire department and the railroad are collaborating on a new system so everyone can be in touch. and after a tough loss to the falcons, the pain keeps coming. -- derek mason may have broken his pinky finger and he had surgery on the finger a week ago. and it's another road game, a trip to charlotte one week
from tomorrow. you can see the action that week here on wjz-13. the kick off is at 1:00. >> could you imagine breaking your finger twice? >> i don't know what folks will do tomorrow with no ravens. it's kind of a week to relax from the stress that that team puts you through. calm down for a week. >> right. just chill. >> yeah. it's a chilly day today. >> well, you said you felt the chill. >> yes. >> it's dry and the dew point is at 26, where the dew point goes, that's where the temperatures are allowed to fall. we have areas in the upper 20s and 78% humidity and winds from the west at 3 miles per hour. and still rising.
barometer coming up and 40 degrees on the -- 45 in oakland and then, around the area, the winds are calm for the most part coming from the west at 3 miles per hour across bwi and thursday -- and from the south east and a northerly flow and a northeasterly -- well, northwesterly wind around elkton. it's a light wind and that's the case for the day. we're continuing to monitor this cold front and this low pressure system from the west and that will get here by tuesday. monday, we'll see the clouds increase and it will be late and we'll see sprinkles moving in and tuesday, steady rain at times and it should taper by wednesday morning. and we'll see the temperatures leveling out again. the front brings in colder air
and only dropped down closer to normal and that's around the 57- degree range and the front doesn't change it too much, just a little bit cooler. the sunrise at 6:48 and sunset at 4:53 and there's a north east wind on the bay and the next high tide at 11:51. the forecast looks like this, 66 degrees and sunshine, we're well above the average and clear tonight and temperatures above the 31-degree range and 63, i'm looking at numbers in reverse here, 63 tomorrow and sunshine and clouds and then, for the next five days, 60 on monday and tuesday and we'll have rain and we don't drop much. overnight lows around the 40s to the low 30s by the end of the five day period. well, there's more to come on eyewitness news saturday morning.
it's a chilly start to the day. temperatures in the 30 areawide. and we'll look at the graphic. low pressure is moving in along with an associated cold front. that will bring us rain monday night and into tuesday. we're talking late monday. the plans won't be too affected. 66degrees and sunshine and tonight, down around 31 and clear. tomorrow, 63 and sunshine mixes with clouds and we'll have the five-day forecast coming up in a few moments. and thank you, tim, first back to some of the other stories. the police say that the search for a missing north carolina girl is over.
the dna from a bone in western north carolina matches zarra baker's. and the police found her prosthetic leg. she lost the leg battling cancer. her stepmother is behind bars for writing a fake ransom note. a new twist in the disappearance of an ohio family the police found blood in the home and it could be a sign of injuries. the police reported them missing wednesday and they're searching for a family friend. they're treating this as a simple missing person's case now. he was stranded for days and now, one passenger's lodgings didn't improve once he was back on hand. when the disabled ship arrived thursday, the police arrested her, wendy singleton. she's wanted for theft in las
vegas and passengers are routinely checked for out standing warrants. a michigan group is witcher now. the group accepted a check for $129 million. and that ticket was bought at an adult store and they're not sure if it was inside or outside. and the spokesperson says that now some of the winnings will be donated to a church? >> well, this next story will have families taking a closer look at the old heirlooms stuffed in the at tick. -- attic. a chinese vase sold for several million dollars. they found it clearing out the home of a deceased relative. >> how do you not know if it's
harvard was the only county not a drought disaster area this past year and going into the second part of november, we're plus four inches as far as rain. we're not hurting statewide. we're about 4 plus inches over. we've had a lot of rain this year. >> wow. >> and getting chunks at a time. >> and then we have a lot and
over the summer not much. and we'll help that doesn't translate into other stuff. >> you said it. >> not me. >> blame her. coming up on eyewitness news saturday morning. political corruption. and federal agents burst into the home of a federal executive and we'll tell you what they discovered in the raid. armed robbers kill a customer at store in anne arundel. >> reporter: some call it liquid cocaine, it's a drink that a maryland family believes was behind the death of their daughter. and now,the push to have it banned. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi. >> and i'm tim williams. it's the bottom of the hour and about 35 degrees and it's a chilly start to the day. and each day has started off this way. clear skies and light wind and we'll warm up nicely. the sun has helped and the flow of air from the west has warmed us up and today, no different. we're going to a high of 66-
degree and sunshine and a light wind and 31 tonight and clear and tomorrow, back into the 60s. bribery, frantic calls to destroy evidence and money stashed inside the underwear. those are the details around jack johnson and his wife. now, he's speaking out. the agents raided his home after hearing him tell his wife to flush a check down the toilet and they found $80,000 stuffed inside her bra. he's been under investigation from 2006. i'm the elected county executive and i said earlier, when the facts are revealed,
i'm absolutely convinced, without a shadow of a doubt that i am going to be vindicated. >> reporter: and investigators weren't planning on originally arresting him. but the agents who had a tap on his cell phone were forced to act. they both face a number of charges. a man is gunned down in glen burnie. it happened around 9:00 at the mr. wing's pizza. and police say that the robbers burst into the shop and opened fire after a customer told him to leave. >> a person not an employee of the business was inpsi at the -- inside at the time. and that person was shot in the upper torso. >> and the 20-year-old later died at the hospital. the police have no suspects in
the case. shot in the line of duty. a wild life conservationist is killed over the maryland/pennsylvania line and now the investigators are promising justice. >> reporter: this 31-year-old wild life officer was shot and killed. >> yesterday, we celebrated the sacrifices of the veterans and last night, we lost a hero. >> reporter: it happened south of gettysburg. he pulled over a truck after he saw the person inside poaching a deer. the passenger got out and that's when the shoot out erupted. >> my wife, pam tailor put our taughter to bed and she heard the gunshots. >> reporter: friday morning, a driver found him wounded and
they took him to a camp site. >> i can assure you, if a individual intentionally kills an officer in the line of duty, we'll seek the death penalty. >> he's dealing with individuals armed. and that's just the nature of the work they face every single day. and the passenger ran and later turned himself into the police and he's cooperating. this is the first pennsylvania game warden killed in 95 years in the line of duty. the police arrested the man responsible for a fatal shooting in baltimore county. he's held on first degree murder charges. he funned -- gunned down a 33- year-old in old court road last week. no word on what lead to the shooting. and a baltimore city tutor
is sitting in the corner a -- of a jail cell. the police charged her for billing schools for tutoring services that never happened. she turned in fake invoices and dock station -- documentation for tutoring special students. and this drink is at the center of a car crash investigation on the eastern shore and now, the critics are calling for lawmakers to ban four loko. maryland's attorney general wants to see the drink pulled from the store shelves. >> reporter: this vibrant, promising young woman dies in a crash on maryland's eastern shore. those with courtney that night say she was out of control and sped out in a truck hitting two poles and the impact threw her
body it feet and heart broken family and friends say it was a mix of four loko. one can is equal to five year beers and she drank two of them. >> she couldn't remember people's names. she blacked out within 30 minutes. >> reporter: 17 states are working to ban four loko with maryland leading the way. the chancellor has gotten the competitors to take their products off of the shelfs. >> it's dangerous for children and that's who they're marketing. it's a price point sissable to children. the caffeine dies off and then, you have the kids stone drunk. >> and we have incident after incident across the country. >> these drinks are real
trouble for the youth. >> reporter: and the fda is investigating on stopping the sell of it and other drinks. and only in one little place do you see the 12% alcohol. >> it's liquid cocaine people call it and they say it's popular and readily available. >> i got tipsy off of a few sips of it. >> i blacked out. >> reporter: and while the manufacture doesn't agree with the notion it's not unsafe, they agree with the notion of keeping adults safe and informed. they say they'll cooperate. >> and the problem is, people like courtney die and it's horrible. >> reporter: the police are waiting for the toxicology tests to return first. and both michigan and
washington state banned the sell of four loko. and the controversy over fast food kid's meals continue in san francisco and could have ramifications across the country. the legislation to ban toy give aways was vetoed and it will be law because of a vote by the board of supervisors. san francisco is the first city to consider such a ban. well, the on again, off again talks of building a new arena in baltimore is back on again. this time, it could be in a completely new location. >> reporter: several groups have played here. and they underset to pack the first mariner arena and they'll have to deal with small seats and an old building.
imagine what we could do with the old building. >> reporter: two years ago, the economy stalled this project and the question now is where to build. he runs the arena and a new building could attract bigger names and help compete with larger cities if it's near the downtown area. >> it has nice nuances and it has nicer parking. >> reporter: it's time for a bigger net and look at possible sites and the pluses and the minuses. >> reporter: he runs the city development corporation and they oversee the project. one idea to tear it down and build a new one won't work. that could put the entertainment on hold for years. if the market's strong enough, people will come back, you're taking a rick. it's a risk we don't have to
take. we would rather not take it. and the arena is built in 1962. if you're living in howard county, odds are you're doing well. it's the third richest in the nation. 30% of employed people earn into six figures. huh? >> yeah, we had folks in this building who live in howard county. i might make friends with them. >> they may not make friends with you. >> that's true. >> we don't live in howard county? >> no, i'm -- sorry. >> well, wherever you are, today's a good day to be outside. we'll go to the irish festival. i'll be out there live next hour with mike schuh and the
maryland spca is going to be here. so, you know, a lot going on outside. and if you have any plans, this weekend is going to cooperate and it's a jackpot if you made plans early on. and 32 degrees is the temperature and 26 is the dew point and relative humidity and a west wind at 3 miles per hour and 30.27 is the barometer reading. >> we have 45 on the shore and we're flanked by the 40s. 35 in elkton and d.c. and pax river where the winds are from the west. and we have a bit of a wind everywhere else and we have a northeasterly wind around parts of the eastern shore and you get the idea. they're light winds and they're
blowing around comfortably this morning and it's a bit chilly. it will be that way throughout the day. we're watching this system here, it's slow moving and active. it's moving in across the western edge of the midwest and moving across the country. it has here the different colors. it's mixing with rain and snow and that's moving in our ex- direction. we could sigh an inch to an inch and a half of rain before it's said and done tuesday. it starts to move in monday. and late monday night, we'll see rain moving from the west across the state. and the temperatures stay mild. we'll be in the 60-degree range and it cools down by the middle of the week. we won't get too cold, but it will change. we won't be too far above the normal highs. we'll be around 58 and a 57 degrees.
sunrise at 6:48 and the next high tide at 11:51 and there's a north east wind on the bay and no advisories in effect. today, 66 degrees and sunshine and the average is 67 and tonight, around 31 and below the average and tomorrow, 63 and sunshine mixing with clouds and we'll go up to 60 monday and 60 tuesday and a chance of showers throughout the day and 53 thursday and you can see the lows in the 40s. and we'll get chilly again by thursday. okay! and still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning. volcanic blasts in indonesia. the most active volcano is back to life. family business, a couple in washington state is accused of bringing their children along on a crime spree. we'll explain when we return. ,,
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bodies have been pulled from surrounding villages and the new in-- this increases the death toll from 206 to 240. the mountain forced tens of thousands to evacuate their homes. and a former university of tennessee student is accused of hacking into sarah palin's e- mail account. he was sentenced to a year and three years probation, he's also allowed to serve the sentence in a halfway house instead of prison. and sara and bristol said it caused their family serious emotion stress. and a washington couple is accused of breaking into homes and bringing their children along for the ride. >> an off duty officer spotted the pear and the same couple is
expected in five other burglaries and they let their children wear stolen jewelry to school. the couple is now behind bars. some farmers have animal problems. a moose is looking for food an it's not hurt anyone and agents are encouraging locals not to provoke it. you think? it will probably leave on its on in a few days. probably is not good enough for me when you have a moose running around. >> he's like, why can't i be there, too. >> they're as big as small suvs. you think a deer's a problem, this is like running around next to a hummerh 3. >> well, he'll leave you alone.
death, the tree house grew. >> the kids loved it and we built a highier and i designed it and created it and thought about i. >> we're the guys on the second floor. we call it black eyed susan after my mom. due to the height and the site, it needs a variance. it can't be taller than the real house and can't be so close to the water. play houses don't need a permit, but it can't be larger than 8 x 8. >> we sympathize, but it's a public safety issue. he needs to apply now and be ready to take it all down. what do you want? >> give me a few years, let my kids enjoy it and then tear it down.
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outside, plenty of sun should warm things up. meteorologist tim williams has the details in the first warning weather forecast eyewitness news is seconds away. good morning, and welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. >> and i'm tim williams. temperatures are in the 30s and a frosty start to the day. and we'll a warm up nicely and temperatures will go into the 60s, above the normal highs of 57 to 58 degrees areawide and the forecast looks like this. starting off again around the upper 30s. we have a few areas in the 30s and sunshine and wind and 66
degrees is the forecasted high and back into the 30s for tonight. we'll have the complete first warning forecast coming up. and first, here's what people are talking about. checks flushed and cash stuffed in underwear. that's part of a conversation jack johnson had with his wife as the fb, knocked on his door. >> reporter: affidavit shows that they were receiving bribes from gopers -- developers and they were charged friday with destroying evidence. the fbi raid of jack johnson and his wife signals the end of crow verdict investigating. >> the arrests were dictated by
the defendants. we react to the crimes. >> reporter: the feds disrupted a meeting and the developer handed over $15,000 in exchange nor johnson's favoritism and he said that the money was for a going away party and minutes later, the wire tab records a phone call when they were talking about a $100,000 check from the same developer. just as the feds knocked on their door. leslie said over the phone, what do you want me to do with the check and she said, do you want me to put it down to toilet. he said, yes, plush that. then, the wiretap captures a discussion about getting rid of $80,000 in cash. jack tell us his wife, put it in your bra. >> and i'm the executive and i said earlier, when the facts
are receiled -- revealed, i'm convinced without a shadow of a doubt i'm going to be vindicated. >> reporter: the johnson's home is two of the 13 places that the fbi raided and we don't even know how big this could get. >> our message is clear. if you have information regarding a pay to play scheme, it's par better for you to talk to us now than for us to knock on your door. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney couldn't say if they'll face more charges or what politicians may be involved, but he promised he'll learn the names of more defendants and charges in the investigation. reporting from greenbelt. and both johnson's face a number of federal charges each carrying 20 years behind bars.
stay with us for the arrest of county executive jack johnson. go to wjz.com for more. we're following a story out of anne arundel county where the police are looking for four armed suspects in a deadly robbery attempt. the robbers burst into the mr. wing's pizza in glenn bernie and one of the suspects opened fire. a person who was not an employee of the business was inside at the time and during the confrontation, that person was shot in the upper torso. >> the 20-year-old later died at the hospital and the police have no suspects. a 7-year-old dies after being hit by a car in north east baltimore. it happened yesterday on bel air road. he was crossing the street with other children and one adult and the car struck him. the investigators believe it
was pedestrian error and the driver never saw him. >> and an armed bandit robbed a college student in bread daylight. it happened in the essex campus. and kai jackson spoke with students who were concerned. the robbery happened thursday night at the community college of essex campus. and we captured the video as the officers responded. a girl was approached by a man and robbed. >> the subject placed an object in the back of the victim and the victim gave the suspect her money and her wallet. >> the suspect fled and he got the victim's attention by yelling, hey, tiger and at that point, he pushed her against her car and put an object in her back.
it's gotten the attention of these students. >> who knows where he went if he was never apprehended. >> i've never seen the security at night. and there's only so many secure city people. >> and the faculty was notified and apparently, the students weren't. >> they tell the teachers but not the students. that's not fair. >> the state of the unions want lighting alerts and a greater sense of security. >> i think it's crazy how we have all of the curty guard -- security guards and not one was in site when it happened. >> and baltimore county police have no information that would point to a crime problem. >> and the president is making his final stop on a ten day overseas trip president obama arrived in
japan after meeting with world leaders in south korea. he left the meeting without striking a deal on a free trade agreement. things won't get easier in washington next week. and if no deal is reached, taxes may go up. >> a veteran congressman in maryland may fill a big role in the house. he'll be the minority whip when the new congress is seated in january. he'll be second in command to current house speaker nancy pelosi. and for nine years, baltimore has been asking cfx to make the underground railroad tunnels safer and now, we're looking at the new improvements. five miles of rails have been replaced and will continue to be every tanners.
it d -- -- every ten years. they'll make a walking inspection each week. by replacing a rail and putting the pumping system in and the more frequent inspections, we're confident we'll prevent any safety issues. >> and the fire department and the railroad are collaborating on a new communication system. in case of an emergency, they can talk while under ground. good deal. >> any out door plans? anything on the agenda this weekend? >> nothing you can think of? >> no. >> well, that's bad, huh? >> well, this is a good time to make plan. >> we need to make plans ahead. i make plans in like fife minutes. >> we won't have many of these
weekends left. that's guaranteed. >> get with it, gigi. >> and including everyones. >> and temperatures are chilly and as the day progresses, you'll wish you had plans outside. maybe go for a walk or pick apples. we're going to double this temperature as the day progresses. and 26 is the dew point and winds from the west at 3 miles per hour and 30.27 and rising is the barometer and across the state, temperatures from 41 and everywhere else from in between and the coldest spot is at cumberland and 39 at pax river and 38 in elkton and the winds from the north at 6 miles per hour and there's a light breeze and clear skies and it's going to be a sunny day and hardly a cloud anywhere in site and high pressure is dominating the
eastern sea board and we'll see slow moving systems driving the cold front. we'll see the clouds increase monday afternoon and monday night. ash chance of rain increases late monday night and tuesday morning. tuesday, all bets are off. we could see upwards of an inch and a half of rain out of the system. and the milder temperatures stay out of this. the cold front will knock the temperatures back and it will do that and cooler means we'll go back to normal levels and dropping about five to seven to eight degrees brings us back to where we would be this time of the year. this is where it shapes up and the sunrise officially, 6:48 and sunset at 4:53. and today, going up to 66 degrees and plenty of sunshine and away above the average of 57 degrees.
overnight average around 31 and tomorrow, sunny sunshine and mixing with clouds. 60 on monday and 60 on tuesday and rain throughout the day. 59 and 53 for when and thursday and overnight lows in the mild 40s. there's still more to come. the search for the disappearance of a 10-year-old north carolina girl. >> from trash to treasure, a recently discovered vase sells for a record breaking price. how much was the winning bid. good morning, it's the irish fest -- festival at the state grounds. there's talk about wanting to put me in a skirt? does it happen? we'll let you know when eyewitness news continues. >> come on, mike, we want to see that.
welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. taking a look at the first warning live doppler radar. a good bit of rain heading in our way. and omaha is the site of the scepter of the -- center of the low around here and we're showing coaler air pulled in and we have areas with snow as a result of the cold front. and high pressure is dominating forecast and with the high in control, mild air stays with us and no chance of rain until tuesday or late monday. and that will not effect the plan for the beginning in the week. and we'll have temperatures around 66 degrees and tomorrow, around 63 degrees and sunshine mixing with cloud and we'll have the five day first warning forecast in a few moments there. >> >> first, back to the other stories people are talking about. the police say that the search for a missing north carolina girl is over.
and the dna from a bone matchedzarra baker and the police found her prosthetic leg. now, her stepmother is arrested. the death toll continues to rise in indonesia. more bodies have been pulled from villains around the volcano and the new count is there 206 to 240. the next story will have many families taking a closer look at heirlooms stuffed in their attic an garages. a recently inherited chinese vase sold for $83 million and that's more than 40 times the presell estimate. the family found it while
clearing out the home of a recently decreased relative. people may visit the state fairgrounds and hear [foreign word] >> michael mike schuh is out there. >> what was that phrase you used, gigi? >> [irish term] >> it means many thousand welcomes. well, back to you. if you want to learn celtic, you could come back and do it. the irish love the kilts. there's a gentlemen selling these and he came up with the idea.
hello, thank you for coming on the show. evidently, i had no idea that a traditional costs a ton of money. yes, traditionally several hundred dollars. but not ours. >> you decided -- >> exactly. and the complications of the tartans and what tartan should i use. >> a tartan is the clan? >> yes, and your family and location. >> and you wouldn't want to buy one not of your clan. no. >> and you came up with,,theada. this is an american cult and it's made out of cotton twill and we do it out of work pants fabric and that's the man purse. a cult doesn't have pockets an
-- a kilt doesn't have pockets and that's it. and the guys here may like this one, it's the mossy oak. >> and people go hunting in these -- >> sure! some guys really like their camo. and i could see the advantage of this on a hot august day. we, today, you would want to wear your wool socks. >> do you have resistance from people. that's okay. it's not for everyone. >> and who is it for? >> you have to have self- confidence and you have to have a sense of humor. >> look, funny. i'm the perfect candidate. i want a vote, do you think i
was self-confident enough and with a good sense of humor to put one on? >> yes, you have it, mike. holden a, i want -- hold on! >> oh! >> he did it. nice legs to boot. >> i was just wearing regular shoes, baby. i don't have my waffle stompers or nothing. you can dress in an american kilt and it's good for all occasions and the general manager is thinking about making all men wear them on the stories. >> as long as you have a place to carry your man gear, like he said. >> i have a place to carry my man gear. >> and let's talk about this, under 12 is free and over 12, there's a slight scale, up to
$8, i believe and they have tents and crafts and all 40 buildings are full and that's it. so, sporting the kilt and thanking mike for coming down. with self-confidence and humor. the ratings have gone through the roof. >> i think our web hits will do wonderful. >> mike schuh -- we'll check back in 20 minutes, sir. >> i'm be here. maybe with akilt, maybe not. well, i hope he has something on. well, still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning. h1n1 will be a threat again this flu season, i'm mary bubala and one mother has a story all of us most see and whwh,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
haven't gotten your flu shot, it's time. and experts are warning that no one's immune. and this morning in the flu watch report, mary bubala talks to a mother who's child died after getting the flu. >> reporter: no one can forget the h1n1 flu crisis of last year, especially a baltimore mom who lost her sun to it. >> i started giving jaylin cpr and i had 911 on the speakerphone. >> jay lin died september to the, 2009. >> he died in my arms. i couldn't resuscitate him. >> the doctors new the day after his funeral what killed him. >> h1n1 killed him. this is not your normal every day flu. >> reporter: now, as we head into the 2010 flu season, state
officials are warning that h1n1 will be a threat again. this flu goes to younger people, children in particular who haven't been vaccinated and rarely, it will make the children ill. >> reporter: the pandemic claimed 45 lives in maryland including jaylin and four other seemingly healthy earn which, like this 17-year-old and a 14- year-old. >> your daughter, brother, sister, whatever, no one needs to lose a child. >> reporter: this year, they're propping no long lines and no shortage. and one vaccine protects against three vans of the flew. >> it's important for the children to get vaccinated and everyone in the community. >> reporter: his death was a terrible blow for a mother who
prided herself on always getting her children vaccinated for the flu. we do all to protect our children and then the flu killed your son. >> i would never has imagined something that simple would have taken my son from me. >> she can't fathom no one getting the shot if it's available. >> there's a vaccination that will prevent someone from getting vaccinated. not just from getting sick, but dying. there for and i'm here and he is not. if i could save another family from going through the torture i've endured for the last year, i would say, please, vaccinate your children. and the cdc is out with new recommendations for flu imizations this year. and they recommend everyone
6 months and older get the vaccine. still ahead -- political corruption, agents burst into the home of a powerful executive. >> and a pizza parlor shooting. armed robbers kill a customer. and the future of sustainable energy is becoming reality. we'll show you a behind the scenes look at maryland's first scenes look at maryland's first wind farm, coming up. ,,,,,,,, i@@@@
welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. >> and it's the bottom of the hour. and it's going to be another chilly start to another nice day. we'll double the temperature we have now before the end of the day taking a look down at montgomery park down on south west portion of the city. just a light breeze blowing out there and a comfortable day. we'll go to 66 degrees today and plenty of sunshine and a calm day in general overnight lows in the 30s and colder in the north and west and 63 tomorrow and sunshine mixing with clouds. we'll have the full forecast
coming up. and thank you, tim. here's what people are talking about this morning. bribery and calls to destroy evidence and money stashed inside underwear. those are the details surrounding the arrest of jack johnson and his wife. now, he's speaking out. agents raided his house after allegedly hearing him telling her to flush a check down the toilet. and he's the subject of a bribery investigation and now, he says he's innocent. i'm the elected county executive and i said when the facts are revealed, i'm absolutely convinced, without a shadow of a doubt that i am going to be vindicated -- >> and investigators say they weren't planning on arrested him yesterday, however, the
agents who had a tap on his phone were forced to 5:00. both face a number of charges now. >> and more now on a story we brought you as breaking news at 11:00. a man is gunned down in glenn bernie. it happened in baltimore and the police say that the robbers burst into the shop and opened fire after a customer told him to leave. >> a person not an employee was inside at the time and during the confrontation, that person was shot in the upper torso. >> the 20-year-old man later died at the hospital and the police have no suspects at this time. a wild life conservationist is killed in a shoot out. he was killed thursday night south of gettysburg. he pulled over a truck after he
saw the person inside poaching a deer. this is the first pennsylvania game warden killed in the line of duty in 95 years. >> the police say they killed a man responsible for a shooting. he easeled on first degree -- he's held on first degree murder charges. he shot someone last week and no word on what lead to the shooting. and a baltimore city tutor is in the corner of a jail cell after indicted on serious charges. she was accused of billing tutoring services that never happened. and a controversial energy and alcoholic drink is at the
center of a fatal car crash investigation on the eastern shore. the 21-year-old was out of control after drinking two cans of four loko. she died after crashing a truck into a pole and critics say that it's time for maryland to ban that drink. well, i think it's dangerous for children. that's two whom they're marketing. it's a price point easily accessible and what happens is that the caffeine dies off and you have a kid stone drunk behind the wheel of a car. >> it has the caffeine of four sodas and the alcohol of four beers and several states already banned it. -- >> the controversy of fast food kids meals continues in san francisco and legislation to ban the toys was vetoed by san francisco's mayor and it will
be law by the city board of supervisors and san francisco is the first city to consider such a ban. and a major step forward in the quest to build a wind farm. and this week, federal regulators give parts of the plan a green light to clear the hurtle and expanding the wind power. it could provide as much electricity as a coal powered power plant and now, maryland's first on shore wind farm is weeks away. and this morning, adam may takes look at maryland's new wind farm. >> reporter: this is the criteria wind farm in garrett county. it's finally planning operations for next month. rising high above the
scenic hill tops in western maryland, the state's first wind farm is operating in a few weeks and wjz got a tour as the crews put the finishing touches on the wind farm. this is the first wind project and we're proud of it. it's elegant. >> he's the senior vice president for conservation energy. they'll produce enough electricity to power 21,000 homes a year. >> we like the wind. >> build more, build more. >> reporter: the expansion of wind is a key component and some european countries get a 5th of their energy from wind and most of our energy is from coal and gas and wind energy is less than 1 peculiar. >> -- 1%. they're making the contribution from cleaning up the pool of
power that we have. what's inside the huge towers. >> the manager showed wjz how the wind farm works and gusts of winds cranked the general rater. and all 28 of the towers feed into this station. >> it will end up in someone's home. you know, eventually. >> and right now, maryland trails most other states and that could change. >> this could become home to one of the largest farms after the regulators agreed a state proposal off of the coast and that could power a million homes and create jobs for people like this electrician who's almost done with his job. >> we keep hearing this is a bad economy right now. >> and i probably would have been laid off if not for this job. >> if maryland is a leader, we
could have more jobs. and governor o'malley set a goal for maryland to get 20% of the power by green sources. and don't miss out on easy ways to save money when it comes to your home. mary bubala has energy saver idea. >> good morning, if you have an older appliance, there's a way to save energy. s you a power controlling device to save the motor. it works for most made before 1990, the power controlling devices are about 30 to $60 you can take hundreds of dollars in costs each year. i'm mary bubala, wjz-13, trying to help you be an energy saver. and for more information, go to wjz.com. and click on our special section on the home page. >> and the on again, off again
talks of building a new arena in baltimore are back on. this time, the venue could be in a new location. the leaders are looking at a site for a new indoor arena and the city originally planned on tearing it down and the city leaders say that would leave them without an arena while the new one's being built. if you're in howard county, odds are you're doing well. and this is ranking them third richest in the nation. the county's executive attributes it to the high number of neighbors with graduate and post graduate degrees. all right, howard county. i have called two of my howard county friends both in this building and neither have answered their phones i just happened to be in the
neighborhood and i heard you were rich. >> here he is, everyone. >> close the blinds. >> we, it's a nice day to be out and about. where ever you may be. all of them frosty and we'll warm up nicely here. we have high pressure in control and the high is dominating the forecast and has been for the last week allowing for dry, mild air to move across the region. we've had dew points in the arizona range and reflecting around the 12% range and yesterday, we had the dew points and human both at 12, 12%. that's not something we typically see on the eastern sea board and we've had that. today, the relative humidity is up and as the temperature gets further and further away, the humidity starts to lower. we have winds from the west at 3 miles per hour and another
dry wind moving across the region and 32.7 is the barometer reading and temperatures bring from 45 in oakland and 41 in pax river and ocean city and 38 in ocean ekeland -- oakland and a bit of a variable wind from every direction and it's a light wind and that's going to help things coo open moving -- things keep moving. and we'll continue to watch those slow moving low pressure systems and the cold front moving from the midwest and it will get here by monday and tuesday. and it will bring us an inch of rain before it's said and done and until then, the high pressure keeps the temperatures in the moderate range. and the temperatures will cool down by the middle of the week and with the rain moving through, we'll get closer to normal highs.
and seeing sunset today at 4:53 and the next high tide at 11:31. plenty of sunshine and 31 degrees tonight and again, that's below the normal. in, we're spanning the globe here we the temperatures. and 63 degrees sunday and 60 monday and 60 tuesday and rain. and all right, there's more to come on eyewitness news saturday morning. it's getting colder outside. that's why we have a dog in here with a sweater on. it's time for you and your pets to keep from going stir crazy. >> i'm mike schuh at the fairgrounds and baltimore has an amazing irish history. we'll talk to a photographer who helped to document it. ,,, 3q
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well, there's plenty of good craft going on with irish food, drink and dancing. >> we're going back to mike schuh at the maryland state fairground. oh, i have to make sure i get your name right, schuhland. >> and we have to make sure we get the crack right. >> how's the crack? [irish accent] >> does that mean how are things. great fun. this is denny from baltimore. denny, hench, irish and taught in baltimore public schools and historian. there's a huge cultural part. tell me about your work and about how irish flooded into
baltimore in the late 1800s. >> well, we're highlighting over the exhibit, the irish railroad workers museum and the shrine. they're talking about the thousands of workers that found work at the railroad yards an put down roots in west baltimore. the museum is at 918 lemon street one block north of pratt street. when the irish came to the city, they were fortunate, they could find employment at the bmo and went to the catholic church and when to the mark and built a community there. it's a wonderful piece of baltimore history. >> and your photography work is gorgeous and they assimilated
and moved on and the irish community isn't in that area nowing they're everywhere. >> the story is the like the story of america. like so many groups that came to philadelphia and new york that would leave because of forces mean spirited, they wanted to practice their religion and culture and when they got to america, they had the opportunity and this story, on some level is known for those all over the city. >> and we're at the maryland irish festival from noon until 11:00 and free for under 12 and some charge up to $8. if you need to get any kilt wear out here, i understand, of course, the guy who let me wear a kilt. there's also a guy selling them here today. reporting live, mike schuh, wjz- 13 eyewitness news back to you on tv hill.
i'm hoping that's not part of your new biking gear. >> yeah, it is, you got a problem with that. >> none at all, michael. >> and mike schuh, reporting live from the maryland state fairgrounds. sometimes he shaves his legs, sometimes he doesn't. >> and still ahead, we're back in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
>> good morning, thank you for having us. this is little dash, she's a 2- year-old chihuahua mix. he's shy and would do well in a quiet home and before we went on, he was sleeping in my lap. he's a sweet little guy. >> he needs a home and we'll tell you how to adopt him or a cousin here. walk us through, what can you do to make your winter go by? >> well, the colder it gets, the less we want to go inside. >> and the first one, i brought a pillow, you say, what can i use them for, you can hide the treats behind the pillows and let your dog search them out. that's a great way to keep them focused, too. hide a treat under a different cup and the dog has to knock it over to find a different treat, then, we have the find a
squirrel game. you can hide different squares and they squeak and your dog searches them out inside here. it's a fun little game. >> this could take hours. and it keeps all people happy. this is k-9 genius. and this is another toy you can put treats in it and the dog has to figure it out. and i'm also a fan of the laser pointer. this is a great thing for dogs and for cats. you move it around and they have to chase it. >> and while we're on that, you have a towel over there. >> yes, this is my favorite game. you can use a towel and you simply put it over the dog's head and they have to find out how to get out of it. it uses their energy and their mind. and it's an intelligence test.
use a bigger one after the smaller one. >> yeah. exactly. that's this? >> that's a buster cube. you can put treats inside this hole inside. and the treats fall out and it's like a puzzle toy. a buster cube. very nice. >> tell us, katie, how can someone adopt buster, wait, not buster. >> if they're interested in dash, they can come today from 12:00 to 3:00. >> and does he come with the sweater. >> yes, got to keep him warm. >> and give them a call. and you're located at fall's road. >> yes, 3300 falls road. >> yes, at the cornerality 83. thank you. >> we'll be back in a moment with the five day. ,,,,,,
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