tv Eyewitness News Morning Edition CBS July 19, 2012 6:00am-7:00am EDT
good morning. it's 6 o'clock, july 19th, this thursday morning. jessica kartalija in for don scott this morning. we have weather and traffic together. let's head over to marty. >> let's take a look at the doppler. we have cloudy skies over the metro. there's a light shower, it's going to sneak in to columbia's slice of howard county i think maybe over the next hour. any moisture is not a bad thing. the mid 70s on tv hill. 76 is going to be 4
degrees cooler than this time yesterday. 89 at lunch on a way to a high temperature of 93. the mass heat index today 96. watch for a chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms, nothing severe expected. jessica, take it away. sglz -- >> thanks. now over to sharon gibala at traffic control. >> we already have enough problems as it is. three accidents. one of them on the inner loop, another one on the jfx in the northbound direction and a third one still there, 295 southbound at route 100. if you're headed downtown art escape closures are already in effect for west preston. you're looking at a street closure were -- for that water main break. light street closed downtown. speeds looking good, 61 is your average on the top and west side of the beltway. there's a live look at 795, traffic starting to
build just a bit but no delays. remember wjz 13 is always on so for traffic information log onto wjz.com. jessica, back over to you. >> thank you. here's what people are talking about, record breaking heat followed by severe storms. this morning we're coming off an extreme 24 hours here. wjz and mike schuh is live with a look at the impact. >> reporter: good morning. when you have a front come through where the temperature on the backside is different than the temperatures on the front side, you're going to have severe storms. that's what we saw last night. >> powerful winds, sideways rain pounds annapolis flooding roads as lightening lights up the sky. edward thomas was inside his home when a belt of lightening hit the house. >> i was looking out the back door and saw sparks going off out back. >> he and his wife made it out but much of the house torched.
>> it's devastating. to see your home go up in smoke, it's devastating. >> high winds took out this tree in dc knocking out power. dangerous winds caused officials to shut down the bay bridge during rush hour. from chopper 13, you can see the line of storms stretching across the horizon. those storms ushered in cooler temperatures bringing relief to those outside for the first time in days. earlier it was empty tables and deserted playgrounds. >> it's like walking into a sauna. it's miserable. >> everyone hiding from the brie brutal -- brutal sun. >> like a crab. >> on wednesday baltimore reached a record breaking 104 degrees. >> you just want to sit inside all day. >> a record many hope we won't see again any time soon. >> reporter: bge reports that 9,500 people had their power
kicked out by that storm, all have been restored. mike schuh reporting live. back to you. >> when extreme weather hits remember wjz is always on. for instant updates on the forecast and live doppler radar log onto wjz.com. this morning it's back to work for city crews trying to repair that water main break. the broke main along light street had previously been identified as high risk but there were no immediate plans for repair. now crews are replacing 700 feet of pipe from monday's mess. it will be 3 weeks before light street reopens between baltimore and lombard. another repair of a city water main threatening to burst has created mandatory warn restrictions in the northern and western sections of ann arundel today. that means no out door water use and limited indoor use. voluntary restrictions are in place for howard county. this morning we're learning more about the cause of a massive 7 alarm brush fire on kent island.
investigators link that fire to marijuana. at least 40 acres of woods and homes are burned after the fire broke out almost a month ago. kai jackson explains even though a lot of time has passed it's still very active. >> thick smoke and ash filled the skies of kent island in june as a brush fire burned ed 48 -- burned 38 acres of woods. >> i wanted to see if my house was still here. >> rich in natural resources kent island is a jewel. the fire went to 7 alarms and demanded more than 200 firefighters. it threatened people and property. after a thorough investigation the department of natural resources may have found the cause. >> we think right now the most likely cause is some type of disregarded material. >> the disregarded material that dnr found was marijuana. it's unclear who owned it. >> what we found is the area of or begin of the fire was a
suspected marijuana grow area, where it looks like somebody had been cultivating plants. >> nearly a month lather -- later the brush fire is still burning but not contained. >> because of all the draught -- drought condition it's difficult. >> the department of natural resources says the marijuana that was recovered was given to the drug task force, they burned it. it is now up in smoke. i'm kai jackson. >> the department of natural resources says it will continue to monitor the hot spottings -- spots. pret ty soon baltimore city police will get help from thousands of electronic eyes. the new systems will allow businesses and residents to incorporate their security cameras into the city watch system. officers will be able to access registered camera systems in an area near a crime. the man charged with killing unarmed florida teenager trayvon martin is speaking out about that faithful night.
george zimmerman and his attorney talked about the killing. his regrets and he reached out to the teen's parents. randall pinkston has the latest for wjz. >> i do wish that there was something, anything i could have done that wouldn't have put me in the position where i had to take his life. >> george zimmerman says his confrontation with trayvon martin didn't last long before martin started throwing punches. in an interview zimmerman recould wanted how martin a-- recounted how martin approached him shortly after he called police about a suspicious person last february. >> he asked me what my problem was. i looked up and he punched me and broke my nose. >> zimmerman appeared with his attorney. the neighborhood watch cal tan has been free but not seen since posting $1 million bond july 6th. he claims the unarmed teen attacked him while he was patrolling a gated community. martin's
family alleges zimmerman shot their son because he was black. zimmerman said as the two struggled that night he felt his life was in danger. >> he said you're going to die tonight [beep] and took one hand off of my mouth and i felt it going down towards my belt and holster. that's when i didn't have anymore time. i feel that it was all god's plan. >> trayvon's father took exception telling the associated press there is no way god wanted george zimmerman to murder my teenage son. randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> zimmerman is charged with second degree murder. turning now to sports t oriels come -- sports, the oriels come out on top over the twins. adam jones hit a two run homerun. after that the twins couldn't catch up thanks to the pitching efforts of tommy hunter. he helped the oriels end their losing streak.
the o's win 2-1. their road trip continues this weekend in clooe -- cleveland. saturday it's on wjz at 7:00. >> all right. i was just looking at an interesting sky picture. we have over cast conditions, starting to get breken over cast. let's -- to get broke n over cast. there's a lite shower approaching -- light shower approaching western howard county. our watch warning and advise vi d ri -- advisory graphic is clear this morning. today, tonight and maybe a little bit of tomorrow, mostly cloudy, about a 70/30 mix of clouds and sun and a chance of a passing thunderstorm. nothing severe expected. if we can get a couple of showers and
thunderstorms it wouldn't be a bad thing given how bone dry the region is. you have a chance today and tonight, tomorrow a less of a chance, saturday a pretty good chance. i'll show you why in our first warning weather segment. have you ever -- been over there to rub johnny's foot yet? >> reporter: not this morning. >> reporter: >> you can see his left foot. >> reporter: you know what, marty, right now, just because you said it. >> there you go. that's it. >> reporter: there you go. >> we have good luck for the broadcast. >> reporter: you know, it's midsummer, not yet ravens season but it is training camp season. the ravens and their fans and this statute all getting ready for it. all the details straight ahead when eyewitness news morning edition continues.
good morning. primarily gray skies, a couple light showers west of columbia. again, today, tonight, not so much tomorrow but saturday we have a chance of getting a little bit of moisture in here. that's going to be the only chance. sunday and beyond looks to be beautiful but dry weather. 77 right now, 79% humidity, barometer is 29.91. you look at these numbers and say it's warm, humid and stuffy again. yeah, it is but there's a different feel to the morning. there's not a lot of tension. western maryland pleasant, 66 oakland, the mid 70s easton, packs river and ocean city, 80 annapolis and kent island, 77 in columbia. that cold front dove through the ree -- region and
put its brakes on. we have to think to ourselves there could be a chance of a shower or thunderstorm around, nothing severe. 93 today, the max heat index 96. still hot but not the blow torch of the past few days. 70 over night. tomorrow maybe a couple of thunderstorms, a high of 82. saturday looks like a couple showers, we may get rain saturday, 84. big change many that day's for-- in that day's forecast. sunday 87, very nice. monday and tuesday temperatures in the low 90s. now over to sharon at traffic control. >> good morning. we cleared up one accident on 295, now we have another one. this one is blocking two lanes. it's on 295 at 195, the left and the right lane are blocked, only the center lane getting by. you're looking at a back up past the
beltway. if you're headed out on the beltway, we have an accident on the inner loop. another one on the jfx approaching ruxton road. art escape closures already going into effect, west preston and that whole area is closed. you're looking at a closure because of that water main break downtown light street between east baltimore and lombard. there's a look at your speeds, no delays out there on the beltway. there's a look at 95 at fweltway in the southwest side looking -- beltway in the south west side looking good. this traffic report is brought to you by your toyota dealer. now is the time to make the jump. back over to you. all right. gigi barnett is with us at the russell street coliseum where thousands of people line up to walk over before walking over into that ballpark and touch either foot.
it's become a real -- it's become a real baltimore football thing. it's beautiful. how you doing? you look fine this morning. >> reporter: i'm well. that means i get good luck today. >> that ain't a bad thing at all. >> reporter: no. you know it's not a bad thing. you know what else isn't a bad thing, training camp. >> we're getting red i do start the campaign -- red to i to start the cam -- ready to start the campaign. this is the community kick off to the ravens condition. the team's catch word this year is team. i think it has a lot to do not with just the team on the field but what you might call raven nation. remember, after our last home victory harbaugh and the coaches awarded the fans the game ball. it sits in a glass case on the mantle near the super bowl
trophy when you walk into the training complex. this is, i think, the beginning of what we might call a team. take it a i-- away. >> reporter: it begins next thursday. raven redys -- ravens are honoring all the fans. the other thing, a sold out event. can't get tickets to this. the first ever purple bingo night, which is tonight from 6:00 to 9:00 and tori smith is going to be there. this is an event that was a target for women. tori smith is going to be calling out all the numbers and taking pictures with all the winners. as i mentioned, that's tonight from 6:00 to 9:00. sorry, no more tickets available. it's sold out already. you know, you mention the name tori smith and all the fans take over. back to you, marty, back to you, jessica on tv hill. can i rub that statute one more time?
>> yeah. >> do me a favor, go get the right foot. >> reporter: i don't know. >> for some reason -- >> reporter: i can't do it. >> yeah , you can. >> gigi is an athlete. >> for some reason ron and i always end up getting the right foot. there you go. >> i had to rub marty's boot this morning. >> reporter: what kind of luck did that bring you? >> it hasn't yet. >> we're still on the air, okay. don't knock it. we're still on the air. >> reporter: you know what i say, if it works, work it. >> that's it. all right. gigi, we'll talk to you in a bit. we'll see you. bye-bye. >> could you imagine swinging by the tailgate to rub marty's boot before the big ravens game. harbaugh would be like don't rub the boot. all right. >> [
laughter] >> you're turning such a beautiful shade of gray. >> better than the shade of gray, marty. it's bad writing. >> on that note, we will be taking a break. >> i'm mary bubala. michael phelps said this will be his last oh lympics. his biggest hurdle to making world history just ahead. mrap [ male announcer ] now at your neighborhood subway: the new santa fe steak melts. get extra grande flavor with the santa fe steak & bacon melt or add egg for a santa fe steak, bacon & egg melt, perfect for breakfast or any time of day. subway. eat fresh.
it will be the biggest really love ri at the summer oh -- rivalry at the summer olympics. baltimore's michael phelps will be in the middle of it. >> michael phelps is back in the water hoping to add to his metal collection. he already has 16, 8 from last summer. >> the only thing i'm worried about is myself and preparing myself to go out and represent my country and step up wearing the stars and stripes and try the best as i can. >> this time phelps finds himself against fellow american ryan lochte. they are fierce rivals in the pool but also friends. >> we have a great relationship. we have a great rivalry and friendship. last night he was in my room and we were playing cards. >> if phelps earns metals in three of the seven events he's expected to compete he will
break a world record and become the most decorated olimpian in history. >> lochte is also a tough competitor with 6 metals already. he's hungry for more. >> i mean, it's a split family. >> the brothers waited for hours in the rain to watch practice in tennessee. >> it's cool to come out and hear these guys cheering us on. >> the crowds will be larger and louder when they face off in don't. right now -- in lon ton. right now the -- london. right now the most decorated is 18 metals. >> phelps says he will retire after the games. next up this morning right here on wjz. speaking out, george zimmerman talks about the night he shot and killed trayvon martin. what he's saying in his
first interview. >> fixing the water main mess. i'm mel mike hellgren. why -- i'm mike hellgren. why these lines were never fixed and where's the next big break going to happen. >> summer -- some are paying the price for the cooler weather. a live report on the storms next. >> if you're just about to head out a big problem on 295. now over to marty. >> he plays an r and b super star turned minister. that's the latest role of cedric the entertainer talking about his new show soul man on coffee with. it's the morning edition it's the morning edition and we'll,,,,,,,, ççç
we have gray skies in the area and a light shower across howard county. that may be the flavor of the day. it's so dry i hope you get a quick passing shower. 77 degrees on tv hill right now. that's 3 degrees cooler than too time yesterday. by lunch 89 going to a high of 93. maximum heat index today 96. that's hot but 10 degree when it comes to heat index cooler than the past two afternoons. there's a chance of an afternoon passing shower later on. now over to sharon at traffic court -- control. >> good morning. not such a great morning on 295 south bound. it's blocking the left and right lane. if you're headed out we still have that closure in place for art escape that's going to be going on on west preston. we still have that closure for the water main break in downtown, light street remains closed between east baltimore and
lombard. one accident isn't the city, that's going -- in the city on mount street. on the beltway speeds starting the slow just a bit on the west side, 54 is your average. tlts -- there's a look at 95, everything looking good there. no issues at spaghetti junction. this traffic report is brought to you by your toyota dealer. for your best deal on a new car you have to look beyond the day you buy it. toyota's are built to save your money today and tomorrow. now is the time to jump to toyota. visit bye buy a toyota.com. se vere storms and extreme heat. our area is hit with a one, two punch. mike schuh is live with more on the impact of this wild weather. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. when you have such a distinct change in temperatures it's accompanied with severe storms. that's what happened around rush hour last night. the hardest area hit, south of baltimore. >> powerful winds in odonton,
wideways rain pounds annapolis flooding ing roads. edward thomas was inside his home when a bolt of lightening hit the house. >> i was looking out the back door and saw sparks, like a flare going off out back. >> he and his wife made it out. >> you see your home go up in smoke. >> high winds took out trees and knocked out power. the bay bridge was shut down during rush hour. from chopper 13 you can see the line of storms stretching across the horizon. those storms ushered in cooler temperatures bringing relief to those outside for the first time in daysful -- daysful -- days. >> it's maize rabble. >> -- it's miserable. >> everyone hiding from the brutal sun. >> like a ball -- baltimore crab
being steamed. >> on wednesday baltimore reached a record breaking 104 degrees. >> you just want to sit inside all day. >> a record many hope we won't see again any time soon. >> reporter: 9,500 people had their power knocked out. bge says they have all been restored. reporting live, mike schuh. back to you. >> when extreme weather hits, wjz is always on. for instant updates on the forecast and live dollar radar log onto wjz.com. the weather cannot stop work on a broken water main near one of the most critical intersections in the city. mike hellgren reports, the repairs could take up to 3 weeks. >> as crews work in the triple digit heat the new pipe has arrived, red to i to go 7 -- red to i to go 7 feet -- ready to go 7 feet under light street replacing the broken main. traffic is still snarled here. patience is wearing thin.
with no water, some businesses remary -- remain shut down. >> every day we lost like 4 to $5,000. a lot of customers. >> it will be 3 weeks before light street reopens between baltimore and lombard. the main has been identified as high risk before the break. there were no immediate plans for repair. >> this is not the first time we've had to deal with a big water main break. at the rate we're going it won't be the last. >> dpw replaces 5 miles of pipe a year. it's trying to increase that to 40. 3,800 miles are in the system, meaning it will take years to fix it all. there are high-tech methods to search for weak and broken mains. they hope that will keep the agency ahead of disaster. >> there's some things we can do to probably give us the
advantage. >> the department of public works says it's just not feasible to fix all the risky water mains in baltimore. they say it would cost billions of dollars, money they do not have. reporting from downtown, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> the main is being replaced is from 1889 and 1914. crews are putting down 700 feet of new pipe. the repair of another city water main has created mandatory water restrictions in northern and western sections of ann arundel county. that means no out door water use and indoor water use. voluntary restrictions are in place for howard county also. the man charged with killing unarmed florida teenager trayvon martin is speaking out about that night. in his first interview george zimmerman talks about the killing and his regret. randall pinkston has the latest for wjz. >> i do wish that there was something, anything i could have done that wouldn't have put me in the position where i had to take his life. >> george zimmerman says his
confrontation with trayvon martin didn't last long before martin started throwing punches. in an interview zimmerman recounted how martin approached him shortly after he called police about a suspicious person last february. >> he asked me what my problem was. i looked up and he punched me and broke my nose. >> zimmerman appeared with his attorney. the neighborhood watch captain has been free but not seen. zimmerman claims the unarmed teen attacked him while he was patrolling a gated community. martin's family alleges zimmerman shot their son because he was black. zimmerman said as the two struggled that night he felt his life was in danger. >> he said you're going to die tonight [beep]. he took one hand off of my mouth and i felt it going down my chest towards my belt and my holster. that's when i didn't have anymore time.
i feel that it was all god's plan. >> tray son von's father -- trayvon's father told the associated press, there's no way god wanted george zimmerman to murder my teenage son. randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> zimmerman is charged with second degree murder. a person tries to abduct a little bit in philadelphia and it's all caught on camera. it -- this is video of the 10-year-old girl and her 2-year-old brother walking. in broad daylight you can see the suspect try to pull the girl off the street, putting his hand over her mouth then picking her up. luckily she fights back kicking, yelling, biting and scratching just like her dad taught her. >> never been so end raged and mad and probably hurt and upset. >> the suspect gives up and drives off. a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest.
supreme court chief justice john roberts weighs in over a kron -- kron troe ver si over con -- controversy for taking dna. a man was just arrested for an assault from 200 2009. under armor honored a baltimore city. she trained girls for 10 weeks until they could run 1 mile and tracked their progress online. she gets an under armor sponsorship deal that includes training and athletic gear. the oriels bounce back against the minnesota twins. adam jones stepping up to the plate doing his part, hitting a two homeruner. tommy hunter pitched into the 8th inning and made some nice plays.
the o's get the win 2-1. the oriels road trip continues this weekend in cleveland. you can see the oriels and indians live saturday night at 7:00 on wjz 13. >> did adam jones make a fashion statement? he likes to show a lot of pose as we used -- a lot of hose, as we call it socks. is he wearing orange socks underneath his hose? that was a cool look. it's not how you play, it's how you look. instead of the white socks under the black hose, i think he had on orange socks. that's kind of cool. coming up on coffee with, cedric the entertainer joins us. he's been on the show a bunch of times. he's going to talk about his new roll as an r and b super star, rapper turned minister. it's a great premise.
warning doppler radar. we have a light shower across howard county now moving. that's about it on the scan for right now. 77 on tv hill. 79% humidity, calm winds. it looks warm, human and stuffy again. when you -- humid and stuffy again. when you walk outside there's not a lot of tension to the atmosphere. 61 oakland, 68 cumberland, 76 elkin, the mid 70s easton and ocean city, 81 in dc, 80 annapolis and kent island, 77 rock hall and columbia, 73 in westminster. we've had that frontal boundary sag down. it's still in close proximity. because of that there's going to be an occasional ripple move our way. we may see a shower or thundershower, nothing severe expected. drive an hour and a
half north, very refreshing. the thinking today is you may see a passing shower or thunderstorm, nothing severe expected. 90 the high, mass heat index 96. tomorrow maybe a couple thunderstorms, but i'm in the going to put that -- i'm not going to put the symbol up. 84, more than just a couple of showers around saturday. sunday 87, monday and tuesday 92. take it away, jessica. how over to sharon at traffic control. >> good morning. another problem on another major roadway. another accident on the beltway, this latest one on the inner loop. we still have that accident on 295 southbound, that's at 195 blocking the right and left lane. you're looking at a back up past the beltway. another accident in the city on west baltimore at south mount.
light street remains closed because of that water main break. speeds on the west side of the beltway now slow, 44 miles an hour. we're looking at slow and go traffic on 95 southbound between white marsh and 895. this traffic report is brought to you by your toyota dealer. see why now is the time the make the jump to toyota. back over to you. this morning's coffee with is with cedric the entertainer. the satellite interview is furnished by tv land. welcome back to the eyewitness news morning edition cedric the entertainer. what's going on? how are you? >> guys, what's up? how are you doing? >> great. i have to tell you something. i'm pretty jacked up on the soul man. it screams of the life of al green with humor. >> yeah. >> is that where you got the idea for this? >> very loosely based on that
al green's life, of course, mc hammer kind of did the same thing, mace, the rapper. it was off a joke i used to do, what if r kelly became a minister with all those sexual songs. i was like, man, what if somebody just had a lot of really super sexual songs and now he's a minister you'd be like really that guy. i don't know. >> you got me with that one. >> yeah . >> what got the super star to find religion and move to st. louis and get into a church? >> you know, it was just one of those things where i was transitioning in life, had it all, living at the top of the game in vegas, touring the world. you need more. you kind of did the limos and campaign.
my dad was a preacher and i just found myself being called back to the church. i go back to take over my dad's church as he retires. you see that where he doesn't believe me and he's kind of old school kind of guy. you see the struggle that i have with him. my wife still loves the campaign life. she doesn't want to go be this church lady at all. she wears tight dresses and still wants to have a margarita and all that kind of stuff. it's fun to see that transition. that's what the show is all about. >> you yourself are legit, right? >> yeah. i find myself drawn back in at times to my old life, wanting the sing, wanting to be the celebrity whenever somebody
recognizes me from my past i'm always kind of happy and proud. it's one of these things. you definitely see that my path is to help others and to try to be on this christian journey. it's the fate based orientation of the show. we do want to have a lot of fun with it. >> something tells me you're going to have a ton of fun with it. the possibilities are enormous. given your mind, you may have three seasons written already. >> definitely. you fro know, i see the growth in it. actually what's going to happen in a course, the church is one of the places where so many people can come through for so many different reasons, be it weddings, funerals, counseling all those kinds of things. we got the great tonight to have cool guest stars come on the show. we've been having a lot of fun with it. >> i have to tell you, i'm looking a look -- at the logo behind you. it
looks like coco does cedric the entertainer here. >> nice. i'm going to have to use that one. that's hilarious. i golt -- i got to tell them you said that. >> i wasn't sure where his eyes were going, but i know now. >> it's just the truth. i'm sitting there looking at that. i can see the tweet, i told ice tea i needed coffee. >> [laughter] >> listen, c -- we have a minute left. is this taking up all your time, do you have something else in the works? >> we deep -- keep a lot of things busy. i have another stretch comedy show producing for comedy central that's looking good. i'm developing something for disney. looking for a few films i'll do in the
fall. this has been great. it's great to be a part of a sit come in that world, that schedule and making people laugh've ing -- laugh each week. >> thanks for being you, keeping it real. we will see you next time. >> all right. thank you. >> bye-bye. >> on tv land, the soul man. that is going to be fantastic. >> he seemed busy too. >> i worked with a guy who is from baltimore named bre d -- bernard miller. he wrote can't stop the rain. he did the same thing, he became a preacher, moved to tennessee and is still working god's word. >> god less him. >> i'm telling you. i got to shoot him a call today. we're we're taking a break and,,
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going bad. 93 as the high, that's the good side of the stalled front. you bet it is given the temperatures and heat indexes we have had. max heat index today 96, could be a couple passing showers around. here is sharon gibala with traffic control. good morning. if you are just about the head out, the good news is we yeared up the accident -- we cleared up the accident on the betway. beltway. the one on 295 is blocking the left and right lane. water main break downtown still blocking lite street. at that time going to -- blocking light street. speeds still slow on the west side, 43 is your average. 95 there's a live look, just north of white marsh, you'll have to tap your brakes between here and the 895 split. this traffic report is brought to you by home paramount pest control. professional animal control services.
call 888-888-hoenl. home. -- home. we're coming off a very extreme 24 hours in our region. there were powerful winds, sideways rain pounded annapolis flooding roads as lightening lights up the sky. a home in arnold caught on fire after being struck by lightening. baltimore reached 104 on wednesday. this morning it's back to work for city crews trying to repair the water main break. the broken main had previously been identified as high risk but there were no plans for immediate repair. now crews are replacing 700 feet of pipe from monday's mess. it will be 3 weeks before light street reopens between baltimore and lombard. this morning we're learning more about the cause of a 7 alarm brush fire on kent island. it was linked to marijuana. 40 acres of homes and woods are burned a month ago.
pretty soon baltimore city police will get help from thousands of electronic eyes. the new system will allow businesses and residents to incorporate their security cameras into the police city watch system. officers will be able to access cameras in an area near a crime. we know the identity of a man killed in a plane crash. frank smith died monday night when his plane crashed. he had been a flight instructor for more than four decades. a second man was also in that plane, he survived and is now recovering. under armor honors a battle more city schoolteacher for redefining what it means to be a female athlete. kaitlyn loftis trained girls for 10 weeks physical they could run 1 mile. she now gets an underarmor sponsorship deal. stay with,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,