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city police and federal agents work to identify patients whose privacy may have been violated by a former john hopkins doctor. good afternoon. i'm don scott. >> i'm jessica kartalija. >> here's what people are talking about today the number of patients coming forward is increasing. women worry that their private parts are seen on video from the office of a former john hopkins doctor who killed himself. there are worries they have been posted online. wjz is live. mike schuh has the latest on an ever growing investigation. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. those are the top concerns. they are speaking out his patients. they are seeking legal advice and worrying that they're most private parts are being seen online. >> wjz learned that federal authorities are actively involved in the investigation of doctor nikita levy, the john
hopkins gynecologist fired earlier this month accused of secretly taking pictures and video of his patients during examination. >> tracy williams is sick. >> what was he doing with the pictures and video? >> that's a being unknown. gynecologist í amphetamine í fete fetish porn is all over the internet. some claim to future videos by real doctors. >> we have a lot more work to do. that is definitely an angle we're going to be pursuing, which is why we're working with federal partners in this case. >> now lawyers in print and online are looking for possible victims like tracy looking to sign up patients as they can preparing for a suit against john hopkins. john hopkins calls the invasion of privacy intolerable saying it violates their code of conduct and everything john hopkins stands for. >> he was the sweetest person. this is all -- this is just shocking. >> jessica wynn said dr. levy saved her life when she suffered
complications during childbirth. she's outraged with john hopkins for failing to notify patients. >> to find out the way we did that hurt. hopkins didn't send out anything. i had to find out on the news, from family. it's not fair. i've been going to him 11 years. >> doctor levy committed suicide this week at his home. patients may never get the answers they want. >> i don't know if one of the videos has me on there or not. i don't know. i can't help from thinking about it. >> reporter: investigators are trying to determine if there were any underage victims. police say it is going to take a long time to sift through all the hard drives and the other evidence they have. i'm mike the number is 410-396-2269. this noon police are investigating a murder/suicide in north baltimore. police were called to the 3900 black of
frisbe street and found a man and woman with gunshot wounds. a young child was found unharmed near by. investigators aren't saying who pulled the trigger. in baltimore county police have identified a man who was shot and killed standing near a bus stop in middle river. 27-year-old robert holiday of baltimore was one of three people shot monday night on eastern boulevard. a 27-year-old woman and 26-year-old man who were with him for shot but survived. police don't a suspect or motive. olympian oscar pistorius is back in a courtroom for his bail hearing. the level of testimony is making it feel more like a murder trial. here's tina krouse. >> oscar pistorius spent much of the day in tears as prosecutors in south africa revealed new details about their case. the athlete sobbed as the detective described how he found
reeva steenkemp lying dead at the bottom of the stairs, her body wrapped in towels. prosecutors say the runner cornered his lover in the bathroom and opened fire, hitting her in the head, arm and hip. pistorius claims he thought she was an intruder. the super star, known as the blade runner said he was not wearing his prosthetics at the time of the shooting. a police detective says the bullets were fired through the top of the bathroom door, suggesting he was on his artificial legs. a neighbor heard non-stop shouting. the defense points out that defense lives half a mile away. the defense fought back after a detective said he found steroids and needles. they said the officer read the label in the dark and what he found was an herbal remedy. >> it's very difficult for me
to accept this. i hope that justice will be in court. >> police say pistorius is a flight risk and should be kept in jail until trial. >> the bond hearing will enter the third day tomorrow. the judge said the defense team would have to prove exceptional circumstances. former congressman jesse jackson, junior pleaded guilty to stealing campaign funds. jackson and his wife are if federal court in washington dc. jackson was charged with misusing more than $750,000 in those funds. prosecutors said he used the money for personal expenses and lavish gifts including a $43,000 rolex watch. jackson's wife, former chicago city council sandi jackson is going to plead guilty to filing false tax returns.
in 10 days $75 billion in cuts is set to take effect. the president is issuing a stern warning to congress again. real people are going to lose their jobs. congress isn't in session and won't be back until next week. we are waiting to find out who bought a winning mega millions ticket from the gas station in mount erie. state lottery officials say a ticket worth $26 million was sold at a shell station. the cash option is $19 million. here are the winning numbers that were drawn, 1, 15, 19, 30 with the mega ball of 28. it is still shaping up to be a cold day here. lots of clouds around. we saw a few peaks of sunshine earlier this morning. could the weather give way to snow? marty bass is in the out back and bernadette woods over
in the weather center. good afternoon, bernadette. >> good afternoon. we're going to start out with the radar. it's already giving way to some snow flurries. you can see coming in on the gusty northwest winds, some flurries. it's not heavy and not going to be heavy. we're going to see rounds of this through the afternoon. the winds are definitely up. we've seen wind gusts over 30 miles per hour. that will continue as we head through the afternoon, keeping that cold air in place. 32 is where we sit right now in baltimore, 18 oak land, 30s down to the ocean. when you factor in the wind it feels like 1 in oakland, 22 in baltimore and 20 in ocean city. for more out to marty. >> reporter: thanks. i want to show you a graphic and show you another impulse is coming our way. it's gathering strength. there may be a severe weather out break today down south. the low is going to head up to the great lakes. everything heads east. there's going to be a
rain winter mix and snow line. look at all that moisture over texas. that's coming our way. friday night into saturday morning may get interesting here. the cards are not all face up on the table. meteorologist bernadette woods is going to talk about our next potential, if it even is, issue coming up shortly during our first warning weather segment. now back inside. >> thank you. there's a chance the 2024 summer olympics could be coming to baltimore. right now the u.s. olympic committee is looking for potential sites. according to the baltimore sun the committee is showing interest in 35 cities nationwide including charm city. baltimore made an unsuccessful bid to cohost the 2012 summer olympics. ravens fans should be repaired to dig a little deeper into their pockets to see a game. ticket prices are going up 10%. it's the first time they've raised in 4 years and
say it's in no way related to their sub -- super bowl win. new details are released about an explosion in kansas city. the latest coming up. >> the sill ver lining play book, did you love the movie? find out how you can own a piece of the oscar-nominated film. >> a mixture of sun and clouds. meteorologist beltway will be et -- meteorologist bernadette woods will be back with our first warning weather forecast. wjz will continue with don scott, jessica kartalija marty bass
it's mostly cloudy, 32 degrees in central maryland. your complete first warning weather forecast is coming up the mayor o kansas city cede search crews found a body in the restaurant destroyed by a gas explosion. 14 people were injured, 7 remain hospitalized, 2 in critical condition. the cause of the gas leak and fire is still unknown. today is the last day lance armstrong can go before the u.s. antidoping agency and admit to the use of performance enhancing.
the agency wanting armstrong to be under oath. his cooperation could lead from his lifetime ban being reduced. he denied it previously but in january admitted he was doping. police in belgium are looking for thieves behind a daring jewel heist. eight masked gunman broke through a fence at an airport and drove two cars onto the tarmac. they sold $50 million worth of diamonds from the cargo hold of the plane. >> it took xektly 3 -- exactly 3 minutes. >> police found a burn out car they said was probably used in the heist. the men were armed with machine guns. no one was injured. fans of the silver lining
play book can now own memorabilia featured in the movie. the collection includes costumes. amazon says the online store offers more than 350,000 items including other costumes, and props. we can do one better. we have meteorologist bernadette woods who grew up in that area, right here in our mist. still ahead on eyewitness news at noon, a chilly wednesday afternoon. your complete first warning weather forecast with the famous bernadette woods is now just 2 and a half minutes away. >> first here's a look at today's midday stocks.
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has brought in some cold air. temperature wise, 32 in baltimore, 18 degrees in oakland. when you factor in the wind it feels like 1 in oakland, 22 baltimore, 20s all the way down to the ocean. a cold day and windy day. the cold air is going to continue tomorrow. we will lose some of the wind. see this huge round of cold air coming down from the north that's going to over spread the mid atlantic for the next few afternoons. when we have that in place we'll have a new storm system moving our way. for us, it's not getting here until friday. friday afternoon or friday evening is probably the better timing with this. when it first arrives it will be maybe mixed. it's going to last into saturday. gusty winds for today. tomorrow breezy with sunshine. that next storm system on friday. saturday changing over to rain. the forecast looking like this, for today, windy and cold, 37 for our high. sometimes clouds, sometimes sunshine. tonight going down to 23 degrees. tomorrow up to 37
. the average is 46 degrees. it's on the rise. we're definitely going to be about 10 degrees below average the next two hours. >> thanks. still to come on wjz eyewitness news at noon, researchers say they've turned a page of dyslexia, details coming up in health watch. >> here's today's cold, cough and fl i'm only in my 60's... i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses.
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in today's wjz health watch, researchers said their making progress by helping children with dyslexia by improving their hearing. they have trouble reading. scientists gave children a hearing aid which transmitted their teachers voice into their ears. within a year the children were reading better. robotic hysterectomies are not better than in recent years. both manual and robotic surgeries have similar out comes and low complication rates. the only difference, the robotic surgery costs $2,000 more. check in today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. we'll have the latest on guilty pleas from jesse jackson and his wife and the prison time they're facing; and
is this, as we look at the five day forecast and bernadette has discussed it, it's going to get interesting late friday into early saturday morning. look at that jump in temperatures. 48 is close to normal on monday. back inside. >> thank you. don't miss the cbs prime time line up on wjz. at 10:00 it's another episode of the original csi to be followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. a group of golfers in north carolina show off their incredible skills in a new video that's gone viral. check this out. nine students at the pga management program at campbell university sink a put at the same time. it took them 28 attempts but eventually sunk all nine puts at the same time. the video has gotten nearly 400,000 views. >> give them all the credit for this. they had to dig out the
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