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>> tonight, the governor talks about whatly knew and when. hello, everyone. i'm vic carter. >> and i'm denise koch. here's what people are talking about tonight. governor martin o'malley he queue for months about the gang's empire. praises federal prosecutors. but tonight, correctional officers are slamming the state for a lack of staffing. wjz is live at the detention center. investigator mike hellgren has in-depth coverage of the fall diswut and scandal. >> reporter: the governor told wjz he first learned about this last spring. he is framing the federal indictments and investigation as a positive development. and he's calling for increased security enhancements at this facility. but some say it's too little, too late. >> reporter: in his first public comments, the governor called the federal indictment, detailing, how a violent gang corrupted officers at the baltimore city detention center, and virtually ran the
facility, ugly and shocking. >> i share the public's revulsion at these allegations. and we have a zero tolerance policy towards corruption of any kind. >> the feds say tavon white, a leader of the black gorilla gang, impregnated four officers. smuggling drugs and using illegal cell phones to connect to the outside world. the indictment slammed security, noting minimal screenings, completely inadequate. yet, the governor stands behind his leadership, including the secretary of public safety, gary mainard. >> i told him, you make sure you cooperate fully, and give the u.s. attorney anything and everything they need from us. >> reporter: correctional officers back, with their union, claiming staff was cut to the bone ask lacked proper
training. >> there needs to be a thorough examination at every level. >> if there aren't enough officers overseeing the activities. >> i don't know how it reached the level of the incident that happened. >> reporter: other questions have gone unanswered, including how this could happen years after a crackdown on cell phones in jails. and why it took federal action to bring change. >> it's one thing to suprez corruption. it's cute a harder and more important and long-lasting thing, to route out corruption. >> reporter: and the department of public safety tells us tonight that over the past six years they believe staffing has increased. they have recently revamped traping. and the background checks, they say, is tough, with 80% of the officers in the baltimore aircraft area, not clearing those checks. reporting live at the city detention center, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> mike, thank you. travon white pleaded not guilty in federal court yesterday. so did tiffany lender, one of
the officers white says he impregnated. sky eye chopper 13 is over the scene. captain jeff long has more for us. jeff? >> denise, this is on the 200 block of walter avenue in northeast. it's a very larm crime screen. half taped off with crime scene tape. baltimore city police, homicide detectives on the scene. as measure information comes in, we will bring it to you. reporting live, captain jeff long. as we get more information, we will share it with you. a harford county sheriff's deputy faces charges for firing his service weapon, following an accident. it happened earlier this month in whitehall. prosecutors say 37-year-old deputy first class christopher bails was on his way home in his unmarked cruiser when he was rear-ended. while speaking with the other driver, police say he tried to
pull away. he fired when shot. eventually, the other driver crashed and was arrested. faces reckless endangerment charges for firing the shot against procedures. for the first time, we are hearing from the young man. that carjacking led to the tsarnaev brothers' undoing. the entrepreneur is talking about the harrowing night. a man approached his car, popped the lock and he was in. danny soon learned this was more than a robbery. >> he asked me a question, like, do you love this? and i said yes. and i heard the policeman. >> reporter: after being driven around by the brothers for several hours and being forced to withdraw money for them, danny made a daring escape,
running to a gas station, where police were called. and within a few hours, tamerlan tsarnaev was killed in a shootout. and his brother was on the run, captured as we all know, last friday. denise. >> you can hear much more of danny's interview tonight at 7:00. as a result of the boston bombings, wjz is at the preakness stakes. jessica kartalija sprain explains the new measures now. those are in place, hopefully to eliminate concerns about people coming to pimlico. concern about what happened in boston. that something like that could happen here. >> reporter: more than 100,000 people are expected to attend the running of the preakness stakes. where this year, security is at an all-time high. >> we made some changes, based on what transpired -- transpired in boston.
>> reporter: security officials here began discussing ways to make pimlico safer. >> our number one concern is the safety of the guests and employees. and to that end, you'll see, that's why these changes have been implemented. >> reporter: security measures start before you even walk in the door. >> reporter: fans will be subject to an electronic wand search. coolers must be checked or they will be confiscalitied. no detachable lenses or pods longer than six inches. ask absolutely no backpacks or duffle bags. last year, the race and infield fest drew record crowds to pimlico. with 121,000 people in attendance. wagering some $80 million. >> there they come. >> reporter: so keeping everyone safe is crucial. >> based on the circumstances that have transpired, this is
something we're doing, really for their benefit. >> reporter: and he is asking everyone to get here as early as possible. expect to have long lines at the entrance, when you make your way here. all bags will be checked. and anything that is confiscated that you should not have brought in, will not be returned. we're live at pimlico. i'm jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. >> preakness day ranks as one of the largest single sporting day event. a second suspect is in custody. 20-year-old anthony black, who was stabbed to death earlier this month, after getting off work at the cheesecake factory. 24-year-old derek shuller is now under arrest. police say he was with matthew darby, when he stabbed black. both are charged with first-and second-degree murder. tough, new regulations are about to hit cosmetic surgery centers. aimed at protecting marylanders, after a woman died, after getting
liposuctioned. adam may is live with more on those changes. >> this these could force some med spas to either clean up or close down. >> reporter: hula witherspoon went in for a simple liposuction. but left the timonium med spa clinging to life. >> so unexpected. >> now, they plan a crackdown on cosmetic surgery centers. >> what we're going to be doing is identifying, which are those riskier cosmetic procedures. and we're going to be requiring that those be done in places that are ark credited and independented. -- inspected. >> popular because patients pay cash. >> they have a lot of quality standards that they may apply to an ambulatory procedure. but those really don't come into play when someone is paying out of pocket. >> reporter: it is one of the
most popular. more than a quarter million are performed each year. >> i'm much more comfortable doing that. >> but the quest for the perfect body isn't always as planned. >> important to realize, though, nothing is perfect. no procedure is risk free. >> and it could take up to a year or two, developing and implementing these new regulations. >> an overcast and damp end to april. live look outside now. spotty drizzle across the region. but some areas are clearing up. and wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram and bob turk are tracking live doppler radar and updating totals. bob is this. >> things are improving, particularly tomorrow and late, late tonight. right now, very light scattered drizzle in a few spots. west of the city. a little on the lower eastern shore. and across portions of southern
delaware. ocean city, getting a little drizzle right now. but temperatures have responded to clearing skies to the north of us. take a look at the cloud cover this morning. and during the afternoon, clearing to our north and northeast. northeast maryland. lots of -- jersey. plenty of sunshine. temperatures up there have really rebounded. 65 in elkton. almost 70 in the last hour in philadelphia. some spots west of us also warmer. 62 in oakland. only 54 in ocean city. where the clouds and drizzle continue for a little while longer. now, we've had rain in the region. chelsea takes a look at where the rain really fell and where the rain didn't fall. chelsea? >> thanks, bob. hello, everyone. some places certainly have gotten more rain than others in the past 24 hours. the winners were southern maryland and the delmarva coast. anywhere from three-quarters of an inch to around an inch and a quarter. with less and less issue the further north you go. let's talk about specific areas that saw significant rainfall amounts. just under half an inch in
arnold, maryland. just under 4/10ths in reisterstown. and bwi marshall came in just under 3/10ths of an inch. now, let's go back inside to you guys. thank you very much. getting through security at bwi marshall is getting easier. christie ileto explains, the next time you fly, you may not be waiting long in security lines. >> reporter: follow the signs and you'll see the newest, largest security checkpoint at bwi. tuesday, nine lanes open for passengers near concourse c, giving access to 40 gates and three concourses. >> as you can see, there's no traffic through it at all. >> they have a checkpoint here. it's much better to get through. >> does it help to get through faster and smoother? >> it does. it's much larger. there's a lot more room to spread out. >> before the concourse c, checkpoints were smaller. and lines were much longer. >> so more confusion and more congestion.
>> reporter: along with the security at the airport, they have put in these new moving sidewalks. that way, if you're in concourse a, you won't have to go out of security and then go back through security to get to concourse c. >> have you to go through security twice. >> this is just the first phase of a $100 million project that will include services for passengers, including 8500 square feet of food and retail services. >> if they're going to keep this up, it's going to look more and more attractive to fly out of here. and whoo while bge grows, passengers say they will keep coming back. >> reporter: the renovation will be completed this fall. at bwi, christie ileto, wjz eyewitness news remember. >> the project is being funded by airport revenue. well, still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. christmas at the box office. and the thousand other places. i'm pat warren coming up on eyewitness news. what the filming of netflix's house of cards means for local businesses. detective indicted.
the impact the charges could have on other cases in baltimore, including a high- profile murder investigation. no longer standing his ground. george zimmerman back in court. the major decision he made that could impact his trial. and how will the month of may begin? stick around for the updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
desire it is cloudy. 60 degrees in central maryland now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. a baltimore city police detective finds himself on the wrong side of the law. and the charges against him could impact the outcome of several cases, including the high-profile murder of phylicia barnes. wjz is live. derpec valcourt has more on the charges against detective daniel nicholson. >> reporter: the sheriff's office acknowledges those charges could jeopardize some of their pending criminal cases. >> reporter: an attorney for detective daniel nicholson maintains his innocence and said he did anything any -- something any parent would do when his daughter went missing. hubu when he went looking for her, he forced his way into an apartment, assaulted people, and later lied about what happened. >> we have a history here of holding people accountable and investigationing all allegations. and that's examine what we're committed to do in this case. >> it includes two counts of
assault, burglary, and even lying to fellow police officers. those charges will now be a factor in court for any criminal case, nicholson investigated. including the high-profile case of johnson. accused of dumping her body in the susquehanna river. >> reporter: nicholson stood by phylicia barnes' trial, throughout the firsttrial and conviction, which was later thrown out by a judge. but as johnson and his defense team now now await a second trial, they promise to use the new charge against nicholson to their advantage. >> what it is, is the credibility of the investigation. the face of the investigation. and if the face of the investigation has no credibility, then the investigation itself has no credibility. >> reporter: judges rely on what officers say. a jury relies on what an officer says. that reliance is just pivotal, when you're talking about the administration of justice. >> reporter: the city state's attorney's office says they don't know how many will cases will be impacted by nicholson's charges. but they say they'll decide on
a case-by-case basis, whether they can proceed with the prosecution, without nicholson's testimony. derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> all right. thiewg very much, derek. and nicholson's first court hearing is set for may 20th. a brazen robbery of a high- end jewelry store. they smashed the display case, snatched jewelry and ran away on foot. eventually jumped into a getaway car and fled into washington, d.c. d.c. police took up the pursuit, but it ended with a crash in northwest washington. where the police cruiser crashed. the suspects managed to get away. millions of dollars for maryland as netflix announces a second season for the original season, house of cards. pat warren has more on the big draw for the show's producers. >> reporter: maryland lands another season as the d.c. stand-in for house of cards. >> this is going to be a big year for us. >> reporter: for them and us, asked immediate hopes to match
the amount generated by netflix first season. >> who doesn't benefit? >> it's all about location, location, location. >> reporter: maryland's proximity to washington makes it an attractive location for a politically-based storyline. and this year, the governor signed a tax credit. >> i'll tell you the truth, we couldn't be happier. >> reporter: house of cards generated $140ion. providing 2200 jobs and 1800 vendors. >> i don't think people even think of boxes as being something they would need. >> boxes, hotels, car rentals, antiques, carpetry, wiring. >> we constantly here how a production makes a big difference in a small revenue. >> they needed supplies now, and in large quantities. that's been a big boon to us. >> give and take. welcome to washington. >> reporter: the hbo series veep also film maryland
immediate is currently airing its second season. i have to admit, i'm a house of cards fan. >> me, too. >> thank you very much. the house of cards director says they are grateful to governor o'malty for encouraging tv production in maryland. >> a lot of people's jobs detend on -- depend on this. let's take a look. conditions are improving. that's for sure. take a look at temps now at 60. going up a little bit. and the dew point has come back down. that mean its is drying out. humidity down to 74 percent. it was up to 94% this afternoon. east winds at 8. the barometer rising. we'll come back and take a look at that. much nicer wednesday after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
live look outside now. >> excuse me. >> yeah. excuse you there, bob. >> i was talking to you. >> yeah. i was talking, too. >> one at a time, now. one at a time. >> going to be lifting. >> traffic is moving just fine. it's not even -- auto ground is not each wet. didn't get that much rain. maybe a third of an inch. eastern shore with a lost places, three quarters of an inch to an inch or more. take a look at temps now. it's going up very slowly. but tomorrow, we'll see a nice, big jump.
60 here. 62 in elkton. 64 ocean city. and 54 in oakland. 61 in cumberland. locally, temperatures upper 50s to low 60s. there's been some breaks in the clouds to the north of us. in fact, up in philadelphia, got some a little while ago. and with sun coming in tomorrow. we do expect quite a bit of it. we'll see temperatures going up about 10 degrees. 14 ocean city. had some drizzle last hour. easton at 14. we're only at 8. 16, however in oakland. low pressure is beginning to weaken. also to the north of us, higher pressure is beginning to strengthen. and that's pushing down across our region. allowing dryer air to come in. to the north of us, rain across the great lakes. but here in the east, main through our region, it will start clearing out. in fact, looks like tomorrow will be a mainly sunny day and a lot warmer. in fact, up in boston, they got closer.
bismarck dropped. they were in the 80s. now to 46. 30 in edmonton. down to 85. phoenix, there you go, 101. chicago is 84 degrees now. a lot of warm air to the west of us. snow in the rockies. 72 yesterday. they will probably see 3 to 5 inches of snow in denver tonight and tomorrow. believe it or not. here in the east, just dropped to pliks. 70s and 80s. very pleasant weather. we'll call it dry and pleasant weather moving through your region. this low stays owl to the west of us. do not expect, after tonight's drizzle leaves us some nice weather headed our way. east winds on the bay. and small craftery tomorrow. spotty drizzle in a few spots. it will drop to 39.
up to 70 degrees tomorrow. that's normal. and beautiful, sunny, dryer afternoon. so enjoy your wednesday. now you may speak. >> okay. good. just wanted to be sure. thank you, bob. still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. incredible video. so what happens. billions at stake. testimony begins in the wrongful death trial of michael jackson. but do these run counter to a teenager's body clock? denise koch reports. >> what is best for our kids. it's wjz. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
it is just before 6:30. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. reliving the day the king of died. one of the first responders takes the stand in the wrongful death lawsuit of the death of michael jackson. >> reporter: randy jackson sounded confident as he entered court today. >> justice will prevail. >> reporter: the testimony came
from one of the first responders at the home in 2009. and he tried to revive him. jcts's family left the courtroom during the testimony. jurors were shown a photograph of jackson, unconscious, in the back of an ambulance. before he was pronounced dead at the hospital. >> the atmosphere outside the courthouse has been more subdued than in past trials involving jackson. testimony is expected to last here until late july. >> katherine jackson and other family members are suing aeg leave live for $40 billion, claiming the concert promoter was negligent for hiring murray to treat jackson before his comeback tour. murray was convicted in 2011 for giving jackson the powerful anesthetic propofol. aeg said it didn't hire murray, that he was jackson's doctor of choice. >> reporter: michael jackson's
children are expected to testify, along with his famous friends, including diana ross. controversial case. a man charged with killing an unarmed teen appears in court for another hearing. >> reporter: george zimmerman will not seek an immunity hearing under florida's stand your ground self-defense law. zimmerman, who was a neighborhood watch volunteer said he was shooting in self- defense when he shot trayvon martin. martin's family says zimmerman racially-profiled their son and should never have confronted him. >> zimmerman's trial is set to begin in june. president obama talks about the boston bombings. a range of other topics.
danielle nottingham reports for wjz from the white house. >> reporter: president obama suggested he'll consider military action against syria, if the international community confirms president bashar assad used chemical weapons his own people. >> the proliferation is such that we don't want that genie out of that box. >> reporter: the president prodding lawmakers to find a compromise that will replace the automatic budget cuts. >> the only way we're going to lift it is if we do a bigger deal that meets the test of lowering our deficit and growing our economy. >> reporter: the president sounded more optimistic about immigration reform. saying that he is confident that a bipartisan bill in the senate that beats up border security and provides a pathway to citizenship, will make it to his desk. >> president obama praised investigators working on the boston bombing case. asked whether americans should worry about big public events, he said everyone can take a cue
from boston. >> that we're not going to stop living our lives because warped, twisted individuals try to intimidate us. >> reporter: in response to the news conference, senator lindsay gram said that security has deteriorated on president obama's watch. and president obama spoke with collins. he spoke on the phone monday, after he announced he was gay. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. and senator lindsey gram, of course, issued a statement, saying national security has deteriorated and president obama's watch. no jail time for a baltimore county councilman, arrested on dui charges. a judge sentenced todd huff to two years probation. he will also have 12 points added to his driver's license. long before the sun comes
up, many maryland families are trying to beat the clock to make it to school on time. new research shows it is actually unhealth to drag teens out of bed so early. and now, several maryland counties are considering changing school start times. >> reporter: all across maryland, alarm clocks ring before the crack of down. news buttons take -- hit sleep- deprived teens. >> reporter: it's the age-old battle between parents and kids to get out of bed and to school. >> you can sleep 10 more minutes. >> marie is doing her best to convince 15-year-old marie, it's time to get up. it's not easy. you need a big pot of coffee when the school bell rings at 7:17 a.m. christine, a sophomore at broadneck high school is wiped out. like other teens, she is severely sleep-deprived. >> this is your breakfast? >> uh-huh. >> did you feel a huge
difference when you started upper school? >> exhausted all the time. all the time. >> reporter: she's not alone. doctors say teenagers' biological clocks are naturally geared toward later bedtimes and letter wake-up times. >> they cannot get the sleep they need, based on when they have to wake up. >> reporter: now, anne arundel, howard, and montgomery counties are exploring later start times. the national organization, start school later, points to cities like minneapolis, where it's working. starting school just an hour and 10 minutes later, resulted in improved attendance, a decrease in teen depression, and fewer behavioral problems. >> it's been done all over the country. it's not an impossible dream to run schools at safe, healthy times. >> reporter: but school systems have plenty to figure out. including complicated bus schedules, after-school activities, parents-student work schedules and day care. >> it's not a simple, oh, here's how we fix that. because if there was a simple here's how we fix that, every school system would be doing
it. >> reporter: but the way it is now just isn't working. after-school activities means some teens don't even start their homework until late at night. >> you're getting home by 10:00. and you have to shower. and some of us still have homework to finish. >> it's physically and mentally exhausting. doctors say it's a serious problem that is harming our kids. >> they're being dealt a losing hand. >> reporter: by forcing these kids to go without enough sleep and to work contrary to their natural pattern, what are we doing to them? >> we are making decisions about academics, relationships, driving. it becomes really terrifying. >> reporter: christine's mom worries. >> and i don't think it has ever been easy to be a teenager. but i don't think it's ever been harder. >> we're the new generation. technology is changing and culture is changing. so why not change the school time. like, please? >> well, school districts are considering options that include starting high schools
at the same time as middle schools. starting high schools after elementary schools, or moving all school start times later. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in tomorrow morning's edition of the baltimore sun. a tribute to a local waiter, bartender and food entrepreneur. and lost his battle against cancer. former mayor robert andino. talks about how it felt to hit against his former club. and the treat for the flower mart. remember to look for the wjz forecast from the first warning weather team. scientists knew that oysters were good for the bay. but they never knew how good until now. for an animal that doesn't move, it works pretty hard. >> reporter: here's what science already knew. >> these oysters, they filter the water. one adult oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water a day. you think of all of those
millions of oysters. and they are just a factory for cleaning the water. >> reporter: that's a big reason, millions of dollars are being spent to spread old shells onto natural and artificial reefs. what isn't known until now is how effective they are at filtering nitrogen out of the water. >> we found it was consider ebl higher than we ever thought it would be. >> reporter: the center for science focused on nitrogen because it feeds algae blooms that create dead zones. >> we need to take out a half million pounds. if we could plant on the bottom, where you can plant oysters. >> it turns out, they work like sewage plants. >> it's a harmless gas. it's a mix of 80% of our atmosphere. >> reporter: finding numbers for what single underwater on an oyster reef isn't easy. >> being able to impact oyster reef. and bring that into a
laboratory and try to make measurements on it. it's a challenge. >> reporter: that's brought about hard numbers. alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, oysters aren't alone down there. the study also found a healthy reef supports life for 24,000 other organisms per square meefort. >> another reason to say an extra prayer when you eat oysters. still to come on wjz eyewitness news. bad luck or shady operation? a man loses his life savings at a carnival. wait until you hear this. on the loose, a california community on edge, as police look for a child killer. i'm bob turk. the first warning weather center. sunshine headed back our way. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. wjz 13 is always on. for the top stories on cbs. com -- cbsbaltimore.com at this hour. log onto cbsbaltimore.com. ,,,,,
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fowl -- fowler's brother found her stabbed to death. the killing has left the small community shaken as police continue to search for the suspect. the food and drug administration lowers the age required to buy the plan b morning after pill. the emergency contraception is now over the counter and can be brought without a prescription by girls as young as 15. it can sit on drug store shelves, but buyers just have to prove their age at the cash register. earlier, a judge ruled there should be no age restriction and gave the fda 30 days to react. a shocking scene. watch as an armed man approaches a person, walking down the street. and points a gun at his face. the victim then turns the tables and take -- turns the gun away. police say he chased the suspect, smashed the car windshield and took off. and that suspect is still at large. a man in new hampshire says he lost his life savings while playing a carnival game. henry grigbom said all he got
was a giant banana. he says the game was easy. he has filed a complaint against the operator. >> it's not possible that it wasn't rigged. because you get caught up in the whole double or nothing. i have to win my money back. >> you're expecting to win a few things things and let the kids have a good time. it just didn't turn out that way. carnival says it won't operate the game while it is under way. felt sorry for him. returned $600 due to the giant stuffed banana. >> i felt sorry for him, too. scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. in the face of a growing hunger strike. the president said today, he will try again to close the guantanamo bay prison camp. we'll have the story tonight on the cbs evening news. here's a lack at tonight's here's a lack at tonight's closing numbers from wall
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>> we're actually going to get rid of some of these clouds as we head into tomorrow. by the overnight hours, we'll actually get some clearing, 52 degrees to start off. we'll be in the upper 60s for high temperatures. then during the evening, 60 degrees, very comfortable. now. and to bob for the five-day forecast. bob? >> tomorrow, we'll boost your spirits. up to 70, with a lot of sunshine. 68 on thursday. still mostly sunny. friday, 69. 70, and even warmer with a good deal of sunshine for the next four or five days. 74 on sunday. denise? >> lovely. thank you, bob. still to come tonight. the orioles goat caught off guard. guard. >> mark has details ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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looking for a better night in seattle tonight. mark is here with the wjz the fan sports report. >> way out west. get ready for a late night. that's for sure. they're going to look to bounce back in seattle tonight. after a loss to the mariners that included an odd interruption. and a reunion with familiar faces. part of the orioles' play-off push last season. he's now a mariner. and what a game for saunders.
throws a complete game. they're strike striking out manny machado. they came on matt wieters homer. robert andino was traded to seattle. singled to right field. that brought in the go ahead run. robertan dino's rbi gave them the win they never lost. weird scene. o's pitcher. home plate umpire. throws the ball to the mound. it hit briton on the left shoulder. briton would stay in to finish the left inning. but that was it for him. in the end, a defeat. the o's fall 6-2 in the series opener at seattle. right hander, jason hamill pitched to start this road trip. no earned runs allowed. orioles get their first look at mariners' rookie brandon maurer. first pitch at 10:10 tonight.
and the o's bullpen gets help tonight. zach clark, the former umbc pitcher make its to the big league team after seven years in the minor. this is clark, in spring training, signed out of umbc in 2006. he'll soon be 30 years old, as he finally gets a shot at the majors. a dream come true for zach clark. they also catch chris schneider. horse racing's triple crown begins this saturday. it's the run for the roses, the next chance for rick patino to continue what has been an amazing run of good fortune for him. he was hoisting the basketball championship trophy. he also won with kentucky. now he'll be out to win with the kent ken derby. seen here in a light workout.
horse is trained by doug o'neill who won the derby in the preakness with i'll have another. >> such a positive influence on all of us in the barn. and he's such a successful nan -- man in the area. and he loves the game and loves the sport. and just really humbling to be part of coach patino's team. has. >> he is patino's third entry. also had one in 2001. patino has named some of his horses after his basketball players at louisville. and he named them after those who worked the hardest. so that makes you work harder for the coach. and they did win a championship. so it must be working. >> thank you, mark. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
don't miss the cbs primetime lineup tonight at 10:00, it's the brand new episode of the drama golden boy. followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. it may be spring, but winter still has a few last- minute prizes in some places. they look like glass. in plymouth, minnesota. some call it ice shand leering. it -- chandeliering. the ice crystalizes and then splinters. that's pretty cool. >> that is very cool. >> way cool. that's it for us tonight. we'll be back at 11:00. >> thanks for watching, wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away. there's much more on the evening news with scott pelley. including the carjacking victim who helped lead >> pelley: tonight the man who
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