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making news in america this morning -- demanding justice. people flooding the streets of baltimore after a man mysteriously dice after an arrest. his mother and sister collapsing at a protest. carried away in tears. the video being used to connect the dots in this curious case. safely home. a storm-battered cruise ship finally dockingover night. new video of the passengers talking about the ride on the high seas and the details and the ship's damage. affleck apology. why he asked a show to hide information about his slave-owning ancestors. and manager meltdown. what made a major league baseball manager so mad. >> we bring to the table every day.
it's [ bleep ]. well good wednesday morning. we begin with the raw emotions in baltimore. a city demanding answers. >> a federal investigation is now under way into the death of freddie gray. who died under mysterious circumstances. bazi kanani has the latest on the protests. >> reporter: another community outraged. the pro tests growing in baltimore. where 25-year-old freddie gray was stopped by police for unclear reasons. then died after suffering a severe spinal injury in police custody. >> police brutality is at an all-time high. it just needs to stop. >> reporter: the justice department now launching an investigation and several videos of the arrest may help. here an autopanning police
camera shows someone running down the street. fwra is seen on the the ground with two officers kneeling next to him. less than three minutes later, a quick shot as he's put into a transport van. police say they don't know when or how gray was injured. >> we had no evidence physical or video or statements of any use of force. >> reporter: but, a severe spinal injury is usually the result of blunt force. the family insists police are responsible. collapse into tears, gray's mother and sister were carried away from the protest. the crowd calling for murder charges against the six officers involved in the arrest. >> we're not going the back down. it's a serious issue. it's a fundamental -- it's a fundamental institutional problem we're having with police departments across the country. from coast to coast. >> reporter: those six sfrers now on paid leave. baltimore police say they'll complete their investigation by the end of the month.
another independent panel, and now the justice department will also investigate. bazi kanani abc news washington. growing outrage in tulsa as well. robert bates, the volunteer deputy facing a second-degree manslaughter charge is now free to go on vacation. >> bates pleaded not guilty yesterday in connection with the death of eric harris. he died after being shot by bates, who says he mistakenly pulled out his gun instead of his taser. after the hearing, bates asked to go on the bahamas for a month. new developments in the crisis in yemen. saudi arabia's called off air strikes against the rebls there. the new york times says the decision came after pressure from washington. the u.s. has war ships off the coast of yemen. martha raddatz reports there is foenl for a broader conflict. >> reporter: the pentagon is
saying if those iranian ships suspected of carrying weapons to rebels in yemen, it is likely the allies, the saudis who would board the ships. the u.s. ships are in the arabian sea as a show of support and to send the message to iran to stay away. the situation in yemen is so volatile and dangerous, as with we have seen in recent years. now, with u.s. and iranian ships in such close proximity, it remains to be seen whether the tensions will rise further. martha raddatz, abc news washington. there are new details this morning about why the captain was arrested for the smuggling ship tragedy in the mediterranean. he and another crew member are charged are reckless homicide and human trafficking. they allegedly crashed their boat into a ship coming to the rescue of the ferry. at least 800 people died. in boston an emotional
start to the sentencing phase for the convicted marathon bomber. prosecutors accused dzhokhar tsarnaev of being without remorse. they called him unconcerned, unrepentant, and unchanged. he's not expected to take the stand. jurors will decide between a death sentence and life in prison. the major fallout in morning over the dea sex scandal. the agency's head is stepping down. michele leonhart stepped down this week. agents attended parties in colombia where prostitutes were attending. a big step closer back to the l.a. area. now that the city council has approved a new stadium. >> bring 'em back. bring emback. bring 'em back!
>> fans of the oakland raiders and san diego chargers getting excited. maybe getting ahead of themselves too. they packed the city council meeting in carson last night. in support of a nearly $2 billion stadium where their teams could play. fans clearly excited a bt the possibilities. >> it's like christmas. i ain't celebrated christmas in a long time. it's christmas to me. my raiders are coming back. the charger l.a.'s ready for this. we're ready. i'm glad this is happening. >> what's the problem with christmas? come on man? you got that get into christmas. nothing is going to happen immediately. the next time teams can apply to relocate is next january. the decision would have to cross a number of league hurdles. this is one of two proposals being floated to bring a team back to l.a. residents of northern minnesota may be wondering if they missed summer. last week was spring-like. this week back to winter. some communities got as much as
four inches. and yesterday, high temperature was 17 degrees below normal. somebody wake ginger zee up to explain that one. there could be more snow showers there today. the real weather will be severe storms in texas, oklahoma and the mississippi valley. heavy rain here and there if the west. just showers in the northeast. mid-atlantic, and south florida. a big day today. we're celebrating earth day. we're doing it by giving away free stuff. we're not the but other folks are. passengers on a cruise ship tossed and turned in high seas. talking about their ordeal. and dr. oz responding to his critics. what he's now saying to other physicians calling for him to at least resign one post.
looky, looky here. a new jersey community is on edge after multiple coyote sightings. at least two attacks. parents are being warnd to keep kids and pets inside, after the discovery of two dens near a school. police say a coyote may have attacked a man who was walking his dog. now to a carnival cruise ship's paepgs back on dry land this morning. after extra time on choppy seas. a huge storm kept them from docking if sydney. it wasn't exactly fun to is this extended vacation. >> we just decided, you know just to remain calm. but it was scary. there wasn't a lot of sleep the last two nights. the closets in the cabin were off the hings. you know and, a lot of damage to the room. >> 2500 passengers, 1500 crew
members were aboard the carnival spirit. they look happy to be getting to land there. many seasoned sailors were getting seasick. the harbor master said it's the first time he's ever been refused permission to tock. major recall from the bike company trek. the problem is with a lever on the bike's front wheel. it can interfere with the front brax. the recall involves all trek bikes sold from late 1999 to now that have front disc brakes. several companies are offering freebies today. amazon a free kid's book and discounts on tee shirts and videos. american eagle, 20% off pair of jeans when you bring in an old pair to recycle. and you can get free coffee for the rest of the month at caribou coffee if you buy one of those
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there it is, folks. a quadruple rainbow. four of them captured yesterday morning. the picture taken on new york's long island. plenty of people asking what the guy on who famously described the double rainbow a few years ago would have to say about this one. >> roads on long island most of the northeast will be wet. south florida, as well as the rockies. flooding along the gulf coast all the way to arkansas. and if you're flying airport delays most likely in dallas, houston houston, and new orleans. now to the guy arguably the most well-known doctor. this guy dr. oz is battling a group of other physicians accusing him of quote promoting quack treatments and cures for personal financial game. >> dr. oz taped a show yesterday refuting the claims. a clip was released. >> freedom of speech is the most
fundamental right we have as americans. and these ten doctors are trying to silence that right. so i vow to you right here right now, we will not be silenced. we will not give in. >> well last week challenging dr. oz's position on the faculty there. when the finding your roots show researched ben affleck's family it found that somebody in his family once owned slaves. affleck said he preferred they not mention that relative and they did not. on facebook ben affleck says quote, i regret my initial thoughts that the issue of slavery not be included in the story. he emphasized he did not make the final decision on what was in the show. the producers did. federal authorities are reviewing an incident involving
a u.s. marshal caught on cell phone. the armed marshal snatches the device smashes to it the ground, and kicks it. he walks off with a group of other officers. the incident was recorded by someone else across the street. a dramatic rescue in california. firefighters pulling a woman from her car after it plunged 150 feet down a hillside. it was embedded in a ditch. if not for the ditch, the krsh could have been worse. the driver was the only one in the car. she was treated on the scene and transported to the hospital for more evaluation. another rescue here. this one in a washington, d.c. metro station. man comes into your screen here. there you see it he's on a motorized cheech goes right off the platform on to the tracks. two men jump into action. the man in the wheelchair only suffered a cut to his lip. metro officials do not know the names of the individuals who
helped out. they're working to track them down maybe just to say thank you. to a home owner's nightmare. that looks like a nightmare. half this home's backyard is gone. where sit? in the delaware riverer. heavy rain drastically widened that hole. an abandoned storm sewer under their property is to blame. investigators will look today to see if this house needs to be evacuated. a washington man was attacked bay black bear. while on the run with his dog. while on a run with his dog. he ended up with more than 40 bites. severe claw swipes and deep bruises from the attack. incredibly he was attacked by a bear while running on the same trail with the same dog four years ago. >> stay off the trail, my man. >> but he loves to run. >> run somewhere else. get a gym membership. >> by the way, we don't know what happened to the bear. the bear from the recent attacks was put down.
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>> ♪♪ >> good morning everyone. i'm matt o'donnell. it's 4:27 on the clock. wednesday april 22nd. know into details on a developing story. "action news" confirmed one person was killed in a bucks county house fire. new this morning a tennessee father has come up with a unique way to watch his daughter. with a drone. erin o'hearn will have a full report on that. we're tracking our next rain maker on storm tracker six live. there it is off to the west. look for weather and traffic updates throughout the morning. the feds are recalling 1 million bicycles because you might fall right off it due to a problem. what you need to know coming up next. ll some of those intimate tales of war, they're rarely revealed. when they are, they focus on men. we have a story, completely
different. >> new details about one of the most dangerous missions in the war on terror. and it's women doing something that men could not do. diane sawyer has their story. >> reporter: out of the dark we can now see them there. the women. working alongside the best of the best. they were all the. they were short. they were from all kinds of lives. >> yes, i mean, the common denominator was athletic fierce and absolutely determined. >> reporter: she was one of the first selected. >> i remember seeing ashley get up on this pull-up bar. i think she knocked out like 20 beautiful pullups. >> reporter: facing the test of the limits of endurance. 20 miles a day in the heat carrying 40 pounds. the women. ready to be sent in to do what the male soldiers could not. go into homes, search the women, learn what they knew. >> i learned now say i'm a woman, don't be afraid. that would put them at ease. >> reporter: a mission so secret, not even their families could know.
>> we thought she was going away to set up medical tents. >> reporter: then october 2011 the heart of the team ashley is there. the night lights up. like a roman candle. >> what they walked into was basically a booby trapped compound. another soldier stepped on what was a daisy chain ied. >> reporter: it claimed ashley's life and the lives of two rangers. and the family that knew nothing got the call at home. >> first we learned was when they brought her home. she did what she set out to do. and i'm proud of her. ♪ >> reporter: and people lined the streets to pay tribute to what women do when they get the call. so what is courage? >> being afraid and doing it any way. it's always taking the hard right over the easy wrong. >> beautiful story. it's really the iraq war that
>> ♪♪ >> "action news." delaware valley's leading news program. with matt o'donnell, tamala edwards, karen rogers and meteorologist, david murphy. >> good morning. we're following several developing stories on this wednesday april 22nd. we learned tragic developments overnight at a fire scene in bucks county. a homeowner who had been missing in the rubble has now been found dead. >> big changes coming to philadelphia international airport. we will have a live report on a deal that will extend run ways in hopes of attracting bigger planes. >> and a baseball manager angry at the media is under fire for a record setting rant of profanity. >> good morning everyone, it is 4:30 on this