tv Eyewitness News Morning Edition CBS November 13, 2013 6:00am-7:00am EST
going. marty is over at first warning weather. let's take a look at the numbers. with we still got a ray rice going. 27 degrees on tv hill. and that is going to be 21 degrees colder than this time yesterday. by lunch -- i only get choked up when i'm freezing to death. 42 degrees at lunch is pretty much going to be your daytime high. 37 degrees this evening. the next over night back into the low to mid 20s. it remains cold. a change is coming our way. god news from first warning weather coming up shortly. don, take it away. >> thank you. any hassles on what is a very cold hurry up? here is sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> good morning, everyone. well, the cold temperatures so e only thing you have to deal with as far as traveling goes. 55 is still your average on the beltway. 56 and 55 on 95 southbound. that's a look at 95
southbound at aberdeen. there's a look at 27 south of the beltway also problem free at the moment. now wjz has the stories people are talking about this morning. here's don >> thank you. city police raid a number of east baltimore homes targeting people thought to be linked to a notorious gang. rochelle richie has the story. >> it's 4:00 a.m. and wjz is there as dozens of baltimore city police officers and the baltimore county swat team gear up and load up to break down the doors of unsuspecting bgf gang members and those working for them. >> police. search warrant. >> all of thee search warrants are carried out at the same time. >> wjz rides along as search warrants are carried out on 11 homes. >> this is part of our effort to dismantle the black guerilla family family using drug
conspiracy and related charges. >> undercover officers quitely approached the home. we are there, cameras rolling as police go into action. >> hands up. hands up. get on the floor. down, down. >> residents living on rutlande up to the commotion. one of the intended targets is e the home. he's quickly handcuffed and tak. the raids are in response to the blood bath on city streets police is at the hands of black guerilla family gang members. police say they will arrest and prosecute the black guerilla family until they are all behind bars. rochelle richie, wjz eyewitness news. >> some suspecting gang members were arrested as part of those raids but what happens when they go to prison or jail? coming up, a wjz exclusive for you. vic carter will speak with the former security chief who will reveal how the gangs took control of the baltimore county detention center. it's a story
of sex, smuggling and power and coming in about 20 minutes this morning. relief efforts are picking up this morning in parts of the philippines hardest hit by the typhoons. two more airports opened today allowing more shipments of food, medical supplies and water. up to 2,500 people may have died in the storm. the un still says as many as 11 million people have been impacted. if you'd like to help, catholic relief services is one of the groups taking donations. call them at 877-help-crs. or go to their website, crs.org. both of those links are available to you on our website, cbsbaltimore.com. a former surveillance employee charged with sexually abusing a boy. 27-year-old anthony williams was a child youth's services employee. he
abused a 12-year-old from 2010 to 2011. a now familiar crime on the streets of towson. baltimore county police say a woman was robbed. mike schuh is live with more. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning, don. good morning, everyone. security experts are saying it's a simple fix. instead of staring at our phones while we walk we need to be concerned about our surroundings. >> last week a towson university student viciously stabbed. police say the thieves were after his cell phone. >> the value of a home life is worth a cell phone to them. >> surveillance cameras are caught brazen thieves in the act. the grab and go robbery es -- robberies on the rise. >> it's like a diamond ring or wallet. >> three suspects asked to see a woman's cell phone and took
off with it. it's a growing problem across the region. they have been reported in baltimore city, baltimore county, anne arundel and montgomery county. >> everyone seems to have an iphone in their hand whether they're texting or listening to music. it's a crime of opportunity and there's plenty of opportunities out there. >> with kiosks that accept cell phones for cash they said it's an opportunity for big money. >> they can go ahead and steal a number of these devices during an evening and trade them for cash, reaching thousands of dollars in one evening of work >> police are warning people to be more vigilant. >> i keep mine in my pocket. >> reporter: stolen cell phonee less valuable at the end of the month. that's when a nationwide stolen cell phone registry goes online. back to you. >> thank you. police say they're still searcht will lead them to a suspect. this latest incident
and in the others. american airlines and u.s. airways are allowed to merge. as part of a deal they will give up slots at key airports to low-cost competitors. the idea is passengers will see more competition on non-stop and connecting flights across the country. the government initially tried to block it saying it would drive up ticket prices. a dangerous trend behind the wheel picking up speed. it's not texting. what else people are doing while driving >> while texting and driving gets a lot of attention, that's just the beginning. more and more people are browsing the web and e-mailing. >> i've seen people with netflix on their phones. >> e-mailing, watch videos on tv and facebook, instagram. >> web browsing and driving. according to a new study by stam
the amount of americans that admit to doing it keeps rising. from 2009 to 2013 the number doubled from 13 to 24%. when it comes the drivers 18 to 19 that percentage jumped from 29 to 49. >> that's crazy. >> it's shocking. you're behie , they're swerving and you know what's going on. >> the study classified searching the internet as anything from checking e-mail, websites or directions to watching videos. it also looked at texting and despite the national push for awareness and new laws 35% of u.s. drivers admit to texting behind the wheel. young drivers 18 to 29 blow that number away with a whooping 70%. >> i guess it can wait. sometimes you feel like it's mon it really is. i'm guilty. >> the biggest factor is the rise in smart phone users. with the use of technology constantly growing it will be up to drivers to play it safe. >> looking at your phone, away from driving for a second can
end in you killing yourself and somebody else. >> a new study found texting and driving doubles your chance of getting into a crash. monique griego. >> the biggest jump came from drivers ages 40 to 49. it skyrocketed from 47% to 89%. one world trade center in new york city is set to become the tallest building in the u.s.. it will stand 1,800 feet and take the title from chicago's willis tower, formally known as the sears tower. this comes after architects decided a 400 feet needle was a spire that counted towards its total height and not just an antenna. >> i think you will have a view that's unprecedented in its beauty. not that i'm competitive. >> one world trade center will
become the third tallest building in the world. the trade center is expected to be completed by early next year. turning to sports, former ravens player ed reed is out of work this morning after being cut by the texans. the safety played just seven games this season. he walks away with $5 million. prior to joining the texans reed played 11 season ises with the ravens here. the ravens are headed to chicago to play the bears this weekend. you can see the game live at 1:00 right here on wjz 13. when that's over stay with us for our special post game show. a full ravens sunday ahead right here on wjz 13. all right. when wally and i get fired up it's the truth show. if you'd like to join us we're at the green turtle. come on down and hang out. we will be there watching the game. it's fun watching the game with
wally. it's fun watching the game with a guy who played the game at a high level. >> i'll bet. >> he sees it completely diffey ly. it's a real education. come on down. let's take a look at werth weather -- weather graphics we have here. it's 27 degrees. did you j have a hernia? >> i s reacting to the cold. >> certainly going to be a chilly one. we're going to go for a forecast high today of right around 42 degrees. ron, you happen to be with one of my favorite people in baltimore. folks, if you don't know danielle nicole you have to understand that she's hitting it as deep in the fashion world as any baltimore athlete has ever hit it in his or her own sport. that is a fact. take it away, pal. >> reporter: well said. of course, she's from baltimored to see you.
good morning. it's remains 27. it's been 27 the past hour and a half. we will take it. it could be worst. 65% humiditn breeze at 6, barometer at 30.43. 19 in oakland, 29 ocean city, 26 elkton, 27 bel air, 28 westminster, 27 columbia, the mid 30s dc, annapolis and kent island. a big dome of canadian high pressure sitting right on top of us. we know the drill. at this point it's cold, even dg ging a lake effect our way.
it will slide down to the southeast and drag mild air our way. 42 degrees today. sunny but on the cold side. 56 friday, 62 saturday, 65 with clouds sunday. monday with rain 68, two shy of 70. that's a trade off that's acceptable. it's 16 minutes past the hour. here is sharon at wjz traffic control. >> good morning. still looking good i should sayt ter my voice. the speeds on the beltway, 55 on the top and west side. 56 and 55 on 95 southbound. that is a live look outside at 97 southbound at 695. a look at 95, no issues to report just yet. do you ever
sit back and dream of all the places you'd like to go? toyota is ready to take you've there. now find a great deal on a toyota at buyatoyota.com. i want to show the website of our guest. danielle nicole has taken the women's handbag and clutch accessory by storm. kate spade wishes she had a danielle nicole in her hand. that's just how it is. we're talking about one of america's finest with ron. >> reporter: you're absolutely right. danielle of course from baltimore and always gives back to the community. big fundraiser opportunity tonight at admiral's cup. let me thank the people at jimmy's for letting us be in the house. great to see you. >> great to see you too. we have a great handbag this mo. >> reporter: the blake collection will debut at the house of ruth. >> i started my line almost 8
years ago. mayor stephanie rwalings-blake has always been a fan of mine, supporting my line, wearing them to the white house, ravens games, orioles games. nothing is better than to dedicate a line to her. she's respectful, honorable and beautiful. i'm excited to launch my line tonight. >> reporter: of course, it's for charity. that's a great thing. >> yes. >> reporter: we're going to brn sandy timmons from the house of ruth. how are you doing? >> great. >> reporter: this is going to be a fabulous fundraiser from 6:00 to 8:00. is that it? >> exactly. >> reporter: this is going to raise money for the house of ruth and what you do. >> exactly right. the house of ruth is an importae -- organization here in baltimore. we serve partners of violence an . >> reporter: thank you for coming out this morning. >> thank you. >> reporter: so danielle, i kne doing great. your handbags can be found in s. actually, all over the country,
all over the world. >> locally they can be found nordstrom. come out 6:00 to 8:00. you will see a lot of styles great for the holidays. what's better than a christmas or hanukkah gift. >> reporter: what's this like for you to have this enormous amount of success at such a young age? somebody from baltimore. >> i'm very fortunate. you work really hard, go after r dreams and don't give up. >> reporter: great to see you. >> thank you. >> reporter: tu . >> thank you. >> reporter: it's tonight, thel admiral's cup. i have to throw props out to jessica kartalija. she does so much for the house of ruth, maryland. we thank her for everything she does. thanks, again. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> reporter: dn and marty, from studio j in fells point, back to you.
baltimore city police arrest gang members to get them off the streets. the most notorious is black guerilla family. they are so powerful its leader was calling the shots from behind bars. this morning in a wjz exclusive, a former corrections official breaks her silence, revealing to vic carter the inside story of sex and smuggling at the baltimore city detention center. >> good morning, everyone. we hear for the first time frome security chief who worked here when the bgf was in charge. >> the baltimore city detention center, more than a century old just blocks from downtown. thousands of murders, rapists and other violent offenders are locked up here. few people know the nation's most notorious gang the black guerilla family was running a sex and smuggling ring behind prison walls. >> the leader, convicted murder
tavon white. federal wiretaps record him proclaiming this is my jail, my word is law. >> do you know what bgf is known for? >> drugs and violence. >> in an exclusive der view be interview with wjz, sh ashgsavella miles she doess -- she does light on the lock up. white gets four people pregnant inside the jail. >> how is it possible for an inmate to have sexual relations with a staff person and no one know it? >> there was so many of them involved. if you have another correctional officer looking out for you and that correctional officer is on a key post and i have to get there to actually catch you there's going to be a slow movement in order to get that gate open. >> there were private locations
where no one was around where they were able to carry out this? >> i'm sure it was probably in the cells. >> wjz asked miles to show how white could get away with having sex in his cell. >> it was in the first cell in his section. >> the closest to the security officer and the entrance? >> yes. >> so he of all these people had the most super vision. white also devices a smuggling scheme. guards bring in drugs and cell phones that the bgf sells to other inmates. he pays them off with big profits. >> how does the contraband make it in? >> staffed officers. >> miles said she was not a allowed to detect them. >> they do not allow officers or employees to be scanned.
>> miles insists every time she tried to take control back from the bgt her lossf her boss stopped her. she was the only manager fired. >> all of these people were there. i come in for one year and take the blame. it definitely wasn't my fault. vic carter, wjz eyewitness news. >> the corrections division said it increased random searchs of staff and inmates and is spending millions on new technology to stop the smuggling. the state said it's making progress. what does the top man have to say? corrections division secretary gary maynard sits down for a one on one interview that you'll hear later this week on wjz. next up this morning right here on wjz. the baltimore city police department is turning up the heat on black guerilla family
gang members and their associates concluding raids. i'm rochelle richie and we ride along as they take one man into custody. that story is next. grab and go cell phone thefe in towson. i'm mike schuh. what security e saying you can do to protect yourself next. president clinton said president obama should keep his health care promise. i'm susan mcginnis in washington. coming up, what that promise was and the white house reaction. we picked up our first big problem of the morning. it's on 95 southbound. it is blocking a lane. we'll tell you about it in just a few. now over to marty. tavon mason played for the jets. a wide receiver in the house doing some great things. he'll explain it all coming up on coffee with as the morning edition continues right after this. ready? happy birthday! it's a painting easel!
here through saturday. sharon says she has a problem on 95. marty is over at first warning weather. it's 27 degrees right now on tv hill. at last check that was 21 degrees colder than this time yesterday. yep, still the same. a lunchtime reading of 42 whichr daytime high. don, take it away. sdmrtd whatg here is sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> good morning. apparently a big problem on 95 t route 22. it's just approaching aberdeen. there's an accident in the southbound direction that's serious. it is blocking all lanes. traffic currently being diverted. if you're headed out on the beltway starting to see delays on the west side. 48 is your average. there's a look at 95 at maryland 22. southbound lanes are blocked just approaching 22. there's a look at 97, no issues there. now wjz has the stories
that people are talking about this morning. here's don. >> thank you. city police raid a number of east baltimore homes targeting people thought to be linked to a local gang that you just heard about it here is rochelle richie to take us on a ride along. >> it's 4:00 a.m. and wjz is there as dozens of baltimore city police officers and the baltimore county swat team gear up and load up to break down the doors of unsuspecting bgf gang members and those allegedly working for them. >> police. search warrant. >> all of thee search warrants are being carried out at the same time. two of the 11 are wanted for murder. >> wjz rides along. >> this is part of our continue continued effort to dismantle the black guerilla family using drug conspiracy and related charges. >> undercover officers quitely approached the home. we are
there, cameras rolling as police go into action. >> hands up, hands up. get down. now. >> resident s living on rutland avenue wake up to the commotion. one of the intended targets is found inside the home. he's quickly handcuffed and taken to jail. >> the numerous raids are in response to the blood baths on city streets police say is at the hands of bgf gang members. they said they will arrest and prosecute the black guerilla family until they are all behind bars. rochelle richie, wjz eyewitness news. >> several suspected gang members were arrested as part of this week's raid. some warrants are still outstanding. it appears millions more americans will soon be taking cholesterol medicine. there's new guidelines determining who should take statents.
33% more people will meet the guidelines to take it. a growing problem in towson. baltimore county police are telling neighbors and visitors to be aware of thieves targeting their smart phones. wjz and mike schuh are live outside county police head quarters. good morning, mike. >> reporter: good morning. new figures show that one out of three burglaries nationwide involves cell phones and experts say it's a case of attentiveness. >> last week a towson university student stabbed multiple times. police say the thieves were after his cell phone. >> that the value of a home life is worth a cell phone to them, so it frightens me. >> surveillance cameras have caught thieves in the act. the grab and go robberies on the rise. >> it's like a diamond ring or a wallet. there's something with some value there. >> now the latest incident tuesday. three suspected asked to see a woman's cell phone then
took off with it. it's a growing problem across the region. cell phone thefts have been reported in baltimore city, baltimore county, howard county, anne arundel and montgomery counties. >> everyone seems to have an iphone in their hand, whether they're texting or listening to music. it's a crime of opportunity. >> with kiosks that accept cell phones for cash security experts say it is an opportunity for big money. >> they can go ahead and steal a number of these devices during an evening and trade them in for cash, thousands of dollars in one evening of work. >> police are warning people to be more vigilant to keep thieves at bay. >> i keep my stuff in my pocket and away from anyone that can see it. >> reporter: stolen cell phones may have less value at the end of the month. that's when a nationwide registry of stolen cell phones goes online. i'm mike schuh. back to you. >> thank you. police say they're still searching for something that will lead them to suspects in these incidents.
a new trial for the man accused of killing phylicia barns is set to get underway today. michael johnson is accused of murdering the teen. the 16-year-old's body was found floating in the susquehanna. johnson was convicted earlier this year but a judge ordered a new trial ruling prosecutors with held evidence about a key witness. an update this morning on a man being held for the shooting spree inside los angeles international airport. paul ciancia is now said to be in fair condition at the hospital. the man was shot by airport police moments after a tsa agent was gunned down. several other people were wounded. ciancia is facing several charges that could make him eligible for california's death penalty. a democrat is criticizing the president's handling of the affordable care act roll out. it's former president clinton. here is susan mcginnis with the latest for wjz. >> i personally believe even if it takes a change in the law the
president should honor the commitment the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got. >> president bill clinton is among the latest to criticize president obama for failing to keep his promise. >> if you like your insurance plan you will keep it. >> that could help explain the latest poll that shows just 44% of americans view the president as honest and trustworthy. he's ordered his staff to find a solution for the 500-0000 americans losing insurance. >> gail is a health care expert and served as an adviser during the first bush administration. she said there's likely not enough time to reverse course >> how do you recontact people, reinstitute something that was scheduled to go out of business january 1st? >> republicans are pressing ahead with a plan to allow people to keep their existing policies which the white house
opposes. >> that would cause more problems and create more problems and do more harm than any good it would do. >> the house is expected to vote on the bill friday. susan mcginnis, wjz eyewitness news. >> today on capitol hill the house oversight committee will question officials about security and technical issues with the troubled healthcare.gov website. constant gridlock others issues like health care and taxes is turning off american voters. according to the latest poll only 9% approve of the job congress is doing. that's the lowest approval rating. americans blame constant gridlock and apparent inability to get things down for that low rating. turning to sports, two local universities squared off. the bears would get off to a fast start with a big dunk from hubbard. in the end the tigers blew out the bears.
towson university wins 95-75 and remains undefeated so far this young season. while former safety ed reed is looking for a new job or sitting back the ravens new safeties are making their marks. matt elam and james adhebo played well. they said being a good player is just not enough. >> that's what it is all about. you got to make plays. that's what people remember. don't let your good get in the way of being great. i look at myself as a great player. that's what i aspire to be. >> as the ravens prepare for the bears this weekend it's not too late for you to enter the purple pride slide show contest. go to cbsbaltimore.com and up load your favorite game day photos. in college football the maryland terps are looking for that elusive sixth win to become bowl eligible. you can see them taking on virginia tech saturday
afternoon at 12:30 live right here on wjz 13. you know, i can appreciate our safety's corners, secondary stepping up. i love hearing them talk with such positive tones during television interviews and sound bites. having said that, and i don't believe i'm getting ready to quote al davis, the legendary owner of the raiders, here's what it boils down to, just win, baby. it says it all. we play the bears. i know we're stepping it up. i know all the motivational phrases they use in football these days. al davis hit it on the head, just win, baby. sunday right here on the keene 13. on coffee with, another football player joins us, tavon mason. he went to school in wood lawn and then the university of virginia where he learned a lesson.
that's keep education going and give back. he's back in his hometown. he has a huge event this weekend that's going to make a difference in the lives of a lot of kids. a new york jet wide receiver in the house, baltimore guy. got to love him. it's going to be a good coffee h . sharon has traffic. doesn't look too bad right there. we have first warning weather and it's going to get milder. that that doesn't look too b,,,,,,,,,,,,
[monotone] she says, "switch to progressive and you could save hundreds." call or click today. good morning. well done. that's off the charts. thank yr being with us. it's a ray rice right now. as long as we don't see a jacoby jones. when i think of 12 degrees that will choke me up. 65% humidity. a westerly breeze at 6. the barometer is at 30.43. big dome of canadian high pressure sitting on top of us.
18 oakland, the low 30s cumberland and hagerstown, 26 elkton, 36 easton, 29 ocean city, 32 pax river, dc, an 27 degrees in columbia. this big dome of high pressure has now filled in and helped push that frontal boundary yesterday offshore. how dramatic was it when that clearing line came over your line last night? that was spectacular. now we'll watch as highs start to slip off to the south and east and mild air will come in on its return flow. it's going to get mild. wait until you see the five day. 42 today, below the normal of 58. 25 again over night. tomorrow we will kick it up into the low 50s. we're going to get back to and above normal. 56 on friday with sun. saturday with sun 62. sunday it's going to get cloudy6 5 degrees. monday with showers two shy of 70. that's a trade off we find this time of
the year and we'll take it. trouble on 95 up in harford county. here is sharon gibala at wjz traffic control. >> that's right. big trouble 95 southbound just 2 2 aberdeen. we have an accident that's serious. it's blocking all the main lanes. traffic being detoured onto 155. other wise, if you're headed out on the beltway standard delays starting to pop up on the west side. 48 is your average on the outer loop. 95 southbound south of white marsh boulevard is still doing good. that's a look at 97 south of the beltway still looking good there. that's a look at traffic stopped now in the area of 155. that is because of that accident just approaching aberdeen. this traffic report is brought to you by your maryland toyota dealer. do you dream of all the places you'd like to go? now is a great time to find a great deal on a toyota at buyatoyota.com. this morning's coffee with is with tavon mason.
>> welcome to the eyewitness news morning edition. >> thanks a lot. >> it's interesting, we were jt ting here talking -- >> this is what we look like in person. >> as a little wide receiver you were watching us with your grandma. >> right. >> how is it that we've never met? >> we've met mentally, like an esp thing. >> is that what that's all about? i walk around and randomly screaming? >> that's it. >> oh, man. it's really cool having you here. you share with a few other folks from baltimore the fact that you became an nfl star not in your hometown, playing for a different team. >> right. >> it's interesting, you can wd with anonymity, which we're trying to change because you have great initiatives going. >> right. >> let's talk about it.
>> i created my tavon mason of the kids foundation. i was trying to pinpoint what i wanted to do and having an opportunity to go to one school to speak to the kids. i saw a young kid, i believe he was in 4th or 5th grade and weighed the same amount as we did. yeah, your eyes go up. that shocked me also. i was like, my mission needs to get kids active again, along with pushing education. that's like a huge deal to me is is education. so i said i would take the education factor and then i would combine it with getting kids active. the one way of getting kids active is they love the nfl. what was the one way to get them moving? come outside with me and let's play. that's when i started doing my sports fit days in school. >> did you leave them in the dust? you are also a speed coach. somebody starting from nothing, did you take it easy on them?
>> i did. i took it to the young kid xer exercises. from sprinting, back peddles, bunny hops, side shuffle. then we created a free style moment where the kids are flipping on the ground, rolling on the ground, just laughing and having fun. >> you have an event coming up. >> it is a meet and greet this sunday, november 17th from 3:00 to 7:00 at the identity lounge. the reason i wanted to put this event together is i wanted everybody to come out and meet me and my team, which is melissa brown and tammy to see what we're doing in the community and get to learn more about our mission on helping kids and also helping adults with being healthy, active and getting their families healthy and active. >> okay. >> there's a specific program e that you're promoting with this, the slippers. >> yep. >> explain that. scomblsz when
-- >> when i first did the first one last year when i started receiving the slippers people were fascinated. we had spongebob, dora, mickey and mini. i take it to the kids and surprise them. they have this huge like tree house. we set the slippers up nicely. we collected over 150 pair. >> why slippers? >> with kids being in the hospital, i'm pretty sure i've been in the hospital and you've been there, you don't like the slippers they give you. >> no way. nobody wants those. >> so what way to make kids more comfortable when you're in the hospital from 3 months up to a year to have their favorite slippers. >> you're always thinking. >> is there a website that folk folks can go to? >> yes. they can go to tavonmasonloveth.
we're collecting the slippers until the 28th. we're going to get a date to go to the hospital. the kicker is, we take food to the parents also. the parents don't like to leave their kid's sides. by they time they leave all the cafeterias and shops are closed. >> got it. >> okay. scomblsz in the few -- >> in the few seconds we have left, the event is where? >> identity lounge on liberty road. there's a slipper drop off. there's a $10 entry fee to create more events in the future. >> by 3:00 we'll have the bears safely in check. >> right. >> this has to be a 10 second answer because we really have to go. a kid finds out you're an nfl player, what's the number one thing they ask you? >> have you ever been hit by ray lewis? >> really? >> no.
a really bad one on 95. that is because of an accident 95 southbound just approaching route 22 aberdeen. it's an accident still blocking all lanes. traffic being diverted on the 155. huge delays there. typical delays on the west sidee beltway. slightly better than usual for 8 is your average. there's a look at your speeds on 95 south of white marsh. that's a look at 95 prior to the accident. you can see traffic is stopped there. we will keep you up to date on that situation. this traffic report is brought to you by don white. check out the famous don white difference. who gives you the best deal? don white. don scott, back over to you. >> thank you. there's been a fourth smartb bery near towson university. yesterday three men took a woman's phone. last week a student was stabbed for his. by the end of the month all cell phones reported stolen look tracked on a nationwide
registry. michael johnson is charged with murdering phylicia barns in 2010. the 16-year-old's body was found in the susquehanna. johnson was convicted by a judge ordered a new trial ruling prosecutors with held evidence about a key witness. a tall ship is docked in the inner harbor. it's the oldest working square rigger at over 300 feet long. it's the largest ship to visit here. it can reach 20 miles per hour. it's the 9th visit to our harbor. it will be here through saturday. stay with wjz 13, maryland's news station. complete news, weather and traffic still ahead this morning. also a conviction overturned. after nearly a decade in prison a missouri man is free. we will talk with ryan