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[laughter] already. we've got a little time. so i'm going to read to geoff. it helps him go to sleep. this is from jackie collins' book. "goddess of vengeance." who was the goddess of vengeance? geoff: i think it was the witch that turned the guy into paper. craig: correct, geoff, it was nemesis. geoff: that's what i meant. craig: yeah. you ready? geoff: yeah, yeah. craig: settled into a private -- i'm going use this voice -- geoff: no, that's good. like that. craig: settled into a private and luxury villa at the cavendish. it's already sexy, right? geoff: it's already hot. craig: when you start reading jackie collins, i can feel the blood getting stirred down below.
geoff: i wish i knew that feeling. craig: yeah, it's not bad. geoff: is it like driving around an industrial being? craig: yeah. in many ways you go to the building and you drive around a little bit and then, knock on the door and then you go. [laughter] geoff: you knock on the door? craig: it's polite. geoff: ok. craig: we've got to go. good night, everybody. good night. captioned by the national captioning institute
attack in libya and now 9news now have information. did we have information that could save lives. this is 9news now. angry demonstrations continue outside the american embassy in kiro. and just hours ago, president obama told egypt's president the embassy needs to be better protected. and there is new word out of england tonight that the state department "had credible information 48 hours before the attack that killed the four americans in libya tuesday, information that american facilities might be targets". the newspaper published the account this evening. >> the paper reports the american government did not want diplomats or order any lock downs. new the repercussions of these -- now the repercussions of these demonstrations are now being felt where law enforcement agencies now received a new bulletin from the federal government. gary nurenberg is here with the wrapup. reporter: homeland security
issued the bulletin today. it says there is no specific indication that violence will spread to the united states, but it urged vigilance. that anger is real. and in the middle east tonight spreading. the demonstrations outside the american embassy turned more violent thursday with street fights between molotov cocktail demonstrators and american agencies protecting the compounds. there are demonstrations too now at the united states embassy in yemen where a mob gathered but did not breech the building. this is the scene at the american consulate in libya where four americans, including the ambassador, were killed tuesday after a protest over the movie turned into a violent attack. american officials now believe cbs news reports was carried out by a terrorist group associated with al qaeda. the buildings are virtually destroyed. the newspaper, the independent reporting, that sensitive
information is now missing, including potentially the names of libyans who have been working with americans there. now one libyan official says infiltrators within the security forces may have tipped off attackers to the whereabouts of the ambassador. libya says it has made at least one arrest. now, in washington, a potential target for any terrorist attack, how is the police department responding that that homeland security fbi security alert? we asked, and anita if we ever get an answer, we'll tell you. >> thank you. president obama addressed the recent killings in libya during his campaign stop in colorado. >> we are going to bring those who killed our fellow americans to justice. [ cheers and applause ]. [ cheers and applause ] >> i want people around the world to hear me to all of those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. >> his republican opponent mitt
romney spent the day campaigning in virginia and he also discussed the events in libya. >> what a tragedy to lose such wonderful people. >> why do you put us in libya? why do you put us up in libya. >> usa. >> we want to be silent. we're going to keep on going. >> the heckler was escorted out as the events in libya unfoldeled, he has since tried to refocus -- unfolded, he has since tried to refocus it back on the economy. the search for answers goes on tonight in the case of a prince george's county teenager gunned down tuesday simply walking his way to school. now, why the police investigation continues, tonight so does the grieving. and matt jablow joins us now from police headquarters with the latest on both. matt. >> reporter: at this point police say they simply don't
know who killed marckel ross, and marckel's friends say they simply don't know who could possibly have wanted him killed. >> i'm getting emotional about it. >> reporter: two days after 18-year-old marckel ross was shot to death on the way to school in capitol heights, police say they still have no suspects or possible motives in the case. >> the investigation is really early. >> reporter: while marckel's grieving friends say they still can't believe he's gone. >> i love him to death. >> reporter: a junior at central high school, marckel was fondly remembered this evening at a candlelight vigil. >> thank you for the right of brother marckel. >> reporter: at the scene of his murder where friends described him as a wonderful person bursting with love and life. >> he just had a great personality that you loved. he always joked around. danced. he always had a smile on his face. >> he was so sweet. he didn't want to hurt anybody. >> reporter: can you imagine anybody want ing to kill him? >> no. >> reporter: about a mile away from the crime scene, prince george's county police spoke to
parents at back to school night at central high. >> i know there are concerns for parents. >> reporter: urging anyone with information about the case to come forward. >> everything we have up to this point is that he was a great kid. we have no news in this case. >> reporter: anybody with information about marckel's murder is asked to call crime solvers at 1-866-411-tips. a reward of up to $25,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case. derek. >> matt jablow, thanks. new tonight at 11:00, big brother getting just a little bigger in prince george's county. ken molestina explains why the cop say they're getting ready to set up even more cameras along the county streets. >> reporter: to say the traffic cameras aren't popular in prince george's county would be a gross under statement. >> they're there for no reason. just to get personally in people business or whatever.
>> this is getting outrageous. >> you're violating my rights. >> reporter: police here say those despised cameras are taking more than a verbal beating. they're physically being destroyed. investigators reported having traffic cameras shot at, toppled and even set on fires by vandals. so now police will set up new surveillance cameras to keep a closer eye on the cameras keeping a close eye on you. >> i don't like it. >> reporter: like it or not, it's the copies way of protecting what they consider an investment in public safety. police officials estimate the traffic cameras cost anywhere between 30,000 to $100,000. despite the overwhelming opposition for more cameras, there are a few who think it's a good idea. >> things that do not bling to you -- belong to you, you should leave them alone. >> reporter: then there are those who are encouraging the demise of the eyeball above the streets. >> i don't like the speed cameras anyway. so if you vandalize them, good for you. >> reporter: just so you know,
prince george's county police say they have plans to put 12 for cameras out on the streets within the next few months. in prince george's county, ken molestina, 9news now. today the national cathedral coming to say goodbye to neil armstrong. armstrong passed away last month after complications following heart surgery. he was 82. his inturnment is tomorrow, and it will happen on a naval ship somewhere in the atlantic ocean. sally struthers best known or her role in" all of the family". she was arrested in maine yesterday for driving under the influence. well, this mom thought her son was going to dion death row, but tomorrow -- die on death row, but tomorrow he could be out of jail. she's talking about the ups and down the last 11 years. from a kitchen to hot water to one with mouse droppings.
you don't want to miss tonight's food alert. we are looking at a perfect day. temperatures 81 for a high. here is your wakeup weather. you need your sunglasses tomorrow morning. mid 50s to mid 60s at 5:00 and it will jump into the low 70s by 9:00. we'll come back and talk about a cold front approaching the metro
. a man who spent the last 11 years on death row in a prince william county murder for hire case is hoping he'll be out tomorrow. justin wolfe's conviction and death sentence were thrown out by a federal judge who found the prosecutors withheld key information. peggy fox spoke to justin's mom today. >> i think there will be a lot of people there for you. >> reporter: terry steinberg is talking to her 31-year-old son justin wolfe who has been in solitary confinement on death row for 11 years. >> that's been 11 years of ups
and downs and disappointments and frustration and shock and disbelief. we were only allowed to hug him once every four months for the first few years. >> reporter: wolfe is now in the prince william county jail awaiting a bond hearing tomorrow. >> the doors are full of newspaper articles. >> reporter: wolfe's bedroom is frozen in time with memorabilia from his high school days. he was a running back at chantilly high school in 1996 when they were state champions. in 2002 when he was 21, he was convicted of murder for hire and sentenced to death. the conviction and sentence devastated the entire family. twice his mother was given dates for justin's execution. >> it was just a very sick feeling that, wow, this is the day they say they're going to take my son 's life. and you feel so helpless. how can they stop this. what can i do? >> reporter: wolfe was a marijuana dealer. the jury found him guilty of
hiring owen barber to kill daniel petrole. >> he is a person who is able to manipulate. >> reporter: but in 2005, barber recanted his testimony and said wolfe had nothing to do with the murder. in 2010, barber testified in federal court that he implicated wolfe to avoid the death penalty. the judge overturned wolfe's conviction finding that prosecutors allowed barber to give false testimony. >> my son should not be dying for selling marijuana. >> reporter: last month the state lost again when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate the murder conviction and death sentence. tomorrow at justin wolfe's bond hearing, his attorney will ask the judge to set him free. >> if i don't hold on to the hope, then i don't have anything. so i'm just going to continue to hope and believe that justice will finally be served and we'll finally get justin home. >> reporter: terry steinberg is hoping the new prosecutor appointed to the case will decide not to retry it. in fairfax, peggy fox, 9news
now. health hazards at howard university shut down a cafeteria kitchen and mice at a prep table closed a montgomery county restaurant. here is investigator reporter russ ptacek with our 9 wants to know food alert. >> reporter: restaurants all over the world know you have to use hot water to clean and keep food safe. it is key to preventing contamination that could make you sick but almost every week we find a kitchen continuing to operate even though there is no hot water. that is until they get caught. just across the street from the howard shaw metro stop, inside that howard university research building is where inspectors declared an imminent health hazard inside a cafeteria kitchen. you see, cafeteria in a major university you expect to see students. when we went inside, what we found is not what you would expect. >> we don't get anything in this building at all. >> reporter: do you have any idea where the food goes? >> no. >> reporter: what's your reaction? >> i can't believe it. >> reporter: when we got off
the elevator, it opened right up into the kitchen. according to health department records, inspectors were called here on a complaint. the kitchen is operated by a contract orr named sudexo. a university spokeswoman says it does not serve the hospital but makes to go items for university kiosks. they ordered food detained or destroyed because reports say it was prepared while the kitchen was operating with no hot water for cleaning. in montgomery county, inspectors closed spring garden on georgia avenue citing mice. >> the manager says it is all cleaned up and he's invited us inside. >> reporter: inside inspectors reported finding evidence of mice throughout the kitchen. >> everything is clean. >> reporter: you cleaned it all up? >> of course. >> reporter: the inspection report said mice feces were on the countertops and food utensils. so this is inside your cooler. you cleaned up in this area?
>> the whole kitchen. >> reporter: you spent two days doing this? >> two days, yes. >> reporter: you're literally in the middle of this. you have the tools that you're using right here. we didn't see any signs of mice and didn't identify any violation. both kitchens have since passed reinspection and they're back in business. we tweet our food patrols so you can follow live and you'll know first who gets closed and why. i'm russ ptacek, 9news. >> you know, sometimes the best thing is just let russ in, right? if you know health dangers, corruption, government waste, 9 wants to know about it too. e-mail russ at tips at wusa9.com. you know, you can just stop forecasting and just keep this weather going and just rewind it. >> i don't think we would ever get bored with it. >> we would not. it's crazy great. >> there are no flies on the forecast. no droppings on my forecast. [ laughing ] >> that's what i'm talking about. >> tomorrow will be okay. not picture perfect. we've been spoiled these last
couple of days. >> we have. >> let's look at the michael and son weather cam. we're looking at a high of 81. temperatures still 70 downtown. so it's not quite as cool. temps haven't fallen as fast as they have in previous nights. still very comfortable, though. dew point still in the upper 50s. that's petty decent. pressure -- pretty decent. pressure hanging around 20.9 and it has been much of the day and the night. satellite picture, radar combined, can you see the front. i knew you could. it does not have a lot of moisture with it. some showers pushing through chicago on detroit's doorstep. this is the same front that will roll through our area tomorrow night. a couple of showers possible. we'll watch the area of low pressure in texas. that is going to become a big player next week. not so much this weekend. in the meantime, we have clear skies right now. but some clouds are coming in. some high and mid-level clouds out to the west. so we're going to say clear to partly cloudy tonight. still very, very nice. while it's 70 downtown, it's 59 in manassas. 59 in leesburg. and 59 in frederick.
so a comfortable night. not quite as chilly as it has been. so still pleasant on friday. still a great day on friday. it really is. cold front will approach late friday afternoon and friday night. shower possible at night for the metro. but they'll be isolated, they'll be light, don't change your plans. we're going to keep the showers away. the boss is playing tomorrow night. and the great weekend in the wake of the frontal boundary, actually i changed nice to great. so a really, really super weekend ahead behind the front. overnight, clear to partly cloudy, comfortable. mid 50s to mid 60s downtown. winds south, southeast at 10. by morning mostly sunny and pleasant. you still need your shades. temps in the 50s and 60s. kids probably don't need a sweatshirt tomorrow morning. by afternoon, partly cloudy and pleasant. yes, a few high, mid-level clouds come in late ahead of the frontal boundary. not a big deal. winds out of the south, southwest at about 10. next three days, we're going to keep it code green. and why not? nice tomorrow 82. slight chance of a shower at
night. best chances between 7:00 p.m. and midnight. and then great and beautiful on sunday. 78 mostly sunny on saturday. 77, mostly sunny on sunday. next seven days, we haven't changed this. we're still going to go for a lot of rain and showers on monday, although there are some models postponing the rain until tuesday. right now we'll leave it in monday. tuesday does not look good no matter what model you look at. and unfortunately our nats are coming back in town. temperatures back in the upper 70s on tuesday. around 80 on wednesday. maybe even some showers left over on wednesday, qat frankly. and then -- quite frankly. and then low 80s and dry next thursday. but as derek pointed out earlier at 7:00 p.m., we need the rain. >> yes, we do. not on the weekend. >> right. if you open your door tomorrow and pick up a usa today, you'll see something completely new. >> our parent company ganet has redesigned the newspaper. bruce leshan was there for the
big dc launch tonight. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: a star studded smithsonian gallery got the first look of the usa today of the future. 30 years ago usa today revolutionized newspapers with crisp, clear stories and snazy graphics. now from web to tablet to plain old paper, the editor in chief says usa today has been retoold for the next 30 -- retooled for the next 30 years. >> great graphic and video. and bringing them out across the web, tablets and mobile, that's the future. >> plenty of people are worried about the future of newspaper and journalism. but they say, hey, gutenberg didn't make any money when he first printed the bible nearly 600 years ago. >> reporter: 60 million people last month read usa today on some digital platform. something that we did.
and we know they want us. and from political super stars. >> it's critical. >> reporter: to olympic sports stars --. >> you guys do such a great job of covering it. >> reporter: nearly everyone agrees we can't survive as a free and vibrant society without professional media like usa today. in washington, bruce leshan, 9news. >> very snazy. >> very good. now, i have been surprised to say -- to be able to say that the maryland terrapins are undefeated. no one saw this coming. >> they beat them. >> barely. >> they beat them. >> yes. okay. [ laughing ] >> okay. that sort of hung over his head. yukon comes to maryland. randy etsell, that's what we're talking about. some of the old players get the chance to reacquaint themselves and the boys
and now 9 sports with dave owens. >> take it from me, it reunions aren't always the nicest things. some cousins you only want to talk to from a distance. i'll tell you that. randy etsel probably feeling the same way. his previous family yukons come calling saturday. some of the former players bitter taste in their mouth. etsel left connecticut to seasons ago to take the maryland and didn't meet face-to-face with his players before leaving. one of those players said it's not going to be hard to get up for this game. etsel, if only he could turn back the hands of time. >> if i had a do over and it's something that i have to live with, i wish i could have talked to those players in person. but the circumstances in our profession is one that didn't allow that. and that's something that i have to live with.
>> he talked to those players there, coach. we're excited to announce a brand new show game on at 7:00 on saturday night. we'll be wrapping up the day in college football. fdc local and looking ahead to redskins and ravens. all right. drum roll, guys. high school football game of the week, 28,000 voters saying lee and west springfield. big fairfax county shootout. their highlights will get our coverage. great job. we had over 56,000 votes overall. >> wow. >> nats are off tonight, so we focus on the o's. no matter what happens from here on out, respect orioles magic. they don't flinch on the pressure either. they've won 13 straight extra inning games. 13. this is the latest. matinie baseball tampa bay in town. the dying player, here comes matt joyce. he can't get there. in comes the winning run. o's tied for first place.
surprised? you might be. but buck ain't. >> that wasn't the goal from day one in the spring. really they wanted the off season. it's watching other teams for years and saying we want to do what they're doing. we would like to take -- get a chair at the dance. >> get a chair at that dance. all right. i'm not sure if you know or you care, but the nhl is two days away from a lock out. and owners are saying let's do it. today they met in new york and unanimously voted to put the kibosh on the season. first the commission, second sid the kid. >> nobody wants to make a deal and play hockey more than i do. okay. this is what i do. this is what my life is about. >> it's tough. i mean, as a player, you just want to play. so this stuff is not what you want to be doing this time of year. >> not this time of year. i'm going to be at the maryland