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ways. politics and religion, like oil and water front and center in wisconsin. >> hello, everyone. i'm don lemon. thank you for joining us. they arrived by the bus load. thousands of people carrying signs, leading chants. proving that public outrage over the shooting of trayvon martin is only escalating. >> no justice. >> no peace. >> no juss. >> no peace. >> justice for trayvon was on their banners. on their signs. a mass of protesters marching on the sanford, florida, police station. furious about the way investigators handled the case. police did not charge or even arrest george zimmerman, the man who admits shooting martin. the reverend al sharpton said the anger won't relent until he's booked and fingerprinted. >> it hits us in harlem, hits us in chicago, hits us in l.a. we will stand together.
>> george zimmerman got suspicious when he spotted trayvon martin walking in his neighborhood on february 26th and followed him. what happened between them isn't clear, but zimmerman claims he shot martin inself defense. martin was not armed. >> say it loud, i am. >> i am. >> you are? >> you are. >> we are. >> we are. >> trayvon. >> trayvon. >> the reach of this case has gone far beyond sanford, florida. this is a rally in washington, d.c. that we're looking at. protesters stoond in a large sickle demanding justice for the 17-year-old. and in just about an hour, we're expecting to see another show of support for trayvon martin and the family he left behind. it's happening in a place that was once very near and dear to his heart. john zarrella standing by live at the site of the candlelight individualt for vavaugh trayvon. is the crowd starting to gather? >> not quite yet. we're told his parents will be
here, probably around 6:30. and you mentioned, a place near and dear to trayvon's heart, from the time he was 5 years old, he played football in the optimus league, up until the time he got to high school and decided he likes aviation more, and i'm joined by his coach, and coach horton, you coached him, jerome, and you knew him growing up. and this event tonight, what do you hope to get the message out? who is this for? >> this is truly for the martin family, tracy and sabrina to let them known that trayvon was their son, and he was also mere mar's son. we watched him grow from 5 years old to 13, 14 years old. and we want them to know we're behind them 110%. we're fighting with him. >> a lot of young men who he played with and grew up with are going to be here tonight? >> at least maybe 100, 150 of
them have reached out to me to tell me that they're going to be here in support of them. >> you think this is going to be an emotional night. unlike so many of the others, marches that have taken place, this one is very personal. the people that really knew him best are going to be here. >> yeah, everyone that has come across trayvon and coach tracy's path at this park are going to be here. trayvon worked in this concessi concession, i mean, every day. monday through friday. monday through saturday, every day, and so many people, i still take calls from them right now, asking me, is that the kid working in the concession? i have to tell them, that's him. he was so respectful, we're going to be here. >> that concession stand right there. >> we're not going to be able to see him in there, what do you want to order, anymore. >> you're pretty confident this is going to be a big night and quite clearly, an emotional night.
>> i think it's going to be very emotional because i mean, we love everything that we sigh going on around the world, protests and everything for trayvon, but these are people from this part that know trayvon, that watched him grow from a little kid to the young man that he was. >> and lastly for you, you said the young man he was. everything that we hear, he was a good young man. >> he was a great young man. he wasn't just good. good is an understatement for him. he was a great young man. >> coach, thanks so much for spending time with us. and don, so again, about 6:30 this evening, it should really get started. that's when we expect tracy and sabrina, miz parents, will be here for the candlelight vigil. and the coach was telling me he's brought about 500 candles for this evening. so they do expect there will be quite a crowd gathered here. don? >> john zarrella, and you'll see it on cnn. >> viewers, i'm nautsure if you saw the interview with pearce
morgan and toure. i think it's safe to say that conversations similarly to this one are taking place all across the country. take a listen. >> another black person who is unarmed and innocent and not doing anything wrong has been killed, and this is incredibly painful and goes back before you were born and before your father was born and before my grandfather was born. so these are things that hurt as an american very deeply, and you are too new to this situation to fully understand what's really going on here and what is really at stake for america. >> what a load of fatuous nonsense you speak, toure, don't you? you think you have the only right to speak about what is serious in america? you think i don't have the right as somebody from britain who has spent the last six, seven years here -- >> six whole years. you have the right. you have the right. >> as much right as you do to have a comment. >> but you don't understand what
is going on here. >> just 43 seconds of that discussion. tonight, make sure you join us as we continue a heated discussion, race and the role it's played in the trayvon martin story. later this evening on cnn. stay tuned. >> did you check your lottery tickets? while most of us awoke to the realization we didn't win, three lucky individuals did win and will split the massive $656 million jackpot. lottery officials said the winners are from maryland, illinois, and kansas. i'm from georgia. cnn's athena jones is at the lucky maryland store right now. >> here at the 7-11 outside the city of baltimore where the lucky winner used the machine back there, the red machine, to do a quick pick lottery ticket, spending $1 for one line of numbers. luckily for that winner, it was the winning line of numbers.
this person will have a chance to take part in the huge jackpot with two other winners. this is, of course, a record jackpot. much bigger than the $390 million record set back in 2007. we had a chance to talk with the maryland lottery director about what advice they give? >> our advice to the winner, to the extent we give any advice, is to get good advice and hopefully they'll reach out to trusted advocates for them, both financially and legally, and at an appropriate time, come in and make a claim on the ticket. >> not even a day has passed since the winner found out they won, but they haven't come forward yet, and i should tell you under maryland law, lottery winners aren't required to take part in any kind of publicity, so we may never find out who won. last yeerl, two big winners of power ball lottos never came forward. we'll have to wait and see what happens. time to talk politics. republican presidential hopefuls
are spending the day in wisconsin. it's the biggest prize on tuesday's contest that includes maryland and the district of columbia. the meeting was with religious conservatives. shannon joins me now from waukesha? >> waukesha, an acquired taste. takes a few times. >> i should know that being from chicago. i just saw it coming up. >> not far from chicago. >> not that far. what's going on? >> yeah, basically, what you have today is a political two-for. an event that is about to happen a few short hours from now. the reagan-lincoln dinner here at the country springs hotel. governor scott walker has a recall effort he's trying to fight. mitt romney and newt gingrich are going to be here also. they were here earlier today for a separate event, talking to the faith and freedom coalition, in
addition to rick santorum. he was here earlier today. excuse me, later in a few hours, mitt romney and rick santorum, not newt gingrich. he was here earlier. not that we have that cleared up, newt gingrich, rick santorum, mitt romney all gave speeches, courting the evangelical vote a few days before the primary. 42 delegates at stake, and all of them want some of them. >> i remember sitting here last week in this very seat and over the alert came over that mitt romney and newt gingrich had a private meeting, right? and you picked up -- i'm wondering what both men had to say about that, if it was detectable in their remarks after the meating? >> yeah, you know we love anything with the word secret in it. we got news ability the secret meeting between mitt romney and newt gingrich. it happened in louisiana just ahead of the primary last weekend. we talked with the former house
speaker about it. he said, you know what? pretty much we meet all the time. i asked him about it just yesterday, and take a listen at him explaining his conversations with his rivals. >> the three of us have a general agreement to want to beat barack obama. if santorum is the nominee, i will support him and romney will support him. if romney is the nominee, i will support him and santorum will support him. we're committed to defeating barack obama, and we have known each other a long time, and we want to make sure that however this comes out in the end, that the republican nominee defeats barack obama. that's the essence of the conversations we have. >> now, don, keep in mind, he didn't answer the question specifically what him and romney talked about in the meeting. he talked more broadly about the consaszs he has with them and the agreement that whoever wins, they'll support the other two, and it was interesting that he was revealing that him and
romney are in contact, that him and santorum are in contact. it's interesting also, one other thing of note, don, since we have learned about that meeting, i have been following newt gingrich and noticed he hasn't gone as hard after romney has he has previously. so what does that mean? only they know. >> we know what it means. it's politic. it happens every time. you beat up on your opponent and then you're like, he's the bestering going to win. he's great for the country. >> you said it, not me. >> and every time, we know what is going to happen. that's the game. thank you very much. >> if you wondered how osama bin laden spent his days in hiding, one of his five wives is telling all. you'll hear from her after the break. and later, with the odds of winning the mega millions lottery set at 1 in 176 million, why do people play? why are we still talking about it? i didn't win. i'm over it. we'll talk with our expert about
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let's check your headlines right now around the world. the peace plan pushed by former u.n. chief kofi annan has done enough to end the bloodshed in syria. pro democracy activists say at least 40 people were killed today across the country despite an agreed-to cease fire. the opposition also says the key activists who ran a media office in the city of homs has been arrested. the lawyer for an american soldier accused of carrying out a massacre in afghanistan said
the military is stonewalling him. staff sergeant robert bales faces 17 charges of murder. his prosecutor said they're blocking access to witnesses and information. when prosecutors don't cooperate, it's usually for a reason. a u.s. official said it's just a coincidence that secretary of state hillary clinton was in saudi arabia when new sangszs against iran's oil industry were announced. she met with king abdullah on friday, and they estimate a million barrels of oil a day could be lost because of sanctions. they hope saudi arabia could make up the shortfall on the world market. >> osama bin laden fathered four children in the years between 9/11 and his death. that's according to one of his wives who told interrogators all about the bin laden family's life in hiding. >> he was alternately hiding,
running, and fathering children in the years after 9/11. new details of osama bin laden's life on the run have emerged, given by his youngest wife. according to a pakistani police interrogation document obtained by cnn, she told police she and her family lived in pakistan for almost all of the nine and a half years between the september 11th attacks and bin laden's death. consistently during those years, pakistani leaders said this about bin laden's whereabouts. >> i don't think that osama bin laden is in pakistan. >> the interrogation report filed in january is paraphrased by a police offense. the report has fatah saying the family lived in at least five locations in pakistan after 9/11, in at least five safe houses. according to the report, fatah says after 9/11, her family scattered. she went to the area around afghanistan, to karachi, pakistan. stayed there for about eight or nine months. in mid-2002, she went to bashar,
reunited with bin laden there. then she said the family went to suwhat in pakistan, stayed there for eight or nine months. in 2003, she said she went to the city of parapor, and then in 2005, she said she went to abod abod to that compound where they stayed for about six years until bin laden's death. he may not have been with her that entire time, but fatah said while they were on the run, she gave birth to four of the five children she had with bin laden. in her report, the report says, she claims to have given birth to two children in a pakistani government hospital. she said she only stayed in the hospital for time-out or three hours each time. the "new york times" cites a separate document saying she gave fake id papers to the staff. i spoke to brian fishman about the children born. >> what does that suggest about his mindset in the years on the
run? >> we have this notion that he was interested in preserving his legacy. we saw the video of him watching his old videos, sitting there, you know, in the house in abbottabad. so it's possible to think he wants to have a big family, wants to be seen as a major sheik. >> a u.s. official tells us bin laden's wife's accounts seem plausible. we tried several times to get reactions from pakistani officials, specifically if they knew his wife gave birth in a government hospital. we got no response. >> why do people play the lottery when they know their chances of winning are between slim and none? our favorite human behavior expert, wendy walsh, is next with some insight. can you tell i'm not happy about this? >> but first, this. for those of you who didn't win the lottery, here are some tips on how to pay for the high cost
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many of the 500 million people using twitter dropped a loin or two about the mega millions lottery. jose canseco offered the winners help by saggiying make sure yout in contact with me. i can tell you how much your life will change and warn you about the pair sites that will try to take advantage of you. and adam said santorum and gingrich are still insisting that they can win last night's mega million. interesting and fun. >> millions waited in line around the country hoping to get a piece of the mega millions lottery. only three won in maryland, illinois, and kansas. and tlal rr get a little over $218 million. how are they going to survive on that? despite the odds, 176 million
people line up to fork over their cash, hoping to win. wendy walsh, i have bib watching closely. i know the stats by heart. i have seen so many stories on them. i was like, i could be one of the 176 million in the odds here. so near impossible odds, but it really got people excited. >> it got people excited because we're in a recession. people love to have a rescue fantasy. women are famous for the rescue fan ate. the cinderella complex. guys haven't had it so much. make the peter man complex that wendy is going to take care of them and the lost boys, but this is what people do, they hold out hope, especially in times of recession. 21% of americans think playing the lottery is a good way to save for retirement. >> are you kidding me? >> i kid you not. i should say, also, that most of
those people only hold a high school education. so they're not thinking that they can depend on themselves to save for retirement. >> it was good for the 1 in 176 million who won, or the three people. that's a great retirement plan. but considering the odds, you know, for the rest of us, not so good. you tell people about the odds. you have a better chance of being -- i know it sounds terrible, struck by lightning 600 times than winning the thing. 600 more times than winning this thing. but for many people, that doesn't phase them. why? >> it doesn't phase them because they're in love with hope. and as i said, people love to have this rescue fantasy, that all will -- and you know, it's a subtle form and for some people, a major form of gambling. the same dopamine rush you get with a gambling addiction. and then you get the letdown afterwards. >> it was funny, we were in the middle of dinner in manhattan, and two of the people we were
with, left the table to get lottery tickets. while we were there, it was announced someone else won, and nobody talk eed about it anymor because it's done. >> it's done. i have a policy in my house, lotteries are the way that the government taxes the poor, so you should never buy a lottery tick ticket. i have trained my kids to do that. we didn't buy any tickets. and ten minutes before the thing, i have a friend over for a glass of wine and she said, do you want to buy half. i bought half for the first time in my life. >> does sadness set in, or is it just fun? >> for most people, it's fun. but for people who are in dire straits, dawn, who really believe that this could change their life and their suffering, this is a big letdown. >> all right. at least you can say you tried. and now you know the real deal because you have watched don and wendy. thank you, dr. wendy walsh. you all know about the trayvon martin case, but there's
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george zimmerman, the man who said he shot martin in self defense. in ability an hour, a candlelight vigil will be held at a football field where he played. >> remember susan powell. court documents so that police found her blood in the family home not long after shy vanished, and they're using that fact to build a case against her husband josh. grandparents said if police had acted on the early evidence, the children might still be alive today. >> you may soon get a warning from your credit card company saying your account may have been hacked. someone briefed global payments, one of the largest payment processing firms. all major cards may have been compromised. as many as 10 million visa and master cards have already started alerting customers. a life cost a young man his life. a man called police in pasadena,
to say he had been burglarized by two armed robbers. they took his backpack, all right, but they weren't armed. minutes later, when police confronted them, they were ready for the worst. here is miguel marquez with the story. >> police say when they responded to the burglary, they were on full alert. the alleged victim who called 911 told the dispatcher two men who stole his backpack and computer were carrying guns. >> did they have any weapons? >> yeah, they have a gun. >> minutes later -- >> do you remember anything about the gun? >> both of them have a gun, man. they both and they run away from me. >> two officers only a few years each on the pasadena police force responded, no lights, no sir sirens. they're configured to record events when lights and sirens go on. it appears there was no recorded version of what transpired. police say 19-year-old kendrick mcdade ran away from the police car, his hand on his waist for a
block and a half. the police car chased mcdade until officer matthew griffin caught up with him. they were just feet apart, police say. kendrick mcdade then turned toward the officer still in his police car. with seconds to react, the officer from the driver's seat fired. >> the ofrszs responded to the scene believing that an armed robbery had just occurred. the shooting of mr. mcdade is absolutely tragic. >> mcdade was shot at and hit multiple times by both officer griffin and backup officer jeffrey newland. he was carrying no gun and had no stolen items on him. his 17-year-old alleged accomplice was charged with grand theft. no gun was found on anyone. >> this crime was being black at night. in the wrong place at the wrong time. every officer is given the discretion when and when not to pull the trigger. >> kendrick mcdade is not the
likeliest victim, a good looking 19-year-old, no police record, attending classes at a community college. played high school football and wanted to be a lawyer. >> kendrick was a good kid. >> mcdade's mother, who just gave birth to her thirld child last week is deeply grieved. >> i really don't have that much to say. i just know that i want justice. >> arrested in connection with the shooting, 26-year-old oscar carrillo, the burglary victim, because he lined throughout his 911 call about mcdade and other suspects having guns. he was arrested on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter. the l.a. county district attorney hasn't decided if he'll formally charge him. officers griffin and newland have been listed as victims in the initial police reports. they're currently on paid time off. currently, there are three investigations going on into the incident. by the pasadena police, the l.a. county sheriff's office, and an
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it has been more than a month since trayvon martin was killed nchg but many of the details of what happened that night are still unknown. this week, few key pieces of information have surfaced in the case. let's talk with holly hughes, she's here and she's a criminal defense attorney. do you know any other shootings like this one where there have been no arrested? i can't thinko any. when you're talking about out in public on the sidewalk, one person is dead and unarmed and the other isn't, i can't think
of any time when i haven't seen an arrest. if might be different if you're in your own home and fired on someone who has broken in, but nothing like this. >> i ask you this because people say why is this case such a big deal? even on the plane today coming back from new york, people were asking me that. there has not been a case like this one, it's unusual for many different levels. >> extremely. >> let's talk about the surve l surveillance video. zimmerman after the shooting, in handcuffs taken into sanford police department for questioning. it sounds like an arrest, looks like an arrest. >> it does, and quite frankly, i think it was an arrest because the initial police report we're now finding out, the detectives found out the charge could be negligent homicide, manslaughter. we know the police wanted him arrested. the legal test we use for all you under arrest, is do you feel free to leave? would a reasonable person feel free to leave. when you're restrained in
handcuffs and transported into the police department, you're not free to leave, not free to walk away. that's the legal definition of arrest. what we're hearing this week, which we hadn't heard before, is that the police wanted to arrest him, wanted to book him, fingerprint him, and someone from the state's attorneys office told them, ano, you have to reloois lease him, you don't have enough. >> there's a difference between an arrest and taken in for questioning. >> exactly. that's sort of an invitation to come to the police station for questioning. you can say no. when you're under arrest, you're not free to walk away or decline. >> it's one of those things like a suspect and a person of interest. there's a fine line. >> exactly. >> cnn's anderson cooper spoke to an eye witness who described what they saw right after martin was shot. take a look. >> it was dark, but after the shots, obviously, someone, a man, got up. and it was kind that period of
him, i can't say i watched him get up, but maybe within a couple seconds or so, then he was walking towards where i was watching and i could see him clearer, and see it was a hispanic man and he was, you know, he didn't appear hurt or anything else. >> does that change anything, holly? >> changes a lot of things. first of all, i want to know, did this eye witness that we're hearing from now, originally give a statement to the police? because if not, why not? we're hearing this a month later, after so many of those things that we hear have been covered in the media. we now know that george zimmerman is hispanic. we now know there is a question of were two men on the ground tussling. i'm not hearing anything there that hasn't been reported by one media outlet or another. so i have to question -- >> i'm glad you said that about hispanic. in the beginning, they were saying he was a white man.
the reason that was being reported, that's what was in the police report. and then later on, when you look at his voter id card, it said hispanic. initially, the reporting was he was white. george zimmerman's father is a former judge. do you think that played into the case at all? >> we can't say definitively, but i think it is a fair question. and i think that the attorney representing the martin family will definitely want to delve into it because we know george zimmerman had charges prior to this incident that were against the police, that were dropped. they sort of went away. then we know that the police are telling us this week, we wanted to arrest him for man slaulter and the state's attorney, another body of lawyers, said no, let him go. you don't have enough. so i think it's a fair inquiry. like you have to ask on the plane, why is this case different? why is this defendant being treated different even though he's not technically a defendant yet, why is this person of interest treated differently in
this particular instance. i think it's fair game. it's just a fact. it's what happened. >> very interesting. obviously following it. thank you very much. so, how did you do with your ncaa brackets this year? well, now it's down to the final four. next, a live report from new orleans previewing tonight's college basketball showdown. but first, we have this for you. when disast eer strikes, one former marine rallies together an army of marines to help. meet jake. >> in the military, everyone is taught how to lead, how to follow. solve problems, we really pride ourselves on being ready and willing to go anywhere. i started the marine corps, deployed to iraq and afghanistan. when i first saw the earthquake that hit haiti, a lot of the imgices, i felt like i saw them before driving through the streets of fallujah or afghanistan. i realized i could help out.
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of course, kentucky fans, louisville fans, ohio state fans and kansas fans. i have to tell you -- the louisville fans do not like each other and kansas fans don't like each other. john calipari and rick pitino don't get along. serious note, there is no sports team that is a professional sports team to unify the fans in that town. in fact, let's hear from the n fans right now from louisville and kentucky. >> a house divided is one u of l fan and one kentucky fan. you watch it in two different rooms. >> we enjoy the rivalry a lot, and it does get heated, though. >> there's going to be a lot of trash talk, let's put it that way. a lot of trash talk. >> you see where they put me, back here. >> louisville fans in the back. >> they won't let me roll my window down. >> kentucky fans talk a lot. >> whatever.
>> big blue nation right there, baby. >> after this all happens, is our city going to be safe? i sure hope so. >> and of course, carlos, you're trying not to laugh. and that makes you laugh even more. >> i know. it's amazing. the fans here are really out of control. it is the first time, by the way, kentucky -- don, stop laughing. kentucky and louisville have met in the final four. a lot on the line tonight. there is a serious topic, don. stop laughing. there is a serious topic to talk about. ohio state and their point guard, aaron crabb. he has a brother who left for afghanistan. and we talked to aaron about how his brother inspired him growing up to be a better person, to be a better basketball player. and to get to ohio state. >> i got to play two years with him in high school, football and basketball. so that was awesome, just to see him in his element, his
leadership, and to see him in his element, his leadership and his work ethic. it's helped me prepare me to where i am now. >> i think his brother is tough enough. he's a craft. up see crafts out there on the basketball court, you know how his brother can get. by any means, i know he's coming back home. >> so basically aaron was walking the streets of new orleans the other day and autograph seekers said, hey, how's brandon? don, stop laughing. it is crazy here in new orleans. you're killing me, dude. are you wearing louisville or ohio state colors today? that's what i want to know about. >> no e. i'm out of it. i just want to be down in new orleans and drinking hurricanes and eating some good food and horsing around with those crazy looking people. what are they in? is it hosiery or nylons?
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one woman's career as a journalist ends in an instant. our dr. sanjay gupta explains how a blow to the head changed her life forever. >> i was on my bike and i heard this roaring car coming behind me. and i realized that at that point the car was going to hit me. >> eight years ago elliot was hit by a car and flung into the air. >> while i was in the air, i was seeing central park on my left and people on the sidewalk going, my god, my god! >> at the moment she slammed into the ground, her successful career as a journalist was over. she had a traumatic brain injury. the pain radiating throughout her body became a daily sensation. she needed an outlet.
>> i just naturally started to take paper and pencils and color things and draw things and i didn't have a tbi. my mind functioned seamlessly when i was doing art. >> eventually art was not just a respite from pain but a new vocation. >> this is the central park jogger. >> eight years after her accident, she's still coping with her injuries, still feeling cathartic when she paints. her latest work, now hanging in a new york gallery, depicts people who also had a tbi. and through intensive rehabilitation of the mind and spirit, also overcame. >> do not ever lose hope. you will recover, you will do something with yourself. it's long, it's painful but there is hope. >> dr. sanjay gupta, cnn, reporting. >> a candlelight vigil is scheduled in florida tonight in memory of trayvon martin. an update on the story is next.
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