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>> live, local, latebreaking -- this is wbal-tv 11 news at 6:00 in hd. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> a relatively unknown running back runs wild against the ravens defense. that is not supposed to happen during the home opener. with -- would peyton hillis ruin the home opener? let's find out from gerry sandusky.
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>> peyton hillis ran for 160 plus yards. who would have thought the ravens would turn to joe flacco to bail them out of a bind in the fourth quarter? they did and he did. ray lewis celebrated his 15th home opener of his ravens career. anquan boldin -- his 600th career touchdown catch. gave the ravens the 7-3 lead. peyton hillis running right through the middle of the ravens defense. 8. landry -- he carried red -- dawan landry at the end of the play. flacco finds anquan boldin for a third time. billy cundiff without a field goal. the ravens blogger of the browns, 24-17. -- knock off the browns, 24-17.
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ray rice sprained his ankle. we will keep an eye on that moving forward. >> he is the kind of guy you want playing quarterback for you. i do not think there is anyone who doubted that for one second, not anyone. that is not to say you do not do everything you can to get as good as you can be. he has done it before and he will do it again. not everything will be perfect, but he played well today. >> after he threw four interceptions last week, three touchdowns, and no interceptions. they turn their attention to pittsburgh next week, on the road against the steelers. they will carry the momentum with them. we'll have more on the ravens later in sports. >> a local school is being featured for its participation in an nfl program that offers more than 16,000 elementary schools the chance to win a $10,000 grant and a visit from an nfl player.
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our lady of perpetual help school has shown enough ravens spirit to qualify for the grant. after today's game -- it was not just fans ready for the home opener. local businesses were also eagerly anticipating kickoff. >> baltimore, in general, has been awaiting this home opener. >> it is not just the fans, but the businesses that benefit from the tens of thousands who flocked downtown to see their favorite birds fly at home for the first time this season. restaurants like this steakhouse look to the home opener to get some real meat on the bones of their profits. >> we're the closest fine dining location to the facility. we anticipate -- we're that much more excited. >> the economy heavily depends on the ravens. one study estimates that the ravens home games in 2006 helped generate roughly $216 million in
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business sales statewide. >> it brings energy downtown. people come and go into the restaurant's before and after the game. it is a whole new world. everybody is excited. >> george lettis, wbal 11 news. >> police are investigating the death of a patient at a psychiatric hospital. they're calling it a homicide, but not releasing much information beyond that. the patient was found not criminally irresponsible for the murder of a worker in 2004. tomorrow, he will appear before a judge for sentencing. he pleaded guilty to arms, carjacking, assault, and the crimes. his sentence will be imposed tomorrow morning. the victim, an elderly african- american man, will also address the court in the victim impact statement to tell the court how his life has changed and what he
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is doing now. >> it is expected that the judge will impose a sentence of the time of the plea, which was 31 years. 30 years for the armed carjacking, 25 years for the first-degree assault, and one year for the crime. >> there were to give you a juvenile is also involved. one of them will be heard from at a separate 0-- two juveniles also involved. one of them will be heard from at a separate hearing. motorcycle slid into a utility pole. 23-year-old mike knapp -- matthew cavey was killed. his passenger 16-year-old elijah kelley is listed in serious condition at shock trauma. the closest many of us will ever get to a foreign -- ferrari. new york honors a brave firefighter who lost his life on 9/11.
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a very uncommon thing happened to a teenager not far away. those details in a "covering the nation." >> the prospect for rain is in the forecast. ♪
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>> is hard to argue the elegance of and the italians -- of an italian sports car. not canolis. a lot of great cars are on display. the show benefits the children's guild. not far from the water -- a teenager is recovering from an injury he was not expecting. what happens? we get the answer from virginia beach, va. >> it was a day at the beach.
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the three friends will not soon forget it. >> look at the teeth imprints. >> i thought it would never happen. >> it never crossed my mind that we could potentially be in danger. >> he and his friends were hanging out. >> we were at borders island. me and my friends go surfing down there a lot. >> they felt something brush up against the board in the water. >> he said, there is something out here. i could not finish my next sentence before it grabs my ankle. i felt the thrashing. >> he was covered in blood from the waist down. i have a lot on my arms. >> i jump on my board to get out of the water. i felt a sharp pain. it let go. >> with help from his friends, he was able to get back to the beach.
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>> the only thing i could see was blood pouring down my leg. >> rescue crews believe he was being attacked -- believe he was attacked by a shark. he has quite a story to tell. >> i was just hoping that i would not lose my leg or not be able to move that leg. i'm really lucky. >> because of where we live, we do not think about it. it happens so rarely. we think we are impervious. >> no one ever saw the sharks, not that anyone wanted to. the fear of what is lurking in the water is not going to stop them from going back out. >> i will, eventually, though not any time soon. it will probably be next summer. >> officials are still trying to pinpoint what type of sharp it was. we will have more on the ravens big win. a local school has dealt with a lot of tragedy. they are remembering some of their fallen grads.
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>> look at all this moisture coming up from the gulf of mexico. we will have details in the forecast. cloudy skies and 70 downtown at cloudy skies and 70 downtown at the airport.
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four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer
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funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. >> overcast skies did not stop thousands from honoring fallen firefighters. an estimated 25,000 people took part in the run which was held in the memory of the firefighter who died on september 11. follow the route that he took to reach the world trade center. he ran to help his fellow firefighters, even though he was off-duty at the time. notre dame prep held a fundraiser. some of the money raised will go towards a new field is dedicated to yeardley love. marianne banister served as the
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emcee. >> now, your 11 insta-weather forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> you saw that what pavement. that rain caught us by surprise. more rain is on the way. we have some breaks in the clouds this afternoon. the clouds are thickening. there's a lot of moisture to the south, extending all the way to the gulf of mexico. we will have a couple of long spells was in rain and maybe even some thunderstorms. we were running a little bit dry. 73 at the airport and downtown. we had to wait for the sun to break through the clouds for that. we spent most of today in the 60's. only a couple hundredths of an inch of rain, but will get more in the next 48 hours or so. annapolis, 69.
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edgewood, 70. frederick is at 72. 58, mchenry. here are the clouds. the really humid air is off to the west. some little waves moving along the front will stir things up and dragged the moisture from the south. it will take a couple of days. we will be wet. a couple of showers overnight. northeast winds @ 5. the overnight low was in the 60's. is in the 60's to 70's. there could be some persistent and heavy rain tomorrow. how much rain are we talking about? monday, tuesday, quite a bit. in the baltimore area, anywhere from 1.5 to 2 inches.
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this will make up for the shortfall we are running right now. southeast winds will be 5-10. forecasters are watching a lot of activity in the tropics. there is this assist -- suspicious-looking formation that might affect parts of the eastern seabord later next week. we will see how that develops. here is the moisture coming up. futurecast -- monday, 8:00 a.m., a couple of bands of rain moving through. the second band comes through tuesday morning. it may include thunderstorms. a condition should improve during the day tuesday. we might try out for a day or two. -- dry out for a day or two. thunder, late morning, and most
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of the rain occurring tuesday morning. another spell of rain thursday. >> pete gilbert over at m&t bank stadium. he had eight receptions. he had eight receptions. but now it can make you more connected to your doctor through e-mail. test results from home. check records. change appointments. now doctors, nurses, techs, pharmacists are all digitally connected to each other. and ultimately connected to you. at kaiser permanente, we believe that if knowledge is power, shared knowledge is even more powerful. kaiser permanente. thrive.
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>> now, 11 sports with pete gilbert. >> we're here at the m&t bank stadium. it is their only home games here in september. >> it was really frustrating start a week ago. joe flacco came back and gave a great effort. 4 picks to 3 touchdowns. it wasn't perfect, but a lot better than last week. >> three touchdowns. flacco. we will take that any sunday, every sunday. the first touchdown was almost a disaster. t.j. ward should have stepped in
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front of the ball. disaster averted. he finds anquan boldin 48-yard touchdown, his 600th career reception. the ribbons were off and running. second quarter, same convert -- the ravens wore off and running. second quarter, same combination. this guy is everything the ravens had hoped and more. flacco finds anquan boldin for another touchdown. anquan boldin, ate crabs, 142 yards, three touchdowns -- 8 grabs, 142 yards, three touchdowns. peyton hillis had a big game. >> out of the locker room, the browns looks better than the ravens. seneca wallace. they took the lead. 17-14. fourth quarter was all baltimore. flacco, on third and long, it's
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todd heap. where else? anquan boldin. just get it anywhere knew him and he is in for the touchdown. his third of the game. what a home debut for no. 81. that is just a disastrous play. seneca wallace thought he was going to todd heap. cleveland it never threatened again. the final was 24-17. flacco. boldin -- flacco and boldin, all is well. >> we were a lot happier this week and last week. those games just happened. nobody wants to go in there and throw four interceptions. it happens in the national football league. there are good players. sometimes teams play well and sometimes they do not. you just have to realize that as a player and do everything you
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can have a better for foreman's. -- better performance. >> i felt great. i felt as good as i did two years ago. the crowd was the same way. to be part of this now is unbelievable. it is second to none. to go out and have a performance like that feels good. >> anquan boldin got his 600th career reception. next week, we go to pittsburgh. the steelers were in tampa. it went well for the black and gold. 46 yards to mike wallace. pittsburgh takes a 7-3 lead. second quarter, the connection again. fly. -- let's it ball is tipped into wallace's hands. his first two ketches, both touchdowns -- catches were both
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touchdowns. big fellow, not to be denied. 79 yards. pittsburgh moves to 3-0. ben grubbs is murdered -- ben roethlisberger watching from the side. >> the orioles would love to get a win. they cannot get one for north of the border. the 14th straight loss at rogers center. 5-2 this afternoonn. --afternoon. 1-0, toronto, in front to stay. john mcdonald comes to the plate and delivers a t w o -- a two- run single. >> dover, delaware, nascar
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sprint up. it is the monster mile. jimmie johnson took the pole on friday and followed that up to date. he has dominated. he has won the last four races. denny hamlin finished 9th but stays in the point lead. jimmie johnson is back in second place with eight races to go in the chase. >> 2-1 for the ravens after this afternoon's win. stick around for the forecast right after this.
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old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski.
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i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >> it is going to get wet. bring your umbrella. >> we will see you back here tonight after the game. tonight after the game. >> this is a wbal-tv 11
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editorial by jordan wertlieb. >> the race for state's attorney was one of the most hotly contested and expensive races ever for the office. the challenger defeated incumbent patricia jessamy in a hard-fought in close race in the primary election. patricia jessamy has spent 15 years working to engage and educate the community on criminal-justice issues while serving as prosecutor. her efforts to prosecute crime as well as treatment and prevention have impacted our city and state. now, gregg bernstein has promised to take personal responsibility for reducing crime and prosecuting violent criminals. he vows to increase conviction rates and make the city safer. those are lofty goals in a city where violent crime has been on the agenda for decades. despite those promises, he cannot do that alone. a fresh start with a new prosecutor is also the opportunity for the criminal justice system to join forces, share resources, and work
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together. it will take the prosecutor's office as well as the police, legislators, and all the support services to make baltimore safer for everyone. he will not officially when the election until november 2nd, but he has been officially received the job and all of the challenges that come with it. challenges that come with it. that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.
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bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million...


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