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investigation of to get the majors in the department. the allegation and of possible overtime abuse and started when scott himself up to it and turned it over to authorities. in late june, the internal affairs investigators raided the office of a police unit seeking payroll records. included in the investigation was the allocated -- the allegation duplicates overtime slips were submitted half a dozen times. the state attorney's is no crime was committed. scott says he will use the process to get the record himself. >> we want to see all the documents involved so the public can know what is going on and to ensure that our legislative oversight of 30 to make sure -- oversight authority to make sure nothing else happened in this case. >> as a private defense attorney, bernstein represented one of the two commanders. quick was sued for his
involvement and a controversial shooting in 1989. >> we have learned that the very same time as the overtime case, a separate case was surrounding the other commander involving a federal drug case. defense lawyers for the suspect argued a couple of days before trial, fellow officers approached witnesses and told them it would be in their best interest not to testify. the federal case was later dropped. >> a man in anne arundel county tried to abduct a woman while she is sleeping using a molotov cocktail and a knife. charles rodgers is facing charges of kidnapping and attempted murder. he broke into a home and threatened a woman inside, tossing a firebomb into the bed where she was light with a man. when no flames went off, he
forced the woman out of a home. after a search, they were found in a wooded area. woman's injuries were described as non-life threatening. >> residents in roland park are understandably on edge tonight after to armed attacks last night. one involved taking somewhat at gunpoint to an atm. >> police are investigating -- are asking everybody to be extra vigilant and supports -- report any thing in these attacks. >> president reacted to the news of two robberies and objections overnight. a 40-year-old woman was getting out of her car when three men forced her into their car at gunpoint. they drove her to add atm where she withdrew money and that they released her unharmed. just 10 minutes later, and the
5500 block, police say the same suspects targeted it a man on a bike. >> they struck him with their car which the victim fell off his bicycle and they went off, making sure he was ok. they forced him into the vehicle and asked if he had an atm card. then they took some other personal property from him. >> luckily, the victims were unarmed and are working closely with the police, giving good description of the suspects. police are looking for a silver four-door dodge stratus they drove in the attack. >> this area is generally very safe. >> it a safe neighborhood. >> neighbors say this is a wake- up call and they will be extra cautious. >> i think you have to use common sense. they look like you are out in the country, but it's the city
and you have to take precautions. >> police say they are increasing patrols in this area in the wake of these attacks. >> we have an update to a story we first reported in september. a massive rate busted 10 in the so-called illegal slot rooms. detectives say they were location disguised as internet cafes but in reality, they're using electronic game devices illegally. patrons were able to walk in and use computer terminals to play the games and receive a monetary pay off. no arrests have been made. state delegates demanded action against these types of establishments. >> commitment 2012 hits over drive. president obama and mitt romney are crisscrossing the country tonight, frantically making their case to the voters with less than two weeks until election day.
our washington bureau reporter is in washington with that story. >> this is one of the busiest days on the trail when he kicks off a campaign extravaganza. president obama is logging lots of travel time on air force one -- some 5,300 miles with stops in multiple states. first, iowa. >> we are going to pull an all- nighter. we are starting here and going to colorado. the nevada, then florida, virginia, ohio. >> getting a head start in the buckeye state is the vice president and his competition, paul ryan. mitt romney is following in nevada. >> the president is unable to find an agenda, communicate an agenda and defend an agenda. that's why we know he's out of ideas and out of excuses and in november, you're going to put them out of office. >> with 13 days and counting --
>> there's not much time left. >> the governor got a boost from clint eastwood. >> make your voice heard. >> the obama campaign put out a new video with their star, bill clark -- bill clinton. >> the race could go either way according to george washington university. >> this race is too close to call. it's just been a couple of weeks in the last several months where it hasn't been too close to call. coming out of the debates, it's a tossup for either candidate. >> new polls from several key battlegrounds show the race is a virtual tie. >> donald trump is at it again -- his bombshell turns out to be another attempt to get president obama to release personal documents. he says he would donate $5 million to charity if his
documents are released. the check would be written within the hour the documents are released and the deadline is 5:00 october 31. this is the second time the real estate mogul has publicist -- has asked to publicize this information. he was seen as the leader of the birth removed and when he questioned where the president was born. >> voters in two maryland counties unable to vote on question 6, the civil marriage protection act. ballots were missing a second page and they are working to resolve the problem. in the meantime, anyone is in a second page should call that number on your screen. early voting gets underway in maryland. registered voters could began casting their ballot saturday, october 27 through thursday, november 1.
you can find the early voting centers in your precinct and you can do so using our new smart phone app, check out voter guides and check out the referendum questions before you had to the polls. also, the latest in that the race to the white house. >> after four years on the job of the president of coppin state university is stepping down. that after receiving a vote of no-confidence from the faculty and staff, citing high turnover and poor budget management. he says the departure will allow for continued growth within the university. >> one maryland group is convinced a tax hike will benefit state in more ways than one. >> targeting young smokers, next in a live report. >> today, he is honored for the
the breaking news -- an accident on the belly, and we believe the vehicle is transported or was transporting prisoners. what can you tell us? >> you are absolutely right. with a transport vehicle for prisoners from baltimore county. it was involved in a crash on the inner loop of the beltway at stevenson wrote. they had to get enough police officers here to extricate the prisoners from the band while medic units transport them to the hospital. we don't know the severity but the inner loop of the beltway has two lanes shutdown. traffic is backed up to the beltway. the outer loop is back up just due to rubbernecking. we can see all the way toward
that scenario. >> thank you. there has been a steady increase in the number of maryland team to smoked cigars or use smokeless tobacco. >> how do you stop it? when ways to make tobacco products more expensive. baltimore city students are getting part of the credit for doing that. let's go live to the newsroom for more on that story. >> at least one group is convinced it will help reduce cigar used by 30%. >> according to the campaign for tobacco free kits, that will result in a third fewer students using these deadly products. thet least that's what health care coalition is counting on. a year ago, students lobbied state lawmakers to raise the tobacco tax. now a price of a single little
cigar has gone up by 40 cents. the price of a package is up $2.50. a can of smokeless tobacco is 50 cents higher since july. >> the producers of this harsh, degrading cancer stick used the appearance of a candy wrapper and put them into a variety of flavors. >> that's why so many teams are drawn to cigars. >> why do you think young people are smoking these cigars? >> because the color attracts the students and the people. that's why they do it. >> most students my age and around my age like it because it is a stress reliever, but that's not the case. it is really killing them. >> state health officials know they are up against a lot of competition to keep tobacco products out of the hands of children. >> no matter what it looks
like, no matter what the commercial says, no matter how nice and happy people look in the advertisements, do not change your view of the tobacco industry. >> the state could reap as much as $24 million over five years on that tobacco tax. >> near-record warmth today and the record was set back in 2001. 81 degrees, just one degree off the record high. way off the average high of 62 degrees. expect the mild weather to continue into the next couple of days but not quite as warm as it was today. comfortable outside, 73 and westminster. a sea breeze on the coast in the ocean city has dropped them into
the '60s. a mild day across the eastern shore. western maryland, '60s right now where normally this time of year it is getting cold. it will be called by the end of the weekend as some cold comes them this weekend, but for now, it's a mild weather pattern. 53 to 60 with wind shifting to the east. that will bring some low clouds and fog as we get into tomorrow morning. then this batch of cold air in the rockies and northern plains states, that will come slaming east and that front will be pushing off the mid-atlantic coast. the front may be good for us. it could be positioned it just right to pushed sandy away from the mid-atlantic coast. you can see the high clouds, making its way into the parts of the atlantic. we can see it approaching while the cold front is approaching.
there is some cold air and as it makes its approach, we will have to see if it kicks sand the away or gets absorbed into the front. right now, it's a problem for jamaica and heading to cuba. when it now at 80 miles an hour and it will get up into the bahamas -- into the bahamas. that makes the turn toward bermuda. then it will bend back toward the united states and that's for the problems come for us. we're fairly confident it will go into the bahamas and then there's a wide range of possibilities. one of the more reliable computers is the one on the european weather center and it has the center of the storm southeast of hatteras. but it takes a ride into the delaware bay. that's a problem if this
verifies. that would mean strong wind and torrential rain. that is the european model. it's only one, but it's one of the possibilities we are looking at. then some cold air comes rushing in behind it and that's why you could get some snow out of that system. we will just have to see how would unfolds. morning fog and afternoon sun. the wind out of the bay from the east. temperatures will be mild. on the eastern shore, the fog has to burn off and the afternoon sun will push temperatures into the '70s. by afternoon highs will be right around the 70 degree mark. enjoy the next couple of days. its story over the weekend. char chances arrive on saturday evening. heavy rain and wind as possible sunday into monday and even tuesday.
>> this is the 11 sports. >> when the orioles hired him in the summer of 2010, they were looking at his present a went managing in new york, arizona and texas, he led a stunning turnaround. his second full year in baltimore, he accomplished the same and is honored again today. he was named sporting league manager of the year. to lead the orioles from 69 to 93 wins, squeezing every drop of desire and talent. he has just one more year in his contract with the orioles. >> maybe sometime soon, we can sure where previous, including baltimore. meantime, we're left with the tigers and the giants.
he last took the mound -- one of his three dominating performances in the playoffs. however, his history is less than exemplary. >> i had the opportunity to pitch. was my rookie year and everything was a whirlwind. i don't think i appreciated the magnitude of how hard it is to get there. i had a rude awakening in the years after that and it allows me to appreciate it now that i am here. >> tonight's match marks the first time the cy young award winners face each other. >> one of the most prestigious high school football traditions will include maryland. a big 33 battle with pennsylvania is back.
i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time. i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message. as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine.
it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. incredible opportunity forvoting for qubaltimore.en is an... jim smith: question seven will bring table games like... blackjack and poker to baltimore. stephanie rawlings-blake: you're talking about 500 new jobs. ken ulman: and increased tourism will mean more business...
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jonathan ogden. ogden: no you don't. mayor: question seven means thousands of jobs and millions for our schools. but these west virginia casinos want to keep it all for themselves. we're not happy about that. ogden: no we aren't. mayor: so join us and vote for question seven. and west virginia, don't make me send jonathan ogden over there. mayor: vote for question seven. ogden: for baltimore. as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6.
>> hope we don't end up paying for this incredible weather. >> did you like my picture? >> that was fantastic. sunshine mixed with clouds tomorrow. same thing friday. mild temperatures and char's arrive late saturday. wind and rain possible. that will end with a blast of cold and highs on tuesday in the '40's. that will feel chilly. >> thank you for joining us. >> nbc nightly news with brian williams is next. we will see you back here at
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