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conceding the race. after 15 years in office, baltimore's top officer concedes the race. >> what is next for patricia jessamy and her successor. >> three days after the primary, pat jessamy accepts defeat. wjz stays on this story. political reporter pat warren has more on patricia jessamy's concession. >> bernstein is here this morning. patricia jessamy saw the
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handwriting on the wall. >> i called greg bernstein and advised him that i was conceding. and i pledged my support for a smooth transition. >> she says she had a pleasant conversation conversation with her opponent. her legal team will continue to monitor the quote orderly process. during both of which, bernstein has maintained a 1,000-plus margin of victory. >> i'm not one to dwell in the past. i am one for moving forward. and i just think it's time to do that. fred beal field backs bernstein but thanks jessamy. >> the city has a state of gratitude for miss jessamy's long service. and it was incredible service
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to the city of baltimore. there is no doubt she dedicated her soul to her job. >> reporter: and as a private citizen, jessamy plans to work on an anti-violence initiative. >> there is somebody out there today who is dissatisfied with what happened during this election. my thing is, don't let us be fighting for votes. let us join together to fight for the future of this city and that means fight for our children. greg bernstein, the democratic nominee for the podium, now taking the podium for pat jessamy's concession speech. >> thank you very much. everyone, thank you. >> we began this campaign two months ago. almost everyone said we did not have a chance.
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that the political establishment would not allow us to succeed. that racial politics would trump the issues. and the needs have changed. but the results showed we have attracted a broad base of support across the city. because people of all ages, races and economic groups were ready for a change. and were ready for a fresh approach in tackling the violence. people may say i'm naive. but i say that this transcends public policies or race. my election proves right. [ applause ] our win comes thanks to each and every one of you who voted for me. with all of the hard work, all of the long hours we put in during baltimore's hottest summer on record. all of that was the easy part.
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the tough part making baltimore safe, starts now. i ran to make a difference. and that difference begins by working together with my criminal justice partners to make good cases against bad people. to make what already works, work better and to find new solutions to things that aren't working. to challenge the status quo in which our criminal justice system is gained. and to do these things with tranparency and accountability. to the citizens of baltimore, each and every one of you whom it is our duty to protect. this is going to be tough. and it's not going to happen overnight. you have been listening to the acceptance of victory speech by greg bernstein baltimore new state's attorney.
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after jessamy conceded defeat. we ask you to stay tuned. and of course, mr. bernstein is the democratic nominee for baltimore state's attorney. and in fair condition. as more emerges about the suicide that locked the hospital down yesterday. mike hellgren has more. gigi barnett looks alt this. >> wjz is learning new information about this gunman. his brother says he felt somewhat to blame for his mother's health problems. but at this point, we have no reason to believe there was any warning sign that he may have snapped. >> reporter: police do not believe paul partis, the man who terrorized johns hopkins hospital, planned ahead of time
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to shoot his elderly mother and her doctor. >> no one has warned me of premeditation. i don't know -- we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming and visiting with his mother that he always had that gun. >> reporter: investigators say he was distraught over her prognosis and used a semi automatic. before killing his mom and himself. very, very small weapon. the who will thing could be concealed in the palm of your whole hand. >> he had a permit to conceal weapons. >> partis lived with his mother in this home in arlington, virginia his brother said he would make the drive to johns hopkins almost daily, where she was receiving treatment for cancer. >> and i guess he thought that she was suffering a lot. and that she wasn't going to be able to walk again.
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the fbi is helping to investigate warning signs. i think it all happened very quickly. i think based on what we've seen in the crime scene. based on how the evacuation of the doctor played out. >> he just wanted to stay with her and be with her. >> employees were rattled but ready to get back to work after the lockdown. >> i didn't want it to end like it did. you never want to see anybody get killed. now, the commissioner said his own mother was getting treatment after suffering a stroke ask she was here at the hospital. meaning no one should be concerned about the treatment. gigi barnett has more on the security of the hospital
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that is charged with keeping thousands of people safe each day. doctors, nurses and staff received a minute to minute update. as to exactly what was going on and police progress. they say it's one reason they feel safe today. as they swarmed the 8th floor of the johns hopkins building yesterday, visitors and workers watched and worried. >> it's like totally unexpected. you come to the hospital to get seen, get help or whatever. and find out somebody is putting it this way. >> after partis shot his mother's doctor, and shot her and then committed suicide. how well can officers respond? and can they prevent it from happening again? >> i would give us high marks for how the whole thing
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proceeded. there were some missteps. none of them caused anyone a hazard to safety. >> commissioner fred bealefeld said he knew at all times where the suspect was. but as for those metal detectors some may want now, bealefeld says it's not likely, considering the number of people who visit every day. >> police officers and security professionals aren't equipped with x-ray vision. >> i think it could happen anywhere. >> reporter: it has. back in april, police say a man shot and killed a woman, and wounded two others inside park west medical center in knoxville, tennessee. the next step now for johns hopkins security and police is to review their response and help workers cope. that starts with this letter to staph, offering letters this weekend. and counseling services. more than half of those say
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at some point in their career, they have been assaulted by someone. meanwhile, the police investigation on yesterday's response has already begun. well, the rain is gone. and the sun returns. outside right now, it is comfortable. with lower humidity. a perfect friday afternoon. wjz has weather and traffic together. >> a few spots got more than a half. at least somebody gets a rain. it's been a beautiful day. nothing around as far as precip at all. barometer on the way back up. northwest winds at 8. and tomorrow, beautiful weather will continue, as high pressure sits over the region.
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ahead of the front. we cool off with more sunshine for much of next week. so really, really pleasant weather headed our way. but more dry stuff as well. let's check on the roads now with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. very busy friday afternoon. if you are traveling on the north side of the outer loop, 15 minutes' drive time now from reisterstown road. average speed about 25 miles an hour. still moving slowly, southbound 95, as you make your approach to the beltway. and several accidents to update you on in the area. fontana lane at philadelphia court. bel air at mayfield. and walker road at lock media road. and another look on the west side at baltimore national pike. this traffic report is brought
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a man goes on a tirade on his daughter's school bus. now, he's facing charges. but some say he's just standing up for his child. james jones is charged with disorderly conduct in disturbing a school function in orlando, florida. you can see he yelled at some of the daughters on his bus. he says they bullied her, even put opened condoms on her head. jones said no one followed up on his complaint, so he took matters into his own hands. he is out on bail right now. british police arrested several men who may have been plotting an attack on the 84- year-old pontiff. charlie d'agata reports from
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london with more on the arrests. >> reporter: british security teams are on guard after uncovering a suspected terror plot, targeting pope benedict. scotland yard says counter terrorism teams got word of a threat overnight, and launched a predawn raid on an office in central london. five men are under arrest, all reportedly of arab descent. police say they haven't found any hazardous materials in their searches. >> not many people see him. and i'm really happy. stot scotland yard took a closer look at the security arrangements and decided there's no need to change the pope's itinerary. pope benedict almost always travels in his bullet-proof popemobile, with eight to 10 bodyguards. the alleged plot against him
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comes amid anger in the child's sex abuse scandal in the catholic church. >> i'm a victim of sexual abuse as a child. i've been abused by catholic priests. i've been beaten up by catholic brothers in my school. and i feel that the pope's messages are of hate. >> further messages until the pope leaves on sunday. the terror suspects continue. >> in london, charlie d'agata, wjz eyewitness news. >> pope benedict has not been the target of any serious attack. but his predecessor was almost killed in an assassination attempt in 1981. the stock market closed out the week. on a positive note? some modest gains on this. s&p up 12 points. let's go to new york right now. alexis christoforous has
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tonight's cbs money watch update. a surprise drop in consumer sentiment. americans continue to worry about their jobs and the housing market. people continue to worry about their money. and that could be devastating as we enter the holiday season. shareholders are expected to approve the mega merger between united airlines and continental today. it would create the world's biggest airline. the new carrier would use the united airlines base in chicago. it could lead to higher ticket prices. gold rush continues on wall street. the precious metal hit another record today. toppling $12.70 an ounce. some analysts believe the price could soon top $1300 an ounce. and at&t will reportedly offer microsoft windows 7 phone
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hand operating. at&t will offer the system on three devices. a spokesperson says the carrier won't office the software until at least next year. and that's your money watch. for more, go to cbs money in new york, i'm alexis christoforous. after a record 54 years on the air, as the world turns, bids adieu. the show ended its run this afternoon. the longest-running soap opera in tv history. a number of actors on the show have gone on to have memorable careers. including oscar winner marisa tomei and julie webber. path of destruction. did a tornado strike parts ever new york city last night? i'm ron matz in canton. and it's your chance to run through the fort mchenry tunnel. and it's all for a good cause. the story coming up right here on wjz.
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everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely.
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just a beautiful purple friday afternoon. >> got some rain last night. some areas got decent amounts. most areas department see that much. but a few spots across the northern tier picked up more than a half inch. let's take a look at temperatures now. very comfortable once again. dew points way down there again. 77. west/northwest winds at 8. barometer way back up. you can set your barometer close to 30 inches now. 29.99 inches. 75, ocean city. warm spots down to our south. 82 in pax river. 57 only now in oakland.
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that's a big difference. 72 in cumberland. 74 in hagerstown. the dew points still low. tonight, most of our low temperatures will be back in the low 50s once again. bit of a northwest breeze. when the front went through, gave us nice dry air mass coming in. you probably know about some of the bad storms in jersey and delaware and portions of new york saw some very strong thunderstorms. we have pretty good ones, too. one house took lightning up there. we had rain last night. all off to the east. next system. another front. but it's pretty much dry. ahead of it, a bit of a southwest flow. we're going to warm up a bit on sunday. tomorrow, a nice day. a lot of sunshine. very few clouds. i don't know what that is. but anyway, we've got nice weather. pleasant conditions moving in for the weekend. by next week, this front will across the -- cross the region
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sunday afternoon, sunday evening. just a bit of a warmup ahead of it. and pleasant, cooler conditions for monday. a quick look at the tropics. carl did come ashore in mexico as a very strong, category 2. low category 3 storm. a lot of problems down there. it continues to weaken as it heads inland. but a lot of flooding. major problems there in mexico. igor, still a category 3 at 115. has weakened somewhat. but it's headed, right for bermuda, as a category 2 probably. and our last check on julia, weakening as it heads off, will not last at all. bay temp, around 74 degrees. tonight, then, clear and comfortably cooler. low 50s. tomorrow, sunshine. pleasant afternoon. high,urn 70s to about 80 degrees. very much like today. get out and enjoy the week. >> it's been beautiful. >> don't miss cbs's prime time lineup at 10:00.
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it's flash point. stay tuned for eyewitness news at 11:00. just ahead on iewppedz. jail cell confrontation. natalee holloway's mother speaks directly to the man who is accused of killing her daughter. she threw acid on someone's face. why she could now face criminal charges. and is the end really in sight? the latest on the relief well in the gulf of mexico. blan [ ehrlich ] annapolis -- if they have their way, we're facing a mountain of debt and a massive tax increase. employers will continue to leave our state, taking their jobs with them. the next four years will impact the next decade, so we've put together a road map to 2020. a plan that brings jobs back to maryland by reducing spending and lowering taxes. let's make the maryland we love not just good, but great. now let's get down to work.
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it is 4:30. 77 degrees with a mixture of sun and clouds. hello. thanks for staying with eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. vic is off today. here's what people are talking about. controversial cancer drugs. in today's healthwatch report, many people say avistan saved their lives. while others say it hasn't done them any good. sandra hughes reports for wjz,
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the fda may end up pulling it off the market. >> reporter: christy turnage may have end stage breast cancer. but the mother of four isn't at the end of her life, saying she finished the cancer treatment avastin. >> this has truly given me my life back. >> avastin has been used successfully in colon and lung cancer patients. and in 2008, the fda gave temporary approval. it works by cutting off a tumor's blood supply. but recent studies showed it wasn't effective in most women who participated. and there were potential life- threatening side effects, like internal bleeding. >> in totality, it seemed that it did not improve the overall survival of women with breast cancer. >> reporter: in july, they recommended the approval be revoked. the fda is expected to make the final decision today. >> while research shows avastin doesn't work well in many
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breast cancer patients, there are doctors who say the drug drug is vital to some. >> in reality, i have patients who are being kept alive for years on the drug. >> christy believes it helped her stay alive the and that's why she's trying to get thousands to sign the petition, asking to keep the drug available to patients like her. >> i want to see my grandchildren. i want to see my daughter get married. >> if the fda decides to revoke approval, it's believed insurance companies will stop paying for the drug. sandra hughes, los angeles. >> and breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women between 15 and 54. two iowa egg farms at the center of a national outbreak of salmonella, could soon be facing a class action lawsuit. >> the lawsuit has been filed in federal court on behalf of six people who were sickened by
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tainted eggs. more than 1500 people got sick from eating two eggs from two iowa farms. now, more than half a billion eggs were recalled. they found two possible forms -- causes, including rodent droppings and bird infestation. >> thank you, kai. a congressional committee has scheduled a hearing on the recall next week. well, it was all a lie. the washington woman who made national headlines when she said a stranger threw acid in her face, comes clean to police. as manuel gallegus reports, some say her story didn't add up. >> reporter: bethany storro got national attention and sympathy when she first spoke from the hospital three weeks ago. >> why did this happen to me? and that i'm okay. i'm sorry. >> reporter: she claimed a black woman threw acid in her face.
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now, police say it was all a lie. >> from the very beginning, her story had a lot of holes and red flags. and as we developed more and more information, it was very clear that this was probably a self-inflicted act. >> reporter: investigators got a search warrant thursday, and when they confronted storro with their suspicions, she crumbled. >> during the interview, miss storro admitted that her injuries were self-inflicted. >> she could be charged with false report and fraud if she spent any of the money people donated. >> one can only wonder what her state of mind is. >> her hoax may have a real victim. a woman in arizona was burned by acid in what may have been a copycat accident. >> my initial reaction was just, it couldn't be possible. i thought, no, there's got to be some rumor out there.
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but i can't imagine someone doing this to themselves. >> reporter: police don't believe velarde was targeted as random. but they still don't have a suspect. manuel gallegus, cbs news, new york. >> detectives said that they were working on a way to return any money donated to storro. the mother of missing bam teen nat -- alabama teen natalee holloway, finds herself behind bars, after confronting a man who is the prime suspect in her daughter's disappearance. as kelly cobiella reports, the woman wanted answers. >> jor an van der sloot has been locked up now. charged with a brutal murder of a 21-year-old peruvian mother, stephany flores. according to the agents, beth holloway came face to face with
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him. apparently she snuck into the prison without being identified, and carrying a hidden camera. aided by a dutch tv reporter doing a special on natalie. holloway allegedly began the meeting by telling him, quote, she had no hate in her soul for him. van der sloot is said to have responded by handing his attorney's business card and saying he couldn't speak without his lawyer present. the website went further, claiming holloway asked direct questions about natalie's disappearance. but that van der sloot refused to answer. she said, she's a mother without a daughter. she's a mother who wants to bring her daughter home. >> van der sloot is charged with killing a woman in peru. the crime happened five years after holloway disappeared while on a high school trip in aruba.
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police need your help finding an elderly man. this was 90-year-old homer davis. he was last seen near bel air avenue, running an errand. he did not return to his home in phoenix. he was driving a white silverado chevy truck. with tags, 54v806. if you see davis or his vehicle, you're asked to call baltimore county police. just a short time ago, crews began pumping cement to permanently seal the gulf wells in gulf of mexico. there is no reason to use this along with the cement. pressure along with these wells is no longer an issue. it all started, of course, back in april when an explosion on the deep water horizon platform killed 11 workers. started the worst oil spill in u.s. history. the government estimates some of the 206 gallons of oil leaks, still in the gulf of
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mexico somewhere. denise, back to you. the government is investigating the cause of the explosion and the spill. scary night for many people in new york, after a severe storm rolls into the area. witnesses say a powerful storm seemed to come out of nowhere last night. weather agencies had actually issued tornado warnings for staten island and brooklyn. one person in queens was killed when a tree fell on his car. it also uprooted dozens of trees and damage said buildings -- damaged buildings. nothing like that in our area. now, the sun shining. mostly clear, beautiful, breezy afternoon. wjz has weather and traffic together. and bob is here with the updated numbers. >> by the way, they're investigating that new york storm to see whether it's straight-line winds or small tornado. there was one small tornado in ocean county new jersey, yesterday afternoon. we had strong winds up around the elkton area. right now, it's all quiet. 77 degrees. beautiful weather heading up for the weekend. as high pressure builds in.
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no changes. very, very comfortable conditions. and looks like it will continue into early next week. a little warmer on sunday. but tomorrow, very much like today. nice breezy. temperatures close to 80 degrees. and dry once again. let's check on the roads now with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. >> hi, everyone. definitely still very busy out there on the beltway system. if you are traveling on the north side inner loop, there are plenty of brake lights there. we have an accident on the west side at wilkens avenue. that's blocking the right-hand lane. attracting plenty of attention. as far as the west side goes, delays from 95 to wilkens avenue, about 15 minutes to get through. and southbound 95, also congestion there, as you make your approach to the beltway. that's on the southwest side. as far as accidents go, we have one to watch out for that is trappe at walter road. let's take a live look as you can see, plenty of convisiongestion. also on the west side --
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congestion. if you've suffered a personal injury, call 1-800-the firm. or cochran for your free consultation. you've heard the expression, "walking on water." on sunday, in baltimore, you'll have a chance to walk under the water. it's the second annual fort mchenry tunnel run. and it's for a good cause. >> reporter: you've probably driven through the fort mchenry tunnel. after all, 140 million vehicles pass through here. on sunday, the police academy class will be among the hundreds taking part in the secondam fort mchenry tunnel run. >> they always have us run. we're definitely ready. we are excited about it. >> this unique event benefits special olympics maryland. one tube will be reserved. three tubes will remain open.
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>> it's sunday morning. it won't cause any backup in traffic. we'll be able to get our runners safely through. no worries about any problems with either runners or traffic. >> last year was the inaugural fort mchenry tunnel run. and it raised more than $40,000 for the maryland special olympics. >> oh, it's absolutely amazing. we're so excited. i think that just the second year event. we couldn't be more pleased with the way that people really come out to support us. >> reporter: support coming from all over. including these recruits who will lace up their running shoes on sunday. >> it gives me, as well as my classmates an opportunity to help advance special needs, fitness for children, as well as help provide some funds for them. >> now, there's runs all over the place. you never get a chance to run 100 feet under water. to earn money for special olympics. >> reporter: ron matz, wjz eyewitness news. >> and it's a $25 to
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preregister for sunday's run. it begins at 9:00 a.m. for more information, log onto our website, and click on local news. straight ahead on wjz's eyewitness news at 4:00. making progress. drills could free trapped chilan miners, much earlier than thought. how one man used a mop to ward off a robber. and the weekend is going to be here. it's going to be beautiful. and wjz 13 is always on. for the top stories on, for updates and first warning weather all the time, click ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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secretary of state hillary clinton says she is relieved that iranian authorities released u.s. hiker sarah shoulders -- shoreds. now, she wants them to release her fiance and the others as
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well. the three were arrested after hiking into unmarked border of iran. a wild scene in turkey today, after riots break out between protestors and police. >> a blast at a taxi stand injured 10 people, including six police officers in the southeastern part of the country. the clashes broke out, following a funeral, for victims of a roadside bomb that claimed 10 lives a day earlier. police had to use water blasts for those who were throwing stones at officers. jessica kartalija has more. a bore hole for an eventual rescue has reached the cavern where 33 miners have been trapped since august 5th. workers will now set a wider
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bit on the drill. this will require the miners themselves to help bishifting through as that hole will widen. the effort will likely take more than six weeks. but hopefully they'll be rescued much earlier than the original date. three smaller holes drilled earlier, allowed rescuers to supply the men with food, water and medical supplies, as well as lines to communicate with rescuers and relatives. big changes in the search for little kyron horman. police in portland are pulling all but two detective and one technician off the the case. instead they say they want outside law enforcement and the fbi to create the task force to continue the search for the 8- year-old. though they still are not naming her for the suspect. the investigation is focused on terry horman, kiron's stepmother. she was the last person to see the boy before the crash. an elderly man fights off
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would-be robbers with cleaning supplies. elizabeth owens reports a swifter sweeper made the difference. >> i was cleaning up the kitchen as i was given orders to do something. >> when his wife told him to sweep and vacuum the floor, he did just that. >> i had just stood up and turned it off. and he stepped in the door. >> graham says when he looked up. >> pointed it in such a manner that it looked real. >> he saw masked strangers standing inside his home. >> they said get down. and the only thing i could find close enough to keep him from coming any further was a sweeper. >> prodded it at him. and he broke it. then i started punching him again. and i told him you get out of my house, you sorry s.o.b. i'm going to kill you.
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>> caught offguard. he said he took off running from the home. >> he had to stop because he ran out of cord. investigators and a canine tracked the would-be robber down the road before losing track of him. >> i'm hoping he learned his lesson. and i'm hoping he learned it. not everybody is going to be submissive. >> besides a broken swiffer sweeper. >> prodded him to death, i guess. >> nobody else was hurt during the home invasion. speaking of the swiffer sweeper, this grandfather has an idea. >> a heavier pole with an electric cattle prod in it. >> in spartanburg county. >> i guess dust buster and swiffer sweepers are going to make a lot of extra money out of this. >> you might have guessed from his accident, that was in south carolina. i guess in this case, swiffer sweeper keeps the dust and robbers away. a curious toddler puts himself in grave danger.
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and it's caught on tape the child wandered in the street. a passing driver noticed the boy on the road, slowed down traffic. the toddler in the end was unharmed. but his mother is being questioned by police. miners uncovered the largest gold nugget in the county. it weighs in at over 5 ounces. estimated worth is more than $4,000. the gold nugget is on display at the new journey museum in south dakota. the specific gold content is still being protected. it's a gorgeous friday afternoon. what's in store for the afternoon? bob has your ,,,,,,,,,,
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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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[ male announcer ] giving up cigarettes can take more than willpower alone. but today's a new day. for many, smoking is a treatable medical condition. so talk to your doctor about prescription treatment options and support. and this time, make it your time. a nice afternoon. a great weekend. >> this september so far has been very nice. barometer on the way back up. 29.99 inches. 75, ocean city. only 50s 50 tonight overweight. 81 in easton.
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nice west to northwest breeze. temperatures begin to fall. may get a few clouds sunday. tomorrow, high pressure over us. a lot of sunshine. very, very pleasant weather. all day tomorrow. beautiful, pleasant, sleeping weather. it will be pretty dry that front. as it moves toward our region sunday afternoon. pleasant conditions. most of the weekend. sunday afternoon and evening. a few clouds come in. looks like any precip will stay to the north and northwest. continued pleasant weather. and central portion of the gulf area. peachy. this comes ashore. now weakening. it grew to a category 3 in a very short amount of time. that thing just exploded. so they're having major problems down there.
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flooding rains, of course. and that will continue until that storm completely weakens as it heads across mexico. winds still up to 92 miles an hour. winds at 104. right in his gun sight. going to go right we think toward bermuda. late sunday. hopefully it will continue to weaken as the water is colder up there. and maybe there's some shear that can break it down. but it's a big storm. and looks like a very disastrous situation coming up this weekend. northeast winds on the bay at 5 to 10 knots. tonight, clear skies. low to mid-50s and it a lot of sunshine. tomorrow's high, up to about 79, 80 degrees. nice start to the weekend.
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>> beautiful. thank you, bob. still to come on eyewitness news tonight. the day after. i'm mike hellgren, with complete coverage of a shooting of a doctor here. the latest on the investigation. and the suspect's background. and the suspect's background. why he snapped. everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician.
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