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his mother's surgery on crippling arthritis didn't go well. >> i guess he figured she was suffering a lot, and that she wasn't going to be able to walk again. >> reporter: the doctor's family asking for privacy, saying they appreciate the outpouring of support and concern during this difficult time. we especially speasht those who are taking care of him at the hospital. david is in good condition and continuing to recover more and more every day. former patients like susan rivelo wish him a speedy recovery. >> i shutter to think of what my back would be like without his intervention. >> reporter: the department is still reviewing how they handled the crisis. but wjz learned the commission ser mostly pleased with how they handled the response. they may invest in more long- range guns. and a formal briefing is pending. >> reporter: as of tonight, it is simply unclear how long this
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entire security review will take. no major everyday security changes are expected here at the hospital. reporting live, adam may, wjz eyewitness news. kai? >> adam, thank you. stay with wjz for complete coverage of the shooting at johns hopkins hospital. wjz is always on. for updates on the doctor's condition, go to two baltimore city men are dead tonight after a pair of shootings, just 15 minutes apart. police have just identified the victim in an incident on bona part avenue. 25-year-old george lewis, who was shot in the head. 4:35 a.m., 28-year-old isaiah white was also fatally shot. police believe that shooting stemmed from an earlier argument. an east baltimore woman is charged with brutally beating her aunt to death. and the reported murder weapon, the club, a steering wheel security lock. wjz is live. pat warren has the latest from police on this crime. pat? >> reporter: that's right. police say they were led to the
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scene by a 911 call. >> reporter: no one answered the door at the home of here. it's where 66-year-old cecilia mitchell lived and friday, died, unfortunately, allegedly from the hands of her niece. >> she was transported to shock trauma, where regrettable, she has succumbed to her injuries. police got to the house after a chilling 911 call. "my aunt is lying on the floor dying because i hit her with the club." >> the call was placed by the victim's niece, who advised she had beaten her aunt with the club, a device usually used to secure vehicles. >> reporter: according to the charging documents, cecilia mitchell was struck in the head multiple times. d'lana simmons was still inside when they arrived. she said she hit her aunt with a club and there was blood on it.
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simmons was in the dining room. her hands were covered with blood and blood spatter patterns were on her clothing and skin. police say simmons, whose name is on a mailbox here, told the 9-1-1 operator, quote, i hurt my aunt and i don't know why. she's being held in police custody on murder charges. >> reporter: and at this point, police are still looking for a motive in the attack. back to you. >> all right, thank you very much, pat warren. >> in tonight's campaign 2010 report. the race for governor has been a close one since former governor bob ehrlich announced he would challenge governor martin o'malley. but tonight, one candidate has an edge. vic has the newly released rasmussen poll. >> tonight, it is a rematch. and tonight, rasmussen research shows that o'malley is leading ehrlich, 57% to 47%. that's the first time the
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democratic incumbent has reached the 50% mark since rasmussen began tracking in february. >> in the 2006 election, o'malley defeated ehrlich by a 53% to 46% margin. in economic news, a national panel says the long evaluate recession since world war ii officially ended in june 2009. the national bureau of economic research says the recession lasted 18 months from its beginning in december 2007. previously, the longest post- war downturns were in 1973 to 85. 1981 to 1982. and each of those lasted six to eight months. and news comes amidst speculation that the federal reserve will relaunch its rate- setting program. a september rally extended into its fourth week. here's a look at closing numbers. s&p and nasdaq also posted significant gains. the ravens had a troubled weekend on the field in cincinnati, falling to the
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bengals, 15-10. sports director mark viviano is live with a look at what went wrong and where the purple birds go from here. >> a football fan who called into my radio show today, unloaded a lot of frustration and anger today. fire the quarterback and bench them. >> reporter: in good times, the quarterback gets credit. in bad times, he gets blamed. so joe flacco is the subject of the blame game, after a rough day in cincinnati. four times when the ball left flacco's hand, it ended up in the bengals' hand. turnovers tell the tale. and the ravens' offense sputters in a 15-10 defeat. >> you cannot win in this league with turnovers. that's been proven time and time again. minus 4 is not going to get it done. >> it's bad. you know. and they're interceptions. it doesn't matter how you feel about them. if you don't feel good about
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them, you can't turn a ball over that much and expect to win a football game. >> reporter: blame the qb. blame the referees. the ravens' first launch is tough to take. >> it's embarrassing. it's embarrassing that you can put them in field goal range off of two goals like that. >> reporter: and with our wjz fan cam, we asked you, what upset you most about the loss? >> flacco, of course. he could have done better. >> it was a tough game to watch. ray rice didn't run the ball. it's still the joe show. we're going to get behind our quarterback. i'm still whacko for flacco. have a nice day. >> lots of passionate opinions. none more so than ray lewis. more on that coming up. >> we look forward to hearing about that. thank you. this sunday, the ravens take on the cleveland browns in their home opener at m&t bank stadium. coverage kicks off.
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let's hope the weather is good. beautiful start to the week. just a few days from the official start to fall. looking live outside now. it is clear, comfortable. we should get ready for a chilly -- see? chilly -- third chilly night, i guess. bob turk is updating conditions from the first warning weather center. bob, make sense of that, would you? >> i'm with that. but it's going to be a chilly night tonight. we're back in the 40s, many places overnight tonight. it will be chilly in the morning. take a look at radar. nothing around here at all. clear skies and an extremely dry air mass. humidity is down under 20%. it's very, very dry air. and tomorrow morning, we'll start off with a very cool tuesday. but by, let's say by wednesday afternoon, as that high move offense, the cool air begins retreat and a huge warmup for wednesday. that front, probably 10 degrees warmer wednesday than tomorrow. that means upper 80s coming back for a few days this week. kai? >> look forward to it.
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thank you, bob. in tonight's healthwatch, genetically engineered fish from your grocery store, not far from becoming a reality. the fard says they're safe -- fda says they're safe to eat. the administration is now deciding whether the so-called franken-fish should be sold in stores. >> reporter: it is not just a fish story. you could soon be eating genetically-engineered salmon. they came the genetically- engineered eggs can grow full- market sized fish in half the time as a regular salmon. >> we could bring an industry back to the united states and provide americans a safe and sustainable high-quality seafood. >> reporter: the food and drug administration agrees that the salmon is safe. but is waiting before approving the fish for sale. food safety groups disagree.
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they call it franken fish. >> we believe the fda hasn't done all of its homework yet. >> reporter: even if the government does approve the genetically-altered fish, it won't be available to the consumers for a couple of years. and many are skeptical. >> you're fooling with nature. and any time you do that, you're taking a big chance, especially when it's something for human consumption. >> reporter: no one seemed anxious to try the new salmon. >> i'm scared of it. >> reporter: the fda hasn't said when it will make its decision. but both sides agree, if the salmon is approved, other ge98ically-modified foods will be -- nenetically modified foods will be right behind t. >> it would be the first genetically-engineered animal approved for human consumption fit passes. there is good news and bad news from the transportation department. what the new numbers show.
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the maryland department of transportation starts its yearly tour to see what each jurisdiction needs most this year. i'm andrea fujii. that story is just ahead on wjz eyewitness news. what's in store for the official start of fall. bob is updating your forecast. ,,,,
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[ 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 was a somber daya back at -- day back at school for a community. they are mourning the death of a classmate. joey detriment. but friday night, he was killed by a car, crossing the street. weijia jiang has more from the stunned students. >> reporter: at fallston high school. >> it's just a big shock for everybody. it's hard to believe that he's gone. >> reporter: the first day back to class, after a devastating accident is a difficult one. >> it was miserable.
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it was horrible. >> reporter: students flooded the campus with blue, 14-year- old joey detriment's favorite color. the freshman was killed friday night, while trying to walk across the street. at this point in the investigation, police do not believe it the driver was either speedingor drinking-- speeding or drinking at the time of the crash. >> the crosswalk was prohibiting any pedestrians from walking at the time of this incident because north and southbound traffic had a steady green light. >> reporter: the corner is now transformed into a memorial. countless notes, flowers, and trinkets decorate the sidewalk. he was a popular jv linebacker for the football team. >> he was such a great athlete. to be taken away, it's just so sad. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: detriment was also a songwriter, a pianist, a
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singer, seen here on you tube. band mate. >> he was a talented musician. it came naturally to him. >> reporter: those who loved dentriment grieved together. which may be all who knew him. >> reporter: here we are at the scene. since school let around around 2:00, students have gathered here. a viewing will be held with a funeral to follow. we're live in fallston, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> and a scholarship fund has been set nup his name. if -- set up in his name. if you would like to make a donation, checks can be made to the fallston recreation council. if you are waiting for someone to get home from work right now, let's check on the roads with sharon gibala. >> hi, denise. good afternoon, everyone. we have some delays.
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but only a few. four of them at druid park drive. wilkens at south monroe. and one more on orleans at north broadway. as far as delays go, 83 northbound is slow today from fayette street to falls. that's due to an earlier accident that we had on the jfx. we also had some delays on the beltway. 33 miles an hour on the west side and top side inner loops, with 19- and 18-minute drive times. there is a live look at that top side at york road. you can see it as very slow there, on the inner loop to the right. there's a look at the west side. heavy volume to the right there. heavy at wilkens avenue. expect delays in the eastbound lanes between west street and the severn river bridge. this is brought to you by bill's carpet and hard wood. call 1-877-75-bills. the maryland department of transportation kicks off its yearly tour around the state.
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the agency started in baltimore county today. andrea fujii has more. >> reporter: maryland transportation secretary beverly swain will be visiting 24 jurisdictions around the state. baltimore county is first up. the tour is a yearly event. time to listen and talk to city and county leaders about what road projects are most important to them. the 2011 to 2016 budget is estimated to be about $9.5 billion. >> it gives you an opportunity to, with emphasis, in a personal way, to meet with m- dot and the secretary to stress the importance and to demonstrate the importance of projects which we're asking the state to collaborate with baltimore county on moving forward. >> reporter: m-dot's tours are scheduled to be done in mid- november. in towson, andrea fujii, wjz eyewitness news. >> in january, m-dot will
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present its final report to the facility for approval. >> well, i approve of this weather. gorgeous. the only problem is, it's still a little too try there. >> who cares? >> perfect. take a look at temps now. dew points way down. humidity, 24%. i guess you can't have it all. winds west/northwest at 6. once again, 30 inches even. we'll come back and take a look at the warmup on the way for midweek after this. ,,,, [ male announcer ] it's sunday afternoon.
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well, a crystal clear day. >> beautiful. just about 40 -- >> 38 to 40 miles. >> just shows you how clear it is. granted, there's moisture in the air. there's pollen. a little pollution. but that's quite a sight. >> beautiful. >> clear down to washington. i'm telling you, if you get high enough, you'll probably see ocean city somewhere. typically, you might be able to see 75, 80 miles on a very, very clear day. let's take a look. i bet if we turn west, you can probably see the blue ridge mountains clearly as well.
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77, hagerstown. and way out west, out in the appalachians. and it's 76 at ocean city. once again, a very dry air mass. just so comfortable. and that will be with us again tomorrow. a light little breeze coming from the north and northwest. it was stronger earlier. it's beginning to calm down. and with lighter winds tonight, clear skies. temperatures are going to really tumble tonight. in fact, i expect many suburban neighborhoods to be between 45 and 50 tomorrow morning. out in garrett county, some will be in the mid- to upper 30s and north, new york state, some spots up here will have their first frost of the season. clear and chilly air mass. but that's going to quickly change on wednesday. beautiful weather right now. but as the really nice weather, the cool high pressure that is over us now, moves offshore. our winds am quickly go back to the south and southwest on wednesday. that means it's going to start bringing in some much, much warmer air that's sitting down
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across the southern plains. temperatures down here today, upper 80s and low 90s. it won't get quite that hot. maybe upper 80s. that warm front will have some clouds with it, as it moves through here on wednesday. and wednesday night, this front will be pretty close to us. there's a chance we might see a shower out of it. or isolated thundershower. but really cool stuff stays to the north. jet stream goes back up north to canada. temporarily, as we go into fall, it's going to feel more like august. temperatures, 85, 88 degrees on wednesday. same thing for thursday and friday before things begin to turn around again on the weekend. they're cooling down by saturday and sunday. southeast winds at 5 to 10 knots. bay temp, still in the very pleasant mid-70s. once it takes a long time to heat up, it takes a long time to cool down, too. clear and cooler. average low, 52. gorgeous afternoon. back up in the mid-70s. 77. >> okay. let's call it 77.
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>> let's do it. still ahead on eyewitness news at 5:00. igor rears his ugly head. with a massive storm unleashed on bermuda. where it's headed next. bob will tell you in the first warning weather next. how a dark side football party quickly turns fatal. hawaii five-0 returns. hawaii five-0 returns. now, it's hotter. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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just before 5:3077 and clear. and that is the blue ridge mountains. good evening. here are some of the stories people talking about tonight. one year later, it's a date the dundalk community won't soon forget. wjz is live in dundalk. >> took about 2 1/2 hours before that water main break could be shut down. but this was just enough time for all of that floodwater to do quite a bit of damage to homes and businesses. >> it was horrible. it was like maybe a dinosaur was walking around, over the houses. >> reporter: donna chetlet vividly remembers the day when her front yard turned into a rushing river. >> i kept saying, it's the mississippi river.
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it was the big biggest ones i've seen. >> donna was lucky, after a water main broke flooding streets. basements were flooded and needed to be completely pumped out. >> it was horrible. you know? some people had bedrooms in their basements. some had just fixed their basements up for family rooms and stuff. and they got wiped out. >> never. i never saw something -- thought something like that. frances ebert's basement was a total loss. >> i had to get people to come and get all of the water out of my basement. >> residents say one year later, their neighborhood is back to normal am but they live with the fear it could happen again. >> it's always possible it could happen again. certain insurance companies,
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like travelers, i heard took very, very good care of their customers. now, the other ones, you know, the ones that are supposed to have you in their hands? failed a lot of people. >> reporter: incredibly, only two people were taken to the hospital. coming up tonight, we talk with the captain of public works. they tell us how things are progressing now. i'm jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. convict people provided homes. police say a group of friends were watching football at the pier 7 football game. jeffrey was carrying the television set back to his friend's boat when he fell in the water and drowned. rescuers carried the body back and say there was no evidence
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of foul play. igor, still a force to be reckoned with. bermuda saw wind gusts up to 90 miles an hour. >> reporter: igor's eye passed just 40 miles east of bermuda. this monser storm was downgraded just dawn on monday. but it still packed a punch. >> they whipped trees and power lines to almost 20,000 people on this island of only 6,000. the streets were under several inches of water and littered with tree branches and other debris. residents of bermuda, long used to tropical weather, left the streets desserted. >> safety first. we can always rebuild. as bermudans, we already know how to rebuild. >> reporter: in fact, there are strict building codes.
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for the most part, it was the tourists who ventured outside to witness the hurricane. >> i'm not scared at all. i think it's an awesome force of nature that if you can experience once in a lifetime, it is amazing. >> reporter: officials will be out in force to assess the damage. but so far, there is no word of any serious injuries. the remnants of igor are expected to affect the east coast through tomorrow. its waves are already being weighed. that despite the fact the storm is still out to city. but it's been sitting out in the atlantic. it's about 450 miles east. still a category 1. still winds at 75 miles an hour.
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but the sun is there and they're cleaning up. the rest of the tropics still developing. it's going to move now into the central atlantic. and not affect any land masses at this time. stay with wjz for complete coverage of this season. to see a live doppler radar any time, go to positive news when it comes to distracted driving. >> the number of people killed in distracted. it's still an epidemic. the transportation. last year, just under 5500 people were killed in crashes that reportedly involved distracted driving. but distraction-related deaths accounted for 60% of all traffic fatalities.
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transportation officials say the data could be the tip of the iceberg, as many agencies don't document dracted driving. >> it will become illegal to talk on a hand held cell phone or send text messages while you drive. dealing with another controversy. iran is commanding. small groups are objecting to iran's presence in new york. in an interview, mahmoud ahmadinejad insists his country does not want nuclear weapons, that it is only working to
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build power plants. iran having a nuclear weapon would be a real problem. >> we don't think that a war between israel and iran or military oppositions. president obama and ahmadinejad addressed the general assembly here. but waiting on the sidelines, there are two american mothers, hoping for a face-to-face meeting. >> they are trying to get their son, shane and josh out of a prison. this weekend, they appeared with sarah shord. the american hiker released last week. >> shane and josh do not deserve to be in prison one day longer than i was. >> friends say they will need
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to prove their innocence in court. the irani president says the u.s. also needs to release eight. a new study finds the vaccine can prevent the flew researchers find heart attacks are most prevalent during winter months. also, there is obesity that obesity may be linked to a viral illness. children exposed to a strain of adeno virus were more likely to be obese. in fact, charge children tested positive weighed almost 50 pounds more than those who tested negative. john chiliminick was taking
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his dogs for a walk from his vacation home when he was mauled by a bear. after hearing her husband's cries for help, his wife made this call to 911. >> there's a bear up here. please help me. he's dying. >> okay. >> honey, just a minute. >> he was air i-lifted to a seattle hospital where he is recovering. wildlife officials found and killed the bear shortly after that attack. time now for a look at the baltimore sun. the new office and lab for the state's chief medical examiner. why it's a great time to plan your holiday travel to get the most savings. which teams are on top in this week's high school sports polls. for these stories and more, read the baltimore sun. and remember to look for the updated forecast. hollywood arrives on the shores of waikiki tonight with the premiere of "hawaii five-
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0". teri okita reports for wjz and sitting down with the stars-- sits down with the stars to show us how five-0 has changed. ♪ [ music ] mcgairet is back. same vintage music. expect bigger actions, some explosions. and more in-deapght exposure. >> we never knew anything about him. he was a man with no. >> aut awchtd ralia native stars opposite of detective danny, dan-o-williams. >> how did you get that black eye? >> my girlfriend got a little
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rough last night. >> it wasn't your girlfriend. it was our partner. and you're lucky that's all you got was a shiner. >> i don't want to bring old ideas. i don't pay much attention to the old show. just focus on what we're doing. >> reporter: more than 120 have been shooting 12-hour days since mid-july. they say it's five-0's equipment and weapons that advance the most. in the original, a walkie- talkie was as high-tech as they got. >> but the more things change, the more they do stay the shame. just like the original. >> reporter: they am rely heavily on crews and actors. some say even more than before. and we see a change in some of the faces. detective canacawa is now a woman. but there will still be plenty
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of tips of the hat to the original. >> what do you want me to do with this one? >> book'em, dan-o. >> teri okita, wjz eyewitness news. andhawaii 5-0 premieres tonight at 11:00. a lot of explosions. still ahead on eyewitness news. commuter nightmare. a massive bridge fire in harlem. how it's going to affect rush hour. paris hilton fesses up in court. what she admitted to doing. and the sentence she faces tonight. i'm bob turk. first warning weather center. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. here's tonight's report from wall street. [ male announcer ], need a better way to save for the things you want?
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a shot of millers island. chesapeake bay there. lovely afternoon. great, great weather. get out and enjoy it. going to get a lot warmer by
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wednesday. it will start chilly. in fact, i expect some suburban areas to get in the 40s. this time of day could get up to 76, 77. and look at these temperatures. wednesday, 88 degrees. there may be a shower on wednesday night. 86 on thursday. 88 on friday. and a chance of a shower maybe an afternoon thundershower on saturday, as it begins to cool down. 80. and only in the mid to low 70s here on sunday. kai? >> bob, thank you. today's energy-saver tip deals with changing your energy furnace filter. when was the last time you changed it? if you change it every month, it will make a more effective furnace. for more, go to and click on our special section of the home page. fire underneath a metro
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bridge in new york city, could cause even more problems for commuters this rush hour. the dramatic flames came from under a lift bridge, which carries all metro-north trains. train service had to be halted for several hours this afternoon. as firefighters worked to put the blaze out. once the fires were put out, firefighter his to check the bridge for the all-clear. new services for the man accused in a series of stabbings across the state. elias is now facing four counts of attempted murder. he previously had been charged in one case. the attempted murder of a 26- year-old man. police say he attacked more than a dozen people in michigan, ohio, and virginia. he's being held without bail. a registered sex offender, wanted in the death of a daughter of a police chief is arrested. investigators say the body of valerie hamilton was found saturday night in a storage unit in southeast charlotte. a warrant was issued for
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michael harvey, who police believe was the man seen leaving a bar last week. police found him asleep at a friend's house in niagara falls and arrested him without incident. tragedy in texas. a popular high school football player dies after collapsing on a field during the game. it is the third such death in just weeks more on steps being taken to keep players safe. it seemed like a regular friday light under the lights. 17-year-old reggie garrett was leading the them to victory when tragedy struck. >> i was like, i don't know what's going on. >> the 17-year-old collapsed on the ground and was pronounced dead before the game was over. >> it's just really hard. you think of all of the good times you had with him. >> garrett was -- had a history of seizures, but was screened
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and deemed healthy to play. 13-year-old and 15-year-old both collapsed and died after practice. and hayward dennison, a 17-year- old oregon high school player, was saved by a nurse who was in the stand, after he suffered a sudden heart attack last week. brian robinson from the national athletic trainers association says there is one question every parent has to ask. who is taking care of my kids? >> high school football still tops the list of most dangerous sports for serious injury. 12 football deaths were linked to high school last year. and compared to other high school athletes, football players are 10 times more likely to suffer heat-related illnesses. >> all of these things are a matter of education. and i think that we are making progress. if we still have a ways to go. now, despite the increased awareness, the requirement for
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medical screening still varies from state to state. paris hilton strikes a deal with prosecutors this morning. the 29-year-old heiress pled guilty. she now admits she lied to police when she said the drugs weren't hers. under the terms of her plea deal, she must serve a year of probation and avoid a felony charge. hilton was arrested in august after the winn resort after a small bag of cocaine was found in her purse. it's the 200th anniversary of cho pin's birthday. and some were treated to a celebration. an outdoor show in front of buck rest's parliament attracted fans, young and old. organizers hope the new event will bring a new audience to the event.
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vic is standing by with a preview. defense trial began today for a kentucky man accused of killing his wife. we'll explain why society soada and energy drinks could be the key to his acquittal. don't ask, don't tell. a push to allow openly gay members in the military. a top singer, lady gaga is getting involved. a siberian divers cub has marked the end of their diving season with an unusual competition. 15 divers competed in the bottom of russia's lake vital. only a few of the divers actually managed to cycle. and underwater seemed even more gobble. -- impossible. the divers said the event told them how different things behave differently. i'm surprised. >> maybe it's a clean lake.
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you have your ups and downs. that's why it's all players. >> and two weeks on the road isn't easy. >> it's not. and you get controversy and conspiracy together with it. >> the ravens certainly made their share of mistakes in the wash yesterday. and the guy is called out. former official says the crew in since since was wrong at least one of the calls. coach john harbaugh had an issue with a couple of the flags on the defense. first one, ray lewis was called for tripping qb carson palmer. harbaugh sidelined, tirading, including making apparent contact with an official. now, ray lewis was outraged by the calls. and he feels the quarterbacks are way too protected. >> there's just too much crime
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for them. you know, you already make the big money. keep your big money. but don't cry when you step on the football field. if you're going to go at it, go at it hard. but don't disrespect the game like that. six points. given off of b.s. >> i think it's hard for us to determine right now, what roughing the passer is. if that's roughing the passer, i don't know how you're expected to get carson palmer, a 250-pound quarterback down. >> cleveland browns come to town sunday. you can see it here on wjz. coverage kicks off at 1:00. the orioles are on the road for nine games over the next 10 days. and the road trip begins tonight in boston. and the birds head out on a momentum over the big win. down by a run. luke scott greets them in the bottom of the 9th. a dramatic leadoff home run over the top of the wall.
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27 homers this season. ties it 3-3. bottom of the 11th. ty wigginton ties the gapper. luke scott comes home with the winner. 4-3 victory over the yankees. this is a boost for the birds as hay continue to show sign -- they continue to show signs of life this late in the season. >> i think it's good that we're showing that we can compete with the devil rays and the yankees. and those are the big things. we're going off to boston. and nothing better to go to bhofton with, a win from the yankees. >> the bull pen was outstanding yesterday. including koji ueharra. he struck out all three batters he faced in the tenth inning. brian matusz will play for the o's. and they play in boston tonight. coming up next hour, coach harbaugh talked about his quarterback. vote of confidence for the qb. plus, coming up at 6:00, i don't know if you guys got to see it.
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but i'll show it to you. a broken bat impales him in the chest. had to be hospitalized. we'll see that and an update on his condition. >> all right. thank you, mark. still ahead on eyewitness news tonight. this just lingered for months on the walk. >> the massive water main break, one year ago. i'm jessica kartalija, in dundalk, baltimore county. more straight ahah,,,,,,,,,,,,
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coming up at 6:00. horrific crime. a baltimore woman behind bars, charged with beating a family member. a new information. ravens grounded. flacco and the ravens' offense, looking to bounce back. what are fans saying tonight? and we're getting beautiful weather this week. we say goodbye to summer. get your updated first warning weather forecast. check in for these stories and all the day's breaking news. wjz at 6:00 starts now. road to recovery. the johns hopkins doctor, shot by a patient last week, is getting better. >> tonight, the latest on his condition. and reaction from the doctor's
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family. >> hello, everybody. i'm denise koch. >> and i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about tonight. >> it was the crime that had the attention of the nation. a respected doctor, shot by the disgruntled son of a patient. then, a barricade left the son and the mother dead. new information from the victim's family. >> reporter: well, denise, the doctor's condition is definitely improving. meanwhile, police and the hospital are still reviewing their security procedures and their response to the incident. >> reporter: dr. david cohen upgraded to good condition, following an attack by the son of one of his patients thursday, inside johns hopkins hospital. >> 911. it's shooting. >> there's a shooting on the 8th hallway. >> reporter: the shooter was shot in the stomach. he was just informed that surgery to correct his mother's


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