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well. >> i guess he thought what she reporting in fallston tonight, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness that she was suffering a lot. and that she wasn't going to be news. >> and a scholarship fund has been set up in his name. able to walk again. if you'd like to make a >> reporter: the doctor's donation, checks can be made to family, asking for privacy, released a statement, saying they appreciate the outpouring the fallston recreation council of support and concern during this difficult tile -- time. and mailed to 1707 fallston we are especially appreciative road in maryland. a library has a case of bed to the outpouring of support bugs. for everyone who made this it has been temporarily shut possible. down after an employee there david is in good condition and continuing to recover more and more every day. spotted bed bugs in the books. this is just the latest in the former patient like susan rivelo wish him a speedy recovery. >> i shudder to think of what robber -- rash of recent bed my lower back would be like, bug sightings. in addition to preventing without dr. cohen's intervention. >> the department is still aches and fever, as charlie reviewing how hay handled the d'agata reports from london, a crisis. but wjz learns the commissioner new study finds the flu vaccine is mostly pleased with how they also lowers the risk of heart attack. hagged the response. the tactical unit may invest in more long-range guns. and a formal debriefing is you ready? >> yep. pending. it's unclear how long this rob gets his flu shot entire security review will take. because he doesn't ever want to
but no major changes are expected here at the hospital get sick again. >> if it's going to prevent a week of just horrible headaches in day-to-day operations. reporting live, adam may, wjz eyewitness news. >> thank you very much, adam. and body aches and -- i'm into and we invite you to stay with it. wjz for complete coverage of >> reporter: and now there may the shooting at johns pkins be an added benefit. hospital. we're always on. for updates on the shooting and a new study shows that it the doctor's condition, go to reduces the risk of heart wjz.com. new at 6:00, a short time attack by 19%. ago, a man was found guilty in >> heart attacks are most prevalent in the winter. >> reporter: researchers found a sensational murder-for-hire when you get the vaccine is scheme. he was gunned down in march. key. getting it early in the season police say his wife, carla reduces risk by 21%. by moving to mid-november or porter, ordered the murder. february, it only reduced the risk by 12%. today, the first stipulate to and pneumonia vaccine lowered the risk of heart stand trial, shame urs -- attack. but only the flu vaccine seemed to help. >> reporter: the herey is -- theory is that respiratory shameus -- seamus coyle. infections trigger plaques to go off. >> heart attacks are due to
a new rasmussen research
poll released today has clogged arteries or what we call plaque buildup. governor o'malley taking a >> he doesn't have a history of slight lead in the race. o'malley had 50% of the vote plaque in the arteries. but he's happy to know he is among marylanders who are likely to go to the polls on doing something good for his election day. heart. >> i'm 51. this is the first time anything i can do to help is a rasmussen included likely voters leaning toward one candidate or another. good idea. >> reporter: researcher saition -- researchers say it may lead last month, the poll had o'malley and ehrlich in a dead to more people getting the heat. vaccine. this is also the first time 50% charlie d'agata, wjz eyewitness of likely voters has favored news. >> doctors say people with egg o'malley since february. >> o'malley's lead in the allergies or certain rasmussen poll was within the neurological diseases should not get the flu vaccine. margin of error of 4%. an east baltimore woman is >> and they're available almost everywhere now. charged with beating her occupant to death. >> that -- they sure are. get your shot and go and the weapon, the club, a outside. take a look at temps right now. 76. it's just beautiful. humidity is way down at 23%. security lock. >> reporter: baltimore city north winds at 5. barometer police tell eyewitness news, a rising a little bit. 911 call led them to the suspect and the victim. 30.02 inches. come back and take a look at a >> reporter: no one answered terrific tuesday after this. the door at this home in the ,,, old gibbs canning company.
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street this afternoon. it's where 66-year-old cecilia mitchell lived and friday died, allegedly at the hands of her niece. >> unfortunately, they found the victim suffering from severe and traumatic head wounds. she was transported to shock trauma, where regrettably, she succumbed to her injuries. >> reporter: police arrived at the house after getting 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 ,,, niece, who advised she had beaten her aunt with a club, today these factories are full of dot com businesses. the device use of usually used -- device usually used to and now my job is helping maryland create secure vehicles. >> reporter: according to the new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers charging documents, cecilia was struck in the head multiple investing in our institutions of excellence times. according to charging documents, she hit her aunt pioneering new cyber security jobs with a club and the woman was lying on the floor in the front room, where they also found the and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. club steering wheel locked with blood on it. i'm barbara mikulski. simmons was in the dining room. her hands were covered with i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. blood ask blood spatder patterns were on her clothing and skin. name some[ bell dings ]ful. microwave pizza! awful!
police say simmons, whose name [ buzz! ] [ show announcer ] now there's red baron pizza by the slice. was here, told the 911 unbelievably good pizza from the microwave. operator, quote, i hit my aunt and i don't know why. red baron. bring home that pizzeria taste. she's being held in custody on murder charges. and as of now, city police have no motive for the beating. back to you. >> thank you very much, pat. a tragic ending to a football viewing party in anne arundel county. county police say a group of friends was watching football at the pier 7 marina in edgewood tonight. after the game, french-year-old jeff rae of -- 47-year-old jeffrey fitzgerald. russian crews later found fitzgerald's body under the pier. police are warning students to take precaution. early yesterday morning, a man walking near campus, was robbed by at least three people. it's the latest in a string of similar attacks near the university. police are asking students not to walk alone between 2:00 and 4:00 in the morning. >> well, a lot of monday morning quarterbacking around
maryland today, after a disappointing and frustrating loss by the ravens on the road against the bengals. sports director mark viviano joins us live with a look at what went wrong. >> the monday mornings, a lot more intense after a loss. and football fans calling into my radio show today, unloaded a lot of anger and frustration about the game. they want to fire the officials and bench the quarterback. those are the most common suggestions in response to the first loss of the season. 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 many more days like this, flacco's hands, it ended up in we'll have to move our newscast the bengals' hand. outside. four interceptions are the most in the game. >> the only thing green is crab turnovers tell the tale. and clutters in a 15-10 defeat. grass. granted in a couple of weeks, it will start coming back from >> minus four is not going to the drought and the heat and get it done. >> it's bad. you know? everything else. you wonder why they can't
they're interceptions. you can't turn a ball over that much and expect to win a football game. >> blame the qb. blame the referees. genetically take that crabgrass the heat, the sun, it's still the ravens' first loss is tough there. for some to take. believe me. i know. >> it's embarrassing. let's take a look at temps it's embarrassing that you can around the region. actually put them in field goal range off of two goals like that. when they can get in the end crabgrass. this is definitely crabgrass zone like that. country. >> in our wjz fan cam, we asked you, what upset you most about dew point is way down at 36. the loss? >> flacco. he just looked totally very dry, very comfortable air unfocused. mass. mistakes, forcing the ball. >> and i hate to hear them constantly ask about what you north of baltimore, some think flacco is thinking. areas of the eastern shore, i mean, he's thinking, i want away from the water bodies will to win. >> i think the chief called get down to 45, 46 in the morning. very chilly start. this ray lewis guy. won't have any wind to deal that was the biggest joke of with. the game. but it's going to be a cool, fall-like morning on the next >> well, john harbaugh met with to last day of summer. winds now generally out of the the media this afternoon. and he did address joe flacco's north. status after that bad performance of yesterday and there are some changes, we'll hear from the coach, coming up a little later on in however, building along the
sports. northern portions of the united >> all right. we'll wait for it. states. and it's going to be this coming sunday, the ravens take on the cleveland browns in transporting in our general direction. beginning wednesday. their home opener at m&t bank continuing thursday and friday. the jet stream is going to go back up to the north. stadium. you can see the game here on which mean little warm air will wjz. coverage kicks off sunday at be allowed too come eastward into our general area by 1:00. the last few days of sunday wednesday. we're talking temps, 10 degrees are here. and we're getting a look at the above normal on wednesday. end of the weekend. a great night to turn off the thursday from friday. air conditioning. bob is updating the before it cools down again on temperatures. first warning weather. bob? saturday. maybe a brief front. >> last three weeks. now, we've got very warm otherwise, pleasant and a big warmup continues. temperatures. i'm talking a big change. however, coming up by the it's going to really feel middle of this week. pretty warm. it feel more like summer than particularly -- friday, ahead of that next front. fall. we could get to 90 degrees. we're down to 76 now. north winds at 5. barometer one moretime here in september. in the meantime, tonight, rising. nothing on radar at all. tomorrow. beautiful. it's really clear out there. and tomorrow, a beautiful day. wednesday. chilly in the morning. that's when the warmup begins. lots of 40s and low 50s to with the front so close, there start the day. may be a brief sprinkle or but by wednesday, that same shower. cool, high moves off. perhaps an isolated thundershower by wednesday and here comes a big warmup to night. talk about the temperatures in southeast winds on the bay. a few minutes. >> thank you, bob. five knots. sunrise, 6:53. it is a date the dundalk sets at 7:06.
community won't soon forget t. tonight, clear skies. has been one year since a six- very comfortably cool night. foot water main burst. actually chilly. about 48 to 57 downtown. this is video of the chaos, one year ago. sunny, pleas apts. wjz is live now in dundalk. beautiful -- pleasant. beautiful. just like today. and it's pretty close to normal and jessica kartalija visits those areas affected and tells for the last few days of us how they rebuilt. >> reporter: that's exactly summer, actually. right, denise. it took 2 1/2 hours to get that >> although, unofficially, summer ended september for us. water main shut off. and that was just enough time meteorological summer, that is. to do quite a bilt of damage to -- bit of damage to area homes >> that's right. we go the 21st. and businesses. >> next wednesday afternoon. >> reporter: horrible. >> okay. it was horrible. >> i'll mark my calendar. still to come on wjz it was like as if it was maybe eyewitness news. a dinosaur walking around over salmon. why a government decision could the houses. >> reporter: donna chetlet vividly remembers the day when put genetically-engineered fish her front yard turned into a rushing river. on your table. why iran's president is in >> i kept saying, it's the mississippi river. new york today. don't ask, don't tell. it's the mississippi river. the big showdown. i don't know. and some ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, it just was the biggest i've ever seen. >> reporter: donna was one of the luckier ones in dundalk, after a 72-inch water main broke, flooding neighborhood streets.
basements in more than 100 homes were flooded and needed to be completely pumped out. >> it was horrible. you know, some people had bedrooms in their basements. some people had just fixed their basements up for family rooms and stuff. and they got wiped out. >> never. i never saw something like -- thought something like that. >> reporter: francis ebert's basement was a total loss. >> had to get people to come and get all of the water out of my basement. >> reporter: residents say one year later, their neighborhood is back to normal. but they live with the fear it could happen again. >> our infrastructure is old. i mean, you're talking 100, 120 years old. these pipes under the ground. and nothing is going to look good after being in the ground 100, 120 years. >> reporter: the department of public works tells me it took somewhere between 3 1/2 and $4
million to completely repair that water main break. live in dundalk, baltimore county, i'm jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. back to you on tv hill. >> incredibly, only two people had to be taken to the hospital. >> i just hope that never happens again. that was a terrible day. still to come on wjz's eyewitness news. for students at one harford county high school, getting through the school day without checking up -- choking up was nearly impossible. i'm weijia jiang. i'll tell you why, next on wjz eyewitness news. flu shots studied. why researchers say getting the vaccine may now help your heart. hurricane igor. heavy flooding hits bermuda as the storm continues to churn in the atlantic. and no storms. a pleasant sign on our weekend. your updated weather is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
powerful winds this morning it is having a lasting impact. dave price reports for wjz. the islands saw wind gusts over 90 miles an hour. >> reporter: igor's eye passed just 40 miles over the west of virginia. this monster storm was downgraded to a category 1 just before dawn on sunday. but it still packed a punch. heavy rains whipped trees. to almost 20,000 people on this island of only 68,000 68,000 they were under several inches of water and littered with tree branches and other debris they left the streets deserted. safety first. in fact, bermuda has a strict building codes. able to withstand winds of 110 miles per hour.
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 it once in a lifetime, then that is something amazing. officials in bermuda will be out in force today to assess the damage. but so far, there is no word of any serious injuries. and first warning weather coverage continues now with it was a somber day. bob, who is tracking igor's joey started the fall as a past through the atlantic. bob? freshman at fallston high >> that is moving so slowly. school. but friday night, he was killed it's going to be a rough surf on our coast. by a car weijia jiang has more >> the storm is moving very, on how students are coping. >> reporter: we spoke with very quick. several students who say they and actually heading up east spent the entire day in the toward new foundland. school auditorium with grief sun is out. counselors and each other trying to make sense of this tragedy. >> it was hard to believe he is they were very, very fortunate. because three days ago, this gone. first day back to class was a very, very strong storm. after a dev accident is a
category 3. but quickly difficult one. >> it was miserable. downgraded. still a formidable storm. it was horrible. you can see, still has a lot of students flooded the campus wind and rain with it. with blue. but will be continued to be diminished in its intense itas it moves off into the colder 14-year-old dentriment's waters. favorite color. >> thank you, bob. stay with wjz for first at this point in the warning weather coverage. investigation, police do not wjz is always on. building the 19-year-old to track the storm, get forecast updates and to see driver, identified as robin live doppler radar, go to monaco was drinking or speeding wjz.com. at the time of the crash. the recession is over. >> the crosswalk was that's according to the group prohibiting any pedestrians from crossing at the time of that dates the beginning and this incident. because north and southbound ends the recession in the u.s. traffic had a steady green kai is live in the newsroom light. >> the corner is now with more. the national bureau of transformed into a memorial. economic research makes the official decision on whether or countless notes, flowers, not the country is actually in trinkets, capture a rare gift a recession. dentranscript had. the group declared that the american economy began shrinking in 2007 and ended in june of last year. -- he was a favorite on the jv it's the second longest recession in u.s. history team. >> he was a tremendous athlete. behind the great depression. president obama saw little reason to celebrate over to be taken away so young is today's news, with so many really sad. >> reporter: he was also a
songwriter, a pianist, a americans still struggling. singer, seen here on you tube. for the millions of people still out of work, people who band mate, atwood murray. have seen their home values >> he was a very talented decline, people who are struggling to pay the bills day musician. it came naturally to him. >> reporter: and those who to day. it's still very real for them. the economy lost more than loved dentriment grieved together, which may as well be all who knew him. >> reporter: and there are two 7 million jobs during this. viewings scheduled. one for tomorrow and one for wednesday at the mountain a key vote is scheduled for christian church in joppa. a funeral is to follow. tomorrow. the senate is expected to decide whether to repeal a ban on openly gay soldiers serving in the u.s. military. a last-minute push is under way to convince suzanne collins and olympia snow to vote for the repeal. earlier, lady gaga was in maine for a rally against don't ask, don't tell. the singer has been a vocal opponent of the policy in recent weeks. iran's president is in new
york for the annual asembly. randall pinkston reports for wjz. iran's president is commanding the spotlight on the sea of world leaders for the annual world assembly. they are objecting to manude ahmadinejad's presence. >> iran continues to mock the u.s. and ahmadinejad is still welcome at the u.n. >> reporter: ahmadinejad says that his country is only interested in building nuclear power plants. in a town hall meeting, president obama said, iran having a nuclear weapon, would be a real problem. >> we continue to be open to diplomatic solutions to resolve this. we don't think that a war between israel and iran or military options would be the ideal way to solve this problem. but but we are keeping all of
our problems on options on the cable. waiting on the sidebaselines, there are two american mothers, hoping for a face-to-face meeting with the iranian president. >> they are trying to get their sons, shane and shosh out of an arraignian prison. this weekend, they appeared with them. ahmadinejad called sarah shord's release a humanitarian justure. -- gesture. the iranian president also says the u.s. would need to release eight iranians who are being held prisoner. a new study finds the flu vaccine lowers your risk of heart attack by as much as 14%.
researchers found that heart attacks are more common during the winter months. researchers inbound a greater -- found a greater benefit for those who got it earlier. a government panel is deciding whether to allow a company to sell the so-called franken fish to u.s. consumers. manuel gallegus reports from washington. it's not just a fish store. you could soon be eating this. they claim it can grow full market sized fish. the company says it is safe and will save jobs. >> we could provide americans a safe and sustainable high- quality.
>> they are awaiting an advisory panel's opinion. food safety groups say no way. they call it franken fish and argue it would be bad for humans and other fish. >> we think the company hasn't done all of its homework yet. >> even if the government does approve the genetically-altered fish, it won't be available for at least another couple of years. >> you're fueling with nature. and any time you do that, you're taking a big chance. >> no one seemed anxious to try this. >> i'm scared of it. >> reporter: both sides agree, if the salmon is approved, other genetically modified foods will be right behind it. if the pant approves this, it would be the first
genetically engineered animal approved for human consumption. the new office and lab. why it's a good time to fran your holiday travel. for these stories and a lot more, read tomorrow's baltimore sun. still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. serial murder. caffeine defense. a man makes a bizarre claim in court. bob turk in the first warning weather center. more stunning, dry weather. i'll have the five-day forecast. and here are the top stars. for more, log onto wjz.com. ♪
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were injured in ohio and michigan. he was captured trying to leave on a flight from the country to his native israel. kent connect man, accused of strangling his wife, says caffeine is to blame. woody smith is prepared to claim in court that excessive caffeine left him so mentally unstable, he could not have knowing he killed his wife in may of 2009. prosecutors say there is no evidence that he consumed excessive amounts of caffeine. paris hilton admits to lying to police about cocaine found in her handbag. the 29-year-old heiress struck a deal with las vegas prosecutors this morning. and pled guilty to obstructing an officer. under the terms of her plea
bargain, she must serve probation and
a felony charge. a huge fire. it carries all of metro trains in and out of north manhattan. the fire was brought under control. but police say traffic could be jammed for hours. katie couric has a preview. what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. hi, vic and denise. has the recession officially ended in a panel of economists says it has. so why are so many people still struggling? plus, is there something fishy about genetically- modified salmon? we'll have more on that controversy. and everybody has a story. you'll meet a boy who ran away from home just to stay in school. those stories and more only on the cbs evening news, right here on wjz 13, baltimore.
we're in for a cool night, but a significant warmup for later in the week. bob will have the updated five- day forecast. and a look what we can expect tomorrow. >> as you mentioned, a chilly night. a lot of places will be in the upper 40s to low 50s. a little cooler. but tomorrow, a beautiful day. just like today. starts off clear and cool. a lot of sunshine. low to mid-70s. may get up to about 76, 77 by about 4:00, 5:00 in the afternoon. and as we continue to warm up, wednesday gets up to 88. and maybe a shower by late in the day or evening. 86 on thursday. and even warmer again friday. and then a chance of a shower in the afternoon on saturday. high near 80 degrees. >> thanks a lot, bob. hawaii five-0. one of the most talked about in recent history. and the wait is almost over. teri okita is behind the scenes and has a look at the cast and crew.
mcgairet is back expect bigger action, some explosion and more, in-depth character. we knew about him. we never had his back story. never knew anything about him. he was a man and you learn about this. stars opposite him. hue did you get that black eye? >> girlfriend got a little rough last night. >> yeah. it wasn't your girlfriend. it was our partner. and you're lucky to leave with just a shiner. >> tom has never seen a frame of the '60s original. >> because i don't want to
bring any ideas. more than 120 cast members have been shooting night and day since july. says it's five-0's equipment and weapon that have advanced the most. >> the original walkie-talkie was as high as they got. but the more they change, the more they do stay the same. just like the original. >> tell the cop, everything he wants to know. >> the remix relies heavily on local crews, actors and extras. some say even more than ever before. >> that's it. >> and we see a change in some of the faces. detective calocawa is now a woman. but there will be still plenty of tips of the hat. >> what do you want me to do with this one is this.
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let's make the maryland we love not just good, but great. now let's get down to work. well, yesterday's game was certainly a talker. >> still talking on monday. probably tomorrow as well. two seasons and two games, that is the extent of joe flacco's experience. and some are calling for him to be benched. some are of the opinion that the starting qb job should go to backup quarterback mark folger. flacco threw a season high of four interceptions. and now he's thrown five picks in one touchdown. speaking of picks, coach
harbaugh would indeed not say if -- would not say if he had considered switching quarterbacks. harbaugh also talked about his expectation that flacco will bounce back. >> that's the kind of person he is. he's a competitive guy, a talented guy. he's starting his third year. so you look around, you look at the history. there are going to be ups ups and downs. we lost the game. you lose games for different reasons. you know? and you try to correct them and go on to the next game. >> you stay game by game. and you get ready for the cleveland browns. i don't think anybody feels good about it. i know i definitely don't. and we've got to make sure we bounce back and get ready to go. and i think everybody will. >> reporter: next for the ravens is the home opener. cleveland browns are coming to town sunday. you can see that game here on wjz. coverage kicks off at 1:00. to baseball now, the orioles hit the roads for nine games over the next 10 days. that road trip begins in
boston. birds head out over a big win. down by a run. ace. and luke scott greets him. with this dramatic leadoff home run. bounces off the top of the wall. 27 homers on the season. game tied, 3-3. eye wigging -- ty wigginton with the gapper. he'll come home with the winner. 4-3 over the yankees. and that's a boost for the birds as they continue to show lines -- signs of life. i think it's good that we're showing that we can compete with the devil rays and the yankees, toronto. and those are the big things. we're going off to boston. and there's nothing better than to go off with a win now from the yankees. >> koji ueharra, one of five to pitch in for a score of seven innings. he helped for the extra inning win. nine games and 10 days on the
road. brian matusz. facing a red sox team that he has had success against in his young career. boston still clinging to play- off hopes. they go with daisuke mot suzaca. matsuzaka. scary injury in florida. tyler colvin running from third base. his teammate hits the ball. breaks the bat. the splintered bat strikes colvin in the chest, causing a pumpghtszure wound. puncture wound. he was immediately treated in the dugout. he was taken to the hospital, where he remains today in stable condition. they expect him to be okay. he will remain hospitalized for a few days for observation. the incident fuels further conversation about the safety of bats made of maplewood. they break in bigger pieces with sharp ends that, as you can see, are obviously dangerous. and a lot of players like to use the maplewood bats. now, ash wood is the type of bat everybody used to use. and when it splinters, it
breaks into small pieces. maplewood, big chunks. and as you see, a lot of people, including fans, because those broken bats can go into the stands. they've done a lot of studies on this. and there are a lot. and there's evidence that it will go against the maple bat. >> all right. thank you, mark. be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,, today is the day i double down.
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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. it's a big tonight tonight, with the premiere of hawaii five-0. and of course, stay with us for eyewitness news at 11:00. finally tonight. a woman in texas, celebrates 100 years of life. nona moore was joined by several friends and family members to celebrate her 100th bird. -- birthday. some of those people traveled to texas from as far away as south carolina and illinois. nona moore, a native of texas
moved after her husband died in july. despite her age, she is still as sharp as a tack, they say. and she even drove a car until age 91. >> and i bet if you ask her today, she'd like to drive again. >> i bet. thanks for watching wjz, maryland's news station. don't go away. much more ahead on the cbs >> couric: tonight, the recession is declared officially over. but why doesn't it feel that way? the president hears from one frustrated voter. >> i'm exhausted. i'm exhausted of defending you. >> couric: i'm katie couric. also tonight, christine o'donnell has the g.o.p. establishment bothered and bewildered. >> i dabbleed into witchcraft... >> couric: but don't count her out. history shows tea party candidates can survive controversial statements. and the man upstairs sends steve hartman to south america to prove everybody in the world has a story.
captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. this may come as a surprise to you, but the recession is officially over-- at least according to a panel of economists who make the call. they say the recession, this which began in december of 2007, ended last year in june. it lasted 18 months, making it the longest recession since the