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judge's personment -- punishment for that man. >> reporter: it's too graphic. so we blurred the image of this 4-year-old miniature pincher beaten to death with a pipe. in august, he was charged with several counts of animal cruelty, after an officer found the dog tied up in a garbage bag in the bed of a truck. >> this is a case we thought called out for punishment. >> reporter: the head of baltimore's task force was upset to learn that this week, a city judge agreed to drop the case if he spent 50 hours volunteering at the maryland spca. the stunned head of the maryland spca says no way. >> it is our job to protect animals. and we want to make sure our staff and volunteers are safe. so this volunteer service will be denied. >> we were just incredibly frustrated that the state's attorney's office chose not to prosecute a case where there
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was just overwhelming evidence to convict the perpetrator. >> seems there is always monday morning quarterbacking. >> reporter: pat jessamy blames police for failing to properly advise him of his miranda rights. she says that they have not enough evidence to prove that chambers beat his dog after it bit his wife. >> we have to do and follow the law. and in this case, we knew we could not prove this case beyond a reasonable doubt. >> you would never order a child molester to go through community service with the boy scouts. we don't think it's appropriate for a person charged with animal abuse to do community service at an animal shelter. >> again, the spca says they will not allow this man to do any community service volunteer work here. so that means chambers and his attorney may now have to go back to the judge and ask for a new sentence.
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we're live, derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> thank you very much, derek. several other local animal service shelters say they, too, will not allow someone accused of animal abuse into volunteer at thfacility. -- their facility. it's the start of fall. but still feeling like summer. bob is tracking first warning live doppler radar. >> i'll say that for sure. 91 degrees this afternoon. that's really like the end of july. we have storms. most have dissipated. but there's still a little activity around. and there's going to be more tonight. one cell moving out of cecil county, across northern cecil county. a few weak small cells between abingdon and edgewood. and another popping up northwest of man manchester. you can see that moving in. that's moving to the southeast. you folks in northeast carroll county. that will be moving into your neighborhood even as we speak. so that may bring you wind
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gusts over 30, 40 miles an hour. and brief, heavy downpours and lightning as well. another batch in pennsylvania. that might move into northern maryland later tonight. we have an advisory for the possibility of still more thunderstorms. until about 10:00 tonight for the entire region, west of the bay. and you folks in eastern shore and delaware, until 11:00 tonight. severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect. denise? thank you, bob. security concerns prompt changes at baltimore's oldest mall. tonight, police are working with stores at mondaw min mall. police already have two suspects in custody. >> reporter: at mondawmin mall since mid-july, there have been three robberies. even a shop that sells perfume has been hit. police say they are working with store owners to security. >> meeting with merchants on their store surveillance equipment.
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and the placement of certain cameras. >> over the weekend, elite gold and diamond was robbed. and the manager tells wjz today, it's the second time in a month they have been hit. >> reporter: people outside the mall today say it is a concern, especially since guns were used in some of those holdups. >> it does bother me. because i come out here with my daughter. so i'm kind of standoffish now. >> the mall says it continues to work closely with western district police to provide a safe environment for its shoppers and merchants. as well as policemen patrolling the center. police believe there are three separate groups committing the crimes. >> two of the suspect groups displayed false weapons. another group pretends to buy a watch and pulls out a handgun. police identified two suspects so far and are searching for them. this woman says she was a
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victim just outside the mall. >> my pocketbook was snatched right here. they have a police station right here. and it happened right at this bus stop. >> reporter: in west baltimore, suzanne collins, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, police say they want to stress, despite these mondawmin holdups, commercial robberies are down in the city. captain mike perry with more. >> reporter: it wasn't clear initially what firefighters had here. a large column of smoke could be seen in the sparks area. firefighters dispatched to the feign,000 block of yoho road. off of belfast in northern baltimore county. excuse me. firefighters arrived on the scene and found a container burning here. apparently it is unknown what was burning, but firefighters were able to knock down the smoke and flames rather easily at this point. they have several pieces of equipment. this is on a farm in the area. and at this point, it's unclear what sparked the fire.
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a maryland soldier is among those killed in a helicopter crash in afghanistan. >> brendan loony was a former lacrosse player at the naval academy and lived in silver springs. loony graduated from the naval academy in 2004 and became a navy seal. he was one of nine u.s. military personnel killed in the crash in southern afghanistan. there is no word on the cause of the crash. but early reports say there was some sort of mechanical failure, not enemy fire. vic, back to you. >> his body is expected to arrive at dover air force base tomorrow. he called himself hitler. a white supremacist who attacked an african american fisherman in a popular baltimore park. just a few moments ago, calvin lockner pleads guilty in the case. mike schuh has more on the reaction. >> reporter: you can call calvin lockner a lot of things. aryan brotherhood member, and now convict. >> reporter: a year ago, james
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priv at and his wife went fishing here. this man and two others approached. >> asked them if they had any food or water. they said no. >> the men didn't leave. but miss privet did. and her husband was right behind. >> the individuals attacked him. they punched him, kicked him, and beat him with a stick. and eventually took his car and left. >> reporter: the prosecutor says that calvin lockner told police, that they never would have beaten and jumped mr. privet, had he been white. >> the first to see the 67-year- old, a security guard. >> i was like, oh, my god, are you okay? and he was crying. and there was blood everywhere and his eye was hanging out. and he said the boys came from behind, and were just baking him -- banging him, knocked him on the ground, and kicked him. took his keys and took off. >> calvin lockner has a tattoo
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of hitler and underneath the picture says "he lives ." he is accused of carjacking, assault, and the assault of of a corrections officer. >> this is a plea agreement we feel good about. because we're going to get this person off the street for 31 years. >> reporter: mr. privet and his family are expected here on monday to give a victim impact statement. and then the judge is expected to accept his plea and the 31- year sentence. reporting live downtown, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news remember. >> there are two other defendants in this case. one is a minor who went to juvenile court. the other defendant's trial was supposed to begin on monday. but it's expected there will be a delay as his attorney is in the middle of councilmember ken harris's murder trial. a maryland state trooper, gunned down, working security to make extra money. tonight, new details on what led up to his murder. kai is live in the newsroom with more. at a preliminary hearing today, a police detective testified that a man escorted out of an appleby's restaurant,
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later returned and killed trooper wesley brown. it happened in forestville, prince george's county. cyril williams faces first- degree murder charges. the detective says that williams waited near a tree and shot at brown as he left the appleby's restaurant. a second man, anthony milton, also faces charges in the case. police say the gun used in the murder was united states found in -- was found in his backyard. >> and trooper brown who you just saw a moment ago, was just 24 years old. hundreds of family and friends turn out for the family of a funeral of a popular harford county high student killed in a tragic accident. joey dentriment. and weijia jiang has more on the service. >> during the service which lasted about an hour, nearly 2,000 friends and family members came together not only to remember joey dentriment but to celebrate his life. >> reporter: at the mountain christian church in joppa, tears spilled, hearts ached, friends comforted each other.
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on wednesday morning, some 1500 people poured into the funeral service for 14-year-old joey dentriment, who was trying to cross the street at bynam and red pump road. >> number 1 thing i always remember about joey is his smile. no matter what. and his hugs. and he was always there for everyone. no matter what. >> members of the football team wheeled his casket in. the captain of the jv defense, dentriment, number 30, thrived on the field. but loved ones say his true passion was playing and singing music. at the service, his mentor sang songs and lyrics they wrote together. >> it was like, you wrote this? you never see that from a 14- year-old, ever. like things you talk about when you learn when you're 30 years old. >> reporter: we talked to many of the friends who say the past few days, have been difficult. for many of them, it's the
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first time they have had to deal with a tragedy. >> it's been really dad. i wouldn't think joey would die at all. he was the strongest kid ever. >> it's really hard. there's a lot of raw emotion and anger. >> reporter: even in death, he is helping friends deal with pain. >> we have to make up for that by doing what he wanted, by everybody being together and helping each other out. because this is a tough time for everyone. everybody loved him. >> reporter: following the funeral service, dentriment was buried at the cemetery here at the mountain christian church. reporting in joppa, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> at this point, police do not building the driver was drinking or speeding. he had a green light at the time of the crash. one week and counting until the first slots parlor in maryland officially opens its doors. the 1500-machine hollywooda casino in perryville, cecil county, will open on the 20th. and a trial casino night for
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charity this weekend. i bet there are a lot of volunteers for that test. >> yeah. get the coins together. >> i know people who do it. still to come. focus on food safety. hundreds sickened by eggs. and now, lawmakers are demanding answers. baltimore roads rate among the worst in the nation. find out why. m&t bank stadium isn't just for the ravens anymore. coming up next on wjz, i'll tell you which major sporting event will be held here in 2014. you won't want to miss it. that's straight ahead on wjz. and tracking some fall storms in the region. don't miss the updated first warning forecast coming up.
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bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side.
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more money out of your wallet. costs each driver in baltimore hundreds of dollars each year in extraence expenses. -- extra expenses. it's not a surprise to most people. pat? >> reporter: the data was collected in 2008. and it covers the entire baltimore metropolitan area. >> hit a few bumps in the road. and you rank the tenth worst roads in the country. >> you had some work recently done on my car because of it. >> reporter: and it costs an extra $603 per year to fix your car. >> i hit a pothole.
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and it threw my alignment off for my tires, beginning to wear out. >> if you hit a pothole, definitely, you can be pretty sure that -- if you've done no physical damage to any of the suspension parts, you've knocked the alignment way out. and that can, of course, affect the tire wear. >> reporter: there's my hubcap. the baltimore area is ranking for rugged roads wrairchgle -- rankle in the city, where the transportation department takes pains to smooth things over. >> what goes through my mind is no one is paying attention to our efforts. for the last three years, we kicked off our operation orange cone program, which you all are familiar with. and that was like the biggest capital improvement program we've ever had. we actually did over 150 lane miles that first year. and then we followed that with 200 miles each year. >> reporter: and on track to complete another 200 this season. speaking of seasons, tis the con one coming that keeps everyone jumping. the winter months are the worst. >> that's why we have a 24-hour
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response. because we understand potholes can be very damaging. we ask motorists who are driving to call those in. >> reporter: so when you do hit a bad patch, you'll get over it. >> reporter: the report also says that 46% of the baltimore area roads could use some improvement. reporting live downtown, in baltimore, where you'll see some evidence of road resurfacing taking place if you come down here. i'm pat warren. now, back to you on television hill. >> that's with the big race. let's get to the outlying areas. thank you, pat. statewide. three-quarters of the transportation dollars was spent on road resurfacing. charm city sports fans have plenty to celebrate tonight. jessica kartalija has more to report. as the venue has awarded another major sporting event. are you there, jess? >> home to the baltimore ravens, m&t bank stadium has hosted two international soccer matches, as well as the
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maryland game earlier this month. >> we are being recognized more and more as a real, solid sports town. >> reporter: now, sports fans have even more to cheer for, as m&t bank stadium is awarded the men's lacrosse championship. >> baltimore is a hot lacrosse. and it's a perfect fit to have it here. >> reporter: chris dally is senior executive, with sports marketing. >> we want to bring these events back to ravens stadium on a regular basis. because it offers fans, the community, something other than just ravens games to event. >> reporter: it clrds division 1, 2, and 3 men's championships. and will mark the sixth time the event will be held at the stadium. more than 116,000 people attended the tournament this past may, pouring $20 million into the baltimore economy. >> what lacrosse people need to understand is it's a huge
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fraternity, a global sport. and i think it puts baltimore on the map in such a great way. >> reporter: the ncaa men's lacrosse tournament will be held here next year on memorial day 2011. then it will leave for a couple of years before returning in 2014. at m&t bank stadium, i'm jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. >> and m&t bank stadium first hosted the ncaa lacrosse championship in 2003. >> we have lacrosse, all kinds of other activities coming to the city. so that's great. we had thunderstorms in some areas. very isolated. still a risk of more showers later tonight. 88 now. very, very warm afternoon. south winds at 5. barometer holding. we'll come back and take a look at the live doppler after this. ,
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well, wjz and first warning weather have been telling you about storms in the region. captain mike perry, what can you tell us? this is the white bird area. right near the maryland harford area. they had pretty good winds. and severe thunderstorm wathat moved across this area. about 40 minutes ago. old trees down across roadways.
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they waiting sure. this is affecting route 136. west of white ford. harford county. time now to check in with bob. >> we tracked that storm and wind gusts. take a look at radar. and up to the north of us now. a couple of small cells across northern baltimore, northern carroll county. that also just popped up. thunderstorms moving in your direction. and that one cell. just in fact, around pretty boy dan area. just moved through the manchester region. because northern baltimore county, and portions of carroll county, off to the east of millersville now. and also little batch has moved into northern delaware. one shower to the east of portions of washington, d.c.
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just noticed that thing right down there. we'll keep tracking this. still a chance of activity tonight. until maybe about 10:00. take a look at the watches. the entire state actually under severe thunderstorm watch until 11:00 eastern shore. 10:00 west of the bay. that stuff could still create strong activity, later on this evening. right now pretty quiet. except for the few isolated cells. 94 in hagerstown now. 91 in washington. they get up to 94. 77, ocean city. and a 79. dew point is way up, compared to where it was. actually feels like 96 degrees out there. we got to 91. south winds keep us in the warm air. at least through the end of the week. looks like no big changes. tomorrow, slightly dryer. and a little cooler. because this front to the north may just get through the baltimore region with the showers tonight. it may just kind of lay across northern maryland. so to our north, it will be
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very pleasant. you can see the big area of showers now. an area of rain with embedded thunder. that's going to move across the region tonight. that's why we still have a chance of much-needed rain. on friday, the really warm air comes back. probably low, even mid90s. and front comes through friday night through saturday morning. it will begin to cool things out. and by sunday, monday, might even see decent rain. northeast winds. 5 to 15. bay temp in the 70s now. 68 now. any shower activity will be ending late tonight and tomorrow. another hot one, under sunny to partly sunny skies. very warm. 89 degrees. normal high tomorrow is like 76 degrees. pretty amazing stuff. >> we'll enjoy it. a tight battle at the top of the wjz pro football challenge standings. jessica kartalija is live at with more. only three points separate the top four after week 2 of
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the nfl season. still on top. we don't know how this is happening. viv is in second place, followed by meteorologist bernadette woods. then stan saunders. our local winner this week is kyle kilbourne of glen burnie. he had 13 of 16 games correct. and came closest to the score on sunday night's game. he won the best buy gift certificate. and you can still sign up to play if you haven't already. just come here to, click on the banner near the top of the home page. back to you, denise. >> ravens going to win, i assume you think, jess. and you can catch the game here on wjz 13. as division rival comes to town, sunday at 1:00. live on wjz 13. >> were you asking jessica for tips for your own bracket? >> yeah. but i'm not playing. i just wanted to know what her theory was. still to come. a tragedy at sea. a blockbuster book. pitches a new light on the titanic disaster and how it could have been avoided. this is a woman beaten and
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robbed in harford county. stunning allegations. the pastor of a major church reacts to the allegations. this is mark viviano. with the ravens in owings mills, where the focus is on flacco and bouncing back from a bad loss to the bengals. we'll hear from the quarterback and his teammates. and we'll catch up with the orioles on the road and going for a sweep in boston. when eyewitness news continues. 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.
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it is just after 6:30, 88 degrees and partly sunny. good evening. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. on the hot seat, congressional lawmakers are grilling executives from two egg companies at the center of the massive egg recall this summer. joel brown reports from washington, they also heard from people sickened by the tainted eggs. this 77-year-old colorado grandmother went into septic shock and nearly died, after eating a salmonella-tainted egg in july. >> it was fever, vomiting, diary a. >> reporter: carol lobato is one of the 1600 victims of the
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salmonella outbreak. it sparked a recall of a half a million eggs. now, congress wants to know what went wrong. >> americans should be able to have their eggs "over easy," without having to worry about the eggs making them queasy. >> reporter: the owner of one of the egg farms at the center of the outbreak has a history of safety violations in three states that goes back 20 years. >> reporter: when fda inspectors visited hillendale farms, they found live rodents and mice at both sides. -- farms. at wright county egg, they found manure so deep, it was leaking through a foundation. and both locations, they found maggots and flies. the owner offered apologies for the victims sickened by his eggs. >> i have prayed several times each day for all of these people, for improved health. >> reporter: but carol lobato wants more than apologies. >> clean up his eggs.
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clean up his chicken farm. he knows better than that. >> reporter: lobato and other victims urge congress to push through even tougher regulations for food safety. in washington, joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, no deaths have been reported due to the outbreak. but for every case reported, there may be 30 unreported. stunning allegations against the prominent pastor of a mega church near atlanta. >> reporter: two young men have filed lawsuits against bishop eddie long, claiming they were coerced into having sex with them. long's attorney calls the lawsuits a shakedown attempt and denies all of the allegations. the men who filed the suits were 17 and 18 years old at the time. and say long abused his spiritual authority by seducing them with cars, money, and expensive trips. this is at the church, which reenforces how absolutely
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neth -- negligent and wrong and abusive and sick for a pastor to abuse people in this way. >> i don't believe it at all. i'm in support of him. that's how i feel. >> long has called for a national ban on same-sex marriage. and his church counsels gay members to become straight. >> the church is well known. it is the location where the funeral for loretta scott king was held in 2006. a marijuana accused -- man accused of fatally stabbing his wife and setting her apartment on fire. damon white is in custody. he was arrested after being released from the hospital. he is being held without bond. he is charged with first-degree murder, arson and other counts in the death of thelma wynn. harford county sheriff's detective is looking for the man in this sketch. he is responsible for the beating of a 41-year-old woman in abingdon. it was back on september 11th. anyone with information is
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asked to call harford crime solvers at 1-888-540-8477. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. how maryland's unemployment picture is playing into the governor's race. how the ravens are planning to slow down josh cribs. and how teachers can bring a little class to the classroom. high fashion on a limited budget. for these stories and more, read the baltimore sun. remember to look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. in tonight's healthwatch report, the fda approved a new drug to treat multiple sclerosis. it's the first oral treatment for the debilitating disease. john daggett walks with a cane. >> i now have a lot of numbness in my hand and feet. my balance is very bad. >> he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, almost 29 years ago. currently, he injects himself
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with the drug that delays the progression of m.s. until now, all treatment options involved shots. but wednesday, the fda approved a new drug that is ingested daily. gelenia is the first approved bill to treat the disorder. >> someone comes to me and says, i can't stand these injections, i just won't take these injections any longer, then they're perfectly suitable for the pill. >> multiple sclerosis causes the immune system to attack the bane and spinal cord, producing problems such as numbness and pain. >> side effects could include a lower heart rate, resistance to infections. >> there are changes in the back of the eye, in the retina that have to be monitored. and it can affect liver function. we have to watch for all of those. >> reporter: daggett is going to check with his doctor for possible side effects. but he says he is ready to try
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it. >> it's easy to take it in a pill form. it's much more comfortable than jabbing yourself with a needle. >> they are hoping to make it available soon. randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. gelenia might not be the only pill on the market for long. the fda is expected to make a recommendation on another oral medication for m.s. as early as december. also, a new study shows playing video games improves vision for adults with lazy eye. researchers found better perception. until now, there were few treatments with adults for lazy eye. bigger adult entertainment at the hippo drom theater. andrea fujii tells us what is new. the blue man group is just one of the many acts, coming to the hippodrome this fall. but that's not all.
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>> the lead of the season is probably jersey boys, which is wildly popular, one of the top grossing shows on broadway for years. >> reporter: the first big show of the season will be in october. called cirque dream alumeination -- illumination. and closer to the holidays, "rock of ages." the hippodrome director says bringing in variety and excitement is key to keeping the theater competitive. and the entertainment must reflect the city. >> it means gospel shows. comedy concerts, musicals, jazz. you name it. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: shrek the musical is also on the schedule. not to mention the classics. like "west side story" and les miserables. getting these acts here isn't easy but is a necessity to keep the artses alive in a slow economy. >> there is an effort you have
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to make to get out to new york and speak to the producers to remind them that baltimore matters. >> reporter: they've also made staff changes. and there are now more options for buyers. >> now we're offering people the opportunity to buy a smaller number of shows and still be considered a subscriber. >> reporter: all in an effort to attract a new audience. ♪ [ music ] other big name acts coming to town include bill maher and pat health approximate -- methani. and a complete list of shows and prices, visit still to come. bombbomb threat. problems inside the obama administration. and the direction for the war in afghanistan. bob turk in the first warning weather center. more heat for the rest of the week. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. and wjz is always on.
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at least 13 people dead, dozens more missing after a powerful typhoon slams into that nation. china's national weather center says typhoon is the strongest storm it hit the nation this
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year. strong winds and torrential rains are expected to continue to batter china for another few days. at least 350 homes have been damaged. a new book by journalist bob woodward reveals deep divisions in the obama administration about the war in afghanistan. in the book "obama's wars," the president's top aides were deeply divided over what to do. it also reveals afghan president hamid karzai was diagnosed with manic depression and was prescribed medication. the fire in harriman was 50% contained. and some are being allowed back in their homes. at least flee homes were destroyed. no one was injured. could the titanic tragedy have been avoided? that's the premise of a blockbuster book.
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they panicked when told about the iceberg. but instead of steering around it, he turned the wheel in the wrong direction, right into the iceberg. it sank as fast as it did, because an official persuaded the captain to continue sailing. this was to cover up the reputation of the crew and the ship. more than 15 people died when the ship hit an iceberg and sank in 1812. katie couric has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. as questions about the quality of what we eat continue, we'll look at a food safety system full of gas redundancy issues. why haven't the links to the salmonella outbreaks been fixed? we'll investigate tonight. >> here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. street. bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family...
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and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side.
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and if you're going to get in trouble in las vegas, you probably want roland kaczmarek to defend you. >> you need the defenders. >> nick marely and pete kaczmarek probably know the town better than anyone. >> objection. >> objection! >> are you starting to like me? >> not really. >> reporter: pete is the one who likes his women as fast as his cars. while nick is a hard-charging, take-no-prisoners guy. >> trajectory. >> told you all of that. >> who will do anything for his client. no case is too over-the-top for these two. and no judge can escape their wrath either. >> quit wasting my time and just give the jury the new instructions like i already told you. >> one more word and you're fined. >> fine me. it's not going to make me a better judge. >> but the big job here is las vegas itself. >> it's vegas.
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white shirts and great ties. and convertibles. >> we get to wear these tight- fitted suits. the '60s cars. the pinky rings. the flash, the sunglasses. you know. you just feel cool. all the sets are cool. >> whatever the odds, nick and pete are out to prove that when the stakes are high, they're willing to bet the house for the clients they serve. perhaps with a little touch of sin thrown in. >> check it out. "the defenders." >> and don't miss the series premiere of the defenders, starring jerry belushi -- jim belushi and jerry o'connell tonight. the start of fall. but doesn't feel like it. how much longer will this warm spell continue? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob is updating the five-day forecast. and a closer look at what we can expect tomorrow. >> very isolated. some folks could see heavy activity. across northern baltimore.
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southern portions of york county. some showers. just more annapolis -- near annapolis. some folks will be lucky enough to get some rain. isolated activity later on. now, tomorrow, not a bad day. it will be very warm. rain, clouds and sun mixture. upper 80s. probably closing to 90 again in some spots. friday, looks like the blowtorch day. low 90s. but on saturday, begins the cooldown. 85, pench. much -- 57. much cooler sunday. and chance of rain activity, 74 and 76. still to come tonight on eyewitness news. ravens fans have been talking about joe flacco. today, it's joe's turn to talk. forecast the latest on the struggling qb. latest coming up at 6:00. ,,,, [ ehrlich ] annapolis --
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and in the long run, that's not going to matter. we expect to go out there and play a lot of times. i don't know likes it. i don't like it. the team doesn't like it. but you gotta get over it. >> we have great confidence in joe. never doubt his focus or his preparation. i mean, he's got the stuff that it takes to be a quarterback. to be a great quarterback in this league. >> he's the winning quarterback. and i know that he's going to get the job done. you know, i have full faith in him. you know, if he decides to han hand me -- hand me the ball off, i'm going to hand it to him. >> reporter: missed today's practice with injuries. after the workouts, the ranks released veteran safety ken hamlin. making room on the roster for williams. cleveland comes to town, uncertain who their qb will be on sunday. hanks are -- ravens are a home opener. in baseball, the orioles'
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late-season surge continues. o's are going for a sweep of the red sox in boston tonight. speaking today, manager buck showalter defers any credit. he is being humble. says the upturn was bound to happen. brad bergesen, another strong start. six innings. one run allowed. the game was tied, 1-1. and that's when the game opened. two on. right field. it's going to clear the short fence for a three-run homer that ignited a blowout. road victories are piling up. they have won 10 of 13, away from home. this has been a lot of fun. these last two months, just the way we have been going about it. and i feel like the team is competing on a daily basis. and any time you do that, it's definitely fun. >> kevin millwood is the o's starting pitcher tonight. a victory would give the o's a serious sweep in boston for the first time in 16 years.
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milwood pitched well. john lackey pitched for boston. first in about 20 minutes. racing news. nascar hands down a major penalty to clint boyar and the childress racing team. boyar run the cup race in new hampshire. but his chevy did not pass inspection. improprieties uncovered in the setup of the car's body. boyar docked 150 points. and that drops him from second to last in the chase standings. the crew chief and car owner were fined and suspended for the violations. >> wow. >> don't cheat. >> good advice, mark. for all ofof,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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