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hi, i'm kai jackson, marry -- mary bubala is on assignment. >> tornadoes were threatening the area today. there are ominous skies today. outside right now, a flash flood warning in effect and more rain is on the way. we'll go to bernadette woods and we're tracking live doppler radar. well, we changed our weather at the tern from last week to where it is now. and we'll show you what it means for us, it means a lot of rain, thunderstorms and even the potential for flooding. we saw a warning or two today. we have the bands from the south and moving to the north. they'll continue to move our way. and there's more to the south and we'll take you in on a few
areas and we'll show you where we're dealing with this thousand. and a little bit in carroll county, that's making its way to the north and lighter rain at this point. that's going to change. you can see the heavier rain and that's moving to the north and we have more where that came from. we have flood warnings because of this. where we've seen the heaviest rain so far, you can see montgomery and carroll county and baltimore county and these are for say ring times through 4:50 through 4:40. this is throughout the overnight and into tomorrow. veal the forecast coming up. thank you, and stay with wjz-13 for first warning weather coverage. as we mentioned, remember, wjz- 13 is always on. go to wjz.com for more at any time. >> >> and three are recovering at shock trauma after an accident on route 50 that may have been the result of slick roads.
we're over the scene on westbound 50. two box trucks were involved in the crash and three were ejected into the collision and two have life threatening injuries. and three days early, the slots casino is up ahead of schedule. derek valcourt has more on the hollywood casino. hi, this place has been packed all day long and that's somewhat surprising and impressive considering that they didn't know they would be open for business this morning until last night when they were given the all clear from the state. >> reporter: the early birds got inside the casino. >> very nice in there. i came here to win. >> it's a 34,000 square foot slot loverrer's dream. >> we went to find the best games.
some of the casino in vegas don't have these. they've been on the market for a few months. >> and they don't have table games, they're trying to lure the people in with the blackjacks. everyone faces the electronic dealer. >> they're lending themselves to the movie promotions, but they say they're really promoting maryland. they're expecting to generate $100 million a year and creating 350 new jobs. >> i was really, really fortunate to get the job and gladly, i didn't have to look too long for it. >> reporter: the casino operators are betting they'll be able to lure the operators from nearby states. >> reporter: and some of the machines are hot. one person here hit a $5000 jackpot within 20 minutes of this place opening this morning. and sadly, i can report that was not me.
back to you guys. >> well, derek, maybe next time. thank you. and the casino will open daily at 8:00 a.m. and close at 2:00 p.m.. >> a shocking stabbing at a mall. the police are searching for a suspect. the sky eye chopper was over security mall. the victim was a student located at the mall. he was stabbed in the back while leaving and there's no word on his injuries. >> motivated by hate. there a white supremacist is sentenced for beating an elderly black man. >> reporter: well, the 29-year- old received 31 years in prison today for the attack on the man and he apologized to him face the face, he says she's haunted by the attack. the african american man was fishing with his wife last
august and lockner and two teens kicked him and beat him. the after math was rough on him and his family, he had missing teeth and expensive doctor bills. >> and we'll have more at 5:00. this economy is the topic for this election. americans are ready for a change. >> reporter: president obama is trying to convince americans he's doing all he can to turn the economy around. at the who is, he signed a new jobs bill that brought cheers from the small business owners. >> it was critical we cut taxes. >> small businesses produce most of the new jobs. >> reporter: that may not help the president's party. a poll show that is more americans trust the republicans
to fix done employment. -- fix the unemployment. >> a proposal of the president and those on the otherside of the aisle to raise taxes and theren job creation is the wrong medicine. >> reporter: with the election five weeks away, voters want to know who they can trust to revive the economy. they're not happy with either party. >> and with the party, it's unpoplar. >> reporter: both sides are trotting out their biggest stars, sarah palin and mitt romney are criss-crossing and campaigning. president obama has been working hard for the democrats and now, they're inlisting michelle obama and former president, bill clinton with highier aproof ratings. it may not be enough to convince the voters to get
another chance in november. president obama will do campaigning of his own, he'll talk up his economic policy and raising cash tomorrow in new mexico. we're over the scene right now with sky eye chopper. >> we're at druid hill in north baltimore. this is south of north baltimore. and the call from the firefighters was a vacant building that collapsed and a woman was seen walking in front of the building firefighters with assuming she's burr rid under the debris. they've used a scanner and they can't see heat coming from underneath. we're looking at the firefighters digging by hand to see if they can see if there's a woman buried alive underneath the building.
the building in its entirety collapsed. it's a corner vacant and it came to the sidewalk and it's covering part of lauren street and also part of druid hill. now, the firefighters requested the department of public works to respond and they're bringing heavy equipment and dump trucks and right now, the concern is there may be someone burr rid underneath the debris and the firefighters are trying to get to them. we'll keep you updated. >> and cap tap mike perry, reporting live. let's report on the roads with kristy breslin. >> hi, everyone. still, busy on the roadways. 50 eastbound is heavy from the bay bridge. that's due to the earlier crash. as far as the beltway, plenty of delays on the westside. the delays from 95 to reisterstown road. it will take you 15 minutes to get through the delay and northside, heavy from charles street and york road.
average speed, 26 miles per hour. and that's heavy there on the north eastside. and a crash in towson and york road and stephenson lane and northbound, 29, another accident at route 100 slowing things down and several city accidents. lock raven
at walker and ill rhino and arlington and west pratt. and let's take a live look at baltimore national pike and another look at the topside and greenspring avenue. and new to the area, h.h. greg. browse through the selection of all the appliances in stock every day. the ravens win their first home game and did they lose a key player in the process? >> mark viviano joins us with the latest. [low audio] ray rice suffered an injury in the game this weekend.
an mri reveals a contusion, it's a significant bruise. that's good news that it's not ligament damage, but it's not clear if he'll be able to play when the ravens take on the steelers sunday. as for the game yesterday, far from perfect, and the ravens were happy to
score a win at home. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: the fans flock to the stadium wanting to see a rebound from the loss against cincinnati and looking for a redemption, against the brown, the home team delivered on both. a week after four interceptions, flacco threw to his guys, touchdowns to boldin in his ravens home day brew. >> the energy was unbelievable. it's second to none. and to go out and to have a performance, it feels good. >> and he was the guy on the plays. it worked out the way we drew them up.
there and that's why he ended up getting the touchdown passes. >> and the results were the victory the ravens expected. 24-17 over the browns. >> and they're professionals, too. they watch the films, too. >> beating the browns was expected and the ravens go on the roads to face the steelers and with the fan cam, we asked you, what did the ravens need to do to win in pittsburgh. >> i think that they can. flacco has to connect and rice needs to run the ball. i think we can do it. >> i'm putting my money on pittsburgh. >> what we need to do is tackle the quarterback, hurt them, hurt them. >> again, word from the ravens late, rice has a serious knee bruise and it's unclear if he'll be able to play. harbaugh is meeting with the
media as we speak. back to you for now. and the ravens head back next week to pittsburgh to face the steelers and they're back on wjz-13. you can see the game at 1:00. and the game will be followed by the post game show. mark will have the highlights and reaction and then, it's marty and the bulldog live in canton. big day of football sunday, live on wjz-13. still ahead at 4:00, she's back in the newsen and what the octomom is trying to do to sell her home. also, a wealthy man was found dead. and we'll have the live update where a house collapses. ,,,,,,,
in texas, inproper dress attire keeps two dozen students away from homecoming. administrators said that the dresses were too short and revealing. the girl's parents say they were in good taste and the parents were enraged when the pictures showed the girls wearing the same dresses as their daughters. controversies continue to follow nadia souleman. here's the report. the financial woes for the mother are getting desperate. >> you want to take a picture of octomom, it's $10. >> people pay to take pictures with her. on the lawn, her toddler's -- toys. crib bumpers and supersized strollers.
>> i hope it will last me for all of the kids i'm having. >> reporter: she had six children and went through fertility treatments and got pregnant with eight more and generating head lines. >> she used to wear this around the house. you can see how big it is. >> reporter: she's taken her woes into the spotlight. >> i'm working hard to make a living for my kids. >> it was publicized by her friend and radio personality. they've put items online, also. >> their hope is to raise $10,000. >> it's just a baby step in taking care of the problem. >> reporter: the reality is she needs to come up with more cash than what she hopes to raise with the garage sale. if she doesn't come up with the payment of $450,000 in the next two week, she could lose her
home. >> i don't know how she's going to make that. >> this property owner sparred over the public arrangement. she's saying it's part of a scaled back lifestyle and she's focusing on an auto biography. >> and so far, no publishers have shown interest in her book. a gloomy start to the week on wall street. the dow's been down for most of the day and the dow's down 48 and the s&p down 7 and the nasdaq down 11:00. let's go to new york with more. >> reporter: airline mergers are taking off. south west will by air tran. the buyout gives south west a bigger slice of the market. it's the latest consolidation in the industry. at the end of the week, continental and united will be
the world's largest airline. wpm wants to expand in south africa. they're offering 4 and a quarter million dollars. wpm wanted to expand oversees. and manufacturing is a bright spot in the dark job mark. there's been a gain in manufacturing jobs and about twice the pace of growth in other industries. it's the biggest growth in 16 years. >> and nest lee is going to expand and focus on the growing markets for foods to treat chronic conditions. for more head lines, go to to cbsmoneywatch.com. thousands came out to support the great prostate cancer 5 k. it's part of the
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all right, it got bumpy at noontime. you and the crew went for quite a while. well, that's it, things calmed down and the picture's dry for now and we're dealing with this storm through tomorrow and we're in the weather pattern through most of the week. there's no rain coming down in the city at this point and there's still some on first warning radar.
the heavier rain pushed off through frederick county towards hagerstown and this batch has heavy rain and thunderstorms with it. it's moving off to the in order and on the eastern shore, we have more rain and you can see all the way from the northern parts of eastern shore down to chestertown. it's eased up now and the start south, you can see over the border, there's more rain and more rain in this. it's going to continue. we have flash flood warns until 4:30 and until we saw the heavier rain -- that's in the darker green and because of this pattern continuing. there's a chance for more to occur. here's the situation. the rain moved in yesterday and it seemed heavier at times and the waves will come up from the south and they'll come up from a few passes. and the winds came from the south east and they're out of
the west. and that's because the band has pretty much set up over the appalachians heres. and we have coastal flood warns in effect. and temperaturewise, the temperatures have gone up and we got up to 77 and we're at 75 now. and here's the cooler air at 63 and in the 50s in the mountains. we're not going to change much through the first half of tomorrow. this brings around rain and thunderstorms an it continues to push off to the north east. it will leave us later on tomorrow and the pattern continues. the lows are back in here. it looks dump by dumpy here. we want to show you how much rain and thunderstorms are out here. after this low passes us, it passes to the east and we'll clear out. we may see sunshine and another is coming up in our direction.
most of the day wednesday, the showers will be on the eastern shore and that will spread westward and rounds of heavy rain are possible. we'll have gayle warnings tonight and rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms and that continues into the day tomorrow. we'll go up to 80 degrees tomorrow and we may see the sunshine breaking through and we'll then start to shift the pattern a little bit. if anything comes out, we'll let you know about that. tune in to tonight's lineup. at 10:00, it's a new episode of hawaii five-o and we have a preview of the news tonight. a water taxi makes an historic landing and there's a house collapsed. we'll tell you if anyone was trapped.
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4:00, a residence collapsed near druid hill and lawrence street. and most of the residents collapsed out on to the street. there and firefighters initially received a call from, well, a witness stating that a woman was seen before the collapse walking next to the building. when the firefighters arrived, the adumb was made that the woman could be buried underneath the debris and they called in three or four additional pieces of equipment. >> they cut away the debris. there's new confirmation that anyone is trapped. and the firefighters are working quickly.
>> they're sending equipment to help and they're treating it as if someone's trapped. back to you. hard work by the firefighters. thank you very much. and thank you, wjz for keeping you updated on the story. terrifying moments at new york city's jfk airport after a plane's landing gear malfunctioned. and the entire deal was caught on tape by a passenger. >> this includes the pilot's voice and three dreaded words. >> brace for impact. >> it was tense. >> reporter: it was supposed to go from atlanta to white planes and rerouted to kennedy after the right landing gear was
stuck. >> the other two are down. >> reporter: 60 passengers, a few sobbing and many praying as the flight attentainture peteed, head -- attendant repeated, heads down. >> i'm heading the camera in my phone. i don't know if we're going to slam and go crazy, i'm not looking up. >> reporter: his coworker was across the aisle, he used his camera phone. >> i couldn't keep my head down. the sparks lit up my face. >> reporter: the pilot balanced the jet and eased it to slow it down and safely brought it to a stop. >> reporter: the passengers were hurried off of the plane. filing past the police and specially trained firefighters at the ready and not needed. no fire and no injuries.
>> thank you so much! >> god bless you. >> it was a smooth landing. >> every day is a new day and a fresh start. >> that was dave carlin reporting. they're working to find out what happened. a water taxi slams into a dock in seattle and injured a half a dozen people. >> 78 people were on the taxi when it rammed into a pier yesterday. and it missed the normal berthing place by 100 feet. one was thrown into the water and was pulled out. the passengers were stuck on the vessel for an hour and a half until the patrol came to the rescue. investigators are looking into the possibility that a mechanical failure was to blame there have. a guilty verdict today in virginia.
a man was killed april last year hours after pitching for the angels. prosecutors say that the man that killed him had a blood alcohol limit three times the limit. >> he's facing life in prison. some encouraging news to make the highways safer. fewer than 15,000 people died on the highway in the first half of the year. that's a record low. last year, the fatalities fell 10% over 2008. part of the drop is credited to more motorists buckling up and better safety technology in new cars. there's new tension in the middle east. talks are on the verge of collapsing. >> reporter: israeli settlers cheered as they broke ground on
new homes and the construction could derail peace talks. the work began after a 10 month ban on construction expired over the weekend. and the palestinians have threatened to pull out of the negotiations unless israel extending the ban. and the palestinian president said he wouldn't make hasty decisions and would take a week to make his options. the palestinians oppose the building of the settlements because they believe that the land should be part of a future palestinian state. the president urged the government to extend the ban for months israeli officials are worried it would damage the president's creditability at home. and a spokesperson says that israel is committed to the talks. >> ultimately, through on going intensive and direct negotiations can we hope to
build a better future for the israelis and the palestinians. >> they're the first direct talks in two years americans are shuttling between both sides to keep these latest rounds alive. groups are planning on constructing more homes next week. a panel started the investigation into the gulf oil spill. the panel was appointed after the explosion in the deep water horizon. they'll look at the chemical dispersants and how well the white house reacted to the spill. they'll also examine who was in charge of making critical decisions. and well, another reason to sit down and have dinner with the family. it could help your children to stay drug free. jessica has more. >> a study looked at teens who
have dinners five times a week. the purpose presented the substance abuse use. those who have family dinners are less likely to use substances. they're less likely to get their hands on drugs and alcohol. 72% of teens in the u.s. think that a regular family dinner is important. the number of teens with the family dinners is at about 86 -- 68%. there are flood watches in effect until tomorrow morning. with we have weather and traffic together. >> well, we have heavy downpour and we have light rain. taking a look at the radar, it's very, very quiet and we have storms to the west and heavy showers to the east of us. we'll look around, around
frederick, west of frederick and northern frederick county and washington. down into the martinsburg area, there's heavy thunderstorms and in the low eastern shore, as well. and in baltimore metro, very little happening at this hour. and that's what we have to look at. that's what will move into the area from the south and south west. we'll still look for heavy rains and we have those flash flood watches in effect and coastal flood advisories. they can be highier than normal tides and until the morning, they could produce an inch or more of rain. be careful. never cross a roadway that's got the better running across it six or seven inches of water can take your car away. well, thank you. let's check on the roads now.
hi, denise, hi, everyone. still, busy on the roadways. they're slick and take your time. the beltway on the westside, not much better. and it will take you a good 15, 20 minutes to get through. and average speeds still about 30 miles per hour. northbound, 95, we have a crash at pulaski and southbound 95, that's struggling into whitemarsh and as far as accidents, still a few. and fleet street at south bond. and south arlington at west pratt and we have one in the northbound direction at middletown road. and let's take a live look. you can see the congestion at york road and another one at the westside of wilkens avenue. this is brought to you by h.h. gregg. new to the area and because
through the appliances every day. back to you. >> thank you, kristy breslin. thank you. there's less pain at the pump for drivers in maryland. and the price of gas has dropped. the average price is $2.62. that's ten cents below the average. that number should continue to drop. places are still highier than the average. and right now, you can pay $2.52. and gold and diamond incrusted dune buggies are existing. even the interior is goal crusted. the camera captures the off road experience. the total price tag is more than half a million dollars. not enough sand.
>> does that make it stronger that it's gold, or just flashier. well, it's bling. straight ahead at 4:00, amanda knox is in court and an interview with her mother, coming up. and surviving a half mile beneath the surface. and showers and thunderstorms are remaining and bob's tracking it all on the radar. that's coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
four stepchildren. denise, it happened when a beach police officer heard muffled gunshots coming from the home around this morning and the officers approached the house. the officer exited the home and shot himself. inside were the bodies of his wife and stepchildren ranging in age from 10 to 14. his biological children were unharmed. one of his neighbors said she was with him at a club last night and he was asked to leave for causing trouble. all right, thank you. and the police say his wife had a restraining order against him and they were in the middle of a divorce. the details of jaycee lee dugard's memoir will be released next year. she'll write the book herself. she was kidnapped in 1991 in california when she was 11 years old. an american college
convicted of murder in italy is facing slander charges. she's spent three years in an italian prison for the murder of her roommate. she and her boyfriend allegedly slit her throat after refusing to take part in a sex game. >> we make a choice every day to stay positive. you know, it's disspare or hope that they look at the evidence and if they do that, if they look at the evidence, they'll allow them to go free. >> and some experts in the united states believe she's been the victim of a flawed investigation. a computer worm is on the loose. it's a sophisticated computer worm that rewrites codes and experts believe that the first
target was iran's nuclear facilities and they're trying to rede code the threats. and every day life for the 33 chile minors includes comforts from home. they get three meals a day and ice cream. no down time, they watched movies and they're hoping the new routine will help them hanging on. behind the scenes look as bristol palin tries to dance her way to the top. and coming up tonight, will sarah palin make her front row debut tonight. we're inside the rehearsal at home. this is an et exclusive. they're hoping they'll get
through dancing with the stars. and the quick step is difficult. i know you have to be proper and you're jumping around a lot. think i'm excited about that today. and leaving hollywood to head back. >> and the first dance, you have about three to four weeks and you can break it down and take your time and now, it's a crash course. tonight, they may have pressure of bristol's mother. >> she's got a lot on her plate, she digs in there and she's practicing. they're all such foreign steps to her. >> her biggest battle has been getting over her shyness. >> and i'm coming out of my shell and improving. and lindsey lohan's busy weekend out of jail.
did she behave and secrets from the good wife and which tv shows could face the ax. >> and you can see entertainment tonight here at 7:30 on wjz-13. >> bob has your first updated weather forecast coming up. 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.
we've got rain here and we have had that, a tornado warning which didn't produce tornadoes to the west of us. it's quiet around central maryland and we have a shower in the bay. and the bulk of the rain around the rest of us and across the appalachians. that will continue throughout the next few hours and it looks dry and out to the west of it, most of the activity as you see it, it's moving south to north
and the lower end will swing by tonight. you can still pick up heavy showers and thunder as well. many of the showers can be heavys. and that's why we have the flood watches in effect. take a look at the temperatures around the state. the temperatures warmed up and that's humid air as well dew points are way up. and cooler to the west. and ocean city at 74 degrees. and for all of central maryland, this is a flash flood watch. that means that the conditions are possible. if you get a heavy downpour, you can see the flash flooding and the streaming in the roadways and the western side of the bay, we have a coastal flood advisory. that's perhaps giving you one foot above normal tides. and right now, we have a south west wind around the region and the gusts are stronger and low
pressure over northern georgia. this is what's causing the rain. we've had three or four dry weeks and up the east coast comes the rain. from the gulf of mexico up to new england. you can see it crossing the region today. plenty of rain and a bit of a break now. look at the rain to the south. there's still a good batch of rain and another inch or two is possible. weave the good news is, it's not coming in at once. we're getting a break wand i'll see more of it. by late tomorrow afternoon, it's gone and we'll get into dryer air and we'll see some sunshine. and now, wednesday night, another system coming up the coast and bringing rain and from baltimore south and east along the coast. that could bring moderate rain developing along the east coast from the carolinas towards new england by thursday. and south eastern is the bay and gusting up to 25 knots and the bay temperature up to 74.
we could have heavy rain and still warm. 70s tomorrow and things will clear out and the sun is back up and the temperatures will jump back up to 80 degrees. >> okay. thank you. >> still to come tonight. search for victims and rescue crews on the scene of a north baltimore home collapse. we're live with the coverage. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] mcdonald's new chicken flatbreads. all out awesome combinations of juicy, grilled chicken topped with roasted garlic aioli and a natural four-cheese blend. mcdonald's chicken flatbreads. the simple joy of new discoveries.
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classes and now crews fight to find any survivors. vwi's largest airline and second largest airline could merge. i'm adam may, what this could mean for travelers. >> check in for all these and breaking news, wjz starts right now. desperate search, a baltimore house collapses. tonight crews dig through rubble to find any victims. hi i'm kai jackson. >> and i'm denise koch. mary is off and here is what people are talking about. >> witnesses say they