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,, bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes. that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust.
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a baltimore county man is charged in the disappearance of his wife. the prosecutors will prove he's a killer even though a body hasn't been found. >> i'm jessica kartalija. >> and i'm don scott. it was a case that grabbed the head lines, a baltimore county man charged with killing his wife four years ago. wjz is live in towson. mike hellgren has the latest on the highly emotional trial. >> reporter: good afternoon, jessica and everyone. and several witnesses testified this morning as the prosecution builds the case. one of the most significant is a police officer on the stand right now, he wrote the initial missing person's report and he said he was told that the man
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and his wife were going through a divorce and he provided a contact number and address of another man she was seeing. he's on trial for murdering his wife, tracey, the case is unusual, her body hasn't been found, one of few such cases tried in maryland." >> the defense is that the state can't prove beyond a reasonable doubt there was a murder and much less that my client was guilty. >> reporter: tracey disappeared five years ago, she was heading to a motley crue concert in washington, d.c. and never made it. the police found the video of her car ten days later and she was gone without a trace. her case was profiled nationally. >> and i wanted to find her and i'm prying the whole time, don't let me be the one to do it. >> reporter: her husband dennis
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was arrested last year. his trial was supposed to last two weeks. >> reporter: the prosecution is going to place video surveillance in court day. they've been having difficulties trying to play that for the jury this morning. reporting live in towson. mike, thank you. the jury is made up of seven women and five men. a string of fatalities has police urging everyone to be careful. >> reporter: most of the cases, the police say that the pedestrians may be to blame. early sunday morning, a car hit two 26-year-old men in montgomery county and a few days before, a 28-year-old woman was killed while crossing that road and time and time again, the pedestrians are jaywalking in high traffic areas.
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12 have been hit and killed in montgomery county so far this year, including one late last night on i-270. eight of those were caused by pedestrian errors. and thank you, they're asking people to walk smarter especially at night. and we're following breaking news in baltimore city. cap tap mike perry has more. >> reporter: a pickup truck has overturned. this occurred a short time ago, you can see the fire officials cleaning up from where it overturned. it's not clear how it happened at this point. two plane -- lanes are blocked. you can't get around the scene, but expectty lays. -- expect delays. the parents of a baltimore teen are looking for answers after their son was killed.
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the parents of a 19-year-old say it's taken days to get the basic information. a week ago, an officer collided with the car he was driving in. he's a former police officer and he works for the annapolis force now. and four young men are recovering after they were stabbed at the university of maryland college park's bar. it was around closing time last night. the fight spilled into the street and they were stabbed outside of another bar. no arrests are made. the man charged at fort hood texas will face his accusers today. as we report, a lot of people have been waiting for this day. >> reporter: in this courthouse on the base grounds, the shooter is sitting a few feet
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from his victims the military calls this a civilian grand jury proceeding. >> just has been frustrating. and i'm glad we're finally to this point because the process needs to continue. >> reporter: her husband was among the dead last november 5th and he was an army psychiatrist, he's charged with 13 counts of murder and 32 counts of a premeditated murder. >> and i've gone through the bad phases of the grief process, it's a long way to go. >> reporter: the security is tight especially when he's escorted in and out of the courtroom. the media is kept from looking at him. he's still in a wheelchair and paralyzed from the waist down after being shot.
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one of the officers was injured and is expected to testify. and the hearing will last three weeks and will determine whether or not hasan will have a full trial. he could face the death penalty. and the military judgen't whats to hear from all 32 of the wounded in the attack. and hasan lived in maryland for his training. and anticipation is building in chile as the crews are bringing the miners to the surface. the first miner should reach the surface today. they should be pulled to safety one by one. they've been put on a special diet and they'll be wearing special compression socks. there's very precise
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protocol for the treatment of the miners. [ indiscernible ] each trip will take 20 minutes and it will take 48 hours to pull all to the surface. and since the rain, it's gotten prettier. that's coming from a month tour in canada and the great lakes. that will participate in the great race, what a pretty sight. full sails. >> we're back here live with the weather coverage. marty bass under full sail in the out back and bernadette woods. good afternoon, don and everyone out there. we'll go to the first warning doppler radar. we have the showers and thunderstorms around are now leaving us, they're moving off of the mid-atlantic coast and that's almost gone. there's a chance for showers and thunderstorms as we head throughout the day and most of the storms are out of here.
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this is the graphic we 'showing you as the storm departs. this is going to make its way into the region, right now, we're hanging on for one more day and temperatures are on the rise. something else we need to talk about and for that, we'll send it to marty bass. well, thank you, bernadette and good afternoon, everyone. we'll go back to the convergence zone, the western end of it. there's the yucatan peninsula. that's paula. she's just kind of hanging. if you look at the spaghetti models, that's hanging. and for the most part, paula will meander around the area and around the yucatan peninsula and doing a few lazy circles. and there's still no real definitely final conclusion to the track of paula, however, the general thinking is -- it's not going to be a huge threat
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to the united states and if it breaks out north east, there are a few factors inhibiting it. and that will spread from the showers and the south east and south west of florida. there it is right there with a few weeks left of the hurricane season and the beat goes on, paula, a hurricane in the yucatan peninsula and other than that, the tropics are calm. man, it's gorgeous, get out and enjoy this day. bernadette woods, shortly, will have the details on the turn towards fall. now, back inside. marty, thank you. the things are returning to normal after a water main break in baltimore county. the break knocked out power to a hundred homes. and it tied up traffic for the morning commute. and the road is still closed and crews hope to have it open by the afternoon rush hour.
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a big national honor for the university of maryland marching band. [ cheers and applause ] >> they won a prize for their rendition of "hawaii five-o" and their script of book em, dan know --danno. and last month, this happened at the m&t bank stadium against navy. and two big wins. >> and what a great day, we'll go out and talk to them in a little bit. that will be fun. still to come another noon, a vaccine controversy. a case could lead to a flood of lawsuits who claim their
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children were hurt by vaccinations. and we'll tell you details about a device from microsoft. and we'll take another live look outside at this terrific tuesday. what a beautiful shot outside. how long will this nice weather stick around? you won't want to miss the forecast, next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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two parents claim that a vaccine triggered health problems in their daughter. the parents want the supreme court to allow them to sue the manufacturer. and drugs claim they need to go to a drug court. if the court sides with the parents, it could lead to a flood of lawsuits against the vaccine makers. microsoft wants to give the iphone a run for its money into the smart phone market. they'll have an iphone look and feel. and it's easy to access and a
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viewer game choice. still ahead on wjz-13 eyewitness news at noon, take a live look outside and stay tuned there, bernadette woods welcome back with the first warning weather forecast. first, a look at what's happening in the inner harbor and today's midday stocks followed by the full match numbers. ,,,,,,,,,,,, eaks to send jobs over seas.
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,,,,,,,,,,,, i think we need tax breaks to send kids to college. so i worked for a $2,500 tax credit to help pay for college. fought to get pell grants expanded and insisted that college loans go directly to kids instead of through banks. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message. because it's not about the next election, it's about the next generation. right? yeah!!!
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77 in baltimore, here's the storm, it's hanging around throughout the warmer hours and the chance of a shower and thunderstorm -- and it will die down and tomorrow, we'll have dry air on top of us and cooler air, that's until another storm comes our way thursdays. this is coming from the south and picking up moisture along the way and the clouds come in and rain could be heavy at times and the winds will pick up and it will be cooler when the storm makes its way through and friday, when it pulls out of here, the chilly air will stick around until the weekend.
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and hurricane winds, 75 miles per hour and at this point, moving to the north, northwest and the forecast keeping it down across the gulf throughout the forecast. and the time frame is stacking up and this is what marty showed you, the spaghetti model taking it in different directions and there are a lot of questions with the storm. it may not get picked up by the next storm system and that's what would enable it to stick around for the next few days now. and if it picks up, it will be pulled to the south east. the forecast for us today, a chance of a shower and thunderstorm, getting up to 81 degrees and tonight, we'll cool it down into the 40s and tomorrow, we'll be much cooler and 68 degrees for the high. much more seasonable for this time of the year. still, sunshine and then the rain comes in on thursday. and we'll have the five day coming up. and still to come at noon,
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an atlanta mane was the first person to undergo a highly debated treatment. >> and wjz is always on for some of the stories you're following. for constant updates, go to [ male announcer ] martin o'malley sworn in.
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inherits a billion-dollar surplus, low unemployment. o'malley signs the biggest tax hike in maryland history. raids chesapeake bay fund to cover spending. gives raises to top aides. business climate ranks 45th worst in the nation. now 200,000 jobs lost. o'malley covers up jobs report that proved maryland's economy stalled. if re-elected, o'malley will raise taxes again. whether he does, is up to you.
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a patient in atlanta had a recent spinal cord injury and the researches hope that they'll release the pounds released and the stem cells were taken from embryos leftover. >> women can lower than chance of breast cancer. regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight and drinking less alcohol can help about 15% of all post men pause -- menopause sal women have a presis pow -- and halloween's coming up, if your costume include colored contact lenses, we have a health watch you won't want to miss. that's after dr. phil. stay with us.
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,,,, i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. his past attacks have been called deceptive, his new attack, false. harris voted for deregulation increasing our electric bills by 72% it's not surprising, harris always sides with the big guys. he opposes cracking down on wall street and supports tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas. harris even opposed making big insurance cover cancer screenings. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us.
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bob ehrlich says he wants to fix maryland. but he increased state spending by record amounts. ehrlich raised $3 billion in taxes and fees... including property taxes... and a 40% increase in college tuition. and now he's made over $1 billion in new promises... with no plans to pay for them... except for cutting education. cuts that will lay off teachers and increase class sizes. that's not a budget. and bob ehrlich's not the kind of leader... we can trust. tomorrow, supny -- sunny and 68. chilly, windy friday and 59, fall like this weekend and saturday and sunday, 63 and 65 degrees.
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and four minutes until the convertible top goes down. marty, thank you. don't miss the prime time line upat 10:00. it's "the good wife" and eyewitness news at 11:00. thank you for watching eyewitness news. >> i'm jessica kartalija. and i'm don scott. >> and i'm bernadette woods for, [ man ] no huddle. they've got -- [ static ] [ male announcer ] are pixilated pictures, frozen images and weather-related glitches part of your regular tv schedule? time to switch to verizon fios. it delivers 100% fiber optics straight to your home, for the best picture quality, and more hd... not to mention internet rated #1 in satisfaction, speed and reliability 4 years in a row. upgrade to fios tv, internet and phone for just $99.99 a month for one year... call now and we'll include this unbeatable bonus...
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