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this is wjz tv. baltimore. from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now is complete coverage. maryland's news station. hundreds are being evacuated from piddles. live at crews move into the
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area. i am don scotts and i am jessica kartalija. we have breaking news right now. a big break in a major gas main in locus point. hundreds of people have had to leave. we are over the scene. but first, alex is on the ground. >> reporter: well, done, what started--well, don, what started as a construction job is now a major evacuation here. a number of houses have been evacuated and a number of businesses. the largest business is under armor. the people were confused and some didn't know why they were leaving. now, it is not clear how big of a line was puntured her. but, gas can enter buildings and build up, the first responders
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have gone indoors with monitors to find the problems. so right now they say they have found no indications of build up of gas but the line is still spewing out something. some air pressure is being heard here. it maybe a couple of hours before the leak is turned off. a number of streets are blocked up a. don back to you. all right, allen, thank yous. and now we have coverage with jeff long, jeff, what can you see from where you are. >> reporter: well, this should give you a pretty good idea of the magnitude of the response. you can seat the balt more city fire department mobile command unit where the people from the police and fire dent have gathered to manage this
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response. it is very big. we saw a lot of people coming out. people were walking down this direction that we are panning right now and we saw about 25 kids who were always evacuated and they brought their cribs out. a let of people have left the scene. they have either gotten in their cars or driven away or walked further away. i am captain jeff long. back to you. all right, thanks. we are going to follow the news tonight at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. james holmes is going to be charged today with a dudden counts of murder. edward lawrence has the latest in colorado. >> reporter: james hole is being officially charge requested murdering 1 people--charged with murdering 12 people. helms is not expected to--hhole
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helms is not expected to enter a plea. italics like his lawyers are planning on an instanty defense. >> they are going to look at his mental state during the process to see if he can go through it. >> reporter: lawyers are also trying to find out who leaks information about a package that he sent to a doctor that had a notebook with descriptions of an attack. the defense wants anything he sent to be blocked as evidence. 11 people are still in the hospital. edward lawrence. >> under please--please say
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with us for more on the tragedy. so to for more. an investigation is under way where a four-year-old drowned in a pool. the child was pronounced dead at the hospital. the sheriff's office is conducting an investigation. a mountain climber with ties to maryland is found dead in south america. we have pictures of the two we were trying to scale a 20,000 high foot mountain when they fell about 1,000 feet to their deaths. he was working on his phd. ron mattes has more. >> reporter: well, wednesday
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is fred--last day. he is going retire after 31 years. he made his final neighborhood walk. he says he does take some credit for the drop in crime in the city. jessica, back to you. >> ron, thank you. he would like to hike the appalachian trail in his retire. we are starting the workweek with clouds and happiedty and a--humidity and a few showers. will we have more rain later on? bernadette woods is in the weather center. we have had a couple of showers and a couple of thunderstorms coming in from the east. of the storms are not moving--the storms are not moving quickly and they are just scattered about.
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that is what we are going see through out the day. but not just today. we up the chances chances the next couple of days. >> reporter: it is steamy and hot out hire with the sunshine. tomorrow, you know, we are going to have the pop up showers. and then, as the cold front coming out of the great lake states comes in on wednesday, we may have a stormier day a is for sure. but, let's go one day at at time. but after 110 degrees, really what is tomorrows 89 with about 71% humidity. it is not going to be that bad at all for us. now, we are going talk about wednesday and the rest of the week shortly. i am going to throw it back
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inside. thank you, marty. starting today, crews are going work tonight to construct the racetrack for the grand prix. it is from august 31 to september 2. still to come today on wjz, amusement park goers get stuck. >> you stole our idea. what is being sued for millions of the dollars. >> plus we have your first weather forecast. >> coverage continues with jon scott, jessica kartalija and
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it is 81 and cloudy right now. a devastating fire in india claims dozens of lives. at least 32 people have been killed in a drain fire. 25 others are in the hospital being treated by burns. it is believed to be have been copsed by a short circuit. yesterday the roller coaster at six flags in northern
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california stalled trapping riders. the ride was restartedded and then went back wards down the long slope. nobody was hurt but the ride is going to be closed. two tech giants are going head to head in court. apple is suing sam sung saying that the tablets and smart phone are ill league knock offs. apple is asking for $2.5 billion in damages. and still ahead on wjz eyewitness news at noon, bernadette,,
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now, first weather, complete forcast. welcome back, clouds are going try to breakthrough the sunshine at times today. a few people have already seen is the sun out there. but some are seeing rain. look at the radar, you can see is the scattered showers and thunderstorms just really all over the place. and that is going to be how it is today. so, it is going the be a hit or miss. if you doe get under one of these, you are going get a
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downpour. last night we started to clear out and then we had fog come in. we had a storm coming from the south and one from the west and now the showers and thunderstorms are popping up again. the winds are out of the southeast and in tends to keep the clouds around where as in land we are going to have sunshine return. some of the temperatures are going to be higher out west. 81 in baltimore and it is muggy out there. still, we have the heat in the middle of the country. the schooler air is--the cooler air is in the northeast. so we do still have the chance for showers and thunderstorms. one front is moving our way starting today. we have coming up from the south and one coming in where from the
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west. so, scattered showers and thunderstorms today. again so going through tonight and tuesday. but notice the western front does not clear us until tuesday so we are going to have the chance soft showers--chance of showers and thunderstorms on wednesday as well. tonight, 69 for the low and then tomorrow, similar to today and we are going to be upper 80s, no extremes in that sense with a shower or thunderstorm possible. but then we are going to try to warm it up later on this week. five day coming up. thank you. and still to come, how important prostate exams here. >> hear the top stories on at this hour for the updated first weather forecast. >> and here now a look at today's midday stocks.
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mitt romney is in pole land for his third and final stop on the trip. he was also in israel. here is the latest. >> reporter: mitt romney got a
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warm reception in poland. this is the final leg of his three country overseas tour. the republican white house hopeful is trying to bolster his foreign policy consider den shalls. and--credentials. president obama met with polish leaders last year all though [ indiscernible ] refused to neat with limb. mitt romney wrapped up his visit with a fundraiser. he compared the jewish state to the palestinian territory. he made headlines over the weekend expressing support forrize railly military action. >> we stand withize ryal.
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>> democrats say that the republican does not have what it takes to be president. >> i think he has shown since hoe's been out of the country that he lacks the experience and the preparation to be able to be the commander and chief. >> reporter: president obama hits the campaign trail later today in new york. the reports said to that the president has asked former president bill clinton to play a big roll. he is going to place his name into nomination. if the psa test went away, free times as many men might be fighting for their lives. scientists looked back at the 1980s and looked at the test
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results. new stud d finds a link between men explosioned to high magnetic field levels during pregnancy to overweight children. those exposed to high fields before they were born were 69% more likely to be over weight. check back in with us today at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. right now we are following the breaking news downtown. >> the suspect in the largest mass shooting ever in the u.s. is beginning to learn the charges against him today. more today at 4:00. that is right afterdr. phil. >> and please stay with us, your if you have copd like i do, you know how hard it can be to breathe and what that feels like. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
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welcome back. we are starting to see a little sunshine. here is marty. >> reporter: i could use some shade out here right now. in the sun and the two tv lights, with this, this is the stupidest idea i have had for a long time. a chance of showers tomorrow, spotty, isolated at times. wednesday, maybe a stormier day, though. thursday and friday are looking
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okay. 92 and we are getting hotter. i don't want to ring the bell on a great saturday yet. we are going call it partly sunny and 92. now back inside. all right, thank you. at 10:00 we are going to have hawaii 50. finally this noon, it is not so easy to find a hotel room in london. one taxi driver is letting people sleep in the back of his taxi for $75 a night. it is marked in front of his house and you can use his bathroom. four people have booked this. >> it looks like a pretty big backseat. >> wow. was she showing it how works? >> maybe she was staying the
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