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from sky eye chopper 13, you can see it is having an impact on what is normally a very busy stretch of joppa road. it's a two-block stretch between bel air road and 7 quarts drive. entirely shut down now, in the middle of rush hour. all because of this water main break. >> reporter: inside nottingham dental care, no running water at all, means an empty waiting room and patients. >> without the water, we can't run equipment. so we have to reschedule all afternoon patients. so it's quite a big inconvenience, for myself are for myself, for patients that took off work to come in. >> reporter: the problems all stem from this hole in the ground, caused by a break in a 12-inch pipe, running under joppa road. that break occurred monday night, as the crews did some scheduled work at the towson reservoir. >> some involves were being opened and closed, maneuvered. and that caused a pressure surge in the line, which sent a pressure surge to a pumping station. >> reporter: the effects on the
pumping station caused a widespread water outage monday night. it's now repaired. but the busted pipe remains a problem for some businesses. like optometrist mary ellen paducey. >> patients who need to be able to wash their hands, need to be able to wash hands before touching eyes. make its a little difficult. >> reporter: and regular shampoos are for now out of the question. >> we're making the best of it. we could have closed. they're being great. and we thank them. there's not much we can do. >> back out live, with -- live look from sky eye chopper 13. crews are hoping they can have this water main repaired, sometime overnight, with a goal of being completed, certainly by the morning. ask then after that, the goal would be to come in and have the county department of public
works crews, getting ready to make repairs to some of the damage this water main created to the road here. we're live in perry hall, derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> derek, thank you the. for now, traffic is being rerouted around that stretch of joppa road. updating the breaking news we've been following all evening. a woman shot in east baltimore. as sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene in the 1800 block of abbott court are as police were searching for evidence. it happened just before 4:00 this afternoon. we do not have word on the condition of the victim or any arrests so far. no bail tonight for the woman, a baltimore woman, accused of stabbing another woman to death at a cookout. mary is in the newsroom with more on the fatal confrontation. mary? >> denise, it all started when one woman drove to her ex- husband's apartment. that's when police say 32-year- old latricia gowdy stabbed -- grand a beer bottle and threatened 30-year-old gabrielle smith with it. smith then allegedly pulled out
a knife and stabbed gowdy. she died of internal bleeding. smith is being hold without bail on a second-degree murder charge. back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, mary. police did recover the murder weapon. a $150 million lawsuit against a baltimore county hospital and one of its doctors is now in the hands of the jury. the mont-long case involves a physician once called the best heart doctor in the county. wjz is live at the county courthouse. rochelle ritchie has more on an important question from the jury today. rochelle? >> reporter: well, vic, the jurors started dlntding this morning. and there were already signs they are having a tough time coming up with a verdict. >> reporter: dr. mark midei is having trouble. while practicing at the st. joseph's medical center, as director of the catheterization labs. >> they were treated appropriately and with the
highest regard for their well being. >> reporter: businessman glen wineberg is one of the hundreds of patients suing medei. he is responsible for maryland live casino. he blames medei for leading him to believe he had coronary heart disease. medei has defended has actions from the beginning. >> what i did was what i would want for myself, for anybody in my family. >> reporter: it brings to light, the decision for making what is best for the patient. >> what it shows is any physician has potential malpractice liability if he does or fails to do for a patient what he or she should do. >> reporter: wineberg's attorney claims medei put stents in a man's heart, where they don't think. medei fires back, saying he had already suffered a silent heart attack and may have died if not
for the stents. >> i think what the jury has to decide is, is the harm, what we call, causeally connected. >> reporter: this afternoon, the jury sent a note to the judge saying, we are unable to reach a unanimous decision. some are ready to stop deliberating. >> they will have to decide there is a breach in standard care. i'm rochelle ritchie. wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: rochelle, thank you. st. joseph's medical center is now under new ownership since this lawsuit surfaced. calling in the best in the business. the obama administration is coordinating what it calls a tech surge. to fix the glitches on the healthcare website. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from washington, with more on the fix. >> reporter: the obama administration is calling on this man. jeff zions. a management expert and economic adviser, to lead the healthcare.gov.
they say they are working 24/7 to address the website problems, preventing americans from signing up for insurance coverage. >> a number of very qualified people involved in the process of making improvements, identifying problems, isolating them, and fixing them. >> reporter: according to a new cbs news poll, only 12% of americans say sign up on the new healthcare exchanges is going well. >> reporter: republican lawmakers plan to grill the contractors who worked on the website and the health and human services secretary at upcoming hearings. >> reporter: congressman mike rogers wants to know who dropped the ball am. >> right. why did you spend almost $1 billion on a system that does not work? >> reporter: under the new healthcare law, individuals who do not have insurance by march 31st of next year, will have to pay a $95 fine. senator marco rubio plans to introduce legislation, delaying that deadline, until the white house can prove the website is functioning properly. danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news.
>> now, the white house has said it is willing to be flexible with the march deadline for those having problems signing up. >> hundreds of thousands of dollars in rulery stolen. tonight, state police say they have tracked down the man responsible. police say 42-year-old roy tolbart robbed the ultradiamond store in the outlet shops in queenstown last may. he allegedly wore a fake beard and wig. state police and the fbi were able to identify him as a suspect. 's is being held without bail. frustrations are mowngt for ravens fans fans this month. the season is not going as expected. from restaurants to coffee shops to salons, people across the area are learning more. >> reporter: fans are certainly frustrated as are many of the team members. but the good thing is, the fans say they are not fairweather fans. they're going to stick by the
ravens, regardless of how they're doing. >> reporter: the ravens came back from pittsburgh this week, with another loss. in historic ellicott city. >> i think thatee can turn it around. i think there's still time. but i think that the time is now. >> reporter: lapalapa grill still boasts ravens pride. >> it's sad. but i mean, every good team has their struggles. but i think we're going to pull it out. we got this. >> because it's kind of a whole new team. i think they're still trying to get to know one another, get to know how they play. >> i still have that tiny little bit of faith that they're going to make it. >> as coopers north in baltimore county. >> there's still a big excitement with the ravens. every football game, whether they're home or away, we get a big crowd in here. >> kathy cheek and her friends are celebrating her birthday, ravens style. >> i got the wreath and i got a shirt. and i got a bumper sticker from my car. >> reporter: she's confident the team will make a comeback.
>> we need a front line. but we'll do it. we're world champions. >> looks like they're going through the super bowl slump right now. they lost a lot of good players. it's going to take time to rebuild here, i think. >> reporter: here at yoses street and federal hill, fans testimony me they are standing we their teams. >> they can do better, but they're working on it. hopefully we'll pull it through. >> no. i'm not going to -- i'll never lose faith. you know, i'm a ravens' fan pie heart. >> i'll haggle with them, no matter what. my boys are going to do good. they're coming back. >> they're going to turn it around. i hope and pray they will. but i think they will. >> reporter: i have to tell you guys, a lot of people in purple today. and it's only tuesday. now, the good news is, for all of us who have been sitting on the edge of our seat ask don't have finger nails anymore, no game it sunday. we have two weeks. it's a bye. ravens play the following sunday. they have a lot of time to
prepare. we're live in north baltimore tonight. wjz eyewitness news. >> so the team and the fans need a break. it's i a good time to have one. >> jessica, thank you. we just heard is from some of the fans. we want to hear from you as well. what are your frustrations with the ranks this season? we heard if some of you. responses later this hour. gray skies, matching the gray hull of a pair of south korean naval ships, docked. calm day in the patapsco valley state park, ellicott city, leaves are really starting to change color. and a live look outside now. wow. what a sunset. ends up being a fairly nice day, actually. bob turk is in the first warning weather center. tracking weather coming our way. >> it never stays the same. that's for sure. let's take a look at temperatures now. 60 degrees, after a high of 64. down to the sout of us, a little warmer.
out to the west, a little colder. oakland is only 41 now and there are shower the developing way down across portions of senior north carolina. so a little doubt for whether we'll get hutch of this. but there is a chance it will spread of the eegz. in -- east of the region. it may rain. but it will get chillier an that. -- after. that we'll look at that. a howard county group is pushing swapping sodas. they asking major companies like coca cola to dump the marketing of sugar. >> reporter: they said they want companies like coca cola to market more of their healthier drinks to kids. but coca cola tells me they do. and it's not right to single out just beverages. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: a short ad, with a
big message tuesday, reading happiness doesn't come in a red can, obesity does. people seem to be swapping coca cola for healthier drinks. it calls for the beverage giant to change the way they advertise. >> these sugary drink ads reach our youth and greatly increase their sugar intake. >> coke makes healthier drinks. but they do very little to advertise them. >> reporter: early ther year, coca cola began changing some of their ads, pitching healthier drinks. a spokesman says, we've seen the video and believe it is unfair to single out just beverages. we do marketing around 100-blow calorie beverages. and taking the new ad to you, soda and nonsoda drinkers weigh in. >> in it's important. >> and the statistics isn't
sugar coated. doctors say every time you add a sugary drink to their meal, it increases health problems. >> we have an obligation here to make our kids better, not worse. >> new ads like this aren't the way to do it, telling you, you can be healthy and enjoy a soft drink as part of a healthy lifestyle. and figuring out one product is clearly the wrong message to send. and coca cola ads are also part of the conversation to address obesity. as for those ads, they're going to be running on sufficient stations, as well as poibses, starting at the end of this month and through number. the full-length, 90-degree spot, can be viewed on our website, cbsbaltimore.com. check the headlines section and click on the link. still ahead. minutes of terror. can you please send a police dog here. there's a kid with a gun. 911 calls after a deadly school shooting in nevada as
police try to determine a motive. many of them graduated from the naval academy. and now, the blue angels will be returning to town. i'm mike schuh, the story next. a 7-year-old maryland girl, seriously injured, by her mom's suv. i'm mary bubala. details of what happened just ahead. first frost of the fall on the horizon. hard to believe with that beautiful sunset. bob has the updated first warning weather forecast coming up. ,, what are you doing? we're switching car insurance. why? because these guys are the cheapest. why? good question.
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partly cloudy. 60 degrees in central maryland right now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. a 7-year-old montgomery county girl is fighting for her life tonight, following a tragic accident. mary is joining us now with this story. mary? >> denise, police say the girl's mom hit her with her suv, as she was making a quick trip to the grocery store. and her daughter must have tried to come with her. >> reporter: the montana count -- montgomery county collision often responds to roadways, not driveways. but they went door to door, asking residents what they may have heard or seen along this stretch of concrete. >> it's shocking. totally shocking. >> reporter: police say the mother was backing out of her driveway in a mercedes suv
similar to this one, when she hit her 7-year-old daughter, at about 9:15 sunday night. the 41-year-old mother told police she didn't hear nor feel a thing. >> that mother must be devastated. >> reporter: this neighbor said the mother banged on her door, once she realized what happened, asking for help. >> she is this very, very pretty girl. >> reporter: a family member and the girl's 16-year-old sister visited the house monday afternoon. the two talked with police, went inside, and then left. >> so your life just changes. everything is great. and then something totally unexpected happens, turns your life upside down. >> reporter: police say the mercedes was equipped with a rear view camera, but say the mother may have recently disabled it for a state driver's test. >> she has to live with this memory for the rest of her life. >> reporter: police impounded mom's suv as part of the investigation. her 7-year-old daughter remains hospitalized in critical condition tonight.
denise. >> thank you, no charges have been filedded. looking into how three maryland teens were able to get dozens of boxes of ammunition. it was apparently stolen from a trailer in anne arundel county, being used in a training exercise. police pulled over three teens, with 70 boxes of ammunition, along with burglary tools. the tsa is trying to determine if proper protocols were followed. blue angels will soon be flying high in the sky again. navy said it is bringing the popular program back. as mike schuh explains, you'll see them fly over maryland. >> reporter: here in annapolis, they're considered the world's premiere demonstration flight team. five months ago, when politicians couldn't agree on funding the government and the cuts known as sequestration kicked in, they were grounded. no joy that the graduation air show was canceled. it's been three years since
they last performed here. two years ago, an improperly performed maneuver and practice led to a safety standdown. and last year, the graduation date was moved and the team was already booked. now the show must go on, much to the delight of lindsey shepis. >> they're amaze happening. it's amazing to watch. i got to see a lot of photos. a guy i -- babysat for is an angel. >> neil gusman is an army journalist. >> i'd love to see them. i'd love to bring my kids down. visix kids, but two still at home. i'd love to have my kids see them. >> reporter: simon says this is one of the few times, civilians can hear what it's like to be in combat. >> to see these things and to be close up and for it to be a show and be enjoyable is great for everybody. >> reporter: during their upcoming season, the blue angels will not only visit here
at the naval academy. but they also will come to baltimore. in anapol i, mike schuh issue wjz eyewitness news, back to you on tv hill. >> the blue angels will be in annapolis in may for commissioning. and baltimore in september, for navy week, during the star- spangled spectacular. >> it's on my to-do list. >> i'll watch you and cheer you from the ground, vic. >> they are amazing. let's take a look at weather. we've got clouds. south of us, a beautiful afternoon. turns into a pretty nice evening. temperature-wise now. we dropped a little to 60. still pretty pleasant out there. the barometer holding steady. come back and take a look at a chance of showers overnight ,,,,
60 degrees. with generally clear skies here. 63 with clouds southeast of us. ask cool spot to the west of us. oakland, 41. and if you're in garrett county and in frostburg, you probably will be able to see your first snowflakes of the season, tomorrow afternoon, tomorrow night, maybe on thursday as well. as some cold air moves in. that's the primary. just a little skinny area of some of those high elevations may see a little bit of wet snow the next couple of days. 60 here. 61. on kent island. and rock hall. and 57 up in westminster. 64, 42 today. average now, 65, 43.
and the records, 85. and 31 back in 1952. right now, we have a west wind, rather light. tomorrow, the winds go back to the north. bring in chillier air. now, to the southeast of us, we have precip, some rain. georgia, carolinas. most of it is moving offshore. so it's going to be a little difficult to get us into the baltimore region. however, there's another weak system coming from the west. so in between, we might get some rain here. but looks like we mean also in the ripoff zone. rain in the southeast of us. rain in the mountains. and most of that rain in the mountains is going to be dissipating before it even gets to us. so chance of rain overnight. may see some during the morning hours. then after that, chance of rain passes, skies become partly cloudy. breezy and turning chilly. temperatures tomorrow, only in the low to mid-50s, compared to the low to mid-60s today. so it's going to feel pretty cool, with that breeze blowing up to 20 knots on the bay. and a small craft advisory out
there tomorrow. bay temp, still in the mid-60s. sunrise, on a chillier day, 7:25. overnight tonight, clouds increase late tonight. maybe a little rain developing. for showers by morning. 45, 46 tomorrow. back up in the mid-50s. variably cloudy skies. chilly and a little breezy from time to time. but only in the mid-50s. will make you feel chilly. so dress for a cooler day than we've seen recently. >> i'll do it. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. a new campaign to make teenaged drivers safer. i'm meghan mccorkell of perry hall, with the five rules every parent needs to know. international mystery. new twist surrounding this little girl, found in a gypsy settlement in greece. could she be an american? could she be an american? facing a judge, why grammy ,
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the gun from his home. now, police are releasing the frantic 911 calls for help. teresa garcia reports with more. >> reporter: chaos and fear can be heard on emergency calls made during monday's shooting. >> 911 emergency. >> students at sparks middle school. can you please send police down here. there's a kid with a gun. >> officers were on the scene in three minutes. >> we're inside the cafeteria, where the students have been huddled. so they're safe here. we're looking for the shooters now. >> reporter: about 700 were starting the school day, when a classmate opened fire. teachers scrambled to get students inside. >> we had a gun pointed at them. so we're locked down on the building. >> police say as many as 30 children witnessed the violence. >> i got a dude down that has been shot. >> copy. teacher down. >> teacher down. >> reporter: the boy shot and killed two students and shot a popular 8th grade teacher,
michael lansbury, and then fatally shot himself in the head. >> we have a guy with a gun. down with a headshot wound. >> the shooter made a chilling remark to his classmate. >> he pointed to us and then said, you ruined my life. and i'm going to ruin yours. >> reporter: police say the boy got the gun from his home. teresa garcia, wjz eyewitness news. >> police say the parents of the juvenile shooter are cooperating with investigators, and they do not plan to identify the boy, out of respect for his grieving family. grammy award-winning singer and songwriter, selo green appears in court, pacing -- facing charges. >> reporter: denise, a woman says selo green slipped ecstasy in her drink during a dinner date. then he sexually assaulted her at her hotel room. prosecutors did not charge him with rape, saying there was not enough evidence, but he is
being charged for allegedly giving the woman drugs. and green could potential leface up to four years in prison if convicted. back to you. >> all right. thank you, mary. green pleaded not gety to the charges against him. new developments in the mystery sounding a young girl, found living in a gypsy settlement in greece. a u.s. family is among dozens who think that the child, known as maria, could be their daughter. alphonso van marsh reports for wjz with more. >> reporter: a greek children's charity says it has identified eight missing children from around the world, who could be the girl known as maria. the smile the child charity has been caring for maria since police arrested, then charged a man and woman with kidnapping her. a kansas city couple says maria strongly resembles their daughter, lisa irwin, who was taken during a home invasion in 2011. they've contacted greek authorities with an image of how lisa may look today. however, lisa would only be about 3 years old now.
the greek charity says maria is closer to 5 or 6. a greek prosecutor says a child psychiatrist and language translator will speak with maria to learn more about where she's from. police became suspicious because maria looks nothing like the people in the room, a room where the egyptian found her. >> she said here in greece, there are rumors that romas steal children and send them to beg on the streets. the accused couple admit they adopted maria illegally, but deny they are involved in child trafficking. alphonso van marsh, wjz eyewitness news remember. >> at least one greek school administrator says roma children are skipping classes, fearing that police will come and take them away. santony's supermarket will close its doors for good, later tonight. the owner of the highlandtown fixture. the mayor disputes that the tax is the sole reason the store is
closing. according to reports, several national and local chains have expressed interest in taking over the sight. an investigation is under way right now, into a truck accident in howard county. sky eye chopper 13 is over route 108 in, clasville. and a short time ago, you can see that they knocked out a train and power paul. -- pole. no word on the impact of this loss or if anyone was injured. ending teen tragedies on the road. the national high traffic sate a mipistration launches i new program called 5 to drive. meghan mccorkell has more on this new campaign to save lives. >> reporter: four teenagers, killed in a tragic crash on kent island in april. one of the causes, excessive speed. >> it's just shock and disbelief. >> reporter: a young father dies, riding has motorcycle in gambrels. investigators say the 19-year- old driver that hit him was texting behind the wheel. >> he's on the other side. >> reporter: three were in the car when the teen driver
mistakenly went the wrong way down route 50. all three died in a head-on crash. now, federal officials are trying to stop tragedies like those. >> reporter: they've launched a new campaign called 5 to drive. outlining the five rules every parent should have for their teenage driver. >> it's very important that parents set background rules or more importantly, or yellly important, i should say, it's important that parents good role models. >> reporter: no extra passengers, no speed being, no alcohol, and no driving without a seat belt. behavior often seen on the roads. >> it's scary how many people you see driving on the moy and on their phones. >> reporter: young drivers we spoke with say they think the rules are a good idea. >> as a driver being i try to avoid doing those things because obviously it's unsafe. >> reporter: avoiding risky moves to help save lives. >> reporter: and triple a also recommends driving with your teen in more challenging situations like bad weather and heavy traffic.
reporting live, meghan mccorkell, wjz eyewitness news. >> officials recommend drawing up a parent-teen driving contract outlie -- outlining any consequences if they break the rules. time now for a look at the baltimore sun. meet a woman who has taken on the cause of repairing neglected burial grounds and exposing fraudulent cemetery operators. how the terps are struggling to become bowl eligible. and recipes for scary, but tasty halloween-themed foods. for these stories and more, read tomorrow's baltimore sun. and remember to look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. as we showed you earlier, frustrationsioing around town, with the ravens performance. jessica kartalija with more on what you are saying about the team. jessica? >> reporter: well, vic, the ravens are under 500 had late in the season. the first time, under coach john harbaugh that this has happened. many ravens' fans have taken to
twitter and tweeted us as cbs baltimore, to vent their frustration. charles will kins tweets us. he's frustrated with offense, defense, and special teams, not living up to play like a raven. david gourdy says lack of the running game is the most disappointing part of the season. and special forces officer tweets, i'm frustrated with the rushing offense and offensive line and the fact that flacco doesn't know how to throw the ball away. yikes. still want to hear from you. tweet us at cbs baltimore. guys. i don't know. fingers crossed. at least we have a bye. then we'll watch them again take the field. and hopefully it will be a little better. live in north baltimore, jessica kartalija, wjz eyewitness news. >> okay, jessica, thank you very much. ravens next game is sunday, november 3rd, against the browns in cleveland. still to come on eyewitness news. the ipad air. apple reveals the next generation of its popular
tablet. fast-moving flames. is arson to blame for this fast- moving apartment fire? cooler air headed this way. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. and wjz 13 is always on. here are the top stories on cbsbaltimore.com at this hour. for updates on all the day's news, and the updated forecast any time, log onto cbsbaltimore.com. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
arson investigators are looking into a huge fire in an apartment complex in colorado. you can see the fire completely consumed the building. several cars were also destroyed. now, no one was hurt. but officials do suspect it was started by arson. a potentially deadly mosquito is now in southern california. the invasive species has been found in a dozen states and the health risks are troubling. bigad shaban has more on the latest infestations for wjz. >> biologist jody holman is working to eradicate. she's collected more mosquito airgs than she can count. >> as many as 192 eggs trapped there all week.
>> you found 192 eggs in just one trap? >> yes. >> and you have about 150 traps? >> that's correct. >> reporter: the white-spotted mosquito like to need on humans and and can transmit yellow fever and dengy. holman found at least 50 in her front yard. now, one has been discovered 10 miles away in fresno. so biologist tim phillips is leading a crew to warn residents. >> the nightnair is that it gets established. and we have locally transmitted disease. >> do you have any guarantee that you'll be able to stop? >> no, there is no guarantee. >> reporter: the mosquito has infested communities in at least 12 states and d.c. clovis resident, mercedes hern hernandez said her son came home with bites as the mosquitoes started popping up.
>> it's disturbing. i'm not going to have any peace of mind being outdoors. >> reporter: so far, none have tested positive for deadly diseases. but the potential has holman hoping for a bitter winter, which could kill off the pests as early as possible. >> the '80s mosquitoes are blamed for infecting at least 18 people with dengy last month. mcdonald's is changing its henue to dollar and more. it will add two more priced tiers. tell be rolled out nationally in early november. apple unveils its next generation of ipads. and a new generation of the ipad mini. the fall product took place. apple introduced a thinner, lighter ipad with a faster chip. it is now called the ipad air.
the min segetting an upgrade with cleary, sharper picture. apple is facing stiff competition in the battle over the tablet marketplace. >> it is certainly a battle. scott pelley has ripreview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. was she adopted or kidnapped? we're going to investigate the mysterious children found among the gypsies, tonight, on the cbs evening news. and here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,
we could be soon in store for our first cold spell of the season. live look outside now. another pleasant october evening. although some clouds may be rolling in. bob turk is in the weather center with the update the first warning five-day forecast and what we can expect tomorrow. a chance we may see some rain developing late tonight, early in the morning. it's possible may see a little rain. best chance will be here and south and east of the region. particularly in delaware. in the 40s to mid-50s by afternoon. we do expect to see some clearing by then. and the next five days. chilly temperatures. only low 50s, thursday and
friday, back in the 30s for lows. and a good chance thursday and friday night of frost in the north and west suburban areas. 56 saturday. 59. partly cloudy skies here on sunday. vic? >> thanks, bob. week 8 of the nfl season is almost here. and the picks are coming in for the wjz pro football challenge. don scott is at cbsbaltimore.com to update this weekend's standings. a familiar theme is emerging at the top of our bobblehead leader board. i remain in the lead through 7 weeks with a score of 70. right behind me, shorts director mark viviano, with 59 points. and jessica cartial is third with 68. not too far behind, mary bubala, and meteorologist chelsea ingram, both with 67 points. followed by meteorologist tim williams with 66. and while the season may be well under way, you can still sign up for the 2013, pro football challenge. to compete, go to cbsbaltimore.com, and click the link on our home page. you, of course, must be over 18 to play. the contest runs through the
regular football season. and it's just one entry per person. and you'll be competing with people nationally for the prizes. so come here to cbsbaltimore.com. and sign up now. i'm don. looking great. going into week 8. scott. back to you. >> thank you, don. still to come on eyewitness news tonight. joe flaccos and the ravens get exfrarest as they reach the bye week. but there's plenty of work to be done. be done. >> mark has ,,,,,,
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well, a week of rest for the ravens. mark is here with the wjz ports report. it's like getting your midterm before spring break. bhie week will start tomorrow after practice. coaches and players going through intense meetings meetings and analysis with extra time. three wins and four losses. ravens aren't doing as well as they would like. how about quarterback joe flacco. he's had his share of challenges in the seven games. flacco has been difficult by some of the roster changeover. anquan boldin is gone. tight end, dennis pitta is hurt. flacco is flowing the ball to a group of younger, less experienced players. and his offensive coordinator, though, says he likes how
flacco is handling the transition. >> he's been working through with some new guys. new faces. i think that process is going along well. and every think day. we got better today. a little better. and a lot of it is because of him. he's really, i think, done a good job of developing a ra port. and you're going to see him continue to grow and get better. that was ravens' offensive coordinator, jim caldwell. yards per completion. he is on pace to have his lowest yardage, and most interceptions from his rookie year. november's first game, november 3rd at cleveland. no reason not to like joe flacco. at least he's in better standing than at least seven other quarterbacks who made the forbes top 10 list of most disliked players in a fans survey. eagles quarterback michael vic was quoted number 1 most
disliked. and steelers qb ben roethlisberger. he is the fourth most disliked player in the league. a two-time super bowl champ among ravens nemesis. coming from his prior off field problems. patriots qb, tom brady is on the list -- 8th least liked. so seems like some are shared leaguewise. randy edsel likes his quarterback. but he's not sure if cj brown will be the starter if the terps play clemson in college park. brown started past saturday, but ended in the sidelines second half. brown apparently suffered an injury in the lost at wake. but edsel is not saying what this injury is, only that it's not related to the the concussion that brown suffered two weeks prior. brown and row are listed as costarters. maryland meets clemson at birds stadium saturday, in the homecoming game at 3:30. back to business for
baseball. tomorrow night will be the start of the 2013 world series. st. louis cardinals got in the workout before heading to boston. game 1 at fenway parks tomorrow night. but the late october weather in massachusetts could pose a challenge. wednesday night forecast for fenway park. 50% chance of rain. temperatures dipping into the 30s. so it will be a little bundle up baseball. but we're used to that in world series,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
a local team to-- thome to tonight's local drama, ncis. >> here's the thing. the name you gave me, victor cartoff, his dad, ivan, basically runs organized crime in east baltimore. >> hey. character anthony denozza returns to baltimore. and his roots as a city police officer, while investigating the death of a petty officer. see how the investigation ends on tonight's episode at 8:00, here on wjz. and then at 10:00, stick around for an all-new episode of the hit drama, person of interest, followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. tonight, obamaed care to the emergency room.
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