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now it's complete coverage, it's >> kathleen sebelius faces congress again about healthcare.gov. >> what she's saying about the team of experts working to finish the repairs. >> good afternoon, i'm don scott. and i'm jessica kartalija. the second grilling today the point person for the obama care website is back on capitol hill, facing questions about the fixes it still needs while the president heads to dallas to do some damage control. it's danielle nottingham reporting. >> reporter: kathleen sebelius is facing another congressional grilling, answering more questions about healthcare.gov. >> this is unacceptable. it has been disappointing to hear members of the administration say they didn't see the problems coming. >> reporter: today she focused on improvements. technicians are making progress every day. >> in the first few weeks,
users had to wait an average of eight seconds for pages to load. today it typically takes less than a second. republicans argue that the problems go deeper. one of the biggest issue is the security of private information consumers have to enter on the website. >> not only can millions of americans not log in successfully, but those who have succeeded can now find themselves at the mercy of identity thieves. >> reporter: the obama administration has promised to release enrollment numbers next week but a house committee has subpoenaed the numbers for this week. >> the head of the senate finance committee said last april he foresaw the affordable care act as a huge train wreck. baltimore county police say
three men appear or the targeting students. ron is live in the newsroom with the details. >> reporter: two students were robbed in separate incidents over a period of two days on burke avenue near the university's campus. sunday night a student was stabbed several times and robbed of his cell phone. both schools have alerted the student bodies and police have stepped up the patrols in the area. the victim of sunday's attack remains hospitalized with serious injuries. jess, back to you. >> the victim of the most serious attack has not been able to give police detailed descriptions of the suspects just yet. a big marijuana bust in pasadena. august us stone is facing drug charges. 100 marijuana plants were confiscated, found during a raid monday morning.
the plants are valued at $125,000. it was election day in annapolis yesterday. the mayoral race is too close to call. at the moment, the republican challenger is ahead. there are 300 absentee ballots which will be counted tomorrow along with some from a broken voting machine. we're enjoying seasonal temperatures across central maryland. outside right now mostly sunny and chilly. wjz live. and chelsea ingram is in the first warning center. we're all sweeping leaves. >> we are, especially with the winds. check out the current temperatures. we are warmer than we were yesterday. some of us nearing the 70- degree benchmark. today will be the warmest day
of the week because the next system is being a little bit more progressive than we originally had expected. we're sitting at six in easton. and 65 at bwi marshall. and we're running from 3 degrees to 18 degrees warmer than this time yesterday. take a look at our temperatures nationally. if you look out west in the upper plains and the northwest. we have cool air headed our way. and we're not going to get as cool but temperatures will be changing. let's go out back to marty with the details. >> reporter: hi, everybody. let's take a look at first warning doppler radar. you can see the dip in the jet stream where the cold temperatures are starting to come down to the lower 48 and move south and east. well out ahead of the front we have shower activity which will be here tomorrow as the new air mass comes through and settles over the area. it may be more of a morning,
midday, and afternoon deal with possibly a sunset for us. and breezy conditions as we move through the night. and clear but chilly as we move through the weekend. how much so? meteorologist chelsea ingram will have the details coming up shortly. in the pump watch report, gasoline prices continue to fall. the national average is now at the lowest it's been all year. and aa mid-atlantic expects the downward strengthened to continue. a gallon in maryland cost $3.39 r 29 last month. and now it's going for 7 cents less. a year ago we were paying $3.47. he was nominated for a golden glove award and didn't win but chris davis is one of three finalists for the most valuable player award. he led with 53 home runs and
138 rbis. he's up against miguel cabrera and the angels' mike trout. the ravens come home and take on cincinnati. you can see the game against the bengals sunday afternoon at 1:00 live right here on wjz. each year pediatric patients draw their favorite image or character and they are made into ties. any profit goes to the children's center. since 1995, the program has raised nearly a million dollars. they are now available at a joe banks near you. >> ours both have crabs on them. you're wearing yours today. >> blue crabs on a yellow background. wendy yang was the artist.
he's 13 years old. what suspended miami dolphins richie incognito is saying about the fire storm of bullying allegations. a change in the recipe for craft macaroni and cheese? we'll explain. and it's warming up outside and the sun is shining and it's beautiful. don't miss the updated first warning weather forecast. complete coverage continues with don scott, jessica kartalija. and first warning weather ,,,,,,
it's mostly sunny and 65 degrees in central maryland right now. the forecast is coming up. the lax shooting suspect remains sedated and under guard in los angeles. police are piecing together paul ciancia's motive. investigators are revealing a letter he left behind may have mentioned references to the new world order. it also talked about how easy it has to get a gun into the airport. new allegations in the harassment case of a miami dolphins football player. incognito was encouraged to toughen up on his teammate, jonathan martin.
dolphins suspended him for misconduct related to alleged bullying. he made a brief statement yesterday. >> just trying to weather the storm right now and this will pass. >> the association says it will conduct an investigation for all involved. >> reporter: amanda knox's ex- boyfriend is on the stand in italy. tina kraus reports that knox who served four years in prison has not returned for this trial. >> reporter: raffaele sollecito made a plea to give him back a real life. he and his ex-girlfriend, american college student amanda knox are facing the third trial for the 2007 murder of british student meredith kercher. an expert testified that the dna on the knife prosecutors claimed was the murder weapon belonged to knox, not the
victim. that backed up the claim that the knife was a regular kitchen knife. italy's high court ordered a third trial saying the acquittal was full of contradictions. amanda knox is not in court. she told british tv she's too scared to return to italy. >> i was already imprisoned wrongfully. >> he said knox was his first true love and he did not take the accusations seriously at the beginning. >> there'll be another half dozen hearings before the verdict in january. frightened passengers and crew evacuate a plane after a fire at montreal airport in canada. you can see people sliding down the emergency chute while
flames and smoke billow through the air. a luggage loader caught fire. the plane had just arrived from north africa. it's comfort food and hard to find anyone who doesn't lovecraft macaroni and cheese. >> i love it all. except for the microwave stuff. >> still ahead on eyewitness news at noon. it's the nicest day of the week outside. the forecast is 2 1/2 minutes away. here's a look at the stocks and the megamillions numbers. ,,
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we have this feature that's pushing into the ohio river valley associated with the cold front. that's moving in to our neighborhood but not until about thursday morning. and it will get out very quickly so that's the good news. high pressure is in control of the weather. we'll see a quarter of an inch of rainfall from the system. clearing by about lunchtime on thursday and we start to bring high pressure back to the picture and then, of course, much cooler air. how cold will we get and when will it arrive. we'll see the cooler temperatures thursday night and in particular friday morning and friday afternoon. we'll see lows in the mid-zeros and highs in the lower 50s. winds out of the south 10 to 15 knots. here's what to expect for the rest of today. 64degrees and a mix of sun and clouds as we head into the overnight hour. 53 and clouds thickening with patchy fog out there. and then the rain moving in during the early hours. the morning commute is what
in today's health watch, 23 million people may be at risk for colorectal cancer and not know it. one in three adults between 50 and 75 are ignoring the recommendations to be screened. even so, more than 100,000 new cases of colon cancer will be diagnosed this year. there's an interactive computer program to help patients deal with depression. those who use the programs in the waiting room are twice as likely to seek help with depression. just a few years of early musical training can help the brain later in life. researchers at northwestern university say it's beneficial for those who haven't touched an instrument in decades. the brains of older adults who
took lessons as children respond more quickly than those who didn't. the latest on the ongoing glitches in the affordable care act. >> and everybody started -- everybody panicked and started running. a california teacher injured during the shooting at the los angeles international airport describes the panic. please join us today at 4:00 right after dr. phil. and stay with us. the 5-day forecast is coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
>> we've got plenty of sunshine out there today. and some changes are on the way as the front moves through. let's go to marty for a look at the 5-day forecast. >> let's take a look at the 5- day forecast. it's going to be below normal. five below normal friday and saturday and with sunshine, friday there'll be a little bit of a breeze but with sunshine and beautiful, beautiful beginning to the fall weekend. and then we get close to normal sunday and monday at 58. just a four day run of exceptional early november fall weather in the area. hopefully, we get clouds and showers out earlier than later
and give us a beautiful sunset. we'll throw it back inside. >> enjoy. and don't miss tonight's cbs news prime time lineup. it's a new episode of the original csi followed by wjz eyewitness news at 11:00. >> marilyn monroe has always been admired for natural beauty. we're learning that she had cartilage implanted in her chin and something done to her nose. if you have money, you can bid on the items online starting this friday. never wanted somebody else's x- rays, thank you very much. >> very odd thing to purchase. i can think of a million other things you could do positively with that money. >> and who can read a doctor's notes anyway. >> that's sad to know she had