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with your gut. >> that's what's makes news in your's watching the station -- you're watching the station that work for you you. now good morning maryland. the o's the magical run to october continues for the orioles. we will tell you how they have gone somewhere they haven't been since bill clinton was president. a number of new laws go on the books this morning. some could affect you. what you need to know before heading out the door this morning. also, police in tennessee are trying to solve a history. they want to know what happened to two children they thought had died in a house fire. those stories and much more coming up on -- coming up on this monday october 1st. good morning. i am charley crowson. megan is off today but we begin with a check of the forecast and lynette joins us.
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storms plew through a after they -- blue threw and after they left it's chilly. >> and with the moisture trapped at the ground a dense fog advisory for points westward of frederick. so you are going to be dealing with some foggy conditions and dense fog and pappy fog across the area. so take it easy as you head out and about. right now, charley was talking about the chilly temperatures. look at 48 degrees in jessup owings mills. we should be at 5 # for this time of the year. temperatures are on the -- 5 # for this time of the year. temperatures are on the -- 53 for this time of the year. temperatures are on the cool side. we will see some change in the forecast. i will talk about that coming up but let's go through your day hour by hour. waking up to patchy fog and it's going to be cool by about 9:00 and by lunchtime 67 with a sun-cloud mix now the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: slow down and be
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extra careful because visibility is reduced this morning. if you are using the jfx to get into the city, there are no problems traveling from 695 all the way downtown to east fayette street. that will take you the typical 11 minutes. everything is up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel and the harbor tunnel. and using 695 asin and look live outside, here, at liberty road, no problems to report. it will be nice and clear as you travel down towards 95. or if you are using the inner loop up through pikesville. in overlea nothing to get in your way traveling down 95 or using the outer loop towards towson. that's the abc2 timesaver traffic charley over to you. orioles nailed down the playoff spot. the team got news during the bizarre plane ride to tampa. midway through the flight a fire started in the forward galley leading to a emergency landing in jacksonville. after a short time, the team got back on the plane and finished the flight down to
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tampa for a season ending series with the rays and it has play off implications. sheryl conner has more on the amazing final regular home series. >> reporter: the boys of summer are now the boys of fall. the orioles win all three against the boston red sox this weekend. the last home stand of the regular season. how do you feel coming out of game. >> excite record last year the o's spoiled boston's playoff hopes but 92 wins and they are focused on trying to wint al east. >> i am -- win the al east. >> i would have been 3, 4 or 5 when they went to the world series. >> reporter: the world series is one thing. it's been 15 years since the o's have been to the playoffs. camden yards was full of orange not boston's blue and red. over 41,000 fans for a sunday game in late september. >> hopefully, next year, the
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first couple months of the season we get the crowd back because you know, it's fun playing in front of 40,000 orioles fans. >> it was crazy. first time i seen fans stan up -- stand up and cheer and it's not the last out of the game. >> reporter: the players stood by fans and angels wrapped up the first of two games against the rangers on sunday. the fame was put up on the board with a angels win the o's were unable to clinch a wild card game while in baltimore. >> the goal now is trying to figure out to play more baseball games at camden. >> reporter: a home game against the yankees is a polt on thursday. so many -- possibility on wednesday. this young girl's parents will finally feel bet ber her chosen name. >> the team was not great when we named her and took a lot of flak for naming her camden so if we changed the spelling we figured we could get away with it.
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>> that was sheryl conner reporting. o's are in tampa for a 3-game series with the rays and christian schaver will have live reports -- schaeffer will have live reports and they may have a seat at play 067off dance but win ifs tampa could seal the divisional title. so many scenarios in play. regarding the wild card. one spot or two or that al division title. head to our website for everything about orioles. you can check out jamie costello's and lauren cook's orioles cheers and let us know which one you any is the best. a new start for two dozen family members in anne arundel county. they need to find a place to lib after a fire swept through the apartment complex in odenton sunday night. everyone made it out safely and the red cross is helpg families. no word on what started the
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fire. if -- two no leads or suspects in two shootings forbaltimore city detectives. first sunday morning on north de -- belnord. a man walked into a hospital after being shot on westington street. the liquor board has a scheduled hearing for 2 in the afternoon to discuss the future of the bar that captured headlines this summer following two murderers in july. a security guard was stabbed to death while breaking up a fight. and the trial for robert jarrett is set to begin today. jar set charged with killing his first -- jarrett is charged with killing his first wife and burying her beneath the shed in their home. the remains were found in rilafter his current wife gave police permission to search the property. chefs from all over baltimore are coming together this evening supporting a campaign aimed at fighting childhood hunger. share our strength no kid
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hungry campaign teaches families how to cook healthy affordable meals. high school students took to the streets with a message. the group intersection went door to door through northeast baltimore asking others to support the dream act. it's question 4 on the ballot come november and if voters approve it the 2011 law would allow illegal immigrants to pay discounted in-state college tuition rates if they attend maryland high schools and their parents filed state returns. >> there are a lot of people who work hard in school and who do their best and try and deserve to go to college. >> opponents of the measure say it's costing the state money. they gathered enough signatures to push it to a referendum saying illegal immigrants don't deserve of the discounted rate since they are not maryland sit dance. time for a check of the -- citizens. time for a check of the forecast and it's feeling like fall. >> i know. it's cool and we have showers that rolled through the area last evening. they are right this.
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and we are left with a few clouds this morning but you see the cloud deck surging up from the south. let me show you what i am talking about. we have the moisture poised to move in here possibly as we go into tomorrow and also wednesday. it looks like the low could track off towards the west. with that we won't get in a whole bunch of rain but wet weather could be moving in here as late as this evening. and that will continue into tomorrow morning as well. so, right now, we can see the moisture levels are on the dry side. we are looking at the 40s, 49 in baltimore and 41 in york. very dry air working through today. but then as we go into tomorrow, you saw all the moisture that's a tropical air mass and we will be humid as we go into tomorrow as well. let's go back to charley. moms and dads when you hit the roads a new law may change the way your child rides in the car. this morning, abc2 news linda so is live in federal hill and we understand that this new law has to do with child safety seats. >> reporter: yeah, and if you have one in your back seat it will affect you.
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starting today nid kid under 8 has to ride in a booster seats regardless of how much they weigh until they hit a certain height requirement. specifically, 4 feet 9 inches or taller. before the new law took effect kids who weighed more than 65 pound could forgo the car seat but according to the national highway traffic safety administration, car crashes are still the number one cause of death in kids in the u.s. this new law is designed to cut down on that rate and to keep kids safe on the roads. now if you need help in stalling -- installing a car seat or want to make sure you did it properly. call 1-800-370-seat. coming up at 5:30, we will tell you about other laws including one that will affect how you use facebook while you are working. live in federal hill, linda so, abc2 news. an intense search taking place in tennessee this morning. what police believe may have happened to two children whose grandparents died in a house fire. also, heavy rains brought
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flash flooding to parts of texas. the danger some drivers face as they tried to get through flooded roadways. >> reporter: everything is you will to -- up to speed here at the fort mchenry tunnel but i will let you know about 695 and 83 coming up. you are looking at wall street in new york. beautiful way to start the day. stay with us. much more to come.
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news time 4:42. we are looking at stories making national headlines. the search is on in tennessee for two children who were thought to have died in a house fire. police are searching for 9-year- old chloe and her 7-year-old brother gage daniel. investigators thought they died in a house fire that killed their grandparents but after searching the croon they found no evidence of the children being in the home at the time of the fire. they have issued an amber alert for both children.
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every parent who hears this will ask themselves how could a mother do this. she told police someone had taken her 3 week old baby. after 12 hours of searching they found the baby girl unharmed in a roadside ditch. she is accused of dumping the child. the 19-year-old is due in court on child endangerment charges. where roads are looking like rivers as the result of heavy rains from the weekened. in abilene they barricade roads and crews rescued several cars. official say the flooding is to blame for one death in the state. and they say the victim was killed after the vehicle she was in was swept off the road. time for a check of the roads and traffic here locally. you wouldn't want to deal with that from the storms if it happened here. >> whenever there's flooding like that it's extremely dangerous. never ever drive in that>> that's right. >> it could be debtedly. >> -- led i -- deadly. >> we have fog out there. >> we have dense fog frederick
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and westward. carroll and baltimore county has fog. and we will talk about the cool temperatures this morning. it's chilly out there. look at the 47 in baltimore right now. we are at 47 in chestertown and annapolis good morning to you, you are at 51. and 50 in bel air this morning and elkton at 48 and reisterstown at 52. frederick at 49 and rockville at 50. so you know this means, grab the jacket as you head out. you are going to need it. even as we go into the after moon it's not going to warm up that much. i will call it seasonable but there's a little kink thrown in my forecast this morning. let's show you what's going on here we are seeing more clouds moving in here and all this is courtesy of a system that's down to the south. with that, that can hold temperatures down going into the afternoon. if we get more sunshine, temperatures will bump up a bit. i will show you that in a second. but this is what's going on at the surface. big system down to the south and with this it will slide up
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towards the north and the area of low pressure will stay to the west so with that we might not get a whole bunch of rain but we will get showers in here as we work our way into tonight also tomorrow. we will have the warm front that begins to push its way up through here overnight andtomorrow and the cold front will traverse the area by wednesday. we will feel cooler as we head no thursday. but right now we put the future trend on and this model is underdone. you are not seeing a bunch of rain. we are seeing monday evening a chance for showers work their way in here. but then as we go through the day on tuesday, no type of rain i don't agree with that. i believe we see rain going into tomorrow and possibly on wednesday. have the rain gear out in case. for today, the temperature is 72 degrees. but if we see more clouds, we might not get out of the 60s so we could be right around 69, 68. we will see how it interacts through the day. but for tonight most hi cloudy skies and the showers and temperatures coming in right
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around 60. and 77 degrees by tomorrow and it will be more humid with the tropical air mass flowing in here. tomorrow right around 77 and we have the chance for showers and more on wednesday and temperatures 78 on thursday and friday will be gorgeous. here is a check of the traffic now with lauren cook. good morning. we have dense fog to talk about this morning. >> reporter: yes, as you mentioned, frederick is getting hit hard with fog. also harford county on my way in right in bel air that was pretty bad. kingsville doesn't get much better. if you are traveling on 95 this morning, there are no delays from white marsh into the city. you are looking at 15-minute ride altogether from the beltway all the way to downtown baltimore. and if you are using 695 checking in and looking live outside in overla 11 minutes to travel that outer loop from 95 up to 83 and west side of the beltway is nice and clear. and use the harrisburg
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expressway in hunt valley at shah one making for nice easy ride down to the 695 and it will remain nice and clear as you get on the jfx. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic now over to you. 4:47. and five things to know on this monday morning. supreme court justices are heading back to work for new term getting underway today after nearly 3 months off from the summer recess. and a hearing is scheduled for the man accused of killing etan participates. pedro hernandez was supposed to appear in court today but it was pushed off so the prosecution and defense could continue the investigation. pates was one of the first missing children to appear on a milk carton after vanishing in 1979. hernandez confessed to killing him earlier this year. all week, those living in north and vantage house will take part in events to engage
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seniors in active social lifestyles. today is a wee bowling. congressman elijah cummings will be in mount airy taking part in a ribbon cutting ceremony to open a allied health education center. senator mikulski will be there. after the ceremony you can take a tour of the newly construcked building and see where students are being trained. and the second round of mosquito spraying takes place in anne arundel county tonight. spraying will begin at 7:30 in the eastport area as expected to last into the morning hours. so far there, have been 33 reported cases of west nile in maryland. 3 people have died from the disease. they served time in canton mow bay -- began tan mow bay and now he is back home in canada. also a -- shall beganton mow bay -- began tan mow bay. wççñçñ
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it's 10 minutes until 5 and we are check news around world. and a convicted terrorist and former guantanamo bay prisoner is in canada. during the weekend the 26-year- old was transferred from the u.s. military prison to a maximum security facility in ontario where he will completehis sentence. in 2010 he pleaded guilty to killing a u.s. soldier in afghanistan and spent two years at guantanamo bay and was eligible to return to canada last october. he was the youngest detainee and is eligible for parole in canada coming up next year. dozens of people are hurt and more than 100,000 are without power after a typhoon slammed through the japanese island. heavy rains and wind gusts paralyzed track for hours. train service and domestic flights were suspended. the storm is expected to dump 20 inches of rain on central
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japan by the end of the day today. and torrential downpours now causing serious flooding for parts of the great britain. look at this video from yorkshire where the rain and water levels where the river oozed. residents in the area were forced to evacuate the homes and authorities say the shut down of highways bridges and railways had to take place due to the massive flooding. this is something we are not used to seeing out of great britain. >> i know. we are seeing a lot of pictures of flooding this morning, though. >> a lot of rain out there. texas now texas we knew it would happen. they had huge storms across the area. we saw the flooding of the roadways and you had great tips for people on that but a lot of rain and we had some last night. >> exactly and that system in texas is shifting towards the east and we will be affected by this as we go later into the evening into tomorrow. so, a big surge of showers and thunderstorms to the south and some will get in here but we will get in on the tropical moisture so we are dry failing but tomorrow we are going to --
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feeling but tomorrow we will going to feel more tropical. right now it's nice and dry. take advantage of what's going on. what you need to do a is grab the jacket as you head out and about. speaking of heading out and about, kids head together bus stop will have to deal with patchy fog and temperatures around 51 degrees around 7 and we have the afternoon temperatures at 72. that's where we should be for this time of the year. but if we get more clouds in here that temperature will be down a bit. so the jacket they need this morning the kids might need it when they come home from school. no umbrella needed yet. let's check the amount bc2 saver traffic with lauren -- abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: be extra careful traveling in frederick bel air and it's going to be pretty bad in those particular areas. expect reduced visibility. you are looking live at anne arundel county at interstate 97. there are no problems here at the beltway. or if you are heading down to route 50 it will remain nice
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and clear. using 95 to get into baltimore this is what it looks like at 395. everything will remain up to speed through the fort mchenley tunnel -- mchenry tunnel and beltway is in great shave and there are no delays on outer loof from 95 all the way up to 83. just the typical 11 minute ride and delay free on west side traveling the outer loop from 759 towards 95. an 11 -- 795 towards 95. an 11 minute ride. a college student is found dead in her dorm room saturday morning and police arrested clayton whitmore for the murder. police say the victim had extensive trauma to her upper body. whitmore was arrested at a service station just off the new york state throughway. >> a tragic incident. it's a tragic when anybody loses their life when a young andy who is a college student


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