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that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> 16 years old and murdered. who would do such a thing to a teenage girl from baltimore. this morning, that's what police want to know. bottle bombs in maryland. in a church parking lot. police think they found who is responsible and listen to this. they say it's two, 11-year-old boys. >> reporter: baltimore prepares for a pep rally celebrating orioles but what do new yorkers think about tonight's game 3. a live report straight ahead. who cares what new yorgers think. -- yokeers think. -- new yorkers think. charley crowson talking about how baltimore is getting ready. baltimore takes pride in the sports teams and we will celebrate leading to road closures. >> reporter: yes we have the baltimore marathon coming up and i will have more later this week. but orioles go. hopefully they can pull it off. they have a good chance of beating the yankees.
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so keeping our tankers crossed here. >> lynette is-- fingers crossed here. >> lynette is doing multistate forecast. >> so here at home we are dealing with patchy fog. misting and we will get sunshine heading throughout the day. but let's look at reduced visibility this morning. so we can see three in york. so traveling along i-83 this morning. you will encounter that fog. only about 2 1/2 reduced visibility right now in baltimore. 7 in frederick and we are at 6 in dc traveling that way nation's capital and easton along the eastern shore looking at 3 miles of reduced visibility this morning. temperatures are not the problem. we are feeling above average. 57 degrees that dew point coming in at 57 in easton. and we can see glen elg coming in at 52. 48 for this time of the year we should be at. annapolis at 56 and jessup at 55 this morning. maryland's most powerful radar is dry. we will be seeing possibly maybe a stray shower as we go into the afternoon but all in
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all. pretty dry day on tap and drier as we head into tomorrow. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. in addition to the fog we are dealing with several accidents across the region. big problem on 95 and there's an accident along the northbound lanes at route 32. and unfortunately the problems persist out on the beltway. we are dealing with a crash on the outer loop right now at camp meade road and checking in and take a live look 56995 in park -- looking at 695 in parkville, no significant delays towards towson. heading over to the harrisburg expressway north of 695, no problems to report. it will remain clear once you head into the city. we have a crash in northeast baltimore you want to watch out for on bel air road on erdman avenue. that's the abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you megan. no doubt many of us are waking up a little less gritty i'd. no late night watching the o's -- eyed. no late night watching the o's.
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and that's thanks to a travel day. get ready for another game tonight. city is hosting a pep rally later this morning. so charley is live at city hall with more on what the city plans to do and you know, so many people in baltimore are saying we waited so long. time to celebrate. >> reporter: it is time to celebrate megan. 15 years in the making and baltimore orioles return to play off baseball and the city is calling for the same spirit enthusiasm here at camden yards for sunday and monday's game 1and 2a pep rally for 10:30 on the lawn stephanie rawlings- blake tweeted this around 4 yesterday wanting to give the fans a chance to come out and support the orioles who were in new york for game 3 of the divisional playoffs and with the team on the road tonight, in new york, for a return to the playoffs, and the road game in new york, they have not been there since 1996, you may wonder what new yorkers think about the coming orioles invasion.
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we talked to a few on the streets last night in the big apple. let's listen to what they had to say. >> we are used to new yorkers invading boughtmore now our turn to do invading. black and orange is all over town and we are waiting for -- ready for game three. >> we play for the post season. this is all i've known. we have been in the post season every year for 15, 16 years or so mine os the one year. so, this is -- minus the one year so this is the regular season no offense. >> reporter: you think new york is worried about baltimore fans coming up here. >> no they are going to kill them, the yankees. they will get them. they are not worried. come buy your tickets and come and watch. it's all right. the more the better. >> i hate the whole team. there's not -- the only thing i miss is the old stadium because you would see better fights there but nothing. i hate the yankees. the end. >> reporter: as you can see not everybody loves the yankees. we will see how much they love the orioles after we take them on in game 3. for good morning
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maryland, here in the bronx, i am don harrison abc2 news. >> reporter: and abc2 jamie costello says you can get some tickets for as little as $50 for tonight's game 3 first pitch set for 7:37. pregame begins after 7:30 and to stay up-to-date with everythingrelated to the orioles and playoff run head to and we have got you covered and got crews on the ground in new york. and everything going on here in the city as we continue to cheer on the orioles from the improbable run. charley crowson, abc2 news. five minutes after 6. when you get in your car this morning and drive your kids to school or head off to work, you expect you will be safe and air bags work and will keep you and your family safe. that may not be the case. sherrie johnson joins us live to tell us why. >> reporter: well, there's no doubt that yes, air bags can save lives. and i tell you we depend on them in times of an accident.
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you know we have air bags here that we count on and today, the government is warning car owners whose air bags have been replaced in the past three years that dangerous counterfeit bags may have been installed. the national highway traffic safety administration says tens of thousands of car owners may be driving vehicles with counterfeit air bags. some of the counterfeit bags do not enflat properly. and in -- inflate properly. in one case it fired shards of plastic and other projectiles on impact. they include a manufacturer's logo. so far, no deaths or injuries have been reported. now checking out air bags could run about 100 dollars or more and some types of cars have as many as 8 air bags. car owners should be sure to check a government website safer or call the manufacturer or local dealership to find out if their vehicle model is one with a counterfeit air bag.
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very important information. information to keep you and your family safe. reporting live in rogers forge sherrie johnson, abc2 news. a teenage girl shot to death while visiting her aunt 16 years old. her body was found on sunday night in the middle of fairlawn avenue in north west baltimore. she was in the street her purse next to her and her phone. she had a juvenile record and multiple arrest and family members didn't want to talk to us on camera but know she was troubled. >> she comes from a loving family. her mother prayed tried and did everything we could possibly do. but sometimes you know little girls get lost out here in the world. prayerfully they come back home. she didn't make it back home. >> police say this morning they have very little evidence to go on in this case. we will keep you posted as we learn more details. a mormon church in hagerstown is vandalized and we are talking about 13 bottle
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bombs that were found in the parking lot. but police say it was in the a hate crime. abc2 news linda so has details and linda, you made -- they made some arrest and they have people in custody and it's surprising. >> reporter: yeah, police say it was 2, 11-year-old boys being boys. they were charged with criminal mischief and have to undergo counseling and investigators don't believe the boys targeted the church or meant to do harm to the church. instead, they think internet videos like this one on how to make bottle bombs played a role. the fire marshal says a lot of kid don't know the devices are illegal and dangerous. 13 bottle bombs were found in the parking lot of that mormon church saturday. 10 exploded and no one was hurt but church members say they feel as though they are being targeted. and that it might have something to do with presidential candidate mitt romney and his faith. >> the election going on and what have you, we have had that as a concern. we have had an increase in vandalism pretty much nationwide. >> reporter: in the past few
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weeks two mormon churches in west virginia and one in hagerstown were vandalized. linda so, abc2 news. 8 minutes after 6 right now. a man says he was just trying to do the right thing. he saw a woman she needed help and he sprang into action. the action led to a tragic situation. we have the details straight ahead. you may be able to excuse the weird over the top attire but when you hear what was in the luggage you will see why he caused panic at the airport. >> reporter: and the ball park goes quiet and we head home but leave behind a big mess at camden yards. who's in charge of cleaning up? we will tell you in a bit. >> and if you thought the cooler temperatures felt like fall, no worries, i will have another chance for some cooler weather to come in here and i will tell you when after the break. >> reporter: well, we are dealing with a crash on 95 and another on the southwest corner of the beltway. i am tracking the delays and we will have the complete timesaver traffic report coming up.
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>> this is a live picture of new york city's sometime square. the orioles take on the yankees. let's get being a look at tech -- let's look at the the tech bites. >> reporter: from grips to glitch apple has trouble make iphone 5s fast number and one reason may be the cases prone to scratches and they told the fractly to be more careful and those slowing down production. windows 8 computers will be tablets and notebooks screens and keyboard row nate -- rotated into a number of position. android may be smarter than you think. the tricks are short cuts to contacts and saving battery and updating apps. but one of the favorites is unlocking the phone just by looking at it. >> instead of typing in a 4 digit pass code you can hold the phone up to your face and have the front facing camera look at you and it will tell
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that it's you once you trained it and will automatically unlock. >> reporter: those are your tech bites. i am rob nelson.
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thanks for joining. camden yards has gone quiet as the o wrap up the american league divisional series. but when you put 48,000 fans in the seats, and a night of baseball can leave a huge mess. so who cleans it up? well charley crowson is live. don't worry and he is not doing the cleaning. but he is at city hall to introduce us to the person behind that making the ball parks so beautiful each day. so these guys they have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: hey, one hour after the games wrap up they go on the job and think about the
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last time you were in ball park or maybe ravens game and you leave behind your mess and the wrappers and the cans and bottles and whatnot. all of that collects when you have tens of thousands in one spot and as soon as we call it a night, the teams go on the job. >> it could be a swing away. and the series is tied at a game a piece. >> reporter: this is what we are used to seeing. the life the action and excitement. but this is not what we are used to. the piles of trash beer cans and peanut shells. lots of peanut shells. but the lights dim and tarps comfort field at camden yards, that's when norman and the crew from chimes gets ready to go to work. >> it's a long deal sometimes. >> reporter: the job of taking out the trash on a normal day takes him and the 180 members of the chimes cleaning crew 12
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hours to complete. when you factor in the rein like the past few days it could take longer. >> all the trash bags are so heavy and the weight of the water and the trash is just making it even heavier to pull and put in the cages and we attach it to the truck. >> reporter: he has been in business for 65 years. it started out as a school for disabled students but has grown into a business of thousands of cleaners. >> chimes is a nonprofit. we are in the business of providing job opportunities for people with disabilities. >> reporter: chimes has three state contracts here in maryland and 30 federal contracts and most in d.c. and they clean m and t bank stadium and bwi and make no mistake they don't pay them minimum wage. they pay them the maryland state living wage of more than $12 an hour. and what's better for the men and women, ron hnderson with chimes says they get to rub elbows with the orioles and
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ravens players between games. >> that's part of the sports scene and i think they are proud to be -- we are proud to be part of that. >> it's just been 15 years. i mean, it's a bunch excitement. >> reporter: it's -- bunch of excitement. >> reporter: it's a cool scene for workers that may not get much credit. when you see the o's play or head over to the bank for a ravens game, keep in mind the people in charge of keeping the stadiums nice and tiedy watch where you -- tidy and watch where you put the peanut shells. if you wonder about the name of the group chimes the organizers say it was a school of just 4 students who had developmental disaabilities and it was held in the basement of a building every hour of an hour the bells ring and that's where you get the name chimes and they do great work and all around baltimore. and up and down the east coast as well. >> great what it turned into. thanks charley. all right. so, the big story right now
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obviously the game up in new york. some people are heading up there and want to know how to prepare. >> so if you are heading up there this morning, you will deal with the weather here. patchy fog across the area. as we go into game time, we have a chance for showers, but as the game progresses, we will clear things out. so that's the good news. you can see the showers back off towards the west there. and again this is the same front that's going to be work its way into our area. so i have showers in the forecast for new york. but we will slowly but surely begin to clear things out but it's going to be breezy for the game. now, back here at home, we are dealing with patchy fog out there. a little bit of some misting. also a little drizzle but all in all we will see improving conditions as we go throughout the day. so if you are trying to get the morning jog out there not bad. the temperature in parkville at 56 degrees. and 55 in arnold and 56 in chestertown and also bel air. 51 in westminster. clouds this morning basically keeping the temperatures from really dropping off. now, we have a cold front that's the one i was talking
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about that's going to work its way through the area for this afternoon. and behind it we will have high pressure building in nicely as we go into tomorrow. it's going to be a gorgeous day but it's going to be a cooler day with temperatures in the low 60s. but, for the planner look at what's happening going into lunchtime today, we will be right around 62 degrees and we could see the temperatures soaring from there. by 3, 4, the high temperature coming in at 706789 that's where we should be now for this time year around 69. there's the 7-day forecast for you. look at the sunshine we will receive heading into friday and saturday, even sunday when the ravens are playing. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: love the birds in the forecat. i am not loving all the accidents out there this morning. we are dealing with trouble on 95. there's a crash aroute 32. using -- at route 32. using 95 into baltimore city this is downtown at 395. no problems getting through the
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fort mchenry tunnel or the harbor tunnel. we have a crash on the southwest corner of the beltway on the outer loop at camp meade road. here's the west side at baltimore national pike. you are looking at just a 12- minute ride on the outer loop from 795 down towards 95. so, it's not in too bad shape. no problems on the beltway from parkville to towson and for those of you use the jfx to get into the city, it's the typical len-ment right-- 11-minute ride to fayette street from the beltway. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you megan. a man loses his life trying to rescue an absolute stranger. 83-year-old richard is from elkton and crossed a busy highway while in connecticut to help a driver whose suv rolled over. he was trying to avoid a tractor trailer rushing to help the 45-year-old woman. >> my brother and father thought they were going to get hit and jumped on the jersey wall and mydad slipped and he had a lot of injuries a lot of
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injuries and he was in so much pain and it's hard to see your dad like that. >> he fell 35 feet and he died at the hospital. he leaves behind a wife and 4 children. if you ride the rails to get to work, your commute this morning should be easier than it was yesterday. the train up is and running. overhead wires fell yesterday morning onto the tracks. this was south of aberdeen and that shut down northbound rails. this is between baltimore and new york. it caused headaches for marc train commuters and amtrak riders, too. all right. parents, what's worth your chias sneezing and coughing or watching them scream as they get a shot? doctors say it is is a no brainer and they've solution to take the pain out. she is writing about comfort food and heavy exercise. the new photos of sarah palin has some wondering if we should take fitness advice from her. we will explain why ahead. >> and as we head to break, you are looking live over miami
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thanks for joining ounce this wednesday morning at 6:-- joining us on this wednesday morning at 6:24. as much as you hate seeing your child at pediatrician's office getting the shots they save lives. as bad as it is watching them get hit with the kneeled and dealing with a sick kid is worse. ahead of cold and flu season doctors say vaccinations are the best defense and they want you to know. you don't only have to get a shot there are other options out there. >> we do now have a nasal mist spray that can be used and that form is retunnel recommended or can be given to any child two years of age and older who was otherwise healthy. >> the doctor says both forms are safe both are effective but
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you have to keep in mind if your child has an egg allergy, talk to your pediatrician before getting your child vaccinated. something to keep in mind. here's video for many of you. friend are going to be talking about this today. look -- your friends are going be talking about this today. this video was posted of oliver and you can see oliver affected by the black pepper from the family dinner. that's why you don't give a dog table scraps. >> how adorable. >> it's cute. >> oliver. oh my. adorable. another cute dog being featured in the caption this segment today. >> all right. >> little mickey is a 4-year- old beagel and jack russell mix and a jack aby and sent in by vanessa we posted a it and it has gotten a lot of baseball comments. barbara said take that yankees. and annette says the orioles will beat the yankees.
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i agree i like that one. and yankees we know who has the better team. and baltimore let's go orioles. >> you say people have baseball on their mind. >> reporter: i think people are excited about the game. and i think the oarsos will -- orioles will win. keep your comments coming on make yea photo and if you have a caption this photo e-mail it to the if you are look for help to get in shape, sarah palin is working on a new fitness book. she says it will focus on thefamily gets energy and balance eating comfort food. former vice presidential candidate has been shown recently and it's giving people the question about whether or not she should write a fitness book. she serves chocolate cream mousse and chili but the foe toffs her look thin has some wondering if she is the appropriate -- photos of her
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