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this is the grandmother, some of the family members jumped out of a second story woman. a 19-year-old tossed her 2-month-old out. 55-year-old nancy worrell called out for help before returning to the room where she died with her grandchildren. >> anybody who knew her, she said i love you. she with take you shopping, to the storey. she would do anything in the world for you i mess my mom. >> the fire is still under investigation. fire officials said it appears to have started in the basement. the four children who died ranged in age from 1 to 7 years old. so a tragedy like this can strike anyone at any team. the question is what could have been done to prevent this from happening. abc2's rosie leftwich is life
outside the department. >> reporter: this fire has made a lot of people think about their on fire safety plan. the last time we had a fire like this that killed so many people was in december of 2010. that fire led to an increased plan to get more smoke detectors in homes. call 311 to get one. >> our hope is that we can continue educating the entire city of baltimore to encourage those who don't have them to take that step. a smoke alarm is as close as your fingertips. all you have to do is call 311. our firefighters will install a 10-year lithium smoke alarp. since that fire, august 2011,
firefighters have installed about 5200 of those smoke detectors. you don't have to touch. it you don't have to replace batteries for 10 years and you can't take the batteries out. many take the battery out and forget to put it back. if you need or to get a presmoke detector, call the city's hotline at 311. roosevelt leftwich, abc2 news. fairly classic october weather today, temperatures reaching into the low 60s and upper 50s, not so bad. 55 in kent island. 56 in columbia. norrisville at 55 as you are in kingsville, a very temperate 58. to the north we have cold air,
extending into southern can dparks sparking -- canada, sparking snow showers. that's an indication of the colder air that will make a brief shot. part of the colder air will get in and linger into the day on saturday. a frost concern. none of that tonight. 40 or so by daybreak. bring a layer but in the quite the scraper. that could change on saturday morning. more details on that straight ahead. three hours. that's all the o's needed to get a win. >> it as heartbreaking. now the o's are facing elimination. let's go to our jamie costello and christian schaffer. you guys would trade places with those guys in a heart beat, right? >> i don't think buck wants us
to trade places, but, sure, that would be fun. >> what are you talking about last night? it's a new night. that's over. that's done with. you have to come in with a new attitude. buck said the club is ready. i like the question asked how available is jim johnson tonight and buck said -- >> very. >> one word response. >> if the orioles are ahead in the 9th inning, you're going to see jim johnson. that's his horse and he will ride him to the end. they should be mentally ready to go. it's another day, another game. joe saunders. i spent the day talking to orioles fans. there will lab will the more orioles fans. you heard the o during the national anthem and will certainly hear it tonight. despite what happened, they are confident the orioles can come
out on top. after a punch in the gut, at least there's still a game four. it's a division series that has divided this family. he's an orioles fan. she's a yankees fan. >> one side of the couch various the other side of the couch. >> reporter: after the home run -- >> then the tv was shut off. >> continue to push forward. >> we're definitely going to have a game tomorrow. >> last night we were saying you don't know what you'll see. two pitches to win the game for the yankees, but, still, there's nothing that will stop the orioles. they're ready to go. >> orioles are coming in with the same lineup. jim thome. he was asked did you seat
highlights. well, my wife is on this trip. unless it's on the food network, probably didn't see it. >> he's seen this enough. >> mentally tough. hopefully we'll have good news for you at 11. flu season is coming and pregnant women are especially vulnerable but is the vaccine safe for expected moms. doctors say not only is it safe but it's important for pregnant women to get a flu shot. it's the best defense against the flu. it's not just moms who benefit. >> we know that pregnant women who get vaccinated for the flu have healthier babies. they also pass on their
antibodies . >> the flu shot is safe for any mom -- any state of pregnancy. each year thousands of women are treated for breast cancer. doctors say it's common for them to have symptoms like pain, swelling -- >> in the past we weren't focused on aggressively rehab as we are today. >> doctors say the impairments won't go away rete away. coming up we'll introduce you to a local high school
about himself, so we will. >> reporter: prepare, priority, two words you would think he wouldn't say. >> i'm so hungry getting home. >> oar that is after all day ap courses, after football practice and hitting the books until midnight. did we mention chris writes for the school newspaper, a scholar attended bl for 13 years. >> everybody looks after each other. >> reporter: in the entire afternoon, never did chris say i. it was always we, us, school, team, very modest young man. >> he's got wonderful parents. >> reporter: on the football field he just switched positions from defense to offense and you guessed it. he was successful, why? >> i tried to propear if
practice. when i get on the field it naturally happens. >> reporter: chris will be headed to gettysburg. his future plans are -- >> my dad is in finance. i like to follow in the same steps. >> reporter: two professions where priorities and being prepared come into play. meet this woke's bel air student of the week chris rabino. >> it's great to see students excelling in the classroom and in sports. you can nominate someone. they can be the next student athlete of the week. froze watch. concerns tomorrow night into early morning. cope a concern for that into
early saturday morning. that's where we could see a frost. it's a beautiful october late afternoon, early evening. still a little bit of daylight left the days continue to get shorter. 59 at bwi. winds are southwest at six. the sunset at 6:33. all blue skies on the east side. a crystal clear look at the bridge. in laurel a gorgeous day. howard county under a sapphire sky. our view from talbot county all across the eastern shore north into cecil. weather outstanding statewide. 59 in baltimore. 58 in hagerstown. 57 in easton. 57 in ocean city. right there in the upper 50s. right now we're watching a shift in the pattern as we see in
october. temperatures swing back and forth. they will swing cooler. cool hair will march in -- air will march in. it's creating snow. cooler breezier conditions. it will replace a mild breezy day, replacing that with low to mid-30s tomorrow night. again, spots could get down to that freezing mark by daybreak on saturday. cooler air marches in. we'll begin to warm up on sunday as an additional disturbance passes to the north. you see the indications of the change of seasons when we get into october. not a major shift in temperatures for us locally but you scan see what's a -- can see what's happening. snow's coming down. it's getting that fall look and early winter look.
tropical storm patty still kind of a three back from our setup earlier this season. the early indications is the storm will sit out there well south of bermuda. tonight 40, partly cloudy and cooler. as we look at the forecast, 64. variably cloudy skies. we will look at cooler air coming in. a warm breeze through the day and cooler tomorrow night. so if you're headed out on friday night, make sure you bring that extra layer. here's that weekend forecast, a cooler scenario into saturday. winds turn south. we may reach sunday. here's how things shape up into the rest of the seven-day forecast, bringing the chance of rain on monday and the end of next week. it's a dry outlook. that will be a marked change from last weekend when we did have rain to contend with.
none of that this weekend, just cooler on saturday. >> looks like a bummer. >> get yourself a pumpkin latte. that's perfect. you bundle up. pumpkins, gourds, crisp starts, breezy conditions. >> now get some hot cocoa and you'll be all set. >> if you haven't seen abc2's the list, here's a look at what they're working on. >> it's a day dedicated to school. they're taking over the entire weekend and where top find the best brew around baltimore. details on all these and more coming up on the list at 7:00. >> here's what's coming up tonight on abc2.
it's heavy lifting. you start with a democratic senator named ben. by getting bwi-marshall funding for new runways, he's helping us serve 21 million passengers a year, which helps keep 100,000 jobs that depend on the airport, and that means more cargo for more businesses and more skycaps unloading more taxis... welcome to bwi. ...carrying families with more luggage. thanks. it's like he's out here with us. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message.
>> i'm ken timmer man, the republican candidate for congress in the 8th district. if you live in carroll county, you may be thinking i live in the 6th district. that's been changed by governor martin o'malley. if you live in mt. airy, thorpmont or braddocks height you're in the 8th dfnlgt my opponent is chris van hallen giving speeches. i bet you haven't seen him here in our district. that's because he's closer to barack obama and nancy pelosi than he is to you. i had the privilege to which the with thousands of you at our carnivals and here's why i'm running for congress. our nation is on the brink of
bankruptcy. there'sing in that talking heads on television or the democrats can tell you to make that reality go away. we have 23 million people out of work after four years of reckless spending. can uplook me in the eye and tell me we're better off than four years ago. we have to get government spending under control before it's too late but this election is about more than the economy. it's about our freedom. you saw what they tried to do with the catholic church. they tried to cram the birth cell mandate down their throats. 159 new government programs. so many bureaucrats making decisions about your lives. yes, folks, it's a tax. in fact, it's 21 new taxes at last count. i believe we have to get government out of the way so
business can create jobs. i have a plan to show you how i can do it. thank you very much for your time. we built this country. now let's get pack to work, all of us. i'd like to work for you in washington but i'd lack you to get out and vote in november. >> $16 trillion debt, housing market stagnant at best. where do you start? >> we can go back to the 2008 budget. people forget that barack obama in the past three and a half years and my opponent in congress have increased the size of government by 20%. i don't see any benefit. i think we have it go back it that 2008 baseline and within four or five years reduce it by 17% every year we'll be back to a balanced budget.
condoleezza rice said education is the civil rights struggle of the day. >> condi dave a great speech at republican convention. i think we have to go toward school choice and voucher. the money as to follow the kids. my wife drew up in sweden. they actually have school choice in sweden. we can't have that here? what's the matter with us. do we think kids in baltimore shouldn't have a fare shake? they ought to be able to take the money and go to the schools they want to. >> we have 50 seconds. what is the and game in afghanistan. >> i thought we had a messing. right now we have bungled it. president obama told the taliban when we're leaving. >> we have 33 seconds and this is a big question. the healthcare reform act. new mr. romney said he will repeal it and replace it.
do you lay grow with the plan and do you agree with replacing it. >> i hope my first plan will be to repeel it. >> he is the candidate for the 8th congressional district. to sew this interview or others, you can go to our website, abc2news.com/politics. don't forget to vote november 6th. >> we'll have more candidates coming up as we lead up to the election november 6th. >> a chilly weekend. >> very autumn. >> that's it for us at abc2 news at 6. thanks for joining us. >> we'll see you back here at 11. did o's -- go o's and have a great evening.
david smallwood: maryland money needs to stay in maryland. it's just that simple, i mean, it's a no brainer. anncr: every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty... million at casinos in west virginia, delaware... and pennsylvania. one west virginia paper calls it a "cash cow" for them. but its cost maryland over one billion dollars. money that could have created good jobs and... better schools for us. question seven keeps maryland money in maryland. david smallwood: question seven, i think it will be a... good thing for the state of maryland.