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a petting zoo and hay rides and food truck. the organization putting the event on will have 5,000 pounds of pumpkins delivered and your child will pick a pumpkin and decorate it on-site. everything kicks off at 10. and today and tomorrow you can get a unique tour in the nation's capital. the white house is opening the grounds and the gardens for visitors. during the fall tours you can visit the jaqueline kennedy garden, the rose garden and south lawn and guests will have the opportunity to see the white house kitchen garden. time for a check of the forecast. may not be great for a tour outside today, maybe things will improve by the weekend. let's stand by with what's going on. >> they are going to improve by the weekend. no worries in that regard. but as you step out the door, the kid heading to the bus stop we are dealing with showers. the heaviest coat not needed. the temperature at 62 and going into the afternoon things will shoal will you surely begin to look up as you start to dry things out and it will be a
warm afternoon with temperatures coming at 74 degrees and this is what you can expect for the race on sunday. so again, race village opens at 6:00 with the first race at 8:00 and it's going to be chilly and winds at the northwest 5 to 10 miles an hour. dress in layers. let's check abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. the weather is having an impact on the commute. we are dealing with trouble in howard county where there's a fallen utility pole in ellicott city that shut down old frederick road and mckenzy road. you want to use interstate 70 instead. there are no delays in downtown baltimore. this is a live look at the fort mchenry tunnel toll plaza and everything is moving right along. no delays. if you are headed out to 83, this is what it looks like in hunt valley. a lot of fog but no delays from shawan to the beltway. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you. coming up this morning at
5, car dealers want to be sure customers make the payments on time. >> yeah. so stay with us this morning. we will tell you about the device a dealership is installing in the cars and how it reminds the owners it's time to pay up. >> also she was a few stops away from the doctor's office with her sick baby. why the bus driver stopped and told her to get off. the stories coming up in a few moments on good morning maryland at five.
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begins right now. are's watching the station that works for you. -- you're watching the station that works for you, now, good morning maryland. >> the disturbing story out of howard county. two women violated when someone installed cameras in the rooms. why police need your help catching a predator. >> he says he wanted to help the animals. police say he was hurting them. the pasadena man with dozens of animals alive and dead in his home now facing charges. >> and could the ravens defense fizzle once again. reports indicate all prolinacker terrell suggs could be suiting up for this weekend's game. we will tell you about that on this friday october 19th i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. happy friday. let's find out if the forecast will be happy. let's go over to meteorologist lynette charles. >> the forecast going to be happy especially as we go through the weekend. today, we have showers this morning. but it's friday. so we could take it and the showers are beginning to taper off. so maryland's most powerful radar dealing with wet weather
across cecil county. we can see it around rising 95 this stretch right here. chesapeake city getting in on wet weather. havre de grace aberdeen. we do have some heavier rain and moderate rain now heavy downpour around severna park and arnold and pasadena lake shore across the area this morning. now, temperatures, we are mild. coming in at 63 in glen burnie and edgemere at 64 and in elkton that temperature coming in at 64 as well. we do have patchy fog out there. and the high temperature will be in the low 70s as we go throughout the day. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you mentioned, we are dealing with fog across the region. so expect reduced visibility. there is an accident right now in jessup along the northbound lanes of 95 at route 175. now if you are traveling on the beltway as we check in and take a live look at the west side, no problems to report whatsoever just liven minutes
on -- 11 minutes on the outer loop from 795 to 95. i will show you a live look coming up in a few minutes. if we pull up drive times, you will notice here's a live look at the beltway at curtis creek where there's no delays and it will remain nice and clear from parkville up towards towson. so those of you using the jfx, you are looking at a 11-minute ride traveling southbound from 695 all the way downtown to east fayette street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. over to you. two minutes after 5. this morning we have image to show you. police say it's a pervert caught on camera with his own camera. how does this happen? sherrie johnson is here to explain and they are hoping the images will help catch the guy right? >> reporter: authorities hope someone will recognize this person and it lead to an arrest. the two see male -- female victims don't know why or how he was able to get in and out of the condominium unnoticed. they are roommates in their 20s at village of montgomery run off route 108 in howard county.
and this all started in june and the man just kept coming back until recently when one of the women found the camera and called police. it was a terrifying mystery until detectives recovered the camera and saw the video. howard county detectives say the man who you can clearly see setting up the camera in the women's bedroom is the suspect. now howard county police say the suspect didn't just set the camera up once but broke into the ellicott city condo several times over the course of several months to change location and angle of the camera. >> we believe he was in and out during the day. we don't know if he is someone who knows the women who live there or has some connection to the building and that's why we are asking for the public to take a good look and let us know if he looks familiar. >> reporter: in some of the videos, he is wearing a work uniform and we have the videos and the still photos on the website at abc2news.com. it's in the slide show and if you recognize this person, call howard county police at 410-313-
3200. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. two police officers are on leave accused of roughing up a suspect in their custody. sergeant mariono gialamas and anthony williams. police chased the suspect into the homes of officers womeniams girlfriend. we don't know how williams and the sergeant got there or how the suspect was assaulted. police commissioner anthony bass is calling for a complete investigation saying his department will stand for integrity and public trust. in just a few hours a man accused in a murder at a chinese carry out will be in court. he is accused of killing freddie jones junior last halloween in the waverly community. jones family turned him in after seeing the video released by police. he says he wanted to take care of the animals and took on too many. police tell a different story. and now shane taylor from pasadena faces more than 130
charges of animal cruelty. he had more than 40 animals in his home including a chinchilla a goat and pig. officials say the animals didn't have any food or water. earlier this month police took in the pets and took them out of his home. taylor said he planned to adopt the animals out to good homes. the way espn tells ies, terrell suggs is playing sunday in houston. he returned to the practice field wednesday after blowing out his achilles five months ago. that would be an incredible comeback and what does he say about all this? >> they made the decision as group whether it would be better for me to sit out or you know suit up. so. >> the ravens refuse to put a timetable on suggs official return. kick off sunday from houston is set for 1:00. time for a check of the forecast with lynette. >> all right. yes, we have some wet weather. and we saw strong storms roll through the area this morning. all that is pushing off towards the north and east as of now. we are left with a few scattered showers across the area. so as you head out and about,
make sure to grab the rain gear. i will pull out so you can see are we done with the rain? you look back off towards the west that big swirl that upper- level low in the atmosphere, it's going to stay off towards the north and east. so that will stay away from us and it will be over us so with that, i am going to keep clouds lingering in here a little longer for today and also for tomorrow. but speaking of the clouds, we do have north into the west of us today, basically some patchy fog across the area. so we are working with reduced visibility. we have gone down to baltimore as you head out and about have the low beams on. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. in addition to the fog, we are dealing with a downed utility pole in ellicott city. it has shut down old frederick road at mckenzy road. use interstate 70 instead. good news on 95. a crash is cleared from the northbound lanes at route 175. no delays reported in the area right now. and if you are traveling on the
harrisburg expressway, here's what it looks like in hunt valley at shawan road, everything up to speed. but the roads will be very wet so slow down this morning and be extra careful. that's your traffic. now back to you. wrong place, wrong time can happen to a raccoon. >> coming up next, what happened when this guy ended up in a zoo's monkey cage. and the chimps were not happy about it at all. >> and we are just a few days away, but you have time to make a difference. i am linda so live in hunt valley. what you can do this weekend to race for a cure.
you've probably heard of flying squirrels before. now there's a flying raccoon. the animal wandered into the chimp enclosure at st. louis zoo and the chim wrps not too happy and they chased it -- chimps were not happy about it. they chased it and threw it in the airch the raccoon survives and this tormenting encounter with the chimps and makes the escape. y don't mess with the mama chimps. you heard lynette gasp. >> i was curious how you would
respond. >> really. >> yeah. >> i knew you weren't going to like that. >> we talked about whether or not we wanted to show that because they are being mean. >> well they are being chimps. >> they are being chimps doing their job but it's tough to watch. >> poor thing. we will go to the weather. >> yes. so we have the showers out there this morning, guys. you need the rain will slowly b get out of here. now let's talk about what's going on. so we did have a round of showers and storms that rolled through this morning. that's pushing up towards the north and east. but we have a few showers in north carolina and virginia. we have more coming in. and it will take off into the afternoon. we are waiting for the cold front to move through. behind that we will get cooler and we will get breezy as the day goes object as well-- on as well. a upper-level low will stay off towards the north out hear me talk about the upper-level low and weatherman's woes. we will keep in clouds moving throughout the day and also
fortomorrow as well. but we will get more sunshine especially as we head into sunday. temperatures right now are mild. we are at 64 in baltimore. more of the same in rock hall. 66 in easton and goldsboro at 67. so you don't need that big coat this morning as you step out the door. just the rain gear. future trend picking up on still showers going into the 8:00 time frame. an isolated shower or two going into 4:00 around the eastern shore. but other than that, things will dry out nicely. and the sunshine will return as we go through saturday and also sunday. now, your planner looks like this. we are planning for our day. it's friday. and we will have mostly cloudy skies and we will be warm as we go into lunchtime. 3:00, the temperature is at 74 and the next few days brings cooler conditions in here for the komen race, we will be nice and dry. temperatures coming in at 66. look at this warmup. can somebody say indian summer? okay, yes, we will be feeling it going through next week. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. we are dealing with quite a bit
of fog this morning. so he expect reduced visibility across the region. we have a downed utility pole in howard county in ellicott city that shut down old frederick road at mckenzie road. use interstate 70 instead. traveling on the beltway, no problems to report whatsoever on the west side. heading over to parkville, this is what it looks likes at harford road. everything is moving along. 11 minutes to travel from 95 all the way to 83. 95 in white marsh at route 43. 15 minutes from this point to the city. that's your abc2 timesaver traffic. we know someone who foughtbreast cancer and there's great programs to help them out. >> they help pay bills and support families and find acure. >> we are racing for the cure on sunday and linda so is live at the race site where we will be sunday morning coming around 7 a.m. for you on abc2. they are still getting ready.
>> reporter: that's right. we are in the final push. we are inside here at the headquarters for the race. joining us is britney and thanks for -- thanks for being here. they are talking about the money raised, people are cure out where it goes and how it helps women. can you talk to us about that. >> one of the great things and one of the unique things about komen maryland is 75% of what is raised stays in maryland. and that money goes to grant programs that provide services across the breast health spectrum. we give grant funding to help women get in and get mammograms and clinical breast exams and women undergoing treatment and provide grant funding for programs that will supply them and their families with meals financial support to help with bills and child care so your child is taken care of when you have to go to an appointment and through survivorship that help women regain motion after surgery and getting back to their lives as much as normal as they can. >> reporter: and this really emphasizes what today is. today is national mammography
day and it's a day you use to get the word out. you're never too young to get screened. >> right. a couple programs provides support for women under the age of 40 and might be at a higher risk and their insurance might not cover it. we have programs to help them get in where they can go get a mammogram and get checked out. and one of the things we always say is early detection is the best prevention. so we encourage people to go out and get the mammogram annually. really once a year make sure to get it and we have a couple stories of survivors that we know who actually were diagnosed a year or a year and five days from the prior mammogram. >> reporter: you know, every year when we are at the race it's exciting and so inspiring to see the women who have survived and then those who are walking for those who have passed from breast cancer. the few hours make a different. >> -- difference. >> it's an emotional day and gives people an opportunity to
show support and rally around each other. but it raises funds which goes so we can actually get the programs out and get the funding out to the community. last year we granted funding 2.2 million dollars to 26 programs. and that's just right here in maryland. the other 25% we sent off to national headquarters for research to find the cures. we are providing support in the community but the funding goes to research on a national level to try to find a cure. >> reporter: thanks so much. of course we will be airing the race live here sunday morning. there is still plenty of space left so if you would like to come out sunday, and show your support in the fight against breast cancer you can show up here to register. all sunday morning correct? >> sunday morning at the race village at 6 a.m. at hunt valley town center today and tomorrow. >> reporter: wonderful. thanks. she will join nuts next half- hour and we will have much -- us in the next half-hour. and we will have much more. the price of colleges can astounding and some cases the
schools require money up front to apply. >> coming up next, we will show you the ways you might be able to get around the fees. >> and if you are late on the car payment, car dealers could be coming after you. there's a new device out there designed to stop you in your tracks if you don't pay up. >> so it's mild this morning. temperatures in baltimore at 64 degrees under cloudy skies. but we are dealing with light rain in annapolis. so if you want to get the information where you live, just go to our app store and down load the app. good morning maryland will be right back. [ harry umlaut ] i speak european you know. [ sally umlaut ] uh-huh.
your child's college tuition bills are hefty now. now you have to shell out money before they are accepted. schools charge fees to apply and the numbers can add up. there are ways to get around it. some schools will waive the fee if you fill out the application online. you can ask for a college waiver especially if you made a appointment to visit the school and a state has one week where students can apply online for free. 20 minutes after 5. buying a car is stressful for anybody especially for those who don't have good credit scores. now there's a device helping those people get a car and
giving the dealers a little peace of mind at the same time. you see it's connected to a person's car and makes a series of beeps if you are late on a payment. and if you wait too long to pay, the car will shut down inia and the gps system can track it for repossession. it's been around for more than a decade but sales sky rocketed because of the tough economy. >> some smaller dealers require more down. i am able to do it with a little less and work with people. >> so without the device dealerships and lenders see 30% of their customers make late payments. but with it, the number is cut down they say below 7%. the presidential campaigns were put on hold last night but it doesn't stop the president and his challenger from appearing today. >> -- together. >> we will tell you where they were and how each took a moment to poke fun at themselves and at one another. >> ann rom mi sits down with the ladies of the view --
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just two nights after a spirited debate president obama and mitt romney found him selves in the same room once again. the two were ensighted to the alfred e. smith but they took an opportunity to make fun of themselves and one another. >> i was hoping the president would bring joe biden along this evening. because he will laugh at anything. >> everyone take your seats. otherwise clint eastwood will yell at them. >> the most recent gallup poll shows romney leading over the president by 7 points. final debate before the election is october 22nd that's monday. in bock a are a tone, florida. the first ladies of the campaign are promising and
promoting their husbands very early in the morning. ann romney took a seat on the couch with the ladies of the view thursday along with touching on topics like abortion and the economy and romney did a little damage control with the hosts on behalf of her husband. >> at one point when he didn't -- you didn't think he was being heard he said he he was not sure he wanted to come on with us because we are high risk and we are sharp tongue. >> he said sharp and young. >> thank you. >> today you can see first lady michelle obama on live with kelly and michael. she is going to chat about live in the white house and her husband reelection bid and says sitting in the audience during the presidential debates is like being a parent of an olympic gymnast. i bet it's stressful. >> news time 5:26. e mother caring for her child gets an unbelievable shock when she is told to get off the city bus. >> why the bus driver kicked her off as she was trying to get her baby to the doctor.
>> one man's heart break turned happy. the amazing surprise he received after learning he won the lottery. the story is coming up in a bit. >> good morning. topping america's money, drivers getting a break at the pump. the average price of gas has fallen to 3.74 a gallon with predictions declines will continue for several weeks. a snapshot on jobs there's jump in unemployment applications. weekly number was up 46,000 a 4- month high. california processed some delayed application skewing the figures higher. hold the presses after 80 years newsweek is going out of print and all digital. the last print issue is december 31st and circulation is down to 1 1/2 million less than half of what it was five years ago. and remember 25 years ago today black monday october 19th, 1987, the market crashed and dow plunged 508 points and 22%
you're watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> ever feel like someone is watching you? if you travel on mta buses, you woright. the city says it's for your protection but others say it's like big brother. >> a grandmother and four children are laid to rest. we will take you to the funeral where thousands turned out to say bye to those killed in a tragic house fire. >> a police officer se off the street after testifying in the john leopold case. some say the story is not adding up with others have been saying good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan