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6:00, a dispute over a parking spot in with a woman in police custody. >> lisa robinson has more on how things got so out of control. >> forget about road rage. police say parking lot rage entered new levels here in white marsh friday night with two people ended up being struck by a vehicle. last friday night around 8:25 at the avenue in white marsh, the driver of an oldsmobile, a 35- year-old brandy ames of edgewood became irate. >> the driver of the oldsmobile became enraged when the driver of the book's second part at this but she was going to park at. >> the got into a physical fight. then things got really out of control. >> she pulled forward and struck the passenger of the volkswagen, pinning her against the vehicle. >> when ames saw a witness
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taking down information, she drove into that person, striking her as well. she is charged with assault and various traffic charges for fleeing the scene. people who witnessed the incident are outraged. >> out of control. very much of control. >> this is definitely one of those things we need to avoid. as grown adults and as kids as well, you know. to know that someone had to go through all of that over a parking spot. >> wbal-tv 11 news. >> and tonight, a baltimore city fire paramedic has been suspended with pay. sean white has been charged with two counts of second degree assault. david collins joins us from fire headquarters downtown with the details. david? >> charging documents indicate the paramedic pushed the patient
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down, slapped her and grabbed her by the throat and some of the assault was captured on videotape. according to police, the paramedic assaulted and intoxicated woman. lycee it happened during a call to render aid. police accuse her of -- accused -- police accuse him of slapping the woman. these cameras captured some of the incident on tape. the firefighter chief disagrees with the police version of the incident. what did you see on the tape? " there is no audio on the tape. what i see on the tape is -- >> there is no audio on the tape. what i see on the tape is a combative patient. to i think the care was of the utmost? no. do i think he deserves to be thrown in jail? absolutely not. >> hoffman says that the matter
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should have been handled internally by the fire department. >> it is a personnel matter in which the person has rights, but we are limited as to what we can -- . >> police are right that the observations of the co-worker are consistent with the video. the video shows the co-worker walking away, clearly distressed. employees at the apartment complex with the surveillance video was captured say the police viewed the tape last week. white's co-worker told police "when the patient began to mouth off, he grabbed her by the back of the head and pushed her face down onto the stretcher." it alleges that she was not being combative as reflected on the videotape? >> i beg to differ.
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>> the paramedic has been released on his own recognizance. his next court appearance is on the 18th. wbal-tv 11 news. >> all right, david. thank you. we have an update to a story we brought you in march. the suspect accused of striking a teenager in march has pled guilty. during the hearing, he said that the victim through the french fries at his sister. the victim was not charged. it was ruled he acted in self- defense. we have more on the man suspected of murdering both of his grandparents in their pikesville home last week. long sound unresponsive in a hotel room after allegedly taking prescription pills. >> numerous deficiencies, state
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funds, and bankruptcy forced a maryland nursing home to close, and many workers had to fight to get their final paycheck. >> and they are trying to get other benefits they are still owed as well. >> healthcare coverage another issue here? >> that is right. some of these workers expected health care through the rest of this month. and then went to see their doctors or the bill prescriptions, but they found that coverage ended last month. >> it left all of us at -- in a bind. >> the doors are locked at the facility. is officially closed last week. only essential personnel are here. some of the 71 laid-off workers like debra odom are finding that health care benefits disappeared. >> i went to get a refill on my
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insulin, and they said that they put in for a whole group termination august 31. >> she was advised her benefits would not end until september 30. harborside, formerly known as ravenwood, announced it was closing. and inspection found numerous fire hazards and safety violations. this is the same facility the state shut down in july 2010 because faulty air-conditioning left residents in sweltering heat. ravenwood healthcare up for bankruptcy in april. >> i think it is awful. >> you are taking care of these patients, coming here every day, cold weather, hot weather, whatever, and they just threw us out like this. >> she and her former co-workers say that they are owed thousands of dollars in vacation and other benefits. 11 news contacted the parent company in baton rouge,
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louisiana. be chief financial officer said the workers were paid for work they did. in terms of personal time accumulated, some of not been paid out. she said that 90% of the revenue -- revenue stream was from medicaid and medicare, and the goal is to pay the workers. the workers will get a notice to apply and get on cobra. the company official says as monies due from medicare and medicaid come in, but workers may need to file a claim with the bankruptcy court. wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. in other news tonight, vandalism appears to be targeting mosques in virginia. worshipers at the shenandoah valley and harrisburg found graffiti on the building. on wednesday, the windows of 30 cars were smashed at a mosque
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near falls church. authorities are looking into whether these incidents are related to anti-u.s. protests sparked by a film for trying to profit mohammad. in beirut, the leader of the militant hezbollah group urged the process to continue. earlier protests in afghanistan said fires near a u.s. military base and demonstrators clashed with police in pakistan and indonesia. >> this is about politics and world power. this is about what is taking place in these countries. a tremendously complex and painful transition. >> nato has scaled back operations with afghan policeman to reduce local tensions and the risk of insider attacks. >> mitt romney is rebuilding his campaign. after recent polling shows that president obama is making gains.
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the president is during battleground states this week. we have the latest on the campaign. >> donna, the president announced a new crackdown on china and iran the camp is pursuing a new strategy, one that focuses -- and the romney camp is pursuing a new strategy, one that focuses on specifics. >> campaigning in ohio, president obama announced a new action against china. >> he made money investing in companies that uprooted from here and went to china. >> he also said that romney is short on specifics. >> they want your vote, but they do not want to tell you their planned. >> to quell criticism, the romney campaign is putting new emphasis on dishing out the details. >> my plan is to help the middle class. >> my plan, as you have heard
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has five key steps. >> ann romney focus on that vision for the economy. >> my plan will create 12 million jobs by the end of my first term. >> there is infighting within the campaign. >> some observers say the shift was prompted by a sense by republicans that the campaign has begun to slip away. >> the question is will this reset, give us those details, or will it be more than -- more of the same? >> romney says that the president's action on china only comes now the votes are at stake. live from washington, wbal-tv 11 news. >> still ahead tonight, a heavy hitter in the arts was to expand arts education in baltimore. >> providing equity to art education. >> the ravens coach it does not
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have the luxury of dwelling on officiating. we will tell you later in sports. >> wet weather is on the way. the insta-weather plus details are next. >> live, local, late breaking. you are watching wbal-tv 11 news with rob daniels and donna hamilton, chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer, and sky team 11 covering breaking news. covering breaking news.
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>> maryland has a new labor secretary tonight. leonard howie will leave the department. he has worked at the state department of human resources. before that, he was the labor department deputy secretary. he will take his new position october 8. >> a heavy hitter in the arts world is pledging support to baltimore city schools. the kennedy center is bringing its any given job program to baltimore. partnerships do exist between our organizations and various schools, but the program would make sure that resources are
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distributed efficiently. >> the idea is due to a survey, look for the gaps, and is there a better way to provide equity to those arts education resources so every child in the community can have our as part of their education? >> and the kennedy center will fill in some of those existing gaps. baltimore is the ninth city to be lucky enough to be selected for the program. >> rain is on the way. if you have to do things outdoors in the next couple of hours, it should be all right, but around 9:00, 10:00, rain chances will steadily increase. insta-weather plus shows dry weather in the immediate baltimore area. uc showers approaching harrisonburg, moving up to charlotte -- to charlottesville. again, all of that means in our general direction, and there's a lot of it on the gulf coast, till -- too.
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two systems. it is not a completely bad thing. we actually need the rain. but it will be different. we have nearly perfect, late summer conditions. let's check out the area as the two weather systems approach beeping the purple-shaded area is a swath of rain, -- as the two weather systems approach. the purple-shaded area is this what the rain. there is the potential for heavy downpours summer from north west virginia into southern new england and baltimore, right in that area where we could get a couple of inches of rain out of the. again, not terrible. we are an inch below normal for september and more than 6.3 inches below normal for precipitation for the year. a little rain will help us out of the. high temperatures cooler than normal. the average is 78. the morning started with temperatures in the low 50's.
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it has not changed a lot and will not overnight. the showers are moving in, 60's in mt.. 70's in baltimore. south winds up 5 to 10 miles per hour. high pressure is out of here now, and that opens the door to this tropical area of low pressure in the louisiana, bringing in lots of moisture from the gulf. behind the gulf, it feels like fall and that will get here for wednesday and thursday keeping which is set to get through a wet day tomorrow. scattered showers. rainshowers and under imbedded in their throughout the day. then it clears up slowly tomorrow night. showers taper out. the front is moving up the coast. wednesday and thursday are both looking nice. insta-weather plus forecast -- breezy day. showers and understands.
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it will be tricky on the bay. gale warnings are up. it feels like fall on wednesday. a high of only 55 degrees. lows wednesday night into thursday morning in the 30's. fall officially begins at 10:49 saturday morning. ocean city will have to hold onto some rain chances right until about lunchtime wednesday, and then it will clear up in the afternoon. seven-day forecast, once the front it's out of here, we have nice weather. -- gets out of here, we have nice weather. it feels like all. that is the first day of fall on sunday. high of 71. >> this is 11 sports. >> i think we have clearly established a place where the refs stumped in philadelphia. but if you still lose when your
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head, you have to look in the mirror. there were seven turnovers in philadelphia. you cannot blame the refs for that. safety, future first quarter. ravens quarterback joe flaco two times. still, the ravens had control after this -- control of this game after joe flaco and jacoby jones. then in the first possession of the third quarter, joe flaco with a bad decision that set the tone for the second half. see that? jones in the end zone. gave the refs plenty of bargaining power.
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it did into the game. led an 80-yard drive. sure, you can second guess be played call with the lack of second half -- you can second- guess the play call with the lack of second have running. john harbaugh did not want to talk about it today. >> anytime you lose, it forces you -- when you win, you'll get everything really hard and try to build on a. but when you lose, man, that stain really forces you to dig deep. i think all this. is just human nature. >> he says he will he can play with bruised ribs it next week. he did emphasize his "toughness
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." this week, the ravens will not have to worry about the patriots errant hernandez. he sprained his ankle and will likely miss the next four weeks to six weeks. patriots -- arizona. fourth quarter touchdown on the stretch. cardinals up 20-9. did not see that going. patriots return volley. as you would expect, tom brady. in version failed. the patriots had a chance to win it at the end. way wide left of the 42-yard. either the ravens or the patriots will follow one or two sunday night. that is a lot on sunday night. and the orioles road trip shifts to the seattle. tickets go on sale to the general public this saturday
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morning at 10:00 a.m. the o's officially locked up their first winning season in 15 years on friday. but they have their sights considerably higher. only 16 games left in the regular season. the yankees have tonight of. the rays have fallen in the wild-card race. and other wild week before them. what will be weak look like? tom tasselmyer will fill you in right after this. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life.
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but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying...
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