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good morning coming up next on "eyewitness news." good morning. i am meghan mccorkell. how occupy baltimore is part of a moment that's gone global straight a-- a movement that's gone global straight ahead. a closer look at the man that led police on a dangerous high-speed chase. why police say he shouldn't have been behind the wheel in the first place. good morning. i am andrea fugii saving a landmark. what edgar allen poe fans are doing to protect his home if closing for good ahead on wj ask. "eyewitness news." -- wjz "eyewitness news." when the sunrise, many are hoping for another beautiful
day in our area, but will they see it in motor will gist -- meteorologist tim williams has the answer. wjz "eyewitness news" starts this morning. >> this is wjz-tv. , wjzhd and wjz.com. baltimore. >> from the city, to the counties, to your neighborhood, now, it's complete coverage it's wjz maryland's news station. good morning and welcome to "eyewitness news." this saturday i am gigi barge barnett. >> i am -- barnett. >> i am tim wills yeah. it's in the -- william. it's in the 40s and 50s. >> it's fall. >> the average i want to put it in perspective. average high is is 70 and going down every so many days but temperatures are starting off in the 40s and 50s. we will give you an idea of what we are looking at. it's a clear start to the day
and with the temperatures, you will walk out to mist on your car. 49 at bwi-marshall. 47 in elkton and 47 on the shore. high pressure is in control allowing warm air to mob into the region. although the normal high is 70, we will be going up today to just around 76 degrees. could be a little bit warmer and we are going into the 80s for the remainder of the next five days for the majority of it i should say. complete updated first warning forecast in a few moments. >> thanks. here's what people are talking about. we start with breaking news from overnight. just after 3:30 this morning, city police report an officersp involved shooting in the 1800 block of hope street. there are few details but we have learned that no officers were injured in the shooting. no word on any of the condition of the suspects. wjz is following the story and we will bring the latest updates throughout the morning. well, it's a growing political movement that sparked large protests in new york, los
angeles and right here in baltimore. it's called the occupy movement. and as meghan mccorkell explains it's finding support in our area. >> reporter: good morning. many of the protesters down here at the inner harbor have been here for several days and they say they will stay until they get their message heard. making their voices heard dozen occupy baltimore. they say they are representing 99% of americans. >> it doesn't matter if you are republican or democrat but matters if you care about your country. i want the middle class to stay here. >> reporter: rose brought her children out for a real life civic lesson. >> it's about reclaiming the country for the average person and not just for the wealthy person. >> reporter: occupy baltimore part of a nationwide movement that spread across the country. it started three weeks ago in new york city protesters clashed with police trying to get closer to wall street. in los angeles, hundreds of people including labor union
members and activists flood the financial district with signs. >> occupy chicago. >> reporter: demonstrators gather outside the federal reserve bank and bank of america warning financial leaders a change is coming even the president commented on the movement. >> i think it expresses the frustrations of the american people that they feel. >> reporter: protesters say grab washington is list neeng it's beyond wall street. there's hope for the world. >> reporter: hey, hey, -- >> hey, hey, ho, ho corporate greed has to go. >> reporter: they will raise their voice until the hope turns into change. occupy together movement has spread to more than 500 cities worldwide. at the inner harbor meghanmccorkell. protest here in baltimore have been peaceful and they havpolice have not made any arrest. an accident leaves two people injured in anne arundel county. it happened on fort smallwood
road last night. police say a vehicle reportedly pulled out in font of the officer who was driving an unmarked police car. the officer was not able to stop in time and crashed into the vehicle. the driver and the officer were injured but doctors say both are expected to be okay. meanwhile another person is is recovering in northwest baltimore after this accident on park heights yesterday. as you can see from the video captured from skyeye chopper 13, the car overturned at park and trapped the driver inside. medics eventually pulled him out. he is now recovering at sinai hospital. a hagerstown manshall man faces several charges. 26-year-old robert hillard junior is facing more than 20 charges including failing to stop at the scene of an accident. he rear ended another car setting off a chain reaction that pushed a motorcyclists into the path of a suv that later died that day. hillard is held on a 750,000
dollar bond. we are learning more about a high speed police chase that left a man dead earlier this week. as weija jiang explains, the man behind the wheel had a troubling driving history. >> reporter: police identified the man they say threatened several lisle as 50-year-old brian mcnutt of glen burnie and say he was not allowed to be driving. maryland mva records reveal his license was revoked since 2008 and he had to complete a driver improvement class in 2009 and just two days before the crash, he applied for a new license. mcnutt has a long history of traffic related charges including drunk driving. >> the forensic and toxicology results will come back. >> reporter: he was driving a blue pickup truck registered to his roommate at 1 unhad been
miles per hour crossing over three lanes of traffic he died when the truck crashed and wrapped around the tree. >> he was speeding out in front of you know 8 or 10 cars at one point in time. you know, and he could have hit thousands of people and could have killed them all. >> reporter: neighbors didn't know mcnutt but you knew thetruck. >> you notice it because you have to come to the stop sign and he would just flyby it. >> reporter: the speed limit is 25 miles per hour george says he worried the truck would hit kid walking home from nearby schools and including his own three. the motive for this wild ride is still unclear. many just glad it is over. >> thank god no one else was hurt. >> reporter: mcnutt had applied for new license, a spokesman for the mva says they hadn't decide whether to reinstate it. weija jiang, wjz "eyewitness news." >> court reports re-- records reveal he had a history of drug use.
elsewhere john leopold may be look for a new job -- looking for a new job. he says he is considering a run for state office in 2014 either for governor or state comptroller. police cal experts say his personal issues could be a challenge -- political experts say his personal issues could be a challenge. it is a piece of baltimorehistory and advocates say it's on the verge of closing for more. andrea fujii has more on the effort to save edgar allen poe's home. >> reporter: nearly 5,000 people visit the house every year. but its time is running out. on the anniversary of edgar allen poe's death his fans are hoping to prevent another tragedy the closing of his baltimore home on amity street. >> he lived there for three years and wrote very important stories there. >> reporter: it's been open to the public as a museum since
1949. but last year, the city was forced to cut its funding. right now it sur -- it is surviving on donations and cay stay open until june 2012 but after that the future is uncertain. >> this thing is to beremembered. >> reporter: the play portrait of poe is one of events nationwide raising money to keep the house open. >> the a-- it appeals to many lovers of postry and horror. >> reporter: money raise led go to pennies for poe. >> he lived -- raised will go to pennies for poe. >> he lived there and wrote there and it's a destination for many tourists who come to baltimore. >> reporter: the world famous writer known for his dark proneswas shrouded in mystery up until death a caped visitor known as the poe toaster marked poe's birthday by leaving roses and cognac on his grave. >> he is synonymous with
halloween. scary and spooky. >> reporter: and supporters say it's a mystery worth saving for generations to come. >> it would mean stewed antes cross baltimore lose a direct and local -- students across baltimore lose a direct and local connection to history. >> reporter: up and down the weekend and next week in baltimore there will be fund raisers. wjz "eyewitness news." >> thanks you. wjz is always on for a list of poe house fund raisers log onto wjz.com and click on this story. think of it as buying take out for the entire neighborhood. hundreds of people converged in fells point for a gourmet event called the gathering. folks enjoyed lots of good food sold from the windows of nearly 20 food trucks. the event was a chance for people to learn about the many culinary surprises they could find in a food truck. turning to sports now, another national league team is beginning the off season.
divisional playoff game between the phillies and cardinals featured another run in with asquirrel that has been plaguing the major league this past week. they had a few of those. when the game got underway cardinals scored a big run in the first and carpenter pitches a shutout and cardinals win 1- 0. they will meet the brewers. all right. as for the phillies, they got a big injury to go with the agony of their defeat. on the final out of the game ryan howard injured his achilles tendon and will have more test today but if it's a complete tear, officials say he could miss the entire 2012 season. wow. and in football, the ravens have this week off and they will return sunday october 16th. of course that's next week a week from tomorrow to host the texans. we will bring all the action to you live right here at 4:00 on that day right here on wjz13.
>> i love the squirrel shots. >> i don't know how they-- you have a huge stadium i guess just like anything have you been to a box stores and birds are flying around. how does a creature get into a place like that. >> they are a squirrel. you are in their world. >> trying to a get a nut. >> or a baseball. >> you know that's true. as long as they get out. no squirrels are harmed in the playing of the game. >> good. we are looking a at a -- at a really nice day. every week we have had rain and the ground has been soggy up until last weekend but if you have been waiting for the one weekend to do the stuff outside you may get a break. but the leafs have not started falling so this's not a lot of out-- there's not a lot of outside work so maybe you get to a do a recreational weekend with the nice forecast. it's clear out. temperatures are very, very mild right now. the average overnight low is about 49 degrees so.
we are at 47 now. nothing that is so unseasonably chilly. it's cool out there. but it's a very comfortable day starting out. 46 is the dew point. humidity is at 96%. calm winds and barometer very high at 30.51. around the state we have 50 and in oakland 48 in cumberland and 45 in elkton and 44 on the shore. patuxent river at 50. we have 50s as you start to make your way down past central maryland and going towards the southern and southeast portion of the state. 57 in annapolis and on kent island. 47 in bel air and 48 in westminster. wind are calm across much of the state. variable directions everywhere else. a light flow today primarily from the west and the southwest. it's going to help warm us up along with the sunshine. we will have a lot of blue sky. clear conditions and the next chance of from the west starts to approach. that will be tuesday near wednesday. we will look for some rain possibly on wednesday and even with that front moving through, and dropping the temperatures
back a little bit, we only go back into the 70s. so temperatures don't change very drastically. but this is our forecast. we are looking at very nice, pleasant and warm conditions for today and through tomorrow and into monday. the high stays right in place and eventually it will ease off to the east and it will allow the front to approach from the west bringing us rain by midweek. today, your sunrise officially at 7:10. setting at 6:38 a south wind on the bay at 5 with no advisories in effect. the high tide is at 5:06. with that, your forecast looks like this. going up to 76 today. sunny and very nice. overnight lows going down into the low to mid-40s in parts of the western part of the area and close to about 50 degrees in central maryland near downtown. 82 degrees pleasant and warm with a full day of sunshine for your sunday and then for the next five days, 82 on monday, and 78 on tuesday and it could be very close to 80 in parts of the area and 68 and 63 on
wednesday and thursday. still to come on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, speaking out. amanda knox opens up about the years she spent behind an italian jail cell. her startling allegation. gobble, gobble. a reporter learns the hard way that not every turkey goes quietly before thanksgiving. we will explain what happened. but first, here's yesterday's winning lottery numbers. good luck. we are back in a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
welcome back to "eyewitness news" this morning on this saturday october 8th a very nice clear start and a pretty seasonably cool start to the day. we are going up today to temperatures above the normal high of 70. the weekend looks like this. we are looking at warm air coming in courtesy of high pressure that's helping to pull it in from the west. and the southwest. the jet stream is high enough allowing for the high to bring that warm air all the way up and down the eastern seaboard into new england. for us, the temperatures go up to about 76 degrees. it will be a nice and sunny
day. we are looking at clear skies tonight with a good bit of moonlight and starlight. 48 the overnight low and tomorrow 82 degrees. a shame the ravens are not playing in town this weekend. warm with a full day of sunshine. five-day first warning forecast in a few moments. >> thanks. but first back to some of the other stories people are talking about. freedom comes as hefty cost for amanda knox. >> she was being further pressured in a prison system that at least she should have some degree of safety. and this guy a senior officer in the prison now pressing her about sex. >> in a letter amanda knox says she was sexually intimidated by a italian prison guard during the four year ordeal behind bars. knox was set free on monday after an appeals court overturned the 2007 murder convection of her british roommate. you can see more details on
knox' time behind bars tonight on 48 hours mystery right here on wjz13. police are now turning their attention to the parents of a missing baby in missouri. 10-month-old lisa irwin was last seen four days ago. her parents say someone snatched her from her crib but lisa's mother failed a lie detector test on thursday. now investigators say the girl's parents are refusing to cooperate with them. but family members say that's not the case. >> there's no way she had anything to do with the disappearance of this child. >> the information i put out last night is accurate and if they say something they are willing to speak to the police department, then i say fantastic. >> kansas city police and fbi agents searched a landfill near the couple's home for the second time yesterday. so far there are no clues as to who took the baby or where she
could be. jurors hear from michael jackson's private physician object friday. they -- on friday them played a -- tape. he described a long night when he was unable to sleep e begged him for the powerful anesthetic propofol and he had no intention of hurting the pop star. we will have more on the story coming up in the next half- hour. >> now here's one bird that doesn't want to be stuffed this thanksgiving. >> oh. no. go away. no. oh, my god. okay. >> a tv news producer in california wanted to check out reports of turkity attacking joggers. right. but the -- turkey attacking joggers right. but it came after her and she screams for help and mail truck comes to her rescue and scares
the truck turkey away. the neighbors say it has been around for years but became aggressive recently. you think? >> closer we get to november? >> yeah. okay. so i am going to find out where the tax and i will go out and the turkey attacks me, who is wrong? who do you blame for that night investigative reporting tim, come on. >> turkey. >> all turkeys. coming up on "eyewitness news" saturday morning... >> reporter: i am mike schuh wjz "eyewitness news." you're more likely this year than last to get hit by a deer on maryland highways. the story when we run. -- return. as part of wjz's continuing community commitment we are proud to spops outer taste and auction of howard county restaurants and caters -- sponsor the taste and auction of howard county restaurants and caterers. they are offering appetizers and desserts and other auction items. >> it's all to benefit the go
first center. text are available to purchase -- tickets are available to purchase but you could be the lucky winner by going to cbs baltimore's website click on the contest page and look for the taste and auction of howard county. >> that will be the -- the winner will be announced on the weekend of october 15th. we are back in just a moment. ,,
82 tomorrow. and sunday. look for temperatures close to 80 on tuesday and 68 on wednesday and 63 on thursday with a chance of rain dropping the temperatures back. more drivers in maryland are crashing into deer and that's the opposite of a national trend. >> as mike schuh reports there are a couple of counter intuitive actions you should take inform you are about to hit a deer. >> reporter: quick. you driving along and this guy is lit up in the headlights. what do you do? a million and a half motorists will hit the deer n maryland state farm says 32,000 such collisions make us the 13th most dangerous state. and right about now, deer particularly the bucks, lose their mind. all they are thinking about is how to make more deer. >> frequently now. >> reporter: andrea frequently sees deer on her travel but has never hit one. >> i would try to avoid any collision you know, i don't know what i would do though i need to go to how to avoid hitting a deer training school. >> reporter: glad you asked.
the experts in the things say if you come upon a deer in the road you can may have to hit the deer. -- road, you may have to hit the deer. don't swerve because you could go off road and hate tree or oncoming traffic. >> people sweer to have avoid a deer and strike a car coming in the other -- swerve to avoid a deer and strike a car coming in the other direction. >> reporter: have you hit a deer. >> many times. >> reporter: he says don't slam on the brakes or swirl because the deer will startle. >> if the only thing you have is the deer you will to hit as opposed to running off the road or hitting a tree or another car, then sorry for the deer. >> reporter: but welcome training for andrea. >> well, i believe man is on the top of the food chain. so, i would never risk my own life for an animal. >> reporter: mike schuh wjz "eyewitness news." >> we are also surrounded by states with even higher deer accident rates. >> west virginia including as the worst in the country while pennsylvania and virginia are in the top 12. you know even here, we are in
the wjz outback and there are deer there's heard that walks through here and we are in the city. >> we are next to the parking too. >> yeah. they are everywhere. be careful. >> be careful. coming up on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, the occupy movement moves from wall street to pratt street. the latest on protests downtown and how they are connected to others sweeping the nation. chilling testify testimony in the manslaughter case of dr. conrad murray. what prosecutors are saying about the last hours of michael jackson's life. and a study says prostate cancer screenings may be harmful and ineffective. what local doctors have to say about it and why many are calling the study bogus. that story is next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
coverage continues with gigi barnett. and meteorologist tim williams. it's wjz, maryland's news station. welcome back to "eyewitness news" saturday morning. i am gigi barnett. >> i am tim williams. temperatures are in the 40s and the as -- 50s on this october 8th. it's a gorgeous day shaping up. hopefully you have plans outside. if you don't, make some and take full advantage because the weekends will be few and far between as we get later into the season a clear start to the
day a little due out there. due point -- dew out there. dew point and temperature is is low. 46 is the dew point and 50 in oakland and 44 in ocean city. high pressure is in control. warm air moving into the region and our temperatures are going up very nicely to about the mid to upper 70s across the area. we will have the complete updated first warning forecast in a moment. >> thank you. but now here's what people are talking about. making their voices heard. dozens of people occupy baltimore as this growing movement continues to spread nationwide. many protesters had been fighting for jobs at the inner harbor for days and they say they will stay there for as long as it takes. the movement started three weeks ago in new york city and protesters say it is bigger than politics. >> it doesn't matter if you are republican or democrat but it matters if you care about your country i want the middle class to stay here. >> it's about reclaiming the country for the average person and not just for the wealthy
person. >> the occupy movement spread to more than 500 cities worldwide. so far, the protests here in baltimore have been peaceful. key evidence in the manslaughter trial for michael jackson's death for the first time we are hearing dr. conrad murray's police interviews. kendis gibson reports from los angeles for wjz. >> conrad robert murray. >> reporter: jurors heard the voice of dr. conrad murray in a police interview before michael jackson death a was classified a homicide. murray described a long night after jackson returned from rehearsal and was unable to sleep. >> he said, i can't function if i don't sleep. i don't. >> reporter: murray recalled commenting to jackson about thesleep it's he gave him as the night wore on. >> >> reporter: dr. murray told
police he gave jackson propofol around mid morning. jackson called it milk. >> he said, please, please give it to him. [audio not understandable] >> reporter: dr. murray gave the interview volume unterrible with an attorney -- volume unterrible with an attorney president -- volume untearly with the attorney present and said i did not want him to fail. murray said what is the mainline of defense jackson new how to administer or push the drug himself. telling the doctor. >> i love to push it you know. it makes me feel great. >> reporter: murray told police he gave jackson propofol every day except for the three days leading up to the death. he feared jackson had become addicted. and was trying to w wean him off it. kendis gibson, wjz "eyewitness news." >> dr. murray pleaded not guilty. if convicted he could face four years behind bars and lose his
medical license. this suspect in the deadlytucson shoting rampage is headed back to missouri. a federal appeals court rejected jared loughner's request to stay in tucson while appealing a lower court ruling. he was today four more months of treatment to a mental hospital in missouri. he pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding 1 others including congresswoman gabelle giffords. the center for disease control released new numbers yesterday. this as a pregnant woman in iowa suffered a miscarriage a few weeks after eating one of the contaminated canteloupes. health workers say the case highlights the seriousness of listeria in expectant mothers but a their immune system is weakened. in this morning's wjz "healthwatch" a. controversial group is telling men not to get prostate cancer screenings. they believe they hurt more
than help. but as jessica kartalija explains, a local doctor says that's not true. >> reporter: prostate specific antigen or psa is a blood test that measures a protein made by prostate cells. now the u.s. preventive services task force is giving the psa test a d great meaning the harm outweighs the benefit. >> the problem with the psa some groups are saying of course it's not a highly accurate test and there can be false positives leading to unnecessary biopsies and surgery and radiation with significant consequences like incontinent and impotence. >> reporter: 225,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in the u.s. every year. of those, 28,000 will die of the disease. here at chesapeake urology dr. siegel says the psa test are critical. >> it send the wrong message to people. men's lives have been saved because of psa. >> reporter: milton ross says
routine psa screenings saved his life. >> and in my case because of the enlargement of the prostate through the years, it was being watched and eventually caught it at a very early situation. >> reporter: the study also says often a detected cancer is so small and slow growing they never pose a risk to the patientdr. siegel is not convinced. >> if you take that away i believe you will see death rates go up significantly and men will be dying from prostate cancer and dying from prostate cancer is not a good way to die. >> reporter: men over the age of 40 who have a family history of prostate cancer are urged to get psa screenings every year. at union memorial hospital, i am jessica car tal yarks wjz "eyewitness news." -- kartalija, wjz "eyewitness news." >> doctors say mortality rates associated with prostate cancer are down and attribute that to early detigs with the psa test -- detegs to the p -- detection to the psa test.
police are not charge tiara williams who was arrest the yesterday -- police will not charge tiara william who was arrested yesterday. police say she helped raise the child since birth. former prince georges county leslie johnson will wait before seeing a judge. johnson pleaded guilty in jiewj to destroying evidence in a federal corruption probe that ennard her husband. she was supposed to be sentenced next week but was able to push that back until december 9. jack johnson will be sentenced on the same day. he has been at the helm of one of the largest school districts for more than a decade. now dr. joe hairston say he is stepping down from baltimore county schools and the news is bringing different reactions from parents. >> reporter: baltimore county school superintendent says this school year will be his last.
and he won't sign a new contract when the current one ends in june. the reaction tonight from parents is mixed. some parents give hairston leadership high marks. >> i have been very happy with the school district. i think as we have had each of our children has had different needs and they have been addressed. >> reporter: and others say a new superintendent may have new ideas. >> many ways i think it's incredibly solid foundation and you worry about things unpredictable but when somebody new comes in, you hope for positive changes. >> we think ahead. and we move forward. >> reporter: dr. hairston addressed teachers and principals in august just before the start of the new school year. after 12 years at the helm, hairston lead the school system to hire attendance rates add more ap class but in recent years he is under fire for overcrowded schools and being unresponsive to parents and teachers ideas to improving the
district. you think he is feeling the pressure to move on? >> definitely. >> baltimore county is not the only district looking for a leader now. both howard county and the state school system have job openings. and hairston will review future plans next week. turning to sports now. the minnesota links sweeped the dream. baltimore native angel mccoughtery had a game high 22 points including 9 in the fourth quarter but it was not enough to keep the sear yes alive. minnesotas 7 3-63 closing out a year and near perfect post season with 6 straight wins. very nice. >> all right. >> with the nba lockout that might be the last basketball we see for a while. >> good and it's girls playing. >> girl power. >> that's right. girls closing it out. >> that's right. all right. we are looking at pretty decent day. this might be one of the days
all the wanna be ballers are out on the court and playing football. because the forecast for the weekend outside wise is going to be really nice. >> one last hurrah. >> one last hurrah because we don't know how long the nice weeks ends will last. if you have fall planting and look for the pumpkin for the season, you know, leaves are not down but clean your gutters and any of that stuff. this is reality weekend to do it. 47 degrees is the temperatures. 46 the dew point those numbers are close. the dew is forming at 46. you will see a lot of moisture on your car or your lawn. not because of rain that moved through overnight but because of dew forming. calm winds across central maryland. 30.51 with a high barometer. high pressure is in control of the forecast. temperatures are in the 40s. and 50s across the state. 44 down in ocean city. one of the coolest spots 53 in dc. one of the warmest. we are falling sweep those -- between those numbers.
46 in bel air and 47 in columbia. and 48 in rock hall. and 53 in dc. 47 -- or 57 on kent island. the winds are calm across much of the state a variable direction around the rest. oakland is seeing a southeast flow at 8 miles per hour. elkton a northwest flow at just around 3. so, that's the order of day right now. but we will start to see a bit of a uniform shift to the west and the southwest over the course of the next few days. that's going to help usher in warm air that's building in the mid portion of the country. our next rain chance comes with a system that is moving in from the west. a lot of rain and a lot of snow up in the higher elevations off to the west from south dakota into the sierra nevada region and rockies and we will see this as our forecast until about tuesday before we see any real change. pleasant and warm conditions in place with high pressure solidly over our region really the high is down around
virginia west virginia that's going to allow for the west and southwest flow to wrap around and with that the warmer air will take us into temperatures weep above the normal high right now at -- well above our normal high. this is the leap. now -- felipe down to a tropical storm which was category one for the majority of the day yesterday. it's moving to the east northeast picking up speed at 24 miles per hour. we expect by sunday, at around 8:00 in the morning or 8 in the evening until maybe monday morning or so it will be out of the region and we will stop issues advisories. sunset at 6:38. next high tide is 5:06 with the northeast wind on the bay at 5 knots no advisories in effect. boaters, you get a last weekend or one of your last weekends to enjoy the water. 76 degrees. sunny and nice for this evening. we go down to 46 degeese. and then for tomorrow -- degrees. and then for tomorrow 82 and and tomorrow 82 and 82 on
monday, 78 on tuesday and rain by wednesday into thursday. and temperatures drop into the mid to upper 60s. still to come on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, fighting for his life. someone attacked a deputy on a dark deserted road. what happened next. a feud between amish families could land several people behind bars for a very long time and those details are coming up in a moment. ,,,,,,,,,
a live look over baltimore. welcome back to "eyewitness news" this saturday morning. 6:46 and 47 degrees and clear outside. it's all caught on tape. a sheriff's deputy is attacked on the side of the road in ohio. the deputy stopped to check out a car that was sitting in a ditch. when the deputy reached in to shake driver he woke up and -- shake the driver he woke up and slammed the deputy to the ground. he was able to taste the man and subdue him. driver faces assault charges. california's governor is trying to put an end to a controversial dish called shark fin soup shark fins are a chinese delicacy. but yesterday, the governor signed a law banning the possession and sale of shark fins in california. some critics say the law singles out chinese americans who enjoy the dish but other advocates say they agree with
the decision emafter learning about the facts on shark fin ing. >> i grew up eating it and it's no idea i didn't realize that sharks are being killed just for the fins and the rest of the animal is wasted and it's no idea sharks were in danger. it's no idea we lost 90% of our sharks in the last 50 years. >> about 73 million sharks are killed every year for the fins. the ban will take effect on january 1st. police in ohio step in to stop an escalating feud between amish communities. police say a gang of amish men and women broke into another family's home and held down the people inside and began to cut off their hair and beards. the violent haircuts are meant to humiliate those whose faith weakened. police are considering charging the group with knell any -- felony assault and kidnapping. the show will go on for the longest running animateed family television show in history. fox renewed the simpsons for
two more seasons which would take it into the 25th year on the air. produce hers been in the middle of -- producers had been in a middle of a major contract dispute with the cast who agreed to a small pay cut so gigi what's your favorite simpson character? >> how about my favorite episode. >> okay. >> i like lisa. >> okay. >> lisa. >> yeah. >> you and that girl power thing. >> yeah, yeah. the plow episode. >> the plow? >> okay. mr. plow. >> okay. >> at least that's one of my producer's favorite. >> i like the things that come from it. doh and things like that. and things we have learned over the years. >> i didn't do it you can't prove it. nobody saw me do it. >> yeah. and bart and all his little things. yeah, man whatever he says. >> i cannot believe it's still on. >> 25 years, that's -- 25 seasons is a long time. >> that's a long time. >> there you go. all right. well, bart, and you know also
into nelly and amiel a navy nurse and french plantation own who fall in love. the musical which is set during world war ii debuted yesterday at the hippodrome. >> we are as different as people can be. >> ♪ it's true. >> reporter: while love is the major part of the show it tackles war and racial prejudice. it is those themes and the messages behind them that cast members say keeps the play current. >> i think in a way it never is outdated. >> there's racial tension and there's still this idea of becoming bigger than yourself and questioning what you have been taught. >> reporter: the south pacific play is is based on the lincoln center production, cast members tell us they try to make the performance into their own. >> this is you know a version that's never been done before. >> reporter: it's the costume set dough signs and, of course, the music of rogers and
hammerstein ♪ >> reporter: that pay tribute to the original and take you back to the era. >> very dramatic. big, pulsing music. >> we have a incredible ensemble and wonderful cast that -- >> reporter: if you are look to get lost into another time or swept away by a song it's waiting. movement onique griego, "eyewitness news." >> awesome. show runs through tomorrow. >> let me guess you and your girl power thing your favorite song is wash that man out of my hair right? >> that's it. >> wow. >> wash him right out. when we come back, tim has the exclusive new "eyewitness news" first five-day warning forecast. >> yep. ,,,,,, septic system breakdowns
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and 82 and 82 and 78 for sunday, monday and tuesday with a chance of rain on wednesday and thursday. temperatures dropping back into the 60s. >> and that's the first hour ofour saturday morning show. another hour of "eyewitness news" is coming. have you got your flu shot yet? we will tell you why you may need to. dr. bill howard and the house call is coming up in the next hour. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
coming up next on "eyewitness news." >> good honoring. i am megan meghan mccorkell. dozen gather to occupy baltimore. part of a movement that's gone global straight ahead. and taking a closer look at man who led police on a dangerous high-speed chase in anne arundel county. why police say he shouldn't have been behind the wheel in the first place. and... >> reporter: good morning i am andrea fugi -- fuji what fans are doing to keep edgar allen poe's home from closing for good. and a hive look outside. the sun is coming up and warming up. air outside can we difficulty jackets? meteorologist tim williams will have the answer if the first warning weather forecast and. >> reporter: i am mike exphiew live in munich germany well,
timonium maryland but they will turn it into a place that looks like munich germany. it's 80 some beers that you will be able to taste out here. join fours a live report when "eyewitness news" saturday morning continues. >> this is wjztv, wjz and wjz.com baltimore. >> from the cities to the counties tower neighborhood. now it's complete coverage it's wjz maryland's news station. welcome about a to "eyewitness news" saturday morning. i am gigi barnett. >> and i am tim willial on this october 8 -- williams on this october 8th. very nice and mild and today will be more summer like than fall like. temperatures are going up into the 70s and near 80 range across parts of the area. and our normal high is 70 so anything above that is pretty much icing on the cake. horizon is bright and we are
looking at temperatures in central maryland in the 40s. upper 40s. 47 degrees in elkton and bwi and marshal and heading towards hagerstown and cumberland. 48. 44 on the shore. and 50s down at pax river. high pressure is in control and allows warm air to move into the region. temperatures start off in the 40s and will go up into the upper 70s and parts of the area will see 80 today. we will have complete updated warning forecast. thanks but now here's what people are talking about this morning. we start with some breaking news from overnight. just after 3:30 this morning, city police reported an officer involved shooting in the 1800 block of hope street. this is video just into the wjz newsroom. there are few details right now but we have learned that no officers were injured in the shooting. no word on the condition of any of the suspects. wjz is following the story and will bring you the latest updates throughout the morning. it's a growing political movement that sparked large protest in new york, los
angeles and here in baltimore. it's called the occupy movement and as meghan mccorkell reports it is finding support in our area. >> reporter: good morning. many of the protesters down here at the inner harbor have been here for several days and they say they will stay until they get the message heard. make voices heard dozens occupy baltimore representing 99% of the americans they say. >> it doesn't matter if you are republican or democrat, it matters if you care about your country. i want the middle class to stay here. >> reporter: rose brought her children out for a real life civic lesson. >> it's about reclaiming the country for the average person and not just the wealthy person. >> reporter: occupy baltimore part of a nationwide movement that spread across the country. it started three weeks ago in new york city. protect tester clashed with police. hundreds of people including labor union members and
activists flood the financial district with signs. >> occupy chicago. >> reporter: and in chicago, demonstrators gathered outside the federal reserve bank and bank of america warning financial leaders a change is coming ants president commented on the movement. >> i think it expresses -- commented on the movement. >> i think it expresses the frustration the american people feel. >> reporter: grab washington is listening. >> it's beyond wall street. there's hope for the world. >> hey, hey, ho, ho, corporate greed has got to go. >> reporter: and they will keep raising their voices until that hope turns into change. the occupy together movement spread to more than 500 cities worldwide. at the inner harbor wjz "eyewitness news." and the protests here in baltimore have been peaceful according to police. no arrests have been made. and an accident involving a police car leaves two city officers injured this morning in anne arundel county. and it happened last night on
fort smallwood road a vehicle reportedly pulled out in front of the officer who was driving an unmarked car. the officer was not able to stop in time and crashed into that vehicle. the driver and officer are both injured but doctors say they will be okay. another person is recovering after this accident on park heights yesterday. as you can see from skyeye chopper 13, the car overturned at park trapping the driver inside. medics eventually pulled him out. he is recovering at sinai hospital. we are learning more this morning about a hide the speed police chase that left a manned dead this week. as weija jiang reports, police say the man behind the wheel what troubling driving history. >> reporter: police identified the man who threatened severallives as brian mcnutt and saywas not allowed to be
driving. maryland mva records reveals his lines was revoked since at least 2008 and he had to complete a driver improvement class in 2009 and two days before the crash he applied for a new license. he has a long history of traffic related charges including for drunk driving. the. >> then from the forensic and to being collie results will come back homefully -- hopefully next week. >> reporter: he was driving a pickup truck at speeds close 100 miles per hour crossing over three lanes of traffic to get away from police e died when the truck crashed and wrapped around a tree. >> he was speeding in front of, you know, 8 or 10 cars at one point in time and he could hit thousands of people and could have killed them all. >> reporter: neighbors say they didn't know mcnutt but knew his truck. >> you notice it because you have to come to the stop sign and he was just flying right by it. >> reporter: the speed limit on mcnutt's street is 25 miles per hour. george says he worried the
truck would hit kids walk home from schools including his own three. the motive for this wild ride is unclear. many just glad it is over. >> thank god no one else was hurt. >> reporter: an though mcnutt applied for new license, a spokesman says they had not decided whether to reinstate it. weija jiang, wjz "eyewitness news." >> thank you. court records reveal mcnutt has a history of drug use. elsewhere in anne arundel county, that county executive john leopold may be look for a new job. according to the immediate alpardoners in at -- part -- media partners at the baltimore sun he is considering running for comptroller or governor. his personal issues could be a challenge. he is accused of misusing security detail and named in a gender discrimination lawsuit by a former myee. it's peeves baltimore history and owe advocates say it's on the verge of closing
for good. we have more on a nationwide effort to saval edgar allen poe's west baltimore home. >> reporter: good morning. nearly 5,000 people visit edgar allen poe's house every year but time is running out. on the anniversary of edgar allen poe's death, his fans are hoping to prevent another tragedy, the closing of his baltimore home. >> he lived there for three years and wrote very important stories there. >> reporter: it's been open to the public as a new seek seem since 19 -- museum since 1948 but last year the city was forced to cut funding. >> reporter: it can stay open until june 2012 but after that it's uncertain of the future. the play portrait of poe is one of several events nationwide raying money to keep the house open. >> he appeals to people lovers of postpoetry andly the -- poetry and literature.
>> he lived and wrote this and it's a destination for many tour hoist come to baltimore. >> reporter: the world famous writer known for the dark ways was shrouded in mystery. up until 2009 for nearly 50 year a capeed visitor marked poe's birthday by leaving roses and cognac. >> he has become synonymous with halloween. >> reporter: they say it's mystery worth saving for generations to come. >> it would mean students woo lose a direct and local connection to history. >> reporter: there are poe house fund raisers up and down the weekend and all next week in baltimore. andrea fujii, "eyewitness news." wjz is on for a list of fund raisers log onto wjz.com and click on this story.
turning to sports. another national league team is beginning its off season. last night's divisional playoff game between the phillies and cardinals featured another run in with a squirrel. a second time this week they have had a few this series. when the game got underway the cardinals scored a big run in the first and starter chris carpenter pitches a shut out and cardinals win 1-0. they will go onto meet the brewers in the next round. and as for the phillies, they got a big injury to go with the agony of their defeat. on the final out of the game,slugger ryan howard injured his achilles tendon and will have more test today. if aid complete tear, he could miss the complete year next year the 2012 season. wow. the ravens. >> purple. >> they are purple aren't they. the ravens have the week off and will return a week from tomorrow next sunday october 16th hosting the texans and we will bring you all the action live right here at four on
wjz13. >> you can have said the raisins are raising their support for the ravens. >> i am glad we don't have the baltimore raisins. that would be a heck of a uniform on the field. i don't think i want to see that. anyway, i wish we were playing this. >> today? a. >> and this weekend. last weekend the game ended in a win but it was rany and temperatures dropped into the 40s and it was cold. and now we are looking at clear skies and a little bit of dew out there right now. but it's gorgeous weekend. tomorrow, temperatures get up into the 80s. so it would have been a wonderful time for the ravens to get on the field. but if you have any young kids playing fall sports, this season, of course a lot of rec football leagues are playing. it's a nice weekend. make your plans. the october brides of course we get messages all week long
about the october brides and what the forecast is going to be. do i get the tent do i not get the tent that kind of thing. this is the weekend you don't have to worry about. 48 degrees right now. temperatures bw marshall 46 the dew point. humidity at 92%. calm winds at the airport, 30.52 is your barometer with high pressure solidly in control of the region. we have 48 in cumberland and hagerstown and towards bwi- marshall. 54 in dc and around the immediate metro area mid to upper 40s to mid-50s getting towards annapolis and on kent island. calm readings around state will see a bit of a flow from the west. that's going bring in dry andwarm air. this is the forecast really through the next few days. it's not until tuesday and wednesday that we start to see the clouds increase and a front approaching bringing a lot of rain and frozen precipitation on the higher elevations out towards the rockies. but that is system will move in to our area and that again
tuesday and wednesday will start to see the cloud by wednesday into thursday and you will see the rain. in the meantime, pleasant warm conditions. that front holds off high pressure will ease off to the east. but in the process, it allows for the warmer air to filter in from the west and southwest which takes us well above our normal high of 70 into the 80 degree range for the next few days. still keeping an eye on the tropics. tropical storm felipe is moving to the north, northeast. by sunday afternoon into the evening it will be out of the region and we will start to ease off the advisory for it. you won't hear us talk about it too much past tomorrow afternoon. it's a tropical storm downgrade a category one hurricane with 60-mile-per-hour sustained winds. moving away quickly at 24 miles per hour. sunset at 6:38. and the next tide is at 5:06. winds on the bay from the northeast at 5 knots with no advisories. the forecast going up to around 76 degrees. very sunny and very nice. overnight lows down into the
40s. 48 degrees clear and with just a light breeze overnight. so we won't look for fog to form. pleasant and warm tomorrow. 82 degrees. the daytime high for sunday. and 82 on monday. 78 on tuesday. 68 and 63 columbus day celebrations are also going on this weekend. that's going to be very nice weather for the parades and batchy ball tournaments. >> grills. >> grill you are right. grill baby grill. >> get the grill out. can't wait. >> okay. >> all right. still ahead on "eyewitness news" saturday morning. amanda knox opens up about the years she spent in an italian jail cell and her startling allegations are coming up. gobble, gobble a reporter learns the hard way that not every turkey goes quietly or wants to be interviewed for that matter. we will explain what happened. i am mike schuh live in timonium. it's oktoberfest and they have a message for you. we will talk to the people
welcome back to "eyewitness news" saturday morning on this gorgeous saturday october 8th. look at a beautiful sunrise. the horizon is clear and the skies are clear. and hadly any cloud anywhere to be found. -- hardly any clouds to be found and it's wonderful day shaping up for any plans. high pressure is in control of the forecast. so with that, we are dealing with nice bit of clear conditions really all the way back to the midwest. and warm air is going to start moving into the region. we are above normal highs. we will be up near 80 today and then over 80 for the next several days heading into the middle of the week. 76 today. sunny and nice. with 48 degrees tonight under clear skies and tomorrow, 82 degrees pleasant and warm and with a full day of sunshine. your five-day first warning forecast coming up in few moments. g. thanks but now back to some of the other stories people are
talking about. amanda knox is free from prison and is accusing an italian prison leader of sexual harassment. >> she was being pressured further pressured in a prison system, a system that at least she should have some degree of safety. and this guy senior officer in this prison now pressing her about sex. in a letter knox says she was-- >> in a letter knox says she wassexually intimidated by a prison guard. she was set free on monday after an appeals court overturn the 2007 murder conviction of her british roommate and you can see more details on knox's time behind bars tonight on 48 hours mystery at 10 p.m. right here on wjz13. police are turning their attention towards the parents of a missing baby in missouri. 10-month-old lisa irwin was last seen four days ago. her parents say someone snatched her from her crib but
her mother failed a lie detector test on thursday. now investigators say the girl's parents are refusing to cooperate with them but family members insist that is not the case. here's one bird that doesn't want to be stuffed at thanks giving. >> oh. oh. no. oh god, go away. no. okay, my gosh. >> a tv news producer in california wanted to check out reports of turkeys attacking joggers. but the wild turkey came after her and the bird chased her and the photographer obviously and the woman is screaming for help. a mail truck comes to her rescue and scares the turkey away. nabs say the turkeys have been around for years but recently became aggressive. -- neighbors say the turkeys have been around for years but recently became aggressive. >> that's interesting the mail truck knew what to do. if you are looking for a
nice glass of beer, you should be on your way to oktoberfest. >> that's right. the annual beer festival is underway at the state fair ground. mike schuh is there this morning with a look at all the oktoberfest celebrations. good morning michael. >> reporter: good morning. do you know how hard this is for me to be here right now. >> no. how hard is it? >> reporter: well, i -- i do like beer i like the taste of it and i am at a beer fest and the beer taps are not open yet and i am working. so, this is very difficult. but, greg he is running the show and can tell me all about how beer taste this time in the morning. not that i would have a beer this time in the morning. >> no. you should never have beer this early. >> reporter: right. you know our friend martin bass who does weather. he actually has watch tattooed on his wrist with a air yo that points to 5 because it's 5 somewhere. >> everywhere. it's 5 in munich. >> reporter: oh. everything i learned from hogan's heros. so, you have how many different kinds of beers out here.
>> 85 different beers. >> reporter: all maryland? >> all maryland. and the guys really spend a lot of time to make specialty stuffthat you will only get here. they are some aged. >> reporter: i don't know if we can say it on tv. >> it's great. >> reporter: a ferken is a small oak barrel. >> they age it with hops and specialty ingredients that only you will find here and it's amazing what they do. >> reporter: i wasn't listening to anything you said after ferken if you want to note truth. tell me the deal is you come here, you pay money to get in which is. >> 25 dollars. >> reporter: all right and that allows you to drink certain number of beers on the. >> a glass of souvenir glass and get certain amount of tokens. >> reporter: yes. >> and then you can have more tokens just like this. >> reporter: yes. >> and if you want to drink more you can buy a few more toke -- you buy a few more tokens and they are only a
dollar. >> reporter: it's a small glass because you want people to taste them. >> there's 15 brewers and you have 85 different types and, of course, if you are you know. >> reporter: the cool thing is about this glass is it comes with a very special attachment. >> yes. in case you don't want to hold onto it. you can slide it right down there. you know. so you can walk around like this. how you doing. hey. >> reporter: hey. >> i don't think fcc will allow me to drink. >> reporter: you can but i can't. oh. delightful. okay. you can smell the hops from way over here. so coming back in probably 25 minutes, evidently some girls are going to be dressed in a costume similar to the one we might find in oktoberfest. and we will be here. >> the ompa girls. >> reporter: from the king ompa mike schuh live from timonium at oktoberfest. >> hang in there, mike. >> there's something called
reporter involvement. >> reporter: there is. and as soon as you get permission, i am in. >> i hear you. we will check back in 20 34eu7b9s. mike -- minutes. mike scwhiew reporting -- schu reporting from october -- mike schu reporting from oktoberfest -- schuh reporting from oktoberfest. >> reporter: why a university of maryland basketball coach is crying foul. that story next from college park. as part of wjz's continuing community commitment we are proud to sponsor taste and auction of howard county. restaurants and caterers in howard county are coming together on october 23rd at turf valley offering the signature appetizers entrees and desserts along with other auction items. >> it's to benefit the gilchrist center. ticket are available to purchase but you could be the lucky winner of four tickets. enter to win go to cbs
and of 3 -- 63 on days respectively. >> she helped guide the woman'sbasketball team to championship but she has a new faux off the court helping ex. expose companies raking in drugs for drugs -- raking in money for drugs in short fly. >> why the cause means so much to her. >> reporter: university of maryland women's basketball coach brenda freeze tells wjz that she is heart broken that pharmaceutical companies would put profits over patient care. coach brenda freeze's son tyler was just 2 years old when he was diagnosed with leukemia. >> i was in shock. you know, to think that nowadays 21st century that we have drugs shortage supply and later to find out some of the shortage is due to the fact people are trying to profit off it just makes me sick to my company. >> reporter: the chemotherapy
drug used to treat tyler is unavailable. >> we rely and count on this medicine for our son. this is what hopefully will cure him. >> reporter: the drug is in such high demand the maker allied medical supply is selling it for $990 a bottle. that's 80 times the normal sale price. >> i reached out to a lot of different outlets through the university here and to be able to get out and companies responded and i appreciate the fact they are looking into it. >> reporter: the fda says the shortage is caused by manufacturing delays. congressman cummings is targeting middleman companies that bite drugs in high demand and sell them at exorbitant prices. a form of drug speculation. >> for others to go and buy up the supplies and then sell them sometimes 40 to 50 times what they regularly sell for. i think if it's not criminal it
should be made a crime. >> reporter: the coach says she will continue to do when it takes appealing to law makers to get companies to come down on their prices. at the antive maryland in college package jessica kartalija, wjz "eyewitness news." and coach freeze's son is expect to make a full recovery. all right still to come on "eyewitness news" saturday morning... the occupy movement moves from wall street to pratt street. the latest on protests downtown and how they are connected to others sweeping the nation. >> reporter: i am alex demetrick and coming up using wet noses to solve cold cases. ,
coverage continues with gigibarnett and meteorologist tim william. it's wjz, maryland's news station. and welcome back to "eyewitness news" saturday morning. i am gigi barnett. >> and i am tim william. temperatures close to about 50across most of the area. waking up to a gorgeous sunrise with clear skies aly dew on the cars and dash little dew on the cars and grass right now. it's little moist right now. but the sun will -- a little dew on the cars and grass right now. it's a little moist right now. we will have hard lay cloud to be found.
48 in bwi-marshall. 50 in oakland right now. and high pressure will allow warm air to he can panned and move on into the mid atlantic and eastern seaboard sees a wonderful day and a nice weekend. we are looking at temperatures going up today to around the 75 to 80 degree mark. we will have the complete updated first warning forecast in a few moments. here's what people are talking about. they are making their voices heard. dozens of people occupy baltimore as this growing political movement continues to spread nationwide. many protesters have been fighting for jobs at the inner harbor for days and they say they will stay there for as long as it takes. the movement started three weeks ago in new york city and protesters say this is bigger than politics. >> it doesn't matter if you are republican or democrat. it matters if you care about your country. i want the middle class to stay here. >> it's about reclaiming the country for the average person and moth just for the wealthy person. >> and the occupy movement spread to more than 500 cities
worldwide. so far, the protests here in baltimore have been peaceful. and an outbreak of listeria in canteloupe is responsible for at least 21 deaths. the center force disease control released new numbers yesterday. this comes as pregnant woman in iowa suffers a miscarriage a few weeks after eating one of the contaminated canteloupes. health workers say her case highlights the seriousness of listeria in expectant mothers because there i ilmiewn system is weakened. a team of cadaver dogs join theer is fop armaryland woman missing in aruba. the dog scour the southeastern section of the island where robyn gardner was reported missing by her travel companion gary gee geeor dan yoament they are using a specialized search technique and it takes a lifetime of training. >> reporter: the dog is named rain and it is refresher day on the water. the lesson? find the scent of human remains out into the middle of a cove
off the river. >> on july 4th this year, my young dog actually recovered or helped to recover a body that was in 129 feet of water. and that sound like it's a hard job but it's not scent breaks surface. >> reporter: and as the way acting as guide for the boat until rain signal a hit by laying down. >> good girl. >> gives us enough information to know where to put the recovery effort. >> reporter: the recovery would be a body. commonly called cadaver dogs bay area canines are trained a find missing. >> we teach them what we want them to do when we get to it because we can't see it. they will sit or bark or maybe lay down. >> reporter: pinta is the youngest. full name pentagon remembered. her older work mates searched for remains there after 9/len and searched for bodies following hurricane katrina and looked for astronauts who died aboard columbia. to train dogs to smell human remains you need bits and
pieces of humans. >> blood draw we will ask for an he can tray vile and put that on a shirt and -- an extra vile and put that on the shirt and thosethat have babies we get the play sent as and kids teeth when they lose them. >> reporter: scent comes from crime scenes and medical facilities and they are certified for the work, dogs must constantly renew the training to stay fresh. no matter how old the case. adecks demetrick, wjz "eyewitness news." the oldest human remains found by the dogs date back nearly 1,000 years found during a dig in mississippi. police will not charge the woman accused of kidnapping a baby in howard county. tiara william was arrested for abducting a 16 mong old baby. police say william was the mother's long time domestic partner and that she helped raise the child since birth. don't miss out on easy ways to save money when it comes to your home. mary bubala has ideas of how to
be a energy safer. >> reporter: good morning in today's energy safer, your porch light or lamp post is one of the highest used light fixtures in your home the perfect place to install ener sigh saving lights. you can install a motion crens. sensor that turns light off when no one is around. for more information on how to be an energy safer go to wjz.com. scroll down the right-hand side of the page and then click on our special section. all right. >> well, i am hoping they find a porch height that gets rid of stink bugs because they are attracted to mine. there's nothing if you go out and they are all there. >> just seeing the things, oh. >> our camera operated tony says he found a stink bug trap and he he promises to find one for me. it works. >> oh. >> i will take his word for it. >> oh. don't. >> i know. >> i like tony but don't.
>> you know. this weather, you know, they are such an anomaly i doesn't know if the weather is good or bad for getting rid of stink bugs but they are around. if you are going to be outside, know today is one of those days. >> you cannot kill it. >> it's probably a stink bug forecast. they are probably basking in the sun like everybody else. if you are going to be outside, it's great weekend. we don't have many more of 80 degree october weekends before the season settles in and change. so the sun is out now. skies are gorgeous you don't see a cloud out there not a lot of moisture. temperatures right now are in the 40s and near 50 degrees across the state. 44 in ocean city. 5 pax river and 50 in oakland and around the metro area we are getting close to 60 in parts of the region. 55 in annapolis and kent island. 50 in rock hall and 47 in annapolis and 46 in bel air. wind across central maryland are calm. we will see a uniformed shift in the wind to the west and southwest over the next day or
so. that's going to help bring in very warm air that's been building in the heartland of the country and down towards the southwest. that's going to move on in. also what we are going to be watching approach is a front that is already you see all the disturbance towards the west. the rockies have been seeing snow in the higher elevation up near the sierra nevada and we are looking at that rain moving into the region by tuesday into wednesday. so we will start to see a wet forecast by the end of the five days but in the meantime, pleasant warm conditions. high pressure is allowing for that air to wrap around the back edge of this high pressure. the high is going to eventually ease off and that will allow for the front to approach from the west. still keeping an eye on felipe which is a tropical storm downgraded from a category one hurricane. sustained wind at 61 miles per hour but picked up meed speed moving away from the u.s. land interest and moving at 24 miles per hour. we will issue the last advisory on felipe by tomorrow
afternoon. set today 6:38. next high tide is at 5:06. boaters enjoying the last bit of the season. 76 degrees today. sunny and nice. 76. down to just around 48 degrees tonight under clear skies. and for tomorrow, 82 degrees. pleasant with plenty of sunshine through the day. and then 82 on monday and 78 on tuesday with cloud approaching and we will see rain on wednesday and thursday and 68 and 63 respectively. still to come on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, the weather is changing and that means time for a flu shot. we will roll up our sleeves and show you how it's done. >> you will roll up your sleeves. and here's mike schuh. >> reporter: here he is. we are here at the fairgrounds with a self-described dueous in leader hosen he is running the show and has good sense of humor and we will talk about oktoberfest and 80 some beers. join us when we return. ,,,,,,
beer lovers look so happy this weekend, it's not because of the weather only but because of oktoberfest. is back in town. >> that's right. wjz is live where mike schuh is with his stine that makes you mike and stine huh? >> reporter: huh huh huh. you are so witty in the morning. >> i am sleepy. >> reporter: in my family we didn't care who got the silver or china but a fought over dad's beer stine. there you go. hey, if you come here, and perhaps you should if you like beer, they will only pour into these glasses but when you walk in the door part of the admission is this five ouncer and there are 58 beers to taste -- 85 beers to taste and how many comes? >> 6 tasteings come with it and every other is a dollar. so the cool thing is our smokes model here will show you what you do with the glass when you want to talk or socialize. put it around the paint pending what is that? >> this is the brew caddy.
>> reporter: is that really? a brew cady. >> reporter: you say you invented it. >> i was. >> reporter: you were lying. >> yeah it's german thing. >> reporter: it's hard to tell when you are telling the truth. >> it's called a brew catty a guy named russ yeager invented it. >> reporter: you only tell the truth when you are smiling. >> exactly. it's all fun. >> reporter: what time do the gates open. >> at noon to 6. >> reporter: noon noon to 6 $25. >> 25 and if you want to see times of the contest and go to md oktoberfest.com. >> reporter: couldn't have a better day. >> 80 degrees. >> reporter: and the cool thing is i want to show his and her model. stan next to your associate sarah. look have you seen a better look german couple? the word is yes. i am so -- so when's neat is if you show up in authentic german wear, you get extra stuff right? >> extra -- three extra tokens. >> reporter: so price three extra tokens and what is this that this snow-white costume.
>> that is authentic and. >> reporter: and there are people who will put upon themselves to actually dress up as you are. >> okay, yeah. >> absolutely. >> this is oktoberfest contest and they are all in there. >> reporter: excellent. and the funniest thing is what is the name of the one that runs on the track? this is at the fair ground where the horses race and there is a race this afternoon and it's the. >> care your wife contest and winner wins his wife's weight in beer. >> reporter: so, hopefully. >> she is not too heavy. >> reporter: well. what if she he is. >> if she is you earned it. >> reporter: and anybody can claim themself as the wife. >> we are nonpolitical so if your wife happens to be a guy then that's okay with us. >> reporter: that's okay. >> if you want to self-identify and be carried down the track for riches in floory? >> absolutely. >> reporter: have you been carried down the track.
>> i haven't but this is only my second time here so today could be the day. >> reporter: today could be a big day for you. and for all of us here. what is the most successful carry on the carry your wife? >> okay my gosh. >> reporter: over the shoulder or in front. >> they have got all kinds of holds i think the one on the back and her legs are here and she is dangling her head. >> reporter: backwards upside down. >> yes she is upside down is the best carry. >> reporter: what time does that happen? >> two? 2 clp00. >> reporter: --- 2:00. >> reporter: been here -- be here by 2. tasteings it is a cool event beautiful day 12,000 people. i am done talking. so say bye in german or something. >> all right. thanks very much. a lot of fun going out at oktoberfest in maryland state fair ground this morning. >> carry your wife at two. yes. still ahead on "eyewitness news" saturday morning, you may
not like this but battling the flu starts before you get sick. so you have to get a shot. >> and dr. bill howard is here to tell us how important it is in his doctor's ,,,, i'm a curious seeker. i am a chemistry aficionado. diphenhydramine. magnesium hydroxide. atheletes foot. yes. i'm a people pleaser. if elected, i promise flu shots for all. i am a walking medical dictionary.
the flu season is about to start and a aim a -- apple a day may not be what could keep the doctor away you may need to see your dr. >> dr. bill howard is is here with union memorial hospital to tell us the important things to a know about the flu and the flu shot this year good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> you know, if you look at me, you would think there's a guy that never takes a flu shot and i take it and i now believe in
it. i dodged the flu sense i been take shots and the flu is no fun. >> no. >> so, take your shots. i can't emphasize that enough and it takes two weeks for the shots to kick in to work. and the flu season will be upon you. so, start now. >> so, we know we have to get the shot before we get the flu. so, but before that, tell us where's some of the symptoms so we know we have the flu. >> well, if you have the flu the shots are too late. >> right. >> but you will feel the usual things thetic aall over and headaches -- thetic aall over and head -- the ache all over and fever and redness and you will say i feel likeit flu and you will be right. >> some myths come every year and -- feel like i have the flu and yowl be right. >> some myths come every year. you get the flu when you get the shot. your answer. >> that's interesting. and it may have been truth to it. and i know years ago, when i
went into the army, they gave me a flu shot the whole regiment and we got sick and had the flu. but nowadays they have a virus that has been basically killed and so you get a dead virus. it make the antibodies but doesn't give outflu. >> i see you have some things here. >> for you. >> oh nice. >> for tim. >> for tim. here's the shot right there and i have gloves to put on and an alcohol pad. and a band-aid and the whole -- gloves to put on and an alcohol pad and a band-aid and the whole thing takes a few sneaked you roll up your sleeve. >> you roll up your sleeve. it's blue you have on blue. >> and. >> okay yarks. >> i have a shot for you, tim. you are in luck. >> oh, nice. >> roll your sleeve up. drop your drawers. >> you know what like i said,
if you can catch me, you can give me the shot. >> you said that before and i couldn't catch you. >> and you won't today. turkey basting. we are talking to dr. bill howard for more information on this or even how to get in touch with dr. bill and how to gee to the hospital go to wjz.com union memorial hospital,
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hold your nose and get the shot. >> get the shot because it's a dangerous disease that kills 40,000 americans every year. >> okay. good information. >> don't be part of the 40,000. >> don't be part of the number. >> no. >> dr. bill howard thanks very much. >> tim. my ma'am. >> gigi. >> -- my man. >> gigi. >> got to go. >> thanks for joining us i am tim william for dr. bill howard. >> and i am gigi barnett. bye. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,