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hi. i'm kai jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking about. we are following breaking news right now. a water rescue in baltimore county. let's go live to captain jeff long, in sky eye chopper 13 with the latest. captain jeff? >> at 2:26 this afternoon, a call came out for an open water rescue, in the back river near essex. a small boat overturned about 300 yards off of the cox point fishing pier, at 810 riverside drive. a county police helicopter volunteers from moley's quarters, among other rescuers, located and accounted for three people. their conditions are unknown at this time. reporting live from sky eye chopper 13, i'm captain jeff long. back to you. >> all right, captain jeff. thank you. and we'll keep you updated on this story. more breaking news to tell you about. a shooting near a high school
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in pittsburgh. this is the scene just minutes ago. the shooting happened near bradshare high. police say the gunman came out of the woods and opened fire, wounding three students. the victims are expected to survive. the gunman has not been caught. we'll bring you more information as we get it on this breaking news in pittsburgh. fighting for survival, after the deadly super typhoon. the military is now trying to keep order as military crews try to speed up aid efforts. alphonso van marsh with the latest. >> reporter: more security forces are on the streets of tacloban, after people brock into a rice house. looters hauled away thousands of sacks of food, while hundreds of typhoon victims waited in line, hoping to get something to eat. disaster specialists are desperate to get supplies and medicine to victims. but authorities say it's a
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logistical nightmare. 90% of the port city is in ruins. tacloban's airport is destroyed. with hundreds of bodyoss the streets, there is fear disease spreads. this woman says the smell is overpowering. there are so many dead bodies that snrot been picked up. forensic teams are preparing for the dead and mass burials. but there are tales of survival. kids survived 20 miles out to sea. >> they showed the true filipino certificate spirit. they refused to give up. they were holding onto each other. >> the u.s. is part of those sending reley teams. alphonso van marsh. wjz eyewitness news. >> if you'd like to help, the red cross is one of the agencies taking donations. call 1-800-red cross, or go to their website, www.red
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cross.org. another day of unseasonably cold temperatures. let's take a live look outside. multiple layers of clothing are a good idea for these people in hampden. this won't keep a few skateboarders from doing a few tricks. and there is no immediate need for these plows and salt trucks. just the city showing that it's ready when winter does arrive. we like to know they're ready. plenty of salt in the dome. a live look outside now. feels as if we've skipped the rest of november, jumped right into december and january. meteorologist tim williams is live in the first warning weather center with updated temperatures. >> good afternoon, everyone. you know, temperatures really are on the cool side, as mary mentioned. and there's not much difference today than yesterday. but certainly with that breeze coming in from the northwest, makes it feel so much colder. 27 now in oakland. 41 in elkton. temperature at 41 degrees in central maryland is still, even
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at that, about 5 degrees warmer this time today than yesterday. winds have been coming in from the northwest. and coming in up to about 10 miles an hour or so. with that, that 41 feels more like 37 degrees. it's feeling just a tad bit above freezing. 19 out in oakland. and even on the shore, it's 36 degrees. that's what it feels like on your skin. we have a warmup coming. it is going to be here this weekend. we'll talk about the timing coming up in your complete first warning forecast. convicted boston gangster whitey bulger hears from the family members of his victims. vinita nair reports from boston with the latest. >> reporter: whitey bulger sat with his back to family members of his victims, as they addressed him in court, calling him a rat, a punk, even satan. steve said he wanted to strangle bulger. he challenged would 84-year-old former leader of south boston's notorious winter hill gang, to turn around and look at him.
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>> he took off his glasses and was going to glance over when something told him not to. maybe it was best it didn't happen that way. >> reporter: in court, david wheeler held up a photo of his father, roger, who was killed in a hit bulger ordered in 1981. he also criticized the fbi for as he put it, protecting and supervising bulger, before he went on the run for 16 years. bulger was finally captured in 2011 in santa monica. >> he kept his back turned to me, just like the fbi and justice department have turned their back to me. >> the two-hour hearing ended when the judge asked bulger if he wanted to speak. he simply said no. >> even if bulger didn't look at or address the victim's families, his attorney was affected by the raw emotion. >> i sat right next to him. saw how he responded. and i thought that was in response of the words! the daughter said three words
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to bulger that he's not likely to hear thursday, that the judge could hand down two life sentences. she said "i forgive you." boston, wjz eyewitness news. >> whitey bulger will be sentenced at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. a mixed verdict in the sex abuse trial in the former aide at the maryland school of the deaf. vic is live in the courtroom. >> 38-year-old clarence taylor is found guilty of sexually abusing two middle school students. taylor was accused of inappropriately touching the girls while he worked at the school for the deaf in columbia, between 2008 and 2011. taylor denies any abuse. he is set to be sentenced in late january. >> thank you. a retrial on the four counts of the jury deadlocked is set for the middle of may. police impersonator, busted by the real police in anne arundel county. police say this man, 31-year- old jonathan conner, used a car, equipped with emergency
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lights to pull a driver over. that driver became suspicious because conner didn't have a uniform or a badge and took off calling police. conner was arrested and now faces several charges. maryland delegate and gubernatorial hopeful, heather mizeer selects her running mate. mizeer is a montgomery county democrat, running for her party's nomination, against lieutenant governor anthony brown and attorney general doug gansler. breaking news, regarding president obama's signature law, the affordable healthcare act, just a short time ago, the administration announced just over 100,000 people enrolled in o bama wear -- obama care in a month, well below the forecasted numbers. this follows another hearing in washington today. >> reporter: lawmakers are asking the government's chief technology officers who could have been done to prevent a
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disastrous launch of healthcare.gov. >> we spent over a half billion taxpayer money. and no one who is responsible for the rollout is willing to say that we should have done things differently. >> reporter: republicans on the house oversight committee wanted to know why the launch date was not delayed and why a planned feature to allow consumers to browse plans anonymously, was disabled. the witnesses said the answers were related to policy. not technology. democrats called the questions politically motivated. >> reporter: but nobody in this room. nobody in this country. believes that republicans want to fix the website. >> reporter: the committee did learn, progress is being made on the website. the time to load a page has been reduced from eight seconds to less than one. >> reporter: the witnesses were also optimistic. the majority of the website's problems will be fixed by the end of the month. >> progress, still much, much work to do. a lot of work to do. >> reporter: the white house is also working on a way to help
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nearly 5 million people who have learned they lost their current coverage. house republicans are set to vote on a bill at the end of the week that would let those consumers keep their plans. darniel -- danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> only about 27,000 people were able to enroll on the federal healthcare website, healthcare.gov. the rush hour was a mess this morning. the question is, how are things shaping up this evening. let's check in with kristy breslin, live at wjz traffic control. any residual effects, kristy? >> well, kai. we've having major effects. two separate accidents. the first on the beltway, blocking three right-hand lanes. then another one. a vehicle fire that happened about 30 minutes ago. northbound 95, it was closed. it is now reopened. the vehicle fire has only two left lanes getting by. but as you can see, the delay is just solid, back to at least moravia road. as far as other accidents go, maryland avenue at 21st street.
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franklin street at st. paul. and moving over to the beltway, the west side inner loop, just creeping along there from 295 to liberty road. and we're seeing some slowing as well, on the top side of the inner loop. watch for congestion there from jones falls expressway, past perring parkway. with an average speed of about 35 miles per hour. traveling northbound 295, stop and go there, 295 to 195. and you can see the shot of 95, just north of whitemarsh boulevard, things moving along pretty slowly because of the two separate accidents. this traffic report is brought to you by ericson living. visit charlestown in catonsville. beautiful new apartment homes now available. you can visit erickson living.com for all the details. more than just a facelift. the city has major plans to revamp the inner harbor. take a look at an artist rendering of the ambitious project. the inner harbor 2.0 plan connects harbor east with
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federal hill. and with an urban beach and playground. close look at the plans and how long they could take to become reality, coming up all new at 5:00 and 6:00 on wjz. it's interesting. i so wish some days, kai, cars could go on that bridge. >> would help, wouldn't it? >> right. going down lombard or pratt. >> it will be nice to see all that was come together. >> yeah. >> i think a lot of us feel like an update is certainly warranted. >> it needs a refreshing yes. still ahead on eyewitness news at 4:00. concussion crisis. what the nfl's player's association is doing to protect players from developing brain damage. >> thank you. thank you. alec baldwin's latest outburst at the trial for the woman accused of stalking him. i'm alex demetrick. coming up. could mars have been a second earth? that story as eyewitness news
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it is sunny and 41 degrees in central maryland now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. a troubling story tonight out of florida. a man suffers a heart attack. but help does not arrive in time. >> we need some help. and one of our friends collapsed at the racquetball court. >> after this call to 911, a dispatch trainee sent to the wrong address and 58-year-old bob held died. the dispatcher was distracted by her cell phone during the emergency. she has been suspended. a firefighter gets quite a skirr while battling a fire near phoenix. you can see the firefighter
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standing near a second story balcony. he falls. wow. the charred railing behind him collapsed. that's how it happened. the firefighter hangs onto the deck with just has legs. colleagues rush to his side to help. they used a ladder to get him to safety. no one was hurt in that fire. thank goodness. another good day on wall street. [ stock bells ringing ] the dow and s&p both close at record highs. here are the numbers. dow is up 71. s&p up 14. and nasdaq is up 46. let's go to new york right now, where alison harmelin has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> stocks are lightly up on wall street, with investors waiting on earnings reports from several of the major u.s. department stores. macy's is the first of u.s. department stores to expect quarterly results. it's looking like the holiday season is looking bright. profit and sales for october were better than expected.
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u.s. government ownership for general motors may soon be a thing of the past. word that stocks pushed higher. based on the average price per share, the government now owns less than 4% of the automotive giant. the new moto g phone will run software and start at $179 without a contract. and apple is demanding $380 million from samsung electronics, as part of a billion-dollar lawsuit. vital i -- iphone and apple features. that's your business news. log onto moneywatch.com. in new york, i'm alison harmelin. cracking a martian mystery. that's what nasa hopes to achieve with a new spacecraft. alex demetrick reports, it might answer an old question. how did mars lose its air,
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water, and possibly life? >> reporter: this is the way nasa thinks mars used to look. >> reporter: 3.8 billion years ago, mars was wet and warm. it was raining and probably snowing in the higher elevations. >> reporter: in other words -- >> it was much more earth-like. but then it went from conducive life to the dry, bitter planet today. the question is, where did all of the air and water go. nasa will launch this spacecraft monday to try to combat that. it will be mars' thin, upper at his fear. actually, dipping down and tasting -- taking in chemicals from the upper atmosphere. and we're trying to see how much is lost to space over time. specifically by the sun. >> reporter: the sun is the lead suspect, blasting out highly-charged particles, called solar wind. strong magnetic field. something mars does not have. >> and over a billion years, we think the sun stripped away
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almost all the air on mars. >> reporter: at least that's the way the spacecraft is being set up to test. >> since this is pretty much long gone, this is something of a forensic mission. >> this is kind of a csi forensic investigation. what killed mars. >> alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. >> after the mavens spacecraft leaves cape cape canaveral, it will take until next september to arrive on mars. >> i'm sure we'll be covering that. >> i bet we will. that will take a long time. coming up on wjz eyewitness news at 4:00. a major merger. two more airline giants, joining forces. what this could mean for passengers. singing a different tune. why tina turner is giving up her u.s. citizenship. warmer temperatures this weekend. stick around for the updated first warning forecast. >> wjz is always on. for the top stories on cbsbaltimore.com, instant updates and first warning weather all the time, click
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a live look outside.
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>> key bridge. >> i'm always hez tant. you get it -- hesitant. you get it wrong, the phone is going to ring off the hook. >> you know who we should call? don scott. that man knows every bridge. >> the key bridge, tatum bridge, the bay bridge. >> don -- >> mary, i would like to use a life line. >> you're right. if you had to phone a friend, don is the one to do it. >> he knows it all. >> just through osmosis. i learn a lot from him, that's for sure. well, that was a bridge. i can tell you that. [ laughter ] that was definitely a bridge. that was a maryland bridge over some water. i can feel 100% confident in that. it's 41 degrees. i can tell you that water is probably cold, too. 17 is your dew point. relative humidity at 37%. west ainds at -- winds at 7 miles per hour. seeing these north winds in the last few days. they have provided us with the very cold, blustery air.
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30.43. high pressure in control now. the sun is now really in ghoarnlings glorious form now. a lot of sunshine out there. but the northwest winds have kept us in the cold zone. we'll start to see a shift. right now, 41 in elkton. 41 in ocean city. around the immediate metro area, we're seeing temperatures in the upper 30s to about the low 40s. and that shift is happening. northwest winds, around elkton. you're starting to see the west wind here now. eventually, we're going to start to see a southwest shift. that's going to tap into milder air. and all of our neighbors to the south and southwest are warmer than we are by at least 5 degrees or so. detroit, 38 in chicago. and coming from the west, caps canc city at 49 the memphis and atlanta at 49 and 50 respectively. that's going to take us into the weekend. as the high stays in control, we'll have a nice, carved cutout here of dry conditions. all the rain that came through here yesterday and snow that we really did not see.
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but the precipitation associated with it has pushed well offshore. then we have a low-pressure system that is going to stay there. next chance of rain doesn't come until hundred into tuesday. we have a warming trend. normal high now is 58 degrees. normal overnight low is 37. we'll be close to that the next few days. next high tide, we'll number it really in another minute or so. 3 happen 21. small craft advisory in effect through 6:00 p.m. today we got into the 40s. tonight, in the 20s. very cold. 52 degrees. mostly sunny. warm and the afternoon is going to be pretty comfortable. tomorrow, friday, and into saturday and sunday. >> thank you, tim. don't miss the cbs primetime lineup tonight at 10:00. it's approximately followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. the ravens look to get on a winning streak. the team travels to chicago to take on the bears.
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don't miss all the action this sunday, live. and make sure to stay tuned to the game for special game coverage. we'll bring you highlights, reaction and analysis. it's a full day of football, live here on wjz. by the way, the terps are looking for that elusive bowl win. that game is saturday. 12:30, hive -- live leer on wjz -- here on wjz. and still ahead at 4:00. stop what you're doing and listen. >> cannon ball! >> stay classy, baltimore. a behind-the-scenes look at the new anchorman exhibit on display at a washington museum. sexual predator. ure won't believe where this man met his victims. an out-of-control rant. the mayor of toronto's embarrassing admission.
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♪ it is 4:30. sunny and 43 degrees in central maryland. hello. thanks for staying with eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. >> and i'm vic carter. >> with sports-related concussion, such a big concern, the nfl players association is announcing a big step to announce former football players. co-imhas details. >> reporter: charlie batch experienced concussions when he was a quarterback for the pittsburgh steelers. he's preparing for life after football and wants a long-term game plan for his health. >> concussions are always going to be a concern. and this is something you don't know how your body is going to react in the 15 years down the
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road. >> reporter: batch is signing up for a new program called the trust. retired players for neurological evaluation. >> there -- there are studies that these may be at greater risk for alzheimer's and parkinson's disease. with that certainly comes cognitive declines and motor decline. >> reporter: doctors at the cleveland clinic and two other sites hope to identify potential brain and health problems, so former players can receive treatment earlier. >> if we can help identify what some of those problems may be early on. >> reporter: the program is freed. anyone who has played at least two seasons can join the roster. >> now, the player's union received $22 million from the league to set up the trust.
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the program will also provide financial and career advice. the mayor of torontoa grilled by fellow lawmakers after he admits smoking crack. kai has the latest on the scandal. >> it is. they made another disturbing admission. >> mr. mayor, have you purchased illegal drugs in the last two years? >> yes, i have. >> ford publicly admitted last week that he smoked crack coke in a drunken stupor. but this is the first time he's admitted to buying illegal drugs. he says he is not an addict. in fact, he says he is a positive role model for kids.
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all but two voted to accept an open letter, asking for ford to step aside. >> the vote was symbolic because the city council does not have the authority to force the mayor from office, unless he's convicted of a crime. a bizarre case, involving sex jul -- sexual assault and beer pong. >> reporter: montgomery county police say they arrested a man they say had too much to drink. >> reporter: police say joey poindexter prowled bars and sports events, looking for intoxicated young men to attack. they say he frequently went to beer pong events in d.c. and maryland. police say poindexter also traveled to the national beer pong tournament in las vegas. in search of young men who were so drunk, they were unable to defend themselves. >> the victims all stated they are heterosexual and never had a sexual encounter with another
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man. >> reporter: the alleged attack that caught him started last month at loony's pub and ended at poin poindexter's home. the victim said he drank liquor and beer with poin poindexter and then everything is a fog. but he knows he was a victim. >> we are investigating that. then he takes advantage of them. >> reporter: police say they found photos of up to 10 other victims, all unconscious, on the suspect's phone. >> it's a horrific case. the fact that it's a male doesn't make it any less horrific. >> they are asking other victims to come forward. >> we're here to help you. trust in us, please. >> reporter: several men did come forward. but police fear there could be dozens of other victims across the country from the past 10 years. >> if you have information on this case, you are asked to call the montgomery county police major crimes decision.
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-- division. 11 vehicles were found burning in the parking lot of a watkins rosional park in upper marlboro. nine were completely burned out. police say someone parked in a lot and set it on fire. >> the united states and nations from around the world are sending billions of dollars in donations and aid to storm- ravaged philippines. but it may not get to people who need it in time. people here in maryland are doing all they can to help out. wjz is live at the river of life international church in whitemarsh. jessica kartalija has more on an outpouring of support. >> reporter: good afternoon, denise. good afternoon, everyone. i'm here with pastor eubank. >> well, they brought in
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clothes, toys, food stuff. nonperishable items. we need more and we appeal to the general public. if you have a heart for the philippines, there is so much to work on. it is a big project. we are pranking -- planning to send two or three loads. >> you have members giving their piggy banks. but anything you need specifically? any baby items? >> yes. the sky is the limit. we need everything. from furniture, also -- you know, houses were destroyed. they need everything. all the cities and town were wiped out. so they don't have anything. so no one can help each other. it's our turn to go out there and help out. >> how will you doesn't to people in the philippines? >> we have contact points. our home church in sibu city is there. we have formed a team to go to
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areas the government has not gone to yet. my wife is preparing to leave soon, next week. >> pastor, thank you. real quick. philadelphia road. give the address please. >> it's 10939, philadelphia road, whitemarsh maryland. >> if you'd like to donate through the red cross, you can log onto www.redcross.org. or dial 800-red cross. we'll check back in with you and let you know how you can help. for now, we're live in whitemarsh. >> the united nations estimates that 600,000 people are homeless in the philippines. another unseasonably cold evening here in november. how are things looking as we head towards the weekend? wjz has weather and traffic together. >> well, we started this morning at 26 degrees. not quite the record, which is 22. but to that, we'll be back in the mid-20s. right now, we're at 41. high today was 44 degrees.
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it's 44. and you can see only 27 in oakland. 41 in ocean city. and the dew point, this is very dry air now. duplicate down at 17 degrees. we have a bit of a breeze. anywhere from 9 to 14, 15 miles an hour. that does bring the wind chill down around 37 degrees. not quite as bad as it was last night. but there is a big, big warmup coming our way. we'll tell you in a few minutes. let's check on the roads with kristy breslin. the good news is, some of the caoshasn't cleaned up. we still have the accident. with residual delays back to the tunnel. new accident at the beltway, jones falls expressway. two left lanes blocked. harford counties are a crash. also, park heights avenue, at
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west cold spring and franklin street at st. paul lane in baltimore city. watch for a crash in howard county. washington boulevard at dorsey run. if you're traveling on the west side inner loop, it's pretty jammed up there, 895 past liberty road. with an average speed of 30 miles an hour. 70 westbound, having trouble there. and eastbound, you're going to see some brake lights as well, as you make your way towards the beltway. let's take a live look. you can see, things are quite slow there on the beltway at greenspring avenue. this traffic report is brought to you by erickson living. visit charlestown and catonsville. beautiful new apartment homes are now available. visit erickson living.com. back to you. the canadian woman accused of stalking actor alec baldwin is now being held in contempt of court. she is charged with stalking baldwin and sending him dozens of e-mails. she wanted to testify until her own defense today. but she constantly interrupted
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other testimony, each after her attorney told her to quiet down. finally, the judge stopped the trial and had sibordan arrested. baldwin is denying the two had a sexual trist. it's hard to believe but it's been almost a decade since will will ferrell's anchorman hit theaters. >> stop what you're doing and listen! cannon ball! >> reporter: the nation's most pompous local news anchor sawntsered into theaters nearly 10 years ago, leaving behind a host of memorable lines. >> i love scotch. i love scotch. scotchy scotch, scotch. >> reporter: now, will ferrell's favorite character has found a place in the nation's premiere journalism museum. >> i think pop culture is a legitimate part of the storytelling we do here am.
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>> kathy troaft orchestrated the exhibit. >> this is the famous jazz flute. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: reporter in the field, brian fontana's special cologne. >> it's called sex panther. by odion. it's illegal in nine countries. it's quite pungent. >> reporter: it'so display here. so is the whip. used in one of the movies' most -- movie's most famous scenes. the ratings war. >> san diego rival newsteams have a face-off in the parking lot. and there's a face-off and damage occurs. >> reporter: 70 power suits have also been preserved. >> i love that all-er lapels are like out to here. >> but behind the humor, they address a serious issue. >> it is anchorman, not anchor lady. >> women breaking news barriers. >> there really was a time when women were fighting for equality on the newsdesk. >> thanks for stopping by.
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>> stay cool, rod burgundy. >> the long-anticipated sequel to anchorman comes out next month. just in time. >> we want to point out that story was absolutely true. anchormen act like that all the time. they're fighting in the street. >> he was rather a big deal. >> you said it. straight ahead. what a major airline merger could mean for travelers. >> i don't know. i kind of want some dairy queen. >> wrongly convicted. a man who spent a third of his life behind bars, set free. what he's planning to do now. locked in this winter-like weather. stick around for the updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,
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a decade behind bars for a murder he didn't commit. today, a man wrongly convicted
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for murder is free. >> how do you spend your firstday out after being wrongly convicted and in prison? >> i want to dairy queen. [ laughter ] >> his parents lobbied for his floim since 2004. he has never used social media or even text message. >> i don't know if i can characterize a decade. but oppression is a good strug for it. it's a struggle. pure and simple. been away from my family. >> reporter: now 29, ferguson was just a teenager. -- [ inaudible ] sports editor at the columbia daily tribune. ferguson was drinking with former friend charles harrison that night, who later said he had dream-like members of committing the crime.
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an appeals court decided that prosecutors withheld evidence that could have helped his defense. and his conviction was overturned. he says there are other people serving time for crimes they didn't commit, including the man who helped send him to prison. >> charles erickson. the guy is a lot of things. but the thing is, more so than anything else, he's innocent. >> i'm andrew spencer report being. >> the missouri attorney general's office said it will not retry or pursue further action against ferguson. >> there are new developments today in the wildcat deaths of a worker and animal sanctuary. >> police released the chilling 911 tape. this is the sanctuary's owner arriving on the scene and yelling at the cougars to get back. >> get out of here. get. go. >> oh, my god!
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>> reporter: body out. cage. he released a statement saying there were two cougars in the cage, not in a lockout portion at the time of the attack, which is against protocol. osha is investigating the death and looking at training and supervision records. back to you, denise. >> family and friends have set up a support fund for renee's 6- month-old daughter. a merger between american airlines and u.s. airways is creating the largest airline. and now, the deal is clear for takeoff. renee marsh has the story. >> reporter: less than a decade ago, nine major airlines crisscrossed the skies. but the industry has gone through merger after merger after merger. and with this new deal, only four major airlines would remain. >> let's be very honest. airlines or companies in any industry, don't merge for consumer benefits. they merge to help themselves. but that doesn't mean it has to be bad for consumers.
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>> reporter: kaplan says prices could go up on routes like dallas to charlotte and american and u.s. airways went head to head since that competition would disappear. but he says they could drop at seven major airports, where under the justice department agreements, the two would have to sell to low-cost carriers. >> reporter: consumer advocate, charlie liocka says he can deal with this. >> i think it's a win for the of the low-cost carriers. suddenly, they have access to the major markets they couldn't get before. >> reporter: leoaka says transition is always bumpy. >> for example, you make reservations on a u.s. air flight in the u.s. air system. and you're flying on an american airlines flight. and you're connecting. sometimes the computers don't talk to each other very well. >> reporter: both experts say your frequent flyer miles are safe. but with one less airline, they
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could require more miles for a flight. still subject to settlements by the u.s. bankruptcy court and other conditions. the company is now expected to complete the merger before the new year. a tale of two countries. singing legend tina turner has lived in switzerland for 20 years and says she no longer wants to be a u.s. citizen. the 73-year-old went in to sign the statement of voluntary relinquishment of citizenship. she said she has no ties to the u.s. except for family and has no plans to live here in the future. >> what an amazing performer. >> i know. just keep sending her music here. bob turk has the updated first warning weather fore,,,,,,
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that's why. west winds at 7. barometer building still very high. big ridge of high pressure from canada. even northern florida this morning had scattered frost, believe it or not. 37, cumber land. and d.c. now at 44 degrees. locally, right around the 40- degree mark. the coolest spot, westminster at 39 already. 43 down by the bay normality for today, 58 and 37. record for today, 77. it can be -- cold here. and 22. it can be cold, too. clouds here this is essentially where the cold air has pretty much stopped. got into northern and central florida. pretty much north of orlando. that's where it was. south of that line, generally 50s and 60s. even miami got into the upper 60s for them. here in the east, a lot of
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sunshine pretty much from here out to the rockies, as you can see. but there's another front out to the northwest. but it won't get here for quite sometime. essentially other a lot warmer air to the west of us because we have clear skies temperatures will be quite cold, back in the mid-20s most places. to the north and west. look at this. bismarck, 54 degreings. and winnipeg is 50. look at that. 70 almost in denver. here, we're still stuck in the 40s. but that's going to change radically. as this high pressure moves off the east coast, here comes that mild air. 50s into the 60s, by the weekend. yeah. southwest winds, 10 to 15. bay temp around 52 degrees. it has dropped. tonight, clear, cold and frosty everywhere. 25 by morning. even the inner harbor making it down to 32. this morning, downtown. it was actually 33. sunshine, but warmer tomorrow. big jump. and the light winds will make
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it feel much nicer. tomorrow's high, to 52. >> thank you, sir. still to come on eyewitness news tonight. redeveloping baltimore's crowned jewel. i'm mike hellgren, at the inner harbor. how city leaders want to add sparkles. how long they ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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coming up in the inner harbor. all of the new lanes to reimagine baltimore's inner harbor and take it into the next generation. >> reporter: baltimore city is putting the pressure on violent criminals. iej rochelle ritchie, the message the mayor has for gang members, coming up next.
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chaos in the streets. more security moves into the philippines, as the violence grows in the wake of the typhoon. how crews are stepping up relief. >> eyewitness news at 5:00 start you novelty i'm kai jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. >> let's update the break news. a water rescue is taking place. captain jeff long has the latest. >> it all started about 2:20 this afternoon, when a call came out for an open water rescue near the back river near essex. a small boat

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