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down five. since the first debate. >> if the president can get the enthusiasm from the young voters, he can win the election. >> be sure to pounce on libya, charging the president tried to cover-up the al qaeda attack. an iranian nuclear weapons. president obama will. and he killed osama bin laden and ended the war in iraq. fines of voters still mr. obama would better have a foreign-policy in the future it than mr. romney. >> it is difficult to imagine people who have not made up their mind. >> i just want the economy to go
up and up. >> vice-president biden. >> america is coming back. 5.2 million jobs. >> paul ryan was in colorado. >> all i am saying is help us. >> this coupled cast early ballots for romney-ryan today in ohio. cook's first time around i voted for obama, because i thought change was needed. i still think change is needed. >> for those who still think another side by side look is needed, there is tonight's debate. >> with both the national league baseball playoff and monday night football on at the same time as the debate, steve handelsman, wbal-tv 11 news. >> here in maryland, early
voting gets under way this weekend. marylanders are filling a seat in congress, choosing to u.s. senators, and voting for seven crucial issues on the ballot. sheldon dutes is live at the board of elections downtown. >> through next thursday, november 1, people will be able to vote early in this election. a good voter is a prepared one. officials are urging everyone to read up on the candidates and all the issues before they head to the polls. starting this weekend, maryland voters will be able to cast their ballots for the next president of the united states, as well as a few other elected officials. >> we have staff to try to prevent lines. >> here is what you need to know if you plan to vote early. between this saturday, october 7, and thursday november 1, the polls will be open from 10:00
a.m. until 8:00 p.m. every day of early voting, except for sunday when they will be open from noon to 6:00 p.m. mr. to check your precinct to make sure you are boating at the correct spot -- be sure to check your precinct. tim -- to make sure you are boating at the correct spot. >> the specimen ballot that to get in the mail will look just like the machine. >> you will also vote yes or no on 7 ballot questions including same sex marriage, expanded gambling, and in state college -- schooling for children of illegal immigrants. >> if you are not prepared, it is going to take time, and there will be lines. >> absentee voting deadline to
continue through october 30. coming up in the next half-hour, we'll take a closer look at some of those ballot initiatives and how they could impact future elections and politics here in maryland. sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. >> all the information you need is in our new commitment 2012 mobile app. you can read the referendum questions and find a sample ballot. you can watch the debate right here tonight at wbaltv.com. >> police want to know who murdered a 60-year-old man in west baltimore. happen around 11:00 saturday night on garrison boulevard. police found the victim shot in the head with no gunman inside. details on the investigation remain sketchy. we still do not know the victim's identity. anyone with information in the cases as to call the police. three men in baltimore county or
in police custody accused of ganging up on a man in woodlawn and shooting him. it happened just before 2:00 yesterday morning. the victim was found inside a car suffering from a gunshot wound. his injuries were initially described as life-threatening, but police tell us he is in good condition tonight. >> police in bethesda are searching for who ever knocked at one unconscious while she was jogging, dragged her into the woods and sexually assaulted her. it happened around 7:00 last night. it is the same trail where police and other female jogger was attacked and sexually assaulted earlier this year. detectives say this 21-year-old victim had stopped a group of peers that were crossing, and the next thing she remembers is waking up in the woods. she is in serious but stable condition. police have not released any details or description of the attacker. there is a two-alarm row home
this morning in federal hill. kim dacey has the latest on the investigation. >> the fire started around 3:45 this morning and sent smoke and flames shooting into the air like nothing people in this neighborhood had ever seen. >> by the time i woke up, the house was fully engulfed. i saw the flames just shooting up from the roof. >> it was wave after wave of fire coming. i looked out the back window and saw the plume of smoke. >> neighbors in the 12 under block a battery avenue in federal hill " to commotion as fire raced through a three-story row home. fire officials said the blaze started on the first floor and spread up and over to the row homes on either side. no one was seriously injured. five people escaped from the
home on fire. >> an elderly couple and two children and another adult man. >> the son of a couple who lived in home got a frantic phone call, but was thankful to find everyone safe. >> thank god they are ok. >> a firefighter fell from a ladder but suffered only minor injuries. it took firefighters several hours to get the blaze under control because there was a lot of debris inside the home. and had to fight the fire from outside. >> because of all the debris inside, it continued to fuel the fire, creating unsafe conditions. we cannot risk them being in south -- in such unsafe conditions. >> it is really scary, living in
a city, in a row home environment, it does not impact just one person, it is multiple families and homes. it is scary. you just want people to be safe. >> free families have been displaced by the fire. the red cross came to the scene to help them find a temporary place to stay. >> of family in harford county is looking for another place to stay tonight after a fire gutted their home in the middle of the night. fire crews were called to the scene around 3:30 this morning. everyone made it out okay. you can see the damage to the home, everything inside the home -- it is expensive. because of the fire is still under investigation. >> the school bus crash sent three people to the hospital this morning in pikesville. police say the bus driver and an adult passenger taken to the hospital.
no children were on board the bus at the time. the driver of the car was not hurt. >> following the worst ravens loss in a number of seasons, the ravens get a full week to rest and recover from that blowout loss against the texan just today. a look back at a rough sunday afternoon that no one really wants to remember very much. coach harbaugh had some surprising, it's in his weekly press conference. >> john harbaugh today took full responsibility, saying the debate was on him -- saying the defeat was on him. the ravens were simply destroyed on both sides of the ball. they are learning the hard way right now about life without lardarius webb and ray lewis.
terrell suggs tried to put things in perspective after the blowout loss. >> after seven games, you think of everything the team has been through has been5-2 instead of 2-5, we will take that. we are going to go to work tomorrow and come back. >> coming up at 6:00, we will hear from john harbaugh. he wants the team to move on to face the cleveland browns on november 4, after the bye week. >> still ahead, authorities have made an official ruling about the turbulent weather in harford county friday night. >> was a that tornado that ripped through one man's terrorist milliard? -- through one man's jared yard.rettsville
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>> detectives are identifying the driver killed over the weekend. lice say the 37-year-old was killed when his suv collided with another car and hit a tree. a passenger in the suv was seriously injured. detective confirmed they recovered a handgun from the suspects' vehicle. the investigation is ongoing. >> in wisconsin, we are learning more details about the shooting at a spa. more now from bliss -- from chris clackum. >> witnesses in suburban milwaukee when a gunman walked in and opened fire say the first victim was his estranged wife, his actions before being shot or described as heroic.
but she walked right in front of the reception area and took on a leadership role. >> one of the customers said in a phone interview that she fearlessly intervened when he entered and pulled out a gun. >> she kept trying to talk him to prevent trying him from going after other people. >> she says he dragged her to a nearby hallway and started shooting, killing her and to others, wounding four others, before turning the gun on himself. >> it could take days, weeks, to figure this all out. >> she had been granted a restraining order just last week after her husband was arrested for slashing her tires. she told the court, his threats
to terrorize my every waking moment. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> tonight is official, a tornado has been confirmed in harford county. authorities at the national weather service were back on the scene today, but surveying the damage from last week's wacky weather. maximum winds clocked in around 80 miles an hour and extended for more than a mile. it could have been worse if it had been a bigger tornado. >> it came down in jarrettsville and harford county. you collide the air masses like that and is difficult to have a couple of thunderstorms or maybe even a tornado in october through november before the winter season.
another warming trend as we go through most of this week. that will eventually lead to a chance for some showers. we are not talking severe thunderstorms but the potential for some showers as we head toward the end of the week, primarily. the first initial burst of warmer air starting to show up in detroit and cleveland. this is the son of a warm front begin to work its way through the ohio valley and up into the appalachians. not too far from normal right now, but a surge of warmer air to the west could bring that cloud cover in and temperatures could go quite a bit above normal. 66 down at ocean city, 64 at oakland. when you are at 70 degrees, you are running a little above normal. ton.n westminster and parked i upper 60's on the eastern shore. clouds start to move in as the
warm front approaches. before the clouds get here, 43 in the suburbs and 53 downtown. sunset this evening at 6:17. the warm air is sitting down over the carolinas and the south carolina coastal areas. 70 here, 73 in cleveland, but 78 in memphis, 77 in atlanta. as the front is passing us by, a little cloud cover and cannot rule out the possibility of a sprinkle or to popping up. the clouds generating some sprinkles mainly north of baltimore tuesday into wednesday. after that we get into an easterly flow of air as high pressure sets up to the north. the computer models are trying to produce a little bit of
patchy morning clouds and fog that will burn off with some afternoon sun. it depends on how much morning clouds and fog we have and how quick the sun burns through in the afternoon for the rest of the week. tamara a mix of sun and clouds, 73-78 degrees. -- tomorrow a mix of sun and clouds. out on the day tuesday, winds from out of the south and the temperatures mostly in the low 60's. in the western maryland mountains, temperatures will be in the 60's, meaghan spreckels passing by tuesday and wednesday. -- may be a sprinkle passing by tuesday and wednesday. eastern shore locations, a sprinkle passing by in cecil county tomorrow afternoon.
76-79 for the high temperature. lower eastern shore, more sunshine and mild temperatures, 75 tomorrow. upper 7's wednesday, and a slight risk of a struggle in the northern suburbs. partly cloudy skies on thursday and friday, temperature still above normal. the next best chance of rain arrives beginning saturday evening into sunday. by early next week, temperatures are back to normal. >> a college campus celebration ended in violence. >> tonight is payback time. it is translating into some big bucks for some of the victims involved. the details when we come back. >> baltimore city council members joined forces to tell everyone about a statewide tax benefit. benefit. if you
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people who were falsely arrested were injured. when officers, original baker, was cleared of assault charges on friday while james harrison was convicted of second-degree assault. mckenna's lawyer says his client will receive $2 million of that settlement. >> mercy medical center is the first in maryland to offer new treatment for early stage breast cancer. it is a procedure that delivers a single dose of radiation and it is all done during surgery. who is a candidate for that procedure? lisa robinson explains. >> just three days after her first -- she learned she had breast cancer. doctors determined she was a good candidate for a new procedure called in truck
operative radiotherapy. mercy medical center is the first in the state and one of 35 sites in the country offering this. >> if it helps others in the future, that is why i wanted to go with it as well. checks she became the second patient at mercy to receive the treatment. >> over the age of cult -- 45, small tumors, and certain path ology types. it has to be at the time of the first surgery. >> dr. maria jacobs administered radiation right to the area where the tumor was removed. >> it might take approximately 37 or 38 minutes. the radiation is to prevent the
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required for the first five patients having the procedure at the hospital to ensure that everything works out well. after that, anyone having the procedure wilma have to go through additional radiation unless pathology finds it is necessary. you can learn more at our website, wbaltv.com. >> still ahead, and believe in the investigation into a man down dead. the mystery remains, who is a man found dead under a bridge near i-695? >> a community wants to prevent a bowling alley from getting a liquor license. hundred and eighty million dollars for maryland schools. that's a lot of money. my classroom. games and a new casino for maryland. million more for education every year. the money goes where it's supposed to. it's the law. this is about our kids. this is about better schools. seven. i'm voting for question seven.
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>> live, local, late-breaking. you are watching wbal-tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m., with stan stovall and donna hamilton, your forecast with tom tasselmyer, and skyteam 11, covering breaking news were you live. wbal-tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m. continues now. >> the battle over a bowling alley in baltimore county is getting heated. the issue, the ability to serve alcohol to customers. the community is fighting the owners' desire to obtain a liquor license. >> according to the latest, the
attorney says concerns are unfounded. >> a decision has not been made this evening. we are told the board decided to meet with the bowling alley on november 8 to come up with an agreement. there'll be another hearing on november 19 were the board will make the final decision. concerned residents staunchly oppose obtaining a liquor license. it has been regarded by many residents as a magnet for rowdy behavior and crime related incidents for years. it is feared it will adversely affected community by attracting more problems. it is abyob establishment.
residents say the parking lot has a history of unruly behavior. the fact that the bowling alleys near community pool an elementary school make many think it is a big mistake. >> i don't think it is going to make things any better. i think it is going to make the situation worse. >> we don't believe the bowling center as contributed to the crimes in the community. we believe that the addition of beer, wine, and liquor will in no way harm the community. >> the big story tonight, the presidential candidates square off for one last time tonight in
their third and final debate in bogor raton, florida. the 90-minute face-off focuses on foreign policy, a topic that has been largely overshadowed and the campaign by concerns over the economy. right now president obama is trailing by 2% in florida, down 5% since the first debate. what are some of the expected talking points we may hear from the candidates tonight? >> we know the moderator, bob schieffer, has announced six topics he plans to touch on, things like the rise of china and the role of america in the world. also the relationship between israel and iran. there is a lot to cover tonight. >> what about the strategy for both candidates? >> according to some analysts and campaign in visors, it is likely that -- that mitt romney will continue going after the
president for being weak. i spoke with some members of the obama team, talking about ways he will take money from winding down the wars overseas and reinvesting them here in the united states. >> this one will be more formal than the town hall style last week. >> that will not be up walking around on stage or standing behind podiums. both candidates and the moderator will be seated at a desk. we spoke with one political expert who said the person who might benefit from this the most is the moderator, bob schieffer. might give him more control and a way to rein in the candidates who have a cat -- to have a tendency to get a little bit chatty at times. >> here is a look at some of our other top stories at this hour. firefighters are still trying to determine what caused the two-
alarm row house fire in federal hill this morning. in gulf one home on the 1200 block of battery avenue. everyone escaped the fire safely but three families have lost their homes. one firefighter fell from a ladder but only suffered minor injuries. a forensic experts in baltimore county are releasing these skull reconstruction of a man found dead under a bridge in essex. the discovery was made more than a year ago, back in september a year ago. detectives have been working through dna and fingerprint analysis but have not yet been able to identify the victim. he is described as a white man between 40-60 years of age. police say he may be from the dundalk area. in one of the operation should contact of our county police. police in montgomery county said 21-year-old woman is reporting being attacked and sexually assaulted in the bethesda area.
police said the woman was jogging on the trail sunday around 7:00 when she stopped for a deer crossing at the trail. police say she was struck in the head and woke up in the woods just off the trail. is the same location where another sexual assault occurred earlier this year. >> a man in california is set on fire. details ahead as we cover the nation. >> a crisis for the bbc. details on a sex scandal centered on the host of a popular children's show.
>> police in southern california are looking for the person of in a brazen firebombing attack. the incident happened friday night outside a busy market in long beach, california. police a man threw a molotov cocktail at another man in a seemingly unprovoked attack. both the man and his victim erupted into a fireball, barely missing a mother and child. police say it did not appear that the victim and the suspect knew each other. the case is likely not gang- related. a man was hurt after falling more than 20 feet when leaving the giants game on sunday. he fell about 21 feet over the side of an escalator. police said the 42-room and was leaving the stadium in east rutherford, new jersey around 4:00 p.m. on monday when he fell. he is in critical condition tonight.
>> allegations continue against the bbc for allegedly taking part in a cover-up of a pedophile. new director general is under pressure to explain why the company dropped the investigation last year. the bbc is expected to air a program on the alleged cover-up tonight. >> lance armstrong's name is going to be disappearing from the cycling record books. that was the latest news from sport's international governing body. >> gas prices may be inching down, but there is an even bigger drop headed our way. we will hear how much prices are grown to drop in the coming weeks. >> some cloud cover and a few showers west of us.
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>> a california woman said she may hold the answer to mysterious light show that lit up the sky over san francisco last month. scientists believe this chunk of rock is a meteorite. scientists are searching the area for any other pieces of rock that might be able to help their research. >> now, your insta-weather forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> expects some warmer temperatures over the course of the next few days. the leading edge of the warm front will be passing north and west of us tonight and tomorrow. the cloudiness will keep the temperatures up a little bit overnight and then we will get on the warmer side of the front. normal highs in the low to mid- 60's and the potential to push toward 80 in some spots. during the middle part of the week, we will see how much the cloud cover diminishes the warming trend. here are the numbers for today
at bwi marshall, 71 the high temperature after a morning low of 43. the record high a-ha, 85 the record for this they set in 1979. 68 at ridley, 68 at chestertown and hagerstown. for areas that are typically cold temperatures this time of year, it is comfortable out in western maryland. 43 and some of the coup or outlying suburbs. sunset at 6:17. an area of high pressure to the south, a southerly flow of air
is pushing the warm air up to cleveland. the warm front is not aimed directly at us but will be passing north and west of us. some of the clouds associated it with it will also push through. we will see the cloudiness here. same thing on wednesday, we cannot rule love passing sprinkel to the north of us with a mix of clouds and son. the easterly component may bring enough moisture to produce a morning clouds and fog thursday and friday. that will have to burn off to keep the warming trend going. 73-78 tomorrow, mainly cloudy skies.
waves around 1 foot on the bay. western maryland, high temperatures in the mid-60's, and that is mild for this time of the year. eastern shore locations, 70 tomorrow and nearer 80 wednesday. on the lower eastern shore including ocean city, temperatures will look into the 70's with partly cloudy skies. we have had to make systems pop up today, the 18th possible depression of the season became sandy. the other one is way out in the atlantic, expected to become tropical storm tony. that one is expected to stay way out in the atlantic. mid-70's tomorrow, upper 7's wednesday. a chance for rain over the
weekend. >> time is running out for homeowners to apply for continued homestead tax credit benefits. that is a tax credit maryland homeowners are required to apply for. city officials want to make sure everyone is aware that the deadline to apply for the credit is december 31. if you have been receiving homestead tax credit, you have to reapply. for more information on how to do that, go to our website, wbaltv.com. we also have a live report on this coming up tonight at 6:00. a financial plan to help people stay in their homes in some cases is forcing people out. it is called a reverse mortgage. reporter bob hansen says you need to do your homework before signing up.
>> leo looks through the raspberries he grows in his backyard. he owns his home, and that makes him popular among people trying to sell reverse mortgages. but this 81-year-old retired navy captain does not think it is for him. >> they don't tell you about everything. >> it eliminates the payment. but it does get tacked on to the loan balance every time. >> this radio show host says reverse mortgages have made it possible for many people to stay in their homes when times are tough. a reverse mortgage allows the homeowner to stop making mortgage payments and receive monthly income, added to the ultimate balance of the mortgage. it continues until the homeowner either moves our passes away.
>> it can be a good security blanket or a good financial instrument, but it is not for everybody. >> it does take away your monthly payments on the house, but you are still responsible to pay your insurance and your taxes. deputy district attorney paul greenwood specializes in financial abuse of the elderly. it can include reverse mortgages. >> take your time, just like you would in choosing where you want to live and what kind of house you want to buy. is a major decision. beck's a decision that should be made with the help of family, friends, or a financial advisor. leo is fine without a reverse mortgage. >> keep in mind, the people selling reverse mortgages made money when you do it. they have a vested interest in you saying yes, so don't let the salesman make the decision for
you. find people you can trust and do the math yourself. >> the oil industry predicts gas prices will be about 50 cents a gallon lower a month from now. supplies are up while demand is down. experts say the drop could provide a boost to consumer spending and influence next month's presidential election. gas prices have been a hot- button issue throughout the campaign. >> a year after public outrage forced banks to drop those that a card fees, it looks like there have been busy replacing them, finding new ways to charge for basic services. an analysis up several of the largest banks found these hidden deep inside the terms and conditions that bank customers rarely read. >> sometimes there is an account closing feat, there is a minimum fee to open the account.
>> new researchers found consumers pay an average of $259 annually for the use of checking accounts. big news from shipping giant fedex. government officials are expecting a holiday shopping record this season. the company expects to ship 280 billion packages between thanksgiving and christmas, up 13% from a year ago. that it expects the busiest shipping day this year to be december 10. ups has not yet released its holiday shipping forecast. >> speaking of the holidays, it is almost time to talk turkey. cooking for the season if you are just got a lot easier. starting tomorrow, if you have an e book reader, you have 100 holiday recipes at your fingertips. a book is all for being filled
with the best recipes from several magazines. it hits the electronic bookshelf tomorrow. the prices range from $3.19 to $3.40 at barnes and noble. the final countdown, the presidential candidates meet in bogota on tonight for their last debate before election day. the pressure is on. we will tell you what to expect, new at 6:00. >> lance armstrong has no place in cycling. >> he has been stripped of his seven international titles. what is next for lance armstrong, when we come back. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware.
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>> he has been the standard bearer in the world cycling for decades. he has won the tour de france a record seven times, but today those victories were taken away, his name officially erased from the record books. jay gray has the latest on the fall of lance armstrong. >> he became a legend by conquering a long, winding paths of the world's most grueling bike race. now lance armstrong faces an even tougher road.
today, the international cycling union officially remove him from the sport he once ruled and from the record books. >> he will be stripped of his seventh tour de france titles. >> they will demand that are strong return his medals and millions of dollars in prize money. factly how much will be determined later this week. it is the latest fallout from the report released earlier this month that outlines overwhelming evidence armstrong was the kingpin in a sophisticated, professionalized, and successful doping program. longtime sponsors including nike, radio shack, and others have ended their relationships with armstrong. he stepped down as the chairman
of his widely successful live strong foundation. >> it has been a difficult couple of weeks for me, my family, our friends, and for this foundation. i say this every time, and i mean it. i have been better, but i have also been worse. >> armstrong has steadfastly denied using performance enhancing drugs and said he will continue to work closely with his cancer foundation. >> it has been strange to watch that whole thing. that is all for us at 5:00. it is a look at what is coming at new at 6:00. >> the third and final presidential debate. i will tell you what is at stake, next. >> and congressional debate is about to kick off here in
baltimore county. we'll take you there, live. >> a tax benefit many of us to expect. coming up, an effort to make sure you don't lose it. >> live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news at 6:00 p.m. >> we began with a commitment 2012 update. the candidates may be the meet in florida tonight for their last debate. >> a challenge for the second district congressional seat in maryland. greg sheldon dutes will have that live from the board of alexians downtown. kerry cavanaugh was then cockeysville tonight. >> halley jackson is live >> halley jackson is live