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>> and you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is a love "the news at noon". >> good afternoon and welcome. i'm sarah caldwell. a developing story out of north baltimore. two victims of that gunpoint at rowland's parker this morning. first a 19-year-old was robbed and attacked by three male suspects while riding his
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bicycle in the 4800 block. 10 minutes later, a 40-year-old woman was forced out of her car into gold colored sedan by the same three suspects. that was in upland rd. they drove her to an atm machine and withdrew money and left her at the corner of roland and upland. anyone with information is asked to call 911. new at noon, police in anne arundel county and charged a man with kidnapping and attempted murder after a abducted a woman last night. charles wayne rogers forcible entered a home in the 300 block of rose avenue and glencore are any of with a knife and a molotov cocktail. -- in glen bernie. he threw a molotov cocktail on the bed and forced the woman from the home. officers found a pair in the woods outside cochrane middle school and arrested rogers without incident. baltimore city police are trying
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to track down a man was sexually assaulted a student on the notre dame of maryland campus monday night. campus officials say the 19- year-old victim was leaving the library shared by loyola university when she was approached from behind by an unknown man. the man sexually assaulting her. then he ran from the scene. campus police say security is always a top priority but tuesday there was an increased presence on the campus. >> we have increased our security patrols and are making sure that our public safety officers are visible and present so students can see them on campus. >> police don't know much about the suspect, only that he is described as a white male in his mid 40's with a medium build and facial hair. baltimore city police investigating an overnight shooting in northwest baltimore. four officers responded to the 1600 block of north monroe street after midnight credit
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found an adult females of from a gunshot wound. detectives or on the scene throughout the night. no word on the victim's condition. city police are investigating an officer involved shooting in northwest baltimore that happened before 9:00 last night in the 3000 block of spaulding avenue near pimlico race course. the officer is part of the violent crime impact section. this is a specialized unit gun anding on illegal an drug offenders. >> there on routine patrol. heard gunshots and came to investigate. the individual almost immediately as soon as the officers encountered him fired at police. >> one officer returned fire, hitting the suspect in the upper body. he was taken to hospital where he's listed in serious but stable condition. homicide detectives are investigating purse standard protocol -- per standard protocol.
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>> good afternoon. it seems we're getting a taste of summer even as we tried to progress through the autumn. skies are starting to clear out. that means you're getting a lot more sunshine. notice the white starting to dissipate. that's the clouds leaving. we expect temperatures to keep climbing. pretty mild already. most areas are getting into the '70s are ready. 72 downtown and 73 at the airport. we continue climbing even into the afternoon. we will talk about the weekend, something interesting, in a few minutes. >> the search is underway for a new president at kauffman state university. the current president just announced he is resigning early next year. dr. avery took leadership in 2008. during his five years the school has improved retention rates and established a new business school. his resignation is effective on january 22 of next year.
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commitment 2012, 13 days left until america chooses our next president. both candidates are crisscrossing the country today hoping to get votes. president obama will cover more than 5,000 miles and mitt romney is keeping up the pace. traci mitchell has the story. >> that is a nevada welcome. >> hello, florida. >> it is a sprint across the country. >> we love you guys. >> ohio!. >> ohio gloom as large as the place to be. president obama is headed back there later this week. >> if you stand with us and knock on doors with me, make some phone calls with me, we will win montgomery county again. we will win ohio again. >> romney plans to hit ohio hard today, heading there today.
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if both campaigns are trying to get their supporters out to vote early. >> i want you to make sure to begin voting early. early voting has already started. >> with the race so close in these final days, the candidates are spending big bucks, nearing $1 billion on advertising. >> i will lead you in an open and honest way. i asked for your vote. i would like to be the next president to support this great nation. >> it's an honor to be your president and i'm asking for your votes so together we can keep moving america fort. >> there are still a couple weeks left for campaign ads. that means things could potentially get ugly. >> still ahead, speaking of the ever nearing election, a scam may be trying to steal your votes. how you can avoid getting duped. if you have a need for speed, you won't believe the speed limit on this texas highway, making it the fastest in the
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we just love them. and at the 2012 championship, they awarded cracker barrel gold for cheddar for its rich, full flavor. thanks cheese geniuses. cracker barrel. it's cheddar, perfected. " they say everything is bigger in texas. now that applies to speed limits. the fastest highway in america opens today. a 40 mile stretch of road in
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texas where drivers can go 85 miles an hour. janet has more as we cover the nation. >> driving fast is an american tradition. many consider putting the pedal to the metal a right. speed demons have always been limited to about 65 or 70 miles an hour, until now. if a 40 mile stretch of road between austin and san antonio will allow drivers to push their cars, vans, and trucks to 85 miles an hour, legally. >> i don't see anything wrong with it. it is a state road. >> state road 130 has another distinction. it's a toll road to build with both public and private funding. for almost $1.5 billion. the builder is betting commuters the fed up with growing congestion on nearby interstate
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35 will happily pay. >> interstate 35 between austin and centennial has gone to reliably bad. >> congress mandated a 55 mile per hour speed limit for years. after an oil embargo in 1973 led to sky high gas prices, shortages, and long lines. it was believed driving 55 would save gas, but that did not turn out to be the case. advocates of lower speed limits maintain driving slower is safer. going faster increases the number of crashes and serious injuries in those crashes and the number deaths. one question to ask ourselves is how many deaths is to manyo? >> traffic fatalities have been moving lower in recent years. the number of people died in vehicle accidents last year is the lowest since 1949. the builders of the new notes a driving at 85 under highway will be saved, its drivers act responsibly.
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>> put away their self phones, keep their seat belts fastened, and use the left lane only for passing. >> not everyone is convinced. >> it is stupid. memorex will happen. they already drive like idiots out here. -- more wrecks when all happen. >> still ahead, "law & order: svu" alberts a television milestone. the stars are joining us live the stars are joining us live on
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as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. >> now your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with ava marie. >> good afternoon. degrees at bwi marshall.
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temperatures expected to climb. the sun will warm things up. high temperature near 78 today. clearing through 6:00 p.m. and in the mid 70's. in the '60s by 9:00 p.m. as the skies continued clearing out. we expect a little clearing late. in the clouds will return going into tomorrow. not expecting much precipitation, but the clouds will clear out late. then we get in easily follow tomorrow morning. the clouds shifting back into the area. -- we will get an easterly flow tomorrow morning. tonight, in the 50s across much of the area with clearing overnight, and more clouds building later. in the upcoming days we have interesting weather. first, a cold front will be moving in and out of the west.
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cold air right behind that. 22 degrees in great falls, montana. this air is coming from the arctic and will migrate east into the weekend and into next week. we will see a big drop in the temperatures. then we have to watch for the tropics. our latest tropical system, sandy, which is now a hurricane, slamming to make a right now, then headed for cuba. clouds extend all the way up towards bermuda already. that is the direction we expect it to go. but now the wind is sustained at 80 miles an hour, likely to pass east of florida as we get into friday and saturday. pringles from this is a question. right now it's expected to go off the coast of the carolinas and into the atlantic. however, as the colder air starts to move in from the west, it could start to draw sandy in.
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so it could track closer to the mid-atlantic coast and possibly make landfall near jersey. so much can change with this system. i just wanted let you know there could be two different outcomes. a high temperature 78 this afternoon. we expect low 70's by tomorrow with more clouds. 70 degrees by friday. the weekend is still questionable. if we get an impact from sandy it would be sunday night into monday. much alike could change. >> law and order special victims unit has chronicled new york pose the most heinous crimes over 13 seasons. it is celebrating a milestone today, its 300th epsisode episode airs tonight on wbal-tv. two of its hottest detectives are joining us. >> how are you?
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>> great. >> thanks for having us. >> ice-t has been on for more than a decade. you appeared in 279 of 300 episodes. it has been quite a run. >> i came in during the last episode of the first season. i came on the show to do four episodes. if you wake up 14 years later and you are pinching yourself, is this really happening? >> it has to be amazing. >> danni, your character debuted last season. was a daunting joining the show with such a history? but i was excited to be part of this legacy. to be next to ice-t on the set and an extra richard and mariska, it is such a dynamic on some oil mixed with the great guests stars that we have and
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the person who runs the show, blue and michaels, and the riders -- writers. >> give us a preview of what people the tune inn tonight for the episode called "manhattan vigil." >> it is conducting a little boy in the new york city subway system, so the city is on lockdown. it calls back to a little boy who was abducted several years ago and is still unsolved. so there are some flashbacks. it is an incredibly dynamic episode. >> our special guest star is tom size more -- seizmore. i would like to get 365 episodes under the belt. the second year you would be able to watch them for the second time. >> in reverse order.
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>> that would be fun. >> i know that when i get to 365, i would be trying to aim for 400. >> we enjoyed having you both. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> you can watch the episode 300 tonight at 9:00 and that new episodes every wednesday at 9:00. eddie bauer is recalling a potentially dangerous baby products. and 97,000 block of the wooden bassinets are being recalled due to suffocation hazard. the bottom locking mechanism can fail allowing it to tilt to one side, causing the infant to roll to the side of the basket. manufacturers have received 17 reports of incidents involving infants. in gabourey sidibe is reportedly
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had breathing difficulties. if you have one of these, contact manufacturers for a free repair kit. election day is just 13 days away. that means it's time -- prime season for stammers open to trick you out of your vote. we revert of letters going out to voters saying they're not eligible to go to the polls. now there are reports of phone calls that are just as bold. >> once it started happening, i grabbed my mail and started jotting down progress on our water bill she took note of an unusual request coming from the other line. >> she told me i did not have to go and vote on election day, that i could vote right there over the phone. >> she said the woman calling sold her she was with the republican national committee. then the conversation stopped after she questioned the woman and all that was heard wallace a dialtone. but i got annoyed. >> bishop used the star 69 service not only to get the mystery caller's phone number
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but to call it back to get answers, but no luck. >> nothing. it doesn't accept incoming phone calls. >> we called the same number only to find it has been disconnected. bishop pass along information to police and the supervisor of elections. she says this is a first far. >> this is something different. we have not seen this before. >> she believes it is another tactic meant to confuse voters. it comes to strange calls, it's pretty straightforward. >> if somebody calls to say you can vote, don't do it. >> i hope she gets in trouble. >> there's no proof the rnc had anything to do with the call and bishop wants to make sure others don't fall for it. >> go to the department of elections and say something's going on that should not be. we have to protect our right to vote. >> coming up next, your maryland lottery midday.
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3 and picked four numbers and another check of the 11 insta- weather plus forecast. first, a look at how wall street is performing at this hour. stay with us. captioned by the captioned by the national c i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany.
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made it home every time. i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message.
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>> baltimore makes smart travel magazine's list of the top-10 scariest cities in the country,
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for halloween. baltimore landed in the no. 10 spot thanks to a ghost-filled past. you are urged to stay at the haunted admiral inn and pay homage to the final resting place of edgar allan poe. san francisco is ranked as the most haunted city in america. scary. now your maryland midday pick three and picked four numbers. four.ck >> ♪ "the maryland lottery let yourself play!" ♪ >> it's time to play. in a moment, pick 4 numbers.
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look for this book at your favorite lottery retailer. moving right along. that is a zero, followed by two. the next number is four. your final number for your pick 4 is nine. the maryland lottery, let yourself play. >> tracking and interesting weather pattern. >> it is tricky. we expect 78 this afternoon with skies clearing. sunshine the next couple days, low 70's. the tropical system could impact the east coast. that would be sunday and monday where we could see rain and heavy winds, if it does. if its offshore, we may get nothing. >> thanks so much. and thank you for joining us for
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less "the news at noon". have a great day. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] mayor: casino owners in west virginia are spending
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millions against question seven. that upsets me. and that upsets jonathan ogden. you don't want to upset jonathan ogden. ogden: no you don't. mayor: question seven means thousands of jobs and millions for our schools. but these west virginia casinos want to keep it all for themselves. we're not happy about that. ogden: no we aren't. mayor: so join us and vote for question seven. and west virginia, don't make me send jonathan ogden over there. mayor: vote for question seven. ogden: for baltimore.

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