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i'm kai jackson. mary is off. here's what people are talking about. breaking news, a man is trapped under a subway car, near lexington market. let's go to captain mike perry and sky sky eye chopper 13 for the latest. >> reporter: it occurred about 35 minutes ago, in the 300 block of west lexington street. this is right at saratoga at the subway station. can you see fire officials called to the scene of a report of a man trapped under a subway train. now, at this point, we know the man is conscious. they are attempting rescue. these things do take time. so they have to shut the third rail car off. to getac sess under -- to get access under the train. >> looks like most of the folks
have been asked to leave the area of the subway, as fire officials continue their rescue. at this point, it is not clear whether mva has established a bus bridge around the subway. and it appears that all the subway tracks, both east and westbound have been shut down here in the 1700 block of saratoga. we'll keep you updated. >> captain mike perry will be live. it is a moment natalee holloway's family has wanted for years. the prime suspect in the disappearance of their daughter pleads guilty to killing another woman. alison harmelin reports for wjz. joran van der sloot told the court in lima, peru he is, quote, really sorry for what happened. >> reporter: in spanish, he confessed to the panel of three women judges, that he robbed and killed 21-year-old stephany flores. the confession ends the trial that end the just last week and
gives van der sloot the possibility of a lighter sentence. van der sloot is well-known in the u.s. as the primary suspect in the disappearance of 18-year- old natalee holloway in aruba. his lawyers argued that the investigation left him traumatized. van der sloot met flores. and later admitted he snapped her neck when she got onto his computer and found information about the holloway case. lawyers for flores argue there should be some kind of payback for her life. they don'ting think the court will go easy on van der sloot because they think he could be a danger to society. >> reporter: van dervan der sloot's lawyer called his client deeply regretful of the murder. after court, van der sloot laughed with his attorney. he is expected to get life with
the possibility of parole after 10 years. >> holloway was from alabama and disappeared after a high school trip to aruba. van der sloot grew up in aruba. denise is in the newsroom with more on robert richardson iii. >> reporter: kai, too dangerous to release. that is the ruling today from a harford county judge. at a bail review hearing, robert richardson iii was held without bond. he was charged as an adult with first- and second-degree murder. police say the younger richardson confessed to the shooting and told them where to find his body. police have not yet established a motive for the killing. >> wjz was in the courtroom today. we'll have new details for the investigation coming up all new at 5:00 and 6:00. casey anthony is not
mentally ill. also in the report, anthony said she became pregnant with her daughter caylee after getting drunk at a party. she is serving probation at an undisclosed location on a check fraud charge. convicted of manslaughter. michael jackson's death. today, a judge is deciding how much money dr. conrad murray must pay to michael jackson's family. >> reporter: dr. conrad murray has already filed an appeal in his criminal case. now his attorney is making another move, kicking off a new battle over money. >> i don't think that he should be responsible for any restitution. >> reporter: murray's attorney, michael flanagan, has contested the amount he has to pay. >> for example, if you're 50% responsible for the death, that might be good enough for the causation to convict you of the
criminal offense. however, as far as the portion of the damages, you would only be responsible for the portion you were responsible for, such as the 50%. >> reporter: flanagan says michael jackson carries half the blame for his death. >> when it comes to restitution, the question comes down to, what percentage responsible are you? >> reporter: details of jackson's last minutes played out during his trial will now replay in the battle over restitution. also, being questioned, the true worth of jackson's estate. >> if you count the value of his assets, he's worth a negative $200 million. now, the estate has got a positive balance. >> reporter: just last week, murray handed over his medical certificate. >> dr. murray has stipulated to suspension of his medical privileges in texas and in nevada. >> reporter: but it's not permanent. murray can reapply for his medical license in a year.
>> dr. conrad murray is also the subject of several civil lawsuits. the day started out sunny, and then the clouds moved in on us. right now, there's a light rain falling on tv hill. and the rain is expected to get heavier tonight. bob is in the first warning weather center, tracking live doppler radar. bob? >> >> yes. a lot different today. a little rain today. a bit of a break right now, from baltimore to d.c., and eastern shore. pretty dry. we'll take a look around the region. here it is, coming up from virginia and the carolinas. locally, just light spotty rain here and there. and drizzle in some areas. down by washington, very, very light. a few heavy echoes. in cumberland and hancock. south of us, that's where the solid rain is. fredericksburg down to the norfolk area. you folks in the eastern shore, cambridge and salisbury. that will get to you very shortly. the rest of us, this is moving up the 95 corridor. we look for rain tonight. probably most of it getting
until about 7:00 or midnight. could be moderate to heavy rain. but temperatures staying well above freezing. and a very warm day. one day coming up tomorrow. kai? >> bob. thank you. drug smuggler arrested. customs border protection. agents say a 61-year-old nigerrian man smuggled into an airport. security agents became suspicious. he later passed those pellets that police say are filled with nearly 16 ounces of heroin. the drugs have a street value of about $31,000. christmas day vandals. the carroll county sheriff's office has a suspect picture that they want you to see. it shows a man, about 25 years of age, holding bricks outside of william winchester school. a short time later, police found bricks at the school shattered. broken windows also found at west middle school next door. anyone with information about this man is asked to call this
number. 1-888-399-tip. and more deaths can be linked to the listeria outbreak in cantaloupe. >> reporter: congressional investigators say third party auditors who gave jenson farms a superior outbreak, largely ignored the government on food and safety. lawmakers on the committee are urging the fda to begin overseeing private auditors to close the gap into food safety system. unclean equipment at jensen farms in colorado is believed to be the source of the listeria. critics of food safety rules say the findings are more proof, the government needs to step up inspections and testing in the food industry. kai? >> thank you, alex. >> numerous private lawsuits have been filed by jensen farms. governor martin o'malley said just before the 2012
general assembly reconvened. speculation was that the governor would introduce a costly gas tax. an idea even some in this party disagree with. tax proposals will be a centerpiece of this year's legislative session. right now, the state faces a $1.4 billion deficit. we'll have more coming up new at 5:00 and 6:00. let's check on the roads with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. hi, everyone. well, the wet roads are not making this drive an easy one for us. top side of the inner loop slows down there. about 20 minutes to get through. the outer loop, not much better. slowing there from york road to 83. if you're traveling on the west side of the inner loop, we do have an accident between wilkens avenue and frederick road that is tying things up and several other accidents. east side inner loop at philadelphia road. 195 southbound, that accident blocking the two left-hand
lanes. in bel air, north toll gate at bolton street. garrison boulevard at wabash. and because of the metro incident, west lexington closed at howard. you can see, not too bad of a drive out there. this traffic report is brought to you by subway. introducing to you the new hot pastrami melt. to satisfy even the biggest appetite, only from subway, eat fresh. back to you. >> the excitement is building as we get closer to this sunday's play-off game at m&t bank strayedium. stadium. the baltimore ravens will face the houston texans. it is the ravens' first home play-off game in years. they are getting ready to take on the texans. a team they beat in october by 15 points. coach john harbaugh said today that all players that were injured are healthy and ready for sunday's game. by the way, you can see the ravens take on the texans, this sunday afternoon at 1:00, and
you can watch it live here on wjz 13. then make sure to stay tuned for the game -- for the season's pizza post game show. sports director mark viviano and stan saunders will bring you all of the highlights and reaction. still ahead at 4:00 on eyewitness news. cold case. los angeles police made any headway into the death investigation of natalie wood. wjz continues to follow the breaking news. a man trapped under a subway train downtown. and it's a gloomy, wet january afternoon. but spring returns, in a sense, tomorrow. bob is updating your first warning forecast. ,,,,,,
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natalie wood, excuse me. they still consider her 1981 death an accident. the cold case was reopened last year when sources came forward with a new investigation. so far, nothing has indicated wood's death was a homicide. funeral of ranger margaret anderson. >> i need to honor and show my respect to all of the work that these people do to keep us safe. >> reporter: it was difficult for irene wicks to see the hearst carrying 34 margaret anderson. >> very, very upsetting. uh-huh. two little girls are going to ask for mama. >> reporter: as the procession moved on, wicks stood with family friend dale lewinowski. >> i have two daughters of my own. i just couldn't imagine how it would feel. >> reporter: mount rainier park
rangers, followed by rangers across the u.s. police officers and other first responders took part in the procession. >> we're here to support ranger margaret anderson's family. >> reporter: used to be a ranger at paradise, on mount rainier. he knows exactly where anderson was at a tire chain checkpoint and was gunned down. >> we trained for this. and we hope that things come out. but this just is a not-so- subtle reminder that bad things happen to good people. >> reporter: ranger anderson spent several years working for western maryland at the cno canal. >> not a particularly great day on wall street. [ stock bells ringing ] >> the markets have been down for most of the day. let's go to new york right now, where alexis christoforous has tonight's cbs cbs money watch update. stocks were mixed as investors worry about a recession in europe. a new report shows germany's
economy slowed late last year. and the european commission says hungary has contained deficit. shares of super value has plunged 2%. they reported a bigger loss than expected because of high food prices and costs related to a turnaround. some of continental's nonstop flights are stopping to be refueled. dozens have been forced to make unexpected stops in canada and elsewhere, to fuel up after running into unusually strong winds headed over the atlantic ocean. the stops are partly a result by united continental, to use smaller jets on a growing number of long-haul flights. it's official. hostess has filed bankruptcy for a second time. the company has enough cash to keep the store stocked with breads and snacks. but longer term, hostess says it needs more from its unions.
that's your money watch. for more, head to cbsmoneywatch.com. in new york, i'm alexis christoforous. >> let's update that breaking news. a man trapped under a subway train downtown. let's go back to captain mike perry, who is live over the scene in sky eye chopper 13. >> hello, kai. first, we want to correct the location. this is the 300 block of west saratoga at utah street. where a man was trapped underneath of a subway train. apparently that man has been rescued. we have video of the man being brought out to a waiting ambulance. initially, we were told that the man was conscious, underneath the train. firefighters had to shut down the third rail and the electricity to it before they could safely effect the rescue. he has been removed. he has still been evacuated from the subway station here at 300 west saratoga, at utah, as they -- it's not clear when -- correction, subway service, will be resumed here.
but the man now is going to be taken to a local area hospital. no word on his condition or how he got down onto the rails. >> thank you. captain mike perry, reporting live. still ahead on eyewitness news at 4:00. but that's been an image that people have tried to paint of me since, you know, the day barack announced. >> the first lady challenges reports about her role in her husband's administration. rain is falling across maryland. and it's too warm for snow. will it stay that way? and wjz would like to see your purple pride. here are some of your favorite purple and black photos. to see the complete slide show, go to wjz.com. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
it's not snowing. it was cold this morning. we were in the 20s, but it warmed up quickly. winds came off the ocean. brought the clouds and moisture. take a look at radar. there's a batch of light rain across north central carolina. it's moving this way. and later tonight, it will get pretty damp. right now, spotty rain. heavier out to the west as you can see. and south of d.c. that's where the solid rain is from chrisfield to fredericksburg, richmond area. that's all going to move up in our general direction later tonight. probably after 7:00, i'll start seeing some of this heavier stuff. and it will be steady at times. maybe half an inch to inch of rain. but it's not going to be snowing as you see. eastern shore right now, dover, delaware, dry, dry. but that's going to change in a few hours as that rain moves up in your general direction. temperature-wise right now. we're stuck here mainly in the 40s. but earlier today, we did get up into the upper 40s. 45, 41, dew point. humidity, 85%.
east winds, 87. barometer just beginning to fall. 29.8 everyones. it's possible some of the mountain areas, at least some saw sleet. it's going to warm up. 40, hagerstown. 47, ocean city, pax river. today, dew points, 41. yesterday, when we had those flurries in a few spots. dew points are down in the upper 20s. so that made a difference. warmer air coming in. 45 in bel air. almost 50 now, annapolis, kent island, east winds, bringing that moisture in off the atlantic ocean. although generally mild conditions. that's a pretty big area of low pressure. pretty big storms. heavy rain across portions of illinois, into the carolinas, that's all moving up. you can see it, up the spine of the appalachians. so there's a lot of rain here in the carolinas, and in virginia that is moving up toward our region. tonight will be a wet night. but it will quickly end in the morning. and then we'll see, believe it or not, very mild conditions
for most of the day tomorrow. then this cold front. that's where the cold air is. that will come through late tomorrow night, friday morning. maybe cold enough for rain. and perhaps a few wet snowflakes coming in. garrett county, seeing wet, accumulated snow. lake-effect stuff. and yes, it's going to be colder, friday and all weekend long. southwest winds ahead of that. 5 to 10 knots. bay temp, around 41. tonight, yes, it will be rainy. temperatures dropping a few degrees but well above freezing, 42. tomorrow, believe it or not, sun and clouds. but look at that, up to 60. then the cold front comes through early friday morning. temperatures fall. probably no higher than the low 40s on friday. so big change coming this week. >> okay. thank you, bob. don't miss tonight's cbs primetime lineup at 9:00. it's the 30th annual people's choice awards. then stay tuned for eyewitness news at 11:00. scott pelley has a preview
of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. after being buried in 18 feet of snow, some people in alaska are looking to dig out, while many others in the lower 48 wonder where all of their snow has gone. we'll tell you about it tonight. on the cbs evening news. inches from disaster. the ntsb reveals what went wrong in a close call between two jets in chicago. a man trapped under a subway train is rescued in baltimore. we'll update this breaking story. and ripped from a spy novel. a nuclear scientist in iran is killed in a spy attack. wait until you hear how it happened. eyewitness news at 4:00 continue,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,
rain. hello. thanks for staying with eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. >> and i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about. we have an update on breaking news. a man trapped under a subway downtown. meghan mccorkell is live downtown with more. >> we're live at the subway station. the subway station is still shut down right now. that's because just minutes ago, baltimore city firefighters pulled a man out from under a train right here. we have been talking to witnesses here in the area. they tell us that they were down on the platform. and they saw that man who was in a wheelchair, tip forward and fall onto the tracks. witnesses say the train was coming. they were screaming for the train to stop. but it was really too late. it ran over that man. now, firefighters do confirm for us, they did find a wheelchair down on the tracks. once firefighters got to the man who was under the train, they tell us that he was conscious, he was talking to them. firefighters were ability to free him -- able to free him from the train.
they had to drag him on a back board, underneath the train, more than a hundred feet to get him out. and that's why the rescue took so long. now, that man has been rushed to maryland shock trauma. firefighters tell us he had bruises and abrasions. right now, he's on his way to the hospital. again, we'll continue following the story for now. i'm meghan mccorkell, wjz eyewitness news. >> amazing story. of course, we'll have the latest on this breaking news, coming up at 5:00 and 6:00. a car bomb attack kills a prominent nuclear scientist in iran. now, iranian leaders are accusing another nation of ordering the hit. tina kraus reports for wjz on who is being blamed. >> reporter: security forces in tehran surround the -- surrounded the car in a deadly attack. police say two assailants on a motorcycle stuck magnetic bombs to the car of the nuclear scientist. >> reporter: i saw the bikes speed by, this witness said, they were wearing black hats and had something in their hands. authorities say the scientists
worked at a key nuclear facility. he is the fourth nuclear expert to die in a car bomb attack in two years. iranian officials accuse israel of dispatching hit squads to try to destroy its nuclear program. israeli officials deny the allegations but have hinted about covert campaigns. on tuesday, israel's military chief of staff said iran should expect more unnatural events in 2012. the u.s. and its allies are pressuring iran to stop enriching uranium. they believe it's being used to develop a nuclear bomb. but tehran contends its program is peaceful, designed only to produce electricity. >> reporter: tina kraus, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, secretary of state hillary clinton is denying any u.s. role and the obama administration is condemning the attack. in the wake of a stunning
abuse scandal, the president of penn state is trying to reach to alumni. >> tonight's town hall meeting in pittsburgh is the first of three meetings, intended to let faculty and alumni voice their opinions on the scandal. they are still dealing with the fallout against former football coach jerry sandusky. two are also charged with perjury. the resulting scandal led to the ousting of iconic coach joe paterno. some alumni have criticized the school for failing to conduct an investigation before firing paterno and asking grant spaniard to step down. a cloudy, wet wednesday around around the state today. a live look outside right now. the rain has not been steady or heavy. but that's soon about to change. and bob is in the first warning weather center, tracking doppler radar. >> it's been spotty this
afternoon. take a look at radar. very light stuff going on. heavy stuff to the west and south of us. there you see it moving up 95, south of washington. around the city now, very light, spotez rain. a few echoes, but really nothing to speak of heavy rain. hancock and p.a., that's gotten heavy. south of us, that's where it is to washington. from chrisfield to fredericksburg. that's goodbye -- going to be moving in our direction. look for a very wet night tonight, probably ending in the morning. but it's going to be a milder night tomorrow. once that rain leaves us, there will be colder air moving in. but that won't be taking place until late, late tomorrow night and friday. a big change as we go off to the west/northwest winds. temperatures holding around 40 on friday. but tomorrow may get up to 60 degrees. it will feel like spring with winds out of the south. so one spring day. and back to winter again. denise? >> unbelievable. stay with bob and updated
weather. for the updated forecast, and a look at live doppler radar any time, log onto wjz.com. a few hundred feet. that's how close two jets came to hitting each other at the airport in chicago. ntsb investigators want to know what happened and who is to blame. >> reporter: you can hear the southwest pilot's frustration. >> on the runway. plane was taking off. >> reporter: it's a question the air traffic controllers at midway airport did not answer. it followed a near collision of a southwest 737 and a private learjet on december 31st. the southwest jet had just landed in the national transportation safety board report says the pilot was told to cross 31 right. but it appears another told a learjet pilot to take off on the same runway. the report also states southwest copilot yelled for the pilot to stop. >> across 31 to the right. and learjet or something was
taking off. we had to hit our brakes. and the two went overhead. >> they narrowly missed each other. 287 feet above southwest's plane. >> you look at the size of these planes. anything below 300 to 400 feet is really, very, very close. >> reporter: it appears the mistake came from the control tower, a mistake that could have cost lives. >> at the very least, what should happen here? >> no doubt this regards more vigilance at midway to make sure we have the right controllers rested. >> 85 passengers and crewmembers were on board the southwest plane. no one was hurt on either flight. a solemn homecoming for a frederick soldier killed while serving in afghanistan. family and friends gathered to pay their respects to army specialist ronald wildrick this morning. police escorted his body to woods borough, where his funeral would be held tomorrow. specialist wildrick will be laid to rest at arlington
national cemetery. one on one with the first lady. cbs sits down with michelle obama. the first lady tells gayle king she has very real goals in mind for her programs, with children and with military families. and they go a lot farther than simple photo ops. >> i don't want this just to be p.r. i'm always asking people on the ground, do you feel what we're trying to do? and until they feel it in their own lives and in their own homes, we've got to keep working, we've got to keep figuring out, how do we tap deeper, so that we haven't just moved policy, but we have really moved lives. >> reporter: the first lady also downplayed rumors that she is unhappy with her life. and the white house says it has been a privilege from day 1. to see the complete interview, log onto wjz.com, select news, and scroll down to national news and click on the link. let's check in on the roads now at wjz traffic control. >> a lot of chaos out there. southbound 95. we have that accident at little
gun powder falls bridge. it's blocking the two right- hand lanes. another accident, blocking the right lane in that direction, really tying things up. 97 northbound. a crash at dorsey run road. and southbound 795. another we're watching there at owings mills boulevard. as far as delays go, at least 20 minutes on the west side inner loop to security boulevard. and top side inner loop, about 25 minutes at this point, from the jones falls expressway to 95. other accidents include putty hill avenue at conroy court and garrison boulevard, at bellevue in baltimore city. let's take a live look. you can see, things are beginning to thin out just a little bit there on baltimore national pike. this traffic report is brought to you by the cochran firm. if you or someone you know has suffered a personal injury, call 1-800-the firm or visit them online for your free consultation. now, here's an artist who really thrives under pressure. this russian painter finds his
inspiration under water. he had to develop his own technique to get the pigments to stick to canvas, i would think. the artist says he typically does an entire painting in one dive. but sometimes he has to cut it short because of limited boxes. >> he never does ink on paper, i guess. >> that is pretty amazing. >> yeah. trail strait ahead on -- straight ahead on wjz eyewitness news at 4:00. he's accused of planning a bomb attack in florida. what police are learning about him and watching online videos. and protestors in new york. how police reacted. and it's a wet, gray afternoon. and you'll need your umbrella. tonight, bob is updating your first warning weather forecast. go, ravens! whoo! ♪
no longer sleep on anything live. police say 25-year-old sammy asmikosh posted several videos online, in which he rails against christians, jews and western living. investigators arrested the man last week, saying he was planning to bomb local areas. they say he met with radicals during his visit to coso -- kosovo. a teen spoke as advocates for highway safety renewed their call for states to pass 15 new laws. >> reporter: 17-year-old joe pulocowitz, had only been 25ing -- driving about two months! ooze will i -- although i remember the crash of being the first few months in the hospital, i just know how lucky i am to be here today. >> reporter: joe slammed into a tree in 2010.
suffering a brain injury, broken back, pelvis and ribs. >> it's been horrible, going through what i have been through. >> reporter: he's now working for the advocates, fighting to get tougher safety laws for the road. the group is calling on states to pass 15 laws, covering everything from seat belts, booster seats and motorcycle helmet rules to restrictions on teen drivers and texting behind the wheel. >> reporter: every year, about 33,000 people die in crashes across the u.s. and over two million more are injured. >> reporter: advocates say putting tougher safety laws in place will make a difference. >> we know that this will save lives and save the states money. and we would like to see them be more aggressive and serious about getting the job done. >> reporter: joe says, tougher laws, including increasing the driving age to 18, might have saved him a lot of heartache. >> if i had one wish, it would be to go back to the day before my wreck. >> reporter: and that's why
he's lobbying to force drivers to play it safer. >> the group also grades states on their safety laws. a complete list can be found on their website, safe roads.org. the mother of a man suspected of arson is fighting for her son in court today. >> where is my son? what did you do to my son? since yesterday, he is not available. what did you do to my son? >> her son is 24-year-old harry burkhart and was charged with 37 counts of arson and held on nearly 3 million bail. 53-year-old dorothy burkhart has a heart of courtroom outbursts and claims of being in danger. ms. burkhart was ordered detained and a status hearing is set for the 25th. a puppy snatcher is caught on tape in california. take a look as the thief lures two rottweiler pups away from the sidewalk and into his car. the owners say the dogs
typically sell for $1,000 to $1500 a piece. he was planning on giving the puppy nicknamed cookie to his son. the owner is offering a $500,000 reward for information. high schooler teacher mona lisa tello allegedly submitted a fake jury summons, the teacher claimed jury duty for 15 absences. the 61-year-old 61-year-old has agreed to retire and repay the money she was paid while playing hooky. government health officials report binge drinking is a growing trend among college aged drinkers. young adults are averaging nine drinks in one sitting. they found one in four young adults had binged in alcohol at least once in the last month. what is even more alarming is
health officials have it down. in tonight's wjz healthwatch. the winter blues may not just be in your head. andrew zimmer reports that your body may be low on something. >> in the winter time comes the winter blues. >> many people have what is called the sad syndrome or seasonal effects of depression. >> dr. william shaw says one of the main factors in sad is a lack of vitamin c, the best source coming from the sun. and you might think it would be staying inside when it's cold outside. but that's not the case. >> the wintertime, the big factor is, the sun does not go up as high in the sky. and as a consequence, the light that reaches us is much weaker. >> reporter: and the amount of people with the vitamin d deficiency is surprisingly
high. >> latest estimates are about 50% of the population doesn't have the adequate amount of vitamin d. >> that can lead to a serious problem. >> people with low vitamin d are much more likely to have problems with depression and especially in the winter time. >> travis napier, executive chef at naple, knows one way to beat the sun. >> vitamin d and fish. they kind of go hand in hand. a couple of fish we have in the species now. >> dr. shaw has a couple of other recommendations to help ward off depression. increasing vitamin d. omega 3 fatty acid. and exercising. >> these three simple steps can mean the difference between having a happy winter and one that is associated with feeling blue. alabama beats lsu in the bcs championship game.
rowdy football fans flooded the french quarter in new orleans. police say one woman was shot in the leg. another was hit in the head with a beer bottle. and a third had her iphone stolen. a local hospital reported an increase in emergency room traffic from alcohol poisoning. luckily, nobody was injured. celebrities like -- i guess you could call her celebrity snooky and 50 cent, steal the spotlight in a show in las vegas. reality tv star, snooky, took a break from the jersey shore to spearhead the booth of head phone maker. and 50 cent signed autographs for the company he owns, sms audio. a three-day camel race is drawing attention from all over the globe. race of the camels, also known as ship of the desert, is now
going festival. the event features camel dancing, camel decorations, and fur-cutting competition. along the highlights of this year's festival was a camel beauty contest, in which camels were clothed in traditional, exotic garments. >> that goes on my bucket list. >> i was going to say, that i would have rather seen. >> and they're beautiful, too. could be the beauty contest. >> yes. >> i'm going there someday. rain tonight. >> bob turk has the first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
rain in virginia looks like it is definitely going to get to the baltimore, washington area. most coming between 7:00 and midnight tonight. and even tomorrow morning, probably a little leftover rain. but tomorrow, believe it or not, gets into a much warmer air mass, temporarily. 45 degrees now. it's only gotten into the mid- to upper 40s. east winds at 7. barometer holding steady, 29.89 inches. right now, the cold spot. oakland for some reason, getting a little sleet. dragged down some cold air to 32 degrees there. 34 in quum ber land. -- cumberland. east of the mountains. temperatures here very consistent. it will drop a few more degrees tonight. may get down to 41 and 42, but we'll stay well above freezing. even in oakland, some of those will eventually get into the pounds. and they're just look -- mountains. and they're just looking at generally light rain. 43 in westminster. and d.c. at 46.
46, 27 today. average now, 41 again. and 24. the records, 73. and 1. 1 degree in 1982. east winds. there you see it. oakland, getting a bit of a southeast wind. but they'll start getting that mild air. so each out there, -- even out there, just snow. however, there will be snow in garrett county by late tomorrow night. and on friday. this low pressure that is heading across our region brings with it the rain and mild temps. but once it passes, that cold front across wisconsin is going to come to the area late tomorrow night and friday. basically, let's call it an arctic front. behind it, the air gets much colder. maybe cold enough for a few rain or snow showers before it dries out friday afternoon. it's going to get much colder. wind off the lakes. plentev of -- plenty of lake- effect snow. could see one or two feet of snow. garrett county, maybe 4, 5, 6 inches, by friday afternoon or friday night. looks like a great skiing weekend in garrett county.
southwest winds, 5 to 10 knots. small craft advisory tonight. only. the bay temp around 41 degrees. thent tonight, then, -- tonight, then yes. tomorrow, rain ends early. and sun and much warmer. temporarily back up to 60. late tomorrow night, the front comes through. temperatures on friday, probably no higher than around 40 and early friday morning. maybe a few rain or snow showers possible. >> thank you, bob. still to come on eyewitness news tonight. a man rescued as he's run over by the subway train. we'll have the latest ,,,,,,,,,,
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wjz has the latest on a man run over by a train. new information about a teen who confessed to killing his father. and the ravens are back on the practice field. wjz is with the team as they prepare for play-offs. check in for these stories and all the day's breaking news. eyewitness news at 5:00 starts now. trapped under a train. >> an accident at a downtown subway station. wjz is following the rescue. >> hi. i'm kai jackson. >> and i'm denise koch. mary is off tonight. and we begin tonight with an update on breaking news. firefighters save a person, run over by a train at the lexington market subway station. a short time ago, the victim is rushed to shock trauma.