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next on fox froif morning news. fighting back with a samurai sword, what police are saying about the possibility of criminal charges. more bizarre acorn video. what a worker in california was caught saying. and the h1n1 vaccine, why exposure to being used in the u.s. a live report from washington. good morning. it's wednesday, september 16th, you're taking a live look at downtown baltimore. it looks very nice with everything all lit up there, cars on the road already as people are heading out to work this morning or wherever they may be going. good morning, i'm patrice
harris. it looks pretty clear out there so far, but will it stay that way for the rest of the day? that is why we have meteorologist steve fertig around. he is a good person to ask these questions to. >> when i was coming in this morning, whitemarsh boulevard, headed to 695 and it was one of those florida rains, where you can't see out the windshield. >> really? >> yes. >> that was so surprising because when i was coming in this morning, i had sun wear coming in this morning. [ laughter ] >> steve doesn't listen. >> wow, i can't -- what are you saying? i can't believe you said. it's going to be one of those areas that one area will see nothing, another area will see heavy downpours. when i got close to the station it was nothing. >> is that going to be all day today? >> pretty much. it's going to be hit and miss and more so this afternoon and evening. >> well if you could draw me a map where rain is going to be and not be, i will go where it's
not. >> i was hydroplaning this morning. and i wasn't going that fast. >> i don't believe that. >> really. i just need new tires. the bus stop, 66 degrees at the current temperature at the bus stop. there could be a few showers as we were saying or maybe not be but you want to be prepared and maybe have the umbrella with you, because there's going to be scattered showers. there's not going to be heavy rain for the most part, where there's rain more in the moderate range. 67 in salisbury, and 67 in hagerstown. and a few scattered showers around today and for the next couple of days. for the weekend, it dries out nicely. look up to 57 degrees, it will be a cool day as temperatures stay around that number hitting a high of 74 degrees at about 3:00 p.m. and the then the temperatures back up to 70 again at 6:00 p.m. fairly steady with regard to the temperatures. all right, let's see what is happening on the roadways now with lauren cook. she is here for candace dold and she has the traffic edge.
>> reporter: thank you very much, steve. well as we take a look at the west side at liberty road, you will see cars cruising along the inner and outer love lanes, just fine, -- in concerns yet. from westminister pike to 695, you're looking at a 5-minute trip. you will be in the clear from greenspring avenue to the jfx you're looking at 3 minutes. if you're using the jfx to get downtown you're looking at an 11-minute drive. that's a look morning travels. patrice, back to you. lauren, thank you. 6:03 on fox 45 morning news. police say an officer shot and killed a man early this morning moments after the suspect stabbed his partner in the back with a knife. joel d smith is live at police headquarters with the latest. good morning, joel. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. this officer who was shot can thank the bulletproof vest. he has been treated and released, because although that knife got through his uniform,
it did not get will you the vest and into his body. this started at 12:30 a.m. this morning in the 2800 block of or lean street. that is when the drug test force was in operation. they spotted a couple of folks with drug activity and wanted to make arrests. when they tried to take the two into custody, one of the suspects pulled out a knife and stabbed the other officer in the back. that is when the partner pulled out the gun and shot the suspect several times. he was pronounce nod. the police say he was a hiss han ic male. the other man was taken into custody. >> what is protocol in officer-involved shootings. both of the officers are placed on administrative leave. the one officer who was stabbed is fine because of the bulletproof vest. once again, the suspect has been killed after allegedly trying to stab an officer in the back at baltimore this morning.
i'm live at police headquarters, joel d smith, fox 45 morning news. a hearing is scheduled in the corruption case against mayor sheila dixon. a hearing to compel. dixon is accused of stealing gift cards from the needy, the charges against her include perjury, theft and fraud. she is also accused of accepting expensive gifts from developer lipscomb when she was city council manager. upholding almost a $50 million judgment against exxon mobile. the residents sued the company claiming that is a gas leak con tacontaminated their water well. the judge reduced awards to just eight of the homeowners. new developments in the case of a yale graduate student. they executed search warrants on the person of interest in the death of anna, le.
two warrants have been served at the apartment of raymond clark the 3rd. clark was handcuffed and escorted out of the building. le's bodies was discovered on sunday in the wall of a yale medical school. baltimore's state attorney and several other prosecutors say the current 2-year-old law is not tough enough. they allege it doesn't do enough to define what a gang member is and it doesn't carry strong penalty. they want mandatory sentences for those who commit crimes that are gang activity. >> we want to make sure that those who are stealing and robbing our youth of their future are the ones that we sues this statute with and we put some away as long as possible. the aclu says that young people should not be prosecuted simply for being associated with
gangs. a long awaited senate version of the healthcare reform bill is expected to be unveil today after weeks of negotiations to come out with a bipartisan bill. the senate finance committee will unveil an 850 merchandise proposal. he doesn't expect the plan to win much deal backing. it's expected to develop coops and the lack of public option is drawing fire from liberals. lewis is opening mvp entertainment at the hunt valley town center. the 6300 complex will take over the old wal-mart site. it will feature up scale bowling, restaurant and a sports bar. >> when i say he is done, we leave a legacy of healt helping people, of creating jobs, of finding different ways to help our community better.
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6:10 on fox 45 morning news. a rainy start to the morning for some people. meteorologist steve fertig is here to tell us who will get that rain and who won't. my fingers are crossed that i won't. >> you didn't so far, but i did. my fault, no, it's not. had a that is what everybody thinks. sky hd radar, you will see some
showers at sky hd radar and you will see if the rain is falling where it is. and you see it is falling. i was in whitemarsh this morning on the way in and it was definitely falling heavy there, but right now heavier toward bel air it looks like. boston is out of the mix. they had showers earlier. jarrettsville earlier. these showers are moving through from west to east, and it's not going to be a big deal for a long period of time for anybody. down here it's falling showers around salisbury around del mar and further points west and as far as cambridge and toward rockville we had scattered showers west of washington d.c., too. it will be on and off, it looks like a 40% chance in general. it looks because we have had moisture moving in from the atlantic ocean. we have high pressure bringing in the cooler air. you know the temperatures will be dropping, where it won't be warming up as much into the 70s. cooler day today and a little
bit wetter, too. damp, more so than anything and light scattered showers. the scale shows that at 1:00 p.m., seeing showers moving through the area, and to the west moving off the high pressure, because moving around the high pressure with the backdoor cold front that moved through yesterday. a couple of scattered showers today and ale of scattered showers tomorrow. the heaviest rain toward salisbury and back to the west about the same about .10 of an inch, not heavy rain but nuisance rain throughout the day on and off in spots. the temperatures are in the mid-to upper 60s. mid-to upper 60s in baltimore and d.c. and out in oakland cooler as you would expect in the mountains, 50 degrees there. expect the mountains to warm up a little bit today, but not a lot. a northeast whippe wind at 10-1s per hour. the central part of the state, will climb up to 58 degrees. the clouds with a northeast wind
at 5-10 miles per hour. as you go further points west, you will see about the same. 70 degrees and northeast winds at 5-10. as far as tonight goes, it's going to be a cloudy night with the shower chances still in play, 60 degrees the overnight low. northeast winds at 5-15 miles per hour. as we look to the did you, look for temperatures to climb from the mid-to upper 60s this morning. let's see if we can get it to move. i'm not going to to be able to get it to move, so i'm going to move on. 77 degrees. i'm determined. see that. we're going back to today. 70 degrees at noon and 70 degrees at 6:00 p.m. and now that your brain is scrambled, 69 for tomorrow, with should showers -- some showers, i'm starting over. 76 and 77 for your monday and tuesday. did you follow that? we will do it again in a half an hour. iradar is available at foxbaltimore.com. can you use fox 45 powerful
radar to track incoming storms. the interactive tools will let you see when the rain and thunderstorms will be over your house. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. now lauren cook is here for candace dold and she has the traffic edge for you. >> reporter: thank you, steve. we're looking at 60 miles per hour in the northeast corridor of 95. 54 on the jf, examine and as we make -- and as we make our way west, we are looking at 50 miles per hour. as we make our way to the northeast corridor of november, we're dealing with some rain in whitemarsh, but it's going to be a nice and easy drive if you're traveling the southbound lanes this morning. that good news is going to continue if we hop on to the beltway. it's going to be smooth sailing up to towson. if you are traveling at the jrk fx it's going to be trouble free. and as we make our way after on the west side, always clear here. taking a live look at liberty
road, you can see quite a bit of volume on the inner and outer loop lanes but no concerns as of yet. that's a look at the morning travels. for the morning travels 24-7, log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. investigators are working to determine whether a student who killed an intruder with a smurai sword is going to face charges. the intruder launched as the student and that is when he attacked. should the charges be filed against the man who used a samurai sword to kill an intruder. that's our question of the day. you can send us your tweets at fox baltimore.com, and you can give us the calls coming up. sharing the fears.
there's only one way to eat an eggo -- your way. l'eggo my eggo. toppings this morning's health check, the fda gives the green light to the swine vaccine. the move is an important step in the effort to begin widespread vaccinations in the coming weeks. samantha hayes is live in washington with more. good morning, samantha. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. health and human services secretary made that announcement yesterday thatted fda has approved the vaccine. there will be four separate manufacturers who will produce and distribute the vaccine. the government hopes that the first doses available will come in just a few weeks. >> the food and drug admnistration has approved applications for vaccines for the 2009h1n1 virus from four of
the manufacturers are of the u.s. licensed seasonable influenza vaccine. once ready, the vaccine will be shipped through a central drix system and available in up to 90,000 sites around the country. two types of vaccines, a flu shot made from inactive virus and a nasal spray made from live weakened virus will be available free of charge through some providers, may charge an admnistration fee. >> according to civilians, the bulk of the vaccine will be available october 15th. there will be some available before that, but she recommends that pregnant women and children get vaccinated first. eventually there will be enough vaccine for everybody, patrice. >> that was one of my first questions to you. everyone will have access to it once the priority list of people is done with?
>> yes, the instances of the h1n1 viruses it seems to affect people with preexisting conditions. conditions that can aggravate swine flu, make it worse, perhaps even fatal. children, you have seen a lot of news reports of children going back to college and back to school. she wants to see children vaccinated and pregnant women, too. later on people 65 and older. they're fairly close to the top two, because they're very likely to have an adverse effect to the regular flu. but she says, yes, eventually, and hopefully sooner rather than later, hopefully by the end of the month of november, there will be plenty of vaccine for everybody. the federal government is working with the cdc and also states and local groups to distribute the vaccine make sure that the people who need it right away can get it right away. >> and samantha, there was talk originally that it would consist of two shots. is that still the case?
>> reporter: i believe, there are still shots. it sort of depends and we're going to see what is really the most effective. there's been a lot of testing going on to figure out not only an effective vaccine but whether they need to. that may come in time where they find out a little more. there's two signs of vaccine, a flu shot made from inactivated virus and a nasal spray made by a live weakened virus. there's two different types that will apparently be available. >> what is she saying to people who are concerned, that hey, the swine flu came out of nowhere. they're rushing through the vaccine, i don't know enough about it. what does she have to say to people who are cautious? >> reporter: she has a lot of confidence in the vaccine. i know the cdc said a week ago in the weekly address, that there seems not to be any
horrible effects. a lot of people when they get the vaccine they have reactions to it, and there's nothing different from a regular flu shot. at this point, they have done a lot of testing so far. the vaccination seems to be a good action and it doesn't seem to be causing any kind of problem, at least for now. >> this doesn't replace the seasonal flu shot. people should probably still get both. >> reporter: no. exactly. that is very important. a lot of folks are going to say i'm getting ready to get my, seasonal flu shot. can i kill two birds with one stone. no you can't. the swine flu is a separate strain. they developed a vaccination specifically for that and you need to get both. >> samantha hayes, reporting live from washington. thank you. good news and bad news from america's top money man. how long ben bernanke says the recession will last. recession will last. more video from
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welcome back to fox 45 morng news. 6:28 is the time. you're taking a live look at downtown baltimore. it's wednesday, and around here that's a very special thing, especially for meteorologist steve pfeffe fertig. good morning, i'm patrice harris, but steve has very good company this morning. >> good morning, i have recruited a man. how old are you. >> i'm 8. >> you got a lot of friends and a lot of classmates watching, too. are you ready to do this one, here. >> we will show you them the showers moving through this morning. i got hit with a few showers
this morning. did you see any showers. >> there were showers coming down here. >> that's true. we will go over that in a litte bit. you will go later. this one is mine. you're ready to go. >> 66 out in westminister. temperatures getting to 66 by noon. 70 at 6:00 p.m., and we should hit a high temperature of 74 with a northeast wind at 5-10 miles per hour. you're ready to go a little lit later. right now what do you want to do? toss to who? >> here is lauren with traffic. >> reporter: braden, you're doing a great job. keep up the good work. as we look at the outer beltway, you see the lanes that are jam packed. as we make our way over though to the northeast corridor of 95, some better news to report. it's going to get 20 minutes to get from mountain road to 695. that good news will continue if you continue using the tunnels. all is clear but 695 and the
harbor tunnel. that's a look at your morning travels, patrice, let's ten lett back to you. lauren, thank you. baltimore police are involved in an overnight shooting that left a drug suspect dead. police say they opened fire after the suspect stabbed an officer in the back. joel d smith is live at police headquarters with more on that story. good morning, joel. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. that officer can thank his bulletproof vest for stopping a knife this morning. that is the reason he is unharmed. however, person that tried to stab him is now dead. this all happened, police tell us around 12:30 in the morning in the 2800 block of or lean's street that is when two members of drug and task force spotted drug activity. these confronted these two suspects and were in the process of making an arrest. that is when one of them stabbed an officer in the back. that is when the other officer grabbed his gun and shot the suspect a number of times. the man was taken to john
hopkins for treatment but was proannounced dead there at 1:30. the man was not identified yet, but he was a hispanic. the police officer who was stabbed was taken to the hospital and checked out, but it appears he is unharmed because of the bulletproof vest. as it is protocol in a shooting situation with police, they are both on administrative leave pending the investigation. joel d smith, fox 45 morning news. the city's state attorney says it could be days before there's a decision on whether a student who killed an intruder with a samurai sword will face criminal charges. police say the john hopkins under grad found 49-year-old donald rice inside of the garage of his off campus home early yesterday morning. the student cut off ricer's hand and sliced his body with a sword. rice had a history of burglary and had just gotten out of jail on saturday.
the friends of the student say he was acting in self-defense. >> i think he said the guy lodged at him even when he had the sword. i think he lost control of it. i can't even blame him. i mean, he already had two -- on that day. >> the student's home had been burglarized just hours before the incident. stay tuned to fox 45 morning news for continuing coverage of this story. an expert on self-defense law joins us live coming up in our 7:00 hour. he we want to know what you think? should charges be filed against the man who used the samurai sword who killed a student? it's our question of the day. send us a tweet at fox baltimore and we will take your calls coming up in the 7:00 hour. another video of acorn workers giving questionable advice surfaces. this time it comes from an office in california. >> oh, he yeah. >> this is the 4th video that has been released by film
maker james o'keefe since last week. in it an acorn worker appears to advice a couple posing as a pimp and prostitute on how to hide their documents and alter documents to get housing loans. the acorn worker revealed that she used to run an escort service and killed her husband in self-defense. now we're learning that acorn may be operating illegally in maryland. baltimore's acorn forfeited its corporate charter in 2006. the organization failed to file its annual personal property return which is tax information required by the state. since then state officials say the organization has been operating illegally. >> what the law specifically says is that when a business becomes forfeited, it's supposed to wind down operations and stop doing business. >> as for the baltimore based videos which allegedly show acorn workers giving information
on tax evasion and setting up a prostitution ring, city state attorney jessica says her office doesn't conduct investigation based on youtube videos. maryland's highest court will hear new arguments in a case following baltimore's commissioner clark. clark was fired in 2004 by then mayor opally wh o'malley who saa domestic dispute between clark and his girlfriend was a distraction in crime fighting. wilson shouted you lie during president obama's healthcare to co congress. punishment they signed a resolution disapproving of the south carolina's republican's action. still to come overcoming fears. hln, anchor robin mead shares real live tips
and you live in what town? no address, but what town? >> clarksville. >> clarksville, do you want to say hi to anybody before we get started. >> i would like to say hi to all of my people at school and all of my friends. >> your people. your people talk to my people and, are you ready to do this. you got your family with you this morning. >> let's get started. today it will be cloudy 69 degrees smght the wind will be northeast at 9 miles per hour. >> what is the humidity right now? >> 70%. >> the pressure? >> the pressure will be 30.4 and rising. >> right. >> the dew point will be 59. that is absolutely right. do you have a good luck charm in here. >> no. >> i thought you had a horseshoe or a rabbit foot. not a horseshoe. a rabbit foot. it would be to big for the pocket! go ahead.
>> in baltimore it's going to be 59. >> up in hagerstown it's right now. >> 62 degrees. in salisbury it's now 67. >> very good. what do we have next? >> we have showers in salisbury and up here near baltimore. >> uh-huh, okay, and? >> there's more showers on the way. >> do you to what? >> the cold front. >> what is that bringing as well? >> cold air. >> it's going to be chillier than yesterday. you want to give them the forecast? >> the forecast is going to be 74 degrees, the winds are going to be northeast. it's going to be cooler and it's going to be -- >> a bit cooler than 85. absolutely. what about tonight? >> it's going to be rainy. it's going to have showers tonight, 60, and the winds will be northeast at 5 to 15 miles per hour. >> peive. you wanperfect.you want to stare 7 day forecast. >> the seven-day forecast is going to be 54, tomorrow 69 with more showers and on friday it's
going to be more showers and 77. saturday it's going to be dry, 73 on sunday. it's going to be dry and 73. on monday it's going to be 76 and partly cloudy. on tuesday we're going to have rainshowers. >> you did a great job. let's come back in the middle. i just want to see the foot. >> i like that casual look. >> exactly. steve, you know you're good when you can do the weather with your hand in your pocket. that is cool. >> real casual. kind of, you're like a cool customer. >> are you that cool in school, too. can you do all of your class with the hand in the pocket. are you a smooth guy? >> brandon, what are you going to do when you are grown out of school? >> i want to race cars and stuff or maybe, you know. >> that would be cool. >> that would be a lot of fun. race cars, you know, i do an up to the challenge. that would be a little scary.
maybe i should try to race cars, too. would you go out with me and show me how it's done? >> maybe. >> i might not be smooth enough for braden. when you get to school, is everybody going to want your autograph? >> no. >> you might be surprised. >> you don't have to show her how to drive race cars, but show her how to drive a car? >> well, steve is the one who was hydroplaning on the way to work this morning. braden good job. >> if you would like to have your kid become a weather kid on wednesday, just send steve a note. you can drop him a line at fox baltimore.com. and since speed is speeding away -- steve is speeding away as he always does. i will fill you in on this part. iradar available at your finger tips. you can use fox 45 powerful radar to track incoming storms. interactive tools will let you
see when the storms will be over your house. just go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. speaking of the roadways and speeding. let's check in with lauren cook, she has the traffic edge. >> reporter: thank you, patrice. and as for braden i think he can should forget racing cars and has a future in weather. not looking bad. he did a great job today. it's nice to have him with us. as we take a look at the roadways, we are looking at 45 miles per hour that picks up as we make our way on the southbound side of 95 in howard county. we look at the 54 miles per hour on the jfx, 60 on 83 at baltimore county and 64 on the northeast corridor of 95. we do have trouble, however. we have a disabled car on 195 at aviation blstles tha boulevard t to make your way, for. that is going to be from 795 to security boulevard. as we take a live look at
liberty road you're going to see quite a crowd developing on the outer loop lanes. as we make our way over to the top side of the beltway, it's going to be a slow go from parkville to towson. from towson to 83. you do want to watch out for that. as we make our way to the corridor of 95, you will be in the clear. no problems to report in the southbound lanes as you head into the city. that's a look at the morning travels. for customized traffic reports 24-7, log on to our website at foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic. let's send it back to you, patrice. thank you, lauren. if you have something happening in your community, we want you to share it with baltimore. up load videos or written stories to neighborhood news. just go to foxbaltimore.com/your take. you can send your photos and videos directly from your cell phone to pics at baltimore.com. your time is 6:43. you are watching fox 45 morning news, all local all morning.
morning. police have not identified the suspect. the city state's attorney says it could be days before there's a decision on whether a student who killed an intruder with a samurai sword. the under grad found donald rice inside of the garage of his off campus home yesterday morning. the student kut cut rice's handd upper body. rice had a history of burglary and just got out of jail on saturday. the friends of the student said he was acting in self-defense. constellation objects to the pse's officialment saying the sale has nothing to do with bge, therefore the pse has no with jurisdiction, but the submission says that the deal is in the public's best interest. state senator pipken joins us to
shed light on the matter mplet let's start whether the pse should have any jurisdiction over the sale. >> absolutely. the pse has all the rights to be able to be involved in this. it clearly states in the law that they should be. i think the objections of constellation are absolutely wrong. >> what in the law says that they can, because some people would say, this is a private company. why should they be able to have? >> the pse has the right to oversee whether a transaction, such as this is in the quote unquote public interest. it also forces the public service commission to take a look at how this is going to impact rate payers. at end of the day, that is what we need to be responsive. the pse has that responsibility, therefore they can intervene in the case. >> is this a good deal. constellation says we are going to bring in $130 million for the state revenue. it's good in the economy. we are going to be able to build another nuclear plant. they see it all positive.
>> it's an opportunity for the pse to see if the rate pairs are getting a good deal. we looked at the numbers part of this to say that we should be able to see a 15% decrease in b and ge rates and on force the public commission the opportunity to see if we should re-regulate the output of these plants. it's an opportunity for the pse to do something long-term for the rate pairs, as well as short-term. >> should the deal be held up, if it cannot provide some relief for rate payers. >> absolutely, it needs to be in the public interest. this isn't only a corporate transaction for constellation. the pse has the right to do this, and needs to take advantage of that and do something for short-term as well as long-term. >> talk about re-regulating the industry. some people say we haven't been deregulated long enough to see any competition. >> we have been deregulated for
10 years. we have not seen competition so the people have the opportunity to shop. it's not going to work. less than 3% of maryland uses somebody from the incumbent carrier that is around them. we need to move on. what we have is a monopoly that is not regulated. i belief thai believe that the d be a 3rd lower than than they are. we need to move on. >> is there a deal. is there any worry constellation may pack up and move out or just not be able to do more for the state? >> we have heard these threats before. this is a good market to be in. this is a good market to serve. it's been a positive environment for the company, so i'm not worried about that at all. >> i guess, we will continue to see. the hearings are going on this week. what exactly are they listening for? >> they are listening to what impact it will have on rate payers and what transaction and
whether it's structured properly and whether we have an opportunity to offer a 15% short-term reduction. >> a decision is expected next month? >> yes. >> senator pipken, thank you for coming. it promises to dispense a perfect amount every time. we put the touch and brush toothpaste dispenser to the test. and next overcoming fear. hln anchor robin mead
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struggle with an i panic attack. she over came her disorder and she joins thus morning from atlanta to share her story. >> good morning, thank you for having me. it's a bit of a problem trying to do the news. >> i can't even imagine it. >> yeah, so what happened to me. this is about 10 years ago i worked had in economic do. chicago. it came upon me and it's not like i struggled with panic attacks. i didn't know what it was. i was like what is happening? meanwhile thousands of people are watching. i'm humiliated. i'm oh, my gosh, i hope it doesn't again. of course, it happens again. this book takes you through the journey of how i got over the panic attacks. it's among the of self confidence. mine went to the extreme that it manifested itself physically. >> tell me about what you had to do to get over that.
you couldn't continue in this career obviously and not get it under control? >> yeah. exactly. i was this close to quitting. i kept saying to my husband, i think i lost my tai talent. when it came to the core issue of self confidence. for me it was, whether i can make you like me or not. a lot of us have that people pleaser, like me, love me disease, where ourself esteem is based on how you view us. in this book, i had to come to full term with how panic serves me so i wouldn't spear it so i could give it permission to stop coming. you're going to give it confidence booster in this book. it's not just about panic and anxiety. one of the confidence boosters is no is a complete sentence. who among us doesn't really just spread ourselves so thin because
we can't say no. a confidence booster is, still confident to say no. >> that's a big one and a good one. give me one more tip from the book? >> got you. how about this one, when someone else said something about you or they say something that they put you down, instead of going, oh my gosh, what is wrong with me? one confidence booster is to recognize that person recognizes that about you. the same thing which they're putting down for, probably exists in their own being. they like it or they don't like it, that is why they even recognize it in yourself. just recognize that you might be a mirror for their own disown part. it may not be about you at you . >> robin, let me ask you how many people are dealing with this problem? how many people across the nation get panic attacks? >> i don't know how many. but after writing this book, i can't tell how many people have
come up to me, whether at work or a book signing, they go, me too, under their breath. they are humiliated and didn't know that other people suffer it, too. i'm glad that maybe they will get someone else to share and get on the road to self confidence the themselves and fl like they're not alone. >> robin, great book. i hope that will help a lot of people. we appreciate you coming on the show this morning. >> hey, patrice, thanks. coming up in at the 7:00 hour, a man kills an intruder with a samurai sword. we ask an expert about the charges he could face. a police officer kills a person
he probably lost control a little bit. i can't really blame him. i mean, he already had two stolen that day. an intruder a dead after being attacked with a samurai sword. what police are saying about the possibility of criminal charges against a a student. what a worker at a california office was caught saying. a new twist on an old scam. how to keep from being ripped off on craig's list. good morning. it's wednesday, september 16th. i'm patrice harris. let us check in with meteorologist steve fertig as we get halfway through the week,
everybody is starting to think about the weekend and hoping it will be nice. >> i'm thinking about the weekend on monday. not the weekend it was. >> that makes it sound like we don't enjoy being here and doing what we do? >> we're lucky because we get to enjoy it here and then we have the weekend. >> i enjoy the weekend. >> i'm not working this weekend. let's take a look at the temperatures out there, as much as i love it. 69 degrees at washington d.c. and close to the same in baltimore, a couple of degrees cooler just 67. 54 in oakland, the problem is and it's not really a major problem, but the frontal boundary has pushed south and has brought us cooler air. if you like the cooler temperatures it's a problem for you. if not, you might enjoy the cooler temperatures with the temperatures climbing to 74 for the high today. there's a chance for a few showers scattered about, not just today but this evening as well. so much cooler today and tomorrow. a damp day for your thursday and part of friday, too. and then drier for the weekend, shaping up actually to even
nicer than we originally thought. we thought half the weekend would be nice. now it's looking nice. let's see what is happening on the roadways. lauren cook is back with a look at the traffic edge. lauren. >> reporter: thank you very much, steve. we do have trouble on the west side of the beltway. taking a look behind me. you're going to see cars are packed and stacked at the inner and outer loops at liberty road. there's an accident at the inner loop lanes at the 70 ramp that you want to watch out for. if you're traveling outer loop lanes, from liberty road to wilkens avenue, you are looking at a 9-minute trip. things don't get much better. you're looking at 4 minutes. once you're on the jfx, it's going to be a slow go from 695 downtown to east fayette street. that will be an 11-minute drive. that's a look at the morning travels, patrice, let's send it back to you. lauren, 7 7:02 at baltimore morning news. an officer shot and killed a
man after the suspect stabbed his partner in the back with a knife. joel d smith is live at police headquarters with that story. good morning joel. >>good morning, patrice. that officer has been evaluated and released, because luckily had a proof vest. even though the knife got through the uniform, it did not get to his body because of the vest. police say that this happened at 12:30 overnight when they were at the 2800 block of new or lean street. they were evaluating a drug activity and they wanted to make an arrest of two people they saw. when at the tried to take them into custody. one of them took out a knife and stabbed the one officer in the back. that is when the other officer grabbed the revolver and shot the suspect several times. the man was taken to john hopkins for treatment but died there at 1:30. the other suspect was arrested and is in custody.
as is with protocol with all shooting situations with police. they're off the streets and off of active duty. they're investigating to make sure that everything that happened, is the way police say it actually did. because of the bullet proof vest this officer is in good condition. even though the knife got through his uniform, it did not get through his body. we're live at police headquarters, joel d smith, fox 45 morning news. it could be days before there's a decision whether a student who killed a an intruder with a samurai sword will face charges. the student found donald rice in his garage. the student cut's hand and sliced his body with the sword when he lunded at him. friends of the student say that he was acting in self-defense. >> i think he said that the guy lunged at him even when he had
the sword. obviously, he wasn't coming quietly there. i think he probably lost control a bit and i can't really blame him. you know, i mean he already had two stolen that day. >> the stud in' student's home n burglarized hours before the incident. we want to know what you think. should charges be filed against the man with the sword who killed the intruder. you can send us a tweet right now at fox baltimore: stay tuned to fox 45 morning news for continuing coverage of this story. an expert in self-defense laws will join us live coming up in a few minutes. a baltimore county jury finds a man guilty of sexually assaulting a young girl. yesterday william gyre the 3rd was con victed on mull tip counts including rape and sex abuse. he received the maximum sentence on each count and will serve the
sentences consecutively. new developments in the case of a yale graduate student whose body was found earlier this week. police in connecticut have executed search warrants in the person of interest. two search warrants for dna and other physical evidence have been served at the apartment of raymond clark the 3rd. clark was handcuffed and escorted out of the apartment building last night. le's body was discovered on sunday in the wall of a research building at yale university school. the state attorney and several other prosecutors say the current 2-year-old law is just not tough enough. they allege it doesn't do enough to define what a gang member is and doesn't carry strong enough penalties. they want mandatory con cons coe
senssentences. we want to make sure that those who are robbing our youth of their youth, are who this statute is applied to. >> the house gives congressman joe wilson an official slap on the wrist for yelling at the president la last week. the representative from south carolina yelled out you lie during president obama's speech on the healthcare reform. the vote was 240 to 179. meanwhile former president jimmy carter is calling last week's outburst a product of racism. it came after the president said his reform plan didn't include free coverage for illegal immigrants. representative joe wilson couldn't be reached for comment, but his oldest son says his father isn't racist. coming up a baltimore tradition becomes a victim of the economy.
> it's a celebration of culture and heritage. the baltimore county african-american cultural festival is this weekend. from music and dancing to history, there's all kinds of fun to be had. meteorologist jessica starr is there at our hometown hot spot. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. there's going to be a lot of history and to get more information about the festival that is going to be going on here in towson, i'm joined by the president. >> can you give me an over view
of what people can expect? >> they can expect food, vendors, art displays. we have entertainment, we have loose ends, just a host of activity and we would like everybody to come out very early. it's free parking. all kinds of activities going on. >> reporter: great, and we have a lot of history as a big part of the festival. we have adrian jones as a part of the festival. tell me a couple of fun facts in the festival. >> baltimore has one of the oldest church's states 1700. that is depicted on one of the stations there. we are asking people to come out and find out about the roots in baltimore county. you can go to historical exit and do a historical tour. we ask you to come out and come out early. >> reporter: we have health and wellness. it's an important aspect of the
festival. we have a message therapists. tell me why is health important to the festival. >> important that we take responsibility for our health. wholeness is important to releasing stress and doing the things that you need to do to have peace in your life. i'm an entrepreneur message therapists and we look forward to seeing you in the health and wellness center. >> reporter: perfect. we are going to have studio performers here on sunday. we will turn it over to them and let them take the show away. go ahead, guys. ♪ e baltimore county african-american culture festival is at towson's court
plaza on washington avenue, this saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. admission and parking are free. for more information log on to foxbaltimore.com/morning. and we're wil looking at a couple of showers pushing through the area. generally it's a dreary start to the day and will be for this day and the next couple of looking at hd radar, not looking very active at this time. earlier this morning, there was more activity. as we check out the hd radar, more activity with that spinning in mississippi valley. could be spots of fog this morning in some the valleys. be aware of that as you head out on the roadways. as far as the rest of the forecast, you will see we have the easterly flow of air coming in and the moisture allows the possibility of scattered showers of high pressure which is bringing in cooler air. the cold front is to the south and has gotten draped. the cool air is something you will notice, because yesterday we got 75 degrees for the high.
today looking at 74 degrees instead. definitely cooler even though 74 would be comfortable with wintertime. meanwhile we look at the future scan model. that would sound pretty good if we were looking at later in season. we're looking at showers pushing through at 1:00 p.m. and from east to west, the direction that is moving, showers off to the west into the evening. it could be anytime through the day that you see the scattered showers through the day. for tomorrow, the front is not going to move a whole lot. as far as how much rain, about a quarter of an inch for salisbury and back to the west about the same. we're not looking at heavy rain but a chance for showers, 30 to 40% today. 63 in hagerstown and 54 only in oakland. look for temperatures to climb as i said not as much as yesterday, only to 76 degrees for high in the eastern shore with a 10-15-mile-an-hour wind. look at the northwest wind flow for the central part of the
state, as we climb to 74 degrees and the climbs persistent through the day. maybe peaks of sunshine later in the afternoon but we will see shower chances and further points west mostly cloudy skies with 74 degrees for the high and a chance of showers. scattered about, only 40% chance, 60 degrees for the overnight low. look for the temperatures to climb today to about 70 at noon. it's not going to see a major warm up at all. 70 at 6:00 p.m. after getting to the high of 74 at 3:00. 69 degrees for the high on thursday. so much -- well, even cooler still. not much cooler, but 69 sounds cooler with the shower chances. 77 degrees on friday with more shower chances and sun mixing in later in the day. 73 degrees, looking better than we originally thought. we thought we saw a few showers and now it's going to be a dry day. 76 and 77 for your monday and tuesday with late showers on tuesday. fox 45 sky watch weather is at your finger tips. iradar is available at fox
baltimore.com. you can use fox 45 powerful doppler radar to trai track incg storms. you go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. and now for a look at what is happening on the roads as you head out this morning. lauren cook is back with the traffic edge. >> reporter: thank you very much, steve. we do have a few accidents working and unfortunately our average speeds are starting to take a tumble. taking a look at are the corridor of 65, looking at 54 miles per hour. a low 42 traveling on the jfx. as we make our way west we're looking at 42 miles per hour on the beltway. it picks up to 62 as we make our way of 95 in howard county. we do have trouble reporting in glen burnie. an accident on 97 at the northbound lanes at new cut road that you want to watch out for. a major crash reported on the inner loop lanes of the beltway at pikesville. that is going to be at 795 ramp and it's leading to some delays on the beltway. as we take a live look at
liberty road, we're going to see the outer loop lanes are pretty jammed and the inner loop lanes aren't looking too bad. it's going to be a heavy but steady ride. do expect delays from 795 to baltimore national pike. as for the southwestern portion. beltway, do expect delays from liberty road to wilkens avenue. better news as we make our way to the tunnels. all is clear at the fort mchenry and the harbor tunnel, allow yourself 6 minutes to get to the tubes. for customized traffic reports 24-7, log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. let's send it back to you, patrice. lauren, thank you, still head, a john hopkins student kills an intruder with a samurai sword. a self-defense expert will show us how prosecutors will determine if he should face charges. the best way to buy and
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to eliminate several events to save money. the city's state attorney says it could be days before there's a decision whether a student who killed an intruder with a samurai sworld wil sworde charges. the student found ronald in his garage. rice died at the scene. officers say he had a history of burglary and had just gotten out of jail on saturday. friends of the student say he was acting in self-defense. many questions are being raised following the samurai sword killing. first and foremost could the student be facing charges. professor andrew libby with the maryland school of law joins us this morning. >> good morning. >> this has been quite the talk since yesterday. what will be the criteria that prosecutors will look at to determine if there should be charges brought against the student. >> the standard is pretty simple. the question is did the student really believe that he was in
danger? was that belief reasonable objectively reasonable we would say? and finally, did he use only as much force as was reasonably necessary to protect himself? that standard stated simply -- can be very difficult to apply to often missing facts. >> since the suspect in the case is dead, all you have is the student's words saying there was a person in my house. i was afraid. i happened to slash out at him. is that enough? >> it probably would be enough and after looking at the physical evidence and the other evidence that they have, they either could be rate wha corrobe student is telling them or don't find anything that inconsistent with the student's story. it strikes me as very unlikely that the student will be charged. >> it's unusual that the sword is a weapon happens that way. the fact that the weapon is a sword doesn't factor in, does
it? >> a sword like a knife and frankly like fists can be deadly force. when lawyers talk about this sort of thing, they talk about the use of deadly force and that can obviously be a sword, a gun, fists under the right circumstances. >> does it make a difference that the intruder was in the person's garage. he heard a noise and left his home. when he left his home saw that the garage door had been pride and went into the garage. you should have stepped back and called us, but you went into the dangerous situation? >> the standard applies whether you're in your home or a public place. the only difference in terms of whether the garage is considered a part of your home. in your home you have no duty to retreat or try to extricate yourself rather than using deadly force. here if the student's story is considered credible that the
burglar lunged at him, it won't matter if it was the house, the garage or public place. >> will it matter at all. the student says that his house was robbed just hours earlier. does it matter then that police could say, you probably knew it was going to be another robber, you should have just called us? you shouldn't have gone to investigate? does that come into place at all. >> it is the case that you cannot use deadly force to protect property. you can only use deadly fore to protect yourself and family. you can use deadly force as a pay back for earlier burglary. >> the fact that people are breaking in ph in a factor. >> people should not assume from this that this is open season to use this kind of force anytime you want. the problem, and the reason prosecutors look at this so carefully, is it's just a matter
of time before someone ends up killing the neighbor's kid. >> right. >> and that is really the concern is not so much for a guy with this kind of criminal record, but where this would lead. >> other case ke it. ( piano music playing ) by putting an end to paper medical records, we have ushered health into the digital age. saving lives, sometimes when seconds count.
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the person who was trying to purchase the check, deposit the check and send the balance to a moving company who will come and pick up the coffee table. the bottom line, they overpaid. that is the big warning flags. if she would have deposited the check, she would have been out the money. the other warning flag. she was directed by this individual to actually wire the money to the moving company in new jersey. that makes a big difference. >> in the scam it could have been plausible, maybe they need the moving company to come do it. still the flag. >> the wire transfer and the overpayment. in this case they made it more plausible because they said, the individual portrayed himself as being from maryland. >> right. >> so you weren't thinking this is somebody overseas trying to buy my coffee table, somebody local. >> whenever you deposit the check and take the money out,
you're going to be responsible for the check. there's a thing you must be distinct about available funds and cleared funds. >> the check i bank is going tou the funds are available. but clear is you have collected on the check. if it's an out of state check, that could take 2 to 3 weeks. >> if you're buying something you should use a credit card versus a check? >> absolutely. because a credit card will allow you to dispute it. in this case consumer given a lot of protection with credit cards. you are only held accountable for $50, but if you spend a check, you don't have any protection there if you actually spend the money before it's cleared, then there's no protection. you are held accountable for any of that overbalance that you paid out. >> okay. good information to know. a lot of people use craig's list. >> boy do they. >> angie, thank you.
>> the showers will stick around for the rest of the week and then saturday it will be looking pretty good. earlier we thought saturday would be pretty rainy. now it looks like it will be totally good. at the bus stop, what can we expect this morning? there's a few showers around. generally a cloudy start to the day, but the temperatures because all the clouds start mild. 66 degrees and northeast winds at 5-10 miles an hour. temperatures around the area, 63 at hagerstown, 67 in baltimore, 67 as well in salisbury is we will see the temperatures as i said climb to about 74 for the high. we will be much cooler than yesterday when we got into the mid-80s instead. and we will look for what you can expect more specifically for the weekend in just a little bit. right now let's check in with lauren cook. she is here with the traffic edge. lauren? >> reporter: stu than thank y,
steve. we have major problems. as you take a look at liberty road, the cars are stacked and packed. cars are moving at a heavy but steady pace. if you're traveling at wilkins avenue, you're looking at a 9-minute trip. from greenspring avenue to the jfx you're looking at 4 minutes. once you're on the jfx, you expect a lot of congestion heading down into the city, from 695 to downtown east fayette street. you're looking at an 11-minute drive. that's a look at the morning travels. patrice, back to you. 7:43 fox 45 morning news. baltimore police are involved in an overnight shooting that left a drug suspect dead. police say they opened fire after the suspect stabbed an officer in the back. joel d smith is live at police headquarters with the latest, good morning joel. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. that officer can thank his bulletproof vest for the reason that he is unharmed. that vest stopped a knife early this morning. but the person who allegedly did that stabbing is now dead.
police say it happened around 12:30 in the morning at the 28 block of or lean street. two members of the drug task force spotted drug activity. they confronted two suspects and were in the process of making an arrest. one of them pulled a knife and stabbed an officer in the back. the knife went through the shirt and right into the vest. that is when the other officer, scared grabbed his gun and shot the suspect several times to try to help out his fellow officer. the man who was shot multiple times was taken to john hopkins for treatment but was pronounced dead. the man has not been identified, but police say he is a hispanic male. the other man is in custody. the person who was stabbed, the officer who was taken to the hospital checked out. it looks like the vest feld out and -- held out and that is why he is unharmed and okay. both of these officers have been taken off the streets during the
investigation. police headquarters, joel d smith, fox 45 morning news. there could be days before there's a decision whether a student who killed an intruder with a samurai word wil sword we criminal charges. the student found donald rice in his garage of his off campus home yesterday morning. ed stustudent cut his hands and slashed his body. friends of student say he was acting in self-defense. i mean i think he said that the guy lunged at him even when he had the sword. he obviously wasn't coming quiet there. i think he did lose control a bit. i can't really blame him. you know, i mean, he already had 2 -- stolen that day. >> the student's home had been burglarized just hours before the incident. we want to know what you think? should charges be filed against
the man who used the samrai sword who killed the intruder. that is the question of the day. give us a call at (410)481-4545 or send us a tweet as many of you have done so far at fox baltimore. another video of acorn workers giving questionable advice surfaces. this time it comes from an office in california. >> i really, yeah. >> this is 4th video that has been released by film maker james o'keefe since last week. in it an acorn worker appears to advice couple posing as a pimp and a prostitute. she revealed she used to run an escort service and she killed her husband in self-defense. here in baltimore the fallout of a release of a similar video continues. now we are learning that acorn may be operating illegally in maryland. they for at thi forfeited theire
charter in 2006. they failed to file the tax return. since then the organization has been operating illegally. what the law specifically says is a business becomes forfeited, it's supposed to wind do you want operations and stop doing business. >> as for the baltimore based videos which allegedly show acorn workers giving information on tax evasion and setting up a prostitution ring. city state attorney jessica says that her office doesn't conduct investigations based on youtube videos. a hearing is schedule it had morning in the corruption case iin thecase against mayor sheil. dixon is accused of stealing gift cards from the needy. she is also a cued of accepting money and expensive gifts from ex-boyfriend and devi developer
donald lipscomb when he was city council president. a baltimore city judge rules in favor of 49 homeowners he holding almost a $50 million judgment against exxon mobile. the jacksonville residents sued the company back in 2006, claiming that a gas leak contaminated their water well. the judge reduced awards for just eight of the homeowners. maryland's highest court will hear new arguments in the case involving commissioner kevin clark. the court of appeals has agreed to review a court ruling throwing out his wrongful firing suit. he was fired by governor o'malley who said a domestic dispute between clark and his wife girlfriend was a a dris distraction in crime fighting. health and human services secretary is confident there will be enough of the h1n1
vaccine for everyone. the vaccines for this virus are being produced under careful fda oversight using the same licensed manufacturing process used in facilities for seasonal flu vaccines. until the h1n1 vaccine becomes available, she urges civilians to get the seasonal flu shot now. 2 million swine flu doses have been ordered. a long awaited version of the senate bill is expected to come out today. the senate finance committee will unveil an $880 billion proposal. but senate minority leader mitch mcconnell says he doesn't plan to win much gop backing. the plan is expected to have a coop. the lack of a public option is already drawing fire from liberals. good news in the economic front.
ben bernanke says that from a standpoint the recession is most likely over. however, it may feel like it for sometime. consumers and businesses still have a hard time getting credit and households continue to save more and spend less. i have seen some agreement among the forecasting community at this point that we're in a recovery. we will see growth in the 3rd quarter continuing. the growth will continue into 2010. >> bernanke says the public should expect that the unemployment rate will continue to rise. ravens linebacker ray lewis breaks ground on a new entertainment venue at the hunt valley. he opens mvp entertain. the 16,000 square foot complex will take over the wal-mart site. it will feature up scale bowling, a restaurant and a sports bar. >> when the day is done, we leave a legacy of helping
people, of creating jobs, of finding different ways to help our community better. that is what this project is for. >> mvp is scheduled to open sometime early next year. coming up, not getting too much or too little toothpaste when it comes time to brush. the touch and brush claims to get it right every time, but will it work? and some damp and dreary conditions over next few days. cooler temperatures, too, but
42. being at the inner harbor, a dreary start to the day. hd radar looking like this, indicating a few showers over the area, down to the south and west, we're seeing more activity there. you see the low pressure center spinning around bringing showers to the mississippi valley. some of that moisture headed in our direction. we're getting more drix fro conn from the atlantic producing the heavy showers. a quarter of an inch in spots. maybe lesser amounts by .10 of an inch. 67 degrees for the inner harbor's current temperature with mostly cloudy skies being reported. winds pick up a little bit down to the southeast at 53 mile 15 r hour. 58 is the dew point. you look at the temperatures and
we're at 67 degrees at baltimore. 70 in d.c., warming up a couple of degrees. 66 in salisbury and 63 in hagerstown and only 54 degrees in oakland. a cold front that pushed through is sagging to the south a little bit more. some managing moving along showing showers moving through by this afternoon. i think it will be hit and miss almost everywhere. it's hard to pinpoint. this will show the general trend moving inland with the westerly flow of air. we will talk about more chances of showers as we get to the next couple of days before high pressure builds in for the weekend. actually looks a whole lot better then. here is what we expect for the eastern shore today. if it you're at that location, 67 degrees for the high location. cooler then, but not too bad. northeast wind at 10-15 miles per hour. if you're in the central part is of the state, 64 degrees for the high. we're seeing our rain there from time to time. i can tell you earlier this morning, we had heavy downpours for whitemarsh boulevard as we were headed to 695.
74 degrees, though, that is the temperature we expect to get for the western part of maryland as well. also some showers and nice 60 degrees with scattered showers around. northeast wind 5-15 miles opinion hour. as we move through the day today, expect the temperatures not to climb a whole lot. 70 at noon, 70 at 6:00 p.m., almost there now. a lot of cloud cover, keep the from changing a lot. 74 for the 3:00 p.m. temperature and then 69 degrees for the high tomorrow. so even cooler still. you see showers still in the forecast and 77 degrees for the high on friday. a little sun starting to peak out later and then with the showers tapering off, we look forward to a drier weekend, friday and saturday. a little more sunshine as we get toward the end of the weekend, still not bad at all. 76 degrees on monday, but partly cloudy skies, 77 on tuesday with showers returning. fox 45 sky watch weather is at your finger tips. iradar is available at foxbaltimore.com. you can use fox 45 powerful doppler radar to track incoming storms. interactive tools will let you see when rain or thunderstorms
will be over your house. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. and candace dold has got the day off and in her place we got lauren cook right here with the traffic edge. lauren, good morning. >> reporter: thank you very much, steve. we have a few accidents working and they have taken a col to the average speeds -- a toll on average speeds. a low of 44 traveling the jfx this morning. as we make our way west to the west side of the beltway. we are looking at 44 miles per hour, a high of 62 on the south side of 95 at howard county. we do have major troubles on martin luther king boulevard. a serious accident has shutdown the lanes at lombard street. gay street is notlooking like a bad alternative route. at rossville at 695 you want to watch out for. as we make the push to the northeast corridor of 95, do expect heavy delays traveling on the southbound lanes this
morning. it will get worse as we mach our way on to the beltway. it s going to be a slow go from parkville to t towson and from towson to 83. as for the west side of the beltway do expect congestion as we take a live look at the liberty road. you will see the inner and outer loop lanes are developing quite a crowd, but again, the cars are moving at a heavy but steady pace. that's a look at the morning travels. for customized traffic reports for 24-7. log on to foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. let's send it back to you, patrice. thank you, lauren. still ahead, a john hopkins university student uses a samurai sword to kill an intruder. now investigators are trying to determine if the student should face criminal charges. we want to know what you think? should charges be filed against the student who used a samurai sword to kill an intrueder. that is the question of the day. give us a call at
l'eggo my eggo. instigators work to determine whether a student who killed an intruder with a samruai sword will face criminal charges. he found the man in his garage of the off campus home. the intruder accosted the student that is when he stabbed the man. friends say the student was acting if self-defense. we want to know what you think? should charges be filed against the man who used a samurai sword to kill an intruder. give us a call at (410)481-4545 or send us a tweet at fox baltimore. our first caller is lisa in south baltimore. >> good morning, lisa? >> no, i don't think that he should be charged. he didn't go looking for the
criminal. the criminal came looking for him. i don't think that charges should be filed. he won't be robbing anybody else. >> a lot of tweets agree with you. taking a look at the twitter page. not almost everyone, all of them agree with what you're saying. >> i don't think that the student should be charged. he was defending his life against an attacker. this one says, no, the person had no business breaking into his home. you have to protect yourself. this one says, charges should not be pressed against the sword guy and it goes on and on. the victim should have the right to defend him or certif or hersy possible if an intruder is trespassing, swords included. good morning, gary, and see if he agrees this morning. >> good morning. >> gary. >> i don't think he should be charge. >> you disagree with everybody. if someone is in your house, you do what you have to do? >> yes i do.
i feel he should not be charged. he has a right to protect his house and his property. >> is there any scenario in which it could be that it would be justifiable for them to charge him? >> no. >> gary, thank you for your call. >> let's go to linette. i think we lost her. but we have other tweets. don't worry. this one says, let me click down a little bit. this one says a big fat no. capital letters exclamation point. no one seems to agree that the person should be charged. we will find in a few days what state prosecutors think about it. thank you for your calls this morning. coming up later on fox 45 morning news. new episodes of your favorite fox shows are around the corner. preview of the simpsons, 24, and more. >> i think it's pretty empty. a new toothpaste dispenser promises to squeeze every last drop out of the tube.
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touch and brush, log on to foxbaltimore.com/morning. coming up in our 8:00 hour, helping to fight the devastating effects of sickle-cell disease. how you can get involved in a fundraising effort. a baltimore city police officer shoots and kills a drug suspect overnight. i'm joel d smith, with some areas in your home,
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more bizarre acorn video. what a worker in california was caught saying. and help others fight hunger as you lose weight. jeanne mccartney tells us about the lose for weight good morning, it's wednesday, september 16th. i'm patrice harris. let's get ride over to meteorologist steve fertig, because you were mumbling something as we came out of the commercial and laughing. i just want to be filled in on the joke. >> you were busy doing paperwork and writing. you looked very professional. it's a good look like you're taking notes. >> i work hard around here. >> the camera came on and you were done. it looked like she was doing very busy investigative stuff. 68 degrees in washington d.c. 54 in hagerstown, 67 in
salisbury and down toward oakland 54 degrees. we're looking at at high pressure to the north. the cold front is what we're most concerned right now. it brings us cooler temperatures and the chance for a few showers around. look for the shower chances for next couple of days, but eventually the high pressure comes in and it brings us a nice weekend just in time. 74 degrees for the high temperature today. a cooler than average day, certainly. cooler than yesterday when it got to 74 degrees. much cooler today and tomorrow as well. it will be damp, thursday and friday with a chance for a shower this afternoon, a better chance tomorrow. then a drier looking weekend with a little more sunshine. all in all, things are timing out very well. let's see what is happening on the roadways with lauren cook. she she has the traffic edge, lauren, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, steve. as we haik a live look at the liberty road, the outer loop lanes are jam packed. cars are stacked and packed.
if you're traveling from liberty road down toward wilkens avenue, you're looking at an 8-minute trip. things won't get much better if you're traveling the southbound lanes of 795. from westminister pike to 695, you're looking at a 9-minute trip. but if you're using the tunnels this morning, you're in pretty good shape. it should take you 5 minutes to get to the fort mac mchenry tunnel. that's a look at morning travels. let's send it back to you, patrice. lauren, thank you. baltimore police say an officer shot and killed a man earlier this morning moments after the suspect stabbed the officer's partner in the back with a knife. joel d smith is live at police headquarters with the story. good morning, joel. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. and that officer can thank his bulletproof vest for being unharmed this morning. he has already been evaluated and released because of that vest. apparently the knife got through his shirt into the vest but not into his body. it all happened police say
around 12:30 at orleans street. that is where a drug and task force was set up. they wanted to make two arrests. when they were trying to take these two individuals into custody, one of them pulled a knife and stabbed one of the officers in the back. had a is whethat is when the ofo his aid, and shot the suspect a number of times. the man was taken to john hopkins for treatment but was declared dead at 1:00 in the morning. the other suspect was arrested and is in custody. as is protocol with any shooting like this in the city, the officers involved have taken off the streets. the good news after the person was stabbed in the back, he has been evaluated and that officer is okay. this happened early this morning in east baltimore. right now we're live at police headquarters, that is the latest parks trispatrice, back to you. the city attorney says it
could be days before there's a decision whether a student who killed an intruder with a samurai sword will face charges. the under grad found donald rice in the garage of his off campus home yesterday morning. the stud cut ricers hand and sliced his upper body when rice lunged at him. rice had a history of burglary and had just gotten out of jail on saturday. >> i think he said the guy lunged at him even when he had the sword. he wasn't coming there. he lost control a bit. i can't really blame him, you know. i mean, he already had two -- stolen that day. >> the student's home had been burglarized just hours before that incident. another video of acorn workers giving questionable advice surfaces. this time it comes from an office in california. >> i, yeah. >> this is the 4th video
that has been released by film maker james o'keefe since last week. in it an acorn worker appears to advice a couple of pos posing aa pimp and a prostitute how to hide their profession. the acorn worker also reveals that she used to run an escort service and that she killed her husband in self-defense. here in baltimore the fallout from a release of a similar video continues. now we are learning that acorn may be operating illegally in maryland. baltimore's acorn forfeited its corporate charter in 2006. the organization failed to file its annual property return which is tax information required by the state. since then state officials say the organization has been operating illegally. what the law says is that when a business becomes forfeited, it's supposed to wine down operations and stop doing business. as for the baltimore based video which shows acorn workers
giving tax evasion and setting up a prostitution ring. the office does not conduct investigations based on youtube videos. a hearing is scheduled to morning in the corruption case against mayor sheila dixon. it's scheduled for 10:00 this morning. dixon is accused of stealing gift cards for the needy. the charges against her include perjury, fraud and theft. she is accused of receiving gifts from developer lodged lipscomb when she was city council president. the move is an important step in begin widespread vaccinations. health scar secretary is confidt that will be enough vaccines for everyone. >> the vaccines for this virus are being produced under careful
fda oversight using the same process used in facilities for vaccinvaccines. she urges americans to get the seasonable flu shot now. 200 million swine flu doses have been ordered. a long awaited senate version of the healthcare reform bill is expected to be unveiled today. after weeks of negotiations to come up with a by par partisan . the senate committee will unveil an $880 billion proposal. mcconnell doesn't expect the plan to win much gop backing. the lack of a public option is already drawn fire from liberals. some good news on the economic front. ben bernanke the head of the federal reserve is saying that from a technical standpoint, the recession is most likely over. however, it may not feel like it for sometime. consumers and businesses still have a hard time getting credit
and households continue to save more and spend less. >> i have seen some agreement among the forecasting communicatety at this point that we're in a recovery. flag we will see growth in the 3rd quarter continuing. and growth will continue into 2010. bernanke says that the public should expect that the unemployment rate will continue to rise. we are following breaking news this morning. police are so on the scene of a crash involving a school bus in baltimore county. it happened at 7:45 at philadelphia road at the beltway. paramedics are on the scene. there's to word if anyone was injured or how serious the injuries may be. fox 45 does have a crew on the way to scene and we will bring you the latest as soon as it becomes available. still ahead, h rorks a comeo baltimore. we talk to one of the characters
meteorologist jessica starr is live in towson with the hometown hot spot. good morning, jess. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. there's going to be a lot of activities going on. a lot of family friendly going on this saturday for the african-american festival that is going on this saturday. to get more information i'm joined by the president, karen. >> good morning. >> what can people expect when they come down on saturday? >> they can expect all kinds of entertainment and crafts. we have the health and wellness. we're going to have kim warrers in. featuring kenny latimor and loose end. we will have historic exhibits, health and wellness exhibits. children's zone and arts and crafts. it's not too late for the vendors to still come in if they want to present their exhibits and sell their goods. most and foremost the proceeds will go to the . >> reporter: the proceeds will help who? >> they will go toward
scholarships. >> reporter: perfect, we have adrian joining us as the festival founder. talk to me about the housing and how that is going to be incourted into the festival. >> new this year, we have housing resource day in which people can get information and foreclosure prevention. how to become a first time home buyer. we're giving away 2, 10,000 award10,000 aawards to help towg costs. people out, a one, free day event and free parking and for everyone to come out. >> reporter: perfect. we have entertainment that will be here on saturday. we have this group. i will turn it over to them to give you a little tate. taste. ♪ ♪
the baltimore county african-american festival is at towson court plaza in washington avenue on saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. admission and parking are free. for more information log on to foxbaltimore.com/morning. watching that. they should be in the show, i think i can dance. they will be the star. they are good. take a look at what is happening out there. sky watch hd radar indicating showers moving through the area. you can see down to the south and east, there's light showers, light showers down there. that is about it. we are look at heavy downpours, earlier up in the whitemarsh area. they have disparticipated somewhat, but there's still showers south of bel air as you can see. seeing breaks and also a little bit of a break there. and down in the southeast around
sals burr either, seeinsalisburt that location also. this is what you will find, not a whole lot of activity, but scattered showers but a look at the bigger picture, mississippi valley area, seeing showers moving in our general direction. here is what we have right now as far as the surface conditions. high pressure north and west bringing the moisture from the east, from the atlantic, northeasterly flow, bringing cooler air as well only climbing into the 70s instead of the mid-80s for yesterday. the future scan model indicating that showers can be anytime today, but this one showing a couple of showers moving through the south. 1:00 p.m. moving across the state to about this evening, 9, 10:00, showing here. it could be at anytime of the day. and as far as it mounts, it's looking toward the most salisbury a quarter of an inch there. not looking at heavy rain, kind of prie persistent dreariness.
67 in salisbury and 64 in hagerstown. 54 in oakland. we check out the temperature today, we expect to get for the eastern shore. 74 degrees for the high with a few showers around. northeast add 5-10 miles an hour. a little cooler, 74, yesterday we got to 85 and we're seeing shower chances, not just for the central part of the state or the eastern shore but also the western part, maryland as well climb to 74 degrees there. tonight temperatures climb to 64 degrees with a chance of a few scattered showers, moving through the day today, not a huge climb, 70 degrees at noon. after getting the high temperature of 74 at about 3:00. 69 degrees for the high tomorrow. cooler then, with showers on tuesday, 77 on friday, some showers and then some sunshine, looking a lot better for the weekend saturday and sunday. 73 degrees, a little cooler than average, but not worrying about the rain, drier days, partly cloudy on saturday, and mostly sunny on sunday.
some showers return for the tuesday. fox 45 sky watch weather is now at your finger tips. iradar is available at foxbaltimore.com. you can use fox 45 powerful doppler radar to track incoming storms. the interactive tools will let you see when rain or interactive storms will be over your house. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. all right, lauren cook is back with another look at the traffic edge. >> reporter: thank you very much, steve. well, our average speeds have taken a tumble. taking a look at the northeast corridor of 95, we're look at a slow 46 at baltimore county. and 41 if you're using the jfx. as we make our way west, we are looking at 40 miles per hour on the beltway. it picks up to 62 as we make our way of 95 in baltimore county. we have trouble in catonsville, an accident reported in the beltway there at edmondson avenue. and we're dealing with delays due it a crash reported on martin luther king boulevard.
you want to stick with gay street as your alternate route. we do have a crew on their way to a serious school bus accident. this is going on the southbound lanes of 695. we will brick you the -- bring you details as soon as they become available. cars just stacked and packed on the southbound lanes. unfortunately the congestion is going to continue as we hop on to the beltway. it's going to be a slow go from parkville to towson. as we make our way to the west side of the beltway, taking a live look at liberty road, we're going to see the outer loop lanes and inner loop lanes just jam packed this morning. you do want to watch out for that as you make your morning commute. that's a look at the morning travels. for customized traffic reports 24-7, log on to our website at foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. let's send it back to you, patrice. lauren, thank you. still ahead, you know him from growing pains. dawson's creek and one free hill. baltimore's own johnny alonzo joins us live in studio to tell
the white house is collecting comments from internet users. and now the president's pledge to protect onliners privacy is being called into question. julie bedane has this morning's briefing. >> reporter: good morning, here is a quick look at the stories we're covering from washington today. in 2004 senator barack obama called the patriot act a shoddy bill. but this year, president' ba prs legislation has to extend a provision of that bill.
the monitoring of suspected lone wolf terrorists. the american civil liberties union said it was disappointed with the decision to reauthorize provisions that were set too broadly. be careful what you post, comment tweet or up load on the white house social media website. that information is not your own. the white house is collecting all information from the social networking sites without the consent of the users. some say storing this information is hypocritical of the white house who came into power with promises of transparency and protection of privacy in the digital age. the process of hiring private contractors to crawl and archive all information is justified. the house of representatives voted yesterday to formally reprimand south carolina congressman joe wilson for his
behavior at the president's comments last week. wilson refused to apologize on the floor. democratic congressman james clie born who intloa doese int s resolution said it was about conduct. read the stories and more by logging on to foxbaltimore.com and clicking on washington times. still ahead, your favorite fox shows are back. come on jack, don't act so surprised. >> we have a sneak peek at the fox fall t.v. lineup. and next hora comes to baltimore. we talk with one of the
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the search is on for baltimore and glen burnie for a team of bounty hunters on the trail of who appears to be a serial killer. bobounty was shot in maryland ad starts tomorrow at the theater. johnny, good morning. >> so scary movies are not my thing, i'm a chicken. >> you were just telling me. >> it could be worth coming to see. >> the film is about a team of bounty hunters and they're searching for a fugitive. in their quest to find this guy, they turn over evidence that gives them reason to believe that fugitive is a serial killer, but the truth is much worse. >> that convinces me to come and see it. i'm terrified, because -- okay, so steve was asking you before
we came up, what is it like to do a scary movie? is it scary for you to do some the stuff or is it i'm at work, this is a job? >> it's a combination of both. but it depends for me at least the location. >> okay. >> i shot something for the discovery channel called haunting with a series and we shot at corning, new york at a mining town. just being out there after 9:00 was crazy. i think it depends on where you are. >> this film was shot in maryland, baltimore glen burnie. no scary places. >> it depends on where you were. >> that's true. >> whether i was definitely. this film, yes it was totally shot in maryland. there's a lot of great actors. there's a great pool. you will see a lot of notables in this film. >> that's nice. it will be nice to see some places that we are familiar with. i heard there were some interesting things that went on while you were shooting the movie. it took 13 days.
>> yeah, can you believe it? >> that is not a lot. you all work fast. >> yeah. >> that one someone was actually tasered? >> yes, on the set. i wasn't there for this but i think the stuff is on youtube. >> you missed that. >> of all days. >> he actually had to be tasered. >> i mean i call it acting. you can try to act that out, but some people want to get that actor. i needed to get zapped, what are you going to do. >> that is just me. you must have been believable because you had a lot of police coming by to see what was going on? >> completely. we kept getting questions. once they realized we were a film crew, where where yo are yr permits. >> the actors was in independence day and halloween 6. cool thing about that his character was killed by mike myers. >> he was dressed up, you really
thought he was one of the these guys that were hunting down people. >> well, johnny, i can't guarantee that i will see that, but dawson's creek, i will watch you there. >> perfect. i will bring you the dvd series. >> bounty premiers at the charles theater tonight at 7:00. it's going to be a great movie, so you want to get out and check it out. for more information log on to foxbaltimore.com slashing/morni. later help others fight hunger as you lose [ woman ] ♪ early light breaks through [ sniffs ] ♪ music and dance ♪ calling you ♪ ♪ the best part of wakin' up... ♪
welcome to fox 45 morning news, 8:30 is the time. i'm patrice harris. let's check in with meteorologist steve fertig and get a check of the forecast as we head toward the weekend. >> we're halfway there, and kind of a dreary day today, but any showers we see not heavy. a few light showers out there.
right now looking a whole lot better. check out the sky watch hd radar. had this is what yothis is what. we have showers in whitemarsh area and general vicinity of harford county and also for sals salisbury county. 68 degrees down to d.c. and baltimore 66 degrees. 69 chester town. up in cockeysville 68 and 68 in westminister. these temperatures are mild. 70 degrees at 6:00 p.m. after getting to the temperature of about 74 only today for probably 3 p.m.ish is when we are expecting to see the temperature with the most. that is 7 degrees cooler than yesterday. you will definitely feel the change. lauren cook is here for candace dold to let you know what is going on with traffic. lauren. >> reporter: thank you, steve. it's a hectic ride for those of
you traveling on the west side of the bel beltway. the inner loop lanes are at a stand still and it's going to be a heavy and not so steady ride for those traveling on the outer loop lanes this morning. unfortunately that is going to be the same situation if you're traveling on the southbound lanes of 795. now from westminister pike to 695, you're looking 89-minute ae trip. if you're using the jfx to head into the city, from 695 toward east fayette street, you're looking at an 11-minute drive. that's a look at the morning travels. patrice, let's send it back to you. here are the stories we're following this morning. the city state's attorney says it could be days before there's a decision on whether a student who killed an intruder with a samurai sword will face criminal charges. police say the john hopkins under grad found donald rice in the garage of his off campus home yesterday morning.
the student cut rice's hand and sliced his upper body. rice had a history of burglary and had gotten out of jail on saturday. friends of the student said he was acting in self-defense. police say an officer shot and killed a man earlier this morning moments after the suspect stabbed his partner in the back. luckily the officer's bulletproof vest stopped the knife. the suspect was taken to john hopkins for treatment but was pronounced dead at 1:30 this morning. police have not identified the suspect. the economy is being blamed for the cancellation of a holiday parade. the annual thanksgiving day parade will not take place this year. this city has chosen it eliminate several events to save money. it all started last week at terrell suggs team sizzle worldwide event and it ends tomorrow with a sunday raising
reception. dr. susan from the department of health and mental hygiene joins us it morning. >> good morning. >> talk about what sickle-cell is and how it impacts people who have it, because it's a big deal. >> it's a big deal. sickle-cell disease is an inherited disorder of hemoglobin, the red stuff in your blood. and people with sickle-cell disease make an irregular him owe glob in. the fibers deform the cells into a sickle shape. those clog up little blood vessels and interrupt circulation damaging the parts of the body that depend on that blood vessel for their blood supply. that causes intense pain. there's also decreased resistance to infection in little kids and anemia. >> who gets sickle-cell?
>> well, anybody can get sickle-cell. in is a gene that has arisen many times throughout evolution, but in the united states our high risk group is african-americans. about 1 in 8 african-americans is a carrier and hemoglobin s and about 1 in 8 african-american babies are born with the disease. you don't hear as much of sickle-cell as you do some other diseases, but you're trying to change that and bring awareness. there's an event tomorrow to do that. talk about the event? >> that's absolutely correct. tomorrow evening at 6:00, there will be a fundraiser sponsored by the william proudfer sickle-cell disease fund. there's a few tickets left if you would like to go. and you should go to their website to order a ticket and that is www.wepsicklecell.org.
wearing hoping twww.wepsickleceg wearing hoping to hav.orgwe're e and di display the art. >> it was a good time. i have been there over a couple of years and i will be out there tonight. talk about the how the money will be used that we hope to bring in tomorrow. >> reporter: welltomorrow. >> well, some the money will be used to sponsor research in sick cell disease. some the money will go to support the center for sickle-cell at john hopkins which is the only clinic specifically dedicated to adults in maryland, and some of it will be used to support the pediatric's sickle-cell program at dupont, hospital in delaware. >> that money goes to a lot of
places. >> it does. >> dr. penny thank you for coming in. it's at the hyatt regency tomorrow from 6 to 9:00 p.m. general reception tickets are $75 and for more information log on to our website at foxbaltimore.com slarv/morning. coming up lose weight and help those in need at the same time. jennie mccartney tells us about the lose for good campaign. come on jack, don't act so surprised. >> later your favorite fox
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see to the southeast and the northeast part of the state. let's start with the northeast around baltimore county around harford county, around aberdeen seeing showers moving through to the south of that and kingville as well to the west. we had showers earlier in jar sotsvillejarrettsville as well. you have seen showers up in cambridge some showers moving around but not a whole lot. back to d.c. where we had showers earlier now and not seeing it now. as you look at the showers that pushed through earlier this morning. now looking better, but there's more moisture coming from the south and the east especially and from the atlantic, we're getting enough moisture that will could be shower in spots as well as the showers for the rest of the day. more so, tomorrow and into your friday before we dry out for the weekend. here is what we're looking at right now as far as the current temperatures. 66 degrees downtown with mostly
cloudy skies, a northeast wind at 70 miles per hour. 56 is the dew point so the dew point far enough from the temperature that we're not seeing the showers at this point downtown. 66 degrees in baltimore, 68 degrees in washington, 67 degrees in salisbury. 64 in hagerstown and in oakland 64 degrees there. the cold front that brought in showers earlier on. what it will do is sit to the south of us and allow for the zone where we will get pieces of energy rolling through and bring us chances of the showers. it could be anytime during the day. here we're showing it at 1:00 in the central counties. as it moves inland a little bit it could be anytime during the day. also cooler air will move in behind the front. expected to be chillier than yesterday. certainly not cold, but the temperatures this time of year should be around 79 degrees. 78 degrees actually now. it will be a bit cooler than that in the low 70s instead. you will definitely feel the change. tomorrow maybe not even getting
out of the 60s. for the eastern shore 76 degrees, a 10-15-mile-an-hour wind with the showers. central part of the state 74 degrees only with a northeast wind at 5-10 miles per hour. chance of cloudy expiez an and r the western part of maryland unless you're in the higher elevations cooler still in oakland. tonight 60 degrees, can't rule out scattered showers. northeast wind, 40% chance today. again a better chance comes tomorrow. 74 degrees for the high as i mentioned only getting to 70 degrees by noon and dropping to 70 degrees at 6:00 p.m. after getting to the 74 high temperature at 3:00. 69 degrees as i said maybe not getting out of the 60s showers then. still the showers possibility there with a little bit of sun mixed in for later in the day. now looking better for saturday, partly cloudy skies with even more sunshine and a high of 73 on sunday. 77 on tuesday, shower chances return then. fox 45 sky watch weather is at
your fin finger tips. can use fox 45 powerful dop err radadopplerradar to track incom. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on iradar. now with a look at what is happening on the roads this morning, lauren cook is back with the traffic edge. >> reporter: thank you very much, steve. the average speeds have taken a tumble. take a look at northeast corridor of 95. we're looking at 55 miles per hour. a very slow 29 miles per hour at the jfx. as we make our way west of the jfx we're looking at 38 miles per hour but it picks up to 57 as we make our way to 95 at south side at howard county. we're still dealing with a school bus accident at rossville. this is going to be at philadelphia road and 695. we wilwe have a crew on the waye will bring you the details as soon as they become available. unfortunately that can jetion is
goin--congestion is going to coe as we make our way to the parkway. however on charles street at 695, we do another school bus accident that is going to be reported on shawne road at beaver road. no kids have been hurt. they were not on board the bus. that is good news. taking a look live at liberty road it's going to be a slow go traveling the outer loop lanes on 795 down to baltimore pike. for traffic reports, 24-7, look on to our website at foxbaltimore.com and click on traffic edge. let's send it back to you, patrice. we have an update on the breaking news we brought you earlier this morning. five students have been taken to the hospital after a school bus crashed in baltimore county. it happened around 7:45 near philadelphia road at the
beltway. the students are from overly high school and were taken to the hospital as a precaution. they're injuries are not believed to be serious. there's no word at this point on what caused the crash. still ahead, old favorites and new hits. we have a sneak peek at fox's fall t.v. lineup. and next, help others fight hunger as you lose weight. jeanne parentheses have a place but not on your face.
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jenny mccartney available today. >> if i weight it helps somebody in a way. >> the lose for good campaign is the second year that wait watchers has done it. last year, the participates lost 4 million pounds. when you go into your meetings, you bring a pound of food per pound you lose. you lose 4 pounds, you bring if 4 pounds of food. over 2,000 food drives were formed last year. with hopefully me spreading the word in a bigger level, a lot of people will get the motivation to join weight watchers and be able to give back this year. >> it's great, because it's helpful in a couple of senses. it motivates people to continue their weight loss and be healthier. for the people who receive the food, who are those folks? >> action against hunger, and share our strength and the local food banks or food drives in each area will send out, you
know, locally to where it's needed. >> talk a little bit about the contracts. you have people who have plenty of food and they're trying to get that under control versus the people who maybe don't have everything they need? >> it's very ironic, isn't it obesity and hunger. >> but it's a great connection. >> it is, it really is. you know, for those people who gut ton a little bit, this maybe can give you a little bit of an opportunity to, hey, i think i need to spark a little change within myself and get healthy. in the meantime give a little back, you know. our pantries tend to be a little crowded sometimes. >> uh-huh. >> well, maybe at times we can share a little bit. >> talk a little bit about how significant food and hunger problems are in the united states, because on either end of the spectrum, we got pretty alarming numbers? >> yeah, well hunger is at its
worse since 1998. and child obesity is climbing. >> uh-huh. >> i tell parents in terms of obese, childhood obesity, you know, really, if you want your child to change, you're the one that is going to have to change. we're the ones that lead by example. i know evan looks up to me as to what i eat. i tell parents, hey, it starts with you. >> that's a great message. jeanne thank you for joining us this morning. >> thank you so much. there's more information about the lose for good campaign in the september/october this is a typical snack bar.
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we are following breaking news out of connecticut this morning. new haven police have released a jaiyale university research technician they questioned in the killing of a student. he left the station after they collected dna samples from him and searched his apartment. she has not been charged in the death of ana le. police are still calling him a person of interest. we will have the latest on as to the story at 5:30. adam hausle has a preview of what you can see here on fox 45. fall isn't just for football. all new episodes of your favorite fox shows are finally here. >> come on, jack. don't act so surprised. >> old staples return with new plot swift twists. helping to make this fall season
certain to entertain. >> i'm clearly a guy who snuck up a few naked pull ups. >> house begins a detox program to control his hallucinations. so you think you can dance? continues its city audition before heading to vegas. glee keeps the club singing while chef ramsey and the remaining hell's kitchen contestants make culinary magic. phone is back with more flirt araflirt arab yous. lie to me has tim ross and his whole team telling the truth and nothing but the truth. >> i think you get to see why we are who we are. >> hit me. >> a few new comedies enter the line up including brothers, and the cleveland show, a family guy spin-off featuring the talent john hanly.
>> it's mainstream. people are used to watching an a animated live show as well as live action. >> reporter: and doll house and star elijah, on new missions while the french continues the exploration of mutations in the second season. >> we start with a human cannon ball through a windshield and we go on from there. >> reporter: stay tuned for more must see t.v. only on fox. in hollywood adam hausle, fox news. >> he has a hand in a jar. >> did he? >> i guess we will have to tune in. >> you're a fan of him? >> i did. i got to interview him when i worked in new york and he is just a good guy. >> he has a hand in a jar. we hav had a good guy this morning. braden warner was here from fulton elementary school.
he is in 3rd grade and 8 years old. >> there he is. >> down salisbury. >> very good. >> so anyway, i understand that he actually does weather at or, he comes in and give the forecast every time he comes to school. >> he was very cool. we were talking about hand in the pocket. >> very lay back. >> they're all lay back in clarksville. shower chances and friday a few chances. we dry out for the weekend, mid-70s as we get into next week. that is going to do it for us. we will see you back here tomorrow. have a great day.