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wanted. but the sentence was not what they wanted. keith sheppard will serve no jail time. >> reporter: keith sheppard, a federal police officer, leaves court under heavy security, after a judge found him guilty of animal cruelty and weapons charges, stemming from the shooting of a siberian husky named bear-bear at a dog park in severn last august. >> i think it became clear that the person who was there with the dog wasn't able to control the dog. and it just led to a series of events, where things just got out of control. >> reporter: bear-bear's owners decline comment. many of their supporters were angry, sheppard only got probation before judgment and will serve no jail time, just do community service. >> again, the animals are the losers. we just can't get any help. it comes to a dog park. where people are. with a loaded gun. shoots an innocent dog. and again, the dogs lose. >> reporter: sheppard claimed bear-bear lunged at him and his wife, while they were at the park with their dog. and he feared for his safety
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when he fired his personal handgun. he was off duty at the time. both charges are misdemeanors. >> reporter: and mr. sheppard testified in his own defense. he had faced a maximum of 9 months behind bars. but it he completes his probation successfully, everything will be wiped from his record. reporting live from annapolis, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. >> sheppard will also have to pay a $500 fine. now that we know it was, in fact, a tornado that ripped through parts of maryland this week. it turns to cleanup. damage to hundreds of apartments and homes. you can see, crews are clearing this mangled twist of medal. wjz is live in baltimore. mike schuh with the latest on the massive cleanup. >> reporter: vic, the roofs are off. this building and the one next door to it. the locks have been changed. and the people who used to live here are now learning to live without most of their possession.
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>> reporter: confirmation has come. official diagnosis of what people here on the ground already know. >> it's definitely a tornado. >> reporter: in the county, cleanup is nearly complete. most trees missed the nearby homes. but less than a mile away. >> it's going to be a long day. it's going to be a very long day, you know. >> reporter: kelly juan is helping his mother-in-law move. a bumpy path to a new apartment in the same complex. >> just have to move things. >> reporter: people like marvin mcmillen. >> to me, this is a disaster and i didn't expect it. >> reporter: some 75 people like marvin have come here for help. >> the majority of what we're seeing right now are the people who have been in the buildings that have been condemned. and what they need are emergency items. they're looking for food, replacement clothing. they can't go back into their buildings now. the red cross is making sure we're meeting those needs. >> reporter: so while the owners of the apartments have people telling them about the prospect of rebuilding. >> maybe clothes. some hygiene things. >> reporter: to people living
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in the apartmentses already are -- apartments already are. >> this is god's work, what happened. we're going to make it through, you know? we're going to make it through. >> reporter: the city reports that most people have secured permanent apartments already, either through the city, through the apartment complexes, or on their own. reporting live in northeast baltimore, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. back to you. >> thanks, mike. the city and the red cross emergency center at louis high school willy -- will remain open tomorrow and sunday. wjz 13 is always on. check in for updates on the weather. for updates, log onto it is the first murder in a normally quiet harford county community. in more than four years. and tonight, a suspect is behind bars. mary is in the newsroom with the latest on the case. >> reporter: well, denise, the murder rocked bel air in the summer. and police believe they finally got the killer off the street.
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21-year-old rakin muhammad is facing charges of murder. maxi's body was found in the parking lot of an american legion. the sheriff's department got a tip that he was hiding in a house in baltimore. that's where they arrested him. right now, he is being held without bail. no word on a motive for the murder. and tonight, a morgan state university football player is in custody for allegedly assaulting a fellow student. police say the man attacked the young woman, after she made disparaging comments about him. campus police are handling the investigation. and baltimore city police are investigating a stabbing, here at douglas high school. this 16-year-old victim was stabbed in the back, during a fight, with a group of teens around 4:00 today. the injury is serious but not life-threatening. if you're going to hit the road for thanksgiving this crer, you're not going to be alone. triple a predicts a major surge in people driving. wjz is live along the beltway. weijia jiang with a closer look at the numbers. >> reporter: vic,
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transportation authorities have been crunching those numbers, which showed that this year, maryland roads are going to be even more packed than usual. >> reporter: those who are braving the roads this thanksgiving, might want to pack more than just a bag. some patience could go a long way. >> we are busy. we are jammed up, most of them. >> reporter: the maryland transportation authority predicts nearly 3 million drivers plan to hit maryland roads this thanksgiving. that's a 2% increase in traffic compared to last year. a spike terry shea is dreading on his drive to new jersey. >> i see a lot of craziness, impatience, people doing unsmart things because i guess they're frustrated. you know, they zip around in the lanes. they tailgate. >> reporter: from tuesday, november 23rd, through sunday, november 28th, mdta, expects nearly 800,000 vehicles to travel the fort mchenry tunnel. more than 700,000. and nearly a million on the state's tunnels and bridges. researcher says wednesday will
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likely be the busiest travel day. >> if you can travel early, before 6:00 a.m. or 10:00 a.m. or travel early in the evening, tuesday or wednesday, those would be advisable. >> authority says one reason is that the major construction project going on will continue, despite the holiday. >> at the delaware toll plaza, in newark, on i-95, and so with that, additional construction going on. there will likely be additional delays, additional backup. >> traffic jam is up. basically, struggling. >> reporter: maryland leaders hope new state laws will at least make the ride a safer one. texting and using hand held phones behind the wheel is illegal. drivers should expect more highway patrols out to inspect the road and keep all of the roads safe. >> reporter: and highway officials suggest you pay close attention to the big electronic signs on the roads, which will give you the most up-to-date traffic and detoured
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information. we're live in baltimore county tonight, weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. >> okay, weijia. safe driving to you and your crew out there as well. wjz is always on. for a link to the most up-to- date holiday traffic information, log onto our website, and click on traffic. hopefully the weather will cooperate. if you are traveling. let's take a live look outside right now. what's in the immediate future, as in the weekend? meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are updating the first warning forecast. bob? >> yes. looks like a great weekend. if you're going anywhere this weekend. take a look at radar. nothing around here. really, really nice night. clear skies. it will be cool tonight. and as we open up, nothing going on within several hundred miles of the region. winds are dead calm. barometer on the way back up. and it's cooled down to 43 degrees. how is the weekend shaping up? and if you happen to be going down to north carolina. what's the weather like for the ravens game? tim has the word on both of those. tim? >> weekend looks nice. a lot of sunshine. a lot of blue skies. a little cooler sunday than tomorrow.
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but tomorrow will be really nice. a bright day, with a good bit of high pressure in control. and the temperatures, well, will be in the 50s tomorrow. with a little wind, as winds blowing by. along with a front that is going to be well to our north. now, as far as the game, if you're going to down to carolina, sunny and warm. that's the place to be. 70 degrees, kicks off at 1:00. all of the action here on wjz 13. of course, ravens taking on the carolina panthers. bob will have your complete updated first warning forecast coming up here shortly. back inside. >> thank you very much, tim and bob. after more than a week off, as tim just said, the ravens are back in action again this weekend. they're heading down to north carolina to face the panthers. sports director mark viviano is live with more. let me predict. the ravens win? >> i think you got that right. in fact, my colleagues all in agreement. the only question, by how much? >> i'm predicting 31-13, baltimore. stan has it much closer.
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my co-host at wjz f.m., 107.5 the fan. scott garceau going with 27-13. and the morning team at 105.7, the fan. norris and davis. ed says ravens by three touchdowns. steve has it as a two- touchdown. coming up, i will ask you more about the opponent. vic, back to you. >> as well they should. thank you, mark. and of course, you can see the ravens face the carolina panthers live here on wjz 13. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. bionic breakthrough. the remarkable life that is changing -- device that is changing the life of a maryland teenager. you have see it to believe it. remembering a legend, in and out of the ring. as hundreds say goodbye to boxing coach mack lewis. i'm gigi barnett at morgan state university. that story is straight ahead. i'm suzanne collins in
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jarrettsville. one car theft took place here. but there have been hundreds of others, according to police. we'll have pictures of much of the goods stolen. that's coming up next. and it is a delightful fall evening. how is the weekend looking. bob is coming back with the updated first warning forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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police say they are responsible for over 100 crimes. victims are from harford,
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baltimore, and howard counties. >> reporter: at the millen white hall, where country supplies, crime is a rarity. >> they broke in, made arm loads of clothing out to his pickup truck and drove off. >> reporter: $1500 worth of clothing, gone. but now, some of those items and a store house of others, including over 100gps units, wallets, tools, even a cash register have been seized by police from a home in edgewood. rory leftwich, 41, has been arrested and charged. >> deputies have found over 31,000 items. >> ranging from sports equipment, electronics, to detergent that had been taken. >> reporter: a detective a sharp memory. >> we could see a pickup truck
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come in. and the one deputy said -- yelled out to his partner, or one of his coworkers, come here and look at this. this looks like the same guy from 7-eleven. >> on october 25th, police say he was here on broke into the car of a woman who had just gone in to make a purchase. they say later, he caught her on tape. >> police say the thefts came from harford, baltimore, and howard counties. court records show leftwich was convicted of burglary in montgomery county. he's currently facing drug charges in anne arundel. and a prince george's county jury acquitted him of burglary last year. >> right now, he is being held in the detention center. and looking for a suspect who made off with flat-screen tvs. it happened at the wal-mart. three suspects took the tvs from a storage area and took off in a truck. baltimore city and
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baltimore county police are looking for this man, one of two suspects who shot a man on rice 24s town road-- reisterstown road. the victim is expected to survive. if you think you recognize the suspect in this picture, you're asked to call police. he was called the ring master. hundreds of family and friends gathered today to say goodbye to boxing legend mack lewis. gigi barnett takes a look at his life and how he helped dozens of men in and out of the ring. >> reporter: the power of boxing coach mack lewis's punch was no match for the power of the punch in his life. >> i am a better man because this man's man, this good man, touched my life. >> pop, pop, bam! >> reporter: for more than 50 years, lewis was a boxing legend, training young men and boys in this east baltimore studio. some of them became champions,
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like hasim rahman. >> mr. mack, as they all called him, died last week. he was 92. today, friends and family remembered him as a mentor. >> the thing i admire most about mr. mack was that he treated everybody the same way, the good fighters and bad fighters. >> he was also their coach. >> he didn't pull no punches. he didn't care who you was. nephew. he had to fight. get back in there. fight. put them hands up. >> and mr. mack was an advocate for young men who views boxing as a way out of a life of crime. for all of the kids who are not doing what they're supposed to do, they need to put the guns down and put the gloves up and it will change their life. and boxing will save their life. it saved mine. >> the thing he stressed in our family was education. that was the number 1 thing. you had to go to school. >> reporter: and mr. mack's old
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east baltimore boxing studio was located on the corner of broadway and eager streets. next month, the city plans to rename the street, mack lewis way. >> gigi, we need more life savers like mr. mack. no question about it. mr. mack is survived by his wife, annie pearl lewis. they were married for 67 years. emmett david has been tapped to take over the post by governor martin o'malley. currently, the deputy council for the -- counsel for the public service commission. roar baugh made a name -- rohrbaugh made a name for himself for successful prosecution of former mayor sheila dixon. weekend is here. looks like it's going to be dry and sunny most of the time. looks pretty nice. >> good. >> take a look at temps now. we're down to 43. no wind at all. barometer on the way back up. we'll look at the weekend after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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there's sky eye chopper 13, flying in, going in to get a little gas. >> food landing, i predict. >> coming in for a landing right now. looks like a pretty nice weekend. it's chilly, which is typical for this time of year.
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and looks like a very sunny and dry weekend. a little breezy tomorrow. but nice. 53. that's as warm as it got. 55 is now the average on this date. and the average low is down to 34 now this morning, down to 36. the record, 77, 1928. and 20 degrees in 1936. right now, 43. a lot of those, actually. 34 in oakland. just above freezing. and the warm spot, d.c. at 38. by the way, washington national airport, and downtown baltimore, have yet to see freezing temperatures. hasn't happened yet. that's a pretty long, growing season. of course, most of the rest of the area, except close to the water bodies, have seen several freezing nights, as you probably realize. a lot of frost. 29. duplicate tonight. we'll see a lot more frost and freezing temps, away from the city. the urban heat, island effect.
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keeps it a lot milder, a lothe longer. that's for sure. no winds at all. most places, very, very light winds. a lot stormier and colder air. and by this time next week, we're going to see our chilliest temperatures. until then, not a bad week coming up at all. we may see some shower activity by next wednesday and thursday. that's the day before thanksgiving and thanksgiving. along with mild temperatures. but it really won't turn cold, we don't think, until late in the day, on thanksgiving day. and again, next friday, and saturday. right now, beautiful weather along the east coast. no issues at all. high pressure, eventually heads off the coast tonight. we have cool weather tonight. milder air coming in on saturday. and another weak front coming through with cooler air on sunday. but that's only going to last a day or two. because by monday or tuesday, the winds go back to the southwest. and may see some clouds moving in.
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but much milder temps. we'll show you those in a few minutes. on the bay right now, water temperature, around 54. west winds, about 5 to 10 knots. sunrise, 6:55. tonight, clear conditions. down around freezing or so. normal will be 34. tomorrow, a lot of sun. warmer than today. but it will be a little breezy, ahead of that next front. up to 58. maybe 60 in a couple of spots. then we drop again. a little cooler here on sunday. so dry, nice fall weekend. get some work down outside before it gets really cold. >> good advice. thank you, bob. preparations for the annual bea gaddy thanksgiving day dinner are under way, with lower supply and higher demand. the center is hoping more donations will be coming their way. >> reporter: with less than a week to go, volunteers at the bea gaddy center are hard at work, getting ready for their yearly thanksgiving dinner for the poor and homeless. >> oh, my.
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the word "busy" doesn't even count anymore. >> reporter: they're moving dozens of turkeys turkeys to refrigerators. >> reporter: what makes this so special is they were all made by maryland's prison inmates. to give back to the community. >> reporter: and after more than 30 years, the center is trying to do more with less. >> we weren't able to get as many cooked turkeys that we really need. i think we got about 300 pounds or so. and normally, we try to get about 600 pounds. >> reporter: november of 2000 was the last thanksgiving dinner the center's founder, bea gaddy, attended before she died. >> about 4,000 or 5,000 last year. but that was very low for us. >> reporter: this year, they expect to feed double that number. and they also deliver food boxes to up to 20,000 shut-ins. >> no, i'm sorry. we no longer have that service. >> reporter: gaddy's son says the economy has hit them hard. >> more people are calling, you know. with a need. but it's just tough when you need it. >> reporter: but he says his
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mom always found a way to feed anyone who was hungry, so they will, too. andrea fujii, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: if you would like to make a donation to the bea gaddy center, log onto for more information. we have wonderful news. the wjz news family welcomes a new member tonight. tonight, jessica kartalija, gave birth to a healthy baby boy this morning. you could tell it's a boy because it has a little blue hat on. say hello to michael andrew. they are calling him drew. >> baby ♪ >> that's right. he's about 7 pounds. mom, dad, and little drew are all doing well tonight. >> well, good for her and good for all of them. and i'm sure they scored extra for the blue hat. still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. taking on toyota. federal judge makes a ruling on hundreds of lawsuits filed against the auto giant. it can get rid of wrinkles. but can it do much more?
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just before 6:30. 43 degrees. mainly clear. thank for staying with wjz. tonight, without a trace. second grader kyron horman vanished nearly six months ago. and there is no clue about what happened to him. jeff glor sat down with kiron's father to get the latest on the search. >> reporter: when kyron horman went missing, june 4th, his biological parents were nelonger together. but they always stood together. >> i don't know that i'm getting through it. >> reporter: that changed when desiree young, sharply criticized her ex-husband kaine this week, saying i just can't stand by and support the choices he's making. indicating that he withheld information when their son disappeared about the threat that terri horman posed. she said that terri horman had a hatred for kiron and may have hurt him in a horrible way. >> some of the allegations
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desiree made. do they surprise you? >> i wouldn't say they surprise me. this has been going on for such a long time. we're all just emotionally strung out. >> reporter: what kaine and desiree agree on is that terri horman is responsible. and while terri is not talking, volunteers are still scouring. still nothing. >> how much do you worry people will forget? >> i wor about -- worry about it all the time. we went out yesterday to one of the local malls and passed out flyers to the businesses and a couple of comments that, i thought he was home already. and that just reaffirms that we gotta keep getting it out there. >> reporter: while searching, cane horman -- kaine horman also holds down a full-time job and acts as a single parent to two children. >> it's a heavy load, but you just step up. >> kaine horman said the last time he spoke with terri was in
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late june, when me walked out with the couple's daughter. and he said he has no plans to see her, except in court. toyota under fire. a federal judge makes an important ruling against the auto giant, just a short time ago. mary is in the newsroom with more. >> reporter: a federal judge will not dismiss hundreds of lawsuits filed against toyota. car owners claimed sudden acceleration defects caused crashes and the value of the vehicles plummeted. toyota claims that plaintiffs have been unable to prove that a design defect is responsible for vehicles surging unexpectedly. the company has recalled more than 10 million vehicles worldwide over the last year. it has blamed driver error, faulty floor mats and sticky accelerator pedals for the unintended acceleration. a man's broken-down car plays a tragic role in his death. he was struck and killed on the bw parkway this morning. he was pushing his car when hit by another car. it happened on route 197. the victim was declared dead on
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the scene. there&there is no word there will be any charges in this incident. a bizarre attack ends with a woman sentenced to hard jail time. melissa wagman was sentenced to five years for attacking a neighbor in his home. she was wearing only a bridal skirt and veil at the time. wagman said the combination of cold medicine and marijuana caused her to hallucinate. the judge gave her the tough sentence because she has a history of drug-related crimes. manuel gallegus reports for wjz. the revelations include everything from her strong opinions on president obama to reality tv. >> reporter: sarah palin's new book doesn't say whether she'll run for president. but with another possible best seller, tv shows, and political importance in states, she appears to be laying the groundwork as she suggested to barbara walters. >> if you ran for president, could you beat barack obama?
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>> i believe so. >> reporter: in america by heart, she takes a swipe at president obama, saying he's among those who seem to think tea party is racially prejudice. she also goes after the first lady, suggesting michelle obama hasn't shown enough pride in our country. >> reporter: palin's first book, going rogue, sold 2 million copies. her new book, is expected to be another best seller. she criticizes american idol, saying contestants embarrassing themselves. but she calls dancing with the stars, an uplifting, family- oriented show. and says her daughter bristol is taking a new challenge. and she takes aim at the media for giving levi johnston so much attention. >> it was disgusting to watch as his 15 minutes of fame were watched by supposed adults.
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>> reporter: she quotes texters in the new book. >> palin's publisher says a ghost writer has been used on her two books. a multistate book tour has been planned. will not seek reappointment to the post. donald devore is seeking another job opportunity at the post. a spokesperson for governor martin o'malley says a national search will be made for his replacement. time now for a quick look at stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. how chesapeake bay watermen are adapting their skills. keeping your pets from wrecking your home furnishings. and for all of these stories and a lot more, read tomorrow's baltimore sun. remember to look for the updated forecast, from wjz's first warning weather team. tonight, on medical breakthrough. this changed the life of a glen burnie teenager. how this boy's bionic arm is making history as one of the
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first in the world to get such a device. it's a story you have to see to believe. >> reporter: 18-year-old michael waldron wears more than just a trick up his sleeves. >> i just call it my prosthetic, robohand. >> reporter: the glen burnie teen is one of 10 people in the world with a new, bionic hand, completely robotic. >> people ask me if i can crush things with it. how strong is it? >> reporter: a birth defect left him only with a thumb on his right hand and only nub- ins, instead of fingers. but he ended up playing lacrosse and north goalie. >> it never stopped me. i never thought it would. >> we wanted him to do everything that every other kid does. >> reporter: but fran wingate never gave up hope that technology would someday help her son. >> i did a google search. and up came the company touch
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bionics. >> they fitted him with a hand. and within minutes, he was doing things he had never done before. >> when you first put this on, it had to be a great feeling. >> yeah, a lot of people don't know how much is involved with the mechanics of picking up a bottle. >> the look on his face. i mean, my heart just exploded. because -- for a lot of people, that's not a big deal. but for him, it is. >> all of this runs off of biosensors. there's a sensor here. a sensor here. >> reporter: the device picks up electronic pulses, sent by nerves in michael's arm, allowingim to pinch, -- allowing him to pinch, grasp and pull. >> what can you do now that you couldn't do before. >> opening a bag of chips. holding cards. cutting meat. >> how has this changed your life? >> i like to be able to do i've never done before. but in the end, i'm still me, with or without it. >> reporter: but in the end, he's heading off to college, grabbing onto his future with both hands. >> it's kind of like hitting
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the lottery. >> reporter: derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> and thanks to his bionic hand, he now plans to major in bioengineering. caught on tape, a brazen jewelry store robbery. see what happens. quarterback crash. nfl star tom brady involved in a car accident. the punishment for the other driver police say is to blame. dry, nice fall weekend on tap. i'll have the exclusive first warning five-day forecast. and wjz 13 is always on. here are the top stories on at this hour. for updates on all the day's news, and the updated forecast any time, log onto ,, lots of lotions promised healing. this one actually does it.
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a brazen daylight robbery for a california jewelry store. they scooped up the gems from the smashed cases and exited within 30 seconds. three people were detained, but police say as many as eight were involved in the heist. none of the customers were hurt in the attack. the driver involved this an accident with tom brady has his license suspended for eight
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days road road's license was suspended because he had seven accidents over three years. the u.s. senate has just approve to settle longstanding claims brought by american indians and black farmers. it all step stems from class- action lawsuits filed more than a decade ago. former president bush has a stop on his book tour. nancy reagan accompanied the former president as he arrived at the ronald reagan presidential library in california. the 89-year-old form first lady had not been seen since july. he then answered questions from the crowd about his new book. decision point. millions of people suffer from chronic migraines every
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year. as randall pinkston reports, the fda has just approved an unconventional treatment to help them cope with those debilitating headaches. teresa cantily has suffered with my grains for 18 years. >> il would struggle to make it through a day at work. >> the 47-year-old tried medication after medication, but nothing helped. as a last resort, her doctor recommended an unconventional treatment. botox. >> i was a little aflaid to try it at first. >> botox is well known for getting rid of wrinkles, but was first used to treat people with eye disorders. >> they found that when i got the injections around the forehead. >> doctors have been using botox to treat migraines off label for years. the fda recently approved the treatments for those suffering 15 or more days of headaches
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each month. >> this blocks the chemical transmission to the muscles, causing the muscles to relax. migraine sufferers need 20 to 30 injections in the forehead, temple and neck. >> the goal of these preventive treatment is not to cure your headaches. it is actually to decrease the intensity of the headache. decrease the frequency of the headache. >> reporter: teresa says it is working for her. >> i was able to function much better. manage the migraines. >> reporter: she needs injections every three months because the muscles eventually return to normal. and while she says she can feel the needle pricks, she says it's nothing compared to the pain of migraines randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. with fda approval, insurance is now likely to cover the botox treatments for migraines. katie couric has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news.
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coming up, turbulence on the ground over airport screenings. now some are threatening to kick out the tsa. here's a look at tonight's here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wawa,,
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well, a very nice end of the workweek. cools down now. tonight, bob turk and meteorologist tim williams have a closer look at what you can expect for the weekend. here's tim, without a jacket. i just said, bring a jacket, tim. >> i know. i never pay attention. i never listen to the advice. that's the problem. i will have a jacket coming into tomorrow. it will be chillier than today. we're looking at temperatures in the 30s, starting off. we'll get into the low 50s. it's going to be pretty comfortable with a blue sky. but it will be windy. tomorrow, take that jacket as denise has advice advised you. and tonight's overnight lows will be back down. for the overnight, we'll send it in to bob. and the sun will go through the night. turning chilly again. but a warmup again. look at that. monday, a few clouds, 58. can you believe this? tuesday, partly sunny skies. mid-60s. and then a chance of showers wednesday and probably again on thanksgiving day.
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59. low 50s expected thanksgiving. and then turning colder late thursday night and end of the week, next friday. very, very chilly. denise? >> thank you, bob. still to come on eyewitness news tonight. one last practice before the ranks hit the road. >> mark has the latest on the team coming up next in sports. ♪ have a better day...
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well, the team will be making -- taking the plane, i would imagine. they don't have to worry about thanksgiving travel. >> but this could be a precursor feast. their team's colors are black and blue. isn't that fitting? they have officially owled out three of those. the ravens are as healthy as they have been. record of 6-3 so far. theanthersers have just one win. ravens don't take them lightly. >> no matter what, you're going to play a good team. >> you can't look at a team's record. you need to look at the other side of the ball. they're professionals. they're going to go out and play their best game. >> we just have to come out and
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play our game. we have to come out. we understand the records. this team is going to come out and they're going to fight. >> see, a game is like this. you could sit there and go, they're 1-7. we're going to roll over them. if you don't show up, you're going to get your butt kicked. that's the way this league is. >> the only other team they've not beaten in a regular season game, the new england patriots. baltimore is expected to cross the panthers off that list. college, wrigley field has been painted purple for northwestern university. they will play host to illinois in a big 10 grid iron. but there's one major problem. the football field sits too tightly on the wrigley field playing surface. with one end zone, butting up to a padded brick wall. that's too dangerous, they've decided. here's the solution.
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whichever team has the offense will go in the direction away from the brick wall. it's a one-way football game in chicago tomorrow. no one runs into a wall. bird stadium in college park is cleared for two-way traffic tomorrow. maryland plays host to florida state at the key conference game. and the terps' basketball team is playing a game right now in new york. madison square garden, where last night, maryland lost against illinois at the famous hoops venue. baltimore native, sean mosely getting the ball rolling in their back uniforms. mosely gets the scoring early. there's demetri. he's their top gun. mosely will keep the terps in it. this time, from the wing and jump shot. he's got 14. maryland is trailing by 9. and still have four minutes to play in new york. qualifying today for the final race of the nascar season, in homestead, florida. the chase for the cup has never been so close going into the final event.
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jimmie johnson, gunning for his fifth straight title. ran a hot lap. that was the sixth fastest qualifying time in the field. it was faster than the other two races who were bunched at the top of the standings, including this guy. the points leader, denny hamlin. he qualified toward the back of the packet. kevin harvick. kasey kahne won the poll for sunday's race. last stop. laurel park. 9th race. dash to the wire. wedding scramble on the outside. ski doodle to the inside. neck and neck to the finish. who has got it. let's go to the slow mo. yes. it is the outside horse. ahead of ski doodle in the 9th race at laurel today. don't forget, thanksgiving week, free pies at the park. >> that's right. pumpkin usually. >> you know it. >> thank you, mark. be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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11:00. well, it hasn't each been 24 hours. and the new harry potter movie has raked in $24 million from its midnight zenings a -- screenings alone. harry potter and the deathly hallows part 1 had the third highest premiere. the twilot still take-- twilight still takes the case. new moon and eclipse. deathly hallows, part 2, doesn't hit theaters until july. so by that time, you will have been able to purchase the dvd of part 1 and catch up. >> that's another 40, 80 million dollars. >> uh-huh. that's it for us tonight. >> for bob and mark, i'm denise koch. we want to thank you for watching wjz, maryland's news station. there's much more ahead including an exclusive investigation into faulty seat
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tonight, growing turbulence turbulence over security screening. the t.s.a. gives pilots a pass, but some airports are threatening to give t.s.a. agents the boot. i'm katie couric. also tonight, it's one of the most popular prescription painkillers. now the makers of darvon are pulling it from the market because the f.d.a. says it can have fatal side effects. an aspiring ball player is killed and his family blamed allegedly defective ford seat belts. an exclusive cbs news investigation. two shots heard round the world. three decades later, remembering the mystery that kept everybody guessing. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. on the eve of the busy holiday