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tents gone. wjz is live. mike hellgren has the occupiers' next move. >> reporter: denise, the square is open and largely empty tonight. but it won't be in about two hours. that's when occupy baltimore says they will have their general assembly tonight at 8:00. it remains to be seen whether anyone will stay after that. >> reporter: sky eye chopper 13 flew over mceldon square after it reopened to the public, cleaned up and sanitized, following occupy baltimore's 10- week encampment that came to an end with a police raid. some say good riddance. >> we see it every day. actually a nuisance. >> reporter: but others like eileen rogan, wish the tents still occupied their perch. >> i don't think they should be moved out. i think we should listen to what they're saying. coming up on election year. and they're representing a voice that i don't think has been voiced in a long time. >> reporter: citing a lack of violence, the mayor told wjz, in hiernd sight -- hiernd --
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hindsight, the eviction. >> no injuries, no arrests. i feel good about the way things went. >> reporter: occupy baltimore came here to city hall. but now the barricades have gone down at mceldon, occupy plans to come back for meetings, not to live, at least for now. whether you like their message. >> i support the occupy ideals. and i'm wishing them good luck. >> reporter: or not. >> it was just a bunch of tents and trash everywhere. and you know, i like seeing the city nice and clean. and the evictions have raise the legal challenges in other cities in new york today. a number of arrested protestors made court appearances in boston. there's controversy over whether staying overnight in a public space constitutes trespassing. reporting live at mceldon square, mike hellgren, wjz eyewitness news. denise? >> overnight and throughout the day, there have been no clashes with police, since occupy baltimore's conviction. a maryland man is found
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dead. police discovered the body of christopher artess while emptying a ship. autopsies show the deaths were accidental, and police believe they died while hitching a ride on a train. right now, anne arundel county police are looking for the man who sexually assaulted a woman. mare se-- mary is live in the newsroom. >> reporter: well, virk, the victim says she -- vic, the victim says she met her attacker at a bar and was walking with him. she said she was walking with him when he sexually assaulted her. the man took off and police were not able to find him. the suspect is about 6'4" tall, 280 pounds. he has twists in his hair and was last seen wearing a black leather jacket. the victim was treated for her injuries at baltimore washington. >> anyone with information is asked to call police. pepper spray in school. new developments.
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it ended with more than a dozen students rushed to the hospital. wjz is live at baltimore county police headquarters. and derek valcourt has the new information. >> reporter: police releasing some specifics about that fight that led the officer to use his pepper spray as many parents express their unhappiness with how the situation was handled. >> reporter: when a school police officer used pepper spray at chesapeake high school tuesday, several other students in the school got sick, including a pregnant danielle nicholson. >> my throat was starting to close up and my eyes were starting to water because i was getting a little hazy and dizzy. >> reporter: she and as many as 15 other students released. police saying it all started when two students wouldn't stop fighting. even after the officer and a teacher tried to physically break up the fight. >> our officers tried to physically struggle with the student on the ground. the officer warned him that pepper spray was going to be used if there was additional violence. and then the student then
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attempted to go after the first student again. >> reporter: police say their officer is justified to use the pepper spray. students were temporarily evacuated while the school was aired out. >> as a parent, i'm scared for my child and the other children. >> reporter: danielle's mom, one of several children, upset with how the situation was handled. many fight a frequent problem at the school. >> it's real upsetting to me. it's to the point that i'm going to put her out on maternity leave, and i'm not sure she's going back to that school. >> reporter: the two students that caused caused this entire mess now face charges as juveniles. one of them charged with resisting arrest and assaulting an officer. live, from towson, derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> thank you, derek. students report there were no fights at the school today and say there were extra officers and staff on hand at the school. a baltimore landmark is reduced to rubble. demolition crews knocked down what remained of the tavern. the 80-year-old building.
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the owners are hoping to be back open in time for christmas weekend next may. a setback in the reorganization of recreation centers in baltimore. under a controversial plan, some centers would be turned over to private operators. but a short time ago, the city canceled the vote. adam may explains what this means to the future of that program. >> reporter: city officials say they're still moving forward with the plans, but they say they need a little more time to try to pick up more support among the public. >> reporter: just weeks ago, protestors voiced opinions over a plan to close more. >> more recreation centers could be operated with the tax subiddies -- subsidies that go to this one building every year. >> reporter: parts of the plan is to turn over a handful of rec centers to priority operators. that also triggered a community backlash. >> you can't keep cutting the children short. >> reporter: now, they delay a
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contract vote. >> we want to make sure this is done right. with the amount of community support and community engagement to make sure that it's acceptable. >> reporter: some people will say rec centers are being erimalated -- eliminated. what is your response? >> my response is that we are expanding. >> reporter: city officials say the public doesn't fully understand the plan. while the number of rec centers will drop from 55 to 30, the city will also build four brand- new, large regional centers, they'll have gymnasiums, computer labs. >> reporter: when this is implemented, will there be more square footage of rec centers in baltimore? >> there will definitely be more square footage. the plan is to have more quality but less of them. >> reporter: meanwhile, construction on those new mega rec centers should be wrapped up in the next couple of years. reporting live, adam may, wjz eyewitness news. >> okay, adam. thank you very much. the new rec centers will cost
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$14 million. another mild fall evening. yes. technically, it's not winter yet. live look outside. what about the chance of rain in our future? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are tracking the system moving this way. first, bob. >> it has been mild again. look at radar. a couple with sprinkles showing up. not a whole lot. but tomorrow looks like a front out to the west. will probably bring us a little period of rain. not expecting a lot of this. we're at 47 degrees. that's still above our normal high for the day. now, as far as temperatures go, we're at 47. 47 in elkton. 41 in oakland. and 48 in washington and ocean city. tim has a look at what we can expect around here on your thursday. yeah. tim? >> well, as bob mentioned, we definitely have some rain moving our way. but we're still on the mild side of the front that is going to change our temperatures a little bit. we have rain moving in as bob mentioned. it's allowing for that mild air to come in from the south.
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we're tapping into some very, very mild air. so about 80 degrees in florida. that's where our air is coming from. it will get windy and cooler after the front comes through. we don't expect a lot of rain. but we will see changes heading into thursday and friday. and the weekend, that's a whole other story. bob will have the complete first warning forecast. ravens head west to san diego this sunday, with a chance to clinch a spot in the play-offs. stan saunders joins us now with more on whether ray lewis will be back on the field against the chargers? >> ray has missed the last four games because of a toe injury. but several reports say this could be the week number 57 returns back to the field. >> no, that wasn't ray lewis, but rather ray rice, doing his version of ray's darchtion. dance. coach harbaugh says, with his experience, he could be effective, each with limited practice time. >> ray is different than most guys. i think ray could go out there
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and play without practicing. he's going to try, i'm sure, to practice, like he has the last few weeks. but if he didn't practice, he could play on sunday. >> reporter: the ravens are 4- 0, without number 52 leading. leading some to joke maybe they should get him out. >> i was thinking maybe we should leave ray on the sidelines because we have been doing okay without him. just kidding. we need ray lewis. >> it's not just young guys. two guys going to be doing great and play great for us. i mean, it's a win-win for us. >> reporter: and in some off- the-field news, joe flacco confirmed that he and his wife dana are expecting their first child. joe was surprised that it got so much attention here. >> i don't pay attention. i just hearing you guy -- hear you guys talking to me about it. it's funny. it's not even close to being here yet. it's all funny for us, though. we're really excited about it. >> if joe can help lead the
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ravens to victory over the chargers, it will clinch a play- off spot and keep the team in line for the top seed in the upcoming afc play-offs. >> and the ravens end the season with divisional games against cincinnati and cleveland. >> we want wins. we want wins. still to come tonight on wjz eyewitness news. a little spice in their lives. teens turning to a dangerous synthetic drug to get high. what the federal government wants to do about it. a woman dies after she is caught in the closing doors in an office building elevator. what went wrong? i'm alex demetrick. coming up, imagine swimming and fishing in the inner harbor. why some big players in baltimore say it isn't far fetched. that story as eyewitness news continues. and a wet end to the week. bob is back with the updated first warning forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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voter protection. maryland senator ben cardin proposes political campaigns. to try to deceive voters. political reporter pat warren explains, cardin takes place to apply to federal elections. >> fooling the volters. >> we're okay. relax. everything is fine. >> reporter: themaryland robocalls case is an example of campaign tactics u.s. senator ben cardin wants to outlaw in national elections. >> a baltimore jury convicted that individual from the campaign, under state election laws.
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and it points out -- it was a relatively recent change in the state election laws. what we are trying to do is make this a national policy. >> cardin says his 2006 senate campaign against michael steele is also an example of false information, used to influence voters. >> reporter: gave the impression to voters that my opponent was endorsed by prominent african americans who, in fact, had endorsed me. it also included a sample ballot that we have here, which gives the impression that the republicans are actually the democrats. >> reporter: it points to the law that prohibits all of these, one within 90 days of an election. criminal penalties include fines, up to five years in prison or both. >> it's narrowly taylored to the 90 days of election so that we have frame today in a way
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that is consistent with the constitution. >> reporter: senator cardin considers his bill bipartiss an and thinks it should get widespread support. still, nothing gets juices flowing like spirited debate on the first amendment rights. i'm pat warren, back to you on tv hill. >> senator cardin was joined by then senator barack obama when he started investigating voter intimidation and suppression in 2007. going for a swim might end with a tetanus shot. they think fishing and swimming might be possible by 2020. >> a long time since people went swimming in baltimore's inner harbor. how long to clean it up again? >> it's hard to know how long to get south american. >> it's the first barber report card. and what we found is that we
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have got really degrading conditions. >> reporter: overall, the water quality received a d. with a d in the amount of harmful bacteria. it did not offer a grade on the tons of trash that washed into the harbor. but for millions, improving the harbor has become a cause. and forged an alliance with baltimore city ask county to have a swimmable, fishable harbor in eight years. >> it's a huge call. and if 2020 sounds ambitious, it is ambitious. >> reporter: if there is optimism for a cleaner harbor, it isn't just wishful thinking. >> reporter: the harbor is actually less polluted. >> my first job was debris recovery in the harbor. and there's a lot less debris now than there was 30 years ago. >> i've seen it change a lot over the years. when i started, there was no fish to speak of in the harbor. >> reporter: today, there are
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fish. but they aren't safe for eating. to do that and swim, the waterfront partnership has plans to better control what runs into the harbor. all that is messing is the -- missing is the money. alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. and it is estimated it will cost baltimore city and county $220 million to make improvement toss reduce storm water runoff into the harbor. theus mint is unveiling the designs of two brand-new coins. they will commemorate the anniversary of the star- spangled banner. the u.s. mint will produce 100,000 gold coins and 500 500 silver cointds. it will commemorate the war of 1812 bicentennial. >> hold onto one of those for the next 20 years. we've got mild weather continuing. and maybe a little rain in our forecast. 48 still.
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no wind right now. the barometer holding steady. come back and take a look at that thursday and end of the week. changing the forecast after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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this temperature thing, bob.
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this feels good for this time of year. >> let's keep it all winter. >> a lot of kids. a lot of folks are wondering, is it ever going to get and stay cold enough for a little snow? doesn't look like it's going to happen in the next 10 days or so, which would take us past the christmas holidays. so this year, the chances of a white christmas around here. normally would be around 18, 20%. this year, probably less than 4 or 5%. not a great chance. a little rain coming in our area tomorrow. take a look at temperatures now around the area. it's been mild. still 48. 41 in oakland. 48 in ocean city. and over in washington, as well. locally, still mid- to upper 40s. not going to get that cold tonight. probably staying above freezing. for the first time in a couple of nights. we had some low 20s. 50 in annapolis now. 50 in kent island. because of the clouds and the wind the out of the southeast generally today. that means milder air in place. not a whole lot of chance of anything clearing up tonight. probably will stay pretty
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cloudy. and it will stay a lot warmer. temperatures holding in the mid- to upper 30s. even low 40s in the city. there was some rain to the west of us today. actually, this is a warm front coming through the ohio valley. it's coming to the north, taking that warm air even across portions of new england once again. clouds. yes. but down south of us, it was in the mild 60s and even low 70s again. to our north, light sprinkles. it's all past us already. one or two sprinkles to the west of us. now, tomorrow, genuinely cloudy skies. eventually, some of the showers to the west will get here tomorrow afternoon, tomorrow night. stay in the mild air one more day. then tomorrow night, the front goes through. it will turn cooler on friday. then we'll call it colder for the weekend. temperatures just about normal saturday and sunday. low to mid-40s. that's about it. now, friday, probably staying in the low 50s. so all in all, not a bad weather picture. the chances of rain, maybe a 40 to 50% chance. and only about a tenth of an
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inch expected. so not a lot of rain. but it will probably dampen things up a little bit late in the afternoon. south winds in the bay, at 10 to 15 knots. a little breezy. and still warm. sunrise, 7:19. and a mild one, sets at 4:45. bay temp, 46 degrees. tonight, a low of 36, above freezing, with cloudy skies most of the time. tomorrow, upper 50s may touch 60. salis bushy could -- salisbury could get to 65 easily. then a couple of afternoon showers developing. before at least the shower activity will move away. then we have more sunshine coming back. but cooler temps just in time for the weekend. but i mean, the chances of snow here are not good. >> is that a meteorological term? >> yes. new term. >> thank you, bob. well, there's a hot new holiday accessory in brooklyn. renting a reindeer. heather covar reports from london. reindeer aren't from the north pole.
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they live on a farm two hours north of london. but this holiday season, they're sought-after guests at posh a-list parties. >> with reindeer, they've got this magical quality, the big eyes, the soft noses. and they're just lovely animals. and i think that really brings in the magic. >> reporter: angie flint and her husband martin, run a reindeer rental business. over the streets of england they hoof, to wherever the party demands. >> reporter: a lot of the reindeer bookings are coming from central london. even the prime minister brought a few to 10 downing street. >> reporter: they entertain children at an event. the flints, dress theed as elves, volunteer their times. the baubles on the christmas tree, mesmerized one year. reign deer rent -- rain deer rentals are booming. in an economy when people are rule pulling in the reerns. -- the reins.
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>> the price tag for a reindeer visit starts at $1,000. in london, heather covar, wjz eyewitness news. >> special reindeer. these are originally from sweden. they made the move to england. >> in that case, i have a lot in my backyard i could probably back up. >> you have about 12 months to get them ready for next season. bidding battle. elizabeth taylor's jewels on the auction block. you won't believe how much they fetched. welcome home. president obama and the first lady, greeting soldiers from iraq. what he says he will do for them now that they're back in the u.s. mike schuh, in towson. vi lent crime, -- violent crime, suicide. linked to holiday stress. linked to holiday stress. what baltimore ,,,,,,
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it is just before 6:30. cloudy. 48 degrees. good evening. thanks for staying with wjz. here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. welcome home and thank you. that message from the president and the first lady to u.s. forces in fort bragg. tara mergener reports for wjz, the visit comes as the iraq war
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enters its final stretch. folders -- soldiers at fort bragg cheered president obama and the first lady as they paid tribute to troops returning from iraq. >> as your commander in chief, and on behalf of a grateful nation, welcome home. [ applause ] welcome home! >> reporter: the last 6,000 u.s. forces are packing up. they'll be out of iraq by the end of this month. it's the final chapter in a nearly nine-year war that has killed nearly 4500 americans and injured tens of thousands more. >> all the fighting and the dying and the bleeding and the training and the partnering, all of it has led to this moment of success. >> reporter: the president recounted the challenges u.s. forces faced during the course of the war and thanked the families who stood behind their loved ones deployed to the front line.
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>> every military family that has carried that load over the last nine years, you, too, have the thanks of a grateful nation. >> reporter: and he renewed his pledge to support veterans on the home front and helped them find work. the unemployment rate for soldiers returning from war is higher than the overall rate nationwide. the president highlighted the bill he signed that offers a tax credit to businesses that hire veterans. >> reporter: even though american forces are leaving, president obama promised iraq's prime minister the u.s. will help iraq with security, terrorism, and military training in the future. >> tara mergener, wjz eyewitness news. >> reporter: at least 4400 members of the u.s. military died in the war in iraq. a new court date is set for the man accused of firing shots at the white house. mary is live. >> reporter: a federal judge wants oscar ortega hernandez back friday, to hear more evidence about his mental health. ortega hernandez is accused of
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using an assault rifle back in november. he's charged with attempting to assassinate president obama. a preliminary psychiatric screening found him competent to stand trial. however, friends say he was acting strangely in recent months, saying he believed he was jesus, and called the president the devil. vic? >> mary, thank you. the president and first family were out of town the night the shots were fired. with just a few weeks to go in 2011, baltimore city is on pace for another historic low in homicides. as of today, there have been 189 murders in baltimore, compared to 210 on this date last year. that's a 10% decline. police credit the strategy that targets offenders. just years ago, upwards of 300 people were being murdered in baltimore every year. a presidential historian, charged with conspiring to steal valuable documents is seeking to suppress evidence found at his new york apartment. barry landau's attorney argues,
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there was not probable cause for a warrant to be issued to search the apartment. the 63-year-old is accused of stealing documents from the maryland historical society and conspiring to take documents from other archives. well, the holiday season can bring with it many moments of joy, police see a darker side of the stresses that these times can produce. baltimore county is bringing solutions to your attention. >> reporter: whether it's decorating the house or just shopping, this is a time which brings with it, extra stress. >> the pressure that these expectations bring, particularly in a difficult economy, often makes this an emotional -- and economically stressful time for many. >> reporter: so the county is getting the word out about holiday stress and its impacts on two fronts. the first, violent crime. >> i call these unhealthy behaviors the "too much" syndrome ." too much drinking. too much eating. too much arguing. and too much drugging. >> reporter: it's enough to
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send people over the edge. lisa spicknel is here, sharing her story. 12 years ago, her husband killed their two kids. she urges families and those in crisis to get help. >> the more people that reach out, the more willing a victim is to actually get the help. >> reporter: and the second, the holidays as a factor for people who kill themselves. >> the cases of suicide and violence against one another, usually don't occur at spur of the moment. there are months, if not years, leading up to these tragedies. >> reporter: but before it gets to that, the use of three numbers and a telephone could prevent holiday tragedies. >> no question. obviously, you can call the baltimore county health department. but in any type of emergency, or if there any any question that there could be an emergency, you call 911. >> reporter: in towson, mike schuh, wjz eyewitness news. back to you on tv hill. and in an emergency, a 911 operator can direct specific calls to the appropriate responder. time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun.
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recommendations will be released tomorrow for improved oversight of cardiac stent implantation. sounding the alarm about -- alarm, for potential scalp damage. due to hair extensions. and for these stories and more, read the baltimore sun. remember to look for the updated forecast from wjz's first warning weather team. elizabeth taylor's spectacular jewelry collection hits the auction block in new york city. it fetched a total of nearly $116 million. alexis christoforous reports for wjz, from christy's auction house remember it's far -- house, it's far beyond what was expected. >> at 3 million, 500,000. >> reporter: collectors and fans packed christy's auction house in new york for the chance to own one of elizabeth taylor's legendary jewels. >> $300,000. >> reporter: the crowned jewel of her collection, the iconic,
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iconic,33-carat, white diamond ring. a gift from husband richard burton. sold for $8 million. another, this bulgary necklace, fetched $1.5 million. 80 earrings, necklaces, pendants and rings went under the gavel in what is one of the most important jewelry auctions in a generation. >> the hallmark of this collection is the quality of the stone and the craftsmanship. >> reporter: it took elizabeth taylor a lifetime to amass her jewelry collection. christy says it's one of the finest in the world. and as rich as the jewels are, so are the stories behind them. >> like this diamond tiara, which she wore to the 1957 academy awards. a gift from her third husband, mike todd, sold for $4.2 million. after a fierce bidding battle, the rare pearl necklace, which queen mary tudor of england once owned sold for a
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staggering $11.8 million. a record for any jewel. but for these bidders, the legend of elizabeth taylor makes her jewels priceless. alexis christoforous, cbs news, new york. >> sales of elizabeth taylor's art, clothing and memorabilia will be held later this week. part of the proceeds go to the elizabeth taylor a.i.d.s. foundation. >> and you have to look like her to pull it off. and nobody looks like her. >> i don't know. if you put it on, you would look like her. if you had that kind of stuff. >> then no wonder they're paying $8 million. caught on tape. a pickup truck slams through a department store. why prosecutors decided not to file criminal charges in this wild, on court fight. bob turk. a bit of rain and cooler days. and sunshine headed our way. 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 and all the day's
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a burglar crashes his truck
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through a department store. you can see the man breaking into the store and stuffing merchandise into his vehicle. the man's vehicle became stuck while he tried to leave and filled the store with smoke. he stole about $1,000 in clothes. but repairing the shop will cost about $80,000. the suspect is now in custody. players in the xavier- cincinnati basketball brawl will not be facing charges. investigators in ohio have interviewed witnesses and are letting coaches deal with the situation. the nationally-televised fight happened near the end of the game, when players started pushing and shoving each other on the court. eight players have been suspended. many them have apologized to fans and the community. a woman is crushed to death when part of her body is caught in a closing elevator door. jennifer jordan reports for wjz from new york with more on this tragedy. >> reporter: the woman was in the lobby of this midtown manhattan building, just stepping into the elevator. as the doors closed, she was only partly inside.
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police say her foot or leg got caught. then suddenly, the elevator shot upwards. a nearby store owner saw people running and knew something terrible had happened. >> all of the people were running out. and they were saying that the elevator crushed one woman inside. >> reporter: as the elevator rose, it dragged the woman into the shaft, crushing her between floors. >> reporter: there were two other people already inside the elevator when it malfunctioned. they were not injured but were sent to the hospital to be treated for psychological trauma. >> reporter: the 26-story tower is the long-time home of the advertising agency, ynr. police say the victim was an executive there. she was pronounced dead at the scene. >> i really feel bad. everybody inside, we feel the same. >> reporter: police and the city's buildings department are investigating what caused the elevator to malfunction. the victim was just 41 years old. jennifer jordan, for wjz, eyewitness news. >> and the new york times is now identifying the victim as
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suzanne hart. in tonight's wjz healthwatch, teen marijuana and prescription drug abuse is on the rise. now, sin thetic marijuana -- synthetic marijuana. also using spice or k2. the report found one in nine 12th graders used the drug last year. the dry, herbal blend produces a high similar to marijuana. but does not contain thc. scientists warn it can be dangerous. "time" magazine names "the protestor "the person of the year. this was the year of the protest. "time" magazine credits "the protestor" as the driving force behind global, economic, and political change. each year, "time" chooses a person who has influenced the world for better or for worse. scott pelley has a preview of what's coming up tonight on the cbs evening news. a report on changing
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america. fewer people than ever are getting married. we'll look into why, tonight on the cbs evening news. and here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back.
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another fairly mild december evening. another round of showers moving this way. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are updating the forecast. let's go outside to tim. >> hello, denise. with one less than one away from the actual calendar beginning of winter. we're still looking at temperatures going up to 60 degrees. tonight, we're going into the mid-30s. tomorrow, again starting off in the mid-30s. we'll see clouds increase through the day. there will be a chance of showers tomorrow night into friday. but we're still on the warm side of all of that. and tomorrow's high, right around 60 degrees. for the next five days, we send it in to bob. all righty. 59 tomorrow. yeah, chance of showers. not a great chance. but it will rain probably late in the afternoon. 42 tomorrow night. still lots of clouds. and a lot cooler, but back to normal for the weekend. 44, saturday and sunday. a little warmer again.
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53. with partly sunny skies here on monday. vic? >> okay. thank you. you may know him as rocky, but sylvester stallone is back with a new movie. mark steines has more from hollywood. >> coming up to entertainment tonight, sylvester stallone scored his biggest hit with rocky. no surprise sly is back. and we are first to show you the famous face he's added to the team. >> reporter: in lie-ork tain sequel, sly is out for revenge. and he told nancy he's got company. >> some very important action icons show up and save me from certain doom. and then bee go together -- we go together to kick the heck out of everybody. >> schwarzenegger arrives as the first of the expendables. >> he loves playing in the jungle, right? >> right. >> he tweeted this first pic of his movie since leaving
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california governor. for now, he is the tough task master. >> i could have put you in the deepest, darkest hole. but i kept you out. because i knew that one day would come when you were going to pay me back. and today is that day. >> jean claude van damme is one of the additions. expendables two is out august 17th. also out, robert wagner out in public. has he talked to police about the new natalie wood death investigation. we'll have that and much more coming up on entertonight. -- entertainment tonight. ravens' defense is getting ready for a big challenge sunday. >> stan has the stories story next some sports. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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lots of ray rumors. stan is in here for mark with wjz the fan sports report. >> ray practiced today. but he said he is going to leave it up to the coaches. and ladareius webb, who has same turf injury says he is
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going to play. however, after mundane offenses with the browns and colts, ravens defense is poised for a big test against the high- powered chargers in san diego. the lightning bolts are led by phillip rivers who put up magnificent number last season. but this season, very inconsistent. they say if they can get to rivers early and rattle his confidence, he can be shaken. >> a quarterback loves to win. i think if we can get in front of his face and hit him often, it gets him a little frustrated and he doesn't really -- i think he can see that he starts to get on his own linemen and into the rest. and talking about some hits. and it's -- you know, once we can, you know, do that to him, get him frustrated, it's going to be a better game for us. >> yeah. get them to fight each other, haloti.
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meantime, on the college side, a ray of shining light, amid a dank, disappointing season for the maryland terrapins. individual honors were the order for the day. defensive lineman, joe velano. named all american. velano is out of rexford, new york. he also had 2 1/2 sacks. and joe velano scored a touchdown this season. while talking terps, the men's basketball team on the hardwood at home. hosting florida international and its renowned coach. does the name isaiah thomas ring a bell? back in '09, the former great took over and had struggled ever since. so far, looking for their first winning season. he even coached in the nba. but is best known as detroit best pitching guard. isaiah brings to tonight's game. >> i'm sure our guys will be pretty fired up to see who is
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on that bench. it's one of the all-time greats. >> it's just like any game, once the game starts, you don't even think about if you're down there. i worry more about their guards and ferguson and those guys are pretty good players. i worry much more about them than i do isaiah. >> terps, 5-3 on the season. after pulling out a win. after tonight, the terps' next four games will be at home. and finally, this evening, the dunbar high school football team was honored at city hall, for winning their second straight class 1-a state title. beating perryville. mayor stephanie rawlings-blake was presented with an autographed football from the poets who went 12-2. dunbar has now won eight straight football championships. six of the last seven, in fact. and i gotta tell you, dunbar ties allegheny high school. i guess they're out west in the mountains. for the second most state titles.
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seneca valley has 12. one of their former players made two college american teams. >> great sports there. thank you, stan. be right back. ,,,,,,,,
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don't miss the cbs primetime lineup. followed, of course, by eyewitness news at 11:00. finally tonight, it is the season of giving at one salvation army in lafayette got a big surprise in one of his kettles. a $20 gold coin from 1924, worth about $1600. it was dropped in the kettle last week. they don't know who donated it, but the salvation army says the coin's worth will spread lots of cheer to families in need. >> that it will. good job. >> that's it for us tonight. i'm vic carter. >> for bob and stan, i'm denise koch. let's go to scott ,, >> pelley: tonight, the marching band hazing investigation widens. authorities looking into the death of a band member at florida a&m have opened a fraud
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inquiry. class warfare breaks out between two wealthy presidential candidates. >> if you have a half a million dollar purchase from tiffanies, you're not a middle-class american. >> pelley: from "i do" to "i'd rather now." bill whitaker on america's marriage rate falling to an all-time low. and unemployment drives families out of their homes and into the desert. ben tracy takes us there. >> it's just a whole other world out here. it's not like modern day society. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. the hazing scandal at florida a&m university took an unexpected turn today as the authorities were investigating the death of one member of the marching band and the beating of another, they uncovered something else. b.j.ns


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