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officer and what she's admitting to. mike? >> federal authorities have pretty strong evidence from extensive wire taps. and now, more than half of the officers indicted in this corruption have pleaded guilty. >> reporter: a correctional officer admitted smuggling tobacco, marijuana, and pills into the baltimore city detention center. on behalf of the violent and powerful black guerrilla gang. kimberly dennis is now the 7th of 13 correctional officers of this bombshell case to enter a guilty plea since the u.s. attorney announced indictments earlier this year. >> we need to be relying on people who are in law enforcement or associated with law enforcement to make sure they're on our side and not the criminal side. >> reporter: wjz obtained the guilty plea, where she admitted to having sex with two gang members. easy prey for leadership, who
ran a corrupt empire. >> it was a strategy to identify people they thought would be weak. >> reporter: dennis would have another officer serve as a lookout, while she had sex in a closet, with a gang member inmate. and published reports said she hoped to earn snuches $-- as much as $2,000 a week, smuggling contraband into the jail. >> reporter: bgf started in california, and later hit it big in maryland, becoming the state's largest prison gang, distributing a book, and quickly developing a network selling drugs behind bars, where one of the gang's king pins made more than $15,000 a mont. critics wonder how this happened. >> looks like the rot is pretty longstanding and pretty deep. >> those documents -- indictments are a direct result of our efforts. >> one by one, they are indicting officers. who will be next to fall? >> reporter: and the latest one, ms. dennis, will have to forgit any -- forfeit any money
she got from this corruption scandal. she does face jail time. her lawyer did not return our call for comment. >> those in charge of the state's prisons have implemented new screening and safety procedures as they worked to crack down on corruption. >> reporter: a washington state man pleads guilty today to sending threatening letters to maryland senator barbara mikulski. mary is live with more. >> reporter: christopher carlson mailed dozens of letters back in 2012. senator barbara mikulski received one of them at her baltimore office. it forced 10 staffers into isolation. and wasted time. the letter said there was a 20% chance she'd be exposed to the lethal poiseong. -- poison. letters were also sent to comedians, john stewart and steve colbert. carlson will be sentenced february 4th. back to you, vic? >> carlson faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000
fine. another computer glitch crashes the obama care website overnight. it was only partially resolved, as health secretary kathleen sebelius is grilled about healthcare.gov. derek valcourt has more on how the site is updating marylanders. but first, danielle nottingham reports on the face-off between sebelius and frustrated people. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius says they are working 24/7 to get health care.gov working properly. >> you deserve better. i apologize. >> she blamed the problems with a problem with the verizon server but said she is ultimately responsible. >> i am as frustrated and angry as anyone. >> reporter: cbs obtained this memo from september 27th. it discusses incomplete security testing on the website, but still recommends an october 1st launch. >> you have exposed millions of
americans because you all, according to your memo, believed it was an acceptable risk. >> reporter: secretary sebelius says it authorizes and consumer information is secure. president obama travels to washington to defend his signature healthcare law. he pointed to the slow start in massachusetts, when the state successfully reformed its healthcare in 2006. >> and today, there is nearly universal coverage in massachusetts. and the vast majority of its citizens are happy with their coverage. >> reporter: the president promised the problems with health care.gov will be fixed. danielle nottingham, wjz eyewitness news. >> and our live complete coverage continues with derek valcourt, who has more on the local impact of the website's problems. derek? >> reporter: well, everyone is having their own unique experience, with either the state or the federal insurance websites. we talked to one woman who said she was excited about the affordable healthcare act but said it hasn't lived up to her
expectations. >> reporter: waitress kathy kelly, one of millions counting on the millions of healthcare insurance that she doesn't have. >> i need it. first of all, my age. i need healthcare for surgery if it comes up or whatever may come up. i need some kind of healthcare to help me out. >> reporter: she said she was able to log into the health care.gov website. but said she is still in sticker shock over the healthcare she can't afford on her modest income. >> i had a $20,000 deductible, with a $302 payment a month. >> reporter: she's not the only one running into road blocks. glitches have forced many people to seek outside help, getting enrolled. small businesses like the double t diners are waiting to learn more before they explore plans for their employees. >> we don't offer health insurance rate at the current time. but it's something that we will have to look into and shop. >> reporter: for now, waitress kathy kelly says she, too, will wait for changes and improvements in the
healthcare.gov website before she decides what to do next. >> maybe it will be something i don't see. >> you will hope it will help you. >> hopefully it helps me. because right now, it's not. >> reporter: officials promise they are working to fix any glitches with both the federal and state insurance website. we're live with wjz, derek valcourt, wjz eyewitness news. >> the white house says president obama has complete confidence in secretary sebelius. six months after being taken offline because of mistakes, city speed cameras are not ready to begin issuing tickets. the city does not have a date when the program, which was the largest in north america will be up and working. the speed cameras were shut down because of accuracy problems. the city council and the cameras generate millions in citations in tickets. they say belt tightening will make up the shortfall. allegedly giving students cookies laced with marijuana.
several became sick last week, after eating cookies made with pot. according to our media partner, the baltimore sun, a search warrant of mr. tatum's home uncovered a 38-caliber revolver, within reach of his children. 48-year-old clyde tatum is being held on $358,000 bond. they call him the dine and dasher. a man is in jail tonight, for scheming baltimore restaurants out of hundreds of dollars. police say he does the unthinkable to get out of his tab. wjz is live at the inner harbor. rochelle ritchie explains the elaborate scheme. >> reporter: well, vic, he's been doing this for three years. according to baltimore city police, he pretends to have a seizure, falls out, all to avoid paying for his food. >> baltimore city police have dubbed him the dine-and dasher. huhis real name is andrew palmer. he likes a good meal but doesn't like the bill. >> we've had a number of incidents where an individual
pretonights to be sick in order to not pay for his food. >> reporter: he ordered beer, a sub and pizza. >> we were getting the money together to bring up to the office and he had no money to pay his bill. it was a $50 tab. >> reporter: once the bill came, the manager said calmer told her a sob story about how three men robbed him, prior to him coming into the restaurant. >> knowingly came to the restaurant and ordered $50 worth of stuff, knowing that he had no money. >> reporter: palmer was arrested but this isn't the only restaurant snubbed. she has a pallet for more expensive steaks. too. lost out on more than $150, after palmer collapsed on the ground, pretending to have a seizure, to avoid paying for his four blue moons, one chicken picata, one split lobster, three bacardi lots, one strawberry blond, and to top it all off, a cup of
coffee, costing more than $160. paramedics upon called to the restaurant. police say he was taken to the hospital, where doctors found no evidence of a seizure. restaurant managers say when businesses are stiffed, the servers end up losing, too. >> sometimes, when a table walks out on their bill, the server ends up having to pick up the tab. >> reporter: and palmer has pled guilty to petty theft, at least eight times. he is now in baltimore city jail. his meal behind bars, comes with a $1500 bail. i'm rochelle ritchie, wjz eyewitness news. >> rochelle, thank you. and many of palmer's cases involve theft under $100, which carries a light penalty. and in some cases, little to no jail time. rainy morning makes way for a sunny afternoon. outside now, the skies are mostly clear. the air is mild. bob turk is updating the first warning weather conditions. >> it was clear about an hour ago. but it's cloudud 7 in the last hour. we have fog and low clouds. temperature-wise right now. the temperature and dew point
are getting closer, which means a good chance we'll see fog later on. 59 now. 63 in d.c. 64 in hagerstown. there's more sun and clear skies west of us. from baltimore east now, seemed to have clouded up just in the last hour or so. this morning, with a little rain. only about a tenth of an inch around the airport. 44 degrees. 53 and mild this morning in d.c. and you think that's mild, we're going to get even warmer tomorrow because of high pressure sitting off the east coast. the winds go right back to the south and southwest. temperatures tomorrow, up into the low 70s. that rain and wind you see will be here. but not until very, very late tomorrow night. and during the morning on friday. probably ending by early afternoon friday. it will be wet in the morning. and kind of windy. but looks like tomorrow night, the trick or treaters should be just fine. warm and breezy. vic? >> okay, bob. thank you. a roster shakeup from the ravens as they hit the practice field in preparation for sunday in cleveland.
wjz is live at the training facility in owings mills. coach john harbaugh threatened to cut players. if that's what it takes to make the team better. today, he came through on that the ravens hope they're about to start a new phase to the season. better ahead as they come off their bye week. and they believe that as the weather turns cooler, they're going to heat up. >> back to work, after a bye week. extra time to ponder a three-4 record. a losing mark doesn't sit well with the super bowl champions. and they're focused on fixing it, starting sunday at cleveland. >> we know -- we know what time of year it is. you know, i think coach harbaugh will tell you we built this team on november and december football. to obviously have a chance to play in january. >> the sky is the limit for us.
you could see the plays we have, the guys we have. we gotta make that jump. it's now or never. >> it's the second half of the season. it's our opportunity to become what we're going to become as a football team. we're always chasing that. we're not going to be perfect on sunday. but we need to be our best right now and hope that will be good enough. but i really believe that we can be a great football team. >> reporter: in the six seasons that john harbaugh has been the head coach, this is the latest in the season that the ravens have had a losing record. and they returned from the bye, after losing their last two games. >> after a loss, you're always, you know, eager to get back out into the field. but i think our outlook on things is pretty good. and you know, we're just excited to get back out there just like we are every week. >> reporter: all 53 ravens on the roster practiced today. harbaugh says it's the healthier the team has been all season long. coming up next in sports, we're going to hear more team reaction to the cuts of michael
huff and marcus spears. >> you can see the game sunday at 4:15. live here on wjz. well, still to come tonight on wjz's eyewitness news. i knew. a true hero. the widow of a schoolteacher, killed by a student, speaks for the first time. his final words to his wife. rising water. vanishing land. i'm tim williams with more on how climate change is placing parts of maryland in the cross hairs coming up. there's a new way to fight alcohol abuse on college campuses. i'm linh bui, coming up on wjz, maryland schools get together to end excessive drinking. and it might rain its way to sun and milder weather. but what about halloween? bob is updating the first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,
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it's mostly cloudy and 69 degrees now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. drinking on college campuses is a big problem across the country and here in maryland as well. linh bui explains how maryland colleges are coming together to fight excessive drinking. linh? >> it's all about working together. universities say they can accomplish more by working together and also working with the community. >> reporter: it's common in
almost every campus. >> take a load off, and have a few beers or drinks. >> reporter: but excessive drinking is a major problem. in maryland, one in five college students shows signs of alcohol abuse. >> you will always have some excessich drinking at -- excessive drinking at universities. >> alcohol has gotten to be too much of a part of the college experience, when we're seeing 1800 deaths a year, 600,000 unintentional injuries, close to 100,000 rapes and sexual assaults. >> reporter: most maryland universities have alcohol education programs and basic training, but this collaborative takes it a step further. >> schools target students, parents and the surrounding ar. dot exist in bubbles. they're right next to communities. we've got to work with the communities to reduce the level
of risk from alcohol use. >> reporter: the collaborative will provide public health expertise and help assess which strategies work for each campuses. >> college drinking will go on. we can't make that go away. but we can help empower them to do it a little bit smarter. >> reporter: the collaborative will also host intensive training sessions. the next is scheduled for early november. reporting live, wjz eyewitness news. >> the university system of maryland and johns hopkins university host the collaborative. nearly a dozen other colleges participate. one million -- one year ago today, people were realizing the extent of the damage of super storm sandy. last night, ceanlds and flashlights lit up the jersey shore, as survivors paid their
respects to what was lost. wjz first warning weather team reveals, some parts of maryland will literally be under under water in a few decades. >> reporter: maryland's fragile coastline is vanishing. each wave. each high tide, carries a little more land, back bo into the water. >> there are fewer and fewer days that we have much of a beach at all. >> reporter: place the blame on claim change. -- climate change. wjz first warning weather finds the ripples cause the water to rise at an alarming rate. more than 3 1/2 feet by the end of this century. >> what's interesting about maryland, that rise is occurring three times faster than that of other locations. >> denise hoff is watching it disappear before her eyes. now, every storm steals more of
her land. >> without a bulk head, this is the type of erosion we would get. start in a small area, and work its way back. >> reporter: maryland has the fourth largest coastline in the continental united states. which has more vulnerable to rising water. >> here in maryland, portions of the coastline are sinking, while at the same time, sea level is rising. >> reporter: wjz obtained these maps of maryland, showing how much land would be lost. much of lower ocean city and dorchester county woon under water. the department of natural resources is focused on dealing with this problem. >> flooding today, that we see on a more frequent basis in communities like chrisfield or annapolis, or fells point could really be the high tide that we see in the future on a daily basis. >> reporter: fiefortz warning weather reveals nearly 600 acres of land in maryland erodes every year. already 13 islands in the chesapeake bay have been lost, including holland island, where this house once stood, now washed away by the rising tide.
>> the lower eastern shore of maryland is prance our most vulnerable. chrisfield, maryland, for example, is above sea level. >> reporter: long term that is bad news for maryland. by the end of the century, with the water projected to rise more than three feet. crisfield will wash away. and for homeowners like denise, it's only a matter of time before they'll be under water. >> water levels have risen to the point, where when we get a high tide, it's mostly to the top of the wall and sometimes over. the water is going to go where it thes to go. there's no keeping it out. >> reporter: for first warning weather, tim williams, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, denise and her neighbors are doing what they can to fight the rising waters by raising their foundations and building up their bulk heads. the state is being proactive, limiting the spending of tax dollars in areas at high risk of flooding. >> no flooding tonight. just mild temperatures. look at these readings right now. it's going to stay warm as well. 59, east/southeast winds at 7.
overnight. that will keep temperatures up cop paired to -- compared recently. light wind, east flow, coming off the thrntzic ocean -- atlantic ocean. with light winds overnight. we'll probably see scattered fog forming. there's warm air to the south of us. look at this. 73, 74. this mild air ised hading in our general direction. most of the east coast will be pretty mild. to the west, it's a lot colder. it's actually moderated quite a bit. but much colder air going to move in here for let's say the weekend into early income week. that's when it's going to get chilly once again. or back somewhat below normal. in the meantime, a little rain this morning, moving mainly south of us. but the system out to the west does have a lot of cloud cover. with it, shower activity. looks like the speed of it will probably not get here until after midnight tomorrow night. halloween evening. looks like it will just be warm with winds out of the south. and it will be breezy. that's one thing we know. getting to to be quite windy. because this low pressure is spinning around quite a bit.
draggingdragging that warm air. it will be breezy and mild thursday night and into friday before the rain ends sometime early afternoon friday. and then it begins to slowly cool down and clear out by friday afternoon or evening. south winds on the bay, 10 to 15 knots. small craft advisory. bay temp, around 59 degrees. tonight, then, mild night. 53 with fog in some areas. and under mostly cloudy skies. 72 degrees tomorrow. really, really mild. and kind of sticky, actually. humid. and sun and breezy. late tomorrow night. that's when the showers arrived, probably ending early friday afternoon. >> thank you, stir. still to come on eyewitness news. phone tapping. wait until you hear who the nsa is accused of spying on today. >> baltimore underrated? that's what the business and technology is saying about charm city. i'm christie ileto. to explain when wjz returns. keeping those private
here are some of the stories people are talking about tonight. and a new twist in the growing espionage controversy. there are claims today that the u.s. spied on the vatican. as alfonso alphonso van marsh reports, foreign leaders calling for an investigation. >> the vatican says it is not worried that the u.s. spied on cardinals as they prepared for an election in march. they say the security agency listened in to telephone calls in and out of the vatican. the latest allegation comes as spain's prime minister joins a growing list of allies, furious with washington for spying on world leaders. if true, he says, this activity is inappropriate and unacceptable. >> they say they tracked more than 60 million phone calls in just one month. >> it is frustrating. >> german chancellor has
investigated reports that the u.s. has been monitoring her cell phone for years. alphonso van marsh, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, the vatican says if the allegations are true, it is an embarrassing blow. guards of federal buildings do not have trainings to respond to shootings at the washington navy yard. mary is live in the newsroom with more. >> reporter: the federal protective serve are has an active shooter program. but does not have a system to make sure its guards are certified. former navy reservist, aaron alexis. he was eventually fatally shot by police. guards at federal facility the are not federal law enforcement officers. and they are not expected to pursue a shooter unless the building is in a remote area, or no one else is able to come quickly. back to you, vic. >> the homeland security is calling on federal protective
services to immediately identify guards who have not been trained and provide them with training. well, for the first time, the widow of the nevada middle schoolteacher who gave his own life to savers is speaking out. sharon lansbury's husband, michael, was killed in a shooting at sparks middle school in reno. he died trying to convince a 12- year-old boy to drop his weapon. before he left for work, the morning of the shooting, michael said these final words to his wife. >> have a good day, my beautiful wife. i can't wait to be home with you and go for our walk. i love you. >> on sunday, michael will receive a 21 of-gun salute, as family and friends celebrate his life and love for community and country. people who post explicit images on the internet of their exlovers could soon face consequences. it's called revenge porn. and a bill makes it a felony.
political reporter pat warren has more. >> reporter: ann marie became a victim when her exposted pictures of her on a website. >> it was mostly emotional. i had a suicide attempt after this happened twice to me, once in 2010 and once in 2011. the second time, i felt so helpless and hopeless. i felt, this is my wife and there is no escaping this. it has taken me a long time to escape that. >> baltimore delegate is leading the charge. >> this is about people exposing others, putting others in harm's way, jeopardizing their reputation. >> the bill makes it illegal to post explicitly -- explicit photos. grace's law is passed to
protect minors from cyber bullying. in another bill, they will consider taking down facebook posts that are damaging to others. and marie is now a cyber advocate. >> the damages can be severe. but still, we have to stand strong and stand together. >> reporter: the penalty for a felony conviction would be up to five years in prison and a $25,000 fine. i'm pat warren reporting. now back to you on tv hi. >> new jersey did california have laws against revenge porn. are thes have similar measures. time for a look at the baltimore sun. six months after the city took its speed cameras offline, mayor stephanie rawlings-blake says the system is still not working. more and more halloween partygoers these days are turning to professional makeup artists artists to perfect their costumes. and more on the ravens cutting two veterans today, to make room for two practice squad players who are expected to contribute immediately. february this stories and more,
read the baltimoreun. to read the wjz-- baltimore sun, read the baltimore sun. christie ileto explains, it's ranked the 8th mest underrated city for young people. >> reporter: baltimore, home to winning sports teams. movies like "hair spray ." and our crab cuisine. we are now rated 8th for most underrated cities. >> i like where i live. there's a lot of students there. and the shopping is not bad either. >> food. foody person. there's a lot to eat here. and quite enough places to hang out. >> reporter: rankings are based on things like large music venues. and bars for capita. it has a large transportation and singles population. >> reporter: and baltimore ranking higher in cities like
miami and d.c. and time with new york. -- tying with new york. >> it's nice to see that people outside the city understand why so many people are moving into the city. >> reporter: and wednesday's list comes after baltimore is named for a second year in a row by forbes as the 7th most dangerous city in the u.s. but even with that unfavorable mark, the latest ranking is one that spotlights the best of baltimore that many don't know about. >> reporter: and philadelphia tops this year's list. in baltimore, christie ileto, wjz eyewitness news. >> businesses, diners said they conducted the study, because too often, they are focused on qualities of well that focus on demographic. still to come on eyewitness news. >> ma'am, are you okay? >> hail the hero. how a bus driver saved a woman from jumping off a bridge in buffalo, new york. >> i'm alex demetrick. coming up, a $50,000 gift to marylanders to grow oysters. that story as eyewitness news continues.
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third dui. confrontation with police. drunk driver on the run, from police, crashes at a high rate of speed, going the wrong way. this is real time video from the sheriff's deputy's dash camera. the airborne car flies right into the deputy's windshield. the driver was going at least 110 miles per hour, when he lost control. a metro bus driver is being called a hero tonight, for helping a distraught young woman. darnell barton was on his regular route, when he saw a young woman, standing on a narrow edge, outside the railing above the expressway. he stopped the bus and started speaking with her. barton put his arm around her and helped bring her back over the guardrail. he believes it was fate. >> i felt like i did what i was supposed to do over time, i'm a football guy. you stand on the bench. the coach calls a number. you gotta go in and plic a
play. you got -- make a play. you gotta go in and do what the play calls for. that's what i did. >> after the call for help, the passengers on bus gave barton a standing ovation for his actions. a big gap in what is known about the risk of concussions in youth sports. researchers are calling to track sports-related concussions and determine the best way to prevent them. football, hockey, lacrosse, wrestling, lacrosse, and soccer, are associated with the highest rates of conunited concussions. a cyclist has a near-death experience and it's caught on trape. take a lock. a large tree is top teled by powerful winds. and it just misses a cyclist riding by. he veers out of the way. look at this. at the last second. and the tree missed him by inches. let there be light. one small town in norway spends six months of the year without direct sunlight because it's at
the bottom of the valley. but the town came up with a solution for that. they bought three huge mirrors that follow the sun and renect down into the town square. studies show that sunlight helps people battle depression and improves their mood. if we can see the city square, people have their sunglasses out. >> it worked. >> there it is. >> i always thought we do that to bring the cold canadian air. they could do it with mirrors. we could try it with fans. >> let me know when that goes through. >> when it feels cooler. scott pelley has a preview of the cbs evening news. there's evidence now that the federal healthcare website has security flaws. late today, the president took ownership of the problems. and we'll have what he said tonight on the cbs evening news. and here's a look at tonight's closing numbers from wall street. we'll be right back. we all have our little tricks.
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way tonight, tomorrow, and into friday. but there's rain headed our way as well. tomorrow, we'll see clouds, should sun late tomorrow night. probably some showers. probably after midnight. so the evening should be mild and breezy for your trick or treaters. on friday morning, rain in the area. probably ending around noon to 1:00. and clearing out later on. 74, down to 50. so a mild end of the week. cooler on saturday, but still pretty nice. 66/44. cooler on sunday, and a cooler yet on monday, with sun and some clouds. denise? >> thank you, bob. a program growing in popularity received a cash infusion to keep oysters growing. alex demetrick reports issue the money comes from chickens. >> reporter: perdue farms is a poultry powerhouse on the eastern shore. and not without critics when it comes to chicken manure. full of nitrogen, it's a fertilizer. also perfect for feeding algae
when it washes off the land. algae is also what oysters eat. >> we've got to put the moisture back in the bay. you can't run a car without oil. you can't run this without the filter. we need the filter. >> reporter: so perdue is giving $50 million to the grow oysters program. >> we grow about 100,000 oysters a year. >> he is supplied with cages which he hangs off his dock. on those are babies raise in the lab. >> they are moved to protected sanctuaries and a long-term goal. >> to leave them alone. so they can become resistant to disease and finally repopulate the bay. >> it started with 178 growers on one waterway. today, it's up to 1800 on 30 waterways who have raised 6 million oysters. the reason why is a common one. >> the bay is very important to us. so we want to make sure we do our part to help keep the bay
clean. >> reporter: alex demetrick, wjz uns. -- eyewitness news. >> now, the volunteers who grow out oysters are just one part of an ongoing effort involving federal and state agencies which have planted over 4 billion oysters in maryland's sanctuaries. >> that's a lot. sure is. ravens release a couple of veterans as they get ready to face the browns on sunday. mark is live at the team's training facility, with reaction to the roster move. that's next i,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
a little shakeup as we start the second half of the football season. >> mark is here now with the wjz the fan sports report. live from the ravens training facility. mark? >> coming out of the bye week, ray rice was among the players who said it's time for the ravens to start a new chapter. that chapter will begin without two veteran players on defense are who were cut today. safety huff and lineman spears were sent packing. huff joined the ravens as a free agent. before the ravens signed a contract. he started just one game and was phased out of the defense. spears also joined the ravens as a free agent before this season. he signed a two-year contract. but he started just one game and was slowed by a knee injury.
ravens players reacting to the cut today. >> reporter: well, the message is, win. plain and simple. i mean, if you don't get your job done, you know, they're going to find somebody else that can get it done. and in case of michael and marcus, they felt it was in the best interest of the team to move forward. whether you agree or disagree with it, doesn't really matter. i have decisions to make. and we've got to move forward with that and go about the business of getting our job done on the field, which is football games. >> safeties brendan and omar, called up from the practice squad to fill the roster spots after today's cut. these changes come as they face the browns. coming up on sunday. and it's a game you can see here on wjz. coverage kicks off at 4:15. let's talk baseball, as the world series resumes in boston tonight. the red sox need one more win over the st. louis cardinals to take the title. red sox slugger david ortiz is
having a world series for the record books. he has 11 hits and 15 at bats. three hits in each of the past two games. both were boston victories that have the sox up three games to two in the series. the cardinals pitchers can't seem to get them out, as ortiz raises an amazing world series hot streak. >> just put an amazing swing on the ball. and it comes through. we have plenty of hitters in this line of paperwork to do some damage and come through. >> john lackey will be boston's starting pitcher in game 6. at fenway park tonight. he pitched one inning of relief back in game 4. st. louis is going with rookie starter michael whacka, again at game 6, boston, fenway park. college basketball to pass along a bad break for the university of maryland. starting point guard, seth allen, suffered a broken left foot in practice. he's going to be sidelined for at least two months.
allen averaged 8 points a game as a freshman last season. he's going to have surgery in baltimore tomorrow. the terps open their regular season, one week from this friday, when they play the university of connecticut. and finally, a retirement announcement for long-time nba guard, allen iverson. ee officially ends his playing career at a press conference in philadelphia today. iverson played 15 seasons, most of them with the sixers. he was an 11-time all-star. 2001 was voted the league's most valuable player. iverson ranges 19th on the nba all-time scoring list with more than 24,000 career points. we'll have more on the ravens and their preparations for their game against the cleveland browns, coming up tonight at 11:00. back to you for now. >> thank you very much, mark. and we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
miss the prime time lineup. followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. some maryland students enjoy a day at the white house with the first lady for the annual fall harvest. michelle obama joins students from various schools, including magnolia elementary from joppa. the first lady is promoting marketing healthy food to kids. the white house honored schools that offered healthy snacks for children. afterwards, the children did some gardening. well, oprah winfrey is having a yard sale in santa barbara. about 4,000 people are expected to rummage through the multimillionaire's belongings to find treasures. but those those treasures won't come cheap. prices start at $150,000. proceeds will benefit the oprah winfrey leadership academy foundation. >> no crockpot is going to be out there. >> no. that
mel tonight, maybe it's a good thing it's broken now it's federal health care website has security flaws. today the president took ownership -- >> i take full responsibility for making sure it gets fixed asap. >> pelley: a top official adopted a new description. >> accountable for the debacle. >> pelley: nancy cordes is on capitol hill. sharyl attkisson learned details of the prelaunch test that failed. does head gear in youth football and soccer prevent concussions? dr. john lapook has maim or new study. christians are persecuted in egypt. their churches torched. marissa ward investigates. and in this town the sun doesn't rise above the ridge. now mark phillips reports thanks to a clever trick winter is is he bright they have to wear shades. ♪ captioning sponsored by cbs
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