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the yankees. door-to-door burglaries. that's the only way to describe what's going on in one anne arundel community called boulevard park. it has police frustrated and residents locking down and staying up all night. brian kuebler with a burglar playing catch me if you can with anne arundel police. >> reporter: boulevard park was still one of those small close communities where people still felt they could leave their windows and doors open. in less than a month's time they are changing. >> this is our life-style. now it's been invaded. >> you feel like there's a loss of security here? >> definitely a also of security, especially from the people who have been robbing. >> reporter: there's been an aston knishing 15 burglaries in
-- astonishing 15 burglaries. it shows how close these victims are. >> my neighbor directly behind me got robbed. i have not been able to sleep, about a couple hours a night. i pace from window to window looking out. >> reporter: some homes have been hit more than once, leading police to believe this is the same suspect who's incredibly familiar with this neighborhood and the routines of the people who live here, a catch me if you can type of case that's been going on for three weeks. >> similar methodology, and they've been taking place and we believe this indivual is familiar with the community. >> reporter: local enough to know the layout and landscape of this development, making use of the treeline for quick getaways much the suspect is eluding and frustrating police. a presice burglary spree --
precise burglary spree. >> we used to leave them unlocked and now we don't. now we put extra locks. >> reporter: quite a change in life-style? >> yes. >> reporter: the times in boulevard park have finally changed. >> the neighborhood association has a meeting planned next monday at 7:30 at the community clubhouse. anne arundel police are expected to be there. the developers of a proposed slots casino in baltimore giving us our first look at plans for a high quality high dollar facility. construction is exspecsed -- expected to begin next summer. the two-story building on russell street will have a 100,000 square feet of gaming space and they plan to hire 1200 employees as well as attracting businesses from all over the
country. >> the great part of being a part of a larger organization with caesar's entertainment is we have a large database across the country that we can draw from and increase tourism. >> baltimore is openly supporting question 7 on the november ballot that would legalize table games in maryland as well a adding a sixth casino in prince george's county. it says it will bring in more businesses and another 500 jobses. we want to take you live out at camden yards where the fans are getting ready for tonight's game against the blue jays. let's hope the fans don't get rained on. let's check in on the man with the answer, mike masco. how about today, a beautiful day. 68 yesterday. 73 degrees. 72 toward frederick. d.c., 75. we've noticed the dew point starting to rise.
that's an indication more moisture is coming into play. we're tracking a few showers through the ohio valley. that's what's going to come in during the course of the evening. going to the game, 68 degrees. increasing clouds, gentle breeze, between 5 and 10. through the evening 66. the clouds are in place, 64. i think the showers hold off until after midnight. we'll time out the arrival of some of the downpours. the roller coaster ride continues for the o's, so does the festive feel in camden yards. jamie, fans have been excited, electric and we have still about an hour until game time. >> all of the bo. i want to introduce you to my friend san day. she's not an antique but everything she is wearing is.
that has got to be 25 years old. >> at least. it's loved. >> reporter: look at the floppy hat. go down to the socks. >> they're my jock socks. >> reporter: how old are those. >> as old as the shirt. >> reporter: tom mcann's? >> yes. >> reporter: take the floppy hat off. who does your hair? >> studio 1612. >> reporter: they do it orange or is this natural? >> i don't know what color it is for real anymore. >> reporter: isn't this fun? >> i'm loving baltimore. >> reporter: all right. get inside. let's show you what we can see inside at orioles park in camden yards. buck show walter was out there in center field, making sure we know the importance of winning
tonight. joe saunders for us. adam laffey. the orioles are a game and a half out of first place behind the new york yankees. should the orioles and yankees tie for the eastern division, we could play that game in baltimore. there's so many different scenarios. listen, you are running out of time to capital of orioles at the yards, especially if you didn't get your playoff tickets when they went on sale on saturday. the team said they sold out with the wild card game. now, with the sellout crowds, that means the games that you want to see, you have to go to the aftermarket seral -- seller.
we'll talk about the big business of bogus tickets. we'll let you know on what the scammers do to make them and what the team is doing to protect you. >> anytime there's a greater demand for any sporting event, you'll seat potential for fraud. >> reporter: we'll break down the red flag you need to know about and the ticket sources you can trust. you're showing off your orange pride. orange pride, baby. look at this. he's got an orange -- no, no. we're taping this right now. where are you from? >> maryland. >> oar where? >> perry hall. >> reporter: never hard of it. it's going to be a good walkup crowd. go to abc2news.com.
put on pictures like that for maryland and perry hall. we'll have a good time doing that. the scalpers are across the street. for the first time in years they said they're making money. they want to know if you have tickets. >> get orioles buck showalter to smile. >> we'll see you tonight. >> another story we've been following, a big step forward in the recover vi of a baltimore woman who was paralyzed from the neck down after a shooting that happened earlier this year. christian schaffer has more. chris, we know you've been following it. shaunice singletary's story has inspired many. today at johns hopkins, the company out of massachusetts present shaunice with one of
their computers. the cost of the equipment would have been more than $8,000. it allows her to do all kinds of activities online, make phone calls and send text messages just by moving her eyes. >> it helps me to be able to communicate with my family. >> reporter: the shooting happened earlier this year along northern parkway. police said they zoo know why the shooting happened. shaunice talked about the shooting and her reaction to it. we'll have more coming up on abc2 news at 11. >> thanks a lot. the nfl react to the replacement rest of. prescription drugs can be just as harmful as the legal
welcome back live to camden yards where we're about 45 minutes away from the first pitch tonight. while our sports world are focusing on the game, thursday it's football and it's the ravens against the cleveland browns right across the street. after that mess, man, in seattle last night, seems like the focus
for fans, players and coaches alike is when the refs will screw up. even the league admitted there have been mistakes. as don harrison found out, it has everybody disgusted with the replacements. >> reporter: we're back live at camden yards. the game time is 7:05. it will be another great crowd. we're closing in on the 2 million mark. a game and a half in front of the oakland a's and the wild
card. jamie costello, abc2 news. a government report finds good news when it comes to prescription drug abuse. among young adults use is down. the study show as 14% drop for 18 to 25-year-olds last year. public education initiatives and drug monitoring programs are being credited for the decline. the fight against the west nile virus continues in baltimore county. mosquitoes carry west nile, transmitting it into humans through bites. most people with west nile present with mild flu symptoms. people in the area should stay indoors during the spraying. it will take place after 7:30 tomorrow night as long as the weather is decent.
if you're in the market for a home, you know that prices are creching up. recently released data shows the average price of homes in major markets are at a nine-year high. average home prices went up 1.6% between june and july, returning prices to their best level in nine years. the price increase is being credited to record low mortgage rates and tighter supply of homes that are available for sale. >> let's take you out to the yard. a few of the clouds drifting in as forecasted. got a great cloud down there. lots of orange. seems like they can hear us. got people waving at us. you're on tv. we're dealing with a really nice skyline. 73 degrees at bwi. humidity is in check at 4% that.
southerly wind, that's a big difference. northerly wind, that brought cool temperatures. it's going to come close to 80 degrees, sunset a shade off. let's take you to chesapeake beach. we'll be talking about mostly clear skies with the clouds coming in pretty quickly. here's the shot in bel air. watch how some of the clouds come in, temperatures in the 70s. havre de grace looking great. temperature right around 70 degrees. you can see the clouds coming in. here's the shot downtown, inner harbor camera showing us a really good looking skyline and a mild afternoon. we made it to 74 degrees. 74 is the normal number. we're on par for our mrmal average. the record is 97 degrees. 73 in town. 75 in d.c. notice cool skies overhead. much of the evening clear skies. here come the clouds.
the plan are reflects the clouds, 66 degrees. it's mild through the 11:00 hour. a few of the spotty showers as we go into the 7:00 hour. this ishe general setup. high pressure is still in control just off the massachusetts coastline. that's bringing in the southerly winds. here come the thin veil of clouds. that stays toward our south. we're going to see more wet weather move along the stationary front boundary. 8 degrees at this hour. chicago at 76. some milder air will come up the eastern seaboard. we'll see some cooler air start to tap in as we head toward the weekend. so a warm day tomorrow. southerly winds are in play. the clouds, they're also in. that cold front comes in during the course of your wednesday afternoon. thursday, right now indications are a blend of sunshine and
clouds. that will allow for our daytime highs to get into the 70s. the question is does this front come back toward the north as we head into friday and the weekend. the indications are, that's the potential. so here's the forecast model. a few of the spotty showers coming in. tomorrow morning's commute, you'll run into a spot shower. there's going to be showers that push in late in the afternoon on wednesday going into wednesday evening before this front starts to shift toward the south. in terms of what to expect future temperature wise, into the 60s. 64 at 11:00. your overnight lows much mild per in comparison to last night. temperatures tomorrow lower 80s in many locations. d.c. around 84 degrees. it's going to be a mild afternoon as we segue into the and of the week. turning cloudy with the showers. i think the showers come in
after midnight but it's a mild night. last night we hit 46. your two-degree guarantee goss 8 -- goes to 81. got the ravens. get commit for the low. right around the ravens game i think we'll be well into the 60s. not really fall-like weather. friday 76, spotty showers. they'll be watching a coastal system going into the weekend. some models say we'll get drenched. other models say spotty showers. indications are we'll see a few showers. 72 on sunday. next week looks good. we'll take a look at some new models. we'll let you know if there will be heavy rain. right now i'm leaning toward the shower variety. >> we'll take showers, better
than sw. thanks a lot, mike. at sundown the jewish holiday of yom kippur begins. with the day of atonement and reflection, many will congregate and pray. yom kip purpose end -- yom kippur ends tomorrow. take a lins. this is what they will be talking about tonight. >> we'll tell you what it took to wen -- win one of these coming up on the list. >> here's what's coming up tonight on abc2.
before we go, let's take a look at what we're working on. cutting your waist line and cutting your budget at the same time. tonight abc2 works for you. we'll go shopping with a registered dietitian to see how you can eat healthy without banking the -- breaking the bank. >> all right. it's comfortable out there, 70s.
a little dinner outside. >> or the game. >> or the game. let's take a look at temperatures. 73 degrees. yesterday it was 62. we are making good progress in the temperature department. clouds in place. a mild 66 degrees. the clouds will be in here right around the 11:00. abc2 news at 11. showers sneak in by tomorrow. 81 tomorrow. it is going to feel more like summer. >> a bounceback. >> exactly. we're back into the 70s for thursday and friday. a couple of scattered showers for friday. ravens game looks good. boston in town. talk about the wet weather for the weekend. we'll get some new model runs so check us out. >> before that "dancing with the stars" from 8 to 10:00, private prtice and us at 11:00. thank you for joining us. we'll see you tonight at 11:00. have a great evening.
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