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super bowl power outage. eyewitness news starts now. hi. i'm kai jackson. and i'm mary bubala. here's what people are talking b. >> that's right. a massive, possibly historic blizzard is poised to dump possibly feet of snow from new york to maine. the dangerous winter storm could bring winds up to 75 miles per hour. in connecticut alone, a state of emergency is already in effect. and the snow is beginning to accumulate on roads as well as sidewalks. people are being warned to stay inside and off the roads. further north, light snow is falling in massachusetts, where they are expected to get the brunt of this storm. amtrak is suspending its northeast corridor service between newark and boston. that's going to affect thousands of people. and airlines have canceled thousands of flights through tomorrow. here at home, that same storm system is bringing us
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rain. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are tracking this large system. >> large and really, really going to be a very, very disastrous storm in some locations. look at this on radar. looks like a hurricane actually. it's a deep area of low pressure, well offshore now. heading up toward eastern section, new england off nantucket. right now, it's 32 off boston. they have wet snow there. 33 in providence. new york around 33 degrees. they're getting a heavy, wet snow, this is going to bring power lines down in that region. for you, a little light band of shower activity. maybe snow flakes coming in the next hour or two. for us, generally what we're looking at are wind issues, later on late tonight through tomorrow morning. wednesday's storm wraps up. we could get wind gusts overnight into tomorrow morning. but it's been mild. still 42 degrees here. the only really cooler spots out to the west, where there may be accumulations out in the mountain areas. might see some flurry
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activities here. really don't expect much in the way of accumulation. the ground is pretty wet. and right now, it's pretty warm. tim has a look at the utback and the storm -- outback and this storm. >> as bob mentioned, the moisture is moving the real punch, the bulk of it is moving up new england offshore. we have been watching the northerly portion that moved across the great lakes. and the one that moved up the shore earlier. they're all starting to meet now. it's going to cause the travel shutdowns and definitely potential problems for areas as far in as just around new jersey and up the coast. but we're looking at roughly 6 to 12 inches around new york. then up to about 3 feet of snow up around the providence area, just up near boston. that is why this storm is considered so historic. they get a lot of snow there, but not in this amount in this type of timing so quickly. it's going to hit them tonight. certainly, nothing as big a
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problem for us. we're looking at some rain and flurry activity before the night is out. bob will have your updated first warning forecast and so will i. as tim said and the national weather service says, this type of storm doesn't come along that often in that area. first warning weather coverage continues. marley hall reports for wjz, from harford, connecticut. >> reporter: the icy sleet that hit new york city is turning into a full-blown snowstorm this evening. by tomorrow, new york could be buried under a foot of snow. >> keep moving. that's how new york is. >> reporter: another storm from the northwest, creating a wintry do you believe--- double- whammy. coastal residents still recovering from super storm sandy, are preparing for hurricane force winds and surges. residents started to clear the first few inches of snow this afternoon. they're expecting two feet.
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connecticut's governor declared a state of emergency. >> do yourself and the state a favor and stay off the highways. >> reporter: some gas stations in connecticut ran out of fuel as people prepared for the storm. here in harford, people are filling gas cans to run their generators, in case their power goes out. >> reporter: ed hernandez filled up his power truck today. >> running now. looking at 60, plus 100 yesterday. >> reporter: parts of massachusetts, including boston, could get 3 feet of snow. >> we expect up to 2 to 3 inches of accumulation per hour, making for extremely dangerous conditions. >> reporter: in maine, the stormy weather caused a 19-car pileup, with no serious injuries. >> reporter: amtrak trains stopped running north of new york city today. many airports across new england of shut down. and thousands of flights are canceled. in harford, connecticut, marley hall, wjz eyewitness news. >> and wjz is always on. for weather watches and
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warnings in -- and your updated first warning forecast, log onto any time. robert gladden is accused of shooting a fellow student at perry hall high. gladden was 15 years old when he was arrested. today, a judge decides if he should be tried as a juvenile or an adult. vic is in the newsroom with more. >> gladden will be charged in the attempted first-degree murder at the cafeteria at perry hall high school. it happened august 27th. prosecutors say gladden fired a shotgun at a lunch table, where several students were sitting. 17-year-old daniel borowy was sitting there. the lawyer says he needs mental health treatment, not imprisonment. >> daniel borowy is back at school. the manhunt continues for dorner. he is the ex-cop wanted for shooting and killing several people.
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misare fighting the bitter cold and the chilling fact that dorner may also be hunting for them. >> reporter: police are checking cars in a snowstorm east of los angeles for accused killer christopher dorner. his burned-out pickup truck was found in the big bear area on thursday. s.w.a.t. teams are using snowcaps to reach remote areas. >> it's about 8 square miles is what we're searching. there's about 200 empty cabins that we're going to check, one by one, using our s.w.a.t. guys. >> reporter: the former lapd officer and navy reservist is wanted for murdering three people, including one police officer. in a rambling manifesto, posted online, dorner declared war on law enforcement. >> extremely dangerous. i explained to them to be very careful. but our folks are highly trained. >> reporter: the lapd fired dorner in 2008. he accused a fellow officer of using excessive force in the field. but the department ruled dorner was lying. police say dorner's first victims were monica kwan and
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her fawnsz. she's the daughter of the lapd who represented dorner during his disciplinary hearings. authorities are now guarding dozens of potential targets listed on dorner's manifesto. they're not certain the 33-year- old suspect is still in the big bear area. and admit the burned-out truck could be an elaborate diversion, or a trap. bigad shaban, wjz eyewitness news. >> and southern california police are searching. police have found the body of a 2-year-old child in a land fill. 25-year-old chelsea booth is charmed in the first- and second-degree murder in the death of her daughter cassidy. police found the body after searching 25 tons of trash. booth is being held without bail. we now know the cause of the super bowl power outage. the new orleans utility entergy
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says an incorrect setting on a relay is to blame. it cut lights to about half the stadium for thor minutes, -- 34 minutes, halting play between the baltimore ravens and the san francisco 49ers. hi, everyone. well, we are starting out with a lot of accidents there. trouble on 95 southbound. if you're traveling in that direction, we have an accident there at emerton road. other accidents include northbound richie highway at route 100. east patapsco at 9th street. york road at east northern parkway. and/or in reisterstown, franklin boulevard, at niko derm road. as far as delays are concerned, if you're traveling on the loop. it goes around to liberty road. and on the top side of the inner loop, still going to see a lot of brake lights in that direction. traffic begins to slow down from providence road and goes over to harford. let's take a live look. you can see, heavy traffic there, that's the inner loop at security boulevard. and we'll take a look at 695,
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it is 41 degrees and cloudy in central maryland right now. the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up.
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well, sisters turn a florida police station into a dance floor. the tourists from canada were arrested for public intoxication. that's when the women say they were roughed up by police. but the video -- the video shows them dancing. the judge fined the women and ordered them to serve community service. the officers are being cleared. okay. well, even snow plows sometimes succumb to bad weather. virginia state police say a driver in bedford county escaped some serious injury this morning when a snow plow ran off the road and flipped over. 2% say the plow was removing snow from the shoulder of the road when the blade hit a soft spot. as the tire sank, the driver lost control. the driver ran, as we see, off the road. this valentine's day, we won't have to kiss ourselves goodbye. that's because anast roadway will come very close on october 15th. as alex demetrick reports, it
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won't come close enough to hit. >> it's called dr2014. a not so scary name for a not large asteroid. will only take up half a football field. but what it lacks in size will make for in nearness. it be just 217 miles from earth. that put its inside the 22,000- mile high orbit. >> that's close. >> dr. james is the chief stvment. he says a 150-foot wide astroid is a drop in the bucket. >> that's pretty small. much bigger ones have impacted the earth in the last million years. >> last time was in siberia in 1908. it exploded on the way down, with the force of a couple of hydrogen bombs. leveling 800 square miles of forest. >> that's a small event. >> its orbit was calculated and
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double-checked. >> we know exactly where it's going to go. and it cannot hit the earth. >> coming as close as it does, gives scientists a rare chance to study an astroid. >> the possibility of understanding as it comes close is a scientific bonanza. >> reporter: one that won't come with a bang. alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. >> scientists say the asteroid, which weighs 130,000 tons, has only a slim chance of hitting a communications satellite. well, a nice end to the week on wall street. all the markets posted gains today. let's take a look. the dow is up 49. s&p up 9. and nasdaq up 29. let's go to cbs money watch. alexis christoforous has the money watch update. >> stocks snapped their recent losing streak, following a string of nonprofit reports.
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aol is reporting its first quarterly revenue growth in eight years. and quarterly profits that linked in, soared past wall street estimates. sources have nearly tripled since going public in the spring of 2011. the trade deficit fell nearly 21% in december to $26 billion. exports rose, while oil imports plunge. a narrower trade gap helps boost growth. because it means more companies spent overseas. the u.s. postal service lost $1.3 billion from october to december. capping a record year for the agency. earlier this week, the postal service said it would end saturday mail deliveries this summer. though it will continue to deliver packages six days a week. and mcdonald's said sales fell again last month. because of drops in demand and
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supply chains. that's your money watch. for more, go to in new york, i'm alexis christoforous. as many of you know, this sunday on cbs, the very best will compete for the grammys. we're looking at what is in the running for album of the year. tonight, the black keys el camino. album of the year. >> el camino by the black keys. >> they are these two guys. dan and pat. songwriters from akron, ohio. >> a dirty 70s, unintentional arena band. >> the black keys started as a two-piece garage blues band. >> plugging along at this, you know, minor league sort of successful indy level. and then when brothers came out in 2010, it just sort of blew
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them up. >> and the grammy goes to brothers. the black keys. >> congratulations are in order for the black keys. >> and they were good grammys. but they weren't at the top of the ballot. this year, though, in the big league. >> these are the nominees for this year's album of the year. el camino by the black keys. >> obviously the highest honor. >> their latest album, el camino, debuted at number 2 on the charts. >> it was definitely the black keys' biggest record. >> they really kind of modernized their sound quite a bit. >> they sold out madison square garden in just 15 minutes. >> and ray really were kind of the breakout rock and roll band of the last year. ♪ [ music ] ♪ >> we also want to congratulate all of tonight's grammy nominees! and we will see you at the grammys on february 10th. >> make sure to watch the grammys, hosted by ll cool j this sunday at 8:00. only on wjz. and check out our grammy
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section on tomorrow night, at 9:00, make sure to watch the grammys. will go on a death in the family. a never before seen, behind the scenes look at last year's show and the extraordinary effort to put together, just hours after whitney houst on know's death. >> can't forget that. that was a tough night. coming up on wjz's eyewitness news at 4:00. personal and sensitive correspondence from the bush family may be in the hands of hackers. i'm mike schuh at chase elementary. and the kids at this school are getting the thrill of their lives today. super bowl champion tory smith comes for a visit. the the story coming up next. we're enjoying normal february temperatures on a cloudy afternoon. but the blizzards hitting new york and new england may still bring some snow to our area. wjz 13 is always on. for the top stories on for instant updates and first warning weather all the time, click
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eye live look outside. we see our camera was delayed. >> can you turn on your wiper, please? >> yes. i will try to do that for you. i have total control from the air. maybe not. it's not on. but we definitely need it. if you're going to be out and about this evening. some showers. and just a quick observation. i'm noticing that mary is weaning herself from purple fridays. she got just as close as she could get, without being purple. >> right. >> it's like you wake up and you're like, so what now? >> i was i looked at my closet, and i was tempted to wear purple. but it needs a rest. >> a little rain moving through the region. and the heavier rain really beat up the eastern shore. but has now moved up and away. let's talk about the temperatures now. one of the real reasons we did not get any snow out of this, or any snow at all, is that our temperatures are well above freezing.
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we are at 41 degrees. average for this date is 43. 41 now. and we have 38 is your dew point. relative humidity at 88. northwest winds at 7 miles per hour. still keeping the cooler air over us. clouds most of the day. 29.74 your barometer reading. 36 now in cumberland and oakland. 42 on the shore. we have 39 over toward easton. 37 in rock hall. you see the temperatures are dropping. but coming down out of that 40- degree high or so. we are still in the mild air. so that mild air is going to dictate anything that comes down over the next few hours. even though we may get just a few flurries on the back edge of this storm. and it's moving up into new england. right now, the winds are coming in, settling from the northwest around 7 miles per hour. 15 in d.c. 13 from the northeast in elkton. we'll start to see the winds pick up. we have a wind advisory in effect from 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, through 6:00 p.m. and that's going to be really for the state. and that's going to be the storm moving out, high pressure trying to build in.
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we'll actually have nice, clear conditions tomorrow. but the winds will definitely pick up. around the area, well, we're in the 40s. we have 50s and 60s down to our south and southwest. 20s up toward detroit. that is the direction that the colder portion of the storm took. and that picked up some of the colder air. that could wrap around it as it starts to move away. but moisture is moving up and into new england. we're really missing any of that. as it starts to move in here, the last little bit, temperatures will drop, which means it will keep a flurry in the forecast. for the most part, we are not going to see anything too measurable out of this. we will see clearing for tomorrow and sunday. next chance of rain comes on monday. and that will be again a rain event. temperature around 50 degrees. high tide at fort mchenry. next at 5:16. gale warning in effect tonight. overnight lows down around 29 degrees. couple of showers around. if they come in while the temperatures are still dropping, we could see a flurry. mostly sunny and windy tomorrow.
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suns come out. winds pick up and kind of dries out. >> we're going to be dancing in the streets, watching new england deal with all of this snow. >> yes, we will. >> a lot. >> overwhelming. don't miss tonight's cbs primetime lineup, everybody. at 10:00, it is a new episode of blue bloods. immediately followed by eyewitness news at 11:00. still to come on wjz's eyewitness news at 4:30. good and bad news. about breast-feeding. a new report coming up. ready or not, here it comes. new york and new england are about to get snowed in by a first warn
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it is 4:29. 41 degrees and cloudy. hello. thanks for staying with eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. >> and i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking
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about. >> new york city and new england are under a blizzard warning. our first warning weather coverage continues. randall pinkston reports for wjz. the big apple could see upwards of a foot or snow or more. >> wet snow and sleet are creating a midday mess in manhattan, as the big apple waits for what could be a foot of snow or more. >> 6 to 10? i think a pretty good estimate. and then 10 to 15, in and around the city. the city right on that line. >> reporter: new york city plows and salt trucks are armed and ready to clear the city's almost 6,000 miles of roads. the storm will also bring higher tides. >> many of the same communities that were inundated by hurricane sandy's tidal surge, just about a hundred days ago, are likely to see moderate coastal flooding this evening. >> reporter: mainland new yorkers are hoping to get home early this evening before the blizzard arrives. then there are the tourists, stuck in the storm, looking for a good time. >> reporter: doug watson and his wife came from charlotte,
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north carolina. canceled flights kept some family members from joining them. but they have plans. >> we have tickets for a show tonight. we're hoping we can make it over there and back. >> you think the show is going to go on? >> we're hopeful. we haven't heard anything otherwise yet. >> we're down here for a show. and we had nonrefundable tickets. so -- >> you're the second person i met who said they're here for a show. now, there's supposed to be a blizzard tonight. what are you hearing? is the show going to go on? >> i hope so. the show always goes on, right? >> reporter: even if the blizzard is close, the city should put on quite a show of its own. here at home, it's cloudy, with average temperatures. our area could still see some snow from this storm. where is the storm now? will it have any impact on maryland? live first warning weather coverage continues with meteorologist tim williams and bob turk. >> take a look at the center of
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the storm. off the jersey coast and heading up toward cape cod. nantucket area. temperatures are kind of marginal affect. boston at 32, getting wet snow. but providence now at 33. and harford at 30. that's where the snow rain line is. new york jumped to 34. getting a mixture of mainly wet snow. in our region, a little band of bright shower activity going through. but air temperatures are still at 41 degrees. now, the only real impact we're going to have is once this storm really winds up later tonight, that's when new england really will see the band. really, really blizzard conditions. we'll have strong winds from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., across northern sections. a wind advisory will be in effect. temperature-wise, 41 here. a little cooler out to the west. snow shower activity on the mountains. may see small accumulation. may see flurries later on. but primarily, looking at things drying up, long after midnight. we'll see sun coming back for the weekend. but new england has a really horrible storm headed their way. even worse than it is now. tim has a look at the impact
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they'll have from new york to maine. >> sort of all merged, definitely north and northeast of us. so really, we got the moisture out of it. especially on the eastern shore. but as it meets that cold air, well, these are the amounts they're expecting to see. 3 to 6 inches as you start to head up the jersey coast line. 6 to 12 inches around new york. and as you head toward providence. lookingald up to 2 feet to maybe 3 feet plus. that's why this is considered historic. travel is definitely going to shut down. significant delays. we're already seeing that across the country because of the flight trying to make their way in or out of the new england area. we're going to see this through tonight into tomorrow. things clear out definitely for us. we'll have your complete first warning forecast coming up in a few moments. now back inside. >> wjz is always on. for weather watches and warnings and your updated first warning forecast. log onto cbs baltimore. com any time. new court hearings are adding to the mystery in the
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chandra levy case. the native was working as an intern in washington, when she disappeared in may in 2001. brian todd has more on the secret meetings. >> reporter: a case that many of us thought had ended more than two years ago, is revived in mysterious court hearings. the man convicted in 2010 of murdering washington intern chandra levy. ingmar guandique is brought back to washington, d.c. superior court, displaying a large tattoo, covering his scalp. this is the fourth hearing in more than a month. and the court has kept back despite legal appeals from the media. >> we're disappointed with the court leaving in place, essentially, blanket secrecy. >> reporter: secrecy that could last for months. legal experts say the judge has a concern for safety of someone involved in the case. no one is allowed to say who. >> this was a terrible crime of violence. the witnesses have histories of violence. so there could be violence
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threatened against any number of people, participants or each outsiders to the case. >> reporter: levy, an intern with the bureau of prisons, disappeared in may 2001. her remains weren't found until a year after her disappearance. prosecutors say guandique killed levy in a park in washington. he's repeatedly denied involvement. the case generated a swarm of media coverage. in part because it was revealed chandra levy had had an affair with then-congressman gary condit. condit testified at guandique's trial but denied having to do -- anything to do with levery's disappearance. >> this has to do with reliability from a government witness. >> armando morales testified that guandique testified to him in jail that he killed levy. but it's not clear if morales is the witness whose testimony is in question. >> although he denied
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involvement, guandique was sentenced to 60 years in prison in 2011. several e-mail accounts owned by members of the bush family are hacked. someone accessed not only e- mails between both former presidents, but private photos, telephone numbers, and addresses. the e-mails and photos were then published on a gossip website. a spokesperson for former president george h.w. bush says the family is not commenting because the issue is under investigation. popular politician. it appears people in new jersey like the job governor chris christie is doing. a new poll shows his approval rating is 73%. earlier this week, the focus wasn't on his political performance but rather his weight. he lashed out at a former white house doctor who said his weight would present a serious health risk. christie said he is working to lose weight and has a plan in place. the number of mothers choosing to breast-feed their babies is on the rise in this
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country. kai has more on a new report just released on that subject. kai? >> reporter: that's right. a new report shows more u.s. moms are breast-feeding. but overall, rates are still low. from 2000 to 2008. the number of mother whose breast-fed their infants rose. the number of moms who continued breast-feeding jumped nearly 10%. however, the cdc cautions, more mothers still need to breast- feed. african american mothers still have the lowest rate of continual breast-feeding at 58%, even though they increase their overall breast-feeding rate by 13%. vic? >> kai, thank you. the cdc says breastmilk can provide powerful antibodies. a new bill would prevent people on food stamps from buying junk food and energy drinks. the usda says there has been a 2.9% increase on people in the program from last year. new questions involving
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boeing 787 airliners. a top investigator says the government should reassess its approval of lithium batteries. they doubt whether the airline's trouble can be fixed quickly. it could add weight to the plane. and fuel efficiency is one of the top selling points. there is good news, however the faa has approved critical test problems. if you're waiting for someone to get home, let's check on the roads with kristy breslin. >> well, definitely not clear on the beltway. traveling on the west side inner loop, you're looking at 295. all the way around liberty road. traffic moving at this point around 25 miles per hour. top side inner loops are also slow in that direction over to harford. we're also looking at significant delays it's outer loop from reisterstown road to 70, due to an earlier accident.
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as far as accidents go, 95. northbound richie highway at route 100. east patapsco at 9th. another on west potaps co at potee treat. let's take a live look. you can see, heavy traffic there on the beltway around security boulevard. and we also have another look there at the beltway west of york road. crawling along in both directions this. is brought to you by the motor trend international auto show. at the baltimore convention center now through sunday. don't miss it. back to you. >> thank you, kristy. today for the first time in quite sometime, it is not a purple friday in baltimore. however, as mike schuh explains, a member of the world champion baltimore ravens did make a surprise appearance at a baltimore county elementary school today. >> reporter: when you're in the super bowl, everybody wants to stop you, shake your hand, take your picture. the nfl knows this, and they're sending out their star toss try to influence children to live healthier lives. this year, under a special
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program, all the students are being fed breakfast. >> apple juice, milk and rice crispies. >> friends, put your books in the coat bags in the coat room. >> reporter: the same is true at ms. gray's class down the hall. are you noticing how she's dressed? some of her kids forking to kind find out about it right now. >> what's going on. [ screaming ] >> you put spritz on this? >> yeah. that's the real tory smith. remember that breakfast? that's why smith is here. to talk about milk being in your breakfast. but tory pulls out his phone. >> we flew back. good stuff. >> the kids are star struck. >> this is the first time they
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have been silent. which is funny for me as their p.e. teacher because i know how they are. >> i was just so excited. >> you don't think they'd only share tory smith with these 30 kids, do you? >> tory smith! [ screaming ] >> reporter: smith tells me afterwards that that experience of winning in new orleans and seeing the faces of the fans here in baltimore during the parade is something that he and the team would love to feel at least one more time. good luck. i'm mike schuh reporting, back to you on tv hill. >> and smith tells wjz, he enjoys days like this because he remembers what it was like to look up to older athletes in his hometown in virginia. >> he is one terrific person. >> sure is. straight ahead on eyewitness news at 4:00. parents, listen up. if you're looking for scholarship money, you could get caught in a scam. we'll explain just ahead. starting it recovery. the latest on a pakistani
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teenager, shot in pakistan. and the recovery she's headaching. cloudy afternoon after a morning of rain. bob turk will have the full forecast coming up. and here's a live look right now. at the roads in downtown boston, however, where a winter nor'easter could bring up to a foot of snow. complete forecast coming up. ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients from nature valley. ♪ ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪
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dozens of aftershocks strike the island, days after it was hit with a tsunami. after after-- an aftershock struck. the quake triggered tsunami waves that were as high as 5 feet. it's estimated that 15 villagers -- villages, rather, and up to 7,000 people have been affected. malala yousufzai, the pakistani teenager who was targeted by the taliban, is out of the hospital today. >> malala has undergone surgery
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to reconstruct her skull and restore her hearing. they placed a custom made plate over a hole in her skull and fit her for a cochlear impant. the militant group says they attacked her because she spoke out against their policy of ganning girls from going to school. malala says she'll keep campaigning for female education. and she's, quote, getting better, day boy day. vic, back to you. >> mary, thank you. malala will continue her rehabilitation at her family's temporary home in birmingham. an ohio man dies, trying to save the life of a boy, who fell into a frozen lake in ohio. the man saw the boy crawl in and onto his stomach to reach him. both plunged back into the frigid waters. dive crews rushed to the scene and pulled the 30-year-old man and the 5-year-old boy from the water. the adult that went in to
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rescue the child was -- had its head still above water. our battalion chief tried to get out to get hold of the child. but was not able to reach him. >> the child was under water for more than an hour and is now in critical condition. cutting calories with diet soda may seem like a good idea, as long as it's not at a bar. mixing drinks with diet soda makes the drinks more potent than those with its counterpart. they believe sugar delays absorption of alcohol into the bloodstream. parents try to avoid problems while preparing to send their children to college. >> reporter: like many parents, greg schullo is looking for financial aid, to help send his daughter to college. but he's learned the hard way. not all offers are legitimate. >> we've gotten hundreds of things in the mail from places that say, oh, yeah, we'll help
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you get just fill out this thing and send it in. and we look through every one of them. ask they're all scams. >> reporter: he was about to share personal financial information on what he thought was a secure government website, called fafsa. free application for federal government aid. turns out he hit the wrong website. >> i went onto and that is not the fafsa website. that is a website for a company that charges you money to fill out the fafsa for you. inside this is is a population scammers will prey upon. you shouldn't have to pay money to get money. >> reporter: it's a common mistake says kim, who counsels parents for pheaa. she says there are really two legitimate online sites. the main is fafsa.
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at all parents should fill this out. not just for loans but also for scholarships, where family income doesn't matter. >> reporter: and for some private schools, there's also the college board financial aid profile. >> i always tell people, don't fill that out unless the school specifically tells you to because there is a fee of $28. >> for a link to a legitimate website that can help you avoid the scams, go to cbs -- cbs for weeks, a chef has been being coog up soil and feeding it to his customers. he has a delivery of dirt every day. after arrives, it is cooked to release the flavor. the dinner starts with soil soup and ends with a soil sorbet. and it costs 1
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$ -- costs $107 per person. >> somehow, i think they know what they're getting in this one. not like he's sneaking it in. >> i hope so. $107. >> must be some nutrients in there. first warning weather is tracking if we will see any snow in our area. and bob turk has the updated first warning forecast coming up next. here's a live picture of the snowy street in boston. where that monster storm is expected to bring several feet of snow during ooh kfc. hey, you're supposed to wait for everybody. you know what, while we're waiting why don't we play a game of hide and seek? right now? yeah go hide. go on buddy. one, two... [ son ] come and find me! three! [ son ] are you even looking for me? i am looking! [ male announcer ] bite-sized chicken's grown up. kfc bites. freshly hand-breaded big bites of premium breast meat seasoned in the colonel's original recipe. try 10 bites with an 8 piece meal for $19.99. [ son ] dad? [ male announcer ] today tastes so good.
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all right. cloudy skies. a little rain just moved through the region. but temperatures have been all day long, above freezing. in fact, very few spots saw anything below freezing. just a little bit of northern california. northern baltimore county. northern harford saw just a touch of sleet. a few wet snowflakes. that was about it. temperatures still mild. still at 41 degrees. and more importantly, the dew point is up at 38. above freezing even in the cloud layer, it's relatively mild. dew point.
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humidity, 88%. northwest ainds -- winds at 87. and temperature will go down. dew point will come down there may be snow showers later tonight. locally, may see a few flakes later on. 42 in ocean city. 39, easton. 41 in the 30s to the west. still above freezing as you can see. but the dew point is still rather high. it's got to get down below 32. for us to see any flakes reach the ground. 40 westminster. a little schooler by the bay. up in bel air, it's 39. right now, the winds not all that strong. but later tonight, they will get stronger. across the northern tier. we have a wind advisory, beginning at 9:00 tonight. wind gusts later tonight and tomorrow. could get over 30, maybe 40 miles an hour. could be a windy but sunny day tomorrow. this will clear out. 14 out in western maryland. you can see all the warnings.
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northeast pa. under the winter storm warnings and blizzard warnings. simply what that means is visibility down below quarter mile. sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. you can have one inch of snow and still have a blizzard. they have those out in the midwest, great plains. this point, 6 to 10, 12, inches of snow. i'm not sure how much will be blowing around. but they have blizzard warnings tomorrow. 41 here. 32 in boston. marginal temps. colder air to the north. 19, winnipeg. cold, arctic winter air has retreated. that will be with us, moving in over early next week. the storm, very well defined. wrapped up and moving offshore now. heading up toward new england, with snow inland. as you can see, rain along the coastal areas. rain in new jersey. rain and snow now in the new york region. that's where the blizzard area is going to be. massachusetts, rhode island, connecticut. southern new hampshire and portions of maine. and from new york area, north and east. winds tomorrow, picking up to
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30 knots. and the gale warning through the afternoon. the bay temp around 37. tonight, then, maybe a rain or snow shower. tomorrow, sunny, but windy. yes, it will be cold. 37. which will feel like 25 to 30 tomorrow. so it will feel like a winter day. but at least it will be sunny and dry. >> it will be a winter day. >> it is still winter. >> thank you, bob. still to come on eyewitness news tonight. a new england snowstorm is crippling travel for passengers here in new england. that story st hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪
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