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will fill you in on those details. >> wall street takes investors on a roller coaster ride. >> michael vick comes to baltimore to warn kids not to follow in his footsteps. does he have what it takes to get through to the kids? we want to know what you think. >> what kind of weather can expect on mother's day this sunday? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. happy friday. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. sandra shaw has a check of our forecast. >> to date will be beautiful. it will not be raining. it will be clear and dry. -- today it will be beautiful. 80 degrees is the forecast high.
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we will see some mid 70's's around the board. 59 currently downtown. 55 at the airport. mid 50's's on the eastern shore. mostly sunny skies. low humidity. plenty of time to enjoy it. the sun will not set until after 8:00 p.m. tonight. the front will pass through. we will try out tomorrow afternoon but it will be very windy. what about mother's day? i will make you watch. >> the commute is busy. let's start on the harrisburg expressway southbound. there is word of an accident there. lanes are closed at charles street and center. that is because of flowermart. everything is looking good as far as your speech.
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you may find some delays in havre de grace because of an oversized load we have been talking about. 895 heading down to the harbor patrol. 95 at the beltway looks good north and southbound. trailerier tractor t file has now been cleared. things are moving well. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> thank you. new details are emerging about the university of virginia student accused of brutally murdering his girlfriend. >> they say it did not know about george huguely's previous run ins with the law. we are live in the studio with more. >> yeardley love's teammates took the field yesterday.
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she and george huguely both played lacrosse and were set to graduate in a matter of weeks. huguely's troubles started with police at the age of 19. he was charged with possession of alcohol by a minor. police were called to a heated fight between huguely and his father on a fishing boat. in 2008, an officer tasered huguely because she said he became abusive when she tried to arrest him for public intoxication. he served 50 hours of community service. this never came to the attention of university officials. >> we want to do everything possible to keep her campus is
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safe. i have had two kids going to virginia colleges. i have a strong personal interest safe. >> it is not clear what love knew about huguely's past. two memorial scholarships have been named in her name. visitation for yeardley love will be tonight with a funeral following tomorrow. reporting live in the studio. >> friends and family will begin gathering today in towson to say goodbye to yeardley love. viewing will be from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. funeral services begin at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow fall by a private burial service. we have posted all of these arrangements on our website, >> fire officials are investigating an overnight fire
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in canton. firefighters took about 30 minutes to bring the fire under control. there were no reports of any injury. >> a passenger arriving from new jersey was questioned by airport officials. the crisis began aboard a continental express plane. the crew noticed a passenger acting suspiciously. the person in question was handed over to authorities. the remaining passengers and crew were allowed to go on their way. >> a person was struck and killed on the tracks near baltimore airport. the excel express was traveling about 125 miles per hour when it struck a man. -- the acela express.
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no one on board the train was injured. >> police need your help to find whoever killed someone in a bar on hanover street treat a man playing pool got into an argument with another patron who beat him with a pool cue. >> he was brought outside and left lying on the side. >> officers observed him bleeding from the head. >> the victim died at harbor hospital. his name has not been released. a baltimore city police officer may lose sight in one of this is falling an attack. james kimble flagged down the officer.
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an argument ensued in which kimble uttered a racial slur and struck the officer in the face. the officer was rushed for emergency surgery. doctors expect the officer to lose sight in that i've. campbell is being held. -- doctors expect the officer to lose sight in that eye. le is being held. >> stocks plummeted nearly 1000 points yesterday. kate amara joins us live from our washington bureau with the story. >> the april jobs report is due out this morning. it is supposed to show the u.s. added 200,000 jobs last month. a u.s. recovery could be in
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danger. a market-freefall. the dow plunges 1000 points during thursday trading. it is being called one of the most gut wrenching moments in wall street history. now regulators are getting involved. turmoil, riotingrmi continues in the streets of athens. now it is not the time to start raising interest rates. >> we are on the side of the fact that the various degrees of course will not the fault. >> reassurance from the white house. the president is keeping an eye on the situation. pressed anything that has the ability to affect the global economic recovery should be a concern to this country. >> the labor department releases
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its april jobs report, expected to show the u.s. unemployment crisis has eased a bit. we are expecting the president to talk about the monthly jobs number later this morning. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> think you. good to see you. -- thank you. inchael vick was baltimore yesterday. this was at the invitation of the humane society. michael vick met with dozens of kids in an effort to steer them away from choices that led him to assert a federal prison sentence for dogfighting. vic was in baltimore back in march when he received an award. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. do you think michael vick can be an effective role model to turn around troubled youth? e-mail your response to
6:10 am the time is now 6:10. and up, the morning's financial news. >> we are getting our first look of sorts at the suspect accused in that times square terror scare. will tell you what security cameras spotted him doing. >> lawrence taylor is facing some serious criminal charges this morning. >> a strong cold front is brewing in our west. >> if you plan to travel on 95, it is looking good. there is a problem on
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>> a very happy friday to you. it is 59 degrees downtown.
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plenty of sun. the sun has been up for about 10 minutes or so. enjoy it while you can. there are strong severe storms around the midwest. this is associated with a system that will make its way through here. it will lose a lot of the punch. there's only the slightest chance of a shower or thunderstorm early tomorrow morning. then we will dry out. things are quiet here right now and it will be a glorious friday for you. 59 degrees downtown. 60 in annapolis. mid 50's boss on the eastern shore. nice in the mountains of western maryland. 74 degrees. low humidity. it will be the same in baltimore but a little bit milder, 81 degrees for a daytime
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high. the wind is light at the beaches. 80 inland. 72 on the beach. if you're headed down early, it will be great. today it will be the most enjoyable day temperature-wise. no problems on the day today either. the water temperatures are inching up into the 60's. 71 is the normal high temperatures. that trend will continue. it will change by mother's day. their record is 96. tonight we'll see signs of changes as the front pushes through. clouds will build. the wind is about 10 miles per hour period starting to pick up tonight. 62 degrees by tomorrow. we will have a chance for a shower and maybe a thunderstorm as well.
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westerly winds up to 25 miles per hour. 79 degrees. the cool air will filter in as we head into sunday. the jet stream is going to dip. all that chilly air to the north and they will have freeze and frost warnings over the weekend. it will feel quite different as we are 79 tomorrow and 59 on sunday. it is going to be dry and breezy but it will be cooler. we stay cool into the first half of next week and we will rebound by next wednesday and thursday. you can get our up-to-the-minute mother's day forecast by clicking on the mother page at be sure to check on the ulocal and upload your favorite
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photograph of your mother. it is a great way to give her on-line should you. that is at >> good morning. time to check your morning commute. we do have some problem spots but nothing major. southbound 83, off to the side. charles street and center streets, watch for closures because of flowermart. are other closures along madison and mount vernon. 49 miles per hour. tapping the brakes approaching the beltway north east. we are on the green on the topside. 795 is checking out fine at this time. there is an oversized load in havre de grace at 155 level road. watch for possible delays there. old court road, filling up.
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outer loop traffic going away from us. at the key bridge, a beautiful shot as the sun comes up this morning. no delays. everything is running smoothly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. security cameras appear to capture times square terror suspect faso shahzad purchasing some of equipment he used is failed bombing attempt. he is browsing the aisles and purchasing several fireworks. we are seeing pictures of the life he led in connecticut. a mattress is on the floor. he continues to cooperate with investigators. lawrence taylor is out on $75,000 bail after being arrested on rape charges. he had sex with a 16-year-old
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runway and was brought to its hotel room by a pimp. his next court date is set for june 10. a political standoff in great britain yesterday. david cameron's conservative party did gain some seats in parliament but not enough to claim a majority. brown said he will reach out to the liberal democrats' party to form a coalition government. so far they have not announced any intention to broker a deal. this is the first such parliamentary standoff since 1974. >> and investigation claims a popular new diaper can cause severe rashes. it has received complaints of babies suffering from persistent diaper rash and even blisters
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from pampers diapers. the company denies the pampers costs burns. investors are concerned about what will happen today. jane king has that story and more in the bloomberg business report. >> stocks taking a nose dive yesterday. this is what the big board looked like yesterday afternoon. the dow dropped 1000 points in the span of about 30 minutes. stocks did manage to pull back. all three indexes closed 3% lower. there is an investigation. the securities and exchange commission says they will ding ne any unusual train may have contributed to that
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plunge. this will affect about 300 companies. real fear remains about money problems for the rest of the world in europe. there's a conference call to discuss the debt crisis in greece. a possible silver lining -- we do get april's jobs numbers and they do believe employment grew last month. that would be a sign recovered at home is becoming self sustaining. i am jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:20. another check on the weather and traffic straight ahead. >> ravens fans can breathe a sigh of relief. i'm dancing over here. we have sports coming up. >> e-mail us your answer to our water cooler question of the
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day. do you think michael vick can be an effective role model to turn around troubled youth? e-mail your response to >> we are feeling it on this friday. here is the look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck. [ female announcer ] this mother's day... she'll love the gift...
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you'll love up to 70% off all fine jewelry. this 3-piece gemstone set is only $79.99. these sparkling black and white diamonds are only $99.99. sears. life. well spent. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. we're checking on your morning commute. we cannot dealing with any
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significant delays. there is than accident. a tow truck is on the scene. no delays to report on the north side. 59 miles per hour. moving well elsewhere on southbound 95, 48 miles per hour. charles street is still blocked at center street for flowermart. outlet oversized load at 155. everything is looking good at the memorial bridge. let's look at some live pictures for you. filling up on the west side but no significant delays yet. everything running smoothly here at the key bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we can see all the sun out there. maybe we can issue a son blair outside. it will be spectacular it today. -- maybe we can issue a sun
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glare. right now 59 degrees downtown. 52 over around easton and st. michael's. 60 in annapolis. 76 today with mostly sunny skies. plenty of time to soak in the sun. a front will start to pass through the area as the clouds thicken up. the wind will pick up but we remain mild across most of the area. that is it for now. your seven-day forecast coming up in just a low bid. >> keith mills with you. it is time to put the names to the faces. the ravens will host their first minicamp of the season. we will meet the seven draft picks and assorted repeat picks. one player who will not be there will be ed reed.
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he underwent minor surgery. he had a damaged hip. it would likely indicate he is going to come back and play another year. he said there would be a 50/50 chance he would play. camp begins at 10:30 this morning. how about those o's,hon? andy macphail said it is not good if we need to pitch a shutout every night to win. they shut out the twins and beach carl pavano, pitched a strong game himself and made just one mistake. ty wigginton with miguel tejada on first. this is a slider into his wheelhouse. ty wigginton did not miss that baby. two-zero. that is how it stayed.
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brad ferguson -- michael jones runs is down. brad bergesen, will ohman, and koji uehara combined on the shut out. miguel tejada makes a nice play. congratulations to murray stephens, inducted into the international swimming hall of fame to our night in florida. >> so ed reed will be ready for the regular-season? >> it looks like he will be back. " thank you. 6:27. there is much more to come in the next half hour. but a criminal past is coming to light about the uva athletes accused of killing his girlfriend. >> repair crews are lowering a cap in hopes of stealing up the
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massive oil leak. we will have the latest. >> nothing like a nice sunny friday. big changes are in store over
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us. >> we have been blessed with three straight days of just absolutely pleasant conditions. mostly sunny skies. 59 right now downtown. 55 out at the airport. abundant sunshine is the rule of the day. low humidity. i will tell you about the weekend coming up. >> the university of virginia athlete charged in his girlfriend's death is no stranger to the law. >> the family of yeardley love prepares to bury her. we have more details. >> visitation for yeardley love will be tonight on york road.
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disturbing details continue to emerge from her alleged killer, her own board friend. on the surface, they look like a good match. both students on the verge of graduation, standouts on the university lacrosse team. los body was found beaten, face down on her -- love's body was found beaten, face down on her bed. alcohol appears to be a common denominator with huguely's past run-ins with the law. he was tasered in 2008 because he became abusive. >> he became more aggressive and more physical towards me. he started calling me several terms that i will not say now. >> huguely served 50 hours of
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community service. uva is now calling for more communication between law enforcement and others. >> we want to do everything possible to keep our campuses save. my kids have gone to virginia colleges. i have a strong personal interest in keeping our campuses safe. >> his troubles started when he was 18. police were called to a heated fight between huguely and his father on a fishing boat. he had to be rescued by a passing boat. it is not clear if love knew about his brutal past. the love of family has established two memorial scholarships in her name. one is our high school and another at the university of virginia's lacrosse program has
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already grown to six figures. quest police have identified a man who was pulled out of a creek yesterday. he was from pennsylvania. we were at the scene just before 5:00 p.m. last night when his body was found. police had been searching for the body since saturday. >> crews have begun lowering a massive boxed into the gulf of mexico in the hopes of containing the oil leak that continues to pour thousands of gallons of oil into the water. we have the latest from louisiana. >> at one point work was delayed. the ship's captain thought the fumes could ignite. they started lowering box.
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officials were working to lower expectations. >> this has never been done before. >> robotic subs have been looking to clear before of any debris. there were concerns of clogs. it could still be several days before we know if the plant to siphon oil to the surface is working. there is a chance of the explosion. >> the days ahead are about trying to gain control of the problem. >> the days ahead are likely to be tense. the first oil arrives on land. it has started to wash up on the barrier islands. a last line of defense. " this much oil, you will have
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damage. >> in a region already hurting, waiting to see if this giant box will be the key to stop the flow. here quality has been tested in the area. local drinking water supplies and its seafood plants are also being tested to make sure these products remain safe. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning once again. a few things to watch for. the accident on the harrisburg expressway has been cleared. we are looking at some closures in the city in advance of flowermart. southbound 95 is starting to see some backing approaching the beltway northeast. also on the north side. the west side is running smoothly but continues to run
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with volume. we are hearing that it is off to the site but is moving very slowly so watch for delays. they are transporting a large generator. no problems at greenspring. the sun glare could become a problem. running good at the bay bridge. >> it is nice to see the sunshine outside today. temperatures between 76 and 80 degrees. picture postcard perfect. seven-day forecast, cold front gets through tonight. just a slight chance of a storm tomorrow morning. windy tomorrow afternoon. we dropped 20 degrees on mother's day. mostly sunny skies. cool and breezy. that will last through monday
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and tuesday. a nice mother's day. grab your broomstick. arrived at johnse hopkins. what is quidditch? let's check it out. >> the magical world of harry potter, a pinnacle of creative forces including this board quidditch, on flying broomsticks. >> i always wanted to plight on an actual broome. >> shelby stewart brought the sport to johns hopkins. >> we all need a creative flair to are more scientific major. >> everybody carries around a broom. they put it between their legs. it is not a cute ball.
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it is a person. >> it is football, soccer, rugby. >> and it is crazy. you have chasers' trying to score with a volley ball. the keeper is a goalie. >> it is more of a tackling thing. >> there is the golden snitch. trying to elude the seeker. >> he cannot resort to trickery. >> the other elements are beaters. >> if you are hit, you have to stop and runaround your goal post. but the broom must be between your legs at all time. i tried to play a beater and yikes! it takes coordination and
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practice. >> i hope he was wearing a cup . >> it was not as bad as it looks. wasing that broome was ridiculous. they are still recruiting players. 65 schools are already involved. they hold a world cup every october in connecticut. manley ivy league schools at this point. there are some incredible stories on youtube -- mainly by the elite schools. quite a good reason to take a road trip over to england. not as bad as it looks back that is easy for you to say. >> ok. >> you scare me sometimes.
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it looks like you had fun. 6:38. are you hungry? you might want to take a trip to toronto. they have a really, really big burger that probably p
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>> most kids consider themselves lucky on their 16th birthday if they get keys to a car. one student from nebraska got keys to win aircraft. he took the keys for his first solo flight. he was back on the grounds after
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three trips. he has had the aviation bug and hopes to become a pilot. he cannot get his license for another year. >> this next story will make you hungry or sick. this monstrous hamburger was created in toronto as the world's largest hamburger. it was cooked up by a toronto chef. it has a large slab of meat, a bun weighing over 100 pounds. it was auctioned off for charity, raising 7 $500 for a burn center. hungry or sick? >> i tried. >> i know. >> all right. 6:42.
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we will check the morning's headlines. >> we have nice sunny skies today but a big change coming up this weekend. 55 at the airport. the wind is out
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>> welcome back. in the headlines, police are investigating a stabbing overnight. the victim was discovered at 4:30 this morning at franklin avenue. no word on his condition. president obama has issued a major disaster declaration to help maryland recover expenses from the past snowstorms. this will trigger a federal money. the declaration does not say how
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much money the state will receive. the stateimated t spent more than $32 million responding to those storms. michael vick was in baltimore yesterday. the dissipating in the campaign against dogfighting. he spoke to children to steer him away for dogfighting. >> that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think michael vick can be an effective role model to turn around troubled youth?
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>> we will post more of your answers on the front page of for website, >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning once again. there are some delays starting to happen around the area. there is a disabled vehicle traveling westbound on the bay bridge. everything looking good on the eastbound span.
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we see a bit of backing south on 95. charles street is blocked because of flowermart. also beat closers at mount vernon and medicine. the biggest delays are forming on the west side. we switch over to a live view of traffic. greenspring, moving well as to switch over to a live view at the bay bridge. a disabled vehicle in the right lane. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> beautiful here. at least for the meantime. nice high pressure still in control. that will pave the way for a front to get here. it is generating strong storms in the midwest. it will lose a lot of punch by the time it gets here. we have a chance of an isolated storm tomorrow morning.
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59 downtown. 60 in annapolis. statewide, it will be gorgeous across the state today. 74 in the mountains of western maryland. low humidity. 81 around baltimore proper. at the lower eastern shore, 80 degrees in land and 72 on the shoreline. waves only a foot or so. a good day for selling. signs of change as the clouds build and after midnight. we will remain mild. the chance of showers tomorrow. the wind picks up in the wake of that front, 25 miles an hour. much colder air just in time for mother's day thanks to the dipping of the jet stream. downright cold. frost and freeze warnings
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potentially saturday night for the new wing glen area. good news, partly cloudy skies. a little breezy but it should be perfect because we will not be dealing with any showers. cool temperatures by the start of next week. a front gets through on tuesday and we rebound temperature-wise back into the 70's. >> thank you. new details about the uva across player charged with murdering his ex-girlfriend, yeardley love. have the story. >> yeardley love and george huguely both were set to graduate from uva in a matter of weeks. that was before love was found dead and huguely was arrested for the crime. he was charged with possession of alcohol by a monarch in west
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palm beach. police were called to a heated fight between huguely and his father on a fishing boat. he jumped into the ocean and had to be rescued from a passing boat. huguely later it was tasered when he became abusive. visitation for yeardley love will be held tonight. she will be laid to rest tomorrow. >> thank you. 6:52. another check and w
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>> it is friday finally. >> we have good news to report. there is a disabled vehicle at the bay bridge on the right lane. no delays in our camera. we're getting reports of an accident that possibly involves a school bus. charles street is closed at center street for flowermart. lais are forming but nothing significant. we can give me a quick look at the bay bridge. everything is looking good so far. >> beautiful today. hike in the mid 70's's to 80. a slight chance for a storm early tomorrow. we dropped to fifth in nine on mother's day. it will be very pretty outside. it will be chilly. you might need a jacket. >> thank you for joining us.
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