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attempt to cap that leaking oil well. >> a violent weekend in baltimore county leads two man dead. >> a dreary end to the weekend. [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 monday morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. yesterday was kind of a gross day. >> this morning, same thing. look up monday in the dictionary. it will get better this afternoon. this morning, you might want to take an umbrella result is coming down hard enough to cause some traffic problems. we have a northeast wind.
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65 right now at bwi. a little fog, some drizzle to start the day. a chance of rain around 20%. high temperature around 75 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. for now we send it over to sarah. >> good morning. extra time needed. we're dealing with two early morning accident. outed harford county, 165, we do have an accident there. the rest of the major roadways are fairy pretty well. 58 on the north side of the j.f.x. problem-free so far on the j.f.x. 7 minutes is to drive time down to the harbor tunnel. 11 minutes on the north and west side. a pretty nice ride despite the
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rain. the baltimore-washington parkway looking good so far. 95 checking out fine at the job, road overpass. -- at the joppa rd. overpass. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thousands walked across the stage and into the next chapter of their lives. >> missing were four students who lost their lives, including yeardley love. >> yeardley love received her degree posthumously. she was one of four students remembered yesterday that the university of virginia. yeardley love was killed just three weeks ago in her apartment. hurt exports friend is charged in that murder. the murder is drawing national attention. her picture is on the cover of
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magazine.ose" >> getting people to talk about it so it is not in the dark. >> her accused killer was supposed to graduate yesterday. he remains behind bars. >> a late night shooting 1 cents man to the hospital. it happened around 10:00 p.m. last night. police found an adult male with shot wounds to the arm and shoulder. >> pay man shop -- lee martin was found to clock 30 saturday morning. he had been shot as many as nine times. he was pronounced dead. the into died -- several
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residents were concerned. >> i am shocked. there were break-ins but not a anything like this. >> that is pretty scary. >> police have no motive or suspects but they say two unidentified men were seen running from the scene. detectives are busy with another deadly shooting. this one happened before midnight friday night. a man was found shot and was taken to the hospital where he later died. no word on a suspect. >> a suspect shot over the weekend remains at shock trauma. an officer was responding to a car alarm when he found a suspect inside his suv. the officer shot the suspect in
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the leg when the saw what he thought to be a weapon. charges are pending against the suspect. city police are investigating an incident that sent at least one person to the hospital. witnesses say an suv ran into a group of people and a dog. >> this could be a critical week in an effort to cap that will well. bp has -- kristin auburn has the latest. >> the louisiana coast line is now almost too much to bear. >> as you can see, out here, beautiful god-given -- god-given --
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>> ribbons of crude are birds.g birting >> the outrage is spreading. >> all i have heard is excuses why the coastal plant cannot be done. they have a list of them. >> bp was called out, asking why they still have not gotten approval to dredge barriers. >> we have trained about 200 fishermen who are not working. >> there also frustrations with the top killed, the latest plant to stop the leak. it has been pushed back to at least wednesday. >> deadline after a deadline
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have been missed. >> if they are not doing what they are supposed to be doing, we will push them out of the way. >> it is the oil that is now taking over. >> the north should apologize for an incident that killed many sailors. the north punish those responsible for the attack. president obama ordered a review of all policies on north korea. they said they will prepare against any attacks. maker isral law knac pushing to have one law which would eliminate the word retarded from all legislation. barbara mikulski had a similar
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law introduced. the change would not affect education of the intellectual disabled. that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. e-mail your response to do you think the term "retarded" should be banned from all federal legislation? again, that is >> 6:08. coming up, the bloomberg business report. >> labels are often misleading. " a royal mess inside the walls of buckingham palace. that is coming up. >> summer is just around the corner. free swimming lessons are being offered. >> we are taking a look at your morning commute. there are some wet roads. there are some wet roads.
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>> > a very good monday morning to you. it is about 64 degrees this morning. not a pretty morning in baltimore. we are in owings mills and we have some he drizzle going on. memorial day weekend, that pool is inviting you to take part and go swimming. there are so many people who do not know how to swim. we have free swimming lessons offered here at the jewish community center. you did this last year. who is qualified for this? quest anybody over the age of
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six years old is welcome to take the lessons. we will be offering another set the week of june 14. people interested can go to our website, and download the application and send it in. >> class this week or what time? >> 5:00 until 7:00 and we will offer basic water skills. >> it sounds great. we will have more information for you. let's look at hd doppler. drizzle does not show up on hd doppler. take an umbrella. we are in a fog bank for the next couple of hours. the center is to our south producing rain over north
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carolina. kind of a wet start this week. >> moral the weekend is coming up. summer is about to begin -- memorial day weekend is coming up. thank you. we will talk to in the next half hour. you won't see this on the radar. it does not show up, but is heavy enough for you to take an umbrella. temperatures in the mid 60's. 65 at the airport. it is a mild start but it is humid. . of low pressure is off to our south. circulation is producing and east wind and it takes the moisture off the atlantic. the wind will gradually shift to the north. we should see sunshine break
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through the clouds later this afternoon. high pressure will move in from the ohio valley. this will dominate through the week which means sunshine and warmer temperatures. we are watching some tropical development off the east coast. it is a few hundred miles off the coast and it could become the first tropical storm of the season. it would be called alex. computer models bring it westbound. we may have some tropical action to talk about later on in the week. mostly cloudy with drizzle this morning. maybe some sunshine this afternoon. partly cloudy tonight. temperatures will drop back into the upper 50's. the middle of the week looks great. eight on tuesday. scattered showers are possible
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on thursday and friday. it looks like the beginning of the holiday weekend will be dry on saturday and sunday but it depends on what happens with that tropical system. it is not try early on this monday morning and that always affects the roads. >> just enough rain to create some problems. we have an accident in darlington. 165, accident still clearing. in randallstown, old court road, watch for possible lane closures because of an accident wrapping up. a bit of a sluggish start on southbound 95 approaching the beltway nebraska. 95 south, five minutes. still moving well at the harbor tunnel. 11 minutes on the inner loop
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over towards 95 on the east side. the the baltimore-washington parkway is starting to slow down once again down towards west nursery road. we switched over to 95 and so for it looks good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> investigators have located the audio box of the india crash that killed over 100 people. the plane broke into pieces and went into flames. eight survivors were taken to a hospital for treatment. it could take up to two weeks to analyze the data. a tornado knocked out power. the twister spun through a farm and narrowly missing a home. the storm continued on sunday.
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the midwest has been hit by several deadly storms in the last several weeks. scandal as the duchess of york purported to cell connections to husband. she after she offered access to andrew for $750,000. she's learned she was negotiating with an undercover reporter. she apologized for the incident. >> gas prices have fallen for the second straight week. will they stay that way for the and so the official start of summer? current price is 40 cents higher
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than a year ago. that is still less than the record high set in 2008. fewer than 10% of sunscreens are making great. people often neglect to reapply lotions. many are under the impression the protection will last longer than it does. you should use a product that contained zinc. cover up with hats and clothing or stay in the shade. a maryland company is doubling down. jane king has that story and more. >> good morning. marriott is making big moves in china. they plant undoubling the hotels over the next five years. they are betting china will become a big travel destination over the next 10 years.
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tim geithner is in china and holding high-level talks on your's debt crisis -- on europe 's debt crisis. the bloomberg maryland index climbed. a big number to watch today, existing home sales. purchases of previously owned homes probably rose to the highest level in five months in april. there were some major deals on a sister website on friday morning. everything on the sale was priced at $49.99. one person received an expensive gps system at that price.
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it was a technical glitch that cost them over $1.5 million. they said they are honoring those purchases made at the time. >> we one time had to rent our telephones. now you can buy them pretty much anywhere. some people never got that message. this woman has been renting her phone for decades. >> i did not know that i could get another phone without having to pay a lease. i thought it just had to be that way. >> hundreds of thousands of people are still renting their telephones. coming up tonight, how prevalent figured out she did not need to
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anymore. why would anyone pay to lease a phone when they can buy one for a fraction of the price? >> 6:20. we will check again on your weather and traffic. >> a longtime coach bids farewell. how the orioles fare against the nationals. >> e-mail your response to do you think the term "retarded" should be banned from all federal legislation? e-mail your response to >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. we are seeing the evidence of rain impacting your morning commute. we have an accident, our first major roadway accident. no significant delays in that region. quaker bottom road, watch for some downed wires. harford county, an accident and 165 and in darlington, an accident south of hughes road. a bit of a slow down on the westbound outer loop. 47 on southbound 95. randallstown, old court road at liberty road. beltway, not seen delays delaney
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valley. we switch over to the west side delight and we are seeing volume building quickly in that area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. tony has a check on the forecast. >> we have some fog and drizzle to contend with this morning. you should probably take an umbrella. we set up this fog bank. it forecast for today, it will get better as we head into this afternoon. you might get a peak of some sunshine. expect a high of 75 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we send it over to the man. here's keith mills. >> the men's and women's lacrosse tournament in town this week. the virginia women will not make it.
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major news at college park. dave cottle resigned after nine years. the terrapins were 99-45 in that time. he said he has enjoyed his nine years and have developed a tremendous relationships players and parents. a national search is underway to find his replacement. their season ended on saturday against hofstra. dave trembley is still the manager of the orioles. the orioles lost two of 3 to the nationals. i like this look. kevin millwood, another tough luck start. adam jones gets there but cannot hold on. three runs score. 3-1 nationals. matt capps had not given up a blown save all year until julio
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lugo keeps the game alive. adam jones scores. check this out. alfredo simon running to first base to cover the bed on a ground ball. he pulls a hamstrung and is replaced by cla meredith. three pitches later, the game is over. josh willingham hits a home run. the orioles are off tomorrow. they play oakland on tuesday. i should say they are off today. i say andy macphail will not make a manager change. >> you are not that old. >> all right. 6:27. much more to come in our next half-hour. >> a somber graduation ceremony at the university of pr
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virginia. >> a group of students picking up the pieces after vermont police stopped and investigation. what it means to the victim's family. >> the unofficial start to summer is almost here. if ♪ ♪ ♪ do, do, do it together ♪ do, do it together ♪ ♪ it's all right, it's all right ♪ ♪ do, do it together ♪ do, do it together ♪ it's all right, it's all right ♪ ♪ it's all ri-i-i-ght [ female announcer ] cruises from baltimore and new jersey. visit today.
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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. tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. it is a bad hair day. >> that is a good way to describe it. temperatures in the mid 60's right now. the worst part of the day it will be early. we might get a peak of the sun this afternoon. you will contend with drizzle on your way to work. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we will see what is on tap going into the holiday weekend. >> thousands of students crossed the stage at the university of
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virginia. >> missing among them were four students who lost their lives. >> yeardley love should have graduated on sunday. instead, they honored her memory as she was given her degree posthumously. more than 6000 students graduated to get their diplomas. a moment to remember four students missing from the celebration. >> please join me in a moment of silence to honor these students and their families. >> we are remembering all of the students who have passed this year. a moment of silence for them. >> one of those students was yeardley love. her ex-boyfriend is charged with her murder. families and friends wore white ribbons in her memory. >> getting people to talk about
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it so it is not an issue that is in the dark. >> her murder is gaining national attention. her picture is on the cover of magazine.'s "people" there are tips on how to spot signs of domestic abuse. george huguely is sitting in a jail cell, charged with her murder. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are investigating the death of a six-week-old boy in laurel. there was a report of a death. at this time, the cause of death has not been determined. a forensic mission may help provide new clues into the death of a maryland man in the state of vermont.
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vermont authorities stopped searching for michael hogan. he went missing from a treatment center in 2005. his father joined the emotional search. >> we found missing bones including several ribs and vertebrae. we found forearm bones and teeth that were missing. we found clothing and personal effects that clearly belong to michael. >> the cost of debt was initially ruled inconclusive. if family is hoping more questions can be entered. >> the fate of a slots parlor will go before a court today. the elections board is being sued. they said they overlooked fraud in an effort to put the issue before voters.
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police and firefighters are spreading the word about pension reform. members of both unions passed out flyers and other literature. there is a proposed pension reform ban. $93 million saving if the proposed bill is passed. hundreds gathered to honor baltimore fire men. a wreath was placed in a towson courthouse square. 42 men and women have lost their lives battling fire in baltimore county. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> we have some rain out there. there is an accident approaching delaney valley. it has blocked the left lane and we are down to 19 miles per
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hour. keep to the right and give yourself some extra time. in sparks, we do have some downed wires. in harford county, two accident that may have just been cleared. what matters 65 and route 1, two accidents that could be cleared. -- 165 and route 1. here is the north side approaching the accident scene. the accident near delaney valley is off to the left side. keep to the right. normal volume-related delays. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in with sandra shaw. she is talking about getting the kids ready for the summer swim season. >> even teenagers, the second
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leading cause of death is drowning. bildt is with me -- bill is with me. >> anybody finishing kindergarten who has never taken swim lessons is welcome to participate in this program. go into we will be doing a second set of lessons in june. >> i mentioned the fact that is a leading cause of death. it is important to refresh with safety. >> getting swim lessons is the most important thing a parent can do to make kids safe around the water. some parents do not know how to swim either. we welcome parents to come learn how to swim with their kids.
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>> best of luck to you. we will get this mess out of here. it looks like we will start clearing out by the middle part of the week. keep your fingers crossed the tropical storm system will not move into our area. >> 6:37. coming up -- >> after 20 years, the dramatic series will air its final episode. a preview of the finale. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the term "retarded" should be banned from all federal legislation? e-mail your response to
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>> there canola be one winner. bret michaels took home -- there can only be one winner. bret michaels won the celebrity apprentice. donald trump announced both finalists would receive to under $50,000 for their favorite -- they would receive $250,000 for their favorite charities. >> holly was fantastic. bret was just amazing. >> bret michaels is a lifeline
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diabetic. he said his focus now will be family and his help. >> it will be an end of an error on nbc. " the series handed out nearly 6000 speaking parts. one fan guest stars tonight. >> the first time they said " action," i was shaking very bad. >> it is the best in the business. >> nbc is considering some send- off episodes sometime next season. a lot of folks will miss that show. 6:41. we will take a look at the morning headlines. >> delays developing around an accident scene on the north side of the beltway. >> we have some fog and drizzle
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that is likely to affecting the morning commute. here's a look outside. 64 degrees at the airport. stay tuned. the weather is next. the weather is next.
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>> welcome back. residents in dundalk bar on edge after a man was shot and killed. lee martin was found saturday morning on railway road. police have no motive or suspect this morning. city police investigating a deadly shooting in east baltimore. a man was found before 1:00 a.m. this morning. he was shot multiple times and
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died soon after a johns hopkins hospital. >> maryland lawmakers changed the way they refer to people with disabilities. kate amara joins us now with more on that story. >> good morning. barbara mikulski wants to have the word "retarded" stricken from all laws. promise she to get a similar law passed on the national level. she introduced legislation in november. the senate is ready to take action on the bill. this bill would eliminate " mental retardation" and replaced it with the phrase "intellectual
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disability. this bill has received bipartisan support and is expected to pass when it comes up for debate. >> thank you. have a great day. the house of representatives is considering similar legislation. >> that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we ask you -- do you think the term "retarded" should be banned from all federal legislation?
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>> we will post more of your answers on the front page of our website, >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning once again. it is a wet commute and we're looking at problems associated with the rain. we have a bit of it back up, 15 miles an hour harford. volume-related delays are falling into place. some downed wires in sparks. this is cleared south of 136. the other slow spots, 27 miles per hour out of owings mills. there is an accident location in the city at 24th street. let's look outside. you can see delays off to the
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left shoulder approaching delaney valley. this is liberty with west side delays all the way down towards edmundson. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. let's check in again with sandra shaw. she has great information. >> imagine if it were a nice morning have been fighting this pool would be. we are in owings mills. you are offering free swimming lessons throughout this week. it is important to be able to swim. >> especially in maryland when you have beaches and you can go canoeing and sailing and all of the pools. think how much you miss out on. it is a huge safety issue. your kids will be around a pool, you need to be within arm's reach.
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you need to feel safe around the water. if you do not know how to swim, you should learn to swim. >> it is free and you cannot do it with your child. >> anybody who is graduating kindergarten -- our youngest person is six years old and our oldest is 67. all sorts of groups. parents coming with their parents. go online and download the application. we will be glad to see you in june when we do it a second time. >> hd doppler is not showing all the drizzle and fog. things will start to clear this afternoon. something to look forward to. we are keeping our fingers crossed. the tropics are showing some
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activity. >> hurricane season does not begin until june 1. when it is ready, it is ready. >> that is always how it works. >> we will keep an eye on the tropics. thank you. you are never too old to learn how to swim. >> we have fog and drizzle. you should take an umbrella. we have a situation where we have an east wind piling the moisture up against the mountains. area of low pressure to our south is causing the easterly flow. the wind will shift to a more northerly direction. we will lose the marine influence. we will probably get sunshine later this afternoon. . of low pressure will move off
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the coast. we should get sunshine back into the forecast by tuesday and wednesday. we are watching it possible tropical development. that is the southeast coast line. this is an area of low pressure a few hundred miles off the coast that could become the first tropical storm of the season. its name would be alex. computer models take it westbound up the east coast. watch what happens in the tropics. mostly cloudy today. a chance for rain showers and drizzle this morning. high temperature around 75. partly cloudy tonight. there could be a few areas of fog developing. middle of the week looks nice. 84 on wednesday. scattered showers possible late
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thursday into friday. dry conditions for the start of memorial day weekend. we have to watch what happens in the tropics. >> a new chapter opened in the lives of thousands of graduates at the university of virginia. jennifer franciotti is live with that story. >> yeardley love received her degree posthumously. she was one of four students remembered at the graduation ceremony. there was a moment of silence. yeardley love was killed three weeks ago in her apartment. family and friends wore white ribbons to raise awareness about domestic violence. her picture is on the cover of "people" magazine.
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there are tips on how to spot signs of domestic abuse. back to you. >> here is matt lauer. >> good morning. coming up, rising anger directed at bp and whether enough is being done to stop it. is it time for the government to take over? the duchess of york caught on tape trying to sell access to husband. bret michaels will stop anin. he is still going strong. he will join us when we get started in just a little while. >> 6:53. >> another look at the weather and traffic together.
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>> monday morning and it is wet outside. >> we are dealing with some accidents. we see some delays near delay any valid. we see a problem in sparks -- we have some delays there delaney valley. heavier spots on southbound 95 out of white marsh. we start with the north side. that is where the delays are leading up to the earlier accident. we switched over to 95.
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back up traffic approaching the beltway nebraska. >> there is clearing on the way. >> the middle of the week will be nice. the evening commute will be better than the morning commute. fog and drizzle. maybe some sunshine. tuesday and wednesday look good. dry for the weekend. we have to watch what happens in the tropics. there is something lurking off the east coast. >> thank you. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. have a good one. urking" is not the right word. >> follow breaking news and and
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