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is stabbed during a robbery attempt. >> i'm tara mergener in washington. the latest on the presidential field. >> we have a pretty nice weekend to stay outside. all the nice temperatures continue -- will the nice temperatures continue? >> i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a look of the forecast. >> that was a dramatic pause. >> the he will come back of the middle of the week -- the heat will come back by the middle of the week.
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temperatures early 50's. there is some fog this morning. a high temperature of 82 this morning under mostly sunny skies. first we say good morning to sarah. >> kind of busy as we get into the 6:00 hour. tracking a reported accident in howard county. in towson, west joppa road, and there's a crash being worked on. for closure is a long light and charles -- watch fo. moravia road, you may find some fire activity. 11 minutes late outer loop northeast side.
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this is southbound 95 at 32. we will watch if delays start to form because of the reported accident. easily from top to bottom -- running smoothly from top to bottom. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a manager is recovering after she was stabbed. >> kim dacey has more. >> that injured manager is 21- year-old jamie bowen who is also the mother of a young boy. she's recovering from surgery. co-workers say three of them were closing the kfc on pulaski highway in edgewood just before 11:00 saturday night. two suspects -- one with a knife, the other with a semi- automatic gun -- barged in demanding everyone get on the floor. bowen reached for the store's panic button behind the counter. she was stabbed in the shoulder. another employee jumped in
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front of her and scared the suspects off with no money. bowen was still on the floor when authorities got there, still with the nine-inch blade lodged in her shoulder. >> we think it was a traumatic experience. none of us wanted to go through it. we're glad that we weren't here. we're also glad that jamie stayed. >> investigators are looking at surveillance video of the incident, but they still want the public's help. harford county crime solvers is offering up to a $2,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction. the number is 1-888-540-8477. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. >> thank you. a woman is recovering after being attacked by pit bull in greektown. this happened on friday night during the 700 block of ponca street. the dog is being observed to determine if it is dangerous or
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can be returned to its owner. a people were shot and killed after it attacked another dog. the dogs were being walked on sunday morning near orioles when one pit bull attack to the other. police have not filed any charges in the case. >> alcohol and speed were the reason why a crash happened. a yukon rear-ended a mazda. the driver of the mazda and two passengers died at the scene. >> it appears the yukon failed to reduce his speed. at an alcohol was one of the
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contributing factors. >> the driver of the yukon is in custody. >> summit was shot multiple times at fleetwood avenue --some one was shot multiple times. >> there was a fire that damaged four vacant homes in west baltimore. this happened 11:00 p.m. on saturday night on west baltimore street. the fire spread to the three adjacent homes. nobody was injured. firefighters were busy sunday morning. barbara began at loch raven boulevard -- the fire began at loch raven boulevard. a firefighter has been memorialized in annapolis.
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his name was added to the maryland fire and rescue services memorial wall of water at a ceremony in annapolis. >> another candidate is expected to join the growing field of mayoral candidates. catherine pugh is expected to announce her candidacy later this morning. she will joint otis rolley and jody landers in a list of the announced candidates to challenge stephanie rawlings- blake. carl stokes has not officially fired. >> another republican is expected to announce his bid for the white house today. continues to grow as the state of the economy remains the subject of much debate. >> a conservative will enter the race.
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he is concerned about the state of the economy. former pennsylvania senator rick santorum is expected to jump into the race for the white house today. >> i have seven children, and i'm concerned about the future of this country. >> he'll become the latest gop candidate to announce, as the economy shapes up to be the hot-button issue for 2012. >> barack obama has failed america. when he took office, the economy was in recession, and he made it worse. >> the latest jobs report was a dismal one. >> i have been really worried and really stressed out. >> with unemployment now up to 9.1%. >> i've been looking for a job now for maybe about six to eight months. >> consumer spending is down, as food and gas prices remain high. still, president obama insists the economy has just hit a bump in the road. >> we've got a ways to go. even though our economy has created more than 2 million private-sector jobs over the past 15 months and continues to grow, we're facing some tough head winds. >> but republicans say the
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administration has failed and that it is time for new leadership to fix the damage. >> you try telling that bump- in-the-road analogy to those families out there trying to keep their homes, trying to keep their businesses afloat, trying to fund their child's college education and just fuel up their own vehicle. >> no president since fdr has won re-election when the unemployed rate was more than 7.2%. live in washington, i'm tara mergerner, wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what's your opinion of the current field of republican presidential candidates? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> officials in germany say they have pinned down the source of their recent e. coli outbreak of this killed nearly two dozen people. the back here has been traced back to bean sprouts from a farm in
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northern germany. bean sprouts have been linked to ellises in five different states -- have been linked to illnesses. >> police are not sure why the victim was targeted, but they're sure someone out there knows what happens. >> it has been six weeks but never still remember as if it was last night'. >> we heard a noise and came around the corner. >> somebody with shooting. we heard the sirens. i could not believe it. there was a body. >> the man had been living and working in baltimore. police to the have a witnesses or suspects -- please do not
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have any witnesses or suspects -- police do not have any witnesses or suspects. >> we do believe somebody else was out there other than the victim and the suspect. >> no leads at all? that is crazy. >> why don't people talk? >> if you say too much, you're liable to be a victim. >> 6:10. 63 degrees on tv hill. in other hack attempt on er hacko -- anothoer ha attack, this time on nintendo. a plane in need of a rescue.
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>> it will be a nice day today. we have some big-time heat in the seven-day forecast. >> jammed conditions in howard >> jammed conditions in howard
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>> welcome back. 70 degrees downtown. there is some fog in some neighborhoods. temperatures are much cooler. 59 in frederick.
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62 degrees in jarrettsville. we had some rain around last night. you could see the storms in central pennsylvania. nothing going on right now. we'll start out with some sunshine after the fog burns off. high pressure in control will bergesen a nice day today -- high-pressure in control will bring us a nice day today. we're in the cool and comfortable air. we could see a thunderstorm as the dividing line heads in on tuesday. then we'll get into the heat. well into the 90's by wednesday. first elected the tropics -- first a look at the tropics. this is not a tropical system
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just yet. they will probably send a plane down there. it would be the first tropical storm of the season and it will be called arlene. temperatures and low 80's today. clear to parlay cloudy skies tonight. -- clear to partly cloudy skies tonight. would have a chance for a shower or thunderstorm on tuesday with a high near 86. .id 90's by wednesday heat index will be close to one hundred again. 80's by the middle of the weekend. maybe some rain on saturday and summit with high temperatures around 82 or 83 -- saturday and sunday.
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>> tracking an accident and southbound 95 heading into howard county. the accident in the southbound lane pass 216. it was reported prior to that at 32. this is conaway street, shut down between light and charles. take 395 into mlk. fire activity along moravia road. a pretty smooth ride around the area. get the delays on 95 -- look at the delays on 95. it is barely moving. a better ride on the west side at old court road. >> the former head of the
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international monetary fund will be arraigned on rape charges in new york. prosecutors say thomas strauss, attacked a made -- and to say dominique strauss-kahn attacked a maid. air mass while fart in arizona burns out of control -- a massive wildfire burns out of control in arizona. officials say this is the third largest fire in arizona state history. the plane that splashed down safely into the hudson river was in need of rescue once again. fuselage was being called when a gunstock along the new jersey road -- the fees lodge was
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the fuselage waslod being towed when it got stuck along the new jersey road. >> ford is using a smaller engine. it will allow better fuel efficiency. apple has its head in the cloud. new music service called the icloud. zicam research on apple's servers -- music can be stored apple's service.on hackers targeting nintendo.
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jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> this latest attack happened to nintendo over the weekend. and did it was used for -- no information about their customers who was exposed. the most recent attack was on the european websites. nearly 180 passports belonged to members of a fbi partner organization were stolen and leaked to the internet. uses for from the u.s. army and a major communications company. they were posted to the internet. this is the group, the recent sony intrusion and the one on nintendo. stock took another dive on friday.
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the bloomberg maryland index was also lower. i'm jane king for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:20. 63 degrees on tv hill. >> the orioles can usually count on jeremy guthrie. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what's your opinion of the current field of republican presidential candidates? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> a jam-packed ride for motorists on southbound 95 into howard county. to the lay spread back to 32 -- the delays spread back to 32. watch accident. -- watch for that accident. 295 is a better bet. the same situation at river fire activity. a =
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quick live look of those delays. still pretty jammed up. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it will be a nice day today. there is some fog up there today. 57 in frederick. mostly sunny today. we will make an up to 80 to 43 today. we do have some heat in the seven-day forecast. welcome back, keith mills. .> it is great to be back the amateur draft takes place tonight. the orioles may take a left- handed pitcher from the virginia. brian matusz was the number-one pick three years ago.
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he gets the start tonight. jeremy guthrie started sunday. the orioles falling got him some runs. guerrero, ground rule double. a line shot by yunel escobar. three-run home run. 5-2 jays. adam lind off of alfredo simon. 7-4, with a man on. this is called strike three. it is 3 or four inches off to play tte. the orioles lost a shaky outing
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by jeremy guthrie. >> i did that feel like i had all together. think everybody has those days. >> brian matusz makes a start today. a great game last night in dallas. miami beats dallas. dwyane wade did everything. he played great defense. he hit one big shot after another. so did dirk nowitzki. possible to block the shot -- impossible to block the shot. the fadeaway. game is tied at 86. lebron james kicks about.
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four seconds left. miami wins. in four tomorrow in dallas. french opeen. rafael nadal and roger federer. rafael nadal, near court. wins the first set. the thirdrer win s ths on that shot. wins.fael nadal he ties borg. hopefully the urals to get another matt wieters brian matusz -- put the orioles --
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hopefully the orioles can g another matt wieters or brian matusz. >> a manager is stabbed during a robbery. >> meredith vieira per person say goodbye to our "today sho" w ofamily family. >> w
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. >> thank you for joining us this morning. tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> it will be a nice day today. we expect mostly sunny skies. the heat is back to the seven- day forecast. >> employees are being called courageous after they stopped an attempted robbery.
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they succeeded even though the manager was stabbed. >> kim dacey has more. >> the injured manager is a 21- year-old woman who is also the mother of a young boy. we are told she is recovering from surgery. we spoke with some of her coworkers about the courage she showed. another employee may have also helped save lives. a round of applause for the bravery of their co-workers. this edgewood kfc crew says three of its colleagues and friends survived a violent attempted robbery as they were closing the pulaski highway location just before 11:00 saturday night. two suspects, one with a knife, the other with a semiautomatic gun, barged in demanding everyone get on the floor. >> we think it was a traumatic experience. none of us wanted to go through it, but we're glad that we weren't here, but we also were glad that jamie did. >> one of the suspects saw manager jamie bowen reach for the store's panic button behind the counter. he ran over and stabbed her in the shoulder.
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another employee may have saved their lives. >> he jumped in front of her. he scared the guys off by himself. he is only 5 foot 2. it was two men. they were both taller than him and they both had the gun pointed in his face. >> the suspects ran off with no money. authorities got there and found bowen still on the floor, still with a nine-inch blade lodged in her shoulder. >> she was calm and she was very cooperative. she was transported to bayview hospital where she was treated. >> investigators are looking at surveillance video of the incident, but they still want the public's help. there is a $2,000 reward for information that leads to a conviction. that number is 1-888-540-8477. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. dred scott it to say goodbye -- hundred gathered to say goodbye
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to a boy. month opened fire -- month opened fire. sean johnson was killed. >> road crews are making improvements to several streets. aren't they come up conaway street will be closed in both directions -- starting today, conway street will be closed in both directions. those repairs are expected to take about two weeks. >> air-conditioned will be a welcome sight to students at umbc. a transformer exploded thursday night. summer students were encouraged to stay with family and friends
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until the power came back on. >> meredith vieira will sign off for the final time on "today" on wednesday. we look to the upcoming transition. >> for meredith vieira, said in goodbye has not been easy. >> i know my decision is the right one. then there are moments when it hits me, i will be leaving. i have had a lot of fun. >> there are the countless interviews with politicians and celebrities. major events like the royal wedding and the olympics. >> it is the people that make this show, matt and all, natalie -- matt and al.
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>> like an albatross. have dragged back by four five years and i am done. >> we keep each other ruthlessly. she will be missed. >> has brought a sense of humility -- she has brought a sense of humility. >> ann curry will take meredith vieira's spot. she is looking forward to showing viewers another side. >> i held myself back for 14 years. >> one of those viewers will be meredith vieira, who will be
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tuning in after slipping and. >> she is the right person to inherit the chair. as part of the "today" tradition. >> you can see her final morning this wednesday at 7:00 a.m. falling this newscast -- following this newscast. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> live skit you up to date -- get you up to date. have an accident just passed 216 on southbound 95. conway street is closed from light to charles. take 395 into mlk as alternate. there's fire department
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activity. 22 miles per hour from 75 down towards 70 in the outer loop. the jfx, so far so good into town. this is 95 at 216. there is that closure. 295 looks much better. clear act 216 -- all clear act 216. >> we have some fog out there. mostly sunny this afternoon. a high temperature around 82. it will be warmer tomorrow. 94 on wednesday with the heat index around 100. scat a storms are possible --
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scattered storms are possible. a nice day today. >> 63 degrees on tv hill. parents seem to embarrass the teenage children. to a bread -- is delivere deliberate. >> i always dressed as a pirate. we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. what's your opinion of the current field of republican presidential candidates? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> what to up to you on some rare cops -- want to update you on some rare cubs born in the china is zoo. two of the cubs died. two survived. they're beautiful. a german teenager is in trouble with their parents. announced a party honor facebook page. solicited it as a public event. 1600 people lined up outside her home. and of the strangers brought presents.
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>> that is amazing. teenagers seem to be embarrassed by the things their parents do or say. father is going out of his way to make sure his son squirms in his see at. is greeted the bus in costume -- he has greeted the bust in costume. >> q. did not see your father dressed in a wedding gown -- you do not want to see your father dressed up in a wedding gown. >> if you think you're embarrassed by this, you should see your grandfather -- the kind of thing. >> i wonder what kind of relationship he has with his son.
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his friends look for to seeing the custom choices -- friends look forward to seeing the costume choices. >> coming up, will check the morning headlines -- we will check the morning headlines. >> there is some light fog. six to three at the airports
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>> welcome back. prince george's county police say out all and speed were factors in a deadly crash that killed three people in oxon hill. happen on sunday morning at wilson bridge rd.. a yukon rear-ended a mazda.
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three people died at the scene. driver of the yukon is in custody but has not been formally charged. a woman was attacked by pitbull in gektown. set an act -- this happened at the 700 block of ponca street. another candidate is expected to join the growing field of baltimore city mayoral candidates. catherine pugh is expected to announce her candidacy later this morning. will joint otis rolley and jody landers -- she will join otis rolley and jody landers. carl stokes has not officially
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filed. >> we are expecting an announcement from rick santorum. tracie potts has more from washington. >> rick santorum is expected to stand in front of a courthouse and announced he is running for president. then he is headed straight for iowa and new hampshire. joins mitt romney, tim pawlenty others whoever declared. >> sarah palin is crisscrossing the country on a bus. the biggest issue is the economy. >> we have not seen a jobs agenda. >> 54,000 jobs were created last month.
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way below expectations. the white house calls this a road.n the on the campaign trail, this is fuel for a possible when. >> michele bachmann has not announced yet. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what's your opinion of the current field of republican presidential candidates? >> that is from barbara on facebook.
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>> we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. are sarah -- are sardelays are t 32. everything is off to the shoulder. 295 looks better. closure
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spec conaway -- closures at conaway. this is a live view of traffic. 5 is backed approaching 216. -- 95 is backed up approaching 216. free and clear heading southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a nice start for us. a little bit of fog. that should burn off. six to one in westminster --six to one in westminster. 61 in westminster. we have some rain last night. we will start with lots of sunshine today. cloud
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is will develop as we head into the afternoon. we will stay nice and mild. the hot stuff has been in the midwest. that will drift in our direction. which turn up the heat by the middle of the week -- we turn up the heat by the middle of the week. an area of low pressure south of jamaica. if it does become a tropical storm, its name would be arlene. this sunny here a home and pleasant. highs around 82 or 83. clear to partly cloudy tonight. temperatures drop back into the 60's. gets warmer each day. 86 tomorrow.
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94 on wednesday with the heat index may be near 100. high temperature in the low 80's by saturday and sunday. >> the manager of a kfc in edge stabbed. kim dacey has more. >> that injured manager is 21- year-old jamie bowen who is also the mother of a young boy. she's recovering from surgery. co-workers say three of them were closing the kfc on pulaski highway in edgewood just before 11:00 saturday night. two suspects -- one with a knife, the other with a semi- automatic gun -- barged in. one person stabbed the manager. other employee scared the suspects off.
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there is a thousand dollar reward -- $2,000 reward for ever mention police to a conviction -- for information that leads to a conviction. >> here is meredith vieira for a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> we are falling breaking news. five u.s. service members killed in iraq. we have the latest. could be historic flooding in the midwest -- what could be historic flooding in the midwest. a teacher suspended for punching a student in the face. that teacher be allowed to teach again? a land so opera -- a latin soap
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opera. that and much more ahead when we get started this morning right here on "today." >> 63 degrees on tv hill. >> we will come back and check on weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day.
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>> what is happening? >> jammed up on 95 in howard county. this is near 32. all lanes have since been reopened. 895, three disabled vehicle in
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the left lane. we have an accident involving a bus. much for closures between light street in charles. 32, really backed up. >> we will be back in the 90's by wednesday. we are in the 60's right now. 86 tomorrow. in the 90's wednesday and thursday. at into the 80's by saturday and sunday. don't forget, tune to am 1090 to hear traffic and weather together on the fives. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one. >> follow breaking news and weather any time at wbaltv.com, and stay connected with us on facebook and twitter.
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