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>> a baltimore tsa officer is charged with child pornography. i'm kim dacey with details. >> [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. >> you can feel the humidity on the way. >> a different flavor to the weather.
we kept the temperatures pretty mild overnight. the inner harbor around 70 all morning. 93% humidity. at 9:00 p.m., will stay into the 60's and around seven degrees this afternoon. temperatures will not warm up as quickly as they have. a chance for rain beginning around 3:00 p.m., 30% chance. a better chance into the evening and better into the night. some rain to be heavy tomorrow. let's check the roadways as we head over to sarah and traffic. >> good morning. we have some fire activity along butler road and central avenue. there may be closures. so far so good on the west side, 56 miles per hour down towards 70. an easy ride on 70 in towards the beltway.
52 down towards the fort mchenry on 95. 95 through howard county is still in good shape, 49 miles per hour towards 32. five minutes on southbound 95 down to the fort mchenry. eight minutes on 895 down towards the harbor tunnel. we check some of our cameras. 95 getting you to and from the airport, no problems. this is the harrisburg expressway north of the beltway. southbound traffic is a little heavier as you approach the beltway, but still below delays. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. is80's a security officer out on jail this morning after he was arrested. >> kim dacey is live in towson with details on the cost police to raid his home. good morning. >> good morning.
michael scott wilson has been suspended from his job as a tsa security officer. he is charged with possession and distribution of child pornography following a search of his home. neighbors say he is married with no children. they are stunned and disturbed by the charges. most describe wilson as a straitlaced federal worker that took pride in his position and the trust that comes with it. >> as a parent, i think that it's a bit shocking and disturbing to find that someone was living so close, particularly someone who was employed in his particular capacity. >> i travel a lot, too. i go to the airport sometimes once or twice a week. so to think that one of those types of screeners could live in your neighborhood and be under charges like that, it's alarming. it's definitely alarming. >> the tsa released this statement. "tsa holds its security officers to the highest professional and ethical standards and aggressively investigates allegations of misconduct. the allegations against this individual in no way reflect the outstanding job our more
than 50,000 security officers do every day to ensure the security of the traveling public." wilson was arrested but was released on bail. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police arrest a man they say it was trying to lure children into a part of a pasadena park. a woman called park rangers when she said she saw eight suspicious men allegedly giving two boys money and trying to lead them into a wooded area. the suspect tried to flee on a bike. he's charged with disorderly conduct and for the charges may be pending after police interview the boys. a quiet baltimore committee is the scene of a murder. somebody shot kevin pierre on monday. that neighborhood had not witnessed a homicide in 280
days. if had been a center place of the safe streets program. >> new questions surrounding the anthrax attacks that killed five people. the government concluded that one person was the sole suspect. a research paper finds the anthrax was coated in chemicals that neither he nor the level possess. the fbi ruled that evidence was prevalent. he was never charged bidders he committed suicide. mass arrests in boston overnight as people take part in the occupied wall street protest overstay their welcome. ignoreds allegedly and n warnings to move from a site there were not allowed to occupy. >> new york has spent $2 million in overtime cost to patrol the
lower manhattan protest site. the police commissioner said the rising cost could threaten a class of new cadets in january. washington, d.c., could face a similar budget crisis as protesters have been granted a four-month extension on their demonstration permit. this has evolved into an extension of the occupied wall street movement. demonstrators say they are in it for the long haul. >> from homelessness to guelph divide to taxes to environment. >> it will probably need some bureaucratic structure if it is meant to succeed. >> like the tea party, the occupiers are likely to of more of an impact if they become more involved in the political process. >> president obama has been hammered lawmakers to vote on
his jobs bill. today, he will get his wish when the senate takes a key test vote on the american jobs act. >> good morning. the senate will decide whether to proceed with this legislation. the president continues to campaign for it. president obama hits the road again today, traveling to pittsburgh to keep pitching his jobs bill. >> his message is, look, this is going to create jobs in your community today. >> with the unemployment rate stuck at 9.1%, the president has been urging supporters to pressure congress to act and accusing republicans of standing in the way. >> if the republicans in congress think they have a better plan for creating jobs right now, they should prove it. >> in a test vote on capitol hill today, the senate will take up the $447 billion measure. it would cut payroll taxes for workers and employers, extend unemployment benefits, and invest in rebuilding schools and roads. but republican opposition hurts
the bill's chances of going forward. >> it is nothing but a rehash of the same failed ideas he has already tried, combined with a huge tax increase. >> congressional republicans are opposed to much of the new spending and tax hikes and say the bill is full of recycled ideas that did not work the first time. >> this is a cynical, political ploy that's designed not to create jobs for struggling americans, but to save the president's own job. >> even if this bill makes it through the seante, it has virtually no chance of surviving the house. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. -- senate. >> a republican state senator said he will introduce his own plan. he wants to preserve how the sixth district is configured. he said the plant will dilute the district's rural population. he claims the proposal is an effort to tilled the district into the democrats' favor.
>> gas prices could soon go up again. lawmakers of talking about raising the tax on gasoline. one option is to raise the 20.5 cent tax on gas by 10 cents a gallon. this is not going over very well with voters. >> baltimore has a lot of potholes. they need to fix a lot of streets. >> the latest poll shows more than 77% of those polled opposed a 10% hike in the gas tax even if the went towards the transportation projects. many marylanders would be willing to pay more for electricity if it came from wind power. 62% say they would be willing to pay $2 a month for offshore wind power. that figure is based on studies by the maryland energy administration. that brings us to our water
cooler question of the day. would you be willing to pay more for wind power? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. >> 6:10. 61 degrees on tv hill. how wall street processors a moving up to the east side in an attempt to spread their message. >> we now know what killed steve jobs. the finding of the medical examiner. >> netflix does an about-face. what a duel over when it comes to an unpopular business decision. >> clouds are moving into the area. -- they want a duel ovo-over whn it comes to an unpopular it comes to an unpopular business
>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:13. 71 degrees outside. that is downtown at the maryland science center in the inner harbor. slightly cooler in the outer suburbs. here's a look at hd doppler. clouts in place and they're moving in from the south. -- clouds in place. it is not rain falling just yet. i think the raider is picking up the moisture in the atmosphere. the real rate is for the doubt to the south -- i think the radar is picking up the
moisture. this is part of an approaching storm system that will be lifted in from the south. you can see what is happening. the center of circulation is down into florida. it is moving counterclockwise and affecting much of the southeast. that rain is going to make its way into virginia. it will take some time before it arrives into maryland. the clouds are already in place. we had mild temperatures overnight. 71 at the inner harbor. 52 in hagerstown. plenty of clouds and throughout the day. we warm-up into the low to mid 70's today. a chance for rain in southern maryland by the afternoon. heavy rain could start to build an overnight as we head into tomorrow. rain it most likely after midnight. mostly cloudy skies tonight.
the clouds will be building in. a chance for showers overnight. the real rate was threatened on wednesday and some to be heavy in the baltimore area -- the real rain is threatening on wednesday and some to be heavy. showers on thursday and friday. the real rain comes into wednesday and stars to taper off into the late week. breezy on friday and saturday. runners at the baltimore running facile and have to contend with the wind. >> -- runners at the baltimore running festival will have to contend with the wind. >> we have some fire activity at central avenue and balder road. running smoothly out of the owings mills area. 61 on the north side at bel air road heading over towards the harrisburg expressway.
39 miles per hour just past 795 on the west side. southbound 95 about 54 miles per hour traveling towards the 895 split. 97 southbound heading down towards 100, 52 miles per hour. let's look at traffic in our cameras. 95 south of 195 is showing more volume in the southbound direction down towards the capital beltway. this is the harrisburg expressway. southbound traffic is building but no sign of any significant delay approaching the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a woman in milwaukee is charged with murdering a pregnant woman. police say she murdered the woman who was days away from giving birth. the suspect was trying to steal the unborn child. the story arrest is the official
cause of death for steve jobs. his death certificate lists cardiac arrest as the major cause. no autopsy was performed. jobs did not say much about his battle with cancer. jurors in the dr. conrad murray trout will get to hear the rest of his interview with police today. he is charged with involuntary - manslaughter.-man- slaughte >> netflix customers spoke up in the company listen. netflix has decided against its new payment plan that separates it streaming and dvd plans. it will go back to its old way of doing business. their stock went down to wonder dollars a share -- $200 a share.
this is the last year for the dodge minivan. the only minivan will be the dodge town and country. going away will be the dodge avenger. all street protesters are planning to move uptown to occupy the sidewalks of some of the well-heeled businessmen in the nation. jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> most americans say wealthy people should pay more in taxes. more than 2/3 say the rich should kick in more to bring down the budget deficit. that could resonate with president obama, who has suggested a millionaire's tax to pay for his jobs plan. he will be in pittsburgh today. senate democrats will try to bring the plan to the vote for a
tassel. the occupied wall street protesters will be moving north. the millionaires march is targeting the homes of news corporation and j.p. morgan chase. protesters need a snack. ben & jerry's says they stand with those who occupy. they say the inequality between the classes or immoral. a huge move on optimism that leaders in europe could contain the debt crisis. walmart seems to think all business is local. they are launching more that 3500 local facebook pages. it will list local deals for you if you go to the website and like your local walmart store. i'm jane king for wbal-tv 11 news. >> inflammation is the condition
linked to a serious medical problem -- diabetes, cancer. aspirin can help fight inflammation. what you week can influence things as well. a number of studies show the benefits of food as inflammation fighters. >> other things that dieticians have been recommending for a long time as well as other health organizations -- foods high in america free fatty acids. >> fish like salmon are among the best information fighters. also, fruits and whole grains. avoid things like butter. websitewe have more on the wbaltv.com. >> we of fire trucks at tying up traffic. >> history is made in arlington, texas.
>> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. would you be willing to pay more for wind power? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are tracking some fire activity in two locations. we start along balder road and central avenue. possible delays and closures -- restore along butler road. pratt street and gay street, accident just into us. lay's beginning on 795 down towards liberty. no problems to report down to 95. problem free i 95 out of the northeast. the 83's so far without any significant delays. this is liberty. out of the traffic and those delays are falling into place. -- outer loop traffic. a smooth start on the key bridge. no problems on any of the other area bridges this morning. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning.
it is a dry morning commute. that could change as we move toward the afternoon. rain showers are moving in from north carolina and moving into southern krajina. this is light in nature. the heavier stuff will move in tonight. a bit of a mild start today. 63 degrees this morning. we warm up by about 10 degrees. a high of 74 degrees with a lot of clouds in the sky. a slight chance of rain this afternoon. most of the rain will come in tonight. now we go over to sports. >> now here's the man. here's the sports report. it is not often that a first happens in baseball. history was made last night in texas. the tigers were trailing one game to none.
the tigers were down. this was a pitch and this gave the tigers a 3-2 lead. nelson cruz. the tide goes into the 11th inning. bases loaded for nelson cruz. is is the first walk off grand slam in major league playoff history. the rangers win 7-3. moving on to the national league. in milwaukee, their first appearance since joining the national league. albert pujols put on a clinic. he crushed a pitch. there she goes. his first home run of the post season gives the cardinals a 2-1 lead. moving on, pulls again, a blast to deep center over morgan.
-- moving on, albert pujols again. it was pretty much all corbels all night. that series is even up one game apiece. -- pretty much all cardinals all night. not to football. a classic matchup under the prime time lights of monday night football. the chicago bears taking on the lions. lines welcome back barry sanders -- lions welcome back barry sanders. matthew it stafford unleased a bomb to calvin johnson. he takes in for his ninth touchdown of the season. the bears battled back just before the half. cutler connects and is the bears' 8 lead. third quarter, detroit up 14-
10. he takes it 88 yards for the score. troikas want to win the game and they are now -- detroit goes on to win. >> would join that did new -- you enjoyed that. >> leadfoot drivers be were if you're traveling through howard county. you might find yourself paying a hefty fine even if you never stopped. >> a home is rated and now a tsa security officer is facing a child pornography charges. i'm kim dacey live with that story. >> the ravens took to the field last by but not for monday night football. it was ladies' night. jennifer franciotti was there for it.
welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. the beautiful weather bank is coming to an end? >> it is that time of year. we're transitioning to a different season. we start off with clouds at the airport. 60 degrees and 93% humidity. it feels kind of mild as you step outdoors. we stay a mild throughout the day. we have plenty of clouds all day long and a chance for rain into the day. we will talk about how much rain will get in the seven-day forecast. >> thank you. 80's a security officer faces child pornography charges this morning following a raid of this home. >> now he is suspended from his job. kim dacey joins us live in towson with more on the story. >> michael scott wilson's
neighbors are stunned and disturbed by news of the churches -- of the charges. most of them describe him as a straitlaced federal worker. the transportation security administration took a lot of heat when an officer singled out a 6-year-old for a pat-down in april. but now a baltimore screener is facing charges for his conduct off the clock. 41-year-old michael scott wilson is charged with possession and distribution of child pornography following a search his home. >> as a parent, i think that it's a bit shocking and disturbing to find that someone was living so close, particularly someone who was employed in his particular capacity. >> wilson, who neighbors say is married with no children, was recently arrested and released on bail. no one answered the door at his town house. but neighbors had a lot to say about the accusations. >> i travel a lot, too. i go to the airport sometimes once or twice a week. so to think that one of those
types of screeners could live in your neighborhood and be under charges like that, it's alarming. it's definitely alarming. >> they do three-dimensional body scans where they can actually see quite a bit. to find and learn that someone who lived in the community not only lives closely but also was employed in a capacity where he has the capability of seeing other people in very compromising situations is pretty disturbing. itwilson's neighbors say serves as a reminder to keep your kids close. >> when i was their age, we'd get on our bikes and ride to a pool. now we take them to the pool. we don't let them go unsupervised. as i say, we keep them under close scrutiny where they are, and i do worry about the cell phones and the internet and all that. >> the tsa released this statement -- "tsa holds its security officers to the highest professional and ethical standards and aggressively investigates allegations of misconduct. the allegations against this individual in no way reflect on the outstanding job our more than 50,000 security officers do every day to ensure the
security of the traveling public." wilson has been suspended from his job with the tsa. kim dacey, wbal tv 11 news. >> thank you. police have cleared all lanes of southbound 95 after a deadly crash overnight. it happened around 1:30 a.m. this morning near route 279. your told that one person was killed. the investigation continues. >> one of the largest home builders must pay more than $625,000 to the federal government and seven states, including maryland. they say that there were violations at construction sites. the alleged violations include failing to obtain permits and not complying with permit compliance. baltimore residents appear reluctant to put their homes up for sale.
the number of new home listings fell 23% in september. the second largest decline since the 1990's. fourth straight month that new listings for the city dipped. >> more than 6000 latest pa cked the club level at m&t bank stadium. was a provocative unveiling by ray rice. >> biggest event of the year for late ravens fans who takeover m&t bank stadium for purple evening. >> we came from kent island and we're having a ball. >> i am so excited. the weather is a fabulous. i'm looking forward to kicking a field goal. >> on the field, plenty to do. drills to make you feel you can play like a raven and plenty of
picture opportunities. on the court costs, the feathered ravens jury huge crowd. >> you can feel the camaraderie and the spirit of purple. >> i am having a blast. >> is great to see this many women running around and everybody is decked out and rocking and rolling. >[cheers] >> it was the appearance of ray rice that had the ladies just about losing their minds. he talked about his uniform, and then after repeated pleas, started taking parts of it off. >> ravens! >> slick the denver broncos put on their first event for women. the only sold 800 tickets. this event was so that weeks ago
at 6000. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you better slow down if you're driving through howard county. next monday, new speed cameras will be issuing warnings to drivers. there will be in operation from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. monday through friday. but their locations will be changing each week. there is more on our website, wbaltv.com. on local news -- click on local news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> some problems on pratt street at gay street, an accident. another at liberty heights. fire activity. in glenn, belair road at central avenue -- butler road at central avenue.
55 on the north side. not bad i-95 south out of the white marsh area. south on the harrisburg expressway around 57 miles per hour. a smooth ride all the way down to the beltway. the j.f.x. is ok for now into the city. this is liberty road and the west side is filling up quickly. that is our first delay this morning. this is the key bridge. the east side is moving well. no delays at this bridge or the other bridges. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to ava. >> we have some clouds in the sky. it is dry for now. low to mid 70's this afternoon with rain showers beginning first in the south. a better chance for a heavier rain late tonight and into tomorrow. some of the rain could be
a crowd picked to the pieces. they were looking for tokens. the seven were placed inside, but each good for a prize. this was a three-day festival at the farm. >> do you think the price of a new car is through the roof? but it paid $4.6 million for this car -- somebody paid $4.6 million for this car. this is the oldest known running car in the world. it takes about half an hour to work up enough steam to drive and tops out on the speed of 30 miles per hour. that is pretty neat. >> 6;42. 61 degrees on tv hill. another round of debates from the republican presidential
days. police arrest a man they say it was trying to lure children into a secluded part in pasadena. police say the men was seen by witnesses allegedly giving to exploits money and try to lead them into a wooded area. reportedly tried to flee on a bike. is charged with disorderly conduct. further charges may be pending. a new poll finds many marylanders will be willing to pay a little more for electricity if it comes from wind power. what a hundred registered voters were questioned. 62% said they would be willing to pay $2 a month for wind power. that figure is based on studies by the maryland energy administration. >> that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- would you be willing to pay more for wind power?
>> we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> the republican presidential candidates will debate in new hampshire tonight. the focus is the economy. candidates have been dealing with everything from immigration to religion. >> medtronic has a 37% lead in new hampshire -- front runner mitt romney has a 37% lead in new hampshire. >> let's talk about living within the means. >> o questions about his mormon faith are a likely to surface
tonight along with the health plan he created as governor of massachusetts. >> i agree with that. >> he called rick perry light on immigration. rick perry is sinking in the polls. this >> is important for rick perry. >> herman cain will try to show why he is surging ahead. he says he can't wait to talk about is 9% sales tax. >> this is simple. when people understand it, they will support it and they will demand it. >> michele bachmann, jon huntsman, rick santorum and others will be looking to prove they can still win the nomination or even stay in the race. president obama heads to preserve where he will tour a
training facility and push his jobs plan. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> several new incidents to report. if you plan to lead in sykesville, we have a crash at route 32 and old frederick road. police are responding to that. pratt st. at gay street, watch for an accident. we have fire activity at liberty heights and also at butler road and central avenue. you can see those delays on southbound 795. they continued down for the beltway because of the west side delays that now stretch back to reisterstown road. beckham to use all the way down towards 40. 37 on the north side. starting to slow up as you make your way towards harford. southbound 95 shows some delays
approaching the beltway northeast. this is southbound 795. that northwest corner filling up quickly. we get back to reality after columbus day. southbound traffic out of white marsh down towards the 895 split. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. know what the bank to contend with this morning. this afternoon -- no weather to contend with this morning. the heaviest rain is down in north carolina. this is showing up on the radar as light in nature and not reaching the ground. we have an influx of clouds across the area. eventually the showers will move into maryland. let's see what is happening on the radar. a storm system down into florida. the rain showers extend out from
it and into virginia right now. this will be heading north which is why we will get into that wet weather. 71 right now downtown. 60 at the airport. 50 in hancock. 60's as you head east of the bay. will not warm up to much into the afternoon. low to mid 70's with rain showers arriving in the seven areas first this afternoon. we'll start to talk about the threat into central maryland. the halfies threat will hold off until tonight. we could get downpours late tonight. temperatures into the 50's and thursday to start off your wednesday morning. rain showers could begin into the evening. i think the heavy stuff will comment on wednesday and into wednesday night. we will have rain tomorrow and it could linger into thursday
and friday. we will dry out the second half of friday. the weekend looks good. sunshine will return for the running a festival and for the ravens game on sunday. >> police raid a home of a tsa security officer in charge and the child pornography. kim dacey is live at county police headquarters with the details. good morning. >> good morning. michael scott wilson has been suspended from his job as a tsa security officer. he is charged with possession and distribution of child pornography following a search of his home. neighbors say he is married with no children. they are stunned and disturbed by the charges. most describe wilson as a straitlaced federal worker that took pride in his position and the trust that comes with it. the tsa released this statement. "tsa holds its security officers to the highest professional and ethical standards and
aggressively investigatesthe allegations against this individual in no way reflect the outstanding job our more than 50,000 security officers do every day to ensure the security of the traveling public." wilson was arrested but was released on bail. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. here is ann curry with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. a new poll out this morning shows president obama's approval rating has take a big hit in two keep swing states. detectives searched a garage for potential evidence in the disappearance of day 10-month- old girl. as a live interview about the tumultuous marriage and how she got her back life on track. it will then ran a marathon just hours before giving birth.
here's one on 22 at paradise road. this crashed on 32 and old frederick road. we'll show you some delays. this is the west side. this is 95 at white marsh. we have back-up conditions. >> we have a chance for right into the night. it could be heavy at times tomorrow. temperatures will be down this week. >> looking for more weather and traffic, join us this morning for 11 news at 7:00 a.m.. >> you'll find more local news as well as up to date traffic information. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a great day. >> follow breaking news and weather any time at wbaltv.com, and stay connected with us on facebook and twitter.