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partly to mostly cloudy. 54 degrees at the airport. a mixture of sun and clouds. 20% chance that some of you may run into a sprinkle later this morning or this afternoon. high temperature near seven. much better chance for rain over the next few days. first we say good morning to sarah. >> i think the solute at your window with tears in your eyes -- i think i saw you at your window. attracting some fire activity at patapsco avenue and seventh street. looking pretty good. 61 on 97 down to the glen burnie area. 65 on eastbound 70. a nice start on each of the major roadways. five minutes to travel southbound 95 from the 895 split
down towards the fort mchenry. this is white marsh. southbound traffic moving well. volume is on the light side. this is 95 at the tydings memorial bridge. we concede southbound construction taking up the right lane. we will keep you posted -- we can see southbound construction. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> three children are hospitalized, rescued from a late sunday morning fire. >> kim dacey is live. what can you tell us? >> the children are 11, 12, 15. two were in serious condition at last check. two are on ventilators because of the smoke they in held.
it started around 2:30 at the home in west baltimore. the threers found 11-year children in a closet. the trojans were somewhat responsive and were rushed to the hospital. the older sister tyreka dodd was not at home at the time but is calling her older brother a hero. >> he is laid down on the ground and got on the top of them. he was the big hero. >> investigators are still working to determine what started the fire and were the parents were. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the homicide detectives looking into two separate shootings thiron sunday. a man was found shot in the head and was taken to a hospital.
police are searching for a motive in the shooting death of west baltimore. this happened on eutaw place early on sunday morning. an adult male was shot several times. anyone with any information is asked to call baltimore city police. >> funeral arrangements for two women shot at a church. brenda brewington with shot along with mary-marguerite kohn by a homeless man. kohn was critically wounded and died over the weekend. she was kept alive on life support so or organs could be donated. >> she always intended to give her organs. she was just barely alive when she was discovered and kept alive on life support. i believe she had no brain
function when she got to the hospital. >> police say the man who killed the woman was later found dead in the woods by the church. a man walked away from a nursing home on liberty road. he is a white male, 66 years old. he was last seen wearing a checkered shirt and black tennis shoes. if you have seen in, you're asked to contact baltimore county police -- if u.s. seen him. >> expect a big ad blitz from the obama at team. tracie potts is in washington with more on that and who might be campaigning with mitt romney this fall. >> president obama kicks off a campaign to fight off with big rallies in ohio and virginia. >> 14,000 is 11,000 more than
the biggest crowd mitt romney has never drawn. >> mitt romney was a clear target. >> investors like him make money. >> this race will not just be about the economy. the president favors civil unions but his running mate favors gay marriage. >> i am comfortable with the fact that man marrying man, woman of marrying women are entitled to the same exact rights. >> mitt romney has a decision to make -- who will share the republican ticket. newt gingrich -- >> i cannot imagine. you've known me for years the. >> marker rubco rubio. >> i'm not going to discuss that. >> i have better experience than barack obama when he was a
senator and ran. >> mitt romney has not made a choice, at least not publicly. team obama said look for new advertising focusing on the president's accomplishments -- getting rid of osama bin laden and stopping the massive job loss. >> 56 degrees on tv hill. a man found dead at churchill downs hours after the kentucky derby. >> back to work for congress. some college students are tpaying close attention to the agenda. >> more on weather and
>> welcome back. 59 degrees downtown. we did not expect any weather trouble for the morning commute. let's look in some of the numbers. 57 in mount airy. 55 degrees in edgewood. variable clouds or a mixture of sun and clouds. 20% chance for a rain shower. high temperature near 70. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> after the kentucky derby, police are investigating a murder on the grounds of churchill downs. a body was found early sunday morning. a security guard from the victim in a barn and has been
identified. he worked at the racetrack. hundreds of people took part in a paddle-out to honor junior seau. the former nfl star took his own life last week. there'll be a memorial on friday. >> congress goes back to work today. on the agenda -- student loans. interest rates are set to double. republicans want to vote on their own bill which would pay for it by eliminating a health- care program. >> 5:10. what would it take for you to switch cell phone providers?
♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone likes a bit of order in their life. virtual wallet helps you get it. keep track of spending, move money with a slide, and use the calendar. all to see your money how you want. ♪ >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. some areas where a fire activity may set you back a few minutes. here at park heights, we are tracking some fire activity.
same situation on seventh street and patapsco avenue. up to speed on the north side to the parkville region. no problems to the construction zone of the j.f.x. 60 on the west side down towards baltimore national pike. 70 in great shape in towards the beltway. no delays on 795. this is 95 at white marsh. moving very well at this hour. no delays. everything looks good down to the fort mchenry. this is 95 at the tydings memorial bridge. you can see the right lane closure because of construction but it does not appear to be impacting traffic at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to vanetta brooks of the mta system. good morning. >> so far so good. if you bust diversions.
the number one diverting at fort and lawrence. light rail and metro running problem free. first check on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines, reporting no delays. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. good morning. we have some cloud cover out there. very little in the way of any precipitation. 54 at the airport. 54 in jarrettsville. the winds will be key today. right now the wind is calm. there have been some breaks in the overcast. when the sun comes up, you will see some of it. we will call it a variable clouds. even a slight chance we did see
some sprinkles. a front is stalled on top of us . we cannot rule out the possibility a shower will pop up. showers and thunderstorms around cleveland and that will catch up to us tomorrow. a mixture of sun and clouds. 20% chance for a rain shower. high temperatures between 67 and 72. southeast wind on the bay. high tides at fort mchenry at 8:08 this morning. partly to mostly cloudy tonight. low temperatures drop into the upper 50's. that front will get closer tomorrow. it will be drifting across ohio. all that activity around us and we have a better chance for a shower or thunderstorm. it will also turn warmer.
high temperature to more mid to upper 70's. 76 on tuesday with a chance for a few scattered showers or thunderstorms. same thing on wednesday as the rest of the system rolls off the coast. i think it will turn cool on mother's day. i think thursday is mother's day. what is it? >> sunday. >> i was way off. temperatures around 70 to start next weekend. >> shame on you, tony. i am telling your mother. iphone users are loyal to their carriers even if they received bad service. a certain percentage said they would not switch service.
men are 20% more likely than women to change carriers. one out of four facebook users lies on their profile. sometimes it is about privacy. they sometimes post something false to protect their identities. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. without giving away all of your secrets, which is considered lying about on your facebook page? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. facebook executives were not lying when they said they were going public. they'll hit the road and try to convince investors to invest. even facebook users have a stake
in the game. >> we want to keep facebook free for everyone. mark >> zuckerburg -->> mark zuckerburg put out this video last week. mission is to make facebook more connected. >> access to the users is what is up for sale here. >> they have so many users. >> initial public opening is now set. >> advertisers want to be all over the facebook. they have never seen a site with so much usage. >> a reluctance to make facebook more billboard that bulletin
board. >> we'll use the facebook. we'll have a lot of things there. if there's all kinds of advertising, we are going to bail. he needs not to anger users. >> this will make mark zuckerburg even more of it billionaire just days after he turns 28 years old. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> at&t wants to help the protect your house. investors could kick off the trading week with a sell-off. jane king has the bloomberg business report. happy monday to you. >> we are seeing selling in asia and europe. that is an indication we will see a rough start here. we have the french election.
the socialist leader is an advocate of higher taxes, francois hollande. greek voters flocked into insight bailout parties. futures about one of dew points lower on the dow. there was a disappointing april jobs report. the government is selling shares of aig. this is the third offering of afg shares since may and cuts the stake in the company to 63%. more americans pulling the plug on land lines. the best part is you can control this with a computer with high- speed internet or your smart phone. at&t does plan to roll at out
nationwide. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. back t back to you. >> a big announcement from domino's pizza. ree.hey are going gluten fo michelle obama is increasing food choices. >> thank you. >> 56 degrees on tv hill. the biggest opening weekend ever. >> it was big. "the avengers" kicked off the box office season.
>> it was a super weekend for " the avengers." >> the television world bids adieu one of their own. >> mordant to larger million million -- more than 2 l $200 million for "the avengers." "think like a man" came in second. george lindsey has died. he joined "the andy griffith show" and carried the character
over to a spinoff, "mayberry rfd." he passed away after a brief illness. he was 83. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] did you see "the avengers"? >> i went to a wonderful musical. i had a small part in it. it was a fantastic production. 5:26. 56 degrees on tv hill. still ahead -- >> a bad experience at what they had to say. >> a house fire cents and three children to the hospital. i have the latest on the investigation. >> president obama and mitt
>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is national roastleg leg of lamd day. >> it is not just for dinner. things are pretty quiet right now. the chance for rain will
increase. 54 at the airport. we did not expect any weather trouble for the morning commute. we have a 20% chance for a shower today. most of you will not see any rain. high temperature near 70. >> we should call tony lamb chop. that should be his nickname. will check your morning commute. no delays to report. pretty light in terms of volume. we have fire activity at park heights. also at patapsco avenue and seventh street. 58 on the north side. problem free in the harrisburg expressway. 59 on the west side just past baltimore national pike. this is greenspring. inner loop traffic is building
towards the j.f.x. a smooth ride on the topside of the beltway. this is ruxton road. southbound traffic moving well down to the construction zone. the left lane is closed. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> election day is roughly six months away. the economy has become the overriding issue on the campaign trail. >> both candidates are arguing who can fix it better. tara mergener has this report. good morning. >> good morning. at this point most national polls show mitt romney and the president running neck and neck. it may be the economy that tips the scale in november. the latest jobless numbers have given president obama --
>> we're making progress. >> and mitt romney plenty to talk about. >> president obama is out of ideas and out of excuses. >> the unemployment rate still hovering above 8% and 340,000 americans giving up the search for work. >> that is a terrible number. >> job creation numbers fall for the third straight month. >> vice president joe biden fireback. >> what is he proposing? he is proposing going back to the last policy of the last administration on steroids. >> president obama on saturday officially launched his campaign asking crowds to look ahead. >> we have to move forward so the future we imagines in 2008. >> the latest gallup swing state poll shows more voters think
mitt romney would do a better job handling the economy over the next four years than president obama. >> this is a time when america wants to create jobs and get people working again. >> talk about the economy continues with mitt romney in ohio. the president does the same to mark in new york. >> joe biden made headlines for a comment he made about gay marriage. >> during an interview, joe biden said he openly supports gay marriage and all the rights that heterosexual rights have including civil liberties. the white house issued a statement saying joe biden did not break ranks with president obama, who does not openly support gay marriage. >> tara mergener, thank you. >> fire and the stickiest will try to determine what started a fire in west baltimore.
three children were rescued. kim dacey is live. what can you tell us about the injuries to the victims? >> the children are 11, 12, 15. two were in serious condition at last check. two are on ventilators because of the smoke they inhaled. >> we just lost everything. >> a fire may have distorted -- have destroyed tyreka dodd's hom e but she's grateful that her children are rescued. >> >> he just laid down on the ground and got on the top of them. he was the big hero. >> i saw smoke coming out of the house. i saw them.
somebody said, and help us. i didn't know who was because you couldn't see. >> of firefighters found the children in a clause appeared the children were somewhat responsive. >> there were brought outside and handed over to care by paramedics who attempted resuscitation efforts on the scene. >> the children were rushed to the hospital. >> they will recover. >> investigators are still working to determine what started the fire. they are trying to figure route where their parents were at the time. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police are still trying to determine what caused a deadly car accident on sunday evening. it happened on jurors looked like a little after 8:00 p.m. last night. the victim was pronounced dead
when crews arrived. >> a local couple said they were cheated out of thousands of dollars by a man they trusted to do work inside their apartment. >> the contractors were hired to install floors and pay half of the cost up front. >> i gave him $2,500. that was back in march of last year. i have not heard from him since. >> the contractor was not licensed even though he had a number. the problem >> is that license was not assigned to him or is company. >> we found that contractor. >> mr. tyrell? >> the contractor had to say when we caught up with them. other complaints about him. what you need to do before hired a contractor. >> if i saw your running after
me, i would do the same thing. 5:36. 56 degrees on tv hill. not everybody is a morning person. what might be good for your energy level might not be good for your teeth. don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. without giving away all of your secrets, what would you consider lying about on your facebook page? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook -- and don't lie -- page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> we are tracking some of fire activity
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>> welcome back. 5:39. 59 degrees downtown. nothing going on weather-wise. a few clouds hanging around. no precipitation. you might want to take a light jacket. 56 in york, pennsylvania. a mixture of sun and clouds. variable clouds. 20% chance for it rain shower as we head into the afternoon. high temperature around 70 degrees. the average high is 71. the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> the institute of medicine says more needs to be done to stop america's rising obesity rates. >> they are releasing their latest report tomorrow.
the report focuses on strategist people can use to support healthy diet efforts. they work outside of government to make policy suggestions. energy drinks might give you a needed boost. >> they may be doing a lot of harm to your teeth and the same goes to a sports drinks. beverages can damage to the enamel and cause cavities some. examples include red bull and power raade. the study was not conducted on humans. >> 56 degrees on tv hill. he struck out five times but chris davis was sundays and the mvp.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. there are a few problems. none of them affected major roadways. we start in park heights. fire department activity. same thing on the south side at seventh street and patapsco avenue. speeds around 66 on southbound 83 from timonium road. so far so good on the j.f.x.
through the construction zone. this is 795 at franklin. traffic is building down towards owings mills. overall, a nice start. 50 at sandy point, looking like a nice start to and from the eastern shore. everything moving well at the toll plaza. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to vanetta brooks of the mta system. good morning. >> we continue to show a few diversions as the number-one line is diverting at fort and lawrence. light rail and metro running problem free. we have a delay on the camden line. penn and brunswick trains running problem free from end to end. >> so far so good. we have some rain in the seven-
day forecast. we will say good morning to ava marie. she is in the kitchen at nick's fish house. >> the smell here is amazing. we're getting ready for the women's housing coalition fund- raiser, the 32nd annual happening next monday atnick's fish house -- at nick's fish house. you are cooking up a storm. what are you making? >> i start with the shallots. >> that is what you are flying up. >> these are onions and peppers. salt and pepper. >> this is the base for the oysters. >> we will make an herb butter
for the oysters. deglaze with the white wine. a little lemon juice. we let this reduced a little. >> ooh, look at that. is this the finished product? >> we add this to the oysters. farmers on cheese and parsley -- parmesan cheese. get the flavor with the oysters along with the herb butter. >> that is one of the items. it will be a caribbean theme. >> we have quite a few items. we have shrimp cocktail, leg of
lamb, seafood. >> we will be tasting that when we come back. they are cooked oysters. >> they are not raw. >> this is amazing. you will be cooking up all morning long as we get ready for the women's housing coalition. big fund raising event on monday at nick's. up.can sail right >> i was proud of you when you tried the raw oysters. you did get through it. these are better because they are grilled. >> i'm scared of the raw oysters. this looks amazing.
you can get tickets online. >> we will talk to the next half-hour. that is for a good cause. we have some clouds hanging around. it may look threatening but i think it will be dry for the drive time. 54 degrees in parkton. you might want to take a light jacket. right now the winds are calm. moisture will be pulled in from the atlantic and bank in up against the mountains. there are some breaks in the overcast. a mixture of sun and clouds. there is a front that is stalled in the mid atlantic. we have a slight chance for rain shower in the forecast. most of you will not see any
rain today. this system is producing some strong showers and thunderstorms across ohio and illinois. variable clouds. 20% chance for a rain shower. high temperature between 67 and 72 degrees. southeast wind at 10 knots on the chesapeake it wil. it will be relatively quiet on the water. tuesday and wednesday will be the best chance for rain this week. it will be warmer with high temperatures in the mid to upper 70's on both days. high temperatures back into the 60's by the end of the week. into ato the 40's going mother's day at night. >> 5:50. 56 degrees on tv hill. coming up, we'll look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery
work and birthday. >> ouch. >> keep sending us those responses. tony, shame on you for that. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> man, good morning. you can watch baseball for 90 years and not see when you sought in yesterday's baseball game. the orioles won. the red sox left fielder and chris davis pitching in the same game. 1925 was the last time that happened. chris davis went o-8 as the designated hitter. watch this play. a shot to left center field. adam jones to j.j. hardy for the relay.
watch the attack from matt wieters. -- much the twatch the attack. he started the game in left field. adam jones, a three-run home run. red sox but the first two guys on. he strikes out. a double play to end it. chris davis gets the win. the orioles get the sweep. >> i had no idea what was doing. i kind of blacked out. we got the win. >> it was a long road trips. talk about team wins. i think everybody made a
contribution. >> ty cobb pitched in 1925. the orioles back home today. the kentucky derby champ is coming to baltimore. won thee another kentucky derby. the last time the derby champion in this early was in 2001. not the namether, for wanting another cocktail. his wife owns a cookie business called i'll have another. that is a good story. we will see if he can win the triple crown. >> loving those o's. >> a new administration close soon take place in france.