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60 degrees at the airport. it will be a mild day. we will get up to 74 today. pete showers will drift in and out of the mountains. -- the showers with tristan. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. not completely problem free this morning. we have an accident at route 24 in bel air. otherwise, a problem in arnold. some debris northbound ritchie highway. the rest of the major roadways are cooperating. inner loop from 75, about eight minutes to travel to the 83's. this is 95 at 395, looking good at the moment. no delays to report northbound
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or southbound. this is greenspring. look pretty good at the moment with light volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> baltimore county police arrest a man they say was a peeping tom. >> kim dacey is live this morning with the latest on the arrest. >> the man was arrested after a student chased him down out of a -- this happened last week. police say he was spying on women in building a. two women reported runs with them. a third victim caught him in the act and chased him until officers caught up. he is now facing six criminal counts. investigators believe more women may come forward to add to those charges because they say
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he has shown a disturbing pattern of behavior. >> this suspect clearly has a history of behavior. we have three incidents we have looked out and are investigating to see if he is connected with similar incidents and other college campuses. this is much more than a prank. this is a violation. >> he was set to stand trial in baltimore city next week for a similar incident. he pled guilty to another charge in january and got a $50 fine. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police have a woman in custody awaiting extradition back to texas where she is charged having sex with a teenage son. was arrested on monday. she allegedly had sex with the boy started when he was 13 years
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old. >> three children are still recovering in the hospital this morning after a fire ripped through their home. fire with shooting out of the upstairs window. this happened early sunday morning on west lexington street. two of the children were found in a closet. >> he said if they die, i will die with them. >> the cost of the fire is still under investigation. >> firefighters are still trying to determine why and where the fire started. police catch a person they say is behind a string of arsons in colombia. the sears store was caught on fire last week. .amage estimates near $400,000 >> funeral services for a woman
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that was killed begin at 3:00 this afternoon. funeral services for the second victim or this thursday at st. john's parish in ellicott city. the women were shocked last thursday when a homeless man walked inside an open fire. tsa officials avoid a security problem at the airport. a man tried to board a flight with this gun. it was loaded with 10 rounds of ammunition. the suspect was carrying additional ammunition. police took him into custody. >> the cia has supported a plan to bring down a u.s.-bound airliner.
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a plan to use and underwear bomb with a sophisticated new design. tara mergener has the latest on the story. >> good morning. officials say the plan took shape last month and was orchestrated by al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. another airline bomb plot bordered by the caa >> this was a nonmetallic bomb that never made it onto a plane but it was intended to go on an american plane. >> agents step down before the bomber picked a target or bought a ticket. this device said to be an upgrade of the one that failed to dent todadetonate. >> it is being analyzed and tested. this could be significant if they not metallic bond could
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make its way through our metal detectors without being spotted. >> the white house and the department of homeland security -- the whereabouts of the alleged bombers are not clear. authorities believed the bomb was made by the man responsible for the first under were bomb and two others built into printer cartridges in 2010. >> what this incident makes clear is that this country has to continue to remain vigilant against those that would seek to attack this country. >> u.s. officials insist the latest plot was not linked to the anniversary of the killing of osama bin laden. >> could that bomb have passed through airport security? >> that is the big question. the fbi examined that bomb to figure it out.
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it didn't have any medal in it. could it have gone through eight metal detector? it contained a powdery substance really detected by machines. with the bomb had been picked up by a body scanner? the fbi is checking it out. >> the white house calls for the release of a man kidnapped nine months ago by al qaeda. the man from rockville said he would be killed unless president obama agrees to the demands of the group. the obama administration says it does not negotiate with al qaeda. >> 61 degrees on tv hill. the senate continues its discussions on student loans. >> another former competitor throws their support behind mitt romney. >> this is the beltway at the b-
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w parkway. more on weather and traffic when we come back
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>> welcome back. 63 degrees downtown. we will make it into the 70's again today. mostly it will be 8 dry date. -- mostly it will be a dry day. 61 degrees in chestertown. mostly cloudy is our forecast. most of the morning will be dry. we will see a chance for some
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showers and maybe a thunderstorm. high temperature of 74. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> voters in north carolina, west virginia, and wisconsin head the polls today. the focus is shifting. dick lugar faces a conservative challenger. a same-sex marriage alignment in wisconsin. more former candidates or endorsing mitt romney. rick santorum said he is throwing his support behind mitt romney. they met on friday and said he was able to determine where the likely gop nominee stood on a number of issues. >> the senate is expected to
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take up a plan that keeps student loan rates from a doubling. a one-year extension last week. collecting more social security and medicaid payroll taxes from the wealthy. >> 5:12. 61 degrees on tv hill. moving is something we'll have to do it but a few tips can go a long way. >> book your plane tickets now because airfare prices are rising. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. there is an accident on route 24 in bel air. in bel air.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. an accident in bel air along route 22 at shamrock road. 95 looking good out of harford county. speeds averaging around 59 on 97. that is a nice ride. northbound ritchie highway we have a problem at campus drive. 11 minutes in the outer loop northeast side. 11 minutes on the outer loop side. overall, a smooth start on the area roads. this is 795 at franklin
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boulevard. southbound traffic is running smoothly down towards owings mills. this is 50 at sandy point. no delays to report. we have some flashing lights at the toll plaza as you make your way eastbound. we will check on that. 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 kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. moving along nicely. no delays to report on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail on schedule. shuttle buses in place between timonium and the hunt valley stations. metro on schedule. ting.d 35 buses are diversio >> good morning. we have a few clouds to start the day. i think the rain will catch up to us later this afternoon.
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nothing showing up on the radar. we can see some showers across garrett county. widespread showers into the mountains and back across the ohio valley. that is drifting in our direction slowly. we will get to the morning commute ok. high, thin cloud deck. we might get a peek of the sun. it will become mostly cloudy. 60 at the airport. 59 in frederick. 61 in chestertown. we should be able to sneak into the low 70's this afternoon. mostly cloudy today with a chance for a few showers or thunderstorm. most likely this afternoon. high temperature around 74. it will be light and variable if
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you take the boat out today. late in the day, watch out for lightning. mostly cloudy tonight. the front will get closer and temperatures drop back into the upper 50's. that system will come out of the mountains and will be walking very slowly across maryland. a chance for showers on wednesday. 50% chance for rain tomorrow. behind that front, it gets cooler. high temperatures in the 60's thursday and friday. the overnight low temperatures into mother's day weekend will dip into the 40's. mother's day, 74 with 30% chance for a shower or thunderstorm. >> chrysler is recalling more dodge127 current model char
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dodgeds -- 127,000 charges. if you have not booked your summer vacation, be prepared for higher airfares. airlines are intentionally cutting back on capacity and flying fewer planes, making fewer seats available. may is national moving month. some tips to keep your move smooth. >> many families may be planning a move to a new home. there were thousands of complaints against movers over lost or stolen items.
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do your homework. check out reviews. make sure they are licensed by the federal government. you can look them up on moving.org. get three estimates in writing. be sure to get a written contract that spells out pickup and delivery dates. consider accepting full value protection. regulations go into effect requiring interstate movers to include full value protection in their price quotations. know your rights as a consumer. check with the local government.
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contact law enforcement. >> i think moving is one of the worst things you can go through. dreadful. >> bank of america is mailing out letters to homeowners. a charity is now under fire. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning. >> good morning. a d.c.-based national charity called the disabled national veteran's foundation. it did get nearly $56 million in donations. after digging, an investigation discovered most of that money never gone up in the hands of a disabled vets and the families it was supposed to help. more than 11,000 bags of coca onut m&m's.
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bankamerica offering to reduce mortgage sell men's. if you're eligible, the number is on my twitter, at market jane. the market was looking oddly yesterday. bank stocks made things look not so bad by the closing bell. the first licenses following tests and demonstrations on the las vegas strip. cell phones were playing a bigger role in our lives. 86% of smart phone users have used their phones to do everything from traffic conditions to look up scores.
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some have used it to settle an argument. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> do you smashed a person in the face with your smart phone? >> i am not sure. >> there is an iphone sale going on now. >> at target. the girl scouts have a new moneymaker beside those famous cookies. we're talking about can bars. >> thank you, jane. >> they could not sell salad, right? we're counting down the days to the next preakness stakes. >> the first horse in baltimore, i'll have another.
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will he have another win on his way to a triple crown?
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that ishave another -- a name you'll hear a lot. >> is the kentucky winner and to ride fororse the preakness. derby winners usually stay in barn 40. >> i suppose it it is like a human. you said pictures up and you probably would not get much sleep. >> i'll have another is expected
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back on the track tomorrow. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think the chances of or of another winning the triple crown? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> wbal-tv is your home for the running of the preakness stakes. we will carry the race live and complete coverage before and after the big race. >> 61 degrees on tv hill. 5:27. still it legislators are meeting ahead of next week's special session. >> a woman chases down a peeping tom. i'm kim dacey with the rest of the story. >> just when you thought it could not get any worse, an extension to emergency
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construction on the j.f.x. and it will not affect drivers in both directions. >> we do expect some rain to movement later on and we will check the seven-day forecast. >> we will check on conditions on the j.f.x. along with some
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>> 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. statoday is national teacher da. thank you for all of your hard work and for putting up with their children. >> the weather will stay dry for a while. there will be some showers popping up this afternoon. maybe take an umbrella with you. 60 degrees at the airport.
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we will make it up to 74 this afternoon. most of the morning will be dry. pretty good chance for rain tomorrow. >> if you don't need the umbrella, you will look fashionable. >> maybe a cape and a top hat. >> very cool. there are some problems. we start in the bel air at the city. route 22 and shamrock road, we have an accident. lakeside avenue, and overturned the vehicle. number on ritchie highway, we have some debris and campus drive. 97 looking good north and southbound. problem free on 50.
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this is the j.f.x., all clear through the construction zone. this is 50 at sandy point. we are problem free at the moment. the flashing lights, they are clearing some overnight construction. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a suspected peeping tom is arrested and charged for allegedly spying on women in a hroom. >> dacey has details. >> he was chased down by a student at the college last week. police say this is part of a disturbing trend. the community college of
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baltimore county is a commuter school, the kind of place where a new face does not raise anybody's rare parrot he was able to blend in before he started spending time in the ladies' room in building a. >> he was spying on women why the use the bathroom. >> it is scary and creepy. >> investigators say two women reported run ins with campbell this spring. he was chased until officers caught up. >> that is awesome. >> campbell is now facing criminal counts raging 2 invasion of privacy. investigators believe more women may come forward. >> this suspect clearly has a history of behavior. we have three incidents we have looked at and are investigating to see if he is connected with similar incidents and other college campuses. this is much more than a prank. this is a violation.
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>> he is set to stand trial in baltimore city for a similar incident. he pleaded guilty to another peeping tom charged in january and was given a $50 fine. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the man accused of using robocalls to suppress black voter turnout will testify again today. julius henson worked for robert ehrlich. he testified about a proposal for identifying and getting african american voters to vote for ehrlich. said the robocalls were not meant to suppress the black vote. >> cross stokes introduced an alternative on monday. the proposed bill would propose an annual fee for colleges and
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hospitals that do not pay property-tax. the revenue it would help fund school construction. >> being able to equip these buildings with the savings that would allow them to learn at a higher level. >> the mayor's office says it would cancel a 2010 agreement with nonprofits to pay $20.4 lieuon to the city in latexliu of taxes. the house speaker will start calling legislators to his office. his goal is to keep them focused on the budget. this includes an income tax increase for those that make more than $100,000 a year. the special session next week is about that and nothing else. >> the general public does not
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want to c.s. and i think the quicker we can come down here and do the people's business and leave will be beneficial to everyone. >> the special session is expected to last at least three days. >> more bad news for drivers traveling the j.f.x. full emergency lane closures will continue overnight for the next two weeks. this happens as an orioles begin a home stand. the full northbound closures and detour at north avenue will remain in effect from 10:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. until this friday. and then saturday, full closures and a detour of the southbound j.f.x. will begin from 10:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m.
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we have a map of the alternate route on our website, wbaltv.com. click on news and there will be a quiz later in the hour. >> 61 degrees on tv hill. do you have a long commute into work every morning? >> many people use acupuncture to relieve stress. it also could be helpful for smokers. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think are the chances of i'll have another winning the triple crown? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> we have a handful of accidents including one in bel air. we will check on the ma
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>> welcome back. 63 degrees downtown. there could be some rain coming in this afternoon. outside the city, a little bit cooler. 59 in york, pennsylvania. 60 at the airport. we should make it up to about 74 degrees this afternoon. the clouds will thicken up by late morning. we could see a couple of light showers or sprinkles. the best chance for rain will be late this afternoon and into this evening. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> smokers having trouble kicking the habit might want to try acupuncture. >> a new study indicates
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hypnosis and acupuncture could help smokers quit. acupuncture tripled the success rate for people trying to stop smoking. this information was gathered for more than a dozen international studies on the topic. that long commute to work could be taking a toll on your health. >> increased blood pressure. the study found those who drove longer distances to work spent less time exercising and have a higher bmi. the highest risk of obesity was those who drove more than 15 miles to work each way. how long is your commute? >> not that long. >> mine is not that long either. 5:41.
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61 degrees on tv hill. back to reality for the orioles as they take on the texas rangers. >> we have a roomful of babies as we get ready for it beautiful baby contest. >> tony says to keep the umbrella handy because you could see some
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a good ride on the major roadways. this is bel air in route 22 and shamrock road. an overturned vehicle at lakeside avenue. hilton street and windsor avenue, another accident. so far so good in terms of traffic to and from the bay
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bridge. the problem on northbound ritchie highway has now been cleared at campus drive. this is the j.f.x. southbound traffic building just a bit and everything looking good towards the construction zone. this is 50 at sandy point. a nice ride so far. below that more volume in the westbound direction. 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 kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. moving along nicely. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail has a delay and shuttle places in place between the timonium and hunt valley stations. metro subway on schedule. the 19 and 35 buses are diverting. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have some rain to talk about.
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first we say good morning to ava marie. she is at a baby contest. is that like an iron man thing? what are we doing? >> this might be my favorite so far. we're getting ready for the most beautiful baby contest that will be happening this weekend at harford mall. this is one of the title sponsors of the ent. i'm here with joyce duffy and you're with the organization that will benefit from this event. a contest to see the most beautiful baby. people have already submitted the photos. >> we got 212 contestants this year. >> you have been doing this for two years. >> this year we did it website and let the committee vote on
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the most beautiful baby. >> a lot of fun events. what can people expect? >> people can come not to harford mall. we will have registration and a baby race or baby will crawl across the map to get a huge prize. then a mother-daughter look- alike. the contest will end with the announcement of our beautiful baby winner. people can visit our website to get a better schedule of the day. >> you will be announcing the winner of the most beautiful baby. we have pictures of the previous winners. >> carolyn barlow was our first winner. >> those pictures are adorable. the winners will be here this morning. we will follow up with them.
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that will be very exciting. come now to harford mall this saturday. most of the events begin at 10:00 a.m. you can register for the events. it sounds like a lot of fun. thank you for being here. we will go back to tony in the weather center. i give these kids credit, getting up so early in the morning. >> it has been called us to get you out of their re. i'm not going to do it. >> giving me some ideas. >> back away from the baby ies. ies. i will get ava off the hook. mostly cloudy skies.
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there is some rain west of hagerstown. there is rain upstream that extends back into ohio. once the storm moves towards baltimore, it will stick around awhile. you might get a peek of the sun. temperature-wise, 64 in annapolis. 62 in rock hall. we should make it up to about 74, becoming mostly cloudy. a chance for a few showers this evidence. the best chance for rain will be late this afternoon or this evening. the wind is light and variable if you take the boat out today. the next high tide at fort mchenry is at 9:00 a.m. the best chance for rain will be tonight. temperatures drop back into the upper 50's. that front will come walking its
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way across maryland. a chance for rain on wednesday. some cooler air behind this system. temperatures in the 60's on thursday and friday. temperatures will drop into the 40's on thursday night. we will make it up to 74 today. thursday and friday, we go into the 60's. there could be a sprinkle on thursday. dry and cooler going into the weekend. 35% chance for rain on mother's day with a high temperature of 74. >> thank you. 61 degrees on tv hill. the caps go into overtime with the rangers again. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. hope to have them.
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>> good morning. the texas rangers showed why they won the last two american
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challenges. they rocked the orioles and spoiled out what started as a festive night for the orioles. buck showalter her honored for career win number 1,000. hole.finds the wh the next batter is brandon snyder, orioles 0 first-round draft pick that they sold to the rangers in share. last but he did this home run and drives in six runs against his former team. 7-0 texas. seven more in the ninth. 14-3, rangers win. orioles were dragging and the rangers took advantage. then there are the new york rangers.
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six seconds left to play. the caps led the game. it looked over. it wasn't. caps in whilte. -- caps in white. brad richards put the past braden holtby. it goes into overtime. marc staal, 3-2, rangers stunned the capitals. they lead the series 3-2. a score with six seconds to go. the preakness is under two weeks. i'll have another is already in baltimore. he arrived at pimlico yesterday afternoon. this is the first time since 2001 that the derby champ is here so early. he's the only horse that can
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win the triple crown. affirmed did it in 1978. >> that is a long time. i'll have another is the subject of our water cooler question. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think are the chances of i'll have another winning the triple crown? >> keep sending us those responses. 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. >> what do you think? >> i think he will run well. it is a matter of how fresh he is. >> a list that you do not want to find yourself topping. las vegas is not first. >> mitt romney says he deserves
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the credit for the auto industry bailout and not the president. >> finding the perfect prom dress is hard for any girl. >> it is dry but we have some rain in the forecast. >> we have an accident as you travel on the west side. this is near liberty road. we'll update you on the delays and what is closed.
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>> police arrest a peeping tom and they say this is not his first time. i'm kim dacey, live with details. details. >>

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