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waking up to patchy frost. 44 at the airport. 54 downtown. we're starting off to a cool star. we will have a cool breeze out of the northwest as temperatures try to make it into the low 70's. we will have sunshine. >> good morning. a few incidents to watch for. as you approach 795, a crash and you may find some delays and possible lane closures. we have a vehicle fire in windsor. a couple of accidents in bel air. one at laurel bush road. everything looking good on 95. the pulaski highway checking out ok. the beltway at york road, outer
loop traffic is pretty light on the west side. at park heights, problem free at the moment. an accident at the inner loop at 795. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> baltimore county police are searching for two suspects wanted for a string of robberies. >> jennifer franciotti is live to explain. >> the most recent case happened early saturday morning. police have a vague descriptions of the suspects. this could be connected to a similar case that happened around three months ago. police say two suspects approached the victim on pennsylvania avenue and york road. the men forced the victim to hand over money. it did not ended theire.
>> at that point the foursome at knifepoint to go to an atm and asked him to take out more money. >> the suspect on saturday used a knife. three months ago at the suspect used a handgun. these are two men that are african american about 20 to 25. they both have a muscular build. anyone with information is asked to call baltimore county police. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> ocean city police are looking into an unusual death. the accident happened wednesday afternoon at the holiday inn on atlantic avenue. police found eric allen unresponsive and he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. a shooting in edgewood. a man was arrested and charged
with several charges. investigators say jervis and shot two man. one victim remains in critical but stable condition. there was a longstanding dispute between jefferson and one of the victims. >> the trial of julius henson continues. he's accused of using robocalls to suppress african-american turnout. the jury spent all day on thursday considering the case. paul schurick was convicted of similar charges in december. >> a man was sent to life without parole for murdering trooper wesley brown in 2010. he was working and a part-time security officer went williams shot and killed him.
>> was mitt romney perhaps school bully? there was a report that he attacked a good student in high school. tracie potts has more on that. >> president obama's $40,000-a plate dinner appears to be the biggest fundraiser ever. donations are pouring in since the president announced his support for same-sex marriage. >> making sure that everybody is treated fairly. >> vice president biden as apologize for forcing the president's hand. republicans say they will use this as a key difference between mr. obama and romney. for now, romney is apologizing
after a report that said he believed a student in high school. mitt romney said he does not remember. >> i did some stupid things in high school. if i hurt anybody, i apologize for it. >> voters had mixed reaction. >> he was a bully them and he probably will be a bully now. >> look at somebody who did something 45 years ago. >> will that have an impact in november? >> i think mitt romney did not handle it particularly well. >> the economy is still the number-one issue. 2/3 2 not like how the president is dealing with gas prices. from washington, tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 49 degrees on tv hill. the search is over for a
downtown. 48 in cockeysville. 44 at the airport. if you step out this bordick, you may want a light jacket. a cold front is moving offshore. we will see plenty more sunshine and into the next couple of days. that will help out the temperatures. we have another rain chance returning late in the weekend. we will detail that in the seven-day forecast. >> a fugitive accused of killing a mother and daughter and disappearing with the younger siblings is dead. police say adam mayes shot himself in mississippi. the girls are safe and were taken to a hospital. mayes was charged with murder of jo ann bain and her daughter. he was just added to the 10 most wanted list on wednesday.
a public memorial service will be held for junior seau. he took his own life earlier this month. the mayor and many former players are scheduled to speak. a private viewing was held on thursday night. >> the cover image of this week's "time" magazine is controversy. upr some say the photo goes too far. the one pictured on the cover says she hopes that people think breast feeding is a biologically normal. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a file vote to picking breast-feeding avenue 3- year-old child -- you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> 5:10.
volume is not heavy enough to create any major delays. we will keep you posted. 31 at old new windsor pike. reports of a bus fire. the harrisburg expressway looks pretty good at the moment. we have a couple of accidents in bel air. 95 checking out ok coming down from harford county. this is the west side. outer loop traffic and so far moving -- no delays toward the accident scene. 95 at the tydings memorial bridge is looking good. we had an earlier closure of the right lane southbound. 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 on the trains. we have on time service on the penn, camden, and brunswick
lines. light rail does have a 20-minute delay. metro subway is operating on schedule. the five and 22 buses diverting at edison and sinclair because of construction. now back to ava marie. >> good morning. a bit of a chilly start to the day. 54 degrees downtown. outside the city, even cooler. mid 40's. you head the 30's as out to gaithersburg and frederick. you'll need a jacket as you step out. we're expecting central maryland into the low 70's. low to mid 70's in southern maryland. 60's and 70's along the eastern shore. just about everybody getting full sunshine today.
we have sunshine to help not the temperatures. that.nd will conmbat we will have a cooler feel for the day. sunny skies around baltimore with temperatures from the 60's to the 70's. we have a small craft advisory with waves around to feetwo feet. another chilly night tonight with temperatures dropping down into the 40's. we have full sunshine right now. the side has not come up just yet. we have clear skies. -- the sun has not come up just yet. high pressure will continue to push east for the next couple of
days. then a storm comes in from the west. that will bring our next chance for rain into the weekend. maybe a few more clouds by saturday afternoon. sunday late in the date we start to talk about minimal rain chance is. the seven-day forecast showing the temperatures in the low 70's today. made of 70's on sunday. a slight chance for rain sunday night -- made 70's on sunday. we stay in the 70's for the entire seven-day forecast. >> a new study suggests maryland is one of the best states in the country for economic opportunity. marylanders o an average 21% gain in earnings compared to 17%
nationwide. maryland was one of the three states to beat the national average on three measures. sunday is mother's day. if you have not picked out a card or gift, your smart phone might be able to help you. >> children thanked mom almost every day for the things she does. it is even more important on mother's day. consider enlisting the help of a smart phones or tablets. an e-card will arrive just-in- time. there is an app that lets you create personalize cards. e-mail or posted on her facebook page. app has pretty
designs. is is a flower garden app. this has a specials mother's day edition to turn photos into a digital scrapbook. those who plan to take mom out, scope out the local restaurants on a gooddining.com. people can donate up to six % of their meal tab to the cause of their choice. >> those are all great ideas. some ideas for you. but you have to have a smart phone. >> i have to go back to the pen and queill. will you pay for youtube? jane king has the bloomberg business report. happy friday.
>> happy friday. the postal service may have gone a lifeline earlier this week. it is not out of the water. ups says they will run out of crash temporarily by october. there would like to pay for future retirees' health benefits in advance. jpmorgan had a $2 billion trading loss. this is designed to hedge against risk. their overall earnings for the second quarter will likely take a hit. kind of a shocker for markets. futures under some pressure this boy. the s&p did recovered some losses. losses for cisco.
in an genome sciences back in the news. class go smithkline looking to buy the company -- glass co smithkline looking to buy the company. a premium subscription service. that doesn't mean that youtube ree. charge for what is for at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> we have talked a lot about mother's day, how much people are going to spend. some people are thinking outside of the box when it comes to what to buy for moms. >> how about a new set of tires? a new survey says some moms would love it.
a lot involving facebook passwords. >> guys love with men who think practically like that. >> i did nothing so. do not ask for tires. will a new car, with the tires? willie newtalking -- come with the tires? who is taking over the race? >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a photo depicting a mother breast-feeding a 3-year- old child is controversialan ape for the cover of "time" magazine? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv
>> there is another change for the baltimore grand prix. michael andretti will takeover. >> there will arrange sports marketing and ticket sales. they're responsible for the track and grandstand play out. the new agreement has built-in protections for the city. >> exceptional deal with a good promoter. you have a legitimate chance of success at this point. >> the grand prix race will be conducted each year in baltimore for the next five years. the agreement will be presented for approval next wed.. >> maryland transportation
officials say they're shutting down the ramp from the outer loop tomorrow from 5:00 a.m. until noon appear that is exit 8. is will be performing bridge work -- crews will be performing bridge work. 5:26. 49 degrees on tv hill. >> new details of the efforts to hire a replacement for fred bealefeld. >> police all looking for a suspect in two recent kidnappings and robberies. >> the economy may be the number one issue among voters, but the vote for president obama on same-sex marriage continues. >> skies are mostly clear. we'll talk about how that affects the temperatures at.
>> 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 nacional day what you want day -- it is national eat what you want day. >> the now like to talk with my mouth full. >> thank you a lot. >> this sounds wonderful. i love this day. 54 downtown.
46 into sykesville. a chilly start for today. we expect temperatures to be around 68 by landsdowne. high temperature around 72. -- 68 around lunchtime. i think chocolate cake. >> go for it. >> do i have crumbs on my face? a few problems on the west side. we have an accident at 795. no sign of delays. in towson, loch raven boulevard, we have a crash. there are two incidents in bel air. 95 running smoothly. pulaski highway running smoothly. this is the west side at security. starting to build but no sign of
any official delay. this is 83 at padonia road. southbound traffic is looking good through the construction zone on the j.f.x. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> president obama and mitt romney are trying to get back to the issue on the minds of millions of americans -- the economy. >> both are having trouble on other topics that are dominating the conversation. tara mergener has more. >> good morning. of president's endorsement gay marriage is still drawing strong reaction from both sides. it will likely be the economy that makes all the difference on election day. six months before the general election, americans are growing
more pessimistic about the economy. a new poll shows 52% of those surveyed are disappointed with the president's handling of it. during a campaign stop in seattle, president obama urged voters to keep the faith. >> we're making progress. are we satisfied? of course not. to many of our friends and our families are still out there looking for work. >> mitt romney is using the president's vulnerability on the economic to his advantage. >> we don't have to bump along the bottom. we don't have to settle in america. >> they both realize the economy is the number-one issue. hoping to galvanize supporters, a new ad clement mitt romney's stay as against gay marriage would turn the country
backwards. mitt romney is apologizing for actions in his past. the report says he pinned down a student and cut his hair. mitt romney will be discussing the economy again today in north carolina. the president in nevada, as well. tara mergener. >> mitt romney has -- joe biden has apologized to the president. >> that is what we're hearing. president obama and joe biden spoke before the president made the announcement of his endorsement of same-sex marriage on wednesday. the vice president apologize for speaking out of turn. the president had to accelerate his own announcement. he accepts that joe biden was speaking from the heart.
>> they have made up. everything is cool. >> police are searching for two suspects wanted for robbery and kidnapping. >> the latest situation happened on saturday. police do have a vague description of the suspect. this case may be related to something that happened three months ago. the suspect approached the victim near pennsylvania avenue and york road on saturday morning. the man took out a knife and forced the victim to hand over his money but it did not end there. >> at that point they forced him at knifepoint to go to an atm and asked him to take out more money. >> police are still looking for the suspects and are
investigating a possible connection to another robbery and kidnapping. that what happened about three months ago. two suspect with a handgun forced a suspect to an atm. >> when we have these kinds of crimes, detectives looked at all those angles and they look to see if there's any relation between any of them. >> police are not saying if either case was caught on surveillance camera. people are growing concerned. >> i think it is awful. i hope there's more done about protection for local businesses and anybody in the area who frequents the area. >> police only have a vague description of the suspects. they are african american males in their early to mid 20's with a muscular build, approximately 6 foot tall to 6'3".
jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police said they busted a massive marijuana-growing business in laurel. they found 341 marijuana plants worth more than $500,000. manoj unni faces several charges. said he left the department in 2005. an outside firm will be hired to help find a replacement for fred bealefeld local candidates will be considered. the mayor is open for a rigorous national search. fred bealefeld announced his retirement last week. >> the question at the center of
a controversy surrounding the latest cover of "time" magazine. the photo references a study on attachment parenting. some say the photo and goes too far. the mother on the photomaps says she hopes to show people that breast-feeding is biologically normal. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a photo depicting a mother breast-feeding a 3-year- old child is an appropriate cover for "time" magazine? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. 5:37. the lead an alarm clock to help you wake up in the morning? if so, you are not alone. >> that alarm clock could be
central maryland. low to mid 70's in southern maryland. 60's in the mountains. a light breeze out of the northwest. warmer weather coming in from the northwest. >> a panel of advisers endorses the first drug shown to -- >> the pill truvada is for those at high risk of contracting hiv. the manufacturer already markets truvada as a treatment for those infected by hiv. another reason to hate your alarm clock. is the sound make you fat? >> researchers studied the
phenomenon which is similar to jet lag when you travel. people can sleep in on the weekend. sleep and patterns are a good predictor of body weight. tried to maintain a regular sleep schedule. >> i'm not getting up at 3:00 a.m. on the weekend. >> how many alarms? >> two. >> i have three. you have to be sure. the longer you're commuting, the higher your risk for health problems. >> that makes sense. can offset the problems. >> open for some nice weather this weekend, you are in louck.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. there are a few problems. many have been cleared. we had some accidents in bel air. those are gone. there is still a crash in towson. 95 looking good from harford county. route 24 and pulaski highway or equally smooth. this accident is gone at the inner loop at 795. 795 checks out ok out of owings mills. this is 95 at the fort mchenry. southbound traffic moving without delay into the tunnel. 895 checks out ok. this is the j.f.x. and you can see it is moving smoothly down
toward the construction zone. 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. have a great weekend. >> thank you. moving along nicely. the five and 46 buses are diverting at edmondson and sinclair. light rail has a 20-minute delay. shuttle buses between timonium and hunt valley stations. metro on schedule. marc trains looking good. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. i'm kurt kronke. now back to ava marie. >> thank you. a bit of a chilly morning. 50's downtown. even colder outside the city. 44 at the airport. gaithersburg, 40's. 30's in the western mountains. temperatures could still drop a couple of degrees. some of the higher tops of the
mountains get a buildup frost this morning, i wouldn't be surprised. the wind is not much of an an hour thises of an hou morning. but this is the morning. the win will start to pick up later this afternoon. -- the wind will start to pick up later this afternoon. temperatures will be in the upper 60's too low to mid 70's in baltimore. cooler to the northwest suburbs. we do have a small craft advisory through the afternoon if you go out on the bay. waves around two feet today. mostly clear skies tonight. down into the 40's across most of the area.
30's in some parts of maryland. mostly clear. we have a couple of showers overnight at the delmarva peninsula. sunshine taking full force as the sun is finally coming up. high pressure normally associated with quiet whether and that this will have on deck -- quiet wheather. an area of showers developing in taxes. better rain chance is as the move into next week. full sunshine and savvy to today. 77 tomorrow. mostly sunny skies tomorrow. a few clouds by the afternoon. most of sunday is dry. better rain chance is as we head into next week. >> how long is your commute to
work? >> a new study shows how far you drive could affect your health. what one doctor says you can do to offset the a fax. >> at least about 45 minutes. >> a lot of traffic jams and a lot of frustration. >> your daily commute could be making use sec. people who travel 15 miles each way were more likely to be obese. many people can relate. she is always on the road. >> you tell your patients to do one thing and you do the opposite. >> just sitting in the cart during traffic. >> people only traveled 10 minutes had increased risk
of higher blood pressure -- just sitting in the car during traffic. >> what they found was you had less time to do all the right things. >> we need to work twice as hard to counter the effects of commuting. you need to have a plan and to keep your cool on the road. >> some quiet time. >> did not be sedentary at the office -- do not be sedentary at the office. >> get up and stretch. horses. go back to 5:50. the orioles make history against the rangers. keith mills will explain.
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>> time to get to your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think a photo depicting a mother breast-feeding a 3-year- old child is an appropriate image for "time" magazine? >> 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. now >> 11 sports with keith mills. >> good morning. considering what happened in the first games with the rangers, will take a double header split. the birds and rangers split the double header. the orioles won game one. the first corps was 6-5. the orioles hit three straight
home runs to start a game. it started with rhine of flattery -- ryan flaherty off of call below is. j.j. hardy, number 8 this year. call bill lewis later retired 18 batters in a row and struck out 12. not before nick markakis does this. this ball stays inside the foul pole. first team to start a game hitting three straight home runs. they needed every one of them. in the ninth, wei-yin chen was outstanding. he left with a lead. david murphy, three-run home run. vis andrus. of ellis andr game two. the orioles did a good job in game 1. game 2, a home run.
number 15 for josh hamilton. the rangers fall apart on defense. this grounder to elvis andrus. he cannot make the catch and throws it away. a single. the scores a run. 7-3, the orioles lose games two. the orioles play the rays night camden yards. the ravens hold their first minicamp of this season. this is for rookies and free agents. there will do so with all eight of their draft picks sign. courtney upshaw agrees to a deal. the third round pick signed as did thomas streator.
all eight are signs as they get ready for the first workout. loyola in college lacrosse. hopkins and stony brook on sunday in the playoffs. >> thank you. are you still saving for your retirement? half of americans are not contributing to a savings plan. >> giving a helping hand to first responders. >> the next season of "america's got talent" starts up. >> police investigating a disturbing crime