tv 11 News Today NBC May 29, 2012 6:00am-7:00am EDT
>> a 10-year-old boy it was shot in east baltimore. >> a big day for the mitt romney campaign. >> preparations are underway for the u.s. naval academy graduation. >> are we afraid another day of record-setting heat? [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. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we set a record today?
>> we will not set a record but it is still pretty steamy. it feels like summer out there. 98 at the inner harbor yesterday. humidity now into the 91% range around the airport. mostly clear skies. south wind that 3 miles per hour. we will see a few clouds in the sky. it will be hot and humid today. low 90's downtown. it feels hotter when you factor in the humidity. a front may be sparking off some scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. not everybody getting in on those storms. they could be of the strong side because of the heat and humidity. >> welcome back if you're coming back to work and to school after a long weekend.
right now the promise on east jarrettsville road because of fire department activity. be careful. in bel air, the he 3 bypass is shut down at 543 because of an accident -- the hickory bypass. some delays in the timonium region. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side. 10 minutes to travel south on 95 for the beltway to 32. this is 50 at 97. so far so good east and west down. we're anticipating have your delays in the annapolis region for the naval academy graduation. southbound 295 down towards 32, just building volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> new details involving a
triple shooting in east baltimore. one of the victims is a 10-year- old child. the shots were fired around 9:30 last night on east hoffman street. police say the victims are all being treated for gunshot wounds to the legs. >> we're not sure at this point who the targets were. we have a 10-year-old who has been injured as a result. detectives are looking to find the suspects and bring them to justice. >> he got shot in the leg. for the person who did this, i hope you turn yourself in. and have remorse for the little boy that was shot. >> anyone with information on the shooting should give police a call. a man and woman were both
stabbed on west saratoga street on 3:30 monday afternoon. the extent of their injuries is not known. the towson university is in mourning this morning. 22-year-old matthew cheswick was crossing coastal highway early monday morning when an suv struck him. the driver of the suv fled the scene. witnesses follow the vehicle until police arrived to make an arrest. >> it is a loss that's difficult to overcome. >> police have charged diogo facchini with homicide by vehicle while intoxicated and other offenses. >> a victim was taken to johns
hopkins medical center. police are investigating another case of a homemade bottle bomb. the combination of the chemicals cause a gas buildup that leads to an explosion. the latest incident happened in front of a home in edgemere. homeowner picked up the contraption not knowing it was an explosive. >> it was warm and that's when i knew something was wrong. it exploded when i turned away. >> the man was not injured. anyone with information about the case should call police. >> after a long primary ballot, mitt romney is expected to make it official today.
he should earn enough delegates to earn the title of the gop nominee. we're joined live with more on the story. >> good morning. mitt romney called today a big day for his campaign and says he is looking forward to some good news. he and the present are looking to a long five months before the election. >> present! >> president obama laid a wreath at arlington national cemetery on memorial day. no explicit campaigning in his speech. a reminder of his defense policy. >> for the first time in nine years, americans are not dying in iraq. we're winding down the war in afghanistan and our troops will continue to come home. >> there was a memorial day event in san diego that attracted a bigger than
expected crowd of 5000 people. >> we choose that course so that -- >> so we can prevent wars because a strong america is the biggest deterrent to war. >> mitt romney beats out the president in one poll. both candidates honored veterans on memorial day. a different challenge for the candidates -- keeping voters interested during traditionally slower summer months. >> you cannot stop pummeling the airwaves with a bunch of ads, but you can start to shape impressions. >> mitt romney will be in las vegas tonight at a fundraiser hosted by donald trump. >> what happens next for mitt romney? >> he will focus on selecting a
running mate and focus in on the convention and will be working with the national committee about the party platform. >> thank you and have a great day. >> tickets for the baltimore grand prix are now on sale. this year's event will be bigger and better, say organizers. ticket prices begin at $15. today we'll get our first glance at the state's largest casino. there will be 4700 slot machines. until now we've not had a chance to see where all the money is going. >> it is one of the most recognizable ceremonies in the country. academy. naval
commissions a new class. families are getting ready to gather. starting to see signs of life. the concession stands are getting stepped-up. we can see midshipmen. it was a grueling journey for these midshipmen. 1100 midshipmen will graduate today. secretary of defense leon panetta will deliver the commencement address as well as the blue angels who are sure to be dazzled the crowd. you can expect heightened security throughout the crowd as well as plenty of traffic. the ceremony was start at 10:00 a.m. promptly. if you plan on coming out, make sure to have a photo identification handy because
security is heightened. >> 6:10. 72 degrees on tv hill. bad news for blackberry. >> a mother to be has a towering story of survival -- has a harrowing story of survival. >> facebook was to cut out the middleman -- facebook wants to cut out the middleman. >> how beryl plays a role in our seven-day forecast. >> some closures remain in harford county. and an update on the t
the warmer the temperatures are, the warmers we feel overnight feels intoamy ier the afternoon. the humidity is running quite high. here's a look at the forecast for the state today. 90 degrees for baltimore and d.c. cooler along the eastern shore. near the ocean, it will stay cooler. it will be partly cloudy across much of the state. a cold front approaches. appear more likely for the mountains. tipoffs out in the suburbs -- 60's out in the suburbs.
we will have to be patient and wait a few days for the humid weather to finally break. hot and humid across the east. the first front is pushing across the ohio valley. this will eventually drop down the temperatures. this will steer tropical storm beryl out to sea. dropping some heavy rain. eventually it heads offshore from the outer banks. no direct impact to ocean city. all this moisture will enhance the rainfall. that will be moving offshore. 87 tomorrow in baltimore. a new storm comes in on friday. >> good morning.
let's get you up to date. normal volume expected as folks head back to work into school. some closures on east jarrettsville road. that is in forest hill because of fire department activity. some closures along the hickory bypass because of an accident. another accident at padonia road in the timonium region. 11 minutes in the outer loop northeast side. same thing on the west side. five minutes from the 895 split down to the fort mchenry. everything looking good for your ride over towards the graduation at the naval academy. expect some closures closer to 10:00 a.m. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 19 people are dead after it
massive blaze sleeps rate shopping mall in the middle east qatar. it is not known what caused the fire. police in michigan have arrested two people for the abduction of a pregnant woman. she was set on fire. she put out the flames and they shot her in the shoulder. the will and enter the unborn child are expected to be ok -- the woman and her unborn child are expected to be ok. two planes collided in virginia. one pilot is dead. because of that crash is under investigation -- the cause of
that crash is under investigation. >> facebook could be getting into the smart phone business. facebook has hired former engineers who have worked on apple's iphone. some say this to be a bad idea. there is no need for a facebook phone. the top 20 hamburger cities in the country. other baltimore nor washington, d.c., made the list -- neither washington, d.c., it, d.c made the list. providence was number one. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day.
where did the best burger you ever had come from? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. summer jobs, their perks at some retailers. and bad news for the makers of blackberry. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> getting ready for a major global restructure their could affect 2000 job cuts. else could be even deeper and may start in the coming weeks. the blackberry maker is struggling with poor sales. stocks dropped on friday. there was concern about spain and the heavy debt load. the bloomberg maryland index was higher.
banana republic getting a sales boost things to their clothing line based on the "mad men" style. still maintaining their more standard basics. here's where to get the discounts if you're looking for a summer job. workers can get 30% off at the bath and body works if they work at victoria's secret. just 10% to its workers s and home depot does not offer a discount. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:20. >> to celebrating off of charles
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we expect the volume to return to normal after the long weekend. we have some problems. east jarrettsville wrote remains closed in the heart is felt region. route one is shut down at 543 in both directions because of an accident clearing. right now we're not doing slowly on the major roadways. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side. five minute travel time on southbound 95 from the 895 split to the fort mchenry. to and from the annapolis region, not bad here. this is 295. outbound traffic building down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. -- southbound traffic building
down towards a 32. >> right now know what the bank issues on the roads -- right now no issues on the roads. that could change this afternoon with scattered thunderstorms. the wind is southwest 8 to 15 miles per hour. we will feel like cooling relief but it will take a couple of days. keith mills has sports. >> thank you. good morning. hail to the champions in college lacrosse, loyola greyhounds. they work on right at the beginning of the year. -- they were unranked at the beginning
of the year. they played maryland in the championship. kevin cooper scored here but then the maryland the not score again. plot takes control. 5-3 greyhounds at the half. more firepower from eric lusby. is the hat trick. 7-3. the greyhounds can sniff it. netter for eric lusby, his 17th goal of the tournament, a record. charlie toomey talked about it. >> there were so many people who got us to where we are today.
this is for them. this is for all alumni. this is for our university. >> what a moment. greyhounds finished 18-1. the orioles and blue jays again tonight from toronto. 6-2, they lose last night. nick markakis with a rare scoring chance. that ends the threat. tommy hunter lasted just three medics. edwin encarnacion. 4-3 blue jays. 19-game hitting streak for adam jones. orioles lose 6-2.
>> 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. the air-conditioning is going to get a workout today. >> you probably already use the air conditioning because of the humidity. 76 downtown at the inner harbor. it doesn't feel so great when you factor in the humidity.
90 degrees is the forecasted high temperature. it will feel like mid 90's when you factor in the humidity. baltimore will be partly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms possible this afternoon. more details on the seven-day forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. >> celebration of sorts for mitt romney. >> after today's primary, he should have enough votes. >> texas is expected to put mitt romney over the top today giving him the delegates he needs to win the republican nomination. he will make his case from colorado today and then las vegas at a fundraiser with donald trump.
mitt romney brushed off concerns about associating with donald trump. >> i don't agree with all the people that support may. i need to get 50.1% support. >> it romney spent more today with the veterans and john mccain -- mitt romney spent memorial day with veterans and john mccain. >> you are true heroes and you'll never be forgotten. let us never used patriotism as a political sword. attrits can oppose or support a war. stand united in support of our troops. >> both candidates are pushing hard for their support. texas has 152 delegates at
stake but mitt romney only needs 58 to secure the nomination. >> concerns about water guns that police say are being modified to conceal shotguns. was an incident in california or police caught a man carrying a shotgun inside the plastic shell of a water gun. >> the city council will hold a hearing about the possibility of putting ads on this side of city fire engines. that will bring money to the fire department and keep open three fire companies that have to close. it will rely on a firefighters thethe placement of rolling billboards. the maryland marriage alliance group plans to hand the first
batch of petitions ahead of schedule. they have to collect 150,000 signatures by the end of june. any time to honor the military men and women who've made the ultimate sacrifice. this was the scene at shamrock park in bel air on monday morning. they paid tribute to the troops. more than 600,000 u.s. servicemen and women have died in war. never been carden stop by baltimore for a reception -- senator ben cardin stopped by baltimore for a reception.
the traditional ceremony salutes those in the armed forces. a flight was presented to the family members of those who have died in combat -- flag was presented. >> it means a lot to us. we want to remember our father and everything he is done for us. >> a woman wore a civil-war-era dress. >> the hard work of the midshipmen of the u.s. naval academy is about to come to fruition. >> this is a very exciting day. nadia ramdass is live in annapolis with that story. >> exciting indeed. we're about three and half hours
away from watching the class graduates. as you can imagine, the midshipmen and their family and friends are looking forward to this big occasion. 1100 midshipmen will be graduating today. during their first year, the midshipmen are not allowed to watch tv or listen to music and are subjected to plenty of strict rules. and physical training. these guys are tough. security will be heightened for the special occasion. we have seen a number of police officers with canines checking out the area. the ceremony starts at 10:00 a.m. this morning. if you of plans to, for the ceremony, a tropical be kind of tough. try to get out here as soon as you can. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and
insta-weather plus together. >> it will be busy around the naval academy, especially around 450 and 50. right now you may find some delays on the inner loop of the key bridge. in pikesville, there is an accident we are tracking. 36 miles per hour on the west side. some closures in the northbound direction of rwanda, the hickory bypass -- the northbound direction of route 1, the hickory bypass. you can see there are delays on the inner loop approach in the key bridge. we will keep you posted on that. these are the delays on the west side from 795 all the way down
towards edmondson. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now it has a check of your forecast -- now ava as a check on your forecast. >> . hot and sticky this afternoon. clear conditions across maryland. a cold front is approaching from the west. we could see some thunderstorms later today. temperatures will drop by the end of the week. 90 degrees today with scattered thunderstorms. maybe an isolated showers tomorrow. sunshine before another storm returns on friday. >> 6:38. 72 degrees on tv hill. when you cross a popular sport with smashing up cars. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. where did the best burger you ever had come from?
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the investigation continues into an earlier stabbing in west baltimore. a man and woman were stabbed near west saratoga street on monday afternoon. both were taken to the hospital. ton. ae crash in cecil 1 small glider plane went down there holly drive about 7:00 p.m. on monday night. the plane was carrying two people and both are said to be ok. >> millions of people in america suffer from dry eyes. the most common treatment is eye drops. dry eyes --
>> we're not able to rejuvenate the action of the gland so that the proper amount of oil can be secreted and the tear one not evaporate. >> the treatment costs $2,000. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we expect the normal volume to return on this tuesday as everybody heads back to work and to school. some additional delays approaching the key bridge because of this disabled vehicle. watch for a backup prior to the toll plaza. some delays on the west side. 31 miles per hour from 795 down
towards edmondson. northbound route 1 is closed because of an accident. eastbound jarrettsville road is closed because of fire department activity. inner loop traffic is very heavy leading up to the toll plaza because of a disabled vehicle clearing from the right lane of the key bridge. this is 95 at o'donnell street. take 95 as your alternate to the east side of the beltway. looking good down to the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> you may have to crank up the air conditioning as you head out the door this morning. already in the 70's at the airport. 76 downtown in the inner harbor. the forecast for today -- it will be a hot and steamy with temperatures reaching 90 degrees
in baltimore. cooler for ocean city, 83 with mostly sunny skies. partly cloudy skies anywhere west of that and a chance for a thunderstorm as a cold front approaches the area. the mountain state cooler, 70's spirit more showers and storms earlier into the night -- the mountain stays cooler, 70's with more showers and storms. we will see the temperatures continue to drop into the wheee. hardly a cloud in the sky. a stationary boundary up to the north. a cold front is on the way. it will bring some relief from the heat and humidity. all the way down into mis souri.
secondary cold front will not those temperatures down by thursday. tropical depression beryl has been downgraded but continues to move up the southeast coast. it will be kicked off by the cold front off the outer banks. that means no direct impact to ocean city. we could see have the rain for ocean city as we head into tomorrow morning. 87 tomorrow with isolated showers possible. much cooler and much less humid by friday. a new cold front moves are way by friday into saturday and we're back into the 80's next week. >> the hats will be flying in just a few hours as the naval academy commissions its newest
officer class. nadia ramdass joins us live with that story. >> good morning. the graduation starts at 10:00 a.m. promptly. as you can imagine, it was a grueling four-year journey for the midshipmen. 1100 midshipmen will graduate today. leon panetta will deliver the commencement address at the ceremony. the blue angels are here to douse the crowd. heightened security throughout the crowd is expected all throughout the day. we have seen a number of police officers with canines checking out the crowd as well as plenty of traffic as we get closer and closer to the 10:00 a.m. start time. graduate some start time is that 10:00 a.m.
>> here is matt lauer with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. the threat of severe storms from missouri and new england. al as his eyes on all this with this forecast. research on aspirin and possible benefits in the fight against skin cancer. justin bieber face charges after an encounter with a paparazzi? a woman survived a near-death experience when to started to slip out of a skydiving harness in the middle of a jump. will meet the couple behind this amazing wedding proposal when they join us on a tuesday morning. >> there you go.
a disabled vehicle clearing near the key bridge. on 895lansome delays southbound the harbor tunnel. some closures on the hickory bypass at 543 because of an accident. this is 895 approach to the harbor tunnel were all lanes are closed. >> job for thunderstorms this afternoon. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a great day.