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there are still some rain showers this morning. you could see some light rain in some areas. it could last through lunchtime and then it will clear up. off and on light rain showers this morning. maybe some sunshine this afternoon with a high temperature of 83. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> welcome back. we're doing well. we have some wet roads. 57 over towards towson. 57 as you make your way past 70. so far so good on the major roadways making your way up towards the beltway. 66 miles per hour and problem free on 97 north and southbound. this is the glen burnie area. so far wilkins avenue not
tracking a lot in terms of problems. light volume to and from 95. this is 70 at 29. traffic checks out just fine at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police are trying to locate the shooter responsible for a drive by. >> jennifer franciotti is live outside police headquarters in towson with the details of. >> this happened outside a motel near parkville. the victim was a male and was walking near the welcome inn may car pulled up next to them. a passenger began shooting at the victim. residents woke up startled monday morning to the sound of gunshots and a man screaming for his life. >> the parallax got here. he said he did not want to die.
he was screaming. they were trying to calm him down. >> so far the victim has not been identified. he is in critical but stable condition. anyone with information is asked to call police. reporting live in towson, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. a boy is recovering, it shot in the leg during a shooting in east baltimore. this happened on monday night. police said two adults were shot at the scene. later we learned a fourth victim went to a nearby hospital. he was suffering from a gunshot wound. >> it was so loud. i thought there were coming in front of my door. we had to get on the floor was so afraid. >> no word from police on a
possible motive. >> and your crime rate according to some new data -- a lower crime rate according to some new data. the mayor says nonfatal shootings are down 16% from this time last year. the mayor is tired of talking about the passage of her bottle tax proposal. she wants the proposal to be fast tracked. legislation would raise the bottle tax from two to five cents. >> our kids deserve better. i have a real proposal that puts real money on the table. this would increase school funding by 120% or more. there are no other viable
options and we the council to vote. >> school buildings in baltimore city are the oldest in the entire state. >> there is a lot of support for the idea of speeding billboards on the side of city fire trucks to generate funding to save several fire companies. a resolution to allow the advertising and to allow a committee to regulate the process. >> i first heard about the bill and a thought it was idiotic. we do not want to be like a boss is going down the street. this shows how far we of to go to make things work in the city. >> recruiting private companies to sponsor. the department of education
grants maryland's more flexibility when it comes to no child left behind. maryland is one of eight states granted flexibility when it comes to that requirement. stay still want an >> it will play focus on the schools that are not performing and allow us to continue that focus that was started with no child left behind on highlighting subgroups and thinking what we need to do to highlight the performance of all students. >> the largest casino in the state will open its doors to the public. they're more than 4000 slots and electronic table games including blackjack and roulette. most of the slots and games will be available for next wednesday's opening.
>> 3200 machines will be available. we'll have five of the six restaurants operational. we'll have live market buffets, seafood, noodles. then the cheesecake factory opened in two weeks. >> rumors are swirling about the possibility of a sixth state casino in prince george's county. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. the plan visiting the new maryland live casino in arundel mills after it opens next wednesday? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. >> 69 degrees on tv hill. mitt romney takes the final step to becoming the official republican presidential candidate. >> because misspelling master's in the national spelling bee --
>> welcome back. 5:09. 74 degrees downtown. there are some light rain showers in some areas. .et's look at hd doppler you could see the scattered light raincoat showers. take an umbrella with you. the forecast for today -- off and on light rain showers through lunchtime and then i think it will clear up this
afternoon. it will be muggy to start today. the humidity will go down. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> mitt romney is now the projected winner of enough delegates to win the republican nomination. he has enough delegates needed to clinch the nomination. he released a statement saying he is humble to the delegates needed to be the gop candidate this fall. we'll have a live report from washington at 5:30. a bill would impose fines or prison sentences on those who perform an abortion based on the sex or gender of the child. bill needs a two-thirds majority to pass.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not bad out there. the roads are a little wet and they should be dry shortly. 66 south on 83 traveling down to shawan road. 95 looking good at of the northeast down from the white marsh area. 59 on the north side of the beltway. 61 past 70 at baltimore national pike. this is the j.f.x. at ruxton road. the construction is gone at 29th but we have some repaving. be advised of some uneven
pavement. the northwest corner, inner loop traffic is very light towards the j.f.x. 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. >> good morning. if you bust diversions this morning. the five blind is diverting at edmondson and sinclair. the one line diverting at fort and lawrence because of construction. light rail and metro running problem free. shuttle buses between timonium and glen burnie. one train is running about eight minutes behind schedule. i am vanetta brooks. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. kind of a complicated weather setup on the east coast. it will turn out to be in our
favor. the obvious feature is a tropical depression beryl down to the south. this will move to the northeast, being pushed off shore by a front that is coming into western maryland. some of the precipitation may make it into southern maryland later today. a friend is trying to come through at the same time. there's not enough pushed to go all the way through. will stay on the humid side at least for this morning. we have some nice conditions that will enjoy it later today and into tomorrow. it is still pretty muggy. these are the current dew points. the dew point is 70. everybody feels uncomfortable when the dew points are in the 60's and 70's. this is the comfortable air but it is haven't a tough time pushing to the east. don't expect the humidity to
drop off until later in the afternoon. 68 in jarrettsville. we do have some rain shower activity ahead of this front. we had some big thunderstorms yesterday. we have some light rain showers this morning. they will stick around until lunchtime. then we might get some dry conditions this afternoon. showers this morning in a few areas. high temperature between 80 and 85. if you take the boat out, i don't think you up to worry about lightning today. there are some scattered showers. the next high tide at fort mchenry is that 2:22. a beautiful day coming up tomorrow. mostly sunny and a little breezy. temperatures around 80 degrees. rain comes back on friday afternoon and lasts until saturday morning. it will be cooler over the
weekend with high temperatures in the low 70's. >> no more pushed to talk for sprint. the company says there will shut down the nextel network. spring purchased the network back in 2005. there working to move those subscribers to their other network. how to protect yourself from the latest scam. >> now again, one e-mail catches her attention. >> they said it was from the postal service. they said i had a package being held. >> that package was in colorado springs. she was on the hook to pay for
it. >> they want to charge you if you leave it over so many days. >> charges that were heading up. she was skeptical. she got on the phone and called the post office. >> the guy said it was a scam and to not click on anything. >> we would not be sending out e-mail us. >> scam artists like to use trusted institutions. using the post office is another part of the game. >> the postal service has been considered the most trusted government agency. but we're not sending of the e- mails and people need to be aware. >> the scam artists want you to click on it link inside the e-
mail. a link that could come with a virus that the takeover your computer and steal your personal information. >> do not click on anything you do not know about. >> good advice. be skeptical. >> be really, really careful. if it sounds crazy, it usually is. >> very true. that was bob hansen reporting. you to fall themhem to falli on twitter -- to follow them on twitter. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> united is being sued by black
pilots. in a complaint, paulist allies a few black employees are promoted to give the appearance of diversity. the carrier says united does not tolerate discrimination of any kind and that the lawsuit is without merit. wells fargo is also filing a discrimination suit. the suit was filed more than two years ago about mistreated black homeowners. stock futures are back on the defensive this morning. about a 100 point loss on the dow to start things off. a strong day yesterday. one thing boosting stocks was
speculation that greece will stick with the euro. pepsi will offer free downloadable songs you indifferent amazon's mps song. they have partnered with katy perry. pepsi is trying to revive its image by reaching out to younger people. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> more americans are focusing on the bathroom. >> yes. very important part of the house. we spend a lot of time there. times are getting more high-tech including docking stations for your ipads and other things. more coming up in the next hour. >> i do not think i spend that much time in the bathroom. >> anyway. we move on.
academy graduates. >> leon panetta was on hand to addressed the graduates. they expressed how proud they are of their midgetman. dshipmen.it m >> have a son graduating. he's going into the marines. he will be a pilot. >> i'm so proud of him. >> the first paraplegic graduate -- congratulations to him and the rest of the class. i love that. that is great. >> congratulations. >> 5:26. >> baltimore county police
looking for a suspect in a drive-by shooting. >> mitt romney cleanses the gop nomination -- as is the gop nomination -- clinches the gop nomination. >> we have some late rain this >> we have some late rain this morningg i should be arrested for crimes against potted plant-kind. [ clang ] my house is where plants came to die. ♪ but, it turns out all i was missing was miracle-gro potting mix. it's got what a plant needs. even plant food that feeds them for up to 6 months. you get bigger, more beautiful plants. guaranteed. who's got two green thumbs thanks to miracle-gro? uh, this gal. boom! everyone grows with miracle-gro.
>> there were some pretty big boomers. we will make a transition into some nicer weather. we will shift from the hot and humid to the more comfortable conditions. we have a chance for some light rain this morning. that is the forecast. some light rain possible to start the day. we could get a peek of the sun this afternoon. humidity will go down. it will feel more comfortable this afternoon with a high temperature of 83 degrees. we'll talk more about what to expect for the weekend in just a few minutes. >> right now we are tracking 1 accident at the city county line at dundalk avenue. that is the only problem of note. 66 on the harrisburg expressway. 63 on 95 out of the northeast
down to the fort mchenry. harbor tunnel traffic looks good. 58 on the west side. on 95 through howard county, 66 approaching 32. so far so good on the b-w parkway. this is the j.f.x. at ruxton road. a little bit of repaving happening. uneven pavement to deal with. no closures at the moment. this is greenspring. so far so good. inner loop traffic very light towards the j.f.x. no delays on the j.f.x. into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> mitt romney has enough delegates to become the presidential nominee of the republican party. >> part of his big day was overshadowed by donald trump.
we're live in our washington bureau with our report. good morning. >> good morning. mitt romney's campaign is looking ahead to the general election. donald trump is again bring up some false claims about where the president was born. mitt romney landed in las vegas thea fundraiser, hnot man talked about the so-called birther controversy. >> a lot of people do not think it was an authentic birth is certificate. >> i think the american people are pretty fed up with this kind of nonsense. >> this week his campaign when after mitt romney with a new ad critical of mitt romney's on a
willingness to stand up to the donald trump. republicans are still focused on the central issues of the campaign -- the economy and jobs. >> governor romney is not distracted. we believe this is an american- born job-killing president. >> that focus on jobs is evident in the new ad attacking the president for companies that later laid-off workers. >> is the end of may considered late for any candidate to clinch a nomination? >> it is > mccain in 2008. to have to remember the republican national committee did change the schedule to allow for a little bit of a stretched out primary process. >> thank you.
some are wondering whose name will be talking about four years from now. governor martin o'malley's name is being thrown around. jayne miller spoke with the governor about his future plans. he did set a timetable. at one point to make a decision about 2016? >> i have to a half years -- >> you have to start raising money. >> i'm focusing on what i'm doing for the people of this state. after november, we'll look at what the future holds. >> you are not saying no. isi'm not saying no but it not something i'm chasing after. >> police looking for
information that could lead them to an arrest in a drive-by shooting. jennifer franciotti is live in towson with the details. what we know at this point? >> police want to know why he was shot. >> i woke up to what sounded like firecrackers. >> a resident woke up startled monday morning to the sound of gunshots with a man screaming for is life. >> the paramedics got here. he said he did not want to die. he was screaming. >> a car pulled up next to him. >> one of the passengers began shooting at the victim. we don't have any information about whether this was drug related or whether he was
targeted. >> police were called last june when a pregnant woman and her daughter were found murdered in one of the rooms. will once fiancee -- the woman's fiancee is charged with the murders. he is listed in critical but stable condition. police say anyone with information should give them a call, 410-307, 2020. >> the new same-sex marriage law has won new hurdle to pass. opponents delivered a box full of petitions to annapolis on tuesday. groups said they collected more than twice the signatures needed, more than 100th 13,000 signatures. the state now has 20 days to verify the petitions. >> have you ever found yourself
telling your kids to turn down the music? >> loud music could be damaging to their hearing. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you plan on visiting the new maryland live! casino in arundel mills after it opens next wednesday? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> the roads are still drying out. will check for problems will check for problems
hanging around this morning. you could see some light rain to start the day. you'll see the scattered nature of the rain shower activity. most of the thunderstorms last night -- not a lot to drive through this morning. temperatures in the upper 60's and low 70's. off and on rain showers expected through lunchtime and maybe some signed will peak out later this afternoon. high temperature of 83. when we come back, we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> a new study finds a physical education is good for kids' bodies but good for the mind, as well. >> a group of elementary students were followed. by the ninth grade, the intense
physical education group had better overall grades and better physical motors schools compared to those who spent less time in physical education classes. >> a new study reveals 70% of teenagers had reduced hearing after a two-hour concert. most of the hearing loss is temporary. regular exposure to loud noise can cause permanent damage. more studies need to be done if teenager ears are more sensitive than adults. >> 69 degrees on tv hill. the orioles look to avoid their longest losing streak of the season. >> ava marie live in a predict at cal ripken stadium. we're talking about the the season for the eye and birds
line, be extra careful at dundalk avenue because of an accident. speeds around 46 on 895. fifth to ninth on the west side old mickey way down towards baltimore national pike. 95 looking good out of the northeast. still a little wet on the roads. we will let you know if we track any new problems. can update you on volume at the fort mchenry. lime is looking light -- volume is looking light. problem free at the key bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in with vanetta brooks for look to the buses and the trains. >> showing on the brunswick line 870, about 15 to 20 minutes behind schedule. yourself some extra time.
if you bust diversions as the one line continues to be diverted at for a lawrence. b5 and 22 lines diverting at edmondson and sinclair. i am vanetta brooks. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. good morning. we have some light rain on this wednesday and will check the forecast for the weekend in just a few minutes. ava marie is up in aberdeen at ripken stadium. >> we have the honor of talking to the ripken brothers. you guys have a whole new skills saet. we're talking about the new food. this sounds delicious. this is basically lunch time for may. >> i haven't decided if i will have a hamburger at this time.
>> all your honour's, now you have a hamburger named after you. >> that is not so far-fetched. a represented hot dogs for about 30 years. we're in the business of giving families and experience. we have to feed them. this is not so far-fetched. >> we will give you credit for the hot dog. grill ilt to correlate prop proper. >> have some crabs. not to many ballparks you can enjoy crabs while you watch a ballgame. >> everybody's ears perking up when they hear steamed crabs.
getting a taste at the barbecue. what a great experience. what inspired you to build this ballpark? >> we wanted to build a kids complex next door. we wanted to be a partner in the whole thing. you have the dream on one side and they come over here at the watch people that are living their dreams. it works well. it is hard to believe it it is 10 years old. >> the 10th season for the ironbirds rep read in stadium. -- here at ripken stadium. we will go back to tony in the weather center. >> what would you put on the
ripken hamburger? ask cal. >> what do you put on the ripken hamburger. >> lettuce, tomato, and ketchup. heese.be some cevi >> tell them stan says that it's boring and he should do better. >> i say the hamburger should stand for itself. thank you. notice how i deflected over to stan. complicated system on the east coast. have was last of beryl -- it will probably become a tropical storm again -- we have the last of beryl. it will probably regain that status.
it will move away from maryland. a front is coming to western maryland. this front does not have a lot of push behind it. it will be a slow process for that to happen. eventually i think it will and the humidity will start to go down late in the day. you can see the dew points across the front. 55 in oakland. 1 the dew points are the 50's, most people feel comfortable. 74 downtown. the temperature should be able to sneak into the low 80's this afternoon. we have some like rain stretching across the area in some places. these are not the big thunderstorms we had last night. light rain is possible for the morning commute. off and on light rain showers to
start today. becoming mostly cloudy this afternoon. i think the humidity will go down. high temperature between 80 and 85. if you take the botha, wave heights 1 foot or less -- if you take the boat out. lots of sunshine tomorrow. it will be a beautiful day. high temperature around 80 degrees. a chance for showers on friday into saturday morning. it will be cooler over the weekend. high temperatures in the low 70's. >> i am surprised you did not recommend bacon for that hamburger. >> you are making me hungry. stop talking. >> can the orioles avoid eight of 44-game losing streak -- can the orioles avoid a four-game losing streak.
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who was ejected in the fifth inning for question was a inconsistent strike zone from the umpire. the umpire was not the problem for jake arrieta. lawrie gets one up. 4-1 toronto at this point. the fifth, jake arrieta it is gone. 8-1 at this point. matt wieters got ejected in the fifth inning. major league beball has a major problem. the umpiring is inconsistent. bases loaded in the seventh. wieters would have been up. adam jones hit two himome
runs. the birds still tied to first because the rays lost to chicago. the san antonio spurs played last night. in santa ana, tim duncan went after 10 straight playoff when -- in san antonio. tony parker and the spurs came out smoking. the dunk. the spurs opened a 22-point lead. cuts the lead to 6. manu ginobili to parker. the spurs be the season 2-0. to look to sweep the thunder --
they looked to sweep the thunder. the party the lawn in loyola.ill on in chance to docham some something. felt like loyal had arrived -- we felt like loyola had arrived. had this man walked out of this locker room with their heads held high and know that they have done something that no other program at loyola has ever done and that is the great national championship to this university. >> that drove it will be displayed at the school for ever. >> we'
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