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baltimore county police looking for suspects. details are next. >> fire crews could soon be carried more that equipment and firefighters. they could be bringing advertising as well. more on last night's council meeting at city hall. >> lusby creek be enough to draw you in to the new casino? >> will be some relief from the heat? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> 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. >> strong storms last night. >> big boomers. we will go to a more comfortable
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air mass by the end of the week. we have some light rain on hd doppler. it is not the big thunderstorms like we had last night. we'll start out in the 60's. it will be monday uggy. may be some sunshine will break up later this afternoon. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. a nice start with a few exceptions. police activity on on 95 and it is off to the side. it may impact your ride on the inner loop. we have an accident on dundalk avenue. so far so good on 95 down towards the tunnel. 60 miles per hour on 295 down
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towards 100. 10 minutes to travel on 95 south from the beltway down towards 32. we wait for the roads to complete dry out. 83 at warren road is problem free at the moment. no delays from the maryland line all the way down to the beltway on the harrisburg expressway. 795 checks out just fine on franken boulevard. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. --franklin boulevard. >> police are asking for the public's help locate a gunmen responsible for a drive-by shooting in parkville. >> jennifer franciotti is live with the story. >> the victim is in stable condition.
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they say the shooting happened near a parkville hotel. the victim was a male and was walking near the welcome inn when a car pulled up next to him. 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 paramedics 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. right now police to have a suspect or motive. anyone with information should call baltimore county police at 410-307-2020. >> police are investigating a shooting in west baltimore. it happened around lunchtime on tuesday appeared the victim was taken to shock trauma.
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police believe the victim may have been targeted. a fourth person to a list of shootings on monday night. the final victim locked himself to the hospital. the other victims were a boy and at two and adults. none of the victims injuries are life threatening. no word as to a suspect or a possible motive. new data showing a lower crime rate. baltimore recorded the lowest numbers of homicides in three decades. there is an 18% decrease in homicides since 2009. nonfatal shootings are down 16% from this time last year. >> police have a father in custody charged in the debt of his own baby girl. police say demante palmer shook his infant daughter so vile only that she suffered fatal brain damage.
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the incident happened a week ago but the baby died this past weekend. demante palmer now faces attempted murder and child abuse charges. no one objected to a plan announced last night's city council meeting. the current plan is to recruit private companies to sponsor a truck and exchange a sign recognizing the sponsor will appear on the vehicle. >> i first heard about the bill and i thought it was idiotic. we do not want to be like nascar or a bus going down the street. after the shock wore off, this shows how far we have to go to make things work in the city. >> the city hopes to expand the plant to city-owned buildings. the mayor says it is time to
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passer bottle tax. she was the proposal to be fast track to raise the bottle track to benefit upgrades to city schools. >> 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. -- and we need the council to vote. >> for those who cannot wait, with a sneak peek of the latest casino. more than 4000 slots and electronic table games including blackjack and craps. most of the restaurants will be up and running for the opening. >> 3200 machines will be
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available. we'll have five of the six restaurants operational. we'll have live market buffets, seafood, and noodles. then the cheesecake factory will open in two weeks. >> when it opens, it will be the third largest casino in the entire country. that brings us 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, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to 6:07. 69 degrees on tv hill. >> what is making the ground and people's flesh crawl? >> the lines that dunkin' donuts
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are about to get longer. >> we're getting a check of the new food that will be offered at the ripken stadium. >> ava is making us hungry this morning. a new accident in the moncton
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>> good morning. it is 74 degrees at the maryland science center. a sticky start today. drier air will be moving in. i am live in aberdeen, the home of the ironbirds. f. cal ripken and bill ripken -- we have cal ripken and bill ripken. you're talking about the new food. >> this is good clean living. this.look at this is an onion loaf. these are some of the options. is not conventional breakfast food -- this is not conventional breakfast food. >> i'm going for it.
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this is an onion loaf? >> that is a small bite. you have to take a bigger bite. >> billy is the rib guy. >> tell us about the ribs. us. gooing to show >> look at that. >> you guys are taking your the food. you have the ironbirds. the season begins june 20. >> this is our 10th year. we had a food vendor before. this gives a chance to put our imprint on the experience. >> i have to say it is
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delicious. i have a whole new set of lip gloss. he is insisting i get the ribs. that is the bone. >> oh! >> we will go back to tony. man, you're killing me. you're eating ribs. like that off on your sleeve -- wipe that off on your sleeve. >> i feel like i have new lipstick on. >> lots of great food. you can get crabsnd watch a baseball game. it is a complicated weather maps.
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is the leftovers of was a tropical storm, beryl. it will get stronger later today and may regain its tropical storm status. it will not buy the rest in maryland. -- it will not bother us in maryland. the humidity will drop eventually but not until this afternoon or tonight. you can see the dew points drop off behind the front. everybody starts to feel comfortable when the dew points are in the 50's. 68 in randallstown. we should be able to sneak into the low 80's this afternoon. we had some big thunderstorms last night. light rain showers this morning. give yourself a couple of extra
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minutes. rain showers this morning. i think the humidity will go down this afternoon. high temperature between 80 and 85. a beautiful day tomorrow. temperatures in the a.80's. the rain comes back on friday. high temperatures in the low 70's this weekend. 6:15. >> good morning. not bad out there. we're waiting for the roads to dry out. we have a problem in monkton. police are arriving on the scene. we have a problem on the east side. police activity on the shoulder.
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we have a problem at dundalk avenue. 11 minutes on the outer loop north side. 10 minutes travel time on 95 south down towards 32. traffic. live view of southbound traffic is building out of the white marsh area. this is pulaski highway. no sign of any delays. we're up to speed on the east side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the house of representatives is expected to vote on a bill outlawing abortions based on the sex of the baby. it would also find anyone who helped a woman to have a sex- selection abortion and revoked
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federal funding for institutions that conducted such procedures. no word why sandusky met with prosecutors and a judge in a closed door meeting last night. he is charged with 52 counts of sex abuse. four of those alleged victims ask the judge to keep their names sealed during the upcoming trial. millions of crickets. nice tight shot. this happened a few weeks ago but has surged in the past few days. the infestation is not uncommon in utah. this year's is the worst in eight years. >> this friday is national done
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day.t dunkin' donuts will give you a free down not of the chores with the purchase of a beverage -- a free downnut the purchase of a beverage. the apple talks about a possible deal with facebook. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> apple ceo had a lot to say at a conference. he confirmed television is an area of intense focus for the company. apple is working on atv that may be unveiled later this year -- is working on a tv that may be unveiled later this year. facebook just received a second request notice from the federal
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trade commission to buy instagram. the agency reviewing whether the deal violates any antitrust law. respect relation that greece could stick with the euro. the bloomberg maryland index getting a boost on gains for under armour. bathrooms are going high-tech with steam showers with built-in speakers and toilets with mp3 docking stations. nearly three-quarters of americans admit to using their cell phone is in the bathroom. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> that is a stat i do not need to know. >> they probably don't flush
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while on the phone. >> the orioles are starting to struggle. keith mills tells us if teatime to press the panic button. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. volume is starting to build. we have a couple of accidents to get to.
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we start in columbia. otherwise, an accident near dundalk and one along jarrettsville pike and manor road. offer delays along jarrettsville plate. well down towards the beltway. -- watch for delays along jarrettsville plaike. all lanes are open. this is 70 west of the beltway. no delays in the eastbound direction. a nice start on 295 even though volume is building down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. not a terrible start on this wednesday morning. we have some light rain. you can see the scattered nature of the light rain.
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it should not be a big deal. a chance for rain showers this morning. it is muggy right now. humidity will be going down. high temperature around 83. when we come back, we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. here is keith mills. >> thank you. good morning. the orioles and blue jays wrap up their series tonight in toronto and the birds will try to avoid the sweep. star in pitching does not get it done -- starting pitching does not get it done. brett lawrie, a shot to the field. two score. 4-1 toronto.
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jake arrieta it gets replaced. 8-1 in the fifth. matt wieters was ejected by the umpire. major-league baseball with a major umpire issue. as buck showalter said, consider the source. wieters was replaced. he comes up with the bases loaded. the birds come back in the ninth. second home run of the night. the birds lose. the rays lose the orioles are still tied for first in the american league east. hail to the champions. oil was honored on their charles street campus as they held the championship trophy high and shared with their many a family
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and friends who came out to honor them to sever their first division 1 chip -- ever -- to savorr their division one savor.nship -- to they took the trophy around the state. there was a big deal. >> thank you, keith. a roadblock to the same sex law. >> baltimore county police all looking for suspects after a drive-by shooting on memorial day. >> mitt romney clinches the gop nomination but gets trumped. >> ava marie live in a burden
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oh yeah, this is what a weekend getaway should feel like. and does. if you're here that is. feel the fun. feel the hamptonality.
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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. looking ahead to some cooler temperatures? >> today will be the transition day from the heat and humidity. we have a chance for a few showers as the front comes through. just scattered light showers. i think the humidity will drop off.
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high temperature of 83. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> a drive-by shooting least one person wounded. >> jennifer franciotti is live in towson with more details on the story. good morning. >> that victim was shot and police are trying to figure out why he was shot. >> i woke up to what sounded like firecrackers. i heard, pop, pop, pop. what was that? >> a resident woke up startled monday morning to the sound of gunshots. a man was screaming for his 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
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about whether this was drug related or whether he was targeted. >> the committee includes an apartment and an extended-stay motel. >> police were called last june when a pregnant woman and her daughter were found murdered in one of the rooms. the woman's fiancee was charged with the murders. it is not clear if the victim was staying at the welcome inn. the victim listed in critical but stable condition. police say anyone with information should give them a call at 410-307-2020. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> julius henson is paying for his crime. a judge has ruled he must pay more than $1 million in damages for violations of the consumer telephone protection act.
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he will be sentenced on state charges on june 13th. >> opponents of the same sex law have said they of more than done their job. they have it delivered several boxes full of petitions and said they collected more than twice the number of signatures needed to put the issue before voters on the november ballot. >> we have won 32 states and we intend to win a state of maryland also. >> the right will win over the media and over the unions and over the gay and lesbian community. right will win because right is right. >> the state has 20 days to verify those petitions. 57% support same-sex marriage. 39% said they do not.
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mitt romney's primary win texas has gained enough delegates to become the republican nominee. part of his big day was overshadowed by donald trump. >> 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 for a fundraiser. it was hosted by donald trump. neither man talked about the so- called birther controversy. >> a lot of people do not think it was an authentic birth certificate. >> trump did not shy away from saying the president was not born in the united states.
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>> i think the american people are pretty fed up with this kind of nonsense. >> this week the president's campaign went after mitt romney with a new ad critical of romney's willingness to stand up -- unwillingess to stan up to donald trump. republicans are still focused on the central issues of the campaign -- the economy and jobs. >> governor romney is not distracted. the republican party 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. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> let's kill you up to speed on the roads. not bad out there. -- let's get you up to speed.
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eastbound plus the, we have some debris to watch for -- eastbound pulaski, we have some debris to watch for. as far as drive times, 40 minutes on the old westside. the in volume down to 95. -- building in volume down to 95. the volume is starting to build at harford. we will update you at security. there is your west side delays. it begins approaching liberty down towards edmondson. this is near 295. southbound traffic is going away from us. not too bad in terms of traffic towards the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. ava marie is joining us with
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billy ripken and cal ripken and previewing some of the great things at ripken stadium including grilled food. nothing is better than fried food. >> we have the ribs and the hamburgers. it is the 10th season for the ironbirds. what a great stadium in aberdeen. >> i think the whole complex is great for families to check out. >> when do normally get up in the morning? >> i do not want to answer the question. >> this is spectacular. >> we're starting our 10th anniversary season. this is our 11th season we're playing baseball.
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this is a community gathering place. you can sit here and you can watch people find each other and talk to each other and have seen for awhile. 6000 seats in the stadium. not a bad seat. it is a good down-home feel at the ballpark. >> the food ads to the committee experience -- the food adds to the community experience. very sticky start to the day. the humidity is still high. better weather bank into the end of the week -- better weather into the end of the week. we're having fun at the stadium and will be trying those crabs.
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>> to the use miniature -- do they use miniature bats to crack the crabs? >> what a great assignment she has. 6:38. in massachusetts boy pays it forward -- a massachusetts boy it pays a fopays it forward. >> 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
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>> a powerful side of the scenes of honolulu. were there for0 the ceremony. there are more than 3000 plant erns set sail. >> a massachusetts boy reaches out to a family he has never met. he started with a simple toy soldier.
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he traded his way up to a trip for four to disney world. he then give the family a way to a military family chosen at random who lost a relative at random. with the steel will receive a small corner of happen is a thing to a small boy with a big parheart. us.k you for facebook iing we appreciate that. >> 69 degrees on tv hill. up ahead, a look at the top stories. >> we have some scattered light showers. 69 at the airport.
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3q ♪ i, i'll bring the fire make you come alive ♪ ♪ i can take you higher what this is, forgot? ♪ ♪ i must now remind you let it rock, let it rock ♪ ♪ let it rock ♪ this time >> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. add a fourth person the list of victims in a shooting on monday night. the final victim locked himself to the hospital.
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detectives say a child was a passenger in a car that was fired upon. the victims' wounds are life- threatening. no word as to a suspect or a possible motive. police have a father because the charge in the death of his baby girl. police say demante palmer shook his daughter so violent that cheap suffered fatal brain damage. the incident happened a week ago. he now faces attempted murder and child abuse charges. support is growing to keep fire companies open. billboards will be placed on fire trucks to generate revenue, if approved. companies would sponsor a truck. then signs would appear on the
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fire vehicle. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> volume is starting to pick up, especially on the west side. no major delays on 95. for a lane closure o. miles per hour17 on the west side. 75 will start to back up traffic out of the owings mills area. in columbia, be extra careful because of an accident. everything is looking good on 95 through howard county. this is a live picture at security boulevard. this is a 83 at padonia road. no delays to show. southbound traffic looks good from the maryland line. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in with ava marie
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again. look at all that great food. the greatalking about food at ripken stadium. you guys are doing a different thing this year. you're taking over the food venue at the stadium. a baseball game with crabs. >> this is a unique item. this is the perfect venue for having crabs. occasionally a foul ball lands in your crabs. >> bill, you're saying this is a huge staple at the stadium. ll-i'm thinking the a american crab. we have joe and andrea. joe is out catching the crabs.
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he catches them and we eat them. >> speak these ripken style -- these ripken >> open the legs up. take the shell off. i like counting my crab shells. >> of course you do. these are all mine. you know how many to buy next time. >> we're talking about flying objects here. >> now you break this in half. peel this back. >> you're putting me to shame.
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you can share part of my crabs. ooh, the good stuff. what an experience. everybody eats hot dogs and the ball game but i think this is the perfect food. >> who is winning? i don't care. >> so much to look forward to, clean these crabs. this is a crab pretzel. there's also a shrimp salad. ripkenlike i'm in a sandwich. tony, back to you. >> is it too early for a beer? >> you the day the weasel slugger -- you need a the resul
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louisville slugger to open that. >> i'm loving it. >> thank you, ava. that is a beautiful stadium. they have good food. we have what is left of beryl down to the south. it is a tropical depression. sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. it will stay at offshore and not bother us in maryland. that is thanks to the cold front coming across the mountains. it will take awhile for this to sweep the humidity and the share activity and the clouts off the
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coast. that will probably happen over the next couple of hours -- the shower activity and the clouds. it will take several hours to get over to baltimore. 68 in randallstown. we should be able to sneak into the low 80's today. we have some light shower activity. nothing of any consequence. give yourself a couple of extra minutes. rain showers are possible off and on this morning. maybe some sunshine will snake through the clouds. -- will sneak through the clouds. einstein and breezy tomorrow. then the rain comes back friday afternoon and into saturday morning. most of the weekend will be ok
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with high temperatures in the 70's. >> 6:52
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>> time to get to your answers to our watercooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you plan on visiting the new maryland live! casino in arundel mills after it opens next wednesday? we will post more of your
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answers on the front page of our website, how is it fairing this morning? -- faring? >> just a few delays. but is backed up on eastbound 70 -- traffic is backed up on eastbound 70. speak to around 35 coming down on 95 southbound. an update of 83 -- the beltway and security. we're building in volume on the west side. this is a 83 at padonia. southbound traffic is still in great shape. no problems making way down to the beltway. >> it will cool down and get more comfortable. we will get rid of the humidity over the next few days. it will be a slow transition. we have a friend coming through this morning. we have some light showers.
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nothing of any consequence. 83 for high temperature. maybe some sun will sneak through this afternoon. it will be beautiful tomorrow. tabriz would drop into the 50's overnight. you can turn off the air conditioner -- temperatures will drop off into the 50's. >> if you're looking for more weather and traffic together, be sure to join us this morning for 11 news at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. >> there you'll find more local news as well as up-to-date traffic and weather information. you can find it on comcast channel 208, verizon fios 460, and 11-2. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25.
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