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jacket with you. we're in the 50's. 51 degrees at the airport. upper 40's in some of the northern suburbs. we will make it up to 74 this afternoon. a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance for a little bit of rain. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. a few things to get to. northbound 97, we have a disabled tractor-trailer. it is taking up two right lanes. u.s. 1, have an accident. so for the rest of the roadways are looking pretty good. no delays on the j.f.x. everything running smoothly on the north and west side of the beltway. we will give you a live view of
traffic. this is wilkins avenue. building in the polo. a nice start on the entire belt light -- building in the outer loop. -- a nice start on the entire beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> maryland live! will be the state's largest casino. it has 4000 soldiers 50 slot machines -- 4752 slot machines. there'll also be six restaurants including a massive buffet. most of the slots and games will be available. >> will have 3200 machines that will be available.
we will have five of the six restaurants operational. we will have live market buffet, noodles, the burger palace, and the cheesecake factory will open. >> it is expected to create 4000 new jobs. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. with the opening of the third largest casino in the nation, do you think maryland should build a sixth casino? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> police are investigating an early-morning shooting. officers were called to greenmount avenue just before 1:00. they found a man shot multiple times. there was a massive drug bust in
baltimore. this happened on liberty road. there was $75,000 worth of crack cocaine and heroin and a wide range of high-powered weapons. >> these and not your average hand guns. we have day tech nine. we have a variety of handguns, a bulletproof vests. this is not somebody just selling on the corner. they are engaged in a high level of illegal activity. >> detectors were alerted by concerned citizens -- detectives were alerted by concerned citizens. five suspects have been arrested in connection with a meth lab. there was a strong odor coming from the holiday inn express led
officers to a room where they discovered the chemicals. >> it is our understanding they are traveling contractors and they were in town for work. they decided to make some meth their hotel rooms. >> police found a handgun during the drug bust. >> discussing stereotypes. a man is charged with murdering his housemate and then eating parts of the victim. he is from kenya. a leader says he's disgusted by the crime and the negative stereotypes it is generating. >> we have seen all, we have seen everything. there is nothing we have not seen here.
americans are enlightened people. they know how to consider -- whenever it is, this incident. >> police have not released a motive in the case. new details about the targets of searches allegedly ordered by john leopold. employees and properly access the criminal history of thomas redmen. among those employees who access the information, a retiree hired as a contract worker for leopold's office. >> it is not fine for county police to be doing that for the political benefit of the county executive. that is not legitimate law enforcement work. >> access to databases without
proper authorization is a criminal law. >> a number of firefighters face disciplinary action this morning following comments posted on facebook. there were at discounts to military members and police members but not firefighters. we appreciate the support. other firefighters commented on the post. the president said there are policies and he is embarrassed by the firefighters behavior. >> we're not here to be called heroes. we're here to serve our fellow man. is why i'm here -- that is why i'm here.
5:09. a beautiful shot at pimlico right there. 51 degrees downtown. much cooler outside the city. upper 40's and low 50's. you might want to take a light jacket today. 50 in parkton. 53 in sykesville. 61 degrees in annapolis. a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance for a couple of rain showers. high temperature of 74 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. stay with us. >> wisconsin governor scott walker becomes the first u.s. government to survive a recall. he passed controversial budget- cutting measures. he had appeared to voters who might have disagreed with
reforms but it did not warrant him being removed from office. we have a live report coming up at 5:30. jury selection continues in the child sex abuse trial of jerry sandusky. nine jurors were seated on tuesday. opening statements are scheduled to begin on monday. >> another trial involves bradley manning. faces a court-martial for allegedly passing secret documents to the website wikileaks. among other secrets, he is expected of leaking video of a a grouper attack on that included civilians. >> 53 degrees on tv hill. a growing number of retailers say they are victims of organized crime. we will explain.
our cloud is made of bedrock. concrete. and steel. our cloud is the smartest brains combating the latest security threats. it spans oceans, stretches continents. and is scalable as far as the mind can see. our cloud is the cloud other clouds look up to. welcome to the uppernet. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. there are some things we are tracking. we have two right lanes closed on 97 because of a disabled
tractor-trailer clearing. there is an accident in halethorpe. for fire department activity on the south side. everything looking good on 70 moving in towards the beltway. let's take a live view of traffic. this is 95 at 395. looking good towards the fort mchenry. problem free into conaway. this is dulaney valley. very light volume on the inner and outer loops. 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 despite a delay on the five bus. the five and 22 buses diverting at edmondson and sinclair. natu metro subway on time. you are invited to attend a red
line open house later today at 11:00 until 2:00 p.m. at ballrooms a and b. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we're off to a quiet start. all along thehoreline, there is going to be some minor flooding taking place around high tide this morning because of the push with fat from the northeasterly wind. the high tides will come in a foot or two above average. 51 at the airport. a 52 in rising sun. you might want to take a light jacket to start the day. we have a 30% chance for a couple of rain showers. we can see some activity in virginia. most will stay south of us.
there is a slight chance that some to move into the southern suburbs of baltimore. some high, thin clouds drifting across the area. that will make for a beautiful sunrise. a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance for a rain shower. high temperatures between 71 and 76. wave heights near 1 foot if you take the boat out. partly cloudy tonight. 30% chance for a shower tonight. we will drop back into the 50's. if you're a summer weather fan, innings will flop around. some of the north in the midwest will visit us in baltimore. it will be beach weather. 77 tomorrow. friday, 80. mid to maybe the upper a-plus
and near 90 by the time we get to monday of next week -- it to maybe the upper 80's. >> an airbag problem forces kia to recall nearly 73,000 cars from 2006 until 2008. a sensor can crack. cars are designed so airbags do not deploy if a child is sitting in the front seat. kia will replace the sensor for free next month. a smart phone will be sold later this month. bob hansen has details. >> they needed a cheap way to get a cell phone without signing a contract.
more people are turning their backs on long-term commitments and it shows in the types of phones they're showing. >> off of our subscriber base now has smart phones -- half of our subscriber base now has smart phones. this iphone is the same iphone you get any other carrier. >> when there is no contract there's no discounted phone. you buy the phone at the full price. >> in the time you normally would have a contract, you save over $1,000 with cricket. >> you get rid of it in a month if you don't like it. with the contract, you're stuck. i think this'll be an
indication that the prepaid phone has arrived. >> plenty of data for most of the customers. it cannot jump from plan to plan. >> if you're with a carrier, you cannot bring it to cricket. >> that was bob hansen reporting. stan? >> there has been a growing number of organized crime incidents. an early investor of facebook sees improvement for the site. jane king has the bloomberg business report. hi, jane. >> good morning. an early investor of facebook is well known from now apster.
he says he is bored by facebook. has unveiled a new site which allows you to video chat with other users on facebook. facebook shares are down 30% from the ipo on may 18. we did have a report on the services industry. that helped to pull stocks higher. things are looking strong for the start of things today. mass job cuts be ahead in the defense industry. thousands of layoff notices before the november elections. the national retail federation fills a record 96%. that is nearly all retailers say
they were targets of organized crime in the past year. has been stolen. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> walmart is planning to expand in the baltimore area. does that mean more jobs? >> two new wal-mart's will be opening soon and how many jobs that will create. rents are on the rise. >> thank you. >> 5:22. we have some nice weather on the way. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. with the opening of the third largest casino in the nation, do you think maryland should build a sixth casino?
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wednesday. i hope you'll watch are special. you can see that next wednesday beginning at 7:00 are different wbal-tv 11. >> 5:27. still ahead dodge the countdown is on. hours away from the opening of what is being billed as the state's largest casino. details are next. >> wisconsin's governor word soft a recall. more on what that means for the presidential election. >> another cool start on this wednesday morning. >> you like the morning commute. major roadways are shaping up pretty well.
>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> i am lisa robinson. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> it is in the 50's this morning. i have to ask you about yesterday. did you check out the sun? >> you might be more geeky than me. it was pretty cool. there's all kinds of video on the web. 51 degrees at the airport. will be looking back in july and august saying this was great stuff. we have a 30% chance for a rain shower but most of the would not
see any rain. you'll like the seven-day forecast if you are a summer weather fan. >> this is national running day. >> i am prepared. tennis shoes. issue >> you are running the half marathon. >> maybe i'll run a mile today. we are tracking a problem in the city at fulton avenue. we have some fire department activity. 61 in the outer loop as you approached 70. looking good on 70 making your way in towards the beltway. 59 traveling southbound on 83 towards the beltway. here is a live look at traffic. this is 95 at 395. no sign of any delays.
a nice start on 95. here's the north side at dulaney valley checking out just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> and historic win in wisconsin as the governor fends off a recall. >> scott walker will keep his job. hallie jackson joins us live with more on what this could mean come november. >> gop supporters are hoping that walker's win could help mitt romney. >> voters do want leaders who stand up and make the tough decisions. >> as a governor celebrated after be beckett recall challenge, tom barrett hoped all
parties -- >> at the end of the day do what is right for wisconsin families. that is what we 1. >> the recall after he stripped many state workers of collective bargaining rights captivated voters in wisconsin who turned out in numbers only seen in presidential elections. and political analysts working for hints of the presidential race. >> walker winning shows republicans will say they still have the momentum in 2010. >> mitt romney campaigning in texas proves walker's fiscal policies and said, i believe that voters across the country would demonstrate that they want the same in washington, d.c. obama as campaign manager showed that obama beating romney saying that demonstrates a steep path
way for mitt romney to recover in the state. walker is the third governor ever to face a recall and the only governor who has won. >> is wisconsin considered a battleground state in the upcoming presidential election? >> it will be. democrats have won the state for the last 30 years. in 2004, it was a thin margin. analysts are saying republicans have some reason to be helpful. >> hallie jackson, thank you. >> are you feeling lucky? the new maryland live! casino is set to open tonight. jennifer franciotti is live with a preview at the opening. have you been trying out this slot machines? >> i wish!
they are not turned on yet. we are feeling lucky this morning. this is being billed as the state's largest casino. it is masses. 330,000 square feet. 4750 slot machines. you'll find electronic table games, including blackjack, roulette, and craps. much more. >> it could not ask for a better position to be in. >> president and general manager can hardly hold back his excitement thinking that tonight this gaming palace will be filled with gas from around the region. it will create 4000 new jobs. it stands with the great casitas
of the u.s. it will be the third largest in the country. >> will have 4750 slot machines. will be the third largest casino in the united states. >> the casino will offer electronic table games including black jack, roulette, craps. will be a sixth restaurants including a massive bus that which is a must for a casino. so far, most of the slots in games and restaurants will be available. >> will have 3200 machines that will be available. we will have five of the six restaurants operational. we will have live! market buffet, noodles, the burger palace, and the cheesecake factory will open. >> it seems the only concern last week with the rumors
concerning a possible sixth casino in prince george's county which the cordish company feels would saturate the market in maryland. >> as opposed to having several strong competitors in the states, we think the market cannot bear another mega casino in prince george's county. >> this is where you can place bets up to $35. this is the high roller room where you can place bets up to $100. the casino opens tonight at 10:00 p.m. >> have you been inside a casino before? at i used to work get mi missouri. i won $100.
may be it is a good thing they are not open this morning because i would keep putting those quarters back again. you know it. >> a lot of folks cannot wait until 10:00 p.m. tonight. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. with the opening of the third largest casino in the nation at arundel mills, do you think maryland should build a sixth casino? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. 5:38. 53 degrees on tv hill. a simple blood test can prevent possible further complications. >> benefits might not outweigh the risks. >> we are tracking some of fire activity on the south side of
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>> welcome back. 61 degrees downtown. a beautiful start on this wednesday morning. a little on the cool side. take a light jacket with you. outside the city, it drops into the upper 40's and low 50's. the further north and west to go, the cooler in gets. 48 in york, pennsylvania. 51 at the airport. 50 in hagerstown. a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance for a rain share. high temperature of 74. we will check the seven-day
forecast going all the way into the weekend. i will come back in just a few minutes. >> a simple blood test appears to predict a patient's risk of dying within 30 days after non cardiac surgery. >> it can identify people at high risk of a post surgery complication. lost patience died six days after there was a problem. a new study finds the benefits of a daily dose of aspirin might outweigh -- might be outweighed by the risks. >> low doses of aspirin are often prescribed for cardiovascular disease. the use of aspirin increases the risk of gastrointestinal and intracranial bleeding by more than 50%. patients with diabetes had a 30% increase of major bleeding
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's see what is going on. we start at fulton avenue and ramsey street. we have some closures because of fire department activity in the city. speeds around 65 on the west side. looking good on the north side over towards towson. 64 on southbound 95 coming down from the white marsh area. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on 795 at franklin boulevard. let's switch over to 70 at 29. problem free at the moment to and from the beltway. 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. >> we have delays and
diversions -- the 20 bus diverting at o'donnell. the five and 22 buses diverting at edmondson and sinclair. marc trains on time on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail on schedule with shuttle buses operating between timonium and hunt valley. metro subway on time. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. it will be a quiet start for us weather-wise. along the western shore of the chesapeake bay, the high tides this morning will, and maybe one or two feet above average. keep that in mind if you're watching this year the water. there could be some minor coastal flooding. 53 in randallstown. 48 in westminster. unseasonably cool start. we're watching a system passing south of us producing some rain in virginia and north carolina.
there is a slight chance some of those showers could move into the baltimore neighborhoods. we have some high, thin clouds. a mixture of sun and clouds. 30% chance for a rain shower. most of you will not see any rain. high temperature of 74 degrees. wave heights should be a decent day on the water. things will flip around going into the weekend. the jet stream will move into the southern part of canada. warm air from the midwest will visit us in baltimore. a little cold today. up to 77. 50's starting out on thursday. it should be dry through the weekend. 84 on saturday. 86 on sunday. it could approach 90 degrees by the time we get to monday.
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and you don't have to be a super athlete. imagine the benefits of less weight if you are injured. >> their legs are strong enough to walk and they can practice walking. eventually gets stronger. inyou'll see these machines therapy centers and gyms, fighting gravelly to help you train. >> interesting. the summer olympics begin in july 27, 51 days away. you can catch all the olympic action are here on wbal-tv 11. >> i would like one of those machines. >> 53 degrees on tv hill. the orioles a blow a late lead in boston.
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>> good morning. the orioles made it more dramatic may be the necessary last night but they still open the series with the red sox with saa win. 8-6, the birds win in 10 innings. endy chavez scores. 1-0 in the third. the red sox take their first lead of the night, 4-3. the orioles take control in the seventh. steve earce -- scores adam jones.
banon, two strikes -- man on. jarrod saltalamacchia keeps the game alive with a home run over the monster. and inning, the orioles pick him up. is what good teams do. ronny paulino. ronald scores. nba playoffs. the boston celtics are one win away from heading to the playoffs. and it was out fast. the heat in the white. the celtics come back. he muscles it up. 42-40 miami.
fourth quarter. dwyane wade with the ball. 78-71 miami. wade with the block. great tip. he hits the shot. spec takemura play by --spectacular play by rondo. boston wins game 5. 6 tomorrow night in boston. belmont stakes this weekend. goes for theother triple crown. he continues to get ready at the belmont. 11 horses have come to new york with a chance to win the triple crown since affirmeded.
none have done it. gerry sandusky heady up to new york thursday night. >> i think there will be a triple crown. >> thank you. shaping up to be a nice weekend. to enjoy a free attraction -- how to enjoy a free attraction. >> we love foree. >> i think we found a new hobby for tony. that could have been tony. our cloud is not soft and fluffy.
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