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i'm jennifer franciotti. >> i am sarah caldwell. >> when it weekend we have in store -- what a weekend we have in store. the one difference will notice this weekend is the humidity and the temperature will be going up. i have not heard any complaints. the rain is limited. we had some widely scattered stuff yesterday. now a few showers up in northern new england and the great lakes in the northern plains. that is about it. the skies are as clear as a bell. i did run into a couple of patches of fog coming in. let's see what the traffic is doing.
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i did not have much to talk about. >> fog could be an issue for some motorists. we're off to a smooth ride on the harrisburg expressway. problem free on 795 out of owings mills. so far moving very well at the fort mchenry and the harbor tunnels. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is 70 at 29. we're problem free at the moment. building volume towards wilkins avenue. a smooth start on all the roadways this friday morning. police are searching for the man they say is responsible for several armed robberies in pharmacies. >> police do believe they have caught on surveillance cameras.
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kim dacey has details. >> police say this man steals paint medication and is known for apologizing to his victims before taking off. in mount vernon pharmacy was robbed twice. the pharmacist says he has a gun and told them not to hit the panic alarm. he made off with more than a dozen bottles of medication. police believe the same man is responsible for a string of pharmacy robberies since january. two at the mount vernon store and another on light street on january 31 and the harlem gardens pharmacy on march 15 and may 19. the robber has been seen wearing all black with a baseball hat. pharmacists across the city are hoping to catch this guy and soon. >> it is going to have a detrimental effect on the committee if he is not caught. people be afraid to stock certain medications.
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>> several pharmacists have come together an offering of 5000 or reward for information. if you know anything, you can contact baltimore city police. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. >> thank you. three teenagers are in police custody accused of trying to firebomb a home. alexander lare, crystal kalinowski, and christopher lester now face more than 30 charges including attempted murder. police believe there were targeting the residents of a home where police found a suspicious package they say was filled with molotov cocktails earlier this month. the teenagers are being held without bond. two women are claiming that b.g.e. failed to fix a dangerous problem that they say cut out of control.
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electrical surging was failed to fix, it says the woman. the surging lead to an electrical fire in september of 2010 during a birthday party with children outside the house. b.g.e. just said they learned of the suit. >> if you're thinking of trying your luck, be prepared for some company. thousand people did not make it inside the casino on opening night because they were stuck in mind or in traffic. delays are not expected to be as bad as they were earlier this week in. >> you have to be patient and stagger your trip. we expect it to be spread out begins the casino will be open more hours. >> construction near 295 is expected to be complete by
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sometime next week. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will the traffic problems at arundel mills keep you from visiting the arundel mills casino this weekend? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> loose lips in the nation's capital have lawmakers talking about how to stop leaks of sensitive information. classified u.s. operations. hallie jackson is in our washington bureau with details. >> members of congress are now hammering out details for new laws to try to prevent u.s. secrets from getting out. >> at risk. >> republicans and democrats spoke out about needing to crack down on whoever is leaking sensitive secrets. information about drove attacks overseas and warfare. >> to have all four of them come
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forward and to talk about the severity of these leaks i hope sends a message about how dangerous this has become. >> when people say they do not want to work with the united states because they cannot trust us to keep a secret, that is serious. >> the cia and the department of justice said they will not participate in some parts of the investigation. this shows how complicated this can get. some republicans are saying the leaks are coming from members of the obama administration looking to score political points. any suggestion at the white house is leaking sensitive information has no basis in fact. >the head of the senate panel said she expects to see some progress in the next month as well. hallie jackson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> i think she'll fit right in. she already has a purple friday on.
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5:07. a story about a former high school football star accused of rape and now exonerated. >> now he's getting a second chance for a career in the nfl. >> this is a live look at pimlico. you can see our towers.
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a little bit of activity. temperature on the board, but 50 degrees. clear skies. a beautiful quiet morning. not much is going on. we had a few scattered storms yesterday. there is some storm activity added minnesota. we'll be watching what is happening in the great lakes. the ocean city forecast -- a lot of sunshine and maybe a few scattered clouds. temperatures do were bought. by saturday and sunday, around 80 for the high. beautiful weather. it will feel like summer. we'll talk more about that in just a few minutes. >> and ohio teenager accused in a deadly school shooting will answer to charges today. arraignment is scheduled for the teenager who was charged as an
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adult for going on a shooting spree back in february. three students were killed. if convicted, he faces life in prison without parole. the man who admits plotting to bomb new york city subways will learn his fate. he pled guilty to conspiracy to use weapons of mass construction and other charges back in february of 2010. he said he was trained by al qaeda and that he agreed to be a martyr. >> a former california high school football star recently exonerate for raping a girl is getting a second chance. brian banks was in washington state for a private workout with the seattle seahawks. he is hoping to land a career in the nfl. the seahawks have extended an offer to banks. >> i'm so excited for him.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> hello, thre ere. right now a pretty smooth ride on the west side. no delays on 70 east down towards the beltway. 66 miles per hour on southbound 95 in the white marsh area. looking good in howard county. 43 in thglen burnie area on 97 southbound at 100. 70 at 29, very light volume in that area. some building volume on the southwest corner at wilkens avenue. we're starting to see some delays forming at wilkens avenue as you make your way from 70 down towards wilkins. we will keep you posted. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
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kurt kronke has the buses and the trains. happy friday. >> thank you. moving along nicely on the trains. no delays on the penn, camden, .nd brunswick lines lighs light rail on schedule. the 40's operating with a delay. the 20 bus is diverting because of the greek folk festival. a redline open house for an update on mta red line transit project. the next open house will be tomorrow at the hampstead help academy cafeteria in baltimore. i am kurt kronke. now back to john collins. >> thank you. clear skies this morning. a beautiful morning. we have had a bunch of them. we had a little rain yesterday. a few showers up and parts of new england.
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that will recharge today. around boston and up into maine, you run into some scattered showers. there are a few scattered storms in the upper midwest. more on that in a minute. we made to a degrees yesterday. 84 was the high at the inner harbor. -- we made it up to 80 degrees yesterday. reading sporting are a little chillier than yesterday. those who got rain got a little. a little at the airport. 62 in annapolis. 58 on the boardwalk. edgewood, 59. out and western maryland, oakland did not check again but i'm guessing they are in the 40's. the situation with our clear skies overhead. there are two weather systems. in between there is a big area
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of high pressure city over us this morning. the front to the north and not to the west will get a little closer today but not close enough to do much of anything in the near term. there will be a friend over the weekend suspended. off to the north and northwest. it probably will not be coming in. mostly sunny today. rain chances are way down today. looks like a good one. temperatures are a little warmer. the humidity goes up just day bill but today. a west wind on the bay with a 1 foot schop. drier conditions with rain chances a lot farther north than we were yesterday. for saturday and into sunday, we will see this activity to the north as the front is parked up
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there. 84 today. 87 on saturday. 89 on sunday. mort humidity as we go into the weekend. by tuesday into wednesday, the rain chances co-op for some summer like rain showers -- rain chance go up. >> would like a raise? it might be as easy as hitting the gym. those who exercise earn 9% more than those who do not exercise. the findings indicate exercise leads to higher earnings. gas prices are forcing many americans to drive less. many are also going small when making a big decision about what to drive.
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chris clackum explains. >> many if not most want one thing above all others -- less pain at the pump. >> 37% said fuel economy is the top consideration when choosing a new car. >> fuel efficiency is winning out even over cheap financing. >> i would take fuel economy over financing these days. >> it is y even suv's have gotten smaller. a ford escape gets better mileage on the highway. a comparable honda crv gets 31 miles to the gallon. >> fuel economy is probably top
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of mind with people. >> the talk is also about small car sales being better this year over last. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> there is a new offering from facebook. is the magic is getting more expensive -- disney magic is getting more expensive. jane king has the bloomberg business report. happy friday. >> the price of a single day parking ticket is now $89 at disney. that is up $4. looking for some fun closer to home, the maryland live! is now open to business, hiring approximately 2500 workers and employing 1500 on the property.
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it will support schools in the area. it is the single biggest source of revenue for children in maryland. spain's credit rating is being cut. futures are under pressure as volatility continues. the fed chairman did not say more stimulus is immediate. that is how we finished the day. facebook has something new offering 600 applications ranging from zinga. they hope that uses will stay on the site launder. -- they hope users will stay on the site longer. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> that is because we need more things to check out on facebook. >> exactly.
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>> thank you. >> we always need more to do. 5:22. the weekend is finally here. he grabbed your beehives -- grab your beehive and hon it
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>> it should be warm and dry bant weekend in baltimore. - >> the 19th annual honfest. couldn't enjoy all the regulars and the contest that started it all. eigning best hon said she has enjoyed her title. >> i enjoy being an ambassador to the community of hampden. it is time for somebody else. >> so gracious. for a full schedule of the honfest come visit our website, >> that is such a blast.
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5:26. >> a man has been robbing pharmacies looking for pain medication. >> if you get a speech ticket, you might be eligible for a refund. why the city is paying drivers back. >> temperatures will be a little on the warm side. the forecast is just ahead. >> this is a live view of traffic. we will let you know if there any problems to avoid, comingu e
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i am jennifer franciotti.
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>> i am sarah call. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. do you know what today is? national best friend day. so call your best friend. >> that is very nice. >> that is a good idea. yesterday was a good day. we had a little rain yesterday. you had to be the right place. it is almost as clear as a belt this morning. 55 degrees. out.oon ois downtown, 64 degrees. the sun will come out and temperatures will rise. this weekend, the humidity will rise. what about the traffic? >> there is a vehicle fire in
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finksburg at route 32 and route 91. police and fire crews are responding. 58 on the west side. moving well as you travel down towards edmondson. no problems at the harbor tunnel. the key bridge is equally smooth at this hour. 64 on southbound 97 through the glen burnie area. here's a quick live look at traffic. so far so good east and west down. this is wilkins avenue. the southwest corner is picking up in volume. not a lot to complain about. just one problem in finksburg. >> police released surveillance photos of a suspect they are searching for. >> the suspect shows a gun and demands pills and has pharmacists across the city
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wary. kim dacey has the details. >> >> police say this man steals pain medication and is known for apologizing to his victims before taking off. the surveillance camera was rolling as the robber pushed the customer out of the way at the mount vernon pharmacy monday morning. >> he said, don't think about pushing any panic alarm spirit i want the percocet and then know you have them. you need to be quick. >> she begged the repeat robert not to hurt her and she gave him what he wanted. more than a dozen bottles of percocet and oxycodone. >> i said, do not shoot. people say your life flashes before you. >> baltimore police believe the same man is responsible for a string of robberies since january. the mount vernon store and another store on light street
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and the harlem guards pharmacy on edmondson avenue and on march 15 and may 19. the robber has been seen wearing all black with a baseball cap and a fleece mask over his face. he has the habit of apologizing for it taking off with the pills. >> the last time he was here he said, love you all. this time i heard, i'm sorry i'm sorry. then he was leaving. >> several forces have come together and are offering a $5,000 reward for affirmation. if you know anything, you can contact baltimore police at 410- 396-2240. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. >> thank you. state police will and a long- term agreement with a firearms manufacturer. the decision to switch follows a report by the i-team last fall. there were problems with the
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berretta during training including failure for the magazine to fall free when a trooper needed to reload. the transition is already underway and will cost $600,000 . >> the president at morgan state university is breaking his silence about an act of cannibalism. he said campus safety is its first priority. one man allegedly confessed to killing another man and that eating parts of thehim. a man is facing new accounts of sexual abuse. a woman claimed she was raped during his teaching days. it will acclaims other faculty
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members ignored the abuse for three years. >> if you were issued a speech ticket, you might be one of thousands of drivers that are due for a refund. there was a processing error. more than 3000 tickets are being refunded. the affected citations were issued between december apriand april for $40 each. the city of baltimore when not foot the bill for a gas main break that left hundreds of residents in the call for more than a week. claims were filed asking for reimbursement for up to 5 $1 to replace or repair appliances that were damaged. the city work to repair a water main.
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the city is denying the claims. >> exactly 49 days for those keeping track for the olympics. athletes this weekend will test their skills at towson university. athletes will compete in a number of events including cheerleading and softball. the opening ceremonies begins tonight at the towson center at want to wish everybody could night in participating in this year's games. those opening ceremonies will make you cry. >> good luck to all of them. >> 56 degrees on tv hill. too much exercise can be a bad thing. >> another sign that extra cup of coffee is a good thing.
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we will explain the benefits of coffee. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. will the traffic problems at arundel mills keep you from visiting the arundel mills casino this weekend? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> the morning commute is shaping up to be a nice one on 70 and 29. there is a problem in finksburg along 32. along 32.
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>> good morning. it is friday morning. 5:39. right now downtown, 64 degrees
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and clear skies. we will see the sun. we have seen plenty of sunshine the last few days. we had some scattered showers yesterday but all of all the day was nice. the nearest rain is open the great lakes right now and not in the midwest. you can see the clouds associated with that. the ocean city forecast, scattered clouds and continued nice weather. it will be in the 70's today and around 80 on saturday and sunday. what more could you ask for? the water temperatures are only in the 60's. >> a new study reveals it is possible to exercise too much. >> researchers found extreme endurance exercise such as ultramarathons can damage the
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heart. these sports happen link to it in moderate exercise is still beneficial. >> pour an extra cup of coffee . it can help you were off all summers disease -- alzheimer's disease. researchers say drinking about 3 cups of coffee a day could help hold off alzheimer's. >> i'm down with that. 5:41. the orioles look for the sweep in boston. >> we're in for a warm weekend. we'll look at what is hitting theaters this weekend. >> things are heating up down at
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the ocean. maybe a good weekend to head to the beach. >> 60 degrees. john has to forecast when we coca
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> let's give you up to date on your morning commute. no major problems in terms of
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accidents. we do have a vehicle fire in finksburg on route 32 and route 91. speeds around 58 on the west side. 52 on southbound 95 through the fort mchenry. carpal tunnel traffic moving well. no problems at the key bridge. 56 on southbound 97. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on 95 at the fort mchenry. southbound traffic is building. a nice start to the fort mchenry tells. no problems to report on the east side of the key bridge. 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. >> moving along nicely and back on schedule on the 40' bus. light rail on schedule with shuttle buses between timonium and hunt valley because of
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construction. metro subway on time. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. i'm kurt kronke. now back to john collins. >> thank you. clear skies this morning. yesterday, there were a few scattered thunderstorms. most areas did not get anything. nothing here on tv hill appeared you have to be in the right place. a rumble of thunder along with that. some activity in the upper midwest. we will see more activity off to the north and northeast today appeared it will not be as far south as it was yesterday. there is the rain that was measured at the airport yesterday. the report hit a high of 80 came in.e radio cain inner harbor, 84.
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a typical high this time of year is 81. cambridge, 55. 58 on the boardwalk. edgewood, a 59. 48 at frostburg right now. here is the satellite-raider combination. a cold front in the great lakes. this will be pretty far north. a big area of high pressure is sitting over arrest this boring. a lot of rain at the gulf coast region. some showers of to our north. as little more heat and humidity as we move into the weekend. a little warmer than yesterday. 82 to 87 is the temperature range today. humidity does not start going up for the weekend. the wind will be 5 to 10 miles per hour. on the open waters
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of the bay. rain up into new england. maybe some brief showers in pennsylvania. there will be a front to the north of new haven. there could be a band of showers and northeast pennsylvania and new york state. we look dry here. things also look dry on sunday. now the seven-day forecast. 84 today. 87 on saturday. humidity goes up sunday into monday. we stay dry through the weekend. >> the evil queen helped propel "snow white" to the top of the box office. now she is starring in
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"prometheus." we have more in the box office preview. >> and irritation. >> space rangers in "prometheus." this sci-fi thriller comes from ridley scott. they set out to find each origins of human life. they get to their destination and friday life forms have set a trap that may lead to the destruction of birth. charlize theron plays the mission supervisor. "prometheus" is rated r. >> there is, the casino. >> talking animals visit the coast in "madagascar 3: europe's
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most wanted." they are trying to track down their penguin friend so they can get back home. to have to hide out with a traveling circus to evade capture. "madagascar 3: europe's most wanted" is rated pg. that is the box office preview. >> they have the bases covered this weekend. that looks good. fantastic. 5:50. a day away from the belmont stakes. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck. lysol knows the soft places we love
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our cloud is the cloud other clouds look up to. welcome to the uppernet. >> good morning. the orioles are back home this morning. they open a series against the philadelphia phillies as interleague play begins. the birds on able to get the sweep at fenway park last night.
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buck showalter wonders how brian matusz can dominate like he did on saturday and last night cannot get out of the third inning. inning, 2-0 boston. robert andino throws it away. bass sae hit. endy chavez overruns it. 7-0, the sox win it. the rays beat the yankees. lebron james refused to lose less night in the eastern conference finals heading back to miami. miami needed a win last night
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and they got it thanks to a great performance by lebron james. with a vicious dunk. miami by 15. finishes with 45 points. 98-79, miami win as lebron goes over everybody else. al boat over the rim -- elbow over the rim. game 7 tomorrow night in miami. atl have another makes a run history at the belmont stakes. ffirmed -- some good ones have tried.
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spectacular bid. gerry sandusky it will report from belmont park later today. you can sit here and wbal. we will head up the belmont later this morning. you'll hear the name you in ranks -- union rags. >> what are the chances? >> he is the best 3-year-old out there. real strong. >> i think he is going to do it. >> thank you. wedding season is heating up. notetting straight a's is an easy thing to do. a glen burnie family where straight a's are hereditary.
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>> a closer look at the triple crown attempt in a live report from belmont. >> a clean sweep -- all the showers have dried up and we have some sunshine this morning. the forecast for the weekend is just ahead. >> we are looking at a smooth commute at the key bridge. we are tracking one problem in finksburg. when it comes to gardening, we're, well, inexperienced.
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