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it is in the 70's to start the day. we will make it into the low 80's. picking a suit like rain south of baltimore city and it comes to the annapolis area and stretching back into howard county. it is moving north. up into a harford county. rain showers in the morning and maybe if you thunderstorms producing some locally heavy rain this afternoon. it will be off and on. high temperature of 82. you'll feel the humidity. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> good morning. one problem north on 95 in howard county near 175, word of an accident. no problems in the southbound direction. 295, is a new interchange at
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arundel mills boulevard. that is now open. everything is flowing smoothly in that area. a nice ride on 95 past 175. five minutes on southbound 95 to the fort mchenry. this is a look get the fort mchenry. 95 running smoothly out of the toll plaza. this is the beltway and harford road. traffic moving without delay and continues on the west side. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> fire investigators expected to return to the scene of a warehouse fire in wells polite. >> the fire began on monday afternoon. kim dacey is live on the scene this morning with the latest developments.
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>> this blaze burned for about nine hours yesterday. luckily the building was vacant. the facade looks ok but all the windows are broken out. it is hollow shell inside. neighbors say this building is a former grocery store. dense smoke filled fells point. it escalated to a five-alarm blaze. neighboring businesses were evacuated. the race to contain the flames. the roof collapsed, forcing them to focus on every outside and but they could attack. two firefighters suffered minor injuries. residents have never seen anything like this. >> i have never seen anything with quite this force behind it.
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these firefighters look like they -- it just came rolling back with a huge vengeance. >> city fire investigators will be back out at the scene to determine what started the fire. the b.g.e. website is reporting more than 100 people still without power. broadway street has just opened up in the last few minutes. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> two men recovering in hospital following a late night car accident. a man from out what stock was driving on baltimore national pike when it tried to turn left on marriottsville road. he hit a police vehicle. both men were taken to the hospital. this time next year you could be paying more for bottled drinks in baltimore city.
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preliminary approval was given to the increase on monday night. the tax applies to water and soda. supporters believe raising the tax is the best way to fund school construction in the city. >> with all the burden of taxes that the citizens face right now, and the impact that this has on business in a depressed economy, and that the tax is paid by the distributor, it is the consumer that ultimately pays the price so that people can object if they wish. >> the council will take a final vote next week. >> jerry sandusky returns to court this morning for day two of this trial.
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a lookout this trial is unfolding. >> former defensive coordinator jerry sandusky back in court on tuesday expending a day accused him. he's been identified as victim four. he said sandusky initiate physical contact with them. it soon escalated to something much more sinister, lasting for nearly five years. the wood is described sandusky in public acting like a father. the alleged victim said he did not come forward because he said he was embarrassed. he grew a emotional during the defense questioning. >> he regretted not coming forward because he felt guilty
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that maybe he was responsible for these other victims being molested. >> showering with a boy is not a crime. the first witness became evasive. the defense strategy is to show his accusers are motivated by money. up next is victim number one. jerry sandusky is charged with molesting 10 children over 15 years. >> president obama will make a campaign stop in baltimore later today appeared he will speak at a fundraiser. this begins just after 1:00 p.m. he will also take part in a private fundraiser before
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leaving town. is expected's wife to attend a fundraiser at the marriott. atll bring you the latest 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. police in alabama surround the house with a think the suspect of the auburn shootings is hiding. >> voters will soon choose a new representative to replace the gabrielle giffords. >> this is the beltway at belair road. road. more on weather more on weather
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>> welcome back. 5:09. this is a live shot from pimlico. that is a bug walking on the camera. it is muggy. you'll feel that. we're starting out in the 70's. we can see some light rain stretching from annapolis and in howard county. this will move into the northern suburbs. we will continue to see waves of showers. off and on rain showers this morning. maybe some thunderstorms this afternoon. cloudy and muggy with a high of 82. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. stay with us. >> police in alabama have left a
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home where they thought the suspect in the all burned shootings was hiding. the house was surrounded on a monday afternoon. they believe the man wanted in the weekend shootings was inside but earlier this morning a photographer sought agents leave without saying why. sentencing scheduled in boston today for a woman who spent more than 16 years on the run with her boyfriend. she admitted to hiding him. she will not have to testify at his trial as a condition of her plea deal. >> a special election will be held today to replace gabrielle giffords. she has campaigned for former aide to fill their seat. he faces a republican who lost
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to giffords in 2010. >> 5:11. father's day this coming sunday. some tips for a gift. >> most shoppers would prefer to keep the cost of organic food down. >> 95 in howard county, we have a problem spot. we will update you on what is going o
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's get you up to date. the problem in the northbound direction of 95 in howard county. we have some rain. south of the city, expect that to impact your ride. light street, watch for lane closures. the president is due in the city at the inner harbor. watch for lane closures and delays. 61 on southbound 83 coming down from shawan road. some closures in the northbound direction on 795 at owings mills boulevard for construction. here's a quick live look at traffic. the beltway that 295 running smoothly at this hour. this is 95 at 32. police activity at the right
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shoulder. all lanes traveling southbound looking good. watch for the problem on northbound at 175. 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. on time service on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail is operating on schedule with shuttle buses between timonium and hunt valley. on the buses, the 10, and 30 buses diverting at patterson and pratt. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have some like rain to contend with this morning in some areas. a good idea to take an umbrella with you. rain stretching from annapolis into howard county and in colombia and ellicott city. it will be reining in baltimore city within the next 30 or 45
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minutes and then into towson and harford county. just about everybody will get in on the rain this morning. we have a little bit of good news in a certain respect. you can see some heavier rain in pennsylvania then a kind of breaks off as we go into the carolinas. these storms are robbing the moisture flow from the gulf up into our neighborhood. it gets cut off from loss. i do not think we will see as heavy 8 rain as we potentially could. they are doing us a favor. we still will get some rain today. it will be difficult for the temperatures to move much. you'll feel the humidity. the temperatures are still in the 70's. 69 and parkton.
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73 in catonsville. off and on rain showers today. some of the rain later today could be heavy. high temperatures in the low 80's. things will settle down as they go into the weekend. still a chance for showers on wednesday and thursday. high temperatures around 80. made 80's on sunday. father's day is looking good at this point -- made 80's on sunday. sunday.0's on >> aaa says it will assist nearly 8 million drivers. inspect all of your tires including your spare. check on your car battery. replace those wiper blades. 45% reconsider organic food.
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72% of people would more likely by organic if it was cheaper than regular food items. shop at a local farmer markets and freezing some items to use later on. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you be willing to buy more organic food if the price was lower? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to by the state is right around the corner -- father's day is right around the corner. there are some ways to cut your own costs. >> consumers are slated to spend more to celebrate father's day this year. americans will spend about $12.7 billion on the holiday, about
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$117 per person. shoppers will spend about $2.3 million on a special day out with dad. there will spend $1.7 billion on apparel and another $1.7 billion on electronics. tablets and smart phones will be the most gifted of presennts. ts. >> do your research. know what you want to buy. you want to know that it is just as good. >> more opportunities to comparison shop instead of running from store to store. >> what is on your wish list for fathers 's day? >> i will settle for a tie.
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details on what was unveiled at monday's big apple event. jane king has the bloomberg business report. hi, jane. >> good morning. the headline yesterday, lookout google. apple unveiled the next version of its mobile software. it has turn by turn it navigation software. there is an integration with facebook. users will find it easier to post pictures on facebook. an upgraded mac book computer. futures this morning are eight little bit higher.
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there was a pretty decent rally yesterday but it plunged. skepticism that the rescue will succeed. northrop grumman has been awarded a contract from the maryland procurement office. hacking is big bucks. criminals sell the passwords and they can reap as little as $1 each. others can fetch between $15 a piece depending on the account balance. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> father's day is on sunday. dad's really do not want neckties. >> i guess we're not shocked with that.
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they do not want t-shirts either. >> i agree on the t-shirts. we'll see you next hour. >> 5:23. 74 degrees on tv hill. teachers in one county could see some changes in the way they are compensated.
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>> a new agreement could soon be finalized for harford county teachers. >> educators have been pushing for change after not receiving a raise in three years. there'll be longevity raises for more experienced teachers. if it is approves, it would go into effect on july 1. >> a groundbreaking ceremony for a new school. this is the new henderson hopkins elementary school. 5:26. 74 degrees on tv hill.
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john bryson goes on a medical leave following two accidents. >> the aftermath of a warehouse fire in fells point yesterday. >> two crashes barely 30 miles apart. >> we do have some rain in the forecast this morning. we will check the forecast for father's day weekend. >> some problems in howard county on 95. we will let you know if any
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody.
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welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is national peanut butter cookie day. our producer beth test these cookies -- our producer baked us these cookies. >> that is the breakfast of champions. i will talk, you need eat. we have some rain to contend with. take an umbrella with you. the heaviest rain will hold off till later in the day. light to moderate rain moving into the city and down towards annapolis. that is all moving north. the rain will get heavier this afternoon. scattered showers and thunderstorms. high temperature of 82 degrees. you will feel the humidity this
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morning. it looks much better as we go into the weekend. >> right now we have one accident northbound 95 at 175. because the president will be in town, at the hyatt regency, we have some closures along light street between conaway and pratt. 61 on northbound 795. we have been checking speed sensors as you make your way north that owings mills. everything looking good on the north side of the beltway. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is 795 and owings mills. traffic is flowing northbound without any delay. southbound 95 and you can see the roads are what bank near 32.
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some police activity off of the right shoulder. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 11 news is still on the scene of the massive warehouse fire at fells point. >> kim dacey is live on the scene with continuing coverage. >> local say this vacant building was a former grocery store. the facade looks pretty good. all the windows are busted out. firefighters say they have several challenges facing the fire. dense smoke made it hard to see or brief at fells point. >> at times there was a lot of
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heavy black smoke. >> a warehouse on broadway caught fire around 2:00. it escalated to 85-alarm blaze. longtime residents say they did not recall ever experienced a fire this incense. >> i have never seen anything with quite this force behind it. and i saw these firefighters. they look like they beat it down to white smoke. and then of a the sudden it just came rolling back with a huge vengeance. >> around 130 firefighters converged on the scene in the 90-degree heat. two firefighters suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital. >> they were really working. >> firefighters evacuated neighboring businesses as they successfully raced to contain the flames. the warehouse roof collapse. >> we have the water pipes and large hoses in place to try to
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distinguish this fire. there is a combustible material inside the warehouse burning. >> fire investigators will be back at the scene to try to determine what started the fire. there are still over 100 people in the area without power. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the u.s. coast guard continues its investigation into a naval drone aircraft off the eastern shore. it went down and wicomico county. it was scheduled for a routine maintenance. no injuries were reported. the faa investigating a small plane crashed. this accident happened monday afternoon. the single engine plane
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overturned. the pilot was not injured. >> four people have recovered after an accident with an mta bus. a child was riding a bicycle and ran into the bus. the child and a bicycle were not hurt. people on the bus did complained of some kind of injury. a woman's body was found over the weekend. that woman is janell balogun. a bicyclist was running through on sunday morning when the body was spotted. >> we do not have any suspects at this point. we would like to hear from anybody who saw or heard anything unusual in this area along frederick road. >> anyone with any information
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should call metro crime stoppers, 1-866-7-lockup. state authorities are asking for some help to find this inmate. he was working with a road crew in prince george's county when he just walked away. he has manslaughter and handgun convictions. call your local police if you see him. >> the fate of a woman is in the hands of a trial. she was indicted on charges of theft and misconduct but continues to serve in the house of delegates. her driving privileges were suspended. she is accused of using her campaign funds to finance her wedding. >> 5:36.
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74 degrees on tv hill. a new way to potentially detect dementia early and it involves the way you walk. >> this weekend it is all about the dead. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. would you be willing to buy more organic food if the price was lower? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> we have a few problems to expect for your morning commute including a new ana
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>> welcome back. 5:39. a live shot from pimlico. temperatures in the 70's just about everywhere this morning. it is muggy. there is the rain, a line of showers cutting through baltimore city. these are moving to the northeast. you guys in harford county will next get the light rain showers. maybe some thunderstorms this afternoon. high temperature expected around 82 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> a great way to stay healthy, even just walking. >> how fast you what could be an indication of your risk for
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dementia. king's bees were analyzed -- walking speeds were analyzed. this is an important system. in the report takes a look at the state home dad. most >> men that are full time at caregivers are there by choice. many are in that role because they chose to take on the job. there isn't a type of man who is the primary caregiver. all of the men thought they were doing a good job. >> i think a lot of stay home dads get credit. 5:41. 74 degrees on tv hill.
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the ravens all-time leading receiver hangs up his cleats. >> car crashes and a seizure for the commerce secretary. more on what the president is saying. >> 8 warm start for the morning. with this season rain later todaai
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> one new problem if you travel in annapolis. we have an accident at route 2, sullivans island road. northbound 95 in howard county, a crash still clearing from the shoulder. watch for closures at light street between conaway and pratt in advance of the president's visit. we do have some rain falling south of the city. here's a quick live look at traffic. 50 at sandy point showing some rain in our camera to and from the bay bridge. 95 at 32. southbound traffic. we see some of flashing lights on the shoulder. not impacting the lanes of travel southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains.
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for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> if you bust delays this morning. the 10, 30 buses diverting at pratt and patterson park. shuttle buses operating between timonium and hunt valley. marc trains on time. you're invited to attend a red line open house. the next open house will be held this evening from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on woodlawn drive in baltimore. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have some like rain to contend with in some areas. give yourself a couple of extra minutes. rock hall got a little rain. it is heading up north and east. it will move into hon phallic and up into harford county in the next 30 or 45 minutes -- it will move into -- it will travel
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up 95. heavier rain could develop this afternoon. we have a better situation than i thought yesterday. we can see some heavy rain up in pennsylvania and new york. then it cuts off south of us. there is a cluster of thunderstorms along the gulf coast. that is cutting off the flow from the gulf of mexico. if that were not down there, we would be getting a direct feed and that would produce some heavy rain. that might help us out in that respect. it will stay cloudy today. you will notice the humidity. dew points in the mid to upper 60's. 68 at the airport. 71 in rising sun. showers are likely. maybe a few thunderstorms this
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afternoon. cloudy and muggy. it will not be a steady rain. a 30% chance for lingering showers on wednesday and thursday. most of those days will be dry. right now father's day weekend looks ok. not bad. >> a member of the president's cabinet is on medical leave after being involved in two accidents over the weekend. >> hallie jackson is live in washington with the latest. >> good morning. secretary john bryson does not remember much when he hit two cars. this is the road crossing where
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police say john bryson hit a car. the next up, he hit another car at this intersection. >> he struck that the vehicle he was basically unconscious behind the wheel. >> the commerce department said he had a seizure. >> he was alone. >> he was treated at the hospital in california and released. he informed the president he would be taking some time off. >> we will see that he gets the best care. >> he has not been charged. any medical information could indicate -- >> the time line for when he will return to work is not
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clear. rebecca blank will take over the department in the meantime. >> thank you. >> 5:49. the orioles continue interleague play today. >> who could come back today? >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. ♪
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best receiver, derrick mason. he played in 15 nfl seasons and six in baltimore. harbaugh was on hand in owings mills as were several coaches and two players including joe flacco and torrey smith. mason will be remembered for is consistency. he never missed a game. >> i want to be remembered as a guide the one out there and did what he was supposed to do on the football field. a guy that took up for his players regardless of what the situation was. buttedch and nine but i heads a few times, but it was fun. >> the orioles continue at
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camden yards tonight. the orioles are a game out of first place in the american league east. there's a good chance brian roberts will play for the first time since may of 2011. he has completed rehab. now looks like he will return from the dl. it could be a big lift for the team. to the stanley cup final. the new jersey devils have shown a lot of heart. new jersey won two consecutive games to force a game 6. the kings were up 3-2. dustin brown of the kings, 1-0.
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still in the first. that makes it 2-0 l.a. the rout was on. trevor louis with the goal. they would go on to win the series and the championship 6-1 over new jersey, their first championship. the stanley cup goes to los angeles. >> thank you. it started as a python. but officials actually found in parkville. >> it appears a dingo really did take her baby. the mother was telling the truth. >> two giant turtles are getting
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separated after 100 years together. >> what a show coming up at 6:00 . >> the roads are a little bit wet. an accident in annapolis.
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>> the latest on the five-alarm warehouse fire yesterday. >> day two of testimony in the jerry sandusky trial. that story is coming up. >> a tall


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