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>> the air quality will be code orange. if you have respiratory problems, take it easy outside. first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. we start in the city at eastern
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avenue. we have an accident. another one near kingsley street, watch for possible delays. snyder avenue, in the dundalk vicinity, watch for an accident. at 9:00 p.m., the left lane it will close at the steel bridge and that is all summer long. that will begin tonight for road work. here's a quick live look at traffic. so far so good on the j.f.x. a ruxton road. southbound traffic, not a lot in the way of traffic. we switch over to the north side of york road. this portion of the beltway moving well. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the first day of summer brings with it a heat advisory. >> the heat and humidity could
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feel as high as 100 degrees. jennifer franciotti is live downtown with some tips. >> state health officials are getting ready with their extreme heat plan. baltimore city is about to issue its code red plan. health officials are preparing for some dangerous conditions. their worry about those who live alone and those without air- conditioner is. they are concerned about the elderly and young children. health officials are urging people to stay inside with air- conditioning as much as possible and drink at least 3 liters of water a day. do not assume that all children will speak up when they are thirsty. they need breaks every two hours. >> kids will not always tell
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you, especially when they are young kids. it does not take a lot for them to get into trouble. >> we will have some signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion. for more tips, go to our website, reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what is your favorite thing to do when the temperature gets too hot to handle? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> police are looking into it late night stabbing. police say it happened just after midnight. the victim was stabbed in the next. homicide detectives are investigating.
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the man accused of killing phylicia barnes will answer today. she went missing while visiting her sister in baltimore back in 2010. johnson faces first-degree murder charges. >> there was a shooting on tuesday night that sent a teenager to a hospital. the teenager was taken to shock trauma and was listed in critical but stable condition. homicide detectives investigating a deadly shooting. a man was shot in the torso on west pratt street. he was later pronounced dead. >> another craigslist robbery in the city. this happened on monday night. the would-be seller tried to rob
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the victim. the couple fired back. >> all a sudden it will step back and pulled out a gun and started shooting. two shots. i ran in the house and called the police. >> police arrested the victim on two weapons charges. the suspects got away unharmed. police believe the same pair targeted somebody on saturday night. a judge orders a suspect to a state mental hospital as part of a request to determine if he is competent to stand trial. he was indicted on first-degree murder charges and is accused of killing a family friend. police are investigating the
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rape of a girl. the have a prime suspect that faces raped and assault charges. police believe the victim is an acquaintance. he is currently being held on $2 million bond. >> another bottle bomb explosion that happened on monday evening in pasadena. the bombs are made using a combination of household chemicals. it could be a matter of time before somebody is seriously hurt. >> it could be very dangerous. >> officials have no witnesses or suspects in the case. anyone with information is asked to call police. flags will be flown at half staff today.
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in edgewater native was killed in afghanistan on memorial day. he was deployed to afghanistan for a second tore back in november. 72 degrees on tv hill. in a contempt of congress. >> today could be the last day for jerry sandusky to take the defense in his trial. >> this is the beltway and belair road. more on weather andu ve
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>> welcome back. 5:09. 77 degrees downtown. we have some big time heat coming up. 70 in parkton. the dew points are running in the upper 60's. hazy sunshine today. high temperatures 96. it will feel like 101. a heat advisory is in effect. code orange. take it easy outside if you can. the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> the defense is expected to rest its case in the jerry sandusky trial. if he takes the stand, it would happen today. his wife took the stand
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yesterday. the jury could have the case by tomorrow afternoon. the house oversight will consider a report holding eric holder in contempt of congress. refused to produce documents related to the fast and furious gun-running program. more on the potential contempt vote coming up at 5:30 in a live report from washington. >> a news conference this afternoon to talk about bounties in professional football. players were suspended after the leak accused the team of cash for big hits. >> 5:11. 72 degrees on tv hill. gas prices continued to drop. >> that is a good news for
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have an accident on the west side prior to security boulevard. down to 58 miles per hour. we may start to see some delays
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in that area. southbound york road, watch for it right lane closure. another one in the city at eastern it avenue. one at caton avenue. a crash in the dundalk this city that snyder avenue. here's a quick live look at traffic. an update on the j.f.x. at ruxton road. southbound traffic moving very well into town. on the north side of the beltway, problem free in both loops. a nice start on 95 coming down to the fort mchenry. 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. we have a few bus delays. the 36 bus is operating with a delay. a diversion at edison and st. clair. shabazz is operating between
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timonium and hunt valley. on the marc trains, on time service on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. the heat will be the major headlines. we can see with the jet stream is a line. a big cluster of thunderstorms and this ridge, a big bubble of heapet. it will settle it across the mid atlantic for the next couple of days. it will get hot. 74 in catonsville. here's the difference from yesterday. the dew points in the upper 60's to around 70. the hemisphere feels tropical. the heat index will be over 100 . we have a heat advisory until the sun goes down.
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that is when we expect the heat index to get into the dangers range. stay hydrated and stop doing what you're doing if you feel it. hazy sunshine. high temperature around 96. the average height is 85. the record is 100. i do not think we will hit a 100. the bay would be a great place to bay e. wave heights near a foot. summer begins today. the summer solstice is at 7:09. the temperature downtown when not dip below 80 degrees tonight. most of you will make a back
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into the 70's. another hot one tomorrow. scattered showers and thunderstorms on friday. that will get rid of the he at. looks like a nice weekend. highs may dip into the 70's next week. how about that? >> more good news at the pump. gas prices have dropped for the 10th straight week. the nationwide average fell to $3.49. the price drop is due to it weekend global economy. summer officially begins today. a record number of travelers could take evanish of the long weekend. -- could take advantage of the
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long weekend. jay gray has more. >> if you plan on getting way for the fourth of july, you're not alone. 42.3 million americans will make a fourth of july trip. the airlines are getting ready for a busy week. air travel is expected be at more than 9%. but most will pack their cars and take to the roads. more than 35 million, according to aaa. >> things are getting optimistic, particularly with gas prices dropping. >> 44 cents than the highest prices in april. you'll pay more for a hotel bus for a rental car and most
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people would travel more than 700 miles will be looking to do would on a budget. spending is expected to drop by 7%. take advantage of online resources to plan your journey. the whole family can make sure you are road ready. >> pack your patience. >> patience and a plan. jay gray, wbal-tv 11 news. >> sharp just unveiled the biggest tv on the planet. investors are keeping a close eye on the fed today. jane king has the bloomberg business report. welcome back. good to see you. hello, jane? >> good morning.
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sorry. a little technical difficulty. futures are very quiet. we'll explain why in a second. a lot of this attention on the federal reserve. there will perhaps have more stimulus for the economy. ben bernanke will decide whether to expand the stimulus program to give a boost to the economy. the s&p now sitting at its highest level in more than a month. the pentagon and congress should press lockheed martin to reduce soaring cost of their joint strike fighter. the contracts are exceeding their combined target costs by a billion dollars. the senate is pollen through the
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many amendments of the farm bill -- the senate is plowing through the many amendments of the farm bill. then it goes to the house. sharp just unveiled the largest led television, 90 inches. it is $11,000 and is 3-d ready. 3-d has been a success for may sales perspective -- has been a success from a sales perspective. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> the tv is bigger than my house. the hotel industry is booming. >> that is great news for the
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maryland economy. not good news for us. the demand leads to higher room prices. how to put a vacation on layaway. >> that will be interesting. thank you. >> 5:23. there was never any doubt that secretariat won the preakness stakes. the official time was in question. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what is your favorite thing to do when the temperature gets too hot to handle? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> there's a new course record for the preakness stakes at 30 years after the horse across the line. >> the owner of the horse secretariat major case. there was a discrepancy at chemical one with one time. the secretary group believes the time is even faster. >> i know how good he was.
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but for racing records, it is righteset to hat to have the information. >> the race was analyzed frame by frame. the commission voted unanimously of a new course record. >> secretary has the course record for the derby, the preakness, and the belmont. >> amazing animal. 5:27. >> still had -- >> we do know it will be hot today. details are next. what the attorney general could be facing contempt.
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>> it will be hot but it will not stick around very long. details on the seven-day forecast coming up. >> we have an accident on the west side causing some delays. >> live, local, late-breaking,
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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. y hump day. have the first day of summer -- happy first day of summer. >> it will be hot.
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high temperatures next week could be in the 70's. the humidity has gone up. we're forecasting a high of 96 with hazy sunshine. a heat advisory is in effect today until things cool off. it will feel over 100. the record is over 100. i do like the seven-day forecast. >> be cool. >> we do have some problems. reports of an accident on the west side. it is on the inner loop. on the inner loop just past liberty road. there are some closures in effect. watch for delays. you may find some delays on southbound york road. the right lane is closed with an accident. another one in the city and
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eastern avenue. in dundalk, snyder avenue, watch for an accident. here's a quick live look at traffic. 50 at sandy point looks pretty good. bay bridge traffic looks pretty good. travel will be held at 1:15 soy vessel can move through -- so a vessel can move through. at the key bridge at 3:15, a closure for 20 minutes. we will keep you posted. everything looking good at the bay bridge. we have heavy delays at liberty because of an inner loop accident just past liberty road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> some are officially starts today by turning up the heat. >> there is a heat advisory in effect today.
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jennifer franciotti is live downtown with more details. >> it is weird how this happens. like the first day of winter and it snows. we're expecting to experience our highest temperatures so far this year. health officials are st. it is time to take precautions. this is what summer is all about. as the temperatures rise, it feels even hotter. t to not always so fun anymore. >> look for those people ever risk. >> stalking emergency centers with water. >> worry about people who live in isolation, people without air conditioning and people in need of shelter and including shelters. those are the folks at risk. >> there were 34 heat related deaths last year in maryland. people are urged to stay inside with air-conditioned as much as
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possible and drink a lot of water. checkpoint elderly family and neighbors and those with existing health conditions. do not assume that small people will speak up. they need breaks every two hours. >> kids will not always tell you, especially young kids. you want to be very careful about them because it does not take a lot for them to get into trouble. >> more serious symptoms need immediate medical attention. >> somebody with a 30 pols who was lost consciousness -- that is somebody who needs urgent medical attention. >> in baltimore city, if you have any concerns, you can call 311. you can log onto a website for tips to stay cool and to find cooling center locations. france, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what is your favorite thing to
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do when the temperature gets too hot to handle? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> if you like to beat the heat with an alcoholic drink, think twice about in join one in ocean city. they have changed the punishment to a misdemeanor offense. police can make an arrest. that change takes effect immediately. >> people on both sides of the issue may police to the panel. dogs should not be put before human welfare. there was a legal case that led to the ruling. some question whether breed- specific laws are effective.
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the task force plans to meet again next week for a work session. >> we're hours away from a showdown looming on capitol hill. this stems from and an investigation. hallie jackson is live in washington with details. >> good morning. we could be seeing a lot of the drama on the hill. republicans want eric holder to hand over documents about operation fast and furious. the operation try to track the flow of illegal guns. the head of the house oversight committee is slated to move forward if certain documents are not sent. eric holder first wants a briefing and some assurances that handing over the papers will satisfy a subpoena. we're about four and a half
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hours away. >> explain more about the technique we saw with fast and furious. >> it was barred for a long time. it was experimented as a different and more effective way to stop the flow of illegal guns. it is considered a risky maneuver. you could lose track of the guns as they walked off. >> hi ejection, thank you. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. of jet the first day summer -- hallie jackson, thank you. >> men need a refresher on sun safety. some men do not use sun screen. >> delays forming on the west side. side.
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>> welcome back. 77 degrees downtown. the air quality is code orange which means the it is in the poor range. the heat index will get up to around 101 this afternoon. 75 in dc. 77 degrees in the city. 67 in york, pennsylvania. hazy sunshine today. high temperature, 96. it will feel like it is about 101 this afternoon. a heat advisory is in effect from noon until 10:00 p.m.
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the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. stay with us. >> an alarming statistic. nurses have double the rate of depression as the general population. >> a new study finds 18% of nurses experience depressive symptoms. that might impact them personally and also patient care. advanced practice nurses might be in the base position to recognize this and to offer treatment options. men need a lesson on sunscreen. >> guys are negligent about their own care. half of men say they never use sunscreen. 3/4 say they do not know what to look for when it comes to a suspicious spots on their skin.
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men are more likely than women to die from melanoma. i have learned my lesson. >> 5:41. the orioles can not seem to get back into the swing of things. keith mills has the low lights. i'm so upset. >> i'm alive with the baltimore dragon boat club as they get ready to host a big race this weekend. >> time to crank up the ac . ♪ [ male announcer ] we have more than 3,000 daily flights
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is a busy ride. we haven't outer loop accident just past liberty road -- we have an absolute accident. the left lane is shutdown and we're down to 9 miles per hour. expect some extra time. southbound york road, we have an accident. a crash at eastern avenue. caton avenue, watch for an accident. another one at snyder avenue in the dundalk region. at the bay bridge, so far so
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good. everything is running smoothly. no delays at the toll plaza. at 1:15, the bay bridge will be shut down as a vessel passes underneath. a crane has to come all the way towards 895. we'll have the left lane closure at the steel bridge of throughout the summer in the northbound direction. here's a quick live look at traffic. the left lane is closed and they are blocking the two left lanes just past liberty road and causing the delays back to 795. 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're moving along with a delay on the penn line. brunswick trains operating on schedule.
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light rain is on schedule. construction on the light rail line. the three, eight buses operating with delays. updates are available on demand by phone with the mornings at 5:00 until 9:00 p.m. at 410-500- 4444. that is 410-500-4444. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. the heat is the major headlines and it will check the seven-day forecast. ava marie is near the water and getting ready to do some dragon boat racing. who knew there was a dragon boat racing in baltimore? >> this is pretty exciting. quite the experience. you get a chance to see that this weekend. i'm alive with the baltimore
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dragon boat club is doing there practicing. they are warming up to get ready for the races. i'm here with the president of the baltimore dragon boat club. what an exciting event to get so many people to do an important event. >> this is critical for getting out on a dragon boat. you want to work your shoulders, lower back, and get loose before you get out in his booat. >> people may not realize there's a dragon boat club and people can join in. a lot of these people to compete in races. you're hosting a race this weekend. >> we have almost 20 teams coming from up and down the east coast. as far north as new york and as far south as charlotte. >> so people can come out to the
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marina. >> age a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at locust point -- 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. >> multiple races that you can see. and a special raced to commemorate the war of 1812. quite a sight to see. you can see dragon boat racing. we will be getting into the boats. hopefully i'll have my strength. >> why is it called a dragon boat racing? >> this board is 2500 years old and it goes back to china -- this sport is 25 when dick years
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old. -- this sport is 2500 years old. >> thank you, ava. it will be nice to be on the water. the water temperatures will be in the 70's. that bay breeze will kick in. here is the weather setup. this is a big dome of heat and that his sliding to the east. 71 at the airport. 70 in parkton. the difference between today and yesterday is the dew points have come up to around 70. it feels very tropical out there. temperatures into the mid 90's today.
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heat index up to 101 or 102. the have to take it easy. hazy sunshine. very hot. heat index, 101. the record is 100. the heat index will be over 100. it will be another hot day tomorrow. we will make it up to 97. scattered thunderstorms are possible thursday evening. this heat will not stick around very long. sunshine this weekend with temperatures in the low to mid 80's. but this time next week, the high temperature may dip into the 70's, 20 degrees cooler than today. >> interesting. 5:51. the miami heat are one game away
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from the title. the bride james was not on the court at the end of the game -- lebron james was not on the court. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> good morning. we begin with the nba finals. the miami heat one win away from winning the championship. they won game four. a wild fourth quarter. thunder in the below. was park hits the shot -- russell westbrook is the shot. lebron james had a leg cramp. feels like somebody shot you. he hits the three. he was on the bench down the stretch. chalmers picks him up.
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they can wrap up on thursday in miami. the orioles tried to avoid the sweep. the of the mission -- the other mission -- to score a run. runners at second and third. mark reynolds strikes out. steve pearce was not happy with a call. 1-0 mets. lucas duda off tommy hunter. steve pearce cannot bring back. more than enough for the mets bull pen. 5-0, the orioles shut out for the second consecutive night.
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michael phelps again in the spotlight. he will swim in seven events. he won eight gold medals. heading for the trials in omaha including the son and daughter of b.j. sirhoff. ho w cool is that? >> hosni mubarak is in a prison hospital while rumors swirl about his health. >> a football taskforce -- a pit bull task force. >> johnny depp is back on the market.
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