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>> president obama wraps up the democratic national convention calling for more jobs. we have the story coming up. >> a baltimore city police officer will be laid to rest today. >> the iron man gets his own man of iron. new statue honoring cal ripken jr.. >> what be a more -- a nice weekend? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. happy friday. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. we will do something different.
we have memorized this hour. >> maybe you have memorized it. >> i do it every day. we're expecting a nice day. it is warm. 69 degrees. mostly clear skies. we will see a lot of sunshine. we could see an isolated shower or thunderstorm. the changes on the way this weekend. a powerful cold front is heading this way. our first taste of fall-like weather. >> good morning. a nice start this friday morning. closures along monument over towards the patterson park because of sinkhole repair. 60 traveling southbound from the white marsh area.
60 over towards towson. 54 on the west side just past 70 and moving well as you make your approach to 95. five minutes to go south on on 95 from the 895 split down towards the fort mchenry. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update at the beltway and security. building in volume as you get closer to 70. this is 83 at ruxton road. very light volume into town. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> president obama and mitt romney will be campaigning today in new hampshire and iowa. >> last night was president
obama's turned in the convention spotlight. >> after a final night of music, jokes -- >> it makes you nervous, doesn't it? [laughter] >> and speeches. including the one from the vice president. >> this man has courage in his soul and a spine of steel. >> president obama laid out a choice between two visions. he rallied against too much government. >> we do not want bailouts for banks that breaks the rules. -- that break the rulees. >> he took a few jabs at mitt romney. >> feel a cold coming on? take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the morning. >> he recounted major accomplishments. >> osama bin laden is dead. >> plus the auto bailout. detroit building more cars. >> today they cannot build them
fast enough. >> the bulk of the speech aimed at the middle class. >> i refuse to ask middle-class families to give up their deductions for owning a home or raising their kids just to pay for another millionaire's tax cut. >> the president called for a million new manufacturing jobs and reducing the deficit by $4 trillion. >> i ask you tonight for your vote. [cheers] >> if he gets another chance. today, it's back on the campaign trail, to new hampshire. new hampshire is one of the eight battleground states where mitt romney is rolling out a slew of new ads today. as he says in the ad, "the race is now on." tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a man is behind bars, accused of threatening to kill president obama. he was arrested after a secret
service discovered five different threats on his twitter page on monday. he made his first court appearance on thursday. >> a baltimore city police officer will be laid to rest today. nadia ramdass is live with details on the funeral of officer forrest taylor. >> good morning. this kit you will be packed with many here who are here to mourn forrest taylor. he leaves behind a wife and two children. the 17-year veteran of the force died late last week after complications from surgery. the surgery stemmed from an accident he was involved in while on duty back in february. he had been responding to a call with his signal lights on, ran through a red light, and collided with another car, sending his vehicle into a pole.
officials are considering it a line-of-duty death. services for officer taylor are scheduled for later this our queen on 5200 north charles street in north baltimore. visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral at 11:00 a.m. be advised a traffic advisory has been issued due to the funeral service. starting at 9:00 a.m., expect traffic delays on charles street which will be closed from norther parkway to coldspring lane. charlers street is expected to be closed until 1:00 p.m. today. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. the harford county sheriff's office in morning after a deputy is killed early thursday morning. corporal charles licato was driving near the conowingo dam when he crossed two lanes of traffic and crashed into two trees.
a motorist called 911. >> that was an act of courage on their part to do that. it is indicative of the bond we have in law enforcement. >> he was pronounced dead at the scene. foul play has been ruled out as a contributing factor. and then heads back to prison after violating his probation. albert antonelli slammed into an unmarked cruiser back in 2004 appeared that accident killed duke aaron ii. albert antonelli has been ordered back to prison after he was caught with drugs in may. >> two people are in custody this morning. they were serving a warrant at a motel on washington boulevard
when two suspects drove off. the suspects weave through traffic and the on interstate 95 where they were arrested. investigators uncovered drugs and guns. >> a woman is recovering after being shot in the face. a stranger banged on the door of a home on carlisle avenue on wednesday night demanding to see somebody that did not live the there. the suspect fired several shots. she is expected to be ok. >> messages of condolence expressing grief over art modell. he is the man that brought football back to baltimore. he was a pioneer in the
expansion of the nfl. he will be remembered as a fund patron of the arts. the lyric opera house was rededicated in his honor. >> the last time i saw him at the facility, he came over by it is a wheelchair and he could not last long enough to stay for the whole practice. i was coming down to practice late and we passed in the hallway and said, who are you? i said i know i did not work lot but really? he started laughing and i leaned down and kissed him. he was pulling people's chain. he was a wonderful person. >> just as generous as can be. he helped build the outpatient
center. they loved the children that we cared for. >> the ravens and the modell family will hold a tribute on saturday at m&t bank stadium. fans are invited to pay their respects. you can share your own message on wbaltv.com and see more pictures of art and his family. >> a playoff-like atmosphere at camden yards as the orioles honored a living legend and battled for first place. cal ripken jr. becomes the latest oriole great to become immortalized, joined by earl weaver and eddie murray.
he said he got ill little nostalgic looking at his post -- he said he got a little nostalgic. >> i was proud of the success there and the time that i played there. i'm proud of the pose. i think it captured who i was as a shortstop. will unveil a statue honoring brooks robinson. on the field, the orioles, big against the yankees. keith mills will have highlights. >> you want to stick around for that. 6:11. >> a jury convicts a former police officer for the murder of his former wife. >> what is being done to improve cell phone etiquette?
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. this is a live look at ocean city. you can see the sun is starting to come up. 52 degrees at the beach. we're looking for mild conditions. 67 in rigidly. you hardly need a jacket as he stepped out stores today. that will change as we get into next week. i do want to show you the dew point temperatures. mid 60's around baltimore. a little bit dryer in frostburg and oakland. drier air will move in with a cold front. we are looking for warm conditions across the state. 90 degrees around d.c. and baltimore. expect a lot of sunshine today.
you may see an isolated shower or thunderstorm this afternoon. a cold front will approach on saturday night. those ties in baltimore in the upper 80's to the low 90's -- those highs in baltimore. we had a couple of the showers are ready. one cold front is heading our way. that could cause isolated activity later today. a cold front back across the plains. temperatures in the 40's and 50's. the best chances for the storms are coming late saturday into saturday night. we could see some thunderstorms. they could be on the strong side. we expect temperatures to drop into the 70's by early next
week. watch out for thunderstorms. sunday looks beautiful. >> good morning. a few new problems. we have a problem on was down 70 just past mount airy. you will find some delays if there are some lanes closed. the inner loop on the east side, word of a new accident. in the city, monument street is closed near patterson park. not pick up any delays on the west side. 53 past interstate 70. here's a quick, live look at traffic. a look at the beltway at security. we are picking up in volume on the west side down towards 70 and edmondson. no delays on 70 at 29.
that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. former police officer drew peterson faces the possibility of 60 years in prison after he was convicted of murdering his third wife. the death was initially ruled an accidental drowning. he has been charged with murder. a navy seal would not accept any money made from the sale of a book about the raid on osama bin laden. a former navy seal wrote the book "no easy day." the pentagon is considering legal action against the author. the victim of a practical joke finally arrived at his destination on thursday where he
was arrested again. an anonymous call indicated he was traveling with a dangerous substance. that turned out to be a hoax. police in dallas noticed he was wanted on several outstanding warrants and he was arrested a second time in one day. >> good news on the job market. adp says business is added 210,000 jobs last month. the job growth in july was stronger than first thought. that was 10,000 more than the group initially reported. spirit airlines is now betting flights from baltimore to for a bottle and dallas-4 worth --
from baltimore to dallas-fort worth. restaurants are suing over back pay. ellen braitman has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. starting today, sears and kmart are doing away with layaway fees year round. walmart cut its fees. the main noticed improved customer service at best buy. the new ceo says the plan to focus their resources on training workers. we do get the monthly jobs number from the labor department. they are closely watched in
washington with unemployment playing a big role in the november election. a plan to help struggling nations helped to ease worries about the debt. the bloomberg maryland index on the rise. thousands of workers aninvolved in a lawsuit about being compensated for off the clock work. workers are seeking tens of millions of dollars. a spokesperson said that is not how they operate. i'm ellen braitman for wbal-tv 11 news. >> young people seem to have their eyes glued to their cell phone all the time. anna post says take up to parents to instill proper values
in their children. things like no cell phones at the dinner table. she urges parents to practice what they preach. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what breach of cell phone etiquette annoys you the most? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. >> 6:22. 69 degrees on tv hill. it feels like the post season already at camden yards. keith mills has highlights. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. that's get you up to speed. we have a couple of accidents. one on the west down side just past mount airy. the eastbound side it looks pretty good. another accident on the inner loop beside just pass to 702. for possible lane closures. northbound 95 in cecil county, word of an accident. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is the west side as volume
picks up. we're seeing some delays from liberty down towards edmondson. for the west, traffic is westbound and you may see some delays on route 27. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. we're starting off fairly quiet. you hardly need a jacket. temperatures in the upper 60's and low 70's. into the afternoon, it will be hiot. most the sunny skies and maybe a few isolated thunderstorms. not a big threat today. a bigger threat as we get into saturday. now we had to sporead to sports.
>> good morning. uck showalter supportsaid knew the yankees would make a run. the orioles responded last night like champions. the yankees scored five runs to tie the game. the orioles hit three home runs to win the game. mark reynolds remains on fire. home run at number 19. his seventh in seven games. major trouble for the yankees. they scored five runs. the game is tied at 8. "not again." adam jones would have none of that. let's take a ride. number 28. he said it was the biggest of his career.
mark reynolds with a man on. matt wieters singles. chris davis hit another home run. the crowd goes home almost delirious because the orioles are back in a first-place tie. everybody delirious except buck showalter. jane two of the series tonight -- game two of the series tonight. ravens fans can pay their respects to art modell tomorrow at m&t bank stadium at a public viewing from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. it is requested you wear purple. a moment of silence before the cal ripken surmount last night in honor of art. people talking about art and
>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. we're hoping for a nice weekend. what do you say? >> i think today is going to be nice. we have to watch out for tomorrow. 43 degrees in montana. that is the cold air that is
going to be moving in. it is war with a high near 90 degrees. ocean city, 83. maybe an isolated thunderstorm. that is not a concern for the orioles. saturday evening is one we have the most likelihood of storms. >> the celebrations are over and now president obama can begin the sprint to the election day. >> as tara mergener tells us, the president and mitt romney expecting mitt romneyhay out of the latest jobs report. >> on the heels of president obama's big speech, he's hoping the august jobs report looks a little bit encouraging. mitt romney's camp will
certainly be watching, too. president obama finishing up his big speech. there is two months until election day. both sides are eagerly awaiting the august jobs report. it follows the democratic national convention. the latest numbers could be fodder for republicans to continue challenging the democrats on the economy. the president is asking for four more years to stay on the job. both will be hitting the campaign trail today. >> tara mergener, thank you. a full police honor guard will escort a police officer killed
in the line of duty. nadia ramdass joins us with details. >> good morning. heavy hearts will be filling the cathedral to honor the life of officer forrest taylor. he leaves behind a wife and two children. the 17-year veteran of the force died late last week after complications from surgery. the surgery stemmed from an accident he was involved in while on duty back in february. he had been responding to a call with his signal lights on, ran through a red light, and collided with another car, sending his vehicle into a pole. officials are considering it a line-of-duty death. services for officer taylor are scheduled for later this our queen on 5200 north charles street in north baltimore. visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral at 11:00 a.m. be advised a traffic advisory has been issued due to the
funeral service. starting at 9:00 a.m., expect traffic delays on charles street which will be closed from norther parkway to coldspring lane. charlers street is expected to be closed until 1:00 p.m. today. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. a state police video illustrates how dangerous it can be when motorists did not obeyed the move-over law. oh, man. the trooper was seriously hurt when a tractor-trailer driving too closely to the shoulder slammed into his patrol car. the new law requires drivers to move over or slow down when they see an officer on the side of the road. police will cruise at 83 looking to make sure the interstate remains a highway and not a makeshift truck stop. more and more truck drivers are
parking along interstate 83. they will focus on the hunt valley area, where they say it is happening the most. police said drivers should plan ahead and if they have to park, do it off the interstate. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> word of an accident on the harrisburg expressway. just south of the maryland line. word of a crash. perhaps some delays in developing. another problem, was down 70 just past not very causing some delays. another on the inner loop past 702. northbound 95 in the elkton region, there is a crash and
taking up the right lane. northbound 95 just past the elkton exit, you can see the truck. it is keeping folks off to the left. perhaps the right and center lane blocked. this is the beltway at chesaco avenue. some delays because of the east side accident and taking up the right lane. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> i know we have some problems on the roads but at least the weather is quiet on this friday. just a few thin clouds. we will keep most of the sunshine as we get through the day. a cold front is approaching in ohio and pennsylvania. the real beasts is sitting back in nebraska and that will bring
in some pretty chilly air and some thunderstorms are possible. that should arrive on saturday evening. watch out for thunderstorms to more night. 70's behind the cold front as we get into monday and tuesday. >> thank you. 69 degrees on tv hill. namesf music's biggest are over the moon during come out top honors. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. what breach of cell phone etiquette annoys you the most? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
>> some things never change. one direction was a big winner last night. they took up three awards including best new artist. rihanna took home one trophy for the video of the year. rowdye often known for and raucous moments but this year they went off without any controversy. have you ever heard of one direction? >> no. >> i it would be worried if you knew. >> 69 degrees on tv hill. >> we're seeing a big change in the temperatures on the way and that is causing some changes by early next week.
>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. a man is recovering from injuries he sustained in a collision with a train. he hit a train with his car around midnight. no word on his condition. his car suffered some extensive damage. the harford county sheriff's department is in mourning this morning. corporal charles licato was driving his cruiser in the conowingo dam around 2:30
yesterday morning when he crashed into two trees. he was pronounced dead at the scene. he got his start on "the oprah winfrey show." we talked about the success that we can expect this season. oz likes to think of himself as a healer and in the process has become a tv star. he says the first order of business is taking back his name. >> there are all kinds of vendors selling stuff on the web with my name. how did they know what to put in those aisles?
>> he does not sell or endorse any products. >> we have clear definitions of what i think you should do with your life. >> doing the right thing involves eating real food, 30 minutes of exercise every day, and realize your purpose in life. he will include some less traditional medical advice. >> something we have not learned about in medical school. traditional chinese medicines like acupuncture. all these other processes in the forefront. we're fighting for the health of our family and we have these tools in front of us. they are still in existence. >> the new season kicks off on
monday at 3:00 p.m. right here on wbal tv 11. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. it is becoming a busy morning rush. we have an accident on southbound 83. watch for delays. another problem on york road and 83. this is now clear. all lanes are open at mount airy. on the east side past 702, we have an accident that is taking up the right lane pass 702. northbound 95 past elkton, watch for delays because the right lane remained closed. here's a quick, live look at traffic. you can see the truck is set up and forcing people to the left.
stay to the left in the northbound direction. a big delays on the east side at chesaco avenue just past 702. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. we are looking at the tropics where we have tabled hurricanes. -- or we have two hurricanes, michael and leslie. you can see a well-defined eye. it is not a category two storm. we're not expecting any impact from either of these storms. maybe bermuda as we go into the weekend. the track is shifting east. leslie could strengthen into a category two. michael is moving north.
canada now have to watch for those. a few clouds of to the north. the satellite and radar are both looking quiet. maybe some isolated thunderstorms this afternoon. a cold front is coming in from the plains. it is moving our way into saturday. some pretty substantial storms into saturday night. those storms most likely after dark as we get towards the 9:00 p.m. hour. then a big drop in the temperature. a powerful cold front on saturday and the threat for severe weather and that includes the entire state of maryland, especially towards the evening
hours. highs in the upper 80's to the low 90's. a better chance for storms on saturday night. a taste of fall early next week. >> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. the funeral of a baltimore city police officer killed in the line of duty. nadia ramdass joins us live with that story. >> good morning. heavy hearts will fill this could these two to honor the life of forrest taylor. he leaves behind a wife and two children. the 17-year veteran of the force died late last week after complications from surgery. the surgery stemmed from an accident he was involved in while on duty back in february. he had been responding to a call with his signal lights on, ran through a red light, and collided with another car, sending his vehicle into a pole. officials are considering it a
line-of-duty death. services for officer taylor are scheduled for later this morning at the cathedral of mary our queen in north baltimore. visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral at 11:00 a.m. be advised a traffic advisory has been issued due to the funeral service. starting at 9:00 a.m., expect traffic delays on charles street, which will be closed from norther parkway to coldspring lane. charlers street is expected to be closed until 1:00 p.m. today. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. 6:52. coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> plus, we'll take a last look at weather and traffic together before you head out to start your day.
>> we have an accident on the inner loop just past 702. we have a crash on the harrisburg expressway. as you come out of the maryland line. another accident at old york road and 83. northbound 95 into elkton, we have a right lane closure because of an accident. here are your inner loop delays at chesaco avenue. >> 90 degrees is the height in baltimore today with an ice little chance for a thunderstorm. a better chance for saturday night. we drop into the 70's by monday. >> thank you. some news stories you can find at 7:00 a.m. dozens of people are dead after a series of earthquakes rocked