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>> the heat is on as the presidential candidates prepare for the first round of debates. >> will we try out for the weekend -- will we dry out for the 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 have some rain showers along the5 corridor. even starting to dry out down towards d.c. some fog at the airport. you could encounter some kick back from the roads. most of the showers happening
before 8:00 a.m. it will be mostly cloudy today with temperatures in the upper 70's. better chances for rain tonight. >> not the recipe for a great morning rush. we have some accidents. there is a crash in pasadena and another along ritchie highway in glen bernie. a crash in the city at belair road. still up to speed on the major roadways. 49 on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. my ministry at calvert, closures because of the baltimore book festival. 11 minutes to go south on 95 from the beltway down towards
32. the roads are still wet. building volume but no official delay. heavier on southbound 295 down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a late night for ravens fans but it was worth the lost sleep. the ravens got some breathing room towards the end of the third quarter as cary williams picks off brandon weeden which gave the ravens a 13-point lead. the browns held tough. the ravens came on top 23-16. the of the big story was the return of the nfl officials
after the lockout. the officiating crew was treated to a hero's welcome at m&t bank stadium last night. fans were thrilled to see the return of the professional officials. after the game, it was clear to those on and off the field that the situation had improved. >> the communication was good. i would like to know what happened on the last play. they were excellent. guys on the sideline did a great job communicating. i think now we're on the same page. >> keith mills will have highlights coming up later in sports.
>> all of baltimore has come down with a case of orioles fever. the orioles are hoping to clinch a spot in the playoffs. kim dacey has more with the big weekend in the yard. >> tonight before their game, mayor stephanie rawlings-blake will present orioles center fielder adam jones with a key to the city because this year the orioles have done baltimore proud. fans are excited of the possibility the orioles will be in the playoffs. the orioles challenged schools across the state to go orange and show their orioles pride. yesterday thee winner got their prize. the orioles bird and pitchers troy patton, tommy hunter and jason hammel visited the school. the kids got to ask the players questions and meet them in person. the students went wild, but the players had a great time, too,. >> i didn't even know that most of these kids would know who i was.
they are so excited about every one of us. just very humbling, very exciting. >> a lot of energy. hopefully everybody brings that same energy out to the ball field the next couple of days and helps us win. >> we will have more on what the orioles are doing to thank the fans this weekend in the next half-hour. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. police are investigating two separate shootings. the most recent case happened just after 9:00 p.m. on thursday on south agusta avenue. a woman was found shot inside a car. she was shot in the head. she died overnight. police are looking for three men in connection with a shooting of another woman.
a man was arrested in connection with the shooting of a woman and her won. he is charged with attempted murder. was arguing with his girlfriend and he shot her multiple times. the first shot was fired at her young son. >> a towson theater will learn whether it will lose its liquor license. the liquor board has scheduled a hearing for the theater following last weekend's chaotic flight. seven people were charged. police believe the shooting hours later may have been connected. promoter was used at the event. nearly a dozen homes have been
burglarized in elkridge and woodbine since monday. police believe the break-ins, slightly being committed by the same person. >> he is knocking on doors to see if residents are home. he asks for somebody who does not live there and quickly leaves. >> anyone with information is asked to call howard county police. >> it is the final weekend before president obama and mitt romney meet in denver for the first presidential debate. the economy is seen as a central issue of the economy. tara mergener has more on the story. >> good morning. lots of anticipation on this first presidential debate.
just five days now until that first presidential debate. it is one of the last chances for them to sway the undecided voters. as the clock ticks down to election day, the presidential hopefuls are running at a furious pace -- >> thank you, thank you. >> and getting ready for the first debate, where the economy will be front and center, as it was on thursday in springfield, virginia, where mitt romney pounced. the commerce department lowered its latest estimate of economic growth. >> china is growing much faster than we. russia is growing faster than we. our economy needs to be reinvigorated. we cannot afford four more years like the last four years. >> in virginia beach, president obama pledged to create more jobs and to get the economy moving again in his next term. >> the truth is it will take a few more years to solve challenges that were building up over decades. >> another round of ads has hit
the airwaves. both are making one-on-one appeals for support. >> today i believe as a nation we are moving forward again. we have much more to do to get folks back to work and make the middle class secure again. >> president obama and i both care about poor and middle- class families. the difference is my policies will make things better for them. >> a new reuters poll shows president obama leading mitt romney 49% to 42%. the romney camp shows a much closer race. >> the romney camp is predicting the outcome of next week's debate. >> they have put out a memo that says this is the eighth presidential debate for president obama. romney has the issues on his side. president obama will likely
emerge the winner. the debate will not decide the election, according to the memo. the obama camp was trying to keep expectations low. >> hillary clinton sat down with benjamin netanyahu on thursday after he drew a line in the sand nuclear program. the prime minister challenged world leaders to stop them. >> these are the facts. where should the red line be drawn? a redlined should be drawn right here. >> direct action against iran needs to be taken, said the prime minister.
>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:54. 70 degrees downtown. a few raindrops on the camera. the sun will be coming up at 7:00 this morning. most of the showers are moving off to the east. on.as wetter early most of the rain showers are crossing the bay and moving into the eastern half of cecil county. minnick a few sprinkles on the backside of this -- mainly a few sprinkles on the backside of
this. we i not done with the rain just yet. another area of low pressure may be moving into the area tonight -- we are not done with the rain just yet. we will have fairly nice weather for most of your friday. we have the front sitting over us. .t is a slow-building front bringing rain to kentucky and is the move through late tonight. 70 degrees downtown. 67 at the airport. 66 in catonsville. 68 degrees in rock hall. in the 60's to start off the day. the best chance for showers before 8:00 a.m. for the afternoon, 77 with
mostly cloudy skies. most of the showers should be clearing out. a better chance for rain into tonight. the orioles should be ok for their game. rain will be moving back in late tonight. showers are possible, especially after midnight. into the seven-day forecast -- most of the weekend is looking dry. maybe some isolated showers by sunday afternoon. better rain chances return next week. >> word of it accident southbound 95 near caton avenue. delays are starting to form in the southbound direction. a tractor-trailer involved in that accident. it is leaking fuel.
watch for a crash on ritchie highway. another hit on the northeast side of the city. 47 on southbound 95. monument street is closed because of the baltimore book festival. the's the scene of accident. southbound 95 near caton avenue. traffic is slowing prior to the scene. stay to the left. 83 at york road, so far so good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. four people are dead after a man opens fire inside a minneapolis business. the gunman walked into a shop on thursday afternoon and began shooting. the shooter had turned h
gun on himself and took his own life. a man behind a film has been ordered held without bond. a judge ruled that nakoula basseley nakoula should be held on suspicious of violating the terms of his probation. he was on probation for check fraud. a trailer for his film was posted on youtube and has been linked to protests all across the middle east. the germanic seen as an officer loses control of his car and slams into a house. this happened last month. he skidded off the road and into a house at about 45 miles per hour. the officer suffered a minor neck injury. nobody inside the home was hurt.
>> restaurant guide has release its best fast food survey results. more than 10,500 diners were surveyed. five guys comes out on top when it comes to hamburgers. mcdonald's has the best french fries. took the topubway spot. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what is your one go-to item when you have to satisfy a fast-food craving? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. you beer can say a lot about who you may be voting for in november. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> feeling generous? facebook is hoping so.
you can send real flowers or starbucks gift cards without leaving the site. when white facebook is trying to satisfy investors and boost revenue of -- one way facebook is trying to satisfy investors. the attacks have been making bank websites on available to consumers for zero hours at a time. stocks breaking their losing streak. encouraging news about jobs. the bloomberg maryland index on the rise. the type of beer you drink can say a lot about where you stand. drinking at lot of sam adams
means you're likely to vote republican. budweiser drinkers skew towards the democrats. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> what does a cosmo say? >> i'm not sure. 6:21. a win is a win. keith mills looks back at last night's ravens victory against the browns. >> 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. the wet roads are causing some accidents. one on 95 near caton avenue. you can see the delays that are forming. right lane is close at the scene of the crash. watch for those delays. watch for a crash on ritchie highway. monument street is set down at calvert because of the baltimore book festival. a bit of a delay on the west side outer loop around baltimore national pike. 95 checks out ok.
here's a quick, live look at traffic. you can see the accident. watch for slick sopts. pots. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the rain is causing some problems. most of the rain is now east of the bay. 66 in catonsville. planning out your day. starting out in the mid 60's. by lunchtime, we expected to clear out. by 4:00 p.m., a high of 77 with mostly cloudy skies. now we go to sports. >> thank you. good morning. the regular officials returned last night to a standing ovation.
theravens went out to be at browns. it was anything but perfect. the ravens get their third win. joe flacco to torrey smith. third quarter, still a ball game. joe rolls right. 16-7 ravens. here's the big play of the game. cary williams takes off brandon weeden and returns it 63 yards. still the browns with some life thanks to paul kruger on this conduct penalty and number 73. it doesn't matter. it sets up brandon weeden into the end zone. that could have tied it. ravens get their third win of the year.
the ravens get it done. >> you have to find a way to win. >> i said that i had to run and let's see if it gets open. nothing happened. i said i have to get a touchdown. >> here it is again. you can see joe faking. he cuts in and scores. the orioles and red sox tonight. a huge ovation last night at the ravens game and they were happy the yankees lost. they lost to the blue jays. the blue jays up after the two- run home run. and then home run number 43, --
>> 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. ava has a quick look at the forecast. >> most of the rain is happening
right now. at the airport, just some fog and 67 degrees. the dew point is that 65. temperatures will stay mild, near 80 degrees. showers this morning. mostly cloudy through the rest of the day. the rain could become a back in the next seven days. >> a better idea of how the presidential race is shaping up. president obama has a healthy lead in some battleground states. >> tracie potts brings us with the race stands right now. message tomney's downers last night as polls show a tight race.
seven points behind in new hampshire. both sides came out swinging with new campaign ads on thursday. what he said in virginia beach was something he calls economic patriotism. >> growing our economy begins with a strong and thriving middle class. >> mitt romney said the nation's debt is more than sonumbers on paper. >> that puts america in position of economic risks. >> supporters are split on how mitt romney can win this race. >> more than half the country has already started voting. the president's approval rating around 50% and could turn out to
be his best month in a year. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. last homestand of the year starts tonight against the red sox. kim dacey joins as with more on the story. >> hi, stan. the mayor will be giving the key to the city to adam jones because this year the orioles have done baltimore proud. everywhere you look there is orange at this school. they won the big contest to see who can show their o's pride. >> it brings the parents, the parish, the school together. it shows their excitement. >> thursday they got their prize, a visit from the orioles
birds and o's pitchers troy patton, tommy hunter and jason hammel. the students got to ask them questions and interact with them in person. it was hard to tell who enjoyed the visit more, the kids or the players. >> i didn't even know that most of these kids would know who i was. they are so excited about every one of us. just very humbling, very exciting. >> a lot of energy. hopefully everybody brings that same energy out to the ball field the next couple of days and helps us win. >> the orioles are giving back to their fans this year for all of their support. it is fan appreciation weekend at campden yards against the red sox. saturday they will unveil the brooks robinson bronze statue and give fans a mini statue. sunday, they are giving out j.j. hardy bobbleheads, as they try to make their final push towards the playoffs. after the homestand, the orioles will end the regular season on the road in tampa bay. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you.
the british-based oil company is paying $210,000 for shoddy safety procedures. bp failed to act fast enough at the curtis bay terminal. time and response is necessary. the family of a woman who disappeared 26 years ago continues their search for answers. bernadette caruso was last seen back in 1986. in all that time, no arrest has been made in her disappearance. all signs point to her estranged husband, a former police officer. oubt that itno dep
was a conspiracy to abduct bernadette. there's never been a trace of her or her car. hashe prosecutor's office failed to take any evidence before a judge and that case remains unsolved. commissioners voted to begin the process of amending the county ordinance to make english the official language of carroll county. there'll be some exceptions for schools and to promote trade and tourism. >> it is relatively straightforward. it is not anything radical. it adopts the english language for purposes of carroll county government. >> the next step is a public hearing but no date has been set.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> dealing with wet roads this morning and that is creating some problems. delays on southbound 95 near caton avenue. taking up the right lane. delays begin around 295. we have a crash in the glen burnie area at ritchie highway. a bit of a slowdown at 295. a problem justin at oakland road. this isn't northern baltimore county. harrisburg expressway is in the graeen. no problems down to the beltway. tractor-trailer involved. a fuel spill reportedly. slick spots to add to the rain. delays down towards the 895
split. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you appeared the rain is causing some problems. the roads are still wet. still some drizzle along 95. most of the rain is heading east of baltimore and moving across the eastern shore. we may get a few peaks of sunshine later this afternoon. rain could return later tonight. high temperature of 77 tonight. partly sunny and mostly dry. isolated showers possible on sunday. back to you. >> thank you. 6:38. do you think you recognize this painting? the story behind
woman with her arms crossed. it is no capet but an earlier version of the masterpiece that was discovered in an english manor. >> a pair of snow leopard cubs are doing well in china. they were born in july. the cubs have sharp claws and teeth. zoos are trying to increase their numbers. >> 6:41. 67 degrees at the airport. >> traffic is backing up heavily on southbound 95. >> rain is clearing out of the metro area. temperatures will be cooling down.
>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:45. a late night for ravens fans but it was well worth it. the ravens extend their -- the ravens finally got some breathing room by the end of the third quarter. the ravens had a 13-point lead. the outcome in the balance all the way up to the final play. the ravens come out on top 23-
16. a deadly shooting in southwest baltimore. a woman was found shot in the head just after 9:00 p.m. last night. she died overnight. no word as to a suspect or a possible motive. a burglar -- a dozen homes have been burglarized since monday. police believe the break-ins slightly being committed by the same person. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> we are looking at some big delays on 95 in the southbound direction. an accident is taking up the right lane. three lanes to get by. watch for delays that began around 295. delays with an accident on
oakland road. the harrisburg expressway so far in pretty good shape. we do have an accident that we're pointing al. those delays falling into place on the west side down towards edmondson. eastbound 32, some debris in the road. another accident clearing on ritchie highway. a tractor-trailer is leaking fuel. m delays forming at providence in the outer loop. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the rain is starting to clear out. the roads are still wet. be careful around the metro area. most of the rain is pushing across the bay into cecil county. there could be some drizzle back
around baltimore. the reader cannot pick that up. all this rain continues along a cold front. another batch of rain on the backside in kentucky. we're getting a break of rain. we are still on the warm side of the front. our temperatures are still fairly mild. 67 degrees at the airport. 68 degrees in atlanta. 54 in chicago. that cool air will be dipping into the mid atlantic this weekend. we may get some sunshine this afternoon. the majority of the day has cloud cover. most of the day is dry.
the oil's game should be dry as well -- the orioles game should be dry as well. highs in the upper 70's by this afternoon. rain could return after midnight. 50's for the overnight lows. sunny skies tomorrow. a 20% chance of showers into sunday mountain. .ow 70's to start out next week >> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. fans are hoping for one more bit of oriole magic as the orioles close out the regular season home schedule. kim dacey has more on the story. >> tonight before their game,
mayor stephanie rawlings-blake will present orioles center fielder adam jones with a key to the city because this year the orioles have done baltimore proud. fans are excited of the possibility the orioles will be in the playoffs. the orioles challenged schools across the state to go orange and show their orioles pride. yesterday thee winner got their prize. the orioles bird and pitchers troy patton, tommy hunter and jason hammel visited the school. the kids got to ask the players questions and meet them in person. the students went wild, but the players had a great time, too,. the final home series against the red sox starts tonight. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> something special going down at the ballpark. >> it is fan appreciation weekend. on sunday, free j.j. hardy
bubbleheads -- bobbleheads. >> thank you. here is savannah guthrie with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> the search for a motive in a deadly workplace shooting in minneapolis. four people and the gunmen killed. police digging into a driveway near detroit in a new search for jimmy hoffa's body. we kick off an attempt for a world record in our studio. ullups ark for most pe and a 24 hour period. and the 12-year-old who got his first kiss from kerry underwood -- carrie underwent when we get started on friday morning. >> 6:51.
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hmm. i have not tried that. >> will go over to royal farms right down the street. >> here is what is going on. 95 southbound, a right lane closure caton avenue because of an accident. there is a delay. expect that around 295. not bad at the beltway at providence. there is an accident at oakland road. another in edmondson. delays on the west side in place. watch for an accident on ritchie highway in glen bernie. >> most of the showers are moving east and we're starting to dry out.
>> baltimore shows up on a lot of best and worst lists, but the city was the toast of the town last sunday, and in a good way. in the midst of a lot of awards presented at the 64th annual primetime emmy's, one of the biggest winners was baltimore, on multiple fronts. it was a big night for baltimore productions, stars, and even a jewelry designer. baltimore native julie bowen took home another emmy as best supporting actress for her role in the comedy "modern family." her introduction mentioned her baltimore childhood, where her love of acting began in her back yard with her sisters. in one of the strongest sweeps of the night, the baltimore- based docu-drama "game change" won four awards, for acting, writing, and direction in the movie and miniseries competition. the award for best actress in comedy went to julia louis- dreyfus for her performance as the vice president in "veep," which is filmed in baltimore. she thanked her crew in baltimore and will return next month for her work on a second season for the now emmy-award- winning show. even the gift bags had a taste of baltimore, with jewelry from a local designer that went to