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live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> later this afternoon, i think it will clear out. the morning commute will get some light rain. temperatures in the upper 60's and low 70's. light rain around the beltway. it is moving to the east. it will be light rain. then i think it will clear up this afternoon. high temperature near 81 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> good morning. we have a problem affecting a major roadways. southbound 95 at caton avenue. 49 on southbound 95 at the fort
mchenry. everything flowing smoothly at the harbor tunnel. 53 just beyond 70. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side. 10 minutes to go north on 95 from 32 out to the beltway. here's a quick, live look at traffic. the accident is near caton avenue. two right lanes are taken up. blight in terms of volume because it is early. southbound 295 is starting to pick up in volume. we will keep you posted. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police investigating an overnight shooting involving an officer. it's a place after to e.m. on east lanvale street. the officer was not injured.
there will be a press conference later this morning. police are investigating a possible kidnapping in reisterstown. someone said their relative was kidnapped. police tracked down the suspect vehicle on 795 and found the victim in the trunk but unharmed. [organ plays] >> it doesn't really matter how they got there. the orioles are back in the post season. they needed a win and for the yankees to lose. the yankees got neither. evan longoria hit three home runs. the orioles still have at least
one more game to play against the rangers. that will take place on friday. keith mills will have details coming up later in sports. >> president obama is staying in denver this morning. mitt romney is going to virginia. >> tracie potts has a look at one.d >> the point of this debate was to make differences clear. on lowering the debt. we now have trillion dollars deficits. >> you said you would cut the deficit in half. >> the way we do it is $2.50 for every cut we ask for a dollar of additional revenue paid for by asking those of us who have done well to contribute a little more to reduce the deficit. >> the president insisted romney would spend $5 trillion on tax breaks favoring the
wealthy. >> it shows that is not a recipe for job growth. >> everything you just said about my tax plan is not accurate. >> they clashed on wall street and medicare. >> cutting $716 billion for medicare to be able to balance thet additional cost of obamacare is a mistake. >> if you repeal obamacare, what happens is those seniors will be paying $600 more in subscription care. -- in prescription care. >> i don't know how the president could come into office and face rising unemployment and an economic crisis at the kitchen table and fighting for obamacare instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> we did work on this. alongside working on jobs.
this is part of making sure middle-class families are secure. >> president obama on defense. romney challenging his record. both waiting to see if this had any impact on voters. it had impact on line. the most tweeted event in u.s. history. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> which candidate scored the most points with viewers? you can check our smart phone app. you can follow along on wbaltv.com. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will the presidential and vice- presidential debates have any impact on the way you vote next month? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> new details as police
identify the officers involved in the death of a man while in their custody. jennifer franciotti has the story. >> we're learning more about the officers. police are releasing the names of the three suspended officers involved in the death of drug suspect anthony anderson. they are detectives gregg boyd, michael vodarick, and todd strohman. strohman is a decorated police officer. he was shot in november of 2010. sources say he had the most physical contact with anderson during that encounter. anderson died of blunt force injury. he suffered broken ribs and a ruptured spleen. anderson's family argued the autopsy results support criminal charges against the officer who had the hands-on contact. >> they said he was just faking because he didn't want to go to jail. that is not true. tony suffered on that lot. he was handcuffed and suffering and he died. we want these officers fired. we want them arrested. we want them convicted, because
if it was a normal citizen that committed homicide, they would be behind bars. >> the police unit is coming out in support of all three officers saying they handled that arrest by the book. gregg boyd has been sued in the past for excessive force. >> a rash of shootings in west baltimore kept police busy last night. the first happened in west baltimore on west lanvale street. about 10 minutes later, police said officers found a man shot on north fulton avenue. he was taken to shock trauma but did not survive. there was another shooting at liberty heights avenue.
a person was shot in the chest and the leg. no word as to a suspect or a possible motive. :08. federal regulators are looking into beiber fever. the biggest toy store is going digital. toys "r" us is challenging amazon and netflix for your kids' attention. >> i am live in harbor east. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. an accident on 95 impacting your
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>> you feel left out. maybe you should come up with one? >> i will grow my eyebrows out? >> she said you have to grow out.out broeyebrows pluck. b >> who decides these things? a warm and muggy start. we have some light rain shower activity to contend with. even some light rain is enough to slow down the traffic. i think it will clear up later this afternoon. we're waiting for this front to work its way off the coast. this is not a cold front.
it is dividing line. we're on the humid side. the humidity will go down this evening and it will feel a lot better. it will still stay warm tomorrow but we will lose the humidity. a chance for some rain showers early this morning. a high temperature between 77 and 82 degrees. the humidity will go into the comfortable range. high temperature near 80 degrees. a strong cold front goes through over the weekend. high temperatures back into the 60's early next week with overnight low temperatures in the 30's and 40's. >> a good segment would be to bring somebody in to wax your eyebrows. one problem in the clearing stage. southbound 95 at caton avenue.
fleet street and broadway, watch for fire department activity. 64, down from padonia. looking good on the j.f.x. here's a quick, live look at traffic. 95 near caton avenue southbound, one lane is still close. stay to the left. traffic on 295, we are seeing a buildup in volume. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. gusty winds continue to fan the flames of a fire in washington. 5,500 acres have been burned. residents have been told to leave the area for their own safety. the fire is 0% contained at
this point. a man is accused of stabbing watcher people, including a bus driver. a man boarded a bus and yelled racial slurs and got back on to the bus and stabbed to another person and then stabbed to the bus driver in the stomach. no word on what prompted the attack. >> toys "r" us is getting into the video streaming business. there will wench toys "r" us movies.com which will offer 4000 movies and tv shows geared towards children. apple's prices are on par with itunes.
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in the main aisle of the stores so they are quicker to find. smart phone buyers can buy them instantly. more than 3000 seasonal jobs to fill a nationwide. we get the weekly jobless claims number today. we did have a higher close yesterday ahead of tomorrow's big monthly jobs. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:19. 70 degrees at the airport. the orioles still have life in the postseason. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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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 little busy i'm southbound 95. we have the right lane closure because of an accident. it is backing up traffic. watch for fire department activity in the city at broadway. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side.
here's a quick, live look at traffic. 95 near caton avenue. this is north of the beltway. the right lane is still closed. several vehicles attending to the accident. it may be a little slow prior to that scene. slow going down towards 32. 95 it picking up in volume in the white marsh area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we have some light rain to contend with this morning. even light rain is enough to slow down the drive time. the best chance will be this morning. the humidity will go down late this afternoon. high temperature between 77 and 82 degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. here is keith mills.
>> thank you. the orioles did not win their final regular-season game of the year. they did win 93 games this year and will be one of 10 teams playing this weekend. 4-1, the birds loss to tampa bay yesterday appeared the orioles will play against the rangers appeared when a night for evan longoria. he is one of the best hitters. that one off chris tillman. then his second home run. ryan roberts with a rainbow. 3-0, tampa. more than enough for jeremy hellickson. the hormone hatcher. adam jones cannot get that --
the homerun hat trick. buck showalter put the season in perspective. >> they are looking forward to the opportunity. it is a tough road. it is a challenge. we are feeling good about the opportunity we have earned by being x number of teams left. >> 10 teams left. if the orioles win, they open the division playoffs on sunday against the yankees. ravens and kansas city. they are 1-3. ray lewis is aware that kansas city has a dangerous weapon. stray >> speak -- straight speed.
you see him open field. he jumps out of a gap and he is out of the gate. we applied before and we know what we're up to. it will be a big test for us. >> if the orioles win, they are home against the yankees. >> i would imagine buck showalter getting serious consideration for manager of the year. >> 71 degrees at the airport. a new proposal could have to pay more for electricity. >> we are loading more about the officers involved in the death of a drug suspect. >> president obama and mitt romney trade shots in the first presidential debate. who came out on top?
>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. how long is the wet weather going to stick around? >> there are some light rain showers this morning. give yourself a couple of extra minutes. it will be a warm day. low 7's. we will make it up to 81. the humidity will go down -- low 70's. more in just a few minutes. stay with us.
>> let the spin begin. abundance are analyzing every word and phrase. >> we will break down last night's performance. good morning, morark. the general consensus is that mitt romney exceeded expectations and maybe cannot on top. >> i have not heard a single pundit with a straight face try to make the case that president obama won that debate last night. in terms of who dominated, it was mitt romney. he was aggressive and in command of the facts. romney really accomplished, he
can not looking like a cross between thurston howell and some sort of evil version of donald trump, somebody who does not care about the poor. he said he was pro-business. he wants to help the entire country and did himself a big favor. >> was his performance good enough to improve his standing in the polls? >> all of these overnight polls say that mitt romney won. did he convince people to vote for him? walter mondale schooled ronald reagan went on to lose.
john kerry won all three debates against george bush. it will take a couple more weeks of campaigning and a few more debates to see if the opening means romney is moving up in the polls. >> best and worst moments for each candidate? >> best for romney won a wanted to raise up tax revenue by getting people to work so they have more taxes to pay. obama said we have not heard specifics from romney. is because the specifics are too good? the specifics are bad news. obama had to explain why obamacare was good. he should be able to do that in his sleep. if he can explain why obamacare
is good, he is in trouble. romney said if that is true, i need a new accountant. to suggest romney needs a new accountant is something you could see any democratic commercial coming up. >> always fun to talk with you. police have identified three officers. some of the names are familiar. jennifer franciotti joins us live to explain. >> good morning. the three names have been released. one of those officers has been sued in the past for excessive force. local activists and relatives of anthony anderson rallied to call for murder charges against three police officers who arrested him on september 21. >> we are calling for murder
charges. we're calling for these officers to be fired. we are calling for an end to their paid vacations at the tax payers' expense. >> the officers involved have now been identified as detectives gregg boyd, michael vodarick, and todd strohman. strohman was shot in november of 2010. sources say he had the most physical contact with anderson during the encounter. anderson encountered the officers on this vacant lot near his mother's home. detectives moved in to arrest anderson after they caught him in a drug deal. >> they observed him put what they suspected to be some kind of narcotics in his moh in an attempt to hide them. they placed him under arrest for that and took them into police custody. he then started complaining about pain. it was believed that he may have been injusted some of the drugs that he had and maybe was choking on them. >> morphine was detected in his system. blunt force trauma is listed as
the cause of death. his death was ruled a homicide. the head of the police union believes anderson's injuries are consistent with the standard takedown maneuver often used to arrest a suspect who may be armed. detective gregg boyd was sued in the past for excessive force and a jury found him liable. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. maryland health officials are investigating a rare form of fungal meningitis. least 26 patients have been sickened. state health officials say they have identified two patients in maryland that might be linked to those injections and one has died. this form of meningitis is not contagious. the drug was distributed to the
seven facilities in maryland. a full list of the symptoms on our website, wbaltv.com. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. a few accidents to talk about. southbound 95 at caton avenue, we still have a right lane closure. volume is picking up. we are starting to see some delays. an accident just in. fleet street and broadway, watch for closures because of fire department activity. 11 minutes on the northeast side. eight minutes between 795 and the 83's. 95 at caton avenue. southbound accident. the left lanes get by but
slowly. this is near 95 at the fort mchenry. delays are starting to develop into the tunnel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we check in with ava. we might not have her. we'll go to ava marie. she is talking about the urban chic fashion show. so exciting. >> we are hosting the party and getting excited for that. i have been trying to figure out what i will wear tonight. we will have to see what i tapi. the fashion show will be held on october 25. tickets are still available for
that. some big names. sarah caldwell and i will be modeling. the preview happening tonight at urban chic. 81 degrees for the high temperature today. showers are possible. they are moving through the area. near 80 tomorrow with lower humidity. rain showers this weekend appeared we're calling down drastically. details on the fashion show coming up. >> tony and i was not invited to model. 6:38. a lesson in never giving up. one man is reignited with a relic of this high school memories 42 years later. >> we are still taking your
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still ahead, a look at this morning's top stories. >> weather-wise, we have some light rain this morning. it is not a big deal. we will check the seven-day forecast in a moment. 70 in baltimore. 70 in baltimore. stay and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee.
i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. so smooth, no bitterness. it's awesome. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. police are investigating an overnight shooting that took place after 2:00 a.m. on east lanvale street. the officer was not injured. there will be a press conference later this morning. we'll have the latest at noon,
5:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. your b.g.e. bill could go up with that you turning on a single light. money would go towards maintenance and repair cost. task force is charge of assessing maryland utilities after the blackout from the derecho storm. the orioles needed a win as well as a yankees lost to take the a.l. east crown. they got neither. evan longoria hit three home runs. the orioles have at least one more game to play in arlington against the rangers on friday. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> let's get you up to date.
let's take a look. we have an accident on 95 at cates in avenue. that is backing up traffic. you can see a delay on the west side. watch for a crash at keith avenue. fire activity at fleet street and broadway. 80 miles per hour in the west side outer loop. that is creating a backup on southbound 795. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update of 95 near caton avenue. southbound traffic is coming towards us. very heavy traffic. this is traffic on a 83 at padonia road. southbound traffic is building just a bit. not tracking any problems on the j.f.x.
that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we have some light rain to contend with this morning. 70 at the airport. 67 in parkton. the dew points are around 70 degrees. we have some light rain at the present time. enough scattered light rain shower to may be slowed down the drive time. maybe take an umbrella with you. i think things will get better this afternoon. a front is taking a couple of days to reach us. it is not a cold front. more of a dividing line between a humid air mass and a dry air mass. you'll notice the humidity start to go down. things will change over the weekend.
it is snelling behind the front. a strong cold front coming across the upper midwest. -- it is snowing behind the fraud. off and on light rain showers this morning. i think the sun come out. high temperature between 77 and 82 degrees. it will feel like summer going into the weekend. high temperature near 80. humidity will be lower. it will feel better off on friday. the front will approach with maybe some rain showers. a steadier rain on sunday. the colder air starts to rush in. high temperatures in the 60's. overnight lows in the 30 plus and 40's. we could get our first frost of the season early next week.
>> time now for a last look at one of our big stories. police have identified the three officers at the center of an investigation. jennifer franciotti is live with more. good morning. >> good morning. police are releasing the names of the three suspended officers involved in the death of drug suspect anthony anderson. they are detectives gregg boyd, michael vodarick, and todd strohman. aniston died of blunt force trauma -- anderson died of blunt force trauma. his family argues for criminal charges against the police officers. the police officers have been suspended with pay. the police union is standing by these officers. >> what do we know about the
history of these officers? >> we know detective todd strohman is a decorated officer and he had the most hands on contact with anderson the night that he died. as for detective gregg boyd, he has been sued in the past four detective force and the jury found him liable in that instance. >> jennifer franciotti, thank you. >> here is savannah guthrie with a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. we will break down the first presidential debate. by most accounts, it was a good night for mitt romney. a rare interview with mark zuckerburg. he opens up about a major milestone for his company at his trademark look.
>> this morning we asked -- will the presidential and vice- presidential debates have any impact on the way you vote next month? we will post more answers on our website, wbaltv.com. >> is it any better than this time yesterday? >> southbound at 95, the right lane is still closed. keith avenue, an accident wrapping up. fleet street and broadway, watch for closures. down to 18 miles per hour on the west side. that is impacting traffic on 795 south. some delays on 70 in towards 29.
here's a quick, live look at traffic. with it right lane closure southbound on caton. this is the northwest corner of the beltway. just crawling down towards the west side. >> we have some warm temperatures but that is about to change. >> we have some light rain to contend with this morning. not a big deal. it will be a beautiful day tomorrow. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> have a good one.
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