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on a mall frederick county town. >> good afternoon. here's what people are talking at today. the leaders of the 8 biggest economies are here in maryland for today's g8 summit. they will take up more critical international issues as they meet in seclusion. wjz is live in thurmont. mary has complete coverage on the arrivals and security in place. >> reporter: good afternoon. the g8 summit is now officially underway. many world leaders started arriving yesterday. most flying into delus airport near washington dc and many arrived this morning including mario mante. a helicopter will transport all of the leaders into the secure and secluded camp david. there's a 30 mile no fly zone and state and
national parks are on lock down. it's unprecedented security. the economic crisis, the war is some of the issues. the g8 summit a gathering of foreign leaders. as far as protesters, how they plan to get their message to the leaders who are on top of the mountain at camp david, we will talk to them and bring you their story tonight at 5:00. live in thurmont, i'm mary. >> stay with wjz for coming complete coverage. our coverage will continue today with mary staying live at the scene and vic reporting from the white house. maryland's highest court rules to recognize divorce for valid out of state same sex marriages. ron matz is live in the news room. >> the court of appeals issuedd ruling just this morning. it said maryland courts should only
with holds recognition of a valid foreign marriage if that marriage goes against state public policy. the case involved two woman married in california and denied ied by a judge in 2010 -- denied by a judge in 2010. back to you. >> thank you . opponents of same sex marriage are pushing for the issue that will appear on the ballot. a drug and murder conspiracy, eight people are now in custody charged with two murders and dozens of shootings. the dea worked with city police on this operation. the mother of murder florida teen trayvon martin will be
here. she's expected to talk about her personal journey as we approach the 3 month anniversary of her son's death. today video has been released of trayvon martin before he was shot and killed by george zimmerman. it's of martin at a 711 where he bought skittles and an ice tea. he was shot through the heart at extremely close range. zimmerman suffered a broken nose and cuts and bruises on the back of his head. zimmerman is charged with second degree murder. jury deliberations are underway in the john edwards corruption private -- trial. pros are cue tos -- prosecutors recounted the affair. he faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted. it's an exciting day for the nasdaq stock exchange. facebook began trading publicly this morning. edwards lawrence reports from the company's head
quarters in california where many employees are already very, very rich. >> facebook ceo range the nasdaq opening bell from the company's head quarters in california. thousands of employees packed to celebrate the company's initial public offering. many of them are freshly made millionaires. the offering price was $38 a share. the ipo makes the social networking site worth $104 billion. >> i don't think it's worth buying shares. >> the bigger you get the harder it is to go fast. >> he will have a network of almost $20 billion. he will remain facebook's largest shareholder. >> facebook has 900 million users. the company's challenge is to get more and find mu ways to make money -- new ways to make money. analysts say facebook wants to be a one stop
destination. >> facebook's long term goal is to try and be the gateway to the internet. >> to show they're series facebook programers stayed up all night at the annual hack a thon to come up with the next big idea. >> facebook is one of the few profitable internet companies to go public. recently it had a net income of $205 million in the first three months of this year. most of its money comes from advertising. the excitement over facebook doesn't appear to be drive aring the market much -- driving the market much. it's shaping up to be another delightful delay across maryland. taking a live look outside right now, black eye susanne day, a picture perfect afternoon to be out there enjoying the rices.
-- races. the sun is out. how long is this awesome weather going to stick around? we have complete coverage. marty is in the out back. tim williams is in the first warning weather center. hello, tim. >> it's a beautiful day. the average is around 75, right on target to surpass that. we're at 71 going into this 7 or 8 minutes after the noon hour. 66 down on the shore, 70 elkins, 72 in dc. the 95 core door is the mark for 70s. same amount of sunshine yesterday. how is this going to play out into your nks 24 hours -- next 24 hours? we spend it out to marty. >> reporter: it's a beautiful weekend in may. whether it's the preakness, chesapeake blue's fest, the weather is going to
cooperate. let's take a look at the graphic. this big blocking high is still doing a job. the job is keeping showers and clouds down to the south at bay. growths let's go the radar -- let's go to radar. not that far away you can see a little bit of disturbed weather. the high is going to start to break down a bit and allow that energy to sneak or way on sunday. i think we're talking about a cloudier day than first expected. how much so? tim williams will have those details shortly. nothing is going to dim the butte -- beauty of this day or tomorrow. i will throw it back inside. one more day until the 137th running of the preakness. the horses are busy preparing, spending some time on the track. this morning everyone was up early. kentucky derby winner i'll have another hit the track around 6:30 for a work out.
despite finishing second body mister is still the favorite. >> i have my boots on. i'm headed there after the show. >> good for you. >> i will bring you a live report tonight. >> beautiful day for that. >> still to come on wjz eyewitness news at noon. a highway shooting, the man is behind bars charged with the crime. >> remembering donna summer. how she's been honored today and when her funeral will be. >> break out the sunglasses. another beautiful day. tim williams will be back with your updated first warning weather forecast. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
it's sunny and 71 in central md -- mitt romneyed md right now -- maryland right now. police in mississippi arrest a man in connection with two fatal shooting along stretches of the highway. a 28-year-old has been taken into custody. he will be charged with capital murder. investigators thought the killer was poses as a police officer -- posing as a police officer but they say that's not the case. firefighters in arizona are
trying to contain a wild fire. the blaze has grown to more than 10 square miles. the wind is so strong it's picking up ambers and tossing them half a mile away. firefighters have been forced to keep their distance too. people around the world kovent continue -- continue to mourn the death of donna summer. fans have placed flowers on her star on hollywood walk of fame. he was 63 years old. she was sur rounded by her family at her home. her funeral will be wednesday. still ahead on wjz's eyewitness news at noon. we're looking ahead into the preakness. the complete first warning weather forecast is now just 2 sand half minutes a-- 2
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couldn't care for him. he deserves -- all our dogs deserve a home but he needs to get into a stable situation because his life was thrown into a tizzy. call the maryland spca. if you can help him out, that would be great. our pretty yellow scarf is compliments of mr. basement. what a beautiful day it is. tim williams has some fair weather details for us. >> that was a beautiful dog there. he's coming over here now. all right. he's right here. can't do anything about that. we're looking at 71. 43 as your dew point. sammy is roaming around the weather set. that's funny. 37% humidity. 71 the temperature right now. we have temperatures all around the
immediate metro area between 70 and 72. just a beautiful afternoon shaping up. our normal high is very close to about 75. we will nail that today with no problems. nice breeze, 12 miles an hour. this nice sunshine and this breeze, it's cooler coming in off the water. it's adding to a delightful afternoon. temperatures all around us in the mid atlantic and down to the south in the 70s. we're going to be tapping into some of that air. the temperatures are going to be coming in because of that southwest flow through the weekend. 80 the next few days. high pressure dominating the forecast. still those showers marty talked about near the carolinas. we expect this high is going to stay strong enough to make the clouds increase. a better chance of rain monday into tuesday. our chance comes in from a another system.
sunset today is at 8:17. 5:54 your next high tide. 77, mostly sunny and very nice out there already. i wouldn't be surprised if we don't go past that 77. 50 tonight. tomorrow 80, beautiful with sunshine. martin j bass will have the preakness and five day forecast in just a little bit. >> stay classy, tim. still to come on wjz's news at noon, who what forms your -- what forms your character traits? the answer is coming up in health watch. >> here are the top stories on wjz.com. log onto wjz.com. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
in today's health watch, when you may eat may be just as important and what you eat to prevent obesity and diabetes. scientists find that regular eating times may over ride the adverse effects of a high fat diet. researchers tested mice and found those limited to eating during an 8 hour period we are healthier than mice who ate all day long. researchers are developing a simple blood test that may identify women at risk of post
natal depression. it checks with gene variance. doctors hope this will pave the way for mother's likely to develop depression. genes may hold the key to success in life. genes may a greater roll than previously thought in character traits. scientists found gentlemen nit i cans to be more -- again net i cans to be more influnl. >> check back in with wjz's eyewitness news today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. we'll have the latest as facebook makes history with its initial public offering. join us with these stories and all the day's breaking news today at 4:00. that's right after dr. phil. >> please stay with us, your five day forecast is next.
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>> it's part of the museum[.0n] it? >> -- museum, isn't it? >> i think so. here is the important forecast for tomorrow for the preakness. 80, sunny skies. whether you're going to the track or not, have some folks over, have a party, celebrate a beautiful day in maryland. we are going to bring some clouds in on sundays. i think we will -- on sunday. i think we will keep rain at bay. monday maybe a shower. tuesday the warm front comes through, maybe a thunderstorm. wednesday sunny and 80. tonight's cbs line up, at 10 o'clock it's blue bloods with tom selleck. high school students aren't the only ones that enjoy a prom. these k-9s got to dress up and have a good time. the poochs enjoy dinner and a movie. it was milk bones and a viewing of lady and the tramp. >> i was going to ask you
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