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a pasadena family is sharing their story of a serious health condition affecting their family and how they are hoping to help others. it's first day of june, friday as well. i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. here's meteorologist lynette charles. >> yes, we will start out on maryland's most powerful radar as of now. because we are looking dry at a lot of spots. most wet weather is down to the south. you have to head to virginia to get in on the action now. it's to the south of fred ribsburg. that will move into the ir- -fredericksburg. and to the west we have showers and thunderstorms. and storms will be in the area
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and some of those could be severe. but for right now, the temperatures in glen burnie coming in around 76 de-- degrees and 26 right now in -- 62 right now in churchville. a little patchy fog this morning as well. we are seeing lots of 10s where we want to be. and as we step over towards the eastern shore, once again, we are dealing with some patchy fog and reduced visibility and four miles in easton one in salisbury and it will go up as the morning goes along. but until then, take it easy on the roadways and speaking of the roadways let's head to lauren with a check of our traffic. >> reporter: we are dealing with a lot of fog on the eastern shore. so expect reduced visibility. turn on the low beams. closer to baltimore no problems on the jfx. you are look to fayette street. no delays from white march be into the city. and -- marsh into the city. no concerns checking in and
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looking live at dulaney valley road. everything is up to speed. not too many cars but it will be an easy ride up towards 83. and the southwest corner of 695 also going to be clear. there is a look at 259. no concerns. it -- 295. it will remain clear through the fort mchenry tunnel and harbor tunnel. that's the abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you. continuing coverage of a disturbing crime. >> a suspect made a startling confession to investigators about what he did to his victim. 21-year-old alexander kinyua told investigators he ate his victim's heart and a portion of his brain. he became a suspect when his brother found what he thought were human remains in the family's basement. he spoke to neighbors about what they saw and what they reported during the whole situation. listen. >> 21-year-old son the one they accused of murdering he was out with a machete trimming bushes
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and then later that day, he walked down the street right down the middle of the street with a pot. >> we have learned the victim is a graduate from morgan state university. the suspect was a former student there. it's a:33 and the victim -- 5:33 and the victim of another brutal crime was remembered and we have new reaction from the man's mother. it was a candlelight vigil for darryl augustus ii who was found in a burned truck but police think it was a cover-up to murder. victim's mother says despite all of this, she doesn't want anyone to be sad. >> he wouldn't want us to be sad at all. he was full of life and bubbly. and i am overwhelmed with joy at this turnout. >> the suspect is a person who found augustus with his ex- girlfriend. ellis turned himself into police thursday. today a young man is remembered matthew chesswick
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killed on memorial day will be laid to rest. the 22-year-old howard county man was hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver. he worked at mary weather post a zillion and attended towson and will be remembered at one this afternoon and the burial will follow at. police in anne arundel county are investigating a stabbing in a laurel bar that happened last night. police say two people were stabbed and it happened around 7 at the starting gate lounge on fort meade road. a third person the suspect was hurt when witnesses tackled him to keep him from running away. former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky is asking for the criminal proceeding to be delayed. he face as trial next week on charges he sexually abused 10 boys. the superior court online docket indicated he filed a petition for review but didn't explain what he was seeking. he also asked the court to seal the document. and today a hearing will be held in a perjury case against
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two former penn state officials accused of lying to the grand jury about the sandusky child sex abuse allegations. attorneys for the former athletic director tim curley and former vice president gary schultz will both be in court today. in the case of trayvon martin the confessed shooter george zimmerman has a hearing on a motion for protective order for discovery where they keep the information and evidence sealed until trial time. it's scheduled for 1:30. a texas mom will probably not receive the mother of the year award any time soon. >> where this woman was found and what police found her doing as she was asked do leave the tattoo parlor. -- asked to to leave the tattoo parlor. >> you can see the image on this mold. a family says they can and why they feel it's a blessing to have the image there. >> and friday is here and many of you have big plans. but if you are outdoors you might need a plan b. i will have details coming up. >> reporter: no delays on the south side of 95.
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just north of the beltway i will show you what 83 looks like in my abc2 timesaver traffic report.
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now "good morning
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maryland." around the nation a dangerous ride home for some commuters in detroit. look at the water. this is thursday a water main break flooded the freeway closing lanes in both directions. it's a veries abouty highway. cars were stranded -- busy highway. cars were stranded and they had to wade out of it. water department crews were working to stop the flow. in texas a mom faces charges after she was found passed out in a parking lot of a tattoo parlor. now she was turned away from the parlor for being drunk. and inside the car were a number of bottled beers and prescription meds and a woman's one-year-old daughter. police say get this, the woman was pregnant and also on probation. check this out. the pictures are incredible. the story of the day. an alligator came within inches of a catching a bobcat in tampa florida. a neighbor caught it on camera. the gator emerged from the pond and zeroed in on the cat and moving closer and closer and the neighbor says he thinks that. >> wait for it.
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>> the alligator startled the cat just in time. >> he gets close. >> he gets the bobcat escapes. a family in texas found a holy vision in a bathroom mold. examine this. they say they see jesus so if you can see it, family says they think there's -- christ is watching over them. no word on whether the family plans to clean up the mold. >> i am never good at seeing that. >> the mask from scream. >> something like that. >> all right. so we have tips to help you with the little ones to keep safe during the summer. here's linda so. >> reporter: and all it is is right here on your cell phone. i am linda so. we will show you apps designed to help your family deal with the heat, water and bugs this summer. >> also ahead, how a sweet snack made favorite on the freebie friday list deal. we will tell you what you need
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to know coming up. >> no delays to talk about traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel. and if you are bound for 895, here's what it looks like north of child street. not too many cars out there just yet. it will be delay free. on the northeast corridor of 95 in the white marsh area a 14- minute trip southbound from the beltway all the way to downtown baltimore and it will remain clear once you get on to the beltway. no problems to talk about from parkville up towards towson as for the west side hearings's what it looks like old court road -- . [audio not understandable] no delays in this vicinity from hunt valley to the beltway. it will be nice and clear and if you are use the jfx to get into the city, 11 minutes from the beltway to downtown baltimore. and that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. stay with us. there's much more to come. you are watching "good morning maryland."
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now "good morning maryland." 5:44. thanks for joining us. your smart phone can keep you and your family safe from the heat water and bugs and linda so is here to tell us about some summer safety apps. >> reporter: yeah, it's all right here in the phone. there are plenty of free apps
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on the smart phone. you need to know what to look for. the apps can help at the beach, pool or hitting the bike trails. app gives daily and hourly forecast for uv rays wherever you are or wherever you are headed. the sun can watch your app can remind you to turn over, reapply sunscreen or check on the kid with the help of an alarm. and the bike safety app for the iphone has tips for staying safe on two weils. the s a os an -- the sos app has answers for bug bites and barbeque burns. a search on your phone is all it takes to help you keep you and your little ones safe in the summer sun. linda so, abc2 news. all right we have got the freebie fries for you today. how it -- friday for you today. every friday we will give yoscoop where to get items for free. head to abc2news.com. here are a few. if you're a bank of america customer you will have free admission to museums in your area this weekend.
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in celebration of national donate day, you get free dough notes so head to abc2news.com to check out the deals courtesy of free sample mama. heart disease is the number one killer of women and can be prevented if you take care of sur self. >> -- yourself. >> but you just can't do it if you are born with a congenital heart defect. a family is sharing their story with the hopes of helping others. >> i was angry and depressed. i couldn't believe it happened to me. >> reporter: a wakeup call. that's all barbara described her cardiac arrest. later she learned of the change her life and that of two-year- old olivia forever. >> i was a mess. i didn't want olive yeah in her crib and i wanted her close by. i cried many nights by myself thinking what did i do to my daughter. >> reporter: 14 years ago at 37 she ended up in coma for weeks after surviving a massive heart attack. when she came to, she had a
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rare inborn heart condition that can be passed from one generation to the next. >> you're like a walk time bomb because you never know when it's going to hit. and with the kind we have, it is a lot of people die in their sleep from it. >> reporter: yes we. she said genetic testing years later showed olivia had it too. and like her mom, she would need a defibrillator the rest of her life. >> i was scared honestly. i don't remember it too well but i remember crying. >> reporter: and the tears flow as the 16-year-old thinks of the classmates who make fun of her heart disease and her implanted device. >> they don't know. they can't tell. unless i tell them and then some are like oh my god i am sorry and others are like what? and then it's like huh huh. >> reporter: no apologies she is a ballerina who one day hopes to be a forensic scientists. olivia loves to bake and wants to go to culinary school.
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in the meantime, the teen and her mom are on a mission. >> it can be advocates for theamerican hart association. we can teach others about heart awareness and heart issues. if you don't get yourself checked, if you don't take care of your heart no one else will. >> people need to be aware. they need to know what the signs are. >> reporter: they didn't have warning signs. but they are fortunate to live and share their story. >> you are my best friend. don't ever forget that. >> the american heart association is holding an event today to raise awareness. it's the first go red for women luncheon and abc2 news is aproud sponsor it will take place at maritime park museum from 10 to 1. if you want more information head to the website and it's abc2news.com. time for a check of the weather forecast. things could be changing lynette as the day goes on. we need to be aware. >> exactly. we can get stormy weather and some of those could be on the severe side. i will detail that in a second. this morning we are getting
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everybody out and about and they have to deal with patchy fog across the eastern shore. only about 5 miles of reduced visibility there one in salisbury and fog in ocean city. and we have some wet weather to talk about. but not in dundalk. we are looking at mainly cloudy skies right now. you can see the key bridge back there. that's always an indication of something good not dealing with any type of patchy fog across the area. but we are looking at temperatures comfortable in towson. 57 degrees. this is where we should be now for this time of the year. 57 in ellicott city but then we have the warmer air in edgemere at 69 degrees. more of the same in stevensville and 64 along the eastern shore in centerville and 62 right now in galena. good morning to you. all right let's get down to business because the satellite and radar picking up on the clouds i showed you, a few showers in virginia and a big line of showers back out to west virginia. that's the line that will begin to move in as we go into the afternoon. and we could get some severe
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weather. so the severe weather setup we have a warm front that's going to traverse the area and we have the warm moist humid air mass that's moving in and then we have an upper-level low that is spinning and then that cold front that is going to trigger the thunderstorms. so we have the biggest threat will be hail large hail gusty winds and lightning and possibly an isolated tornado as we go into afternoon and evening. we will be here to teem you update and safe in this situation. the future trend picking up on the showers and storms that will begin to move in mainly around 4. you are going to have a wet commute this evening and wet weather will stick around. you might rant to change the plans going into the evening and wait to do it saturday evening because it looks drier and calmer. hour by hour, 82 for today. the thunderstorms will be popping and here's 7-day forecast for you. as we will remain seasonable going into time with the slight chance for showers on sunday. let's check of the abc2
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timesaver traffic with lauren. >> reporter: good morning. fortunately the harrisburg expressway is more bench that the forecost. no trace traveling from one road all the way down towards 695. once you get on the jfx, you are looking at an 11 minute ride from the beltway downtown to east fayette street. no problems to report in that vicinity. and everything will remain up to speed traveling through the fort mchenry tunnel as we check in and look at 895 at o'donnell street. actually at child street. not too many cars so it will be an easy ride traveling through the harbor tunnel and everything remains up to speed as we look live at the northeast corridor of 95. here's white marsh area a 4- minute ride from route 43 all the way down towards the beltway. and here's the beltway in parkville. no delays at harford road and 11 minute ride on the outer loop from 95 up towards 83. and as we look at abc timesaver traffic now over to you. the new york man who pled guilty tore stealing historical
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documents in baltimore will be in court. >> what he face at sentencing and what he admitted to doing. >> ahead also, the largest marilyn monroe exhibit opens today. where you can see her and the historic memorabilia coming up next. >> and get latest information on the iphone. slide over and you can see showers and storms back off towards the west. right now, we are dry with a temperature coming in right around 64 degrees. i will have your ocean city forecast coming up. stick around. çñç?ç?çñçwçñçwç?ó?çwçñó?ç?çñó?çw
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it's 5:55 and five things to know this morning. the donald will be in greensboro north carolina the keynote speaker at state g op dinner. a judge is meeting with lawyers today for research and recovery company based in texas suing casey anthony to recomfort cost for searching for her daughter's remains. she was found not guilty in her daughter death. the man who pleaded guilty to stealing historical documents from several museums now set to be sentenced today. barry landau admitted to stealing items that belonged to past presidents and faces 15
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years in prison. starting today a. hollywood museum will display the largest marilyn monroe exhibit in the nation. it's in california and it will have the authentic memorabilia that honors her life and 50th anniversary of her death. and today is the official start to hurricane season. official says the most important thing is to listen and heed all warnings that come from the national weather service. abc2news.com has you covered.fo weather and help yourself be prepared. a disturbing story. a man tells police what he did to one of his victims. >> reporter: we will have more on what reactions police have to say about the case coming up in just a bit. >> we are shutting down bus companies that are operating unethically and unlawfully. >> the latest on a crackdown on a highway hazard. dangerous buses. >> [audio not understandable]
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>> yes. that's a wild scene right now. one california neighborhood. what forced officials to look down two schools. and you may want to do your outdoor activities this morning because the day is going to take a stormy tournament i will have the details coming up. everything is up to speed on the beltway in pikesville. i will show you if it's the same on interstate 70 and 95 in the abc2 timesaver traffic report.
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