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with school leaders to figure out how to move on. >>reporter: this september -- it's september 5th and baseball is back in baltimore. the o's atop the a.l. east. a live report this morning of a series coming up in the days to come and the ticket prices you may pay. >> yeah, those ticket prices a big story on this wednesday morning. thanks for joining us, i'm megan pringle alongside lynette charles who's busy with the weather, mike massco filling in with traffic. and it's quiet out there right now. >>reporter: it's quiet. we do have one wreck well north of town. we'll talk about that coming up. charley looks like a kid in a candy store down there at oriole park. >> he does. it's humid. >> it is very humid out there this morning. that tropical feel as we go throughout the day. also a chance for more scattered showers and storms in the forecast. let's break it down for you on maryland's most powerful radar. as of now, mainly dry, but we are seeing some light showers trying to pop up across the area. the heaviest rain, though, over towards the west, if you're headed towards western maryland this morning, around papa, cumberland. we also now have one lone shower north of the city around towson, just north of that
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around i83, so roadways will be a little bit on the wet side coming through that area. we slide with one more shower around queenstown, gracenville, very light in nature and that will continue. and those will diminish as we go into the rest of the morning. this is what it looks like in terms of temperatures, em etsburg 71 degrees. here's the forecast as we walk you through your day, 81 degrees around 10:00 and 85 degrees by lunchtime. let's get a check now of the abc 2 time saver traffic with mike massco, good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. good morning, everybody. let's get you right to the maps. again, well north and east of town, right near perryman avenue in old philadelphia we do have an accident just coming in off the wires. so just be aware of that. that's adjacent to route 40. also some congestion starting to pick up between exit 20 and exit 24 on 83 as you make your way southbound. baltimore city just some construction delays as you make your way into the key bridge. most of the crossings looking good this morning. and as you head towards baltimore city, we have some construction delays, long-term construction delays on central avenue at east fayette street.
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outside we go for a live shot. we'll take a look at 95 at 43. things looking good at this early hour. some of your drive times look like this, pretty good commute, 695 outer loop from 95 to 83, that's an 11-minute ride. if you're taking the outer loop from 695 to 75 to 95, that should take you about 11 minutes. another check on traffic in less than 10. megan, go ahead. >> thanks, mike. 15 years, that's how long it's taken since the orioles were in the playoffs and the hunt this morning going on. the team right now in toronto, but they find thementz in an unfamiliar first place in -- unfamiliar spot, first place in the a.l. east. charley is live with more on this big story going on in baltimore right now. charley. >>reporter: megan, you said 15 years. during that course in baltimore, we've conditioned this time of year to talk about the likes ray lewis, joe reid and maybe flacco. this morning we're talking about mark reynolds and adam jones. baseball is back in baltimore and it is certainly very cool.
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o's taking care of business on the roads this morning. they were in new york for a three-game set, in toronto right now and they are certainly doing everything they can to make their case for being atop the a.l. east. they've won eight of the last 10. fans here in baltimore are grateful. they're keeping the orange out. it's not time to switch over to those ravens colors just yet, the purple and black. some say that buck shownwalter is the reason. he's got a pedigree of success no where he's -- no matter where he's gones. whatever the case, fans in baltimore are grateful baseball is back. most people don't know who nate or ford is. these are guys coming out of the blue, you didn't know who they were on opening day and they're making a difference right now. >> people are now coming up and asking the oriole team sets. the oriole team sets are now flying out. they've never done that, but now they're flying out of here. >>reporter: everybody is trying to get their hands on some of the orange orioles
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gear, getting ready for a big series this weekend at camden yards with the yankees. thursday, tomorrow night is a big night, that's when cal ripken, jr. will have his statue unveiled. it'll be 17 years to the day that he broke lou gehrig's record. he became the man in baseball on this day in 1995. tickets to the game -- the game is sold out, so if you go to the likes of secondary sites like stubhub, they'll run you $300, $400, there's one person out there wanting $1,000 to get into tomorrow night's game. >> that person wants to go badly. thanks, charley. a reminder, we want to see your orioles pride in the hunt for an orange october, so send us your best pictures of you in your o's gear, you at the game, whatever it is, e-mail it to just a reminder, if you don't want to do that, you can always upload them to our facebook page. you might even see them on the air, but we definitely would love to see those pictures, so pass them along.
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the yankees lost to tampa bay last night, helping to put the o's in that number one spot. who cares about that game when you have a groundskeeper like this. this is john down in tampa. check out his sweet moves. he looks good. we think he's trying to imitate the carlton from "fresh prince of bel aire." you be the judge. looks good, especially with that bow tie. democrats kicked off the first night of the convention with a speech from first lady michelle obama and right before the keynote address our governor, martin o'malley, he took the stage. abc 2 news' linda stow is here to tell us what he said. linda. >>reporter: he had fighting words for romney and republicans, saying under their leadership, america would move backward. o'malley was on the attack as he took the stage in charlotte. he spoke for about nine minutes. his message to voters, give obama another four years in office and a chance to keep moving america forward. he criticized romney saying his policies would take the country back. >> swiss bank accounts never
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created american jobs. governor romney, just because you bank against the united states of america doesn't mean the rest of us are willing to sell her out. >>reporter: now, it's been widely speculated that o'malley is seeking a presidential bid in 2016. politico is reporting that later this morning o'malley is set to have breakfast with iowa's delegation to the dnc. as you know, iowa is the state that always holds its caucuses before any other state. linda stow, abc 2 news. news time right now 5:36. in news around the nation, an unusual scene in washington state that leads to the arrest of a naked man. now, police say that the man tackled two teens, then walked away. when police showed up on the scene, the man jumped into a lake. remember, he's naked the whole time. he swam to the middle of the water and then is seen clinging to a buoy. so police boats tried to get him to swim ashore, however, the man resisted, swimming away
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from the boats. this went on like this for nearly three hours until police were able to catch up with him and arrest him. a family in california says that they were discriminated against on an airline flight and this is because their son has down syndrome. robert and joan vanderhorse, they were returning home from a family reunion that was in new jersey and they were getting on board the american airlines flight with their teenaged son. he's 16 years old, and they were told that he could not get on the plane. airline security told the couple that the pilot made that decision and that they would be accommodated on another flight. at that point joan pulled out her camera on her phone and began videotaping the confrontation. >> okay. my question is why are you singling me out -- >> i'm not singling you out. >> why are telling them and them and them and all these people that have children that they have to -- >> it is a security-controlled area, you cannot be recording this. >> the family has flown
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together dozens of times without any problems. american airlines said that the son was excitable and running around and not acclimated to the environment there. so the family says that at no time was their son running around causing a disturbance or affecting other passengers waiting to board that flight. man versus nature, it is a showdown that we love showing you here on "good morning maryland." we always have them and today is no different. so an entertaining encounter between a man and a moose, the whole thing caught on video. we're going to show it to you coming up. and a dpreup of boaters grateful to be okay this morning. we're going to see what happens when they're trying to take a wave that packed a mighty punch. details straight ahead. [ female announcer ] over the last ten years,
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, brent olson woke up sunday morning to see a bull moose with a hoof on his car. he chased it away from his vehicle and olson was intrigued by this up-close encounter with this moose, so he grabbed his camcorder as it walked around the yard. however, the moose's behavior
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quickly became anything but cute. >> scared the crap out of me. >> yeah. i would imagine so. it's a moose, those are big animals. so olson, he ran for safety inside of his home, leaving the camcorder outside. animal control experts say it's best to just leave those animals alone. i don't know about you, lynette, but every time i see these stories i'm like, who -- if that were me, i would never think to record it, i would go running inside. >> it's like the horror film that you see, they go into the attic. it's, like, don't do it. let's talk about what's going on right now because we are seeing clouds out there. we'll be seeing a few breaks in the clouds as we go throughout the day and also a chance of scattered showers and storms to move in as we go throughout the afternoon as well. a few shower back off towards the west in western maryland, but for the most part we are mainly dry. bus stop forecast not too bad. let's get a check of the traffic now with mike massco, good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette, good morning, everybody. let's take you straight to the big boards. we do have a disabled vehicle on 95 northbound as you head into fort mchenry tunnel, so
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just be aware of that this morning. we do have a wreck up near aberdeen we'll show you coming up in the next traffic hit. outside we go for a live shot, we'll show you 695 at harford road, some traffic picking up, but all is well thus far. we'll have another check of traffic in less than 10. megan, over to you. a police officer being called a hero this morning after making a pretty daring arrest. up next video of this officer getting the man in a real-life arrest that you normally only see in the movies. we're going to show it to you just ahead. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. well...everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recip well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the recipe. you gotta help me out! [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? like a ninja! [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup.
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thanks for joining us this morning. pairments sound off at a meeting -- parents sound off at a meeting at perry hall high school. they're asking for answers for some changes after a student was shot and critically injured inside the school cafeteria last week. abc 2 new' sherree johnson is live with more on what this meeting means. sheree, did parents get some of the answers they were looking for? >>reporter: some of the parents abc 2 spoke to said they left with a few answers. we've learned that the principle principal of perry hall high school will get feedback from a man who led a school in paducah, kentucky in 1997 where a gunman injured three and killed five more. yesterday the parents helped through the process of evaluating the school and work toward preventing another one. they filled the school
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auditorium just days after robert gladden, jr. was charged with shooting and critically injuring 17-year-old donald bowery. he says two resource officers monitor about 400 students at a time. he may consider a third. the group shared ideas for over two hours last night with the promise of coming back to the table. now, some say they left with few answers, but they're committed to working with staff to make the school a safer place. >> we had the number of teachers in the cafeteria increased or is it the same number? >> that's what we're looking at because to move a teacher -- to move more staff into the cafeteria means we're taking them from the second floor bathroom. >> there's so much of the blame going toward what staff could have done or this could have been done. [ inaudible ] >>reporter: now, the principal and county superintendent plan to gather everyone involved in the day of the shooting and meet in about 30 days. it is possible we could see some security changes.
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meanwhile yesterday, a grand jury indicted 15-year-old robert gladden, jr. on 29 counts related to that shooting. sheree johnson, abc 2 news. 5:47 right now. former republican presidential candidate hopeful herman cain is hitting the road. today he's going to start his truth tour which begins in iowa. it's a 30-day campaign to convey his view of the facts that voters need to make choices in this election. jury deliberations start in the trial of drew petersen. he is charged with murdering his third wife, kathleen savio. petersen, a former police officer is also suspected, but not charged in the disappearance of his fourth wife. preseason is over and tonight get ready for some football. the new york giants host the dallas cowboys to begin the nfl season. apple gearing up for a big announcement next week, the secretive company members of the media inviting them to an event in san francisco next wednesday. word is that is when apple is
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going to introduce the new iphone 5. former vice president of susan g. komen race for the cure has written a tell-all book, asking both sides in the firestorm over those grants that the cancer charity tried to halt to planned parenthood. the book comes out on september 11th. everyone needs a hero every now and then and we have certainly found one. this story, a south korean traffic cop, he risked his life to make sure that a suspected criminal didn't escape, and now video of this daring arrest is going viral. take a look. you can see why. initially the cop pulled the man over for an illegal u-turn, but as he was writing the ticket, look at this, the driver took off. the cop jumped on the windshield and clung for about 25 minutes until that man was forced to stop the car because of traffic. this morning that officer doing okay. seven people were injured when their boat hit a large wave. take a look at this, this happened in the ozarks in missouri. the dramatic incident all caught on camera by lake tv.
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we do want to warn you it's kind of graphic. everyone on the boat was knocked off of their feet. five people were taken to a local hospital for treatment. they are expected to be okay. but tough to watch. i know, lynette, you have your hand over your mouth going oh, my goodness. everybody is okay. >> good. that's very good news. that was rough to watch there. i'm glad everybody is okay. for today very humid to start out. we are dealing with that tropical air mass once again. 76 degrees right now in hanover, also edgewater. look at the 77s in easton and points southward around cambridge, 78 in chestertown this morning. these temperatures are about 10 to 15 degrees above where we should be for this time of the year when you're waking up in the morning. cloud cover, well, that's one of the reasons we're seeing these temperatures well above average this morning. a few showers back off toward the north and west. this will be continuing to move through here as we go throughout the day, so scattered showers are definitely a possibility as we go into the afternoon. that warm air mass is really going to be upon us as we go throughout the day because of the fact we are in the warm
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sector here. that warm front moved through yesterday. we do have a cold front that's going to slide through and then dissipate. behind that one, we will start to have another cold front slice through as we go into thursday and that will begin to bring us some cooler air, i should say, or not as muggy, that's a better term for it. as we look at tropical storm leslie here, winds sustained about 65 miles an hour. it is forecasted to become a category 2 hurricane before it's all said and done. future trend picking up on the rain that's going to be moving in around 2:00 this afternoon, and then things will begin to dry out just in time for tomorrow. here's that hour-by-hour forecast for you as we will be right around 88 degrees at 3:00 for today. and the seven-day forecast brings dryer weather in here as we go into friday and the beginning of saturday. let's get a check now of the abc 2 news time saver traffic with mike massco. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette. good morning, everybody. let's take you right to the boards. we were talking earlier about a disabled vehicle on 95 northbound as you head into the fort mchenry tunnel. that has been cleared, but some of our speed sensors indicating you still have a few delays around there, so just be aware of that. an accident also at aberdeen
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and old philadelphia road. that's in the process of being cleared at perryman road. and then we have some congestion, 83 southbound between exit 20 and 24 ongoing right now. outside we go for a live shot. we'll show you 695 at harford road, things are looking pretty good. your drive times looking like this, most of the area roadways are looking good at this hour. as you can see 695 outer loop from 695 to 95, 11-minute commute. if you're going to go from 95 southbound from route 43, megan, this is your commute, route 43 to 695, that's should take you just about four minutes. >> thanks, mike. listen, it is no secret that man's best friend will do just about anything to be with you. and this lab took that to heart. this incredible journey to reunite with his family. you're going to love this story if you're a dog lover. we'll be right back. i'm done!
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beach. however, a short time later buckie disappeared somehow. turns out he traveled nearly 500 miles two weeks ago he was taken in by a family. the new owner brought him to grandstand animal hospital where they discovered a microchip and then they called mark. >> i thought i was going to cry. yeah. he definitely recognized me instantly and he still remembers some of his old commands and everything. it's almost like a new lab. >> he may not cry, but we might in the studio. what a great story. buckie made it there. the big question, though, is how. dogs do have a strong sense of smell and direction and clearly buckie did too. well, if you're a football or even a baseball fan, you're going to cheer as loud as you can for your favorite team, especially right now, although it may be okay to do it in the stands, but doctors say you have to do it carefully, the damage you can do to your vocal
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cords is serious and there are some ways you can save them. also ahead this morning, the quick-thinking 5-year-old who helped save her mother's life. she got a reward for those heroic efforts. we'll have the story straight ahead. :h
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