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Feb 23, 2012 5:00am EST
traffic pulse 11. >> guilty and 26 years in prison. that is the decision in the murder trial of george huguely. >> the jury reached the verdict on wednesday evening. lowell melser isn't charlottesville with reaction. >> it took the jury about nine hours to find george huguely guilty, sentencing him to 26 years in prison. he crossed himself before that verdict was read. both attorneys reacting to the verdict. >> there is nothing we can say that will make good the terrible and tragic loss to the love family. there are no winners in this case. there is nothing but loss everywhere. >> we are of course disappointed with this verdict, but we've been proud to represent george in his fight for fairness over the last couple of years. he has the support of a loving family. he has displayed amazing resilience and courage. >> a jury of his peers felt there was enough evidence to convict the former uva aide across player -- lacrosse player. sharon love and her sister testified about how grief- stricken there remain. sharon love told the court about her daughter. "every day that goes by i am afraid
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Jul 16, 2013 5:00am EDT
be a week of protests in the case of george zimmerman. eric holder gives a speech to naacp. the bal the >> brian marr begins our coverage. good morning. >> the attorney general has not revealed whether he will pursue federal criminal charges. he has acknowledged the investigation. country, around the another day of protests white people who do not believe trayvon martin got justice. they want washington to take another look at the case against george washington. eric holder said he is listening. >> the justice department shares your concern. i share your concern. as we first acknowledge d, we have opened an investigation into the matter. >> the ncaap is pushing for federal rights charges. >> a civil rights case would have a high urban of proof. the first juror to break her silence says she does not believe race played a role in the fatal showdown. >> if there was another person, if they came in the same situation, i think george would have reacted the same way. >> a trial that is over but still being argued in the court of public opinion. leaders are calling for rallies in on saturd
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Apr 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
mergener is live with more. >> good morning. florida officials have charged george zimmerman with second- degree murder and federal charges could also follow. >> i cannot share where current efforts will lead us. in this investigation, we will examine the facts and the law. >> that promise from eric holder. george zimmerman was charged with murder. >> we are charging george zimmerman with murder in the second degree. >> he is accused of shooting trayvon martin in february. martin's parents had this reaction. >> we just wanted an arrest. >> this is just the beginning. we have a long way to go and we have faith. >> there has been a lot of information flowing, a lot has been premature and inappropriate. >> we're confident all of this medical records when they come to light in the court of law will exonerate him. >> a second-degree murder conviction in florida carries a charge of 25 years to life without parole. >> this case has put stand your ground laws in the spotlight. >> people can use deadly force if they feel their lives are threatened. 25 states now have this law in some form.
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Aug 13, 2013 5:00am EDT
business dealings connected with the state of florida. george zimmerman shot trayvon martin just outside of orlando in march of 2012. he said this is too vague. people can use deadly force to defend themselves. he is not asking florida to abolish that law but to take another look at it. >> the rallies and marches -- when you do it from economic perspective, people take you serious. >> no analysis was done to find out how much business baltimore does with the state of florida. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think to baltimore city council should consider a resolution to minimize this is dealings with florida as a result of the george zimmerman not guilty verdict? you can share your response on our facebook page, on twitter, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. city council members gave i amiminary approval -- missing a word there, producer -- to use a tax break to members voted to give a tax break to help pay for the upscaled mixed-use development between harbor east and fells point. opponents say taxpayer money could be better spent on n
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May 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
bullying himself. >> george ewing said he was a victim of bullying. he has quit his job. he is on a journey and it has earned him an invitation to the white house. we caught up with george ewing, he was already on its 180th mile. he began his walk in scranton on may 1. >> i have left a lot, i have cursed a lot. it has been very emotional the whole way through. >> george is walking to raise awareness about bullying. he has suffered through the countless stories of other youngsters being bullied. brandon bitner threw himself in front of a truck last year is the start that got george moving. >> what we're trying to do is get people to talk about bullying, its connection to suicide, and how you can save somebody's life. >> george is stopping to meet with parents of bullying victims along the way. he talked about the video shot in baltimore countered that gained national attention last december. >> i feel that white. >> an eighth grader stood up to is belize after years of torment. >> i would tip my hat to him. i give him my thanks and my gratitude. he is a prime example of the fact that this ca
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Feb 7, 2012 5:00am EST
to be built in prince george's county. it would increase the amount of money they would receive. voters will have to approve the table game and the new casino location in november. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. would you support expanding gambling at slots parlors to include table games, like blackjack and roulette? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 40 degrees on tv hill. the texas teenager was found not guilty of killing her father. >> the parents of three of virginia students face criminal charges this morning. >> this is the beltway at the b- w parkway. it is a chilly morning. denny's new sizzlin' skillets are here for a limited time. so strike while the iron's hot. starting at $4.99. only at denny's. america's diner is always open. >> welcome back. 43 degrees downtown. much colder in the suburbs. we don't expect any precipitation today. 30 in parkton. 31 and taneytown. it will be pretty nice today. a mixture of sun and clouds. high temperature around 51. things will
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Jan 28, 2013 5:00am EST
orleans yesterday. >> the ravens head down to the the you see later today. >> george lettis is live downtown. we star with mindy basara. she is in new orleans this morning. >> hi. we got into town yesterday afternoon. getting to our hotel was a bit of a challenge. so much energy here. so much activity. we went to get our press credentials. notice the color of the beads, purple beads. we did a little shopping. there is a football fans paradise. lots of ravens stuff. there are plenty of new orleans native that are ravens fans. >> i am glad to have it here. i am glad that baltimore is here. i'm glad ray lewis is here. >> check this out. how would you like to have your picture on a football? mindy basara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that is very cool. >> what a great idea. >> thank you. george lettis is live with a preview of today's big sendoff. >> we're live at the inner harbor amphitheater. the stage is set. you can see the tents. the ravens bus will come here. they will talk to the fans a little bit. we will talk to some folks. what is your name? >> tina spears. >> why are you here so early
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Nov 16, 2010 5:00am EST
latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. new developments out of prince george's county where nine people are under arrest. >> this follows the arrest of the county executive and his wife last week. kim dacey is live in our newsroom with the new details. >> the u.s. attorney unsealed two indictments yesterday. the fbi arrested three prince george's police officers and six other defendants. the defendants would pave the officers to distribute untaxed cigarettes and alcohol. two of the officers are charged with distortion. on friday, jack johnson and his wife, just elected to the county council, were arrested on charges of witness tampering. attorneys are keeping mum on whether the johnson arrests are related to the other arrests. >> we're not going to talk about any connections among these investigations. >> authorities are seeking the forfeiture of $3.5 million, 13 vehicles, and 84 bank accounts that were used to facilitate criminal acts. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. one person is in custody in a deadly shooting that happened friday night. the search continues for thre
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Jul 25, 2011 5:00am EDT
birch and jonae boozer were last seen friday afternoon. george lettis live outside baltimore city headquarters with what authorities know so far. >> police have questioned a few people including the boy's father who admits leaving the baby with a teenager. the child was last seen in the 1100 block of hrepbd hurst street with jonae boozer. ki'yauhn birch's father charles birch arrived late it a prayer service because he was with pa being questioned about the disappearance. ki'yauhn birch was staying with his father friday but birch left him with pwzer and acquaintance he says he barely knowles. >> do i know the whereabouts or am i lying about him and telling me i'm lying about it, you know. the police keep getting on my nerves. >> this guy just magically appeared and walked off with the baby and don't like he know nothing. >> an amber alert hasn't been issued because this do not fit the criteria mainly because there is no vehicle description or tag information. however, police have received a tip that boozer may be in a prince george's county or montgomery county area of the state.
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Dec 16, 2010 5:00am EST
are getting close to determine a cause. george lettis is live with more on that story. >> more than a week after the fire ripped through several buildings, the atf is providing answers on what caused the fire. the fire was set by someone. that does not mean somebody intentionally set the fire. there is some human involvement. those who work on the block want closure on this soon. >> it could be anything from a homeless person moving up there or somebody getting up where it was closed off. if it was arson, i have to punish them to the full extent. there are dozens if not 50 families right now because of the fire whoo have nothing around the holidays. >> investigators estimate the damage will top $3 million. they're passing out fliers hoping somebody will provide some tips. there is a $5,000 award for anyone who provides information that will help solve the case. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the fire at the procumbent mount vernon has been deemed electrical in nature. it quickly shot up the building's ventilation system and spread to the roof. a homeless man is being treated it af
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Mar 24, 2011 5:00am EDT
sexual abuse of a minor. >> officer kevin rowland abused a teenage girl multiple times. george lettis is live outside baltimore city police headquarters with details. >> officer rowland turned himself in yesterday. the alleged abuse took place in his home. he is accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old girl in his edgewood home. the alleged victim was living in this home. she is described as a close family friend. the officer is currently suspended with pay and will likely be suspended without pay pending further investigation. >> we simply are not going to tolerate any behavior that undermines the integrity of this agency. >> we try to get comment from the officer yesterday. no one answered at his home. his neighbors said they are shocked and disturbed by these allegations. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> crews or on the scenes of two fires in baltimore county. one began around 8:00 p.m. in the 8100 block of analee avenue. police found the fire spread to both floors. because of the fire is under investigation. a fire broke out along the 8100 block of analee avenue. one fir
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Jul 27, 2010 5:00am EDT
race with bob ehrlich. >> de paul was right -- the poll was released yesterday. george lettis joins us live from federal hill. >> the poll shows that this race is basically a dead heat. o'malley had a slight edge. let's go to the numbers. the poll shows zero moloch has 45% over 42%. the poll has a margin of error of around 3.5%. job approval, 40% approve of martin o'malley. 13% have no opinion. bob ehrlich, 46% have a favorable opinion. 30% are neutral. the next questions bode well for o'malley because it shows people favor the democrats. job approval of presidents, 51% approved. 11% have no opinion. the job approval for barbara mikulski, 59% approved. 12% have no opinion. we're getting some statements from both campaigns. the o'malley campaign said this poll showed that people remember his record as the biggest spender. the ehrlich campaign says negative campaigning has proved to be a tactical mistake. we expect this race to be close. we will have much more in the next half-hour. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> two people are behind bars for the murder of a johns hopkins researc
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Feb 10, 2012 5:00am EST
. george lucas releases "star wars episode one, the phantom menace." an evil warrior. it is rated pg. that is the box office preview. >> that looked good. >> i like denzel washington as a good guy. 28 degrees on tv hill. maryland is about to get a large chunk of money. >> a local university could soon make contraception from a vending machine a reality. >> it was an emotional day inside a courtroom in charlottesville. >> the weather is nice and quiet the we have more snow on the way for the weekend. >> quiet on the major roads. paris fire activity in the >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. some snow in the future. it will not affect us. >> you mean the newscast. we say that for the weekend people. no weather problems today. let's look to the current conditions. the morning commute will be fine. we will see some of sunshine to start the day. temperatures into the 40's this afternoon. we will see some light rain and snow develop ton
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Jun 30, 2011 5:00am EDT
monday inside the welcome inn. george lettis is live with details on the suspect who was very close to the victim. >> police say brian eggleston shot and killed alicia avery and her daughter. the bodies were found on monday. police believe alicia avery and the suspect or are doing at that location a few days before the bodies were discovered. persistence said they were engaged. >> i am happy that they found them. i am. i'm happy. now my family -- my sister can rest, as well as my niece. >> eggleston could face a third murder charge because avery was pregnant. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> baltimore city reaches its 100th homicide of the year. a man was shot and killed early wednesday morning. this is near pennsylvania avenue. no word on a suspect or a motive. the murder count is consistent with last year went at this time, 99 people had been killed. a girl has been sexually assaulted in howard county. michael lyons is accused of having sex with the girl while working at earth treks. the victim is on the competitive climbing team. he works at several earth treks facilities. >> w
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Dec 20, 2010 5:00am EST
closures, only two will be closed per day for the rest of the year. george lettis is live with details. good morning. >> that is the case for least the next 11 days. it is not clear what will happen at the beginning of next year. the fire department finished 2010 at about $250,000 in the black. those savings will be used to staff another company. rolling closures will affect two closures a day instead of 3. >> i think it shows a commitment to the chief. if he can find the money, he will use it for life safety. that is what he's doing now. >> the fire union is hoping the changes will include fire safety and response time. the mayor's office released the following statement. the mayor supports the efforts to maximize the budget and provide the best fire service possible for the citizens of baltimore. reducing closures from four to three. now the city is down to two. that is still two fire departments that will not respond to the fires. >> meanwhile, there is no word of what sparked a deadly fire in but -- in east baltimore. crews were able to contain the fire in a matter of minut
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Aug 4, 2011 5:00am EDT
. >> george lettis is live at police headquarters with more. good morning. >> police say there does not seem to be a clear reason why this 91-year-old woman was killed. a woman was found stabbed to death in their hound on merle the road. relatives identify her as irene logan. her daughter discovered the daughter on the kitchen floor wednesday afternoon. >> i just called out and i saw her. i tried to shake her and called 911 right away. i saw the blood on the floor and everything. >> police are still trying to figure out what happened here. they have not ruled out that an intruder to do this. the woman was home alone during the day. police have not confirmed the sequence of events that relatives are describing. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a shooting investigation in northwest baltimore. a man was shot in the back. this happened near the deal more home. detectives have not released any further information -- this happened near the gilmore home. wednesday afternoon, investigators say the owner of sam's deli was shot in the leg. >> a man is arrested at the airport after a handgun
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Jul 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
interview and has relaunched his website. >> george zirmman gave his first media interview wednesday, sitting down with fox news host, sean hannity. >> i do wish that there was something, anything i could have done that wouldn't have put me in the position where i had to take his life. i feel that it was all god's plan, and for me to second-guess it or judge it -- >> trayvon martin's family went before the cameras the following morning to respond. >> my first thought was that i wish that trayvon was here to tell his side of the story. i think it's absolutely ridiculous. god did not have a plan for trayvon to die. and for george zimmerman to shoot trayvon for no reason. >> i just would like to know why did he even get out the car. why was my son so suspicious? what made him rush to judge my son in thinking that he was a criminal or pursuing something, a burglary? >> zimmerman's attorney says talks ended for a second interview with abc's "the view" after co-host barbara walters refused to demand. >> george asked her to provide residence for 30 days, for four weeks, for his wife. george
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Dec 13, 2010 5:00am EST
may have come from a furnace. george lettis has more from police headquarters. good morning. >> the leak killed two people in a home in sykesville. the call came in just before 9:00 a.m. two bodies were found inside this home of pikesville. eight other people in the hall including three children became a very sick. they bore rushed to hospital along with three police officers. -- they were rushed to hospital. police think it could be connected to a gas furnace. >> it is sad that sometimes it takes this kind of thing to understand that it is not costly to buy a carbon monoxide detector. they do save lives. >> if you develop dizziness or unconsciousness, get out of the house as quickly as possible and contact us. >> officials did not find a co detector in the home. the names of those victims were not released. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> both spans of route 50 are now open. fire crews responded to the westbound lanes near the 97 split. a tanker truck was leaking a chemical that reacted with water. officials say the driver was taken to shock trauma. the truck has been moved to a
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Aug 5, 2011 5:00am EDT
fellow officer. >> the two were shot and killed in a nightclub parking lot. george lettis is live in baltimore city police headquarters with more on the announcement. good morning. >> the officers who shot officer torbit said they did not recognize him because he was not in uniform. gregg bernstein said he believes the officers. william torbit and sean gamble were shot and killed of a parking lot downtown in january. gamble was enjoying a night out with friends. the two got caught up in a brawl. officer torbit was shot 20 times by fellow police officers. the city announced no charges will be filed against those four officers. >> i feel as though they know the truth and it is time that people stop covering up for the police officers. no way you stand over somebody and shoot them 20 times and no justice comes out of that. >> this case will be decided based on the truth and the facts and our investigation, and we will be bound by that at all times. it has nothing to do with trying to protect anyone. >> sean gamble was likely killed by a bullet from officer torbit's gun. three civilian w
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Jun 11, 2010 5:00am EDT
parking lot in prince george's county. the trooper was shot in the head at an applebee's parking lot in the 3400 block of donald drive just before 3:00 this morning. there's no word yet on the circumstances that led to the shooting or the condition of the trooper. we will have more on this developing story as it becomes available. our big story this morning, baltimore city council passes the pension reform bill after six hours of debate. >> yeah, that's right. the bill was introduced on monday by mayor stephanie rawlings-blake, and according to the committee, the revised bill could save the city millions. some highlights include officers and firefighters would work 25 years instead of 20 before they can retire for full benefits. the cost of living benefits would have a fixed 1% to 2% increase instead of the current variable benefit formula. >> our goal is solvency and sustainability. and in a crisis, up take measures. we believe we have offered reasonable alternatives. >> you know, this whole fiasco of going through a hearing process is just very, very troubling. if you're not going
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Feb 16, 2012 5:00am EST
wrapped up their case in the murder trial of george huguely. lowell melser it fills a cent on what is expected in court today -- fills us in. >> a chance for snow over the weekend. >> we had some closures on 95 and we will talk about an accident in gambrills and some >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. rain moving in today? >> it will probably pick up in intensity later this morning. we can see the light rain showers and sprinkles up and down 83 and 95 into harford and cecil counties. the rain will catch up to everybody eventually today. the high temperature of 48. not that bad temperature-wise. warm enough to keep all liquid. we keep get our first significant snow event this weekend. >> i just woke up. >> the accident on southbound 95 has been cleared. there was an overturned tractor trailer carrying ink. in gambles, route 3 is shutdown because of an accident -- in gambrills. some of fire activity at baltimore street an
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Aug 10, 2011 5:00am EDT
natalie holloway center for assistance. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> another missing person from maryland is alive in libya. matthew vandyke is in the custody of the libyan government. his mother said he hopes her son will be brought home. >> testimony resumes today in the trial accused of murdering a johns hopkins researcher. the mother of stephen pitcairn took the stand. she was reportedly on the phone with her son when he was killed. she said she heard pitcairn tell he did notker that have any money. the phone disconnected. saidwagner's attorneys their client is a statu scapegoat. >> a drug trafficking code in maryland and d.c. $600,000 in cash and weapons were all seized this week. the suspects face a minimum of 10 years and a maximum of life in prison. all eyes on wall street after the federal reserve weighed in on the state of the u.s. economy. >> kate amara has more in washington. >> good morning. markets across asia rebounded today. >the ups and downs continued on tuesday. a day of wild swings with a strong finish. urge.hird surgs the think we're seeing markets begin
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Jan 14, 2011 5:00am EST
for answers. george lettis joins us live with the latest. good morning. >> police continued to try to sort out what happened last sunday. officer torbit's family wants justice. family and community leaders gathered outside the select lounge where officers torbit and another man were shot and killed. they clapped their hands more than 40 times to symbolize the number of shots that were allegedly fired by city police. this is the first time they have spoken out since his death. >> our family wants justice. we want to know what happened. our cousin was a good guy. he did not deserve to go like that. >> the mayor has announced there will be an independent review of this shooting. community activist wants a department-wide investigation by the federal government. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. funeral arrangements are finalized for william torbit. there will be a few went on tuesday in randallstown. 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. the wake will be held next wednesday in north baltimore. the funeral will follow. >> authorities are looking into a new lead in the tucson shooting case
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00am EST
charged with driving under the influence the >> george h.w. bush will be spending christmas in the hospital. >> this is a live picture of traffic at baltimore national pike. w=!n did you get chips for the party? nope. cheese plate? cheese plate...nope. i made something better. ♪ you used the oven? boom ♪ [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >> president obama was among the other dignitaries that attended a service for the late senator daniel inouye. the veteran was the first japanese american elected to both houses of congress. he died of respiratory complications last monday. he was 88 years old. george h.w. bush is in stable condition in a houston hospital. he has been undergoing treatment for bronchitis. doctors are still optimistic that bush will make a full recovery. he still needs to build up some strength before they can release him. >> i know senator
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Feb 5, 2013 5:00am EST
. >> that was george lettis. he had that once-in-a-lifetime experience on monday evening. >> he looked pretty happy. >> he was surprised it only weighed about 7 pounds. >> no wonder george could lift it. >> oh! >> a team official brought that out to reporters so they could look at it. >> fans can get their own glimpse of the trophy. sarah sampson is live at the stadium. >> good morning. the ravens returned about 5:00 p.m. yesterday as world champions. there was a police escort around the beltway and back to owings mills. most of the players slapped on home.aywrneride ride they were passing around the trophy. >> everybody got a picture of the trophy. we brought the trophy out. a wonderful experience. glorious day. glorious day for the ravens. >> we are starting to see some fans arrive here. they are expecting a large crowd. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> all the festivities today are free. every turn of the parade can be seen right here on tv 11 as we bring you the celebration live from city hall all the way to the stadium. live coverage begins at 10:30 this morning. >> championship
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Jan 4, 2010 5:00am EST
the future. george lewis explains. >> you might say it's been a transformative year for hollywood. when a movie like "transformers" took in $402 million at the domestic box office. and the current hit, "avatar" is headed for the $300 million mark dmeft yeckly after ally little more than two weeks in the theaters. >> it's been an incredible year at the box office in 2009. >> enjoy. >> we're going to wind up with about $10.6 billion in revenue and the highest attendance in five years. >> what about 2010? people in the movie game are trying to figure out how to top 2009's box office numbers. a hard act to follow. >> we got to hope. we're throughout every week just hoping we think the out of the park. >> and the formula for hitting it out of the park is sequels. 2010 will bring the second "ironman" movie. >> sometimes you just have to get away with the girl. >> carrie and her friends are back for ient stallment of "sex in the city." and the "harry potter" franchise will take moviegoers to hog warts for the seventh time. the secret is sequels sell. >> audiences love the familiar and th
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Dec 31, 2010 5:00am EST
to be returned 65 years ago. just after world war ii. 11 news reporter george let us has that story. >> the year was 1946, jon wolfe was a 17-year-old g.i. recovering from surgery at fort immediate army base. on a field trip with his fellow soldiers wolf checked out this instructionnal language book sound and chinese. >> and i thought i was probably going to be sent to pacific, so i thought that could possibly be something useful for me. >> fast forward to the present. wolf now 84 and living in france was going through some of his old things and dwored the book that's overdue 65 years. >> it wasn't mine. i don't keep things that aren't mine. that just doesn't seem like a very good thing to do. >> so he did the right thing and mailed it back to the library with a letter explaining what happened. >> most people are, like, i have had it for 60-plus years and might as well hang on to it. his letter made us smile and after speaking to him, i thought this man is the real deal. >> the total late fee, $4700. >> luckily the library charges no more than $6 for any overdue book. >> because we
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Oct 1, 2009 5:00am EDT
white marsh boulevard, and another in prince george's county. $40 for a speeding violation. meanwhile, a new state law goes into effect making texting while driving an offense. it could give you a ticket worth up to $500. >> my friends have been terrified. we have been texting about it recently. we are like, what is going to happen when i start a driving. people do not call any more. i do not know. people will obey it. >> they are going to try to hide it more and it will take their eyes further off the road. >> new requirements go into effect for teenage drivers, raising the restrictions. we will have more of that coming up at 5:30. the bba ltv. -- wbal-tv. >> thank you. hearing. a development could delay the conclusion of her legal battle. stands in the case against sheila dixon. the case set to go full forward is smaller. she allegedly stole get cards intended for needy families. it is up to the defense to make should be tried together orthey decided to try them to -- try them separately. >> the decision was made in the judge's chamber not the courtroom. no one juror will
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Nov 19, 2009 5:00am EST
rocket launcher and the curious baby curious george counting my first book of numbers. according to some anti-virus and online security companies, when users are "phish"ed, it opens up to mail ware. the virus can be passed on to other p.c.'s. >> more taxes may be in the works for wall street heavyweights. this is the bloomberg business report. >> hi, stan. house democrats are considering taxing large financial transactions in an effort to raise money to pay for a jobs creation bill and to also help pay down the deficit. it would call for taxing sales of stocks, futures, auctions, worth more than $100,000, transactions involving i.r.a. and education accounts would be exempt. 3 chrysler has ended almost 800 dealership contracts as part of its bankruptcy reorganization and may have to end more. the u.s. chamber of commerce estimates an agreement could 35 billion in exports and 300,000 auto jobs. tech shares leading things lower. expect more chocolates on your pillows at marriott. they say luxury hotels will be the fastest growing unit of hotels in the coming years. they expect to bring
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May 12, 2010 5:00am EDT
near 72. we will come back and take a look at the seven-day forecast. >> the mother of george huguely called love a sweet, wonderful young woman with a limitless future. marta murphy made the statement yesterday. this is her first comments since news of the attack broke. the president of uva and bob mcdonnell met to discuss better communication. >> britain has a new leader this morning. gordon brown formally resigned yesterday. queen elizabeth ask david cameron to create a new government. he will be britain's youngest prime minister. a home was swallowed by a sinkhole. this was in canada. crews searched the rubble and located the entire family in the basement where they believed there watching a hockey game. the family dog was found tied up outside the home. >> incredible. 5:12. uncle sam is looking to get by with less. the change they want to make to collins which they believe is making sense. >> some choosing to go green in the afterlife. >> traveling in '95, we have an accident. accident. we have sure. cake or pie? pie. apple or cherry? cherry. oil or cream? oil or cream? cream! (a
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Sep 1, 2010 5:00am EDT
to prince george's hospital to be treated for minor injuries because of a car accident. he said when he woke up, he was told he was being prepped for cancer surgery. when he tried to leave -- he tried to leave and was tackled by security guards. he said he was assaulted in and elevator. no comment on the lawsuit. >> a man slid his own throat in a dallas court room after he was sentenced to 40 years in prison. this was for aggravated assault. he began cutting back at his throat. the razor blade was confiscated. he had another one stashed away. he survived and was taken away on a stretcher. >> 70 degrees on tv hill. you will soon see a calorie count on more than just restaurant menus if the feds have their way. >> optimism in the consumer alert. confidence could be on the mend. >> we have a downed tree in towson. we will >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> not much going on. >> it is a pretty nice ride overall. there is a downed tree in towson. one intersection is blocked near glen eagle court. other than that, we're doing well. 49 miles per hour on southbound 9
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Jun 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
prince george's council. a 13-acre facility with 4000 slots and 250 table games. but now a sixth casino in maryland seems unlikely. the governor was hoping for consensus. >> for some reason suddenly the house decided they did not want to share in the consensus for reasons that don't make a lot of sense to me. >> job creation is on the line. representatives from the cordish company are pleased with this decision. more on that coming up at 5:30. reporting live, jennifer franciotti. >> thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. even though the will not be a special session on expanding gambling, do you think table games will eventually be allowed in maryland? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. lodge near cumberland would now officially become a casino. a deal was approved allowing the resort to buy the struggling resort. it is located inside rocky gap state park. the purchase is a condition of the license the company was awarded back in april. >> baltimore city is trying to close a budget
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Dec 6, 2011 5:00am EST
looking ok. northbound route 3 is blocked on the prince george's-anne arundel county line. this is an accident that occurred 10:00 p.m. last night. they conceived the cleanup process. a big cleanup process underway. in annapolis, there is an accident being cleared near route 50. 97 in good shape north and southbound. the j.f.x. and the harrisburg expressway so far so good. this is 50 in annapolis. watch for that accident on 665 near route 50. this is 95 south of the beltway. starting to build and you can see the roads are wet. planned accordingly. we will keep you posted on any new problems. -- planned accordingly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. >> for right now, we're looking good with a few diversions. the 48 bus diverting at 29 because of construction. light rail on schedule. mattress subway on time. on time service on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. i am kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. we have the battle of the air mass is going on. the arctic
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
anticipated by iphone fives, skimmers are ready to take advantage. prince george's county police say they tried to swindle people with fake iphone 4s. daniel parker and his son's scheme came to an end when they tried to sell undercover detectives funds. the knockoffs were so good police first of the were stolen until apple workers tell them what they really were. apple told prince george's county police they have been getting people coming in wanting to get the funds activated, and that is when they got the news they had been duped. >> u.s. census bureau has released the rich states had entered the country and maryland is at the top of the list based on 2011 data. maryland was the richest with a median income of over $70,000. that is more than $20,000 than the median. one in four baltimore city residents live in poverty. 34% of children were empoverish last year. >> get ready to see more of the candidates over the next six and a half weeks after mitt romney and president obama per se themselves in front of the voters and on the ground and over the airwaves. >> both camps have the cash to
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Feb 9, 2012 5:00am EST
at some of those powerball numbers -- good luck. 33 degrees on tv hill. the trial against george huguely. >> maine is up next. what this ball state could mean for the republican picture -- this small state could mean. >> deal with some slick roads this morning. this morning. you may homicide of young people in america has an impact on all of us. how can we save these young people's lives? as a police chief i have an opportunity to affect what happens in a major city. i learned early on if you want to make a difference you have to have the right education. university of phoenix opened the door. my name is james craig, i'm committed to making a difference and i am a phoenix. >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i am jennifer franciotti. >> i am mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. you called the snow yesterday wheimpy. >> i was just kidding. >> they did not release schools early. >> it did not cause any problems for the roads. it is quiet this morning. we have some clouds left behind from the s
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Apr 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
decide on a casino in prince george's county. >> we agreed to come together and have a special session and have this matter resolved. >> we're open to resolve the budget in may and come back in early august to resolve the open questions on the gaming. that would be enough time for it to be on the ballot. >> all three agreed to special session should be called. >> it is a big day for the u.s. supreme court. there will hear on the controversial immigration lot of arizona. tracie potts has the details from washington. >> today, nine justices will hear whether it arizona can make -- >> to the objective is to make second-class citizens of u.s. latinos. >> they want to make it out to be racist and bigoted. it is the furthest thing from what our intention is. >> arizona claims the crackdown did with the government did not do. >> arizona is a success story. we stood up. >> this is an about somebody else's idea about what the rule of law is. >> it is a hot election year issue with the president who, -- promised comprehensive immigration law but has failed to deliver. >> this was an attempt to i
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Oct 4, 2011 5:00am EDT
have a big impact of what you serve for dinner. >> george's agriculture commissioner will say his state's tough new immigration law has left farmers short 11,000 workers at. >> we ever heard reports that they're ok right now and they are scared. >> immigrants are afraid to show up for work, afraid they will be arrested. so crops are going bad. some of the new workers are prisoners and ex kan-cons. >> the work all day long -- they work all day long. >> backers of these lawless say farmers did not pay enough. >> they are not paying a living wage. you cannot afford a family -- if you cannot support a family, you will not want to do backbreaking work. >> that could mean less food and your grocery store. >> you are going to be hungry. >> officials will ask congress to get immigrants back on the job and homegrown food back on america's tables. the senate judiciary committee will hear from george's agriculture commissioner, farmers, and head of a group who is backing his new immigration laws. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 5:36. 47 degrees on tv hill. some should be tested for colon c
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Jun 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
casino in prince george's county which the cordish company feels would saturate the market in maryland. >> as opposed to having several strong competitors in the states, we think the market cannot bear another mega casino in prince george's county. >> this is where you can place bets up to $35. this is the high roller room where you can place bets up to $100. the casino opens tonight at 10:00 p.m. >> have you been inside a casino before? at i used to work get mi missouri. i won $100. may be it is a good thing they are not open this morning because i would keep putting those quarters back again. you know it. >> a lot of folks cannot wait until 10:00 p.m. tonight. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. with the opening of the third largest casino in the nation at arundel mills, do you think maryland should build a sixth casino? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to watercooler@wbaltv.com. 5:38. 53 degrees on tv hill. a simple blood test can prevent possible further complications. >> benefits might not outweigh the risks.
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Dec 27, 2010 5:00am EST
o'malley called on the national guard to assist local emergency responders. george lettis filed this report. >> what a difference a trip across the bay bridge makes. reconditions are treacherous. this is route 50. you can barely make up the pavement. the wind is also a problem. the wind keeps blowing of the snow and gets back onto the road. all of that prompted the governor to call the national guard to help state and local police get through the storm. the guard has an easier time getting to places where most vehicles cannot. >> the medic may ride with us to the scene. women travel with an ambulance. -- we may travel with an ambulance. we helped deliver babies during 2010. who knows what the next call maybe. >> guards brave the storm to make it into to station. they were on standby. >> we have been here since the first thing this morning. we're waiting on were to see where we are needed. >> this crew was sent to help state police in areas like princess anne, and ocean city are getting pounded by the storm. not too many cars have been out on the roads. they hope it stays that way so
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Dec 6, 2010 5:00am EST
in sports. we go to george lettuce outside the stadium with team reaction -- with a fan reaction. >> ravens of fans are still hot about that play came decision. you have to think it was going to be a good game and the close compared you did nothing it would come down to a decision like that. you knew the final score, a dejected fan base. the ravens fans did know what to think. the decision not to try to tie the game. the win for it. >> we should have kicked the field goal to tie it up. a terrible decision. a terrible decision. we could have won the game in overtime. the wanted to go on fourth down. >> they should have kicked the field goal. i say it was a good game if the way. >> at least for one fan, maybe not a great decision. in the way, the ravens lose to the steelers' 13-10. we're live in downtown baltimore. >that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think the ravens can still win the afc north title? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> a college student is charged with assault. prosecutors say the student choked and beat the girl until so
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Aug 24, 2012 5:00am EDT
congressional lawmakers will be staying home to focus on their own campaigns. george w. bush and jimmy carter will not be making any physical appearances. jimmy carter will be appearing via video link in charlotte. hillary clinton cannot attend because she is the secretary of state. odd akin?out time tak >> you will not see him in florida. he will be sitting it out. he is still with a lot. police are investigating a threat against him. he has received threatening e- mails and tweets snaking controversial comments last weekend about abortion and ra pe. >> the ravens easily win their third preseason game. haloti ngata sacked blaine gabbert in the first quarter. a touchdown pass to anquan boldin. that put the ravens up 10-0. the ravens went on to win big. >> 5:07. 67 degrees on tv hill. lance armstrong -- >> major preparations under way in florida. it was a massive storm that many still remember. >> this is the beltway at york road. >> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:10. 67 degrees on tv hill. some areas may be facing patchy fog this morning. .e're starting out in the 60's 70's downtown.
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Jan 1, 2013 5:00am EST
is fall by nelson mondawmin, mitt romney, georgia the bush, and the pope -- george w. bush. >> one step closer to a deal. >> the latest on the early- morning vote. >> same-sex marriage is now legal in maryland. >> temperatures are not too bad to start the new year. details are coming up. >> we are tracking 1 accident on the beltway. [ mom ] dear chex cereal, i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searching for something like this for my family. i'm amazed you make so many great flavors that are gluten free. my guys are crazy for chocolate chex and honey nut chex. for me, it's cinnamon. it means a lot to be able to give them something that's good for them, that also puts smiles on their faces. 'cause i really love those smiles. we're the harris family. and we love chex. [ male announcer ] love chex? connect with us on facebook. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. happy new year. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today
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Nov 27, 2009 5:00am EST
66. in westminster if there's a disabled vehicle on route 27, south of the george street. most area roadways are running smoothly. watch out for added volume in the area of the mall's. coming out of cecil county, looks good. on 95 at 895, looks very good. >> this friday after thanksgiving, the start of the big holiday shopping season. shoppers are out in full force this morning trying to take advantage of extended hours and deep discounts. >> michelle is outside the toys "r" us in new york city. >> the black friday rush started after midnight at the flagship store in times square. crowds of shoppers in search of good deals on the best choice. like other retailers, the store it rolled out before thanksgiving details -- before friday at discounts. will consumers spend more or less this year is the big question. >> less. my nephews and my children and that's it. >> the majority of consumers expected to spend less this year. sales will be down 1%. and holiday survey finds more optimistic shoppers, 86% said they planned to spend more than they previously did. >> if consumers are continui
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Jan 22, 2010 5:00am EST
, featuring george clooney and many stars. that's right here on wbal-tv. >> there's a new battle for the city that could cost taxpayers an additional $38 million. there's a possibility police and fire retirees were underpaid over three years. the city already faces a buildup of $165 million to keep both pensions adequately funded. although lawyers for the union suit for those additional funds? >> the city of baltimore is the sponsor of the plan. it is never a good idea to kill the goose. the city is on the hook. and the taxpayers are on the look for however this turns out. i am not convinced -- let me restate that, i am convinced that lawsuits are not the way. >> independent review of the city causes them -- independent review of the city system could be completed by next month. state lawmakers hope a proposed law will also protect the public from dangerous dogs while reducing the number of strays. it requires any dog determines dangerous by local animal control units to be spayed or neutered within 30 days of receiving such a citation. a dangerous dog is an animal has killed or neglected sev
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Feb 19, 2010 5:00am EST
. george's will be above freezing. a wintry mix monday into monday night. then tuesday snow showers as the storm departs. wit will be in and out and and the temperatures will stay cold after it leaves. >> there's a new website that shows the consequences of posting personal information on social networking site like facebook and twitter. it to collect personal data and offers it to would-be criminals. be careful what you post on line. some argue the thieves would not bother following tweens to find out when to break into a house, but the website organizers are trying to prove a point, that what you post online could have consequences. if you have vh stes taves with r memories, they could break down over time. get a converter box for under $100. plug the wires and took it up your computer. so you can store to your computer promina lead or on dvd and have fun using editing software. -->> a decision by the fed coud drag stocks lower. jane king is joining us with the business news in the bloomberg business report. we were on a roll this week on wall street. this is a shame. >> if we are going
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Feb 1, 2010 5:00am EST
driving. delegate marvin holmes from prince george's county wants to giufre pete -- give repeat offenders a license plate followed by dui in the number. holmes says this would allow foam know who's on the roads -- people to know who's on the roads. that brings us to our "watercooler question of the day." do you agree with a proposed bill requiring special license plates for repeat drunk drivers? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> 21 degrees on tv hill at 5:07. coming up, the white house nixes plans to hold a 9/11 trial near ground zero. details on a possible plan b. >> plus a worry over funds and treating earthquake patients likely on hold. >> here's a live look at traffic. this is 83 north of the beltway at exit 24, looking north. looks fine right there. hi-- number two, please. would you like that to hurt now or later? uh-- what? (announcer) pepcid® complete doesn't make you choose. it neutralizes acid in seconds and controls heartburn all day or all night. pepcid® complete , works now and works later. and added a little fiber? sweet! sweet! (together) sweet!
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May 31, 2010 5:00am EDT
. his condition sun known. three people in prince george's county were killed after they were exposed to carbon monoxide. investigators say the three victims were found in a hyattsville home where a gasoline-powered generator was running in the basement. a teenager was found still alive and was rushed to the hospital. that person's condition is unknown this morning. >> a married couple is killed in a fire early sunday morning in anne arundel county. it happened around 11:30 along the 400 block of highland drive. firefighters say the fire was so bad, the first floor collapsed into the basement, which is where the couple lived. both were found in the basement, and both were pronounced dead at the scene. the woman's mother did survive. she was outside at the time. neighbors say the husband tried desperately to save his wife. a frau what i understand, he went back in to save her. i mean, they were teen sweethearts. they were together since they were teenagers, and, you know, i really don't -- it's sad that both of them are gone, but i really don't think he would have wanted it any other w
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Jun 18, 2013 5:00am EDT
last june. .rown died of asphyxia issues can expand the that can be brought up during george huguely's appeal. additionalay the issues relate to whether their client receives a fair trial. assault case will continue forward. militaryis the equivalent of a grand jury investigation. the woman said the assault took place in annapolis last year after a night of heavy drinking. it is not clear how many football players would be named in the case. a man exposed some self to women in a target. says a picture minutes after he allegedly exposed himself to two women. probably have a separate fitting rooms for men and women. >> i have a child i take in there. >> anyone who recognizes this man should call police in howard county. officials now say it was carbon monoxide that leaked in a group home, but they still have not found the source of the league. of anwas a report unconscious person on hillcrest avenue. the carbon monoxide made seven other people sick. elevene than a dozen 7- stores under investigation. >> the search is on again for the body of jimmy hoffa. >> this is the beltway at baltimo
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Jul 10, 2009 5:00am EDT
made steve mcnair a gridiron legend and their friend. eddie george inspired by his father in thinking of steve wrote a poem. >> so, walk with your head held high that the golden light knowing you have done your very be best, wrong or right. release, let go and embrace the flight, to a place where warriors go. thank you. >> derrick mason spent 10 seasons with become narrow and he was a family friend. he spoke from the heart. shouldered the way with pride of representing steve. >> michelle, trent and tyler, the baltimore ravens organization, owner and the city of baltimore sends their love and prayers to you. >> mason recognized the horrible way steve left his family. >> michelle, i know your days have been hard. so many things running through your mind. but take comfort in that steve is in heaven saying thank you, babe. to trenton and tyler i can't teach you how to fish, i can barely swim, and i can't love you like your dad did. but i can love you like a father. >> jeff fisher shared his thoughts about moving forward fr for the mcnair family. >> make sure the boys are fine. i will take
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Sep 25, 2013 5:00am EDT
in prince george's county. popular club nights are over. businesses located near skate land had complained about out of control teenagers spilling out of the rink at closing time. businesses said they were losing business because of the chaos. only until 9 p.m. managers did not return our calls for comments. state attorney general doug gansler says he will push ifough a higher minimum wage he is elected governor. he stopped in ellicott city and baltimore on tuesday. he blasted the recent tax and fee increases and sites education as a top priority. >> 47 degrees at the airport. mother nature throws a bone to parents when it comes to fighting a certain disease. >> america's favorite puppet couple reunites in d.c. piggy.ou can see miss >> being a parent makes you tougher and he can help you live longer. >> having children lowers the risk of death with type one diabetes, a specially women. researchers found death rates were cut in half for diabetics who had at least one child. the trend was much stronger in women, perhaps because they are trained how to manage their disease during p
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