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rain. good soil moisture. most of the rain was overnight. we will take a look at the radar. one band of showers is up around carroll county and northern baltimore county at this time. the rain activity is pretty widely scattered. we will talk about what will happen as far as the weather is concerned. >> if i could get a look at the radar. >> we we want to check the traffic now. >> good morning. one problem in ellicott city. route 99 is closed because of a downed pole. the roads are a little wet. 65 on 83 south coming down from
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hunt valley. a nice start despite the fact the roads are wet. here's a quick, live look at traffic. southbound traffic is moving well. this is 70 at 29. traffic is checking out just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story, howard county police are hoping hidden cameras can catch a peeping tom. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more on this investigation. >> the roommates discovered the camera hidden inside a bedroom closet. police believe the camera had been there for months. you can see the suspects face
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wally set up the camera. the roommates already 20's in ellicott city. police say the man came in and installed a hidden camera and came back multiple times to move the camera into different positions. >> women have not been able to identify the suspect for us. our investigators have done research into contractors and maintenance workers and some of those -- and none of those leads have panned out. >> no sign of forced entry. anyone with information should call howard county police. back to you. >> two baltimore police officers face criminal charges of this morning for allegedly attacking a suspect in police custody. marinos gialamas and anthony
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williams face several accounts. the charges were filed after a yearlong investigation. both men have been suspended with pay. >> jury deliberations could happen as soon as today appeared the defense rested its case yesterday. they contend their clients were trying to control the rowdy crowd falling to a basketball win over duke. they face second-degree assault charges in the beating of john mckenna. the man accused of beating his grandparents is back in baltimore. police say he used a knife to kill his grandparents inside their home last month. the couple was found after a neighbor went to check on them.
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he faces two counts of first- degree murder. >> a man shot and killed a preacher and outside a bar. -- a man shot and killed a person outside a bar. the owner of the board was forced to pay $2,000 in fines to keep his liquor anderson. he is 185 pounds with a muscular build. call baltimore county police if you have any idea of his whereabouts. an increase in armed robberies in the canton area. a suspect put a gun to a woman's head on monday as she was unloading groceries from her car and took off with her car. other robberies on fleet street
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. none of the victims were hurt. >> mta officials say audio systems have been installed. 10 passenger buses will be recording conversations on those vehicles. they plan to expand to half its fleet by next summer citing safety concerns. >> our goal is to use every tool to try to resolve crimes in our system. we think this is another tool our police department can use to resolve instances when there is an assault on the bus, an altercation between an operator and a passenger. >> the aclu opposes the installations saying they violate privacy rights. the older recordings do not violate the wiretapping laws because posted signs inform
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that they are being recorded. >> new details about the scheme to blow up a bank in new york. the latest on what the suspect's family as saying. >> this is traffic on 95 south of maryland 100. give yourself a little extra time. more on weather and
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>> good morning.
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5:09 on this friday morning. little hazy out there. we check the radar. that is the current now. there are still some showers in northern baltimore county and up into pennsylvania. until the front goes completely through the area and off the ocean, as long as it is in the neighborhood, we have a continuing chance of rain with a chance this afternoon will see some sunshine. we will split the day. more details coming up in just a few minutes. >> the family members of the man accused of plotting to blow up
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the federal reserve bank in new york are speaking out this morning. hallie jackson joins us live with the latest on the story. what we hearing this morning? >> the father of the suspect has called his son a gentle man and said he spent all of this savings to send his son here to america to study. the intention was to killing president obama after selling on his -- before settling on his intended target. he was arrested on wednesday after police say he was plotting this thing with members of the fbi's joint terrorism task force. tomorrow, diplomats from bangladesh will meet with diplomats to talk about the plot and what happened. >> tell us about his time here
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as a student. >> he spent one semester in missouri. he studied cyber security and got involved with the moslem student association. some classmates say he was very five timesnd paradrayed a day. >> thank you. >> the boy scouts of america opened up hundreds of files on known or suspected child abusers. there were called the perversion of files and detailed 1247 cases of abuses and possible abuses. not all cases or directed to authorities. they apologized to the victims for not doing more. >> 5:12. 64 degrees at the airport.
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gas prices are starting to inch their way down. >> the second most popular magazine. "newsweek" is making a change to its publication. >> still some closures in a fact in ellicott city. in ellicott city. we will check
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i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time. i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. just one problem in ellicott city.
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we have some closures in effect because of the downed pole on route 99. 70 checking out ok. no problems getting in towards the beltway. 295 checking in at around 59 miles per hour. 59 on southbound 95 towards the 895 split. five minutes to go on 95 down to the fort mchenry. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 95 from harford county at mountain road. southbound traffic is still very light. you may need a few extra minutes because the roads are wet. 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. happy friday. >> thank you. moving along with a delay on the marc trains.
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camden and penn trains are on schedule. the 21 bus is diverting at pennsylvania and lafayette. light rail is your best tried to the koman race for the cure on sunday. you can visit us on the web at now back to john collins. >> thank you. we take a look at the radar. there are scattered showers north of annapolis and rock hall. remnants of a good band of showers 30 minutes ago has pulled off quickly into pennsylvania. still some left in harford county. a little bit around frederick. spotty sprinkles and showers this morning.
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yesterday it was 69. a nice day yesterday. morning lows yesterday in the 40's. most of the rain fell overnight. the heaviest rainfall totals in baltimore county and another band in carroll county. some of these amounts are up to an inch of rain or so. right now temperatures are slowly stepping back. mostly in the 60's to near 70. 40's in far western maryland. elevation is playing a role. here's the big storm. the front will have pushed through our area. go.s faca slow
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you can see the temperature change. we will not chill down immediately. my these readings this morning have dropped into the 30's and 40's. the front will be pushing through the area. the storm will still be spinning around over the great lakes even as late as the weekend. we have some showers mostly this morning. we're hoping for a mixture of sun and clouds. will be in the low 70's and perhaps mid 70's this afternoon. it will be depended on whether the sun breaks through. rain up to our north by midday. we may still be dealing with some clouds. the storm may spin is something
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our way on saturday. maybe a sprinkle or isolated shower. the seven-day forecast has a lingering shower chance this morning. becoming partly cloudy. cooler air settles in for the weekend. maybe an isolated showers on saturday. a small chance for rain next week. the temperatures bump back into the 70's for highs. >> gas prices are finally on the way down. the national average has fallen for 10 straight days as refiners switch to cheaper fuel blandend. we should get the latest report on gas prices in our area later
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today. "newsweek" will switch to an all digital format beginning next year. it has been in publication since 1933. the last print edition will appear on new year's eve. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. d preferred to get your magazines in print or digital form? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> it seems there's no end to cyber attacks on the banks. jane king has the bloomberg business report. limited to another friday -- we made it to another friday. >> are you sick of those automated telemarketing calls?
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they are illegal and annoying. there's a contest asking the public to bring its ideas on how to stop them. you can go to the winning prize is $50,000. it was a dark day on wall street 25 years ago. 23% plunge in the dow. it took more than a year to restore all the value that was erased. no panic this morning with futures this morning. we have earnings from ge and mcdonald's. the nasdaq falling hard as google's quarterly profit was accidentally released earlier than expected.
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cyber attacks on banks continue. a new round of sustained assaults. the attacks involved overloading banks websites with internet traffic which slows down service for customers. it could take months to determine whether data are money has been stolen. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> mother nature was kind to us last winter. a colder winter this year will probably end up costing us. >> a pretty bad winter is predicted. brace yourself for higher heating bills. big bird costumes flying off store shelves. is the left-wing or right-wing?
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>> my custom is cookie monster. ravens play on sunday. more of a purple thursday this week. >> how much did baltimore benefit from this year's
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>> it is purple friday. the ravens are getting ready for their match against houston. >> maryland first lady joined some celebrity people for the biggest little tuck a party at m&t bank stadium last night. my the restaurants offer up some of their best recipes.
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was a chance to meet some ravens players. >> i cannot speak highly enough about the entire organization. anybody being pointed in the right direction. >> we know how important it is for children to have good mentors in their lives, people that care about them. we care about this organization because they care so much. >> local officials say the summer's star spangled sailabration was a huge success. it drew 1.5 million visitors to maryland and brought in $166 million for the local economy. their work defense at the inner harbor and fells point and the
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blue angels demonstration. >> it was fun. 5:26. still ahead, the latest on the nationwide fungal meningitis outbreaks. >> police need your help finding a peeping tom. >> some lighter moments on the campaign trail. >> still some showers in the area. >> one problem as to travel along route 99 in ellicott city . hundred and eighty million dollars for maryland schools. that's a lot of money. my classroom. games and a new casino for maryland. million more for education every year. the money goes where it's supposed to. it's the law. this is about our kids. this is about better schools. seven. i'm voting for question seven. i'm voting for question seven.
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welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. happy friday. how was the weekend looking? >> better than a was last night. the rain kamenetz last night -- better than it was last night. -- the rain came in last night. a little bit of harford and westminster in carroll county. we will see some of the stuff, and go rather briefly the rest of the morning. the cool front is right on top of us and it will move to the east. the rain going out of the picture and hopefully the sun coming in. >> we do not see any problems at the moment.
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you might want to leave a few extra minutes this morning. 99 is shutdown in ellicott city. moving well on the west side. no problems on the j.f.x. 60 miles per down towards 100 on 295. 11 minutes to travel on the northeast outer loop. here's a quick, live look at traffic. 95 in harford county at mountain road. southbound traffic looks good. the roads are wet. take your time as you travel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> police in howard county released pictures of a peeping tom in the hopes of finding out who he is. >> he set up cameras to spy on
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women. jennifer franciotti has more. >> police have no idea how this man got inside the women's condo. police are hoping somebody recognizes him. police when he to take a good look at this man. these images are captured as the installed hidden cameras in ellicott city. >> he re-entered several times repositioning the camera and each time capturing his own image on the video. >> one of the victims discovered the camera and called police immediately. no one knows how this man got inside the condo. there were no signs of forced entry. >> women have not been able to identify the suspect for us. our investigators have done quite a bit of research into recent contractors, maintenance workers in the area, and so far
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none of those leads have panned out. >> no other cases have been reported in the neighborhood. people are concerned. >> if somebody broke and without them knowing, that is scary and makes you question the security. >> police are asking for your help. they want to take a good look at the man in the video. if you recognize him, please give them a call. jennifer franciotti reporting. now back to you. >> members of the maryland clergy community continued to weigh in on marriage equality. >> they gathered and said what they support the passage of question 6. they say it is about equal rights and not religious freedom. >> it will protect and strengthen our families.
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i am voting for question 6 for lesbian and gay couples and their families. >> this is not a religious question but a question of fairness and equality. anyone who has read the law knows that question six has some of the strongest religious protections in the country. >> a similar gathering was held yesterday in silver spring. >> the candidates are walking up this morning after a fun night on the campaign trail. tracie potts has more. >> what are we doing here? >> lots of laughs at this charity event in new york. >> i feel arrested after the nice long nap i had in the first debate. >> big bird did not see it
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coming. >> caging the first lady's reaction to both debates. >> do you know which debate was which? >> but no jokes about the latest poll. he can lose every other swing state and still win the election. today the president is in virginia. governor romney is in a florida. paul ryan's book. >> you had the bullets aimed at you. >> president obama said he cannot change washington from the inside. isn't that why we elect presidents? >> this weekend the candidates go back into study mode for monday's final debate appeared to focus on the final debate will be foreign policy.
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tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thousands of veterans will have access to a campus-based psychologist. the program is designed to link veterans to psychological services. it is at towson university. >> 64 degrees at the airport. we talked a lot about sleep. a lack of sleep can affect your memory. >> there is a way to reset your brain. that is coming up. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you prefer to get your magazines in print or in digital form? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> sarah caldwell checking on
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your morning commute. right now one problem in ellicott city. ellicott city. we will check for delays forming as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] combine the pnc cashbuilder visa credit card with a qualifying pnc performance select checking account
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>> good morning. 5:39. a little murky and wet. temperature is 67. if you degrees cooler as you get away from the city. continued mild temperatures today. release are similar for our normal highs for this time of year. we have had some rain move through. you can see the radar from overnight and most of the heavy rain has moved on.
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we have some showers moving through the area. we still stand a chance to see some rain this morning and maybe some sunshine this afternoon. details are coming up in just a few minutes. >> another person has died from the rear fungal meningitis bringing the number of deaths to 20 nationwide. doctors say the fungus is the cause of most of the meningitis cases. it is important to be aware of the science of meningitis. >> new research shows choppy sleep might put shoot at a lot higher risk for all sizars --
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zhezers. you should catch up on sleep. >> there you go. 64 degrees at the airport. they broke our hearts but now the yankees are packing up for the season without a trophy. >> we are getting closer to a halloween which means the return of scary movies. >> will it be a good moviegoing weekend in the weather department?
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. happy friday. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. route 99 in shutdown at mackenzie road in ellicott city. 70 moving well in towards the beltway. the roads are a little wet. 54 on the west side. 65 on southbound 97 down towards 50. so far so good on the rest of the area roads. this is the key bridge with light volume. this is 50 at sandy point. no delays to report. moving well east and westbound. 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. have a great weekend. >> thank you. we have a delay on the brunswick line, 870.
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camden and penn trains on schedule. a diversion at pennsylvania and lafayette. the 61 bus is diverting at charles and 28th street. you can call 410-539-5000 or visit us on the web at now back to john collins. >> good morning. thank you. you need an umbrella this morning. i have circled the beltway in the city. east of the city, into the counties, it becomes a bit more scattered up near cockeysville and hunt valley. a few other spotty showers here and there. the significant rain is east of the city.
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how much rain did we receive? the green areas come anywhere from a third of an inch to about an inch. close to an inch of rain or maybe more in carroll county and howard county. for some of you who like a damp garden, it did well for you. you can see the effects of the cooler air. mostly in the 50's with the light green shades. the front is moving to the east. tend back tox the great lakes. the heavier rains have moved into new york state and parts of new jersey.
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there are still some bands of showers to the south. the front is to the west. if it doesn't move quickly, some of this grain in virginia could move into our area. we still could see some showers. the eastern shore will be the last to lose as far as the showers are concerned. morning showers and then a mixture of sun and clouds. if we get enough sun, we could move into the mid 70's for high s. the wind will continue at 10 to 15 miles per hour. small craft advisory on the bay this afternoon. as high as 20 knots on the bay. most of the rain will have moved into the north by this afternoon
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and the temperatures will try to move into the low to mid 70's for highs. the storm is still spinning over the great lakes. we could pick up some afternoon clouds or some sprinkles. essentially the weekend looks dry ba. 75 will be the high. in morning shower and maybe a sprinkle tomorrow. sunday looks dry. next we come back into the 70's. >> the scary movie season is upon us. the sequels to just keep coming. >> raphael seth has the box office preview.
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>> are you all right? >> a family gambles with their lives in "paranormal activity 4." the mystery of non becomes gravely ill and the famine has to taken her boy. all sorts of evil is captured on video. it is rated r. a serial killer crosses the wrong guy in "alex cross max ." he is up against matthew fox, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. the man with a badge will do whatever he has to keep them save. pg 13.ross max sch" is rated
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getting funky in "the sessions." he decides to explore his physical side. gets help from a therapist played by helen hunt. rated r.e sessions" is >> a very interesting mix. 5:50. 64 degrees at the airport. another member of the ravens says he has been playing with an injury. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. teacher: this is west virginia, pennsylvania, delaware.
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and this is maryland. every year marylanders spend five hundred and fifty million gaming at casinos in these other states. question seven will build a new casino and bring table games to baltimore... generating hundreds of millions for schools. and that money has to go to education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you prefer to get your magazines in print or in digital form? all of you has said you prefer print -- all of you have said
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you prefer print. keep sending us those responses. >> some of us just look at the pictures. good morning. it is all over for the yankees. the tigers swept the yankees in four games. can this it did it and detroit did yesterday before their home fans. -- kansas city swept them. miguel cabrera can hit anyone. alex rodriguez did not start. 3-25 in the postseason.
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a big game for jhonny peralta, two home runs. the tigers now wait for the giants or the cardinals. the cardinal's lead that series 3-1. prince fielder hauls in the fly ball. the ravens play houston. it is been a strange week. ray lewis and lardarius webb web are out for the year. suggs played a little high and see yesterday with the media. there he is behind the wall. in theory is ihe could play on sunday. all want to know.
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>> terrell suggs? are you coming back? do not rush it. especially with the bye week. we do not want to come out and get hurt. >> i would say there is no way he is playing this week. >> i think he is hiding from gerry sandusky. >> how his family is reacting and other targets he had in mind. >> this past summer was rough on crops. >> it is friday. that must be a kid panda.
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the new milestone this guy is getting close to. >> a lot of rain and thunder overnight. >> showers could impact your morning rush. a downed pole blocking some lanes in ellicott city. hundred and eighty million dollars for maryland schools. that's a lot of money. my classroom. games and a new casino for maryland. million more for education every year. the money goes where it's supposed to. it's the law. this is about our kids. this is about better schools. seven. i'm voting for question seven. i'm voting for question seven.
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>> howard county police are looking for a peeping tom. >> new details about the scheme to blow up a bank in new york. the latest on what


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