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saturday. we have a chance for rain. we looked at the hd doppler radar. we have clouds overhead. there are some showers to our west. the heavy storms are the zero hire with the valley and those are some big storms. we may have to put up with some bigger storms by the middle of the week. today, it is a rain chance. i will have details coming up. now we check out the traffic with sarah caldwell. >> one problem that we are tracking is northbound on ritchie highway. word of a water main break. in severna park, you may find some delays. the north side is moving well. 58 on the west side. the jfx and the harrisburg expressway look good. on southbound age 95, -- 895,
only nine minutes. this is 895. problem-free at the moment. this is the harrisburg expressway north of the beltway. southbound traffic looks great at this hour. pretty quiet at now. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. -- pretty quiet for now. >> we begin with breaking news. one of the most notorious terrorist is dead. >> president obama announced osama bin laden has been killed. president said he was killed by u.s. forces in this pact -- in pakistan. >> we have team coverage beginning with brian moore. >> this is where osama bin laden met his end, a suburban mansion in pakistan. the world's most wanted terrorist taken down by u.s. forces at the order of president
obama. >> the united states killed osama bin laden. a terrorist who is responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children. justice has been done. >> impromptu celebrations erupted outside the white house. >> it was important to bring this person to justice. >> and a ground zero in new york. in towns large and small, what can best be described as patriotic victory rallies. but for families who lost loved ones, it is a day of closure wrapped in a complex emotions. for nearly a decade, osama bin laden had taunted the united states. intelligence received a break. >> it was far from certain and it took many months to run this thread to ground. >a small team of americans
carried out this investigation. after a firefight, they killed osama bin laden and took custody of his body. >> a violent end to one of the most extraordinary man hunts in history. his body has been buried at sea. brian moore, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the most intense manhunt in history is finally over. bin laden was born into one of the wealthiest families in saudi arabia. his activities began after he graduated from college. bin laden left saudi arabia to join the afghan resistance where he became a top guerrilla leader. he opposed the alliance between the united states and saudi arabia and began trading his forced to carry out attacks and
gaining the u.s. military out of foreign lands. >> reaction. among those first response was dutch ruppersberger. 11 news spoke with him about what this means to future terrorist. >> we have been advised, a few of us, that the was a possibility of being able to target osama bin laden. but the intelligence had to be gotten and i have been on the intelligence committee for a long time. we have gotten many leads but none of them have been destroyed. bin laden would never communicate other than -- if you want to kill a snake, you cut its health-care it was important for us that we proved that we did get osama bin laden. this puts us in a very unique position throughout the world. and also a good position against
the terrorists themselves to say if you will come at us and beat our economy, we will come and get you. >> a bittersweet and spontaneous rally overnight at the site where the twin towers stood in lower manhattan. hundreds of people gathered surly after president obama announced the death of bin laden. at one point, there was a moment of silence. many in maryland's are now waking up to the news of osama bin laden's death. george lettis has more. >> we are obviously in the beginning stages of asking marylanders their reaction to the news of osama bin laden's staff. we're in north baltimore trying to catch some folks as they get gas. many urges waking up and hearing the news. we will all look back and remember where we work when we
heard the news. minicar may been lying in bed. minutes ago, i spoke to a woman and i asked for reaction and she said this is the first i'm hearing of it. her first thought was if he he is really dead, it is good news for the country after the president. we have to believe the president is telling that obama bin laden's body has been buried at sea. social media world has been blowing up. every status update is about the news. "may 1 should be a national holiday." "thanks to all u.s. servicemen and women." george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. many of you are responding to the news on facebook. this is jen from facebook.
this is our friend simon from facebook. "us military men and women made this happen." we invite you to post your comments on our facebook page. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. how will osama bin laden's death impact the u.s. war on terror? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> 55 degrees on tv hill. a murder suicide tops a violent weekend in baltimore county. >> police find a young boy with his father's body. >> this is 83 north of the beltway. warm weather and traffic when we
>> good morning. we have cloudy skies. there's some shower activity to our west. the basic whether this morning is clouded. temperatures are running from the mid 50's's to low 60's. rain is something we have to mention. there'll be times when it will be mostly cloudy. we will detail the rain chances for today and the first part of this week. >> police are trying to figure out how long a boy was trapped in a closet with his father's body. police say najib abdullah and his son were discovered inside a vacant home in jessup on saturday afternoon. detectives believe the man was last seen with the sun on tuesday after a domestic
incident. the child was not harmed. is not known how the father died. a man is dead end after shooting a woman and then turning the gun on himself. police entered the randallstown home where they found the man. neighbors described the couple as very quiet. >> the daughter came home after the mother was in the ambulance. it was disturbing to see her crying and very upset. >> the woman was rushed to an area hospital but there is no word this morning on her condition. >> police investigate a triple stabbing in milford mill. officers were called to florida road on saturday night and they found one man who had been stabbed. no word on the condition of the other victims. there could have been an altercation.
police are searching for the gunman who opened fire at the windsor inn. a man was taken to a hospital. police have not released his identity. >> 55 degrees on tv hill. what you'll soon be paying more for food. >> you may be paying more to buy a new car. a new announcement from gm. >> we're checking your morning commute for you.
morning commute. the water main break that we have has just been cleared. the construction has wrapped up in severna park. a smooth ride on the northeast corner. brown bellaire road, so far so good spirit and easy ride on the -- around belair road, so far so good. an easy ride on southbound 95. an easy ride from cecil county down into baltimore county. through howard county, speed sensors indicating about 55 miles per hour southbound at 100. this is the beltway at the b-w parkway. no problems to report here. southbound 295 moving fine through west nursery road. 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. good morning.
>> we have a marc train delays on the brunswick line running 10 to 15 minutes late. panic and camden trains are on schedule. on the buses, we have a diversion on the 36 bus at washington boulevard and monroe. now back to john collins. >> thank you. we have cloudy skies right now. out to the west, a few spotty showers. nothing of any consequence. it is moving in our direction. we could get a shower this point. the rain chances aren't all that high. 62 was the high yesterday at the airport. 65 of the inner harbor yesterday. we had some scattered showers yesterday. we should be able to do better temperature-wise today. we're quite mild this morning. 59 in annapolis.
57 in cambridge. 60 degrees in ocean city at the boardwalk. 54 in westminster. look at the readings in western maryland. frostburg, 50. hancock, 51 degrees. the clouds are rather thin and low. they are not making rain. all of this should be hung up and dissipate to some degree. rain chances are there today. the main weather maker is out to the west. the brain changes will increase as the day warms up. sully float will keep pumping moisture income -- a southerly flow will keep pumping moisture in. in our part of the world, things will be relatively quiet.
we should see a change in temperature. chilly temperatures out to the west. 20's and 30's west of the cold front. mostly cloudy skies today. there could be some sunshine breaks. we cannot ignore the chance for the front of aging in from the west slowly. we could see some scattered showers. the rumble of thunder, although that is slight. the wind will be 10 to 15. the south wind that will be pumping in some relatively mild air. a son break or two will help spike the temperatures. -- a sunshine break will help despite the temperatures. the rain chances are kind of scattered. we could see some thin spots in the clouds from time to time. by tuesday into wednesday, we see the rain chances increases.
the front will go through on wednesday morning. the strongest storms will of occur tuesdayl all into wednesday. near 70 today. maybe a rumble of thunder. a better chance tomorrow. maybe less scattered in nature are the rain chance. tuesday night into wednesday morning is when the rain chances are the highest. our friday night, rain chances return. notice the temperatures carry primarily in the 70's all week some milder weather is on the way. >> shopping for a new vehicle just became more expensive. general motors is set to raise prices on their vehicles. prices will increase by average
over $100 per vehicle. the increase affects nearly all and cadillac models. grocery prices increase almost 3% over last year. consumers are seeing those increases. corn, meat, and dairy have all risen. stockpiles have dropped while demand has risen. you cannot catch your favorite hbo programs on the go. hbo go is now available. the application works for iphones and phones that work google's android function. >> how well wall street response to the news of osama bin laden's death? jane king has the bloomberg business report.
good morning to you. >> traders no doubt will be talking about the news of bin laden's death. bin laden was the mastermind behind 9/11. it could give a psychological boost to the market. party toward higher starts of things. salt lake higher so far for the opening bell. friday had an opening closed. caterpillar raised their forecasts. as for crude oil, down about 2.5%. a big drop. down the most in two we spirit we will get a report from the institute of manufacturing today. it will show manufacturing still growing but at a slower pace than april. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. back to you. >> thank you.
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toward heaven. >> so much and so many have been lost. more than 330 dead across seven states and that number is still growing. janet napolitano tourerd several of the ravaged neighborhoods. >> is there something we can do to help? >> it is amazing on everybody helping each other out. >> as committees take the first steps on the long road to recovery.
reporting for nbc news. >> the weather damaged some places around abilene, texas sen. oral structures were damaged. high winds destroyed mobile homes and power lines and damaged roofs. there were no reports of injury. >> the space shuttle endeavor is grounded for the week. may 8 is the earliest the shuttle might be able to launch on its final mission. crews are working to repair a heater circuit, a process that will take several days. >> 55 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- >> osama bin laden dead. the 10-year manhunt and the tip the brought him to andan en. n end. ] >> marylanders react to the news that public enemy number one is dead. >> we have cloudy skies this
>> liv local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning, everybody para welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's check the weather and traffic. >> we have convoy split decision over the weekend. saturday was great. sunday was ok. we have some showers and clouds. we have this rain threat. the threat will be hanging over our head. temperatures are the 50's. we do have some showers west of us.
they are spotty showers and sprinkles in some cases. look at maryland between hagerstown and cumberland right now. it is trying to move these. it tries to cross the mountains. a rain threat today but not a big one. we will talk about that in a minute with details. >> traffic is not that bad. the roads are dry. there is a vehicle fire on eastbound 195 right eastbound295. there could be some delays and some lanes closed. the rest of the major roadways continue to do quite well. 58 miles per hour on the northeast outer loop beginning at bel air road. moving well on the west side. 795 and 70 look good. speeds around 49 miles per hour on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. a smooth ride on the harrisburg expressway all the way down to
the beltway. this is a quick live look outside on the beltway near the b-w parkway. both of those major roadways are looking good. there is a vehicle fire. 95 running smoothly in towards the fort mchenry tunnel. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> breaking news. osama bin laden is dead. >> president obama broke the news to the world last night. there was a raid in pakistan. we begin with brian moore in washington. >> this is where osama bin laden met his end -- not in a cave, but a suburban mansion in pakistan. the world's most wanted terrorist and the mastermind of 9/11 taken down by u.s. forces at the order of president obama. >> the united states has conducted an operation that killed osama bin laden, the leader of al-qaeda and a terrorist who's responsible for
the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children. justice has been done. >> u.s.a.! u.s.a.! >> impromptu celebrations erupted outside the white house -- >> it was important to bring a wicked, murderous person to justice. >> and at ground zero in new york. in towns large and small across the country, what can best be described as patriotic victory rallies. but for families who lost loved ones on 9/11, it's a day of closure wrapped in complex emotions. for nearly a decade, bin laden had taunted the united states. u.s. intelligence received a break last august. >> it was far from certain and it took many months to run this thread to ground. >> and on sunday, the president gave the go-ahead. >> a small team of americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and capability. after a firefight, they killed osama bin laden and took custody of his body.
>> a violent end to one of the most extraordinary manhunts in history. a u.s. official tells nbc news bin laden's body has been buried at sea. in washington, brian moore, wbal-tv 11 news. >> people are now weighing in on the news of his death. george lettis tourists live from ball -- from north baltimore this morning. gase're here and an exxon station in north baltimore called spring lane and falls road. we're running over to get people's reaction to the news. the president spoke so late to the nation last night, many of you are getting this breaking news as you wake up this morning. here's some tape we did with a jumper from westminster a few minutes ago. what is your first reaction > i
? >> glad. i'm glad it happened. i think maybe it ends 9/11, but it is not going to end al qaeda. that is not going to end. >> the economy, you said? >> al qaeda. that is not going to end that. some will step up and take his place. >> he said al qaeda and he does not believe osama bin laden's death will mean the end of al qaeda. that is what u.s. officials are saying this morning. a lot of the reaction is coming from social media. check your smart phone, computer, and pretty much every status is about the death of osama bin laden and people offering their thoughts. my friend said, may 1 should be a national holiday. others are saying, "dote usa --
go usa, i am so proud of my country this morning." >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. how will osama bin laden's death impact the u.s. war on terror? you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. we will have the latest on the death of osama bin laden coming up at 5:45. >> it has been one year since yeardley love was found murdered in charlottesville. she was it lacrosse player at uva. performer boyfriend is charged with her murder. tonight, we sit down with some of her friends. they remember her. the exclusive and personal conversation with yeardley love's circle of friends. since her interview with h
death. >> still had this morning, science confirms babies who sleep a lot are experiencing a growth spurred. >> doctors can now predict a woman's risk for heart disease based on where fat is located on her body. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. inouye problem if you travel in bell camp. we'll update you on that and check on the vehicle fire along 195.
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downtown, the temperature is 60. other readings, other readings for the 60's. as we looked at the radar, we see there are some showers out to the west. they are spotty and moving this way. a lot of that will dissipate before it gets here. there are showers in the forecast said it off and on to appear we will see some sunshine breaks and thin spots in the clouds. here is our general picture showed most of the storm is off to the west. clouds with shower chances increasing later today. something could happen. by this afternoon, temperatures will be up near 70 or so. details coming up. stick around. >> a new study finds different locations of fat in african- american women can help predict the risk of cardiovascular
disease. researchers examined the fat distribution of more than 300 women. they assess their cardio stiffness. african-american women had more stiffness than white women. fat under the arm predicts increase arterial stiffness in black women. >> interesting. moms have said it for years. when babies sleep a lot for a few days, they are going for great growth spurt. parents kept daily sleep records for their babies. measurable growth spurts were found when babies took more naps and slept longer. hormones are released during sleep might account for the growing faced. >> 55 degrees on tv hill. baseball fans in new york response to the death of osama
death of bin laden. >> osama bin laden was killed sunday by u.s. forces in pakistan after a decade long manhunt. >> today, and my direction, the united states launched a targeted operation against that compound in pakistan. a small team of americans carried out the mission with extraordinary capability. no americans were harmed. they took care to avoid civilian casualties. after a firefight, they killed osama bin laden and took custody of his body. >> president obama said the helicopter raid came falling intelligence that obama had been hiding inside the mansion. bin laden was the mastermind behind the 9/11 terror attacks on at new york city, washington, d.c., and pennsylvania. it set off a chain of events that led the united states in
wars in afghanistan and then in rock -- iraq. >> the american people did not choose this fight. it came to our shores. it started with a senseless slaughter of our citizens. >> george bush spoke with president obama last night and issued this statement -- the fight against terror goes on. america has sent an unmistakable message. justice will be done. following the announcement, diplomatic facilities were placed on high alert. terror merger, in washington. -- tara mergener in washington. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we started bell camp. this is on pulaski highway, an accident coming in there. running smoothly on 95 come in
at harford county. looking good out of bel air. eastbound on 195, we are checking on a vehicle fire. maybe some lanes closed. 58 miles per hour on the outer loop topside around bel air road. so far so good once you get over towards stevenson. good beyond edmundson. 49 miles per hour through the glen bernie area. problem-free at 100. looking good around the airport. 295 checking out fine at this hour. a quick live look outside on the west side. pretty light. this is out of the traffic and we continue to run smoothly. this is 95 at 395. not picking up any delays on 395 into town. we will keep you posted.
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. good morning. >> we have a few marc trains to lead. 843 is 10 to 50 minutes late. brunswick 870 has a 10-minute delay as well. light rail and mattress -- light rail and metro subway on time. the customer information is available for metro subway and mta computer bus information that 410-539-5000 or toll free. also find information on the web at www.mta.maryland.gov. i'm kurt kronke. now back to john collins. good morning. >> thank you. i have circled baltimore. there is the chesapeake bay appeared out to the west, there are areas of showers just to the west of frederick and running
towards hagerstown and near cumberland. parts of northern virginia are involved, too. there is some fog in some parts, especially near the maryland-pennsylvania line. something to be aware of. the shower activity this morning is the exception rather than the rule. the storm system is pretty far west. our rain chances today are there, but they will be rather skimpy. temperature-wise, there will be sunbreaks to our south. 59 in annapolis. elkton, 55. edgewood, 58. frederick, up 50. 53 in hagerstown. in the 50's in western maryland. the temperatures are coming up. that is bringing in more moisture. you can see the effect of the southerly wind. it is pushing warm air into
canada this morning. up to 60 in buffalo, n.y., and parts of upstate new york. the mild air is here. 55 down at dayton, ohio. 49 in chicago. something is going on here out to the west of us and it is a cold front. very light activity through pennsylvania. that is coming in on this warmer air. here's the cold front bacchant ohio. it will be a slow-mover and it will not move in until wednesday morning. high pressure u.s. great weather on saturday. clouds stock in yesterday. as the front stalls to the west, we will be a no man's land today as far as the weather. the range threat is there. not a lot of sunshine. the greatest chance of
thunderstorm activity will be to the west. with me take a rest from severe weather. the chance is there for some damaging wind. no major outbreaks like we have seen over the past week. mostly cloudy today. we could see some sunshine breaks. a few scattered showers in the forecast and perhaps a rumble of thunder plates in the day. 68 to 73 with wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. most of the rain is off to the north, nw. the rain chances are not that high. but they are there. it isn't until tuesday into wednesday that the rain chances increase. especially tuesday night and wednesday morning as the cold front approaches. here is the seven-day forecast. a few scattered storms today -- or showers. the thunderstorm chance is pretty slim.
tomorrow night into wednesday is when the rain chance will be high. 79 tomorrow. 59 on wednesday as the cooler air briefly comes in. rain chances pick up towards the weekend. >> thank you. 55 degrees on tv hill. so much ahead -- >> including a look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck.
>> this morning we asked -- how will osama bin laden's death impact the u.s. war on terror? keep sending us those responses. we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. >> good morning, everybody come the orioles go for the sweep tonight in chicago. we begin with the death of osama bin laden and the astounding reaction it drew less might in philadelphia. it was the top of the ninth when the news broke. here's how it sounded. [cheers]
amazing scene. the game was being called for espn. valentine was managing the time when the world trade center bombing and he was moved by what was going on. the game was eclipsed by the news of bin laden's deaf and the reaction last night in philadelphia. -- bin laden's death. the orioles go for the sweep against the white sox. nick markakis delivered in the clutch. zach britton wins his fifth game. six solid innings. in the first, he gets the call from the umpire. the batter is not happy. this would be an ongoing story. and do you know has been nothing short of spectacular -- robert andino has been nothing short of
spent -- nothing short of spectacular. look at the scoop by derrek lee. luke scott with the hormone. mark reynolds. he annihilated that pitch. number 3 4 reynolds. here is the big blast off of gavin. at markakis. robert andino scores. brian roberts scores. it is 5-0 orioles. zach britton working on a shutout. mark reynolds with the nifty scoop and throw. in the ninth, check this out. this pitch is about 6 inches off the plate. he is called out. the orioles win 6-4. jeremy guthrie starts tonight.
that is a pitiful call. he has a good point. you will take it. we may find out if the nfl lockout is permanent. a chance to meet the ravens top draft picks this weekend. tory smith of maryland. his off the field issues are behind them. >> i made bad decisions when i was a young kid, like most americans. i don't want them to think i will come in here and try to make this organization look bad. these jobs and put their cells on the line for me. >> i have gone the opportunity to get to know them. he is a great guy. i feel that it's not him. he is a great guy. he is down to earth. what he is about to do from this
day forward to correct this guy went to maryland. he had a single mother in virginia. that is pretty impressive. >> thank you, keith. >> temperatures right now are mostly in the 50's and a couple of sprinkles and showers out to the west. most of the storm will stay west for the next couple of days. >> volume picking up on the area roads. a couple of things to watch for.