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end. >> marylanders are reacting to that big news. >> a 5-year-old is discovered in a closet along with his father's body. >> will we have rain this workweek? [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good monday morning. i am mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins has a check on the forecast. >> will we have rain? as has been all spring, the simple answer is yes. there is showing upper -- there is some showing up on radar to our west. yesterday we had a couple of showers in the area, but nothing major. today looks like it will be the same kind of day with a lot of
clouds. we have the clouds and mostly >> good morning. sprinkle activity. this is around frederick or cloudy and 60 degrees. north of there, and then out it is not raining at the moment. west to cumberland and most of the day it will not be hagerstown. rain. we have had reports of patchy there is a threat of some fog which may affect traffic showers hanging over our head. look at the reader. a few sprinkles to the west of which leads us to sarah caldwell and the latest traffic report. us -- but that the radar. most >> good morning. we have a couple of things that in frederick county but some we're tracking. pulaski highway, we have an western carroll county. indications of a few sprinkles accident. you may find some delays. and indications of some fog no delays on 95 coming out of coming in this point. spotty showers and sprinkles harford county. eastbound 95, there is a reach out along 70 into western vehicle fire and maybe some maryland and up into southern lanes closed. pennsylvania, north of frederick moving over toward stevenson. county. so far, the 54 miles per hour this is trying to move further east this morning. and a smooth ride on the west your windshield may get a sprinkle or a quick shower this side. 795 looks good in towards the morning. the rain chances are not the beltway. 11 minutes on the outer loop major thing as will be the
clouds later today. north and west side. and mild temperatures. here's a quick live look edgewood, 58. outside. on the west side, the fine is frederick, 52. slowly building but not amounting to a delay. maryland.stern this is an 95 at 395. you can see the warm air this is the ramp from i-395 into reaching into new york state and even canada. we have this rush of warm air town. no delays reported yet. and bringing moisture and that is the latest on traffic clouds. the stormy weather is out to the pulse 11. back to you. west of us. >> american forces killed osama you can see where the frontis. 50's in ohio. bin laden, the leader of al 40's in illinois. qaeda. president obama made the -- broke the news last night. there is quite a contrast and >> the manhunt ended in a that is where the cold front is. dramatic rate that was months in the shower activity, this one the winter look at the scene last night at ground zero in new band out to the west which is trying to push the spirit we york city. could pick up a shower this everybody feeling very proud of morning. we may see something again this what their country did. afternoon. brian moore is in washington with the latest on bin laden's it will be scattered. death. high pressure is in the process of pulling out of the picture.
>> this is where osama bin laden met his end -- not in a cave, a slow process. but a suburban mansion in pakistan. the cold front will be slowly the world's most wanted moving our way. terrorist and the mastermind of it will not make its move across 9/11 taken down by u.s. forces the bay until wednesday morning. at the order of president obama. >> the united states has conducted an operation that we will be stuck with this threat for the next two days or killed osama bin laden, the leader of al-qaeda and a so. terrorist who's responsible for general thunderstorm activities today. the murder of thousands of most should be off to the north innocent men, women, and and west today. children. justice has been done. no specific signature for a >> u.s.a.! u.s.a.! >> impromptu celebrations souvenir -- four significant erupted outside the white house weather. -- there could be damaging winds >> it was important to bring a and lightning. the severe threat goes up to more and it will be closer to wicked, murderous person to justice. >> and at ground zero in new us. mostly cloudy skies today. york. in towns large and small across scattered showers in the the country, what can best be forecast. it will not be rain all the described as patriotic victory rallies. time. but for families who lost loved south to southeast winds at 10 ones on 9/11, it's a day of closure wrapped in complex to 50 miles per hour. emotions. 68 to 73. for nearly a decade, bin laden eight small craft advisory on had taunted the united states. the bay. it could gust to 20.
u.s. intelligence received a break last august. most of the rain will be off to >> it was far from certain and it took many months to run this the north, nw. we will be on the edge of the thread to ground. >> and on sunday, the president activity today. gave the go-ahead. >> a small team of americans into tomorrow night, the rain carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and chances increase. capability. a cold front comes in and that after a firefight, they killed is when we start to dry out a osama bin laden and took custody of his body. little bit. >> a violent end to one of the 70 today. 79 tomorrow with the scattered most extraordinary manhunts in history. rain threat. the rain chances spike tuesday a u.s. official tells nbc news bin laden's body has been buried at sea. night into wednesday morning. in washington, brian moore, the high is expected to be 59 degrees. wbal-tv 11 news. thursday and friday will drive. >> many marylanders are reacting shower chances pick up friday and into the weekend. to the news of the death of >> let's check your morning osama bin laden. george lettis joins us live from commute. we have an accident in north baltimore with some reisterstown. .e started bell campu reaction he has come across this morning in a couple of different formats. >> a lot of the reaction is watch for closures on pulaski coming from the social media highway. southbound traffic does get by.
website facebook and twitter. in reisterstown, there is a we're at a gas station to talk crash coming in. with marylanders in person. a problem involving a vehicle fire at 295. as people gassed up, we're delays are possible. getting their reaction to the not seeing the delays we news. normally see on the topside. the president spoke to the nation so late last five. the west side continues to run a man said he is happy about all smoothly. some of our area roads outside. this but also concerned. what you think it means for the this is harford road. world's? b of a the traffic still moving >> probably a greater peace. at a good pace. this is the beltway and no signs i am sorry that there could be retaliation from the terrorists. of delays yet. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> retaliation is certainly a >> witnesses say fires were legitimate concern this morning. that is likely what you're caused by lightning strikes in taxes. seeing-securities like federal there was a residual oil and it militaries, military caught fire parrott and an installations, or anywhere where a lot of people gathered today. adjacent structure was also live the north baltimore, george destroyed. it caused about $200,000 of lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. damage. >> to look back on the impact luckily, no one was hurt.
that osama bin laden has had, people continue to pick through you can go to our website. the rubble solacing what they can in tuscaloosa after you will find an interactive timeline on 9/11. just go to wbaltv.com. wednesday's twister. hundreds are unaccounted for. that brings us to our water crews are searching on the cooler question of the day. how will osama bin laden's death ground and from the air. impact the u.s. war on terror? janet napolitano netbook victims you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to in hard-hit areas of birmingham. firstname.lastname@example.org. the late pope john paul moved a step closer to sainthood this many are wondering this morning weekend. what the outcome will be in the a large crowd was drawn to u.s. now that osama bin laden is wrong. an estimated 1 million people dead. we're joined by a political packed into st. peter's square to watch. reporter who can tell us what the vatican will have to enter will happen. thank you for joining us. but another miracle the north how huge is this for president rim to be considered that. obama and what does it mean for is presidency? >> it is an enormous boost. >> shopping for a new vehicle just became more expensive. osama bin laden general motors is set to raise prices on their vehicles. prices will increase an average has been going on since bush was of $123 per vehicle.
president. he took control of the situation the increase affects nearly all buick, cheverly, and cadillac any personally chaired at least models. five national security means to go after and approved this it is a goal for seeing hbo on mission. he always thought he did what it your ipad. subscribers can download an app took seven years to never succeed in doing and hopes to and seek hbo content. validate president obama's it works for phones that run foreign policy and it will be a google's android software. post. >> what you make of the incredible reaction across the country? but to help wall street is >> too much can be put into one reacting to the death of osama bin laden. jane king has more in the individual. bloomberg business report. americans for almost a decade >> stock futures shot up as news have personified the face of terrorism, the face of evil in reports started coming in about osama bin laden. his killing is the recent for the death of osama bin laden. it would hire went president many to rejoice. this was never about one man and obama confirmed the move. this looks like a broad base the war on terrorism does not end. rally for stocks this morning. it does in the the question, stocks in asia closed higher. what are we doing in afghanistan? the dollar is strengthening as we can say this validates it well. crude oil futures are moving because we got our man. lower. the feeling among investors is
>> how is the death going to that at least it makes somewhat impact international relations? >> remember that obama had less likely. the oil markets have been waiting for a headline to move announced that the country is in one direction or another, either higher or lower. leaving afghanistan this summer. this can mean the big of a -- people were concerned that once the u.s. left, the taliban would this can mean the move of they moved lower. take over and they invite osama there were better than expected bin laden with a red carpet and earnings from companies including caterpillar and spit in the face of the united states. goodyear tire. with yesterday's development the bloomberg maryland index was that is no longer a possibility. lower. >> thank you for joining us from i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. washington this morning. >> 55 degrees on tv hill. >> 6:09. 55 another check on weather and degrees on tv hill. traffic is still ahead coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg >> california fans and the business report. >> car shopping just got a phillies-mets games reacted to little more expensive. the news of the death of osama >> the search in alabama up for bin laden. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. how will osama bin laden's death hundreds up tornado victims impact the u.s. war on terror? still unaccounted for. you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> we have some clouds this email@example.com.
vehicle. -- we start with southbound 95. all lanes closed at pulaski highway because of an accident. a pretty serious one. rescue in reisterstown. avoid that intersection if you can. on 195 at 295, still tracking a vehicle fire. checking speed sensors. looking good on the j.f.x. into town. 395 continues to run smoothly. you can see the disabled vehicle off to the right shoulder on 95. this is traffic near 70 west of the beltway. eastbound traffic is starting to get heavier in the last few minutes. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. 6:24. we do have some fog in the area, especially in the low spots. everything is moist. we also have some showers.
they are light and spotted. some are in the northern part of carroll county and along the potomac river and around hagerstown, along the western leg of 70 from frederick and up north. that is moving to the peace. we could see some sprinkles or showers this morning. here is the bus stop forecast today. a lot of clouds of this morning. rain chances are minimal. temperatures start out in the 50's to near 60 and wind up near 70 this after noon. we still have the shower chances. some may hear a rumble of thunder. details on the entire forecast is just ahead. >> good morning. jeremy guthrie and the orioles go for the sweep tonight in chicago. we begin in philadelphia. the phillies and mets were in
the ninth inning when news spread that osama bin laden was dead. > > usa! us! >> only in philadelphia where they once booed santa claus. the mets won the game. the announcers call the game for espn. a surreal moment for valentine who was the manager of the mets during 2001. the fans knew about before the players. some of the players were asking if fans will was going on. amazing. back to the orioles. the birds' beaks gavin floyd yesterday. zach britton won his fifth game. this is a strike in sight. it could have been a ball.
it was called a strike. robert andino has been great for the orioles. check it out. the great pickens' group by derrek lee -- the great pick and scoop by derrek lee. luke scott homer. mark reynolds does the center he takes the gavin floyd pitched and launch it to dead center. nick markakis has been struggling. with the bases loaded. it gets by any clears the basis. for felix pie scores. 5-0. zach britton working on a shopper he gets some defense of help. the shot. mark reynolds with the nifty play and throw. we go to the ninth. 6-4. kevin gregg. he gets want their part that pitch was off the plate. rios gets ejected.
he is feeling. ou seeie guillen -- yio ozzie guillen. the capitals lost the second straight game to dwayne roloson and the tampa bay lightning. the capitals in red. nicholas backstrom keeps working. 1-1. third period. is shot off the skate of mike green. 2-1. one minutes left in the game. alex ovechkin ties it. i don't know anyone who did not think at this point the capitals were going to win. in overtime, randy jones gets crunched on the boards. .in vincent lecavalier at is the game winner.
game 3 is tuesday. i got a chance to meet with both smiths. amazing. big deal. >> thank you. 56 degrees on tv hill. so much to come in the next half-hour. >> osama bin laden dead. thte 10-year manhunt. -- the 10-year manhunt. >> marylanders are telling us what they think about the big bin laden news. >> if you travel in harford county, there are some closures because of an accident.
>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. john collins has a quick look at the forecast. >> rain is not going to be a major thing today. the threat of a sharp will be
hanging over our heads all the lot -- the threat of a shower will be hanging over our heads all day long. a few showers in our area. this radar view is showing an overstays was heading towards the shore. we could see some light spotty showers or sprinkles today. maybe if the initial hour later on today. the real rain threat increases by late tomorrow into wednesday morning. i will detail that coming up. stick around. >> american special forces killed osama bin laden in a rate in pakistan. president obama broke the news last night. >> it was a dramatic raid that was months in the making. brian moore has more from 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. >> marylanders are reacting to the news of osama bin laden's death. george lettis is live with some of what early risers are saying this morning. >> we are here at a gas station on falls road. we're getting people's reaction. many of you most likely will think about 9/11 today. here is a conversation i had with a man of early this morning. i asked him what he thought. >> late last night, around maybe
11:00 p.m., i heard it on the news and i was kind of like, happy, you know, the cost it is about time they caught him and put everybody to peace in the united states. >> where were you on 9/11? >> i was in my house in my bedroom watching television. that is when i saw what the world trade center's blown up and that was like, whoa. >> so remembering the horror of that day. we killed the guy that masterminded the whole thing. what sort of emotions run through your heart when you think about that day two years ago? >> i was thinking about all those people that were inside that building that died, families, that had families that
had been there. i think it is a good release for them that they caught him. >> all right. facebook is a big source of reaction this morning. one of my friends said about four years ago - "oh, what's a night. i love this country." george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> we are tracking a few problems as you prepare for your morning commute. southbound 95 at 543, a disabled vehicle. we are tracking some closures along northbound 543 shut down at pulaski highway. in reisterstown, a rescue happening. in the city, word of an accident at fulton avenue and mulberry streets. still in good shape.
a bit sluggish on the west side, 46 miles per hour is just past 795. this is a 95 coming up harford county at 543. in smoothly so far appeared the disabled vehicle is off to the right shoulder. this is 70 west of the beltway. traffic is sluggish as you approach the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. does get the latest on the forecast with john. >> -- let's get the latest on the forecast with john. >> nothing significant. in some cases, just sprinkles. temperatures are a bit cooler to start with but not too bad. 55 at the airport. the barometer is high but will be showing a fall in tennessee today. the breeze will be from the south and it will pick up. small craft advisories out in
streets. may is national bicycle month. this is the largest cycling event in the country. >> an airline attendants in hong kong are learning to defend themselves. the need to handle unruly passengers. these ladies are learning a style of come flow -- kung fu. 56 degrees on tv hill. we will check the headlines when we come back to. >> the world's most wanted man is dead. details, coming up. >> new details of an accident in reisterstown. there is a downed tree. >> a lot of clouds today. there could be a few showers and sprinkles. the forecast is coming up.
>> welcome back. three men are recovering after being stabbed. this happened saturday at florida road. police believe there could be some kind of altercation at a fair. no word on their conditions. a man is dead after shooting a woman and then turning the gun on himself. officers responded around 4:30 p.m. on sunday. the woman was rushed to the hospital. police are investigating why and how long a boy was trapped in a closet with his father's body. najib abdullah and his son were
reportedly found in a vacant home in the jessup area. this happened on saturday afternoon. it is believed the father was last seen with this signed on last tuesday. the child was not harmed. it is not known how the father died. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> let's update you on your morning commute. in reisterstown, we have a downed tree after an accident that took place a short time ago. some closures in effect. be extra careful. in the city, attracting some problems at mulberry street because of an accident. there is a problem at pulaski highway and 543. so far so good in terms of delays. 83's checking out fine.
southbound 295 is slow down towards 197. this is an 95 at 543. no impact at all. so far so good at white marsh down towards the beltway. a nice ride on the west side with volume picking up at the northwest corner. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we first looked at the radar. i have circled baltimore. in baltimore county, and into the northeast section of carroll county come we have some sprinkles. same in 7 carroll county. western howard county out towards frederick, as well. a spotty showers or sprinkle activity and around the district of columbia. there was more out to the west earlier but it is moving eastward. it is not very significant activity. in many cases, just some sprinkles. we will have that threat all day
long. at cambridge, a 55. parkton, 54. frederick, 52. most of our readings have been in the 50's. 51 in frostburg. the mild temperatures even out in western maryland. we have broken into a flow of air that reaches all the way up into upstate new york and parts of canada. this is running ahead of a cold front. 50's in ohio. 30's in minnesota. there is a cold front out to the west. everything is moving slowly in the atmosphere. shower activity is moving into our area. this has to dissipate before the cold front can move in. it will be a slow process that will take until wednesday morning until the front goes through.
it is out to the west. we do have a range chance. it is kind of far away today and it will move into the mound sunday -- we do have a rain chance. it will be -- it will move into the mountains. temperature today will be around 70 with mostly cloudy skies. some of you could see some sunshine breaks especially east and south east. a few sprinkles today. it will not be raining all day. not that kind of dead. 68 to 73 today. the wind will be 10 to 15 miles per hour. small craft advisories will be out on the bay said. most of the rain is off to the northwest. as we get into tuesday and tuesday night, the rain transit do go up. a cold front will be
approaching. this will happen to sennight into wednesday which reduces the severe chances a bit. once that passes, we should try out -- this will happen wednesday night -- tuesday night into wednesday morning. we may see -- today will be minimal. tomorrow night into wednesday will be the highest chance for rain. kind of cool on wednesday. by the weekend, rain trances return to the forecast. >> thank you. osama bin laden is a dead. >> that announcement from president obama late last night during an address to the nation. this was the scene last night outside of the white house. tara mergener isn't washington with the latest on his death. >> osama bin laden was killed sunday by u.s. forces in pakistan after a decade-long
manhunt. >> today at my direction, the united states launched a targeted operation against that compound in pakistan. a small team of americans carried out the operation with extraordinary courage and 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 sunday's helicopter raid came following intelligence bin laden had been hiding inside a mansion. women and children hiding there were also reportedly taken into custory. bin laden was the mastermind behind the 9/11 terror attacks on new york city, washington, d.c., and pennsylvania. it set off a chain of events that led the united states into wars in afghanistan and then iraq. the president says bin laden's death is a major step forward in the fight to defeat al-qaeda.
>> the american people did not choose this fight. it came to our shores and started with the senseless slaughter of our citizens. >> former president bush spoke with president obama last night and issued this statement -- "the fight against terror goes on. but tonight, america has sent an unmistakable message -- no matter how long it takes, justice will be done." and following the announcement, u.s. diplomatic facilities around the world were placed on high alert. in washington, i'm tara mergener. >> some reaction coming now from a dutch ruppersberger. 11 news spoke with him on the phone last night and this is a bloody had to say. -- this is what he had to say. >> we had been advised throughout the last couple of months, a few of us, that there 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 now. we have gotten many, many
leads, but none of them have been this strong. because remember, bin laden would never communicate other than corriders. now, if you want to kill a snake, you cut its head off. and it was important for us against a war against al-qaeda and terrorism that we prove that we did get osama bin laden. by the way, this puts us in a very unique position, i believe, throughout the world. and also a good position against the terrorists themselves to say, if you're going to be our enemmy, you're going to attack us, we're going to come and get you. >> we have more political reaction on our website. you'll find reaction from barbara mikulski and ben cardin. it is all on wbaltv.com. that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- how will osama bin laden's death impact the u.s. war on terror?
>> we will post more of your answers on the front page of wbaltv.com. here is meredith vieira for a look at what is coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. we will have complete coverage on the death of osama bin laden, the most wanted man in the world. we'll have the new details on the raid and how the leader was tracked down after years of searching. the emotional display around the
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left flank and taking up the left-center lane. the vehicle is on its side. it will be awhile before they clear it. 60 miles per hour at that stress. let's look at some of the other problems. we still have a downed tree in reisterstown spirit we're tracking this -- mulberry. the other problem is northbound 543 at pulaski highway. >> cundiff if the for the next couple of days. >> -- kind of iffy for the next couple of days. >> some showers and sprinkles activity out west. some of you may see a break of sunshine and maybe a rumble of thunder by the end of the day. brain changes go up in little tomorrow. a cold front moves in tuesday night. we try out for a couple of days.