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did. you could feel the magic and hear the magic over and over again. >> the orioles beat the yankees 10-6. i know you were at the game. >> it was great. and beating the yankees. >> we do have some rain in the forecast coming late on saturday. it feels like summer outside. we're starting out near 69 degrees. many may be leaving the house without a jacket. dew points are relatively humid. hour hike into the upper 80's to low 90's -- our high in the upper 80's to low 90's.
a few of you will have to watch out for raindrops later today. the changes on the way. >> good morning. not a bad start. no incidents at this hour. 62 through the park filled region. 60 as you make your way down the west side -- 62 through the parkville region. 63 out of the white marsh area. a nice start for the glen burnie area, 56 100. here's a quick, live look at traffic. -- 56 at 100. north and southbound building but a smooth ride. maybe a little foggy. problem free at the moment.
that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> president obama and mitt romney had backed out on the campaign trail in new hampshire and iowa. >> tracie potts has the latest report from charlotte. >> after a final night of music, jokes -- >> it makes you nervous, doesn't it? >> and speeches. >> this man has occurred in his soul and a spine of steel. >> president obama laid out a choice between two visions. he rallied against too much government. >> we do not want bailouts for
banks that breaks the rules. >> he took a few jabs at mitt romney. he recounted major accomplishments. >> osama bin laden is dead. >> they cannot build them fast enough. >> the bulk of the speech aimed at the middle class. >> just to pay for another millionaire's tax cut. >> the president called for a million new manufacturing jobs and reducing the deficit by $4 trillion. >> i ask you tonight for your votes. >> if he gets another chance. today, back on the campaign
trail in new hampshire. mitt romney is rolling out a slew of new ads today. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> preparations are underway for the funeral of a baltimore city police officer. nadia ramdass has the details of. >> police officer forrest taylor will be laid to rest today. he leaves behind a wife and two children. the veteran died late last week after complications from surgery. the surgery stemmed from an accident he was involved with while on duty. he had been responding to a call with his signal lights on, ran through a red light, and collided with another car. officials are considering it a
line of duty death. services for officer taylor are scheduled for later today on 5200 north charles street in north baltimore. visitation begins at 10:00 a.m.. be advised a traffic advisory has been issued due to the funeral service. expect traffic delays on charles street which will be closed. it is expected to be closed until 1:00 p.m. today. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. harford county sheriff's office after a deputy was killed in on duty. he crossed two lanes of traffic
and crashed into two trees. investigators were to remove him from the vehicle -- investigators worked to remove him from the vehicle. >> it is indicative of the close ties we have in law enforcement. >> he was pronounced dead at the scene. >> the city of baltimore are remembering art modell this morning. >> he died early thursday morning at the age of 87. >> a local football field bearing the modell name, they a lasting legacy. they worked with the kennedy krieger institute. >> they were there for us for
anything that we needed. they loved the children that we cared for. >> they did not want the acknowledgement necessarily. >> a close friend and they wanted to be a service to baltimore because they bealefeld to baltimore had done so much for them. >> there will be a tribute tomorrow at m&t bank stadium. fans can come and pay their respects. parking will be free. you can read more condolences on our website, wbaltv.com. can see the legacy left behind. >> 69 degrees on tv hill. the entertainment industry will take over the airwaves to raise money for cancer. >> we will cover the nation.
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we're watching. we have leslie to the left and michael to the right. michael is starting to decrease and has dropped down to a category two. traveling up towards the north we have hurricane leslie. still a concern for bermuda. now taking a more easily track. not a major concern for the east coast of the united states. stay tuned. >> a jury finds drew peterson guilty of murdering his third wife. the jury decided the woman was murdered. her death was initially declared an accidental drowning. it wasn't until his fourth wife
went missing that the other death was investigating. a practical joke at an airport. a man was arrested. he was taken off the flight after authorities received an anonymous call that he was traveling with a dangerous substance. that turned out to be a hoax. police noted he was wanted on several outstanding warrants and he was arrested. >> the annual stand up to cancer telethon will be held tonight. the same telethon will be aired to raise money for cancer. the goal is to move cancer research forward.
no problems or delays at this hour. 64 on the north side over towards the harrisburg expressway. 59 and this past 70. problem free on 795. looking good on 95, 64 miles per hour. 61 on eastbound 70 in towards 29. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 50 at sandy point. no delays to report. a little heavier from the eastern shore. this is 83 at york road. southbound traffic is very light down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. dave allen at the mta. good morning. >> good morning. we have it diversions at
monument and patterson park for the sinkhole. 27, 51, 91 buses diverting at rogers avenue metro station. brunswick train 870 is 10 minutes late. metro subway and light rail are looking good. now here's ava marie. >> thank you. a few showers showing up out there bang. some thunderstorms moving across pennsylvania. leftover rain showers heading into lancaster county. a little bit of activity on 95 down towards the d.c. you could encounter a little bit of fog.
temperatures are still pretty mild. randallstown, 68. the dew point temperatures have dropped down a couple of degrees. 67 at the airport. mid 60's into the mountains. slowly the air is getting dreier. we have those clouds towards the north. we're waking up to mostly clear skies. there is a cold front that could spark off an isolated shower or thunderstorm. the real monster is behind it on saturday. a chance for thunderstorms as we get into saturday night. look how powerful that cold front is. 45 degrees in montana. 56 degrees in south dakota. cold air will be coming in
behind this system. a couple of isolated thunderstorms ahead of the first front. it is the second front that we have to watch out for. some of those storms could be on the severe side. mostly sunny skies today. most of you will stay dry. highs today in the upper 80's to the low 9 90's. a chance for storms late into saturday night. 80 degrees by sunday. 70's on monday into tuesday. >> the next time you fly through thurgood marshall airport, you could be doing it
with spirit. spirit airlines will begin service to dallas, fort worth. most schools will finish off their second week of classes today. remember to include rules about good manners. the rules of etiquette remain the same. >> emily post had to deal with this when the telephone rang. she had to talk with people about whether you enter that or not. now we are talking about the mobile devices we have. >> anna post still preaches the virtues of good manners. many children have a mobile
devices in hand. >> whether it is at the dinner table or on the sidelines at a soccer match, kids are absorbing how you are using your mobile devices. these rules should apply to the kids and to mom and dad, too. we have a rule about whether mom and dad can take a text. >> also abide by the rules at school. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what breach of cell phone etiquette and noise to the most? you can share your response on
wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> i cannot stand when carlotta texts when i read. the monthly jobs report from the labor department. ellen braitman has our business report. >> it means something to all of us. especially politicians leading up to the elections. it is jobs day. 130,000 workers added in august. it would be the 43rd straight month it has happened. 7% unemployment in maryland as of july. folks are still hurting in the baltimore and towson regions.
stock futures are a little bit higher. there was a surge yesterday. worries over the european debt crisis eased and encouraging jobs numbers. let's talk about mccormick. shares rising more than 1.5%. a doubling its sales projections for emerging markets. sales are rising due in part to new items like memphis pit barbecue products. the first official nfl sunday has not kicked off but sales for super bowl ads on fire. spots are about 90% sold out and going for $3.8 million, beating the record $3.5 million.
the consecutive games streak for cal ripken. the iron man went bronze. >> a bigger person playing the person of shortstop and was proud of the success that i had and proud of the time that i played there. i think it captured who was at shortstop. >> a very good like this. jim palmer and eddie murphy were at -- and eddie murray were at last night's game. >> everybody got statuettes. >> you picked a good game to go to. >> 5:27. 69 degrees on tv hill.
>> the conventions are over and both candidates are ready to hit the campaign trail running. >> baltimore city police officers will be saying goodbye officers will be saying goodbye to one of th now sink your teeth into that big n' toasted if you're ready to soar. good. exits are here, here, and here. a big day calls for the big n' toasted breakfast sandwich. grab yours at dunkin' donuts.
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mirena does not protect against hiv or stds. oh, i can wait a little longer. ask about mirena. when you have time. did you know ? if you choose mirena to prevent pregnancy, it's also approved to treat heavy periods. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. purple friday. you can support the orioles by wearing purple and carrying something orange. >> what do you think? >> you can pull it off.
>> own it, right? >> own it. >> great weather last night for the ball game. >> maybe some isolated thunderstorms today. thunderstorms on saturday. near 69 degrees this morning. it will feel rather warm as we get into the afternoon. expect a lot of sunshine and a few isolated thunderstorms. we have some major changes on the way with a cold front that changes for the good. >> a nice commute is what we're looking at right now. up to date.u 64 heading southbound on 95 coming out of the white marsh area.
58 traveling over towards parkville. on the west side, a 59 past 70. problem free on the b-w parkway. here's a quick, live look at traffic. across the bay bridge, no delays at the toll plaza. everything flowing well on the bay bridge. this is 83 at york road. southbound traffic is up to speed down to the beltway. so far so good on the j.f.x. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> the sprint to election day begins after president obama made his speech to finish off the convention season. >> the much anticipated jobs report comes out. >> tara mergener joins us with their report.
>> on the heels of the big speech, president obama is hoping the august job numbers are a bit encouraging. no doubt the mitt romney camp will be paying attention, too. president obama expected his party's nomination and ask for four more years to finish the job. >> millions of innocent americans lost their jobs, their homes, their life savings. a tragedy from which we're still fighting to recover. >> the economy remains the number-one issue with voters. progress has been slow. >> so now you have a choice between a strategy that reverses this progress or one that builds on it. >> 23 million americans are out
of work. both campaigns are watching the numbers closely. >> expect the republicans are going to jump on this instantaneously. >> analysts do not expect much movement in either direction before november. >> start putting the backlog of unemployed workers back to work. that is what we have not begun to see. >> if you share that hope with me, i ask you tonight for your vote. [cheers] >> it is back to the campaign trail. president obama and mitt romney campaigning in iowa and new hampshire today. both are key battleground states. >> has the mitt romney camp had
any reaction to the president's speech? >> the romney camp did issue a statement that says the president laid out a choice making a case for the same failed policies over the last four years. americans will hold the president accountable and it is time to change direction. >> hundreds will gather to remember a baltimore city police officer. nadia ramdass is live in north baltimore with the details. >> good morning. this pit the joke will be packed with loved ones who want to honor the life of officer ylor.esst ta he died last week after
complications from surgery. the surgery stemmed from an accident taylor was involved in a back in february. he had been responding to a call with his signal lights on. he collided with another car. officials are considering it a line of duty death. services are scheduled for later this morning here at the cathedral of mary our queen's on north charles street. visitation begins at 10:00 a.m. followed by the funeral at 11:00 a.m. a traffic advisory and has been issued for the funeral. charles street will be closed from northern parkway to coldspring lane. it will be closed until 1:00 p.m. today. nadia ramdass, wbal-tv 11 news. >> two people are behind bars
following a high-speed police pursuit. skyteam 11 was over the scene yesterday evening. they were attempting to serve a search warrant when the suspect and his passenger to cough. the incident ended on southbound 95 near the beltway. there were drugs and guns. >> police are working on a problem that they need to fix. more truck drivers are parking along 83. starting today, they will crack down, particularly in the hunt valley area. this can be a major factor in deadly collisions. people should plan ahead and park off the highway. >> 69 degrees on tv hill.
sunny skies. near 90 degrees near baltimore and d.c. near 80 degrees in the mountains. you may see an isolated storm later today. better chances for storms tomorrow. details coming up. >> more americans are getting a blood cholesterol screening. >> new report says there is room for improvement. 41 states fell short of a goal by the cdc. screen rates were lowest among hispanics and those with lower levels of education. drinking wine can be healthy for women. >> men can reap the benefits, as well.
that 60 men were studied. they followed a common diet. they tried each beverage for four weeks at a time. the most significant effect when men drank not alcoholic wine. the risk for stroke went down 20%. i didn't know there was non alcoholic wine. >> 5:42. 69 degrees on tv hill. the orioles use the long ball to beat the yankees. >> the new fall lineups are getting ready to premier. sara has a conversation with steve harvey.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. right now not tracking any problems. shipping up to be a nice start. 64 south on 95 from the white marsh area. over towards towson, 62 in the outer loop. the j.f.x. not bad at all. 11 minutes to get you through the north side stretch. on 895 south down to the harbor tunnel, nine minutes. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update of 70 at 29. traffic looks great. no incidents to report.
this is 795 and problem free traveling southbound down towards the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. good morning. >> we have some delays on the brunswick line. delays up to 15 minutes. we have brunswick 870 10 to 15 minutes late. check your schedules for marc trains. metro subway and light rail are looking good. monuments a at and patterson park. i am dave allen. here is ava marie. >> thank you. the nation celebrated fashions night out last night. i was at the towson town center
test.red there was a const i was one of the judges. this is the person that won. she is in a beautiful teal dress. she was fabulous on the catwalk. she was amazing. she said she keeps her patterns over time. she said the styles come back into fashion. she won the $500 gift card. let's check the forecast. it is mild. temperatures around 68 in college park. the dew point temperatures have dropped down a little bit.
68 in annapolis. 64 in frostburg. this is a good news. the forecast for today -- >mostly sunny skies. low 9 90's this afternoon. maybe an isolated thunderstorm by the afternoon -- low 90's this afternoon. not a lot of clouds in the sky. that could change as we get into the weekend. a big change in our temperature as we get into the weekend. this will come in two parts. the second one will cause a major dip in the temperatures. 40's across montana. very chilly air.
we could see some powerful storms on saturday evening. then a big change in the temperatures. still warm today, near 90 degrees. 60% chance for thunderstorms saturday evening. breezy conditions on sunday. it will feel like football weather on monday for the ravens. >> he is the newest addition to wbal-tv's daytime lineup, steve harvey. >> he was amazing. everything he touches turns to gold. i got an inside look on how we plans to tackle daytime. he is taking the world by storm. comedian, author steve harvey is the newest addition to the wbal
daytime lineup. he assumes the role of talk-show hosts. the talking part is not new. i made the trip to chicago to see his new digs. do you ever get tired of talking? >> not when there is checks attached. >> he clearly still has it. he will be seen every weekday. he is poised to tackle everything from relationships on. he takes a simple approach. >> it is nice but you cannot just go to a guy in say, we need to talk. then the defense of walls go up
and his mind starts bracing. "can i say just one thing?" >> the comedic approach has gone harvey far. do you feel any pressure to make the show funny? >> there is pressure to make a good. not even a question when to be funny is a bit challenging. >> can i say just one thing? his new show is weekdays at 2:00 p.m. >> if you can do it under two days. i hear his show got great numbers. 5:51. the orioles swing their way to a great start against the yankees.
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>> good morning. what is it about september 6 that the baseball gods have looked down on baltimore and said, this shall be your night. last night, one of the great nights in orioles history. 106, the birds -- 10-6, the birds win. matt wieters sets the tone. mark reynolds hit his seventh home run in seven games. the yankees scored five runs in the eighth inning. that scores curtis granderson and russell martin. the orioles do not flinch. adam jones.
he said it was the biggest hit of this night. mark reynolds again -- when he hits them, the ball launches off his bat. chris davis hits another home run. the os take round one from the yankees 10-6 and are tied for first -- the orioles take ground one. a sellout crowd. a crowd of 46,000 last night. mark reynolds said he was nervous. adam jones said he had goosebumps. cal ripken said, enjoy the september pennant race. cal making a back can play at shortstop. billy ripken and brady anderson addressing the crowd.
maybe the biggest guest of all, vi ripken in the crowd watching jr. say thanks to the crowd. tomorrow, a public viewing it on the field for art modell. he was more than just the owner to ozzie newsome and ray lewis. >> the greatest thing life offers is the opportunity to help someone. he was one of those guys, one of those spirits. >> based on all the texts, females and phone calls i've gotten from people, the impact that he had on my life, he had a major impact on their life, too. >> tomorrow at m&t bank stadium . >> more news after