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live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> i thought about all the moments and you just about playing and say i will catch this to go to the super bowl. you can get overwhelmed. >> media day magic. answering questions from reporters around the world. >> there has never been a question. to entertain stupid like that -- >> there were some serious topics discussed during media day. ray's response kept things moving in a light-hearted manner. >> what do you want to hear on the stadium on sunday. >> i love when the play the have
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anthem. >> jennifer franciotti has fan reaction. good morning. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> traffic and weather together. >> we have l little fog -- we have a little fog. storms will visit us in maryland overnight. visibility is down to a quarter mile in some spots. we will see a wide range of temperatures today. i think we'll get through the date dry. big thunderstorms are possible tonight. >> good morning. one problem spot.
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down towards d.c. it is on the capital beltway. only the right lane are open right now. is that route 50 on the outer loop and the inner loop of 495. that could cause some problems. 65 on 95 in the northeast corner. 54 along the topside of the j.f.x. very light volume at this early hour. same story on 795 at franklin boulevard. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> john leopold is suspended following a split verdict in his misconduct trial. >> he could still lose his job
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altogether. sarah sampson has details. >> the judge called leopold's conduct outrageous and beyond any authority he possessed. leopold was found bill -- guilty on two counts. he forced county employees to do personal chores like making them and be his year-eurine. he was acquitted of a fraud charge that could've put him in jail. >> the conduct represented poor judgment. >> whenever you seek an indictment, you are seeking an indictment on all counts. it was a difficult case. >> right now leopold is
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suspended. the county plans to introduce a measure to remove him from office permalloy. john hammond is the acting county executive. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> testimony continues to the michael johnson murder trial. jurors heard the statement johnson gave to police. he said he last saw her sleeping on a sofa. he is accused of murdering phylicia barnes. back to the practice field for the ravens and 49ers. >> the sights and sounds range from the serious to the silly. some were dressed as super heroes.
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they could ask any questions they wanted. anquan boldin talked about what it learned from his previous super bowl appearance. >> at the end of the day, you have to play the game. you want to be prepared to go in and win the game. one thing i took away is you don't want to walk away not holding that trophy. >> they hope the team will hold the trophy on sunday and brings it back to baltimore. ediat of fans were at mi day. >> jennifer franciotti tells us about their view of the festivities. >> it was insane. i want to talk about what is going on behind me.
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we're under a wind warning. all of louisiana under some kind of a storm. we are expecting severe weather. we were told to be prepared for tornado warnings. this should be a fast-moving storm. the rest of the day is supposed to be nice. if my hat blows off, now you know why. there were photographers and reporters getting interviews. we were all taking pictures of each other. the 49ers took the field first. they were followed by the ravens. there are about fish -- 15
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booths set up. matt burr, ray rice, were there. you could walk up to them and ask them everything. neat thing, the fans to watch in all. the purple nation was law represented. >> it is crazy. it is great to see everybody. >> it is unbelievable. we always wanted to be here. what a way to do it. >> $25 to get into the superdome. a lot of these folks do not have
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tickets to the game on sunday. if you like to know how the players feel about the fans, we will hear from coach harbaugh. back to you guys. >> thank you. there is a slide show on our web page including everything you need to know. just click ravens on the top of the home page. 5:08. what should americans do about gun violence? this is traffic on the west side at baltimore national pike.
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>> more discussions will take place on how to end gun violence. there will be a hearing later this morning. president obama made a number of proposals in response to the recent tragedy in newtown, connecticut. we have a live report from washington coming up in about 15 minutes. >> john kerry will be the next secretary of state replacing hillary clinton. he received all but three votes . >> now weather and traffic
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together on the 1's. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have a bad crash down towards d.c. it is on the outer loop of 495 at 50. it is blocking most of the lanes. this is the capital beltway at 50. it is quite an accident. that will leave from backups from the north and east. will cause some big delays. we are looking okay on the major roadways. seven minutes on 95 northbound between 100 and the beltway. west side of the beltway, 55 miles per hour.
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things are moving just fine at baltimore national pike. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. we are starting out with some fog. it is widespread. 41 at martin state airport. it will be foggy this morning. we should make it to about 65 this afternoon. i think the thunderstorms will hold off until tonight. >> 65 in january. loving it. 5:13. >> should distracting tweeters get tehe boot? ♪
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now you have the power to lower gas prices with the bp visa with pump rewards. apply at >> welcome back. 49 degrees downtown. there is some patchy fog in the suburbs. visibility may be down to a quarter of a mile. temperatures jumped way to the 60's yesterday. wide range of temperatures this morning. 41 degrees at the airport. 37 in hagerstown.
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61 at state college. between 60 and 70 today. a strong cold front is moving across the country. you get showers and thunderstorms. there are some big ones through the ohio valley. i think these storms will arrive in maryland tonight. there is the possibility of some strong thunderstorms. we're in the risk area for severe weather. with gusts -- wind gusts may be 60 miles per hour. a slight chance for a shower tonight. wide range in temperatures. it gets colder going into the
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weekend. 30's super bowl weekend. maybe some snow showers or flurries on sunday. >> one problem spot of note around the capital beltway around washington. the accident is on the outer loop around 50. only the right lane is squeezing by. this is 50 at the capital beltway. that will cause some problems on 50 and 295. 54 on the j.f.x. things are moving fine north and southbound. same story on the west side of the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
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>> if you've ever been in a theater and been distracted by a cell phone, one performance center is trying to do away with that nuisance. we have more on the tweet seats. >> things are changing at the providence performance center. >> it is important to get that word out and twitter is the perfect vehicle for that. >> the theater has allowed tweeting during four other performances. >> there are enjoying it and it is the first reaction. >> we have seen a broad range of tweet seaters. it runs the gamut in terms of
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the interest level. >> sometimes it is only allowed in intermission. >> it does engage people. >> taking precaution to limit distraction. >> they are asked to reduce the brightness of their phones or tablets. >> they have to be quiet so not to distract the other patrons. we ask they do not reveal plot lines. >> it is cheap to tweet. the average person sends a dozen tweets per performance. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you like the idea of having a
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special wrote in a theater just for people that want to tweet? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to give me a second i will send you a tweet. >> the new blackberry is finally here. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. toyota recalling more than a million vehicles including the corolla because the airbags may spontaneously deploy. if you have a heated jacket, stop wearing it immediately. it can cost a burn hazard. you can get a refund at
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investigators looking into what is wrong with the dream liner and not asking for a full history of the batteries. all 50 streamliners remain grounded. what the fed has to say as they wrap up a meeting. after the close, we will hear from facebook. blackberry is on the comeback trail. the new blackberry 10 will be showed off today. you can keep personal and work identities separate. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> good morning.
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we have some fog out there but no rain. 41 right now. we'll make it up to 65 this afternoon. the thunderstorms are possible overnight tonight. they will reach atlantic tonight. dry in denver, 44. let's check the roads. >> we have a bad situation on the capital beltway. there is a crash on the outer loop at 50. you can see it is quite a m ess. all lanes are blocked except for one in each direction on the capital beltway. we'll keep an eye on this.
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55 on the west side of the baltimore beltway. j.f.x. looks fine salt of the beltway in and out of the city. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> what are you doing? >> i was just tweeting you. >> i am at the anchor desk. 5:24. >> powerful voices delivering a powerful message. key players will give their take about gun violence.
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members from the senate will hear from >> members from the senate will hear from both sides on the gun debate. >> hallie jackson has the latest on the story. this face-offup on capitol. in one corner, the head of the nra who is expected to testify against universal background checks. in the other corner, mark kelly backing stronger restrictions on firearms. he and his wife for day pro-gun control group. president obama laid out his -- back to you. >> hallie jackson, thank you.
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>> 5:27. 42 degrees. >> a split verdict in the trial of john leopold. that story's coming up. >> i was blown away by media day yesterday. details are straight ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪ ♪ over the river and down the road ♪
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i am stan stovall. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> a mother faces murder charges in the death of her daughter. the girl died at the hospital. the child's mother, qucelia baldero, tried to take her own life. >> police are investigating their third officer involved shooting in three days. there were gunshots heard on tuesday evening. officers shot the suspect after he refused to drop his gun.
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>> a teenager returns to court today. he has a hearing for a motion to transfer his case from an adult court to a juvenile court. he faces nine counts of attempted murder for a shooting at perry hall high school. >> 5:31. weather and traffic on the 1's. >> it was in the 60's yesterday with sunshine. a slight chance for a sprinkle today. the best chance for rain will be tonight. 41 at the airport. i think we will make it up to 65 this afternoon. we could get some heavy rain tonight. 40's tomorrow.
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cold for super bowl weekend. big changes are coming up in the temperature department. we could get some big storms tonight. >> the big problem is on the capital beltway. traveling south on 95 or west on 50, there is it bad crash on the other loop of the capital beltway and route 50. only the right lane of the inner and outer loops are getting by. that will cause some big backups. you might want to consider an alternate. 65 on 95 in the northeast corner. 55 on the west side of the beltway.
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55 on the topside of the j.f.x. things are moving fine in and out of the city. this is baltimore national pike. we are looking good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a split verdict in the misconduct trial of john leopold. >> the council could make that permanent. sarah sampson is live of more details. good morning. >> later today the county council is planning to introduce a measure that would remove leopold for good. the judge called leopold's conduct outrageous and beyond any authority he possessed. john leopold did not have much to say.
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>> disappointed in the verdict. it has been our position from the outset that the contract represented poor judgment as opposed to a criminal conduct. >> leopold was acquitted of another misconduct charge and a fraud charge. he uses detail to force them to do personal chores, making them empty his urine bag. prosecutors are pleased with the verdict. >> you are seeking a conviction on all counts. it was a difficult case. >> several former employees were in the courtroom. >> bullying is not illegal. a lot of people have been hurt.
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it was frightening to come forward. >> by law, leopold must be suspended. >> we have been laboring under this cloud for a long time. it is not over yet but the end is coming. >> the council will appoint a new county executive, possibly within the next several weeks. john hammond is the acting county executive. sarah sampson, wbal-tv 11 news. >> one of the best parts about media day is reporters can mask an athlete and the question. >> vernon davis played for the university of maryland. he didn't play at the same time as torrey smith. davis said his time at maryland
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did leave a marked. >> it is a hometown team for me. to play against the ravens, in means a lot to me. >> one of us is going to lose. it the way the university of maryland wins. >> there is a small chance any terms of fans will be rooting for him and the 49ers on sunday. there were plenty of ravens fans in the superdome for media day yesterday. >> jennifer franciotti was there as well. >> it was so cool. each energy level was so exciting to see. they were taking pictures themselves. oths.ayers took to the bo
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everybody was in a good mood. i saw lots of smiles. coach harbaugh was asked many questions about what it was like to play against his brother. one question had to do with the fans. he talked about the fans sendoff in baltimore. he knows purple will be represented on sunday. >> just like we always do at home. i'm sure there'll be a lot of fans here. we'll probably hear all the fans bacchant maryland. we take those fans with us. they will be with us here. >> well said. you know how important it is to
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feel appreciated by the team and by the coach. that was outstanding. ravens players like looking up in the stands. more coming up in the newscasts. dean pees came up to me and said the sendoff in baltimore on monday was better than any sendoff he ever had when he was coaching for the patriots. that was quite a compliment to the fans in baltimore. now back to you. >> thank you. you can watch our ravens countdown show. jerry sandusky will bring you highlights from each day every night at 753:30. >> 42 degrees, 5:38.
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directors might be the most important meal but what about lunch and dinner -- breakfast might be the most important male. don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you like the idea of having a special row in a theater just for people that want to tweet? you can share your response on, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> a new study suggests when you eat is as important as what you eat if you are trying to lose weight. >> lunch was typically the
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largest meal of the day. everybody ate the same number of calories. late lunchers lost 17 pounds. americans who eat dinner later in the evening may have a harder time losing weight. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. there are no delays on the mta. on the capital beltway, only one lane is open in each direction at 50 because of a bad crash. one lane getting by in each direction. 11 minutes in the outer loop of the northeast corner of the baltimore beltway. 17 on 895 northbound.
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harford road, inner and outer loops are moving just fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we have some patchy fog. a mixture of sun and clouds. a slight chance for a rain shower. a good chance for storms tonight after sunset. 65. the wind will pick up on the bay later this afternoon. we'll check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> 5:43. >> charities are cashing in, too. >> ava marie live at a local deli and helping a good
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>> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. we have a bad accident on the capital beltway. the crash is right at route 50. one right lane getting by on the inner loop. traffic looks like is stopped on the outer loop of the capital beltway. that will cause some big problems into the d.c. area. looking good on the harrisburg expressway. 60 miles per hour at padonia. the baltimore beltway is looking good. moving just fine at baltimore national pike. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
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>> it was a beautiful day yesterday. that front has dipped into maryland. 41 at the airport. 44 at parkton. we should be able to get into the 60's this afternoon. a strong cold front is moving in. big thunderstorms early this morning across portions of the ohio valley. wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour. there is it slight chance we could get some severe weather in baltimore. it would be tonight after sunset. we could get into the severe weather band with heavy rains.
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just keep that in mind. fog this morning and maybe a sprinkle. a chance for thunderstorms this evening. a wide range of temperatures. things are going to change tomorrow. temperatures are going to drop into the 40's. 40's this weekend with a chance for light snow or flurries on friday and sunday. big changes in the temperature department. ava will let you know about some stacking the options for the super bowl -- snacking option. >> i'm alive a deli in downtown baltimore. i'm here with mark. this has been in your family for
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three generations. >> my grandmother and grandfather came up with this wonderful idea to sell sandwiches for five cents. >> you guys have expanded a little bit. a lot of people will be coming in for treats. >> this is our biggest weekend of the year. we will be open on sunday. it is our biggest day. we're very excited. >> how can people start to order? >> they can go to the website or call us here. we have a fax number. just tell us what you want. we have delivery available.
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any size of party. >> incredible. you made a bet with a relative in san francisco. if the ravens lose, you'll be donating $500 to charity in san francisco. first we will get a check of the forecast down at the super bowl. thunderstorms are moving through this morning. temperatures will be cooling down behind that front. temperatures falling in the 50's this afternoon. we will keep an eye out for the reporters. that is the latest happening here. >> thank you.
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many local businesses are cashing in. some charities are also benefiting. >> we have these great t-shirts. a portion of the proceeds goes to the als foundation. he was diagnosed with the condition back in 2007. another charity also benefiting from the super bowl. tickets for the game are being sold on ebay and donating the money. >> the moms and kids are sleeping on cots. it is a converted school. there's so much need here. >> he hopes the tickets will
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get $5,000 for the shelter. 5:51. keith mills has our super bowl update. >> traffic and weather together. >> the situation on the capital beltway seems to be improving. it looks like only one lane is closed on the outer loop. you can still see some delays on 50. 60 on 795 in baltimore. 55 on the west side of the beltway. things are moving just fine on the inner and outer loops. harford road is looking good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11.
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>> good morning. 41 at the airport. 65 this afternoon. a good chance for showers and thunderstorms tonight. some could be strong. stay with us.
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>> good morning. it is a good thing the ravens are not playing outside today because wind would be a major factor. the ravens will practice today at tulane university. we want to update you on a was a big store yesterday. the headliner was ray lewis. he denied a story that he used a banned substance by the nfl. the story said he used deer antler spray. john harbaugh and the ravens do
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not seem concerned about it. ray lewis denied the story. >> there has never been a question if i thought about using any thing. to entertain stupid like that, tell him to try to get his story on somebody else. >> that was ray lewis. ray lewis has never failed a drug test. the league has not contacted the ravens about the story. as for media day, the ravens embraced the circus within a circus, much like they did 12 years ago. this is one of the great events in american sports. joe flacco among the many ravens who was the center of attention yesterday in his first
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super bowl. >> i don't know if i would say i am dull but i'm probably close to it. we have played in some big games but nothing like this. i'm the kind of person that will handle that pretty well. you never know until you're put in that situation. i hope we get good, positive feelings from the and we got there and play. >> joe flacco seems very at ease into his first super bowl. the ravens are as focused a football team as they keep their eye on the prize. much more comith
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