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her. the owner of the home when the accident happened would not go on camera but said the dog was not his. investigators do not know how far the girl was dragged. the accident caused serious injuries. >> it just makes me want to cry. you just hope she's ok, that is she is going to pull through. >> there is no word this morning on the girl's condition. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. more witnesses will take the stand in the karla porter murder for trial story. took the andts on friday. one testified her symptoms are consistent with battered spouse system.-- syndrome there is a chance the case could go to the jury today.
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more tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. there was a weekend double shooting. it happened on saturday night in west baltimore. somebody shot two men. oath victims are still in stable condition. >> high speeds were a factor in an accident that sent three people to the hospital. vehicles.ound two one car was driving at a high rate of speed when the jive or approach the curb and struck the trees. moments later a second car went into the same curve and hit another tree. >> it appears that speed is one of the factors involved in this crash. they were following -- one
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vehicle was following another. they failed to negotiate a turn in the roadway. they went into the wooded area and both crashed into trees. --one driver is incident critical condition. other people were treated at hospitals. an accident in these baltimore sent four people to the hospital. it happened on sunday afternoon. there is no word on the condition of any of those victims. a man died after a lawnmowing accident in hagerstown. he was mowing a lawn at his home around 8:15 saturday night. ont is when the mower rolled top of him. cruised russian to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. >> 72 degrees at the airport.
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says there will be some changes in the handling of certain cases, like ordering lesser sentencing for low-level drug offenders. aret now federal businesses above capacity by nearly 40%. incarceratenot ourselves. andman was found unharmed hurricane after it was killed. an alert when our last week after investigators say dimaggio killed her mother and then took the teenager. they were spotted in idaho and alerted law enforcement. an infant willid have to answer to a different first name. the judge ordered this child to be known as martin because she believes messiah is a title
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reserved only for jesus christ. the judge took issue with the first name. the county has a large christian population. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a judge should have the right to change a child's first name? you can share your response on our facebook page, on twitter, or send us an e-mail to >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. not bad out there with just a few abstractions -- exceptions. we are not seeing much in the way of delays. we will keep you posted if thin start to change on the inner loop. outer loop traffic looks just fine. we have some closures at york road between padonia because of road work. per hour prior to
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100. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. traverse may have to worry about some fog this morning. the temperatures get close to the two-point near sunrise. 77 downtown. 69 in cockeysville. start to the day. we will be approaching highs near 90 downtown. it will feel warmer because it is so sticky out. most of your day will be dry. not the case tomorrow. >> thank you. 5:12. the houston market is taking-- the housing market is taking a bit of a turn. >> details of a problem
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we see it every time around this year. you may have a chance to see some of these shooting stars if you look right now until sunrise. you have to get away from the city lights to get a good glimpse of it. we are seeing some patchy clouds. 78 downtown. mid 70's's along the eastern shore. some patchy clouds and it has been mostly dry. some showers across pennsylvania. not the major focus for any storms today. we are watching a cold front that will be coming from the great lakes region. it will slide into maryland tomorrow. we may have to watch for the potential for severe weather. today will be a mix of clouds and sun.
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starting off with some patchy fog. mid to upper 80's later today. it will be sticky with the higher humidity. i do want to talk about tuesday. clouds are going to be passing through throughout the day. we will see multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms. these storms can last into thursday afternoon. the jetstream will be bringing in much cooler air to maryland. we have to watch more moisture along the shoreline. thatould mean some thunderstorms for the coast. it depends where the jetstream lines up. a big day for thunderstorms tomorrow. we will drop down in temperature for the rest of the week.
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the ravens will be back in town on thursday. rain chancestching this week especially along the coast. >> we have an inner loop accident at 70 with a right lane closure. it does not appear to be impacting traffic. building as you travel down towards edmondson. we have some road work at york road. you might want to consider 83 as your alternate. 10 minutes heading south on 95 between the beltway and 32. looking good at 50 at sandy point to inform the bay bridge -- to and from the bay bridge. >> maryland's tax-free week is officially here. shoppers will not have to pay the 6% tax on clothing and shoes
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that cost less than $100. the state takes a hit, according to peter franchot. >> we are going to lose about $5 million in tax revenue. ithink it is well worth because we are giving maryland families a break. and the small businesses. the second busiest shopping week of the year. >> he will recommend extending the event to include back to school supplies including pencils and backpacks. going -- between january and june, maryland have the third most foreclosures in the country. baltimore city has the largest share of foreclosures.
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the eastern shore is also feeling the affects. iphone may be here within a month. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. the nations retailers may be watching you more closely than you think. big-name stores keep return profiles and customers. the companies are trying to identify chronic returners. each year consumers return about $264 billion of merchandise, about nine percent of the total purchase. apple is expected to unveil its newest iphone and a special event on september 10. there will be a new fingerprint
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sensor. investors getting in the back- to-school mode. investors will be watching what the retailers say about back-to- school sales so far. fed stimulus could soon begin to end, it was stimulated. how about a self sharpening pencil? it is made with california cedar. the sharpener is in the handle. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. that would be an expensive cancel to chew on. not good. there could be some patchy fog. it could slow you down a couple of spots. we are watching some dense fog
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forming in virginia. that is well west of d.c. we will see a mix of clouds and sun. high temperatures in the mid to upper 80's. more storm chances coming up tomorrow. >> thank you. good morning. we have been tracking an accident on the west side up towards liberty road. the accident was first reported at liberty. we will say near liberty road. this is what it looks like at i- 70 leading up to the accident. you can see traffic is moving well. the outer loop is seen great shape. a left lane closed between padonia and timonium. take 83 as your alternate.
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those are the only delays we are reporting. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> 72 degrees at the airport. a surveillance predicament. >> more members of congress way in on the president's plan to revamp the surveillance program. what is next for edward snowden? >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a judge should have the right to change a child's first name? you can share your response on our facebook page, on twitter, or send us an e-mail to ♪
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leaker might be getting a visit soon. us with theion joins latest on this story. lawmakers are sounding off on the proposal by the president. >> that is right. arepresident and congress on vacation right now. they will face another showdown when they come back. the president announce new proposals to revamp the secret surveillance program. his criticism of edward snowden -- >> i do not think he is a patriot. >> in terms of him characterizing my son as a patriot. my son has spoken the truth. they say they have secured
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the proper travel documents to go to russia. secretsne who still are and got the job to steal our secrets. then he moved those secrets to a foreign country and made those secrets public. he is a defector. >> the president called for greater transparency. >> we need to do better in educating our public so they are not fearful that we are violating the privacy. >> others questioned the need for an overhaul. and haseen effective done an outstanding job. >> the president welcomes the debate, which could get underway when congress gets back to work in september. >> any word on when snowden's father may go to russia to see him? >> very on.
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a russian attorney says he hopes a visit will happen in the coming days. snowden's father and attorneys say when they do meet snowdon, they will discuss some of those options including possibly have him come back to the u.s. to face criminal proceedings. >> nikole killion, thank you. >> 72 degrees at the airport.
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the findings of an investigation into the police department. there were allegations of wrongdoing in the department. >> the city council is expected to introduce a resolution to increase the minimum wage in baltimore city. there is the controversial harbor point project. >> there'll be a new president at notre dame university. whoreplaces james connolly, stepped down over the weekend for family reasons. >> 5:31. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. >> there may be some fog out there. some light sprinkles in some spots in northern baltimore county.
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maybe something could pop up near rising sun. it is a dry start to the day. a little bit more humid, though. upper 80's this afternoon. typical summer heat. a small chance for a shower in spots. watch out for the storm chances tomorrow. >> we are tracking an accident near liberty road on the inner loop. let's see if any delays are forming. cap, wet starts to the will see some delays. inner loop traffic at liberty road and you can see a delay. the right lane is blocked at the accident scene. loopf the traffic -- outer traffic looks pretty good. york road, the left lane is closed between padonia and
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timonium road. you can take 83 as an alternate. 95 running smoothly down towards 32. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. accident lance a young girl in the hospital. she was dragged under service dog. live in niceis baltimore with this morning's big story. >> witnesses say the little girl was 10 years old and has special needs. her injuries were so severe she was flown here after the accident.witness photos show the girl being flown to the hospital after the accident. the girl was at a home in owings mills when somehow a dog dragged her in the backyard. >> we saw this helicopter
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circling around. >> they were there as the girl was medevac away from the hospital. the dog somehow got distracted and ended up dragging the girl. her forwere working on about 20 minutes to stabilize her. >> the owner where the accident happened would not go on camera. the girl did not live at the home and the dog was not her. the accident caused serious injuries. >> it just makes me want to cry. you just hope she's ok, that is she is going to pull through. there is no word on the little girl's condition this morning. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. menolice say a group of helped keep a suspect at bay after he punched a woman in the mall. womanon approached a
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while she was shopping for shoes. after talking to her, she was punched in the face and ran off. a group of men chased him down and held them until officers arrived. he now faces a number of charges including assault. a family is helping to track down a person they say sexually assaulted their daughter. the assault happened one week ago from this morning. if victims family spent last weekend alerting residents about what happened. the teenager was at a bus stop on her way to work when somebody abducted her. to an abandoned house and was sexually assaulted. we're looking for justice. demand has not been caught yet.
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we would love to get some information from the community. >> police are looking into this case. the family is asking any witnesses to please come forward. >> a preliminary report detailing new information into last month's helicopter crash in pennsylvania. over thet was released weekend. the pilot was not certified to fly using only on board instruments. the chopper crashed in rural pennsylvania. they believe they got caught in a thunderstorm. two residents died in that crash. a member from towson died as well. refuse to give a specific license for skate land
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in fullerton. there were complaints from businesses and residents. they say teenagers run into the streets and cause trouble after closing. they can put on a popular club night for teens. officials have threatened to revoke the scatting license if proms like this process. >> 72 degrees at the airport. tummy aches. them, it is not so pleasant. a solution to body odor. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a judge should have the right to change a child's first name? you can share your response on our facebook page, on twitter, or send us an e-mail to
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>> some good news for those surfing strong and embarrassing body odor. >> there is a potentially simple solution to the problem. the bad bacteria can be replaced by good bacteria from a donor. it checks the body odor of the bacteria. he is working to refine his technique. kids to complain about tummy troubles may be more likely to
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have anxiety as a result -- as an adult. to 20% of compared adults who did not report abdominal pain. adults with stomach pain were also more likely to be diagnosed with depression. >> now weather and traffic on the 1's. >> we start with a check of mass transit. not tracking any delays at this time. we are still looking at a delay just prior to liberty because something earlier accident. inner loop traffic is looking heavy approaching that earlier accident scene. the outer loop looks pretty good. no problems to report on the west side outer loop. things are looking good it york road. watch for the left lane closure in both directions.
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alternate, 64r miles per hour. 56 miles per hour on 795 southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a pretty good morning f drivers trying to get to work. we are seeing temperatures in the upper 60's and the low 70's with increasing humidity. nothing more than a sprinkle toward southern pennsylvania. a mix of clouds and sun. high temperature in the mid to upper 80's. closer to 90 degrees downtown. a slight chance for a shower today. be watching storm chances tomorrow with a cold front. >> 72 degrees at the airport. only two full weeks of summer for most students. forome kind of tech gadget
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>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have a couple of things going on. watch for a disabled vehicle on northbound 95. still backed up at the inner loop at liberty. the accident is off to the side. watch for that to impact your ride. everything moving well along 83. athave a left lane closure york road because of road work. delaysandy point, no into the toll plaza.
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running smoothly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. we are about 45 minutes away from sunrise. it might be dark enough to get a glimpse of the annual meteor shower. this'll probably be your last chance as the sun comes up. maybe you had a chance to see it yesterday morning. 70 degrees at the airport. 69 in parkton. humidity is back. we have been tracking a couple of sprinkles towards the pennsylvania line. maybe some thunder moving toward allentown. low pressure west of maryland that is producing the showers. otherwise a warm front that is
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lifting over the mid atlantic today. it will be kind of sticky as we go through the day. we are watching a cold front moving from the great lakes region. today will be a mostly tried day. there could be an isolated shower -- today will be a mostly dry day. temperatures in the mid to upper 80's. increasing clouds tonight. maybe some storms after midnight. tomorrow will be the big focus for thunderstorms. there could be multiple rounds pushing into the eastern shore. 80's. talking made these storms could be on the strong side. a slight risk for severe weather.
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maybe some damaging wind gusts down towards ocean city. that will be mainly focus into the afternoon. we are seeing a major drop in the temperatures. the knights will be cool with a lot of sunshine building in. some rain chances may return by the weekend. the countdown continues until students are back in the classroom. >> most kids go back to school and just two weeks. 400 newup of more than teachers will be addressed. the school system has trained 51 new school bus drivers. the drivers learned how to park and negotiate turns. last year school buses
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transported more than 55,000 students. school starts in anne arundel county two weeks from today. 55% of american families have some type of technology on their list, a tablet or laptop. barger has some shopping suggestions. >> one size does not fit all. suzanne suggests tablets or you e-readers. games,have video, everything the child wants on a device. you can also turn it around into almost a full computer. tc bye tablets mimic a
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connecting with a keyboard. she recommends a full-fledged laptop for older students. if i needed something with low-cost, this has all the basics you need for word processing, spreadsheets. >> they cost as little as $199. book air starts at about $1000. 12-gest models with a nine- range.ttery >> really get the most out of the device. >> finding the right device for a student could be an education
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in itself. .ark barger, wbal-tv 11 news >> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked, do you think a judge should have the right to change a child's first name? >> keep sending us those responses. 5:51. 72 degrees at the airport. the orioles try to keep up in the american league east. >> time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. we have some delays to report for those who take light rail. 20 minute delays between north
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and cromwell. , watch for a disabled vehicle. still some delays leftover at liberty. this is what it looks like prior to the scene. a little bit of a backup making your way towards liberty. we have some construction clearing at mountain road. 83 is moving down from the cockeysville region. a nice start on eastbound i 70 in towards 29. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> travelers this morning may be dealing with some patchy fog. to start thed morning. 3:00p.m., upper 80's -- by p.m., upper 80's.
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shower alongfor a the eastern shore. increasing chances for showers tonight and tomorrow. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> midmorning. when july turned to august, adam jones said the oils needed to start stacking some winds -- adam jones said the orioles needed to start stacking some wins. they pick up a game on both tampa and boston. j.j. hardy, home on number 21. the birds took off from there. adam jones, he is tearing it up. manny machado scores. brian roberts also drove in a run. ry zito.f of bary
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homeland number 24 for adam. the orioles win. another good turnout of orioles fans in san francisco. last night in los angeles. another great game for the dodgers as they sweep the rays. six inning. mark ellis puts the exclamation mark on this one. tampa bay loses. the ravens back to the practice field today. they will do so with a new receiver and another tight end on the way. they have reached a deal with dallas clark. they signed brandon stokely to a contract. gerry sandusky on hand for military appreciation day.
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the fans appreciating joe flacco as well. joe flacco really challenged his offense. joe to laquan williams. making a name for himself. practice ended with joe to ray rice. shiancoewith the sade making a spectacular catch. we will hear from brandon stokely in the next half-hour. incaught the first touchdown the super bowl against the giants. >> back after the break. caramel mocha. caramel almond. caramel turtle. [ sighs ]
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surveillance program. an update i what is next for edward snowden. >> everybody believes what they want. i feel i should be able to name my child whatever i want to name him. >> a judge orders a name change for a child. we will have details on the debate. >> it will be a warm and humid start to your week. 11 news continues right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good monday morning. i'm mindy basara. >> i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> 6:01. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. >> it was only 85 degrees.
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werehumidity -- people complaining about the summer. it has been so humid. mainly because it has been so rainy. some light showers into pennsylvania. temperatures in the upper 60's and the low 70's. we could start out with some patchy fog. we cannot rule out a spotty shower as a warm frontal boundary is still in the area. more details coming up on tomorrow's weather. >> good morning. a nice start for the most part. not dealing with much in terms of delays. this is on the inner loop approaching liberty. as you tap the brakes approach liberty road. 11 minutes from 795 down. 12 minutes on the northeast
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outer loop over towards the 83's. this is southbound traffic coming toward us at york road. it continues to run smoothly down to the j.f.x. per hour into the this is 70 over towards 29. looking good as far as mass transit. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a young girl remains hospitalized after an accident in owings mills. she was dragged by her service dog. kim dacey has our big story. good morning. >> good morning. witnesses say the girl was 10 years old and has special knees. -- special needs. her injuries were so severe she was flown here after the accident. a helicopter took her to the hospit


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