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tv   11 News Sunrise  NBC  September 17, 2010 5:30am-6:00am EDT

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>> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. but get a check on weather and traffic on this friday. it is one of those weeks that went on forever. >> that cold front zipped on throughout last night and give a some much-needed rainfall. we're trying out just in time for the weekend. we will be breezy in the wake of that front. we will be a little above normal, 81 to 84 degrees. the wind could be gusting out of the northwest. we have clear skies for your outdoor plants. 55 in the outlying suburbs. 62 downtown tonight. >> traffic looking good. not a whole lot to talk about. downed wires in the city are now
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clear. we are up to speed on the major roadways. 60 on the west side. 57 on the j.f.x. as you head down into the city. 67 on 95 in the northeast corner. very smooth out there. 12 minutes all the way down. four minutes between 32 and 100 heading into the city. looking at seven minutes at the harbor tunnel toll plaza. no delays to report at all. this is the beltway right at exit 24, the harrisburg expressway. moving in just fine. switching over to a live view at the fort mchenry toll plaza. very light volume for this time of the morning. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back over to you. >> thank you. emergency responders and the
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nation still baffled this morning after tragedy strikes one of the most unlikely of places. >> police say a man opened fire at johns hopkins hospital in injury to a doctor and killing his mother and then himself. jennifer franciotti is live outside johns hopkins hospital with more details. >> it will be business as usual at the hospital. a gunman opened fire inside what is considered one of the best hospitals in the world. police swarmed johns hopkins following reports that someone had shot a doctor and then barricaded himself inside a hospital room. the suspect was originally identified as warren davis. >> the doctor collapsed outside the doorway of the room. mr. davis was last seen running into the room brandishing a
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handgun in the direction of his mother who is confined to the bad. >> police said davis' real name is paul pardus. parts of the hospital were evacuated and on lockdown for some time. police entered the room to find pardus and his mother dead from single gunshot wounds to the had. >> at this point we're treating this case as a murder-suicide. >> how was somebody able to get inside the hospital with a gun? he was not searched for weapons. there are no metal detectors at any of the exits and entrances. >> put a magnetometer at 80 doors and the required armed force that would need to be
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staffing the magnetometers is not realistic. >> that was the hopkins vice president of security who said they had implemented a new security plan since the virginia tech shooting. they were happy with the emergency response that they had from city police and their own staff. as for metal detectors, he knows of only one or two hospitals that have metal detectors and that neither it is on the east coast. for wristbands that the issue, he says the issue about 80,000 wrist bands. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> great job yesterday. you can keep up with the latest developments on our website, as well as art facebook and twitter accounts.
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many of you share your concerns about the incident. "i guess he knew he was going to use a gun on the doctor." "this is so scared. i cannot believe somebody would shoot a doctor. i pray for the doctor." "i just cannot believe it. a man shoots a doctor. it is so very tragic." we want to hear what you think. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. what changes, if any, do you think need to be done to johns hopkins security? e-mail your response to again, that is >> the absentee votes have been counted in the race for city state's attorney.
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gregg bernstein extends his lead over patricia jessamy. bernstein has yet to claim victory. jessamy has not conceded. the lead is more than 1300 votes right now. hasehrlich's campaign released the second tv ad. it is called "road map to 2020." it is his 10-year vision for the state. you can visit our state and click on the politics page for more. in the gulf of mexico, teams could be hours away from probably sealing the bowknot well. >> kristen dahlgren has the latest from louisiana -- from
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sealing the blown out well. for those who have lived in the shadow of the spill, even the final hours are nerve wracking. >> until that has happened, but we still sleep with one eye open. >> woil has not flowed for 60 days. these pictures were taken this week. >> it is moving in and out of the marsh. >> they have found a massive fish kill. thousands upon thousands. this year, they are looking for proof the lack of oxygen that killed them was not caused by the spill. >> we need reassurance that the oxygen levels are not being -- are not worse because of the disbursements of the oil or
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both. >> they continue to look for signs of life as they knew it. >> we have the oyster fishermen, we have shrimpers and crabbers, and we have people that are doing great. when bp leaves, we will be doing horribly. >> knowing that after the well is sealed, their fate may have been forever changed. kristen dahlgren, nbc news, venice, louisiana. >> 66 degrees on tv hill. we're
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>> happy purple friday. it is 68 degrees downtown. we will be less timid by this afternoon things to a brisk
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northwest wind. we did see some showers yesterday, but nothing as severe as they saw in new york city. severe weather actually killed a person. for us, things were not too bad last night. we will be dry today with sunshine. brisk winds at of the northwest. more on your weekend and seven- day forecast coming up. >> the dash diet may also help prevent kidney stones. urine had higher concentration of citrates. dieters also urinated more often, which helped prevent kidney stones. keith mills will join us live
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with the latest in the sports world. >> it is purple friday. this is a live look over the downtown area. update we will update traffic
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. kim dacey checking on your morning commute. will looking very nice on this friday morning. it looks like a smooth ride around the area. 59 on the west side as you head down south on the beltway. 61 on the j.f.x., and we're
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looking at 65 on 95 in the northeast corner. live drive times confirm that. 95 south between the beltway and 32, 11 minutes. 895 southbound is looking at 9 minutes. very, very nice all around the area. this is ed old court road. the inner and outer loops moving in just fine. this is 95 at the for mechanic toll plaza. things are moving just fine north and southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. happy friday. >> happy friday. thank you. we are looking pretty good. we have it marc train on the camden line. it is running 10 to 15 minutes late. we have on the buses, the seven, 16, 77, and 97 buses all running
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about 15 minutes late. there is a diversion that lie street and pratt street. the line is available 410-539- 5000 or toll free. also information available on the web at now back to sandra shaw. have a great weekend. >> all the showers and storms moving offshore. high pressure will build in. it will take a little while for the dew points to drop at the moisture it to get out of here. we will see the wind pick up out of the northwest. plenty of sunshine. it should be a pleasant afternoon. 66 at the airport. mid 60's near the state line. statewide, a slight chance for some shower activity in the
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mountains of western maryland. they hide their of 65 degrees. 83 degrees in baltimore. we could see gusts up to 20 5 miles per hour. beautiful with abundant sunshine not only here but at the lower eastern shore where there will have a high of 84 degrees. we have northwest winds and 5 to 15 knots and waves of one to 2 feet. we topped out at 84 degrees before rain pushed into the area. we are a few degrees above normal. 97 was the record high. 44 degrees was the record low. tonight is typical. seasonable temperatures. 55 in the outlying areas.
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62 down time. great for friday night football. we have high pressure trying to build in. the front is moving offshore. we will be high and dry once the front moves and this weekend. we will not see any showers this weekend. we will remain dry for the next several days. i court is still a major hurricane, category 3 -- igor is still a major hurricane. it will affect bermuda. it could still skirt to the west side of bermuda and it will suffer the greatest impact of the storm surge. julia has lost some intensity. it is still active in the four atlantic. beautiful and dry, 80 degrees on saturday. mostly sunny and 82.
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upper 70's for monday and tuesday next week. we get back into the mid 80's next week. >> the new world records have been released. the smallest california is dexter. he is only 33 and a half inches long. there is a pekingese who was near death when his owners found him in texas. he had the longest tongue in the world. the oldest girl what in the world and a jack russell terrier that to break more balloons been the in >> what a talent. a trip to the park becomes a nightmare in turkey. a toddler look up.
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he crawled to a busy highway, climbed into the street with heavy traffic. drivers drove past the boy without slowing down. a truck driver saw the boy and blocked traffic until the mother ran onto the highway and picked him up. thank goodness he was not hurt. no charges have en filed. i will have a nightmare tonight. >> cars rolled on by and did not slow down. >> 66 degrees on tv hill. much ahead in our next hour. >> including a look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck. tax on everything you buy?
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that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half. would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message.
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>> good morning, everybody. the yankees are in town tonight to take on the orioles. the ravens will play the bengals on sunday. pete gilbert said football 101 and ray lewis has helped to help the ravens an open the season with a win. >> what a hit. >> a clean punishing blow to let the rest of the league know that real lewis remains a force. >> it is what you work for in playing my position. >> his hit least a lasting
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memory. the signature moment of the ravens win over the jets. second quarter on monday night. jim leonard one last hurdle. sam cooke took leonard to the ground like a veteran linebacker. >> perfect for. that is what i told sam. >> he came through for us in a big white. >> and saved a touchdown and possibly the game for baltimore. >> it would have been a touchdown. we would have lost the game. >> sam cook mostly goes unnoticed. >> i do not know how you guys do it, each and every play. >> you have to love a guy who sacrificed for the greater good and did it well.
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>> he said he makes one tackle every six weeks and says he felt like a train hit him. >> somebody get the license plate of the train. >> thank you. >> a tragic scene in east baltimore when a man opened fire inside the nelson building at johns hopkins hospital. the man, paul pardus, pulled a gun on a doctor after becoming upset. after shooting in injury the doctor, we're told he locked himself in his mother's room. swat teams from the city of baltimore county were called to the scene. authorities learned pardus had shot and killed his mother as well as himself. the doctor has been identified as dr. david cohen and he is expected to be ok. that brings us to your answers
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to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what changes, if any, do you think need to be done to johns hopkins security? >> keep e-mailing those responses to we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website. >> here is a look ahead -- >> we will have the latest on the jobs bill from washington. >> strong storms rolled through new york city causing quite a bit of damage. >> some villagers in thailand are putting monkeys to work. we will explain. >> mostly sunny this afternoon. >> it is all clear on the roadways across the area. we will give you a live look outside, and next.
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tax on everything you buy? that's in andy harris' unfair tax plan. 23% sales tax. a 23% sales tax will cut my business in half.
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would be devastating. andy harris' 23% sales tax absolutely makes no sense. 23% sales tax would really make things unaffordable. that's too high for the average american out here. i don't know how we would manage it really. don't like that idea. we can't afford andy harris' idea. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same.
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it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely. >> a doctor is shot inside johns hopkins hospital. this morning there are questions about security. >> calling for a tax vote. one party on capitol hill says let's vote on this now before elections. find out who and why, coming up. >> what is in store for weekend weather-wise? the forecast as we continue right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute


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