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up votes, and hoping to get his message into your living room. i'm kate amara in washington. >> well, a flat performance by ravens quarterback joe flacco makes for a very tough day in cincinnati for the ravens. we'll recap the highlights of yesterday's bump in the road for our ball club. >> and within or lose, the games this weekend provided a big boost to baltimore businesses. i'm kim dacey. that story is straight ahead. >> and the srm officially winds down. can we continue the trend of perfect temperatures and clear skies? the insta-weather plus forecast as 11 news today continues right now. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> tony pann has a check of the forecast. >> no pressure, mindy, huh? you want perfect temperatures and clear skies. >> you can deliver that, i know
you can. >> you're right, i can. autumn does begin wednesday night. we're counting down. the equinox is at -- >> party at your house. >> it is a big meteorological party. i don't know if you guys are invited. it's kind of wild. you know those equinox parties, i don't know. >> i'm not sure i can handle that. >> i don't know if you're ready for an equinox party, but i'll let you know. let's talk about what's happening right now. things are nice and quiet. partly cloudy skies, the temperatures are kind of mild for this time of the year, this time of the day, in the mid 60's. a little breeze coming out of the north at 7 miles per hour. it is going to be a breezy afternoon, but just a mix of sun and clouds expected with high temperatures in the upper 70's. so a nice start to the workweek. we do have some rain in the forecast for later on this week. i'll show you the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. first over to sarah. i know she can take it at the equinox party. i know you're a big partier, right? >> i can't think of anything better than a bunch of weather geeks at one party t. sounds perfect! all right, i'll pass. as far as what's going on out on the major roads, one problem of note, it's in glen burnie,
crane highway at oak manor, an accident involving a motorcycle, so still being cleared and possible delays in that area. meantime, no delays really to show on the major roadways. looking good on 95 coming out of the northeast. j.f.x. in great shape. west side checking out ok. the rest of the marriage roadways that lead up to the beltway look good, too. north and west side, 10 minutes travel southbound 95 from the beltway southwest down to 32. here's a quick look at traffic. things are flowing smoothly into the fort mchenry coming toward us. we'll switch over to a live view of traffic on 795. going away from us is southbound traffic, building in volume, but still no delays at this time. and that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story this morning -- president barack obama will take his economic message right into your living room. >> hoping americans will tune in to his televised town hall meeting today, the focus, jobs. 11 news reporter kate amara joins us live with more on that story.
good morning, kate. >> good morning, mindy. good morning, stan. just six weeks to go now until the election, and so the president is hitting the campaign trail. today, that includes cable tv. >> a black tie determine at the height of campaign season. president barack obama continues to spread his economic message. >> this was about a plan to rescue our economy. and rebuild it on a new foundation. >> the campaigner-in-chief hits the trail in earnest this week, rallying voters, raising money for democratic candidates, and talking directly to americans today degree a televised down hall-style meeting on jobs and the economy. >> i think the president has to , like a razor blade, just go right after the single issue that is upper most in the minds of the american people, and that's employment. >> the g.o.p. is pushing back, hoping to regain power on capitol hill in november, accusing democrats of spending too much. >> democrats' job-killing
policies have left our small businesses tied up in uncertainty, and our economy bogged down by nearly 10% unemployment. >> today's town hall meeting is airing on cnbc. a live studio audience of about 200 people will be a cross section of america, everyone from college kids to union members to retirees. live in washington, i'm kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. mindy, back to you. >> so kate, what are some of the issues the president will discuss during this town hall meeting? >> well, the folks at cnbc say the president will be taking questions from this live audience, as well as questions from viewers, who will be at several satellite locations around the country. they expect the top ex-of the questions to focus on issues ranging from the economy and stem husband to taxes, job growth, and the housing market. >> kate amara live in washington, thank you. >> a pair of deadly shootings sunday morning have police looking for answers and suspects. the first shooting happened just after 5:00 a.m. in the
1200 block of bonaparte avenue. a man was shot in the head. no word on a suspect or a possible motive. and then, just 15 minutes later, reports of shots fired brought police to the 2900 block of edgewood street. the victim, 26-year-old isaiah white, died of a gunshot wound to the back after reportedly getting into a fight downtown earlier the night before. police say they have several leads on this case, but so far, no one in custody. >> in anne arundel county, fire investigators trying to figure out what caused a home in edgewater to go up in flames. fire official say a second alarm had to be pulled before the blaze in the 4900 block of chalk point road could be contained. fortunately, nobody was hurt. >> elsewhere in anne arundel county, a water main break is forcing three area schools to close today. chesapeake high school, chesapeake bay middle school, and folger mckinsey will all be closed today due to a water main break. >> no one thought the ravens would necessarily go undefeated this season, but chances are fans didn't think their first
loss would come this soon. despite the defense holding the cincinnati bengals to field goals and only field goals, four interceptions thrown by joe flacco kept the ravens from putting many points on the board. final score, 15-10. keith mills will have a full recap later on in our newscast. it was a mixed bag for sports fans this weekend. with the ravens loss, there was an orioles win. either way, the games helped businesses come out on top. 11 news reporter kim dacey live at the stadium to tell us more. hi, kim. >> the orioles played here at camden yards this weekend, so, of course, o's fans turned out, but so did fans for their opponent, the new york yankees. yankees fans came in by the bus load for the weekend series. add in the ravens game, televised from cincinnati, and it created big business for anybody selling anything downtown, from hotel suites to shirts to spirits. thousands of sports fans came downtown to watch the team play. pickles pub across the street
from camden yards says this weekend was the busiest they've had all season, with more than $10,000 in sales. so business owners are happy, and the game fans, they had a good time, too, even sharing the town with some of their rival fans. >> you know, i really appreciate the yankee fans coming down. they're helping out the city, absolutely. i think we had a sellout, almost a sellout crowd last night and the night before. what i necessarily don't appreciate is just the actual fans themselves. the actual fans themselves. >> next year, the way the o's are playing right now, businesses are hoping again next year they won't need those yankee fans to meet their bottom line. keith mills will have much more on the games coming up later in sports. reporting live at camden yards, kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you know, they could just mail their money to us, to our businesses here. >> i like that idea. great idea, stan. >> well, a detroit family says their 6-year-old daughter's cheering squad definitely didn't have the right spirit
when at the kicked her off the team. jennifer tesch says she was shocked when they are daughter, kennedy, came home from practice and demonstrated her routine for her. she says some of the cheers were just too inappropriate for 6-year-olds. >> and the lyricses are, our backs ache, our skirts are too tight, we shake our booties from left to right. and at that point, i was just kind of in shock. >> well, after bringing her objections to the coach and g.m. of the squad, jennifer says kennedy was concluded off the team. she does say, however, other cheered leading squads have offered to put kennedy on their team. and that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think a detroit-area cheering squad's choice of cheers is too racy for 6-year-olds? email your response to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> the time is now 6:08, 66 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> also ahead, more than a dozen homes go up in flames as a wild fire rages in utah. >> and the force of nature of a different kind as wind and water pummel bermuda.
hurricane igor becomes an unwanted guest in the resort island. we'll show you his arrival, next. >> we are live at clementine this morning, where they just whipped up a crawfish tomato scramble. are you hungry yet? get ready, because dining out for life is a great event for a great cause. we'll tell you about it, coming up. >> and as far as your major roads, still moving pretty well out there. the unaccident we had has been cleared, so good news on that. we'll update the morning commute coming up.
summer day. we're here live at clementine at harford road in northeast baltimore. we've already showed you how jeremy price here has whipped up this cry february tomato scramble. hopefully that will get you hungry for breakfast this morning, and hopefully hungry enough to come out to clementine or any of the other 49 participating restaurants for this thursday, september 23. at least 20% to 50% of the proceeds from that night go to movable feast, a great charity. with me now is the executive director of movable feast. what is it that you guys do? >> wr a home delivered meal program for people who have critical illness. we were founded to serve people with h.i.v. and aids. we also bring meals to people who have breast cancer and other life-threatening conditions. >> so if you want to find out who's participating or how to get involved this thursday, what do you do? on you on you go to our website, mfeast.org. >> it's this thursday. we're also going to be cooking some more this morning. jeremy, you have a really interesting dish. what are you talking about?
what is it we're making? >> we are cooking oysters in a hard cider au jus. >> basically it's the cheek of a pig, right? >> yes. they're very delicious. >> i've never had that before, so we're looking forward to it. quickly, let's look at h.d. doppler radar. things are high and dry today. canadian high pressure building in in the wake of a dry cold front, which got through here and is currently moving through, not generating any precipitation. so tony, these are the cider pork cheeks that jeremy is going to be putting up on our next couple of hits. ought to be interesting. paul a that's a new one to me. you know i'm a fan of bizarre foods on the travel channel. i've seen them eat weird stuff there. but pork cheeks on a mane menu, that's a new one. i like it. >> we're looking forward to it. >> be brave and try it and be honest, ok? >> all right, will do. >> she called me out on tv, i got to do it. thank you, sandra. appreciate that. sounds like a wonderful cause, great charity, and support some
of the local restaurants as well coming up this thursday. and again, we'll talk to sandra in the next half-hour. temperaturewise right now, we're in the mid to upper 60's, which is relatively mild for this time of the year, this time of the morning, so not too bad. 66 at the airport, one of the cooler spots up north. 60 degrees in parkton. here's the weather setup. we had a cold front go through that produced a few sprinkle natural couple of neighborhoods, but now it's drifting south to virginia, and there's really no activity along this front. no precipitation. there was a little bit of a cloud deck that we still have to get through, so we'll call it a mix of sun and clouds as we go through the day today, but again, we don't expect any rain. partly to mostly sunny. and this cloud deck that's right on the edge of your screen there, those are the outer fringes of hurricane igor. we're finally going to say goodbye to igor. it passed across bermuda last night as a category one storm. i did not see any reports of catastrophic damage, but there was a big storm surge with this system, even though it was downgraded to category one. it still carries a big wall of water with it. now it's about 100 miles north of bermuda, and it will
continue to track into the open waters of the north atlantic. so we say goodbye to igor. mostly sunny today. again, you'll see a couple of clouds hanging around, but jnl a nice day. going to be a little bit on the breezy side, but a good start to the workweek. clear tonight and chilly. temperatures will drop back into the upper 40's. upper 50's in the city. seven-day forecast, as we head through the rest of the week, sunshine on tuesday. we'll take it up to 80 degrees. if you're a summer weather fan, you'll like the end of the week, mid 80's, but a chance for a few scattered thunderstorms wednesday, thursday, and friday. if you're scoring at home, autumn begins wednesday night at 11:09, the autumnal equinox. let's head over to sarah with traffic. >> good morning, everyone. actually not a whole lot happening. the one accident we had in glen bernie has been cleared along crane highway. now we're focusing on the speeds on southbound 97 right at 100, 52 miles per hour, actually just changed to 46. the airport looks good if you're heading in that direction. no problems to report there.
and we're at 49 miles per hour on the top side outer loop right around the harrisburg expressway. building in volume as well on 95 coming out of the northeast. 52 on the west side outer loop. just as you get past 795, so far, so good leading up to the beltway. let's give you a live view of traffic. if you're traveling toward the fort mchenry. coming toward us is southbound traffic. still looks pretty good. no delays in the area of the fort mchenry tunnel. the harbor tunnel looks good, too. going away from us, focusing on southbound traffic, and still moving very well in the area of cookees mill. that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> taking a look at some of our top stories -- a fast-moving fire destroyed nearly a dozen homes in northern utah. as many as 15 homes burned down in the wildfire just north of salt lake city. at least 1,200 homes are under a mandatory evacuation right now, as more than 100 firefighters worked to try to extinguish the blaze. officials working in the gulf of mexico say they've sealed the busted deep water horizon oil well once and for all.
final pressure tests show government and b.p. officials, the top kill seal has capped the well that pumped millions of gallons of oil into the gulf for 87 days. despite the seal and efforts to disperse it, thousands of gallons of oil have recently been found in two-inch-thick patches that stretch for miles. and hurricane igor is battering bermuda this morning. the storm has already caused strong winds, beach erosion, and severe power outages throughout the island. the southern coast is expected to take the brunt with large waves and storm surges. up to nine inches of rain could fall. conditions are expected to improve today as the hurricane passes. >> in this morning's consumer alert, the summer travel season is over now, but gas prices are still going up. last week, the price per gallon for unleaded gasoline went up five cents to $2.64 in maryland. a.a.a. says this is due in part to the pipeline shootdown in the midwest, where stations saw
nearly 30 cent increases per gallon. by friday, the cost of crude oil dropped, which could help bring prices back down. the health of the housing market is once again a big focus of wall street. 11 news reporter jane king has the story and more in the morning's bloomberg business report. >> good morning. today investors are paying close attention to the home builders. this morning, a report from the national association of home builders expected to say the builder confidence improved slightly this month, though last month the index dropped to the lowest level in over a year. foreclosh you'res add to a glut of unsold homes, builders face many challenges. today we're also getting a financial report card from one of the nation's biggest home builders, lennar. as for trading back on friday, stocks closed higher. the s&p completing its longest weekly rally since april, and the bloomberg maryland index also rose. it was led by gains at united therapeutics and lockheed martin. possibly new charges for bank of america account holders. the "financial times" says they're going to try a new fee system that will reward
customers who maintain a minimum current balance, use their credit card each month, and bank electronically. other customers will be charged higher fees. b of a trying to recover revenue it expects to lose because of new restrictions. and if you're looking for job security, a college degree may be your bet bet. college grads earn more than those without degrees, and they have a better chance of keeping their jobs during down turns. also laid off college grads are able to land a job more quickly than those who entered the workforce after high school. still, the paper says they no longer guarantees a paycheck that rises faster than inflation. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> the time now, 6:19, down to 64 degrees here on tv hill. another check on weather and traffic straight ahead. >> it was a tough game for ravens fans to watch yesterday. keith mills has a recap, plus a look at the other birds of baltimore. better news there. >> don't forget to email your answer to our water cooler question of the day. doonk a detroit cheering
>> good morning to you. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. so far, so good out there. aside from the fact that the volume is starting to build out there, 45 miles per hour on southbound 97 in the area of glen bernie and 100. so a bit of a sluggish spot there, but other than that, pretty good. a nice ride still on the north side outer loop around the harrisburg expressway. j.f.x. looks good, no delays to report on the harrisburg expressway. we're at 49 auto southbound 95 coming out of the northeast. and eastbound i-70 checks in at 46 miles per hour approaching 29. here's a quick live look outside. going away from us is outer loop traffic. yes, it is looking heavy there
in the outer loop. but still moving very well in both loops here on the northeast corner at harford. that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. tony, over to you. >> good morning, everyone. things should be pretty quiet as we head out to work this monday. it's going to end up being a nice day. temperatures are relatively mild right now, mid to upper 60's in most spots. upper 50's across the pennsylvania line. the forecast for today, breezy and mild with a mechanics tour of sunshine and a few clouds. the high temperature this afternoon expected around 78. check the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. here's the man with all the answers, keith mills. >> not enough time in the day to talk about what happened, let me it will you. defensively, the ravens certainly played well enough to win yesterday. they still yet to allow a touchdown. offensively, a different story. the ravens struggled and lose to the bengals, 15-10. marvin lewis wins another game against his former team. the ravens defense shut down carson palmer, and what mooveb here. dejuan landry has it, can't
hold it. that would have prevented a field goal. it was 3-0 bengals. ravepbds down 6-0 at the half, come out firing. joe flacco, great pass to derrick mason, beats johnathan joseph. 7-6 ravens. the only consistent drive of the day. down 9-7, check it out. ray rice, looks like he might go. chris crocker saves a touchdown right there. holds the ravens to a field goal. it's 10-9 ravens. but the story of the game today -- or yesterday, shed say -- turnovers, specifically interceptions. joe flacco throws into traffic. and that's it, 15-10, the bengals win. joe tried to put it in perspective. >> it's a tough one for me. you know, going out there and, you know, turning the ball over and feeling responsible for winning the game, but we got to come up every week, and we're 1-1. we got 14 games left, and we feel like we have a pretty darn good team.
and we move on. you take it game by game, and you go get ready for the cleveland browns, and that's what we got to do. you know, i don't think anybody feels good about it. you know, i know i definitely don't. and we've got to mack sure we bounce back and get ready to go, and i think everybody will. >> the colts beat the giants last night 38-14. peyton manning, three t.d.'s, his brother, eli, had two. the orioles, they're in boston this morning. kickoff a nine-game road trip with the red sox 4-3. they beat the yankees on sunday. big comeback keyed by this. luke scott off mariano rivera in the ninth, home run number 27, ties it at 3-3. in the 11th, yankees with bases loaded, and mike gonzalez gets out of it. josh bell, brian roberts, ty wigginton, double play ends the inning. and then the bottom of the 11th, the orioles win it. luke scott at second, ty wigginton, opposite field. 4-3, the orioles avoid the sweep. and i don't care when, where, what time of the year it is, you beat the yankees, it's like beating the steelers. home opener for the ravens
sunday against the browns. good vibes about that one. >> absolutely. keith, thank you. >> 6:26, 66 degrees on tv hill. much more to come on 11 news today. >> it's the first full week of general election campaigning. good morning. i'm tracie potts in washington. what both political parties face, coming up. >> it's premiere week on nbc, time for the return of your favorite shows and a first look at some that might become your new favorites. we'll have a preview. >> we're dining out this morning live at clementine on harford road, but thursday, you'll have a chance to dine out for life. it's a great cause. it's a great cause. stay tuned for the details.
>> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank for joining us. meteorologist tony pann has a quick look at the forecast for us. >> good morning, everyone. so far, so good. just a few high, thin clouds this morning. the temperatures are in the 60's. we're going to make it into the upper 70's this afternoon. it's going to be a little breezy, but we'll just see a mixture of sunshine and clouds through the day. when we come back, we'll check the seven-day forecast, see what's on tap for the rest of the week. >> thanks, tony. we're racing toward november's general election. campaigning is in full swing. >> president obama will head to philadelphia today to help raise money for a democrat who could help his party maintain some control in congress. republicans see an opportunity to take over. it's the nation's new third party that could have a big impact. tracie potts has more from washington. >> this weekend, president
obama aimed straight for the heart of his party, black voters. >> tell them that the time for action is now! >> the challenge of this upcoming election for both sides, the tea party, americans fed one washington. >> oh, don't worry about it, everything's going to be ok, despite the fact that we have $13.4 trillion in debt. >> democrats are trying to use the party's fringe to sway those in the middle. >> the control of the republican party is in tea party candidates who do not speak for independent or moderate voters at all. >> republicans are split. distancing themselves from the tea party's more radical element, while trying to capitalize on its message. >> every person who takes up a sign and goes to a tea party rally, there are thousands of americans who agree with them. >> meantime, president obama's bearing down on big money interests. >> it's a power grip, pure and simple. they're hoping they can ride this wave of unchecked influence all the way to victory. >> the election's now just six weeks away. starting incomes week, president obama is holding four
big rallies to energize the young voters who elected him two years ago. from washington, tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> a domestic violence call in fred i can ended in deadly gunfire. police say they were called to a home in the 200 block of south market street three times sunday morning. the third time they arrived, they were told 28-year-old lidsee was out of the house carrying a rifle. after tracking him down, police say cohen ford a shot. one officer fired several rounds back. police say when they found cohen, he was dead, but it's still not clear this morning if the deadly shot came from police or if it was self-inflicted. also out of frederick this morning, police have charged the father with trying to suffocate his 19-month-old son. responding to a call in the 100 block of fairfield drive late friday afternoon, police say they found 33-year-old alton ambush suffocating his child. after refusing orders to let the boy go, police forced ambush to release him. the toddler was treated at a hospital. ambush is charged with child abuse and assault. >> this morning, hopkins
officials say the doctor wounded in last thursday's shooting at johns hopkins hospital is improving. dr. david cohen has been upgraded to fair and stable condition after being shot in the abdomen after delivering news to 50-year-old paul pardus about his mother's medical condition. after shooting the doctor, pardus shot and killed his mother and then shot and killed himself. >> fall officially starts thursday, but for tv viewers, this fall season starts today. nbc is unveiling several new shows tonight, including the much anticipated thriller, "the event." marge barger brings us up to speed on the week ahead. >> echos of "rocky iv" on the season premiere of "chuck." dolf lundgren guest stars. >> think of all the incribbles things. >> ok, not really. he's playing a russian bad guy. >> he's still big and muscular and looks like he's 32. >> for the actor, maybe best known as ivan drago, it's a
chance to shake things up. >> i've never done any comedy, so for me, it's kind of fun to go back and revisit, you know, the russian killing machine, but kind of have fun with it. >> "biggest loser" is also back and hits the road to find contestants for season 10. wannabes in as much cities compete simply to get a spot on the show. >> i want to lose 50% of my body weight. it's going to be tough, the hardest thing i've ever done. >> "biggest loser" certainly gets that point across. >> i think the contestants feel they know what's up and think they understand the show, but they really don't. >> understanding the criminal mind remains the challenge on "law & order: s.v.u.." >> the lies around helping you, pal. >>en had are you of "lost" guest stars as a suspected predator in a two-part episode. >> so different from desmond. and it's such a taboo subject, nobody talks about people are
scared of talking about it. >> season 12 starts wednesday night. marge barger, wbal-tv 11 news. >> good morning once again. sarah caldwell checking in on your morning commute. let's get you ready to go. no incidents to report thankfully, but there are some slowdowns developing in the west side outer loop. that's probably the heaviest spot. right around 795 down toward liberty, 32 miles per hour through that stretch. 44 miles per hour on southbound 95. that speed sensor just south of the beltway. delays starting to pick up in that area, but still moving very well on the north side. everything in great shape on the j.f.x. southbound into town. eastbound i-70, 59 miles per hour. no delays to report at the beltway. and we'll give you a look at drive times. eight minutes on the inner loop from 795 over toward the j.f.x. only 11 minutes to travel southbound 95 from the beltway southwest down to 32. here's what it looks like on the west side. we'll switch over to a live view at harford. still moving pretty well, but
getting close to slullish spots there. and that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we want to check in live with sandra shaw at clementine in northeast baltimore. &promoting a great cause dining out. >> yeah, dining out for life is this thursday. you can go to 50 participating restaurants all around the city and the county and take part. 20% of the proceeds from the checks that night actually go to movable feast. and they serve those who are home bound, and they deliver meals to them who are critically ill. so more on that in a moment. first of all, i am holding pork cheeks. entree here at clementine. it tastes pretty cool, huh? what are you going to put in it? >> start with shallots and pork cheeks and some hard cider au jus, and we're going to gently poach oysters in that. >> sounds awesome. we're going to watch you cook as we talk to tom. you are with movable feast. what area do you serve around here? it's a big program. >> we serve about 1,100 people a week. we serve in baltimore city, the
five surrounding counties, and it is entire eastern shore of maryland. so for dining out for life, we have restaurants that have come up to the table from all those different areas. we have a grill in havre de grace. in baltimore county, we have mia caroline a. >> you can go to the website really quick? >> mfeast.org. >> wonderful. seven-day forecast, as we watch the pork cheeks being brewed, seven-day forecast shows a dry week. we are going to see an increase in week for the first start of fall, but a nice start to the week, as we're in the upper 70's today and tomorrow. we're going to continue cooking this and try it, tony, and stan and mindy, sarah, coming up. >> by the way, we're all wondering, which cheek are the pork are we talking? >> cheeks. >> those cheeks? oh, ok. just to clarify. >> yeah, yeah, right. nice. ok. all right, 6:37, 64 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- just when you
>> well, several celebrities are run ago foul of the law this morning. let's begin with more legal trouble for actor randy quaid and his wife. the couple, who already are charged with skipping out on a hotel bill earlier this year, have now been arrested on burglary charges. police say the quaids were squating in a home they previously owned in mount cito, but sold to someone else. they're also accused of causing thousands of dollars of damage
to the property's guest house. >> left hand say lohan could be headed back to court after failing a court-ordered drug test. the 24-year-old actress admitted on her twitter account she failed a test last week. that could land her in jail for another month for violating her probation. you'll recall lohan was released after serving two weeks on that sentence on the condition she receive continued drug treatment and that she submit to ran done drug testing. a plea deal has spared paris hilton on jail charges. she agreed to plead guilty monday morning from the arrest when las vegas police fond a bag of cocaine in a purse she was carrying. with a get at this plea, hilton will serve a year of probation. >> she said it was chewing gum, rights? >> i don't know. >> ok, all right. 6:41, 64 degrees on tv hill. coming up -- we'll look at the morning's headlines. >> and we'll take a look at your morning commute. right now, fire activity in parkville. we'll update that and some delays as well. >> did you just invent a new word, mindy, celubetante.
>> welcome back to 11 news today. it's 6:44. a water main break is forcing three anne arundel county schools to close today. chesapeake high school, chesapeake bay middle school, folger mckinsey elementary will be closed due to that water main break. no one thought the ravens would necessarily go undefeated this season, but chances are fans didn't think their first loss would come this soon. despite the defense holding the cincinnati bengals to field goals and only field goals, four interceptions thrown by joe flacco kept the ravens from
putting any points on the board. final score, bengals 15, ravens 10. a detroit family says their 6-year-old daughter's cheering squad definitely didn't have the spirit when they kicked her off the team. jennifer tesch says she was shocked when her daughter kennedy came home from practice and demonstrated her routine for her. she says some of the cheers that described shaking their booties were inappropriate for 6-year-olds. after bringing her objections to the coach and g.m. of the squad, jennifer says kennedy was concluded off the team. >> and that brings us to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. a thaw morning, we asked, do you think a detroit cheering squad's choice of cheers is too racy for 6-year-olds? >> sandy writes, actually, i think the cheer is inappropriate for any age. what concerns me more is that all of these so-called adults who voted to keep the cheer are responsible in some way in shaping the children of tomorrow. after the publicity this has generated, i would be shocked if parents would allow their children to continue being cheerleaders. >> bethany writes, having not seen or heard the particular
cheer, it's hard to say. however, if this cheer has been part of the program for several years with no or few complaints, it seems like the best course is for the apparent to simply switch to a cheering squde they agree with. the drama around this seems quite overblown. >> and robin writes, it's no racier than the lyrics of some of the pop songs the kids listen to. we'll post more of your answers on the front page of our website, wbaltv.com. >> all right, let's check your morning commute right now, starting to build in volume and resulting in some delays. in addition to that, we have fire activity to watch for in parkville right at joffa road. meanwhile, speeds at 21 on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast toward the beltway, and then if you're traveling on the west side, definitely a lot of yellow showing now from 795 down toward edmonton. pretty smooth on 83 this morning. rest of the marriage roadways look pretty good. 13 minutes on west side. about eight minutes from 795
over toward the 83 on the inner loop. still 11 minutes on the outer loop north side. nice ride there still. at old court, we are looking at some backing, and we'll switch over to the area of 95 just north of the beltway. coming toward us is southbound traffic. and that's where you have your delay. and that's the latest on traffic pulse 11. now we want to check in live with sandra shaw at clementine talking about a great cause. >> hey, sarah, 50 restaurants are participating in baltimore city and county. clementine here in northeast baltimore is just one of them. they are actually donating 50% of their proceeds this thursday night to movable feast. what is movable feast? well, tell us. >> the movable feast is a home delivered meal program to program with chronic, serious illness, people who have h.i.v., aids, breast cancer, other forms of life-threatening conditions. >> breakfast, lunch, and dinner? >> we do have restaurants that serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. >> where do you go? >> mfeast.org. >> chef jeremy price has been
cooking. what have you made for us here? >> we've got hard cider braised pork cheeks and greens and gently poached oysters. >> and the mashed potatoes sound awesome, too. >> smoked gouda mashed potatoes. >> it sounds wonderful. i'm going try it. tony was saying i was not that daring and i need to try it, so i'm going to try part of this. why don't you cut me off a bite while i talk more about movable feast? again, with movable feast, you guys have been here for how long? >> 21 years in the community. we're the only organization in the state that provides this service to people who are not able to go out and get their own meals. >> and there are really startling statistics when it comes to those with h.i.v. and aids around here. >> unfortunately, baltimore ranks fifth in the nation as having new h.i.v. infections, so still a very serious illness for our community. >> great cause. go on and check it out. first of all, why don't i do this first? h.d. doppler radar first, and then i'll take this bite, so
tony can make sure he sees me. canadian high pressure is going to build in in the wake of a dry cold front that is progressing through this morning. high of 78 this afternoon. tony, here we go. this is a cider braised pork cheek with gouda mashed potatoes. it's a little hot. here i go. >> be brave. >> mmm! >> it's not bad. see? i am very proud of you for opening up your culinary horizons there. >> it's delicious. >> yeah, barbecue fans say that's one of the best cuts there. >> there you go. smile! >> you're right. the cheeks. kudos to you, sandra. appreciate that. it's a wonderful cause. support them this thursday, and obviously all the charities, even the maryland food bank, have been hurting with the economy. so if you can support them in this way, it would be wonderful. all right, weatherwise, not bad this morning. partly cloudy, temperatures in the 60's. 66 at the airport. a little cooler up near the pennsylvania line. it's in the upper 50's and low 60's there. we had a cold front go through
last night that produced a couple of sprinkles, but nothing more than that. as a matter of fact, there's no precipitation along the front right now. so as it moves further away from us, all it's going to do is pull in nice, cool air mass from the north out of the southern part of canada. we can see a few high, thin clouds back behind the front, so we'll call it partly to mostly sunny today, but generally a nice monday. then the clouds you see on the edge of your screen there, that's the outer band, believe it or not, from igor. this is a huge storm. it's weaker, but, you know, it's about 600, 700 miles across almost. anyhow, it moved across bermuda last night as a category one hurricane. we didn't much damage reports, no catastrophic damage. it did have a big storm surge. it was carrying a huge wall of water with it, and it's moving away now, and we can finally say goodbye to igor. so for us here at home, partly to mostly sunny, breezy, nice. high temperatures this afternoon will be in the upper 70's. sun sets just about now at 6:52.
beautiful sunrise. go out and take a look at it. i mentsd sunrise, not sunset. sunset this evening at 7:07. temperatures are going to drop bang into the upper 40's in the cooler northwest suburbs, mid to upper 50's around the city. seven-day forecast, after the cool start on tuesday, sunshine will take it up to 80. if you're a summer fan, you'll like the end of the week. it will be 80's. by the way, if you're keeping score at home, the autumnal equinox takes place at 11:09 wednesday night. back over to the news desk. >> tony, thank you. it was a mixed bag for baltimore sports fans yesterday as the orioles won, but the ravens lost. but it all means big bucks in the end for local businesses. 11 news reporter kim dacey joins us live with the story. >> hi, stan. the orioles played here at camden yards, so, of course, ho's fans turned out. but so did fans for their opponent, the new york yankees. loyal yankees fans came in by the bus load for the weekend
series. add in the ravens game televised from cincinnati, and it created big business for anybody selling anything downtown, from hotel suites to shirts to spirits. thousands of sports fans came downtown to watch the teams play. pickles pub across the street from camden yards says this weekend is the big yes they've had all season, with more than $10,000 in sales. business owners are happy about that boost in sales. the way the o's are playing right now, downtown businesses hope that, come next year, they won't have to rely on yankees fans to boost their business sales. reporting live at camden yards, kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thanks, kim. coming up today on "oprah," it's the movie that could revolutionize america's schools. "waiting for superman," find out what this documentary has to say about our public education system and what you can do about it. plus, the one-woman tornado at the center of a washington, d.c. storm. that's today at 4:00 on "oprah." but first, a look at what's next on the "today" show. here's matt lauer.
>> good morning. coming up on a monday here on "today," hurricane igor hits bermuda overnight, knocking out power to parts of that island. we will have a live report on that storm. also ahead, president jimmy carter will join us. we'll ask the former president about a variety of topics, everything from the two americans being held in iran to tea party politics and his own legacy. and plus, will lindsay lohan be sent back to jail now that she's admitted to failing a drug test? we'll have more on that. and the twin brothers who claim the creator of facebook stole their idea. we'll speak to them in an ex-clupsiff live interview. that's when we get started on a monday morning right here on "today." >> thanks, matt. 6:53, 64 degrees on tv hill. >> just ahead, another look at weather and traffic together before we head out. ♪ [ female announcer ] have you ever seen a glacier while sunbathing? why not? have you ever climbed a rock wall in the middle of the ocean? or tried something really wild?
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>> monday morning, back to school. how does it look on the roads? >> looks pretty good. we're seeing standard delays, and also fire department activity at parkville at paring parkway. be careful there. heaviest spot is the west side. 17 miles per hour there. you can see 24 on southbound 95 coming out of the northeast and starting to slow down now at harford road heading over delaney valley on the outer loop north side. but yeah, there's the heaviest spot that stretches from 795 all the way to edmonson. we can take a live view of that delay. we'll start with old court, and coming off the ramps is where we're seeing some backing. any time will do that. there you go, some delays. we'll switch over to a live view of traffic. 95 in the area of the beltway northeast, and that's where we're seeing some delays as well. so nothing really out of the ordinary.
pretty nice ride overall. >> know we need the rain, but a nice stretch of weather. >> hasn't it been? yeah, great weekend. another nice day today. we might deliver some rain at the end of the week. today, just breezy and mild, high temperatures this afternoon in the upper 70's. going to get kind of chilly tonight. it will drop into the 40's and low 50's, but we'll make it up to 80 tomorrow in the afternoon and continue that trend wednesday, where we'll be in the mid 80's. if you like summer, the end of the week will be fine. don't forget, when you get in your car this morning, tune in to a.m. 1090, get weather and traffic on the 5's all day. >> great. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we're back with a live update at 7:25. old gibbs cannin.
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