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there is some light snow out there. >> it is not a big deal. there could be a few slippery spots. this will not be a big deal. it will be on beyond snow -- ambient snow under way to work. something pretty to look up. if you're underneath one of those bands, you could see a coating in the next 15 or 20 minutes. today could be the warmest part of the day. 35 at the airport right now. i suspect we will wind up in the upper 20's by the time the drive home from work. and the wind will pick up with off and on periods of light snow or flurry. the wind chill will probably be in the teens today and the single digits tonight. first let's check on the roads. >> good morning.
it only takes a little bit of snow to cause some problems. there is an accident in aberdeen at old philadelphia road. police are directing. watch for that to impact your ride in the aberdeen area. in mount airy, there's a downed pole and it is blocking all lanes in both directions. so far so good on the major roadways. 52 on 95 toward the northeast. 37 on the north side. no problems to report on the west side. 12 minutes on the outer loop west side. nine minutes on 895 south. five minutes to get down towards the fort mchenry. this is the west side. volume is picking up. from liberty down towards security, that is where things are getting heavier. this is a traffic at the key bridge. the east side of the beltway is
looking good. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. >> two people are dead and 11 others were sickened. >> george lettis is live in towson with more on that story. >> officials here in towson have not released the names or ages of the two people who were poisoned to death. 11 people were sickened. the 91 call came in around 9:00 a.m. on sunday. two bodies were found on colby road. the level of carbon monoxide was high. eight other people in the home became a very sick. three police officers were also sickened. all were rushed to area hospitals. officials think the leak is connected to a gas furnace. >> it is very scary and it's very alarming and it's sad that sometimes it takes this kind of
thing for people to understand that it's not costly to go buy a carbon monoxide detector. and those type of things do save lives. >> if you develop any symptons -- lightheadedness, dizziness, certainly unconsciousness, get out of the house as quickly as possible and contact us via 911. >> officials tell us they did not find a detector in the home, which was being rented. live and baltimore county, george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the driver of a tractor- trailer carrying some dangerous chemicals continues to recover at shock trauma. route 50 needed to be shut down in both directions after the and pulledted a leakek over. no word this morning as to what leaking chemical was. >> a man accused oflowing up -- attempting to block a
baltimore recruitment office will be in court today. martinaez faces charges of attempted murder after trying to detonate what he thought was a bomb at the armed forces recruitment center last week. he is being held right now without bond. >> police are looking to whoever stabbed three people after a house party in edgewater got out of control. we're told a fight that began inside the house spilled out on the street. one stabbing victim was taken to shock trauma. he is expected to survive. police investigating a double shooting in west baltimore. officers responded to north franklin town road about 5:00 p.m. yesterday. a woman was found shot multiple times. she later died at shock trauma.
a man is in critical condition after stabbing -- after a stabbing in overlea. no word on the suspect or a possible motive. >> it is not clear what caused a fire in southwest baltimore. it happened before 6:00 a.m. on sunday morning on russell street. one renter spoke about the damage. >> somebody called me in the morning and somebody tell me about the bad news. i come in. you know, i'm scared because i got equipment, like for deejay. i want to see what happens. >> nobody was injured in the fire. is not clear how many storage units were damaged. there was a fire in glen bernie. flames broke out shortly before 1:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon in the four render block of mclarin
drive. it took crews about an hour to bring the fire under control. >> police have identified four people at the old center of an alleged dog-fighting ring. they are charged with narcotics. the four were arrested after a drug raid on edgemont avenue. police found six dogs beaten and malnourished and appeared to be involved in dogfighting. police say the investigation is ongoing. more than 100 dogs had to be rescued in calvert county. more than 50 firefighters helped rescue one of the 29 dogs. there were a total of 600 animals on that property. four dogs were killed in the fire. >> the tax-cut compromise is
again the focus in the nation's capital this morning. key votes are set for the measure this week. kate amara joins us live with that story. good morning. >> good morning. the senate is expected to take a test vote on the tax relief package today. the tax-cut compromise president obama worked out with congressional republicans is expected to come up for a vote in the senate today. the white house is confident the plan will pass by the end of the year. >> i don't think anybody wants to be responsible for taxes going up on january 1 because we could not come to a resolution. >> the controversial deal extends the bush-era tax cuts to everyone for two years and extends jobless benefits for another 13 months. but some house democrats remain opposed to new estate taxes in the plan. >> i think it's quite possible the tax cut extension will be passed, but not with my vote. >> republicans, who take over
the house next month, suggested it is take-it-or-leave-it. >> so if the democrats in the house scuttle this deal, that will be the first thing we do is prevent these job-killing tax increases and we will do it retroactively after the first of the year. >> democratic leaders in the house are expected to demand changes but say they won't block the bill. >> that doesn't help the economy. it hurts to deficit. and most importantly, you know the republicans did not insist on the estate tax being part of the central portion of this deal. >> despite loud complaints from some democrats, the plan is expected to pass. in washington, i'm kate amara reporting. >> what is the timeline looking like this week tax >> the senate is hoping to finish its work on the tax-cut package to mark and send it on to the house, which is expected to hold its vote this week. i know there are forests outside. i hope you have already been to the store for your milk, your
breath, and your toilet paper -- your bread. >> it has not come to that. kate amara, thank you. how soon it is too soon when it comes to putting our children in sports text many parents enrolled their kids even before they are out of diapers. parents are convinced that sports are good for their child development and no way is it too young to start. too much construction could smother the child's creativity that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. . what do you think is an appropriate to begin enrolling kids in sports? share your response add wbaltv.com or you can send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> i think with swimming or skating, i put my kids and at three or four.
i thought it was a safety issue so they learn how to swim. 35 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> also ahead, the stadium was going to be filled with tens of thousands of football fans. but this happened before the fans made their way over. more of these amazing pictures when we come back. >> part of that same storm is creating some snow flurries for us this morning. we'll check the seven-day forecast. >> this is the key bridge. we do have a problem in aberdeen. all lanes closed
>> welcome back. 37 degrees downtown. there is some light snow to contend with this morning. this will not be a big deal. the could be some slippery spots in some neighborhoods, especially the roads are not treated. one band stretches up and down the 95 corridor into the city. it could drop enough snow to coach the ground. back into the southern port of carroll county. these bands upper will be with us and i think it will taper off this afternoon. the wind will pick up and the temperature will drop. let's check the current conditions. it is 35 at the airport. 33 in catonsville. 30 in westminster. that cold air will be rushed in from the northwest.
but tonight, everybody will be in the 20's. the cold front is now well off the coast. the arctic air is spilling in behind it. there is some serious cold upstream from us. it is in the 30's hear kurt 11 in chicago. 4 below zero in minneapolis, st. paul. that is not the wind chill pre windy cold, light snow flurries off and on. the could be a light coating of snow. the temperature will drop off. breezy and cold and a chance for snow. temperatures dropped into the low 20's tonight. you will wake up to single digits tomorrow morning. the storm will be stalled in new england. the low from the north bringing in the arctic air. high temperatures will be lucky to get up to 32 tomorrow. a high of 32 with scattered snow
showers and a flurries. windy conditions. the wind chill tomorrow will be in the teens. tomorrow, sunshine and a 35. some light snow was no activity by the end of the week on thursday and friday. i think we will spend this whole week with temperatures below 40 degrees. let's check on the roads. >> the roads are impacted by the little bit of snow with this accident. andnow gone in al aberdeen, old philadelphia road. the tractor trailer has been cleared from the scene. there are closures at baltimore street and south street. use extra caution. 95 from the white marsh area. 56 on the west side of baltimore national pike. south of lake harrisburg expressway, 72. you might want to slow down just a bit around chillon road.
--'s check out near the around shawan road. let's check out the website nea liberty. no problems of the owings mills area. this is the traffic at the key bridge east side. moat -- running smoothly. talk traffic is equally smooth at this time. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a powerful winter weather storm is continuing to hamper the great lakes region. in cleveland, many flights were canceled. in chicago, the scene is the same. strong winds forced officials to cancel almost 1400 flights on sunday. up to 20 inches of snow is expected to fall near south bend. richard holbrooke remains in critical condition after undergoing surgery to repair a tear in his eighth order --
aorta. underwent additional procedures to improve blood circulation. he was meeting with hillary clinton about midmorning friday when suddenly collapsed. the minnesota vikings will be looking for a new home field for a few weeks after their domed roof came crashing down under the weight of six to 8 inches of snow. this was less than eight hours before kickoff. several panels of the roof ruptured. the dome deflated and sagged and snow poured onto the playing field. fortunate, no one was hurt. fedex is looking to make history as they are expected to record their busiest day ever. workers are prepared to move
about 16 million shipments around the world. that is double the average of 8 million. today kicks off at fedex's busiest week of the year. the service is considering another voluntary disclosure program. if the program is implemented, those taking a finished one not face the same deals. 15,000 taxpayers have used the disclosure program. daytime drama is not enough for procter and gamble. jane king has more in the bloomberg business report. >> some interesting findings in the most recent bloomberg national poll. more than 70% say big bonuses should be banned altogether at firms which took taxpayer bailouts. many went to -- one stock to
keep an eye on to say, mattel. shares may rise 20% or more in the next year. one analyst said the outlook for toys is better than it has been for a decade. as for stocks, we had an up day for the markets, in part after getting a strong report on consumer confidence. the bloomberg maryland index was boosted. procter and gamble produced daytime dramas and helped coin the term "soap operas." p&g is now going to social media with a big push on twitter and facebook. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> it is 35 degrees on tv hill. another check on weather and
traffic straight ahead. >> the terps take it down to the wire. a preview of tonight's ravens matchup. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. what do you think is an appropriate to begin enrolling kids in sports? share your response on our facebook page or send us an e- mail to email@example.com. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. hopefully your off to a good start. the major roads are looking good. use extra caution because of a little bit of snow out there. continued closures of baltimore and south street because of the cleanup operation. other than that, we are doing quite well. 46 miles per hour at southbound 95 coming out of white marsh. so far so good on the j.f.x. the harrisburg expressway is in great shape. southbound 97, 52 miles per hour right around 100. we're doing quite well. at old court, was cited checking out fine. this is outer loop traffic and in great shape at this time. this is traffic and howard county. 95 north and southbound is running without delay.
more volume writing southbound to the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we do have some light snow to contend with this morning. there are some snow showers passing through on your way to work. it moves up to harford county and some light snow in carroll county. it could cause some slippery spots. let's put it temperatures. this is the warmest part of your day. it is 35 at the airport right now. we will fall into the 20 's by late this afternoon. the best chance will be early this afternoon. the wind will pick up. quintals in the teens by the time we hit the late afternoon and evening hours. seven-day forecast is coming up in just a few minutes. but first, here is keith mills. >> wondering what to buy my kids for christmas.
enough with this ravens stuff. that is my job. we will talk about. football night in america. the ravens play their final prime-time regular-season game against the texans in houston. they feature one of the best players in the nfl, andre johnson, who squared off against a tennessee player. watch him pommel him coming up here. he rips his helmet off. and then it does the mama ollie shuffle on them. chris carr may match up with johnson and said he will not fight with johnson. just try to guard him. >> johnson is probably the best receiver in the nfl. i just play my game. it doesn't matter. if somebody gets mad, they get manicured hedges go out and play
my technique. cortland likes to talk. he its people after the play. that is not my game. -- he hits people after the play. >> the ravens need to keep pace with the steelers. michael vick had two interceptions yesterday. the maryland terrapins had the first acc game against boston college. here's the steel and the basket. the fail. this game went back and forth the entire game. huge night for jordan williams -- the foul. he keeps battling. second half. bc. this is biko paris, maybe the best name in college basketball. comeback.rps in the end, the terrapins cannot
close the deal. bc wins. the first conference loss for maryland. ravens and texans tonight. it is not it must w-win. >> good thing fee most do not play. we just give chris carr the ball and smile. >> chris carr wants to be a lawyer. >> yes, he is. >> a great guy. >> lisa perked up during the sports report. 35 degrees on tv hill. much more to come in the next half-hour of 11 news today. >> two people are dead, 11 others sent to the hospital after a c-o leak in a pikesville home. details of straight ahead. >> is like christmas, roy, an opportunity to head to new york
city and to get a tour of the league office and see a broadway production. all the great details are straight ahead. >> sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. so far so good on the west side. we do have some issues out there this morning. most of them weather-related. >> we have some arctic air and some snow in the seven-day forecast. forecast.
>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning and welcome back. i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. >> we do have some light snow and snow for activity this morning. it is causing a bit of a problem. they are salting the bay bridge right now. it could be enough to coat the ground. there could be some slippery spots. windy and cold otherwise. low to mid 30's. it wind up in the 20 's later today. >> our big story becomes all too
familiar as the weather gets colder perplexed deadly carbon monoxide gas killed two people and sent others to the hostel. george lettis has the story. >> officials here in towson have not released the names or ages of the people who were poisoned to death. we do know officials did not find a c-o detector in the home. the 911 call came in just before 9:00 a.m. sunday. two bodies were found inside this home on colby road in pikesville as a result of a huge carbon monoxide leak. >> did some monitoring with gas meters and found carbon monoxide levels close to 400 parts per million. the threshold that we're concerned with normally is 10 parts per million. >> eight other people in the home, including three children, became very sick from the deadly gas, which is often called a silent killer because you can't see it or smell it. they were rushed to the hospital along with three police officers who were also affected.
the carbon monoxide leak is still under investigation, but officials think it may be connected to a gas furnace. as the temperatures drop, the number of carbon monoxide cases rises. detector. >> it is very scary and it's very alarming and it's sad that sometimes it takes this kind of thing for people to understand that it's not costly to go buy a carbon monoxide detector. and those type of things do save lives. >> and to know the symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning. >> if you develop any symptons -- lightheadedness, dizziness, certainly unconsciousness, get out of the house as quickly as possible and contact us via 911. >> we understand the home was being rented. all rental units must have c-o detectors in them. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police have identified a driver who crashed his car into a home over the weekend. he crashed into a home on
montgomery road around 10:30 friday night and was pronounced dead at the scene. >> i fire in cecil county has claimed the lives of two adults and two children. the fire -- the adults were in the 20's. one man escaped from the fire with minor burns. no word on what may have caused that fire. >> kevin kamenetz is optimistic he will bring changes to the county. five days into his term, he faced criticism on friday from residents who were not pleased with snow and ice on the street after the first snow of the season your number-one priority is to make sure to get the streets plowed and get the trash picked up. i understand that is a basic obligation of county government. >> he also mentioned his plan to
save taxpayers $8 million and improvements in pikesville. he realizes other areas are in need of upgrades as well. >> the ravens are playing tonight. members of their female fan club will be taking a trip of their own to new york city. jennifer franciotti gets to tackle long. she has details. -- gets to tag along. >> we're doing a chartered bus for up to 80 women. >> it is like christmas come early, a field trip to new york city. on wednesday morning, chartered buses will leave from m&t bank stadium for what will be a pack day full of football-themed fun. >> we will see the new women's line for next year. we'll see the play "lombardi" on
broadway. >> it chronicles the life of vince lombardi. judith light is in the play. before the show, ravens fans will get to tour the league headquarters. it is the first for the team and for the league. the ravens are the only team with a female fan club. >> it will be great to show the nfl office how passionate our fans are and how powerful we are as women in baltimore. >> tickets are $120. breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all on the ravens. joining online is easy. >> it is a free membership. glenmont and sun up with your e- mail address. your tickets need to be purchased by 5:00 p.m. monday night. i am going and i could not be
more excited. so, up to new york city. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> purple pride going on in the studio, as well. not a bad ride out there. there is some slick areas because of snow coming down in the area. we will check speed sensors put a bit of a slow spot as to approach the beltway northeast. moving pretty well at 46 miiles per hour on the west side. we continue to look at a nice ride on the beltway. the jfx is running smoothly. major roads running at a pretty good clip. baltimore street at south street, watch for a closure because of cleanup operations. this is a quick live look outside. we have salting operations at
the bay bridge. watch for slow spots developing in and out of the eastern shore. this is 95 in howard county. north and southbound checking out fine. >> a little bit of light snow to contend with to start the day today in some neighborhoods. we have some snow falling in the city and into harford county and some light to moderate snow in parts of howard and carroll county. it could coat the bands and produce a few slippery spots. most areas in the city are above freezing. it is 35 at the airport. temperatures dropped into the 20 + in pennsylvania. this will be the warmest part of the day. windy and cold with a chance for snow showers and snow flurries later today. minor accumulations are possible. windy and cold again tomorrow with a chance of only 32 degrees.
the robots needed to perform tasks like dispensing medicine. the students learned something about teamwork in the process. they build teamwork one block at the time. >> much of the midwest is digging in for me serious snowstorm. southern california was trying to create winter weather kids. that to try their hand at snowboarding and sledding. it looks like fun. it may have looked cold. the temperature was around 80 degrees. edding. my kind of a slidin coming up, a look at the morning headlines. >> that includes a look at your morning commute. salting operations are underway at the bay bridge. >> have some snow on hd doppler. we'll check the seven-day forecast, which is pretty arctic, coming up in just a few
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>> welcome back. the baltimore man accused of trying to plot a recruiting office will appear in federal court this morning. the public defender requests his release on bond. cortines - martinez faces attempted murder. he is currently being held without bond. police of looking for whoever stepped three people at a house party got out of control. authorities arrived on the scene
at 1:00 a.m. on salisbury road. stabbing victim was taken to shock trauma. he is expected to survive. the others were treated and later released at a nearby hospital. how soon it is too soon when it comes to putting our children in sports tax parents are convinced sports like soccer and ice skating are good for a child development and no age is too soon to smart. too much instruction could smother a child's curiosity. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- what do you think is an appropriate to begin enrolling kids in sports?
for the new year. the plan so far has been under wraps. the economy could be a factor. layoffs could be included in the budget forecast. >> dr. kevin maxwell will make public his budget in the next few days. >> we had furloughs two years ago. >> school officials have their fingers crossed, especially when it comes to possible furloughs or even layoffs. >> we're hoping we will not have to do that. we're trying to direct as much money to the classroom as we can with the limited resources we have. >> the school system make briefing planned construction projects and other will not put much stock in plant revenue from slots. education was at the center of a heated gambling debate this
year. that is all the more reason why expected slot revenues will not show what in their budget because we don't count on that. when will slots comdex when will the revenue comebacks there are too many questions to figure that number this morning. >> they are sure to look for even more ways to cut spending as they prepare for 2011. tim tooten, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the proposed budget must clear quite a few hurdles before it becomes public. >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. just a little bit of snow is starting to impact your morning commute. tourists and extant on southbound 5 just pass 195. watch for things to start to slow. heading out anywhere else, still looking pretty good, other than
a slow spot on southbound 95. 42 on the north side. 43 on the west side. volume continues to build and starting to create some delays. 11 minutes on the outer loop northeast side. this is a live look starting with 50 at centerpoint at the bay bridge. salting operations are happening there. you'll find delays as they try to do their work. take it easy as you travel across the bay bridge. we do have an accident on southbound 95. it is just in the area of 195 and is blocking the right lane. >> we do have some light snow to contend with this morning. "light" being the operative word. if the road is not freed, it could be a little bit slippery.
we have some light snow in baltimore city and extending up the 95 corridor into harford county and down south into anne arundel. another ban in parts of carroll county. there could be a touch of us slipping and sliding going on. look at the temperatures. this will be the warmest part of the day. temperatures are going to fall. 35 at the airport and 37 degrees downtown. the front came through. there is an arctic air mass of. the great lakes that is getting ready to spill across into the mid atlantic region over the next 24 hours. it is in the 30's in our neighborhood. 19 in cincinnati. 10 in chicago. five below zero in minneapolis. that is the air that will be moving in. windy and cold today. the wind will pick up this
effort don't. light snow were far as possible all through the day, especially this morning. temperatures, 31 to 36 for highs early in the day. 20's by the time you drive home from work. breezy and cold and a chance for snow flurries as temperatures dropped into the teens and low of 20 's tonight. when you wake up on tuesday morning, be paired for that. very little will change tomorrow. a storm is stalled off to war northeast. some of those lake effect snow streamers will be crossing over into our area as well. we will keep a chance for snow flurries into the forecast on tuesday. a high of only 32 degrees, and that is if we are lucky. sunshine and up to 35 on wednesday. snow activity late thursday into friday. i think we will stay in the 30's all the way through the weekend.
the average high is still in the upper 40's. way below the market all through the weekend. >> thank you. deadly carbon monoxide gas flooded a home and killed two people. george lettis joins us live with that story. good morning. >> so far, officials in towson have not released the names or ages of the people who were poisoned to death. 11 others were sickened. the 91 call came in around 9:00 a.m. on sunday. two bodies were found inside the home on colby road in pikesville. eight other people in the hall became very sick. three police officers were sickened when they went into the home. all were rushed to area hospitals. officials think the league is connected to a gas furnace. officials did not c-o detectors -- officials did
not find c-o detectors in the home, which was rented. >> here's matt lauer with a look at what's coming up next on the "today" show. >> good morning. the latest on the powerful storm that pounded the midwest with snow and strong winds and caused the roof of the metric room to collapse in minneapolis. al has the track of the storm. ed smart speaks out for the first time since his daughter's rapist was found guilty. a dancer with journalists for an exclusive live interview. we have that and much more ahead as we get started on a monday morning right here on the "today" show. >> we have to was that. 35 degrees on tv hill. >> we will come back and check the weather and traffic together
>> some light snow out there. >> we have an accident on southbound 95 on southbound195. that accident is off to the right shoulder. they may have to block a right to blame to clear reit. on the outer loop of the beltway approaching reisterstown road, there is some debris in the road. some delays are forming. southbound 95 looking at a slow
spot, 25 miles per hour. salting operations are happening on east and westbound at the bay bridge. this is 95 just south 195. you can the lights there and is impacting traffic. >> the snow is not a big deal. if the roads are not freed, you could have a touch of a problem. quite often on snow showers. it will get colder as we move on during the day. bitter cold tonight and tomorrow with wind chill is perhaps in the single digits when you wake up on tuesday morning. was in that full of good news tax tune to am 1090 to hear traffic and weather together on the fives. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25. >> see you.
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