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>> one man is dead and a police officer is injured after chaos ensues at a local nightclub. >> an increase in the alcohol sales tax may put a damper on your holiday. >> one person is dead and another severely burned after a house fire in anne arundel county. >> then it is over to monaco, where one of the world's most eligible bachelors has tied the knot. >> live, local, latebreaking -- this is wbal-tv 11 news at 5:00 in hd. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> welcome to 11 news sunday morning. i am lisa robinson. >> i am lowell melser. let's look outside with
meteorologist in memory. we have a line of thunderstorms -- meteorologist ava marie. >> you can see quite a bit of showers and thunderstorms all across this part of the state. a cold front is approaching the area. this will move through later today. at any point, we are talking about the possibility of heavy thunderstorms. keep that in mind if you plan to be outside. things will be shaping up much better towards baltimore as we head toward the holiday. that is good news if you have plans for monday. for today, keep in mind, those storms could be in the area. 71 at bwi marshall right now. he midi is that 81% -- humidity is that 81%. the full force as is coming up. >> outside of baltimore county nightclub, a man is dead, a police officer is how the
allies -- is hospitalized. and that it happened outside of the club on saturday morning. sheldon has the details. >> the grand opening banner still hangs over the nightclub. it is unclear how long the nightclub will stay closed. just before 2:00 a.m., a man was shot in the parking lot. >> the officers discovered the victims' suffering from multiple gunshot wound -- victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. he was taken to the hospital. >> that put a scare into the community. >> i talked to the family off- camera. they had no comment on the shooting. all the police do not bill the suspect's motive, they think there was an argument between -- do not know the suspect possible motive, they think there was an argument between the two men. bam uh the officers discovered the victim with a large group of people -- the officers
discovered the victim with a large group of people surrounding the victim. some people failed to follow orders. one officer was a salted. the officer was transported to the hospital, treated and released. we have one person in custody for that assaults. >> the search continues for the man who is on the run. police do not have any details other than that he may have left the scene in a car. >> i always have my eyes wide open. i look over my shoulder when i go to a new place like this. i would not judge this place by one incident. i think every place deserves a fair break. >> sheldon dutes, wbal-tv 11 news. bam of baltimore police are looking for a man who was shot and killed in northeast on stonewood road. the victim has not been identified. investigators believe he was fighting with the other men when shots were fired. anyone with information is
asked to call the city's homicide unit. city police are investigating another shooting. a man was walking on aisquith street on saturday morning. someone shot him in the head. the victim was taken to the hospital where, at last check, he was in stable condition. the suspect fled on foot. there is no word on a possible motive. >> maryland police are trying to figure out what led to a deadly motor scooter accident in carroll county. the driver was traveling westbound their shepherds mill road he just after midnight on saturday -- near shepherdstown road is midnight -- sheperd's mill road. one person is dead after a fire in anne arundel county. the fire broke out on shore drive in edgewater. another person was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening
injuries. >> the propane tanks are something that is standard in the area here. many homes have protein gas -- propane gas. there was no damage to the tanks or indication that the gas tanks were involved in the fire. >> the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> fire has one family looking for a new place to live. nhe two alarm fire started o carbore way on saturday morning and quickly spread to two adjoining homes. >> when i got up, i heard the smoke detectors. i went to the top of my stairs and i saw a lot of smoke. i got the kids. we got out of the house. you could see all of the flames coming from the stove. >> everyone made it out safely, but the firefighter was treated for injuries not related to the fire.
there is no word of what started the fire. >> this holiday weekend not only marks america's birthday, it also marks the birth of a new tax increase in maryland, when the klieg that your favorite drink. -- one that could affect your favorite drink. deborah weiner has more. >> maryland's tax on alcohol has increased from 6% to 9%, a change that caused a lot of commotion in annapolis, but at this point, not a big stir at places like this popular pub. >> most people do not understand. they think it is a price increase. overall, we have the same clientele. it is maybe one quarter more now. bam of the new tax is expected to generate more than $85 million-- >> the new tax is expected to generate more than $85 million. those who fought for the tax increase think there will be other benefits as well.
>> this will save lives and reduce underage drinking, reduce alcohol abuse, and save us all from the horrors of alcohol dependents and injury. -- dependence and injury. >> patrons were not complaining about the price change yet. >> i do not think it will change anything about the way people will drink. i guess the government will make a profit. >> it is going for the good of society. that is fine. >> w palm t b 11 news -- wbal-tv 11 news. >> the tax affects a beer, wine, and spirit -- affects beer, wine, and spirit. >> another republican has thrown his hat into the already crowded ring for president. thad mccotter formally announce his candidacy yesterday at a
fourth of july festival in michigan. the five-term congressman is considered a -- shot candidate by party insiders. he is a native of detroit and member of the house financial services committee. he previously served as chair of the hype republican house policy committee. another gop candidate is struggling to support michele bachmann. there is only six weeks left before the first critical test in the lead off state. michele bachmann is leading a recent poll, along with former massachusetts governor mitt romney. >> president obama says nothing can be off limits in the budget debate and is calling congress to make a deal. in his weekly address, he said that every tax break and program has come under scrutiny. >> democrats and republicans agree on the need to solve the problem. over the last few weeks, the vice president and i have gotten
both parties to identify more than $1 trillion in spending cuts. it means we have to start making some tough decisions and scale back where -- scale back some programs. nothing can be off limits. >> the president added that, while spending cuts are necessary, it can be done well making investments in education, research, and technology that actually create jobs. the deadline to raise the budget limit is looming. >> one airplane had to be escorted to the ground after straying into a restricted air space on saturday. president obama is spending most of his weekend at camp david. the pilot was interviewed. authorities determined that it was an accident. >> it is 71 degrees. the first implemented hospital says that could save the lives of newborns. that will come up on medical
alert. >> newlyweds make time for a cooking lesson as they continued their tour of canada. >> first, a live picture. >> it is a little bit scary out there. >> the forecast is next. i have fallen in love with making bird houses. caw caw! [ director ]what is that? that's a horrible crow. here are some things that i'll make as little portals. honestly, i'd love to do this for the rest of my life so i've got to take care of my heart. for me, cheerios is a good place to start. [ male announcer ] got something you'll love to keep doing? take care of your heart. you can start with cheerios.
>> now, your 11 insta-weather forecast with meteorologist ava marie. >> good morning. thank you for joining us on this sunday morning. it has been a stormy start to this day. we have had quite a bit of thunderstorms all across the city of baltimore. some of them have been heavy at times. we are looking for heavy showers and other storms. in low-lying areas, we could see pondering on some local roadways. that is and then to keep in mind. if there is standing water on the road, stop and go all drive -- do not try to through it. the storms could be heavy at times. it will be around for much of the day. as we get to the afternoon, we will see an increased chance of thunderstorms. that is sending to keep in mind. lot of outdoor plants acting -- that is something to keep in mind. lots of outdoor plans this
weekend. what is causing this thunderstorms be thunderstorms is what is coming, the west. -- what is causing these thunderstorms is coming from the west. there is a lot of heat and humidity coming in. that is keeping vinson settled. that front will eventually pass by later this evening. into your holiday, the fourth of july, we're expecting the northern share of the state to stay mostly dry. the sun will -- far southern maryland could be stuck in the stormy weather for the next couple of days. let's check out the forecast. toward baltimore, high temperatures and the upper-80's and low-90's. humidity has increased throughout the weekend and that case in thee throue
morning and afternoon and evening. we're going to keep this guy is mostly cloudy. that will keep -- the skies mostly cloudy. across the state, temperatures are in the 80's. we have some severe thunderstorms out west and up north. things will clear out in baltimore on monday. thunderstorms will stay to the south until the entire state sees storm chances deriving -- increasing later in the week. >> the annual african-american heritage festival. ♪ hundreds gathered near the stadium for the family event. celebrity performances, food, rides, and educational exhibits are some of the top rows of the -- draws of the event.
civil and tonight at 9:00 p.m. -- the festival ends tonight at 9:00 p.m. the starspend less spectacular -- "star spangled spectacular" -- if you missed last night's performance, you can catch another one tonight at 8:00. that is a fun time. >> he went to the african- american festival and got your groove on. >> it was very fun. good food. i do not know who the celebrities were. >> we are getting the music. >> we will tell you the reason behind that tylenol recall. >> the trend that changed the color of your eyes -- many do not know they can cause permanent damage. we will take a closer look. >> prince albert of monaco is no
i have fallen in love with making bird houses. caw caw! [ director ]what is that? that's a horrible crow. here are some things that i'll make as little portals. honestly, i'd love to do this for the rest of my life so i've got to take care of my heart. for me, cheerios is a good place to start. [ male announcer ] got something you'll love to keep doing? take care of your heart. you can start with cheerios. the natural whole grain oats can help lower cholesterol. brrrbb... makes you feel ageless. [ male announcer ] it's time. love your heart so you can do what you love. cheerios. [ bob ] squak.
5:19. johnson & johnson is recalling more than 60,000 bottles of tylenol extra strength cabot -- caplets because of a possible off beeve odor anwhich has associatedn with gastrointestinal symptoms. -- which has been associated with gastrointestinal symptoms. >> one survey found that one in three mothers had said they spanked their children.
doctors say the punishing children at such a young age makes no sense. maryland is the first date in the nation to institute a mandatory hospital test that could save the lives of newborns. george lettis spoke to one mother who is turning her heart begin to hope for countless other babies. bam a at seven weeks, she had that sweet smile -- >> at seven weeks, she had that sweet smile and still in good health -- seemingly good health. >> she looked great. i put her to bed thinking she was ok. then i went to work on my computer. i checked on her couple of hours later and she was gone. it was clear that she was dead. bam a olivia's and wish -- >> bolivia's anguish -- olivia's anguish turned to anger that per
daughter's condition could have been found out by as simple screening right after birth -- by a simple screening right after birth. limited measures how much oxygen is in the bloodstream. low levels indicate a wide variety of congenital heart diseases. it was not a mandatory newborn test. it was just a few years ago that doctors develop a new screening tool so that heart defects could be detected in newborns. olivia heard about the hospital's research and joined forces in convincing the assembly to make maryland the first state to make it a required test for newborns that all hospitals. >> to be able to have this implemented in maryland really helped maryland to become a leader in detecting this and saving lives. >> the hospital is now working to make a dollar-per-test
procedure mandatory worldwide people >> i am -- hopefully, no other family will go through this strategy. >> george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> lady gaga and rihanna are doing it. the heaviest cosmetic context to change the color of their eyes -- they have used cosmetic contacts to change the color of their eyes. they are only available with the ballot prescriptions, but more and more teenagers are -- with a valid prescriptions, but more and more teenagers are acquiring them online. >> they did not fit properly. she was never educated she. was predisposed to having severe infections -- she was never educated.
story. he was one of the world's most eligible bachelors, but prince of attack is now married -- prince albert is now married. >> it could be described as "supreme the beautiful." the heart of the palace, 3500 guests, heads of state, supermodels, even james bond -- roger moore. and charlene wowed them all. she was simply radiant beside he r groom, prince albert. ♪ with one word, it was complete. but a strange thing for the world to wonder on a royal wedding day, is this joyful for
them? is it real happiness, real love? for the couple that seems to barely look at each other or talk in public -- touch in public. allegedly, another woman is changing to have a child out of wedlock with the prince, something the palace vehemently denies. it was like a sly -- sigh of relief for the country to see this happen. it is the first time in 30 years that they have iranian princess -- a reigning princess, grace kelly being the last. she charmed them, but her three children have all had a turbulent personal lives. prince robert is known for the long -- albert is known for the
two children he eventually acknowledged. "no, charlene did not run away ." albert has his bride. the fairtytale -- retail is theirs alone to make come true -- the fairytale is stheirs a -- is theirs alone to make come true. >> prince william and his bride continued their first trip overseas in canada. asy put on chefs' uniforms they participated in a class in montreal. after their lessened, they dined with the quebec premier
and his wife. >> that's not even a snack. an amuse bouche, they call it. >> they didn't seem happy, albert. >> crews in montana are working to clean up the massive oil spill. >> crews in arizona are busy fighting the state's largest wildfire. will have details in -- we will have details when we cover the nation. >> how long will these storms last? more importantly, will they last into your fourth of july holiday? we'll have a check of
>> live, local, latebreaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news sunday morning. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> if you have been out and driving, you have seen this guy -- the sky lit up with under storms. thunderstorms coming in -- with thunderstorms. thunderstorms coming in from the north. more showers and storms could light up the sky.
mother nature's own fireworks. as we head into the fourth of july, things will calm down across the northern tier of the state. copper-80's toward the eastern shore -- upper-80's toward the eastern shore. >> it is no holiday for the firefighters in new mexico who are battling the state's wildest -- the biggest wild fire in history. thousands of people remain evacuated from los alamos. >> as firefighters tried to keep the flames at bay with controlled burns, the runaway fire continues to consume trees and brush in the rugged mountains about the town of los alamos. the fire has blackened thousands of acres, but is moving away from town and the nuclear
laboratory nearby. this is good news, but not good enough. >> we are between iraq and a hard place. we are trying to repopulate, but we do not want to put people in danger. , los alamos looks like a ghost town. most residents have evacuated. officials hope to keep them away for now. the los alamos nuclear laboratory will remain closed until workers can return home. the laboratory director says the emergency has subsided. >> we have assessed the risk to be lower. we were able to change the status down based on that assessment. >> mexico is a hot, dry tind -- new mexico is a hot, dry tinder box. >> do not use your fireworks in your neighborhood. can you imagine that neighborhood -- a home catching fire because of a fire work?
>> if residents can return home soon to a fire-free town, that would be celebration enough. >> crews in montana are working to clean up and will spill along the yellowstone river. an underwater exxon pipeline burst on saturday, spilling as much as 1,000 gallons of oil into the river. workers were able to shut down the line about one hour after it burst. officials say there is no immediate threat to residents or drinking water in the area. the county water line was initially set down, but has turned back on -- has been turned back on after test came back been several times. the cause of the pipes bursting is unknown. one small town in missouri has been battling the rising rivers for weeks. looks like the town has one.
the river has crested just a few feet short of the sandbagged wall protecting the area. it is great news for businesses who have been waiting for weeks to see what the river would do. the army corps of engineers predicts that the water will stay below fred range -- flood range unless mother nature throws a curve ball. >> officials said that riptides are responsible for the drowning deaths of three men in different incidents in north carolina. emergency crews could not revive either of two men who were found on one beats. 1 mile north, another man was found on his back. at times to revive him were also not successful. officials are warning people to stay out of the water. >> people make these money -- make the money. this is the biggest weekend of
the year. it is not good. >> tough break for businesses and holiday visitors at a popular oklahoma recreation area as people are being warned to stay out of the water after green algae was discovered in the lake. it can as problems from skin irritation to liver damage and can disrupt the central nervous system. officials are warning people to stay out of the water. fun.at no fun -- that's no those visiting mount rushmore will learn they are going to miss out on fireworks. the park service has suspended popular fireworks event because the wildfire hazard is just too high. the display typically attracts thousands, but there will be other events, including patriotic music, a flyover by anti-1b -- by a b-1-b bomber, and the night lighting of the
four presidential faces. >> a baboon on the run. we will tell you how the park officials caught it. >> phoenix is suffering through record heat. as if that was not bad enough, thousands might not have any way to stay cool. >> nothing but a peak and humidity in our area today. -- but heat and humidity in the area today. thunder and lightning reported at the airport. coming up, the full forecast and the seven-day,th
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record-shattering day to the high temperature hit 118 degrees, topping the 10-year-old record. meteorologists say that clouds from monsoon activity kept the area from reaching 120 degrees. the monsoon brought strong wind gusts. the toppled wind gusts and toppled electricity to 1500 homes in northeast phoenix and 2400 homes throughout the area. >> now, your 11 insta-weather forecast with meteorologist ava marie. >> sunday -- we have been seeing a lot of thunderstorms -- thunder and lightning. right now, in looks like it is coming in as showers. it is shipping out toward the east, but still coming in from the north as well. the areas north and east of
baltimore will have showers this morning. most of the activity will clear out. behind it, we live double bit of a break. we will see another chance -- we will get a little bit of a break. we will see another chance of showers and storms. ahead of this, the warm and humid air are aided by the warm front not present a pennsylvania. -- now present in pennsylvania. we will see things clear out later today as the high pressure moves in. the southern portion of the state could be pretty hectic for the next couple of days. the same cold front that will be pushing by baltimore this afternoon is gone to stall out across central virginia -- going to stall out across central virginia. we have to keep the possibility of showers and storms. temporary church --
temperatures -- on top of the humidity, increasing tremendously, another chance of showers and storms later. thunderstorms are likely this morning and this afternoon and evening. it is going to be very steamy. we expect the city to jump to the upper eight 80's and lower- 90's -- the upper-80's and the 90's.-90's -- and lower- baltimore will be mostly dry on tuesday. even on the 4th of july, the storms will stay mostly south. the storms will enchant -- storm chances will increase later in the week. got a baboon that was on the run -- >> a baboon that was on the
lamb has finally been captured. he escaped the attraction three days ago and was spotted yesterday on the >> lead bar and a few miles from the part. authorities -- on the family barn a few miles from the park. authorities were called and return to the creature to the park. >> this summer at the newark bronx zoo, you can check out the classic counterpart -- new york runs a zoo, you can check out the classic counterpart, the egos will help teach visitors about how animals lived in the wild. the attraction is open to zoo visitors through the end of september. our zoos should do something like that.
>> i do not -- >> they have them so you can learn about the real animals. >> they are giving as the music again. is it in less up this money -- zipping us up this morning. a picture of dominique strauss- kahn. >> closing arguments are set to begin in the casey janssen murder trial -- casey anthony murder trial. >> first, last night's winning lottery numbers -- hi. looking good! you've lost some weight. thanks! you noticed!
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>> after six reset testimony and over four minor pieces of evidence -- after six weeks of testimony and over 400 pieces of evidence, the casey anthony case is about to close. now comes the closing arguments. >> the courtroom is closed today. the judge is giving the prosecution and defense of full day to prepare. on sunday, each side will get a half day to prepare -- to present their final address to the jury. >> no matter what you do or how you put the puzzle together, based on her ignition, all -- her own admission, there is only one conclusion -- she is responsible. all you can do as a prosecutor -- it is very simple. >> fireworks and nonsense from the defense. you have to hit that there was no premeditation.
how did she die? how did this happen? >> the was a hint of what we might hear. >> if you separate that fact and fiction, it is not something that should result in guessing. the defending attorney was requesting an acquittal. the request was denied. >> the jury should make the decision as to what is fact and what is fiction. >> after six weeks of testimony and more than 350 items entered as evidence, the jury will get that chance tomorrow. bam uh dominique strauss-kahn is back to his rented townhouse -- >> dominique strauss-kahn is back at his rented townhouse in new york. the case has flailed on concerns over the credibility of the
woman who accused him of rape. attorneys hope that he will be able to return to french politics and join the 2012 political -- presidential race. >> it is very important that he plays a role and in france -- role in france. >> pictures of a smiling dominique strauss-kahn made the newspapers yesterday. it is an annual tradition in michigan. a look at the cherry pit spitting championship. >> i have been and that several times. i came in first place. -- been in that several times. i came in first place. look how far he had to skate to get into the record books. >> the orioles at home with the braves. three-one,
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saturday night was much better than friday night for the orioles. they just kill did not get the wind. nothing is going their way -- they just stilted not get the when -- they still didn't get the win. nothing's going their way. mark reynolds certainly enjoying that first pitch. it's a 2-1 game. jake in trouble. couldn't close it out. 5-2. top of the 5, -- they topped o's. markakis deep to center, new streak.
braves 5-4 is the final. under armour high school lacross at unitas stadium. future terp keenan took the t hot. his future teammate. the girls represent as well, more sunshine. great day for tatum. 5 goals. she was the mpv. -- mvp. the north celebrates winning 15-10. great weekend of lacrosse at johnny unitas stadium.
that's it for sports. see you at 6:00./ >> a tradition continued on saturday. the championship -- cherry pits bidding competition was hosted by an owner of a fruit farm. it begin nearly 40 years ago -- began nearly 40 years ago and now tracks competitors from several countries. the winner was a michigan man who was also last year's winner. disgusting. >> think the key to that is rolling of the towngue. a frenchman has skated his way into the record books. he broke world-record by performing the long jump of 95 feet on a roller skates. he jump in front of the famous
monument oshawa is that? i do not speak french -- monument -- what's that? i don't speak french. he beat the former record of 79 feet, set by an american. he has also jumped off of one of the floors on the eiffel tower. >> what does it take to get people to think that i'm going to jump off of something really high? spit a pit? >> that was a huge boom of thunder. let's get caught up on the weather. >> 5:56, 76 degrees on tv hill. here is a look ahead to our next hour. >> and nightclub and with one --
nightclub fight and with one man dead -- ends with one man dead. >> have been hearing the thunder. maybe you have as well. how long will this last? the details are coming up in the forecast. >> this is a wbal-tv 11 editorial from president and general manager dan joerres. >> why is she been necessary?
for the second time -- is cheating necessary? for the second time in as many years, after an investigation at a couple of elementary schools, staff members were exposed to fort erasing incorrect answers and replacing lamb with the correct answers. -- were exposed for erasing incorrect answers and replacing them with the correct answer is. it is called an act of violence against our communities, parents, and students. regardless of whether more cheating is exposed, staff members have been in validang the hard work of many students in an effort to improve -- invalidating the hard work of many students in an effort to improve standardized test scores. students have perform to ensure
opportunities for students. when teachers believe the only way to get ahead is to cheat, there is more than a salary at stake. the school's reputation, the system's ability to attract the best teachers, the ability for a child to get ahead -- they all go up in smoke. the city should be commended for taking care of the problem. it is strike two for the system. do we need a third strike for action?
avamarie. >> good morning, and thanks for joining us on this sunday morning, and it's been a bit of a wet start, even quite a bit of thunder and lightning out there to start off this sunday, all with this large batch of activity showing up on hd doppler from eastern spenz down to central virginia. for us, starting to see thunderstorm taper down t heaviest shower right now, southeast earn teir of baltimore county. quite a bit of activity throughout these mornings hours across the eastern tier of maryland. the further west you go, things are quieting down a bit t those could become a little bit more scattered on as we go throughout the day. i can't guaranty a completely dry day. thought this sunday, we are going to keep in the potential of thunderstorms. we have also seen thetures and humidity increase throughout the
day and throughout the weekend as well. 70 degrees right now out at the airport. we are talking upper 70s all the way down into southern maryland out toward the western mountains in the low to mid 60s right now. definitely the increases in humidity is what's going to make things so steamy throughout the day. we are keeping the potential of showers and storms in front. amount warm surge of air. this front, the cold front, that is, is going to passes by throughout the day out ahead of that, another round of storms toward the underer noon. then hung up in the mid atlantic. >> that's where we will keep the potential of showers and storms. up north of that, things are going to quiet down even if we head towards the fourth of july holiday. talking about showers and forms. some could be heavy throughout these morning hours. withtures mainly from the low 80s, upper 80s toward the shore. >> that's where the forecast is for the shore. steamy through the nest couple of days. even into fourth of july by
tuesday. those chances definitely start to decrease. into our 7-day forecast, monday looks good from baltimore up to the north. not quite the case to the southern tier of the state. tuesday looks fairly dry except down to the south and then the thunderstorm chances will increase for everyone as we get later into this upcoming week. this holiday weekend marks annual tradition in baltimore, the african-american heritage festival. hi, this gathered near the stadium for the celebrity event. some the top draws, food, fun, of african-american heritage. it ends tonight at 9:00. >> the bso kicked off july 4th celebrations around the area with last night's star spang aled spectacular as part of the out door concert series choreographed to fireworks.
if you missed tonight, you can catch tomorrow at 8:00 o'clock. you went to the african-american heritage festival? >> yeah. good food. >> what did you have? >> i don't remember. i am drawing a blank. >> there we go. >> setting me up. seems more people today are choosing the option to rent over buying a home. up next, analysts say it's becoming a popular alternative. >> plus, high levels of bacteria at the maryland beaches. >> crabs. >> you had jerk chicken. important news for anyone taking to the waters this summer. >> it was good. i like curry. royal newliwed action day 4 across the atlantic where they will
>> time now is 6:19. this morning's consumer alert. toyota is recalling some of its hybrids.u.v.s and it involves about 45,000 highlander and 36,000 lexus rh vehicles. the vehicles were built in 2006 and 2007. toyota says they have a problem with their hybrid stems. it's gathering replacement parts t the federal reserve greed to limit the fees banks can charge retailers for swiping debit cards. starting this fall, banks can charge $0.21 per debit charge transaction. and points can get an additional ..05 for fraud prevention, less than half what they charge now but less than the $0.12 that the fed was seeking. the government is looking into
questions about home depot and some of its products. the chain allegedly sold chinese-made products and other foreign products to customers. that would be in violation of a law that says u.s. materials have to be used in public projects. home depot said it would never knowingly sell prohibited goods under any circumstances, end quote. many people whose homes are under water meaning they owe more than it is worth are probably wishing they had chosen the path others had taken to provide a roof over their heads. more on the growing rental market. >> the view is really nice. >> in their next search, limited only to places for winning, not buying. >> more receive tof. you know you can leave if you leave your job. >> you can get a nicer apartment and know you can leave after a year. nothing lost. you know, like a mortgage. so it's pretty safe. >> renting instead of buying a home remains a popular
alternative for plenty of people not wanting a mortgage that can go sour fast. he specially with home values still plummeting blow purchase price. >> one of the biggest benefits of renting is flexibility. >> aol's daily finance.com says although renting doesn't over the investment opportunity buying does, renting for a while can make buying easier later on. >> for someone who is about to graduate, i would say the most important thing is to start saving money and if one way to do that is getting a good prices on a rental and you can put money away into a good savings account, that would be a great way to start saving towards a down payment. >> news says the facts it takes up to 7 years to break even on the cost incurred buying a home is making renting even more appealing in the short-term. >> chris clackem. >> one of the world's most eligible bachelors ties the
afraid to get her hands dirty, a symbol of their love. joining the royals, more than adowns couples celebrating 50 and 60 years together, all of them married on april 29th, the same day as william and kate. in an exchange reminiscent of william's mother, the young couple comforted a cancer patient. william and kate attended another ceremony visit with veterans and families but this weekend stops in the french canadian province of quebec. they proved the ultimate test of the couple's champ. two years ago, demonstrated greeted prince charles with violent protests. so far this trip, no problems. many say canada is enjoying a royal renaissance. this honey moon tour as it's been dubbed has been gore graphed to ease kate into her
royal duties. they were in a love cabin where the prime minister of canada and prince william spent four hours alone. they arrived at the hospital, inside with young patients and out front giving those devoted admirers an unfor gettable royal memory >> the countdown begins until the royal couple arrives in the united states, specifically california. they get there next friday greeted by the governor, jerry brown. on top, a black-tie gala in hollywood. now back to you. >> lisa is mourning over this next story. he was one of the world's most eligible bachelor's, but for quite awhile but no longer. this morning, prince albert of monaco is a married man >> canned >> prince albert and princess
charlene arrived at the royal ball of the royal wedding, they walked down red carpet. prince albert gave a toast to love, peace, harmony and friendship after paying tribute to his bride >> thank you for being on that less traveled path that has enabled me to meet you and to share my life with you. [applause.] >> oh. >> very nice >> that was very touching >> do you think that -- we saw a longer version of this story >> when they looked angry. >> so i don't know. some people think it might be a pr move or something. tabloids. >> i seemed choked up. >> i seemed like it was real. i don't know if we are going to show the story again. there are some facial expressions they had that were kind of interesting. >> uh-huh >> we will see. who are we to judge?
>> nobody. 6:28. 74 degrees. at fireworks display gone wrong in the washington state man 70 to the hospital. we will tell but that next. >> crews in montana are working to clean up a native oil spill. we will have the latest as we cover the nation >> i don't know. i have my wedding coming up in a month. i hope my fiance looks happy year than that. showers at the airport,tures around 70 degrees. due points in the upper 60s and steamy to start off. will shows showers last into your i
>> live, local, late breaking, wbal t.v. news sunday morning >> thanks for joining us >> top stories in just a moment. first, let's put ava on the side. people want to cook out this afternoon. i hope you are not out right now
cooking but in the afternoon, well, the cookout could have thunderstorms mixed in with it. cook in. because we have a chance for thunderstorms at any point today. i don't want to specifically time them because i don't want to let you down. thunderstorms are possible at any time today. but it is a better bet this morning and then again as we get towards the afternoon. we have a front rather approaching the area, a cold front that is, and as that passes by this evening, we will see another round of thunderstorms, but those should start to clear out as we head
today fourth of july. out towards the west. tures will be in the 80s throughout the afternoon. no holiday weekend. loss alamos are safe but thousands of people remain evacuated.
the latest this morning from nbc's charles hadlock. >> as firefighters try to keep the flames at bay with control burns, at a time run-away fire consumes brush above the town of loss alamos. the fire has black ended more than 113,000 acres but it's moving away from town and the nearby los alamos. it's good for the chief but not good enough >> we are behind a rock and a hard place.
we are trying to repop plate but we don't want to put people in danger >> it looks like a ghost town. most of the 1228 residents have evacuated. officials want to keep them away for fear the winds could shift and push the fire closer. the loalamos lab will return closed. the emergency has subsided >> we have now assessed the risk of the laboratory to be lower and so we are able to change the status down based on that assessment. >> new mexico is a hot, dry, tender box where dozens of fires have burned nearly a million acres. fourth of july questions are out of the question >> do not use your fireworks in your neighborhood. can you match a home catching fire because a bottle rocket flew on a arrive town >> returning to al fire-free
town would be celebration enough >> montana is working to clean up a on spill, an under water exxon oil pipeline spilled as much as a thousand gal options of oil into a river. workers were able to shut down the line about an hour. there is no immediate threat to residents. the county's water line was shut down but has been re-opened after water safety tests came back clean several times. the cause of the pipeline break was unknown but erosion is expected today have played a significant role >> a washington state man is in serious condition this morning after home-made fireworks exploded on him. police got a call about a loud explosion saturday afternoon. when they arrived, they found the 58-year-old man with burns to his face and body. the sheriff's office says the man was trying to make a quote super fire work. lease a likes making super fireworks. out of black powder, model
rocket motors and other chemicals >> it's a good remainder to use sane and safe fireworks during this fourth of july season. this is an example of something gone terribly wrong >> police are investigating and say the man could face charges. >> visitors at mount rushmore will learn they will be missing the spectacular tradition of fireworks for a second straight year. the park services suspended the event because the wildfire hazard is too high. the fireworks displaystracts thousands of people every year but there will be other event did including patriotic music and a fly over by a b-1 b bomber. okay. b 1 b and the nightly lighting of the four presidential phase >> thousands of without pour in phoenix, arizona. >> phoenix, maryland >> i wanted people to make sure as the city braces for another
>> one of the nation's hottest cities is even more so this weekend, record-shattering heat in phoenix has caused power outages as the temperature soared to 118 degrees on saturday. wind gusts toppled power lines and air conditioning to some 4,000 homes in the phoenix suburbs. >> now, your insta weather forecast with ava marie >> it's so sad to hear when fireworks are cancelled for the fourth of july. but i know i grew up in colorado
and that was always a big concern this time of year because it gets so dry. fireworks add to that danger. fortunately for us we don't have that fire danger here in the area. in fact, it is absolutely steamy to start off the day. a tremendous amount of moisture in the atmosphere. therefore, we have seen some heavier showers across the area. even rumble did of thunder, quite a bit of lightning reported earlier this morning, all around the city of baltimore. now it looks like this is taper something to mostly showers coming in across southern maryland, behind us, storms south of i-80 in pennsylvania. it's not out of the question for us to get more thunderstorms even as we go throughout the day. i think the worst and most wide-spread of the showers are trying to push to the south and even to the east. this is just something to keep in mind. now as we go throughout this sunday, a big day for people to be outdoors enjoying the fourth of july holiday. we are still keeping that potential for storms, even as we go up around sunday. let's look at the forecast and what we are expecting, what is causing these storms is a new
storm system lifting over the great lakes. right now, we are in the warm surge of air, that warm front lifting out across eastern pennsylvania in upstate new york, the dew points are increasing for us right in and out. the cold front is going to swing by us throughout the day in the evening hours. out ahead of the front, another chance for thunderstorms. them this front is going to get hung up right across central virginia, through the next couple of days. so northern areas including baltimore towards the pennsylvania state line may stay dry through the fourth of july holiday, that may not be the cases for the beach and in southern maryland. right now, temperatures in the low 70s. lou at the dew point, not far off from that as well. very steamy start to the day. at least right now at d.w.i. the humidity 100%. leading into some heavier down pours. as we go throughout the day, still potential for the showers and storms in the area. temperature still able to warm up with the cloud cover.
we are talking upper 80s and low 90s. out toward the western mountains, in the low 80s >> the beach, chance for thunderstorms. the chance decreasing. he specially as the front continues down toward the south. nearby enough we have to keep enough potential of an isolated storm. as for baltimore, things look good for the fourth of july holiday. storms toward the south. late in the week, we will see storm chances increase once again. >> officials say rip tides are responsibility for deaths of three men. two found face down at the surf in the outer basics. he mergency crews continue revive either. a few miles north, a man was unconscious, attempts to revive him was unsuccessful. authorities are encouraging beach visitors to stay in
shallow water >> you want to pay attention to this next story. while many beaches in maryland rank well, a new report found that quite a few had excessive amounts of bacteria. >> pulling off at rocky beach, one of 70 maryland beaches lining the atlantic ocean and did theys me bay were tested for water quality, part of a larger, 30-state study. nrdc looked at monitoring samples that exceeded the state's daily maximum bacteria standards. among the state's worst beaches, toll chester estate's beach in ken county elk northeast river in cecil county and ymca camp takawa. kent county had the highest at 25%. cecil county at 22% and arundel county 7 percent.
worchester 22% >> we are working hard to keep beaches safe and health. >> the maryland department of environment says the state's storm water management act of 2007, which helps control storm water drainage in the state's largest counties, is helping somewhat but should get better with time >> we have water regulations for development and redevelopment. we have new permits going in place for the largest municipali municipalities. we have construction activity as it relates to storm water >> the report went on to assign star ratings from 1 to 5 for the state's most popular beaches based upon testing issues and water quality. sandy point state park in annapolis got two stars. gunpowder state park two. elk neck state park, two. point lookout state park, four stars. ocean city beaches, four stars. the e officials feel ocean city
should have received five stars like it's delaware neighbors did in dewie. >> i think there is what appears to be an error. they listed ocean city as having four stars. the 5th star is for frequency of sampling, specifically if you sample more than once a week and the ocean city beach is sampled more than once a week. we think it should have five stars >> if you would like to take a closer report to the report, go to wbaltv.com >> former imf chief dominic strauss-kahn have a future in nance? >> we head to florida as closing arguments are set to begin in the casey anthony trial >> first, a look at last night's winning lottery numbers.
>> jurors in the casey anthony murder trial will be back in a florida courtroom to hear closing arguments, get instructions from a judge and begin deliberations. the judge says he expects to have them working july 4th as well trying to decide whether the florida woman is guilty of killing her two-year-old daughter. jay grey has more >> at a time. >> this concludes the presentation of all evidence >> now comes the closing arguments. >> the courtroom was closed today. jeff aban terry, and then on each sunday each side will get a half day to deliver their final
crucial address to the jury >> legal analysts say the prosecution must stay the course >> no matter how you put the puzzle together, based on her own admission, her lies and her behavior, all inferences correlated from? really, there is only one conclusion. she is responsible. she is liable. and that's it. >> what do you do as a prosecutor? >> very simple >> not as easy, some say, for the defense >> nonsense from the defense. there is no pre-medtation. there is no intent to kill. you have to ask the jury. how did she die? how did this happen? >> as the proceedings wrapped up on friday, there was perhaps a hint at what we will hear >> if you separate the facts from fiction and inferences being stacked on inferences, this is really not something that should result in guessing by a jury. >> defender jenny mason was arguing for an acquittal. it was denied >> the jury should be the body that makes the decision as to what is indeed fact and what is
fiction. >> after six weeks of testimony and more than 350 items entered as evidence, the jury will get that chance tomorrow. >> jay grey, wbal, t.v. 11 news. >> dominique strauss-kahn had a brief out with his by. he was released from the house arrest friday without bail amid questions over the credibility of the woman who has accused him of attempted rape. meanwhile, one of strauss-kahn's political allies says he hopes the former imf chief will be able to join the 2012 presidential race >> if has to play a role, a great role in the future and it's very important for friends and for the left and for the future struggle in france. >> pictures of a smiling strauss-kahn made the front page opinion most french newspapers
yesterday >> one summer camp is offering not only an athletic experience for kids but also a chance to keep up with their math and reading. who can't use help with more math and reading? i know you can. >> that's true. i don't know what i am supposed to read next. there it is. find out how far the -- >> in sports, orioles at home with the braves last night, 3 to
>> 11 sports. >> saturday night proved better for the orioles. 13 hits, three hom runs. still didn't get the win, though. it's not going their way. nothing was going ken hudson's way. he will hear that forever from jones and he handles it like a veteran. hudson was not spectacular. he was not very good there. mark reynolds enjoying that first pitch he saw. the top of the fourth with a man aboard a 2-run shot. 2 to 1 game. bottom of the fourth. two outs couldn't close out. ross, the back-up catcher, grand slammed by the 2.
top 5 atlanta has it pretty well this series. jordan shaffer, goodness gracious. another nice one as well up against the wall. no one catching this one. nick marcatis. 5-4 game. the orioles could score no more. braves second against the orioles. 5 to 4. underarmor high school lacrosse, johnny unitis. 7 unanswered goals. future teammate, murray, long pole vault hangs to win by a final of 11 to 9. the girls representing as well, same format, venew, they play a little bit more sunshine. so many quick moves. number 7 for the north, she had five goals in the afternoon. she was your m vp.
south hung around for a while. you can see how quick and athletic these young ladies are on the way to becoming young women. celebrate the win a final of 15 to 10. great weekend of lacrosse at johnny unitas schedule. it was a very pleasant afternoon for everybodin involved. >> that'spots. i am pete gilbert. we will see you back here tonight at 6:00. >> a frenchman has skated his way into the record books. 35 year-old todd press broke a world record by perform a long jump of 95 feet on roller skates, in front of the famous mon u. the basilica of the sacred heart. beat the previous record of 79 feet set by an american. there he goes. whoa! that is pretty scary. he set a record last year with the highest jump off of the first floor of the eiffel tower. that will takes guts.
>> don't do that at home. >> no. it really can take guts. >> yeah. it can spill them all out if they crash. >> 6:55. 71 degrees on t.v. hill. here is a look ahead of our next hour of 11 news sunday morning, live on our digital channel. nbc's coverage of tennis. the today's show is next, but we hope that you will join us live in a few minutes on the plus channel. >> yes, the plus channel. 7:18 in medical alert. the latest clinical trials for cancer treatment. >> we will get crafty at 7:24 with pat treotic decorations and little kids' scissors. >> 7:39, tips to make your holiday cookout safer and healthier on the grill. >> plus more news and weather in sports all when 11 news sunday morning continues. join us. >> on plus.
take off for parts unknown. we would encourage everyone to make this about points well known but perhaps not often visited. maryland has it all for sure. there are mountain trails to hike and ocean boardwalks to bike. the maryland zoo at baltimore is a summer favorite. the national aquarmedium continues to be a points of pride for the entire state. annapolis, spend the day on the bay or get a peek at the pasturing the u.s. naval academy. south of saint mary's, you can travel back in time spending the day at the state's first permanent settlement. the hundreds of miles of water to kayak. there is something to see no matter the direction the come pass points. this summer, we encourage everyone to make it a point to make maryland the destination of choice, to help plan your summer escape to maryland, log onto wbaltv.com and click on "hot topics."