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>> hopefully the sky is blue today. the forecast as we continue. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> more comfortable today. >> it will be a nice day today. we had a friend go through yesterday that dropped the humidity. it is comfortable for this time of year. 70 at the airport. dew points are running in the upper 50's. lots of sunshine today appeared mid to upper a 90's this afternoon. very comfortable july day. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes first we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. a few new problems on the roads.
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outer loop at baltimore national pike, word of a vehicle fire. you may start to see some delays in travelling in the outer loop from 70. another accident in the city. the rest of the major roads are cooperating. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. here's a quick live look at traffic. 95 at route 24 from harford county in pretty good shape. volume is picking up as you get closer to the beltway. here's a quick live look at traffic. baltimore national pike we're seeing some delays. we will keep you posted if any lanes are blocked. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we are following breaking news. cal ripken's mother is missing. she was last seen last night in the ebenezer road area of essex.
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she owns a lincoln town car. we have a crew headed out there. we'll bring you more information as it becomes available. >> funeral and memorial services are being planned for the 12 people killed in the colorado shooting. >> the man accused remains in solitary confinement. we have the latest on how prosecutors continue to build their case. >> six days after the massacre, more focused on the crime scene. investigators are analyzing what they found and talking to those who knew james holmes. the plants look at records at the medical college where he was a student. emotions are raw. >> it is a feeling of sadness
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and such loss for all the families. it is horrible. >> she said she felt drawn here. >> i'm overwhelmed by the tragedy. >> christian bale came to town to visit survivors and first responders. >> everybody was impressed with his sincerity. he was so sincere why he was here. >> there are stories of hope. >> making small improvements every day. >> his wife gave birth to healthy baby boy on tuesday. with uplifting stories, investigators hope to determine how wait lone gunman could have caused some much damage. the shooting victims fund is now at $2 million and growing. a sizable donation from warner
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brothers, the student that produce the batman film. >> that shooting is forcing many to revisit gun control laws. a judge has given state officials two weeks to comply with the ruling removing the requirement that a public and show a good and substantial reason for wanting a permit to carry. currently have to convince police you have a good reason to carry a firearm. such a standard infringes on the second amendment rights to bear arms. we spoke with anthony brown who said tragedies like the one in colorado should prompt a fresh look at gun control laws and he defended the current re criteria for getting a permit to carry a gun. >> i don't think you'll ever be able to prevent someone from
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acquiring a gun lawfully and then going on and doing something unlawful. but applying standards like good and substantial will help filter out, i think, the bad actors from owning and possessing guns. >> the attorney general's office is appealing that ruling until the case is decided. state police will be required to grant handgun applications. >> a woman fell onto a track bed at a metro in west baltimore. this happened before noon on tuesday. the train operator saw the woman but could not stop the train on time. she suffered lacerations and some broken bones. a teenager sentenced to life for two separate murders in glen burnie. he admitted to killing one person at a glen burnie 7-eleven in 2010 and pleaded guilty to murdering another three months later. he could be eligible for parole
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in 30 years. >> police are trying to recruit more officers who actually lived in baltimore city. the last class of trainees, fewer than 20% were city residents. the department is impressive to try to get candidates from its own backyard. >> we want people that live here in the city, who understand the city and who are from the neighborhoods in the city and understands the problems in the neighborhoods. >> officials say new efforts are underway to tender qualify city residents as candidates. a sergeant is killed while serving in afghanistan. he was killed during an insurgent attack while on patrol. he graduated in 1999 from high school. he will be awarded the bronze
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star and the purple heart among other honors. he was 31 years old. >> maryland state leaders are expected to gather for a meeting that could make or break the future of expanded gambling in the state. the meeting is scuttled for 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. they will determine if there is enough support for the governor to call a special session on expanded gambling. there is a test. conducting a large-scale dye test as part of an effort to improve baltimore's water quality. the dye is nontoxic to people and animals and cleans up with water. >> 72 degrees on tv hill. penn state officials removed
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another piece of a statue. >> dc comex holds off on the release of a new, -- dc comics. >> how much business is expected to taken during back-to-school shopping. >> we are live at clementine's and talking about a big event helping the american cancer society. the areachecking on roads. some big-time delays on the west
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>> good morning. we are currently 76 degrees downtown at the inner harbor. we're expecting temperatures to be a little cooler today. we'll get to the forecast in just a little bit. we're live in it clementine's and you guys have a big event coming up where four events will be featuring to benefit the american cancer society at the lyric in baltimore. you'll be showing off a dish that is special to you. >> i am preparing a condiment with some local peaches and plums. this pair is perfectly.
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>> i love the way you pronounced all of these. >> and the chicken liver pate and some of the sauces that we made. >> this is a great continent. it is sweet and a little bit savor it with some onion and a little bit of a cake was some mustard and goes great with any meat or chicken or pork. i have a warm pan. i will add a little bit of finaonion. >> great. do you have to use it cast iron pan? >> it is 78 greivis 3 onions, peaches, plums, brown sugar, mustard, mustard powder, and
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sherry vinegar. >> the onions are cooking. >> get them soft. i will add some peaches to this. they are white peaches. this is very simple. we add all the increase and let it simmer down and it will get nice and effect. thick. ook down. will cu next i will add sherry vinegar. amic.ould also add del summ >> this is like a jam or preserve. >> perfect. >> the event is coming up this
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sunday at the lyric. the american cancer society's annual event. will back to tony in the weather center. we'll finish the dish in another segment. >> sounds like a great summer up accoutrement. it sounded cool. that benefits the american cancer society. that is a great event. weather-wise, we had a front come through last night and that is now south of us. the flow is coming out of the north. cooler temperatures. the tempest drop off into the 60's and 50's. mid to upper 80's this afternoon. 70 at the airport. 69 in rising sun.
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the dew points are in the upper 50's. 58 at the airport. 55 in york. the dew points will make it feel comfortable. scattered thunderstorms in the carolinas and back into chicago and minneapolis. this is the leading edge of the warm air that will be coming at us. we'll jump into the 9 90's tomorrow. a breeze of the northwest at 10 to 15. if you take the boat out, wave heights one to two feet. the old high tide at fort mchenry is that 11;37. still comfortable tonight. temperatures dropped into the 0's.r 60's and low 7
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95 tomorrow. friday night, another front will come through and get rid of the heat. then we're back into the mid to upper 90's. some lingering showers on saturday. 60 minutes after 6:00 a.m. -- 16 minutes after 6:00. >> reports of a motorcycle accident southbound 95 in the white marsh area. delays are forming. lane closures at baltimore national pike. we have a vehicle fire that is backing up traffic. a live view it in just a moment. park heights in the city, we have an accident. continued closures in the city. light street is closed between baltimore and lombard. a live view of traffic. we're seeing a southbound light
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at approaching white marsh down to just beyond the white marsh exit. this is a motorcycle-involved accident and it appears we have some lanes closed. we will let you know once we get more on that. take pulaski highway as your alternate. let's look at the west side. things are easy appeared perhaps the vehicle fire is off to the shoulder. we will keep you posted. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we continue to follow breaking news. mother.billy ripken's she was last seen last night in the ebenezer road area of e ssex. owns a silver lincoln town car. the car was last seen near ebenezer road.
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anyone with information should call county police. the wall that once stood behind the statue of joe paterno is no longer. could shropshire workers took down the backdrop on tuesday -- construction workers took down the backdrop on tuesday. the punishments include a $60 million fine and erasing the schools winds from 1998 to 2011 -- erasing the school's wins. the area is flooded with raging waters and becomes a river. flash flood warnings should be taken seriously. dc comics is asking retailers to hold off on selling the latest
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comic books. they want to delay the comic for one month because it contained content that could be perceived as insensitive in light of recent events. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with the decision by dc comics to delay the release of the new "batman" comic book? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to >> it is back-to-school shopping time of year. retailers are prepared to offer you some big bargains. sales are expected to -- retailers from a target to staples are rolling up huge discounts and new promotions including the 88 cent section in walmart. cvs is offering extra savings on
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certain products. lady gaga being sued by the maker of bratz dolla. we have the bloomberg business report. >> watch for higher prices in the grocery aisle for things like meat, eggs, and bread because of the drought. it would mean an additional $30 billion for food. offload wild wings -- buffalo is passing higher costs on to us. they plan to make an additional price hike in september. stocks falling again. germany has outlook cuts by
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moody's. the bloomberg maryland index in the red. he may have to wait till little longer to get your hands on a lady gaga doll. she is being sued. the pop star is being accused of wanting to delay production and shipping of the dolls until her new album comes out next year. a spokesperson said the singer has not seen the complaint yet. that is business. ellen braitman for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. 6:21. keith mills will have today's sports headlines. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we have word of two separate problems. southbound 97, an accident involving a motorcycle and passenger vehicle. southbound approaching the vehicle. three right lanes are closed. volume builds and we'll see some big delays. pulaski road or philadelphia road or your alternates. we have a vehicle fire at baltimore national pike.
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park heights, watch for an accident. oad rest of the major runway ways looking good. traffic is crawling out of white marsh. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is the west side. still a little bit of a delay. things are starting to flow a little better at baltimore national pike. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> good morning. it is nice and quiet on this wednesday morning. temperatures have dropped off to a comfortable level. 72 at the airport. 67 in taneytown. the dew points are in the 50's. lots of sunshine and the forecast with a high temperature around 87. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. here is keith mills. >> thank you.
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the orioles and rays continue their series tonight. railed hellickson tail after the swing by adam jones. he either tied the game or puts the orioles up. in the fifth, the rays take the lead. wei-yin chen pitched well enough to win. they add one more. little blooper to write with scores b.j. upton. jeremy hellickson wins his first game since mid may. ravens training camp continues in owings mills. the rest of the veterans report.
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the team held their first practice yesterday. joe flacco kind of ran the show. sec round pick did not -- the second round pick did not practice because of back spasms. >> ed reed plans on being here. i talk with ed and i look forward to seeing him. >> goatee? he will probably shave that off today. >> i do not like it. i like a clean-shaven guy. except i like your mustache. >> breaking news on the search for cal and billy ripken's mother
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today.
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>> good morning, everybody. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. a good day to spend outdoors. >> this is about as good as it gets in july. it will be a beautiful day. upper 60's and low 7's. we'll make it up to 87 this afternoon. the heat will come back quickly -- upper 60's and low 70's. >> we are following some breaking news this morning. we have some great news. had and billy ripken's mom been missing but now she has been found. >> jennifer franciotti is live to tell us more. >> we just arrived here moments ago.
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mrs. ripken has been found. i asked if she was ok and the answer is she is ok and she is talking with detectives. police will be releasing more details about the situation later today. she has been found safely. we got the report less than an hour ago that mrs. ripken was missing and that issue was last seen last night in the area of ebenezer road in essex. we were looking for lincoln town car. that is one they all points bulletin went to the media. the good news where reporting is that a pilot ripken has been found and she is ok. reporting live in towson, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. that is great news. the maryland board of education
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issues its list of dangerous schools. this is in compliance with the no child left behind law. those schools had a high numbers of suspensions. this year's list includes the baltimore rising star academy, garrison middle school, augusta and fell institute for visual arts, benjamin franklin high school, and the march middle school. >> an effort to raise the federal minimum wage. the mayor and jack young rolley with other supporters of an increase outside city hall today. they want the minimum wage to be raised by 85 cents an hour. school coaches will not be
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trained to identify brain injuries suffered on the playing field to protect athletes against concussions. the new rules are designed to educate parents on the risk of brain injuries. >> this will be much more robust and they're able to catch the first concussion more frequently. >> a state task force has been picked and a final report will be due by the end of the year. >> hilary phelps held olympics party downtown. lisa robinson and donna hamilton attended the afternoon tea. she and her mom say they are excited about going to their fourth olympics. you can catch michael phelps
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live on the "today" shows. he needs three more medals to become the most decorated olympian of all time. keep it right here on tv 11 to see michael phelps later on "today." >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. the problem is 95 coming out of the white marsh region. it involves a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle. the delays stretch back prior to white marsh. it might want to consider pulaski highway or philadelphia road. we have reports of a vehicle fire no longer there on the west side. things are in pretty good shape. park heights at west belvedere avenue, we have an accident.
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southbound 95 from white marsh, we have three right lanes closed prior to the beltway and traffic is inching along in the southbound direction. consider the alternates because it will be a while before this filters out. this is mountain road. we're not seeing delays back here yet. they will creep back slowly and we will let you know once that happens. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. we check in live with ava marie from clementine's. >> will laugh at clementines, one of the four restaurants that will benefit the american cancer society. i'm here with gloria crockett and we have been cooking up a delicious dish. >> it will be on sunday from
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2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the lyric. can visit www.tastefor for tickets. >> people can buy tickets at the door. >> there will be at live and silent auctions. >> will be the dress code? >> evening casual kind of thing. >> >> we will be tasting some of these dishes. we have been making a fruit preserved that will be pared over these meats. we will show the finished product when we come back. we're showing today eight little bit better.
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rain chance is returned by the end of the week. a slight chance for rain on saturday. temperatures drop back to the 80's as we look into the weekend. back to mindy and stan. >> thank you. 6:37. it is bad enough for red sox fans that they are in last place. their world series trophy is up for auction at camden yards. >> a pair of cute cubs less than a week old. >> we are still taking your answers to our water cooler question of the day. do you agree with the decision by dc comics to delay the release of the new "batman" comic book? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to
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>> another piece of baseball history is going up for auction. the 1912 boston red sox world series trophy. we have these photos of the trophy and it is expected to fetch more than $300,000.
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the auction takes place on august 2. >> get ready to say aw. aw. these cute lion cubs were born recently. there will be fed formula for the first three months before they move on to chicken and read neemeat. they are adorable. >> 6:41. 68 degrees on tv hill. >> traffic is bumper-to-bumper on southbound 95 coming out of the white marsh area. >> it will be a beautiful day today but the heat is back in
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the seven-day forecast. it is a nice start this morning. clear skies and no haze in the air. state air. state
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 6:44. a teenager receives a license plus five years for two separate murders. he admitted to killing one person at a glen burnie 7-eleven in 2010. he pleaded guilty to murdering another at the mr. wings and pizza three weeks later. a meeting is set for this
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afternoon for state visit to discuss the future of expanded gambling in maryland. the meeting is set for 4:00 p.m. this afternoon at michael busch 's offices. the meeting will determine if there is enough support to call a special session for expanded gambling. there will be a dye test today. a bright green dye we put in waterways to help determine the location of potential leaks. non-toxic. is >> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> a busy ride on southbound 95. we're dealing with a motorcycle accident on southbound 95. you can see speeds are down to 10 miles per hour from south of
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mountain road to just prior to the beltway. three right lanes are closed. this is an error you want to avoid by taking pulaski highway or philadelphia road. 29 miles per hour on the west side outer loop because of this accident at 70. those delays stretch back to 795. in the city, park heights at west belvedere accident, we have an accident to avoid. the big news is on 95. here's a quick live look at traffic. this is the white marsh area. in zero along all the way down to just prior to the beltway. -- inching along. south mountain road is were the backup develops. avoid 95 this morning and avoid the west side because of an accident on 70. that is the latest on traffic
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pulse 11. ava bring us up to date on a good cause at clementine's. .> we are live at clementine's i'm here with jill snyder, a chef. we have started this. >> we started with some red onion, diced peaches and plums and i added some sherry vinegar. we are letting this cook down. we'll add some brown sugar. >> can you do it based on your taste? >> you can do it based on your taste, especially if the fruit is fresh. >> we finish it off with the final ingredients. >> then we add some mustard.
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i have some mustard powder, about a teaspoon, and whole grain mustard. it is it an extra kick to balance the sweetness of the fruit. >> these are locally grown fruits. >> these are from a good friend of the restaurant, tony. >> i will have you finished that up. i'm here with gloria crockett. where does this money go? >> it benefits four pillars of the american cancer society. it helps people through their cancer journey. it is important to provide preventive messages and to make sure that people are advocates for their own health.
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it goes to our advocacy efforts were we lobby and make sure people have insurance to cover their medical costs and to help pass smoke-free maryland and to help with the tobacco tax. and will also help with research. it is important to support our efforts. >> this event will be benefiting that and helping to prevent and to help treat cancer. the event is happening this sunday at the lyric. >> >> this is the chicken liver pate. >> i have never had chicken liver. i like meat. i think i can handle it.
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that is it real word. >> this will be available this sunday. >> ok. here we go. mmm. i cannot tell if the fruit is masking the flavor. i might have to start ordering liver. >> liver pate, right? >> liver. i'm choking on the crunchiness. >> it is chicken liver pate. >> outstanding effort. all those great restaurants will be there. thank you, ava. she is brave and tried all kinds of new stuff.
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we had a front go through last night. that triggered some big thunderstorms in some neighborhoods. the wind has shifted to the north. we looked upstream and we see temperatures in the 50's and 60's in new england. it will be nice for 24 hours. 69 in jarrettsville. the dew points have dropped into the mid to upper 50's. 58 at the airport. 55 in york. precipitation was, nothing showing up around us -- precipitation wise. we will jump back into the mid 90's tomorrow. today will be about as nice as it gets for july. low humidity and mostly sunny
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skies. the heat comes back tomorrow. 95 on thursday with a slight chance for a thunderstorm. 90's on friday. a front will go through on friday night and that's it knocked the temperatures back into the mid to upper a 90's. maybe a lingering shower on saturday. >> 1 last update on the breaking news we have been falling all morning. police have reported that cal and billy ripken's mother was missing, she has been found. >> what a relief for the cal ripken family. we were told that of what rep again of harford county was found. i asked the baltimore county
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police if she was ok and she is fine. she was talking with detectives. the alert came out this morning around 5:30. what we were told to the alert was she was reported missing around 8:15 last night and last seen in the essex area. she lives in harford county and was found in harford county. i've been in contact with john maroon and he said that cal is understandably relieved. this is good news for the cal ripken family. we're happy to report good news. >> that is a good news. coming up on the "today" shows,
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call phelps. -- michael phelps. keep it set right here on tv 11 to see michael phelps on the "today" show. >> coming up, we'll look at your answers to our water cooler question of the day.
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>> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do
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you agree with the decision by dc comics to delay the release of the new "batman" comic book? >> thank you for sending in that response. how is a looking on the roads? >> we have a problem on southbound 95, a motorcycle accident. down to 16 miles per hour from mountain road down to the beltway. three right lanes are closed. an accident in the outer loop at 70. >> it will be a nice day today with lots of sunshine and low humidity, 87 degrees. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will be back with a live update at 7:25.
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