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tv   News  ABC  May 21, 2012 5:30am-6:00am EDT

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morning. >> it looks like south carolina maybe in the clear. >> right now tropical storm watchers have been taking a look and that watch has been lifted for the first storm of the 2012 season, spins off the shore as of 5:00 sunday evening tropical storm alberto was 130 miles south of charlston. forkers expect it to turn northeast, sometime today. we will send it over to lynette charles. you've been keeping an eye on this all morning. >> you are right. this is the first tropical storm of the season. the season doesn't begin officially until june 1st. with that, the winds now sustained with the system, at 40 miles an hour. we can see the pressure at 29.74 and beginning to lag to the south. it is forecasted to push to the north and east, we can see the spaghetti plots. the models are in agreement. it keeps it offshore. it will not be affecting us
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whatsoever. what is affecting us this morning, on the most powerful radar. we have the showers coming in
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going to be clear. here is a look at liberty. you are looking at an 11 minute ride on the outer loop from 795 towards 95. that's a look at your time saver traffic. back over to you. trayvon martin case, on sundays the mother of the murdered florida teenager spoke to a congregation at a church. >> abc2 news was there. let's take a look. >> reporter: sunday was mormon's day at the church in north baltimore. the doctor and congregation are talking about strength, faith and hope and invited sabrina, trayvon martin's mom to speak about her personal journey on the 3-month anniversary of her son's death. (inaudible.)
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>> reporter: the pastor has had the opportunity to minister to the fulton and martin family multiple times as the tragedy happened. he wanted sabrina to know baltimore is with her. >> testimony resonates with so many families in baltimore, where there are so many murders and acts of violence to raise hope and strength. last week was mother's day, she modeled for america what it means to stand in strength, even in the face of grief. >> reporter: she didn't want to discuss the trial. she wants to thank baltimore and the doctor for their support during the trying times. >> we have the support that is here in baltimore, there are god fearing people and christians that believe that
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supporters as well. it warms our heart to know there are people that support us. this is the first time she visited baltimore and very thankful to the congregation during the trying times. we are getting new information about a boat crash in sparrows point. we told you about this last night. we learned the crash happened before 10:00, the boat ran in to a concrete pier at bethlehem steel. three people confirmed injured. the coast guard, baltimore city fire, arundel and state police responded two. people were pulled from the water. the boat was towed to anchor bay in dundalk. police in college park are looking for three men accused of robbing a driver at gunpoint. this happened near the university of maryland.
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the victim told police he was driving on university boulevard. a man flagged him down. showed a gun and got in the backseat. when they stopped, two men got in the car and forced the victim out. 72-year-old woman suffered minor burns after her wheelchair caught fire. this happened at the senior center building 6:30 sunday. the chair has a hands that will moves it up and down and back and forward and being plugged in. the spokesman for the fire department never heard of a wheelchair catching fire or anything like this. fire investigators say there is evidence of a molotov cocktail left at a burnout row home. when firefighters arrived around 9:30 sunday, there was a fire on the first floor and the smoke billowed up to the second and third floor. one person has been confirmed injured from the fire. they claim they are victims
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there is something different about miami beach senior high school prom. a porn convention was going on at the same venue. a woman found out. the miami beach convention center was the only place available. locations give rules such as no hotels. correctional facility in mississippi became a battleground sunday when
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inmates tried taking over. five prison workers were sent to the hospital and one has been confirmed killed. the facile houses illegal immigrant men . also ahead this morning, we will tell you about great deals, if you book a flight on line. we will look at that, why travelers are turning to travel agents. we are off to rainy start. we are dealing with fog across
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the region. expect reduced visibility in northeast baltimore. a house fire shut down mc queen and northern parkway. use parent parkway as your alternate route. here is a live look at york road. the roadways will be wet. no delays up towards 83. that's a look at your time saver traffic. stay with us, more to come. you are watching good morning mailed. ♪ ♪ pop goes the world ♪ it goes something like this ♪ everybody here is a friend of mine ♪ ♪ everybody, tell me, have you heard? ♪ ♪ pop goes the world ♪ pop goes the world [ female announcer ] pop in a whole new kind of clean with new tide pods... a powerful three-in-one detergent that cleans, brightens, and fights stains. pop in. stand out.
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