tv 11 News Sunrise NBC September 15, 2010 5:30am-6:00am EDT
in hd. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. let's get a check of weather and traffic on this wednesday. >> it is a little on the cool side. it is crisp. might want to take a light jacket with you. 55 degrees at the airport. some spots in the northwest suburbs are down near 50. be prepared when you step out today. mostly sunny skies with temperatures around 80 this afternoon. there is some rain in the forecast for later in the week. there are three named storms in the tropics. it is hard for me to remember them. i write them down. i do it on my hands. just like sarah does with the traffic. >> we have a new accident coming in.
traveling in brooklyn, it is on ninth avenue. a tractor-trailer is involved along with a pedestrian. you will find police activity. highway.itchie everything looking good as far as our speed sensors. no delays around the beltway. 95, the jfx, and the harrisburg expressway look good. this is the harbor tunnel. everything running smoothly north and southbound. this is bel air road. this has just changed. we will keep you posted on any problems elsewhere. we are looking pretty good on the topside at bel air road. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now back to you. >> thank you. primary day has come and gone. the votes are in for who will take a position of city-state's
attorney. >> it was a close battle between patricia jessamy and gregg bernstein. in the in, bernstein came out on top. jennifer franciotti is live with more on the outcome. >> that race was so close that a lot of the results were not in until 1:45 this morning. all of the precincts have reported in. bernstein has 49% of the vote and jessamy, 47%. early on, patricia jessamy were in a good mood and celebrating the woman and her career. many here were hopeful the city state's attorney would get another term. jessamy was optimistic. >> it has been a pleasure to be out among the citizens of baltimore city. >> supporters of gregg bernstein
rallied to watch the returns. he came to thank his supporters. many spent the day at the preccts. they took the day off to support bernstein. he talked about how his campaign was able to gain so much traction. >> i think what made this race become such a focal point was it captains to the level of frustration people were feeling about living in one of america's most dangerous cities. i do not know if it is a question of what patricia jessamy did or didn't do. it was people's frustration with crime in the city. after 15 years, people of baltimore would like to see change. >> bernstein believes that race with more than 1400 votes. observers said jessamy would need a strong voter turnout.
she did not have that. voter turnout was at 13.6%. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the voting tally for baltimore county executive has not been completed. there were some voting date issues. kevin kamenetz is ahead of joe bartenfelder with 52% of the vote. the final vote count is expected to be completed around noon today. now we have team coverage. >> we hear from deborah weiner who is that the kamenetz campaign headquarters. >> he was saying it was impossible to project a winner or loser because of problems with computers. kamenetz addressed supporters earlier and sounded hopeful. >> you make me feel great. the voters of baltimore county
are making me feel great. all of our signs are positive. we're running better than expected in almost every part of the county. >> the campaign is not expecting solid numbers until after noon. plans for the whole day remain unclear. deborah weiner, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the numbers have been trickling in very slowly. still no official results. joe bartenfelder thanked the nearly 300 people who gathered here all night long for their support. >> we are waiting for more numbers to come in from the northwest section of the county. until they get the computers back up, we will not have those numbers. the bottom line is each and every one of view, thank you very much.
political supporters, it is great to have. but this group, i appreciate that. i think you. >> the hundreds of supporters stayed for the party and monitored the numbers for nearly six hours. >> we will be running a crawl at the bottom of our screen with the latest results. you can get all of our election coverage on our website, wbaltv.com. concealing, results from the last big night of the primary season for the nation. >> votes came in the middle of an economic crisis. kate amara joins us live from our washington bureau with the latest. >> good morning. maryland is one of seven states and the district of columbia holding primaries last night. it was a dramatic defeat in
delaware that set the stage. the tea party winds again. christine o'donnell takes the senate primary with the backing of the tea party and sarah palin. >> it will be hard work. but we can win. >> she beat mike castle, a moderate. >> the of voters have spoken and i respect that decision. >> voters are angry with the status quo. >> just because voters are angry does not mean they will judge candidates with the same set of criteria. >> recent victories are good for conservatives possible bad news for republicans trying to win control of congress in november. >> anything can happen over the next couple of weeks. >> the republican party has said it will not fund christine o'donnell's general election
campaign. live in washington, i am kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> very interesting. how are some of the other big race is shaping up? crashed charlie rangel easily won his race in new york. adrian fenty is ousted in the primary. he it basically will be out after november 2. an interesting race shaping up is new hampshire. it may prove to be a real show of the power of sarah palin. the race remains too close to call. there are about 1000 votes between the gop establishment candidates and she has the endorsement of sarah palin. interesting. >> kate amara, thank you. >> very interesting.
pennsylvania. high temperature expected in the upper 70's to around 80 under mostly sunny skies. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we will also update the tropics. for now, to the news desk. >> despite the increase in abuse by teenagers, cough medicines will continue to be sold over the counter. a panel voted 15-9 against a proposal that would have required a doctor's note to buy the medicine. the misuse of the products is reportedly on the rise with more than 8000 emergency rooms this it's linked to the practice. the requirement of a note would have been overly burdensome. it is 57 degrees on tv hill. we'll hear from some of the first emergency responders from last week's guest winds
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is getting busier by the minute. there is an accident at the key bridge and it is starting to develop some delays. this is on the mid span of the key bridge. another accident involving a tractor-trailer and a pedestrian is in the brooklyn area. we're seeing a bit of a sluggish spot around the body. everything else is in pretty good shape at this time. this is a live look at the accident scene and delays creeping back to approaching the key bridge. that is the inner loop side. expect those delays and stay to the left. 895 is checking out fine. no delays at the harbor tunnel. you might want to consider the
fort mchenry or the carper as an alternate to the key bridge. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. >> good morning. we're moving along nicely on the light rail in glen bernie. metro subway is on time. we have a diversion on the buses affecting the tan and 30 buses at light street and pratt street. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> good morning. thank you. we will get in to the seven-day forecast in a moment. but first we say good morning to sandra shaw who is down for an interesting charity event. >> you have to have a lot of courage to be involved. it is a good thing we have a nice weather data. they will be repellent from the top at silo point. one of the people who will be
repelling for addiction recovery melila.llio we have with us the president from that organization. what is it you guys do it? >> we provide residential services, outpatient services, support services, and we provide services behind the wire behind the walls in the state penitentiary's in maryland. >> it is important work that you do. there is a lot of economic stress out there. >> prior to this, the addiction rate in baltimore is probably higher than anywhere in the nation. if you add to that what is happening with the economy, it is more difficult. more people are seeking help. >> a great program and a great
cause. you did this last year. what is of like? >> you do a practice run from the penthouse down. you come all the way down to the ground. the view of baltimore downtown is incredible. knowing your helping out and raising money just makes it all worthwhile. >> you guys are broadcasting live out here today. you should check her out. good luck. better you than me. there is nothing happening over the state of maryland. our next system will give us a chance of some thunderstorms as we head into late tomorrow. that is it for now. can you believe how brave she is? >> we were watching some video. she looks a little scared. >> let me see you out here, tony. >> no way. there is a weight limit on those
chordords. you do not challenge the 98 rock people. then you will get into that. i have to go upstairs and the radio with them. we have clear skies right now. temperatures are on the cool side. we are in the 50's in many locations. 53 in parkton. it is much warmer down town and close to the water. you get the heat island effect from the city. we have no precipitation around us. there is a system that will move through tomorrow with a chance for some showers and thunderstorms. we will see scattered storms thursday night and into friday morning. i will show the seven-day forecast in a moment. there are three named storms in the tropics. this is igor, a category four
hurricane. out to the east of igor, there is julia, another category 4 storm. this is a major player. it will miss puerto rico and probably missed the east coast of the united states. igor may come close to bermuda. if you have travel plans to close attention toay igor. carl will move into the gulf of mexico. a lot of action in the tropics. here a home, mostly sunny skies. 80 degrees this afternoon. partly cloudy skies tonight. temperatures will drop back into the low 60's. the seven-day forecast, scattered showers and
thunderstorms are possible thursday afternoon, thursday night, and ending early friday morning. mid 70's on friday. it looks like a dry weekend with 80 at 80 ons saturday. >> we're getting a first hand accounts from the emergency responders. >> a gas line tore apart a community just south of san francisco. >> it appears we have flames and multiple structures on fire. we have a fireball. >> as firefighters raced towards the flames, and neighbors were running for their lives. >> it was a pretty chaotic scene with people trying to get out. >> the heat was so intense, the inferno so massive, it took nearly 30 minutes to determine this was no plane crash. >> this is not a plane crash.
it is some sort of natural gas explosion. >> the cause is still under investigation. >> i worked here. it is my family. >> this firefighter is seen people running out and they are looking at us for help. we did not have the resources. >> chaos and confusion and no way to fight the fire. >> i think we have a broken water main down here. >> it is a sinking feeling. you count on the water being there. we needed it there. >> this neighborhood burned for eight day and a half. nearly 40 homes were destroyed, hundreds more damaged. >> it just incredible.
my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress. >> sports reporter is at the center of a sexual harassment
investigation after claiming she was being treated in a probably. her name is ines sainz. sainz is happy the nfl has decided to investigate. it started at the jets' practice went balls were thrown in her direction. later in the locker room, she was subjected to catcalls by players. this led to an investigation. sainz is being accused of dressing provocatively at the practice. >> this morning we asked -- are men's locker rooms a proper place for female sports reporters? >> keep e-mailing those responses to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> here is a look ahead to one
next hour. >> classified ads at craigslist finally speaks out. >> remembered the outbreak of bedbugs fact that complex is now facing a lawsuit. >> imagine waking up to a reptile slithering new year bedside. i would not want that. not first thing in the morning. >> speaking of reptiles -- things are quiet weather-wise. we have three named storms in the tropics. >> we are tracking several new accidents out there. kind of a busy morning rush. we will get you up to date.