Sun News Digest

SUN NEWS DIGEST

June 04, 2007

SPORTS

Angels beat O's on walkoff

Vladimir Guerrero pounded Chris Ray's final pitch over the wall in left-center field for the game-winning, two-run home run, giving the Los Angeles Angels a 4-3 victory over the visiting Orioles. pg 1d

MARYLAND

Stabbing suspect released earlier

The man charged with stabbing and robbing a woman in Charles Village recently was accused of attacking a shoe store manager four years ago but was released after being found not criminally responsible because of a mental disorder, court records show. pg 1B

Prison remains in lockdown

The Metropolitan Transition Center remained in lockdown yesterday for the second day after a brawl that left 18 inmates injured. Three of the injured prisoners were still in serious condition at area hospitals. pg 3B

Soup kitchen gets new complex

Our Daily Bread moves today from its Cathedral Street location to a new $15 million, 52,000-square-foot facility in the shadow of the city's jail by the Jones Falls Expressway. The soup kitchen will serve its 9,500th meal without interruption today in its new complex pg 3B

NATIONAL

Democratic debate heats up

Jockeying for advantage in the first primary state, former Sen. John Edwards took on the Democratic front-runners over the war in Iraq in a sometimes-contentious presidential debate last night. pg 1A

Drug could battle liver cancer

A new drug looks poised to become the first effective treatment for liver cancer, one of the deadliest and most common cancers in the world, whose incidence has been rising in the United States, doctors said yesterday. pg 3A

WORLD

14 soldiers die in 3 days

The U.S. military announced yesterday the deaths of 14 more soldiers in the past three days, a heavy toll that underscored the increased exposure of American forces as reinforcements push deeper into war-torn neighborhoods of Baghdad and outlying areas in a bid to flush out militants. pg 6A

Gates visits Afghan capital

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates arrived in Kabul yesterday for his second visit to the Afghan capital since becoming the Pentagon chief, saying that although he believes progress is being made in the country, he wants to ensure there is no slackening of effort. pg 6A

TODAY

Cove Fort is immortalized

Six years after finding himself in a pioneer way station in Utah, a state highway administrator in Maryland decided to immortalize Cove Fort in the minds of Marylanders heading west out of Baltimore toward Frederick, Hagerstown and across nine other states connected by I-70. It's not often an act of traffic engineering captures the imagination of, well, anyone. pg 1C

Scottish Rite Temple for sale

The Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation is looking to sell the Scottish Rite Temple of Freemasonry at Charles and 39th streets. After nearly 75 years, the charitable foundation that owns the wants to sell it and move to smaller quarters in Baltimore County. pg 1C

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