Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

January 31, 2012|The Baltimore Sun


Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high temperature around 62 degrees. It is expected to be cloudy tonight with a low temperature around 41 degrees.


Check our updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute.


Same-sex marriage foes push traditional unions at rally: More than 300 protesters filled a courtyard in front of the State House in Annapolis on Monday evening, listening to ministers and chanting slogans in opposition to a same-sex marriage bill introduced by Gov. Martin O'Malley.

No injuries or delays as private jet overshoots BWI runway: A small Gulfstream private jet overshot a runway Monday night at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport, causing no injuries to the two people aboard and no delays to commercial flights.

Man stabbed in downtown Baltimore, expected to live: A man was stabbed and seriously injured Monday night in downtown Baltimore, according to city police. The attack occurred shortly before 9 p.m. in front of an M&T Bank branch near West Fayette and South Eutaw streets, police said.

Baltimore gets child sexual abuse prevention training grant: Maryland First Lady Catherine Curran O'Malley announced Monday that Baltimore City, Talbot and Worcester counties have been selected for a new statewide initiative to prevent child sexual abuse by training adults.


Maryland to see 60-degree temperatures this week: Temperatures are expected to climb into the 60s Tuesday and Wednesday, but they won't quite reach record-breaking territory.

O'Malley wants to put sales tax on gas: Gov. Martin O'Malley wants to apply Maryland's 6 percent sales tax to gasoline, a change that at current prices would add 18 cents a gallon to the cost at the pump.

Gambling raid at city building ends with one conviction: Almost a year after police burst into a city building last March and arrested nearly a dozen workers who they said were throwing dice and drinking cheap liquor, the case has ended with prosecutors convicting just one person and dropping charges against all the others.

Obama defends 'judicious' use of drone strikes during online Q&A: President Obama offered a vigorous defense of the use of unmanned aircraft to kill al-Qaida operatives and other militants in Pakistan's tribal areas and in the process, officially acknowledged the highly classified CIA drone program which, until now, U.S. officials have refused to discuss in public.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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