Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

May 04, 2012|The Baltimore Sun


Today's forecast calls for clouds early, gradually becoming sunny and a high temperature near 83 degrees. Friday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low temperature around 68 degrees.


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UVa. coach, officials sued over Yeardley Love's death: Sharon Love has sued the University of Virginia men's lacrosse coach and other athletic officials for negligence in the 2010 death of her daughter, Yeardley, saying they ignored previous violent, drunken behavior by the player who was ultimately convicted of murdering her.

Mother of juvenile who admitted role in girl's killing is investigated: The mother of a juvenile suspect who admitted this week to accidentally shooting 13-year-old Monae Turnage is being investigated in connection with circumstances surrounding the killing, the woman's attorney has confirmed.

Governor, mayor thank social services workers who saved infant: Citing the "bravery of two" but noting the "valor of all" their colleagues, the state's governor and city's mayor lauded Thursday the workers who helped save an infant being stabbed at a social services office in East Baltimore.

Mayor's adviser on crime resigning in June: Top City Hall official Sheryl Goldstein, who served as a liaison between the mayor's office and the Baltimore Police Department, plans to resign next month -- a decision she made public hours after Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III announced retirement plans Thursday.


Baltimore Police Commissioner Bealefeld resigns: Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III announced his resignation Thursday, ending a 31-year career on the force that included overseeing a steep decline in the murder rate -- but left him exhausted by the pressures of the job.

National Aquarium ends dolphin shows in favor of all-day access: After two decades of dramatic leaps and crowd-pleasing stunts, aquarium officials are eliminating the 20-minute dolphin shows in favor of a more open-ended exhibit. Starting today, visitors will be able to visit the dolphin amphitheater throughout the day and interact with trainers.

Elder Werdesheim brother convicted in assault of teen: Eliyahu Werdesheim, one of two brothers accused of assaulting a teenager in Northwest Baltimore, was convicted Thursday of false imprisonment and second-degree assault. The second brother, Avi Werdesheim, was cleared of all charges.

2 women shot in Ellicott City church; 1 dead; man found fatally shot nearby: A woman was found fatally shot Thursday evening in St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, a man was discovered dead on the grounds nearby and another woman was critically injured by gunfire -- turning a quiet, family neighborhood near the historic downtown into a crime scene.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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