Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

May 07, 2012|The Baltimore Sun


Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies and a high temperature near 67 degrees. Tonight is expected to be cloudy, with a low temperature around 59 degrees.


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Second woman dies after Ellicott City church shooting: The Rev. Mary-Marguerite Kohn, 62, died Saturday night at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center of injuries sustained Thursday in a double shooting at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, police said Sunday. Kohn was co-rector of the Howard County church.

Dead woman found in car near Arundel Mills mall: Anne Arundel County police are investigating the death of a woman found early Sunday slumped in a car parked near the Anne Arundel Community College satellite building in Hanover, not far from Arundel Mills.

Grand Prix trees finally getting planted in city: After Baltimore Racing Development missed its last tree-planting deadline in November, city officials decided to go ahead with putting the trees in this spring -- at taxpayer expense, if necessary. That's how it's turned out, because the city severed ties with the debt-swamped racing group in late December after it failed to pay $1.5 million in taxes and fees owed.

Chris Davis gets win as Orioles beat Red Sox in 17 innings: The 26-year-old went on to pitch two shutout innings and center fielder Adam Jones hit a three-run homer in the top of the 17th to give the Orioles a win over the Red Sox, 9-6, in the second-longest game in club history.

Loyola earns top overall seed in NCAA men's lacrosse tournament: After setting a school record for wins and matching another program mark for best start, the Loyola men's lacrosse team reaped a coveted reward: the top overall seed in the NCAA tournament.


Peter Schmuck: With best record in baseball, Oriole Magic is in the air: Sure, it's way too early to speculate on what this team will do over the course of a long season, but when stuff starts happening that you almost cannot explain, you have to allow the possibility that something special might be happening.

Canton fire shows gaps in information for responders: Fire and emergency management officials want to share more data and make it available to as soon as possible. They see a chance to do it in a planned upgrade of the city's dispatch system. But it will be difficult, they said, because of the city's tight budget.

Rare disorder nearly takes Baltimore woman's sight: An estimated 30 million Americans have one of the 7,000 or so diseases federal health officials consider rare because they affect fewer than 200,000 at any time. For a third of these patients, it takes five years or longer to get a diagnosis, according to the National Organization of Rare Disorders.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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