Good afternoon, Baltimore: Wednesday lunchtime lowdown

May 09, 2012|The Baltimore Sun


Suggs says Achilles injury 'not as bad as some thought': Ravens linebacker expects a four- to six-month recovery from partial tendon tear after undergoing successful surgery Tuesday.

Closing arguments expected in election fraud trialJulius Henson is accused of orchestrating a 2010 Election Day robocall that prosecutors say attempted to trick black voters into staying home from the polls.

Baltimore area has high share of high-tech manufacturing jobsA Brookings Institution report classifies 27 percent of the region's manufacturing jobs as "very high-tech," compared with 16 percent nationwide.

Showers could complicate Wallenda's tightwire walk: Rain and thunderstorms are expected Wednesday afternoon and evening, potentially the same time daredevil Nik Wallenda is to walk across the Inner Harbor on a wire.

Family, friends, colleagues remember slain Ellicott City priestThere was hardly an empty seat Tuesday inside the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Baltimore for a memorial service for Mary-Marguerite Kohn, who died in Thursday shooting at her church.


  • Details on proposed tax increases in a special session budget plan are expected to come forth after Gov. Martin O'Malley and legislative leaders held a press conference Wednesday morning.
  • The mother of Roswell Friend, a Dulaney High School alumnus found dead in Philadelphia last year, is expected to walk in her son's place at Temple University graduation Wednesday.
  • One suspect in a videotaped beating downtown on St. Patrick's Day is expected to appear in court Wednesday.
  • Sports columnist Kevin Cowherd will write about a visit at Pimlico with Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another.
  • Columnist Susan Reimer will discuss the impact children's author Maurice Sendak, who died Tuesday, had on encouraging young boys to read.
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