Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

May 21, 2012|The Baltimore Sun


Today's forecast calls for cloudy skies, with showers and thunderstorms, and a high temperature near 75 degrees. Showers are likely Monday night, with the possibility of thunderstorms, and a low temperature around 65 degrees.


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


Civic group targets accidents involving pedestrians: Volunteers with the Baltimore Metropolitan Council -- a group made up of the region's elected executives -- are spreading out downtown, educating drivers and walkers to be vigilant and adhere to traffic laws.

City fire may have been set with Molotov cocktail: Fire and police officials are investigating an East Baltimore fire as a possible arson after finding evidence of a Molotov cocktail at the scene. Firefighters responded to the site of the fire, a vacant home in the 1100 block of Barclay Street, at about 9:20 a.m. Sunday.

City police car involved in crash on Walker Avenue: Two adult drivers, including a Baltimore City police officer, were transported to the hospital Sunday afternoon following a two-car accident in the 800 block of Walker Avenue, near The Alameda.

Preakness winner I'll Have Another feels fine as he leaves Baltimore: I'll Have Another, fresh off winning the second leg of the Triple Crown, nipped at anyone who came by Sunday morning. He was more playful than ornery.


Eight roads to commencement: Baltimore-area colleges and universities will hand diplomas to thousands of students in ceremonies that began May 11 and will carry through next week. This diverse lot will encounter a job market that remains uncertain.

Trayvon Martin's mother gets an ovation at city church: Sybrina Fulton told the congregation that she was visiting the mega-church to see some of the thousands who have stood with her family to demand justice for her son, who was fatally shot in Florida this winter. Thousands nationwide have rallied to the cause.

One special session down, another to go?: State Sen. Jamie Raskin likens the prospect of being called back to Annapolis for another special session to the plight of a middle school student being told on the last day of classes that he has to attend summer school. Many, if not most, Maryland lawmakers dread the idea.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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