Good afternoon, Baltimore: Tuesday lunchtime lowdown

May 22, 2012|By Scott Dance

ON THE SITE...

McDonough calls for 'solutions summit' on downtown crimeDel. Patrick L. McDonough, a Republican from Harford and Baltimore counties, is now calling on the mayor to resign unless she holds a "solutions summit" on mobs of black teens in the Inner Harbor.

Two injured, one killed in Baltimore violence: Police found a 58-year-old man dead of a gunshot wound to the head in the Harlem Park neighborhood of West Baltimore, at about 12:15 a.m.

O'Malley to sign tax hike, arsenic ban, ethics billGovernor, legislative leaders will hold a marathon ceremony during which O'Malley will sign hundreds of bills into law.

Arundel council commends police, not chief, for drop in crimeThe council passed the resolution only after approving an amendment specifically removing Police Chief James E. Teare Sr.'s name from the language.

O'Malley names panel to study gambling expansionThe governor said that if the group can reach consensus he would call a special session July 9 to vote on casino legislation.

COMING LATER...

  • A lesser-known bill O'Malley is expected to sign will reinstitute a requirement that high school seniors pass a government knowledge test to graduate.
  • Along with McDonough's press conference, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference will hold a rally on teen crime.
  • Baltimore County schools Superintentent Joseph Hairston is holding a press conference tonight on media reports of growing class sizes.
  • The Baltimore City school board will consider next year's proposed budget at its meeting tonight.
  • Public high school lacrosse championships begin tonight.
  • Wednesday's Sun papers will include a special summer 2012 beach guide.
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