Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

May 29, 2012|The Baltimore Sun


Today's forecast calls for increasing clouds, a chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening, and a high temperature near 91 degrees. Tuesday night is expected to be rainy, with a low temperature around 74 degrees.


10-year-old, 3 others wounded in east side shooting: At least four people were shot, including a 10-year-old boy, in East Baltimore Monday night, according to a police spokesman. The shooting occurred just before 9:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of East Hoffman Street, in the Broadway East neighborhood.

Grand Prix team puts tickets on sale, hires GM: Tickets for the Grand Prix of Baltimore went on sale Monday. The new organizers of the event, Race On LLC, also announced Monday that they have hired veteran racing professional Tim Mayer to serve as the Grand Prix's general manager.

Pedestrian struck, killed by drunk driver in Ocean City: A 22-year-old man attempting to cross Coastal Highway near 54th Street early Monday morning was struck and killed by a drunk driver, Ocean City Police said. The driver has been charged with homicide by a motor vehicle while intoxicated, along with other traffic charges.

Loyola dominates Maryland to win first NCAA men's lacrosse title: The Greyhounds captured the university's first national championship in lacrosse with a 9-3 victory over the Terps in the NCAA tournament final before 30,816 at Gillette Stadium on Monday afternoon.


Loyola fans celebrate Greyhounds' first Division I title: The national lacrosse championship title returned to the state of Maryland on Monday, but it wasn't powerhouse Johns Hopkins or the much larger University of Maryland that took top honors.

Lyme disease tick study stirs dispute: Hundreds of Baltimore-area families have volunteered for a government study to spray their suburban yards with pesticide, which researchers hope can protect them from Lyme disease but that environmentalists warn is unsafe.

Proposed casino could bring Las Vegas to the Potomac: The sprawling, gleaming National Harbor development boasts expensive stores, a half-dozen hotels, highway access and convention traffic -- a combination that has sold many on the idea that it could become Maryland's most lucrative casino location.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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