Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

September 05, 2012


The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be cloudy, with a high near 87 and southwest winds around 8 miles per hour. There is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.


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


Search continues for missing boater in Arundel: Rescue workers planned to continue searching waters near Gibson Island on Wednesday for a missing man who was tossed from a boat in the area during a squall Monday, according to a Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police spokesman.

2 men arrested on drug charges in Balto. Co. hazmat case: Two men were arrested Tuesday morning on drug charges after a Baltimore County bomb squad found a chemical inhalant in the basement of a rowhouse in the Parkville-Hillendale area the previous day.

Orioles move into first-place tie in AL East: The Orioles' resounding 12-0 thumping of the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night — combined with the Tampa Bay Rays' 5-2 win over the Yankees — put the O's neck-and-neck with New York with 27 games remaining.


O'Malley sharply critical of GOP at convention: Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley offered pointed criticism of Republicans in an address to the Democratic convention on Tuesday, arguing that GOP nominee Mitt Romney's policies would only move the nation backward.

Labor Day Weekend violence claims life of young mother: Sixteen people were shot and six killed over Labor Day Weekend, a bloody stretch that claimed the life of a young mother cleaning up after a family party.

Peter Schmuck: It's no joke, the Orioles are in first place: It has been 15 years since the Orioles were on top of the American League East this late, so you can be forgiven if you don't want to let go of the strange and wonderful feeling that engulfed you on Tuesday night.

Casino interests pour cash into referendum campaign: Gambling giant Penn National Gaming Inc. has spent $5.5 million to limit gambling in Maryland — the latest move in a casino-vs.-casino battle that could overwhelm other ballot initiatives this fall.

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