Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

September 14, 2012


The National Weather Service is calling for Friday to be mostly sunny, with a high near 86 and south winds from 5 to 8 miles per hour. Friday night is expected to be mostly cloud, with a low around 64.

Saturday and Sunday are both expected to be mostly sunny, with highs around 75.


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


Two men found shot in North Baltimore: Two men were found shot in North Baltimore on Thursday night, according to city police. A police spokesman said the men each had one gunshot wound to the arm.

Man struck, killed on elevated Metro track: A man was struck and killed on an elevated Metro track near the West Coldspring Lane overpass about 3 p.m. Thursday, suspending train service through the area, according to the Baltimore City Fire Department.

Orioles outlast Rays, 3-2, in 14 innings: The Orioles’ 3-2 extra-inning win over Tampa Bay on Thursday afternoon was a long time coming. The victory, delivered in the 14th inning by Manny Machado's walk-off single, snapped the club’s streak of 14 consecutive losing seasons.


Accused Perry hall shooter's bail hearing is postponed: Robert W. Gladden Jr. "expected to be killed" on the day he allegedly shot a fellow student at Perry Hall High School, according to his lawyers, who said the teen remains on suicide watch in jail.

Orioles end era of losing, but they want more: On Opening Day, many Orioles fans said they'd be thrilled if the club finally broke even — 81-81. But this group has made everyone, not least themselves, considerably greedier. Decent no longer cuts it.

Maryland same-sex marriage effort looks elsewhere for money: Groups supporting same-sex marriage are making a concerted effort to raise more money nationally to help break a string of defeats at ballot boxes in other states — Maryland included.

150 years later, victory at Antietam: A century and a half after the bloodiest day in American military history, the struggle to preserve the ground where Union and Confederate soldiers fought the Battle of Antietam only now appears close to a declaration of victory.


Whether celebrating the new, the old or the reimagined, Baltimore's 2012 fall arts guide offers proof that variety is indeed the spice of life. Baltimore Sun reporters select the best events of the 2012 fall arts season.

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