Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

  • The Yankees' Raul Ibanez runs out his game-winning homer as Orioles pitcher Brian Matusz leaves the field in Game 3 of the American League Division Series in New York.
The Yankees' Raul Ibanez runs out his game-winning homer…
October 11, 2012

WEATHER:  Sunny, with a high near 63. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 46.

TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning’s issues.


Five dead in fatal fire in Northeast Baltimore: The bodies of four children and one adult were found in a house fire in Northeast Baltimore Thursday morning. City firefighters arrived on the scene just after 2 a.m., according to fire department spokesman Chief Kevin Cartwright.

Orioles fall in extra-inning loss to Yankees: The Orioles were just two outs away from a win, but a pair of solo homers by Raul Ibanez led to a 12-inning, 3-2 walk-off loss to the Yankees in Game 3 of the ALDS.

Health officials set 'low threshold' for meningitis treatment: Hundreds of Marylanders may need spinal taps as public health leaders seek to rein in a fungal meningitis outbreak that continues to expand as more is learned about the unusual cases.

Gallaudet official suspended for signing anti-same-sex marriage petition: Gallaudet University's diversity officer has reportedly been placed on leave for signing a petition to put Maryland's same-sex marriage law on the ballot.

Biden seeks to reclaim Obama campaign momentum in debate: With the Republicans grabbing the momentum, Vice President Joe Biden will look to recover some ground and ease Democratic worries on Thursday in a high-stakes debate against challenger Paul Ryan.


ORIOLES: Peter Schmuck writes that the Orioles are "going to need to change the script a bit and put more pressure on the Yankees pitching staff to stage a comeback of the necessary magnitude."

Check out a loose edit of the Sun's photographic coverage of Game 3 of the ALDS.

RAVENS: On Sunday, the Cowboys' physical press coverage will put pressure on the entire Ravens offense, including an offensive line that is starting to show some cracks.

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