Good afternoon, Baltimore: Friday lunchtime lowdown


Top prospects the Ravens may target on Day 2 of NFL Draft: Scroll through a slide show of players the team could be eyeing in the second and third rounds.

State issues new safety rules after stabbing of baby: New rules give social workers more leeway in deciding whether to have security present at meetings and require more stringent bag checks.

'Hard freeze' possible Saturday: A freeze watch has been issued for northern Maryland counties Friday night into Saturday.

Man found stabbed near Lexington Market dies of injuries: A 23-year-old man was found stabbed multiple times about 5 p.m. Thursday.

Hopkins to open new emergency room Sunday: As Hopkins new hospital towers open this weekend, the emergency room changeover will occur at 7 a.m. Sunday.


  • A North Carolina nonprofit is launching Friday an effort to rehabilitate 500 homes near Johns Hopkins Hospital.
  • Sun reporters are seeking reaction to news Friday that Baltimore City Public Schools spent $500,000 on renovations to administrative offices as they plead for more funding to repair schools.
  • Michael Maurice Johnson, the man accused of killing North Carolina teen Phylicia Barnes, could be up for a bail review hearing Friday.
  • Sun sports reporters will preview a lacrosse clash this weekend between Johns Hopkins and Loyola men.
  • The Orioles will honor Hall of Famer Frank Robinson on Saturday before unveiling a new statue of him at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
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