WEATHER

The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to be sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 90 and southeast winds 5 to 7 miles per hour in the afternoon. Thursday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 70 and southeast winds about 5 miles per hour or less.

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FROM LAST NIGHT...

Del. Don Dwyer Jr. injured in Arundel boating accident: Del. Donald H. Dwyer, Jr. was one of six people — including four children — who were seriously injured in a collision between two motorboats on the Magothy River on Wednesday night, according to Department of Natural Resources Police and the Anne Arundel Fire Department.

Orioles must turn the page after ugly 12-3 loss to Rangers: The Orioles allowed four home runs, including three to Adrian Beltre, in a 12-3 series-finale loss to the Texas Rangers.

City to use $4 million grant to help build new Greyhound station: Baltimore plans to use a $4 million federal grant to build a permanent Greyhound bus terminal off Russell Street near the two sports stadiums, city transportation officials said Wednesday.

Baltimore's Spencer Horsman eliminated in 'America's Got Talent': Baltimore escape artist Spencer Horsman was eliminated last night in the wild card round of NBC's 'America's Got Talent'.

TODAY'S FRONT PAGE

Ellicott City derailment raises questions of track safety: As cleanup crews and investigators focus on the aftermath of a coal train derailment that killed two college students in Ellicott City, some officials are looking at new ways to keep people off the tracks that run through the historic district.

Few of Baltimore police shooting victims this year were armed: Baltimore Police have shot 10 people this year — eight of them fatally — leading some to question whether police are properly equipped to handle calls involving the mentally ill. Only one of those shot was carrying a firearm, and several shooting incidents arose from calls to police about a disturbance involving someone with a mental illness.

With plan for new hotel, Harbor East glitters even more brightly: Plans to create an upscale hotel with shops and restaurants on the edge of Baltimore's Harbor East neighborhood are reinforcing city leaders' belief that the thriving waterfront community will continue to spur growth east of the Inner Harbor. A vacant cinder block warehouse at Central Avenue and Fleet Street would be transformed into a 205-room hotel with ground-level boutiques and restaurants under a plan by two area developers.