Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday


Today's forecast calls for sunny skies around the Baltimore area. The high temperature is expected to be around 46 degrees. Expect mostly clear skies and a low temperature around 35 degrees tonight.


Here are today's morning traffic issues.


Man fatally stabbed in Central Park Heights: A man was killed in Northwest Baltimore around 8:30 p.m. yesterday, according to police. Here is an update on the situation, which includes more details about the victim and incident.

Dundalk girl missing since Nov. 30: Madison Renee Davis, 14, has not been seen since last Wednesday at approximately 9:30 p.m., according to police. She was reported missing Friday. Anyone with information about Davis' location should contact police at 410-307-2020.

Maryland has to scramble to beat Mount St. Mary's, 77-74: After blowing a 16-point lead over the in-state opponent, the Terps had to hang on for a win over the 1-7 Mountaineers at Comcast Center. Here is analysis of the game from The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Barker.

Orioles' presence at Cespedes' workout showcases expanded international efforts: An Orioles contingent, including manager Buck Showalter, will attend a private workout Saturday morning in the Dominican Republic by 26-year-old outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a Cuban defector, writes The Baltimore Sun's Dan Connolly.


Papers say Grand Prix debts over $12 million: Organizers of the Labor Day weekend race have less than $100,000 in cash on hand, according to internal documents obtained by The Baltimore Sun, and more than $5 million of the debt is past due.

War veterans take on a new mission: East Baltimore's Oliver neighborhood: "A lot of the conditions from places we're deployed to, Iraq and Afghanistan, are not that much different from the conditions here in Oliver," says Rich Blake, executive director of The 6th Branch, one of several nonprofits involved in Operation Oliver.

Baltimore students remain in bottom third on test vs. other cities: Though test scores ranked city schools below several large urban school districts across the country on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, educators highlighted some student progress in math.

State may have made Medicaid payments for dead people: The state may have erroneously paid up to $2.5 million on health care through the Medicaid program for more than 300 low-income residents after they died, according to a state legislative audit released Wednesday.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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