Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday


Today's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high near 52 degrees. It is expected to be mostly cloudy tonight, with a low temperature around 34 degrees. The National Weather Service is forecasting a chance of snow Wednesday, mainly in the afternoon and evening.


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


Bill would OK table games and casino site in P.G. Co.: The bill, sponsored by Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters, would put both the table games component of the legislation and the provision allowing a sixth casino in the state before voters in November.

Balto. Co. police investigate sex assault on teen in Catonsville: A 16-year-old girl told police she was walking along Mt. DeSales Road near North Bend Road around 5:40 p.m. Jan. 18 when she was approached by two men driving past her. She said that one of the men pulled her into the back seat and sexually assaulted her.

Three city shootings leave one dead, one seriously wounded: One man was killed and another seriously wounded Monday afternoon in separate shootings, according to city police. A third man was shot Monday night.

Opponents speak against Balto. Co. transgender bill: At a council meeting, about 15 people spoke against the legislation, which would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in housing, the workplace and public places.


Former theater seen as a centerpiece for Baltimore arts district: The building would be the latest addition to the burgeoning Station North Arts District, which is anchored by MICA's $20 million Graduate Student Center, the old Jos. A. Bank-Morgan Millwork factory on North Avenue near Howard Street.

Officials worry about overwhelming students, schools with tests: The 2013-2014 school year may seem like a long way off, but state school officials are already fretting over a perfect storm of education reforms that could make today's extensive state testing regimen seem like a snap.

Impartial jurors tough to find for murder trial in small college town: Potential jurors in the murder case against George W. Huguely V, who's accused of beating his former girlfriend to death when they were both University of Virginia students, took the witness stand Monday and revealed just how difficult it could be to seat an impartial jury.

Citing 'free speech,' attorney seeks dismissal of charges against Henson: A defense lawyer asked a Baltimore judge Monday to throw out charges against political consultant Julius Henson, arguing that Henson was exercising his right to free speech when he composed a misleading Election Day robocall.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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