Good afternoon, Baltimore: Tuesday lunchtime lowdown

The Baltimore Sun

12:06 PM EDT, July 10, 2012



Home sales, prices continue to rise in Baltimore areaHome sales rose for the fifth straight month compared with a year earlier and average prices increased for the fourth month in a row, according to a snapshot of the Baltimore-area housing market in June.

Ga. woman charged with prostitution in Linthicum sting: Anne Arundel vice detectives have charged a 22-year-old Georgia woman with prostitution, assignation and setting up a house of prostitution in the Linthicum area.

Aside from derecho, tornadic storms, summer rainfall scant: The storms helped drop 2.68 inches of rain in June, but for the year to date, rainfall totals are 8 inches below normal, placing much of the state under moderate drought conditions.

Michael Phelps tells Details about his fat days: In a Q&A style interview with the magazine, Phelps reveals he gained 25 pounds after he made history winning eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics.

Orioles' Adam Jones gets some Top Ten, David Letterman action MondayJones, along with some of baseball's best, tried their hands at comedy on the late-night talk show.