Here's what you need to know to start your work week.


You will go to work in the rain today and come home in the sunshine this afternoon. Rain-laden clouds will give way to near-record warmth with temperatures climbing in to  the low 70s, which will drop to 45 overnight. Frisky winds out of the south-southwest can reach upward of 30 mph.  But be prepared, snow and rain are predicted for Wednesday, which is one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Get the latest on delays for this morning's commute from baltimoresun.com


The are plenty of volunteer options available for those wishing to help serve those in need this Thanksgiving.

Ralph Lincoln Klein, founder of the Klein's ShopRite of Maryland supermarket chain, died Saturday in Forest  Hill. He was 88.

A 17-year-old girl from Annapolis was shot in the face early Sunday morning on the campus of St. John's College in Annapolis. No arrests have been made in the case, police said.


Federal intervention last year in the Philadelphia Police Department that helped curbed abuses and produced a list of recommendations could be used in a review of allegations of police brutality by Baltimore police. Baltimore is the third major city to receive help from the U.S. Justice Department.

Area retailers both big and small are bracing for the hordes that will descend like an invading army on Black Friday.

The Rev. Al Sharpton spent Sunday morning giving the guest sermon at Macedonia Baptist Church in West Baltimore. The church was celebrating its 140th anniversary.


Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning.

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake on Sunday commented on the his death, calling Barry, "an outspoken voice for the voiceless."


"The Hunger Games" latest installment, "Mockingjay, Part 1" earns the year's biggest opening, raking in $123 million at the box office.