The National Weather Service is calling for Thursday to start cloudy and then gradually become mostly sunny, with a high near 95 and south winds around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Thursday night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 76.


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Former Ravens owner Art Modell dies at 87: Art Modell, an entrepreneurial owner who restored an NFL franchise to Baltimore in 1996 and delivered a Super Bowl championship four years later, died Thursday of natural causes at the age of 87.


Arundel police officer injured when cruiser overturns: An Anne Arundel County police officer was injured when his cruiser overturned on Route 100 in Pasadena amid intermittent rain showers Wednesday night, according to a county Fire Department spokesman.

Man charged in fatal shooting at Catonsville Ramada Inn: A 19-year-old man was arrested in the fatal shooting of another teen last month during a large party at a Catonsville Ramada Inn, Baltimore County police said.

Jays knock O's out of first place in series finale: Despite a disappointing 6-4 loss to the Blue Jayso on Wednesday night, the Orioles finished their six-game road trip with series wins in New York and Toronto. Their stay atop the AL East lasted just one day.


Mikulski touts role of women in Congress: Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the self-styled dean of the Democratic women in Congress, urged support of female candidates in an address to her party's national convention Wednesday.

Ellicott City derailment probe appears to focus on track condition: Track maintenance on a CSX Transportation railroad line appear to be the focus of a federal investigation into the train derailment that killed two women in Ellicott City last month.

Arundel Exec. Leopold accused of destroying documents, deploying spies: Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold and his administration are facing new accusations they destroyed documents, deployed spies to detect disloyalty and attempted to conceal misconduct in an office beset by sexual harassment.

Hard 'scraping' brings soft-crab rewards: It's hard work catching soft crabs. Starting before sunup, Smith Island waterman Mark Kitching spends hours repeatedly "scraping" the submerged grass beds that grow abundantly around his home in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay.