Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday


The National Weather Service is calling for Tuesday to be


and southeast winds 5 to 9 miles per hour. There is an 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. New rainfall amounts between one tenth and one quarter of an inch are possible. Tuesday night is expected to be cloudy and rainy, with a low around 75 and south winds 8 miles per hour. There is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.


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


: Seven men were shot in Baltimore on Monday in five separate incidents, and one man has died from his wounds, Baltimore City police reported Monday night.

: With the Grand Prix of Baltimore over, workers were taking down fences, removing safety barriers and opening streets Monday with the goal of restoring the flow of traffic through Downtown Baltimore in time for the Tuesday morning commute.

: Joe Saunders took a perfect game into the sixth inning -- retiring the first 17 Blue Jays batters he faced -- in leading the Orioles to a 4-0 shutout win over Toronto in front of an announced Labor Day crowd of 17,220. The win, combined with the Yankees' loss to Tampa Bay, put the Orioles just one game back in the American League East.

: Ross' Crab House owner Cindy Reidnauer oversaw the evacuation Sunday night of six staff members and 15 customers -- including a senior citizen confined to a wheelchair -- after a two-alarm fire destroyed the popular Dundalk seafood restaurant.


: When Gov. Martin O'Malley takes the stage Tuesday at the Democratic convention in Charlotte, he will have an opportunity to solidify his standing as a possible presidential candidate in 2016. He'll also get the chance to redeem himself from the last time he stood on a convention stage eight years ago and flubbed it with a speech criticized as pretentious.

: The State Highway Administration recently won a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for an $8 million project to nearly triple the number of truck parking spaces at the I-95 South Welcome Center, from 21 spaces to 61.

: Campus crime statistics reported to the federal government show there were 15 burglaries at Morgan State University in 2010. But a review of the university's daily crime log found twice as many. The situation is just one example of the confusion that plagues college crime statistics.