Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday


The National Weather Service is calling for Friday to be mostly sunny, with a high near 93 and south winds 5 to 8 miles per hour in the morning. Friday night is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low around 75.

Saturday is expected to be rainy, with a high near 86.



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

Expect delays this afternoon in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties due to a funeral procession for a Baltimore City police officer.



Howard police make drugs, guns arrest after car chase: A man and woman were arrested Thursday night after fleeing a Laurel motel room that police were about to raid as part of a drug investigation and leading officers on a pursuit through multiple jurisdictions, according to Howard County Police.

'Person of interest' sought in South Baltimore shooting: Baltimore detectives were searching for a "person of interest" in the shooting of a woman in the South Baltimore neighborhood of Carrollton Ridge Thursday night, a police spokeswoman said.

Orioles blast 3 homers in the 8th to win:  Adam Jones hit the biggest home run of his career, a shot to left that led the Orioles to an another resilient, 10-6, win over the New York Yankees. The victory pulled the O's even with the Yankees at the top of the AL East standings.


Obama points to 'a better place': Arguing that he needs more time to fix the nation's sluggish economy, President Barack Obama formally accepted his party's nomination for a second term Thursday while stressing that voters will face a stark choice in November.

Art Modell, former Ravens owner, dies at 87: Art Modell may have returned football to Baltimore, but in the eyes of the silver-haired owner, the Ravens were clearly a team of the people. Mr. Modell died Thursday morning of natural cause.

Federal mediators to try to restart contract talks with dockworkers: Federal mediators will attempt to restart stalled contract talks between the union representing 14,500 East and Gulf coast dockworkers and the group representing their employers in an effort to avert the first strike in 35 years.