WEATHER: Cloudy, with a high near 72. Friday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues.


Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.: Forecasters are warning the mid-Atlantic to brace for possible tropical storm-force winds, heavy rains and even snow as Hurricane Sandy appears increasingly likely to strike somewhere between Delmarva and Cape Cod.

Delivery drivers proceed with caution in face of assaults, robberies: Food delivery comes with inherent dangers — unarmed individuals known to be carrying cash make easy targets for criminals, police say — but drivers are especially vigilant after a span of three crimes against drivers made the news.


Trick-or-treat killing leads to conviction of Baltimore teen: It was Halloween when Sterlin Corday Matthews donned a "Hellraiser" mask and went out with his friends. Before he returned home, one teen trick-or-treater had been shot to death and two others wounded.

Two women fight for ideal of marriage, but define it differently: Dee Powell's belief in the ideal of marriage survived her divorce, and now she is working to preserve the institution as the union of a man and a woman. But for Judy Gaver, what would make marriage perfect is to extend it to gay couples.

Hurricane Sandy leaves 21 dead in Caribbean: Hurricane Sandy pounded the Bahamas with battering winds and rain on Friday, sweeping over the island chain after killing 21 people across the Caribbean and posing a menacing threat to the U.S. East Coast.


RAVENS: With the Ravens nearly at the midway point of the season, Aaron Wilson doles out a few superlatives to take away from the first seven games.

TERPS: Medical tests have confirmed that Maryland lost not only starting quarterback Perry Hills for the season but also his replacement, Devin Burns — leaving the Terps with a freshman who has played one series at the position.


HALLOWEEN: Fells Point has been the city's ultimate Halloween hot spot, but we've compiled a list of other top Baltimore events.

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