Good afternoon, Baltimore: Thursday lunchtime lowdown


Movie review: 'The Hunger Games': The action-packed plot of the popular novel translates well to screen, with plenty of violence and entertainment.


Heavy morning fog continues Thursday, Friday: Light winds and high dewpoints overnigh, is making the fog build up as temperatures fall into the early morning hours.

Downtown loses jobs, but demand for offices, apartments grows: Baltimore's core lost 9.4 percent of its work force in 2011, according to a study, but local economists dispute that count.

Man slain in Penn North: A 24-year-old man died early Thursday morning after a shooting Wednesday night.


  • Anne Arundel Police Chief James Teare has refused a subpoena from the county council to testify about County Executive John R. Leopold's indictiment.
  • The Maryland House of Delegates is delving into its budget plans, which could cut down $500 million in tax proposals made by the Senate.
  • This week's Live section will delve into the "Hunger Games" mania as the film based on the popular novel is released Thursday night.
  • Sun lacrosse columnist Quint Kessenich previews what to look for in this weekend's clash between the nation's top-ranked teams, Virginia and Johns Hopkins.