Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday


The National Weather Service is calling for Tuesday to be cloudy in the morning, with a high near 91 and northwest winds 6 to 11 miles per hour. There is a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Tuesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 73.


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City school board reinstates fired city principal: The city school board reinstated a principal Monday night who had been fired by CEO Andrés Alonso over alleged cheating at her school.

City refills sinkhole, sticks to repair forecast: A city road crew worked into Monday refilling a cavernous sinkhole on East Monument Street that collapsed again amid heavy rains Sunday, but the city is sticking to its forecast of completing repairs about two months from now.

McLouth's homer gives O's another win: Nate McLouth hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning off reliever Brett Myers to propel the Orioles to a 4-3 victory over the White Sox on Monday night.


Student shot at Perry Hall High School: With heightened security and trauma counselors on hand, Perry Hall High School will restart its school year Tuesday, the day after a student shot in the cafeteria was left in critical condition and another student was taken into custody as the suspected gunman.

Shooting puts renewed focus on school safety: School safety experts say that while it's understandable for some to want metal detectors and other visible signs of beefed-up security, less invasive measures usually offer the best way to keep out dangerous weapons.

Calif. administrator is city's new police chief: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has selected former Oakland, Calif., Police Chief Anthony Batts as Baltimore's next police commissioner, bringing in a leader who has been hailed as an innovator but who struggled to push his agenda at his last job.

City leaders call for review of school credit cards: Baltimore's top leadership called on the school system Monday to tighten oversight of its expenditures after a Baltimore Sun investigation found central office staff spent roughly $500,000 during the past year and a half on items such as a $7,300 office retreat at a downtown hotel and a $1,000 dinner at an exclusive members-only club.