The Morning Report is a quick roundup of links to stories that Carroll County residents are talking about for Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Read our eNewspaper, a PDF replica of today's paper.Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams on Monday rejected the state's case against Officer Edward Nero, acquitting him on all counts for his role in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.A Potomac man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly brandished a small pistol during a fight between the Carroll County and Germantown semipro football teams.The Baltimore Ravens and M&amp;T Bank just awarded Susan Rouston of Runnymede Elementary the third annual Touchdown for Teachers grand prize, a $2,000 grant.A domestic cat that had reportedly been roaming the area around Baugher's Restaurant and Safeway on the west side of Md. 31 in Westminster, has tested positive for rabies.A Sykesville man was arrested May 16 after he allegedly broke into a house, stole several items and fell asleep on the homeowners' couch.President Barack Obama on Monday lifted a half-century-old ban on selling arms to Vietnam, looking to bolster a government seen as a crucial, though flawed partner in a region that he has tried to place at the center of his foreign policy legacy.This week we are finally going to see it warm into the low 80s and we shouldn't see as much rain, but with the warmth the chance for afternoon storms also increases.Melo Trimble won't decide until Wednesday whether to return to College Park or remain in the NBA draft.The Orioles traded left-handed reliever Brian Matusz -- the former fourth overall pick who struggled mightily after coming off the disabled list last month -- to the Atlanta Braves, the Orioles announced on Monday.Manchester Valley's Sami Chenoweth was added to the roster Monday for the Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Game.For the Ravens, any time on the field before training camp is valued. Over the next three weeks, rookies and veterans will participate in the OTA phase of the offseason.Westminster faces Northeast in the 3A softball state semifinals today.Emily Barker, a senior at Westminster, has been participating in the Carroll County Corollary Athletic Program for four years. On Monday, the Owls hosted teams from the seven other county schools in a corn toss county championship.For high school sports news be sure to visit our Carroll Varsity section and get other sports news here.For more stories, photos and videos, visit www.carrollcountytimes.com.