Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday


Today's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high temperature near 61 degrees. It is expected to be clear tonight, with a low temperature around 37 degrees.


City election change moves forward in House: A measure to move Baltimore's election to the presidential cycle was among scores of bills that cleared the House of Delegates during a rare Saturday session, setting the stage for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the current City Council to be in office for an additional year.

Roller skating play celebrates West Side history: The performers, part of Fluid Movement, a Baltimore group best known for its elaborate and creative water ballets, staged a play on skates commemorating the area's history as "The Hub," the center of city shopping in the era before malls.

Man swings at officer, escapes in Milford Mill: Baltimore County police are searching for a man who they say punched a police officer, wriggled out from the officer's grasp and escaped in Milford Mill Sunday evening.

Terps women complete comeback to beat Texas A&M; in Sweet 16: The Maryland women's basketball team was forced to come back twice from double-digit deficits Sunday in its NCAA tournament Sweet 16 game against defending national champion Texas A&M; at PNC Arena.


'Hoodie Sunday' services show solidarity with slain teen: It was "Hoodie Sunday" at the Empowerment Temple in Northwest Baltimore -- and at churches elsewhere in Baltimore and across the nation -- to show support for Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African-American who was gunned down in Florida on Feb. 26.

Harford Co. seeks higher education center amid Morgan-Towson dispute: The two institutions, which have clashed over programs before, disagree over how expansion in Harford County should occur. And county officials say the months-long conflict is holding up progress on badly needed improvements.

Fruit growers fret over early spring: Just as they do every April, the fruit orchards at Larriland Farm in Howard County have donned their spring finery. Thing is, it's still March. Larriland's fruit trees are flowering about a month earlier than usual, according to Lynn Moore, president of the family-run fruit and produce farm in Woodbine.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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