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Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

Good Morning, Baltimore! Here's what you need to know to start your day.

A Harford County man is in the news surrounding a security breach at the White House. Ebola fears continue to mount. And early voting in the general election begins today. Here's what you need to know to start your Thursday. 

 

WEATHER

Blustery winds out of the northwest continue today, with a mixture of clouds and sun. Temperatures will hit a high of 61, and a low of 45.

 

TRAFFIC

Get the latest on delays for this morning’s commute from baltimoresun.com

 

WHAT'S TRENDING TODAY

Canadian officials say the Parliament building in Ottawa will reopen today after a gunman was shot and killed there by authorities Wednesday, shortly after a soldier was shot and killed at the nearby National War Memorial. Ottawa police are still trying to determine whether one or more people was responsible for both attacks.

Halloween is just over a week away! Do you have your costume picked out yet? Check out our gallery here for some ideas.

 

FROM LAST NIGHT

Dominic Adesanya, a 23-year-old Bel Air resident, vaulted over the security fence surrounding the White House. He was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested. Watch video of the incident. 

A Howard County Circuit Court judge ruled that Morgan Arnold, 16, accused in helping to kill her father, Dennis Lane, can plead not criminally responsible by reason of insanity. The ruling reverses an earlier decision that her plea was not filed on time.

A former high-ranking Baltimore police officer was charged with theft following a joint investigation by the city state’s attorney’s office and the Police Department. Two officials with knowledge of the case said he lied to obtain an educational incentive credit, which offers a small pay increase for officers with college degrees. 

 

TODAY’S FRONT PAGE

Maryland is among six states with most travelers from three Ebola-hit West African countries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Both Democratic candidate for governor, Anthony G. Brown, and his Republican opponent, Larry Hogan, accuse each other of misrepresenting the truth as they scramble for votes. Early voting begins today.  

In the wake of a collision between a CSX freight train and a commercial waste truck that caused millions of dollars of damage in Rosedale last year, the National Transportation Safety Board called for new laws banning the use of hands-free cellphone devices by drivers. 

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