Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday


morning fog then sunny skies, with a high temperature near 53 degrees. It is expected to be clear tonight with a low temperature around 37 degrees.



for this morning's issues as you plan your commute.


: The National Weather Service is still predicting a decent chance of snow for Saturday night, going into Sunday morning, though the amount of new precipitation is expected to be slight.

: An

Anne Arundel County

councilman used an ethnic slur during a council meeting held Thursday night to appoint a replacement for a vacant seat on the body.

: Former Ravens Pro Bowler Jermaine Lewis was arrested Thursday in

Baltimore County

for driving on a suspended license, an arrest that comes two months before he is due in court for a reckless driving charge from last year.

: In defeating Boston College 81-65 Thursday night behind Terrell Stoglin's 24 points and James Padgett's strong second half, Maryland mostly played as if it can still salvage something special from a difficult season


: Saying the offenses strike at the "values of this nation," a judge sentenced Paul E. Schurick, the campaign manager of former Gov.

Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.

, to home detention and community service Thursday for approving automated Election Day telephone calls to keep black voters from the polls.

: As a handful of undecided Maryland delegates wrestle over their position on same-sex marriage, they've received calls from national leaders trying to move them one way or another on the bill.

: His legal action is drawing attention to a closely guarded concern in the law enforcement fraternity -- how officers handle stress in a violent, gun-infested city, where officers have shot 115 people, killing 46, since 2006.

: A bill filed Thursday morning in


would replace the flat $24 boat registration fee paid every two years with fees ranging from $50 to $700, depending on the size of the boat.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]