Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

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WEATHER

Today's forecast calls for partly sunny skies and a high temperature near 63 degrees. Monday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 55 and south winds between 6 and 11 miles per hour. There is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

TRAFFIC

Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues as you plan your commute.

FROM THE WEEKEND...

Patapsco Flea Market re-opens after raid on counterfeit goods: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations raided the market April 22 after a 2 1/2-year sting into the sale of counterfeit merchandise.

Howard Co. considers spending more to end homelessness: County Executive Ken Ulman included $366,500 in his $899 million budget to fight homelessness. If approved, this year would be the first in which the county has set aside money for the plan.

Terps' Howard arrested, cited for disorderly conduct: Maryland Terrapins men's basketball player Pe'Shon Howard was arrested early Sunday and given a criminal citation for disorderly conduct, a university police spokesman confirmed.

Betemit caps Orioles' ninth-inning rally with walk-off homer: Albeit a rarity over the past 14 years, meaningful baseball in Baltimore has survived the April chill. And with the win, the Orioles (14-8) stayed atop the American League East and moved to six games above .500 for the first time in nearly seven seasons, since July 20, 2005.

TODAY'S FRONT PAGE

Johns Hopkins patients move into new $1.1 billion facility: At the ding of a cowbell Sunday, staffers in a command center at the Johns Hopkins Hospital began clapping and yelling out victory cheers. Another department had begun to transfer patients as part of a massive move from Hopkins' aging hospital building to a towering facility next door.

O'Malley weighs donor changes: In Maryland, campaigns are not required to disclose the occupation and employer of large contributors. That will change as of June 1 if Gov. Martin O'Malley signs legislation approved by the General Assembly that would require campaigns to gather such information from donors who give $500 or more to a single candidate during a four-year election cycle.

Phylicia Barnes' brother wants to become city cop: The 24-year-old said he feels uniquely qualified to help others, after suffering through a 16-month ordeal over a missing relative, including a search that ended tragically when the teen's body was found in the Susquehanna River.

[Compiled by Dean Jones Jr.]

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