Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday


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.



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


: 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.


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.

: 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.

: 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.


: 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.

: 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.

: 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.]