mostly cloudy skies in the Baltimore area, with showers and a high near 81 degrees. Tuesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 60 degrees.
for this morning's issues as you plan your commute.
FROM LAST NIGHT...
: Political consultant Julius Henson plans to suggest in court this week that he is being prosecuted by the state's Democratic establishment only because he dared to work for
, his attorney said Monday.
: Record-high water temperatures and a March sewage leak are contributing to a large algae bloom in the Baltimore harbor, bringing what is known as a "mahogany tide" of reddish-brown algae to the Middle Branch of the
: Free circulator bus service will be extended to Fort McHenry in
, city officials said Monday. Called the Banner Route, the new service will provide a free bus link to the historic site beginning in June, in time for bicentennial celebrations of the War of 1812.
: On Monday, in their first trip to new
this season, the red-hot Orioles once again received an outstanding pitching performance from
, but couldn't score for him in a 2-1 defeat.
TODAY'S FRONT PAGE
: Just four months before high-speed cars are scheduled to race through downtown streets, the IndyCar Series is seeking a new team to take over the beleaguered race. Downforce Racing LLC has not begun marketing the event or selling tickets.
: About 100 U.S. Secret Service agents will take part in a two-day ethics training this week to be overseen by professors at the
-- a response to the widening prostitution scandal that began in Colombia, agency and university officials said Monday.
: Eleven city schools have introduced salad bars -- part of a larger trend in Baltimore and statewide to provide students with more healthful meals. On Tuesday, the city will announce the installation of the salad bars in 10 more schools.
: Drug-addiction specialists who say methadone is one of the most effective ways to treat opiate dependency are hoping a new study led by a
School of Medicine assistant professor debunks concerns that the clinics breed crime and drag down neighborhoods.