A flurry of dollar signs – Thursday, February 12th

It may snow today, possibly even several flakes.

Last night, a man was found stabbed in the Northwest neighborhood of Dorchester. The 54-year-old man died of his injuries in the hospital, according to police. After a violent January, this is Baltimore’s first homicide in over a week.

Gov. Larry Hogan says that Maryland can’t afford pay increases for state employees. Hogan’s proposed budget cuts $162 million by freezing out both cost-of-living and step increases for workers.

A group of developers are cooking up a plan for the mostly vacant Old Town Mall site in East Baltimore. The plan would involve retail and mixed-income housing. If the plan moves forward, the developers are likely to request tax incentives or public financing for the project. No word on how this Old Town Mall news would impact that guy who wants build a haunted house on the site.

Three people in North Carolina, Texas, and Puerto Rico are on their way to completely ruining their lives after winning a piece of last night’s $564 million Powerball jackpot.