We could get another icy mix this afternoon, though it shouldn’t be as bad as Sunday’s. There’s a chance of a fairly serious snowstorm tomorrow night.
Senator Barbara Mikulski announced yesterday that she would not seek a sixth term in 2016. Mikulski is the longest-serving female Senator. Plenty of local and national leaders lined up to praise Mikulski’s long tenure of service, including President Obama. The line to replace Mikulski may be even longer, with nearly every state politician you could think of as a possible contender for her seat.
A Baltimore City School Police officer is being charged with assault for attacking 3 middle-schoolers with her baton and pepper spray back in October. The incident was caught by surveillance cameras. Officer Lakisha Pulley is also being charged with felony theft from another incident a few weeks later. The charges against Pulley come at the same time the state legislature is debating a bill to allow city school officers to carry guns during the school day.
The city is finally getting a handle on recent water outages, reducing the number of outstanding outages to a few hundred. Thousands lost water last month, some for over a week, as extreme cold busted pipes across the city and county.
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank has been scooping up most of the real estate in Port Covington. Yesterday, Plank confirmed some of the rumors: he wants to build a new Under Armour campus, surrounded by new restaurants, retail, horse stables and a distillery.