It’ll be cloudy and windy for most of the day, with highs near 60 this afternoon. Unlike last week’s chill, highs will be in the 50s and 60s through the week.
A house fire in Waverly claimed the life of a three-year-old girl, Azyrie Ariel Williams, yesterday morning. Her father and a neighbor tried to rescue her, but were turned away by flames and smoke. Several other family members were rescued from a ledge by firefighters.
Amazon will drop a non-compete clause from its contract for hourly warehouse workers. Last week, a leaked contract revealed that Amazon was requiring hourly laborers to sign an agreement that could prevent workers from taking a job with any Amazon competitor for 18 months after leaving.
One of the victims of a double shooting in South Baltimore on Wednesday, 20-year-old Victor Gwaltney, died of his injuries over the weekend. Police have arrested and charged a suspect, 19-year-old Donnell Walker.
Mark Grimes, the mayor’s cabinet official responsible for the CitiStat program, has also been working a major consulting gig with the state. CitiStat, tasked with tracking how well city government is meeting its goals and managing resources, has been under criticism for not holding regular, public meetings or publishing data. Since taking over the agency in early 2014, Grimes’ law practice has billed the state for thousands of hours of legal work.