Here are our picks for the top local stories this morning:
George Huguely found guilty. A jury convicted the former U-Va. lacrosse player of second-degree murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend, Yeardley Love.
Va. GOP backtracks on forcing invasive ultrasounds. With Gov. McDonnell retreating from the proposed mandate, the abortion bill’s fate is uncertain.
Coming up today on PostLocal.com:
— The Postal Service is expected to announce facility closures Thursday. Thousands of postal employees should know by day’s end whether the facility they work at is slated to close.
— Maryland’s same-sex marriage debate will begin Thursday morning in the state Senate. A final vote is expected to come this week, less than one week after the House of Delegates barely passed the bill.
— An Army private accused of leaking U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks is expected to enter a plea at an arraignment Thursday afternoon at Fort Meade.