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Man robbed, assaulted in downtown Newark motel room
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:18:00 -0400
Police are searching for three assailants – two armed with handguns – who robbed and pistol-whipped a man in a downtown motel room.

More than half of school administrators being moved
StarDem.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 03:00:00 -0400
CENTREVILLE — When Queen Anne’s County students head back to school this fall, most of them will be greeted by new principals. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Carol Williamson and Assistant Superintendent Greg Pilewski announced administrative changes June 21 for the…

Officers file motions to dismiss case in Freddie Gray’s death
StarDem.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:50:00 -0400
BALTIMORE (AP) — Three officers poised to stand trial in the case of a 25-year-old black man who died after his neck was broken in police custody are asking for their cases to be dismissed.

Suicide bombers target Istanbul airport, killing at least 28
StarDem.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:58:00 -0400
ISTANBUL (AP) — Several suicide bombers have hit the international terminal of Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, killing at least 28 people and wounding some 60 others, Istanbul’s governor and other officials said Tuesday.

City unveils plan to hold bars accountable for violations, unruly customers
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 01:00:00 -0400
The Newark Police Department will be keeping a closer eye on unruly bars and restaurants with a new point system that could cause businesses to temporarily lose their ability to sell alcohol after a certain number of infractions.

EU leaders push Britain to leave amid post-vote turmoil
StarDem.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:24:00 -0400
BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders pressed British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday for a quick and clear plan for Britain’s exit from their union, saying there’s no turning back from last week’s vote to leave despite worldwide uncertainty about…

State board upholds Carroll BOE’s decision to close schools
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:25:00 PDT
About eight hours after members of the Carroll County community pleaded for the Maryland State Board of Education to save their schools, a decision came down from the state board Tuesday evening to uphold the local board's decision to close three buildings. MSBE President Guffrie Smith said there...

On a quiet Baltimore street, a young man cries, and dies
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:24:00 PDT
After seeing blood from the wound in the young man's left side, Jason McIntyre noticed something else: tears. They streamed down the victim's face as he lay across the front seat of his car. The young man had been crying, either before he was shot or because he was shot. McIntyre, a 46-year-old...

North Baltimore group criticizes MTA bus system overhaul plans, says new routes would create ‘transi
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 16:05:47 PDT
A group of North Baltimore residents criticized the state's plan to overhaul the city's maligned bus system Tuesday, saying the current routes are "much more customer-friendly" than the new ones, which they warned would create "transit deserts" in poor communities.The $135 million overhaul proposed...

Rapper’s murder leaves peers with bleak outlook on Baltimore
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:33:00 PDT
Popular Baltimore dirt bike rider Chino Braxton remembers joining with other local celebrities — including rappers Young Moose and Lor Scoota — to deliver a message of perseverance after the death of Freddie Gray. At four west-side high schools, they talked to student assemblies about overcoming...

Record traffic anticipated for long holiday weekend
StarDem.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 03:00:00 -0400
It’s looking as if the long Fourth of July holiday weekend is going to be a record-breaker on Maryland highways.

Judge OKs settlement for Baltimore jail medical care
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:45:00 PDT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday approved a settlement to overhaul the health care system for jail detainees in Baltimore. The settlement approved by U.S. District Judge Ellen Hollander includes improvements to facilities, including accommodations for people with disabilities. It...

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