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Doctor’s license suspended after state board said he over prescribed opioids
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:37:31 PDT

As Baltimore struggles with skyrocketing overdose deaths linked largely to opioids such as heroin and prescription painkillers, state officials suspended the medical license of a local pain doctor for allegedly over-prescribing the highly addictive medications.

According to an emergency order from...

Asbestos found on Holiday Inn near site of last week’s steam pipe explosion
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:14:00 PDT

Asbestos has been found on the Holiday Inn building in downtown Baltimore, near the site of last Tuesday's steam pipe explosion, a spokesman with the Maryland Department of the Environment said Wednesday.

The department recommended workers "erect a scaffolding and shroud to remediate that," said...

Sister Margaret Geary, Seton High School Latin teacher
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:58:00 PDT

Sister Margaret Geary, a member of a Roman Catholic religious order who taught at the old Seton High School in Charles Village, died of an apparent heart attack June 9 at the Mount Notre Dame Health Center in Cincinnati. She was 92.

Born Margaret Geary in New Haven, Conn., she was the daughter...

Community oversight panel discusses goals for Baltimore police improvements
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:38:00 PDT

Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday she wants a newly appointed civilian oversight panel to recommend ways to improve the relationship between the Baltimore Police Department and the public, offer cultural diversity training and better recruit officers from within the city.

Pugh named nine people...

Arthur G. Feeney Jr., moving company executive
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:33:00 PDT

Arthur G. Feeney Jr., retired president and later chairman of the board of the family-owned moving firm B. Von Paris & Sons Inc. and its successor company, Von Paris Enterprises, died June 14 of bile duct cancer at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford, Del.

The former longtime Severna Park resident...

Catonsville woman heading to the Philippines with Peace Corps to help at-risk youths
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:16:00 PDT

Before Caroline Dye graduated from Towson University in 2014, she started filling out her application to volunteer in the Peace Corps.

But it wasn't the right moment — a two-year commitment to live in another country was a big one, and the timing had to be perfect. So Dye stopped halfway through...

Baltimore teachers get summer school lesson in Chesapeake Bay’s challenges and recovery
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:16:00 PDT

As the group of 15 teachers paddled their canoes into the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River, their leader pointed out a tern ahead — stirring a moment of confusion.

Not a left turn or a right turn, explained Jocelyn Tuttle, who leads Baltimore harbor education programs for the Chesapeake Bay...

Lawsuit costs Baltimore’s Pier Six Concert Pavilion shows, money
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:42:26 PDT

Baltimore's Pier Six Concert Pavilion has lost hundreds of thousands of dollars of revenue due to an ongoing lawsuit that alleges the venue's operator won its contract through a rigged bidding process, city officials say.

In documents submitted to the city's Board of Estimates this week, the Baltimore...

Harford District Cub Scout Day Camp
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:41:00 PDT

Some 600 Cub Scouts from all around Harford County converged on the Harford County Equestrian Center this week for the annual Harford District say camp.

CSX workers en route from Baltimore fatally struck by Amtrak train on adjacent tracks in Washington
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:15:56 PDT

Two CSX Transportation workers had stepped off a freight train from Baltimore for a maintenance check when they were fatally struck on the adjacent tracks by an Amtrak train near Washington's Union Station late Tuesday night, causing widespread delays along the Northeast Corridor on Wednesday,...

Man shot by Baltimore officers in critical condition, police say
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:07:00 PDT

A 23-year-old man who was shot Tuesday night by Baltimore police in Curtis Bay remained in critical condition Wednesday, police said.

The man, who has not been identified publicly, was shot several times by officers after they spotted the man, believed he had a firearm, gave chase, and he turned...

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