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Motorcyclist, 23, dies in Northeast Baltimore crash
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:16:00 PDT

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car in Northeast Baltimore on Wednesday, police said.

The crash happened just before noon in the 3400 block of Sinclair Lane in Belair-Edison. Police said the the sedan was ahead of the motorcycle in traffic and was making a left turn into a parking...

Bikemore drops lawsuit after city pledges not to demolish Canton bike lane
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:38:53 PDT

Cycling advocates dropped their lawsuit against city government on Wednesday after Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh pledged not to demolish a protected bike lane in Canton.

Both sides said they were working on a compromise that would preserve the bike lane and parking spaces and also ensure the narrow...

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.

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