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Man fatally shot in Prince George’s County
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The victim was shot at least twice, police said.

All Harford Boys track and field
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:40:00 PDT

The 2017 All Harford Boys track and field team


Killing of 6 children - ‘one of worst crimes in Baltimore history’ - being re-tried 25 years later
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:23:26 PDT

Baltimore prosecutors are re-trying a woman for the 1992 killings of her six children in a fire, a case described at the time as one of the worst crimes in Baltimore's history and that was overturned in 2015 due to faulty techniques used by fire investigators at the time.

Tonya Lucas, who is now...


Council to discuss stormwater fee Tuesday
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:22:00 -0400
A special city council meeting will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. in council chambers during which Black and Veatch Management Consulting, LLC., will present an update to the water/sewer/stormwater rate study and stormwater utility implementation.

Two University of Maryland employees allege racial discrimination in lawsuit
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:33:02 PDT

Two University of Maryland employees filed a lawsuit this week against the state's flagship university in College Park alleging they were discriminated against because of their race.

Michael Bell and DuRay Jones, facilities management workers who are both black, said the university fostered a hostile...


Hogan appoints four new members to Maryland state school board
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:32:00 PDT

Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed four new state school board members, whose stated support for school charters and more stringent academic accountability reflects the governors own thinking on education. Hogan appointees are now a majority of the 11 member board

Hogan announced the appointment of...


Project aims to create quality youth sports programs in Baltimore
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:19:10 PDT

When Keney Davis played soccer or tennis, it elicited her aggression, but in the pool as a member of the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School swim team she found peace and motivation.

"If I have a bad day in school, I can't wait for swim practice, because in the water you're just floating," said Keney,...


Clean-up continues at the site of Tuesday’s steam pipe explosion
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:15:26 PDT

Crews worked throughout the day Thursday to clean up the site of Tuesday's steam pipe explosion, where initial environmental tests found low levels of asbestos.

Officials will access the site of the pipe break after sidewalks, surrounding buildings and damaged cars are cleaned. As of Thursday morning,...


McKeldin Square reopens with grass and trees in place of fountain
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:05:52 PDT

Thick grass, trees and terrace seating have replaced the brutalist-style fountain and blocks of concrete at McKeldin Square in downtown Baltimore.

The Downtown Partnership of Baltimore unveiled on Thursday a $4 million makeover of the square at the corner of Pratt and Light streets.

The improvements...


Sharon B. Wharton, active church member
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:57:43 PDT

Sharon B. Wharton, an active communicant of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, where she was a founder of Boots for Baltimore, died Saturday of complications from pancreatic cancer at Gilchrist Hospice Care.

The Cross Keys resident was 78.

The daughter of Francis Lane Brant, who was controller...


Johns Hopkins receives $150 million pledge to establish forum for civil discussion
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:51:50 PDT

The Johns Hopkins University will establish a forum for the civil discussion of divisive issues with a $150 million gift from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

The university will use the gift to open the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Institute, which will serve as a center for public discourse...


Neglect, abuse charges filed against operator of Lansdowne adult-care home
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:51:00 PDT

The owner and a worker at a Lansdowne assisted-living home where 16 residents were found in a facility licensed for four beds have been charged with multiple criminal counts of neglect and reckless endangerment, the Baltimore County prosecutor's office announced Thursday.

Dione Griffin, owner of...


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