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Three shot in Baltimore on Tuesday night
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 19:00:00 PDT

Three men were injured in shootings in West Baltimore and Cherry Hill in south Baltimore on Tuesday evening, police said.

Two men were shot in the 2700 block of Fisk Avenue in Cherry Hill around 8:20 p.m., police said. A 19 year-old man was shot in the torso and a 26 year-old man was shot in the...

Baltimore Bike Share temporarily shutting down amid thefts, maintenance backups
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:45:00 PDT

Baltimore is temporarily shutting down its $2.36 million bike-share program, which has suffered so many thefts and maintenance backups that most of the bicycles are out of service.

Baltimore Bike Share will close Sunday and reopen Oct. 15 to provide time for the installation of additional locking...

Baltimore officers, including one involved in Gray case, testify in trial against county cop
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:45:00 PDT

Two officers assigned to the Baltimore police helicopter unit testified Tuesday that they flagged video to their supervisors of an arrest by a Baltimore County police officer later accused of excessive force.

Officers Edward Nero and John Bilheimer said they were concerned about the video that...

Man drives SUV into Pasadena house
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:55:00 PDT

A man drove an SUV into a house in Pasadena on Tuesday evening, Anne Arundel County police said.

The driver had minor injuries and was taken to a hospital as a precaution, and no one inside the house was injured, police said.

The incident happened in the 200 block of Arundel Road around 5:40 p.m....

Baltimore school board approves dogs, miniature horses as service animals
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 16:35:00 PDT

Two vastly different four-legged species are considered acceptable service animals under the Baltimore public school system’s newly established policy: dogs and miniature horses.

The Baltimore City Public Schools’ board of commissioners approved new guidelines Tuesday on the use of service animals...

Baltimore area school superintendents call on governor to protect undocumented students
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 15:20:00 PDT

A coalition of Maryland superintendents representing large school districts is asking Gov. Larry Hogan and other elected leaders to protect the rights of undocumented students and their families.

In a letter to Hogan and legislators, the leaders of five of the largest school systems in the state...

40 years after they vanished on trip to mall, a guilty plea in 1975 killing of Maryland sisters
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:40:00 PDT

It was an innocent time in a safe place, where parents didn't think twice about letting their kids walk to the local shopping mall. All that changed the day the Lyon sisters disappeared.

A sense of security was shattered in the spring of 1975, when two young sisters from the Maryland suburbs of...

One way Maryland officials can help reduce Baltimore violence
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 14:15:00 PDT

During conversations over the summer about Baltimore’s depressing pace of shootings and homicides, and again yesterday in a community center on the east side, the issue of age came up — the age of victims, and the age at which intervention might have changed the course of their lives.

The age factor...

Concerns about ‘Muslim only’ development spark controversy in Joppatowne
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:40:00 PDT

This story is updated from an earlier version.

As Joppatowne area residents continued to express concerns Monday about the potential for a Muslims-only development, a high-ranking Harford County official told them the project will be “treated like any other” when it comes to enforcing code regulations.


Hogan directs Frosh to sue FAA over BWI noise
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:45:00 PDT

Gov. Larry Hogan directed Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday to sue the Federal Aviation Administration over new flight patterns at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.

The flight patterns have provoked bitter complaints from area residents about excessive noise. The Republican governor instructed...

DOJ won’t bring charges against Baltimore officers in Freddie Gray case
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:30:00 PDT

The U.S. Department of Justice will not bring charges against Baltimore police officers in connection with the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray from injuries sustained in police custody in 2015, the agency confirmed Tuesday.

The department issued a statement Tuesday evening that after “an extensive...

Joanne Bader Mitchell, obstetrician and gynecologist
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:15:00 PDT

Joanne Bader Mitchell, an obstetrician and gynecologist who delivered thousands of babies while practicing in Pasadena, died of breast cancer Sunday at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center. The Gibson island resident was 57.

Born in Far Rockaway, N.Y., and raised in Woodmere...

Testimony continues in Howard County on APFO, mulching bills
BaltimoreSun.com / Tue, 12 Sep 2017 09:05:00 PDT

Residents came out in full force for Monday’s continuation public hearing on the hot-button adequate public facilities and mulching bills.

Monday’s hearing, held in a packed room, was a spillover from the July 17 public hearing on the bills, which was capped due to the large number of people signed...

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