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A Baltimore County police officer was hospitalized and two people are in custody Thursday after a hit-and-run crash in the Dundalk area, police said around noon.The crash took place at Aldworth and Manchester roads, where police said a vehicle struck...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Sean Welsh | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The state wants to know whether the rapid expansion of casinos in the last five years has led to an increase in problem gamblers. With five Maryland casinos and a sixth on the way, state-funded researchers said this week they are preparing a survey to...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jeff Barker | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton will formally accept the Democratic nomination for president tonight with an address many hope will bridge simmering dissent within her party and set the tone for the general election. Clinton is expected to speak to...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: John Fritze | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The Ravens opened training camp at their Owings Mills facility Thursday morning without all of the expected absent players, plus a few new ones, totaling nine in all....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jake Lourim | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Torrential downpours are possible in rainstorms expected to cross the Baltimore region from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. An area of low pressure is expected to develop over southern Virginia on Thursday and track to the northeast. With...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Scott Dance | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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A Baltimore City Council committee is expected to vote on a controversial $15 hourly minimum wage proposal Thursday. If the five-member Labor Committee approves the bill, the 15-member council will review the proposal next month. The legislation has...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Andrew Dunn | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Wednesday night, the City Council held its first hearing on a record tax-increment-financing deal for Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's waterfront Port Covington development. Under the proposed deal, the city would float $660 million in bonds to pay for...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Luke Broadwater | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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A local water quality advocate is asking to be a legal party to a federal court order that requires Baltimore to make $1.2 billion in repairs to its sewer system over 15 years. Blue Water Baltimore filed a motion Wednesday in U.S. District Court that,...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Scott Dance | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Baltimore Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy carried a perfect game into the sixth inning, but home runs ruined his night again Wednesday against the Rockies....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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The six officers charged in Freddie Gray's arrest and death have been assigned to paid administrative duties until the completion of internal affairs reviews that will determine whether they should be fired or disciplined.Officer William Porter and Sgt....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Yvonne Wenger | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama will implore voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, joining a chorus of Democrats vouching Wednesday night for her readiness to be commander in chief at time of volatility around...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tribune news services | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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For Johntel Greene, the moment came during the formal roll call, when representatives of each state stood on the floor of the Democratic National Convention to cast their votes for the presidential nomination.Greene, a 26-year-old Bernie Sanders delegate...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: John Fritze | Thursday, July 28, 2016
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Metro transit police say normal operations are resuming at Union Station after officers investigated a report of a suspicious package.Transit police said in a tweet that all entrances to the station are reopening. Thousands of passengers...
From: Baltimore Sun | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, appearing on a national stage for the first time in months, delivered a blistering attack on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at the Democratic convention on Wednesday.O'Malley, who ended his presidential...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: John Fritze | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Baltimore is on the hook for an estimated $7.47 million for the trials of police officers charged and acquitted in the death of Freddie Gray, city officials said.On Wednesday, prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against the officers, ending the...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Yvonne Wenger, Tim Prudente | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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In acknowledging her failed prosecution of the six officers she boldly accused of criminality in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray last year, Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby on Wednesday alleged that members of the Baltimore Police Department...
From: Baltimore Sun | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Representatives for the six officers who had been charged in the Freddie Gray case defended their clients and criticized State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby during a news conference Wednesday afternoon."Justice has been done," said Gene Ryan, president of...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Pamela Wood, Wyatt Massey | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Southeastern Worcester County was under a tornado warning early Wednesday afternoon after a waterspout was spotted moving onshore near Assateague Island. The National Weather Service issued the warning at 12:47 p.m., until 1:15 p.m., saying "a confirmed...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Scott Dance | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby said her decision to drop the remaining charges in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray Wednesday was made in part to pursue fixes to the system that she believes hindered the cases. "I wanted to be able to...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Justin Fenton | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Anne Arundel County Sheriff Ron Bateman was acquitted of a second-degree assault charge after his wife invoked spousal privilege at his trial Wednesday afternoon at District Court in Annapolis.The charge stemmed from Bateman's arrest after an April 10...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Lauren Loricchio, Meredith Newman | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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In the West Baltimore neighborhood that bookended Freddie Gray's foreshortened life and far beyond it, the realization quickly set in. "Nobody is getting punished for it," said Medina Gaither, 54, a resident of Gilmor Homes who had known Gray since he...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jean Marbella | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The Rev. Alvin C. Hathaway Sr. cites the Biblical book of Jeremiah when touting the benefits of Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's proposed $5.5 billion Port Covington development. If the city prospers, the book says, "you too will prosper." But Bishop Douglas...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Luke Broadwater | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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In William Golding's classic novel "Lord of the Flies," schoolboys survive a plane crash on a desolate island only to face a hideous fate of their own making, driven by base instincts of greed, power-lust and fear. That is, they behave just like adults....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Tim Smith | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Freddie Gray's step father: " We stand behind Marilyn and her team." (WJZ video)
From: Baltimore Sun | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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A wave of temperatures in the 90s or hotter could end Wednesday, earlier than expected, as a relatively cool yet stormy stretch of weather begins. Highs are forecast in the upper 80s on Wednesday afternoon. If Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Scott Dance | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's decision to pursue charges against the officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest was the right one. His treatment and the circumstances surrounding his fatal injury while in custody raised serious questions about the...
From: Baltimore Sun | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray Wednesday, meaning none of the six police charged by Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby were convicted.This story...
From: Baltimore Sun | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Six Baltimore police officers cleared of criminal charges in Freddie Gray's arrest and death will be investigated by Montgomery County police, who are leading the internal affairs reviews that could determine whether the officers can return to policing...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Catherine Rentz, Yvonne Wenger | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Baltimore Police Officer Garrett Miller was compelled against his will to testify in the trial of Officer Edward Nero under a limited form of immunity that prevents prosecutors from using anything he said on the stand against him at his own trial. Before...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Kevin Rector, Justin Fenton | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to speak tonight at the Democratic National Convention. O'Malley, who ended his bid for the party's presidential nomination in February, is scheduled to speak Wednesday evening.In an email to supporters...
From: Baltimore Sun | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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While Maryland's quarterback race remains wide open entering fall practice next month, coach DJ Durkin remains confident there is a quarterback on the roster who can be successful in offensive coordinator Walt Bell's system....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Daniel Gallen | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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As he stood at the lectern last night, Bill Clinton was doing more than delivering another convention speech, something he has done every four years spanning four decades. This was a larger moment for the former president, and it was a long time coming....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: David Maraniss | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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A towering apartment building in West Baltimore has gained new appliances and bathrooms — and lost old laminate flooring and leaky ceilings — under a controversial federal program that is generating millions of dollars for repairs at nearly half...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Yvonne Wenger, Andrew Dunn | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman came into Tuesday night's start with a chance to become the first 15-game winner in the major leagues, but the Colorado Rockies would not cooperate....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Peter Schmuck | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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Democrats have gathered here to nominate Hillary Clinton for president, but the former secretary of state isn't the only politician hoping the convention provides a bounce in support.Between breakfast pastries and late-night receptions, at least three...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: John Fritze | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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The National Collegiate Athletic Association and the state of Maryland have reached settlements with the family of a Frostburg State University football player who died from concussion-related injuries in a case that could have nationwide implications...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Michael Dresser | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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A man shot by Baltimore police took the witness stand Tuesday as the trial opened of the officer charged with attempted murder in the shooting.During some two hours of testimony, Michael Johansen, 47, described how he went to burglarize a corner store...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Alison Knezevich | Wednesday, July 27, 2016
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A man was fatally shot Tuesday morning in West Baltimore, becoming the city's 31st homicide victim this month.The man, who police have been unable to identify, was killed about 10:13 a.m. in the 2100 block of Garrison Boulevard, north of Gwynns Falls...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Andrew Dunn | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Designed as a launchpad for new food concepts, R. House will soon provide pop-up space for chefs to test out new concepts....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Sarah Meehan | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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In the return of left fielder Hyun Soo Kim, manager Buck Showalter gets a player back whose impact in the lineup has been undeniable....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Hillary Clinton's campaign is in talks with Bernie Sanders about giving the Vermont senator a larger role at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night in a bid to heal rifts in the party, as her team seeks to reintroduce her to voters still...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Ed O'Keefe, David Weigel | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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A former gas station at the intersection of Route 136 and Route 22 in Churchville briefly got a makeover this week as a set for shooting scenes for the Netflix series "House of Cards." The station, closed for over a decade at the busy intersection, was...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: DAVID ANDERSON | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Annapolis-based Ceremony Coffee Roasters is expanding with a second Baltimore location.  The coffee company will open a shop at the Exelon Building at Harbor Point this winter, with a projected opening in January, according to Ceremony founder and...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Sarah Meehan | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Baltimore money management firm T. Rowe Price reported Tuesday second quarter earnings of $195.3 million, a 41 percent drop from the April-to-June period last year that reflects a one-time charge to make right with investors affected by T. Rowe's botched...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Sarah Gantz | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that the San Diego Padres will trade outfielder Melvin Upton to the Toronto Blue Jays for a minor-league prospect. The Orioles had been in discussion with the Padres to acquire Upton for former starting pitcher...
From: Baltimore Sun | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Jones took an extra base for the 12th time this season, a mark only five players in the majors have outdone this year....
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Jon Meoli | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Under Armour's sales soared 28 percent in the second quarter, but profit fell 58 percent and the sports apparel maker recorded a per share loss because of a stock dividend paid to a new class of shareholders.Net revenues jumped to $1 billion during the...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Lorraine Mirabella | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Megan Elcrat's Hampden home was a fine place to run her one-woman architecture business — for a while. But when her husband, Phillip Jones, decided to join the firm, this design duo decided they needed an actual office. A year and a half later, they've...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Sarah Gantz | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Baltimore residents would pay about 33 percent more for water — and be charged two new fees — under a three-year plan under consideration by city officials. Officials propose raising water rates by 9.9 percent each year through fiscal year 2018;...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Luke Broadwater | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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Nearly six months after he placed a distant third in the Iowa caucuses and then all but disappeared from public view, Martin O'Malley is re-emerging on the national stage here as Democrats gather to nominate Hillary Clinton for president.The former Baltimore...
From: Baltimore Sun | By: John Fritze | Tuesday, July 26, 2016
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