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Nine injured in several shootings in Baltimore Thursday

At least nine people were wounded in several shootings across Baltimore on Thursday, including three people in South Baltimore, which has been bearing the brunt of city violence this year. The shootings began about 2 p.m., when three people were shot in Baltimore's Brooklyn neighborhood outside...

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  • Insilico Medicine raises $10 million

    Insilico Medicine raises $10 million

    Insilico Medicine, a Baltimore-based bioinformatics company, has raised just under $10 million to advance its research and development, according to documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Insilico uses genomics, big-data analysis and advanced algorithums to research and...

  • Big banks declare war on Venmo

    Big banks declare war on Venmo

    For years, banks have watched as their youngest customers split restaurant checks, shared utility bills, and pitched in for parties using third-party payment apps such as Venmo. Now, they're trying to take back the person-to-person payments business by launching an app of their own. Nineteen banks,...

  • New apartments in Poppleton get underway

    New apartments in Poppleton get underway

    Baltimore leaders are scheduled to gather Thursday to celebrate the start of construction of a new multimillion-dollar apartment building in Poppleton near the University of Maryland BioPark. The project, part of a planned $460 million, 33-acre redevelopment, has been in the works for more than...

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  • Staging of 'The Bodyguard' heads to Hippodrome

    Staging of 'The Bodyguard' heads to Hippodrome

    Almost 25 years after moviegoers flocked to see Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner in the story of a pop music diva and the former Secret Service agent hired to protect her from a stalker, "The Bodyguard" is back, this time on the stage. On Tuesday, the musical version of the 1992 hit film reaches...

  • Harford volunteers preserve the threads of history

    Harford volunteers preserve the threads of history

    Can’t face reorganizing that closet? Imagine how the Historical Society of Harford County must feel. Over the course of its 132-year history, the small nonprofit has collected thousands of textile pieces — dresses, men’s suits, military uniforms, children’s clothing, stockings, shoes, undergarments,...

  • 'Sometimes people change': Maryland shop covers racist tattoos for free

    'Sometimes people change': Maryland shop covers racist tattoos for free

    Randy Stiles learned the hard way: Having a Confederate flag tattoo that reads "Southern Pride" with a noose hanging off it isn't a path to success. "A lot of public ridicule came from it," Stiles, 25, said this month as he waited to get the flag on his right forearm removed. "I've got to get it...

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  • Make the mayor accountable for the schools

    Make the mayor accountable for the schools

    It was a strange set of circumstances that led to the joint-governance arrangement between the city and state for Baltimore's public schools. Twenty years ago, Baltimore was suing the state to try to get more funds for education. The state counter-sued, alleging that the school system wasn't doing...

  • A safer way to do drugs?

    A safer way to do drugs?

    In 1994, Baltimore launched a controversial program to provide drug addicts with a clean needle for each dirty one they turned in. The point was not to accommodate heroin use — which it indirectly did, of course — but to reduce the spread of AIDS through the shared use of dirty needles. Such an...

  • To be American and Muslim is not a contradiction

    To be American and Muslim is not a contradiction

    Since 9/11, we have seen efforts by ISIS, al-Qaida and other violent extremists to recruit African American Muslims to their cause, preying on a collective sense of injustice and feelings of deprivation and social alienation from historic inequities. In 2008, for example, al-Qaida's then second-in-command...

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  • HIV cases down in Maryland, U.S.

    HIV cases down in Maryland, U.S.

    HIV infections in the United States have fallen for several years, and few places have seen a bigger drop than Maryland, according to new estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cases in the state dropped an average of 7.5 percent per year from 2008 to 2014. That was...

  • Newsday, New York Times reviewing work of 'Pill City' author

    Newsday, New York Times reviewing work of 'Pill City' author

    A New York newspaper is reviewing the work of one of its former reporters after his new book on Baltimore was widely questioned by police and other officials here. Newsday managing editor Richard Rosen confirmed to The Baltimore Sun that the paper is reviewing the work of Kevin Deutsch, who worked...

  • Good Shepherd Services to close Baltimore County residential treatment program

    Good Shepherd Services to close Baltimore County residential treatment program

    Good Shepherd Services will close its troubled residential treatment program for adolescents in Halethorpe after two state agencies decided to withdraw the children they had placed there. The decision to withdraw the children followed moratoriums imposed late last year by the agencies on sending...

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