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Death of 7-year-old Baltimore girl weeks after shooting revives anger about 'no snitching' ethos

The shooting death of a 7-year-old girl on Thursday after a two-week struggle to survive has once again angered people about Baltimore’s notorious “no-snitching” ethos. Taylor Hayes’ homicide is the latest case in which detectives believe an individual has information on who killed a child but...

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  • Md. Dems take a page from Trump

    Md. Dems take a page from Trump

    Wednesday evening, the Maryland Democratic Party sent out an email blast — identified as being from “Ben Jealous Press” — with the subject line: “FYI: Hidin' Hogan Afraid To Debate and Defend His Record.” And then, in case you missed that one, it followed up Thursday morning with another message,...

  • Hopkins must break with ICE — now

    Hopkins must break with ICE — now

    Among the top 10 organizations in Maryland profiting from work with the controversial Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE), you won’t be surprised to find weapons manufacturers, IT firms or facilities operators. But you might be surprised to find Johns Hopkins School of Education. Starting...

  • Baltimore voter apathy 'truly staggering'

    Baltimore voter apathy 'truly staggering'

    After a tempestuous and increasingly acrimonious contest in the Democratic primary, Marilyn Mosby’s election to a second term as Baltimore City state’s attorney wasn’t even close. She has been vindicated by the popular will. Or has she? When it came right down to it, Ms. Mosby persuaded just one...

  • Alternative Fact of the Week: The greatest summit ever, no matter what did or didn't happen

    Alternative Fact of the Week: The greatest summit ever, no matter what did or didn't happen

    In retrospect, there was bound to be confusion over this week’s Helsinki Summit, its purpose and results, particularly when it came to any private meeting between President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. After all, one is a serial liar, a professional propagandist and imperious egomaniac who...

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  • FCC questions public interest in Sinclair Broadcast's deal for Tribune

    FCC questions public interest in Sinclair Broadcast's deal for Tribune

    The Federal Communications Commission questioned the public interest of approving Sinclair Broadcast Group’s $3.9 billion deal to take over Tribune Media in a document released Thursday. The agency said in the hearing order that Hunt Valley-based Sinclair might have tried to skirt federal broadcast...

  • Howard County petitions FAA to reduce flight noise at BWI

    Howard County petitions FAA to reduce flight noise at BWI

    The debate over flight patterns at BWI Marshall Airport continued Wednesday, with Howard County petitioning the Federal Aviation Administration to take immediate action to reduce noise in the area. Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman said the sound of low-flying airplanes has disrupted the...

  • Menswear maker Paul Fredrick relocating headquarters to Baltimore County

    Menswear maker Paul Fredrick relocating headquarters to Baltimore County

    Menswear brand Paul Fredrick will relocate its headquarters to Baltimore County from Pennsylvania later this year, the county announced. The relocation will bring 70 jobs to the county over five years — a mix of existing positions and new hires, Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler said, adding...

  • Deadline extended for nominations for the Top Workplaces in the Baltimore region

    Deadline extended for nominations for the Top Workplaces in the Baltimore region

    Did you forget to nominate your company as a Top Workplace in the Baltimore region? It’s not too late. The Baltimore Sun Media Group extended the deadline to Aug. 10 for nominations for the eighth annual Top Workplaces list. For the past seven years, The Sun has showcased the region's Top Workplaces...

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  • Restaurant and bar South Point to open in Port Covington next weekend

    Restaurant and bar South Point to open in Port Covington next weekend

    South Point, an open-air restaurant, bar and event space, will host its grand opening next weekend on South Baltimore’s Port Covington waterfront. Created by Weller Entertainment, South Point will open to the public from 5-11 p.m. July 28, and maintain the same hours going forward on Thursdays-Saturdays....

  • YouTube removes more channels by 'DaddyOFive' creators

    YouTube removes more channels by 'DaddyOFive' creators

    Two additional YouTube channels from the creators of the controversial “DaddyOFive” videos were removed Wednesday. The channels by Michael and Heather Martin, “FamilyOFive” and “FamilyOFive Gaming,” were taken down Wednesday, a spokesperson for YouTube confirmed. “Content that endangers children...

  • Jazz + Soju spices up the Locust Point dining scene

    Jazz + Soju spices up the Locust Point dining scene

    A fusion of flavor and visual flair make Jazz + Soju a distinctive addition to the Locust Point area. The handsome restaurant on the ground floor of Anthem House combines industrial chic (high ceilings, exposed duct work, eclectic lighting fixtures, etc.) with a neat homage to classic jazz — album...

  • Everyman Theatre's summer cabaret features Broadway veterans

    Everyman Theatre's summer cabaret features Broadway veterans

    Back in the days when Everyman Theatre was located in cramped quarters on North Charles Street, the company periodically inserted modest musical revues into the lineup. I remember enjoyable cabarets there devoted to songs by Irving Berlin and the lyrics of Dorothy Fields. Happily ensconced in its...

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  • White House invites Putin to Washington for fall meeting

    White House invites Putin to Washington for fall meeting

    Unbowed by criticism over his Helsinki summit, President Donald Trump extended an invitation to Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet in Washington in the fall, the White House said Thursday. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Twitter that Trump had asked National Security Adviser...

  • Trump's nominee for consumer protection bureau grilled by Senate Democrats

    Trump's nominee for consumer protection bureau grilled by Senate Democrats

    Kathy Kraninger, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, repeatedly dodged questions from Senate Democrats on Thursday about issues facing the watchdog agency and her involvement in the administration's "zero-tolerance" immigration policy. Kraninger, a...

  • Senate GOP withdraws Trump judicial nominee amid concerns about his college writings

    Senate GOP withdraws Trump judicial nominee amid concerns about his college writings

    The GOP's bid to transform the federal bench with conservative judges hit its first significant snag Thursday, after Senate Republicans were forced to withdraw the nomination of Ryan Bounds, Trump's pick to serve on the powerful 9th Circuit appeals court. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,...

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