Teen drowns in Ocean City rip current; swimming restrictions ordered

Teen drowns in Ocean City rip current

Town officials instituted swimming restrictions amid dangerous surf conditions caused by Hurricane Cristobal off shore.

Ravens sign veteran corner Derek Cox

With their top three cornerbacks ailing, the Ravens reached an agreement with Derek Cox, who played for the San Diego Chargers last season.

Chefs bond while giving back

As Baltimores food scene has blossomed, so have relationships among local chefs. For a handful of them, the root of those friendships is in volunteering.

Orioles call up Steve Clevenger, temporarily send Wei-Yin Chen to GCL team

O's call up Steve Clevenger, temporarily send Wei-Yin Chen to GCL team 

The Orioles promoted catcher Steve Clevenger from Triple-A Norfolk on Wednesday and sent starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen to their Rookie-level Gulf Coast League team in a procedural move.

Ridgely Manor Park set for grand opening Aug. 30

Ridgely Manor Park set for grand opening Aug. 30

Once infamous for gasoline in its groundwater, a 2-acre site is generating excitement as a sorely needed neighborhood park.

Under Armour-donated Banner Field in Locust Point is completed

Under Armour-donated Banner Field in Locust Point is completed

Work has been completed on a multipurpose synthetic turf field in Locust Point that Under Armour is donating to the city.

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National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America'

National Geographic depicts Baltimore as 'heroin capital of America' 

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Fantasy football projections for the Ravens' top offensive players

Projecting the fantasy football production of Ravens' offensive players this season 

If you're still on the clock for your fantasy football draft, take a look at this compilation of statistical projections for the Ravens' top offensive players, including Joe Flacco and Torrey Smith.

Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

Kittleman outraises Watson in end-of-summer report

Republican county executive candidate Allan Kittleman posted strong fundraising numbers Tuesday, outraising Democratic opponent Courtney Watson by more than a three to one margin. 

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Pot as medicine  [Editorial]

Pot as medicine [Editorial] 

A state commission meeting this week to draft rules governing access to medical marijuana by patients and physicians has left advocates for the drug's therapeutic use wondering whether it will ever become available to those who need it. The...

Hopkins student team selected in competition to build 'Star Trek'-like device

Hopkins student team selected in competition to build 'Star Trek'-like device 

Real-life Tricorder would diagnose ailments

More police departments considering the use of drones

More police departments considering the use of drones 

Law enforcement agencies in the Baltimore area and across the country are researching drones, intrigued by their potential for high-risk tactical raids and gathering intelligence.

Why not pay Central American parents to keep their kids at home? [Letter]

As a taxpayer, I have grown tired of politicians spending my money with no accountability. They pass spending bills without knowing how...

Hamas' casualty figures can't be trusted [Letter]

Your recent report on the conflict in Gaza alternately misstates the facts, omits them or misrepresents them ("Israel continues Gaza...

Sprucing Baltimore up for the tourists [Letter]

There an anecdote back in the U.K. that wherever the royal family went, it always smelled of fresh paint. Sounds like visitors arriving by...

Where do their loyalties lie? [Letter]

Your article about U.S. citizens serving in the Israeli Defense Forces doesn't address where their loyalty lies. Is it with Israel or with...

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