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Man shot after firing at officers in Northeast Baltimore, police say

An armed man was running from police late Tuesday night when he turned and fired several shots at officers, police said. They returned fire, police said, and shot him multiple times near Clifton Park in Northeast Baltimore. "The initial shots were fired at the officers," said Baltimore Police Col....

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      OrderUp founder sued by early investors

      Early investors in OrderUp, the Baltimore-based meal delivery company, have sued one of the company's founders, saying they were pushed out of their investment as the company prepared to bring on deeper-pocketed investors who would carry the company to an acquisition. In a federal lawsuit, four...

    • Under Armour will lose $120 million in anticipated sales as Sports Authority liquidates

      Under Armour will lose $120 million in anticipated sales as Sports Authority liquidates

      Under Armour will lose $120 million in expected sales to The Sports Authority this year as the chain liquidates in bankruptcy , the Baltimore-based brand said Tuesday. The sports apparel maker said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing it will recognize only $43 million of $163 million...

    • BWI marks 9th straight record-setting month with 2 million passengers in March

      BWI marks 9th straight record-setting month with 2 million passengers in March

      Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport set its ninth consecutive monthly passenger record in March, with more than 2 million people flying in and out, according to airport officials. The figure represents a nearly 9 percent increase from the previous year. Those numbers were...

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    • A diverting 'Moon Over Buffalo' from Vagabond Players

      A diverting 'Moon Over Buffalo' from Vagabond Players

      The nation's "oldest continually operating little theater" has turned to one of the stage world's oldest devices — farce — to wrap up its centennial season. Vagabond Players' revival of Ken Ludwig's "Moon Over Buffalo," a tale of fading actors reduced to touring the provinces in 1953, needs hotter...

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      'The Bachelorette' recap: Meet this season's villain, Chad

      Episode 2 of "The Bachelorette" begins "the morning after" meeting all of this season's contestants, with JoJo reminding us that she had her heart broken by Ben last season, because we definitely forgot.  James F., who smiles with his mouth closed which freaks me out, tells the camera that there...

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      Lippman taps her own Columbia experience in novel, 'Wilde Lake'

      Setting is an integral part of any work of fiction, author Laura Lippman says, and the three years she lived in Columbia as a teenager inspired her to choose "Wilde Lake" for the title and location of her latest book. The backdrop for the crime novel is the man made body of water in Columbia's...

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    • Athletes of the Year award winners

      Athletes of the Year award winners

      The Baltimore Sun is holding its 50th High School Athletes of the Year banquet today, celebrating the top 10 male and the top 10 female athletes of the past school year and naming a top male and female Athlete of the Year. Here are the winners from the past 49 banquets (only male winners were chosen...

    • Two decades after winning award, Tommy Polley has advice

      Two decades after winning award, Tommy Polley has advice

      Dunbar graduate Tommy Polley won a national championship at Florida State and had a six-year NFL career. He will be the keynote speaker at the Baltimore Sun High School Athletes of the Year awards banquet on June 1.

    • Digest: Leading Maryland sire Not For Love dies of colic at 26

      Digest: Leading Maryland sire Not For Love dies of colic at 26

      Not For Love, Maryland's leading sire for more than a dozen years, was euthanized Sunday because of complications from colic, according to a news release from Northview Stallion Station. Pensioned since March 2015 at his longtime home at Northview in Chesapeake City, the son of Mr. Prospector was...

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    • Mondawmin and the terrorists

      Mondawmin and the terrorists

      The notion that terrorists, domestic or foreign, are itching to attack Baltimore's Mondawmin subway station is not totally beyond the pale, although it comes pretty close. Terrorists have actually gone after much larger subway systems in London (2005) and Moscow (2010) as well as attacking more...

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      Hogan's vetoes

      Last year, Gov. Larry Hogan used relatively restrained language in announcing his veto of a handful of the General Assembly's bills, but lawmakers overrode him on every one of them anyway. This year, he vetoed a handful of bills again but accompanied them with some fighting words — "sophomoric,"...

    • Don't shirk civic duty during the lazy days of summer

      Don't shirk civic duty during the lazy days of summer

      If Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, a season for frivolity, it could also mean several months of postponing some serious decision-making as we focus on the great outdoors, crab feasts, family reunions and dream vacations. Before we tune out, keep in mind that there is no more...

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    • MTA now says release of Mondawmin unrest footage would facilitate 'terrorist attack'

      MTA now says release of Mondawmin unrest footage would facilitate 'terrorist attack'

      The Maryland Transit Administration has once again denied a Public Information Act request by The Baltimore Sun for surveillance footage from the Mondawmin Metro station on the day last April that riots broke out in Baltimore, saying that releasing the video would "facilitate the planning of a...

    • Inside the BDC, questions about Port Covington

      Inside the BDC, questions about Port Covington

      The board of the Baltimore Development Corp. voted unanimously in March to back a request from Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank for $535 million in city financing to support his plan to redevelop Port Covington with a dense, mixed-use project, including a new Under Armour campus. Despite appearances,...

    • Small drones in Maryland, nation now outnumber other kinds of aircraft

      Small drones in Maryland, nation now outnumber other kinds of aircraft

      There are now more registered drone owners in the United States than there are other kinds aircraft, according to new figures from the Federal Aviation Administration. Almost 460,000 drone owners have registered with regulators, the FAA reports. Owners are required to register only once, even if...

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