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Daycare worker charged with murder in death of 8-month-old girl

Police say a caretaker at a daycare facility near downtown Baltimore has been charged with first-degree murder after she was caught on tape "torturing" an 8-month-old girl until she died. Leah Walden, 23, an employee of the Rocket Tiers Learning Center in the first block of S. High St., was taken...

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    Two plead guilty to murder in Baltimore fashion stylist's 2015 death

    Two plead guilty to murder in Baltimore fashion stylist's 2015 death

    Two men pleaded guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder in Baltimore County Circuit Court in the 2015 death of a 22-year-old fashion stylist. The tense hearing was interrupted when a friend of the victim charged the defense table to attack one of the defendants. The disturbance came as a county prosecutor...

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      'The Keepers' victims: a daughter's view

      We moved from Baltimore to a small suburb in Pennsylvania when I was 7 years old. I remember the day my mom enrolled me in public school. I was upset. I wanted to go to Catholic school like my friends and cousins back in Maryland. Today, I understand. My mother is one of the women featured in the...

    • Md. gubernatorial race could foretell 2020

      Md. gubernatorial race could foretell 2020

      Maryland rarely is the main dish in national politics. Yet our gubernatorial race is set to answer some of the most persistent and important political questions generated by the 2016 presidential election. This midterm election cycle, the country would be wise to pull up a chair and dig in. Consider...

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      Don't trash Maryland

      When you discard trash from your vehicle on one of Maryland's highways, do you ever wonder where it goes? One cigarette butt flicked out of the window, a fast food bag, a small plastic wrapper. Take a moment and think about where it goes. It has to go somewhere. Now I ask you to think about the...

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    • I-95 billboard announces Baltimore boxer Gervonta 'Tank' Davis' deal with Under Armour

      I-95 billboard announces Baltimore boxer Gervonta 'Tank' Davis' deal with Under Armour

      As cars whizzed by, Gervonta "Tank" Davis climbed out of the luxury van and stood atop a concrete barrier off Interstate 95 to get a closer look at a brand-new billboard bearing his image. "Baltimore's Own," reads the sign in oversized block lettering alongside his name, "World Champion Boxer"...

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      Kevin Plank inducted into Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame

      Under Armour CEO and founder Kevin Plank has been inducted into the Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame. Plank was inducted Tuesday by the National Sporting Goods Association during the group's annual management conference in Scottsdale. He was one of two members of the hall's Class of 2017, joined...

    • Baltimore Sun building is sold to local firm

      Baltimore Sun building is sold to local firm

      The Calvert Street property leased by The Baltimore Sun and a neighboring parking garage have been sold to the Baltimore-based real estate investment and management firm Atapco Properties. The deal has been in the works for months, as the Chicago-based Tribune Media, which owned the buildings, sought...

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    • 'The Keepers' recap, Episode 4: Who is Brother Bob?

      'The Keepers' recap, Episode 4: Who is Brother Bob?

      It’s easy to forget that the events recounted in ‘The Keepers’ have ongoing real-world consequences, but things didn’t just stop when the documentary was done filming. For example, this week, the Baltimore Police Department created an online form for people to report abuse allegations related to...

    • The Chasseur adding third-floor rooftop bar

      The Chasseur adding third-floor rooftop bar

      The Chasseur is constructing a third-floor addition that will provide patrons with water views and a rooftop breeze. The Canton restaurant began construction on a third-floor bar this spring, and it’s expected to open by late July or early August. The addition, which will be used year-round, will...

    • Baltimore Restaurant Week returns in July

      Baltimore Restaurant Week returns in July

      At least 58 restaurants will set their tables for diners looking to get a taste of the city during this summer’s Baltimore Restaurant Week. The promotion returns July 28-Aug.6, when restaurants across Baltimore (and a few in surrounding counties) will roll out prix-fixe menus for brunch, lunch...

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    • What's new in Ocean City for 2017: Restaurants, hotels and an escape room

      What's new in Ocean City for 2017: Restaurants, hotels and an escape room

      From a flurry of restaurant openings to new games, rides and events, this summer gives tourists and locals alike good reason to break out of the mold and try something unexpected on vacation. Here's a look at what's new this year in Ocean City: Dining and nightlife Albertino's, 13117 Coastal Highway....

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      15 must-read books for a summer’s day

      Nothing beats a book on the beach — sand in the spine, suntan lotioned-fingerprints smudging the pages, a swell of words that bears you away from your work-week life. Here are 15 titles to get you started.

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      When the Orioles played at Union Park

      It took nearly three years and $110 million to build Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Union Park, home of the celebrated 19th-century Orioles, went up in 17 days at a cost of $7,500. Built in a jiffy in 1891, that stadium served Baltimore’s first championship baseball team, which captured three straight...

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