Baltimore's spending board is set to authorize another $600,000 to hire firms to audit four key city agencies. The Board of Estimates is expected to approve on Wednesday spending the money for audits of the city's fire, information technology, general services and housing departments. The city has...
A late-morning fire at a Barcelona Nut Co. warehouse in Southwest Baltimore was quickly extinguished Tuesday, but city emergency officials were concerned enough to warn residents near the 500 block of Fulton Ave. who had nut allergies. "Although we were unclear as to the amount of peanuts burning,...
A Baltimore judge has denied another request by defense attorneys that the trials of six police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray be moved out of the city. In their second request for a change of venue, attorneys for all six officers argued last week that a news article published...
Five people — ages 17, 24, 23, 26 and 55 — were shot in West Baltimore Tuesday afternoon, police said. The group was standing in the 300 block of N. Payson St. near Lockerman Bundy Elementary School in the Penrose neighborhood, when a gunman came around the corner and opened fire at about 3:40...
In a meandering stream where cows once muddied the water, finicky brook trout may one day find a home. That's the hope, at least, as a construction crew works to refashion a badly eroded stretch of Little Tuscarora Creek on the outskirts of Maryland's second largest city. The $199,000 state-funded...
Republican presidential contender Ben Carson says he would have sacrificed his life to help stop last week's deadly attack in Oregon. But he's joined the rest of the GOP's 2016 class in refusing to support new measures to stop mass shootings. In a new book, the retired neurosurgeon also insists...
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser and other stakeholders have reached a settlement with Exelon and Pepco Holdings that could revive a potential merger rejected by the D.C. Public Service Commission in August. The $6.9 billion merger between Baltimore Gas and Electric parent Exelon and Pepco...
Maryland's newest casino, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, saw a slight decline in revenue in September, the first month for which year-over-year comparisons have been possible, Maryland Lottery and Gaming said Tuesday. But the state's four other gaming attractions posted increases last month, reported...
While Dan Duquette says Chris Davis and pitching improvements are a priority, the Orioles could be headed for another low-spending offseason
The FBI is now offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrests of two suspects involved in a series of armed robberies at businesses in Anne Arundel and Baltimore counties. Investigators believe the two men responsible for a robbery at a Royal Farms in Baltimore County Sept. 12 are...
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