Andrew Dunn

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  • Kayaker finds Ellicott City's iconic clock in the Patapsco River

    Kayaker finds Ellicott City's iconic clock in the Patapsco River

    Bobby Barker was kayaking in the Patapsco River when he stumbled upon something he'd never seen before: a giant clock. Barker, who grew up in the area and regularly kayaks the Patapsco, was taking in the damage from the deadly flood that ravaged historic Ellicott City and looking for people who...

  • This isn't the first time Baltimore has debated the minimum wage

    This isn't the first time Baltimore has debated the minimum wage

    Business owners warned the City Council that a new minimum wage would lead to economic disaster. Advocates said it would lift poor residents out of poverty. The year was 1964. When the dust settled, officials agreed to require employers to pay their workers at least $1 an hour, the city's first...

  • Baltimore City Council panel approves $15 minimum wage bill

    Baltimore City Council panel approves $15 minimum wage bill

    A divided City Council will decide next month whether to increase the minimum wage in Baltimore to $15 an hour, which would be the highest in the state. The council's labor committee voted 4-0 Thursday to send the bill to the 15-member council, where President Bernard C. "Jack" Young has pledged...

  • Police charge two Towson students in fraternity hazing incidents

    Police charge two Towson students in fraternity hazing incidents

    Baltimore County police charged two Towson University students Wednesday in a fraternity hazing incident that left a 19-year-old hospitalized. Evan Palmer Francis and Alexander James Cantor, both 21, were charged with hazing and reckless endangerment. The university suspended the fraternity until...

  • Police: Man shot in buttocks in South Baltimore

    Police: Man shot in buttocks in South Baltimore

    A 24-year-old man was shot in the buttocks Wednesday afternoon in South Baltimore, police said. The man was shot in the 900 block of Jack Street in the Brookyln neighborhood at about 1:56 p.m., police said. Officers found the victim suffering from "gunshot wounds to the buttocks," police said. ...

  • Baltimore reaches 31 homicides in July

    Baltimore reaches 31 homicides in July

    A man was shot to death in West Baltimore on Tuesday in the city's 31st homicide victim this month. The man was shot about 10:15 a.m. in the 2100 block of Garrison Blvd., north of Gwynns Falls Park, police said. Police identified the victim as Earl Redd, 23, of Homeland on Wednesday. Before the spike...

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