No clowning around: Group backs out of parade amid rash of creepy clown reports

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Amy Schumer most dangerous celebrity online

Amy Schumer is the most dangerous celebrity on the internet — and not just because of her no-holds-barred personality.

Intel Security announced Wednesday that the actress-comedian topped its 10th annual list of the most dangerous celebrities online.

A search for the "Trainwreck" and "Inside Amy Schumer" star carries over a 16 percent chance of connecting with a site that carries viruses or malware.

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Michael Phelps to Ryan Lochte before Rio incident: 'Keep your head on straight'

Add Michael Phelps' name to the list of Americans who were less than amused by teammate Ryan Lochte's post-competition, early-morning drunken antics at the Rio Olympics. “I did have a talk with him about two days before about not doing anything bad,” said Phelps, who retired after the Summer Games as the most decorated Olympian of all time. "I told him: 'Just keep your head on straight. Have fun.'

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Marylanders react to the first presidential debate on Twitter
Amy Schumer, Chicago beau Ben Hanisch go to 1st base on Mets kiss cam

Amy Schumer and Chicago furniture designer Ben Hanisch took full advantage of the kiss cam Sunday at the Mets game in New York.

Schumer, 35, first kissed her father Gordon on the cheek before making out with Hanisch, whom she has been dating for months.

"I have always wanted to be on the kiss cam!," Schumer wrote on Instagram. "My dad and my man!! #letsgomets."

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Rapper The Game makes generous appearance at West Baltimore block party

Los Angeles rapper The Game went to a block party in West Baltimore’s Gilmor Homes this weekend — and handed out $100 bills to kids in the public housing project, according to his posts on Instagram and Facebook. 

The “Hate It Or Love It” rapper posted a photo of himself, surrounded by “my #Bodymore family,” sitting on a stone wall Saturday outside the public housing project where Freddie Gray was

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Oprah Winfrey reflects on being back 'home' in Baltimore

For Oprah Winfrey, in town this week while making a movie, there's still a part of her that regards Baltimore as home.

"Even just seeing street names brings a sense of familiarity and coming home," said Winfrey, who came to Baltimore in 1976 as an anchor for WJZ (Channel 13), and remained with the station until 1983. "It's like, ‘Hi Calvert Street. Hi Charles. Hi Biddle.'

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