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    Baltimore police release video of fatal stabbing on Pulaski Highway

    Police released surveillance footage of the brutal knife attack on a 73-year-old man Friday in Southeast Baltimore. The man was stabbed in the abdomen on Pulaski Highway at about 4 p.m., police said, and died later Friday at an area hospital. Police are asking the public's help in identifying the...

  • Transparency becomes key for well-connected Baltimore Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh

    Transparency becomes key for well-connected Baltimore Mayor-elect Catherine Pugh

    Catherine E. Pugh campaigned for mayor of Baltimore in part on a history of building relationships. The veteran politician — daughter of a factory worker, acolyte of William Donald Schaefer and outgoing majority leader of the state Senate — can get fellow elected officials on the phone, call summits...

  • Body found hanging from tree in West Baltimore park

    Body found hanging from tree in West Baltimore park

    A man was found dead in a West Baltimore park of an apparent suicide Saturday, police said. The body of a man in his 50s was found hanging from a tree by a belt at Leon Day Park in the 1200 block of Franklintown Road, police spokesman Donny Moses said. Homicide detectives are investigating, he...

  • On the Columbus Day flap, fake news and Lexington Market

    On the Columbus Day flap, fake news and Lexington Market

    Nobody asked me, but the Baltimore City Council's preliminary vote to drop Columbus Day and rename it "Indigenous Peoples' and Italian-Americans' Day" supports the argument that Democrats spend too much time on identity politics and political correctness while more serious issues go begging. And...

  • With one month to go, only half of Baltimore audits finished

    With one month to go, only half of Baltimore audits finished

    With less than a month to go before their deadline, Baltimore officials have completed fewer than half of the agency-level audits that voters have ordered. Auditors have finished 12 of the 26 voter-mandated audits of municipal departments that must be completed by the end of 2016. Mayor Stephanie...

  • 19-year-old shot Friday night in Westport, South Baltimore

    19-year-old shot Friday night in Westport, South Baltimore

    A 19-year-old man was shot Friday night in South Baltimore, police said. Officers said they were called to the 2400 block of Kermit Court at about 10:42 p.m. for a report of gunshots. When they arrived, they were "immediately able to locate evidence that someone had been discharging a firearm," police...

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