Two women injured in Hampden duplex fire

Two women injured in Hampden duplex fire

Two women were injured in a two-story duplex fire in Hampden Wednesday night, the Baltimore Fire Department said.

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Man shot in the leg Wednesday night

Man shot in the leg Wednesday night

A man arrived at a city hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg Wednesday night, Baltimore police said.

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Rulings upheld in sex abuse cases against Dundalk man who voiced Elmo

Rulings upheld in sex abuse cases against Dundalk man who voiced Elmo

The U.S. Court of Appeals in March upheld a judge's decision last summer to dismiss three sexual abuse cases against Kevin Clash, the Dundalk native who served as the voice of Sesame Street's "Elmo"...

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Orioles hit four home runs in 10-8 win over the Toronto Blue Jays

Orioles hit four home runs in 10-8 win over the Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO – Balls can fly when the roof of the Rogers Centre is closed, so the Orioles still had plenty of time Wednesday after they fell behind by five runs in the second inning against the...

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Scores turn out to mourn teenagers, decry persistent violence in Baltimore

Scores turn out to mourn teenagers, decry persistent violence in Baltimore

From Cherry Hill to a West Side high school a few miles away, scores of families and friends turned out Wednesday night to mourn teenagers killed in recent days, and to decry persistent violence in...

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Gansler sharpens attacks on Brown

Gansler sharpens attacks on Brown

Democrat Douglas F. Gansler sharpened his public attacks against rival Anthony G. Brown, charging Wednesday that his chief political opponent "did absolutely nothing" during his tenure as lieutenant...

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Judge won't dismiss Arundel fatal road-rage case involving N.J. officer

Judge won't dismiss Arundel fatal road-rage case involving N.J. officer

An Anne Arundel County judge ruled Wednesday that a deadly road-rage case involving a New Jersey detective can move forward to trial, despite defense allegations that prosecutors withheld...

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U.S. drug clemency plan could reduce sentences of 200 Md. inmates

U.S. drug clemency plan could reduce sentences of 200 Md. inmates

The U.S Justice Department invited thousands of federal convicts on Wednesday to request their release from prison, a measure that could have an outsized effect in Baltimore, where U.S. prosecutors...

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Pratt decries lack of action on replacing wasteful city phones

Pratt decries lack of action on replacing wasteful city phones

The drama over Baltimore's dysfunctional phone system began its next act Wednesday, with the city authorizing a private attorney to defend Comptroller Joan M. Pratt amid an ethics investigation &#...

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Long-sought Rec and Parks audit finally complete

Long-sought Rec and Parks audit finally complete

After years of demands by activists, Baltimore's Department of Recreation and Parks has finally been audited.

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Hopkins, union to begin negotiating again

Hopkins, union to begin negotiating again

Service workers fighting for higher wages will begin negotiating again with The Johns Hopkins Hospital April 30 during a meeting set up by a federal mediator, according to Hopkins and the union...

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Bill Clinton to host Anthony Brown fundraiser

Bill Clinton to host Anthony Brown fundraiser

Former President Bill Clinton will host a fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial bid next month, according to a fundraiser invitation that called it "a once in a lifetime event."

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Maryland hires Cliff Warren as director of basketball operations

Maryland hires Cliff Warren as director of basketball operations

The Maryland men's basketball program has hired former Jacksonville University coach Cliff Warren as its new director of basketball operations.

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Alameda Marketplace sells for $11.3 million

Alameda Marketplace sells for $11.3 million

A Virginia-based real estate company may locate a new fitness center on an unused portion of Baltimore's 10.9-acre Alameda Marketplace, which it acquired last week.

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U.S. soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case granted name change

U.S. soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case granted name change

(Reuters) - Former U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over classified files to WikiLeaks, can exchange the name Bradley for Chelsea to reflect her desire to be...

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Grace blames frigid winter for lower profits

Grace blames frigid winter for lower profits

W.R. Grace & Co. said Wednesday that profit in the first three months of the year dropped 15 percent, compared with a year earlier, as the bitterly cold winter forced temporary closures at its...

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UFC's Ronda Rousey to throw out ceremonial first pitch at Orioles game Friday

UFC's Ronda Rousey to throw out ceremonial first pitch at Orioles game Friday

Ronda Rousey is scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Friday's Orioles-Royals game as UFC promotes its Saturday pay-per-view in Baltimore.

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Armada Hoffler to build smaller Exelon tower at Harbor Point

Armada Hoffler to build smaller Exelon tower at Harbor Point

The developer of Harbor Point announced Wednesday the selection of a Virginia-based contractor for the $165 million construction of the first tower on the site.

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Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69

Walter G. Amprey, the Baltimore schools superintendent from 1991 to 1997 who was remembered as an innovative educator, died of a pulmonary embolism Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical...

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Police looking for two men after robbery in Russett

Police looking for two men after robbery in Russett

Anne Arundel County police released descriptions of two men they are seeking after a man was robbed as he parked his car early this morning in Russett.

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Section of  Piney Orchard Parkway in Odenton closed after water main break

Section of Piney Orchard Parkway in Odenton closed after water main break

The Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works says a portion of Piney Orchard Parkway in Odenton was closed on Wednesday morning in both directions from Waugh Chapel Road to Strawberry Lake Way...

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Gusty winds, highs in lower 60s Wednesday

Gusty winds, highs in lower 60s Wednesday

Blustery winds, mostly sunny skies and highs in the lower 60s are forecast Wednesday.

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Cooperator in murder of 12-year-old sentenced to 15 years

Cooperator in murder of 12-year-old sentenced to 15 years

Six months after the seemingly random murder of a 12-year-old boy in East Baltimore, police had not been able to solve the case, and, a prosecutor said in court Tuesday, the investigation had "gone...

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Two-year-old in Essex suffers 'serious injuries' from pit bull attack

Two-year-old in Essex suffers 'serious injuries' from pit bull attack

Baltimore County Police say a 2-year-old boy received "serious injuries to the upper body" from a pit bull attack on Tuesday afternoon.

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Police identify elderly man found stabbed in Lansdowne home

Police identify elderly man found stabbed in Lansdowne home

Baltimore County Police are investigating the death of an elderly Lansdowne man, who was found in his home Tuesday suffering from stab wounds, according to a statement released by the Baltimore...

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Baltimore port union officials ask for jury to hear dueling assault charges

Baltimore port union officials ask for jury to hear dueling assault charges

The dueling complaints by two port of Baltimore union officials alleging the other assaulted him now will be considered by residents of Baltimore, after their attorneys requested a jury trial in the...

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O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam

O'Malley heads to Dublin, Amsterdam

Gov. Martin O'Malley left Tuesday for a five-day trip to Europe that includes a "congressional pilgrimage" to northern Ireland and a conference in Amsterdam.

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Osprey attempts to build nest in front of traffic camera

Osprey attempts to build nest in front of traffic camera

In the contest between bird and traffic camera, it's a question of which will blink first.

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Slain 14-year-old remembered as a good friend

Slain 14-year-old remembered as a good friend

The loud knock came about 2 a.m., and Dante Wooding roused himself. He saw police lights flashing through his window. Downstairs, a friend was at the front door.

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Carroll will pay $1 million to exit incinerator deal with Frederick

Carroll will pay $1 million to exit incinerator deal with Frederick

Carroll County officials said Tuesday the county will pay a $1 million penalty to get out of a deal to build a waste-to-energy incinerator with Frederick County.

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One sentenced, two plead guilty in BGF jail case

One sentenced, two plead guilty in BGF jail case

A corrections officer at the Baltimore City Detention Center received a 30-month prison term Tuesday for her role in a wide-ranging drug smuggling plot hatched by members of the Black Guerrilla Family...

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Aberdeen Proving Ground worker dies

Aberdeen Proving Ground worker dies

A longtime Army civilian at Aberdeen Proving Ground died after a "grass cutting incident" at work on Tuesday, officials said.

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Annapolis medical practice settles pregnancy lawsuit

Annapolis medical practice settles pregnancy lawsuit

An Annapolis medical practice will pay $22,500 to a former employee who claimed she was discriminated against because she was pregnant.

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Man charged with fatally shooting neighbor after Sunday cookout

Man charged with fatally shooting neighbor after Sunday cookout

A Woodlawn man was charged Tuesday with fatally shooting his neighbor, saying he felt "disrespected" when the victim left a Sunday cookout early, according to charging documents.

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Thornton appoints new Cabinet members

Thornton appoints new Cabinet members

Incoming Baltimore schools superintendent Gregory Thornton is already shaking up the ranks at city school headquarters, naming three key Cabinet heads who will start with him on July 1.

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John Waters to present 'Abuse of Weakness' at Maryland Film Festival

John Waters to present 'Abuse of Weakness' at Maryland Film Festival

Trust John Waters to never go for the easy choice.

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Le Garage to open Friday in former Dogwood space

Le Garage to open Friday in former Dogwood space

A new Hampden spot, Le Garage, will have its official opening on Friday.

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Baltimore, other big cities back EPA in Bay cleanup dispute

Baltimore, other big cities back EPA in Bay cleanup dispute

Baltimore has joined with other major U.S. cities in defending the federal government's authority to impose a "pollution diet" on the Chesapeake Bay.

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Brown calls Gansler comments 'reckless'

Brown calls Gansler comments 'reckless'

Making a rare direct reply Tuesday to an attack by a rival candidate for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown labeled "reckless and irresponsible" remarks by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler...

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Edgewood neighborhood evacuated after SUV crashes into townhouse, severs gas line

Edgewood neighborhood evacuated after SUV crashes into townhouse, severs gas line

Residents of an Edgewood neighborhood were asked to leave their homes after a Ford Explorer crashed into a townhouse early Tuesday afternoon, severing a natural gas line, Harford County police and...

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Maryland's home football game against Michigan State will be in prime time

Maryland's home football game against Michigan State will be in prime time

Maryland's home football game against Michigan State on Nov. 15 will be a prime-time kickoff on the Big Ten Network.

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14-year-old boy shot and killed in south Baltimore

14-year-old boy shot and killed in south Baltimore

A 14-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed in south Baltimore's Cherry Hill neighborhood early Tuesday morning, the third teen killed in the city in a little more than a week.

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Orioles head to Toronto hoping to reverse their recent misfortune at Rogers Centre

Orioles head to Toronto hoping to reverse their recent misfortune at Rogers Centre

The Orioles have been able to catch up on their sleep after completing two games over a 20-hour span in Boston.

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Earth Day expected to be rainy, warm

Earth Day expected to be rainy, warm

Showers and a possible thunderstorm were expected Tuesday, with highs in the upper 70s before a windy and clear Wednesday.

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Timothy Virts indicted following Amber Alert case

Timothy Virts indicted following Amber Alert case

Timothy Virts, subject of a manhunt last month that triggered a multistate Amber Alert ending at a South Carolina motel, has been formally indicted on charges that he abducted his 11-year-old daughter...

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Maryland target Kenny Johnson joins Louisville staff

Maryland target Kenny Johnson joins Louisville staff

Maryland's attempt to lure highly-touted recruiter Kenny Johnson back to his alma mater has proven to be unsuccessful.

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Domino Sugars sign goes solar

Domino Sugars sign goes solar

Think sunshine — not just sweetness — when you see the Domino Sugars sign lighting up the Inner Harbor at night.

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44-year-old man shot in chest in Mondawmin

44-year-old man shot in chest in Mondawmin

A 44-year-old man was shot in the chest on the city's west side Monday morning, police said.

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Bay grasses rebound in most places

Bay grasses rebound in most places

Underwater grasses rebounded last year in the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, partially reversing a three-year decline in a key indicator of the bay's health, scientists said Monday.

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Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Maryland company helping in search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Nearly a month after Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 vanished, a team of Maryland engineers detected the pings from a flight data recorder that narrowed the search area to a more manageable yet still...

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