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  • Male dies in West Baltimore shooting

    Male dies in West Baltimore shooting

    An unidentified male was killed Wednesday night in a shooting in West Baltimore. About 9:18 p.m. officers responded to the 2500 block of Winchester St., Bridgeview/Greenlawn, and found a male who was shot and critically wounded. The victim was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma...

  • Jackson's late basket lifts No. 1 Gaels into MIAA A Conference semifinals

    Jackson's late basket lifts No. 1 Gaels into MIAA A Conference semifinals

    Mount Saint Joseph junior forward Nigel Jackson doesn't remember much about his first game-winning basket, guessing he was around 11 years old when it happened. He'll never forget his second one. Coming off the bench with the score tied and 1.5 seconds left in Wednesday's Maryland Interscholastic...

  • Maryland football makes offer to Dylan Moses, the nation's top recruit

    Maryland football makes offer to Dylan Moses, the nation's top recruit

    Maryland joined the fray for one of the nation's most sought-after high school football players in the Class of 2017 when it offered a scholarship to five-star recruit Dylan Moses of IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., on Wednesday night, per his Twitter account. "Just got offered by Maryland!!!" Moses...

  • No. 4 Seton Keough pulls past Spalding, advances to IAAM A Conference semifinals

    No. 4 Seton Keough pulls past Spalding, advances to IAAM A Conference semifinals

    No. 4 Seton Keough made the most of its free-throw chances during Wednesday night's Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland A Conference quarterfinal against Archbishop Spalding — and that secured the victory in the end. The host Gators finished with five free throws to hold off a determined...

  • Police: Two shot in Randallstown

    Police: Two shot in Randallstown

    Two people were shot Wednesday night in Randallstown, Baltimore County Police said. Officers were called about 8:30 p.m. to the intersection of Liberty and Offutt roads, police said. The victims were found somewhere in the area. Additional details were not immediately available. tprudente@baltsun.com

  • Critics say Timonium off-track betting plan left gate too soon

    Critics say Timonium off-track betting plan left gate too soon

    The new flat-screen televisions have been mounted on the walls above the just-installed hardwood floor, and the betting machines are switched on. But it's not post time just yet at the refurbished off-track betting room at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium — and it won't be anytime soon,...

  • State insurance regulators ban gender transition-related exclusions

    State insurance regulators ban gender transition-related exclusions

    State officials have told insurers who sell health plans to small businesses, individuals and students that they can't exclude coverage of care related to gender transition. Gay-rights advocates applauded the directive, which was outlined in bulletins published by the Maryland Insurance Administration...

  • Omega Healthcare Investors plans to continue expansion

    Omega Healthcare Investors plans to continue expansion

    Omega Healthcare Investors said Wednesday that it intends to continue an aggressive expansion, making an expected $650 million in new investments in 2016, including $186 million in acquisitions already completed. The Hunt Valley company, a real estate trust that has a large portfolio of skilled...

  • State health insurance enrollment exceeds goal

    State health insurance enrollment exceeds goal

    More than 162,000 Marylanders signed up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act, a 33 percent jump from last year that surpassed a state goal of 150,000 new people on the health insurance rolls. Officials with the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, which oversees the state's enrollment efforts,...

  • Baltimore author Ta-Nehisi Coates will vote for Bernie Sanders

    Baltimore author Ta-Nehisi Coates will vote for Bernie Sanders

    The Baltimore writer and public intellectual Ta-Nehisi Coates hasn't been out of the news much lately. Sometimes he's gotten attention when he has either won or been nominated for another prestigious literary prize. Other times, Coates has raised a ruckus by tackling controversial topics in the...

  • Guns would be banned from Maryland college campuses under legislative leaders' bill

    Guns would be banned from Maryland college campuses under legislative leaders' bill

    Democrats in the Maryland legislature are pushing three new gun bills that would prohibit people from carrying firearms on the campuses of the state's public colleges, require domestic abusers to surrender their guns and bar terrorists from purchasing them. General Assembly leaders said Wednesday...

  • Kevin Plank invests in Towson luxury watch maker

    Kevin Plank invests in Towson luxury watch maker

    Under Armour founder Kevin Plank is investing in a tiny luxury watchmaker in Towson through his Sagamore Ventures. Sagamore announced Wednesday that it has taken a 25 percent stake in Towson Watch Co., run for 16 years by two prominent watchmakers who craft custom handmade timepieces that range...

  • Rummel, Klepper and Kahl acquires Miami engineering firm

    Rummel, Klepper and Kahl acquires Miami engineering firm

    The Baltimore-based engineering firm Rummel, Klepper & Kahl announced Wednesday it had acquired the assets of a Miami-based Tamayo Engineering. The acquisition of Tamayo, with 70 employees in four offices in Miami, Lakeland, Orlando and Tampa, will bolster RK&K's offerings in Florida. Tamayo offers...

  • Car-locking systems have stopped 1.77 million drivers, MADD says

    Car-locking systems have stopped 1.77 million drivers, MADD says

    Car-locking systems have stopped more than 1.77 million people from driving drunk since states first passed laws requiring offenders to install them in 1999, Mothers Against Drunk Driving said in a first-of-its-kind report on the devices nationwide. The data come from the 11 major manufactures...

  • Two Harford sheriff's deputies killed in Abingdon shooting

    Two Harford sheriff's deputies killed in Abingdon shooting

    Two Harford County sheriff’s deputies have died after a shooting both inside and near a restaurant in Abingdon late Wednesday morning, the head of the department said. Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler didn't immediately identify the officers, and asked for "respect and patience during this difficult time...

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