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  • Baltimore police say one killed, another injured in shooting at Highlandtown barbershop

    Baltimore police say one killed, another injured in shooting at Highlandtown barbershop

    Baltimore police said one man was killed and another wounded in a shooting Monday evening at a barbershop in Baltimore’s Highlandtown neighborhood. Police spokesman TJ Smith said two other shootings happened around the same time elsewhere in the city; police were trying to determine if they are...

  • USA Today names Baltimore 'the nation's most dangerous city'

    USA Today names Baltimore 'the nation's most dangerous city'

    Baltimore’s highest-ever per capita homicide rate in 2017 also made it the deadliest big city in the country, USA Today reported Monday. Though official data from the FBI won’t be available until later in the year, USA Today reviewed the homicide rates in the nation’s 50 largest cities and Baltimore...

  • Baltimore police release image of rape suspect

    Baltimore police release image of rape suspect

    Baltimore police are asking for information on an unidentified suspect wanted in a rape last month. The police department released a composite sketch Monday of a man wanted in a rape that occurred at 2 a.m. Jan. 27 in the 1700 block of N. Calvert St. in the Greenmount West neighborhood in North...

  • Peabody Conservatory hires three local musicians as part of effort to revamp jazz department

    Peabody Conservatory hires three local musicians as part of effort to revamp jazz department

    The Peabody Conservatory has hired three musicians with Baltimore ties to join the jazz department faculty next school year — the most recent step in administrators’ plan to remake the program from top to bottom. The appointments of bassist Kristopher Funn, saxophonist Tim Green, and vibraphone...

  • As 'Black Panther' shows, inclusion pays at the box office

    As 'Black Panther' shows, inclusion pays at the box office

    NEW YORK — A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film. The phenomenon of “Black Panther” had the look and feel of a classic, bona fide blockbuster...

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