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  • Under Armour creates Cam Newton game on Snapchat

    Under Armour creates Cam Newton game on Snapchat

    Hey Snapchat users. Under Armour has a new game for you. The game is a spinoff of the Baltimore athletic brand's footwear marketing campaign "It Comes From Below," and one of its films starring Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. That spot, unveiled earlier this month, shows the NFL MVP dodging...

  • Analysts say Under Armour, Adidas 'chipping away' at Nike

    Analysts say Under Armour, Adidas 'chipping away' at Nike

    While Nike reported Tuesday that its revenues increased 8 percent in the quarter ending Aug. 31, analysts and the media focused on increasing competition from Under Armour and other rivals. “Nike and its Jordan brand still command the lion's share of the U.S. footwear market, but rivals Adidas...

  • Man robs Baltimore driver of taxi then wrecks near Clifton Park

    Man robs Baltimore driver of taxi then wrecks near Clifton Park

    A 22-year-old man robbed a taxi driver of a cab, drove off and wrecked Tuesday afternoon near Clifton Park in Northeast Baltimore, police said. The robber was thrown out and trapped beneath the taxi. He was hospitalized and will be identified once he's charged, police said. Police did not provide...

  • Man critically injured in cutting in Greenmount West Wednesday morning

    Man critically injured in cutting in Greenmount West Wednesday morning

    A 29-year-old man is in critical condition after a cutting in Baltimore Wednesday morning, city police said. Officers were called at 9:13 a.m. to the North Avenue and St. Paul Street in the Greenmount West neighborhood where a they found the victim. Police said he was taken to an area hospital...

  • City police charge 28-year-old man for Southwest Baltimore shooting

    City police charge 28-year-old man for Southwest Baltimore shooting

    City police have charged a 28-year-old man in a Southwest Baltimore shooting earlier this month. Police said Jerwell Hill shot a 30-year-old man in the 2800 block of Winchester Avenue in Southwest Baltimore on Sept. 17. Police were called just before 7 p.m. where they found the victim who had been...

  • Starbucks to open shop with a training focus in East Baltimore

    Starbucks to open shop with a training focus in East Baltimore

    Starbucks will open a new coffee shop with a training focus near Johns Hopkins Hospital early next year, part of a larger move by the coffee giant to offer jobs and training to youths in poor communities around the United States. The Starbucks with an in-store classroom will open in the long-planned...

  • Google's answer to Amazon Prime launches in Maryland

    Google's answer to Amazon Prime launches in Maryland

    Aiming to muscle into e-commerce giant Amazon's turf, Google is expanding its online shopping and delivery platform into Maryland and much of the East Coast. The expansion is part of a push to make Google Express available nationwide by the end of the year. The service, which launched in select...

  • Baltimore County police release last name of officer who fatally shot robbery suspect

    Baltimore County police release last name of officer who fatally shot robbery suspect

    Baltimore County police on Tuesday identified the officer who fatally shot a man last week as a 20-year veteran of the department. The department said the officer is Sgt. Bortner of the Pikesville precinct. Bortner has not been involved in any previous shootings, the department said. Police say...

  • Maryland school board would streamline waivers from Labor Day order

    Maryland school board would streamline waivers from Labor Day order

    The state school board signaled Tuesday that it will streamline decisions on granting waivers to local boards of education that don't want to go along with Gov. Larry Hogan's executive order pushing the start of school until after Labor Day next year. After a spirited discussion at its regular...

  • Baltimore school board approves new GPA requirement for athletes

    Baltimore school board approves new GPA requirement for athletes

    Beginning next school year, all student athletes in Baltimore City will be required to maintain a 2.0 grade point average to play on an interscholastic sports team. The city school board unanimously approved the requirement Tuesday, following a debate about whether expectations were too low for...

  • State releases district-level PARCC scores for Maryland students

    State releases district-level PARCC scores for Maryland students

    Howard County and Carroll County students scored better last spring in nearly every grade and subject on Maryland's annual standardized tests — widening the gap with other Baltimore area school systems, which reported mixed results. But even in those highest-performing counties, only about half...

  • Tuesday morning arson the latest crime in Johnston Square neighborhood

    Tuesday morning arson the latest crime in Johnston Square neighborhood

    An arsonist set fire to a row house in East Baltimore, trapping two people on the second floor Tuesday morning, the fire department said. Firefighters entered the burning house and rescued both people. No one was hurt, they said, but one family was displaced. The fire started about 6 a.m. and within...

  • Naked man interrupts, joins in Univ. of Maryland student's workout

    Naked man interrupts, joins in Univ. of Maryland student's workout

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Police are looking for a man who showed up naked to a woman student's exercise routine on the University of Maryland campus. University of Maryland Police issued a safety notice saying the student called police at about 5:20 a.m. Monday to report the indecent exposure. ...

  • 1 killed, 3 injured in Cambridge house fire

    1 killed, 3 injured in Cambridge house fire

    CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — One person has died and three others have been injured, including two firefighters, after a Cambridge house fire. Media outlets report that the fire began early Tuesday morning at a home in a Cambridge neighborhood. Firefighters say one person has been killed, and another...

  • National Aquarium brings back 'Pay What You Want Day'

    National Aquarium brings back 'Pay What You Want Day'

    The National Aquarium in Baltimore is bringing back "Pay What You Want Day" on Nov. 6, allowing visitors to choose their admission price.  The annual event usually attacts more than 7,500 guests, according to a news release from the aquarium. T. Rowe Price, the aquarium's community engagement partner,...

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