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  • Police investigate homicide in Annapolis

    Police investigate homicide in Annapolis

    Annapolis police are investigating a fatal shooting Thursday night in the Bywater community. Officers responded at about 9:30 p.m. to a report of shots fired on Royal Street. There, they found a vehicle that had crashed into a residential building, said department spokeswoman Cpl. Amy Miguez. An...

  • Storms delay flights at BWI

    Storms delay flights at BWI

    As thunderstorms battered Maryland Thursday, nearly 100 flights were delayed at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the airline tracker FlightAware reported. Downpours and heavy winds began Thursday afternoon throughout the region. A tornado was sighted near Easton and...

  • Nominee Clinton seeks to unify Dems as she pivots to general election

    Nominee Clinton seeks to unify Dems as she pivots to general election

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president on Thursday night and sought to ease a restive electorate by casting herself as a steady hand for the economy and a leader already experienced on the world stage. Drawing a contrast with the narrative of...

  • Orioles recap: Birds lose third straight, 6-2 to Twins, despite solid start from Ubaldo Jimenez

    Orioles recap: Birds lose third straight, 6-2 to Twins, despite solid start from Ubaldo Jimenez

    On a night when the Orioles gambled with a rare start for Ubaldo Jimenez and were rewarded for their boldness, it was the most reliable part of their pitching staff — the bullpen — that made this one-day trip to Minnesota a fruitless one.

  • Lightning sparks fire on roof of Eastern Shore bank building

    Lightning sparks fire on roof of Eastern Shore bank building

    WILLARDS, Md. (AP) — Authorities say lightning caused a fire that heavily damaged a bank administration building on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The State Fire Marshal's Office says in a news release that the fire was reported about 2 p.m. Thursday at the administration building of the Farmers Bank...

  • Baltimore City Schools program closing early due to lack of air conditioning

    Baltimore City Schools program closing early due to lack of air conditioning

    A Baltimore City Schools summer program will close early Thursday because the building that hosts it is without air conditioning. Programs for students at Samuel F. B. Morse Elementary School will close at noon Thursday "due to problems with air conditioners," the school system wrote on Twitter....

  • Police: One dead, four wounded in shootings

    Police: One dead, four wounded in shootings

    A man was shot to death in Northeast Baltimore early Thursday, and a 17-year-old male and three women were shot in North Baltimore, police said. Police identified the dead man as 23-year-old Davon Harper. Officers called to the 3000 block of Tivoly Ave. in Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello at 3:45...

  • 6 things we learned from last night's Port Covington hearing

    6 things we learned from last night's Port Covington hearing

    Wednesday night, the City Council held its first hearing on a record tax-increment-financing deal for Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's waterfront Port Covington development. Under the proposed deal, the city would float $660 million in bonds to pay for infrastructure for the $5.5 billion development....

  • Blue Water Baltimore seeking legal role in city's court-ordered $1.2B sewer system overhaul

    Blue Water Baltimore seeking legal role in city's court-ordered $1.2B sewer system overhaul

    A local water-quality advocacy group wants legal status to help enforce a federal court order that requires Baltimore to make $1.2 billion in repairs to its sewer system over the next 15 years. Blue Water Baltimore filed a motion Wednesday in U.S. District Court that, if granted, would give the...

  • Man gets 20 years in Glen Burnie home invasion case

    Man gets 20 years in Glen Burnie home invasion case

    An Anne Arundel County Circuit Court judge on Tuesday sentenced a man to 20 years in prison in connection to a violent attack on a Glen Burnie couple in 2013. Travis Evans, 29, of Baltimore, pleaded guilty to burglary and two counts of second-degree assault for the October 2013 incident in the...

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