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  • Mother arrested carrying handgun at BWI while walking children to gate

    Mother arrested carrying handgun at BWI while walking children to gate

    A Virginia mother was arrested and charged after recently carrying a loaded handgun into Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport while transporting her children to their gate. The woman, who was not identified other than being a resident of Leesburg, Va. in Loudoun County, was...

  • Police district commander replaced in hard-hit area

    Police district commander replaced in hard-hit area

    Baltimore police have replaced the top commanders in the Southern District, a region that has led Baltimore in homicides this year. Maj. Brian Hance announced on Monday that he will no longer oversee the Southern District and had been transferred to the Watch Commander position within the department....

  • Maryland boater found dead near Patuxent River Bridge

    Maryland boater found dead near Patuxent River Bridge

    A missing boater has been found dead near the Patuxent River Bridge in Southern Maryland. Maryland Natural Resources Police say the body of 41-year-old Scott L. Suder of Huntingtown was discovered near his capsized boat in Calvert County on Sunday afternoon. Police say Suder was last seen about...

  • Human-trafficking victims sue Salisbury hotel

    Human-trafficking victims sue Salisbury hotel

    SALSIBURY, Md. (AP) — Four women who say they were forced into prostitution are suing the owners of a Salisbury hotel, arguing that staff either knew or should have known that the hotel was a site for human trafficking. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports the victims filed separate lawsuits Friday...

  • When will D.C.'s famed cherry trees bloom? Find out Wednesday

    When will D.C.'s famed cherry trees bloom? Find out Wednesday

    The predicted peak blooming period for this year's cherry blossom season in Washington will be announced this week. The window is expected to be announced Wednesday at a press conference at the Newseum. Last year's peak bloom happened March 25. According to the National Park Service website, however,...

  • As expected, reeling Maryland falls out of top 25

    As expected, reeling Maryland falls out of top 25

    After losing both of its home games by double digits last week to Minnesota and Iowa, Maryland didn’t just fall out of the Associated Press Top 25 media poll. Just as they have done during what is now a three-game losing streak, the Terps plummeted, dropping from No. 24 to getting just a single...

  • Circa, a Sinclair website targeting millennials, plans to expand to Europe

    Circa, a Sinclair website targeting millennials, plans to expand to Europe

    Circa, a Sinclair Broadcast Group news and entertainment website targeting millennials, plans to expand internationally, with video-on demand channels to be available in Europe this spring. The Circa brand announced a partnership Monday with Ownzones Media Network, a global distribution and content...

  • NBC game show 'The Wall' filming in Patterson Park today

    NBC game show 'The Wall' filming in Patterson Park today

    "The Wall," an NBC game show produced by LeBron James, will be filming in Patterson Park today, the Baltimore Film Office confirmed. Notice of the filming was posted on Twitter by Patterson Park Neighborhood Association President Pat Lundberg, with an image of what appeared to be a city application...

  • ATF says Safe Streets employee led drug organization

    ATF says Safe Streets employee led drug organization

    Federal authorities allege that an employee of the city-funded violence intervention program Safe Streets has been leading a drug trafficking organization involved in "several" shootings. A complaint charging Terrell Allen, 43, with distribution and possession with intent to distribute drugs was...

  • Police: Man killed in Northwest Baltimore Monday morning

    Police: Man killed in Northwest Baltimore Monday morning

    A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death in Baltimore's Grove Park neighborhood Monday morning, police said. At about 9:40 a.m., officers responded to the 3600 block of Bowers Avenue for a reported cutting. There, they found the victim, who has not been publicly identified, suffering from trauma...

  • Maryland Airbnb hosts made $25.3 million in 2016

    Maryland Airbnb hosts made $25.3 million in 2016

    Airbnb, a growing short-term rental website, said Monday that hosts in Maryland whose properties are booked through the platform earned about $25.3 million in income in 2016. The firm, which earns money through a booking fee charged as a percentage of each transaction, released the information as...

  • Maryland ski resort closes, other attractions face unseasonable February weather

    Maryland ski resort closes, other attractions face unseasonable February weather

    During an unusually warm winter, the region's ski resorts have struggled, through long stretches between snowfall, spring-like temperatures and snow-melting rains, to attract winter sports enthusiasts. Now one of the most popular has given up for the year. After watching the snow on its trails thaw...

  • Pugh seeks help from Maryland as Baltimore principals rally against deep school budget cuts

    Pugh seeks help from Maryland as Baltimore principals rally against deep school budget cuts

    Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh went to Annapolis again Monday to ask the state to help city schools close a $130 million budget gap. Back in Baltimore, principals, preachers and other advocates for the schools expressed disappointment that she didn't have more of a plan. "We appreciate that she is...

  • Flu cases up around Maryland as winter comes to a close

    Flu cases up around Maryland as winter comes to a close

    Temperatures have been rising around the state, and so have cases of the flu. Influenza, with its telltale fever, is now widespread in Maryland as it is in much of the nation, according to health officials who are logging a lot of doctor and emergency room visits during an unseasonably warm stretch...

  • Maryland Senate poised to vote on lottery director Monday

    Maryland Senate poised to vote on lottery director Monday

    The Maryland Senate is set to vote on the state's lottery director, more than 21 months after Gov. Larry Hogan appointed him. The Senate is expected to vote tonight on the appointment of Gordon Medenica. Some senators have expressed confidence in his experience. He was the director of the New...

  • Mahershala Ali credits 'House of Cards' for his Oscar glory

    Mahershala Ali credits 'House of Cards' for his Oscar glory

    Mahershala Ali credits the four years he spent on the filmed-in-Baltimore series “House of Cards” with giving him the career boost that led to his winning a best supporting actor Oscar on Sunday night for his performance in “Moonlight.” “'House of Cards' is the reason I’m here,” Ali said backstage...

  • Glenn L. Martin museum taps aviation legacy to pique interest of a new generation

    Glenn L. Martin museum taps aviation legacy to pique interest of a new generation

    Some volunteers at the Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum in Middle River like to work in the archive stacks, where the shelves brim with photographs, magazines and manuals from the pioneering era of airplane manufacturing and design. Others prefer to be outside, restoring the museum's "flight line"...

  • Attorneys ask court to force Baltimore police to release details in shooting of boy with BB gun

    Attorneys ask court to force Baltimore police to release details in shooting of boy with BB gun

    Attorneys building a case against Baltimore police are asking a court to force the department to name all the officers involved in the shooting last year of a boy carrying a BB gun and the arrest of his mother. The attorneys are seeking a court order for badge numbers and police reports from the...

  • Attic fire damages Elkridge home

    Attic fire damages Elkridge home

    Four people are out of their home after a fire broke out early Monday in Elkridge, Howard County officials said. Firefighters and paramedics from the Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services responded to the 7200 block of Montgomery Road in Elkridge at about 2:15 a.m. Monday after a...

  • Poll: Hogan remains popular despite 'Trump effect'

    Poll: Hogan remains popular despite 'Trump effect'

    Republican Gov. Larry Hogan remains deeply popular in Democratic Maryland, and his job approval rating appears untouched by national political controversy, a new poll has found. Hogan's job approval ratings dipped in the new Goucher Poll released Monday, but pollster Mileah Kromer said the decline...

  • Lane closure on St. Paul Street continues Monday for water main repair

    Lane closure on St. Paul Street continues Monday for water main repair

    One lane of the 500 block of St. Paul Street will be closed Monday while crews repair a broken water main. The Baltimore Department of Public Works said the 20-inch broken main repair had also affected water service to the Standard apartments. Crews were working on the repair Sunday and the lane...

  • Financial experts push tax season as prime time to start saving

    Financial experts push tax season as prime time to start saving

    April Bradley never imagined she'd be where she is today: picking out paint colors and furniture for a Baltimore rowhouse with her name on the property title. Six years ago, Bradley was a 27-year-old single mother more concerned about paying the monthly bills and making rent than whether she'd ever...

  • Ivanka Trump attends Monster Jam truck rally in Baltimore

    Ivanka Trump attends Monster Jam truck rally in Baltimore

    First Daughter Ivanka Trump attended Baltimore's Monster Jam truck rally on Sunday. It's her second time in the city in several days. Trump posted several pictures to Twitter and Instagram showing her and one of her sons at the truck rally. In one, she poses with her son and a monster truck driver...

  • Rare February tornado confirmed in Charles County Saturday

    Rare February tornado confirmed in Charles County Saturday

    A tornado was confirmed to have touched down in Charles County on Saturday, the National Weather Service said. The tornado was classified as a lower-intensity EF1 with winds of 90 miles per hour. The tornado toppled trees in its path and caused some property damage, but no injuries were reported....

  • Police: Man arrested hitting fence near BWI

    Police: Man arrested hitting fence near BWI

    A man was arrested after driving into a fence near Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport on Sunday morning. Around 8:40 a.m., a sprinter van driven by a man identified as John Mack Jr., 37, of Baltimore, was traveling on Stoney Run Road when it ran off the road and crashed into a secured...

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