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  • A flawed, inconsistent police response to sexual assault in Maryland

    A flawed, inconsistent police response to sexual assault in Maryland

    Catherine Becket hadn't forgotten that evening three years ago in her Parkville apartment, though she tried. Then, as she watched with outrage while Stanford University student Brock Turner served three months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, she resolved to confront her own...

  • Auditors: State wrongly charged disabled residents millions in fees

    Auditors: State wrongly charged disabled residents millions in fees

    For years, the state agency that oversees people with disabilities erroneously charged monthly fees to largely poor people who live in residential facilities. And they might never get any of the millions of dollars back. State auditors reported this week that more than 2,500 people might have been...

  • With one month to go, only half of Baltimore audits finished

    With one month to go, only half of Baltimore audits finished

    With less than a month to go before their deadline, Baltimore officials have completed fewer than half of the agency-level audits that voters have ordered. Auditors have finished 12 of the 26 voter-mandated audits of municipal departments that must be completed by the end of 2016. Mayor Stephanie...

  • 19-year-old shot Friday night in Westport, South Baltimore

    19-year-old shot Friday night in Westport, South Baltimore

    A 19-year-old man was shot Friday night in South Baltimore, police said. Officers said they were called to the 2400 block of Kermit Court at about 10:42 for a report of gunshots. When they arrived, they were "immediately able to locate evidence that someone had been discharging a firearm," police...

  • Man, 73, fatally stabbed in southeast Baltimore

    Man, 73, fatally stabbed in southeast Baltimore

    A 73-year-old man was stabbed to death in southeast Baltimore on Friday, police said. Police were called to the intersection of Pulaski Highway and Highland Avenue at about 4 p.m. and found the man with a stab wound in his stomach. The victim was taken to an area hospital, where he later died from...

  • Home on the Harbor changes name to Design Distillery

    Home on the Harbor changes name to Design Distillery

    Home decor retailer Home on the Harbor has renovated its showroom just south of Baltimore's Inner Harbor and changed its name to Design Distillery. The modern furniture store opened 14 years ago on Charles Street in Federal Hill. It moved to its current spot at 1414 Key Highway in 2010. "Everyone...

  • Man in critical condition after Thursday night shooting, police say

    Man in critical condition after Thursday night shooting, police say

    A 24-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting in Baltimore County, though he was able to get himself to a hospital Thursday night, police said. City Northeast District officers were called at 9:52 p.m. to an area hospital, where the man was being treated for gunshot wounds to the head,...

  • Howard County school officials say student made 'racially offensive' social media post

    Howard County school officials say student made 'racially offensive' social media post

    Howard County public school officials have notified parents of Oakland Mills High School students of what they called a "racially offensive and hurtful post" made by a student on social media. John White, county schools spokesman, said via email Thursday that a 16-year-old student at the Columbia...

  • Deal nears for Legg Mason tower

    Deal nears for Legg Mason tower

    H&S Properties Development Corp. is close to selling a stake in the Legg Mason building in Harbor East. The firm, which put the 24-story blue glass tower on the market last year, saying it was looking for a joint venture partner, confirmed Thursday that it is drawing closer to a deal. CBRE, the...

  • Former Pocomoke City police chief convicted of misconduct in office

    Former Pocomoke City police chief convicted of misconduct in office

    SNOW HILL, Md. (AP) — The chief investigator for the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office was convicted Thursday of misconduct in office stemming from his service as an Eastern Shore police chief. Former Pocomoke City police chief Kelvin Sewell was convicted of misconduct and sentenced to probation....

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