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Once a 'little dive,' Chaps now a pit beef legend

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Once a 'little dive,' Chaps has become a Baltimore pit beef legend

The stretch of U.S. 40 in eastern Baltimore and Baltimore County was known as "pit beef row," with Chaps, Big Al's and Big Fat Daddy's calling the strip home.

Hopkins settlement not the end for victims

Attorneys for Johns Hopkins Hospital and a plaintiffs' group have settled on a dollar figure in the case of the gynecologist who was secretly filming patients...

Portrait of Dunes Manor founder stolen from O.C. hotel lobby

A painting of Thelma Conner went missing in the middle of the night, police say.

Harborview beacon to light up Baltimore skyline

Harborview beacon to light up Baltimore skyline

HarborView Towers, a condominium complex on the Inner Harbor, aims to become an iconic part of the Baltimore skyline now that it has revamped the beacon atop its east tower.

American Legion Post in Arbutus to hold town hall meeting on veterans' medical treatment

American Legion Post in Arbutus to hold town hall meeting on veterans' medical treatment

On Monday, July 28, the American Legion, the nation's largest wartime veterans service organization, will hold a town hall meeting at the American Legion Dewey Lowman Post 109 in Arbutus for veterans to discuss the quality of care they are receiving at the Baltimore Veteran Affairs Medical Center. 

Harford mosque opens doors to community for Ramadan iftar

Harford mosque opens doors to community for Ramadan iftar

Harford County residents and leaders had an opportunity Saturday to meet members of the local Muslim community and learn more about Muslim culture and traditions during the holy month of Ramadan, a critical event as the military continues its fight against Islamic fundamentalist groups around the world and tensions remain between Muslims and non-Muslims in the United States.

CAMPAIGN 2014

Hogan, many Democrats work the crowd at annual clam bake

Hogan, many Democrats work the crowd at annual clam bake

Republican Larry Hogan entered the 38th annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake to the sound of his name being chanted.

Looking Out: Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, sister of NBA player, makes international news

Killing of Baltimore transgender woman, NBA player's sister, goes international

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts held a press conference to convey a commitment to solving the crime and improving police relations with the transgender community.

Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling

Fort Meade reluctant to promote gambling

Studies show disproportionately high rates of gambling addiction among veterans.

Kid-approved after-camp snacks [(cool) progeny]

Kid-approved after-camp snacks [(cool) progeny]

Here are six healthy and simple snacks that can be ready on the fly.

Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son

Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the...

Z on TV: Martin O'Malley and David Simon together on a train. Really.

The governor and "The Wire" creator share a beer on an Acela train to Baltimore.

Corrections officer sentenced in inmate assault

A former corrections officer was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for assaulting an...

Anne Arundel Police file murder charges in Dec. 10 Odenton shooting

Anne Arundel County police filed first-degree murder charges Monday against a Gambrills man they say...

Men impersonate federal agents during Severna Park robbery, police say

Two men claiming they were federal agents stopped a car to search it and robbed its occupants...

Man shot in leg in West Baltimore

A man was shot in the leg in West Baltimore Monday night, police said.

Suspect shot and killed by police in White Marsh after chase

Baltimore County police shot and killed a suspect in a residential community in White Marsh early...

Annapolis acting city manager resigns

Annapolis City Hall is facing yet another departure: Brian Woodward, the recreation and parks...

Four injured after light rail, vehicle collide downtown

Four people were injured after a light rail train collided with a vehicle in downtown Baltimore on...

Curtis Bay man charged in West Baltimore shooting

A 21-year-old Curtis Bay man has been charged with shooting a man in the elbow in West Baltimore...

Baltimore's bond rating raised to highest level in years, signaling city's improved fiscal health

Standard & Poor's raised Baltimore's bond rating to its highest level in years — a move...

Prince George's County casino gets the go-ahead to start construction

The Prince George's County Council approved construction Monday of MGM Resorts' nearly $1 billion...

Road-rage murder trial opens in Anne Arundel | VIDEO

Joseph Dale Harvey Jr. was fatally shot on the side of a highway in Millersville last summer because...

Man who killed friend in bulletproof vest stunt is held without bail

The man accused of shooting his friend of 15 years in the chest, missing the bulletproof vest he was...

Auctions rise as city cracks down on code violations

Hundreds more problem properties in Baltimore are finding new buyers as the city steps up the use of...

Ulman loosens healthy food and drink standards for events not on county property

Howard County Executive Ken Ulman on Monday announced that he plans to loosen some of the...

Dan Rodricks: World's refugee crisis comes to U.S. and Maryland

Humanity faces its biggest refugee crisis since World War II, and Rep. Andy Harris, the Republican...

Man guilty of attempted murder in shootout with Howard Co. police officers

After just four hours of deliberation Monday, a Howard County jury convicted a homeless man on...

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