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Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

Sparrows Point owner, government reach cleanup agreement

State and federal environmental officials announced that they've reached cleanup agreements with the owners of the former Sparrows Point steel mill.

Former Raven gives his Steeler brother a kidney

Three weeks after receiving a kidney transplant from his brother, a former Ravens' player, Chris Kemoeatu has heard all of the wisecracks.

The 'Future' looks bright for Hampdenfest

The 'Future' looks bright for Hampdenfest

Nationally known Baltimore band set to play festival on Sept. 20.

Kit Valentine, advocate for environment in Catonsville

Kit Valentine, advocate for environment in Catonsville

Kit Valentine, an advocate for the environment who served as president and vice-president of the Patapsco Heritage Greenway, died Sept. 15 of pancreatic cancer. He was 73.

'Stress of the job' for police, emergency responders at fatal accidents

'Stress of the job' for police, emergency responders at fatal accidents

A fatal accident can be hard for emergency responders to cope with, even though they're trained to deal with them.

CAMPAIGN 2014

Governor candidates are on separate tracks

Governor candidates are on separate tracks 

Anthony G. Brown brightens as he talks about building large transportation projects — including two light rail lines worth a combined $5 billion. To the Democratic nominee for governor, they are a key to creating jobs and stimulating Maryland's economy.

Looking Out: CDC launches campaign encouraging HIV treatment

Looking Out: CDC launches campaign encouraging HIV treatment

CDC wants people to understand that HIV-positive people who receive treatment live longer and healthier lives compared to those who don't receive treatment.

With shortfall fixed, Maryland National Guard re-starts drills

With shortfall fixed, Maryland National Guard re-starts drills

Army National Guard units in Maryland and across the country will begin holding drills again now that Congress has resolved an unexpected budget shortfall, a spokesman for the Maryland National Guard said Thursday.

Coming to a place of worship near you? [Monoblogue]

Coming to a place of worship near you? [Monoblogue]

Given the obvious role of church as gathering place and the investments many have made in their own theatrical-quality audio and video...

Baltimore Co. police dept. employee charged with marijuana possession

Baltimore County police have charged a civilian employee who worked in the department's Criminal...

Rabid cat bites person at Eastern Shore park

A rabid cat bit a person at Pocomoke River State Park this week and health authorities are...

Baltimore County man accused of plotting to kill judge faces more charges 

The founder of a Baltimore County-based company that provided insurance to nightclubs and bars who...

Baltimore man pleads guilty after series of armed robberies

A Baltimore man pleaded guilty this week after investigators tied him to a series of armed robberies...

Lawyer helping to revamp public defender's office among MacArthur winners 

A law professor whose organization is helping Maryland's public defender system revamp itself is...

Aberdeen, Army move ahead with plan for new APG water source

The Aberdeen City Council recently awarded a $2,172,900 contract for the first phase of a project...

Special Olympics run to close northbound bore of Fort McHenry Tunnel

One of the two bores carrying northbound Interstate 95 traffic through the Fort McHenry Tunnel in...

State says young immigrants have been placed with families 

Maryland officials said Wednesday that most of the more than 2,800 immigrant children who have...

2 arrested in Catonsville double shooting that left 1 dead

Baltimore County police have arrested two Baltimore men in connection with a double shooting in...

Man shot in the ankle Tuesday in Baltimore

A man suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound on Tuesday evening, according to Baltimore...

Staggered launch could help Md. 'kick the tires' of its new health exchange website 

Details remain to be released about the new plan for open enrollment on the state's health insurance...

Woman injured in armed robbery at The Garden Inn

A 20-year-old woman was attacked and robbed inside her room at The Garden Inn on Route 198 Tuesday...

Board approves changing Baltimore Arena's name to Royal Farms Arena 

Deal would bring in $250,000 a year over five years.

Baltimore officer caught on video beating suspect is suspended 

Vincent E. Cosom also subject of criminal investigation.

Maryland GOP says it used Ravens logo without permission 

The Maryland Republican Party admitted Wednesday that it used a trademarked logo of the Baltimore...

Md. might drop option of lifetime casino ban 

Problem gamblers would no longer be able to ban themselves from Maryland casinos for life under a...

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Dan Rodricks

Where were Chris Davis and Ray Rice for teachable moments?  - September 13, 2014 - After reading Chris Davis' apologetic statement on his suspension from the Orioles for taking a drug he wasn't allowed to take under the...

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Jacques Kelly

Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor  - August 8, 2014 - As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The...