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How safe is your car in Baltimore?

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How safe is your car in Baltimore? 

Frankford, Brooklyn and Belair-Edison top the city's worst neighborhoods for car thefts. In Baltimore, nearly 4,000 vehicles are stolen each year.

Charges possible next week in Modell grave urination incident

Baltimore Co. police believe they have identified the man who videotaped himself urinating on Art Modell's grave.

City says largest supermarket to open in Howard Park after years of lobbying 

University of Maryland arena is rechristened Xfinity Center 

State Police vehicle broken into in Bel Air area, tactical gear stolen

City to check sewer lines to prevent backups

More BGE customers earning bill credits for cutting back 

NAACP, labor union claim racial inequality in BWI airport restaurant hiring 

Australian football makes inroads in Baltimore one bounce, kick and bump at a time

Australian football makes inroads in Baltimore 1 bounce, kick, bump at a time

Often confused with rugby, 'footy' develops loyal following; Ausball provides tamer version of the sport.

Marks to introduce PUD for Towson Mews

Marks to introduce PUD for Towson Mews

Towson Mews, a development of 35 townhouses, will move a step closer to construction when Councilman David Marks, whose 5th District includes downtown Towson, introduces the planned unit development resolution at the Aug. 4 Baltimore County Council meeting.

Program in Lansdowne ensures kids eat healthy meals during summer

Balto. Co. police should not have contacted Dundalk activists, chief says

Boy, 14, bitten by copperhead at Harford camp is released from hospital

Boy, 14, bitten by copperhead at Harford camp is released from hospital

It wasn't exactly how Jack Hummer planned to spend his 14th birthday, but it's one he'll always remember. And he'll have a great story to tell about his summer vacation.

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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.

Baltimore Pride on shaky ground as organizers, community members point fingers

Pride on shaky ground as organizers, community members point fingers 

At meeting on Pride, a tussle over Baltimore's LGBT future.

Lawmakers push OPM to release retirement rules

Lawmakers push OPM to release retirement rules 

Phased retirement was supposed to be good for everyone.

In local contest, secessionist affiliation irrelevant [Monoblogue]

In local contest, secessionist affiliation irrelevant [Monoblogue]

As long as Michael Peroutka can be a trusted public servant who devotes his time and effort to the people of his district while advocating...

North Point woman remains missing after boyfriend's arrest

A North Point woman remains missing after police found her boyfriend Monday morning and arrested him...

After daughter's death, family works to create center for Chinese orphans 

Bartlinski family says daughter's life is an inspiration for others.

Arnold M. Jolivet, director of the Maryland Minority Contractors Association, dies

Arnold M. Jolivet, a longtime advocate for minority- and women-owned businesses who was a familiar...

Dundalk activists question police scrutiny after public testimony 

Two longtime Dundalk community activists say they are troubled that a Baltimore County police...

Eight people shot over the weekend in Baltimore

Robbery is believed to be the motive in at least two of the eight shootings that occurred over the...

Harford health officials urge prevention, protection against mosquitoes

As Harford County and state health agencies track West Nile virus and other diseases transmitted...

California man indicted on allegations he solicited Arundel teen

A California man has been indicted for alleged sexual solicitation of an Anne Arundel County...

UMUC may experiment with business and learning models 

The University of Maryland, University College has a history of experimentation.

Three men rob teen in Westfield Annapolis Mall garage

Three men robbed a teenage boy of his Air Jordan tennis shoes at a Westfield Annapolis Mall...

Prettyboy Reservoir drowning victim identified

Baltimore County police Sunday identified 30-year-old Patrick McTague of Alexandria, Va. as the...

Lumber Liquidators opens in Timonium

Lumber Liquidators, a hardwood flooring specialty retailer, has opened a store in Timonium, the...

McCain says Larson cast 'large shadow'

Sen. John McCain of Arizona, a classmate of Charles R. Larson at the U.S. Naval Academy, says the...

Charlotte Russe, other new stores, coming to White Marsh Mall

White Marsh Mall will be getting a Charlotte Russe, Shoe Dept. Encore and Villa Pizza, mall...

Laser tag celebrates 30 years during Laurel event 

Their hair is thinner, grayer, and their waistlines have expanded. They aren't as fast on their feet...

John Stamos finds 'true love' in Ocean City

Move over Aunt Becky. Uncle Jesse found "true love" in Ocean City this weekend.

Salvadorian man dies while swimming in Edgewater creek

Maryland Natural Resources Police found the body of a 26-year-old man from El Salvador in...

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Maryland hospitals aren't reporting all errors and complications, experts say 

As state tries to improve reporting of hospital adverse events, level of patient harm unclear.

Four seriously hurt after crash along Interstate 97

Four people were seriously injured early Sunday after a car crash along northbound Interstate 97...

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Frederick J. 'Jack' Beste, businessman

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