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Gunshot victim found on Coldspring Lane

A 25-year-old man was found shot Tuesday afternoon on Coldspring Lane in Northwest Baltimore, police said. The man was alive and refused to say where he was shot, police said. Officers found him 4:12 p.m. on the 3000 block of W. Coldspring Lane. He was taken to a Baltimore hospital. Anyone with...

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  • Anne Arundel school board lacks black representation for first time in decades

    Anne Arundel school board lacks black representation for first time in decades

    For the first time in at least 42 years, the Anne Arundel County school board will not have a single black representative among its members. Terry Gilleland, who is white, and Maria Sasso, who is Hispanic, will replace Debbie Ritchie and Solon Webb on the nine-member Anne Arundel County Board of...

  • Harford schools' ban on trips to city lifted

    Harford schools' ban on trips to city lifted

    Harford County school officials lifted their ban Monday on field trips and other travel to Baltimore. The decision came after Harford County Executive Barry Glassman urged the school system to reconsider the ban, and Baltimore elected officials criticized the county's schools for denying children...

  • Volunteer school aide charged with making child porn

    A volunteer aide at a Prince George's County elementary school has been charged with producing child pornography, including some cellphone videos that police say he made inside the school. County police detailed the allegations against 22-year-old Deonte Carraway on Monday. He was arrested Saturday...

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  • As their numbers grow, centenarians get more company

    As their numbers grow, centenarians get more company

    Each Thursday, Dr. Walter Ehrlich can be found along busy 41st Street in Roland Park, surrounded by signs protesting excessive war and expressing concerns about climate change. The 100-year-old regularly talks with family on Skype, sends emails, and recently learned to use the Uber transportation...

  • Coverage: Zika virus outbreak

    Coverage: Zika virus outbreak

     

  • Delaware officials report case of Zika virus

    Delaware officials report case of Zika virus

    State public health officials say the mosquito-borne Zika virus has turned up in Delaware. Officials say the first Delaware Zika case in a woman is travel-related, and that pregnancy is not an issue. Public health officials planned to provide more details in a teleconference on Wednesday. The Zika virus...

  • Baltimore Popscope looks to unite city through public astronomy

    Baltimore Popscope looks to unite city through public astronomy

    As Highlandtown resident David Smith walked his dog, a Goldendoodle named Finley, at the eastern edge of Patterson Park on a frigid January night, he noticed a small crowd down the hill. Did someone get mugged? he wondered. Why else would a group gather in the cold and dark? To look skyward, of...

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  • Willie Richardson, two-time Pro Bowl player with Colts, dies at 76

    Willie Richardson, two-time Pro Bowl player with Colts, dies at 76

    Willie Richardson, an All-Pro receiver who helped the Colts reach their first Super Bowl, died Monday of natural causes in Jackson, Miss. He was 76. Richardson made a team-high 100 receptions in 1967 and 1968, when Baltimore went 24-2-2. He made the Pro Bowl both years. In Super Bowl III — an upset...

  • Robert C. Cammarata II, longtime Hopkins professor, dies

    Robert C. Cammarata II, longtime Hopkins professor, dies

    Robert C. Cammarata II, a professor of materials science and engineering at the Johns Hopkins University, who had also served as department chairman, died Jan. 13 of cancer at his Columbia home. He was 58. "Bob was the best colleague I could ever have hoped for," said Dr. Jonah Erlebacher, head...

  • JoAnn E. Billman, registered nurse, dies

    JoAnn E. Billman, registered nurse, dies

    JoAnn E. Billman, a retired registered nurse who also had a second career as an au pair, died Jan. 22 at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of complications from a stroke. The longtime Towson resident was 79. The daughter of Lawrence Bevenour, a stonemason, and Helen Bevenour,...

  • Funeral services set for former 92Q DJ Reggie Reg

    Funeral services set for former 92Q DJ Reggie Reg

    Funeral services for Reginald Calhoun, known to Baltimore radio listeners and club-goers as DJ Reggie Reg, will be held Friday morning. Services are set for at 11 a.m. Friday at the Empowerment Temple, 4217 Primrose Avenue. A wake precedes the service at 10 a.m. A visitation will be held from noon...

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  • O'Malley campaign secures public cash before dropping out

    O'Malley campaign secures public cash before dropping out

    When Martin O'Malley decided in November to rely on public financing for his struggling presidential campaign, he was tossing a Hail Mary with a federal program that watchdog groups say is in need of a major overhaul. The former Maryland governor was also ensuring he could pay off his debts when...

  • Washington suburbs dominated record Powerball drawing sales

    Washington suburbs dominated record Powerball drawing sales

    A beer and wine store in Montgomery County sold the most tickets of any of Maryland's 4,481 lottery retailers during the Powerball roll that ended with a record jackpot, according to state records. Retailers in the Washington suburbs dominated state sales as players sought a share of a jackpot...

  • Senator's second bite at veto apple called legal

    Senator's second bite at veto apple called legal

    When the House of Delegates voted to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a bill to speed restoration of felons' voting rights last month, Del. Craig Zucker of Montgomery County cast one of the 85 votes needed. When the same bill comes up in the state Senate this week, Zucker — sworn in as a senator...

  • Former lieutenant governors weigh in on Rutherford's special snow plow

    Former lieutenant governors weigh in on Rutherford's special snow plow

    Former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend said she could have warned the state's current No. 2 about last week's political dust-up over preferential snow plowing. Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford came under fire for asking Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, a fellow Republican, to clear his Columbia...

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