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Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations

Assateague's mane event follows a tradition spanning generations 

"Once you've seen it, you've seen it," said Tom Shutt of Hershey, Pa.

On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza 

On one Baltimore street, two opposing views on Gaza

Rival demonstrators on Charles Street take up Palestinian, Israeli causes

Ray Rice faces fan fallout

Some are tossing his jersey, others remain loyal after domestic violence case

Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year, state regulators rule

Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year, state regulators rule 

PSC cites lack of reliable revenue data in decision against rate hike in years-long case.

Pediatric 'Nurse Stephanie' has cared for generations of patients in Towson

Pediatric 'Nurse Stephanie' has cared for generations of patients in Towson

After 40 years, pediatric nurse Stephanie Dieter knows her job. At the practice of Drs. Gouel and Blotny, P.A., on the campus of University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, the Anneslie resident greets patients, escorts them to an examining room, records their height, weight and temperature, and finds out what's going on in order to prep the doctor. 

Vi Ripken kidnapping mystery still 'open investigation,' still unsolved

Vi Ripken kidnapping mystery still 'open investigation,' still unsolved

Two years later, the mysterious kidnapping of one of Aberdeen's most prominent citizens remains a wide-open case.

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Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

Baltimore County Council candidate backs plan to house immigrant children in Timonium

A candidate for Baltimore County Council says she supports plans to bring 50 immigrant children to a Catholic Charities facility in Timonium.

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.

$1M lawsuit claims toddler crushed by Trimper's ride in O.C.

A Virginia mother has filed a $1 million suit against Trimper's Rides and Amusements in Ocean City...

Attorney charges 'political show' as BGF suspect pleads guilty 

The alleged "secretary" of the Black Guerrilla family gang —one of dozens of alleged members...

43K gallons of sewage spilled into Baltimore stream for 2 weeks

For more than two weeks, 43,000 gallons of sewage spilled into the Gwynns Falls stream through a...

Baltimore police officer charged with assault | VIDEO

A Baltimore police officer was charged with second-degree assault after prosecutors say he struck...

Two injured in vacant home collapse in Oella

Two people were injured when a wall collapsed on them in a vacant home in Oella on Tuesday,...

Jury deliberating in Anne Arundel road-rage murder trial

Jurors are set to resume deliberations Wednesday in the case of a New Jersey police officer...

One killed, two injured in shootings along Reisterstown Road

One man was killed and two others injured in separate shootings just a few blocks and hours apart on...

City relaunches Virtual Supermarket Program in Cherry Hill 

Baltimore's Virtual Supermarket is up and running for the first time in about nine months under a...

Virgin Mobile FreeFest music event not returning this year 

Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years,...

Veterans crisis center to open, but at new location

A crisis center set up to assist veterans affected by long wait times for appointments at Veterans...

Baltimore finance director departs for Cincinnati job

Baltimore finance director Harry Black is resigning to become the city manager of Cincinnati —...

Mother of Howard teen accused in father's death says girl was anti-social 

Attorney seeking to have Morgan Lane Arnold's case moved to juvenile court.

BCPS withdraws $35M Loch Raven renovation plan

Baltimore County Public Schools has withdrawn its contentious, $35 million proposal to renovate...

GSA announces three potential sites for FBI headquarters

WASHINGTON — The General Services Administration is considering three sites —...

Glen Burnie man pleads guilty in theft of thousands of aluminum postal carts

A 57-year-old Glen Burnie man pleaded guilty Tuesday to theft of thousands of aluminum carts from...

Towson U. announces lights off table for field renovation plan

A week after a contentious meeting with next-door Rodgers Forge residents, Towson University...

Neighbor heard arguing night before Dundalk woman went missing 

The night Dorothy Grubb went missing, police say, a witness heard the 60-year-old woman and her...

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

Residents of one of Baltimore's many "food deserts" will gain more access to fresh meats and produce...

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John J. Ray, BGE administrator

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Dan Rodricks

'Family counts, and it counts for a great deal'  - July 26, 2014 - One of the most sobering facts from Hopkins sociologist Karl Alexander's long, deep look at the lives of nearly 800 Baltimore children...

Jacques Kelly

Jacques Kelly

Watching progress on former Centre Theatre on North Avenue - July 18, 2014 - After spending a few hours inside the former Centre Theatre on North Avenue, I had no trouble envisioning its dazzling future. What had...