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Man killed in Owings Mills crash Saturday afternoon

A man died in a two-car crash in Owings Mills, Baltimore County police said. Officers were called at 1:44 p.m. to the crash in the 8600 block McDonogh Road near the McDonogh School, police said. No additional details were immediately available. jkanderson@baltsun.com twitter.com/janders5

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    Baltimore officer indicted on assault, misconduct charges

    Body camera footage helped a grand jury indict a Baltimore police officer who investigators say used unnecessary force to make an arrest. Donald B. Gaff, a three-and-a-half-year veteran, faces assault and misconduct charges in the Sept. 11 incident near East Patapsco Avenue, police said. Police...

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    • Area public health experts make case for federal health programs

      Area public health experts make case for federal health programs

      With a host of federal health programs on the line with the incoming Trump administration, some public health experts in the Baltimore region are both bracing for big changes and offering their take on how to better spend taxpayer funds to improve outcomes for millions of Americans. It's not yet...

    • Proper food handling important to avoid food poisoning

      Proper food handling important to avoid food poisoning

      Early this year, CRF Frozen Foods, a processing plant in Pasco, Wash., that packages and markets a wide variety of organic produce, issued a recall of hundreds of frozen vegetable and fruit products because of a possible Listeria infection. Several people were reported to have been sickened, and...

    • Blood incidents prompt OSHA to fine Brooklyn Postal Service location $342,000

      Blood incidents prompt OSHA to fine Brooklyn Postal Service location $342,000

      A U.S. Postal Service annex in Baltimore's Brooklyn neighborhood has been fined $342,059 by the U.S. Department of Labor for improperly handling workers' exposure to bloodborne pathogens and hazardous materials. The labor department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced Thursday...

    • Maryland hospitals spend $1.6 billion on community services

      Maryland hospitals spend $1.6 billion on community services

      Maryland's hospitals in the past year provided nearly $1.6 billion in services other than the medical care traditionally offered in emergency rooms, operating rooms, or hospital beds, according to the Maryland Hospital Association. The hospital association said its members spent 10 percent of their...

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    • Roberta Bleinberger, teacher and organist, dies

      Roberta Bleinberger, teacher and organist, dies

      Roberta D. "Bertsie" Bleinberger, a retired teacher of students with disabilities who was an education pioneer and principal at a private Baltimore County school, died of cardiac arrest Nov. 20 at Anne Arundel Medical Center. The former Towson resident was 94. Born Roberta Dilworth on her family's...

    • Kyle M. Anderson, federal Department of Housing and Urban Development worker

      Kyle M. Anderson, federal Department of Housing and Urban Development worker

      Kyle Matthew Anderson, a retired U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development branch chief, died of cancer Nov. 24 at his home in the Milford Mill section of Baltimore County. He was 58. Born in Baltimore and raised in Ashburton, he was the son of Paul Anderson, a U.S. Postal Service worker,...

    • Thomas P. Carbo, Howard County housing director

      Thomas P. Carbo, Howard County housing director

      Thomas P. Carbo, the executive director of the Howard County Housing Commission who worked for affordable housing in downtown Columbia, died of a heart attack Friday at his Bear Creek-Dundalk home. He was 57. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, he was the son of Edward and Barbara Ann...

    • Sister Helen Marie Glaser, former Mount de Sales principal

      Sister Helen Marie Glaser, former Mount de Sales principal

      Sister Helen Marie Glaser, a former Mount de Sales Academy principal, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 58. Born in Nashville, Tenn., she was the daughter of Jerome Glaser and Helen Hunley. She attended Nashville's St. Henry School and was a 1976 graduate...

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    • City seeks proposals to redevelop Broadway and Hollins markets

      City seeks proposals to redevelop Broadway and Hollins markets

      The Broadway Market in Fells Point and Hollins Market on the city's west side are on the block after city officials asked for proposals to redevelop the two city-owned markets. The Baltimore Development Corp. and the Baltimore Public Markets issued the requests seeking developers to either buy or...

    • Plan calls for razing, rebuilding Lexington Market

      Plan calls for razing, rebuilding Lexington Market

      Baltimore's historic Lexington Market would be razed and rebuilt under a plan announced Friday by the board overseeing the market and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, as her administration aims to set in motion the transformation of the city's public markets in the final days of her term. The proposal...

    • Man in critical condition after Thursday night shooting, police say

      Man in critical condition after Thursday night shooting, police say

      A 24-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting in Baltimore County, though he was able to get himself to a hospital Thursday night, police said. City Northeast District officers were called at 9:52 p.m. to an area hospital, where the man was being treated for gunshot wounds to the head,...

    • Holiday train gardens reflect heritage, tradition

      Holiday train gardens reflect heritage, tradition

      The Hardester family had the train garden all to themselves on a recent rainy Tuesday night at the Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department. One-year-old Zander was waving and yelling as the miniature trains passed, as 4-year-old Grayson stood still across the way, wide-eyed, his mouth agape. Angela,...

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