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  • Rodricks: Cathy Pugh's big moment arrives

    Rodricks: Cathy Pugh's big moment arrives

    Cathy Pugh's big moment has arrived. Getting elected mayor of Baltimore was lovely, but now comes the hard sweat of governing and leading. And her first big test is at hand: a $130 million budget gap in the city schools, and the threatened layoff of teachers. The last thing Baltimore needs is any...

  • Jared Kushner, relative and adviser to Trump, to avoid housing voucher policies

    Jared Kushner, relative and adviser to Trump, to avoid housing voucher policies

    Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and top adviser to President Donald J. Trump, will recuse himself from any policy discussion related to federal rental assistance for low-income tenants because his real estate firm's Baltimore-area properties receive income from the U.S. housing department's voucher...

  • Baltimore gets a new state delegate, filling final vacant seat

    Baltimore gets a new state delegate, filling final vacant seat

    Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday appointed Baltimore Democrat Angela Gibson to fill a vacant seat in the House of Delegates. Gibson, a longtime employee in the Baltimore mayor's office, succeeds Nathaniel Oaks, who moved to the state Senate this month. Oaks filled a Senate seat vacated by Lisa Gladden,...

  • Baltimore lawmakers push reform plan for city community college

    Baltimore lawmakers push reform plan for city community college

    State lawmakers are pushing to reform Baltimore City Community College, which has been beset by declining enrollment and a diminished reputation. A bill introduced in the General Assembly would create a seven-member reform board that would be charged with adopting new policies and hiring the college's...

  • Senate president defends Baltimore County senator accused of attempting to delay trial

    Senate president defends Baltimore County senator accused of attempting to delay trial

    Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller on Friday defended a Baltimore County senator accused of joining a lawsuit in order to get a special postponement granted only to lawmakers. Miller said Sen. Bobby A. Zirkin withdrew from the defense team for the University of Maryland Medical System in a medical...

  • Sick leave bill advances in General Assembly

    Sick leave bill advances in General Assembly

    A bill that would require Maryland employers to provide many of their workers the opportunity to earn paid sick time cleared a key hurdle in the General Assembly Thursday. The House of Delegates Economic Matters Committee voted 14-9 to send the measure to the full chamber for consideration. The...

Crime

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Man injured in carjacking in North Baltimore Saturday

Two suspects armed with BB guns shot a man before taking off in his car near the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus early Saturday morning, according to an alert from university officials. The victim was shot in the right shoulder and left arm after two suspects approached him as he was getting...

Education

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Health/Science

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  • Bel Air resident, WUSA9's Kristen Berset battles breast cancer a second time

    Bel Air resident, WUSA9's Kristen Berset battles breast cancer a second time

    Bel Air resident and WUSA9 sports anchor Kristen Berset should be basking in wedded bliss. Instead, a month after getting married to Comcast SportsNet reporter and anchor Brent Harris, she announced she was temporarily leaving work to battle breast cancer for the second time in eight years. Berset...

  • Hopkins scientists are engineering cells to eat deadly bacteria

    Hopkins scientists are engineering cells to eat deadly bacteria

    Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University are working to engineer single-cell organisms that will seek out and eat bacteria that are deadly to humans. Their work combines the fields of biology and engineering in an emerging discipline known as synthetic biology. Although the work is still in...

  • $5 million grant means Ronald McDonald House can begin building new facility in Baltimore

    $5 million grant means Ronald McDonald House can begin building new facility in Baltimore

    Ronald McDonald House Charities Baltimore has received a $5 million grant that will allow the organization to break ground this spring on a new house where sick children can stay with their families while getting medical care. The organizations is in the midst of the a $30 million capital campaign...

  • Hundreds rally for mental health and drug treatment

    Hundreds rally for mental health and drug treatment

    Hundreds of people packed Lawyers Mall in Annapolis Thursday to urge lawmakers to "keep the door open" for mental health and substance abuse treatment. Sen. Guy Guzzone, a sponsor of the Keep the Door Open Act, said that too often mental health and substance abuse treatment are considered the "stepchild"...

Obituaries

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  • Judith Berkowitz, Baltimore social worker and social activist, dies

    Judith Berkowitz, Baltimore social worker and social activist, dies

    Judith Berkowitz, a former Baltimore City social worker and a social activist, died of multiple myeloma Feb. 11 at her Cheswolde home. She was 89. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was the daughter of Isidore Herz, a clothing manufacturer, and Rachel Herz, a homemaker. Her parents were immigrants from...

  • Ronald J. Donoho, waterman and teacher, dies

    Ronald J. Donoho, waterman and teacher, dies

    Ronald J. "Jack" Donoho, a retired waterman and teacher, died Tuesday of cancer at Hospice of the Chesapeake in Pasadena. He was 75. The son of Reuben Donoho, a welder, and Evelyn Donoho, a homemaker, Ronald Jackson Donoho was born in Baltimore and raised on Stevens Avenue in Arbutus. He was a...

  • Leslie K. Glassberg, Howard County businesswoman, dies

    Leslie K. Glassberg, Howard County businesswoman, dies

    Leslie K. Glassberg, a retired Howard County businesswoman who was a founder of the Ryland Mortgage Co. and a longtime board member of Howard County General Hospital, died Feb. 18 of complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma at Vantage House in Columbia. She was 83. "Leslie was a very engaging woman...

  • Harwood E. Burritt, Baltimore police deputy commissioner

    Harwood E. Burritt, Baltimore police deputy commissioner

    Harwood W. "Woody" Burritt, a former Marine Corps sergeant who went on to become the Baltimore Police Department's deputy commissioner, died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Feb. 1 at the University of Maryland Medical Center. The Otterbein resident was 78. "Colonel Burritt was one of those...

Sun Investigates

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  • HIV cases down in Maryland, U.S.

    HIV cases down in Maryland, U.S.

    HIV infections in the United States have fallen for several years, and few places have seen a bigger drop than Maryland, according to new estimates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cases in the state dropped an average of 7.5 percent per year from 2008 to 2014. That was...

  • Newsday, New York Times reviewing work of 'Pill City' author

    Newsday, New York Times reviewing work of 'Pill City' author

    A New York newspaper is reviewing the work of one of its former reporters after his new book on Baltimore was widely questioned by police and other officials here. Newsday managing editor Richard Rosen confirmed to The Baltimore Sun that the paper is reviewing the work of Kevin Deutsch, who worked...

  • Good Shepherd Services to close Baltimore County residential treatment program

    Good Shepherd Services to close Baltimore County residential treatment program

    Good Shepherd Services will close its troubled residential treatment program for adolescents in Halethorpe after two state agencies decided to withdraw the children they had placed there. The decision to withdraw the children followed moratoriums imposed late last year by the agencies on sending...

  • Pugh spotlights Baltimore policing recruitment

    Pugh spotlights Baltimore policing recruitment

    Mayor Catherine Pugh says Baltimore police have stepped up recruitment: More than double the number of people applied to the agency in January as did for the same month in 2016. Pugh recently authorized the hiring more city police officers to help address surging violence. The police force, with...

Weather

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  • Baltimore hits 77 degrees, just missing 143-year-old record

    Baltimore hits 77 degrees, just missing 143-year-old record

    Baltimore hit 77 degrees Thursday afternoon, its warmest temperature since the fall and one degree from tying a 143-year-old record. The National Weather Service reported the high temperature was reached at 3:38 p.m. at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, the region's...

  • Can TRAPPIST-1 be seen in the night sky?

    Can TRAPPIST-1 be seen in the night sky?

    TRAPPIST-1 and its newly discovered seven orbiting planets are a relatively close 39 light years away, so can the star be seen in the night sky? Not without a powerful telescope. The star can be found within the constellation Aquarius, but as a red dwarf star, it is relatively dim in the portion...

  • Meteorologists warn boaters of sudden 40 mph wind gusts Saturday

    Meteorologists warn boaters of sudden 40 mph wind gusts Saturday

    Boaters out enjoying the early spring weather on Saturday should beware line of sudden 40 mph wind gusts and frigid waters, the National Weather Service warns. A cold front is expected to cross the region during the afternoon hours, bringing with it the strong winds from the northwest. The danger...

  • No flakes: Baltimore could tie record-low snowfall, meteorologists say

    No flakes: Baltimore could tie record-low snowfall, meteorologists say

    When the meteorological winter ends next week, Baltimore's snowfall tally is expected to remain at less than an inch — tying the region for its least snowy season on record. A largely tranquil weather pattern and simple good fortune have created what meteorologists jokingly referred to as a "snow...

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