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Drone racing league coming to Baltimore

Drones conduct surveillance and airstrikes, take pictures of crops and real estate, and soon may deliver Amazon orders and even pizza. It's only natural that people already have begun racing them. Racing leagues have sprung up around the world, and this spring one will come to Baltimore. Global...

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  • Baltimore County police investigating two shootings

    Baltimore County police investigating two shootings

    Baltimore County police are investigating two shootings Sunday and early Monday morning. On Sunday, a man took himself to MedStar Franklin Square Hospital with a gunshot wound to the upper body, and told police he had been shot along Route 40 by an unknown suspect. The 24-year-old victim was released...

  • Person shot in Odenton

    Person shot in Odenton

    A person was shot and injured in Odenton on Monday evening, police said. The victim was found around 6 p.m. in the 1300 block of Tenbrook Road in the Chapelgate community, according to police. The victim was taken to a hospital and was alert and conscious and in stable condition, police said. The...

  • Man shot in Perryman, Harford County Sheriff's Office says

    Man shot in Perryman, Harford County Sheriff's Office says

    A man was injured in a shooting Sunday afternoon in the Perryman area of Harford County, the sheriff's office said. The man was found around 12:48 p.m. in the 200 block of Mayberry Drive in Aberdeen, according to deputies. The victim was taken to a hospital, where he is expected to survive. Deputies...

Baltimore Politics

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Baltimore education advocates pressure city to pitch in to avoid widespread layoffs in schools

North Baltimore

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Man shot in car in Northeast Baltimore on Friday night

Man shot in car in Northeast Baltimore on Friday night

A 37-year-old man was shot in the arm and torso Friday night in the 1500 block of Montpelier St., according to Baltimore police. The victim was in his car when he pulled over on Montpelier Street in Northeast Baltimore. An unknown man walked up to the car and shot him about 9:35 p.m., police said....

South Baltimore

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Man, 39, stabbed to death, others hurt in city shootings

A 39-year-old man was stabbed to death, and four men were injured in shootings — two of them at the Horseshoe Casino — in Baltimore on Sunday, authorities said. The fatal stabbing happened just before 5 p.m. in the 2400 block of Brentwood Avenue in Barclay, police said. The victim, whose name was...

East Baltimore

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Police: Two charged in connection to fatal East Baltimore stabbing

Baltimore police have charged two men in a fatal stabbing that occurred in East Baltimore Sunday afternoon. Warrant Apprehension Task Force detectives arrested 37-year-old Randy Case, of the 2800 block of Huntingdon Avenue and Jermain Doggett, 35, of the 200 block of E. Lafayette Avenue, and charged...

West Baltimore

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Shootings by police languish on prosecutors' desks

The man entered the West Baltimore liquor store and announced an armed robbery. An off-duty police detective shot him to death. Within hours, police brass were commending the detective for doing "the absolute right thing." Surveillance cameras captured him holding a gun at his side. Nine months...

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  • Second annual Vegan Mac and Cheese Smackdown grows in Baltimore

    Second annual Vegan Mac and Cheese Smackdown grows in Baltimore

    Using nuts, soy and seasonings ranging from sriracha to Old Bay, home cooks and caterers alike brought their creamiest, cheesiest entries to the Vegan Mac and Cheese Smackdown. Organizers estimated as many as 3,000 attendees came out for the second annual event, held Saturday afternoon at Baltimore...

  • Trump order punishing 'sanctuary cities' faces hurdles in Baltimore

    Trump order punishing 'sanctuary cities' faces hurdles in Baltimore

    President Donald Trump's plan to cut off federal funding to sanctuary jurisdictions will be difficult to impose on Baltimore — a city that has sought to distinguish itself, and increase its population, with immigrant-friendly policies — according to several legal analysts who have reviewed the...

  • Baltimore's African-American history, and its footnotes, showcased at Inner Harbor

    Baltimore's African-American history, and its footnotes, showcased at Inner Harbor

    A woman dressed in a blue 19th-century dress and knitted shawl explained to a group of children that the Underground Railroad did not operate on steel rails. Gina Lee, who was portraying famed Underground Railroad "conductor" Harriet Tubman at Baltimore's Legends and Legacies Jubilee at the Baltimore...

  • Police arrest 2, seize 5 pounds of pot and $3,000

    Police arrest 2, seize 5 pounds of pot and $3,000

    Baltimore police said Saturday they found a gun, drugs and cash, and arrested a couple in a raid in the Fallstaff neighborhood in Northwest Baltimore. Following an investigation, detectives seized 5 pounds of marijuana, a loaded 9 mm handgun, more than $3,000 and narcotic manufacturing equipment...

  • Springlike weather warms Baltimore for the weekend

    Springlike weather warms Baltimore for the weekend

    Spring came early this weekend when warm weather swept the region Saturday. Temperatures reached 71 degrees at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Although temperatures were much higher than average, they fell short...

  • DPW works to ease rollout of new billing system

    DPW works to ease rollout of new billing system

    Change rarely comes easy — especially if it also means higher bills. But as the city spends $160 million to install new water meters and launch a new billing system, officials from Baltimore's Department of Public Works are laboring to gain converts. On Saturday, officials were at the Waverly branch...

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