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  • Police charge two Towson students in fraternity hazing incidents

    Police charge two Towson students in fraternity hazing incidents

    Baltimore County police charged two Towson University students Wednesday in a fraternity hazing incident that left a 19-year-old hospitalized. Evan Palmer Francis and Alexander James Cantor, both 21, were charged with hazing and reckless endangerment. The university suspended the fraternity until...

  • Man, 36, dies after being stabbed multiple times in Baltimore County

    Man, 36, dies after being stabbed multiple times in Baltimore County

    A 36-year-old man died after being stabbed multiple times Tuesday in Lochearn, Baltimore County police said. Police went to the 4000 block of Villa Nova Road at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday and found Christopher Norris Jones suffering from stab wounds. He was taken to Sinai hospital, where he died, police...

  • Donald Trump: Marilyn Mosby 'should prosecute herself'

    Donald Trump: Marilyn Mosby 'should prosecute herself'

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump had a critical suggestion for State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby on Wednesday: "I think she ought to prosecute herself." Trump was speaking at a press conference in Florida at the same moment Mosby appeared in West Baltimore to explain her decision to ...

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An Italian garden oasis in Fells Point

Tucked away on a quiet street in Fells Point stands a collection of ivy-covered rowhouse that have been merged over the years to become a sanctuary for married couple Vincent Peranio and Dolores Deluxe. Deluxe, 67, and Peranio, 70, bought the first of the four rowhouses, which date to the 1830s,...

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Upper Fells Point woman attacked continues to recover

An Upper Fells Point woman suffered a traumatic brain injury after she was attacked, thrown to the ground and dragged through the street by her hair, her mother said. Lauren Hayden, 31, and a friend were walking home at about 1:30 a.m. Friday in the area of Bank and Washington streets where an unknown...

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  • Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped

    Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped

    Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday morning, concluding one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Baltimore history. The startling move was an apparent acknowledgment...

  • Smoking materials ignite home fire in Northeast Baltimore

    Smoking materials ignite home fire in Northeast Baltimore

    Smoking materials sparked a fire in a Northeast Baltimore home Wednesday morning, the city's fire department said. The Baltimore City Fire Department responded around 11:15 a.m. to the 6000 block of Walther Ave. in the Glenham-Belhar neighborhood, where fire was shooting from the first floor of...

  • As heat lingers, stormy stretch forecast in Baltimore

    As heat lingers, stormy stretch forecast in Baltimore

    A stubborn heat wave was slow to wane Wednesday, a seventh consecutive day in the 90s or hotter, as a relatively cool yet stormy stretch of weather began. Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport hit 95 degrees Wednesday afternoon. BWI, the region's point of record, has now...

  • Police: Suspect arrested in two non-fatal shootings

    Police: Suspect arrested in two non-fatal shootings

    Baltimore Police arrested a man on Tuesday in connection with two non-fatal shootings in Southwest Baltimore. Ronald Timmons, 60, is charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder, police said. The shootings occurred Monday around 6:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of Frederick Avenue, police...

  • Opinion: Mosby was right to file charges, right to drop them

    Opinion: Mosby was right to file charges, right to drop them

    State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s decision to pursue charges against the officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest was the right one. His treatment and the circumstances surrounding his fatal injury while in custody raised serious questions about the legal standards to which we hold police, and...

  • Baltimore police post dirt-bike rider photos, ask public for tips

    Baltimore police post dirt-bike rider photos, ask public for tips

    Baltimore police are searching for a new group of suspects known by names like "Wheelie Wayne," "Money Muk" and "Pretty Thug." The department has begun posting images gathered from social media sites and asking the public for tips in its latest effort to deter illegal dirt-bike riding in the city....

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