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  • Baltimore police detective indicted on theft charges, allegations he used fake diploma

    Baltimore police detective indicted on theft charges, allegations he used fake diploma

    A 32-year veteran of the Baltimore Police Department has been indicted on theft charges after prosecutors alleged he used a fake diploma. Staccato Butler, a detective who worked as computer forensic analyst, was charged with two counts of theft of at least $10,000 but less than $100,000 for "unlawfully...

  • Police say home where three killed was gang hangout

    Police say home where three killed was gang hangout

    Baltimore police say the West Baltimore home where three men were found dead was a hangout for gang members. Police found three people shot to death inside a home in the 900 block of Bennett Place at about 5:45 p.m. on Sunday. The men were believed to have been shot earlier in the day, and police...

  • Man attacks, critically injures girlfriend, 2 kids on Eastern Shore

    Man attacks, critically injures girlfriend, 2 kids on Eastern Shore

    PRINCESS ANNE, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a woman and her two children were critically injured in an attack at a home on the Eastern Shore. Princess Anne Police said in a statement that the attack took place around 3 a.m. Tuesday at a townhouse. Police Chief Tim Bozman said by telephone that the...

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In final meeting of term, Baltimore City Council votes to keep Columbus Day

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Curb Shoppe Bar & Grill sold

Curb Shoppe Bar & Grill sold

For 31-year-old Tommy Hawkins, buying the North Baltimore bar where his grandmothers and aunt once worked is a "dream come true." Hawkins, who most recently worked as a chef and kitchen manager at Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant, is part of Curb Shoppe LLC, which purchased The Curb Shoppe Bar...

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Star of Bethlehem shines again over Sparrows Point

With a bit of recorded Christmas music and a brief countdown, owners of the former Sparrows Point steel mill welcomed the winter holidays by lighting the mill's traditional Star of Bethlehem on Wednesday. The brief ceremony marked the second year officials with Tradepoint Atlantic illuminated the...

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Man killed, woman wounded in shooting near Johns Hopkins Hospital

A 28-year-old man was killed and 36-year-old woman wounded in a shooting Saturday night about one block west of The Johns Hopkins Hospital in East Baltimore, police said. Officers were called shortly before 10:30 p.m. to the shooting on the 1500 block of Orleans St. in Dunbar Broadway. The man...

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  • Baltimore Symphony Orchestra names new CEO, from Grand Rapids Symphony

    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra names new CEO, from Grand Rapids Symphony

    After a 10-month search, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has named Peter T. Kjome as president and CEO, effective Feb. 1. Kjome is currently president and CEO of the Grand Rapids Symphony in Michigan, the orchestra where he once served as principal oboist. Kjome (pronounced cho-mee) succeeds Paul...

  • BDC seeks bids for historic Mayfair Theatre

    BDC seeks bids for historic Mayfair Theatre

    The city is looking to sell the former Mayfair Theatre and an adjacent lot for redevelopment. The Baltimore Development Corp. opened the properties at 506 N. Howard and 300 West Franklin streets to bidders on Tuesday. The city started tearing down much of the 112-year-old Mayfair this year after...

  • Welcome to R. House: A first look at Remington's much-anticipated food hall

    Welcome to R. House: A first look at Remington's much-anticipated food hall

    From cortado-style coffee to Old Bay barbecue-flavored ice cream, guests could come to R. House when the doors open at 7 a.m. and find reasons to stay all day. More than a year in the making, the Remington food hall is ready to welcome patrons from Baltimore and beyond to sample food and drink...

  • Baltimore teachers union attacks city schools over contract negotiations

    Baltimore teachers union attacks city schools over contract negotiations

    Contract negotiations between Baltimore's teachers and the school system leadership appear to have stalled, with the union criticizing school board negotiators as "ineffective and indecisive." "The Board's unwillingness to convene a meeting with our leaders to discuss unresolved issues shows a lack...

  • Parking garage dispute holds up work on Mechanic theater site

    Parking garage dispute holds up work on Mechanic theater site

    Crews started to rip up the Morris A. Mechanic Theatre more than two years ago, taking down the hulking concrete building in anticipation of two soaring apartment towers supporters said would strengthen downtown's renaissance. Instead, amid a legal dispute over access to the over entrance to an...

  • Last survivors remember Pearl Harbor attack 75 years ago

    Last survivors remember Pearl Harbor attack 75 years ago

    It looked like it would be a quiet Sunday aboard the USS Aylwin for Robert Van Druff. The young Navy fire controlman second class was reading the funny pages in a Honolulu newspaper. The Farragut-class destroyer Aylwin was moored at sleepy Naval Station Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The date was Dec. 7,...

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