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Man shot in his stomach and killed in Northeast Baltimore

A man was sitting on steps Sunday night in Northeast Baltimore when someone walked up and fatally shot him in the stomach, police said. He died within about an hour at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, police said. Officers were called shortly before 9 p.m. to the shooting in the 3400 block of Elmora...

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Former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley moved to hospice

Former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley moved to hospice

Former U.S. Rep. Helen Delich Bentley, for whom the Port of Baltimore is named, is in failing health and has been moved to full-time hospice care at her home in Timonium. Bentley, 92, was discharged from Greater Baltimore Medical Center after spending the weekend there. It was the most recent of...

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Groundbreaking for Phase II of Skatepark welcome payoff for Hampden resident

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Baltimore Coast Guard Yard hosting active shooter drill

BALTIMORE (AP) — Coast Guard officials are planning an active shooter drill at the U.S. Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore. The Coast Guard says in a statement that the drill will take place Wednesday at 11 a.m. and that the facility will be on lockdown for the exercise. Coast Guard spokeswoman Dottie...

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Pregnant woman among three shot in East Baltimore

A 21-year-old woman, who was eight-months pregnant, was among three people shot early Monday in the Barclay neighborhood of East Baltimore, police said. Police responded to gunshots in the area and discovered two victims on the 400 block of East North Avenue near Greenmout Avenue. The female victim...

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  • Man, 24, shot in Sandtown-Winchester Saturday

    Man, 24, shot in Sandtown-Winchester Saturday

    A man was shot Saturday afternoon in Sandtown-Winchester, police said. Just after 1 p.m., a 24-year-old man was shot in his back and leg in the 1400 block of North Mount Street, police said. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. No other information about the incident was...

  • Perkins Homes to be redeveloped under latest demo of Baltimore public housing

    Perkins Homes to be redeveloped under latest demo of Baltimore public housing

    Every so often, 60-year-old Roxanne German climbs up a step stool and wraps more packing tape around the ceiling light fixture in her apartment in Baltimore's Perkins Homes, to stop the roaches from crawling into her living room. "If I didn't tape it up, this house would be full of roaches," German...

  • Baltimore led nation last year in homicide increase

    Baltimore led nation last year in homicide increase

    Baltimore had the highest increase in homicides in the nation last year, a criminologist commissioned by the U.S. Department of Justice reported, with more than twice as many extra killings as the three cities that tied for second. The city suffered 127 more homicides in 2015 than in the previous...

  • Reliable data on 911 outages and service is hard to come by

    Reliable data on 911 outages and service is hard to come by

    When a glitch in phone company systems left Baltimore without 911 service for over an hour last week, The Baltimore Sun wanted to know how often such outages occur. Public records made it clear that the outage wasn't unique, but much of the information about problems with 911 is confidential, making...

  • Man sentenced to life for shooting death in Baltimore

    Man sentenced to life for shooting death in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a man has been sentenced to life for the shooting death of a man in Baltimore last year. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's office says Dominic Anderson was sentenced to life plus 20 years. A jury found him guilty in February of charges including first degree...

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