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McCray to challenge McFadden for Baltimore Senate seat

Cory McCray, a first-term delegate from East Baltimore, will attempt to topple a pillar of city politics by challenging Sen. Nathaniel J. McFadden in next year’s Democratic primary. McCray, 34, will announce his candidacy Saturday outside Fairmount-Harford High School, where he graduated in 2001...

Hogan weighing 'probably more than 100' ideas to stem Baltimore violence

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  • Police investigating three Baltimore shootings, one homicide

    Police investigating three Baltimore shootings, one homicide

    Baltimore detectives are looking for suspects in two overnight shootings and another that occurred weeks ago but that the victim initially thought involved only a BB gun. Police also said a man shot Thursday afternoon died while being treated, and homicide detectives believe they know who was responsible...

  • Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store

    Woman charged with arson after incidents at East Baltimore corner store

    A 33-year-old woman is charged with arson after city police said she tried to burn down an East Baltimore convenience store with Molotov cocktail Wednesday night. Aisha Tankia Warsaw, of the unit block of N. Port St., was arrested Thursday after surveillance video showed her dousing the entrance...

  • 2 shot in Baltimore Wednesday

    2 shot in Baltimore Wednesday

    Two men were shot in separate incidents — and a third reported injuries from a Tuesday night shooting — in Baltimore Wednesday, police said. At about 8 p.m., a 24-year-old man was shot several times at Sidney Avenue and Kent Street in South Baltimore's Westport neighborhood, police said. He was...

  • 2 injured in city shootings Tuesday night

    2 injured in city shootings Tuesday night

    Two men were injured in shootings in Baltimore Tuesday night, police said. At about 9 p.m., a 31-year-old man was shot in the back in the 1500 block of E. Ward Ct. in the Gay Street neighborhood of East Baltimore, police said. Across the city, roughly an hour earlier, a 34-year-old man was shot...

  • Police find suspected torture house in East Baltimore

    Police find suspected torture house in East Baltimore

    Inside an empty brick home in East Baltimore, city police found a man who had been reported kidnapped. He was zip-tied, bleeding and suffering from numerous injuries from being beaten with a bat, police say. There were more zip ties, the clothing of others and dried blood that did not appear to...

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  • Baltimore speed cameras return under stricter laws

    Baltimore speed cameras return under stricter laws

    When Baltimore turns on a new set of speed cameras Monday, it will operate under new laws that officials say will make the system more reliable and less prone to errors than an old one that had to be shut down. The city will operate 10 portable speed cameras near schools throughout the city, the...

  • Test of new Baltimore speed cameras begins next week

    Test of new Baltimore speed cameras begins next week

    Baltimore will begin testing its new speed cameras on Monday, the city transportation department announced. No fines will be issued for the first 30 days that the cameras are in operation but drivers will receive a warning in the mail. The city is avoiding the term "speed camera" in its description...

  • Pugh names separate heads for Baltimore housing agencies

    Pugh names separate heads for Baltimore housing agencies

    Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh named two leaders for the city's housing agencies Thursday, a key step toward fulfilling a pledge to separate the public housing authority and the housing and community development department. Pugh named Janet Abrahams as executive director of the Housing Authority...

  • Project aims to create quality youth sports programs in Baltimore

    Project aims to create quality youth sports programs in Baltimore

    When Keney Davis played soccer or tennis, it elicited her aggression, but in the pool as a member of the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School swim team she found peace and motivation. "If I have a bad day in school, I can't wait for swim practice, because in the water you're just floating," said Keney,...

  • Baltimore and its schools are in a $100 million dispute over pensions

    Baltimore and its schools are in a $100 million dispute over pensions

    Two Baltimore auditors are locked in a dispute over who is responsible for a $100 million unfunded pension liability for city school employees. City auditor Robert McCarty said a review of the city's 2015 finances brought the issue to light. City officials are convinced that the responsibility for...

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