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Man shot in southern Baltimore on Thanksgiving

A 34-year-old man was shot in the torso just before 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving in southern Baltimore, the city's police department reported.

The incident occurred around 2:52 p.m. in the 2700 block of Spelman Road in Cherry Hill, Baltimore police said. The man had transported himself to an area hospital, where officers responded and learned of the origin of the shooting.

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State trooper charged with DUI in Cecil Co.

An off-duty Maryland State Police trooper was charged with driving under the influence after he crashed in Cecil County on Thursday, police said.

Thomas C. Hobbs, 26, also faces charges of driving while impaired by alcohol, negligent driving, and reckless driving, State Police said. Hobbs is a rescue technician with the Aviation Command, assigned to the Frederick barrack.

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Baltimore County police investigate stabbing in Rosedale

Baltimore County police say two people were stabbed early Thursday in an incident at a home in the Rosedale area.

Police said that the stabbing was reported in the unit block of Nancy Court at 2:11 a.m. Both people who were injured were taken to an area hospital and are expected to survive.

Police said a suspect is known in the case, but had not been charged as of Thursday afternoon.

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State police DUI emphasis results in several arrests

Maryland State Police say they conducted several joint initiatives Wednesday in Harford, Baltimore and Cecil counties targeting motorists for driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and made several arrests.

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Drugs in Carroll detention center rare but happens

A Westminster woman is charged with possessing a narcotic in jail

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Before stabbing, high school program tried to reach troubled youths

Ananias Jolley and Donte Crawford's lives were supposed to change at Renaissance Academy.

The two 17-year-olds are among 95 black youths taken under the wing of mentors at the West Baltimore high school — which serves a population of predominantly male, at-risk youths. The youths take refuge on the third-floor of the sprawling building from a neighborhood riddled with poverty and crime.

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