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Stabbing near City Hall leaves one person injured

One person was injured in a stabbing near City Hall Wednesday afternoon. An arrest has been made.

Central District officers responded to the 100 block of Holiday St. and found a 52 year-old male suffering from a laceration to the chest. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

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2 teens shot in Baltimore

Two teens were shot Wednesday afternoon in the 3300 block of W. Lexington St., Baltimore police said.

Police responded at 4:13 p.m. and found a 17 year-old male and a 19-year-old male, suffering from a gunshot wounds to the lower body. Both victims were transported to area hospitals for treatment.

There are no suspects or motives in this case.

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One teen dead, two injured in triple shooting

A 17-year-old male is dead and two others are injured in a triple shooting in Southwest Baltimore, police said Wednesday.

Officers responded to the shooting around 10:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 2300 block of North Ellamont Street in the city's Walbrook neighborhood. Police said they found the 17 year-old victim with gunshot wounds to his upper body.

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Corrections officials searching for inmate who didn't show up for work release

State corrections officials were searching Tuesday for an inmate who did not report to his work release assignment in Baltimore.

Earl Blocker was last seen at the Jail Industries Building at 531 E. Madison St. wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes, officials said. He is 5 feet, 7 inches tall and 186 pounds, with black hair, brown eyes and a scar on his right cheek.

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Family hopes to have Severn homicide victim returned to Texas

The family of a 24-year-old Army servicewoman killed in Severn last week hope to have her body returned home to Texas on Wednesday, her brother said.

"(W)e haven't even gotten my sister's body home yet," Chuy Ramirez, of San Antonio, Texas, said through Facebook on Tuesday.

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'Jane Doe' released from jail after 67 days

Close to a dozen members of a local advocacy group against what they consider to be the misapplication of federal and state law waited outside the Carroll County Detention Center to greet a woman released Tuesday morning who had been arrested after failing to identify herself after a routine traffic stop in June.

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