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City works to refocus efforts to address homelessness

After her mother died in 2010, Sidney Allen could no longer afford the rent on the home they shared and spent the next three years bouncing between friends' couches and short-term rentals, without a home to call her own.

State officials have abandoned plans for a rail cargo facility in an economically depressed corner of West Baltimore, amid vocal opposition from residents and diminishing political will.

Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states 

Following report by conservative groups, Fairfax County elections board says it found evidence in 17 cases

Burger stand serves up root beer and nostalgia in Rosedale

Postcards from U.S. 40: Stewart's Root Beer 

The roadside root beer stand's orange contours memorialize this venerated shrine to a different era.

Chefs bond while giving back

Chefs bond while giving back 

Collaboration is the word of the year in the Baltimore restaurant scene. Every month delivers new announcements about good-natured cooking competitions or chefs "popping up" in one another's restaurants. Baltimore's chefs work hard in their own kitchens, but they also have a great time getting out and playing with the rest of the local culinary community.

Inside Burning Man 2014

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Auditors urge better tracking of public defender clients

A new state audit says Maryland's public defender's office is failing to properly document whether...

Man charged in shooting, string of robberies in Southeast Baltimore 

Baltimore Police charged a man in connection with a recent string of robberies in the Southeastern...

West Nile Virus confirmed in Washington area adult

State health officials reported Thursday they have confirmed the first case of West Nile Virus in...

Horseshoe Casino reports 15,000 visitors, no major problems opening night 

Attendees wait in long lines, but traffic congestion limited.

Former N. Korean detainee, 'Breaking Bad' actor, B.J. Novak among JHU speakers

'127 Hours' hiker, former White House adviser also to visit university this fall.

Federal agents spotted at One South Street

Federal agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the criminal investigation division of...

'Heroin capital' claim based on an old, bad number 

National Geographic asserts Baltimore leads country in heroin addiction.

Batts sails through re-confirmation hearing 

Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts sailed through a confirmation hearing on Wednesday,...

Corrections officers plead guilty, another inmate sentenced in BGF jail scandal

Two more Baltimore City Detention Center correctional officers pleaded guilty and another inmate has...

Amtrak officials have many options for Susquehanna rail bridge

Havre de Grace mayor will present resolution to form advisory board in September.

Primary campaigns cost almost $25 million 

Candidates for governor in Maryland's June primary spent a record of almost $25 million —...

Terrell Suggs trains 'Drunk History' creator Derek Waters 

Derek Waters, a Lutherville native, is the mind behind Comedy Central's hit show "Drunk History,"...

Baltimore could fail to hit 90 degrees in August for first time since 1984

Baltimore still hasn't hit 90 degrees this month, despite forecasts it might have Wednesday. With...

Board changes at BDC as new president Cole steps in 

City Councilman William H. Cole IV appeared as the new president of the Baltimore Development Corp....

Police search for Lansdowne stabbing suspect, girlfriend

Baltimore County police continue to look for the suspect in a Lansdowne stabbing, along with his...

Motorcyclist, 18, killed in crash into light pole in Nottingham

An 18-year-old motorcyclist was killed after leaving the road and striking a light pole in...

Brown, Hogan agree to second debate

Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan have agreed to a second televised debate in the...

15-year-old boy fatally stabbed in Turners Station | VIDEO  

Timothy Hall and Jalen Parrish were friends, Hall's mother said, recalling how the teen often came...

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'Heroin capital' claim based on an old, bad number  - August 28, 2014 - What a difference four decades, a bad number, the war on drugs and reality television made: In 1975, National Geographic magazine...

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Baltimore's Algonquin apartments return to earlier splendor  - August 8, 2014 - As I walked into the building generations of Baltimoreans knew as 11 East Chase, my memories of this venerable structure flashed back. The...