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  • Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days

    Teen killed in Northeast Baltimore, second in as many days
    Blood smeared the white door and concrete slab outside a rowhouse where a teenager was gunned down early Thursday, the second 17-year-old killed in Baltimore in as many days. The killings of Keith Powell in Northeast Baltimore early Thursday and Adrian...
  • Great Blacks in Wax Museum inducts four new figures in tribute ceremony

    Great Blacks in Wax Museum inducts four new figures in tribute ceremony
    A cadre of spiritual giants was inducted Saturday into the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum as the East Baltimore gallery looks to expand in its third decade. About 1,000 people gathered in Morgan State University's Murphy Fine Arts Center for a...
  • Zumba class participants resolve to stay fit

    Zumba class participants resolve to stay fit
    Ten women could have been out shopping for post-Christmas deals at the malls, or using their gift cards, or kicking back at home with family and friends, enjoying their presents and what was left of the holidays. Instead, they arrived at large studio...
  • Effort to build statue of Lenny Moore gains steam

    Effort to build statue of Lenny Moore gains steam
    Colts Hall of Fame running back Lenny Moore's name is synonymous with Baltimore's football tradition. Now he could have his image immortalized. A $750,000 fund-raising drive in conjunction with the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation was announced...
  • African American history comes to life in Baltimore

    African American history comes to life in Baltimore
    On its face, "History come to life" isn't the most memorable of corporate sayings, like "Good to the last drop" or "It keeps going and going …" Yet it would be hard to argue that Thomas Saunders and his company, Renaissance Productions & Tours,...
  • Basketball Academy event is back on a college campus at Morgan State

    Basketball Academy event is back on a college campus at Morgan State
    After a year away, the Basketball Academy returns to a college campus, Morgan State, for the 17th annual event that combines academics and service learning with three days of top-notch high school boys and girls basketball Thursday through Saturday....
  • Lonnie Harris, factory worker

    Lonnie Harris, factory worker
    Lonnie Harris, a retired Continental Can Co. worker and an active church member, died Jan. 3 of respiratory failure at Northwest Hospital. He was 88. Mr. Harris was born in Littleton, N.C., and after the death of his parents moved to East Baltimore,...
  • Youman Fullard Sr., Yellow Bowl Restaurant owner

    Youman Fullard Sr., Yellow Bowl Restaurant owner
    Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...
  • Osborne A. Payne

    Osborne A. Payne
    Osborne A. Payne, a former educator who became a trailblazing Baltimore businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist, died Tuesday of Alzheimer's disease at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Columbia. He was 87. "He was one of Baltimore's great unsung heroes,...
  • Museums, cultural institutions taking a snow day

    Museums, cultural institutions taking a snow day
    Schools and government offices aren't the only things closing down in anticipation of today's snowstorm. Here is a partial list, continually being updated, of cultural and commercial institutions shutting down for the day. The American Visionary Art...
  • Basketball star to raise funds for Great Blacks in Wax Museum

    Retired basketball star Chris Webber will help the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum raise funds for a $75 million replacement facility scheduled to open on Baltimore's North Avenue corridor in 2015. The museum announced that Webber, a five-time...
  • Little boats will vie for space during Sailabration

    Little boats will vie for space during Sailabration
    For folks who want to partake in Sailabration by water this weekend, expect tight quarters. "An unprecedented number of boats are anticipated. We could have thousands of recreational boaters all trying to come to one location," said Coast Guard Cmdr....