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  • Bullets fly in Baltimore, and no one's surprised

    Bullets fly in Baltimore, and no one's surprised
    No one was shot on Fairmount Avenue. It wasn't for a lack of trying. The gunmen who ravaged East and Southeast Baltimore Sunday night and early Monday, hitting at least 18 people and killing two at five locations, didn't spare this street. Bullets...
  • 18 shootings stem largely from drug feud, police say

    18 shootings stem largely from drug feud, police say
    Police believe a long-running dispute between drug organizations contributed to an unprecedented eruption of violence on Baltimore's east side Sunday night that left at least 18 people shot, including two who died. Twelve of the victims were struck at...
  • Killings may be tied to kidnapping case

    As many as five Baltimore homicides over the past three months might be connected to the April kidnapping of two teenage boys from a Catonsville home, according to several law enforcement sources. In the past week, three people police believe are...
  • Body in river may have gang ties

    A man who was suffocated and found floating in the Patapsco River this week had been abducted and held for ransom and is believed to be connected to a violent drug gang whose feuding with rivals may have been responsible for at least five homicides last...
  • Chronology of violence linked to 2008 abduction of two teens

    • April 1, 2008: Brothers Stephon Blackwell, then 16, and Sterling Blackwell, then 15, are kidnapped from their home in the 600 block of Plymouth Road, a few blocks west of the city line. Six masked gunmen burst into house and held 10 people —...
  • Inmate disappears in Baltimore County

    Amid a snowfall heavy enough to quickly bury footprints, an inmate awaiting trial on robbery and kidnapping charges disappeared yesterday from a work detail at the Baltimore County Detention Center in Towson, county police said in an appeal for help in...
  • After summer of flops, a season of quality?

    Hail, hail, the "Gang"'s finally here. That would be "Gangs of New York", Martin Scorsese's long-awaited latest, an epic tale of love and loyalties, played out among the rival immigrant groups of 19th-century New York City. Not since "Titanic" has a film...
  • Missing boys, 9 and 11, and mother found in Wisconsin

    Missing boys, 9 and 11, and mother found in Wisconsin
    Two boys, 9 and 11, and their mother have been found "safe and unharmed" in Wisconsin, a day after they were reported missing, police said. Jamie Duignan and her sons, Owen and Daniel, were found in Grand Chute, south of Green Bay, around 12:55 p.m.,...
  • Feds accuse 2 more in kidnapping of Wake County prosecutor's father; accused remain at large

    RALEIGH, N.C. Federal investigators have accused two more people of participating in a bizarre plot orchestrated from inside a North Carolina prison to kidnap the father of a Wake County prosecutor. The FBI is offering a reward and asking for the...
  • Two more suspects sought in kidnapping of N.C. prosecutor's father

    WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina (Reuters) - Authorities searching for two additional suspects charged in the gang-related abduction of a North Carolina prosecutor's father offered a reward of up to $25,000 on Wednesday for tips leading to their arrest. The...
  • Virginia State Supreme Court to hear arguments in Hampton home invasion case

    Virginia State Supreme Court to hear arguments in Hampton home invasion case
    HAMPTON — The Virginia Supreme Court will consider an appeal for a Poquoson man sentenced to 128 years in prison for a Hampton home invasion. Robert Via, 22, was convicted two years ago in the September 2010 armed home invasion on Arlington...
  • Suspected Islamist rebels abduct over 100 Nigerian schoolgirls: teacher

    Suspected Islamist rebels abduct over 100 Nigerian schoolgirls: teacher
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist insurgents have abducted more than 100 female students in a night raid on a government secondary school in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, a teacher said on Tuesday. He said gunmen, believed to be...