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  • 60 years after 'Brown,' mixed results [Commentary]

    60 years after 'Brown,' mixed results [Commentary]
    Among my fellow liberals this is not a popular view: Brown v. Board, the historic Supreme Court decision of May 1954, has had negative consequences as well as positive. The unanimous decision of the court was intended to ensure that black students would...
  • WMAR barricade suspect had been hospitalized for mental illness, mother says

    WMAR barricade suspect had been hospitalized for mental illness, mother says
    Vladimir Mehul Baptiste imagined conversations with his family, according to his mother, banged on the walls of his home screaming, "What's wrong with me?" and sat in a rainstorm because he said it felt good. The man now accused of ramming a stolen...
  • Global effects of Baltimore port strike at center of local contract talks

    Global effects of Baltimore port strike at center of local contract talks
    When a three-day strike by local longshoremen forced the 718-foot CCNI Antofagasta to sail out of the port of Baltimore without unloading its container cargo, the effects rippled across the country and overseas. Several shipping lines scrambled to...
  • Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks

    Baltimore dock union facing takeover amid contract talks
    After an investigation that revealed missing money and questionable financial practices, officials of a national longshoremen's union are considering seizing control of a Baltimore chapter — a move that could complicate contract negotiations at...
  • Baltimore port union officials ask for jury to hear dueling assault charges

    Baltimore port union officials ask for jury to hear dueling assault charges
    The dueling complaints by two port of Baltimore union officials alleging the other assaulted him now will be considered by residents of Baltimore, after their attorneys requested a jury trial in the case. Maryland District Court Judge Timothy D....
  • State won't pursue longshoremen officials' dueling assault charges

    State won't pursue longshoremen officials' dueling assault charges
    State prosecutors have declined to pursue the dueling assault charges that two Baltimore longshoremen's union officials filed against each other late last year. Assistant State's Attorney Michael Turiello said Tuesday in Baltimore Circuit Court that...
  • Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court

    Glen Burnie bomb suspect pleads guilty in federal court
    A Glen Burnie man accused of endangering his neighbors by building bombs in his home pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge Thursday. Todd Wheeler Jr. could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced in September. After his federal...
  • Two Bel Air men arrested after theft from auto dealership

    Two Bel Air men arrested after theft from auto dealership
    Two Bel Air men have been charged with theft for allegedly stealing rims, tires, a tool chest and other automotive supplies from a Fallston car dealership, Maryland State Police said Thursday. One of the suspects faces subsequent drug and gun...
  • Man guilty of murder in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Columbia

    Man guilty of murder in shooting death of ex-girlfriend in Columbia
    A North Carolina man was found guilty by a Howard County jury Thursday of fatally shooting his ex-girlfriend outside her Columbia home last May.   After three hours and 45 minutes of deliberation, Ryan Patrick Matthias, 44, of Charlotte, N.C., was...
  • Man charged in mother-in-law's death

    Man charged in mother-in-law's death
    A Dundalk woman who was found dead inside her apartment in April was killed by her son in-law, Baltimore County police announced on Friday. Police said Cecilia Alice Brown, 53, was found dead shortly after 6 p.m. on April 27 by officers who were...
  • 'Superblock' lawsuit dismissed; project to move forward

    'Superblock' lawsuit dismissed; project to move forward
    A Baltimore judge dismissed Friday a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by the former developers of the "Superblock" that alleged the city illegally terminated their exclusive rights to build on the property. Baltimore Circuit Judge Pamela J. White...
  • High court weighs farm record access

    High court weighs farm record access
    How far can state officials go in blocking public access to records showing how Maryland farms are doing at reducing their pollution of the Chesapeake Bay? That's the question the state's top court is weighing after recent oral arguments in Annapolis....