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  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'

    'Scandal' recap, 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner'
    We begin with a flashback from five years ago. Olivia’s getting off the "Metro" (that train looks nothing like any WMATA train I have ever ridden) and spots Huck. She’s on her way to an incredibly awkward dinner with Daddy Pope (she promises...
  • Douglass shut out in bid for first state title, losing 25-0 to Fort Hill

    Douglass shut out in bid for first state title, losing 25-0 to Fort Hill
    The dream season for the Douglass football team did not come to a perfect end Saturday afternoon, as Fort Hill spoiled the No. 14 Ducks’ bid to finish undefeated with a 25-0 victory in the Class 1A state football championship at M&T Bank Stadium....
  • Broadneck grad Greene named national scholar-athlete

    Broadneck grad Greene named national scholar-athlete
    Maryland freshman kicker Adam Greene, last year’s All-Metro kicker from Broadneck, is one of five football players to win a 2013 National High School Scholar-Athlete Award from the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame. In March,...
  • MARC train weekend service begins

    MARC train weekend service begins
    Six-year-old Rey Powell sat next to his father, nose pressed against the window on the MARC train Saturday as he headed from Union Station in Washington to Penn Station in Baltimore aboard one of the system's first weekend trains. The two planned to grab...
  • City homicide count rises for second year; victim 218 killed in Park Heights

    City homicide count rises for second year; victim 218 killed in Park Heights
    Rodney Eric Smith was shot to death in a dirty alley. Police found him surrounded by foam containers, liquor bottles and trash bags thrown into trees, yards from an uncovered storm drain that could break a car axle. Smith deserved better, said...
  • Commuters in Baltimore taking fewer, longer trips via public transit

    Commuters in Baltimore taking fewer, longer trips via public transit
    Commuters in the Baltimore region took slightly fewer trips on public transit in recent years but traveled farther on the trips they took, according to a report released Wednesday by the Maryland PIRG Foundation. A total of 96.9 million trips were taken...
  • Public input on Baltimore's bus network sought

    Public input on Baltimore's bus network sought
    The Maryland Transit Administration is in the midst of a "comprehensive review" of its bus network in Baltimore and the surrounding suburbs — the first in more than a decade — and it is about to open the process to the public through a...
  • MTA ridership dips under shutdown

    MTA ridership dips under shutdown
    Hundreds of fewer commuters have been taking MARC trains and transit buses from Maryland into Washington since the federal government shutdown Tuesday, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. On Wednesday morning, ridership numbers reflected a...
  • Passengers, driver injured in Cockeysville light rail wreck

    Passengers, driver injured in Cockeysville light rail wreck
    Six light rail passengers suffered minor injuries when the train was struck by a vehicle in Baltimore County on Friday morning, according to the Maryland Transit Administration. The vehicle's driver also sustained non-life-threatening injuries, said...
  • Traffic: 83 South in city cleared after accident

    Traffic: 83 South in city cleared after accident
    The southbound lanes on the Jones Falls Expressway in Baltimore have reopened after a two-vehicle accident closed them Friday afternoon, stalling traffic. A city police spokesman said they are still awaiting additional information about any injuries.
  • River Hill soccer standout Turney commits to UNC-Wilmington

    River Hill soccer standout Turney commits to UNC-Wilmington
    River Hill senior forward Jake Turney, an All-Metro second-team selection last year, has made a commitment to play soccer at UNC Wilmington. This season, Turney has six goals and six assists to help lead the No. 2 Hawks to an 11-1 mark. UNC...
  • The shutdown's forgotten victims: Government contractors

    The shutdown's forgotten victims: Government contractors
    In a city where government contracts make up a multi-billion dollar industry, it is surprising that with the exception of a couple of articles that received moderate attention, the mainstream media has largely ignored the impact of the shutdown on federal...