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  • iPhone 5 launches, people still camping out all night

    iPhone 5 launches, people still camping out all night
    Alex Alexiou had the haggard look of a rough night on the streets of Baltimore —red eyes, unkempt hair, casually disheveled clothes. He spent the night out for what has become an annual ritual: The sale of the latest iPhone. Alexiou stood fourth in...
  • Northern Baltimore crime log: Armed robbery nets empty pill bottles

    The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
  • Harford estimates board approves $2.2 million in IT, phone, copier contracts

    Harford County's Board of Estimates has approved several contracts, totaling more than $2.2 million, that were requested by the county's information and communication technology director, including one for more than $600,000 for copiers. About 140 black/...
  • City officials outraged by emails in phone controversy

    Baltimore elected officials said Friday they were outraged by an inspector general's report that found the Mayor's Office of Information Technology and a former deputy mayor withheld information from and misled city officials about a controversial project...
  • Union protests Verizon deal, fears Baltimore will never get FiOS

    About 80 members of the Communications Workers of America protested at Baltimore City Hall Thursday against a deal between Verizon Wireless and cable companies that they said will hurt the city's chances of ever receiving the telecommuncation company's...
  • County approves new data storage unit, 2,000 fire and EMS pagers

    The county will receive a new data storage unit and the existing one will be moved to the emergency operations center as a back-up. The county's Board of Estimates approved the contract for $628,725.21 Thursday morning for EPlus Technology Inc., of...
  • Wheel Road to see more Verizon facility relocations

    Another portion of Wheel Road near Bel Air will soon be affected by the relocation of Verizon facilities. At their meeting July 12, members of the Harford County Board of Estimates approved a contract of $186,726 with Verizon to relocate poles and...
  • Pictured on Page 1 in his undies, 'Fudgsicle Kid' takes fame in good humor

    Pictured on Page 1 in his undies, 'Fudgsicle Kid' takes fame in good humor
    Back in 2000, when he was a shy and portly 8-year-old, John Boias had a grown-up-sized dilemma. There he was in the family townhome one day, sweltering on a summer afternoon, when the strains of "Send in the Clowns" came wafting through the windows....
  • Bicyclist assaulted, robbed in Annapolis

    Bicyclist assaulted, robbed in Annapolis
    A man told Annapolis police he was riding his bicycle on Sunday on Calvert Street near Rowe Boulevard when four or five men approached him and one knocked him off his bicycle. The bicyclist told police that around 2:30 a.m. an assailant in a group of...
  • Howard County weddings and engagements

    Katelyn Baird and Eric Ottaway Katelyn Baird, daughter of Julie Baird, of Ellicott City, and the late Curt Baird, wedded Eric Ottaway, son of Ricky Ottaway, of Oak Island, N.C., and Julie Brown, of Hampstead, N.C., on June 2, 2012. The Rev. Sidney...
  • Can consumers outraged by outages be compensated for woes?

    Cathy Pelekakis, who was without power for six days after the June derecho, quickly made a few calls to complain: to her state representative, the Baltimore County executive and the Maryland Public Service Commission. Next on her list: a letter to...
  • Many taken off-guard by severe weather text alerts

    As the Twitterverse buzzed about tornado warnings Tuesday night, many of the tweets expressed confusion about text messages they received alerting them to tornado warnings issued. Wrote Twitter user @SheedaBeeda: "Just got a tornado warning in Towson ...