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  • Health disparities found for Baltimore Latinos

    Health disparities found for Baltimore Latinos
    Many Latinos in Baltimore lack medical coverage, which contributes to problems such as fewer mothers getting prenatal care, according to a new report that takes the first comprehensive look at the group's health. The report, released Thursday by the city...
  • Grandparent, driveway scams circulating in Howard

    After hearing reports of scams being played in Howard County, the county government has issued a warning to residents. "If something seems out of the ordinary, it probably is, but you can protect yourselves and others by becoming more aware of these con-...
  • Engaged: Cortlyn Weinkam and Joshua Krull

    Engaged: Cortlyn Weinkam and Joshua Krull
    Wedding Date: August 4, 2012 Her Story: Cortlyn Weinkam, 21, grew up in Catonsville. She lives in Catonsville and works as a waitress at Ships Cafe while getting her degree in elementary education at Towson University. Her father is Louis Weinkam, a...
  • Cardboard to Leather at Ripken Stadium

    Cardboard to Leather, or C2L, is one of the Oriole Advocates' major charity projects where "gently" used and new baseball and softball equipment is collected yearly. A collection day for equipment is scheduled for Saturday at Ripken Stadium. The Oriole...
  • Rapid Redux goes for 19th in row, share of mark

    Rapid Redux, who has won 18 consecutive starts, can tie the all-time North American record of 19 straight victories held by Zenyatta and Peppers Pride with a victory today at Laurel Park. The 5-year-old gelding will face four rivals in the sixth race, a...
  • Catholics look to younger students to stem priest, nun declines

    Catholics look to younger students to stem priest, nun declines
    A panel of Roman Catholic priests and others in church life faced an audience of lively fifth graders Thursday, offering snippets of their personal history histories and the motivation for their career choices. But many children were so unfamiliar with...
  • Stuart L. Buchwald

    Stuart L. Buchwald
    Stuart L. Buchwald, a former Baltimore professional prestidigitator who performed under the name of "Stuartini the Magnificent," died Oct. 21 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancer at his home in Hollywood, Fla. He was 67. Mr. Buchwald...
  • Man sentenced to 20 years for importing heroin aboard cruise ship

    Man sentenced to 20 years for importing heroin aboard cruise ship
    The ringleader of a heroin ring that imported drugs into Baltimore aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Enchantment of the Seas has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, according to federal prosecutors. Loxly Johnson, 49, of Norfolk, Va., was the...
  • Elkridge: Episcopal church members ready to 'Walk Across the Diocese'

    Elkridge resident Rita Chelton, would like to invite you on a virtual walk across Maryland! Members of Grace Episcopal Church in Elkridge have strapped on pedometers and started counting their steps as of Sunday, June 3rd as part of the Episcopal...
  • Elkridge: Community invited to run and walk with Harwood Park Methodists

    Summer time means lots of extra activity, plenty of places to go, things to do and events to support, and Elkridge is no exception. Harwood Park Community United Methodist Church is hosting its second annual 5k Run/1k Walk on Saturday, June 23, at the...
  • Major Baltimore drug dealer pleads guilty to heroin charges, money laundering

    For more than a year, authorities believe, Steven "J.R." Blackwell Jr. was at the center of a street war with a rival faction that saw as many as two dozen people shot across Baltimore. In an empty federal courtroom Wednesday, the 27-year-old Blackwell,...
  • CASA volunteers lend watchful eyes and open hearts to foster children

    Abused and neglected children often wind up in foster care, and while they're given love and comfort by their foster families, they also often need someone to watch over facets of their lives. In a swearing-in ceremony at Towson's Historic Courthouse...