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  • Shootings get city's summer off to violent start

    Shootings get city's summer off to violent start
    First a bicyclist was hit by a stray bullet last Sunday afternoon on Kirk Avenue. Then a man was shot in his car several blocks away on East 32nd Street near Lake Montebello early Monday. A half-mile from there, a man police were trying to question...
  • Frustrated by delays, some gun dealers skip background checks

    Frustrated by delays, some gun dealers skip background checks
    When Scott Schulte stopped at Pasadena Pawn and Gun last week to pick up his fifth firearm of the year, the Maryland State Police still hadn't finished his background check. The store let him take the pistol anyway. "I figure I can use my discretion,"...
  • No reason to jump to conclusions about turtle derby [Editorial]

    No reason to jump to conclusions about turtle derby [Editorial]
    It was Jim Smiley, trainer of Dan'l Webster, who observed in a potential rival: "Maybe you understand frogs, and maybe you don't understand 'em." The same could be applied to speculation about those with a passion for training any number of other...
  • Expand the Safe Streets program

    Expand the Safe Streets program
    The rise in fatal shootings that has claimed dozens of lives in Baltimore City since the beginning of the summer focused attention on the gang violence that police say is responsible for much of the killing. Competing gangs adhere to a rigid code: You...
  • Huguely trial highlights alcohol abuse at colleges, universities

    Huguely trial highlights alcohol abuse at colleges, universities
    There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol. He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
  • The legacy of Yeardley Love

    The legacy of Yeardley Love
    Katherine Williams, a second-year student at the University of Virginia, never had the opportunity to meet Yeardley Love. But like other students who arrived on campus after Love's death in May 2010, Williams lives with her legacy. "I took a class on...
  • President Harrison made history

    President Harrison made history
    If you want to break the boredom of a late winter Sunday, you could raise a cup of cheer to the memory of President William Henry Harrison, the nation's ninth president, who was sworn into office 171 years ago today. I'm also certain the details of...
  • Mayoral candidates say little about crime during campaign

    Mayoral candidates say little about crime during campaign
    Ella Bailey and her two grandsons hurried down a strip mall sidewalk on a recent sultry summer morning, sipping bottles of pineapple soda. The three passed by a dark swirl on the sidewalk, a bloody reminder that a delivery man was fatally shot at this...
  • Catonsville resident closing out term as president of national group of audiologists and speech pathologists

    Catonsville resident closing out term as president of national group of audiologists and speech pathologists
    On Nov. 17, Paul Rao will stand at a podium in front of about 3,000 people in San Diego and give a 20-minute speech that signals the beginning of the end of his one-year term as president. The Catonsville resident said he won't have butterflies. Rao...
  • Shooting raises questions on gun safety, policy

    Shooting raises questions on gun safety, policy
    The shotgun that Robert Wayne Gladden Jr. allegedly used in last week's shooting at Perry Hall High School wasn't registered with the state. Under Maryland law, that wasn't required. Police also say the 15-year-old Gladden should never have been able...
  • City shootings data difficult to compare with rest of state

    City shootings data difficult to compare with rest of state
    Want to know how many shootings took place in Maryland last year? And where? Easier said than done. After a violent Labor Day weekend that saw 16 people shot in Baltimore, six fatally, The Baltimore Sun wanted to know how city shooting trends compared...
  • Head of the Class: North Baltimore County college students earn degrees, honors

    Megan Uebersax, of Sparks, graduated from Berry College, Rome, Ga. with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Spanish. Lauren M. Thomas, of White Hall, graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania on May 12 with a Bachelor of Arts in...