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Maryland Zoo Baltimore

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  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 16

    There were 71 robberies reported across Baltimore by police for the week ending Aug. 16, a 20 percent increase over the previous week. The robberies appeared to be concentrated in the northern areas of the city - 14 occurred in the Northeastern...
  • Homicide chief replaced as killings remain unsolved

    Homicide chief replaced as killings remain unsolved
    Baltimore police officials have replaced the commander of the homicide unit as two high-profile cases remain unsolved amid a recent spate of violence that saw a killing a day. Maj. Dennis Smith, asked in April to oversee both homicide and the shooting...
  • Family and friends mourn 3-year-old Baltimore girl killed by gunfire

    Family and friends mourn 3-year-old Baltimore girl killed by gunfire
    She was buried in a small pink coffin. But before the casket closed Friday, mourners gathered at the Israel Baptist Church in East Baltimore to say goodbye to 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott, whose hair, as in many of the pictures of her that flashed on...
  • Senior briefs

    Arnold Center The following activities will be offered at the Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road. Information: 410-222-1922: Scrabble Challenge your brain by playing Scrabble, 12:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays. New participants are welcome....
  • Lacrosse player Devin Cook remembered as motivated and popular

    Lacrosse player Devin Cook remembered as motivated and popular
    Devin Cook's community college lacrosse coach said that the 20-year-old, a business major who was active in lacrosse leagues around the city, wanted to use sports as a way of getting a scholarship and completing college. He had recently earned enough...
  • City officials, police urge public to help solve murder of 3-year-old girl

    City officials, police urge public to help solve murder of 3-year-old girl
    Devastated parents and distressed police and political leaders took to the streets Saturday to plead with the Waverly community to help catch the killers of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott, whose shooting death has galvanized the city to stop a surge of...
  • Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes

    Fluid Movement water ballet gives new meaning to phrase different strokes
    "To get out of work at 5 o'clock, I will do anything." That's what Karen Stokes, executive director of the Greater Homewood Community Corp., was thinking in 2009, when she got involved in Fluid Movement. Her initial exposure to the performance art...
  • Odenton boy walks on the wild side via Make-A-Wish safari

    Odenton boy walks on the wild side via Make-A-Wish safari
    A zoo menagerie — including a parrot, a boa constrictor and an African pygmy hedgehog — greeted 5-year-old Finn Seamans of Odenton on Wednesday when he arrived at a courtyard between two office buildings in Elkridge. But the animals,...
  • Maryland Zoo to bar smoking on grounds

    Maryland Zoo to bar smoking on grounds
    The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore announced Wednesday that it will no longer permit visitors to smoke on its grounds beginning July 1. The zoo said that it will ask visitors to leave the grounds to smoke or use tobacco products, including e-cigarettes. The...
  • Locals are best in two Baltimore area races last weekend

    Nick Pasko of Bel Air and Patrick Hairfield of Abingdon finished one-two in the 20-24 age group Saturday in a round-trip between the Baltimore Zoo and Lake Montebello. The two were among 4,059 runners who raced in the annual Baltimore 10 Miler. Pasko,...
  • William G. "Bill" Evans, advertising executive who came up with 'Charm City' slogan, dies

    William G. "Bill" Evans, advertising executive who came up with 'Charm City' slogan, dies
    William G. "Bill" Evans, an award-winning Baltimore advertising executive who was the creative force behind the enduring "Charm City" advertising campaign of the early 1970s, died June 20 of cancer at the Hospice of Queen Anne's in Centreville. He was 83....
  • Maryland Zoo asking public to choose name for new bald eagle

    Maryland Zoo asking public to choose name for new bald eagle
    The Maryland Zoo is calling all birds of a feather to help name its new bald eagle. The contest, which opened on Independence Day and runs through July 14, is asking the public to name its newest avian resident, a female eagle found in North Carolina in...