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  • Street closures planned for downtown around Grand Prix race

    Street closures planned for downtown around Grand Prix race
    Significant road closures are planned along downtown Baltimore streets beginning at 9 p.m. Monday as the streets are converted into a 2-mile race course to accommodate the Grand Prix. The race, now in its third year, runs from Friday to Sunday, but road...
  • 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.
  • Labor Day schedule and closings

    Labor Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in all...
  • 2013 football defensive players to watch

    2013 football defensive players to watch
    Niquekko Cook Meade, defensive end, senior A prototypical defensive end at 6 feet 4, 240 pounds, Cook has long arms that make it difficult for offensive linemen to engage him. Last season, he had 48 tackles, seven sacks and two forced fumbles. He...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 9:05 a.m.

    Traffic: No unscheduled road closures at 9:05 a.m.
    With previous roadway incidents cleared, local traffic moved without unscheduled road closures at 9:05 a.m. Friday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transportation Authority said that the Interstate 695 Curtis Creek...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore
    If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind: When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
  • Douglass' Elwood Townsend named Ravens' High School Coach of the Year

    Douglass' Elwood Townsend named Ravens' High School Coach of the Year
    Douglass football coach Elwood Townsend was named Ravens’ High School Coach of the Year Sunday after guiding¬†the Ducks,¬†3-7 two years ago, to the best season in school history -- 13-1 with an appearance in the state final. Not only did the Ducks...
  • Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead

    Heavy snow surpassing forecasts, with ice still ahead
    Several inches of snow fell across the Baltimore area, with as much as 5-7 inches in some spots, and ice was still ahead as a winter storm that has traveled across the country packed more of a punch in Maryland than forecasters expected. While a maximum...