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  • Youths steal dozens of bicycles from city program

    Youths steal dozens of bicycles from city program
    About 50 youngsters poured into Druid Hill Park and stole four dozen bicycles Monday evening that city workers had put out for a popular bike-sharing program, authorities said. City officials said Friday that the Ride Around the Reservoir program is...
  • Bike thefts curb optimism about Baltimore

    Bike thefts curb optimism about Baltimore
    It was one of those rare June days in Baltimore — warm and sunny, not yet hot and humid — so you could take a good, long walk through the city without shvitzing or getting terribly distressed. I mean, you could actually feel good about the...
  • Reservoir Hill opens up homes and gardens for tour

    Reservoir Hill opens up homes and gardens for tour
    If you want to learn the history and habits of a Baltimore neighborhood, just spend part of a weekend on a community walking tour. Residents open their homes and gardens for a peek at what is normally locked and bolted. I am often startled by the...
  • City goes real estate agent, pitching 'ecletic' surplus property

    City goes real estate agent, pitching 'ecletic' surplus property
    Like the sound of a Greek Revival mansion with an "amazing view"? Want to own a "piece of Baltimore history"? Willing to look beyond a "scarred exterior"? Baltimore Housing has launched a marketing campaign for a select group of so-called "eclectic"...
  • Heat index hits 100 but record missed, with cooling, storms ahead

    Heat index hits 100 but record missed, with cooling, storms ahead
    The season's first brief heat wave peaked at 96 degrees in Baltimore on Wednesday, missing one record but threatening another, and temperatures are expected to wane Thursday into the weekend. Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport,...
  • Bel Air's Wienckowski back at Alcatraz, only to escape

    Bel Air's Wienckowski back at Alcatraz, only to escape
    Chuck Wienckowski returned to Alcatraz recently, just over a year after completing his first Escape from Alcatraz. This time, the 66-year-old Bel Air resident was much faster in the annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on June 1. He competed the 27.5-...
  • 911 calls illustrate chaos as 'a full-sized bull is running out in the street'

    911 calls illustrate chaos as 'a full-sized bull is running out in the street'
    Sean Sneeton was picking up a colleague for work Friday morning when he turned around to walk back to his car and saw the escaped steer trotting down Druid Hill Avenue toward him. He tried to take a picture, and when the animal started toward him, he...
  • Carlton Dotson, lottery spokesman

    Carlton Dotson, lottery spokesman
    Carlton H. Dotson, a retired spokesman for the Maryland State Lottery and a tennis player who helped integrate the Druid Hill Park tennis courts in the late 1940s, died of complications from a stroke Wednesday at Union Memorial Hospital. A resident of...
  • Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases

    Baltimore police consider using nonlethal tranquilizers in animal cases
    Baltimore police are considering switching to nonlethal tranquilizer darts to control dangerous animals as they face scrutiny for the killing of two animals this month. In a reassessment that began several months ago, police have been considering more...
  • Man exposes himself in Edgewood [Police blotter]

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Aaron Alexander Lee, 32, of the 300 block of Law Street, was charged Wednesday with narcotics possession with intent to distribute, drug possession other than marijuana,...
  • Steer loose in streets of Baltimore, then shot by police

    Steer loose in streets of Baltimore, then shot by police
    A 780-pound steer headed for slaughter in West Baltimore seized a chance at freedom Friday, leaping a barbed-wire fence and taking a brisk two-mile walk along North Avenue that ended when the animal was gunned down by police in Mid-Town Belvedere. The...
  • Westervelt leads Harford runners in race older than her [Running]

    Westervelt leads Harford runners in race older than her [Running]
    The Baltimore Women's Classic 5K turned 39 years old Sunday, still running strong with a field of 2,890 finishers. It is the second oldest continuously run women's race in the U.S. Sarah Westervelt, who is four years younger than the race, led Harford...