| Nov 24, 2013
| 6:15 AM
The following is compiled from police reports. It is the Baltimore Messenger's policy to include descriptions only when there is enough information to make identification possible. If you have any information about these crimes, call the Baltimore City...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley wedged himself and his lunch tray between two first-graders at a table at Hillcrest Elementary School in Baltimore County and began eating pieces of banana as he struck up a conversation with the 6-year-olds.
Darlene Lopez kept...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:20 AM
Wearing a tie and a name tag that said "alumni," Brooks Brawner, 14, stood smiling in the gymnasium of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic School in Hampden on Nov. 8, giving tours at an open house for prospective parents.
The Hampden teen, now a freshman at...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Nicholas Sjostrom, a Baltimore music producer, is stepping outside the studio and in front of a microphone.
Sjostrom, a Chicago native who lives in Hampden, grew up playing music and studied sound engineering in college. The 34-year-old songwriter and...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Police told residents that a robbery crew responsible for 20 or more attacks in North Baltimore and other areas may have coordinated their crimes through social media, and used a route that led to a cash-for-cell phne kiosk in Towson.
The account comes...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The latest debate over downtown Annapolis could come with a serving of fried chicken and a side of Western fries.
City planning officials said this week that Royal Farms has expressed interest in moving into the former home of Stevens Hardware, at 142...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Hours after informing elected officials and neighborhood leaders of an arrest in last week’s shooting of Zebadiah Drinkwater near Hampden, Baltimore police said that information was erroneous and no arrests have been made.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Baltimore police found another suspect they say is linked to several street robberies of joggers and pedestrians across the city this month, this time arresting a man allegedly involved in the shooting of a man in Roland Park last week.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Baltimore City is making progress on three different water and sewer repair projects in Hampden, and hopes to finish one that affects merchants on The Avenue in the next two to three weeks, Public Works officials say.
"We just have a lot of work going...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Baltimore needs more bookstore cafes, and Breathe Bookstore Cafe in Hampden is a good start.
The cafe opened last June, giving Baltimoreans even more reason to visit the much-loved bookshop. Owner Susan Weis-Bohlen, a cooking teacher and expert in...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:02 PM
A water pressure problem has sent work crews rushing into some of Hampden's busiest streets — including Falls Road and The Avenue — for an emergency water main replacement that Baltimore City officials said is expected to last about a month....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Four female undergraduates at Johns Hopkins University were robbed at gunpoint as they walked through the campus Wednesday night, the school's move-in day for the fall semester, according to a security alert from the school.
The victims were walking...