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  • New University of Maryland Shock Trauma tower opens

    New University of Maryland Shock Trauma tower opens
    When severely injured patients at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center needed rides between floors, there was only one way to fit all the life-saving staff and equipment in the cramped elevators. "I used to crawl in bed with the patient," said...
  • Baltimore police seeking suspect in string of armed robberies last week

    Baltimore police seeking suspect in string of armed robberies last week
    Baltimore police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected in a string of armed robberies in Baltimore last Thursday. A news release with surveillance photos of the man, dressed in a dark blue zip-up hoodie and beanie, said he...
  • Sauerkraut and turkey: an essential Baltimore Thanksgiving

    Sauerkraut and turkey: an essential Baltimore Thanksgiving
    The workmen who built the Great Wall of China ate it for strength. Sailors on early American clipper ships consumed it for health during long voyages. It has tickled Teutonic taste buds and made its way across France, England and the New World. It has...
  • City's bottle tax a big burden for small retailers, grocery experts say

    City's bottle tax a big burden for small retailers, grocery experts say
    An independent grocer's profit margin is so slim that Baltimore's bottled-beverage tax may be to blame for the pending demise of Santoni's Supermarket, industry experts said Monday. "It was, in my opinion, a prime factor" said Jeff Metzger, publisher of...
  • Mayor defends bottle tax, suspends grocery program after Santoni's closing announcement

    Mayor defends bottle tax, suspends grocery program after Santoni's closing announcement
    Facing criticism from a struggling local business, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake defended the city's bottle tax Tuesday as essential to rebuilding Baltimore's schools. But the mayor acknowledged she would have to suspend a program that delivers fresh...
  • Second vendor files lawsuit against Santoni's

    Second vendor files lawsuit against Santoni's
    A second vendor has filed a lawsuit against Santoni's Supermarket, a Highlandtown institution that said earlier this week it will be forced to close because of Baltimore's bottled-beverage tax. G. Cefalu & Bro. Inc., a 100-year-old fruit and vegetable...
  • Santoni's in discussion with retailers to take over vacated location

    Santoni's in discussion with retailers to take over vacated location
    Santoni's Supermarket closed its doors on Tuesday after operating in Baltimore for 83 years. The Highlandtown store blamed its demise on the city's tax on bottled beverages, which more than doubled to 5 cents per bottle in July. The store said its sales...
  • Dennis Hill, longtime city police spokesman, dies

    Dennis Hill, longtime city police spokesman, dies
    Dennis S. Hill, a former Baltimore City Police Department spokesman known for his mellow voice, authoritative presence and accessibility to the media, died Saturday of heart disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Forest Hill resident was 71. In...
  • Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City

    Traffic: Collision on I-95 South in Baltimore City
    A two-vehicle collision in Baltimore City on Interstate 95 South at the I-395 exit has closed one of two southbound shoulders at 8:49 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. The Maryland Transit Administration reported...
  • Traffic: Crash on MD 32 East in Anne Arundel

    Traffic: Crash on MD 32 East in Anne Arundel
    A single-vehicle crash in Anne Arundel County on MD 32 East at MD 198 has closed one of two eastbound traffic lanes and one of two eastbound shoulders at 8:41 a.m. on Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation. DOT also reported that...
  • The Red Line's faulty promise

    The Red Line's faulty promise
    The 2002 Baltimore Region Rail System Plan envisioned a fully-connected transit system. But budgetary constraints and poor planning have whittled it down to the Red Line — a proposed east-west light rail line whose projected cost has exploded to $2....
  • More road closures for Grand Prix announced

    More road closures for Grand Prix announced
    Motorists should expect additional road closures in Baltimore connected to the Labor Day weekend Grand Prix, city officials said Tuesday. To accommodate the 2-mile race course near the Inner Harbor, these roads will be closed beginning at 9 p.m....