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  • Arts prize to launch pig-festooned weather station, city's tallest mural

    Arts prize to launch pig-festooned weather station, city's tallest mural
    Five community art projects, including a sculptural weather station featuring a giant pig, a children's garden full of upward-growing, kinetic "sculptures" and Baltimore's tallest mural, will begin transforming some of Baltimore's underused public...
  • People's health clinics officially close their doors

    People's health clinics officially close their doors
    The financially troubled People's Community Health Centers closed its five clinics serving low-income Marylanders on Monday. The organization had announced plans to shut the doors at the end of June, though as recently as last week officials were...
  • Three shot, two fatally, on playground in city's Edgewood neighborhood

    Three shot, two fatally, on playground in city's Edgewood neighborhood
    Two men were killed and another critically injured in a shooting at a recreation center playground in the city's Edgewood neighborhood Sunday, police said. Officers were dispatched to the scene, at Allendale Street and Colborne Road near the Edgewood-...
  • Police investigating fatal shooting in Pigtown

    Police investigating fatal shooting in Pigtown
    Baltimore City homicide detectives are looking for information about a shooting that was reported late Saturday in the Pigtown section of southwest Baltimore. About 11:45 p.m., police found a man with gunshot wounds to his chest and stomach. The...
  • At Paul's Place, partnership with nursing school promotes good health

    At Paul's Place, partnership with nursing school promotes good health
    He moved to Baltimore to take a job as a property manager, but when the company he worked for collapsed, Ganesh Boodram said, he found himself living in the streets. Homelessness was cruel to the Boston native. He was hit by a car, shattering a...
  • Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble

    Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble
    When Will Boyd arrived Wednesday at the People's Community Health Center's Brooklyn Park clinic, he was furious to learn that the center will close at the end of the month. The 63-year-old has two broken teeth needing repair and said he was told he...
  • Challengers attack Anderson's record in city sheriff's race

    Challengers attack Anderson's record in city sheriff's race
    According to his challengers in the Democratic primary, John W. Anderson is woefully unqualified to continue as Baltimore's sheriff. He's mismanaged his agency, they say, allowed thousands of warrants to go unserved and kept an intentionally low profile...
  • Steve Clevenger says he's 'going to do my best' to fill in for Matt Wieters

    Steve Clevenger says he's 'going to do my best' to fill in for Matt Wieters
    Steve Clevenger said he's viewing the next few weeks simply: No pressure, no fanfare. Yes, the Mount St. Joseph graduate and former Pigtown resident is now the starting catcher for his hometown Orioles and has been called on to replace the injured...
  • City works on spending plan for casino money

    City works on spending plan for casino money
    After the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opens later this year, the city needs to figure out how to spend an estimated windfall of at least $15 million a year meant for the neighborhoods around the casino. Officials and community members said they want to...
  • Old Bay aims to extend its reach

    Old Bay aims to extend its reach
    If you composed a list of local brands that could be considered venerable, Old Bay would probably sit at the top. From popcorn to pizza — and the seasoning's most beloved partner, steamed crabs — Marylanders have found many uses for the...
  • T.J. McFarland recalled from Triple-A Norfolk; Orioles mulling next step with Tommy Hunter

    T.J. McFarland recalled from Triple-A Norfolk; Orioles mulling next step with Tommy Hunter
    Left-hander T.J. McFarland was prepared to make his scheduled start for Triple-A Norfolk on Friday when he received a call telling him he was headed to Baltimore to give a depleted bullpen an extra arm. McFarland arrived at Camden Yards about 90 minutes...
  • Manny Machado out of starting lineup with groin stiffness, but Orioles optimistic he can avoid DL stint

    Manny Machado out of starting lineup with groin stiffness, but Orioles optimistic he can avoid DL stint
    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was not in the starting lineup for Friday’s game against the Cleveland Indians at Camden Yards, but manager Buck Showalter said the team believes Machado can avoid going on the disabled list. Machado left...