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  • Friends hold vigil for victims of fatal Pigtown shootings

    Friends hold vigil for victims of fatal Pigtown shootings
    Lily Howe was the first to be shot, the bullet traveling through her shoulder and out as she tried to protect her longtime friend from a gunman loose in their Pigtown rowhouse early Tuesday morning. Next was William Monroe, gunned down in the hallway...
  • Senseless war on Baltimore's streets

    Twenty shootings in 80 hours — and the week is still young ("Fatal Pigtown shooting brings city count to 20 in 80 hours," Aug. 20). Did I miss the mayor's press conference in which she and the police commissioner appear on stage together with a...
  • Families, racing fans flock downtown for Grand Prix action

    Race cars whipped around downtown Baltimore on Saturday, turning usually traffic-choked streets into a speedway, their engines filling the air with the sounds of a hornet's hum on the straights and a smoker's cackle at the hairpin turn. As the cars...
  • Shindig delivers big festival experience to Baltimore

    Shindig delivers big festival experience to Baltimore
    Ahh, a festival. Just the name inspires a sense of adventure and light-heartedness. The Shindig — held Sept. 14 at Carroll Park and produced by 24-7 Entertainment — delivered on all fronts. Featuring heavy-hitters like the Mighty Mighty...
  • Member of state Attorney General's office is shot in robbery attempt

    Member of state Attorney General's office is shot in robbery attempt
    A high ranking attorney in the Maryland Attorney General's Office was shot outside his Baltimore home in an attempted robbery earlier this week. William Brockman, the deputy solicitor general, was discharged from the hospital after the Monday night...
  • Belgian-style brasserie, art gallery planned in former Red Men's Hall

    Belgian-style brasserie, art gallery planned in former Red Men's Hall
    The Improved Order of Red Men are gone, but the old Red Men's Hall in Hampden could soon be bustling again, with plans for a pub, an art gallery and a cafe or sushi restaurant at 3600 Hickory Ave. The 120-year-old Tecumseh Tribe No. 108 of the...
  • Shock Trauma anti-violence worker held in federal drug case

    After leading a life of crime, being charged with murder and being shot, Howard McCray was ready for a change. In 2008, he began working with Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he had been treated for gunshot wounds, to reach out to other victims who...
  • Baltimore vs. DC food truck rally highlghts Baltimore dining weekend

    Baltimore vs. DC food truck rally highlghts Baltimore dining weekend
    It's a full weekend of dining events.  The Soft-Shell Crab Celebration concludes on Sunday. Some two dozen Baltimore restaurants are adding special soft-shell crab specials to their menus for Baltimore's fifth annual dining promotion. A packed weekend...
  • Police-involved shooting in Pigtown

    Police-involved shooting in Pigtown
    Baltimore police said an officer who was integral in arresting a suspect in the Cherry Hill shooting that killed a 1-year-old boy Friday night shot a suspect connected to a Saturday afternoon shooting near a downtown deli. The officer-involved...
  • Woman shot in Cherry Hill on May 10 dies of injuries

    Woman shot in Cherry Hill on May 10 dies of injuries
    A woman shot on May 10 succumbed to her injuries late last week as detectives continue to look for a shooting suspect. On Monday, Baltimore police said Yolonda Johnson, 24, who lived in the Cherry Hill neighborhood, was pronounced dead Friday...
  • Dropkick Murphys, The Gaslight Anthem to headline September 'Shindig'

    Dropkick Murphys, The Gaslight Anthem to headline September 'Shindig'
    Dropkick Murphys, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The Gaslight Anthem and more will perform at Carroll Park in Pigtown on Sept. 14 for the debut of The Shindig, an all-rock music festival, organizer Paul Manna announced today. Tickets go on sale Friday....
  • Volunteers pour into Fort McHenry wetlands to clean up

    Volunteers pour into Fort McHenry wetlands to clean up
    More than 100 gloved volunteers, some in boots and others in waist-high waders, streamed along narrow paths and historic sea walls Saturday in a secluded nook of wetlands just south of Fort McHenry, their eyes scanning for trash or the perfect spot to...