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  • 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...
  • Four shot, two killed in overnight gunfire in Baltimore

    Four shot, two killed in overnight gunfire in Baltimore
    Two men were killed and a man and woman were injured in four separate incidents of gunfire in the city overnight, according to Baltimore Police. The string of unrelated shootings began at 11:02 p.m., when officers responded to the 6400 block of Harford...
  • Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home

    Tales from a hunt for the perfect Baltimore home
    Cindy Cowman is just the type of person Baltimore officials want to woo: an empty-nester living in the suburbs, looking for an urban lifestyle and willing to invest in an older home. "I wanted to be in the city, with a high walkability score and a lot of...
  • Seven shot in West Baltimore amid wave of 'cluster' shootings

    Seven shot in West Baltimore amid wave of 'cluster' shootings
    Seven people — including a 15-year-old boy who was killed — were shot in West Baltimore on Saturday night as police grapple with a recent wave of shootings with multiple victims. As of Sunday, nonfatal shootings were up in Baltimore by about...
  • Fatal Pigtown shooting brings city count to 20 in 80 hours

    Fatal Pigtown shooting brings city count to 20 in 80 hours
    An infant child was found next to her dying mother just before dawn Tuesday after police say a man broke into a Pigtown home, killed a young couple and shot two others — a grisly scene that brought to 20 the number of people shot in the city in a...
  • Pigtown shooting stemmed from dispute over $10

    Pigtown shooting stemmed from dispute over $10
    Charging documents in Tuesday's shooting in Pigtown that left a young couple dead and two others seriously wounded show that the attack stemmed from a dispute over $10.  Melville Mason, 35, was formally charged with two counts of first-degree murder,...
  • 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...
  • 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...