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  • New York man wanted for murder stopped in Maryland

    New York man wanted for murder stopped in Maryland
    A New York man wanted for murder was stopped by police after a fixed license plate reader on Interstate 95 in Baltimore County alerted authorities to his location.
  • From cupcakes to cocktails, everyone is crushing on red velvet

    Jackie of Baltimore wants the recipe for a red velvet cake: "Two years ago at Christmas, I had the chance to taste this cake but I can't find a recipe anywhere." — Baltimore Sun recipe finder, 1990 Hang in there, Jackie. If you managed to wait...

    Baltimore inventor gave hope to those with hip problems

    While the name John Gilbert Collison Sr. has been largely forgotten today, his invention of the artificial steel hip ball more than 60 years ago has given him orthopedic immortality. His invention, manufactured in Baltimore in his Falls Road facility,...

    Jury awards Severn woman $225,000 for bedbug infestation

    Jury awards Severn woman $225,000 for bedbug infestation
    In July 2010, Adarien Jackson's 6-year-old son, Kaden, began complaining of itchy bumps on his ankles. They soon turned into a rash and spread to his back, behind his ear, and on his eyelid. The child's pediatrician and dermatologists tried allergy...

    Harford police blotter: man attacks vehicle with baseball bat

    Harford County sheriff's deputies and Maryland State Police report: Aberdeen Clarence Edward Weaver Sr., 53, of the first block of East Inca Street, was arrested Monday on a bench warrant in a case in which he was charged with driving an uninsured...