Cases are starting to circle through soccer teams and history classes, cafeterias and school buses, but parents and students say they’re overjoyed to be returning to full-capacity school for the first time in months, albeit with a COVID-19 storm cloud overhead.
Maryland’s state and local governments have been awash in federal money to help with the response to the coronavirus pandemic. Here are five things to know about the $11.9 billion Maryland receives from the American Rescue Plan Act.
Every week, the resurgent Wolverines look more and more like one of Ohio State’s biggest threats in a deep Big Ten Conference. That Michigan looks more and more like the Ravens, however, is no surprise at all.
Tenants of The Gallery at Harborplace mall on Pratt Street in downtown Baltimore have been told to vacate the multi-level shopping center, while the mall's owner said it is evaluating options for the Inner Harbor property.
“We’re high profile,” said Ravens coach John Harbaugh, who is a member of the Coaches Subcommittee of the NFL Competition Committee. “Kids watch us all the time, so the way we treat one another on the field is very important.”
Baltimore’s ban on plastic bags goes into effect early next month, more than 15 years after city leaders first proposed a similar law.
In the nine decades of modern Most Valuable Player voting, only one player who spent a full season on a 100-loss team has finished in the top five of his league’s final balloting. Mullins has the potential to end a 70-year drought.
Major League Baseball said Wednesday that it wants to team with Maryland to guard against the rigging of “particularly risky” bets — such as whether a game’s first pitch will be a ball or a strike — as the state wraps up writing rules for sports betting.
- An influential panel of advisers to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention grappled Wednesday with the question of which Americans should get COVID-19 booster shots, with some members wondering if the decision should be put off for a month in hopes of more evidence.
FBI data is the best available record of U.S. gun sales. Since 1999, the first full year for which the FBI collected data, gun sales have risen annually. In 1999, 9,183,123 sales were recorded. Last year, the figure reached 39,695,315 — up from 28,369,750 in 2019. In addition, gun sales through the first eight months of 2021 totaled 27,841,219, compared to 26,756,487 in the same period last year. Keep reading to find out which state had the highest gun sales in 2021. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
From around 1830 to 1850, Black laborers dominated Baltimore’s ship caulking industry, ensuring that the ships that left Baltimore’s harbor were watertight. It was demanding and important work, and they were able to band together and negotiate higher wages than would have been available to other free Black workers at the time.
When No. 12 Notre Dame and No. 18 Wisconsin meet Saturday at Chicago’s Soldier Field, all eyes will be on former teammates Jack Coan and Graham Mertz.
The CCPS dashboard reported 214 people, including 10 staff members, have the virus and are in quarantine. Carey Gaddis, the system’s spokesperson, said a separate 1,221 students are in quarantine.
A Baltimore man was sentenced Wednesday to four life terms for his part in the death of a woman thought to be a witness in a federal case, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release.
Empowerment Temple AME Church in Baltimore hires a new pastor, Oklahoma minister Robert Turner, to replace its ousted former leader.
Brandon Hyde will return as Orioles manager next season, according to a person with direct knowledge of the agreement. The source said Hyde’s contract was extended last offseason into 2022, a year in which many of the organization’s top prospects should begin matriculating to the majors.
The alleged leader of a violent Baltimore Crips set was mistakenly released from federal detention last week and has been recaptured.
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