Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, who was considered a potential Democratic candidate for president following a failed 2016 bid, says he will not run in 2020 and is instead urging Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke to get into the race.
Mayor Catherine Pugh has promised the Fire Department an extra $1.2 million firetruck in her 2020 fiscal year budget, the department said Thursday, after the firefighters union warned that two out-of-service trucks in Northwest Baltimore could affect response times.
Two people were injured, and one of them was in critical condition, after a fire broke out in a Dundalk apartment Tuesday night. The fire started in a first-floor apartment in the 2800 block of Dunlawn Court.
Fireworks visibility might be low, and you might want to seek cover from intermittent rain, but New Year’s Eve night is expected to be in the 50s in Baltimore — and New Year’s Day could get up to nearly 60, according to the National Weather Service.
The Central District Baltimore Police Station downtown was temporarily closed Thursday “to ensure there were no environmental hazards” after a sewage pipe burst, causing an officer to fall ill, a police spokesman said.
Louis R. Harper Jr., the Baltimore City Fire Department’s first African-American captain, whose landmark 1971 lawsuit forced the city to end discriminatory practices in the hiring and promotion of firefighters and police, died of symptoms related to dementia in hospice on Dec. 8 at age 89.
A state prison system spokesman says an inmate at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women is expected to be charged with arson. Authorities found a lighter in her cell after a fire broke out, causing three correctional officers to be treated Sunday night for smoke inhalation.
More than 300 people bought tickets to Crossroads Bistro and Falling Branch Brewery's "Breakfast with Santa" event Sunday, which benefited Gold in Fight, a foundation that serves families fighting pediatric cancer.
The mass shooting at a Rite Aid warehouse near Aberdeen in September left three employees dead, three others injured — and Harford County again reeling, in the national spotlight from its third incident of high-profile gun violence in as many years.
A former employee was arrested and charged Wednesday in the shooting of a Restaurant Depot employee during a pre-dawn robbery attempt at the restaurant supply warehouse in South Baltimore earlier this month, police said Thursday.
An 18-year-old who’d been shot in the shin — one of five victims in a shooting in Northwest Baltimore on Tuesday — hobbled across the street and ducked into Saints Deli at the corner of Park Heights and Shirley avenues, the deli's co-owner said.
Several people reported “symptoms of illness” after a suspicious package was opened at Beth El School in Pikesville Monday afternoon, and emergency medical and HAZMAT crews were called to the school, according to the Baltimore County Police Department.
Dr. Nadia Dominique Morgan, a Jamaican-born recipient of the 2016 American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Fellow Award and a faculty member at Johns Hopkins Scleroderma Center, was killed in a collision just before 11 p.m. at Falls and Green Spring Valley roads, police said.
A new Maryland Stadium Authority study calls for a $424 million demolition and rebuilding of Pimlico Race Course, the dilapidated home of the Preakness Stakes in Northwest Baltimore. What does the study say?
Baltimore County detectives have narrowed the description of the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run that killed 20-year-old Towson University student Mzimazisi Ncube on North Charles Street last weekend, a police spokeswoman said Wednesday.
The university’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism dedicated the Capital Gazette Memorial Seminar Room at Knight Hall with a ceremony Tuesday, just hours after the newspaper staff found out they and their five fallen colleagues were among the 2018 Time Person of the Year honorees.
Officials from the Baltimore City Department of Transportation will meet Thursday evening with residents of East 26th Street in Charles Village to discuss repairs to a section of roadway above a rail line that partially collapsed amid heavy rain two weeks ago.
Baltimore officials on Thursday announced the passage of the “Complete Streets” law, a broad set of regulations requiring the city’s Department of Transportation to design roadways, sidewalks and bike lanes in a way that promotes walking, bicycling and public transit, beyond just cars.
Lime, which has operated a fleet of its dockless rental scooters under a six-month pilot agreement with the city Department of Transportation since August, will drop electric-assisted dockless bicycles on streets this weekend.
Transdev Services paid $160,000 this week to settle a lawsuit alleging that the company and its predecessor, Veolia Transportation Services, underpaid five paratransit drivers, who took Medicaid recipients to appointments in Baltimore under a city contract.
An online fundraiser for a Baltimore firefighter who broke his back in a fall while hanging Christmas lights at his home last week, just three days before he was set to go on his honeymoon, had raised more than $12,000 as of Wednesday.
Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland, where a school shooting occurred in March, has again been placed on lockdown following “reported sightings of a possibly armed individual in the area,” the St. Mary’s Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.
The fatal stabbing of a woman who had tried to help a panhandler begging for money to feed her baby is a setback for Johnston Square, an impoverished neighborhood that residents, nonprofits and small businesses have been trying to improve and redevelop.
By Jean Marbella, Colin Campbell and Catherine Rentz
Public and private services are planned for Jacquelyn Smith, the Harford County electrical engineer who was killed over the weekend after giving money to a woman panhandling in East Baltimore, her husband said Tuesday.