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Mina Haq

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 Mina Haq is a reporter for the Baltimore Sun Media Group.

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  • Fire broke out overnight at vacant Ramsay Street building

    Fire broke out overnight at vacant Ramsay Street building

    Baltimore firefighters responded to a fire in a vacant building on the 1400 block of Ramsay Street shortly after midnight Friday, the department said. The blaze broke out at 12:12 a.m., with fire and smoke showing from the upper floor of the two-story building in in the New Southwest/Mount Clare...

  • Columbia woman arrested in mall carousel assault, robbery

    Columbia woman arrested in mall carousel assault, robbery

    A 22-year-old Columbia resident was arrested Friday in a Saturday robbery and assault at a Columbia Mall carousel, police said. Ahleyah Rockwell, of Skyrock Court, was charged with robbery, theft and multiple counts of assault. Detectives identified her after police posted a witness video of the...

  • A shopping trip turns tragic for family during Thursday's storms

    A shopping trip turns tragic for family during Thursday's storms

    Ahjee Lawrence was sitting in the backseat of a Hyundai Sonata on the way Thursday to a Towson mall to buy clothes for her upcoming Disney cruise. The 14-year-old Cockeysville resident was supposed to go next week with her father, Johnny Lawrence. But about 5:30 p.m., while traveling south on Pot...

  • Worker dead after falling from under-construction building at UMD

    Worker dead after falling from under-construction building at UMD

    A construction contractor died Thursday after falling off a building under construction at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, police said. Francois Odil Dishmey Kelly fell while working from an upper floor of the building on the 8100 block of Paint Branch Drive, University Police...

  • Water to table: With summer in full swing, the crab business steams on

    Water to table: With summer in full swing, the crab business steams on

    Craig Kirkner and Charlie Ross stand across from each other in a small, refrigerated back room at Conrad's Crabs & Seafood Market on Joppa Road, near Towson. One by one, the men take turns picking blue crabs out of boxes, sorting the crabs by vitality, size and weight and tossing them into baskets....

  • Park Heights resident working to transform former school into library

    Park Heights resident working to transform former school into library

    In an empty classroom at the former Langston Hughes Elementary School building in Park Heights, George Mitchell tapped a globe sitting on a desk. “We want the kids to understand where they are,” he said Wednesday. “Not only where they are, but where they want to go.” Since the school’s closure...

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