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Mosby answers Hogan on Baltimore crime: ‘We have not received enough support ... from the Governor’s Mansion’

Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby said Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has repeatedly failed to meet with her to discuss “real solutions” to the city’s crime problem.

Solving Baltimore’s squeegee problem: City leaders have tried for decades. Can they get it right this time?

Baltimore's leaders are examining the squeegee workers and learning why meaningful policy is so difficult to craft.

In Carroll County, an emotional church-state issue divides residents

A years-old lawsuit that sought to bar the county’s commissioners from leading prayers at their meetings came to a dramatic close this month. But residents might keep the fight going.

Orioles on deck: Pitching matchup, how to watch Friday’s game vs. Mariners

Here's everything you need to know before the Orioles' home game Thursday night against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Giant Food and other Ahold Delhaize stores restrict use of toxic chemicals in packaging

The parent company of Giant Food said Thursday it plans to restrict toxic chemicals in food packaging and beauty products at its 2,000 grocery stores nationwide.

'This is my future’: Youth in Baltimore and across Maryland to march Friday for action on climate change

Thousands of students across Maryland are expected to walk out of class as part of the youth-led Global Climate Strike.

Carroll municipalities mull security upgrades after Taneytown truck attack, Virginia Beach shooting

In the wake of Sept. 3 incident where a man drove truck into the Taneytown city offices, other Carroll municipalities are considering security upgrades.

Teachers, students fill enormous Columbia Art Center show

The annual Student/Faculty Show runs through Sept. 28 at the Columbia Art Center, 6100 Foreland Garth in Long Reach Village Center in Columbia.

HUD Secretary Ben Carson makes dismissive comments about transgender people, angering agency staff

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson expressed concern about “big, hairy men” trying to infiltrate women’s homeless shelters.

‘You got to really be funny’: Tommy Davidson lets loose before headlining Baltimore Comedy Factory

The stand-up comic and former star of 'In Living Color' talks Baltimore, his love for local audiences and one of his most memorable characters (hint: it's the one with the Baltimore-D.C. accent).

After three years, federal grant for safety measures at CSX rail crossings in Rosedale remains unspent

Six years after a train derailment and three years after it was won, a $700,000 federal grant for safety measures at CSX rail crossings in Maryland remains unspent.

Orioles top prospects Ryan Mountcastle, Grayson Rodriguez, Mike Baumann among minor league award winners

Prospects Ryan Mountcastle, Grayson Rodriguez and Mike Baumann among Orioles' minor league award winners.

Austin Hays hits and robs a homer, but Orioles bullpen falls apart again as Blue Jays sweep with 8-4 victory

After robbing Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of a home run, Austin Hays hit own of his own in the Orioles' 8-4 loss to the Blue Jays.

Terps announce two-game football series with UConn

Terps, Connecticut announce future football meetings.

Meade-Old Mill football postponed as police search for teenager after gunshots in Odenton

Anne Arundel County Public Schools have postponed Friday games between Meade and Old Mill high varsity and JV football teams as police continue to look for a teenager wanted in connection with shots being fired in Odenton.

Annapolis City Council withdraws City Dock fees legislation to avoid losing grant funding

The City Council withdrew legislation that would have waived docking fees for this weekend's Classic Wooden Sailboat Rendezvous and Race. The resolution violated federal rules that could have risked the city losing $2 million in grant funding.

Nine years after a robbery and five years after the victim died, Glen Burnie man gets 55 years in prison

Nine years after Michael Anthony Temple was shot in an Odenton home invasion and robbery — and five years after the injuries he suffered that night killed him — police used DNA analysis to identify and charge Fred Lee Frampton Jr. of Glen Burnie.

Man fatally shot in East Baltimore, another shot in the hand during struggle in Forest Park neighborhood

Police say a 26-year-old man died Thursday after he was shot in the Broadway East neighborhood of East Baltimore.

Orioles in-game portal: Live updates, everything you need to know during Thursday’s game vs. Blue Jays

Welcome to your Orioles watching companion. Return here throughout the game for real-time recaps and analysis.

Carroll commissioners argue over first fire director degree requirement, approve job description

After much discussion Thursday, the Carroll County commissioners agreed to give preference to local candidates for the new county fire and emergency services director.

Maryland board upgrades state’s financial outlook, but still advises caution on economy

Maryland’s Board of Revenue Estimates has approved a $130 million increase to its 2020 fiscal projection, even as board members said the uptick did not mean the public should be bullish about the state’s economy.

Pasadena man charged with police impersonation, extortion

James Ewing Menke, 53, of Pasadena, was charged with impersonating a police officer and extortion after he threatened to arrest a woman if she did not give him money, Anne Arundel County police said Thursday.

Johns Hopkins not renewing contract under which medical school has trained ICE agents for emergencies

Johns Hopkins University announced Thursday that it would end its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to train agents in emergency medical response situations.

Maryland attorney general charges Hanover man, six others for lying on firearms applications

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced the indictments of seven defendants, including one man from Hanover, for illegally possessing firearms after previously being convicted of a disqualifying crime.

Obamacare rates in Maryland set to decline for a second year in a row after big increases

Those who buy their health insurance on Maryland's exchange will see premium declines for a second year in a row.

Over objections, Kirwan work group votes for closed-door session on how to pay for Maryland education proposals

A task force deciding how to pay for billions in recommendations to boost Maryland’s public schools voted to meet behind closed doors as it continues its work ― sparking objection from some members of the workgroup who argued the body was being too secretive.

Shots fired between two groups in Odenton after altercation, robbery

Two groups of people fired weapons at each other Wednesday in Odenton following an altercation and robbery that occurred earlier in the day, Anne Arundel police said.

Orioles shut down rookie Hunter Harvey for rest of season because of innings, soreness

Orioles rookie reliever Hunter Harvey was shut down Wednesday due to lingering soreness, but manager Brandon Hyde said it was still a situation where he was ending the year healthy.

Maryland weather: Drought may be developing across much of Baltimore region

Less than a year after marking its wettest 365-day period on record, much of the Baltimore region is considered "abnormally dry," a precursor to drought.

Adnan Syed case: Defense lawyers group asks Supreme Court to review ‘Serial’ subject’s case

The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has filed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to review Adnan Syed's case.

Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings misses high-profile hearing because of medical procedure

Democratic U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore missed a high-profile hearing of the committee he chairs because of a medical procedure.

Baltimore County launches transportation survey as Olszewski seeks money for Towson Circulator, other projects

County officials hope to have the Towson Circulator operational by 2021.

Annapolis youth to strike for climate Friday

The event in Annapolis will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Whitmore Park at the corner of Clay and Calvert streets. Participants will march to the Alex Haley Memorial at City Dock, and do a “die-in," pretending that they have died for 10 minutes.

Three survive Hampstead fire, including woman rescued clinging to second-floor window sill

Three residents, including one found clinging to the outside of a second-floor window, had to be rescued from a burning building in Hampstead on Wednesday, fire officials say.

Pasadena homeowner who police say fatally shot man was prohibited from having guns

The Pasadena homeowner who police say shot and killed a man on his front lawn Wednesday was legally disqualified from possessing firearms, including the shotgun court records suggest he used in the fatal encounter.