The new super post-Panamax cranes at the Seagirt Marine Terminal unload cargo from the container ship Miramarin.
The new super post-Panamax cranes at the Seagirt Marine Terminal unload cargo from the container ship Miramarin. (Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun)

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Police instructor may have injured officer outside of training drill: State investigators are exploring whether a Baltimore police instructor who shot a trainee this week was horsing around when he accidentally reached for his service weapon instead of a paint-cartridge pistol, according to sources familiar with the inquiry.
Witnesses urge death penalty repeal in Annapolis: Opponents of capital punishment brought a parade of religious, political and civil rights leaders to Annapolis Thursday to urge lawmakers to do away with the ultimate sanction.
College Park roommate's gun ownership had worried slain student: In the days before police say he was fatally shot by his roommate Dayvon Green outside their home, Stephen Rane had expressed concerns about Green having a mental illness and owning guns, according to a close friend.

Port of Baltimore prepares for larger ships of the future: Four massive cranes at the Seagirt Marine Terminal began writing the next chapter in the region's maritime history Thursday as they started unloading a 981-foot cargo ship laden with containers onto waiting trucks.

Meteorite hits central Russia, more than 500 people hurt: Over 500 people were injured when a meteorite shot across the sky and exploded over central Russia on Friday, sending fireballs crashing to Earth, shattering windows and damaging buildings.


ORIOLES: Mark Hendrickson is trying to re-invent himself at the age of 38. The left-hander, a veteran of five different major league teams, now hopes his sidearm delivery can rejuvenate his career.

RAVENS: It appears that Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs won't have to spend a second consecutive offseason recovering from surgery.


Pistorius sobs as court hears murder charge: South African "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears on Friday after he was charged in court with fatally shooting his girlfriend in his Pretoria house.