19-year-old killed Sunday in Seton Hill, man dies Saturday after Southeast Baltimore shooting, police say
A 19-year-old was shot and killed Sunday evening in the Seton Hill neighborhood, according to Baltimore Police.
A good Baltimore crab night is messy and all about the people around the table
Now that summer’s mostly here, it’s time to talk hard crabs and the Baltimore mania of seafood at all costs.
Frank R. Cutko, referee and umpire who coached teams at Community College of Baltimore County, dies
Frank R. Cutko, a referee and umpire who taught physical education, died May 20 at his son’s home in Bowdoinham, Maine. He was 90.
Baltimore artist and Holocaust survivor Gigi McKendric sees world’s darkness, fills it with ‘glimmer of light’
A survivor of both the Holocaust and an earthquake that destroyed her town in Romania, Baltimore artist Gigi McKendric believes she was saved for a reason. Her works, often inspired by tragic world events, aim to emphasize inhumanity and suffering while communicating a “glimmer of light” coming from the horror.
Baltimore mayor, City Council leaders vow to seek ‘alternative’ after BOPA budget hearing disappoints
The statement from city leaders came in the wake of the agency’s budget hearing Friday evening.
Morgan State University’s marching band will perform in D-Day Memorial Parade in France next June
The Magnificent Marching Machine will be the first from a historically Black college or university to perform in the international memorial.
Judge sentences 19-year-old to 65 years in prison for fatal shooting of Baltimore Police captain’s husband
A city judge on Friday handed down the maximum sentence of 65 years in prison for the 19-year-old man convicted of fatally shooting the husband of a Baltimore Police captain.
95 fugitives arrested in crime sweep called Operation Washout, led by U.S. Marshals Service
A multi-agency law enforcement operation resulted in the arrests of 95 fugitives, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
Baltimore boxer Gervonta Davis jailed after moving twice without permission while on house arrest
Baltimore boxing champion Gervonta Davis, who was sentenced last month to 90 days of house arrest for charges from a Baltimore hit-and-run crash, was jailed Thursday after he moved twice without a judge’s permission.
Squeegee jobs dried up from some Baltimore intersections after city ban. Some have found work through city’s Hire Up program.
Baltimore resident and former squeegee worker Carlose DeBose Jr. doesn’t remember a time when he felt like a kid.
Baltimore City Council threatens to trim $1 million from BOPA as budget hearing looms for arts group
The proposed cuts introduced by City Council members Zeke Cohen and Odette Ramos would cut Baltimore's annual allocation to BOPA by nearly one-third.
Boy, 1, dies after falling from balcony; death ruled accidental, Baltimore Police say
A 1-year-old boy has died after falling from a balcony in Northeast Baltimore late May, according to police.
The hidden cost behind the costs: Baltimore paid $6.4M last year for lawyers on police, ADA, pollution cases
In 2022, Baltimore paid $6.4 million to private attorneys, according to data obtained by The Baltimore Sun via a Public Information Act request.
Baltimore native Anna Mae Burke Small, Westinghouse worker turned dog groomer, dies
Anna Mae Small, a Westinghouse clerk who changed careers and became a successful dog groomer, died May 9 at Oakcrest, a retirement community. She was 81.
Baltimore to issue criminal citations, offer community service for petty crimes, State’s Attorney Ivan Bates says
Police officers in Baltimore will soon begin issuing criminal citations to people for low-level offenses, such as loitering, drinking in public and drug possession, according to a new policy spearheaded by State’s Attorney Ivan Bates.
Man dies after being shot Tuesday night in Southwest Baltimore, police say
A man died in a hospital after being shot Tuesday night in the Morrell Park neighborhood, Baltimore Police said.
Baltimore City launches plan to monitor students commuting after school
Mayor Brandon Scott announced a safety initiative this week to monitor some Baltimore students as they commute after school.
Man killed after Thursday shooting in North Baltimore, police say
A 28-year-old man was killed early Thursday after a shooting in North Baltimore, Baltimore Police said.
James M. Griffin, president of Baltimore chapter of CORE, entrepreneur and school board member, dies
James M. Griffin, a civil rights activist and school board member, died May 14 at his West Baltimore home. He was 91.
No. 1 Johns Hopkins baseball pursuing elusive NCAA Division III championship for longtime coach Bob Babb
Johns Hopkins baseball has never won an NCAA championship, but the Blue Jays are the top seed in this year's Division III College World Series, and coach Bob Babb believes this is the deepest team he's had in 44 years at the helm.
Methodists to vote on departure of 23 area churches over LGBTQ+ clergy, marriages
About 1,200 Methodists of the Baltimore-Washington Conference will vote this week on whether 23 churches may leave the denomination over LGBTQ+ issues.
Weekly recycling to resume in Baltimore in early 2024 — as long as new garbage trucks arrive — officials say during budget talks
Baltimore officials doubled down Wednesday on their commitment to restart the city’s weekly recycling collection in early 2024, but warned that the move will be possible only if the city receives 30 new garbage trucks that are currently in production.
CEO of nonprofit that founded The Baltimore Banner steps down for job at Gannett
Imtiaz Patel, the executive who oversaw The Venetoulis Institute for Local Journalism’s launch of The Baltimore Banner, announced Wednesday that he would be stepping down from his position as CEO of the local nonprofit.
Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts tried to trademark Artscape name. City officials struck back.
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts tried to trademark the Artscape name, but Baltimore City fought back.
Baltimore Police arrest suspect a year after McElderry Park homicide
The suspect has been charged with charged with first-degree murder.
LifeBridge Health names new president for Baltimore’s Sinai Hospital, Grace Medical Center
LifeBridge Health has named Amy Shlossman, a health care leader and policy expert with a background at the White House, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Red Cross, as the new president and chief operating officer of the Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Grace Medical Center.
Baltimore Fire Department beset by shortage of emergency medical technicians, paramedics
More than 60 out of 380 emergency medical service jobs in Baltimore are unfilled, leaving nearly a 16% vacancy rate in one of the country’s busiest fire agencies per capita.
Baltimore native William Joseph deThrom Somerville Jr., USF&G insurance executive and Army veteran, dies
William Joseph deThrom Somerville Jr., an insurance executive and Army veteran, died May 23 at Blakehurst, a retirement community in Towson. He was 90.
Baltimore City Council probes staffing increases in mayor’s office, elsewhere on first day of budget hearings
Baltimore City Council opened its first day of budget hearings by drilling down on city personnel issues and spending in the mayor’s office.
Teen shot by Baltimore Police in Shipley Hill faces assault and firearms charges
The teen shot from behind by Baltimore Police earlier this month in Shipley Hill faces criminal charges including first-degree assault and was ordered held without bond on Tuesday.
Woman knocked unconscious by Baltimore Police officer in 2020 sues city, claiming assault and battery
A woman who in 2020 was struck from behind by a Baltimore Police officer and knocked unconscious has filed a federal lawsuit.