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'The building is probably totaled’: Columbia gas explosion destroys shopping center

Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services Battalion Chief Stephen Hardesty talks about a gas explosion in Columbia Sunday morning.

Maryland State Fair sights and sounds

Sights and sounds from the 2019 Maryland State Fair.

Sun reporters feast at the Maryland State Fair

Baltimore Sun reporters Sameer Rao and Chris Kaltenbach taste test some of the food options available this year at the Maryland State Fair.

Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on mentors for teachers

Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams talks about the importance of mentors for new teachers.

Centennial football 2019 season preview

Senior quarterback Malik Chester talks Centennial football ahead of the 2019 season.

Retired SHA traffic engineer comments on speed and red light cameras.

Gene Simmers, a Retired State Highway Administration traffic engineer, says yellow lights in Maryland are too short.

Lonnie Walker, director of JOY Baltimore, a drop in center for homeless youth and young adults

Lonnie Walker, director of JOY Baltimore, a drop in center for homeless youth and young adults, talks about Jhevan Khochiese Alexander Malone who died in July.

Baltimore is not only city sending sewage into Chesapeake Bay

Harrisburg, PA. sent more than 1 billion gallons of sewage-tainted wastewater down the Susquehanna River in 2018, according to Environmental Integrity Project.

Baltimore citizens upset by USDA's proposed SNAP restrictions

Baltimore resident Ella Scovens, 79, reacts to proposed SNAP benefit restrictions by the Trump Administration.

Gas leak temporarily closes Main Street in Ellicott City.

Fire crews from Howard County Fire Department remain on the scene of a gas leak that caused a section of Historic Ellicott City to be evacuated on Thursday.

Competitive eater Chestnut breaks his personal wing record

Competitive eater Joey Chestnut stops by Hooters in Baltimore to break his personal chicken wing record.

Reservoir girls soccer 2019 season preview

Senior midfielder Tessa Cinotti talks Reservoir girls soccer during a preseason practice.

Sgt. Carrington is released from Shock Trauma

Commissioner Harrison on Sgt. Carrington's release from Shock Trauma: 'Today is a joyous day.'

For this former NFL player’s foundation, a new focus on empowering Baltimore’s young women

Former NFL player Joel Gamble focuses on empowering Baltimore's young women.

Prince Hall Shriners in Baltimore

Prince Hall Shriners hold a parade in Baltimore.

The West Baltimore 17-year-old sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Officer Amy Caprio

The West Baltimore 17-year-old convicted of murdering Officer Amy Caprio last year was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday in Baltimore County Circuit Court.

"Saving lives" through boxing

Germaine Thunder Robinson, owner of Uppercut Boxing Gym, talks about boxing and her goal to "get the kids off the corners."