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  • Woman shot while trying to rob liquor store

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A woman was shot by a liquor store employee as she was trying to rob the Baltimore establishment. Police say officers were called to Starlight Liquor Store on Wilkens Avenue at around…

  • Md. woman charged with fatally stabbing a man

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have arrested a 29-year-old woman accused of fatally stabbing a man to death in Coppin Heights. Police say the woman, Heather Farabaugh of Parkville, was charged on Sunday with murder,…

  • U.Md. law school offers class on Freddie Gray

    WASHINGTON — More than 100 University of Maryland law students are signing up for a new course offered this fall entitled, “Freddie Gray’s Baltimore: Past, Present and Moving Forward.” The class started with a challenge from the dean…

  • Baltimore police face scrutiny over tracking of cellphones

    WASHINGTON – The Office of the Public Defender in Baltimore is reviewing hundreds of criminal cases following an investigation by USA Today that revealed the questionable police practice of tracking the cellphone activity of suspects. “No stone…

  • Baltimore County reports 1st case of West Nile virus in 2015

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Health officials say the first case of West Nile virus has been reported in Baltimore County. The Baltimore County Department of Health said in a news release Wednesday that the person…

  • Maryland moves last inmates from decrepit Baltimore jail

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland moved the last inmates out of the dangerously decrepit men’s section of the Baltimore City Detention Center on Tuesday, state officials said, completing the closure of the notorious facility. The…

  • $12.9M paid on insurance claims for Baltimore riot damage

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Insurance Administration says insurance companies have paid $12.9 million in claims stemming from civil unrest in Baltimore linked to the death in April of Freddie Gray. The agency said Tuesday…

  • Former Army police officer admits to stealing electronics

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Army police officer has pleaded guilty to stealing electronics from buildings he patrolled at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Forty-five-year-old Gregory Lamont McNeill of Baltimore pleaded guilty to concealing and retaining stolen…

  • Baltimore gets $3.7M for lead removal

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal housing officials are awarding more than $3.7 million to Baltimore to eliminate lead poison hazards and perform assessments of hundreds of homes for low-income families. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian…

  • Apartment fire in Baltimore displaces 25 residents

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Fire officials say 25 people were displaced after a fire at an apartment building in northeast Baltimore. The fire broke out around 7:15 a.m. Sunday at the Parkside Apartments on Monrovia Road.…

  • Man arrested for bringing loaded handgun to BWI

    WASHINGTON — A D.C. man is in police custody after he tried to bring a loaded handgun through security at a local airport. On Thursday, Transportation Security Administration officers arrested a man who tried to…

  • Johns Hopkins announces new sexual misconduct policy

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University, one of more than 100 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual assault complaints, has unveiled a new sexual misconduct policy. The policy, announced on Wednesday, includes…

  • Baltimore police find handgun in holding cell

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Police Department confirmed Thursday that a handgun had been found in a holding cell in the Eastern District station house. Department spokeswoman Lt. Sarah Connolly said the incident is “very…

  • New Coast Guard ship open for tours in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard ship James will be open for public tours in Baltimore. The James, a national security cutter, will be open for tours on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2…

  • Top summer readers to be honored by Baltimore Orioles

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Children who were some of the top summer readers in Maryland are being honored by the Baltimore Orioles. The children will get to take the field for a ceremony before the first…