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  • Body of missing boater recovered in Gunpowder River

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say the body of a man whose sailboat was found adrift near Sparrows Point has been found in Gunpowder River. Natural Resources Police say the body of 40-year-old John Wilmer Conrad…

  • 2 injured in early morning shootings in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say two people have been injured in early-morning shootings. Police say they were called around 3 a.m. Saturday to the 2900 block of W. Lanvale Street for a report…

  • Man sentenced to 81 years for attacking 98-year-old woman

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A 51-year-old man has been sentenced to 81 years in prison for attacking a 98-year-old woman in her Rodgers Forge home. Paul Earnest Howard Jr. was convicted in April of assault,…

  • News media oppose gag order in Baltimore’s Freddie Gray case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Associated Press and 18 other news organizations are opposing prosecutors’ request for a gag order in the case against six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray. The…

  • Baltimore repeat sex offender sentenced to 30 years

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say a man they say is a serial rapist has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office says 37-year-old Nelson Bernard Clifford was sentenced Thursday…

  • Baltimore gets bloodier as arrests drop post-Freddie Gray

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore’s 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city’s deadliest in 15 years. The most…

  • Freddie Gray activists plan protest at O’Malley announcement

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Some Baltimore police accountability activists say they’ll protest former Gov. Martin O’Malley’s announcement of a possible presidential bid in the city Saturday morning. Duane Davis of Baltimore Bloc said Thursday that police…

  • Lineman who survived heatstroke sues school to rejoin team

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A former Towson University football player, who suffered a near fatal heatstroke two years ago, has sued the university after being told he wouldn’t be able to rejoin the team. According…

  • Police: Woman, boy found shot to death in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say they found a woman and a boy around 8 years old shot to death in southwest Baltimore. They say the 31-year-old woman and the young boy were shot in the…

  • 2 sentenced in theft of $1M in nickel briquettes

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Two men have been sentenced in the theft of $1 million in nickel briquettes which were imported through the Port of Baltimore. Fifty-three-year-old Gregg Lee Purbaugh of Baltimore was sentenced to 18…

  • 6 Baltimore officers charged in death seek to move trial

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Attorneys for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are asking a judge to move their case out of Baltimore, arguing it will be impossible to select an…

  • Police: Dozens shot, 8 killed in separate shootings

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore city police said dozens of people have been shot and at least eight killed in a series of separate weekend shootings. WBAL-TV (http://bit.ly/1BmU9W4) reports that a man and woman were shot…

  • Protesters block highway ramp into Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters opposed to a new youth detention center slowed traffic along Interstate 95 through Baltimore as they stopped traffic on a major gateway into the city during the morning rush. Maryland Transportation…

  • Authorities: 12-year-old Maryland girl stabbed sister

    EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old girl stabbed her 14-year-old sister in Edgewood. WBAL-TV (http://bit.ly/1HHk7eu ) reports deputies are investigating the stabbing, which happened Sunday afternoon. The victim, who was stabbed once, was…

  • Deadly weekend in Baltimore, dozens shot

    WASHINGTON – Violence rocked the streets of Baltimore this holiday weekend leaving 27 people shot, including several who were killed. The latest slayings make May the deadliest month in the city since 1999, The Baltimore…