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  • In D.C. museum, a discourse on the black experience

    WASHINGTON — Though the building is under construction and won’t open until 2016, officials at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture are busy at work. On Saturday, museum officials held a…

  • Johns Hopkins students vote to oppose Chick-fil-A on campus

    WASHINGTON — Students at Johns Hopkins University are saying no to a Chick-fil-A on campus. The Baltimore, Maryland, school’s student government voted earlier this week to block  any effort by Chick-fil-A to open a store on campus,…

  • Man sentenced for robbing 5 cellphone stores

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A man who robbed five cellphone stores at gunpoint has been sentenced to 16 years in prison. Twenty-four-year-old Parris Chisholm of Millersville was sentenced Thursday federal court in Baltimore. According to his…

  • Man’s death after arrest exposes tensions in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The death of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man critically injured while in police custody, has sparked demonstrations across the city that touch on the fears many from his neighborhood say they feel…

  • Friends: Man’s death after arrest reveals Baltimore dynamics

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Slight and slender at just 5-feet 8-inches and 145 pounds, 25-year-old Freddie Gray was a warm, funny, generous figure in Baltimore’s predominantly poor and African American Sandtown community, his friends and relatives…

  • New plaza funded by Southwest Airlines opens in Baltimore

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A new public plaza funded by a grant from Southwest Airlines is opening in Baltimore, and the airline is expanding its grant program for public places to six new cities. Southwest’s Heart…

  • Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; 1K protest

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal spinal-cord injury under mysterious circumstances after he…

  • Names of suspended Baltimore police officers released

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police have released the names of six officers who have been suspended with pay after the death of a man who was critically injured during an arrest. Police identified the officers…

  • Baltimore on edge after arrestee’s fatal spine injury

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a “community on edge” Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. Six officers have been…

  • Jury acquits man charged with trying to rape woman, 98

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A man charged with trying to rape a 98-yar-old woman has been found not guilty of that offense. But a Baltimore County jury on Monday convicted 51-year-old Paul Earnest Howard Jr.…

  • Husband kills wife, another man, self at Pennsylvania motel

    YORK, Pa. (AP) — Police say a husband fatally shot his wife and another man before killing himself in a central Pennsylvania motel room. The York County Coroner’s Office says 35-year-old Donnell Graham shot his…

  • 3 pedestrians struck by Baltimore County police vehicle

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore County police are investigating after an officer responding to a call struck a man and woman pushing a baby stroller. Police say the officer was traveling on Security Boulevard at about…

  • Baltimore Police investigate officer-involved shooting

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Police are currently investigating a police-involved shooting that left one man injured on Saturday evening. According to WBALTV.com (http://bit.ly/1yG5SmO) shots rang out in the 2700 block of Baker Street. Police say…

  • Off-duty officer’s car taken with special needs child inside

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Police in Baltimore say an off-duty Maryland Capitol Police officer’s vehicle was stolen with his special needs child inside, and that while both the child and the vehicle have been found they’re…

  • Man sentenced to life for killing estranged wife

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man has been sentenced to life plus 10 years for killing his estranged wife and assaulting another woman in his home. Sixty-five-year-old Lukasz Szkiluk was sentenced Thursday in Baltimore City…