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Maya Rockeymoore Cummings seeks husband's seat in Congress

Nov. 12, 2019 8:42 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland's Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband's congressional seat. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, is expected to formally announce her campaign at her Baltimore home Tuesday morning, news outlets reported. Congressman...

Ravens' new playbook a perfect fit for multifaceted Jackson

Nov. 11, 2019 6:11 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Lamar Jackson is peeling off eye-opening runs and passing to perfection, and the Baltimore Ravens are ringing up touchdowns aplenty while indiscriminately beating unbeaten and winless teams. Seems like coach John Harbaugh knew what he was doing when he rewrote the playbook this...

Catholic bishops' agenda: immigrants, gun deaths, sex abuse

Nov. 11, 2019 5:19 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — US Catholic bishops received a challenging to-do list Monday as they opened their national assembly — notably to support immigrants and refugees, extend the campaign to curtail clergy sex abuse and work harder to combat gun violence. They also were urged by Pope Francis' envoy to be...

Maryland GOPer whose posts led to Trump ire to run for House

Nov. 9, 2019 6:25 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland Republican whose social media posts about trash in Baltimore ultimately led to President Donald Trump's verbal attack of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings says she'll run for Cummings' seat. Kimberly Klacik tells The Baltimore Sun she'll file next week as a candidate for the...

Ravens LB Fort signs 2-year extension through 2021

Nov. 8, 2019 12:44 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed inside linebacker L.J. Fort to a two-year extension through 2021. Fort was signed to Baltimore's 53-man roster in late September after being released by the Eagles. He played the previous four seasons with Pittsburgh. The 29-year-old Fort was used...

Baltimore State's Attorney: Officer's death case still open

Nov. 7, 2019 3:15 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby says an investigation into the death of a police detective is still open despite the police commissioner's statement that the case is closed. The Baltimore Sun reports Marilyn Mosby made the comment Thursday but didn't answer any questions from...

Report: Baltimore officer's mysterious death was suicide

Nov. 6, 2019 7:16 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The 2017 death of a Baltimore police detective who had been due to testify about corrupt officers has been ruled a suicide. Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison told The Baltimore Sun on Wednesday nothing in the report by the Maryland State Police suggests the death of Det. Sean...

Oft-injured Ravens CB Jimmy Smith hopes to be back for good

Nov. 6, 2019 3:25 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith has worked his way back from so many injuries that he's become the resident expert on the subject in the Baltimore locker room. It's a title Smith could do without. Only twice in his nine-year NFL career has Smith played all 16 games. He's had to...

UMBC tops Valley Forge 134-46

Nov. 5, 2019 10:10 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Dimitrije Spasojevic and Nathan Johnson scored 20 points apiece as UMBC rolled past Division III visitor Valley Forge 134-46 on Tuesday night, scoring the most points in program history. The 20 points were a career high for East Carolina junior transfer Spasojevic, who made 10 of 12 shots....

Court upholds convictions of 2 corrupt Baltimore detectives

Nov. 5, 2019 5:02 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the robbery, racketeering and conspiracy convictions of two Baltimore detectives who were members of a corrupt police unit. Daniel Hersl and Marcus Taylor were each sentenced to 18 years in prison after being convicted during a 2018 trial. Both...