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Maryland highway worker killed in excavator accident

Jun. 13, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (AP) — A truck driver for the Maryland State Highway Administration has died after he was pinned against his own trailer. Maryland State Police say the accident occurred around noon Saturday on the Arundel Expressway in Glen Burnie. ...

Baltimore food personality becomes Netflix star on new show

Jun. 13, 2021 09:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — You have probably seen Tim Chin or one of his photographs of delectable, decadent food somewhere in Baltimore — from the LED Art Billboard near Pennsylvania Station to Visit Baltimore campaigns throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Netflix found out about him,...

Standoff temporarily shuts down Baltimore airport garage

Jun. 12, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — An standoff with an armed suspect kept a garage at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport shut down for hours before authorities said he died of a self-inflicted gunshot. The standoff occurred Friday. News outlets report that the...

MS-13 gang members sentenced to life for 2019 murder

Jun. 11, 2021 08:46 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Two reported members of the MS-13 gang have been sentenced to life without parole for their roles in the murder of a man believed to have been a member of a rival gang, the state’s attorney office for Baltimore County said. Hugo Portillo Chavez, 33,...

Orioles option OF Ryan McKenna to Triple-A Norfolk

Jun. 10, 2021 21:53 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles optioned outfielder Ryan McKenna to Triple-A Norfolk. The Orioles announced the move Thursday night, during an off day before the start of a series at Tampa Bay. McKenna has gone 8 for 41 at the plate this year...

Pillar, McKinney each homer twice as Mets rout Orioles 14-1

Jun. 09, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After a blowout win fueled largely by role players, New York Mets manager Luis Rojas took stock of his division-leading team. “You couldn't be any more proud," he said. "Every single guy that's put on the Mets' uni has just helped us along the way.”...

Mets' Alonso claims MLB manipulating baseballs to harm FAs

Jun. 09, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso accused Major League Baseball of manipulating the baseballs to harm the earning potential for star free agents and players eligible for arbitration. Alonso's comments came Wednesday before New York's game at Baltimore....

Businesses threaten to withhold taxes amid violence

Jun. 09, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — More than three dozen business owners in Fells Point are threatening to withhold tax and permit payments if Baltimore officials don’t restore “basic and essential municipal services.” News outlets report that in a letter sent Tuesday to officials...

Orioles still rolling on offense, rout Mets 10-3

Jun. 08, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Pat Valaika described his late father-in-law as one of his biggest fans — someone who would remind him how great it can be to be a major league baseball player. “He always told me I’m living the dream," Valaika said. "Sometimes I take it for...

Police: Suspected Baltimore gang leader dead after standoff

Jun. 08, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — A suspected Baltimore gang leader died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after a standoff with law enforcement Tuesday afternoon in an Atlanta suburb, authorities said. Shots were fired at U.S. marshals and police as they tried to...