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Kennedy scores 31 to lead UMBC over NJIT 73-69

Jan. 26, 2022 21:50 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Keondre Kennedy had a career-high 31 points as Maryland-Baltimore County narrowly beat NJIT 73-69 on Wednesday night. Kennedy shot 12 for 16 from the field. He added seven rebounds. L.J. Owens had 13 points for Maryland-Baltimore County (8-10, 3-4...

Ravens' Levine announces retirement, to take coaching role

Jan. 26, 2022 17:00 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Levine announced his retirement Wednesday after a decade with the Baltimore Ravens. The team said Levine will transition into a scouting and coaching role for the Ravens in 2022. Levine played defensive back and linebacker and was a...

‘Healthy Holly’ mayor moves from prison to local supervision

Jan. 26, 2022 13:41 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Baltimore mayor serving a three-year sentence for a self-dealing scandal over children's books has left an Alabama federal prison for community confinement in the Baltimore area, the Bureau of Prisons confirmed Wednesday. Catherine Pugh, 71, transferred...

Chief: Firefighter in fiery home collapse in fair condition

Jan. 25, 2022 14:09 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore firefighter who survived the collapse of a burning vacant home that killed three colleagues was upgraded to fair condition Tuesday as his fire chief reported him to be conscious and alert. Fire Chief Niles Ford said the four firefighters were battling...

Restaurant manager, delivery worker slain in 2 shootings

Jan. 25, 2022 09:05 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The general manager of a restaurant in Baltimore’s Little Italy was killed in Fells Point early Monday and a woman delivering food was fatally shot hours later in northeast Baltimore during a robbery, police said. Chesley Patterson, 44, was shot around midnight...

Chief: 3 Baltimore firefighters killed in vacant home blaze

Jan. 24, 2022 19:29 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three Baltimore firefighters were killed and a fourth was injured when part of a vacant home collapsed while they were battling a blaze early Monday, the city's fire chief said. The Baltimore City Fire Department said in a tweet that firefighters were responding...

Md. police: 1 killed in collision between SUV and sweeper

Jan. 23, 2022 13:27 PM EST

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A sport-utility vehicle driver was killed this weekend on a Maryland road when his vehicle collided with a street sweeper, police said. Dennis L. Johnson Jr., 52, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, which happened early Saturday just after midnight on...

New historical museum will tell the story of East Baltimore

Jan. 23, 2022 09:04 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The old black-and-white photo shot sometime in the 1930s depicts dozens of children crammed shoulder to shoulder on top of an outdoor raised platform that served as a public bath. The youngsters’ arms are raised skyward, and they are getting drenched from five...

Maryland sues Baltimore over wastewater plant discharges

Jan. 22, 2022 16:39 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The state of Maryland has sued Baltimore over what is considers excessive pollution discharges from a pair of wastewater treatment plants, saying repeated issues stand to upset efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay over the next few years. The lawsuit, filed in...

Report: Homicide ranks high among Baltimore child fatalities

Jan. 22, 2022 13:36 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Homicide was the leading cause of “unexpected or unusual” death for children in Maryland’s largest city in recent years, according to a Baltimore government report. Of the 208 such deaths among children under age 18 in the city for a five-year period ending...