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A Baltimore man died after being sedated and restrained by medics. His mom wants answers

Jul. 16, 2024 00:10 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — When Trea Ellinger left a Baltimore drug rehab facility last summer, he assured his anxious mother that everything was fine. He had his medications and was planning to meet up with his girlfriend. By the following afternoon, he was dead — not from the violence...

Baltimore officials sue to block 'baby bonus' initiative that would give new parents $1,000

Jul. 15, 2024 15:52 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s mayor and city council have filed a lawsuit seeking to stop a proposal that would let voters decide whether to give all new parents a one-time $1,000 “baby bonus” meant to help alleviate childhood poverty from birth. The complaint was filed...

Jacoby Jones, a star of Baltimore's most recent Super Bowl title run, has died at age 40

Jul. 14, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former NFL receiver Jacoby Jones, whose 108-yard kickoff return in 2013 remains the longest touchdown in Super Bowl history, has died. He was 40. The Houston Texans, Jones' team for the first five seasons of his career, announced his death on Sunday. In a statement...

Judge hits 33rd homer, benches clear in 9th as Yankees top Orioles 4-1 to trim AL East lead to 1

Jul. 12, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his 33rd homer for his first RBI in over a week, and the New York Yankees took the opener of their three-game set with AL East-leading Baltimore, beating the Orioles 4-1 on Friday night. Benches cleared and there was some pushing and shoving in the...

Orioles' Gunnar Henderson projected to top pre-arbitration bonus pool at $1.3 million

Jul. 11, 2024 18:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore shortstop Gunnar Henderson is projected to receive the largest amount from this season’s $50 million pre-arbitration bonus pool based on his regular-season statistics. Henderson is on track to get $1,325,021, according to WAR calculations through July 7...

Baltimore bridge collapse survivor recounts fighting for his life

Jul. 11, 2024 16:38 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The only person who survived falling from Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge during its catastrophic collapse says he watched in horror as his coworkers, friends and relatives plunged to their deaths. In an exclusive interview with NBC News that aired Wednesday...

Alonso to compete in 5th Home Run Derby, joins Witt, Henderson, Bohm, Ozuna in July 15 field

Jul. 08, 2024 21:11 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pete Alonso will participate in his fifth straight Home Run Derby, with the New York Mets first baseman trying to win for the third time. Kansas City's Bobby Witt Jr., Baltimore’s Gunnar Henderson, Philadelphia’s Alec Bohm and Atlanta's Marcell Ozuna also have...

New parents in Baltimore could get a $1,000 'baby bonus' under a proposal to fight child poverty

Jul. 08, 2024 14:36 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — New parents in Baltimore could receive a $1,000 “baby bonus” if voters approve a proposal that aims to help reduce childhood poverty from birth with a modest one-time cash payment. A group of Baltimore teachers is behind the effort. Organizers recently secured...

SS Corey Seager out of Texas lineup again since getting hit on wrist, 3B Josh Jung's rehab stalled

Jul. 02, 2024 21:12 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers shortstop Corey Seager was out of the lineup for the second straight game Tuesday night since getting hit by a pitch on his left wrist. Manager Bruce Bochy said Seager took some swings before the series opener at home against San Diego, and...

It's time to dole out a few unconventional midseason baseball awards

Jul. 01, 2024 11:11 AM EDT

The major league season has passed its halfway point — in terms of games, not the All-Star break — so award speculation is going to heat up. First-half MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year talk will be plentiful. Here's another collection of slightly less formal midseason awards:...