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Girl, 15, shot and killed by boy, 9, playing with loaded gun

Aug. 07, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A 15-year-old girl was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old boy who was playing with a loaded gun, Baltimore police said Sunday. The girl was playing on her front porch Saturday night in West Baltimore’s Edmondson Village when she was shot in the head,...

Pirates get rare win at Camden Yards, 8-1 over Orioles

Aug. 07, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bryse Wilson pitched effectively into the sixth inning, Ke'Bryan Hayes homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped Baltimore's five-game winning streak Sunday with an 8-1 victory over the Orioles. The Pirates also ended their own nine-game skid at Camden Yards,...

Orioles manager Brandon Hyde ejected against Pirates

Aug. 07, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles manager Brandon Hyde has been ejected from Sunday's game against Pittsburgh. Hyde was tossed after he came out to talk to umpires about a replay review that awarded the Pirates a run in the seventh inning. Greg Allen initially was called out on a play at...

‘Something beautiful’: Husband, wife paint Cumberland mural

Aug. 07, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — The Cumberland area before development is featured in a mural currently being painted downtown by a husband and wife team. The art is located on the outdoor wall of Allegany Pawn at the corner of Centre Street and the downtown pedestrian mall in an area used...

Hitler's watch sells at Maryland auction for $1.1 million

Aug. 07, 2022 08:37 AM EDT

CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland auction house has sold a wristwatch that once belonged to Adolf Hitler for $1.1 million. Alexander Historical Auctions in Chesapeake City had estimated the value between $2 and $4 million, describing the watch as a “World War II relic of...

Orioles run winning streak to 5 with 6-3 win over Pirates

Aug. 06, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ryan McKenna hit a two-run double in the fifth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles won their fifth straight game, 6-3 over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. The Orioles celebrated the 30th anniversary of Camden Yards with a pregame ceremony that included Hall of...

Man arrested on hate crime charges in church vandalism

Aug. 06, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

ANNE ARUNDEL, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland have arrested a 66-year-old man on multiple hate crimes charges after racist graffiti was discovered at a church in Anne Arundel County. The Capital newspaper reports that the graffiti discovered at Kingdom Celebration Center Wednesday...

Officer once charged in Freddie Gray case gets promoted

Aug. 06, 2022 15:30 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — One of the six police officers who faced charges in the 2015 deadly arrest of Freddie Gray has been promoted from lieutenant to captain. The Baltimore Sun reports that Alicia White will serve as captain of the department’s Performance Standards Section, which...

Camp’s reopening helps families, campers with disabilities

Aug. 06, 2022 09:08 AM EDT

SABILLASVILLE, Md. (AP) — In the depths of Catoctin Mountain Park, a mile from Camp David, 19-year-old Melita Bell was overwhelmed. She had been working at Camp Greentop, a summer camp for people with disabilities, for just a week and didn’t think she could keep going. “I was...

Orioles hold off Pirates 1-0 for 4th straight victory

Aug. 06, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Dean Kremer took a shutout into the seventh inning before eventually giving way to the Baltimore bullpen. This season, that must be a pretty comfortable feeling. “It's been fun to watch them all season," Kremer said. “They've got a little bit of...