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Three arrested in alleged assault on Baltimore policeman

Jan. 20, 2020 3:14 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say three suspects have been arrested in connection with an assault on a Baltimore police officer. Officials say 20-year-old Donnell Burgess was arrested Sunday and charged with assault on a police officer and resisting arrest. A 17-year-old boy has been charged as a juvenile...

Civil rights activist tweet: Was asked to give up train seat

Jan. 19, 2020 6:30 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Amtrak has apologized to civil rights attorney Sherrilyn Ifill after she said she was asked to give up her seat on a train at the start of Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. Ifill described the incident — which sparked outrage from observers who drew comparisons of the indignities...

Maryland Senator's portrait becomes a 1st for state chamber

Jan. 19, 2020 9:00 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In 1962, Verda Freeman Welcome was a civil rights pioneer, a teacher and the first black woman in the country elected to a state senate. On Jan. 13, she became the first black person to have a portrait hung in a chamber of the Maryland State House. Her likeness replaced a 115-year-old...

Police say video shows assault on Baltimore officer

Jan. 18, 2020 2:42 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials said Saturday they arrested one person and were looking for others after a video on social media showed a group of people assaulting a police officer as he tried to make an arrest. Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said in a statement that the incident began...

In this Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 photo, Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) gets a crown from fan Mohammed Khan after the team's 28-12 win over the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL Divisional Playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md. (Ricky Rogers/The Tennessean via AP)

Meet the Titans fan who crowned Derrick Henry

Jan. 18, 2020 8:40 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mohammed Khan saw Derrick Henry running toward him, slapping high fives to Titans fans in the front row of M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Saturday night (Jan. 11). In Khan's hands: a party crown purchased on Amazon for $8 that he had worn during the Titans' 28-12 win over the Ravens....

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh reacts after a Ravens fumble recovered by the Tennessee Titanson during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Harbaugh expects Ravens to add talent, mature and improve

Jan. 17, 2020 3:53 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — John Harbaugh believes the Ravens have all the ingredients in place to make a Super Bowl run next season. That hasn't made it any easier for Baltimore's coach to cope with the abrupt fashion in which this season ended. The Ravens brought a 14-2 record and a 12-game winning streak...

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, left, is joined by Maya Rockeymoore Cummings and other family of the late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings as he unveils a rendering of the plaque honoring Cummings' legacy, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 in Baltimore. The bronzed plaque is currently under design and will adorn the city's East Courthouse Building, and courthouse will be named after the late congressman. Mayor Young also proclaimed Jan. 18, the congressman's birthday, as Elijah E. Cummings Day in Baltimore. (Lloyd Fox/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Courthouse to be named after late US Rep. Elijah Cummings

Jan. 17, 2020 1:44 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore will formally name a courthouse after the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings in the first half of 2020. Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young on Friday unveiled the renderings of the bronze plaques that will be affixed to the building's exterior. One includes an...

FILE - In this March 1, 2008 file photo, former Rep. Kweisi Mfume talks to volunteers as they prepare to canvas Cincinnati neighborhoods for Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., in Cincinnati. As the former NAACP leader seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, The Baltimore Sun reports that records show he left the civil rights organization amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)

Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloud

Jan. 17, 2020 12:16 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — As former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, The Baltimore Sun reports that records show he left the civil rights organization amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues. The newspaper found records showing the group's executive...

FILE - This Dec. 4, 2008 file photo shows the exterior of the Poe house and Museum, a historic landmark in Baltimore. A national association representing libraries is honoring the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum. A division of the American Library Association has added the Poe house to its national registry of Literary Landmarks. The museum will host a dedication ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, which coincides with the celebration of the 211th anniversary of Poe's birth. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)

Edgar Allan Poe house in Baltimore named literary landmark

Jan. 16, 2020 5:03 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A national association representing libraries is honoring the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore. A division of the American Library Association has added the Poe house to its national registry of Literary Landmarks. The museum will host a dedication ceremony on Sunday, which...

Baltimore detective accused of planting gun, false testimony

Jan. 16, 2020 4:55 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal authorities have charged another Baltimore police detective in connection with allegations of corruption in a rogue unit. A five-count indictment against 43-year-old Robert Hankard was unsealed Wednesday. The office of the U.S. Attorney in Maryland said Hankard has been charged...