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Red Sox use late rally, big 10th inning to beat Orioles 8-6

Jun. 16, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A comeback victory in a game that appeared to be lost enabled the Boston Red Sox to stroll out of Camden Yards feeling quite satisfied about where they stand at this point in the season. Rafael Devers led off the 10th inning with a home run after Marco Hernandez tied it with a solo shot in...

Maryland police charge man with impersonating officer

Jun. 16, 2019 11:25 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland authorities have arrested a Virginia man who they say was impersonating an officer with a uniform, gun and flashing lights to attempt an illegal traffic stop. The Maryland State Police issued a news release saying the arrest happened Saturday night on I-695 in the Baltimore area....

Sale strikes out 10, leading Red Sox past Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. Sale (3-7) gave up two runs, six hits and a walk. Both runs came in the sixth, after the left-hander extended his...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After getting off to a miserable start, Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox are beginning to perform to their usual high standard. Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. The...

Police investigate self-inflicted gunshot wound on bus

Jun. 15, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say a teen wounded aboard a Baltimore-area bus appears to have accidentally shot himself. Police say they responded late Friday night to a report of a shooting downtown. Officers found a 16-year-old boy with a wound to his leg. Investigators believe he was riding an MTA bus when he...

A glimpse into a tradition celebrated in Latino communities

Jun. 15, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — From the moment Daniela Rodriguez-Islas stepped out of the limousine one Saturday afternoon in May, she garnered glances from passersby. Wearing a sparkling tiara and a luminous lavender gown, embellished with jewels and beads, she walked through Federal Hill Park with her entourage of...

Martinez hits 2 of Boston's 6 HRs in 13-2 rout of Orioles

Jun. 14, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Just ahead of the summer heat, the Boston Red Sox are warming up to the idea of bashing their way into contention for another trip to the playoffs. J.D. Martinez hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs , and the Red Sox staged another impressive power display at the expense of the...

Police: Footage shows wrongful arrest of Baltimore passerby

Jun. 14, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police on Friday released body camera footage showing a veteran officer chasing down and arresting a pedestrian who criticized his behavior, an incident that the city's top cop says illustrates a "horrible culture" within the force that's struggling to comply with federally...

Maryland official says Baltimore resisted help after hack

Jun. 14, 2019 1:22 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland information technology official says Baltimore leaders resisted accepting help from the state for about a week after the city's computer servers were hacked. The Baltimore Sun reports it obtained a transcript from a May 22 cybersecurity meeting where Maryland Chief Information...

Bishops OK anti-abuse steps, but skeptics seek tougher moves

Jun. 14, 2019 8:46 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Under intense public pressure, the nation's Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and others say the moves leave the bishops in charge of policing themselves and potentially keep law enforcement at arm's...