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Baltimore teen gets life in prison in police officer slaying

Aug. 21, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A Baltimore teenager was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday, more than a year after he accelerated a stolen Jeep and fatally struck a Maryland police officer in a suburban cul-de-sac. Dawnta Harris, 17, was tried as an adult earlier this year and convicted of felony murder in the...

Alberto HR gives Orioles 4-1 win over Royals, ending skid

Aug. 20, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It had been a while since the Baltimore Orioles celebrated a victory, so forgive them for getting carried away after finally nabbing their 40th win of a very long season. Rookie Hunter Harvey got a ride in a laundry cart and wheeled into the shower, where he got drenched in the wake of his...

Baltimore to get more than $1M for park projects

Aug. 20, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore will get more than $1 million of state money for park projects that had been withheld in error. The Baltimore Sun reports Gov. Larry Hogan held the money up in error as part of a budget dispute with state lawmakers. The money was included as part of about $245 million that had...

Dini's first MLB HR carries Royals past skidding Orioles 5-4

Aug. 19, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — To most of the 11,659 fans in attendance and the rest of the baseball world, it was little more than a meaningless game between two teams long out of contention. For Nick Dini, his family and friends, it was an unforgettable experience. Dini hit his first major league homer in the seventh...

Correction: Gun Safety Rally story

Aug. 19, 2019 10:34 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In a story Aug. 17 about a gun safety rally, The Associated Press reported the wrong spelling of the first name of the Baltimore City Council president. His name is Brandon Scott. A corrected version of the story is below: Advocates for gun safety to rally in Baltimore Advocates for gun...

Ravens' Tavon Young weighing options with neck injury

Aug. 17, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tavon Young is still weighing his options with his recent neck injury, coach John Harbaugh said Saturday. Young, who signed a three-year, $25.8 million contract extension in February, suffered the injury during practice and he did not play in the second...

Roller skating evolves into dance, acrobatics, a lifestyle

Aug. 17, 2019 9:17 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Every Thursday night at the Neville Roller Drome, the Steel City Rollers and other skaters flow out on the floor, some of them performing dance moves, others practicing in a synchronized line. The 14-member group of African American skaters is a vibrant part of a disappearing pastime....

Data confirms growing dead zone in Chesapeake Bay

Aug. 16, 2019 8:14 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland scientists have been warning of a growing "dead zone" in the Chesapeake Bay. Now the numbers are in, confirming their dire warnings were correct. Natural Resources Department data shows an area with little to no oxygen spread to 2 cubic miles (8 cubic kilometers) by late...

Jackson sharp, Rodgers sits and Ravens beat Packers 26-13

Aug. 15, 2019 11:53 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It didn't matter that it was merely a preseason game, or that the Green Bay Packers were chasing him, or that his health is of the utmost importance to the Baltimore Ravens. Given the opportunity to run, Lamar Jackson couldn't resist. Jackson juked and hopped during an impressive...

Jackson looks sharp, Rodgers sits as Ravens beat Packers

Aug. 15, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lamar Jackson directed two scoring drives during a limited appearance, had an impressive touchdown run erased by a penalty and sparked the Baltimore Ravens to a 26-13 victory over the Green Bay Packers, who played Thursday night without quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers developed back...