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Labor groups rally against medical debt lawsuits

Jul. 20, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Labor groups have held a rally at Johns Hopkins Hospital to urge hospital officials not to sue low-income patients for medical debt and to let nurses unionize Labor leaders spoke from a stage on a hot July afternoon Saturday in Baltimore near the hospital. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka...

Baltimore deputy commissioner and wife robbed at gunpoint

Jul. 20, 2019 5:49 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say one of Baltimore's newest deputy police commissioners and his wife were robbed at gunpoint. The Baltimore Sun reports that Deputy Commissioner Daniel Murphy and his wife were approached by four men in an SUV at about 9 p.m. Friday near Patterson Park. Police say the men...

Orioles hit 2 HRs off Price, cruise past Red Sox 11-2

Jul. 19, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — David Price was clearly uncomfortable on the mound, and it had nothing to with the sweltering conditions at swampy Camden Yards. Price had owned the Baltimore Orioles for most of his career, yet the five-time All-Star just wasn't himself this time against the team with the worst record in...

Maryland transit agency facing $2B shortfall in next decade

Jul. 19, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A report from the Maryland Transit Administration says it's facing a funding shortfall of more than $2 billion over the next decade. The Baltimore Sun says the first Capital Needs Inventory says the report also identifies $5.7 billion in necessary spending between now and 2028. Of that...

Eovaldi expected to rejoin Boston bullpen Saturday

Jul. 19, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi is poised to return to the Boston pitching staff as a reliever after missing three months with an elbow injury. The right-hander passed his final test Thursday, striking out the side in a one-inning rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket. Barring any setback, Eovaldi will...

Ex-NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for stolen documents

Jul. 19, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former National Security Agency contractor who stored two decades' worth of classified documents at his Maryland home was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison. Harold Martin, 54, apologized to the federal judge who sentenced him for a theft that prosecutors have called "breathtaking"...

Wall partially collapses at Baltimore apartment complex

Jul. 18, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Fire officials in Maryland say a wall at a building at an apartment complex partially collapsed after a lightning strike during a storm. News outlets report the Baltimore County Fire Department says the wall collapsed Wednesday night at an apartment complex in Owings Mills, adding...

ICE explores opening new detention center in Maryland

Jul. 18, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. immigration officials are considering opening a detention center in Maryland that could house hundreds of men and women. The Baltimore Sun reported Thursday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement advertised on a federal contracts forum to seek potential locations. A new facility...

ATF offers $5,000 for leads on Morgan State student slaying

Jul. 18, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities in Baltimore are offering $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of two suspects in the slaying of a Morgan State University student during a botched robbery. News outlets report Baltimore's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering the reward in...

$3.2M award, cut costs may not save Baltimore Symphony

Jul. 18, 2019 6:41 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — An audit says a possible infusion of $3.2 million in state funds and savings from a shortened season may not be enough to save the cash-strapped Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The Baltimore Sun reports the SC&H Group audit released Tuesday says both methods would only temporarily help...