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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...

Information center opens to help Baltimore flooding victims

Aug. 15, 2019 5:08 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore have opened an information center for residents and business owners affected by a severe rainstorm last week. Staff at the disaster relief center that opened Wednesday will help people determine whether they are eligible for any assistance. A storm on Aug. 6 dropped...

Baltimore man convicted in fatal shooting of 7-year-old girl

Aug. 15, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the death of a 7-year-old girl who was shot to death last summer while riding in a car with a gun and drugs. News outlets report 30-year-old Keon Gray also was convicted Wednesday of charges including first-degree assault on...