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The Latest: Rams' Gurley tops 200 yards rushing at Denver

Oct. 14, 2018 7:11 PM EDT

The Latest on the NFL's Week 6 (all times EDT): 7:05 p.m. Rams running back Todd Gurley II is having quite a game in the cold weather, eclipsing the 200-yard rushing mark midway through the fourth quarter at Denver. Gurley has scored two touchdowns. The previous career-high for Gurley was 159 yards rushing on...

Jacket from the 'The Wire' sold at auction to a McNulty

Oct. 13, 2018 8:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A jacket worn by fictional detective Jimmy McNulty in the popular HBO television series "The Wire" has been sold at auction to a real-life McNulty. The Baltimore Sun reports that a blue jacket worn by actor Dominic West was sold for $3,350 Saturday at the Thomas Johnson Elementary Middle...

7 Baltimore officers investigated in corruption case

Oct. 11, 2018 1:00 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Seven Baltimore police officers are under internal investigation in connection with a corrupt task force whose exposure has roiled the troubled department. According to a report in The Baltimore Sun, internal affairs commander Lt. Col. LaTonya Lewis told City Council members Wednesday few...

Face of Baltimore police since 2015 riots resigns

Oct. 10, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The chief spokesman of Baltimore's deeply troubled police department resigned Wednesday, saying there's been a long-term "systematic failure" of policing in the city, among other ills. T.J. Smith, the face of Baltimore policing at news conferences and crime scene investigations, announced...

Tough for Ravens' Flacco to win when pass-count reaches 49

Oct. 10, 2018 3:29 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — In the pass-happy NFL, there seems to be no limit to the amount of throws it takes to pull out a victory. For Joe Flacco, however, the ceiling appears to be 48. Flacco threw 56 passes last Sunday in the Baltimore Ravens' 12-9 overtime loss to Cleveland. Flacco put the ball in the...

Ravens looking to avoid mistakes that led to playoff drought

Oct. 8, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore safety Eric Weddle proudly proclaimed this wasn't the same Ravens team following a spirited victory over the Broncos in Week 3. He might have spoken too soon. The Ravens (3-2) have dropped out of first place in the AFC North following their 12-9 overtime loss to the...

Correction: Funeral Homes-Naloxone-Maryland story

Oct. 8, 2018 2:57 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In a story Oct. 6 about funeral homes stocking overdose medicine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that skin contact with certain opioids such as fentanyl or carfentanil in doses the size of a grain of salt can be deadly. The federal Office of National Drug Control Policy advises...

Johns Hopkins to name new building after Henrietta Lacks

Oct. 8, 2018 1:02 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University and the family of Henrietta Lacks say a new building on the school's campus in East Baltimore will be named after the woman whose cells were taken without her consent and widely used in revolutionary research. News outlets report the building will support programs...

Officers in Freddie Gray case appeal claim to Supreme Court

Oct. 8, 2018 7:15 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Five of the police officers charged in the death of a black man who suffered a fatal spine injury while in custody are appealing a lawsuit against Baltimore's top prosecutor. The Daily Record reports that the appeal filed Thursday follows a May decision by a Richmond, Virginia-based...

Former bishop who killed cyclist requests reduced sentence

Oct. 6, 2018 7:30 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Episcopal bishop who was drunk when she fatally struck a bicyclist with her vehicle has asked a Baltimore judge to reduce her prison sentence. The Baltimore Sun reported Thursday that Heather Cook could be out of prison next month if the judge approves her request. Cook asked...