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Review panel votes to subpoena Baltimore police for cases

Aug. 17, 2018 9:00 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — An independent review panel has voted unanimously to subpoena the Baltimore Police Department for withheld internal affairs cases. WBAL-TV reports the Civilian Review Board voted Thursday to take the step after the city's law department advised police to withhold cases until the panel...

Baltimore police withhold internal affairs cases from panels

Aug. 16, 2018 10:29 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — An independent review panel is considering subpoenaing the Baltimore Police Department for withheld cases. Civilian Review Board chair Bridal Pearson tells The Baltimore Sun the police department's internal affairs division used to forward eight to 15 cases for review each month, but...

Plawecki's slam helps power Mets to 16-5 rout of Orioles

Aug. 15, 2018 11:59 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Mets enjoyed a memorable night in the midst of a season that's worth forgetting. Kevin Plawecki hit his first career grand slam during a nine-run sixth inning, Brandon Nimmo went 5 for 5 with three RBIs and the Mets breezed past the Baltimore Orioles 16-5 on Wednesday....

Catholic school to drop name of cardinal accused of inaction

Aug. 15, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A new Catholic school in Baltimore will no longer feature the name of a late cardinal accused of failing to act in the case of priests who abused children in Pennsylvania. Cardinal William H. Keeler had a reputation for transparency as archbishop of Baltimore, releasing in 2002 the names...

Indicted ex-officer released from jail until October trial

Aug. 15, 2018 3:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Baltimore police officer indicted on assault charges for punching a man has pleaded not guilty and been released from custody by a judge until his trial in October. The Baltimore Sun reports Arthur Williams entered his plea Wednesday to charges of first- and second-degree assault...

Davis, Jones, Beckham go deep as O's beat Mets 6-3

Aug. 14, 2018 10:52 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles haven't had many shining moments this season — except against the New York Mets. Chris Davis, Adam Jones and Tim Beckham each homered to back a strong performance by starter Andrew Cashner, and the Orioles beat New York 6-3 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game...

Baltimore police officer indicted on assault charge, after being recorded punching a man in a street confrontation

Aug. 14, 2018 3:56 PM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police officer indicted on assault charge, after being recorded punching a man in a street confrontation.

Officer recorded punching a man could face assault charge

Aug. 13, 2018 4:14 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police officer recorded while repeatedly punching a man in a street confrontation has resigned, and investigators are looking at charging him with second-degree assault, Interim Police Commissioner Gary Tuggle said Monday. Tuggle said at a news conference that the officer's use...

Sale returns, fans 12 in 5 innings, Red Sox beat Orioles 4-1

Aug. 12, 2018 5:21 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Uncomfortable watching his teammates play without him and uncertain how he would fare after spending two weeks on the disabled list, Chris Sale was both excited and curious as he prepared to pitch again for the Boston Red Sox. Turns out, Sale was just as dominant as ever — maybe...

Martinez hits 2 HRs as Red Sox beat Orioles 6-4 for sweep

Aug. 12, 2018 12:12 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After letting his teammates do the heavy lifting in the first game of a doubleheader, J.D. Martinez carried the Boston Red Sox to victory in the nightcap. Martinez hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking, two-run drive in the eighth inning, and the Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4...