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Police say video shows assault on Baltimore officer

Jan. 18, 2020 2:42 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials said Saturday they arrested one person and were looking for others after a video on social media showed a group of people assaulting a police officer as he tried to make an arrest. Police Commissioner Michael Harrison said in a statement that the incident began...

In this Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 photo, Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) gets a crown from fan Mohammed Khan after the team's 28-12 win over the Baltimore Ravens in an NFL Divisional Playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md. (Ricky Rogers/The Tennessean via AP)

Meet the Titans fan who crowned Derrick Henry

Jan. 18, 2020 8:40 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mohammed Khan saw Derrick Henry running toward him, slapping high fives to Titans fans in the front row of M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Saturday night (Jan. 11). In Khan's hands: a party crown purchased on Amazon for $8 that he had worn during the Titans' 28-12 win over the Ravens....

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh reacts after a Ravens fumble recovered by the Tennessee Titanson during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Harbaugh expects Ravens to add talent, mature and improve

Jan. 17, 2020 3:53 PM EST

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — John Harbaugh believes the Ravens have all the ingredients in place to make a Super Bowl run next season. That hasn't made it any easier for Baltimore's coach to cope with the abrupt fashion in which this season ended. The Ravens brought a 14-2 record and a 12-game winning streak...

Baltimore Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, left, is joined by Maya Rockeymoore Cummings and other family of the late Congressman Elijah E. Cummings as he unveils a rendering of the plaque honoring Cummings' legacy, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020 in Baltimore. The bronzed plaque is currently under design and will adorn the city's East Courthouse Building, and courthouse will be named after the late congressman. Mayor Young also proclaimed Jan. 18, the congressman's birthday, as Elijah E. Cummings Day in Baltimore. (Lloyd Fox/The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Courthouse to be named after late US Rep. Elijah Cummings

Jan. 17, 2020 1:44 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The city of Baltimore will formally name a courthouse after the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings in the first half of 2020. Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young on Friday unveiled the renderings of the bronze plaques that will be affixed to the building's exterior. One includes an...

FILE - In this March 1, 2008 file photo, former Rep. Kweisi Mfume talks to volunteers as they prepare to canvas Cincinnati neighborhoods for Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., in Cincinnati. As the former NAACP leader seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, The Baltimore Sun reports that records show he left the civil rights organization amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman, File)

Records: Congress candidate Mfume left NAACP under a cloud

Jan. 17, 2020 12:16 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — As former NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume seeks to regain a congressional seat he once held, The Baltimore Sun reports that records show he left the civil rights organization amid concerns about sexual harassment and other issues. The newspaper found records showing the group's executive...

FILE - This Dec. 4, 2008 file photo shows the exterior of the Poe house and Museum, a historic landmark in Baltimore. A national association representing libraries is honoring the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum. A division of the American Library Association has added the Poe house to its national registry of Literary Landmarks. The museum will host a dedication ceremony on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, which coincides with the celebration of the 211th anniversary of Poe's birth. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)

Edgar Allan Poe house in Baltimore named literary landmark

Jan. 16, 2020 5:03 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A national association representing libraries is honoring the Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum in Baltimore. A division of the American Library Association has added the Poe house to its national registry of Literary Landmarks. The museum will host a dedication ceremony on Sunday, which...

Baltimore detective accused of planting gun, false testimony

Jan. 16, 2020 4:55 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal authorities have charged another Baltimore police detective in connection with allegations of corruption in a rogue unit. A five-count indictment against 43-year-old Robert Hankard was unsealed Wednesday. The office of the U.S. Attorney in Maryland said Hankard has been charged...

Medical examiner is investigating fan's fall at Ravens game

Jan. 15, 2020 10:10 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore medical examiner’s office is investigating the death of a Baltimore Ravens fan who slipped in the team's stadium. The Baltimore Sun reported Wednesday that medical examiners are reviewing the circumstances of the incident. They've also taken tests of the man's...

Baltimore man sentenced in attack on pregnant girlfriend

Jan. 15, 2020 7:44 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man convicted of assaulting his 7-months-pregnant girlfriend, killing the fetus in the process, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Rodney Harris, 27, was sentenced for first-degree assault and involuntary manslaughter Tuesday, the Baltimore City State’s...

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan outlines his budget proposal for the next fiscal year during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 in Annapolis, Maryland. Hogan noted that his budget plan includes new money to fight violent crime. The Republican governor also highlighted education funding and plans to fully fund Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts. Keiffer Mitchell, Hogan's chief legislative officer is standing left. David Brinkley, Hogan's budget chief, is standing right. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)

Hogan highlights crime-fighting and education in budget

Jan. 14, 2020 2:06 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan highlighted initiatives to fight violent crime in Baltimore, improve education statewide and protect the environment Tuesday in his budget plan for the next fiscal year. Hogan, a Republican, referenced a violent weekend in Maryland's largest city in calling...