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Off-duty, retired, police shoot man who tried to rob them

Aug. 25, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Police say an off-duty Baltimore school police officer and a retired corrections officer have fatally shot a man who tried to rob them at gunpoint. It happened late Saturday night in Baltimore. Police say both men drew their concealed guns and began firing at the suspect, striking him...

Transgender inmate hopes for release into an accepting world

Aug. 25, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

TROY, Va. (AP) — Of the six gunshots Toni Nanette Hartlove fired inside her Hopewell apartment on New Year's Day 1999, three hit her husband. Sentenced to 33 years for murder, Hartlove was locked up in the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women where she remains today, unique among Virginia's 30,000 prison...

Alvarado suspects injury after Rays' 7-1 loss to Orioles

Aug. 24, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Starting for the first time in his career did nothing to turn around a sub-standard season for Tampa Bay left-hander José Alvarado. Maybe a doctor's exam will provide answers why the hard-throwing reliever has lost his effectiveness. Alvarado retired only one batter before being...

Baltimore mayor and governor discuss efforts to fight crime

Aug. 24, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's governor and Baltimore's mayor are looking at ways for the state and the city to work better together to fight rising crime. The Baltimore Sun reports Gov. Larry Hogan and Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young met for more than an hour Friday with the city's police commissioner. Hogan,...

Meadows slam, Richards' gem carry Rays past Orioles 7-1

Aug. 24, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Clutch hitting. Strong starting pitching. Road wins. Those are marks of a playoff contender, and the Tampa Bay Rays appear poised to benefit from each facet as they strive to reach the postseason for the first time since 2013. Austin Meadows hit his first career grand slam to cap a...

Orioles GM Elias fires 11 scouts, front-office workers

Aug. 23, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a team in the early stages of a major rebuild. Elias announced the personnel moves Friday. The rookie GM would not reveal the names of those people...

Baltimore Fire to dispatch fewer responders to fire alarms

Aug. 23, 2019 8:11 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Fire officials say they plan to dispatch fewer firefighters to initial fire alarms, as departments see the number of medical emergency calls rise above those of fires. A Wednesday memo stated three engines, one truck and one battalion chief will respond to alarms starting Sept....

Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays

Aug. 23, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For a while, there's been no doubt the Baltimore Orioles would set a dubious record for the most home runs allowed in a season. It was just a matter of where and when. And that came early Thursday night when Tampa Bay's Austin Meadows sent a drive sailing over the right field scoreboard at...

Orioles surrender record 259th homer with 34 games left

Aug. 22, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles have set a major league record by allowing their 259th home run this season, breaking a tie with the 2016 Cincinnati Reds with 34 games remaining. Baltimore right-hander Asher Wojciechowski surrendered a solo shot to Tampa Bay's Austin Meadows in the third inning Thursday night...

NFL 2019: Ravens hope Jackson, run game and defense can win

Aug. 22, 2019 4:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — In an NFL landscape filled with strong-armed quarterbacks and high-scoring games, the Baltimore Ravens are kicking it old school. Combining a slick-footed quarterback with an aggressive defense and the most accurate placekicker in NFL history, the Ravens intend to win by running the ball...