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Mexican study finds Baltimore one of most violent cities in world

A study from Mexico's Citizens' Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice released this week has found Baltimore to be one of the world's most violent cities. The council viewed data from cities around the world.

Repeat dine-and-dasher to receive 5 years of free meals—in prison

Baltimore - A Baltimore man who earned notoriety at area restaurants for allegedly scarfing and skipping out on paying the tabs has been sentenced to a five year stretch of free meals — in prison.

Robert Chew, Actor on 'The Wire,' dies at 52

Baltimore - Robert Chew, a Baltimore actor best remembered for playing Proposition Joe on the HBO series "The Wire" died of a heart attack Thursday, according to his sister, Clarice Chew. He was 52.

Video: Man gets royally PWNED by 2 girls on a transit bus

Baltimore - The "golden rule" is something that can be applied anywhere you go. This includes taking public transportation such as the bus. A person didn't understand the meaning of the golden rule when harassing two female passengers.

Video: Man fined for speeding, but his car was completely stopped

Baltimore - Everyone is aware of those darn cameras, catching you speeding on a regular basis, but this owner was more than a little upset because his car was completely immobile at the time it was caught on camera.

INDYCAR: Hunter-Reay wins battle of the Ryans in Baltimore

Baltimore - California here we come. The IZOD IndyCar Series prepares for final showdown as championship chase comes to a head at the 2012 season finale in Fontana.

MLB: Blue Jays use long ball to sweep Orioles Special

Toronto - After coming off a tough 1-6 road trip and being swept in Texas, the Toronto Blue Jays showed resiliency to bounce back and take three straight from the Baltimore Orioles.

Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe Museum in peril, may close

Baltimore - The fall of the house and museum of Poe may come in 2012 due to budget cutbacks in Baltimore, but the pendulum could swing if private funds are raised.

Baltimore's Edgar Allan Poe museum could close its doors in 2012

Baltimore - Baltimore’s Edgar Allan Poe museum could close its doors next summer due to insufficient funds. The museum is running on reserve funds after the city removed it from its budget last year. The money is expected to run out as early as the summer of 2012.

Op-Ed: NFL: Ravens Show Dominance on Defense vs. Chiefs 30 – 7

Kansas City - The Chiefs who have not had a playoff game since 2006, and have not won a game since January 16, 1994 when they defeated the Houston Oilers, 28-20, in the divisional playoffs.

Museum Reviews: Baltimore Museum of Art

Baltimore - The Baltimore Museum of Art is among the finest art museums in the country, offering a wide diversity in exhibits and art styles.

Charm City, the only city that charms me Special

Baltimore - In Baltimore, Maryland there seems to be a lack of successful artists in the hip-hop or rap scene. Mario and Dru Hill are two names that made it out of Baltimore and into the mainstream music world. TRP is an up and coming hip-hop group out of Baltimore.

Study: 80% of news stories are repackaged from other sources

According to a new study by Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ), most of what the public learns still comes from traditional media outlets, especially newspapers. However, the amount of original reporting is on the decline.

Baltimore's Mayor Dixon Steps Down

Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon resigned from office amid a host of allegations and a conviction for misappropriating gift cards for the poor.

NFL: Pittsburgh Pulls Out Tight Win against Baltimore

The Pittsburgh Steelers kick a late fourth quarter field goal and the Steelers' defense holds on for a 23-20 win over Baltimore.

Edgar Allan Poe funeral set for Sunday

Considered one of the 19th century's greatest writers, Edgar Allan Poe will finally receive a funeral befitting a person of his stature.

Ringleader In Racially Charged Baltimore Bus Beating Jailed

"She could have led other students to stay on the bus. She was vice president of the student government," Circuit Judge David Young said. "In my heart, based on my belief and my experience, the next person who argues with her may be a homicide victim."

Police: Man Kills His Three Children At Baltimore Hotel

The front desk of the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards received a phone call yesterday from a guest of the hotel, who was reporting the deaths of his three children. Police allege the man, Mark Castillo, drowned his children, one at a time.

Op-Ed: Awful Orioles

My momma always said life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get. Ok, she didn't, but as a youth, she did always tell me that no matter how bad things got, they could always be worse. She was right.

Baltimore: Exempt from the Constitution?

City Council Vice President Robert W. Curran wants to give the mayor the power to put troubled neighborhoods under virtual lock-down. "Desperate measures are needed when we're in desperate situations." Curran plans to introduce the legislation next week.

How Do You Tell Your Kids About Racism?

"Mommy, what's racism?"

Adam Vinatieri kicks Colts passed Ravens

Colts move passed Ravens and into AFC championship game.

Baltimore: City Of Seafood And Edgar Allan Poe

BALTIMORE (dpa) - While Baltimore is not top of the list for most visitors to the United States, the east coast city does not deserve its reputation as a dull industrial metropolis.Baltimore has developed an impressive cluster of museums and other tour...

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