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Stunning police corruption revealed in Baltimore trial

Washington - A corruption case is drawing to a close in Baltimore after weeks of riveting testimony which has revealed stunning accounts of abuse by police in the troubled US city.

Maryland Governor: 'Get ready' for Baltimore-Washington Hyperloop

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said he supports Elon Musk's Hyperloop project that will connect Baltimore and Washington.

Op-Ed: The book that told the story of those HeLa cells Special

When we think of genetic engineering, biotech industry, it is easy to assume it is something relatively recent as within the last 20 to 30 years. But in a 2010 best-seller, author Rebecca Skloot revealed that such engineering had been done earlier.

Maryland hospital hacked with ransomware, FBI suspects inside job

Baltimore - A Samsam ransomware virus infected the MedStar Web server of the Baltimore's Union Memorial Hospital, in Maryland. The malware has been launched from within, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reports.

The Paramount plans new venue location in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore - The Paramount in Huntington on Long Island has announced its plans to add their next entertainment club venue in Baltimore, Maryland.

Judge declares mistrial in Freddie Gray police case

Baltimore - The manslaughter trial of a Baltimore policeman accused over the death in custody of African-American Freddie Gray was declared a mistrial after the jury failed to reach a verdict, putting the city on edge.

Baltimore police trial opens in Freddie Gray homicide

Washington - A police officer went on trial Monday in the case of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old black man whose death from injuries in a police van ignited riots in Baltimore earlier this year.

Baltimore sees massive surge in murders in 2015

Baltimore - In a stunning crime wave, Baltimore tops 300 murders in 2015 with a month still left in the year. These high number of killings have not been seen in the city since 1999.

Six cops charged in death of suspect that sparked Baltimore riot

Baltimore - Arrest warrants for six Baltimore police officers suspected of responsibility in the in-custody death of a 25-year-old black man were issued Friday, the city’s chief prosecutor said May 1.

Baltimore mom Toya Graham smacks rioting son, goes viral [Video]

Baltimore - A furious Baltimore mom has become an Internet sensation after a video emerged online Monday showing her scolding and smacking her 16-year-old son in public, for allegedly taking part in the Baltimore riots.

Baltimore mother smacks rioting son, on camera

Baltimore - A mother in Baltimore is being praised after she spotted her son taking part in rioting in the city's street and took action.

Baltimore riots send 'Charm City' reeling

Baltimore - The rioting in Baltimore is a punch in the gut for a major American city struggling to overcome a history of drugs, crime, police brutality, poverty, population decline and economic hard times.

Baltimore: Tensions boil, thousands protest Freddie Gray's death

Baltimore - A protest over the death of Freddie Gray, a young man who suffered a spinal cord injury in police custody that would ultimately result in his death, erupted into violence after starting out peacefully.

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 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.
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