BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE NAMES NEW PRESIDENT

Working to reinvent itself and improve its graduation rates, the Baltimore City Community College named a new president Wednesday with...

SPLASH OF CASH: BALTIMORE'S DRUID HILL PARK POOL CLOSING FOR $6.5M RENOVATION AIDED BY SURGE IN OPEN SPACE MONEY

Druid Hill Park's 60-year-old pool will be closed for the next two years amid a $6.5 million renovation and improvement project. State...

 
 
 

DICK'S SPORTING GOODS WILL HIRE 100 PEOPLE FOR HOLIDAYS AT BALTIMORE STORES

Dick's Sporting Goods plans to hire 100 seasonal workers to boost staffing at its nine Baltimore-area stores during the upcoming holiday...

UNDER ARMOUR CEO KEVIN PLANK HALTS WORK ON BALTIMORE COUNTY MANSION

Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank has stopped work on the nearly 35,000-square-foot, eight-bedroom mansion he was building on...

 
 
 

FINDING A WHITE WHALE: COPPIN STATE PROFESSOR MIGHT HAVE CONFIRMED LOST HERMAN MELVILLE MANUSCRIPT

After 10 years of searching like Captain Ahab at sea, a Coppin State University professor believes he has found sufficient evidence...

TSA STOPS MAN WITH COLLAPSIBLE RIFLE AT BWI. HE SAYS HIS MOM PACKED HIS BAG

The Transportation Security Administration stopped a man at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport from boarding...

 
 
 

AIR CAMPAIGN: BALTIMORE COUNTY EXECUTIVE CANDIDATES OLSZEWSKI, REDMER TO FACE IN RADIO DEBATES

Baltimore County executive candidates Johnny Olszewski Jr. and Al Redmer Jr. are capping off a marathon series of debates and forums...

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACUTE FLACCID MYELITIS, THE POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS THAT'S AFFECTING CHILDREN

Five children in Maryland have contracted symptoms of an illness similar to polio this fall, according to state health officials. The...

 
 
 

BALTIMORE POLICE UNION EXPRESSES 'GREAT DISAPPOINTMENT' AT SNL SKETCH DEPICTING OFFICERS

The president of the Baltimore Police union called a recent Saturday Night Live sketch portraying city officers a “grossly inapt portrayal,”...

MULTIPLE PEOPLE INJURED IN CRASH INVOLVING CHARTER BUS IN BALTIMORE COUNTY; PERSON TRAPPED

Multiple people were injured in a crash involving a charter bus and another vehicle in Baltimore County on Wednesday, officials said....

 
 
 

POLICE DOCUMENTS REVEAL NEW DETAILS IN SEXUAL-ASSAULT LAWSUIT AGAINST BALTIMORE COUNTY AUTHORITIES

On Nov. 15, two Baltimore County police detectives sat down at a Chick-fil-A to interview the first of three University of Maryland,...

A SURVEY TEENS TOOK IN 1960 IS NOW BEING USED TO DETERMINE THEIR RISK FOR DEMENTIA

Nothing seemed special about the test Darla Scharf took back in 1960 when she was a junior at Howard Senior High School. “It was like...

 
 
 

MARYLAND GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE BEN JEALOUS RELEASES PLANS TO ADDRESS GENDER WAGE GAP, ETHICS REFORM

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous this week released two plans aimed at addressing the gender wage gap in Maryland and...

FIGHT TRUMP OR BALTIMORE'S VIOLENCE? QUESTION IS AT HEART OF MARYLAND ATTORNEY GENERAL'S RACE

Running for attorney general four years ago, veteran Democrat Brian Frosh didn't envision the job he ended up doing. He pictured a...

 
 
 

SQUISH SQUASH: MARYLAND FARMERS SEE MEAGER PUMPKIN CROPS AFTER WET SUMMER

Maryland farmers say their gourds are far from handsome or abundant this fall after an unusually wet summer drowned the state's pumpkin...

BALTIMORE COUNTY COUNCIL RESOLUTION SEEKS YOUTH CURFEW AT WHITE MARSH MALL WHERE FIGHT LED TO TEENS' ARREST

Baltimore County Council members are making a public push to convince owners of White Marsh Mall to enact a youth curfew. A resolution...

 
 
 

D.C. UNITED'S CHRIS ODOI-ATSEM, A FORMER TERP, DIAGNOSED WITH HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA

Chris Odoi-Atsem, D.C. United's second-year defender from the University of Maryland, woke one morning about six weeks ago with chest...

EIGHT SHOT, TWO FATALLY, IN BALTIMORE CITY ON TUESDAY; VIOLENCE SPILLS INTO LIBRARY

Eight people were shot Tuesday, two fatally, according to Baltimore City police. The violence began around 1:40 a.m. and continued...

 
 
 

BALTIMORE TEEN CHARGED WITH ROBBING WOMAN ON BEL AIR PORCH

A Baltimore teenager was arrested last Wednesday and charged with robbing a woman in September as she sat outside a Bel Air home, according...

2 BALTIMORE MEN TRIED ROBBING DRUG ADDICTS, ACCORDING TO COURT DOCS, BUT VICTIMS WERE UNDERCOVER FEDS

Menard Hazelwood and Donte Smith picked the wrong drug addicts to rob last year in West Baltimore. Their intended victims weren't addicts...

 
 
 



'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her...

'Pull over NOW': Mom filmed whipping teen son with belt after he took her new BMW

The boy planned to sneak out with the car to see his girlfriend. But it appears he underestimated his mother's innate tracking ability. Read more ...

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday... Read more ...

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take 5 percent budget cut

President Trump will ask every cabinet secretary to take a 5 percent budget cut next year, he announced Wednesday. “We're having a cabinet meeting in a little while and we're... Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

AP sources: NFL looking into Tannehill injury

AP sources: NFL looking into Tannehill injury

DAVIE, Fla. - Two people with knowledge of the situation say the NFL is looking into how the Miami Dolphins reported quarterback Ryan Tannehill shoulder problem on injury... Read more ...

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The Buffalo Bills are turning to newly signed veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to fill in for injured rookie starter Josh Allen. Read more ...

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

Melania Trump visits babies, moms affected by opioid crisis in Pennsylvania

The first lady said there are few things harder than seeing a newborn suffering from opioid withdrawal, and she wants to shine a light on the issue. Read more ...

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada to pardon people with marijuana convictions as the country legalizes pot

Canada's government will introduce legislation to let people apply for a pardon of marijuana possession convictions. It comes on the day that the country has legalized... Read more ...

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

Bradley's grand slam helps Red Sox beat Astros 8-2 in ALCS

The Boston Red Sox take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series against the Houston Astros. Read more ...