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  • Safe Streets violence mediation program coming to West Baltimore

    Franklin Lance knows his West Baltimore neighborhood can be great — located near to Druid Hill Park, it's home to the city's biggest shopping mall, a public university, and a network of active churches and community groups. But like so many areas...
  • 3 high school buses crash; 34 teens sent to hospital

    Three school buses crashed into one another Monday afternoon in Upper Marlboro, sending 34 high schoolers to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Paramedics triaged 75 students on the scene, according to Prince George's County Fire and Emergency...
  • Surge in city shootings, with four more shot overnight

    One person was killed and three were wounded in shootings Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as a surge in violence that began Friday continued. The shootings come on the heels of a weekend that saw eight people shot, followed by a drive-by fatal...
  • Morgan production of 'Porgy and Bess' a reminder of the opera's Baltimore roots

    With regard to the production of "Porgy and Bess" to be presented at Morgan State University ("Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess,'" March 23), it is interesting to note that the role of Sportin' Life was created by Avon Long, who along with Anne...
  • Ida Elaine Robinson, city teacher

    Ida Elaine Robinson, city teacher
    Ida Elaine Robinson, a retired teacher who worked for more than 30 years at a Northwest Baltimore elementary school, died of complications of kidney failure March 14 at Sinai Hospital. She was 77. She was born Ida Elaine Page at her parents' Robert...
  • Woman dies after crash with suspect being pursued by city police

    Woman dies after crash with suspect being pursued by city police
    [This post has been updated. The original version remains intact below] A 22-year-old woman was killed and her infant daughter injured Monday night after a man eluding city police ran a red light and plowed into her vehicle in West Baltimore, authorities...
  • Baltimore's marble lady stepping down from Calvert Street

    Baltimore's marble lady stepping down from Calvert Street
    Lady Baltimore has withstood much in 189 years perched overlooking Courthouse Square. She has lost both of her arms over the decades — one of them, holding high a wreath that signifies service to the republic, was sheared off by a gust of wind in...
  • Joseph Russ

    Joseph Russ, a West Baltimore mortician who was active in his industry for nearly 70 years, died of heart disease April 16 at his West Baltimore home. He was 98. Born in Baltimore and raised on Brunt Street, he was a 1933 graduate of Frederick Douglass...
  • Rudolph James Redd Sr., engineer

    Rudolph James Redd Sr., engineer
    Rudolph James "Rudy" Redd Sr., an engineer who spent his nearly 40-year career with the Army's Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground and was an advocate for the mentally ill, died April 27 of a cardiac arrest at his home...
  • Obama's 'cynicism' on gay marriage

    Obama's 'cynicism' on gay marriage
    President Barack Obama's critics have a point in criticizing his handling of the gay marriage issue as evasive, politically devious and lacking in principle. I hate to say it, but it's bad enough to qualify as Lincolnesque. Abraham Lincoln is...
  • Michael Penny Carter

    Michael Penny Carter, a longtime public schools and community activist who had been director of family and community engagement for the Baltimore school system, died Tuesday of prostate cancer at a sister's home in West Baltimore. The Harlem Park...