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St. Patrick's Day

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  • Baltimore's crime paradox

    Baltimore's crime paradox
    A hard truth about being Baltimore's mayor is that there is almost never a good time to declare progress. Whenever there is good news to report, it will almost inevitably collide with a fresh tragedy. That's what happened to Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-...
  • Scavenger hunters swarm Bel Air to fight cancer

    On Saturday afternoon, Bel Air was crawling with people donning green shirts and looking for something. While the folks wearing green shirts were looking for items as part of a scavenger hunt, they were helping in a small way to find effective...
  • Twitter, Facebook can be powerful law enforcement tools

    Twitter, Facebook can be powerful law enforcement tools
    To head off problems such as the unruly, violent crowds that descended on Towson and downtown Baltimore this year, police departments locally and across the nation are seeking new ways to tap into Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. Baltimore...
  • McDonough: Towson melee not the same as Inner Harbor crime

    Here we go again. "Clueless Danny" Rodricks is launching another misleading attack ("Refs, retail politics and a quiet delegate," Sept. 27). Mr. Rodricks claims that I have failed to comment on last weekend's incident in Towson. Sun reporter Allison...
  • Towson melee riles McDonoughs

    Letter writer Thomas F. McDonough recently called for the firing of someone at The Sun for failing to report that the melee among young people in Towson Circle last week was caused by "marauding bands of black youth" ("Why no mention of race in Towson...
  • City must guard against St. Pat's repeat

    As a resident of the Inner Harbor, I'm shocked by the details of what happened downtown duringSt. Patrick's Day weekend ("The St. Patrick's Day brawl," May 16). And I was also dismayed by how quickly the brawl apparently materialized. However, I'm...
  • Mayor calls St. Patrick's Day violence a "black eye" for city as police ramp up summer deployment

    Mayor calls St. Patrick's Day violence a "black eye" for city as police ramp up summer deployment
    Visitors to Baltimore's downtown on summer weekends will see up to 50 additional police officers, a show of force aimed at preventing a repeat of St. Patrick's Day, when hundreds of youths battled and a tourist was beaten — scenes the mayor...
  • Baltimore and bigotry

    Baltimore and bigotry
    It is always tempting to ignore the bluster and bombast emanating from the vicinity of Patrick L. McDonough, the Baltimore County delegate and radio talk show host who considers himself a man of the people but mostly is a self-promoting bomb-thrower....
  • Downtown is a nightmare after dark

    The under-reporting of disturbances and violent crime at the Inner Harbor is legendary ("TheSt. Patrick's Day brawl," May 16). I have been living downtown in the Central Business District for the past six years at one of the nightly hot spots —...
  • Police: Man, 19, beaten by two groups of students downtown

    A 19-year-old student from Baltimore Polytechnic High School told police he was beaten by two separate groups of juveniles from a rival school in downtown Baltimore on Thursday afternoon, an attack that comes amid a pitched debate over downtown safety....
  • Race clouds debate over downtown crime

    Race clouds debate over downtown crime
    The ongoing debate over youth crime in downtown Baltimore has sparked a war of words over race — overshadowing a debate over the police response to disturbances and objections from city politicians who say the issue is vastly overblown. Since a...