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St. Patrick's Day

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  • 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...
  • McDonough sounds off again about city crime; calls for curfew center, which city already has

    McDonough sounds off again about city crime; calls for curfew center, which city already has
    The delegate from the city's northern suburbs is sounding off again about Baltimore crime, calling for the mayor to resign unless she convenes a "solutions summit" and demanding a "citywide curfew" be put in place. Of course, the city already has a...
  • Fight crime by helping city neighborhoods

    The Sun's recent "Your turn" commentary regarding downtown crime ("A 10th floor view of crime," May 26) speaks the truth. We certainly need more such pieces to properly understand Baltimore's crime problems and to address them. What we are hearing from...
  • First drunk-driving conviction can cost nearly $16,000 in California

    First drunk-driving conviction can cost nearly $16,000 in California
    Beware of the $16,000 cocktail. Just in time for St. Patrick's Day partying, the Automobile Club of Southern California has calculated that a first-offense misdemeanor DUI conviction can now cost up to $15,649 in California. That’s up 29% from...
  • St. Patrick's Day plans? Check out Orlando's best Irish pubs!

    St. Patrick's Day plans? Check out Orlando's best Irish pubs!
    Looking for a proper pub to raise a pint at this St. Patrick’s Day? What Irish luck! We’re got a roundup of English or Irish pubs right here! BULL & BUSH: 2408 E. Robinson St., Orlando; 407-896-7546. Sling some darts or crawl into a cozy...