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  • Baltimore police officer shooting details emerge

    Baltimore police officer shooting details emerge
    Officer Andrew Groman stood outside the car and ordered passenger Donte Jones to show his hands, police say, but the 19-year-old passenger wouldn't. Groman warned Jones he would be hit with a Taser. Finally, police say, the officer fired the shock gun...
  • Three Ferguson protests planned for Tuesday in Baltimore

    Three Ferguson protests planned for Tuesday in Baltimore
    As angry crowds took to the streets in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country Monday night to protest the grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager, Baltimore was quiet — though several rallies were...
  • The Gin Bottle Race Riot

    The Gin Bottle Race Riot
    Half a century before protests and violence racked Ferguson, Mo., racial clashes in a south Chicago suburb followed a similarly tragic scenario. Both situations included petty shoplifting — allegedly cigars outside St. Louis, a bottle of gin in...
  • Who's next?

    Who's next?
    What Marylander had the biggest impact on the state in 2014? The Sun is asking for your nominations for the 2014 Marylander of the Year. Please send them to talkback@baltimoresun.com and include "Marylander of the Year" in the subject line. We'll announce...
  • Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets

    Ferguson protesters take to Baltimore streets
    Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83. At Morgan State University, students blocked...
  • Baltimore police training designed to eliminate racial bias

    Baltimore police training designed to eliminate racial bias
    As the Baltimore Police Department seeks to eliminate a wide gulf of community distrust, officers are undergoing training to address racial biases that could taint the way they deal with residents. Since April, more than 200 officers have been trained...
  • Benjamin Crump on 'Face the Nation'

    Benjamin Crump on 'Face the Nation'
    Justice and unrest in Ferguson, Mo., will be topics this weekend on the Sunday morning programs. The guest list: Benjamin Crump, attorney for Michael Brown's family, talks to CBS' "Face the Nation" at 10:30 a.m. on WKMG-Channel 6. Other guests are Ta-...
  • A dozen apply for ex-Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan's seat

    A dozen apply for ex-Bethlehem Councilwoman Karen Dolan's seat
    A dozen people — including a former City Council solicitor, former concert promoter and the president of the city's NAACP — have applied to fill the Bethlehem City Council seat vacated by Karen Dolan when she resigned in the wake of a scathing...
  • Seema Sueko would like to add a dash of color to Pasadena Playhouse

    Seema Sueko would like to add a dash of color to Pasadena Playhouse
    The brownstones of New York City's West Village shine under the stage lights inside the Pasadena Playhouse during a recent tech rehearsal for "Stop Kiss." An Asian American woman and an African American woman giggle over a take-out menu in a cozy living...
  • Hampton schools superintendent discusses accreditation, iPad rollout at Community Education Forum

    Hampton schools superintendent discusses accreditation, iPad rollout at Community Education Forum
    HAMPTON—Hampton City Schools Superintendent Linda Shifflette explained how changes to Standards of Learning tests have led to lower student scores across Virginia, including Hampton, as part of Monday's Community Education Forum. Approximately...
  • Judge reverses black fire chief's termination

    Judge reverses black fire chief's termination
    A "racially inhospitable environment" at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport's fire department led to the unlawful termination of a black deputy fire chief earlier this year, a state judge has ruled — and his firing must now be reversed. Gregory...