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  • New year, new look

    New year, new look
    As the New Year dawns, many people will look around and realize that it's time for a little freshening up at home. Putting away the holiday knickknacks is a good start, but more substantial dramatic changes require a little more effort — although...
  • Occupy Baltimore members gather to fight foreclosure

    Occupy Baltimore members gather to fight foreclosure
    Occupy Baltimore protesters set a new scene Tuesday for their stand against corporate greed and social injustice: a red-brick rowhouse in Union Square where a 65-year-old widow has made her home for nearly six years. As many as 100 protesters gathered...
  • Three Baltimore elementary students contract scarlet fever

    Three Baltimore elementary students contract scarlet fever
    School and health officials worked Friday to ease parents' fears after three classmates at George Washington Elementary in Southwest Baltimore were diagnosed with scarlet fever — an ailment with a scary history, but one that is easily treated and...
  • Feather extensions, earrings trending in Baltimore

    Feather extensions, earrings trending in Baltimore
    Reginald Dowdy separated the strand of his customer’s hair and slid a hollow bead-sized copper object to her scalp, leaving a black-and-white striped feather hanging. Dowdy’s client, April McGill-Willhide, tilted her hair to the side and...
  • Police sergeant who killed man sues department

    Police sergeant who killed man sues department
    The gun battle raged in three different spots near the old Murphy Homes high-rise in West Baltimore, ending on a cold February day with the death of a 20-year-old man in a hail of gunfire from four city police officers. Four years later, one of the...
  • Msgr. Richard E. Parks, pastor of Dundalk congregation

    Msgr. Richard E. Parks, pastor of Dundalk congregation
    Monsignor Richard E. Parks, pastor of Sacred Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Graceland Park for 25 years who was also a city Fire Department chaplain, died of cancer Feb. 19 at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 80. Monsignor Parks was remembered by...
  • City police officer suspended after he talks about nightmares

    A Baltimore police officer who said in an interview that he had received no counseling after he shot and killed two people nine months apart in 2006 and 2007 has been suspended from the force, and stripped of his gun and badge. Police spokesman Anthony...
  • Arundel council's indecision highlights differences in candidates

    Arundel council's indecision highlights differences in candidates
    When the Anne Arundel County Council began the process of selecting a candidate to fill a vacancy on the panel last month, they whittled the list of 10 applicants down to two. And then they got stuck. The council has been deadlocked in a 3-3 tie...
  • Rodricks is right: New programs are needed to spice up local TV

    It isn't often that I find myself agreeing with columnist Dan Rodricks, but his idea of more really local TV and less redundant reporting is one I've had myself ("Let's put more 'local' in local TV," March 11). Why not add even more topics to his list?...
  • Police investigate nine shootings in city since Friday

    A man who was shot in the chest Monday night was the ninth person shot in Baltimore since Friday afternoon, according to police. Two of the victims died. The latest incident occurred Monday about 8:30 p.m. on Imla Street in the city's Southeastern...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Monday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... City police investigate eight shootings since Friday: A 29-year-old man who was shot in the leg early Monday in Pigtown was the eighth person shot in Baltimore since Friday afternoon, according to police. Two of the victims died....