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  • 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....
  • 2 shot Monday in city; one killed

    Two people were shot Monday, one of them fatally, according to Baltimore Police. A 37-year-old man was the latest victim; he was sitting in a stopped vehicle on the 6400 block of E. Pratt St. around 8:30 p.m. when a minivan pulled up and he was shot...
  • James Thomas Lee Stubbs, laundry manager

    James Thomas Lee Stubbs, a retired hospital laundry manager and World War II veteran, died Sunday of complications from dementia at St. Joseph Medical Center. The Perry Hall resident was 95. The son of a factory worker and Montgomery Ward cafeteria...
  • Gregory W. Gildark

    Gregory W. Gildark
    Gregory William Gildark, a retired police officer and heavy equipment operator, died of an aortic rupture April 23 at his Mount Jackson, Va., home. The former Severn resident was 64. Born in Baltimore and raised on West Cross Street in Pigtown, he...
  • Backstory: Bettye Mills, flamboyant and kind club owner

    Long before ecdysiast Blaze Starr became the reigning Queen of The Block, there was the legendary Bettye Mills, who arose from humble Pigtown origins to become one of the tenderloin district's more memorable characters and nightclub owners — which...
  • There are lots of good pit bulls

    I usually enjoy Dan Rodricks' columns, even when I don't fully agree with them. This one — about the recent Maryland Court of Appeals decision deeming any "pit bull" or "pit bull mix" dog to be inherently dangerous — I simply find dismaying ("...
  • Pigtown resident launches electronic Rohous Magazine

    Pigtown resident launches electronic Rohous Magazine
    Pigtown resident Daryl Landy believes he's one of a growing number of Americans striving for better, not bigger, living quarters, and last week he launched a new online magazine devoted to living, working and playing in small spaces. Rohous Magazine went...
  • Mega Millions: Mega jackpot sparks buying frenzy

    Mega Millions: Mega jackpot sparks buying frenzy
    Luck was on Grantland Jackson's side. When the 63-year-old Pigtown resident woke up Wednesday and heard the Mega Millions prize had been bumped up to $500 million, he knew he'd be heading around the corner to the Shop n Go food store on Washington...
  • Camden Yards' Roof Deck hits a home run with fans

    Camden Yards' Roof Deck hits a home run with fans
    Just minutes after the gates opened at Camden Yards, the new Roof Deck had its first customer -- Romeo Santos of Pigtown. "My goal was to be the first one up on this deck and grab a beer." Roof Deck is open to Oriole Park ticket-holders at every game,...
  • City fire officials investigating rooftop fire in Pigtown

    Baltimore city fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that started on the roof of a rowhouse in Pigtown Sunday afternoon. Fire officials responded to a call about a fire at 1169 Sargeant Street at 4:21 p.m., said Fire Captain Roman Clark....