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  • 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...
  • Man charged in crash that killed two girls goes on trial

    Man charged in crash that killed two girls goes on trial
    To the police officer patrolling near BWI Marshall Airport around midnight, the maroon Lincoln sedan on New Ridge Road stood out. Two front headlights were out, and the windshield was caved in with "two large impact craters." The female driver admitted...
  • 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...
  • Concert news: Ziggy Marley, Pigtown Festival, Crooked Fingers

    Concert news: Ziggy Marley, Pigtown Festival, Crooked Fingers
    At least one Marley will perform in the area this Fall. Damian Marley had been scheduled to perform at Summer Spirit Festival at Merriweather this August, but the show, which also had Nas on the bill, was unexpectedly cancelled. Then on Monday, it was...
  • Preparing to Meet Irene

    All over town on Friday, preparations were made in preparation for the arrival of Hurricane Irene.   In our neck of the woods, tree companies were summoned to prune massive, old trees overhanging the old Roland Park houses. Insurance companies were called...
  • City approves Main Street redevelopment projects

    The city's Board of Estimates approved two deals Wednesday aimed at redeveloping portions of Pennsylvania Avenue in Druid Heights and Washington Boulevard in Pigtown, the Baltimore Development Corp. said. The BDC, the city's quasi-governmental economic...
  • Sept. 6-11 in nightlife: Virgin Mobile FreeFest, The National, Incubus, new Heavy Seas seasonal

    Sept. 6-11 in nightlife: Virgin Mobile FreeFest, The National, Incubus, new Heavy Seas seasonal
    Virgin Mobile FreeFest is finally here. And unlike last year, when only High Zero conflicted with the festival, there are a ton of other things happening on Saturday. We'll have a blog post later this week on alternatives to Virgin FreeFest for Saturday....