Baltimore

  • NFL Jan 13

    Man Collapses, Dies During Ravens Playoff Game

    A man collapsed and died Saturday night at M&T Bank Stadium during a playoff game for the Baltimore Ravens.

  • Baltimore Dec 26, 2019

    Baltimore Nears Record Homicide Rate, Sees Nonstop Violence

    Baltimore could wrap up 2019 with its highest ever per-capita homicide rate. Killings of adults and minors for drugs, retribution, money or no clear reason have plagued the city throughout the year. City officials have been unable to stop the violence as residents have grown increasingly impatient. Police recorded 338 homicides as of Tuesday. With just over 600,000 residents, Baltimore…

  • Dec 4, 2019

    25 Jail Officers Indicted, Accused of Using Excessive Force

    More than two dozen correctional officers in Baltimore were charged Tuesday with using excessive force on prisoners at state-operated jails in a city plagued by decades of institutional corruption, inside and outside jailhouse walls. The 25 indicted officers are accused of assaulting and threatening detainees at correctional facilities, tampering with evidence and falsifying documents, said Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn…

  • Nov 29, 2019

    Dead Fetus Found in Bathroom of Upper Marlboro Restaurant

    Police in Prince George’s County, Maryland, are investigating after a dead fetus was found in the women’s bathroom of a restaurant.

  • Nov 26, 2019

    Melania Trump Booed at ‘Be Best’ Event in Baltimore

    First lady Melania Trump was greeted with a loud chorus of boos Tuesday while giving a speech to a crowd of young students in Baltimore as part of her “Be Best” campaign, NBC News reported. Trump spoke for about five minutes before hundreds of middle and high school children at the UMBC Event Center in Baltimore and warned them about...

  • Nov 26, 2019

    3 Maryland Men Exonerated After 36 Years in Prison

    Three men incarcerated for 36 years in Maryland were exonerated Monday in the slaying of a Baltimore teenager after a review of their case. Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart were released from custody hours after a judge cleared their convictions and prosecutors dropped the charges. They were teenagers when they were sentenced to life in prison in 1984....

  • Nov 25, 2019

    Maryland Widow Suing State for Mix-Up Over Husband’s Remains

    A widow is suing Maryland state officials after receiving the wrong remains for her husband who had donated his body to science.

  • Nov 25, 2019

    Supreme Court Rejects Call for New Trial in ‘Serial’ Podcast Case

    The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Maryland man’s bid for a new trial based on information uncovered by the hit podcast “Serial.”

  • Nov 23, 2019

    After Chills and Fever, Ginsburg Released From Hospital

    The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from a Baltimore hospital where she had been treated for a possible infection. The 86-year-old Ginsburg has returned to her home in Washington, D.C., and is “doing well,” court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said Sunday. Ginsburg spent two nights at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. She was taken there Friday...

  • Nov 20, 2019

    Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Faces Wire Fraud, Tax Charges

    Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh has been indicted in connection with a scandal over sales of her self-published children’s books, federal law enforcement officials announced Wednesday.

  • Nov 17, 2019

    A Bank Customer Made a Large Withdrawal, Then a Teller Went to Their Home to Rob Them

    A Maryland bank customer made a large withdrawal. Then a teller from their bank came to their home and forced his way inside in an attempted robbery, police said. Nathan Michael Newell, 19, of Bel Air, about 27 miles northeast of Baltimore, was arrested at his job on Wednesday and faces charges of home invasion, robbery, burglary and assault, NBC...

  • Nov 11, 2019

    Former Fort Worth Police Chief Says He Was Fired for Investigating City Hall Corruption

    Former Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said Sunday he’s a whistleblower who was fired within hours of meeting with the FBI about city hall corruption.

  • Nov 4, 2019

    Patriots Stumble in Baltimore for First Loss of Season

    Gone from the ranks of the unbeatens in 2019 are the New England Patriots. In a game that’s been billed as the first real test for the team following eight weeks of uninspiring opponents, the Patriots did nothing to dispel the notion they’ve merely been taking advantage of weaker teams in a 37-20 loss to the Baltimore Ravens which drops...

  • Oct 27, 2019

    Patriots Roll Browns, Move to 8-0

    Give the Browns credit, they kept it close into the second half. An unfathomable series of events in the first quarter doomed Cleveland from the get-go though, the preseason all-hype team the latest to waltz into Foxboro and get thumped, this time in a 27-13 decision which has New England 8-0 at the halfway point of the season.

  • Oct 25, 2019

    Obama Pays Respects to Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Former President Barack Obama delivered a eulogy at the funeral for Rep. Elijah Cummings on Friday, commemorating the late congressman’s perseverance through Washington as the son of sharecroppers.

  • Oct 25, 2019

    General Motors Workers Approve Contract, Strike Ends

    Striking General Motors factory workers will put down their picket signs after approving a new contract that will end a 40-day strike that paralyzed the company’s U.S. production.

  • Oct 25, 2019

    ’A Man of Noble and Good Heart’: Dignitaries, Family Celebrate US Rep. Cummings

    Congressman and civil rights champion Elijah Cummings was remembered as “a man of noble and good heart” by former President Barack Obama during Cummings’ funeral Friday, at a church filled with dignitaries and ordinary people from Baltimore. Remarking on the title “honorable” given to those in public life, Obama said Cummings was honorable before he was elected, outside of the...

  • Oct 24, 2019

    Nancy Pelosi Remembers Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi spoke at the lie in state for Rep. Elijah Cummings on Thursday, calling the late representative “our North Star.”

  • Oct 24, 2019

    Congress Bids Farewell to US Rep. Elijah Cummings, a ‘Master of the House’

    Members of Congress bid a tearful farewell Thursday to Rep. Elijah Cummings, hailing the son of sharecroppers as a “master of the House” as the Maryland Democrat became the first African American lawmaker to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol.

  • Oct 23, 2019

    Trump’s ‘Lynching Tweet’ Overshadows Bombshell Testimony

    As a key witness testified in a Tuesday hearing as part of an ongoing impeachment inquiry on Tuesday, President Trump stirred controversy online, describing the investigation against him as a “lynching.” California’s Rep. Karen Bass said the comment was part of a pattern. “Every time his back is against the wall he uses race,” Bass said. “He throws out race...

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