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  1. City Council greets $10B 'Baltimore Renaissance' idea with skepticism

    07.28 / 00:12 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    A Virginia-based developer went before a Baltimore’s City Council committee Thursday to pitch his $10 billion idea to remake 70 city-owned vacant sites. He was greeted with skepticism. That's because Kahan S. Dhillon Jr.’s idea, called The Baltimore Renaissance, doesn’t call for him to build any…
  2. For Maryland LGBT community, confusion and anger over Trump's transgender troop ban

    07.28 / 00:12 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    For Paula Neira, joining the military felt like a calling. She graduated from the Naval Academy with distinction in 1985, and served in Operation Desert Storm. She had hoped to spend decades fighting for her country. But Neira resigned her commission in 1991 after realizing “there was no way t…
  3. Baltimore City police add crisis response team

    07.27 / 22:01 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    For the past six weeks, a Baltimore police officer has been taking a social worker on calls that involve people in the throes of a mental health crisis in an effort to calm situations that can easily move from tense to violent. They make up a crisis response team that has answered 85 calls as…
  4. HBO doc 'Baltimore Rising' explores life after Freddie Gray

    07.27 / 20:00 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    The producers and participants in "Baltimore Rising" say national and local media sensationalized the protests that erupted after the death of Freddie Gray, but that their new documentary humanizes the narrative. Activists Kwame Rose and Makayla Gilliam-Price appeared alongside director Sonja…
  5. 71-year-old man abducted by masked men in U-Haul before escape, Baltimore Police say

    07.27 / 20:00 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    A 71-year-old man was abducted by three masked men in West Baltimore on Wednesday night and driven across town in a U-Haul truck before managing to escape, according to police. Officers were flagged down along Poplar Grove Street about 8:15 p.m. by bystanders who told them that “an older man w…
  6. One person killed in Druid Heights crash, officials say

    07.27 / 20:00 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    One person was killed in a car crash in Druid Heights Thursday afternoon, according to the Baltimore Fire Department. A call went out shortly before 2 p.m. for a crash involving three people at Bloom and Etting streets, Baltimore Fire spokeswoman Blair Skinner said. She was unable to confirm…
  7. Man sentenced for 2015 fatal bar-hopping boat crash

    07.27 / 18:58 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    A Maryland man has been sentenced to 18 months' home detention for a July 2015 boat crash that killed two people and injured five others on a cruise to Baltimore bars. Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police say in a news release that 57-year-old Timothy Jay Wilson was sentenced…
  8. Police identify Baltimore's 200th homicide victim

    07.27 / 13:50 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Baltimore Police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in the city Wednesday. Donnell Pierce, 23, was killed at about 4 p.m. the 1200 block of Greenmount Avenue, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His death marked the 200th homicide in Baltimore this year — a record p…
  9. Can sex sell peace? A Baltimore advertising executive thinks it can help

    07.27 / 13:50 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    A Baltimore ad man has a marketing message that he thinks might ease the city's spiking gun…