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  1. Attorney picked to oversee Baltimore police reforms called 'right man, at the right place at the right time'

    09.20 / 20:26 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    The man picked to oversee police reforms in Baltimore once helped clear a high-ranking city officer of corruption charges. He represented prominent venture capitalist “Little Willie” Adams when he was was found not guilty of running an illegal lottery in the 1980s. He also represented a tee…
  2. Police seek identity of man in killing of Upper Fells resident found in alley

    09.20 / 19:25 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Baltimore Police on Wednesday asked for the public’s help identifying a man in connection with the killing of a 52-year-old Upper Fells Point man over Labor Day Weekend. George Yurek, of the 1900 block of E. Pratt St., was found bleeding from the head in an alley in the 1000 block of B…
  3. Live Baltimore to offer $5,000 incentives during homebuying event

    09.20 / 18:24 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Prospective homebuyers could snag a $5,000 incentive Saturday during Live Baltimore’s “Buying into Baltimore” event. Beginning at 8 a.m. at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, attendees will go on a tour around city neighborhoods including Hunting Ridge, Hanlon-Longwood, Edmondson Village, Rogne…
  4. Baltimore officials approve $110K payment to settle suit alleging false arrest

    09.20 / 17:28 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Baltimore officials on Wednesday approved a $110,000 payment to settle allegations made by two people who said police arrested them after they sought help after a “road rage” incident. The payment, approved by the Board of Estimates, settles a lawsuit brought by Ivan Pratt Sr. and Carlynn Smi…
  5. Comptroller backs Baltimore as best option for Amazon headquarters

    09.20 / 16:26 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday joined a chorus of officials praising Baltimore’s Port Covington project as the best way to lure Amazon’s prized new headquarters to Maryland. “Port Covington would be the perfect site for Amazon,” Franchot said during his opening remarks at the…
  6. Lawsuit, indictment detail alleged false imprisonment, theft of couple by Baltimore gun task force officers

    09.20 / 16:26 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Nancy Hamilton thought she had been abducted by police impersonators. While running errands with her husband in Baltimore County, their vehicle was pulled over by men in police vests who put them in handcuffs, placed them in separate vehicles and took her husband into a darkened old school…
  7. United Way of Central Maryland works to stem school dropout rates in Baltimore, Anne Arundel

    09.20 / 14:32 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    United Way of Central Maryland is expanding an initiative aimed at stemming school dropouts rates after finding success with the program during its trial year. The program, On Track 4 Success, was rolled out last year at Maree G. Farring Elementary/Middle School in South Baltimore, and will…
  8. Gasoline truck springs leak after hitting tree at Hopkins, closing road in North Baltimore

    09.20 / 13:33 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    A gasoline truck hit a tree and sprang a leak at the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus Wednesday morning, officials said — prompting a Baltimore Fire Department HAZMAT response. The northern half of San Martin Drive, from West Gate to University Parkway, was closed due to a “small fuel spi…
  9. Two shot to death Tuesday night, one in Station North

    09.20 / 03:50 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    A man was shot in the Station North Arts District on Tuesday night, police said. The 30-year-old man was found shot 1900 block of Maryland Avenue around 8 p.m. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. Police had no more details. Another man was fatally shot in the Douglass Homes public…
  10. Maryland education department, Baltimore public schools sign agreement to improve failing schools

    09.19 / 23:49 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    The Maryland State Department of Education will target principals in Baltimore for leadership training in a bid to turn around some of the city’s struggling schools, state and city officials said. A memorandum of understanding signed by city schools CEO Sonja Santelises this month outlines t…
  11. Man convicted of stealing car from Southeast Baltimore with 2 children inside

    09.14 / 23:00 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    A 38-year-old man with a history of vehicle thefts has been convicted of stealing a car from Southeast Baltimore that had the owner’s two young children inside, the State’s Attorney’s Office announced. A Baltimore jury found John Bowling guilty Wednesday of two counts each of false impri…
  12. Woman found dead near Power Plant Live, police seek man for questioning

    09.14 / 21:54 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    An autopsy was being performed to determine the cause of death for a 35-year-old woman found Wednesday morning behind Power Plant Live, while police released video of a man they believe was the last to see her alive. Police said Jessica Gibson, of no fixed address, was found behind large…
  13. Police seek Station North rape suspect

    09.14 / 20:52 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Baltimore Police released a sketch of a rape suspect in connection with the attack of a 40-year-old woman that occurred Sept. 9 in the Station North area. Police said the victim said she had met the suspect in the unit block of West North Avenue around 7:45 a.m., and was lured to the rear of…
  14. Locust Point townhome community Alta 47 to open Saturday

    09.14 / 15:42 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Alta 47, a $23 million townhome community in Locust Point, will open this weekend with a block party barbecue and public tours of its model units. Ten of the 47 units in the $23 million development by Bozzuto and Scott Plank’s War Horse are complete, with another two almost done. As of T…
  15. Baltimore natives lead relief effort for U.S. Virgin Islands devastated by Irma

    09.14 / 13:44 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    For days, Jesse Vann couldn’t stop watching the news. He constantly monitored Facebook, searching for updates on the monster storm that was barreling toward his friends in the Caribbean. Vann was in Vermont for his best friend’s wedding when Hurricane Irma tore through St. John — the smallest of…
  16. Hearing to begin on impropriety charges against chief judge of Baltimore Circuit Court

    09.14 / 12:45 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Maryland judges have different ways of upholding courtroom decorum, from banning chewing gum to demanding visitors hitch up their pants. But the chief judge of the Baltimore Circuit Court might have gone too far in “relentlessly mocking” a defendant, berating an attorney, and banging on his ben…