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  1. Baltimore school evacuated for pumpkin spice smell

    10.06 / 02:33 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    There was an unusual smell Thursday afternoon at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Upper Fells Point. The smell was on the third floor. Students and teachers didn’t know what it was. “It was a smell that they certainly weren’t used to,” said Bill Heiser, the school’s president, who was off-campu…
  2. Judge intends to dismiss 2nd suit against Black Lives Matter

    10.06 / 02:33 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal judge says he intends to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders of inciting violence that led to a gunman's deadly ambush of law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge last year. U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson issued that w…
  3. Pre-leasing open for 1405 Point in Harbor Point

    10.06 / 02:33 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Beatty Development Group has begun pre-leasing for Harbor Point’s first residential tower. The 17-story building, called 1405 Point, is expected to be completed in February. The first of the building’s 289 apartments will be available in January. Prices start at $1,560 a month for a 368…
  4. Carroll County man wanted in Baltimore killing found dead in Anne Arundel, police say

    10.06 / 02:33 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    A Carroll County man wanted in the killing of a Baltimore man has been found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in Anne Arundel County, city police said Thursday. Police in Anne Arundel received a report about 8 a.m. of a man with a rifle walking into the woods behind 2600…
  5. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute unveils student-driven virtual reality lab

    10.06 / 02:33 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Max Breitmeyer had already completed two of the most challenging Advanced Placement classes offered at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute by the end of his junior year, and he wanted to dig deeper into the world of computer science. So he and three liked-minded classmates at the city high school…
  6. Man killed in Franklin Square shooting

    10.04 / 22:23 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    A 40-year-old man was shot and killed Wednesday morning in the Franklin Square neighborhood, Baltimore police said. Officers found the victim with gunshot wounds to his body at 10:30 a.m. in a home in the 1300 block of W. Fayette St. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with…
  7. The Book Thing to reopen next week, making its return after 2016 fire

    10.04 / 21:58 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Good news, bibliophiles: The Book Thing will reopen its physical location in the Abell neighborhood next week, according to the book warehouse’s Facebook page.The site, which was known for housing hundreds of free books for the taking on Vineyard Lane, will open Oct. 14, after being closed s…
  8. Carroll County man sought in fatal Northeast Baltimore shooting, police say

    10.04 / 18:16 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Baltimore police have identified a 45-year-old Carroll County man as their suspect in a fatal Northest Baltimore shooting, and are asking for the public’s help in locating him. Joseph Masilek, of New Windsor, is wanted for murder in the killing of 68-year-old Robert Breen in the 5500 block of S…
  9. After Las Vegas shooting, Baltimore officials reviewing security of large outdoor events

    10.04 / 18:16 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Mayor Catherine Pugh said Wednesday that Baltimore officials are reviewing security procedures for large outdoor events after Sunday’s deadly shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas. “We’re having conversations now with Emergency Management,” Pugh said. “We’re looking at big events we have to…
  10. $22 million mixed-income apartment building under construction in West Baltimore

    10.04 / 17:00 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Three developers on Tuesday announced a $22 million redevelopment plan to turn a West Baltimore warehouse into an 80-unit mixed-income apartment complex. A former industrial warehouse at 300 N. Warwick Ave. has been demolished and construction began in August on the apartments expected to…
  11. Baltimore mediation center will work to ensure community engagement with police consent decree

    10.04 / 15:59 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    The Baltimore Community Mediation Center, newly appointed to serve on the city’s consent decree monitoring team, said Wednesday it plans to “develop a team of volunteers drawn from various segments of Baltimore’s population to ensure appropriate and authentic community engagement” in the process…
  12. Visitors and citywide conventions are on the rise in Baltimore

    10.04 / 12:24 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Tourism officials are working to boost Baltimore’s image both internationally and in the city’s own backyard as convention bookings have rebounded and the number of annual visitors has grown. Baltimore attracted 25.9 million visitors in 2016, a 2.8 percent year-over-year increase, Visit Bal…
  13. Baltimore man shot nine times by police acquitted of attempted murder

    10.04 / 12:24 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    ­A Baltimore jury acquitted a man of attempted murder Tuesday, more than one year after the 29-year-old was shot nine times by Baltimore police in what officers called an exchange of gunfire. Jur­ors found Davi Ralph guilty of assault and gun charges, but his acquittal on the charge of a…
  14. Maryland reaches fair housing agreement with federal government

    10.04 / 12:24 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    Maryland has agreed to finance the development of 1,500 affordable housing units in prosperous neighborhoods throughout the Baltimore region and rewrite policies that civil rights groups say perpetuated segregation for decades. The agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban…
  15. Stadium Authority reviewing Camden Yards security after Las Vegas shooting

    10.04 / 12:24 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    The Maryland Stadium Authority is reviewing security at Camden Yards following Sunday’s deadly shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas. Vernon Conaway Jr., the head of security at the authority, told board members Tuesday that he contacted the Orioles about enhancing security next season. I…
  16. Baltimore officials expected to approve sale of city properties for two projects

    10.04 / 12:24 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Baltimore
    The Baltimore Board of Estimates is expected to approve the sale of city-owned properties that are slated for redevelopment. The board, controlled by Mayor Catherine Pugh, meets Wednesday morning. The first deal involves five vacant buildings in the 400 block of North Howard Street near the…