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  1. Baltimore Klansman tried to rebrand the KKK. Now he awaits trial in Charlottesville shooting

    For seven years, Richard Wilson Preston Jr. was on a national mission to rebrand and expand the Ku Klux Klan. As the founder and imperial wizard of the Confederate White Knights of the KKK, the Baltimore man appeared regularly in public and the media to insist that the Klan, notorious for…
  2. Rodricks: Reducing firepower, reducing risk in Baltimore

    Pardon me while I shift focus for a moment from “bump stocks” on assault rifles, like the one reportedly used in Sunday’s mass killing in Las Vegas, to something just as likely to destroy the lives of multiple human beings at one time: the 50-round magazine Baltimore police say they confi…
  3. Activist, barbecue cook Shorty Davis says he's been reunited with stolen grill

    Crediting help from the community, longtime Baltimore activist and barbecue cook Shorty said he's recovered his grill after discovering it stolen Tuesday. The precise circumstances of how Duane “Shorty” Davis tracked down the missing $5,000 combination grill and smoker were not clear Sat…
  4. Three shot in Baltimore between Friday and Saturday

    Baltimore police said three men were shot in separate incidents late Friday and early Saturday. Officers were called to a home in the 300 block of S. Monroe St. for a report of a shooting, police said. They found a 27-year-old man with gunshot wounds to his body. The victim was transported to…
  5. Baltimore police name suspect in killing of state lawmaker's grandson

    Baltimore police on Friday named a 19-year-old suspect in the killing last month of Tyrone Ray, the 22-year-old grandson of Maryland House Majority Whip Talmadge Branch. They asked for the public’s help in locating him. Police said Raekwon Thornton, of the 3600 block of Elmley Ave. in B…
  6. Anne Arundel police disclose three gang killings, but remain mum on details

    Anne Arundel County police disclosed Friday three recent killings that they say are gang-related, but they were mum on details while issuing a cryptic warning to residents to come forward if they are in fear. Chief Timothy Altomare said at a news conference Friday afternoon that in a rare…
  7. BBQ activism without the BBQ? Thieves steal the grill of the Baltimore pitmaster

    It was never just about the barbecue, not last week when Shorty Davis grilled 400 hot dogs for Baltimore children who each left with a full belly and a book, too. Not two months ago when families came for his free hamburgers and stayed for his showing of a documentary on mass incarceration.…
  8. Hogan names assistant AG to second-highest court

    Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday he has named an assistant attorney general to the state’s second-highest court. The governor announced that he nominated Matthew J. Fader, who has worked in the Attorney General’s Office since 2010, to the Court of Special Appeals. Hogan said he made the choice fro…
  9. 3 charged in Maryland IT contract bribery plead not guilty

    Three people charged in a bribery case involving millions of dollars of state IT contracts under Gov. Martin O'Malley pleaded not guilty in federal court Friday. The case involves an alleged scheme by Isabel FitzGerald, a senior official in O’Malley’s administration credited with fixing the sta…