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  1. Gail Watts nominated as director of Baltimore County corrections department

    10.04 / 23:37 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Gail Watts, a veteran of the Baltimore County Department of Corrections, has been nominated to lead the agency, County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced Wednesday. Watts is currently serving as acting director pending the retirement of director Deborah Richardson, county officials said. The…
  2. Two dead in apparent Brooklyn Park shooting

    10.04 / 22:45 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Two people were found dead from apparent gunshot wounds in Brooklyn Park on Wednesday, police said.Anne Arundel County Fire Department spokesman Russ Davies says firefighters responded to multiple calls on the 5100 Block of Patrick Henry Drive, first for a house fire and then for an accident…
  3. Man killed in Franklin Square shooting

    10.04 / 22:13 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    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…
  4. The Book Thing to reopen next week, making its return after 2016 fire

    10.04 / 22:13 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    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…
  5. Poll: Popular Hogan's re-election 'far from certain'

    10.04 / 21:31 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    A new poll shows Maryland’s race for governor will be a competitive contest, with popular Republican Gov. Larry Hogan failing to get 50 percent of the vote in any hypothetical matchup against Democratic challengers. While Hogan enjoys high job approval and favorability ratings in a new n…
  6. Speaker Paul Ryan to visit Eastern Shore as part of tax plan pitch

    10.04 / 20:50 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    House Speaker Paul Ryan will visit an Eastern Shore factory Thursday as part of a tour to sell the Republican tax proposal. Ryan will visit Dixon Valve & Coupling Co. in Chestertown, located in Rep. Andy Harris’s district. The house coupling manufacturer sells its products globally, and the c…
  7. Study: 31 percent of Marylanders would pay more under Trump tax plan

    10.04 / 19:55 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    About 31 percent of Maryland households would pay a higher tax bill and roughly two-thirds would receive a tax cut under a proposal announced by President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress, according to an analysis released Wednesday. The study, by the left-leaning Institute on…
  8. Parents, community react to Martirano's redistricting proposal

    10.04 / 19:10 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Many community members and county officials say they were “impressed” by Interim Superintendent Michael Martirano’s school redistricting recommendations, which include halting redistricting at the high school level until a new school opens in 2022 and limiting elementary and middle school redis…
  9. Carroll County man sought in fatal Northeast Baltimore shooting, police say

    10.04 / 18:06 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    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…
  10. Sprouts Farmers Market will open store in Ellicott City next year

    10.04 / 18:06 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Sprouts Farmers Market, a fast-growing organic grocer, plans to open its first Maryland store early next year in Ellicott City. The store in St. John’s Plaza at 9150 Baltimore National Pike will be one of nine new locations opening in the first three months of 2018 and part of a 30-store U.S. e…
  11. After Las Vegas shooting, Baltimore officials reviewing security of large outdoor events

    10.04 / 18:06 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    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…
  12. $22 million mixed-income apartment building under construction in West Baltimore

    10.04 / 17:10 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    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…
  13. Aberdeen awarded $796,000 grant for train station improvements; Harford denied funding for train extension

    10.04 / 15:48 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Aberdeen has been awarded a grant for nearly $800,000 for enhancements to the area around the Amtrak-MARC train station, city officials said Thursday. Included in the planned renovations will be new benches, bike racks, signs and landscaping, as well as anti-crime additions such as improved…
  14. Joppa residents protest to Harford council about proposed tire pyrolysis plant

    10.04 / 15:48 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Residents concerned about a planned waste tire recycling plant in Joppa spoke before the Harford County Council Tuesday evening, some calling for an investigation of how the county has reviewed the project. Auston LLC is seeking federal and state approvals to construct a facility where waste…
  15. Baltimore mediation center will work to ensure community engagement with police consent decree

    10.04 / 15:48 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    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…
  16. University of Maryland receives $219 million gift, largest in college's history

    10.04 / 15:08 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    The University of Maryland, College Park announced Wednesday it has received a $219 million donation from the A. James & Alice B. Clark Foundation, the largest gift in the state flagship university’s history. The money will be used to provide more scholarships, build new spaces for student c…
  17. At Knockout Fitness' fight club classes, workouts pack a punch

    10.04 / 13:41 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    The men and women barreled down the steps and into the darkened room. They were ready to fight. Trainer Chris Nissley of Knockout Fitness in Federal Hill cued up the song “2 phones” by Kevin Gates. As the hip-hop beat pumped from the speakers, the people in the class began their attack. They pou…
  18. On patrol in Baltimore: 'There would be a lot less order if we weren't around'

    10.04 / 12:44 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Baltimore Police Officer Lakea Lee had just pulled out of the Eastern District station to start her shift when the radio crackled with her first call. It was a simple crash between a cab and a van on North Avenue. Still, Lee had to take statements, bundle the cab driver into an ambulance and…
  19. Speaker Mike Busch backs Del. Aruna Miller in state's 6th Congressional District

    10.04 / 10:31 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Maryland House Speaker Michael E. Busch endorsed Del. Aruna Miller on Wednesday in her campaign for the state’s 6th Congressional District, weighing into a nascent race that will become one of the most closely watched in the state next year. The endorsement, which marks the first time a M…
  20. Program pairs Peabody student with Edenwald residents

    10.04 / 10:05 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    It’s just before lunch at Edenwald Retirement Community in Towson and about a dozen residents have gathered to hear Sam York play the oboe. York presses the black, woodwind instrument to his pursed lips and blows. The first few notes of British composer Benjamin Britten’s “Two Insect Pieces,” classic…