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  1. U.S. salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico; 1 dead, dozens sick in 12 states

    07.26 / 18:37 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has been blamed for the death of a person in New York City and for sickening 46 others in 12 states. The Food and Drug Administration said in a news release Tuesday that it…
  2. Anne Arundel fire engine involved in Severna Park crash

    07.26 / 18:37 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    An Anne Arundel County Fire Department vehicle was involved in a collision with another vehicle Wednesday morning in Severna Park, county police said. Two vehicles were involved in the accident at the intersection of Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard and Hill Road, police spokesman Marc Limansky…
  3. Revived Baltimore speed camera system to begin issuing $40 fines Monday

    07.26 / 17:36 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Baltimore’s new transportation director said Wednesday the city will begin issuing speed camera fines Monday — the first time since 2013. Transportation Director Michelle Pourciau said 10 speed cameras will begin issuing $40 fines and eight red light cameras would begin a month-long warning pha…
  4. Police identify victim of fatal crash on Route 1 near Darlington Tuesday

    07.26 / 17:36 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Maryland State Police have identified the victim of Tuesday morning's fatal accident on Route 1 south of Darlington as Justin Odoms, 45. Odoms was pronounced dead at the scene after the Jeep Grand Cherokee he was driving collided head-on with a tractor-trailer, to a State Police news release.…
  5. Columbia-based gymGO lets you work out with trainers via live, two-way streaming

    07.26 / 16:34 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Megan Crouse stood on a black yoga mat spread across the floor of her family room in Monrovia and pushed two 5-pound dumbbells above her head into an overhead press. Personal trainer Donavan Cox chided Crouse a bit from the flat-screen television on the wall in front of her. Cox, who was…
  6. $1M settlement proposed for family of Tyrone West

    07.26 / 16:34 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Baltimore officials said Wednesday they plan to pay the family of Tyrone West $600,000 to settle a wrongful death lawsuit — the same day state officials planned to award the family $400,000. The $1 million in payments is one of the largest settlements in recent memory over allegations of p…
  7. No, Deep Creek Lake is not going to be drained

    07.26 / 16:34 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Deep Creek Lake stewards are on guard for an invasion of non-native zebra mussels, but they aren’t about to drain the Western Maryland waterway because of it, as a widely shared article recently suggested. The posting on breakingnews247.net — a website that suggests visitors “write an article and…
  8. Guitar in tow, Cantor Benjamin Kintisch joins Columbia Jewish Congregation

    07.26 / 16:34 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    When Benjamin Kintisch showed up for his audition to be Columbia Jewish Congregation's new cantor, he wore a suit and tie. The formal wear drew jokes, he said, but the audition, in which he led a service on his guitar, convinced him that the job was a good fit. "The room just filled with song…
  9. Gov. Larry Hogan's chief of staff leaving as former aide returns

    07.26 / 15:34 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Gov. Larry Hogan’s chief of staff, Sam Malhotra, is leaving the administration after less than a year in that post, the Governor’s Office confirmed Wednesday. Malhotra will be replaced by Matthew A. Clark, the Republican governor’s former communications director. The staff changes comes as Hogan…
  10. Ponies cross from Assateague to Chincoteague in annual swim

    07.26 / 13:27 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    The 2017 Chincoteague Pony Swim has been completed during a beautiful morning on the Delmarva peninsula. As dawn broke, the annual spectacle began, with a team of local wranglers — the Saltwater Cowboys — driving the herd of about 200 ponies from their home on Assateague Island across the qua…
  11. Police investigating after shooting in Loch Raven

    07.26 / 13:27 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Baltimore Police are investigating after a man was shot in Northeast Baltimore Wednesday morning. At about 3:20 a.m., a 22-year-old man arrived at an area hospital after being shot in the wrist and shoulder in the 1700 block of Sherwood Avenue in Loch Raven. Police said detectives believe the…
  12. New pastor brings fresh ideas to Ascension Lutheran Church

    07.26 / 13:27 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    The Rev. Nancy Kraft says it takes five years for a church to change its mission and the way in which it approaches the community, but after just one year at the helm, the new pastor said change is happening much faster than she expected at Ascension Lutheran Church, in Towson. Under Kraft's…
  13. NAACP calls for end to for-profit charter schools

    07.26 / 12:27 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    The NAACP is calling for tighter restrictions on charter schools and the elimination of for-profit charters as part of a broad array of actions leaders want to see taken on the local and national level to improve public education for children of color. In a report released Wednesday, the…
  14. One year after deadly flood, officials hope to defend Ellicott City against destruction in the future

    07.26 / 10:27 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Ellicott City was established nearly 250 years ago, but it only took a flash flood two hours to rip through Main Street on July 30, 2016 and blow out shop windows, sweep away possessions and ravage livelihoods. Sally Fox Tennant's craft shop Discoveries is among those damaged stores. Her Main…
  15. Power line project routes revised, more meetings set

    07.26 / 10:27 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Transource Energy announced this week it has scheduled another round of informational meetings in early August to discuss its planned Independence Energy Connection project's "refined" routes across southern York and northwestern Harford counties. The company's release of the latest potential…
  16. First chef's challenge a hit at Harford Farm Fair

    07.26 / 10:27 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Uncle's Hawaiian Grindz chefs Travis Szerensits and Zack Trabbold won the inaugural chef's challenge at the Harford County Farm Fair Tuesday, an event that's one of a number of new attractions to celebrate the fair's 30th year. "I think it's wonderful that they're trying something different…
  17. CTE was nearly ubiquitous among former NFL players who donated their brains to science

    07.26 / 01:50 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    In a group of more than 100 professional football players whose brains were examined after their death, new research has found that virtually all suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a condition likely brought on by repeated blows to the head. At a Boston University program that…
  18. Two men fatally shot in Baltimore, marking 198th and 199th homicide of 2017

    07.26 / 01:50 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Two men were fatally shot in separate incidents on Tuesday, according to Baltimore Police. Officers responded to the 2900 block of Belmont Avenue about 12:57 p.m. and located a wounded man, police said. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Around 5:30 p.m., police went to the 5400…
  19. Wild horse dies after eating dog food in Assateague

    07.26 / 00:42 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Officials say a wild horse had been found dead after eating dog food that someone improperly stored at Assateague Island National Seashore. The National Park Service said in a statement that the body of the 7-year-old mare called Chama Wingapo was found dead in a campground on Thursday. The…
  20. State reaches settlement in Tyrone West death lawsuit

    07.26 / 00:42 www.baltimoresun.com Baltimoresun.com - Maryland
    Maryland has reached a $400,000 agreement to settle its share of a lawsuit in the 2013 death of Tyrone West from injuries received during a traffic stop in Northeast Baltimore. The settlement is scheduled for a vote Wednesday by the state Board of Public Works. It is part of the resolution of…