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Thursday, January 31, 2013
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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The Denver mayor, after coming off the IR, fulfills his bet with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Check out the top stories from this weekend.
Minister, Civil Rights Leader Dies Vernon Dobson, a minister and leader of the civil rights movement in Baltimore, died of a stroke, on Saturday. He also served in the Navy during World War II, according to The Baltimore Sun. Baltimore's VA Office Worst in Nation The Baltimore office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs takes a year on average to process claims from service members, and make more mistakes then any other office in the nation, according to The Baltimore Sun. Police Identify Man Shot at Lutherville Light Rail Stop Patch reports Harold J. Blandon, Jr., 35, was identified as the man shot and severly wounded at the Lutherville light rail station. Three Alarm Fire Damages Rosedale Shopping Center A fire broke out in the …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
The longtime Baltimore Raven is expected to join the network’s Monday Night Countdown program.
Ray Lewis won’t be out of work for long once this football season ends. According to a report from SI.com, Lewis is expected to sign a multi-year contract with sports network ESPN and will have “a significant role” on the station’s Monday Night Countdown program. Lewis, who was drafted by the Ravens in their first draft after the franchise relocated from Cleveland, announced his impending retirement Wednesday following this year’s playoffs. Lewis, a middle linebacker, has been the heart and soul of the franchise for 17 seasons, and helped lead the team to its only Super Bowl title in 2000. The Ravens will take on the Indianapolis Colts, the franchise that broke the city’s heart when it moved in 1984, at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The volunteer group hopes its animals will bring some solace to those affected by the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
Volunteers from Pets on Wheels, a Baltimore area nonprofit that provides therapy visits with pets, will be heading to Connecticut Friday to help those affected by the school shooting in Newtown. "The dogs are a great outlet for people and children, and we hope that they can bring them some comfort," said Barb Wasaieicz, a Pets on Wheels volunteer. The caravan of two vans and passenger cars will be leaving the Baltimore area and headed for Newtown at 3 a.m. Friday and will return the same day. According to the group's website, Pets on Wheels was founded in 1982 by Dr. Frank Folke Furstenberg, a retired Sinai physician, to study the effect of animal visits on "shut-ins." "Visits are most often to nursing homes; however, assisted living …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Lawmakers from Baltimore City and Montgomery County call for stricter gun laws.
In the aftermath of the shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut last week, leaders from Baltimore City and Montgomery County are calling for stricter gun laws in the state of Maryland. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Sen. Brian Frosh and Sen. Jamie Raskin were among those who attended a press conference at the Episcopal Ecumenical Council Center in Baltimore on Wednesday to announce support for legislation aimed at curbing access to firearms. "[This] legislation is intended to address the epidemic of gun violence that has swept the country. The mass killings that we’ve experienced in theaters, in places of worship and most recently and most horribly in an elementary school," Frosh said. "We have a public health crisis that stems …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Local residents respond via social media to the tragic school shooting in Newton, CT.
(UPDATED) 5:48 p.m.—Baltimore metro area residents and leaders are sharing their sorrow and sympathy with residents of Newtown, CT where a gunman went on a rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. According to Newtown Patch, 27 people were killed—18 of them children—at the school on Friday. Newtown Patch is reporting the identification in the shooter is currently being withheld by law enforcement following the possible mis-identification of a shooter earlier in the day. In the wake of the tragedy Baltimore County police have stepped up patrols at local schools. The shooting in Newtown comes after a shooting at Perry Hall High School in August. One students was critically injured in that attack, but survived his wounds. Towson Patch Editor…
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Search and arrest warrants were executed in Baltimore City and Baltimore County on Tuesday.
Law enforcement agencies executed 20 search warrants, and made more than a dozen arrests on Tuesday morning after federal and state indictments for heroin and marijuana distribution were returned against 34 people. The search and arrest warrants were executed in Baltimore County and Baltimore City, and resulted in the seizure of ammunition, suspected heroin pills and tens of thousands of dollars, according to a Baltimore Police Department news release. An investigation of this drug organization began in 2011 and culminated with wiretaps on 10 phone lines on Sept. 2012. Brandon Clark, 25, Anthon Harris, 21, Stanford Stewart, 65, Raheem Baker 21 and five others were indicted on federal drug charges, according to the release. Tyrell Allsup, …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay checks in on the Hampden eatery after his visit last year.
Gordon Ramsay’s "Kitchen Nightmares'" return to Café Hon will air on Fox Friday night, according to the show’s website. Ramsay, a celebrity chef known for his obscenity laced rants, first visited the Hampden restaurant in 2011 after the eatery nearly went under following its owner, Denise Whiting, trademarking the colloquialism "hon." The controversy lead to a series of protests, boycotts and bad publicity for the café, and Whiting told Ramsay on the show she was on the verge of going out of business. But when the show concluded, after a makeover of the restaurant and its menu, and Whiting apologized for the trademark kerfuffle, all seemed to be right with the world. As of this afternoon Café Hon was still open and operating. Find out how …