Maryland


4 People Injured, 6 Dead in Baltimore House Fire

UPDATE 5:15 p.m. Sadly, the bodies of all six children have been found; they are confirmed dead. — Our original story appears below:   BALTIMORE (AP) – Six children were…

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Baltimore, DoJ Reach Consent Decree Over Policing

A spokesman for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says the city and the U.S. Justice Department have reached an agreement on a consent decree that will require the city to reform…

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Harav Velvel Rosen, zt”l

The Baltimore community gathered today to pay kvod acharon to Harav Zev (Velvel) Rosen, zt”l, a man who contributed so much to the landscape of that city. As Menahel for…

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Baltimore Arts Building Shuttered Days After Oakland Fire

Baltimore officials have shut down an arts building for safety violations and evicted dozens of tenants three days after a fire at a California-warehouse-turned-artists’- enclave killed three dozen people. The…

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Maryland Gov. to Lead Trade Mission to Israel

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will be leading a trade mission to Israel this month, officials said Wednesday. The seven-day trip, scheduled for Sept. 19 through Sept. 26, will focus on…

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DoJ Report Blasts Baltimore Police Over Racial Bias, Force

The Justice Department and Baltimore police agreed to negotiate court-enforceable reforms after a scathing federal report released Wednesday criticized officers for using excessive force and routinely discriminating against blacks. The…

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Latest Freddie Gray Trial Ends in Acquittal

A judge acquitted a Baltimore police officer of manslaughter and other charges Monday in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who was critically injured in a police transport…

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Suspect Apprehended, Hostages Safe, at Burger King in Baltimore

Police say they’ve apprehended an armed suspect who barricaded himself in a Burger King in Southwest Baltimore and took hostages, including a seven-year-old girl for several hours. Baltimore Police said…

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Baltimore Police Issue New Use-of-Force Guidelines

The Baltimore Police Department has updated its use-of-force policy to mandate officers to immediately render aid if someone in custody complains of an injury. This comes a year after an…

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22 Rescued From Sinking Boat in Chesapeake Bay

Twenty-two people, including more than a dozen school-aged children who were on a field trip researching wildlife, were rescued Wednesday evening from a sinking boat in a remote part of…

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