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Anne Arundel sheriff says courthouse ready for Capital Gazette trial

In the coming weeks, the Anne Arundel Circuit Court's security preparations for the Capital Gazette shooting trial aren’t expected to be dissimilar from other major criminal cases, officials said.

Things to do in Baltimore this week: Halloween parties, ZooBOOO!, the sounds of Motown and more

The top A&E events in the Baltimore area for the week of Oct. 20-26, 2019.

Maryland sweep: Local runners take top spots at Baltimore Running Festival, months after winning Baltimore 10-Miler

Jeremy Ardanuy and Natalie Atabek were the men’s and women’s winners Saturday in the marathon at the 2019 Baltimore Running Festival.

How to watch Ravens vs. Seahawks: Week 7 game time, TV, odds and more

Here’s what you need to know about the Week 7 game between the Ravens (4-2) and Seahawks (5-1).

Mayor Young moves to name Baltimore courthouse for U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said Friday he will move to rename the Courthouse East building in downtown Baltimore after the late U.S. Elijah E. Cummings.

The most beautiful sights in America's state and national parks

Since the first national park was created in 1872, Americans have worked to ensure that our country's breathtaking natural beauty is preserved for generations to come. Across all 50 states, there are many gorgeous national and state parks as well as national forests and tribal parks. But these 101 stunning landmarks within them are truly the best of the best and deserve a spot on your American bucket list.

Who might run for the rare opportunity that is U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings’ seat?

The sudden death of Democrat U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings ― a venerated figure who mentored a younger generation of public servants ― leaves many lawmakers, even while mourning, facing a tough decision.

Trump drops plan to host G-7 summit at his Florida golf resort in 2020; chief of staff says president ‘honestly surprised’ at intense criticism

President Donald Trump says he is reversing his plan to hold the next Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral, Florida, golf resort.

To many, Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings was an American hero. To his siblings, ‘he was so much more.’

The siblings of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore weren’t surprised by their brother’s rise to political prominence, always feeling he was destined for something big.

Baltimore is furiously knocking down vacant houses — but barely keeps up as new ones go empty

Despite demolition crews working at an unprecedented pace in recent months to tear down Baltimore’s vacant houses, the number of abandoned buildings in the city has barely budged.

Baltimore traffic once depended on a system of homemade signals

Although electric traffic signals had been around since the 1920s, Baltimore only surrendered its last hand-operated semaphore in 1951.

Maryland’s comeback bid falls short in 34-28 loss to Indiana, putting bowl hopes in jeopardy

The defeat, the fourth in five games for Maryland (3-4, 1-3), all but dashed any chance of the Terps navigating their way to six wins and bowl-eligibility.

Towson University to name new quad in honor of former minority affairs dean who was ‘an inspiration, a leader’

Just moments before unveiling an outdoor bust in honor of Julius Chapman, the school’s first Dean of Minority Affairs from 1969 to 1981, Towson President Kim Schatzel announced that the surrounding area would soon be turned into a quad where students could gather to study or socialize or do a little of both.

Considering Kirwan: Carroll politicians fear repeat of Thornton commission; MSEA supports recommendations

On its surface, the proposal that Maryland increase education funding by $4 billion statewide proposal appears beneficial to Carroll County, but some local elected officials doubt this proposal is as positive as it seems.


U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies

Rep. Elijah Cummings rose from segregated childhood to powerful political voice in Baltimore, Washington

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Baltimore Democrat, has died from complications of longstanding health problems early Thursday morning, his office said.


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