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Maryland's top court to hear arguments in "Serial" case

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's highest court is set to hear arguments in the high-profile case of a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in a hit podcast. The Maryland Court of Sp...

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' at Baltimore theater, causing panic

BALTIMORE (AP) — A man laced the atmosphere of a Baltimore theater with menace when he began shouting "Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!" during intermission of a classic play set in a Jewish village in czaris...

FBI: Baltimore homicide rate topped US big cities in 2017

BALTIMORE (AP) — New crime statistics released by the FBI place Baltimore's homicide rate last year well above that of any other large American metropolis, making it an anomaly in the national crime l...

Archbishop: Maryland AG investigating records in abuse probe

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's attorney general is delving into records of the Baltimore archdiocese as part of an investigation into child sex abuse, the latest U.S. state seeking confidential church fi...

Shooting suspect was twice hospitalized for mental illness

BALTIMORE (AP) — The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland revie...

Officials: Swath of flood-prone Maryland town must be razed

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Moving to safeguard the public after raging floodwaters engulfed a Maryland town's main street twice in two years, authorities have announced a plan to demolish roughly 5 per...

Hundreds celebrate the life of slain Maryland journalist

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Days after journalist Rob Hiaasen and four colleagues were shot to death by a gunman who blasted his way into the Capital Gazette's newsroom, an overflow crowd gathered on Mon...

Social media played big role during, after attack on paper

BALTIMORE (AP) — Amid a devastating attack that killed five people at a historic Maryland newspaper, journalists at the paper took to social media to seek help and report on the fatal shooting. ...

Paper's staff takes to social media to share alarm, resolve

BALTIMORE (AP) — Journalists at a historic Maryland newspaper took to social media to seek help and inform others what was happening during a gunman's deadly attack. In the aftermath...

Immigration tops conflicting motivations for primary voters

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bitterness clashing with hope. Calls for civility colliding with cries for payback. Unity versus division. The often conflicting motivations of U.S. voters in Tuesda...

After the floods, locals ask 'should I stay or should I go?'

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — After the second flash flood in less than two years ripped apart an historic Maryland mill town, hundreds of residents and business owners are again asking themselves: "Shoul...

Manning friend says she's safe after window-ledge tweet

BALTIMORE (AP) — A close friend and colleague of Chelsea Manning said Monday that the convicted leaker of government secrets and longshot candidate for U.S. Senate is safe after a photo on her Twitter...

Witnesses: Frantic effort to save officer who was run over

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Heavily armed police swarmed into a suburban Baltimore community where a female officer was fatally injured Monday, searching for at least one armed suspect after witnesses reported...

Chelsea Manning: Insurgent bid for US Senate is genuine

NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning is no longer living as a transgender woman in a male military prison, serving the lengthiest sentence ever for revealing U.S. government secrets. She's free ...

In opioid epidemic, some cities strain to afford OD antidote

BALTIMORE (AP) — On a Baltimore street corner, public health workers hand out a life-saving overdose antidote to residents painfully familiar with the ravages of America's opioid epidemic. But the tra...