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Baltimore teen charged in triple shooting Sunday afternoon

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Baltimore teen charged in triple shooting Sunday afternoon

- A 17-year-old from Southwest Baltimore has been charged with attempted murder in a triple shooting Sunday afternoon in the Brooklyn neighborhood of South Baltimore. Demonte Doleman, of the Winchester neighborhood, was arrested Wednesday and is held at Central Booking. Police said they were led to the teenager after interviewing witnesses, watching video footage and reviewing evidence found in the 3700 block of South Hanover St
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Maryland basketball’s Big Ten schedule includes 2 games in early December

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Maryland basketball’s Big Ten schedule includes 2 games in early December

- After Maryland basketball announced its non-conference schedule on Monday, the Terps’ full 2017-18 schedule was released Wednesday, following the Big Ten announcing conference matchups. Due to the conference tournament being moved up a week, the Terps will have two Big Ten matchups in the middle of their non-conference slate. Maryland opens Big Ten play at home against Purdue on Dec. 1, then will head to Illinois on Dec
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Howard County Jewish community raises $10K for Jews in Uganda

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Howard County Jewish community raises $10K for Jews in Uganda

- Famine in East Africa caught the attention of members of the Jewish Federation of Howard County last month when they learned of a small Jewish community in Uganda, known as the Abayudaya, who are suffering from starvation. In partnership with the Howard County Board of Rabbis, the local Jewish federation started an emergency fundraising campaign to help feed the Abayudaya, raising more than $10,000 in less than a week
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In Baltimore, police face pressure to halt violence and heated scrutiny of arrests

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In Baltimore, police face pressure to halt violence and heated scrutiny of arrests

- In the middle of an East Baltimore street, three police officers struggled to subdue an alleged drug dealer as a gathering crowd screamed objections and recorded the officers’ every move. A video of the incident last week quickly racked up tens of thousands of views on Facebook. The footage shows an officer pushing the man’s chest onto the pavement and placing a knee on his lower back
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Washington County Fair rides undergo strict inspection process

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Washington County Fair rides undergo strict inspection process

- Related Coverage From the Scrambler to the Orbiter and the Polar Express, the fair has a variety of options for those looking for a thrill, including a new roller coaster. “It’s only one month old. This is the second time its been set up and it’s really exciting,” said Harold Fera, who owns Johnston-based Rockwell Amusements. For decades, Fera’s company has been providing rides to the fair
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Washington County sheriff seeks extra funds to hire two more deputies

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Washington County sheriff seeks extra funds to hire two more deputies

- Sheriff Mike Robinson is taking his case for an increase in officers to the residents of Washington County. In an email Tuesday, Robinson said he is asking the Washington County Board to increase his budget by $87,000 to hire two additional deputies. The emails were sent to members of the E-Patrol, a neighborhood watch group that covers the entire county. The additional officers are needed, he said, to improve coverage and ease the strain that overtime is causing staff
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Planned Guinness brewery gets liquor license for taproom in Maryland

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Planned Guinness brewery gets liquor license for taproom in Maryland

- The company that owns Guinness beer has been granted a liquor license for its planned taproom in Maryland. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said Wednesday that Diageo North America has been granted a liquor license for people to drink at the facility and taproom. The company is reviving a historic building for a combined a packaging and warehousing operation and a taproom
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After Racist Rage, Statues Fall Quietly

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After Racist Rage, Statues Fall Quietly

- For more than a year, members of the Baltimore City Council, like officials in many communities across the nation, had drifted indecisively about the fate of the city’s increasingly controversial Confederate monuments. Then, last weekend, white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va., violently resurrected the frightening ghosts of the Civil War. That settled the issue in Baltimore: On Monday night, the Council voted unanimously to take down the statues
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Baltimore woman, once Public Enemy No. 1, sentenced to 100 years for shootings

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Baltimore woman, once Public Enemy No. 1, sentenced to 100 years for shootings

- A 31-year-old woman from Northeast Baltimore was sentenced Tuesday to 100 years in prison for wounding two women, one of whom was pregnant, during a shootout in September, prosecutors said. Baltimore police had named Marion Daughton “Public Enemey No. 1” after the gunfight in East Baltimore left a 34-year-old man dead and the two women shot in their legs. Daughton, of the Parkside neighborhood, was found guilty last month of two counts each of attempted second-degree murder and using a handgun in a violent crime
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Columbia man charged in two gas station armed robberies

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Columbia man charged in two gas station armed robberies

- Howard County police arrested a Columbia man Tuesday after two gas station employees were robbed at knife-point over the weekend. Mancel Mbossa-Mbolla, 21, was charged with two counts of armed robbery, robbery and theft as well as multiple counts of assault. He is being held at the county jail on $100,000 bail, according to the Maryland Judiciary website. No attorney was assigned to Mbossa-Mbolla as of Wednesday afternoon
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Both sides of Civil War represented in Harford courthouse portraits

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Both sides of Civil War represented in Harford courthouse portraits

- A portrait of Brigadier Gen. James Jay Archer, a Bel Air native and Southern sympathizer who led "Archer's Brigade" in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia commanded by Robert E. Lee, is tucked away on a wall on the second floor of the Harford County Courthouse in Bel Air. In the adjacent ceremonial courtroom hangs a portrait of Judge James Watters, a cavalryman for the Confederate Army during the Civil War, along with a portrait of Col
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Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore

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Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore

- BALTIMORE -- Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there. Mayor Catherine Pugh said crews began removing the city's four Confederate monuments late Tuesday and finished around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. Pugh made the decision Tuesday morning to remove the statues that night, her spokesman Anthony McCarthy said at a news conference Wednesday
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Mariners vs. Orioles: Live updates as Seattle looks for series win over Baltimore

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Mariners vs. Orioles: Live updates as Seattle looks for series win over Baltimore

- The Mariners shook off the bad taste of a five-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Orioles Tuesday night. The team gets back to it for a day game Wednesday, looking for the series win. Follow our live coverage, analysis and commentary above as the Mariners (60-61) face the Orioles (59-61) in the rubber game of the three-game series at Safeco Field in Seattle
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European aluminum maker Constellium to move U.S. offices to downtown Baltimore

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European aluminum maker Constellium to move U.S. offices to downtown Baltimore

- A European aluminum manufacturer plans to relocate its U.S. corporate offices from New York to Baltimore. Constellium US Holdings II LLC, whose parent company is headquartered in Amsterdam, already has started moving workers into its new office at 300 East Lombard Street. At least 25 senior management and executives — a combination of new hires and relocated employees — will be based there by the end of 2018, according to Constellium
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As Baltimore removes confederate monuments, should Delaware be next?

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As Baltimore removes confederate monuments, should Delaware be next?

- Baltimore began hauling away confederate monuments in the wee-hours of the morning on Wednesday, a move that comes on the heels of the white nationalist rally in Virginia that turned deadly. According to the Associated Press, WBAL-TV in Baltimore reported that a monument dedicated to Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson" was removed from its pedestal around 3 a
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NASA scientist talks about The Great Solar Eclipse

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NASA scientist talks about The Great Solar Eclipse

- Scientist Yari Collado-Vega from Nasa's Space Flight Center in Maryland stopped by ABC7 on Wedneday to talk about what we can expect Monday and the safest way to enjoy the eclipse.
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  • In Baltimore, police face pressure to halt violence and heated scrutiny of arrests
    In Baltimore, police face pressure to halt violence and heated scrutiny of arrests

    , baltimoresun.com

    In the middle of an East Baltimore street, three police officers struggled to subdue an alleged drug dealer as a gathering crowd screamed objections and recorded the officers’ every move. A video of the incident last week quickly racked up tens of thousands of views on Facebook. The footage shows an officer pushing the man’s chest onto the pavement and placing a knee on his lower back
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Politics & Government

  • Senate health-care bill panned by Republicans in Maryland and Virginia
    Senate health-care bill panned by Republicans in Maryland and Virginia

    , washingtonpost.com

    Democratic and Republican officials in the Washington region are panning the draft Senate legislation to overhaul the U.S. health-care system. A spokeswoman for Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R), who is up for reelection next year, said the Senate proposal does not work for Maryland and that Congress should start over. Virginia GOP lawmakers object to provisions they say would penalize states such as Virginia that chose not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare
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Sports

  • Maryland basketball’s Big Ten schedule includes 2 games in early December
    Maryland basketball’s Big Ten schedule includes 2 games in early December

    , testudotimes.com

    After Maryland basketball announced its non-conference schedule on Monday, the Terps’ full 2017-18 schedule was released Wednesday, following the Big Ten announcing conference matchups. Due to the conference tournament being moved up a week, the Terps will have two Big Ten matchups in the middle of their non-conference slate. Maryland opens Big Ten play at home against Purdue on Dec. 1, then will head to Illinois on Dec
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Business

  • Three-bedroom, two-bath condo in Rockville lists for $249,900
    Three-bedroom, two-bath condo in Rockville lists for $249,900

    , washingtonpost.com

    Steep prices in Montgomery County stop some prospective buyers in their tracks, especially if they are looking for a place with room for a family. The median sales price for a home in Montgomery County was $440,000 in June, according to Bright MLS, but prices are steeper for residences closer to the District, downtown Bethesda and a Metro station. Buyers willing to look at condos may find a more affordable option, but don’t forget to include the condo fees in your monthly housing budget
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Health

  • Doctors may be over-prescribing seizure drugs to treat pain
    Doctors may be over-prescribing seizure drugs to treat pain

    , baltimoresun.com

    Physicians might be relying too heavily on "off-label" use of epilepsy drugs as an alternative to prescribing narcotic painkillers, two experts in internal medicine contend. Doctors are prescribing the anti-seizure drugs gabapentin (Neurontin) and pregabalin (Lyrica) to treat pain more frequently, partly in response to the opioid epidemic in the United States, said Dr. Allan Brett. He's a professor of clinical internal medicine with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia
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Family & Parenting

  • Baltimore mother mourning murdered son has message for others in the game: 'You've got to get out'
    Baltimore mother mourning murdered son has message for others in the game: 'You've got to get out'

    , baltimoresun.com

    The last time they were together, Nicol Waters and her son Vincent talked bluntly about his involvement in Baltimore’s criminal underworld, and their shared desire that he get out before it got him killed. The younger Waters, 24, who went by “Bellz” and was a father of four children under 5, told his mother, “I just need to do something else, but I don’t know how to take care of my family
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Society & Culture

  • Howard County Jewish community raises $10K for Jews in Uganda
    Howard County Jewish community raises $10K for Jews in Uganda

    , baltimoresun.com

    Famine in East Africa caught the attention of members of the Jewish Federation of Howard County last month when they learned of a small Jewish community in Uganda, known as the Abayudaya, who are suffering from starvation. In partnership with the Howard County Board of Rabbis, the local Jewish federation started an emergency fundraising campaign to help feed the Abayudaya, raising more than $10,000 in less than a week
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Entertainment & Arts

  • At Baltimore bars, tiki cocktails get a craft makeover
    At Baltimore bars, tiki cocktails get a craft makeover

    , baltimoresun.com

    Until recently, tiki-cocktail culture — which began on the West Coast in the 1930s as nuanced and complex rum-based drinks — seemed redefined by sugary, plastic-bottle mixes of pre-blended Mai Tais and blue-hued hurricanes. “When I first started bartending, someone asked, ‘What’s in a Mai Tai? What’s in a Rum Runner?’ ” recalled Nick Ramey, beverage director for local restaurant group Southern Boys Concepts
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Education

  • Houston TV news reporter tapped for top media job at HISD
    Houston TV news reporter tapped for top media job at HISD

    , chron.com

    A reporter for ABC-13 Eyewitness News has been appointed press secretary for the Houston Independent School District, according to a news release from the district. Tracy Clemons, who joined Houston's ABC affiliate in 2014, begins his new job on July 24. A Virginia native, Clemons holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland at College Park
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Farming

  • Harford farmers expect good corn yields, but prices could be better
    Harford farmers expect good corn yields, but prices could be better

    , baltimoresun.com

    A rainy July has led to a robust Harford County corn crop in August, as the rainy weather hit just as the corn was going through its crucial pollination period, according to a Harford County Extension agent. "The corn crop here looks fantastic," said Andrew Kness, agriculture extension educator for the University of Maryland Extension's Harford County office in Forest Hill
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Travel & Recreation

  • Muslim Food Fest returns to Baltimore
    Muslim Food Fest returns to Baltimore

    , baltimoresun.com

    The Muslim Food Fest will return to Baltimore for a fifth year Aug. 12. The family-friendly festival features foods from halal vendors in the area. New this year is a bazaar of more than 30 purveyors selling clothing, toys, accessories and services. The event runs from noon to 10 p.m. at the Islamic Society of Baltimore (6631 Johnnycake Road). In addition to plenty of halal food, the festival will incorporate live music, games and competitions
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Law & Crime

  • In Baltimore, police face pressure to halt violence and heated scrutiny of arrests
    In Baltimore, police face pressure to halt violence and heated scrutiny of arrests

    , baltimoresun.com

    In the middle of an East Baltimore street, three police officers struggled to subdue an alleged drug dealer as a gathering crowd screamed objections and recorded the officers’ every move. A video of the incident last week quickly racked up tens of thousands of views on Facebook. The footage shows an officer pushing the man’s chest onto the pavement and placing a knee on his lower back
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Life & Style

  • Food Bank's latest students complete training seminar, gaining 'a core set of skills'
    Food Bank's latest students complete training seminar, gaining 'a core set of skills'

    , baltimoresun.com

    Jerome Gause always liked cooking, but for the 20-year-old from Towson it had always been just a hobby. But one month into unemployment, when he could no longer "sit around all day and do nothing," he realized he could turn that hobby into a career path. So in February he searched online for culinary arts schools, and one of the first results was the Maryland Food Bank's FoodWorks program, a culinary training seminar
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Media & Information

  • Beware undisclosed influence on local news
    Beware undisclosed influence on local news

    , missoulian.com

    Many readers are aware that KECI-TV recently was purchased by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, a Maryland-based firm that is the nation’s largest owner of television stations. Most of Sinclair’s more than 170 stations are located in small- and medium-sized cities such as Missoula. However, in May Sinclair announced that it would acquire the Tribune Media Company. This would add 42 television stations to Sinclair’s network, including ones in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago
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Real Estate

  • Wary of low income housing, neighbors express opposition to Rock Spring retail, apartment complex
    Wary of low income housing, neighbors express opposition to Rock Spring retail, apartment complex

    , baltimoresun.com

    A mixed-use residential and retail project proposed for Forest Hill drew a standing-room only crowd opposed to it during a Harford County Development Advisory Committee meeting Wednesday. Osprey Property Companies, of Annapolis, is seeking Harford County approval to build Rock Spring Station, a three-story structure at 2000 Rock Spring Road in Forest Hill. The first story would be reserved for retail, while the second and third stories would be for apartments, according to Brian Lopez, executive vice president for Osprey
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