Friday Afternoon Headlines: West Nile Virus Cases in Baltimore; Lawyers to Challenge Cellphone Tracking; Plank Denies Park Plans; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 28, 2015 5:02pm

Lawyers plan challenge to arrests based on secret cellphone tracking — USA Today

Maryland state superintendent resigns for new job — Baltimore Sun

Baltimore City Health Dept. announces first cases of West Nile virus — CBS Baltimore

Preseason injuries taking toll on Ravens — WBAL-TV

What pieces can Baltimore use to build better Broadband — BBJ

Sagamore: No plans for West Covington Park land — Md. Daily Record


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Maryland Police Officer Goes Viral–For a Good Reason This Time

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 28, 2015 8:57am

Okay, so maybe his footwork wasn't THIS fancy. (Photo via the Denver Post archive)

Okay, so maybe his footwork wasn’t THIS fancy. (Photo via the Denver Post archive)

When a police officer goes viral these days, it’s often because something awful has happened. So it’s nice to see Prince George’s police corporal Alan Jones get a lot of attention for something good. Read More →


Friday Morning Headlines: Md. Corrections Employees Face Assault, Looting Charges; Chris Christie Fundraises in Baltimore with Pal Hogan; Schools Figuring Out How to Serve Breakfast to More Students; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 28, 2015 7:00am

Assault, looting among charges for Md. corrections employees still on the job – Washington Post

Penn-North CVS burned in unrest to be demolished starting Friday – Baltimore Sun

Schools use creative measures to serve breakfast to more students – Baltimore Sun

Chris Christie Holds Md. Fundraiser With Gov. Hogan As Guest – CBS Baltimore

Station North apartment project needs to bring back ‘playfulness,’ design panel says – Baltimore Business Journal


Thursday Afternoon Headlines: 93-Year-Old Woman Injured in Shooting; West Baltimore CVS Stores to Rebuild; State Fair Kickoff; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 4:47pm

93-year-old woman injured in recent shootings, police say — Baltimore Sun

Rebuilding begins for CVS stores damaged in unrest — CBS Baltimore

Penn North Safe Zone kids take on Baltimore City Hall — ABC2

Maryland State Fair set to kick off — WBAL-TV

Will Hill re-ups with Ravens — ESPN

Scott Plank unveils wellness center at Locust Point school — BBJ



Thursday Morning Headlines: Mizeur Endorses Van Hollen for Senate; West Nile Case in the County Prompts Spraying; “12 O’Clock Boys” Theme Park for Baltimore; and More

0 Written by: | Thursday, Aug 27, 2015 7:00am

Heather Mizeur endorses Rep. Chris Van Hollen in Maryland Senate race – Washington Post

Major League Baseball wants more city kids to ‘play ball’ – Baltimore Sun

Spraying in Baltimore County after report of West Nile case – Baltimore Sun

A ’12 O’Clock Boys’ theme park for Baltimore – Baltimore Sun

Franchot flips out over standardized testing contract – Maryland Reporter

Tag Team: The Graffiti Artists of David Simon’s ‘Show Me a Hero’ – CityLab

Cal Ripken Jr. reflects on the streak as Orioles prepare celebration – Baltimore Business Journal


Wednesday Afternoon Headlines: Virginia Shootings Take Us to a New Level of Media Immersion, Intrusion; BPD Cop Arrested in Ocean City; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 5:12pm

Virginia TV shootings take us to a new level of media immersion, intrusion — David Zurawik, Baltimore Sun

Overall crime down in Baltimore County, though homicides increase — Baltimore Sun

City officer charged with disorderly conduct, public intoxication in Ocean City — CBS Baltimore

Baltimore school gets big donation — WBAL-TV

Under Armour shareholders approve stock split, Plank says more will follow — BBJ

Jason Hardebeck named Baltimore City Broadband Coordinator — Baltimore


Wednesday Morning Headlines: Capitals Owners Predicts That Baltimore Will Be Absorbed Into D.C. by 2050; Four Teens Stabbed in SoWeBo; O’s Lose Six Straight; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 7:00am

Judge rejects subpoenas for prosecutors to take witness stand at first Freddie Gray hearing – Baltimore Sun

Allegations against Shattuck in Baltimore County to be re-examined – Baltimore Sun

Last inmate is transferred out of the scandal-plagued Baltimore jail – Washington Post

Adding 9,200 jobs in July gives Marylanders reason to celebrate, economist says – Maryland Reporter

4 Teens Stabbed In Southwest Baltimore; 1 Fighting For His Life – CBS Baltimore

Orioles suffer season-worst sixth straight loss, fall 3-2 to Royals to move back under .500 – Baltimore Sun

Capitals, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis says Baltimore will become part of a D.C. supercity – Baltimore Business Journal


Tuesday Afternoon Headlines: How Companies Make Millions Off of Lead-Poisoned, Poor Blacks; Video May Show Trooper Shooting; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 5:12pm

How companies make millions off of lead-poisoned, poor blacks — Washington Post

Baltimore to get $4 million grant to address lead paint in homes — Baltimore Sun

Light rail system halted after car gets stuck on tracks — CBS Baltimore

Surveillance video may show fatal trooper shooting in Cecil County — WBAL-TV

The Exelon-Pepco merger just got more complicated — BBJ


Tuesday Morning Headlines: Ravens Stand Behind Terrell Suggs; Syed’s Attorney Says There’s New Evidence to Overturn Conviction; “Super Lice” Found in Md.; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Aug 25, 2015 7:00am

Maryland couple charged in murder of 10-week-old baby – Washington Post

Orioles drop fifth in a row as Royals rally with seven-run sixth – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore police recruits receive cognitive training to better handle stress – Baltimore Sun

Terrell Suggs’ play on Sam Bradford ‘exactly the way’ Ravens wanted it done – Baltimore Sun

Adnan Syed’s defense attorney says he has new evidence to overturn conviction – Baltimore Sun

Md. savings on new standardized school tests are questioned – Maryland Reporter

“Super Lice” Reported in Maryland – CBS Baltimore

Baltimore City urges vaccinations before back-to-school – ABC2


Monday Afternoon Headlines: Plot to Smuggle Contraband Into Prison by Drone; Johns Hopkins’ Legacy; Settlement Reached With Slumlord; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Aug 24, 2015 4:43pm

First, Do No Harm? The Johns Hopkins System’s Toxic Legacy in Baltimore — The Leveller

Slumlord and communities reach settlement — WYPR

Maryland police union officials oppose changes to rights law — Baltimore Sun

Officials find neglected horses with 3-ft.-long hooves — CBS Baltimore

TSA: Man had loaded gun in bag at BWI/Marshall — WBAL-TV

Constellation inks naming rights deal at M&T Bank Stadium — BBJ

Drone delivery coming to a Maryland prison near you? — Baltimore

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