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In Wake of Black Bowie State Student’s Murder in College Park, UMD President Promises to Fight Hate on Campus

2 Written by: | Thursday, May 25, 2017 2:39pm

A shot of the University of Maryland’s McKeldin Library, via Wikimedia Commons.

“United by this recent tragedy, we can be a force for good. Together, we can be stronger and smarter than those who would divide us and subvert the values that undergird our University and our democracy.”

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City Police Stepping Up Patrols After Deadly ISIS Attack in Manchester

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:53am

Monday’s deadly terrorist attack in Manchester, England, is having repercussions here in Baltimore City, with local authorities staying on their toes to try to fend off any similar tragedies on their home turf..

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Father Maskell’s DNA Doesn’t Match with Evidence from Murdered Nun’s Crime Scene, Baltimore Co. Police Say

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 17, 2017 5:14pm

Image via Netflix

In a case that’s becoming more worthy of its own Netflix show every month, police have now determined that DNA from a late priest named as a suspect in Sister Cathy Cesnik’s 1969 murder in Baltimore County doesn’t match with DNA found at the crime scene.

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Years Later, Authorities Say They Have Caught 3-Year-Old McKenzie Elliott’s Killer

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 4:04pm

A poster of McKenzie Elliott, 3, who was killed in a shooting in Waverly in August 2014. Photo via BPD spokesman T.J. Smith/Twitter.

On a Friday evening in summer 2014, as three-year-old McKenzie Elliot stood outside on her family’s porch in Waverly, gunfire erupted nearby. When it was over, Elliott had been fatally wounded by a stray round. The murder sent chills throughout Baltimore.

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Oral Arguments in Adnan Syed’s Appeal Begin June 1

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 9:38am

Nearly months since the day Adnan Syed’s 2000 murder conviction was overturned by a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge, the infamous podcast subject will get his new day in court.

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Culture

Watch: Netflix Releases Trailer for ‘The Keepers,’ a New Series About a Baltimore Nun’s Murder

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 1:50pm

Netflix has released the official trailer for its new documentary series exploring the cover-up of the 1969 murder of Baltimore nun Sister Catherine Cesnik.

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Netflix to Spotlight Baltimore Nun’s 1969 Murder in New Documentary Series

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 17, 2017 12:59pm

Image via Netflix

A new seven-part Netflix series will explore the unsolved 1969 killing of a 26-year-old nun at Baltimore’s former Archbishop Keough High School.

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Monday Morning Headlines: Light City Winds Down After Week of Tumultuous Weather; General Assembly Passes Compromise Brewery Bill; and More

0 Written by: | Monday, Apr 10, 2017 7:23am

After rain, wind and sunshine, lights turn off for Baltimore’s Light City festival – Baltimore Sun

Lawmakers To Finalize Opioid Abuse Bills On The Last Day Of Session – WBAL

Maryland lawmakers OK changes to craft brewers bill – AP

Police: Suspect Carjacks Woman With Grandson; Shoots At Fire Commander – CBS Baltimore

New York Yankees rally to avoid sweep in Baltimore – UPI

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Wednesday Morning Headlines: An Arrest Over Roadside Signs in Baltimore County; Baltimore Robotics Team Reaches New Heights; and More

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Apr 05, 2017 7:24am

Baltimore County activist’s crusade against roadside signs leads to criminal charge – Baltimore Sun

Here’s what police consent decrees found in Ferguson, Baltimore – CNN

State health nominee helms department without Senate confirmation – WYPR

Baltimore robotics club advances to district championship in first year – Fox45

Police Make Arrest In Randallstown Double Murder – CBS Baltimore

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Parents of Racist Baltimore Man Charged in NYC Murder Stop Paying for His Attorney

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 04, 2017 5:14pm

Photos via NYPD/Twitter

A 28-year-old Hampden man likely sitting in a cell in Riker’s Island at this very moment needs a new attorney, according to his now-former attorney.

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