Category: Baltimore

Presidential checklist: jockeying for position


Gov. Martin O’Malley signs a bill in Annapolis, Md., on Monday, May 5, 2014 to raise the state’s minimum wage in steps over several years to $10.10 in July 2018. Delegate Adrienne Jones (right), House Speaker Pro Tem, and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller (left) are sitting next to the governor. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)

Baltimore Elementary School Introduces Students to More Fruits and Veggies Thru Smoothie Bar

Screen Shot 2014-04-29 at 5.53.09 PMOne Baltimore elementary school is getting its students to eat more fruits and veggies byway of a smoothie bar complete with an array of produce including spinach, carrots, cucumbers, strawberries, pineapples, bananas, chia seeds, almond milk, and coconut water.

Colleges seek to improve remedial programs

Naesea Price, Rahman Hassan

This photo taken March 12, 2014, shows developmental reading professor Naesea Price, left, giving student Rahman Hassan information on her office hours after a remedial English course at Baltimore City Community College in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

$500K in cognac heisted from truck near Baltimore


ROSEDALE, Md. (AP) — Police are investigating the theft of more than $500,000 worth of cognac, carried away in a truck and trailer near Baltimore.

Baltimore County Police say thieves broke into a fenced-in parking area in Rosedale early March 16. That’s when they stole a truck and trailer that was carrying a cargo container with more than 2,100 cases of Hennessey Cognac.

Gregory Kane, former Baltimore newspaper columnist, dies at 62

Gregory Kane (Courtesy Photo)

Gregory Kane (Courtesy Photo)

BALTIMORE–Gregory P. Kane, former columnist for the Baltimore Sun and other area newspapers, died of cancer Tuesday at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was 62.

Planning Students Investigating Controversial Harbor Point Development Project

Final_Identity_1On Wednesday, February 5th, Professor Tonya Sanders, PhD and students enrolled in her City and Regional Planning course, Neighborhood and Community Development, visited Stelios Spiliadis, owner of Black Olive Restaurant and Black Olive Inn, at the Olive Room of the Black Olive Inn to discuss the controversial Harbor Point project that is going in just across …

Police say 3 dead after shooting at Maryland mall

Police and law enforcement evacuate the Mall of Columbia after a shooting on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 in Columbia, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Police and law enforcement evacuate the Mall of Columbia after a shooting on Jan. 25, 2014 in Columbia, Md. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — Someone armed with a gun opened fire at a busy shopping mall in suburban Baltimore on Saturday, sending store employees and customers scrambling for cover. Police said three people died, including the person believed to be the shooter, in an apparent murder-suicide.