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Dundalk man shot and killed Sunday morning

July 24, 2016

A man was shot and killed early Sunday in Dundalk, less than a mile from his home, Baltimore County Police said. The victim, Tayvon Guy, 20, was shot in the unit block of Center Place around 1:30 a.m., police said. Witnesses said they heard gunfire, watched Guy run from behind a building and fall...

Two killed, four shot and wounded, one stabbed Sunday in Baltimore

July 24, 2016

Two men were shot to death in Baltimore on Sunday, four others were wounded by gunfire, and a woman was stabbed.A man was shot several times about 5:30 p.m. in the Gay Street neighborhood of East Baltimore, police said. He was found in the 900 block of N. Caroline St. and taken to a local hospital...

Man charged with attempted murder in shooting

June 24, 2016

A 37-year-old Upton man has been arrested and charged with first-degree attempted murder in a shooting June 15, Baltimore police said Friday. Dannta Holmes of the 1500 block of Shields Place in Upton is accused of shooting a 30-year-old man in the neck, police said. The victim approached police...

Man shot while walking in West Baltimore

June 22, 2016

A man shot multiple times while walking in West Baltimore checked himself into an area hospital during the early morning hours Wednesday, according to Baltimore police. Police arrived to the hospital around 12:30 a.m. and found the 23-year-old victim was shot in the arm and leg. The injuries are...

In separate shootings, three men wounded in Baltimore

June 7, 2016

A teenager was shot in his face in Northeast Baltimore early Tuesday, police said.Officers were called to the scene on the 1200 block of Rossiter Ave. in New Northwood around 3:45 a.m. The victim, 19, was taken to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, police said. While police have...

Woman arrested for allegedly carrying loaded gun into BWI

July 14, 2016

A woman was arrested for allegedly carrying a semi-automatic handgun into Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The .380 caliber pistol was loaded with 13 bullets, according to the Maryland Transportation and Security Administration. The woman, a resident of Taneytown, Maryland...


Ocean City police charge two with using fake $100 bills

June 7, 2016

Ocean City Police arrested two suspects for allegedly trying to pay with prop $100 bills Saturday. The fake money says "for motion picture use only" on the top banner. Police said the suspects tried to pass two of these bills at a business in Ocean City. Police found six similar bills in an unrelated...

Code red heat warning in Baltimore, with triple digits in Monday forecast

July 24, 2016

The Baltimore health commissioner is urging residents to prepare for 100-degree heat on Monday that could pose dangers for the young and elderly. The temperature is forecast to reach as high as 100 degrees, but it could feel as hot as 109 with humidity and wind factored in, according to the National...

Baltimoreans celebrate a wet Fourth of July with parades and fireworks around the region

July 4, 2016

As she twirled in her red, white and blue flouncy skirt and sparkly sneakers Monday at Roland Park's Fourth of July parade, 8-year-old Juliette Gaal took her own small steps toward greater independence. Juliette and her family moved from Los Angeles to Baltimore just last week. She didn't know...

Natural Resources Police out in force on Memorial Day weekend, stress boater safety on Maryland waters

May 29, 2016

After running down a 15-point safety checklist, Maryland Natural Resources Police volunteer Pat Fitzgerald could find only one problem with the Swetz family's 22-foot boat at Sandy Point State Park: an expired flare gun. Fitzgerald — among a legion of volunteers and Natural Resources Police who...

Baltimore rowhouse wood gets new life as furniture

(Photo by Kim Hairston / The Baltimore Sun)

July 16, 2016

BALTIMORE — A plume of sawdust drifted around woodworker Jim Klausmeyer as he pulled a plank from a shelf, one of thousands of pieces of lumber in the Riverside shop. The yellow pine in his hands is denser than what can be bought at most home stores... Read more...

13-year old boy shot to death in Baltimore remembered at vigil

(Photo by Jonathan Capriel / Baltimore Sun)

June 13, 2016

BALTIMORE — Between the two friends, DiAndre Barnes was the better football player, said Abdul Sannie. "He had the best arm. He could throw very far," Abdul, 14, said in their West Baltimore neighborhood. "We used to play in a big field through those houses." But Abdul, who said he had known DiAndre since... Read more...

Boaters expected to spend more time on the water thanks to lower gas prices

(Photo by Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun)

June 6, 2016

BALTIMORE — With gas prices forecast to stay low this summer, motorboaters, marina operators and industry analysts expect to see more vessels out on the Chesapeake Bay this summer.The average price of a gallon of regular unleaded in Maryland was $2.34 Monday — nearly 40 cents cheaper than last year, according... Read more...

Special Olympics athletes go fishing in fundraising event

(Photo by Jonathan Capriel / Baltimore Sun)

June 16, 2016

BALTIMORE — The father-and-son team caught and tossed back half a dozen catfish before they hooked the bullhead that snapped their rod in half. "He was a fighter," Kevin Atkinson, 54, said as he grabbed the line to help his son. Marcus Atkinson, 26, jumped up and down and clapped his hands as the dark-green... Read more...


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