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Past articles by Phil:

Two men shot to death Tuesday night in separate incidents, Baltimore Police say

Baltimore police say a 44-year-old was fatally shot in the city’s Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood Tuesday. → Read More

Baltimore police say they have someone in custody in relation to the homicide of 69-year-old Eveyln Player

Baltimore police say that a suspect is in custody in relation to the killing of 69-year-old Evelyn Player last month. → Read More

Baltimore County police say they’ve solved a homicide from 1981, linking teen girl’s death to dead Halethorpe man

Baltimore County police say they’ve solved a 40-year-old homicide, announcing Wednesday that a 13-year-old girl who was found strangled to death in 1981 was killed by a Halethorpe man who has since died. → Read More

Three men shot, one fatally, in separate incidents across Baltimore Wednesday, police say

Baltimore police say two men were shot in separate incidents in different neighborhoods Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Baltimore Police investigating 5-year-old’s death as a homicide, marking city’s 300th of the year

Baltimore homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 5-year-old girl Monday, marking the 300th homicide of the year in the city. → Read More

Maryland announces plan to close four juvenile facilities by 2027 in bid to bring youths closer to home

The Maryland Department of Juvenile Services wants to close four juvenile facilities and expand capacity at one in Prince George’s County as part of a plan to move state-detained youth closer to home, the agency announced Wednesday. → Read More

Man found fatally shot in South Baltimore on Tuesday, police say

Baltimore police say a man was found fatally shot in the city’s Brooklyn neighborhood Tuesday afternoon. → Read More

Police: Former Baltimore County police officer kidnapped daughters in Pennsylvania armed robbery

Pennsylvania police say a former Baltimore County police officer kidnapped his two daughters after robbing a woman at gunpoint Tuesday. → Read More

Maryland health officials report monkeypox infection in resident returning from Nigeria

A Maryland resident returning from Nigeria tested positive for monkeypox, state health officials said Tuesday. → Read More

Where to get your children the COVID-19 vaccine in Maryland

The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has received federal approval to be administered to children ages 5 to 11. Here's where your children can get a shot in Maryland. → Read More

Man sentenced to life in prison for 2018 Northeast Baltimore murder

Dayon Cooper, who was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Cameron Anderson in June 2018 in Baltimore, was given a life sentence Tuesday. → Read More

Larry Hushour wins Mount Airy mayoral election

Former Mount Airy Town Council member Larry Hushour will become mayor after he defeated challenger Pamela Reed in a special election Tuesday. → Read More

Police arrest, charge man with murder in fatal Southeast Baltimore shooting

A 32-year-old Baltimore man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in relation to the fatal shooting of another man in the city’s McElderry Park neighborhood last month. → Read More

Annapolis-Edgewater tornado had wind speeds up to 125 mph, traveled 11-plus miles, National Weather Service says

The tornado that tore through Annapolis and Edgewater on Wednesday afternoon reached winds of up to 125 mph and traveled more than 11 miles, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Maryland weather: In Tropical Depression Ida’s wake, public services are interrupted and cleanup efforts continue

After a tornado tore through parts of Anne Arundel County and Tropical Depression Ida brought heavy rain to Maryland on Wednesday afternoon, various public services will be either halted or limited Thursday as officials continue to handle cleanup efforts. → Read More

Tornado leaves widespread damage in Annapolis and Edgewater after Tropical Depression Ida hits Maryland

There are 2,500 buildings without power in Annapolis, four commercial structures with substantial damage and the Red Cross was on its way to Annapolis Gardens to assist due to homes with structural damage, Annapolis fire officials said. No injuries have been reported. → Read More

Randallstown man pleads guilty to murder-for-hire plot, extortion and drug charges

A Randallstown man pleaded guilty to a murder-for-hire conspiracy charge Tuesday, admitting that he’d agreed to kill a local restaurant owner who owed another man money. → Read More

One man dead, another injured after being electrocuted while power-washing home in Northwest Baltimore, police say

A man died and another was critically injured Tuesday when they were electrocuted while power-washing a home in Northwest Baltimore, police said. → Read More

Mount Airy Mayor Patrick Rockinberg, praised for being personable, persuasive and collaborative, dies at age 58

Mount Airy Mayor Patrick Rockinberg, who served as the mayor of the town shared by Carroll and Frederick counties for more than a decade, has died at the age of 58. → Read More

Maryland weather: Hurricane Ida to bring heavy rain to Western Maryland by midweek and storms throughout state

Hurricane Ida could bring up to 6 inches of rain to parts of Western Maryland by midweek and is expected to bring several days of storms throughout the state. → Read More