Phil Davis, The Baltimore Sun

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The Baltimore Sun

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Recent articles by Phil:

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

Maryland’s highest court takes no stand on proposal that could trim prison sentences for long-serving inmates

Maryland’s highest court punted on a rule change that could have allowed an avenue ofrelief for inmates who were sentenced to prison before turning 25, with many justices saying lawmakers are better positioned to enact such a sweeping change. → Read More

Baltimore police can no longer earn overtime while on vacation, ending a practice that cost taxpayers

Baltimore police officials say they have sent out a department-wide email clarifying that officers are not allowed to collect overtime pay while on paid vacation and have upgraded their technology to make it easier to catch instances of officers filing to do so. → Read More

Baltimore man charged with murdering roommate after argument in Forest Park neighborhood

Baltimore police have charged Jonathan Bowman with the murder of Demetris Henry, alleging that he killed the man in the city’s Forest Park neighborhood in April. → Read More

Seven people charged with running ‘CashApp’ drug trafficking ring in West Baltimore, police said

Baltimore police have arrested five people and are seeking two more still at large for allegedly being part of a West Baltimore drug trafficking organization that sold heroin and cocaine in the city’s Sandtown neighborhood. → Read More

Maryland reports 82 new coronavirus cases, 2 more deaths

Maryland health officials reported 82 new cases of the coronavirus and two more deaths Sunday. → Read More

Baltimore Fire Department faces questions over EMS personnel in proposed $304M budget

During the Monday hearing, Fire Chief Niles Ford said the department is looking to free up EMS units to concentrate on severe injuries and medical emergencies by diverting lesser calls to other resources. → Read More

Memorial services honor fallen first responders in Maryland, including Baltimore firefighter who died of COVID-19

Firefighters and their families from across Maryland gathered in Annapolis on Sunday to honor 10 firefighters and emergency services providers who died in the line of duty, including those who succumbed after contracting the coronavirus. → Read More

Maryland reports 104 new coronavirus cases, 5 more deaths

Maryland health officials reported 104 new cases of the coronavirus and five more deaths Sunday as the state inched closer to fully vaccinating 50% of all Marylanders. → Read More

Three men dead in shooting Sunday night, bringing weekend death total to eight, Baltimore Police say

Baltimore Police responded to a fatal triple shooting Sunday night, bringing Memorial Day weekend’s total to eight men killed and several others injured in shootings across the city. → Read More

Maryland reports 249 new coronavirus cases, 8 deaths

Maryland health officials reported 249 new cases of the coronavirus and eight more deaths Sunday. → Read More

Maryland reports 244 new coronavirus cases, 17 more deaths

Maryland health officials reported 244 new cases of the coronavirus and 17 more deaths Sunday. → Read More

Baltimore police say person shot by officer in city’s Broadway East neighborhood

Baltimore police say a person was shot by an officer in the Broadway East neighborhood Sunday morning. → Read More