Baltimore

August 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Paint Branch Alumnus Killed Days Before Starting College at Bowie State

Montgomery County Police Department’s Major Crimes Division is investigating the homicide of a young man found dead in his home in Burtonsville on Saturday. Damion Callery Jr., 18, of Burtonsville, was shot and killed, police say. Callery recently graduated from Paint Branch High School and was getting ready to start college at Bowie State University […]

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August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Makes Media Rounds as Trump Disparages Baltimore

Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.) was in New York City on Thursday, making the media rounds on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Fox News, and CNBC. These appearances came the same week President Donald Trump has disparaged Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-7) and the City of Baltimore. The focus of Hogan’s appearances was speaking about his new […]

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July 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Hogan to Discuss Trump’s Demeaning Tweets on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to appear on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” on Thursday, a few days after President Trump sent out demeaning tweets about the city of Baltimore and Representative Elijah Cummings. In a Twitter thread from July 27, Trump referred to Baltimore as a “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” and […]

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July 29, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Cummings Flooded With Support Amid Attacks From President Trump

Maryland leaders are defending Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) after President Donald Trump attacked his character and his congressional district in a series of tweets Saturday. Trump called the Cummings’ Baltimore district, which includes half of the city of Baltimore and much of Baltimore and Howard counties, “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” on Twitter. […]

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July 15, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Trabajadores planean huelga durante Amazon Prime Day

Los trabajadores de los almacenes de Amazon en Shakopee, Minnesota, están en huelga en uno de los días más ocupados del año para la compañía: Amazon Prime Day. Los trabajadores planean hacer huelga durante seis horas para exigir condiciones de trabajo más seguras y empleos más seguros. La huelga tendrá lugar en dos turnos. Los […]

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July 15, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Workers Plan to Strike on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon warehouse workers in Shakopee, Minnesota are striking on one of the busiest days of the year for the company – Amazon Prime Day. Workers plan to strike for six hours to demand safer working conditions and more secure jobs. The strike will take place over two shifts. Protesters will leave the facility and demonstrate […]

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April 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Fourth Measles Case Confirmed in Maryland

Measles Outbreak is Localized to Zip Codes 21208, 21209 and 21215 The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) confirmed Friday that a fourth person in Maryland contracted measles this month. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) defines three or more linked cases of measles as an outbreak. Health officials believe the latest case is […]

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April 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Second Case of Measles Confirmed in Maryland

Cases are Household Contacts, and Both Aquired Measles Out of State The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) confirmed the second case of measles in a Maryland resident this year. This second case is a household contact of the first confirmed measles case in Maryland. Both individuals aquired measles outside of Maryland when they visited an […]

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April 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Celebrates First Dogs on National Pet Day

Admit it. Maryland has the cutest first dogs. Gov. Larry Hogan is joining in on the social media fun by posting photos of his dogs for National Pet Day. Hogan has two Shih Tzus that he adopted last May from BARCS Animal Shelter in Baltimore. According to The Baltimore Sun, his dog Anna (or Annapolis) […]

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April 10, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

First Confirmed Measles Case In Maryland

Last week, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH) confirmed the first case of the measles virus in a Maryland resident this year. This makes Maryland the 20th state to have a confirmed case. The case is said to have originated from an office building located in Pikesville just outside of Baltimore. The MDH says that […]

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