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British Prime Minister David Cameron condemns the beheading of British aid worker David Haines by Islamic State, saying "they are not Muslim, they are monsters". Prime Minister David Cameron chaired a meeting of the government's emergency response committee Sunday under growing pressure to sanction airstrikes after an Islamic State video showed the beheading of a British hostage.
4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
Kevin Irish from Ireland met his now wife Baltimorean Elizabeth while she was living in Europe and upon their marriage moved to back to the United States in 2009. Now with 4 years under their aprons as proprietors of a West Baltimore wing and sub shop they decided to try their own new restaurant concept, enter The Local Fry.
8 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said Sunday that President Obama was shocked by the video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice hitting his fiancee at the time. "The president was shocked by what he saw, let's put it that way," McDonough said on NBC's Meet the Press.
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Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was brought to the hospital Saturday night after suffering from shortness of breath, according to police who spoke with WTOP. Rawlings-Blake, 44, was in attendance and spoke at the Star Spangled Spectacular event at the Pier 6 concert pavilion at the Inner Harbor Saturday.
Montgomery County police continue to speak with Catherine Hoggle, the 27-year-old woman who had been missing for days along with two of her children, but the children have not been located. "Catherine Hoggle remains in police custody while detectives continue to interview her," Capt.
The Maryland State Board of Elections is carefully reviewing the two complaints Maryland gubernatorial campaigns have filed against each other in the past two weeks. Anyone can file a campaign finance complaint, and they do: Maryland Board of Elections records of a dozen complaints this year show everyone from private citizens to disgruntled campaign employees are feeling aggrieved this election season.
Two hundred years ago today, Americans at Baltimore halted a foreign invasion of their nation while standing beneath a flag that would become known as the Star-Spangled Banner. This is my third post on the bicentennial of the War of 1812--a war that some historians refer to as America's second war of independence.
Maryland State Police were investigating three serious motor vehicle accidents late Friday night, including two fatal crashes within a mile of each other in Joppa and another on Belair Road in Fallston. TFC Orem of the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack confirmed Saturday morning that two of the crashes, one at the intersection of route 152 and Old Mountain Road Central in Joppa and one in front of Mountain Branch Golf Course, involved fatalities.
O say can you sneak a peek of the vice president of the United States? If you're in Baltimore, the answer could be yes. Vice President Joe Biden will join Gov. Martin O'Malley at Fort McHenry on Saturday as part of a weeklong celebration of the Star-Spangled Banner's 200th birthday.
For the past 12 years, the name Chesapeake Shakespeare Company has been most associated with its outdoor productions in summer and fall, reached by trekking up a hill to the rustic ruins of Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park in Ellicott City. Audience seating typically involved folding chairs or blankets.
As the race for Maryland governor continues, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown is once again having to defend his role - or lack of one - in the launch of the state's online health insurance marketplace, which crashed on its first day and is now being rebuilt .
ALL RAMPS to I 95 SOUTH from Key Hwy to 695/Arbutus and to INNER LOOP from 95/Arbutus to Greenspring have been REOPENED following the passage of a motocade. Baltimore County: BRIDGE REPAIRS - Dulaney Valley Rd has been narrowed to ONE lane at the bridge over Jenkins Run, near the entrance to the Loch Raven skeet and trap club.
Orioles corner infielder Chris Davis, who led the majors in home runs last year but has struggled mightily this season, has been suspended 25 games for testing positive for a banned amphetamine. Major League Baseball announced the suspension Friday.
Amid celebrations marking the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner," leaders in Maryland have hammered home a point: If it weren't for Baltimore, American history might well have turned out very differently. "For many Americans, the War of 1812 was a minor event, but not for us," Gov. Martin O'Malley said Thursday.
President Barack Obama , who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate , will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimore hedge fund manager who has become one of the nation's foremost advocates for Israel. Howard E. Friedman, a former president of the powerful American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, and a leading patron of Jewish political causes, will host Obama for a dinner that will cost guests up to $32,400 - the maximum an individual may give to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in the calendar year.
While hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Baltimore this weekend to see the ships, fireworks and cannon fire of the "Star-Spangled Spectacular," Jessica Damen is staying home. The festivities are happening outside Damen's door, so the Federal Hill woman decided she'd throw a party and watch the Blue Angels and the tall ships from her rooftop deck.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:15 pm
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