• The Baltimore SunFlash flooding possible amid scattered storms Monday night

    Severe storms crossed the Baltimore region by 5 p.m., largely sparing the area of significant damage, but forecasters warned flash flooding remains possible through Monday night.A flash flood watch remains in effect for Baltimore, Howard, Anne Arundel and Harford counties and Baltimore City through 9 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Widespread rainfall of 1-2 inches is likely, and Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunMan fatally shot in West Baltimore

    A man was fatally shot in West Baltimore on Sunday night, police said.The 18-year-old man was found around 9:40 p.m. in the 3700 block of Edmondson Avenue, police said. He was taken to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he was pronounced dead.Police had no more details. Anyone with information is asked to call the Metro Crime Stoppers Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunWhat to know about Baltimore Pride: Expanded locations, a focus on inclusion and more

    In a way, Baltimore Pride comes full circle this weekend.Saturday’s parade — one element of the city’s annual celebration of its SGL (same-gender-loving)/LGBTQ communities — will take a route that will look to the festival’s future (and its new farther-north home) while honoring its history, said Mimi Demissew, co-chair of the Pride Committee.“The parade is going to start in Mount Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunBaltimore dancer from 'Step' movie to audition on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

    To Pigtown resident Blessin Giraldo, “step is life” — and she’s determined to let the world know.The Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women alumna, who is prominently featured in Owings Mills native Amanda Lipitz’s documentary “Step,” will take her rhythmic footwork to Fox’s reality dance competition show “So You Think You Can Dance.” The 18-year-old, who was a founding member Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunThe best Baltimore-area events this week: John Legend, Baltimore Dragon Boat Challenge and Latinofest

    John LegendHe’s won Grammys, an Oscar and (as of last Sunday) a Tony. He’s sold a few zillion records, he’s one of the top R&B artists of his day and he’s married to Chrissy Teigen. Yeah, we’d say John Legend has done alright for himself. Tuesday night at Columbia’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway, you get to hear Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunPolice: 17-year-old shot in Morrell Park

    Baltimore Police are investigating after a 17-year-old boy was shot Sunday morning in Southwest Baltimore.Officers were called to the 2000 block of Hollins Ferry Road for a reported shooting just before 11:30 a.m. There, police said they found evidence of a shooting but no victim.The victim, who had been shot in the thigh, went to an area hospital seeking treatment.No Read more...

  • CBS NewsTeen shows off dance moves after heart transplant

    Despite being hooked up to chest tubes and surrounded by medical equipment a week after undergoing heart transplant surgery, 15-year-old Amari Hall couldn’t help but bust a move when his aunt walked into the room and dropped a beat.Propped up in his hospital bed, the Baltimore teen’s face lit up as he started clapping his hands while his aunt, Charawn Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunThis Baltimore band isn't just performing on Warped Tour — it's bringing skills to fight harassment

    When Vans Warped Tour approached Baltimore band War On Women to come on its 40-city music festival, frontwoman Shawna Potter had reservations. Rife with corporate sponsorship and criticized for mishandling alleged misconduct in the past, the traveling rock music event didn’t immediately make sense for the co-ed feminist hardcore-punk band.“Why should our band get involved in playing this tour?” she Read more...

  • The Baltimore Sun18-year-old dubbed Baltimore's 'Public Enemy No. 1' still on the run a month later

    When Baltimore police spokesman T.J. Smith named 18-year-old Cortez Wall the department’s latest "Public Enemy No. 1," he noted the success of the program in the past."Each and every time we’ve done this, that person has been taken into custody in a matter of days," Smith said.But Wall, who is wanted for murder, has now been on the run as Read more...

  • The Baltimore SunControversial Roland Park apartments head to City Council for vote

    Plans for a 148-unit apartment building in North Roland Park are headed to the City Council Monday, despite ongoing protest from neighbors.The City Council will be voting on whether to approve Pikesville-based Blue Ocean Realty’s planned unit development proposal for a six-story, 75-foot-tall apartment building behind the Belvedere Towers, near the junction of Falls Road and Northern Parkway.The project has Read more...