Baltimore

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh
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April 25, 2019 - 2:41 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. The searches pushed the latest political scandal for Maryland's largest city to...
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Maryland's chief accountant is calling for Pugh to step down, calling the latest revelations about lucrative deals to sell her self-published children's books "brazen, cartoonish corruption."
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April 02, 2019 - 7:51 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore already faced daunting challenges: soaring violent crime, a thriving drug economy and poverty so intense that some derelict neighborhoods look like they were hit by a plague. Now, Mayor Catherine Pugh is embroiled in a strange scandal, sucking attention away from those...
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Attorney Gloria Allred, center, speaks while Latresa Scaff, right, and Rochelle Washington look on during a news conference in New York, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
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February 21, 2019 - 5:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two women say singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent. The women joined lawyer Gloria Allred...
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In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball legend Frank Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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February 08, 2019 - 7:54 am
By David Ginsburg and Ben Walker, AP Sports Writers Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager in Major...
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Former Cleveland Indians manager and player Frank Robinson
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February 07, 2019 - 3:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, died Thursday. He was 83. Robinson had recently been in hospice care at his home in Bel Air. MLB confirmed his death. An MVP with Cincinnati...
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Uber Boat service
Uber
February 04, 2019 - 12:05 pm
By Rishi Iyengar, CNN Business (CNN) -- Uber is offering a new way to beat traffic jams in one of the world's most congested cities — speedboats. The ride-hailing company launched its Uber Boat service in India's financial capital, Mumbai, on Sunday. Uber customers can now book boats between three...
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In this Tuesday, Feb. 23, 1993 file photo, writer Russell Baker, ponders a reporter's question during a New York news conference where he was presented as the successor to host Alistair Cooke for the PBS series "Masterpiece Theatre."
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File
January 23, 2019 - 9:40 am
LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Russell Baker, the genial, but sharp-witted writer who won Pulitzer Prizes for his humorous columns in The New York Times and a moving autobiography of his impoverished Baltimore childhood and later hosted television's "Masterpiece Theatre," has died. He was 93. Allen Baker...
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Kevin Spacey
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December 31, 2018 - 3:52 pm
By Lisa Respers France (CNN) — A Massachusetts judge on Monday denied Kevin Spacey's request to be excused from his arraignment in Nantucket District Court next week. Judge Thomas Barrett denied the request without offering further information regarding his decision. According to a criminal...
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Lynn Krugman via AP
December 29, 2018 - 9:55 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials say six people have been injured after a "partial equipment failure" involving a jet bridge at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The airport tweeted that six people were taken to a hospital Saturday night with non-life-threatening injuries due...
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In this June 10, 2011, file photo, a worker checks the paint on a Camaro at the GM factory in Oshawa, Ontario.
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November 26, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Tom Krisher and Rob Gillies, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles. The reduction includes...
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