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Ravens “Likely” To Be Without 2 More Starters This Weekend

The Baltimore Ravens could be a bit shorthanded on offense this Sunday when they take on the Cincinnati Bengals in a crucial AFC North matchup. Jonas Shaffer of The Baltimore Sun is reporting that running back Latavius Murray and wide receiver Sammy Watkins missed practice this Friday. Murray is nursing an ankle injury, whereas Watkins is dealing with a thigh injury. Shaffer believes it’s unlikely they’re active this Sunday.
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Retired Harford State’s Attorney Cassilly disbarred over handling of ‘Memorial Day Murders.’ His reaction: ‘Oh, whatever’

Maryland’s highest court has disbarred retired Harford County State’s Attorney Joseph Cassilly for withholding exculpatory evidence that surfaced in a 1981 double-murder case and lying about it over the years. Cassilly learned of the court’s decision Friday from a phone call by The Baltimore Sun. “Oh, whatever. I’m retired anyway,” he said. The Maryland Court of Appeals found the former ...
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Johns Hopkins drops 5,000 Medicare Advantage members

Johns Hopkins Medicine's insurance arm, Hopkins Health Advantage MD, is cutting back its reach, dropping about 5,000 customers in Baltimore and Calvert County, Md., The Baltimore Sun reported Oct. 22. The effort to scale back is a result of cost cutting, according to the Sun. Hopkins Health Advantage MD blamed...
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Gun violence missing from discussion at Biden town hall in Baltimore

WASHINGTON (TND) — A CNN town hall last night with President Joe Biden included questions about free-college tuition, vaccine mandates, sky-high prices on everyday necessities, supply chain issues, his infrastructure bill, the Jan. 6 committee and squashing the filibuster, among other topics, but Biden was never asked about the “astronomically high” / “out of control” homicide rate of Democrat-led Baltimore, where the town hall was taking place.
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WVa Officials Welcome Idea of Adding Maryland Counties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Top West Virginia officials on Friday said they would welcome three Maryland counties that inquired about becoming part of the Mountain State, even though the likelihood of the union is almost nonexistent. “We're absolutely standing here with open arms," Gov. Jim Justice said during a morning...

Baltimore (MD) Fire Truck Involved in Fatal Dirt Bike Crash

A Baltimore fire truck collided with a dirt bike, reportedly on the way to a building fire, and the man riding the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene on Thursday night, according to a report published by the Baltimore Sun. The newspaper reported the male dirt bike rider was...

Governor’s ex-chief of staff can remain free before trial

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A federal magistrate determined Friday that Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s former chief of staff can remain free before his trial on charges that he defrauded a state agency he led by inducing it to pay him nearly $280,000 in mostly severance pay before moving to the governor’s office.

FBI raids Essex home of police detective

ESSEX — The FBI raided the Essex home of 32-year-old William R. Johnson, a Baltimore County police detective, on Oct. 13. An FBI spokesperson confirmed that agents had conducted “court-authorized activity” at Johnson’s home, The Baltimore Sun first reported. Chaz Ball, an attorney representing Johnson in other administrative proceedings told The Avenue News this week that he had been informed of the raid by a police department attorney.

West Virginia governor endorses annexing Western Maryland: ‘You sure as the dickens won’t ever regret it!’

BALTIMORE — To hear Gov. Jim Justice tell it, West Virginia isn’t almost heaven. The state’s already there, and his earthly paradise beckons to Marylanders just beyond its borders. Justice took to video Friday to preach annexation to the residents of Maryland’s three westernmost counties, embracing a quixotic request in...