2011 In Charm CityBradley ManningBradley Manning was subpoenaed in the WikiLeaks trial in January. He had his own trial in December.
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2011 In Charm Cityflash mobMontgomery County saw several flash mobs---people entered stores and stole merchandise. In December, a Maryland lawmaker proposed legislation to stiffen penalties for flash mob thefts.
2011 In Charm CityPort Deposit FloodingIn September, Maryland towns saw flooding. Port Deposit was one of the hardest towns hit.
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2011 In Charm CitySenator Ulysses CurrieSenator Ulysses Currie was found not guilty of corruption charges stemming from allegations he improperly used his influence to benefit Shoppers Food. He will face a House Ethics committee in 2012.
2011 In Charm CityWalmart EvacuatedAn Arbutus Walmart was evacuated after two women fought and threw bleach at each other.
2011 In Charm CityStephanie Rawlings-BlakeStephanie Rawlings-Blake was elected mayor of Baltimore. She took over the office after former Mayor Sheila Dixon was forced to resign.
2011 In Charm CityPerry Hall SoccerThe Perry Hall soccer team was forced to forfeit the season after players did the "Bernie." Outcry soon reversed that decision.
2011 In Charm CityBaltimore Ravens v San Diego ChargersThe Ravens clinch the playoffs for their fourth straight year.
2011 In Charm CityJack JohnsonJack Johnson was found guilty of corruption charges in December. He was accused and convicted of accepting bribes.
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2011 In Charm CityBernadette Woods TwinsWJZ Meteorologist Bernadette Woods and her husband welcomed twin boys, Daniel and Thomas, during Hurricane Irene.
2011 In Charm Citytow truck scandalSome police officers were implicated in the Majestic Towing scandal
2011 In Charm Citynathan krasnopolerHopkins student Nathan Krasnopoler was struck by an elderly driver in February. He died in August.
2011 In Charm CitytoiletDuane "Shorty" Davis got in trouble for leaving this toilet outside a courthouse in Towson. Davis says it's free speech.
2011 In Charm CityWilliam Donald SchaeferFormer Maryland Governor and Baltimore Mayor William Donald Schaefer died in April.
2011 In Charm CityPhylicia BarnesPhylicia Barnes was found dead in April. The teen went missing in December, 2010.
2011 In Charm Citygas taxGovernor Martin O'Malley proposed a gas tax increase for the first time in decades.
2011 In Charm CityFour LokoFour Loko was blamed for a Virginia teen's death. It ended up being yanked from shelves.
2011 In Charm CityJohn WagnerJohn Wagner was found guilty of murdering Hopkins researcher Stephen Pitcairn. Wagner will spend the rest of his life in prison.
2011 In Charm Cityearthquake mapIn August, Maryland (and much of the East Coast) felt an earthquake.
2011 In Charm CityHurricane IreneMaryland also met Hurricane Irene in August. Many in the state were without power for days.
2011 In Charm CityPaul SchurickFormer Ehrlich campaign aide Paul Schurick was found guilty in the robocall scandal. Julius Henson, a consultant, will go to trial for his part in the robocalls in Feburary 2012.