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MS-13 Gang Leader Gets 45 Years In Racketeering Conspiracy To Commit Murders, ExtortionJorge Guerra-Castillo, 40, of Silver Spring, was sentenced to 45 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release for pleading guilty in July to conspiracy to participate in racketeering activities, including two murders and two attempted murders, according to a statement from the Maryland District of the U.S. Attorney's Office.
'Tactless Finger Pointing': Baltimore Officials Push Back On Hogan's Criticisms Of The City During 'Re-Fund The Police' AnnouncementBaltimore City officials did not take the Gov. Larry Hogan's criticism lightly, with some arguing that more police officers are not the solution to the city's crime woes. Here's a rundown of some of the responses.
Baltimore County Public Schools Feeling The Impact Of Nationwide Teacher ShortageSchool leaders say because of the size of the district, they’re always recruiting new workers and that they hire between 600 and 800 teachers a year because of vacancies.
Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey To Speak At Graduation Ceremony For People Who Completed Drug TreatmentRavens cornerback Marlon Humphrey is scheduled to speak at a graduation ceremony next week for people who completed drug treatment through the state court system, the Maryland Judiciary announced Friday.
Baltimore Police Union Advises Officers To Not Disclose Their Vaccination Status Ahead Of City's MandateIt is an attempt to delay the start of this mandate until they can get more clarity on the city’s policy.
Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?COVID is still limiting the economic recovery for millions of Americans. Would a fourth stimulus check help?

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Baltimore Rock Opera Society And Maryland Zoo Partner On 'Monster World: Zoo Quest' Interactive FundraiserThe Baltimore Rock Opera Society and Maryland Zoo are partnering on "Monster World: Zoo Quest," a fundraiser that takes attendees through an interactive tour of the zoo grounds to see monsters from previous rock operas in their "natural habitat."
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Relocates Another Show Citing Strathmore Labor DisputeThe Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is relocating yet another show due to a labor dispute between management and the union representing employees in the ticket office at the Music Center at Strathmore.
Baltimore Artist Stephen Towns Featured In Smithsonian's National Museum Of African American History And CultureEach one of the portraits are of people from West Africa who were taken from their homes and forced into the Middle Passage Atlantic slave trade.
Baltimore Open Studio Tour Offers A Behind-The-Scenes Look At How Artists Make Their WorkThe Baltimore Open Studio Tour, an annual event now in its 33rd year, is part of Free Fall Baltimore. The public can meet with local artists, see their creative process and buy some of their work.
B&O Railroad Museum Recognized As Underground Railroad SiteThe B&O Railroad Museum has been recognized by the National Parks Service as a Network to Freedom Underground Railroad Site, the museum announced on Tuesday.
Construction Set To Begin On New Performance Space Next To Hippodrome TheatreConstruction is set to begin this fall on a new performance and event space next to the Hippodrome Theatre that will allow the arts complex to host more shows and cater to smaller performing arts groups.

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'Tactless Finger Pointing': Baltimore Officials Push Back On Hogan's Criticisms Of The City During 'Re-Fund The Police' AnnouncementBaltimore City officials did not take the Gov. Larry Hogan's criticism lightly, with some arguing that more police officers are not the solution to the city's crime woes. Here's a rundown of some of the responses.
Jill Biden Out To Flex Political Muscle In Governors' RacesFirst lady Jill Biden is set to campaign Friday for Democrats in governors' races in Virginia and New Jersey, her most overt foray into politics since arriving at the White House nine months ago.
WJZ Exclusive: Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott Says He'll Take Wearing Masks 'To The Next Level'Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott remains in quarantine at home, two days after he tested positive twice for COVID-19.
Maryland's Congressional Democrats Call On State To Use $2.5B Surplus To 'Support Those Who Need It Most'In a joint statement, Maryland's Congressional Democrats called on the state to use its $2.5 billion budget surplus to "support those who need it most," with many families facing eviction and struggling to pay childcare.
Gov. Hogan's Former Chief Of Staff Roy McGrath Indicted On Fraud And Embezzlement ChargesGov. Larry Hogan's former chief of staff, Roy McGrath, was indicted on federal fraud charges Tuesday after he received a severance payment of more than $200,000 to leave another state job, and allegedly represented that Hogan had approved it.
Maryland Attorney General Frosh Offers Support For DOJ Challenge Of Texas Abortion LawMaryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Wednesday offered his support for the Department of Justice's challenge of the new Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks.