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New Ravens CB Tavon Young excited to be drafted by hometown team

The Baltimore Ravens needed to add a cornerback that can cover smaller, shifty slot receivers. The team had an abundance of picks in the 2016 NFL Draft and used one of their picks on a local product from Potomac High ...

Volunteers continue to ‘make change happen’ on annual Comcast Cares Day

Over 100,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees, their families, friends and community partners came together to beautify and improve project sites globally, during the end of National Volunteer Month.

Baltimore Times columnist recovers from sudden stroke

The statistics are eye opening! Of the 1.5 million heart attacks and strokes that befall Americans each year, about 44 percent of the victims are African-American males and 48 percent are black women, according to the Centers for Disease Control ...

Mary Harvin Senior Center opens one year after fire

A gospel choir sang “We’ve Come this Far by Faith,” as Reverend Dr. Donte’ L. Hickman, Sr., senior pastor of Southern Baptist Church; Governor Larry Hogan and other community leaders celebrated the opening of the Mary Harvin Senior Center on ...

DeRay’s campaign for mayor of Baltimore is a win for the Black Lives Matter movement

Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson deserves high props.

No winners! Powerball grows to $415 million

Sorry folks, there were no winning jackpot tickets sold for Wednesday's Powerball.

Police looking for missing 84 YO man

Baltimore police are asking for your help finding a missing elderly man.

Morgan State University named a national treasure

In the latest significant effort towards preserving the rich cultural legacy of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), the National Trust for Historic Preservation recently named Morgan State University a National Treasure.

Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners appoints new CEO

The Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners today named Sonja B. Santelises, Ed.D. Chief Executive Officer of Baltimore City Public Schools.

Fallen Heroes Day honors police, firefighters killed in line of duty

On Friday, May 6, 2016, hundreds of law enforcement officers and firefighters, dignitaries and members of the community, family and friends will gather at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens for the 31st Annual Fallen Heroes Day, a day set-aside to honor ...

CSX train derailment impacts MARC Brunswick line service on Monday, May 2

As cleanup of a hazardous material continues following this morning’s CSX train derailment in Washington, D.C., the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) is alerting commuters of reduced service and expected delays tomorrow (May 2) on the MARC ...

Rea carries Eagles baseball to 4-1 win at UMES

Coppin State baseball split a pair of games in a double header at Hawks field on Saturday, April 30th.

Students in city pre-k programs outperform state on Kindergarten Readiness Assessment

Among students enrolled in a City Schools pre-k program, 48.1 percent were ready for kindergarten compared to 45 percent statewide, based on results on the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) released by the Maryland State Department of Education on April 26, ...

Freddie Gray riots ignite a revival

Much has happened since the rioting in Baltimore last April, following the death of Freddie Gray. The incident drew local, national and international media coverage, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake decided not to seek re-election, former Baltimore City Police Chief Anthony Batts ...

Fans encouraged to vote orange and send O’s players to 2016 MLB All-Star game

The Orioles fans can begin voting to send Orioles players to the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in San Diego, California. This year, the Orioles are encouraging fans to vote early, vote often, and “Vote Orange.”