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  • Maryland unemployment rate stays steady in October

    Maryland unemployment rate stays steady in October

    Maryland lost 5,500 jobs in October though the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.8 percent, the U.S. Labor Department reported Friday. The jobless rate remained below the national average of 4.1 percent, which ticked down from 4.2 percent in September as the employment picture improved in...

  • Portside Tavern, Cask & Grain owners weigh sale of Canton restaurants

    Portside Tavern, Cask & Grain owners weigh sale of Canton restaurants

    The owners of Portside Tavern and Cask & Grain, neighboring restaurants on O’Donnell Square in Canton, are considering selling the businesses. The ownership team is weighing its options as Steve Roop, a managing partner, steps back from the day-to-day management of the restaurants. The group listed...

  • Man, 62, fatally shoots intruder in Northeast Baltimore

    Man, 62, fatally shoots intruder in Northeast Baltimore

    A 62-year-old man fatally shot an intruder who broke into his Northeast Baltimore apartment and tried to rob him at knifepoint, Baltimore Police said. Officers were called to the 6800 block of Sturbridge Drive at about 9 p.m. Thursday in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood, near the Baltimore County...

  • Freddie Gray case: Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice cleared of all administrative charges

    Freddie Gray case: Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice cleared of all administrative charges

    When the verdict of “not guilty” came, Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice shook hands with his attorney, hugged his parents and drove a mile to police headquarters to get his job back. The lieutenant was reinstated Friday, shortly after his acquittal on administrative charges that he had neglected...

  • Jacques Kelly: General Riggs' Mount Vernon mansion is reborn

    Jacques Kelly: General Riggs' Mount Vernon mansion is reborn

    The grand staircase at 814 Cathedral St. leads to a ballroom. Where there would normally be a neighboring home is a walled private garden. The carriage house, which once stabled eight horses, has quarters for grooms upstairs. The one-time home of Gen. Lawrason Riggs, an attorney, banker and Baltimore...

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