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Man suffers gunshot wounds to the back

May 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

A 30-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to the back in the 3300 block of Caton Avenue on Tuesday night, police said. Police said the victim, Kevin Watkins of the 7300 block of Archsine Lane, was found shot inside a vehicle when Southwest District officers arrived at the scene. Watkins was [...]

One man injured, another killed

May 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

One man was injured and another was killed dead after a shooting in the 3100 block of West North Avenue on Tuesday night, police said. Police said officers were called to the scene at approximately 7:30 p.m., where they found an adult male with a gunshot wound to his stomach. The unidentified man [...]

Police arrest man on gun and marijuana charges

May 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

A 37-year-old Baltimore man was arrested and found in possession of a gun and multiple bags of marijuana on Monday, police said. Police said Hakeem Hester of the 2300 block of Hoffman Street was pulled over on Monday at approximately 10:30 a.m. in the 2300 block of McElderry Street. The Southeast [...]

TennisTopia Creates Shopping Utopia for Athletes

May 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Billy Owens Baltimore Watchdog Contributor Lifelong tennis player and enthusiast Darrell Haines, 47, teamed up with his wife Amy to open a tennis shop in Montgomery County, Maryland, after owning a shop of his own in nearby Washington for 14 years. “My wife and I loved tennis so we wanted to [...]

Man shot in cheek and lower body

May 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

A 37-year-old man was found with gunshot wounds early Tuesday morning in the 600 block of East Patapsco Avenue in Baltimore, according to police. Police said a Southern District officer was on patrol at about 2 a.m. when he heard several gunshots. While searching, the victim approached the officer [...]

The tears of a clown: Circus makes final call in Baltimore

May 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Nick Rynes Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Asa Walker seems like the average man hailing from the heart of the Midwest in Cherryvale, Kansas. He throws on the face paint, an elaborate suit and a bright red nose, then becomes Professor Renzo as the curtain opens. “I have been a performer and [...]

New online company launches out of Baltimore

May 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Patrick Brooks Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Live Green, a new company that allows customers to purchase organic food products online at wholesale prices, used last week’s Earth Day to launch in Baltimore. Heather McDade, Pat Welsh and Erin Welsh, all Baltimore residents, and Tom Wood, a [...]

Press club president says journalists must always fight for press freedom

April 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Watta Camara Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer “Journalism is not a game, it’s a profession that people die for,” said Jeffrey Ballou, the president of the National Press Club, during his speech to Towson University students and faculty on Thursday. As news editor at Al-Jazeera Media Network [...]

County urges residents not to be energy vampires

April 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Katie Keogh Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The average Baltimore County resident produces 4.4 pounds of garbage each day, up from 3.7 pounds in 1980, according to the county’s Department of Public Works. Much of that waste – between 1,300 and 1,400 tons of it per day – ends up in the [...]

County neighborhoods may get help with rat problem

April 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Derrell Reid Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Baltimore County Council will consider a bill next week that is designed to help residents in nine county neighborhoods get rid of rat populations that have infested their homes and yards for more than a year. The neighborhoods that would be [...]
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