Festival brings runners — and money — to Baltimore

October 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Emily McBee Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Thousands of runners came out to Baltimore City to celebrate the 15th annual Baltimore Running Festival last weekend. The race kicked off at 8 a.m. on Oct. 17 starting with the longest of the four races, the marathon. The marathon runs through the city [...]

New director of MD SPCA strives to save more animals

October 23, 2015 // 1 Comment

By Allison Bazzle Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Byron Logan is the newly appointed executive director of the Maryland SPCA.Photo by Allison Bazzle The newly appointed executive director of the Maryland SPCA hopes to increase the number of animal lives that are saved each year at the Baltimore [...]

College shootings push local universities to prepare for the worst

October 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Erika Huber Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The recent college shootings around the country have sparked debates on gun control and safety at universities, causing many students to question whether they would know what to do in the event of an active shooter. Although there have not been any [...]

BBQ restaurant chain has a mission to serve

October 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Tim Barbalace Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The Mission BBQ restaurant donated hundreds of thousands of dollars in the past year to local and national groups supporting the armed forces and veterans, a company official said. Carol Troutman, the account coordinator at Mission BBQ, said the [...]

Keeping it raw in ‘Rivertown’

October 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Zach Turner Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Tyler Hildebrand, a sculptor, painter, professor, and filmmaker who moved to Baltimore a few months ago, is laying the groundwork for his upcoming film “Rivertown.” Set outside Baltimore, the film is based on a family struggling with everything [...]

Playwright examines sexual assault in ‘Vajungle’

October 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Stacey Coles Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Mani Yangilmau had a surprising revelation one evening when she sat on her couch talking to a male friend about sexual assault. He was a victim. Throughout his teenage years, Yangilmau discovered, her friend had been repeatedly sexually assaulted by a [...]

Two men shot in Lansdowne

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Two adult males were shot at 11 p.m. Tuesday in Lansdowne at the 4000 block of McDowell Lane, police said. Police said one victim had been shot multiple times in the upper body and one victim had been shot once in the upper body. They both were transferred to hospitals in the area and are expected [...]

Road closures announced for Sunday’s Komen race in Hunt Valley

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Drivers should expect road closures and detours in Hunt Valley on Sunday due to the 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure. Police said the following routes would be closed to traffic: Westbound on Shawan Road at York Road after 5:45 a.m. The exit to the Towne Centre parking lot [...]

UPS employee charged in theft of gun

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

A 27-year-old UPS employee has been charged for possession of stolen property from a UPS facility in Sparks, Maryland, police said. Eric Michael Bruneau of the 1000 block of Magledt Road in Parkville has been charged with four counts of possession of a stolen regulated firearm and has been released [...]

Baltimore history is opening its doors

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Dante U. Barboy Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Baltimore area residents who are interested in the city’s architecture will get a chance to visit some historic buildings on Saturday as part of the annual Doors Open Baltimore event. Doors Open Baltimore is a one-day free event that welcomes the [...]
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