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Family, Lawyer Of Woman Left On The Street By Hospital Staff Speak Out

A woman's ordeal after being left on the street by hospital staff highlighted the problem of patient dumping. Her family says her case also highlights a failed mental health care system.

Public Health January 19, 2018

Video Of Patient 'Dumped' On Street Stirs Anger: Patient Dumping Is Still A Problem

A woman was left by hospital staff at a freezing bus stop wearing nothing but a hospital gown. Her story highlights the ongoing problem with patient dumping even with the EMTALA.

Public Health January 13, 2018

Here Are The US States With The Worst Bed Bug Infestations

Baltimore comes in at number one in a pest control company's annual list of U.S. states with the worst bed bug infestations. Ten percent more people nationwide, too, are now affected by these crawlies.

Healthy Living/Wellness January 4, 2017

Rats Linked To Depressive Symptoms In Low-Income Neighborhoods

Rat infestation is considered a huge problem by some residents in low-income neighborhoods, a new study revealed. Researchers also found a link between the presence of rats and the chances of having anxiety or other depressive symptoms.

Life March 18, 2016

Gun-Shaped Heels, Bracelet Lined With Replica Bullets: No! No! No! Says TSA At Baltimore Airport

Officials at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport stopped a woman from passing through the security checkpoint after they found a pair of handgun-shaped stiletto high heels and bullet-shaped bracelets in her carry-on luggage. These are prohibited items at airports, according to the TSA.

Society March 2, 2016

Amazon Prime Now Announces Restaurant Delivery In Austin

With the service being introduced in the city, Austin customers can enjoy everything from the Boteco ATX Brazilian food truck to Southside Flying Pizza and Terry Black's Barbeque all delivered in one hour.

Apps/Software December 15, 2015

Amazon Prime Now Announces Restaurant Delivery In Baltimore

The tech company will begin making free deliveries in under 60 minutes across 10 ZIP codes in downtown Baltimore.

Business December 3, 2015

Baltimore Homicides Up At 301 This Year – Biggest Number Since 1999

The number of homicides in Baltimore homicides has reached 301. With still more than a month to go in the year, people fear that it might go beyond the 305 homicide count of 1999.

Society November 16, 2015

Baltimore Health Dept. Awarded Over $20 Million To Combat Aids

The Department of Health in Baltimore has received a grant worth more than $20 million from the Centers for Disease Control in order to help stop the spread of STDs in the city.

Life September 26, 2015

This Is What An Empty Baltimore Orioles Baseball Game At Camden Yards Looks Like

In light of the turmoil in Baltimore, it was decided that no one would but reporters and the baseball teams themselves would be allowed into the Oriole-White Sox game. Check these pics out.

Movies/TV Shows April 29, 2015

Carmelo Anthony Writes Poignant Message to Baltimore, Orioles Postpone Game Due to Riots

Raised in Baltimore, Carmelo Anthony penned a heartfelt message to his home city amidst protests, riots and looting over Freddie Gray's death. Melo wants justice, but says violence doesn't solve anything.

Movies/TV Shows April 28, 2015

New Winter Storm Slams Into U.S. East Coast

The U.S. East Coast was battered with more snow on Saturday, placing Baltimore and Washington, D.C. under a deep freeze. Snow and sleet were expected to accumulate further on Sunday morning with up to 10 inches expected in Baltimore.

Society February 23, 2015

Court Slaps Swimming Champ Michael Phelps with 18 Months Supervised Probation for DUI

Eighteen-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps pleaded guilty on Friday as he was sentenced to 18 months supervised probation. His case, DUI, was a second offense with the first one being committed a decade ago.

FUTURE TECH December 22, 2014

107 million: Number of spiders that call Baltimore facility home

The Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant in Baltimore houses millions of spiders. Pest controllers assure workers that the spiders are harmless.

Earth/Environment November 4, 2014

Century-old time capsule may never reveal its secrets: Mysterious copper box moved from Washington Monument to museum

A mysterious copper box was discovered in the Washington Monument in Baltimore during a restoration project. What could the time capsule be holding inside?

Society November 1, 2014

Baltimore restoration project unearths 100-year-old time capsule

Restoration workers unearthed a century-old time capsule while renovating Baltimore's Washington Monument. The insides of the time capsule, however, remain unknown.

October 31, 2014

Why no one wants to open this 100-year-old time capsule

A 100-year-old time capsule was discovered recently in Baltimore. However, it is so damaged that opening the capsule may destroy its contents.

Society October 30, 2014

Trade in Ray Rice jersey, get free pizza at local Baltimore pizzeria

A local Baltimore restaurant is offering a tempting deal for those ashamed of Baltimore Raven's running back Ray Rice -- trade in your Rice jersey, get a free pizza.

Internet Culture September 9, 2014

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