For the first time in its 40-year history, the National Association of Black Journalists is holding its yearly convention in Minneapolis. More than 1,500 members of NABJ are expected to show up at the Minneapolis Convention Center. They include TV and print journalists, as well as journalism students from across the country.
Maryland State Police say two men are dead and a woman is seriously injured after a wrong-way collision on eastbound Interstate 70 near Hancock.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley entered the Democratic presidential race on Saturday in a longshot challenge toMaryland for the 2016 nomination, casting himself as a new generation leader who would rebuild the economy and reform Wall Street. “I’m running for you,” he told a crowd of about 1,000 people in a populist message at Federal Hill Park in Baltimore.
The body of an executive at St. Paul’s Ecolab was recovered from the wreckage of Amtrak 188 in Philadelphia Thursday. Bob Gildersleeve is the eighth casualty in the crash which also injured 16 people Tuesday night — eight of whom are in critical condition. All are expected to survive.
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The unrest in Baltimore has inspired Prince to write a new song. On Sunday at 8:00 p.m., he’s holding a “Rally for Peace” there to show his support, and he’s live streaming the audio of the concert for free.
Minnesota music icon, Prince, has announced he’ll play a major concert in Baltimore, Maryland. The event, called “Rally 4 Peace”, comes as racial tensions in that city continue to boil over after the death of Freddie Gray in police custody.
Hundreds are rallying Friday in Minneapolis in support of people charged in the Black Lives Matter protest at the Mall of America in December. Members of the group Black Lives Matter and their supporters say they are fighting for racial and economic justice.
Prince has recorded a song that will address the recent riots in Baltimore after the death of 25-year-old Baltimore man Freddie Gray. According to Billboard, who spoke with a spokesperson for Prince, the track will be a “tribute to all people of the city of Baltimore.”
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“Black Lives Matter Minneapolis” has organized a protest to support those in Baltimore who were speaking out against the death of Freddie Gray.
With rubble and debris looming nearby, and tempers still smoldering in riot-torn Baltimore, the Orioles played a baseball game on Wednesday. This wasn’t for the fans, because there weren’t any at Camden Yards.
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The Minneapolis group of #BlackLivesMatter says it’s planning a protest Wednesday night after recent events in Baltimore. The event will be at 5:30 p.m. at Gold Medal Park, which is near the Guthrie Theater. It’s being done in solidarity with the recent protests in Baltimore, Md., after the Monday funeral of Freddie Gray.
The governor of Maryland called for a State of Emergency tonight, as hundreds of protesters continue to riot in the streets of Baltimore.
USA Today’s “10Best” website cited the many annual events in the area centered around the Northrup King Building, including the spring Art-A-Whirl, the fall Fine Arts Show and November’s Art Attack.
A Baltimore anesthesiologist who advised people on methods of suicide is appealing his Maryland medical license revocation. Dr. Lawrence Egbert said Friday he filed the notice for judicial review in Baltimore City Circuit Court.
Two men have been charged in the United States with conspiring to help overthrow the government in the tiny West African nation of Gambia, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Here is how players, sports pros and regular folks reacted to Ray Rice’s suspension on Twitter.
News that the Baltimore Ravens have fired Ray Rice — after a video of him allegedly striking his then-fiancé surfaced — is being hailed by those who are trying to stop domestic violence. Jennifer Polzin is with the Tubman Center for Families in Minneapolis.
Thanks to Ricky Nolasco, the Minnesota Twins didn’t need to use their tired bullpen. Thanks to Ubaldo Jimenez, their batters were dormant, too. Jimenez struck out a season-high 10 over seven-plus scoreless innings for his first win with Baltimore.
Mike Pelfrey struck out four in three scoreless innings and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-1 on Tuesday.
The Baltimore Ravens are coming off an emotional victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. So it wouldn’t be a stretch to expect the defending Super Bowl champions to experience a letdown at home Sunday against the struggling Minnesota Vikings.
Manny Machado had a tiebreaking RBI single in Baltimore’s three-run 10th inning as the Orioles rallied for a 9-6 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.