Restaurant closes, dealing a blow to North Baltimore

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Whistle Stop Inn restaurant, which drew out-of-towners to North Baltimore with its prime rib, steaks and burgers, closed this week. Residents fear it will not reopen, leaving the town starved for the traffic and money it has lured...

Prep Sports: New Riegel’s Scherger shines as three-sport star

By SCOTT COTTOS FOR THE COURIER NEW RIEGEL — Kara Scherger was taking a short break from her summer schedule, which she says is “full of sports every day.” On this June morning, she had just finished an open gym session for basketball. In the evenings for the...

Presbyterians to divest as protest against Israel

DETROIT (AP) — The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies toward Palestinians, voting to sell church stock in three companies whose products Israel...
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VA: 65 percent of senior executives got bonuses

Acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Sloan Gibson speaks during a news conference at the VA Medical Center in Washington, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. The Veterans Affairs Department (VA) release the results from its Nationwide Access Audit, along with facility level patient access...
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$40M settlement reached in Central Park rape case

FILE – This 1990 file photo provided by Sundance Selects shows accused rapist Yusef Salaam, second right, being escorted by police in New York in 1990. Salaam is the subject of the documentary, “The Central Park Five,” about the 1989 case of five black and...
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Murder charge still pending against woman at 102

FILE – In this Aug. 21, 2009 file photo provided by Scott Barrow, his mother Elizabeth Barrow celebrates her 100th birthday at his home in Dartmouth, Mass. Elizabeth Barrow was found on Sept. 24, 2009, strangled in her Dartmouth nursing home bed with a plastic bag over her...