‘The Wire’ star makes documentary ‘Baltimore Rising’
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‘The Wire’ star makes documentary ‘Baltimore Rising’

NEW YORK (AP) — Sonja Sohn has gone from being in front of the camera to behind it. The actress, who played a Baltimore detective on “The Wire,” has become a documentary filmmaker and her debut offering is a powerful look at her beloved adopted city. “Baltimore Rising,” which was to debut Monday on HBO, … Continue reading

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Baltimore officers testifying in police van driver’s hearing
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Baltimore officers testifying in police van driver’s hearing

BALTIMORE (AP) — Fellow police officers are testifying at a disciplinary hearing for a Baltimore police van driver. The hearing is expected to continue Wednesday for Officer Caesar Goodson, who drove the van in which 25-year-old Freddie Gray suffered a fatal injury after being arrested in April 2015. The police department is seeking to fire … Continue reading

US Justice Department won’t charge Baltimore police officers
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US Justice Department won’t charge Baltimore police officers

BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it won’t bring federal civil rights charges against six Baltimore police officers involved in the arrest and in-custody death of Freddie Gray, a young black man whose death touched off weeks of protests and unrest in the city. The officers were charged by state prosecutors … Continue reading

Hopkins begins nation’s first HIV-positive organ transplants
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Hopkins begins nation’s first HIV-positive organ transplants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons in Baltimore for the first time have transplanted organs between an HIV-positive donor and HIV-positive recipients, a long-awaited new option for patients with the AIDS virus whose kidneys or livers also are failing. Johns Hopkins University announced Wednesday that both recipients are recovering well after one received a kidney and the … Continue reading

Religion news in brief
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Religion news in brief

BALTIMO RE (AP) — A former Episcopal bishop who killed a bicyclist in Baltimore while driving drunk has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Heather Cook, who was the second ranking Episcopal bishop in Maryland, pleaded guilty last month to manslaughter, drunken driving and leaving the scene. She fatally struck 41-year-old cyclist Tom Palermo … Continue reading