49ers suspend announcer Tim Ryan  for saying  Ravens quarterback Lamar's "dark skin" helped him: 'You could not see the football'
49ers suspend announcer Tim Ryan for saying Ravens quarterback Lamar's "dark skin" helped him: 'You could not see the football'

Former defensive lineman Tim Ryan was discussing Jackson's outstanding performance in securing the Ravens' victory against the 49ers on Sunday when he made the controversial comments.

Melania Trump booed by high school students while addressing youth opioid summit in Baltimore
Melania Trump booed by high school students while addressing youth opioid summit in Baltimore

First Lady Melania Trump, 39, was booed by a raucous crowd as she made a speech at the youth summit in Baltimore.

Baltimore woman allergic to penicillin goes into anaphylactic shock after having unprotected sex with husband
Baltimore woman allergic to penicillin goes into anaphylactic shock after having unprotected sex with husband

Doctors found her husband regularly took nafcillin, a form of penicillin, in order to treat a heart infection

Trump campaign savagely trolls 'Future President' Hillary Clinton on her 72nd birthday using her own tweet from 2016
Trump campaign savagely trolls 'Future President' Hillary Clinton on her 72nd birthday using her own tweet from 2016

The former secretary of state who is reportedly rumored to be attempting a 2020 bid celebrated her 72nd birthday on Saturday, October 26

Hillary Clinton shades Trump and Melania by comparing them to 'corrupt' King Ahab and 'vain' Queen Jezebel at Elijah Cummings' funeral
Hillary Clinton shades Trump and Melania by comparing them to 'corrupt' King Ahab and 'vain' Queen Jezebel at Elijah Cummings' funeral

Clinton made a biblical dig at Trump in a comment about Cummings standing up to the "corrupt leadership of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel"

US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore who was at the centre of Trump impeachment inquiry dies at 68
US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore who was at the centre of Trump impeachment inquiry dies at 68

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said

US veteran who comtemplated suicide after losing legs, genitals in explosion hails penis transplant as the 'best decision he ever made'
US veteran who comtemplated suicide after losing legs, genitals in explosion hails penis transplant as the 'best decision he ever made'

The US Navy corpsman in his mid-30s, known only as Ray, was tending to wounded soldiers who were ambushed by the Taliban when he accidentally stepped on a roadside bomb back in 2010

Baltimore restaurant slammed for 'racist' dress code that bans 'excessive baggy clothing, jerseys and athletic attire'
Baltimore restaurant slammed for 'racist' dress code that bans 'excessive baggy clothing, jerseys and athletic attire'

An image circulating on social media about the establishment's dress code posted at their gate prompted several observers to complain that the rules appeared to discriminate against certain groups of customers

After 'she's got a son' fiasco, Donald Trump has an important message for Barron: 'Don't vape'
After 'she's got a son' fiasco, Donald Trump has an important message for Barron: 'Don't vape'

Trump has announced that he would be seeking to ban the sale of flavored vaping products to save young people from the potential dangers of e-cigarettes.

Trump says the job of the NSA is 'easy' because he makes all the decisions and 'you don't have to work'
Trump says the job of the NSA is 'easy' because he makes all the decisions and 'you don't have to work'

The president said this to the media a couple of days after sacking his third NSA in the form of hardliner John Bolton.

Chrissy Teigen says 'my heart stopped' when Donald Trump lashed out at her and admits she does have a 'filthy mouth'
Chrissy Teigen says 'my heart stopped' when Donald Trump lashed out at her and admits she does have a 'filthy mouth'

Both Teigen and John Legend are outspoken critics of the President, with Legend previously calling Trump a 'flaming racist'

White House hits back at Washington Post's 'lost summer' article on Trump by posting 'summer of winning' video
White House hits back at Washington Post's 'lost summer' article on Trump by posting 'summer of winning' video

The nearly two-minute-long clip was posted on the official social media account of the White House and was captioned, "@washingtonpost, is this what you call a 'lost summer'?"

Pell Grant for inmates' education can make society safer by keeping re-offense rate under check
Pell Grant for inmates' education can make society safer by keeping re-offense rate under check

Recidivism, the tendency of a convicted criminal to re-offend, is 14% for those who obtain an associate degree, 5.6% for those with a bachelor’s degree, and 0% for those who secure a master’s degree.

Congressman Elijah Cummings’ Baltimore home burglarized, Donald Trump says 'too bad'
Congressman Elijah Cummings’ Baltimore home burglarized, Donald Trump says 'too bad'

Baltimore has been in news this week — because of the president's tweet — while Cummings has remained mostly silent on Trump's attack

Pittsburgh man shocked as his 'Make Racism Wrong Again' apparel draws 'dirty looks', calls city 'most racist place I ever lived'
Pittsburgh man shocked as his 'Make Racism Wrong Again' apparel draws 'dirty looks', calls city 'most racist place I ever lived'

Jamal Lewis, 48, said his 'Make Racism Wrong Again' apparel did not get the most pleasant reception at a local Walmart

Trump steps up attack on black congressman Elijah Cummings, calls him 'racist'
Trump steps up attack on black congressman Elijah Cummings, calls him 'racist'

In the latest rhetorical shot at non-white lawmakers, Trump said his weekend comments referring to Rep. Elijah Cummings' majority-black Baltimore district as a "disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess" where "no human being would want to live" were not racist.

Michelle Obama shades Donald Trump with dance video after he called Baltimore a 'dangerous and filthy place'
Michelle Obama shades Donald Trump with dance video after he called Baltimore a 'dangerous and filthy place'

The president's denigration of a major American city sparked outrage, adding to the criticism he recently received over his racist tweets about four congresswomen of color.

Seafood restaurant launches 'PETA Tears' beer, trolls animal rights group saying ‘your tears are delicious’
Seafood restaurant launches 'PETA Tears' beer, trolls animal rights group saying ‘your tears are delicious’

Jimmy's Famous Seafood in Baltimore, Maryland, has released the new beer after having locked horns with the animal rights group over a billboard issue last September

Deadly fungal infection may have emerged due to global warming, cases reported from over 30 countries
Deadly fungal infection may have emerged due to global warming, cases reported from over 30 countries

The researchers suggest this is the beginning of fungi adapting to higher temperatures, and call for better surveillance systems

Living With Freedom | Maryland's first exoneree Leslie Vass talks about justice, PTSD, and starting over from scratch
Living With Freedom | Maryland's first exoneree Leslie Vass talks about justice, PTSD, and starting over from scratch

An armed robbery at a drug store in 1975 changed Leslie Vass's life. Until the day of his hearing, he had no idea that he was being framed.

Baltimore police say officer and suspect killed at drug treatment center shooting by gunman demanding methadone
Baltimore police say officer and suspect killed at drug treatment center shooting by gunman demanding methadone

The shooting was reported shortly after 7 a.m. and was captured on video by the body cameras of the officers who responded to the clinic. The man was buzzed into the clinic, and then the situation escalated.

Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility
Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility

The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'

Man convicted of murdering son decades ago now arrested for killing daughter who was found dismembered near dumpster
Man convicted of murdering son decades ago now arrested for killing daughter who was found dismembered near dumpster

Banks has been in and out of prison several times for murdering and assaulting people close to him. Dominique, his daughter, was reportedly trying to reconnect with him.

Substitute teacher arrested for engaging in sexual activity with student and giving him alcohol
Substitute teacher arrested for engaging in sexual activity with student and giving him alcohol

25-year-old Alexis Mercedes Boberg has been charged with two counts of a fourth-degree sex offense for having sexual contact with a person while in a position of authority, according to the Anne Arundel County police

Hundreds of cops are active members of racist, misogynist, and transphobic online groups, reveals investigation
Hundreds of cops are active members of racist, misogynist, and transphobic online groups, reveals investigation

Even though 50 police departments said they'd launch investigations into the officers, only one has been fired so far

Low vegetable, fruit consumption causes 139,000 deaths from heart disease, stroke in US: Study
Low vegetable, fruit consumption causes 139,000 deaths from heart disease, stroke in US: Study

The researchers defined optimal fruit intake as 300 grams per day—equivalent to roughly two small apples—and optimal intake of vegetables was described as 400 grams per day—about three cups of raw carrots

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic now in stable condition
Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic now in stable condition

The baseball star was reportedly shot in the back and was taken to the hospital. The shooting occurred in a burglary attempt, his father is reported to have initially said. Police, later on, confirmed it wasn't a robbery.

Worried Baltimore father tracks daughter on app, finds Uber driver raping her in the back seat
Worried Baltimore father tracks daughter on app, finds Uber driver raping her in the back seat

The father of the 25-year-old woman had become anxious when she did not arrive home at the estimated time and tracked her location to the intersection of West Timonium Road and Jenifer Road

Amber Alert: 12-year-old girl missing from Baltimore, last seen with man in silver Honda Accord
Amber Alert: 12-year-old girl missing from Baltimore, last seen with man in silver Honda Accord

Heydi Chavarria was last spotted on the 1700 block of McHenry Street in Baltimore, Maryland, wearing a yellow shirt, blue pants, and white shoes

Heartwarming video shows soldier honor fallen comrades in heavy rainstorm ahead of Memorial Day
Heartwarming video shows soldier honor fallen comrades in heavy rainstorm ahead of Memorial Day

A sentinel was seen placing flags at the memorial in the midst of torrential rain in a video that moved people across the country ahead of Memorial Day on Monday

Baltimore woman shot dead in broad daylight was married to a convicted drug lord and an actor at the same time
Baltimore woman shot dead in broad daylight was married to a convicted drug lord and an actor at the same time

A gunman reportedly chased down 44-year-old Bettie Jenifer on May 10 and shot her several times, with the kill shot being to the head

Fighting back is increasingly becoming part of school shooting guidance
Fighting back is increasingly becoming part of school shooting guidance

Many schools have stuck with the traditional approach of locking down classrooms and letting law enforcement confront the shooter, especially in grade-school settings

Boston Red Sox divided along racial lines over Trump's invitation to the White House
Boston Red Sox divided along racial lines over Trump's invitation to the White House

Multiple title-winning players and teams have given the traditional White House visit a miss ever since Trump took over. They have often cited the president's controversial politics, particularly when it comes to race, as reasons for their protest

Catholic priests, nuns who report sex abuse will be given whistle-blower protections under new law
Catholic priests, nuns who report sex abuse will be given whistle-blower protections under new law

The new law issued by Pope Francis Thursday requires all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-up by their superiors to church authorities

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid children's book scandal
Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid children's book scandal

She came to office contrasting her clean image with her main opponent, ex-mayor Sheila Dixon, who was forced to depart office in 2010 as part of a plea deal for misappropriating about $500 in gift cards meant for needy families

Air force veteran who threatened to 'hang' Barack Obama and kill Maxine Waters jailed for four years
Air force veteran who threatened to 'hang' Barack Obama and kill Maxine Waters jailed for four years

61-year-old Stephen J. Taubert, of Syracuse, was sentenced to 46 months in prison for making threats towards the former president and the California congresswoman. During his sentencing, Taubert lay the blame for his behavior on social media.

The Green Revolution: Electricity generation from coal dips below renewables for first time in US history
The Green Revolution: Electricity generation from coal dips below renewables for first time in US history

Coal, which has long been the go-to fuel source in the power sector, had already been demoted to second place by natural gas, and now wind and solar power are quickly catching up

Gunman opens fire at Baltimore cookout leaving 1 dead and 7 injured
Gunman opens fire at Baltimore cookout leaving 1 dead and 7 injured

Police said the gunfire erupted after 5 p.m. on a block in the city's western district of brick row homes. A man approached a crowd on foot and began firing in what they called 'a very tragic, very cowardly shooting'

In a first, drone delivers kidney for successful transplant saving 44-year-old Baltimore woman
In a first, drone delivers kidney for successful transplant saving 44-year-old Baltimore woman

The drone delivery has been characterized as a "pioneering breakthrough" advancement in human medicine and aviation technology by the University of Maryland

Boy Scouts of America stares at bankruptcy, as more individuals are expected to come forward with sex abuse claims against leaders
Boy Scouts of America stares at bankruptcy, as more individuals are expected to come forward with sex abuse claims against leaders

In New York and elsewhere, lawyers are hard at work recruiting clients to sue the Boy Scouts, alleging they were molested as youths by scoutmasters or other volunteers.

Former NFL player charged with murder of girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter forced her to work out as he felt she was "chunky"
Former NFL player charged with murder of girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter forced her to work out as he felt she was "chunky"

Cierre Wood would reportedly make La'Rayah Davis “run sprints in the apartment, do sit-ups and wall squats" and told police he was “trying to get her on the right path due to her being chunky.”

Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'
Trump admits plan to flood sanctuary cities with 'illegal immigrants'

The White House has at least twice considered a plan to release detained immigrants into "sanctuary cities," three people familiar with the idea confirmed Friday — a plan that critics branded as an effort to use migrants as pawns to go after political opponents

Opioid epidemic is increasing rates of infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis
Opioid epidemic is increasing rates of infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis

The report is co-authored by officials of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine

'Cannibal frat boy' who killed couple, ate husband's face thought he was 'half-man, half-dog'
'Cannibal frat boy' who killed couple, ate husband's face thought he was 'half-man, half-dog'

Austin Harrouff, now 22, murdered Michelle Mishcon and John Stevens, and was trying to eat Stevens' face when police arrived at the couple's home on August 15, 2016

In a first, HIV-positive woman donates kidney to AIDS patient in need of the organ
In a first, HIV-positive woman donates kidney to AIDS patient in need of the organ

Nina Martinez of Atlanta traveled to Johns Hopkins University to donate a kidney to an HIV-positive stranger, saying she 'wanted to make a difference in somebody else's life'

Trump pressures General Motors CEO to reopen Ohio auto plant: 'I don't care, I just want it open!'
Trump pressures General Motors CEO to reopen Ohio auto plant: 'I don't care, I just want it open!'

Trump, in a series of tweets on Saturday and Sunday, vented his frustrations during a conversation with General Motors CEO Mary Barra. 

R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving victims between ages of 13 and 17
R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving victims between ages of 13 and 17

On Thursday, two women said that Kelly picked them out of a crowd at an after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens when she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent.

Maryland mother, 33, who worked as school nurse allegedly had oral sex with multiple students
Maryland mother, 33, who worked as school nurse allegedly had oral sex with multiple students

Samantha Marsh, 33, communicated with the victims on social media and would meet them at multiple places in Crisfield, Baltimore and perform sexual acts in her van

72-year-old woman who runs living facility charged with sexually assaulting 67-year-old woman with dementia
72-year-old woman who runs living facility charged with sexually assaulting 67-year-old woman with dementia

The charges were already set out in June, and the assisted living facility owner had been arrested for carrying out the sinful act on another elderly woman.

Baltimore woman stabbed to death after she stopped and lowered car’s front passenger side window to give money to panhandler
Baltimore woman stabbed to death after she stopped and lowered car’s front passenger side window to give money to panhandler

Jacquelyn Smith rolled down her window to give money to a woman she thought was holding a baby. But she was stabbed when a man approached her car and tried to steal her wallet

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