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Hello, welcome to the Baltimore Sun News Watch live blog for Friday, June 6, 2014. I'm Tim Swift and I'll be your editor for the morning and afternoon. Look for updates from The Sun's newsroom including reporter Carrie Wells. And as always tips and comments are appreciated.
baltimoresun.comFour firefighters suffered minor injuries as part of a house in Curtis Bay collapsed as they fought to put out a blaze in the early hours of Monday morning, according to the Baltimore City Fire Department.
baltimoresun.comThe parents of an 8-month-old were charged with child neglect after they were found Saturday passed out in the front seat of a vehicle in Annapolis as their infant son sat in the back, Anne Arundel police said.
baltimoresun.comA surveillance camera near the East Baltimore murder scene spied a group from the Black Guerrilla Family gathered to congratulate a gang member on a job well done — a long-time rival was dead and a prior killing avenged.
baltimoresun.comHOUSTON – Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy batted .333 in May and continued his hot hitting with a 2-for-4 afternoon on the first day of June i n the Orioles' 9-4 win over the Astros at Minute Maid Park .
baltimoresun.comTo investigate the possibly of future water rate increases, Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young on Monday will request a hearing to discuss a request by the Department of Public Works to borrow up to $2 billion.
baltimoresun.comApple Inc. is expected to announce updated operating systems for its desktop computers and mobile devices -- Mac OSX 10.10 and IOS 8 -- at its annual developers conference starting Monday in San Francisco.
baltimoresun.comThe head of the Mayor's Office of Information Technology has resigned his position amid an investigation into allegations that the department paid contractual employees for work they may not have performed.
baltimoresun.comRep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger , the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee , said Monday that the Obama administration's decision to release five Taliban prisoners in exchange for an American prisoner of war was a "dangerous precedent" that "puts all Americans at risk throughout the world."
baltimoresun.comGov. Martin O'Malley 's band will open for one of the nation's best-known and most political Celtic rock bands Saturday in Baltimore, the governor's political action committee has announced.
baltimoresun.comDistrict 12 delegate candidate Brian Bailey has been charged with a criminal election law violation after a website allegedly created by his campaign to criticize an opponent was discovered not to have an accurate authority line, State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt announced Monday.
by Tim Swift6/2/2014 6:28:48 PM
Harf Co NB I-95 prior Mountain Rd (Exit 74) left lane blocked from accident. #mdtraffic
baltimoresun.comA 20-year-old Bowie man has been arrested and charged with the May 24 detonation of a "bottle-bomb" at a Prince George's County movie theater. Authorities are investigating whether he is responsible for other detonations around the region including one at Arundel Mills mall.
baltimoresun.comA 20-year-old Bowie man accused in a movie theater "bottle bomb" incident in Prince George's County is also a suspect in other similar incidents across the region, inclduing a March incident in Anne Arundel County, law enforcement authorities said.
baltimoresun.comThe Social Security Administration office that reviews disability claims for Central Maryland has the third-longest processing delay in the nation — a backlog that prompted a member of the state's congressional delegation on Monday to call for action.
baltimoresun.comBefore the start of the next school year, Baltimore City youths will need to abide by a new curfew that calls for them to be off the street as early as 9 p.m. under legislation the City Council approved Monday.